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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

    WSCC ATHLETICS: 2 teams, 42 student-athletes recognized for NJCAA academic achievements

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – A pair of Wallace State Community College teams and 42 student-athletes have earned National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) academic recognition for the 2021-2022 academic year. Wallace State’s women’s volleyball team achieved a 3.88 GPA, compiling the second-best mark among their volleyball national counterparts...

    WSCC Center for Career & Workforce Development reflects on outcomes from expanding community college apprenticeships

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – In July 2019, Wallace State Community College (WSCC) was awarded a grant by the American Association of Community Colleges’ (AACC) for its Expanding Community College Apprenticeships (ECCA) initiative. The AACC ECCA initiative provides support to community colleges, effectively expanding registered apprenticeship...

    A.J. Daugherty named new UAB Head Softball Coach

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Director of Athletics Mark Ingram has announced the hiring of A.J. Daugherty as new head coach of the UAB Softball program. A lifelong Alabama native and the 2022 NJCAA National Coaching Staff of the Year, Daugherty comes to Birmingham after a tremendously...

    WSCC ATHLETICS: Mitchell Heer named NJCAA Division I Honorable Mention All-American; 81 WSCC student-athletes named to Spring 2022 Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State baseball’s Mitchell Heer was named a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I Honorable Mention All-American earlier this week. Heer, an Acworth, Ga., native, was a dual threat for the Lions and was on pace to win the Alabama Community College...

    WSCC ATHLETICS: Softball’s Felicity Frame named ASWA Community College Athlete of the Year; tennis coach Tim Garner named ITA Region IV Men’s COY

    HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State softball’s Felicity Frame was recognized Sunday as the Alabama Sports Writers Association (ASWA) Community College Athlete of the Year during the group’s annual banquet at the Hilton Birmingham at UAB. Frame is the sixth student-athlete in Wallace State history to earn the ASWA...

    WSCC SOFTBALL: Coaching staff earns top NFCA honor; Felicity Frame named NJCAA 1st-team All-American, Kirby earns 2nd-team nod

    HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College’s softball program continues to rack up postseason awards. Wallace State’s softball coaching staff, made up of head coach A.J. Daugherty and assistants Cadi Oliver and Carson Owens, was named the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) National Junior College Athletic Association...

    Former Wallace State pitcher Chad Smith promoted to Colorado Rockies, becoming 7th WSCC player to make majors under coach Randy Putman

    HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Former Wallace State baseball pitcher Chad Smith was promoted to the Colorado Rockies over the weekend and made his Major League Baseball (MLB) debut on Sunday against the Washington Nationals, pitching a scoreless inning. Smith, a McAdory High graduate, pitched for Wallace State during...

    Wallace State anglers Bryar Chambers, Clent Blackwood win 2022 BoatUS Collegiate BASS Fishing Championship

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State anglers Bryar Chambers and Clent Blackwood have fished together as the college’s top duo for two seasons. The talented pair secured their first major championship on Friday.  Chambers and Blackwood are the 2022 BoatUS Collegiate BASS Fishing National Champions presented by BASS Pro...

    WSCC SOFTBALL: Lions finish among top 8 teams in the nation, closes season with 56-4 record

    YUMA, ARIZ. – Wallace State’s softball team had its impressive season end on Thursday night, finishing among the top eight teams in the nation after a 9-7 loss to Chattanooga State in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I National Championship at the...

    WSCC ATHLETICS: No. 3 Wallace State keeps season alive behind Kirby’s CG

    YUMA, ARIZ. – Leigha Kirby tossed a complete game, Olivia Ball and Sarah Beth Brake each hit homers and Wallace State’s third-ranked softball team kept its season alive with an 8-1 victory over Butler (Kan.) CC on Wednesday afternoon in the National Junior College Athletic...