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 team’s 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 team’s 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

The University of Houston-Victoria, located in the heart of the Coastal Bend region since 1973 in Victoria, Texas, offers courses leading to more than 80 academic programs in the schools of Arts & Sciences; Business Administration; and Education, Health Professions & Human Development. UHV provides face-to-face classes at its Victoria campus, as well as an instructional site in Katy, Texas, and online classes that students can take from anywhere. UHV supports the American Association of State Colleges and Universities Opportunities for All initiative to increase awareness about state colleges and universities and the important role they have in providing a high-quality and accessible education to an increasingly diverse student population, as well as contributing to regional and state economic development.

Thomas Doyle 361-570-4342