Category Archive: Sports

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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Feb 03 2017

Lady Tarpons Blow Out Progreso, 50-15

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Lady Tarpons basketball team blew out the Lady Red Ants of Progreso, 50-15, in a District 32-4A game Tuesday night at Tarpon Gym. With the win Port Isabel improves to 6-6 in league play.  Progreso falls to 0-12. Port Isabel led 11-0 in the first …

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Feb 03 2017

Tarpons Halt Invasion of Red Ants, 66-57

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Tarpons shot out of the gate against the Red Ants of Progreso as they took first-half leads of 18-4 and 28-14, and held on for a 66-57 win at Tarpon Gym last Tuesday night. It was Port Isabel’s second win of the season in District …

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Jan 27 2017

Lady Tarpons Fall to La Feria, 36-28

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Lady Tarpons dropped a 36-28 decision to La Feria Tuesday night in Tarpon Gym. Port Isabel falls to 5-5 in District 32-4A play and remains tied for fourth place in the district standings with Rio Hondo and Raymondville.  La Feria improves to 8-2 and stays …

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Jan 27 2017

Tarpons Go Down with Flags Flying, 55-49

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Tarpons basketball team fought La Feria with everything they had Tuesday night at Tarpon Gym, but lost a fast-paced, exciting game in the end, 55-49. The district-leading Lions came in undefeated in the league and alone in first place.  The Tarpons were 1-6 and had …

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Jan 20 2017

Tarpons Fall at Zapata, 54-46

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Tarpons lost, 54-46, at Zapata in District 32-4A action Tuesday night. The Tarpons are still looking for that first district win and currently stand 0-6 in league play. They lost at Rio Hondo last Friday, 71-65. “We played a good team on the road,” head P.I. boys …

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Jan 20 2017

Lady Tarpons Get the Win at Zapata

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel High Lady Tarpons took the long bus ride to Zapata last Tuesday and made the trip worthwhile with a 49-34 triumph in a key District 32-4A hoops contest. The team was ready to play from the opening tip and led all the way. There was …

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Jan 13 2017

Stumbaugh done at Port Isabel

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com After 16 years as the Tarpons’ head man, Athletic Director Monty Stumbaugh has been informed that the Point Isabel Independent School District is looking to go in a different direction once his contract ends on June 25. “The superintendent told me they wanted to go in another direction,” …

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Jan 13 2017

Tarpons Go Down Fighting, 69-50

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Tarpons managed only 15 points in the first half of their game against the Hidalgo Pirates Tuesday night.  They more than doubled that total in the second half as they outscored the Pirates 35-33, but Hidalgo maintained the advantage to hold on for a 69-50 …

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