Sports

UHS basketball coach Oyola leaving for Bandera

James Volz
Sports Editor

Uvalde High School will have a new boys head basketball coach for the 2022-23 season. Alex Oyola, who has served as head basketball coach for the past four seasons, has resigned and will be the new girls head basketball coach at Bandera High School. “It was a total family decision for us,” said Oyola. “My wife and I wanted to […]

Sports camps resume Tuesday

Following a break for the Fourth of July holiday weekend, the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District will resume its schedule of youth sports camps. Next Tuesday, the Uvalde youth tennis camp will get underway. It will run through Friday. The four-day camp, open to four-year-olds up to incoming ninth-graders, will run from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. each day. Cost […]

Uvalde Juniors win district softball championship

Uvalde’s Junior Division All-Stars claimed the Little League District 21 softball title last Monday night as they recorded a 20-4 win over the Natalia All-Stars. Playing before a large crowd at Freddy Avalos Field, the Uvalde girls got off to a big start as they plated nine runs in the first inning. After that it was just a matter of […]

Fourth of July golf scramble set this weekend

For the first time in the history of the Uvalde Fourth of July golf tournament, the format will be a scramble event. Instead of being a three-day, match play tourney, this year’s tournament will be a two-day, three-man scramble event. The event is set for Saturday and Sunday at Uvalde Memorial Golf Course. Format for the tournament is best ball. […]

When will OU and UT join the SEC?

James Volz
Sports Editor

While a lot of talk recently has been about the addition of the new four teams to the Big XII Conference, the question remains as to when Oklahoma and Texas will move to the Southeastern Conference. With their buyout from the American Athletic Conference, we know that Central Florida, Cincinnati, and Houston will be ready to join the Big XII, […]

Black Belt Academy offering free classes

Proprietor PJ Talavera invites second- through fifth-graders to The Black Belt Academy in Uvalde for five weeks of free karate classes beginning June 28. “Hands up for Robb” will take place three days each week, Tuesday through Thursday, from 4-5 p.m. Talavera said he has been involved with martial arts since 1987, offering training in the Uvalde area since the […]

Tourney entries due Tuesday

Tuesday is the deadline for golfers to register for play in the 74th-annual Uvalde Fourth of July golf tournament. The two-day event is scheduled for next Saturday and Sunday at Uvalde Memorial Golf Course. Entry fee for the tourney is $175 per golfer. The format for the event has been changed from a three-day, match play tourney to a two-day, […]

Soccer camp set for July 11-15

City of Uvalde parks and recreation director Rob Fowler has announced that Tree City Youth Soccer League is once again partnering with Challenger Sports to offer a week-long soccer skills camp, with options for children ages 3 to 14 years old. The camp, set for July 11-15, proposes to teach soccer practices from around the world and offer players technical […]

Uvalde girls play today in All-Star tourney action

Today at 6 p.m., the Uvalde All-Stars will play the Pleasanton All-Stars in Little League District 21 softball competition. Under the original schedule, the game was to be played at 11 a.m., but the time was changed to 6 p.m. Tonight’s game will feature the only remaining unbeaten teams in the softball tournament. The Uvalde All-Stars, who drew an opening-round […]

Meyer, Lagner win fishing contest

Matt Meyer and Brian Langner were the first-place winners in the Uvalde Bass Club’s June fishing tournament. In competition at O.H. Ivy Lake, Meyer finished first on June 11, while Langner claimed first-place honors on June 12. Meyer, who also caught the big bass of the day, a 5.09-pounder, placed first with three fish at a total weight of 12.31 […]


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