Category: Sports

Athletes confident for meet

By Larry Gage Special to the PRESS Seven Port Isabel Tarpon athletes are off to the UIL Region IV Track and Field Meet in Kingsville this weekend, and confidence abounds in these young men as they advance to the next level of competition. “I have a lot of confidence,” head P.I. Tarpons coach Joe Gonzales …

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Lady Tarpons ready for Regionals

By Larry Gage Special to the PRESS Seven Port Isabel Lady Tarpon athletes are competing this weekend at the UIL Region IV Track and Field Meet in Kingsville. Madison Ramos, Marlyn Cesenes, Lora Galvan, Allyson Reyes, Danaka Camacho, Gabby Torres, and Mandy Perkins all qualified for regional competition with top four finishes in their respective …

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Tarpons to compete at Kingsville

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Seven Port Isabel track and field athletes have qualified for regional competition on the strength of their performances in this week’s area meet at La Feria. William Camacho, Cesar Aguilera, Mac Strunk, Jesus Moctezuma, Juan Ramos, Tavien Ellison, and Angel Cacho will all compete in the UIL Area …

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Lady’s track and field off to Regionals

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Seven Port Isabel Lady Tarpon athletes are off to next week’s regional track and field meet as a result of high finishes at this week’s area meet in La Feria. Madison Ramos, Marlyn Cesenes, Danaka Camacho, Gabby Torres, Mandy Perkins, Lora Galvan, and Allyson Reyes advance to regional …

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Track and field win five gold medals

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS   The Port Isabel Lady Tarpons track and field team was golden at the District 32-4A meet last week at Hidalgo. They captured the team championship and won five gold medals in the process. And that’s not all; a total of nine Lady Tarpon athletes are advancing to …

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Tarpons strong at District, send seven to Area

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel High Tarpons track and field team placed second at last week’s District 32-4A track and field meet and qualified seven athletes for next week’s area meet. Cesar Aguilera and Mac Strunk won gold in the 100-meter and 200-meter dashes respectively and ran legs in the …

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Sprinters Ellison, Strunk ready for District

By Larry Gage Special to the Press Port Isabel High sprinters Tavien Ellison and Mac Strunk are primed and ready for this week’s district meet at Hidalgo. The Press spoke with both athletes this week to get their thoughts on the meet itself and the preparation that leads up to it. “The workouts have been …

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Lopez, Hernandez place 4th at State meet

by Larry Gage Special to the Press   Jaden Lopez and David Hernandez both registered fourth-place finishes at last week’s Texas High School Powerlifting Association state meet in Abilene. As freshmen, both young men were making their first appearances at the state meet. Head PI.I. powerlifting coach, Johnathan Bodden was extremely impressed with the two …

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Lifters qualify for state meet

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Three Port Isabel High lifters have qualified for the state powerlifting meet in Abilene.  They did so on the strength of their performances in last week’s regional meet in Bishop. Jaden Lopez, Neyfis Castellanos, and David Hernandez all made it by either placing in the top two of …

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Girls three times golden at La Feria

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Allyson Reyes, Danaka Camacho and Marlyn Cesenes all struck gold for the Port Isabel Lady Tarpons track and field team at the Jim Hudson Relays at La Feria last week. Reyes took first place in the high jump at 5-feet even and Cesenes cleared 10 feet in the …

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