Category: Sports

Lifters qualify for state meet

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Three Port Isabel High lifters have qualified for the state powerlifting meet in Abilene.  They did so on the strength of their performances in last week’s regional meet in Bishop. Jaden Lopez, Neyfis Castellanos, and David Hernandez all made it by either placing in the top two of …

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Girls three times golden at La Feria

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Allyson Reyes, Danaka Camacho and Marlyn Cesenes all struck gold for the Port Isabel Lady Tarpons track and field team at the Jim Hudson Relays at La Feria last week. Reyes took first place in the high jump at 5-feet even and Cesenes cleared 10 feet in the …

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Tarpons Fast at La Feria Meet

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS It was another strong performance by Tarpon sprinters at last week’s Jim Hudson Relays at La Feria. Port Isabel athletes took gold medal honors in the 4 x 100-meter and 4 x 200-meter sprint relays and came home first and third in the 100-meter and 200-meter dashes. In …

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Barrera, Lopez qualify for state

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Julianna Barrera and Viviana Lopez have qualified for the state powerlifting meet on the strength of their performances at the recent regional meet at PSJA High School. Barrera, a senior, will be making her third straight appearance at the state meet, and Lopez, a sophomore, will be making …

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Cesenes gets gold again at Los Fresnos

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Marlyn Cesenes was golden again in the pole vault last week at the Falcon Relays in Los Fresnos. The senior athlete cleared 9-feet, 6-inches on her best jump to finish a foot-and-a-half ahead of the second place finisher. The Lady Tarpons had a number of other high finishes …

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Sprinters strong at Falcon Relays

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Port Isabel Tarpon sprinters seem to be getting stronger by the week. For the third meet in a row Port Isabel athletes finished in the medals in the 100 and 200-meter dashes and in the 4 x 100-meter sprint relay at the Falcon Relays in Los Fresnos last …

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DRIVEN: Cesenes vaults to gold at Tarpon Relays

By ANAMARIA RAMIREZ Special to the PRESS Marlyn Cesenes, a junior at Port Isabel High School (PIHS), wins gold in pole vaulting at Friday’s track and field meet, but her biggest challenge is her goal to beat her own personal best. “I got gold today, but I didn’t deserve it,” Cesenes said. In her second …

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Sprinters strong at Tarpon Relays

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Port Isabel High sprinters were strong at last Friday’s invitational track and field meet at Tarpon Stadium. Tarpon athletes took gold in the 4 x 200-meter relay and the 200-meter dash, were good for silver in the 100-meter dash and 4 x 100-meter relay, and took bronze medal …

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Girls golden in field events

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Marlyn Cesenes and Madison Ramos each won gold in their events at the Tarpon Relays track and field meet at Tarpon Stadium last Friday. Cesenes’ best height of 9-feet, 6-inches was well short of her first-place performance at the previous week’s Hog Relays in Pharr, but was a …

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Lifters qualify for regionals

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Four Port Isabel High Tarpon power lifters have qualified for regional competition. Neyfus Castellanos, Jonathan Mendoza, David Hernandez, and Jaden Lopez will all compete at the Texas High School Powerlifting Association Regional Meet, to be held at Bishop High School on March 8. Two of these lifters will …

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