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Spirits fight hard in loss to Emory & Henry

February 3, 2009 Winston-Salem, NC- With a depleted roster of six players, the Salem College basketball team played their gutsiest game of the season in a loss to Emory Henry College, 83-74. The Spirits had four players score double-digit points. Salem fell to 5-17 with the loss, while Emory Henry...

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Basketball wins big at home against Bennett

February 6, 2009 Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College basketball team shot 47.6% (10-21) from behind the three-point line, and cruised to a win at home against Bennett College, 85-36. Salem held Bennett to only 8 second-half points. Sarah Smith (Hays, NC) led the way for the Spirits with 20 points...

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Basketball wins second home game in a row

February 10, 2009 Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College basketball team picked up their second big home victory in a row against Piedmont Baptist, 84-55. Sarah Smith (Hays, NC) had 18 points and a season-high 16 rebounds to lead the Spirits. Salem improves to 7-17 with the win, and Piedmont Baptist...

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Featured Athlete of the Week- Courtney Sauer

Full Name: Courtney Sauer Sports: Basketball and Soccer Hometown: Carthage, NC High School: Union Pines Vikings Year: Sophomore Family: Lorraine (mother), Doug (father), Jake (brother) Hobbies: soccer, hanging out with Michala Favorite Movie: Super Troopers 2008-2009 Basketball Season: Courtney leads the Spirits with 50 steals on the season. She has...

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Basketball finishes season with a win

February 12, 2009 Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College basketball team finished their season on a three-game win streak. Their last victory against Randolph College (70-66) was their most impressive win. Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) led the team with 22 points, 4 steals, and 3 rebounds. Salem finishes the season...

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Rector selected to All-Independent Basketball Honorable Mention team

March 9, 2009 Kansas City, MO- Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) was selected to the All-Independent Association of Division III (AD3I) Honorable Mention basketball team for the second year in a row. Rector led the young Spirits to an 8-17 season, and was a team captain. She was selected to...

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Featured Athlete of the Week- Jessi Watts

Full Name: Jessica Morgan Watts Sports: Basketball Hometown: Hillsville, VA High School: Carroll County Wildcats Year: First Year Family: Sheila (mother), Danny (father), Jennifer (sister) Hobbies: Spending time with family, sports, hunting and fishing 2008-2009 Season: Jessi was one of only two players to play in all 25 games for...

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2008-2009 Basketball Roster

# Name Yr. Pos. Hometown High School 01 Courtney Sauer SO F Carthage, NC Union Pines 05 Michala Michaux JR G Morganton, NC Freedom 12 Destiny Harris FY G Harrisburg, NC Jay M. Robinson 14 Kelsey Rector SO G/F State Road, NC Elkin 20 Jessi Watts FY G Hillsville, VA...

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2008-2009 Basketball Schedule

Day Date Opponent Time Results Sat. Nov. 15 NC Wesleyan College 2 pm L 41-55 Mon. Nov. 17 Averett University 7 pm L 64-73 Wed. Nov. 19 @ Meredith College 7 pm L 66-73 Fri. Nov. 21 @ Jackie Ammons Memorial Tournament 6 pm L 66-95 Sat. Nov. 22 @...

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2009-2010 Basketball Roster

No. Player Class Height School Hometown 1 Amber Miller FY 5'6 River Mill Academy Mebane, NC 5 Michala Michaux SR 5'5 Freedom HS Morganton, NC 14 Kelsey Rector SO 5'6 Elkin HS State Road, NC 20 Jessi Watts SO 5'5 Carroll County HS Hillsville, VA 21 Jamica Rice SO 5'3...

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