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By Savannah Tribune | July 19, 2017

With the 2017-18 athletic season approaching, lets look back at what Savannah State’s athletic teams did during the 2016-17 season. While no team had a winning record, there was some individual success among the student-athletes. Fall The football team was under the direction of new head coach Erik Raeburn. The Tigers had three wins, the most since winning five games … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

100 Member Walk for Change To Celebrate 100 Years

By Savannah Tribune | July 19, 2017

100 + Members of the Frank Callen Boys & Girls Club will Walk for Change while we Celebrate 100 Years of Service on Friday, July 21st 11:00am – 1:00pm Bringing awareness to gun & gang violence in Savannah, while showing that we have the solution right here at the Boys & Girls Club and that our safe place can change … Continue reading “100 Member Walk for Change To Celebrate 100 Years”

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By Savannah Tribune | July 12, 2017

Forty-four Savannah State student-athletes were recently named to the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Commissioner’s Academic Team which was released on June 23. The Tigers had 19 women and 25 men on the list. On the women’s side five softball and basketball players were recognized in addition to four volleyball players, three tennis players and one each from the track & field … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Former SSU Football Star Needs Kidney

By Savannah Tribune | July 12, 2017

Former Savannah State football player Damon Johnson is in need of a kidney. The Atlanta native has been on the kidney transplant list for about two years. He says he first learned of his kidney issues 13 years ago. “I first discovered I had kidney issues in 2004, prior to my daughter (Sydney) being born. It was discovered that I … Continue reading “Former SSU Football Star Needs Kidney”

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By Savannah Tribune | July 05, 2017

SSU Cheerleaders Among Finalists For HBCU Awards The Savannah State cheerleading squad is in the running to win a HBCU Award. The SSU cheer squad is listed with five other institutions in the Women’s Team of the Year category for the seventh annual HBCU Awards ceremony, to be held on July 14 in Washington D.C.’s Gallup Building beginning at 7p.m. … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Freshmen Win Big at the 2017 NBA Draft

By Savannah Tribune | June 28, 2017

The first round of the NBA Draft was dominated by freshmen players this year. There was a record of 16 freshmen players picked in the first round, with the previous record being set in 2015 at 13. Out of the first 11 picks, 10 were freshmen players and for the first time in draft history, the Top Five were all … Continue reading “Freshmen Win Big at the 2017 NBA Draft”

No Postseason For SSU Football, Basketball

By Savannah Tribune | June 28, 2017

The NCAA has banned Savannah State for postseason eligibility during the 2017-18 school year in football and men’s basketball with level two penalties while the baseball team received a level one penalty, due to low Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores. The latest multirate scores released by the NCAA were from a fouryear period that ended in the 2015-16 academic year. … Continue reading “No Postseason For SSU Football, Basketball”

Tuskegee Reschedules 2017 Homecoming Date

By Savannah Tribune | June 28, 2017

Tuskegee University and the Tuskegee University Athletic Department announce that the university’s 2017 homecoming game has been rescheduled from November 4 to the Golden Tigers’ matchup with the Central State Marauders on October 28. The change in the date for homecoming will not affect the 1 p.m. scheduled kickoff time on Oct. 28 Head Football Coach Willie Slater explained the … Continue reading “Tuskegee Reschedules 2017 Homecoming Date”

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By Savannah Tribune | June 28, 2017

Former Savannah State football player Vaughn Cornelia just finished his rookie season with the Dayton Wolfpack in the National Arena League. Cornelia, who signed with Dayton in late April, played in three games as a wide receiver and defensive back, according to the team website. On offense, his only two receptions who touchdown catches. On was a 27 yard catch … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Singleton Drafted By Cubs

By Savannah Tribune | June 21, 2017

Charleston Southern junior outfielder Chris Singleton was selected in the 19th round of the 2017 Major League Baseball Draft. The Goose Creek, S.C., native was taken with the 585th pick of the draft by the Chicago Cubs. Two years ago, Singleton’s mother, Sharonda Coleman-Singleton, was at the Bible study at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in downtown Charleston when Dylann … Continue reading “Singleton Drafted By Cubs”