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By Savannah Tribune | November 25, 2020

The Connecticut State Colleges and Universities Board of Regents for Higher Education (BOR) has appointed Dr. Jane Mc- Bride Gates as interim president of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU). The appointment was made on November 19, 2020. Since 2016, Dr. Gates has served as CSCU’s provost and senior vice president for academic and student affairs – a role … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

SSU Boosters Selling Raffle Tickets

By Savannah Tribune | November 25, 2020

The Savannah State University Community Booster Club is having a raffle ticket fundraiser. Raffle Tickets are being sold at $3 each and will be sold until December 11. The winner of the drawing will receive $300. Second prize is $100 and third prize is $50. The drawing will be held on Dec. 12 during the Booster Club Virtual Christmas Party. … Continue reading “SSU Boosters Selling Raffle Tickets”

Allen To Re-Join SIAC

By Savannah Tribune | November 25, 2020

Allen University has officially re-joined the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The unanimous vote of the SIAC Council of Presidents to admit Allen is a bi-product of the NCAA membership committee’s decision to admit Allen as year-one provisional member of the NCAA. Previously, Allen was a member of the SIAC from 1947-68. The university is excited to join the SIAC again … Continue reading “Allen To Re-Join SIAC”

FAMU Athletics Opts Out of Spring Football, Indoor Track and Volleyball

By Savannah Tribune | November 25, 2020

The Florida A&M University Department of Athletics has announced its decision to opt out of the 2021 spring seasons for football, indoor track & field and volleyball. “Florida A&M Athletics’ decision to optout and forgo the 2021 spring football, indoor track & field and volleyball season was made with the health and safety of our student-athletes as our top priority. … Continue reading “FAMU Athletics Opts Out of Spring Football, Indoor Track and Volleyball”

Details of Deion Sanders Contract Released

By Savannah Tribune | November 25, 2020

Deion Sanders and Jackson State University have agreed on a contract that will pay the NFL Hall of Famer $300,000 annually to coach the Tigers football team. The four-year contract starts December 1, 2020 and ends December 2024. In addition to the base salary of $300,000, the contract has the university paying Sanders some incentives such $25,000 for a win … Continue reading “Details of Deion Sanders Contract Released”

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By Savannah Tribune | November 18, 2020

Savannah State University athletic administrative staff members Marissa Campbell and Daijah Freeman have been selected to attend the 2020-21 NCAA Leadership Academy Workshop. Campbell, a Savannah native and a graduate of Jenkins High School and Georgia Southern, is the SSU Assistant Athletics Director for Operations while Freeman, a Flowery Branch, Georgia native and a 2017 SSU alumnae, is the SSU … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Undefeated Warrior Anthony M. Lanier II Foundation Turkey and Food Drive

By Savannah Tribune | November 18, 2020

Savannah native and NFL Defensive End (Free Agent), Anthony M. Lanier II, and his non-profit organization, Undefeated Warrior Foundation, will be hosting his Inaugural Turkey and Food Drive on Saturday, November 21, 2020 at the Carver Village Community Center. This is a drive-thru event and families will pop their trunks to receive Thanksgiving bags filled with a frozen turkey and … Continue reading “Undefeated Warrior Anthony M. Lanier II Foundation Turkey and Food Drive”

Sports With Walter Moore

By Savannah Tribune | November 11, 2020

Longtime Savannah coach and educator Floyd E. Morris has died. Morris died on November 6 at Cloverdale neighborhood home, following a long illness. He was 86. Morris began his career as an educator in 1959 and it lasted until his retirement in 1986. Morris was a health and physical education teacher and an assistant football coach at Sol C. Johnson … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

SIAC, Savannah State Athletics Announce Return to Play Plans For 2021

By Savannah Tribune | November 11, 2020

The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) announced this morning in a press release that it will seek to cautiously and prudently move forward with the 2021 winter and spring sports schedule. Following the SIAC directive, Savannah State men’s and women’s basketball will begin their season on January 9, 2021. The SIAC basketball season will feature a 12-14 game schedule that … Continue reading “SIAC, Savannah State Athletics Announce Return to Play Plans For 2021”

Sports With Walter Moore

By Savannah Tribune | November 04, 2020

SSU Starts Football Practice The Savannah State University football team their began fall practice on October 19. The Tigers will practice for five weeks with on the field practices on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays and weight training on Tuesday and Thursdays. The team should finish up fall drill a week before the Thanksgiving break. Head coach Shawn Quinn has over … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”