No. 16 Wallace State volleyball, the nine-time defending ACCC champion, opens 2018 season on Friday

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. — Wallace State volleyball has been the premier team in the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) for the past decade, winning nine consecutive league tournament titles. The 16th-ranked Lions begin the chapter for a 10th straight championship on Friday, opening the 2018 season at Spartanburg Methodist (S.C.). “Each season we have different individuals…

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Wallace State volleyball ranked 16th in NJCAA Division I preseason poll

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. — Wallace State’s volleyball team is ranked 16th in the NJCAA Division I preseason poll, released earlier this week. The Lions are recognized in the Top 20 preseason ranking for the eighth time in 10 years and will seek their 10th consecutive conference championship this season under coach Randy Daniel. Returning Wallace State…

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Wallace State student Cameron Reed soaking up summer internships with governor’s office, Tennessee Titans

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – From state government to professional football — Cameron Reed’s summer has been quite the learning experience. Reed, an upcoming sophomore at Wallace State, began his summer interning in Montgomery with the governor’s office, and he’s now fulfilling an equipment staff internship with the Tennessee Titans in Nashville. “They’re two totally opposite internships,”…

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Wallace State’s men’s basketball named NJCAA Academic Team of the Year, eight WSCC teams earn honorable mention status

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s men’s basketball team is a champion in the classroom for the 2017-2018 academic year. The Lions have earned distinction as the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Academic Team of the Year for men’s basketball after compiling a cumulative 3.48 GPA this past season. John Meeks’ squad is one of…

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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 baseball’s Blake Rivera named a NJCAA 2nd-team All-American

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Former Wallace State pitcher Blake Rivera has enjoyed a memorable June thus far. Rivera was named a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I 2nd-team All-American on Monday, less than a week after being drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the fourth round of the Major League Baseball First Year…

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Jessica McBrayer promoted to Wallace State’s new women’s basketball coach

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College announced the appointment of Jessica McBrayer as head women’s basketball coach this week. McBrayer, 29, takes over the permanent post after spending the 2017-2018 season as the interim women’s coach. She guided Wallace State to a 23-8 record and to the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) semifinals. McBrayer…

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Wallace State baseball’s Blake Rivera drafted in 4th round by San Francisco Giants

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State pitcher Blake Rivera became the baseball program’s highest draft selection in 10 years after being chosen by the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday in the fourth round of the 2018 Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft. Rivera, the 2018 Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) Pitcher of the Year, was…

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