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By Savannah Tribune | July 17, 2019

SSU Attends SIAC Football Media Day If being snubbed by preseason predictions is a source of motivation, the Savannah State football team will have all it needs heading into the new season. The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference held their annual Football Media Day at the College Football Hall of Fame on July 9 and the Tigers were picked to finish … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Indie Rock Band, The Strumbellas To Headline Rock ‘N’ Roll Savannah

By Savannah Tribune | July 17, 2019

The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series® is excited to announce The Strumbellas as the headliner for the 2019 Rock ‘n’ Roll® Savannah Marathon & ½ Marathon. On Saturday, Nov. 3, The Strumbellas will take to the Rock ‘n’ Roll Concert Stage outside the finish line festival at Forsyth Park. The Strumbellas are an indie rock sextet that have previously performed … Continue reading “Indie Rock Band, The Strumbellas To Headline Rock ‘N’ Roll Savannah”

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By Savannah Tribune | July 10, 2019

The NCAA Committee on Infractions (COI) hit Savannah State University with a two-year probation after SSU acknowledged to the COI of violations pertaining to student-athlete eligibility over five academic years starting in 2013-2014 through 2017-2018. The probation will last from June 20, 2019 to June 19, 2021. The NCAA’s findings are related to ten sports offered by SSU which include … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

U.S. Women’s Soccer Wins World Cup

By Savannah Tribune | July 10, 2019

On Sunday, the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) won the final game of the Women’s World Cup, (2- 0), against the Netherlands. This is their second consecutive World Cup win. The team arrived Monday night in New York after a celebration filled flight from France. There was dancing, hugs between teammates and the US team received shirts made to … Continue reading “U.S. Women’s Soccer Wins World Cup”

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By Savannah Tribune | July 03, 2019

Smith Signs Pro Basketball Contract Former Savannah State basketball player Jahlin Smith has signed his first professional contract with TSV NEUSTADT TEMPS SHOOTERS in Germany. During the 2018-19 season, the Barnwell, South Carolina native started 11 of the 26 played he played in and averaged 5.5 points and 3.1 rebounds per game. The 6-foot-7 Smith scored 20 points against Georgia, … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Fifteen Year-Old Coco Gauff Beats Venus Williams at Wimbledon

By Savannah Tribune | July 03, 2019

Cori “Coco” Gauff, 15, faced off against her idol Venus Williams at Wimbledon during her tournament debut. She beat the 39-year-old Williams 6-4 in their first-round clash at the All England Club. The 39-year-old Williams is considered Wimbledon royalty as she has been part of the All England Club family for over two decades – having won the singles title … Continue reading “Fifteen Year-Old Coco Gauff Beats Venus Williams at Wimbledon”

Savannah Sports Council Offers Scholarships

By Savannah Tribune | July 03, 2019

The Savannah Sports Council aims to help reduce the cost of college tuition for six Chatham County 2020 high school student-athlete graduates through scholarship opportunities. The purpose of the Scholar Athlete scholarship is to reward the achievements of student-athletes in their sport, but also in the classroom and the community. There will be six total awards available: three for males … Continue reading “Savannah Sports Council Offers Scholarships”

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By Savannah Tribune | June 26, 2019

Atterbury Honored By Black College Nines A Savannah State University baseball player was among the 57 players from Historically Black College and Universities named to the 2019 Black College Nines’ Elite Teams. Jalen Atterbury earned second team honors as a second baseman in the large school division. The large school division featured players from the MEAC and SWAC. During the … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

US Women’s Soccer Team Headed to Semi-Finals

By Savannah Tribune | June 26, 2019

On Monday June 24, the US Women’s Soccer team had a 2-1 win against Spain and are now headed to the quarterfinals of the World Cup. Spain is the 13thranked team in the world, and was playing in its first World Cup knockout game. “If they had to win through penalties, it’s because we’ve shown our worth and we’ve given … Continue reading “US Women’s Soccer Team Headed to Semi-Finals”

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By Savannah Tribune | June 19, 2019

Former Savannah State women’s basketball All-American Mabel Sanders has written her first book which details her struggles in life, love and religion. The 188-page book which has 18 chapters is titled “Revelations Of A Surrendered Life.” When asked why she decided to put pen to paper, she said “I found myself in the middle of a nightmare surrounded by my … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”