Category: Sports

Powerlifter Mendoza Aims for State

                      By Larry Gage Special to the PRESS If it’s January, there must be a lot of activity in the weight room at Port Isabel High School.  So I dropped by this week to see who’s there and exactly what is transpiring.   I found senior …

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Tarpons Take Down Lions, 51-49

By Larry Gage Special to the PRESS The La Feria Lions came to play, no doubt about it.  In the end, they left Tarpon Gym on the short end of a 51-49 score at the hands of the Port Isabel Tarpons in the second District 32-4A game of the season for both teams. The visiting …

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Tarpon Basketball teams on a winning streak

By CONSTANCIO MARTINEZ, JR. Special to the PRESS The (17-5) Port Isabel Boys Basketball team is riding a four-game winning streak after beating the Raymondville Bearkats 85-70 last Friday, and the La Feria Lions 51-49 this past Tuesday. Leading the charge versus the Bearkats was Daniel Rinza, Jr., who scored 20 points and grabbed five …

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Lady Tarpons Catch Lionettes, 39-32

By Larry Gage Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel High girls basketball  team was hot from long range: at least that’s how they started this past Tuesday night. The Lady Tarpons’ first 12 points all came from three-point shots, as they raced out to a 12-8 lead over La Feria and won the District …

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Port Isabel Boys Soccer team off to a 2-0 start

            By: Constancio Martinez, Jr. Special to the PRESS The Boys soccer team is off to a good start, as they opened up the new year with a 2-0 record. Last year, the team didn’t get their first win till their 13th game of the 2018-2019 season. The Tarpons first …

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Tarpon teams successfully take on big schools in tournaments

By CONSTANCIO MARTINEZ, JR. Special to the PRESS The Men’s basketball team participated in the Brahmas Holiday Shootout Tournament and came out with a 3-1 winning record. The Tarpons took the first game against the 5A CC Moody Trojans 60-58. The Tarpons lost game 2 to 6A PSJA North 69-55. On the second day of …

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Lady Tarpons Resume District Play Friday

            By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Lady Tarpons hoops team split their four games at the Lyford Holiday Classic tournament last weekend.  In the team’s first game on Friday a 44-30 win was recorded over IDEA-Donna.  That afternoon they lost to eventual tournament champion, Santa …

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Sophomore Navarro Moved Up to JV

                          By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The team that a particular player starts the season with is not necessarily the one he’ll be playing with once the district season starts.  One such Port Isabel High player is sophomore Josue Navarro.   “I …

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Another Stellar Year for Instrumental Music

By Larry Gage Special to the PRESS The year 2019 is rapidly drawing to a close, so even though we’re only halfway through the school year your instrumental music reporter just thought it would be an opportune time to consider the “State of the Program” and remind everybody how grateful we should all be to …

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Tarpon basketball on a regular and district game streak

By: Constancio Martinez, Jr. Special to the PRESS This past Friday, the Boys Port Isabel Basketball team picked up a 49-48 win against the 5A PSJA Memorial Wolverines. Just like the previous game versus the Santa Maria Cougars, some last-minute steals by Cole Pinkerton and Kaiden Martinez helped secure the win. The team was led …

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