Category: Sports

Tarpon cagers rolling along

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS It’s been quite a number of years since a Tarpon basketball team started a season 10-0.  But that’s just what this Port Isabel boys hoops squad has done. Tuesday night, the Tarpons got off to a fast start and rolled over the Lions of Mission – Juan Diego …

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Boys cruise past Juan Diego, 83-43

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel boys’ basketball team took down Mission – Juan Diego Academy, 83-43, Tuesday night at Tarpon Gym. The Tarpons improve to 10-0 on the season and are playing this weekend in La Feria’s C.E. Vail Tournament.  Their first-round opponent Thursday was scheduled to be Edinburg Economedes. …

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Lady Tarpons fall short at Pace, 54-47

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS It’s been a rough week for the Lady Tarpons hoops squad.  They were one and four at last week’s La Feria tournament, and they lost last night at Brownsville Pace for their fifth straight loss. This is a team that started 8-3 and now there is just one …

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Things looking up for boys hoops

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS It’s been a great start to the 2018-19 season for the Port Isabel Tarpons hoops squad.  They’re a perfect 8-0 after Tuesday’s 75-54 win at home over a spirited Lyford Bulldog team.  The PRESS talked with Head Coach Mike Hazelton as practice started on Monday, and he talked …

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Lady Falcons jolt PI, 75-47

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Los Fresnos went out in front early, led the rest of the way, and coasted down the stretch Tuesday night to take the win, 75-47, in a non-district basketball game at Tarpon Gym. The Lady Falcons improve to 8-3 on the season and the Lady Tarpons fall to …

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Tarpons outrun Bulldogs, 75-54

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Tarpons overcame a sluggish first half at home and ran away from the Lyford Bulldogs for a 75-54 non-district win Tuesday night. P.I. remains undefeated at 8-0 on the season and will face Donna North at Tarpon Gym this Friday, Nov. 30. “It was hard-earned,” …

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Lady Tarpons win at Lyford

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Lady Tarpon hoops team traveled to Lyford this past Monday and left town with a 56-36 win. But prior to that, the team played in the Border Brawl Tournament last weekend at Valley View and advanced to the championship game of the Silver Bracket. In …

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Boys hoops take San Perlita tourney

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Tarpon boys basketball team won last weekend’s San Perlita tournament.  They beat Roma, 58-54, in Saturday’s championship game, and improve their season record to 6-0 with Monday’s win over Brownsville Jubilee Leadership Academy. Tarpon player Daniel Rinza was named MVP of the tournament and Tommy …

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Tarpons fall in bi-district heartbreaker

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The game will go down as one of the highest-scoring and wildest games in Port Isabel Tarpon football history. It was ultimately decided by a missed field goal by Port Isabel that could have won the game, and Corpus Christi West Oso won the bi-district playoff contest, 57-56. …

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Lady Tarpons handle Weslaco East, 52-32

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Lady Tarpons basketball team defeated Weslaco East on the road Tuesday night, 52-32.  It was their fourth straight win to start the season, and they are playing in the Valley View tournament this weekend. “Anytime you can win on the road, that’s a big accomplishment …

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