District 29-5A volleyball teams did not fare well against District 30-5A teams bi-district in playoff action this past week. At Floresville last Tuesday night, the Uvalde Lobos, District 29-5A’s third-place finisher, lost a 25-22, 25-21, 12-25, and 25-22 decision to the District 30-4A runner-up Flour Bluff Hornets.
It was a messy night for high school football Friday at Castroville. Enough rain fell before and during the game to make the conditions at Panthers Stadium miserable for fans. The play by the teams on the field was about as messy as the weather since the rainfall made the ball wet and the playing surface wet.
The Uvalde High School tennis team won one match and lost two matches in Class 5A Region IV team tennis tournament competition last Friday and Saturday at San Antonio. After losing to Boerne Champion, 19-0, in their first match last Friday, Coach Terri Rambie’s Coyotes and Lobos bounced back to defeat Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Southwest, 10-9, later Friday.
The Uvalde Coyotes will wind up their 2014 regularseason football schedule tomorrow night when they travel to Castroville to take on the Medina Valley Panthers. Kick-off time for the District 29-5A contest is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Coach Steve Hale’s Panthers, 3-3 in district play and 3-6 for the season, come into the game tomorrow following their best overall performance of the season.
Jimbo Beard caught the big bass of the day for both days of the Uvalde Bass Club’s October fishing tournament. Those two big fish helped Beard to claim first place on both days of the tournament. On Oct. 11, Beard caught a 10.82-pounder.
On a trick-or-treat Halloween Friday night, the Uvalde Coyotes treated a large Uvalde High School homecoming crowd to a football thriller. The Coyotes downed the Southside Cardinals, 21-14, to clinch a post-season playoff berth.
Saturday at San Antonio, Uvalde High School runners will be vying in the Class 5A Region IV crosscountry running meet. The Class 5A regional girls’ race at the University of Texas at San Antonio’s National Shooting Complex is set to begin at 10 a.m., while the Class 5A regional boys’ race will get under way at 10:30 a.m.
The Uvalde Lobos enjoyed a successful end to their 2014 volleyball regular season Tuesday as they recorded a 25-19, 25-15, and 25-21 sweep over the Laredo Cigarroa Lady Toros. With the victory, the Lobos chalked up a win in their final home match of the season, gave the UHS Seniors on the team a final home victory, and clinched third place in the District 29-5A volleyball standings.
The Uvalde Coyotes will play one of the top football teams in District 29-5A tomorrow night when they host the Southside Cardinals. Kick-off time for the 2014 Uvalde High School homecoming football game is set for 7:30 p.m. in the Honey Bowl.