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By Savannah Tribune | March 13, 2019

Savannah State Hires Quinn As Football Coach Savannah State University has removed the interim tag and has hired Shawn Quinn as the Tigers new head football coach. In making the formal announcement on March 7, SSU athletics director Opio Mashariki said that Quinn was the best fit for the job at the current time. Other finalists include Edward Waters head … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

SSU Asst. Football Coach Glenn Davis and Team Members Worship at Tremont Temple

By Savannah Tribune | March 13, 2019

Savannah State University Assistant Footballl Coach/Defensive Back Glenn Davis along with members of the SSU Football Team worshipped with the Tremont Temple Missionary Baptist Family this past Sunday. Pastor Quentin J. Morris, Sr. is pictured far right with Coach Glenn Davis standing next to him. “We are honored to have Coach Davis and members of the SSU Footbball team to … Continue reading “SSU Asst. Football Coach Glenn Davis and Team Members Worship at Tremont Temple”

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By Savannah Tribune | March 06, 2019

Benlevi Scores 1000th Point For Panthers Savannah native Malik Benlevi became the 22nd player in the history Georgia State University to score 1,000 career points on February 28 when he helped the Panthers defeat Arkansas State 76-60 in the GSU Sports Arena. In the win over the Wolves, Benlevi had 10 points and six rebounds. The Jenkins High grad was … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Tigers End Game With 3-3 Tie

By Savannah Tribune | March 06, 2019

The Savannah State baseball game with Nebraska-Omaha on March 3 at Tiger Field ended with a 3-3 tie. The Mavericks won the first game in the three-game series on March 1 by a score of 2-0. The Tigers bounced back to claim a come from behind 5-4 win on March 11 that took 11 innings. In thew fist game, Jalen … Continue reading “Tigers End Game With 3-3 Tie”

NCAA MARCH MADNESS

By Savannah Tribune | March 06, 2019

March Madness will be held starting Tuesday, March 19, 2019 – Monday, April 8, 2019. For time, dates, and the NCAA tournament schedule, please visit www.ncaa.com/news/basketball men/article/selection-sunday-2019-time-dates-schedule and-everything

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By Savannah Tribune | February 27, 2019

The search for a new head football coach at Savannah State is down to the final three candidates. The search committee, which is headed up by SSU vice president of student affairs Dr. Carl Walton, reviewed the 100 or so applications and selected Greg Ruffin, Chennis Berry and Shawn Quinn as the top three candidates. Curently, Ruffin is the head … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

McGriff Returns To Auburn

By Savannah Tribune | February 27, 2019

Wesley McGriff, who coached on the 2016 Auburn football staff is returning to the program as a defensive assistant coach. McGriff spent the past two seasons as the Ole Miss defensive coordinator. A native of Tifton, Georgia, McGriff played cornerback, running back and wide receiver for the Tift County High School state championship team. He played at South Carolina State … Continue reading “McGriff Returns To Auburn”

Chambers Earns All Conference Honor

By Savannah Tribune | February 27, 2019

Jenkins High graduate Dimetri Chambers was named to the All-Old Dominion Athletic Conference Third Team for his play during the 2018-19 regular season. This is the second straight season Chambers has earned third-team honors. Chambers,a sophomore guard at Bridgewater College, led the Eagles in scoring this season, averaging 15.6 points per game. Chambers scored a career-high 28 points three times … Continue reading “Chambers Earns All Conference Honor”

Tigers Swept By NCCU

By Savannah Tribune | February 27, 2019

The Savannah State men’s and women’s basketball teams traveled to Durham, North Carolina on February 23 and were swept by North Carolina Central. NCCU won the women’s game 77-65. Savannah State (6-16, 4-9 MEAC), who has lost three in a row, was led by Myasia Jones who scored 11 points and Alexxus Sowell who had 10 points and seven rebounds. … Continue reading “Tigers Swept By NCCU”

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By Savannah Tribune | February 20, 2019

Clarence Wilson, the former radio commentator for Savannah State University football broadcasts, has died. He was 67. Wilson died on January 25, under Hospice Care in Savannah. “Clarence was an amazing man who would literally give someone the shirt off his back if they needed it,” said Savannah State athletics director Opio Mashariki. “I’ve known Clarence for over 14 years. … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”