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Nacogdoches Crime Stoppers has offered a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrests or indictments of two men who robbed a restaurant at gunpoint.

Stephen F. Austin State University will receive a $2.5 million grant to fund its Center for Applied Research and Rural Innovation to promote business development and workforce training efforts, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced Thursday.

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We’d all like to forget much of what happened over the past year. But, as the old saying goes, “Whatever doesn’t kill you, makes you stronger.” Hopefully we’re all stronger heading into the 2021-22 school year, but with some schools and teams already being hit by COVID-19 and its variants, t…

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It was a strong weekend for Nacogdoches area baseball teams, as Garrison and Central Heights swept their respective Class 2A Region III Area series’, while the Alto Yellowjackets battled back to win the final two games of their three-game series to advance to the 2A Regional Quarterfinals.

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With No. 3-ranked Garrison trailing Cushing 2-1 in the bottom of the sixth inning and the squads entrenched in a pitchers’ dual at Dragon Field Saturday, Bulldog head coach Dempsey Compton decided it might not be pretty, but his team was going to play small-ball and try to grab the playoff win.

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Garrison recorded its first boys basketball playoff win since 2001 on Tuesday night, as the No. 10-ranked Bulldogs took an 18-13 lead over Carlisle at the end of the first quarter and slowly built momentum for a 65-48 victory in a Class 2A Region III Bi-District matchup inside the Rusk High …

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In order to prepare ’Jack Nation for the imminent start of the 2020-21 seasons of Lumberjack and Ladyjack Basketball, SFA and the Purple Lights Fund will partner to put on a virtual ’Jack Madness event on Tuesday. The event will take place inside William R. Johnson Coliseum but has been move…

The Stephen F. Austin soccer team posted their second and third straight shutouts over the weekend, topping Southland Conference opponents, Abilene Christian, 2-0, on Friday and Incarnate Word, 1-0, on Sunday.

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Stephen F. Austin head women’s soccer coach Anthony Minatta announced this week the addition of four spring transfer additions to the Lumberjack soccer program, which will bolster the team’s ranks heading into the 2021 fall season.

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The Alto Yellowjackets may have dodged the rain, but they steamrolled the Centerville Tigers, 10-4, in Game 1 of a Class 2A Region III Quarterfinal best-of-three series Thursday night in Madisonville.

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HOUSTON — The Stephen F. Austin Lumberjack soccer team trailed three times in Thursday night’s road tilt against the University of Houston, and yet each time they rose to the occasion with equalizing goals before finding a go-ahead goal of their own in the 86th minute. A late equalizer by th…

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LAKE CHARLES, La. — The Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks made a huge jump in the Southland Conference standings over the weekend, stretching their current winning streak to five games with a four-game sweep of the league-leading McNeese Cowboys.

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CANCUN, Mexico — The Stephen F. Austin Lumberjack basketball team improved to 4-1 on the young season, as they took down the University of Buffalo Bulls, 79-78, in Hard Rock Arena Tuesday night in SFA’s second game of the Cancun Challenge.

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ABILENE — The Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks (20-31, 17-22 SLC) completed the 2021 campaign on a high note, with a 9-3 road victory over Abilene Christian on Saturday at Crutcher Scott Field.

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The Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks completed their final home series with a 3-1 series win over rival Northwestern State Demons over the weekend. After claiming the opener, 8-3, on Friday, the 'Jacks split Saturday's twinbill, winning 9-4 and losing 5-4. They wrapped up the weekend with a 7-2…

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Junior southpaw Angelo Gennari (2-2) logged seven scoreless innings on the hill for the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks on Thursday, limiting Incarnate Word (10-9, 7-6 SLC) to just one hit, while fanning 10 for SFA’s sixth straight Southland Conference triumph with a 14-0 blanking of the Cardi…

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Stephen F. Austin men’s basketball head coach Kyle Keller has announced the addition of big man Jonathan Aku, a transfer from Texas A&M. Aku, a 6-10 forward who hails from Kaduna, Nigeria, played in 48 games across two seasons for the Aggies.

For the final time before making the highly anticipated move to the Western Athletic Conference (WAC), Stephen F. Austin football players were well-represented on the Southland All-Conference selections, as well as the Southland Conference All-Academic teams.

