Category Archive: Sports

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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Sep 29 2017

Lady Tarpons Take Rio Hondo

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Lady Tarpons volleyball team won Tuesday night’s district volleyball match, three games to two, in Tarpon Gym.  They won by the scores of 25-17, 14-25, 25-19, 18-25, 15-11. “I was really proud of the girls for pushing through and staying focused,” Head Coach Julie Breedlove …

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Sep 22 2017

Murchison likes the challenge at SMU

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Former Port Isabel track and field athlete Daniella Murchison is starting her junior year at Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Dallas, and is on schedule to graduate after only three years. She was a three-time shot put state champion in high school and is continuing to throw both …

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Sep 22 2017

Tarpons Win at Hidalgo, 31-13

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Tarpons made the long road trip to up the Valley worthwhile last Friday night as they outscored the Hidalgo Pirates, 31-13, to get their first win of the season. The Tarpons overcame a turnover on the game’s first offensive series by scoring on their last …

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Sep 22 2017

Lady Tarpons take Progreso in five

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Lady Tarpons volleyball team took down the Lady Red Ants of Progreso in five sets on the road Tuesday night. They did it by fighting back from a two sets to none deficit and won by the scores of 20-25, 17-25, 25-17, 25-19, 15-5. “We …

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Sep 15 2017

Tarpons on the road at Hidalgo

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Tarpons are back in action this week, after taking last week off, and on Friday they will make their longest road trip of the regular season to Hidalgo. The Press sat down this week with Tarpon head coach Jaime Infante to get his thoughts on …

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Sep 15 2017

Lady Tarpons win two straight

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel High Lady Tarpons volleyball team has won its last two matches and takes a 2-1 league record into this Saturday’s home match against La Feria. Last Saturday the Lady Tarpons got past the Lady Gators of La Grulla in straight sets, 25-16, 25-21, 27-25.  This …

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