Wallace State softball coach Jayne Clem, former players Kori Benson and Madeline Lee all part of NJCAA national team, representing USA at Canadian Open this month

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State softball coach Jayne Clem and former Lady Lion standouts Kori Benson and Madeline Lee have a chance to compete together one last time. In Canada, representing the United States. All three have been selected to represent an elite collection of National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) players and coaches at…

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From women’s basketball player to diesel technology graduate, Julia Tupper’s journey always led her back to Wallace State

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State Diesel Technology instructor Jeremy Smith has been encouraging women to consider diesel technology, and recent graduate Julia Tupper is one of the program’s success stories. Tupper’s journey at Wallace State didn’t begin with a pursuit of a Diesel Technology education. Rather, it started a little more than six years ago when…

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Wallace State softball’s Sabrina Russell among NJCAA Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence recipients for 4.0 GPA; five WSCC teams achieve All-Academic Team status

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State softball’s Sabrina Russell is a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence recipient in the list of individual and team academic honorees released Tuesday by the NJCAA. Russell, a member of Wallace State’s 2013 NJCAA Division I national championship team, achieved the NJCAA’s highest academic recognition for…

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Wallace State baseball coach Randy Putman thrilled for former pitcher Craig Kimbrel after the Braves closer set franchise mark for saves Friday night

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HANCEVILLE –  Former Wallace State pitcher Craig Kimbrel became the Atlanta Braves’ all-time saves leader on Friday night, notching his 155th career save in the team’s 5-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks in Phoenix. Wallace State baseball coach Randy Putman has tuned in for nearly all 155 of Kimbrel’s saves, brimming with pride as he’s watched…

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Wallace State softball’s Kori Benson named a NJCAA 2nd-team All-American

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State softball sophomore Kori Benson was named a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) 2nd-team All-American on Wednesday, putting a lid on a stellar two-year career she had with the Lady Lions. Benson, an Oak Grove native, leaves Wallace State as the program’s all-time leading home run hitter and as a NJCAA…

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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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