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By Savannah Tribune | December 04, 2019

SSU Coaches Focusing On Recruiting With the 2019 season over, the Savannah State football staff have now turned their efforts into recruiting mode. The Tigers will lose 13 seniors off of a squad that posted a overall record of 7-3 which included a 5-0 conference mark in their first season back in Division II. When asked what positions he deemed … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Marcus Scott Named SIAC Newcomer of the Week

By Savannah Tribune | December 04, 2019

Savannah State freshman Marcus Scott was named the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Newcomer of the Week in a press release from the conference office on Tuesday after an outstanding performance in an 89-79 win over Kentucky State last week. Scott, a Hinesville, Ga. native, led the Tigers in their first win of the season, with a season-high 21 points. … Continue reading “Marcus Scott Named SIAC Newcomer of the Week”

Einaj Carter Named SIAC Freshman of the Year

By Savannah Tribune | November 27, 2019

Savannah State freshman Einaj Carter was named the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Freshman of the Year for his performance during the historic 2019 season, according to a press release from the league office Thursday afternoon. Along with Carter, seven Savannah State student athletes were named to the SIAC All-Conference teams. The yearly post-season poll is voted on by sports … Continue reading “Einaj Carter Named SIAC Freshman of the Year”

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By Savannah Tribune | November 27, 2019

Stevens Makes All Conference Team Savannah native Ameen Stevens was one of 15 football players from Lenoir-Rhyne to make the 2019 South Atlantic Conference all conference team. Stevens finished the regular season with 113 carries for 554 yards and 12 touchdowns. He also caught eight passes for 54 yards. His best game of the season came in a win against … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Savannah State Volleyball Finishes Turbulent 2019 Season Strong

By Savannah Tribune | November 27, 2019

Undercut from the beginning by tragedy and injury, the 2019 Savannah State volleyball team accomplished much more than anyone anticipated this season. The Lady Tigers, in their first year of competition within the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC), earned six conference wins, enough to make the SIAC Championship as the No. 4 seed from the East Division. They finish 9-18 … Continue reading “Savannah State Volleyball Finishes Turbulent 2019 Season Strong”

NAIA Senior Football Classic Tickets On Sale

By Savannah Tribune | November 27, 2019

Tickets are now on sale for the inaugural National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Senior Football Classic. The game will be held on Saturday, December 14, at Memorial Stadium, beginning at 5 p.m. at Memorial Stadium with a Christmas themed firework show to follow. This event will bring some of the NAIA’s best football players for an all-star game showdown in … Continue reading “NAIA Senior Football Classic Tickets On Sale”

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By Savannah Tribune | November 20, 2019

Gillis Leads SSU Women Over Morris Le’Andrea Gillis scored a career-high 31 points to lead the Savannah State women’s basketball team to a 91-71 win over Morris College on November 15 in Tiger Arena. The sophomore from Soperton, Georgia made 11 of 18 shots from the field and hit five 3-pointers. She also had five rebounds and five steals. Ta’Kyla … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Lady Tigers Fall To Clark Atlanta, 1-3, in Final Home Game

By Savannah Tribune | November 20, 2019

In their final home game of the regular season, the Savannah State Lady Tigers dropped a Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) match to Clark Atlanta on Tuesday, 1-3. Prior to the match, the Lady Tigers honored their lone senior, Jamese Scott. SSU will return seven of their starters from this season for the 2020 schedule. Savannah State finishes the regular … Continue reading “Lady Tigers Fall To Clark Atlanta, 1-3, in Final Home Game”

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By Savannah Tribune | November 13, 2019

Tigers Close Season With Win Over EWC The Savannah State football team closed their 2019 season with a 49-19 road win over Edward Waters in Jacksonville, Florida on November 9 in a game played at First Coast High School. SSU led 21-0 after one quarter of play as quarterback D’Vonn Gibbons had touchdown runs of 23 and five yards and … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Savannah State Men’s And Women’s Basketball Teams Release 2019-2020 Schedules

By Savannah Tribune | November 13, 2019

Tigers and Lady Tigers to host 14 home games Both the Savannah State men’s and women’s basketball teams announced their 2019-20 schedules recently. Both teams opened the season with an exhibition double-header in Tiger Arena against the Fort Stewart base team—a conglomerate of active and reserve military personnel stationed in Savannah. The exhibition game was Savannah State basketball’s military night. … Continue reading “Savannah State Men’s And Women’s Basketball Teams Release 2019-2020 Schedules”