Tarleton State Texans and TexAnns
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|Tarleton State Texans and TexAnns|
|University||Tarleton State University|
|Conference||Lone Star Conference|
|Athletic director||Lonn Reisman|
|Football stadium||Memorial Stadium|
|Basketball arena||Wisdom Gym|
|Baseball stadium||Cecil Ballow Baseball Complex|
|Colors||Purple and White
The Tarleton State Texans and TexAnns are the athletic teams that represent Tarleton State University of Stephenville, Texas in NCAA Division II intercollegiate sports. Before Tarleton State became a four-year institution in 1961, they were known as the "Plowboys". The Texans (men's teams) and TexAnns (women's teams) compete as members of the Lone Star Conference for all 12 varsity sports. Tarleton State re-joined the Lone Star Conference in 1995 after having previously participated from 1968 to 1975. They were a founding member of the Texas Intercollegiate Athletic Association (TIAA) in 1976 and remained in that league until 1990. From 1991 to 1994 Tarleton played as an Independent.
The football team plays at Memorial Stadium. The baseball team plays at Cecil Ballow Baseball Complex. The softball team plays at the Tarleton Softball Complex. The basketball and volleyball teams play at Wisdom Gym.
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