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Lady Tarpons take down Beeville in bi-district

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Lady Tarpons volleyball team was victorious in its first-round bi-district playoff match against Beeville on Tuesday night. The Lady Tarpons advance to the area round of the playoffs with a 25-14, 25-18, 25-9 straight sets win over the Trojans of Beeville’s Jones High School. The …

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BI-DISTRICT PLAYOFFS: Hawks sweep Port Isabel; Holland optimistic of team’s future

By PETE BANDA Special to the PRESS LA JOYA – The Port Isabel Tarpons saw their impressive season, which included a third place finish in District 32-3A, come to a close in La Joya on Friday, where the Zapata Hawks swept PI in a best-of-three bi-district playoff clash. The Hawks put on a clinic in …

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Ladies prep for playoffs

BY LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Lady Tarpons basketball team began preparations for the post-season playoffs this week. They entered last Friday’s home contest against district leader Rio Hondo having already clinched a playoff spot. To read the rest of this story, please subscribe to the Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS E-edition …

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PI grounds Orange Grove’s air assault

BY LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS It might be said that Saturday’s Area playoff game at Kingsville was business as usual for the Port Isabel Tarpons football team, except for two things: one — the playoffs, when compared to the regular season, are never business as usual; and two — the Tarpons were going …

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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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IN IT TO WIN IT: Tarps advance to Area round

BY LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS There were the usual concerns before last week’s bi-district playoff game between the Port Isabel Tarpons and the Bearkats of Raymondville. There was Raymondville’s backfield speed of Jesse Valladares and Romeo Rosales, who combined for nearly 2,200 yards rushing and 22 touchdowns in the regular season. There was …

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Lady Tarpons postseason ends with loss to Hondo

BY LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel High Lady Tarpons volleyball team saw their season come to a jarring end last Thursday night in the area round of the playoffs in Ingleside. Hondo, District 29-3A’s runner-up team, took the Lady Tarpons down in straight sets, 17-25, 22-25, 20-25. To read the rest …

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A LIVING LEGEND: Stumbaugh keeps 100 wins and perfect season in perspective

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Spending 13 years at the same job could lead some people to drink. But for Port Isabel Tarpon Head Coach Monty Stumbaugh, his job is a labor of love. On Tuesday, Stumbaugh – who two weeks ago recorded his 100th win as Tarpon Head Coach – opened up about …

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Ladies to take on Kingsville

PRESS Staff Report Jesse Garza, the Lady Tarpon Varsity Softball Coach could hardly contain his excitement Friday night, and who could blame him? After an impressive 7-2 smashing of the Robstown Lady Cotton Pickers in Raymondville, Coach Garza and his squad of young Lady Tarpons accomplished what they had set out to do – not …

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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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