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Good Morning To Robert Marre Thanks for reading! newssun TheNewsSun AN EDITION OF THE SUNYOUR HOMETOWN NEWSPAPER SINCE 1919HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN VOL. 99 | NO. 197 | $1.00 Monday, July 16, 2018 Classifieds ..... ............................... B5-7 Comics ..................... NEWS WIRE Highlands Health ..................... B1 Local sports .......................... A7-8 Lottery ..... .............................. SPORTS Viewpoints ............................. A5 Weather .................. News WireSEBRING „ Tallies of Florida citrus in June indicated the worst growing season since World War II. Citrus counts in July havent changed that one bit. The latest numbers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture showed no change for orange production, which was already 34.7 percent lower than the prior growing season. Grapefruit production fell 1.8 percent from May to June, and has held steady since then. Its half of the production from the prior growing season and the lowest level in nearly a century. The all-orange forecast is still 45 million boxes, according to Divided between 19 million boxes of non-Valencia oranges „ early, midseason, and Navel varieties „ and 26 million boxes of Valencia oranges. Florida grapefruit production is unchanged since June at 3.88 million boxes. Of those, 700,000 boxes are white grapefruit and 3.18 million boxes are red. The Florida tangerine and tangelo forecast remains at 750,000 boxes. For the national industry, the Texas orange forecast dropped from 2.11 million Citrus industry: Final forecast is no betterBy PHIL ATTINGERSTAFF WRITERSEBRING „ In 2015, Crockett and Monica Turner snagged a gold mine for alligator hunters: A 11.5-footer that was more than 500 pounds. Everybody on the boat was shaking with buck fever,Ž Monica Turner said. It was a “asco and a chase. I didnt stop shaking for two hours.Ž Wearing the animal down took two hours on the Kissimmee River in 32-foot-deep water, in the one spot their Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission alligator hunt permits allowed. They sold the animal to a processor, which just about paid for the FWC permits. He gave them the skull to mount. That night, they also got a freezer full of meatŽ from some 7to 9-foot alligators „ with better meat than the bigger, tougher animals, Crockett Turner said.We used every bit of the gator,Ž Monica Turner said. Without that, the hunt wouldve cost too much. The Turners live on 43 acres on State Road 66 with their four children, ages 16, 14, 12 and 10. Theyve “shed fresh and Family says FWC alligator hunt difficult, expensiveBy PHIL ATTINGERSTAFF WRITERSEBRING„Although Betty Ford-Smith is a Sebring resident, women in France follow her life story on a French quilting blog. The demand for her pine cone quilting technique grew, and internationally recognized blog writer, Katell Renon, invited Ford-Smith to France to teach quilting workshops. Renon has written 20-25 blog articles about Ford-Smith since 2014. Ford-Smith learned the popular pine cone quilting technique from Arlene Dennis, who was affectionately known as Miss Sue.Ž She was an adept learner and soon began making quilts that won local awards, including a Peoples Choice award at the Lake Placid Arts and Crafts Country Fair and third place at the 35th Annual Capital City Quilt Show in 2017, which was held in Tallahassee. She has even been invited to exhibit at the National Quilt Museum in Paducah, Kentucky next year. When Ford-Smith emailed the Nifty Quilt blog to talk about her pine cone quilting, the blog writer was impressed with her craft and asked if she could share her work with Renon, who has had over two million visits to her blog. Ford-Smith agreed, and on Nov. 14, 2014, she met Renon online. The two struck up a friendship based on the shared love of quilting. When Renon did not write about the Sebring resident for a period of time, her followers would ask, What happened to Betty?Ž Ford-Smith traveled to France a couple days ahead of her scheduled quilting workshops so that she could see the Louvre Museum, the Eiffel Tower and Pablo Picassos art gallery. Her trip started off a little rocky, because all of her luggage was lost and she and her husband had to buy all new clothes. However, this gave her an opportunity to shop in Paris. After her sightseeing tour and shopping spree with her husband, Smitty, she went to Renons house in Toulouse, France, where she stayed for the remainder of the trip. Katell took care of every meal,Ž FordSmith said. We had our own wing of the house where we stayed for eight days.Ž Renon set up two quilting workshops and two show-and-tell events for the women in France to learn from FordSmith. The “rst workshop was held on June 15 in Bezac. It lasted from 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. The second quilting workshop was in Les Salvages on June 19, the day before she left. Renon translated for Ford-Smith so that the quilters could learn her pine By MELISSA MAINSTAFF WRITERSebring resident Betty Smiths pine cone quilting a hit in European countrySEBRING „ Florida showed improvement in children living in high-poverty areas, teen births and pro“ciency in reading and math, according to the 2018 Kids Count Data Book, released recently from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The Kids Count report contains the most recent national, state and local data on hundreds of indicators of child well-being. The annual Data Book uses 16 indicators to rank each state across four domains „ health, education, economic well-being and family and community „ as an assessment of child well-being. Florida earned an overall ranking of 34 in child well-being. Our rankings in each of the four domains of economic well-being, education, health, and family and community are slowly moving in the right direction,Ž said Florida Kids Count Director Norn Dollard. Following statewide expansions of health insurance programs, more kids than ever have access to the health care they need to thrive,Ž he said. But, further investments are needed to reach the Florida children who lack coverage.Ž The Sunshine State ranked 34th in Family and Community with improvements in two of the four indicators in this domain. Floridas teen birth rate continues to fall and resources that support evidence-based pregnancy prevention programs need to continue. Although the number of children living in poverty statewide has started to decrease, the number of children living in Report shows challenges, progress in child well-beingBy MARC VALEROSTAFF WRITER COURTESY PHOTOBetty Ford-Smith and her husband Smitty stayed at a hotel near the Eiel Tower before traveling to Toulouse to teach the quilting workshops. From France with loveMELISSA MAIN/ STAFFBetty FordSmith displays one of her popular pine cone quilts. QUILTS | 3 Numbers indicate worst season since WWII FILE PHOTOThe latest numbers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture showed no change for orange production, which was already 34.7 percent lower than the prior growing season.CITRUS | 3 PHIL ATTINGER/STAFFThe Turner children, from left, Lantana, Glade, Mandolin and Vidalia, pose with an 11.5-foot alligator their parents hunted, caught and killed the last time they participated in the lottery-based hunt run by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. GATOR | 3 MARC VALERO/STAFFA national data report shows the Sunshine State ranked 24th in education with preschool enrollment above the national average and notable gains in third-grade reading.CHILD | 6


A2 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Monday, July 16, 2018 The Highlands News-Sun (USPS 487-900ISSN 2473-0068) is published daily by Tim Smolarick at the Highlands News-Sun, 315 U.S. 27 North, Sebring, FL 33870. Periodical postage paid at Lakeland, FL and additional entry oce(s). All material contained herein is the property of the Highlands News-Sun, which is an aliate of DR Media. Reproduction in whole or part is forbidden without the written permission of the publisher. All material submitted for publication becomes the property of the newspaper and may be edited for clarity and space, as well as reprinted, published and used in all media. Postmaster: Send address changes to: Highlands News-Sun, 315 U.S. 27 North, Sebring, FL 33870. COMMITMENT TO ACCURACY The Highlands News-Sun promptly corrects errors of fact appearing in its news stories. If you believe we have made an error, call the newsroom at 863-385-6155. If you have a question or comment about coverage, write to Romona Washington, executive editor, 315 U.S. 27 North, Sebring, FL 33870; email or call 863-386-5634. OFFICE Location: 315 U.S. 27 North Sebring, FL 33870 Hours: 8 a.m. … 5 p.m. Monday Friday Phone: 863-385-6155 Main Fax: 863-385-1954 SUBSCRIPTION RATES 13 weeks Tax Total $53.30 $4.00 $57.30 26 weeks Tax Total $106.60 $8.00 $114.60 52 weeks Tax Total $213.20 $15.99 $229.19 EZ Pay Tax Total $15.91 $1.19 $17.10 MAIL SUBSCRIPTION RATES 3 months $74.36 6 months $133.81 12 months $229.19 Your newspaper is delivered by an independent contractor. If you do not receive your home delivered newspaper by 6 a.m. on any daily publication date, or 7 a.m. Sunday, please phone the circulation department at 863-385-6155. PUBLISHER Tim Smolarick 863-386-5624 EXECUTIVE EDITOR Romona Washington 863-386-5634 EDITORIAL Karen Clogston, Managing Editor/Special Sections Editor 863-386-5835 Pallavi Agarwall, Contributing Editor 863-386-5831 RETAIL ADVERTISING Cli Yeazel, Advertising Director 863-386-5844 CIRCULATION MANAGER Rob Kearley, Circulation Manager 863-385-6155 PLACE A CLASSIFIED AD From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays Tracy Weikel, Classied Account Executive 863-658-0307 LEGAL ADVERTISING Janet Emerson 863-386-5637 CUSTOMER SERVICE Mike Henry, Oce Manager 863-385-6155 SUBMIT NEWS & OBITS Email all obituaries and death notices to Email all other announcements to Authorities are seeking information on a hit-andrun crash that reportedly caused serious injury to a 14-year-old boys hand Saturday afternoon on U.S. 27 and Lake Henry Drive while the teen was riding a bicycle. The boy was going southbound on the western shoulder of U.S. 27, just south of the north entrance to Lake Henry Drive, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The accident happened at 2 p.m. According to a witness, a large white Ford F350 style pick-up truck, towing a gooseneck trailer, was seen southbound on U.S. 27 in the right lane, FHP said. The trailer had a green tractor with a “eld disc plow on it, which was hanging over the right side of the trailer. The disc of the plow collided with the boys hand, which caused him to be knocked off his bicycle. The boy received serious injury to his hand, authorities added. If anybody has any further information about this crash, contact trooper Brelsford at 239-938-1800.FHP seeks tips on hit-and-run that hurt boy, 14STAFF REPORT SEBRING„Beginning at noon Saturday, children enjoyed games, a bounce house, a water slide and free food at the Back to School Summer Bash 2018, which was sponsored by Citizens with Voices. The fun-“lled day included a tug-of-war contest between the Highlands County Sheriffs Of“ce and the children, and the children won. Children danced to hip hop, soul, reggae and classics from Michael Jackson, courtesy of Triple MMM DJZZ. Free hot dogs and barbecue, which was donated by Sweet Boys Barbecue, fueled the stomachs and provided plenty of energy for children to participate in a kickball and basketball tournament. The water slide helped cool off the children on the hot, summer day. At 3 p.m. adults lined up to receive backpacks and free school supplies while children danced to the music of DJ Marty Marr. William Phillips, a local student who attended the event and was waiting to receive a backpack, liked the kickball tournament the best.Ž Ada McGowan, president of Citizens with Voices, organized the event. McGowan thanked everyone who donated to make the event possible, including Willis McGuire, who paid for the bounce house and water slide. She encouraged everyone to sign up with Penny Ogg, Supervisor of Elections, and vote. Ogg had a booth and was signing up people to vote before the July 30 deadline. McGowan said:Your voice matters. If you are 18 years of age or older, go sign up to vote. If you dont sign up, shut up.ŽChildren have a blast at back-to-school bashBy MELISSA MAINSTAFF WRITER MELISSA MAIN/STAFFBack to School Summer Bash 2018 was a hit with the children. They played on the bounce house and water slide and participated in basketball and kickball tournaments. They also competed in a tug-of-war with the Highlands County Sheris Oce. William and Damarion Phillips enjoyed the Back to School Summer Bash 2018. William said, I like the kickball tournament the best.Ž Both boys waited while the adults stood in line for free backpacks. SEBRING „ People who want to know where their taxes go and to hear if Highlands County commissioners will have to raise them should plan to attend upcoming meetings. The Highlands County Board of Count Commission had a morning brie“ng Thursday from staff on departmental budgets and the capital “nancial strategy „ the plan for buying needed equipment and infrastructure over a “veto 10-year period. County Administrator, Randy Vosburg, and David Nitz, manager of the Of“ce of Budget and Management (OMB), have already suggested to commissioners that increases in spending would require another 0.7 mils of property tax, raising the 8.55 rate to 9.25 to bring in $3.3 million more to cover proposed changes. Even then, they need to “nd places to cut the budget to balance it out. Vosburg and county commissioners want to hear from people. Any citizen may attend any or all of the three presentations, which will include a PowerPoint presentation of the budget and time for questions and answers. Events will be: € 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 17 in the University Center Auditorium at South Florida State College, coinciding with Commissioner Don Elwells Town Hall Meeting.Ž Pizza and soft drinks to be served at 5:30 p.m. € 6 p.m. July 19 in the county commission board room in the Government Center on South Commerce Avenue in Sebring. € 6 p.m. July 24 at Lake Placid Town Hall. Anyone who has questions and cannot attend the meetings may contact Vosburg through Highlands County Government at (863) 402-6500.Public invited to night budget hearingsBy PHIL ATTINGERSTAFF WRITER adno=720050 adno=3582723 adno=3592476 adno=3573856


Monday, July 16, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | A3 boxes in June to 1.88 million boxes in July. Texas grapefruit also fell from 5.7 million boxes in June to 4.8 million boxes in July. Californias tangerine/ tangelo forecast changed from 21 million boxes in June to 20 million boxes in July. In the spring of 2017, the industry produced enough oranges, grapefruit and other fruits to “ll a combined 78.23 million boxes, 16.7 percent less than in 2015-2016. This brings a very dif“cult citrus season to a close,Ž said Shannon Shepp, executive director of the Florida Department of Citrus. We look forward to a quiet, resilient season in the fall.Ž Whether that will happen is another matter. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrations (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center (CPC), in collaboration with hurricane experts from the National Hurricane Center (NHC) and the Hurricane Research Division (HRD), have indicated a 75 percent chance of seeing a near-normal or above-normal hurricane season for 2019. Thats split between a 35 percent chance of an above-normal season and a 40 percent chance of a near-normal season, with a 25 percent chance of a below-normal season this year. Forecasters also predict a 70-percent chance of seeing 10 to 16 named storms (winds of 39 mph or higher), of which 5 to 9 could become hurricanes (winds of 74 mph or higher), including oourne to major hurricanes (category 3, 4 or 5; with winds of 111 mph or higher). An average hurricane season produces 12 named storms, of which six become hurricanes, including three major hurricanes. Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam has called the 2017 season horrible,Ž thanks to devastation from Hurricane Irma and continued battles with citrus greening disease. Its important to remember that the industry is still recovering from Hurricane Irmas unprecedented damage last year,Ž Putnam said in a statement last month. Floridas agricultural damages are estimated at $2.5 billion total „ $761 million to citrus alone. State lawmakers later revised the citrus estimate to more than $1 billion. Last week, local citrus growers learned details of how to apply for a federal disaster-relief package approved by Congress in February, part of a $2.36 billion package targeted for agricultural businesses impacted by hurricanes and wild“res, along with a $340 million black grant program to help citrus growers rebuild. While expected to bridge many years of recovery as growers replace trees and see them mature, aid has not yet started as growers must pass an application process. News Service Florida reported last month that the industry has also seen its economic in”uence wane. Reports cited a University of Florida study released last year that said the industrys direct and indirect economic impact of $8.6 billion was 31 percent less than the preceding four years. The industry continues to await federal help to recover from Irma while threats of retaliatory trade tariffs from the European Union threaten the 12 million gallons of orange juice exported each year.CITRUSFROM PAGE 1 cone quilting technique. Many people tried to speak to me in English,Ž she said. However, one lady that she met told her, You dont have to speak English or French. We all speak patchwork [quilting].Ž In France, the quilters are so conservation minded that they bring their own quilted place mats, china and silverware, in addition to their food, when they have a quilting workshop that lasts all day,Ž Ford-Smith said. Many of the French women who attended the workshops and show-and-tell events had followed Ford-Smiths life story since 2014.I felt overwhelmed by the love these people expressed for me. It brought tears to my eyes. They even gave me gifts.Ž Ford-Smith participated in one show-and-tell in Penne on June 14 and another one at Renons house on June 18. Fifteen women from Renons Bee Hive quilt group gathered to eat and quilt together. All the women brought food, and the Sebring couple enjoyed the French cuisine, which always seemed to include cheese and wine. Patchwork quilting is a popular hobby in France. Diane de Obaldia opened the “rst patchwork quilt store in Paris. Ford-Smith met women who worked in her store and later became famous in the quilting community. By the 1990s, patchwork started taking off in France,Ž she said. Women in France are excited to learn new quilting techniques, she explained. The French like hand work, and they are really thrilled with this pine cone quilting, which is a hand quilting technique.Ž To learn more about Ford-Smiths pine cone quilting technique, visit her website at www. PAGE 1 saltwater and have hunted deer, hog and alligator, as a couple and as a family. The cost of state permits and gasoline to and from the designated hunting site now outweighs any bene“t from the meat, they said. Since 1988, FWC has invited hunters to an annual statewide recreational alligator harvestŽ „ night hunts in the summer. People pay an application fee, ask for hunting sites and times, and get assigned by a lottery. The FWC Alligator hunting guide states that it helps FWC manage alligator population, now estimated at 1.3 million. If you dont regulate gators, theyll take over,Ž Crockett Turner said. Worse than alligators are pythons, he said. The FWC has tried to hire people to hunt them. They are also expensive „ more than $200 in gas to run a boat all day „ and like alligators, seem to know theyre safe in state parks. Alligators know when a hunt starts, from unusual boat activity, and go where theyre safe, he said, such as the off-limits spots in and south of Avon Park Air Force Range. On the river there, Crockett Turner has seen 30 or more 12-foot alligators to a sandbar, stacked like logs.Ž In 2015, the Turners and three friends hunted Pod E,Ž a three-mile stretch of Kissimmee River straddled by State Road 70. They used a 25-footlong, 8-foot-wide ”at boat with a 200-hp Johnson outboard motor. Banks were steep, with no place to pull in, Crockett Turner said, with 32-foot deep water. He said they used a weighted treble hook with a heavy-duty “shing rod to snag the animal. The FWC allows bows, crossbows, gigs, harpoons, spears or spear guns, attached to a restraining line and capable of penetrating the hide. Other allowed methods are a “shing pole with a weighted treble hook or arti“cial lure; meat-baited less than two inch wooden pegs on a “shing pole or hand-held line; or hand-held snatch hooks, catch poles or snares. Bang sticks are allowed. The metal pole has a pressure trigger on the end. It shoots a .45-caliber bullet into the animals brain when the end makes contact. Bang sticks may only be used once the animal is on a restraining line. With a treble hook, Crockett Turner said, the hunter has to snag an alligator on a part of its body „ a leg or torso, maybe between ribs.If I had him in the mouth, I could control him,Ž Crockett Turner said. Monica Turner said a hunter can spot eyes in the distance, but once they dive, theyre gone. You cant harpoon them, and wont swallow a peg. She and her husband think the peg is useless.Its de“nitely not the most ef“cient way,Ž Monica Turner said. When asked if hed “gured how much he paid per pound in gas, time and effort for alligator meat in the last big hunt, Crockett Turner said, Theres some things you dont want wanna know.Ž He said, hed rather catch a stinking wild hogŽ than an alligator. Its easier to clean, Monica Turner said. Plus, wild hogs are more of a nuisance. Two years ago, FWC started issuing countywide hunting/trapping licenses. Residents can hunt any body of water thats not part of the annual hunt. Thats “ne with Crockett Turner. Last year on private land, they caught two 10-foot alligators. It was better than rivers or Lake Istokpoga, he said: Alligators are not on their guard. They “gure theyll stick with the countywide license and give up on the annual hunt. Weve done it for three years,Ž Monica Turner said. Were a family. Weve got bills and priorities. We cant donate money to FWC. You dont get your moneys worth.ŽGATORFROM PAGE 1 CONGRATULATIONSTO OUR TEAM for putting patients & safetyFIRSTThanks to you, Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center Sebring and Lake Placid earned the nations top distinction for patient safety with an AŽ grade from the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. The AŽ recognizes our high standards in patient safety. This honor belongs to every one of our 1,700 team members, who work every day for our patients. Congratulations and thank you.The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade is an elite designation from The Leapfrog Group, a national, independent watchdog that sets the highest standards for patient safety in the United States. 70 YearsThe ONLY AŽ Hospital Within 50 Miles adno=3595364


A4 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Monday, July 16, 2018 COMMUNITY CALENDAR TODAYAmerican Legion Post 25 in Lake Placid Cafe 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Chips ahoy 2 p.m. Call 863-465-0975. American Legion Post 69 in Avon Park Ship, captain crew 5-7 p.m. Call 863-453-4553. American Legion post 74 in Sebring Bar poker 5-7 p.m. Call 863-471-1448. AMVETS Post 21 in Sebring Dart league 7:30 p.m. Call 863-385-0234. VFW Post 4300 in Sebring Happy hour 5-8 p.m. Call 863-385-8902. VFW Post 3880 in Lake Placid No Monday poker until October. $1.25 drafts all day. Ship, captain crew 4:30 p.m. Call 863-699-5444. VFW Post 9853 in Avon Park Call 863-452-9853. Elks Lodge 2661 in Lake Placid Euchre 1 p.m. Darts 7 p.m. Queen of hearts. Food available at the bar. Call 863-465-2661. Elks Lodge 1529 in SebringMember bingo 2-4 p.m. Charity bingo games start 6 p.m. Call 863-471-3557. Moose Lodge 2494 in Avon Park Pizza and pitcher $11. Happy hour 3-6 p.m. Call 863-452-0579. Moose Lodge 2374 in Lake Placid Call 863-465-0131. Moose Lodge 2259 in Sebring Call 863-655-3920. Sebring Recreation Club Call 863-385-2966. Eagles 4240 in Sebring Call 863-655-4007. TUESDAYAmerican Legion Post 25 in Lake Placid Cafe 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Chips ahoy 4-6 p.m. Meatloaf dinner 5-7 p.m. Bingo 6:30 p.m. Call 863-465-0975. American Legion Post 69 in Avon Park Bingo 1 p.m .Bar poker 5 p.m. Call 863-453-4553. American Legion post 74 in Sebring Ship, capt, crew 5-7 p.m. Call 863-471-1448. AMVETS Post 21 in Sebring Bingo 12:30 p.m. Food. Bar poker 5 p.m. Call 863-385-0234. VFW Post 4300 in Sebring VFW Riders pork loin sandwich 5-6:30 p.m. Queen of hearts 6 p.m. Dumpster Mike 5-8 p.m. Call 863-385-8902. VFW Post 3880 in Lake Placid Darts 6:30 p.m. Call 863-699-5444. VFW Post 9853 in Avon Park Call 863-452-9853. Elks Lodge 2661 in Lake Placid Texas holdem 1:30 p.m. Bar games 2:30 p.m. Food available at the bar. Call 863-465-2661. Elks Lodge 1529 in SebringCanasta 9 a.m. Tastee hamburger, cheeseburger and fries. Queen of hearts. Music by Chrissy 6-9 p.m. Call 863-471-3557. Moose Lodge 2494 in Avon Park Taco Tuesday. $2 margaritas. $6 beer pitchers. Ship, capt, crew 4 p.m. Call 863-452-0579. Moose Lodge 2374 in Lake Placid Poker 2 p.m. Call 863-465-0131. Moose Lodge 2259 in Sebring Call 863-655-3920. Sebring Recreation Club Call 863-385-2966. Eagles 4240 in Sebring Call 863-655-4007. WEDNESDAYAmerican Legion Post 25 in Lake Placid Cafe 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Taco and full menu 5-7 p.m. Ship, capt, crew 6 p.m. Bubba Pat 6:30-7:30 p.m. Call 863-465-0975. American Legion Post 69 in Avon Park Auxiliary wings 4-6 p.m. Karaoke with Jody 4-7 p.m. Queen of hearts 6 p.m. Call 863-453-4553. American Legion post 74 in Sebring Draft beer $1 all day. Wild Card. Bar poker 5-7 p.m. Call 863-471-1448. AMVETS Post 21 in Sebring TH 2 p.m. Call 863-385-0234. VFW Post 4300 in Sebring Washers 1 p.m. Ship, capt, crew 3 p.m. Happy hour 5-8 p.m. Call 863-385-8902. VFW Post 3880 in Lake Placid Poker 2 p.m. Ladies drinks BOGO 4 p.m. to closing. Call 863-699-5444. VFW Post 9853 in Avon Park Call 863-452-9853. Elks Lodge 2661 in Lake Placid Shuf”eboard 1 p.m. Texas holdem 7:30 p.m. Food available at the bar. Call 863-465-2661. Elks Lodge 1529 in SebringCall 863-471-3557. Moose Lodge 2494 in Avon Park Family dinner. Mushroom chicken. Bar poker 5 p.m. Call 863-452-0579. Moose Lodge 2374 in Lake Placid WOTM Mexican dinner. Queen of hearts 8 p.m. Dennis & Wendy. Call 863-465-0131. Moose Lodge 2259 in Sebring Call 863-655-3920. Sebring Recreation Club Call 863-385-2966. Eagles 4240 in Sebring Call 863-655-4007. THURSDAYAmerican Legion Post 25 in Lake Placid Poker 1 p.m. Chips ahoy 4 p.m. Create a pizza. Pool 6 p.m. Darts 6:45 p.m. Call 863-465-0975. American Legion Post 69 in Avon Park Happy hour all day. Sammys famous tacos. Euchre 1:30 p.m. Trivia 5:30 p.m. Call 863-453-4553. American Legion post 74 in Sebring Thirsty Thursday all day. Ship, capt, crew 2-4 p.m. Call 863-471-1448. AMVETS Post 21 in Sebring Line dancing 6-8 p.m. Call 863-385-0234. VFW Post 4300 in Sebring Bingo 1:30 p.m. Lunch 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Bar poker 4 p.m. Call 863-385-8902. VFW Post 3880 in Lake Placid Post closed for ”oor waxing. Work detail to move tables and chairs 9 a.m. Call 863-699-5444. VFW Post 9853 in Avon Park Call 863-452-9853. Elks Lodge 2661 in Lake Placid Bingo 6 p.m. Card game 6:15 p.m. Food available at the bar. Call 863-465-2661. Elks Lodge 1529 in SebringLodge Closed. public welcome to Christmas on July 20 and concert July 21. Call 863-471-3557. Moose Lodge 2494 in Avon Park Jackpot 6 p.m. Wings 3-6 happy hour. Call 863-452-0579. Moose Lodge 2374 in Lake Placid Jackpot 8 p.m. Frank E. Call 863-465-0131. Moose Lodge 2259 in Sebring Call 863-655-3920. Sebring Recreation Club Call 863-385-2966. Eagles 4240 in Sebring Call 863-655-4007. 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Monday, July 16, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | A5 www.highlandsnewssun.comANOTHER VIEW Tim Smolarick Publisher Romona Washington Executive Editor VIEWPOINTS Cli Yeazel Advertising Director Rob Kearly Circulation Director Donna Scherlacher Digital Media/Composing Director JOIN THE CONVERSATIONLetters are welcome on virtually any subject, but we do have some rules. We will not accept any Letters to the Editor that ment ion a business in a negative tone, as they have no means to defend themselves. Please keep Letters to the Editor to less than 250 words. Lette rs will be edited to length as well as for grammar and spelling. All letters must be signed with full name … not initials. An address and telepho ne number must be included. The phone number and address are not for publication, but must be provided. In the case of letters that are emailed, the same rules apply. Due to the number of letters received, we are able to run only four letters per person per month. The Letters to the Editor section is designed as a public forum for community discourse, and the opinions and statements made i n letters are solely those of the individual writers. The newspaper takes no responsibility for the content of these letters. Please send or bring correspondence to the Highlands News-Sun, Letters to the Editor, 315 US 27 North Sebring, FL 33870, or fax to 863-385-1954. Readers may also email Letters to the Editor to Florida Constitution should only be amended in important cases in which the Legislature is incapable or unwilling to act. Florida provides several methods for placing constitutional amendment proposals on the ballot. One involves citizen initiativ es. Another involves the Constitution Revision Commission, which meets every 20 years. Two previous commissions had mixed success. In 1978 voters rejected all eight ballot proposals of the commission. In 1998 voters approved eight of nine proposals. But this third commission proved to be just as dysfunctional as the Legislature. It has eight proposals for the voters; six of the eight involve multiple issues. Thats right, voters in November will see several examples in which two to four proposals are lumped together in one vote. This ought to be unconstitutional. Sadly, we may need an amendment to force future commissions to limit proposals to one issue at a time. And its an outrage that some of the ballot language is misleading and vague. Lets take proposal 6003: € Voters will see this title: Amendment 8: School board term limits and duties; public schools.Ž That sounds innocent enough; sure, as innocent as a wolf in sheeps clothing. The “rst issue would create eight-year term limits for school boards. Voters generally approve of term limits, but this ought to be a home rule issue for individual counties. Some sparsely populated rural counties may prefer no term limits or longer limits. € The second issue involves misleading ballot language that allows the state to operate and control charter schools, not the local school board. But its not stated that way. € The third issue would require promotion of civic literacy. This is not even needed. The Legislature already has a requirement for civil literacy education and its fully willing and able to amend it. But this appears to be a device to sneak through the charter school amendment. Some have called for voting down all of the multiple issue amendments. That certainly would be better than voting for all of them. However, there is one group of amendments that is not controversial and deserves passage. It would remove an outdated alien land law provision from the constitution, remove high speed rail language from the constitution and clarify applicability of a repealed criminal statute. Voters wont be taking up the amendments till the November general election. But along with the eight proposals (20 issues in all), there are “ve other constitutional matters on the ballot for a total of 13. That means long lines on Election Day will be long as voters try to sort out this mess. We recommend voters consider early voting or requesting write-in ballots so they can take their time. One matter that deserved to be on the ballot involved a Constitutional Amendment that passed in 1998 with 64 percent of the vote. If the winner of a primary has no opposition in the general election, then all quali“ed voters, regardless of party, can vote in the primary. The primary in effect is the general election. But Republicans and Democrats gamed the system by encouraging write-in candidates to “le, which the Florida Supreme Court decided meant that the primary was closed, leaving the general election to a race between a strong candidate and a token write-in. Never mind no write-in candidate has ever won an election in Florida, according to the Tampa Bay Times. Democrats in South Florida and Republicans in North Florida like having elections all to themselves. Yet the numbers of NPA voters (No Party Af“liation) are growing. In some counties, NPA voters represent the second-largest political group. This proposal was shockingly voted down by the Constitution Revision Commission, probably because many of the members owed their allegiance to political appointments. Ten of those who voted against it were appointed by the governor and “ve the speaker of the House, said local attorney Hank Coxe, a member of the commission. This means that there should be a citizens initiative to close the write-in loophole. A poll conducted by the Florida Chamber of Commerce showed that just four of the 13 constitutional proposals have the 60 percent support needed to pass. The stealth charter school item with a ballot title focusing in term limits, unfortunately, is one of them. An editorial from the Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville.Confusing amendmentsIve been in Tucson, Arizona taking care of my ailing older sister this past month. Tucson is an interesting place. Im staying at my brothers house, which is a little casita right next to the railroad tracks on the edge of a national historic register neighborhood undergoing rapid gentri“cation. Across the street is a city park where local leagues like to play baseball. Wait, you, the reader, are saying. You said you were going to address Florida Amendments 1, 2, and 5 in your next column. I am. Ill start with Amendment 5. There was a fascinating article by Jeff Stein in the Washington Post a few days ago about the political strategy behind Amendments 5, which, surprise, was not an original idea of Rick Scott and his March in Line majority in the Florida House and Senate. Amendment 5 would require a supermajority voteƒto impose, authorize, or raise state taxes or fees.Ž The gist of the WaPo piece is this is a last-ditch attempt by shrinking legislative majorities in Florida, Oregon, and North Carolina to hamstring state budgets and economic policymaking if voters get fed up with them and throw them out. The idea sprung from the Koch brother (they are down to one over at Koch Industries) and his thinktanks and dark money PACs. Koch tries to spin he is a libertarian … but his is run-of-mill billionaire babble. You know, billionaires who think free markets should only work for them and you should thank them for buying off federal and state legislatures to cut their taxes to the bone. Heres to you, Cary Pigman. Isnt it amazing what a $1,000 annual donation can buy? Couple of bottles of wine, at least. Representative Pigman has an excuse for having voted for Amendment 5; he was paid for his vote. So, what is the excuse of Senator Denise Grimsley (running for Secretary of Agriculture and Consumer Affairs); Senator Greg Steube and Representative Julio Gonzalez (running against each other in the Republican primary for Tom Rooneys Congressional seat); Representative Ben Albritton (running for Denise Grimsleys Senate District 26 seat)? We know they all know (as does Rick Scott) that this is a political stunt that could economically and politically kneecap the state. What happens if Amendment 5 passes? For Highlands County, House District 55, Senate District 26, and Congressional District 17, it means more rice bowl “ghts to get the paltry state subsidy from the General Revenue Fund that Highlands, Hardee, Glades, DeSoto, and Okeechobee currently receive. The Heartland is currently dependent upon the general revenue fund subsidy because we dont generate enough property and local sales taxes to pay for our basic needs. The state subsidy supports our local and county governments basic functions from “re stations to roads to police to clean water and sewers to the public-sector jobs that keep the rural economy going. Additionally, our rural economy is dependent upon agriculture, ranching and dairy farming, all of which are subject to the commodity markets and natural disasters, as well as human-induced ones like the tariff war the President has recently begun. If the tariffs negatively impact those sectors, our tax base will further erode making the subsidy even more critical. The state budget also directly pays into our schools and public health budgets; it pays for emergency relief from the hurricanes and other natural disasters that regularly impact the state. The highway patrol and other public services, our judicial and legal systemsƒthe list goes on and on. Florida is on a race to the bottom of nearly every economic indicator in the country. We need ideas and incentives to keep our young people from moving to greener pastures. Sure, we can keep drawing in all of us old people, but the future is with the young. That means the Governor and legislature must be dynamic and not subject to gridlock which is what Amendment 5 will usher in. Vote for responsibility. Vote No on Amendment 5. Next up. Amendments 1 and 2. Polly Parks is a resident of Sebring. Formerly, she was a Washington representative for a multinational metal recycling “rm handling policy issues and federal contracting. Email her at pollyparks@ Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily that of the Highlands News-Sun.Amendment 5: Responsible or reckless?Polly ParksGUEST COLUMN YOUR VIEW Jack Richie is community mindedDon and I have known Jack Richie, currently running for re-election to the Highlands County Commission, for almost 20 years. We live in the same Sun N Lakes South community where Jack once served as president. He was instrumental, along with several others, in establishing the areas volunteer “re district with its resulting, fully operational “re station located on South Sun N Lakes Boulevard. He subsequently served as president of the Lake Placid Volunteer Fire District and the now disbanded Highlands County Homeowners Association. Always community minded, Jack has been a member of many Highlands County boards and committees including, but not limited to, the Fire Service Task Force, Lakes Association & Affordable Housing Advisory. With this varied background, it is easy to see why Jack has proven to be such an effective commissioner. These past experiences have increased his “rst hand knowledge in many diverse and problematic areas. He is responsive to the people and carefully considers all aspects of the issues at hand. We “rmly believe that all who vote for Jack will not be disappointed.Marianne Reason Lake Placid Father, please forgive me Flashback to December 1966. Upon returning home from Vietnam, we landed in the beautiful city on the bay, San Francisco. Our welcoming home party was so gracious and elated to see us that they couldnt even control their saliva as it landed on our faces and uniforms. Plus, they must have all worked at a “reworks factory that had some type of malfunction because they were all waving at us with only one “nger and calling us baby killers. I told my buddy that they must have us confused with another group because we were “ghting Communists, not babies. Yes, that is truly a homecoming that will be ingrained in my memory forever. Fast forward to todays world. I guess that we have graduated to another level. Now, the most gracious, impeccable and honorable people in our esteemed Congress are now referring to the citizenry that have jobs and make this country work as smelly, bitter clingers to our guns and Bibles, irredeemable deplorables and rednecks. Father, please forgive me as I hath runneth out of the other cheek to turneth!Dave Doty Lake Placid


