Sports

Parker Named All American

By Savannah Tribune | May 24, 2017

Prairie View A&M women’s basketball player Alexus Parker has been named to the BoxToRow All-American Team. This is Parker’s third honor as she received the I.T. Hunter Award as the Outstanding Female Athlete as the PVAM All-Sports Banquet in late April. Parker was also named to the All- SWAC Second Team after leading the Lady Panthers in scoring averaging 15.7 … Continue reading “Parker Named All American”

Sports

By Savannah Tribune | May 24, 2017

Dever Leaves SSU Savannah State quarterback Blake Dever has left Savannah State and has transferred to Arkansas State. The Palm Beach, Florida native played in eight games as a freshmen for SSU during the 2016 season where he threw for 506 yards, two touchdowns and three interceptions. He also had -26 yards rushing. Dever’s best game came against Morgan State … Continue reading “Sports”

Locals Sign Football Contracts

By Savannah Tribune | May 24, 2017

Savannah natives Jalen Myrick and DeAngelo Brown have signed professional football contracts. Myrick, who was drafted in the seventh round out of Minnesota by the Jacksonville Jaguars. The defensive back signed a four year deal worth almost $2.4m. Myrick received a $93,666 signing bonus and will make a base salary of $465,000 in 2017 and $555,000 in 2018. He will … Continue reading “Locals Sign Football Contracts”

Sports With Walter Moore

By Savannah Tribune | May 17, 2017

Former Savannah State football player Marquis Smith participated in the Green Bay Packers Rookie Mini Camp on May 5-6. Smith was one of 58 players at the camp which included nine rookies/first year players, 10 draft picks, 15 undrafted free agents signees and 24 non-contract players who received mini-camp tryout invitations. While at SSU, Smith played linebacker for three years … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Celtics Take Game Seven

By Savannah Tribune | May 17, 2017

The Celtics have secured a place in the NBA’s final four. In an effort to obtain their next championship title, they completed with a pull-away, 115-105 win over the Wizards in Game 7 of the East semifinals on Monday night at home. They did so while employing a cast assembled with remarkable precision in the wake of the splitting of … Continue reading “Celtics Take Game Seven”

South Carolina State Names New Athletic Director

By Savannah Tribune | May 17, 2017

South Carolina State University has named Stacy Danley as the Bulldogs new athletics director at South Carolina State University on April 17. Danley, a veteran administrator who joins SC State after spending the last two years with the SLD Sports Marketing Group, will assume his duties immediately. The Auburn University graduate succeeds Paul Bryant, who resigned as Bulldog athletics director … Continue reading “South Carolina State Names New Athletic Director”

MEAC Issues Statement On Savannah State University

By Savannah Tribune | May 10, 2017

On April 17, Savannah State University announced that they planned to reclassify its athletics program from Division I to Division II. SSU has been a member of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference since the fall of 2010, will remain a member of conference and Division I until the conclusion of the 2018-19 academic year. Savannah State will also remain eligible for … Continue reading “MEAC Issues Statement On Savannah State University”

SSU Track & Field Records Six Top-Five Finishes on Final Day of MEAC Championship

By Savannah Tribune | May 10, 2017

Savannah State University men’s and women’s track and field teams recorded six top-five finishes on the final day of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Championship Saturday. The men’s track team recorded four top-five finishes. Sophomore Nigel Brown finished fifth in the 200-meter dash finals with a time of 21.35 after finishing fifth with a time of 21.18 in the preliminary round … Continue reading “SSU Track & Field Records Six Top-Five Finishes on Final Day of MEAC Championship”

Sports With Walter Moore

By Savannah Tribune | May 10, 2017

Albany State University has selected Gabe Giardina as the new head coach for the university’s Golden Rams Football Program. Giardina, who comes to Albany State from Charleston Southern University where he was offensive coordinator and offensive line coach, begins his head coaching duties at ASU on April 24. Giardina was selected from a pool of more than 100 applicants following … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Sports With Walter Moore

By Savannah Tribune | May 03, 2017

Family and friends made their way to Second Arnold Missionary Baptist Church on April 24 to say their final farewell to Robert Lee Adams. Known as “Bobby” to most, Adams died on April 17 at St. Joseph’s hospital surrounded by his devoted family. A 1965 graduate of Beach High School, Adams grew up on Savannah’s eastside and was the youngest … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”