9780738571805

Stephen F. Austin State University 'Jacks'

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  • ISBN13:

    9780738571805

  • ISBN10:

    0738571806

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-08-31
  • Publisher: Arcadia Pub
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Summary

Stephen F. Austin State University opened its doors in 1923, and its administrators institued intercollegiate athletics almost immediately. Over the next eight decades, the Lumberjacks-team names derived from the area's predominant forest products industries-Practicipated successfully in the Lone Star, Gulf Star, and Southland Conferences. Such outstanding Lumberjacks as James Silas, Mark Moseley, and Jeremiah Trotter have even gone on to sucessful careers in the NBA and NFL. This book offer readers a retropective look at the success of SFA's athletic program, as well as the players, coaches, and fans that led them to victory. Book jacket.

Author Biography

Hardy Meredith and Archie P. McDonald are SFA employees and veteran observers of the school's athletic programs. Meredith has served as SFA's official photographer for 16 years and staff photographer for the Nacogdoches Daily Sentinel for 13 years. McDonald, a member of the school's department of history, has been a member of the University Intercollegiate Athletic Council for nearly three decades.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. 6
Introductionp. 7
Beginningsp. 9
A Middling Time in East Texasp. 29
Coming of Agep. 55
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