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.
The Uvalde Coyotes enjoyed their best team performance of the track-and-field season as they won top team honors and rolled up 163 points in the Ira T. Sansom Relays in Uvalde’s Honey Bowl last Wednesday. Coach Roger Treviño’s Coyotes won first place in five events.
Tuesday night at Marvin Kolinek Field, the Uvalde Coyotes will host the Southside Cardinals in a District 29-5A baseball rematch. Play will get underway at 7 p.m. Earlier this season, the Coyotes topped the Cardinals in a 5-2 thriller played at Southside High School.
Uvalde High School’s girls won top team honors in the Eagle Pass Winn Invitational track-and-field meet last Friday. Coach Libby Guzman’s Lobos racked up 120.5 points to finish nearly 20 points ahead of the runnerup Laredo Alexander Lady Bulldogs. Laredo United placed third with 95 points. Zeneta Salazar finished first in two individual events for the Lobos.