Press Release


Monday, June 4, 2007
by Beth Sowers

Hannibal, MO-The Hannibal-LaGrange College baseball program recently signed Devon Payne of Bourbon, MO, for the 2007-2008 season. Payne went to high school at Bourbon High School in Bourbon, MO.

Payne was an all-conference infielder all for years of high school. He hit .638 his junior year with seven homeruns and 51 RBI. He finished out his senior year hitting .410.

“I am extremely excited to have Devon as a part of our baseball program,” said HLG Head Baseball Coach Clay Biggs. “He has a good feel for the game and will do very well here. Hannibal-LaGrange College is lucky to have him.”

Payne plans on majoring in physical education at HLG.

Payne is the son of Donnie Payne and Michelle Beckett.

HLG is a Division I NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) school and a member of the America Midwest Conference.

Contact Information

Carolyn Carpenter
Director of Public Relations