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By Savannah Tribune | June 22, 2022

Gillis To Play Final Season At Georgia Southern Former Savannah State women’s basketball standout Le’Andrea Gillis will play her final season of college basketball at Georgia Southern as a graduate transfer. During the 2021- 22 season, the 5-foot-10 guard helped the Lady Tigers to a 27-3 record while averaging 14.3 points and four rebounds a game. She averaged 15.1 points … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

IOC Announces Refugee Athlete Scholarship-Holders Aiming For Paris 2024

By Savannah Tribune | June 22, 2022

Ahead of World Refugee Day on 20 June 2022, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has released the initial list of 44 athletes who have been awarded Olympic Scholarships for Refugee Athletes to help them train towards the goal of being selected for the IOC Refugee Olympic Team Paris 2024. The 44 athletes come from 12 countries, are hosted by 16 … Continue reading “IOC Announces Refugee Athlete Scholarship-Holders Aiming For Paris 2024”

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By Savannah Tribune | June 15, 2022

The Savannah State football alumni family lost two members recently with the deaths of John Eric McCoy and Eric Simmons. McCoy, 57, died on May 28 at Northside Hospital in Lawrenceville, Georgia while Simmons, 64, died on June 3 at The Resorts in Pooler. Both were known by their nicknames to teammates and friends. Many at Savannah State knew Mc- … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Savannah State’s Joseph Smith Named To ABCA All-Region Team

By Savannah Tribune | June 15, 2022

Savannah State slugger Joseph Smith has been named to the ABCA/ Rawlings NCAA Division II South All-Region First Team, according to a press release from the organization. The teams are voted on by members of the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) and led by a committee. The ABCA, founded in 1945, is the primary professional organization for baseball coaches at … Continue reading “Savannah State’s Joseph Smith Named To ABCA All-Region Team”

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By Savannah Tribune | June 08, 2022

Akins To Compete At Track Championships Savannah native and current Kennesaw State athlete Jasmine Akins finished 12th in the women’s long jump with a leap of 6.08m (19’11.5”) at the NCAA Division I East Preliminary Championships on May 26 which were held at Haugh Track and Field on the campus of Indiana University. Akins jump qualified her for a chance … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

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By Savannah Tribune | June 01, 2022

Savannah State Releases 2022 Football Schedule Savannah State University has released their 2022 football schedule. The schedule features four home games, four away games and one neutral site contest. Savannah State was scheduled to open the season on September 3 at Livingstone College, but the Blue Bears pulled out of the game. The date remains open with the possibility of … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

City of Savannah Honors Savannah State Athletics For Successful Year

By Savannah Tribune | June 01, 2022

Savannah State Athletics was honored on Thursday evening by the Mayor of Savannah and the Savannah City Council for a highly successful 2021- 2022 athletic year. In a special presentation prior to the city council meeting, Mayor Van Johnson recognized Savannah State Athletics for the year’s many achievements. “It proves you can get anywhere from here,” Mayor Van Johnson said … Continue reading “City of Savannah Honors Savannah State Athletics For Successful Year”

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By Savannah Tribune | May 25, 2022

SSU Softball Players Earn SIAC Honors Savannah State softball players Casey Sims and Morgan Green have earned Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) All-Conference honors for their play during the 2022 season. Both players earned all conference second team honors. During the regular season, Sims has a 2-0 record with a 3.15 earned run average as a pitcher. The senior from … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Suggs Wins CIAA Award

By Savannah Tribune | May 25, 2022

After helping to guide one of the most successful seasons in school history, Claflin University Deputy Director of Athletics Marilynn Stacey-Suggs was honored as the 2022 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Senior Woman Administrator of the Year. The honor was given to her at the CIAA Annual Spring General Assembly and End of Year Awards Reception in Baltimore, Maryland. The … Continue reading “Suggs Wins CIAA Award”

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By Savannah Tribune | May 18, 2022

Carter and Akins Win At ASUN Championships Savannah natives Samuel Carter and Jasmine Akins both did well as the ASUN Outdoor Track & Field Championships that were held in Jacksonville, Florida on May 12-14 on the campus of North Florida. Carter, a senior who represented Eastern Kentucky, won first place in the men’s triple jump with a personal best leap … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”