It’s never too early to get a youngster dreaming big when it comes to basketball.
Angelina College this summer will offer a Future Dribblers league for boys ages 5-13, with games taking place on the AC campus. The season will run June 10 through July 25, with games taking place each Tuesday and Thursday night from 5-8:30 p.m.
The cost is $40 per child, with a $20 late fee applied. The cost includes the team jersey. Please make all checks out to Angelina College C/O Athletics, Future Dribblers (3500 S. First St, Lufkin, Texas, 75904.
Registration is taking place now, with a draft scheduled for June 1.
The league is looking for both players and coaches. Those interested may contact Angelina College assistant men’s basketball Zac Kircher at 936-633-5285 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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