Wallace State Lady Lions continue postseason surge into ACCC title game; top-seeded WSCC men upset in closing seconds

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – A familiar sight will take place Friday afternoon in the women’s Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 tournament championship game. The Wallace State Lady Lions (14-19) prolonged their impressive tournament run on Thursday, reeling off their third consecutive postseason win with a 56-47 victory over division foe Snead State. Wallace State freshman…

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No. 19 Wallace State men race past Alabama Southern in ACCC Tournament quarterfinals

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Four Wallace State players finished with double figures, and the top-seeded Lions overcame a slow start in a 77-60 victory over Alabama Southern in the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 quarterfinals Wednesday afternoon at Tom Drake Coliseum. Wallace State, ranked 19th nationally and one of two top seeds in the tournament,…

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Wallace State hosting the women’s and men’s Alabama Community College Conference/NJCAA Region XXII tournaments on March 1-4

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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 1-4. The ACCC postseason began over the weekend with first-round games played at host sites in both the women’s and men’s brackets. Sixteen teams will now converge…

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No. 15 Wallace State men’s basketball has won multiple ways as ACCC regular season champs

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State’s 15th-ranked basketball team has won multiple ways during the 2015-16 season, prevailing in both shootouts or defensive slugfests. It has led to the Lions earning their second Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) regular season championship in the past three seasons under coach John Meeks. Wallace State clinched the title and…

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No. 17 Wallace State men outlast No. 16 Marion Military Institute in battle of nationally-ranked teams

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State’s men’s basketball outlasted Marion Military Institute in their nationally-ranked showdown Thursday night, gutting out a 49-46 victory at Tom Drake Coliseum. Marcus Barham scored 14 points and Xavier Mills added 11 for the 17th-ranked Lions, who avenged their lone conference loss of the season and snapped the 16th-ranked Tigers’ 15-game…

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Marion Military Institute & Wallace State’s men’s programs set for nationally-ranked showdown on Thursday

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State men’s basketball coach John Meeks has led the Lions to a pair of Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) titles and subsequent national tournament appearances, yet he perceives Thursday night’s ACCC North Division showdown with Marion Military Institute as one of the most significant in his six seasons in Hanceville. Marion…

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Wallace State baseball drops season opener; WSCC basketball teams record ACCC road sweep

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State’s baseball team lost its season opener Friday, falling to Motlow (Tenn.) State, 4-2, at James C. Bailey Stadium. Wallace State freshman Cole Collins was 2 for 4 in his collegiate debut, scoring a run in the first inning for the Lions. Wallace State led 1-0 through four innings behind starter…

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Wallace State basketball teams sweep Snead State as college inducts second HOF class

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State’s basketball teams capped a memorable Sunday at Tom Drake Coliseum with a sweep of Snead State. Playing in front of one of the largest crowds in recent Wallace State basketball history, the Lady Lions earned an impressive 77-67 victory in the opener, and the Wallace State men outlasted Snead State…

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