Category Archive: Sports

Dec 15 2017

Girls take district opener at Zapata

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel High Lady Tarpons started the district season off with a bang Tuesday night.  They went on the road to play the Zapata Lady Hawks and took the win, 75-53. “The girls got off (the bus) ready to go,” first-year Head Coach Hannah Burleson told the …

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Dec 15 2017

Tarpons fall at Lyford

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Tarpons lost a close one at Lyford Tuesday night, 59-57, in their next-to-last non-district contest before district starts next week. It was P.I.’s second game in less than a week against the Bulldogs.  Last week, in the 86th C.E. Vail Tournament at La Feria, the …

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Dec 08 2017

Lady Tarpons on winning streak

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Lady Tarpons hoops squad take a three-game win streak into this Friday’s home contest against St. Joseph’s Academy. The Lady Tarpons defeated IDEA Quest of Edinburg Tuesday night, 52-23, for their third straight win, including their last two games at the Tommy Wiseman Tournament in …

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Dec 08 2017

Boys cruise past MMA, Donna North

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Tarpons boys’ basketball team was on the road Monday night and took the rematch with Harlingen’s Marine Military Academy, 79-38. The Tarpons’ winning streak is now at four games and includes last Friday’s 70-47 home win over Donna North. The win at MMA gave the …

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Dec 01 2017

Lady Tarpons Pop La Villa

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel High Lady Tarpons hoops squad outscored the La Villa Lady Cardinals, 57-37, in a non-district basketball game at Tarpon Gym Tuesday night. Port Isabel led start to finish, except for an early 2-2 tie, and was in front by as many as 21 points in …

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Dec 01 2017

Boys claw past Cougars, 55-46

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Tarpons basketball team traveled to Santa Maria last Saturday for a non-district Thanksgiving weekend game and came away with a 55-46 win. “They had a nice, little crowd for a Saturday afternoon game,” Tarpon Head Coach Mike Hazelton said Monday.  “They have a good team …

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Nov 17 2017

Boys, Girls hoops win on opening night

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS It was opening night of the 2017-2018 basketball season Tuesday night and both Port Isabel High hoops squads came through with big wins. The Lady Tarpons took on the Lady Chargers of Brownsville IDEA Frontier Academy and led all the way for a 52-35 victory.  The Tarpons also …

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Nov 17 2017

Season ends just shy of playoffs

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The 2017 football season came to an end for the Port Isabel Tarpons last Friday night when they came up five points short at the end of a hard-fought football game against the Bears of Corpus Christi – West Oso at Tarpon Stadium. A win in the last …

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Nov 10 2017

Silver Tarpon Band ends contest season on high note

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The 2017 contest season has ended for the Port Isabel High Silver Tarpon Marching Band and, as usual, the results could hardly have been better. In three contests the band was awarded a 1st Division Superior rating all three times.  The Silver Tarpon Band competed in the Queen …

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Nov 10 2017

‘Kats Take Down Tarpons

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Raymondville Bearkats defeated the Port Isabel Tarpons, 22-7, in the next-to-last district game of the season last Friday night in Raymondville. Raymondville improves to 3-1 in District 16-4A Division II play, 8-1 overall.  Port Isabel drops to 1-3 in district, 2-6 overall. The Bearkats remain tied with …

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