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The Future of Salem College Basketball is Bright as New Recruits Arrive! Message from Coach Jackson, Head Basketball Coach of Salem College: The 2006-07 basketball season will be an exciting and challenging one. We had an excellent recruiting year with players coming from North Carolina, South Carolina and Ohio. Our...

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Spirits Win Season Opener!

Raleigh, NC- The Salem College Basketball Team traveled to Peace College Friday night to play in the first game of the Jackie Ammons Memorial Tournament. The Spirits sprinted out to a 34-4 lead in the first 13 minutes of the game and led at the half 39-24. The Pacers fought...

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Michaux and Springs Named to All-Tournament Team

Raleigh- The Spirits of Salem College played the Chowan College Hawks Saturday afternoon in the championship game of the Jackie Ammons Memorial Tournament. Chowan jumped off to a 12-0 lead in the first half and led 35-26 at halftime. The Spirits battled back and cut the lead to 45-41 with...

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The Spirits Prepare to Battle With Bennett College on Friday

The Salem College Spirits will travel to Greensboro, NC on Friday night to play Bennett College at 7 pm. This game was originally scheduled for January 18 and had to be postponed.

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Spirits Win Their 6th Straight Game!

January 30- Salem College hosted Piedmont Baptist College tonight in a non-conference womens basketball game. The Spirits rushed out to a 22-9 lead in the first ten minutes and cruised to a 66-35 victory over the Conquerors. Lindsay Cross (Asheboro, NC) led the Spirits with 14 points and 11 rebounds...

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New Time/Location for Tuesday's Basketball Game

January 29- The scheduled womens basketball game between Salem College and Piedmont Baptist College has been changed to a 5 pm start instead of the orginal 7 pm. The location of the game will be at Salem College instead of the Piedmont Baptist College campus. Come out and support the...

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Salem Earns Their 5th Straight Victory!

January 28- Salem College traveledto Roanoke, VAthis afternoon to play Hollins University in a non-conference womens basketball game. The Spirits jumped out to a 50-21 lead at halftime and coasted to a 92-59 victory over Hollins. Six Salem players scored in double digits including Lindsay Cross (Asheboro, NC) who led...

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Salem Continues On Their Winning Streak!

January 25- The Spirits of Salem College traveled to Rocky Mount, NC to play in a non-conference womens basketball game against the North Carolina Wesleyan College Bishops. The Spirits started the game slow as turnovers hindered their high-scoring offense. After shooting 33% in the first half, Salem found themselves behind...

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Salem Rolls Over Meredith in Basketball Action

January 22- The Salem College Spirits hosted the Meredith College Angels in a non-conference basketball Monday evening. Glenn High School graduate Shakila Springs (Winston-Salem) broke the Salem College scoring record with 27 points to go along with her team high 11 rebounds, 3 steals and 2 blocks as the Spirits...

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Springs Breaks Scoring Record in Win Over Meredith!

January 22- The Salem College Spirits hosted the Meredith College Angels in a non-conference basketball Monday evening. Glenn High School graduate Shakila Springs (Winston-Salem, NC) broke the Salem College scoring record with 27 points to go along with her team high 11 rebounds, 3 steals and 2 blocks as the...

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Salem Hosts Meredith Monday Night

Meredith College will compete against the Salem College Spirits for the first time this season on Monday night at 7 pm. The Spirits will be looking for their sixth victory of the season while the crowd enjoys HIP-HOP Night. Come listen and dance to great hip-hop tunes while you cheer...

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Salem's Game vs Bennett Has Been Rescheduled

January 18- Tonights basketball game vs. Bennett College has been rescheduled to Friday,February 2 at 7 pm.

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Redman Named to All-Tournament Team

January 8- When the All-Tournament Team was named at the Piedmont Baptist Tournament this past weekend, Lauren Redman, a first-year student from Lenoir, NC, was all smiles. Redman was smiling even bigger because the Spirits had just went 2-1 in the tournament, including a 98-50 win over Piedmont Baptist College...

