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Hodges carries E. Tennessee St. past Chattanooga 75-64

Jan. 25, 2020 6:45 PM EST

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Bo Hodges had a career-high 27 points as East Tennessee State topped Chattanooga 75-64 on Saturday. Daivien Williamson had 15 points for East Tennessee State (18-3, 7-1 Southern Conference), which earned its fifth consecutive win. Lucas N'Guessan added 12 points. Ramon Vila had...

Vila leads Chattanooga over The Citadel 92-69

Jan. 22, 2020 9:41 PM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Ramon Vila had 17 points to lead five Chattanooga players in double figures as the Mocs routed The Citadel 92-69 on Wednesday night. Matt Ryan and David Jean-Baptiste added 12 points apiece for the Mocs. A.J. Caldwell and Stefan Kenic chipped in 11 points each. Jean-Baptiste also...

Mayors launch task force to oppose minor league contraction

Jan. 22, 2020 5:56 PM EST

Dozens of mayors from across the United States have formed a task force opposing a proposal by Major League Baseball to eliminate 42 affiliated minor league franchises for the 2021 season. The coalition launched Tuesday with three leaders and was up to 30 members by Wednesday afternoon, ranging from Chattanooga,...

The exterior of a Krystal restaurant in Alabaster, Ala., is shown on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, after the Georgia-based company sought federal bankruptcy protection. The company, which calls itself the South's oldest restaurant chain, is known for its tiny hamburgers and late-night service. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)

Southern burger chain Krystal files for bankruptcy

Jan. 21, 2020 4:13 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Krystal Co., the Georgia-based restaurant chain known for tiny hamburgers and late-night service across the Southeast, has filed for bankruptcy, but said Tuesday that all of its locations would remain open. Federal court documents showed Krystal sought Chapter 11 bankruptcy...

Jean-Baptiste, Ryan lead Chattanooga past Wofford 72-59

Jan. 15, 2020 10:02 PM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — David Jean-Baptiste scored 18 points and Matt Ryan had 17 points as Chattanooga topped Wofford 72-59 on Wednesday night. Ramon Vila added 14 points for the Mocs (12-6, 3-2 Southern Conference). Nathan Hoover had 20 points for the Terriers (11-7, 3-2). Storm Murphy added six...

Mocs make 17 3-pointers in 105-67 win over Samford

Jan. 11, 2020 4:40 PM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.. (AP) — Ramon Vila scored a career-high 24 points as Chattanooga beat Samford 105-67 on Saturday, with the Mocs making a season-high 17 3-pointers. Matt Ryan added 20 points for the Mocs. Ryan also had seven rebounds and six assists. David Jean-Baptiste had 19 points and eight assists...

Bothwell scores 27 to carry Furman past Chattanooga 73-66

Jan. 8, 2020 9:38 PM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Bothwell had a career-high 27 points as Furman won its seventh consecutive game, topping Chattanooga 73-66 on Wednesday night. Furman held Chattanooga scoreless for nearly nine minutes in the second half as it turned a 50-47 deficit into a 61-50 lead. Jordan Lyons had 16...

Police: 2 wounded in shooting outside a Walmart in Tennessee

Dec. 31, 2019 3:38 PM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Two men were shot Tuesday in the parking lot outside a Walmart in Tennessee, and one of the victims had life-threatening injuries, authorities said. The shooting happened around 1:30 p.m., and the suspect fled in a vehicle, Chattanooga Police Department spokeswoman Elisa Myzal...

Balanced attack leads Chattanooga past Cumberland 72-42

Dec. 29, 2019 3:19 PM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Ramon Vila totaled 12 points and eight rebounds and Chattanooga rolled to a 72-42 victory over NAIA-member Cumberland University on Sunday. David Jean-Baptiste sank three 3-pointers and scored 11 for the Mocs (9-5), who shot 46% from the floor and outrebounded the Phoenix 46-25....

Ryan scores 23 to lift Chattanooga over Troy 84-80 in OT

Dec. 15, 2019 7:17 PM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Matt Ryan tied his career high with a season-high 23 points as Chattanooga edged past Troy 84-80 in overtime on Sunday. David Jean-Baptiste had 15 points for Chattanooga (7-5), which earned its fourth straight home victory. Ramon Vila added 12 points. Jonathan Scott had 11 points...