Arlynda Flores is the new head softball coach at Uvalde High School. Though new to the UHS coaching staff, Flores is not new to Uvalde. Flores, a 2006 graduate of UHS, was a good student and a standout softball player through her four years of high school. “It’s exciting to get the head softball coaching job here at Uvalde High School,” said Flores. “This is a coaching position that I have thought about a lot through the years.” Flores said that she was a little apprehensive, at first, about pursuing the UHS softball position. “I think I was a little shy at first about going for the Uvalde job because of the high expectations,” said Flores. “During the years that I played for Uvalde High School, my teammates and I enjoyed a lot of success.
Uvalde’s Major Division All-Stars opened play in the District 21 softball tournament with a 16-0 victory over the Dilley All-Stars Monday night at Freddy Avalos Field. The Uvalde All-Stars built up an 8-0 lead through the first two innings and then broke the game open with a seven-run performance in the third inning.
The Uvalde Little League Junior Division All-Stars got off to an early four-run lead, but the 5 Diamonds All-Stars rallied to post a 10-6 victory in District 21 baseball tournament play Tuesday at Uvalde’s Marvin Kolinek Field. Next action for the Uvalde All-Stars is set for today at 6 p.m. as they will take on the loser of last night’s game between Pleasanton and Pearsall in an elimination contest.
Logan McCasland, Trevor Crainer, and Garrett Talamantes each won first place in three different events of the first Uvalde Youth Rodeo Club ribbon-night competition of the 2014 summer season Monday. McCasland placed first in the 14- to 19-year-olds age division of both the tie-down roping and the breakaway roping.
Uvalde Leader-News advertising director Steve Balke (left) presents a check in the amount of $1,361 to Uvalde High School athletic director Gary Griffin (middle) as Leader-News graphic design specialist Gloria Resma (right) looks on. The revenues were raised for the UHS athletic department through football poster ad sales. The presentation took place last September.
The Uvalde Coyotes are officially into the summer mode of preparations for the 2014 Texas high school football season. Last week, some Uvalde High School football players participated in seven-on-seven football competition in Del Rio. This week, the summer strength and conditioning program got under way.
Down by one run, the Tar Heels scored six times in the fifth inning and went on to post a 12-7 win over the Bears in the Uvalde Little League Senior Division softball championship game Monday night. Playing before a large crowd at Freddy Avalos Field, the Tar Heels combined six hits with one Bears defensive error to plate six runs in their decisive six-run fifth inning.
With two outs and the bases loaded, Joey Valerio ripped a double to right center field to drive in three runs. The Rangers went on to score two more runs in the sixth inning on the way to an 11-8 upset victory over the Marlins in
the Uvalde Little League Junior Division baseball championship game Tuesday night at Marvin Kolinek Field
Uvalde High School head tennis coach Terri Rambie will conduct a Uvalde youth tennis camp beginning tomorrow at the UHS Tennis Center. The four-day camp that will run through Thursday, from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. each day, is open to Uvalde boys and girls, from age 4 up to incoming ninth-graders.
Somerset will be at Nixon to open district play on Saturday, Sept. 27. All District 29-5A schools will play football on Oct. 3. The Coyotes will be on the road to face the Cigarroa Toros. Other games will include Eagle Pass Winn at Medina Valley, Laredo Martin at Somerset, and Nixon at Southside. On Oct. 10 the District 29-5A football schedule will feature the Coyotes at the Winn Mavericks, Laredo Nixon at Medina Valley, Southside at Somerset Cigarroa vs. Martin