Wallace State has school-record 51 student-athletes recognized by NJCAA for academic achievements

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State athletics had a school-record 51 student-athletes recognized recently for their academic achievements during the 2017-2018 year in list released by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). The new mark surpasses last summer’s record of 41 students. Wallace State had 11 students achieve a 4.0 GPA, each earning NJCAA All-Academic…

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Wallace State baseball’s Blake Rivera named a NJCAA 2nd-team All-American

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Former Wallace State pitcher Blake Rivera has enjoyed a memorable June thus far. Rivera was named a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I 2nd-team All-American on Monday, less than a week after being drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the fourth round of the Major League Baseball First Year…

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Jessica McBrayer promoted to Wallace State’s new women’s basketball coach

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College announced the appointment of Jessica McBrayer as head women’s basketball coach this week. McBrayer, 29, takes over the permanent post after spending the 2017-2018 season as the interim women’s coach. She guided Wallace State to a 23-8 record and to the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) semifinals. McBrayer…

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Wallace State baseball’s Blake Rivera drafted in 4th round by San Francisco Giants

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State pitcher Blake Rivera became the baseball program’s highest draft selection in 10 years after being chosen by the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday in the fourth round of the 2018 Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft. Rivera, the 2018 Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) Pitcher of the Year, was…

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Wallace State’s women’s basketball’s Sadler, Hill sign with Middle Georgia; Osteen with Huntingdon

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s women’s basketball team recently had three players sign with four-year programs. Joy Sadler and Gabby Hill signed with Middle Georgia, located in Macon, Ga., while Alexis Osteen inked with Huntingdon College in Montgomery. Sadler, a 5-foot-10 forward from Gardendale, was one of Wallace State’s most versatile players over the past…

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Wallace State’s men’s golf finishes 10th in nation as golf, tennis teams wrap up season

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s golf and tennis teams wrapped up their seasons recently at their respective National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I national championships. Wallace State’s men’s golf team finished 10th in the nation at Lubbock, Texas, carding a 36-over par 1188 over the four-day event. Sophomore Brandon Lacasse capped a solid…

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Wallace State softball has season end after late Southern Idaho rally at national championship; Lions finish with 47-13 record

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ST. GEORGE, UTAH – After a wild and entertaining win over Lake Land College, Wallace State’s softball team was on the brink of one of the top upsets in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I National Championship late Thursday night. Southern Idaho didn’t cooperate, rallying for a seven-run seventh inning, and Wallace…

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No. 11 Wallace State softball loses extra-inning heart-breaker in NJCAA Division I National Tournament opener

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ST. GEORGE, UTAH – Wallace State’s softball team lost a heart-breaker in their National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I National Championship opener late Wednesday night at the Canyons Complex, falling to Tyler Junior College, 6-5, in extra innings. The 11th-seeded and scrappy Lions overcame early nerves and a 5-0 deficit to force extra…

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Wallace State baseball finishes ACCC Tournament runner-up; golf, tennis and softball all competing at nationals

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State baseball’s impressive season ended as the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/22 Region runner-up this week in Ozark. The 13th-ranked Lions made a valiant march to the championship game before losing to third-ranked Chattahoochee Valley, 10-5. Wallace State closes the season with a 48-10 record, registering one of the program’s best…

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