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Basketball falls to N.C. Wesleyan in first game

November 15, 2008 Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College basketball team lost their first game of the season to North Carolina Wesleyan, 55-41, in front of a packed Salem Gym. Salem was led by Joanne Hall (Concord, NC), who had 9 points for the Spirits. N.C. Wesleyan guard, Essence Chambers, had...

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Basketball drops close game to Averett

November 17, 2008 Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College basketball team lost a close game to Averett University at home tonight, 73-64. Salem had four players in double digits led by Courtney Sauer (Carthage, NC), who had 16 points, 4 rebounds, and 2 steals. Joanne Hall (Concord, NC) had a double-double...

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Basketball loses first road game at Meredith

November 19, 2008 Raleigh, NC- The Salem College basketball team lost their first road game of the season at Meredith, 73-66. The Spirits had a six point lead at halftime and were up by as much as 13 in the second half, but they were unable to hold off the...

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Rector scores 20 in loss to Wittenberg

November 21, 2008 Raleigh, NC- The Salem College basketball team lost in the Peace College Invitational to Wittenberg University 95-66. Wittenberg used a 22-0 second half run to pull away from the Spirits. Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) scored 20 points and had 5 rebounds to lead Salem. Salem falls...

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Basketball picks up first win of the season

November 22, 2008 Raleigh, NC- The Salem College basketball team rolled to their first win of the season against Wesleyan College of Georgia, 75-54. Salem sprinted out to a 31-7 lead in the first 12:46, and never looked back. Jessi Watts (Hillsville, VA) had a double-double with a game- high...

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Basketball comes from behind to defeat Meredith

November 25, 2008 Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College basketball team fought back from a nine point deficit with 6:54 left in the game to defeat Meredith, 66-56. Salem lost at Meredith last week, but showed a lot of determination to go on a 23-4 run to end the game. Sarah...

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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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