Lone Star Conference

Last updated
Lone Star Conference
LSC Stacked tm.png
Established1931
Association NCAA
Division Division II
Members18
Sports fielded
  • 18
    • men's: 9
    • women's: 9
Region Southwestern United States
Headquarters Richardson, Texas
CommissionerJay Poerner (since Aug 1, 2014)
Website www.lonestarconference.org
Locations
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The Lone Star Conference (LSC) is a collegiate athletic conference affiliated with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II level. Member institutions are located in the southwestern United States, with schools in Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Arkansas.

Contents

The conference was formed in 1931 when five schools withdrew from the old Texas Intercollegiate Athletic Association. Charter members included East Texas State (now Texas A&M–Commerce), North Texas State (now University of North Texas), Sam Houston State, Southwest Texas State (now Texas State), and Stephen F. Austin. Among the five charter members, only Texas A&M–Commerce remains in Division II and in the conference – the other four charter members moved up to Division I (in football, North Texas and Texas State compete in NCAA Division I FBS, while Stephen F. Austin and Sam Houston compete in NCAA Division I FCS).

The Lone Star Conference operates from the same headquarters complex in the Dallas suburb of Richardson as the American Southwest Conference.

Member schools

Current members

InstitutionLocationFoundedTypeEnrollmentNicknameColorsJoined
Angelo State University San Angelo, Texas 1928 Public 10,447 Rams and Rambelles    1968
University of Arkansas–Fort Smith Fort Smith, Arkansas 1928Public6,713 Lions    2019
Cameron University Lawton, Oklahoma 1908Public5,449 Aggies    1988;
1996
Dallas Baptist University Dallas, Texas 1898 Private 5,500 Patriots      2019
Eastern New Mexico University Portales, New Mexico 1934Public5,574 Greyhounds    1984
Lubbock Christian University Lubbock, Texas 1957Private2,100 Chaparrals and Lady Chaps    2019
Midwestern State University Wichita Falls, Texas 1922Public6,093 Mustangs    1948;
1995
Oklahoma Christian University Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 1950Private2,479 Eagles and Lady Eagles    2019
St. Edward's University Austin, Texas 1885Private5,500 Hilltoppers    2019
St. Mary's University San Antonio, Texas 1852Private4,500 Rattlers    2019
Texas A&M University–Commerce Commerce, Texas 1889Public12,013 Lions    1931
Texas A&M International University Laredo, Texas 1969Public4,298 Dustdevils    2019
Texas A&M University–Kingsville Kingsville, Texas 1925Public8,783 Javelinas    1954
University of Texas Permian Basin Odessa, Texas 1973Public7,628 Falcons    2016
Texas Woman's University Denton, Texas 1901Public12,465 Pioneers    1989
University of Texas at Tyler Tyler, Texas 1971Public5,326 Patriots      2019
West Texas A&M University Canyon, Texas 1910Public10,169 Buffaloes    1986;
1994
Western New Mexico University Silver City, New Mexico 1893Public3,820 Mustangs    2016

Former members

InstitutionLocationFoundedTypeNicknameJoinedLeftCurrent
conference
Abilene Christian University Abilene, Texas 1906 Private Wildcats 19732013 WAC
(NCAA D-I)
University of Central Oklahoma Edmond, Oklahoma 1890 Public Bronchos 19872011 Mid-America
East Central University Ada, Oklahoma 1909Public Tigers 19952011 Great American
Harding University Searcy, Arkansas 1924Private Bisons & Lady Bisons 19952000 Great American
University of Houston Houston, Texas 1927Public Cougars 19451949 The American
(NCAA D-I)
Howard Payne University Brownwood, Texas 1889Private Yellow Jackets 19561987 American Southwest
(NCAA D-III)
University of the Incarnate Word San Antonio, Texas 1881Private Cardinals 20102013 Southland
(NCAA D-I)
Lamar University Beaumont, Texas 1923Public Cardinals 19501965 WAC
(NCAA D-I)
McMurry University Abilene, Texas 1923Private War Hawks 19641972 American Southwest
(NCAA D-III)
University of North Texas Denton, Texas 1890Public Mean Green 19311949 C-USA
(NCAA D-I)
Northeastern State University Tahlequah, Oklahoma 1909Public RiverHawks 19952011 Mid-America
Ouachita Baptist University Arkadelphia, Arkansas 1886Private Tigers 19952000 Great American
Sam Houston State University Huntsville, Texas 1879Public Bearkats 19311984 WAC
(NCAA D-I)
Southeastern Oklahoma State University Durant, Oklahoma 1909Public Savage Storm 19952011 Great American
Southwestern Oklahoma State University Weatherford, Oklahoma 1901Public Bulldogs 19962011 Great American
Stephen F. Austin State University Nacogdoches, Texas 1921Public Lumberjacks and Ladyjacks 19311984 WAC
(NCAA D-I)
Sul Ross State University Alpine, Texas 1917Public Lobos 19501988 American Southwest
(NCAA D-III)
Tarleton State University Stephenville, Texas 1899Public Texans 1968;
1994
1976;
2020
WAC
(NCAA D-I)
Texas State University San Marcos, Texas 1899Public Bobcats 19311984 Sun Belt
(NCAA D-I)
Trinity University San Antonio, Texas 1869Private Tigers 1932;
1946
1934;
1949
Southern Collegiate
(NCAA D-III)

