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SPORTS: OPINION: Dallas Cowboys all in?
In Our View, Opinion, Sports

SPORTS: OPINION: Dallas Cowboys all in?

SPORTS: OPINION: Dallas Cowboys all in? By Vicente MendozaSports EditorPublished Tuesday, April 23, 2024 After a horrendous exit from the playoffs this past season, the Cowboys are once again back to square one. After the horrible loss, Cowboys owner and General Manager Jerry Jones said the team would be “all in” following this season. Since the start of the off-season, the Cowboys have not shown this “all in” mentality, but have shown they might be headed to a necessary rebuild next season. Vicente Mendoza, Sports Editor On the first day, they lost several key free agents to free agency. The first to go was running back Tony Pollard, who was the main Dallas back in 2023. Though his first year as a starter fell flat, he showed a lot of promise in his final games with th...
SPORTS: OPINION: Celtics could be on top this year if they don’t choke
Men's Basketball, Opinion, Sports

SPORTS: OPINION: Celtics could be on top this year if they don’t choke

SPORTS: OPINION: Celtics could be on top this year if they don’t choke Sports Column By Vicente MendozaSports EditorPublished Tuesday, April 2, 2024 We are midway through the NBA season, and there has been a good amount of ups and downs throughout the season for all of the teams. As I write this, there have not been two teams that stand out as favorites for the NBA Finals. Powerhouse teams you would expect to dominate the NBA, such as the Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Lakers and the Milwaukee Bucks, have struggled throughout this season. This season, it’s difficult to predict a clear winner, but I would have to choose the Boston Celtics. Vicente MendozaSports Editor The Celtics are the top team in the Eastern Conference, as well as the top team in the NBA with a rec...
SPORTS: Rec Center hosts Strength Competition
Health, On Campus, Sports

SPORTS: Rec Center hosts Strength Competition

SPORTS: Rec Center hosts Strength Competition By Dora GuerreroBridge Staff WriterPublished Thursday, March 28, 2024 After three days of muscle power, the TAMIU Recreation Center’s annual spring Strength Competition came to an end. The March 5-7 competition brings interaction to the Kinesiology, Wellness and Recreation Center. Events like this are open to all TAMIU students interested in showing off their strength in a safe and sanitary environment. Anyone in the student body who is interested in lifting, regardless of their expertise, can participate in these events without fear of judgment. Tiffany Luna | BridgeJuan Gutierrez lifts during the Strength Competition on March 6 in the Kinesiology, Wellness and Recreation Center. For those interested in participating, they shou...
SPORTS: Dustdevils win Senior Night
Men's Basketball, Sports

SPORTS: Dustdevils win Senior Night

SPORTS: Dustdevils win Senior Night By Vicente MendozaSports EditorPublished Tuesday, March 26, 2024 The TAMIU men’s basketball team faced its conference rival University of Texas-Tyler in the final home game on Senior Night. The final score was 64-56 with the Dustdevils on top. When the Feb. 17 game started, the team’s energy was high coming off a celebration for the seniors prior to the game. Texas A&M International University began with an 8-0 run on offense, and showed real promise in the starting moments of the game. Cris Rios | BridgeTAMIU junior forward Olaverr Camacho (15) leaps to defend against UT-Tyler junior forward Juan Pablo Camargo (15), as TAMIU junior guard Shannon Strickland (3) looks on during a Feb. 17 home game. While TAMIU started off hot, the team...
SPORTS: TAMIU men’s basketball season nears end, with mixed results
Men's Basketball, Sports

SPORTS: TAMIU men’s basketball season nears end, with mixed results

SPORTS: TAMIU men’s basketball season nears end, with mixed results By Juan Carlos PuenteEditor-In-ChiefPublished Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024 The men’s basketball season nears its end on Feb. 29 at Texas A&M–Kingsville. The Dustdevils’ current record, as of Feb. 20, is 15-10 overall, 11-8 in the Lone Star Conference, 11-2 at home and 4-8 away. This half of the Texas A&M International University season began with mixed results in games against St. Edward’s University and St. Mary’s University. On Jan. 4, the men ultimately faced a “heartbreaking defeat,” as fans and players referred to it, with St. Edward’s ending on top at 62-61. After the team got riled up on Jan. 6 against St. Mary’s, the Dustdevils won at 73-70. J.C. Puente | BridgeTAMIU senior guard and forward John Ach...
SPORTS: TAMIU women’s basketball dominates Eastern New Mexico
Sports, Women's Basketball

