Wallace State softball continues to roll at NJCAA national tournament, two wins away from program’s second national title

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ST GEORGE, UTAH – Wallace State softball is two wins away from the program’s second National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) national title. The Lady Lions exploded for a six-run fifth inning against Pima (Ariz.) CC in Friday’s championship bracket and held on for an 8-6 victory. Wallace State (53-11) advances to play Salt Lake…

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Wallace State softball knocks off top-seeded Butler (Kan.) CC at NJCAA national tournament, advances to championship bracket semifinal

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ST GEORGE, UTAH – Katie Gentle had another big afternoon at the plate, tallying five RBIs, and Wallace State’s offense applied early pressure, scoring in all but two innings, as the Lady Lions knocked off top-seeded Butler (Kan.) CC 8-6 in a winner’s bracket game Thursday at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division…

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Wallace State Students Receive Scholarships, Awards

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“This is one of the most special events we have at Wallace State because it allows us to celebrate the achievements of our students,” said Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Hawsey. “It is bittersweet because many of these students will be graduating soon, but we look forward to bright futures for each one of them.”…

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Gentle, Blevins lead Wallace State softball past Santa Fe (Fla.) College in NJCAA national championship opener

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ST. GEORGE, UTAH – Wallace State’s Katie Gentle knew she put a good swing on Santa Fe (Fla.) College ace Karla Claudio. She wasn’t sure, however, if it was belted hard enough to be an eventual game-winner. Wallace State (51-11) is glad it was. Gentle’s two-run shot in the sixth inning was all pitcher BreeAnna Blevins…

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Wallace State Jazz Band Prepares for Spring Tour to Chicago

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CONTACT: Gail Crutchfield, Communications and Marketing, Wallace State Community College, 256.352.8064, gail.crutchfield@wallacestate.edu   The Wallace State Jazz Band performs at an event on campus in April. The group heads to Chicago later this month.   HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Chicago may be best known as the windy city, but if you listen closely those winds carry…

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Diagnostic Imaging, Respiratory Therapy programs hold pinning ceremonies

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CONTACT: Gail Crutchfield, Communications and Marketing, Wallace State Community College, 256.352.8064, gail.crutchfield@wallacestate.edu   Diagnostic Imaging students recognized during the May 2, pinning ceremony include, from left, class president Stephanie Blankenship, Outstanding Clinical Excellence award winner Heather Briggs, Outstanding Student Award from clinical site Marshall Medical Center South Heather Maxwell, Academic Excellence award winner Kristen Evans,…

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Wallace State baseball loses to Southern Union in ACCC tournament quarterfinal

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s baseball team lost to Southern Union 6-4 in a quarterfinal game Monday at the Alabama Community College Conference/Region 22 tournament in Ozark. Wallace State (29-22-1) maintained an early 2-0 lead after two innings, but Southern Union rallied for a four-run third inning and extended it to 5-3 by the fifth. Sophomore…

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FastTrack lets student get two-year head start on college, career

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CONTACT: Gail Crutchfield, Communications and Marketing, Wallace State Community College, 256.352.8064, gail.crutchfield@wallacestate.edu HANCEVILLE, Ala. – When Kelsie Morgan walks across the stage during Cullman High School’s Class of 2013 graduation ceremony, she will be two years ahead of many of her other classmates in regards to her collegiate education. Morgan, 18, completed two years of…

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Wallace State baseball carries division-leading pitching staff into Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) tournament at Ozark

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s baseball team begins its postseason quest Saturday with a pitching staff that has compiled a division-best 3.19 ERA. Coach Randy Putman, making his 23rd postseason appearance with the Lions, hopes that is a good omen heading into the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 tournament, as the Lions seek their first…

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