A6 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Monday, July 16, 2018 Look for a third crossword in the Sun Classified section. Last week ended with life in the 30s. This week is Life in the FortiesŽ an excerpt from the Sebring Historical Society publication written by Arthur BuckŽ McIntyre follows. My parents came to this area during the early days of Sebring. My mom (1910-11) and my dad about 1916. They purchased property on what is now Sparta Road and my dad moved a house onto our property. The road leading to our property was merely a trail„actually a three rut trail. Two ruts for the wagon wheels and the third for the horse or mule pulling the wagon.Ž Our neighbor had a Model T truck. There were few automobiles in the area at the time. We used to help him by cutting palmetto fans and placing them in the road so the truck wouldnt get stuck. The sand was very bad.Ž In the mid-1940s, daddy bought an old 1930 black Cadillac Hearse with beautiful burgundy carpeting with burgundy curtains. My dad planned to cut the top off to make a truck. Well, before he got to do that we decided wed go for a ride. My sisters did not like riding in the hearse. I thought it was great! It even had little rollers on the ”oor where the casket was rolled in. There were no seats, we had to sit on the carpet.Ž I remember the day WWII ended. Ellen Joyce worked at Muffs Bakery. When we went to pick her up, Mr. Muff was closing the bakery to celebrate the end of the war. He was giving away all his fresh baked bread, pies, and pastries. You wouldnt believe all the bakery goods we had piled in the back of the hearse when we headed back home. My sisters were embarrassed and laid down in the back so no one could see them. That was the only time I ate all the peach pie I wanted and there was still some left. Mr. Titus, a dairyman asked me if I would take and raise a calf and he would buy it back when it grew up. The calf I raised, grew up and reached the age to breed and had a calf. Mr. Titus paid me $275. Another dairyman, Ruben Ramer,, wanted me to raise a calf, so I got the calf and did the same thing all over again and was paid another $275. I took the money right down to the Tropical Bank located on the Circle in Sebring. That was the “rst account I had ever had.Ž At this time Chester Arthur Skipper lived south of town and owned a lot of land. He came by the house and offered to sell 640 acres at 25 cents an acre ($160). So I thought that was a good idea, but a person as young as I was couldnt own property in the state of Florida unless signed for by a guardian. I was advised not to buy the land because it was on a sand hill. You couldnt grow grass so it wasnt any good for farming. And there was a lake in the middle. I was advised that it was a horrible deal. Today, the lake is Huckleberry Lake and on the west side of it is Lake Haven Estates and on the east side is Camp Sparta. That was a good deal missed! A Sebring Historical Society publication, April 2002. Elaine Levey can be reached at emlevey@ in the 40s Elaine LeveyHISTORICALLY SPEAKING concentrated poverty was unchanged over the “veyear window. To address these issues, continued emphasis is needed to expand educational and vocational supports for Floridas parents so families can thrive, the report said. Healthy Start Coalition of Hardee, Highlands and Polk Counties Executive Director Charlene Edwards, who is also a member of the School Board of Highlands County, offered some comments on the data. The state and local communities have made the reduction of teen pregnancy a priority and we see this in Highlands County as well,Ž she said. However, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) are on the rise among this age group. We must continue to work with our teens to make Healthy Choices in their lives.Ž According to the Kids Count report, troubling disparities persist among children of color and those from low-income and immigrant families. Children of color, low-income children and children from immigrant families stand to suffer the most if vital programs face reductions in funding, the report said. Edwards said, I agree strongly with the statements on disparities among children of color. Disparities are an issue among pregnant black women as well. They have more preterm births and low birth weight babies at a 2, sometimes 3 to 1 ratio than white pregnant women. Thus, the disparity begins at birth.Ž Florida ranked 34th in health, lagging behind the national average in three of the four indicators. More investments in programs are needed to reduce the number of low birth-weight babies, child and teen deaths and teens who abuse alcohol or drugs, the report concluded. In economic well-being, Florida ranked 42nd with the report noting for the “rst time in several years, there have been some signi“cant inroads into reducing child poverty and improvements in parents ability to get full employment. However, many families struggle to make ends meet and 39 percent of children live in households that spend roughly a third or more of their monthly incomes on housing, which reduces discretionary spending on children and the amount of time available to parents to spend with their children, the report added. 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Monday, July 16, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | A7 LOCAL SPORTSSebring blanks Franklin County in AAASEBRING „ In the Dixie Youth Baseball AAA StateTournament, Sebring went headto-head with Franklin County on Saturday. Sebring pitched its way to a shutout and their bats were ignited allowing them to defeat Franklin County with a “nal score of 10-0. The mercy rule cameinto effect at the end of the fourth inning. They came out here to set the tone and that is exactly what they did,Ž said Sebring coach Joel Travers. They all hit the ball, they all contributed the entire game, and I am super proud of them. It is a great start to this tournament. They are going to make Sebring proud. Charles Waltman, Cole Travers and Hunter Stone all stood out to me. They did an awesome job today.Ž Top of the “rst and Sebrings Chase Vaughn starts the game off with a hard ground ball down the “rst baseline for a double. Waltman hit a sacri“ce grounder to the pitcher to advance Vaughn. Aiden Bryant sent a grounder up the middle to center “eld for a single driving home Vaughn for anRBI. Sebring takes a 1-0 lead. Sebring extended its lead in the top of the second inning. Liam Bryant hits a ground ball deep into left “eld for a triple. Camden Engler hit a grounder to second base for a single sendingLiam Bryanthome for an RBI, widening Sebrings lead to 2-0. Sebring found its stride in the top of the third. Gabriel Ford sent a line into right “eld for a single. JosephKeiberhit a sacri“ce to “rst advancing Ford to second. Vaughn knocked a grounder to shortstop for a single. Waltman hit a grounder to second driving home Ford for an RBI single and Vaughn advanced to third. Waltman stole second BY RUTH ANNE LAWSONCORRESPONDENTLake Placid shooting for state titlesLAKE PLACID „ The Lake Placid Debs were eliminated from the Dixie Youth Softball State tournament by West Pasco on Sunday, ending Lake Placids run as state champions, while several other Lake Placid teams will be gunning for state titles today at Lake June Ball“elds. After winning on Friday, West Pasco stormed back to defeat Lake Placid in Debs action both Saturday and Sunday to claim the state championship. Lake Placids Ponytails team will be looking to capture a state title today, needed two victories, while Lake Placids Angels X-Play team also has a chance to win a state title. Games begin at 9:30 a.m. today. In the Dixie Youth Baseball State Tournament, the Avon Park T-ball team opened up the state tournament with an impressive 29-11 victory over West Seminole on Saturday. In Sundays action, the DeSoto T-ball team defeated Sebring by a score of 29-5, while the Sebring Ozone team improved to 2-0 in the state tournament with an 11-1 victory over Spring Hill American. Sebring Ozone will play a winners bracket game today at 1 p.m., while the T-Ball team plays at noon. Games in the baseball tournament will begin at 10 a.m. at Max Long Recreational Complex, next to the Highlands County Family YMCA.BY HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN SPORTS STAFFOn Tuesday, July 10, the Spring Lake Mens League relaxed with a fun Balanced Four Man Team game introduced by Ken Kirby, a retiree from Richmond, Virginia. This is a Points game with one pointt awarded for the best ball on a Par 5 (or 6), two points for the two best balls on a Par 4 and three best balls on a Par 3. Points awarded to each player on a net of handicap per hole basis. This week we played Panther Creek golf course. There was a tie this week „ at 120 net strokes „ between Rich Strawn, Will David, Fred Brune and Gene Hearn and the team of Gary Behrendt, Leon Van, Larry Carlson and Ed Grif“th. Coming in third place at 123 net strokes was the team of Bill Burress, Don Cunning, Bob Rider and Bob Rogers. It was another good day of golf at Spring Lake Golf Resort.Sertoma Golf TourThe Sertoma Junior Golf Tour is for youngsters ages 6-18 who have some golf experience. The Sertoma Junior Golf Tour holds weekly tournaments at different courses. Golfers accumulate points each week during the summer season which runs through Aug. 18-19. We invite any young golfer out there to come out and join us,Ž said Sertoma Junior Golf Tour Director Andy Kesling. This is an great way to work on your golf game in a competitive environment. Playing a different course each week helps you to learn to hit different types of shots and that helps to develop your golf game.Ž An event is set for River Greens on July 19-20 and the Country Club of Winter Haven will host an event on July 26. The summer season wraps up with the two-day Tour Championship at Sun n Lake Golf Club on Aug. 18-19. For more information on the popular Sertoma Junior Golf Tour, you can contact Kesling at 863-835-2436. Youth Tennis CampsThe Highlands County Tennis Association is holding weekly tennis camps at the Thakkar Tennis Center at the Country Club of Sebring. The camps are for youngsters ages 6-18 and run Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until noon. The cost is $100 per child and includes a snack and refreshments each day. The camps are run by USPTA professional Horace Watkis and run thorugh July 27. For more information, contact Watkis at 863-414-2164 or 863-386-4282. Dr. Tom McDonald Caladium 5K coming upLAKE PLACID Those who are interested in running or walking the annual Dr. Tom McDonald Caladium 5K race on Saturday, July 28, at 7 a.m., can pick up registration forms in the church of“ce of First Presbyterian Church in Lake Placid or on the church website at The entry fee for the race is $20 through Friday, July 20 and $30 from July 22nd to race day. The race is sponsored by the Lake Placid Christian Ministerial Association and will bene“t The Samaritans Touch Care Center. If you would like to volunteer to help with the race Saturday morning, please call the church at 465-2742.Spring Lake MGA plays Kirbys GameBY JIM FOOTESPECIAL TO HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUNSEBRING „ Theres no better way to start off the Dixie Youth Baseball State Tournament than with a shutout victory. The Sebring Ozone team faced off against East Lakeland and blanked them by a “nal score of 8-0. The Florida heat was up in the 90s but that was not the only thing hot, the Sebring bats were on “re. Sebring belted four homers in the contest. We got the jitters out,Ž said Coach Will Sebring. The bats really did good. Our pitchers did their job. I am real proud of them, it has been a long wait and we are ready to play ball. It is great to get the shutout. This is one of the best ball clubs I have coached and these boys deserve it. We have worked them hard and it is time for them to shine. We have prepared them for this heat; we have been practicing during the heat of the day so it would not bother them. They are ready and we want to win this tournament.Ž Sebring came out hot in the top of the “rst inning. Clayton Evens took a pitch to get on “rst and George Sebring singled with a grounder to left “eld. Both runners advanced on the same passed ball. Rhett Vaughn stepped to the plate and pounded the ball over the center“eld fence for athree-run homer giving Sebring a 3-0 lead. Donovan Lusby was on the Sebring Ozone team wins openerBY RUTH ANNE LAWSONCORRESPONDENT RUTH ANNE LAWSON/CORRESPONDENTJack Sebring (8) slides safely home after a wild pitch, as Franklin Countys JaMichael Miller waits for the throw. SEBRING | 8 RUTH ANNE LAWSON/CORRESPONDENTBrody Green is congratulated after his second home run of the game against East Lakeland. He also took game MVP honors. RUTH ANNE LAWSON/STAFFSebrings Trevor Carter swings at a pitch against East Lakeland.OZONE | 8 ALLEN MOODY/STAFFThe Lake Placid Debs Yesenia Ramirez takes a swing at a pitch during a state tournament game.


A8 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Monday, July 16, 2018 mound for Sebring and retired the side without yielding a run. Brody Green hit a solo homer over the center“eld fence in the top of the second inning. Greens home extended Sebrings lead to 4-0. Sebring continued to dominate in the top of the third. Jamaree Welch clobbered the ball over the center “eld fence for an impressive solo homer and George Sebring singled to “rst base and advanced to second and then to third on a couple of wild pitches. Vaughn hit a hard grounder to center “eld for a run-scoring double. Vaughn advanced to third on a passed ball. Trevor Carter knocked a grounder to shortstop for a single and sent home Vaughn for an RBI furthering Sebrings lead to 7-0. Sebring made a pitching change in the bottom of the fourth inning, bringing in George Sebring. The action did not pick back up until the top of sixth. Green pummeled the ball over the left-center “eld fence for another solo homer excelling Sebrings lead to an overpowering 8-0. Dalton Todd took over on the mound in the sixth who completed the shutout for Sebring. We came out and hit the ball really well,Ž said Dalton Green. We played defense really well and our pitching was on. It felt good to hit those home runs. I have never made two home runs in one game before and it felt great. My team was working together well today. We did have a little bit of a struggle at the beginning but we were just on today. Our coaches are great. They make us work really hard which is good and they like to have fun. I just want to win the championship this year.Ž The Sebring Ozones bats were on “re and they dominated on the mound for a shutout. Sebring easily defeat East Lakeland with a “nal score of 8-0. Sebring hopes to win the State Tournament and move on to the World Series. OZONEFROM PAGE 7 RUTH ANNE LAWSON/CORRESPONDENTDonovan Lusby throws a pitch against East Lakeland. and when the catcher threw down to second Vaughn took advantage and stole home extending Sebrings lead to 4-0. Cole Travers stepped to the plate and sent a line deep into center “eld driving home Waltman for an RBI double. Jonathan Gomez hit a hard grounder up the middle to second sending home Travers for an RBI. Sebring had an overwhelming 6-0 lead. In the fourth inning Sebring continued to dominate. Chase Casey started the inning off by drawing a walk and stealing second. Jack Sebring hit a hard grounder into center for a single and Casey advanced to third. Sebring faked stealing second and while Franklin County was distracted Casey stole home. Vaughn sent a grounder second and when “rst base was overthrown both Vaughn and Sebring advanced putting them in scoring position. Sebring took home on a wild pitch and when the throw to home plate was over thrown Vaughn slipped into home for another run for Sebring giving them an overwhelming lead of 9-0. Waltman stepped to the plate and sent a line past the second baseman and into right “eld for a single. Aiden Bryant hit a sacri“ce grounder to the pitcher to advance Waltman to second. Waltman took third on a passed ball and Travers brought home Waltman with a grounder deep into center “eld for an RBI, giving the team a 10-0 lead. Sebring held Franklin County scoreless in the fourth to preserve the 10run margin and end the game by the mercy rule. It felt great to get MVP,Ž said Charles Waltman. This was a fun game today and it was awesome to get a shutout. We have a great team and great coaches. I have learned a lot from them and they have helped me change the way I hit. I hope to learn more from them. 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CLASSIFIEDS, COMICS & PUZZLES INSIDE SECTION B Monday, July 16, 2018 SEBRING „ With Florida facing an opioid epidemic, the Florida Legislature has enacted stiff new requirements for physicians prescribing pain medication. According to Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, the opioid epidemic is killing 15 Floridians a day. In 2010, 98 out of the top 100 opioid-prescribing doctors were in Florida, according to the federal Drug Enforcement Agency. To combat the epidemic, Gov. Rick Scott signed H.B. 21 into law on March 19, and the law became effective July 1. In 2009, the Florida legislature created the prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP), which requires doctors to report information about controlled substances they prescribe to a database called E-FORCSE, Electronic-Florida Online Reporting of Controlled Substances Evaluation Program, according to In the past, doctors used this program when they suspected a patient to be shopping around and getting controlled substances from more than one doctor, explained Dr. Donald Geldart. Now the monitoring is mandatory for everyone.Ž It take 5-15 minutes to go through the online New law toughens pain medicine prescriptionBy MELISSA MAINSTAFF WRITERSometimes a word annoys me, such as ”avonoid and all the related words like it including bio”avonoid, bio”avones, ”avonol, polyphenol, phytonutrient and, oh my gosh, you can see how confusing it is to say all those and they all basically mean the same thing: Antioxidant from a plant! One amazing antioxidant, or ”avonoid, or whatever youd like to call it is kaempferol, pronounced camp-fur-all.Ž This is what youre eating when you bite into raspberries, apples, grapes or tomatoes. Its also found in spinach, potatoes, onions, kale, endive, lettuce, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cucumbers, lettuce, green beans, peaches, blackberries, cranberries and green tea. One food with a lot of kaempferol is capers! By now, youre wondering why Im talking about kaempferol. Im tired of everyone talking about carbs, proteins and fats. None of us want to count calories or evaluate ratios of carbs, proteins and fats! Its much easier to just eat food that is bright and colorful and full of life-giving nutrients such as kaempferol. My vote is to stop counting carbs, just eat kaempferol. Its a very promising and innocuous strategy to help with many disorders youre suffering with: Colon cancer. There was a study in 2014 that proved some bene“ts from kaempferol in human colon cancer cells. Food poisoning. This is gross but lets face it, 50 million people worldwide get infected with Entamoeba histolytica. Transmission is pretty easy, it occurs by eating or drinking food or beverages contaminated with the organism, which comes from feces. Kaempferol (and quercetin) was shown to destroy the parasite. Heart disease. A study found that women who have high intakes of kaempferol might be less likely to die of a heart attack. It works in part by preventing the oxidation, as in rustingŽ of low-density lipoproteins. Breast cancer. Breast cancer spreads with the assistance of some compounds in your own body called Matrix metalloproteinases, which we call MMPs for short. Kaempferol slows down cancer cell invasion into other cells (metastasis) by blocking MMPs, speci“cally MMP-9 expression. So eating foods rich in kaempferol would be a natural consideration for breast health. Prostate cancer. In Biomedical Reports 2015, we saw that kaempferol could block prostate cell growth to some degree. Kaempferol has many chemopreventative characateristics, both in vivo and in vitro. Epidemiological studies suggest the more kaempferol you consume, the lower your risk of developing cancer. Alzheimers disease.Stop counting carbs, eat kaempferolPlenty of natural light and luxurious amenities can contribute to a relaxing spa experience at home. Relaxing at a spa each week may be a luxury reserved for celebrities and socialites. For many people, a day spa is a treat enjoyed on special occasions or while on vacation. However, home bathrooms can be designed to provide the same types of amenities offered at day spas right in the comfort of ones home. The American Psychological Association says that money, work and the future of the country are particularly strong stressors today. Eighty percent of workers feel stress on the job and learning how to manage stress is a top concern, according to the American Institute of Stress. Creating a Zen-like retreat at home can help alleviate stress and improve health. Homeowners whose renovation plans include turning a bathroom into a spa oasis will need to choose which features they desire most. These suggestions can spur on more ideas to create the ideal retreat. €Soaker bathtub: Theres something to be said about a luxurious soak in a tub. Tubs come in different sizes and shapes, like the highly recognizable clawfoot tub and other freestanding units. These types of tubs, as well as corner tubs, can offer deep-seated luxury by way of a relaxing and restorative soak. Pair with scented bath bombs or salts for a true spa experience. €Steam shower: Steam showers are self-enclosed units that feature generators that deliver steam through steam heads. The steam “lls the space and can help a person unwind before a refreshing shower or bath. According to the retailer Modern Bathroom, modern steam showers come with digital controls, which makes it easy for users to activate the shower, adjust the length of time that the shower will operate and adjust temperature controls. Extra features like music, mood lighting and aromatherapy can be included as well. €Heated ”oors: Heated ”oors provide the utmost in comfort when stepping out of the bath or shower. They can warm the room and make using the space more comfortable in cold weather. €Vessel sinks: A vessel sink typically features a bowl or basin that looks like it was placed on top of the vanity. Vessel sinks can elevate the ambiance in spa bathrooms. €Plush towels and robes: In addition to “xtures and other functional components of the bath, linens are key. Soft-spun Egyptian or Turkish cotton towels and robes are a must-have luxury for the full spa experience. €Comfortable seat: A bench or chair nestled by a bathroom window is the perfect spot for pedicures or catching up on some light reading. €Natural light: Skylights or privacy-ensuring windows are a must to create a relaxing space close to nature. A spa bathroom at home is within reach. With a few touches, any bathroom can be transformed into a luxurious oasis.DIY spa bathroomMETRO CREATIVE CONNECTIONSHow to give home bathrooms a spa-like feel Dear PharmacistSUZY COHEN COURTESY PHOTO/ MCCPlenty of natural light and luxurious amenities can contribute to a relaxing spa experience at home. CARBS | 7 METRODoctors must follow new laws when writing precriptions for pain medications. Opioid medications can only be written for three days, unless the doctors documents that it is medically necessary.LAW | 7


B2 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Monday, July 16, 2018 What is that sound? I am sure we have all heard it and wondered where it was coming from. You are in your car, stopped at the red light and you hear this banging noise. The racket. You look around and theres a car within eyesight literally shaking and bouncing. Boom! Boom! Boom! The young people inside are jamming to their music. You think ... what in the world! How are they even sitting in there? I think ... future patient.Ž Really! Those kids are rapidly damaging their hearing. They wont know it for a few years, but they are. If you see a young person in such a situation, kindly let them know they may be damaging their ears. They may not know. I was in our of“ce car the other day and this car pulled up beside me at the light and I made eye contact with the young man who was driving. We both smiled. Then I rolled my window down. He said, Your cars cool.Ž I said thanks and asked, Who are you listening to?Ž He told me, Jay Rock.Ž I told him it was really loud and asked him if his ears ever had ringing noises in them when he got out of the car. He said, yeah, sometimes ... why?Ž I gently said, Its a sign that you have done some damage to your hearing.Ž Remarkably he said, Well, I can run it a little softer.Ž I smiled, nodded back at him and moved on when the light changed. It is estimated that youth between the ages of 12-19 years of age have noise-induced hearing loss. Approximately 17 percent have permanent hearing loss from listening to loud music either through headphones or from inside of vehicles. Most do not even know that they have caused damage to their hearing. Hearing loss is showing up earlier, too. More kids are listening with headsets, and the speakers and ampli“ers today are much more powerful and broadband than the products that were available 30 years ago. A study was done in 2005 and 2006 (with kids listening to IPods and newer music devices) that compared hearing tests with kids that listened with Walkmans back in the 80s and 90s. It was found that the kids listening to the newer technology have a 30 percent higher incidence of a mild hearing loss. We have all jammed out to our favorite music. I will never forget the day my brother tricked outŽ my 1974 Ford Pinto. I had a stereo system that was probably worth more than the car. I had a bass speaker that “lled up a small section in the back and speakers mounted to the hatchback so when we were at softball practice we could really crank it up. I was so proud of my Pioneer Stereo system. I loved all music „ dance, hiphop, rock, all of it. One day I pulled up into the golf course parking lot beside my dad. I was rocking out to Joan Jett. Oh my! The look he gave me, and then, What the .... are you doing?Ž I turned it down. Really I hadnt realized it was that loud. Sorry,Ž I told him. I thought he was upset because of the golf course, then he said, You are killing your hearing. If I hear it that loud again I will personally rip that system out of your car!Ž Well, alrighty then. I was 19. End of story! Help your kids and grandkids. Talk to our youth. They dont know. #ToHearBetterIsToLiveBetter.Roseann B. Kiefer, B.A., BC-HIS, is owner of Lampe and Kiefer Hearing Aid Center. Sebring, Fla. This information is not intended to prevent, diagnose, treat or cure your condition. Always talk to your doctor before following any medical advice or starting a diet or exercise program.Talk to the youth about loud music Roseann KieferHEARING MATTERS newstips@newssun.comDO YOU HAVE THE NEXT BIG STORY OR NEWS TIP TO SHARE? 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Monday, July 16, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | B3 Are you one of the people who still have back pain one year after the symptoms started? Now what do you do? If you have not already stopped smoking this is a good time to stop. Smoking has been shown to increase back pain probably by its effect on the arteries to the discs. This is known to be the cause disc deterioration in the neck but is not as clear an effect in the back. Work with a physical therapist to strengthen your abdominal muscles, loosen up tight sacroiliac joints (where the spine attaches to the pelvis) or stretch out knotsŽ in your back muscles, both of which interfere with normal back motion and cause pain. The therapist can also mobilize (very gently if osteoporosis is present) stiff vertebral joints. Beginning a “tness program to improve your cardiovascular “tness will not only help your heart but has been shown to decrease back pain although the reason is not clear. If your mattress is old you might consider buying a new more supportive one. If you still have back pain after trying these more study is needed. An MRI will show arthritic facet joints (the joints between vertebrae) or spinal stenosis (narrowing of the space for the spinal cord). If you have a pacemaker or other reason that you cannot have an MRI, a CT scan will give much of the same information. It shows bone very well but does not show soft tissues such as discs as well as an MRI. EMG done by a neurologist will show if a speci“c nerve or nerves is pinched. Using the information from these studies, your complaints and physical exam, your doctor will help you decide on the best course of treatment. A common “nding is small disc bulges NOT impinging on the nerve roots or spinal cord and/or spurring at several levels. This, combined with a complaint of generalized back pain and an exam without weakness or signi“cant numbness, is the most common “nding. Steroids are very helpful in relieving peripheral nerve pain. Unfortunately they do not get into spinal ”uid well because the brain and spinal cord are protected against all foreign substances good and bad by two layers of tough fascial tissue. Injecting steroids in to the area between these two layers (the epidural space) gets steroids to the irritable area in a time release dose.Ž This relieves the pain in many cases. It is done by anesthesiologists as it is the same technique with different medicines used for anesthesia in delivering babies. If there are only one or two badŽ joints, the anesthesiologist can inject either the facets or the nerve roots near them with steroids under X-ray control. If the space for the spinal cord is narrowed on MRI/CT and you have increased pain with walking, you probably have spinal stenosis. This is often confused with circulation problems. These also get worse with walking and better with resting. An exam of the pulses in your legs and oxygenation in your toes will differentiate these two diagnoses. Spinal stenosis will sometimes respond to epidural steroids but often requires surgery. The good news is that especially in the older patient surgery for spinal stenosis has the most predictable good outcome. Dr. Carr is a board certi“ed orthopedist with a subspecialty certi“cate in hand taking care of hands and shoulders in Sebring. Are you part of the painful third? ColumnistDIANA CARR (From left to right: Stephen Piccione, M.D, Cheri McCue, M.D., Sunaina Khurana, M.D, Christina Hill, ARNP)MILLENNIUM PHYSICIAN GROUP NOW IN HIGHLANDS COUNTY! Millennium Physician Groups mission is to connect patients to the best doctors, service and quality for every patient, every time. €€€ We are proud to be new members of this amazing community! www. MillenniumPhysician .comCALL US TODAY!Sebr i ng2227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 (863) 202-8100Av o n Park1659 US 27 North Avon Park, FL 33825 (863) 657-0710 adno=3593368 New Location!ADVANCED PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES OF CENTRAL FLORIDA 5825 U.S. HWY 27 N. SEBRING FL 33870 FAX (863) 382-0015 Dr. Carlos E. Garcia-Prieto NOW INDEPENDENT & ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS! 863-382-PSYC (7792)adno=3586210 863-385-SKIN (7546)HeartlandSkinCenter.comJennifer A. Wolf, PA-C5825 US 27 North Sebring, FL 33872 Heartland Skin CenterOur Specialty is You Have you Had Your Skin Cancer Screening This Year? Have you Had Your Skin Cancer Screening This Year?Now Accepting New PatientsComplete range of skin services available including: OF 6 ) m C r t h 7 2 adno=3592421


