Category: Sports

Lady Tarpons overwhelm La Villa, 63-20

By LARRY GAGE The Port Isabel Lady Tarpons had no trouble with the Lady Cardinals of La Villa Tuesday night.  They took a 15-5 first quarter lead at Tarpon Gym and, extending it almost at will the rest of the way, won by the final score of 63-20. Head Coach Alan Ward tried out another …

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Lady Tarpons defeat La Feria

By LARRY GAGE The Port Isabel Lady Tarpons roared past the Lady Lions of La Feria with a huge third quarter Friday night and put a 64-56 win into the books at Tarpon Gym. Port Isabel appeared not quite able to keep up with La Feria in the first half as the visitors took an …

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Warriors ambush Tarpons, 85-45

By LARRY GAGE The Port Isabel Tarpons took to the road Tuesday night to try their mettle against the state-ranked Santa Rosa Warriors.  Again the Tarpons were undermanned and Santa Rosa happily took full advantage, winning by the score of 85-45.  “We hung in there in the first half,” head coach Al Senteno said the …

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Lady Tarpons drop District Opener at Zapata

By LARRY GAGE The 2010-’11 district season did not begin on a high note for the Port Isabel Lady Tarpons Tuesday night.  They played their first league game of the year at Zapata and lost a 56-41 decision. Two of head coach Alan Ward’s starting players each picked up their second fouls early in the …

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Tarpons play home tournament with fewer players

By LARRY GAGE It was a case of what might have been for the Port Isabel High boys’ basketball team last week.  They hosted the 4th Annual Tarpon Classic by the Bay Tournament and had to go with several key players out of action due to injury. After a high-scoring first-round win over a quality …

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Tarpons place third at tournament

By LARRY GAGE It was close. The Port Isabel High girls’ basketball team came up short by a single point in their semi-final game against Mission last Friday in the Tommy Wiseman Tournament at La Feria.  When the low-scoring contest was over the scoreboard showed a 29-28 final score in favor of the Lady Eagles. …

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SPI Golf Club wins All-Valley championship

Golf

By BILL SCHNIER Congratulations to the South Padre Island Golf Club women’s team, who recently captured the championship of the 2010 All Valley Women’s Golf Association.    Started in 1947, the All Valley Association is an organization of women golfers who travel to different Rio Grande Valley golf courses each month for a day of golf …

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Lady Tarpons overwhelm La Villa

By LARRY GAGE The Port Isabel Lady Tarpons had little trouble with the Lady Cardinals of La Villa Tuesday night.  They took a 15-5 first quarter lead at Tarpon Gym and, extending it almost at will the rest of the way, won by the final score of 63-20. Head coach Alan Ward tried out another …

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Converse Judson grabs Sweet 16 championship

Slam Dunk

By BILL SCHNIER Understating the obvious, Coach Mike Wacker called it a “sweet, sweet victory”.  Led by tournament most valuable player Trent Matthews, the Rockets of Judson High School (Converse, TX) edged St. Thomas of Houston 36-34 in Saturday’s championship game of the 7th Annual Spaw Glass South Padre Island Sweet 16 Invitational at the …

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‘High School Hoops’ this weekend on SPI and in Port Isabel

Sweet 16 Invitational

By BILL SCHNIER Five teams ranked in the top 25 in the state of Texas will be competing for the title in this weekend’s 7th Annual Spaw Glass South Padre Island Sweet 16 Invitational, scheduled for December 3-4 at two locations, the SPI Convention Centre and at Port Isabel High School. Headlining the field is …

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