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Basketball loses to Methodist at Turkey Shootout

November 29, 2008 Fayetteville, NC- The Salem College basketball team lost in the first round of the Turkey Shootout to Methodist, 73-46. Salem will play the College of Notre Dame (MD) tomorrow afternoon in the 3rd-place game. Methodist will play the Apprentice School in the championship game. Sarah Smith (Hays,...

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Basketball beats the College of Notre Dame at the Turkey Shootout

November 30, 2008 Fayetteville, NC- The Salem College basketball team finished in third place for the second straight tournament this weekend. The Spirits beat the College of Notre Dame (Maryland), 63-60, in the Methodist Turkey Shootout consolation game. Sarah Smith (Hays, NC) received all-tournament honors, and averaged 14.5 points and...

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Basketball loses at home against Methodist

December 02, 2008 Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College basketball team lost at home to Methodist University, 64-45. After losing by 27 to Methodist this past weekend, Salem fought hard to keep the game close. Salem trailed by only one point with 12:37 left in the game, 34-33. Methodist was able...

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Basketball has four score double-digit points in loss to Peace

December 03, 2008 Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College basketball team lost at home tonight to Peace, 67-60. The team had four players score double-digit points in the loss. Sarah Smith (Hays, NC) had her second double-double of the year with 12 points and 13 rebounds. Ashley Wilcox (Ronda, NC) had...

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Basketball rolls against Bennett College in Decatur

December 06, 2008 Decatur, GA- The Salem College basketball team cruised to an easy victory today against Bennett College, 76-49. The game was part of the Smart Women Sweat Tournament, which is hosted by Agnes Scott. The Spirits had four players in double-digits. Sarah Smith (Hays, NC) led the way...

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Basketball falls on the road to Spelman

December 7, 2008 Decatur, GA- The Salem College basketball team lost at Spelman, 89-72, in the Smart Women Sweat Tournament. Sarah Smith (Hays, NC) had her second double-double in a row, with 18 points and 11 rebounds. Joanne Hall (Concord, NC) also poured in 21 points for the Spirits. Salem...

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Smith named Association of Division III Independents women’s basketball Player of the Week

KANSAS CITY, Mo. Salem College freshman center Sarah Smith (Hays, N.C.) has been named the Association of Division III Independents womens basketball Player of the Week. Smith produced three double-doubles in four games on the week, averaging 12.2 points and 10 rebounds per contest. She helped her team to a...

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Basketball loses at home to Greensboro College

December 09, 2008 Winston-Salem, NC- Last year's USA South Basketball Champions, Greensboro College, proved to be too much for Salem College tonight. Greensboro ran out to a 28-10 lead in the first 11 minutes and never looked back, winning the game 86-42. Salem was led in scoring by Joanne Hall...

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Basketball falls at home to Milligan College

January 05, 2009 Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College basketball team lost their first game of 2009 to Milligan College, 77-48. Salem was led by Sarah Smith (Hays, NC) with 12 points, and Michala Michaux (Morganton, NC) with 11. The loss drops Salem to 4-10, while Milligan improves to 9-7. Milligan...

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Featured Athlete of the Week- Kelsey Rector

Name: Kelsey Rector Sport: Basketball Hometown: State Road, NC High School: Elkin High School Bucking Elk Position: Guard Family: Denise (mother), Lane (father), Ashlen Hobbies: reading, running, drawing 2008-2009 Season: Through the first 14 games, Kelsey averages 8.1 points per game. She is second on the team with 16 made...

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