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Tarpons’ season starts Saturday

BY LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS If success breeds success, then the Port Isabel Tarpons could be on their way to a breakout season in 2013. Actually, that’s just what happened last year when, after not having won a post-season game since 2006, Port Isabel won three and made it all the way to …

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Tarpons top Brownsville Pace 14-0 in scrimmage

BY LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Tarpons brought their defense and their rushing offense to Sams Stadium and won both halves of their scrimmage with Brownsville Pace last Saturday morning, winning each half with two scores while shutting out the Vikings both times in the process. To read the rest of …

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Football squad starts two-a-day practices

BY LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS   Port Isabel High football practice got underway Monday morning as dozens of prospective Tarpon players checked out equipment and headed out to the practice field adjacent to Tarpon Stadium. As usual, there’s a sense of excitement and anticipation in the air that always comes with the approach …

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PI 7-on-7 team goes winless at state

BY LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel 7-on-7 football squad was unable to duplicate, or even come close to, the success achieved by last year’s team in the state tournament. In fact they were unable to win a game. To read the rest of this story, subscribe to The Port Isabel-South Padre Island …

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PI team heads to Round Rock for state tournament

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel 7-on-7 football team has departed for Round Rock to compete in the state tournament this weekend. The tournament actually began yesterday, Thursday, July 11 and concludes this Friday. To read the rest of this story, subscribe to The Port Isabel-South Padre Island PRESS. Call (956) …

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Tarpon 7-on-7 football team headed to state

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel 7-on-7 football team has qualified for this year’s state tournament. At the qualifying tournament at Edna last Saturday morning, the Tarpons made the semi-finals by winning their first two games and tying the third. That afternoon they overwhelmed Palacios in the semi-final game and made …

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All-State recipients named

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Thornton leaves lasting impact on Press, community

PRESS Staff Report A force of nature, a tough guy with a big heart, a loyal friend, an adventurer – those were just a few terms used to describe Matthew Gregory “Matt” Thornton by those who knew him best. Thornton, 43, of Laguna Vista, and a longtime employee of the Port Isabel-South Padre Press and …

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