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HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN VOL. 99 | NO. 253 | $1.00 YOUR HOMETOWN NEWSPAPER SINCE 1919 An Edition Of The Sun Monday, September 10, 2018 Highlands Health ................ B1 Local Sports ................. A11-12 Lottery ...................... Sports Classifieds ...................... B4-6 Comics ................. News Wire Viewpoints ....................... A6 Weather ................ News WireGood morning To John Moran Thanks for reading! TheNewsSunHURRICANE IRMAONE YEAR LATER IRMAS PATH Page 8 READER PHOTOS Page 9 RECREATION/SPORTS Page 10Lake Placid Page 2 Sebring Page 3 Avon Park Page 4 Highlands County Page 5 Schools Page 7 Community events Page 10INSIDE


A2 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | September 10, 2018 The Highlands News-Sun (USPS 487-900-ISSN 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 office(s). All material contained herein is the property of the Highlands News-Sun, which is an affiliate of DR Media. Reproduction in whole or in 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 Totla $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. PLACE A CLASSIFIED AD From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays Tracy Weikel, Classified Account Executive 863-658-0307 LEGAL ADVERTISING Janet Emerson 863-386-5637 CUSTOMER SERVICE Mike Henry, Office Manager 863-385-6155 SUBMIT NEWS & OBITS Email all obituaries and death notices to Email all other announcements to EDITORIAL Karen Clogston, Managing Editor Special Sections Editor 863-386-5835 Alan Moody, Highlands Sun Editor Weekend Editor 863-386-5841 alan.moody@highlandsnewssun.comHIGHLANDSNEWS-SUN YOUR HOMETOWN NEWSPAPER SINCE PUBLISHERTim Smolarick 863-386-5624 EXECUTIVE EDITOR Romona Washington 863-386-5634 RETAIL ADVERTISING Cliff Yeazel, Advertising Director 863-386-5844 CIRCULATION Rob Kearley, Circulation Director 863-385-6155 PRODUCTION Donna Scherlacher, MultiMedia/Production Director 863-386-5847 donna.scherlacher@highlandsnewssun.comBy KIM LEATHERMAN STAFF WRITERLAKE PLACID „ One year ago, the people of Lake Placid left storm shelters and mustered the courage to venture out of their homes to inspect their properties at dawn on Monday, Sept. 11. Some were pleasantly surprised while others only saw devastation. Mother Nature had done her best. It was the towns turn to “ght back. A year after Hurricane Irma came barreling through Highlands County, leaving a wake of destruction, residents have rallied to restore and improve the town. Neighbors, town staff and police of“cers all worked together to set the town to rights. Town Administrator Phil Williams said Lake Placid was better prepared for Irma because the town got a wake-up call after Hurricane Charley tore through Central Florida in 2004. The town was well prepared compared to our preparedness when Charley hit in 2004,Ž Williams said. As it turned out, Charley prompted the town out of its complacency at that time and we hardened Town Hall, which never lost power during Irma. We had several generators on lift stations that would not have been there before Charley. Even though we needed more, the town would have been severely damaged by the extended loss of power if our storm infrastructure had been as it was before Charley.Ž Williams credits the entire Utilities Department for keeping the town supplied with water. Some heroes he thought of were Frank Hartzell and the owners of Schoonis for feeding residents everyday. Williams said the businesses took on a lot of damage. He pointed out that many had a secondary loss of inventory due to water damage or from loss of power. Lake Placid Police Chief James Fansler said it was hard to say what area was the hardest hit. Worst damage in town is hard to pin down,Ž Fansler said. There were a number of large trees downed all over town. The damage was pretty consistent as far as I could see. The Police Department did in fact lose approximately 60 percent of the roof. A few patrol cars received minor scuffs and scratches from shingles coming off the roof and striking them. We positioned all patrol cars in the rear of the department in hopes it would save them from signi“cant damage. Aside from the scratches, all were safe.Ž Fansler thought the town was prepared as best it could be. We were well prepared for the storm,Ž he said. Prior to it striking, we stocked up the department with at least 3-5 days worth of food and about a month worth of water. We didnt want to go hungry! As far as our Battle Plan we were prepared. All of“cers bunked at the PD and were ready at a moments notice to respond to whatever we needed to. Of course, during the worst of the storm, we remained inside in a safe location, with the exception of us adrenaline junkies who could not resist going out for a few minutes. We have a motto given to us by our reserve Captain Richard Morey, Be prepared „ dont get prepared, meaning we didnt need to have a Plan B knowing our Plan A was going to be effective.Ž Rachel Osborne, “nance director and of“ce manager for the Town of Lake Placid, was glad the town was “nancially sound ahead of Irma. Financially, the town was prepared for the storm, but on a municipal level, the magnitude of the storm was unexpected and the upfront costs took an enormous hit on the budget,Ž Osborne said. The town was hit hard, but employees and the customers were hit hard also, dealing without electricity and gas to get back and forth.Ž The town staff tried to help its residents out in any way they could. For instance, monthly billing in September was postponed for three months and late fees were waived as well as non-payment shut-offs. According to Osborne, normal billing resumed in January. Osborne illustrated how the town was hit “nancially and the role of the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the recovery efforts. The town reported $182,000 in estimated property damages; this amount does not include equipment damages, direct administrative costs for “ling the FEMA application and employee overtime,Ž Osborne said. She pointed out that staff and volunteer hours were not reported to FEMA and would not be compensated. Those staff and volunteers served out of the goodness of their hearts and for their community,Ž Osborne said. Year to date, Public Risk Management reimbursed $32,942 of the loss. More than half of the building loss was not covered by insurance due to a required deductible or cost threshold,Ž Osborne said. The estimated denied claims with the towns insurance is somewhere in the amount of $61,000. The town incurred salaries over $68,870 that is also not eligible for reimbursement from Public Risk Management. FEMA declared compensation for the amount of the required deductible, for the items denied due to a cost threshold and also would compensate costs the insurance did not reimburse, such as Direct Administrative Costs and salaries paid for staff working during post hurricane,Ž she said. However, FEMA reimbursement also came with a threshold limit of $3,100. FEMA reimbursed $24,395.68, year to date, which included Direct Administrative Costs and regular salaries. The recent reimbursements only covered damages for wastewater buildings. The Town still has unpaid FEMA projects .one year later that are hoped to be compensated after the projects pass state review for obligation,Ž Osborne said. FEMA is expected to pay 75 percent of the claims, the state is expected to reimburse 12.5 percent of the claims and the town is responsible for the other 12.5 percent of the claims. The estimated pending payments to be received from FEMA is anticipated to be in the amount of $139,000.Ž Event Planner Katie Wilson of the Genesis Center was instrumental for coordinating meals, supplies and making people comfortable when staying at the last-minute shelter. Wilson said the county asked the First Presbyterian Church staff if they could open the Genesis Center as an emergency shelter as theirs were all full. Church members, neighbors and nearly the entire Lake Placid Middle School faculty showed up to cook food and deliver hot meals donated by the School Board of Highlands County. Wilson said while she expected a lot of damage, she learned to be proactive rather than reactive and will ask for items to be delivered sooner after a storm lands than later. Fansler thought “rst responders were the real heroes during and after the hurricane. I am truly proud of all them in the county,Ž Fansler said. They worked tirelessly to help. Many worked on little to no sleep for many hours. The lineman of our county and those who responded from various other states deserve a great deal or respect,Ž he said. Imagine where wed be without them.Ž Fansler urged people to not be complacent and urges them to be prepared for any future storms. I know there is another Irma or worse in our future,Ž Fansler said. I pray people take the warnings seriously. Do not wait to gather supplies. If Publix had not had the generator they have and kept their store up and running, there would have been major chaos.Ž Roads have been replaced and repaired and blue tarps are starting to be replaced by real roofs. The town still bears scars, but is on the mend.How Lake Placid took on Irma FILE PHOTOSMany roads in the Lake Placid area were washed out or suered burst pipes after Hurricane Irma barreled through Highlands County last year. First Presbyterian Church Pastor Drew Severance and Peggy McNeeley volunteered to hand out nonperishable food items at The Genesis Center in Lake Placid in the days after Hurricane Irma hit Highlands County. Here is another example of a road in the Lake Placid area that washed out after Hurricane Irma. Family Owned & Operated Since 19785 60 U .S. 27 No r th Seb r i ng, FL 33870 (863) 385-4796 adno=3610666-1

PAGE 3 September 10, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | A3By MELISSA MAINSTAFF WRITERSEBRING „ A year ago Hurricane Irma hit Sebring, destroying city buildings and damaging roofs, but the city has yet to receive any funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. City of Sebring Finance Director Penny Robinson said, We have received no FEMA dollars as of Sept. 4. We are still working with FEMA to complete the claims process. We have told them already what damage we have received.Ž Although the City of Sebring is still in the process of completing the claims process, the city developed a comprehensive packet documenting the extent of the citys damage by Oct. 12, 2017. Sebring City Administrator Scott Noethlich said, I want to thank Kathy Haley, Penny Robinson, Sal Massaro and Bob Hoffman for documenting the damage following the hurricane, escorting the insurance adjusters to view the property damage and submitting insurance claims. I also want to thank Bobby Boggus for using his drone to take aerial pictures [of the damage],Ž Noethlich said. Our main issues were obviously damaged roofs,Ž Haley, city clerk, said. Most, but not all, of our city-owned buildings had roof damage. We had beach erosion at all of our city beaches, and we had severe damage to our parking lot at Veterans Beach and sidewalk damage at our City Pier Beach,Ž Haley said. We had a lot of down trees primarily at our golf course and cemetery areas,Ž she said. We had interior and exterior damage at our fire department and police department.Ž The City of Sebring took pictures of the damaged roofs and ceiling tiles at all the city-owned properties, including buildings that are leased to other organizations. It documented damage to the city beaches and parking lots as well. One of the buildings that received extensive damage was the Sebring Police Department. The pictures taken by city officials and aerial footage from a drone document that ceiling tiles had received water damage in several offices and the police chiefs conference room. The wall of the conference room was also damaged, and water came through the front door of the lobby area. Chief of Police for Sebring Police Department Karl Hoglund said, A new ridge cap has been placed on the roof. Several ceramic tiles were broken by flying debris, and those tiles have been replaced.Ž The front door still leaks when we have storms, but we are having another vendor take a look at it,Ž Chief Hoglund said. When that is fixed, we will replace the ceiling tiles in the basement.Ž Hurricane Irma ripped off the roof of the Boys & Girls Club of Sebring, a city-owned property that is leased to the club. The extensive damage halted the after-school program until First United Methodist Church of Sebring offered space in its facility. With help from the community, the club was able to repair its building on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and relocate there. Highlands Little Theatre leases another city-owned property that received heavy damage due to Irma. Excutive Director for the Highlands Little Theatre Vanessa Logsdon said, The city of Sebring has done a tremendous job of mitigating the drainage problem that caused ground water to come into the building on several occasions. Since the work has been completed, we have not had any recurrences. We installed a sump pump in the orchestra pit, which had filled with a foot of lake water after Irma,Ž Logsdon said. This is a sub-basement level area under the stage. It took us a month to pump out that water because the ground was so saturated most of it would seep back in overnight. Fortunately, most of the equipment stored there was salvageable, and a new storage system has been installed to keep items off the floor,Ž Logsdon said. The roof repairs are still pending, waiting for the insurance company and FEMA,Ž she said. We are not eligible for FEMA; however, we lease from the city, and they are eligible. As soon as that is resolved, we will make the final roof repairs. We have replaced some of the lobby ceiling tiles that were soaked and continue to troubleshoot new areas during heavy storms.Ž Haley said, We also had roof damage and some interior damage to the Highlands Art League buildings.ŽAlthough the City of Sebring has not received funding from FEMA, repairs are being made, and the city is moving ahead with plans for improvement.Sebring recovers from Irma COURTESY PHOTO/CITY OF SEBRINGThe City of Sebring had severe damage to its parking lot at Veterans Beach, seen here, and sidewalk damage at City Pier Beach due to Hurricane Irma. FILE PHOTOA home in Wood Haven mobile home park on Brunns Road in Sebring shows damage from Hurricane Irma. FILE PHOTOA toppled tree is seen here on South Commerce Drive in Sebring, the day after Hurricane Irma hit Highlands County last year. adno=3610381-1 VOTED BESTSebring 4119 Sun N Lake Blvd.In the Sun N Lake Professional Plaza863-402-0094 D.J. 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A4 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | September 10, 2018 By KIM LEATHERMAN and MARC VALEROSTAFF WRITERSAVON PARK „ Hurricane Irma made landfall on Sept. 10, 2017 and roared through the night like a lion. Many homes and businesses were affected in some way as the time the storm finally left the area to wreak havoc elsewhere. Some houses were simply missing a few shingles, while others had roofs ripped off like they were no more than a childs dollhouse. Over the next several months, lines at Federal Emergency Management Agency sites and dealing with insurance companies became the norm. Some homes and buildings were a complete loss. The need for razing some buildings to start over was the only possible solution for some. Sometime after darkness fell and Irma raged, Heartland Lanes, the only bowling alley in the county, went up in flames at 6800 U.S. 27. The entire building was gutted by the fire. As of April, Lt. Stacy McIntyre with the State Fire Marshals office confirmed that its investigation is still ongoing. The fire is undetermined and not suspicious,Ž McIntrye said. However, we are still following up on information coming to us through the community.Ž As the months ticked by, the investigation continued and the building remained a blemish on the landscape. Several complaints were made of people and children going into and playing in the burntout shell of the former alley. The owners of the bowling alley did not initially comply with the code enforcement officers and a special magistrates orders to fence off the property and to demolish it. The noncompliance went on for months until the City of Avon Park threatened to take the owners to court. The company finally complied and tore down what remained of Heartland Lanes. Demolition was complete in June. There is not much left of the once, much-loved family fun center besides a couple of concrete columns and a pile of twisted metal and rubble. Other city buildings in Avon Park that did not fare include the Brickell Building, the Church Service Center (Butler Building/The Station), the roof of the Council Chambers and the wastewater plant. The city reported in April it expected to receive about $1 million in insurance claims related to Irma. Damage from Hurricane Irma „ including roof leaks, water intrusion and mold „ prompted the closure of the the Church Service Center building at the south end of Butler Avenue, which at different times housed the citys fire and police departments. Irma caused the Brickell Buildings roofing system to completely collapse, allowing rain water intrusion causing the walls and drywall to have mold and mildew. In both buildings, the electrical and mechanical systems were compromised and required evaluation, repair or replacement. City Councilman Jim Barnard said the city manager [June Fisher] told him recently that the city still does not have the electrical generator for City Hall, which was supposed to be a permanent generator. They are still trying to get bids or find somebody to install it. He has been told that after Hurricane Irma there are a lot of people who want backup generators and they couldnt find anybody to install it. After Hurricane Irma, Barnard suggested the city should have a generator at the Community Center so residents would have a place to meet and greetŽ and keep cool and use WiFi, etc. He believes it would not take much for an electrician to hook it up to one panel or a half a panel to power the first floor of the Community Center. City Manager June Fisher said the city has received three portable generators. The generator for City Hall has been ordered and the engineering for the installation has been complete. Barnard said, I dont want to go through another hurricane like we did last year; I know it affected a lot of people. It was the first time I ever bought a personal generator because I have never been without electricity. I am hoping for no hurricanes this year,Ž he said. I just think safety and precaution comes first; why wait until the last minute?ŽHow did Avon Park fare after Irma? FILE PHOTOSHeartland Lanes in Avon Park, the countys only bowling alley, sustained major damage as the result of a “re during Hurricane I rma. The building was eventually demolished. Approximately 30 power trucks were seen Thursday, Sept. 14 2017 at the old Kash n Karry site at Stryker Road and U.S. 27 in Avon Park. The Palms of Sebring Fall Festival 863-385-0161 ext. 0725 S. Pine St., Sebring, *No Admission Charge Cash, Checks, Credit Cards Accepted for Purchases All Proceeds Benefit Resident Activities Sept. 27, 2018 8am…6pm Sept. 28, 2018 8am…5pm Sept. 29, 2018 8am…12pm Bringing Autumn to the HeartlandIndoors (In Air-Conditioned comfort) (No Bulk Apples) All three days, Chef Mac will be in The Palms kitchen, baking the ever famous Apple Dumplings and other delicious treats! 22 nd Annual Seasonal Gifts and Holiday Decor. adno=3610255-1

PAGE 5 September 10, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | A5By PHIL ATTINGERSTAFF WRITERSEBRING „ Richard Robinson of Lake Placid inherited his late fatherin-laws lawn and landscaping business right before Hurricane Irma. He spent time right before the storm helping people to get shuttered up. After the storm, he helped people remove downed trees, especially the ones poking through their roofs and walls. I was trying to get limbs out of their living rooms,Ž Robinson said. One terminally-ill elderly woman had no money to get a tree removed. Robinson and his crew showed up one Sunday morning, unannounced, and cut it up. That lady was in tears,Ž Robinson said. Too many elderly people were getting scammed, he said, by people taking money for work and then leaving. He estimates he did more than a dozen free jobs in Spring Lake and “ve or six in Lake Placid. If people paid him, he said, it didnt really cover gasoline. He gave away so much free work, he said, he had to return to long-haul trucking to earn enough money to save the lawn business, currently being run by his mother-in-law. He did the interview for this story from a handsfree phone while in Ohio, en route to Washington state on Interstate 80. Robinson said he didnt get a fair return from his insurance company to “x his roof, and ended up doing the work himself. Likewise, he said, he and his wife gutted and re“tted his mothers house after ”ooding ruined it. She didnt have coverage for the damage, he said. She just got moved in again in the last two months, Robinson said. Roo“ng is still a big issue for residents, according to staff at the Highlands County Habitat for Humanity, which is working on a program to help people get roof and other structure repairs done on their homes. Flooding was the other problem. Lamonte Simpson of Comet Terrace in Sebring had water in his house, in part because several blocks of Sebring Country Estates drain to his property. That was a problem, he said, as was the drainage ditches along nearby Thunderbird Road, which should have carried water to U.S. 27 where culverts could carry it to drainage structures at and near The Shops at Shelby Crossing. Theyre going a lot better,Ž Simpson said of the ditches. The waters actually running.Ž However, he said, Shelby Crossing is still having problems with drainage. A lot of other places are, too. According to County Engineer Clinton Howerton Jr., Irma hit in the midst of a “veyear wet spell, so not only were lakes already full, the water table was already high. Also, a lot of drainage ditches and culverts, as suggested by Simpson, needed to be cleared out. Those that werent caused backups. Some just blew out. Residents in areas without established drainage or even county-maintained roads, like those of Silver Fox subdivision, found themselves unable to drive in or out, even in heavy rains since the hurricane. Howerton is working with the Southwest Florida Water Management District on watershed studies to see where the water is coming from, where its going and where he and the water districts can send it to mitigate for the next big storm. Debris was another big factor, since not very many storms had hit the county in the 13 years since the heavy-hitting, three-storm 2004 season. The county collected almost 1 million cubic yards of debris, which accounted for most of the $14.9 million the county had to spend on recovery. Almost all of that bill has been sent to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for reimbursement. Although the majority of it „ approximately $12 million „ has been approved, it still hasnt made it back through funding channels. According to Emergency Manager LaTosha Reiss, Irma caused $360 million in property damage in the county. The storm damaged 25,000 traf“c signs, three communications towers, 24 facilities „ with roof damage on 14 of those „ and numerous roads from washouts or blowouts of storm water culverts and pipes. Reiss said the county also housed 1,403 people in general shelters and 117 in special needs shelters, as well as answered 7,837 direct calls at the Emergency Operations Center, once the call center was activated. Even a year later, with people still recovering from Irma, Reiss said a group of non-pro“t, religious, and volunteer organizations have come together to develop the Highlands County Long Term Recovery Committee and address areas of need within the community. She expects to have more information about them soon.Irma leaves county studying drainageStill waiting on $12M-$15M from FEMA FILE PHOTOSMore than a dozen linemen and a half-dozen electric company trucks began the process Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017 of rebuilding th e power poles at U.S. 27, U.S. 98 and State Road 66. Several poles were snapped by Hurricane Irma. More than 75 customers waited in line for hours Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017 at an automated ice station on U.S. 27 near Lakeview Drive in Sebring. Two forklifts unloaded two semi-trucks “lled with 60,000 Shelf Stable Commercial Meals from FEMA and 121,000 bottles of water Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2017. Vehicles wrapped around George Boulevard from U.S. 27 to State Road 66. Proudly Serving Highlands County 3Ž GREAT VENUES! EXPIRES 9/30/18$1800GOLFper person Incl. tax. EXPIRES 9/30/18$14000SUMMER 10-PLAY CARDIncl. tax. EXPIRES 9/30/18$10009 HOLES ANYTIMEper person Incl. tax. EXPIRES 9/30/18$1600TWILIGHT AFTER 2PMper person Incl. tax. 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A6 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | September 10, 2018 VIEWPOINTS HIGHLANDSNEWS-SUN YOUR HOMETOWN NEWSPAPER SINCE 1919Tim Smolarick Publisher Romona Washington Executive Editor Cliff Yeazel Advertising Director Rob Kearley Circulation Director Donna Scherlacher Multi-Media/Production Director SUNOUR VIEW 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 mention 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. Letters 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 telephone 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 in 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 Today marks the one year anniversary of Hurricane Irma storming her way into Florida and staying longer than any of us would have liked. The second half of the years hurricane season started Sept. 1. While the “rst three months of the sixmonth season were very quiet, we did get some pretty strong wind gusts and rainfall last Monday from one of Tropical Storm Gordons bands. We would be remiss, though, if we didnt recognize that September is the peak of hurricane season, and Gordon was followed by Hurricane Florence and what Accuweather is calling several Atlantic tropical threats,Ž all putting the United States, Central America and the Caribbean islands at risk for additional tropical hits into mid-September. Dan Kottlowski, AccuWeather hurricane expert, said there may be as many as three named tropical systems in the Atlantic at the same time this week. AccuWeather stresses the Atlantic hurricane season is not over for residents living in those states prone to see tropical activity. Indications are that will be true with the potential for additional systems to form over the next couple of weeks, they say. Florence became the “rst major hurricane of the 2018 season last Wednesday. The hurricane is forecast to ”uctuate in strength and the National Weather Services expects the storm to approach the U.S. East Coast on Thursday. Kottlowski says, It is possible that at least one of these features will wander close to the Lesser Antiles during Tuesday or Wednesday (this week). At the same time, Florence may be hitting Bermuda.Ž Then there is also another disturbance forecast to push westward, off the coast of Africa this week. Another potential tropical storm system may come from the western Caribbean to the central and western Gulf of Mexico this week as well. Steering winds will may guide it toward Central America, southeastern Mexico or perhaps the coast of Texas. The one thing that is certain about the tropics is you never know when or where a tropical system will form. Storm trackers do their best to project where the storms will go and what intensity they may hit land, but we know from the hurricanes of 2004 and Hurricane Irma last year that they can take a last minute shift and catch people more off-guard than they should have been. In early July, The Weather Channel reported that the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season was expected to be less active, predicting 11 named storms, four hurricanes and only one major hurricane of Category 3 or higher intensity. With last weekends Tropical Storm Gordon, we are already up to seven named storms; Florence is the “rst hurricane of the season. How strong Florence will become before making landfall is anyones guess at this point. Perhaps the original outlook issued May 31 should be revisited: 14 named storms, six hurricanes and two major hurricanes. After all, we are only half way through the season. If you havent done so already, we encourage you to get your supplies together, make plans for what you and your family will do if a major hurricane comes our way. Have dry food and jugs of water on hand. Highlands County isnt on the coast, but we have seen the devastating effects of a hurricane as it sweeps across Central Florida. We dont see anything major coming towards us right now. Were thankful for that, but remember, last year Irma was going to hit the coast, not come inland. Be prepared, we never know what tomorrow may bring.At the half-way pointWhat is the purpose of a funeral?The two recent funerals for nationally very prominent Americans were used, among other things, to express through rhetoric and song political viewpoints and demean political opponents. What is the role of religion at funerals ... merely ancillary or secondary?Max Glenn, EdD SebringDe“nition of theoryRecently there have been back and forth guest editorials debating Darwins theory of evolution. On Sept.4th there was a guest editorial titled Theories should not be taught as fact.Ž A de“nition and an example may be helpful for those who arent clear about the word theory when it is used by a scientist. A word like theory is a technical scienti“c term,Ž said Michael Fayer, a chemist at Stanford University. The fact that many people understand its scienti“c meaning incorrectly does not mean we should stop using it. It means we need better scienti“c education. A scienti“c theory is an explanation of some aspect of the natural world that has been substantiated through repeated experiments or testing (Scienti“c American, April 2, 2013).Ž A good example of this would be Einsteins theory of relativity: In his theory of relativity, Albert Einstein determined that the laws of physics are the same for all non-accelerating observers, and he showed that the speed of light within a vacuum is the same no matter the speed at which an observer travels (Nov. 7, 2017,Ž The point is that the word theory when used by a scientist indicates it has been repeatedly tested and found to be correct by the scienti“c community. Therefore, stating that theories should not be taught as factŽ is incorrect.Christine Gregory SebringSeveral come together to helpJust wanted to send you and your newspaper a sincere thank youŽ from all our veterans and auxiliary members at Post 4300. Your wonderful coverage of our Labor Day event was much appreciated. The event was a wonderful success, in a good part to the help of you and your newspaper. We were also helped out by local businesses who provided a number of raf”e items. Those businesses that helped were: The Blue Lagoon, Dimitris, Olive Garden, Chaddyshack, the Watering Hole, The Gator Shack, Tire Kingdom, Alan Jay Network, and Regal Nails. Again, thanks for all our your help. Our veterans greatly appreciate it.Atty. Robert J. Sisson Senior Vice Commander VFW Post 4300SebringTown Hall site on tonights agendaThe site options for the new or refurbished Lake Placid Town Hall will be on the agenda Monday, Sept. 10 at 5:30 p.m. The Town Council always appreciates input from the citizens. Make your voice be heard.Jack Culken Lake PlacidChoosing to self destructWhat is a righteous person? Is it one that hears all views and then relates all about the saving grace of Christ Jesus, for it is a catastrophe for anyone not to be saved. The fake news lies always lead straight to death and destruction and “lls some mens desire for con”ict and murder. This makes the righteous person the most hated for interfering the established progressive with truth and love. Socialist/progressive/ communism “rst desire is to abolish any competition to their fake reality. Therefore, Christianity must be destroyed. Has socialism/ communism always failed. No! China is the prime example of how a communist nation can only exist if it steals wealth from the once willing USA. America has gone into great debt to support China communism. When this is “nally stopped, China will crumble from its base of owning all the land, factories, buildings, cars, trains, airplanes, and the wage earner, where the worker will live and propagate, pay homage to the leaders. Has America produced an oxymoron in our political two-party system? Indeed, yes! Democrat means vote by the people and rule by the people. The Democrat Party has openly established itself clearly as a socialist/communistic party meaning it desires greatly to be like China, Cuba, Soviet, Venezuela, etc. Is mass persecution on the horizon for the USA? Christ Jesus said in Matt. 3: 10, Away from me, Satan! For it is written, worship the Lord your God and serve him only.Ž Making progressive socialism regressive. There are many learned, erudite senators, congressmen, professors, even CEOs that became incredibly wealthy through our free enterprise system that choose to self destruct when communism is established as lord of all. They do not realize they are biting the hand that feeds them. They will be put out to pasture and bureaucrats will run their business.Ralph Z. Bell Lake PlacidYOUR VIEW The natural disasters that devastated many communities across the United States and its territories in 2017 wont be forgotten any time soon. An estimated $306 billion in losses from 10 hurricanes, tornadoes that swept across the South, the Western wild“res and other disasters made 2017 the most expensive year ever for natural disasters. Hurricane Irma, the “fth costliest hurricane in U.S. history, destroyed homes and businesses across the full length of Florida. Nearly 777,000 survivors received more than $1 billion in federal assistance. We know that in Florida, the importance of preparedness for families, businesses and entire communities cant be overstated. Steps like building an emergency kit for your family or making sure that your business has a plan for continuity of operations in the event of a disaster may seem minor, but they can make all the difference when disaster strikes. Preparedness is important across all levels of community. A majority of Americans are not prepared for disasters. In 2016 fewer than half … 45 percent … reported having a household emergency plan. A 2017 survey by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and MetLife of 1,000 owners or operators of small companies found that nearly two-thirds have no plans in place to deal with a natural disaster or severe weather that could disrupt their businesses. September is designated as National Preparedness Month, a reminder that we all must take action to prepare, now and throughout the year, for the types of emergencies that could affect us where we live, work, and visit. Here are some ways you can be better prepared: € Make and practice your familys preparedness plan so your family knows how to reconnect and reunite when an emergency strikes. € Learn life safety skills. Neighbors and coworkers are often the “rst to help immediately after a disaster strikes. Train to be a citizen responder through CPR and “rst aid training or learn how to be the help until help arrives. € Check your insurance coverage. Most homeowners insurance policies do not cover damage or losses from ”ooding, earthquakes, or high winds in hurricane-prone areas. If youre not insured against those extra hazards, talk to your insurance agent. € Save for an emergency. Anticipate initial out-of-pocket disaster expenses for lodging, food, gas and more. A 2016 survey by the Federal Reserve revealed that 44 percent of Americans indicated they would not have enough money to cover a $400 emergency expense. € Join with other citizens across the nation in the National Day of Action, Saturday, Sept. 15, to participate in community activities to promote emergency preparedness and practice your emergency plan with your family and within your business or organization. You have a choice. Choose to be prepared. Wes Maul is the Director of the Florida Division of Emergency Management. Gracia Szczech is the regional administrator for FEMA Region IV in Atlanta.You have a choice: Prepare now for disastersCONTRIBUTED COLUMNWes Maul and Gracia Szczech

