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
Uvalde High School athletes enjoyed a successful season in cross-country running last school year. Head cross-country coach Libby Guzman expects more success for her program in 2015. “Last season was a good one for our program,” said Guzman. “We had a lot of success in competition and we were up in terms of numbers of participants.”
Uvalde’s Team Two scored runs in groups of three Wednesday night as the Coyotes rolled to a 9-1 summer league baseball victory over the Carrizo Springs Wildcats. The Coyotes scored three runs in the second inning, the fourth inning, and the fifth inning en route to their victory. With one out in the second inning, Hunter Hearn doubled to center field.
Avery Crainer, Garrett Talamantez, Brittany Henderson, and Rylee Dodson were first-place winners multiple times in the first point night competition staged by the Uvalde Youth Rodeo Club. The competition was held June 8 in the Uvalde County Arena at the Fairplex. Crainer claimed first place in four different 7-years-old-and-under division events, including cloverleaf barrels, straightaway barrels, pole bending, and goal slapping.