Retirement of Cushing Bearkat Jersey #3: A Tribute to Cale Barrios

[Cushing, TX] – [March 5, 2024] – It is with profound reverence that we announce the retirement of the #3 baseball jersey, worn by the beloved Cale Barrios who was tragically taken from us far too soon.

Cale was more than just a player on the baseball field; he was an example of resilience and sportsmanship. His dedication to excel, his unwavering determination, and his infectious spirit touched the lives of all who had the privilege of knowing him. His leadership on and off the field and his unwavering commitment to excellence embodied the true essence of what it means to be a Bearkat.

The retirement of Jersey #3 symbolizes far more than just the end of an athletic career. It represents a legacy that will forever be etched into the fabric of our school and community. It serves as a testament to the impact Cale had, not only on the diamond, but in the hearts and minds of all who were fortunate enough to cross paths with him.

In honor of Cale, a memorial will be held at 5:15 pm on March 5th at the Cushing ISD sports complex. This gathering will provide an opportunity for friends, family, teammates, coaches, and members of the community to come together to celebrate Cale’s life and to share memories.

As we bid farewell to Jersey #3, we do so with heavy hearts but also with gratitude; we are blessed for being able to know and love Cale Barrios. May his legacy continue to inspire future generations of athletes to strive for greatness, to exhibit unwavering determination in the face of adversity, and to always compete with the same passion and sportsmanship that defined Cale’s life.

For further information or media inquiries, please contact Brandon Enos at 936-326-4890.


Dr. Brandon Enos

Cushing ISD Superintendent