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SPORTS | B1TRE MANN CREDITS UF COACH FOR RECRUITMENT SPORTS | B1SOUTH LAKES PAIGE WILSON IS AREAS TOP HOPE FOR STATES LOCAL & STATE | A3LEESBURG OKS LANDSCAPING TO GO ALONG DIXIE AVENUE @dailycommercial YOUR LOCAL SOURCE FOR LAKE & SUMTER COUNTIES Thursday, August 30, 2018 75 ¢ Local and State..............A3 Opinion........................A9 Sports...........................B1 Scene............................C1 Comics.........................C4 Diversions.....................C5 Volume 142, Issue 242 2018 GateHouse Media Home delivery: 352-787-0600 Floridas governors race pits hard-right against hard-le By Zac AndersonGatehouse MediaFlorida politics can be wild, but the state hasnt seen anything quite like Andrew Gillum versus Ron DeSantis.Think Bernie Sanders versus Donald Trump. Hard right versus far left. Impeach the president versus defund the Mueller probe. Abolish the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency versus build the wall. Medicare for all versus repeal the Affordable Care Act. The list goes on and on. In almost every way Gillum „ the Democratic nominee for governor „ and DeSantis „ the GOP nominee for gov-ernor „ are at opposite ends of the political spectrum.Forget appealing to the center, the Florida gover-nors race is a match up of two extremes.How did this happen in purple state where topof-the-ticket races often are decided by razor thin margins?Both parties have become A clash of extremesU.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, left, and Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Andrew Gillum hold hands during a campaign rally Aug. 17 in Tampa. The “ rst black nominee for governor in Florida history, Gillum also is the most progressive in modern times. [AP PHOTO/CHRIS OMEARA] By Dara KamNews Service of FloridaORLANDO „ Just weeks ago, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum was treated by many people as little more than an afterthought in Flor-idas crowded Democratic primary for governor.But a stunning victory Tuesday instantly catapulted Gillum onto the national stage in what is certain to be one of the countrys most closely watched gubernatorial races, as he faces off against Republican Congressman Ron DeSantis, an acolyte of Presi-dent Donald Trump.Gillum, 39, drew the sup-port of national liberal groups and donors, including progressive patriarch U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders and billion-aires Tom Steyer and George Soros. The Tallahassee mayor had consistently trailed former Congresswoman Gwen Graham and former Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine throughout the Democratic primary. But, in pulling off the upset Tuesday, Gillum nailed down decisive leads in vote-rich urban counties such as Duval, Broward and Miami-Dade. Those margins helped Gillum coast to victory Tuesday with Gillums upset win helped by urban counties By Melissa Daniels and Terry TangAssociated PressPHOENIX (AP) „ Cindy McCain pressed her face against the flag-draped casket of her husband, U.S. Sen. John McCain, on Wednesday and several of his children sobbed during the first of two services for the statesman and former prisoner of war before he is taken for the last time from the state he has represented since the 1980s. The private service at the Arizona Capitol marked the first appearance of McCains family members since the senator died Saturday of brain cancer. It also began two days of official mourn-ing in McCains adopted state before his body is taken Sen. John McCains family mourns patriarchBy Tom McNifftom.mcniff@dailycommercial.comTAVARES „ There were few upsets but several interesting story lines from Tuesday night's primary elections.Incumbent officeholders largely carried the day, many of them returning to office by wide margins of victory. And young upstarts did well, from Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum to 20-something former Eustis City Councilman Anthony Sabatini.Here is a quick rundown of the unusual and interest-ing themes that emerged Tuesday. The tax e ectThe 28.5 percent primary voter turnout pales alongside a typical turnout for a general election, but it was a By the numbersData re ect interesting story lines in local primariesStephanie Lukes family and friends celebrate her School Board race win on Tuesday. Luke enjoyed the largest margin of victory Tuesday among Lake County candidates. [CINDY SHARP/CORRESPONDENT] See ELECTION, A6 See MCCAIN, A6See GILLUM, A7 See GOVERNOR, A7


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All material contained in this edit ion is property of the Daily Commercial and is protected under the copyright laws of the United States of America. Reproduction is forbidden without written consent from the publisher. Tuesday, Aug. 28 Mega Millions: 3-20-33-3441-20 x3 Lucky Money: 5-18-27-32-9 Fantasy 5: 9-20-22-30-32 Wednesday, Aug. 29 Pick 5 Afternoon: 7-2-3-1-6 Pick 4 Afternoon: 5-6-0-2 Pick 3 Afternoon: 3-3-2 Pick 2 Afternoon: 7-4LOTTERY By Patricio G. BalonaGatehouse MediaAn employee of the Dennys restaurant in north DeLand was seri-ously injured by lightning Tuesday, authorities said.According to the police report Summer Conner, 41, of Deland, was out-side with Edwin Schuler, 57, and Matt English, 26, discussing how the day went. Conner is a manager at the restaurant at 1206 N. Woodland Blvd., authorities said.Edwin stated he reached for his car door and felt a jolt of elec-tricity,Ž the report says. Edwin stated he looked over and Summer fell to the ground.ŽEnglish told the officer he was outside smoking, it was barely raining,Ž and the lightning bolt struck Conner out of nowhere.ŽConner was transported by EVAC to DeLand Florida Hospital, the report says, where she remains in critical condition.Her lightning-damaged iPhone and other personal items were recovered at the scene, the report says.A caller to 911 said Conner was standing by a tree when the bolt came from the sky.Shes my manager. Her name is Summer Conner,Ž the caller said when asked by a dispatcher if she knew the victim.She literally got struck by lightning. She was standing by the tree,Ž the woman who called 9-1-1 said.Lightning strikes Dennys manager in DeLandBy Nicole WinfieldThe Associated PressVATICAN CITY „ The author of the bombshell accusation that Pope Francis covered up sex abuse broke his silence Wednesday and insisted he didnt act out of revenge or anger but out of love for the Catholic Church.In comments carried on the blog of Italian journalist Aldo Maria Valli, Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano said he was serene and at peaceŽ after publishing his declaration, albeit saddened by subse-quent attempts to undermine his credibility.Viganos accusations pub-lished Sunday „ that Francis and before him Pope Bene-dict XVI knew of ex-Cardinal McCarricks sexual preying on seminarians „ have thrown Francis papacy into crisis. They have undermined the pontiffs claim of having zero toleranceŽ for sex abuse and have fueled the left-right ide-ological divide that has long split the church and intensi-fied under Francis. Vigano, the retired Vatican ambassador to the U.S., said Francis should resign for what he called his complicity in the McCarrick scandal, though Viganos denunciations also implicate Benedict and a host of high-ranking U.S. and Vat-ican officials going back two decades.I spoke out because by now the corruption has arrived at the top of the church hierarchy,Ž Vigano was quoted as saying. Valli, a Vatican expert with state-run RAI television, has said that Vigano twice came to his home to consult with him in the weeks lead-ing up to publication of his bombshell. Another conservative Ital-ian journalist, Marco Tosatti, actually helped Vigano rewrite and edit the 11-page document, and arranged for its publication in Italian, Eng-lish and Spanish-language media.In the Valli interview, Vigano revisited old Vatican controversies that marked his career and explained that he decided to go public now because the denunciation he had made confidentially to three cardinals in 2012 never was acted on.It was a reference to the 2012 investigation commissioned by Benedict into the leaks of confidential documents that became known as the VatileaksŽ affair. Benedicts then-butler, Paolo Gabrieli, was convicted of stealing the papers and leaking them to an Italian journalist who published them in a blockbuster book.Vigano, long a divisive figure in the Vatican, figured in the investigation because some of his letters lamenting his transfer to the Washington embassy were leaked.While the investigations outcome has never been revealed, its findings were so important that in their first meeting after Francis March 13, 2013, election, Benedict and the new pope were seen sitting across from one another at the papal summer residence with an enormous white box between them: It was the documentation from the investigation, being handed off from one pope to the next.Vigano said the information he provided Benedicts cardinal investigators was similar to what he wrote in his declaration.I always thought that the church hierarchy would have been able to find within itself the resources to heal the corruption,Ž he told Valli.It would have been suffi-cient to follow my report and the summary of my testimony before the three cardinals to start doing a bit of cleanup in the Curia.ŽFrancis has deflected comment on Viganos denun-ciation, telling reporters that the text speaks for itselfŽ and that he wont say a word about it.Francis made no reference to it at his general audience Wednesday, his first Vatican appearance since the accusations were made.In recounting his recent trip to Ireland, Francis lamented how Irish church authorities had failed to respond to the crimes of priests who abused. He omitted from his remarks a line in his prepared text noting how he had prayed in Ireland for the Virgin Mary to intervene to give the church strength to firmly pursue truth and justiceŽ to help vic-tims heal.U.S. bishops, as well as rank-and-file Catholics, have called for an independent investigation to find out who knew about McCar-ricks misdeeds, and how he was able to rise through the ranks even though it was an open secret that he regularly invited seminarians to his New Jersey beach house and into his bed.Francis last month removed McCarrick as a cardinal and ordered him to live a lifetime of penance and prayer after a U.S. church investigation determined that an allegation he groped a teenage altar boy in the 1970s was credible.Archbishop of pope bombshell claims to be at peaceDeLand police are shown at Tuesdays lightning strike scene at a Dennys restaurant. A restaurant manager was critically injured when lightning struck her in the parking lot. [PATRICIO G. BALONA/ GATEHOUSE MEDIA] Pope Francis arrives for his weekly general audience at the Vatican on Wednesday. [ANDREW MEDICHINI/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS] The Associated PressORLANDO „ Two con-struction workers fell to their deaths when scaffolding col-lapsed as they were pouring concrete on the seventh floor of a 16-story hotel under con-struction near Disney World early Wednesday, Orange County Sheriffs officials said.The accident happened just outside Disney property, Orange County Fire Rescue spokesman Mike Jachles said.They were on the scaffold-ing, and for reasons unknown at this time, that support structure gave way, send-ing two workers plummeting to the ground below. A third worker managed to hang on and climb to safety,Ž Jachles told The Associated Press.Marriott International has described the project as a 16-story, $282 million JW Marriott Orlando Bonnet Creek Resort, featuring 516 rooms near Orlandos popular theme parks. Its owned and developed by DCS Investment Holdings, a private equity group based in West Palm Beach, which is owned by Dwight C. Schar, co-owner of the Washington Redskins.We are deeply saddened by the tragic accident that took place earlier today,Ž said Jeff Flaherty, who handles global communications and public affairs for Marriott. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and loved ones of the workers who died.Ž Flaherty said the construc-tion of the building is being managed by DCS Invest-ment Holdings, which had no immediate comment.Orange County Sheriffs spokeswoman Ingrid Tejada-Monforte identified the deceased workers as Lorenzo Zavala, 34, and Jerry Bell, 46. She said both men had died of their injuries by the time rescue crews arrived.Fire-Rescue got the call at about 4:15 a.m., when about 18 workers were at the scene.Jachles said it happened at the top of the construction project, which is still in the concrete-pouring stage. The Orange County Sheriffs office and the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration will investi-gate, he said.Fire Dept: 2 workers die in sca olding collapse near Disney This shows the collapsed scaffolding, center, at a hotel under construction after two workers fell to their deaths early Wednesday near Disney World. [ORANGE COUNTY FIRE RESCUE VIA AP]

PAGE 3 | Thursday, August 30, 2018 A3 LOCAL & STATETom McNiff, editor 352-365-8250 tom.mcniff@dailycommercial.comNEWS BRIEFS TAVARESSchool Board app roves Social Sentinel serviceThe Lake County School Board voted Monday to carry out the contract with Social Sentinel, the Vermont-based social media threat scanning service.The unanimous decision means Social Sentinel will now provide Lake County with automated alerts when someone posts threatening language regarding Lake schools to public social media.According to the meeting notes describing the boards rationale, social media has become a leading way for the public to express themselves and this service allows for organizations to demonstrate they are doing everything they can to provide a safe environment.ŽSocial Sentinels presence in other school districts, such as Flagler and Seminole counties, was also used as assurance of the services value.The contract is for three years.TAVARESReport: Man with violent past beat up girlfriendA man with a violent history was arrested Wednesday for allegedly beating his estranged girlfriend.According to an arrest affi-davit, John Lewis Miller, 33, showed up at his girlfriends door on East Caroline Street in Tavares on July 30 and demanded to be let in so he could collect his belongings. The woman, who has two children with Miller, declined and told him to call police if he wanted to retrieve his things.The woman told officers that Lewis became angry and kicked in the front door, grabbed her cellphone as she was trying to call 911 and threw it to the floor, shattering it. He then grabbed her by the neck and repeatedly punched her in the face. Police arrived at the scene after Miller had fled but said the woman had bruises and lacerations on her face and neck.Police obtained a warrant for Millers arrest and he turned himself in about 3 a.m. Wednesday on charges of bur-glary, strangulation, domestic battery causing great harm and deprivation of 911.According to police, he has prior convictions for robbery, assault with a deadly weapon, aggravated battery causing great harm, home invasion and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, among other things.EUSTISShop(lifting) trip lands woman in jailA woman with a history of shoplifting charges was at it again Tuesday when she filled a bunch of shopping bags and tried to stroll out of Publix without paying, police say.According to an arrest affi-davit, employees at Publix on State Road 19 in Eustis watched Katherine Ozerities, 50, fill shopping bags full of items, take a gulp of mouth wash and walk out of the store. A store manager stopped her and brought her back inside.When questioned about the theft, Ozerities reportedly told an officer that she had fallen on hard times and is not working. At the same time, she acknowledged that she had enough funds on her government food card to pay for everything.Ozerities, who was charged with felony retail theft, has a series of convictions for retail theft starting in Michigan in 1989, according to police.TAVARESInmate charged with making false claim of abuse against of“ cersAn Apopka man in jail for grand theft didnt care for his accommodations behind bars Mount Dora may expand alcohol consumption for areaBy Roxanne Brownroxanne.brown@dailycommercial.comMOUNT DORA „ Coun-cil members on Tuesday night again postponed a vote on the idea of launch-ing an open-container entertainment district in their downtown area.The decision to move the vote to Sept. 13 came after their city attorney suggested the ordinance be amended.The ordinance would allow consumption of alco-holic beverages outdoors from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. four days per week from Thurs-day to Sunday.More than 60 percent of downtown merchants sur-veyed by the city support the entertainment district. Of the council, one member was opposed and one was on the fence.ŽThe merchants said, Wed like to try this, so my idea is that the time has Entertainment district delayThe Mount Dora City Council is considering allowing alcohol to be consumed publicly in the downtown area seven days a week, but at least one council member says it would erode the towns quaint charm. [WHITNEY LEHNECKER / DAILY COMMERCIAL] By Lloyd DunkelbergerNews Service of FloridaORLANDO „ U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis used frequent appearances on Fox News during the primary-election campaign to deliver his conservative message to voters, helping him secure the Republican nomination for governor.But on the first day of the general-election campaign, DeSantis on Wednesday became embroiled in a controversy as the result of a Fox News interview, with Democrats charging him with racism.After accusing his Demo-cratic opponent, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, of being too liberalŽ for the state and questioning his leadership as mayor, DeSantis said Gillum, an African-American, was an articulate spokesman for those far-left viewsŽ and is a charismatic candidate.ŽDeSantis said Gillums policies, which include support for an increase in the state tax on corporations and an expansion of government health care programs, would reverse economic gains made under Republican Gov. Rick Scott.Lets build off the success weve had under Gov. Scott. The last thing we need to do is to monkey this up by trying to embrace a socialist agenda with huge tax increases, and bankrupting the state,Ž DeSantis told Fox. Thats not going to work.ŽBut DeSantis use of the word monkeyŽ in relation to the first African-American candidate ever nominated by a major party for governor in Florida drew a firestorm of criticism from Democrats.That was more than a dog whistle. That was absolutely a racist, disgusting state-ment,Ž U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-Fla., said in a phone conference with reporters. I dont think theres any other way to interpret it.ŽBut DeSantis campaign said Democrats were mis-characterizing his comments.Ron DeSantis was obviously talking about Florida not making the wrong decision to embrace the socialist policies that Andrew Gillum espouses. To characterize it as anything else is absurd,Ž said Stephen Lawson, a spokes-man for the campaign.Floridas economy has been on the move for the last eight years and the last thing we need is a far-left Democrat trying to stop our success,Ž he said.A Fox News anchor said the network did not condone this language,Ž while pointing viewers to the clarifying statement from the DeSantis DeSantis monkey comment draws controversyLeesburg, FDOT to add landscaping along roadBy Frank Stanfieldfrankstanfield@dailycommercial.comLEESBURG „ City commissioners Monday approved an agreement with the Florida Department of Transportation to add landscaping to Dixie Avenue, which was improved by the state to the tune of $4 million ear-lier this year from 14th Street to U.S. Highway 441.FDOT installed raised medians, repaired sidewalks, resurfaced and restriped the busy road that runs past Venetian Gardens and Leesburg Regional Medical Center.The city has budgeted $400,000 for the newest project.In addition, FDOT awarded up to $350,000 landscape grant funds for the project and placed the project in their FY 2019 Work Plan,Ž according to a memo to commissioners from city Public Works Director D.C. Maudlin.Grant funds can be used to purchase and install trees and shrubs. The grant does not include irri-gation or sod installation. The landscape design plans and construction docu-ments were completed by The Community Solutions Group of GAI Consultants and are currently going through final review at FDOT,Ž the memo said. Its better than leaving it like it is with the grass,Ž said Joe Codispoti, who owns A-OK Golf Carts on Dixie.Codispoti and others have complained to the city about grass growing too high in the new medians.We have received those complaints,Ž said City Manager Al Minner. Its still the states to maintain.ŽHigh rainfall this year has kept lawnmowers run-ning overtime.If it adds beauty to it, wonderful,Ž Codispoti said. Its a good thing as long as they maintain it.ŽHis only concern is that vegetation not be so high as to block motorists views.The city will maintain it once the project is completed. We estimate annual maintenance costs Sprucing up DixieCars travel along West Dixie Avenue on Wednesday in Leesburg. Raised medians and repaired sidewalks have already been done and now landscaping will be added. [WHITNEY LEHNECKER/DAILY COMMERCIAL] Staff ReportTAVARES „ After a months-long search, Lake County Fire Rescue has hired lifelong career firefighter Chris Sievert as deputy chief. Chief Sievert is well known and respected throughout the fire service community, and his expertise and experience will fill a much-needed role in senior management overseeing daily logistics and opera-tions,Ž said Fire Chief Jim Dickerson. Lake County Fire Rescue has expanded to meet the needs of the public and our visitors, and Chief Sievert has joined us to strategically plan for emergency services needed to coincide with future population growth.Ž Sieverts first item of business in his new role with the county was to apply for and win a $1.2 million Hazard Mitigation Grant to purchase genera-tors and install hurricane windows and doors at Lake County fire stations. Sievert started in the fire service at just 16 years old as a cadet with Volusia County Fire Services. Immediately after high school, he began his career with Orange City. In 1989, Sievert began a 29-year career with the City of Deltonas Fire District, where he retired as deputy fire chief of administration in July, 2018. Sievert has been a para-medic since 1992 and has worked for Daytona State College and Seminole State College teaching Fire Standards, EMT and paramedics. His education includes an associ ates degree in emergency medical ser-vices/paramedic studies, a bachelors degree in organizational management and a masters degree in emergency management. The career firefighters of Lake County Fire Rescue serve an area of approximately 1,200 square miles, with nearly 70,000 residences and up to 2,000 commercial properties. County names Sievert deputy re chiefSievert See BRIEFS, A4 See DELAY, A4 See DIXIE, A4 See COMMENT, A4


