NACOGDOCHES — The Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks are coming off a bye week and will look to capture their second straight victory today when they host NCAA Division II Angelo State University at Homer Bryce Stadium.
NACOGDOCHES — Less than 36 hours after saying at his weekly press conference that he told his players last week to treat everyone like they had the coronavirus and to be careful when they interacted with others because of the ease at which the virus is transferred, Stephen F. Austin head foo…
NACOGDOCHES — With some last-minute changes, the Stephen F. Austin football team went into their open date one week early as there were some COVID-19 concerns with the Angelo State football team.
NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) — Trae Self threw two touchdown passes and Stephen F. Austin won its home opener, beating Division II West Texas A&M 34-6 on Saturday.
NACOGDOCHES — A Stephen F. Austin football team that has waged war at the NCAA Division I FCS level for the past three games will finally take on a foe that is more to its liking Saturday afternoon when the ’Jacks host NCAA DII West Texas A&M Saturday at Homer Bryce Stadium.
In two short seasons, Angelina College head men’s basketball coach Nick Wade has created quite the stir. People in the upper echelons of college basketball are beginning to take notice.
NACOGDOCHES — Despite “playing up” against a pair of NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) opponents in their opening two games of the season, the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks might see that level of competition increase a bit when they play their third game of the 2020 season this week.
NACOGDOCHES — The Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks will battle a SFA alum today when East Texan Jeff Traylor brings his UT-San Antonio Roadrunners to the field for a 2 p.m. matchup with the ‘Jacks inside the Alamodome in San Antonio.
NACOGDOCHES — SFA men’s basketball head coach Kyle Keller announced on Tuesday the promotions of two of his coaching staff to elevated positions ahead of the 2020-21 season, as well as the appointment of a new video coordinator.
NACOGDOCHES — Building a college football program takes time, but in the first contest of year two of the process under head coach Colby Carthel, there is now a light shining at the end of the tunnel for the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks.
Battling the University of Texas-El Paso in the first meeting between the two programs, the FCS Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks challenged the FBS opponent, leading 14-3 in the second quarter. But the ’Jacks lost their momentum — and the lead — before the half and never could overcome the Mine…
NACOGDOCHES — It’s been a strange year and only promises to become more strange as the fourth quarter of it begins because of the COVID-19 pandemic affects. But the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks are set to do whatever it takes to get on the football field as many times as they can this fall.
FRISCO — The Stephen F. Austin State University baseball team has been named the 2020 Keeper of the Game Team of the Year, the foundation announced Tuesday. The Lumberjacks, led by head coach Johnny Cardenas, are the inaugural winners of the award.
John King spent two years as part of Angelina College head baseball coach Jeff Livin’s pitching staff, taking the mound at Roadrunner Field in 2014 and 2015. King cemented his AC legacy during the 2015 regional tournament, when he tossed a complete-game shutout over a high-powered San Jacint…
NACOGDOCHES — With five games on the hastily created 2020 schedule thus far, the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks broke training camp this week, began working their way around Category 4 Hurricane Laura and will continue working toward their season opener on Sept. 5, when they travel to the Uni…
While each of the previous 12 versions of the Guy Davis Golf Tournament has been important for Angelina College athletics programs, the 2020 version may have been the most important of all those events.
FRISCO — In light of the ongoing situation regarding COVID-19 and the questions regarding the fall sports season, the Southland Conference Board of Governors has agreed that conference competition for the fall season will be postponed. The decision includes the immediate postponement of all …
The start of the Big 12 Conference’s college football season will move forward as scheduled, conference officials said Wednesday, meaning four major Texas football programs are one step closer to playing this fall.
NACOGDOCHES — Today could be a day of monumental decisions concerning the fall student-athletes in the Southland Conference and their fans as the universities’ presidents meet to hear recommendations that were decided Tuesday from the league’s athletic directors.
President Donald Trump on Monday joined a U.S. senator and a number of coaches calling to save the college football season from a pandemic-forced shutdown as supporters pushed the premise that the players are safer because of their sport.
