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    BSC’s incredible run ends in dramatic fashion

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    EASTLAKE, OH. - The Birmingham-Southern baseball team fell 11-10 to #5 Wisconsin-Whitewater in a back-and-forth World Series elimination game on Sunday. In a high stakes elimination game, the Panthers looked to advance to the World Series semifinal matchup with a win over Wisconsin-Whitewater on Sunday. Neither team...

    JSU launching public health degree programs, addressing critical need in Alabama

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    JACKSONVILLE, Ala. - Jacksonville State University (Jax State) is set to launch two innovative degree programs within the College of Health Professions and Wellness Department of Kinesiology in the Fall of 2024: a Bachelor of Public Health (BPH) and a Master of Public Health...

    Alabama’s season ends in 6-4 loss to Florida at WCWS Sunday

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    OKLAHOMA CITY – Alabama softball's 2024 season came to an end Sunday night at Devon Park, as the Crimson Tide lost to Florida, 6-4, in an elimination game at the Women's College World Series. For the 15th time in program history, Alabama (39-20) ends its season...

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    Crane Hill’s Jordan Moore makes Mississippi College President's List CLINTON, Miss. - The Mississippi College Office of Academic Affairs releases the President's List after the close of fall and spring semesters each academic year. To be eligible for the President's List, a student must maintain...

    WSCC Machine Tool Technology students place 2nd in Phillips Machinist Student Competition

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -  Students in Wallace State Community College’s Machine Tool Technology program recently won second place in the Phillips Machinist Student Competition sponsored by Maryland-based machine tool distributor Phillips Corporation.  The competition's goal was to encourage innovation within teams of students by taking a...

    WSCC: Registration open for summer career training courses

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -  Registration is now open for summer career training courses offered through Wallace State Community College’s Center for Career and Workforce Development. These short-term programs are designed to provide essential skills and hands-on experience for career advancement, whether you are looking to...

    Alabama falls in back-and-forth contest with UCF 8-7

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    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Alabama baseball came up short, 8-7, against UCF in a back-and-forth contest at Dick Howser Stadium on the Florida State campus. Following the NCAA Regional opener, the Crimson Tide is now 33-23 on the season. The two teams traded leads all evening with...

    More than 100 WSCC student athletes named on ACCC Commissioner’s Honor Roll

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- More than 100 student athletes from all 12 sports teams at Wallace State Community College were recognized by the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) for academic achievement by being named to the Commissioner’s Honor Roll for the Spring 2024 semester. “These student-athletes...

    Wallace State promotes Crider to head cross country coach

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- Wallace State Community College has promoted Tony Crider to head coach of the men’s and women’s cross country teams, President Dr. Vicki Karolewics announced today. “Tony Crider has proven himself in his role as assistant coach to the Wallace State cross country teams....

    NATIONAL CHAMPS! No. 1 Auburn beats Florida State 3-2 to win men’s golf title

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    CARLSBAD, Calif. – The job, at last, is finished. Throughout No. 1 Auburn's march to the program's first national championship, head coach Nick Clinard reminded his team and its followers after each step that the assignment remained incomplete. There was more to be done and...

    Wallace State hires Joseph Simmons as women’s basketball coach

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- Wallace State Community College has hired Joseph Simmons to lead the women’s basketball team, President Dr. Vicki Karolewics announced today. “We are proud to welcome Coach Simmons back to Wallace State and look forward to his continuing the tradition of winning for...

    Wallace State hires Faron Key as men’s basketball coach

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- Wallace State Community College has hired Faron Key to serve as the head coach of the men’s basketball team, President Dr. Vicki Karolewics announced today. “We are excited to welcome Coach Key back to Wallace State and trust he will continue the...

    Wallace State Men’s Golf 19th in nation; women’s Aidan Haithcock 22nd in nation

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- Wallace State Community College men’s golf finished the season No. 19 in the nation after their appearance at the 2024 National Junior College (NJCAA) Division I Men’s National Championship at Rockwind Community Links Golf Club in Hobbs, NM. The squad finished 17th...