A4 Thursday, August 30, 2018 | Blair BuzzŽ Gingrich, Age 86, died August 26, 2018. Buzz was born in Harrisburg, PA and moved to The Villages (Orange Blossom Gardens) in 1987. He was employed by USF&G Life Insurance Co as a Life Insurance/ Sales and Marketing Consultant with 32 years of service. A graduate of Pennsylvania State University, he was a member of the Harrisburg Symphony and played in dance bands since high school. As a member of The Blue NotesŽ here in Florida, he played at Katie Bells on Sunday nights for over 5 years as well performing at various clubs and retirement communities from Georgia to South Florida. He was a member of Leesburg Masonic Lodge #58 and the Scottish Rite Consistory of Harrisburg. He was a member of Morrison United Methodist Church and a longtime member of the Sunrise Choir at Morrison. Buzz played mixed doubles tennis at Paradise Courts for many years and also played a lot of executive golf. Buzz is survived by his wife, Helen; sons William (Harrisburg, PA) and Alex (Portland, ME); daughters Dana Beaman (Virginia Beach, VA) and Leanne RustyŽ Widenhofer (Virginia Beach, VA). He is also survived by 10 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held for Buzz at Morrison United Methodist Church on Monday, September 10th, 2018 at 11am. Memorial contributions may be made to Morrison United Methodist Church, 1005 West Main Street, Leesburg, FL 34748 or a Hospice of your choice. Online condolences may be left at www. Arrangements entrusted to Beyers Funeral Home and Crematory, Leesburg, FL.Blair BuzzŽ Gingrich Funeral Services Funeral Services for Minnie Louise StiggonsGamble, 67, of Eustis, FL will be held Saturday, September 1, 2018 at 4:00 P.M. at Leesburg Church of the Nazarene, 2100 Martin Luther King Blvd. Leesburg, FL. Visitation will be held Friday, August 31, 2018 from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at the Zanders Memorial Chapel, 232 W. Michael Gladden Blvd., Apopka, FL, 32703. www. zandersfuneralhome. com A Zanders Service: (407) 886-3388 (407) 866-5656 (FAX) Minnie Louise Stiggons-Gamble come to embrace it. They deserve the opportunity to test that,Ž said Coun-cilman Harmon Massey.Among the changes that will be m ade to the ordi-nance in advance of the Sept. 13 meeting is that the entertainment district be in effect seven days per week.Additionally, while city administrators recommended spending $112,000 for an additional police officer and park staff for the district, the council wants to pilot the program for one year with no addi-tional personnel. Council members noted that the entertain-ment districts in both Tavares and Eustis are not patrolled by police.Other regulations such as a one-drink limit and the use of a 16-ounce plastic cup were also part of the ordinance but needed further definition.The city will also rework the boundaries of the district to eliminate a few businesses and residential areas that objected to being included.Overall, however, the ordinance seems poised to pass with a majority of merchants, residents and council members seem-ingly in favor of it.We can prosper from just little inconsequential things added over a period of time, one being this entertainment dis-trict,Ž said Don Sheldon of Mount Dora Cigars. Tavares and Eustis both have incorporated it and have experienced growth.Ž I implore you, I ask of you, I beg you to buckle down, go to your boot straps and pull up so we can make this not just a town but a community where we can grow and prosper together,Ž he said.But Jim Gunderson, who owns Lakeside Inn, requested his popular hotel be left out of the district.There are 24 operating restaurants and bars in the downtown area, and the fact that people cant go from one place to another without a drink in their hand to me, is pretty preposterous,Ž Gunderson said.Still, he is the one who suggested to the council that if they were going to pass it, to extend it to seven days per week instead of four to avoid confusion.Gunderson was also concerned about subjecting families and children, or people who dont drink, to public drinking.I feel the term entertainment district is a misnomer. Its misleading. Its all about drinking,Ž Gunderson said.Massey said he could not envision people fall-ing over drunk on the streets of Mount Dora just because an entertainment district is implemented.Las Palmas restaurant owner Edna Gonzalez said downtown merchants understand their right and responsibility to refuse alcohol to people who are already inebriated. I dont think it will do anything negative. I think it will make us an even more amazing place to visit,Ž Councilman John Tucker said.Councilwoman Laurie Tillett called herself the Debbie DownerŽ of the council.It seems to me that this is another nibble at removing the authenticity of our city thats quaint, thats charming and thats differe nt than anywhere else,Ž she said. DELAYFrom Page A3at $50,000,Ž Maudlin said.So now we wait for FDOT to give us the proj-ect go-ahead,Ž Minner said. That should come in the next week. Then, we procure the project. Construction should start sometime in November.ŽThe earlier project was designed to eliminate two-way continuous turn lanes that ran down the middle of the four-lane highway „ suicide lanes,Ž some people call them.They were replaced with raised medians and cueingŽ lanes, so that motorists can make a turn without being rear-ended.The concept is similar to the southbound, left-hand turn lane off U.S. 441 onto Radio Road.Reshaping the busy road is part of a bigger redo of the area. Construction crews are in the process of tearing down the community building and Venetian Gardens swimming pool to make way for a new community building, restaurants and boat docks.Ski Beach is also undergoing big changes, with a boat ramp and fencing. The city earlier com-pleted a new playground and splash pad at Rogers Park.Future plans include some way to link the area to downtowns Main Street. The city has also spent millions on gatewayŽ projects „ signs and landscaping, including U.S. 441 by the airport. DIXIEFrom Page A3campaign.But the controversy is a sign that race may be in issue in the campaign for governor in the nations third-largest state, which like the rest of the country is becoming more demographi cally diverse. It is also a sign of what is likely to be a hard-fought, nega-tive campaign between the two candidates.In an interview Wednes-day morning with CNN, Gillum accused DeSantis and President Donald Trump, whose support was a critical factor in DeSantis success, of "both scraping from the bottom of the barrel.""I actually believe that Florida and its rich diver-sity are going to be looking for a governor whos going to bring us together, not misogynist, not racist, not bigoted,Ž Gillum said. Theyre going to be looking for a governor whos going to appeal to our higher aspirations as a state, whos going to talk about what it means to build a Florida that makes room for all of us and not just some of us.ŽBoth Trump and DeSantis have likened Gillums policy positions to socialism.ŽIm trying to make Florida even better. He wants to make Florida a Venezuela,Ž DeSantis said Tuesday night after trouncing Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam in the GOP guber-natorial primary.DeSantis also said Gillum, who has the support of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and billionaire George Soros, a major donor to liberal candidates, is out of step with mainstream Florida voters. There is a difference in getting some of the Bernie Sanders people to vote for you in a primary and then going to the broader Flor-ida electorate and trying to sell that m essage,Ž DeSantis said. I dont think thats going to sell. I dont think that dog will hunt in Florida.Ž COMMENTFrom Page A3and ended up tussling with corrections officers over it, authorities say. Rodrick Jeremiah Rob-inson, 25, reportedly began trashing his cell because officers refused his request to be moved out of general population to a solitary cell, and then when officers intervened to restrain Robinson, he reportedly claimed that they beat him up.The Sheriffs Office investigated the claim and determined it was unfounded. And it wasnt the first time, they said. Robin-son reportedly made two other claims that he had been physically abused while in custody, and both were declared to be false.He was charged this time with making a false report to law enforcement.CORRECTIONA story on Page A3 of Tuesdays paper provided an incorrect conviction history for a man arrested on weapons charges in Eustis over the weekend. Kourtland I. Dukes, 22, has a 2014 conviction for possession of a firearm by a juvenile. He is also currently charged in neighboring Marion County with possession of ammuni-tion by a convicted felon, possession of cocaine and possession if drug paraphernalia. BRIEFSFrom Page A3 By Jeff Karoub and Josh ReplogleAssociated PressDETROIT „ Mourners streamed in for a second day Wednesday to pay their respects to Aretha Franklin, who was dressed in a different outfit for her final public viewing, as if making a costume change during a show.Fans waited festively outside, then walked in a solemn, single-file line into the rotunda of Detroits Charles H. Wright Museum of Afri-can American History. There, they found Frank-lin in a polished bronze casket and a sheer baby blue dress with match-ing shoes, a change from the bright red outfit seen Tuesday across the world. On the inside of the lid, embroidered into the fabric, read Aretha Franklin the Queen of Soul.ŽThe two-day view-ing was part of a week of commemorations for the legend, who died Aug. 16 of pancreatic cancer. She was 76. A marathon funeral with an all-star list of speakers and performers was scheduled for Friday.Just as Franklins more than six decades of music wrought emotions out of her fans, so too did her viewing.As they approached the casket and heaping displays of roses, many people smiled, cried, crossed themselves, bowed their heads or blew kisses. The strains of Franklins gospel recordings echoed in the airy space.I was pushed by ... but a tear still came,Ž said Maggie Penn, 78, of Detroit. The retired counselor, who grew up in the same neighborhood as Franklin and crossed paths with her in the pre-fame years, said she always appreciated that the singer remained rooted.She never forget from which she came,Ž Penn said.Gina Moorman attended Tuesday nights sorority ceremony staged in Franklins honor at the museum and returned Wednesday.I wasnt even going to do it, but I wanted to see her again,Ž said Moorman, 57, as she waited with hundreds of others in a line that snaked around to the back of the museum and beyond. Its a real blessing to see her.ŽPeggie Funny and her friend Mary A. Wilson, of Columbia, South Carolina, both born in 1954, came to Detroit for one day only on a whim because they wanted to pay their respects. They were standing outside the museum taking video and sharing it with friends on social media.During the 70s, any-thing she made during that time, we were just dancing to and enjoying it,Ž Funny said.Seeing Franklin in her casket rendered Wilson speechless. I felt very emotional going in, very emotional,Ž she said. I just wanted to stand there. I froze.ŽThey were both impressed that Franklin had on a different outfit.Delana Kidd said she woke up Wednesday and knew she had to go to the museum.Today was my day off, so I said, Youve got to come,Ž Kidd said. Kidd met Franklin at a store where she worked about 10 years ago, and the encounter made her a forever fan,Ž she said.She said the singer looked beautiful while lying in repose: I dont know about red yester-day. I didnt see it, but ... she just looked gorgeous, peaceful,Ž Kidd said.Lauren Mills, 74, said her late husband proposed to her at a Detroit-area Franklin concert in 1977. Shes not sure what overcame him, since they had seen Franklin perform many times before, but I guess it was something spe-cial,Ž she said. It was just something about her voice that calmed you „ whatever you were going through,Ž said Mills, who attended Tuesday nights ceremony. Seeing her, I would say she was saying, Ive done my duty. Im OK „ Im going to rest now,Ž Mills said.Herman Phillips, another fan who spent time at the viewing Wednesday, shared his own personal connection to Franklin. I feel that Im a privi-leged one because I sang in a choir with Aretha when I joined her fathers church, in a young adult choir,Ž Phillips said. I sang with her, not often because she was on the road a lot, but I do say I have that privilege. I was able to sing with Aretha at one time.Ž Moorman didnt know Franklin personally, but that didnt seem to matter. The music, she said, drew her in as it conveyed joy, pain and all things in between.She was intertwined in all of our lives,Ž she said, adding that her love for the singer started with Respect.Ž Were just feeling good about seeing the Queen.ŽFans stream in for 2nd day of Aretha Franklin public viewingPeople in line sign well wishes on poster boards outside the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History during a public visitation for Aretha Franklin in Detroit on Wednesday. [AP PHOTO/PAUL SANCYA] Florida Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis, right, speaks to supporters with his wife, Casey, at an election party in Orlando after winning the Republican primary Tuesday. [AP PHOTO/PHELAN M. EBENHACK]

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A6 Thursday, August 30, 2018 | DailyCommercial.comstrong number for a primary. In the 2014 primary, the voter turnout was a paltry 17 percent in Lake County, and in 2016 „ even though it was a presidential election year „ it was just 24 percent.Why the comparatively large turnout this year?Supervisor of Elections Alan Hays thinks the controversial school safety tax referendum probably drove voters to the polls. He noted that between 55,000 and 56,000 voters cast ballots in the large county-wide races for Clerk of Courts, School Board and County Commission. Meanwhile, 63,000 people cast ballots for or against the school tax, which means thousands of people cast votes in the referendum but likely skipped the other high-profile races. Early birdsA primary record 14,248 people voted early this year at one of Lakes 10 early-voting sites. Thats 10,000 more than the previous record, reflecting a growing trend. In addition, 14,416 people voted by mail. That means almost 29,000 people voted before Election Day, while 37,216 actually cast ballots at their polling places on Tuesday. Money talks ...Lake County races were largely won by incumbent officeholders. That may be due in part to the name recog-nition they enjoy, but money may have played a role as well.County Commissioner Sean Parks enjoyed one of the largest margins of vic-tory, collecting 72 percent of the vote to defeat Republican challenger Tad Schnaufer. Parks, a commissioner since 2010, pulled in a robust $88,000 for his re-election bid, although he only outspent Schnaufer $29,453 to $26,948.Incumbent School Board member Bill Mathias likewise dominated challenger Michael Sykes in the fundraising department, $69,372 to $4,570, in pulling off a convincing victory. But unlike Parks, Mathias wasnt bashful about spending what he brought in: He spent $62,288 to $2,729 for Sykes. ... Except when it doesntSchool Board member Stephanie Luke enjoyed the largest margin of victory Tuesday among Lake County candidates, pulling in 78 per-cent of the vote to 22 percent for challenger Peter Tarby. Yet Luke barely out-raised Tarby, posting just $4,055 in donations and spending $3,273. Tarby raised just $255 less and actually outspent Luke by $450.And in the Republican primary for Florida House District 32, large campaign warchests couldnt push Republicans Shannon Elswick and Monica Wofford over the top. Elswick spent $99,000 and Wofford spent $67,000, but it was 29-year-old Anthony Sabatini, who has styled his brief political career after President Trumps, who emerged victorious with a comparatively meager expenditure of $41,000. The non-candidate candidateA judge ruled that School Board candidate Perry Berkowitz was ineligible to run in the election Tuesday because he had failed to withdraw from his elected seat on the Hospital District board before qualifying for the School Board race, as required by law. But that didnt stop him from getting 10 percent of the vote.The problem is, by the time the judge ruled against Berkowitz, the ballots had already been printed. All the Supervisor of Elections Office could do was post signs in the voter booths advising that any votes cast for Berkowitz would not count. ELECTIONFrom Page A1to Washington for his burial. During the service, Gov. Doug Ducey remembered McCain as a senator and internationally known figure as well as a major figure in the history of Arizona. While Barry Goldwater was an Arizona native, McCain was Arizonas favorite adopted son,Ž the governor said on what would have been the 82nd birthday of McCain, who was born in the Panama Canal Zone while his father served in the military. Imagining an Arizona without John McCain is like picturing Arizona without the Grand Canyon,Ž Ducey said. Former Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl said he has been with McCain all around the world and he had better instincts on when to assert U.S. power than anyone else he knew. Kyl said he would miss McCain, whose greatest contribution was national security. I will miss him as a friend, and a strong force for Amer-ica, and the world,Ž Kyle said. Sen. Jeff Flake offered the benediction at the service. Later in the afternoon, the Capitol will be opened to the public to pay their respects. Arizona National Guard members carried the casket into the Arizona State Capitol Museum rotunda, where McCain will lie in state. Black curtains hung in the rotunda. U.S. and Arizona flags encir-cled the room. By the time the service ended and the rotunda was cleared, at least 100 people had already gathered outside to wait for the public viewing. Some had traveled for hours from California and elsewhere. They took shelter from the hot sun under tents erected by security teams while vol-unteers filled coolers with ice and water bottles. Chasity Pullin, whose hus-band and father are military veterans, was among those in line. She said she liked how McCain didnt act as though he was above others, and she praised all he did for veterans. It feels like youre losing part of your family, as much as he did,Ž she said. Ray Riordan, an 87-year-old Navy veteran who fought in the Korean War, came from Payson, Arizona. I grew up where a hand-shake was a contract and your word was your bond,Ž Riordan said. He represented the last of that as far as Im concerned.Ž Kassandra Morales, 44, stood with her sons, 8 and 2 years old. The single mom and Democrat brought a bouquet of flowers and said she had always looked up to McCain. Yesterday I asked my son who his hero was. He gave me a rappers name,Ž Morales said. I brought my children here to show them what a real hero was.Ž Veteran Judith Hatch handed out flags to people in the crowd, saying Arizona lost a champion for the military. Well need someone who is going to step up to the plate,Ž Hatch said. The viewing later in the day will go on as long as people are waiting in line, said Rick Davis, McCains former presidential cam-paign manager. Thursday morning will feature a procession through Phoenix on the way to a memorial service at North Phoenix Baptist Church, with the public invited to line the route along Interstate 17. Another viewing will be held at the U.S. Capitol on Friday, with a final memorial service at the Washington National Cathedral. AP writers Nicholas Riccardi, Jacques Billeaud and Anita Snow in Phoenix contributed to this report. MCCAINFrom Page A1Meghan McCain, daughter of, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. cries at the casket of her father during a memorial service at the Arizona Capitol on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, in Phoenix. [AP PHOTO/JAE C. HONG, POOL)]

