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By Savannah Tribune | August 21, 2019

SSU Budget Cuts Hit Athletics When Savannah State officials announced a second round of employee reduction in mid-May, athletic employees were included in the mix. The cutbacks came as the result of decreased state funding due to falling enrollment. Thirty university staff members were told in May that their jobs at SSU would end on July 15. Several members of … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

State Championship Rings Presented to Bethesda Track, Field Team

By Savannah Tribune | August 21, 2019

The Bethesda Blazers’ track and field team celebrated their state championship victory during a ring ceremony held at Bethesda Academy. Thirteen state championship rings were presented to the athletes on the 2018-2019 team which won the state honor in the South Carolina Independent School Association Class A/ AA competition at the end of last school year. Several private schools along … Continue reading “State Championship Rings Presented to Bethesda Track, Field Team”

Two Hundred Club Gears Up For Golf Tournament On Sept. 11, 2019

By Savannah Tribune | August 21, 2019

Dozens of teams will tee off Wednesday, Sept. 11 for the Two Hundred Club of the Coastal Empire’s annual Community Heroes Golf Tournament, which will be hosted by the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort and Spa. Countless community volunteers have committed to help ensure the success of the event, which serves as a fundraiser for the nonprofit club and a … Continue reading “Two Hundred Club Gears Up For Golf Tournament On Sept. 11, 2019”

Bell Transfers To Alabama A&M

By Savannah Tribune | August 21, 2019

Former Savannah State quarterback TJ Bell has transferred to Alabama A&M. The 6-foot-3 Louisville, Georgia native is listed as one of four quarterbacks on the Bulldogs preseason roster. In his three years in a SSU uniform, Bell played in 21 games, passed for 1,139 yards and six touchdowns while rushing for 307 yards and one score.

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By Savannah Tribune | August 14, 2019

This week’s feature is with DeAndre Davis. The Savannah native is currently a educator and coach who works in the Liberty County School System. Davis is entering his 13th year of teaching and coaching at Bradwell Institute in Hinesville. He is a project success coordinator as well as coaches volleyball and track & field. When Davis arrived at Bradwell back … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

Simone Biles: Breaking the Code of Points

By Savannah Tribune | August 14, 2019

This past weekend in Kansas City, Missouri at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships, Simone Biles stunned audiences with two history-making moments. The 22-year old, five-time Olympic medalist, 14-time World Champion, and sixtime (after this weekend) National All-Around Title winner completed moves that made her go viral once again. After an error on Friday during her floor exercise, in which Biles made … Continue reading “Simone Biles: Breaking the Code of Points”

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By Savannah Tribune | August 07, 2019

SSU Advances In Division II Membership Process At their July 12 meeting, Savannah State University was approved by the NCAA to continue advancement toward active Division II membership. SSU advanced to provisional year two of the two-year reclassification process from Division I. The Division II Membership Committee noted significant concerns related to Savannah State’s compliance program, its recent major infractions … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”

A&T Picked To Win MEAC

By Savannah Tribune | August 07, 2019

North Carolina A&T State University has been picked to defend its Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference football championship, as the Aggies topped the league’s annual preseason poll for 2019. Voting for the poll was conducted by the MEAC’s nine head coaches and football sports information directors. Bethune-Cookman is predicted to finish second followed by Florida A&M in third place and Howard in … Continue reading “A&T Picked To Win MEAC”

Girls on the Run Coastal Georgia & Lowcountry Hosts National Training Events for New Coaches

By Savannah Tribune | August 07, 2019

Girls on the Run Coastal Georgia and Lowcountry is currently recruiting Coaches for the upcoming Fall 2019 season. Training for new Coaches will be held on three consecutive Saturdays: August 3rd, 10th and 17th 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Sylvan Learning 340 Eisenhower Drive #10 Savannah, GA 31406 CPR Training for new Coaches will run from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 … Continue reading “Girls on the Run Coastal Georgia & Lowcountry Hosts National Training Events for New Coaches”

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By Savannah Tribune | July 31, 2019

SWAC Releases 2019 Predicted Order of Finish The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced its 2019 Predicted Order of Finish on July 16 at their annual Football Media Day with Alcorn State and Southern tabbed to finish in first place in the Eastern and Western divisions respectively in a vote conducted by the leagues’ Head Coaches and Sports Information Directors. Alabama A&M, … Continue reading “Sports With Walter Moore”