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Sports With Walter Moore

By Savannah Tribune | March 22, 2017

Albany State Football Coach Resigns Albany State University has announced the resignation of its head football coach. Dan Land has resigned his duties as Albany State University’s head football coach effective immediately. He will remain on faculty. Land recently served in an interim role before being named to the position in June of last year. “We appreciate the years of … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

FAMU Fires Basketball Coach

By Savannah Tribune | March 22, 2017

Florida A&M has fired men’s basketball coach Byron Samuels. FAMU went 7-23 this season and lost to South Carolina State in the first round of the MEAC tournament. Samuels just finished his third season as the Rattlers head coach and compiled a 17-71 record. Samuels posted a 2-27 record during the 2014-15 season and had a 8-21 record in 2015-16. … Continue reading “FAMU Fires Basketball Coach”

SSU 2017 Football Season Ticket Pricing

By Savannah Tribune | March 22, 2017

Savannah State University Athletics has released its 2017 football schedule as-well-as football season ticket information. Fans are encouraged to take advantage of the SSU football early bird ticket specials before May 31, 2017. Early bird ticket prices range from $55 to $225. Season tickets purchased after May 31, and will range from $65 to $250. To purchase tickets, visit SSUAthletics.com. … Continue reading “SSU 2017 Football Season Ticket Pricing”

Sports With Walter Moore

By Savannah Tribune | March 15, 2017

In a battle for bragging rights in the city of Savannah, the Beach High girls basketball team defeated Johnson High 59-44 on March 9 in Athens for the GSHA state AAA championship. Beach (29-2) scored the first nine points of the game and led 16-5 at the end of the first quarter and 30-13 at the half. The Bulldogs led … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

NCCU, Hampton Win MEAC Titles

By Savannah Tribune | March 15, 2017

North Carolina Central and Hampton are the latest basketball champions in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. Number one seed NCCU won the men’s tournament championship game with a 67-59 victory over Norfolk State while Hampton defeated top seeded Bethune-Cookman 52-49 in the women’s bracket. Both games were played on March 11 in Norfolk, Virginia.

Coach Ben Jobe Dies

By Savannah Tribune | March 15, 2017

Legendary men’s basketball coach Ben Jobe died on March 10 in Montgomery, Alabama. Coach Jobe is an icon in the history of basketball at Historically Black Colleges and Universities. He is best known as the head coach of Southern University, a position he held for 12 seasons. He was also head coach at Alabama A&M, Alabama State, Talladega, Tuskegee and … Continue reading “Coach Ben Jobe Dies”

WBB Faces Morgan State at MEAC Championships

By Savannah Tribune | March 08, 2017

The Savannah State University women’s basketball team (11-18, 8-8 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) finished the regular season in a three-way tie for sixth place with Coppin State University and North Carolina A&T State University, but went 0-2 against those two teams to fall to the No. 8 seed in the MEAC Championship this week. The Lady Tigers faced No. 9 seed … Continue reading “WBB Faces Morgan State at MEAC Championships”

Sports With Walter Moore

By Savannah Tribune | March 08, 2017

Howard Named Coach of the Year Savannah native Anita Griffin Howard has been named the 2017 Peach Belt Conference Women’s Basketball Coach of the Year. Howard hit the ground running in her first year as the head coach at Columbus State University, guiding the Cougars to a Peach Belt Tournament championship title, the PBC west division title and a topfive … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Hendrix & Moss Lead SSU as WBB Falls

By Savannah Tribune | March 01, 2017

Senior guard Kenyata Hendrix and graduate student guard Lauren “Gaby” Moss combined for 44 points as the Savannah State University women’s basketball team (10-17, 7-7 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) fell to North Carolina A&T State University (12-15, 8-6 MEAC) 89-54 Saturday in Corbett Sports Center. Hendrix recorded a game-high 25 points, three shy of her career high, while Moss added 19 … Continue reading “Hendrix & Moss Lead SSU as WBB Falls”

Wright Named MEAC Pitcher of the Week

By Savannah Tribune | March 01, 2017

Savannah State sophomore Alex Wright has been named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week. Wright threw a combined eight innings of shutout ball in appearances against Kennesaw State and Alabama A&M this past week. After striking out two in one inning of relief in a loss at Kennesaw State, the Stoutsville, Ohio native threw seven shutout innings, striking … Continue reading “Wright Named MEAC Pitcher of the Week”