Lewis Colbert, the author of “The Unlikeliest Tiger,” recently visited Wallace State to speak to students, faculty and staff and community members who attended. Colbert was an All-American punter for Auburn  University in 1985. He displays a boot he wore as a child.

Former Auburn All-American and NFL punter Lewis Colbert encourages Wallace State students to stay committed to goals

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Former Auburn University punter Lewis Colbert was born with a clubfoot, grew up in a poor household and his father left home when he was three days old. Colbert, 52, didn’t let that prohibit him from etching out a successful punting career at Auburn University and in the NFL. Colbert, an All-American at…

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No. 18 Wallace State volleyball closes regular season with perfect ACCC mark

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – No. 18 Wallace State volleyball wrapped up the regular season Wednesday night at Gadsden State, finishing off a perfect 14-0 mark in Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) play. Wallace State (36-6) defeated Gadsden State 27-25, 18-25, 25-20, 25-17, extending its ACCC winning streak to 28 matches. The Lions haven’t dropped an ACCC match…

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WSCC’s Marty earns All-Tournament recognition for No. 6 men’s golf; WSCC women crack Top 10 poll in inaugural season

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s sixth-ranked men’s golf team recently finished fifth at the NJCAA National Fall Preview Tournament in Viera, Fla. Sophomore Eli Marty was an All-Tournament selection after shooting a 1-under par 215 during the 54-hole tournament. He carded a 71-70-74, placing him in a six-way tie for fifth place. Marty, who was a…

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Wallace State’s Kheala Roberts, left, and Latresia Williams each attempt to block a volley from a Faulkner State opponent in Thursday’s championship-clinching match.

No. 17 Wallace State volleyball clinches 8th straight ACCC regular season title

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s 17th-ranked volleyball team crossed one important goal off the list Thursday night, winning its eighth consecutive Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) regular season title with a convincing victory over Faulkner State. Four Wallace State players had at least eight kills, and the Lions extended their conference winning streak to 27…

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Unlikeliest Auburn Tiger

Former Auburn All-American and NFL punter Lewis Colbert to speak at Wallace State on Oct. 21

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College will welcome former Auburn University and NFL punter Lewis Colbert to campus on Oct. 21 at 11 a.m. at the James C. Bailey Auditorium. Colbert, an All-American for Auburn in 1985, is the author of “Lewis Colbert: The Unlikeliest Tiger,” which was published in 2011.  He carved out…

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WSCC’s Alexandra Gamble earns ACCC Player of the Week

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MONTGOMERY —Alexandra Gamble of Wallace State has been named the ACCC Volleyball Player of the Week for the week of October 5-11. Gamble led the Lady Lions to a 4-2 week as the Lady Lions, including 2-2 in the Missouri State-West Plains Tournament. Gamble averaged 10.9 assist per set, including a school record for assists in a match with 59 vs. nationally ranked Hutchinson…

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Wallace State volleyball inches closer to another ACCC regular season title with conference sweep

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State volleyball crept closer to its eighth consecutive Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) regular season title on Wednesday night, sweeping Snead State and Wallace Community College-Selma at Tom Drake Coliseum. Wallace State (24-4, 12-0 ACCC) prevailed 25-14, 25-11, 25-13 over Snead State in the opener and cruised to a 25-9, 25-9,…

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Cidavia Hall completes a kill in a match this season.

Wallace State volleyball middle hitter Cidavia Hall named NJCAA Division I Player of the Week

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State volleyball sophomore Cidavia Hall has experienced quite a memorable week. On Monday, the 6-foot-1 middle hitter from Dothan was named the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) Player of the Week for third time this season. Hall garnered national attention on Wednesday as she was named the National Junior College Athletic…

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Top-ranked Wallace State men’s golf finishes runner-up in NJCAA District 4 Preview tournament

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s top-ranked men’s golf team finished runner-up in the NJCAA District 4 Preview played at TP Country Club in Cullman on Monday and Tuesday. Wallace State and Eastern Florida State both entered the tournament Monday tied atop the Bushnell/Golfweek Coaches Poll as the top junior college teams in the country. The…

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