B4 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Monday, July 16, 2018 If you are a cancer patient receiving chemotherapy treatment its crucial that you have your hearing tested. Certain chemotherapy drugs are ototoxic, meaning they are associated with damage to the inner ear (hearing loss and equilibrium dysfunction). Cisplatin and carboplatin have been linked to hearing loss in many studies. Other medications taken in conjunction with chemotherapy can also have lasting damage to the inner ear. Loop diuretic furosemide and the related compound ethacrynic acid used has a higher association with ototoxicity, Antibiotics in the aminoglycoside class, such as gentamicin and tobramycin, have also been related to damage in the inner ear. Early detection will give you better options for treatment. How does chemotherapy contribute to hearing loss? Chemotherapy drugs are designed to combat cancerous cells in the body. Unfortunately, they cause side effects that can damage healthy cells and organs, as well. Certain groups of chemotherapy drugs damage the hair cells in the cochlea and balance system of the inner ear that are responsible for hearing and balance. Typically, they affect the high frequencies or consonants, making detection more challenging. There are signs you should watch for that might indicate the onset of hearing loss. Balance is somewhat more challenging to identify as it may bring subtle changes in our equilibrium gradually. Symptoms include: €Sounds are muf”ed or less obvious €Oversensitivity to loud sounds €Tinnitus (ringing in the ear) €Nausea, vomiting, dizziness or feeling off balance Any of these symptoms warrant an immediate call to your doctor. Certain diagnostic audiologic tests are able to detect damage to the hair cells in the inner ear for hearing as well as equilibrium, before it shows up on traditional hearing or balance test, sometimes even before the patient is aware of a problem. 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Monday, July 16, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | B5 LEGAL NOTICES IN THE C IR C UIT CO URT O F THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: FC18-428 Division: Family Michelle Triplett, Petitioner and Mark Triplett, Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE (NO CHILD OR FINANCIAL SUPPORT) TO: Mark Triplett 11458 Wingate Road North, Jacksonville, FL 33218 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for dissolution of marriage has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Michelle Triplett whose address is 4026 Citroen Drive, Sebring, Florida 33872 on or before July 20, 2018, and file the original with the clerk of this Court at 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870 before service on Petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. The action is asking the court to decide how the following real or personal prop erty should be divided: None Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available a t the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office. You may review these documents upon r equest. You must keep the Clerk of the Circui t Courts office notified of your curren t address. (You may file Deisgnation of Current Mailing and E-Mail Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Fam ily Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed or e-mailed to the addresses on record at the clerks office. WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Famil y Law Rules of Procudure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. Dated: June 22, 2018 ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Christina Dohmann Deputy Clerk June 25; July 2, 9, 16, 2018 NEEDAJOB? CHECKTHE CLASSIFIEDS! FICTITIOUS NAME12 NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW PURSUANT TO SECTION 865.09, FLORIDA STATUTES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of MAXIMUM LAWN CARE located at PO Box 824, in the County of Highlands, in the City of Lake Placid, Florida 33862, intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahas see, Florida. DATED at Lake Placid, Florida, this 13th day of July, 2018. Juan Ruelas July 16, 2018 NOTICE OFACTION16 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIRCUIT CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 18000252GCAXMX CALIBER HOME LOANS, INC. Plaintiff, vs. THE UNKNOWN HEIRS OR BENEFICIARIES OF THE ESTATE OF DIANE M. HECHT, DECEASED, et al Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION TO: THE UNKNOWN HEIRS OR BENEFICIARIES OF THE ESTATE OF DIANE M. HECHT, DECEASED RESIDENT: Unknown LAST KNOWN ADDRESS : 309 COSTA DEL SOL, SEBRING, FL 33876-6614 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described property located in HIGHLANDS County, Florida: Lot 6, Block G, SPRING LAKE VILLAGE IV, according to plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 9, Page 75, Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. APN#: C-15-35-30-040-00G0-0060 has been filed against you, and you are required to se rve a copy to your written defenses, if any, to this action on Phelan Hallinan Diamond & Jones, PLLC, attorneys for plaintiff, whose address is 2001 NW 64th Street, Suite 100, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309, and file the original with the Clerk of the Court, within 30 days after the first publication of this notice, either before or immediately thereafter, August 31, 2018 otherwise a default may be entered against you for the relie f demanded in the Complaint. This notice shall be published once a week for two consecutive weeks in The Highlands News-Sun. DATED: July 3, 2018 Clerk of the Circuit Court /s/ Cyndi S. Dassinger Deputy Clerk of the Court Movant counsel certifies that a bona fide effort to resolve this matter on the motion notice has been made or that, because of time consideration, such effort has not yet be en made but will be made prior to the scheduled hearing. If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to par ticipate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should con tact the Office of the Court Adminis trator at (863)534-4686 (voice), (863)534-7777 (TDD) or (800)955 80(S) NOTICE OFACTION16 8770 (Fl or id a R e l ay S erv i ce ) as muc h in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepare d to explain you r functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. PH#89022 July 9, 16, 2018 NOTICE TO CREDITORS20 IN THE C IR C UIT CO URT F O R HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FL PROBATE DIVISION File No.: 18CP-251 IN RE: ESTATE OF DONALD K. LEGGETT, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of DONALD K. LEGGETT, deceased, whose date of death was April 4, 2018, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870-3867. The names and ad dresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attor ney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or de mands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required t o be served must file their claims with this court ON OR BEFORE THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NO TICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE F IRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS B ARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is July 9, 2018. Personal Representative: /s/ James T. Leggett James T. Legget t 199 S Road Kinderhook, NY 12106 A ttorney for Personal Representative: / s/ David G. Fisher David G. Fisher E-Mail Addresses: j Florida Bar No. 025964 Peterson & Myers, P.A. 242 W. Central Ave. W inter Haven, FL 33880 Telephone: (863) 294-3360 July 9, 16, 2018 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. PC18-256 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF PATRICIA ANN DENNY Deceased NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of PATRICIA ANN DENNY, deceased, whose date of death was April 17, 2018, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Flori da 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and o ther persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court ON OR BEFORE THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER TH E DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN FLORIDA STATUTES SECTION 733.702 WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTAN DING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is July 9, 2018. Personal Representative: /s/ Charles F. Denny 1391 G Street, Apt. 48 Avon Park, Florida 33825 A ttorney for Personal Representative: / s/ Charlotte C. Stone Charlotte C. Stone, Esq. Florida Bar Number: 21297 Stone Law Group, P.L. 3200 U.S. Hwy 27 S., Suite 307 Sebring, FL 33870 Telephone: (863) 402-5424 Fax: (863) 402-5425 E-Mail: Secondary E-Mail: July 9, 16, 2018 NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE22 IN THE C IR C UIT CO URT O F THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 17000359GCA W ELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., PLAINTIFF, V S. J ULIET Y. SCOTT, ET AL. DEFENDANT(S). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE22 to t h e Fi na l J u d gment o f F orec l osure dated April 23, 2018, in the above action, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at Highlands, Florida, on August 7, 2018, at 11:00 AM, at Base ment of courthouse in Jury Assembly Room 430 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870 for the following de scribed property: Lot 26, Block 65, SEBRING COUNTRY ESTATES, SECTION THREE, according to the Pla t thereof, recorded in Plat Book 9, Page 6, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. The Court, in its discretion, may enlarge the time of the sale. Notice of the changed time of sale shall be published as pro vided herein. DATE: April 25, 2018 ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK Clerk of the Circuit Court /s/ Robyn P. Durrance Deputy Clerk of the Court If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please cont act Office of the Court Administrator a t 863-534-4686, 255 North Broad way Avenue, Bartow, FL 33830 at least 7 days before your scheduled court ap pearance, or immediately upon receiv ing this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice im paired, call 711. 18-000630FIH July 16, 23, 2018 F i n d y o u r B e s t F r i e n d i n t h e C l a s s i f i e d s IN THE C IR C UIT CO URT O F THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 28-2012-CA-000981 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNT RYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, Plaintiff, v s. SUEZETTE EGAN; JAMES P. EGAN; J AY WEINSTEIN; SUSAN W EINSTEIN, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that, pursuant to the Order Approving Settle ment Agreement, Granting Motion to Substitute Plaintiff, To Set Aside Certifi cate of Title and Certificate of Sale and to Reset Foreclosure Sale and Denying Motion for Rehearing, dated June 4, 2018 in the above-referenced matter p ending in the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, the Clerk of the Circui t Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870 at 11:00 a.m. on A ugust 7, 2018, the following property described below, situated in Highlands County, Florida; THE PHYSICAL ADDRESS IS: 5546 Castania Drive Sebring, Florida 33872 D ESCRIPTION OF THE REAL PROPERTY: THE SOUTH HALF OF Lot 3, Block 338, SUN N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING, UNIT 16, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 10, Page 4, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: Begin at the southeast corner of said lot 3; thence south 72 degrees 4317 west, along the south line of said lot 3, 125.00 feet to a point lying on the east right of way line of Castania Drive and also lying on a non tangent curve concave southwesterly, having for its elements a radius of 12989.68 feet and a central angle of 0 degrees 1 312.44; thence northwesterly along said right of way line and said curve to the left an arc length of 49.90 feet; thence north 72 degrees 3004.46 east, 125.00 feet to the east line o f said lot 3, said point also lying on a non tangent curvce concave to the southwest having for its elements a radius of 13114.68 feet and a central angle of 0 degrees 1312.44; thence southeasterly along said east line and said curve to the right, an arc length of 50.38 feet to the point of the beginning. Containing 6,268 square feet or 0.14 Acres Parcel ID No. C-04-34-28-160-33800031 Any person who is claiming an inter est in the surplus, if any, resulting from t he foreclosure sale, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must file a claim on same with the Clerk of Court within 60 days after the foreclosure sale. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863)534-4686 (voice), (863)534-7777 (TDD) or (800)955-8770 (Florida Relay Service), as much in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain y our functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively part icipate in the court program or service. Persons with disabilities needing transportation to court should conNOTICE OF FORECLOSURE22 tact their local public transportation providers for information regarding transportation services. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on June 8, 2018. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Robyn P. Durrance (SEAL) Deputy Clerk July 9, 16, 2018 NOTICE OF HEARING24 IN THE FAMILY CO URT O F THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT DOCKET NO.: 2018-DR-37-381 STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF OCONEE South Carolina Department of Social Services, Plaintiff, vs. South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, David Derek Pierce and Lucy Elaine Ezell Pierce Defendant(s). IN THE INTEREST OF: Minor born 2015 SUMMONS AND NOTICE OF HEARING TO: SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTM ENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL, DAVID DEREK PIERCE AND LUCY ELAINE EZELL PIERCE: Y OU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED and required to answer the complaint in this action, the original of which has been filed in the Office of the Clerk of Court for Oconee County, a copy of which will be delivered to you upon request; and to serve a copy of your answer to the complaint upon the undersigned attor ney for the plaintiff at 223A Kenneth St., Walhalla, SC, within thirty (30) days following the date of service upon you, exclusive of the day of such service; and if you fail to answer the complaint within the time stated, the plaintiff will apply for judgment by default agains t the defendant for the relief demanded in the complaint. YOU ARE FURTHER NOTIFIED AND SUMMONED TO APPEAR as f ollows: A hearing has been scheduled in this action for Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 11:15 am at the Oconee County Family Court in Walhalla, SC. YOU ARE FURTHER NOTIFIED that: (1) the guardian ad litem (GAL) w ho is appointed by the court in this ac tion to represent the best interests o f the child will provide the family cour t with a written report that includes an evaluation and assessment of the is sues brought before the court along with recommendations; (2) the GAL's written report will be available for re view twenty-four (24) hours in advance of the hearing; (3) you may review the report at the GAL Program county off ice. PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE t hat you have the right to be present and represented by an attorney. If you cannot afford an attorney, the court will appoint an attorney to represent you. It is your responsibility to contact the Clerk of Court's Office located in Wal halla, SC, to apply for appointment of an attorney to represent you if you cannot afford an attorney (take all of these papers with you if you apply.) IF YOU W ANT AN ATTORNEY, YOU MUST A PPLY FOR ONE IMMEDIATELY. S.C. DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES Kyra McMillan SC Bar No: 102156 Attorney for Plaintiff SCDSS 233A Kenneth St. Walhalla, SC 29691 (864) 638-4400 FAX (864) 638-4416 Jul y 9, 16, 23, 2018 NOTICE OFSALE30 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE : JOSE A TORRES MEJIAS gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 07/01/2018, 09:00 am at 2047 WEST SR 64 AVON PARK, FL 33825, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. JOSE A. TORRES MEJIAS reserves the right to ac cept or reject any and/or all bids. 1FTHF2617GNA22894 1986 FORD July 16, 2018 N O TI C E O F PUBLI C S ALE: J OS E A. TORRES MEJIAS gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 07/10/2018, 09:00 am at 2047 WEST SR 64 AVON PARK, FL 33825, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. JOSE A. TORRES MEJIAS reserves the right to ac cept or reject any and/or all bids. JA4MT31R32P005205 2002 MITS July 16, 2018 Notice o f Public S ale f or C haney Used Cars on 7/24/18 of 2006 Ford F-150 vin# 1FTPW14546FB32354 Location: Chaneys Used Cars Address: 1500 U.S. 27 S. Avon Park FL 33825. This sale will be conducted by Randy Kincaid FL LIC# AB551-AU905. This is a CASH only sale. The sale will begin promptly at 10:00 AM July 16, 2018 Notice o f Public S ale f or C haney Used Cars on 7/24/18 of 2008 Jeep Compass vin# 1J8FF47W08D639115 Location: Chaneys Used Cars Address: 1500 U.S. 27 S. Avon Park FL 33825. This sale will be conducted by Randy Kincaid FL LIC# AB551-AU905. This is a CASH only sale. The sale will begin promptly at 10:00 AM July 16, 2018 1000REAL ESTATEWe Are Pledged To The Letter And Spirit of U.S. Policy For The Achievement Of Equal Housing Opportunity Throughout The Nation. We Encourage And Support An Affirmative Advertising And Marketing Program In Which there Are No Barriers To Obtaining Housing Because of Race, Color, Religion, Sec, Handicap, Familial Status Or National Origin.Ž EQUAL HOUSINGOPPORTUNITY MOBILE HOMES FOR SALE 1090 Double Wide in Fairmount Mobile Est. Own land, no rent, 2BR/1BA, garage w/opener, screened porch $46,000, 863-314-8441-863-273-8811 WANTED TO BUY1120 Lake PlacidCASH for Your Home! Rapid Closing; Any Condition. Must have sufficient equity. Ken 863-441-2689 LEASE OPTION1205 A von P ar k ~ L g 4bd n i ce h ome, big pool, fitness rm, big TV rm, wet bar, built in BBQ. W/D. $1,000/mo $5,000 down tow. purch. 863-449-7749 HOMES FOR RENT1210 Apartments & Housesfor Rent in Highlands County Starting at $450Pet Friendly!Call Lakefront Home & Condo2000sf home $1,000/mo; Condo @ Lake Jackson, $950 1yr lease, NO PETS.863-382-2221 Sun N Lake Golf Community3/2/2 all remodeled incl. new tile throughout. $1250/mo.Available after 9/15/18305-873-4512 DUPLEXES FOR RENT1300 Sebring, Sun n Lakes Duplex~2/2/1. Newly remodeled! Now accepting applications. 863-368-2413 S e b r i ng~ very clean 2/1, screened porch. NON SMOKING, NO PETS, credit check etc. $600/mo +dep 863-441-2297 APARTMENTS FOR RENT1320 Cable TV Free ~ Cen. A/C. Lg 1 bdr, tile flrs, mini blinds. Quiet, safe. $525/mo + 1st, last & sec. 863-385-8901 Sebring Lake Front Condos & HousesNew kitchens; 1br starting at $550; 2 br starting at $675 1yr lease, NO PETS. 863-382-2221 S ebring~ new completely remodeled lrg 1bd: new kit cabinets, appliances, ceramic tile. $600/mo. 863-588-0303 FURNISHED APARTMENTS1322 Free rent or reduced rent in exchange for handyman & gardening. Giant furnished studio apartment overlooking lake in Lake Placid. Call Charley 754-264-4246 FURNISHED APARTMENTS1322 M agn ifi cent S tu di o A ptIn the woods on a lake in Lk Placid. $628 incl. utilities. Text 754-264-4246 COMMERCIAL RENTAL1392 Sebring *Liberty Star Plaza*Leasing 3000-18,000 sqft; Built out. US 27 Near SR 66863-471-0663 LOTS & ACREAGE1500 1 ac Lakefront Lot~ Homesite or recreation. $27,400 obo. Call Sue Dean Re/Max Realty863-385-0077 2000EMPLOYMENT HELPWANTED2001 Food Service ManagerCamp Wingmann, Avon ParkExperienced cook and kitchen manager needed to serve delicious, child-friendly meals. Must love young people. Parttime (14-16 weekends) during school year, full-time in JuneJuly. Must have food manager certification. Salary negotiableSend resume to campwingmann@gmail.com863-453-4800 Class A CDL/Excavator & Loader~Expd; Demo work;Mechanical Skills & Dump Truck Exp. 863-382-1228 DATA ENTRY PERSON WANTEDJOIN OUR TEAM Highlands News-Sun is looking for a dependable Data Entry person to support our Advertising and Circulation teams. This full-time position requires excellent organizational skills and experience with Microsoft Excel.Responsibilities include but are not limited to:~Enter data from paper documents provided by advertising reps into Brainworks database system;~Verify data entered is correct;~Ensure that date sensitive ad orders are prioritized and entered based on date.Requirements:~Proven experience in data entry, proficient in Microsoft Excel A Microsoft Excel test will be required;~Accurate typing skills;~Excellent communication skills;~Great attention to detail;~High school degree or equivalent.We are a drug and tobacco free workplace. Pre-employment drug/ni cotine screening required. Send Resume to:Donna ScherlacherMulti Media / Production Director 315 US Hwy 27 N., Sebring, FL 33870 Looking for a Handy Personto do small jobs. In Palmdale area. Call863-265-0366


B6 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | Monday, July 16, 2018 HELPWANTED2001 W O RKER S WANTED E & E Farm, LLC 22 Temporary workers needed in Bruce, MS from September 5, 2018 through November 5, 2018. Must be 18 years old or older. Use wood to build and repair boxes for digger. Manually weeding fields by hand or using hand tools. Participate in irriga tion activities. (All tools, sup plies, and equipment will be provided at no cost to workers) Workers may be asked to oper ate vehicles, farm equipment drive all tractors (in the field) with mechanical digger. Workers may be asked to drive skid steers to load and unload potato crates on trucks. **Safety training for use of farm equipment and tractors will be provided. To ensure the safety of all employees, those interested in operating machinery must be able to communicate with and adequately follow instructions given by management. M anagemen t reserves the right to restrict employees from operational duties who do not show a proficiency to effectively communicate with management, and may there fore place other employees safety at risk. ** Sweet Pota toes Use of mechanical digging equipment to dig potatoes. May harvest sweet potatoes by hand with use of buckets. Must be able to sort, grade & pack pota toes by size quality or type. Th ree months experience o n commercial farm needed for mechanical diggers and sorting and grading sweet potatoes. Verifiable experience references required. General Specificat ions and Physical Requirements of the Job: Lifting requirement 5-60 lbs. Workers should expect periods of little / no work during growing time. Hours and days of work ma y v ary due to weather conditions. Due to possible Date of Need changes worker is required t o purchase travel insurance if available. We will reimburse the w orker for transportation cost (including travel insurance) and subsistence to the employers work site from the place of re cruitment upon completion of 50 percent of the contract pe r iod. Transportation payment will be no less (and is not re quired to be more) than the most economical and reason able common carrier trans porta t ion charges for the distances involved. A copy of the work contract or a copy of the ET A 790 in lieu of a work contract, and any modifications, will be provided to the worker on or bef ore the day the work commences. If the employee is unable or unfit to perform the duties listed after the 14 day pretrial, the employee will receive warnings, hours may be reduced to the minimum allowed in the certif ied petition or termi nated. The employer may cond uct a criminal background check. Workers will be paid $10.73 per hour, three fourths guarantee, 35 hours per week, housing, equipment and transportation provided at no cost to w orkers who cannot reasonably return to their permanent residence at the end of each work day. We participate in the E-Verify program and workers must have valid identification for I9 preparation when they report to begin work. Complete job description can be found at your local SWA/Job Center. Apply for t his job at the State Workforce / Job Center office in your area, call the nearest office in your area MS 662-842-2175, AL 256-259-1835, LA 318-676 7705, FL 863-385-3672, use j ob order MS265486. HARVESTERS NEEDED Harvester needs 48 temporary workers to cultivate and harvest sweet potatoes 09-01-18 to 1115-18. The employer is EB Harv esting, LLC. Workers will be paid $11.46 per hour depending on work location and piece rate(s) are offered depending on crop activity, but will be guaran teed $11.46 per hour rate. Worksites are located in Nash, Wake, and Wilson counties, North Carolina. One month agr i cultural harvesting experience is required. Employer will guarant ee the opportunity for work for t he hourly equivalent of 3/4 of t he hours of the work period. T he employer will provide the t ools necessary to perform the described job duties without charge to the worker. Housing w ill be provided for individual w orkers outside normal commuting distance. For workers residing beyond normal commuting distan ces, reasonable transportation and subsistence expenses to the worksite will be provided or paid by the employer after completion of 50% of the work period. Apply for this j ob at the nearest State Workforce Agency office. The North Carolina job number is 10898310. Handyman WantedA handyman is needed to work on rental units in Highlands Co., FL. 863-243-9191Call, Text or Classified=Sales Handyman Assistant Dependable & reliable a must; exp. preferred. Valid DL. Own tools not req. 863-633-0145Email Resume:kingdommind HELPWANTED2001 HARDEE CO. BOCCPUBLIC WORKS DIVISION Senior Mechanic (FL BŽ CDL) $15.74… $21.70/hr. + ben. pkg. General Maintenance Mechanic (FL DL) $13.52… $18.64/hr. + ben. pkg. Solid Waste HeavyEquipment Operator (FL A CDL Air Brake & Tanker endorsements) $13.52…$18.64/hr. + ben. pkg. Equipment Operator/ Spotter (FL "A" CDL Air Brake, Tanker, and Hazardous Materials) $11.72…$16.15/hr. + ben. pkg. Equipment Operator (FL DL) $11.13-$15.35/hr. + ben. pkg. Maintenance Worker II (FL DL) $10.67 $14.70/hr. + ben. pkg.Job descriptions at w/application. Submit: HR, 205 Hanchey Rd., Wauchula, FL 33873, 863-773-2161. Positions open until filled. Learn to Drive a TruckGet your Commercial Driver's License today at South Florida State College. Scholarships are available to eligible participants. 863-784-7033 T urnyou r trashinto cash! Advertise youryard sa l e! Inn on the Lakes Now Hiring:Maintenance PersonMust have experienceApply in Person: 3101 Golfview Rd., Sebring. WORKERS NEEDED 120 workers needed for Martinez and Sons Trucking, LLC for sugar cane planting from 09/02/18 to 01/15/19. Workers will be paid $11.29 per hour. Job location is in South Florida. This job opportunity is temporary, 36 hours per week guaranteeing at least 3/4 of the time offered, free housing is provided to workers who cannot reasonably return to their permanent residence at the end of the wor k day. Transportatio n and subsistence expenses to the work site will be provided by the employer upon completion of 50% of the work contract. Tools, equipment and supplies will be provided at no cost. Job order holding office is at 107 East Madison St., Tallahassee, FL 32399 job order 10725980 EQUIPMENT OPERATOR for grove equip. Clean Florida Driver License required. Pay based on experience. Drug free workplace. Apply in person 8am … 11am & 1pm 4pm Monday… Friday @ 109 Arron Dr., Lake Placid, FL 863-4652821 or NURSING INSTRUCTOR (FT) Application review begins: 7/27/18. For details and to apply visit http://sfsc.interviewexchange.com863-784-7132. EA/EO. CASHIER (FT) Application deadline: 7/22/18. Please visit http://sfsc.interviewexchange.comfor detailed position announcement. 863-784-7132. EA/EO VETS PREF. FT Truck Driver~Avon ParkHS Diploma or GED; 1 yr verifi able experience & CDL AŽ current DOT certificate required. $16/hr Must pass background check. Call 800-929-2715ask for Mike Solis or Rob Da g ue PT Truck Drivers Helper~Must be able to lift 50+lbs; have own transportation & pass Level II background check. Starting pay: $11/hr. Call 800-929-2715ask for Mike Solis or Rob Dague S enior gentleman needs live-in housekeeper Golf Hammock area. Room, board + $800/mo, private quarters. 863-382-0555 HELPWANTED2001 REPORTER WANTEDThe Highlands News-Sun is searching for an aggressive news reporter who can cover general news, but isnt afraid to roll up their sleeves to dig deep for investigative pieces. The perfect candidate must be able to generate accurate copy quickly, be able to work alone, and have the instinct to look below the surface of various issues.Photography skills a must. The Highlands News-Sun and Highlands Sunoffers a competitive compensation package including salary plus incentive, a benefit package, and plenty of opportunity for advancement. We are a drug and tobacco free workplace. Pre-employment drug/nicotine screening required. Send resume and design samples to: Executive Editor Romona Washington, 315 U.S. 27 North, Sebring, FL 33870. MEDICAL2030 EMT, RN, or LPNPT, 1 day/wk on Wednesdays to assist w/Nuclear stress tests at Cardiology Consultants, P.A. Sebring office. Will train, but must have one of the certification req. listed above. Fax resume to: 863-386-9158 or bring resume to: 4150 US 27 S., Sebring. Oaks at Avon SIGN ON BONUS New WagesReaders Choice Award Facility HIRING RNs Full-Time & Part-Time Positions Flexible Shifts Available Career Advancement Opportunities All Eligible Applicants will be Interviewed Directly. Apply at 1010 US Hwy 27 N., Avon Park or fax resume to Tammy Padilla at 863-453-5308 PUT CLASSIFIEDS TOWORK FORYOU!FINDAJOB! BUYAHOME! BUYACAR! Oaks at Avon HIRING LPNs Full-Time & Part-Time Positions Career Advancement Opportunities All Eligible Applicants will be Interviewed Directly. Highly Competitve Salaries Readers Choice Award Facility Apply at 1010 US Hwy 27 N., Avon Park or fax resume to Tammy Padilla at 863-453-5308 OAKS AT AVON Is Hiring CNAs Full/PartTime, all shifts. Apply at 1010 Hwy 27N Avon Park or fax resume to Tammy Padilla at 863-453-5308. GreatDealsin theClassifieds! MEDICAL2030 NEW Hourly Rate for C.N.A.s !! NEW Weekend Differential Rate!EmployeesCelebratedfor Years of Service Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance Benefits Available AnnualEmployee Picnics Annual Celebration of Seniors & Staff Payroll deductions for onsite Employee Cafe Payroll deduction for shoes and uniforms FREE CEUs & CPR Classes Apply MUSICAL2035 Bethany Baptist Church Avon Park seeks aPiano Player. Call Brenda863-452-1136 SKILLED TRADES2050 Plumber WantedFlorida Hospital Heartland Medical Center is hiring for a Plumber. A working knowledge of plumbing systems and equipment, a high school diploma and valid Florida Driver's License required. Three year's plumbing experience in a hospital setting, formal plumbing training or apprenticeship, valid Florida Plumbing Contractor License and Medical Gas Installer Certification preferred. Please apply at: Journeyman Electrician Wanted~Min. 3 yrs exp. Residentail, Commerical, Govt. rate work. TOP WAGES PAID! Call Amy863-386-0491 EXPERIENCED MECHANIC to work on farm equipment, diesel & gasoline engines, fabrication & electrical. Clean Florida Driver License required. Drug free workplace. Apply in Person 8am … 11am & 1pm 4pm Monday … Friday @ 109 Arron Dr., Lake Placid, FL 863-4652821 or Service Technician Wanted Small engine repair; lawn & garden, full-time. Lake Placid863-465-9641 FINDYOUR BESTFRIEND INTHE CLASSIFIEDS! CHILD/ADULT CARE NEEDED2090 P ersona l careg i ver nee d e d ~ live-in position; $15.50/hr, 35 hrs/wk. Rent free! Elec., cable & WiFi incl. No pets. 863-4410304 ask for Scotty (disability speakin g patience needed). SEEKING EMPLOYMENT2120 In-Home Care ProviderAvailable~ RN 35 yrs exp. Exc. ref. Spotless background! Michelle, 870-391-9432 3000 NOTICES ANNOUNCEMENTS3010 Do You Need More Business?Reach out to all of Highlands County with 2 publications plus 2 websites to Advertise Your Business!! 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The ”ies ate a diet rich in kaempferol for a month, and then they were evaluated for their ability to climb. You can guess the ones who consumed the diet highest in kaempferol had the best climbing ability, memory (however they “gured that out!), and acetylcholine levels. If youd like to increase kaempferol in your diet, Ive posted some recipes at my website including one for a Kaempferol Smoothie, and another for a kaempferol salad. Suzy Cohen is a registered pharmacist and the author of The 24-Hour Pharmacist and Real Solutions. For more information, visit www. This information is not intended to prevent, treat, diagnose or cure your condition. Always check with your doctor before following any medical advice.CARBSFROM PAGE 1 reporting database,Ž Geldart said. Its tedious and time-consuming.Ž A prescriber must look at the database before dispensing controlled drugs to anyone who is 16 years of age or older, according to the new law. This will allow the doctor to review the patients history, alerting them to a patient who may be trying to get controlled substances from more than one doctor. This law also limits controlled substance prescriptions to three days, unless doctors document in the medical records the reasons why these medications are needed and why they were not able to use an alternative therapy. With this documentation, doctors can write seven-day prescriptions, but they must include the words Acute Pain ExceptionŽ on the prescriptions, according to Once a prescription is written, it must be entered into the E-FORCSE database by the end of the next business day, according to Florida law. By Jan. 31, 2019, all doctors and nurse practitioners who prescribe opioids must attend a mandatory education class. Since doctors face tightened regulations when prescribing pain pills, many doctors are now referring patients to pain management specialists. When doctors do prescribe pain medications, they will be asking additional questions, such as a telephone number, a requirement under the new law. They must have the full name, address, telephone number and date of birth for the person receiving the prescription, too. Before doctors write the prescription, they must check the database and verify that the person does not have a history of potential drug abuse, according to the Florida Department of Health. Once a prescription has been “lled and is ready for pickup, the pharmacy must document and enter into the database the name of the individual picking up the medication and the type of identi“cation provided, according to the Florida Department of Health. Doctors who refuse to document their prescriptions for controlled substances in the E-FORCSE database face stiff consequences. For the “rst offense, they will receive a letter of citation, or letter of concern, according to Flmedical. org. For each additional violation, the penalties and “nes continue to escalate. There are only a few exemptions for the three-day limit on opioids, including cancer, a terminal condition, relief of an incurable, progressive illness and a severe traumatic injury, adds. The Florida Medical Association also lobbied to exempt pain related to major surgery, but the FMA was not able to get the governors of“ce to accept this change. Will tougher laws make a difference? Shannon Hogrefe, a pharmacist at Publix Southgate, said: Ive seen less prescriptions for scheduled drugs [since the new law was passed}.ŽLAWFROM PAGE 1 METROAlthough doctors can write prescriptions for antibiotics and other drugs for longer than three days, opioid medications have a three day limit. This limit does not apply to people who have cancer or a terminal illness. Doctors must now document a patients phone number when writing a prescription for a controlled substance. This information must be entered into E-FORCSE. 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One idea is that tinnitus results from damage to the cells of the inner ear. This stems from the fact that about 90 percent of people with tinnitus have some hearing loss caused by noise. The tiny, delicate hairs in your inner ear move in relation to the pressure of sound waves. This movement triggers the release of an electrical signal through your auditory nerve to your brain. Your brain normally interprets these signals as sound. If the hair inside your inner ear are damaged, bent or broken, they may release random electrical impulses to your brain, resulting in tinnitus. In many people, tinnitus has been linked to hearing loss. It can occur from earwax blockage, from bone changes in the middle ear (otosclerosis) and as a side effect of a number of medications. Other conditions include head trauma or a concussion; inner ear conditions, such as Mnires disease or an acoustic neuroma; head or neck injuries; or problems with the joint where your lower jawbone meets your skull. High blood pressure and factors that increase blood pressure, such as stress, alcohol use and caffeine consumption can make tinnitus more noticeable. Although theres no known cure, many people can manage it. For most, the goal is to lessen their awareness of tinnitus. If tinnitus is due to a health condition, your health care provider may be able to recommend steps that could reduce the noise. This may involve removing excess earwax, treating an underlying vascular condition or changing medications if one is contributing to the problem. Hearing aids also can help. Properly “tting hearing aids can address hearing loss. And tinnitus sometimes can be reduced if you can better hear sounds around you. In some cases, white noise (masking) may help suppress tinnitus so that its less bothersome. In addition, there are several promising therapy options for management of tinnitus. These include music therapy devices and methods for managing tinnitus; tinnitus retraining therapy, which involves using devices to train the brainŽ to ignore tinnitus; and cognitive behavioral therapy, which focuses on replacing negative thoughts with positive ones to change your reaction to tinnitus. Although there is no approved drug to cure tinnitus, in some cases, medications, such as certain antidepressants, may reduce the severity of symptoms. Finally, a licensed therapist can help you develop coping techniques. Support groups also are available in person and online. Exercise and relaxation therapy also may help, as stress can worsen tinnitus.Mayo Clinic Q&A: Understanding tinnitusMAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK (TNS)


The News Wire Monday, July 16, 2018 STATE € NATIONAL € WORLD € BUSINESS € WEATHER Hotel Transylvania 3 tops charts, Skyscraper stumblesSee page 8 HELSINKI „ President Donald Trump named the European Union as a top adversary of the United States and denounced the news media as the enemy of the peopleŽ before arriving in Helsinki on Sunday on the eve of his high-stakes summit with Russias Vladimir Putin. Trump and his top aides were downplaying expectations for Mondays summit as Trump continued to rattle allies by lumping in the EU with Russia and China after barnstorming across Europe, causing chaos at the recent NATO summit and in a trip to the United Kingdom. Trump spent the weekend in Scotland at his resort in Turnberry, gol“ng, tweeting and granting an interview to CBS News in which he named the EU, a bloc of nations that includes many of Americas closest allies, at the top of his list of biggest global foes. I think the European Union is a foe, what they do to us in trade,Ž Trump said, adding that you wouldnt think of the European Union, but theyre a foe.Ž He said that Russia is a foe in certain respectsŽ and that China is a foe economically ... but that doesnt mean they are bad. It doesnt mean anything. It means that they are competitive.Ž Trump has been reluctant to criticize Putin over the years and has described him in recent days not as an enemy but as a competitor. On Sunday, Trump ”ew to Finland, the “nal stop on a weeklong trip that began last Tuesday. Near Trumps hotel, police roped off a group of about 60 mostly male pro-Trump demonstrators waving American ”ags. Big banners said Welcome TrumpŽ and Trump names EU a global foe, raps media before Putin summitBy JILL COLVINASSOCIATED PRESSBEIRUT „ Syrian government forces unleashed hundreds of missiles on a rebel-held area near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Sunday, activists said, the latest phase in an offensive to clear southern Syria of insurgents. The governments push came after it had secured control of most of Daraa province in an offensive that began in June. On Sunday, the “rst batch of armed “ghters and their families left the city of Daraa, the provincial capital, in buses that would take them to the rebel-held Idlib province in the north. Similar deals in other parts of Syria resulted in the evacuation of thousands of opposition “ghters and civilians „ evacuations that the United Nations and rights groups have decried as forced displacement. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said Sunday the success in driving the opposition out of Daraa embodies the will of his army and allied forces to liberate all of Syrian territoriesŽ of terrorism.Ž In recent months and backed by Russian air force, the Syrian government has restored control of over 60 percent of previously rebel-held territory across the country. Assad spoke during a meeting on Sunday with visiting Iranian foreign ministrys of“cial Hossein Jaberi Ansari. Assads of“ce said the two agreed that the elimination of terrorism in most of the Syrian territory has laid the most appropriate ground to reach results at the political levelŽ that could put an end to Syrias war. Syrias government refers to all armed Syrian government targets rebels near Israel-occupied GolanBy SARAH EL DEEBASSOCIATED PRESSOLD ORCHARD BEACH, Maine „ The United States and Canada are engaged in a trade dispute, angering Canadians, but it doesnt seem to be having an impact on tourism. Not yet, anyway. In Old Orchard Beach, popular with Quebecers, innkeepers report that Canadian tourism remains strong despite the harsh words last month when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau vowed that Canada wont be pushed aroundŽ and President Donald Trump called the prime minister weakŽ and dishonest.Ž Several weeks later, Canada imposed billions of dollars in retaliatory tariffs in response to the Trump administrations duties on Canadian steel and aluminum. Mostepha Azizi, a vacationer from Montreal, said hes con“dent the war of words will end and that reason will prevailŽ between the neighbors. Canada accounts for the largest number of international visitors to the U.S., with more than 20 million visitors pumping nearly $20 billion into the U.S. economy, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. The number of Canadians heading south has grown this year, and the ”ap between Trump and Trudeau after last months G7 summit in Quebec didnt change that. Border crossing data indicates the number of Canadian motorists returning from the U.S. in June grew 12.7 percent from last year, a healthy increase, according to a license plate-scanning system used by the Canadian government. A so-called Trump SlumpŽ never materialized after Trumps election, and travel to the U.S. is growing despite anecdotal evidence that some Canadians are choosing to travel elsewhere, said Allison Wallace, of Flight Centre Canada, a travel agency with 150 locations across Canada. All of that being said, weve not seen a trade war like this, so that may MARIPOSA, Calif. (AP) „ A wild“re that killed a California “re“ghter grew quickly and forced the closure of a key route into Yosemite National Park as crews contended with sweltering conditions Sunday, authorities said. The blaze that broke out Friday scorched more than 6 square miles of dry brush along steep, remote hillsides on the parks western edge. It was burning largely out of control, and of“cials shut off electricity to many areas, including Yosemite Valley, as a safety precaution. Guests were ordered to leave Yosemite Cedar Lodge on Saturday as ”ames crept up slopes and the air became thick with smoke. You cant see anything, its so smoky outside. Its crazy,Ž said front desk clerk Spencer Arebalo, one of a handful of employees who stayed behind at the popular hotel inside the park. He said it was surreal to see the property empty at the height of tourist season. Were counting on being closed at least one more day,Ž Arebalo said. Evacuations also were ordered in rural communities just outside the park, and people in nearby lodges and motels were told to be ready to leave if ”ames approach. A stretch of State Route 140 into Yosemite was closed, and motorists were urged to “nd alternate routes. Spiking temperatures and inaccessible terrain was making it dif“cult for crews to slow the ”ames, Cest la vie : Canadians still visiting US despite trade flapDeadly fire shuts down key route to Yosemite National ParkBy DAVID SHARPASSOCIATED PRESS YOSEMITE | 4 CANADIANS | 4 SUMMIT | 4 REBELS | 4 AP PHOTOSU.S. President Donald Trump, right, waves as he and his wife Melania arrive at the airport in Helsinki, Finland, Sunday on the eve of his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. U.S. President Donald Trump and rst lady Melania Trump are greeted by Frank Pence, second from the left, U.S. Ambassador to Finland and his wife Suzy Pence, far left, on the tarmac upon their arrival at the airport in Helsinki, Finland, Sunday. THE MERCED SUN-STAR VIA APA helicopter gathers water from the Merced River to ght the Ferguson Fire along steep terrain behind the Redbud Lodge near El Portal along Highway 140 in Mariposa County, Calif., on Saturday. adno=50538230 VALID THROUGH JULY 31, 2018 VALID THROUGH JULY 31, 2018


