2022-04-14

Uvalde High School hosts district track meet

Yesterday, the second day of the two-day District 30-4A track-and-field meet was to be conducted in Uvalde’s Honey Bowl. The running-event finals were scheduled for last night. Tuesday, the field events and the running-event preliminary races were to kick off the meet. Complete results from the meet were not available at presstime. Those results will be reported in an upcoming […]

Five Uvalde residents seek role on UCISD trustee board

Melissa Federspill
Staff Writer

In the upcoming May 7 election, there are five candidates running for the two East Zone seats on the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District board of trustees.  They include incumbents Anabel White and Elissa Gonzalez, as well as Ann Sanford, J.J. Suarez, and Edward Treviño. The newspaper provided each individual the same set of questions which encompassed the candidate’s occupation, […]

Lobos celebrate Seniors Night with 14-0 win

James Volz
Sports Editor

The Uvalde Lobos celebrated Seniors Night in a big way Friday as they rolled to a 14-0 softball victory over the Crystal City Javelinas. Two Uvalde High School seniors figured prominently in the win. Briana Mata hit a pair of home runs and drove in four runs, while Clarissa Estrada pitched a five-hit shutout and struck out nine batters.  Estrada […]

Coyotes play district baseball tonight at Carrizo Springs

The Uvalde Coyotes will travel to Carrizo Springs tonight to play the Carrizo Springs Wildcats in District 30-4A baseball. Competition is scheduled for 7 p.m. Originally, the game was scheduled for Tuesday, but the date was changed because of a schedule conflict with district track. Late last month, the Coyotes defeated the Wildcats, 14-2, in a non-district matchup at Marvin […]

Sabinal ISD seeking $4.5 million bond approval

Sabinal City Hall will be closed tomorrow for Good Friday and the Easter weekend.  Sabinal ISD is asking voters to OK more $4.5 million in new funding for the new event center. Due to rising costs of building materials, the first approved funding of $6.9 million will not cover escalating costs.  Early voting for the school’s second bond election will […]

Lydia Gonzalez

Lydia Gonzalez, 64, of Garland, formerly of Uvalde, died on April 10, 2022, at her residence. She was born on Sept. 8, 1957, in Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico, to Juanita (Balderas) and Arnulfo Gonzalez. She is survived by four sisters, Maria Elena Delgado of Eagle Pass, Marisela Gonzalez of Seguin, Sonia Mejia of Winter Haven, Florida, and Juanita Garcia of […]

Uvaldeans compete in regional tennis tourney

Day two of the two day Class 4A Region IV tennis tournament is scheduled today at Corpus Christi’s HEB Tennis Center. The tourney competition was set to get underway yesterday. Complete results from the regional tourney will be reported in next Thursday’s edition of the Uvalde Leader-News. Uvalde High School sent eight players to the regional tournament, including Elizabeth Phillips, […]

Judge says Nelson needs legal counsel

Julye Keeble 
Staff Writer

At a hearing held Monday to determine whether sealed records could be considered in determining the competency of Thomas Ray Nelson to stand trial, a judge stated that at this time, Nelson may not continue to act as his own lawyer. Christina M. Busbee, 38th Judicial District Attorney, said presiding Judge Steve Hilbig determined at the hearing that Nelson needed […]

UHS students excel, advance to state competition

With wins at the district and regional level, five different groups of Uvalde High School students – band, choir, cosmetology, construction management,  and the Uvalde FFA entomology team – advanced to state-level competitions, with some earning high marks. Band Three percussionists in the Uvalde High School band earned first division ratings, the highest rating possible, at the Solo and Ensemble […]

Marion M. Crider

Marion Mark Crider, of Mountain Home, Texas, was called home on Saturday, April 9, 2022. He was 57 years old. Mark was born Aug. 3, 1964, to Doyle Crider and Allyne Patterson Crider in Kerrville, Texas. He spent the first half of his life working and playing along the bank of the Frio on his family ranch in Rio Frio, […]