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Fortnite World Cup Brings eSports To The Main Stage

By Savannah Tribune | July 31, 2019

This past weekend, hundreds of people descended upon the sold-out Arthur Ashe Stadium in the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York to witness 100 players, with an average age of 16, battle it out in the Fortnite World Cup for a prize pot worth $30m. For those unfamiliar with Fortnite, it is an online crossover video game … Continue reading “Fortnite World Cup Brings eSports To The Main Stage”

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By Savannah Tribune | July 24, 2019

Habersham Earns Preseason Honor Savannah native and current Albany State running back McKinley Habersham was recently named to the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference preseason all conference team. The 5-9 senior, who play at Memorial Day during his school years, was named to the second team. During the 2018 season, Habersham was second on the team in rushing with 596 yards … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Florida Memorial To Bring Back Football

By Savannah Tribune | July 24, 2019

After a 61-year hiatus, the president and board of trustees at Florida Memorial plan to bring back football to the south Florida campus. The first Lions team took the field back in 1929 when they competed in the South Atlantic Intercollegiate Association. The last football game played by the Lions earned a 14-8 win over Albany State in 1958. The … Continue reading “Florida Memorial To Bring Back Football”

2020 Olympics: New and Noteworthy

By Savannah Tribune | July 24, 2019

The 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan are a year away. In this upcoming Olympics there will be new sports, new tech and some of the familiar faces from previous Olympic Games. The Tokyo Olympics is rolling out a series of new tech to improve the games as well as to appeal to the younger crowd that will be attending. Two … Continue reading “2020 Olympics: New and Noteworthy”

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By Savannah Tribune | July 17, 2019

SSU Attends SIAC Football Media Day If being snubbed by preseason predictions is a source of motivation, the Savannah State football team will have all it needs heading into the new season. The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference held their annual Football Media Day at the College Football Hall of Fame on July 9 and the Tigers were picked to finish … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Indie Rock Band, The Strumbellas To Headline Rock ‘N’ Roll Savannah

By Savannah Tribune | July 17, 2019

The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series® is excited to announce The Strumbellas as the headliner for the 2019 Rock ‘n’ Roll® Savannah Marathon & ½ Marathon. On Saturday, Nov. 3, The Strumbellas will take to the Rock ‘n’ Roll Concert Stage outside the finish line festival at Forsyth Park. The Strumbellas are an indie rock sextet that have previously performed … Continue reading “Indie Rock Band, The Strumbellas To Headline Rock ‘N’ Roll Savannah”

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By Savannah Tribune | July 10, 2019

The NCAA Committee on Infractions (COI) hit Savannah State University with a two-year probation after SSU acknowledged to the COI of violations pertaining to student-athlete eligibility over five academic years starting in 2013-2014 through 2017-2018. The probation will last from June 20, 2019 to June 19, 2021. The NCAA’s findings are related to ten sports offered by SSU which include … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

U.S. Women’s Soccer Wins World Cup

By Savannah Tribune | July 10, 2019

On Sunday, the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) won the final game of the Women’s World Cup, (2- 0), against the Netherlands. This is their second consecutive World Cup win. The team arrived Monday night in New York after a celebration filled flight from France. There was dancing, hugs between teammates and the US team received shirts made to … Continue reading “U.S. Women’s Soccer Wins World Cup”

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By Savannah Tribune | July 03, 2019

Smith Signs Pro Basketball Contract Former Savannah State basketball player Jahlin Smith has signed his first professional contract with TSV NEUSTADT TEMPS SHOOTERS in Germany. During the 2018-19 season, the Barnwell, South Carolina native started 11 of the 26 played he played in and averaged 5.5 points and 3.1 rebounds per game. The 6-foot-7 Smith scored 20 points against Georgia, … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Fifteen Year-Old Coco Gauff Beats Venus Williams at Wimbledon

By Savannah Tribune | July 03, 2019

Cori “Coco” Gauff, 15, faced off against her idol Venus Williams at Wimbledon during her tournament debut. She beat the 39-year-old Williams 6-4 in their first-round clash at the All England Club. The 39-year-old Williams is considered Wimbledon royalty as she has been part of the All England Club family for over two decades – having won the singles title … Continue reading “Fifteen Year-Old Coco Gauff Beats Venus Williams at Wimbledon”