SPORTS: TAMIU women’s basketball dominates Eastern New Mexico

SPORTS: TAMIU women’s basketball dominates ENMU By Vicente MendozaSports EditorPublished Sunday, Feb. 18, 2024 In a 60-56 win, TAMIU’s women’s basketball team defeated Eastern New Mexico University on Jan. 25. The Lone Star Conference rivals faced off in the second game of the Spring 2024 semester. At the start, Texas A&M International University began to rack up points over ENMU early on. While the offense clicked on all cylinders, the defense held ENMU to a tight spot in the first half. Cris Cordova | BridgeTAMIU basketball sophomore Angelique Morgan passes the ball to a teammate against Eastern New Mexico University on Jan. 25. “We were really just focused on being better defensively,” senior Raiana Brown said. “That was something that we focused on a lot—especially ...
SPORTS: Austin Spurs sweep Stockton Kings at Laredo exhibition games
Men's Basketball, Sports

SPORTS: Austin Spurs sweep Stockton Kings at Laredo exhibition games

SPORTS: Austin Spurs sweep Stockton Kings at Laredo exhibition games By Vicente MendozaSports EditorAnd Alexia AlemanBridge Staff PodcasterPublished Sunday, Feb. 18, 2024 The Austin Spurs G League basketball team defeated the Stockton Kings in both games of a series on Feb. 2 to 3. Marking this as the third time the Spurs have played in Laredo at the Sames Auto Arena. In Friday’s game, the Spurs won 127-111 and on Saturday, they won 105-103. An estimated 6,000 Laredoans attended both games, including Texas A&M International University students, faculty and alumni. Cris Cordova | BridgeAustin Spurs' Javante McCoy (3) shoots for three against the Stockton Kings on Saturday, Feb. 3, at the Sames Auto Arena in Laredo. The Spurs won 105-103. On Friday, the Spurs defense came...
SPORTS: Men’s basketball faces series of away games
Men's Basketball, Sports

SPORTS: Men’s basketball faces series of away games

SPORTS: Men’s basketball faces series of away games By Jorge EscuderoBridge contributing writerPublished Friday, Dec. 8, 2023 Exhausted and dripping with sweat, the basketball players take turns filling their cups at the water jug to rehydrate before returning to the court. An intense, nearly three-hour-long practice session concluded with most players needing to ice their sore muscles, which are pushed to their limits every day. The TAMIU men’s basketball team practices daily, five to sometimes six days a week. Only one week before their first game of the season, they were preparing to hit the road for a series of back-to-back away games. Submitted photo by Karla CaballeroFormer TAMIU senior Jermaine Drewey passes the ball over St. Edward's University's Bennett Mohn, #21, ...
CAMPUS: They did it again: TAMIU ‘Call of Duty’ esports defeats UNT-Dallas
Esports, Sports

CAMPUS: They did it again: TAMIU ‘Call of Duty’ esports defeats UNT-Dallas

They did it againCAMPUS: TAMIU 'Call of Duty' esports defeats UNT-Dallas By Juan Carlos PuenteSocial Media ManagerPublished Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2023 The TAMIU Call of Duty esports varsity team earned back-to-back wins since the semester started. On Sept. 20, the team faced off against the University of North Texas-Dallas and had a final score of 2-1 in favor of Texas A&M International University. The match was once again streamed on Twitch, and while the previous game was a solid 3-0 in favor of TAMIU, the varsity team had to face some trials and adapt this time around. “We went into the game playing like how we played the last few matches which was not gonna work against this team. ;So they made us complacent in a way, but it worked out, we made that comeback and we ended...
SPORTS: TAMIU softball pitcher strikes again
Softball, Sports

SPORTS: TAMIU softball pitcher strikes again

SPORTS: TAMIU softball pitcher strikes again By Audry HornadayBridge Contributing WriterPublished Thursday, Oct. 26, 2023 Dustdevil softball pitcher Erika Cortez pitches her second no-hitter in school history. Cortez became a force to be reckoned with ever since her first season at Texas A&M International University. After transferring from the University of Texas–San Antonio to TAMIU after her freshman year, the stand-out pitcher has felt right at home. “UTSA really didn’t feel like a good fit for me,” Cortez recalled. “I transferred to TAMIU and I can honestly say it feels like home.” Courtesy Karla CaballeroTAMIU senior softball pitcher Erika Cortez watches the ball fly toward the plate from the mound on Feb. 16. After missing the entire 2021-2022 season due to a ...
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