Islanders, Hooks Offer Fundraising Initiative with Kleberg Bank College Classic


The Corpus Christi Hooks, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi and Kleberg Bank are offering a unique and simple fundraising program. Coastal Bend clubs, associations and organizations may sell 2011 Kleberg Bank College Classic tickets and keep half the proceeds.

"Fans who attend the College Classic this year will again see outstanding intersectional competition, this time between Oregon State, Indiana, UConn and the Islanders," Hooks president Ken Schrom said. "We recognize fundraising needs in the community are great. It's our hope groups take advantage of this opportunity."

The Beavers, Hoosiers and Huskies join host Texas A&M-Corpus Christi at Whataburger Field February 25-26-27.

Daily adult tickets are $10, $5 for children 4-12; organizations retain $5 and $2.50. To get your Kleberg Bank College Classic fundraiser started, contact Spencer Moore of the Hooks ticket office at 361-561-HOOK (4665), or e-mail

The 2011 Kleberg Bank College Classic schedule:

Friday, Feb. 25
Oregon State vs. UConn, 2 p.m.
Indiana vs. Islanders, 6 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 26
UConn vs. Indiana, 2 p.m.
Oregon State vs. Islanders, 6 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 27
Indiana vs. Oregon State, 11 a.m.
UConn vs. Islanders, 3 p.m.