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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”