Going into action Friday night, three of the bi-district girls basketball playoff games between District 29-5A and District 30-5A were set. Friday night at Eagle Pass Winn High School, the Medina Valley Lady Panthers were scheduled to play the Laredo Martin Lady Tigers in a playoff game for fourth place. The Lady Mavericks and the Lady Tigers ended the regular season with a 7-7 district record, while they split their two district matchups.
The Uvalde Lobos lost their final two basketball games of the season. Tuesday, the Lobos lost a 61-32 decision to the Laredo Nixon Lady Mustangs. Last Friday, the Lobos lost a 50-35 verdict to the Laredo Martin Lady Tigers. In the game Tuesday in Uvalde High School’s Harvey Kinchlow Gym, the Nixon girls got off to a 13-8 lead in the first period and the Lady Mustangs outscored the Lobos, 20-6, in the second period to put the game out of reach.
Uvalde High School’s Mabel Fowler takes in a quick breath of air while swimming in the girls 500-yard freestyle swim competitiion of the regional swim meet. Fowler finished second in the race. She recorded a time of 5:08.48. Fowler’s time was good enough to qualify her for a berth in the state swim meet set Feb. 20 and 21 at Austin
The Uvalde Lobos will close out their 2014-15 basketball season Tuesday night when they host the Laredo Nixon Lady Mustangs. Tip-off time for the varsity ball game in Uvalde High School’s Harvey Kinchlow Gym is scheduled for 7 p.m. Prior to the contest, the Uvalde High School seniors on the basketball team will be honored during a special pre-game ceremony. Coach Karla Sendejo’s Lobos, 2-10 in district play and 4-26 for the season overall, will come into their season finale following Friday night action against the Laredo Martin Lady Tigers.
Drew Kirkpatrick (front, middle) will be playing football for Blinn College in Brenham next school year. Wednesday, Kirkpatrick signed his letter of intent with Blinn. On hand for the signing ceremony were his father Dee (front, left), his mother Bunny (front, right) and UHS football coaches (back, left to right) Kameron Arnold, R.T. Gonzales, and Gary Griffin.
The Uvalde Lobos will travel to Laredo tomorrow night to face the Laredo Nixon Lady Mustangs in District 29-5A soccer competition. Kick-off time for the varsity game is set for 7:30 p.m., while the junior varsity game will get
underway at 6 p.m. Coach Alan Hughes’ Lobos, 3-0 in district and 6-5 for the season, crushed the Eagle Pass Winn Lady Mavericks,8-0, on a cold, wet night at the Uvalde High School soccer field Tuesday.
The Uvalde Coyotes will be at Laredo tomorrow night to take on the Laredo Martin Tigers in District 29-5A basketball action. Play in the varsity gameis set to begin at 7 p.m., while the two sub-varsity games are scheduled to get
underway at 5:30 p.m. Last month, the Coyotes defeated the Martin Tigers in a 51-46 district thrillerplayed in Uvalde High School’s Harvey Kinchlow Gym.
Uvalde High School swimmers placed in a number of different events in the District 29-5A swim meet at San Antonio last Friday. Mabel Fowler captured UHS’ lone first-place medal as she took top honors in the women’s 200-yard backstroke. Fowler’s first-place time was 59.92 seconds. She claimed runner-up honors in the women’s 500- yard freestyle with her time of 5:11.91.
The Uvalde Lobos will host the Eagle Pass Winn Lady Mavericks in District 29-5A soccer Tuesday. Kick-off time for the varsity game is set for 7 p.m. Preceding that game will be a 5 p.m. junior varsity game between Uvalde and Eagle Pass Winn. Coach Alan Hughes’ Lobos, 1-0 in district and 4-5 for the season, were to play the Laredo Cigarroa Lady Toros Friday. Results from that game will be reported in Thursday’s edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.
The Uvalde Coyotes will try to do a better job of shooting the ball on Tuesday when they face the Somerset Bulldogs in a District 29-5A basketball rematch. Last month, the Coyotes experienced one of their worst shooting nights of the season in a 57-38 district loss to the Bulldogs in a ball game played at Somerset. That night, the Coyotes connected on only 26 percent of their shots from the field, 14 out of 53 attempts. Up 15-10 at the end of the first period, the Coyotes were outscored by the Bulldogs, 19-1, in the second period.