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After posting the fourth-best winning percentage in men’s college basketball (44-8, .846) the past two seasons and having no postseason trips to show for it, don’t be surprised if the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks play like they have a chip on their collective shoulder this season.

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Facing the only only unbeaten squad in the Southland Conference chase thus far, the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks overcame an early second-half lead by Sam Houston, using a career-day by senior David Kachelries to push past the arch-rival Bearkats, 78-68, Sunday in a nationally-broadcast gam…

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CORPUS CHRISTI — After dropping the first three games of their Southland Conference weekend series against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks salvaged the finale on Sunday, posting a 5-3 victory.

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A little home cooking was what the Stephen F. Austin soccer team needed over the weekend as the Lumberjacks used a pair of second-half goals Sunday to top Prairie View A&M, 2-0, to improve their home mark to 2-1.

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A pair of 1-0 home wins against UT-Rio Grande Valley and Lamar — including a final-minute goal against the Cardinals — over the weekend for the Stephen F. Austin soccer team moved the Lumberjacks within one win of their first Western Athletic Conference Southwest Division title, as the ‘Jack…

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Scoring the most points in program history since the 2011 season on Senior Day on Sunday, the Stephen F. Austin Ladyjacks completed a sweep through a Western Athletic Conference weekend with a pair of impressive wins to remain in first place in the WAC’s Southwest Division standings, opening…

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EDINBURG — The Stephen F. Austin volleyball team handled the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley in four sets on Saturday in the UTRGV Fieldhouse to earn its first ever win as a Western Athletic Conference program, 3-1. SFA took the opening set by a 25-21 score, fell 25-14 in the second se…

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It’s been seven years since a Stephen F. Austin football team has advanced to the FCS playoffs. It’s a pretty good bet that drought will be over this season if the Lumberjacks pick up a convincing win over 2-8 Lamar on Saturday in Beaumont to finish the regular season at 8-3.

Daymond John is an award-winning entrepreneur who founded FUBU, a streetwear fashion brand that to this day has garnered more than $6 billion in product sales worldwide. But as big as FUBU is now, it all started out with a detail as small as a stitch. His mother taught him how to sew, a skil…

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DENVER, CO — Just a week after announcing the addition of new members Stephen F. Austin, Sam Houston State, Lamar and Abilene Christian, and in the wake of the news that the “Texas Four” would be leaving the Southland Conference ahead of schedule, the WAC announced that the four institutions…

Dr. Jennifer Arnold, medical director for the Simulation Center at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla., and television personality on TLC’s docu-drama “The Little Couple” will headline the 2018 installment of the Archie McDonald speaker series at SFA.

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The board of Nacogdoches Memorial hospital met in emergency session Thursday to renew the contract of its cardiac laboratory director and the expiring privileges of several physicians before canceling meetings for the foreseeable future over concerns about the spread of COVID-19.

The catastrophic Texas blackout was a wider failure than the state’s power grid, which teetered on the brink of an even bigger collapse during a freeze that knocked out electricity to 4 million customers, energy executives told legislators this week.

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At least one person was killed and three others were injured in a shooting Sunday morning west of Nacogdoches.

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SFA Director of Athletics Ryan Ivey, in conjunction with the J-Association, has announced the 10-member class of 2021 that is set to be inducted into the SFA Athletics J-Association Hall of Fame this year. The class features four members of the SFA football program, two apiece from men’s bas…

A Nacogdoches teen accused of killing a 72-year-old woman was held in lieu of $2 million bail Tuesday afternoon

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The Nacogdoches Film Festival kicked off Thursday with a screenings of the feature competition winner and the 2016 SFA summer feature film.

“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: the old has gone, the new is here!” 2 Corinthians 5:17

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Following what other districts have done during this COVID-19 pandemic, which ended the UIL spring season before most teams reached district play, the coaches in District 23-2A got together and named the All-Senior Baseball Team for the league last week.

While Nacogdoches High School seniors Haris Hashim, Israel Ocampo and Arya Vyas didn’t seem particularly concerned Thursday when called to the principal’s office, none of the three NHS students knew why.