Former pitcher for Victoria Generals named to University of Central Arkansas Dean's List
Blake Payne, a 2008 Memorial High School graduate, former pitcher for the Victoria Generals and currently pitching for the University of Central Arkansas Bears, was named to the dean's list for fall 2011.
Payne is an accounting major and maintained a grade point average of 3.75. Upon graduating with honors from Seminole State College, he was named Junior College Academic All-American.
He is the son of Ronnie and Becky Payne, of Victoria. Payne is the grandson of Jean Payne, of Victoria, the late Lee Payne and Robert and Grace Aleen Scherer Kalinowski.