PAGE 7 | Thursday, August 30, 2018 A7more ideologically aggressive and antiestablishment, but the bigger surprise is that Democrats nominated Gillum, the mayor of Tallahassee and a boldly liberal African-American candidate. The first black nominee for governor in Florida history, Gillum also is the most progressive in modern times.Democrats have gone with a string of centrist white candidates in recent years, all of whom have come up short, leaving the partys liberal base sour and second-guessing the best way to win.Democratic activists have long argued that the only way to boost midterm turnout is to offer voters a bold choice. They finally have their test case in Gillum, who is young, charismatic and unapolo-getically liberal.Gillum released a video calling for Trumps impeachment. He wants to legalize marijuana. He wants to abolish ICE. He is endorsed by Sanders „ a liberal icon „ and has received extensive finan-cial support from George Soros, the liberal billion-aire who often is vilified by conservatives.Less shocking is the Florida GOPs embrace of DeSantis, an ardently conservative congressman whose biggest asset was Trumps endorsement. Republican primary voters adore Trump and the pres-idents support proved decisive in the match up between DeSantis and Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam.In nominating DeSantis, Florida Republicans continued a recent trend toward anti-establish-ment figures such as Gov. Rick Scott and Trump, both of whom won primaries in Florida against candidates who were well-liked among party elites. GOVERNORFrom Page A1a 3 percentage-point edge over Graham by the end of the night.While Gillum hopes to make history as the Sun-shine States first black governor, DeSantis is trying to parlay his support from Trump into a gubernatorial win.But the question remains whether either candidate can translate his primary election victory into a November triumph.What youve got is the ultimate base-turnout election on both sides. Ron DeSantis isnt going to reach a bunch of mod-erates in the middle, and neither is Andrew Gillum. These are two guys who represent the absolute edge of their parties,Ž GOP consultant Rick Wilson, the author of the book Everything Trump Touches Dies,Ž said Wednesday.The outcome of the governors race in November is going to show us the heart of Flor-ida,Ž said Allison Tant, a former chairwoman of the Florida Democratic Party who is backing Gillum.And its going to show us if we are a state that wants more for each other than the division that DeSantis brings,Ž she said. Its going to be a very telling time for Florida, and well see what happens.ŽGillum made no secret of his strategy of relying on minority voters „ and others he claims have historically been ignored by candidates „ to boost him to victory in the primary.Gillum frequently points out that his party has lost each of the last two governors races in Florida by fewer than 70,000 votes, despite having what he described as good candidatesŽ he actively worked to help elect.What we have failed to do is to turn out the very base of voters that we need if we want to win. Theyre largely black voters, brown voters, younger voters and poor voters,Ž he said in a recent interview.But, the mayor conceded, those voters are also a different and difficult constituency to motivate and organize,Ž especially because they tend to stay home during midterm elections.Thats where grassroots aid comes in from groups like NextGen, the group backed by Steyer that targets young voters; the Florida Immigrant Rights Coalition; Color of Change; New Florida Majority; and a slew of other organizations that target minority voters.We are ecstatic about Andrews victory. It shows that Democratic voters are looking for someone who shares the experiences and values that they do and are look-ing for people who stand up and tell the truth and run an authentic and unapologetic campaign,Ž said Olivia Bercow, a spokeswoman for Next-Gen America.NextGen issued more than 300,000 text mes-sages, knocked on 80,000 doors and made a crazy amount of callsŽ on Gil-lums behalf, Bercow said.So we will be doubling down on those efforts to make sure that Andrew is elected in November and defeats Ron DeSantis,Ž she said. Were definitely in this race for the long haul.ŽStricter gun laws, more strident environ-mental policies and more spending on education were among the issues Gillum stressed during his year-long campaign for governor.In an interview Wednesday morning with CNN, Gillum said his pri-mary victory proved we can run wholly on our values.ŽWe can talk to people in a commonsensical way about the issues that con-front them. Quite frankly, it doesnt matter whether youre in the rural Panhandle of Florida, in the I-4 corridor, in the very populous, very diverse South Florida, if you work in multiple jobs to make ends meet, youre not happy,Ž he said. What my candidacy offered was, quite frankly, a foil for all those issues to say, you know what, we can talk about those issues, excite voters, and give them something to vote for, and not just against.ŽAmong registered voters in Florida, Demo-crats and Republicans are almost evenly split, and those with no party affiliation „ who are shut out of voting in primaries „ make up about 27 per-cent of the electorate.Gillums challenge in November lies in wooing independent voters and more mainstream Democrats, according to experts.Hes going to have to put together an Obama-esque coalition. He cant just do it with progressives. He cant just do it with African-Americans. The key is to look at His-panic voters in Florida. Whos going to be his running mate? Youre going to have to energize this growing group of moderate Hispanics,Ž University of Florida political-science profes-sor Daniel Smith told the News Service.Gillum will have to try to define himself to a broader general electorate than Democratic primary super votersŽ to pull off a November win, Smith predicted.The key for Gillum, as with most Democratic candidates in midterm election years like 2018, is to get the base out,Ž said Florida Democratic con-sultant Matthew Isbell, who supported Graham.At the end of the day, you dont know what the white moderate indepen-dents are going to do. You need to get your base out because DeSantis is certainly going to galvanize his base,Ž Isbell said.Gillum can sway white, working-class voters by emphasizing that the GOP, which has had con-trol of the governors mansion and the state Legislature for nearly two decades, hasnt done much for them,Ž and that the quality of life has eroded under their watch,Ž Isbell advised.Gillum needs to generate excitement among Democrats and gin up animosity toward DeSan-tis, who is a pretty strong bogeyman for progressives and moderates,Ž Isbell said.This is a test. The argument from progres-sives was that you needed a dynamic candidate to bring people out. Well, now is the test. This is the laboratory of that test. In the third-largest state of the nation, we have nominated a dynamic liberal who excites a lot of people. The question now is, will they show up?Ž Isbell said. GILLUMFrom Page A1


A8 Thursday, August 30, 2018 | 2,500 2,600 2,700 2,800 2,900 3,000 A MAMJJ 2,800 2,860 2,920 S&P 500Close: 2,914.04 Change: 16.52 (0.6%) 10 DAYS 23,200 24,000 24,800 25,600 26,400 A MAMJJ 25,280 25,740 26,200 Dow Jones industrialsClose: 26,124.57 Change: 60.55 (0.2%) 10 DAYSAdvanced 1636 Declined 1110 New Highs 133 New Lows 31 Vol. (in mil.) 2,750 Pvs. Volume 2,629 1,845 1,928 1727 1113 164 21 NYSE NASDDOW 26167.94 26035.30 26124.57 +60.55 +0.23% +5.69% DOW Trans. 11429.71 11355.32 11395.94 +5.36 +0.05% +7.38% DOW Util. 730.27 725.93 729.97 +4.26 +0.59% +0.91% NYSE Comp. 13148.42 13074.82 13132.17 +47.37 +0.36% +2.52% NASDAQ 8113.56 8042.10 8109.69 +79.65 +0.99% +17.47% S&P 500 2916.50 2898.40 2914.04 +16.52 +0.57% +8.99% S&P 400 2052.96 2038.00 2050.23 +6.29 +0.31% +7.87% Wilshire 5000 30411.91 30229.97 30384.51 +182.58 +0.60% +9.32% Russell 2000 1737.02 1724.73 1734.75 +6.33 +0.37% +12.98% HIGH LOW CLOSE CHG. %CHG. 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The S&P 500 and Nasdaq finished at record highs for the fourth day in a row.Stocks have rallied over the past four days as investors grew more hopeful about trade talks between the U.S., Mexico and Canada. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday that Canada could join a trade pact between the U.S. and Mexico by Friday.The Commerce Department said the U.S. economy was a bit stronger than it previously thought. It said gross domes-tic product grew 4.2 percent in the second quarter. Stron-ger business investment was a big reason, as companies spent more money on items like software."Corporate spending is up, which is something that is very important for the overall economy," said Quincy Krosby, chief market strate-gist at Prudential Financial.Technology companies including Apple, Microsoft and Alphabet made strong gains.The S&P 500 advanced 16.52 points, or 0.6 percent, to 2,914.04. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 60.55 points, or 0.2 percent, to 26,124.57. The Nasdaq com-posite jumped 79.65 points, or 1 percent, to 8,109.69.The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks added 6.33 points, or 0.4 per-cent, to 1,734.75. It also closed at a record high.Technology firms and other large companies started climbing Friday as reports suggested a breakthrough on trade was near. On Monday the White House said it had reached a preliminary deal with Mexico to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement. Mexico is the U.S.' third-largest trading partner and Canada is second, behind China.The S&P 500 has risen 3.5 percent in August after a 3.6 percent gain in July. That two-month gain is its best since late 2015.Amazon jumped 3.4 percent to $1,998.10 after a Morgan Stanley analyst raised his price target on its stock to $2,500 from $1,850. At that price, Amazon would have a market value of $1.2 trillion."We have increasing confi-dence that Amazon's rapidly growing, increasingly large, high margin revenue streams (advertising, Amazon Web Services, subscriptions) will drive higher profitability," Brian Nowak wrote.Apple became the first pub-licly traded company to reach the $1 trillion mark early this month. Investors currently value the iPhone maker at almost $1.08 trillion to Ama-zon's $975 billion.Other retailers struggled. Dick's Sporting Goods dipped 2.2 percent to $35.60 after its sales fell short of expectations. Stocks rise again as technoloy companies and Amazon jump

PAGE 9 | Thursday, August 30, 2018 A9HAVE YOUR SAYWe welcome signed letters and guest columns. Letters should not exceed 300 words and columns should not exceed 500 words. Columns need to include a recent headshot of the writer. We edit for length, clarity, and grammar. Mail: Voices, P.O. Box 490007, Leesburg, FL 34749-0007 Email: Fax: 352-365-1951 In the final days of his life, and in death, John McCain achieved what he was unable to accomplish in two presidential campaigns „ gain the support of a majority of Americans. With the exce ption of one very notable and petulant Republican and some of his ardent followers, McCain has been remembered fondly by Americans who belong to the GOP and the Democratic Party, and by independents, for his contributions to country „ as a naval aviator, a member of Congress and an independent thinker. McCains death Saturday was no surprise. The cancer prognosis for the 81-year-old senator from Arizona was grim from the outset; he died not long after discontinuing treatment. But in an era when trashing the political opponent has become standard, the tributes to McCain from voices across the political spectrum have been refreshing. The expressions of admiration cited, of course, McCains wartime military service and the tenacity that enabled him to overcome the physical and emotional torture of being a prisoner of war. When Americans saw McCain, they viewed not only a veteran but a man who bore the scars and disfigurement of imprisonment. When Americans learned that McCain was neither the best student at the Naval Academy nor the greatest pilot, they nevertheless knew that he put his life on the line for his nation and suffered dearly for doing so. McCain rejected the notion that he had an uncommon will to survive, consistently noting the truth „ that legions of other Vietnam veterans experienced and overcame treatment that was equally severe, if not worse. McCain was born into family of high-ranking military officers and, critics said, harbored a sense of entitlement. But as he matured, personally and politically, he endeavored to ensure that his brothers and sisters in arms received the respect and aid to which they were entitled. In Congress, McCain could be partisan and brash. Yet, in one of his greatest political moments, during a town hall meeting, he rejected the lies leveled by one of his supporters against President Barack Obama; a lesser man would have silently let the moment pass. A staunch Republican, McCain was known for cosponsoring legislation with Democrats, including the liberal Ted Kennedy, a favorite target of the political right. Bipartisan collaboration has fallen out of favor with the extreme wings of both major political parties but, in McCain, Americans who value cooperation as a means of serving the common good saw a role model. Its no wonder, then, that McCain asked former presidents George W. Bush and Obama to deliver eulogies at his funeral. Perhaps the nadir of McCains tenure in the Senate occurred when he succumbed to intervening on behalf of troubled banks; he was also stung by his support for the mistaken U.S. war against Iraq, which he subsequently conceded was an error. But even when McCain erred, he had an innate ability to project remorse and embrace accountability. He was able to do so politically in part because Americans understood that McCain was one tough dude who believed in honor. And, so, he will be honored as such by a grateful n ation.OUR OPINIONMcCain a man of honor and duty ANOTHER OPINION Finding someone in Washington who is nonpartisan and puts the nations interests ahead of their own is so rare these days that he or she, if found, might well qualify as an endangered species. But once in a while „ call it the law of averages „ someone speaks the truth. It happened last week when Mark Penn, former adviser to Bill and Hillary Clinton, wrote a column for The Hill newspaper in which he claimed there is a big difference between how Hillary Clinton and President Trump have been treated when it comes to allegations of criminal behavior. Penn then appeared on Fox News where he spoke of the double standardŽ applied to Trump and his associates compared to how Clinton was exonerated by FBI Director James Comey over her private email server and her handling of classified information. The investigations related to the email were handled with kid gloves, and the investigations related to Trump ... with all-out prosecutorial force of government and deep state might,Ž Penn said. It doesnt matter. The long knives have been drawn by those who want to reverse the results of the 2016 election and put themselves back in power. They will not be sheathed until blood is drawn, preferably the blood of the president, whose personality might not win him any g ood deportment citations on a grade school report card, but whose policies are making the nation stronger. Neither does it matter that no evidence of Russian collusionŽ by the Trump campaign has yet to be uncovered. That train seems to have long ago left the station, replaced by other strategies to bring down the president, none of which were part of the special counsels original mandate. Indeed, on July 13 when Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced the indictment of 12 Russians for their alleged roles in hacking computers at the Democratic National Committee and other sites, he said: Theres no allegation in this document that any American citizen committed a crime. Theres no allegation that the conspiracy changed the vote count or affected any election result.Ž Rosenstein knows the indicted Russians will never be extradited and tried, so it looks to most conservatives like a public relations stunt designed to show that Robert Mueller was pursuing what he had been tasked with discovering. Having failed to achieve that objective, the tentacles of his office have spread out in other directions, now reaching the Trump organization where its CEO has been granted full federal immunity and will likely be required to divulge anything „ perhaps even those long-hidden Trump income tax returns, which Democrats have wanted made public since the 2016 campaign. President Trump needs to refocus and stop attacking his political enemies, and even his friends, and start worrying about his most pressing problem. As The Wall Street Journal editorialized, The biggest political threat to Mr. Trump is a Democratic election victory in November, which will trigger a drive for impeachment. Mr. Trump isnt going to persuade anyone to vote for Republicans by railing against a Republican attorney general he selected.Ž He should stop publicly admonishing Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who early on recused himself from all things Russian. After the presidents latest criticism of Sessions, Sessions issued a statement defending the law and the integrity of the Department of Justice against the presidents constant criticism. Yes, the DOJ has behaved differently under Sessions (and Rosenstein) than it did when Eric Holder, described as President Obamas wing man,Ž held that post, but nothing can be done about that now. The president should concern himself with what is being done on other fronts where he can credibly claim success. The problem is that his constant attacks on others, which achieve little, have obscured many of his accomplishments. Americans want to be happy about the present and optimistic about the future. This president „ any president „ should see that as his main calling and pull back on his Twitter barrages. There should be only one standard for a presidents behavior. Readers may email Cal Thomas at OPINIONThe double standard applied to President Trump OPINIONSteve Skaggs | Publisher Tom McNiff | Executive Editor Whitney Lehnecker | Digital Editor, Lifestyles Editor Tom McNiff, editor 352-365-8250 The Daily Commercial recently published a story about numerous problems facing Leesburg High School. A year ago, Michael Randolph took over as Leesburgs principal, bringing with him a vision of how to turn the school around. Heres what Facebook users had to say:I just read some posts on this high school and principal and they were rave reviews from students and parents! Great job! Leesburg needed you!!Ž Tammy Perry ScottInteresting how a school can produce world class football teams and bands and cheerleaders but suck at education. Maybe the school puts their efforts into the wrong areas trying to please the kids instead of teaching reality of working toward a job skill.Ž Don VielLets [clapping emoji] to this great man for all hes doing.Ž Marilyn RosaMr. Randolph is the best thing that has happened to LHS in years!! He stepped into a mess and is turning things around. Every day I see this man do wonderful things for our school. Th only worry I have is him leaving...we need him here forever!!! #Jacketpride!!Ž Marty WhatleySounds like a caring and enthusiastic educator. Dont let him go.Ž Mary McIntyreOutstanding. Go Jackets.Ž Darryl ColemanThis is awesome news. Couldve happened 3 yrs ago though when Anthony Russell was there, but Moxleys lack of vision kept such from happening. Thank God for Diane Kornegay.Ž Ralph SmithThis is AWESOME news!!!! Love it!Ž Kelly Guthrie RaleyAll I can say if he can turn it around then good for him. That has been a bad school for years, and I know what Im talking about. My kids and some of my grandkids when there! It was terrible!!Ž Jeanete LockeThat school sure needs a turn around esp with new teachers that care about the childrens education. Get rid of the teachers that see them slacking and dont say anything about it. I pulled my daughter out of that school now and she is doing 100 percent better with teachers that care about her education and help in subjects that she was slacking in.Ž Melissa HisLady ClarkHope he figures out how to schedule the lunches so the kids actually have time to not only get their lunch, but time to eat it as well.Ž Mary RobertsParents need to help him and the school as well remember education & etc comes from home first then school and the streets. Lets remember these teachers & staff got families too to go home too so if you want your kids well educated and etc teach them too to be respectful and go to school and do what they need to do. Uniform would be great too.Ž Yadira RodriguezKudos to Principal Randolph the Harbor Hills community is behind you!ŽAdam RichFACEBOOK FORUMWhat youre saying on social media Cal Thomas


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PAGE 11 | Thursday, August 30, 2018 B1 SPORTS FOOTBALL B3PREVIEWS OF TONIGHTS HIGH SCHOOL CONTESTS Paul Jenkins, Sports editor 352-365-8204 paul.jenkins@dailycommercial.comThe Villages star point guard had o ers from traditional powersBy Frank Jolleyfrank.jolley@dailycommercial.comTre Mann had his choice of the top college basketball pro-grams in the country.Longtime national powers Kansas, North Carolina, Indiana, along with relative newcomers Florida and Flor-ida State were among the more than 20 offers from which the high scoring point guard from The Villages had to choose.And when it came time to make a decision, Mann chose familiarity over tradition on Tuesday when he announced that he would take his game to the University of Florida and play for coach Mike White. Mann tweeted out his announcement: HOMETOWN HERO Im 100% committed to the University of Florida. GO GATORS,Ž along with a photo of him in a Gators uniform.Mann tolds National Basketball Recruit-ing Director Paul Biancardi that Florida coach Mike Whites persistence helped to make his decision.Every time I looked up, (White) was at one of my games,Ž Mann said. He recruited me real hard. He told me he would not let me fail; that impressed me.ŽMann is one of the top 10 prep point guards in the Class of 2019 according to multiple recruiting services, and is the fourth-best player in the state. ESPN ranks him the 30th-best player, regardless of position, in the nation.HIGH SCHOOL NOTEBOOKUF coach sold Mann on GatorsThe Villages Tre Mann (24) drives into the lane against Wildwoods Oscene Mikell (5) on Feb. 8 in Wildwood. Mann announced Tuesday that he will play collegiately at the University of Florida. [PAUL RYAN /CORRESPONDENT] By Mark LongAssociated PressJACKSONVILLE „ Dante Fowler considers the preseason finale at Tampa Bay a homecoming „ and an audition.Even though Fowler is an integral part of Jacksonvilles vaunted defense, he will be on the field Thursday night against the Buccaneers. The reason: Fowler is suspended for the regular-season opener at the New York Giants, so the fourth-year defensive end will get a little more work before leaving the team for a week.Fowler welcomes the opportunity since he knows this is likely his final season in Jacksonville. Hes essentially starting his 2019 free agency pitch six months early.Honestly my goal this year is really just to show people that Im a franchise player,Ž said Fowler, who grew up in St. Petersburg. Im an elite player. Im one of the top defensive ends, linebackers, whatever you want to call me, in this league.ŽFowler notched a careerhigh eight sacks last season, plus two more in the AFC championship game at New England. He averaged one sack for every 46.6 snaps played, better than Jaguars All-Pro defensive end Calais Campbell (55.2) and Pro Bowler Yannick Ngakoue (59.4).But Fowlers off-field issues combined with the franchises belief Ngakoue is a budding star have made the fourth-year player expendable, especially since hes a backup in the final year of his rookie contract and sure to land a starting role elsewhere.Just not yet. The Jaguars want one more productive year from the third overall pick out of the University of Florida in the 2015 draft.Its not like I have to get double-digit sacks,Ž Fowler said. When you watch me on film, even though I might be coming off the bench, theyll be like, That guy, he has a future. Thats all I want to do. I want to go out there and put great tape out there, being fundamentally sound, playing fast and physical, getting to the quarterback, being stout in the run game.I dont want to just be known as a pass-rusher. I want to be known as a guy thats going to get sacks and get 6-10 tackles a game. Th ats Jags Fowler out to prove hes a franchise playerBy Steven WineAssociated PressDAVIE „ Miami Dolphins quarterback David Fales has been on the bubble for his entire fiveyear NFL career, so he almost sounds convincing when he says todays exhibition finale at Atlanta is just another game.Waived four times and released from a practice squad twice, Fales will likely be awarded the No. 2 job for the first time if he plays well against the Falcons.If he plays poorly, he might be cut.In his latest battle to stay in the league, Fales is com-peting with Brock Osweiler for Miamis backup job.You cant put too much weight on one game,Ž Fales said. Im going to approach it the same way I have every preseason game and every game. You cant put too much pressure on yourself. Otherwise youre going to be forcing stuff and trying to do crazy stuff, and its not going to help you.ŽIts the oddest thing about these preseason finales the week before the season „ theyre poorly attended and mostly meaningless, but for play-ers fighting to make the roster, the pressure is perhaps greater than in a playoff game.So Dolphins coach Adam Gase will see how Fales and Osweiler fare under pressure. Gase seeks a successor to the departed Matt Moore, Miamis backup Dolphins No. 2 QB still unclearFales and Osweiler have chance to earn job South Lakes Paige Wilson hits the ball out of the rough at the Class 2A state golf championships at Mission Inn in Howey-in-the-Hills on Oct. 31, 2017. Wilson placed eighth. [PAUL RYAN / CORRESPONDENT] South Lakes Paige Wilson tops returning playersBy Frank Jolleyfrank.jolley@dailycommercial.comAfter years of living in the penthouse, area high school golf fans might be forced to take a step back.The inevitable cyclical nature of high school sports may have finally caught up to Lake and Sumter counties this season, with only six players back from the group of 13 who played in last years state finals at Mis-sion Inn Resort and Club.As the FHSAA regular season enters its second week, there appears to be only one player „ South Lake senior Paige Wilson „ likely to reach the state finals in late October and early November when it returns to Mission Inn. Others could join her, but after three straight top-20 finishes in the past three years, Wilson is the closest local fans have of a sure bet.Of course, very few likely expected a repeat of 2017 ƒ arguably, the best season ever for prep golf in Lake and Sumter counties.Lake Minneolas Jonathan Yaun cruised to a four-stroke win to become the first area golfer to win a state title since Tavares Betty Lou Wolfe won back-to-back titles in 1950 and 1951. Eustis Justin Rickerson was tied for 22nd among Class 2A boys in his fourth straight state finals.On the girls side, Eustis Julia Towne and Leesburgs Alyssa Lamoureux finished tied for second in the girls Class 2A individual finals. It marked Townes seventh state tourna-ment and her se cond straight runner-up finish, while Lamoureux was capping her only season at Leesburg after winning the girls Class 3A state championship in 2015 while a student at Seminole.HIGH SCHOOL GOLF PREVIEWShes a contenderSee CONTENDER, B3 See GATORS, B3 See DOLPHINS, B3 See FOWLER, B3


