Category: Sports

Vasquez prepares for volleyball season

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS   The 2018-2019 school year is not over yet but preparations are already ongoing for the 2019 high school volleyball season. Players and coaches can, by UIL rule, report for practice on August 1, four days sooner than in football. Matches will begin even before the first day …

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Rinza looks forward to senior year

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS   Tarpon basketball player Daniel Rinza is already looking forward to his senior year of high school, and high on his list of priorities of things to look forward to is the 2019-’20 basketball season. The Press sat down in Tarpon Gym with Rinza this week, where he …

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Martinez graduates with many memories

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS   Sebastian Martinez graduates this month with many memories of his time at Port Isabel High School. He sat down with the Press this week and shared some of those memories and his thoughts on what the future holds for him. “I remember everything, the two-a-days, every practice …

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Volleyball season not far off

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS   The 2018 -’19 school year rapidly draws to a close and already the anticipation for the fall athletic seasons is building. Tarpon football players are hard at work in the weight room at the high school, and even before the start of classes next August, the volleyball …

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Tarpon sprinters strong at Kingsville

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS It was no surprise that Port Isabel High sprinters gave a strong performance at last week’s UIL Region IV High School Track and Field Meet at Kingsville. And, in one event at least, they came ever so close to making it through and advancing to the state meet …

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Cesenes vaults to seventh at Regionals

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Port Isabel Lady Tarpon pole-vaulter Marlyn Cesenes was seventh at last week’s UIL Region IV High School Track and Field Meet at Kingsville. It was the highest finish for the seven Lady Tarpon athletes who qualified for the regional meet, which was held at Kingsville’s Javelina Stadium last …

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Athletes confident for meet

By Larry Gage Special to the PRESS Seven Port Isabel Tarpon athletes are off to the UIL Region IV Track and Field Meet in Kingsville this weekend, and confidence abounds in these young men as they advance to the next level of competition. “I have a lot of confidence,” head P.I. Tarpons coach Joe Gonzales …

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Lady Tarpons ready for Regionals

By Larry Gage Special to the PRESS Seven Port Isabel Lady Tarpon athletes are competing this weekend at the UIL Region IV Track and Field Meet in Kingsville. Madison Ramos, Marlyn Cesenes, Lora Galvan, Allyson Reyes, Danaka Camacho, Gabby Torres, and Mandy Perkins all qualified for regional competition with top four finishes in their respective …

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Tarpons to compete at Kingsville

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Seven Port Isabel track and field athletes have qualified for regional competition on the strength of their performances in this week’s area meet at La Feria. William Camacho, Cesar Aguilera, Mac Strunk, Jesus Moctezuma, Juan Ramos, Tavien Ellison, and Angel Cacho will all compete in the UIL Area …

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Lady’s track and field off to Regionals

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Seven Port Isabel Lady Tarpon athletes are off to next week’s regional track and field meet as a result of high finishes at this week’s area meet in La Feria. Madison Ramos, Marlyn Cesenes, Danaka Camacho, Gabby Torres, Mandy Perkins, Lora Galvan, and Allyson Reyes advance to regional …

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