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Greater Savannah Athletic Hall of Fame Welcomes Class of 2019

By Savannah Tribune | April 17, 2019

The Greater Savannah Athletic Hall of Fame (GSAHOF) will induct the Class of 2019 and honor the 2019 Lawton M. Calhoun Award winner and the recipient of the 2019 M.A. Spellman Special Award on May 6 at The Savannah Civic Center. The GSAHOF will also recognize the city’s best high male and female high school athletes in volleyball, softball, baseball, … Continue reading “Greater Savannah Athletic Hall of Fame Welcomes Class of 2019”

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By Savannah Tribune | April 10, 2019

Jones To Transfer From Savannah State Savannah State freshman Myasia Jones announced on her Twitter page on March 29 that she was leaving the Savannah State women’s basketball team. Jones did not mention where she would transfer to but stated in the message that she was keeping all of her option open at this time. The Lavonia, Georgia native thanked … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Virginia Cavaliers Defeated Texas Tech in NCAA Tournament

By Savannah Tribune | April 10, 2019

For the first time in the men’s basketball program at Virginia, the Cavaliers are NCAA champions One year ago, they were the first No. 1 seed to lose to a No. 16 seed in the NCAA tournament. Virginia defeated the Texas Tech Red Raiders 85-77 in Monday’s 2019 NCAA men’s basketball national championship game. With 12.9 seconds left in regulation, … Continue reading “Virginia Cavaliers Defeated Texas Tech in NCAA Tournament”

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By Savannah Tribune | April 03, 2019

Flegler Leaves SSU Basketball Program Joseph Flegler, who has served as an assistant coach with the Savannah State men’s basketball team since August of 2014, has left the program. The Washington, D.C. native left SSU in early February and spent the remainder of the season working as an assistant coach at Maryland-Eastern Shore. The situation is puzzling because the UMES … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Silver Cheetahs Compete in Track and Field

By Savannah Tribune | April 03, 2019

This past Saturday, March 30, 2019, the Silver Cheetahs competed in the Gainesville Striders Outdoor Track and Field Invitational in Alachua, Florida. Eleven athletes from the Savannah-Chatham Silver Cheetahs competed in Alachua, Florida, against multiple track and field teams across Georgia and Florida. As a result, the Savannah Chatham Silver Cheetahs brought home 3 gold medals, 4 silver medals, and … Continue reading “Silver Cheetahs Compete in Track and Field”

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By Savannah Tribune | March 27, 2019

Catching Up With….. Alexus Parker Today’s feature is with former Calvary Day basketball standout Alexus Parker. During the day, the 23 year-old Parker teaches chemistry and physics at Memorial Day School. In the afternoon, she heads over to Savannah Country Day where she is an assistant coach for the girls varsity basketball team. She is also the director of their … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Tigers To Hold Spring Football Practice

By Savannah Tribune | March 27, 2019

The Shawn Quinn era of Savannah State football will begin on March 27 when the Tigers hit the field for spring football practice. Spring drills will begin on March 27 and will culminate on April 27 with the annual Orange and Blue Spring Game at 1:00 p.m. The Tigers, who will practice on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:40 a.m. … Continue reading “Tigers To Hold Spring Football Practice”

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By Savannah Tribune | March 20, 2019

SSU Players Work Out For Pro Day Several Savannah State football players showed their best skills last week while working out for professional scouts at Pro Day. Linebacker / defensive end Stefan Banks and defensive back Isaiah Banks participated in the Kennesaw State Pro Day on March 12 while tight ends Paris Baker, Tyler Hagen and linebacker Mulik Simmons had … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Race to the Brackets

By Savannah Tribune | March 20, 2019

The Bracket for the 2019 NCAA Division I Basketball Tournament has been released and the 68- team field is set. This year’s 81st Annual Edition of the tournament began on March 19, 2019 after the selection process was completed on Sunday, March 17. The First Four games have already begun with the last two games showing tonight, March 20, 2019. … Continue reading “Race to the Brackets”

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By Savannah Tribune | March 13, 2019

Savannah State Hires Quinn As Football Coach Savannah State University has removed the interim tag and has hired Shawn Quinn as the Tigers new head football coach. In making the formal announcement on March 7, SSU athletics director Opio Mashariki said that Quinn was the best fit for the job at the current time. Other finalists include Edward Waters head … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”