Category Archive: Sports

May 18 2018

Three vie for drum major

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Silver Tarpon Band is expected to name a new drum major this week.      As of press time three candidates were preparing to audition for the position on Thursday.  The Press found PIISD Director of Bands Scott Hartsfield in his office in the music department this week, and, …

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May 18 2018

Runners anticipate cross country season

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The sport of cross country running seems to go under the radar.  With the current school year coming to an end, and the start of the 2018-2019 school year just months away, Tarpon sports fans are already looking ahead to the upcoming football and volleyball seasons.  But there’s …

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May 11 2018

Volleyball team looking forward to new season

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The outlook for the Port Isabel Lady Tarpon volleyball program is pretty good for 2018. The Press recently visited with Lady Tarpons head coach Julie Breedlove, and she talked about the current state of the program and the upcoming season. “We’re going to have good senior leadership,” Breedlove …

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May 11 2018

Football off-season preps well underway

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS A year ago at this time it was not business as usual for the Port Isabel Tarpon football program.  The new head coach had just moved into his office in the athletic department at the high school, and varsity  players were just starting to learn a totally new …

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May 04 2018

Soliz signs with CMU

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Port Isabel student-athlete Olivia Soliz has signed a national letter of intent to play volleyball at Central Methodist University in Missouri.  The signing took place Wednesday afternoon with family, friends and classmates looking on. Soliz was a three-year varsity volleyball player for Port Isabel High.  She was named …

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May 04 2018

Tarpons run hard at Kingsville

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Seven Port Isabel Tarpons gave it their all at last weekend’s UIL Region IV Track and Field Meet at Kingsville. These seven Port Isabel High runners competed in three different events in their efforts to qualify for the state meet in Austin later this month. Shawn Shrewsbury ran …

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May 04 2018

Girls strong at regional meet

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Four Port Isabel Lady Tarpons competed at last week’s UIL Region IV Class 4-A Track and Field Meet at Kingsville. Two of them ended the day with personal bests in their events and ended their high school careers on high notes. Natalie Garza came up just short of …

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Apr 20 2018

Lady Tarpons Off to Area

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Eight Port Isabel Lady Tarpons are off to Rockport-Fulton High School this weekend for the UIL Area Track and Field Meet. The eight area qualifiers will be trying to do the same thing they did at the district meet two weekends ago, and that is place among the …

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Apr 20 2018

Boys head to Rockport

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Eight Port Isabel Tarpons will compete in this Saturday’s UIL Area Track and Field Meet at Rockport-Fulton High School. Head track coach Wen Moore feels the team is more than ready. “We look strong. … look like we’re ready to go and compete,” Moore said Monday at practice.  …

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Apr 13 2018

8 Lady Tarpons advance to Rockport

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Eight Port Isabel Lady Tarpon athletes have qualified for area competition on the strength of their high finishes at last week’s District 32-4A Track and Field Meet at La Feria. The team — led by gold medal winners Ava Gomez, Rebecca Ramos, Natalie Garza and Marlyn Cesenes — …

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