PAGE 7 September 10, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | A7 Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Lewis FOR RELEASE SEPTEMBER 10, 2018 ACROSS 1 “We Create Music” org. 6 “You’re a riot” 10 Sportscaster Albert 14 Diner counter alternative 15 Hasn’t paid yet 16 Jai __ 17 Job 19 Govt. crash investigator 20 Weather-affecting current 21 Give up all expectations 23 __ Strauss, female touring guitarist for Alice Cooper 25 Greek “i” 26 BB-shaped legume 29 Switching from cable TV to streaming, say 34 Relaxing time in the chalet 36 Skin ink 37 Four-time ’60s-’70s A.L. AllStar __ Powell 38 42-yr.-old skit show 40 Regarding 41 Not at all abundant 44 Totally loses it 47 Bedsheet buyer’s concern 49 Observe 50 Pop’s Lady __ 51 1982 Disney sci-fi film 53 Most ordinary 57 Hydrocodone, e.g. 61 Like un manaco 62 Composition for violin, viola and cello ... and what the starts of 17-, 29and 47-Across comprise 64 Color of raw silk 65 Sights from la mer 66 Longtime senator Specter 67 Vintage Jags 68 Not e’en once 69 Wall Street’s Standard & __ DOWN 1 Having the skills 2 Window box dirt 3 Hartford’s st. 4 Had food delivered 5 “Hooked on” language teaching method 6 In what way 7 GI on the run 8 Valiant 9 Invites to the prom, say 10 Borough across the Harlem River from the Bronx 11 Voice above tenor 12 Abrasive tool 13 Hard-to-explain feeling 18 Pics 22 Bluesy James 24 Boats like Noah’s 26 Brew brand with a blue-ribbon logo 27 Pleistocene period 28 Cheering and yelling, as a crowd 30 Down Under dog 31 “Who’s there?” response from a couple 32 Naples ni g ht 33 Golden-egg layer 35 Flagrant 39 Rude dude 42 Actor Scott or his dad James 43 Enters sneakily 45 2001 scandal company 46 Temporary solution 48 Structure protected by a moat 52 The “N” in “TNT” 53 Theater suffix 54 What a key opens 55 Farmland measure 56 One in a forest 58 Woody Guthrie’s son 59 Stadium section 60 Many millennia 63 Dead Sea countr y : Abbr. Saturday’s Puzzle Solved 9/10/18 By Matt McKinley 2018 Tribune Content Agency, LLC 9/10/18 By MARC VALEROSTAFF WRITERSEBRING „ The lesson learned from Hurricane Irma for the school district and South Florida State College is there is a lot more work, as in paperwork, after a destructive storm to get federal assistance compared to the 2004 hurricane season. The School Board of Highlands Countys print shop took a big hit from Hurricane Irma and is only now going through an extensive rebuilding project to the tune of about $500,000. Assistant Superintendent of Business Operations Mike Averyt said most of the storm repairs in the district are complete, but there are two major projects, the roof repair at Lake Placid Elementary and the print shop, that are currently under construction. Because of the scope of the work statewide it was hard to get contractors to do the work, that is why it is taking extra long, he said. If you wanted to get your roof repaired you had to get on a waiting list. It has been challenging to get the work done, Averyt said. The work on the print shop should be completed by the end of September. The district has not yet received any insurance or money from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to pay for the repairs. It is an arduous task either going through FEMA or our regular insurance because they want so much documentation attached to it,Ž Averyt said. It is different than it was back in 2004 when we had the other hurricanes.Ž South Florida State College Vice President of Business Operations Glenn Little said the additional strengthening of facilities that resulted from Hurricane Charleys repairs in 2004 helped minimize the damages caused to the college by Hurricane Irma. The sustained winds and different directional impact of Hurricane Irma caused the Crews Center metal roof to lift up and allow signi“cant water intrusion, so they redesigned the replacement roo“ng materials to eliminate any overhang, making the roof edge ”ush with the walls, he said. The Crews Center on U.S. 27 in Avon Park is used for the colleges commercial vehicle driving program. We learned that contractors were not readily available to make repairs, adding delays to project completions,Ž Little said. We also learned that FEMA claim and documentation procedures have changed signi“cantly since Hurricane Charley visited us in 2004, adding signi“cant delays in obtaining reimbursement of covered costs, which will impact our planning for future storm damage mitigation.ŽSchool district still making storm repairs The sustained winds of Hurricane Irma caused the South Florida State Colleges Crews Center roof to lift up leading to signi“cant water intrusion. FILE PHOTOSMost of the storm repairs in the Highlands County School District are complete, but two major projects, the roof repair at Lake Placid Elementary and the print shop, seen here after Hurricane Irma hit Highlands County last year, are currently under construction.



PAGE 9 September 10, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | A9Over the last few weeks, at the request of Highlands News-Sun, readers submitted photos of their personal experiences during Hurricane Irma. We thank all of our readers for taking the time to share with us what they went through and saw. Here is some of what the newspaper received.FROM THE COMMUNITY COURTESY PHOTO/BRUCE HOSTER COURTESY PHOTO/CONNIE CROOKS-BURTON COURTESY PHOTO/MEGAN TOMBLIN COURTESY PHOTO/MICHELLE LEICHT COURTESY PHOTO/TIFFANY ADALE DRIGGERS COURTESY PHOTO/TIFFANY HENN COURTESY PHOTO/ZACHARY VAN ZANDT COURTESY PHOTO/ZACHARY VAN ZANDT COURTESY PHOTO/SHANNAN TOWELL


A10 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | September 10, 2018 By MARK PINSONSTAFF WRITERThe golfers in the Heartland are fortunate to have many courses to choose from. Its just one of the many reasons that makes this area a great place to retire. But having to deal with storms such as Hurricane Irma last year is just one of many weather related challenges that golf courses and their owners have to endure and overcome if they want to stay in business. Hurricane Irma affected the links in the Heartland for weeks and months after its departure. We had a about 55 trees down and a lot of standing water after Hurricane Irma,Ž said Harder Hall Golf Club professional Cody Brownell. We were closed about three and a half weeks to clean everything up and we lost one of the roofs on the maintenance building. The storm cost us thousands of dollars.Ž Brownell and his staff have done a wonderful job of getting the enjoyable Harder Hall course back in shape. We worked really hard and long hours to get the course back in good condition,Ž Brownell said. But it seems as if the water table is higher because I see water standing where it didnt used to. The course is in great condition and we invite the golfers out there to come out and play a round.Ž River Greens golf course in Avon Park closed for a week because of Hurricane Irma. After the storm you could not see the fairways because of the branches and leaves,Ž said River Greens professional Jason Beatty. We lost a couple of large trees and it took about a week to get it cleaned up. It cost us a week of business and extra expense for the help.Ž River Greens, which is a tight and fun layout, is in excellent shape a year after Hurricane Irma. The course is in great shape and the greens are as good as Ive ever seen them,Ž Beatty said. You cant “nd a bad spot on any of them and this is a great time to play.Ž Pinecrest Golf Club in Avon Park didnt suffer excessive damage from Hurricane Irma. We were only closed for a few days from the hurricane,Ž said Pinecrest Golf Club professional Joe Staffeiri. We didnt have a tremendous amount of damage, it was mostly trees.Ž Pinecrest Golf Club is a true Florida course and offers an enjoyable experience. The course is in good shape,Ž Staffeiri said. There are still trees in certain areas that we havent replaced, but this course drains really well and despite all the rain weve had, its in good condition.Ž Placid Lakes Country Club suffered water and tree damage from Hurricane Irma. Half of the golf course was ”ooded and we had debris on the course that had ”oated out of the lake,Ž said Placid Lakes Country Club co-owner Jeff Harstein. It set back our weed control program and fertility program back about a year and a half. Besides the loss of income from the storm, a year later were trying to get the course back in the shape it was prior to the hurricane. It will probably cost us $250,000 between the damage to the course, replacing the roof on the restaurant, the loss of income and the loss of the kitchen.Ž Placid Lakes Country Club is a challenging layout and provides a fair test for any golfer. The course is in good shape and we invite the public to come out and enjoy a round of golf,Ž Harstein. Sebring Golf Club had some tree and water damage from Hurricane Irma. We were closed for a week and had a lot of trees down and one of our golf cart barns was damaged,Ž said Sebring Golf Club professional Kim Darrow. We also had to replace the roof on our restaurant and the pro shop. We worked hard to get it cleaned up.Ž Sebring Golf Club is popular with many of the locals. The course is in great shape,Ž said Darrow. Its a little wet because of all the rain weve had but its looking good and the greens are rolling true.Ž Sun n Lake Golf Club, which has 36 holes and attracts a large number of golfers, was closed for two weeks from Hurricane Irma. We had nine holes open on Turtle Run two weeks after the storm,Ž said Sun n Lake Golf Club professional Andy Kesling. It took us “ve weeks to get all the trees cleared and to get Deer Run in shape to play.Ž Sun n Lake Golf Club offers golfers a pleasurable round and an excellent dining experience in the Island View Restaurant. Its like night and day from last year to now,Ž Kesling said. Its taken a lot of work, but the courses are in the best shape theyve ever been.ŽGolf courses overcome adversityMost clubs have returned to normal after Hurricane Irma FILE PHOTOA fallen tree and standing water were common sights at Harder Hall C ountry Club after Hurricane Irma blew through the Heartland last year. By ALLEN MOODYHIGHLANDS SUN EDITORSEBRING „ Its said the show must go on,Ž but in the case of Hurricane Irma, the show was frequently rescheduled at a later date, as numerous community events were pushed back to allow for people to recover from Irmas wrath. Highlands Little Theatres Moonlight, Martinis and MeatballsŽ was originally scheduled for Sept. 9, 2017 and rescheduled for Sept. 23, only to be moved to January, where it turned out to be a big success. The theater was hit hard by Irma and the rains that followed afterward. Sebring Assistant City Adminstrator Bob Hoffman said HLT had quite a bit of water intrusion, particularly in the basement, while water also entered into the lobby and there was a leak up at the stage. Highlands Little Theatre also pushed back the performances of The Music ManŽ several weeks, with the show opening on Nov. 15, 2017 instead of late October. South Florida State Colleges Florida TreasuresŽ was rescheduled for Oct. 4, while the SFSC Librarys Batman DayŽ was postponed for the year, but locals will be able to catch this years version on Friday, Sept. 14. Hoffman also said Thakkar Pavilion at HLT lost some tiles, and there was plenty of damage to the art village including to the roof and part of the ”oor buckling in one of the structures. The Highlands NewsSuns Women in Business event was pushed back a little over a week, but other events, particularly those held outdoors, werent as fortunate. Events marking the anniversary of 9/11 had to be canceled, as did the Sebring Thunder, the Firematics Competition, The Palms of Sebring Apple Fall Festival, the Humane Society of Highlands Countys Terror Trail and Highlands Hammock State Parks Haunted Hammock. Lake Placids Bartoberfest looked to be another event to get scrapped for the year, but Gini and Steve Shevick wouldnt hear of it and together with a dedicated team of volunteers cleaned up Stewart Park and were able to hold the annual event. The town could not guarantee that the park would be cleaned up in time for Barktoberfest,Ž Gini Shevick said. The only way to know that it would be ready on time was to clean it ourselves.Ž When the Shevicks sent out work help was needed, roughly 15 volunteers showed up the Saturday before the event was scheduled and worked all morning and into the afternoon to make the park presentable. It was quite an undertaking, but they did it. I cannot tell you how grateful Steve and I are for the volunteers,Ž Gini Shevick said. We are also appreciative that the chamber of commerce and the town are working together to ensure that all of our needs are met..Ž To say Barktoberfest ended up being a success would be an understatement. In addition to 57 animals who found new homes, PAWsitive Effects, the foundation the Shevicks founded and operate, raised more than $19,000, all of which went to local rescue groups. The “fth annual Barktoberfest will take place Saturday, Oct. 6.Irma wreaks havoc on community events FILE PHOTOOlivia Scott serves up her Italian meatballs with creamy Parmesan sauce at Januarys Moonlight, Martinis and Meatballs event. T he event was slated for September but pushed back due to Hurricane Irma. COURTESY GRAPHICHurricane Irma forced the cancellation of the Humane Society of Highlands Countys Terror Trail in 2017, but the event will be back this year.

PAGE 11 September 10, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | A11LOCAL SPORTS Special to Highlands News-SunMONTEREY, Calif. … In typical IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge fashion, Saturdays WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca 120 wasnt decided until the checkered ”ag ”ew. With championship implications on the line, the “nal 10 minutes of the two-hour race featured the top four Grand Sport (GS) cars running within two seconds of each other. The leading No. 28 RS1 Porsche Cayman GT4 MR of Dillon Machavern had paced the “eld for a majority of the “nal hour of the race, yet in the mirror loomed the No. 57 Winward Racing / HTP Motorsport MercedesAMG GT4 of Christian Hohenadel. In third place was the most recent GS winner from VIRginia International Raceway, the No. 46 Team TGM Mercedes-AMG GT4 at the hands of Hugh Plumb, and in fourth was the No. 15 Multimatic Motorsports Ford Mustang GT4 of Scott Maxwell, who co-drives with Ford development driver Ty Majeski. However, heading to the checkered ”ag on the 2.238-mile circuit, the second-place MercedesAMG of Hohenadel began sputtering and dropped through the “eld as it began to run out of gas. The leading No. 28 Porsche, which had been on the same pit cycle, soon followed suit in the “nal turns of the “nal lap.Team TGM wins at Laguna SecaTakes first in Continental Tire Challenge IMSA PHOTOIt was an exciting “nish with Team TGM winning Saturdays Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge at Laguna Seca. By JOHN MARSHALLASSOCIATED PRESSTEMPE, Ariz. „ Arizona State kicked off the Herm Edwards era with a blowout of UTSA. Beating a school from a smaller conference could be expected. Rallying from a 10-point de“cit in the fourth quarter against the nations No. 15 team? Now thats a statement. Brandon Ruiz kicked a 28-yard “eld goal as time expired and the Sun Devils notched a marquee win early in Edwards tenure, knocking off No. 15 Michigan State 16-13 on Saturday night. When you speak to the players, winning always justi“es what you do,Ž Edwards said. When you win, they continue to buy in.Ž Edwards hire raised a few eyebrows when Arizona State lured the former NFL head coach back to the sideline after eight years in a television studio. Two weeks into his “rst season in the desert, the Sun Devils (2-0) have shown they could be in the Pac-12 South title conversation „ and possibly more. Arizona State routed UTSA 49-7 in its opener and faced a much bigger challenge against Michigan State. The Sun Devils never ”inched, relying on their defense to keep the game close before scoring 13 points in the fourth quarter. Manny Wilkins missed some deep throws early, but found his mark when Arizona State needed him most. He hit NKeal Harry on a 27-yard touchdown early in the fourth quarter and orchestrated the drive to set up Ruizs winning kick, “nishing with 380 Sun Devils knock off SpartansArizona State rallies to stun Michigan State ROSS D. FRANKLIN /ASSOCIATED PRESSArizona States Eno Benjamin sti arms Michigan States Jack Camper during Saturday nights game. The Sun Devils beat the Spartans 16-13. HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN SPORTS STAFFThe after school tennis program at the Thakkar Tennis Center at the Country Club of Sebring runs through Oct. 5. The program is run by USPTA certi“ed professional Horace Watkis. The four-week programs are for youngsters ages 4-18. Tiny tots, ages 4-6, are Tuesdays from 3:15 to 4 p.m. and the cost is $37. Future champs, ages 6-12, are offered Mondays through Fridays from 4 to 5 p.m. and the cost is $45. Pre-tournament academy is Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 and the cost is $60. High school team level is Thursdays from 4 to 5:30 and the cost is $60. For more information, contact Watkis at 863-414-2164 or 863-386-4282 Lane Crosson Golf Tournament The Lane Crosson Memorial Golf tournament will be held on Saturday, Oct. 20 at Pinecrest Golf Club. The tournament bene“ts Jade Jackson who is a 20-year-old girl who has been “ghting brain cancer since 2013. Her cousin Lane Crosson was one of her biggest supporters. Jade travels to Augusta, Ga., once a month where she receives treatment in a clinical trial. The golf tournament is a four-person scramble format and the cost is $240 for each foursome. The tournament has an 8 a.m. shotgun start and after the round is complete a lunch will be served. The “eld is limited to the “rst 28 teams to register. For information call the Pinecrest pro shop at 863-453-7555. An added feature will be a twoman double-elimination Cornhole Tournament. The cost is $20 pererson. Come out and support a golf tournament for a great cause. Healthy Heart 5K run/4K Paws run SEBRING „ The annual Healthy Heart 5K Run and 4K Paws Run will take place this year on Oct. 6 at Highlands Hammock State Park. The 5K begins at 7:45 a.m. and the 4K with your dog starts at 8:15 a.m. First “ve dogs across the “nish line receive a prize. For information, call Jim or Colleen Polatty at 863-386-4927.Sign up for after school tennis By RUTH ANNE LAWSONSTAFF WRITERAVON PARK … The heat was overwhelming as the Lake Placid Green Dragons and Avon Park Red Devils hit the court. With no air conditioning the Green Dragons battled through the heat to defeat the Red Devils in three sets Thursday night in a Class 5A-District 8 match. Lake Placid knocked off Avon Park by scores of 25-17, 25-16 and 25-21. The win improved the Green Dragons to 7-4 overall and 2-0 in districts, while the Red Devils are 3-3, 0-2. We came out strong,Ž said Lake Placid Coach Charlotte Bauder. We did play a lot over the weekend in a tournament against teams from out of state. We had the chance to play around with things and “gure out which rotations work best for us. Tonights game started off a little sketchy at “rst. With no air and the heat getting to them it took a minute to get their bearings. They played well and came out swinging.Ž Avon Park and Lake Placid stayed neck and neck most of the “rst set. The teams tied at 7-7. Lake Placid pulled ahead when Jenna Capuano went on a three-point run pushing the Dragons into a 13-10 lead. Capuano led the Green Dragons with 6 aces and 13 assists. Lake Placids Raeley Matthews served a four-point run that included two aces to lengthen the Dragons lead to 18-11. Avon Parks Kim Banegas cut the de“cit with a Green Dragons overpower Devils Lake Placid beats Avon Park in district volleyball RUTH ANNE LAWSON/STAFF Lake Placids Raeley Matthhews gets a kill as Avon Parks Brianna Nobles tries to block in Thursday nights district win. The G reen Dragons swept the Red Devils in three sets. Avon Parks Julia Crull stretches to hit the ball in Thursdays district game against Lake Placid.VOLLEY | 12A SUN | 12A LAGUNA | 12A


