Sports

Joe and Joe: Azalea Bowl Classic Revisited

By Savannah Tribune | December 27, 2017

On Saturday, December 30, 2017 at the Progressive Recreation Center on Ogeechee Road, beginning at 1:00 pm, ‘The Beach Alumni and Friends’ and the ‘Woodville Tompkins Alumni and Friends’ will gather to remember and have a fun day of celebrating and reflecting with plenty of good food, music, dancing and door prizes. We are asking a donation of $25.00 for … Continue reading “Joe and Joe: Azalea Bowl Classic Revisited”

Gordon, Hapeville Wins Football Championship

By Savannah Tribune | December 27, 2017

Congratulations are in order for former Savannah State football standout Winston Gordon and his Hapeville Charter Hornets for winning the 2017 GHSA Class AA state football championship on December 16 with a 35-23 victory over Rabun County. Hapeville finished the season with a 14-1 record. Gordon was one of seven former Savannah State players who served as a head coach … Continue reading “Gordon, Hapeville Wins Football Championship”

Sports With Walter Moore

By Savannah Tribune | December 20, 2017

In this issue, we catch up with Martin Stokes. The Savannah native grew up on the west side of town on 50th Street. Although his birth mother is in New York, he said he was raised by local educator Benjamin and Cassie Densler. “My father taught at Tompkins and my mother was a teacher at Windsor Forest,” he states. The … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

1st Annual 3 on 3 Basketball Jamboree

By Savannah Tribune | December 20, 2017

1st Annual 3 on 3 Basketball Jamboree, will be held on Thursday, December 21, 2017 from 5:00 – 9;00. at Tompkins Center. Performance by the Royal Ambassador. Enjoy food, door prizes, pre-game contest and more Event sponsored by the Alternative Pathway Organization (APO) and The City of Savannah’s Parks and Recreation Dept. Come Out and Support our youth and Community … Continue reading “1st Annual 3 on 3 Basketball Jamboree”

Joe and Joe: Azalea Bowl Classic Revisited

By Savannah Tribune | December 20, 2017

How many of you remember the Azalea Bowl Classic (1951-1965)? It was the annual showdown between the Beach High Bulldogs and the Woodville High Wolverines. Always played on Thanksgiving, this was a classic event in the city of Savannah. Recently, a group of alumni from both schools met and thought that it would be great to celebrate and recall those … Continue reading “Joe and Joe: Azalea Bowl Classic Revisited”

Sports With Walter Moore

By Savannah Tribune | December 13, 2017

Wyatt Steps Down As EWC Coach Edward Waters, Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Stanley B. Cromartie has announced that Alvin Wyatt, Sr. has resigned his position as head football coach at Edward Waters College, effective immediately. Wyatt joined Edward Waters in 2012 as defensive coordinator and was selected as the 13th head football coach in EWC football history in December 2013. … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

SSU Moves To Division II Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

By Savannah Tribune | December 13, 2017

Savannah State University (SSU) President Cheryl Davenport Dozier today announced intentions to pursue membership in the Division II Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC), pending NCAA approval. SSU’s application to begin the official transition to NCAA Division II will be submitted by February 1, 2018. SSU competed in the SIAC from 1968 until 2000 when the university was approved for Division … Continue reading “SSU Moves To Division II Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference”

Sports With Walter Moore

By Savannah Tribune | December 06, 2017

Tigers Down Carver 98-60 Alante Fenner led five Savannah State players in double figures as the Tigers defeated Carver Bible College 98-60 in Tiger Arena on November 30. Fenner had 17 points, six rebounds, five steals and four assists. Zach Sellers had 16 points while Dexter McClanahan scored 13, Ralueke Orizu had 12 and Ty’Lik Evans chipped in 10. Wichita … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

SSU Assistant Women’s Coach Leaves Program

By Savannah Tribune | December 06, 2017

Savannah State assistant women’s basketball coach Brenda Warren has left the program, due to health reasons. Warren, who has been a part of the SSU basketball staff for five years, left the team midway during the 2016-17 season. During her time with the Lady Tigers, she was a part of the coaching staff that won the 2015 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference … Continue reading “SSU Assistant Women’s Coach Leaves Program”

Joe and Joe: Azalea Bowl Classic Revisited

By Savannah Tribune | December 06, 2017

How many of you remember the Azalea Bowl Classic (1951-1965)? Just in case you have forgotten, it was the annual showdown between the Beach High Bulldogs and the Woodville High Wolverines. Always played on Thanksgiving, this was a classic event in the city of Savannah. Until 1959, the two high schools for Blacks were Beach and Woodville. The teams were … Continue reading “Joe and Joe: Azalea Bowl Classic Revisited”