Page 2 The Sun / Monday, July 16, 2018 TODAY / TONIGHTA p.m. t-storm in spots Mostly cloudy and humidHIGH 92 LOW 7645% chance of rain 25% chance of rainCouple of thunderstorms89 / 7660% chance of rain TUESDAY GULF WATER TEMPERATUREClouds and sun, a t-storm in spots; humid90 / 7640% chance of rain WEDNESDAYMostly cloudy, humid; a stray p.m. t-storm90 / 7645% chance of rain THURSDAYSome sun with a t-storm possible; humid90 / 7630% chance of rain SATURDAYHumid with periods of sun; a p.m. t-storm89 / 7555% chance of rain FRIDAY 2 4 11 10 2 1 Trees Grass Weeds Moldsabsentlowmoderatehighvery highabsent 050100150200300500 480-50 Good; 51-100 Moderate; 101-150 Unhealthy for sensitive groups; 151-200 Unhealthy; 201-300 Very Unhealthy; 301-500 HazardousSource : 8 a.m. 10 a.m. Noon 2 p.m. 4 p.m. 6 p.m.The higher the UV Index’ number, the greater the need for eye and skin protection. 0-2 Low; 3-5 Moderate; 6-7 High; 8-10 Very High; 11+ Extreme.RealFeel Temperature is the exclusive AccuWeather. com composite of effective temperature based on eight weather factors.UV Index and RealFeel Temperature TodayPrecipitation (in inches)Precipitation (in inches)Precipitation (in inches)Temperatures Temperatures TemperaturesSource : National Allergy Bureau CONDITIONS TODAY AIR QUALITY INDEX POLLEN INDEX WEATHER HISTORY WEATHER TRIVIA’ PORT CHARLOTTE SEBRING VENICE90961021039494Air Quality Index readings as of SundayMain pollutant: OzonePunta Gorda through 2 p.m. Sunday Sebring through 2 p.m. Sunday Venice through 2 p.m. Sunday24 hours through 2 p.m. Sun. 0.94Ž Month to date 6.08Ž Normal month to date 4.24Ž Year to date 32.61Ž Normal year to date 25.20Ž Record 2.03Ž (1982) 24 hours through 2 p.m. Sun. 0.00Ž 24 hours through 2 p.m. Sun. Trace Month to date 6.19Ž Normal month to date 3.63Ž Year to date 20.28Ž Normal year to date 24.37Ž Record 2.03Ž (1984) High/Low 88/73 Normal High/Low 92/74 Record High 96 (2007) Record Low 69 (1974) High/Low 92/73 High/Low 91/75 Normal High/Low 91/74 Record High 95 (2010) Record Low 67 (1985)Pollen Index readings as of Sunday MONTHLY RAINFALLMonth 2018 2017 Avg. Record/Year J an. 1.98 0.88 1.80 9.93/2016 Feb. 0.66 0.94 2.52 11.05/1983 Mar. 0.53 0.80 3.28 9.26/1970 Apr. 1.15 1.59 2.03 5.80/1994 May 15.98 2.74 2.50 15.98/2018 J un. 6.23 14.79 8.92 23.99/1974 J ul. 6.08 9.02 8.22 14.22/1995 Aug. 13.12 8.01 15.60/1995 Sep. 12.46 6.84 14.03/1979 Oct. 2.54 2.93 10.88/1995 Nov. 0.44 1.91 5.53/2002 Dec. 1.04 1.78 6.83/2002 Y ear 32.61 60.36 50.74 (since 1931) T otals are from a 24-hour period ending at 5 p.m. City Hi Lo W Hi Lo W FLORIDA CITIES Today Tue.Apalachicola 89 80 pc 88 79 c Bradenton 91 78 pc 89 78 t Clearwater 90 78 pc 88 79 t Coral Springs 92 77 pc 91 77 t Daytona Beach 91 75 c 90 74 t Fort Lauderdale 91 79 c 90 79 pc Fort Myers 90 75 c 89 75 t Gainesville 91 74 c 89 76 t Jacksonville 91 76 t 89 75 t Key Largo 89 79 pc 89 80 pc Key West 91 82 pc 91 82 pc Lakeland 91 75 pc 88 74 t Melbourne 93 77 c 92 75 t Miami 90 78 c 89 78 c Naples 91 78 pc 91 77 c Ocala 89 75 c 87 75 t Okeechobee 90 74 pc 90 73 t Orlando 91 74 pc 90 73 t Panama City 89 79 pc 89 76 c Pensacola 89 79 t 88 78 t Pompano Beach 92 79 pc 91 79 pc St. Augustine 89 74 pc 88 75 t St. Petersburg 90 77 pc 88 78 t Sarasota 91 75 pc 90 76 t Tallahassee 89 76 t 88 76 t Tampa 91 78 pc 89 79 t Vero Beach 92 71 pc 91 71 t West Palm Beach 90 76 pc 90 76 c Punta Gorda Englewood Boca Grande El Jobean Venice High Low High Low Cape Sable to Tarpon Springs Tarpon Springs to Apalachicola Wind Speed Seas Bay/Inland direction in knots in feet chop TIDES MARINEPossible weather-related delays today. Check with your airline for the most updated schedules. Hi/Lo Outlook Delays AIRPORTToday 7:34a 1:08a 5:57p 11:55a Tue. 8:08a 1:50a 6:58p 1:11p Today 6:11a 10:11a 4:34p --Tue. 6:45a 12:06a 5:35p 11:27a Today 5:11a 9:04a 3:21p 10:42p Tue. 5:49a 10:21a 4:31p 11:21p Today 8:06a 1:37a 6:29p 12:24p Tue. 8:40a 2:19a 7:30p 1:40p Today 4:26a 8:50a 2:49p 10:45p Tue. 5:00a 10:06a 3:50p 11:25p SSW 3-6 0-1 Light SSW 6-12 0-1 LightFt. Myers 90/75 cloudy afternoon Punta Gorda 92/77 part cldy afternoon Sarasota 91/75 part cldy afternoon The Sun Rise Set The Moon Rise Set Minor Major Minor MajorThe solunar period schedule allows planning days so you will be fishing in good territory or hunting in good cover during those times. Major periods begin at the times shown and last for 1.5 to 2 hours. The minor periods are shorter. SUN AND MOON SOLUNAR TABLEForecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. 2018First Jul 19 Full Jul 27 Last Aug 4 New Aug 11 Today 10:34 a.m. 11:34 p.m. Tuesday 11:36 a.m. none Today 6:44 a.m. 8:24 p.m. Tuesday 6:45 a.m. 8:24 p.m. Today 9:41a 3:27a 10:08p 3:55p Tue. 10:40a 4:27a 11:06p 4:53p Wed. 11:35a 5:23a 11:59p 5:47p Monterrey 98/68 Chihuahua 80/63 Los Angeles 85/68 Washington 96/80 New York 90/77 Miami 90/78 Atlanta 87/74 Detroit 88/67 Houston 98/77 Kansas City 90/68 Chicago 88/65 Minneapolis 85/63 El Paso 90/71 Denver 88/63 Billings 88/63 San Francisco 75/60 Seattle 90/61 Toronto 87/67 Montreal 91/72 Winnipeg 67/49 Ottawa 92/68 WORLD CITIESCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo WCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo W City Hi Lo W Hi Lo WCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo WWeather (W): s -sunny, pc -partly cloudy, c -cloudy, sh -showers, t -thunderstorms, r -rain, sf -snow flurries, sn -snow, i -ice. THE NATION Cold Warm Stationary Showers T-storms Rain Flurries Snow IceShown are noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day. Fronts Precipitation -10s-0s0s10s20s30s40s50s60s70s80s90s100s110sU.S. ExtremesPublication date: 07/16/18 Today Tue. Today Tue. Today Tue. Today Tue.Albuquerque 86 69 pc 89 70 pc Anchorage 64 54 pc 66 53 pc Atlanta 87 74 t 88 73 t Baltimore 96 74 pc 92 64 t Billings 88 63 s 82 61 pc Birmingham 90 72 t 87 72 t Boise 98 65 s 100 68 s Boston 83 72 s 87 69 t Buffalo 87 67 t 79 60 t Burlington, VT 92 73 pc 85 62 t Charleston, WV 87 71 t 83 59 t Charlotte 90 73 pc 92 72 t Chicago 88 65 t 81 61 s Cincinnati 83 70 t 86 63 t Cleveland 87 69 t 81 62 t Columbia, SC 92 76 pc 92 75 t Columbus, OH 86 71 t 85 62 t Concord, NH 87 70 pc 82 61 t Dallas 101 79 pc 103 81 s Denver 88 63 pc 90 62 t Des Moines 84 63 s 84 65 s Detroit 88 67 t 81 60 s Duluth 76 53 s 73 53 pc Fairbanks 63 49 sh 64 46 c Fargo 78 51 s 78 59 s Hartford 90 73 t 85 65 t Helena 88 61 s 88 57 pc Honolulu 89 75 sh 88 77 pc Houston 98 77 s 98 78 s Indianapolis 85 67 t 85 61 s Jackson, MS 94 73 pc 89 72 c Kansas City 90 68 c 88 69 pc Knoxville 85 73 pc 85 69 t Las Vegas 107 88 pc 108 89 pc Los Angeles 85 68 pc 83 69 pc Louisville 89 73 t 89 68 c Memphis 93 77 pc 91 74 t Milwaukee 87 67 t 77 63 s Minneapolis 85 63 s 80 61 s Montgomery 91 74 t 89 74 t Nashville 90 72 pc 89 67 t New Orleans 93 79 t 92 80 t New York City 90 77 pc 85 70 t Norfolk, VA 92 76 pc 93 73 t Oklahoma City 96 72 t 94 74 t Omaha 87 66 pc 84 68 t Philadelphia 94 76 pc 91 70 t Phoenix 102 87 pc 105 86 s Pittsburgh 86 70 c 82 57 t Portland, ME 80 65 s 80 66 t Portland, OR 96 62 s 91 63 s Providence 86 73 s 85 70 c Raleigh 91 74 pc 88 70 t Salt Lake City 97 74 s 96 74 s St. Louis 92 68 c 89 71 s San Antonio 99 75 s 100 76 pc San Diego 77 71 pc 77 70 pc San Francisco 75 60 pc 74 60 pc Seattle 90 61 s 87 60 s Washington, DC 96 80 pc 91 69 t Amsterdam 84 63 t 76 58 pc Baghdad 111 84 s 109 82 s Beijing 91 77 t 89 76 t Berlin 80 62 pc 79 63 t Buenos Aires 55 43 pc 56 52 sh Cairo 99 77 s 98 77 s Calgary 87 56 s 86 58 c Cancun 89 76 pc 90 76 s Dublin 67 47 pc 67 51 c Edmonton 85 55 pc 84 58 s Halifax 77 61 pc 71 62 c Kiev 79 63 t 70 62 r London 83 58 pc 76 57 pc Madrid 88 64 s 95 66 s Mexico City 74 51 t 76 52 pc Montreal 91 72 pc 86 60 t Ottawa 92 68 pc 84 55 pc Paris 85 63 t 79 58 t Regina 73 51 s 86 61 s Rio de Janeiro 84 69 s 80 68 pc Rome 84 67 pc 84 68 s St. Johns 72 59 sh 71 54 pc San Juan 87 78 pc 88 79 pc Sydney 66 50 s 72 51 s Tokyo 93 80 c 93 81 c Toronto 87 67 t 80 59 s Vancouver 78 61 s 76 60 s Winnipeg 67 49 c 76 57 sHigh ................... 105 at Thermal, CALow ...................... 35 at St. Mary, MT(For the 48 contiguous states yesterday)87Lightning struck a man in Barrys Landing, Wyo., on July 16, 1978. The victim survived. Q: What is the world record for rainfall intensity?A: 1.23 inches in one minute. Unionville, Maryland on July 4, 1956. Port Charlotte Tampa Bradenton Englewood Fort Myers Myakka City Punta Gorda Lehigh Acres Hull Arcadia Bartow Winter Haven Plant City Brandon St. Petersburg Wauchula Sebring Lake Wales Frostproof La Belle Felda Lake Placid Brighton Venus Longboat Key Placida Osprey Limestone Apollo Beach Venice Ft. Meade Sarasota Clearwater Boca Grande Cape Coral Sanibel Bonita Springs Shown is todays weather. Temperatures are todays highs and tonights lows. North Port 92/76 92/75 92/74 92/75 93/75 92/74 92/74 91/74 92/74 91/78 91/78 89/79 90/77 90/75 92/75 92/77 91/74 92/76 92/76 92/75 93/75 92/75 93/75 90/77 92/75 90/79 90/77 90/77 93/75 92/77 90/77 91/74 91/75 90/78 89/79 90/76 90/76 91/76 DES MOINES, Iowa „ Even before the specter of a trade war with China and other countries threatened to cost them billions of dollars, American farmers were feeling the squeeze from ”uctuating crop prices and other factors that have halved their overall income in recent years. The threat of counter-tariffs on U.S. farm goods and the impact of President Donald Trumps other policies on immigration and biofuels, though, have some farmers more worried than ever about their ability to continue eking out an existence in agriculture. No matter where you look in ag right now, you see storm clouds on the horizon and some of those are a lot closer overhead than wed care for,Ž said Chad Hart, an agricultural economist with Iowa State University. Trumps tariff threats earlier this year against China, Mexico, Canada and European Union elicited quick retaliatory measures that depressed the prices of certain U.S. agricultural products, including corn, soybeans, pork. When $34 billion worth of tariffs against China took effect July 6 and China responded with tariffs of its own, U.S. farmers were already feeling the squeeze from lower crop prices, higher land prices and other factors. The Department of Agriculture predicted before the threat of tariffs and counter-tariffs that U.S. farm income would drop this year to $60 billion, or half the $120 billion of “ve years ago. That projection is likely high, given whats transpired since. Don Bloss, who grows corn, soybeans, sorghum and wheat on his farm in the southeastern Nebraska community of Pawnee City, said hes already seen a few neighbors quit farming as they struggled to make a pro“t even before the tariff battle began this year. They arent making money. One has said the banker is giving up on them,Ž said Bloss. John Weber, who raises pigs and grows corn and soybeans with his son about 100 miles northeast of Des Moines, near Dysart, said many farmers budgets were already tight going into this growing season and the impact of tariffs has made it worse. Per-bushel soybean prices have fallen 19 percent since early May to a 10-year low and corn is down more than 15 percent. At current prices, most farmers lose money on corn, soybeans and pigs. U.S. pork producers stand to lose more than $2 billion per year because of plunging hog futures prices, the result of the Chinese retaliatory tariffs, according to Iowa State University economists projections. That means less income for pork producers and, ultimately, some of them going out of business,Ž said Jim Heimerl, a pig farmer from Johnstown, Ohio, and president of the National Pork Producers Council, an industry trade group. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has promised that Trump will restore farmer pro“tability but he hasnt speci“ed how and some economists are skeptical that the administration can come up with the billions of dollars necessary to cover losses. If this continues and the USDA does not discover a way to helicopter in and drop buckets of cash into the corn belt this fall, then I would not be surprised if there are tractor parades going to D.C. at some point in the next year,Ž said Scott Irwin, University of Illinois agricultural economist. Theres no sign of a quick resolution to the trade dispute. The U.S. and China have threatened to impose 25 percent tariffs next week on $16 billion of each others goods. And on Tuesday, Trump announced plans to impose 10 percent tariffs on an additional $200 billion in Chinese imports by the end of August. China said it would retaliate, leaving even more U.S. farm products at risk. Meanwhile, Trumps hardline immigration policies have been making it even harder to recruit workers for pork producers, who have historically relied on immigrants for a third of their workforce. The industry had been planning a rapid expansion due to growing export demand from China and Mexico, but the trade dispute and raids spring immigration raids on a Tennessee meatpacking plant and an Iowa concrete plant have worried pork producers. Skilled and unskilled foreign workers have been crucial to maintaining and growing the workforce and revitalizing rural communities across the United States. We need more of them, not less,Ž Heimerl said. The Trump administrations willingness to issue waivers exempting petroleum re“neries from having to blend ethanol into their fuels has led to an estimated 250 million bushels of corn going unused, which contributed to lower corn prices. Theres potential here for this to turn into the worst farm “nancial crisis since the 1980s,Ž Irwin said.US trade, immigration and biofuel policies hit farmers hardBy DAVID PITTASSOCIATED PRESS AP PHOTOIn this July12 photo, farmer Don Bloss examines a tall sorghum plant in his eld in Pawnee City, Nebraska. City of Salem promises to spruce up witch trials memorial CVS apologizes after managers call cops on black customer Inmate accused of killing woman escapes from Arkansas jailSALEM, Mass. (AP) „ A city in Massachusetts is promising to spruce up its witch trials memorial that some people have complained is already starting to look shabby just a year after it was unveiled. About a dozen young trees at the memorial for 19 people who were hanged at Proctors Ledge in 1692 have died and the area is overgrown with weeds. City of“cials tell The Salem News they plan to replace the dead arborvitae with trees better suited for the terrain. Dominick Pangallo, Mayor Kim Driscolls chief of staff, said the arborvitae were planted after neighbors pushed for perimeter trees for privacy purposesŽ but against the advice of a landscape architect. They will be replaced with more appropriate juniper or cedar trees. Pangallo says the city will also more closely monitor the site. CHICAGO (AP) „ CVS Health is apologizing after a black customer says white store managers in Chicago accused her of trying to use a phony coupon. Camilla Hudson posted cellphone video of one of the managers appearing nervous. Morry Matsons left hand shakes as he calls police around 11:30 p.m. Friday. The 53-year-old Hudson says another manager directly MARSHALL, Ark. (AP) „ Authorities say an inmate who escaped from an Arkansas jail has been captured, but a second inmate accused of killing a woman is still on the loose. The Searcy County Sheriffs Of“ce said Sunday that 36-yearold Jason Brannon and 30-year-old Matthew Armstrong escaped from the county jail about 9:10 p.m. Saturday. Authorities say Brannon was back in custody Sunday morning. Jail records indicate hes being held on a warrant as a homeless sex offender. Of“cials are searching Sunday for Armstrong, who was booked into jail March 1 on suspicion of “rst-degree murder. They say hes a suspect in the shooting death of a 26-year-old woman. Authorities say the inmates werent armed when they ”ed but that they were considered dangerous. | HEADLINES AROUND THE NATIONchallenged her when she tried to use a manufacturers coupon for a free product. She tells The Associated Press that he was hostile.Ž The Facebook video show Matson talking to police on the phone. No action was taken when of“cers arrived. CVS apologized to Hudson. The company says it doesnt tolerate discrimination against customers and that its investigating the matter. Matson is running for Chicago City Council and was a state delegate for Donald Trumps 2016 presidential campaign. NATIONAL NEWS/WEATHER


The Sun /Monday, July 16, 2018 Page 3 LONDON (AP) „ A man has been charged in connection with a Greenpeace protest that breached a no-”y security zone and ”ew a banner close to the golf resort where President Donald Trump was staying, Scottish police said Sunday. The paraglider carried a banner reading Trump: Well Below ParŽ Friday night over Trumps Turnberry resort in western Scotland to protest his environmental policies. After the glider appeared, Trump was seen cutting across the grass, quickly heading to the entrance of the resort. Police in Scotland said 55-year-old man was arrested and charged. They did not give further details. The man is due to appear at a local court Monday. Police said the protester breached a no-”y zone over the Turnberry resort and committed a criminal offense. The environmental group said it informed police about the stunt before it took place. Trump and “rst lady Melania Trump are on a private trip and staying at the resort after the presidents of“cial talks with British Prime Minister Theresa May and meeting with Queen Elizabeth II. Tens of thousands took to the streets in London, Edinburgh and other British cities on Friday and Saturday to protest Trumps “rst of“cial visit to Britain. Smaller groups also demonstrated outside Trumps two golf resorts in Scotland. Trump was due to leave Scotland on Sunday ahead of his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Finland on Monday. Some 1,500 people demonstrated in Finlands capital on Sunday to promote human and sexual rights, democracy and environmental issues. They marched through central Helsinki shouting Human rights for all!Ž Organizers said the event wasnt aimed at either of the presidents, but was designed to focus on important global issues. A U.S.-based advocacy group splashed light messages on a wall at Finlands presidential palace urging the U.S. and Russian presidents to help “ght injustices against the LGBTQ community in Russias Chechnya region. Finnish police brie”y questioned the projectionists but allowed the light show to continue. The string of messages included phrases like Trump and Putin: Stop the Crimes against Humanity in ChechnyaŽ and Investigate LGBTQ persecution in Chechnya.Ž Ty Cobb, director of HRC Global that organized the show, said Putin should investigate and hold accountable those responsible for crimes against people who are being rounded up, put in secret prisons, tortured, some killed „ just because theyre gay.ŽParaglider charged in Trump resort flight in ScotlandMOSCOW „ Croatias president hopes her American and Russian counterparts show responsibilityŽ and remember they are the guarantors of the whole worlds stability when they hold their “rst summit Monday. In an interview Sunday with The Associated Press, Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic also shrugged off U.S. President Donald Trumps aggressive behavior with NATO allies at a meeting on Wednesday and Thursday. Its about his personality. I dont take it against him,Ž she said. Grabar-Kitarovic, who lived through Croatias 1991 independence war and governs in a region that has been caught up in larger geopolitical battles, said Trumps meeting Monday with Russian President Vladimir Putin could calm international tensions instead of in”ame them. Im really hopeful that the two state leaders will show enough ... responsibility for global stability and the trans-Atlantic relationship,Ž said GrabarKitarovic, who met Putin at the Kremlin on Sunday before her countrys team played in the World Cup “nal. She expressed concern about Russian interference in southeast Europe, where Moscow has sought to use its economic in”uence and powerful energy sector to counter EU and NATO outreach. But Grabar-Kitarovic insisted on the importance of talking to Russia instead of isolating it. Grabar-Kitarovic steered clear of sensitive issues, such as the pro-Ukrainian sentiment among some Croatian soccer players at the World Cup that has angered the tournaments Russian hosts. Sports brings people together. People in all of our countries are tired of ideological differences, of going back into the past all the time,Ž she said. Grabar-Kitarovic noted that one reason the Russia-U.S. relationship is of utmost importanceŽ to her region and the broader world is so we never ever see againŽ massacres like the ones carried out during the Balkan wars of the 1990s. The intense feelings that remain from the brutal ethnic and sectarian wars that accompanied the breakup of Yugoslavia nonetheless surfaced as Croatia advanced in the World Cup competition. From Montenegro and Serbia in the east and Slovenia in the west, people in Croatias neighboring countries were split over whether to support Croatia or France in the soccer tournaments “nal match, re”ecting the persistent divisions. Croatia, a country of 4 million people, confounded expectations to make it to the World Cup “nal. The Croatian team drew increasing support for its hard-working, underdog narrative as richer, higher-pro“le teams ”amed out. Grabar-Kitarovic used her countrys surprise success on the soccer “eld to raise its pro“le. She posed in a red-andwhite checkered team jersey on social media posts at every opportunity, gave Trump a team T-shirt when they met at NATO, and joined Putin and French President Emmanuel Macron in the rain on Sunday night to congratulate Frances team one-by-one after their victory. In the AP interview, she sympathized with Trumps rationale for assailing European allies at the NATO summit in Brussels for not spending enough on weapons and their own defense. Certainly, its not fair that the United States is carrying the burden for the defense of Europe,Ž Grabar-Kitarovic said. Were “rst and foremost responsible for our own security.ŽAP Interview: Croatian leader says Trump, Putin key to peaceBy ANGELA CHARLTON and AMER COHADZICASSOCIATED PRESS POOL PHOTO VIA APCroatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, left, presents a T-shirt to Russian President Vladimir Putin during their meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Sunday. 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Page 4 The Sun / Monday, July 16, 2018 ALMANAC Today is Monday, July 16, the 197th day of 2018. There are 168 days left in the year. Today in history On July 16, 1945, the United States exploded its first experimental atomic bomb in the desert of Alamogordo, New Mexico; the same day, the heavy cruiser USS Indianapolis left Mare Island Naval Shipyard in California on a secret mission to deliver atomic bomb components to Tinian Island in the Marianas. On this date In 1790 a site along the Potomac River was designated the permanent seat of the United States government; the area became Washington, D.C. In 1935 the first parking meters were installed in the United States, in Oklahoma City. In 1951 the novel The Catcher in the RyeŽ by J.D. Salinger was first published by Little, Brown and Co. In 1957 Marine Corps Maj. John Glenn set a transcontinental speed record by flying a Vought F8U Crusader jet from California to New York in 3 hours, 23 minutes and 8.4 seconds. In 1969 Apollo 11 blasted off from Cape Kennedy on the first manned mission to the surface of the moon. In 1973 during the Senate Watergate hearings, former White House aide Alexander P. Butterfield publicly revealed the existence of President Richard Nixons secret taping system. In 1999 John F. Kennedy Jr., his wife, Carolyn, and her sister, Lauren Bessette, died when their single-engine plane, piloted by Kennedy, plunged into the Atlantic Ocean near Marthas Vineyard, Massachusetts. Todays birthdays Former U.S. Attorney General Dick Thornburgh is 86. Soul singer William Bell is 79. International Tennis Hall of Famer Margaret Court is 76. College Football Hall of Famer and football coach Jimmy Johnson is 75. Violinist Pinchas Zukerman is 70. Actor-singer Ruben Blades is 70. Playwright Tony Kushner is 62. Actress Faye Grant is 61. Dancer Michael Flatley is 60. Actress Phoebe Cates is 55. Actor-comedian Will Ferrell is 51. Actor Jonathan Adams is 51. College and Pro Football Hall of Famer Barry Sanders is 50. Actor Corey Feldman is 47. Rock musician Ed Kowalczyk (Live) is 47. Actress Jayma Mays is 39. Actress AnnaLynne McCord is 31. Actor-singer James Maslow is 28. Bible verse And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.Ž „ 1 John 2:17. If youre having trouble with priorities, this verse should shed some light. Invest your life into that which lasts. POWELL, Wyo. (AP) „ A Wyoming city has discovered its potted plants have literally gone to pot. Officials in Powell believe pranksters planted marijuana seeds in city-owned flower pots this spring, leading unsuspecting city workers to water and care for them. The Powell Tribune reports city Parks and Recreation staff noticed the unauthorized greenery late last month while watering the pots, including one not far from the police station. Parks Superintendent Del Barton says workers pulled two plants on June 29 and took them to police. Another was found a couple days later. Barton says workers suspect there may be others. Police Chief Roy Eckerdt believes the clandestine cultivating is somebodys sense of humor.Ž After learning about the weedsŽ in the city pots, he quickly checked the planters in front of the police station.ODD NEWS Pranksters plant citys flower pots with real potU.S. Forest Service “re Capt. Mike Seymour said. Heavy “re equipment operator Braden Varney, 36, died early Saturday on the “re line, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said. Varney was driving a bulldozer to create a gap in vegetation to keep the ”ames from extending into a nearby community, according to Cal Fire Fire Chief Nancy Koerperich. Varneys body likely wont be retrieved until Monday at the earliest because its in a precarious locationŽ and conditions were too dangerous over the weekend, Cal Fire Deputy Chief Scott McLean said. The wild“re is one of several burning across the state and among 56 large blazes that are active in the U.S., most in the American West, a region that is struggling with drought and heat. A blaze near the California-Oregon border that killed a 72-year-old resident and injured three “re“ghters was almost entirely contained after burning more than 60 square miles of dry brush. Crews got full control over a stubborn “re that scorched 142 square miles of brush and destroyed 20 structures in Yolo and Napa counties. Investigators said an electric livestock fence that was improperly installed sparked the ”ames. In the “re near Yosemite, investigators were trying to “nd out more details about Varneys death Saturday, but they believe he was working his way out of the “re area when he was killed, Koerperich said. This certainly is going to be devastating to his family and those of us who call him family here with Cal Fire,Ž she said. Varney had worked for Cal Fire for 10 years. His father also worked as a Cal Fire heavy equipment operator. He is survived by his wife; a daughter, 5; and son, 3. Gov. Jerry Brown ordered ”ags at the California Capitol to be ”own at half-staff to honor a man who dedicated his life to protecting his fellow Californians.ŽYOSEMITEFROM PAGE 1 change,Ž she said. Florida accounts for the largest number of visitors from the north, typically snowbirds in the winter. New England is also a popular destination, and beaches like Old Orchard Beach and Hampton Beach, New Hampshire, are an easy drive from Canadas Atlantic provinces. In Old Orchard, Canadian ”ags are ”own and many desk workers speak French. Fries are served up Canadian-style, topped with vinegar, or with gravy and cheese. For now, the value of the Canadian dollar is having a bigger impact than the ”ap between the leaders. The loonie is currently worth only 76 cents in the U.S. Claire Beaulieu, an owner of the Motel Kebek 2, said Canadians will keep coming because of the 7-mile stretch of sandy beach with plenty of rooms, food and a beachside amusement park. Canadians account for 95 percent of her bookings, she said. For tourism, visitors are more interested in amenities than politics, even though many are baf”ed by the U.S. presidents actions, she said. Fred Kennedy, owner of Aoulette Beach Resort, said his bookings are strong despite the relatively weak Canadian dollar, and he predicts relations between the countries will improve. I think its going to blow over,Ž he said. By this time next year, things will be patched up.Ž Down the beach, at Kebek 3, owner Suzanne Beaulieu said her bookings were strong, too, but she acknowledged that could change next year if U.S.Canadian relations remain frosty. At least one customer advised her shell rethink her plans next summer. She said, As long as Trump is in of“ce, I dont think Ill be back,Ž she said. Vacationer Stella Bigras, of Laval, Quebec, said the trade ”ap and war of words are between two leaders. Regular folks, she said, still get along just “ne. We are friends. We are neighbors,Ž she said. I hope were going to stay friends, and Trump and Trudeau will calm down. I think that we will always be here for the USA, even if were having stupid arguments. I think the USA will always be here for us, too. So Im pretty sure were going to through this together.ŽCANADIANSFROM PAGE 1opposition groups as terroristsŽ and accuses the West, Turkey, Israel and regional countries of supporting them. The statement came a day before President Donald Trump and Russias Vladimir Putin are to meet in Finland. Syria is expected to feature highly on the agenda. Russia is a major Assad ally. In Daraa, the evacuation deal will hand over areas held by the rebels for years back to government control. Daraa, which lies on a highway linking Damascus with Jordan, was the cradle of the 2011 uprising against Syrian President Bashar Assad. Since early Sunday, government forces turned their missiles toward a stretch of land controlled by the armed opposition in northern Daraa and the countryside of adjacent Quneitra. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said government forces “red more than 800 missiles at an area between northern Daraa and the Quneitra countryside, about 2.5 miles, from the frontier with the Israelioccupied Golan Heights. The Observatory said government forces advanced on Massharah, a village in Quneitra, and rebels fought back in intense clashes that killed several pro-government “ghters. The pro-Syrian government Central Military Media said a number of insurgents were killed in the clashes. The Observatory reported airstrikes in Massharah, the “rst in over a year to hit the Quneitra countryside. It also reported airstrikes in a nearby village in northern Daraa, where government forces have been trying to retake a key hill there after failing to reach a deal with the rebels. Government troops are also seeking to advance on another town to the south through negotiations with rebels there. Capturing Nawa would enable them to advance on militants in the area linked to the Islamic State group. Daraa activist Abou Mahmoud Hourani said an estimated 400 members of the armed opposition and their families will be evacuated out of Daraa. Syrian state TV al-Ikhbariya said 10 buses carrying 407 people left for northern Syria. The station said the evacuation of nearly 1,000 people will likely be completed by Sunday.REBELSFROM PAGE 1God Bless D & M TrumpŽ and a helicopter hovered overhead. Chants of We love Trump, We love TrumpŽ broke out as the presidents motorcade passed, and Trump waved. Trump set expectations for the summit low, telling CBS News, I dont expect anything. ... I go in with very low expectations.Ž His national security adviser said they werent looking for any concrete deliverables.Ž He also said in the interview taped Saturday that he hadnt thoughtŽ about asking Putin to extradite the dozen Russian military intelligence of“cers indicted this past week in Washington on charges related to the hacking of Democratic targets in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. But after being given the idea by his interviewer, Trump said, Certainly Ill be asking about it.Ž The U.S. has no extradition treaty with Moscow and cant compel Russia to hand over citizens. Russias constitution prohibits extraditing its citizens to foreign countries. Contradicting Trump in an interview on ABCs This Week,Ž U.S. national security adviser John Bolton said the idea of asking Putin to turn over the 12 military intelligence of“cials was pretty sillyŽ and argued that doing so would put the U.S. president in a weak position.Ž He also argued that Trump is entering the summit with a stronger hand because of the indictments. I think the president can put this on the table and say, This is a serious matter that we need to talk about,Ž said Bolton, adding that asking for the indicted Russians to be turned over would have the opposite effect. In the CBS News interview, Trump declined to discuss his goals for the summit „ Ill let you know after the meeting,Ž he said „ but said he believes such sessions are bene“cial. He cited his historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in June as a good thing,Ž along with meetings hes had with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Nothing bad is going to come out ofŽ the Helsinki meeting, he said, and maybe some good will come out.Ž From aboard Air Force One, Trump complained in tweets that he wasnt getting enough credit for his meeting with Kim and railed that Much of our news media is indeed the enemy of the peopleŽ as he headed to sit down with Putin. Putin is regarded as creating a culture of violence and impunity that has resulted in the killing of some Russian journalists. Trump regularly criticizes American news media outlets and has called out some journalists by name. Trump complained: No matter how well I do at the Summit,Ž hell face criticism that it wasnt good enough.Ž If I was given the great city of Moscow as retribution for all of the sins and evils committed by Russia over the years, I would return to criticism that it wasnt good enough „ that I should have gotten Saint Petersburg in addition!Ž he tweeted. Trump also praised Putin for holding the World Cup, which “nished up Sunday. Trump and Putin have held talks several times before. Their “rst meeting came last July when both participated in an international summit and continued for more than two hours, well over the scheduled 30 minutes. The leaders also met last fall during a separate summit in Vietnam. But Jon Huntsman, the U.S. ambassador to Russia, said Mondays meeting is really the “rst time for both presidents to actually sit across the table and have a conversation, and I hope its a detailed conversation about where we might be able to “nd some overlapping and shared interests.Ž Congressional Democrats and at least one Republican have called on Trump to pull out of Mondays meeting unless he is willing to make Russian election-meddling the top issue. Huntsman said the summit must go on because Russian engagement is needed to solve some international issues. The collective blood pressure between the United States and Russia is off-the-charts high so its a good thing these presidents are getting together,Ž he said during an appearance on NBCs Meet the Press.Ž Trump has said he will raise the issue of Russian election meddling, along with Syria, Ukraine, nuclear proliferation and other topics. Bolton described the meeting as unstructuredŽ and said: Were not looking for concrete deliverables here.ŽSUMMITFROM PAGE 1 LEHTIKUVA VIA APTeppo Marttila, dressed as Uncle Sam, participates in the demonstration by the True Finns youth members in support of Donald Trump, in Helsinki, Finland on Sunday. Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold a summit in Helsinki on Monday. BERNALILLO, N.M. (AP) „ A crash involving a commercial passenger bus and three other vehicles on a New Mexico highway early Sunday killed three people and injured 24 others, some critically, authorities said. One of the people killed was in a car that struck a pickup truck from behind around 2 a.m. Sunday on Interstate 25 just north of Bernalillo, about 18 miles north of Albuquerque, Sandoval County Sheriffs Of“ce spokesman Lt. Keith Elder said. The bus driver took evasive action to avoid hitting the disabled car and its driver, who was ejected. But the bus driver lost control and the bus rolled onto its right side. It was then sideswiped by a semitruck, according to Elder. Rio Rancho Fire Rescue said emergency crews had to extricate several people who were trapped in the bus using a tool that pries open parts of a vehicle. Photos show a mangled car thats almost entirely ”attened and the bus on its side. At least two of the injured were airlifted from the scene by medical helicopters. It wasnt immediately known whether the other two persons who died were bus passengers or were in one of the other vehicles involved. Elder said the names of the three dead were being withheld until relatives could be noti“ed. Sheriffs of“cials said 35 people were on the bus operated by El PasoLos Angeles Limousine Express. Its route wasnt immediately known and of“cials of the bus company didnt immediately comment on the accident. Emergency responders reported treating 38 people at the accident scene with injuries ranging from broken bones and lacerations to head and internal injuries, authorities said. Twelve of the injured were taken to University of New Mexico Hospital, where three were in critical condition, of“cials said. Eight patients were taken to another hospital, and authorities said six were treated and released. The accident closed Interstate 25 in both directions for more than 11 hours.Passenger bus crash kills 3, injures 24 othersFROM PAGE ONE