B2 Thursday, August 30, 2018 | SCOREBOARD HOW TO REACH USPaul Jenkins, Sports Editor Email: Phone: 352-365-8204SPORTS RESULTSSchools or coaches can report game results by calling 352-365-8204. Submissions also can be emailed to Results submitted after 9:30 p.m. may not appear in the next days edition of the Daily Commercial.SPORTS ON TV PRO BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Boston 91 42 .684 „ New York 84 48 .636 6 Tampa Bay 70 62 .530 20 Toronto 60 72 .455 30 Baltimore 39 94 .293 52 Central Division W L Pct GB Cleveland 75 56 .573 „ Minnesota 61 70 .466 14 Detroit 53 80 .398 23 Chicago 52 80 .394 23 Kansas City 42 91 .316 34 West Division W L Pct GB Houston 81 51 .614 „ Oakland 80 53 .602 1 Seattle 74 58 .561 7 Los Angeles 64 69 .481 17 Texas 58 75 .436 23 Tuesdays Games N.Y. Yankees 5, Chicago White Sox 4 Baltimore 12, Toronto 5 Boston 8, Miami 7 Cleveland 8, Minnesota 1 Atlanta 9, Tampa Bay 5 L.A. Dodgers 8, Texas 4 Oakland 4, Houston 3 Kansas City 6, Detroit 2 Colorado 3, L.A. Angels 2 San Diego 2, Seattle 1 Wednesdays Games Kansas City 9, Detroit 2 Oakland at Houston Seattle at San Diego Miami at Boston, late Chicago White Sox at N.Y. Yankees, late Toronto at Baltimore, late Minnesota at Cleveland, late Tampa Bay at Atlanta, late L.A. Dodgers at Texas, late Todays Games Minnesota (Odorizzi 5-8) at Cleveland (Clevinger 9-7), 1:10 p.m. Detroit (Liriano 3-9) at N.Y. Yankees (Happ 15-6), 7:05 p.m. Boston (Porcello 15-7) at Chicago White Sox (Giolito 10-9), 8:10 p.m. L.A. Angels (Heaney 7-8) at Houston (Verlander 13-8), 8:10 p.m. Seattle (LeBlanc 7-3) at Oakland (Montas 5-3), 10:05 p.m. Fridays Games Detroit at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m. Tampa Bay at Cleveland, 7:10 p.m. Toronto at Miami, 7:10 p.m. Minnesota at Texas, 8:05 p.m. Boston at Chicago White Sox, 8:10 p.m. L.A. Angels at Houston, 8:10 p.m. Baltimore at Kansas City, 8:15 p.m. Seattle at Oakland, 10:05 p.m. National League East Division W L Pct GB Atlanta 74 57 .565 „ Philadelphia 70 62 .530 4 Washington 67 66 .504 8 New York 58 74 .439 16 Miami 53 80 .398 22 Central Division W L Pct GB Chicago 78 53 .595 „ St. Louis 74 58 .561 4 Milwaukee 73 60 .549 6 Pittsburgh 64 68 .485 14 Cincinnati 57 75 .432 21 West Division W L Pct GB Arizona 72 60 .545 „ Colorado 72 60 .545 „ Los Angeles 71 61 .538 1 San Francisco 67 67 .500 6 San Diego 51 83 .381 22 Tuesdays Games Chicago Cubs 2, N.Y. Mets 1, 11 innings, susp. Washington 5, Philadelphia 4 Boston 8, Miami 7 Cincinnati 9, Milwaukee 7 Atlanta 9, Tampa Bay 5 L.A. Dodgers 8, Texas 4 St. Louis 5, Pittsburgh 2 Colorado 3, L.A. Angels 2 San Diego 2, Seattle 1 San Francisco 1, Arizona 0 Wednesdays Games Chicago Cubs 2, N.Y. Mets 1, 1st game, 11 innings N.Y. Mets at Chicago Cubs, 2nd game Seattle at San Diego, late Miami at Boston, late Washington at Philadelphia, late Milwaukee at Cincinnati, late Tampa Bay at Atlanta, late L.A. Dodgers at Texas, late Pittsburgh at St. Louis, late Arizona at San Francisco, late Todays Games Milwaukee (Miley 2-2) at Cincinnati (Reed 0-1), 12:35 p.m. Pittsburgh (Musgrove 5-7) at St. Louis (Gant 5-5), 7:15 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Montgomery 4-4) at Atlanta (Foltynewicz 10-8), 7:35 p.m. Arizona (Ray 3-2) at L.A. Dodgers (Hill 6-4), 10:10 p.m. Colorado (Marquez 11-9) at San Diego (Richard 7-11), 10:10 p.m. Fridays Games Chicago Cubs at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m. Milwaukee at Washington, 7:05 p.m. Toronto at Miami, 7:10 p.m. Pittsburgh at Atlanta, 7:35 p.m. Cincinnati at St. Louis, 8:15 p.m. Arizona at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10 p.m. Colorado at San Diego, 10:10 p.m. N.Y. Mets at San Francisco, 10:15 p.m. TENNIS U.S. OPEN RESULTSNEW YORK „ Results Wednesday from the U.S. Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (seedings in parentheses): Mens Singles Second Round Taylor Fritz, United States, def. Jason Kubler, Australia, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 0-0, ret. Borna Coric (20), Croatia, def. Roberto Carballes Baena, Spain, 7-6 (4), 6-2, 6-3. Daniil Medvedev, Russia, def. Stefanos Tsitsipas (15), Greece, 6-4, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3. Milos Raonic (25), Canada, def. Gilles Simon, France, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4. Stan Wawrinka, Switzerland, def. Ugo Humbert, France, 7-6 (5), 4-6, 6-3, 7-5. Womens Singles Second Round Venus Williams (16), United States, def. Camila Giorgi, Italy, 6-4, 7-5. Karolina Pliskova (8), Czech Republic, def. Ana Bogdan, Romania, 6-2, 6-3. Sloane Stephens (3), United States, def. Anhelina Kalinina, Ukraine, 4-6, 7-5, 6-2. Victoria Azarenka, Belarus, def. Daria Gavrilova (25), Australia, 6-1, 6-2. Barbora Strycova (23), Czech Republic, def. Lara Arruabarrena-Vecino, Spain, 6-0, 6-1. Elise Mertens (15), Belgium, def. Vera Lapko, Belarus, 6-2, 6-0. Anastasija Sevastova (19), Latvia, def. Claire Liu, United States, 6-3, 6-1. Qiang Wang, China, def. Irina-Camelia Begu, Romania, 6-3, 6-1. Elina Svitolina (7), Ukraine, def. Tatjana Maria, Germany, 6-2, 6-3. Mens Doubles First Round Jurgen Melzer, Austria and Nikola Mektic, Croatia, def. Peter Gojowczyk, Germany and Purav Raja, India, 7-6 (2), 6-4. Austin Krajicek, United States and Tennys Sandgren, United States, def. Jonathan Erlich, Israel and Aisam Qureshi, Pakistan, 6-3, 6-4. Wesley Koolhof, Netherlands and Marcus Daniell, New Zealand, def. Max Mirnyi, Belarus and Philipp Oswald, Austria, 6-3, 7-6 (8). Philipp Petzschner, Germany and Tim Puetz, Germany, def. Jonathan Eysseric, France and Marton Fucsovics, Hungary, 6-1, 6-2. Robin Haase, Netherlands and Matwe Middelkoop (14), Netherlands, def. Donald Young, United States and Christopher Eubanks, United States, 6-2, 4-6, 7-6 (6). Feliciano Lopez, Spain and Marc Lopez (10), Spain, def. Patrick Kypson, United States and Danny Thomas, United States, 4-6, 6-2, 6-4. Horia Tecau, Romania and Jean-Julien Rojer (6), Netherlands, def. Antonio Sancic, Croatia and Sander Arends, Netherlands, 6-3, 6-4. Michael Venus, New Zealand and Raven Klaasen (8), South Africa, def. Lukas Lacko, Slovakia and John Millman, Australia, 6-2, 6-2. Marcel Granollers, Spain and Ivan Dodig (11), Croatia, def. Romain Arneodo, Monaco and Luke Bambridge, Britain, 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-4. Womens Doubles First Round Barbora Krejcikova, Czech Republic and Katerina Siniakova (1), Czech Republic, def. Katerina Bondarenko, Ukraine and Aleksandra Krunic, Serbia, 7-6 (4), 6-1. Su-Wei Hsieh, Taiwan and Aryna Sabalenka, Belarus, def. Darija Jurak, Croatia and Xenia Knoll, Switzerland, 6-1, 6-3. Monique Adamczak, Australia and Desirae Krawczyk, United States, def. Caty McNally, United States and Whitney Osuigwe, United States, 6-1, 3-6, 6-2. Oksana Kalashnikova, Georgia and Nao Hibino, Japan, def. Kateryna Kozlova, Ukraine and Belinda Bencic, Switzerland, 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (6). Irina Khromacheva, Russia and Dalila Jakupovic, Slovenia, def. Ana Isabel Medina Garrigues, Spain and Arantxa Parra Santonja, Spain, 6-4, 6-0. Asia Muhammad, United States and Jennifer Brady, United States, def. Kveta Peschke, Czech Republic and Nicole Melichar (8), United States, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 7-5. Vera Zvonareva, Russia and Timea Bacsinszky, Switzerland, def. Alize Cornet, France and Irina Maria Bara, Romania, 1-6, 6-4, 6-4. Samantha Stosur, Australia and Shuai Zhang, China, def. Veronika Kudermetova, Russia and Eri Hozumi, Japan, 6-2, 4-6, 6-2. Shuko Aoyama, Japan and Ying-Ying Duan, China, def. Galina Voskoboeva, Kazakhstan and Aliaksandra Sasnovich, Belarus, 6-3, 6-1. Lidziya Marozava, Belarus and Lesley Kerkhove, Netherlands, def. Abigail Spears, United States and Alicja Rosolska (12), Poland, 6-4, 6-4. Kristina Mladenovic, France and Timea Babos (2), Hungary, def. Kirsten Flipkens, Belgium and Alison Van Uytvanck, Belgium, 6-4, 7-5. AUTO RACING NASCAR MONSTER ENERGY CUP SCHEDULE-WINNERSThrough Aug. 20 Feb. 11 „ x-Advance Auto Parts Clash (Brad Keselowski) Feb. 15 „ x-Can-Am Duel 1 (Ryan Blaney) Feb. 15 „ x-Can-Am Duel 2 (Chase Elliott) Feb. 18 „ DAYTONA 500 (Austin Dillon) Feb. 25 „ Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 (Kevin Harvick) March 4 „ Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube (Kevin Harvick) March 11 „ TicketGuardian 500 (Kevin Harvick) March 18 „ Auto Club 400 (Martin Truex Jr) March 26 „ STP 500 (Clint Bowyer) April 8 „ OReilly Auto Parts 500 (Kyle Busch) April 15 „ Food City 500 (Kyle Busch) April 21 „ Toyota Owners 400 (Kyle Busch) April 29 „ GEICO 500 (Joey Logano) May 6 „ AAA 400 Drive for Autism (Kevin Harvick) May 12 „ KC Masterpiece 400 (Kevin Harvick) May 19 „ x-Monster Energy Open (AJ Allmendinger) May 19 „ x-Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race (Kevin Harvick) May 27 „ Coca-Cola 600 (Kyle Busch) June 3 „ Pocono 400 (Martin Truex Jr) June 10 „ FireKeepers Casino 400 (Clint Bowyer) June 24 „ Toyota / Save Mart 350 (Martin Truex Jr) July 1 „ Overtonas 400 (Kyle Busch) July 7 „ Coke Zero Sugar 400 (Erik Jones) July 14 „ Quaker State 400 (Martin Truex Jr) July 22 „ Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 (Kevin Harvick) July 29 „ Gander Outdoors 400 (Kyle Busch) Aug. 5 „ Go Bowling at The Glen (Chase Elliott) Aug. 12 „ Consumers Energy 400 (Kevin Harvick) Aug. 18 „ Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race (Kurt Busch) Sep. 2 „ Bojangles Southern 500, Darlington, S.C. Sep. 9 „ Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard, Speedway, Ind. Sep. 16 „ South Point 400, Las Vegas, Nev. Sep. 22 „ Federated Auto Parts 400, Richmond, Va. Sep. 30 „ Bank of America Roval 400, Concord, N.C. Oct. 7 „ Dover 400, Dover, Del. Oct. 14 „ 500, Talladega, Ala. Oct. 21 „ Hollywood Casino 400, Kansas City, Kan. Oct. 28 „ First Data 500, Martinsville, Va. Nov. 4 „ AAA Texas 500, Fort Worth, Texas Nov. 11 „ Can-Am 500, Avondale, Ariz. Nov. 18 „ Ford Ecoboost 400, Homestead, Fla. x-non-points raceNASCAR MONSTER ENERGY CUP POINTS LEADERSThrough Aug. 20 1. Kyle Busch, 1003. 2. Kevin Harvick, 960. 3. Martin Truex Jr, 849. 4. Kurt Busch, 796. 5. Clint Bowyer, 776. 6. Joey Logano, 768. 7. Ryan Blaney, 733. 8. Brad Keselowski, 730. 9. Kyle Larson, 729. 10. Denny Hamlin, 707. 11. Chase Elliott, 697. 12. Aric Almirola, 658. 13. Erik Jones, 635. 14. Jimmie Johnson, 604. 15. Alex Bowman, 572. 16. Ricky Stenhouse Jr, 493. 17. Ryan Newman, 481. 18. Daniel Suarez, 479. 19. Austin Dillon, 475. 20. Paul Menard, 473. 21. William Byron, 442. 22. Jamie McMurray, 434. 23. Chris Buescher, 380. 24. AJ Allmendinger, 376. 25. David Ragan, 349. 26. Bubba Wallace, 346. 27. Kasey Kahne, 345. 28. Michael McDowell, 344. 29. Ty Dillon, 310. 30. Matt DiBenedetto, 266. 31. Trevor Bayne, 214. 32. Landon Cassill, 123. 33. Gray Gaulding, 118. 34. Matt Kenseth, 117. 35. Cole Whitt, 90. 36. D.J. Kennington, 82. 37. Corey Lajoie, 79. 38. Jeffrey Earnhardt, 70. 39. Brendan Gaughan, 49. 40. Reed Sorenson, 45. 41. Harrison Rhodes, 23. 42. Blake Jones, 21. 43. Kyle Weatherman, 16. 44. Mark Thompson, 15. 45. Chris Cook, 6. 46. Tomy Drissi, 5. 47. Derrike Cope, 4. 48. Danica Patrick, 2. 49. Cody Ware, 1. GOLF PGA TOURDELL TECHNOLOGIES CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Norton, Mass. Course: TPC Boston. Yardage: 7,342. Par: 71. Purse: $9 million. Winners share: $1,620,000. Television: Friday, 2:30-6:30 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday, 3-6:30 p.m. (Golf Channel); Sunday 1-3 p.m. (Golf Channel); 3-6 p.m. (NBC); Monday, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (Golf Channel), 1:30-6 p.m. (NBC). Defending champion: Justin Thomas. FedEx Cup leader: Bryson DeChambeau. Last week: Bryson DeChambeau won The Northern Trust. Notes: Ryder Cup captain Jim Furyk will make three of his four wild-card picks after the tournament. ... European Tour players in the “ eld cannot count any world ranking points from this event to the Ryder Cup standings. ... This is the second of four FedEx Cup playoffs events, culminating with the Tour Championship. The top 70 in the FedEx Cup advance to the third playoff event next week outside Philadelphia. ... Rickie Fowler is taking another week off to rest an oblique injury. He is No. 22 in the standings and could fall out of the top 30. ... Rory McIlroy makes his “ rst playoff event appearance this year. ... Tiger Woods fell “ ve spots in the FedEx Cup standings to No. 25. He won at the TPC Boston in 2006 and was runner-up in 2004 an 2017. ... Brooks Koepka has another shot at replacing Dustin Johnson at No. 1 in the world. Koepka trails by a narrow margin. ... After this year, The Northern Trust will alternate years between Liberty National in New Jersey and the TPC Boston. ... The tournament began in 2003 and was run by the Tiger Woods Foundation. ... Jordan Spieth tied for 25th last week and moved up 10 spots to No. 33. He has never missed the Tour Championship in his previous “ ve years on tour. Next week: BMW Championship. Online: www.pgatour.comLPGA TOURCAMBIA PORTLAND CLASSIC Site: Portland, Ore. Course: Columbia Edgewater CC. Yardage: 6,476. Par: 72. Purse: $1.3 million. Winners share: $195,000. Television: Today, 7-10 p.m. (Golf Channel); Friday-Saturday 5:30-8:30 p.m. (Golf Channel); Sunday, 6-9 p.m. (Golf Channel). Defending champion: Stacy Lewis. Race to CME Globe leader: Ariya Jutanugarn. Last week: Brooke Henderson won the CP Womens Canadian Open. Notes: Lewis won a year ago after the devastation of Hurricane Harvey in Houston and donated her earnings to relief efforts. ... Brooke Henderson moved back into the top 10 in the world ranking at No. 8. ... Henderson needs one more victory to match Sandra Post as most among Canadian players. Post won eight times. ... Sung Hyun Park and Ariya Jutanugarn, Nos. 1 and 2 in the world, are taking the week off. ... This is the “ nal LPGA Tour event in the United States until the season concludes with the CME Group Tour Championship on Nov. 15-18 in Naples, Florida. ... Seven players, led by Jutanugarn, have a scoring average under 70. ... Henderson has won in Portland two of the past three years. ... The tournament dates to 1992 when Nancy Lopez was the inaugural winner. Next tournament: Evian Championship on Sept. 13-16. Online: COLLEGE FOOTBALL TODAY EAST Bowie St. at Wagner, 6 p.m. Rhode Island at Delaware, 7 p.m. New Hampshire at Maine, 7 p.m. UCF at UConn, 7 p.m. SOUTH Chowan at Campbell, 7 p.m. Tennessee Tech at Chattanooga, 7 p.m. Morehead St. at E. Kentucky, 7 p.m. Kennesaw St. at Georgia St., 7 p.m. S. Illinois at Murray St., 7 p.m. Shorter at Samford, 7:30 p.m. SE Louisiana at Louisiana-Monroe, 8 p.m. Wake Forest at Tulane, 8 p.m. Savannah St. at UAB, 8 p.m. MIDWEST CCSU at Ball St., 7 p.m. Quincy at Indiana St., 7 p.m. New Mexico St. at Minnesota, 7 p.m. MVSU at North Dakota, 7:30 p.m. Northwestern at Purdue, 8 p.m. SOUTHWEST Missouri St. at Oklahoma St., 8 p.m. Northwestern St. at Texas A&M, 8:30 p.m. FAR WEST Weber St. at Utah, 8 p.m. W. Illinois at Montana St., 9 p.m. UC Davis at San Jose St., 10 p.m. FRIDAY SOUTH Army at Duke, 7 p.m. MIDWEST Syracuse at W. Michigan, 6 p.m. Monmouth (NJ) at E. Michigan, 6:30 p.m. Utah St. at Michigan St., 7 p.m. W. Kentucky at Wisconsin, 9 p.m. FAR WEST Western St. (Col.) at Idaho St., 8:35 p.m. Portland St. at Nevada, 9 p.m. San Diego St. at Stanford, 9 p.m. Colorado at Colorado St., 9:30 p.m. SATURDAY EAST Texas St. at Rutgers, Noon Villanova at Temple, Noon St. Francis (Pa.) at Lehigh, 12:30 p.m. UMass at Boston College, 1 p.m. Holy Cross at Colgate, 1 p.m. Georgetown at Marist, 1 p.m. Lock Haven at Duquesne, 2 p.m. New Haven at Bryant, 3 p.m. Appalachian St. at Penn St., 3:30 p.m. Albany (NY) at Pittsburgh, 3:30 p.m. William & Mary at Bucknell, 6 p.m. Delaware St. at Buffalo, 6 p.m. Lafayette at Sacred Heart, 6 p.m. SOUTH Texas vs. Maryland at Landover, Md., Noon James Madison at NC State, Noon Coastal Carolina at South Carolina, Noon Furman at Clemson, 12:20 p.m. Alcorn St. at Georgia Tech, 12:30 p.m. St. Augustines at Jacksonville, 1 p.m. Washington vs. Auburn at Atlanta, 3:30 p.m. Austin Peay at Georgia, 3:30 p.m. Cent. Michigan at Kentucky, 3:30 p.m. Tennessee vs. West Virginia at Charlotte, N.C., 3:30 p.m. Fort Valley St. at Florida A&M, 5 p.m. Tuskegee at Alabama St., 6 p.m. Fordham at Charlotte, 6 p.m. NC A&T at East Carolina, 6 p.m. Limestone at Gardner-Webb, 6 p.m. SC State at Georgia Southern, 6 p.m. Shaw at Hampton, 6 p.m. Old Dominion at Liberty, 6 p.m. Virginia St. at Norfolk St., 6 p.m. Elon at South Florida, 6 p.m. Boise St. at Troy, 6 p.m. Richmond at Virginia, 6 p.m. Newberry at W. Carolina, 6 p.m. The Citadel at Wofford, 6 p.m. Miles at Alabama A&M, 7 p.m. Brevard at Davidson, 7 p.m. Indiana at FIU, 7 p.m. Grambling St. at Louisiana-Lafayette, 7 p.m. Mercer at Memphis, 7 p.m. Towson at Morgan St., 7 p.m. Louisiana Tech at South Alabama, 7 p.m. Jackson St. at Southern Miss., 7 p.m. Bethune-Cookman vs. Tennessee St., 7 p.m. Point (Ga.) at Stetson, 7 p.m. Mars Hill at ETSU, 7:30 p.m. Charleston Southern at Florida, 7:30 p.m. Stephen F. Austin at Mississippi St., 7:30 p.m. Middle Tennessee at Vanderbilt, 7:30 p.m. Alabama vs. Louisville at Orlando, Fla., 8 p.m. MIDWEST Kent St. at Illinois, Noon Oregon St. at Ohio St., Noon Robert Morris at Dayton, 1 p.m. Howard at Ohio, 2 p.m. Butler at Youngstown St., 2 p.m. N. Illinois at Iowa, 3:30 p.m. Marshall at Miami (Ohio), 3:30 p.m. Cal Poly at N. Dakota St., 3:30 p.m. UT Martin at Missouri, 4 p.m. William Jewell at Drake, 7 p.m. Nicholls at Kansas, 7 p.m. VMI at Toledo, 7 p.m. South Dakota at Kansas St., 7:10 p.m. St. Xavier at Illinois St., 7:30 p.m. Michigan at Notre Dame, 7:30 p.m. S. Dakota St. at Iowa St., 8 p.m. Akron at Nebraska, 8 p.m. SOUTHWEST FAU at Oklahoma, Noon Houston at Rice, Noon Southern U. at TCU, Noon Mississippi vs. Texas Tech at Houston, Noon E. Illinois at Arkansas, 4 p.m. Morehouse at Ark.-Pine Bluff, 7 p.m. SE Missouri at Arkansas St., 7 p.m. SW Baptist at Houston Baptist, 7 p.m. Kentucky Christian at Lamar, 7 p.m. Cent. Arkansas at Tulsa, 7 p.m. SMU at North Texas, 7:30 p.m. N. Arizona at UTEP, 7:30 p.m. Abilene Christian at Baylor, 8 p.m. Texas-Permian Basin at Texas Southern, 8 p.m. FAR WEST Stony Brook at Air Force, 2 p.m. Washington St. at Wyoming, 3:30 p.m. North Carolina at California, 4 p.m. UNLV at Southern Cal, 4 p.m. Cent. Washington at E. Washington, 4:05 p.m. McNeese St. at N. Colorado, 4:05 p.m. W. New Mexico at San Diego, 5 p.m. Cincinnati at UCLA, 7 p.m. Incarnate Word at New Mexico, 8 p.m. Bowling Green at Oregon, 8 p.m. North Alabama at S. Utah, 8 p.m. N. Iowa at Montana, 9 p.m. St. Francis (Ill.) at Sacramento St., 9 p.m. Idaho at Fresno St., 10 p.m. UTSA at Arizona St., 10:30 p.m. BYU at Arizona, 10:45 p.m. Navy at Hawaii, 11 p.m. SUNDAY SOUTH Prairie View at NC Central, Noon SOUTHWEST LSU vs. Miami at Arlington, Texas, 7:30 p.m. MONDAY SOUTH Virginia Tech at Florida St., 8 p.m. TRANSACTIONS BASKETBALL National Basketball Association SAN ANTONIO SPURS „ Signed F Quincy Pondexter. FOOTBALL National Football League CINCINNATI BENGALS „ Waived G Cory Helms. DETROIT LIONS „ Waived OL Beau Nunn. Waived-injured DT Toby Johnson. SEATTLE SEAHAWKS „ Signed WR Tyler Lockett to a three-year contract extension. Canadian Football League WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS „ Signed DE Gerald Rivers to the practice roster. Released WR Tyrone Pierre from the practice roster. HOCKEY National Hockey League NEW JERSEY DEVILS „ Named Martin Brodeur executive vice president of business development. OLYMPIC SPORTS INTERNATIONAL CANOE FEDERATION „ Suspended kayaker Inna OsypenkoRadomska four years for refusing a doping test. SOCCER Major League Soccer D.C. UNITED „ Placed G David Ousted on the DL. SEATTLE SOUNDERS „ Announced the retirement of F Clint Dempsey. COLLEGE PENN STATE „ Named Chris Grosse assistant athletic director for marketing. PRO FOOTBALL NFL PRESEASONAll times EasternAMERICAN CONFERENCEEAST W L T PCT. PF PA New England 2 1 0 .667 77 62 Buffalo 1 2 0 .333 55 71 N.Y. Jets 1 2 0 .333 46 37 Miami 0 3 0 .000 54 80 SOUTH W L T PCT. PF PA Houston 2 1 0 .667 53 44 Jacksonville 2 1 0 .667 51 40 Indianapolis 2 1 0 .667 61 54 Tennessee 0 3 0 .000 37 77 NORTH W L T PCT. PF PA Baltimore 4 0 0 1.000 97 52 Cincinnati 3 0 0 1.000 77 53 Pittsburgh 2 1 0 .667 81 71 Cleveland 2 1 0 .667 42 29 WEST W L T PCT. PF PA Oakland 2 1 0 .667 44 35 Denver 1 2 0 .333 80 83 L.A. Chargers 1 2 0 .333 48 74 Kansas City 1 2 0 .333 58 58 NATIONAL CONFERENCE EAST W L T PCT. PF PA N.Y. Giants 2 1 0 .667 62 53 Washington 1 2 0 .333 49 68 Dallas 0 3 0 .000 37 72 Philadelphia 0 3 0 .000 34 73 SOUTH W L T PCT. PF PA Carolina 3 0 0 1.000 80 57 New Orleans 2 1 0 .667 75 47 Tampa Bay 2 1 0 .667 86 71 Atlanta 0 3 0 .000 20 62 NORTH W L T PCT. PF PA Minnesota 2 1 0 .667 73 62 Green Bay 2 1 0 .667 88 64 Chicago 2 2 0 .500 94 90 Detroit 1 2 0 .333 60 76 WEST W L T PCT. PF PA Arizona 3 0 0 1.000 71 35 L.A. Rams 2 1 0 .667 47 68 San Francisco 1 2 0 .333 54 60 Seattle 0 3 0 .000 51 64WEEK 4 Thursdays GamesNew England at N.Y. Giants, 7 p.m. N.Y. Jets at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Cleveland at Detroit, 7 p.m. Indianapolis at Cincinnati, 7 p.m. Miami at Atlanta, 7 p.m. Jacksonville at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. Washington at Baltimore, 7:30 p.m. Carolina at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m. Dallas at Houston, 8 p.m. L.A. Rams at New Orleans, 8 p.m. Buffalo at Chicago, 8 p.m. Minnesota at Tennessee, 8 p.m. Green Bay at Kansas City, 8:30 p.m. Denver at Arizona, 10 p.m. Oakland at Seattle, 10 p.m. L.A. Chargers at San Francisco, 10 p.m. SOCCER MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCERAll times Eastern EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T PTS GF GA Atlanta United FC 16 4 6 54 55 30 New York Red Bulls 16 6 4 52 49 26 New York City FC 14 6 6 48 49 34 Columbus 11 8 7 40 33 33 Philadelphia 11 11 3 36 35 39 Montreal 10 14 3 33 34 45 New England 7 10 8 29 38 41 D.C. United 7 10 6 27 39 40 Toronto FC 7 12 6 27 43 46 Chicago 6 15 6 24 37 52 Orlando City 7 16 2 23 38 59 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T PTS GF GA FC Dallas 13 5 7 46 40 31 Sporting Kansas City 13 6 6 45 47 30 Los Angeles FC 12 7 7 43 50 40 Real Salt Lake 12 10 5 41 42 44 Seattle 11 9 5 38 32 26 Los Angeles Galaxy 10 9 8 38 49 48 Portland 10 7 7 37 35 35 Vancouver 10 9 7 37 43 51 Minnesota United 9 15 2 29 38 52 Houston 7 11 7 28 41 37 Colorado 6 14 6 24 31 48 San Jose 3 14 8 17 36 47 3 points for victory, 1 point for tieAug. 24Atlanta United FC 2, Orlando City 1 Los Angeles FC 1, LA Galaxy 1, tieAug. 25Philadelphia 1, New England 0 Toronto FC 3, Montreal 1 Sporting Kansas City 2, Minnesota United 0 Real Salt Lake 6, Colorado 0 Vancouver 3, San Jose 2Aug. 26New York Red Bulls 1, D.C. United 0 Seattle 1, Portland 0Todays GamesHouston at New York Red Bulls, 8 p.m. Philadelphia at D.C. United, 8 p.m. FC Dallas at San Jose, 10:30 p.m. Toronto FC at Portland, 10:30 p.m.Saturdays GamesSporting Kansas City at Seattle, 4 p.m. New York at Montreal, 7:30 p.m. Philadelphia at Orlando City, 7:30 p.m. Portland at New England, 7:30 p.m. Houston at FC Dallas, 8 p.m. Los Angeles FC at Toronto FC, 8 p.m. New York City FC at Columbus, 8 p.m. Los Angeles Galaxy at Real Salt Lake, 10 p.m. San Jose at Vancouver, 10 p.m.Sundays GameAtlanta United FC at D.C. United, 7:30 p.m.U.S. OPEN CUPAll times Eastern CHAMPIONSHIP Wednesday, Sept. 26Philadelphia (MLS) at Houston (MLS), 7 p.m.NATIONAL WOMENS SOCCER LEAGUEAll times Eastern W L T PTS GF GA North Carolina 16 1 6 54 48 17 Seattle 11 4 8 41 26 16 Portland 11 6 6 39 37 27 Chicago 8 4 10 34 32 26 Houston 9 9 5 32 35 34 Utah 8 7 8 32 20 22 Orlando 8 9 6 30 30 36 Washington 2 17 4 10 11 34 Sky Blue FC 0 16 5 5 19 46 3 points for victory, 1 point for tie.Aug. 25North Carolina 1, Seattle 1, tie Chicago 3, Orlando 1 Portland 1, Washington 0 Houston 6, Sky Blue FC 1AUTO RACING 4:55 a.m. (Friday) ESPN2 „ Formula One, Heineken Italian Grand Prix, practice, at Monza, Italy COLLEGE FOOTBALL 7 p.m. BTN „ New Mexico St. at Minnesota ESPNU „ UCF at UConn 8 p.m. CBSSN „ Wake Forest at Tulane ESPN „ Northwestern at Purdue FS1 „ Missouri St. at Oklahoma St. 8:30 p.m. SEC „ Northwestern St. at Texas A&M GOLF 5:30 a.m. GOLF „ European PGA Tour, Made In Denmark, “ rst round, at Aarhus, Denmark 9:30 a.m. GOLF „ European PGA Tour, Made In Denmark, “ rst round, at Aarhus, Denmark 3 p.m. GOLF „ Tour, DAP Championship, “ rst round, at Beachwood, Ohio 7 p.m. GOLF „ LPGA Tour, Cambia Portland Classic, “ rst round, at Portland, Ore. HORSE RACING 4 p.m. FS2 „ Saratoga Live, P.J. Johnson Stakes, at Saratoga Springs, N.Y. MLB BASEBALL 12:30 p.m. MLB „ Milwaukee at Cincinnati 7:30 p.m. MLB „ Regional coverage, Chicago Cubs at Atlanta OR Pittsburg at St. Louis (7 p.m.) 10:30 p.m. MLB „ Arizona at L.A. Dodgers (joined in progress) OR Colorado at San Diego (10 p.m.) MIXED MARTIAL ARTS 9 p.m. NBCSN „ Professional Fighters League, at Atlantic City, N.J. NFL FOOTBALL 7 p.m. NFL „ Preseason, Cleveland at Detroit 10 p.m. NFL „ Preseason, Denver at Arizona TENNIS Noon ESPN „ U.S. Open, second round, at New York 6 p.m. ESPN2 „ U.S. Open, second round, at New York 7 p.m. ESPN2 „ U.S. Open, second round, at New York TRACK & FIELD 2 p.m. NBCSN „ IAAF Diamond League, Final, at ZurichVOLLEYBALLEustis 3, Leesburg 0 Brittiney Jones had 10 kills and two blocks on Tuesday to lead Eustis past Leesburg in a Class 6A-District 13 contest.Game scores were 25-16, 25-16 and 25-9.Jones also had two blocks. Sarah Dressner had nine service aces, two blocks and two kills for the Panthers (2-1). CorrectionA picture on Page B1 of Wednesday's edition incorrectly identified an East Ridge volleyball player. The photo was of Macey McGinnis.HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP By Tim BoothAssociated PressSEATTLE „ Former U.S. national team captain and Seattle Sounders striker Clint Dempsey announced his retirement on Wednesday, effective immediately.In a statement issued by the Sounders, the 35-year-old Dempsey said he believes its the right time to call it quits after playing soccer professionally for 15 years.After a lot of thought, my family and I have decided that this is the right time for me to step away from the game,Ž Dempsey said. Id like to thank all of the team-mates, coaches and support staff that Ive worked with throughout my career. It has always been my dream to make it as a pro. Im grateful to have been on this ride. I would like to thank all of the fans who have supported me throughout my career with the New England Revolution, Fulham, Tottenham, Seattle Sounders and the U.S. mens national team.US striker Clint Dempsey retires from soccer

