The young Lions continued their march toward the Colorado State track meet in May with their first qualifying meet earlier this month. The team competed in Aurora at the Bob Caviness Invitational on Saturday, April 8, and responded with forty “season-best” performances! With nearly everyone back and available from spring break, the Lions were able to load up some of their relays and move up a few spots in the state rankings.

 

 

Spring weather in Colorado can often be a challenge for the local sports teams. The track team had planned their Lyons Invitational to fall on Saturday, April 1, the end of the spring break for the St. Vrain District, but with an impending storm looming all week, the

 

 

Former Lyons High School (class of 2016) cross country/track standout Paul Roberts returned to Colorado earlier this week from a successful trip to Uganda for the IAAF U-20 World Cross Country Championships in Kampala. As the first American runner to cross the finish line (33rd place overall) in

 

 

 

After a one-year hiatus, the RE-1J District meet was reinstated by the folks at Mead High School, and the meet for the nine district high schools saw some strong performances as the schools all head into spring break this last week of March. The meet was a mixture of varsity and junior varsity athletes with an expanded number of entries, and the performances also counted in the state rankings as athletes continue to pursue top-18 state

 

 

The Lyons High School girls basketball team missed going to state but, this season was epic. When you think that just two seasons ago the Lions won only five games over the entire season. They won nineteen games this year! It is an outstanding turnaround.  The Lady Lions won the championship title in district 7, they were second in the Mile High League, and based on their win/loss record they were ranked sixth in 2A. This past

 

 

This year’s edition of the Lyons High School track team features sixty-nine hard-working student-athletes, and the Lions came roaring into the 2017 season with two meets in Pueblo on Saturday, March 11, and the following Saturday, March 18, sandwiching their home relay meet on Wednesday,

 

 

The Lyons High School girls’ basketball season came to an end at the Regionals in Colorado Springs with a loss to Denver Christian. The girls were just a single game away from making it into the “Elite Eight” at the State Championship Tournament. Lyons had a great crowd to cheer them on in Colorado Springs; even super-fan Lavern Johnson made the trip to cheer on her girls. 

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