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By Savannah Tribune | March 07, 2018

Jackson Joins Staff at LSU Former Savannah State offensive line coach Donovan Jackson was recently hired as a offensive analyst at Louisiana State. Jackson, who spent the 2015 season at SSU, worked this past fall as an offensive line intern for the Los Angeles Chargers. Before working at SSU, Jackson was a offensive line assistant at Norfolk State during the … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

What Are Some Important Upcoming Dates?

By Savannah Tribune | March 07, 2018

March 11 Get ready for Selection Sunday – the day the Division I Men’s Basketball Committee officially announces which 68 teams qualified for the NCAA tournament. Fans can tune into the March Madness Selection Show on TBS at 6 p.m. ET. Thirty-six teams will be chosen to fill “at-large berths” to compete from the committee, which ranks all 68 teams … Continue reading “What Are Some Important Upcoming Dates?”

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By Savannah Tribune | February 28, 2018

Johnson Leaves SSU Staff Paris Johnson has resigned his position as safeties coach on the Savannah State football staff and has been hired as at the University of Pittsburgh as the Panthers assistant director of player personnel. Johnson, who spent two years on the SSU staff, worked with the Michigan State football program from 2013-15. The Chicago native began his … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Winter Olympics Closes

By Savannah Tribune | February 28, 2018

The Olympic flame goes out until 2022. The closing ceremony for the Winter Olympics was held Sunday night. This years Olympic was filled with miracles and stories for years to come. One of those miracles was the U.S. Women hockey team. They won Gold defending Canada in a 3-2 heart racing shoot out. This was the first time that the … Continue reading “Winter Olympics Closes”

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By Savannah Tribune | February 21, 2018

Savannah State 2018 Football Recruits Ny’Em Bozeman, DB, 5-11, 170, Jacksonville, Fla./Trinity Christian Academy; Quintaevious Brown, DL, 6-4, 245, Macon, Ga./ Westside HS; Christin “Zaine” Burton, LB, 6-2, 220, Ringgold, Ga./Heritage HS; Timothy Campbell, LB, 6-1, 215, Charleston, S.C./First Baptist; Montez Crowe, QB, 6-5, 200, La- Grange, Ga./Troup Co. HS; Khalid Davis, DB, 6-1, 170, St. Petersburg, Fla./ Lakewood HS; … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Quinn Hired as SSU Defensive Coordinator

By Savannah Tribune | February 21, 2018

Savannah State University head football coach Erik Raeburn has announced the hiring of Shawn Quinn as the Tigers new defensive coordinator. Quinn replaces Chad Williams, who took an assistant position at Central Arkansas. Quinn comes to Savannah State from The Citadel where he served as a defensive analyst for the 2017 season. Before that, he was the assistant head coach/defensive … Continue reading “Quinn Hired as SSU Defensive Coordinator”

Sports With Walter Moore

By Savannah Tribune | February 14, 2018

High School Players Sign College Scholarships National Signing Day is the biggest day of the year for prep sports and more than 20 athletes in Chatham County signed letters of intent to universities. Here’s a roundup of signings at the seven area schools that took place on February 7: Jenkins had an afternoon ceremony that saw seven Warriors make their … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Team U.S.A Winter Olympics Weekend Recap

By Savannah Tribune | February 14, 2018

Over the weekend the Winter Olympics continued with snowboarding, figure skating, and many more. Red Gerard won Gold in the Men’s snowboard slopestyle. He gave the U.S. it’s first goal medal of the games. He is also the youngest snowboard gold medalist at 17. Max Parrot and Mark McMorris took silver and bronze. Jamie Anderson won gold in women’s slopestyle. … Continue reading “Team U.S.A Winter Olympics Weekend Recap”

Sports With Walter Moore

By Savannah Tribune | February 07, 2018

Savannah native Sammy Childs, Sr. was remembered before family and friends in addition to former classmates, teammates and co-workers at his celebration of life services. Childs, 61, died on January 8 at his residence in west Savannah. During his funeral services on Jan. 6 at Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, Rev. Sammie Kenty reminded those gathered at the Baker Street sanctuary … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Eagles End Super Bowl Drought

By Savannah Tribune | February 07, 2018

The drought has finally ended. After 57 years the Philadelphia Eagles will finally bring home the Lombardi Trophy for the first time. The Eagles ended their drought after defeating the New England Patriots 41- 33. The Eagles were considered underdogs all throughout the playoffs, coming into the Super Bowl the Eagles were six points underdogs. “We owe it to God, … Continue reading “Eagles End Super Bowl Drought”