Former affiliate members

InstitutionLocationFoundedNicknameJoinedLeftSportPrimary
conference
Oklahoma Panhandle State University Goodwell, Oklahoma 1909 Aggies 20162017football Sooner
(NAIA)

Membership timeline

Lone Star Conference

 Full member (all sports)  Full member (nonfootball)  Associate member (football-only)  Associate member (sport) 

Membership evolution

Lone Star Conference
Location of Lone Star members: Location dot blue.svg full (football) and Location dot red.svg full (non-football)

Below is a timeline of the conference's history. [1] [2]

Conference sports
SportMen'sWomen's
Baseball Green check.svg
Basketball Green check.svgGreen check.svg
Cross country Green check.svgGreen check.svg
Football Green check.svg
Golf Green check.svgGreen check.svg
Soccer Green check.svgGreen check.svg
Softball Green check.svg
Tennis Green check.svgGreen check.svg
Track and field indoor Green check.svgGreen check.svg
Track and field outdoorGreen check.svgGreen check.svg
Volleyball Green check.svg

Men's sponsored sports by school

SchoolBaseballBasketballCross
country
FootballGolfSoccerTennisTrack
and field
indoor
Track
and field
outdoor
Total
LSC
Sports
Angelo StateGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg6
Arkansas–Fort SmithGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg5
CameronGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg5
Dallas BaptistGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg7
Eastern New MexicoGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg7
Lubbock ChristianGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg7
Midwestern StateGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg5
Oklahoma ChristianGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg7
St. Edward'sGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg5
St. Mary'sGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg5
Texas A&M–CommerceGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg6
Texas A&M InternationalGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg5
Texas A&M–KingsvilleGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg6
Texas–Permian BasinGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg7
UT TylerGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg8
West Texas A&MGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg8
Western New MexicoGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg5
Totals1317158131081010104

Women's sponsored sports by school

SchoolBasketballCross
country
GolfSoccerSoftballTennisTrack
and field
indoor
Track
and field
outdoor
VolleyballTotal
LSC
Sports
Angelo StateGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg9
Arkansas–Fort SmithGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg5
CameronGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg5
Dallas BaptistGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg7
Eastern New MexicoGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg7
Lubbock ChristianGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg8
Midwestern StateGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg9
Oklahoma ChristianGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg8
St. Edward'sGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg7
St. Mary'sGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg6
Texas A&M–CommerceGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg8
Texas A&M InternationalGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg6
Texas A&M–KingsvilleGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg8
Texas Woman'sGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg4
Texas–Permian BasinGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg7
UT TylerGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg9
West Texas A&MGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg8
Western New MexicoGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg6
Totals171515141610111118127

Other sponsored sports by school

SchoolMenWomen
BaseballSwimming
and diving
Beach
Volleyball [lower-alpha 1]
Bowling [lower-alpha 1] Gymnastics [lower-alpha 1] Swimming
and diving
Dallas Baptist MVC [lower-alpha 2]
Oklahoma Christian RMAC IND RMAC
Texas A&M–Kingsville IND
Texas Woman's MIC
Texas–Permian Basin NSISC NSISC
  1. 1 2 3 De facto Division I sport. Beach volleyball, bowling, and gymnastics all have single NCAA championship events open to members of all three divisions.
  2. Dallas Baptist plays NCAA Division I baseball.

