Category: Sports

Ramos preps for volleyball season

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS   Madison Ramos is an incoming sophomore at Port Isabel High and looks forward to the 2019 Lady Tarpon volleyball season, into which she will carry a year of Varsity experience. The Press found Ramos recently at open gym and she took time out from casually hitting the …

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Tarpon football men hard at work

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS   Port Isabel High football players have been hard at it ever since the week after the team’s exit from last season’s playoffs. The Press sat down this week with second-year head football coach and athletic director, Jason Strunk, in his office and drew him out on this …

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Medina prepping for upcoming football season

By Larry Gage Special to the Press   Brayan Medina is hard at work preparing for the 2019 high school football season.  He is an incoming senior and will be suiting up as a player for his final season of the Port Isabel version of “Friday Night Lights”. The Press found Medina in the weight …

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Castillo looks forward to volleyball season

By Larry Gage Special to the Press   Galilea Castillo is very much looking forward to the 2019 high school volleyball season.  With the school year officially coming to an end this week, well, it means that volleyball season is less than three months away. The Press found Castillo at an open gym workout this …

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Vasquez prepares for volleyball season

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS   The 2018-2019 school year is not over yet but preparations are already ongoing for the 2019 high school volleyball season. Players and coaches can, by UIL rule, report for practice on August 1, four days sooner than in football. Matches will begin even before the first day …

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Rinza looks forward to senior year

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS   Tarpon basketball player Daniel Rinza is already looking forward to his senior year of high school, and high on his list of priorities of things to look forward to is the 2019-’20 basketball season. The Press sat down in Tarpon Gym with Rinza this week, where he …

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Martinez graduates with many memories

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS   Sebastian Martinez graduates this month with many memories of his time at Port Isabel High School. He sat down with the Press this week and shared some of those memories and his thoughts on what the future holds for him. “I remember everything, the two-a-days, every practice …

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Volleyball season not far off

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS   The 2018 -’19 school year rapidly draws to a close and already the anticipation for the fall athletic seasons is building. Tarpon football players are hard at work in the weight room at the high school, and even before the start of classes next August, the volleyball …

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Tarpon sprinters strong at Kingsville

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS It was no surprise that Port Isabel High sprinters gave a strong performance at last week’s UIL Region IV High School Track and Field Meet at Kingsville. And, in one event at least, they came ever so close to making it through and advancing to the state meet …

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Cesenes vaults to seventh at Regionals

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Port Isabel Lady Tarpon pole-vaulter Marlyn Cesenes was seventh at last week’s UIL Region IV High School Track and Field Meet at Kingsville. It was the highest finish for the seven Lady Tarpon athletes who qualified for the regional meet, which was held at Kingsville’s Javelina Stadium last …

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