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By Savannah Tribune | April 15, 2020

Curtis Campbell, a veteran administrator with nearly 20 years of experience in intercollegiate athletics at both NCAA Division II and Division III schools, was hired as Morehouse College’s new Athletics Director (AD), on March 14, 2020. Campbell, who will begin his new role on July 1, will replace Interim Athletics Director Javarro Edwards, a successful businessman, community leader, and member … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

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By Savannah Tribune | April 08, 2020

Savannah State athletic director Opio Mashariki held a virtual press conference on April 1 concerning the athletic department’s reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic. “The sudden end of spring sports has been disappointing for all of us,” he told the local media. On May 12, all SSU team activities were cancelled. “Our primary concern is always the health and safety of … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Sports With Walter Moore

By Savannah Tribune | April 01, 2020

Benedictine Military School has hired Dr. Frank Williams as an English teacher and varsity basketball head coach, BC Principal Jacob Horne announced on March 16, 2020. Williams, 61, has more than 25 years of experience in secondary and post-secondary education. He will join BC’s faculty for the 2020-21 school year and will take over coaching BC’s varsity basketball team when … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

2020 Olympics Postponed

By Savannah Tribune | April 01, 2020

As the rapidly growing pandemic COVID19 continues to spread globally, the Olympics have had to call the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to a halt. This is the biggest event to be effected by this pandemic yet, and first in Olympic history. They have rescheduled the games to open July 23, 2021 and close August 8, 2021, with the Paralympics being … Continue reading “2020 Olympics Postponed”

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By Savannah Tribune | March 25, 2020

Locals Make All State Team The Georgia Athletic Coaches Association recently released their 2019- 20 all state team and several local players were among those honored. In girls Class AAA South, six players representing three schools were listed. Beach High had two on the list (Madison Evans and Kaila Rougier), Johnson High had three (Jaida Burgess, Antazia Baker and Amani … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Tigers End Season In Quarterfinals Of SIAC Championship

By Savannah Tribune | March 25, 2020

Although young and untested, the scrappy Savannah State men’s basketball team battled the number one team in the league to the end on Wednesday. The Tigers concluded the 2019-20 season with a 64-85 loss to Miles College in the quarterfinals of the 2020 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Championship. Despite, the lop-sided final score, the Tigers battled hard through most … Continue reading “Tigers End Season In Quarterfinals Of SIAC Championship”

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By Savannah Tribune | March 18, 2020

Lady Tigers Earn SIAC Basketball Honors A trio of players from the Savannah State women’s basketball team have received postseason honors from the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference for their play during the 2019-20 season. Amari Heard was named the SIAC Freshman of the Year, Ta’Kyla Austin was named Newcomer of the Year and Le’Andrea Gillis was named to the All-SIAC … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

SIAC, Savannah State University Athletics Cancels All Games in Response to COVID-19

By Savannah Tribune | March 18, 2020

Savannah State University Athletics has cancelled all games for the remainder of the 2019-20 academic year and suspended practices until further notice. This action was taken following guidance provided by the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) in response to the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). “Our primary concern is always the health and safety of our student-athletes,” Opio Mashariki, … Continue reading “SIAC, Savannah State University Athletics Cancels All Games in Response to COVID-19”

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By Savannah Tribune | March 11, 2020

SSU’s Wilson Invited To HBCU Combine Former Savannah State football player John Wilson is among 52 players who have been invited to attend the NFL’s HBCU Combine in Miami from March 27-28. The event will feature top players from historically black universities who did not participate at the NFL combine. Players will be evaluated in on-field workouts, off-field strength, speed … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Shayna Byers, Cameron Diaz Win SIAC Player of The Week Awards

By Savannah Tribune | March 11, 2020

Savannah State softball’s Shayna Byers and baseball’s Cameron Diaz were named the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Player of the Week for their respective sports, according to a release from the conference office Monday morning. Byers, Savannah State’s lone senior, led the Lady Tigers at the plate in a five-game sweep of Livingstone College and Paine College this past week. … Continue reading “Shayna Byers, Cameron Diaz Win SIAC Player of The Week Awards”