2021-08-29

ULN changing football reports

Because of a new deadline for news content for the Sunday edition of the Uvalde Leader-News, imposed by the need to get the newspaper to the post office for mailing, results from Friday night’s football game between the Uvalde Coyotes and the Carrizo Springs Wildcats will appear in next Thursday’s edition of the newspaper. Prior to today’s edition, the deadline […]

Arturo R. Guzman

Arturo R. Guzman Arturo Rodriguez Guzman, 59, of Uvalde died on Aug. 18, 2021, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. He was born in Uvalde on July 9, 1962, to Mercedes (Rodriguez) and Santiago Guzman. He is survived by his mother, of Uvalde; son, Arturo Guzman Jr. and wife, Lorena, of Angleton; two daughters; Amanda Guzman of Angleton and Ashely Guzman of […]

UHS sweeps Pearsall in district tennis

It was a clean sweep for the Uvalde High School tennis team as the Coyotes and Lobos rolled to a 19-0 victory over the Pearsall Mavericks in District 29-4A team tennis action last Wednesday afternoon. They won 15 matches and claimed four default victories on their way to the lopsided district win. “We have been busy getting ready for district […]

Israel L. Saiz

Israel L. Saiz Israel Lopez Saiz of Knippa, formerly of Uvalde, went to rest with our heavenly father, on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021, in Uvalde, Texas, at the age of 66. He was born on May 8, 1955 in Uvalde, Texas, to Crispin Saiz and Rosa Lopez. Israel grew up in Uvalde where he began sheep shearing at the young […]

Ramon Hernandez Jr.

Ramon Hernandez Jr. Ramon Hernandez Jr., 72, of Brackettville died on Aug. 24, 2021, at CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Creekside in New Braunfels. Services are pending with Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home, and a complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Collegiate games highlight second big week of 2021 season

This week, we face the second week in the three-week roll-out schedule for the 2021 football season. Last week marked the start of the Texas high school football season. Next week, the games of the National Football League will begin. But this week, it is all about collegiate football. Some colleges actually began their season this past week, but the […]

Newspaper cartoonist departs with last laugh

There is nothing remotely funny about death, but our late cartoonist Barry McWilliams would want readers to remember him with a chuckle. When Barry died of a heart attack on Aug. 14, at his home outside Whitehall, Montana, he left behind an email for his son Coßlin to send to the dozens of small-town newspapers that have published Barry’s toons […]

Marylou Vasquez

Marylou Vasquez, 65, of Uvalde died on Aug. 14, 2021, Texas Vista Medical Center in San Antonio. She was born in Wild Rose, Wisconsin, on Oct. 3, 1955, to Florinda Maldonado. She is survived by her husband, Arnulfo Vasquez Sr. of Uvalde; son, Arnulfo Vasquez Jr. and wife, Paulette, of La Pryor; two daughters, Priscilla Rodriguez and partner, Johnny Garza, […]

Coyote JV wins season opener in Carrizo Springs

The Uvalde Coyotes defeated the Carrizo Springs Wildcats, 20-12, in junior varsity football competition Thursday night. “It was a great overall team effort,” said Uvalde High School junior varsity head coach George Menchaca. “We went into the game with several key injuries.” Quarterback Christian Blanco completed a touchdown pass to slotback Damian Rivera. The other two Uvalde scores came on […]

Lobos, Pleasanton vie in volleyball Tuesday

Tuesday in Uvalde High School’s Harvey Kinchlow Gym, the Uvalde Lobos will play the Pleasanton Eagles in volleyball. The varsity match is scheduled for 7 p.m. and will be preceded by a freshman match at 5 p.m. and a junior varsity match at 6 p.m. Coach Debbie Martinez’s Lobos, 2-6 for the season, will enter action against the Eagles following […]