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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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Basketball drops close game to Averett

November 17, 2008 Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College basketball team lost a close game to Averett University at home tonight, 73-64. Salem had four players in double digits led by Courtney Sauer (Carthage, NC), who had 16 points, 4 rebounds, and 2 steals. Joanne Hall (Concord, NC) had a double-double...

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Basketball loses first road game at Meredith

November 19, 2008 Raleigh, NC- The Salem College basketball team lost their first road game of the season at Meredith, 73-66. The Spirits had a six point lead at halftime and were up by as much as 13 in the second half, but they were unable to hold off the...

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Rector scores 20 in loss to Wittenberg

November 21, 2008 Raleigh, NC- The Salem College basketball team lost in the Peace College Invitational to Wittenberg University 95-66. Wittenberg used a 22-0 second half run to pull away from the Spirits. Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) scored 20 points and had 5 rebounds to lead Salem. Salem falls...

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Basketball picks up first win of the season

November 22, 2008 Raleigh, NC- The Salem College basketball team rolled to their first win of the season against Wesleyan College of Georgia, 75-54. Salem sprinted out to a 31-7 lead in the first 12:46, and never looked back. Jessi Watts (Hillsville, VA) had a double-double with a game- high...

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Basketball comes from behind to defeat Meredith

November 25, 2008 Winston-Salem, NC- The Salem College basketball team fought back from a nine point deficit with 6:54 left in the game to defeat Meredith, 66-56. Salem lost at Meredith last week, but showed a lot of determination to go on a 23-4 run to end the game. Sarah...

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