Category Archive: Sports

Mar 17 2017

Lady Tarpons fast in the rain at La Feria

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Rain was a factor at the Jim Hudson Relays at Lion Stadium in La Feria last Friday, but the Port Isabel High Lady Tarpon track and field team did not let the wet conditions slow them down. Four gold medals were awarded to Port Isabel athletes, two each …

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Mar 10 2017

Lady Tarpons Third at Falcon Relays

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel High Lady Tarpons track and field team came home with four gold medals and placed third at the Falcon Relays in Los Fresnos last Saturday. Natalie Garza, Ava Gomez, and Sabrina Garza won individual gold for P.I., and the 4 x 400-meter relay team of …

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Mar 10 2017

Silva Hurdles for Gold at Los Fresnos

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Omar Silva took the gold medal in both hurdles races at last week’s Falcon Relays in Los Fresnos. Silva was competing in an actual meet for the first time this season and was clearly healthy and ready to go.  He timed in at 16.52 seconds in the 110-meter …

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Mar 03 2017

Mock, Euresti Win Gold at Tarpon Relays

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Sydney “Trey” Mock and Jesus Euresti led the Port Isabel track and field men with gold medal-winning performances in their events at last Saturday’s Tarpon Relays in Port Isabel. Mock won gold for the second time in as many meets this season with a distance of 153 feet …

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Mar 03 2017

Lady Tarpons Strong at Tarpon Relays

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel High Lady Tarpons track squad won five gold medals and placed second as a team at last Saturday’s Tarpon Relays in Port Isabel. Individual gold medals were awarded to Lady Tarpon athletes in the pole vault, the 400-meter run, and 300-meter hurdles.  In the relay …

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Feb 24 2017

Infante named new Tarpon head coach

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com By unanimous vote, the Port Isabel School Board of Trustees appointed Jamie Infante to be the new Tarpon athletic coordinator and head football coach during a regular meeting of the board Tuesday evening. Infante comes to Port Isabel from a former rival school district, the Lyford Bulldogs, where …

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Feb 24 2017

Double gold for Garza at Donna

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Natalie Garza won two gold medals and the Port Isabel High Lady Tarpons track and field team placed eighth at the Indian Nation Relays last Saturday at Donna. Garza won the 400-meter run in the time of 59.51 seconds and hit the line more than 4.5 seconds ahead …

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Feb 24 2017

Two Golds, Tarpons 5th overall

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Two Port Isabel athletes struck gold and the Tarpons placed fifth as a team at the Indian Nation Relays at Donna last Saturday.  It was the first official meet of the 2017 season. The gold medals came in the field events as Juan Muñiz took first place in …

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Feb 17 2017

Tarpons End on Streak, Tame ‘Kats, 60-54

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Tarpons basketball team outscored the Raymondville Bearkats, 60-54, on the road Monday night in the final game of the season for both teams. The Tarpons end the season on a three-game winning streak in district play and finish with a 5-9 league record.  They won …

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Feb 17 2017

Track preps for first official meet

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel High track and field team can be seen at Tarpon Stadium these days practicing and getting ready for the 2017 track and field season.  The Press found head boys coach Joe Gonzales in his classroom at the high school this week to get his thoughts …

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