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Tarpons open district play at Progreso

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS After taking last week off, the Port Isabel Tarpons football team will travel to Progreso this Friday for the district opener for both teams. Port Isabel comes in with a 5-0 record and Progreso is 1-4. The Red Ants have lost four straight games after a 7-0 win …

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Tarpons handle ‘Hounds, 44-21

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Tarpons shifted their vaunted running game into high gear last Friday night as they outscored a feisty Brownsville St. Joseph’s team, 44-21, at Tarpon Stadium. It was a game of two halves for Port Isabel. The Tarpons scored the first four times they had the …

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PI remains undefeated at 4-0

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Tarpons got another strong performance from their rushing game as they ran past the Valley View Tigers, 39-12, on the road last Friday night. All five Tarpon touchdowns were scored on the ground as six different PI backs ran for a total of 375 yards. …

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Tarpons tame Tigers in 39-12 blowout

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the PRESS PHARR — No Mock, No Rock, No problem. With their quarterback and running back nursing injuries, the Port Isabel Tarpons didn’t miss a beat in a 39-12 thumping of Valley View on a rainy Friday night. Big Blue (4-0 overall) got a career night from Alex De los …

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Tarpons sink Pirates, 38-17

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Tarpons broadsided the Hidalgo Pirates with 21 straight second-half points last Friday night at Tarpon Stadium and improved to 3-0 on the season with a 38-17 win. The Tarpons got four touchdowns and a season-high 408 yards from their rushing game, and the defense added …

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Tarpons remain undefeated after 38-17 victory over Hidalgo

PRESS Staff Report The Port Isabel Tarpons remain undefeated on the season after dispatching the Hidalgo Pirates at home on Friday. The Tarpons (3-0) will next travel to Valley View on Friday, Sept. 19, to take on the winless Tigers, who fell to Cigarroa on Friday by a score of 28-0. Kickoff is set for 7:30 …

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TARPON NATION: Fans find squad as source of pride, inspiration

By RAY QUIROGA Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS rayq@portisabelsouthpadre.com A threat of showers along with hot, muggy weather did nothing to deter the Port Isabel faithful from packing the home side of Tarpon Stadium Friday night for their beloved squad’s home opener. With the type of winning season the team had in 2013, it’s little wonder …

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Tarpons hold off Rattlers, 36-27

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Tarpons football team found themselves in a hard battle against Rio Grande City  Friday night. They trailed 7-0 and 13-7 before managing a 20-13 halftime lead, then outscored the Rattlers 16-13 in the second half to take the win and improve to 2-0 on 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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PERFECT WIN: Tarpons too much for feisty Cats; score 10-0 season

By ARMANDO GARZA Special to the PRESS It may have felt like another night at the office for the Port Isabel Tarpons, but this one had so much more meaning. The Tarpons got big plays offensively, played hard-hitting defense and were simply too much for a gritty Rio Hondo team as Big Blue cruised to …

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