The Sun /Monday, July 16, 2018 Page 5 MARMADUKE By Brad Anderson Cryptoquip 2011 by King Features Syndicate Challenger Saturdays Challenger Answers DEAR DR. ROACH: My husband is a smoker. I have begged him to quit, but he won't. He sleeps sitting up, with his legs hanging, because he has trouble breathing. This way of sleeping causes his feet and ankles to swell. His doctor ordered diuretics and urged him to quit smoking. He also recommended that he sleep in a bed, with his legs elevated „ that would help with the swelling. My husband doesn't agree. My husband reads your column every day. Maybe you can convince him. „ G.U. ANSWER: Smoking is one of the hardest habits to break. Many people who have stopped using heroin have told me that quitting smoking is harder. However, anyone can do it, and he needs to. Sleeping with the legs hanging o the bed is a serious red ag. The rst thing we are taught to look for in people who demonstrate this behavior is critical blockages in the arteries of the legs. People nd that they don't have leg pain when they do this, but blockages could be so severe that urgent treatment is needed „ a surgical repair or an alternative procedure, like angioplasty, where blockages are opened with a balloon. However, your husband also is noting shortness of breath, and this should prompt concern about both blockages in the arteries to the heart and heart failure, which is the inability of the heart to squeeze out enough blood AND relax under low pressure. Quitting smoking will help with all of the three potential problems (and many more), but right now he needs urgent evaluation of his heart (probably starting with an echocardiogram), and if he has any symptoms of leg pain or heaviness, especially with exercise, he also should have a vascular study to look for blockages in the arteries of the leg. The booklet on COPD explains both emphysema and chronic bronchitis, the two elements of COPD, in detail. Readers can obtain a copy by writing: Dr. Roach Book No. 601 628 Virginia Dr. Orlando, FL 32803 Enclose a check or money order (no cash) for $4.75 U.S./$6 Can. with the recipient's printed name and address. Please allow 4-6 weeks for delivery. DEAR DR. ROACH: I have a grandson with muscular dystrophy. He is 17 and is not yet in a wheelchair. We are thinking of going to Mexico for a stem cell injection. This is a long trip. Do you have any information on this kind of treatment closer to home? „ L.O.S. ANSWER: Muscular dystrophies are a group of genetic diseases that cause progressive muscle weakness and atrophy. There have been some case reports of people being treated with stem cells for Duchenne's muscular dystrophy „ the most common and most serious cause for someone in your grandson's age group „ but research into this type of treatment is still preliminary, albeit hopeful. In the few cases for which there is information, the stem cells began to lose eectiveness after a few months, requiring multiple injections yearly. So, it isn't as good a treatment as could be desired. Many researchers are working on this, and you can nd out where the research is going on at If possible, I would encourage enrollment into a trial, so that your grandson can be part of the process that gathers knowledge about the best way to treat this condition. I found trials using gene therapy that are recruiting people now.DEAR ABBY: My daughter has graduated from high school. She had been in a residential treatment program for depression the year and a half prior to returning to this school. Her old friends had promised to be there for her when she returned. After she was back for three months, her friends stopped inviting her to things and even talked behind her back in a group chat that was started by a dierent group. The girls' moms knew some of this was going on and did nothing about it. It has been a dicult journey for my daughter as well as for me. Now that the girls have all graduated, I'm wondering if I should contact any of them or their moms and ask what happened. It was painful for me to watch my daughter go through weekends when her "friends" were out at parties she wasn't invited to. It was heartbreaking when no one came to her holiday or birthday parties. I am wondering if asking the girls/moms for an explanation can help my daughter learn from it. Please let me know what you think. „ Mama Bear Out West DEAR MAMA BEAR: Your daughter has survived high school, and along with it the cruel treatment of the girls who promised to befriend her. For that, I congratulate her. Teenagers can be so completely centered on themselves that the feelings of others do not exist for them. Also, girls in high school tend to form cliques. Add to that the fact that there is so much misunderstanding about mental illness „ not only among teens but also adults „ and I have a pretty good idea of what happened and so should you. What life lesson do you think exploring this with the other parents will accomplish for your daughter? Your eorts would be better spent by continuing to emotionally support her and encouraging her to move forward with her life. Dear Readers: Today's SOUND OFF is from a reader who was annoyed by people in a movie theater: "Dear Heloise: My wife and I recently went to a movie we had been eager to see. We don't go to the movies very often, and we might never go again. People were so rude. The people behind us kept talking even after we politely asked them to stop. Another couple let their toddler run up and down the aisle, and the child had a tantrum because his parents wouldn't take him home. People had cellphones go o and carried on conversations in the theater. We got up in the middle of the movie, asked for the manager and requested a refund. He gave it to us and was very nice. "People don't go to a theater to hear you talk or to see your child have a meltdown, and please, folks, turn o your cellphones. It's just good manners." „ Joseph K. in MilwaukeeQuitting smoking has positive eects on overall health Girl's old friends turn away when she returns to school Movie theater madnessHints from Heloise Dr. Roach Dear Abby


Page 6 The Sun / Monday, July 16, 2018 ARIES (March 21-April 19). People want you to do well, and they are rooting for you to succeed. When you believe at a deep level that this is true, you will perform to the very best of your ability. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). It has been said that books are golden houses. Indeed, those who take the time to read cannot help but grow in knowledge and empathy, especially ction, also known as the lie that tells the truth.Ž GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Eyes give people away. Youll get clues, as well as tell-all testaments, from peoples eyes today. Some will shield those windows to the soul under dark glasses or divert them into phone screens; those are wasted opportunities. CANCER (June 22-July 22). Youve let go of certain habits and things you used to enjoy. Probably, the loss was appropriate; other things have become more important. But theres still a nostalgic pang. Youll feel that today. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Stop with the comparisons. The life challenges of others may seem greater than those you face, but it matters not at all. Your challenges, whatever size they may be, are real. Take them on. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Connecting with yourself, although not the only connection youll make today, is among the most important connections of the bunch. Because of this, the time you have solo is to be kept as sacred as other appointments. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). They want you at the party, and you may or may not want to be there, but if you go, you wont be sorry. So just say yes. Just go. And then dont think too much about it, or youll change your mind. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Theres a myth about creativity, that it happens somehow outside the space of dayto-day life, when indeed it grows out of the soil of daily life. It thrives on the relentlessness of the mundane. Youll notice that today. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). You are not imprisoned by circumstances. There are exits everywhere. Notice them and youll stop feeling as if you haveŽ to do this or that and instead start feeling as if you getŽ to do it. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Someone is leaning on you too hard, and thats making you feel as if youre not free. But you are free. Think of all the ways! You will be liberated by your imaginings. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). It takes condence and trust to be welcoming. Your open attitude will attract both good and bad, which is why its best to add a screen to that open-door policy. Employing a certain amount of psychic protection will be wise. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Your desires, motivations and spontaneous urges used to drive the day, and now they dont. Its just a part of growing up. To some degree, human advancement involves putting the needs of others above your own. TODAYS BIRTHDAY (July 16). The main themes over the next three months will be honing skills and happy times with family. A general area of expertise has served you well, but when you get specialized in September, your compensation will be hefty. Youll pay homage in October and be part of a sacred experience. Advances in tech make life better in 2019. Virgo and Leo adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 32, 14, 44, 48 and 1. HOROSCOPE BLONDIE By Dean Young and John Marshall BORN LOSER By Art and Chip Sansom BABY BLUES By Rick Kirkman and Jerry Scott MUTTS By Patrick McDonnell DOONSBURY By Garry Trudeau


The Sun /Monday, July 16, 2018 Page 7 PEANUTS By Charles Schulz CRANKSHAFT By Tom Batiuk & Chuck Ayers SHOE By Gary Brookins & Susie MacNelly ZITS By Jerry Scott & Jim Borgman GARFIELD By Jim Davis DILBERT By Scott Adams REX MORGAN By Terry Beatty MARY WORTH By Karen Moy and June Brigman NON SEQUITUR By Wiley FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE By Lynn Johnston BEETLE BAILEY By Mort Walker HI AND LOIS By Brian and Greg Walker HAGAR THE HORRIBLE By Chris Browne THE WIZARD OF ID By Brant Parker and Johnny Hart B.C. By Mastroianni & Hart MOTHER GOOSE AND GRIMM By Mike Peters PICKLES By Brian Crane MALLARD FILLMORE By Bruce Tinsley


Page 8 The Sun / Monday, July 16, 2018 ENTERTAINMENT NEWSLOS ANGELES „ Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer VacationŽ has checked into the No. 1 spot at the box of“ce in its opening weekend and left the Dwayne Johnson action thriller, Skyscraper,Ž in the dust. Sony Pictures estimated Sunday that the animated family movie earned $44.1 million from North American theaters. As the “rst in the franchise to open in the summer, its just slightly under the previous installments $48.5 million debut in September 2015. Worldwide, Hotel Transylvania 3Ž has already earned more than $100 million. Its really terri“c,Ž said Adrian Smith, Sonys head of domestic distribution. Were positioned to take advantage of the valuable summer weekdays and there are six weeks of summer left.Ž The successful series has grossed over $900 million worldwide to date. Going into the weekend, experts expected a threeway race to the top between Hotel Transylvania 3,Ž SkyscraperŽ and Ant-Man and the Wasp,Ž but the family “lm won by a large margin. There havent been a lot of options for families this summer,Ž said comScore senior media analyst Paul Dergarabedian. They become instant hits.Ž Johnsons Skyscraper,Ž a rare original summer blockbuster, remained earthbound in its “rst weekend in North America. The Universal Pictures “lm brought in only $25.5 million domestically. SkyscraperŽ cost a reported $125 million to produce, not accounting for marketing costs. Johnson has been a consistent presence in movie theaters this year with both Jumanji: Welcome to the JungleŽ and RampageŽ prior to Skyscraper.Ž Both previous “lms opened in the $35 million range, and while JumanjiŽ went on to be a worldwide box of“ce juggernaut, RampageŽ petered out domestically just under $100 million. As with Rampage,Ž however, the studio is expecting the majority of SkyscraperŽ pro“ts to come from international audiences. Internationally, SkyscraperŽ grossed $40.4 million from 57 territories for a global total of $65.9 million. Second place went to Disney and Marvels AntMan and the Wasp,Ž which brought in an additional $28.8 million in its second weekend, down 62 percent from last week. Its one of the steeper second week falls in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The “rst AntManŽ fell 53 percent. Incredibles 2Ž took fourth place with $16.2 million and Jurassic World: Fallen KingdomŽ rounded out the top “ve with $15.5 million. A handful of smaller releases made notable splashes this weekend including Annapurnas buzzy dystopian satire Sorry to Bother You,Ž which opened in limited release last week and added 789 locations this weekend. It earned $4.3 million in its expansion for spot No. 7 on the charts. The coming of age “lm Eighth GradeŽ also scored top marks, and the highest per theater average of the year, with $252,284 from four theaters. The well-reviewed pic will expand nationwide in the coming weeks. And documentaries continue to perform well too, including the Fred Rogers doc Wont You Be My Neighbor?Ž which added $1.9 million from 868 theaters, and Three Identical StrangersŽ which expanded to 167 theaters and grossed $1.2 million. Estimated ticket sales are for Friday through Sunday at U.S. and Canadian theaters, according to comScore. Where available, the latest international numbers for Friday through Sunday are also included. Final domestic “gures will be released Monday. 1. Hotel Transylvania 3,Ž $44.1 million ($46.4 million international). 2. Ant-Man and the Wasp,Ž $28.8 million ($35.3 million international). 3. Skyscraper,Ž $25.5 million ($40.4 million international). 4. Incredibles 2,Ž $16.2 million. 5. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom,Ž $15.5 million. 6. The First Purge,Ž $9.1 million. 7. Sorry to Bother You,Ž $4.3 million. 8. Sicario: Day of the Soldado,Ž $3.9 million. 9. Uncle Drew,Ž $3.2 million. 10. Oceans 8,Ž $2.9 million.Hotel Transylvania 3 tops charts, Skyscraper stumblesBy LINDSEY BAHRAP FILM WRITER SONY PICTURES ANIMATION VIA APThis image released by Sony Pictures Animation shows a scene from Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation.Ž UNIVERSAL PICTURES VIA APThis image released by Universal Pictures shows Dwayne Johnson in a scene from Skyscraper.Ž Do you need a new paperback this week? Quite possibly you do! Here are six possibilities. Stay With MeŽ by Ayobami Adebayo (Vintage, $16). The Nigerian-born authors debut novel (dont worry, its a slim one), about a marriage “lled with secrets. The New York Times Michiko Kakutani described it as written not just with extraordinary grace but with genuine wisdom about love and loss and the possibility of redemption.Ž The Chickenshit Club: Why the Justice Department Fails to Prosecute ExecutivesŽ by Jesse Eisinger (Simon & Schuster, $18). This timely book from Eisinger, a Pulitzer Prizewinning ProPublica journalist, was described by NPR as a wakeup call, delivered calmly yet with no shortage of well-reasoned urgency, to a nation whose democratic traditions are being undermined by backroom dealing, deregulation, and the consolidation of corporate power.Ž Goodbye, VitaminŽ by Rachel Khong (Picador, $16). Khongs debut novel, in which a young woman moves back home after her father begins to suffer from dementia, is both deliciously funny and gently poignant. I loved the books wry “rst-person narration, full of tartly perfect observations. It was grotesque, the way I kept trying to save that relationship,Ž heroine Ruth muses, of an ex-boyfriend. Like trying to tuck an elephant into pants.Ž Who Is Rich?Ž by Matthew Klam (Random House, $17). Klams novel, about an affair that takes place at an annual writers conference, won accolades last year for its wit and perception; The New York Times called it funny, maddening and, despite the well-worn subject matter, de“antly original.Ž George & LizzieŽ by Nancy Pearl (Touchstone, $16). Seattles iconic librarian came out with her “rst foray into “ction last year; a romp of a novel,Ž wrote Seattle Times reviewer Ellen Emry Heltzel, about an opposites-attract sort of marriage. Good Booty; Love and Sex, Black and White, Body and Soul in American MusicŽ by Ann Powers (Dey St., $18.99). Powers is a former Seattleite who once covered music for The Rocket; shes now critic/correspondent for NPR Music. Seattle Times reviewer Charles R. 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Julia Booksellers (Madison, Conn.), Schuler Books & Music (Grand Rapids, Okemos, Eastwood, Alpine, Mich.), Sony Reader Store, Target, Tattered Cover Book Store (Denver). Yvette Nicole Brown is interim guest host of Walking Dead Scarlett Johansson drops out of Rub & Tug amid backlash Lawsuit filed against S-Town podcast creators Christine Noestlinger, Austrian childrens book author, diesNEW YORK (AP) „ Yvette Nicole Brown is “lling in for Chris Hardwick as host of The Walking DeadŽ and Talking DeadŽ while AMC Networks reviews sexual-assault allegations against Hardwick. AMC announced Friday that Brown will be interim guest hostŽ of The Walking Dead Season 9 Preview SpecialŽ on Aug. 5. Brown also will host Talking DeadŽ on Aug. 12. Brown starred in the NBC comedy CommunityŽ and already was stepping in for Hardwick as moderator of Walking DeadŽ panels next week at San Diego Comic-Con. Hardwick has acknowledged that an online post by his exgirlfriend Chloe Dykstra alleging she had been sexually assaulted and emotionally abused referred to him. He has denied the allegations but has said the couples three-year relationship was imperfect and included arguments. (New York Daily News) „ Scarlett Johansson has ditched a role inspired by the true story of a transgender man in the upcoming “lm Rub & Tug.Ž In light of recent ethical questions raised surrounding my casting as Dante Tex Gill, I have decided to respectfully withdraw my participation in the project,Ž said Johansson in a statement to the gay entertainment publication Out. When the movie was “rst announced on July 2, Johansson, a cisgender woman, faced immediate backlash for accepting a trans role. Tell them they can be directed to Jeffrey Tambor, Jared Leto, and Felicity Huffmans reps for comment,Ž Johansson reportedly said in response the next day, according to Bustle. Rub & TugŽ is the real-life story of Jean Marie Gill who was born with a female body but identi“es as male. Gill changed his name to Dante (Tex) Gill later in life when he opened a Pittsburgh-area massage parlor that doubled as a prostitution business throughout the 1970s and 80s. MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) „ The estate of the man at the center of the popular S-TownŽ podcast is suing the shows creators, saying they exploited details of his private life for “nancial gain. Craig Cargile, the executor of John B. McLemores estate “led the lawsuit Thursday in Bibb County, Alabama. The lawsuit contends McLemore didnt give permission to broadcast the intimate details of his sexual orientation, mental state and other aspects of his life. S-TownŽ tells the story of McLemore, an antique clock restorer from Woodstock, Alabama, who killed himself in 2015. McLemore in 2012 sent an email to producers of This American LifeŽ asking for help in a murder investigation. The resulting 2017 podcast focused heavily on McLemore and included the description on its website as an unearthing of the mysteries of one mans life.Ž None of these mysteries are of legitimate public concern, nor were these matters that McLemore contacted (Brian) Reed to investigate or write about. Instead, they generally involved the private matters of McLemores life,Ž attorneys wrote in the lawsuit. S-Town executive BERLIN (AP) „ Christine Noestlinger, an Austrian author best known for her childrens books such as Fiery FredericaŽ and Fly Away Home,Ž has died at the age of 81. The Residenz publishing house in Vienna said on Friday that Noestlinger died June 28 after a short illness. Drawn from her childhood experiences during and after World War II, Noestlingers books often featured strong characters overcoming adversity. She was the recipient of numerous prizes for her work, including the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 1984 and the inaugural Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award in 2003. Noestlinger published 150 books that were translated into 30 languages. | HEADLINES IN ENTERTAINTMENT NEWS BROWN HARDWICK JOHANSSONproducer Julie Snyder wrote in an emailed response to the Associated Press Saturday that she could not comment on the litigation other than to say it lacks merit.Ž The lawsuit asks for compensatory and punitive damages. NOESTLINGER


Monday, July 16, 2018 SPORTS € @SunCoastSportsINDEX | Lottery 2 | Cycling 2 | Golf 3 | Pro Baseball 4 | Scoreboard 5 | Hockey 6 | Auto Racing 6 | Boxing 6 | Adding to her legacyLaura Davies dominates U.S. Womens Senior Open Page 3 MLB: Rays Ramos is going to miss some timeŽBy Marc TopkinTampa Bay TimesThe Rays dont have an exact timetable yet for how long C Wilson Ramos will be sidelined, but it sounds like it could be weeks, or maybe even months, which could impact and possibly eliminate the opportunity to trade him. Not the bestŽ news, manager Kevin Cash said. Hes going to miss some time.Ž Ramos pulled up running to first base in the sixth inning Saturday, and knew he was hurt badly enough that he pulled out of Tuesdays All-Star Game. He had been elected the AL starter and was tremendously excited about going back to play in Washington, where he played parts of seven seasons for the Nats as somewhat of a fan favorite, and was rumored to possibly be in line for a return. For him to miss the All-Star Game is pretty telling,Ž Cash said. He was so excited about that and we were excited for him.Ž The Rays kept Ramos on the active roster Sunday, though that may have been a matter of logistics. 1B C.J. Cron is expected to serve as the emergency replacement if starter Jesus Sucre had to come out of the game. Ramos is still planning to go to Washington and participate in the festivities. Cash said they will have a fuller read on the extent of the injury, and the absence, when Ramos returns to St. Petersburg, but he is surely headed to the DL. Were going to have to make a decision,Ž Cash said. Well see how he responds over the break. I think its TIMESRays catcher Wilson Ramos, shown earlier this season, was voted in as the starting catcher for the American League in next week s All-Star Game. By REGINA GARCIA CANOAssociated PressLAS VEGAS „ The 2018 World Series of Poker champion is an Indiana resident and professional player who barely missed the cut for the final table two years ago. John Cynn won the series marquee no-limit Texas Hold em main event Sunday in Las Vegas, surrounded by a cheering crowd that included his dad. He eliminated Tony Miles on the 442th hand of the final table, after playing 199 hands just against each other with bricks of $100 bills and a gold bracelet at the table. Cynn, 33, became $8.8 million richer after playing against Miles for more than 10 hours. He was visibly shocked, grabbed his head and momentarily crouched as the crowd roared after his win. Right now, I do feel pretty overwhelmed,Ž he said. ... The money is very significant, but I do like to think that I dont need the money to be happy, but at the same time, practically, its going to make things a lot easier, things I want to do in life.Ž He told reporters early Sunday that the money will be life-changingŽ but does not have immediate plans to spend it. Miles, a resident of Lake Mary, Florida, took home $5 million. He hugged many of his supporters after his defeat and shed some tears off stage. Cynns final king of clubs and jack of clubs was stronger than Miles, who went all in with queen of clubs and eight of hearts. The community cards were king of hearts, king of diamonds, five of hearts, eight of diamonds and four of spades. Each of the nine players who made it to the final table was guaranteed at least $1 million. They represented the U.S., Australia, France and Ukraine.John Cynn claims World Series of Poker title, wins $8.8M By HOWARD FENDRICHAssociated PressLONDON „ Novak Djokovic acknowledged that he was worried. His coach was, too. Could Djokovic ever return to the top of tennis? To the heights hed already reached? Could he put aside the time lost to a painful right elbow that required surgery and the disappointment of poorfor-him results? Could he end a Grand Slam drought that lasted more than two years? All of that fretting seemed misplaced Sunday night. Back at his best, Djokovic became Wimbledons champion for the fourth time, grabbing a lead right away against a weary Kevin Anderson in the final and holding off a late challenge to win 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (3). There were several moments where I was frustrated and questioning whether I can get back (to the) desired level or not. But that makes this whole journey even more special for me,Ž Djokovic said. Its easy to talk now and look back at it and be kind of grateful, but I really am grateful to go through this kind of, so to say, mixed emotions, turbulences as well, mentally, moments of doubt and disappointment and frustration, anger.Ž It is Djokovics 13th major trophy, the fourthhighest total in the history of mens tennis, trailing only Roger Federers 20, Rafael Nadals 17 and his childhood idol Pete Sampras 14. But its also Djokovics first since he completed a career Grand Slam at the 2016 French Open. It was a long journey,Ž the 31-year-old from Serbia said. I couldnt pick a better place, to be honest, in the tennis world to peak and to make a comeback.Ž A year ago at the All England Club, Djokovic quit during his quarterfinal because of the elbow, then took the rest of 2017 off. After the operation in February, Djokovics results were mediocre. He realized later he tried to come back too soon. I really was impatient,Ž he says now. In April, he reunited with Marian Vajda, the man who had coached Djokovic for years before Boris Becker and Andre Agassi did. I always had doubt,Ž Vajda said. I was Djokovic wins 4th Wimbledon, 1st Slam in 2 yearsAP PHOTOSerbias Novak Djokovic lifts the trophy after winning the mens singles final match against Kevin Anderson of South Africa, at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships. By GRAHAM DUNBARAssociated PressMOSCOW „ Taking turns sliding across the rain-soaked turf holding the World Cup trophy tight, teenager Kylian Mbappe and the rest of Frances players acted like the youthful bunch they are. Nothing, not a Pussy Riot protest nor a postgame downpour that soaked Russian President Vladimir Putin, was going to stop the party. It carried on long after a thrilling 4-2 win over Croatia on Sunday. In the locker room with French President Emmanuel Macron striking poses with players, then a champagne-spraying, water-splashing interruption of the coach Didier Deschamps news conference. Sorry! Theyre young and theyre happy,Ž said Deschamps, like a proud father. Deschamps had good reason to indulge them. His team is mostly aged 25 or under and can return almost intact to defend their title in 2022 in Qatar. Our children are going to be very proud,Ž forward Antoine Griezmann said. The World Cup, its a lot.Ž The 19-year-old Mbappe became only the second teen after Pele to score in a World Cup final. Mbappe had just shown his electrifying France beats Croatia to win 2nd World CupAP PHOTOFrance goalkeeper Hugo Lloris holds the trophy aloft after the final match between France and Croatia. By JOHN LEICESTERAssociated PressMOSCOW „ The ball skidded across the pristine Moscow pitch and time seemed to slow. This was Kylian Mbappes moment, at just 19, to become the youngest player since Pele to score in a World Cup final. Did he hesitate? Did he wilt under the weight of hundreds of millions of eyes trained on TV screens around the world? Mbappe doesnt do doubt. With a touch as delicate as anything seen at the Bolshoi, he simply nudged the ball forward, sizing up the goal. The natural shot with his right foot from the edge of Croatias box would have been to aim right. Too easy. Mbappe doesnt do easy. Instead, as cool as can be, he aimed left. Game over. Against a Croatia team that refused to understand the meaning of Give up,Ž with tough, physical players who grew up in the aftermath At “ nals, Mbappe, j ust 19, joins PeleSOCCER: France 4, Croatia 2 SOCCER: Column TENNIS: Wimbledon WORLD SERIES OF POKERSEE MBAPPE, 3 SEE WORLD CUP, A6 SEE RAYS, 2 SEE TENNIS, 3


Page 2 SP Monday, July 16, 2018 / The Sunfair to say hes going to miss some time. ƒ I dont have an exact timetable yet. We had doctors look at him (Saturday). We really dont know anything until we get home and let our doctors look at him as far as the length of it. Every hamstring is different. Every pull is different. Peoples bodies respond differently. I would hate to say he is going to miss less or more without really knowing.Ž Ramos was considered one of the Rays most valuable trade chips, and likely to be moved before the July 31 deadline, in exchange for at least some prospects. He is making a team-high $10.5 million this season and a free agent at the end of the year, expecting to go to market and land a lucrative deal, with $40 million over three years bandied about. An absence of more than a month would pretty much wipe that out, and even if the Rays got him through waivers to make an deal there is an Aug. 31 deadline to be eligible for postseason play. 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Lakers winner vs. Cleveland-Toronto winner, at Las Vegas 10:30 p.m. ESPN2 „ Summer League, Playoffs, semi“ nal, Boston-Portland winner vs. MilwaukeeMemphis winner, at Las Vegas SPECIALS 12:30 a.m. (Tuesday) ESPN2 „ 2018 World Series of Poker, Big One for One Drop, at Las VegasSPORTS ON TV Staff reportsTheres nothing better than an opportunistic inning. The Stone Crabs found themselves down by two runs going into the top of the 9th inning. But luck was on their side, as Charlotte was able to take advantage of some opposition miscues, in defeating the Jupiter Hammerheads 5-4, Sunday afternoon at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium in Jupiter. Charlottes first run came in the 4th inning. Catcher Joey Roach, one of three Stone Crabs with two hits, singled home Tristan Gray. The Stone Crabs would have to wait until the 7th inning before plating another run, as Florida State League allstar Miles Mastrobuoni singled to center scoring Rene Pinto. However, the 9th inning would be the critical component in securing Sundays victory. It all started with Stone Crabs first baseman Kevin Padlo reaching on a throwing error. Miles Mastrobuoni would draw a walk. Both runners would advance on a wild pitch, setting the stage for Josh Lowes single to center. Some heads up base running by Lowe found him advancing to second on the throw. Robbie Tenerowicz, another of Charlottes FSL all-stars, singled home Lowe with the go-ahead run. Josh Fleming started for the Stone Crabs, working six innings, allowing seven hits and four runs, while striking out five. He would give way to Florida State League all-star, Willy Ortiz, who would pitch two scoreless innings, and the right-hander from the Dominican Republic would earn his seventh victory in 2018. Zack Mozingo would close the game, shutting the opposition down in the games final inning, striking out two to record his third save.Crabs late rally secures 5-4 winMILB: STONE CRABS 5, HAMMERHEADS 4 By ANDREW DAMPFAssociated PressROUBAIX, Franc „ Richie Porte sat on the pavement grasping his right shoulder and grimacing in pain. A fan helped Chris Froome get going after he tumbled onto grass lining the road. Romain Bardet recovered from three punctured tires. And they were only the highest-profile riders to face mishaps in the action-packed cobblestoned Stage 9 of the Tour de France on Sunday. Every cyclist who reached the finish was covered in dust „ many with their jerseys torn to shreds from crashes. Spanish rider Gorka Izaguirre had the unusual experience of his rear wheel buckling to the point that it looked like something out of a scrap heap. John Degenkolb won a three-man sprint to take victory in a memorable stage, while overall contender Porte crashed out of the race. Yellow-jersey holder Greg Van Avermaet crossed second and increased his overall lead to 43 seconds ahead of Geraint Thomas, a teammate of Froomes at Sky. Yves Lampaert of QuickStep finished third. It was a pretty hectic day,Ž Van Avermaet said after the dust settled. Added Thomas, It was just hard all day from kilometer zero. Youve got to be in the right position but you also need the luck because its easy to puncture or get caught up in something.Ž Froome, the four-time champion, crossed in the main pack, 27 seconds behind, overcoming a crash with 45 kilometers (28 miles) to go that saw him go over the top of teammate Gianni Moscon. Im relieved to get through today and looking forward to getting into the mountains now where the real race for GC (general classification) will start,Ž Froome said. Froome moved up to eighth overall, 1:42 behind Van Avermaet, who is not a threat in the mountains.Degenkolb masters cobblestones as Porte crashes out of TourRays shu e bullpen, acquire Hoby Milner, send down Chih-Wei HuCYCLING: TOUR DE FRANCE MLB: RAYSBy Marc TopkinTampa Bay TimesThe Rays went outside the the organization to add a fresh arm to the bullpen, acquiring LHP Hoby Milner from the Phillies on Saturday night for cash considerations. The Rays sent down RHP Chih-Wei Hu to make room on the 25-man roster and designated for assignment RHP Ryan Weber to make room on the 40-man roster for Milner, who will join them for Sundays game, the last one before the All-Star break. Milner, 27, was DFAd on Tuesday, having made 10 appearances with the Phillies, posting a 7.71 ERA (though that went up from 2.25 after his last outing), spending most of the season at Triple-A. He pitched in 37 games last season for the Phillies, posting a 2.01 ERA. He was in the news the opening week of the season as the reliever rookie Philadelphia manager Gabe Kapler called into a game even though he had not warmed up. With Adam Kolarek throwing 24 pitches Saturday, Jose Alvarado still on family medical leave and Jonny Venters and Vidal Nuno on the DL, the Rays didnt have any other options for a lefty reliever. They decided to not call up intriguing prospect Colin Poche from Durham. Hu had a solid outing for the Rays on Thursday, throwing 61 pitches over five innings so likely would not have been available Sunday anyway. Weber,. a St. Petersburg native, made two appearances for the Rays, spending most of his time at Triple-A Durham. TIMESChih-Wei Hu pitching earlier this season for the Rays. AP PHOTOGermanys John Degenkolb celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the ninth stage of the Tour de France cycling race, covering over 156.5 kilometers (97.2 miles), with its start in Arras and finish in Roubaix, France. By DAVE CAMPBELLAssociated PressMINNEAPOLIS „ Brian Dozier hit a grand slam in the 10th inning on Sunday to give the Minnesota Twins an 11-7 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays and cap a testy, back-andforth finish that featured four lead changes from the bottom of the seventh on. Jake Cave singled to start the 10th against Matt Andriese (2-4), the ninth pitcher for the Rays, and moved up on a stolen base and a sacrifice bunt. Manager Kevin Cash ordered two intentional walks to load the bases for force-out possibilities and brought left fielder Joey Wendle in for a five-man infield. Dozier squashed the strategy with his 16th home run of the season and the fourth walk-off win for the Twins. Alan Busenitz (3-0) got the last four outs for the Twins, who headed into the All-Star break with a 9-2 record on their season-long homestand, which followed a 1-8 road trip. The Rays totaled 47 hits over the last three games of the four-game series but won only once. Wendles two-out single in the ninth off Trevor Hildenberger stretched out a game the Twins took control of in the bottom of the eighth on Eddie Rosarios two-out RBI single after Joe Mauer tied the game with a bases-loaded walk. The Twins were denied a second score on Rosarios hit when Cave was thrown out at the plate. The call was reviewed and upheld, though tough-to-tell replays appeared to reveal Caves foot sliding underneath Jesus Sucres tag. Sucre hit a two-run double with two outs in the eighth for the Rays, who led 4-1 until the seventh inning on a steamy afternoon with even steamier exchanges between the two teams. Robbie Grossman, who had an RBI single in the second inning off de facto starter Ryne Stanek, started the seventh with a single against Adam Kolarek. With two outs and two on, Rosario sneaked a single into left field to cut the deficit to 4-2. Dozier greeted Diego Castillo with an RBI single by beating out a deep ground ball to third, and first baseman C.J. Crons relay throw back to third skipped past Daniel Robertson for an error that let the Twins tie the game. Then Dozier made Castillo flinch for a balk call, taking an animated jog down the line to the plate in hand-clapping celebration of the go-ahead run.TEMPERS, TEMPERSEduardo Escobar was batting during the balk. Two bench-and-bullpenemptying arguments later, Minnesotas third baseman was ejected for his role in the shouting matches that were profane but stayed punching-and-shovingfree. After Robertson yelled at Escobar to return to the box after stepping out, Escobar started toward him with his own choice words and angry gestures. That brought everyone in uniform to the infield for the first not-so-cordial summer gathering, with pitcher Chris Archer the most obviously upset at Escobar from the Rays side. Archer was on the mound Saturday when Rosario unsuccessfully tried to lure him into a balk. Escobar struck out after the crowd was dispersed, and as the Rays infielders ran by him to the dugout he resumed airing his grievances. That triggered the second bench clearing and the first career ejection for Escobar. Sucre and Twins utility man Willians Astudillo, who was pitching on Saturday when Carlos Gomez admired a home run against him, shouted and gestured at each other during that scrum. Cash was an active participant in the yelling, too.MLB: TWINS 11, RAYS 7Rays fall 11-7 after 10th inning grand slam


