Uvalde High School’s Mabel Fowler takes in a quick breath of air while swimming in the girls 500-yard freestyle swim competitiion of the regional swim meet. Fowler finished second in the race. She recorded a time of 5:08.48. Fowler’s time was good enough to qualify her for a berth in the state swim meet set Feb. 20 and 21 at Austin
The Uvalde Lobos will close out their 2014-15 basketball season Tuesday night when they host the Laredo Nixon Lady Mustangs. Tip-off time for the varsity ball game in Uvalde High School’s Harvey Kinchlow Gym is scheduled for 7 p.m. Prior to the contest, the Uvalde High School seniors on the basketball team will be honored during a special pre-game ceremony. Coach Karla Sendejo’s Lobos, 2-10 in district play and 4-26 for the season overall, will come into their season finale following Friday night action against the Laredo Martin Lady Tigers.
Drew Kirkpatrick (front, middle) will be playing football for Blinn College in Brenham next school year. Wednesday, Kirkpatrick signed his letter of intent with Blinn. On hand for the signing ceremony were his father Dee (front, left), his mother Bunny (front, right) and UHS football coaches (back, left to right) Kameron Arnold, R.T. Gonzales, and Gary Griffin.
The Uvalde Lobos will travel to Laredo tomorrow night to face the Laredo Nixon Lady Mustangs in District 29-5A soccer competition. Kick-off time for the varsity game is set for 7:30 p.m., while the junior varsity game will get
underway at 6 p.m. Coach Alan Hughes’ Lobos, 3-0 in district and 6-5 for the season, crushed the Eagle Pass Winn Lady Mavericks,8-0, on a cold, wet night at the Uvalde High School soccer field Tuesday.
The Uvalde Coyotes will be at Laredo tomorrow night to take on the Laredo Martin Tigers in District 29-5A basketball action. Play in the varsity gameis set to begin at 7 p.m., while the two sub-varsity games are scheduled to get
underway at 5:30 p.m. Last month, the Coyotes defeated the Martin Tigers in a 51-46 district thrillerplayed in Uvalde High School’s Harvey Kinchlow Gym.
Uvalde High School swimmers placed in a number of different events in the District 29-5A swim meet at San Antonio last Friday. Mabel Fowler captured UHS’ lone first-place medal as she took top honors in the women’s 200-yard backstroke. Fowler’s first-place time was 59.92 seconds. She claimed runner-up honors in the women’s 500- yard freestyle with her time of 5:11.91.
The Uvalde Lobos will host the Eagle Pass Winn Lady Mavericks in District 29-5A soccer Tuesday. Kick-off time for the varsity game is set for 7 p.m. Preceding that game will be a 5 p.m. junior varsity game between Uvalde and Eagle Pass Winn. Coach Alan Hughes’ Lobos, 1-0 in district and 4-5 for the season, were to play the Laredo Cigarroa Lady Toros Friday. Results from that game will be reported in Thursday’s edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.
The Uvalde Coyotes will try to do a better job of shooting the ball on Tuesday when they face the Somerset Bulldogs in a District 29-5A basketball rematch. Last month, the Coyotes experienced one of their worst shooting nights of the season in a 57-38 district loss to the Bulldogs in a ball game played at Somerset. That night, the Coyotes connected on only 26 percent of their shots from the field, 14 out of 53 attempts. Up 15-10 at the end of the first period, the Coyotes were outscored by the Bulldogs, 19-1, in the second period.
The Uvalde Lobos will make their District 29-5A home soccer debut tomorrow, while the Uvalde Coyotes will play in district action on the road. Uvalde High School’s soccer field will be the site for the district matchup between the Lobos and the Laredo Cigarroa Lady Toros tomorrow. Kick-off time for the varsity game is set for 7 p.m., while the junior varsity teams will begin play at 5 p.m.
The Uvalde Coyotes snapped a three-game district losing streak as they defeated the Eagle Pass Winn Mavericks in a 49-46 basketball thriller last Friday night in Uvalde High School’s Harvey Kinchlow Gym. “We got a desperately needed win to help us climb back a little into the playoff hunt,” said UHS head coach Tut Wardlaw. “This was not our best defensive game, but we played well enough to get the win. And that’s all that really matters,” said Wardlaw.