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By Savannah Tribune | February 19, 2020

Tigers Beat Paine 80-76 Marcus Scott and Avery Joyner both scored 24 points to lead the Savannah State men’s basketball team to a 80-76 road win over Paine on February 15. Trey Deloach added 12 points and 10 rebounds while Zion Williams had 11 points and seven rebounds. On Feb. 12, the Tigers fell to Miles 65-56 in a game … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Kameryn Baker Named SIAC Player of the Week

By Savannah Tribune | February 19, 2020

Savannah State’s Kameryn Baker was named the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Softball Player of the Week, according to a release from the conference office Monday morning. The junior first baseman hit .219 with seven RBI over four games for the Lady Tigers this week. She had 26 putouts and three assists in the field. SSU split the week—falling to … Continue reading “Kameryn Baker Named SIAC Player of the Week”

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By Savannah Tribune | February 12, 2020

As the world continues to come to grip with the unexpected death of former professional basketball star Kobe Bryant, Savannah State University basketball player Marcus Scott V recalls meeting the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania native about eight years ago. On January 26, 2020, Bryant, along with his daughter Gigi and seven others, died in helicopter crash about 30 miles from Los Angeles, … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Tigers Earn Split With Morehouse

By Savannah Tribune | February 12, 2020

The Savannah State men’s basketball team traveled to Atlanta on February 3 and left the capitol city with a 67-62 setback. Morehouse’s Xavier Brewer hit a 3-pointer with 31 seconds left to give the Maroon Tigers a 65-62 lead. and then added a pair of free throws with a second remaining to seal the win. Marcus Scott and Rico Bonds … Continue reading “Tigers Earn Split With Morehouse”

North Carolina A&T To Leave MEAC

By Savannah Tribune | February 12, 2020

North Carolina A&T announced on February 7th that it will leave the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference and will move to the Big South Conference in 2021. A&T will become the Big South’s 12th fulltime member and Aggie teams will be immediately eligible for Big South titles upon entry to the conference. The North Carolina A&T football program has won at least … Continue reading “North Carolina A&T To Leave MEAC”

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By Savannah Tribune | February 05, 2020

Savannah State Opens Softball Season The Savannah State softball team opened their 2020 season by hosting Claflin and Emory-Riddle on February 1 at the SSU Softball Field. The Lady Tigers dropped both games, losing to Claflin 13-4 and 10-0 to Emory-Riddle. Against Claflin, Morgan Green had two hits for SSU while Kameryn Baker and Jocelyn Lozano drove in two runs … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

SSU Baseball Ranked In Preseason Poll

By Savannah Tribune | February 05, 2020

The Black College Nines have ranked the Savannah State baseball team eighth in their 2020 preseason small college poll. Albany State sits as the No. 1 team in the HBCU Baseball Pre-Season Small School Poll this year. The Golden Rams were the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference regular season champion and finished second in the conference tournament, but with key position … Continue reading “SSU Baseball Ranked In Preseason Poll”

Tigers Compete At Carolina Challenge

By Savannah Tribune | February 05, 2020

The Savannah State men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams returned to Columbia this weekend for the 2020 Carolina Challenge, hosted by the University of South Carolina. Several Tigers and Lady Tigers bested their own efforts this weekend, earning strong finishes amongst the top tier of collegiate track and field athletes. Out front for the Tigers was Ny’em Bozeman, … Continue reading “Tigers Compete At Carolina Challenge”

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By Savannah Tribune | January 29, 2020

Harris, Former Liberty Coach And Educator Dies Family and friends filled into the Midway Middle School Gymnasium on January 18 to remember former Liberty County coach and educator Samuel B. Harris, who died on Jan. 12 at his Midway residence at the age of 84. In 1963, Harris started teaching biology at the old Liberty County High School. He also … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Savannah State Softball Opens 2020 Season Looking To Repeat Division I Success

By Savannah Tribune | January 29, 2020

Savannah State softball enters the program’s 18th season in 2020 with a new division and a new conference for the first time in nearly two decades. The Lady Tigers spent seven seasons competing in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) and 16 years at the NCAA Division I level with a good bit of success. They open the 2020 season as … Continue reading “Savannah State Softball Opens 2020 Season Looking To Repeat Division I Success”