Wallace State volleyball drops NJCAA Division I national tournament opener to Tyler (Texas) Junior College

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CASPER, WYO.– Wallace State’s volleyball team dropped its National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I national tournament opener Thursday, losing to second-seeded Tyler (Texas) Junior College, 15-25, 12-25, 21-25, at the Events Center in Casper, Wyo. Wallace State, the tournament’s No. 15 seed, entered the day making its state-best 14th national tournament appearance and fifth in…

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Wallace State basketball teams sweep Northeast Mississippi in home openers

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s basketball teams were both impressive during their home openers Thursday, sweeping Northeast Mississippi CC at Tom Drake Coliseum. Wallace State’s men opened the doubleheader with a convincing 90-52 win over the Tigers, and the 16th-ranked Lady Lions followed with a 76-69 triumph. The teams shifted normal starting times to precede the…

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No. 16 Wallace State women’s basketball loaded with sophomore experience entering 2013-14 season

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s nationally-ranked women’s basketball team opens the 2013-14 season Friday with an experienced backcourt and depth throughout the entire roster. Third-year coach Ron Burdette feels it’s a collection of talent capable of helping the No. 16 Lady Lions remain a strong state contender. And, if the right pieces fall into place, one…

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Wallace State’s Ashley Nance earns NJCAA women’s basketball honorable mention All-American recognition

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State women’s basketball player Ashley Nance earned national recognition this week, securing a spot on the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) honorable mention All-American team. Nance, a 5-foot-8 sophomore from Danville, averaged a double-double during the 2012-13 season, scoring 16.8 points per game and collecting 10.5 rebounds. She also led the…

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Wallace State women fall to undefeated and No. 4 Shelton State in ACCC tournament title game; WSCC men cruise in tournament opener

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s women’s bid to win its second state basketball tournament championship in three seasons was unsuccessful Wednesday night, as undefeated and fourth-ranked Shelton State prevailed 78-54 in the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) finals at Tom Drake Coliseum. Wallace State trailed Shelton State by only seven points at the half, 42-35, but…

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Nance’s 20th double-double of season, strong bench contributions propel Wallace State women into ACCC tournament championship game

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HANCEVILLE – For the third consecutive year, Wallace State’s women’s basketball team has earned a date with archrival Shelton State in the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) title game. The Lady Lions (23-9) punched their ticket to the tournament finals with a 77-63 triumph over Lawson State on Tuesday night at Tom Drake Coliseum, utilizing…

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Wallace State women’s basketball team defeats Alabama Southern 47-42 in ACCC tournament quarterfinals

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s women’s basketball team needed one clutch shot to get over the hump against Alabama Southern in their Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) quarterfinal game Monday night at Tom Drake Coliseum. Freshman Kendall Greene delivered the shot in the arm. Her 3-pointer from the right corner, with 4:56 remaining in the game,…

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Wallace State to host women’s and men’s Alabama Community College Conference/NJCAA Region XXII tournament on March 3-9.

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State Community College is set to host the women’s and men’s Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/NJCAA Region XXII tournaments at Tom Drake Coliseum on March 3-9. Each tournament is a four-day event. The women begin play Sunday at 1 p.m., the first of four games scheduled on that day. Their championship game…

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Both Wallace State basketball teams receive strong bench contributions, sweep Snead State on homecoming

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State women’s basketball coach Ron Burdette is always curious to see when the light goes off for one of his freshmen. It was Jorden Quick’s turn Saturday afternoon in a gritty 62-58 homecoming victory over Snead State. Quick’s 3-pointer with 1:22 remaining in the game shifted the lead back in Wallace State’s…

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