A12 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | September 10, 2018 two-point run bring the score to 18-14. Banegas and Haleigh Franza led the Red Devils with 3 kills each. Julia Crull made 7 digs, 4 assists, and a kill for Avon Park. Lake Placid achieved the “nal points they need to defeat the Devils 25-17. I saw some great things,Ž Bauder said. We still have a little bit of that roller coaster effect but we are minimizing it. We play Sebring on Monday and we want to do better than we did during the preseason and we are doing that. We are going to work on some things to get ready for Sebring. We cant have mistakes that we can control. Sebring is sound and we have to execute and do things with “delity like we do in practice. We “gured out what we need to do in order to limit our mistakes. Mostly it has been us standing ”at-footed waiting for someone else to make the mistake. We have learned to execute points and how to “nish points. I am proud of them for playing so much and getting a lot of matches under our belt.Ž Lake Placid jumped into the lead early in set two. Capuano served a three-point run for a 3-0 lead. Avon Parks Brianna Nobles served a twopoint run to cut the de“cit to 13-7. Both teams inched ahead until Lake Placid had a 16-14 lead. Green Dragon Estefani Barajas had a three-point run that increased Lake Placids lead to 20-15. Barajas contributed 11 assists and Raeley Matthews added 15 kills for the Green Dragons. Valeria Vega went on a four-point run that clinched the victory for Lake Placid with a “nal of 25-15. The third set was a nail bitter that went point for point. Avon Park took the lead early with Banegas serving a three-point run putting the Devils up 5-2. Banegas also contributed 3 blocks for the Red Devils. Lake Placid reclaimed the lead with Capuano going on an impressive seven-point run rocketing the Green Dragons into a 10-5 lead. Lake Placids Yesenia Rameriz had 11 digs and Lynd Lewis offered up 5 crucial blocks. The Red Devils cut the de“cit with Savannah Durrance contributing a three-point run putting Avon Park just one point behind Lake Placid with a score of 10-9. The Red Devils and Green Dragons tied at 15-15, again at 1717 and then once again at 20-20. Lake Placid ran away with the game when Sariah Brajas served the “nal four-point run need to win the set and the match25-21. I thought it was a good game,Ž said Avon Park Coach Jaime Boha. I was actually surprised because Lake Placid is usually a good team and when we “rst started the game we had a chance at beating them,Ž said Avon Park coach Jamie Wirries. It was neck and neck in the beginning. My girls just need to be consistent and that has been our biggest problem. I was so excited because I thought we would get set three but we fell short. It does let me know that we can beat them and it is a different mindset now. My libero, Julia Crull, and my outside hitters, Brianna Nobles and Haleigh Franza, really stood out to me tonight. They are my strongest hitter and best passer. We are going to work hard and practice our blocking to get ready for next week. If we can get some blocks against these bigger girls it will de“nitely help.Ž The Avon Park Red Devils will travel to Frostproof tonight to face the Bulldogs in a non-district match. The Lake Placid Green Dragons will face their rivals the Sebring Blue Streaks in an away match tonight.VOLLEYFROM PAGE 11A Avon Parks Kim Banegas tips the ball over the net while Lake Placids Sariah Barajas tries to block. Lake Placid defeated Avon Park in the district match. RUTH ANNE LAWSON/STAFFLake Placids Raeley Matthews hits the ball out of the reach of Avon Parks Kate Bonini and Kaytlynn Nobles. Lake Placid beat Avon Park in Thursday nights district match.yards passing. Arizona State is 10-0 against Big Ten teams in Tempe. In that second half, we knew we wanted to get down“eld and we started hitting some shots,Ž said Wilkins, who completed 30 of 48 passes. It paid off.Ž Michigan State (1-1) had a hard time shaking Utah State to win its opener by seven. The Spartans had a similar problem with Arizona State after three drives inside the Sun Devils 10 resulted in two “eld goals and an interception. Brian Lewerke, who played at nearby Pinnacle High School, threw for 314 yards and a touchdown for the Spartans, who are 1-13 in regular-season games out West. One loss doesnt mean the end of everything,Ž safety Khari Willis said. Its a non-conference loss, but its not supposed to feel good.ŽSUNFROM PAGE 11A As the Porsche slowed, the No. 46 MercedesAMG and the No. 15 Ford … both of which had been on a later pit cycle than the leaders … soared past for a surprising 1-2 “nish. Say no more, it was an unbelievably wild race,Ž said Plumb. Running out of fuel, save fuel, conserve, dont pass those guys, to full on, lets go get em. Awesome, awesome thank you to our guys at TGM, thanks to (Team Owner) Ted Giovanis and (co-driver) Owen Trinkler. Fantastic job, couldnt think of a better co-driver. Its just unbelievable. As I have said all along we have the best guys in this paddock and it shows every weekend.Ž The wild ending featured two of the top three championship contenders entering the penultimate round of the 2018 season … the No. 28 of Machavern and Pumpelly sat in third, 23 points behind Plumb and Trinkler in “rst with the No. 60 KohR Motorsports of Nate Stacy and Kyle Marcelli in between. While the race looked as if Machavern and Pumpelly would make signi“cant strides to closing the championship gap with a victory, crossing the stripe seventh overall dropped the duo to 34 points behind the No. 46. Marcelli and Stacy remain in second, 31 points back. From a championship perspective, I feel like we are the underdogs in this deal,Ž said Trinkler. We are just out doing our jobs that we are supposed to be doing and let the chips fall where they are, so we didnt feel any pressure coming into this weekend or even at VIR. 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Highlands Health CLASSIFIEDS, COMICS & PUZZLES INSIDESECTION BMonday, September 10, 2018Bugs are not my favorite thing. Even after living in Florida for 35 years, I never grew accustomed to them. If youre like me and would rather not admit defeat in the summer by staying indoors, then go ahead and enjoy the outdoors. You can always soothe your bug bites with my tips below. Just FYI, the B vitamin trick doesnt really work. Some people assume that taking B vitamins repels mosquitos and prevents bug bites, but thats simply not true. Youre still going to get attacked because mosquitoes are more attracted by carbon dioxide and heat, which all of us put off. So forget the B vitamin trick. Why are Bug Bites so Irritating? Its slightly easier to forgive insects for hurting us once you realize their response is just a built-in defense mechanism from eons of evolution. You see, bees, wasps, and spiders usually sting and bite people when they feel like we are threatening their home or life, when we enter their domain. Essentially, ignoring them as they buzz by, or leaving these creatures alone (rather than ”ailing at them) will sometimes cause them to ”y by. It takes courage though, but it goes a long way towards keeping you sting-free. Mosquitos, on the other hand, seek out the sugars in your blood as a primary food source. Theyre not going away just because you ignore them. You have to reckon with those, avoid damp areas, lakes, ponds, water retention areas etc. You can also sometimes repel them naturally, see below. Thankfully, in most cases, bug bites are little more than a temporary annoyance. Even so, the symptoms include redness, localized pain, swelling, and itching, and mild burning at the entry point. It depends on the bug. If youre not allergic, the symptoms typically diminish within a week, but for sure, its possible to “nd relief even faster if you know about natural remedies. As an aside, many of you have NOT been bitten by a bug, but you have skin problems, or rashes of an unexplained etiology. The itching and the unexplained rashes could be related to what youre eating, or to a popular class of medications sold without prescription. This tidbit of information usually comes as a big shock to people when I inform them. Before you begin, be sure to scrutinize the site of the sting for evidence of a stinger. Strive to carefully scrape it out of your skin as soon as possible with a knife, or the edge of a credit card, as the longer it stays lodged in your skin, the more it will irritate you. Tweezers or your “ngers are a bad idea, as youre likely to squeeze more venom from the stinger into your skin. There are few things less pleasant than living with an irritating bug bite, so I dont blame you for seeking ways to calm it down quickly. Below are seven of my preferred remedies for getting bug bites under control so that you can “nd some relief. As a pharmacist, theres nothing wrong with one Advil or Tylenol if you have to contend with a lot of pain that “rst day, but again, my preference is always holistic, natural remedies. Here are eight quick ways to soothe the pain of stings and minor bug bites: 1. Ice Cubes Ice is an almost foolproof method for relieving irritation from insect bites. Not only does ice temporarily numb the pain, but it also reduces swelling and in”ammation so that the injury heals faster. You can apply the ice cubes directly, or put them in a zip log baggie to cut down on dripping. You can also apply the ice cubes before getting the stinger out, if youd like to. Just do that for 30 seconds or a minute. The reason is that the ice cube (or ice pack) will numb your skin so then you can scrape the stinger out (see above). To reduce the risk of harming your skin, dont leave the ice cube in direct contact for more than 5 minutes. Instead, its better to wrap a few ice cubes or a freezer pack in a hand towel or baggie and press it to the mark for Quick ways to soothe insect stings and bitesDEAR PHARMACISTSuzy Cohen By BrandpointMedicares annual enrollment period is almost here „ the time (Oct. 15 to Dec. 7) when people can make changes to their Medicare coverage for the year ahead. Thankfully, there are tools and resources to help you navigate the process and select a plan to meet your needs. National Medicare Education Week begins Sept. 15 with one goal: to help empower people to make informed choices about their Medicare coverage. Local education events are planned across the country and online to help you prepare for the fall annual enrollment period. You can check out a list of events in your area at www. Heres a roundup of frequently asked questions about Medicare you might expect to hear at a National Medicare Education Week event and online resources that can help you get started in your own decision-making process. 1. How do I know which Are you ready for Medicares annual enrollment? BRANDPOINT PHOTOMedicares annual enrollment period will take place Oct. 15 to Dec. 7. By PAIGE BARTLETTJOHN HOPKINS INSTITUTETucked away in the back room of a Johns Hopkins research building, a computer hums quietly at a seemingly modest setup of a desktop and a pair of goggles. But the true magic is behind those goggles, which can immerse the viewer in a 3D interactive version of human anatomy. Looking at a brain slice in virtual reality is like standing in a forest of neuronsŽ says Megan Wood, Ph.D., the postdoctoral fellow at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine who has taken the lead on adapting virtual reality software for her labs use. Stalks of neurons stretch throughout the “eld of view, the “bers traveling to other places in the brain to transmit messages. A kind of childish wonder comes with looking up and seeing a canopy of spindly neuron dendrites. Wood works in the Scientists suit up with VR to study body JOHN HOPKINS INSTITUTE PHOTOResearchers view cells for hearing in 3D using virtual reality. AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATIONCHICAGO „ Men and women with high blood pressure reduced the need for antihypertensive medications within 16 weeks after making lifestyle changes, according to a study presented at the American Heart Associations Joint Hypertension 2018 Scienti“c Sessions, an annual conference focused on recent advances in hypertension research. Lifestyle changes are the “rst step in reducing blood pressure according to the 2017 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Hypertension Guideline. Lifestyle modi“cations, including healthier eating and regular exercise, can greatly decrease the number of patients who need blood pressure-lowering medicine. Thats particularly the case in folks who have blood pressures in the range of 130 to 160 mmHg systolic and between 80 and 99 mmHg diastolic,Ž said study author Alan Hinderliter, M.D., associate professor of medicine at University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. The researchers studied 129 overweight or obese men and women between ages 40 and 80 years who had high blood pressure. Patients blood pressures were between 130-160/8099 mmHg but they were not taking medications to lower blood pressure at the time of the study. More than half were candidates for antihypertensive medication at the studys start, according to recent guidelines. Researchers randomly assigned each patient to one of three 16-week interventions. Participants in one group changed the content of their diets and took part in a weight management program that included behavioral counseling and three-times weekly supervised exercise. They changed their eating habits to that of the DASH plan, a nutritional approach proven to lower blood pressure. DASH emphasizes fruits, vegetables and low-fat dairy and minimizes consumption of red meat, salt and sweets. Participants in the second group changed diet only, focusing on the DASH diet with the help of a nutritionist. The third group didnt change their exercise or eating habits. The researchers found: Those eating the DASH diet and participating in the weight management group lost an average 19 pounds and had reduced blood pressure by an average 16 mmHg systolic and 10 mmHg diastolic at the close of the 16 weeks. Those following only the DASH eating plan had blood pressures decrease an average 11 systolic/8 diastolic mmHg. Adults who didnt change their eating or exercise habits experienced a minimal blood pressure decline of an average 3 systolic/4 diastolic mmHg. By the studys end, only 15 percent of those who had changed both their diet and their exercise habits needed antihypertensive medications, as recommended by the 2017 AHA/Lifestyle changes can reduce need for blood pressure meds AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION PHOTOA woman having her blood pressure checked. PRESSURE | 2B ENROLL | 2B VR | 3B INSECT | 8B


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The National Institutes of Health funded this study.PRESSUREFROM PAGE 1B Medicare coverage is right for me? Each person needs to make coverage decisions based on his or her health care needs and budget. To do that, you need to understand your options. Original Medicare (Parts A and B) is provided by the federal government and includes hospital and medical coverage. But it doesnt cover everything. You may have out-of-pocket costs like deductibles, copays and coinsurance. Coinsurance for most Part B services, for example, is 20 percent of the cost. In addition, Original Medicare does not cover prescription drugs. If you want additional coverage, there are two ways to get it. Add Medicare supplement insurance and/or a standalone Medicare prescription drug plan (Part D) to Original Medicare. Choose a Medicare Advantage plan (Part C), which combines Part A (hospital insurance) and Part B (medical insurance) in one plan. Most plans include prescription drug coverage (Part D), and many offer coverage for things like routine dental and eye care. Medicare Advantage plans also put a cap on your out-of-pocket costs for the year. Theres no cap with Original Medicare. 2. Does Original Medicare cover dental, vision and hearing care? Original Medicare (Parts A and B) does not cover routine dental, vision or hearing care. Some costs may be covered if you have an eye injury or a certain medical condition, such as diabetes or cataracts. Some Medicare Advantage plans cover dental and vision care, including routine eye exams, eye glasses or contacts. Medicare Part B covers diagnostic hearing and balance exams if your doctor thinks you may need medical treatment, but neither Part B nor Part A covers routine hearing tests or hearing aids. Some Medicare Advantage plans offer this coverage. 3. How can I get coverage for my medications, since Original Medicare doesnt provide it? 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PAGE 15 September 10, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | B3laboratory of Paul Fuchs, Ph.D., who is the vice-chair for research and John E. Bordley Professor of Otolaryngology…Head and Neck Surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He studies the neuroscience of hearing. Wood and other trainees in the lab use the virtual reality system to immerse themselves in the delicate, spiral shell-shaped structure of the cochlea, a part of the ear that converts vibrations from sound into electrical impulses carried by nerves to the brain. Instead of trying to ”atten the curved structure of the cochlea into a 2D image that can be interpreted on a computer screen, virtual reality helps researchers get up close and personal with it. They can see the rows of sensory cells lined up around the structure, with neurons trailing beneath them. Colors on different cell types can be turned up and down, causing different parts of the specimen to light up around the viewer. With virtual reality, its easier to visualize how the data exist in real-world dimensions, says Wood. Researchers can also navigate through the anatomy with hand-held controls, turn the structure on its side and look at it from angles that can be awkward to capture otherwise, says Wood. A cuttingŽ tool integrated into the software lets researchers make arti“cial slices in their virtual tissue samples. The program can make some of researchs more tedious tasks, such as counting cells or tracing structures through the tissue, easier, not to mention more entertaining. Youre just climbing along them, tracing them,Ž says Wood. Thats a totally different sensation. Youre so much a part of what youre looking at.Ž The virtual images are most often made by using confocal microscopy, an imaging technique commonly used in cellular biology research. The technique uses lasers that penetrate to precise depths in tissue samples and scan the tissue one layer at a time. This generates a series of images, typically in bright ”uorescent colors. These images can be viewed layer by layer or pieced together into a 3D snapshot model. The models can be displayed on a computer screen, without the virtual reality technology. However, some nuances are lost in translation into ”at images, says Wood. It can be more dif“cult to fully understand spatial relationships and how structures curve toward or away from the viewer. In addition, she says, tissue and other cells can get in the way when researchers are trying to look at particular features. [A ”at image] doesnt tell you much about where those structures are in 3D space,Ž says Wood. Virtual reality also has been a useful tool for teaching high school and undergraduate students in the lab, Wood says. Many of the ears anatomical structures are notoriously dif“cult to explain. But when the students don the virtual reality goggles, they see the 3D version of the structure, turn it and move through it. Then, its much easier to get an intuitive grasp of the anatomy. The lab is also testing virtual reality images generated from electron microscopy data, another imaging technique that provides “ne-grained pictures of tiny cellular structures. Unlike confocal microscopy, this technique requires the tissue to be physically sliced beforehand and then photographed one layer at a time. Wood and her colleagues have used the virtual reality software to stack electron microscopy images together. The software, called syGlass, is currently in the beta testing phase. Its still an evolving product,Ž says Wood. Im glad that were getting in on it early, so we can help “gure out how its best used.ŽVRFROM PAGE 1B SYGLASS PHOTOA group of students learn about VR techniques using syGlass. HIGHLANDS HEALTH EAR-TRONICS LEASE YOUR HEARING AID! Heres Why... 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B4 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | September 10, 2018 LEGAL NOTICES FICTITIOUS NAME12 N O TI C E UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, pursuant to the ``Fictitious Name Act, under Section 865.09 of the Florida Statutes as amended, will register with the Division of Corporations of the Department of State, the fictitious name to-wit: HOME HEALTH FOR SENIORS under which name I am engaged in business at: 3407 Golf Haven Terrace Sebring, FL 33872 and that the owner of said business is: John C. Waddell 3407 Golf Haven Terrace Sebring, FL 33872 September 10, 2018 NOTICE TO CREDITORS20 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 18-401 IN RE: ESTATE OF LORRAINE A. COOPER, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate o f L ORRAINE A. COOPER, deceased, w hose date of death was July 11, 2 018, and whose social security numb er is XXX-XX-4344, is pending in t he Circuit Court for Highlands County, F lorida, Probate Division, the address o f which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representat ive and the personal representatives a ttorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent an d other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on w hom a copy of this notice is required t o be served must file their claims with t his court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE O R 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF S ERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the deceden t a nd other persons having claims or d emands against decedents estate m ust file their claims with this court W ITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE O F THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS N OTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN TH E T IME PERIODS SET FORTH IN FLORIDA STATUTES 733.702 WILL BE FOREVE R BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERI O DS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM F ILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE A FTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF D EATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of thi s n otice is September 3, 2018. Personal Representative : /s/ Christine Alexis Cooper CHRISTINE ALEXIS COOPER 5321 Riverway Dr. Sebring, FL 33875 A ttorney for Personal Representative: / s/ Robert E. Livingston ROBERT E. LIVINGSTON Florida Bar No. 0031259 4 45 S. Commerce Avenue Sebring, Florida 33870 Telephone: (863)385-5156 September 3, 10, 2018 NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE22 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 17000103GCAXMX W ELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., Plaintiff, V S. UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, SURVIVING SPOUSE, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR A GAINST THE ESTATE OF VIOLA H. CLARK A/K/A VIOLA HELEN CLARK, DECEASED; et al., Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sale will be made pursuant to an Order of Final Judgment. Final Judgment was awarded on September 4, 2018 in Civil Case No. 17000103GCAXMX, of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Cir cuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein, WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. is the Plaintiff, and UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, SURVIVING SPOUSE, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST THE ESTATE OF VIOLA H. CLARK A/K/A VIOLA HELEN CLARK, DECEASED; JACK MILTON CLARK REVOCABLE TRUST UNDER AGREEMENT DATED JUNE 10, 1993; MONICA PENNY; WILLIAM PENNY; are Defendants. The Clerk of the Court, Robert Germaine will sell to the highest bidder for cash at the Highlands Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Fl 33870 on October 24, 2018 at 11:00 AM the following described real property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED LAND, SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE COUNTY OF HIGHLANDS STATE OF FLORIDA TO WIT: LOT 10 A ND LOT 11, BLOCK 83, OF NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE22 PLA C ID LAKE S S E C TI O N EI G HT, A CCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 70, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A NY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF A NY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. W ITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on September 4, 2018. CLERK OF THE COURT Robert Germaine By: /s/ Cyndi S. Dassinger Deputy Clerk A LDRIDGE/PITE, LLP A ttorney for Plaintiff(s(s) 1515 Congress Avenue Suite 200 Delray Beach, FL 33445 Telephone 844-470-8804 Facsimile: 561-392-6965 Primary Email: IMPORTANT IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANY ACCOMMODA TION IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED, AT NO COST TO YOU, TO THE P ROVISION OF CERTAIN ASSISTANCE. P LEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE OF THE COURT ADMINISTRATOR, 255 N. B ROADWAY AVENUE, BARTOW, F LORIDA 33830, (863) 534-4686, AT LEAST 7 DAYS BEFORE YOUR SCHEDULED COURT APPEARANCE, OR IMMEDIATELY UPON RECEIVING THIS NOTIFICATION IF THE TIME BEFORE THE SCHEDULED APPEARANCE IS LESS THAN 7 DAYS; IF YOU ARE HEARING OR VOICE IMPAIRED, CALL 711. 1588-008B September 10, 17, 2018 NOTICE OFSALE30 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 17000515GCAXMX NORA M. FLORES and RALPH FLORES, Plaintiffs, v. A MYN PANJWANI, IQBAL PANJ WANI, and U.S. BANK, NATIONAL A SSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF BANC OF AMERICA FUNDING CORPORATION, 2008-FTI TRUST, MORTGAGE PASS THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2008-FTI, Defendants. PLAINTIFFS NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to a Final Judgment dated July 3, 2018, entered in Civil Case No.: 17000515GCAXMX of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein, NORA M. FLORES and RALPH FLORES, are Plaintiffs, and AMYN PANJWANI, IQBAL PANJWANI, and U.S. BANK, NA TIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF BANK OF AMERICA FUNDING CORPORATION, 2008-FTI TRUST, MORTGAGE P ASS THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2008-FTI, are Defendants. Robert Germaine, Highlands Count y Clerk of Courts, will sell to the highest bidder for cash, by sale beginning 11:00 a.m. at the Jury Assembly Room in the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, on September 27, 2018, the following real property more particularly described as: A portion of Lot 3, in block 94, of ORIGINAL TOWN OF SEBRING, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat book 3, page 1, of the public records of Desoto county, of which Highlands county was formerly a part and in Transcript Book, Page 6, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida being more particularly described as follows: COMMENCE at the most Northerly Corner of said Lot 3, Block 94; thence south 70 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds West along the Northerly line of said Lot 3 for 140.00 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence South 20 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds East for 70.00 feet; thence South 70 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds West parallel to the Northerly line of said Lot 3 for 265.00 feet, more or less, to the shoreline of Lake Jackson; thence meandering said shoreline in a Northwesterly direction to the intersection of a line that bears South 70 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds West from the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence North 70 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds East for 270.00 feet, more or less, to the POINT OF BEGINNING. TOGETHER with an easement for ingress, egress and utilities over and across the following: COMMENCE at the most Northerly corner of said Lot 3, Block 94, for a POINT OF BEGINNING; thence South 20 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds East along the East line of said Lot 3, for 25.00 feet; thence South 70 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds West for 140.00 feet; thence North 20 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds West for 25.00 feet to the Northerly line of said Lot 3; thence North 70 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds East for 140.00 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Subject to restrictions, reservations and easements of record, if any, and taxes and assessments for the year of 2005 and subsequent years. 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 60 days after the sale. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entiNOTICE OFSALE30 tled, at no cost to you, to the provision o f certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, (863)534-4690, within two (2) working days of your receipt of ths Notice of Sale; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD (863)534-7777 or Florida Relay Service 711. Dated this 29th day of August, 2018. Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Cyndi S. Dassinger As Deputy Clerk September 3, 10, 2018 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE T ENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 13000549GCAXMX W ELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. HERBERT GRAHAM, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure S ale dated September 5, 2018, and e ntered in Case No. 1 3000549GCAXMX of the Circuit C ourt of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in a nd for Highlands County, Florida in w hich Wells Fargo Bank, NA, is the P laintiff and Herbert B. Graham, Leslie M. Graham,Unknown Tena nt, are defendants, the Highlands C ounty Clerk of the Circuit Court will s ell to the highest and best bidder for c ash in the Jury Assembly Room in the b asement, Highlands County Courth ouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, S ebring, FL 33870, Highlands County, Florida at 11:00AM on the 10th day o f October, 2018, the following d escribed property as set forth in said F inal Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 5, BLOCK 5, SEBRING 98, S ECTION ONE, ACCORDING TO T HE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDE D IN PLAT BOOK 10, PAGE 1, OF T HE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHL ANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A /K/A 219 ANDRETTI AVE, SEBRING, FL 33876 Any person claiming an interest in the s urplus from the sale, if any, other t han the property owner as of the date o f the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Highlands County, Florida this 5 th day of September, 2018. Clerk of the Circuit Cour t Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Chrystal Williams Deputy Clerk I f you are a person with a disability w ho needs any accommodation in o rder to participate in this proceeding, y ou are entitled, at no cost to you, to t he provision of certain assistance. P lease contact the Office of the Court A dministrator, (863)534-4690, within t wo (2) working days of your receipt fo t he Notice of Sale; if you are hearing o r voice impaired, call TDD (863)5347 777 or Florida Relay Service 711. To f ile response please contact Highlands C ounty Clerk of Court, 590 S. Comm erce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870-3867, T el: (863)402-6591; Fax: (863)4026 664. IS-16-016012 September 10, 17, 2018 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE : M ac kli n T ransport gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 9/21/2018 at 8:00 AM at 1002 W Cornell St, Avon Park, FL 33825 pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. Macklin Transport reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 2HGFG21586H701421 2006 HONDA CIVIC SI September 10, 2018 Lookingfor Adventure? Findit inthe Classifieds 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 HOMES FOR SALE SEBRING1026 S e b r i ng, Fl or id a 863 214 7959 New House3 bed/2bath $210,000 CONDOS/VILLAS FOR SALE1040 Avon Park 2/1 Villa$550/mo + $325 sec. New carpeting. Call Tommy:863-873-1654 WANTED TO BUY1120 Lake PlacidCASH for Your Home! Rapid Closing; Any Condition. Must have sufficient equity. Ken 863-441-2689 HOMES FOR RENT1210 Apartments & Housesfor Rent in Highlands County Starting at $450Pet Friendly!Call Lakefront Home 2000 sf home $1,000/mo 1yr lease, NO PETS.863-382-2221 DUPLEXES FOR RENT1300 L a k e Pl ac id ~ recent l y renovated duplex 2/1, tile floors. $ 750 +1st, last & sec. 863381-3800 or 305-781-0007 APARTMENTS FOR RENT1320 Duplex~ 2/1 great location, remodeled, no pets, W/D hookup. $550 1st, last + $500 sec. 863-471-6966 Sebring~ 1/1, includes water, sewer & garbage. $450. First, last & sec. No Pets. 800-743-2301 S e b r i ng~ new comp l ete l y remodeled lrg 1bd & 2 bd: new kit c abinets, appliances, ceramic tile. $600/mo 863-588-0303 Sebring Lake Front Condos & HousesNew kitchens; 1br starting at $550; 2 br starting at $675 1yr lease, NO PETS. 863-382-2221 MOBILE HOMES FOR RENT1340 2 / 2 ~ C HA, W/D hookup, carport, storage shed, city water. No pets. $600/mo 863-8400 494 or 863-465-1451 Sebring~1/1 newly remodeled, quiet park & pets welcome! $595/mo, trash incl. Call Philip 863-899-1762 Sebring~ 2/1 $550/mo plus 1st, last & $35 background check; No Dogs. 863-381-4110 ROOMS FOR RENT1360 A von P ar k ~ S tu di o ( w /b at h fridge & microwave only; 1 person only) Newly updated. $550/mo + sec. No smokers, Next to Olympic rest. Landmark Suites, 510 US Hwy 27 N. By appointment. 954-612-8585 Lake Placid~ 1/1; singles only; includes electric, fridge & microwave. $400. 863-699-0049 VACATION/ SEASONALRENTALS1390 Sebring~ 2/2Furnished Mobile Homes in 55+communities. Francis I and/or Francis II. Utilities included, Very clean. 305-431-1283 Y Y ouSa ouSa ve ve BigBuc BigBuc ks ks Shopping Shopping Classifieds! Classifieds! COMMERCIAL RENTAL1392 Sebring *Liberty Star Plaza*3000-18,000 sqft; Built out. US 27 Near SR 66.Great Medical, School, Real Estate space!863-471-0663 WAREHOUSE & STORAGE1640 Downtown Sebring~ 40x43 w/AC mezzanine offices. Great for shop or small business.863-446-3030 2000EMPLOYMENT HELPWANTED2001 Aluminum Installer Wanted For Gutters, Soffits & Fascia. Must be experienced. Call 863-381-9659 HARDEE CO. BOCC PUBLIC 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 Heavy Equipment Operator (FL A CDL Air Brake and Tanker endorsements) $13.52-$18.64/hr. + ben. pkg. Equipment Operator/ Spotter (FL A CDL Air Brake and Tanker endorsements) $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. Bridge Worker (FL BŽ CDL) $11.13 $15.35/hr. +ben. pkg.Positions include 100% paid Health Insurance for Employee Coverage. Job descriptions @ w/application. Submit: HR, 205 Hanchey Rd., Wauchula, FL 33873 863-773-2161. Positions open until filled. NEEDAJOB? CHECKTHE CLASSIFIEDS! WORKERS WANTED 4 4 temp farmworkers needed 1 0/15/18 … 12/20/18. Worke rs will perform various duties a ssociated w/harvesting and h and weeding employers crops a ccording to supervisors ins tructions. Workers will have ext ensive periods of sitting, s tanding, walking pushing, p ulling, repetitive movement, frequent stopping and lifting 75 lbs. Must have 3 months verifiable experience hand harvesting a perishable crop & affirmative verifiable job references. May random drug test at employers expense. Guaranteed at least 3/4 of contract hours but hours will vary according to weather and crop conditions. Hours may exceed or be less than 35 hours. Work tools, supplies, equipment provided at no cost. Housing provided for non-commuting workers at no cost. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed to worker upon completion of 50% of contract or earlier if appropriate. $11.29/hr, applicable piece rate depending on crop activity, or current applicable AEWR. Raise/bonus at employer discretion. EOE. Worksites in Hardee Co FL. Report or send a resume to the nearest FL Career Source Heartland office or call 863-3853672 & ref job #FL10756733. DLR Fruit & Vegetable Inc Wauchula, FL Highlands County H&R Block OfficesNow seeking talented highlymotivated professionals! Limited or no prior experience? NO PROBLEM. Our Tax Course is recognized as the industrys leading tax training program & will provide you with the skills needed to become a tax professional.Classes Begin:10/02/18; End 11/10/18 at Sebring LocationClass Hours:Tues & Thurs 6pm-9pm; *Some Sat., 10am-1pmCall 863-385-1052to see how you can get $50 off your class Expd Excavator & LoaderDemo work; Mechanical Skills & Dump Truck Exp; Class A CDL a plus! 863-382-1228 HELPWANTED2001 FCCCJob FairSeptember 12 9am…1pm13619 SE Hwy. 70 Arcadia Bring current resume & 2 forms of identification Now Hiring: Clinical Therapist Therapeutic Security Tech. Transport Officer Registered Nurse Psychologist Maintenance Technician Licensed Practical or Vocational Nurse FT Pest Control Technician and/or Lawn Technician for local pest control company. Must be 18 years old and have a good driving record. Benefits avail! 863-465-6622 or Fax resume to 863-465-1513. MAINTENACE TECHNICIAN Correct Care Solutions F/T Maintenance service & repairs of plumbing, carpentry, painting, plastering, machine servicing, & electrial servicing. High school diploma or equivalent required & 3 yrs. of general maintenance. EPA cert. for refrigerants & at least 1 yr. of HVAC training preferred.www.correctcare solutions.comJob Fair: Sept. 12, 9am-1pm 13619 SE Hwy. 70 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 CUSTODIAN, HIGHLANDS CAMPUS (PT)Position is located in Avon Park. Open until filled. To apply visithttp://sfsc.interviewechange.com863-784-7132. EA/EO VETS PREF. The Town of Lake Placid is accepting applications for the Public Works Department. General Public Works employee is required to work in several capacities from sanitation to maintenance of town roads, parks, and facilities. This position requires a State of Florida issued CDL type A or B driver license with a clean driving record. Staring pay for CDL Licensed employee with clean driving record, agreeable to performing all tasks in the job description as needed is $12.40 per hour for up to four CDL licensed employees. Vacation, sick leave, family death leave benefits. State retirement benefits transferable to or from any other job in the Florida State Retirement system. Interested parties should submit applications and resumes as stated on website. bulletin/employment.html ALL APPLICATIONS MAY BE SUBMITTED TO: Town of Lake Placid, 311 West Interlake Boulevard, Lake Placid, Fl. 33852 OR EMAILED TO .The Town of Lake Placid is an Equal Employment OpportunityŽ employer & Drug Free Work Environment.Ž Expd Metal Roofer WantedI have building permits for several projects. $20/hr. Call Terry 863-382-2221 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

