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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Both Wallace State basketball teams earn top seeds as college set to host 2014 Alabama Community College Conference tournament on March 2-8

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s basketball teams have both enjoyed outstanding seasons, marking the best collective campaign in the college’s history by each winning an Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) North Division championship. It’s now time to turn their attention to the postseason as both teams host the ACCC/Region 22 tournament beginning with the women’s…

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No. 21 Wallace State Lady Lions clinch ACCC North Division title in regular season home finale, while WSCC men grind out win for share of its own division crown

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s basketball teams made sure Monday’s regular season home finales were ones to savor for a while. The 21st-ranked Lady Lions clinched the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) North Division championship with a 70-51 victory over Lawson State, and the Wallace State men earned at least a share of the ACCC North…

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No. 21 Wallace State women complete regular-season sweep over No. 11 Shelton State with big win on road, WSCC men fall to No. 9 Bucs

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s women’s basketball team has compiled a handful of signature wins this season. None may have been as bigger for the 21st-ranked Lady Lions than Thursday night’s 64-59 victory over No. 11 Shelton State on the road. Wallace State put together a 10-0 run over the final two minutes to erase a…

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