La Pryor Bulldogs handed the Nueces Canyon Panthers a 66-12 loss on Friday night in the district opener. The Panthers were able to get on the board in the first half with a 54-yard touchdown pass from Bailey Gober to Nathan Carleton. The point-after-touchdown attempt was no good. In the second half, Gober connected with Wesley Harmon for an 18-yard touchdown with the pointafter attempt once again being no good.
The District 29-5A champion Uvalde High School tennis team will travel to Corpus Christi to compete in the District 29-5A/30-5A Area team tennis tournament this weekend. Coach Terri Rambie’s Coyotes and Lobos, 9-6 for the season in dual-team competition, will take on the Victoria West Warriors in dual-team tennis action beginning at 9 a.m. tomorrow.
Following back-toback district road trips, the Uvalde Coyotes will be back at home tomorrow night as they host the Laredo Nixon Mustangs. Kick-off time for the District 29-5A football contest in Uvalde’s Honey Bowl is set for 7:30 p.m. Coach Tommy Ramirez’s Mustangs will enter play against the Coyotes tomorrow looking for their first win of the 2014 football season.
Friday and Saturday, the Uvalde High School tennis team will be at Corpus Christi to compete in the Class 5A Area team tennis tournament. The Uvaldeans will face the Victoria West Warriors in their first Area tournament match set for 9 a.m. Friday at Calallen High School.
The Uvalde Lobos will host the Medina Valley Lady Panthers in District 29-5A volleyball competition Tuesday. Play in the varsity match will begin in Uvalde High School’s Harvey Kinchlow Gym at 6 p.m., while subvarsity matches will get under way at 5 p.m.
The Uvalde Coyotes got off to a strong start in the first half and they coasted the rest of the way to their sixth football victory of the season as they whipped the Eagle Pass Winn Mavericks, 34-10, Friday night. Uvalde fans at Eagle Pass’ Cozel Foster-Veterans Memorial Stadium had something to cheer about early as return man Damien Mendoza returned the opening kickoff 87 yards for a Coyotes touchdown.
The Uvalde Lobos avenged an early-season loss, claimed sole possession of third place in the District 29-5A standings, and won their fifth consecutive volleyball match as they downed the Southside Lady Cardinals in a 26-24, 25-21, and 25-19 sweep Tuesday night. Playing before a large, loud crowd in Uvalde High School’s Harvey Kinchlow Gym, the Uvalde girls won an exciting first game.
The Uvalde Coyotes will travel to Eagle Pass tomorrow night to take on the Eagle Pass Winn Mavericks in District 29-5A football competition. Kick-off time for the contest at Eagle Pass’ Cozel Foster Memorial Stadium is set for 7:30 p.m.
The Uvalde Lobos will be seeking to avenge an earlier-season loss Tuesday night as they host the Southside Lady Cardinals in a District 29-5A volleyball rematch. Varsity action will get underway at 6 p.m., while the two sub-varsity matches are set to begin at 5 p.m. Last month at Southside, the Lobos lost a 25-13, 25-20, and 25-21 decision to the Lady Cardinals.
Uvalde High School’s Coyotes and Lobos Classic cross-country meet is scheduled for Wednesday at the UHS practice complex. Action in the running meet will get underway at 4:45 p.m. with the seventhgrade girls and boys running in the first race of the afternoon.