    CARDIAC KIDS: No. 1 Auburn advances to program’s first national final with wins over Virginia, Ohio State

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    CARLSBAD, Calif. – For the first time in program history, Auburn men's golf will play for a national championship as the Tigers used all five players to grind out a pair of wins against No. 9 Virginia and Ohio State Tuesday in the semifinal...

    Birmingham-Southern College celebrates final commencement ceremony

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    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Birmingham-Southern College held its final commencement ceremony on Friday, May 24, in Bill Battle Coliseum, celebrating 245 members of the Class of 2024 and awarding eight honorary degrees, one of which was a surprise to the honoree. Each speaker – including Board...

    Birmingham-Southern College World Series Block Party Send Off

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    BIRMINGHAM, AL. - Birmingham-Southern College's baseball program invites all fans and supporters to join them at Tasty Town restaurant, located at 16 14th St. S, Birmingham, AL, on Tuesday, May 28th at 5:30 p.m. This promises to be an electrifying send-off as the team embarks on...

    ONTO OKC! Alabama Softball headed to its 15th Women’s College World Series

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    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – For the 15th time in program history, Alabama softball will be heading to the Women's College World Series in Oklahoma City after defeating Tennessee, 4-1, Sunday in a winner-take-all game three in the Knoxville Super Regional round. Alabama will open play at the...

    No. 1 Auburn survives first cut at NCAA Championship

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    CARLSBAD, Calif. – A third consecutive round of 5-over 293 on Sunday was enough to keep No. 1 Auburn men's golf above the first cutline and advance to the fourth round of stroke play at the 2024 NCAA Championship hosted at the Omni La Costa...

    Curry hired as Wallace State Head Softball Coach, Cesepedes as Assistant

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- Wallace State Community has hired former Birmingham-Southern College (BSC) softball coach Megan Curry to lead the Lions softball team, President Dr. Vicki Karolewics announced today. Sarah Cespedes has been hired as assistant coach. “Wallace State sets a high bar for Lions Softball...

    Wallace State women’s tennis 9th in the nation, men finish 16th

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- Wallace State Community College’s women’s tennis team finished 9th in the nation after competing at the 2024 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Women’s National Tournament recently in Tyler, Texas, and the men finished 16th at the 2024 NJCAA Men’s National...

    Wallace State tops Salt Lake 9-6 at NJCAA World Series

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    OXFORD, Ala. -- The Lions’ bats were on fire during their first game at this year’s National Junior College Athletic Association Division I World Series. The 11th seeded Lions defeated the 6th seeded Salt Lake Bruins 9-6 at Choccolocco Park in Oxford. Wallace State took...

    Wallace State Nursing holds 1st of 2 pinning ceremonies for Class of 2024

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College’s Department of Nursing Education recognized more than 75 graduates at the first of two pinning ceremonies for the class of 2024. Both the May and August ceremonies celebrate new nurses graduating from the program that has twice...

    Wallace State’s Luke Fernandez named ACCC Pitcher of the Year

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- Wallace State student-athlete Luke Fernandez was named Pitcher of the Year by the Alabama Community College Conference. Fernandez led the ACCC in strike outs. The freshman out of Cummings, Ga., smoked 100 batters for the season, 20 more than the next leading...

    Wallace State Celebrates commencement for Class of 2024

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -  Around 650 graduates participated in graduation ceremonies at Wallace State Community College on Friday, May 10, 2024, at the Traditions Bank Arena inside Tom Drake Coliseum. Around 2,450 degrees and certificates will be awarded to the Class of 2024, including 1,100...

    Auburn men’s golf sweeps SEC yearly awards

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    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – After a record-smashing regular season that culminated in the program's fifth Southeastern Conference Championship, No. 1 Auburn men's golf was recognized by the league with nine yearly SEC honors, including a sweep of the three major awards. Tigers head coach Nick Clinard...

    Maldonado, Lindsey named to ACCS All-Alabama Academic Team

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Two Wallace State Community College students were recognized recently at the Alabama Community College System (ACCS) All-Alabama Academic Team Banquet in Birmingham. Vianney Verdin Maldonado and Makayla Lindsey represented Wallace State as the college’s 2024 All-Alabama Academic Team scholars. “We are extremely proud...

