AC Athletics/Gary Stallard
LUFKIN, TX (Press Release)- People should have food for Thanksgiving, and kids should have toys for Christmas.
Those missions are behind the Angelina College basketball teams’ upcoming food and toy drives, with the community invited to share its generous spirit while taking in some college basketball games.
The teams will start Thanksgiving Week. The Roadrunners will take on Arkansas Baptist at 7 p.m. on Monday night, Nov. 21, and the Lady Roadrunners open conference play against Paris College at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 22. In lieu of charging attendance, the teams request that attending fans bring canned goods as donations. The teams then will deliver those goods to Lufkin’s Christian Information Center to ensure as many people as possible have a Thanksgiving meal.
Immediately following Thanksgiving, AC’s Lady Roadrunners and Roadrunners will shift their attention toward Christmas. For three games, the teams ask fans to bring a new, unwrapped toy as the price of admission. Those toys will find their way beneath some deserving child’s tree on Christmas morning.
Those toy-gathering games will be Nov. 30 (Roadrunners hosting Kilgore College, 7:30 p.m.: and Dec. 7 (Lady Roadrunners hosting Bossier Parish College at 5:30 p.m., with the Roadrunners following against Trinity Valley College at 7:30 p.m.).