AC Softball and Baseball Teams Hosting Halloween Game on Tuesday


Indiana Jones (a.k.a. Angelina College head baseball coach Jeff Livin) made an appearance the last time AC’s baseball team held a Halloween game. AC softball and baseball players will face off in costume at 2 p.m. on Tuesday at the Larry Phillips Family Sports Complex on the AC campus. (Gary Stallard photo)

The last time this happened, the coaches were Indiana Jones and Buddy the Elf, and the leading hitter was Peter Pan.

Angelina College softball and baseball teams will square off on Tuesday for a Halloween Game grudge match. Players and coaches will play while dressed in their favorite Halloween costumes, meaning there’s no way to predict what fans might see.

Game time is 2 p.m. at the Larry Phillips Family Sports Complex on the AC campus.

The e-mail address for AC’s Sports Information Director is


Gary Stallard
Gary Stallard
Sports Information Director Gary Stallard, who also serves as a Liberal Arts Instructor, begins his eleventh season with Angelina College. Following a career as a U.S. Marine, Stallard completed his bachelor’s degree at Stephen F. Austin University, where he majored in English and Journalism. For more than 16 years, he has worked as a sports writer/columnist/photographer for the Lufkin Daily News; he continues to contribute free-lance articles on occasion. Stallard has won several awards for writing, including the Golden Hoops Award for basketball writing in 2003, Regional Sports Writer of the Year in 2004, and the Texas Press Association’s first-place award for column writing in 2007 and in 2014. He has also done basketball, football and baseball radio and live streaming play-by- play and color commentary for an ESPN affiliate. Currently Stallard serves as play-by-play broadcaster for AC basketball, baseball and softball games.

Prior to arriving at Angelina College, Stallard taught English at Lufkin High School for four years. He currently teaches Developmental Writing classes at AC. He and his wife Susan live in Lufkin.

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