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By Savannah Tribune | September 12, 2018

Mack Laid to Rest Funeral services were held for former Savannah State football player Bernard Mack on September 8 at Bull Swamp Baptist Church in Orangeburg, South Carolina. Mack, 49, died on August 29 at University Hospital in Newark, New Jersey following a brief illness. He attended Savannah State in the late 1980s and was a defensive back with the … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

The Sol C. Johnson Athletic Hall of Fame Association Announces Enshriners For 2018

By Savannah Tribune | September 12, 2018

The Sol. C. Johnson Athletic Hall of Fame Association announced its athletic enshriners for 2018. They are as follows: Joby Wright, football, basketball and track; Bobby Nathaniel Butler, football and track; Jimmy Griffin, Football; Tommy Caleb Bais, football; and Freddie Cooper, cross country track. The induction ceremony will be observed on October 13, 2018 at the Sol C. Johnson High … Continue reading “The Sol C. Johnson Athletic Hall of Fame Association Announces Enshriners For 2018”

NIKE Features Kapernick In New Ad

By Savannah Tribune | September 12, 2018

On Thursday, September 6, 2018, during the National Football League (NFL) season opener, Nike aired what turned out to be an extremely controversial advertisement featuring Colin Kapernick. On August 26, 2016 Kapernick, former quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers, gained national attention for protesting during the national anthem by sitting instead of standing and eventually taking the famous, or infamous, … Continue reading “NIKE Features Kapernick In New Ad”

Sports With Walter Moore

By Savannah Tribune | September 05, 2018

Savannah State Kicks Off Football Season Savannah State started their Division I football farewell tour on August 30 with a 52-0 loss to Alabama-Birmingham, in a game played at Legion Field. This is the Tigers last season playing at the FCS level. SSU administrators made the decision to move the athletics program to Division II in April 2017. Savannah State … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Serena vs. Venus: 2018 US Open Tennis Championship

By Savannah Tribune | September 05, 2018

Serena and Venus Williams played against one another this past Friday on the 31st of August at the 2018 US Open Tennis Championship. This was their 30th match-up as pros. Serena took home the win with a concluding score of 6-1, 6-2. In an interview after the game, Serena commented, “It’s not easy, she’s [Venus] my best friend. She means … Continue reading “Serena vs. Venus: 2018 US Open Tennis Championship”

NFL Season Opener The Battle Between The Birds

By Savannah Tribune | September 05, 2018

The 2018 National Football League (NFL) season kicks off Thursday, September 6th at 8:20 pm. The Atlanta Falcons will be traveling to Pennsylvania to face off against the Philadelphia Eagles at the Lincoln Financial field. The Falcons ended their season last year with a record of 10-6 and they lost to the Eagles in the second round of the playoffs. … Continue reading “NFL Season Opener The Battle Between The Birds”

Guidicelli Stirs Controversy Over Serena William’s Bodysuit

By Savannah Tribune | August 29, 2018

French Tennis Federation President, Bernard Guidicelli, has caused some controversy after his comment about Serena Williams “catsuit” at the 2018 French Open. He stated that the dress code isn’t as strict as the all-white policy but, “One must respect the game and the place.” “I feel like a warrior in it-a queen from Wakanda maybe,” says Serena. However, her body … Continue reading “Guidicelli Stirs Controversy Over Serena William’s Bodysuit”

SSU Director of Athletics Sterling Steward, Jr., Takes New Position

By Savannah Tribune | August 29, 2018

Savannah State University (SSU) Director of Athletics Sterling Steward, Jr., has resigned to take a new position as the director of athletics for the University of Alaska Fairbanks. His resignation is effective September 28, 2018. While at Savannah State, Steward oversaw 15 National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) Division I sports. “Mr. Steward’s leadership helped bring home championships and accolades for … Continue reading “SSU Director of Athletics Sterling Steward, Jr., Takes New Position”

Sports With Walter Moore

By Savannah Tribune | August 29, 2018

SSU Starts D-II Process Savannah State, along with two other institutions, have been notified by the NCAA that they have been accepted into the Division II membership process and will begin the first year of the process. Joining SSU were Benedictine University (Illinois) and The University of Texas at Tyler. While Savannah State is moving down from Division I, Benedictine … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Sports With Walter Moore

By Savannah Tribune | August 22, 2018

SSU Boosters Sponsoring Bus To SSU-FAMU Game The Savannah State Community Booster Club is sponsoring a day trip to the SSU Tigers vs. Florida A&M Rattlers football game in Tallahassee, Fla., on Saturday, September 22, 2018. The cost of the trip, including transportation (charter bus) and game ticket, is $85 per person. The bus will start loading at 7:30 a.m. … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”