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By Savannah Tribune | August 12, 2020

On June 30, Norfolk State University President Dr. Javaune Adams Gaston announced the appointment of Melody Webb to the position of University Athletics Director. Webb, who is NSU’s first female AD, assumed her new duties on July 1. Webb replaces Marty Miller, who is transitioning to a new senior leadership role in Dr. Adams Gaston’s administrative team after more than … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Savannah State Hires New Coaches and Staff

By Savannah Tribune | August 12, 2020

Savannah State Athletics announced the hiring of a number of new coaches and several additions to its staff ahead of the fall semester. Head Women’s Tennis Coach Chuck Keenan had the interim taken off his title after a nationwide search. Despite several early season obstacles, as interim head coach last season, Keenan put together a full team of players, scheduled … Continue reading “Savannah State Hires New Coaches and Staff”

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By Savannah Tribune | August 05, 2020

Steward Hired at New Orleans Former Savannah State University athletics director Sterling Steward, Jr. has been hired at the University of New Orleans as Assistant Athletic Director for Strategic Revenue Generation. Among Steward’s responsibilities are overseeing the rental of facilities. He oversees rental and scheduling of all university athletic facilities for both internal and external constituents. Steward is also in … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

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By Savannah Tribune | July 29, 2020

Savannah native and former professional football player Avon Riley has died. He was 62 years old. The son of Ivory Boyd and Lucille Riley Stevens, Riley attended Savannah High School where he was a three-sport athlete for the Blue Jackets in football, basketball, and track & field. His play on the gridiron led to him receiving a football scholarship at … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Shahada Karim Talks Intuitive Nutrition in Uncertain Times

By Savannah Tribune | July 29, 2020

Shahada Karim, an influential wellness and fitness expert behind organic bath & body brand Habibi, is sharing her philosophy on intuitive nutrition as the world continues to stress eat during the coronavirus pandemic. “Our diet-obsessed society means no shortage of special meal plans, methods, supplements and the like – all promising to reward us with everything from mental clarity to … Continue reading “Shahada Karim Talks Intuitive Nutrition in Uncertain Times”

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By Savannah Tribune | July 22, 2020

The Bethune Cookman University Board of Trustees unanimously approved an invitation to accept membership into the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) effective July 1, 2021. The move was approved by SWAC membership on June 23rd, and a formal offer was then extended to the university by SWAC Commissioner Charles McClelland. The recommendation was made to the Board of Trustees via a … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Sports Have the Potential to Help Unite Us

By Savannah Tribune | July 22, 2020

As the United States undertakes the most significant reckoning of racism in a generation, symbols of white supremacy still loom large. From Confederate monuments to harmful stereotypes in advertising to the names of professional sports teams, American culture is steeped in it. Eliminating these symbols won’t eradicate racism. But we can’t eradicate racism unless we eliminate them. The Washington, D.C. … Continue reading “Sports Have the Potential to Help Unite Us”

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By Savannah Tribune | July 15, 2020

Slocum To Enter Hall of Fame Former Savannah State football standout Robert Slocum, Jr. has been selected as one of eight individuals to be inducted into the Macon Sports Hall of Fame. However, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, no ceremony will be held this year and the Class of 2020 will now be enshrined on May 4, 2021. When inducted, … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

NCAA Grants Savannah State Full Division II Status

By Savannah Tribune | July 15, 2020

Savannah State University’s return to Division II is virtually complete as the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has granted Savannah State full membership. In a press release distributed Friday, the NCAA states, “Savannah State will become the newest member of Division II beginning September 1. The Division II Membership Committee made the decision earlier this week in a videoconference after … Continue reading “NCAA Grants Savannah State Full Division II Status”

Youth Football Season Canceled

By Savannah Tribune | July 15, 2020

Due to increased concerns about COVID-19, the city of Savannah decided on Friday, July 10, 2020 to cancel the 2020 youth football season. The season was anticipated to occur as part of phase three of the city of Savannah’s phased re-opening plan, which is based on local data showing an ongoing decline in positive COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths. The … Continue reading “Youth Football Season Canceled”