Missed opportunities and mistakes were the difference in the game as the Uvalde Coyotes lost a 31-0 decision to the Eagle Pass Winn Mavericks in their regular-season football finale Thursday night. Despite dominating play early on, the Coyotes were unable to put points on the scoreboard in the first half.
The Uvalde Lobos performed well in Class 5A Region IV cross-country running competition at Corpus Christi last Saturday morning. Uvalde High School senior Mabel Fowler placed among the top 10 individual finishers to earn a berth in the state cross-country meet.
The Uvalde High School tennis team recently completed their 2016 team tennis season with a fifth-place finish in the District 29-5A/30-5A Area tennis tournament. Though the Uvaldeans did not qualify for regional team tennis action, they did enjoyed another great team tennis campaign.
The Uvalde Coyotes treated a large Parents’ Night Honey Bowl crowd to a 42-14 district football victory over the McCollum Cowboys Friday. They scored three times in the first period on their way to a 28-14 half-time lead, and went on in the second half to rack up a lopsided win and to lock up a post-season playoff berth.
The Uvalde Coyotes will battle the San Antonio McCollum Cowboys in a key District 29-5A football matchup here tomorrow. Kick-off time for the game in the Honey Bowl is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Coach Gary Griffin’s Coyotes will celebrate Parents’ Night as the parents of Uvalde High School varsity football players will be recognized during a special pre-game ceremony.
The Uvalde Lobos will complete their 2016 volleyball season Tuesday when they travel to Southside High School to play the district-leading Southside Lady Cardinals. Varsity action is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m., while the sub-varsity matches both are set to start at 5 p.m.
The Uvalde Coyotes ran out of time. They never ran out of fighting spirit. Down by 21 points with 2:14 left in the ball game, the Coyotes scored three touchdowns, but it wasn’t enough as the Floresville Tigers wound up with a 56-53 win Friday night in the Honey Bowl.