    Aspen Institute names Wallace State semifinalist for prestigious 2025 Aspen Prize

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    WASHINGTON D.C. – On May 7, the Aspen Institute named Wallace State Community College as a semifinalist for the 2025 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. The $1 million award is the nation's signature recognition of high achievement and performance among community colleges. The...

    President of renewable energy company got his start in Wallace State Green Construction program

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -  Since he was a child, Mason Holmes has been running outside to play. Whether it was camping or floating down a river in a canoe, Holmes and his family spent most days outdoors. Nature was a place full of wonder and...

    Wallace State students win 26 medals at Alabama SkillsUSA competition

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Wallace State Community College brought home 26 medals from the 2024 Alabama State Leadership and SkillsUSA Championships held this week in Mobile, with two-thirds of those being gold medals in 12 of 18 categories. Eighteen students earned gold medals during the competition,...

    Wallace State Men’s and Women’s Tennis win ACCC Titles

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- Wallace State’s men’s and women’s tennis teams each earned Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) titles at the ACCC Men’s and Women’s Tennis Tournaments held at Jasper High School. The men won their sixth consecutive ACCC championship while the women won their third....

    No. 1 Auburn dominates Mossy Oak Collegiate to collect 4th consecutive victory

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    WEST POINT, Miss. – It was a showing of pure dominance for No. 1 Auburn men's golf Tuesday as the Tigers finished the Mossy Oak Collegiate at 46-under-par to collect a fourth consecutive victory, this time by 34 strokes. Senior J.M. Butler and junior...

    With the next pick: Auburn DB Jaylin Simpson

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    AUBURN, Ala. – In the transfer portal era, Jaylin Simpson exemplifies an exception to the rule. He came to Auburn, and here he stayed. Through five seasons and three head coaches, Simpson made his mark, enjoying an All-SEC senior season that positioned him for an NFL opportunity. The 6-1...

    Cullman County’s Laney, Stephenson recognized at Troy University Honors Convocation

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    TROY, Ala. -  Troy University recognized students for outstanding achievements in academics, leadership and service during the annual Honors Convocation on April 15 at the Troy campus. Local students who were awarded include: Sarah Laney of Cullman won the Bernard E. Williams Award and the Sigma...

    Cullman’s Alan Crisologo elected to University of Alabama SGA

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    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - The University of Alabama recently swore in the new 2024 Student Government Association members. The following students were elected to either the Executive Council or as senators for their respective schools or colleges: EXECUTIVE COUNCIL President - Samad Gillani Executive Secretary - Jensyn Seay Executive Vice...

    Cullman’s Mattilen Nelson named 2024-2025 Jax State Nursing Ambassador

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    JACKSONVILLE, Ala. -  Mattilen Nelson of Cullman has been named a 2024-2025 Jax State Nursing Ambassador. Jax State Nursing Ambassadors are a select group of upper division nursing students chosen for their commitment to service, leadership, and dedication to the program. These students serve as...

    Wallace State Basketball Coach Allen Sharpe hired by UAH

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- Wallace State Community College announces that women’s and men’s head basketball coach Allen Sharpe has accepted a position as head coach of the University of Alabama at Huntsville women’s basketball program. Sharpe recently completed his ninth season in two stints as Wallace...

    WSCC Men’s Golf battles back to take 2nd place in ACCC Region 22 Tournament

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    ONEONTA, Ala. -- Wallace State Community College men’s golf pushed through the final round of play at the Alabama Community College Conference Region 22 championship to take second place in the tournament. The Lions entered the day in sixth place when they hit the links...

    Tiger Trail of Auburn inducts Class of 2024

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    Sidewalk plaques of Auburn greats Takeo Spikes, Kasey Cooper, Caitlin Atkinson-Tomlin and Cliff Ellis will soon grace downtown Auburn AUBURN, Ala. – A Fantastic Four representing three decades of Auburn Athletics excellence: Takeo Spikes, Kasey Cooper, Caitlin Atkinson-Tomlin and Cliff Ellis were inducted Saturday into the Tiger...

