Barham’s career night propels Wallace State men in conference opener; Lady Lions fall to Gadsden State

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State men’s sophomore guard Marcus Barham registered a career-high 30 points and the Lions rolled to a 79-62 triumph over Gadsden State in their conference opener Tuesday night. Barham entered the game as Wallace State’s leading scorer and more than doubled his season average (12.3 ppg) against the Cardinals, knocking down…

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Wallace State women’s basketball tunes up for ACCC play with convincing win over Columbia State

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State’s women’s basketball team posted its most dominant effort of the season on Tuesday, rolling past Columbia State 71-45 at Tom Drake Coliseum. The Lady Lions marched out to a 20-2 cushion at the end of the first quarter and didn’t yield a field goal until the 5:55 mark in the…

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A look back at 2015 Wallace State athletics

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State’s softball, men’s golf and volleyball teams each captured Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) championships in 2015, the women’s basketball team made program history at the national tournament and the baseball team finished conference runner-up, adding another successful chapter to the college’s athletic achievements. The past 12 months also featured Wallace…

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Wallace State forward Immanuel King skies for a  dunk in the first half of the Lions’ victory over Wallace Community College-Selma on Saturday.

Wallace State men’s basketball coasts past Wallace-Selma; Lady Lions fall to Lady Patriots in home opener

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Sophomore Kylen Butler poured in a game-high 16 points, Derylton Hill added 14 off the bench and Wallace State’s men’s basketball team rolled past Wallace Community College-Selma with a 70-47 victory Saturday afternoon at Tom Drake Coliseum. Wallace State (10-2) overcame an early 17-7 deficit, led by two at the half and…

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Wallace State men’s basketball pushes winning streak to five games

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State’s men’s basketball team continues to roll during the season’s opening month. The Lions (8-1) reeled off their fifth consecutive victory Monday night, edging Wallace Community College-Selma on the road, 57-53. Marcus Barham posted a double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds for Wallace State, and Kylen Butler scored 15 points,…

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WSCC men’s basketball coach John Meeks earns 100th career victory with program; Lady Lions lose to West Alabama in exhibition game

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State men’s basketball coach John Meeks earned his 100th career victory with the Lions over the weekend. Meeks’ milestone victory came in a 71-61 triumph over Brunswick Community College in the Roger Taylor Classic at Louisburg, N.C. The 32-year-old Meeks, a North Carolina native, is in his sixth season at Wallace State…

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No. 24 Wallace State women’s basketball opens 2015-16 season with overhauled roster

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – The final win for Wallace State’s women’s basketball team last season may have been the biggest in program history. Wallace State upset Eastern Arizona at the NJCAA Division I tournament, marking the program’s first ever opening-round win in five national tournament appearances. The Lady Lions finished the season 28-6, made their first NJCAA…

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Golfer Sylas Elliott, softball’s Rachel Ragland among Wallace State athletes to garner postseason recognition

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HANCEVILLE, ALA.  –  Wallace State freshman golfer Sylas Elliott highlights a slew of athletes who have recently garnered individual awards at the college. Elliott was named a second-team National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I All-American by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) after finishing tied for 10th in the nation last week…

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Wallace State women’s basketball’s Morgan Smith named NJCAA Division I 2nd-team All-American

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State women’s basketball sophomore Morgan Smith was named a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I 2nd-team All-American on Tuesday, marking yet another significant achievement for the Lady Lions. Smith becomes the first Wallace State women’s basketball player to garner 2nd-team recognition, the highest earned in program history. “It was…

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