Wallace State softball opens 2015 season Friday, eager to return to national prominence

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State softball coach Jayne Clem and the Lady Lions are itching to get the 2015 season underway and ultimately return to the program’s expected postseason success. “Our team is hungry. We’re excited to get started and see where this ride takes us. We look good at practice, but that’s practice,” Clem…

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Picture: Wallace State softball sophomores Brooke Kinsey, left, and Kaitlyn Whitehead have signed to play for the Blue Mountain College Lady Toppers, beginning with the 2016 season. Also pictured are, from left, Wallace State softball coach Jayne Clem and Blue Mountain coach Kevin Barefield.

Wallace State softball’s Brooke Kinsey, Katlyn Whitehead sign with Blue Mountain College

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State softball sophomores Brooke Kinsey and Katlyn Whitehead signed with the Blue Mountain (Miss.) College Lady Toppers on Monday. Kinsey, a first baseman from Monticello, Fla., had five homers and 14 RBIs in 44 at bats last season for Wallace State. “I’m excited to have the opportunity to further my softball…

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Two-time national champion Wallace State softball ready to host USSSA Pride professional team at Heritage Park on Tuesday night

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State softball is ready to be the first ever junior college team to host the USSSA Florida Pride professional team. The Lions, who have won a pair of NJCAA Division I national championships, play the USSSA Pride on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Heritage Park in Cullman. The Lions, also winners…

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Wallace State softball, a two-time national champion, to host USSSA Pride professional team on Nov. 11 at Heritage Park

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State softball has won two NJCAA Division I national championships and eight Alabama Community College Conference titles, establishing itself as one of the premier programs in the nation. The Lions have now been selected as the first junior college team ever to play the USSSA Florida Pride professional team. Wallace State…

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Wallace State conducts initial Learning Communities event of semester, Alumni Association presents first Food Truck Grub Fest

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College conducted the first Learning Communities event of the semester for its students last week at the James C. Bailey baseball stadium. Wallace State’s baseball and softball teams combined to play softball against each other, along with the Wallace State Pep Band providing entertainment. A Wallace State Learning Community or…

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Wallace State softball coach Jayne Clem, former players Kori Benson and Madeline Lee all part of NJCAA national team, representing USA at Canadian Open this month

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State softball coach Jayne Clem and former Lady Lion standouts Kori Benson and Madeline Lee have a chance to compete together one last time. In Canada, representing the United States. All three have been selected to represent an elite collection of National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) players and coaches at…

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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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