Drew Kirkpatrick, outstanding offensive starting lineman the last three years for the Uvalde Coyotes, recently participated in the Blue-Grey All American Bowl at AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys, in Arlington. Before you are invited to the Super Combine you have to compete in the regional combine. Kirkpatrick’s journey began last April when he was invited to the regional event in Arlington. He opened some eyes when he was the fastest lineman (5.1 seconds) weighing more than 250 pounds in the 40-yard dash. He tied for Most Valuable Player of the combine.
Five of the most outstanding football players in District 29-5A during the 2014 season played for the Uvalde Coyotes. Seniors Jerry Almaraz, Drew Kirkpatrick, and Corbin Cargil, and juniors Trae Garcia and Ernest Ortiz received most outstanding player recognition on the District 29-5A All- District football team. Almaraz was named the most-outstanding quarterback, Kirkpatrick was named the most-outstanding offensive lineman, and Cargil was named the mostoustanding safety.
Three members of the 2014 Uvalde Lobos volleyball team were selected to the District 29-5A All-District first team. Senior outside hitter Sydney Mueller, junior setter Peyton Redfearn, and junior libero Gloria Perez made the All-District first team. Perez shared district defensive player of the year honors with Laredo Cigarroa’s Denise Loredo.
The Uvalde Coyotes trounced the Pearsall Mavericks, 77-41, last Saturday to capture third place in the Poteet High School Invitational basketball tournament. Up by a score of 13-8 at the end of the first period, the Coyotes outscored the Mavericks, 24-14, in the second period to fashion a 37-22 half-time lead.
The Uvalde Coyotes will play the Hondo Owls in basketball competition tomorrow night at Hondo. Tip-off time for the varsity game is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Preceding the varsity game will be a 5 p.m. freshman game and a 6:15 p.m. junior varsity game. Coach Tut Wardlaw’s Coyotes, 6-5 for the season, will enter action tomorrow coming off a 66-39 road loss to the San Angelo Central Bobcats Monday night at San Angelo.
The Uvalde Lobos will tip off their District 29-5A basketball schedule tomorrow night when they host the Eagle Pass Winn Lady Mavericks. Varsity competition between the Lobos and the Lady Mavs in Uvalde High School’s Harvey Kinchlow Gym is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. The two sub-varsity basketball games will get underway at 5:30 p.m.
The Uvalde Coyotes will be on the road for a pair of high school basketball games this week. Tuesday, the Coyotes will travel to San Antonio to play the San Angelo Central Bobcats, while Friday, the Uvaldeans will be at Hondo to take on the Hondo Owls. Coach Tut Wardlaw’s Coyotes 3-4 for the season, will enter play this week following weekend tournament action at Poteet High School.
It will be the Uvalde Coyotes vs. the Uvalde Lobos in the secondannual Uvalde High School Soccer Cup match set for Wednesday night in the Honey Bowl. Pre-sale tickets cost are $3, while tickets purchased at the gate will cost $5.
The Uvalde Lobos hit on only 10 of 37 free throws Tuesday night, but they nearly won their basketball game played in Uvalde High School’s Harvey Kinchlow Gym. Down by seven points with just over two minutes left in the game, the Lobos rallied to cut the deficit to one point.
The Uvalde Coyotes will open play in the 2014 Poteet High School Invitational basketball tournament with a pair of games today. At 1:30 p.m., the Coyotes will go up against the San Antonio Cole Cougars. Following that game, the Coyotes will face the Hondo Owls in a game set for a 4:30 p.m. tipoff.