    Auburn legend Mike Kolen passes away

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    AUBURN, Ala. – Nicknamed "Captain Crunch" for his rugged tackling, former Auburn linebacker Mike Kolen passed away Wednesday at the age of 76. A 1985 Alabama Sports Hall of Fame inductee, Kolen led Auburn in tackles in 16 of the 25 games he started from...

    Cam Coleman, Towns McGough shine in Auburn A-Day scrimmage

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    AUBURN, Ala. – Hometown freshman Towns McGough kicked seven field goals and drilled a 58-yarder on the final play to give Auburn's offense a 28-27 A-Day victory in front of 33,526 to conclude spring practice Saturday at Jordan-Hare Stadium. "It's really a dream," said the...

    Saturday Admission Workshops to be offered at Wallace State April 6, May 18

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College announces it will hold Admission Workshops on Saturday, April 6, and Saturday, May 18, for anyone seeking assistance with filling out their application for admission to the college. The workshops will be held from 10 a.m.- 2...

    Wallace State 1st in state selected to participate in SME Workforce Pipeline Challenge

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Faculty and staff of Wallace State Community College recently met with industry partners and Society for Manufacturing Engineers (SME) staff to start a three-year project aimed at increasing the manufacturing workforce in the United States. SME is a national nonprofit committed to...

    Auburn early enrollees eager for A-Day: ‘An opportunity to learn’

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    AUBURN, Ala. – Between the weight room and training table, Auburn freshman receivers Cam Coleman and Bryce Cain are readying for the rigors of Southeastern Conference football. The early enrollees see the return on investment of time spent at Auburn University's Wellness Kitchen and the Creel Family Player Development Lab each...

    A-Day set for April 13

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    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The 2024 Alabama Golden Flake A-Day Game will be played on Saturday, April 13 at 3 p.m. CT in Bryant-Denny Stadium and will include a full day of activities and experiences. The A-Day Game will serve as the 15th and final practice of the...

    Wild pitch leads Alabama to 4-3 win over South Carolina

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    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama baseball clawed back from an early deficit for a 4-3 win over 10th-ranked South Carolina on Thursday evening at Sewell-Thomas Stadium. With the victory, the 15th-ranked Crimson Tide improves to 20-6 overall and 3-4 in Southeastern Conference play. South Carolina gained the...

    Season rewind: Bruce Pearl reviews Auburn’s SEC championship, NCAA exit

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    AUBURN, Ala. – Still feeling the sting from an NCAA Tournament defeat, Auburn coach Bruce Pearl credited his opponent, defended his players, praised the program's latest championship and looked ahead to next season during Thursday's season-reviewing media availability. Pearl recounted the miscues that led to...

    Tucker Gambrill of Cullman serving as Culverhouse College of Business ambassador

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    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Tucker Gambrill of Cullman is serving as an ambassador for The University of Alabama Culverhouse College of Business. The Culverhouse Ambassadors are the official student representatives, tour guides and recruitment agents for the Culverhouse College of Business. Up to 20 members join...

    Wallace State’s season ends with 63-58 loss to Indian Hills in round 2 of NJCAA Tournament

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College’s men’s basketball team’s season came to an end in a hard-fought battle against Indian Hills Community College on Tuesday at the National Junior College Athletic Association Division I Men’s Basketball Championship in Hutchinson, Kan. The Lions lost...

    Birmingham-Southern College announces closure; operations to cease on May 31, 2024

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    BIRMINGHAM, AL (03/26/2024) Birmingham-Southern College will cease operations on May 31, 2024, following an 18-month effort to obtain bridge funding from a $30 million state loan program conceived and enacted to save the 168-year-old, nationally ranked liberal arts institution. The College Board of Trustees voted...

    Lions advance to 2nd round of NJCAA Tournament

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    HANCEVILLE, AL — A hot second half by the Wallace State Community College men’s basketball team put the Lions in the winners’ bracket after their first-round matchup Sunday, March 24, against No. 12 Lee College at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division...

