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By Savannah Tribune | January 13, 2021

Miller Leaves SSU For Job in South Dakota Dr. Kimberly Miller, who served as Savannah State University’s Deputy Athletic Director and Senior Women’s Administrator since February 2019, has resigned from her post and has taken a job at Augustana University, a Division II school in Suix Falls, South Dakota. Miller’s last day at SSU was December 24. At Augustana, Miller … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Savannah State Offensive Lineman Michael Johnson Invited To Tropical Bowl

By Savannah Tribune | January 13, 2021

Two days before Christmas, Savannah State offensive lineman Michael Johnson accepted an offer to play in the 2021 SPIRAL Tropical Bowl. The 2021 Tropical Bowl will be held on Jan. 17 at 11 a.m. and is being streamed live on FloSports. Into its sixth iteration, theannual SPIRAL Tropical Bowl is a premier FBS Division I College Football All-Star Game held … Continue reading “Savannah State Offensive Lineman Michael Johnson Invited To Tropical Bowl”

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By Savannah Tribune | January 06, 2021

CIAA Cancels 2021 Basketball Season Due to growing concerns related to COVID-19, the Board of Directors for the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) has voted to cancel the upcoming men’s and women’s basketball seasons, which was set to begin January 9, to include the 2021 CIAA Basketball Tournament. In addition, the board also voted to cancel the women’s volleyball season, … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Savannah State Football To Play West Alabama In Gulf Coast Challenge

By Savannah Tribune | January 06, 2021

The Gulf Coast Challenge, powered by the Mobile Sports Authority, announced in a press release on Tuesday morning that Savannah State football will face off against the University of West Alabama on March 13, 2021 at 4 p.m. CST/5 p.m. EST. The third annual Gulf Coast Challenge will be held at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Alabama and is being presented … Continue reading “Savannah State Football To Play West Alabama In Gulf Coast Challenge”

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By Savannah Tribune | December 30, 2020

Wright Earns Big 12 Honor The Big 12 Conference recently announced its annual All-Big 12 Conference teams and individual awards, as voted on by the league’s 10 head coaches. Among the 2020 honorees is Savannah native Winston Wright Jr. who is a wide receiver at West Virginia University. Wright was one of 13 Mountaineer players to earn All-Big 12 honors. … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

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By Savannah Tribune | December 23, 2020

Longtime SSU Golf Coach Retires Art Gelow, Savannah State University’s longtime men’s and women’s golf coach has called it quits. Gelow’s last day with SSU was August 31. Gelow was hired in February 2002 by former SSU athletic director Hank Ford. Since coming to Savannah State, Gelow states that his teams have claimed 33 Division I golf tournament titles. Since … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

SIAC Delays Start Of Winter, Spring Sports

By Savannah Tribune | December 23, 2020

In consideration of the health and safety factors of student-athletes and staff, the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has delayed the start of winter and spring sports until March 1, 2021, according to a press release from the conference office. Possibly impacted Savannah State sports include men’s and women’s basketball, women’s tennis, men’s and women’s golf, outdoor men’s and women’s … Continue reading “SIAC Delays Start Of Winter, Spring Sports”

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By Savannah Tribune | December 16, 2020

Fundraiser To Help Former SSU Football Player Family and friends are coming together to help out Michael Mayfield, Sr. in his time of need. The former Savannah State football player has battled health issues over the years and the fight continues. Mayfield has been unable to work in recent months due to having liver and colon cancer. Most recently he … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Savannah State Basketball Teams To Play 12-Game SIAC Schedule

By Savannah Tribune | December 16, 2020

Savannah State men’s and women’s basketball will each play a 12-game Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) schedule beginning on January 9, 2021. Following the SIAC’s directive, the Tigers will trade hosting two conference games each weekend for the months of January and February. Both teams will play each of the other teams in the SIAC East Division twice, culminating in … Continue reading “Savannah State Basketball Teams To Play 12-Game SIAC Schedule”

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By Savannah Tribune | December 09, 2020

Former Savannah State University track and field student-athletes are doing their part to give back to their alma mater. Recently, Savannah State graduate and former track and field star Rondrick Parker, representing the newly formed Track and Field Booster Club, presented a check for $1,500 to his former coach Theodore Whitaker, head coach of SSU’s men’s and women’s track & … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”