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Savannah Bananas Release 2019 Schedule

By Savannah Tribune | October 17, 2018

The Savannah Bananas recently released their schedule for the 2019 season. Next year will mark the teams fourth season which will begin May 30, 2019 with a home game at the Grayson Stadium against the Bananas league rival, Macon Bacon. The 2019 season will include the return of popular themes such as Salute the Troops, Strike Out Cancer and Budweiser … Continue reading “Savannah Bananas Release 2019 Schedule”

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By Savannah Tribune | October 10, 2018

SSU Baseball Holds Golf Tournament The Savannah State baseball team held their third annual golf tournament on September 29 at the Bacon Park Golf Course. The team of George Rhea, Lance Rhea, Wes Wiggins and Brian Tanner won first place while the team of Brandon Whitmore, Brad Welch, Tim Krisniski and John Smiley captured second place. Coming in third place … Continue reading “Sports”

The Bear Comes Out: Nurmagomedov Defeats McGregor at UFC 229

By Savannah Tribune | October 10, 2018

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 229, was held Saturday, October 6 at the T-Mobile arena. The main event was the fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Connor McGregor. This fight, something like Connor VS. Mayweather, was a fight you wanted to see. With Connor earning higher fight statistics, it still wasn’t enough to bring Khabib down. With a video surfacing of … Continue reading “The Bear Comes Out: Nurmagomedov Defeats McGregor at UFC 229”

Sports With Walter Moore

By Savannah Tribune | October 03, 2018

Bethune- Cookman 35 SSU 20 Bethune-Cookman’s offense rolled up 455 yards as the Wildcats spoiled Savannah State’s football home opener with a 35-20 victory over the Tigers in a game played at T. A. Wright Stadium. The crowd of 5,018 saw SSU take the early lead in the game when TJ Bell threw a eight-yard touchdown pass to Paris Baker … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Anthony Lanier, II Waived from Washington Redskins

By Savannah Tribune | October 03, 2018

The Redskins are making different moves this year when it comes to their roster. Early September, free agent, Anthony Lanier II was waived because of an injury, meaning that he will be released by the team without any trade. Lanier, a Savannah native who attended Jenkins High School, started his career with the Redskins in May of 2016 as a … Continue reading “Anthony Lanier, II Waived from Washington Redskins”

Tiger Woods Back on Top

By Savannah Tribune | September 26, 2018

On Sunday, September 23, at the East Lake Golf Course in Atlanta, Georgia, Tiger Woods won his 80th Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) Tour after not having a victory in five years. Wood’s battled injuries throughout the majority of his career, however in 2014 back spasms and nerve pain started to get the best of him. Woods sat out of many … Continue reading “Tiger Woods Back on Top”

Sports With Walter Moore

By Savannah Tribune | September 26, 2018

Former Tiger TE Robinson Dies Former Savannah State tight end Dr. Hershel Robinson, Jr. died on September 17. A native of Atlanta, Robinson played on the Tigers football team in the early 60s. While attending Savannah State, he became a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity. After graduation, Robinson went on to further his studies and later became principal of … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

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By Savannah Tribune | September 19, 2018

SSU Game with Georgia State Cancelled Back in 2016, athletics official at Georgia State announced a football game between the Panthers and Savannah State had been set up. The game was to have been played September 19, 2020 with GSU being the host team. In April of 2017, officials at Savannah State announced that their athletic program would drop from … Continue reading “Sports”

The Sol C. Johnson Athletic Hall of Fame Association Announces Enshriners For 2018

By Savannah Tribune | September 19, 2018

The Sol. C. Johnson Athletic Hall of Fame Association announced its athletic enshriners for 2018. They are as follows: Joby Wright, football, basketball and track; Bobby Nathaniel Butler, football and track; Jimmy Griffin, Football; Tommy Caleb Bais, football; Freddie Cooper, cross country track; and Robert Butler, baseball. The induction ceremony will be observed on October 13, 2018 at the Sol … Continue reading “The Sol C. Johnson Athletic Hall of Fame Association Announces Enshriners For 2018”

Vontae Davis Quits NFL At Halftime

By Savannah Tribune | September 19, 2018

Football is a tough physical sport that undoubtingly takes a toll on one’s body. According to ESPN the average age of retirement for National Football League (NFL) players is 30. Former Buffalo Bills cornerback Vontae Davis played 9 full seasons in the NFL and had started on his 10th before retiring at the age of 30- in the middle of … Continue reading “Vontae Davis Quits NFL At Halftime”