Category Archive: Sports

May 19 2017

Mock wins gold in Austin

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Sometimes all that glitters is gold.  Port Isabel High senior Sydney “Trey” Mock was awarded the gold medal in the discus at last weekend’s UIL State Track and Field Meet in Austin. He threw the metal disc a personal best 175-feet, 4-inches on his second attempt, and finished …

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May 19 2017

Garza 5th at State Meet

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Port Isabel High Lady Tarpon runner Natalie Garza finished fifth in the 400-meter dash at the 2017 UIL State Track and Field Meet in Austin last week. Garza was timed at 57.62 seconds and that was her season best. Gold medalist Virginia Kerley, from Taylor, won with the …

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May 12 2017

Throwers Mock, Torres Ready for State

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Port Isabel High throwers Trey Mock and Ian Torres are as ready as they will ever be for this weekend’s UIL State Track and Field Meet.  Mock is competing in the discus competition and Torres in the shot put.  Both athletes are seniors and are making their first …

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May 12 2017

Garza Up for State

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Natalie Garza is primed and ready for the 400-meter dash at this weekend’s UIL State Track and Field Meet in Austin.  The Press found Garza at Tarpon Stadium Monday afternoon as she went through a battery of stretching and warm-up exercises. Garza appeared relaxed but full of purpose …

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May 05 2017

Mock, Torres Qualify for State

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Port Isabel High throwers Trey Mock and Ian Torres have both qualified for the state track and field meet with their outstanding performances at the regional meet in Kingsville last week. Mock was the gold medalist in the discus competition with a personal best toss of 172-feet, 3-inches.  …

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May 05 2017

Return Trip to State for Natalie Garza

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Port Isabel High runner Natalie Garza has qualified for her second straight state track meet.  She did it by placing a close second in the 400-meter dash at the UIL Region IV meet at Kingsville last weekend. Garza was timed at 58.14 seconds and hit the finish line …

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Apr 28 2017

Torres, Mock, Lowe Qualify for Regionals

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Three Port Isabel Tarpons have qualified for this week’s regional track and field meet in Kingsville.  Ian Torres and Trey Mock made it by winning in the shot put and discus events, and Jason Lowe qualified in the triple jump. Torres hit 49-feet, 5-inches on his best throw …

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Apr 28 2017

Six Lady Tarpons in Regional Meet

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Six Port Isabel High Lady Tarpon athletes are competing in this weekend’s UIL Region IV Track and Field Meet in Kingsville. Natalie Garza, Simone Harry, Sabrina Garza, Danaka Camacho, Ava Gomez, and Brisia Gonzalez all qualified for regional competition in seven events when they finished in the top …

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Apr 21 2017

Lady Tarpons Compete at Area Meet

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Seven Port Isabel High Lady Tarpon athletes competed at this week’s UIL Area Track and Field Meet at La Feria.  The one-day meet went off on Thursday (April 20) and the results were not available at press time. Natalie Garza, Sabrina Garza, Simone Harry, Ava Gomez, Brisia Gonzales, …

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Apr 14 2017

Mock, Silva, Torres Take Gold at District

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Omar Silva, Ian Torres and Trey Mock all won gold medals at this week’s District 32-4A track and field meet at Rio Grande City. Silva won both the 110-meter and 300-meter hurdles races, Torres won the shot put event, and Mock also took first in the discus competition.  …

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