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Hooks Finish Season With Win Video included

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Brandon Meredith's seventh-inning grand slam was the difference in Corpus Christi's season-ending 8-4 victory over San Antonio Monday before 5,859 at Whataburger Field. Meredith's eighth home run occurred in the wake of consecutive walks to Jonathan Meyer, Telvin Nash, Tyler Heineman and Teoscar Hernandez by reliever Adys Portillo (1-4) after the right-hander secured the first two outs. Enter former Hook Michael Dimock, who served up the game-winner on a 1-1 offering. San Antonio made a stir ... More>>

Baylor Routs SMU in Stadium Opener as Petty Exits Injured Video included

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Bryce Petty threw for two touchdowns and ran for another score, helping No. 10 Baylor open its riverfront campus stadium with a 45-0 victory over former Southwest Conference rival SMU on Sunday night. Petty played two quarters because of a bruise to his lower back after taking an early shot. More>>

Appel Shaky in Final Outing of 2014 Video included

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Alex Dickerson and Lee Orr teamed for five hits and five RBIs and John Hussey picked up the win in long relief as San Antonio defeated Corpus Christi 7-1 Sunday at Whataburger Field before 6,630.
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Friday Night Sports Blitz: Week 1 (Full Show) Video included

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The first week of high school football is in the books in South Texas, and so is the Friday Night Sports Blitz! Click to see the full show.
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Thursday Night Football: Carroll Blasts Miller, London Knocks Off Monte Alto Video included

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High school football opened across the state of Texas Thursday night with a pair of local games on tap. In the featured game Carroll knocked off CCISD rival Miller 35-10.
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SPORTS BLITZ Preview: Taft Greyhounds Video included

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 The Taft Greyhounds are looking for big things in 2014 after changing district opponent .The Greyhounds are expecting to contend for the District 15-3A DII crown... More>>

SPORTS BLITZ Preview: Odem Owls Video included

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The Odem Owls have high expectations in 2014 with 14 total starters back and a new district. The Owls are picked to finish first in District 15-3A DII...
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SPORTS BLITZ Preview: London Pirates Video included

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The London Pirates are looking to make waves in their district debut in 2014. London kicks off district play for the first time ever after not even fielding a varsity team last season.
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Appel Is Awesome in Final Double A Start Video included

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Two of Double-A's top prospects locked down in a pitching duel Tuesday night at Whataburger Field, with Nolan Ryan and Cal Ripken, Jr., on hand. In the end, Mark Appel captured his first Texas League win with a breakout performance as Corpus Christi edged Frisco 1-0 before 4,629. Appel (1-2) pitched eight-plus innings of two-hit ball in his longest outing of 2014. The No. 1 overall selection in last year's draft fanned 10 and walked one. Appel, a two-time All-American at Stanford, threw just... More>>

Friday Night Sports Blitz Rankings - Week 1

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Here are the initial Friday Night Sports Blitz rankings of the 2014 season for the large schools (Classes 6A and 5A) and small schools (Classes 4A, 3A and 2A). The rankings are based on how each school is expected to fare against its competition, not always who would win head-to-head match-ups. More>>

Friday Night Sports Blitz Preview Show Video included

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Click the link to see the entire 2014 Friday Night Sports Blitz preview show! The high school football season kicks off this Thursday, August 28th with the first Blitz coming the following night at 10:35 p.m. More>>

SPORTS BLITZ PREVIEW: Flour Bluff Hornets Video included

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The Flour Bluff Hornets have high expectations in 2014, but they're going to have to produce in a tough new district, and with a new head coach. The Hornets moved to the new class 5A and over to District 30 to join the likes of regional stallwarts Calallen, G-P and Alice.
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IceRays Open Workouts Video included

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The Corpus Christi IceRays start their first day of training camp this afternoon at the American Bank Center to prepare themselves for the 2014-15 season, their fifth in the North American Hockey League. This year's players began arriving to Corpus Christi last weekend and will take the ice for the first time at 2:00 p.m. Training camp is not open to the public. The IceRays open their 2014-15 campaign on the road for two games against the Topeka RoadRunners on September 12 and 13. They travel... More>>

Hooks Win Fifth Straight with Sweep of Arkansas Video included

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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>>

SPORTS BLITZ PREVIEW: Kingsville Brahmas Video included

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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...
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SPORTS BLITZ PREVIEW: Rockport-Fulton Pirates Video included

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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>>

SPORTS BLITZ PREVIEW: Robstown Cotton Pickers Video included

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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>>

SPORTS BLITZ PREVIEW: Beeville Trojans Video included

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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>>

Hooks Take Series With 4-2 Over NW Arkansas Video included

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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>>

Hooks Rally For 6-5 Win Over NW Arkansas Video included

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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>>

  • SPORTS BLITZ PREVIEW: Tuloso-Midway Warriors

    SPORTS BLITZ PREVIEW: Tuloso-Midway Warriors

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-08-19 22:54:19 GMT
    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 >>
    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 >>
  • Miscues Cost Hooks in 4-3 Loss to Naturals

    Miscues Cost Hooks in 4-3 Loss to Naturals

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-08-19 22:55:11 GMT
    – 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 >>
    – 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 >>
  • Expectations are High As Islanders' Volleyball Kicks Off Practice

    Expectations are High As Islanders' Volleyball Kicks Off Practice

    Monday, August 11 2014 11:52 PM EDT2014-08-12 03:52:38 GMT
    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 >>
    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 >>
  • SPORTS BLITZ PREVIEW: Carroll Tigers

    SPORTS BLITZ PREVIEW: Carroll Tigers

    Monday, August 11 2014 11:43 PM EDT2014-08-12 03:43:41 GMT
    Expectations are always high for the Carroll Tigers, but it's been several years since a district title was expected. That was the projection that several media outlets across the state put on the Tigers' shoulders in the newly created District 28-6A with Cibolo Steele out of the equation. Carroll returns a whopping 17 starters back...More >>
    Expectations are always high for the Carroll Tigers, but it's been several years since a district title was expected. That was the projection that several media outlets across the state put on the Tigers' shoulders in the newly created District 28-6A with Cibolo Steele out of the equation. Carroll returns a whopping 17 starters back...More >>
  • SPORTS BLITZ PREVIEW: King Mustangs

    SPORTS BLITZ PREVIEW: King Mustangs

    Monday, August 11 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-08-12 03:24:02 GMT
    The King Mustangs have their best chance to win a district title in the last few season, and they hope to do it with speed and athleticism.Coach Eddie Hesseltine says this will be the fastest Mustangs' team he's had at King, but they'll have to likely knock off archrival Carroll to get to the district crown. The Mustangs will have nine starters back on defense with should help carry a fairly young offense early. Junior Spencer Manuel takes over at quarterback for multiyear starter Bronze Jack...More >>
    The King Mustangs have their best chance to win a district title in the last few season, and they hope to do it with speed and athleticism.Coach Eddie Hesseltine says this will be the fastest Mustangs' team he's had at King, but they'll have to likely knock off archrival Carroll to get to the district crown. The Mustangs will have nine starters back on defense with should help carry a fairly young offense early. Junior Spencer Manuel takes over at quarterback for multiyear starter Bronze Jack...More >>
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