The dust has settled and results are in for the final Uvalde Youth Rodeo Club points night held July 28. Uvalde Youth Rodeo Club members are scheduled to compete tomorrow and Saturday in the Uvalde County Arena at the Fairplex. The club’s annual award night is set Aug. 11 at First United Methodist Church. The 8-year-old and over groups will compete at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, while the 7-and-under age group will compete Saturday at 9 a.m.
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.