No. 8 Wallace State baseball, softball teams open ACCC play on Thursday; women’s tennis picks up 1st victory

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s baseball and softball teams each open conference play on the road Thursday. Wallace State’s baseball team made its first appearance in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I rankings on Tuesday, coming in at No. 8 in the country after a 20-4 start to the season. The Lions…

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WSCC athletics roundup: WSCC basketball postseason begins Friday; baseball, women’s golf, tennis & softball updates

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s basketball teams wrapped up the regular season at Snead State on Monday night and now prepare for the postseason. Wallace State’s women’s team hosts an Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) play-in game vs. Wallace Community College-Selma on Friday at 5:30 p.m. at Tom Drake Coliseum. The winner advances to play…

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Wallace State shortstop Kolby Robinson begins a double play in the Lions’ first game against Jackson State on Saturday.

Wallace State athletics roundup: Golf season preview; baseball & women’s tennis weekend recaps

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s men’s golf team gets the 2017 spring season underway today at Eastern Florida State College’s Titan Invitational in Melbourne, Fla. The Lions are playing 36 holes today and 18 on Tuesday. Wallace State’s men’s team is the three-time defending Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) champion and has won 13 titles…

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Wallace State volleyball wins at Lawson State, extending ACCC winning streak to 30 matches

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s 19th-ranked volleyball team swept Lawson State on the road Wednesday night, winning 30-28, 25-14, 25-18. Wallace State, the seven-time defending Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) champion, has won 30 conference matches in a row dating back to October 2013. Sophomore Cierra Davis led Wallace State (2-0, 2-0 ACCC) against the…

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Tony Franklin named Wallace State men’s and women’s tennis coach

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Tony Franklin, a long-time high school tennis coach in Alabama, has been named Wallace State’s new men’s and women’s tennis coach as the college prepares to field men’s and women’s tennis this fall for the first time since 2004. Franklin will lead the Wallace State tennis programs after spending 26 seasons as…

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Damon Calvert becomes 2nd WSCC tennis signee; WSCC softball’s Shelby Brown signs with Faulkner University

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Damon Calvert was perfectly content pursuing a computer science degree at Wallace State. That was until a leisurely tennis match with a friend ultimately led to a scholarship with the Lions. Wallace State is reintroducing its men’s and women’s tennis programs this fall after they were discontinued in 2004, and Calvert, a…

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