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Tarpon football practice starts in two weeks

BY LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Is there ever a time to not be thinking about football? With the start of practice just two weeks away this is the time of the year when the interest and excitement start to build. That’s especially true considering what the Tarpons did the last two seasons. To read the …

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Tarps fall short of State tourney

BY LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel 7-on-7 football team will not be going to a third straight state tournament. The team lost its first two games at the qualifying tournament in Weslaco last Saturday before getting their only win in the third and final game. To read the rest of this story, please …

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PI’s 7-on-7 football team sets sights on State tourney

BY LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel 7-on-7 football team will be trying for its third straight state tournament this weekend. The team will compete in the state qualifying tournament in Weslaco on Saturday. To read the rest of this story, please subscribe to the Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS E-edition by clicking here or call the …

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Tarpon 7-on-7 team sets sights on State tourney

BY LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel 7-on-7 football team is about halfway through the 2014 summer season and will try to qualify for the state tournament for the third straight season. The team is comprised of returning and prospective Tarpon varsity players. The game is not an official UIL high school …

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Tarpon varsity football starts 7-on-7 season

BY LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Current Tarpon varsity football players, and some who will be new to the varsity this fall, are keeping active in the game as, once again this summer, Port Isabel High will field a team in 7-on-7 competition. Two games have already been played and the Port Isabel team …

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Martinez to play football at McMurry State

BY Larry Gage Special to the PRESS   Port Isabel Tarpon football lineman Isaac Martinez will be attending and playing football for McMurry State University next fall. The school is located in Abilene. 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) …

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ALL-VALLEY STANDOUTS: Four football Tarpons recognized

BY LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Four Port Isabel Tarpon football players were named recently to the RGVSports.com All-Valley Football Team. Offensive lineman Mark Benavides was chosen for the offensive first team and Juan Aguilera and Esteven Montelongo were named to the defensive first team. Also making the defensive first team as the All-Valley …

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PI’s season ends with 21-14 loss to La Vernia

BY LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS All season long, the Port Isabel Tarpons made a habit out of winning the turnover battle. Not once in 12 games, including the first two rounds of the playoffs, did the Tarpons give up the ball more times than they took it away. To read the rest of …

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Tarpons advance to Regionals

BY ARMANDO GARZA Special to the PRESS KINGSVILLE — Around lunchtime Saturday, there was already a line of fans waiting to get into Javelina Stadium. Most of them wore blue and white. With the temperature hovering around 48 degrees, bundled-up fans made the two-hour trek north to watch their Port Isabel Tarpons take on Orange …

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