The 18th year of the St. Vrain Invitational is now in the books. The new format of running the middle school meet on Friday, and the high school races on Saturday was a big success. Coach Mark Roberts, Athletic Director Jason Maguire, and the other VIPs involved in scheduling the meet will no doubt plan a two-day race schedule into the foreseeable future for the running of this meet. Coach Roberts acknowledged the “team effort” in executing this meet and thanks all the volunteers who were involved in making this year another high quality event for all involved.
The Lyons High School football team lost a heartbreaker to Front Range Falcons, 13 to 14, last Saturday after what could have been a solid second win of the season.
After several short runs early in the first quarter left the Lions just short of a first down, the team pulled of a perfect faked punt and earned a new set of downs. Senior running back Jake Laurienti carried the ball several times to move the ball within the shadow of the goal post. Then senior, Dante Traghella, leaped over the top for the Lions first touchdown. Sophomore kicker, Alexa Karsel, added the extra point.
The Lyons High School volleyball teams (JV and Varsity) only had one match last week, after having six the week before, giving the girls a much needed breather. With that said, the teams traveled to Fort Collins to take on the Heritage Christian Eagles. The JV squad won their match in straight sets, 25-22 and 25-18. The young Lions were up 22-12 in the first set, but the Eagles clawed their way back into the match and made the Lions earn the win. Charlotte Rogers tallied point 24 by dropping in a second serve for a kill, and Ava McCall put the
The C and JV Lyons High School boys’ basketball teams continue to improve their skills and teamwork and played four different schools in eight days. Most players compete on both the C and JV teams.
Lyons solidly beat Dawson School after returning from the holiday break on Friday, January 6. The C team dominated their game,