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By Savannah Tribune | January 16, 2019

SSU’s Baldwin to Transfer Savannah State football player Jamichael Baldwin has decided to transfer. According to a post on Baldwin’s twitter account on January 10, the sophomore wide receiver said “After a lot of praying and talking things over with my parents I’ve decided to transfer to North Carolina A&T.” During the 2018 season, Baldwin played in nine games and … Continue reading “Sports”

Harlem Globetrotters To Honor Three Former Greats As “Globetrotters Legends”

By Savannah Tribune | January 16, 2019

The world famous Harlem Globetrotters announced recently that the team will honor three former greats as Globetrotter Legends, the team’s highest honor short of jersey retirement, at upcoming stops on their 2019 Fan Powered North American Tour. The three stars— Michael “Wild Thing” Wilson, Matt “Showbiz” Jackson, and Osborne “Goose” Lockhart—played a combined 48 seasons and collectively visited nearly 200 … Continue reading “Harlem Globetrotters To Honor Three Former Greats As “Globetrotters Legends””

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By Savannah Tribune | January 09, 2019

Tigers Lose To Coppin State The Savannah State men’s basketball team lost their eighth game in a row after a 73-67 setback to Coppin State on January 5. The Tigers were down by as many as 12 points in the second half but battled back to tie the game at 64 with 1:35 left. However, the Eagles finished the game … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Opio Mashariki Named Director Of Intercollegiate Athletics At Savannah State

By Savannah Tribune | January 09, 2019

Savannah State University (SSU) President Cheryl Davenport Dozier, DSW, today named Opio Mashariki as director of Intercollegiate Athletics effective January 2, 2019. Mashariki, who has served as interim director since August of 2018, will be responsible for all matters related to managing Savannah State’s sport teams for men and women including budgeting; compliance with university, University System of Georgia (USG) … Continue reading “Opio Mashariki Named Director Of Intercollegiate Athletics At Savannah State”

Savannah-Chatham Silver Cheetahs Compete

By Savannah Tribune | January 09, 2019

This past weekend, on December 29, 2018, the Silver Cheetahs competed in the North Carolina United Youth Indoor Track and Field Classic in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. 10 athletes from the Savannah-Chatham Silver Cheetahs competed in Winston Salem, North Carolina, against multiple track and field teams across Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. As a result, the Savannah Chatham Silver … Continue reading “Savannah-Chatham Silver Cheetahs Compete”

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By Savannah Tribune | January 02, 2019

Carter Sets School Record at Catawba In the first track meet for his college career, Jones Carter set a indoor school record in the triple jump. Carter, who is a freshmen jumper at Catawba College, set the record on December 2 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina at the JDL Early Bird Duels. The Savannah native had a leap of 13.70m which … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

The 2018-19 NLF Playoff Season Begins

By Savannah Tribune | January 02, 2019

The 2018-2019 NFL Playoffs will run through January 4, 2019 to February 2, 2019 beginning with Wild Card Weekend. The postseason will begin in Houston when the AFC South champions, the Texans, host the Indianapolis Colts on Saturday, January 5 at 4:35 p.m. ET (ESPN/ABC). These teams will meet for the third time this year and settle their tie score … Continue reading “The 2018-19 NLF Playoff Season Begins”

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By Savannah Tribune | December 26, 2018

Savannah resident Lamonte Massie-Sampson has been named athletics director at Livingstone College. Massie-Sampson will replace Andre Springs who has announced his retirement as athletic director of Livingstone, effective Dec. 31. It will be a homecoming to the Salisbury, North Carolina based school for Massie-Sampson who was the Blue Bears athletic director and head football coach from 2007-10. “I am extremely … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

It’s On! Serena’s Cleared To Wear Catsuits On The Court

By Savannah Tribune | December 26, 2018

The great catsuit controversy is over—well, kind of. Memorably, officials at the French Open banned catsuits directly after Serena Williams’ 2018 appearance wearing one, implicitly referring to the Nike-designed black compression suit Williams said made her feel like “a superhero” (it was also worn as a protective measure against post-pregnancy blood clots). According to the French Tennis Federation’s new, stricter … Continue reading “It’s On! Serena’s Cleared To Wear Catsuits On The Court”

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By Savannah Tribune | December 19, 2018

This week’s feature is with Savannah High School athletics director and head boys basketball coach Timothy Jordan. Jordan recently won his 500th game as a head coach when his Blue Jackets defeated. McIntosh County Academy 71-51 in the Ron Love Athletic Center on December 14. A native of Wrens, Georgia, Jordan came to Savannah in 1978 to attend Savannah State. … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”