By LARRY GAGE
Special to the PRESS
Returning and prospective Port Isabel Tarpon football players are getting in a little advance preparation for the 2016 football season.
They are playing a non-contact version of the game know as 7-on-7. The players do not wear pads or helmets and every play is a passing play.
The team has been playing games each Tuesday and Thursday night at various fields in Brownsville for several weeks. The season concluded this Thursday night with a second game against Brownsville Veterans. The team won the first game against the Chargers, 19-12.
The team is coached on a volunteer basis by Jarrod Martinez. Martinez has about 20 players participating this season, and the team entered Thursday’s game with a 2-3 record. This Tuesday night they lost to Brownsville Pace and their other win came in a previous game with Pace, 19-12.
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