When Kristen Barnes was hired as Salem volleyball head coach as a 23-year-old three years ago, she was the fourth Lady Tiger head coach in three seasons. In fact the new coach even had a different name back then – she was Kristen Williams until getting married later in the year.

The struggles of the 2022 season came to a close for the Salem football squad Friday, Oct. 28, as the seventh-seeded Tigers were shut out by second-seeded Sullivan 48-0 in the opening round of the Class 3 District 4 Tournament at Sullivan High School.

Salem seventh grade fell to Houston 36-14 on Oct. 6. Trent Wood had a great game and showcased his versatility. Preston Perkins had an interception on defense that stopped a Houston drive. Titus White scored a touchdown and had some strong runs inside. Khane Barred added some long runs and s…