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Featured Athlete of the Week- Kelsey Rector

Name: Kelsey Rector Sport: Basketball Hometown: State Road, NC High School: Elkin High School Bucking Elk Position: Guard Family: Denise (mother), Lane (father), Ashlen Hobbies: reading, running, drawing 2008-2009 Season: Through the first 14 games, Kelsey averages 8.1 points per game. She is second on the team with 16 made...

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Basketball cruises to victory at Piedmont Baptist

01-08-09 Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College basketball team cruised to their most convincing victory of the season at Piedmont Bible College, 91-64. The team is playing in the 21st Piedmont Baptist Basketball Classic. Salem had four players in double-digits. Jessi Watts (Hillsville, VA) led the way with 22 points, including...

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Basketball falls in overtime to Southeastern

January 09-2009 Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College basketball team lost to Southeastern University in their first overtime game of the year, 80-76. The game was part of the 21st Annual Piedmont Baptist College Classic, and was held at Salem. Joanne Hall (Concord, NC) had a season-high 28 points and 11...

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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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