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Basketball loses close game to Wesley College

01-10-09 Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College basketball team lost a close game to Wesley College, 76-70. The game was Salem's third game in the 21st Annual Piedmont Baptist College Classic. Salem finished in third in the classic, and Wesley took second. Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) led three Salem players...

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Rector selected to All-Piedmont Baptist College Classic Basketball Team

January 12, 2009 Winston-Salem, NC- Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) was selected to the 21st Annual Piedmont Baptist College All-Tournament team. Rector scored a team-high 19 points against Wesley and 18 points against Piedmont Baptist in the tournament. She averaged 16.7 points in the three games. Rector also averaged 2.3...

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Basketball is defeated by N.C. Wesleyan on the road

January 14, 2009 Rocky Mount, NC- The Salem College basketball team was defeated by N.C. Wesleyan, 67-57. Salem fought back from a 7 point halftime deficit to tie the game, 50-50, with 4:36 remaining. N.C. Wesleyan went on a 10-2 run over the next 3:12 to take control of the...

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Basketball drops road game to Montreat

January 19, 2009 Black Mountain, NC- The Salem College basketball team lost on the road to Montreat College, 85-61. Salem had three players in double-digits, but they were not able to fight back after a slow start. Michala Michaux (Morganton, NC) led the Spirits with 20 points, 2 steals,and 7...

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Basketball struggles in second half against Southern Virginia

January 24, 2009 Winston-Salem, NC-A strong second half surge by Southern Virginia proved to be too much for the Salem College basketball team on Saturday. Southern Virginia won the game, 60-34, and improved to 11-7, while Salem dropped to 5-15. The Spirits were led by Destiny Harris (Concord, NC) and...

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Featured Athlete of the Week- Destiny Harris

Full Name: Destiny Kiandra Harris Sport: Basketball High School: Jay M. Robinson Bulldogs Nickname: Des, Dessy Family: Barbara (mother), Smitty (father) Hobbies: art, singing, reading (sometimes) Basketball stats: Destiny was the leading scorer twice in the last three games for Salem. She had a team-high 12 points at N.C. Wesleyan....

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Celebrating Coach Jackson

January 26, 2009 Winston-Salem, NC- Coach James Jackson was celebrated at halftime of Saturday's Southern Virginia basketball game for his 25 years of collegiate basketball coaching. Jackson was honored by his former team's Rutledge College, Forsyth Technical Community College, and Salem. A reception honoring Jackson was also held following the...

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Basketball falls on the road at Peace

January 29, 2009 Raleigh, NC- The Salem College basketball team lost on the road to Peace, 63-43. Jessi Watts (Hillsville, VA) led the Spirits with 13 points and 6 rebounds. Salem falls to 5-16, while Peace improves to 8-10. Peace held a 31-21 halftime advantage. The Pacers built their biggest...

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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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