The Uvalde Coyotes will wind up their District 29-5A baseball schedule with a pair of home ball games this week. They will host the defending district champion Eagle Pass Winn Mavericks Tuesday and perennial district baseball powerhouse Medina Valley Panthers Friday.
Aidan Mata from Team Express slides past the tag of River Bandits pitcher Ricky Guardiola to score the first run of the game. Team Express won the Thursday night Uvalde Little League game 7-6. The game was held at the Uvalde Sports Complex.
Patrick Clarke (left) of the Calderon Boxing Gym in San Antonio takes a shot to the face from Anthony Flores, who eventually won the senior division 177-pound bout by decision. The match took place during the “Vengeance is Mine” event hosted by Uvalde’s Tree City Boxing Club and held Saturday at the Uvalde County Fairplex. Additional results will be provided in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.
The Uvalde Coyotes posted 82 points to tie the Eagle Pass Winn Mavericks for third place in the team standings of the District 29-5A track-and-field meet. Competing at Laredo’s Shirley Field last Wednesday and Saturday, Coach Roger Treviño’s Coyotes picked up three first-awards on the way to placing third behind Medina Valley with 108 points and Southside with 94 points.
Six members of the Uvalde Coyotes basketball team were selected to the District 29-5A All-District team recently announced by district officials. “I am pleased with the number of kids that we placed on the All-District team,” said Uvalde High School head basketball coach Tut Wardlaw.
Two District 29-5A road baseball games are scheduled for the Uvalde Coyotes this week. Tuesday, the Coyotes will travel to Somerset to face the Somerset Bulldogs, while the Coyotes will journey to Laredo to take on the Nixon Mustangs Friday. Both games are scheduled for a 7 p.m. start.
The Uvalde Coyotes will begin a tough threegame road series of District 29-5A baseball games tomorrow night when they travel to Laredo to play the Martin Tigers. Action in the game is set to begin at 7 p.m. Last month, the Coyotes rallied from a 6-1 deficit to .record an 8-7 victory over the Martin Tigers.
Tut Wardlaw has tendered his resignation as boys head basketball coach at Uvalde High School. Wardlaw will accept a similar coaching position at Comfort High School. “This is one the hardest decisions that I have ever made,” said Coach Wardlaw. “This is an opportunity to take care of my family and one that I just can’t pass up. “I have enjoyed my three years here at Uvalde and I am proud of the job that our kids and my fellow coaches here have done in turning the program around,” said Wardlaw. “My goal is always to leave a program in better shape than what found it in. I feel at ease that I have done that here.
Tomorrow night, the Uvalde Lobos will play their biggest softball game of the season as they host the Southside Lady Cardinals in a District 29-5A rematch. The Lobos can clinch a .post-season playoff spot with a victory. For the Southside girls, the game tomorrow is a must-win game, because .a loss to the Lobos would eliminate the Lady Cardinals from post-season playoff contention.