Category Archive: Sports

Nov 10 2017

Silver Tarpon Band ends contest season on high note

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The 2017 contest season has ended for the Port Isabel High Silver Tarpon Marching Band and, as usual, the results could hardly have been better. In three contests the band was awarded a 1st Division Superior rating all three times.  The Silver Tarpon Band competed in the Queen …

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Nov 10 2017

‘Kats Take Down Tarpons

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Raymondville Bearkats defeated the Port Isabel Tarpons, 22-7, in the next-to-last district game of the season last Friday night in Raymondville. Raymondville improves to 3-1 in District 16-4A Division II play, 8-1 overall.  Port Isabel drops to 1-3 in district, 2-6 overall. The Bearkats remain tied with …

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Nov 03 2017

New season, new coach for Lady Tarpon hoops

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS It’s a new season for Port Isabel High girls’ basketball and they will start the 2017-2018 season with a new coach.   Hannah Burleson has assumed the head coaching duties for Lady Tarpon hoops and scheduled scrimmages have already been played. The Press talked with Burleson this week and …

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Nov 03 2017

Lady Tarpons fall in bi-district

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The season has come to an end for the Port Isabel High girls’ volleyball team.  The Lady Tarpons lost to Corpus Christi – West Oso in a first-round, bi-district playoff match, 3-1, at Riviera Tuesday night. West Oso won by the scores of 25-15, 25-18, 18-25, 25-21. “The …

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Oct 27 2017

Orange Grove plays ball control

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The name of the game was ball control and the Bulldogs of Orange Grove played it well as they got past the Port Isabel Tarpons, 37-20, last Friday night at Tarpon Stadium. “They did what we were hoping they wouldn’t be able to do,” Tarpon Head Coach Jaime …

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Oct 27 2017

Lady Tarpons topple Rio Hondo in regular season finale

By PETE BANDA Special to the PRESS reporter@sbnewspaper.com The Lady Bobcats dropped their final district game of the season to the Port Isabel lady Tarpons 25-16, 25-15, 17-25, 25-16. Because of the loss, Rio Hondo and Progreso tied for fourth place in 32-4A at 6-8 and will have a play-in match at 3 p.m. on Saturday at …

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Oct 13 2017

Contest season on for Silver Tarpon Band

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Contest season has begun for the Port Isabel High Silver Tarpon Marching Band and the first contest took place last week in Mercedes. It was the second year for the Queen City Marching Festival and the Silver Tarpon Band did quite well in its first competitive appearance of …

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Oct 13 2017

Lady Tarpons holding third in district

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel High Lady Tarpons volleyball team is hanging on in third place in the District 32-4A standings.  They split their last two matches with a win at home against Hidalgo last Saturday and a loss at La Feria Tuesday night. They won the Hidalgo match three …

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Oct 06 2017

Girls snag 3-0 win at Grulla

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Lady Tarpons volleyball team went on the  road Tuesday night and came back from Rio Grande City with a three-set victory over the Lady Gators of Grulla High. Port Isabel won by the scores of 25-22, 25-23, 25-20. They may have swept to win the …

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Oct 06 2017

‘Hounds Chew Up Tarpons

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Bloodhounds of St. Joseph’s Academy of Brownsville picked up the scent of the Port Isabel Tarpons last week and followed the trail to Port Isabel.  They brought the home team to bay inside Tarpon Stadium and used a relentless attack to overpower the Tarpons and win the …

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