The American Bank Center is a Convention Center and 8,156-seat multi-purpose arena in Corpus Christi, Texas. The "ABC," as it is known, is a renovated and expanded version of the city's old Bayfront Convention Center. The facility serves host to many conventions, concerts, performances, and sporting events. The arena is home to the Corpus Christi Rayz ice hockey team, as well as the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders men's and women's basketball teams. In addition to the convention facilities and arena, the American Bank Center also features the Selena Auditorium, named after the late Tejano star Selena Quintanilla Pérez. The American Bank Center is located in Corpus Christi's Bayfront Arts and Science Park. ...more on Wikipedia about "American Bank Center"
Brent Belecki born on December 22, 1977 in Calgary, Alberta is a minor league goalie who has played in the East Coast Hockey League, Central Hockey League, United Hockey League, and American Hockey League. Teams played for include the Portland Winter Hawks, the Miami Matadors, the Asheville Smoke, the San Antonio Iguanas, the Utah Grizzlies, the Corpus Christi Rayz, and the Austin Ice Bats. Brent currently (2004/05) plays for the Muskegon Fury of the United Hockey League. ...more on Wikipedia about "Brent Belecki"
The Corpus Christi Hammerheads were the first team set up in the Intense Football League. President Chad Dittman first attempted to bring an arena football team to Corpus Christi but it failed when he attempted to give the city an AF2 franchise. The Hammerheads are coached by Florida Hall of Fame football coach Jimmy Dunn and is led by a strong supporting cast of players such as quaterback Chris Harrington, wide receiver Shomari Buchanan, wide receiver Martin Dossett, and linebacker Melvin Barnett. ...more on Wikipedia about "Corpus Christi Hammerheads"
The Corpus Christi Hooks are a minor league baseball team that plays in the Texas League as the Class AA affiliate of the Houston Astros. The team's ownership group is headed by Baseball Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan; the team's CEO, Reid Ryan, is Nolan's oldest son. The team's president is J.J. Gottsch. ...more on Wikipedia about "Corpus Christi Hooks"
The Corpus Christi Rayz are a minor-league ice hockey team based in Corpus Christi, Texas affiliated with the Central Hockey League. The "Rayz" moniker (or "Ice Rays" from 1997 to 2003) derives from the many different species of rays who inhabit the nearby Gulf of Mexico. ...more on Wikipedia about "Corpus Christi Rayz"
Layne Roland born February 6, 1974, in Vernon, British Columbia is a veteran hockey player from the WHL, ECHL, WPHL, and CHL who has played for such teams such as the Portland Winter Hawks, the Dayton Bombers, the Amarillo Rattlers and the Corpus Christi Rayz. ...more on Wikipedia about "Layne Roland"
Martin Dossett (born October 30, 1978 in Portland near Corpus Christi, Texas) is a former NFL wide receiver who has played in several leagues such as the Arena Football League, NFL Europe and AF2 before winding up playing in his hometown in Corpus Christi playing for the Corpus Christi Hammerheads of the Intense Football League. ...more on Wikipedia about "Martin Dossett"
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Shomari Buchanan (Born January 11, 1977) is an American-football wide receiver who had experience in both the Arena Football League and AF2 and is now one of the top wide receivers of the Corpus Christi Hammerheads from the Intense Football League. He now lives in Corpus Christi, Texas. ...more on Wikipedia about "Shomari Buchanan"
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