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Reliant All-Star Educators Program with the Hooks Returns for Third Consecutive Year

$16,000 to be awarded among 10 public-school educators
March 1, 2024

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Corpus Christi Hooks and Reliant have announced the continuation of the Reliant All-Star Educators Program, officially beginning the search for 10 new outstanding local public-school teachers to award each a $1,600 grant for classroom supplies. “We are thrilled for the continuation of the All-Star Educators

Hooks Host Islanders in Spring Training Exhibition Game 

Tickets on sale now at
February 23, 2024

CORPUS CHRISTI – The Hooks, Double-A affiliate of the Houston Astros, and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders are set to meet in a Wednesday, April 3 friendly at Whataburger Field. The spring training exhibition game begins at 6:35 PM, with ballpark gates opening at 5:35. Tickets are on sale now at

Hooks Single Game Tickets Are On-Sale!

Club’s 19th season officially begins Friday, April 5 at Whataburger Field
February 22, 2024

CORPUS CHRISTI – Single-game tickets are on sale now for the 2024 Hooks Baseball Season! Visit or call 361-561-HOOK (4665) to purchase. Corpus Christi will play 69 games over 11 homestands from April through September, hosting Memorial Day Weekend (May 24-26), Independence Day Week (July 1-3), and Labor Day

Hooks Release 2024 Promos

Single-game tickets on sale next Thursday
February 15, 2024

CORPUS CHRISTI – Readying for its 19th season of play, the Corpus Christi Hooks Baseball Club rolls out a promotional calendar packed with nearly 30 giveaways for fans and 14 fireworks displays. Celebrate our Sparkling City by the Sea on select Saturdays with the Corpus Christi Landmark Jersey series, presented

Hooks Announce 2024 Daily Promotions

Full promotional calendar released Thursday
February 13, 2024

CORPUS CHRISTI – In anticipation of the full promotional calendar release, the Corpus Christi Hooks, Double-A Affiliate of the Houston Astros, reveal daily promotions for the upcoming 2024 season. Single game tickets officially go on-sale Thursday, February 22. Tuesdays: Start the homestand off with the Mike Shaw Automotive 4-for-$40, offering

Hooks Announce High School Baseball Schedule at Whataburger Field

Prep action starts Saturday, March 2
February 12, 2024

CORPUS CHRISTI – Tickets are on sale for high school baseball at Whataburger Field. The 2024 schedule, presented by Corpus Christi Medical Center, is comprised of 22 games throughout March and features programs from 23 Coastal Bend high schools. Call 361-561-HOOK (4665) for more information. Sat, March 2 BSN Sports

Hooks Hosting National Anthem Auditions

February 9, 2024

CORPUS CHRISTI – The Corpus Christi Hooks are on the lookout for singers and instrumental musicians to perform the Star-Spangled Banner during the 2024 season. Auditions will be held on Sunday, March 10 from 1 PM to 4 PM at Whataburger Field. Those unable to audition in-person are encouraged to

College Baseball Tickets On Sale Now!

Whataburger Field plays host to 11 college games in 2024
February 1, 2024

CORPUS CHRISTI – Play Ball! The 2024 college schedule at Whataburger Field is comprised of 11 games over a 16-day stretch this spring. Beginning February 16, Coastal Bend baseball fans can watch Kansas, Illinois-Chicago, Pittsburgh, Maryland, Washington, Abeline Christian, and the homestanding A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders. Click Here or call 361-561-HOOK

Joe Thon Returns as Hooks Skipper

32-year-old piloted CC to winning season in first stint as Double-A manager
January 29, 2024

CORPUS CHRISTI – Manager Joe Thon will lead the Corpus Christi Hooks in 2024, the Houston Astros announced today. Assisting Thon at the Astros Class AA post is pitching coach Sean Buchanan, hitting coach Bobby Bell, development coach Vincent Blue, athletic trainer Jennifer Bardales, strength coach Joe Powell, dietician Kara

Hooks Job Fair Rescheduled for January 23 & 25

Each session to run from 3 to 7 pm at Whataburger Field
January 15, 2024

CORPUS CHRISTI – The Corpus Christi Hooks have rescheduled their annual job fair in anticipation of the 2024 season. Two sessions will be available, the first set for Tuesday, January 23 followed by Thursday, January 25 on the Whataburger Field concourse. Both events will be held from 3 to 7

Astros Caravan Stops in Corpus January 17

Hooks Season Members treated to private Q&A session
January 14, 2024

CORPUS CHRISTI – The Sparkling City by the Sea hosts former Hooks Hunter Brown and Corey Julks along with Houston Astros pitcher Shawn Dubin when the Astros Caravan comes to town on Wednesday, January 17. The caravan is set to tour the city with private stops throughout the day at

Hooks Salute Akers with Posthumous Lifetime Achievement Award

Career educator to be honored at South Texas Winter Baseball Banquet Jan. 18
January 12, 2024

CORPUS CHRISTI – The family of Todd Akers will be presented with the 2024 South Texas Winter Baseball Banquet Lifetime Achievement Award in honor of the former educator’s contributions to the Coast Bend. Akers, who passed away last April at the age of 57, battled prostate cancer while leading the

Beveridge Award Presented in Honor of Jose Falcon

Santa Gertrudis Academy graduate battled bone cancer for 18 months
January 11, 2024

CORPUS CHRISTI – The family Jose “JJ” Falcon Jr. will be presented with the 2024 Matt Beveridge Award, traditionally bestowed upon a high school baseball senior student-athlete who exemplifies character, courage, leadership, and spirit. Falcon, who passed away this past August at the age of 18, loved playing baseball, running

