Uvaldeans will travel for six Uvalde High School football games next season. Beginning with the 2014 season opener and ending with the district finale, the Coyotes and their fans will be traveling out of town for most of their games. “It’s a competitive schedule. There will be a lot of travel involved for us next season, but the schedule will be reversed in 2015,” said UHS head football coach Gary Griffin. “Overall, I think it is a good schedule. Our fans will be seeing a lot of new teams. We look forward to next season.”
Friday at Marvin Kolinek Field, the Uvalde Coyotes will begin their District 29-4A baseball campaign when they host the San Antonio Kennedy Rockets. The contest will get under way at 6:30 p.m. Coach Tim Bertholf’s Coyotes, 3-4-1 for the season, will enter their district opener following a weekend of baseball competition in the Southwest tournament.
Uvalde’s Mabel Fowler ended her first high school swimming season at the Class 4A state swim meet last weekend at Austin’s Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swim Center. Though she did not place among the top finishers in her two events, she did represent Uvalde High School well. Fowler, a 14-year-old UHS freshman, wound up finishing 13th overall in the 100-meter backstroke and in 14th place in the 500-meter freestyle in the finals of the meet last Saturday.
Uvalde and Medina Valley will face each other in a District 55-4A soccer rematch tomorrow. The Uvalde Coyotes will host the Medina Valley Panthers in district action at the Uvalde High School soccer field, while the Uvalde Lobos will face the Lady Panthers in district action at Castroville.
Tuesday night, Uvalde High School soccer teams will host the San Antonio Hawkins Hawks in varsity doubleheader action at the UHS soccer field. At 5 p.m., the Uvalde Lobos will take on the Hawkins girls, while the Uvalde Coyotes will face the Hawkins boys at 7 p.m. The Coyotes will be celebrating Parents Night as the UHS varsity players and their parents will be honored during special pre-game ceremonies.
Mabel Fowler was in Austin Friday to represent Uvalde High School in the state swimming meet at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swim Center. The Uvalde High School freshman placed seventh in her heat of both the Class 4A girls 100-meter backstroke and the 500-meter freestyle in preliminary race competiton. Fowler’s times were 1:00.89 in the backstroke and 5:12 in the freestyle. She was scheduled to vie in B Finals competition in the state meet set for yesterday morning.
Uvalde High School sports fans were treated to a baseball thriller Monday night at Marvin Kolinek Field as the Coyotes rallied to claim a 7-6 victory over the Laredo United South Panthers. Up by four runs, the Panthers needed only three Uvalde outs in the seventh inning to win the season opener. But they were unable to nail down the final out as the Coyotes scored five runs to win the game.
Uvalde High School freshman Mabel Fowler will be in Austin tomorrow to compete in the state swimming meet. Fowler will be vying in the 100-meter backstroke and in the 500-meter freestyle competition. She recently took first place honors in the 100-meter backstroke of the Region VIII swimming meet at San Antonio’s George Block Aquatics Center. Her time was 1:00.21.
The Uvalde Coyotes will open their 2014 season at home against the Laredo United South Panthers tomorrow night. Action at Marvin Kolinek Field is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Admission to the game will cost $4 for adults and $2 for students. Coach Tim Bertholf’s Coyotes will begin play tomorrow coming off of a rigorous preseason scrimmage schedule that featured action against Boerne, Del Rio, and Eagle Pass Winn.
Uvalde and San Antonio Kennedy will battle in high school soccer here this week. Tuesday, the Uvalde Coyotes will host the Kennedy Rockets in District 55-4A soccer action, while the Uvalde Lobos will host the Kennedy Lady Rockets in district play Wednesday. The varsity games both nights at the Uvalde High School soccer field are set to begin at 7 p.m. and will be preceded by a 5 p.m.