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Driven by the profession
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Driven by the profession

Driven by the profession Former TAMIU Rec Sports director keeps busy By David SolisBridge contributing writerPublished Friday, Sept. 10, 2021 Former director of TAMIU Rec Sports, Sylvia Barrera, always had a drive for teaching and leading. Her focus always remained in growing as a teacher, coach and director. Barrera started her teaching career at Christen Middle School in 1981 as a physical education teacher and coach. “I got the opportunity to work with a great staff my first year that welcomed me to the program and helped me grow as an educator and a person,” Barrera said. As she slowly built a reputation for herself, she was given the opportunity to coach the girls’ basketball program at Cigarroa High School in 1983. She led the program to new heights, advancing to t...
Intramural all-star team faces defeat
Intramurals, Sports

Intramural all-star team faces defeat

Intramural all-star team faces defeat By Cesar NeiraBridge contributing writerPublished Monday, April 20, 2020 Short-handedness contributed to a two-game loss for TAMIU’s recreational men’s basketball team during the intramural all-star tournament. The annual National Intramural and Recreational Sports Association Region IV tournament took place from March 7 to 10. The Recreational Sports Intramural Open Basketball League All-Star team from Texas A&M International University is composed of the best players from the league’s open tournament. TAMIU suffered defeats against Stephen F. Austin and Trinity universities at the all-star event. The team already faced an uphill challenge due to its shorthanded roster of six players. This, along with the team being composed primar...
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