In addition to the above:

Only schools that explicitly list cheerleading and dance teams as men's, women's, or coed sports are counted in this listing. Some schools feature links to said teams on their athletics websites, but place them in a specific menu for "spirit teams" or a similar term.

Facilities

SchoolFootball stadiumCapacityBasketball arenaCapacityBaseball stadiumCapacity
Angelo State LeGrand Stadium at 1st Community Credit Union Field
5,670
Stephens Arena
6,500
Foster Field
4,200
Arkansas–Fort Smith
Non-football school
Stubblefield Center
N/A
Crowder Field
N/A
Cameron
Non-football school
Aggie Gym
1,600
McCord Field
1,200
Dallas Baptist
Non-football school
Burg Center
1,600
Plays baseball in the Missouri Valley Conference
Eastern New MexicoGreyhound Stadium
5,200
Greyhound Arena
4,800
Greyhound Field
1,300
Lubbock Christian
Non-football school
Rip Griffin Center
1,950
Hays Field
3,000
Midwestern State Memorial Stadium
14,500
D.L. Ligon Coliseum
3,600
Non-baseball school
Oklahoma Christian
Non-football school
Payne Athletic Center
N/A
Dobson Field
N/A
St. Edward's
Non-football school
Recreation and Convocation Center
1,300
Lucian–Hamilton Field
N/A
St. Mary's
Non-football school
Bill Greehey Arena
3,800
Dickson Stadium
2,260
Texas A&M–Commerce Ernest Hawkins Field at Memorial Stadium
11,582
Texas A&M–Commerce Field House
5,000
Non-baseball school
Texas A&M International
Non-football school
TAMIU Kinesiology and Convocation Building
1,800
Jorge Haynes Field
500
Texas A&M–Kingsville Javelina Stadium
15,000
Hampton Inn Court at the Steinke Physical Education Center (SPEC)
4,000
Nolan Ryan Field
4,000
Texas Woman's
Non-football school
Kitty Magee Arena
1,800
Non-baseball school
UT Permian Basin Ratliff Stadium
19,302
Falcon Dome
N/A
Roden Field
N/A
UT Tyler
Non-football school
Louise Herrington Patriot Center
2,000
Irwin Field
1,000
West Texas A&M Buffalo Stadium [4]
8,500-12,000
First United Bank Center
5,800
Wilder Park
490
Western New MexicoBen Altamirano Memorial Stadium
3,000
Drag's Court
Non-baseball school

Champions

This is a list of conference champions since 1997.

