Johnny Gonzalez connected on a three-point field goal during the closing seconds of the game to give the Uvalde Coyotes a thrilling 45-44 basketball victory in their second home opener last Friday night. Playing before a large crowd in Uvalde High School’s Harvey Kinchlow Gym, the Coyotes denied the Eagle Passans a chance to ruin Uvalde’s season home opener.
The Uvalde Coyotes will complete the pre-Thanksgiving Day part of their young 2014-15 basketball schedule Tuesday afternoon when they take on the Southwest Dragons at Southwest High School. Varsity action is set to begin at 1:30 p.m., while the two sub-varsity games will get underway at noon.
The Uvalde Coyotes recently completed their 2014 football campaign. Their season came to an end on Nov. 14 when they lost a 47-28 bi-district decision to the Victoria West Warriors. Though the Coyotes were knocked out of the playoffs, they enjoyed a successful season overall.
The Uvalde Coyotes were eliminated from the high school post-season football playoffs last Friday night as the Victoria West Warriors beat the Uvaldeans, 47-28, in a Class 5A Division I bi-district competition
Tomorrow night, the Uvalde Coyotes will make their 2014-15 basketball season home debut when they host the Eagle Pass Eagles. Varsity action in Uvalde High School’s Harvey Kinchlow Gym is scheduled for a 7 p.m. tipoff,
while the sub-varsity games are set to begin at 5:30 p.m.
The Uvalde Coyotes ended their 2014 football season at San Marcos Friday night as they lost to the Victoria West Warriors, 47-28, in bidistrict playoff action. Trailing by a half-time score of 23-21, the Coyotes were not able to stop Victoria West’s speedy quarterback Gamarquis Girdy, who ran for two touchdowns and passed for one touchdown in the second half.
Tuesday at Boerne, the Uvalde Coyotes will begin their 2014-15 basketball season as they take on the Boerne Greyhounds. Varsity action is set to begin at 7:30 p.m. and will be preceded by a 5 p.m. freshman game and a 6:15 p.m. junior varsity game.
The Uvalde Lobos will travel to Hondo Tuesday to play the Hondo Owls in basketball competition. Tip-off time for the varsity game is scheduled for 6:30 p.m., while the two sub-varsity games will get underway at 5 p.m.
District 29-5A volleyball teams did not fare well against District 30-5A teams bi-district in playoff action this past week. At Floresville last Tuesday night, the Uvalde Lobos, District 29-5A’s third-place finisher, lost a 25-22, 25-21, 12-25, and 25-22 decision to the District 30-4A runner-up Flour Bluff Hornets.
It was a messy night for high school football Friday at Castroville. Enough rain fell before and during the game to make the conditions at Panthers Stadium miserable for fans. The play by the teams on the field was about as messy as the weather since the rainfall made the ball wet and the playing surface wet.