Wallace State basketball teams off to strong starts in 2018-2019

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. — Wallace State’s basketball teams are both off to fast starts this young season. Wallace State’s women maintain a 4-1 record after notching a 100-54 victory over Wallace Community College-Selma on Nov. 17, the second time in three games the Lady Lions surpassed the 90-point plateau. The Lady Lions had four players register…

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Wallace State volleyball closes season with 33-9 record after another national tournament appearance

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. — Wallace State volleyball had another impressive season close over the weekend, wrapping up play at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I National Championship in Hutchinson, Kan. Wallace State, seeded No. 14, went toe-to-toe with 11th-seeded Snow (Utah) College in the consolation bracket, falling 25-19, 19-25, 29-27, 18-25, 9-15. The…

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Wallace State volleyball, propelled by Lexie Riggins, begins play this morning at NJCAA Division I National Tournament

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. — Nothing was guaranteed for Wallace State volleyball middle hitter Lexie Riggins when she first set foot on Wallace State’s campus. “I’ll never forget fighting for that scholarship. I fought for that scholarship and for everything we’ve achieved. I’m happy to say I play volleyball for Wallace State and that I’ve got to…

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Wallace State cross country teams finish impressive seasons at NJCAA Division I National Championship

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. — Wallace State’s cross country teams wrapped up a memorable season recently at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I Championships in Garden City, Kan. Wallace State’s men finished 22nd overall at nationals, registering a 2:28.02 in the 8K. Tanner King, the 2018 Alabama Community College Conference Runner of the Year,…

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Wallace State golf teams wrap up fall seasons; Lady Lions win Jeff State Invitational

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. — Wallace State’s men’s golf team wrapped up its fall slate this week, finishing sixth at the Central Alabama Trojan Invitational in Alexander City. Freshman Carter Goodwin had Wallace State’s top finish in the event, trying for ninth overall with a 3-over par 147 (76-71). Goodwin shared ninth place with seven others. Matt…

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Wallace State’s women’s basketball team tips off 2018-2019 season tonight in Mississippi

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. — Wallace State’s women’s basketball team opens the 2018-2019 season tonight at Northeast Mississippi Community College. After leading the Lady Lions to a 23-8 record in an interim role last season, Jessica McBrayer was promoted to the full-time position in June and has assembled an intriguing roster for the new campaign. “One of…

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No. 19 Wallace State volleyball wins 10th consecutive ACCC tournament championship, District L/M title

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. — Wallace State volleyball’s postseason dominance has now covered an entire decade. The top-seeded Lions went undefeated in the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/District L/M Championship at Tom Drake Coliseum over the weekend, winning their 10th consecutive conference tournament title and the inaugural district championship with a thrilling 3-2 victory over Monroe College…

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Wallace State men’s basketball opens 2018-2019 season tonight, featuring experienced sophomore class

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It’s rare for a community college basketball team to have seven returning sophomores. That’s one of the luxuries Wallace State’s men can lean upon during the 2018-2019 season, which begins tonight for the Lions against Combine Academy-Charlotte in Morristown, Tenn. Wallace State, which was selected to finish third in the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)…

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Wallace State volleyball hosting NJCAA District L/M Championship beginning Friday; Lions seeking 10th straight title

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. — Wallace State’s 19th-ranked volleyball team begins the postseason Friday, hosting the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) District L/M Championship at Tom Drake Coliseum. Wallace State (30-7) is seeking its 10th consecutive Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) tournament championship and has won 11 consecutive matches entering the tournament. The Lions earned the…

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