Men

YearFootball
(Overall)
Cross
country
SoccerIndoor
Track
BasketballBaseballGolfTennisOutdoor
Track
1997Texas A&M-KingsvilleAbilene ChristianNot sponsoredNot sponsoredCentral OklahomaCentral OklahomaSouthwestern Oklahoma StateRained outAbilene Christian
1998Central OklahomaAbilene ChristianNot sponsoredNot sponsoredCentral OklahomaTexas A&M–KingsvilleTexas A&M–CommerceAbilene ChristianAbilene Christian
1999SE Oklahoma StateAbilene ChristianMidwestern StateNot sponsoredMidwestern StateSoutheastern Oklahoma StateCameronRained outRained out
2000Northeastern StateAbilene ChristianWest Texas A&MNot sponsoredMidwestern StateAbilene ChristianCentral OklahomaOuachita BaptistAbilene Christian
2001Texas A&M-Kingsville
Tarleton State
Abilene ChristianMidwestern StateNot sponsoredWest Texas A&MAbilene ChristianCameronMidwestern StateAbilene Christian
2002Texas A&M-Kingsville
Abilene Christian
Abilene ChristianMidwestern StateNot sponsoredNortheastern StateAbilene ChristianCentral OklahomaAbilene ChristianAbilene Christian
2003Texas A&M-KinsvilleAbilene ChristianMidwestern State;
Northeastern State;
West Texas A&M
Not sponsoredWest Texas A&MSoutheastern Oklahoma StateCentral OklahomaAbilene ChristianAbilene Christian
2004Texas A&M-Kingsville
Midwestern State
Abilene ChristianNo ChampionNot SponsoredTarleton StateTexas A&M–KingsvilleCameronAbilene ChristianAbilene Christian
2005West Texas A&MAbilene ChristianMidwestern State;
Incarnate Word
Not sponsoredTexas A&M–CommerceNo ChampionNortheastern StateAbilene ChristianAbilene Christian
2006West Texas A&M
Tarleton State
Abilene ChristianMidwestern StateNot sponsoredWest Texas A&MCentral OklahomaNortheastern StateMidwestern StateAbilene Christian
2007West Texas A&MAbilene ChristianMidwestern State;
West Texas A&M
Not sponsoredMidwestern StateAngelo StateNortheastern StateAbilene ChristianAbilene Christian
2008Abilene ChristianAbilene ChristianMidwestern StateNot sponsoredCentral OklahomaTexas A&M–KingsvilleCameronCameronAbilene Christian
2009Tarleton State
West Texas A&M
Texas A&M-Kingsville
Midwestern State
Abilene ChristianMidwestern State;
West Texas A&M
Not sponsoredMidwestern StateAbilene ChristianNortheastern StateAbilene ChristianAbilene Christian
2010Abilene ChristianAbilene ChristianMidwestern StateNot sponsoredMidwestern StateAbilene ChristianAbilene ChristianAbilene ChristianAbilene Christian
2011Midwestern StateEastern New MexicoEastern New MexicoNot sponsoredCentral OklahomaSoutheastern Oklahoma StateCentral OklahomaAbilene ChristianAbilene Christian
2012Midwestern State
West Texas A&M
Eastern New MexicoIncarnate WordNot sponsoredMidwestern State;
Tarleton State
Angelo StateCameronAbilene ChristianAbilene Christian
2013Eastern New Mexico
Tarleton State
West Texas A&MSt. Edward's
Texas A&M International (HC)
Abilene ChristianMidwestern StateTarleton StateMidwestern StateCameron;
Midwestern State
Angelo State
2014Texas A&M-CommerceWest Texas A&MSt. Edward's (HC)West Texas A&MTarleton State;
Midwestern State
Texas A&M–KingsvilleCameronN/ATexas A&M-Kingsville
2015Texas A&M-CommerceWest Texas A&MSt. Edward's (HC)Texas A&M-CommerceTarleton StateTexas A&M–Kingsville;
West Texas A&M
CameronN/ATexas A&M-Commerce
2016Texas A&M-CommerceWest Texas A&MMidwestern State (HC)Texas A&M-CommerceUT Permian BasinAngelo StateCameronN/ATexas A&M Kingsville
2017Midwestern StateWest Texas A&MMidwestern State (HC)Texas A&M-CommerceWest Texas A&MWest Texas A&MMidwestern StateMidwestern StateAngelo State
2018Tarleton StateWest Texas A&MMidwestern State (HC)West Texas A&MWest Texas A&MAngelo StateMidwestern StateMidwestern StateAngelo State
2019Tarleton StateWest Texas A&MSt. Mary'sAngelo StateWest Texas A&MSeason not finishedSeason not finishedSeason not finishedSeason not finished

Note: (HC) denotes the Heartland Conference. In 2012-2013, the LSC stopped sponsoring Men's soccer. In 2016, 4 schools (Eastern New Mexico, Midwestern State, UT-Permian Basin, and West Texas A&M) joined the Heartland as affiliate members for Men's soccer. When the Heartland folded, most schools became non-football members of the LSC.

