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Lady Tarpons Eliminated in Bi-district

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By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Lady Tarpons hoops squad was eliminated in the first round of the 2015 playoffs on Tuesday night by Corpus Christi West Oso. The final score of the bi-district contest, played at Riviera, was 47-36. The game was close in the first half and Port Isabel …

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Tarps Show improvement against Donna North

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By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Tarpons basketball team lost their second straight game to open the 2014-15 season Monday afternoon, but showed considerable improvement against the visiting Chiefs of Donna North High. The final score was 57-48 and, although Port Isabel twice took short-lived leads in the second half of …

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Tarpons drop season opener to MMA

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Tarpons basketball team played their first game of the season at the Marine Military Academy Tuesday night, and dropped a 65-36 decision to the Leathernecks. At least half of first-year head coach Nathan Janak’s players were playing football until last Friday. “The kids got tired …

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Pirates broadside Tarpons, 52-22

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Sinton Pirates broadsided the Port Isabel Tarpons with 52 points last Friday night, and eliminated them from the 2014 post-season with a 52-22 win in a bi-district playoff game at Kingsville. The Pirates improve to 8-3 on the season and advance to play Hondo in the area …

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Orange Crush: Bulldogs 33, Tarpons 7

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS ORANGE GROVE—Orange Grove led from start to finish Saturday night and scored a convincing 33-7 victory over Port Isabel at Bulldog Stadium in a game that was postponed from Friday due to heavy rains. In front of an enthusiastic home crowd, the Bulldogs wasted no time getting on …

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Tarpons in title hunt after West Oso win

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Tarpons went bear hunting last week and found a whole team of them in Corpus Christi. They bagged the lot and came away with a 42-24 win over the Bears of West Oso. With the win, the Tarpons move into a three-way tie for second …

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Tarpons fall to Rio Hondo, 21-14

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Tarpons came into last Friday’s football game with Rio Hondo on a roll. They were undefeated at 6-0, including 1-0 in district play, and all involved in both camps figured that it was going to be a close, hard-fought game. They were right. With the …

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Tarpons suffer first loss of season to Rio Hondo, 21-14

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the PRESS They took their shots. Boy, did they take their shots. But the Rio Hondo Bobcats gave out a few of their own, too. And with only 34 seconds left and four yards to glory in a tie game on the road on Friday night, the final haymaker in …

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ANATOMY OF A RIVALRY: Tarpons, Bobcats matchup ignites community spirit

By ESTEVAN MEDRANO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Bobcats are solitary and elusive, relying on camouflage and stealth, as they are the smallest of the Lynx genus species. The tarpon, a premier saltwater game fish in many areas, has existed since prehistoric times, vulnerable to a number of land and sea predators throughout its life. Don’t …

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Tarpons exterminate Red Ants; await Cats

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Tarpons jumped on the Red Ants of Progreso with two touchdowns in the first three minutes of the game last Friday night and were in control the entire night as they won their district season opener, 61-7, at Red Ant Stadium. On the Tarpons’ first …

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