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Category: esports

Lyon College's esports camp is back!

Grab your controllers and keyboards for Lyon College’s last esports camp of the year! We’ve got fighters, MOBAs, racing, rhythm, rocket cars playing soccer, and all we need are eager gamers looking to step up their play to the next level. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 16-17, Lyon will be hosting an esports camp in the Maxfield Room of Edwards Commons, from 5-9 p.m., providing attendees with an opportunity to improve different aspects of their game.  A variety of games will ... Read More
at Monday, November 21, 2022

Game on: Lyon students create esports mural

Lyon art students (from left) Rachel Tyler, Aria Switzer, Tatum Florendo and Abigail Rutter completed a mural for the Esports Room in the Mabee-Simpson Library.     Lyon students learned that video games aren’t the only thing that require strategy. Art students Rachel Tyler, Tatum Florendo, Aria Switzer and Abigail Rutter recently completed a mural for the Esports Room in the Mabee-Simpson Library. Tyler said this was the group’s first project for their murals cla... Read More
at Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Lyon Esports to host first LAN game night on Aug. 28

Lyon Esports will be hosting multiple local area network (LAN) game nights this year, and the first one will be held on Saturday, Aug. 28, from 6 p.m. to midnight in the Maxfield Room of Edwards Commons. Director of Esports Payton Tucker said the LAN night is BYOC (Bring Your Own Computer). The event is free and will have free food for attendees. Read More
at Monday, August 23, 2021

Lyon esports player wins first championship

Jordan Deuley (center) signs with the Lyon College Esports team at Van Buren High School.   Jordan “Dewy413” Deuley hasn’t started playing for the Lyon College Esports team yet, but he has already won his first championship. Deuley, of Van Buren, won an Arkansas State Championship for the game Rocket League on May 28. The Van Buren Pointers won against Bryant High School in a close match with an ending set score of 4 to 2. Deuley was overjoyed to win the first champ... Read More
at Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Lyon esports team scores big in first tournament

Lyon College’s varsity esports team took first place at the Hendrix Smash Tournament in Conway on Nov. 16. The tournament featured two versus two matches in the game Rocket League, with the winning team scoring best out of three rounds.  The varsity team of senior Jordan “Jaba” Bright, of Tuckerman, and freshman Eddie “Plasmaburst2” Hunt, of Tulsa, Okla., went on an undefeated streak and captured first place and the trophy. The junior varsity team of junio... Read More
at Wednesday, November 20, 2019