If Stephen F. Austin football fans thought the 2020 season was strange, they’ll find the Lumberjacks’ 2021 schedule more of an intrigue, as head coach Colby Carthel and the university announced its ‘21 slate on Thursday, which includes 11 games, including five at Homer Bryce Stadium.
Sometimes it’s the little things that lead to bad outcomes in baseball. That was the case Wednesday night at UFCU Disch Falk Field as the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks pitching put five Texas baserunners on with walks, which were turned into runs in the No. 4-ranked Longhorns’ 9-1 victory.
ATLANTA — Oklahoma State’s Natasha Mack has been named the 2021 WBCA NCAA Division I Defensive Player of the Year it was announced today by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association.
It appeared after two quarters on Sunday afternoon that 12th-seeded Stephen F. Austin was well on its way to being the ‘David’ that knocked off ‘Goliath,’ as the Ladyjacks dominated almost all facets of their NCAA Division I Women’s National Championship first round game against No. 5 Georgi…
SAN ANTONIO — Oklahoma State’s Natasha Mack was named one of four finalists for the Naismith Women’s Defensive Player of the Year Award as announced by the Atlanta Tipoff Club.
NACOGDOCHES — There is little doubt the No. 12-seed Stephen F. Austin Ladyjacks have a “Won and Not Done” mentality going into Sunday’s first round matchup against No. 5-seed and ACC member Georgia Tech when the two square off in the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship.
NACOGDOCHES — Riding the high of a 19-game winning streak, a Southland Conference regular season championship and the title in the league’s postseason tournament, the Stephen F. Austin Ladyjacks have a chance to gain some national attention now that the Women’s Basketball Championship field …
Angelina College head women’s basketball coach Byron Coleman has said his focus in 2021 will be getting back to what makes his teams so dangerous: Havoc-wreaking defense. It’s been a hallmark of every Coleman team since he took over the program.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Oklahoma State power forward and former Lufkin and Angelina College standout Natasha Mack is one of five finalists for the Katrina McClain Power Forward of the Year Award as announced earlier this week by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
ARLINGTON — The SFA Lumberjacks had a remarkable night under the lights at Globe Life Field as they opened the season with a 9-5 win over the No. 25 Oklahoma Sooners.
High school players typically land on recruiters’ radar screens somewhere around their junior seasons. A select few of those talented individuals may earn some attention as sophomores.
NACOGDOCHES — Sometimes the planets just align perfectly for a team, a player and a coach. And let’s not forget a daughter. For the Stephen F. Austin men’s basketball team, that day was Wednesday.
NACOGDOCHES — The SFA men's basketball game against New Orleans scheduled for this weekend has been postponed due to COVID protocols, according to a release from the league office on Thursday afternoon. A makeup date for the game has not been announced.
LOS ANGELES — Oklahoma State’s Natasha Mack was one of 20 players named to the John R. Wooden Award Late Season Watch List announced earlier this week by the Los Angeles Athletic Club.
NACOGDOCHES — As of Monday, the Stephen F. Austin Ladyjacks are receiving votes in the AP Top 25 Poll after a seasonfeaturing a 16-2 record and 8-0 in Southland mark. The AP Poll is voted on by sportswriters and broadcasters across the nation, with a new poll coming out every Monday. This is…
Former Lufkin Lady Panther and Angelina College Lady Roadrunner Natasha Mack continues to draw national attention as she was recently named to the 2021 Naismith Women’s Defensive Player of the Year Watch List earlier this week.
Former Lufkin Panthers’ standout wide receiver Ja’lynn Polk is looking for a new college home after announcing he was entering the transfer portal late Monday afternoon.
DENVER, Colorado — Just a week after announcing the addition of new members Stephen F. Austin, Sam Houston State, Lamar and Abilene Christian and in the wake of the news that the “Texas Four” would be leaving the Southland Conference ahead of schedule, the WAC announced on Thursday morning t…
FRISCO — The Southland Conference Board of Directors has approved a modified schedule format for the 2021 baseball conference season in which member institutions will play 40 league games. Each of the school’s 10 previously scheduled weekend series will expand from a three-game series to fou…
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.…
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…
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.
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.
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…
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.
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