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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...

Chattanooga steamrolls Tennessee Wesleyan 99-51

Dec. 8, 2019 4:15 PM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Matt Ryan and Ramon Vila combined to score 34 points, missing just three shots between them, and Chattanooga rolled to a 99-51 victory over NAIA-member Tennessee Wesleyan on Sunday. Ryan scored 18 for the Mocs (6-4), sinking 4 of 6 from 3-point range. Vila added 16 points on...

In this undated photo provided by the Tennessee Aquarium, an electric ell named Miguel Wattson lights up a Christmas tree at the Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga, Tenn. The aquarium says a system connected to Miguel's tank enables his shocks to power strands of lights on the nearby tree.  (Thom Benson/Tennessee Aquarium via AP)

Shocked? Electric eel powers aquarium's Christmas lights

Dec. 4, 2019 9:59 AM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Visitors to the Tennessee Aquarium may be shocked to learn that an electric eel named Miguel Wattson is lighting up a Christmas tree. A special system connected to Miguel's tank enables his shocks to power strands of lights on a nearby tree, according to a news release. Miguel...

Tennessee guard Lamonte Turner, right, drives against Chattanooga forward Rod Johnson, left, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

No. 17 Vols top Chattanooga 58-46 for 30th straight home win

Nov. 25, 2019 10:11 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s Lamonte’ Turner is emerging as one of the nation’s top distributors while he waits for his shots to start falling again. Turner had 17 points and 12 assists as No. 17 Tennessee beat Chattanooga 58-46 on Monday to extend the longest active home...

FILE - In this April 18, 2018, file photo, Debbie McCracken, left, and Ted Grimm, both of Millcreek Township, watch the Erie SeaWolves play the Trenton Thunder in the opening game of a Double-A baseball doubleheader in Erie, Pa. Major League Baseball is pushing a proposal to whack 42 teams _ and several entire leagues _ from its vast network of minor-league affiliates that bring the game to every corner of country. (Jack Hanrahan/Erie Times-News via AP, File)

Column: MLB ignores grassroots with plan to whack minors

Nov. 22, 2019 1:16 PM EST

Baseball is already struggling to attract new fans — especially younger ones. So, what brilliant idea have the powers-that-be come up with to expand the popularity of the national pastime? Contraction, of course. With its eyes firmly on the bottom line and not the future of the game, Major League Baseball...