PAGE 13 | Thursday, August 30, 2018 B3MOUNT DORA (1-0) at UMATILLA (0-1)7 p.m.Mount Dora head coach Frank Scott well remem-bers the last time his team faced Umatilla. The Hur-ricanes were a big favorite, but got all they could handle from the Bulldogs before hanging on for a 34-28 win in a game that was called with 4:40 left in the fourth quarter because of lightning.Now Mount Dora is coming off a thrilling 35-33 win on the road at East Ridge in the season opener while Umatilla is coming off a 51-0 loss to Clearwater Calvary Christian. But Scott says the Hur-ricanes will not be looking past the Bulldogs this year.Last year they came into our game with one win and we took them lightly,Ž said Scott, who was the offensive coordi-nator for the Hurricanes a year ago before being promoted to head coach this year. They really had us on the ropes last year. Coach (Ryan) Mills is doing a great job over there. They could have easily beaten us last year.ŽThe Class 4A Hurricanes stopped a 2-point conversion with 1:29 left in the game to preserve last weeks win over Class 7A East Ridge.Mount Dora running back Isayah Hatter rushed for 115 yards and two scores while Austin Berg had six catches for 115 yards and two touch-downs against East Ridge. The Hurricanes also came up with three intercep-tions against the Knights. BROOKSVILLE CENTRAL (0-1) at TAVARES (0-1)7 p.m.Tavares has had trouble getting its offense untracked in both the preseason Kickoff Clas-sic and in last weeks 35-0 season-opening loss to The Villages, where the Bulldogs were held to 47 yards passing and 43 yards rushing.Lemuel Miller had most of the offense for Tavares against The Vil-lages, rushing 15 times for 40 yards. Quarterback Tyquan Wiggins completed 6 of 17 passes for 47 yards and was under duress for most of the game.Tavares had a couple of key turnovers to keep the Bulldogs from mounting a serious scoring threat.Central opened its season with a 41-0 loss to Spring Hill Springstead, a Class 6A team that was 8-3 a year ago. Central went 2-7 last season, with one of its two wins being a 49-31 victory over Tavares in Brooksville.They have some good players and take advan-tage of them in all phases of the game... but we feel like we match up with them and can give them a great challenge,Ž Tavares coach Scott Armatti said.TONIGHT'S HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL GAMESMount Doras Weston Edge “ nds some room to run against East Ridge last week in Clermont. [JOE OTT/ CORRESPONDENT] That likely will not be the case this year.Of the players back this season, Wilson led the Eagles girls team to states in Class 2A and recorded an eighth-place finish among individuals. Ashley McKittrick, Gretchen Faraci and Darbee Kramer were Wil-son's teammates.For the boys, Jack Pani-goni and Trevor Moran competed for The Villages, which finished 15th in the Class 1A team competition.Wilson will be looking to get back to the finals for the fourth-straight year. Previously, she fin-ished tied for 20th place as a freshman, and alone in fourth place and eighth place as a sophomore and junior, respectively.Wilson and Nate Williams, her counterpart on South Lakes boys team, are expected to be key players in the Eagles runs at winning district titles for the third consecutive year. Both have gotten off to quick starts, with Wilson recording a 2-over par 38 in the Lady Eagles season-opening match against Lake Minneola, and Williams getting in red numbers with a 1-under 35 against Umatilla.South Lake won both matches.Paige has set her sights on finishing this season as the top player in Class 2A golf,Ž said South Lake coach Paul Prince. She has finished in the top 10 in the state the last three years and has dialed in her game to put herself in a position to compete for the individual Class 2A title. Paige is consistently one of the most dominant players in every match shes played in and as a result, she constantly plays with a target on her back.ŽHowever, Prince is quick to point out that Wilson has help with McKittrick, now a junior, expected to play a role in helping the lady Eagles return to states as a team for the fourth straight year. Faraci and Kramer, along with senior Cici Baragan, also will contribute.For the boys, Prince said Williams will be a key. However, Tyler Worrall, along with Cody Ashe and Ryan Galinas, provide depth. In the Eagles win against Umatilla at Green Valley Country Club, Ashe carded a 45, while Worrall had a 47 and Galinas added a 54.Nate and Tyler are the most experienced and consistent players we have back from last years squad,Ž Prince said. Well be looking for leadership and low scores each time out from them. The newcomers, however, have shown they are ready to compete for match spots and no one is promised a starting position.That kind of competition should help us improve as the season goes on.Ž Class 3A-District 7 East Ridge Lake Minneola Orlando Dr. Phillips Ocoee Orlando OlympiaWinter Garden West Orange WindermereNotes: Traditionally, one of the toughest districts in the state. Lake Minneola will compete this season without boys state champion Jonathan Yaun, who graduated and has moved on to Liberty University. The Knights will look to Zach Bell for leadership. Hunter Whiteside and Tanner Sheehan also will compete for East Ridge. Madyson Moy will lead the lady Knights. Class 2A-District 7 South Sumter Inverness Citrus Dunnellon LecantoNotes: South Sumter is the only local team in the district. Inverness Citrus is the Raiders closest dis-trict rival. The Raiders finished third in region-als, led by Andy Ashleys 87. Class 2A-District 9 Leesburg Eustis Tavares Mount Dora South Lake UmatillaNotes: Eustis will have to replace two-time Class 2A girls state runner-up Julia Towne, who made seven trips to the state finals, along with Justin Rickerson, who made four. Leesburgs leader in 2017 was Alyssa Lamoureaux, who tied with Towne for state runner-up last season and was the Class 3A state champion in 2015. Paige Wilson will look to win a state title in her fourth after back-to-back top-eight finishes. Wilson fired a 76 last year at regionals to lift the lady Eagles into the finals. South Lake, Mount Dora and Eustis top the dis-trict tournament in 2017, but didnt fare as well at regionals. Tavares Mandi Hutchinson and Maddie Minner were individual qualifiers in the district tournament, along with Towne, who shot a 72. Class 1A-District 8 Real Life Christian The VillagesBrooksville Hernando Christian Ocala Meadowbrook Ocala Trinity Catholic Ocala ChristianLecanto Seven Rivers ChristianOcala St. John LutheranNotes: The Villages boys team reached state last year, but looks to be in a rebuilding mode this season. The Buffalo are made up mostly of fresh-men and sophomores and likely will improve as the season wears on. Real Life Christian, a private school in Clermont, is competing in an FHSAA district for the first time. Class 1A-District 9First Academy of Leesburg Mount Dora Christian Sanford CroomsDaytona Beach Father Lopez Lake Mary PrepDeltona Trinity ChristianNotes: First Academy of Leesburg will field a girls team for the first time. The boys team fin-ished third in the district tournament in 2017, but struggled at regionals. Mount Dora Christian had two players qualify for regionals a year ago „ Caleb Dearing and Will Brown. Class 1A-District 10 Montverde AcademyOrlando Central Florida ChristianWinter Garden Foun-dation AcademyOrlando First AcademyWindermere PrepNotes: Montverde Academys boys team was third in last years district tournament, but could not get past Winter Park Circle Christian and Orlando First Acad-emy at regionals. Its girls team also finished third at districts, but couldnt crack the top two at regionals. CONTENDERFrom Page B1By announcing his com-mitment, Mann effectively closed his recruiting and cancelled previously sched-uled visits next month to Kansas and North Carolina. Mann can sign a National Letter of Intent during basketballs early signing period, which begins Nov. 14 and runs through Nov. 21.Scouts consider Mann, who stands 6-foot-4, to be a scorer with a knack for making big shots in clutch situations. He is an effective shooter out to 20 feet, but can also distribute the basketball and has enough length to be an effective defender. Mann led The Villages to a 30-3 record and the Class 5A state Final Four in 2017. The Buffalo seemed primed for a return trip last season until Mann suffered a torn meniscus in his right knee in the Class 5A-District 5 championship game.With their floor general on the bench, The Villages fell to Orlando Lake Highland Prep in the regional quarterfinals.Fully recovered, Mann drove himself through summer workouts with the Buffalo and multiple AAU tournaments to improve his stock and to set the tone for his senior season.This season will be my last year at The Vil-lages,Ž Mann said. I want to enjoy this year with my teammates and have fun with them. Thats the most important factor for me.Winning, of course, would be the best way to have fun.ŽMann was at his high-scoring best in last seasons Montverde Academy Invi-tational Tournament, when he turned in one of the top individual performances in tournament history. In three games, Mann aver-aged 28.1 points, including a 37-point barrage against Abington (Pennsylvania) Senior High.A member of the Daily Commercials All-Area First Team the past two years, Mann averaged 20 points, 5.6 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game in 2018.Cross countryBig things are expected this season of the Montverde Academy girls cross country team.And Saturdays performance at the Jim Ryun Invitational in Clermont demonstrated those expec-tations are not out of line.The Eagles finished second overall in the com-petition at Holloway Park in Lakeland, led by freshman Lily Henne, who won by nearly eight seconds over her nearest competition. Henne stopped the clock in 18 minutes, 50.4 seconds, easily outdistancing Sarasota Riverview junior Alyssa Hendrix, who fin-ished in 18:58.9.Montverde Academy finished with 61 points, fin-ishing just behind Seminole Osceola (59 points) for the team title.In addition to Henne, Montverde Academy got solid efforts from senior Nicole Meers (14th place), freshmen Ryleigh Sperry and Jayci Brauman (20th and 21st place, respec-tively), sophomore Brianna Hiers (23rd), and Zarrah Barbaza (27th). Eighthgrader Natalie Nesmith finished 50th.In addition, Leesburg finished 14th overall, with Kareena Gladis (25th place) recording the Yellow Jack-ets top finish. Gladis was followed by teammates Alicia Jiang (86th place), Kaithlyn Hawkins (101st), Laurynn Lackey (138th), Addison Palsgrove (148th), Juriea Williams (225th), and Myrikal Johnson (229th).Tavares freshman McK-enzie Mulligan was 44th. VolleyballNaomi Cabello, East Ridges 6-foot-1 junior setter, recently was named to the USA TODAY AllUSA Preseason Girls Volleyball team. A University of Texas commit, Cabello earned third team honors.The publication cited her ability to set and hitŽ as well as playing under con-trol with a calm demeanor.ŽCabello is the only player from Central Florida to make the first, second or third teams.So far this season, Cabello has led East Ridge to a 3-0 record. The Knights have not lost a set in their matches. GATORSFrom Page B1Fridays football gamesAll times EDT Leesburg at Eustis, 7 p.m. Orlando Christian Prep at Mount Dora Christian, 7 p.m. Winter Haven All Saints Academy at First Academy of Leesburg, 7 p.m. Lake Minneola at South Lake, 7 p.m. Jacksonville University Christian at Wildwood, 7 p.m. Brooksville Nature Coast Tech at South Sumter, 7:30 p.m. The Villages at Hamilton County, 7:30 p.m. East Ridge at Niceville, 8 p.m. quarterback since 2011.Osweiler and Fales havent looked like keep-ers much since training camp began, but Gase said hes comfortable with his options at backup quarterback „ an important role given doubts regard-ing the durability of starter Ryan Tannehill, whos coming off knee surgery and missed the entire 2017 season.Miami might decide to keep both Osweiler and Fales, but the fourth quarterback on the roster, Bryce Petty, is a long shot to make the team. There has also been speculation the unimpressive camps by Fales and Osweiler might prompt the Dolphins to go quarterback shopping before the season.Gase said hes certain his No. 2 QB will be either Fales or Osweiler. The reason for his comfort level?Ive called games for both of them,Ž Gase said.Fales won praise from Gase after his first career start in last years season finale. He threw for 265 yards and a touchdown in a loss to Buffalo.Osweiler, a seventh-year veteran, was a backup with the Denver Broncos and played in 13 games when Gase was an assis-tant coach there. DOLPHINSFrom Page B1 just the type of player I am. So, I just want people to know that Im known as a complete player on the field and Im a professional and Im a guy that cleaned up his act and left that past in the past. Im ready to move on from that.ŽFowlers troubles have been well documented.He was suspended for a week during training camp following an after-practice altercation with Ngakoue. He also was arrested twice in as many years, including in 2017 for hitting a 55-year-old man. Fowler eventually pleaded no contest to mis-demeanor charges. The case was closed in March, with Fowler sentenced to a year of probation and 75 hours of community service.The NFL suspended him without pay for the opener, a one-game penalty that will cost him $214,000.Fowler also was arrested in 2016, although those charges were eventually dropped.Coach Doug Marrone said Fowler has been a model player since return-ing from the one-week suspension.I have had no issues with him,Ž Marrone said. He has been doing a good job.ŽFowler insists hes matured through it all, ready to focus on football and his future. He wants to be a teddy bear off the field but a monster on the field.ŽJust want to show people that the past, them three years, my rookie year coming in and all that, that learning experience is, that chapter is over with and its just about being a profes-sional, being a grown man and just being the player that I want to be,Ž he said. How I want my legacy to be? Thats honestly what it is. Thats honestly what I want my goals to be this year.Ž FOWLERFrom Page B1Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Dante Fowler heads to the “ eld before practice on May 26, 2017, in Jacksonville. [AP PHOTO/JOHN RAOUX, FILE]


