No. 10 Wallace State golf team qualifies for 19th NJCAA tournament appearance after finishing runner-up Tuesday at District 4 championships

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s golf team has qualified for the program’s 19th national tournament after finishing runner-up Tuesday in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) District 4 championships at the Stonebridge Golf Course in Albany, Ga. The 10th-ranked Lions led by one stroke heading into Tuesday’s final round but a drastic shift in…

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McKenzie, Doran propel Wallace State softball to doubleheader sweep over Gadsden State

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State freshman Andrea McKenzie continued to feast on Gadsden State pitching Thursday afternoon, finishing with a solo homer, a three-run triple and five RBIs as the Lady Lions prevailed 7-1 in the opener of their conference doubleheader at Bobby McCracken Stadium. Wallace State, which has won 14 of 15 games, completed the…

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Wallace State athletics roundup: Lady Lions at home this week, baseball splits four-game set with Snead State

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s defending national champion softball team plays its first home games at Bobby McCracken Stadium this week, hosting Motlow State on Tuesday and Gadsden State on Thursday. The Lady Lions, winners of six of the last seven state championships, swept a conference doubleheader from Marion Military Institute last Thursday and split a…

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Wallace State softball hits four homers during sweep of Gadsden State

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HANCEVILLE – Freshman catcher Andrea McKenzie finished 3-for-7 with a three-run homer and seven RBIs and Wallace State’s softball team swept a doubleheader on the road Tuesday at Gadsden State, extending their winning streak to a season-high seven games. McKenzie and the Lady Lions, the NJCAA defending national champions, slugged four homers combined in the…

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Wallace State’s defending national champion softball team starts conference play Tuesday

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HANCEVILLE – After playing a daunting non-conference schedule for nearly two months, Wallace State’s defending national championship softball team begins league play Tuesday at Gadsden State. Wallace State softball coach Jayne Clem feels the nationally-ranked counterparts her freshman-laden Lady Lions (23-17) have encountered will make them stronger during the conference rush. “We’re ready to get…

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Wallace State baseball coach Randy Putman reaches 900 career wins with program after Thursday’s conference victory

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HANCEVILLE – Win or lose, Wallace State’s baseball team always has a postgame meeting down the left field line. Thursday’s conference was one to celebrate. Wallace State’s players lined up on the chalk and congratulated Randy Putman after the Hall of Fame coach earned his 900th career victory with the program. Sophomore Grant Bennett went…

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