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By Savannah Tribune | May 20, 2020

Lamar Transfers To UTPB Savannah native Trevion Lamar will play his senior season of college basketball at the University of Texas Permian Basin, a Division II school that competes in the Lone Star Conference. “Trevion brings a great deal of versatility, talent, and length to the Falcon program,” said UTPB head coach Josh Newman. “As a player, he is a … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

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By Savannah Tribune | May 13, 2020

Former Texas State linebacker Bryan London II has signed a undrafted free agent contract to play professional football with the Los Angeles Rams. London was born in Savannah but left town at an early age because his father was in the military. His mother, Kim Hendrix London was raised in Savannah and graduated from St. Vincent’s Academy. London’s maternal grandparents … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Savannah State Confers 11 Student-Athletes Degrees In Virtual Commencement

By Savannah Tribune | May 13, 2020

Joining the largest class to ever graduate from Savannah State, 11 student athletes received their degrees during the University’s virtual commencement ceremony Saturday, May 9. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the student athletes, alongside over 400 other Savannah State students, were recognized during a live-streamed event honoring the Class of 2020. Savannah State alumnus Shannon Sharpe appeared in a video … Continue reading “Savannah State Confers 11 Student-Athletes Degrees In Virtual Commencement”

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By Savannah Tribune | May 06, 2020

Former SSU Player Signs With Colts Former Savannah State football player Donald Rutledge, Jr. has signed a undrafted free agent contract with the Indianapolis Colts. Rutledge played two seasons at Savannah State, from 2017-18. The Sumter, South Carolina native also earned a degree in civil engineering in 2018 from SSU. Rutledge started his collegiate career as a walk-on at The … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Savannah Golf Championship Rescheduled for Week of September 28, 2020

By Savannah Tribune | May 06, 2020

The Korn Ferry Tour announced today additional modifications and details regarding the restart of the 2020 schedule and a fall calendar of events that will be part of a one-time, combined 2020-21 Korn Ferry Tour season. Included in the fall series of tournaments is the Savannah Golf Championship, which will be contested the week of September 28-October 4 at The … Continue reading “Savannah Golf Championship Rescheduled for Week of September 28, 2020”

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By Savannah Tribune | April 29, 2020

Johnson Leaves SSU For Colorado Savannah State University wide receivers coach BJ Johnson has resigned his position on the Tigers football staff and has joined the coaching staff at the University of Colorado as a defensive graduate assistant. Johnson spent one season with the Tigers and helped SSU to their first winning season since 1998. In a run oriented offense, … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Chicago Bulls Hire First African American General Manager

By Savannah Tribune | April 29, 2020

This past Sunday night it was reported by ESPN’S Adrian Wojnarowski that “Marc Eversley has agreed to a deal to become the Chicago Bulls new general manager.” If this agreement comes to fruition, Eversley will be the Bulls’ first African American GM in the team’s history. Eversley, formerly the Philadelphia 76ers Senior Vice President of Player Personnel, will be joining … Continue reading “Chicago Bulls Hire First African American General Manager”

You Can Still Win a Boat Even Though This Year’s Wolfson Children’s Hospital Bass Tournament Is Cancelled

By Savannah Tribune | April 29, 2020

The 31st Annual Wolfson Children’s Hospital Bass Tournament is not happening due to efforts to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), but there is still an opportunity to enter the tournament’s chance drawing to win a bass boat and help children with congenital heart disease at Wolfson Children’s Hospital of Jacksonville. Everyone is invited to enter … Continue reading “You Can Still Win a Boat Even Though This Year’s Wolfson Children’s Hospital Bass Tournament Is Cancelled”

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By Savannah Tribune | April 22, 2020

The Holmes Community College Board of Trustees has named Raymond Gross as the Bulldogs’ next head football coach. Gross replaces Jeff Koonz, who retired in January 2020. Koonz worked 15 years at Holmes, serving the last nine as head coach. The 2019 season was Gross’ sixth at Holmes Community College. The last two years, the Midway, Georgia native served as … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

A Proper Honor for Hog Hammock/ Sapelo Island Native Son Allen Bailey of the Atlanta Falcons

By Savannah Tribune | April 22, 2020

Last year, Georgia Public Service Commissioner Tim Echols finished a year-long project to add a solar array to the Hog Hammock Public Library on Sapelo Island. During the unveiling ceremony, Commissioner Echols realized that Hog Hammock native son Allen Bailey, an NFL player, was honored with a sign saying he played for the Kansas City Chiefs. Well, since 2019, Bailey … Continue reading “A Proper Honor for Hog Hammock/ Sapelo Island Native Son Allen Bailey of the Atlanta Falcons”