Wallace State’s women stifle Faulkner State with strong 2nd-half defense, WSCC men beat Georgia Highlands in Saturday basketball sweep

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s women’s basketball team is establishing itself as a defensive stalwart. The Lady Lions held their fourth straight opponent to under 50 points Saturday afternoon, buckling down in the second half to roll to a 67-40 victory over Faulkner State at Tom Drake Coliseum. The Lady Lions (9-2) capped a sweep for…

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Wallace State women’s basketball flirts with 100-point plateau in comfortable win against Motlow State, men lose heartbreaker in closing seconds

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HANCEVILLE – A week after posting 100 points, Wallace State’s women nearly matched the feat again Tuesday night, rolling to a 97-35 victory over Motlow (Tenn.) State at Tom Drake Coliseum. The Lady Lions opened the night’s doubleheader with the blowout before the Wallace State men lost a heartbreaker in the finale. Motlow State’s Kytrel…

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No. 16 Wallace State women’s basketball explodes for 100 points in dominating win over Chattanooga (Tenn.) State

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HANCEVILLE – A 12-day layoff didn’t affect Wallace State’s women’s basketball team at all Tuesday night. The 16th-ranked Lady Lions exploded for one of their largest offensive outbursts in years, cruising to a dominating 100-77 victory over Chattanooga (Tenn.) State at Tom Drake Coliseum. Multiple Wallace State players finished with career performances. Sophomore Morgan Pearson…

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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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