NTCC Eagles Athletics gears up for 2019-2020

By: Justin Hargrove, NTCC Assistant Athletic Director


The athletic teams at Northeast Texas Community College are back in action for the 2019-2020 season. The Eagles Soccer teams returned to campus August 5 to begin preseason workouts and will begin conference play this week. The NTCC soccer teams have student athletes from all over the globe this season and are looking to build off the success of last year’s teams. Dean Johnson will take over the Women’s team as head coach in addition to remaining the head men’s coach. Coach Leah Stringer returns to the sidelines with the addition of James Quinn to the staff as well. 


Baseball, Softball, and Rodeo teams have all returned to campus as well with the start of classes this week. The teams will immediately begin fall workouts in preparation for the upcoming season. 


Head Softball Coach Jessica Keith will take the field with new assistant coach, Kallee Wilkins, and 17 young women this fall. The Eagles return four players from last year to provide leadership for the new Eagle players as they look to advance to post-season play.


NTCC Baseball will hit the field this fall with 42 young men looking to return to the Regional tournament. Head Coach Andy Morgan and assistant coach Shane Segovia return to the Eagle staff along with new assistant coach, Sean Stacy.


Rodeo will kick off the fall season soon under the direction of Skylar Hunnicutt. NTCC will host a home rodeo at Elite Western Arena October 18 and 19. The Eagle Rodeo team will compete in ten National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association Southern Region Rodeos this year. 


For up to date schedules please visit www.ntcceagles.com. Come on out this season and check out NTCC Eagle Athletics.