Wallace State athletics has multiple players sign with four-year colleges during early signing period

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State volleyball’s Cidavia Hall and baseball’s Garrett Suchey each signed letter of intents Thursday with the University of Alabama, highlighting a slew of sophomores inking with four-year colleges for next season. Hall, a 6-foot-1 middle hitter for the Lions, has put together a stellar two-year career at Wallace State. She was recently…

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Wallace State conducts initial Learning Communities event of semester with softball game

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College conducted the first Learning Communities event of the semester for its students on Tuesday 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 and Wallace State Cheerleaders providing entertainment. Wallace State’s…

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Wallace State softball coach Jayne Clem, former players Rachel Ragland and Mackenzie Hill all part of NJCAA All-Star team at Canadian Open this month

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State softball coach Jayne Clem and recently-graduated players Rachel Ragland and Mackenzie Hill are among the elite collection of National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-Star players and coaches competing at the 2015 Canadian Open Fastpitch International Championship, which begins Friday. It’s the second consecutive year Wallace State softball will be…

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Wallace State volleyball, softball teams earn NJCAA All-Academic team status

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s volleyball and softball teams were each recognized Thursday as National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-Academic teams, a day after 10 student-athletes at the college were named NJCAA Athletes of Distinction. Wallace State’s volleyball team compiled a cumulative 3.47 GPA. Wallace State’s softball team finished the 2014-15 academic year with…

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Wallace State has 10 student-athletes recognized by NJCAA for academic achievements

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State athletics had 10 players recognized Wednesday as National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Athletes of Distinction for their academic achievements. Volleyball’s Kaci Kirk and Olivia Walker and softball’s Amanda Medders were each named Superior Academic Achievement honorees for earning a GPA between 3.80-3.99 during the 2014-15 academic year. Exemplary Academic…

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Wallace State softball’s Ragland named ASWA Community College Athlete of Year

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By Rob Ketcham Sports Editor The Cullman Times  The first time Wallace State softball coach Jayne Clem saw Rachel Ragland play in person was at a fall tournament in Trussville. This little Pleasant Grove junior was bringing heat in the circle for the Birmingham Vipers when Clem approached Ragland’s recruiter without much hope in mind.…

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Wallace State softball’s Rachel Ragland named NJCAA 1st-team All-American

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HANCEVILLE, ALA.  –  Rachel Ragland is the latest Wallace State softball player to earn recognition as a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) first-team All-American. Ragland was selected as an NJCAA All-American on Wednesday, becoming the sixth Lady Lion to collect first-team honors since 2009. Ragland, who was also named the 2015 Alabama Community College…

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Golfer Sylas Elliott, softball’s Rachel Ragland among Wallace State athletes to garner postseason recognition

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HANCEVILLE, ALA.  –  Wallace State freshman golfer Sylas Elliott highlights a slew of athletes who have recently garnered individual awards at the college. Elliott was named a second-team National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I All-American by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) after finishing tied for 10th in the nation last week…

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Wallace State freshman first baseman Sam Riley unsuccessfully attempts to tag out a Temple runner on a pick-off play as a finger sneaks back into the bag in their NJCAA Division I tournament game on Thursday.

No. 2 Wallace State softball eliminated at NJCAA Division I national tournament; WSCC golf in 5th place after third round at nationals

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ST. GEORGE, UTAH  –  Wallace State’s second-seeded softball team made a rare early exit at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I tournament on Thursday night, falling to Temple (Texas) College 9-2 in an elimination game at the Canyons Complex. Temple College scored the game’s first five runs and added four insurance runs…

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