Wallace State volleyball’s Kelsea Bivins named a NJCAA 2nd-team All-American

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State volleyball outside hitter Kelsea Bivins was recognized this week as a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I second-team All-American, marking the second consecutive year a player from the program earned 2nd-team status. Bivins, a 6-foot-1 sophomore from Thompson High School, led the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) this…

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Wallace State’s women’s basketball breezes by Blue Mountain College JV

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s women’s basketball coasted past Blue Mountain (Miss.) College JV on Friday, receiving scoring contributions from 13 players en route to a 92-27 victory at Tom Drake Coliseum. Sophomore Kelsey Houston poured in a game-high 16 points off the bench for Wallace State, leading five Lady Lions in double figures. Jemaiya…

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Wallace State men’s basketball hosting Hampton Inn Thanksgiving Bash on Nov. 25-26

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State’s men’s basketball team is hosting the third annual Hampton Inn Thanksgiving Bash on Nov. 25-26 at Tom Drake Coliseum. The two-day event begins Friday and features high school and college teams. High schools participating in the tournament are R.A. Hubbard, Falkville, Phil Campbell, Coosa Christian School, Oneonta, Central (Florence), Douglas…

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Wallace State volleyball eliminated from NJCAA Division I national tournament, closes season with 38-4 record

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CASPER, WYO. – One of the best seasons in Wallace State volleyball program history came to an end Friday. The Lions were eliminated at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I national championship, losing to Mineral Area (Mo.) College, 18-25, 25-21, 19-25, 21-25. Wallace State, the tournament’s 12th seed, closes the season with…

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Wallace State volleyball loses NJCAA Division I national tournament opener to 5th-seeded Salt Lake CC

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CASPER, WYO. – Wallace State’s volleyball team dropped its National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I national championship opener Thursday, losing 22-25, 14-25, 16-25 to 5th-seeded Salt Lake Community College at the Casper Events Center. Wallace State, the tournament’s 12th seed, battled the Bruins tough during the first set, overcoming deficits of 6-2 and…

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Wallace State volleyball begins play Thursday at the NJCAA Division I national championship

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s volleyball team has earned a No. 12 seed at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I national championship for the second consecutive season. The Lions play fifth-seeded Salt Lake Community College at 4 p.m. CST Thursday in the double-elimination tournament at the Casper (Wyo.) Events Center. All matches…

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Wallace State Lady Lions pick up two wins over weekend; WSCC men fall to Florida-based powers

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s women’s basketball team notched a pair of wins over the weekend in Americus, Ga., defeating Denmark (S.C.) Technical College and Cape Fear (N.C.) Community College. Sophomore guard Kelsey Houston poured in 17 points off the bench, and Ahziala Wright added 11 points and eight rebounds in Wallace State’s 73-58 victory…

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Wallace State men’s basketball hosting perennial Florida-based powers

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Beginning tonight, Wallace State’s men’s basketball team is hosting a pair of perennial National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) powers from Florida. Chipola College, out of Marianna, Fla., visits Tom Drake Coliseum today at 7 p.m. and top-ranked Northwest Florida State College makes a visit on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. It’s believed…

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Wallace State athletics has three players sign Division I scholarships during early signing period

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State baseball left-hander Blake Schilleci signed a letter of intent Wednesday with Auburn University, highlighting an impressive sophomore class to hook on with Division I colleges once they leave Hanceville. Wallace State baseball’s Peyton Hayes also signed to pitch for Murray State, and softball’s Taylor Beshears inked with Jacksonville State. Schilleci,…

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