Young Lions Shine at JV and Middle School Track and Field Championships

By Renée Haip
Each year the JV and Middle School Championships meets give us a glimpse of the younger talent being developed at both the high school and middle school levels. The JV Championships were held at Everly-Montgomery Field in Longmont on April 22. Just one day after the rescheduled Boulder County Championships, many of these younger athletes

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Smashing Records

By Renée Haip
At a big school meet like the Stutler Bowl Twilight Invitational held at Cherry Creek High School on Friday, April 25, scoring opportunities (first through eighth place) only come to those Lyons’ athletes competitive beyond the stage of small school competition. Coach

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The Bob Charles Trophy Stays In Lyons

By Renée Haip
The Boulder County Track and Field Championships (BoCo) has a proud tradition of showcasing and celebrating the high caliber talent of the county’s two school districts—St. Vrain and Boulder Valley, as well as honoring coaches, officials, and graduating seniors. During the stormy opening ceremonies of the 39th annual edition of BoCo, Lyons seniors Ryan Smith and Lauren Simms represented Lyons in the flag ceremony. Fellow seniors Zach Christiansen and Jenna Anderson, standout athletes and scholars, were honored with scholarships. Congratulations to Christiansen, who was awarded the John “Jet” Johnson Dedication Scholarship, and to Anderson, who was awarded the Bruce Tashiro Memorial Scholarship.

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Lyons Track and Field at 2015 Pomona Invitational

By Renée Haip
On April 11 and 12, Lyons’ track and field athletes faced some of the toughest competition yet this season at the Pomona Invitational at Jefferson County Stadium in Lakewood. Despite minimum qualifying standards and

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Lyons Competes At Mountain Range Mustang Invitational

By Renée Haip
On April 5, Lyons’ athletes participated in yet another highly competitive meet, the Mountain Range Mustang Track and Field Invitational at Mountain Range High School in Westminster. Due to spring break absences, the Lions boasted a small, yet powerful contingent of competitors producing thirteen personal records. After the weekend results were registered into Colorado Milesplit statistics, the 2A virtual meet shows the Lyons’ boys pulling slightly ahead of Cedaredge in the numbers game, while the Lady Lions continue to hold a solid second to Paonia.

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Lyons Track and Field at Longmont Invitational

By Renée Haip
On Saturday, March 28, Lyons Track and Field participated in the highly competitive Longmont Invitational against top competition from across the state. The Lions competed well with approximately twenty-six personal bests and some excellent early season marks, which left a striking impact on the 2A state leader board. The season is indeed looking bright for the hometown team.

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Track and Field Intra-Squad Scrimmage

By Renée Haip
On Saturday, March 21, Lyons Track and Field participated in a spirited intra-squad scrimmage at the high school that produced some fine performances. Divided into two mixed teams of boys and girls, the “white team” was led by seniors Ryan Smith, Jenna Anderson, Brett Curry, Savannah Drotar, and Faith Myers. The “blue team” was led by seniors

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Opening Week For Lyons Track & Field

By Renée Haip
The 2015 season officially opened with the RE-1J  District Meet held at Longmont’s Everly-Montgomery Field on March 10. Senior Tullef Rudlong ran well in the sprints with third place finishes in both the 100M and 200M, respectively running 11.64 and 24.13. In the 1600M run, the Lyons’ distance crew accumulated points with Paul Roberts (Jr.) taking first in 4:30.92, Matt Dillon (Sr.) fourth in 4:45.94, and Joel Such (Jr.) sixth in 4:48.9. Senior Ryan Smith placed second in the high jump with a personal record match of 5’10” and finished fourth in the 300M hurdles with 44.18. In the pole vault, junior Owen George placed second with eleven feet, while fellow juniors Cameron Cross and Mitchell Simms

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Dragons Defeat Lions To End Play-Off Run

By Kari Basey
The Lyons High boy’s basketball team played the Holyoke Dragons in the first round of the regional playoffs last Friday, March 6. The winner of the four-team tournament would advance to the 2A state

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