Category Archive: Sports

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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Apr 14 2017

Seven Lady Tarpons Qualify for Area

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel High Lady Tarpons track and field team won gold in five events and placed third in team points at Monday’s District 32-4A meet in Rio Grande City. Port Isabel athletes won both the 4 x 200 meter and 4 x 400 meter relay races, and …

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Apr 07 2017

Lady Tarpons primed for district

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel High Lady Tarpons are primed and ready for the District 32-4A track and field meet.  They took home three gold medals at last week’s Albert Tijerina Relays at Raymondville and are enjoying excellent weather conditions this week as they prepare for Saturday’s start of the …

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Apr 07 2017

Mock, Torres Ready for District

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Sydney “Trey” Mock and Joseph Ian Torres are about as ready as they can be for the District 32-4A track and field meet. Mock won his fourth gold medal of the season in the discus competition and Torres took the silver medal for second place in the shot …

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Mar 31 2017

Garza, Mile Relay Fly at Raymondville

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS It was another gold medal day for Lady Tarpons Natalie Garza and the mile relay team at last week’s Meet of Champions in Raymondville. Garza won gold in the 400-meter dash for the fifth time in five finals this season.  Her time of 57.79 seconds was a season-best …

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Mar 31 2017

Mock takes gold at Raymondville

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Trey Mock won his third gold medal of the 2017 season in the discus competition at last week’s Meet of Champions at Raymondville. On his best throw Mock got the distance of 163-feet-10-inches and finished more than 7 feet ahead of Harlingen South’s Abel Villarreal, who threw 156-01. …

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Mar 24 2017

Freshmen Lady Tarpons show varsity maturity

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Three Port Isabel High freshmen athletes have not just joined the varsity ranks of Lady Tarpons track and field for the 2017 season, but are making real contributions to the success of the team. These three first-year varsity competitors are Danaka Camacho, Marlen Cesenes, and Riley Galvan. “For …

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Mar 24 2017

Tarpon throwers aiming for District

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS One meet at a time is the strategy for the Port Isabel Tarpons track and field team, but always in their heads for Tarpon athletes is the thought of the District 32-4A meet at Rio Grande City next month. Port Isabel throwers Ian Torres and Trey Mock have …

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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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