Wallace State softball’s Sabrina Russell among NJCAA Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence recipients for 4.0 GPA; five WSCC teams achieve All-Academic Team status

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State softball’s Sabrina Russell is a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence recipient in the list of individual and team academic honorees released Tuesday by the NJCAA. Russell, a member of Wallace State’s 2013 NJCAA Division I national championship team, achieved the NJCAA’s highest academic recognition for…

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Wallace State softball’s Kori Benson named a NJCAA 2nd-team All-American

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State softball sophomore Kori Benson was named a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) 2nd-team All-American on Wednesday, putting a lid on a stellar two-year career she had with the Lady Lions. Benson, an Oak Grove native, leaves Wallace State as the program’s all-time leading home run hitter and as a NJCAA…

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Wallace State softball sees season end with rare exit in ACCC/Region 22 tournament; Lady Lions finish 3rd

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ALABASTER, ALA. – Wallace State softball’s pursuit of a repeating as NJCAA Division I national champions came to a close Sunday. The Lady Lions left Alabaster for only the third time since 2003 without winning a state title after losing to Shelton State 9-1 in five innings at the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22…

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Lee homers twice, Hill adds leadoff homer as defending national champ Wallace State softball cruises in ACCC/Region 22 tournament opener

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ALABASTER– Sophomore Madeline Lee blasted a pair of solo homers and Mackenzie Hill hit a leadoff shot to jump start a seven-run first inning, lifting the defending national champion Wallace State softball team to a convincing 13-4 victory in five innings over Wallace-Dothan Friday in their Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 tournament opener at…

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Defending national champion Wallace State softball wins 9th straight ACCC North Division title, earns a No. 1 seed in conference tournament

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s defending national championship softball team secured its ninth consecutive Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) North Division championship over the weekend. The Lady Lions dropped a doubleheader to Snead State on Friday, but got help along the way to lock up yet another regular-season championship. Wallace State now has its eyes…

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McKenzie’s 3-run, walk-off homer in 10th lifts Wallace State softball to doubleheader split against Calhoun

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – With Wallace State softball trailing 4-2 with runners on first and second and no outs in the bottom of the tenth Tuesday night, catcher Andrea McKenzie convinced her coaches to let her swing away instead of bunting her teammates into scoring position. McKenzie decided to become the hero on the next pitch,…

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McKenzie, Doran propel Wallace State softball to doubleheader sweep over Gadsden State

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State freshman Andrea McKenzie continued to feast on Gadsden State pitching Thursday afternoon, finishing with a solo homer, a three-run triple and five RBIs as the Lady Lions prevailed 7-1 in the opener of their conference doubleheader at Bobby McCracken Stadium. Wallace State, which has won 14 of 15 games, completed the…

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Wallace State athletics roundup: Lady Lions at home this week, baseball splits four-game set with Snead State

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s defending national champion softball team plays its first home games at Bobby McCracken Stadium this week, hosting Motlow State on Tuesday and Gadsden State on Thursday. The Lady Lions, winners of six of the last seven state championships, swept a conference doubleheader from Marion Military Institute last Thursday and split a…

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Wallace State softball hits four homers during sweep of Gadsden State

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HANCEVILLE – Freshman catcher Andrea McKenzie finished 3-for-7 with a three-run homer and seven RBIs and Wallace State’s softball team swept a doubleheader on the road Tuesday at Gadsden State, extending their winning streak to a season-high seven games. McKenzie and the Lady Lions, the NJCAA defending national champions, slugged four homers combined in the…

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