Category Archive: Sports

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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May 26 2017

Infante settling in fine

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS New head football coach and athletic director Jaime Infante has been in his new office and on the job at Port Isabel High School for almost two months now.  The Press dropped by this week to check up on him and get his thoughts on his new surroundings. …

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May 26 2017

7-on-7 football underway

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS A number of Port Isabel Tarpon athletes are participating in 7-on-7 football again this summer, and the 2017 season is already underway. On the current schedule two games are played each Tuesday afternoon and evening in Brownsville.  The team is 2-0 after winning both games last week. This …

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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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