Former Wallace State 3B Zelous Wheeler promoted to New York Yankees, becoming 5th former Lion in 6 seasons to earn MLB call

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – In what is becoming a near annual tradition, another Wallace State baseball alum has been promoted to the major leagues. Zelous Wheeler was summoned to the New York Yankees late Wednesday night and will join the big-league team Thursday as they begin a four-game series in Minnesota. Wheeler, a Childersburg native, was…

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Wallace State softball coach Jayne Clem, former players Kori Benson and Madeline Lee all part of NJCAA national team, representing USA at Canadian Open this month

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State softball coach Jayne Clem and former Lady Lion standouts Kori Benson and Madeline Lee have a chance to compete together one last time. In Canada, representing the United States. All three have been selected to represent an elite collection of National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) players and coaches at…

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From women’s basketball player to diesel technology graduate, Julia Tupper’s journey always led her back to Wallace State

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State Diesel Technology instructor Jeremy Smith has been encouraging women to consider diesel technology, and recent graduate Julia Tupper is one of the program’s success stories. Tupper’s journey at Wallace State didn’t begin with a pursuit of a Diesel Technology education. Rather, it started a little more than six years ago when…

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Wallace State softball’s Sabrina Russell among NJCAA Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence recipients for 4.0 GPA; five WSCC teams achieve All-Academic Team status

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State softball’s Sabrina Russell is a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence recipient in the list of individual and team academic honorees released Tuesday by the NJCAA. Russell, a member of Wallace State’s 2013 NJCAA Division I national championship team, achieved the NJCAA’s highest academic recognition for…

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Wallace State baseball coach Randy Putman thrilled for former pitcher Craig Kimbrel after the Braves closer set franchise mark for saves Friday night

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HANCEVILLE –  Former Wallace State pitcher Craig Kimbrel became the Atlanta Braves’ all-time saves leader on Friday night, notching his 155th career save in the team’s 5-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks in Phoenix. Wallace State baseball coach Randy Putman has tuned in for nearly all 155 of Kimbrel’s saves, brimming with pride as he’s watched…

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