Savannah Christian hires new athletic director
Greg Phillips has been hired as the new athletic director at Savannah Christian. Phillips comes from Christian Heritage School, where he was the girls basketball coach last season. Prior to that, Phillips was at Mt. Paran for 10 years, with the last seven years in that span as the school's boys basketball coach.
What to know about the Coastal Empire High School Sports Awards Show on June 5
The Coastal Empire High School Sports Awards Show, presented by Georgia Ports, Monday, is set for Monday, June 5 at the Johnny Mercer Theatre. The show recognizes the top high school athletes from the Greater Savannah area in 23 sports. First-team honorees in those sports have been announced throughout the year, and the players of the year in each sport will be revealed at the show. The overall male and female athletes of the year and the...
Brown Lands Coaching Job
Former Savannah State offensive lineman Cameron C. Brown was recently hired as the offensive line coach at John Milledge Academy, his high school alma mater. Brown earned his undergraduate degree in education from Savannah State in May 2023. While at SSU, the Milledgeville, Georgia native was a member of the...
2025 Peach State DL announces Clemson offer
A big defensive lineman from the Peach State announced an offer from Clemson on Thursday. Class of 2025 prospect Walter Mathis Jr. of Calvary Day (Savannah, Ga.) reported the offer via Twitter. The (...)
Things to Know About the Savannah Bananas
Circus-like baseball team The Savannah Bananas are headed to Nashville to play at First Horizon Park this weekend. The popular team brings a new flair to baseball with a world tour this year. Going viral on TikTok for their unconventional game, here are a few things you might not know about the team.
Coastal Empire HS Sports Awards: Defensive Football Player of the Year nominees
SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Coastal Empire High School Sports Awards show is just around the corner, and WJCL 22 is once again an official sponsor. The event is an athletic recognition program that is part of the USA TODAY High School Sports Awards. The area’s top-performing athletes, coaches and teams are honored. The nine-month program, selecting and announcing nominees each season, culminates in an in-person awards show where winners are announced, and special awards are given.
Retired professional boxer Zeke Wilson takes his story to the big screen
SAVANNAH, Ga (WTGS) — Golden glove-winning boxer who is now retired took his life story of boxing and facing same-race discrimination into a book and in a few weeks, his same story will be on the big screens. The Eighth Round is a true story based on the life...
Benedictine's star player Zaquan Bryan becoming college athlete
Zaquan Bryan was one of the top senior football players in the area in 2022. Now, he takes his enormous talents to the frozen tundra of Minnesota. Benedictine’s star player Zaquan Bryan becoming college …. Zaquan Bryan was one of the top senior football players in the area in...
'Train Like A Pro' with the Savannah Clovers
SAVANNAH, Ga. — Some of the top boys and girls high school soccer players across the Coastal Empire were invited to "Train Like A Pro" with the Savannah Clovers on Wednesday at Memorial Stadium. The Savannah Clovers, a member of the National Independent Soccer Association (NISA), hit the pitch...
Sports With Walter Moore
The Savannah State University Department of Athletics will offer camps this summer in baseball, volleyball and football. Savannah State head baseball coach Carlton Hardy and his coaching staff will host two baseball camps this summer. The Elite Prospect Showcase Camp for high school and junior college players will take place...
SSU Baseball Players To Play in HBCU All Star Game
ATLANTA, Ga.- Four members of the Savannah State baseball team have been selected to participate in the 2023 HBCU All-Star game. The game is set to take place June 3 at Coolray Field, the home of the Gwinnett Stripers, the Triple A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves, with the first pitch being thrown a 7:30 p.m.
Two Clayton County players picked for Future Stars Football Games
Two Clayton County youth players are on the rosters of the Future Stars Football Games, which pit Georgia against Florida in matchups of the states’ top middle school players. The seventh grade game includes running back Zion Ellison (Jonesboro resident), while the eighth grade game includes offensive lineman Kaleb...
Effingham County High School’s graduation moved to May 28
EFFINGHAM COUNTY, Ga. (WTOC) - Due to weather concerns Effingham County High School’s graduation has been moved to Sunday at 2 p.m. Officials say to have seniors arrive at 12:45 p.m. and report to the room they’re already assigned to. The ceremony is still happening on the Rebel...
Tormenta FC says real growth happens off the field as season continues
SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — South Georiga’s Tormenta FC is off to a 1-1-2 start after last Thursday’s draw against South Carolina United. The women are currently tied for third place in the south central division with Southern Soccer Academy. Each team has five points with four matches played. Tormenta feels after winning the championship last […]
PREPS: Savannah High Summer Basketball League starts next week; GHSA Dead Week & 2023-24 dates to know
The Savannah High School Summer Basketball League begins next week at Savannah High on Pennsylvania Avenue, and the league will run the entire month of June as it has in years past. Savannah High’s head coach Time Jordan confirmed the details of the laid back summer league. Week 1 begins...
The Guardian Series holds free jiu-jitsu tournament at Calvary Day School
SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - A non profit called ‘The Guardian Series’ is working to grow the sport of jiu-jitsu for the youth of Southeast Georgia. To have a youth athlete compete in a jiu-jitsu tournament, families can expect to spend $150 to $500 dollars per competition. But thanks to Grant Roszkowiak and a few of his friends which they call, “The Guardian Series,” that wasn’t the case on Saturday at Calvary Day School.
What Vols QB commitment Jake Merklinger said Tuesday on Nashville radio
Four-star Tennessee quarterback commitment Jake Merklinger of Savannah, Ga., appeared Tuesday on Nashville's 104.5 The Zone. Jake Merklinger returned to Tennessee last weekend for the first time since he announced his commitment to the Vols in late March. Coming off his latest trip to Knoxville, he appeared on a radio show in Nashville, Tenn., on Tuesday afternoon.
Savannah helps set a new Guinness World Record
SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Eight million people play pickleball, but none of them has accomplished what Dean Matt did on Monday setting a new Guinness World Record. Matt, a Florida native and pickleball enthusiast, decided he wanted to play pickleball in 48 states in 26 days. Monday morning, Matt made his 47th stop in Savannah […]
Your Guide To 2023-2024 Savannah Ghost Pirates’ Schedule
SAVANNAH, Ga. — Savannah is prepping to see clubs of old and new now that the 2023-2024 ECHL schedule has been released. Due to the league’s regional division scheduling, fans should expect to see many of the same teams they saw last season, but a few new names have been sprinkled into the mix as well.
Tormenta FC sees ups and downs as season continues
SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — Tormenta FC is off to an up-and-down start at 2-3 but this is still a better record than they had last year in their first season. Tormenta is coming off a road loss on Saturday to Central Valley Feugo. The team is not overly worried because last season they had a […]
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