Category: Sports

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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Lady Tarpons soccer playoff bound

By Gaige Davila editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com  The Lady Tarpon soccer team is playoff bound, the first time in two years. This Saturday, at 10 a.m., the Lady Tarpons will face the IDEA Donna Lady Titans at home, after a rough season wrought with COVID-19, a freeze and endless schedule changes.  Port Isabel High School Head Girls Soccer …

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Pinkerton Chosen All Region, Dist. MVP

By Larry Gage Special to the PRESS Cole Pinkerton has played his final basketball game as a Port Isabel Tarpon. He was brought up to Varsity in his freshman year and, with his Tarpon team-mates, proceeded to make program history for the next four seasons. For his efforts Pinkerton has been named to the All-Region …

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Ramos Golden Again at Tarpon Relays

By Larry Gage Special to the PRESS Port Isabel High’s own Madison Ramos was golden again in the high jump at last Friday’s Tarpon Relays. Ramos twice set a new PR (personal record) in the event on her way to taking first place by seven inches.  Miranda Hernandez, of Raymondville, was second with a leap …

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Camacho Takes Gold at Tarpon Relays

By Larry Gage Special to the PRESS Will Camacho took his second straight gold medal in the long jump last week in the Tarpon Relays in Port Isabel. In doing so he improved by a foot on the distance he recorded at his first meet of the season at Rio Hondo the week before. Camacho’s …

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Quartet of Lady Tarpons Off to State

By Larry Gage Special to the PRESS Four Port Isabel High Lady Tarpon powerlifters have qualified for the state meet in Corpus Christi next week.  Sophia Aguilera, Madalyn Galvan, April Puente, and Chelsea Gonzalez will all advance to state competition by finishing in the top four of their respective weight classes at Tuloso-Midway High School …

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Camacho Double Gold at Rio Hondo

By Larry Gage Special to the PRESS Will Camacho earned two gold medals at last week’s Roberto Garza, Jr. Relays in Rio Hondo. Camacho won the long jump and triple jump events at Bobcat Stadium.  Camacho also showed up well in the 400-meter run with a fourth-place finish in that event.   The Press found head …

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Ramos Gets Gold at Rio Hondo

By Larry Gage Special to the PRESS Madison Ramos was golden at the Roberto Garza, Jr. Relays at Rio Hondo last Saturday.  She won the high jump competition with a personal best leap of five feet two inches, and took home the gold medal for her efforts.   “She did an amazing job,” head P.I. girls …

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Tarpons Make “Sweet 16,” Fall to Boerne

By Larry Gage Special to the PRESS The 2021 season has come to an end for the Port Isabel Tarpon Basketball squad.  They dropped a hard-fought game to Boerne, 68-55, in the regional semi-final contest Tuesday night in Corpus Christi.   The loss followed two playoff wins last week, the second of which, a 95-70 win …

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