Wallace State’s women’s basketball team pulls away in second half to defeat Georgia Highlands

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s women’s basketball team geared up for conference play on Wednesday with an impressive 76-65 victory over Georgia Highlands at Tom Drake Coliseum. Freshman Joy Sadler led the way with 16 points for Wallace State, sophomore Kelsey Houston drained five more 3-pointers, finishing with 15 points, and the Lady Lions had…

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Wallace State men’s basketball hosting Buffalo Wild Wings High School Christmas Challenge beginning Thursday

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State men’s basketball is hosting the inaugural Buffalo Wild Wings Christmas Challenge beginning Thursday at Tom Drake Coliseum. The five-day event features 23 high schools from the state, including a handful of ranked teams and familiar visitors to the Northwest Regional tournament each year at Wallace State. Saturday’s eight-game slate has…

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Wallace State men’s basketball pushes win streak to five games with come-from-behind victory over East Mississippi

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Sophomore guard Jaylen McCoy scored a season-high 25 points, Desmian Devane added 11 points and Wallace State’s men’s basketball team extended its winning streak to five games on Saturday, beating East Mississippi 72-69 at Tom Drake Coliseum. Wallace State avenged a double-digit November loss to East Mississippi by overcoming a 10-point deficit…

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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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