Liza Elder rides her horse around one of the barrels. The action took place during cloverleaf barrel competition in a recent points-night event conducted by the Uvalde Youth Rodeo Club in the Rodeo Arena at the Uvalde County Fairplex. Elder placed second in the 11- to 13-year-olds age division of the event with her time of 18.452 seconds.
Area boys and girls are invited to join the Uvalde Junior Golf Program. Each Tuesday morning, beginning at 8:30, boys and girls, ages 6 to 14, participate in a 30-minute clinic. Following the clinic, the players are divided intoteams of two players for a scramble tournament. The format for play is best ball in that players for each two-player team tee off.After that, they take their next shot from the best spot. Both players hit from that spot.
While Edward Treviño won the championship flight of the 2015 Uvalde Fourth of July golf tournament, five other golfers won flight championships in the tournament. Trey Sklar, Bobby Bell, James Thompson, Donnie Schumaker, and Terry Teer each won their respective flights of the golf classic. In the first flight title match, Trey Sklar topped Eddie Rodriguez, five and four. .
Uvalde’s Edward Treviño is the winner of the 68th-annual Uvalde Fourth of July golf tournament. Treviño defeated Bobby Schauer of Beeville, two and one, in the championship match last Sunday afternoon at Uvalde Memorial Golf Course. It is Treviño's 10th time to win the Fourth of July tournament championship, but it was his first tourney title since 2007 when he defeated Kenedy’s Frank Sanchez, four and three.
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.