2021-10-21

Eighth-graders rally to win 38-36 thriller

Though they trailed the Pleasanton Eagles throughout most of the game, the Uvalde Morales Coyotes would not be denied a victory in their eighth-grade football game last Tuesday night. They rallied to record a thrilling 38-36 victory. Down 36-30 with 1:16 left on the game clock, the Coyotes put together their winning touchdown drive. Quarterback Jett Flores completed a 20-yard […]

Juniors reign supreme in Powder Puff



The Uvalde High School class of 2023, currently in its junior year, shut out the graduating class of 2022 in Powder Puff football competition played Monday before a spirited crowd of football fanatics in the Honey Bowl. The 20-0 game kicked off 2021 Uvalde High School Homecoming week. Near the midway point of the first half, the Juniors took a […]

Humberto H. Cuellar

Humberto H. Cuellar Humberto H. Cuellar, 54, of Batesville died on Oct. 18, 2021, at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Batesville. Interment will follow at Batesville Cemetery. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

UHS tennis team falls in regional quarterfinals

The Uvalde High School tennis team ended its 2021 team tennis season Monday at Southwest Legacy High School as Corpus Christi Tuloso-Midway downed the Coyotes and Lobos, 14-1, in regional quarter-final competition. “Our kids played hard and we lost several close matches that could have gone either way,” said UHS head tennis coach Terri Rambie. “We lost to a very […]

Pat Castillo

Pat Castillo Pat Castillo, 56, of Uvalde died Oct. 17, 2021, at Methodist Hospital Metropolitan in San Antonio. He was born on Oct. 10, 1965, in Uvalde to Maria Augustina Castillo. He married Juanita Garcia on Feb. 28, 1986, in Uvalde. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, of Uvalde; daughter, Victoria Marie Castillo of Uvalde; son Patricio […]

Dr. J. Brandon Lewis

Dr. J. Brandon Lewis A memorial service for Dr. J. Brandon Lewis is scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church. He died Sept. 1, 2021. A full obituary appeared in the Sept. 5, 2021, edition of the Uvalde Leader News.

Lobos play Tuesday

The Uvalde Lobos will complete their 2021 volleyball schedule Tuesday when they host the Carrizo Springs Lady Wildcats in District competition. Games start at 4:30 p.m.

Jusstice Morales

Jusstice Morales Jusstice Morales, 26, of Uvalde died on Oct. 12, 2021, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene. She was born on Nov. 16, 1994, in Uvalde to Maria (Rodrigues) and Martin Morales. She is survived by her mother, of Uvalde; son, Kent Matthew Narvaez of Uvalde; fiancé, Matthew Narvaez of Albany, Texas; four sisters, Summer Raie Morales, Addena Marie […]

Virginia N. McKinzie

Virginia N. McKinzie Virginia Nan McKinzie, 84, of Carrizo Springs, died at Main Methodist Hospital on Oct. 11, 2021, in San Antonio. She was born in Tucson, Arizona, on April 28, 1937, to Inez (Harper) and Eugene N. Cayton. She is survived by her husband, William Harvey McKinzie of Carrizo Springs; son, James McKinzie and wife, Debbie, of Hagerman, New […]

Flu, COVID-19 vaccine clinic set today at SWTJC

For anyone seeking to obtain initial, secondary or booster vaccination with the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, or an influenza inoculation, Southwest Texas Junior College, in partnership with H-E-B, will host a drive-through vaccine clinic today from 8 a.m. to noon at the Flores Student Services parking lot.