Nick Babineaux

Texas College senior Nick Babineaux

With NAIA sports canceled, the Tyler Morning Telegraph wants to profile Texas College seniors for “In the Spotlight.” Today’s featured athlete is Nick Babineaux.


Name: Nick Babineaux

Hometown: Lafayette, Louisiana

High School: Westminster Christian Academy (Opelousas, Louisiana)

Parents name: Wade and Vanessa

Brothers/Sisters: Hunter, brother; Alicia, sister

Sport: Baseball

Favorite TC sports memory: In 2019, DH Logan Nicholson hit a pinch-hit grand slam to clinch a conference tournament berth

Plans after TC: Physical Therapy school

Favorite Song: Nothin’ on You-Cody Johnson

Favorite Food: Crawfish

Favorite TV show: Impractical Jokers

Favorite movie: Rocky Balboa series

Who are your role models: My Grandpa

Who is your favorite teacher: Dr. Johnson-A&P

Where do you see yourself in 10 years: As a successful physical therapist with a beautiful wife and kids

Something about yourself that most people don’t know: I had open-heart surgery when I was 4 years old

What will you miss most about TC: The friends and memories that I made


Sports Editor

I am a native Tylerite and I grew up reading the Tyler Morning Telegraph and The Tyler Courier-Times. My parents took both the morning and afternoon papers. I came to work here 35 years ago at the age of 23, right after college.

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