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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Wallace State baseball wins series against Marion Military Institute, reaching 30 wins on season

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s baseball team won its third consecutive conference series over the weekend, winning three games against Marion Military Institute. The Lions (30-6, 10-2 Alabama Community College Conference) opened the series with a pair of wins at James C. Bailey Stadium on Friday and earned the series win with a split at…

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Wallace State baseball coach Randy Putman acknowledges a fan in the crowd after achieving 1,000 career victories on Sunday.

Wallace State baseball coach Randy Putman reaches 1,000 career victories with program after Sunday’s DH sweep

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State baseball coach Randy Putman achieved 1,000 career victories with the Lions on Sunday after a pair of convincing wins over Calhoun at James C. Bailey Stadium. And, in a season that has been impressive across the board, Wallace State made sure Putman earned the milestone without too much drama. The…

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Wallace State men’s golf wins Spring Fling title in Scottsboro; WSCC baseball & softball sweep conference series

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s men’s golf team has earned its first championship this spring. The Lions prevailed in a 17-team field at the Ron Marshall Spring Fling at Goosepond Colony in Scottsboro over the weekend. The Lions carded an 8-over par 892 over the three-day event, shooting a 303-299-290. The final round of 290…

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No. 8 Wallace State baseball, softball teams open ACCC play on Thursday; women’s tennis picks up 1st victory

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s baseball and softball teams each open conference play on the road Thursday. Wallace State’s baseball team made its first appearance in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I rankings on Tuesday, coming in at No. 8 in the country after a 20-4 start to the season. The Lions…

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