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2007-2008

Salem Falls to Meredith in Home Opener

November 19, 2007 Winston-Salem, NC- The Meredith Avenging Angels visited the Salem College Spirits Monday night in the Spirit Coliseum. The non-conference game was played in front of a full set of bleachers and the pace was fierce from the tip-off. Salem College kept the score close for most of...

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Rector and Jones Named to All-Tournament Team

November 17, 2007 Raleigh, NC- Salem College battled Peace College in the championship game of the Jackie Ammons Memorial Tournament Saturday afternoon. The Spirits offense sputtered early as Peace College jumped out to an 8-0 lead before Kelsey Rector (FY, Elkin, NC) hit a free throw at the 13:24 mark....

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Jones Leads Salem Over Bennett in Season Opener

November 16, 2007 Raleigh, NC- Salem College opened its 2007-2008 basketball season tonight as they traveled to Raleigh to play in the Jackie Ammons Memorial Tournament. Salem was matched up against Bennett College in the first game, while Peace College hosted Simmons College in the nightcap. Salem College started slow...

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Salem Geared Up for 2007-2008 Season

November 13, 2007 Winston-Salem, NC- Excitement is in the air as the 2007-2008 Salem College basketball season is about to be start. Jim Jackson returns as the head coach in his 3rd year at Salem College. In 2006-2007, Jackson led the Spirits to a 16-8 record and the Association of...

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Rector Breaks Scoring Record in Spirits Victory

Asheville, NC- The Salem College Basketball Team traveled to western North Carolina to play against the Warren Wilson College Owls. For the second consecutive game, the Spirits only suited up five players. After a slow start, Salem College pulled away to lead at half-time 44-20. The Spirits ran the floor...

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Five Salem Players Score Double-Figures in Win

February 5, 2008 Winston-Salem, NC- Salem College hosted the Piedmont Baptist College Conquerors in a non-conference womens basketball contest Tuesday evening. Having only five players for the entire game, the Spirits faced a challenging task in front of them. Facing fatigue and possible foul-problems, the Spirits started out slow and...

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Wasps Sting the Spirits

January 29, 2008 Emory, VA- The Salem College Basketball Team traveled to southwest Virginia to play the Wasps of Emory Henry College in a non-conference game. The Spirits were plagued with their worst shooting night of the season, shooting only 19.7% for the entire game. The Wasps hit four 3-pointers...

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Spirits Fall to the Knights

January 26, 2008 Winston-Salem, NC- Salem College hosted the Knights of Southern Virginia University Saturday afternoon in womens basketball action. Both teams battled closely in the first half as the Knights led the Spirits at halftime 28-25. In the second half, Southern Virginia hit six 3-pointers to take a 17...

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Guilfords Squeaks Out a Victory Over the Spirits

January 23, 2008 Winston-Salem, NC- Guilford College visited Salem College Wednesday night to play a non-conference basketball game. The Salem crowd was treated to an electrifying performance by the Carroll County High School Pep Band of Hillsville, Virginia throughout the entire evening. The Guilford Quakers led by as many as...

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Spirits Fall to Cougars

January 17, 2008 Danville, VA- The Salem College Basketball Team traveled north to Virginia to play USA South Conference member Averett University Thursday night. During the first half, Averett grabbed a six point lead with less than two minutes to go. Jazmine Gilbert (FY, Fayetteville, NC) and Michala Michaux (So,...

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Salem Earns Hard Fought Victory

January 14, 2008 Greensboro, NC- The Salem College Basketball Team traveled to Greensboro to play a non-conference game against the Bennett College Belles. The action was fast and furious from the tip-off in front of an electrifying packed house. Salem took a nine point lead with 8:55 left in the...

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Casey Jones Earns National Award

January 14, 2007 KANSAS CITY, Mo. Salem College sophomore forward Casey Jones (Winston-Salem, N.C.) has been named the Association of Division III Independents womens basketball Player of the Week. Jones averaged 16 points and 15 rebounds as Salem competed at the Piedmont Baptist College Basketball Classic. She was named tournament...

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Salem College Wins Basketball Classic

January 12, 2008 Winston-Salem, NC- The Piedmont Baptist College Basketball Classic championship game was played Saturday afternoon which saw Salem College matched up against the host school Piedmont Baptist. The Spirits went on a 15-0 run midway through the first half and led at the intermission 42-17. Kelsey Rector (FY,...

