Angelina College, Lufkin Coaches Teaming up for Youth Basketball Camp Open to Girls, Boys; Camp Runs July 15-17

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Angelina College and Lufkin High School basketball coaches will team up for a youth summer camp scheduled to run July 15-17 at Shands Gymnasium on the AC campus.

The Roadrunner and Lady Roadrunner basketball programs will host the camp, which is open to girls and boys ages 8-13. The camp will focus on teaching youngsters the fundamentals, drills and skills necessary to grow their game skills.

The sessions will run from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m., with drop-off time at 7:45 a.m. Campers are asked to wear basketball shorts and shoes appropriate for gym work.

Cost for the camp is $40 per player. Lunches are available for $20 for the week; campers may purchase snacks with money deposited in their “lunch banks.” Any unused money will be returned at the end of the camp. To register, contact Angelina College’s Community Services at ecampbell@angelina.edu, call (936) 633-5206 or register in person at AC’s Community Services Building in Room 101. For camp information, contact Randy McKelvey at rmckelvey@angelina.edu or Nick Wade at nwade@angelina.edu.

The e-mail address for AC’s Sports Information Director is gstallard@angelina.edu.

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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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