By Coach Mark Roberts and McCourt Thomas
The Lyons Lions kicked off a busy month of meets this past Friday at the sunny Doherty Spartan Cross Country Invitational in Colorado Springs. The meet offered a sneak peek of the State XC Meet course, which the Lions have their eyes on reaching at the end of the month.    



Last week, senior libero, Ava McCall, sat down with student manager, Bella Alexander, to answer some "getting to know you" questions.

BA - Who is the most influential person in your life?

AM - The most influential people in my life is probably my mom and dad. I can’t pick just one. They both are always there for me and push me when I need it but allow me the freedom to become my own person. I am forever grateful for what they have done for me and what they will help me with in the future.



By Bella Alexander

Editor's Note: Bella is a senior at Lyons Middle/Senior High School. She will graduate in May 2019 and wants to pursue a career in writing and voice acting. As such she has agreed to write volleyball articles for the Lyons Recorder. We thank her for her contributions.

Hello Readers!
I am Bella Alexander, student manager of our beloved Lyons High School volleyball team. Head coach, Heather Evans, asked me to share my role in the program and unique perspective from behind the scenes with you.

I had never thought of being a manager until this season. I played volleyball from eighth grade through my junior year. When senior year rolled



By Coach Mark Roberts and McCourt Thomas
The Lyons Lions cross country teams stormed the course at the Pat Patten Invitational in Boulder last Saturday, with Lyons boys and girls hitting season’s best times across the board. On a beautiful day under the shadow of the Flatirons, eight girls and a dozen boys ran their fastest 5K times of the season so far.



By Heather Evans & Bella Alexander
To our favorite Lyons High School Volleyball Friends & Fans! The 2018 season is underway and what a season it has been thus far! Coming off the high of winning state in 2017, we find ourselves in a bit of a rebuilding year. With eight seniors off to life after high school, the Lyons welcomed eight new faces, seven freshman and one transfer student-athlete from Texas. Our coaching staff saw changes as well. We hired a new head coach in Heather Evans and a new C team coach in Marcus Richardson. Paula

The RE-1J cross county meet at Sunset Golf Course in Longmont last week included all the middle schools in the St Vrain district. For the Lyons' boys Cole Thomas took first place overall, and Sage Wynja placed third. For the Lyons' girls Jamison Legh took first place, Desta Soma finished in 10th place with a near tie with the 11th place runner



High temperatures and a hilly course didn’t stop the Lyons Lions cross country team from taking individual firsts in both the girls’ and boys’ races for the high school and middle school competitions this past week. Temperatures soared into the 90s at the RE-1J District Meet 5K on the Sunset Golf Course in Longmont, but that did not slow

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