Category: Sports

Freshman team wraps up an 9-0 undefeated season

By CONSTANCIO MARTINEZ, JR. Special to the PRESS   The Port Isabel freshman football team capped their season with a 38-6 win over the Rio Hondo Bobcats. The Tarpons entered the game riding an 80 undefeated record, with key wins over Hidalgo, La Feria, Raymondville and a pair of 6A squads in Harlingen Cano and …

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State amendments elections slated for Nov. 5

By Freddy Jimenez Special to the PRESS   Ten amendments are being proposed to the Texas Constitution this election season, Election Day being slated for Tuesday, November 5.  Voting polls for Nov. 5 by precinct are provided below. Voters can find their precinct on their voter ID cards or on the Cameron County Elections website. …

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Tarpons Fall to Bearkats, 63-7

By Constancio Martinez, Jr. Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Tarpons and Raymondville Bearkats met this past Friday night with both teams’ sights on the district title. Unfortunately, for the Tarpons, the Bearkats put their foot on the pedal and never looked back as they cruised to a 63-7 win. With wins over Rio …

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Lady Tarpons Drop Final Match at Progreso

By Larry Gage Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Lady Tarpons volleyball team dropped their final match of the season at Progreso Monday night.  They finish the season with a 2-12 record in league play.  The Press spoke with head P.I. coach Julie Breedlove Wednesday and she talked about finding successes and bright spots …

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Varsity Hoops Player Pinkerton Eager to Get Started

By Larry Gage Special to the PRESS Cole Pinkerton is ready to go.  The third-year Varsity hoops player has been hard at work on his game ever since the end of last year’s basketball season and he is ready to hit the hard court running when practice begins this week.  The Press found Pinkerton in …

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Tarpon Hard Court Men Start Practice

By Larry Gage Special to the PRESS Basketball practice has officially begun for the Port Isabel High School hoops squad.  The Press was there to see how it all went down, and the head man and a few of his players shared their thoughts.  “It’ll be pretty much just basics, getting them moving, and running …

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Tarpons overwhelm the Red Ants, 63-0

By Constancio Martinez, Jr. Special to the PRESS This will be the 34th time the Port Isabel Tarpons and Progreso Red Ants have played each other since 1986. Unfortunate for the Red Ants the Tarpons are 33-0 in those matchups. The Progreso Red Ants stunned the MMA Leathernecks with their 75-0 win last week.  So, …

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Lady Tarpons Fall in Four at Rio Hondo

By Larry Gage Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Lady Tarpons volleyball dropped their district match at Rio Hondo Tuesday night in five sets.  The Lady Bobcats won 15-25, 25-22, 21-25, 22-25. It was P.I.’s fourth straight defeat after winning against Raymondville at home on October 5th.   Even in defeat head volleyball coach, Julie …

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Tarpon Hoops Practice Starts Next Week

By Larry Gage Special to the PRESS If we’re in the middle of the district season of football, basketball season can’t be far away.   In fact, practice for Port Isabel boys’ hoops is set to start next Wednesday, October 30th. The Press found head Tarpon basketball coach, Mike Hazelton, in the athletic department this week, …

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Contest Season Over – It’s Homecoming!

By Larry Gage Special to the PRESS Contest season has come to an end for the Silver Tarpon Marching Band.  The band performed in its final contest last Saturday at Mercedes, and once again crowned itself with glory. The band received straight Division I ratings, the highest possible, from the panel of judges at the …

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