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Smith lifts Chattanooga over Tennessee Tech 82-65

Nov. 30, 2021 21:38 PM EST

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Malachi Smith had 28 points as Chattanooga beat Tennessee Tech 82-65 on Tuesday night. Smith hit 11 of 14 shots. He added six rebounds. David Jean-Baptiste had 18 points and six assists for Chattanooga (6-1). Silvio De Sousa...

Erlanger lawsuit: TennCare continues to underpay hospitals

Nov. 30, 2021 15:26 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Chattanooga-based Erlanger Health System is once again suing Tennessee's Medicaid program, known as TennCare, arguing that the state continues to underpay some hospitals that treat the neediest patients. The complaint, filed earlier this month,...

Underwood's tip-in at horn sends Charleston over Chattanooga

Nov. 27, 2021 19:59 PM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Dimitrius Underwood's tip-in off John Meeks' missed layup as time expired led Charleston to a 68-66 win over Chattanooga on Saturday. Reyne Smith finished with 18 points for the Cougars (4-2), Meeks and Underwood each scored 12 and Fah'mir Ali...

Ledford scores 18 to lift Chattanooga past Covenant 100-39

Nov. 23, 2021 15:25 PM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Grant Ledford had 18 points off the bench to carry Chattanooga to a 100-39 win over Covenant on Tuesday. Josh Ayeni had 14 points and 10 rebounds for Chattanooga (5-0). Silvio De Sousa added 14 points and nine rebounds, and Malachi Smith had 14...

Llewellyn carries The Citadel to 24-21 win over Chattanooga

Nov. 20, 2021 18:24 PM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Sam Llewellyn broke free for a 57-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter to give The Citadel a 24-21 come-from-behind win over Chattanooga in the season finale Saturday. The Bulldogs finished the season with back-to-back wins. Chattanooga had...

Pember leads UNC Asheville over Tennessee Tech 61-55

Nov. 18, 2021 21:38 PM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Drew Pember had 16 points, seven rebounds and seven blocks as UNC Asheville beat Tennessee Tech 61-55 on Thursday night. Tajion Jones had 12 points for UNC Asheville (2-2). Jamon Battle added 10 points. Diante Wood had 14...

Smith lifts Chattanooga past Tennessee Tech 69-62

Nov. 16, 2021 23:15 PM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Malachi Smith posted 18 points, eight rebounds and six assists as Chattanooga got past Tennessee Tech 69-62 on Tuesday night. KC Hankton had 13 points for Chattanooga (3-0). David Jean-Baptiste added 12 points. Darius Banks had 10 points and...

Banks lifts Chattanooga over UNC Asheville 75-45

Nov. 14, 2021 16:56 PM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Darius Banks had 20 points as Chattanooga rolled past UNC Asheville 75-45 on Sunday. David Jean-Baptiste had 14 points for Chattanooga (2-0). Silvio De Sousa added 11 points and eight rebounds. Grant Ledford had 11 points. ...

Mercer edges Chattanooga, keeps pace in Southern Conference

Nov. 13, 2021 18:38 PM EST

MACON, Ga. (AP) — Fred Payton connected with Drake Starks for Mercer's only touchdown and the Bears' defense made it stand up in a 10-6 victory over Chattanooga on Saturday. Payton threw 4 yards to Starks for a touchdown late in the second quarter for a 7-6 Mercer lead...

Chattanooga joins group to make Tenn. River a paddling mecca

Nov. 13, 2021 00:07 AM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Chattanooga is joining other towns along the Tennessee River in a partnership to promote paddling and other recreational activities in what backers hope will make the 652-mile waterway an internationally known destination for long-distance kayaking and canoeing,...