The final points night of the Uvalde Youth Rodeo Club’s 2015 summer season will be conducted tomorrow night in the Uvalde County Arena at the Fairplex. Action will get underway at 6:30 p.m. Some of the events will include cloverleaf barrels,straight barrels, pole bending, goat tying, and various roping events, including breakaway roping, tie-down roping, ribbon roping, and team roping.
The Uvalde Coyotes lost only two football games during the 2014 season. Their lone two losses came against a couple of really good high school football teams in Somerset and Victoria West. The Coyotes lost a narrowDistrict 29-5A decision to the Somerset Bulldogs in a 44-39 road thriller. And the Coyotes lost a 47-28 Class 5A Division I Bi-District verdict against the Victoria West Warriors in a contest played at San Marcos .
Three games remain on the Uvalde summer league softball schedule. wo post-season playoffgames will be played Tuesday night, while the league championship game is set for Thursday night. At 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, the top-seeded team will play the fourth-seeded teamin semi-final action at the Uvalde High School softball game. In the second semi-finale game Tuesday, the secondseeded team will play the third-seeded team at 7:30 p.m. .
Uvalde Team One came close to avenging an earlier- season loss to UvaldeTeam Two. They needed only one out to win their summer league baseball game Wednesday night at Marvin Kolinek Field. But they did not get that out as Team Two scored the tying run and then the winning run to claim an -7 victory. With Team Two trailing by one run with two outs and two runners on base, Junior Ortiz was issued an intentional walk. Hondo Sanchez hit a igh pop up in the infield for what appeared might e the final out of the ball game.
Area boys and girls are invited to join the Uvalde Junior Golf Program. Each Tuesday, beginning at 8:30 a.m., boys and girls, ages 6 to 14, participate in a 30-minute clinic at Uvalde Memorial Golf Course. Following the clinic, the players are divided into teams of two players for a scramble tournament. The format for play is best ball in that players for each two-player team tee off.
The Uvalde Coyotes have been picked to finish third in the 2015 District 29-5A football race. According to The Old Coach Friday Night Football Texas magazine, the Coyotes, who finished as district co-champions last season, will wind up third in this year’s race. The Southside Cardinals are a pre-season pick to claim first place in thisyear’s race. Coach Rick Lock’s 2014 Cardinals were the surprise team in the District 29-5A football race.
Three junior sports camps will get underway tomorrow at Uvalde High School. The girls’ basketball camp, football skills camp, and the volleyball campall are scheduled to be held tomorrow through Wednesday at UHS. Action in the basketball camp in UHS’ Harvey Kinchlow Gym will be conducted from 1-4 p.m. each of the three days.
Wednesday night at Marvin Kolinek Field, Uvalde Team One and Uvalde Team Two will battle in a summer league baseball rematch. Action in the baseball contest is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. Last month, Team Two posted a 4-1 victory over Team One in one of the best league games of the summer league season. Team two got off to a 2-0 lead in that contest as Nico Santos hit a run-scoring single in the first inning and Ben Tomasini hit a run-scoring single in the second inning. Up 2-0, Team two combined two hits with two Team One errors to plate two runs in the sixth inning.
Three junior sports camps will get underway Monday at Uvalde High School. The girls’ basketball camp, football skills camp, and the volleyball camp all are scheduled to be held Monday through Wednesday. Action in the basketball camp in UHS’ Harvey Kinchlow Gym will be conducted from 1-4 p.m. each of the three days. UHS girls’ head basketball coach Karla Sendejo will be conducting the girls basketball camp. The camp is open to incoming third-grade up to ninth-grade girls.
Uvalde’s White team won a summer league softball doubleheader played Tuesday night at the Uvalde High School softball field. They downed the Uvalde Maroon team, 4-3, in the first game and then defeated the Brackettville Tigerettes, 15-0, in the second game of the night. In the first game, Kaitlin Sena highlighted a threerun second inning for the Uvalde White team as she singled to right field to drive in one run.Sena recorded two of her team’s four hits in the game.