2017-10-01

UHS students planning Fields of Faith event

The following was submitted by James Garza, a member of the Uvalde High School math department and an advisor for the UHS Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Students from Uvalde High School and Uvalde area churches will join thousands of other youth on athletic fields across the nation on Wednesday, Oct. 11 to share their Christian faith with fellow students during […]

Daniel A. Alaniz

Daniel A. Alaniz Daniel Alvarado Alaniz, 72, of Uvalde died on Sept. 20, 2017, at his residence. He was born on July 23, 1945, in Cameron County to Guadalupe (Alvarado) and Juan Alaniz. Alaniz is survived by five daughters, Jennifer Licea and companion, Frank Cordova, of Uvalde, Maria Velasquez of San Antonio, Audra M. Alaniz and Denise A. Alaniz, both […]

Francisco Olivarez Jr.

Francisco Olivarez Jr. Francisco Olivarez Jr., 66, of Uvalde died on Sept. 26, 2017, at Audie L. Murphy Memorial VA Hospital in San Antonio. A rosary was recited yesterday and will be recited again today at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral mass will beheld tomorrow at 11:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Hillcrest […]

Francisco Puente

Francisco Puente Francisco Puente, 35, of Uvalde died on Sept. 25, 2017, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are pending with Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Uvaldeans prepare for tennis doubleheader

The Uvalde High School tennis team will travel to San Antonio next Saturday to face the Harlandale Indians and the McCollum Cowboys in District 29-5A dual-team tennis action. Uvalde and Harlandale are scheduled to play beginning at 9 a.m., while Uvalde and McCollum will start their match at 1 p.m. Coach Terri Rambie’s Coyotes and Lobos, 2-0 in district and […]

Transfers hurt school funding

Charley Robinson Staff writer First-day enrollment figures declined for the third straight year in the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District. Numbers secured from UCISD indicated a 5.3-percent drop in first-day attendance compared to first day in 2016. There were 4,251 enrolled Aug. 21, 2017, the first day of classes, which represents 240 fewer students than in 2016. First-day count in […]

Coyotes fall in 34-20 scorefest

Uvalde High School’s homecoming football game in the Honey Bowl Friday was a thriller. But the Coyotes wound up losing, 34-20, to the Gonzales Apaches. The Uvaldeans were plagued by turnovers, missed opportunities, and untimely penalties. Through 11 offensive possessions, the Coyotes punted the ball away only once. But they lost the ball four times on downs and turned the […]

Sabinal defeats CP, remains undefeated

The Sabinal Yellowjackets were impressive in their football season home opener Friday night as they rolled to a 34-0 victory over the Center Point Pirates. They built up a 21-0 lead in the first half and scored twice in the second half en route to their fourth win of the season. Early in the first period, quarterback Mario Quintanilla linked […]

Longoria is UHS homecoming queen

Denise Longoria was crowned Uvalde High School 2017 homecoming queen during halftime ceremonies Friday night at the Honey Bowl. She was crowned by 1992 queen Melly Enriquez Cervantes.

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