B4 Thursday, August 30, 2018 | DailyCommercial.comFeb.11: ClashatDaytona(BradKeselowski) Feb.15: Can-AmDuelatDaytona(RyanBlaneyand ChaseElliott) Feb.18: Daytona500(AustinDillon) Feb.25: FoldsofHonor500atAtlanta(KevinHarvick) March4: Kobalt400atLasVegas(KevinHarvick) March11: CampingWorld500(k)atPhoenix(Kevin Harvick) March18: AutoClub400atFontana(MartinTruexJr.) March26: STP500atMartinsville(ClintBowyer) April8: OReillyAutoParts500atTexas(KyleBusch) April15: FoodCity500atBristol(KyleBusch) April21: ToyotaOwners400atRichmond(Kyle Busch) April29: Geico500atTalladega(JoeyLogano) May6: AAA400atDover(KevinHarvick) May12: GoBowling400atKansas(KevinHarvick) May19: All-StarRaceatCharlotte(KevinHarvick) May27: Coca-Cola600atCharlotte(KyleBusch) June3: Pocono400(MartinTruexJr.) June10: FireKeepersCasino400atMichigan(Clint Bowyer) June24: Toyota/SaveMart350atSonoma(Martin TruexJr.) July1: Chicago400atChicagoland(KyleBusch) July7: CokeZero400atDaytona(ErikJones) July14: QuakerState400atKentucky(MartinTruex Jr.) July22: NewHampshire301(KevinHarvick) July29: Pennsylvania400atPocono(KyleBusch) Aug.5: 355attheGlen,atWatkinsGlen(ChaseElliott) Aug.12: PureMichigan400(KevinHarvick) Aug.18: NightRaceatBristol(KurtBusch) Sept.2: Southern500atDarlington Sept.9: Brickyard400atIndianapolis Sept.16: LasVegas400 Sept.22: FederatedAutoParts400atRichmond Sept.30: BankofAmerica500(k)atCharlotteroad course Oct.7: Delaware400atDover Oct.14: Alabama500atTalladega Oct.21: HollywoodCasino400atKansas Oct.28: FirstData500atMartinsville Nov.4: Texas500 Nov.11: Can-Am500(k)atPhoenix Nov.18: FordEcoBoost400atHomestead NASCARTHISWEEK 2018SCHEDULEANDWINNERS 12345678910 KENWILLISTOP10NASCARDRIVERRANKINGSKYLEBUSCH Shoulddoa KurtBusch throwback, butwont KEVIN HARVICK One-for-21at Darlington MARTIN TRUEXJR. Nearand long-term futurenowa question KURTBUSCH HadDarlingtons greatest-ever runner-up “nish CHASE ELLIOTT Daddyhas “veDarlingtontrophies ERIKJONES Noone namedJones haseverwon atDarlington CLINT BOWYER OneDarlingtontop-10in 12starts RYAN BLANEY Thirtieth, 13th,31st inthree Darlingtons KYLE LARSON Will“nish eighth Sunday TheDaytonaBeachNews-JournalsGodwin Kelly&KenWillishavecoveredNASCARfor nearly60yearscombined.godwin.kelly@ JOEYLOGANO Mr.Hunch likeshis chancesthis week„reallyTHREETHINGSTOWATCHROADAMERICA THREETHINGSWELEARNEDDARLINGTON FEUDOFTHEWEEK SPEEDFREAKSAfewquestionswehadto askourselvesGODWINSPICKS FORDARLINGTON MOTORMOUTHS PODCASTInhonorofDarlingtonTh rowbackWeek,theguysare bringingSchlitzandLucky Strikestothepod. Tuneinonlineat w com/daytonamotormouths CUPSTANDINGS WHATSONTAP QUESTIONS&ATTITUDECompellingquestions...andmaybeafew actualanswers Arethepaint-schemersrunningout ofideasatDarlington?WhenAJAllmendingerispaying homagetoa1990sBuschSeriescar drivenbyRobertPressley,andErik JonesishonoringspotterRickCarellis oldTruckSeriescolors,yes,maybe itstimetoregroup.Butitstillseems tobeafundiversionfortheteams,and occasionallytheresstillapaintjob thatmakesyousmile,suchastheold BobbyAllisoncolorsthatLandonCassillwillrunwiththisweekend.Butotherthanthatƒ?Well,hatetokeepbeatingthisdrum, butthetermspecialpaintschemeŽ isntexactlyspecialthesedays,since teamstendtorunadifferentpaint schemeEVERYweek.Illsayitagain: WhenyouturnontheTVandcant almostimmediately“ndyourfavorite driver,itstimetoconsiderpermanent teamcolors,regardlessoftheweekly shiftingofrace-daysponsorsandtheir assortedlogosandcolors.Thisisnt thepredominantissuerightnow,but itsamongthem.„KenWillis,ken.willis@news-jrnl.comWINNER: DennyHamlin RESTOFTOP5: KevinHarvick,JimmieJohnson,Martin TruexJr.,KyleBusch FIRSTONEOUT: William Byron DARKHORSE: MattKenseth DONTBESURPRISEDIF: That phraseneedtowinŽbycar ownerJoeGibbsatDaytonainJulyisputtobedby Hamlin. JAMIEMCMURRAYVS.KURT BUSCH: TheNASCARSilly SeasonŽrumormillhasBusch snif“ngaroundMcMurrays seatatGanassiRacingin 2019.ThatcantbecomfortableforMcMurray. GODWINKELLYSTAKE: This isallpartofthegame.Busch hassomesponsorshipmoney toofferandhisstockjust wentup.Ijustdontdiscuss anyofthatkindofstuff,Ž McMurraytoldthemedia. A nythrowbackideayoud addtoDarlington? GODSPEAK: Oneofmyfavoritestock-cardesignswas theHavolinecolorsofDavey Allison.Mewant. KENSCALL: A75-car“eldlike the“rstonein1950wouldbe fun,butimpossible,soIdsay areturntobiasplytires. A fterBillElliottsone-offX“nityrace,whatoldtimerwould youliketoseetryit? GODSPEAK: BringbackRusty Wallaceforonerace.The chatterfactorwouldbeworth it. KENSCALL: Assumingit hastobesomeonewhocan stillwheelit,givemeKenny Schrader. 1.KyleBusch1003 2.KevinHarvick960 3.MartinTruexJr.849 4.KurtBusch796 5.ClintBowyer776 6.JoeyLogano768 7.RyanBlaney733 8.BradKeselowski730 9.KyleLarson729 10.DennyHamlin707 11.ChaseElliott697 12.AricAlmirola658 13.ErikJones635 14.JimmieJohnson604 15.AlexBowman572 16.RickyStenhouseJr.493 17.RyanNewman481 18.DanielSuarez479 19.AustinDillon475 20.PaulMenard473 CUPSERIES: BojanglesSouthern500 SITE: DarlingtonRaceway(1.366-mile egg-shapedoval) SCHEDULE: Friday,practice(NBC SportsNetwork,2p.m.and4p.m.). Saturday,qualifying(NBCSports Network,2p.m.).Sunday,race(NBC SportsNetwork,coveragebeginsat5 p.m.;green”ag,6:15p.m.) XFINITY: SportClips200 SITE: DarlingtonRaceway SCHEDULE: Friday,practice(NBC SportsNetwork,1p.m.and3p.m.). Saturday,qualifying(NBCSportsNetwork,12:30p.m.),race(NBC,3:30p.m.)1.Billisback!BillElliottcameout oftheNASCARHall ofFametocompete inSaturdaysX“nity raceatRoadAmerica. The62-year-olddriver “nished20thwithabig smile.Ihiteverything exceptthelottery,Ž Elliottsaidoftheroad race.2.NomoreBillElliotthadabigtime donningadriverssuit andhelmet,buthe indicatedthiswasa one-timeexperience.It wasagreatday.Itwas alotoffun,ŽsaidElliott, whostarted23rdinthe “eld.Askedifhewould raceagain,Elliottsaid: Idoubtit.Thiswasa goodtime.Ž3.LeggeimprovesKatherineLegge,who haswheeledeverything fromsportscarsto IndyCarsinherracing career,didmuchbetter inhersecondX“nity start.Aftera30th-place atMid-Ohio,theblazingBrit“nished14th atRoadAmerica.She hopestogetaCupride fortheCharlotteRoval.„GodwinKelly, godwin.kelly@ news-jrnl.comBillElliott(right)andsonChasehadfuninVictory LaneafterChasesvictoryatWatkinsGlenonAug. 5.BilltriedhishandatroadracingonSaturday and“nished20thinaNASCARX“nityraceatRoad America.[AP/JULIEJACOBSON] 1.HistoricstretchThenexttwoweekends ofracingwillbefullof motorsportshistoryand lore.TheNASCARCup Serieshasbeenracing atDarlingtonRaceway since1950andreturns tothetracktootough totameŽforitsannual throwbackracingweekend.Aftercompetitors raceinSouthCarolina, itisontoIndianapolis, whichishostingits25th CupSeriesrace,known astheBrickyard400. Indyhashostedracing formorethan100years.2.Smellof desperationWithonlytworegularseasonNASCARCup Seriesracesleftin theregularseason, thereisdesperation spreadingthroughthe garagearea.Twelve playoffpositionshave beenclinched,leavingonlyfouropenings forthepostseason. AlexBowmanisonthe pointsbubblewitha 79-pointcushionon RickyStenhouseJr. ButshouldStenhouse oranydriveroutside thepointswallwin, Bowmanwouldnot maketheplayoffs.3.Championship battleOntheotherendofthe pointsspectrumare KyleBuschandKevin Harvickbattlingforthe regular-seasonCup Serieschampionship. Thewinnerofthattitle willearn15ofthose goldenplayoffpoints, whichdriverscarry overfromoneknockoutroundtothenext. Buschhasa43-point leadonHarvick.Martin TruexJr.hadapile ofplayoffpointsthat heusedasasafety nettocarryhimto the2017CupSeries championship.„GodwinKelly, godwin.kelly@ news-jrnl.comKevinHarvickintheNo.4Fordleadsthe“eldpast thegreen”agatthestartofthe2017Southern500at historicDarlingtonRaceway.[AP/TERRYRENNA]

