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.
The Uvalde Lobos won their first two games of the 2015 Uvalde High School Softball Classic Thursday. In their season home opener, the Lobos defeated the Bandera Bulldogs, 3-1, early Thursday evening at the UHS softball field. They then posted a 16-0 win over the Pearsall Mavericks junior varsity team. Trailing Bandera 1-0, the Uvaldeans scored the game-tying run in the third inning and then scored two runs in the fourth inning to win the ball game.
The Uvalde Lobos will make their softball season home debut with a pair of games tonight at the Uvalde High School softball field. Beginning at 5:30 p.m., the Lobos will host the Bandera Lady Bulldogs in first day action of the Uvalde Softball Classic. Following that game, the Lobos will take on the Pearsall Lady Mavericks. That game is scheduled for a 7 p.m. start.
It was a great ending to what has been a tough basketball season. The Uvalde Coyotes treated a large Seniors’ Night crowd to a 52-34 victory Tuesday night in Uvalde High School’s Harvey Kinchlow Gym. “I wanted to win this game more than anything. This team and this group of seniors deserved it,” said Uvalde High School head basketball coach Tut Wardlaw.
The Uvalde Coyotes will finish their 2014-15 basketball season Tuesday when they host the Medina Valley Panthers in their season finale. Tip-off time for the varsity game is scheduled for 7 p.m. in Uvalde High School’s Harvey Kinchlow Gym, while the subvarsity games are set to get underway at 5:30 p.m. The Coyotes will celebrate Seniors’ Night as the UHS senior players and managers will be honored during special ceremonies prior to the start of the varsity ball game.