Wallace State softball’s Beshears, Hammonds receive recognition from NFCA

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State softball sophomore Taylor Beshears was named a National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) NJCAA 2nd-team All-American this week. Beshears, who has signed with Jacksonville State, capped a stellar career with Wallace State during her sophomore season. Playing primarily at catcher, she hit .453 with a team-high 17 home runs and 45…

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WSCC softball eliminated at NJCAA National Championship, closes season at 39-18; WSCC women’s golf finishes 12th in nation

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State softball’s pursuit of a third national title ended late Thursday night as the Lions were eliminated at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I National Championship by North Central Texas. North Central Texas scored three runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to take a 7-6 edge…

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Willoughby named 2nd-team PING All-American; WSCC baseball, softball & tennis postseason updates

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Wallace State freshman golfer Chip Willoughby was named a 2nd-team PING All-American by the Golf Coaches Association of American on Monday prior to the Lions teeing off Tuesday for the first round of the NJCAA Division I National Championship in Garden City, Kan. Prior to the event, Willoughby and fellow Wallace State golfer Brandon LaCasse…

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Robertson’s walk-off home run sends Wallace State softball to 3rd straight ACCC/Region 22 championship and 11th overall

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ALABASTER, ALA. – Tanner Robertson’s first home run of the season propelled Wallace State’s softball program to another Alabama Community College Conference/Region 22 championship on Monday. Robertson’s leadoff solo jack in the eighth inning sent Wallace State to an 8-7 come-from-behind victory over Snead State in the championship game, capturing a third consecutive ACCC tournament…

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Wallace State softball cruises in ACCC/Region 22 tournament opener, winning 11-0

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s softball team is off to a convincing start at the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 tournament. The second-seeded Lions exploded for 11 runs over the opening two innings Friday and cruised to an 11-0 victory over Southern Union at Veterans Park in Alabaster. “We wanted to get off to…

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Wallace State softball begins postseason play on Friday, seeking 3rd straight ACCC title and 11th overall

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s softball team begins its postseason quest on Friday, looking to capture a third consecutive Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) championship and the initial one under first-year coach A.J. Daugherty. The Lions (38-9) haven’t missed a beat under Daugherty’s tutelage. They again have a first-round tournament bye and play the Southern…

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Wallace State’s tennis teams open postseason play today in Decatur; WSCC softball closes regular season with DH sweep

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s tennis teams open play today in their first Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 tournament since 2004. The two-day event is at the Jimmy Johns Tennis Complex at Point Mallard in Decatur. Wallace State’s men’s team reeled off wins in three consecutive matches to close the regular season, beating Gadsden…

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Wallace State softball’s Ledbetter, Hammonds sign with UNA, UAH respectively

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State softball sophomores Brittany Ledbetter and Amber Hammonds each signed letter of intents recently to continue their collegiate careers at UNA and UAH respectively. There may be no player more mentally strong on Wallace State’s roster than Ledbetter, the team’s sophomore ace on the mound. Ledbetter’s family lost all of their…

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