Wallace State freshman golfer Cooper Brown won thrilling playoff to keep NJCAA Division I individual national championship with Lions

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State freshman golfer Cooper Brown was so zeroed in on doing his part to bring a team national championship back to Hanceville last week at the NJCAA Division I national championships in Burlington, Iowa, that he wasn’t concerned about any individual accolades. “I didn’t know until I was done with my…

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Wallace State golf finishes national runner-up at NJCAA Division I championships; Cooper Brown earns individual national title

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s golf team ended a splendid postseason run Friday, finishing national runner-up at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I championships at the Spirit Hollow Golf Course in Burlington, Iowa. It’s the third national runner-up finish for the Wallace State golf team under NJCAA Hall of Fame coach Dan York…

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Wallace State golf in strong contention for 1st national title as NJCAA Division I championships in Iowa reaches 3rd round

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s golf team has carried the momentum from winning a state title into the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I championships at the Spirit Hollow Golf Course in Burlington, Iowa. The Lions hit the course for the third round this afternoon, sitting only five strokes back of first-place Indian…

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Wallace State golf captures 11th Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 championship after impressive wire-to-wire performance

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DECATUR, ALA. – Wallace State golf coach Dan York felt his team was poised to turn the corner after finishing runner-up earlier this month in the NJCAA District IV championships. York was right on the money. Wallace State’s golf team captured its first Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 championship since 2008, finishing 6-under par…

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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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Wallace State golf wins Central Alabama Invitational to conclude fall season, Atchley claims low medalist honors

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s seventh-ranked golf team has made sure its offseason is filled with tons of momentum. The Lions knocked off Faulkner State and defending national champion Central Alabama earlier this week in Alexander City, winning the Central Alabama Invitational by five strokes at Willow Point Country Club. Wallace State finished with a two-round…

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Wallace State athletics has handful of sophomores sign with four-year colleges during Wednesday’s early period

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State had a handful of sophomore student-athletes sign letter of intents with four-year colleges during Wednesday’s early period. Wallace State baseball left-hander Izaac Yarbrough signed with Auburn University. Yarbrough, a Vinemont graduate, finished 4-2 with a 1.85 ERA last season for the Lions. He tossed 48 2/3 innings, recording 36 strikeouts and…

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No. 8 Wallace State golf team finishes runner-up in its season-opening Fall Invitational

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CULLMAN – No. 8 Wallace State golf finished runner-up Tuesday in its annual fall tournament at Cullman Golf Course, continuing to inch closer to defending national champion and top-ranked Central Alabama. The Lions shot a 54-hole total of 842 (22-under par), concluding the tournament five strokes behind Central Alabama. “I was disappointed we didn’t win,…

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National champion Wallace State softball team and golfer Aksel Olsen recognized by Gov. Robert Bentley in Montgomery

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CONTACT: Russell Moore, Communications and Marketing, Wallace State Community College, 256.352.8443, russell.moore@wallacestate.edu   HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State’s 2013 national champion softball team and golfer Aksel Olsen, a NJCAA individual national champion, were both recognized last week by Gov. Robert Bentley outside the Capitol building in Montgomery. Bentley presented a commendation to both the softball…

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