Wallace State women fall to undefeated and No. 4 Shelton State in ACCC tournament title game; WSCC men cruise in tournament opener

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s women’s bid to win its second state basketball tournament championship in three seasons was unsuccessful Wednesday night, as undefeated and fourth-ranked Shelton State prevailed 78-54 in the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) finals at Tom Drake Coliseum. Wallace State trailed Shelton State by only seven points at the half, 42-35, but…

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Wallace State to host women’s and men’s Alabama Community College Conference/NJCAA Region XXII tournament on March 3-9.

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State Community College is set to host the women’s and men’s Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/NJCAA Region XXII tournaments at Tom Drake Coliseum on March 3-9. Each tournament is a four-day event. The women begin play Sunday at 1 p.m., the first of four games scheduled on that day. Their championship game…

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Both Wallace State basketball teams receive strong bench contributions, sweep Snead State on homecoming

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State women’s basketball coach Ron Burdette is always curious to see when the light goes off for one of his freshmen. It was Jorden Quick’s turn Saturday afternoon in a gritty 62-58 homecoming victory over Snead State. Quick’s 3-pointer with 1:22 remaining in the game shifted the lead back in Wallace State’s…

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Wallace State basketball teams hosting Snead State for homecoming Saturday

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s basketball teams have approached the halfway point of Alabama Community College Conference play and seek to build momentum for March as they host Snead State for homecoming on Saturday at Tom Drake Coliseum. Admission is free to both games, beginning with the women’s contest at 1 p.m. The men will follow…

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Wallace State basketball teams lose to rival Shelton State in first meetings of season

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s basketball teams lost the first round of their annual rivalry with Shelton State Thursday night, losing a pair of games at Tom Drake Coliseum. Four Shelton State men finished with double figures and cruised to an 81-62 victory, exacting a dose of revenge after losing last season’s ACCC state tournament championship…

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Lewis’ jumper in final seconds lifts Wallace State men past Columbia State; women cruise behind Nance’s 9th double-double of season

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State men’s basketball team shook off its post-Christmas rust with a thrilling 71-67 victory over Columbia (Tenn.) State on Tuesday night, completing a sweep after the Lady Lions cruised to a 77-47 win in the opener. Wallace State freshman Jestin Lewis, a Richmond, Va. native, took care of business in the final…

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Wallace State Community College’s athletic teams collectively put together a memorable 2012

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HANCEVILLE – Four state championships, two state runner-up finishes and multiple academic achievements were among the impressive highlights for Wallace State athletics in 2012. Toss in former athletes making splashes on the national scene and a renovated Tom Drake Coliseum floor and the previous 12 months rival the finest years in the college’s athletic history.…

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Griffin’s torrid 3-point shooting propels Wallace State men to rout over Meridian (Miss.); WSCC women fall in closing minutes

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s men’s basketball team may schedule more weekday matinees, especially after the fun it had Friday. No one enjoyed the rare midday start more than sophomore forward Jamalcolm Griffin. The Rome, Ga. native nailed six of his seven 3-pointers in the first half, finishing with 21 points, and Wallace State cruised to…

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Wallace State Wellness Center to celebrate 20th anniversary open house on Friday, Dec. 7

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CONTACT: Russell Moore, Communications and Marketing, Wallace State Community College, 256.352.8443, russell.moore@wallacestate.edu HANCEVILLE – Wallace State Community College’s Wellness Center employees are set to host a 20th anniversary open house celebration on Friday, Dec. 7, from 8-10 a.m., serving refreshments and presenting a photo slide show on the facility’s history. Wellness Center instructor Mary Leah…

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