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By Savannah Tribune | September 16, 2020

Savannah native Harrison Pratt was recently sworn in to practice law in the state of Georgia. The August 12th ceremony took place in front of family at the Chatham County Courthouse with Chatham County Superior Court Judge John E. Morse, Jr. doing the honors. Now, Harrison is able to practice law in two states-Georgia and South Carolina. Since 2017 Harrison … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Naomi Osaka Breaks Social Justice Barrier

By Savannah Tribune | September 16, 2020

On Saturday, the 22-year old Naomi Osaka took home her second U.S. Open Championship in three years and her third major title, earning her cheers from around the world. Osaka broke barriers when she entered the scene as the half-Japanese, half-Haitian player who bested Serena Williams for a Grand Slam title. Now, she’s making waves as a social justice activist … Continue reading “Naomi Osaka Breaks Social Justice Barrier”

Sports With Walter Moore

By Savannah Tribune | September 09, 2020

Lanier Signs With New Orleans Saints Savannah native Anthony Lanier recently signed a free agent football contract with the New Orleans Saints. The 6-foot-6 and 285 pound defensive end spent the 2018 season on the Los Angeles Chargers practice squad after break out season with Washington in 2017, playing 339 snaps and notching five sacks, 10 quarterback hits, six pass … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Sports With Walter Moore

By Savannah Tribune | September 02, 2020

The Southwestern Athletic Conference recently announced the schedules for all ten SWAC schools for the upcoming 2021 spring football season. The schedule includes one non-conference open date for each team and conference contests scheduled each week beginning in Week One. Additionally, the league has designated a bye week for each team during the week of March 13 to ensure that … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Sports With Walter Moore

By Savannah Tribune | August 26, 2020

Fitch Named AD At Allen University Former Savannah State University athletic director Dr. Jerome Fitch has been named athletic director for Allen University. Fitch brings a wealth of knowledge and extensive experience in athletic administration, most recently at the Claflin University, where he was instrumental in the University’s transition from a NAIA school to NCAA Division II by ensuring institutional … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Former Tiger Athletes Laid To Rest

By Savannah Tribune | August 26, 2020

The Savannah State community continues to mourn the recent deaths of former athletes Tracey Russell, Napoleon Grimes and Peter Ladson. Russell was a native of Darlington, South Carolina and was a member of the 1990 SSU football. He expired on August 3, 2020 in a Florence, SC hospital at age 52. The former offensive lineman earned a football scholarship to … Continue reading “Former Tiger Athletes Laid To Rest”

Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Cancels 2020 Savannah Race

By Savannah Tribune | August 26, 2020

Organizers of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series have canceled the Savannah race scheduled for November 7-8 weekend. Race owners and organizers, the Ironman Group, released the following statement: “With the health and safety of our community being an utmost priority, and based on the mandate from the State of Georgia in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Rock ‘n’ … Continue reading “Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Cancels 2020 Savannah Race”

Sports With Walter Moore

By Savannah Tribune | August 19, 2020

The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has made the very difficult decision to extend the suspension of all sporting and championship events through the Fall of 2020. This decision was primarily predicated on the overarching concern shared by all SIAC member institutions with regard to the health and safety of our student athletes, coaches, students, staff, fans and other campus … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

SCCPSS Statement on Fall 2020 Sports

By Savannah Tribune | August 19, 2020

After careful consideration, SCCPSS has developed a plan of action for a safe and healthy return to athletic competition. This will allow additional time to assess all public health conditions and ensure clarity of protocols with staff and stakeholders regarding participation in competitions. SCCPSS will have a delayed start to the Fall sports season. SCCPSS will only participate in intra-district … Continue reading “SCCPSS Statement on Fall 2020 Sports”

Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity Receives $8,000 Second Annual Roto-Rooter Royal Flush Casino Night™

By Savannah Tribune | August 19, 2020

Habitat for Humanity received an $8,000 donation from Roto-Rooter Plumbers of Savannah in support of the organization’s mission to provide local low-income families with affordable homes and build the foundations for better lives. The donation was raised through the second annual Roto-Rooter Royal Flush Casino Night™, held earlier this year at Savannah Station. With nearly 200 attendees, guests had the … Continue reading “Coastal Empire Habitat for Humanity Receives $8,000 Second Annual Roto-Rooter Royal Flush Casino Night™”