Wallace State volleyball eliminated at NJCAA Division I championship, closes season with 39-8 record

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CASPER, WYO. – Wallace State volleyball had its season come to an end Friday, losing to Hutchinson (Kan.) Community College in the National Junior College Athletic Association Division I consolation round at the Casper Events Center. The Lions, seeded 12th, close the season with a 39-8 record after falling to the 13th-seeded Blue Dragons, 14-25,…

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Wallace State freshman Kelsea Bivins attempts a kill as teammates Cidavia Hall and August Newberry, far right, look on in the Lions' match Thursday at the NJCAA Division I championships in Casper, Wyo.

Wallace State volleyball loses NJCAA Division I tournament opener to 5th-seeded Hillsborough Community College

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CASPER, WYO. – Wallace State’s volleyball team dropped its National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I championship opener Thursday, losing 18-25, 11-25, 18-25 to 5th-seeded Hillsborough Community College at the Casper Events Center. Wallace State, the tournament’s 12th seed, struggled to sustain any momentum against the Florida-based Hawks, leading only briefly in the third set.…

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Wallace State volleyball begins play Thursday at NJCAA Division I national championship

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CASPER, WYO. – Wallace State volleyball opens play Thursday at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I championships in Casper, Wyo., with their highest ever seed in the tournament. The 12th-seeded Lions play No. 5 Hillsborough (Fla.) Community College in a first-round match at 4 p.m. CST on Thursday. The double-elimination event, featuring…

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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’s volleyball team wins 7th consecutive ACCC tournament championship

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s volleyball team saved one of its most complete efforts for the perfect time Sunday, pushing its Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) tournament championship title streak to seven years in a row. Tournament MVP Cidavia Hall finished with 45 kills overall for Wallace State, and the top-seeded Lions cruised to the title,…

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Wallace State volleyball’s Savanna Tidwell playing through torn ACL as ACCC tournament looms for No. 17 Lions

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State volleyball sophomore Savanna Tidwell felt a pop in her left knee during the first play of the Lions’ annual Orange and Navy scrimmage match in mid-August. Tidwell immediately feared her final season at Wallace State was in jeopardy before it had even started. Tidwell’s concerns were confirmed a week later. She…

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No. 18 Wallace State volleyball closes regular season with perfect ACCC mark

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – No. 18 Wallace State volleyball wrapped up the regular season Wednesday night at Gadsden State, finishing off a perfect 14-0 mark in Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) play. Wallace State (36-6) defeated Gadsden State 27-25, 18-25, 25-20, 25-17, extending its ACCC winning streak to 28 matches. The Lions haven’t dropped an ACCC match…

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Wallace State’s Kheala Roberts, left, and Latresia Williams each attempt to block a volley from a Faulkner State opponent in Thursday’s championship-clinching match.

No. 17 Wallace State volleyball clinches 8th straight ACCC regular season title

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s 17th-ranked volleyball team crossed one important goal off the list Thursday night, winning its eighth consecutive Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) regular season title with a convincing victory over Faulkner State. Four Wallace State players had at least eight kills, and the Lions extended their conference winning streak to 27…

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WSCC’s Alexandra Gamble earns ACCC Player of the Week

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MONTGOMERY —Alexandra Gamble of Wallace State has been named the ACCC Volleyball Player of the Week for the week of October 5-11. Gamble led the Lady Lions to a 4-2 week as the Lady Lions, including 2-2 in the Missouri State-West Plains Tournament. Gamble averaged 10.9 assist per set, including a school record for assists in a match with 59 vs. nationally ranked Hutchinson…

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