High Point Edges Austin Peay, 76-74

Dr. Pepper Classic Consolation Game

Saturday, December 29, 2012 - by B.B. Branton

Redshirt freshman John Brown continued to impress McKenzie Arena fans as he scored a game-high 25 points, along with six rebounds and two steals as High Point (N.C.) Univ. defeated Austin Peay, 76-74, in the Dr. Pepper Classic consolation game played tonight.

Host Chattanooga faces Utah Valley State in the championship game at 7.

In Friday's games, UTC defeated High Point, 68-61, while Utah Valley stopped Austin Peay, 84-77.

Brown was 8 of 19 from the field and 9 of 12 at the free throw line, while teammate Allan Chaney contributed 10 points and five rebounds. The Panthers improve to 5-7.

Against UTC, Brown had a double-double with 26 points and 13 rebounds.

Austin Peay (4-10) had four players in double figures, led by Anthony Campbell with 23 points and nine rebounds, while Will Triggs had 14 points and eight rebounds.

Halftime: High Point, 39-34

FG%: High Point, 42.4%-41.9%

FT%: High Point, 73.3%-68.0%

3-Pt FG%: High Point, 33.3%-27.8%


contact B.B. Branton at William.branton@comcast.net

Notre Dame Wins 75-49 Over Patriots

The Notre Dame boys basketball team powered past the Chattanooga Patriots 75-49 Tuesday night led by Tyler Bird's 23 points. Notre Dame led 22-8 after the first quarter and 46-21 at the half.   Notre Dame hit two of four free throws and the Patriots were 10 of 14.  Notre Dame improves to 1-2 on the season.   Notre Dame 75 Chattanooga Patriots 49 Scores ... (click for more)

PHOTOS: Red Bank Girls Win Over Soddy-Daisy

Monica McMillon, 37, Shot And Killed In Alton Park On Tuesday Night; 2 Shot On Holtzclaw Avenue

Monica McMillon, 37, was shot and killed in Alton Park on Tuesday night. Then several hours later, two people were shot on Holtzclaw Avenue. The Chattanooga Police responded to the 3800 block of Highland Ave. on the report of a shooting. Once on scene police located one victim inside a residence. She  was struck by gunfire and  succumbed to her injuries on ... (click for more)

Judge Denies Motion By Walker County To Delay Closing Of Hutcheson Hospital

A bankruptcy judge in Atlanta on Tuesday denied a motion by Walker County, Ga., is asking a delay in closing Hutcheson Medical Center and laying off employees. Judge Paul Bonapfel said he appreciated the position of Walker County, but he said he would not interfere with the business decision made by the trustees appointed to operate the Fort Oglethorpe hospital. He also said ... (click for more)

A Thankful List

David Jeremiah said it best, that we have a tendency to concentrate on the things we don’t have rather than what God has already blessed us with.  Perhaps, he said, it is because there is not enough parchment available in this world to record all God’s bountiful blessings should we try to list them. This Thanksgiving let us gather our family close to us, whisper a prayer ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Vote DesJarlais Out!

There are two good bills in both the Senate and the House of Representatives right now that are directly aimed at the sadistic villains who derive some sick pleasure out of torturing helpless Tennessee Walking Horses. They call it “soring,” where caustic materials are lathered into a horse’s forelegs and then wrapped in plastic so they’ll cook. Sometimes they use nails or screws ... (click for more)