Category: Sports

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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Medina Ranks Among The Past Great Tarpon Running Backs

By Constancio Martinez, Jr. Special to the Press In the week six game versus the La Grulla Gators Tarpons’ running back, Brayan Medina rushed for a team high 156 rushing yards on 28 carries. That brought his total career rushing yards to 2,645 yards. That ranks Medina in 7th place on the Port Isabel All-Time …

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Lady Tarpons Fall at Home to Hidalgo

By Larry Gage Special to the Press   The Port Isabel Lady Tarpons volleyball team lost to the Hidalgo Lady Pirates in straight sets Tuesday night at Tarpon Gym.   Hidalgo won by the scores of 25-12, 25-7, 25-11. “I don’t think the score indicates the way we played,” head P.I. coach Julie Breedlove said afterwards.  …

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Senior Hoops Player Lozano Ready to Go

By Larry Gage Special to the PRESS Senior Tarpon basketball player Dennis Lozano can’t wait for hoops season to get here.  He is one of those Port Isabel High players who never seems to stop working on his game and trying to get better.  The Press found him outside Tarpon Gym this week and he …

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Silver Tarpon Band Tops at Robstown

By Larry Gage Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel High Silver Tarpon Marching Band has a lot of fans and we’re all accustomed to hearing of the various awards and accomplishments of the band as they go through contest season.  This is the group that has qualified for the state marching contest the last …

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Tarpons fall short of comeback, lose to Gators 35-34

By Constancio Martinez, Jr. Special to the PRESS After being shutout in the first half, 14-0, the Port Isabel Tarpons came out for the second half with a renewed sense of determination. The Tarpons went on to outscore the La Grulla Gators 34-21 in the second half, but the rally was not enough, as the …

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Losing Streak Ends at Raymondville

By Larry Gage Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Lady Tarpons volleyball team ended their six-match district losing streak last Saturday at home against Raymondville.  It took five sets but P.I. got the Lady Bearkats by the scores of 25-12, 25-21, 23-25, 23-25, 15-12. “The first two games were amazing,” head coach Julie Breedlove …

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Band Performs Well at First Contests

By Larry Gage Special to the PRESS Contest season is on and the Port Isabel High Silver Tarpon Marching Band performed very well at the first contests of the year last Saturday. That’s right, there were not one but two contests that first Saturday of the month.  The first one took place at Mercedes that …

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