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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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Basketball wins second home game in a row

February 10, 2009 Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College basketball team picked up their second big home victory in a row against Piedmont Baptist, 84-55. Sarah Smith (Hays, NC) had 18 points and a season-high 16 rebounds to lead the Spirits. Salem improves to 7-17 with the win, and Piedmont Baptist...

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Featured Athlete of the Week- Courtney Sauer

Full Name: Courtney Sauer Sports: Basketball and Soccer Hometown: Carthage, NC High School: Union Pines Vikings Year: Sophomore Family: Lorraine (mother), Doug (father), Jake (brother) Hobbies: soccer, hanging out with Michala Favorite Movie: Super Troopers 2008-2009 Basketball Season: Courtney leads the Spirits with 50 steals on the season. She has...

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Basketball finishes season with a win

February 12, 2009 Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College basketball team finished their season on a three-game win streak. Their last victory against Randolph College (70-66) was their most impressive win. Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) led the team with 22 points, 4 steals, and 3 rebounds. Salem finishes the season...

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