Sports

Guidicelli Stirs Controversy Over Serena William’s Bodysuit

By Savannah Tribune | August 29, 2018

French Tennis Federation President, Bernard Guidicelli, has caused some controversy after his comment about Serena Williams “catsuit” at the 2018 French Open. He stated that the dress code isn’t as strict as the all-white policy but, “One must respect the game and the place.” “I feel like a warrior in it-a queen from Wakanda maybe,” says Serena. However, her body … Continue reading “Guidicelli Stirs Controversy Over Serena William’s Bodysuit”

SSU Director of Athletics Sterling Steward, Jr., Takes New Position

By Savannah Tribune | August 29, 2018

Savannah State University (SSU) Director of Athletics Sterling Steward, Jr., has resigned to take a new position as the director of athletics for the University of Alaska Fairbanks. His resignation is effective September 28, 2018. While at Savannah State, Steward oversaw 15 National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) Division I sports. “Mr. Steward’s leadership helped bring home championships and accolades for … Continue reading “SSU Director of Athletics Sterling Steward, Jr., Takes New Position”

Sports With Walter Moore

By Savannah Tribune | August 22, 2018

SSU Boosters Sponsoring Bus To SSU-FAMU Game The Savannah State Community Booster Club is sponsoring a day trip to the SSU Tigers vs. Florida A&M Rattlers football game in Tallahassee, Fla., on Saturday, September 22, 2018. The cost of the trip, including transportation (charter bus) and game ticket, is $85 per person. The bus will start loading at 7:30 a.m. … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Simone Biles Takes Home 5th All-Around Title

By Savannah Tribune | August 22, 2018

Over this past weekend, the 2018 Gymnastic Championship was held in Boston. Many gymnasts came out to compete, but Simone Biles took home all the gold. This year, Biles won her 5th U.S. all-around title at the U.S. Gymnastic Championship. She also won a gold medal in all 4 events in which she competed, including: floor exercise, balance beam, vault, … Continue reading “Simone Biles Takes Home 5th All-Around Title”

SSU Football Season Starts August 30

By Savannah Tribune | August 22, 2018

It’s almost kickoff for the Savannah State University Tiger’s (SSU) football season. The Tiger’s finished up the 2017 season with an overall record of 3-8. They defended the Theodore A. Wright stadium, their home field, well ending with a home record of 2-2. SSU starts this season ranked ninth in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) and will open the season … Continue reading “SSU Football Season Starts August 30”

Sports With Walter Moore

By Savannah Tribune | August 15, 2018

Savannah State head football coach Erik Raeburn has added two new assistant coaches to his football staff for the 2018 season. Paul Humphries has been hired to coach the Tiger safeties and Tom Sims will work with the SSU defensive line. Prior to SSU, Humphries served as the co-defensive coordinator/ secondary coach at Maryville College for 5 years. Before coaching … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Banks Earns Preseason All American Honors

By Savannah Tribune | August 15, 2018

Savannah State senior defensive end Stefen Banks has been named to the 2018 HBCU Gameday Preseason FCS All-American squad. The Columbus, Ohio native made the first team defense. Banks, a 2017 BOXTOROW All-American, finished last season with 71 tackles, 18 tackles for losses, 10 sacks, one interception, one fumble recovery, one forced fumble, one pass breakup and seven quarterback hurries. … Continue reading “Banks Earns Preseason All American Honors”

SSU Volleyball Picked 5th

By Savannah Tribune | August 15, 2018

The Savannah State volleyball team was picked to finish fifth in the Southern Division in the 2018 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference preseason poll. Voting was done by the league’s head coaches and sports information directors. The Lady Tigers earned 44 points in the voting and finished ahead of South Carolina State who had 32 points. Bethune- Cookman, who got 14 of … Continue reading “SSU Volleyball Picked 5th”

Tiger Woods’ PGA Participation Increased Ratings

By Savannah Tribune | August 15, 2018

Tiger Woods playing in the PGA Championship on last week trailing behind Brooks Koepka who evenually won, the event saw a 69 percent increase in ratings from last year, according to CBS Sports. Woods was superb Sunday, shooting a six-under 64 that propelled him to second place for the tournament. But he couldn’t catch Koepka, who steadily shot a four-under … Continue reading “Tiger Woods’ PGA Participation Increased Ratings”

O’Neal Wins Georgia Open

By Savannah Tribune | August 08, 2018

Savannah native Tim O’Neal fired a closing round of 8-under par 64 to capture the 67th Pro-IV Georgia Open presented by Gas South and E-Z-GO, which was contested at The Ford Plantation in Richmond Hill for the third consecutive year. The Johnson High School alum shot 66 in the opening round and 68 in the second round. O’Neal recorded a … Continue reading “O’Neal Wins Georgia Open”