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There have been plenty of “firsts” in this 2021 Angelina College soccer season, including a presence in the national polls for both the Lady Roadrunners and Roadrunners.

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Angelina College head women’s basketball coach Byron Coleman said it best in his opening remarks: “It’s good to be back.”

In its five short years in existence, Angelina College’s soccer program has experienced some big wins. However, Wednesday night’s action ended with two of the biggest victories in the program’s history.

NACOGDOCHES — The 2021 season has been an explosive — yet disappointing season in some ways — for the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjack football team, as they came within seven yards in the final 1:07 of defeating FBS Power 5 opponent Texas Tech (28-22) and a 51-yard field goal with 40 seconds le…

NACOGDOCHES — SFA men’s basketball head coach Kyle Keller revealed the full 2021-22 schedule on Tuesday afternoon. The 31-game slate features two neutral site tournaments, including the annual Cancun Challenge in November, and a total of 22 games in the Lone Star State.

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NACOGDOCHES — Despite their painful loss in the final minute at the hands of No. 1-ranked and defending FCS National Champion Sam Houston on Saturday, the Stephen F. Austin football team received respect for its hard effort by breaking into the FCS Stats Perform Top 25 national poll that was…

DENVER — Max Quick has been named TicketSmarter Special Teams Player of the Week by the league office for his performance over the weekend, according to a press release. Quick, a junior from Lufkin, notched five punts for 266 yards in the ’Jacks upset bid against rival Sam Houston.

After nearly two full weeks of road trips, Angelina College’s soccer teams returned home on Tuesday with a pair of wins over Paris Junior College.

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NACOGDOCHES — The Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks’ catch-phrase this season is “Going from good to great.” That will be put to its biggest test today when the ’Jacks renew the oldest collegiate rivalry in Texas with No. 1-ranked and defending FCS National Champion Sam Houston at NRG Stadium in…

NACOGDOCHES — SFA head women’s basketball coach Mark Kellogg has announced the entirety of his program’s 2021-22 schedule in a press release ahead of the season. The 30-game slate features one in-season tournament, 23 in-state matchups and some tough non-conference competition.

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During the “Dinner at the Diamond” event held this past Saturday evening on the infield of the Roadrunner baseball field, Angelina College president Michael Simon offered a special presentation for the crowd to witness.

NACOGDOCHES — Winners of their last nine contests against non-FBS opponents, the Stephen F. Austin football squad also will look to extend its seven-game home winning streak — dating back to the 2019 season — when the Lumberjacks host Lincoln University (California) in a non-conference matchup.

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NACOGDOCHES — Two FCS football programs that appear to be heading in opposite directions are set to tangle on Family Weekend in Nacogdoches as the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks, fresh off a thrilling 28-22 setback to Texas Tech, host Mississippi Valley State.

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Jase Magers Field on Saturday was the site of a pair of nail-biting soccer matches, with the Angelina College Lady Roadrunners and the No. 19 Roadrunners squeezing out wins over Blinn College.

NACOGDOCHES — It’s called a ‘‘money game’’ because FCS schools take on FBS opponents with a much larger scholarship numbers and budgets and receive a six-figure payday for going to a Power-5 school and taking their lumps. This week will be such a game for the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks, a…

DENVER — Stephen F. Austin’s Trae Self, Sam Houston’s Trevor Williams and SFA’s Max Quick have been named TicketSmarter Western Athletic Conference Offensive, Defensive and Special Teams Players of the Week, respectively, for games played between Aug. 30 through Sept. 5.

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Angelina College soccer teams posted dominant performances over previously unbeaten Northeast Texas Community College teams on Saturday, lifting the AC squads to a combined 7-0 to open the season — the best start in program history.

NACOGDOCHES —On Saturday, it will have been 728 days since that nightmare of a game in 2019, the last time the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks tangled with the then No. 5-ranked Tarleton State Texans at Homer Bryce Stadium. It’s a day that SFA third-year head coach Colby Carthel would like to …

If one of J.J. Montgomery’s future players ever asks about his basketball knowledge, Montgomery simply can point to a jersey hanging on the wall inside Angelina College’s Shands Gymnasium.

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Angelina College’s Lady Roadrunners officially earned their first win of the season, and the Roadrunner men moved to 2-0 to start the season after Saturday’s doubleheader sweep of Jacksonville College in the conference opener for both teams.

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Angelina College head soccer coach Nataki Stewart waited a long, long time for this moment.

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NACOGDOCHES — The Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks are beginning to work out the rough edges and put in more situational work as they progress toward the 2021 season opener on Sept. 4.

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There were more than 240 golfers hitting the tee boxes and greens at Crown Colony Country Club in Lufkin on Saturday as part of the 14th Annual Guy Davis Golf Tournament.

