Category Archive: Sports

Jul 14 2017

Bass drummers report

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS It began with the frontal ensemble two weeks ago and everybody took the week of July 4th off.  This week the snare, tenor and bass drummers have started showing up at the band halls of Port Isabel High School.  Next week the band as a whole will start …

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Jul 07 2017

Infante encourages summer workouts

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS As with all football coaches at this time of year, new Port Isabel High athletic director and head football coach, Jaime Infante is hard at work these days as he plans for and looks forward to the 2017 season. Because Tuesday was the Fourth of July Tarpon Gym …

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Jun 30 2017

Percussionists report

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Practice for the Port Isabel High volleyball team will not start until Aug. 1.  The Tarpon football squad will hold its first practice on Aug. 7. There’s one group of students who have already started coming together to prepare for the upcoming season.  That would be the Port …

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Jun 23 2017

District title motivates Soliz

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Senior volleyball player Olivia Soliz wants very much to make her final season of volleyball at Port Isabel High a success.  The Press recently found Soliz in the weight room at the athletic department and she talked about her preparations for the upcoming season and the general state …

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Jun 23 2017

Season over for 7-on-7 team

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The 2017 spring season has come to an end for the Port Isabel 7-on-7 football team. They finished second in their pool at last Saturday’s state qualifying tournament in McAllen, then lost in a playoff against Rio Hondo. The Tarpons were placed in Pool A with La Feria, …

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Jun 16 2017

Tarpons to compete in qualifier tourney

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel 7-on-7 football team will play in this Saturday’s qualifying tournament at McAllen.  The state 7-on-7 tournament will take place June 28-29 at College Station, and the Tarpons can qualify for state competition if they finish as one of the top two teams at McAllen. The …

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Jun 09 2017

7-on-7 to play Falcons next week

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel 7-on-7 football team will play the Falcons of Los Fresnos at their place next week. The Press visited by phone this week with Tarpon 7-on-7 coach Jarrod Martinez, who said that the day of the two-game set had yet to be determined.  Indications are that …

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Jun 09 2017

Volleyball season not that far off

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The school year has ended, graduation exercises have taken place, graduated seniors are looking forward to college, and the hallways and classrooms of good old Port Isabel High School seem totally deserted. Signs of life can still be found in the front offices and in the music and …

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Jun 02 2017

Summer hoops involve Tarpon players

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Traditionally it’s called summer basketball.  It actually begins in the spring about the time the school year comes to an end, and continues into July.  It’s a modified version of the high school game that gives returning players the opportunity to work on their game and have a …

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Jun 02 2017

Tarpon football men in training

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Growing up in Iowa several years ago, it seems there wasn’t much thought given to any physical preparation or training ahead of the actual start of football practice in August.  At schools with about the same number of students as Port Isabel High players worked hard, very hard.  …

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