Category: Sports

Lady Pirates Bury Lady Tarpons, 84-38

By Larry Gage Special to the PRESS   The Port Isabel Lady Tarpons hoops squad fell into a 10-0 hole at Hidalgo Tuesday night and could never close the gap.  In the end it was an 84-38 win for the Lady Pirates, who improved to 5-0 in District 32-4A competition. Hidalgo led 26-11 at the …

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200-meter Dash Man Strunk Set to Go

            By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Senior trackman Mac Strunk is ready to get started. This is the third week of practice for the Port Isabel High track and field teams and the first meet of the new season is now only two weeks off. The Press found …

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PIHS powerlifters earn medal at powerlifting meet

                        By CONSTANCIO MARTINEZ, JR. Special to the PRESS This past Friday, January 17, Port Isabel High School sent its powerlifters to compete at the Porter Invitational Power Lifting Meet 2020 held at Brownsville Porter High School. Both the Boys and Girls teams came …

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Boys soccer now 2-2 after losses to Progresso, Brownsville Jubillee

            By CONSTANCIO MARTINEZ, JR. Special to the PRESS The Boys soccer team hosted the Jubilee Brownsville Titans this past Tuesday, January 14. The visiting Titans beat the Tarpons 3-0, with all the scoring done in the first half. The second half got more aggressive, as several players collided and …

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Powerlifter Mendoza Aims for State

                      By Larry Gage Special to the PRESS If it’s January, there must be a lot of activity in the weight room at Port Isabel High School.  So I dropped by this week to see who’s there and exactly what is transpiring.   I found senior …

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Tarpons Take Down Lions, 51-49

By Larry Gage Special to the PRESS The La Feria Lions came to play, no doubt about it.  In the end, they left Tarpon Gym on the short end of a 51-49 score at the hands of the Port Isabel Tarpons in the second District 32-4A game of the season for both teams. The visiting …

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Tarpon Basketball teams on a winning streak

By CONSTANCIO MARTINEZ, JR. Special to the PRESS The (17-5) Port Isabel Boys Basketball team is riding a four-game winning streak after beating the Raymondville Bearkats 85-70 last Friday, and the La Feria Lions 51-49 this past Tuesday. Leading the charge versus the Bearkats was Daniel Rinza, Jr., who scored 20 points and grabbed five …

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Lady Tarpons Catch Lionettes, 39-32

By Larry Gage Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel High girls basketball  team was hot from long range: at least that’s how they started this past Tuesday night. The Lady Tarpons’ first 12 points all came from three-point shots, as they raced out to a 12-8 lead over La Feria and won the District …

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Port Isabel Boys Soccer team off to a 2-0 start

            By: Constancio Martinez, Jr. Special to the PRESS The Boys soccer team is off to a good start, as they opened up the new year with a 2-0 record. Last year, the team didn’t get their first win till their 13th game of the 2018-2019 season. The Tarpons first …

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Tarpon teams successfully take on big schools in tournaments

By CONSTANCIO MARTINEZ, JR. Special to the PRESS The Men’s basketball team participated in the Brahmas Holiday Shootout Tournament and came out with a 3-1 winning record. The Tarpons took the first game against the 5A CC Moody Trojans 60-58. The Tarpons lost game 2 to 6A PSJA North 69-55. On the second day of …

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