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.
Liza Elder rides her horse around one of the barrels. The action took place during cloverleaf barrel competition in a recent points-night event conducted by the Uvalde Youth Rodeo Club in the Rodeo Arena at the Uvalde County Fairplex. Elder placed second in the 11- to 13-year-olds age division of the event with her time of 18.452 seconds.
Area boys and girls are invited to join the Uvalde Junior Golf Program. Each Tuesday morning, beginning at 8:30, boys and girls, ages 6 to 14, participate in a 30-minute clinic. Following the clinic, the players are divided intoteams of two players for a scramble tournament. The format for play is best ball in that players for each two-player team tee off.After that, they take their next shot from the best spot. Both players hit from that spot.