Two Uvalde High School swimmers placed among the top finishers in the recent Austin Area Home School Sports Distance Invitational swim meet held at San Antonio’s Palo Alto College. Mabel Fowler placed first in both the women’s 200-yard backstroke and the women’s 400-yard individual medley. Fowler recorded a time of 2:12.21 in the backstroke. Her time in the medley, that included butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, and freestyle, was 4:46.13.
The winner of the Class 4A Division I bi-district football game between the Uvalde Coyotes and the Victoria West Warriors last night will play a regional second-round game next weekend. They will face the winner of the Friday night bi-district game between the Mission Veterans Memorial Minutemen and the Laredo Martin Tigers. Last night at Converse, the Coyotes and the Warriors were scheduled to play in bi-district competition in D.W. Rutledge Stadium.
Saturday at Converse’s D.W. Rutledge Stadium, the Uvalde Coyotes will play football against the Victoria West Warriors. Kick-off time for the Class 4A Division I Bi-District football contest is scheduled for 7 p.m. “We face the challenge of playing a very good football team this week,” said Uvalde High School head football coach Gary Griffin. “They are talented and well-coached.
The Uvalde Lobos will play their first home basketball game of the 2013-14 season tomorrow when they host the Eagle Pass Winn Lady Mavericks. Tip-off time for the season home opener in the Uvalde High School Gym is scheduled for 5 p.m. New UHS girls head basketball coach Jessica Campbell’s Lobos, 2-0 for the season, whipped the Natalia Mustangs, 58-30, Tuesday night at Natalia.
The Medina Valley Panthers played a near-perfect game Friday night on the way to recording a 37-14 district football victory over the Uvalde Coyotes. Playing before a large crowd in their final home game of the regular season, the Panthers turned in their best overall performance of the season. Offensively, they racked up nearly 500 yards. They totaled 353 yards passing, including wide receiver Devin Ogden’s 14 catches for 327 yards and three touchdowns performance.
Tuesday night in the Uvalde High School Gym, the Uvalde Coyotes will open their 2013-14 season basketball as they host the Boerne Champion Chargers. Tip-off time for the varsity game is scheduled for 7 p.m., while both sub-varsity games are set for a 5:30 p.m. tipoff. Former UHS basketball standout Sutton “Tut” Wardlaw will be making his head coaching debut as new head coach of the Coyotes.
The Uvalde Coyotes will play their final regular-season football game on the road tomorrow night as they travel to Castroville to take on the Medina Valley Panthers. Kick-off time for the District 29-4A contest is scheduled for 7 p.m. Steve Hale is the new head football coach at Medina Valley this season, He comes to MV following successful head football coaching stints at Fort Worth Arlington Heights and Hutto.
The Uvalde Lobos battled back from a two-game deficit to win game three, but they wound up losing a 25-16, 25-16, 17-25, 25-18 bi-district volleyball decision to the Victoria West Warriors in competition Tuesday night at La Vernia. Playing before a mostly-Victoria crowd of volleyball fans in the La Vernia High, the Warriors won the first two games of the playoff match. But in game three, the Lobos bounced back to build up an early 4-1 lead. Mackenzie Coates scored the first point off of a quickset spike.
The Uvalde Coyotes enjoyed a very successful night in the Honey Bowl on Friday as they defeated the San Antonio Harlandale Indians in a 34-21 district football thriller. With the win, the Coyotes kept themselves in first place in the District 29-4A standings and they clinched a post-season playoff berth. The Uvaldeans avenged a lopsided loss that they suffered against Harlandale in 2012 and they gave the Uvalde High School seniors on the team a memorable victory in their final home game.
The Uvalde Lobos will face the Victoria West Warriors in Class 4A bidistrict volleyball competition Tuesday night at La Vernia. Action in the post-season playoff match will get under way at 7 p.m. Admission cost is $4 for adults and $2 for students. Coach Stephanie Coates’ Lobos, 22-18 for the season, captured a portion of the District 29-4A volleyball title as they whipped the Southside Cardinals in a 25-11, 25-15, and 25-10 sweep last Tuesday night.