Tennis wins fifth district match

The Uvalde High School tennis team won its fifth District 29-4A dual-team tennis match Monday, Sept. 18 at San Antonio. Coach Nolan Pritchard’s Uvaldeans crushed the Memorial Minutemen, 17-2, at Fairchild Tennis Center and improved their district record to 5-0. They are now 14-5 for the season. UHS won all seven doubles matches, five of six boys’ singles matches, and […]

Coyotes complete pre-district slate tomorrow at Devine

Tomorrow night at Devine, the Uvalde Coyotes will wrap up their pre-district football schedule as they take on the defending District 14-4A Division 2 champion Devine Warhorses. Kick-off time for the game is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. in Warhorse Stadium. Last season, Devine posted a 9-2 record. They went undefeated in district play, before losing a 32-14 bi-district playoff contest […]

Coyotes down Javelinas, season record now 3-1

The Uvalde Coyotes treated a large Parents’ Night crowd in the Honey Bowl to a football victory last Friday night. They combined a couple of first period touchdowns with a solid defensive play as they recorded a 21-7 win over the Crystal City Javelinas. “We knew going into the game that Crystal City played good defense, but that they had […]

Miller places first in football contest

Jerry E. Miller is the first-place winner in last week’s Uvalde Leader-News football contest. Miller missed one contest game to claim the $50 first-place prize. Six people missed on two contests. Two of those six picked Atlanta over Green Bay in the tie-breaker game. Shane Hicks Sr. beat out Nato Hinojosa Jr. for the $40 second-place prize. Hicks’ score of […]

Memorial golf tourney set Oct. 7

The third-annual Mark Ramirez Memorial golf tournament is scheduled for Oct. 7 at Uvalde Memorial Golf Course. Organized by the Uvalde Area Knights of Columbus, the four-man golf scramble event will begin with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. The entry fee is $100 per player. Mark Ramirez, who died in February of 2021, was a parishioner of Sacred Heart […]

UHS junior varsity loses to Crystal City Javelinas in football

In a game marred by numerous penalties, the Uvalde Coyotes lost a 20-12 junior varsity football decision last Thursday night against the Crystal City Javelinas at Crystal City. Ayden Gonzales scored Uvalde’s two touchdowns in the contest. Lino Rodriguez led the defensive charge for the Coyotes. There was no freshman game between Uvalde and Crystal City, but several Uvalde freshmen […]

Lobos, Jaguars to vie Tuesday in volleyball

The Uvalde Lobos will face their toughest District 29-4A volleyball opponents, thus far this season, Tuesday night when they host the Floresville Jaguars. Varsity action in Uvalde High School’s Harvey Kinchlow Gym is slated to begin at 6 p.m. At 5 p.m., sub-varsity matches will be played. Last season, the Jaguars finished second to Pleasanton in district play. The Jags […]

Banda wins ULN football contest

Frankie Banda is the first-place winner of last week’s Uvalde Leader-News football contest. He and four other entrants missed on only two contest games. But Banda’s tie-breaker score of Dallas 35, New York 24 was closest to the actual score of the game. That netted him the $50 first-place prize. Barbara Bias picked Dallas by a score of 31-24. She […]

Young Coyotes shut out Crystal City

Uvalde shut out Crystal City in a pair of junior high football games played last Thursday night in the Honey Bowl. The Morales Junior High Coyotes recorded a 27-0 victory over the Fly Junior High Mustangs in seventh-grade football and a 16-0 win in eighth-grade football. Carlos Contreras scored on a 53-yard punt return late in the first period and […]

It’s great to be reporting in person again

It was so great to be in the Honey Bowl for the recent Uvalde-Poteet football game. Why? Because it was my first football game to cover in person since going on surgery recuperation protocol. It all began on the evening of Aug. 14. I had just come home from taking a few photographs at football practice. What I thought was […]

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