The Uvalde Lobos will begin three-day competition in the 34th-annual Hondo High School Invitational basketball tournament today. Their tourney opener will pit the Lobos against the Bandera Lady Bulldogs in a game set for a 10:30 a.m. tipoff in the old Hondo High School Gym.
The Uvalde Coyotes will travel to Bandera Tuesday night for basketball action against the Bandera Bulldogs. Tip-off time for the varsity game is scheduled for 6:30 p.m., while both subvarsity games will begin at 5 p.m. Coach Robert Shearhart’s Bandera Bulldogs, 2-0 for the season, will face the Coyotes Tuesday following weekend tournament action at Marble Falls.
The Uvalde Coyotes finished three strokes behind the San Antonio O’Connor Panthers to place second in the San Antonio John Jay Fall Invitational golf tournament held Nov. 21 at Castroville’s Alsatian golf course. They posted a team score of 331. O’Connor’s winning score was 328.
The Uvalde Coyotes will be back in basketball action Tuesday night when they take on the undefeated Fredericksburg Battlin’ Billies. Varsity competition in Uvalde High School’s Harvey Kinchlow Gym is scheduled for a 7 p.m. tipoff, while the sub-varsity games will get underway at 5:30 p.m.
Marcos Muñoz and Tenley Ortiz were the top overall finishers in the 5K run of the 30th-annual Southwest Texas Junior College Turkey Trot held last Saturday. Muñoz was the top-finishing male with his time of 17 minutes and 52 seconds, while Ortiz was the top-finishing female with her time of 21 minutes and 44 seconds.
The Uvalde Lobos won their first basketball game of the season last Saturday as they defeated the San Antonio Providence Provets, 33-27, in Floresville tournament competition. Down 11-10 at the end of the first period, the Lobos outscored the Providence girls, 15-9, in the second period to build a 25-20 halftime advantage.
Johnny Gonzalez connected on a three-point field goal during the closing seconds of the game to give the Uvalde Coyotes a thrilling 45-44 basketball victory in their second home opener last Friday night. Playing before a large crowd in Uvalde High School’s Harvey Kinchlow Gym, the Coyotes denied the Eagle Passans a chance to ruin Uvalde’s season home opener.
The Uvalde Coyotes will complete the pre-Thanksgiving Day part of their young 2014-15 basketball schedule Tuesday afternoon when they take on the Southwest Dragons at Southwest High School. Varsity action is set to begin at 1:30 p.m., while the two sub-varsity games will get underway at noon.
The Uvalde Coyotes recently completed their 2014 football campaign. Their season came to an end on Nov. 14 when they lost a 47-28 bi-district decision to the Victoria West Warriors. Though the Coyotes were knocked out of the playoffs, they enjoyed a successful season overall.
The Uvalde Coyotes were eliminated from the high school post-season football playoffs last Friday night as the Victoria West Warriors beat the Uvaldeans, 47-28, in a Class 5A Division I bi-district competition