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SCAD Wins NAIA Bowling Championship

By Savannah Tribune | May 08, 2019

The men’s and women’s bowling teams from The Savannah College of Art & Design won the 2019 NAIA Invitational National Championship. The accomplishment took place in late May in Topeka, Kansas. The men, who were seeded seventh going into match play, defeated Martin Methodist (3-0) in the first round and then went on to defeat William Penn (3-1), Hastings (3-0) … Continue reading “SCAD Wins NAIA Bowling Championship”

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By Savannah Tribune | May 01, 2019

Lewis, Landy Funeralized Funeral services were held for former Savannah State football players Bernard Lewis and Willie Landy on April 27. Lewis, 77, died on April 22 at his home after a bout with cancer. Services were held for Lewis at Coastal Cathedral Church of God. The Steubenville, Ohio native who was also known by the nickname of “Yank” to … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Bailey, Banks Invited To NFL Mini Camp Tryouts

By Savannah Tribune | May 01, 2019

Former Savannah State football players Brandon Bailey and Stefen Banks have been invited to NFL rookie mini camps. Bailey (6-1, 185) has been invited to tryout with the Atlanta Falcons while Banks has been invited for a tryout with the Cleveland Browns. A native of Duncan, South Carolina, Bailey played defensive back for SSU from 2014-16. Bailey finished his career … Continue reading “Bailey, Banks Invited To NFL Mini Camp Tryouts”

SSU Hosts MEAC Men’s Golf Championship 2019

By Savannah Tribune | May 01, 2019

The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Men’s Golf Championship, hosted by Savannah State University began Monday at Crosswinds Golf Club in Savannah, GA. The championship is featuring four-time defending champion Augusta University, Bethune Cookman University, Maryland Eastern Shore, North Carolina A & T, North Carolina Central University and Savannah State University. The threeround championship is being played over the course of … Continue reading “SSU Hosts MEAC Men’s Golf Championship 2019”

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By Savannah Tribune | April 24, 2019

In today’s article, we catch up with former Tompkins High School basketball player Marion Devoe. Devoe grew up in west Savannah on Millikan Street off of Louisville Road. “It was the neighborhood behind the old ice house and currently near St. Mark Baptist Church,” he says. He was one of ten children born to the late Frank and Annie Mae … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

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By Savannah Tribune | April 17, 2019

SCAD Wins NAIA Women’s Swimming Title The Savannah College of Art & Design women’s swimming team won their second NAIA National Championship in as many years. The event took place in Columbus, Georgia at the Columbus Aquatic Center, February 27-March 2. It was the Bees third National Title in four years and the fifth overall. SCAD scored 638.5 points to … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Greater Savannah Athletic Hall of Fame Welcomes Class of 2019

By Savannah Tribune | April 17, 2019

The Greater Savannah Athletic Hall of Fame (GSAHOF) will induct the Class of 2019 and honor the 2019 Lawton M. Calhoun Award winner and the recipient of the 2019 M.A. Spellman Special Award on May 6 at The Savannah Civic Center. The GSAHOF will also recognize the city’s best high male and female high school athletes in volleyball, softball, baseball, … Continue reading “Greater Savannah Athletic Hall of Fame Welcomes Class of 2019”

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By Savannah Tribune | April 10, 2019

Jones To Transfer From Savannah State Savannah State freshman Myasia Jones announced on her Twitter page on March 29 that she was leaving the Savannah State women’s basketball team. Jones did not mention where she would transfer to but stated in the message that she was keeping all of her option open at this time. The Lavonia, Georgia native thanked … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Virginia Cavaliers Defeated Texas Tech in NCAA Tournament

By Savannah Tribune | April 10, 2019

For the first time in the men’s basketball program at Virginia, the Cavaliers are NCAA champions One year ago, they were the first No. 1 seed to lose to a No. 16 seed in the NCAA tournament. Virginia defeated the Texas Tech Red Raiders 85-77 in Monday’s 2019 NCAA men’s basketball national championship game. With 12.9 seconds left in regulation, … Continue reading “Virginia Cavaliers Defeated Texas Tech in NCAA Tournament”

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By Savannah Tribune | April 03, 2019

Flegler Leaves SSU Basketball Program Joseph Flegler, who has served as an assistant coach with the Savannah State men’s basketball team since August of 2014, has left the program. The Washington, D.C. native left SSU in early February and spent the remainder of the season working as an assistant coach at Maryland-Eastern Shore. The situation is puzzling because the UMES … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”