|Lone Star Conference|
|Classification||NCAA Division II|
|Sports fielded||16 (8 men's, 8 women's)|
|States||3 - New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas|
The Lone Star Conference (or LSC) is a College Athletic Conference affiliated with the NCAA’s Division II. Member institutions are located in the southwestern United States, with schools in New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. The conference was formed in 1931 when the five charter members withdrew from the old Texas Intercollegiate Athletic Association. For scheduling purposes, the conference is divided into two divisions--North and South--in some sports.
Former members (and years of membership, when known) include Harding (1995-2000; left for Gulf South), Howard Payne (now in American Southwest), Houston (1946-48; left for Gulf Coast Conference, now in Conference USA), Lamar (now in Southland), McMurry University (now in American Southwest), North Texas State (1931-48, left for Gulf Coast Conference, now in Sun Belt), Ouachita Baptist (1997-99; left for Gulf South Conference), Sam Houston State (1931-83; left for Gulf Star Conference, now in Southland), Southwest Texas State (1931-87; left for Gulf Star Conference, now in Southland), Stephen F. Austin (1931-83; Gulf Star Conference, now in Southland), Sul Ross State (now in American Southwest), and Trinity (now in SCAC).
|Abilene Christian University||Abilene, Texas||1906||Private/Church of Christ||4,800||1973|
|Angelo State University||San Angelo, Texas||1926||Public||6,308||1968|
|Cameron University||Lawton, Oklahoma||1908||Public||5,482||1988|
|University of Central Oklahoma||Edmond, Oklahoma||1890||Public||15,000||1987|
|East Central University||Ada, Oklahoma||1909||Public||4,571||1995|
|Eastern New Mexico University||Portales, New Mexico||1934||Public||3,400||1984|
|Midwestern State University||Wichita Falls, Texas||1922||Public||6,500||1995|
|Northeastern State University||Tahlequah, Oklahoma||1851||Public||9,850||1995|
|Southeastern Oklahoma State University||Durant, Oklahoma||1909||Public||4,000||1995|
|Southwestern Oklahoma State University||Weatherford, Oklahoma||1901||Public||4,250||1995|
|Tarleton State University||Stephenville, Texas||1899||Public||6,000||1968|
|Texas A&M University-Commerce||Commerce, Texas||1889||Public||8,512||1931|
|Texas A&M University-Kingsville||Kingsville, Texas||1925||Public||6,518||1954|
|Texas Woman's University||Denton, Texas||1901||Public||11,353||1989|
|West Texas A&M University||Canyon, Texas||1910||Public||7,273||1986|
|School||Football stadium||Capacity||Basketball arena||Capacity||Baseball stadium||Capacity|
|Abilene-Christian||Shotwell Stadium||15,000||Moody Coliseum||4,600||Crutcher Scott Field||4,000|
|Angelo State||San Angelo Stadium||17,500||Stephens Arena||6,500||Foster Field||4,200|
|Cameron||Non-football School||N/A||Aggie Gym||1,600||McCord Field||1,200|
|Central Oklahoma||Wantland Stadium||10,000||Hamilton Field House||3,000||Bronco Field||Info Needed|
|East Central||Norris Field||5,000||Kerr Activities Center||4,000||Info Needed||Info Needed|
|Eastern New Mexico||Greyhound Stadium||5,200||Greyhound Arena||4,800||Info Needed||Info Needed|
|Midwestern State||Memorial Stadium||14,500||Gerald Stockton Court||5,200||Non-Baseball||N/A|
|Northeastern State||Gable Field||12,000||Dobbins Fieldhouse||1,200||Info Needed||Info Needed|
|Southeastern Oklahoma||Paul Laird Field||9,000||Bloomer Sullivan Gym||2,000||The Ballpark in Durant||Info Needed|
|Southwestern Oklahoma||Milam Stadium||4,000||Rankin Williams Fieldhouse||2,400||Info Needed||Info Needed|
|Tarleton State||Memorial Stadium||5,284||Wisdom Gymnasium||3,212||Cecil Ballow Baseball Complex||550|
|Texas A&M-Commerce||Memorial Stadium||10,000||Texas A&M-Commerce Field House||5,000||Non-baseball||NA|
|Texas A&M-Kingsville||Javelina Stadium||15,000||Steinke Physical Education Center||4,000||Nolan Ryan Field||4,000|
|Texas Women's||Non-Football School||N/A||Kitty Magee Arena||1,000||Non-Baseball||N/A|
|West Texas A&M||Kimbrough Memorial Stadium||20,000||First United Bank Center||4,800||Potter County Memorial Stadium||7,000|
The LSC sponsors intercollegiate competition in men’s baseball, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s golf, men’s football, men’s and women’s soccer, women’s softball, men’s and women's tennis, men’s and women’s track and field, women’s volleyball.
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