How four Texas university systems are pitching themselves as the best new home for Stephen F. Austin State University
The SFA Board of Regents is expected to decide whether to join a system before the end of the semester. The Texas A&M, Texas State, Texas Tech and University of Texas systems have all expressed interest in adding the Nacogdoches school to their folds.
Conspiracy theorists and 16-hour days: Inside the stress elections officials face ahead of the midterms
Running elections in Texas has never been easy. But since 2020, the scrutiny elections administrators face has grown — even in small Republican-controlled counties that former President Donald Trump carried.
UTRGV baseball wins regular season finale
Listen insteadUTRGV REPORTSThe UTRGV baseball team scored four runs during the ninth to come from behind and beat the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks 5-2 to close out the regular season on Saturday at Jaycees Field in Nacogdoches. Chris Mondesi followed with an RBI single to tie the game and then Raul Ortega hit a go-ahead RBI single. After a fielder’s choice put runners on the corners with two outs, the Vaqueros took advantage of three wild pitches to score Mondesi and Ortega to make the score 5-2. The Vaqueros (32-23, 17-13 WAC) scored their first run during the seventh as with one out, Hirsh singled to left. Crawford took off for second, and when the throw went through, Clayton Loranger stole home to make the score 2-0.myrgv.com
UTRGV baseball win series opener against Stephen F. Austin
Listen insteadUTRGV REPORTSThe UTRGV baseball team beat the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks 9-5 on Thursday at Jaycees Field in Nacogdoches. Rojas went 2-for-3 with a triple, two walks, an RBI and a run scored. Lopez finished 2-for-5 with a double, an RBI and a run scored. With Pimentel at first and two outs during the first, Cain hit an RBI triple and Rojas followed with an RBI single to make the score 2-0. UTRGV and Stephen F. Austin play the middle game of their three-game series at 6:30 p.m. tonight.myrgv.com
Stephen F. Austin State University president Scott Gordon steps down months after a salary bump angered the campus community
The Board of Regents backed. Gordon last year despite a vote of no confidence from faculty. Six months later, the board reversed course. It Sunday that it was in everyone’s “best interest” to part ways and appointed an interim president.
UTRGV women’s basketball spoils SFA’s perfect WAC record
The UTRGV women’s basketball team upset the Western Athletic Conference’s No. Sophomore Sara Bershers finished with 16 points, 10 rebounds, four 3-pointers, three steals and one block. Aiyana Johnson led SFA (26-4, 17-1 WAC) with 20 points, 12 rebounds and three steals. Sturdivant knocked down back-to-back 3-pointers to put UTRGV up by seven at the start of the fourth quarter. SFA’s Johnson was fouled on a putback attempt but missed the ensuing free throws to secure the victory for UTRGV.myrgv.com
Austin is known for cool hotels, but Nacogdoches' Fredonia Hotel is a hidden gem
Austin is known for cool hotels, but Nacogdoches' Fredonia Hotel is a hidden gem Get off the grid to this hip midcentury modern hotelThe Fredonia Hotel first opened its doors to the public on April 1 , 1955. Photo: Fredonia Hotel Photo: Fredonia Hotel Image 1 of / 97 Caption Close Austin is known for cool hotels, but Nacogdoches' Fredonia Hotel is a hidden gem 1 / 97 Back to GalleryA midcentury modern boutique hotel is not quite what you would expect to find off the beaten path in Nacogdoches, the oldest town in Texas. The beauty of the Fredonia Hotel is rooted in its rich historic origins. Some of the noted celebs who have taken rest and refuge at The Fredonia Hotel include Amy Schumer, Farrah Fawcett, Elvis Presley, and Colonel Sanders. According to the hotel's Texas history milestones, builders sold stock in the hotel to town residents at $50 a share.chron.com