WSCC Athletics: Men’s tennis wins 4th straight match; men’s golf finishes runner-up at Goose Pond; baseball wins series

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. — Wallace State’s 16th-ranked men’s tennis team has won four consecutive matches after notching a conference victory over Gadsden State last Friday and East Central Mississippi on Sunday. The Lions won both matches, 9-0, sweeping singles and doubles action. For Wallace State, No. 1 Sebastian Arce, No. 2 Ethan Aycock, No. 3 Nick…

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Connor Bruce wins individual low medalist title as WSCC men’s golf finishes tournament runner-up; basketball sweeps Southern Union

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. — Wallace State sophomore Connor Bruce won individual medalist honors at the Coastal Alabama Invitational over the weekend, and the Lions finished as the tournament runner-up in a playoff. Bruce, a Mortimer Jordan graduate, finished with a 5-under par 139 (69-70) at Rock Creek Golf Club in Fairhope, notching his first collegiate individual…

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Wallace State golf teams wrap up fall seasons; Lady Lions win Jeff State Invitational

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. — Wallace State’s men’s golf team wrapped up its fall slate this week, finishing sixth at the Central Alabama Trojan Invitational in Alexander City. Freshman Carter Goodwin had Wallace State’s top finish in the event, trying for ninth overall with a 3-over par 147 (76-71). Goodwin shared ninth place with seven others. Matt…

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Wallace State cross country teams heating up before postseason; men’s golf’s Matt Smith earns individual title

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. — Wallace State cross country is heating up as the postseason approaches. Both Wallace State teams are coming off one of their best performances since the program was reestablished last fall. The men and women each recently finished third overall at Sewanee Invitational. For the men, freshman Eli Wilhite finished fourth overall in…

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No. 9 Wallace State men’s golf finishes 3rd in WSCC Invitational; freshman Matt Smith earns All-Tournament honors

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. — Wallace State men’s golf freshman Matt Smith earned All-Tournament honors Tuesday as the 9th-ranked Lions finished third in their annual Fall Invitational held at Cross Creek Golf Course. Smith, a Clements graduate, finished with a 6-under par 210 in his first collegiate tournament. Smith opened the tournament on Monday with a 72…

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Wallace State has school-record 51 student-athletes recognized by NJCAA for academic achievements

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State athletics had a school-record 51 student-athletes recognized recently for their academic achievements during the 2017-2018 year in list released by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). The new mark surpasses last summer’s record of 41 students. Wallace State had 11 students achieve a 4.0 GPA, each earning NJCAA All-Academic…

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Wallace State’s men’s golf finishes 10th in nation as golf, tennis teams wrap up season

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s golf and tennis teams wrapped up their seasons recently at their respective National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I national championships. Wallace State’s men’s golf team finished 10th in the nation at Lubbock, Texas, carding a 36-over par 1188 over the four-day event. Sophomore Brandon Lacasse capped a solid…

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Wallace State baseball finishes ACCC Tournament runner-up; golf, tennis and softball all competing at nationals

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State baseball’s impressive season ended as the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/22 Region runner-up this week in Ozark. The 13th-ranked Lions made a valiant march to the championship game before losing to third-ranked Chattahoochee Valley, 10-5. Wallace State closes the season with a 48-10 record, registering one of the program’s best…

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Wallace State alum and county music singer Kip Moore continues to churn out hits

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Long before country music star Kip Moore hit the airwaves and became a household name, he was strumming his guitar and belting tunes on Wallace State golf road trips or staging impromptu concerts at his Hanceville apartment. Moore, who has recorded country chart toppers like “Something’ Bout a Truck,” “Pretty Girl” and…

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