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Davies went virtually unchallenged in Sundays final round of the inaugural USGA championship for women 50 and older, claiming the title by 10 strokes over Juli Inkster. Its great seeing this (trophy) paraded down for the very first time and I get my name on it first, you know?Ž Davies said. This championship will be played for many years and there will only be one first winner „ obviously a proud moment for me to win that.Ž The 54-year-old Davies shot a 5-under 68 to finish at 16-under 276 at Chicago Golf Club. It was the English players 85th career win, and she felt the pressure even though her lead was rarely in danger. I havent won for eight years „ my last win was India, 2010,Ž Davies said. So thats the pressure youre playing under, when youre trying to do something for yourself, prove to yourself you can still win. So this ranks highly up there. And obviously its a USGA event. Its hard comparing tournaments, but this is very high on my list of achievements.Ž A 7-under 66 Saturday provided Davies with a five-shot lead over Inkster and what she said would be a sleepless night worrying about the pressure. The World Golf Hall of Famer widened her advantage early Sunday when she birdied the par-5 second hole and Inkster made bogey. Davies said a par she salvaged at the 10th was another turning point. It wasnt the greatest hole I ever played, but I think that, to me, was when I really started to think I might have one hand on the trophy and just had to get the other one in there.Ž Inkster shot an evenpar 73. Englands Trish Johnson also shot 73 to finish third, 12 shots back. I mean, she was absolutely spectacular this week,Ž Johnson said about Davies. Ive played against her for 35 years. Yesterday was the best I have ever seen her play in her entire career. She just said walking down 18 it was best ballstriking round she ever had. Considering shes won 85 tournaments, thats quite some feat.Ž Danielle Ammaccapane was fourth and Yuko Saito finished fifth. Martha Leach was the top amateur, tying for 10th at 6-over 298. Davies plans to play in the Womens British Open next month, and called this win a confidence-booster as she continues to compete against the younger generation. She finished tied for second at the LPGA Tours Bank of Hope Founders Cup earlier this year. You build up a little bit of momentum, and a golf course is a golf course,Ž Davies said. Sometimes the field strength is a little bit different, but in your own mind if youve done something like this, 16-under for four rounds around a proper championship course, it cant do anything but fill you full of confidence.ŽPort Charlottes Lovander comes out of retirement, “ nishes T-12By BILL JONESSun CorrespondentPort Charlottes Marilyn Lovander, a former golfer on the LPGA Tour and the SBC Futures Tour, and a part-time pro shop assistant at St. Andrews South Golf Club in Punta Gorda, came out of retirement this past week, to finish tied for 12th in the inaugural USGA Senior Womens Open at the Chicago Golf Club in Wheaton, Ill. The SBC Futures Tour player of the year in 1994 and 1997, found herself in competition with the eras best national and international senior golf professionals and amateurs. Lovander birdied the 15th and 18th holes during Sundays final round. She shot a 1-over-par 74, placing 12th out of 118 competitors. Lovander, 63, recorded rounds of 73-76-76-74, finishing 7-over-par, on the demanding 6,178yard par 73 course. A resident of South Gulf Coe, Lovander spent much of her pretournament practice at St. Andrews, where she established the course record of 62, from the mens back tees.Laura Davies cruises to victory in US Senior Womens OpenGOLF: US SENIOR WOMENS OPEN of the war that broke up the former Yugoslavia, it was clear when France had first a one-goal and then a two-goal lead that only a sledgehammer blow from Les Bleus would put the Croatians down for good. And heres the amazing thing: the truly special teenage talent who landed it, Mbappe, is just getting started. Just think: At the next World Cup in Qatar in 2022, Frances rough diamond will still be just 23. That is about the same age that Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo were when they began their shared 10-year lock on the Ballon dOr, footballs top individual trophy that sooner rather than later seems bound to have Mbappes name attached to it, too. At the US-CanadaMexico World Cup in 2026, Mbappe will be in his polished prime, at age 27. Book tickets now. My ambition is to go further. As far as my potential allows me, to my limits,Ž he said. Winning a World Cup so young opens other doors. Now, I have to keep working. Im only at the start of the road.Ž Mbappes goal in the 65th minute made it 4-1 for France, effectively guaranteeing a second World Cup victory for Les Bleus to add to the first won by their greatest player, Zinedine Zidane, and his teammates in 1998. Mbappe wears the No. 10 jersey as Zidane did. That is Mbappes choice. And that says everything about his deep well of ambition and how high he is aiming. Croatia did get a second goal in the 69th minute to keep the final stretch ticklish with uncertainty. But it was clear after Mbappes goal that the match would end only one way: With the blocks of French fans in Moscows Luzhniki Stadium and the millions watching back in France erupting in a red-whiteand-blue frenzy of joy. As well as the gold trophy and the second star Les Bleus will now forever be able to wear on their shirts, theres much for the French to be proud of in this team. Like the black-blancbeurŽ „ black, white and Arab „ team of 1998, it reflects modern France: multi-racial and made richer by its diversity. That is the France that we like: Different origins, but all united,Ž said striker Antoine Griezmann. MBAPPEFrom Page 1 thinking really negative.Ž They built the new Novak,Ž as Vajda explained it. Retooled his serve. Made adjustments to other strokes. Still, Djokovic was so dispirited by his upset loss at the French Open last month that he vowed, in the heat of the moment, to skip the grass-court circuit. Good thing he didnt stick to that. Because he fell out of the top 20 for the first time in more than a decade, the No. 21 Djokovic is the lowestranked Wimbledon titlist since Goran Ivanisevic in 2001. On Sunday, under a pale blue sky interrupted by only the occasional soft white puff of cloud, Djokovic looked far more like a guy who used to be No. 1. The first two sets,Ž said Anderson, who played college tennis at the University of Illinois, Novak beat up on me pretty bad.Ž Anderson could be excused for exhaustion. His semifinal was the second-longest Grand Slam match in history, lasting more than 6 hours until he edged John Isner 26-24 in the fifth set. And that followed another extended fifth set in his 13-11 upset of eighttime champion Federer in the q uarterfinals. Anderson also blamed some nerves. This was, after all, the 22nd Grand Slam final for Djokovic, and the second for Anderson, the runnerup at last years U.S. Open and aiming to become the first South African man to win Wimbledon. He was so out of sorts, his strokes so off-themark, that Djokovic gathered eight of the first 10 games even though he only conjured up two winners. No need for more, because Anderson gifted him 15 unforced errors in that span. I didnt really find my form the way I wanted to,Ž said Anderson, whose right elbow was massaged by a trainer after the first set. Of course, my body didnt feel g reat.ŽTENNISFrom Page 1


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Runnersleftinscoringposition„Cincinnati2 (Gennett2);St.Louis2(Carpenter,DeJong). RISP„Cincinnati5for8;St.Louis2for6. Runnersmovedup„Martinez.GIDP„Gennett. DP„St.Louis1(Mikolas,DeJong,Carpenter). CINCINNATIIPHRERBBSONPERA DeSclafani, L,4-23.15661357 5.32 Romano1.21 001015 5.19 Hernandez11 000115 1.87 Hughes10 000010 1.44 Iglesias10 000192.36 S T.LOUISIPHRERBBSONPERA Mikolas46 332285 2.79 Gant,W,3-340 002461 3.49 Hicks,S,2-612 110014 3.56 Inheritedrunners-scored„Romano2-2.HBP„ Mikolas(Peraza),DeSclafani(Wong). Umpires„Home,ShaneLivensparger;First,Jim Reynolds;Second,JohnTumpane;Third,Chris Guccione. T „2:53.A„45,808(45,538).PIRATES7,BREWERS6, 10INNINGSMILWAUKEEABRHBIBBSOAVG. Caincf500000.293 Y elichlf523001.292 A guilar1b210020.298 S haw3b421110.245 S aladinoss402101.298 Perez2b200010.248 Haderp0000001.000 a-Orfph010010.063 J effressp000000--Knebelp000000--d-Broxtonph000010.179 W illiamsp000000.500 J enningsp000000.667 Phillipsrf502401.211 Kratzc501000.227 Chacinp200001.182 Miller2b200002.250 T OTALS3669666 PITTSBURGHABRHBIBBSOAVG. Dickersonlf522200.306 Martecf501101.285 Polancorf411011.235 Diazc500001.283 Moran3b522001.264 Bell1b512201.261 Harrison2b200000.249 Moroff2b100011.182 Mercerss300001.252 Musg rovep110000 .231 Rodriguezp000000.000 b-Luplowph100000.200 Braultp000000.200 c-Freeseph101100.286 A ndersonp000000--T OTALS3879627 MILWAUKEE0100010301„692 PITTSBURGH0020000122„791 T wooutswhenwinningrunscored. a-walkedforHaderinthe8th.b-”iedoutfor Rodriguezinthe8th.c-tripledforBraultinthe 9 th.d-pinchhitforKnebelinthe10th. E„Perez(3),Chacin(2),Moran(8).LOB„ Milwaukee8,Pittsburgh6.2B„Yelich(16), Dickerson(22),Bell(21).3B„Phillips(1),Freese (1).HR„Shaw(18),offMusg rove; Dickerson (7),offChacin.RBIs„Shaw(55),Saladino(14), Phillips4(4),Dickerson2(37),Marte(44),Bell2 (46),Freese(25).SB„Marte(25).CS„Cain(4). S „Saladino,Musg rove. Runnersleftinscoringposition„Milwaukee3 (Perez2,Kratz);Pittsburgh3(Dickerson2,Diaz). RISP„Milwaukee3for10;Pittsburgh3for7. Runnersmovedup„Shaw,Kratz,Mercer.GIDP„ Phillips,Kratz,Mercer. DP„Milwaukee1(Shaw,Miller,Aguilar); Pittsburgh2(Musg rove,Mer cer,Bell),(Moran, Bell). MILWAUKEEIPHRERBBSONPERA Chacin5.11 210273 3.68 Hader1.10 000422 1.50 J effress,H,14.22 110110 1.34 Knebel1.13 222034 3.91 Williams,H,4.21 110010 2.65 J ennings,L,3-302 110043.42 PITTSBURGHIPHRERBBSONPERA Musg rove7.27 5545106 4.08 Rodriguez.10 000012.33 Brault11 000113 4.97 A nderson,W,1-011 112017 18.00 Inheritedrunners-scored„Knebel1-0,Jennings 1-1,Rodriguez1-0.HBP„Musg rove(A guilar), Chacin(Mercer).WP„Musg rove. Umpires„Home,NicLentz;First,ScottBarry; Second,PaulNauert;Third,CarlosTorres. T „3:25.A„17,583(38,362). W HITESOX10,ROYALS1KANSASCITYABRHBIBBSOAVG. Merri“eld2b301012.307 Bonifaciorf300012.288 Moustakas3b200010.249 Dozier3b100000.209 Perezdh401000.221 Duda1b401001.234 Orlandocf400001.172 Gordonlf300001.242 Mondesiss312100.250 Buterac300001.164 T OTALS3015138 CHICAGOABRHBIBBSOAVG. Moncada2b433110.238 S anchez3b501103.256 A breudh310011.253 Palkalf433201.234 Garciarf413101.290 Davidson1b411001.221 Andersonss411200.246 K.Smithc401200.318 Engelcf400001.218 TOTALS361013928 KANSASCITY000000010„151 CHICAGO20205100X„10130 E„Bonifacio(1).LOB„KansasCity5,Chicago4. 2B„Merri“eld(30),Mondesi(5),Moncada(19), Anderson(13),K.Smith(3).HR„Mondesi(3),off Gomez;Palka(12),offB.Smith;Moncada(12), offRomero.RBIs„Mondesi(11),Moncada(41), Sanchez(42),Palka2(32),Garcia(21),Anderson 2(39),K.Smith2(8).SB„Garcia(10). Runnersleftinscoringposition„KansasCity 3(Duda,Butera,Dozier);Chicago3(Davidson 2,Engel).RISP„KansasCity1for5;Chicago 6for9. Runnersmovedup„Abreu.LIDP„Sanchez. GIDP„Moustakas. DP„KansasCity1(Bonifacio,Duda);Chicago1 (Moncada,Sanchez,Davidson). KANSASCITYIPHRERBBSONPERA B.Smith,L,0-1232202305.98 Flynn222221363.94 Romero16550129 12.60 Adam12110321 4.43 Sparkman20 000117 6.75 CHICAGOIPHRERBBSONPERA Giolito,W,6-86.12 0036102 6.18 Avilan.21 000010 3.95 Gomez12 110118 6.75 Santiago10 000110 5.61 WP„Flynn. Umpires„Home,ChadWhitson;First,Mike Winters;Second,TimTimmons;Third,Adam Hamari. T„2:39.A„23,434(40,615).NATIONALS6,METS1WASHINGTONABRHBIBBSOAVG. Eatonrf400100.323 Turnerss501200.267 Sotolf310011.301 Rendon3b321011.285 Adams1b412001.288 Taylorcf200100.240 b-Murphyph111200.253 Kintzlerp000000--Madsonp000000--e-Reynoldsph101000.291 Herrerap000000--Wietersc300000.205 Hellicksonp201000.095 c-Goodwinph-cf201000.200 Difo2b210010.244 TOTALS3268633 NEWYORKABRHBIBBSOAVG. Nimmocf300010.253 Cabrera2b200011.281 Kelly2b100000.100 Bautistarf401001.217 Confortolf310011.216 Flores1b401000.272 Mesoracoc401001.225 Reyes3b402101.181 Rosarioss400001.246 Oswaltp100001.000 a-Smithph000000.183 Lugop000000.091 Swarzakp000000--Petersonp000000.000 Blevinsp000000.000 Rhamep000000--d-denDekkerph100001.000 Bashlorp000000.000 TOTALS3115138 WASHINGTON010000500„680 NEWYORK010000000„150 a-hitbypitchforOswaltinthe5th.b-singledfor Taylorinthe7th.c-”iedoutforHellicksoninthe 7th.d-struckoutforRhameinthe8th.e-singled forMadsoninthe9th. LOB„Washington5,NewYork7.2B„Reyes (6).RBIs„Eaton(15),Turner2(39),Taylor(25), Murphy2(12),Reyes(6).SB„Soto(2).CS„ Turner(6).S„Wieters. Runnersleftinscoringposition„Washington 3(Turner3);NewYork3(Nimmo,Rosario2). RISP„Washington3for8;NewYork2for7. Runnersmovedup„Flores.GIDP„Wieters, Conforto. DP„Washington1(Hellickson,Rendon,Adams); NewYork1(Oswalt,Rosario,Flores). WASHINGTONIPHRERBBSONPERA Hellickson,W,4-162 112673 3.29 Kintzler10 000114 3.82 Madson10 001116 4.98 Herrera13 000020 1.98 NEWYORKIPHRERBBSONPERA Oswalt52110159 5.64 Lugo11 000018 2.61 Swarzak,L,0-200222013 7.47 Peterson.22 220010 4.50 Blevins.11 110012 5.01 Rhame10 000217 5.74 Bashlor12 001028 4.00 Swarzakpitchedto2battersinthe7th. Inheritedrunners-scored„Peterson2-2, Blevins2-2.HBP„Hellickson(Smith),Blevins2 (Difo,Eaton).WP„Hellickson. Umpires„Home,MarvinHudson;First,Bill Miller;Second,JohnLibka;Third,AlanPorter. T„2:54.A„26,572(41,922).TIGERS6,ASTROS3DETROITABRHBIBBSOAVG. Jonescf400002.214 Goodrumlf411102.250 Castellanosdh400003.305 Adduci1b422102.208 Hicksc411202.278 Rodriguez2b411002.196 Candelario3b211200.225 Iglesiasss300001.266 Reyesrf300002.221 TOTALS32666016 HOUSTONABRHBIBBSOAVG. Springercf300011.249 Bregman3b311010.288 Altuve2b400001.332 Gurriel1b221110.310 Gattisdh400001.239 Gonzalezss302000.230 Reddickrf300000.258 Stassic200001.253 a-Tuckerph100001.148 Federowiczc000000.200 Kemplf300001.297 TOTALS2834136 DETROIT030012000„660 HOUSTON010100001„341 a-struckoutforStassiinthe8th. E„Verlander(1).LOB„Houston2.2B„Bregman (31).HR„Hicks(9),offVerlander;Candelario (13),offVerlander;Goodrum(9),offVerlander; Adduci(1),offVerlander.RBIs„Goodrum(32), Adduci(3),Hicks2(32),Candelario2(35), Gurriel(52).CS„Gonzalez(2).SF„Candelario, Gurriel. Runnersleftinscoringposition„Houston1 (Altuve).RISP„;Houston1for4. Runnersmovedup„Gattis,Reddick,Altuve. GIDP„Reddick. DP„Detroit1(Adduci,Iglesias). DETROITIPHRERBBSONPERA Liriano31 113361 4.67 VerHagen,W,1-232 110234 7.11 Wilson10 000017 3.68 Jimenez10 000111 2.72 Greene11 110012 4.05 HOUSTONIPHRERBBSONPERA Verlander,L,9-56665012912.29 Harris10 000010 3.79 McHugh10 000112 0.96 Sipp10 000316 1.93 WP„VerHagen. Umpires„Home,TomWoodring;First,Ted Barrett;Second,LanceBarksdale;Third,Pat Hoberg. T„2:28.A„39,455(41,168).ORIOLES6,RANGERS5TEXASABRHBIBBSOAVG. Choodh322120.293 1-Toccipr-dh000000.086 Andrusss412010.253 Profar3b310010.243 Odor2b301002.239 Guzman1b411402.250 Ruarf401001.190 Gallolf401001.187 Kiner-Falefac401001.251 DeShieldscf300001.208 a-Beltreph100000.286 TOTALS3359548 BALTIMOREABRHBIBBSOAVG. Beckham3b-ss400000.206 Schoop2b411000.229 Machadoss121110.315 Peterson3b200000.194 Jonescf412300.275 Trumborf401000.251 Valenciadh400001.251 Davis1b401002.158 Rickardlf310010.208 Josephc211110.209 TOTALS3267533 TEXAS400000100„591 BALTIMORE10500000X„670 a-groundedoutforDeShieldsinthe9th. 1-ranforChoointhe9th. E„Profar(17).LOB„Texas6,Baltimore5. 2B„Andrus(9),Jones(26),Trumbo(11),Joseph (10).HR„Guzman(9),offCastro;Choo(18),off WrightJr.;Machado(24),offMinor.RBIs„Choo (43),Guzman4(37),Machado(65),Jones3(36), Joseph(8).SB„Joseph(1).CS„Odor(6). Runnersleftinscoringposition„Texas2(Odor, DeShields);Baltimore3(Beckham,Valencia, Rickard).RISP„Texas1for5;Baltimore2for8. Runnersmovedup„Profar.GIDP„Profar. DP„Baltimore1(Schoop,Davis). TEXASIPHRERBBSONPERA Minor,L,6-62.24 652168 4.89 Rodriguez2.12 000024 3.18 Gearrin10 001118 3.74 Chavez11000016 3.51 Diekman10 00018 3.21 BALTIMOREIPHRERBBSONPERA Castro2.21 443260 3.54 Scott,W,1-1.22 000210 6.67 WrightJr.35 110364 4.85 Fry,H,11.20000125 1.00 Britton,S,4-511 001018 3.68 Inheritedrunners-scored„Rodriguez1-1,Wright Jr.1-0.HBP„Fry(Odor). Umpires„Home,CoryBlaser;First,Lance Barrett;Second,BillWelke;Third,AndyFletcher. T„3:02.A„18,754(45,971).BRAVES5,DIAMONDBACKS1ARIZONAABRHBIBBSOAVG. Jayrf411100.277 Goldschmidt1b401002.281 Peraltalf400001.282 Pollockcf401001.285 Lamb3b401001.229 Martess300010.238 Descalso2b201010.259 Avilac100011.148 a-SouzaJr.ph100001.195 Delgadop000000--DeLaRosap000000.000 Brachop000000--Corbinp200000.200 Murphyc100000.233 TOTALS3015137 ATLANTAABRHBIBBSOAVG. Albies2b411101.281 Acunacf400000.249 Freeman1b311111.315 Markakisrf301110.323 Suzukic400000.269 Culbersonlf400001.261 Camargo3b311000.248 Swansonss312100.253 Teheranp100001.167 Biddlep0000001.000 b-Tuckerph111100.254 Winklerp000000.000 Minterp000000--TOTALS3057524 ARIZONA000000010„151 ATLANTA00400010X„570 a-struckoutforAvilainthe7th.b-homeredfor Biddleinthe7th. E„Lamb(3).LOB„Arizona5,Atlanta4.2B„ Lamb(8),Descalso(16),Freeman(25),Swanson (19).HR„Jay(3),offWinkler;Tucker(4),off Delgado.RBIs„Jay(30),Albies(55),Freeman (61),Markakis(61),Swanson(35),Tucker(22). S„Teheran. Runnersleftinscoringposition„Arizona2(Jay, SouzaJr.).RISP„Arizona0for4;Atlanta3for4. Runnersmovedup„Corbin.GIDP„Corbin. DP„Atlanta1(Suzuki,Camargo,Albies). ARIZONAIPHRERBBSONPERA Corbin,L,6-466 441392 3.24 Delgado11 110023 6.00 DeLaRosa.1000119 4.78 Bracho.20 00006 2.20 ATLANTAIPHRERBBSONPERA Teheran,W,7-66.14003679 4.00 Biddle,H,3.20 000162.31 Winkler11 110013 3.00 Minter10 000012 3.20 Inheritedrunners-scored„Bracho1-0,Biddle 2-0. Umpires„Home,PhilCuzzi;First,DanBellino; Second,TomHallion;Third,MikeEstabrook. T„2:42.A„27,323(41,149).REDSOX5,BLUEJAYS2TORONTOABRHBIBBSOAVG. Grichukcf412012.206 Solarte3b500002.241 Hernandezlf311212.257 Smoak1b401001.245 Moralesdh300010.246 Martinc402000.179 Travis2b401002.242 SmithJr.rf300012.289 Diazss301000.240 a-Grandersonph100000.233 TOTALS34282411 BOSTONABRHBIBBSOAVG. Bettsrf300011.359 Bogaertsss411201.284 Martinezlf210021.328 Moreland1b310010.278 Pearcedh200011.324 Holt2b302211.289 Nunez3b400000.255 Leonc312000.242 BradleyJr.cf311100.210 TOTALS2756565 TORONTO002000000„281 BOSTON20002100X„560 a-”iedoutforDiazinthe9th. E„Travis(5).LOB„Toronto9,Boston5. 2B„Grichuk(11),Leon(7),BradleyJr.(18). HR„Hernandez(15),offJohnson;Bogaerts(16), offStroman.RBIs„Hernandez2(39),Bogaerts2 (64),Holt2(25),BradleyJr.(32).SB„Betts(18). Runnersleftinscoringposition„Toronto3 (SmithJr.2,Diaz);Boston2(Nunez2).RISP„ Toronto2for6;Boston3for10. Runnersmovedu p „Betts,Bo g aerts. GIDP„Solarte,Moreland,Leon. DP„Toronto2(Travis,Diaz,Smoak),(Solarte, Diaz,Smoak);Boston1(Brasier,Bogaerts, Moreland). TORONTOIPHRERBBSONPERA Stroman,L,2-755 431495 5.86 Loup01111016 4.83 Petricka10 000083.38 Tepera10001124 2.90 Garcia.20003020 6.10 Rowley.1000004 40.50 BOSTONIPHRERBBSONPERA Johnson4.222245844.20 Workman, W,2-0.10000171.62 Thornburg,H,1110001145.40 Brasier,H,1120000160.00 Hembree,H,13130002193.79 Kimbrel,S,30-32100002141.77 Louppitchedto3battersinthe6th. Inheritedrunners-scored„Petricka2-0,Rowley 2-0,Workman1-0.HBP„Loup(Pearce). Umpires„Home,AdrianJohnson;First,Tripp Gibson;Second,BrianGorman;Third,Mike Muchlinski. T„3:12.A„36,940(37,731).MARLINS10,PHILLIES5PHILADELPHIAABRHBIBBSOAVG. Hernandez2b301310.270 Hoskinslf300012.252 Herreracf411002.275 Santana1b400001.209 Williamsrf310010.245 Franco3b411100.269 Aranop000000--Kingeryss411101.237 DeLosSantosp200002.000 Ramosp000000--Morganp000000--b-Altherrph100001.174 Hunterp000000--Neshekp000000--Davisp000000.000 Valentin3b100001.175 Knappc210020.234 TOTALS31545510 MIAMIABRHBIBBSOAVG. Dietrichlf321011.288 Andersonrf523300.288 Realmutoc311100.310 Castro2b512002.291 Riddless400000.259 Conleyp000000--c-Lopezph101000.286 Meyerp000000.000 Cooper1b201000.233 Hernandezp000000.000 a-Pradoph010010.228 Guerrap000000--Riverass200001.194 Rojas3b411201.254 Maybincf413100.242 Urenap100000.034 Bour1b312200.239 TOTALS371015925 PHILADELPHIA000500000„541 MIAMI00008002X„10150 a-walkedforHernandezinthe5th.b-struck outforMorganinthe6th.c-singledforConley inthe8th. E„Santana(7).LOB„Philadelphia4,Miami8. 2B„Herrera(15),Anderson(23),Cooper(1). 3B„Hernandez(2).HR„Maybin(2),offDe LosSantos;Anderson(8),offDeLosSantos. RBIs„Hernandez3(31),Franco(47),Kingery (27),Anderson3(49),Realmuto(45),Rojas2 (34),Maybin(18),Bour2(45).SB„Maybin(8). SF„Realmuto. Runnersleftinscoringposition„Philadelphia 1(Hoskins);Miami5(Dietrich,Riddle2,Urena, Bour).RISP„Philadelphia3for6;Miami4for13. Runnersmovedup„Santana,Rojas,Riddle. PHILADELPHIAIPHRERBBSONPERA DeLosSantos4.175512796.75 Ramos,L,3-1.133310151.93 Morgan.11000045.11 Hunter11 000015 4.65 Neshek.210001120.00 Davis.10110043.97 Arano12110216 2.57 MIAMIIPHRERBBSONPERA Urena44554488 4.39 Hernandez, W,2-510000196.14 Guerra,H,11.20 001222 1.50 Conley,H,71.10 000115 2.88 Meyer10000215 4.76 Davispitchedto1batterinthe8th. Inheritedrunners-scored„Ramos1-1,Morgan 3-2,Davis1-0,Arano1-1,Conley1-0.HBP„De LosSantos(Realmuto),Davis(Dietrich).PB„ Knapp2(5). Umpires„Home,ToddTichenor;First,Gary Cederstrom;Second,SeanBarber;Third,Eric Cooper. T„2:58.A„8,829(36,742).INDIANS5,YANKEES2NEWYORKABRHBIBBSOAVG. Gardnerlf411000.254 Judgedh401003.276 Gregoriusss401001.263 Stantonrf402002.278 Hickscf301111.249 Bird1b400001.214 Andujar3b400002.279 Higashiokac300000.167 a-Frazierph000000.265 Walker2b411101.197 TOTALS34272111 CLEVELANDABRHBIBBSOAVG. Lindorss400000.291 Brantleylf321110.308 Ramirez3b412002.302 Encarnaciondh311200.225 2-Gonzalezpr-dh010000.297 Alonso1b401002.258 Kipnis2b302011.222 Perezc300001.148 1-Davispr000000.241 Gomesc000100.247 Naquinrf401001.275 G.Allencf201000.209 TOTALS3059427 NEWYORK001100000„271 CLEVELAND00020003X„590 a-hitbypitchforHigashiokainthe9th. 1-ranforPerezinthe7th.2-ranforEncarnacion inthe8th. E„Higashioka(1).LOB„NewYork7,Cleveland 6.HR„Walker(3),offBauer;Encarnacion(22), offTanaka;Brantley(12),offGreen.RBIs„Hicks (44),Walker(19),Brantley(56),Encarnacion2 (65),Gomes(32).SB„Stanton(3),Ramirez(20), Kipnis(4),Gonzalez(3).SF„Gomes.S„G.Allen. Runnersleftinscoringposition„NewYork4 (Hicks,Bird3);Cleveland3(Lindor,Brantley, Naquin).RISP„NewYork2for7;Cleveland 0for5. Runnersmovedup„Lindor.GIDP„Alonso. DP„NewYork1(Gregorius,Bird). NEWYORKIPHRERBBSONPERA Tanaka6.162215774.54 Green,L,5-21.233312372.74 CLEVELANDIPHRERBBSONPERA Bauer77 2217110 2.24 Carrasco,W,11-510 000214 4.12 C.Allen,S,20-2110 000212 4.66 T„2:52.A„32,644(35,225).ROCKIES4,MARINERS3SEATTLEABRHBIBBSOAVG. Gordon2b512102.283 Se g urass411000.323 Hanigerrf402100.272 Seager3b400001.233 Healy1b301011.240 1-Rominepr-1b000000.203 Spanlf402101.271 Herediacf311000.231 c-Gamelph-cf100000.286 Freitasc300000.197 Leakep200002.000 a-Cruzph100001.267 Nicasiop000000--Colomep000000--d-Herrmannph100000.242 Vincentp000000--TOTALS3539318 COLORADOABRHBIBBSOAVG. LeMahieu2b311010.280 Blackmoncf412000.287 Arenado3b302110.312 Gonzalezrf400002.280 Storyss411101.292 Parralf301001.297 Desmond1b312000.235 Iannettac200101.233 Andersonp200001.125 McGeep000000--b-Tapiaph100000.231 Shawp000000--Obergp000000--TOTALS2949326 SEATTLE200000100„391 COLORADO002000101„490 Nooutswhenwinningrunscored. a-struckoutforLeakeinthe7th.b-groundedout forMcGeeinthe7th.c-groundedoutforHeredia inthe8th.d-groundedoutforColomeinthe9th. 1-ranforHealyinthe8th. E„Haniger(5).LOB„Seattle7,Colorado4.2B„ Span(14).3B„Desmond(4).HR„Story(20),off Vincent.RBIs„Gordon(22),Haniger(67),Span (43),Arenado(68),Story(68),Iannetta(22). SB„Haniger(5).SF„Iannetta.S„Freitas. Runnersleftinscoringposition„Seattle5 (Segura,Span,Heredia2,Gamel);Colorado1 (Gonzalez).RISP„Seattle3for11;Colorado 1for3. Runnersmovedup„Seager.GIDP„Gonzalez 2,Desmond. DP„Seattle3(Gordon,Healy),(Gordon,Segura, Healy),(Gordon,Healy). SEATTLEIPHRERBBSONPERA Leake66212477 4.22 Nicasio,BS,5-611 110118 6.08 Colome11 000116 4.12 Vincent,L,3-201 11006 4.28 COLORADOIPHRERBBSONPERA Anderson65 221691 3.72 McGee12 110115 6.15 Shaw.22000018 7.23 Oberg,W,4-01.100001192.96 T„3:11.A„35,630(50,398).ATHLETICS6,GIANTS2OAKLANDABRHBIBBSOAVG. Semienss501001.254 Pinderlf501003.260 Lowrie2b410011.285 Canhacf211021.261 Piscottyrf422201.264 Olson1b311110.235 Chapman3b412100.250 Lucroyc301202.241 Manaeap200000.000 b-Martiniph100001.222 Buchterp000000--Trivinop000000--e-Davisph101000.248 Treinenp000000--TOTALS346106410 SANFRANCISCOABRHBIBBSOAVG. dArnaud3b412100.333 Smithp000000--Belt1b400001.287 McCutchenrf200020.261 Poseyc400002.288 Crawfordss412002.292 Hernandezlf301101.277 Duggarcf300001.286 Tomlinson2b200000.217 c-Hansonph-2b000010.283 Suarezp100000.034 a-Penceph100000.212 Morontap000000.000 Blackp000000--Dysonp000000--d-Sandovalph-3b100000.250 TOTALS2925237 OAKLAND000401001„6100 SANFRANCISCO010001000„250 a-linedoutforSuarezinthe5th.b-struckout forManaeainthe7th.c-walkedforTomlinson inthe8th.d-groundedoutforDysoninthe8th. e-singledforTrivinointhe9th. LOB„Oakland6,SanFrancisco3.2B„Chapman (17),Crawford(22).HR„Piscotty(12),off Moronta;dArnaud(2),offManaea.RBIs„ Piscotty2(46),Olson(47),Chapman(29), Lucroy2(27),dArnaud(2),Hernandez(30). CS„Hernandez(2).SF„Lucroy. Runnersleftinscoringposition„Oakland 3(Lowrie2,Manaea);SanFrancisco1 (Hernandez).RISP„Oakland5for9;San Francisco1for2. GIDP„Piscotty,Chapman,McCutchen, Sandoval. DP„Oakland2(Chapman,Lowrie,Olson), (Lowrie,Semien,Olson);SanFrancisco2 (Tomlinson,Crawford,Belt),(Crawford, Tomlinson,Belt). OAKLANDIPHRERBBSONPERA Manaea,W,9-665 221174 3.42 Buchter,H,910 000315 1.83 Trivino,H,1210 001012 1.22 Treinen10 001318 0.94 SANFRANCISCOIPHRERBBSONPERA Suarez,L,3-654 442590 3.94 Moronta11 111117 1.93 Black10 000213 9.00 Dyson11001016 3.13 Smith14 110231 1.23 T„2:44.A„42,098(41,915).TWINS11,RAYS7,10INNINGSTAMPABAYABRHBIBBSOAVG. Kiermaiercf601103.179 Robertson3b-2b421010.257 Bauersdh600001.252 Cron1b502000.256 Wendle2b-lf502200.283 Gomezrf411011.216 Smithlf312000.284 a-Duffyph-3b211000.317 Hechavarriass321121.261 Sucrec503301.229 TOTALS43714747 MINNESOTAABRHBIBBSOAVG. Mauer1b421121.273 Rosariolf523211.311 Dozier2b622501.230 Escobar3b300002.271 Adrianza3b100000.262 Polancoss321021.264 Keplerrf210030.227 Grossmandh412102.256 Cavecf411012.312 Garverc300011.249 TOTALS35111091011 TAMPABAY0300100210„7141 MINNESOTA0100004204„11101 Oneoutwhenwinningrunscored. a-singledforSmithinthe8th. E„Cron(2),Cave(1).LOB„TampaBay11, Minnesota9.2B„Wendle(10),Sucre(3), Polanco(4),Cave(6).HR„Dozier(16),off Andriese.RBIs„Kiermaier(11),Wendle2(29), Hechavarria(23),Sucre3(12),Mauer(29), Rosario2(60),Dozier5(48),Grossman(29). SB„Robertson(2),Hechavarria(1),Duffy(7), Polanco(3).CS„Cron(2).S„Grossman,Garver. Runnersleftinscoringposition„TampaBay7 (Kiermaier2,Robertson,Bauers,Smith2,Duffy); Minnesota2(Kepler,Grossman).RISP„Tampa Bay7for16;Minnesota6for12. Runnersmovedup„Bauers,Cron,Kepler, Dozier,Polanco,Cave. TAMPABAYIPHRERBBSONPERA Stanek221103312.08 Milner.200012186.75 Kittredge10 000114 7.77 Yarbrough1.210012353.61 Kolarek,H,21.1333003012.79 Castillo.113221212.57 Wood,H,1.10001012.38 Romo11001117 3.83 Andriese,L,2-4124441294.34 MINNESOTAIPHRERBBSONPERA Romero4.110440178 4.69 Rodney.200001133.12 Pressly1.100003223.63 Rogers1.100001203.86 Hildenberger14 331027 3.33 Busenitz, W,3-01.100031305.73 Castillopitchedto2battersinthe8th. T„4:38.A„25,561(38,649).DODGERS5,ANGELS3LOSANGELES(A)ABRHBIBBSOAVG. Fletcher3b401001.250 Simmonsss501001.313 Troutcf200020.310 Uptonlf311002.251 Kinsler2b311011.219 Marte1b312301.245 Colep000000--b-Blashph100001.105 Drakep000000--Calhounrf400003.187 Maldonadoc300000.234 McGuirep200001.333 Ramirezp000000--Valbuena1b000010.204 c-Ohtaniph100001.283 TOTALS31363412 LOSANGELES(N)ABRHBIBBSOAVG. Pedersonlf200010.247 Muncy3b400001.271 Kemprf400002.310 Forsythe2b000000.208 Bellinger1b412001.245 Grandalc313110.251 Tolescf412100.261 Taylorss411002.253 Hernandez2b-rf211200.230 Kershawp201100.167 Maedap000000.083 a-Utleyph100000.239 Alexanderp000000.000 Jansenp000000--TOTALS30510526 LOSANGELES(A)000300000„361 LOSANGELES(N)03000011X„5100 a-groundedoutforMaedainthe7th.b-struck outforColeinthe8th.c-struckoutforValbuena inthe9th. E„Kinsler(5).LOB„LosAngeles(A)8,Los Angeles(N)5.2B„Fletcher(3),Simmons(20). HR„Marte(4),offKershaw;Grandal(13),off McGuire;Hernandez(16),offCole.RBIs„Marte 3(13),Grandal(47),Toles(4),Hernandez2(34), Kershaw(1).CS„Pederson(4).SF„Hernandez. S„Fletcher. Runnersleftinscoringposition„LosAngeles(A) 5(Upton,Kinsler2,Marte2);LosAngeles(N)2 (Muncy,Taylor).RISP„LosAngeles(A)1for8; LosAngeles(N)2for4. Runnersmovedup„Trout.GIDP„Toles. DP„LosAngeles(A)1(Simmons,Valbuena). LOSANGELES(A)IPHRERBBSONPERA McGuire343322646.46 Ramirez20 000124 4.17 Cole,L,0-2231101282.61 Drake131102227.61 LOSANGELES(N)IPHRERBBSONPERA Kershaw6.2633481082.74 Maeda,W,7-51-30000173.12 Alexander,H,13100002153.32 Jansen,S,27-3010 000112 2.33 T„3:10.A„47,871(56,000).CUBS7,PADRES4CHICAGOABRHBIBBSOAVG. Rizzo1b322111.246 Bryantrf311112.280 Heywardcf501201.285 Baez2b511102.292 Russellss501102.272 Zobristlf501100.285 Contrerasc312001.279 Bote3b211011.310 Lesterp310000.125 Norwoodp000000--d-Schwarberph100001.249 Stropp000000.000 Wilsonp000000.000 Morrowp000000.000 TOTALS357107311 SANDIEGOABRHBIBBSOAVG. Margotcf502000.243 Myerslf500002.282 Renfroerf411112.241 Hosmer1b512002.249 Villanueva3b-ss322110.232 Pirela2b402000.261 Galvisss100110.228 Stammenp000000--e-Lopezph000010.178 Yatesp000000--Hedgesc400002.232 Lauerp000000.095 a-Reyesph000000.222 Strahmp100001.000 b-Ellisph100000.284 Cimberp000000.000 c-Asuajeph-3b100111.229 TOTALS34494510 CHICAGO320101000„7100 SANDIEGO000102100„493 a-walkedforLauerinthe2nd.b-”iedoutfor Strahminthe5th.c-walkedforCimberin the6th.d-struckoutforNorwoodinthe7th. e-walkedforStammeninthe8th. E„Renfroe(5),Hedges2(5).LOB„Chicago 8,SanDiego9.2B„Rizzo(15),Bote(3).HR„ Villanueva(19),offLester;Renfroe(7),offStrop. RBIs„Rizzo(61),Bryant(40),Heyward2(41), Baez(72),Russell(34),Zobrist(36),Renfroe (25),Villanueva(43),Galvis(33),Asuaje(17). SB„Bote(3).SF„Rizzo. Runnersleftinscoringposition„Chicago5 (Heyward,Baez2,Contreras,Schwarber);San Diego4(Margot2,Hosmer,Asuaje).RISP„ Chicago3for13;SanDiego1for7. Runnersmovedup„Zobrist,Renfroe. GIDP„Villanueva. DP„Chicago1(Baez,Russell,Rizzo). ChicagoIPHRERBBSONPERA Lester,W,12-251-3 63337101 2.58 Norwood,H,22-300010173.38 Strop12110018 2.52 Wilson,H,8100012242.77 Morrow,S,22-2411 000117 1.47 SanDiegoIPHRERBBSONPERA Lauer,L,5-6255513564.87 Strahm31101041 2.34 Cimber12 111223 3.17 Stammen22 000533 2.91 Yates10 000181.43 T„3:24.A„37,672(42,445).BOXSCORES ROUNDUP/MATCHUPSIndians5,Yankees2: TrevorBauer pitchedsevenstronginnings.Michael BrantleyandEdwinEncarnacion homered. Marlins10,Phillies5: Miamijumped outtoabigleadthankstohomersby BrianAndersonandCameronMaybin. Orioles6,Rangers5: BaltimoresurvivedwhenCarlosTocciwasthrown outattheplatetoendthegame. RedSox5,BlueJays2: Xander Bogaertshomeredforthe“rst-place RedSox. Nationals6,Mets1: JeremyHellickson allowedjustoneruninsixinnings. Braves5,Diamondbacks1: JulioTeheranthrew61/3shutoutinnings. Pirates7,Brewers6,10innings: JoshBellstwo-rundoublewonitfor Pittsburgh. Tigers6,Astros3: FormerTigerJustin Verlandergaveupfourhomers. Twins11,Rays7,10innings: Brian Dozierhitawalk-offgrandslam. WhiteSox10,Royals1: YoanMoncada andDanielPalkahomered. Cardinals6,Reds4: St.Louiswonits “rstgamesince“ringMikeMatheny. Rockies4,Mariners3: TrevorStoryhit awalk-offhomer. Dodgers5,Angels3: ClaytonKershaw struckouteight. Athletics6,Giants2: StephenPiscotty homeredtobackSeanManaea. Cubs7,Padres4: ChicagobeatupSan DiegosErikLauerearlyandhungon. MONDAYSGAMES Nonescheduled(All-Starbreak) TUESDAYSGAME MLBAll-StarGame: NationalLeague vs.AmericanLeague,8p.m.


