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Ravenel lifts Florida A&M over Savannah St. 78-74

Feb. 16, 2019 9:18 PM EST

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Justin Ravenel had 24 points as Florida A&M edged past Savannah State 78-74 on Saturday night. Isaiah Martin had 16 points and nine rebounds for Florida A&M (11-16, 8-4 Mid-Eastern Conference). Tracy Hector added 12 points and six assists. M.J. Randolph had six rebounds for the...

Harper carries Savannah St. over Morgan St. 88-85

Feb. 11, 2019 10:40 PM EST

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Tyrell Harper had 17 points and nine assists and Zach Sellers hit a 3-pointer to cap the scoring with 46 seconds left as Savannah State narrowly beat Morgan State 88-85 on Monday night. Harper shot 5 for 7 on 3-pointers. Jaquan Dotson had 18 points for Savannah State (9-15, 6-4...

Harper scores 23 to lift Savannah St. past CSU 71-62

Feb. 9, 2019 10:53 PM EST

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Tyrell Harper had a season-high 23 points plus 11 rebounds as Savannah State beat Coppin State 71-62 on Saturday night. Romani Hansen had 12 points for Savannah State (8-15, 5-4 Mid-Eastern Conference). Jaquan Dotson added eight rebounds. Collins Joseph had eight rebounds for the home...

Police: 7 injured when horse carriage overturns in Savannah

Feb. 8, 2019 3:46 PM EST

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a horse-drawn carriage has overturned in Savannah, injuring all seven aboard. News outlets report the carriage wreck happened Friday in Savannah's downtown historic district. Savannah police spokeswoman Bianca Johnson told the Savannah Morning News the carriage driver...

Railroad settles civil suit in 2014 death of film worker

Jan. 30, 2019 5:13 PM EST

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A railroad owner settled a wrongful death lawsuit by the family of a film worker killed in 2014 when a train slammed into a crew shooting a movie about singer Gregg Allman, ending the company's appeal of a $3.9 million jury verdict. Chatham County State Court records show CSX...

Davis scores 23 to help NC Central beat Savannah St, 82-78

Jan. 28, 2019 10:32 PM EST

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Raasean Davis had 23 points, on 10-of-13 shooting, and eight rebounds, Zacarry Douglas had a double-double, and North Carolina Central never trailed in its 82-78 win over Savannah on State Monday night. Douglas finished with 16 points, 12 rebounds and four assists while Randy Miller...

Sellers, Smith pace Savannah State to 92-88 squeaker

Jan. 26, 2019 8:46 PM EST

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Zaquavian Smith scored 20 points and was wide open to throw down an authoritative two-handed dunk with 11 seconds remaining and Savannah State fended off South Carolina State 92-88 Saturday night. Zach Sellers led Savannah State with 29 points, hitting 10 of 16 shots and sinking all...

Thomas, Norfolk St. rally to beat Savannah St. 82-76

Jan. 19, 2019 8:57 PM EST

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Nic Thomas scored 13 of his 21 points in the second half and Norfolk State rallied from a 10-point deficit to beat Savannah State 82-76 on Saturday night. Mastadi Pitt had 15 points, Steven Whitley scored 11 and Armani Branch added 10 for Norfolk State (10-10, 5-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic...

Authorities to investigate in-custody death of Georgia man

Jan. 1, 2019 8:05 PM EST

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man has died in police custody after a foot chase during New Year's Eve celebrations. In a news release , the Georgia Bureau of Investigation says police officers were called to downtown Savannah on Monday night about a man having a gun. Authorities say 36-year-old Charles...

Lawsuit: Catholic church suppressed abuse reports in Georgia

Dec. 20, 2018 4:49 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Catholic church officials suppressed reports of abuse by a priest in northwest Georgia and failed to inform the community of the danger he posed, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday. The lawsuit, filed by a man identified under a pseudonym, Phillip Doe, says he was an altar boy at Saint...