PAGE 17 September 10, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | B5 HELPWANTED2001 THERAPEUTIC SECURITY TECHNICIAN Correct Care Solutions Front-line support to residents in the living units by continuously monitoring residents & unit activities. Serves as a member of the treatment team while assuring the safety and security of the living unit. High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor degree preferred. 1yr. direct care experience in a forensic, correctional, mental health or hospital setting preferred.www.correctcare Job Fair: Sept. 12, 9am-1pm13619 SE Hwy. 70, Arcadia PROFESSIONAL2010 SeekingFull-TimeExperienced ParalegalPLEASE ONLY apply if your skill set & experience level are advanced & you are driven to succeed. This position involves high volume, intense focus & a high degree of organization for a fast-paced & demanding environment. Requirements:… 5+years prior legal experience in family law claims/ cases; … Experienced, able to work independently and ablility to multitask/pr ioritize & deliver on deadlines; … Exemplary work ethic; excellent writing skills; commitment to excellence; professional appearance & demeanor; excellent communication/listening skills; … Intermediate to advanced computer skills: Outlook Office, Word, Excel, Calendar; preparation of exhibits, drafting of pleadings and letters, monitoring and obtaining discovery from opposing counsel; … Knowledge of F lorida E-filing portal and knowledge/understanding of FL Family Law; … Interact with and support attorneys maintaining and providing documentation. Benefits:… Medical, Vision, Dental, 401K after 90 days of employment; … Vacation & PTO (Paid Time Off) after one year of service. … Competitive Compensation; negotiable based on work product, experience and history of success. Submit Introductory Letter and Resu me in Word format & email Experienced Toddler TeacherPay based on exp. & credsCall 863-699-1164 COMPUTER2025 IT S ecur i ty A na l ystPerforms two core functions: (1) operations of in-place security solutions and (2) identification, investigation and resolution of security breaches detected by those systems. Other responsibilities include (1) implementation of new security solutions. (2) creation and maintenance of policies, standards, baselines, guidelines, and procedures, (3) conducting vulnerability audits and assessments. IT Security Analysts are expected to be fully aware of the established enterprise security goals as stated policies, procedures and guidelines and to actively work towards upholding those goals. Employment-Opportunities.aspx MEDICAL2030 INTERNAL ADMISSIONS COORDINATOR We currently have a Full-Time position available for an energetic Internal Admissions Coordinator. 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Contact Angelina or Vanessa863-453-0186 Oaks at AvonReaders Choice Award FacilityHIRING RNs New Wages Full-Time & Part-Time Positions Flexible Shifts Available Career Advancement OpportunitiesAll 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 OAKS AT AVONReaders Choice Award Facility HIRING CNAs Full/Part-Time, all shifts~New Wages!!~Benefits for FT!!Apply at 1010 Hwy 27N Avon Park or fax resume toTammy Padilla at863-453-5308 Oaks at AvonReaders Choice Award Facility HIRING LPNs Full-Time & Part-Time Career Advancement OpportunitiesHighly Competitve SalariesAll Eligible Applicants will be Interviewed DirectlyApply at 1010 US Hwy 27 N., Avon Park or fax resumeto Tammy Padilla at 863-453-5308 SOCIAL SERVICES DIRECTORProgressive long-term care is seeking a qualified Social Services Director as part of the management team. A degree in social services or a suitable human services field preferred. Strong working knowledge of long-term care documentation a plus. Excellent Pay and Benefits available. Salary based on education and experience. Send resume to or apply in person at:Royal Care of Avon Park, Attention: Maria Perez, Director of HR, 1213 W Stratford Rd., Avon Park, FL (863) 453-6674 or Fax to: (863) 453-0769. EOE, F/F, DFWP. Needanew Home? LookintheClassifieds! RESTAURANT/ HOTEL2040 Lake Placid Elks looking for Expd Bartender. Call Tom, Bar Manager at 954-296-5762 Sebring~ Accepting applications for exp. Front of the HouseEmployee w/abilities in cashier, prep & dish. Pay based on exp. References req. Send work exp. outline SKILLED TRADES2050 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 Plumber NeededService work & new construction. Possibility to take over company. No drugs. No alcohol. Call863-441-2218 GENERAL2100 Pl ant N ursery l oo ki ng f or mot ivated individual to apply pesticides, mowing etc. Would prefer someone with experience. You can call 863-832-4252 or 863773-6662 and ask for Carolyn. 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!! Let customers Find Youby advertising your business on the Business & Services Page! Mention this ad and Call Today !! 863-658-0307 6000 MERCHANDISE HIGHLANDS HOT DEALS!Do you have stuff to sell at $500 or less? 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Cond! $400; 2 bar stools black, w/tan felt seats. $35 ea. 863-840-1626 Rattan furniture set~ couch, l oveseat, lrg chair & end table, t able w/4 chairs & cushions. $400. 863-840-1626 Recliner Chair~ Burgundy cloth, like new, $50. 305-310-0090 We Buy/Sell Clean Used Furniture. Best Prices in Town!Sebring Furniture 1542 Lakeview Dr. (next to Save-a-Lot)863-386-1119 50% OFFSelected LR & DR sets! Open 9-5 ThurSatat Downtown Mall 231 S. Ridgewood Dr. S ofa Bed, queen, Tommy Bahama style, $400 / Dining Rm Set, drop leaf high top, 6 chairs, $350 863-381-7818 Wall Unit~ 5pc white oak; expands to 8; 1pc moveable for TV; 6 glass display units w/2 lgted; 6 storage units. $200.863-699-6835 TV/STEREO/RADIO6040 Small home system~ radio/CD with remote. $20.863-453-4234 MUSICAL6090 Guitar~ Yamaha Acoustic, 6 string solid wood top, $145,863-385-3433 MEDICAL6095 Aluminum Ramp~ Great for wheelchairs, scooters etc. 26. 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B6 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | September 10, 2018 SPECIAL TO HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUNSEMINOLE „ My Hope Chests first annual Bling A Bra for Breast Cancer „ Decorating Cups to Fill Cups!Ž is a national bra decorating contest combining fun with fundraising while celebrating healing and closure for breast cancer survivors. This online fundraiser is aimed to rally individuals and corporations to decorate their bras in the most creative fashion with a chance to win a $500 Amazon Gift Card just in time for holiday shopping. The event kicked off Sept. 1 on Following a $25 donation, contestants can submit photos of their decorated bras to the charitys event page and gallery. My Hope Chest will promote the blingedŽ bras via social media and, beginning Oct. 15 voting on favorite designs will begin. The winner will be announced Friday, Nov. 2. See registration and contest details on Breast cancer is more than pink ribbons. Its real women coming through a very difficult and life changing experience,Ž said Alisa Savoretti, a survivor and founder of My Hope Chest. As October approaches, My Hope Chests mission focuses not on awareness of the disease, but rather on the action of making women whole again after mastectomy, helping restore their quality of life in body, mind and spirit after cancer. My Hope Chest is excited to launch our new Bling A Bra for Breast Cancer campaign to celebrate survivors and bring a bit of fun to the little known but serious issue that thousands of women face each year: lack of funding for their reconstruction. We are very hopeful this event grows with sponsors and participants getting involved to help us eliminate our wait list of women in need.Ž This first annual event is sponsored by a grant from The Plastic Surgery Foundation. 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PAGE 19 September 10, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | B7By NANCY DALEYOGA FOR LIFEThe “rst stage in a Yoga practice at home is called Awakening the Body.Ž It is important to awaken the muscles/breath in the body when we “rst initiate our Yoga practice of various postures. Awakening the body introduces rhythmic deep breathing (slowly inhaling and exhaling through the nose) as we stand in TadasanaŽ or Mountain Pose.Ž This “rst posture brings our attention to standing tall and straight, spine aligned and lengthened with the feet shoulder-width apart directly in line beneath the hips. Feet should be straight forward with the patellaŽ (kneecap pulled up), thighs turned slightly inward. Be sure to keep the chin pulled back and ears in alignment with the shoulder blades. The straight and lengthened posture invites deeper inhales and exhales. Next stage in Awakening the BodyŽ is to expand the thoracic cavity, front and back, as you inhale/exhale to support deep breathing. Next, lift the shoulders up to the ears when you inhale, open the chest and draw the shoulder blades deeper into the depth of the back as you exhale. Hold the posture long and straight. The “rst posture should be slowly initiated to awaken the entire body with movement. Practice raising the arms long, keeping the upper arms next the ears then clasp the hands overhead and turn the hands over. Lift both arms upwards and lengthen. Hold the posture 10 seconds and breathe. Next, slowly bend from the waist forward extending the arms long and pressing the buttocks back. Focus on keeping the spine level as you forward bend. You can slightly bend the knees to prevent over-stretching the back of the calves. Hold the pose for 15 seconds and then slowly rise, keeping the thighs straight as you come back into a straight line. Next, slowly bend the back looking upwards, stay balanced leaning only as far back as you are steady and hold the pose 15 seconds. Slowly raise up to arms overhead then exhale both arms to the sides. Do these opening postures two or three times until you feel your body ready to move into other Yoga postures. Awakening the body increases deep breathing, relaxes the mind from worldly thoughts as you focus on the breath. When you start with deep breathing, your mind and body will be receptive to begin a flow of Yoga postures. Stay centered in your postures; you can return to the worldŽ another time. Yoga is our time to renew and restore.Yoga for life „ awakening the body COURTESY PHOTOSYoga at Golds Gym. Yoga at Peter Powell Roberts Museum. Yoga on Kissimmee. adno=3610372-1


B8 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | September 10, 2018 about 5 to 10 minutes (or as long as you can tolerate). 2. Tea Bags While you might typically turn to tea to soothe your emotional state, this potent brew can aid sensitive skin as well. The tannins within black tea are naturally astringent, which means that they will draw toxins out of your skin and quickly ease discomfort. Used tea bags work “ne, so consider storing them in the fridge in a damp Ziplock bag so that they are chilled and ready when you need them during the healing process. While regular black tea tends to work well because of the high content of tannins, you can also consider using an herbal tea such as chamomile. This daisy family relative is a common ingredient in natural remedies, and it works well to reduce in”ammation and prevent skin irritation at the site of your bite. Green tea also works well as an alternative, thanks to the tannins as well as its potent anti-in”ammatory properties. Some people think that the tea bag trick works due to caffeine, but thats not really the reason. A cup of green or black tea contains lower amounts of caffeine than coffee, but the tannin concentration is much higher in teas. Tannins not only help reduce pain on contact, but the also break down pain-causing proteins that were injected into you from the stinger. If you drink green tea, you also get the calming bene“t of L-theanine, as well as potent anti-cancer properties. 3. Garlic & Onions Forget scaring away vampires lol, garlic works great against the most irritating kind of bloodsuckerthe mosquito! Garlic, onions, shallots, leeks and chives all belong to the Allium genus. All of these might help with bug bites. Youll get the best relief from garlics in my opinion. And the strongest method comes from simple cutting a clove in half and applying the meat of the garlic directly on to your skin. That said, some people “nd that their skin is too sensitive (or its applied to early on) and the garlic trick results in more itching and stinging. If that happens to you, obviously, put the clove down. Another option might be to mince up a clove or two and blend it into an unscented lotion that you like, or plain olive oil, or coconut oil. This dilutes the garlics intensity, without really compromising its bene“ts. Apply this garlic-lotion or garlic-oil blend on the site of your bug bite with your “nger, or a Q-tip and let it rest there for at least ten minutes. Afterward, you can wipe it off with a clean, damp washcloth and reapply it again if necessary. Make sure your washcloth is lukewarm or cool, but de“nitely not hot. The heat will make it hurt more. Onions, another member of the allium family, can also bring you relief. Fresh onion applied directly to a bite or sting can reduce irritation and swelling, and the plants natural anti-fungal properties will reduce your chance of contracting an infection. All you need to do is cut a slice from an onion (any variety can work) and apply it directly to your bite. Be careful cutting onions, for me they are trouble. Lets assume you can cut an onion slice without cutting your “nger, LOL! Just keep it in place for about 5 or 10 minutes before washing it off. Thats long enough to get the healing bene“ts from the allium/allicin and enough to keep microbes away. If it burns in a bad way, of course, remove it. Be smart. 4. Essential Oils Considered by many to be the lifeblood of plants, essential oils have some impressive compounds for promoting wellness in humans. Many essential oils are naturally antibacterial, and they can reduce itching, pain and swelling from bug bites. Two stellar options for bug bites include tea tree oil and lavender oil, thanks to their antiseptic properties. Just dab a small amount on a cotton swab and carefully coat your skin with it until it soaks in. Like garlic, this might require a 50/50 dilution of coconut oil and tea tree, or a dilution in a bit of water. You dont have to, it depends on your personal sensitivity and the bug bite. Dont put it on an open wound of course. Tea tree oils compounds will kill any lingering fungi or bacteria, and it will also reduce swelling. Lavender, in contrast, can soothe skin and is believed to help stop bleeding. You dont need to dilute that one. Personally, I would mix them both together. Youll get the best bene“t from combining these two oils and distributing them in a carrier oil like coconut oil. This makes the essential oils easier to spread and dilutes them enough that they are less likely to irritate your skin. Some people think that tea tree oil can deter bugs too, so consider putting a dab on your wrists or arms before going on that hike. You can also sprinkle some of the oil on your clothes or even bed sheets to keep bugs far away. 5. Apple Cider Vinegar When it comes to bug bites, one of the best ways to alleviate any pain and irritation is to apply some acidŽ to the entry point. For this reason, apple cider vinegar is an exceptional treatment option because it contains about 5 percent acetic acid. If you have an irritating bite, consider dabbing a few drops of apple cider vinegar to it. You could also consider taking a bath with several cups mixed into your bath water (lets assume the pain is severe enough for that). May as well put 10 drops of lavender essential oil into the bath water. As apple cider vinegar is less acidic than other forms of vinegar, it should not irritate your skin, though its still potent enough to reduce burning and stinging sensations for most people. Of course, do what is comfortable and right for yourself. In some unusual cases, apple cider vinegar provokes a little bit more itching, so again, test yourself before jumping into a bath tub of it. Always start low and go slow to gauge your response to new remedies, medications and supplements. 6. Aloe Vera You likely already know that aloe vera offers soothing relief from sunburns, but few people realize how well it can heal bug bites. Just slice open a fresh leaf and apply the succulents gooey gel to the sting until it dries in place on your skin. The aloe plants anti-in”ammatory properties make it valuable for healing minor wounds and calming down infections. Dont have any aloe plants on hand? You can buy the gel at the drugstore and store it in the fridge for easy access when you need it. 7. Fresh Herbs Fresh plants have impressive properties for your health. Though their medicinal properties can vary considerably, there are certain kinds of plants and herbs that I speci“cally recommend for skin irritation. Since were on the topic of bug bites today (as opposed to rosacea, eczema or dermatitis), then Id say go for basil. Its not just for pesto! This fragrant herb contains a chemical compound called eugenol, which studies report relieves itchy skin. Take advantage of this impressive property by adding half an ounce Thats about 1 tablespoon of dried basil leaves to approximately two cups boiling water. You could also alternatively use fresh leaves, about six of them will do. Just let the brew steep in hot water for about 20 to 30 minutes, just until it cools down in the pot. Then gently apply the basil-infused water to your bug bites with a clean compress. You can keep things simpler by chopping fresh basil leaves into a “ne powder and rubbing this directly onto your skin. A mortar and pestle works well for this too. Another herb worth experimenting with for insect bite relief is thyme, thanks to its antibacterial and anti-fungal properties. You can make a healing poultice by “nely mincing some thyme leaves and applying them directly to the site of your bite for at least ten minutes. Thats how long it takes for the herbs antibacterial and anti-fungal properties to take effect. You can also make a thyme tea by steeping fresh sprigs in hot water and applying it to irritation once it cools. For extra cooling, consider wrapping your clean compress or washcloth around an ice cube; do that just before dipping it in the thyme infused water. The combination of cold sensations along with the herb is a one-two punch! 8. Meat Tenderizer Mix it with water to make a paste, then apply to the sting. It works on contact. Its Best to PREVENT Insect Bites! Of course, the best way to “nd relief from insects is to never get bit in the “rst place! Here are several suggestions for keeping bugs far away from your skin. Coat your clothing in permethrin, a synthetic version of a natural insect repellent found in the chrysanthemum plant. (Keep it off your skin, it loses its effectiveness!). Light a citronella candle or use citronella bug spray to keep insects away from your patio space. Every summer I put 20 drops of citronella oil into a 4 oz mister and keep it on my patio table. One squirt will chase away bugs for a few minutes, but not really very long. Avoid wearing bright clothing when you enter bee territory, lest you attract their attention as they seek out ”owers. They love yellow! Eat a clove or two of garlic a day about four days before an outdoor excursion. Once you begin to sweat, your skin gives off a garlic scent, and as you waft that, you repel the insects. You can certainly try the coils, like the DEET coils or the lavender ones. I havent found either to be effective where I live though, many people swear by these. Products containing citronella, lavender, peppermint and tea tree oil are quite popular and these make gentle, natural insect repellents. They are not as effective as DEET or picaridin (chemicals) so if youre going into a dangerous area, or mosquito-infested zone (think West Nile) Id personally make the commercial choice, but of course its up to you. I just want you to know that the commercial products are more effective, and while many people think they are unsafe, you have to weigh the risk to bene“ts.INSECTFROM PAGE 1B COURTESY PHOTOBe prepared for insect bites and stings when visiting the outdoors in Florida. Accepting New Pulmonary Patients!Welcome Amy De La Fuente, A.R.N.P.To Bassetti & Associates, M.D., P.A. 863-314-00015825 U.S. Hwy 27 North, Sebring adno=3610568-1

