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By Savannah Tribune | August 01, 2018

Former SSU Coaches On The Move Former Savannah State athletic coaches Sam Chatman, Katie Rietkovich and Daniel Stockdale have found new coaching homes. Chatman was the Tigers strength and conditioning coach since 2015. He now works for the National Basketball Association and is based in China. Before coming to SSU, Chatman worked at Langston University, Bethune-Cookman, Villanova and Linden- Wood … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

2019 Critz Tybee Run Fest

By Savannah Tribune | August 01, 2018

Event Title: 2019 Critz Tybee Run Fest Date: February 1 – 2, 2019 Location: Tybee Island, For More Information www.CritzTybeeRun.corunfest@critz.com The Critz Tybee Run Fest is an annual weekend event, combining five different races from 1 mile to 13.1 miles, totaling up to the 26.2 mile marathon distance. In addition to a world-class race atmosphere, the race weekend provides entertainment … Continue reading “2019 Critz Tybee Run Fest”

SSU Football Announces Preseason Football Camp

By Savannah Tribune | August 01, 2018

The Savannah State University football program officially starts its 2018 season when the team reports to campus for preseason camp on July 30th. The Tigers have 25 practices and one scrimmage before opening the season on August 30 when SSU travels to the University of Alabama-Birmingham. The Tigers’ first practice of 2018 will be at 8 a.m. on August 1. … Continue reading “SSU Football Announces Preseason Football Camp”

Sports With Walter Moore

By Savannah Tribune | July 25, 2018

SSU Alumni To Hold Golf Tournament The Atlanta Downtown Alumni Chapter of the Savannah State University National Alumni Association will have their third annual scholarship golf tournament on August 24. The tournament will be held at Crystal Lake Golf & County Club in Hampton, Georgia. All proceeds will go toward student scholarships that the downtown chapter awards each year. Crystal … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Savannah Bananas Clinch A Spot in the Playoffs

By Savannah Tribune | July 25, 2018

Monday night at Grayson Stadium, Savannah Banana players and fans celebrated a rewarding victory against the Florence Red- Wolves. Making this victory their sixth straight win, the Bananas went 7-6 in 10 innings against the Red- Wolves. Garett Delano, a player who made the decisive victory throw in the 10th inning feels that any time they’re able to beat Florence … Continue reading “Savannah Bananas Clinch A Spot in the Playoffs”

Sports With Walter Moore

By Savannah Tribune | July 18, 2018

SSU AD a Finalist For Job in Alaska Savannah State University athletics director Sterling Steward, Jr. is one of three finalists for the athletics director job at Alaska Fairbanks. Steward has been the athletics director at Savannah State since 2011. The other two finalists are Derrick Johnson, Milton Richards. Johnson most recently served as the athletic director at Elizabeth City … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Football Press Luncheon Set for July 27

By Savannah Tribune | July 18, 2018

The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) will host the annual Football Press Luncheon on July 27, at the Hilton Norfolk The Main hotel, located at 100 E. Main Street in Norfolk, Virginia. MEAC head football coaches and two student-athletes from each team will be on hand to offer an inside view on the upcoming 2018 football season. A limited number of … Continue reading “Football Press Luncheon Set for July 27”

Making History At The 2018 World Cup Finals

By Savannah Tribune | July 18, 2018

The 2018 FIFA World Cup held it’s final match between France and Croatia at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia on Sunday, July 15, 2018 with France taking the win with a final score 4-2. The 21st Final was the second World Cup title for France. The first win for France was in 1998 when Les Bleus manager Didier Deschamps … Continue reading “Making History At The 2018 World Cup Finals”

Sports With Walter Moore

By Savannah Tribune | July 11, 2018

Despite two of its conference members leaving, the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference is moving on and operating as usual. This writer got the chance to ask MEAC Commissioner Dennis Thomas some questions about the conference from topics ranging to possible new memberships to concerns about other schools leaving. Savannah State joined the MEAC in 2011 and announced in April that they … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Effingham Loses A Rebel

By Savannah Tribune | July 11, 2018

On Saturday, July 7, Georgia State Patrol responded to a call concerning a crash on Kildee Lane in the Countryside Village mobile home park. Effingham County teen, Demonte Xzayreon Lee, 18, was traveling southbound on Kildee Lane when Angelica Contreras, 22, made a left turn into his path and struck his motorcycle. The former basketball player and star runningback for … Continue reading “Effingham Loses A Rebel”