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Tarpons Win in OT at Santa Maria, 46-45

By LARRY GAGE The Port Isabel Tarpons overcame an 11-point fourth-quarter deficit at Santa Maria Tuesday night and took the win in overtime, 46-45. Trailing by two with sec­onds to go in regulation the Tarpons went for the win. “Kenny Herrera tried a 3-point shot, missed, and followed his own shot for the bucket and …

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Lady Tarpons all over Lyford, 60-21

By LARRY GAGE The Port Isabel Lady Tar­pons jumped out to a 15-5 1st-quarter lead and ran away from the Lady Bulldogs of Lyford on Tuesday night at Tarpon Gym, winning by the lopsided score of 60-21. “They’re (Lyford) very young, mostly sophomores,” head P.I. coach Alan Ward said after the game. Clearly the advantage …

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Long Island project envisioned next to the old causeway

By ANTONIO VINDELL The old causeway that is now in a state of abandonment east of Long Island could be revamped and converted into a recreational place. An investor out of South Carolina is planning to pump in $15 million to build a recreational vehicle park with 106 sites, 6 water side floating cabanas and …

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Cascos declared winner of November race

By ANTONIO VINDELL Cameron County Judge Car­los Cascos has been declared the winner of the November 2 elec­tion in which he ran for a second four-year term. Cascos, a Republican who was challenged by John Wood, a Democrat, won the race by 64 votes. The Cameron County Commissioners’ Court, by a 3-to-1 vote, declared Cascos …

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Inferno destroys PI home

The addition Fidel Calvillo built onto his house on Ilinois Street in Port Isabel was destroyed by a fire that started in a storage room on Monday night.

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