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.
The Uvalde Coyotes go up against the San Antonio Harlandale Indians in District 29-4A football competition tomorrow night. Kick-off time for the contest in the Honey Bowl is scheduled for 7 p.m. The Indians were the pre-season pick to win the District 29-4A football championship this season. Isaac Martinez, who has served as head football coach at Harlandale for over 20 years, began the season with a large number of returning starters and lettermen from the 2012 season.
The Uvalde Lobos captured a part of the District 29-4A volleyball championship Tuesday night as they defeated the Southside Cardinals, 25-11, 25-14, and 25-10, in the Uvalde High School Gym. With the win, Coach Stephanie Coates’ Lobos, now 22-18 for the season, finished in a three-way tie for first place in the district volleyball standings. The Lobos, Medina Valley, and Floresville each finished district play with a record of 11-3.
Uvalde High School’s four senior volleyball players will be honored prior to the Uvalde-Southside varsity volleyball match Tuesday. UHS senior volleyball players Alessandra Ortiz, Haley Dalrymple, Gloria Rangel, and Elsa Rodriguez will be recognized prior to the start of the varsity match between the Uvalde Lobos and the Southside Cardinals set to begin at 6 p.m. Prior to the varsity match, the sub-varsity teams will play at 5 p.m. Earlier this season, the Lobos defeated the Southside girls, 25-19, 25-8, and 25-20, in district competition at Southside.
The Uvalde Coyotes did their part to make the 2013 Uvalde High School Homecoming celebration a complete success as they recorded a 46-13 football victory over the San Antonio Memorial Minutemen Friday night. Playing before a large crowd in the Honey Bowl, the Coyotes built up a 39-10 lead in the first half and cruised to victory in the second half. “Our kids played well. I am really proud of their overall performance,” said UHS head football coach Gary Griffin. “As a coach, you always worry about the distractions that come with Homecoming week. You want the players to have fun during Homecoming, but at the same time, you want them to focus on the game. I think they accomplished both things.” The game was a tale of two halves.
The Uvalde Coyotes will take on the San Antonio Memorial Minutemen tomorrow night as Uvalde High School celebrates 2013 Homecoming. Kick-off time for the contest in the Honey Bowl is scheduled for 7 p.m. Alex Guerra, who is in his second season as head football coach at Memorial High School, lists a large number of returning players from last year’s team. Coach Guerra’s Minutemen, 1-3 in district and 3-4 for the season, enter play tomorrow coming off a 42-23 loss to the districtleading Harlandale Indians last Friday night.
Tomorrow night, the Uvalde Lobos will host the San Antonio Memorial Lady Minutemen in District 29-4A volleyball competition. Because of Uvalde High School Homecoming activities, the starting time for the varsity volleyball match has been switched from 6 p.m. to 5 p.m. The Uvalde-Memorial sub-varsity volleyball matches are set for 6 p.m. Earlier this season, the Lobos defeated the Memorial girls, 25-20, 25-21, and 25-16, in action in Edgewood Gym at San Antonio.
The Uvalde Lobos will play their final volleyball road game of the District 29-4A season Tuesday when they travel to San Antonio for a district rematch against the Kennedy Rockets. Play in the varsity match is set to begin at 6 p.m., while the sub-varsity matches are to get under way at 5 p.m.
Turnovers and penalties proved costly for the Uvalde Coyotes Friday as they lost a 28-14 decision to the Floresville Tigers in District 29-4A football action on a rainy night at Floresville. The Coyotes turned the ball over four times and they were penalized at some inopportune times.