Ta’Kyla Austin (TK) is an alumna of Savannah State University (SSU). She graduated in 2021 with a Bachelor's of Arts (B.A) in Journalism and Mass Communications. She is a part of the Journalism and Mass Communication Department's (JMC) family.
The USFL comes back after a three-year hiatus from 1983 to 1985. The league's brief existence was partly due to financial difficulties and a failed attempt to transfer the league from the spring to the fall.
Savannah State University head football coach Shawn Quinn stepped down from his position. Following two successful seasons, Quinn announced his resignation early Wednesday morning on his Twitter account (@CoachShawnQuinn).
Savannah State tigers played Edward Waters College (EWC) in the regularseason, ending the game at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, November 6th, 2021, at 9:30pm. Savannah State closed out the regular 2021 season with the first two loss record since 1989.
Junior running back Jatavion Willams was recently aired on the savannah morning news for his new path from a student manager to a student athlete of Savannah States football team.Jatavion Williams, 20 knew all along what his plans were, but he just needed to figure out how to put everything …
With football season being back this fall, everyone has been excited to see our Tigers back in action. Each week faculty, staff, students, family, and friends pack the T.A. Wright Stadium out to see the football team dominate the field. Every Saturday the Tigers have been crushing every oppo…
Covid-19 protocols caused the Savannah State University men's and women's basketball teams to make adjustments to their schedule while the baseball schedule was adjusted due to inclement weather.
Since the Spring break of Spring 2020, Savannah State has not seen any in person student activities. The school doing its best to keep its students safe (with things like free testing) to avoid the student-faculty and staff from having to return home again for another semester.
Le’Andrea Gillis, one of the most accomplished athletes on the Savannah State campus. Le’Andrea made 2nd team ALL-SIAC, she was the SIAC’s leading scorer from last year in basketball, the league leader in three-pointers, and an honors student in the classroom but even with all those accompli…
Andrew Okorodudu is a Nigerian basketball player at Savannah State that is the energizer bunny of the team. Just learning how to play basketball, Okorodudu just started playing basketball a few years ago is learning fast. Last year he averaged 4.5 points and 8 rebounds and looked to take an …
Da’Ondalyn Simmons, freshman softball player, here at Savannah State has had a see-saw relationship with the coronavirus (COVID-19) and how it affected her upcoming season, her eligibility on the field, and her personal life.
It's no surprise that life as many of us have known it has taken a dramatic change. Since its arrival COVID-19 has altered the lives of many making virtual living the new normal. The Savannah State Baseball team is no different taking blows due to COVID-19 resulting in altering the team’s no…
The end of April marks a big point for many collegiate sports, as most Spring sports would be wrapping up their seasons and going into post-season at this time. However, since the NCAA and the conferences have suspended play, athletes and coaches are trying to stay in contact and abreast of …
As the coronavirus continues to inhibit where people can go and what they can do, student-athletes spent months preparing for a season that only started and will never finish.
As the coronavirus pandemic still has a firm grip across the world, many individuals are left to find alternative activities to pass the time. Many are out of work or are working from home while being confined to their homes, leaving everyone to seek some kind of outlet to get through the da…
The Savannah State University Tigers signed 31 recruits Wednesday for National Signing Day. Coach Shawn Quinn expressed visible elation with the results of the work he and his staff put into this recruiting cycle.
The Savannah State Tigers and Lady Tigers won both games Monday against Paine College in Tiger Arena. In honor of the passing of Kobe Bryant, known colloquially as “The Black Mamba”, both teams took an 8-second and 24-second violation to honor him.
Savannah State University’s athletic department has introduced their most recent public safety protocol for campus sports events. Athletic Director Opio Mashariki along with his staff have decided to implement a clear bag policy for every athletic event, only permitting transparent bags.
As the men’s and women’s basketball teams make their final preparations for their upcoming season in Division II competition, they welcomed the Fort Stewart basketball teams to Tiger Arena.
Savannah State Football has ushered in a new, more entertaining era in 2019 thanks to its first winning season since 1998. Savannah State played their last home game of the season against Fort Valley State beating them handily in front of a large crowd, thereby securing the SIAC East Regular…
Savannah State University's football team showcased its full-throttle offense and tenacious defense as it routed Fort Valley State University to clinch the top spot in the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC).
On a day filled with much excitement and joy, T.A. Wright Stadium was almost filled to capacity on Saturday afternoon when the Savannah State University football team hosted Albany State University.
If homecoming week hadn’t brought enough reasons for celebration in its initial five days, there was a party happening at T.A. Wright Stadium at Savannah State University.
The Savannah State University Tigers football team stands at 4-3 for the first time in 25 years after defeating Clark Atlanta University over the weekend.On Saturday, SSU struggled offensively, going scoreless in both the second and third quarters of the game, but outlasted the Panthers in o…
Savannah State University’s Athletics Department starts its first year in the SIAC with new coaches, new hope, and new passion.
De’Antoinette Rodriguez-Hairston, captain for the Savannah State University women’s volleyball team, affectionately called “Dee” by her teammates and peers, is faced with many expected tasks a student-athlete must fulfill.
The Savannah State University football team has seen many improvements in its overall performance this season, as it marks its return year to Division II in the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
Jarvoo Edwards approached the totem pole with grave poise. Elated to have succumb thus far, the Morehouse interim athletic director began to introduce Morehouse’s newest initiative.
After the original season opener was postponed due to the Hurricane Dorian evacuation, the Savannah State University volleyball team played its first game against College of Coastal Georgia on Sept. 17 in the Willcox-Wiley Gymnasium.
The Savannah State University Athletics Department took a few moments at the first home football game Sunday to remember student Karissa Tatum, who died after a car wreck on Sept. 1.
To help students wind down from a hectic school year and to create a relaxed environment ahead of finals, Savannah State Athletics is hosting the “Relaxation Station” for its student athletes.
As Savannah State University Athletics makes its transition to the second division of college sports, many coaches and student athletes have mixed feelings about the inevitable transition.
Covering Savannah State University Athletics has been an honor and amazing opportunity for me. Meeting and interviewing coaches and players and forming friendships has made me feel comfortable along my journey through the university and in my degree.
Savannah State softball dropped to Alabama State on April 23 by scoring 3-6 at the Lady Tiger Field. The pitchers of the game were Savannah State's Faith Dickerson and Alabama State, Justine Jean.
The lady Tigers have kicked off a successful season on behalf of the University. Pictured above batting is #11, Destiny Beckham, a Freshman outfielder from Stone Mountain, Georgia.
This picture displays the raw emotion and relationship between Head Coach Shawn Quinn and Running Back, Chris Scott captured Apr 5th, 2019 at Savannah State’s 2019 Spring Football Camp kicking off March 28th. The Tigers have dived headfirst into tacking the fundamentals of this beloved sport…
The Savannah State University softball team fell 5-4 to the Presbyterian College Blue Hose at home on Tuesday afternoon in eight innings of play. The Lady Tigers are now 1-14.
The Savannah State University Athletics Department announced Shawn Quinn would stay in his position as head coach of the football team on March 7.
Since Fall 2010, the Savannah State University basketball teams have seen their share of ups and downs with the Mid-Eastern Atlantic Conference.
On March 9, Savannah State came in third at the meet with 90 points, defeated by Florida A&M University and Benedict College, at the track and field meet at T.A. Wright Stadium.
The Savannah State University men’s basketball team traveled away from Tiger Arena to contest their skills against Delaware State University and University of Maryland Eastern Shore over the weekend, winning both games with a score of 76-73 and 68-63 respectively.