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With the complex move of Stephen F. Austin, Sam Houston State, Lamar and Abilene Christian, along with Southern Utah, to the Western Athletic Conference, there are a number of questions that arise. Here are some common questions about the move and their answers.

NACOGDOCHES – Stephen F. Austin State University and the school’s athletic department made a bold statement for its future with the official announcement this week it will join the Western Athletic Conference for the 2021-2022 academic year and beyond.

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NACOGDOCHES — The Western Athletic Conference reportedly will announce that SFA and four other conference schools in Texas are joining its league, according to multiple published reports..

NACOGDOCHES — Last summer the NCAA handed down numerous penalties to the Stephen F. Austin Athletics Department for violations committed and not corrected back in 2014 and subsequent APR violations. One of those penalties was that the Lumberjack basketball program was to be banned from posts…

Former Lufkin Lady Panthers’ standout Natasha Mack continued her standout season for the Oklahoma State Cowgirls as she recorded the second triple-double in the program’s history in a 78-53 win over TCU in Fort Worth Wednesday night.

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NACOGDOCHES — It’s been a season of stuttering and change for the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks ... nothing like how things went for them last season in their 28-3 campaign.

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NACOGDOCHES — After playing the maximum number of non-conference games and earning eight wins in 10 contests — including all five at home — the Stephen F. Austin Ladyjacks hope they can continue their roll into Southland Conference action this weekend when they return from Christmas break to…

FRISCO — Stephen F. Austin’s Zya Nugent is the Southland Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week, the league announced Monday.

Former Lufkin Panthers’ standout Haylen Green is set for a grand finale at TCU as he was recently named a first-team All-American by Collegiate Baseball.

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The 2020 pandemic may have forced the Angelina College Roadrunner baseball team to sit out its spring 2021 season, but as always, the team is still looking to add players ready to hit the field running in the fall of 2021.

NACOGDOCHES — The SFA men’s basketball program will pause team activities as a result of COVID-19 protocols, SFA Athletics announced on Tuesday afternoon.

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The 2020 pandemic may have forced the Angelina College Roadrunners baseball team to sit out its spring 2021 season, but as always, the team is still looking to add players ready to hit the field running in the fall of 2021.

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NACOGDOCHES — Former Stephen F. Austin shooting guard Kevon Harris has signed a free agent contract with the reigning NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers, according to various reports. Ben Stinar of Forbes is reporting that Harris’ agent Billy Davis told him, according to AmicoHoopsnews.com.

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After holding their own for the first 42 minutes of their fourth game of the year against an FBS opponent, the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks were still in the ballgame against Memphis, trailing 20-14 late in the third quarter.

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UNCASVILLE, CT — The SFA basketball team pulled out of the MTE Tournament at the Mohegan Sun Casino this week due to a positive test by a support staff member traveling with the team.

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NACOGDOCHES — The Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks are finishing the 2020 season this week like they began it, as a young squad that is optimistic, tangling with an FBS opponent for the fourth time in 10 games.

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NACOGDOCHES — SFA men’s basketball head coach Kyle Keller announced the addition of Coban Porter for the Lumberjacks on Monday as part of the early signing day period. Porter will join the Lumberjacks after finishing his playing career this season at Link Year Prep, where he has averaged 13.…

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NACOGDOCHES — SFA volleyball head coach Debbie Humphreys announced last week the signing of a four-woman class for the 2021 season. Three of the newest Ladyjacks are in-state recruits, while a fourth hails from Florida. All four will suit up for the defending Southland Conference Champions n…

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ATLANTA — Former Lufkin Lady Panther and Angelina College Roadrunner Natasha Mack was named to the Women’s Jersey Mike’s Naismith Trophy Watch List as announced by the Atlanta Tipoff Club. The award is presented annually to the women’s player of the year.

NACOGDOCHES — After holding Eastern Kentucky to 214 total yards a week ago — including only 30 yards on the ground — the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks will be out to stretch their five-game winning streak in their home finale against Pittsburg State (Kansas) this weekend.

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Oklahoma State’s Natasha Mack has been named one of 20 watch list candidates for the 2021 Katrina McClain Award by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association.

In order to prepare ‘Jack Nation for the imminent start of the 2020-21 seasons of Lumberjack and Ladyjack Basketball, SFA and the Purple Lights Fund will partner to put on a virtual ‘Jack Madness event Tuesday. The event will take place inside William R. Johnson Coliseum but has been moved t…

NACOGDOCHES — The SFA Lumberjacks basketball team released its full 2020-21 schedule on Wednesday afternoon. The 27-game schedule features 10 non-conference matchups in addition to the 16-game SLC slate.

NACOGDOCHES — A maturing, but still young, Stephen F. Austin football team will go on the road for a contest that Lumberjack head coach Colby Carthel says will be treated like a “playoff game” today when SFA takes its four-game winning streak to Richmond, Kentucky, to take on FCS foe Eastern…

NACOGDOCHES — The SFA Ladyjacks released their 2020-21 schedule on Wednesday afternoon, signaling the return of basketball to Nacogdoches. The 26-game schedule features 10 non-conference matchups in addition to a 16-game SLC slate.

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CLEVELAND — Both the Diboll Lady ’Jacks and the Anderson-Shiro Lady Owls boasted some pretty hard hitters in their lineup, but on Tuesday, the Owls’ shots were the ones finding the floor most often.

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NACOGDOCHES — The Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks and head coach Colby Carthel are calling Saturday’s 35-32 thrilling overtime win over Abilene Christian the “unofficial Southland Conference championship game’” as it is the only 2020 contest between two league schools. Despite the fact that SF…

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NACOGDOCHES — The Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks will roll into Arlington’s Globe Life Park (former home of the Texas Rangers) for the first collegiate football game played at that venue when they square off with Southland Conference opponent Abilene Christian this weekend.

IRVING — Oklahoma State’s Natasha Mack was one of 10 players named to the preseason All-Big 12 women’s basketball team as announced by the league office earlier this week.

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.

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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 — 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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NACOGDOCHES — There’s no doubt that the 2020 season for the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks will be like no other in the history of the program.

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NACOGDOCHES — The SFA Lumberjacks have been busy putting together their 2020 fall schedule as they recently added four opponents to their slate.

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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.

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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 …

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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.