A game-winning home run Sunday at Whataburger Field would have kept the night's theme intact. Instead, it was the longest possible single by designated hitter Telvin Nash that made the difference in Corpus Christi's 5-4 triumph in over Arkansas in 10 innings. Nash took a 3-1 Jairo Diaz pitch deep to right-center field off the wall's yellow line, scoring Tony Kemp from third and giving the Hooks their fifth straight victory. It was Corpus Christi's Texas League-best 10th win in 14 extra-inni... More>>
The Kingsville Brahmas have quietly been building a winning tradition here in South Texas the last couple years, and they're looking to continue that trend under a new head coach. The Brahmas promoted former Defensive Coordinator Teddy Carrier...
New Rockport-Fulton football coach Jay Seibert is no stranger to South Texas football. A former Gregory-Portland player who spent time in Portland as an Offensive Coordinator, Seibert left a two-year gig at Troy, Texas to join the Pirates. More>>
It was close, but not quite for the Robstown football team in 2013. This year the Cottonpickers are focusing on doing whatever it takes to ensure themselves a sport in the Class 4A playoffs. Coach Enrique Gonzalez greeted 26 lettermen and 14 starters when two-a-days began in early August. Two weeks later he is even more convinced that the 'Pickers have what it takes for a trip to the postseason. More>>
After a winless record in 2013, the Beeville Trojan football team is looking for a much-improved season this fall. Second-year coach Jimmie Mitchell lost just four seniors from last year's team and feels the wealth of experience his returning players received last year will pay big dividends in 2014. More>>
Chris Devenski pitched six innings of two-run ball as Corpus Christi beat Northwest Arkansas 4-2 Thursday night at Whataburger Field before 4,664. The Hooks (23-30; 57-66) captured their final series of 2014 with the Naturals (25-27; 50-72) two games to one. Devenski (4-3) allowed five hits, walked two and struck out six in an 85-pitch performance (55 strikes). Tyson Perez struck out the side in the ninth for his 10th save in 10 opportunities. In between, Ruben Alaniz tossed two scoreless inn... More>>
Colin Moran's three-run homer keyed a four-run Corpus Christi eighth as the Hooks upended Northwest Arkansas 6-5 Wednesday at Whataburger Field before 4,949. Two errors by third baseman Hunter Dozier opened the door. Carlos Perdomo and Delino DeShields, Jr., reached on miscues an out apart and reliever Brandon Finnegan caught Leo Heras looking at a called third strike before Moran prevailed in the lefty-lefty matchup, producing a towering bomb over the Naturals' bullpen in right field. Finne... More>>
As one of the area's few year-round school districts, the Tuloso-Midway ISD offers some unique challenges for football coaches. While other teams are working their way through two-a-day workouts, the Warriors are balancing homework and playbook duties. More>>
– J.C. Sulbaran held Corpus Christi to one run and struck out eight over 6 2/3 innings as Northwest Arkansas dropped the Hooks 4-3 Tuesday at Whataburger Field before 5,298. Sulbaran (8-8) was touched for four hits and a walk. The former Dutch Olympian threw 91 pitches, 56 for strikes. Mark Peterson earned his second save, covering the final four outs for Northwest Arkansas (25-25; 50-70). Parker Morin's two-out, full-count single pushed Hunter Dozier home from second for a 1-0 Naturals lead... More>>
The Texas AM - Corpus Christi volleyball team opened the 2014 season this week with the start of two-a-day practices. Head coach Tony Graystone enters his sixth season at the helm of the Islanders' program and returns seven letterwinners from last season's team. The Islanders finished the 2013 season with a 20-12 record, including a school-best 13-5 record in Southland Conference play. "They are doing a nice job and really working hard," Graystone said. "They are very serious about it right n... More>>
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