Wallace State men’s basketball eliminated by second-seeded Vincennes (Ind.) in NJCAA tournament second round

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HUTCHINSON, KANSAS – Wallace State’s men’s basketball team flirted with a second-round upset over Vincennes (Ind.) University at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) tournament Wednesday afternoon, but was unable to manufacture one final push and fell to the second-seeded Trail Blazers 84-77 at the Sports Arena in Hutchinson, Kansas. Wallace State, the No.…

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Hundreds tour new building at Wallace State

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Former students who toured the new School of Nursing and Center for Science at Wallace State Community College were somewhat jealous as they walked through the new facilities Tuesday during a ribbon cutting and open house of the facility. The impressive simulation center, larger classrooms, lecture halls and labs, as well as…

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Wallace State men’s basketball wins NJCAA tournament opener with thrilling double OT victory over Westchester (N.Y.)

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HUTCHINSON, KANSAS – Jestin Lewis didn’t want his final memory in a Wallace State uniform to be a missed free throw in the closing seconds of double overtime Monday night at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) national tournament in Hutchinson, Kansas. With an assist and keen awareness from teammate Lee Moore, Lewis made sure…

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Former WSCC student lands job at Dollywood

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Paige Harbison, a former Miss Wallace State and theatre student at Wallace State Community College is realizing a dream she didn’t believe was possible a few years ago. The 2010 graduate of Cullman High School will soon be moving to the hills of East Tennessee to work at Dolly Parton’s Dollywood theme…

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Wallace State to host St. Patrick’s Day Celebration on Monday, March 17

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State Community College has some Irish fun planned for St. Patrick’s Day on Monday, March 17. The college is using the day as a Learning Community event, in conjunction with the Diversity Committee, to present a St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, recognizing Irish American Heritage Month at the Culinary Arts/Banquet Hall building. Beginning…

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Wallace State’s Student Government Association holds Mardi Gras Spring Dance

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s Student Government Association hosted a Mardi Gras Spring Dance last week and both Miss Wallace State Catee Moss and Brittany Robinson, the 2014 Wallace State Homecoming Queen, were in attendance. The black-tie event was held at the Student Center and was open to all students and members of the community who…

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Douglas Jones shares process of winning bombing cases

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Tuesday, March 12, 2014   HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Though it took more than 37 years, things finally started falling in to place in order to bring justice to four little girls, their families and the community that was victimized by the 1963 bombing of 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham. Douglas…

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Top-seeded Wallace State men’s basketball wins 3rd ACCC/Region 22 tournament championship in 5 seasons; Jestin Lewis scores 31 for Lions

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State men’s basketball sophomore guard Jestin Lewis sat at Tom Drake Coliseum last March and watched Shelton State cut down the nets after winning a state championship. Lewis and fellow sophomore Marcus Johnson vowed to Wallace State coach John Meeks the Lions weren’t going to allow that to happen again on…

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