NACOGDOCHES — The COVID-19 pandemic forced a serious southern turn in college sports in mid-March when the NCAA made a nation-wide decision to cancel the NCAA men’s and women’s basketball championships and then the championships of all spring sports.
SFA men’s basketball assistant coaches Jeremy Cox and Wade Mason were recognized as two of the Southland Conference’s Top Five Assistants by Jeff Goodman, a national basketball analyst and insider for Watchstadium.com.
The current pandemic may have put a damper on Angelina College athletics programs for the next full academic season, but supporters are already gearing up and preparing for the teams’ returns in the fall of 2021.
NACOGDOCHES — Colby Carthel is a planner. He doesn’t go for the ‘get rich quick’ schemes. He plans for the long haul. He knows what it takes to build a winner and he has the patience to get it done. He’s proven he can do it.
FRISCO — Defending Southland Conference football co-champion Central Arkansas is the choice of the league’s coaches and sports information directors to again finish atop the SLC standings this season as the Bears received 12 of a possible 22 first-place votes and 190 points to win the league…
FRISCO — The Southland Conference has decided to push back the start date for the fall sports season of competition to Sept. 1, effective immediately. This includes all soccer and volleyball competitions, including scrimmages, exhibitions and countable matches. Beginning Sept. 1, each instit…
As several Angelina College athletes search for new places to continue their playing careers, one Roadrunner is set to take his next step at one of the most prestigious baseball programs in the nation.
The Southland Conference Football Media Day proceeded as planned — although virtual — and Commissioner Tom Burnett emphasized in his opening statement that plans are to have a fall intercollegiate football schedule for 2020 as well.
FRISCO — Defending Southland Conference football co-champion Central Arkansas is the choice of the league’s coaches and sports information directors to again finish atop the SLC standings this season.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) recently announced the seventh annual Team Academic Excellence Awards, recognizing the top performing basketball teams in the realm of academics.
NACOGDOCHES — Stephen F. Austin sophomore Xavier Gipson was the lone Lumberjack to represent the football team when the 2020 Southland Conference Football Preseason All-Conference teams were announced on Wednesday.
Angelina College officials announced on Monday that all intercollegiate athletic programs are suspended for the upcoming 2020-21 seasons because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) on Friday released its list All-Academic honors, and once again the Angelina College softball team landed among those mentioned.
Angelina College has announced the suspension of the fall 2020 soccer season because of the ongoing risks associated with COVID-19. The announcement includes both the women’s and men’s programs, with hopes of resuming action in the fall of 2021.
NACOGDOCHES — SFA baseball and director of athletics Ryan Ivey recently announced the addition of an indoor pitching lab to the SFA Baseball facility. The 4,800-square-foot indoor space will provide a space for SFA pitchers to improve their craft and is set to be ready in time for the 2021 season.
NACOGDOCHES — With the 2020 college football season still very much in question because of the continuing spread of the COVID-19 virus, Stephen F. Austin athletes returned to campus on Monday to begin summer voluntary workouts.
NACOGDOCHES — A total of 143 SFA student-athletes were recognized as part of the Southland Conference Spring 2020 Commissioner’s Honor Roll, according to a release from the conference office on Monday.
The Angelina College Roadrunner baseball program has established itself as a pipeline for players seeking to advance to the next level, including those at the university levels and the major leagues. With several former Roadrunners on current MLB rosters, AC Baseball is a proven source of lo…
NACOGDOCHES —The 2020-21 athletic year will be remembered as the start of a new era at SFA Athletics. In the spirit of launching a refreshed identity, the Purple Lights Fund is excited to announce the 110% PLF Renewal Campaign.
SAN MARCOS (AP) — Texas State ordered an investigation Friday into a former basketball player’s allegations of racist remarks by coach Danny Kaspar.
Former Lufkin Panthers’ standout Haylen Green continued to make waves at the next level as he was named a second-team All-American by Collegiate Baseball earlier this week.
NACOGDOCHES — Countless women’s basketball teams all across the country were deeply frustrated and saddened in mid-March when the NCAA called a halt to their 2020 search for a title and/or long playoff run. No team felt that disappointment more than the Stephen F. Austin Ladyjacks.
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