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Spirits Break School Scoring Record in Win

January 10, 2008 Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College Womens Basketball Team played Trinity Baptist College in the opening game of the Piedmont Baptist College Basketball Classic Thursday afternoon. The Spirits opened the game with 16 straight points and cruised to a 68-23 lead at half-time. In the second half, Salem...

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Bishops Rally to Beat the Spirits

January 6, 2008 Rocky Mount, NC- The Salem College Spirits played the North Carolina Wesleyan College Battling Bishops Sunday afternoon in a non-conference basketball contest. The Spirits jumped to a nine point lead in the first half but the Bishops battled back to trail by only two 31-29 at intermission....

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Salem Falls to Greensboro

January 4, 2008 Greensboro, NC- Salem College played its first basketball game in 2008 Friday evening as they traveled thirty minutes east to Greensboro College. The Pride of Greensboro College exploded with a 33-7 run to finish the first half after Salem had tied the game at 12 at the...

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Six Spirits Score Double-Digits in Win

December 8, 2007 Buena Vista, VA- The offense of the Salem College Basketball Team finally hit on all cylinders as the Spirits cruised past Wilson College 92-59 in the consolation game of the Southern Virginia University Basketball Tournament. Six Spirits scored in double-digits as Salem won their third game of...

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Salem Falls to Kentucky Christian

December 8, 2007 Buena Vista, VA- The Salem College Basketball Team traveled north Friday to play Kentucky Christian University in the opening round of the Southern Virginia University Basketball Tournament. After a close first half of basketball, Kentucky Christian pulled ahead by 12 points during the second half. Salem pulled...

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Four Salem Players Score in Double Digits

December 5, 2007 Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College Basketball Team hosted Peace College Wednesday evening in a non-conference contest. Four Salem College players scored in double digits as the Spirits took the lead for good with 5:14 left in the first half. Salem College survived a late comeback from the...

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Spirits Fall to the Quakers

December 3, 2007 Greensboro, NC- The Salem College basketball team traveled thirty minutes east to play Guilford College in a non-conference basketball game Monday evening. Guilford exploded with 50 points in the first half as Tracy Croner scored 16 points. Salem played Guilford almost even in the second half; however...

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Salem Basketball Tempo is Turning Up

December 1, 2007 Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College Basketball team hosted the Spelman College Jaguars of Atlanta, Georgia. Spelman College jumped to an early 15-3 lead in the first seven minutes only to have Salem College go on a 20-8 run to close the half at 23-23. In the second...

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Salem Struggles Against the Scotties

November 30, 2007 Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College basketball team hosted the Scotties of Agnes Scott College Friday evening. Nicole Mitchell of Agnes Scott controlled the boards all night with 17 rebounds and scored 24 points to lead the Scotties (2-2) to victory 52-35. Salem College (1-5) led 4-2 after...

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Salem Falls in Raleigh

November 28, 2007 Raleigh, NC- The Salem College basketball team played Meredith College Wednesday night for the second time in just nine days. Meredith swept the season series as the Spirits fell to the Avenging Angels 76-58. The Spirits (1-4) fell behind by 23 points at halftime thanks to Meredith...

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Spirits Fall to the Battling Bishops

November 20, 2007 Winston-Salem, NC- Salem College hosted North Carolina Wesleyan College tonight in a non-conference basketball game at Spirit Coliseum. With 9:48 left in the first half, Salem was holding a 16-15 lead only to see it disappear with a 10-3 run by the Battling Bishops. The Spirits fought...

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Basketball Celebrates 2007-2008 Season!

Winston-Salem, NC- The atmosphere was joyous and celebration was in the air Sunday evening on Salem Colleges beautiful campus. Salem College student-athletes, parents, siblings, coaches and administration were gathered in the decorated club dining room in anticipation of tonights award ceremony. Dr. Susan Pauly, Salem Colleges 19th President, address the...

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National Post-Season Honors for Rector

Winston-Salem, NC- First year student-athlete Kelsey Rector was named to the Association of Division III Independents Womens Honorable Mention Basketball Team. Rector, a 2007 graduate of Elkin High School and a native of State Road, North Carolina, averaged 11.2 points per game for the Salem College Spirits during the 2007-2008...

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Spirits Celebrate Valentine's Day With Victory Over the Belles

Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College Basketball Team hosted Bennett College Thursday night in the Spirits final game of the 2007-2008 season. With only six players, the Spirits celebrated Valentines Day by beating the Bennett Belles 71-60. The Spirits won their 9th game of the season tonight while hitting 27 of...

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