The Sun / Monday, July 16, 2018 SP Page 5 SCOREBOARD PRO BASEBALLAMERICAN LEAGUEAll times EasternEAST DIVISION W L PCT. GB Boston 68 30 .694 „ New York 62 33 .653 4 Tampa Bay 49 47 .510 18 Toronto 43 52 .453 23 Baltimore 28 69 .289 39 CENTRAL DIVISION W L PCT. GB Cleveland 52 43 .547 „ Minnesota 44 50 .468 7 Detroit 41 57 .418 12 Chicago 33 62 .347 19 Kansas City 27 68 .284 25 WEST DIVISION W L PCT. GB Houston 64 35 .646 „ Seattle 58 39 .598 5 Oakland 55 42 .567 8 Los Angeles 49 48 .505 14 Texas 41 56 .423 22Saturdays GamesBoston 6, Toronto 2, 10 innings Kansas City 5, Chicago White Sox 0 Tampa Bay 19, Minnesota 6 Houston 9, Detroit 1 Baltimore 1, Texas 0 L.A. Angels 5, L.A. Dodgers 4, 10 innings N.Y. Yankees 5, Cleveland 4 Colorado 4, Seattle 1 Oakland 4, San Francisco 3Sundays GamesBaltimore 6, Texas 5 Boston 5, Toronto 2 Cleveland 5, N.Y. Yankees 2 Chicago White Sox 10, Kansas City 1 Detroit 6, Houston 3 Colorado 4, Seattle 3 Minnesota 11, Tampa Bay 7, 10 innings Oakland 6, San Francisco 2 L.A. Dodgers 5, L.A. Angels 3Tuesdays GamesNL vs. AL at Washington, D.C., 8:00 p.m.NATIONAL LEAGUEAll times Eastern EAST DIVISION W L PCT. GB Philadelphia 53 42 .558 „ Atlanta 52 42 .553 Washington 48 48 .500 5 Miami 41 57 .418 13 New York 39 55 .415 13 CENTRAL DIVISION W L PCT. GB Chicago 55 38 .591 „ Milwaukee 55 43 .561 2 St. Louis 48 46 .511 7 Pittsburgh 48 49 .495 9 Cincinnati 43 53 .448 13 WEST DIVISION W L PCT. GB Los Angeles 53 43 .552 „ A rizona 53 44 .546 Colorado 51 45 .531 2 San Francisco 50 48 .510 4 San Diego 40 59 .404 14Saturdays GamesPittsburgh 2, Milwaukee 1, 1st game Arizona 3, Atlanta 0 Cincinnati 8, St. Louis 2 Miami 2, Philadelphia 0 N.Y. Mets 7, Washington 4 Pittsburgh 6, Milwaukee 2, 2nd game L.A. Angels 5, L.A. Dodgers 4, 10 innings Colorado 4, Seattle 1 Oakland 4, San Francisco 3 Chicago Cubs 11, San Diego 6Sundays GamesMiami 10, Philadelphia 5 Washington 6, N.Y. Mets 1 Atlanta 5, Arizona 1 Pittsburgh 7, Milwaukee 6, 10 innings St. Louis 6, Cincinnati 4 Colorado 4, Seattle 3 Oakland 6, San Francisco 2 L.A. Dodgers 5, L.A. Angels 3 Chicago Cubs 7, San Diego 4Tuesdays GamesNL vs. AL at Washington, D.C., 8:00 p.m.Thursdays GamesSt. Louis at Chicago Cubs, 7:05 p.m.ALL-STAR ROSTERSTuesday at Nationals Park, Washington, D.C. (p-player ballot elected; m-choice of MLB; s-Sunday starter, inactive; i-injured, will not play; v-“nal vote winner) AMERICAN LEAGUEManager A.J. Hinch, HoustonSTARTERSCatcher „ Wilson Ramon, Tampa Bay (2) First Base „ Jose Abreu, Chicago (2) Second Base „ Jose Altuve, Houston (6) Third Base „ Jose Ramirez, Cleveland (2) Shortstop „ Manny Machado, Baltimore (4) Out“eld „ Mookie Betts, Red Sox (3); Mike Trout, Los Angeles (7); Aaron Judge, New York (2) Designated Hitter „ J.D. Martinez, Boston (2)PITCHERSRHPs „ m-Trevor Bauer, Cleveland (1); m-Jose Berrios, Minnesota (1); p-Gerrit Cole, Houston (2); p-Edwin Diaz, Seattle (1); m-Joe Jimenez, Detroit (1); p-Craig Kimbrel, Boston (7); pi-Corey Kluber, Cleveland (3); p-Luis Severino, New York (2); m-Blake Treinen, Oakland (1); s-Justin Verlander, Houston (7). LHPs „ p-Aroldis Chapman, New York (5); m-J.A. Happ, Toronto (1); p-Chris Sale, Boston (7); m-Blake Snell, Tampa Bay (1).RESERVESCatcher „ p-Salvador Perez, Kansas City (6) First Base „ p-Mitch Moreland, Boston (1) Second Base „ i-Gleyber Torres, New York (1); Jed Lowrie, Oakland (1) Third Base „ p-Alex Bregman, Houston (1) Shortstop „ p-Francisco Lindor, Cleveland (3); v-Jean Segura, Seattle (2). Out“eld „ p-Michael Brantley, Cleveland (3); p-Shin-Soo Choo, Texas (1); p-Mitch Haniger, Seattle (1); p-George Springer, Houston (2) Designated Hitter „ p-Nelson Cruz, Seattle (6)NATIONAL LEAGUEManager Dave Roberts, L.A. DodgersSTARTERSCatcher „ Willson Contreras, Chicago (1) First Base „ Freddie Freeman, Atlanta (3) Second Base „ Javier Baez, Chicago (1) Third Base „ Nolan Arenado, Colorado (4) Shortstop „ Brandon Crawford, San Francisco (2) Out“eld „ Nick Markakis, Atlanta (1); Matt Kemp, Los Angeles (3); Bryce Harper, Washington (6)PITCHERSRHPs „ p-Jacob deGrom, New York (2); p-Mike Foltynewicz, Atlanta (1); m-Kenley Jansen, Los Angeles (3); m-Miles Mikolas, St. Louis (1); p-Aaron Nola, Philadelphia (1); p-Max Scherzer, Washington (6); m-Ross Stripling, Los Angeles (1). LHPs „ m-Patrick Corbin, Arizona (2); pSean Doolittle, Washington (2); p-Josh Hader, Milwaukee (1); p-Brad Hand, San Diego (2); p-Jon Lester, Chicago (5); m-Felipe Vazquez, Pittsburgh (1)RESERVESCatchers „ p,i-Buster Posey, Giants (6); m-J.T. Realmuto, Miami (1); r-Yadier Molina, St. Louis (9). First Base „ m-Paul Goldschmidt, Arizona (6); p-Joey Votto, Cincinnati (6); v-Jesus Aguilar, Milwaukee (1). Second Base „ p-Ozzie Albies, Atlanta (1); mScooter Gennett, Cincinnati (1) Third Base „ p-Eugenio Suarez, Cincinnati (1) Shortstop „ p-Trevor Story, Colorado (1) Out“eld „ p-Charlie Blackmon, Colorado (3); pLorenzo Cain, Milwaukee (2); p-Christian Yelich, Milwaukee (1)ODDSPREGAME.COM LINEMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Today All STAR GAMEFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE Amrcn League -122 at Natl League +112 Updated Odds Available at Pregame.comTRANSACTIONSBASEBALLAmerican LeagueBOSTON RED SOX „ Activated LHP Brian Johnson from the 10-day DL. Placed LHP Eduardo Rodriguez on the 10-day DL. LOS ANGELES ANGELS „ Optioned INF Jose Fernandez to Salt Lake (PCL). Recalled RHP Eduardo Paredes from Salt Lake. NEW YORK YANKEES „ Optioned OF Clint Fr a zi e r to Sc r a n to n / W ilk es -B a rr e ( IL ) National LeagueCHICAGO CUBS „ Placed OF Albert Almora Jr. on the family medical emergency list. Recalled INF David Bote from Iowa (PCL). MILWAUKEE BREWERS „ Placed INF Jonathan Villar on the 10-day DL. Recalled OF Brett Phillips from Colorado Springs (PCL). Returned RHP Aaron Wilkerson (26th man) to Colorado Springs. SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS „ Placed RHP Jeff Samardzija on the 10-day DL. Recalled INF Kelby Tomlinson from Sacramento (PCL). WASHINGTON NATIONALS „ Recalled RHP Trevor Gott from Syracuse (IL). Optioned RHP Austin Voth to Syracuse.American AssociationCLEBURNE RAILROADERS „ Released RHP Torey Deshazier. WINNIPEG GOLDEYES „ Signed OF Josh McAdams.Can-Am LeagueQUEBEC CAPITALES „ Signed INF Riley MacDonald. Released RHPs Dany Paradis-Giroux and Joey Maher. TROIS-RIVIERES AIGLES „ Released RHP Phil Walby.SOCCERMAJOR LEAGUE SOCCERAll times EasternEASTERN CONFERENCE W L T PTS GF GAAtlanta United FC 12 4 5 41 43 24 New York City FC 12 4 4 40 40 24 New York 11 5 2 35 37 19 Columbus 8 7 6 30 24 25 New England 7 5 7 28 32 28 Montreal 9 12 0 27 26 35 Philadelphia 7 9 3 24 25 30 Chicago 6 10 5 23 33 41 Orlando City 7 11 1 22 27 42 Toronto FC 4 11 4 16 30 38 D.C. United 3 7 5 14 26 30WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T PTS GF GAFC Dallas 11 3 5 38 31 22 Los Angeles FC 10 4 5 35 41 28 Sporting Kansas City 9 5 6 33 37 27 Portland 8 3 6 30 26 22 Real Salt Lake 9 9 2 29 29 37 LA Galaxy 8 7 4 28 34 30 Houston 7 6 5 26 36 26 Vancouver 7 8 5 26 30 40 Minnesota United 7 11 1 22 26 38 Seattle 4 9 5 17 16 23 Colorado 4 11 4 16 22 32 San Jose 2 11 6 12 29 393 points for victory, 1 point for tieSaturdays GamesNew York 3, Sporting Kansas City 2 New York City FC 2, Columbus 0 LA Galaxy 3, New England 2 Montreal 2, San Jose 0 D.C. United 3, Vancouver 1 FC Dallas 3, Chicago 1 Minnesota United 3, Real Salt Lake 2 Orlando City 2, Toronto FC 1 Houston 0, Colorado 0, tieSundays GamesSeattle 1, Atlanta United FC 1, tie Portland 0, Los Angeles FC 0, tieWednesdays GamesNew England at Minnesota United, 8 p.m.NATIONAL WOMENS SOCCER LEAGUEAll times Eastern W L T PTS GF GA North Carolina 14 1 3 45 41 14 Seattle 8 4 5 29 19 14 Orlando 8 6 4 28 26 25 Chicago 7 4 7 28 26 22 Portland 6 5 5 23 24 20 Utah 5 6 6 21 14 18 Houston 5 6 5 20 20 25 Washington 2 11 4 10 11 24 Sky Blue FC 0 12 3 3 11 30 3 points for victory, 1 point for tie.Wednesdays MatchesNorth Carolina 2, Washington 0Houston 3, Orlando 1Seattle 1, Utah 0Saturdays MatchesNorth Carolina 4, Sky Blue FC 0 Orlando 2, Utah 1 Chicago 1, Seattle 0Sundays MatchHouston at Portland, lateFriday, July 20North Carolina at Utah, 10 p.m.FIFA WORLD CUPAll times EasternSEMIFINALS Tuesday At St. Petersburg, RussiaFrance 1, Belgium 0Wednesday At MoscowCroatia 2, England 1THIRD PLACE Saturday At St. Petersburg, RussiaBelgium 2, England 0WORLD CUP CHAMPIONSHIP Sunday At MoscowFrance 4, Croatia 2TENNISATP WORLD TOUR/WTA TOURWIMBLEDONSundays results at The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club, London (seedings in parentheses):Mens Singles Final Novak Djokovic (12), Serbia, def. Kevin Anderson (8), South Africa, 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (3).Mixed Doubles Final Alexander Peya (11), Austria and Nicole Melichar (11), United States, def. Jamie Murray, Britain and Victoria Azarenka, Belarus, 7-6 (1), 6-3.Juniors Mens Singles Final Chun Hsin Tseng (1), Taiwan, def. Jack Draper, Britain, 6-1, 6-7, 6-4.Juniors Mens Doubles Final Otto Virtanen, Finland and Yanki Erel, Turkey, def. Nicolas Mejia, Colombia and Ondrej Styler (6), Czech Republic, 7-6, 6-4.Juniors Womens Doubles Final Wang Xiyu, China and Wang Xinyu (1), China, def. Caty McNally, United States and Whitney Osuigwe (2), United States, 6-2, 6-1.PRO BASKETBALLWNBAAll times EasternEASTERN CONFERENCE W L PCT GBWashington 13 9 .591 „ Atlanta 12 9 .571 Connecticut 12 10 .545 1 New York 7 14 .333 5 Chicago 7 15 .318 6 Indiana 2 20 .091 11WESTERN CONFERENCE W L PCT GBSeattle 16 6 .727 „ Phoenix 15 8 .652 1 Los Angeles 14 9 .609 2 Dallas 12 9 .571 3 Minnesota 12 10 .545 4 Las Vegas 10 13 .435 6Saturdays GamesSeattle 91, Dallas 84Sundays GamesAtlanta 80, Washington 77 New York 107, Chicago 84 Phoenix 101, Indiana 82 Los Angeles 99, Las Vegas 78 Connecticut 83, Minnesota 64Mondays GamesNo games scheduledTuesdays GamesNew York at Dallas, 1 p.m. Atlanta at Connecticut, 7 p.m.AUTO RACINGNASCAR MONSTER ENERGY CUP QUAKER STATE 400Saturdays race at Kentucky Speedway, Sparta, Ky. Lap length: 1.5 miles(Starting position in parentheses)1. (1) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 267. 2. (7) Ryan Blaney, Ford, 267. 3. (4) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 267. 4. (5) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 267. 5. (3) Kevin Harvick, Ford, 267. 6. (9) Kurt Busch, Ford, 267. 7. (2) Erik Jones, Toyota, 267. 8. (12) Aric Almirola, Ford, 267. 9. (18) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 267. 10. (19) Joey Logano, Ford, 267. 11. (6) Paul Menard, Ford, 267. 12. (8) Clint Bowyer, Ford, 267. 13. (16) Chase Elliott, Chevrolet, 267. 14. (27) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 267. 15. (11) Daniel Suarez, Toyota, 267. 16. (36) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 267. 17. (22) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 267. 18. (24) David Ragan, Ford, 267. 19. (17) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 267. 20. (21) William Byron, Chevrolet, 267. 21. (10) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 267. 22. (13) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 266. 23. (20) Chris Buescher, Chevrolet, 266. 24. (23) Michael McDowell, Ford, 266. 25. (29) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 266. 26. (14) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 266. 27. (25) Bubba Wallace, Chevrolet, 264. 28. (30) Ross Chastain, Chevrolet, 263. 29. (28) Ty Dillon, Chevrolet, 263. 30. (26) AJ Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 262. 31. (31) Corey LaJoie, Chevrolet, 260. 32. (34) BJ McLeod, Chevrolet, 256. 33. (33) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 256. 34. (39) Timmy Hill, Toyota, 254. 35. (38) Jesse Little, Chevrolet, 253. 36. (35) Garrett Smithley, Chevrolet, 251. 37. (37) Matt DiBenedetto, Ford, Vibration, 200. 38. (32) JJ Yeley, Toyota, Engine, 199. 39. (15) Alex Bowman, Chevrolet, Accident, 108.Race StatisticsAverage Speed of Winner: 150.454 mph. Time of Race: 2 hours, 39 minutes, 43 seconds. Margin of Victory: 1.901 seconds. Caution Flags: 4 for 22 laps. Lead Changes: 14 among 7 drivers. Lap Leaders: M. Truex Jr. 1-37; B. Keselowski 38; R. Blaney 39; Kurt Busch 40-60; J. Logano 61-62; A. Bowman 63; J. Johnson 64-66; M. Truex Jr. 67-84; J. Logano 85-87; Kurt Busch 88-97; M. Truex Jr. 98-163; B. Keselowski 164-200; M. Truex Jr. 201-209; Kurt Busch 210-223; M. Truex Jr. 224-267. Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Lead, Laps Led): M. Truex Jr. 5 times for 174 laps; Kurt Busch 3 times for 45 laps; B. Keselowski 2 times for 38 laps; J. Logano 2 times for 5 laps; J. Johnson 1 time for 3 laps; A. Bowman 1 time for 1 lap; R. Blaney 1 time for 1 lap.VERIZON INDYCARHONDA INDY TORONTOSunday at Exhibition Place, Toronto, Ontario Lap length: 1.786 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (2) Scott Dixon, Dallara-Honda, 85 laps, Running 2. (3) Simon Pagenaud, Dallara-Chevrolet, 85 laps, Running 3. (10) Robert Wickens, Dallara-Honda, 85 laps, Running 4. (9) James Hinchcliffe, Dallara-Honda, 85 laps, Running 5. (20) Charlie Kimball, Dallara-Chevrolet, 85 laps, Running 6. (15) Tony Kanaan, Dallara-Chevrolet, 85 laps, Running 7. (22) Zach Veach, Dallara-Honda, 85 laps, Running 8. (5) Alexander Rossi, Dallara-Honda, 85 laps, Running 9. (1) Josef Newgarden, Dallara-Chevrolet, 85 laps, Running 10. (14) Marco Andretti, Dallara-Honda, 85 laps, Running 11. (8) Jordan King, Dallara-Chevrolet, 85 laps, Running 12. (21) Ed Jones, Dallara-Honda, 85 laps, Running 13. (11) Conor Daly, Dallara-Chevrolet, 85 laps, Running 14. (23) Zachary Claman De Melo, Dallara-Honda, 85 laps, Running 15. (12) Matheus Leist, Dallara-Chevrolet, 85 laps, Running 16. (6) Ryan Hunter-Reay, Dallara-Honda, 84 laps, Running 17. (19) Rene Binder, Dallara-Chevrolet, 83 laps, Running 18. (4) Will Power, Dallara-Chevrolet, 83 laps, Running 19. (17) Sebastien Bourdais, Dallara-Honda, 83 laps, Running 20. (16) Spencer Pigot, Dallara-Chevrolet, 76 laps, Contact 21. (13) Graham Rahal, Dallara-Honda, 68 laps, Running 22. (7) Takuma Sato, Dallara-Honda, 66 laps, Contact 23. (18) Max Chilton, Dallara-Chevrolet, 34 laps, ContactRace StatisticsAverage Speed of Race Winner: 93.898 mph. Time of Race: 01:37:00.3100. Margin of Victory: 5.2701 seconds. Cautions: 3 for 12 laps. Lead Changes: 9 among 8 drivers. Lap Leaders: Newgarden 1-22, Power 23, King 2429, Newgarden 30-32, Dixon 33-54, Pagenaud 55, Kanaan 56, Kimball 57, Pigot 58, Dixon 59-85. Points: Dixon 53, Pagenaud 41, Wickens 35, Hinchcliffe 32, Kimball 31, Kanaan 29, Veach 26, Newgarden 24, King 20, Jones 18, Daly 17, Claman De Melo 16, Leist 15, Hunter-Reay 14, Power 13, Pigot 11, Rahal 9, Sato 8, Chilton 7.GOLFPGA TOURJOHN DEERE CLASSICSunday at TPC Deere Run, Silvis, Ill. Purse: $5.8 million; Yardage: 7,268; Par: 71 (35-36) FINAL Michael Kim (500), $1,044,000 63-64-64-66„257 -27 Bronson Burgoon (184), $382,800 68-62-66-69„265 -19 Joel Dahmen (184), $382,800 64-71-65-65„265 -19 Francesco Molinari (184), $382,800 65-66-70-64„265 -19 Sam Ryder (184), $382,800 66-66-67-66„265 -19 Harold Varner III (100), $208,800 67-65-66-68„266 -18 Chad Campbell (80), $168,780 66-70-66-66„268 -16 John Huh (80), $168,780 70-63-69-66„268 -16 Keith Mitchell (80), $168,780 67-68-66-67„268 -16 Andres Romero (80), $168,780 64-71-64-69„268 -16 Kevin Streelman (80), $168,780 66-71-66-65„268 -16 Scott Brown (59), $117,450 65-72-65-67„269 -15 Tyler Duncan (59), $117,450 66-72-63-68„269 -15 Matt Jones (59), $117,450 68-63-66-72„269 -15 Steve Wheatcroft (59), $117,450 62-68-71-68„269 -15 Mackenzie Hughes (47), $81,366 72-65-68-65„270 -14 Zach Johnson (47), $81,366 69-70-67-64„270 -14 Whee Kim (47), $81,366 65-68-70-67„270 -14 David Hearn (47), $81,366 66-64-70-70„270 -14 Parker McLachlin (47), $81,366 66-66-70-68„270 -14 Seamus Power (47), $81,366 68-68-65-69„270 -14 Johnson Wagner (47), $81,366 64-66-70-70„270 -14 Dominic Bozzelli (34), $48,886 70-65-71-65„271 -13 John Merrick (34), $48,886 66-70-70-65„271 -13 Joaquin Niemann, $48,886 69-69-68-65„271 -13 Derek Fathauer (34), $48,886 68-67-68-68„271 -13 Fabin Gmez (34), $48,886 66-70-67-68„271 -13 Chris Kirk (34), $48,886 66-72-66-67„271 -13 Richy Werenski (34), $48,886 68-69-67-67„271 -13 Jason Bohn (26), $36,830 69-66-68-69„272 -12 Robert Garrigus (26), $36,830 68-64-68-72„272 -12 Patton Kizzire (26), $36,830 70-69-66-67„272 -12 Chris Stroud (26), $36,830 68-68-67-69„272 -12 Hunter Mahan (18), $27,453 70-67-69-67„273 -11 C.T. Pan (18), $27,453 68-71-66-68„273 -11 Vaughn Taylor (18), $27,453 67-70-68-68„273 -11 Austin Cook (18), $27,453 69-69-66-69„273 -11 Cody Gribble (18), $27,453 72-66-65-70„273 -11 J.J. Henry (18), $27,453 68-66-69-70„273 -11 Denny McCarthy (18), $27,453 65-69-66-73„273 -11 John Senden (18), $27,453 72-66-67-68„273 -11 Nick Taylor (18), $27,453 64-71-68-70„273 -11 Blayne Barber (11), $18,096 69-69-68-68„274 -10 Ricky Barnes (11), $18,096 70-69-67-68„274 -10 Nick Hardy, $18,096 66-73-69-66„274 -10 Troy Merritt (11), $18,096 72-67-68-67„274 -10 Dylan Meyer, $18,096 68-68-72-66„274 -10 Patrick Rodgers (11), $18,096 66-69-71-68„274 -10 Steve Stricker (11), $18,096 70-66-71-67„274 -10 Stuart Appleby (8), $13,990 67-70-71-67„275 -9 Corey Conners (8), $13,990 66-72-69-68„275 -9 Tom Lovelady (8), $13,990 70-69-70-66„275 -9 Hudson Swafford (8), $13,990 68-69-72-66„275 -9 Kevin Tway (8), $13,990 69-69-71-66„275 -9 Matt Atkins (6), $13,108 66-71-67-72„276 -8 Ryan Blaum (6), $13,108 67-69-72-68„276 -8 Andrew Landry (6), $13,108 71-68-67-70„276 -8 Ryan Moore (6), $13,108 70-69-70-67„276 -8 Conrad Shindler (6), $13,108 67-72-70-67„276 -8 Lanto Grif“n (5), $12,644 66-72-69-70„277 -7 Sam Saunders (5), $12,644 72-67-67-71„277 -7 Nick Watney (5), $12,644 68-69-71-69„277 -7 Kelly Kraft (4), $12,354 66-71-71-70„278 -6 Mark Wilson (4), $12,354 71-67-71-69„278 -6 Arjun Atwal (4), $12,006 69-70-70-71„280 -4 J.T. Poston (4), $12,006 69-70-68-73„280 -4 Ben Silverman (4), $12,006 72-67-70-71„280 -4 Brett Stegmaier (4), $12,006 67-71-70-72„280 -4 Tommy Gainey (3), $11,658 70-68-69-74„281 -3 Nicholas Lindheim (3), $11,658 68-70-71-72„281 -3 Kris Blanks (3), $11,484 71-67-71-73„282 -2 MADE CUT; DID NOT FINISH Martin Flores (3), $11,136 72-67-71„210 -3 Bill Haas (3), $11,136 69-70-71„210 -3 Chesson Hadley (3), $11,136 69-67-74„210 -3 David Lingmerth (3), $11,136 71-67-72„210 -3 George McNeill (3), $11,136 69-69-72„210 -3 Sean McCarty, $10,730 68-71-72„211 -2 Ryan Palmer (2), $10,730 67-70-74„211 -2 Andrew Putnam (2), $10,556 69-69-74„212 -1 D.J. Trahan (2), $10,440 68-70-75„213 E Brian Stuard (2), $10,324 69-70-75„214 +1 Brendon de Jonge (2), $10,208 68-68-80„216 +3EUROPEAN TOURABERDEEN ASSET MANAGEMENT SCOTTISH OPENSundays leaders at Gullane GC, East Lothian, Scotland; Purse: $7 million; Yardage: 7,133; Par: 70 FINAL Brandon Stone, South Africa 70-64-66-60„260 Eddie Pepperell, England 67-63-70-64„264 Luke List, United States 63-69-69-64„265 Trevor Immelman, South Africa 68-64-68-65„265 Jens Dantorp, Sweden 64-65-68-68„265 Thomas Pieters, Belgium 68-68-64-66„266 Rickie Fowler, United States 64-66-68-68„266 Ryan Fox, New Zealand 67-68-63-68„266 Stephen Gallacher, Scotland 70-66-65-66„267 Justin Rose, England 67-66-67-67„267 Dean Burmeister, South Africa 68-67-65-67„267 Aaron Rai, England 69-63-67-68„267 Tyrrell Hatton, England 65-64-70-68„267 Richard Sterne, South Africa 65-71-68-64„268 Andrea Pavan, Italy 70-66-66-66„268 Marcel Siem, Germany 66-67-65-70„268 Scott Hend, Australia 66-69-63-70„268 Matthew Fitzpatrick, England 68-66-64-70„268 ALSO Charley Hoffman, United States 67-66-68-68„269 Patrick Reed, United States 65-69-69-67„270LPGA TOURMARATHON CLASSICSunday at Highland Meadows Golf Club, Sylvania, Ohio; Purse: $1.6 million; Yardage: 6,541; Par: 71 FINAL (x-won on “rst playoff hole; a-amateur) x-Thidapa Suwannapura, $240,000 65-69-71-65„270 -14 Brittany Lincicome, $149,262 68-68-67-67„270 -14 Brooke M. Henderson, $108,279 67-66-69-69„271 -13 Austin Ernst, $83,762 68-71-67-66„272 -12 Daniela Darquea, $52,301 75-64-66-68„273 -11 Mirim Lee, $52,301 66-70-69-68„273 -11 Emma Talley, $52,301 68-67-70-68„273 -11 Jacqui Concolino, $52,301 66-69-69-69„273 -11 Wichanee Meechai, $29,197 67-72-70-65„274 -10 Sandra Changkija, $29,197 68-72-68-66„274 -10 Caroline Hedwall, $29,197 66-67-74-67„274 -10 Mel Reid, $29,197 70-71-65-68„274 -10 Mina Harigae, $29,197 68-69-69-68„274 -10 Celine Herbin, $29,197 69-67-69-69„274 -10 Angela Stanford, $29,197 73-65-65-71„274 -10 Nanna Koerstz Madsen, $21,302 68-72-68-67„275 -9 P.K. Kongkraphan, $21,302 72-70-65-68„275 -9 a-Jennifer Kupcho 68-71-66-70„275 -9 Caroline Inglis, $21,302 67-69-69-70„275 -9 Yu Liu, $18,142 71-71-69-65„276 -8 Wei-Ling Hsu, $18,142 68-70-71-67„276 -8 Pannarat Thanapolboonyaras, $18,142 74-65-69-68„276 -8 Katherine Perry, $18,142 68-69-68-71„276 -8 Christina Kim, $18,142 67-69-69-71„276 -8 Chella Choi, $14,476 68-70-71-68„277 -7 Brianna Do, $14,476 69-69-70-69„277 -7 Charley Hull, $14,476 73-69-65-70„277 -7 Marina Alex, $14,476 68-72-67-70„277 -7 Mo Martin, $14,476 69-68-70-70„277 -7 Xiyu Lin, $14,476 67-73-66-71„277 -7 In Gee Chun, $14,476 66-69-70-72„277 -7 Angel Yin, $11,155 71-68-72-67„278 -6 Haru Nomura, $11,155 71-70-68-69„278 -6 Brittany Marchand, $11,155 70-68-70-70„278 -6 Cydney Clanton, $11,155 69-72-66-71„278 -6 Annie Park, $11,155 67-72-68-71„278 -6 Kris Tamulis, $11,155 67-72-68-71„278 -6 Stacy Lewis, $8,703 68-73-72-66„279 -5 Robynn Ree, $8,703 72-70-70-67„279 -5 Peiyun Chien, $8,703 69-73-68-69„279 -5 Benyapa Niphatsophon, $8,703 72-70-66-71„279 -5 Lexi Thompson, $8,703 70-68-70-71„279 -5 Yani Tseng, $8,703 66-72-70-71„279 -5 Tiffany Joh, $6,962 70-71-70-69„280 -4 Jennifer Song, $6,962 70-71-69-70„280 -4 Lee-Anne Pace, $6,962 70-68-69-73„280 -4 Jaye Marie Green, $6,962 70-69-67-74„280 -4 In-Kyung Kim, $6,962 66-70-69-75„280 -4 Alena Sharp, $5,863 71-71-71-68„281 -3 Pornanong Phatlum, $5,863 72-67-72-70„281 -3 Sherman Santiwiwatthanaphong, $5,863 72-69-68-72„281 -3 Ally McDonald, $5,863 70-72-66-73„281 -3 Sei Young Kim, $5,311 69-72-73-68„282 -2 Cheyenne Woods, $5,311 70-69-71-72„282 -2 Martina Edberg, $5,067 71-69-70-73„283 -1 Hyo Joo Kim, $4,495 69-73-74-68„284 E Cindy LaCrosse, $4,495 68-74-73-69„284 E Julieta Granada, $4,495 71-71-70-72„284 E Allison Emrey, $4,495 67-75-69-73„284 E Katelyn Dambaugh, $4,495 66-72-73-73„284 E Ola“a Kristinsdottir, $4,495 70-68-71-75„284 E Mind Muangkhumsakul, $3,882 70-72-74-69„285 +1 Alison Lee, $3,882 73-68-74-70„285 +1 Celine Boutier, $3,882 72-70-72-71„285 +1 Camilla Lennarth, $3,882 70-71-72-72„285 +1 Beth Allen, $3,677 72-70-71-73„286 +2 a-Bianca Pagdanganan 71-68-74-74„287 +3 Dori Carter, $3,596 72-70-69-76„287 +3 Paula Reto, $3,473 75-67-73-73„288 +4 Luna Sobron, $3,473 71-71-72-74„288 +4 Emily Pedersen, $3,350 68-71-76-75„290 +6PGA TOUR CHAMPIONSCONSTELLATION SENIOR PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIPSunday at Exmoor Country Club, Highland Park, Ill. Purse: $2.8 million; Yardage: 7,149; Par: 72 (36-36) FINAL (x-won on second playoff hole) x-Vijay Singh, $420,000 68-67-66-67„268 -20 Jeff Maggert, $246,400 66-68-66-68„268 -20 Brandt Jobe, $201,600 67-67-70-66„270 -18 Jerry Kelly, $151,200 69-71-67-64„271 -17 Scott McCarron, $151,200 67-68-65-71„271 -17 Bart Bryant, $95,200 66-69-65-72„272 -16 Scott Parel, $95,200 67-66-70-69„272 -16 Kenny Perry, $95,200 65-70-69-68„272 -16 Duffy Waldorf, $95,200 70-71-67-64„272 -16 Glen Day, $67,200 66-69-69-69„273 -15 Miguel Angel Jimnez, $67,200 71-69-67-66„273 -15 Mike Small, $67,200 65-71-66-71„273 -15 Woody Austin, $56,000 69-67-69-69„274 -14 Tom Byrum, $50,400 67-68-68-72„275 -13 Clark Dennis, $50,400 68-69-66-72„275 -13 Wes Short, Jr., $50,400 67-70-68-70„275 -13 Kevin Sutherland, $42,093 71-65-72-68„276 -12 Bernhard Langer, $42,093 68-67-67-74„276 -12 Larry Mize, $42,093 69-72-66-69„276 -12 Rocco Mediate, $34,720 68-70-69-70„277 -11 Jesper Parnevik, $34,720 72-70-67-68„277 -11 Ken Tanigawa, $34,720 69-68-70-70„277 -11 Jerry Smith, $30,800 70-66-68-74„278 -10 Marco Dawson, $27,370 71-68-70-70„279 -9 Scott Dunlap, $27,370 70-70-68-71„279 -9 Kent Jones, $27,370 76-70-68-65„279 -9 Peter Lonard, $27,370 73-64-72-70„279 -9 Joey Sindelar, $22,680 71-69-73-67„280 -8 David Toms, $22,680 74-69-69-68„280 -8 Kirk Triplett, $22,680 72-68-70-70„280 -8 Willie Wood, $22,680 72-69-67-72„280 -8 Stephen Ames, $16,342 69-75-68-69„281 -7 Tommy Armour III, $16,342 73-71-72-65„281 -7 Paul Broadhurst, $16,342 71-72-68-70„281 -7 Mark Calcavecchia, $16,342 71-70-69-71„281 -7 Paul Goydos, $16,342 74-72-67-68„281 -7 Gary Hallberg, $16,342 72-70-69-70„281 -7 Tom Pernice Jr., $16,342 72-75-69-65„281 -7 Phillip Price, $16,342 71-71-71-68„281 -7 Esteban Toledo, $16,342 73-69-68-71„281 -7 Jay Haas, $16,342 70-70-67-74„281 -7 Scott Verplank, $16,342 72-66-69-74„281 -7 Carlos Franco, $11,200 71-71-69-71„282 -6 Doug Garwood, $11,200 71-69-69-73„282 -6 Tom Lehman, $11,200 69-75-68-70„282 -6 Colin Montgomerie, $11,200 72-68-70-72„282 -6 Tim Petrovic, $11,200 70-73-69-70„282 -6 Tommy Tolles, $11,200 68-70-73-71„282 -6 Todd Hamilton, $9,240 73-71-70-69„283 -5 Bob Estes, $7,840 69-72-72-71„284 -4 Steve Flesch, $7,840 71-72-67-74„284 -4 Skip Kendall, $7,840 74-70-71-69„284 -4 Rod Spittle, $7,840 69-70-73-72„284 -4 David McKenzie, $6,440 71-71-71-72„285 -3 Corey Pavin, $6,440 70-73-72-70„285 -3 Gene Sauers, $6,440 71-70-71-73„285 -3 Michael Bradley, $5,740 76-68-75-67„286 -2 Jeff Sluman, $5,740 70-71-72-73„286 -2 Billy Andrade, $5,180 72-71-72-72„287 -1 David Frost, $5,180 70-72-73-72„287 -1 Mark Brooks, $4,060 71-72-73-72„288 E Joe Durant, $4,060 73-75-71-69„288 E Mike Goodes, $4,060 71-72-69-76„288 E Lee Janzen, $4,060 70-71-71-76„288 E Miguel Angel Martin, $4,060 76-71-71-70„288 E Billy Mayfair, $4,060 75-70-70-73„288 E Fran Quinn, $3,080 72-75-72-70„289 +1 Hale Irwin, $2,716 73-75-70-72„290 +2 Sandy Lyle, $2,716 71-73-76-70„290 +2 Russ Cochran, $2,464 71-73-72-75„291 +3 Olin Browne, $2,296 74-76-71-71„292 +4 Brian Henninger, $2,044 74-74-72-73„293 +5 Mark OMeara, $2,044 74-71-74-74„293 +5 Jay Don Blake, $1,848 71-71-72-80„294 +6 Steve Pate, $1,736 78-73-72-72„295 +7 Tom Kite, $1,624 71-78-74-74„297 +9USGAU.S. SENIOR WOMENS OPENSunday at Chicago Golf Club, Wheaton, Ill. Purse: $1 million Yardage: 6,279; Par: 73 FINAL (a-amateur) Laura Davies, $180,000 71-71-66-68„276 -16 Juli Inkster, $108,000 73-72-68-73„286 -6 Trish Johnson, $68,650 71-71-73-73„288 -4 Danielle Ammaccapane, $48,110 75-71-71-74„291 -1 Yuko Saito, $40,071 76-71-73-74„294 +2 Helen Alfredsson, $33,782 72-79-73-71„295 +3 Liselotte Neumann, $33,782 71-76-76-72„295 +3 Tammie Green Parker, $27,327 76-75-79-67„297 +5 Rosie Jones, $27,327 77-73-71-76„297 +5 a-Martha Leach 78-75-72-73„298 +6 Suzy Green-Roebuck, $23,849 75-75-74-74„298 +6 Jamie Fischer, $18,174 74-77-77-71„299 +7 Cathy Johnston-Forbes, $18,174 79-72-76-72„299 +7 Marilyn Lovander, $18,174 73-76-76-74„299 +7 Alicia Dibos, $18,174 73-76-75-75„299 +7 Barb Moxness, $18,174 76-72-74-77„299 +7 Barb Mucha, $18,174 74-73-73-79„299 +7 Susie Redman, $14,210 74-75-76-75„300 +8 Laurel Kean, $12,972 80-74-76-72„302 +10 Michele Redman, $12,972 78-73-74-77„302 +10 Suzanne Strudwick, $11,377 74-78-76-76„304 +12 Kristi Albers, $11,377 78-72-77-77„304 +12 Maggie Will, $9,331 80-73-77-75„305 +13 Lorie Kane, $9,331 76-74-81-74„305 +13 Lisa Grimes, $9,331 74-81-76-74„305 +13 a-Patricia Ehrhart 75-74-79-77„305 +13 Elaine Crosby, $9,331 70-78-76-81„305 +13 Hollis Stacy, $7,438 77-76-77-76„306 +14 Jean Bartholomew, $7,438 73-82-76-75„306 +14 Nanci Bowen, $7,438 80-75-78-73„306 +14 Jane Crafter, $7,438 82-74-77-73„306 +14 Jenny Lidback, $6,645 77-79-73-78„307 +15 a-Ellen Port 79-74-76-79„308 +16 Christa Johnson, $6,181 76-79-77-76„308 +16 Eriko Gejo, $6,181 79-78-78-73„308 +16 Missie Berteotti, $5,717 76-74-77-82„309 +17 Martha Nause, $5,211 74-82-77-77„310 +18 Barb Bun kowsky, $5,211 77-74-75-84„310 +18 Lisa DePaulo, $5,211 80-75-81-74„310 +18 a-Sue Wooster 81-76-78-76„311 +19 Cindy Figg-Currier, $4,767 78-78-79-76„311 +19 Carolyn Hill, $4,458 79-78-74-81„312 +20 Amy Alcott, $4,458 77-80-78-77„312 +20 Becky Iverson, $4,045 77-81-77-79„314 +22 a-Akemi Nakata Khaiat 78-80-78-78„314 +22 So“a Gronberg Whitmore, $4,045 80-76-80-78„314 +22 a-Kathy Kurata 75-81-79-80„315 +23 Cathy Panton-Lewis, $3,735 78-79-83-75„315 +23 Kay Cockerill, $3,426 74-84-80-78„316 +24 Betsy King, $3,426 78-77-83-78„316 +24 Jane Geddes, $3,116 80-78-84-75„317 +25 Pat Bradley, $2,930 78-78-81-82„319 +27 Nancy Taylor, $2,745 74-82-80-86„322 +30 a-Marie-Therese Torti 76-82-83-81„322 +30 Laurie B rower, $2,566 83-75-86-79„323 +31WEB.COM TOURUTAH CHAMPIONSHIPSunday at Oakridge Country Club, Farmington, Utah; Purse: $700,000; Yardage: 7,045; Par: 71 FINAL Cameron Champ, $126,000 61-64-67-68„260 Steven Ihm, $75,600 63-65-68-65„261 Sam Burns, $47,600 67-63-68-64„262 Erik Barnes, $30,800 65-66-66-66„263 Jim Knous, $30,800 65-64-62-72„263 Andres Gonzales, $23,450 67-66-61-70„264 Sebastin Muoz, $23,450 66-66-66-66„264 Bhavik Patel, $23,450 65-64-65-70„264 Jimmy Stanger, $19,600 67-66-66-66„265 Martin Trainer, $19,600 63-71-67-64„265 Joseph Bramlett, $15,400 67-68-67-64„266 Brandon Crick, $15,400 70-66-64-66„266 Luke Guthrie, $15,400 63-67-66-70„266 Kyle Jones, $15,400 69-63-67-67„266 Wade Bin“eld, $12,250 66-70-69-62„267 Nick Rousey, $12,250 66-71-65-65„267 Sebastian Cappelen, $9,160 68-67-65-68„268 Derek Ernst, $9,160 64-69-67-68„268 Julin Etulain, $9,160 66-70-67-65„268 Matt Fast, $9,160 72-63-66-67„268 Joey Garber, $9,160 66-65-68-69„268 Nelson Ledesma, $9,160 70-67-66-65„268 Kevin Lucas, $9,160 71-65-70-62„268 Patrick Fishburn, $5,381 67-67-68-67„269 Seann Harlingten, $5,381 68-68-67-66„269 Rico Hoey, $5,381 66-69-66-68„269 Mark Hubbard, $5,381 67-66-68-68„269 Carlos Ortiz, $5,381 66-67-69-67„269 Dawie van der Walt, $5,381 68-67-68-66„269 Steven Alker, $5,381 66-69-65-69„269 Trevor Cone, $5,381 66-65-66-72„269 Scott Pinckney, $5,381 67-66-67-69„269 Anders Albertson, $3,833 65-70-65-70„270 John Chin, $3,833 67-67-69-67„270 Michael Hebert, $3,833 67-69-67-67„270 Hank Lebioda, $3,833 68-69-63-70„270 Max Rottluff, $3,833 67-66-69-68„270 Tom Whitney, $3,833 67-64-70-69„270 Mark Anderson, $2,940 69-67-69-66„271 Kevin Dougherty, $2,940 68-68-67-68„271 J.T. Grif“n, $2,940 66-68-68-69„271 Bo Hoag, $2,940 66-68-67-70„271 Michael Putnam, $2,940 68-68-70-65„271 Michael Johnson, $2,275 67-67-69-69„272 Jin Park, $2,275 68-67-66-71„272 Alejandro Tosti, $2,275 70-67-71-64„272 Tim Wilkinson, $2,275 65-66-69-72„272 Casey Wittenberg, $2,275 68-69-66-69„272 Jacques Blaauw, $1,939 69-64-70-70„273 Mark Blake“eld, $1,939 67-68-70-68„273 Rafael Campos, $1,939 68-66-70-69„273 Samuel Del Val, $1,939 66-68-72-67„273 Brad Hop“nger, $1,939 67-69-70-67„273 Justin Hueber, $1,939 69-68-69-67„273 Curtis Luck, $1,939 65-67-69-72„273 Jordan Niebrugge, $1,939 66-69-69-69„273 Roger Sloan, $1,939 68-68-67-70„273 Jared Wolfe, $1,939 68-69-66-70„273 Chris Baker, $1,806 69-68-69-68„274 Hunter Hamrick, $1,806 72-64-69-69„274 Max McGreevy, $1,806 67-68-70-69„274 Wes Roach, $1,806 70-66-69-69„274 Michael Tolladay, $1,806 68-67-71-68„274 Eric Axley, $1,750 68-69-67-71„275 Nyasha Mauchaza, $1,750 67-70-71-67„275 Alex Prugh, $1,750 72-64-70-69„275 Conner Godsey, $1,722 66-69-70-71„276 Ben Taylor, $1,708 67-70-73-67„277 Matt Harmon, $1,694 67-70-69-74„280 Patrick Newcomb, $1,680 67-65-75-75„282AMERICAN CENTURYSunday at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course Stateline, Nev.; Purse: $600,000; Yardage: 6,709; Par: 72 (a-amateur) FINAL (Stableford scoring: double eagle, 10 points; hole-in-one, 8; eagle, 6; birdie, 3; par, 1; bogey, 0; double bogey, (-2). a-Tony Romo 18 26 27 71 Mark Mulder, $60,000 16 31 21 68 Joe Pavelski, $30,000 25 23 18 66 Ray Allen, $30,000 14 24 28 66 Trent Dilfer, $18,125 24 19 19 62 Mardy Fish, $18,125 17 22 23 62 Jeremy Roenick, $14,200 19 17 22 58 Mark Rypien, $13,000 21 18 17 56 Eric Gagne, $12,000 19 13 23 55 John Smoltz, $11,000 21 14 18 53 Sterling Sharpe, $9,583 18 11 21 50 Steph Curry, $9,583 18 10 22 50 Andrew Bachelder, $9,583 20 7 23 50 Bret Saberhagen, $8,900 17 18 14 49 Bret Baier, $8,750 12 19 17 48 Jack Wagner, $8,500 17 13 17 47 Vinny Del Negro, $8,200 7 21 18 46 a-Aaron Rodgers 16 17 11 44 Adam Thielen, $7,600 15 18 11 44 Greg Maddux, $7,100 13 18 11 42 Mike Modano, $7,100 9 17 16 42 a-Robbie Gould 12 12 17 41 Derek Lowe, $6,725 14 9 18 41 Case Keenum, $6,250 18 10 12 40 Carson Palmer, $6,250 16 9 15 40 Bode Miller, $5,900 10 13 16 39 Alfonso Ribeiro, $5,700 18 11 6 35 Tom Glavine, $5,350 13 8 12 33 Brian Urlacher, $5,350 4 15 14 33 Ozzie Smith, $4,900 11 10 11 32 Dell Curry, $4,900 7 12 13 32 a-Doug Pederson 6 12 13 31 Joe Carter, $4,150 12 9 9 30 Colt Ford, $4,150 12 8 10 30 Trevor Hoffman, $4,150 11 9 10 30 Justin James, $4,150 7 7 16 30 David Wells, $3,700 12 10 7 29 Golden Tate, $3,700 10 8 11 29 a-Deron Williams 3 17 5 25 Tim Wake“eld, $3,400 3 12 10 25 Joe Don Rooney, $3,200 8 5 10 23 Jerome Bettis, $3,025 14 8 0 22 Ivan Rodriguez, $3,025 1 14 7 22 a-Larry Fitzgerald 9 4 9 22 Joe Theismann, $2,650 5 9 5 19 Jerry Rice, $2,650 1 4 14 19 Alex Smith, $2,500 1 11 2 14 TJ Oshie, $2,300 -3 11 3 11 Tim Brown, $2,300 7 -3 7 11 Lisa Cornwell, $2,300 0 1 10 11 a-Dan Quayle -2 6 5 9 Brian Kelly, $2,100 8 2 -3 7 Mike Eruzione, $1,925 4 -2 3 5 AJ Hawk, $1,925 5 -4 4 5 Roger Clemens, $1,925 6 -7 5 4 Urban Meyer, $1,925 3 -5 6 4 Brian Baumgartner, $1,800 1 -1 3 3 Jared Allen, $1,675 0 1 -2 -1 Jim McMahon, $1,675 0 -2 1 -1 Marcus Allen, $1,575 -1 0 -4 -5 a-Doug Flutie 0 -5 0 -5 Terrell Davis, $1,500 -6 -1 -2 -9 a-Ben Higgins 0 -8 -3 -11 Steve Young, $1,400 -7 3 -10 -14 Miles Teller, $1,375 -7 -1 -8 -16 a-Marvin Lewis -6 1 -14 -19 Charles Woodson, $1,325 -15 -4 -3 -22 a-Jay DeMarcus -9 -6 -8 -23 Willie Robertson, $1,275 -7 -12 -5 -24 Rob Riggle, $1,250 -10 -9 -6 -25 Ray Romano, $1,213 -6 -12 -8 -26 Chris Webber, $1,213 -6 -14 -6 -26 Vince Carter, $1,175 -11 -14 -2 -27 a-Kyle Lowry -6 -13 -11 -30 a-Reggie Bush -14 -14 -2 -30 Blake Bortles, $1,100 -10 -15 -7 -32 a-Sean Payton -8 -6 -19 -33 Larry the Cable Guy, $1,063 -18 -4 -11 -33 Trent Green, $1,040 -12 -10 -15 -37 Bruce McGill, $1,025 -10 -11 -19 -40 John OHurley, $1,025 -4 -19 -17 -40 a-Kathryn Tappen -18 -15 -8 -41 Herm Edwards, $1,000 -21 -5 -18 -44 Tim Simons, $1,000 -9 -15 -21 -45 a-Jared Goff -14 -16 -18 -48 Johnny Damon, $1,000 -26 -16 -10 -52 Kevin Nealon, $1,000 -25 -20 -17 -62 Al Michaels, $1,000 -27 -26 -15 -68 Gary LeVox, $1,000 -24 -28 -24 -76 a-DeMarcus Ware -32 -28 -30 -90 a-Charles Barkley -34 -29 -30 -93 Patrick Peterson, $1,000 12 11 WD 23CYCLINGTOUR DE FRANCENINTH STAGESunday, at Roubaix, France A 97-mile hilly ride from Arras Citadelle to Roubaix 1. John Degenkolb, Germany, Trek-Segafredo, 3:24:26. 2. Greg Van Avermaet, Belgium, BMC Racing Team, same time. 3. Yves Lampaert, Belgium, Quick-Step Floors, same time. 4. Philippe Gilbert, Belgium, Quick-Step Floors, :19 behind. 5. Peter Sagan, Slovakia, Bora-Hansgrohe, same time. 6. Jasper Stuyven, Belgium, Trek-Segafredo, same time. 7. Bob Jungels, Luxembourg, Quick-Step Floors, same time. 8. Andr Greipel, Germany, Lotto Soudal, :27. 9. Edvald Boasson Hagen, Norway, Dimension Data, same time. 10. Timothy Dupont, Belgium, Wanty-Groupe Gobert, same time. 11. Alexander Kristoff, Norway, UAE Team Emirates, same time. 12. Nils Politt, Germany, Katusha-Alpecin, same time. 13. Fernando Gaviria, Colombia, Quick-Step Floors, same time. 14. Sylvain Chavanel, France, Direct Energie, same time. 15. Warren Barguil, France, Fortuneo-Samsic, same time. 16. Geraint Thomas, Britain, Team Sky, same time. 17. Lilian Calmejane, France, Direct Energie, same time. 18. Alejandro Valverde, Spain, Movistar Team, same time. 19. Tom Dumoulin, Netherlands, Team Sunweb, same time. 20. Steven Kruijswijk, Netherlands, LottoNLJumbo, same time. Also 22. Chris Froome, Britain, Team Sky, same time. 24. Nairo Quintana, Colombia, Movistar, same time. 36. Romain Bardet, France, AG2R La Mondiale, :34. 58. Taylor Phinney, United States, EF Education First-Drapac, 1:55. 63. Chad Haga, United States, Sunweb, same time. 85. Tejay van Garderen, United States, BMC Racing, 5:47. 149. Ian Boswell, United States, Katusha Alpecin, 16:09.. 157. Lawson Craddock, United States, EF Education First-Drapac, same time. 159. Dylan Groenewegen, Netherlands, LottoNLJumbo, same time. DNF. Richie Porte, Australia, BMC Racing.Overall Standings (After nine stages)1. Greg Van Avermaet, Belgium, BMC Racing, 36:07:17. 2. Geraint Thomas, Britain, Sky, :43. 3. Philippe Gilbert, Belgium, Quick-Step Floors, :44. 4. Bob Jungels, Luxembourg, Quick-Step Floors, :50. 5. Alejandro Valverde, Spain, Movistar, 1:31. 6. Rafal Majka, Poland, Bora-Hansgrohe, 1:32. 7. Jakob Fuglsang, Denmark, Astana, 1:33. 8. Chris Froome, Britain, Sky, 1:42. 9. Adam Yates, Britain, Mitchelton-Scott, same time. 10. Mikel Landa, Spain, Movistar, same time. 11. Soren Kragh Andersen, Denmark, Sunweb, 1:43. 12. Vincenzo Nibali, Italy, Bahrain-Merida, 1:48. 13. Primoz Roglic, Slovenia, LottoNL-Jumbo, 1:57. 14. Bauke Mollema, Netherlands, Trek-Segafredo, 1:58. 15. Tom Dumoulin, Netherlands, Sunweb, 2:03. 16. Steven Kruijswijk, Netherlands, LottoNLJumbo, 2:06. 17. Romain Bardet, France, AG2R La Mondiale, 2:32. 18. Warren Barguil, France, Fortuneo-Samsic, 2:37. 19. Ilnur Zakarin, Russia, Katusha-Alpecin, 2:42. 20. Domenico Pozzovivo, Italy, Bahrain-Merida, 2:48.Also21. Nairo Quintana, Colombia, Movistar, 2:50. 22. Rigoberto Uran, Colombia, EF Education First-Drapac, 2:53. 23. Peter Sagan, Slovakia, Bora-Hansgrohe, 3:08. 30. Tejay van Garderen, United States, BMC Racing, 6:05. 51. Chad Haga, United States, Sunweb, 14:58. 134. Taylor Phinney, United States, EF Education First-Drapac, 40:05. 149. Ian Boswell, United States, Katusha Alpecin, 47:01. 167. Lawson Craddock, United States, EF Education First-Drapac, 1:20:01.TOUR DE FRANCE STAGESJuly 7 „ Stage 1: Noirmoutier-en-lIle„ Fontenay-le-Comte, ”at (201km-124.9 miles) (Stage: Fernando Gaviria, Colombia; Yellow Jersey: Gaviria)July 8 „ Stage 2: Mouilleron-Saint-Germain„ La Roche-sur-Yon, ”at (182.5-113.4) (Peter Sagan, Slovakia; Sagan)July 9 „ Stage 3: Cholet„Cholet, team time trial (35.5-22.1) (BMC Racing; Greg Van Avermaet, Belgium)July 10 „ Stage 4: La Baule„Sarzeau, ”at (195-121.2) (Gaviria; Van Avermaet)


