Maira Cardenas named 2015 Wallace State Homecoming Queen

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HANCEVILLE – Maira Cardenas, a Demopolis High graduate, is Wallace State Community College’s 2015 Homecoming Queen. She was crowned queen during halftime of the men’s basketball game Thursday night versus Gadsden State. Cardenas, a diagnostic medical sonography student, was elected by her peers as Homecoming Queen. Cardenas, who hails from Boligee in Greene County, is…

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Wallace State’s basketball teams sweep Gadsden State, each earning 4th consecutive ACCC victories

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s basketball teams each won their fourth consecutive conference games Thursday night as they swept Gadsden State at Tom Drake Coliseum. Morgan Smith poured in 29 points, Haven Albright added 17 and the Lady Lions rolled to an 81-64 victory in the opener. The Wallace State men capped the profitable night…

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Wallace State’s baseball team sweeps Motlow State in season opener behind Porter, Belue

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State sophomore pitchers Luke Porter and Hunter Belue dominated Motlow State on Thursday as the Lions opened the 2015 season with a sweep at James C. Bailey Stadium, winning 3-0 and 4-3. Porter, who converted from catcher to pitcher in the offseason, started the opener and went five scoreless innings. Porter…

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Wallace State’s baseball team opens season Thursday with sophomore-heavy pitching staff, new-look lineup

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s baseball team opens the 2015 season on Thursday with a sophomore-laden pitching staff and newcomers scattered up and down the lineup. “I think we are going to be a talented team, and I think this team is going to be very passionate about wanting to win.  The sophomores don’t want…

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Wallace State’s basketball teams sweep Snead State on road; No. 7 WSCC softball picks up three wins over weekend

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s basketball teams swept Snead State on the road Monday night. The Lady Lions earned a convincing 83-54 victory in the opener, and the men capped the successful road trip with a 77-69 win. In the second game, men’s guard Bennett Wilson poured in a career-high 20 points for the Lions,…

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Wallace State’s baseball family mourns the death of Donald Jones, the longtime voice of the Lions

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State baseball lost one of its biggest fans and family members on Thursday as Donald Jones died at the age of 76 after a long battle with cancer. Jones served as the Wallace State baseball public address announcer since the late 1990’s, but that only scratched the surface of Jones’s impact…

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Wallace State’s basketball teams each earn thrilling victories in sweep over Lawson State

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State sophomore guard Haven Albright could hardly recall the last time she made a game-winning shot. Albright will definitely remember the clutch 3-pointer she delivered on Friday for the Lady Lions. Her trey with 0.5 seconds remaining lifted Wallace State to a thrilling 65-64 victory over conference foe Lawson State at…

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Wallace State softball opens 2015 season Friday, eager to return to national prominence

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State softball coach Jayne Clem and the Lady Lions are itching to get the 2015 season underway and ultimately return to the program’s expected postseason success. “Our team is hungry. We’re excited to get started and see where this ride takes us. We look good at practice, but that’s practice,” Clem…

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Wallace State men edge Southern Union on Mills’ game-winning layup; WSCC women earn first ACCC win

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State freshman guard Xavier Mills scored the game-winning shot with 9 seconds remaining Sunday afternoon, sending the Lions to a slim 41-39 conference victory over Southern Union and capping a strong day for the basketball teams at Tom Drake Coliseum. Mills and the Wallace State men secured a sweep in the…

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