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National champion Wallace State softball team and golfer Aksel Olsen recognized by Gov. Robert Bentley in Montgomery

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CONTACT: Russell Moore, Communications and Marketing, Wallace State Community College, 256.352.8443, russell.moore@wallacestate.edu   HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State’s 2013 national champion softball team and golfer Aksel Olsen, a NJCAA individual national champion, were both recognized last week by Gov. Robert Bentley outside the Capitol building in Montgomery. Bentley presented a commendation to both the softball…

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Wallace State employees kick off 2013 fall semester with convocation, highlighted by motivational speaker Andy Masters

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CONTACT: Russell Moore, Communications and Marketing, Wallace State Community College, 256.352.8443, russell.moore@wallacestate.edu HANCEVILLE – Wallace State Community College employees marked a new fall semester by attending the college’s annual convocation this week at the Burrow Center for the Fine and Performing Arts. Wallace State invited a host of guests to the fall kickoff event, including…

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Wallace State softball’s Jayne Clem, Tracy Grindrod named NFCA NJCAA Division I Coaching Staff of the Year

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State softball head coach Jayne Clem and assistant Tracy Grindrod have been selected as the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) NJCAA Division I Coaching Staff of the Year for the third time in their careers. Clem and Grindrod led Wallace State to its second national championship in 2013, finishing with a 55-12…

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Wallace State softball players Paige Rowland, Victoria Frith each earn NJCAA Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence; four WSCC teams achieve All-Academic Team status

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State softball student-athletes Paige Rowland and Victoria Frith are National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence recipients for the 2012-13 season, in the list of individual academic honorees announced Wednesday by the NJCAA. Rowland and Frith achieved the NJCAA’s highest academic recognition for a student-athlete after each finished…

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Four players from Wallace State’s national championship softball team named NFCA All-Americans

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s national championship softball team had four players selected as 2013 National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) NJCAA Division I All-Americans, as announced Wednesday by the organization. Wallace State pitchers BreeAnna Blevins and Lindsey DeFee, outfielder Katie Gentle and third baseman Kori Benson each earned the honor. The Lady Lions, who finished 55-12…

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Wallace State softball’s Katie Gentle, BreeAnna Blevins each named NJCAA First-Team All-Americans

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State softball sophomores Katie Gentle and BreeAnna Blevins were vital pieces to the team’s national championship run last week. Each was recognized Thursday as NJCAA Division I first-team All-Americans. Gentle and Blevins become the first Wallace State players to earn first-team honors since Kelsey Dennis in 2010 and the first set of…

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Wallace State softball used lack of respect, big offensive innings to fuel its national championship run

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HANCEVILLE – For a team that’s a perennial contender at the NJCAA Division I softball national tournament, Wallace State had a chip on its shoulder this year in Utah, feeling all along it deserved more than the eighth seed. The Lady Lions cashed in on their perceived slight. Wallace State, which finished 55-12, used an…

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Wallace State softball cruises past Salt Lake (Utah) CC, earns spot in Saturday’s NJCAA Division I national title game

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ST GEORGE, UTAH – Wallace State softball’s offense has the Lady Lions on the verge of the program’s second national championship in six seasons. Eighth-seeded Wallace State pounded out 13 more hits and cruised an 8-1 victory over Salt Lake (Utah) CC Friday night at the NJCAA Division I national championship tournament at the Canyons…

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