Wallace State women’s basketball returns strong sophomore core as 2016-17 season begins Friday

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Despite growing pains last season, Wallace State’s women’s basketball team closed the campaign with their fourth appearance in the conference championship game since 2012. Wallace State hopes to build upon that momentum during the 2016-17 season and take an additional step. The Lady Lions’ season opener is at home Friday as they…

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Wallace State athletics has six teams earn NJCAA All-Academic honorable mention status

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State athletics had six teams recognized this week as National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-Academic honorable mention programs for the 2015-16 academic year after a record 36 student-athletes at the college were named NJCAA Athletes of Distinction. Wallace State’s volleyball team compiled a school-best 3.48 GPA during 2015-16. The Lions,…

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Wallace State has school-record 36 student-athletes recognized by NJCAA for academic achievements

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State athletics had a school-record 36 student-athletes recognized Tuesday as National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Athletes of Distinction for their 2015-16 academic achievements, including eight acknowledged as Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence recipients for finishing with a 4.0 GPA. Wallace State softball had four Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence honorees:…

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Wallace State Lady Lions’ postseason surge ends in ACCC/Region 22 title game

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s women’s basketball postseason surge ended in the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 title game on Friday, falling to top-seeded Shelton State 88-41 at Tom Drake Coliseum. Shelton State, the 5th-ranked team in the nation, won its 18th straight game behind 19 points from tournament MVP Coco Knight and three…

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Wallace State Lady Lions continue postseason surge into ACCC title game; top-seeded WSCC men upset in closing seconds

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – A familiar sight will take place Friday afternoon in the women’s Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 tournament championship game. The Wallace State Lady Lions (14-19) prolonged their impressive tournament run on Thursday, reeling off their third consecutive postseason win with a 56-47 victory over division foe Snead State. Wallace State freshman…

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Wallace State’s women’s basketball team pulls 2nd straight tournament upset, advances to ACCC semis

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s women’s basketball team pulled its second consecutive upset in the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) postseason on Tuesday afternoon, prevailing 62-58 over Southern Union in the ACCC/NJCAA Region 22 tournament quarterfinal round at Tom Drake Coliseum. Wallace State freshman guard Kelsey Houston continued her torrid postseason shooting, finishing with 17…

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Wallace State hosting the women’s and men’s Alabama Community College Conference/NJCAA Region XXII tournaments on March 1-4

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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 1-4. The ACCC postseason began over the weekend with first-round games played at host sites in both the women’s and men’s brackets. Sixteen teams will now converge…

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Wallace State baseball drops season opener; WSCC basketball teams record ACCC road sweep

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State’s baseball team lost its season opener Friday, falling to Motlow (Tenn.) State, 4-2, at James C. Bailey Stadium. Wallace State freshman Cole Collins was 2 for 4 in his collegiate debut, scoring a run in the first inning for the Lions. Wallace State led 1-0 through four innings behind starter…

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