Category: Sports

SPI Golf Club wins All-Valley championship

Golf

By BILL SCHNIER Congratulations to the South Padre Island Golf Club women’s team, who recently captured the championship of the 2010 All Valley Women’s Golf Association.    Started in 1947, the All Valley Association is an organization of women golfers who travel to different Rio Grande Valley golf courses each month for a day of golf …

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Lady Tarpons overwhelm La Villa

By LARRY GAGE The Port Isabel Lady Tarpons had little trouble with the Lady Cardinals of La Villa Tuesday night.  They took a 15-5 first quarter lead at Tarpon Gym and, extending it almost at will the rest of the way, won by the final score of 63-20. Head coach Alan Ward tried out another …

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Converse Judson grabs Sweet 16 championship

Slam Dunk

By BILL SCHNIER Understating the obvious, Coach Mike Wacker called it a “sweet, sweet victory”.  Led by tournament most valuable player Trent Matthews, the Rockets of Judson High School (Converse, TX) edged St. Thomas of Houston 36-34 in Saturday’s championship game of the 7th Annual Spaw Glass South Padre Island Sweet 16 Invitational at the …

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‘High School Hoops’ this weekend on SPI and in Port Isabel

Sweet 16 Invitational

By BILL SCHNIER Five teams ranked in the top 25 in the state of Texas will be competing for the title in this weekend’s 7th Annual Spaw Glass South Padre Island Sweet 16 Invitational, scheduled for December 3-4 at two locations, the SPI Convention Centre and at Port Isabel High School. Headlining the field is …

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Tarpons Win in OT at Santa Maria, 46-45

By LARRY GAGE The Port Isabel Tarpons overcame an 11-point fourth-quarter deficit at Santa Maria Tuesday night and took the win in overtime, 46-45. Trailing by two with sec­onds to go in regulation the Tarpons went for the win. “Kenny Herrera tried a 3-point shot, missed, and followed his own shot for the bucket and …

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Lady Tarpons all over Lyford, 60-21

By LARRY GAGE The Port Isabel Lady Tar­pons jumped out to a 15-5 1st-quarter lead and ran away from the Lady Bulldogs of Lyford on Tuesday night at Tarpon Gym, winning by the lopsided score of 60-21. “They’re (Lyford) very young, mostly sophomores,” head P.I. coach Alan Ward said after the game. Clearly the advantage …

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