Page 6 SP Monday, July 16, 2018 / The SunBy STEPHEN WHYNOAssociated PressRetired NHL goaltender Ray Emery, who helped the Ottawa Senators reach the final in 2007 and won the Stanley Cup with the Chicago Blackhawks in 2013, drowned in his hometown of Hamilton, Ontario. He was 35. Hamilton Police said Emery was identified as the victim of a swimming accident Sunday morning. Staff sergeant Paul Evans said police received a call just after 6 a.m. that an adult swimmer did not surface and that the Niagara Police assisted in the recovery effort. Emerys body was recovered just before 3 p.m. Sunday. Hamilton Police said a cause of death would be confirmed after a post-mortem. Nicknamed RazorŽ for his aggressive style, Emery played parts of 11 seasons with the Ottawa Senators, Philadelphia Flyers, Chicago Blackhawks and Anaheim Ducks from 2003-2015. He helped the Senators reach the Stanley Cup Final in 2007 and won it as a backup with the Blackhawks in 2013. Ray was an outstanding teammate and an extremely gifted goaltender,Ž Flyers president Paul Holmgren said. Rays talent, work ethic and determination helped him enjoy a successful 11-year NHL career.Ž Emery battled avascular necrosis, the same serious hip ailment that ended two-sport star Bo Jacksons career. He and fellow Blackhawks netminder Corey Crawford combined to win the William Jennings Trophy for allowing the leagues fewest goals during the lockout-shortened 2013 season and finished seventh in Vezina Trophy voting. The Blackhawks will fondly remember Ray as a fierce competitor, a good teammate and a Stanley Cup champion,Ž the team said in a statement. Throughout his career, Emery dealt with off-ice problems, including an incident of road rage, assault of a trainer in Russia and behavior that led to him being sent home from Ottawas training camp. Rays smile and intelligence made him a magnetic personality,Ž said Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Kyle Dubas, who knew Emery from junior hockey and the goalies stint with the American Hockey Leagues Marlies. You always rooted for him to reach his vast potential even as he went through the many ups and downs of his playing career.Ž Emery played in Zac Rinaldos charity hockey game Saturday night in Hamilton. After word of his death spread, condolences poured out from the hockey community. I will always remember Ray as a good person first & foremost,Ž friend and former teammate Dan Carcillo wrote on Twitter. I envied his demeanor. He had a contagious personality. People were drawn to him. ... I will never forget his selflessness. Man this hurts. Rest easy Uncle Ray Ray.Ž Former teammates lauded Emerys mentorship and leadership, especially in his final professional season in the AHL in 2015-16. Enforcer-turned-analyst Paul Bissonnette, a teammate with the AHLs Ontario Reign, said Emery would treat other players to dinner almost every night. Id heard nothing but great things before meeting him and it was true,Ž Bissonnette said. He was awesome. Great in the locker room and just made life enjoyable.ŽFormer NHL goalie Ray Emery drowns in Hamilton, OntarioAP PHOTORay Emery has drowned in his hometown of Hamilton, Ontario. He was 35. Hamilton Police confirmed Emery was identified as the victim of the swimming accident Sunday, July 15, 2018. By GARY B. GRAVESAssociated PressSPARTA, Ky. „ Martin Truex Jr. is feeling confident after his most dominant performance this season. Thats understandable, considering the defending Cup Series champion and his Furniture Row Racing team are slightly ahead of last seasons pace, with signs of even better things to come. I feel great about where were at,Ž Truex said Saturday night after leading 174 laps from the pole to repeat as winner of Kentucky Speedways 400-mile race Most importantly, I feel like as a team were getting dialed in more so like we were last year. I feel like were getting closer, getting more dialed in to what were doing, to what the car wants with the new rules and things. And thats how I felt like we were last year.Ž Truexs fourth victory and 13th top-10 of 2018 in the No. 78 Toyota Camry are each one better than after this event a y ear a g o, though this race was run a week later. He still trails points leader Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick but cut his deficit to Busch from 120 points to 110. Busch and Harvick fished fourth and fifth, respectively, at Kentucky to maintain their positions. But Truex is serving notice if being the driver to beat when the playoffs begin in September. Truex won his third race in six starts and posted his eighth top-four in the past nine. His mastery of Kentuckys 1.5-mile layout ought to boost confidence at the handful of similarlength ovals that comprise half the playoff schedule. His Denver-based team, meanwhile, looks to build on encouraging efforts across all tracks. Were just continuing to try and get better and its been a lot of hard work,Ž crew chief Cole Pearn said. I dont know if its the same as last year or not, but I think weve kind of thrown that away and just focused on the moment. Well see where the future takes us.ŽTruex seeking more success after third win NHLBy EILEEN NGAssociated PressKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia „ Manny Pacquiao won by knockout for the first time in nine years to claim the World Boxing Association welterweight title, and made a proclamation. This is it. I am back in boxing,Ž the 39-year-old Pacquiao said after his seventh-round knockout of Lucas Matthysse on Sunday. I am not done. Im still there.Ž It was Pacquiaos first bout since a contentious loss last year to Jeff Horn in Australia, and since parting ways with longtime trainer Freddie Roach to work with Buboy Fernandez. Its just a matter of time. You have to rest and get it back and thats what I did.Ž Pacquiao (60-7-2, 39 KOs) knocked Matthysse down onto one knee in the third and fifth rounds. He knocked the Argentine down again in the seventh, and Matthysse spat out his mouthpiece, causing a frenzy among Pacquiao fans in the stadium. I am not boasting but ... I think hes hurting from my punches,Ž said Pacquiao, who hadnt won by knockout since 2009. Every punch that I throw, hes hurt. I think hes scared of my punches.Ž Matthysse, who won 36 out of 39 matches by knockout, said Pacquiao was a great fighter, a great legend,Ž adding that he planned to take a break. Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte and Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad attended the fight, the biggest in the country since the 1975 heavyweight clash between Muhammad Ali and Australian Joe Bugner. I would like to congratulate Senator Manny Pacquiao for giving us pride and bringing the Filipino nation together once more,Ž said Duterte, who flew to Malaysia for the bout ahead of an official visit.Pacquiao wins 60th career “ ght with KOAUTO RACING: NASCAR SOCCER: WORLD CUP BOXING By ELAINE GANLEYAssociated PressPARIS „ It was a victory for all of France and the home crowd did it justice, pouring into Paris Champs-Elysees Avenue by the tens of thousands to celebrate in an explosion of joy. Frances 4-2 win over Croatia in the World Cup final in Moscow on Sunday marked the second time in 20 years that France has won the World Cup, and came at a time when the people feel needy. It represents enormous things,Ž said Goffrey Hamsik, dressed in a hat resembling a rooster „ the French national symbol „ and a shirt with the No. 10 for Kylian Mpappe, the 19-year-old breakout star who hails from the Paris suburb of Bondy. Weve had lots of problems in France these past years,Ž he said, recalling deadly terror attacks. This is good for the morale ... Here, we are all united. We mix. There is no religion, there is nothing, and thats what feels good.Ž People wrapped in flags and dressed in crazy hats, and one man spotted totally nude except for the tricolor, marched down the avenue where France displayed its military might a day earlier for Bastille Day. Revelers set off smoke bombs in the national colors „ blue, white and red „ obscuring Napoleons triumphal arch. People climbed atop every newspaper kiosk and bus stop in the area to wave flags and lead the crowds below in cheers. The national anthem, the Marseillaise, rang out, cars honked horns and cherry bombs cracks. A young man sprayed a fire extinguisher on the crowd on a late hot afternoon. Hundreds of police in riot gear were discretely lined up on side streets to monitor revelers. Typically, celebrations in France end up with some broken shop windows and other destruction, and Sunday was no exception. Tear gas was lobbed at one point on the ChampsElysees. About 4,000 police watched over the fan zone „ packed to its 90,000 capacity „ during the match, then moved to the ChampsElysees and neighboring streets. As night fell, The Eiffel Tower flashed 1998-2018 to mark Frances two World Cup titles. The Arc de Triomph was awash in the national colors, lit with the rooster, the faces of the winning team and the words Proud to be Blue,Ž or French. The celebrations were spread across the nation. For all the crazy antics „ and some revelers who got out of control „ a sense of patriotism and unity was almost visceral.With ” ags, pride, French celebrate unifying victoryBy LUKE MEREDITHAssociated PressSILVIS, Ill. „ Michael Kim didnt just win his first PGA Tour event on Sunday. He dominated in a fashion never seen at TPC Deere Run. Kims prizes? A little over a million bucks, a two-year exemption on tour and a trip to the British Open. Kim shot a final-round 66 on Sunday to win the John Deere Classic by a record-setting eight strokes. Kim, who turned 25 on Saturday, finished at 27-under 257 to break Steve Strickers tournament record from 2010 by one shot. Kim also qualified for next weeks Open at Carnoustie „ an unexpected bonus for a player who had missed five of his last six cuts before his breakthrough in the Quad Cities. Kim also made 30 birdies for the week, a season high on tour in 2018. To be able to finish out in style like this, it means a lot,Ž said Kim, who nearly quadrupled his season earnings with a winners share of $1.044 million. To be sitting here with a trophy, Im at a loss for words.Ž Bronson Burgoon, Francesco Molinari, Joel Dahmen and Sam Ryder all finished at 19 under. Kim took all the drama out of the final round with birdies on his first three holes and secured the largest margin of victory during the tournaments stay at the course, which began in 2000. J.P. Hayes (2002) and Vijay Singh (2003) won the event by four strokes. Kim, who had previously had just one top-10 finish in 84 career starts „ a third at the Safeway Open two years ago „ entered play with a five-shot lead. It was the biggest edge for a third-round leader at the John Deere Classic since Strickers six-stroke advantage eight years ago. Kim, a former star at Cal who had struggled to find his footing as a pro, made it obvious from his first swing that he wasnt about to let anyone catch him. Kim knocked in a 13-foot birdie putt on the opening hole, and then holed two more from 15 and 24 feet to give him seven straight birdies dating back to the end of Saturdays round „ and a seven-shot lead. The field might have felt a glimmer of hope when Kim dumped his tee shot into the greenside bunker on the par-3 seventh hole. But Kim got his bunker shot to within 7 feet and made the downhill par putt, and he walked to the next tee with an eight-shot edge. Even the last couple of weeks, I felt like my game was getting there,Ž Kim said. I just felt like I needed just a couple of good starts to the rounds.Ž Kim surpassed Strickers mark with a 21-foot putt on No. 16. The understated Kim finally let loose, holding his hand to his ear in a nod to a cheering gallery. Kims day ended on No. 18 in emotional fashion when he saw his brother, father and mother „ all of whom had made a surprise trip in hopes of seeing him get his first win „ on a video screen. I teared up a little bit on the green,Ž Kim said. To see my parents here ... it made me even more nervous.ŽKim wins John Deere Classic in record-breaking runaway speed in the 52nd minute when play was held up by four protesters who ran onto the field. Russian punk band Pussy Riot later took credit for the incident „ watched from the VIP seats by Putin, whose g overnment once j ailed members of the activist group. Charges were filed against the group Sunday, too. Putin was later on the field to award medals to the players in a ceremony soon drenched in rain and joy. As thunder pealed and lightning cracked, FIFA president Gianni Infantino handed France ca p tain Hu g o Lloris the gold World Cup trophy. Gold confetti stuck to the soaked Les Bleus as they paraded the trophy around the Luzhniki Stadium, a final act of an enthralling tournament in which Croatia reached its first final while powers Brazil, Germany and Argentina went home earl y About 12 minutes after a protester gave Mbappe a double high-five on the field, Mbappe sent a right-footed shot from 25 yards (meters) past goalkeeper Danijel Subasic The goal put France up 4-1, closing the door on Croatia who had been the better team until Mbappe took control.WORLD CUPFrom Page 1