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By Savannah Tribune | August 15, 2018

Savannah State head football coach Erik Raeburn has added two new assistant coaches to his football staff for the 2018 season. Paul Humphries has been hired to coach the Tiger safeties and Tom Sims will work with the SSU defensive line. Prior to SSU, Humphries served as the co-defensive coordinator/ secondary coach at Maryville College for 5 years. Before coaching … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Banks Earns Preseason All American Honors

By Savannah Tribune | August 15, 2018

Savannah State senior defensive end Stefen Banks has been named to the 2018 HBCU Gameday Preseason FCS All-American squad. The Columbus, Ohio native made the first team defense. Banks, a 2017 BOXTOROW All-American, finished last season with 71 tackles, 18 tackles for losses, 10 sacks, one interception, one fumble recovery, one forced fumble, one pass breakup and seven quarterback hurries. … Continue reading “Banks Earns Preseason All American Honors”

SSU Volleyball Picked 5th

By Savannah Tribune | August 15, 2018

The Savannah State volleyball team was picked to finish fifth in the Southern Division in the 2018 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference preseason poll. Voting was done by the league’s head coaches and sports information directors. The Lady Tigers earned 44 points in the voting and finished ahead of South Carolina State who had 32 points. Bethune- Cookman, who got 14 of … Continue reading “SSU Volleyball Picked 5th”

Tiger Woods’ PGA Participation Increased Ratings

By Savannah Tribune | August 15, 2018

Tiger Woods playing in the PGA Championship on last week trailing behind Brooks Koepka who evenually won, the event saw a 69 percent increase in ratings from last year, according to CBS Sports. Woods was superb Sunday, shooting a six-under 64 that propelled him to second place for the tournament. But he couldn’t catch Koepka, who steadily shot a four-under … Continue reading “Tiger Woods’ PGA Participation Increased Ratings”

O’Neal Wins Georgia Open

By Savannah Tribune | August 08, 2018

Savannah native Tim O’Neal fired a closing round of 8-under par 64 to capture the 67th Pro-IV Georgia Open presented by Gas South and E-Z-GO, which was contested at The Ford Plantation in Richmond Hill for the third consecutive year. The Johnson High School alum shot 66 in the opening round and 68 in the second round. O’Neal recorded a … Continue reading “O’Neal Wins Georgia Open”

Volleyball Releases 2018 Schedule

By Savannah Tribune | August 08, 2018

Savannah State University volleyball team announces the 2018 schedule Thursday that features seven home matches under head coach Edric Poitier third season at the helm. Nine of the first 10 matches are on the road for the Lady Tigers. SSU opens the season at Charleston Southern University Aug. 28 at 7 p.m., followed by the first non-conference tournament in Miami, … Continue reading “Volleyball Releases 2018 Schedule”

Sports With Walter Moore

By Savannah Tribune | August 08, 2018

Five Savannah State football players were named to the 2018 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Preseason All-Conference team, while the Ti- gers as a team was picked to finish eighth in the race for the league title. Voting was done by MEAC head football coaches and sports information directors. The listing of five players tabbed for preseason all conference honors were the … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Tuskegee, Albany State Predicted to Win SIAC

By Savannah Tribune | August 08, 2018

Tuskegee and Albany State were picked as the front runners to win the western and eastern division of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference this football season. Tuskegee, the defending SIAC champ received six first place votes to carry the west. Miles is picked to finish second with three first place votes. With one first place vote, Kentucky State is predicted … Continue reading “Tuskegee, Albany State Predicted to Win SIAC”

Sports With Walter Moore

By Savannah Tribune | August 01, 2018

Former SSU Coaches On The Move Former Savannah State athletic coaches Sam Chatman, Katie Rietkovich and Daniel Stockdale have found new coaching homes. Chatman was the Tigers strength and conditioning coach since 2015. He now works for the National Basketball Association and is based in China. Before coming to SSU, Chatman worked at Langston University, Bethune-Cookman, Villanova and Linden- Wood … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

2019 Critz Tybee Run Fest

By Savannah Tribune | August 01, 2018

Event Title: 2019 Critz Tybee Run Fest Date: February 1 – 2, 2019 Location: Tybee Island, For More Information www.CritzTybeeRun.corunfest@critz.com The Critz Tybee Run Fest is an annual weekend event, combining five different races from 1 mile to 13.1 miles, totaling up to the 26.2 mile marathon distance. In addition to a world-class race atmosphere, the race weekend provides entertainment … Continue reading “2019 Critz Tybee Run Fest”