Women

YearCross
country
SoccerVolleyballIndoor
Track
BasketballGolfSoftballTennisOutdoor
Track
1997Abilene ChristianWest Texas A&MWest Texas A&MNot sponsoredWest Texas A&MNot sponsoredSoutheastern Oklahoma StateRained outAbilene Christian
1998Angelo StateMidwestern StateCameronNot sponsoredAbilene ChristianSouthwestern Oklahoma StateCentral OklahomaCentral OklahomaAbilene Christian
1999Harding Texas A&M–Commerce West Texas A&MNot sponsoredAbilene ChristianNortheastern StateSoutheastern Oklahoma StateRained outRained out
2000Central OklahomaCentral OklahomaWest Texas A&MNot sponsoredTexas A&M–KingsvilleNortheastern StateSoutheastern Oklahoma StateAbilene ChristianAbilene Christian
2001Abilene ChristianWest Texas A&MWest Texas A&MNot sponsoredMidwestern StateCameronSoutheastern Oklahoma StateNortheastern StateAbilene Christian
2002Abilene ChristianCentral OklahomaWest Texas A&MNot sponsoredAngelo StateNortheastern StateTexas A&M–KingsvilleAbilene ChristianAbilene Christian
2003Abilene ChristianWest Texas A&MWest Texas A&MNot sponsoredNortheastern StateTarleton StateAngelo StateNortheastern StateAbilene Christian
2004Abilene ChristianTexas A&M–CommerceAbilene ChristianNot sponsoredAngelo StateCentral OklahomaAngelo StateAbilene ChristianAngelo State
2005Abilene ChristianCentral OklahomaAbilene ChristianNot sponsoredAngelo StateCentral OklahomaCentral OklahomaAbilene ChristianAngelo State
2006Abilene ChristianCentral OklahomaWest Texas A&MNot sponsoredWest Texas A&MNortheastern StateMidwestern StateAbilene ChristianAbilene Christian
2007Abilene ChristianWest Texas A&MWest Texas A&MNot sponsoredTexas A&M–CommerceCameronMidwestern StateNortheastern StateAbilene Christian
2008Midwestern StateMidwestern StateMidwestern StateNot sponsoredWest Texas A&MTarleton StateAngelo StateAbilene ChristianAbilene Christian
2009Midwestern StateCentral OklahomaWest Texas A&MNot sponsoredWest Texas A&MTarleton StateAngelo StateAbilene ChristianAngelo State
2010Midwestern StateAbilene ChristianWest Texas A&MNot sponsoredWest Texas A&MTarleton StateAngelo StateAbilene ChristianAngelo State
2011Midwestern StateMidwestern StateWest Texas A&MNot sponsoredTexas Woman'sTarleton StateWest Texas A&MAbilene ChristianAngelo State
2012West Texas A&MWest Texas A&MAngelo StateAbilene ChristianTarleton StateTarleton StateAngelo StateAbilene ChristianAngelo State
2013West Texas A&MAngelo State;
Midwestern State
West Texas A&MWest Texas A&MMidwestern State;
Abilene Christian
Tarleton StateTexas Woman'sAbilene ChristianAngelo State
2014Midwestern StateTexas A&M-CommerceWest Texas A&MWest Texas A&MWest Texas A&MMidwestern StateWest Texas A&MMidwestern StateAngelo State
2015Tarleton StateAngelo StateTarleton StateWest Texas A&MWest Texas A&MMidwestern StateWest Texas A&MMidwestern StateAngelo State
2016Midwestern StateTexas A&M-Commerce
West Texas A&M
Angelo StateWest Texas A&MEastern New Mexico;
Angelo State
Tarleton StateAngelo StateCameronWest Texas A&M
2017Tarleton StateAngelo StateTarleton StateWest Texas A&MAngelo State;
West Texas A&M
Tarleton StateAngelo StateMidwestern StateAngelo State
2018Midwestern StateWest Texas A&MTarleton StateWest Texas A&MWest Texas A&M;
Angelo State
West Texas A&MTexas A&M-KingsvilleMidwestern StateAngelo State
2019Lubbock ChristianDallas BaptistAngelo State;
Arkansas-Fort Smith
West Texas A&MTexas A&M-CommerceSeason not finishedSeason not finishedSeason not finishedSeason not finished

