Wallace State athletics has three players sign Division I scholarships during early signing period

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State baseball left-hander Blake Schilleci signed a letter of intent Wednesday with Auburn University, highlighting an impressive sophomore class to hook on with Division I colleges once they leave Hanceville. Wallace State baseball’s Peyton Hayes also signed to pitch for Murray State, and softball’s Taylor Beshears inked with Jacksonville State. Schilleci,…

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Wallace State athletics has six teams earn NJCAA All-Academic honorable mention status

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State athletics had six teams recognized this week as National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-Academic honorable mention programs for the 2015-16 academic year after a record 36 student-athletes at the college were named NJCAA Athletes of Distinction. Wallace State’s volleyball team compiled a school-best 3.48 GPA during 2015-16. The Lions,…

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Wallace State has school-record 36 student-athletes recognized by NJCAA for academic achievements

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State athletics had a school-record 36 student-athletes recognized Tuesday as National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Athletes of Distinction for their 2015-16 academic achievements, including eight acknowledged as Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence recipients for finishing with a 4.0 GPA. Wallace State softball had four Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence honorees:…

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Wallace State Softball Skills Camp

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New Wallace State softball coach A.J. Daugherty and the team will host an individual skills camp for those ages 13 and older on Tuesday, June 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bobby McCracken Stadium. Registration fee is $65. Registration deadline is Friday, June 24. You can access the registration form here: Wallace State Softball…

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Wallace State softball’s Taylor Beshears named NJCAA 3rd-team All-American

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State softball infielder Taylor Beshears, who set new single-season school records as a freshman, was recognized recently as a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) 3rd-team All-American. Beshears, a Hewitt-Trussville graduate, hit a team-leading .446 with 13 homers and a school-record 84 RBIs as Wallace State finished with a 49-22 record…

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A.J. Daugherty, former James Clemens coach, named new Wallace State softball coach

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – A.J. Daugherty has always admired and respected Wallace State’s softball program from afar. Daugherty is now in charge of the two-time national championship program, as announced by Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics on Friday. Daugherty, 29, inherits the Wallace State coaching job after four seasons at James Clemens High School in Madison,…

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Wallace State softball’s quest for a 3rd national title comes to end in Utah after pair of Thursday losses

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ST. GEORGE, UTAH. – Wallace State softball’s quest for a third national title came to an end Thursday night after a pair of losses at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I national championship at the Canyons Complex in Utah. After advancing to the winner’s bracket with a thrilling victory late Wednesday night,…

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Wallace State softball rallies past McLennan Community College with 5-run 7th inning in NJCAA championship opener

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ST. GEORGE, UTAH. – Not much had gone right for Wallace State’s softball team over the opening 6 2/3 innings against McLennan (Texas) Community College in their first-round game Wednesday night at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I national championship. The Lady Lions (49-20) were just waiting to squeeze out a dramatic…

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