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Category: esports

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... 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... Read More
at Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Esports program partners with Techni Sport

The Lyon College Esports Program has secured its first program sponsor, partnering with Techni Sport. Techni Sport, a gaming chair and gaming accessories company, has provided 15 gaming chairs for Lyon’s new esports arena, which is expected to open this fall. “It’s exciting to have our first sponsor,” said Esports Coach Austin Lonsert. “Techni Sport believes in us to create a strong program, and I can’t thank them enough.” The gaming chairs... Read More
at Wednesday, June 5, 2019