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PAGE 21 | Thursday, August 30, 2018 C1 SCENETom McNiff, editor 352-365-8250 tom.mcniff@dailycommercial.comBy Ed Symkus More Content NowBack in the late-1970s, post-WWII stories about Nazis still on the loose were becoming popular. Think of The Boys from BrazilŽ and Marathon Man.Ž The topic is front and center again, this time in a based-on-fact story, set in 1960, of Israeli Mossad agents going to Argentina on a mission to capture and extractŽ Adolf Eichmann, the architect of the final solution,Ž who was hiding out there under an assumed identity. Operation FinaleŽ is a piece of history that starts out as a melodrama, then slowly evolves into a thriller. The first 15 or 20 minutes has a lot going on, not all of it sufficiently explained, with the action switching back and forth from Buenos Aires, a city then teeming with German expats, many of them Nazis on the run, to Tel Avivs Mossad headquarters, where discussions about clues regarding Eichmanns whereabouts are taking place. Once most of the major characters have been introduced, the film and its main story sharpen into focus. Buenos Aires is where 20-something Klaus Eichmann (Joe Alwyn), whose not-named father was said to have been killed in the war, lives with his uncle and aunt, whose shared last name is Klement. Klaus is dating Sylvia MOVIE REVIEWJustice is demanded and achieved in the post-Holocaust thriller Operation FinaleMossad agent Peter Malkin (Oscar Isaac) speaks with Adolf Eichmann (Ben Kingsley). [MGM] Operation FinaleŽ€ Written by Matthew Orton; directed by Chris Weitz € With Oscar Isaac, Ben Kingsley, Joe Alwyn, Haley Lu Richardson € Rated PG-13 See REVIEW, C6By Linda Florea CorrespondentLive stage takes a break this week, but the action picks back up next weekend with the opening of three plays at area theaters. Meanwhile, take a look, at the Melon Patch 2018-19 season, which includes the new Second Stage Series of more contemporary and edgy performances. Auditions for She Loves Me The MusicalŽ are Saturday and Sunday at the new Tavares Theatre. Heres whats On Stage: Melon Patch 2018-19 Season The Melon Patch Players start the new season off next weekend with Into the WoodsŽ Sept. 7 to 23. Happily ever after is just the beginning, as everyones favorite storybook characters are thrown together to overcome obstacles and ultimately forced to discover the true cost of having wishes come true in this Tony Award-winning dark musical comedy fantasy. Rated PG for thematic elements and some suggestive situations.Ž The Mystery of Edwin DroodŽ plays from Oct. 26 to Nov. 11. The story is an adaptation of Charles Dickens final and unfinished work told by a riotous and rollicking band of Victorian music hall performers who invite the audience to participate and choose the ending „ a different outcome at every performance. Just in time for the holidays, Every Christmas Story Ever Told (and then some)Ž plays Nov. 30 to Dec. 16. Instead of performing Charles Dickens beloved holiday classic for the umpteenth time, three actors decide to perform reduced versions of every Christmas story ever told and toss in Christmas traditions from around the world and cap it off by performing every carol ever sung. Next on the playbill, A Few Good MenŽ takes to the stage Jan. 18 to Feb. 3. The trial of two Marines for their complicity in the death of a fellow Marine at Guantanamo Bay in 1986 ends up putting both the military mentality and the Marine code of honor on trial. FootlooseŽ dances on March 22 to April 7 as the new guy in town bucks the system. The heartfelt story emerges of a father longing for the son he lost and of a young man aching for the father who walked out on him. The final offering, The Boys Next DoorŽ from May 3 to 19 tells the story of a communal residence in New England where four mentally challenged men live under the supervision of an earnest, but increasingly burned out, young social worker named Jack. The Second Stage Series is new this year, presenting more adult-focused contemporary material with shorter runs than main stage productions. The first production in the series from Dec. 21 to 23 has yet to be announced. The second offering is The Lighter Side of Suicide,Ž which plays Feb. 15 to 17 and was written by local Tom Kline. The one-act ON STAGEAn explosion of theater around the cornerSee STAGE, C6 Deonath … appears for two shows this weekend at the Orange Blossom Opry in Weirsdale. The Gold and Platinum show 7:30 p.m. Friday features some of the Kings biggest hits. Elvis 68 to Hawaii at 7:30 p.m. Saturday features music from the 1968 NBC comeback special where Elvis made his return to stage up to 1973 and his Hawaii special. Tickets: $25 to $31. Details: 352821-1201 or Cooking Outside … Turn Your Patio into a Gourmet Restaurant The Leesburg Library, 100 E. Main St. hosts award winning cookbook writer Chef Warren from 2 to 3 p.m. today as he shares tips and hints youll need to elevate your grilling from hohum to oh my. Whether its steaks, chicken, veggies or dessert, learn the By Linda Florea CorrespondentLabor Day isnt the only thing to celebrate this weekend, with Elvis at the Opry, food cooking and tasting, bowling and cornhole tournaments and a walk in the woods to see some feathered friends. The King is in the house with Elvis impersonator Cote Deonath performing two shows for the weekend at the Orange Blossom Opry. If you love to eat and love to cook, you can both this weekend. Make reservations today for a free cooking demonstration by chef and author, Chef Warren, at the Leesburg Library as he guides you through the joys and pitfalls of grilling outdoors. If eating is more your cup of tea, take a Taste of Our Town tour as you nibble your way through Mount Dora restaurants and bistros. Enjoy some friendly competition at the bowling and cornhole tournaments Saturday in Leesburg. And, relax with a walk. Make it better with a birding expert at Trout Lake Nature Center on Saturday. Elvis at the Opry Elvis … okay, Elvis impersonator Cote LOCAL ENTERTAINMENT SCENEOn Tap this weekendElvis, food, tournaments and nature highlight entertainment o eringsElvis Tribute Artist Cote Deonath of Dunnellon comes to the Orange Blossom Opry in Weirsdale for two shows, Friday and Saturday. [GATEHOUSE MEDIA FILE]See TAP, C3


C2 Thursday, August 30, 2018 | MUSIC & BOOKSTOP SONGS1. In My Feelings, Drake 2. I Like It, Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin 3. Girls Like You (feat. Cardi B), Maroon 5 4. Barbie Dreams, Nicki Minaj 5. Better Now, Post Malone 6. Youngblood, 5 Seconds of Summer 7. Natural, Imagine Dragons 8. Respect, Aretha Franklin 9. On My Way to You, Cody Johnson 10. Simple, Florida Georgia LineTOP ALBUMS1. Queen, Nicki Minaj 2. Know., Jason Mraz 3. 30 Greatest Hits, Aretha Franklin 4. The Greatest Showman, (Original...Various Artists) 5. LIFES A TRIP, Trippie Redd 6. Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, (O...Cast Of Mamma Mia! Here We Go AgainŽ) 7. ASTROWORLD, Travis Scott 8. I Hope Youre Happy, Blue October 9. Scorpion, Drake 10. Mamma Mia! (The Movie Soundtrack), Various ArtistsiTUNES TOP 10 For the week ending Aug. 19FICTION1. TailspinŽ by Sandra Brown (Grand Central Publishing) 2. The President is MissingŽ by James Patterson and Bill Clinton (Little, Brown) 3. The Hate U GiveŽ by Angie Thomas Balzer & Bray (Harperteen) 4. SerpentineŽ by Laurell K. Hamilton (Berkley) 5. The OutsiderŽ by Stephen King (Scribner)NONFICTION1. Girl, Wash Your FaceŽ by Rachel Hollis (Thomas Nelson) 2. The Russia HoaxŽ by Gregg Jarrett (Broadside) 3. Liars, Leakers and LiberalsŽ by Jeanine Pirro (Center Street) 4. Magnolia TableŽ by Joanna Gaines and Marah Stets (Morrow Cookbooks) 5. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ckŽ by Mark Manson (HarperOne)FICTION E-BOOKS1. TailspinŽ by Sandra Brown (Grand Central Publishing) 2. SerpentineŽ by Laurell K. Hamilton (Berkley) 3. Crazy Rich AsiansŽ by Kevin Kwan (Doubleday) 4. The ChaseŽ by Elle Kennedy (Elle Kennedy) 5. The Money ShotŽ by Stuart Woods (G.P. Putnams Sons)NONFICTION E-BOOKS1. Girl, Wash Your FaceŽ by Rachel Hollis (Thomas Nelson) 2. Everything Trump Touches DiesŽ by Rick Wilson (Free Press) 3. EducatedŽ by Tara Westover (Random House) 4. Washington: A LifeŽ by Ron Chernow (Penguin) 5. The Age of AnomalyŽ by Andrei Polgar (Andrei Polgar)BEST-SELLING BOOKS The Wall Street Journals list re” ects nationwide sales of hardcover books for the week ending Aug. 12By Pablo GorondiThe Associated PressGilbert OSullivan is still himself „ reflective, sensitive and witty „ on his 19th studio album, which often sounds like his 1971 debut, maybe even better. If you havent noticed any of OSullivans new music over the past, oh, 40 years or so, you may think this is a comeback of sorts. In truth, the Ireland-born, Englandraised OSullivan has been releasing records at what now counts as a fairly regular pace (every three or four years) for decades, with blessedly few detours into synthesizers and electronic drums. Under the guidance of producer Ethan Johns (Paul McCartney, Laura Marling, Tom Jones), OSullivan achieves a sound here thats more straightforward but also richer, with Stephanie Jeans Hammond organ and Fender Rhodes, Paul Staceys electric guitar, twin brother Jeremy Staceys drums and Nick Pinis bass seamlessly enhancing his acoustic piano. There are plenty of highlights among the ballads, mid-tempo pop songs and even some fasterpaced tunes, with most giving a clear idea of what theyre about: Love How You Leave Me,Ž Ill Never Love Again,Ž The Same The Whole World Over.Ž What Is It About My GirlŽ is a steady trot with a funky lead guitar while This RiffŽ is pure Jerry Lee Lewis, with multiple pianos and Chas Hodges (from Chas & Dave) on harmony vocals. No Head For Figures But YoursŽ continues OSullivans knack for gentle rockers.OSullivans latest better than rst Gilbert OSullivanGilbert OSullivan (BMG) MUSIC REVIEW BOOK REVIEW By Oline H. CogdillThe Associated PressOn the surface, David Handlers mysteries about Hollywood ghost writer and novelist Stewart HoagyŽ Hoag, his lovely actress ex-wife, Merilee Nash, with whom he will forever be in love, and Lulu, their vocal basset hound, are a light read, with good plots and no overt violence. But Handler also uses this series to explore heavier situations „ celebrity worship, debilitating disease and secrets so precious that some people have no limits on what they will do to protect them. Those are themes that the mysteries tackle in 2018 and were just as pertinent in 1993, the year in which The Man Who Couldnt MissŽ is set. In the series 10th outing, Hoagy has joined Merilee at her farm in Lyme, Connecticut. Hoagy and Lulu are staying in the farms guesthouse, where hes working on his next book, joining Merilee for meals and drinks. Merilee is directing and starring in the one-night performance of Noel Cowards Private LivesŽ that will be a fundraiser to save the historic Sherbourne Playhouse. The audience will be filled with stage and society luminariesŽ „ Katharine Hepburn, Jackie Onassis and her tall, dark and handsome son,Ž Neil Simon and Meryl Streep, to name just a few. And the play will be star-studded with four wellknown actors. Hoagy again turns amateur sleuth when one of the male leads is murdered during the plays intermission. Hoagy already is dealing with a former friend of Merilee who is blackmailing her over an incident that happened more than 20 years ago.Couldnt Miss proves a cant-miss The Man Who Couldnt MissBy David Handler (William Morrow) Jennings makes left turn back to 80s By Kristin M. HallThe Associated PressAs the son of two iconic country musicians, Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter, Shooter Jennings was always trying to be unpredictable in his own career as a musician and producer. Hes recorded psychedelic metal and hard rock, released a concept album written with horror writer Stephen King and a tribute album to electronic disco pioneer Giorgio Moroder. So maybe the most unexpected thing he could do was make a classic, honkytonk country record. I think in the past Ive always felt like this desire to prove that I was not just country,Ž 39-yearold Jennings said from his home in Los Angeles, where hes lived for 18 years. At this point for me, I felt like it was a left turn to do a really country record.Ž Jennings really cant escape his country roots, but he felt the timing was right to revisit the genres earlier era, specifically the heyday of 80s country music, on his new record Shooter,Ž which was released Aug. 10. I just also kind of felt like there was a large disenfranchised group of country fans that maybe were a little tired of the politics or a little tired of where the direction of things were going,Ž Jennings said. He connected back with Dave Cobb, the producer who worked on his first country record Put the O Back in CountryŽ in 2005, and whose Grammy-winning work with Jason Isbell and Chris Stapleton in recent years has made him one of the most in-demand producers in Nashville, Tennessee. That was my first successful country record,Ž Cobb said. Thats how I came to Nashville for the first time. I didnt know a lot about country music before meeting him.Ž Jennings and Cobb were both producing Brandi Carliles critically acclaimed new album, By the Way, I Forgive You,Ž when they started throwing out song ideas with each other and the decision to do another record fell out of that, Cobb said. One of the songs, Do You Love Texas,Ž is an ode to the Lone Star State, and features a chorus of singers, including Kris Kristofferson, Kacey Musgraves, Ray Benson and more, shouting Hell yeah!Ž The song was released as a charity single last year to raise money for Hurricane Harvey relief. We felt like it was the perfect opportunity to give something back to Texas, so we called everyone we knew and loved and got them to record phone message and send it in,Ž said Cobb. He peppers the record with rollicking good time tunes, like D.R.U.N.K.Ž and Bound Ta Git Down,Ž in which Jennings tries his best Jerry Lee Lewis impression while he sings about playing with Guns n Roses at the age of 23 and living in the Hollywood Hills. Anything I write is going to be autobiographical and true to some degree,Ž Jennings said. But theres also the crying-in-your-beer songs as well, such as Living in a Minor Key,Ž a beautiful waltzy tribute to the late George Jones, and a love song for his wife Misty on Rhinestone Eyes.Ž Hes made rock records. Hes made country records,Ž Cobb said. But I think his sweet spot is the record we just made. That really sums up him a lot.ŽSinger-songwriter Shooter Jennings, son of iconic country musicians Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter, poses for a portrait July 18 in Los Angeles to promote his latest album, Shooter.Ž [CHRIS PIZZELLO/INVISION/AP]

PAGE 23 | Thursday, August 30, 2018 C3TodayFREE COOKING CLASS: From 2 to 3 p.m. at the Leesburg Public Library, 100 East Main Street. Chef Warren shares all his tips and hints youll need to elevate your grilling. Details: 352-728-9790. FREE TWIRLING LESSON: From 5 to 6 p.m. at Umatilla Ace Hardware. Ages 4 and up. Details: www.deesdollstwirl. com or 669-8584. GENEALOGICAL MEET UP: At 10 a.m. at Cooper Memorial Library, 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive in Clermont. LAKE COUNTY FARMERS AND FLEA MARKET: From 8 a.m. to noon every Thursday (except holidays) at the Lake County Fairgrounds, 2101 County Road 452 in Eustis. For information, call Cole Scharlau at 352-357-9692. CRAFTY KIDS: From 4:30 to 5:15 p.m. every Thursday at the Leesburg Public Library, 100 E. Main St. Free. Children of all ages are invited to make a craft at the library to take home. Call Penny Richardson at 352-728-9790 or email penny. richardson@leesburg” orida. gov. LADIES THURSDAY BIBLE STUDY: From 9 to 11 a.m. every Thursday at Fairway Christian Church Classrooms C-D, 251 Avenida Los Angelos in The Villages. Call 352-259-9305 for information. CHESS CLUB: From 5:45 to 7:45 p.m. every Thursday at Leesburg Public Library, 100 E. Main St. Call 352-728-9790 for information. SUPPORT GROUP: From 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. every Thursday at W.T. Bland Public Library Simpson Farm House, 1995 N. Donnelly St. in Mount Dora. For anyone who deals with or has a loved one with anxiety, depression or other mental health issues. Call Logan at 352-4837434 or email loganandtiger@ for information. MEDITATION: At 4 p.m. every Thursday at Leesburg Public Library, 100 E. Main St. Guided meditation followed by discussion. Chairs provided or bring yoga mat. Beginners welcome. Call 352-728-9790 to register. QUILTING SISTERS GUILD: From 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. every Thursday at Masonic Lodge, 200 Richey Road. in Leesburg. Call Mary at 352-323-3351 or go to for information. CRAFTERNOONS: From 2 to 5 p.m. every Thursday at Cooper Memorial Library, 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive in Clermont. Bring your current craft project. Call 352-536-2275 for information. KIDS ACTIVITY NIGHT: From 6 to 7 p.m. every Thursday at Astor County Library, 54905 Alco Road. Call 352-759-9913 for information. TNT GAMING: From 4 to 5 p.m. every Thursday at Leesburg Public Library, 100 E. Main St. For ages 8 to 18. Call 352-7289790 for information. LEGO CLUB: From 3 to 4 p.m. every Thursday at Fruitland Park Library, 205 W. Berckman St. For ages 5 to 18. Call 352360-6561 for information. STORY TIME OUR WORLD: From 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Thursday at Leesburg Public Library, 100 E. Main St. For ages 5 and under. With music, movement and “ ngerplays. Call 352-7289790 for information. PRE-K STORY TIME: From 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Thursday at W.T. Bland Public Library, 1995 N. Donnelly St. in Mt Dora. Call 352-735-7180 for information.FridayWEEKLY SERVICE: At 7 p.m. every Friday at Traditional Congregation of Mount Dora, 848 N. Donnelly Street. Details: 352-735-4774 or www.TCOMD. org. DINNER AND ENTERTAINMENT: At 5 p.m. every Friday at Amvets Post 1992, 32201 Amvets Way in Mount Dora. Nonmembers must be signed in by a member of the post. Go to FRIDAY FISH FRY: From 5 to 7 p.m. every Friday at AMVETS Post 2006, 500 N. Canal St. in Leesburg. Non-members must sign in with a sponsor. Wear red to honor those deployed. Call Post Commander or Vice at 352-323-8750, email or go to JAZZ TRIO: From 7 to 10 p.m. every Friday at Lakeside Inn, 100 Alexander St. in Mount Dora. Featuring Johny Carlsson on piano, Barry Smith on drums and Larry Jacoby on bass. STORY TIME: At 11 a.m. every Friday at Marianne Beck Memorial Library, 112 W. Central Ave. in Howey-In-The-Hills. With craft. Call 352-324-0254 for information. CHESS CLUB: From 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. every Friday at Umatilla Public Library, 412 Hat“ eld Dr. Call 352-669-3284 for information. SHEAR LOVE SOUL SALON: From 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. every Friday at Wildwood United Methodist Church, 300 Mason St. With Pastor and cosmetologist Krista Olson. Wash hair beforehand and bring Bible. Call 352-203-7258. CHRISTIAN BREAKFAST CLUB: At 8:30 a.m. every Friday at Blooms Baking House and Restaurant, 610 W. Main St. in downtown Leesburg. Interdenominational and all welcome. Call Dan or Lynda Rushing at 352-530-2518. FARMERS MARKET: From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Friday in the area between Cagan Crossings Town Center and Community Library in Clermont. With produce, “ sh, eggs and baked goods. For information go to AND SLICHOT SERVICE: At 7 p.m. at Congregation Beth Sholom, 315 North 13th Street (entrance on Center St.) in Leesburg. With Rabbi Karen Allen. Details: or 352-326-3692. BOWLING TOURNAMENT: Check in at 1 p.m., starts at 2 p.m. at Break Point Alley, 1950 Classique Lane in Tavares. $35. Singles event event using a handicap of 90 percent of 220. $500 to “ rst place. Details: 352-343-5333 or manager@ CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT: Check in at 5:30 p.m., games start at 6 p.m. at Break Point Alley, 1950 Classique Lane in Tavares. $5 per team, includes pitcher of beer or soda. First place wins $50 gift card. Details: 352-343-5333 or MONTHLY MEETING: At 2 p.m. the “ rst Saturday of each month at Leesburg Airport Administration Building, 8807 Airport Blvd. Sunshine State Squadron of the Commemorative Air Force. Call Jake at CALENDARWe want to hear from you: Send news releases about arts and entertainment events around Lake and Sumter counties to news@dailycommercial. com Include a description, date, time, cost, address, contact name and phone number.EDITORS PICKBOWLING TOURNAMENT: Check in at 1 p.m., starts at 2 p.m. Saturday at Break Point Alley, 1950 Classique Lane in Tavares. $35. Singles event event using a handicap of 90 percent of 220. $500 to “ rst place. Details: 352-343-5333 or [GATEHOUSE MEDIA FILE] See CALENDAR, C6secrets of the great grilling masters. He will discuss which meats, fish and veggies are best for grilling along with marinating, the difference between grilling and barbecuing, gas or charcoal grills, how to grill fruit and more. Warren ends the presentation with a cooking demonstration, preparing a healthy entre in less than 15 minutes. Admission is free, but registration required at 352-728-9790. Taste of Our Town Explore the historic town of Mount Dora on a guided tour and drop in on some charming restaurants, quaint food shops and wine bistros to savor a taste of Mount Doras rich culture sprinkled with lakeside beauty. The tour departs at 2 p.m. every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from the Mount Dora Chamber of Commerce, 341 Alexander St. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing. The tour lasts about 3 hours and capacity is 12 people who will enjoy 6 to 7 tastings. Cost: $49.Details, registration: Bowling and Cornhole Tournaments Break Point Alley, 1950 Classique Lane in Tavares, will host bowling and cornhole tournaments Saturday. The bowling tournament check-in is at 1 p.m. and starts at 2 p.m. Cost is $35. Singles use a handicap of 90 percent of 220. $500 to first place. The Cornhole tournament has check-in at 5:30 and begins at 6 p.m. Registration is $5 per team, includes pitcher of beer or soda. First place wins $50 gift card. Details: 352-3435333 ormanager@ Bird Hike and Nature Walk Join birding expert Bob Wexler for a morning bird hike and nature walk from 8 to 9 a.m. Saturday at Trout Lake Nature Center, 520 E. County Road 44 in Eustis. Dress for the outdoors and a wetland bug spray is recommended. Free. TAPFrom Page C1Chef Warren brings his best grilling tips to the Leesburg Library from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday. [SUBMITTED] Break Point Alley, 1950 Classique Lane in Tavares, will host bowling and cornhole tournaments Saturday. [SUBMITTED]




