The Lyons High School varsity boys’ basketball team were on the road for two games last week. First they made the trek to Ault to take on the Highland Huskies on Tuesday, January 17; then it was off to the big city to try and wrangle the Mustangs of Denver Academy on Thursday, January 19. The road is a demanding mistress; the Lions won one and lost one.
First, the Highland game. Highland is undefeated and ranked second among class 2A sized schools, and thirty-sixth overall in the state no matter the size, so you knew the
The Lyons High School varsity boys’ basketball team had a full schedule last week, playing three games in the span of four days. Gilpin County came to town on the Tuesday, January 10. The postponed snowed out game against Frontier Academy was played the following night in Greeley. And then on Friday, January 13, Lyons again returned to Greeley, this time play Union Colony Prep. Unfortunately, the
The Lyons High School girls’ basketball squad is having their best start to a season in recent memory, winning ten games in a row. Last week the Lady Lions played three games, and beat each of the teams by twenty points or more. Bring on the University of Connecticut Huskies! In 2A they moved up in the CHSAA coaches poll from eighth to sixth, and the team is currently ranked second in the RPI rankings.
The Lyons High School Lady Lions traveled to Dawson last week, and had no problem handling the inexperienced Mustangs on their home court; easily winning the game 57to 23. Throughout the contest the Mustangs struggled against the ferocious Lions' press. Lyons' relentless defense picked apart the Mustangs offense getting over twenty steals that led to many easy buckets. The Lyons starting five
The Lyons High School varsity boys basketball team was scheduled to play a couple of away games to start the New Year. First up was Frontier Academy in Greeley on January 4; the weather was frightful, and the game has been rescheduled for a later date.
The second contest was played on Friday night against league rival Dawson School. The Lions have had a tough go against the ‘Stangs the last few years. As has been the case for the boys in games this year against Clear Creek, Estes Park, and Valley, the game was close;