Coyotes win three 7-on-7 football games

James Volz|Uvalde Leader-News
Running back Abraham Ale (left) battles defender Wyatt Hughes for position during 7-on-7 football competition. The action took place recently at the Uvalde High School practice complex. The Coyotes will be in 7-on-7 football competition at Hondo next Tuesday night.

The Uvalde Coyotes made it a sweep in football 7-on-7 competition at Hondo last Tuesday night.

They won all three of their games.

Despite excessive heat and humidity, the games were competitive and exciting.

The Coyotes edged the Bandera Bulldogs, 14-12, downed the host Hondo Owls, 15-12, and recorded a 20-6 win over the Sabinal Yellowjackets.

“It was a tough night because of the high heat and humidity, but all of the teams performed well,” said Uvalde High School head football coach Wade Miller, who was on the scene to watch his Coyote players in 7-on-7 action.

Scoring information from Tuesday’s 7-on-7 action will be reported in Sunday’s edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Next Tuesday night, the game teams will be back at Hondo for more 7-on-7 competition,

Action will get started at 5 p.m.

The Uvalde High School summer strength and conditioning camp got underway earlier this month and continues for the Coyotes.

The camp features a variety of weight lifting and running drills.

Camp action goes from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Mondays through Thursdays, and will continue into the month of July.

Official fall football workouts for the Coyotes will get underway on July 31 at the Uvalde High School practice complex.

The Coyotes will be on the road for a 10 a.m.  scrimmage against the Jourdanton Indians on Aug. 12.

Jourdanton has won its football district in two of the last three years.

The Coyotes will host the Hondo Owls in a  scrimmage competition in the Honey Bowl set for 6:30 p.m.on Aug. 27.

Hondo lost only to Jourdanton in district action last season.

The Coyotes will kick off their season when they play the San Antonio Jefferson Mustangs in Alamodome on Aug. 26.

Jefferson won two of its last three football games last season and figures to be much improved with most of its personnel from 2022 returning.

The Uvalde-Jefferson game will be part of the KSAT-TV Pigskin Classic.

Kick-off time for the game is set for 3:30 p.m., 830-278-3335