Wallace State’s women’s basketball cruises past No. 11 Eastern Arizona in NJCAA Division I tournament opener, earning Ron Burdette 100th career victory

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s women’s basketball team earned its first ever opening-round win at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I national tournament on Tuesday, making program history with a convincing 87-59 victory over Eastern Arizona at the Bicentennial Center in Salina, Kansas. Sophomores BreAnna Thompson and Morgan Smith each finished with…

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Wallace State softball’s Medders, Ragland each blank Calhoun in doubleheader sweep

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State sophomore pitchers Amanda Medders and Rachel Ragland each tossed gems Tuesday at Bobby McCracken Stadium, lifting the Lady Lions to a doubleheader sweep over Calhoun in their Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) opener. Medders tossed a seven-hit shutout in a 1-0 win for Wallace State in the opener, and Ragland…

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Cancer survivor to speak at Common Read event

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College’s Common Read committee will join forces with the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Cullman County when they hold a March 25 event at the Hanceville campus. “The Fault in Our Stars” by John Green is the book used for the 2014-2015 Common Read program at Wallace…

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After non-traditional route, Edison Pearce become 1st Wallace State student selected to present at Sigma Tau Delta Convention

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College student Edison Pearce wanted to make Shakespeare a little more modern. His intentions definitely paid off. Pearce, a member of Wallace State’s Sigma Kappa Delta English Honor Society, has been invited to participate in the 2015 Sigma Tau Delta Convention in Albuquerque, N.M., on March 18-21, where he…

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Feeding the hungry topic of next free film at Wallace State

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  HANCEVILLE, Ala. — They are three very different people, but Jesse Roesler’s film “The Starfish Throwers” highlights the common effort of these individuals to feed the hungry around the world. Called “the most heartwarming film of 2014” by The Huffington Post, the 83-minute film will be screened on Thursday, March 19, at Wallace State…

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Wallace State’s women’s basketball team finishes ACCC tourney runner-up, still receives NJCAA Division I tournament bid

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BAY MINETTE – Wallace State’s women’s basketball team ran out of gas Saturday, falling to Lawson State 66-50 in the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 tournament title game at Faulkner State’s Jack Robertson Arena. Lawson State opened up a double-digit lead early in the second half and never let Wallace State trim the deficit…

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Morgan Smith’s 3-pointer sends Wallace State’s women to double OT victory over No. 14 Shelton State, into ACCC title game

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BAY MINETTE – Wallace State women’s sophomore forward Morgan Smith may never hit a bigger shot than the game-winner she nailed Friday in the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 tournament. Smith’s acrobatic 3-pointer as time expired in double overtime sent Wallace State to an exhilarating 89-88 victory over top-seeded Shelton State in the ACCC…

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EVENT CANCELLED: Wallace State to host courts of Criminal and Civil Appeals

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NOTE: This event has been cancelled due to the threat of inclement weather on March 5. The Appellate Court and Wallace State will work to reschedule the event.   HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Alabama Courts of Criminal and Civil Appeals will visit Wallace State Community College in March to hear cases, providing opportunities for students and…

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