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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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Rector selected to All-Independent Basketball Honorable Mention team

March 9, 2009 Kansas City, MO- Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) was selected to the All-Independent Association of Division III (AD3I) Honorable Mention basketball team for the second year in a row. Rector led the young Spirits to an 8-17 season, and was a team captain. She was selected to...

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Featured Athlete of the Week- Jessi Watts

Full Name: Jessica Morgan Watts Sports: Basketball Hometown: Hillsville, VA High School: Carroll County Wildcats Year: First Year Family: Sheila (mother), Danny (father), Jennifer (sister) Hobbies: Spending time with family, sports, hunting and fishing 2008-2009 Season: Jessi was one of only two players to play in all 25 games for...

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2008-2009 Basketball Roster

# Name Yr. Pos. Hometown High School 01 Courtney Sauer SO F Carthage, NC Union Pines 05 Michala Michaux JR G Morganton, NC Freedom 12 Destiny Harris FY G Harrisburg, NC Jay M. Robinson 14 Kelsey Rector SO G/F State Road, NC Elkin 20 Jessi Watts FY G Hillsville, VA...

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2008-2009 Basketball Schedule

Day Date Opponent Time Results Sat. Nov. 15 NC Wesleyan College 2 pm L 41-55 Mon. Nov. 17 Averett University 7 pm L 64-73 Wed. Nov. 19 @ Meredith College 7 pm L 66-73 Fri. Nov. 21 @ Jackie Ammons Memorial Tournament 6 pm L 66-95 Sat. Nov. 22 @...

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