PAGE 21 September 10, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | B9VenaSeal is the latest minimally invasive procedure proven to safely and effectively treat venous re”ux disease. Dr. Lackey and his staff are dedicated to improving our patients health. VenaSeal was approved by FDA late in 2015 and is the only procedure that uses medical adhesive to close a diseased leg vein from the inside. Dr. Lackey is the only physician in Central Florida currently offering VenaSeal, which is available in Sebring. This minimally invasive procedure is done in the of“ce and will take less than an hour. What is venous insuf“ciency? Venous insuf“ciency occurs when the valves in the veins of the legs no longer function properly. Blood re”uxes or ”ows backward and pools in the lower legs. This pooling of blood can result in varicose veins, leg swelling, skin discoloration or ulceration as well as a host of symptoms including heaviness, achiness and fatigue in the legs which worsen as the day progresses. Other symptoms might include nighttime leg cramps and restless legs. What should you do if you have these symptoms? We encourage you to come to Dr. Lackeys of“ce. You will be seen by Dr. Lackey who has over 15 years of vascular disease and treated over 15,000 procedures or his highly skilled nurse practitioner, Rachel Sims, to review your health history, perform a thorough vascular physical examination and order appropriate diagnostic testing, which often includes a comprehensive ultrasound by one of our Registered Vascular Technologists (best in the state with over 30 years of experience). Upon review of the diagnostic ultrasound results, an individualized treatment plan will be established. If this treatment includes closure of diseased veins several options are offered at Florida Lakes Surgical including VenaSeal, Varithena, Laser, Radiofrequency, and Sclerotherapy. What are the advantages to VenaSeal over traditional thermal ablation? VenaSeal allows us to treat the entire length of the vein, from the ankle to the groin. With traditional thermal ablation, sealing of the vein is typically limited to the level of the middle calf. VenaSeal is better tolerated in some patients as it only requires one needle stick to numb the single needle entry point, whereas thermal ablation, several needle sticks are necessary. VenaSeal procedures are performed in the of“ce under sterile conditions with local anesthesia. As we are moving into the fall of 2018, we hope that when considering your vein disease and the various treatment options, you carefully consider the advantages and disadvantages. Since we have focused a lot of our practice on vein disease we are proud to offer a full range of vein treatment options and most of Polk County.Top 5 reasons to get your leg vein evaluation and treatment this FallThere are many different presentations of leg vein problems, although the most recognizable is that of varicose veins. Other signs and symptoms of venous re”ux disease (also known as venous insuf“ciency, CVI, venous incompetence or leaky veins) include swollen, achy legs, restless legs, night time leg cramps and urination, varicose veins, skin discolorations in the lower legs, and bleeding or ulcerations in the legs. Venous insuf“ciency is de“ned as failure of the valves in the veins to close tightly resulting in the backward ”ow of the blood back down toward the feet. The end result is increased pressure in the veins in the lower legs and feet which causes water and protein to leak out into the surrounding tissues. Over the past decade, our anatomic and physiologic understanding of venous insuf“ciency has been greatly improved as endovenous ablation (sealing of the veins) has been applied to patients with more obscure signs and advanced stages of venous insuf“ciency with excellent results. Super“cial veins other than the great saphenous vein, such as the small saphenous vein, intersaphenous vein, anterior accessory saphenous vein and the perforating veins are now treatable endovenous ablation. Modern ultrasound evaluation of the lower extremity venous system by experienced vascular sonographers can accurately identify which veins are insuf“cient or leaking as well as the severity of the leak. Ultrasound directed sealing of the abnormal veins under local anesthesia has yielded far superior results than vein ligation or stripping, which are no longer required nor should ever be considered. With the introduction of minimally invasive treatments for venous insuf“ciency in 2000, and the increased acceptance and application of the technology of sealing rather than stripping of the saphenous veins there is no need for patients to suffer from their symptoms related to venous disease any longer. Patients likely to have venous insuf“ciency are those who have a family history of varicose veins, swollen legs or other signs of vein disease. Other risk factors for developing venous insuf“ciency are a history of pregnancy, obesity, sedentary occupations, advanced age, female gender and history of deep vein thrombosis or DVT. Patients may have varicose veins or other signs such as skin discoloration, brawny and thickened skin, diffuse spider veins in the lower leg and ankle regions, open or non-healing ulcerations or wounds, history of bleeding from veins, or swelling in the legs that is worse at the end of the day and improved with elevation. The following are the top “ve reasons patients should consider moving forward this fall and getting their leg vein problems treated.1. Most insurances will cover your endovenous ablation. Our of“ce will assist you in verifying coverage prior to procedures.2. You have met your deductibles for 2018 and have been meaning to have your legs evaluated.3. Your tired of wearing compression stockings or having increase swelling, summer only highlights this.4. You vowed last year was the LAST year you were going to wear long pants to cover your legs.5. You want to get your legs ready for the remainder of the year and holidays. Endovenous ablation or sealing of the leaking veins with thermal energy (laser or radiofrequency) and non-thermal (VenaSeal or Varithena) that will safely, effectively and a minimally invasive options for patients once thought to be untreatable due to age, illness, or venous symptoms that were once thought not to be severe enough to subject the patient to stripping and long operations. Ultrasound evaluation for venous disease is safe, effective, and offers a tremendous amount of physiologic and anatomic information which is critical in the decision making process. Dr. Lackey is seeing a record numbers of patients with the diagnosis of venous insuf“ciency, many of whom have obvious signs of venous disease such as leg swelling, skin changes, varicose veins or ulcerations as well as others who may not have obvious external signs of disease but who have severe venous re”ux disease as the root cause of their symptoms. Since venous disease affects one out of “ve adults in the USA, it makes perfect sense to consider venous disease early in the course of your search for the cause of your leg symptoms. If you or a loved one has signs or symptoms of venous insuf“ciency such as varicose or spider veins, leg swelling, fatigue, achiness, cramps or restless legs, please consider us. Dr. Lackey and his staff are seeing patients daily, please call for appointment, 863-402-5600.What is VenaSeal? GUEST COLUMN Dr. Lackey BY BRANDPOINTAccording to probiotic entrepreneur Heather Holmes, the human body naturally contains trillions of good and bad bacteria that must stay in balance for optimal health. This balance is fragile and often disrupted by changes in environment or routine, diet, oral antibiotics, a womans period or sex. Good probiotic bacteria, introduced through foods, supplements and environmental cleaning products, can keep your digestive tract and everything around you clean, healthy and safe. In other words, probiotics are bene“cial inside the body and outside the body. External probiotics P2 Probiotic Power is a line of food-grade, non-GMO, chemical-free probiotic products that create a barrier against bad bacteria, killing germy invaders and keeping them away by safely cleaning and protecting teeth, skin, hands, air, kitchen and bathroom surfaces, hotel rooms, airplane trays, air vents and pets. Countertops, cutting boards, washing machines, your pets water bowl, and baby rattles all harbor bad bacteria. Failing to add bene“cial probiotics into your home environment can leave you and your household vulnerable to bad bacteria that can cause illness. Bleach, disinfectants and anti-bacterial products can cause bad bacteria to strengthen and multiply. Internal probiotics The two most common strains of internal probiotics, lactobacillus and bifodobacterium, live in the digestive system, urinary system and genitalia. They help send food through your gut, absorb nutrients and protect the body against potentially harmful invasions by bad bacteria. These bene“cial probiotic strains can be found in fermented foods like yogurt, ke“r, sauerkraut, kombucha, kimchi and pickles, to name a few. While probiotics are often prescribed for problems or the overall health of the digestive system, theyre capable of more „ bene“ting other areas of the body and our external environment. Digestion More than 100 million Americans suffer from issues related to their gut or GI tract, such as constipation, diarrhea, gas, bloating, nausea or abdominal discomfort. In fact, overgrowth of bad bacteria in your gut has also been linked to obesity and even depression. Most of your bodys immune cells (70 to 80 percent) are in your gut, so its to your bene“t to consider probiotic options that may help you ease a condition. Since gut health plays a vital role in our overall wellness, taking a supplement like vitafusion Probiotic helps to provide good bacteria to the digestive tract. Digestive health for kids There are even probiotics to help support your little ones digestive system. One serving of Lil Critters Probiotic supports digestive health by delivering good bacteria to the digestive tract „ in a gummy that kids enjoy. Vaginal health Women have tried various lactobacillus supplements (i.e. acidophilus) and even yogurt to help with vaginal issues. But the bacteria found in yogurt for digestion and immunity will not help maintain good vaginal health. RepHresh Pro-B is a tiny, once-daily supplement that balances yeast and bacteria and maintains healthy vaginal ”ora by delivering two probiotic strains speci“c to the vagina, Rhamnosus GR-1 and Lactobacillus Reuteri RC-14. When yeast and bacteria are in balance, bene“cial bacteria thrive, and yeast and harmful bacteria are unable to take control. A vaginal probiotic like Pro-B keeps the vaginal ”ora healthy every day. There are many new probiotic options to bene“t your internal and external health.Why probiotics are good for your health BRANDPOINT PHOTO/There are probiotics to help with the digestive systems of youngsters. SP17507FEELING THE PINCH?Withgas so expensive, itstime togive yourselfa break Savegas andSHOP LOCALLY!


B10 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | September 10, 2018 SPECIAL TO HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUNSEBRING „ Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care has promoted Highlands County resident Linsey Pratts, RN to Clinical Manager. In this role, Pratts oversees all aspects of patient care in Hardee and Highlands counties. Pratts joined Cornerstone Hospice in August 2017 as a clinical liaison where she traveled the two counties educating staff at medical of“ces, assisted living facilities and nursing homes about hospice services. Years prior to joining Cornerstone Hospice, Pratts was a hospice nurse at a South Florida agency. Pratts new role at Cornerstone Hospice took effect in July.Cornerstone Hospice promotes Linsey Pratts COURTESY PHOTOLinsey Pratts JOHN HOPKINS INSTITUTEResearchers in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Johns Hopkins Medicine report that a computerized study of 36 healthy adult volunteers asked to repeat the same movement over and over became signi“cantly faster when asked to repeat that movement on demand„a result that occurred not because they anticipated the movement, but because of an as yet unknown mechanism that prepared their brains to replicate the same action. The “ndings, the researchers say, add another clue to a growing body of research on how the brain generates movement in the “rst place, and could eventually help scientists understand how brain-controlled motor responses go awry after neurologic disease or injuries such as strokes. Since the early 1950s, researchers have known that repeating a movement can improve the reaction time required to generate it later says study author Adrian Mark Haith, Ph.D., assistant professor of neurology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. This effect has long been attributed to anticipationŽ„being prepared to repeat a movement by default in accordance with expectations about which movement would most likely be required. However, other experiments using transcranial magnetic stimulation„a technique that uses magnetic pulses to stimulate the brain and record responses„show that repeating movements can actually bias the movements that occur when stimulating the brains motor cortex, making typically random movements more like the one that was practiced. These studies suggest that something other than anticipation might be happening with repetition,Ž Haith says. In a study designed to clarify how repeated movements might in”uence motor response, Haith, along with colleagues Pablo A. Celnik, M.D., professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, and neuroscience at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Firas Mawase, Ph.D., a former postdoctoral fellow in Celniks lab; and Daniel Lopez, B.S., a research assistant at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, devised a set of experiments to tease out whether or not practice might affect movement through anticipation or another mechanism. The researchers recruited 36 right-handed adult volunteers, 22 of whom were women, ranging in age from 19 to 30 years. Each of the volunteers sat at a desk in front of a large computer screen. On the desktop was a touch-responsive tablet. When a target appeared on the screen, the volunteers were asked to move a cursor to touch the target as quickly as possible using a stylus on the tablet. In initial tests, the volunteers took about 215 milliseconds (each millisecond is 1/1000th of a second) to respond and reach the changing target, no matter what direction they moved their hands. However, after practicing moving the cursor hundreds of times in just a single direction, the volunteers became signi“cantly faster at responding and moving the cursor toward the target in that direction, even though their reaction times stayed the same when the target appeared in other directions. The bene“t you get is 20 to 30 milliseconds,Ž says Celnik. It sounds small, but when youre looking at performance that can make a difference in sports and other areas that require quick motor movements, that time increment might mean the divide between a winner and a loser.Ž The scientists reasoned that there were two possibilities for the subjects decreased reaction times: One idea is that they had learned to anticipate the movement and were guessing that the target would appear in the preferential (usual) direction from force of habit. Another is that repetitive practice somehow trained their brains to select the practiced movement more quickly in the future while still allowing the subjects the same amount of ”exibility as before they practiced to choose other targets. To tease apart those possibilities, the researchers tried another experiment much like the previous ones in which the subjects were asked to move their hand toward a target that appeared on the screen, but with a twist: they were asked to move their hand on every fourth beat of a metronome, whether the target appeared or not. When the target did appear, it showed up in various time intervals right before the fourth beat, effectively imposing a reaction time on each trial. If, as previous theories held, the subjects were anticipating movement in the practiced direction, the researchers reasoned theyd preferentially move their hand in that direction when the target failed to show up, or when the reaction time was so narrow that they wouldnt have time to accurately hit the target. However, that wasnt the case, says Firas. The subjects did have preferred directions for moving their hands when they had to guess, but it was mostly directions comfortable for right-handed people,Ž he says. They either chose up and to the right or down and to the left, rather than in the direction theyd practiced.Ž Together, the researchers say, these results, published in the July 24, 2018 Cell Reports, suggest that repeating a movement many times somehow primes the brain to be more ef“cient at making that movement in the future. Celnik says he and his team plan to investigate whats happening in the brain itself to better understand this effect. Gaining insight on the neural mechanisms behind the phenomenon, he adds, could lead to more effective therapies for stroke and other disorders that affect the brains control over body movement. This study was supported by the NIH/National Institute of Child Health and Human Development grants R01HD053793 and R01HD073147 and the Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences NSF BCS 1358756.Why practice speeds reaction time CELL REPORTS PHOTOParticipants sat in front of a computer monitor and made reaching movements while holding a handle, whose position was recorded on a digitizing tablet. In the CLASSIFIEDS! Find The Perfect Companion New Location!ADVANCED PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES OF CENTRAL FLORIDA 5825 U.S. HWY 27 N. SEBRING FL 33870 FAX (863) 382-0015 Dr. Carlos E. 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PAGE 23 September 10, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | B11By Center For Disease ControlChildren, young adults and older Americans can have high cholesterol. Learn how to prevent high cholesterol and know what your cholesterol levels mean. September is National Cholesterol Education Month, a good time to get your blood cholesterol checked and take steps to lower it if it is high. National Cholesterol Education Month is also a good time to learn about lipid pro“les and about food and lifestyle choices that help you reach personal cholesterol goals. Below you will “nd some information about cholesterol and a summary of CDC programs that address cholesterol across the country. You will also “nd a few fact sheets and publications about cholesterol, as well as links to useful consumer and health care provider information on our partner Web sites. How many Americans have high cholesterol? More than 102 million American Adults (20 years or older) have total cholesterol levels at or above 200 mg/dL, which is above healthy levels. More than 35 million of these people have levels of 240 mg/dL or higher, which puts them at high risk for heart disease.1 What is cholesterol? Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance found in your body and many foods. Your body needs cholesterol to function normally and makes all that you need. Too much cholesterol can build up in your arteries. After a while, these deposits narrow your arteries, putting you at risk for heart disease and stroke. Photo: A familyHow do you know if your cholesterol is high? High cholesterol usually doesnt have any symptoms. As a result, many people do not know that their cholesterol levels are too high. However, doctors can do a simple blood test to check your cholesterol. High cholesterol can be controlled through lifestyle changes or if it is not enough, through medications. Its important to check your cholesterol levels. High cholesterol is a major risk factor for heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United States. How often should you have your cholesterol checked? The National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) recommends that adults aged 20 years or older have their cholesterol checked every 5 years. Preventive guidelines for cholesterol screening among young adults differ, but experts agree on the need to screen young adults who have other risk factors for coronary heart disease: obesity, smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes, and family history Less than half of young adults who have these risk factors dont get cholesterol screening even though up to a quarter of them have elevated cholesterol. 6 A simple blood test called a lipoprotein pro“le can measure your total cholesterol levels, including LDL (low-density lipoprotein, or badŽ cholesterol), HDL (high-density lipoprotein, or goodŽ cholesterol), and triglycerides. The following chart shows optimal lipid levels for adults 4: Desirable Cholesterol Levels Total cholesterol Less than 170 mg/dL Low LDL (badŽ) cholesterol Less than 110 mg/dL High HDL (goodŽ) cholesterol 35 mg/dL or higher Triglycerides Less than 150 mg/dL Can children and adolescents have high cholesterol? Yes. High cholesterol can develop in early childhood and adolescence, and your risk increases as your weight increases.2 In the United States, more than one“fth (20%) of youth aged 12…19 years have at least one abnormal lipid level.3 It is important for children over 2 years of age to have their cholesterol checked, if they are overweight/ obese, have a family history of high cholesterol, a family history of heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, or certain chronic condition (chronic kidney disease, chronic in”ammatory diseases, congenital heart disease, and childhood cancer survivorship.4 The National Cholesterol Education Program has developed speci“c recommendations about cholesterol treatment for people at increased risk, such as those with a family history of high cholesterol or heart disease. Photo: Hotdog and fries. If you have high cholesterol, what can you do to lower it? Your doctor may prescribe medications to treat your high cholesterol.5 In addition, you can lower your cholesterol levels through lifestyle changes: Low-fat and high-“ber food (Eat more fresh fruits, fresh vegetables, and whole grains). For adults, getting at least 2 hours and 30 minutes of moderate or 1 hour and 15 minutes of vigorous physical activity a week. For those aged 6-17, getting 1 hour or more of physical activity each day. Maintain a healthy weight. Dont smoke or quit if you smoke. CDC Programs That Address Cholesterol National Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program Since 1998, CDC has funded state health departments efforts to reduce the number of people with heart disease or stroke. Health departments in 41 states and the District of Columbia currently receive funding for these activities. These programs promote policy and system level changes at the state and community level to support heart-healthy and strokefree living and working conditions. WISEWOMAN The WISEWOMAN program helps women with little or no health insurance reduce their risk for heart disease, stroke, and other chronic diseases. The program helps women aged 40 to 64 years quit smoking, improve their diet, and increase physical activity. WISEWOMAN also offers tests for high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and diabetes. CDC funds 21 WISEWOMAN projects in 19 states and two tribal organizations. Lipid Standardization Program CDCs Environmental Health Laboratory serves as the world reference laboratory for measuring cholesterol, triglycerides, high-density lipoproteins, and low-density lipoproteins. Doctors require accurate measurements to diagnose and properly treat people with high cholesterol levels. The laboratory helps ensure the quality of about 35 million cholesterol measurements made annually in the United States.September is National Cholesterol Education MonthBy BrandpointEvery month, nearly 19 million Americans take an omega-3,Ž or “sh oilŽ dietary supplement1 that may include a mixture of DHA, EPA, saturated fats and other ingredients. In fact, omega-3s are the most-used dietary supplement in the U.S. Since many users are looking for heart health and other unproven bene“ts that go beyond simply supplementing their diets, its important to understand some myths and facts about these popular products. Myth: All omega-3 products are created equal. Fact: The process by which omega-3s are properly produced is extensive and complex. This leads to great variation from product to product. The content of most common “sh oil products includes only 30 percent omega-3 and may include other unwanted ingredients including saturated fats and toxins. Also, if they arent handled properly, they may become spoiled. These unwanted and spoiled ingredients may lead to potential health risk. Fish oil dietary supplements are not interchangeable with a prescription medication and are not intended or approved by the FDA to treat any medical condition. Myth: Omega-3 dietary supplements improve cardiovascular health. Fact: There has been no conclusive proof, to date, that getting omega-3s from common “sh oil dietary supplements has a positive effect on cardiovascular health in patients at risk. Dietary supplements, unlike prescription drugs, are not intended to treat any medical condition. Myth: Fish oil dietary supplements that are available without a prescription at pharmacies and grocery stores are reviewed by the FDA for safety and ef“cacy. Fact: Fish oil dietary supplements are regulated as food, not drugs. They are not approved by the FDA to treat patients with medical conditions. Dietary supplements are not required to provide the same stringent clinical proof as drugs, including over-the-counter prescription drugs (dietary supplements are not over-the-counter drugs). Myth: Omega-3 products aid in lowering LDL-cholesterol (aka bad cholesterol). Fact: Most omega-3 dietary supplements contain DHA, which may increase bad cholesterol in some people. The effect of this increase on cardiovascular health and safety has not been extensively studied. Myth: Omega-3 dose levels are not important. Fact: The content of most common “sh oil dietary supplements is only 30 percent omega-3. Taking a few of these capsules provides a very low daily dose of omega-3. Taking this amount has not been conclusively proven to provide any cardiovascular bene“t. Myth: You can get the same amount of omega-3 in a prescription by taking more “sh oil capsules. Fact: Increasing the number of capsules you take has not been shown to provide the same amount of omega-3 as taking a prescription. Prescription omega-3 products are different from dietary supplements in many ways, including purity, stability, clinical effect, safety and FDA review and oversight. The content of supplement products varies, particularly with respect to EPA (the active ingredient in one patented prescription drug is pure EPA) the molecular structure and clinical effect of which has been shown to be unique from other forms of omega-3. Labeling of drugs is FDA approved. Labeling of dietary supplements, however, is created by the manufacturers of the supplement. Calling them prescription gradeŽ or clinical gradeŽ on their labels is not an FDA recognized standard and does not make them the same as a drug. Dietary supplements are not intended to treat serious medical conditions. The effect and safety of taking dietary supplements at high dose levels is unknown. I often get questions from my patients about the best ways to improve their heart health, and if a supplement is right for them,Ž said Dr. Ann Marie Navar, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Duke Clinical Research Institute. For people at an increased risk of cardiovascular disease „ such as those who are overweight, have diabetes or smoke „ its important to speak with your doctor about the right course of treatment.ŽMyths versus facts and omega-3 BRANDPOINT PHOTOOmega-3s are the most popular dietary supplement in the United States. 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? 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B12 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | September 10, 2018 UGH! Its that time again... We are here...the PEAK OF HURRICANE SEASON! Personally, if I never experience another hurricane it will be “ ne with me. Nine days of hot no powerŽ days and six days of clean up was enough for me. With the different activity that has been popping up off the coast of Africa there has been some conversations with patients and staff at the of“ ce about last years, Hurricane Irma. So...lets take a look at your hearing aids in regards to your hurricane survival kit.Ž First, when was the last time you had your hearing aids cleaned by your hearing health care provider? Go get it done. Let them determine that it is working properly. Stock up on any supplies that you may need while you are there. Batteries, wax guards, ear gene, and earbuds. While I lost power at my house and my of“ ce, I was able to borrow a friends motorhome so that I had a generator to provide a temporary of“ ce. But...even with that we were still powerless for the “ rst 5 days. OPEN... but powerless. NO the only way to get to us was to drive. that is if you wanted to use your gasoline. Remember, gas for our vehicles was also an issue. (Top off your tank). We actually had about 10 people wander in; hoping that we were at the of“ ce because they needed batteries or their hearing aid quit working. While you are with your hearing health care provider get them to look in your ears. If you have wax then get it taken out. You hear better with clean ears and your hearing aids work better too. When was the last time your hearing health care provider took wax out of your ears or at least checked them. They should be checked at least every six months. Know how your hearing instruments work...and understand it. HUH? Do you have batteries or rechargeable hearing aids? What type of rechargeables? The “ rst rechargeable hearing aids that hit the market several years ago ran off of a rechargeable cell that could also be interchanged with a regular size 312 hearing aid battery. Typically a single charge would last the patient from 8 to 14 hours depending upon the hearing loss. With this system; in the event of a power outage the patient could just use regular hearing aid batteries. So, if this is the type of system you have then pick up a couple packs of batteries. Most size 312 batteries will last about 6-7 days. So do the math....two hearing aids. Hearing aids batteries have about a years shelf life if the tab has never been go pick up a pack or two just in case. You can always give them to a friend if you dont need them. The latest rechargeable hearing system uses Lithium Ion cells. The charger also has a lithium ion cell in it too with an onboardŽ charger. (Thus if there is a power outage the charger itself can re-charge your hearing aids several times). This is important to understand. These instruments will typically have an off switch that is programmed by the professional. These aids will run approximately 30 hours before they need to be charged. Normally, when you take off your hearing aids every night you put them in the charger. However, if there is a hurricane and we lose power, then turn off your hearing aids with the button on the aid and just lay them in the storage area of the case... do not put them in the charging port. Wear them until they go dead or say batteryŽ and then put them in the charging ports. Another charge will last another 30 hours.. or about two days. If you have Starkey Hearing Technologies Lithium Ion rechargeable hearing aids you will get approximately 8-9 days out of the system if you follow these instructions. If you have another manufacturer then you should touch base with your provider or read your user manual to make sure you understand completely how it works before ending up in the dark. Best to be prepared! #To Hear Better Is To Live Better!Understanding your hearing needs during a hurricaneHEARING MATTERSRoseann Kiefer The most expensive care is given in Emergency Rooms (ER). For some people without insurance they are the only access into the health care system. When I was a medical student, the Medical College of Virginia (MCV) looked at why there were a lot of children showing up in the ER at night. Why? The parents worked. Even with a stay-at-home mom, there was often only one car. MCV decided to use its residents to run a night clinic. The cost of uncompensated care went down. The ER was no longer clogged up with kids. Because it was a clinic there was more continuity of care. Everyone was happy. This is the same approach that led to the doc in a boxŽ clinics, including the one that the school board is considering. Obviously major emergencies „ such as auto accidents, large wounds requiring stitches, head injury with loss of consciousness and chest pain „ should be seen in the ER. There are a lot of gray area happenings that are not so clear. The sore, possibly broken, arm that your child mentions as they are going to bed, smaller wounds that do not require stitches and head injuries without loss of consciousness are all examples of things that could be seen in a doctors of“ ce the next day. Many docs, myself included, save a same day appointment or two. There you will not have the hospital facility fees and will pay only the doctors charges. These are considerably lower than those charged by an ER. If the broken bones are not very crooked. they can wait until the AM. Usually you will not see an orthopedist in the ER anyway. Use ice to help with the pain and take Tylenol or ibuprofen (if not on blood thinners). Prop up an ankle and use an ACE bandage. For forearms use a People-size magazine wrapped on with an ACE to splint it. Small wounds need to be washed out. Small burns can be treated with one of the over-the-counter numbing sprays. First thing in the morning, call your doctors of“ ce for an appointment or a referral to the appropriate specialist. Do not wait until the afternoon! If you do not have a regular doctor, then one of the clinics for minor emergencies may be the answer. The important thing to remember is that for smaller emergencies there are cheaper and faster ways to be seen. Leave the bigger emergencies for the ER. Dr. Diana Carr is a board certi“ ed hand and orthopedic surgeon practicing upper extremity orthopedics in Sebring.To the ER or not?GUEST COLUMNDiana Carr There is a great deal of confusion about carbs, and whether they are good or bad for us. Carbs, (short for carbohydrates), fats, and protein, are the three primary large groups of nutrients we need in order to maintain good health. They cannot be manufactured by the body and must come from the foods we eat. Carbs are classified as complex and simple, according to their chemical structure and the rate in which they are digested and absorbed in the body. Complex carbs, are minimally-processed, nutrition-rich foods, often referred to as whole foods. They also contain high levels of fiber, which plays multiple important roles in overall health. Fiber acts as a laxative; helps to protect against high cholesterol and cardiovascular diseases; supports healthy gut bacteria, aids in weight control; and more. Examples of complex carbs are: vegetables, oats, brown rice, buckwheat, fruit, nuts, seeds, beans, and lentils. Simple carbs, (a.k.a health saboteurs), are highly processed, nutritionally-poor foods, replete with unhealthy additives, and lacking most of their fiber. With little to digest and absorb, these architectural miraclesŽ move rapidly through the digestive tract, wreaking havoc on our health. Lets look, for instance, at what happens in the refining process of wheat: more than 20 nutrients are removed from the flour and are replaced with only four of them. The flour is then labeled enriched!Ž Examples of simple carbs are white bread, pastries, white rice and pasta, candy, sugary drinks, ice cream, and pre-cooked-frozen dinners. Avoiding or minimizing certain simple and complex carbs can be beneficial for folks with particular health conditions, however, for the majority of people, consumption of complex carbs „ mainly vegetables, dried beans, lentils, and a moderate amount of whole grains, and fruit, is necessary for numerous biochemical processes, and is an important part of a health-promoting strategy. Because of their high nutritional content and fiber, complex carbohydrates are digested much slower than their simple carbohydrate counterparts. Not only do such foods keep us satiated for a longer period of timethereby preventing overeating „ they also help maintain blood sugar at a more even keel „ a critical health factor. With each plate of food we are healthier or sicker „ the choice is ours! So read my lips: boot out simple carbs! TOMATO-BASIL SALAD (2 servings) 2 medium ripe tomatoes 2 paper-thin slices red onion, finely chopped cup coarsely chopped fresh basil leaves (from about 4 sprigs) DRESSING 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice or wine vinegar 1 teaspoon Dijon-style mustard teaspoon honey Salt and pepper to taste In a cup, mix all dressing ingredients and set aside. Slice each tomato on separate salad serving plate and arrange slices in a single-layered circle. Sprinkle onion on tomatoes. Drizzle dressing evenly over all tomato slices. Top with basil. AROMATIC STEAMED CABBAGE WITH GARLIC AND PEAS (2 servings) cup frozen green peas, thawed 3 cups shredded raw cabbage, packed 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 yellow onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped tablespoon dried marjoram or basil Salt and pepper to taste Steam cabbage about 12 minutes until just turned tender. Do not overcook. Meanwhile, in large skillet heat oil over medium heat. Stir in onion, cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook about 12 minutes, until onion is translucent, stirring once or twice. Add garlic, marjoram (or basil), salt, and pepper. Cook (covered) 2 minutes. Mix in cabbage and (raw) peas and cook 2 more minutes to heat through. BEANS, BROCCOLI, AND FRIENDS (2 servings) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 yellow onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 cups bite-size broccoli florets and stalk slices 1 tablespoon dried tarragon Black pepper to taste 2 tablespoons capers, drained 1 cup cooked beans (chickpeas or black-eyed peas), drained Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Mix in onion, cover, reduce heat to medium-low and cook 7 minutes, stirring once. Add garlic and cook until onion is translucent, about 3 more minutes. Meanwhile, steam broccoli about 8 minutes until tender-crisp. Drain. When onion is translucent, mix in tarragon, capers, and black pepper, and cook 2 minutes. Gently mix broccoli into onion mixture, add beans and heat through 2 minutes. Serve with chicken or, with whole grain (warmed or toasted) pita for a meatless meal Judy E. Buss is a nutritional cooking instructor, speaker, and blogger for the American Holistic Health Association.Carbs: The good, the bad and the uglyMISSION NUTRITION Judy Buss METRO CREATIVE SERVICESTry a tomato basil salad to help increase your intake of complex carbs Simple carbs can be found in processed foods like white bread and move rapidly through the digestive system


