Wallace State’s basketball teams hosting second annual Comfort Suites New Year’s Classic this weekend

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s basketball teams are ringing in 2015 with some opponents visiting Tom Drake Coliseum for the first time as they host the second annual Comfort Suites New Year’s Classic on Jan. 2-4. Joining the 24th-nationally ranked Wallace State Lady Lions in the women’s field are Snead State, No. 21 Shelton State,…

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Wallace State women’s basketball breezes past Columbia State in first game as nationally-ranked team

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – A day after cracking the national poll for the first time this season, Wallace State’s 24th-ranked women’s basketball team breezed past Columbia (Tenn.) State on Thursday afternoon, prevailing 64-33 at Tom Drake Coliseum. Kaneisha Mixon scored a team-high 15 points off the bench and fellow sophomore Haven Albright scored 11 of her…

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Wallace State sophomore forward BreAnna Thompson left, looks to score against Cleveland State’s Brandi Kilpatrick (10) in their game Wednesday night at Tom Drake Coliseum.

Mixon, Thompson lift Wallace State women’s basketball past Cleveland State

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Kaneisha Mixon scored 10 of her season-high 16 points in the second half, BreAnna Thompson added 13 points and Wallace State’s women’s basketball team prevailed 64-58 over Cleveland (Tenn.) State at Tom Drake Coliseum on Wednesday night. Wallace State (6-1) showcased the depth on its roster against the Lady Cougars. Wallace State’s…

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Wallace State’s women’s basketball newcomers fuel season-opening victory over Jones County (Miss.)

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s women’s basketball freshmen looked like seasoned veterans in the team’s season opener Tuesday night. Freshman Sydney Houston scored a game-high 19 points, Hannah Vest added 12 off the bench in her Wallace State debut and the Lady Lions prevailed 83-71 over Jones County (Miss.) Junior College at Tom Drake Coliseum.…

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Wallace State’s women’s basketball team begins 2014-15 campaign on Tuesday, looking to build upon ACCC regular-season title

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s women’s basketball team put together one of the best campaigns in program history last season. The Lady Lions won the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) regular-season title, went undefeated at home during the regular season, won 18 of 19 games during one stretch and finished with sparkling 27-5 record. The…

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From women’s basketball player to diesel technology graduate, Julia Tupper’s journey always led her back to Wallace State

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State Diesel Technology instructor Jeremy Smith has been encouraging women to consider diesel technology, and recent graduate Julia Tupper is one of the program’s success stories. Tupper’s journey at Wallace State didn’t begin with a pursuit of a Diesel Technology education. Rather, it started a little more than six years ago when…

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Wallace State softball’s Sabrina Russell among NJCAA Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence recipients for 4.0 GPA; five WSCC teams achieve All-Academic Team status

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State softball’s Sabrina Russell is a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence recipient in the list of individual and team academic honorees released Tuesday by the NJCAA. Russell, a member of Wallace State’s 2013 NJCAA Division I national championship team, achieved the NJCAA’s highest academic recognition for…

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Top-seeded Wallace State women eliminated by Gadsden State in ACCC/Region 22 tournament semifinal

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HANCEVILLE – Top-seeded Wallace State was knocked off by Gadsden State, 70-45, in the women’s Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 basketball tournament semifinal on Tuesday night. Gadsden State’s Lacey Buchanon, the conference’s leading scorer, fueled the Lady Cardinals with a game-high 22 points to send her team to Wednesday’s championship game against Shelton State.…

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Thompson’s spark off bench ignites top-seeded Wallace State women to convincing victory in ACCC tourney quarterfinal game

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s women’s basketball team has thrived all season on a different player grabbing the spotlight on any given night. Monday was BreAnna Thompson’s turn. The freshman forward from Piedmont scored a team-high 12 points off the bench, including seven in a row in the first half, to help turn a tight ballgame…

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