Category Archive: Sports

Jan 05 2018

Gators get Tarpons

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Tarpons fell into a 14-0 hole in the first quarter of their District 32-4A hoops contest at Rio Grande City and lost to the Grulla Gators, 59-51, Tuesday night. The Tarpons came out a little flat and were unable to score a single bucket the …

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Jan 05 2018

Grulla holds off Lady Tarpons

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Lady Tarpon basketball team made the long trip to Rio Grande City Tuesday night and came up three points short against the Lady Gators of La Grulla, 57-54. Port Isabel drops to 2-2 in district play and plays Progreso at Tarpon Gym this Friday. The …

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Dec 22 2017

Girls fall to La Feria in nail biter

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Lady Tarpons lost to La Feria, 46-43, in a District 32-4A contest Tuesday night at Tarpon Gym. It was the team’s first loss after starting off 2-0 in league play.  Last week Port Isabel won on the road against Zapata, 75-53, and beat Raymondville, 50-20, …

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Dec 22 2017

Tarpons top La Feria

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel High Tarpons topped the defending league champion La Feria Lions in a low-scoring contest, 35-29, Tuesday night at Tarpon Gym in the first district game of the season for both teams. It was 10-6, La Feria, after a quarter of play. Even fewer points were …

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Dec 15 2017

Girls take district opener at Zapata

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel High Lady Tarpons started the district season off with a bang Tuesday night.  They went on the road to play the Zapata Lady Hawks and took the win, 75-53. “The girls got off (the bus) ready to go,” first-year Head Coach Hannah Burleson told the …

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Dec 15 2017

Tarpons fall at Lyford

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Tarpons lost a close one at Lyford Tuesday night, 59-57, in their next-to-last non-district contest before district starts next week. It was P.I.’s second game in less than a week against the Bulldogs.  Last week, in the 86th C.E. Vail Tournament at La Feria, the …

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Dec 08 2017

Lady Tarpons on winning streak

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Lady Tarpons hoops squad take a three-game win streak into this Friday’s home contest against St. Joseph’s Academy. The Lady Tarpons defeated IDEA Quest of Edinburg Tuesday night, 52-23, for their third straight win, including their last two games at the Tommy Wiseman Tournament in …

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Dec 08 2017

Boys cruise past MMA, Donna North

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Tarpons boys’ basketball team was on the road Monday night and took the rematch with Harlingen’s Marine Military Academy, 79-38. The Tarpons’ winning streak is now at four games and includes last Friday’s 70-47 home win over Donna North. The win at MMA gave the …

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Dec 01 2017

Lady Tarpons Pop La Villa

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel High Lady Tarpons hoops squad outscored the La Villa Lady Cardinals, 57-37, in a non-district basketball game at Tarpon Gym Tuesday night. Port Isabel led start to finish, except for an early 2-2 tie, and was in front by as many as 21 points in …

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Dec 01 2017

Boys claw past Cougars, 55-46

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Tarpons basketball team traveled to Santa Maria last Saturday for a non-district Thanksgiving weekend game and came away with a 55-46 win. “They had a nice, little crowd for a Saturday afternoon game,” Tarpon Head Coach Mike Hazelton said Monday.  “They have a good team …

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