    Pro Day: Former Tigers show out for NFL scouts in last workout at Auburn

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    AUBURN, Ala. – In 2019, Jaylin Simpson, Nehemiah Pritchett and Zion Puckett arrived at Auburn together. Three years later, D.J. James joined them as a transfer from Oregon. On Friday, the defensive back quartet worked out on the Plains for the last time together...

    Wallace State welcomes new members into English and Math Honor Societies

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala.  — The Wallace State Community College chapters of Sigma Kappa Delta and Mu Alpha Theta honor societies recently inducted new members. Sigma Kappa Delta (SKD) is the National English Honor Society for two-year colleges. Wallace State’s Theta Delta Chapter was established in 2007....

    WSCC Women’s Golf finishes 2nd at home tournament; ranked 15th in nation

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State’s women’s golf team finished second to Shelton State Community College this week at the Wallace State Spring Invite. Held on their home course of Cross Creek Golf Course, the Lions finished at +96, only three strokes behind the Buccaneers at...

    WSCC Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society inducts new members, is recognized as REACH chapter

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — More than 80 Wallace State Community College students were recently inducted in the college’s Alpha Chi Tau Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society.  Membership in PTK is extended by invitation only. For a student to be eligible, they must...

    Meet the Coaches: Auburn offensive coordinator Derrick Nix

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    AUBURN, Ala. – In a turbulent profession where turnover is the norm, Derrick Nix’s 16-year coaching stint at Ole Miss was the exception. Through four head coaches, including Auburn’s Hugh Freeze, Nix rolled with Rebels from 2008-23. That changed in January, when Freeze and Nix reunited on...

    Wallace State’s Williams, Winfrey, Grant earn ACCC postseason awards

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- Wallace State Community College basketball players Jimmie Williams, Jaden Winfrey and Emariah Grant were each recognized by the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) with postseason awards announced this week for Division I. Postseason awards are voted on by ACCC coaches. Williams, a...

    Auburn’s Broome named semifinalist for Naismith Defensive Player of the Year Award

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    ATLANTA – Junior All-American forward/center Johni Broome (Plant City, Fla.) is a semifinalist for the Naismith Defensive Player of the Year Award as announced by the Atlanta Tipoff Club on Wednesday. The All-SEC First Team and SEC All-Defensive Team selection is one of 10 semifinalists along with Adrian...

    More than 500 HOSA students tour Wallace State Health Science programs

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College welcomed more than 500 high school students from Blount, Cullman, Winston and Walker County HOSA (Health Occupation Students of America) programs Monday. The students rotated through the rooms of the Simulation Center in the School of Nursing...

    WSCC Men’s Basketball Team wins 1st ACCC Championship since 2014, Lady Lions finish runner-up

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- Wallace State Community College’s Men’s Basketball team defeated #1 ranked Bishop State Saturday night to win their first Alabama Community College Conference championship since 2014. The Lions defeated the Wildcats 81-85 in overtime. Leading the charge for Wallace State freshman guard and...

    WSCC Women’s Basketball earns bye in ACCC Division I tournament; men’s team seeded No. 3

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- The Wallace State Community College women's basketball team earned a bye in the 2024 Alabama Community College Conference Division I Basketball Tournament to be held March 7-9 at the University of Alabama-Huntsville. On Friday, March 8 at 12 p.m., the women will...

    Alabama-Jacksonville State baseball game postponed

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    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Alabama-Jacksonville State baseball game scheduled for this afternoon has been postponed due to the threat of inclement weather in the forecast. The teams were originally scheduled to play at 4 p.m. CT today at Sewell-Thomas Stadium. The game will be made up...

    WSCC: Event opens doors to learn about Workforce Training Center

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Wallace State Community College’s Center for Career and Workforce Development is opening the doors to its new Workforce Training Center to anyone who would like to learn more about how the facility can be utilized for individual and group training. Pro Skills...

    Alabama Head Coach Kalen DeBoer finalizes coaching staff

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    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama head football coach Kalen DeBoer finalized his coaching staff Friday with the hiring of tight ends coach Bryan Ellis, offensive line coach Chris Kapilovic and outside linebackers coach Christian Robinson. "We were able to also secure three of the finest coaches in...

