Wallace State volleyball sophomores, from left, Tara Miller, Kelsea Bivins and August Newberry each played at Thompson High School before joining the Lions. Wallace State enters the conference tournament as a No. 1 seed and with a 35-2 record.

As ACCC postseason begins, WSCC volleyball sophomore trio from Thompson High savoring final season as long-time teammates

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – In their eighth year as teammates, Wallace State volleyball sophomores Kelsea Bivins, Tara Miller and August Newberry are savoring every minute together during their final season in Hanceville. The Thompson High School graduates have represented the same schools since their seventh-grade year at Thompson Middle School in Alabaster. “It’s special for all…

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WSCC volleyball clinches 9th straight ACCC regular season title; Willoughby wins low medalist at Calhoun Invitational

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s volleyball team clinched its ninth consecutive Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) regular season title on Thursday, beating the Faulkner State Sun Chiefs 25-19, 25-18, 25-16 at Tom Drake Coliseum. Wallace State (30-2, 13-0 ACCC) also notched its 30th victory of the season and extended its conference winning streak to 41…

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Wallace State volleyball hosts Faulkner State on Thursday, looking to secure 9th consecutive regular season title

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s volleyball team is on the brink of clinching its ninth consecutive Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) regular season title. The Lions host Faulkner State at 3 p.m. Thursday at Tom Drake Coliseum and can secure the ACCC’s top seed with a victory over the second-place Sun Chiefs. Wallace State (29-2,…

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Wallace State volleyball notches ACCC wins against Jeff Davis and Southern Union

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s volleyball team picked up two more conference victories over a three-day span, concluding Sunday with a comfortable road victory over Southern Union (25-18, 25-13, 25-12). The Lions (24-1, 10-0 Alabama Community College Conference) also swept Jeff Davis at home on Friday, winning 25-11, 25-10, 25-17. Against Southern Union, Wallace State’s…

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Wallace State volleyball continues to roll in ACCC play; WSCC golf teams each finish 4th in respective tournaments

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Kelsea Bivins tallied 12 kills, Cierra Davis had eight kills and six digs and Alicia Charles and MaKenzie Bearden each added seven kills as Wallace State’s volleyball team cruised to a 25-18, 25-13, 25-12 victory over Gadsden State at Tom Drake Coliseum on Wednesday night. Wallace State (21-1, 7-0 Alabama Community College…

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Wallace State volleyball sweeps Lawson State, extending lengthy ACCC winning streak

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s volleyball team swept Lawson State at Tom Drake Coliseum on Thursday night, prevailing 25-11, 25-18, 25-17. The Lions (19-1, 6-0 Alabama Community College Conference) won their second conference match in as many days after defeating Southern Union on Wednesday night. “I didn’t feel we played with the energy and enthusiasm…

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No. 19 Wallace State volleyball breezes through Ohio weekend tournament

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s 19th-ranked volleyball team dominated in the Owens Community College Invitational over the holiday weekend, winning six matches to remain undefeated on the young season. The Lions (8-0) beat Jackson (Mich.) College, Muskegon (Mich.) Community College, Waubonsee (Ill.) Community College, McHenry County (Ill.) College, Oakland (Mich.) Community College and Macomb (Mich.)…

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Wallace State volleyball wins at Lawson State, extending ACCC winning streak to 30 matches

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s 19th-ranked volleyball team swept Lawson State on the road Wednesday night, winning 30-28, 25-14, 25-18. Wallace State, the seven-time defending Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) champion, has won 30 conference matches in a row dating back to October 2013. Sophomore Cierra Davis led Wallace State (2-0, 2-0 ACCC) against the…

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Wallace State’s volleyball team: Pictured are, front row, from left, August Newberry, Jamie Pittman, Alicia Charles, Cierra Davis, Kelsea Bivins, McCall Morrow, MaKenzie Bearden and Tara Miller; back row, from left, manager Savannah Beard, Abby Borden, Kati Thomas, Caroline Gann, coach Randy Daniel, Kaylee Maddox, Jessica Lucio, Macy Smith, Emily Wilson and Hillary Henderson.

No. 19 Wallace State volleyball, the 7-time defending conference champ, opens 2016 season Tuesday

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – As Wallace State volleyball coach Randy Daniel approaches his 10th season with the program, he’s in awe of how fast his time in Hanceville has zipped by. “It seems like yesterday I started coaching here. It goes by so quickly when you’re having fun and trying to figure out how to continue…

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