It’s a boy! Garza

It’s a boy! Monica and Mark Garza of Uvalde announce the birth of their son, Mark Xavier Garza, on April 5, 2021, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 14 ounces and measured 20.5 inches in length. He is welcomed by two sisters, 14-year-old Danielle Nicole Garza, and 8-year-old Raquel Monique Flores. Maternal grandparents are Patricia Garcia of Cotulla […]

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How will the Coyotes fare next football season?

It’s a long time between now and the 2021 football season opener for the Uvalde Coyotes. To be exact, that is 124 days from today. On Friday, Aug. 27, in the Honey Bowl, the Coyotes will kick off their 2021 season with a game against the Carrizo Springs Wildcats. Even though that is a long time from now, I continue […]

Uvalde Leader-News 042522

Coyotes wrap up regular season schedule

This week, the Uvalde Coyotes will wrap up their 2021 baseball regular season with two District 30-4A home games. Tuesday, the Coyotes will host the Pearsall Mavericks, while they will host the Crystal City Javelinas Friday. The varsity games are set to begin at 7 p.m. at Marvin Kolinek Field and they will be preceded by 4:30 p.m. junior varsity […]

Letter to the editor 042521

Helping others Today, I went to Wendy’s to pick up some chili for lunch, and I was so happy to see a young lady be quite considerate in taking my order. I was told that her name was Jocelyn. As I approached the first window to pay, I saw two girls. One girl was instructing Jocelyn, and I was told […]

Juanita B. Martinez

Juanita B. Martinez Juanita Beccera Martinez, 78, of San Antonio, formerly of Uvalde, died April 18, 2021, at Windermere Nursing Home in San Antonio. She was born on Aug. 26, 1942, in Brownsville, to Victoria Ramos and Jorge Becerra. She married Jose Noe Martinez on Sept. 11, 1960, in Petersburg. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, of […]

Nicasio M. Gonzales Jr.

Nicasio M. Gonzales Jr. Nicasio Martinez Gonzales Jr., 74, of San Antonio, formerly of Uvalde, died April 17, 2021, surrounded by his family and caregiver at his residence following a gradual decline in health after a Parkinson’s disease diagnosis. He was born on May 30, 1946, in Uvalde to Martina (Martinez) and Nicasio Gonzales Sr. He graduated from Uvalde High […]

High-achieving Morales wins second place for research

Uvalde high school Journalism Uvalde High School senior Enrique Morales recently earned an impressive second-place award for a presentation he made on a research project at the University of Texas Jackson School of Geosciences 10th-annual symposium. His research project was based on how to terraform a hypothetical exoplanet system in case we ever need to leave the earth. Shortly after […]

Uvaldeans compete in regional tennis this week

Uvalde High School tennis players will be at Corpus Christi’s H-E-B Tennis Center Wednesday for the start of the two-day Class 4A Region IV tennis tournament. Ty Gonzales, Elizaria Hernandez, Hope Dube, Jack Brock, and Jonathan Garcia will represent UHS in the regional tourney. They were among the top players in recent District 30-4A tennis tournament competition. Gonzales won the […]