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Salem Hits 100 in Victory over Trinity

January 6- The Salem College Spirits played Trinity College of Jacksonville, Florida Saturday afternoon in the Piedmont Baptist College Tournament. After a sluggish first ten minutes in the first half, the Spirits raced away to a 100-34 victory, breaking the school scoring record of 98 that they set the previous...

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The Spirits Smash the School Scoring Record!

January 5- Salem College broke the school scoring record as they cruised past Piedmont Baptist College in tournament play Friday afternoon. Six Salem players scored in double digits as the Spirits won by a score of 98-50.

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Caldwell Squeaks Past Salem

January 4- In the opening game of the Piedmont Baptist College Tournament, the Cobras of Caldwell Community College played the Spirits of Salem College. The Cobras led 35-28 at half. The Spirits came out of halftime fired up and captured the lead in less than 3 minutes, 37-36 on Casey...

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Springs receives Association of Division III Independents women’s basketball Player of the Week

KANSAS CITY, Mo. Salem College freshman center Shakila Springs (Winston-Salem, N.C.) has been named the Association of Division III Independents womens basketball Player of the Week. In four games, Springs averaged a double-double, posting 13 points and 14.8 rebounds per game, including a season-high 23 boards against Greensboro College. She...

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Spirits Falter in Final Minutes against Trinity

December 10- The Salem College Womens Basketball Team finished their road trip today in a non-conference basketball contest against Trinity University in Washington, DC. The Spirits jumped to an early lead right away and held it until five minutes to go in the contest. Trinity pulled out the victory with...

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Salem Falls to College of Notre Dame

Baltimore, MD- The Salem College Basketball Team traveled to Baltimore, MD this weekend to play the first of two games in less than 24 hours. The Spirits met up with a tough College of Notre Dame team who defended their home floor well with an 85-66 victory over the Spirits...

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Shakila Springs Leads the Spirits to Victory Against Peace College!

December 6- For the second time this season, the Spirits of Salem College beat Peace College in a womens non-conference basketball game. The final score was 69-62 in the fast paced Wednesday evening game. The bleachers were full and the atmosphere was exciting as Christmas songs were sung and students...

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Greensboro Surges Past Salem in the Second Half

December 4- Salem College hosted the Greensboro College Pride Monday evening in a non-conference womens basketball game. The Spirits fought hard in the first half, jumping out to a 31-23 lead.Greensboro College, the current two-time defending USA South regular season and tournament champions, fought back and led at halftime 42-41....

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Spirits Shock Averett on "Disco Night" 74-65!

November 29- Salem College defeated the visiting Averett University Cougars in a non-conference basketball game Wednesday evening. Playing in front of the largest crowd of the season, the Spirits played well while the crowd danced and sang to the Disco Night music that filled the air. The lead swapped hands...

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Salem Drops A Close One At Home

November 21- On Tuesday evening, the North Carolina Wesleyan College Bishops traveled to Winston-Salem to take on the Spirits of Salem College in a non-conference basketball game. The Spirits were plagued with turnovers and poor free throw shooting throughout the game, resulting in a close 57-51 loss to the Bishops...

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Springs Earns All-State Honors

NCCSIA Announces North Carolina All-State College Division Womens Basketball Teams Salisbury, N.C. Ten student-athletes, representing 10 institutions, make up the third annual North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) University Division All-State Womens Basketball Teams released Tuesday. North Carolina Centrals Cassie King and Elizabeth City States Celeste Trahan, All-Americans from...

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Springs Named to Second Team All-Association

Kansas City, MO The Association of Division III Independents has announced that Shakila Springs of Salem College has been awarded Second Team All-Association Honors for the 2006-2007 womens basketball season. This prestigious post-season award is voted on by the 25 institutions that are members of the Association. Springs, a freshman...

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Jackson Wins Coach of the Year

Kansas City, MO The Association of Division III Independents has announced that Jim Jackson of Salem College has been awarded Coach of the Year honors for the 2006-2007 womens basketball season. This prestigious post-season award is voted on by the 25 institutions that are members of the Association.

