Category: Sports

Tarpons remain undefeated with win over Panthers

By Constancio Martinez Jr Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Tarpons came away with a 41-7 win over the Aransas Pass Panthers this past Friday night. Despite coming in with an 0-2 record the Panthers were eager for a fight. The Panthers had two 6’-2” quarterbacks rotate throughout the game. Panthers QB Zachary Brou, …

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Tarpons to take on Panthers

By Constancio Martinez Jr Special to the PRESS The 4A Port Isabel Tarpons will be on the road again this Friday night as they take on the 3A Aransas Pass Panthers.  Last week the Tarpons beat 5A Valley View Tigers 30-7, while the Panthers lost to Ingleside 68-6. The (0-2) Panthers are off to another …

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Lady Tarpons win consolation bracket

By Constancio Martinez Jr Special to the PRESS This past Thursday, August 19, Point Isabel ISD hosted their “Volley at the Beach” volleyball tournament at the Port Isabel High School. The three-day event included the following teams: Pool 1: Port Isabel JV, St. Joseph Academy, Rio Hondo and Santa Rosa; Pool 2: Port Isabel, San …

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PI prepares for first full season back

By Constancio Martinez Jr Special to the PRESS The 2021 Tarpons will be looking to rebound from last year’s disappointing football season. Due to the pandemic the Tarpons were only scheduled to play two games in 2020. While their new district opponents from the coastal bend area started their season in late August, the Tarpons …

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“Future Tarpon” camp a success

By Constancio Martinez Jr Special to the PRESS Last week, the Port Isabel coaching staff held the 2021 Tarpons Football camp at Tarpon Stadium.  The free, two-day camp was attended by kids from the surrounding communities, ages 5-and-up to incoming Freshmen. Port Isabel High School head football coach Tony Villareal told the PRESS the Tarpon …

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Tarpons’ ‘Two-A-Days’ begins

Parent meeting, media day this Saturday By Constancio Martinez Jr Special to the PRESS Early Monday morning, August 2, the football players were assigned their lockers, uniforms and equipment for the upcoming football season. Once settled the players made their way onto the practice field for the start of the 8 a.m. football practice. After …

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PI’s Camacho signs to UIW

By Constancio Martinez Jr Special to the PRESS Surrounded by family, friends and coaching staff, former Tarpon athlete Will Camacho, who graduated this past May, signed a scholarship to attend the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio. Camacho, a multi-sport standout, will be joining the UIW Cardinals track team. UIW is a division …

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Tarpons’ basketball standout signs letter of Intent with OLLU

By Constancio Martinez Jr Special to the PRESS This past Thursday, June 3, Port Isabel High School (PIHS) held a signing day event for basketball player Cole Pinkerton. His hard work and determination were awarded with a scholarship to Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) in San Antonio, Texas. The OLLU Saints is a …

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Lopez, Hernandez Medal at State Meet

By Larry Gage Special to the PRESS Port Isabel High students Jaden Lopez and David Hernandez both brought home medals from the Men’s State Powerlifting Meet in Abilene last Saturday.  Lopez took third-place in the 123-pound weight division and Hernandez was fourth in the 132-pound class.  A lifter’s best lift in each of the three …

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Three Lady Tarpons Medal at State Meet

By Larry Gage Special to the PRESS Four Port Isabel Lady Tarpons competed at the Women’s State High School Powerlifting Meet in Corpus Christi two weeks ago, and three of them came home with medals.  The Press spoke with assistant lifting coach Jessica Hedrick and she shared her thoughts about it all. “They did amazingly …

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