The Uvalde Coyotes Team Two celebrated the Fourth of July early as they won a pair of summer league baseball games Thursday night at Marvin Kolinek Field. They defeated the Carrizo Springs Wildcats, 14-0, in the first game and then blanked the Crystal City Javelinas, 11-0, in the second game. Hunter Hearn hit a tworun single to highlight Uvalde’s three-run first inning against Carrizo. Ernest Ortiz drove in a run with a sacrifice fly.
The final day of the 68thannual Uvalde Fourth of July golf tournament will be played today at Uvalde Memorial Golf Course. Action in the first match of today’s round will get underway at 9 a.m. Cash prizes and trophies will be awarded to the top finishers in each of the tournament flights. Utopia’s Mike Hillis is the defending championshipflight winner from 2014. Hillis entered the tournament trying to claim his third tournament title this weekend.
Though both the Uvalde Coyotes and the Uvalde Lobos had a young group of golfers representing Uvalde High School last season, the Uvaldeans enjoyed a successful year of competition. With most of those players returning to play next season, expectations are high. “It was a good year for Uvalde High School golf last school year. Both the boys and the girls advanced to the regional tournament,” said UHS head golf coach Roy P. Torres. “Playing well at district and advancing to the regional tournament was one of our goals.
Match-play competition in the 68th-annual Uvalde Fourth of July golf tournament will get underway tomorrow at Uvalde Memorial Golf Course. The first match-play group will tee off at 9 a.m. tomorrow. Second- and third-round matches will be played Saturday, while the final match of the tournament in all flights will be conducted Sunday. Action on Saturday and on Sunday will start at 9 a.m.
Uvalde’s Ernest Ortiz Jr. recently earned Most Valuable Player honors at the San Antonio Spurs Elite Invitational Camp staged at San Antonio’s St. Mary’s Hall Prep School. Ortiz claimed the MVP award at the basketball camp in recognition for his outstanding display of skill and sportsmanship throughout the camp.
The Uvalde Youth Rodeo Club will conduct its second points-night competition tomorrow night in the Uvalde County Arena at the Fairplex. Competition will begin at 6:30 p.m. Following the lead-line action, the UYRC events will feature cloverleaf barrels, straight barrels, poles, goat tying, team roping, breakaway roping, tie-down roping, and ribbon roping.
In a battle between two Uvalde Coyotes baseball teams, Team Two recorded a 4-1 summer league baseball victory over Team One Wednesday night. Playing before a large crowd at Marvin Kolinek Field, Team Two scored one run in each of the first two innings.
Last night at Uvalde’s Marvin Kolinek Field, Uvalde Team One and Uvalde Team Two were scheduled to do battle in South Texas Summer League baseball competition. Results from the game will be reported in Sunday’s edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.
The Uvalde Lobos White team downed the Sonora Broncos, 5-2, in summer softball league competition Tuesday night at the Uvalde High School softball field. Down 2-0, the Uvalde girls scored twice in their