Clint Watson, a Cullman grad, becomes first Wallace State men’s tennis signee

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Clint Watson is the first Wallace State men’s tennis signee in the program’s new era. Watson, a 2014 Cullman High School graduate, signed a letter of intent recently to play for the Lions beginning with the fall 2016 season. Wallace State is reintroducing its men’s and women’s tennis programs this fall after…

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Wallace State Lady Lions outlast Chattahoochee Valley behind new-look starting lineup

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. – A new-look starting lineup yielded profitable results for the Wallace State Lady Lions in a 72-66 victory over Chattahoochee Valley Community College at Tom Drake Coliseum on Saturday. Sophomore guard Hannah Vest, who nailed five 3-pointers, finished with 18 points for Wallace State, Morgan Higgins scored 15 in her first start in…

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Wallace State men’s basketball coasts past Southern Union; Lady Lions fall late to Lady Bison

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State’s men’s basketball team collected its second convincing conference victory in three days, coasting to a 73-48 triumph over Southern Union on Thursday night at Tom Drake Coliseum. Sophomore guard Marcus Barham scored a game-high 15 points, Immanuel King had 14 and freshman Jaylen McCoy added 11 points for the Lions,…

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Wallace State Community College athletics to reintroduce tennis programs in August 2016

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State Community College is reintroducing its men’s and women’s tennis programs beginning with the 2016 fall season, Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics has announced. Before the tennis programs were discontinued in 2004, they accounted for four of the seven NJCAA national titles earned by Wallace State athletics. The men’s program…

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Wallace State Human Services student invited to speak at conference in New Zealand

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — A Wallace State student has been invited to share her story of recovery during the Indigenous People Must Survive conference Feb. 18 through March 5 in Aotearoa, New Zealand. The conference is an invitation-only event presented by Two Feathers International Consultancy, a non-profit organization that works around the world to help indigenous…

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Barham’s career night propels Wallace State men in conference opener; Lady Lions fall to Gadsden State

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State men’s sophomore guard Marcus Barham registered a career-high 30 points and the Lions rolled to a 79-62 triumph over Gadsden State in their conference opener Tuesday night. Barham entered the game as Wallace State’s leading scorer and more than doubled his season average (12.3 ppg) against the Cardinals, knocking down…

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Wallace State ranked among nation’s fastest growing colleges

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HANCEVILLE, Ala.—Wallace State Community College has earned a place among Community College Week’s ranking of the nation’s fastest growing community colleges with enrollments of 5,000 or more, the only community college in Alabama to do so. Wallace State placed 39th on the list of U.S. public community colleges with enrollments from 5,000 to 9,999, which…

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Wallace State student Jordan Johnson named a Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar, earning $1,000 scholarship

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State student Jordan Johnson has been selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship from the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society as a Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar. Johnson, a 2014 Hartselle graduate, was also recently crowned Miss Wallace State 2016, which earned her a one-year scholarship at Wallace State valued at $5,000.…

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Freshman duo lifts Wallace State men’s basketball past Cleveland State

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Four Wallace State men finished with double figures, including freshmen Jaylen McCoy and Nubian Spann, and the Lions wrapped up non-conference action Thursday with a 70-51 victory over Cleveland State Community College at Tom Drake Coliseum. McCoy poured in 15 points behind five 3-pointers for Wallace State, Marcus Barham had 15, Spann…

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