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

KANSAS CITY, Mo. Salem College freshman forward Lindsay Cross (Asheboro, N.C.) has been named the Association of Division III Independents womens basketball Player of the Week. With six seconds left on the clock, Cross grabbed an offensive rebound and scored the winning basket in the Association of Div. III Independents...

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Salem College is Crowned Champion!

February 24- The Association of Division III Independents Atlantic Region Womens Basketball Championship was played this afternoon at Salem College. The University of Dallas played Salem College in the championship game in front of a record-breaking crowd of 400 fans. The spectators were treated to an electrifying game as both...

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Salem to Play University of Dallas in Championship Game

February 23- The University of Dallas and Finlandia University played tonight in the second game of the Association of Division III Independents Atlantic Region Womens Championship. With only 54 seconds to go in the game, Finlandia had built an eight point lead and seemed to be on their way to...

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Salem Wins First Post-Season Basketball Game in School History!

February 22- The Association of Division III Independents Atlantic Region Womens Basketball Tournament kicked off tonight as Finlandia University (MI) played Salem College in the first game. Led by former Carver High School graduate Casey Jones (19 points), the Spirits defeated the Lions of Finlandia University by the score of...

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Salem Hosts Atlantic Regional Championship!

February 20- The Association of Division III Independents Atlantic Region Championships will be hosted by Salem College February 22-24. University of Dallas and Finlandia University (Michigan) will travel to Winston-Salem to play Salem College. On Thursday, Finlandia University will play Salem College at 8 pm. On Friday, Finlandia University will...

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Salem Crushes the Owls for their 14th Victory!

February 17- Salem College traveled to Asheville, NC Saturday afternoon to play Warren Wilson College in a non-conference womens basketball game. The Spirits had eight players score in double figures as they crushed the Owls 115-23, breaking the school scoring record.

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Salem To Host Regional Basketball Championships

February 16- Salem Colleges Athletic Director Kim Fierke has announced that Salem College will be hosting the Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) Atlantic Regional Basketball Championships on February 23 24. Fridays games will start at 6 8 pm. Saturdays consolation game will be at 1 pm followed by the...

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Alex Ervin Ties Scoring Record in Vicory Over Meredith!

February 15- Salem College traveled to Raleigh Thursday evening to play Meredith College in a non-conference womens basketball game. Alex Ervin (Morganton, NC) tied the school scoring record with 27 points and helped lead the Spirits to a 94-83 victory over Meredith College for the second time this season.

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Salem Sweeps the Season Series Against Bennett

February 14- Salem College hosted Bennett College in a non-conference womens basketball game Wednesday evening. Salem College jumped out to an 18-3 lead and never trailed in the entire contest. The final score was 74-53, completing the sweep of the season series against Bennett College.

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Salem Drops a Close One in Atlanta

February 11- The Salem College Womens Basketball Team played Spelman College Sunday afternoon in a non-conference game. Despite leading most of the game, Salem dropped a 65-60 decision to Spelman College.

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Salem's Offense Sputters Against Agnes Scott

February 9- Salem College traveled to Atlanta to play Agnes Scott College in a non-conference basketball game Friday evening. Salem jumped out to an 11-4 lead and then it was all Agnes Scott after that. Leading 41-27 at halftime, the Scotties extended their lead in the second half, winning by...

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Spirits Crush the Owls for their 8th Straight Win

Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College Spirits hosted the Warren Wilson College Owls in a non-conference womens basketball game Wednesday evening. The Spirits hadseven players score in double figures and cruised to a 108-28 victory. The 108 point total broke the school scoring record set earlier in the 2006-2007 season. This...

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Salem Wins Seven In A Row!

February 2- Bennett College hosted Salem College in a non-conference womens basketball game Friday evening. Led by Shakila Springs (Winston-Salem) 16 points, 14 rebounds and 4 blocks, the Salem College Spirits (10-6) won their seventh game in a row by the score of 83-62.

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