Chattanooga faces Wofford in SoCon semis

first_imgSTELLAR SENIORS: Chattanooga has relied heavily on its seniors this year. Matt Ryan, Ramon Vila, David Jean-Baptiste, Rod Johnson and Maurice Commander have collectively accounted for 73 percent of the team’s scoring this season and 71 percent of all Mocs points over the last five games.NATHAN IS A FORCE: Nathan Hoover has connected on 30.1 percent of the 269 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 10 of 35 over his last five games. He’s also made 92.8 percent of his free throws this season.THRIVING WITH THREES: Wofford is 5-0 when it makes 14 or more 3-pointers and 13-15 when it falls short of that total. Chattanooga is 12-0 when it makes at least 10 from 3-point range and 8-12 on the year, otherwise.ACCOUNTING FOR ASSISTS: The Terriers have recently used assists to create baskets more often than the Mocs. Chattanooga has an assist on 31 of 78 field goals (39.7 percent) over its previous three contests while Wofford has assists on 46 of 77 field goals (59.7 percent) during its past three games.TO ERR IS HUMAN: Wofford’s offense has turned the ball over 12.3 times per game this year, but is averaging 16 turnovers over its last five games.___ March 8, 2020 Associated Press For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25___This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.comcenter_img Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditWofford (18-15, 10-10) vs. Chattanooga (20-12, 11-8)Southern Conference Tourney Semifinals, Harrah’s Cherokee Center, Asheville, North Carolina; Sunday, 5:30 p.m. EDTBOTTOM LINE: Wofford is set to take on Chattanooga with the victor securing its spot in the SoCon championship game. Chattanooga won both of the regular season matchups earlier this season. The teams last went at it on Feb. 8, when Wofford made just 10 free throws on 14 attempts while the Mocs hit 19 of 22 en route to a seven-point victory. Chattanooga faces Wofford in SoCon semislast_img read more

Chance to comment on proposed closure of Tate Creek Elementary School

first_imgAnyone interested in commenting on the closure can also hand in a written submission by January 15, 2014 to Tate Creek Elementary, the SD59 Board Office, or by email to the Board of Education Chairperson at [email protected] At 7 p.m. on December 2 at the school, parents and community members will have a chance to argue for why the school should or shouldn’t stay open. The bylaw to close the Tomslake area school was given first two readings at the school board’s November 12 meeting, with a third reading set for after public consultation.The school itself is 49 years old, and is in need of a scheduled roof replacement and updates to the building envelope. SD59 estimates that if it was closed, it would save the school district nearly $158,000 a year in maintenance, utilities, administration, and custodial costs. Only 19 students are currently enrolled at the elementary school, 28 kilometres south of Dawson Creek. They come from Tomslake, Tupper, Gundy and One Island Lake by school bus each day. – Advertisement -Enrolment is expected to increase to 20 in 2014/2015, but then decline to nine by 2017/2018. If the school were to close, the students would be sent to Pouce Coupe Elementary, which would mean an additional classroom for that school. If the closure is approved, it’s expected the board would ask the Ministry of Education to close it by July 1, 2014. Community organizations would then be contacted to see if they would have a use for the facility. Advertisementlast_img read more