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Chattanooga scores 22 4th-quarter points, beats The Citadel

Nov. 16, 2019 5:54 PM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Nick Tiano passed for two touchdowns and rushed for a go-ahead score with 28 seconds left as Chattanooga rallied from a 14-point third-quarter deficit to beat The Citadel 34-33 on Saturday. Chattanooga trailed 26-12 after The Citadel rattled off 24 straight points. But in the...

Jean-Baptiste leads Chattanooga past South Alabama 90-72

Nov. 15, 2019 10:38 PM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — David Jean-Baptiste scored a career-high 25 points as Chattanooga beat South Alabama 90-72 on Friday night. Jean-Baptiste sank 10 of his 14 shots, including 5 of 6 on 3-pointers. Matt Ryan added 20 points for the Mocs (3-1). Ramon Vila had 17 points, while Rod Johnson added five...

Volkswagen expanding electric vehicle production in US

Nov. 13, 2019 3:04 PM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Volkswagen is making Tennessee its North American base for electric vehicle production, breaking ground on an $800 million (727 million euro) expansion at its plant in Chattanooga. Volkswagen of America CEO Scott Keogh was at the factory Wednesday for the expansion’s...

Johnson lifts Chattanooga past Tennessee State 59-57

Nov. 9, 2019 7:44 PM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Matt Ryan and David Jean-Baptiste each drilled a 3-pointer in the final 90 seconds to allow Chattanooga to hold off Tennessee State, 59-57 on Saturday. Ryan's trey broke a 52-52 tie and put the Mocs ahead for good with 1:27 remaining. After Jy'lan Washington scored at the basket...

Abrams, Furman run past Chattanooga 35-20

Nov. 2, 2019 6:08 PM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Freshman Devin Abrams rushed for 118 yards and two touchdowns and Furman pulled away in the second half to defeat Chattanooga 35-20 on Saturday. It was all Chattanooga early. The Mocs used Victor Ulmo's 23-yard field goal to grab a 3-0 lead after one quarter. Nick Tiano scored on...

Settlement reached in case where officer punched man

Oct. 24, 2019 9:42 PM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The city of Chattanooga has reached a settlement in a federal lawsuit over an incident in which a police officer punched and cursed a man during a traffic stop. The Times Free Press reports the $24,000 settlement came last month. In June, U.S. District Court Judge Harry "Sandy"...

Ulmo comes through with late FG, Mocs beat Bucs 16-13

Oct. 17, 2019 11:12 PM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Victor Ulmo gave Chattanooga the lead on a 30-yard field goal with 14 seconds left and the Mocs stayed undefeated in Southern Conference play with a 16-13 win over East Tennessee State on Thursday night. Ulmo missed his first three field goal attempts and an extra point attempt....

Ford, Ibitokun-Hanks score 4TDs, lead Mocs past W. Carolina

Sep. 28, 2019 8:22 PM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Ailym Ford ran for 195 yards and two touchdowns and Elijah Ibitokun-Hanks ran for 125 yards and two scores and Chattanooga overwhelmed Western Carolina 60-36 on Saturday. Chattanooga (2-3, 1-0 Southern Conference) amassed 589 yards offense and scored eight touchdowns. Ford scored...

Agyei-Obese, Ratke lead James Madison past Chattanooga

Sep. 21, 2019 7:32 PM EDT

CHATANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Percy Agyei-Obese rushed for 114 yards and two touchdowns and Ethan Ratke tied the school career field-goal record to lead James Madison to a 37-14 win over Chattanooga on Saturday. Ben DiNucci completed 19 of 25 passes for 264 yards and a 48-yard touchdown to Brandon Polk to help...

Chattanooga extends coach Lamont Paris' deal by 2 years

Sep. 19, 2019 9:03 PM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Chattanooga has extended coach Lamont Paris' contract by two years through the 2024-25 season going into his third season of his original deal. Athletic director Mark Wharton announced the extension Thursday. Chattanooga won 88 games over four seasons before Paris took over a team...