Uvalde High School senior Sydney Mueller (front, middle) will play volleyball for Trinity Valley Community College at Athens next season. Mueller signed a letter of intent Tuesday afternoon. On hand for the ceremony were her mom Brenda (front, left), her dad Kenneth(front, right), her club coach Maggie Lakata (back, left), UHS head volleyball coach Jessica Campbell (back, middle), and UHS athletic director Gary Griffin (back, right).
Uvalde High School powerlifters Nadia Gomez and Drew Kirkpatrick are in the process of preparing for regional meet competition. Gomez will vie in the girls’ regional meet scheduled for Saturday at Edcouch-Elsa High School, whileKirkpatrick will compete in the the boys’ regional meet set for one week from Saturday at Weslaco High School. Neither Gomez nor Kirkpatrick participated in the recent Crystal City powerlifting meet.
For the second consecutive weekend, the Uvalde Coyotes will face some of the best high school baseball teams in the state in tournament competition. Beginning today, Coach Ricky Salazar’s Coyotes, 3-0 for the season, will commence play in the 2015 Comal ISD Invitational baseball tournament. At 4:45 p.m., the Uvaldeans will go up against the New Braunfels Canyon Cougars at Canyon High School.They then will take on the San Antonio Reagan Rattlers in a game set to begin at 7 p.m. at Canyon. Tomorrow, the Coyotes will do battle against the Seguin Matadors at 10 a.m. at New Braunfels High School.
Tuesday night at the Uvalde High School soccer field, the Uvalde Lobos will host the Laredo Nixon Lady Mustangs in a key District 29-5A contest. The varsity game is set for a 7 p.m. kickoff and will be preceded by a junior
The Uvalde Coyotes began their season with a pair of victories in the first day of the 2015 Border Olympics baseball tournament Thursday. New head baseball coach Ricky Salazar enjoyed a successful debut as his Coyotes opened tourney play with an 8-0 victory over the Laredo Cigarroa Toros Thursday morning at Freddy Benavides Field at Laredo
The Uvalde Lobos will open their 14-game District 29-5A softball schedule this week as they make back-toback road trips to Laredo. Tuesday, the Lobos will face the Martin Lady Tigers, while they will take on the Cigarroa Lady Toros on Friday
Uvaldean Corbin Cargil flies over the hurdle during 60-meter hurdles competition in indoor track-and-field competition last month. He and his Uvalde Coyotes teammates will vie in the 2015 Uvalde Relays, which have been rescheduled for March 14.
The Uvalde High School track-and-field team will vie Saturday, March 14 in the 50th-annual Uvalde Relays in Uvalde’s Honey Bowl. Action in the meet will begin with the 3,200-meter run and the field events at 9 a.m., while the running-event finals will get started at 2:30 p.m. Admission to the track meet will cost $4 for adults and $2 for children. Joining UHS in the meet will be high school teams from Brackettville, Carrizo Springs, Crystal City, Del Rio, Eagle Pass High, Eagle Pass Winn, Rocksprings, and Laredo schools LBJ, Martin, Nixon, United, and United South.
The meet was originally scheduled to take place Feb. 28, but due to weather issues was rescheduled for March 14.
The Uvalde Lobos won five of their six games played in the Uvalde High School Softball Classic. “It was a great weekend for softball at Uvalde High School. Our varsity team and our two subvarsity teams played well throughout the three days of the tournament,” said UHS head softball coachArlynda Flores. “We had a lot of fans turn out for the tournament and the weather was cooperative. “My thanks go out to everyone who helped make our tournament and the fundraiser a big success, including the teams, coaches, parents, businesses, volunteers, community members, and fans,” said Flores.
Uvalde High School sophomore Mabel Fowler placed seventh in the 500- yard freestyle finals of the Class 5A swimming meet in the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swim Center at Austin last Saturday.Fowler posted a time of 5:08.94. “Mabel competed well in a field of great swimmers,” stated Uvalde High School swimming coachTammy Coggins. Prosper’s Gabrielle Kopenski won the eventwith her time of 4:42.16. Ellery Parish of Alamo Heights placed fourth witha time of 4:56.08. In the 500-yard freestyle prelims Friday, Fowler placed eighth with a time of 5:10.29.
The Uvalde Lobos and the Uvalde Coyotes will take on Laredo Cigarroa in a District 29-5A soccer rematch set Tuesday. Coach Alan Hughes’ Lobos, 4-1-1 in district and 7-6-1 for the season, will travel to Laredo to play the Cigarroa Lady Toros, while Coach Keith Pendleton’s Coyotes will host the Cigarroa Toros at the Uvalde High School soccer field. Earlier this season, the Lobos defeated the Lady Toros, 6-0, at Laredo.