Category: Sports

Powerlifting season begins

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By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The first powerlifting meet of the season was held last Friday at Tarpon Gym. The Lady Tarpons placed second in the final team standings, the Tarpons were fifth, and both teams had an individual champion. “It was a good overall performance,” head powerlifting coach Justin Stumbaugh said on …

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Coach Stumbaugh talks contract, realignment

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By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Port Isabel Head Football Coach and Athletic Director Monty Stumbaugh sat down in his office Tuesday night and talked about contracts and realignment. The basic facts are as follows; Coach Stumbaugh is in the second year of a three-year contract as the head football coach and athletic director …

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Tarpons hold off Gators, Ladies win at Grulla

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By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS It was another district sweep by the Port Isabel boys’ and girls’ basketball teams Tuesday night. The Lady Tarpons handled the Lady Gators, 39-31, on the road, and the Tarpons got the Gators at home, 55-43. In a fast-paced game in Tarpon Gym, Port Isabel took the measure …

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PI beat Lions, Ladies fall at home

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By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS It was a fight for first place at La Feria Friday night and the Port Isabel Tarpons showed up ready to do battle. They led almost all the way and won the key district contest, 61-51. With the win, Port Isabel remains in a tie for first place …

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Tarpons, Lady Tarpons split with Zapata

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By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel boys and girls basketball teams took on Zapata Tuesday night in a home-and-away double-header. The Tarpons took care of the Hawks at home, 66-50, and the Lady Tarpons lost on the road, 48-34. In Tarpon Gym, the home team led almost from start-to-finish. The Tarpons …

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On the Run: Causeway run draws 4,400

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  The 28th Annual Longest Causeway Run & Fitness Walk was held Saturday, Jan. 14 with perfect weather conditions and a record registration of over 1,800 runners and a total of 4,411 participants who took part in this 10k tradition. Runners and walkers left Yturria and Houston St. at 10 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. and …

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Boys, girls battle hard but fall to Bobcats

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By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS It was an exact reversal last Friday of the good fortune recently enjoyed by the Port Isabel boys and girls basketball teams. Both squads lost, with the Tarpons going down, 64-58, at Tarpon Gym, and the Lady Tarpons, 54-25, at Rio Hondo. Port Isabel Coach Al Senteno’s Tarpons …

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Another sweep for Tarpon boys, girls

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By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel High boys and girls hoops squads got another sweep in district competition last Friday, as both teams won against Progreso. The Lady Tarpons, playing on the road, held off a spirited effort by the Lady Red Ants, 39-33. On their home court the Tarpons had …

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Tarps make run for district with senior leadership

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By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Certain responsibilities go along with participation in a team sport. These responsibilities include such basics as showing up on time for practice and always listening to the coaches. For senior team members there’s one additional responsibility; providing leadership. Those players in their final year of inter-scholastic competition are expected, by …

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Let the Playoffs Begin: PI vs. Orange Grove

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The UIL high school football playoffs begin this week, starting this Thursday (Nov. 9) with a Class 5A-Div. II between PSJA Memorial and Weslaco at Weslaco. The Port Isabel Tarpons will play their first-round game against Orange Grove at Edinburg’s Cats Stadium this Friday, Nov. 11. The regular …

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