Wallace State softball players Paige Rowland, Victoria Frith each earn NJCAA Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence; four WSCC teams achieve All-Academic Team status

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State softball student-athletes Paige Rowland and Victoria Frith are National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence recipients for the 2012-13 season, in the list of individual academic honorees announced Wednesday by the NJCAA. Rowland and Frith achieved the NJCAA’s highest academic recognition for a student-athlete after each finished…

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Wallace State’s Alumni Association and SGA collaborating to host spring “Yard Party” on April 11

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CONTACT: Russell Moore, Communications and Marketing, Wallace State Community College, 256.352.8443, russell.moore@wallacestate.edu HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s Alumni Association and the Student Government Association are teaming up for a fun-filled “Yard Party” spring event on Thursday, April 11, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is set to take place between the Bailey Center and…

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Wallace State Community College’s athletic teams collectively put together a memorable 2012

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HANCEVILLE – Four state championships, two state runner-up finishes and multiple academic achievements were among the impressive highlights for Wallace State athletics in 2012. Toss in former athletes making splashes on the national scene and a renovated Tom Drake Coliseum floor and the previous 12 months rival the finest years in the college’s athletic history.…

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Wallace State Wellness Center to celebrate 20th anniversary open house on Friday, Dec. 7

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CONTACT: Russell Moore, Communications and Marketing, Wallace State Community College, 256.352.8443, russell.moore@wallacestate.edu HANCEVILLE – Wallace State Community College’s Wellness Center employees are set to host a 20th anniversary open house celebration on Friday, Dec. 7, from 8-10 a.m., serving refreshments and presenting a photo slide show on the facility’s history. Wellness Center instructor Mary Leah…

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Wallace State volleyball’s Erica Baker named NJCAA honorable mention All-American for second consecutive year

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State volleyball sophomore Erica Baker has been named a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I honorable mention All-American for the second year in a row. Baker, a Hazel Green grad, led the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) this season in hitting percentage (.518) and kills (412) and was third with…

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Wallace State volleyball eliminated at NJCAA Division I national tournament, finishes season 33-8

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WEST PLAINS, MO. – Another solid Wallace State volleyball season has concluded at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I national tournament. The four-time defending state champions lost to Hutchinson (Kan.) Community College 20-25, 19-25, 20-25 at the West Plains Civic Center in West Plains, Mo., on Friday, eliminating the Lions from the…

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Wallace State volleyball falls to Western Nebraska in NJCAA Division I tournament opener

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WEST PLAINS, MO. – Wallace State’s volleyball team dropped its National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I national tournament opener Thursday, losing to second-seeded Western Nebraska at the West Plains Civic Center in West Plains, Mo. The 15th-seeded Lions fell 19-25, 19-25, 11-25, but didn’t make it easy for Western Nebraska. The Lions (33-7)…

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Wallace State volleyball wins 4th consecutive ACCC/Region XXII tournament championship; Coombs named tournament MVP

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GADSDEN – Wallace State volleyball coach Randy Daniel dubbed his sophomores the “Faithful Five” at the outset of the season. They’re now the latest class to collect a pair of championship rings after propelling Wallace State to its fourth consecutive Alabama Community College Conference/Region 22 tournament title, winning all three of its matches at Gadsden…

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Wallace State volleyball’s Jessica Coombs becomes school leader in single season, career digs as Lions prepare for ACCC tournament

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HANCEVILLE – As a senior at West Vigo High in West Terre Haute, Ind., Jessica Coombs was surfing the Internet, interested in trying out for a quality collegiate volleyball program in the South. Wallace State was the first college result that grabbed her attention. It’s an Internet search that has paid off extremely well for…

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