The Uvalde Coyotes will begin District 29-4A basketball competition Friday when they host the San Antonio Kennedy Rockets. Tip-off time for the varsity game is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. in the Uvalde High School Gym. Preceding the varsity game will be a 5 p.m. junior varsity contest. The freshman teams will play in the old UHS Gym, beginning at 5 p.m.
The Uvalde Lobos will face a couple of tough District 29-4A basketball road games this week. Tuesday night, the Lobos will be at Castroville to play the Medina Valley Lady Mavericks and they will travel to San Antonio to take on the Kennedy Lady Rockets Friday. The varsity game will get under way at 6:30 p.m., while the sub-varsity games will start at 5 p.m.
The Uvalde Lobos will tip off their District 29-4A basketball season tomorrow when they host the San Antonio Harlandale Indians. Varsity action in the Uvalde High School Gym will begin at 6:30 p.m. Both sub-varsity games between the Lobos and the Indians will get under way at 5 p.m. Coach Jessica Campbell’s Lobos, 6-6 for the season, will enter the district opener coming off of action in the Hondo tournament last weekend.
It was a cold night outside of the Uvalde High School Gym and an even colder night on the inside of the gym for the Uvalde Coyotes who suffered a poor shooting performance in a 45-32 basketball loss to the Bandera Bulldogs. “We could not throw it [the ball] into the ocean if we were standing on the beach,” said UHS head basketball coach Tut Wardlaw. “Good defense kept us in the game for most of the night, but in the end, we just could not hit enough shots to win the game.”
Tuesday night in the Uvalde High School Gym, the Uvalde Coyotes will host the Bandera Bulldogs in basketball competition. Tip-off time for the varsity game is set for 6:30 p.m., while the junior varsity game and the freshman game both are scheduled to begin at 5 p.m.
The Uvalde Lobos will tip off their District 29-4A basketball season next Friday night when they host the San Antonio Harlandale Indians. Varsity action in the Uvalde High School Gym will begin at 6:30 p.m. Both sub-varsity games between the Lobos and the Indians will get under way at 5 p.m. Coach Jessica Campbell’s Lobos, 4-3 for the season, will enter their district opener coming off of basketball action in the Hondo tournament this weekend.
The Uvalde Lobos scored early and scored often Tuesday night as they defeated the Carrizo Springs Lady Cats, 68-25, in basketball competition. Playing before a large crowd of fans in the Uvalde High School Gym, the Lobos got off to a 19-2 start in the first period. Mackenzie Coates sank a pair of free throws to give the Lobos a 2-0 lead. Shelby Gest downed a layup for Carrizo Springs to tie the score.
The Uvalde Coyotes will begin competition in the South San Invitational basketball tournament today at San Antonio. They will face the tourney host South San Bobcats in a 2 p.m. contest in the Durbon Center. The winner of the game will advance to play the winner between Weslaco and TMI tomorrow.
THE FOLLOWING was written by Uvalde Leader-News circulation manager Pete Luna.
“Who said we were 24-point underdogs?” chanted members of the La Pryor Bulldogs football team as the game clock officially marked their 35-27 victory over the Sabinal Yellowjackets. Sabinal was favored to win, but the second matchup of the season was the antidote the La Pryor Bulldogs were seeking when they faced off against the Yellowjackets on Friday night. On Sept. 6, the Bulldogs fell, 30-7, against the Yellowjackets.
Jessica Campbell is the new girls head basketball coach at Uvalde High School. Campbell made her debut on Nov. 5 when the Uvalde Lobos beat the Carrizo Springs Lady Wildcats, 32-12, in the season opener. Campbell, a graduate of Fort Stockton High School and Texas A&M University, and her family come to Uvalde from Marfa, where she served as a high school Agriculture teacher and head volleyball coach for a number of years.