Rodeo club adds new events

Dummy roping, double mugging, and chute dogging are three new events that have been added to the list of competitive events by the Uvalde Youth Rodeo Club for the 2023 season. The Uvalde Youth Rodeo Club will host its first points night of the summer rodeo season on June 13 in the Uvalde County Arena at the Fairplex.Dummy roping is […]

Deadline for golf tourney nearing

Less than a month remains for area golfers to sign up to compete in the Uvalde Fourth of July golf tournament. The three-day, match-play tourney is scheduled for June 30 through July 2 at Uvalde Memorial Golf Course. June 23 is the deadline for tournament entries. For the first time in the history of the tournament, a golf scramble format […]

UVFD golf tournament slated Saturday

The Uvalde Volunteer Fire Department’s third-annual golf tournament is scheduled Saturday. Competition at Uvalde Memorial Golf Course will begin with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Tourney registration will begin at 8 a.m. Entry for the tourney is $400 per four-man team. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top-finishing teams. Proceeds will aid UVFD activities. For more information, call […]

Three Coyotes play in All-Star football game

Uvalde High School seniors Jarrett Hernandez, Patrick Mejia, and Justyn Rendon participated in the South Texas Coaches Association’s All-Star football game held last Saturday at Pleasanton. They were members of the West All-Stars, who lost a narrow 24-22 overtime decision against the East All-Stars. Hernandez caught a couple of passes for the West All-Stars. On defense, Mejia started as an […]

Annual Uvalde golf tournament set for July

June 23 is the deadline for entries in this year’s Uvalde Fourth of July golf tournament. The golf extravaganza is scheduled for June 30, July 1-12 at Uvalde Memorial Golf Course. Match play in the three-day event will get underway on June 30. Entry fee for the tourney is $230 with a golf cart or $200 without a cart. The […]

Adams begins third season as athletic trainer

Ben “Doc” Adams will begin his third season as Uvalde High School athletic trainer when the 2023-24 school year begins in early August. “I love Uvalde. I love the kids,” said Adams. “This is the job I was made to do.” Adams got into the field of athletic training following a career-ending injury that took him out of the U.S. […]

Summer youth track season gets underway

The Uvalde Lightning track club is about to begin its summer season. Uvalde girls and boys currently are preparing for the competition to be staged next month. There are two age divisions, including the 5-year-olds up to 12-year-olds age group, and the 13-year-olds up to 17-year-olds age group. “This is not AAU track. It is like AAU, but not as […]

Youth Rodeo points contest set June 13

The Uvalde Youth Rodeo Club’s first points night of the 2023 summer rodeo season is scheduled for June 13. Competition will be staged in the Arena at the Uvalde County Fairplex. The two other points nights are scheduled for June 20 and July 11. On July 22, the 60th-annual UYRC Rodeo will be staged. The summer series awards banquet is […]

Wrestling, baseball camps set

The Uvalde youth wrestling camp will be held on June 28-29 in Uvalde High School’s Harvey Kinchlow Gym. Activities will run from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. both days. Wrestling camp is offered to incoming fourth-graders up to ninth-graders. Cost for the camp is $20 per camper. UHS head wrestling coach Michael Liarakos will instruct the camp. The Uvalde youth […]

ULN donates to athletic department

The Uvalde Leader-News presented the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District athletic department with a $612 check on Tuesday, May 16. The money was raised through advertisement sales for the Uvalde High School baseball and softball poster. Leader-News sports editor James Volz made the check presentation to Uvalde High School head football coach and athletic director Wade Miller. Leader-News general manager […]

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