Wallace State conducts initial Learning Communities event of semester with softball game

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College conducted the first Learning Communities event of the semester for its students on Tuesday at the James C. Bailey baseball stadium. Wallace State’s baseball and softball teams combined to play softball against each other, along with the Wallace State Pep Band and Wallace State Cheerleaders providing entertainment. Wallace State’s…

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Elliott, Marty propel Wallace State’s men’s golf team to WSCC Fall Invitational title for 2nd consecutive year

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CULLMAN, ALA. – Sylas Elliott, Eli Marty and the Wallace State men’s golf team captured the Wallace State Fall Invitational championship for the second year in a row on Tuesday, prevailing among a stout field at the Cullman Golf Course. Elliott, a sophomore from Cullman, edged Eastern Florida State’s Kerry Sweeney over the final holes to…

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Wallace State volleyball splits four matches in season-opening tournament

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s volleyball team split four matches over the weekend, opening the season at the South Suburban Tournament in Wisconsin Dells, Wisc. Wallace State (2-2) notched wins against Iowa Lakes CC and Carl Sandburg College (Ill.). The Lions defeated Iowa Lakes 25-22, 25-12, 25-17 in their second match of the season and followed…

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Six-time defending conference champion Wallace State volleyball opens 2015 season Saturday

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State volleyball, a six-time defending conference champion, opens the season Saturday with a roster that coach Randy Daniel believes may be his deepest yet. “We have size, athleticism, talent, versatility and depth at every position. I can’t think of a team we’ve had on paper that’s as deep as this one,”…

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Wallace State’s inaugural women’s golf team begins first practices, preparing for fall season

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Abbi Yeager was scrolling through Twitter one day and noticed Wallace State was adding a women’s golf team to its athletics programs. “I knew I had to look into it,” said Yeager, a sophomore and 2014 Fairview graduate. “I’m now fortunate enough and excited to be on the first women’s golf team…

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Wallace State anglers Josh Butts, Justin Rivers finish in middle of pack at Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State anglers Josh Butts and Justin Rivers finished 38th among 81 teams at the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship in Stevens Point, Wis., over the weekend. Butts and Rivers made the second national championship appearance for Wallace State’s BASS fishing club in three years. They qualified for nationals after becoming…

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From left, Wallace State anglers Josh Butts and Justin Rivers.

Wallace State anglers Justin Rivers, Josh Butts ready for Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State anglers Justin Rivers and Josh Butts have humbly savored the publicity they’ve generated for the college since winning the Carhartt Bassmasters College World Series Wild Card championship last month. The next step in their impressive journey begins Thursday morning at the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship in Stevens Point,…

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Wallace State softball coach Jayne Clem, former players Rachel Ragland and Mackenzie Hill all part of NJCAA All-Star team at Canadian Open this month

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State softball coach Jayne Clem and recently-graduated players Rachel Ragland and Mackenzie Hill are among the elite collection of National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-Star players and coaches competing at the 2015 Canadian Open Fastpitch International Championship, which begins Friday. It’s the second consecutive year Wallace State softball will be…

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Wallace State volleyball, softball teams earn NJCAA All-Academic team status

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s volleyball and softball teams were each recognized Thursday as National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-Academic teams, a day after 10 student-athletes at the college were named NJCAA Athletes of Distinction. Wallace State’s volleyball team compiled a cumulative 3.47 GPA. Wallace State’s softball team finished the 2014-15 academic year with…

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