THE NEWS WIRESTATE € NATIONAL € WORLD € BUSINESS € WEATHERWith The Nun, Warner Bros. box office streak continuesS ee page 8. Monday, September 10, 2018 By MARK SCOLFOROASSOCIATED PRESSSHANKSVILLE, Pa. „ The heroism of airline passengers and crew who died when hijackers crashed their plane into a Pennsylvania “ eld was remembered Sunday with the dedication of a concrete-and-steel tower that will ring with wind chimes for every one of them at the spot where they fell to Earth. Relatives of the 40 people killed during the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, helped ring eight of what will eventually be 40 aluminum chimes at the Flight 93 National Memorial site, and former Gov. Tom Ridge said the Tower of Voices will be an everlasting concert by our heroes.Ž The dedication occurred nearly 17 years after passengers on the hijacked ” ight from New Jersey to California fought back against a band of terrorists who then crashed the jetliner into a rural “ eld. Of“ cials concluded the terrorists were aiming the Boeing 757 toward Washington, to be used as an enormous airborne weapon. It was the day that lives were lost so that other lives were saved. And heroes were made over the skies of Shanksville,Ž said Ridge, who served as the “ rst secretary of the Homeland Security Department when it was created after 9/11. The roughly 93-foot structure represents the “ nal phase of the Flight 93 National Memorial. Each chime generates a distinctive sound, and rows of trees that ring the site symbolize sound waves. Together their voices will ring out into perpetuity, with this beautiful Somerset County, Pennsylvania, wind,Ž park Superintendent Stephen Clark said. The national park at a the crash site, about 2 miles north of Shanksville, also includes a memorial plaza, dedicated on the 10th anniversary in 2011, and a visitors center that opened three years ago. As a cold, driving rain pelted the hills, memorial architect Paul Murdoch spoke of the plan, which uses the wind to activate the chimes. The remaining chimes are expected to be installed in the coming weeks. These chimes respond to unanswered cries of voices not spoken again, but remembered in the vibrations of a monumental tower,Ž Murdoch said. They range from 5 to 10 feet long, weigh as much as 150 pounds and are tuned. Nearly 3,000 people died in the Sept. 11 attacks, when terrorists seized control of four planes. They ” ew two of them into the World Trade Center skyscrapers in New York and the fourth into the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. These guys are the real heroes,Ž said retired truck driver Stefan Robbins, visiting the memorial from Lexington, Kentucky. They didnt sign up „ theyre not a cop, theyre not a “ re“ ghter.Ž The Flight 93 passengers learned Flight 93 chime tower an everlasting concert by our heroesA wind chime tower is in place as a memorial to the crew and passengers killed on Sept. 11, 2001 The tower contains 40 wind chimes representing the 40 people that perished in the crash of Flight 93 in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. AP PHOTOSIn this photo made with a sheye lens, Tom Ridge, the First U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, and 43rd governor of Pennsylvania, left, joins in with some of the family, friends and volunteer representatives for the rst ringing of the chimes at the dedication of the 93-foot tall Tower of Voices on Sunday at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pa. By RUSS BYNUMASSOCIATED PRESSA rapidly strengthening Hurricane Florence churned across the Atlantic on Sunday toward a possible direct hit on the U.S. Southeast late this week, triggering warnings to people up and down the coast to get their emergency kits ready, map out escape routes and “ ll sandbags. Red ” ags ” ying on beaches warned swimmers to stay out of waters already roiled by the distant storm, and cruise ships and Navy vessels were set to be steered out of harms way. People rushed to buy bottled water, plywood and other supplies. Florence crossed the 74 mph threshold from tropical storm to hurricane Sunday morning, and by evening its winds were up to 85 mph as the National Hurricane Center warned it was expected to become an extremely dangerous major hurricane by Monday and remain that way for days. As of 5 p.m. EDT, Florence was centered about 720 miles southeast of Bermuda, moving west at 7 mph. Drawing energy from the warm water, it could be a fearsome Category 4 with winds of 130 mph or more by Tuesday, the Miamibased center said.Strengthening Hurricane Florence takes aim at US SoutheastBy DAVID BAUDERAP MEDIA WRITERNEW YORK „ Six women are making new sexual misconduct allegations against CBS chief Leslie Moonves, whose reign as one of the most powerful executives in Hollywood appeared to be nearing an end on Sunday. The New Yorker magazine reported the womens new accusations, which included Moonves forcing them to perform oral sex and retaliating when advances were turned away. Moonves acknowledged relations with three of the women but said they were consensual, and that he had never used his position to hurt the New sexual misconduct allegations emerge against CBS boss AP PHOTOIn this 2017 le photo, Les Moonves, chairman and CEO of CBS Corporation, poses for photos. MISCONDUCT | 4 HURRICANE | 4 TOWER | 4By DARLENE SUPERVILLEASSOCIATED PRESSWASHINGTON „ Vice President Mike Pence says hes 100 percent con“ dentŽ that no one on his staff was involved with the anonymous New York Times column criticizing President Donald Trumps leadership. I know them. 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Page 2 E/N/C The Sun | Monday, September 10, 2018Authorities investigate 2 rapes on northeast Florida beachesDAYTONA BEACH (AP) „ Authorities are investigating two rapes that occurred on northeast Florida beaches. The Daytona Beach News-Journal reported Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood has not ruled out if the two attacks were committed by the same suspect. The latest incident was reported early Saturday morning. The previous rape happened about six miles south just before sunrise on Aug. 31. Authorities said that both women were struck violently and suffered severe facial trauma.Ž In the most recent attack, the victim was walking down a road when she encountered her attacker. The two headed toward the beach after the woman agreed to have sex with the man in exchange for money, according to the sheriffs of“ ce. But Chitwood said after they were away from the street lights, the suspect beat the living crap out of herŽ and then raped her.Next governor may have budget surplus to work withTALLAHASSEE (AP) „ Floridas next governor may inherit a small budget surplus during his “ rst year in of“ ce. A new budget forecast released Friday by state economists shows the state is expected to bring in enough money in 2019 to meet its needs for public schools and health care programs while leaving $1 billion available for reserves. The three-year forecast will be presented to legislators this coming week. Economists are projecting a relatively small surplus of about $223 million. Incoming Senate President Bill Galvano noted the new forecast shows shortfalls in 2020 and 2021. He said that because of that he would ask legislators to proceed cautiouslyŽ on new spending requests. Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum and U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis are running to replace Gov. Rick Scott. Gillum has vowed to boost spending on schools if elected.Christmas mystery solved after inmate confessesOCALA (AP) „ Florida authorities have solved a 25-year-old missing person case after a convicted inmate admitted to murdering the North Florida woman. Sherry Yon Petersen was reported missing by her daughter after she failed to show up for dinner on Christmas Day and could not be reached. Petersen, who was 42 years old in 1992, has never been found. A call this summer from Petersens sister prompted the Marion County Sheriffs Of“ ce to interview Frank Crow. Crow is currently serving a 30-year-old sentence for the murder of his roommate. In a Facebook post, the sheriffs of“ ce said he made incriminating statements during the interview but refused to divulge any further details unless he was granted immunity from prosecution. After discussing the case with prosecutors and Petersens family, Crow was granted immunity and he confessed to the murder.Federal appeals court says cross must come downPENSACOLA (AP) „ A federal appeals court says that a Florida city must take down a cross that has been in a city park for nearly 50 years. The Pensacola NewsJournal reports that the U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Friday to uphold a lower court ruling that the cross was unconstitutional and needs to be removed. The judges said in the ruling that they were constrainedŽ by existing precedent. The American Humanist Association and the Freedom From Religion Foundation “ led a lawsuit against the city of Pensacola in 2016 on behalf of four Pensacola residents who wanted the cross to be removed. City of“ cials say they plan to appeal the ruling. Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward said the cross is an important part of the citys history and culture.British sailors visit Florida bars during stopoverJACKSONVILLE BEACH (AP) „ British sailors ” ocked into northeast Florida beachside bars and restaurants after a British aircraft carrier docked at a United States naval station. The Florida TimesUnion reports that the HMS Queen Elizabeth arrived at Naval Station Mayport on Wednesday. The newspaper reported some bars and restaurants were unprepared for the hundreds of sailors who spread out to several beach cities. Keith Doherty, a general manager at Lynchs Irish Pub in Jacksonville Beach joked to the newspaper that we need a modern day Paul Revere to let us know that the British are coming.Ž The Jacksonville Beach Police Department said six British sailors were taken into custody on mostly drunk and disorderly charges, and three of them were also charged with resisting arrest. Sgt. Larry Smith said the problem was that sailors were getting in “ ghts with each other.Red tide outbreak reaches Tampa Bay areaST. PETERSBURG (AP) „ It appears that a noxious red tide algal bloom has reached one of Floridas main metropolitan areas. The Tampa Bay Times reported Sunday that hundreds of thousands of dead “ sh have been found on and near roughly 20 miles of beaches located in Pinellas County on the Gulf Coast. Pinellas County is in the Tampa Bay area. County and city crews cleaned up “ sh that washed up on the shore. A Pinellas County environmental of“ cial told the newspaper that she expects the clean-up to run through the weekend and into next week. Red tide is a natural occurrence that happens due to the presence of nutrients in salt water and an organism called a dino” agellate. This bloom started in November and has been lingering in southwest Florida for weeks.Prosecutor sets up unit for wrongful convictionsORLANDO (AP) „ A Florida prosecutor who got into a legal “ ght with the governor for her refusal to seek the death penalty is setting up a unit to look at possible wrongful convictions. State Attorney Aramis Ayala said this week that the unit will review claims of innocence by individuals convicted of crimes in her circuit which makes up most of metro Orlando. Ayala says she hopes there have been no wrongful convictions but past exonerations around the nation show wrongful convictions happen. Ayalas declaration last year that she would no longer seek the death penalty triggered a “ ght with Gov. Rick Scott, who took away cases from her of“ ce. Earlier this year, she said her of“ ce will no longer request monetary bail bonds for defendants accused of low-level crimes.Pedestrian struck and killed by train in FloridaLONGWOOD (AP) „ Authorities say that an Amtrak train in Florida has struck and killed a pedestrian. The Florida Highway Patrol said the incident occurred on Sunday morning in Seminole County. Seminole County is located in central Florida. In a release authorities said that none of the approximately 100 passengers on the train were hurt. HEADLINES AROUND THE STATEBy PIETRO DECRISTOFARO and JAN OLSENASSOCIATED PRESSSTOCKHOLM „ An exit poll indicated that Swedens “ rst general election since the Scandinavian country accepted a signi“ cant number of asylum-seekers was likely to have the center-left party governing now as its winner, but an anti-immigrant party with white supremacist roots placing second in balloting Sunday. Public broadcaster SVT said immediately after polls closed that its exit poll indicated the ruling Social Democrats would remain Swedens largest party, but making its worst-ever showing with 26.2 percent of the vote. The exit poll projected the far-right Sweden Democrats would get 19.2 percent of Sundays vote after Swedes had the opportunity to make their views on immigration known at polling places. The Swedish government in 2015 allowed 163,000 migrants into the country with a population of 10 million. The number was far lower than the asylum-seekers Germany accepted that year, but the highest per capita of any European nation. Ahead of the election, promising prospects for the Sweden Democrats had many Swedes worried about an erosion of the humanitarian values that have long been a foundation of their countrys identity. This election is a referendum about our welfare,Ž Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said. Its also about decency, about a decent democracy ... and not letting the Sweden Democrats, an extremist party, a racist party, get any in” uence in the government.Ž About 7.5 million voters were eligible to choose the next members of the 349-seat Riksdag, or parliament. About 6,300 candidates sought the four-year terms. It was unlikely any single party would secure a majority of 175 seats. The latest opinion poll conducted by pollster Novus for public broadcaster SVT suggested Friday that Lofvens ruling Social Democrats would lose a substantial number of seats, but emerge with about onefourth of the vote „ the most support predicted for any party. The party has dominated Swedish politics in the postWorld War II era. The Sweden Democrats „ led by Jimmie Akesson „ has worked to soften its neo-Nazi image while helping to break down longstanding taboos on what Swedes could say openly about immigration and integration without being shunned as racists. During a heated debate among party leaders Friday, Akesson caused a stir by blaming migrants for the dif“ culties they often have in “ nding employment and not adjusting to Sweden. The broadcaster that aired the televised debate, SVT, afterward called his remarks degrading and against the democratic mandate of public broadcasting. Akesson responded that state television shouldnt take sides, and later announced that he wouldnt take part in any of SVTs election programs Sunday. At the partys rally on Saturday, he strongly criticized Lofvens government for prioritizingŽ the cause of immigrants over the needs of citizens. This government we have had now, they have prioritised, during these four years, asylum-seekers,Ž Akesson said, giving an exhaustive list of things he says the government has failed to do for Swedish society because of migrants.Exit poll projects mixed voter message in Sweden election PROVIDED BY TT NEWS AGENCY VIA APPeople vote in polling booths during election day in Stockholm, Sunday. TOKYO (AP) „ The death toll has hit 39 from a powerful earthquake that struck the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido last week, authorities said Sunday. One person remained missing in the hard-hit town of Atsuma, where multiple landslides triggered by the quake slammed into houses at the foot of steep hills. Rescue workers used backhoes and shovels to search for the missing in a tangle of dirt, fallen trees and the rubble of homes left by the landslides. All but four of the victims were from Atsuma, a community of 4,600 people. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited hard-hit Kiyota ward on the eastern edge of Sapporo, the capital of Hokkaido. In some parts of Kiyota, the earth lique“ ed and sank as much as a meter (3 feet), tilting houses, cracking roads and unleashing a mud” ow that solidi“ ed and trapped vehicles in parking lots. The magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck before daybreak Thursday and knocked out power and train service across Hokkaido, home to 5.4 million people. It took two days to restore electricity to most households. A few hundred were still without power Sunday, mostly in Atsuma. About 2,600 people were staying in temporary shelters, down from a peak of 16,600, the Hokkaido government said.Death toll nears 40 in northern Japan earthquake PROVIDED BY KYODO NEWS VIA APJapans Self-Defense Force members work at the site of a landslide triggered by Thursdays earthquake in Atsuma, Hokkaido, northern Japan Sunday. Suspected US drone strike kills 4 al-Qaida members in YemenSANAA, Yemen (AP) „ Yemeni tribal leaders say a suspected U.S. drone strike has killed four alleged al-Qaida militants including a “ eld leader in the countrys south. The tribal leaders said on Sunday that the operatives were killed when an unmanned aircraft targeted a group of al-Qaida militants in the district of Ahwar, one of al-Qaidas strongholds in the southern Abyan province. They spoke on condition of anonymity for fear of reprisals. Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, as the Yemeni af“ liate is known, has long been considered the global networks most dangerous branch and has attempted to carry out attacks inside the U.S. Yemen was plunged into civil war more than three years ago. Al-Qaida and the Islamic State af“ liate have exploited the chaos to expand their presence in the country.Woman charged over UK knife attackLONDON (AP) „ British police have charged a 28-year-old woman with attempted murder after a daylight stabbing in a northern England town that sparked terrorism fears. The South Yorkshire Police force said Sunday that Ayaan Ali, of London, was also charged with affray and possession of an offensive weapon in connection with the assault Saturday in Barnsley. She was arrested after witnesses reporting seeing a woman with a foot-long knife chasing pedestrians and shouting threats about killing people. One man received minor injuries. Counterterrorism detectives initially supported the investigation, but Chief Superintendent Scott Green said Sunday that police can con“ rm de“ nitively that this was not an act of terrorism.Ž He said inaccurate social-media speculation about multiple attackers is creating a lot of fear and distress locally.ŽBackers of Brazil candidate in 1st rally after attackRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) „ Supporters of Jair Bolsonaro have held their “ rst campaign rally since the rightwing Brazilian presidential candidate was stabbed and seriously wounded. About 300 people gathered at Rio de Janeiros Copacabana beach, summoned by tweets from the candidates son Flavio, who told the crowd that the attack will not go unpunished.Ž Limited advance notice and competition from beachside activities may have restricted the crowd, despite intense news coverage of Thursdays attack. Bolsonaro himself may not be able to campaign ahead of the Oct. 7 vote. Hes leading in polls now that former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been disquali“ ed for a corruption conviction. A man named Adelio Bispo de Oliveira has been accused of attacking Bolsonaro and has been transferred to a federal prison. His motive isnt yet clear. HEADLINES AROUND THE WORLDWORLD/STATE NEWS


