Wallace State forward Immanuel King skies for a  dunk in the first half of the Lions’ victory over Wallace Community College-Selma on Saturday.

Wallace State men’s basketball coasts past Wallace-Selma; Lady Lions fall to Lady Patriots in home opener

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Sophomore Kylen Butler poured in a game-high 16 points, Derylton Hill added 14 off the bench and Wallace State’s men’s basketball team rolled past Wallace Community College-Selma with a 70-47 victory Saturday afternoon at Tom Drake Coliseum. Wallace State (10-2) overcame an early 17-7 deficit, led by two at the half and…

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Wallace State men’s basketball pushes winning streak to five games

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State’s men’s basketball team continues to roll during the season’s opening month. The Lions (8-1) reeled off their fifth consecutive victory Monday night, edging Wallace Community College-Selma on the road, 57-53. Marcus Barham posted a double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds for Wallace State, and Kylen Butler scored 15 points,…

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Wallace State men’s basketball hosting Hampton Inn Thanksgiving Bash on Nov. 27-28

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State’s men’s basketball team is hosting the inaugural Hampton Inn Thanksgiving Bash on Nov. 27-28 at Tom Drake Coliseum. The two-day event begins Friday and features high school and college teams. High schools participating in the tournament are Central-Florence, Cleveland, Faith Academy, Fort Payne, Guntersville, Haleyville, Hatton and defending Class 4A…

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WSCC athletics roundup: Men’s basketball travels to Dominican Republic; Men’s golf finishes 5th in final fall poll

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s men’s basketball team flew to the Dominican Republic this morning for a historic trip. According to coach John Meeks, the Lions are set to become the first National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) team in any sport to compete on foreign soil. Wallace State, which is off to an impressive 4-1…

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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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WSCC men’s basketball coach John Meeks earns 100th career victory with program; Lady Lions lose to West Alabama in exhibition game

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State men’s basketball coach John Meeks earned his 100th career victory with the Lions over the weekend. Meeks’ milestone victory came in a 71-61 triumph over Brunswick Community College in the Roger Taylor Classic at Louisburg, N.C. The 32-year-old Meeks, a North Carolina native, is in his sixth season at Wallace State…

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Wallace State’s men’s basketball team features four sophomore returners as 2015-16 season gets underway

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – When the Wallace State’s men’s basketball team has returned a strong core of sophomores under coach John Meeks, it has normally spelled postseason success. The Lions, who open the 2015-16 season today at Cleveland State, hope to continue that trend this season with a sophomore quartet of Immanuel King, Kylen Butler, Tyrell Clary…

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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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