A look back at 2015 Wallace State athletics

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State’s softball, men’s golf and volleyball teams each captured Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) championships in 2015, the women’s basketball team made program history at the national tournament and the baseball team finished conference runner-up, adding another successful chapter to the college’s athletic achievements. The past 12 months also featured Wallace…

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Wallace State athletics has multiple players sign with four-year colleges during early signing period

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State volleyball’s Cidavia Hall and baseball’s Garrett Suchey each signed letter of intents Thursday with the University of Alabama, highlighting a slew of sophomores inking with four-year colleges for next season. Hall, a 6-foot-1 middle hitter for the Lions, has put together a stellar two-year career at Wallace State. She was recently…

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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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Wallace State has 10 student-athletes recognized by NJCAA for academic achievements

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State athletics had 10 players recognized Wednesday as National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Athletes of Distinction for their academic achievements. Volleyball’s Kaci Kirk and Olivia Walker and softball’s Amanda Medders were each named Superior Academic Achievement honorees for earning a GPA between 3.80-3.99 during the 2014-15 academic year. Exemplary Academic…

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Wallace State pitcher Chad Smith selected by Cleveland Indians in 23rd round of 2015 MLB First Year Player Draft

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State sophomore pitcher Chad Smith was drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the 23rd round of the 2015 Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft on Wednesday, marking the third player to be selected from the program in four years. Smith battled a strained oblique in his final season at Wallace…

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Golfer Sylas Elliott, softball’s Rachel Ragland among Wallace State athletes to garner postseason recognition

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HANCEVILLE, ALA.  –  Wallace State freshman golfer Sylas Elliott highlights a slew of athletes who have recently garnered individual awards at the college. Elliott was named a second-team National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I All-American by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) after finishing tied for 10th in the nation last week…

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Wallace State baseball advances to ACCC/Region 22 title game; WSCC golf, softball begin pursuit of national titles

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State baseball’s latest wild victory has pushed the Lions in the ACCC/Region 22 tournament title game in Ozark. The sixth-seeded Lions (29-23) rallied for three, two-out runs in the top of the ninth on Tuesday afternoon, eliminating Faulkner State with a 7-5 victory at Eagle Stadium. Wallace State now plays Chattahoochee…

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Wallace State baseball still alive in ACCC/Region 22 tournament after knocking off pair of No. 1 seeds

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s baseball team keeps surviving and advancing at the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 tournament in Ozark. The Lions reeled off two more impressive wins in the elimination bracket Monday, knocking off rival Shelton State and L.B. Wallace — both top-seeded teams in the tournament. After losing its tournament opener…

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