The Sun | Monday, September 10, 2018 E/N/C Page 3By RYAN TARINELLIASSOCIATED PRESSDALLAS „ The lawyer for the family of a man who was gunned down at his home by a Dallas police of“cer is calling for her to be arrested and charged, saying the fact that she remains free days after the shooting shows shes receiving favorable treatment. S. Lee Merritt, who is representing the family of 26-year-old Botham Jean, said Saturday that the family isnt calling on the authorities to jump to conclusions or to deny Of“cer Amber Guyger her right to due process. But Merritt, ”anked by members of the family and Mothers Against Police Brutality, said they want Guyger to be treated like every other citizen, and where there is evidence that theyve committed a crime, that theres a warrant to be issued and an arrest to be made.Ž Guyger, a four-year veteran of the police force, hadnt been charged as of Sunday morning, according to city of Dallas and Dallas County online records. Police Chief U. Renee Hall said the day after the shooting that her department was seeking manslaughter charges against Guyger. But she said Saturday that the Texas Rangers, who have taken over the investigation, asked her department to hold off because they had learned new information and wanted to investigate further before a warrant was issued. Police on referred questions to the Rangers. A spokesman for the agency, Lonny Haschel, said in an email that no additional information was available. According to police, Guyger shot and killed Jean after returning in-uniform to the South Side Flats, where they both had apartments, following her shift. She reported the shooting to dispatchers and she told of“cers who responded that she had mistaken Jeans apartment for her own. Many questions remain about what led Guyger to shoot Jean. Hall said the of“cers blood was drawn at the scene so that it could be tested for alcohol and drugs. Investigators havent released the results of those tests. Jeans mother, Allison Jean, wondered whether race could have been a factor. Her son, who grew up in the Caribbean island nation of St. Lucia before attending college in Arkansas, is black. Guyger is white. Jean wasnt the “rst person shot by Guyger. She shot another man, Uvaldo Perez, on May 12, 2017, while she was on duty. According to an af“davit in the case “led against Perez, police were looking for a suspect when Guyger and another of“cer were called to assist a third. Perez got out of a car and became combative with Guyger and another of“cer. A struggle began and Guyger “red her Taser at Perez, who then wrested it away from her. She then drew her gun and “red, wounding Perez in the abdomen. Guyger was not charged in the 2017 shooting. Sgt. Mike Mata, who heads Dallas largest police union, the Dallas Police Association, called Saturday for an open, transparent and full investigation of the event, the Dallas Morning News reported He described Jean as an amazing individualŽ and said that if the grand jury deems necessary, this of“cer should have to answer for her actions in a court of law in Dallas County.Ž Friends and family gathered Saturday at the Dallas West Church of Christ to remember Jean, who had been working for accounting “rm PwC since graduating in 2016 from Harding University in Arkansas, where he often led campus religious services as a student. They described Jean as a devout Christian and a talented singer. Botham did everything with passion,Ž Allison Jean told the prayer service. God gave me an angel.ŽLawyer: Dallas cop who killed man at home should be charged This Sept. 21, 2017, photo provided by Harding University in Search, Ark., shows Botham Jean leading worship at a university presidential reception in Dallas. Police: Pair guns down 3 men inside White Castle DETROIT (AP) „ Authorities say three young men were shot to death in a White Castle on Detroits west side. Of“cer Vanessa Burt says two men entered the restaurant at around 12:25 a.m. Sunday and shot the three victims, who were ages 25, 24 and 20. Investigators have no information on the assailants. The restaurants windows had bullet holes and handguns were recovered at the scene. It wasnt immediately known if the victims were customers or workers at the restaurant. The restaurant is normally open 24 hours but was closed later Sunday. Signs said it would reopen Monday morning.RNC chairwoman: 50-50 chance GOP can keep control of HouseWASHINGTON (AP) „ The Republican National Committee chairwoman is rating her partys chances of retaining control of the House at 50-50.Ž Ronna McDaniel is cautioning that Democrats will seek to make the November elections about President Donald Trump and personalityŽ „ but its the results that matter. She acknowledges an uphill House “ght because of a wave of GOP retirements and numerous seats in the margin.Ž Democrats need a net gain of 23 seats to ”ip control. McDaniel says the RNC has raised $250 million and trained more “eld organizers than before, so turnout efforts are the best its ever been.Ž She tells CBSs Face the NationŽ that the party holding the White House traditionally loses seats in a presidents “rst midterm election and Republicans could defy historyŽ by picking up Senate seats.Pipeline dumps 8,000 gallons of jet fuel into Indiana riverDECATUR, Ind. (AP) „ A Texas company says one of its pipelines has spilled more than 8,000 gallons of jet fuel into a river in the northeastern Indiana city of Decatur. Houston-based Buckeye Pipe Line says it immediately shut down the line Friday evening when it detected a pressure problem. The fuel spilled into the St. Marys River in Decatur, a community of about 9,500 people roughly 100 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Local of“cials say booms were placed in the river to contain the fuel, which was being vacuumed off the waters surface. Decatur Mayor Kenneth L. Meyer says the cleanup could take weeks. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it is monitoring air in neighborhoods and businesses near the river. The EPA said it is also monitoring water quality at several locations downstream.Police: Officers fatally shot man who was firing into crowdGREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) „ Police in Greenville say of“cers fatally shot a man who was “ring a gun into a crowd of people. The Greenville Police Department said in a news release that of“cers responded to an alleyway around 1:30 a.m. Sunday for a report of a “ght in progress involving shots “red. The news release says the Greenville of“cers and of“cers from East Carolina University who were already in the area saw a man actively shooting into a crowd. Police say three Greenville of“cers returned “re, striking the suspect, who was pronounced dead at the scene. The news release says two individuals are receiving treatment at a hospital for injuries not considered life-threatening. The three of“cers involved will be put on standard administrative leave pending an investigation. No one involved was immediately identi“ed. AP FILE PHOTOIn this May 24 le photo, Chair of the Republican National Committee Ronna McDaniel appears on the Fox & friendsŽ television program. HEADLINES AROUND THE NATIONNATIONAL NEWS Learn How To Win Your Battle Of The BulgeŽ Forever! 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Page 4 E/N/C The Sun | Monday, September 10, 2018ALMANACToday is Monday, Sept. 10, the 253rd day of 2018. There are 112 days left in the year.Today in historyOn Sept. 10, 1963, 20 black students entered Alabama public schools following a standoff between federal authorities and Gov. George C. Wallace.On this dateIn 1813 an American naval force commanded by Oliver H. Perry defeated the British in the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812. (Afterward, Perry sent the message, We have met the enemy and they are ours.Ž) In 1846 Elias Howe received a patent for his sewing machine. In 1919 New York City welcomed home Gen. John J. Pershing and 25,000 soldiers whod served in the U.S. First Division during World War I. In 1939 Canada declared war on Germany. In 1960 Hurricane Donna, a dangerous Category 4 storm eventually blamed for 364 deaths, struck the Florida Keys. In 1962 the U.S. Supreme Court ordered the University of Mississippi to admit James Meredith, a black student. In 1979 four Puerto Rican nationalists imprisoned for a 1954 attack on the U.S. House of Representatives and a 1950 attempt on the life of President Harry S. Truman were freed from prison after being granted clemency by President Jimmy Carter. In 1991 the Senate Judiciary Committee opened hearings on the nomination of Clarence Thomas to the U.S. Supreme Court. In 1993 The X-FilesŽ premiered on Fox Television. Ten years ago: The worlds largest particle collider passed its first major tests by firing two beams of protons in opposite directions around a 17-mile (27-kilometer) ring under the Franco-Swiss border. Five years ago: President Barack Obama, in a nationally broadcast address, said diplomacy held the potential to remove the threat of chemical weaponsŽ in Syria without the use of force, but declared the U.S. military would be ready to respondŽ against President Bashar Assad if other measures failed. One year ago: After cutting a trail of destruction across the Caribbean, Hurricane Irma blew ashore on the Florida Keys as a Category 4 storm with winds of 130 mph; it would destroy 1,200 homes and damage 3,000 others in the Keys. As Irma headed toward Georgia, Atlanta was under a tropical storm warning for the first time..Todays birthdays Actor Philip Baker Hall is 87. Actor Greg Mullavey is 85. Jazz vibraphonist Roy Ayers is 78. Actor Tom Ligon is 78. Singer Jose Feliciano is 73. Actress Judy Geeson is 70. Former Canadian first lady Margaret Trudeau is 70. Political commentator Bill OReilly is 69. Rock musician Joe Perry (Aerosmith) is 68. Actress Amy Irving is 65. Actress Kate Burton is 61. Movie director Chris Columbus is 60. Actor Colin Firth is 58. Actor Sean OBryan is 55. Actor Raymond Cruz is 54. Rock musician Robin Goodridge (Bush) is 53. Rock musician Stevie D. (Buckcherry) is 52. Rock singer-musician Miles Zuniga (Fastball) is 52. Actress Nina Repeta is 51. Rapper Big Daddy Kane is 50. Movie director Guy Ritchie is 50. Actor Johnathan Schaech (shehk) is 49. Contemporary Christian singer Sara Groves is 46. Actor Ryan Phillippe is 44. Actor Kyle Bornheimer is 43. Actor Jacob Young is 39. Rock musician Mikey Way (My Chemical Romance) is 38. Ballerina Misty Copeland is 36. Rock musician Matthew Followill (Kings of Leon) is 34. Singer Ashley Monroe (Pistol Annies) is 32.Bible verseFor I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.Ž „ Romans 1:16. The gospel means good news.Ž Those who have yet to hear it must find it strange that we have been so reluctant to share it. careers of women. Six other women accused Moonves of misconduct in another New Yorker article published last month. Even before the new allegations came to light on Sunday, CBS board was reportedly discussing terms of Moonves exit. A spokesman for the board did not immediately return requests for comment. Moonves joined CBS as head of entertainment in 1995, and has been CEO of CBS Corp. since 2006, leading the CBS network, Showtime and other entities. CBS has spent much of his tenure as the nations most popular broadcast network, with hits like The Big Bang TheoryŽ and NCIS,Ž and its success has made Moonves one of the highest-paid and most powerful executives in the business. He remained on the job despite the earlier allegations, and there were earlier reports that he was negotiating a buyout from his contract. One of the women, Phyllis Golden-Gottlieb, reported her accusations to Los Angeles police last year, but they werent pursued because of the statute of limitations. She said that Moonves, while an executive at the Lorimar production studio in the late 1980s, pushed her head into his lap and forced her to perform oral sex. At another time, she said an angry Moonves pushed her hard against a wall. When she resisted later advances, she began to be frozen out at the company, she said. He absolutely ruined my career,Ž she told the magazine. Another woman, Jessica Pallingston, said Moonves had forced her to perform oral sex on her “rst day working as his assistant at Warner Bros. productions. Other women told the magazine of unwanted touching or advances by Moonves. In a statement to the magazine, Moonves said the appalling accusationsŽ are untrue, but he acknowledged consensual relations with three of the women before he started working at CBS. I have never used my position to hinder the advancement or careers of women,Ž he said. In my 40 years of work, I have never before heard of such disturbing accusations. I can only surmise they are surfacing now for the “rst time, decades later, as part of a concerted effort by others to destroy my name, my reputation and my career. Anyone who knows me knows that the person described in this article is not me.Ž CBS, in a statement Sunday, said it takes the allegations very seriouslyŽ and is conducting an investigation. The network is also investigating Jeff Fager, former CBS News chairman and executive producer of 60 Minutes,Ž on charges that he condoned a hostile atmosphere to women. The organization Times Up, which “ghts accusations of sexual misconduct, said the women had made bone-chillingŽ accusations against Moonves. We believe them,Ž Times Up said in a statement on Sunday. Times Up said the CBS board has a responsibility to rid the company of a toxic culture toward women. Remember that the world is watching,Ž the statement said. We will accept nothing less than full transparency of the investigations “ndings, a commitment to real change across all levels of CBS management and no reward for Les Moonves.Ž A likely successor to Moonves, at least on an interim basis, is Chief Operating Of“cer Joseph Ianniello, analysts said. Ianniello, who has held his current position since 2013, has steered top projects such as the CBS All Access and Showtime streaming services.MISCONDUCTFROM PAGE 1Forecasters said it is too early to know the exact path the storm will take but warned that it could roll ashore in the Carolinas by Thursday. Forecasters urged residents from South Carolina to the mid-Atlantic to get ready „ and not just for a possible direct blow against the coast. They warned that Florence could slow or stall after coming ashore, with some forecasting models showing it could unload a foot or two of rain in places, causing devastating inland ”ooding. Forecasters also warned that the threat of a life-threatening storm surge was rising. In Charleston, South Carolina, along the coast, city of“cials offered sandbags to residents. Myrtle Beach Mayor Brenda Bethune urged people to secure their homes but said its too early to know if evacuations will be ordered. Across the Southeast, people were urged to put together emergency supply kits, prepare their homes and research evacuation routes. The governors of North and South Carolina and Virginia declared states of emergency far ahead of the storm to get ready. Florences effects were already being felt along the coast, with dangerous swells and rip currents in some spots. On North Carolinas Outer Banks, the town of Nags Head posted no-swimming ”ags on beaches. In Jacksonville, North Carolina, about 20 miles from the coast, some residents picked up hurricane supplies during their normal weekend shopping, The Daily News reported. In southeast Virginia, Naval Station Norfolk told its employees they should not leave their vehicles parked at the sprawling base in coming days because of the ”ood threat. The station, the largest naval complex in the world, said in a Facebook post that much of the base is prone to heavy ”ooding, especially the parking lots adjacent to the waterfront. The Navy planned to send ships from the Hampton Roads area of Virginia out to sea. Floridabased Carnival Cruise Line re-routed its cruise ships. As Hurricane Florence approaches the East Coast, the University of North Carolina at Wilmington encouraged its students to leave campus for a safer location. The university said Sunday that it has issued a voluntary evacuation for students starting at midday Monday, noting classes would be canceled.HURRICANEFROM PAGE 1in mid-”ight they had been hijacked and responded heroically, declaring lets rollŽ as they confronted their adversaries inside the plane. Thirteen passengers on the plane made a combined 37 phone calls during the attack, getting information about the other three hijackings and crashes. When they learned that, it galvanized them as a group,Ž Clark said. They said, Were not going back to any airport. This is a suicide mission.Ž As some passengers apparently tried to storm the cabin, the hijacker at the controls then rolled the plane, trying to throw them off balance, before the aircraft became inverted and crashed at 563 mph on the edge of a reclaimed strip mine at 10:30 a.m. The impact ignited about 100 hemlock trees. Hemlocks are used as symbols throughout the memorials design, including the tower. A 17-ton sandstone marks the impact site, located within a 44-acre fenced-off area of the “eld where crash debris landed, referred to as the sacred ground.Ž Access to that part of the park is limited to family members of the passengers and crew. Four 40-foot containers of remaining debris from the crashed airplane were buried there during a private ceremony on June 21. The memorial was funded with $46 million from 110,000 private donors, including $6 million to design and build the Tower of Voices. Volunteers are well on their way to the goal of planting 150,000 seedlings around the 2,200 acre park. It attracted about 400,000 visitors last year. The dedication comes two days before the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. President Donald Trump is expected to attend that memorial ceremony Tuesday in Shanksville.TOWERFROM PAGE 1 BOSTON (AP) „ Old Ironsides will commemorate the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks with canon “re and solemn music. Navy crews with the USS Constitution on Tuesday will “re one-gun salutes to mark when airplanes crashed into the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon near Washington, D.C. and a “eld in Somerset County, Pennsylvania. Taps will also be played at the times when the two World Trade Center towers and part of the Pentagon collapsed as well as when United Flight 93 crashed in Pennsylvania. The attacks killed nearly 3,000 lives and injured more than 6,000 others. The worlds oldest commissioned warship still a”oat was launched in 1797 and earned its nickname Old IronsidesŽ during the War of 1812.Historic Navy warship to mark 9/11 attacks By JESSICA SCHLADEBECKNEW YORK DAILY NEWS (TNS)President Donald Trump was losing face while the person behind him was making them. While Trump railed against deep state operativesŽ and praised Brett Kavanaughs con“rmation hearing at a rally Thursday night in Montana, the focus began to shift to 17-yearold Tyler Linfesty. The West Billings high school senior, seated directly behind the president, reacted to Trumps remarks with a range of animated expressions. In some instances he appeared to chuckle to himself, other times he appeared shocked. The internet was quick to fall in love, dubbing him Plaid Shirt Guy,Ž but event organizers were seemingly less than pleased. After about 15 minutes, he was approached by a young woman, who informed him she was there to take his place, he told CNN. Another two people followed, and they replaced the friends who accompanied Tyler to the rally. He believes he was asked to leave because he did not appear happy enough during Trumps speech. Before the rally, they told us you have to be enthusiastic, you have to be clapping, you have to be cheering for Donald Trump and I wasnt doing that because I wasnt enthusiastic and I wasnt happy with what he was saying,Ž Tyler said, adding event organizers even tried to get his group to wear the classic, red MAGA baseball caps. I was not wearing one, as you saw.Ž He told KTVQ that Trump was not necessarilyŽ a bad speaker, citing his ability to “re up crowds, but the important part is to listen to the content of the speech, like the actual policies hes suggesting or in favor of.Ž The teen, nearly voting age, said he disagreed with most of those policies. Those faces were completely genuine. I was not trying to make those faces. Those faces just came out when I heard what he was saying,Ž Tyler added. Some stuff I agreed with, some stuff I disagreed with. When I disagreed, it was pretty apparent, Id say.Ž Tyler said in the end, Secret Service of“cers escorted him to a back room, looked at his ID and very respectfully asked that I leave and not come back.Ž my people,Ž Pence said on Face the Nation.Ž They get up every day and are dedicated, just as much as I am, to advancing the presidents agenda and supporting everything ... President Trump is doing for the people of this country.Ž Asked whether he had asked his staff about the op-ed, Pence said, I dont have to ask them because I know them. I know their character. I know their dedication and I am absolutely con“dent that no one on the vice presidents staff had anything to do with this.Ž He restated that he thinks the essay writer should do the honorable thing and resign.Ž Publication of the op-ed followed the release of stunning details from an upcoming book by Watergate reporter Bob Woodward in which current and former aides referred to Trump as an idiotŽ and liarŽ and depicted him as prone to rash policy decisions that some aides either work to stall or derail entirely. Both releases are said to have infuriated Trump, who unleashed a string of attacks on Woodwards credibility and dismissed the celebrated authors book as a work of “ction.Ž Some of the of“cials featured in the books anecdotes about the president, including Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and White House chief of staff John Kelly, issued statements denying the comments attributed to them by Woodward. Woodward has said he stands by his reporting. The book, Fear: Trump in the White House,Ž is scheduled to be formally released Tuesday. Trump, meanwhile, has denounced the Times opinion piece as gutlessŽ and its publication as a disgraceŽ bordering on treason. Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, a Trump ally, has said the president would be justi“ed in using lie detectors to ferret out the anonymous writer. The president has yet to say whether hed go that far, but Pence says hed be willing to submit to such an examination. I would agree to take it in a heartbeat and would submit to any review the administration wanted to do,Ž he said in a taped Fox News SundayŽ interview. Both Pence and Kellyanne Conway, a counselor to Trump, pushed back during separate television appearances Sunday on the portrayals of Trump as anything but a thoughtful leader. Both also said they had no idea who wrote the piece; Trump has said he can name up to “ve people who could have written it. What I see is a tough leader, a demanding leader, someone who gets all the options on the table,Ž Pence said on Fox News. But he makes the decisions, and thats why weve made the progress weve made.Ž Trump has said the Justice Department should investigate and unmask the anonymous author. He cited national security concerns as grounds for what would amount to an extraordinary criminal probe should Attorney General Jeff Sessions decide to pursue one. Neither Pence nor Conway answered directly when asked if Sessions should treat Trumps comments as an order. The Justice Department is supposed to make investigative decisions free of political pressure from the White House and the president.COLUMNFROM PAGE 1Man believes he was asked to leave Trump rally because he wasnt enthusiastic or cheering AP PHOTOPresident Donald Trump speaks at a rally at the Rimrock Auto Arena in Billings, Mont., Thursday. The man directly behind Trump, in a plaid shirt, was escorted out of the rally.FROM PAGE ONE


The Sun | Monday, September 10, 2018 E/N/C Page 5 MARMADUKE By Brad Anderson Cryptoquip 2011 by King Features Syndicate Challenger Saturdays Challenger Answers DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 75-year-old male with a family history of colon cancer. I have a colonoscopy every ve years. The results usually show some polyps, which are removed and biopsied. After my most recent procedure, the doctor said I have a twisted, spiral intestine and that he had never encountered that before. I am taking a stool softener (Colace) three times a day. Should I be concerned about the ndings, and, if yes, what do you recommend? I've heard numerous stories that if a blockage occurs in the intestine it can become life-threatening. „ R.J. ANSWER: I suspect this is one of those times when a physician didn't communicate as eectively as could be hoped. Twisting of the intestine around its own axis (imagine holding one end of a sock in each hand and ipping it so a twist appears) is called a "volvulus," and it is a surgical emergency. That can't be what your doctor meant to say. The colon makes two sharp turns, one at the level of the spleen and the other at the liver. These turns „ called "exures," anatomically „ can make it hard to get the colonoscope through to the end of the colon. I suspect that your colon may have made sharper turns than most. Symptoms of a blocked intestine are progressive pain, nausea, constipation and abdominal distention. DEAR DR. ROACH: Two years ago, I had open-heart surgery to replace my aortic valve. Prior to surgery, I weighed 145 pounds and my weight had been stable. For a year and a half, I had no problems, but in a matter of a few months, I gained 15 pounds. I have tried a low-carb diet and stopped my nightly habit of drinking 4-5 ounces of scotch, but three weeks later I have not lost any weight. Could it be due to medications? I take metoprolol, HCTZ and amlodipine, and since surgery I have had a double dose of HCTZ. „ D.O.C. ANSWER: It is wise to think about medications as a cause of weight gain. They are frequently a contributor that is unrecognized by both patient and physician. Metoprolol is a well-known cause of gain weight „ an average of 2.5 pounds, but some people will gain much more than that. Amlodipine causes many people to retain uid, and that also can make the scale another pound or two heavier. However, since it sounds like you were on these medications well before the weight gain started, it seems unlikely that this is a medication eect. Sudden weight gain without changes in diet or exercise should bring up the possibility of a medical change. Thyroid levels are frequently brought up and checked, but seldom are the cause, even if they are always worth considering. Three weeks is a short period of time to see changes from a new diet. A low-carbohydrate diet is not a guaranteed success (but cutting down on the Scotch whisky is denitely going to improve your overall health, especially in combination with the medical conditions you have). A more comprehensive look at your physical and emotional condition is a good start, including a careful look at which medications you really need and whether there might be alternatives that are more weight-friendly. A visit with a dietician nutritionist may get you more information about a healthy diet. Finally, increasing your exercise, although not enough by itself, will help any weight-loss program.DEAR ABBY: There's this woman I've known since I was a child. She's a Jehovah's Witness I'll call Beatrice. She comes by my house every so often to share pamphlets and talk about her religion. She is a casual friend of my mother's (who I live with), so I feel I have to let her inside when she's at the door. More often than not, Mom's not even home when Beatrice comes over with her pamphlets because they work similar hours. And each time, I nd myself trapped into listening to her j abber away while I politely smile and nod. Is there a polite way to tell Beatrice that, with all due respect, I don't want to hear about her pamphlets, and she should come by to discuss them only when my mom's home? „ Not Interested In New England DEAR NOT INTERESTED: All you need to say to her is, "My mother isn't home, and I'm not interested in taking your pamphlets or hearing you preach. Because you're a friend of Mom's, come back when Mom is home, and be sure to call rst." DEAR ABBY: I am really upset about something my best friend did involving a cruise that's planned for next February. Because of nancial setbacks, we can no longer aord the trip. She went ahead and paid for our cruise. I was so upset I called the travel agent and tried to cancel the trip but was informed it was nonrefundable. So now we are locked into a cruise that's still going to cost us $1,500 or more in other expenses while we are on the cruise. I like to pay my own way and have never asked anyone for help. She said it was "a gift, not a loan" and I was being ungrateful, so I accepted the "gift." Now I'm going to have this hanging over my head. Am I ungrateful? „ Expensive "Gift" In The West DEAR EXPENSIVE "GIFT": Forgive her for her mistake, take the trip and do your best to enjoy it so you don't ruin the trip. Dear Readers: Today's SOUND OFF is about returning RSVP cards: "Dear Heloise: Recently we had a retirement party for my father and sent out invitations with RSVP cards, so that the hotel would know how many tables to set up and how much food to prepare. When an RSVP is sent out, you're supposed to send it back with 'Yes, I'll attend' or 'No, I can't attend.' Eighteen people showed up who had not returned a card! The caterers quickly set up tables in the back of the room, and those guests were served last, which meant their food was almost cold. "Please tell your readers that when they receive an RSVP, they should return it as soon as possible, because it's rude to just show up." „ Emma in Sarasota, Fla. Emma, I have to agree with you. It's only good manners to return an RSVP card. „ HeloiseTwisted spinal intestine considered a surgical emergency Daughter tired of mother's casual proselytizing friend A 'responsible' RSVP returnHints from Heloise Dr. Roach Dear Abby


