The Uvalde High School tennis team split a pair of dual-team matches played last weekend. On Sept. 9, the Coyotes and Lobos defeated the Killeen Kangaroos, 14-9, while the Uvaldeans lost a narrow 11-8 decision to the Laredo United Longhorns on Sept. 10. Against Killeen, the Lobos won five of their six singles matches and three doubles matches.
The Uvalde Coyotes were to play the Fort Stockton Panthers in football yesterday afternoon at Fort Stockton. Results from the game were not available at press time for this edition of the Leader-News. A complete game story and photos from the game will be in next Thursday’s edition of the Leader-News.
The Uvalde Lobos will host the Pearsall Lady Mavericks in volleyball competition tomorrow in Uvalde High School’s Harvey Kinchlow Gym. Varsity action is set to begin at 6 p.m., while the sub-varsity teams will do battle beginning at 5 p.m.
Following a busy August and early September schedule of volleyball competition, the Uvalde Lobos will have a night off from action Tuesday. They will be back in competition on Friday when they host the Pearsall Lady Mavericks.
It was an exciting game in the Honey Bowl Friday. The Carrizo Springs Wildcats tried their best to ruin Uvalde High School’s 2016 Homecoming festivities by winning the game. But the Uvalde Coyotes denied the Wildcats an upset opportunity as they rallied to record a 34-32 win.
The football game at San Antonio’s Edgewood Veterans Stadium Friday was definitely a tale of two different halves. In the first half, the Uvalde Coyotes struggled against the upset-minded Kennedy Rockets. But in the second half, the Coyotes took complete control of the contest as they scored five touchdowns en route to posting a definitive 32-13 victory.
Next team tennis action for members of the Uvalde High School tennis team will be next Friday when they will host the Killeen Kangaroos in a dual-team match. Action at the UHS Tennis Complex is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. On Saturday, the Uvaldeans will host the Laredo United Longhorns in a dual-team match set to start at 9 a.m.