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 Date: April 4, 2008 Contact:  Paula Cobler, 361-570-4350

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More community members join the fun of raising the Jaguar Jersey


Photographer: Randy Pollard

Russell Buesing of Buesing Insurance, right, prepares to raise the Jaguar Jersey on Wednesday to celebrate the softball teamís Tuesday victory over Prairie View A&M University. Buesing was assisted by Jaguars outfielder Ashley Falco, left, and UHV Athletic Director Ashely Walyuchow.

Photographer: Randy Pollard

The staff of the UHV Small Business Development Center prepares to raise the Jaguar Jersey on Thursday to celebrate the baseball teamís Wednesday victories over UT- Brownsville. Pictured are, just left of flagpole, Director Joe Harper and, from right of pole, employees Lisa Barr, Dina Boothe and Phyllis Williams. Assisting in the raising are, from left, pitcher Casey Newman, Athletics secretary Debbie Griffiths and, at far right, Athletic Director Ashley Walyuchow.

The Jaguar Jerseys fly from sunup to sundown on the UHV flagpoles during the first school day after a team wins. To find out how community members can join in the victory tradition, contact the UHV Marketing department at (361) 570-4296 or



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