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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Salem Signs Top Basketball Player

Salem College has signed Hailie Lineberry, a 2008 grad of Carroll County High School and standout basketball player, to play with the Salem Spirits this fall. Salem is now a member of the NCAA Division III. Lineberry, a 6-0 center for Carroll County, was named an All-Southwest District player. For...

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Kim Fierke Inducted into Concordia Athletic Hall of Fame

October 11, 2008 Moorhead, MN-Salem College Athletic Director, Dr. Kim Fierke, was part of the 1987-1988 Concordia College womens basketball team that was inducted into the Concordia Athletic Hall of Fame this past weekend. Fierke was a post player for the 1987-1988 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III (DIII)...

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Basketball falls to N.C. Wesleyan in first game

November 15, 2008 Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College basketball team lost their first game of the season to North Carolina Wesleyan, 55-41, in front of a packed Salem Gym. Salem was led by Joanne Hall (Concord, NC), who had 9 points for the Spirits. N.C. Wesleyan guard, Essence Chambers, had...

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