    Meet the Coaches: Auburn defensive coordinator D.J. Durkin

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    AUBURN, Ala. – If you ask Auburn coordinator DJ Durkin what the Tigers’ defense will look like this fall, he might advise you to check back with him after spring practice. In his fourth SEC program as a defensive coordinator, Durkin builds his defenses around...

    Wallace State hosts STEAM Academy for area 5th graders

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Wallace State Community College recently hosted a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) Academy for area fifth-grade students at the School of Nursing and Center for Science. Over 30 students were selected by their science teachers to attend the event. Wallace...

    Wallace State hosts welding contest for aspiring north Alabama welders

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Wallace State Community College Welding hosted an intense welding competition Friday, March 1, showcasing the talents of high school students from across north Alabama. Held in Wallace State’s new, state-of-the-art welding facility, the event drew 151 students from approximately 31 schools,...

    WSCC Workforce Training Center revolutionizes career development

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Located on the grounds of REHAU’s automotive manufacturing facility in Cullman, the Workforce Training Center provides facilities for short-term training programs and services provided by the college’s Center for Career and Workforce Development. For people interested in learning a new career skill,...

    Explore, learn and innovate

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    STEAM Camp 2024 at Wallace State CULLMAN, Ala. - This summer, Wallace State Community College is set to become a hub of innovation and learning with the return of the highly anticipated STEAM Camp. Designed for students entering grades three through eight in the 2024-2025...

    No. 14 Auburn falls to No. 10 Virginia in Jax Classic championship

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    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – No. 14 Auburn dropped a back-and-forth affair against No. 10 Virginia 6-4 Sunday afternoon in the championship game of the Jax College Baseball Classic at 121 Financial Ballpark. The Tigers (6-1) led 2-1 through four innings, but Virginia (7-0) scored in each of...

    ‘Looking forward to the challenge’: No. 14 Auburn readies for Jax College Baseball Classic

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    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – One of three top-20 teams in the four-team field, No. 14 Auburn is set to compete in the inaugural Jax College Baseball Classic in Jacksonville, Florida, this weekend. "It's a test. It's a measuring stick," head coach Butch Thompson said of the weekend. "I've asked...

    WSCC, UAB welcome 9th cohort for joint enrollment program

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - More than a dozen students from Wallace State Community College’s Department of Nursing Education’s Joint Enrollment program with the University of Alabama at Birmingham recently participated in the Lamp of Learning and White Coat Ceremony for Nursing. The ceremony marks the...

    ESPN College GameDay visits The Plains for third straight season

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    BRISTOL, Conn. – For the fourth time in program history and third-straight season, ESPN's College GameDay covered by State Farm is coming to The Plains on Saturday, Feb. 17. The two-hour show, hosted by Rece Davis, along with analysts Jay Bilas, Jay Williams, Seth Greenberg and...

    Vontrell King-Williams named defensive tackles coach at Auburn

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    AUBURN, Ala. – Vontrell King-Williams has been named defensive tackles coach at Auburn, head coach Hugh Freeze announced Friday. King-Williams served as a defensive line analyst for Auburn this past season and previously worked on Freeze's staff at Liberty. The completion of Auburn's defensive staff also includes various position...

    ‘Always locked in’ to Auburn, Derrick Brown sets NFL record

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    AUBURN, Ala. – After tying the Carolina Panthers’ record for most tackles by a defensive lineman last season with 67, Derrick Brown entered the 2023 season with the goal of breaking it. Brown, as he’s done consistently since arriving at Auburn in 2016, exceeded even his...

    WSCC: Broadway Night set for Feb. 15

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Students in Wallace State Community College's Fine and Performing Arts programs are gearing up for the annual Broadway Night, scheduled on Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. in the Recital Hall of the Burrow Center for the Fine and Performing Arts. The upcoming...

    Auburn’s Johni Broome garners SEC Player of the Week honors

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    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – For the first time of his career, Auburn junior center/forward Johni Broome (Plant City, Fla.) garnered SEC Men's Basketball Player of the Week honors on Monday. The preseason All-SEC First Team and John R. Wooden National Player of the Year Award candidate averaged 15.5 points,...

