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Woodwinds strong in 2018

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Woodwind players sometimes feel neglected and unappreciated.  Of the three main sections of the Silver Tarpon Marching Band people tend to think first of the brass and percussion, and woodwinds almost as an afterthought.  The winds deserve better, without a doubt. To gain a better understanding of the …

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Year of Accomplishment for Athletic Program

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS It was another year of accomplishment for the Port Isabel High athletic program for the 2014-’15 school year.  The Press recently sat down with Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Monty Stumbaugh to review the results and assess the state of the program. “We had a pretty good …

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Tarpon track team still looking for more

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The story continues for the 2015 season. Head Port Isabel High boys track and field coach Ryan Stanage is still looking for more bodies to fill out his team, as he continues to see outstanding effort from those individuals currently turned out to run, throw, and jump. “We …

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Lady Tarpons fall to Hidalgo

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By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS February 5, 2015 The Port Isabel Lady Tarpons were on the road at Hidalgo Tuesday night, and lost 41-31. With the loss PI has a district record of 6-6 and remains alone in fourth place in District 32-4A with two games left. “We just flat-out didn’t play well,” …

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Tarpons Shoot Down Hawks, 54-45

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By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS January 22, 2015 The Port Isabel Tarpons took a long road trip to Zapata Tuesday night. They made it worth their while with a 54-45 win over the Hawks. With this win, the Tarpons are now tied with Rio Hondo for fifth place in the standings of District …

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Lady Tarpons Fight Back, Fall 44-39

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By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS January 22, 2015 The Port Isabel Lady Tarpons outscored Zapata 19-12 in the fourth quarter of Tuesday night’s district basketball game, but it was not enough to pull the game out and the Lady Hawks gained a 44-39 victory at Tarpon Gym. With the win, Zapata improves to …

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Lady Tarpons Take Down Progreso

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By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS January 15, 2015 The Port Isabel Lady Tarpons went on the road to Progreso and came home with a 47-29 win over the Lady Red Ants in a District 32-4A game Tuesday night. Port Isabel led start to finish and improve to 4-2 in district play and 13-9 …

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Tarpons Fall at Home to Progreso, 58-50

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS January 15, 2015 The Progreso Red Ants basketball team was as good as advertised, as the Port Isabel Tarpons found out Tuesday night in Tarpon Gym.  The home team fell into a 10-0 hole in the first quarter and was never quite able to catch up as Progreso …

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Tarpons Take Frontier in OT, 64-59

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS On Tuesday afternoon, the Port Isabel Tarpons went on the road and came home with a 64-59 overtime win against Brownsville Frontier Academy. The Tarpons trailed virtually the entire game and rallied from four points down late in regulation to tie the game up and send it into …

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Lady Tarpons Bury Santa Rosa, 43-18

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By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS January 1, 2015 The Port Isabel Lady Tarpons hosted the Lady Warriors of Santa Rosa on Tuesday afternoon and got the win, 43-18. “We came out and did well on defense,” Port Isabel Head Coach Blake Ramsey said Tuesday night.  “Then we started to get into foul trouble …

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