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One of the many posters to be seen
in the halls of Hondo High during the
1958 football season. It portrays the
fine spirit of the Owls throughout the
FOOTBALL QUEEN 1958
The Hondo Owls thank
John C. Hartman and
Phillip Schrniz for the
fine job of managing they
did during the 1958
We think they are the
finest managers the Owls
have ever had, and we
appreciate the fine atti-
tude they had toward the
Pretty Myrna Britsch, a senior student of Hondo SADLER
High, was selected for the 1958 Owl football queen.
She is escorted to the Owl bench by captains, Smith, LINDEBURG
Mercer, and Moos .
Hondo Owl backs who saw
most of the action during
the 1958 season.
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Head coach Carver and a s s 1 s tant
coaches LOUIS Holt and Douglas Johnson
shown abovej are to be commended on the
flne work they d1d Wlth the Hondo Owls durlng
HONDO O UVALDE 12
The Hondo Owls took on the Uvalde Coy
otes at Uvalde's Honey Bowl and played one
of then' best defens1ve games thus far Fans
saw the football see saw back and forth over
the f1eld throughout the f1rst three quarters
the teams were play1ng on about even terms
However the Owls lacked the needed punch
to get 1n the scorlng column whlle Uvalde
crossed the Owl's goal tw1ce
the 1958 season They coacheda young teaxn
whlch had llttle Ol no expeuence but thexr
flne att1tude toward the team was verymuch
HONDO 12 FLORESVILLE O
The Hondo Owls came back after a flu
plagued week of practlce to hand the Flores
v1lle Tlgers a ll O defeat on Barry Fleld
John H Meyer scored tw1ce once on a
35 yard pass from Cl1ff Sadler and agaln on
anend sweep Bothconvers1onsfa1led The
llne dld a fxne Job holdlng the Tlgers swlft
ta1l back to a scoreless nlght
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STARTING BACKS I-hsler Meyer Mercer and STARTING LINEMEN Smlth Neuman M005
SOWE1 1'llHI11I1g plays b9f0I'6 game Graff Ulbrlch Brucks Moore Korbell Knot
shownj was also a starter unt1l he was 1n-lured
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CARVER and JOHNSON plan strategy dur1ng
Hondo Carruo game
Meyer breaks loose for 1.2 yards
HONDO Z2 CARRILO SPRINGS O
Playlng on Barry Fleld the Owls ad
vanced to a muddy vlctory aga1nst the Car
r1zo Sprlngs W1ldcats John Meyer set up
the flrst score 1n the second perlod on a 45
yard run The second touchdown was a thr1ll
for the fans as Bobby Moos lntercepted a
Carrlzo pass and returned xt 8:1 yards for
the score The fmal touchdown was the re
sult ofablockedpuntbyS1dneyMercer The
ent1re Owl l1nc deserved cred1t for the great
Job of rush1ng
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Frank Holden and the Owl
HONDO 8 DEVINE l4
The Owls closed the season w1th a hard
fought encounter at Devlne w1th Devlne'
w1nn1ng 14 8 For the semors Srnlth Moos
Korbell and Meyer th1s was thelr last game
The Owls scored when Moos blocked a punt
and then dashed over for the s1x po1nts
Meyer added the po1nt after touchdown
After a serxes of Owl nfnstakes Devlne scored
a second t1me to defeat the Owls
The Hondo Owls downed the Crystal C1ty
Javal1nas 2.8 8 at Barry F1eld 1n Hondo Thls
was the f1rst d1str1ct game for both teams
Both Joe Sowa and John Meyer scored twlce
for the Owls Meyer also scored the extra
HONDO 0 PEARSALL 32.
After a hard fought battle on the Owl's
home f1eld the Pearsall Maverlcks defeated
the Owls 32 O Although the Owls held Pear
sall to a 6 O lead 1n the flrst half the Ma
ver1cks ran w1ld to score 26 poxnts 1n the
HONDO Z0 SAN FELIPE 20
Although San Fellpe led the Owls 14 0
at one tune the Owls came from behlnd to
t1e the Mustangs 20 20 at Del R10 Scor1ng
for the Owls were S1dney Mercer Jul1an
T1Jer1na and Butch Srruth Statlstlcally the
Owls won on fxrst downs
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