Wallace State golf captures 11th Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 championship after impressive wire-to-wire performance

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DECATUR, ALA. – Wallace State golf coach Dan York felt his team was poised to turn the corner after finishing runner-up earlier this month in the NJCAA District IV championships. York was right on the money. Wallace State’s golf team captured its first Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 championship since 2008, finishing 6-under par…

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Defending national champion Wallace State softball wins 9th straight ACCC North Division title, earns a No. 1 seed in conference tournament

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s defending national championship softball team secured its ninth consecutive Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) North Division championship over the weekend. The Lady Lions dropped a doubleheader to Snead State on Friday, but got help along the way to lock up yet another regular-season championship. Wallace State now has its eyes…

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Wallace State baseball press box to be named after longtime voice Donald Jones in pregame ceremonies Saturday, Coach Randy Putman to be recognized for 900 career wins

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – As a longtime educator in Cullman County, Donald Jones always had an interest in Wallace State baseball and made James C. Bailey Stadium a second home after retirement in the late 1990s. On Saturday, Jones’s legacy and impact as Wallace State baseball’s public address announcer will be etched in history as the…

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McKenzie’s 3-run, walk-off homer in 10th lifts Wallace State softball to doubleheader split against Calhoun

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – With Wallace State softball trailing 4-2 with runners on first and second and no outs in the bottom of the tenth Tuesday night, catcher Andrea McKenzie convinced her coaches to let her swing away instead of bunting her teammates into scoring position. McKenzie decided to become the hero on the next pitch,…

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No. 10 Wallace State golf team qualifies for 19th NJCAA tournament appearance after finishing runner-up Tuesday at District 4 championships

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s golf team has qualified for the program’s 19th national tournament after finishing runner-up Tuesday in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) District 4 championships at the Stonebridge Golf Course in Albany, Ga. The 10th-ranked Lions led by one stroke heading into Tuesday’s final round but a drastic shift in…

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McKenzie, Doran propel Wallace State softball to doubleheader sweep over Gadsden State

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State freshman Andrea McKenzie continued to feast on Gadsden State pitching Thursday afternoon, finishing with a solo homer, a three-run triple and five RBIs as the Lady Lions prevailed 7-1 in the opener of their conference doubleheader at Bobby McCracken Stadium. Wallace State, which has won 14 of 15 games, completed the…

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Wallace State athletics roundup: Lady Lions at home this week, baseball splits four-game set with Snead State

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s defending national champion softball team plays its first home games at Bobby McCracken Stadium this week, hosting Motlow State on Tuesday and Gadsden State on Thursday. The Lady Lions, winners of six of the last seven state championships, swept a conference doubleheader from Marion Military Institute last Thursday and split a…

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Wallace State softball hits four homers during sweep of Gadsden State

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HANCEVILLE – Freshman catcher Andrea McKenzie finished 3-for-7 with a three-run homer and seven RBIs and Wallace State’s softball team swept a doubleheader on the road Tuesday at Gadsden State, extending their winning streak to a season-high seven games. McKenzie and the Lady Lions, the NJCAA defending national champions, slugged four homers combined in the…

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Wallace State’s defending national champion softball team starts conference play Tuesday

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HANCEVILLE – After playing a daunting non-conference schedule for nearly two months, Wallace State’s defending national championship softball team begins league play Tuesday at Gadsden State. Wallace State softball coach Jayne Clem feels the nationally-ranked counterparts her freshman-laden Lady Lions (23-17) have encountered will make them stronger during the conference rush. “We’re ready to get…

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