Category: Sports

Ramos, Torres enjoy All-Star experience

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Rebecca Ramos and Gabby Torres played in their last official high school volleyball match last Sunday.  They both played in the RGV All-Star Volleyball Showcase in McAllen. Julie Breedlove was their coach when they suited up the past two seasons as teammates on the Port Isabel Lady Tarpons …

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Tarpons top Cardinals, 80-47

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The boys’ basketball team went on the road Tuesday night for a game with the Cardinals of La Villa, and came home with an 80-47 win in their final non-district game of the season. Port Isabel finishes their district pre-season with a 13-2 record and will host Raymondville …

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Ramos, Torres named volleyball All-Stars

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Port Isabel Lady Tarpon volleyball players Rebecca Ramos and Gabby Torres have been chosen to play in this Sunday’s RGV All-Star Volleyball Showcase in McAllen. It will be East vs. West and Ramos and Torres will play on the East squad, which is made up of players from …

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Lady Tarpons Go Down at Zapata, 52-44

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Lady Tarpons made the long trip up the Rio Grande Valley to Zapata Tuesday to play their district opener  basketball game, and were defeated, 52-44. “We put ourselves in a hole,” Head Coach Hannah Burleson said Wednesday morning.  “We start off 0-1 in district against …

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Tarpon cagers rolling along

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS It’s been quite a number of years since a Tarpon basketball team started a season 10-0.  But that’s just what this Port Isabel boys hoops squad has done. Tuesday night, the Tarpons got off to a fast start and rolled over the Lions of Mission – Juan Diego …

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Boys cruise past Juan Diego, 83-43

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel boys’ basketball team took down Mission – Juan Diego Academy, 83-43, Tuesday night at Tarpon Gym. The Tarpons improve to 10-0 on the season and are playing this weekend in La Feria’s C.E. Vail Tournament.  Their first-round opponent Thursday was scheduled to be Edinburg Economedes. …

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Lady Tarpons fall short at Pace, 54-47

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS It’s been a rough week for the Lady Tarpons hoops squad.  They were one and four at last week’s La Feria tournament, and they lost last night at Brownsville Pace for their fifth straight loss. This is a team that started 8-3 and now there is just one …

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Things looking up for boys hoops

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS It’s been a great start to the 2018-19 season for the Port Isabel Tarpons hoops squad.  They’re a perfect 8-0 after Tuesday’s 75-54 win at home over a spirited Lyford Bulldog team.  The PRESS talked with Head Coach Mike Hazelton as practice started on Monday, and he talked …

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Lady Falcons jolt PI, 75-47

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Los Fresnos went out in front early, led the rest of the way, and coasted down the stretch Tuesday night to take the win, 75-47, in a non-district basketball game at Tarpon Gym. The Lady Falcons improve to 8-3 on the season and the Lady Tarpons fall to …

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Tarpons outrun Bulldogs, 75-54

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Tarpons overcame a sluggish first half at home and ran away from the Lyford Bulldogs for a 75-54 non-district win Tuesday night. P.I. remains undefeated at 8-0 on the season and will face Donna North at Tarpon Gym this Friday, Nov. 30. “It was hard-earned,” …

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