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Uvalde Leader-News 042822

Early voting continues at civic center

City, school board members on ballot Voting for the May election started Monday, and 140 people have voted in-person at the Willie De Leon Civic Center in the first two days of early voting. At stake are choices of city council and school board representatives, as well as two proposed amendments to the state constitution. For this election, 17,247 Uvalde […]

Coyotes finish seventh in regional golf tournament

The Uvalde Coyotes finished seventh out of a field of 16 teams competing in the Class 4A Region IV golf tournament staged April 18 and 19 at Victoria’s The Club at Colony Creek golf course. Coach Roy Torres’ Coyotes combined daily team rounds of 336 and 347 to finish with a two-day total of 711 for their seventh-place finish. “The […]

Leader-News sweeps up top awards in newspaper contest

The Uvalde Leader-News won sweepstakes honors in the South Texas Press Association Better Newspapers contest, bringing home 12 awards, including four each for first, second, and third place for content in 2021. Newspaper staff earned first place for page design, serious column writing, sports photography, and feature writing. “Good clean layout throughout the pages,” noted page design judges. “Effective use […]

Lobos place fourth in golf tourney

The Uvalde Lobos placed fourth in the teams standings of the Class 4A Region IV golf tournament at Victoria’s Colony Creek Golf Course last week. In action April 20-21, the Lobos finished 11 strokes out of third place and a berth in the state golf tournament. Coach Roy Torres’ Lobos recorded a two-day team total of 719. They had daily […]

UHS athletes vie in regional track

Uvalde High School will be well represented in Class 4A region IV track-and-field competition at Kingville tomorrow and Saturday. Some of the Class 4A field events will be held tomorrow morning, while the remainder will be conducted Saturday. The Class 4A running-event preliminary races will get underway at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, the finals in the running events will commence at […]

Mario C. Vazquez

Mario C. Vazquez, 69, of Uvalde died on April 24, 2022, at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. Services are pending with Hillcrest Memorial Funeral Home.A full obituary will be included in Sunday’s edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

Ben Wilson Jr.

Dr. Ben Wilson Jr., 88, of Uvalde, TX, passed away on April 7, 2022, at Veranda Senior Living Facility.  He was born Aug. 13, 1933, in Shreveport, Louisiana, to Charlotte Cornman Wilson (Dudley) and Benjamin Franklin Wilson.  He married Verna Chorine Walker on May 21, 1954. He graduated from Stephen F. Austin High School in Houston and attended the University […]

Coyotes outlast Wildcats in baseball marathon

The Uvalde Coyotes scored two runs in the sixth inning to end a three-hour baseball marathon Tuesday night at Marvin Kolinek Field. Chris Mata hit a run-scoring triple and scored on a sacrifice fly to left field by Angel Bueno. Those two runs gave the Coyotes what they needed to end the game by way of the 10-run rule as […]