Wallace State baseball has five sophomores sign with Division I programs

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s baseball team had five sophomores sign a letter of intent on Wednesday – all with Division I programs. Wallace State ace Blake Rivera signed with Auburn University, outfielder Dalton Sinquefield signed with Troy University, pitcher Tanner Rusk inked with UAB, shortstop Kolby Robinson with Southeastern Louisiana and Jackson Tavel with…

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Dr. Christopher Parker, NJCAA CEO/Executive Director, impressed with WSCC athletics programs, facilities during visit

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Dr. Christopher Parker, the new CEO/Executive Director of the National Junior College Athletic Association, visited Wallace State recently, meeting the college’s coaches and touring the athletics facilities on campus. Parker joined the NJCAA in July and is making an effort to visit NJCAA member schools across the United States. During his trip…

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Wallace State athletics has seven teams earn NJCAA All-Academic honorable mention status

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College athletics had seven teams recognized Monday as National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-Academic honorable mention teams, a week after a record 41 student-athletes at the college earned individual academic recognition. Wallace State’s women’s tennis team compiled a school-best 3.71 grade point average (GPA) with Nicki Rakestraw and…

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Wallace State has school-record 41 student-athletes recognized by NJCAA for academic achievements

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State athletics had a school-record 41 student-athletes recognized recently for their academic achievements during the 2016-17 year in list released by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). Wallace State had 11 students achieve a 4.0 GPA, earning them NJCAA All-Academic First-Team honors. Wallace State baseball had a team-high five players…

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Wallace State baseball’s Braxton Light, Blake Rivera drafted by Chicago Cubs, San Francisco Giants respectively

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State pitchers Braxton Light and Blake Rivera were each selected in the 2017 Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft on Wednesday. Light was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 24th round, while Rivera, a freshman, was drafted in the 32nd round by the San Francisco Giants. With Light and…

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WSCC men’s golf and tennis teams wrap up season at nationals; WSCC baseball players recognized

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s men’s golf and tennis teams completed action at their respective National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I National Championships last week. Wallace State’s golf team finished 14th overall at the Buffalo Dunes Golf Course in Garden City, Kan. Freshman Chip Willoughby, a 2nd-team PING All-American, was Wallace State’s top…

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Willoughby named 2nd-team PING All-American; WSCC baseball, softball & tennis postseason updates

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Wallace State freshman golfer Chip Willoughby was named a 2nd-team PING All-American by the Golf Coaches Association of American on Monday prior to the Lions teeing off Tuesday for the first round of the NJCAA Division I National Championship in Garden City, Kan. Prior to the event, Willoughby and fellow Wallace State golfer Brandon LaCasse…

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Willoughby wins low medalist honors at NJCAA District 4 Championship; Baseball ready for showdown with Southern Union

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State golfer Chip Willoughby continued his strong spring by earning low medalist honors at the NJCAA District 4 Championship, and the Lions finished tournament runner-up as a group in Brewton on Tuesday, qualifying them for next month’s national championship in Kansas. Willoughby won the individual championship by shooting a 4-under par…

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WSCC baseball wins series vs. Shelton State as Putman recognized for milestone; WSCC men’s tennis beats Gadsden State

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s 13th-ranked baseball team captured its fourth consecutive conference series win over the weekend, taking three of four games from rival Shelton State. The Lions (33-7, 13-3 Alabama Community College Conference) swept the Bucs in Tuscaloosa last Thursday, winning 2-1 and 14-11, and split the final two games on Saturday at…

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