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Aug 25 2011

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Tarpons field fills for football rally

The annual Tarpons Pep Rally on Wednesday night kicked off a new year of atheletic prowess when the community came in throngs to lend their support to the mighty Tarpons. (Staff photos by Jaime Nunez)

By SCARLET O’ROURKE
Staff Writer
editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com

It’s been said that in Texas, football is like a religion.

For the Laguna Madre community, Wednesday night’s pep rally could be compared to a big tent revival.

City limits blurred as the whole Tarpon com­munity came together to celebrate their school spirit and rally behind their students. “It was wonderful,” Port Isabel Police Chief Gualberto “Wally” Gonzalez said. “Everything went real well. We had a good crowd: about 1,500. It’s for all the students ath­letes from junior high to high school to each get a little bit of recognition.”

There were sparkling shows of skill as cheer teams took to the field to keep the vibe alive from all three schools in the area.

Athletes from junior high and high school were presented to their community in hopes of making the people fa­miliar with their young home-town heroes to-be.

To see this story in print, pick up a copy of the Aug. 25 edition of the Port Isabel South Padre Press or check out our E-edition by clicking here.

 

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