Conference tournament champions

YearVolleyballWomen's soccerMen's SoccerMen's basketballWomen's basketballBaseballSoftball
2012West Texas A&MWest Texas A&MIncarnate WordMidwestern StateTarleton StateAngelo StateIncarnate Word
2013West Texas A&MMidwestern StateNo Tournament (HC)Tarleton StateMidwestern StateTexas A&M-KingsvilleTexas Women's
2014Tarleton StateTexas A&M-CommerceSt. Edward's (HC)Tarleton StateWest Texas A&MTarleton StateAngelo State
2015Angelo StateTexas A&M-CommerceSt. Edwards (HC)Texas A&M-CommerceWest Texas A&MAngelo StateWest Texas A&M
2016Angelo StateMidwestern StateSt. Edward's (HC)UT Permian BasinTarleton StateWest Texas A&MWest Texas A&M
2017Tarleton StateWest Texas A&MMidwestern State (HC)West Texas A&MWest Texas A&MTarleton StateAngelo State
2018Texas A&M-CommerceAngelo StateWest Texas A&M (HC)West Texas A&MWest Texas A&MWest Texas A&MTexas A&M-Kingsville
2019Angelo StateDallas BaptistMidwestern StateWest Texas A&MLubbock Christian

Division championships

From 1997-2011, and 2020-present, the LSC has been divided into divisions. From 1997-2011, the split was north-south. Beginning in the 2019-2020 academic year, the LSC was split into three nameless divisions among the non-football sports: West Texas and New Mexico in the western division; South Texas, Central Texas, and DFW in the central division; East Texas, North Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas in the eastern division.

