College basketball’s regular season is right around the corner, and the Angelina College Roadrunners can’t wait to meet their fans.
The ‘Runners will host an Orange vs. White scrimmage at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 13 at Shands Gymnasium. Fans will get the opportunity to witness in action the 2018-2019 version of the AC squad under first-year head coach Nick Wade.
There will be a bounce house and popcorn available to ensure the event pleases fans of every age.
The Roadrunners’ roster this season features plenty of new faces along with several players with local ties. Riley Dewitz (Central HS), Kaleb Parks (Center HS) and Kenan Jackson and Cameron Hart of Lufkin HS will be on the floor Saturday.
For further information, contact the AC Athletics office at (936) 633-5282.
The e-mail address for AC’s Sports Information Director is 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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