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By Savannah Tribune | February 24, 2021

Morehouse Cancels Winter And Spring Sports For 2020-21 Season The Morehouse College department of athletics has announced the decision to cancel all intercollegiate winter and spring sports for the 2020-21 season. This past December the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) announced that it was delaying the start of winter and spring sports until March 1st. After closely monitoring the COVID-19 … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Tiger Woods Injured In Roll-Over Collision, Cops Report

By Savannah Tribune | February 24, 2021

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is reporting that Tiger Woods was injured in a “roll-over collision” Tuesday morning. Cops say Tiger’s vehicle sustained “major damage” and that Tiger was extracted from the vehicle with the jaws of life. According to the L.A. County Sheriff, Woods was traveling northbound on Hawthorne Boulevard, at Blackhorse Road, when he crashed. The vehicle … Continue reading “Tiger Woods Injured In Roll-Over Collision, Cops Report”

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By Savannah Tribune | February 17, 2021

Scott, Former Savannah State Assistant Dies Former Savannah State University assistant football coach Willie Scott has died. Scott battled heart issues for the last few years was in need of a heart and kidney transplant. Scott, who died on February 8, spent two seasons at SSU (2000-01) working with the defensive line and special teams under then head coach William … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Georgia Southern Baseball Has Announced Season Tickets Have Sold Out For The 2021 Regular Season

By Savannah Tribune | February 17, 2021

In order to maintain social distancing guidelines recommended by the CDC and the State of Georgia, J.I. Clements Stadium’s capacity will be limited to approximately 25 percent for the upcoming season. With season tickets sold out, the remaining capacity will be available to Georgia Southern students, player guests and through our premium seating options. To request more information and to … Continue reading “Georgia Southern Baseball Has Announced Season Tickets Have Sold Out For The 2021 Regular Season”

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By Savannah Tribune | February 10, 2021

SC State Women Cancels Remainder of Basketball Season The South Carolina State University Athletics Department announced on February 3 that the women’s basketball team will not complete the remainder of the 2020-21 season due to concerns for the health and safety of the student-athletes. The decision was made after the team was plagued with injuries, leaving the Lady Bulldogs player … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Tigers Ink 18 Recruits On National Signing Day

By Savannah Tribune | February 10, 2021

On National Signing Day, Savannah State Football inked 18 new recruits, adding to a roster that will see a host of student athletes from last year return. Since taking over in 2019, Head Coach Shawn Quinn has followed a modus operandi of recruiting local and regional high-school players and transfers. Of this year’s class, 17 are from Georgia, one is … Continue reading “Tigers Ink 18 Recruits On National Signing Day”

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By Savannah Tribune | February 03, 2021

Tigers Lose Assistant Coach To Benedict Savannah State University wide receiver coach Favian Upshaw has left the program and has taken over as quarterback coach at fellow SIAC school Benedict College. Upshaw joined the SSU staff back in August after spending time at Tulane University where he served as a graduate assistant coach since 2018, earning a master’s degree in … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

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By Savannah Tribune | January 27, 2021

Johnson Invited To Hula Bowl Savannah State offensive lineman Michael Johnson will play in the 2021 Hula Bowl on January 31 which will take place in Honolulu, Hawaii at Aloha Stadium. Johnson participated in the 2021 Spiral Tropical Bowl which was held January 17 in Kissimmee, Florida at Rosa Field at John Bushey Stadium which is the home field of … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

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By Savannah Tribune | January 20, 2021

Mayfield Laid To Rest Former Savannah State University football player Michael Mayfield was laid to rest on January 11, 2021. Mayfield, 57, died on January 5 after a battle with cancer as well as covid-19. The former allaround athlete had been unable to work in recent months due to having liver and colon cancer. Mayfield came to SSU in the … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Savannah State Softball Ranked 6th in HBCU Preseason Poll

By Savannah Tribune | January 20, 2021

In a preseason poll released last week, presented by HBCU Softball, the Savannah State Lady Tigers were ranked No. 6 in NCAA Division II HBCU softball. The Lady Tigers came in above Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) opponents Kentucky State (No. 7), Fort Valley State (No. 8) and Miles College (No. 9). SSU trailed Claflin (No.1), Tuskegee (No. 2), Winston-Salem … Continue reading “Savannah State Softball Ranked 6th in HBCU Preseason Poll”