Wallace State shortstop Kolby Robinson begins a double play in the Lions’ first game against Jackson State on Saturday.

Wallace State athletics roundup: Golf season preview; baseball & women’s tennis weekend recaps

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s men’s golf team gets the 2017 spring season underway today at Eastern Florida State College’s Titan Invitational in Melbourne, Fla. The Lions are playing 36 holes today and 18 on Tuesday. Wallace State’s men’s team is the three-time defending Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) champion and has won 13 titles…

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Wallace State athletics has three players sign Division I scholarships during early signing period

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State baseball left-hander Blake Schilleci signed a letter of intent Wednesday with Auburn University, highlighting an impressive sophomore class to hook on with Division I colleges once they leave Hanceville. Wallace State baseball’s Peyton Hayes also signed to pitch for Murray State, and softball’s Taylor Beshears inked with Jacksonville State. Schilleci,…

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Wallace State athletics has six teams earn NJCAA All-Academic honorable mention status

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State athletics had six teams recognized this week as National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-Academic honorable mention programs for the 2015-16 academic year after a record 36 student-athletes at the college were named NJCAA Athletes of Distinction. Wallace State’s volleyball team compiled a school-best 3.48 GPA during 2015-16. The Lions,…

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Wallace State has school-record 36 student-athletes recognized by NJCAA for academic achievements

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State athletics had a school-record 36 student-athletes recognized Tuesday as National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Athletes of Distinction for their 2015-16 academic achievements, including eight acknowledged as Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence recipients for finishing with a 4.0 GPA. Wallace State softball had four Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence honorees:…

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Wallace State baseball eliminated in ACCC tournament quarterfinals, closes season at 34-25

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s baseball team had its season end Monday in the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 quarterfinals in Ozark, losing to Marion Military Institute 10-0 in five innings at Eagle Stadium. Marion Military Institute grabbed a 1-0 lead in the second inning, added three runs in the third and tacked on…

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Wallace State baseball outlasts Shelton State in wild affair, stays alive at ACCC/Region 22 tournament

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OZARK, ALA. – Wallace State’s baseball team is following a familiar script from last season at the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 tournament in Ozark. The Lions rallied for a four-run eighth inning Sunday afternoon against top-seeded Shelton State and held on for a 12-8 victory over their rival, eliminating the Bucs from the…

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Wallace State’s Garrett Suchey serving as staff ace after Tommy John surgery, graduating with engineering technology degree

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State baseball’s Garrett Suchey faced a lot of uncertainty about his career a little more than two years ago. Suchey was seven games into his freshman season at Wallace State in 2014, tossing 21 2/3 innings before experiencing elbow troubles. Suchey, a former honorable mention All-State selection out of Mortimer Jordan,…

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