Sports

JSU Fires Basketball Coach

By Savannah Tribune | March 28, 2018

Jackson State has announced that it will not renew the contract of women’s basketball coach Surina Dixon. During her six seasons at the helm of the Lady Tigers’ hoops program, Dixon compiled an 82-93 record including a 55-53 record in SWAC play. This season, the team finished 15-13 (10-8 SWAC) and were eliminated in the opening round of the SWAC … Continue reading “JSU Fires Basketball Coach”

2018 NCAA FINAL FOUR

By Savannah Tribune | March 28, 2018

The 2018 Final Four schedule is out for this weekend. Below, find the 2018 Final Four schedule, dates, times and TV channels for the 2018 NCAA Tournament. No. 3 seed Michigan plays No. 11 Loyola (Chicago) to start the Final Four. 2018 Final Four: Schedule, dates for NCAA Tournament games The 2018 Final Four schedule will play the national semifinals … Continue reading “2018 NCAA FINAL FOUR”

Sports With Walter Moore

By Savannah Tribune | March 21, 2018

SSU Won’t Have Spring Football Practice The Savannah State football team will not have spring football practice this spring. SSU had a 896 multi-year Academic Progress Rate (APR) score for the 2015-16 academic year which resulted in the team being hit with Level 2 penalties from the NCAA. During the 2017 season, the Tigers were limited to 5 days and … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

What Are Some Important Upcoming Dates?

By Savannah Tribune | March 21, 2018

March 22 and March 23 The remaining teams will compete in the Sweet 16 round, which includes eight regional semifinal games in Atlanta, Boston, Los Angeles and Omaha. March 24 and March 25 Teams in the Elite 8 round will play in regional finals in those same four cities. The four winning teams will head to the next stage. March … Continue reading “What Are Some Important Upcoming Dates?”

Wilson Fired As ECSU Football Coach

By Savannah Tribune | March 21, 2018

Former Savannah State football coach Earnest Wilson has been fired as the head football coach at Elizabeth City State, effective immediately. Wilson took over as head coach of the Division II program in February, 2016. In his first season, he led the Vikings to a 5-5 overall record; 4-3 in the CIAA. He was also named the 2016 CIAA Football … Continue reading “Wilson Fired As ECSU Football Coach”

Claflin Leaving SIAC to Join CIAA

By Savannah Tribune | March 21, 2018

Claflin University has announced that it is leaving the Southern Intercollegiate Conference (SIAC) and is joining the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA), effective July, 1, 2018. “We believe this is a win-win situation for the University and our student athletes,” Claflin president Henry Tisdale said. “The CIAA aligns with our institutional profile and the proximity of its members to Orangeburg … Continue reading “Claflin Leaving SIAC to Join CIAA”

Sports With Walter Moore

By Savannah Tribune | March 14, 2018

Tigers Fall In MEAC Quarterfinals The 2017-18 season for the Savannah State men’s basketball squad came to an end on March 8 with a 58-56 loss to six seeded North Carolina Central in the quarterfinals of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament which was held in The Scope Arena in Norfolk, Virginia. SSU had a first round bye and played NCCU, … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

What Are Some Important Upcoming Dates?

By Savannah Tribune | March 14, 2018

March 15 and 16 Sixty-four teams will compete in first-round games in Boise, Charlotte, Dallas, Detroit, Nashville, Pittsburgh, San Diego and Wichita in an attempt to advance to the next stage. March 17 and 18 Thirty-two teams will battle it out in second-round games in the above-mentioned locations. March 22 and March 23 The remaining teams will compete in the … Continue reading “What Are Some Important Upcoming Dates?”

What Are Some Important Upcoming Dates?

By Savannah Tribune | March 07, 2018

March 11 Get ready for Selection Sunday – the day the Division I Men’s Basketball Committee officially announces which 68 teams qualified for the NCAA tournament. Fans can tune into the March Madness Selection Show on TBS at 6 p.m. ET. Thirty-six teams will be chosen to fill “at-large berths” to compete from the committee, which ranks all 68 teams … Continue reading “What Are Some Important Upcoming Dates?”

Sports With Walter Moore

By Savannah Tribune | March 07, 2018

Jackson Joins Staff at LSU Former Savannah State offensive line coach Donovan Jackson was recently hired as a offensive analyst at Louisiana State. Jackson, who spent the 2015 season at SSU, worked this past fall as an offensive line intern for the Los Angeles Chargers. Before working at SSU, Jackson was a offensive line assistant at Norfolk State during the … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”