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Toronto Raptors Win NBA Finals

By Savannah Tribune | June 19, 2019

The Toronto Raptors are the champs of the NBA finals in a 114-110 win over the Golden-State Warriors. This is the Raptors first win in the franchise’s history. During the game, the Raptors stormed out to an early lead, thanks to the play of embattled point guard Kyle Lowry, who scored Toronto’s first 11 points of the game. But the … Continue reading “Toronto Raptors Win NBA Finals”

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By Savannah Tribune | June 12, 2019

SSU Names Obunaga Interim Volleyball Coach Savannah State has named Roselidah Obunaga as the school’s interim volleyball, replacing Edric Poitier who took a similar position at Florida State College at Jacksonville in March. Obunaga comes to Savannah State from Montana State University-Northern where she was the Skylight’s head volleyball coach for two seasons. Before coaching at Montana State-Northern, the 45-year … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Warriors Gamble With Durant In Game 5

By Savannah Tribune | June 12, 2019

On Monday, June 10, the Golden State Warriors faced the Toronto Raptors in Game 5. The pressure was on the Warriors to win another game to come back from their 3-1 deficit and keep their dynasty alive. Lurking in the background was the uncertainty of the status of one of the Warriors star players, Kevin Durant. The last game Durant … Continue reading “Warriors Gamble With Durant In Game 5”

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By Savannah Tribune | June 05, 2019

SSU Teams Face Post-Season Bans The NCAA released the data from its Academic Progress Rate (APR) program on May 8 and four Savannah State programs will be impacted — the most in Division I — including postseason bans for the school’s football and baseball teams. The women’s cross country and women’s track programs both received a Level One Penalty which … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Serena Williams Loses in Surprise Upset

By Savannah Tribune | June 05, 2019

Serena Williams’ quest for a 24th Grand Slam title ended with her earliest loss at a major tournament in five years. Williams lost to fellow American Sofia Kenin in the third round of the French Open on Saturday, June 1. “Yesterday was not my day,” Williams, 37, captioned the photo of herself on Instagram, raising her arms and racket over … Continue reading “Serena Williams Loses in Surprise Upset”

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By Savannah Tribune | May 29, 2019

SCAD Wins Lacrosse NAIA National Invitational Championship For the third year in a row, the Savannah College of Art & Design women’s lacrosse team has won the NAIA National Invitational Championship. The 2019 championship run took place May 9-11 at Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The Bees defeated Lawrence Tech 22-10 in the quarterfinals as Drew Dowgiallo and Jordan … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Raptors Reach the NBA Finals

By Savannah Tribune | May 29, 2019

The Toronto Raptors beat out the Milwaukee Bucks in game six of the Eastern Conference. They won with a score of 100-94. This is the first time the Raptors have made it to the finals in the franchises history. Knocking down six 3-pointers in the first quarter, the Bucks jumped out to an early double-digit lead. They were up by … Continue reading “Raptors Reach the NBA Finals”

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By Savannah Tribune | May 22, 2019

Bryant Hired To Coach Basketball In Albany On May 13, the Dougherty County Board of Education voted to hire Bakari Bryant as the new head boys basketball coach at Dougherty Comprehensive High School in Albany, Georgia. Bryant takes the helm of the Trojans Basketball Team having come from Berkmar High School in Lilburn, Ga., where he helped guide the Patriots … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Golden State Takes NBA Finals

By Savannah Tribune | May 22, 2019

The Golden State Warriors won (119-117) the Western Conference Finals against the Portland Trail Blazers. It took a while, but by the end of the night, they accomplished their goal — overcoming a 17-point deficit to beat the Blazers 119- 117 in overtime. With the win, the Warriors became the first team since the Boston Celtics of the 1950s to … Continue reading “Golden State Takes NBA Finals”