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General Rudder makes landfall Wednesday at SubSea7

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The Texas A&M Maritime Academy training ship, General Rudder, made landfall Wednesday at the SubSea7 facility in Port Isabel. The cadets on board have been training for either their unlimited third engineering or third mate licenses. Upon graduating from the Academy in Galveston, the cadets will enter various maritime …

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What a trip

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Hard work, commitment, sacrifice — these words are often spoken by coaches during two-a-day practices or halftime speeches to inspire their teams to victory. But only a champion knows what those words truly mean, a champion like Bethany Martinez. To read the rest of this story, subscribe to The Port …

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Olympian Taekwondo Academy wins 6 medals

Staff Report The team from Olympian Taekwondo Academy of Port Isabel represented their hometown in grand style last weekend, bringing back six medals from the 2013 Taekwondo National Championships in Chicago. To read the rest of this story, subscribe to The Port Isabel-South Padre Island PRESS. Call (956) 943-5545 to learn more about subscription rates …

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Going for gold

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com   Former Olympian Peter Caceres this week will lead a team of nine taekwondo students to compete in the National Championship in Chicago, Ill. The team members, who study at the Olympian Taekwondo Academy on Maxan Street, range in age from 7 to 65 years old and will fight …

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