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Wallace State Nursing outreach program benefits from Walmart grant

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — A program at Wallace State Community College that provides Safety and Wellness Education for Lifestyle Learning (SWELL) to Cullman county and city second- and third-grade students got a boost recently from a Walmart Foundation grant. SWELL, which includes a partnership with the Children’s of Alabama Kids on the Block puppet troupe, received…

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Wallace State volleyball eliminated at NJCAA Division I championship, closes season with 39-8 record

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CASPER, WYO. – Wallace State volleyball had its season come to an end Friday, losing to Hutchinson (Kan.) Community College in the National Junior College Athletic Association Division I consolation round at the Casper Events Center. The Lions, seeded 12th, close the season with a 39-8 record after falling to the 13th-seeded Blue Dragons, 14-25,…

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Wallace State freshman Kelsea Bivins attempts a kill as teammates Cidavia Hall and August Newberry, far right, look on in the Lions' match Thursday at the NJCAA Division I championships in Casper, Wyo.

Wallace State volleyball loses NJCAA Division I tournament opener to 5th-seeded Hillsborough Community College

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CASPER, WYO. – Wallace State’s volleyball team dropped its National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I championship opener Thursday, losing 18-25, 11-25, 18-25 to 5th-seeded Hillsborough Community College at the Casper Events Center. Wallace State, the tournament’s 12th seed, struggled to sustain any momentum against the Florida-based Hawks, leading only briefly in the third set.…

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Wallace State volleyball begins play Thursday at NJCAA Division I national championship

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CASPER, WYO. – Wallace State volleyball opens play Thursday at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I championships in Casper, Wyo., with their highest ever seed in the tournament. The 12th-seeded Lions play No. 5 Hillsborough (Fla.) Community College in a first-round match at 4 p.m. CST on Thursday. The double-elimination event, featuring…

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WSCC athletics roundup: Men’s basketball travels to Dominican Republic; Men’s golf finishes 5th in final fall poll

in Athletics, Golf, Headlines, Men's Basketball, Men's Golf

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s men’s basketball team flew to the Dominican Republic this morning for a historic trip. According to coach John Meeks, the Lions are set to become the first National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) team in any sport to compete on foreign soil. Wallace State, which is off to an impressive 4-1…

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Wallace State drop off site for A Million Thanks

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College is a drop off location for A Million Thanks, a national program to provide support and appreciation to active military men and women through sending letters and granting betterment of life wishes, as well as providing higher education scholarships to their children. Wallace State is the only location…

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Wallace State athletics has multiple players sign with four-year colleges during early signing period

in Athletics, Baseball, Golf, Headlines, Men's Basketball, Softball, Volleyball

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State volleyball’s Cidavia Hall and baseball’s Garrett Suchey each signed letter of intents Thursday with the University of Alabama, highlighting a slew of sophomores inking with four-year colleges for next season. Hall, a 6-foot-1 middle hitter for the Lions, has put together a stellar two-year career at Wallace State. She was recently…

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