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

 

 

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,

 

 

Post season play begins next week, and the Lyons High School girls’ basketball squad is peaking at just the right time with two convincing wins last week as the regular season winds down.  Their record now stands at an impressive sixteen wins against only two loses on the season; besting their fifteen wins of last year. The Lions will be battling Heritage Christian, currently sporting a spotless seventeen and oh

 

 

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,

 

 

The Lyons High School varsity boys’ basketball team played a pair of games last week. They played a home game against Twin Peaks Charter Academy and an away game against Dayspring Christian Academy in Greeley. They won the home match, and lost on the road. 

First the good news. The game against Twin Peaks was played on Tuesday, January 31, and the local boys escaped with a 41 to 25 win. “Escaped,”

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