    Auburn legend, College Football Hall of Famer Terry Beasley passes away

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    AUBURN, Ala. – Terry Beasley, a prolific pass catcher whose Auburn receiving records have lasted more than a half century, has passed away at the age of 73. An All-American in 1970 and 1971, Beasley caught 141 career passes for 2,507 yards and 29 receiving touchdowns from...

    Ashton Story of Hanceville part of UA cheer, dance teams that placed at nationals

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    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - The University of Alabama all-girl and co-ed cheerleading teams each placed second at the UCA National Competition held at Walt Disney World in Orlando Jan. 14. The dance team earned a spot in the D1 Jazz finals that same weekend in...

    Alabama’s Nick Dunlap wins PGA Tour Event, The American Express

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    LA QUINTA, Calif. – University of Alabama sophomore men's golfer Nick Dunlap became the first amateur to win a PGA Tour event since 1991 when he claimed The American Express on Sunday evening. Dunlap won the event by one stroke over Christiaan Bezuidenhout, finishing the 72-hole tournament...

    Wallace State hosts VEX IQ robotics competitions

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — On Saturday, Jan. 13, Wallace State Community College welcomed 46 teams to campus for VEX IQ robotics competitions for elementary and middle school students. Competitions were held in the Wellness Center practice gym, with hundreds of participants and spectators in attendance.  “We have...

    Auburn names Derrick Nix Offensive Coordinator, Kent Austin Quarterbacks Coach

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    Auburn, Alabama—Derrick Nix has been named offensive coordinator and running backs coach at Auburn, head coach Hugh Freeze announced Wednesday. A native of Attalla, Alabama, Nix has spent the previous 16 years at Ole Miss, 12 as running backs coach and the last four as...

    Scholarship audition dates set by Wallace State Fine and Performing Arts

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Students who love to sing, dance, act, play an instrument, or even work behind the scenes may attend upcoming auditions at Wallace State Community College to earn scholarship money for their education.     The college’s Fine and Performing Arts programs will host scholarship...

    Education notes

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    Kendall Rooks awarded degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic Christine Beaudry DAVENPORT, Iowa -  Kendall Rooks of South Vinemont graduated with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic's Florida Campus in Port Orange, Florida on Dec. 15, 2023. Palmer College of Chiropractic, the first...

    More than 800 earn places on WSCC President’s, Dean’s Lists

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College congratulates 837 outstanding students who were named to the President’s List and Dean’s List for the Fall 2023 semester. To earn a spot on the Wallace State President’s List, students must maintain a perfect 4.0 GPA for...

    Charles Kelly named co-Defensive Coordinator at Auburn

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    AUBURN, Ala. – Charles Kelly, a veteran defensive coach and former Auburn football player, has been named co-defensive coordinator at his alma mater, head coach Hugh Freeze announced Friday. A native of Ozark, Alabama, Kelly played at Auburn from 1986-89 under legendary coach Pat Dye and returned...

    WSCC: Alumna Morelia Tinajero advocates for Alabama’s Hispanic community

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Morelia Tinajero has devoted her life to helping immigrants call Alabama home. She works at the Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama (HICA) as a Department of Justice accredited immigration case manager and serves as the instructor for both civics and English...

    University of North Alabama wins MLF Abu Garcia College Fishing Tournament on Harris Chain of Lakes

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    LEESBURG, Fla. (Jan. 8, 2024) – The University of North Alabama duo of Dylan Nutt and Carter Nutt, both sophomores from Nashville, Tennessee, won the MLF Abu Garcia College Fishing Presented by YETI event on the Harris Chain of Lakes with a five-bass limit weighing 21 pounds,...

    Alabama defeats Vanderbilt Saturday afternoon in SEC Opener

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    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Alabama men's basketball team began SEC play with a 78-75 win on the road against Vanderbilt Saturday afternoon at Memorial Gymnasium. The Crimson Tide (9-5, 1-0 SEC) were led by Mark Sears scoring a game-high 21 points. Alabama's backcourt excelled on offense as Rylan Griffen (16...

