Wallace State volleyball falls to Western Nebraska in NJCAA Division I tournament opener

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WEST PLAINS, MO. – Wallace State’s volleyball team dropped its National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I national tournament opener Thursday, losing to second-seeded Western Nebraska at the West Plains Civic Center in West Plains, Mo. The 15th-seeded Lions fell 19-25, 19-25, 11-25, but didn’t make it easy for Western Nebraska. The Lions (33-7)…

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Wallace State basketball splits with Alabama Southern; four players finish with double figures in men’s victory

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HANCEVILLE – Another balanced offensive attack resulted in another comfortable victory for the defending state champion Wallace State men’s basketball team Tuesday night, as the Lions defeated Alabama Southern 79-68 at Tom Drake Coliseum. Four players finished with double figures, helping the Lions improve to 3-0 on the young season and collect their second impressive…

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Wallace State women’s basketball coach Ron Burdette excited about team’s athleticism, recruiting efforts during 2nd at helm

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HANCEVILLE – Get more athletic and extend the recruiting base of Wallace State’s women’s basketball program. Those were two primary offseason priorities for Lady Lions coach Ron Burdette. As Wallace State plays its home opener Thursday, Burdette is confident he has laid the groundwork to cash in on both goals. “We wanted to get more…

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Three returning starters, deep freshman class give Wallace State men’s basketball a strong chance to repeat as state champions

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State men’s basketball coach John Meeks still struggles to grasp exactly how his team went on its conference tournament championship run last season, winning four games in four days at the ACCC/Region 22 tournament to secure the program’s second state title in three seasons. It was an impressive four-day stretch of March…

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Wallace State volleyball wins 4th consecutive ACCC/Region XXII tournament championship; Coombs named tournament MVP

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GADSDEN – Wallace State volleyball coach Randy Daniel dubbed his sophomores the “Faithful Five” at the outset of the season. They’re now the latest class to collect a pair of championship rings after propelling Wallace State to its fourth consecutive Alabama Community College Conference/Region 22 tournament title, winning all three of its matches at Gadsden…

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Gerry Burney and Agnes Johnston Burney Memorial Scholarships Established through Wallace State Future Foundation

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Pictured left to right: Deputy Sheriff Joey Cone, Mr. C. J. Burney, Wallace State President Vicki Hawsey, and District Attorney’s Office Investigator Brett Holmes. HANCEVILLE, Ala.—Wallace State Community College in Hanceville has established new scholarships for students majoring in criminal justice and nursing through a contribution from Mr. C.J. Burney and the estate of Agnes…

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Wallace State volleyball’s Jessica Coombs becomes school leader in single season, career digs as Lions prepare for ACCC tournament

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HANCEVILLE – As a senior at West Vigo High in West Terre Haute, Ind., Jessica Coombs was surfing the Internet, interested in trying out for a quality collegiate volleyball program in the South. Wallace State was the first college result that grabbed her attention. It’s an Internet search that has paid off extremely well for…

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