YearFootballVolleyballMen's
Basketball
Women'
Basketball
BaseballSoftball
1997Central Oklahoma (North)
Southwestern Oklahoma St. (North)
Texas A&M-Kingsville (South)
Texas Women's (North)
West Texas A&M (South)
N/AN/AN/ASoutheastern Oklahoma St. (North)
Abilene Christian (South)
Texas A&M-Kingsville
1998Central Oklahoma (North)
Texas A&M-Kingsville (South)
Cameron (North)
West Texas A&M (South)
Central Oklahoma (North)
West Texas A&M (South)
Texas A&M-Commerce
Southeastern Oklahoma St. (North)
Southwestern Oklahoma St. (North)
Abilene Christian (South)
Southeastern Oklahoma St. (North)
Abilene Christian (South)
Southeastern Oklahoma St. (North)
Tarleton St. (South)
1999Southeastern Oklahoma St. (North)
Eastern New Mexico (South)
Angelo St. (South)
Cameron (North)
West Texas A&M (South)
Northeastern St. (North)
West Texas A&M (South)
Southeastern Oklahoma St. (North)
East Central (North)
Abilene Christian (South)
West Texas A&M (South)
Southeastern Oklahoma St. (North)
Tarleton St. (South)
Southeastern Oklahoma St. (North)
East Central (North)
Tarleton St. (South)
2000Northeastern St. (North)
Eastern New Mexico (South)
Angelo St. (South)
Cameron (North)
West Texas A&M (South)
Northeastern St. (North)
Midwestern St. (South)
West Texas A&M (South)
Southeastern Oklahoma St. (North)
Texas A&M-Kingsville (South)
Southeastern Oklahoma St. (North)
Abilene Christian (South)
Southeastern Oklahoma St. (North)
Tarleton St. (South)
2001Midwestern St. (North)
Tarleton St. (South)
Texas A&M-Kingsville (South)
Central Oklahoma (North)
West Texas A&M (South)
Northeastern St. (North)
Angelo St. (South)
Southeastern Oklahoma St. (North)
Midwestern St. (North)
Texas A&M-Kingsville (South)
Angelo State (South)
Central Oklahoma (North)
Abilene Christian (South)
Southeastern Oklahoma St. (North)
Eastern New Mexico (South)
2002Tarleton St. (North)
Texas A&M-Kingsville (South)
Abilene Christian (South)
Central Oklahoma (North)
West Texas A&M (South)
Northeastern St. (North)
Tarleton St. (South)
Cameron (North)
Angelo St. (South)
Central Oklahoma (North)
Abilene Christian (South)
Southeastern Oklahoma St. (North)
Texas Women's (South)
2003Tarleton St. (North)
Texas A&M-Kingsville (South)
Central Oklahoma (North)
Cameron (North)
Texas Women's (North)
West Texas A&M (South)
Northeastern St. (North)
Tarleton St. (North)
Eastern New Mexico (South)
Northeastern St. (North)
Angelo St. (South)
Central Oklahoma (North)
Tarleton St. (South)
Southeastern Oklahoma St. (North)
Angelo St. (South)
Tarleton St. (South)
2004Southeastern Oklahoma St. (North)
Central Oklahoma (North)
Texas A&M-Kingsville (South)
Midwestern St. (South)
Cameron (North)
Abilene Christian (South)
Tarleton St. (North)
Eastern New Mexico (South)
Northeastern St. (North)
West Texas A&M (South)
East Central (North)
Southeastern Oklahoma St. (North)
Abilene Christian (South)
Texas A&M-Kingsville (South)
Midwestern St. (North)
Angelo St. (South)
2005Southeastern Oklahoma St. (North)
West Texas A&M (South)
Central Oklahoma (North)
Abilene Christian (South)
Central Oklahoma (North)
Texas A&M-Commerce (South)
Northeastern St. (North)
Angelo St. (South)
Central Oklahoma (North)
Abilene Christian (South)
Central Oklahoma (North)
Angelo St. (South)
2006Southeastern Oklahoma St. (North)
West Texas A&M (South)
Tarleton St. (South)
Cameron (North)
West Texas A&M (South)
Southeastern Oklahoma St. (North)
Central Oklahoma (North)
Tarleton St. (South)
Southwestern Oklahoma St. (North)
West Texas A&M (South)
Central Oklahoma (North)
Cameron (North)
Angelo St. (South)
Southeastern Oklahoma St. (North)
Midwestern St. (South)
Abilene Christian (South)
2007Southwestern Oklahoma St. (North)
Texas A&M-Commerce (North)
Southeastern Oklahoma St. (North)
Central Oklahoma (North)
Northeastern St. (North)
West Texas A&M (South)
N/ASoutheastern Oklahoma St. (North)
Midwestern St. (South)
West Texas A&M (South)
Texas A&M-Commerce (North)
West Texas A&M (South)
Central Oklahoma (North)
Abilene Christian (South)
Midwestern St. (North)
Angelo State (South)
2008Central Oklahoma (North)
Abilene Christian (South)
N/ACentral Oklahoma (North)
West Texas A&M (South)
Central Oklahoma (North)
Northeastern St. (North)
West Texas A&M (South)
N/ASoutheastern Oklahoma St. (North)
Angelo State (South)
Tarleton St. (South)
2009Texas A&M-Commerce (North)
Tarleton St. (South)
West Texas A&M (South)
Texas A&M-Kingsville (South)
Midwestern St. (South)
N/ACentral Oklahoma (North)
Midwestern St. (South)
Central Oklahoma (North)
West Texas A&M (South)
N/ASoutheastern Oklahoma St. (North)
Abilene Christian (South)
2010Northeastern St. (North)
East Central (North)
Abilene Christian
N/ACentral Oklahoma (North)
Midwestern St. (South)
Northeastern St. (North)
West Texas A&M (South)
N/AMidwestern St. (North)
West Texas A&M (South)
2011N/AN/ACentral Oklahoma (North)
Tarleton St. (South)
Northeastern St. (North)
Tarleton St. (South)
N/AMidwestern St. (North)
Angelo St. (South)
Incarnate Word (South)
2019N/AAngelo State
St. Edward's
Arkansas Ft. Smith
West Texas A&M
St. Edward's
Texas A&M Commerce
West Texas A&M
Texas A&M-Commerce
Tarleton St. & St. Mary's

2014-2015
In the 2014 season, a conference playoff was added due to the small number of football programs in the conference. At the end of the season, the teams were guaranteed two more conference games in the Lone Star Conference playoffs, the teams were split into two separate brackets, the championship bracket (seeds 1-4) and the non-championship bracket (seeds 5-7). This format ended after the 2015 season due to the addition of Western New Mexico, UT Permian Basin, and Oklahoma Panhandle State.

YearRegular-season championPlayoff champion
2014Texas A&M–Commerce
(conference: 6-1) (overall: 9-3)
Angelo State
(conference: 5-2) (overall: 9-3)
2015Texas A&M–Commerce
(conference: 6-0) (overall: 8-4)
Midwestern State
(conference: 5-1) (overall: 10-2)

Notable athletes

Abilene Christian University

Angelo State University

Cameron University

University of Central Oklahoma

Eastern New Mexico University

Midwestern State University

Tarleton State University

TAMU–Commerce

TAMU–Kingsville

Texas Woman's University

West Texas A&M University

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