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By Savannah Tribune | February 15, 2017

Zachary Quarterman, along with nine of his teammates at Woodward Academy, signed athletic scholarships on February 1. Zachary and his teammates along with family and friends gathered at Atlanta’s College Football Hall of Fame that morning and later at the high school, located in College Park, for another signing ceremony. There were three things that Zachary listed when asked why … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Davis Named MEAC Co-Defensive Player of the Week

By Savannah Tribune | February 15, 2017

For the third consecutive week, Savannah State University women’s basketball senior center Tiyonda Davis was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Defensive Player of the Week, announced by the conference Monday. This is Davis’ 12th MEAC weekly award of her career, her sixth Defensive Player of the Week this season. Davis tied a career high with eight blocks and added seven rebounds, … Continue reading “Davis Named MEAC Co-Defensive Player of the Week”

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By Savannah Tribune | February 08, 2017

The NFL recognized Pro Football Hall of Fame players who attended historically black colleges during a pregame ceremony of Super Bowl LI at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas on February 5. Among those honored was former Savannah State star Shannon Sharpe. While playing for the Tigers, Sharpe was a four-year letter winner (1986-89) in football as a flanker. Sharpe led … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

New England Patriots Win Super Bowl LI In First Overtime Game

By Savannah Tribune | February 08, 2017

The New England Patriots defeated the Atlanta Falcons in a historic game with 34 to 28 points after going into the first overtime game in the history of the Super Bowl. This past Sunday, February 5th, Super Bowl LI (51) was held at the NRG Stadium in Houston Texas. This is the Patriots fifth Super Bowl win out of nine … Continue reading “New England Patriots Win Super Bowl LI In First Overtime Game”

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By Savannah Tribune | February 01, 2017

This week’s feature is with basketball player Crissa Jackson. When locals think of the world famous Harlem Globetrotters, almost instantly, the name Gator Rivers comes to mind. And if somebody asks you to name the people associated with Savannah State who were members of the Globetrotters organization, the names of Harold Hubbard, Matt Jackson, Michael Jordan, Vincent White, Kevin Sutton … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

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By | January 25, 2017

This week’s feature is with former Savannah Christian standout athlete Demetris Robertson. Robertson attends Cal Berkley where he is a wide receiver on the Bears football team. Robertson entered Cal with plenty of accolades. He was a three-sport athlete at SCPS, playing football, basketball and running track. He was the nation’s top-ranked receiver and No. 8 player overall in the … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Hendrix Named College Sports Madness MEAC Player of the Week

By | January 25, 2017

Savannah State University women’s basketball senior guard Kenyata Hendrix was named the College Sports Madness Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Player of the Week, announced by College Sports Madness. Hendrix averaged 14.0 points per game, 6.0 rebounds per game, 4.5 assists per game in two wins last week. The Carrollton, Ga., native recorded her first career double-double with 10 points and a … Continue reading “Hendrix Named College Sports Madness MEAC Player of the Week”

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By | January 18, 2017

21st Century/Next Level Sports honored five high school student-athletes and five Living Legends at an event held January 11 at Wild Wings Cafe, located in Savannah’s City Market. According to their website, 21st Century Community Learning Center provides expanded academic enrichment opportunities for children attending selected schools and their families. Tutorial services and academic enrichment activities are designed to help … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Sports With Walter Moore

By | January 04, 2017

With the non-conference games out of the way, the Savannah State basketball teams will begin the 2017 portion of their schedules facing teams from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. The SSU men have a 3-10 record and have lost seven of their last eight contests. One of their wins was a 93-90 overtime victory against Oregon State of the Pac-12 while … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

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By | December 28, 2016

On December 16, 2016, University of Mississippi head football coach High Freeze hired Wesley McGriff as his defensive coordinator. McGriff, who is known around the country as a defensive guru and a dynamic recruiter, comes to Ole Miss after spending the past year at Auburn where he served as co-defensive coordinator and secondary coach. This will be Mc- Griff’s second … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”