• September 23, 2020

Tags : uil

UIL releases new guidelines for high school sports: Seasons delayed

On Tuesday, the University Interscholastic League (UIL) presented modifications to the 2020-2021 UIL calendar and updated COVID-19 risk mitigation guidelines, set to take effect August 1, 2020. The modifications to the 2020-2021 calendar differ by activity and conference and can be found on the UIL website and in the chart below. “These adjustments reflect the public health […]Read More

Six local High School Mariachi groups headed to State this

AUSTIN – El Paso Mariachi ensembles will join groups from across the state  to compete for top honors at the 2020 UIL State Mariachi Festival on February 21-22. This year’s contest, at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in Edinburg, is the fifth year of the state mariachi contest and second year as an official UIL […]Read More

Area Bands ‘Tune Up’ For UIL Competition at EPISD Invitational

27 bands took the field at Franklin High School Saturday, as El Paso ISD hosted their invitational contest for area marching bands. Serving as adjudicators for the event were Valentino Leyba, Kevin Moreman, and Shawn Silva, all band directors in the Las Cruces Public Schools. Instrumental Coordinator Julio Castillo was the contest organizer. Due to […]Read More

Story+Video: Coronado, Franklin Marching Bands Headed to State

Just before dawn, the powerful sounds of brass and woodwinds fill the air surrounding Franklin and Coronado high schools as their respective marching bands fine tune their routines for state competition next week. Coronado placed second and Franklin third at the UIL area competition last week to advance to the UIL state competition in the […]Read More