    No. 25 Auburn makes history at Arkansas with 83-51 win in SEC opener

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    FAYTTEVILLE, ARK. – Known as one of the more hostile environments in the SEC, Bud Walton Arena was quiet for most of the day Saturday as No. 25 Auburn throttled Arkansas 83-51 on the road to secure a win in the SEC opener.  Auburn's 32-point win...

    Auburn Made: Week 17 NFL Rundown

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    From a game-winning field goal to a career-long touchdown grab, it was a Christmas weekend to remember for some of Auburn's former players in the NFL. That and more in this week's Auburn Made NFL rundown. BEST OF WEEK 17 Roger McCreary, CB, Tennessee Titans  McCreary continued his...

    Auburn Made: Week 16 NFL rundown

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    From a game-winning field goal to a career-long touchdown grab, it was a Christmas weekend to remember for some of Auburn's former players in the NFL. See who all shined in this week's Auburn Made NFL rundown. BEST OF WEEK 16 Derrick Brown, DT, Carolina Panthers Brown once...

    Alabama’sDowns Selected as 2023 Shaun Alexander Award winner

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    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama safety Caleb Downs was selected as the 2023 recipient of the Shaun Alexander Freshman of the Year Award, the Maxwell Football Club announced Wednesday morning. Downs was one of five finalists for this year's award and was joined by Rueben Bain (Miami (Fla.)), Kevin...

    Pearl on the Plains: BP reflects on ‘opportunity of a lifetime’ at Auburn

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    Bruce Pearl looks back on 10 years of winning on and off the court at Auburn AUBURN, Ala. – When the Tigers tipped off the 2023-24 season vs. Baylor Nov. 7, Auburn officially became the longest stop in Bruce Pearl’s illustrious coaching career. “You can say...

    2 Tigers hit 1,000 to lead Auburn in 82-62 win over Alabama State

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    AUBURN, Ala. – K.D. Johnson and Jaylin Williams both reached the 1,000-point milestone, and Auburn made it 50 straight non-conference home wins under head coach Bruce Pearl with an 82-62 victory over Alabama State on Friday night. Johnson was first to hit 1,000 career points....

    Freeze Warning: Auburn lands top 10 class on NSD24

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    AUBURN, Ala. – Exceeding his goal of signing a top 10 class in his first full recruiting season, Auburn coach Hugh Freeze thanked the student-athletes who believed in his vision, and the coaches and staff who helped make it happen. "So many people pitch in,"...

    TROJAN TAKEOVER – Troy Athletics announces fan activities surrounding Birmingham Bowl

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    TROY, Ala. – Troy Football is making history with its Birmingham Bowl appearance as the back-to-back Sun Belt Conference champions are the first Sun Belt program to play a Power Five opponent in a bowl game. Troy is set to square off against Duke...

    ‘It’s an exciting day for our athletes’: Cullman City Schools breaks ground on new turf fields

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Cullman City School Board members, along with Superintendent Kyle Kallhoff, joined Cullman High School administrators, coaches, players and others on Cullman High School’s Soccer Field Tuesday to celebrate the first steps of a project they’re all excited to see get underway....

    Auburn to play Maryland in TransPerfect Music City Bowl

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    AUBURN, Ala. – Auburn will play the Maryland Terrapins of the Big Ten Conference in the 26th edition of the TransPerfect Music City Bowl this December 30 at 1 p.m. CST, bowl officials announced.The highly anticipated matchup will take place inside Nissan Stadium in downtown...

    Troy repeats as Sun Belt champions

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    TROY, Ala. – Just when you thought he couldn't do anymore, Kimani Vidal rushed for a Troy-record five touchdowns to lead the Trojans to their eighth Sun Belt Conference title with a 49-23 victory over App State on Saturday at The Vet in the Hercules Tires Sun...

    Alabama to play Michigan in College Football Playoff semifinal

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    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The No. 4 Alabama Crimson Tide will square off with the No. 1 Michigan Wolverines in the College Football Playoff Semifinal on Monday, Jan. 1, 2024, at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif. The contest is slated to kick off at 4...