NACOGDOCHES — After claiming four straight Southland Conference regular season volleyball titles, it probably came as no surprise this week when the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Preseason Coaches Poll came out this week that the Stephen F. Austin Ladyjacks are the favorite to claim the …

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SFA men’s basketball head coach Kyle Keller rounded out his 2021-22 coaching staff last week with the hiring of Tanner Smith to the staff as an assistant coach. Smith comes to SFA after a two-year stint at Kennesaw State, where he also served as an assistant coach.

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SFA Director of Athletics Ryan Ivey, in conjunction with the J-Association, has announced the 10-member class of 2021 that is set to be inducted into the SFA Athletics J-Association Hall of Fame this year. The class features four members of the SFA football program, two apiece from men’s bas…

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NACOGDOCHES — Coming off a strong split-season in which it claimed the 2020-21 Southland Conference title in its final year in the league, the Stephen F. Austin soccer squad has already earned the respect of the coaches in its new league when the 2021 Western Athletic Conference Soccer Coach…

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NACOGDOCHES — Early indications are that year three of the Colby Carthel era at Stephen F. Austin appears to be like a puzzle whose pieces are starting to fall into the right places to make a beautiful picture. With the Lumberjacks’ offensive performances gradually on the rise, and a high nu…

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As the Angelina College soccer teams prepare to open the season in a few short weeks, they’ll do so with a welcome addition to the coaching staff.

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NACOGDOCHES — After spending the past two seasons believing in the process — and the plan for future growth — by head coach Colby Carthel and his staff, Stephen F. Austin senior quarterback Trae Self and his teammates have endured the growing pains of back-to-back young squads that featured …

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THE WOODLANDS — With prominent former members that include the likes of BYU, Boise State, Arizona, Arizona State, Air Force Academy, Colorado, Nevada, Las Vegas, TCU, SMU, Louisiana Tech and others, many have wondered when, if ever, the Western Athletic Conference would rejoin the national s…

FORT WORTH — The SFA men’s basketball team has been selected as one of six teams set to compete in the first Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame Classic at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth on Dec. 11.

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With a renewed excitement in the air of an “old” normal football season that hasn’t been experienced in two years, the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks are looking forward to the challenge after joining the Western Athletic Conference less than a month ago.

NACOGDOCHES — The Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Preseason All-Texas Small College Team was announced on Tuesday, and the SFA Lumberjacks were represented on the offense by Katy freshman Justice Guillory.

Jeff Hurd, commissioner of the Western Athletic Conference, announced Wednesday he will step down from the position at the end of December, six days after welcoming the “Texas Four” — SFA, Lamar, Abilene Christian and Sam Houston State — into the conference.

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The Stephen F. Austin men’s basketball program will have some notable opponents this season following an announcement of the eight-team field for the Men’s Cancun Challenge.

The Nataki Stewart Soccer Academy will host the Angelina College Lil’ Runners Soccer Camps from July 12-16. The camps are available for 3-14-year-old boys and girls and cost is $55 per participant.

NACOGDOCHES — A new age in SFA Athletics history began on July 1 when the ’Jacks officially left the Southland Conference to transition to the Western Athletic Conference. The move was done with an eye toward increasing the regional footprint of the university and increasing the quality of c…

As a result of the legislation decision on NIL (Name, Image & Likeness), SFA Athletics has announced the formation of the AXE’EM Experience program, designed to help provide SFA student-athletes with the tools and resources needed to understand and assist with development of their NIL op…

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Former Hudson standout Kyle Lovelace has found a new collegiate baseball home as one of the top defensive catchers in the nation will be transferring to Texas A&M for his fifth year of eligibility.

The Stephen F. Austin women’s basketball team will add Destini “Dez” Lombard to the program for the upcoming 2021-22 season, the coaching staff announced Thursday.

Stephen F. Austin men’s basketball head coach Kyle Keller has announced the addition of Dalonte Hill to his staff as assistant head coach heading into the 2021-22 campaign.

The NCAA Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association (FCS ADA) has named 54 student-athletes to the 23rd annual Academic All-Star team, with former Lumberjack football player Gavin Roland among them. Roland, a native of League City, made the list with a 3.9 GPA as a Bio…

SFA men’s basketball head coach Kyle Keller announced on Friday the hiring of coach Tony Jasick to his staff as associate head coach, ushering in the first of a round of new hires to fill out his staff.

Stephen F. Austin head women’s basketball coach Mark Kellogg was named the 2020-21 Texas Association of Basketball Coaches Division I Women’s Coach of the Year Sunday afternoon, per the organization office.

As part of its 2021-22 schedule, the Stephen F. Austin men’s basketball team has unveiled a premier non-conference game for the upcoming season in the form of a Dec. 18 tilt at the University of Kansas.