Aholelei & Reisdorph Led Islanders in 2023

Softball & baseball duo represent TAMUCC at South Texas Winter Baseball Banquet
January 10, 2024

CORPUS CHRISTI –Texas A&M-Corpus Christi’s Primrose Aholelei and Chance Reisdorph will be recognized next Thursday, January 18 at the South Texas Winter Baseball Banquet, presented by Whataburger and hosted inside the Henry Garrett Ballroom of the American Bank Center. Aholelei earned both Southland Conference Pitcher of the Year and Newcomer

Bonuz & Cervantes Capture Javelinas Awards

Baseball and softball players of year honored at South Texas Winter Banquet Jan. 18
January 9, 2024

CORPUS CHRISTI – Steven Bonuz and Jory Cervantes will represent the Texas A&M-Kingsville baseball and softball programs at next week’s South Texas Winter Baseball Banquet, presented by Whataburger. Bonuz, a product of Port Lavaca’s Calhoun High School, started 48 of the Javelinas’ 52 games last year. The fifth-year senior catcher

De Los Santos & Lentz Land Softball Honors

2023 coaches of the year to be recognized at winter banquet Jan. 18
January 5, 2024

CORPUS CHRISTI – Thomas De Los Santos of Santa Gertrudis Academy and Calallen’s Teresa Flores Lentz will be recognized as the 2023 high school softball coaches of the year at the South Texas Winter Baseball Banquet, presented by Whataburger. Following runner-up finishes in 2019 and 2021, Calallen became the first

Amaya, Carr & Alaniz Repeat as Winter Banquet Winners

Trio led South Texas high school baseball coaching ranks in 2023
January 3, 2024

CORPUS CHRISTI – For a second consecutive year, Albert Amaya and Kevin Carr from London and Sinton’s Adrian Alaniz will be recognized at the South Texas Winter Baseball Banquet, presented by Whataburger. Astros television reporter Julia Morales is featured speaker of the event, scheduled for January 18 at the American

Sinton, London, Banquete Pack Baseball Honor Squad

Preseason all-stars to be recognized at South Texas Winter Baseball Banquet
December 29, 2023

CORPUS CHRISTI – The Sinton Pirates, London Pirates, and Banquete Bulldogs each placed the maximum of four representatives on the 2024 South Texas Baseball Preseason All-Star Team. The 30 student athletes from 16 high schools, along with their softball counterparts, will be honored at the 18th South Texas Winter Baseball

Calallen & SGA Lead Softball Preseason All-Stars

4A-5A & Private-3A Divisions derived from 16 Coastal Bend high schools
December 28, 2023

CORPUS CHRISTI – The Calallen Wildcats and Santa Gertrudis Academy Lions, state tournament competitors last year, both landed four players on the 2024 South Texas Preseason All-Star Softball Team. The honor squad, divided into 4A-5A and Private-3A classifications, was voted on by area head coaches. The 30 student-athletes will be

Kouba & Loperfido Paced Hooks in 2023

TL Postseason All-Stars saluted Jan. 18 at South Texas Winter Baseball Banquet
December 23, 2023

CORPUS CHRISTI – Right-handed pitcher Rhett Kouba and outfielder Joey Loperfido will be recognized as the top Hooks from the 2023 campaign at next month’s South Texas Winter Baseball Banquet, presented by Whataburger. Houston Astros TV personality Julia Morales headlines the event, set for January 18 at the Henry Garrett

Loftin Repeats as Pro Player of Year

Ray High School graduate made MLB debut in 2023
December 22, 2023

CORPUS CHRISTI – Kansas City Royals infielder and Ray High School product Nick Loftin is the 2023 Mike Adams South Texas Professional Player of the Year. Loftin spent most of last season with Triple-A Omaha before having his contract selected by the Royals on September 1. With the Storm Chasers,

Hooks 50/50 Raffle Raises $73,000 in 2023

Donations made via Astros Foundation 50/50 Raffle
December 20, 2023

CORPUS CHRISTI – The Corpus Christi Hooks awarded $73,639 this past season to several local non-profits through contributions made by fans towards the Lithia CDJR Share2Care 50/50 raffle. The nomination process is currently open for the 2024 season, beneficiary nominations can be submitted online at Non-profit recipients included Texas

Julia Morales to Speak at South Texas Winter Baseball Banquet

Area baseball and softball celebration is Jan. 18 at the American Bank Center
December 15, 2023

CORPUS CHRISTI – Houston Astros television personality Julia Morales headlines the 18th edition of the South Texas Winter Baseball Banquet, set for Thursday, January 18 at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi’s Sports & Entertainment District. The program, hosted inside the Henry Garrett Ballroom, is presented by Whataburger and

Trevi’s Homecoming Opening Ceremonies Hosted at Whataburger Field

Celebrity softball game and kids home run derby set for December 8
November 21, 2023

CORPUS CHRISTI – The Corpus Christi Hooks and 24 Sports announced today that Whataburger Field is hosting the opening ceremonies of Trevi’s Homecoming, featuring Corpus Christi native and New York Yankees’ catcher Jose Trevino. Tickets are now available for purchase at The opening ceremonies, in anticipation of the weekend’s

Hooks Launch Kids Jersey Design Contest

Two designs to be chosen and featured during 2024 season
November 13, 2023

CORPUS CHRISTI – The Corpus Christi Hooks announced the launch of their Design-A-Jersey Kids Contest today. Kids ages 13 and under can enter to have a chance for their design to be worn as an on-field jersey or featured as a kids giveaway item in 2024. The contest, open until