The Uvalde Youth Rodeo Club wrapped up its 2014 youth rodeo season with the annual UYRC awards banquet Monday night. Members of the club were acknowledged for their work this summer and prizes were awarded.
The Uvalde Coyotes will top off their second week of football practice Saturday morning with a controlled scrimmage against the Del Rio Rams at Del Rio. Varsity scrimmage action between the Coyotes and the Rams is scheduled to get underway at 10 a.m. Saturday at Del Rio’s Walter Levermann Rams Stadium and will be preceded by sub-varsity scrimmage competition at 9 a.m.
Saturday morning at the Uvalde High School Tennis Center, UHS will host team tennis competition against San Antonio Wagner and San Antonio Burbank. Coach Terri Rambie’s Coyotes and Lobos will take on the Wagner Thunderbirds in varsity action, while her junior varsity will play the Burbank Bulldogs.
Last week brought future soccer studs together for the Uvalde Youth Soccer Summer Camp. The camp, led by head soccer coach Alan Hughes, was held July 28-30 at the practice fields behind Uvalde High School.
All high school volleyball players started practice this week, and after just four days to get back in the arm-swing of things they will compete tomorrow in their first scrimmage. This season will be the first for head coach Jessica Campbell, who was head basketball coach at Uvalde High School last year. She has not coached volleyball since moving to Uvalde.
One reciever successfully shakes his defender and jumps into the air to complete a pass Tuesday morning during the second day of football practice. The Coyote’s first scrimmage of the season has changed to Saturday, Aug. 16 in Del Rio starting at 9 and 10 a.m. The scrimmage was originally set Aug. 15.
Future Lobo basketball players worked last week to improve their skills and get a feel for the game of hoops during the Uvalde Girls Basketball Summer Camp. The camp was given by Uvalde High School girls head basketball coach Karla Sendejo July 28-30 at the Harvey Kinchlow Gymnasium at Uvalde High School.
Here come the Coyotes tomorrow as they officially begin the 2014 football season with the first day of practice. Monday through Friday, freshmen through senior football players will start practice at 7 a.m. All players will be released at 10:30 a.m. for a lunch break, after which all JV and varsity players will return at 11:30 a.m. to work out for another hour.
The 2014 Uvalde Honey Capital Open was held last weekend with 12 different divisions taking part in tennis action. The two-day event attracted both local and widespread tennis enthusiasts who participated in double elimination and round robin action. The tournament was held at the tennis complex at Uvalde High School.