Wallace State baseball opens 2019 season today; coach Randy Putman enters 30th season

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. — Wallace State’s baseball team opens the 2019 season today, featuring a plethora of new faces as coach Randy Putman enters his 30th season with the program. Wallace State, which is coming off a 48-10 record and the Alabama Community College Conference North Division championship last season, has 23 freshman scattered across the…

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Wallace State baseball sophomores, from left, Garrett Brown, Easton Kirk and Robert Coleman have each inked with four-year colleges. Brown is headed to Samford, Kirk to Troy University and Coleman to West Georgia.

Wallace State baseball has three sophomores sign with four-year programs

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. — Wallace State’s baseball team had three sophomores recognized at a ceremony on Tuesday for signing their respective letter of intents with four-year programs. Garrett Brown is headed to Samford University, Easton Kirk has signed with Troy University and Robert Coleman has inked with the University of West Georgia. “Like all of the…

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Wallace State student Cameron Reed soaking up summer internships with governor’s office, Tennessee Titans

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – From state government to professional football — Cameron Reed’s summer has been quite the learning experience. Reed, an upcoming sophomore at Wallace State, began his summer interning in Montgomery with the governor’s office, and he’s now fulfilling an equipment staff internship with the Tennessee Titans in Nashville. “They’re two totally opposite internships,”…

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Wallace State’s men’s basketball named NJCAA Academic Team of the Year, eight WSCC teams earn honorable mention status

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s men’s basketball team is a champion in the classroom for the 2017-2018 academic year. The Lions have earned distinction as the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Academic Team of the Year for men’s basketball after compiling a cumulative 3.48 GPA this past season. John Meeks’ squad is one of…

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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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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 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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Wallace State baseball’s Smiths Station trio searching for second ring in four years

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s 10th-ranked baseball team enjoyed one of its best regular seasons in program history, compiling a 44-8 record and winning the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) North Division championship. The Lions are now four wins shy from winning the program’s eighth ACCC tournament championship and first since 2006. After earning a…

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