Because of a scheduling conflict, the football game between Savannah State and North Greenville has been canceled. The teams were supposed to have met October 10 in Savannah. North Greenville will play Samford in a Thursday night game Oct. 8. SSU will not schedule another opponent and will play a 10- game schedule.
Savannah State president Dr.Earl Yarbrough has appointed Dr. Ken Jordan as the faculty athletics representative for the SSU athletics department. Employed at SSU since 1989, Jordan is a professor in the department of social and behavioral sciences. Jordan is also pastor of St. Luke Independent Methodist Church in Metter,GA. A 1969 graduate of North Carolina Central, Jordan played saxophone in the NCCU band.
Broncos To Honor
The Denver Broncos will honor former tight end Shannon Sharpe by placing him in the Ring of Honor. The ceremony will take place September 20 at halftime of the Denver 2009 home opener against the Cleveland Browns. The Savannah State grad played 12 seasons with the Broncos.
The Savannah Lady Warriors (2-0) traveled to Hinesville on May 23 and returned home with a 115-32 win over the upstart C-Port Hornets. Calisha Yates led five Savannah players in double figures with 26 points. Toni Jones had 22 points, Lashara Smith added 16 points and seven rebounds, Sernesha Smith had 14 points, 12 assists and eight steals while Ayesha Barkley chipped 13 points, 11 rebounds and nine blocks.