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By Savannah Tribune | April 18, 2018

Cokley Shines In Portsmouth Invitational Chris Cokely participated in the prestigious Portsmouth Invitational Tournament which was held April 11-14 in Portsmouth, Virginia at the Churchland High School Sports Complex The invitational selects 64 top college basketball seniors from around the country to compete in a four-day, 12 team tournament. One of two NBA pre-draft camps, the Portsmouth Invitational is the … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Satoshi Kodaira Wins RBC Heritage

By Savannah Tribune | April 18, 2018

Satoshi Kodaira defeated Si Woo Kim Sunday in the RBC Heritage. Kodaira came from 6 shots behind in the final round and made a 25-foot birdie out on the third hold to defeat Kim. “I tried my best and the putts didn’t drop,” Kim said. “It is what it is.” It was Kodaira first PGA Tour victory. Kodaira has won … Continue reading “Satoshi Kodaira Wins RBC Heritage”

Atlanta Dream Selects Mackenzie Engram in WNBA Draft

By Savannah Tribune | April 18, 2018

The Atlanta Dream selected UGA’s Forward, Mackenzie Engram in the third round of the 2018 WNBA Draft. She was selected 27th overall. Engram just completed her senior season with the Georgia Lady Bulldogs. The Powder Springs, Georgia native was the 22nd Lady Bulldog to be selected in the Draft. “She’s smart, thoughtful, caring and the perfect teammate,” Georgia head coach … Continue reading “Atlanta Dream Selects Mackenzie Engram in WNBA Draft”

Sports With Walter Moore

By Savannah Tribune | April 11, 2018

Back in July 2017, we told our readers about former Savannah State football defensive lineman Damon Johnson who is in need of a kidney. This week’s issue focuses on Freddie Cooper, another former Savannah State athlete who is also needs a new kidney. In 2010, Cooper received some news that altered his life. “I went to the doctor for a … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Reed Wins 2018 Masters

By Savannah Tribune | April 11, 2018

Patrick Reed won the 2018 Masters Golf Tournament last Sunday in Augusta. But Reed did something Sunday that the greatest of the great do on muscle memory. Tiger Woods, Tom Brady, Michael Jordan — they forever used real or imagined slights to fuel their rage and dominate the very antagonists who slighted them in the first place. Reed joined their … Continue reading “Reed Wins 2018 Masters”

Sports With Walter Moore

By Savannah Tribune | April 04, 2018

DeBlanc Leaves SSU For Texas A&M Nakia DeBlanc has left her athletic academic advisor job at Savannah State and now works in the athletic department at Texas A&M in College Station, Texas. DeBlanc, who joined the Aggies staff in March, is a scholastic supervisor who works as the women’s basketball and equestrian advisor. Before joining the A&M staff, De- Blanc … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Villanova Wins NCAA Championship

By Savannah Tribune | April 04, 2018

The college basketball season is over. Villanova defeated Michigan on Monday night, 79-62, en route to its second national championship in three seasons. The Wildcats overcame a 7-point first half deficit to bury the Wolverines, building a lead that ballooned to as many as 22 in the closing minutes to comfortably cut down the nets in the Alamo City. Player … Continue reading “Villanova Wins NCAA Championship”

Sports With Walter Moore

By Savannah Tribune | March 28, 2018

Ms. Julia Mae Cunningham the mother of Savannah High School athletic director and boy’s basketball coach Tum Jordan died on March 19, after a bout with cancer. Funeral services were held for Ms. Cunningham on March 25 at Ways Grove Baptist Church in Wrens, Georgia and Rev. Jimmy McCullough, III did the eulogy. Ms. Cunningham, 78, served as the church … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

SSU Spring Sports Round-Up

By Savannah Tribune | March 28, 2018

The Savannah State track & field team participated in the Weems Baskin Invitational on March 23 at the Sheila & Morris Cregger Track in Columbia, South Carolina. The SSU women had a pair of top ten finishes. Oneilla Fuller was seventh in the 400m race with a time of 56.78 and Kourtney Sizemore was ninth in the pole vault after … Continue reading “SSU Spring Sports Round-Up”

Tuskegee Coach Arrested

By Savannah Tribune | March 28, 2018

Tuskegee football assistant coach Ramone Nickerson, 33, was recently arrested on drug distribution and gun charges. Nickerson was charged with possession with the intent to distribute marijuana, possession with the intent to distribute cocaine and possession of a firearm during a drug trafficking offense. He’s accused of selling cocaine and marijuana in the Tuskegee area. A federal grand jury indicted … Continue reading “Tuskegee Coach Arrested”