Wallace State volleyball clinches sixth straight ACCC regular season championship after gritty victory over Faulkner State

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s freshman-laden volleyball team has secured the program’s sixth consecutive Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) regular season championship. And, as they’ve done all season in important matches, the Lions clinched the title with a thrilling victory, edging Faulkner State 21-25, 25-21, 25-20, 15-25, 15-13 at Tom Drake Coliseum on Thursday night. The…

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Behind deep roster, Wallace State volleyball sweeps Snead State, Lawson State to remain perfect in league play

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HANCEVILLE – With three players, including one starter, out due to illness, Wallace State’s volleyball team showed its roster depth Wednesday night, using a mixture of new lineups and rotations to sweep Snead State and Lawson State in a pair of conference matches at Tom Drake Coliseum. Wallace State, the four-time defending state champions, also…

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Wallace State volleyball outlasts conference rival Gadsden State in four close sets, remains undefeated in ACCC play

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s young volleyball team grew up considerably Tuesday night, outlasting conference rival Gadsden State in four sets to remain perfect in Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) play. Wallace State outside hitter Montana Clark closed out the tight, intense match with three consecutive kills and finished with 18 digs and 10 kills, lifting…

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Wallace State volleyball puts together another convincing performance during sweep of Jeff Davis

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State volleyball made it two convincing victories in as many days as the Lions breezed by Jeff Davis 25-4, 25-8, 25-3 at Tom Drake Coliseum on Thursday afternoon. Wallace State (11-7, 5-0 ACCC) once again set the tone with a balanced scoring attack. BreAnna Thompson led the way with 11 kills, Kianna…

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After long string of road matches, Wallace State volleyball cruises past Southern Union in conference home opener

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HANCEVILLE – Having played 11 consecutive matches away from Tom Drake Coliseum and most of those in highly competitive tournaments, Wallace State’s volleyball team was eager to enjoy the comforts of its home court Wednesday afternoon. The Lions didn’t disappoint, cruising to a 25-16, 25-16, 25-14 victory over Southern Union in their conference home opener.…

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No. 18 Wallace State volleyball splits four matches at Pensacola State Invitational, opens conference play with road win

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s nationally-ranked volleyball team was busy over the Labor Day weekend. The Lions split four matches at the Pensacola (Fla.) State Invitational, winning matches against Labette (Kan.) Community College and Andrew (Ga.) College, while losing to Pensacola State and Florida State-Jacksonville. In a 25-17, 25-11, 25-18 victory over Labette, freshman Bethany Johnson…

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Wallace State’s first week of classes marks new beginnings for students as fall semester commences

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CONTACT: Russell Moore, Communications and Marketing, Wallace State Community College, 256.352.8443, russell.moore@wallacestate.edu HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Another fall semester has arrived at Wallace State, creating new beginnings for all students. For some, it’s the beginning of their last semester or year on campus and for others it’s the beginning of their collegiate career. Visual communications student…

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No. 18 Wallace State volleyball wins four matches during season-opening tournament

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State volleyball, ranked No. 18 nationally, opened the season over the weekend, winning four of five matches in its sixth annual season-opening tournament. The Lions (4-1) cruised to victories over Walters (Tenn.) State, Andrew (Ga.) College, St. John’s River (Fla.) CC and Snead State, sweeping each opponent in three sets. Their lone…

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Four-time defending state champion Wallace State volleyball opens season Friday, featuring a freshman-laden squad

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s volleyball team, ranked No. 18 in the NJCAA preseason poll, begins the 2013 season Friday, hosting its sixth annual season-opening tournament at Tom Drake Coliseum. The Lions have been the premier team in the state the last four years, winning the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 tournament each year, in…

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