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TARPON BASEBALL REPORT – Junior Varsity

The Port Isabel JV team ended their season in Rio Hondo last week. And even though they did not get the win, the Tarpons played their best game of the season. To read the rest of this story, please subscribe to the Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS E-edition by clicking here or call the news office at (956) 943-5545. Tweet

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TARPON BASEBALL REPORT – Varsity

The Tarpon varsity team earned another trip to the postseason and locked up the third spot in 32-3A as they defeated the Rio Hondo Bobcats last Tuesday in Rio Hondo. To read the rest of this story, please subscribe to the Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS E-edition by clicking here or call the news office at (956) 943-5545. Tweet

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Children rise to meet challenge

BY CHRISTINA R. GARZA Staff Writer press@portisabelsouthpadre.com A perfect childhood summer includes fun with friends and making memories. For kids with special needs, a classic summer vacation can be daunting as their disabilities can hold them back from participating in summer sports. But Little League coach Joe Cantu has seen a positive change in his …

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ON A GOOD NOTE: Ladies, boys race into playoffs fresh off big wins

PRESS Staff Report There’s no better way to enter the playoffs than on a winning note. And that’s exactly what the Port Isabel Tarpon baseball and Lady Tarpon softball teams have done. The District 32-3A champion Lady Tarpons recently survived a dramatic comeback orchestrated by the Rio Hondo Lady Bobcats. In the season finale, the …

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Port Isabel remains in playoff contention

PRESS Staff Report The race to the state baseball playoffs is tightening up in District 32-3A as three ball clubs are within a half game of each other for the second seed. The Port Isabel Tarpons were battling to stay in contention for a district crown throughout the season and, as of Thursday, April 11, …

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Port Isabel exterminates Red Ants, stays in title hunt

Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Tarpon varsity baseball team traveled to Progreso on Tuesday needing a win in order to keep sole possession of second place in District 32-3A. The Tarpons, who are one game back behind league leading Hidalgo, got on the board in the first inning as Jonathan Garza drew a …

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PI girls, boys tearing up competition

PRESS Staff Report Who’s next? That seems to be the theme surrounding the Port Isabel Lady Tarpon softball squad as it continues to eliminate the competition en route to its first undefeated recorded this late into the season. Specifically, the Lady Tarps stand at an impressive 7-0 32-3A record and 12-5 overall, not to mention …

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Ladies 5-0 in district, boys unbeaten

PRESS Staff Report Things haven’t changed much in the world of Port Isabel varsity baseball and softball, except maybe one thing: they’ve won more games. Remaining unbeaten in 32-3A play, the Tarpons and Lady Tarpons continue to amass victories en route to what the Big Blue community hopes will be district titles for both programs. …

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Girls 3-0, boys open district

PRESS Staff Report The Port Isabel High School varsity baseball and softball teams are beginning to make waves in their respective districts, especially as the Lady Tarpons tighten their stranglehold on 32-3A with an undefeated 3-0 record thus far. Of course, the Tarpons are enjoying their own success after opening 32-3A play with a victory …

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FROM THE PAST: Tidal Wave on the Diamond

By RENE TORRES Special to the Parade The year was 1931 when much of the talk around Valley baseball circles was centered on the big match-up between the Port Isabel Pelicans and Houston Southern Pacific Mo-Pacs. But before you read about the Pels, early at the turn of the century, the sandy diamond on the Gulf …

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