DEAR ABBY: My wife and I know a couple whose daughter has been our daughter's playmate since they were 3 months old. They are pleasant and welcoming. We all get along well and have gone to dinner, ball games and musicals together. However, when we go to their home for a gathering, the father will slip off with a few of his old friends and smoke pot on the back porch while the kids are playing inside. It's their home, and marijuana is legal in our state. Their daughter's 4th birthday party took place last weekend, and once again, with numerous children running around, they slipped out for a toke before the cake was served. This may seem prudish, but I don't want my daughter in a situation where she might be exposed to this, or think that we think smoking marijuana is perfectly normal. I enjoy spending time with this family, but I don't think I want to visit their home if this is what I can expect. What should we do? -MYSTIFIED IN MASSACHUSETTS DEAR MYSTIFIED: Because you prefer your little girl not be exposed to the kind of behavior you have observed in this couple's home, call a halt to her going there to play. Invite the other child to your home instead. If your friends ask why, explain it just as you explained it to me. As parents, it's your job to protect her from inuences you feel are not healthy or appropriate for her. Because pot is legal in your state, this will be something you may have to revisit again in the future.DEAR ABBY: "Fred" and I have been in a relationship for 10 years. During that time he has broken up with me six times. It's always over something trivial, and it's always my job to smooth things over and get us back together. When we are together we have a good time, but I never know when the next breakup will happen. I love Fred, and he claims to love me. What's your opinion of a man who constantly does this? -PERPLEXED WIDOW IN FLORIDA DEAR PERPLEXED: Fred may love you, but his denition of love and yours are different. He may be afraid of intimacy or not want to marry you -which is why he breaks up with you when he feels you are getting too close. If all you want is a good time, and you're willing to do all the work in the relationship, this may be enough for you. However, if it isn't, then 10 years is more than enough time to invest in someone who treats you the way Fred does.DEAR ABBY: About ve years ago, a co-worker married a woman with four kids. Now, all he does is talk about one of the kids or his wife. He tells anyone who will listen about them -even total strangers. When I pointed out to him a couple of years ago that he was constantly talking about one of the kids, he stopped for a week, and then started talking about another one. Lately it has been all about his wife. I'm sick of it. How do I tell him we're ALL fed up without damaging a 30-year friendship? -STUMPED IN KENTUCKY DEAR STUMPED: You can't. Obviously, the man's wife and children are the center of his life, and he may not have much else to talk about. Be grateful it isn't politics. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby at or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. How to play: Fill in the blank squares with the numbers 1 through 9 so that each horizontal row, vertical column and nine-square sub-grid contains no repeated numbers. Puzzles range in diculty from one to six stars. The solution to todays puzzle will be in tomorrows paper. YESTERDAYS SOLUTION BRIDGE CRYPTOQUOTE HOROSCOPES TODAY IN HISTORY DIVERSIONS HAPPY BIRTHDAY FOR THURSDAY, AUG. 30, 2018:This year you walk away from controlling individuals. The decision to take this action might not happen tomorrow, but it will happen. Once you make up your mind to implement a decision, you can be difcult to stop. If you are single, romance might not be a high priority until you meet someone of interest in late spring. If you are attached, you and your partner see issues in the same light more and more. You enjoy this interaction. ARIES pushes hard to introduce you to new people.ARIES (MARCH 21-APRIL 19) Communication ourishes. Oddly enough, others could decide to make themselves vulnerable and speak about their dreams and/or fears. You might gain a great deal of understanding and empathy as a result of their openness. TAURUS (APRIL 20-MAY 20) Some of you might give thought to calling out from work today. Whether you have been pushing too hard or have a situation that is depleting you, you probably need some time off. You will see the difference in how you feel tomorrow. GEMINI (MAY 21-JUNE 20) You smile, and others respond. You have reason to feel good about your friendships. A sense of understanding emanates from one person to the next. You might be approaching responsibilities with an easier and lighter tone than usual. CANCER (JUNE 21-JULY 22) Your caring personality emerges -except when you feel defensive. You might nd yourself in a manipulative power play with someone you usually count on. You can shrug off the incident, though that is not the desired response. LEO (JULY 23-AUG. 22) Today seems to be a good day for you, but understand that it could be offensive to less upbeat signs. Share news with a loved one, and listen to what he or she has to say. You will see that what ails one person might not bother another. VIRGO (AUG. 23-SEPT. 22) A discussion might be ongoing; however, you need to see it to the end. Closing off the topic might take more skill than you had anticipated. Give the other party some time before you visit again. Letting go will be a lot easier that way. LIBRA (SEPT. 23-OCT. 22) Your lightness and easygoing nature draw a loved one in even closer. If you want to have a more intimate relationship, use this moment for a serious talk. Note that you have a tendency to overindulge, and be careful when out and about. SCORPIO (OCT. 23-NOV. 21) You have a strong and effective way of clearing out some responsibilities. When you have a conversation with a loved one, you might feel as though you want to stop it short. Use your self-discipline to get through a problem. SAGITTARIUS (NOV. 22-DEC. 21) Your creativity emerges, allowing you to handle a child or loved one in a more dynamic way. The conversation might feel as though you are being manipulated. Refuse to allow this to happen by distancing yourself. You will be better off as a result. CAPRICORN (DEC. 22-JAN. 19) Your playfulness rarely emerges in the workplace; however, today you cannot help yourself. Whether a humorous situation unfolds or you simply feel less burdened by recent responsibilities, others enjoy this lightness. AQUARIUS (JAN. 20-FEB. 18) Do not stop yourself from reaching out to others. Someone might need you to make the rst move. If you decide to make an effort to mend fences, you will discover that everything works out well. Dont take what everyone shares as fact. PISCES (FEB. 19-MARCH 20) Others seek you out. Although you might have a lot on your plate, you will manage to t in everyone who needs your help. Stay open-minded. Do your best to avoid a cantankerous friend who seems to put you in an either-or situation. Dad disapproves of toking in backyard at kids party | Thursday, August 30, 2018 C5 license tocruise...Place your auto ad in the and watch it go! Call Classieds Today!352-314-FAST (3278) TODAY IS THURSDAY, AUG. 30, the 242nd day of 2018. There are 123 days left in the year. TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT IN HISTORY: On August 30, 1963, the "Hot Line" communications link between Washington and Moscow went into operation. ON THIS DATE: In 1941, during World War II, German forces approaching Leningrad cut o the remaining rail line out of the city. In 1945, U.S. Gen. Douglas MacArthur arrived in Japan to set up Allied occupation headquarters. In 1967, the Senate conrmed the appointment of Thurgood Marshall as the rst black justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. In 1983, Guion S. Bluford Jr. became the rst black American astronaut to travel in space as he blasted o aboard the Challenger. In 1984, the space shuttle Discovery was launched on its inaugural ight. In 1989, a federal jury in New York found "hotel queen" Leona Helmsley guilty of income tax evasion, but acquitted her of extortion. (Helmsley ended up serving 18 months behind bars, a month at a halfway house and two months under house arrest.) In 2007, in a serious breach of nuclear security, a B-52 bomber armed with six nuclear warheads ew cross-country unnoticed; the Air Force later punished 70 people.


C6 Thursday, August 30, 2018 | DailyCommercial.comHermann (Hayley Lu Richardson), who has never told Klaus that shes Jewish. Thats probably a good thing, since mild-mannered Klaus hangs out with people who dont bother disguising their virulent anti-Semitism. At a meeting of re-settled Germans, attended by both Klaus and Sylvia, chilling communal shouts of sieg heil become so overwhelming, she runs from the room, aghast. Meanwhile, in Israel, plans are shaping up for that secret mission, once its proven that Eichmann is indeed in Buenos Aires. They will enter the country, follow him, grab him, drug him, get him aboard an El AL flight, and whisk him back to Israel. Some Mossad members would rather kill him, but others want to put him on trial, for the world to see what he did. The script gives plenty of attention to various Mossad agents on the team, but stays mostly on Peter Malkin (Oscar Isaac), a quiet but passionate man whos dealing with inner turmoil caused by the loss of his sister and her children at the hands of the Nazis. He wasnt actually at the horrific events shown in flashbacks, but his ideas of them are feverishly conjured up in his active imagination. When Sylvias family gets information to Mossad that Mr. Klement might be Herr Eichmann, the mission is on. Its a complicated operation, one that goes wrong, is corrected, goes wrong again, and is hindered by the fact that once Eichmann is snatched and clandestinely brought to a safe house for interrogation „ until the flight home is ready „ right wing Argentine authorities are on the lookout for him, and the Israelis are in danger. In that safe house, Eichmann, handcuffed to a chair, and kept either blindfolded or in a dark room, calmly maintains his innocence. I was merely a cog in a machine, digging its way to hell,Ž is about all hell concede. But played by Ben Kingsley, Eichmann is presented as a multi-dimensional person. It doesnt matter that one Mossad agent warns another that their prisoner is as slippery as they come,Ž he still manages to play psychological games with them, and hides, at least for a short while, the reality that hes a manipulative monster. The films best scenes are the two-handers with only Isaac and Kingsley, just talking, each offering up very different types of performances, working toward what appears to be a wary sort of trust. It reaches full-out ticking clock thriller status toward the end, with bad guys closing in, airport departures being delayed, and more. The final sequences, one in a Jerusalem courtroom in 1961, another at an Argentina airport, provide the film with a rare experience: A haunting, youcan-hear-a-pin-drop ending. No one will be talking on the way out. Ed Symkus writes about movies for More Content Now. He can be reached at REVIEWFrom Page C1 production has been performed several times, including at the Orlando Fringe Festival in 2009. The play has an antisuicide message that no matter how difficult things get, if you hang in there, things get better. TracyŽ is May 24 to 26. Cinema legend Spencer Tracy is in poor health and struggling to complete what will become his final film, Guess Whos Coming to Dinner.Ž Alone in his rented guest cottage, he reflects with great guilt on his days as a rough street kid in Milwaukee, his troubled marriage, his drinking problem, the birth of his deaf son and his publicized romances with Loretta Young and Katharine Hepburn. Details and tickets at UpcomingTHE FULL MONTYŽThe Bay Street Players in Eustis take to the stage Sept. 7 to 30 with The Full Monty,Ž a 10-time Tony Award nominee based on the film. In the play, while spying on their wives at a girls night out, a group of unemployed steelworkers see how much the ladies enjoy watching male strippers. Jealous, out of work and feeling emasculated, the men come up with a bold and unclothed way to make some quick cash. Mature audiences recommended for ages 18 and older. Details: baystreetplayers. Org.THE FUN BUS THE FULL MONTYŽ PACKAGEThe Fun Bus offers The Full MontyŽ group packages Sept. 7 to 30 with a 10-person minimum and 22-person maximum for the round trip ride, starting with dinner at the Magical Meat Boutique, the ride to and from the Bay Street Theatre in Eustis. Tickets are $75 per person. Details: funbus. party/ the-full-montygrouppackage/INTO THE WOODSŽThe Melon Patch Players in Leesburg presents Into the WoodsŽ Sept. 7 to 23. Happily ever after is just the beginning, but far from the end, as everyones favorite storybook characters are thrown together to overcome obstacles and ultimately forced to discover the true cost of having wishes come true, in this Tony Award winning dark musical comedy fantasy. Rated PG for thematic elements and some suggestive situations. Details: melonpatchplayers. org.DISNEYS NEWSIES: THE MUSICALŽThe Moonlight Players in Clermont sing and dance through Disneys Newsies: The MusicalŽ Sept. 7 to 30. Newsies The MusicalŽ is based on the 1992 film Newsies,Ž which in turn was inspired by the real life newsboys strike of 1899 in New York City. Details: moonlightplayers. com. AuditionsSHE LOVES ME THE MUSICALŽAuditions for She Love Me The MusicalŽ are 10 a.m. Saturday and 6 p.m. Sunday at the new theater building, 107 N. Lake Ave. in Tavares. Send head shot and resume to boxoffice@ The play runs Dec. 1 to 16. Characters include Georg Nowack … male baritone ages 25 to 35, as lead. An established employee of Maraczeks Parfumerie, he resembles a hopeless romantic. Shy, intelligent, and soft spoken. Amalia Balish … a female soprano ages 20 to 30. The eager new employee at Maraczeks Parfumerie. Despite being a skilled saleswoman, she easily becomes intimidated and nervous. Attractive, bright, and a lover of literature. Mr. Maraczek … male baritone ages 50 to 70. Owner of Maraczeks Pafumerie with a commanding presence, his dedication to the trade is rivaled on by his faithfulness to his wife. Arpad Laszlo … male baritone ages 14 to 17. A delivery boy at Maraczeks Parfumerie his exuberance is infectious and commitment to his job remarkable. He is ambitious and adorable. Ladislav Sipos … male baritone, ages 40 to 55. Not the brightest employee at Maraczeks Parfumerie. A confidant to Georg, he is an optimistic family man who looks like a huggable father. Steven Kodaly … male tenor ages 25 to 35. A well respected and liked employee at Maraczeks Parfumerie. Considered dapper and occasionally charming, he is more of a shallow womanizer. Ilona Ritter … female mezzo soprano, ages 25 to 35. Employed at Maraczeks Parfumerie. She is sexy and schooled in the ways of romance but longing for something more from the game of love. Waiter … adult male tenor style falsetto/ legit. Stuck up, sophisticated, stuffy, anal retentive, pretentious, upper crust, character. Townspeople, shop patrons are colorful characters of either gender. STAGEFrom Page C1The cast of The Full MontyŽ rehearse for the production, which opens Sept. 7 at Bay Street Players in Eustis. [BAY STREET PLAYERS] 678-590-6600. WEEKLY SERVICE: At 9 a.m. every Saturday at Traditional Congregation of Mount Dora, 848 N. Donnelly Street. Details: 352-735-4774 or CROCHET CLASS: From 12 to 2 p.m. every Saturday at the W.T. Bland Public Library, 1995 N. Donnelly St. in Mount Dora. Bring a size J crochet hook, yarn and scissors. Class projects include a newborn infants cap, a star-shaped pot holder and a ladys hat with ornamentation. Free. Call 352-735-7180, option 5. DINNER AND ENTERTAINMENT: At 5 p.m. every Saturday at Amvets Post 1992, 32201 Amvets Way in Mount Dora. Nonmembers must be signed in by a member of the post. Go to SHABBAT SERVICES: At 10 a.m. every Saturday at the Chabad House … Center for Jewish Life and Learning, 13030 County Road 103 in Oxford. Call 352-330-4466 or go to RANGER HISTORY PROGRAM: From 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Saturday unless another event is scheduled at Dade Battle“ eld Historic State Park, 7200 County Road 603 in Bushnell. With historic weapons “ ring demonstration. Call 352-793-4781.SundayTHE IMPORTANCE OF FIRE IN FLORIDA: At 2 p.m. at Trout Lake Nature Center, 520 E. County Road 44 in Eustis. Meeting of the Oklawaha Valley Audubon Society. SOUTHERN GOSPEL SING: At 10 a.m. at United Faith Assembly of God, 11009 Moore Street in Leesburg. Featuring the Simple Faith Quartet from Largo. Free. Call 352-742-1838. BIBLE STUDY AND FELLOWSHIP: At 10 a.m. the “ rst and third Sunday of the month at the home of Joe Tassell, Pastor of Mercy Church in Mount Dora. Go to mercychurch” .org. SUNRISE SALUTATIONS: At 8:30 a.m. every Sunday at Lillys on the Lake, 846 W. Osceola St. in Clermont. Yoga and Mimosas. Bring mat, water and towel. Cost is $13. Call Mae at 407513-4394 or email events@ SUNSET YOGA: From 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. every Sunday at Clermont Waterfront Park, 330 3rd St. Bring a mat. Free. Call 407-9008039 for information. CALENDARFrom Page C3