Tag: Tarpons

Little Tarpons take second at STX tourney

BY MARINA WISE-HERRING Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Little Tarpons may be young but they are serious about baseball. The Little Tarpons are a youth baseball team based in Port Isabel comprise of boys, ranging from 6-8 years old. These young athletes recently traveled to Corpus Christi to participate in the STX Baseball …

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Ladies open season with Hanna win

BY LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Lady Tarpons volleyball team opened their 2014 season with a bang this week. They welcomed the Brownsville Hanna Lady Golden Eagles to Tarpon Gym Tuesday evening, then sent them on their way with a three games to one victory in the best-of-five varsity match. To read the …

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First scrimmage slated Saturday

BY LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Tarpons will host Donna North Saturday morning for the first scrimmage of the season for both teams. The scrimmage will conclude the second week of practice for the Tarpons and will give the coaches their first opportunities to see their players under game-like conditions. To read the …

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2014 JV & Ninth-grade Tarpon Football Schedule

  Ninth and JV Aug. 16 – 9 a.m.: Donna North (scrimmage) Aug. 22 – 5 p.m.: @ Mercedes (scrimmage) Aug. 28 – 5 p.m., 7 p.m.: RGC Grula Sept. 4 – 5 p.m., 7 p.m.: @ Rio Grande City Sept. 11 – 5 p.m., 7 p.m.: @ Hidalgo Sept. 18 – 5 p.m., 7 …

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Class of ‘15 ready to step up

BY LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS It’s almost like starting over. The Port Isabel High football program lost 28 players to that happy accident known as graduation last spring. These former Tarpon grid men were a huge part of the success achieved by the 2012 and ’13 Tarpon teams, and they will carry with …

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Tournament by the Bay

There will be a baseball Tournament by the Bay for the Port Isabel Little Tarpon coach-pitch baseball team. This team is comprised of players who range from 6 to 8 years old. The two-day tournament will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., July 26-27 at the Laguna Madre Little League Park; there will be …

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Tarps fall short of State tourney

BY LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel 7-on-7 football team will not be going to a third straight state tournament. The team lost its first two games at the qualifying tournament in Weslaco last Saturday before getting their only win in the third and final game. To read the rest of this story, please …

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5 Tarps up for RGV Sports Awards

BY LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The 2014 RGV Sports.com & Rio Grande Valley Sports Hall of Fame Awards ceremony will take place this Monday (June 16) in Philip J. Yeckel Memorial Auditorium at the Marine Military Academy in Harlingen. Port Isabel High is up for five awards. To read the rest of this story, please …

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Five Tarps to play in All-Star Game

BY LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Five Port Isabel Tarpon football players were selected for the All-Valley East-West All-Star game. The game was played May 23 at Weslaco’s Bobby Lackey Stadium and was won by the East squad, 28-15. To read the rest of this story, please subscribe to the Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS E-edition by …

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Linebacker Montelongo to attend Texas Lutheran Univ.

BY LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Esteven Montelongo has played his last game of football as a Port Isabel Tarpon. The graduate will be attending Texas Lutheran University in Seguin and will be looking to take his game to the next level. The team is called the Bulldogs and competes in the Division III …

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