Angelina College Basketball Holding Tryouts for Future Roadrunners



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Angelina College’s Kevin Norman finishes off a dunk during a 2018 game. The Roadrunner basketball staff is hosting a tryout for potential players on Saturday, April 14 at Shands Gymnasium on the AC campus. (Gary Stallard/AC Press photo)

Angelina College head men’s basketball coach Kyle Manary and his staff want to get a look at the local talent by offering a tryout for prospective collegiate players.

AC will host a tryout camp from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 14 at Shands Gymnasium on the Angelina College campus.

The fee is $30 for each athlete.

Manary said he and the staff will be evaluating all skills and positions in the camp, giving players the potential to earn a scholarship or a walk-on position. Campers can find a link to the registration form at For further information, contact AC head coach Kyle Manary at

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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