The Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) announced the Class of 2021 for the Texas High School Basketball Hall of Fame. OLLU is proud of Women’s Basketball Head Coach Stacy Stephens for her selection to this year’s class. Stephens will be honored during the induction ceremony that will take place Saturday, May 15, 2021, in San Antonio.
Carl Allen, Bill Doty, Erin Grant, Buddy Hawkins, Ken Loyd, Samantha Morrow and Robert Zamora will join Stephens. “These players and coaches in the Class of 2021 are among the best of the best,” said TABC Executive Director Rick Sherley. “They exemplify excellence both on and off the court, resulting in positive impacts on their school and Texas high school basketball.”
Stephens had a stellar high school career. She played at Winnsboro High School in Winnsboro, Texas, where she led the Lady Raiders to three consecutive State Tournament appearances in 1998, 1999 and 2000. This included two State Championships in 1999 and 2000. Stephens was named All-State three times and All-State Tournament three consecutive years.
At OLLU, Stephens joined the women’s basketball staff in 2017 as assistant coach, and she was promoted to head coach in 2019. She guided the team to a NAIA National Tournament berth in 2018, and the Saints finished out their season in the semifinals of the NAIA National Tournament – the best finish for any team at OLLU.
More Information about TABC, the Texas High School Basketball Hall of Fame and the TABC Clinic is available at www.tabchoops.org.