Page 6 E/N/C The Sun | Monday, September 10, 2018 ARIES (March 21-April 19). Framing the truth is a social skill. As it is with all framing, there are decisions to be made about the positioning. Cropping is an option, and its one you should strongly consider today. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). We are all stuck inside ourselves, though some seem more stuck than others. Empathy isnt just a virtue for better souls; its also a ticket to living more lives than just the one that we live from behind our own eyeballs. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). There are sunk costs to consider „ money, time and energy youll never get back. Recall them and say one last goodbye. Those sunk costs are a thing of the past and have no bearing on your next step into the future. CANCER (June 22-July 22). Though basic daily occurrences seem to have special meaning when youre with someone you love, this does not happen because youre with someone you love. Appreciate your own part in the experience. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Trust is a commodity. People who are entrusted are able to do and experience things that distrusted people cannot. Trust that is freely given wont buy much, though earned trust can open entire worlds. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Youll become sensitive to another persons tendencies and rhythms and be able to predict this persons next move „ a form of love, really, as it requires a certain quality of attention to gure out. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). As your guiding planet, Venus, communicates freely today, so will you. This communication isnt restricted to loved ones or even humans. Youll be in kinship with animals, rocks, even the sky. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Sociology teaches us that lying is innate. Animals evolve to deceive predators. Sign language-trained gorillas tell bs, as do toddlers. Today youll hear lies of little consequence, the sort youd be gracious to ignore. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). It is said that each person is a world. Though you do enjoy tourism, youll spend the most time with those whose worlds you understand and relate to. Bonds will denitely be built in realities that are shared, not imposed. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Protect your solitude. If youre with even one other person, you wont be completely yourself. Alone, youll have a sense of spiritual stillness that allows you to get a better feel for what is really worth doing at this time. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Its challenging to save money when there are so many things you need and want. Your increased interests and appetites make this a good time to explore a side business. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Helping others have their fun will be much easier to do when youve helped yourself rst. Its wrong, selsh even, to ignore your own need for pleasure and excitement. TODAYS BIRTHDAY (Sept. 10). Its a year of discovery in which a new gem will be revealed monthly. Spiritual truths, treasures of the heart and actual material nds will be among the spoils. Apply what you learn in inventive ways. Lifestyle change brings enhanced health and attractiveness. This may be inspired by an exciting new relationship. Scorpio and Gemini adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 8, 4, 44, 23 and 18. 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, September 10, 2018 E/N/C 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 E/N/C The Sun | Monday, September 10, 2018 ENTERTAINMENT NEWS PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BESTSELLERSBest-selling Books Week Ending 9/2/18HARDCOVER FICTION1. Texas RangerŽ by James Patterson and Andrew Bourelle (Little, Brown) 2. The Fall of GondolinŽ by J.R.R. Tolkien (HMH) 3. The President is MissingŽ by James Patterson and Bill Clinton (Little, Brown) 4. TailspinŽ by Sandra Brown (Grand Central Publishing) 5. The OutsiderŽ by Stephen King (Scribner) 6. Pieces of HerŽ by Karin Slaughter (William Morrow) 7. CirceŽ by Madeline Miller (Little, Brown) 8. Magic TriumphsŽ by Ilona Andrews (Ace) 9. There ThereŽ by Tommy Orange (Knopf) 10. Cottage by the SeaŽ by Debbie Macomber (Ballantine) 11. Little Fires EverywhereŽ by Celeste Ng (Penguin) 12. ParadoxŽ by Catherine Coulter (Gallery Books) 13. Shelter in PlaceŽ by Nora Roberts (St. Martins) 14. The Other WomanŽ by Daniel Silva (Harper) 15. FearedŽ by Lisa Scottoline (St. Martins Press)HARDCOVER NONFICTION1. Girl, Wash Your FaceŽ by Rachel Hollis (Thomas Nelson) 2. The Restless WaveŽ by McCain/Salter (Simon & Schuster) 3. The Russia HoaxŽ by Gregg Jarrett (Broadside) 4. Magnolia TableŽ by Joanna Gaines and Marah Stets (William Morrow Cookbooks) 5. EducatedŽ by Tara Westover (Random House) 6. Liars, Leakers and LiberalsŽ by Jeanine Pirro (Center Street) 7. AwareŽ by Daniel Siegel (TarcherPerigee) 8. 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to ChaosŽ by Jordan B. Peterson (Random House Canada) 9. UnhingedŽ by Omarosa Manigault Newman (Gallery) 10. House of Trump, House of PutinŽ by Craig Unger (Dutton) 11. Winners Take AllŽ by Anand Giridharadas (Knopf) 12. The Plant Paradox CookbookŽ by Steven R. Gundry (Harper Wave) 13. Resistance is FutileŽ by Ann Coulter (Sentinel) 14. Unshakable HopeŽ by Max Lucado (Thomas Nelson) 15. FactfulnessŽ by Hans Rosling (Flatiron)MASS MARKET PAPERBACKS1. OriginŽ by Dan Brown (Anchor)2. HauntedŽ by Patterson/Born (Grand Central) 3. Springtime in Salt RiverŽ by RaeAnne Thayne (Harlequin) 4. A Reason to DieŽ by William W. Johnstone (Pinnacle) 5. The Crooked StaircaseŽ by Sean Koontz (Bantam) 6. Dark LegacyŽ by Christine Feehan (Berkley) 7. Past PerfectŽ by Danielle Steel (Dell) 8. You Will PayŽ by Lisa Jackson (Zebra) 9. Vince Flynn: Enemy of the StateŽ by Kyle Mills (Pocket) 10. The Rooster BarŽ by John Grisham (Dell) 11. Big Sky RiverŽ by Linda Lael Miller (HQN) 12. EscapadeŽ by Diana Palmer (HQN) 13. End GameŽ by David Baldacci (Vision) 14. Wind River LawmanŽ by Lindsay McKenna (Zebra) 15. Dark in DeathŽ by J.D. Robb (St. Martins Paperbacks)TRADE PAPERBACKS1. Rich People ProblemsŽ by Kevin Kwan (Anchor) 2. The WinnerŽ by David Baldacci (Grand Central) 3. Elinor Oliphant is Completely FineŽ by Gail Honeyman (Penguin) 4. LessŽ by Andrew Sean Greer (Back Bay) 5. Instant Pot MiracleŽ (HMH) 6. Crazy Rich AsiansŽ (movie tie-in) by Kevin Kwan (Anchor) 7. GritŽ by Angela Duckworth (Scribner) 8. OriginŽ by Dan Brown (Anchor) 9. PachinkoŽ by Min Jin Lee (Grand Central Publishing) 10. SapiensŽ by Yuval Noah Harari (Harper Perennial) 11. Fifty FiftyŽ by Patterson/Fox (Grand Central Publishing) 12. Everybody, AlwaysŽ by Bob Goff (Thomas Nelson) 13. A Simple FavorŽ (movie tie-in) by Darcey Bell (Harper) 14. Y is for YesterdayŽ by Sue Grafton (G.P. Putnams Sons) 15. The Sun and Her FlowersŽ by Rupi Kaur (Andrews McMell)By LINDSEY BAHRAP FILM WRITERLOS ANGELES „ The horror movie The NunŽ has topped the domestic box of“ ce in its “ rst weekend, scoring a best for the ConjuringŽ franchise and another win for Warner Bros. Studio estimates on Sunday say the Demian Bichir and Taissa Farmiga-led “ lm brought in $53.5 million from 3,876 North American theaters. Internationally, it banked $77.5 million for a massive $131 million global debut. The movie, a spinoff of a character seen in The Conjuring 2Ž and set in 1952 Romania, cost only $22 million to produce. Before The Nun,Ž the largest opening in the ConjuringŽ universe, which includes the AnnabelleŽ “ lms, was The ConjuringsŽ $41.8 million launch. The subject in the title The Nun, just gets a bigger broader audience,Ž said Jeffrey Goldstein, Warner Bros. president of domestic distribution. Opening weekend audiences were heavily Hispanic (35 percent), according to exit polls, and signi“ cantly higher than other “ lms in the series. The Conjuring,Ž for instance, attracted a 17 percent Hispanic audience. This marks the “ fth consecutive weekend that a Warner Bros. movie has held “ rst place domestically, following in the successful footsteps of Crazy Rich AsiansŽ and The Meg.Ž Its also the fourth that the studio has held the “ rst and second place spots which is the “ rst time this has happened in the industry in over 25 years. The last time was in 1989 when Universal Pictures had Sea of Love,Ž Uncle BuckŽ and Parenthood.Ž The calendar has 12 months and 52 weeks,Ž Goldstein said of the industry-leading streak. We had gotten a fair amount of criticism for what our release schedule looked like in the summer, but I kept on saying its not about summer, its about the whole year.Ž The NunŽ effectively scared Crazy Rich AsiansŽ into second place for the “ rst time in its four-week run. The rom-com added $13.6 million, bringing its total North American earning to $136.2 million. Third place went to the R-rated Jennifer Garner revenge movie Peppermint,Ž from STXFilms, which debuted on par with expectations to $13.3 million. PeppermintŽ was a movie that was meant to give a completely different option to The Nun,Ž said Paul Dergarabedian, a senior media analyst for box of“ ce tracker comScore. The Nun was just this overwhelming juggernaut.Ž And holdovers rounded out the top “ ve with The MegŽ in fourth with $6 million and SearchingŽ in “ fth with $4.5 million. Despite The NunsŽ strong performance, the weekend is down nearly 30 percent from last year when ItŽ scored a record-breaking opening, but the year overall is still up 9.5 percent. Look out,Ž Dergarabedian said. This could be the biggest box of“ ce year ever.Ž Estimated ticket sales 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. The Nun,Ž $53.5 million ($77.5 million international). 2. Crazy Rich Asians,Ž $13.6 million ($5.6 million international). 3. Peppermint,Ž $13.3 million ($1.4 million international). 4. The Meg,Ž $6 million ($11.3 million international). 5. Searching,Ž $4.5 million ($7.5 million international). 6. Mission: Impossible „ Fallout,Ž $3.8 million ($38.6 million international). 7. Christopher Robin,Ž $3.2 million ($2.5 million international). 8. Operation Finale,Ž $3 million. 9. BlacKkKlansman,Ž $2.6 million ($3.7 million international). 10. Alpha,Ž $2.5 million ($6.3 million international).With The Nun, Warner Bros. box office streak continues PHOTO PROVIDED BY WARNER BROS. PICTURES VIA APThis image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Sandra Teles in a scene from The Nun.Ž BY LOS ANGELES TIMES Ratings by the Motion Picture Association of America are: (G) for general audiences; (PG) parental guidance urged because of material possibly unsuitable for children; (PG-13) parents are strongly cautioned to give guidance for attendance of children younger than 13; (R) restricted, younger than 17 admitted only with parent or adult guardian; (NC-17) no one 17 and younger admitted.OPENING THIS WEEKAge of SummerŽ „ Coming-of-age comedy with Percy Hynes White. Freestyle Digital Media Alright NowŽ „ Comedy with Cobie Smulders. Gravitas Ventures The ApparitionŽ „ The Vatican recruits a journalist to investigate a young womans vision of the Virgin Mary. With Vincent Lindon, Galatea Bellugi, Patrick dAssumao, Anatole Taubman, Elina Lowensohn. Written and directed by Xavier Giannoli. Music Box Films The BreedingŽ „ Thriller with David J. Cork. Breaking Glass Pictures DianeŽ „ Crime thriller written and directed by Michael Mongillo. Random Media Edge of ObedienceŽ „ Documentary on Malaysian artist Ahmad Zakii Anwar pushing the boundaries of taboos in his homeland. Director Jin-Theng Craven. Indie Rights God Bless the Broken RoadŽ „ A military widow raises her daughter solo after her husband is killed in Afghanistan. With Lindsay Pulsipher, Andrew W. Walker, Jordin Sparks, LaDainian LTŽ Tomlinson, Makenzie Moss, Kim Delaney, Robin Givens. Written by Harold Cronk, Jennifer Dornbush, Liam Matthews. Directed by Cronk. Freestyle Releasing Inventing TomorrowŽ „ Documentary on the International Science and Engineering Fair. Directed by Laura Nix. Fishbowl Films Kusama „ InfinityŽ „ The painting, sculpture, installation art, performance art, poetry and novels of Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, creator of the Infinity Mirrored Rooms, are explored in this documentary. Directed by Heather Lenz. Magnolia Pictures Lost FareŽ „ Drama with Alexis Rosinsky. Indie Rights MaraŽ „ Horror with Olga Kurylenko. Saban Films The NunŽ „ A troubled priest and a novitiate sent by the Vatican to investigate a suicide and an abbey in Romania are confronted by the same malevolent force from The Conjuring 2.Ž With Demian Bichir, Taissa Farmiga, Jonas Bloquet, Charlotte Hope, Ingrid Bisu, Bonnie Aarons. Written by by Gary Dauberman, story by Gary Dauberman, James Wan. Directed by Corin Hardy. Warner Bros./New Line Cinema PainlessŽ „ Thriller directed by Jordan Horowitz. Indican Pictures PeppermintŽ „ Jennifer Garner plays a mother who transforms herself into a vigilante after her family is brutally murdered. With John Ortiz, John Gallagher Jr., Juan Pablo Raba. Written by Chad St. John. Directed by Pierre Morel. STXfilms The RangerŽ „ Soft horror directed by Jenn Wexler. Yellow Veil Pictures Susanne Bartsch: On TopŽ „ Documentary on the fashionista. Featuring Bartsch, RuPaul, Amanda Lepore, Bill Cunningham. Directed by Anthony Caronna and Alexander Smith. The Orchard Movie guide: Capsule listingsDon McGuire, last surviving member of The Hilltoppers, diesLEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) „ Don McGuire, the last surviving member of The Hilltoppers, has died in his home state of Kentucky. He was 86. Kerr Brothers Funeral Home of Lexington says McGuire, a native of Hazard, died Friday following a short illness. The Hilltoppers rose to fame in the 1950s with pop hits including P.S. I Love YouŽ and Trying.Ž They took their name from their alma mater Western Kentucky Universitys athletic teams. Other members of the group were Jimmy Sacca, Seymour Spiegelman and Billy Vaughn. The Hilltoppers were inducted into the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame in 2013. Services for McGuire are scheduled for Wednesday at the funeral home.Heidi Klum, Tim Gunn leaving Project Runway for AmazonSANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) „ Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn are leaving Project Runway.Ž Amazon Prime Video on Friday announced the supermodel and fashion consultant are helping to develop a new reality fashion series, which will combine content with commerce. Few details were released, but the company says the show will appeal to a global audience who are entertained by competitionŽ and will create a shoppable experience.Ž Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke says she believes the pair will “ nd a larger audience on the Prime Video runway. Prime Video is a premium subscription streaming service.Aretha Franklin dresses, hats to go up for auctionNEW YORK (AP) „ More than 30 dresses and accessories worn on stage by Aretha Franklin are going up for auction. The Queen of Soul died at age 76 in Detroit on Aug. 16. Juliens Auctions says the items include a red sequined dress Franklin wore at Radio City Music Hall in 1991, a knit jacket she appeared in with President Bill Clinton at the National Medal of Arts ceremony in 1999 and a denim jacket given to crew members of The Blues Brothers.Ž The items will go on display between Nov. 5 and Nov. 9. at the Hard Rock Cafe in New York. The auction will take place in person and online on Nov. 10 as part of a two-day Icons & Idols: Rock-N-Roll at the Hard Rock.Olivia Munn finds little support from Predator peersTORONTO (AP) „ Actress Olivia Munn says she has found little support from her PredatorŽ costars and director after a Los Angeles Times report revealed that Twentieth Century Fox had removed a scene that featured a man who is a registered sex offender. Munn alerted the studio to Steven Wilder Striegels status and the scene was cut within 24 hours. In a round of press at the Toronto International Film Festival on Saturday, Munn describes feeling lonely and isolated in the wake of the report. Some of her cast mates have backed out of interviews with her, and Munn told Vanity Fair that she has not heard from director Shane Black, who apologized in a statement for casting his friend. The initial article was published hours before the TIFF premiere of The Predator.Ž AP FILE PHOTOIn this Sept. 12, 2008, le photo, Project Runways Tim Gunn walks with Heidi Klum on the runway during Fashion Week in New York. ENTERTAINMENT NEWS BRIEFS JULIENS AUCTIONS VIA APVarious out ts belonging to the late singer Aretha Franklin MUNN


SPORTSMonday, September 10, 2018 | | @Sun_PrepsFinal NASCAR race postponedPersistent rain washed out the Brickyard 400 and delayed the conclusion of NASCARs regular season. Rain washed out the entire weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the “nal race before the playos was moved to Monday. INDEX Lotto 2 | Local sports 3 | Pro baseball 4 | Scoreboard 5 | NFL 6 | Colleges 7 | Tennis 7 | Golf 8 By BRETT MARTELAP SPORTS WRITERNEW ORLEANS (AP) „ Ryan Fitzpatrick highlighted a 417-yard, four-touchdown performance with two scoring strikes of more than 50 yards, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers stunned the New Orleans Saints 48-40 on Sunday. Starting for the suspended Jameis Winston, Fitzpatrick completed 21 of 28 passes without an interception and also ran for a short touchdown, bowling over free safety Marcus Williams on his way into the end zone. Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore, the 2017 defensive rookie of the year, had arguably the worst performance of his career trying to cover receiver Mike Evans, who caught seven passes for 147 yards, including a 50-yard touchdown that put the Bucs up 41-24 late in the third quarter. DeSean Jackson caught scoring passes of 58 and 36 yards to highlight his “ve-catch, 146yard day before leaving with a concussion. After Jacksons second TD catch over the middle, Fitzpatrick backpedaled giddily for about 20 yards behind the line of scrimmage before thrusting his arm upward in celebration, seemingly oblivious of the roughing-the-passer penalty called on defensive tackle David Onyemata moments after Fitzpatrick had released the ball. Fitzpatrick also threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to Chris Godwin. The Saints, coming off a playoff appearance and hosting a team that won only “ve games last season, were among the more heavily favored teams in Week 1. They put together a frantic offensive ”urry in the fourth quarter. Kamara scored on a 1-yard run and again on a 7-yard catch. Both were followed by 2-point conversions, cutting the Saints de“cit to eight points with 3:31 to go. On third-and-11, Fitzpatrick needed to make one more play „ and did. He scrambled to his left for 12 yards at the two-minute warning. With New Orleans out of timeouts, Fitzpatrick was able to run out the clock. Drew Brees was 37 of45 for 439 yards and three TDs for the Saints. Alvin Kamara, the 2017 offensive rookie of the year, caught nine passes for 112 yards and one touchdown to go with two touchdown runs. Receiver Michael Thomas caught a franchise single-game record 16 passes for 180 yards and a TD, but turned the ball over on a fumble across mid“eld in the third quarter. Tampa Bay scored on six of its “rst seven possessions and the only drive of the “rst half that did not produce points was when the Bucs ran out the “nal 55 seconds before halftime. Tampa Bay did not punt until their eighth drive ended with Fitzpatrick overthrowing an open receiver on third down, about halfway through the third quarter. The Saints punted only once in the “rst half, and were only one score down after Thomas 6-yard touchdown catch made it 31-24 shortly before halftime.Fumbled opportunityWith Mark Ingram serving a four-game suspension for use of a When I injured my knee my freshman year of high school, it was tough leaving football, but I channeled my time and energy into my other passion „ one that also plays a role on Friday nights. I joined the marching band, trading my helmet and cleats for the trombone and baritone. Its a group that sometimes draws jeers from people around school and fans in the stadium, but games would be pretty dull without the horns, winds and drums “lling the stadiums with life each and every week. I marched for all four years and fell deep into music both on the “eld as well as in jazz and concert band. Its a talent my parents hate that I never dabble in anymore, though I also wish I did. My passion for music and high school marching bands hasnt faded though. I frequently peak up from my clipboard during halftime to take in the sights and sounds of the area bands. In my opinion, the musicians in the stands are the unsung heroes on Friday nights „ you know, other than those other guys running around on the “eld. From the Hey Song and ESPN Theme to countless drumline beats and ”ashy dances, they get the crowds thumping their feet and vibing in the stands. The Venice (2-1) and Port Charlotte (3-0) football teams were vibing to their own melody on Friday. Venice took down slight underdog, but perfectly capable Charlotte (or so we thought). The Tarpons (2-1) entered the matchup undefeated with a solid Week 1 win over Dunbar High School. But their touted defense, which had only given up 3 points in two weeks, could do little to slow down Indians running back Brandon Gregory. Gregory “nished the night with 173 yards and “ve touchdowns in a 49-13 blowout win over Charlotte. Charlotte running back Jayden Grant was held to just 23 yards on 11 carries. For Port Charlotte, it was the battle of the turnovers in a 34-14 win over Lemon Bay (0-2). Though the Pirates didnt win the turnover battle, they did more with the ones they got. They wore down the undermanned Mantas using their bevy of tailbacks „ most notably power back Janyrien Washington who rushed for 89 yards on 15 carries in his “rst game back from injury. The Lemon Bay defensive line, anchored by seniors Kyle Dragon sand Wyatt Soucy, gave Port Charlotte everything they had playing both ways for most of the game. They each forced a turnover and recorded a sack. The Pirates senior Swiss Army knife Marc Jean-Louis added to his touchdown total with three scores giving him eight in the “rst three games. Around the other sports, Port Charlotte and Charlottes volleyball programs went undefeated in two games last week. The two rising programs will clash on Tuesday as the Lady Pirates (7-1) host the Lady Tarpons (7-3) at 7 p.m. Lemon Bay (3-3) volleyball went 0-2 last week including a loss to the Lady Pirates and the Lady Bobcats out of North Port (4-4) By TOM CANAVANAP SPORTS WRITEREAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) „ Just like last season, the Jacksonville defense is carrying the team. Linebacker Myles Jack scored on a 32-yard interception return early in the fourth quarter and the Jaguars spoiled the New York Giants debuts of coach Pat Shurmur and second-overall draft pick Saquon Barkley, and the return of Odell Beckham Jr. with a 20-15 win on Sunday. Blake Bortles threw a short touchdown pass and led two other “rsthalf “eld goal drives. The Jaguars dominated with the exception a Barkley-induced hiccup in opening a season by living up to the Super Bowl hype. Held in check much of the game, Barkley brought the sellout crowd to its feet shortly after the Jack touchdown with a spectacular 65-yard run aided by a great block by receiver Sterling Shepard. It got New York within 20-15 with 10:39 to play. New York went for the 2-point conversion and Barkley (18-rushes for 106 yards) was stopped. It proved costly when NFL: Tampa Bay 48, New Orleans 40 NFL: Jacksonville 20, N.Y. Giants 15 AREA SPORTS: Recap Fitzpatrick, Bucs stun Saints 48-40 AP PHOTOTampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick passes in the “rst half ofSundays game.BUCS | 6Jack interception leads Jags over Barkley, Giants SETH WENIGNew York Giants Saquon Barkley watches as Jacksonville Jaguars Myles Jack runs back an interception for a touchdown during the second half of Sundays game.JAGS | 6 This week in sports: Pirates, Indians swinging to the beatBy BRIAN MAHONEYAP SPORTS WRITERNEW YORK (AP) „ Juan Martin del Potro stood with his hands on his knees, exhausted from taking the mightiest swings he could with his ferocious forehand. Novak Djokovic kept getting the ball back, so del Potro would take a bigger whack, trying to find some spot in the corner of the court that would be uncovered. That eventually wore him out and led to mistakes, and del Potro lost 6-3, 7-6 (4), 6-3 on Sunday in the final of the U.S. Open, the tournament he most wants to win again. But just getting back, hearing those delirious Argentine fans sing Ole! Ole! DelPo!Ž again between points, gave him something else rewarding to take home from Flushing Meadows. What I said on the stage, you can lose or win a trophy, but the love from the crowd, it could be even bigger than the tournament,Ž del Potro said. Thats what I got from them. It will be in the heart for the rest of the life.Ž It wasnt long ago he never knew if he would hear that sound again. He nearly quit tennis in 2015, after four wrist surgeries that wouldnt let him regain the form that carried him past Roger Federer to win the 2009 U.S. Open. The powerful player couldnt hit the ball hard enough with his backhand to threaten top players, let alone the rulers of the sport like Federer, Djokovic and Rafael Nadal. But del Potro not only stuck with it, he surged up to a career-high No. 3 in the rankings last month on the strength of a semifinal run at the French Open and a victory over Federer to win Indian Wells. The quest to win a second major will have to wait until next year, but del Potro, who turns 30 this month, feels good about his chances with the way BEAT | 2 Jacob HOAGSports Writer Del Potro falls in US Open, but being back is his rewardOPEN | 2 AP PHOTOJuan Martin del Potro, of Argentina, waits for the trophy ceremony after losing to Novak Djokovic on Sunday. TENNIS: US Open


Page 2 SP The Sun | Monday, September 10, 2018 SPORTS ON TV NFL FOOTBALL7:10 p.m. ESPN „ N.Y. Jets at Detroit (Note: ESPN Deportes simulcast on ESPN2) 10:15 p.m. ESPN „ L.A. Rams at Oakland (Note: ESPN Deportes simulcast on ESPN2)MLB BASEBALL7 p.m. MLB „ Regional coverage, Washington at Philadelphia OR N.Y. Yankees at Minnesota (8 p.m.) 7:10 p.m. SUN „ Cleveland at Tampa Bay 10 p.m. MLB „ Regional coverage, Atlanta at San Francisco OR Texas at L.A. Angels (11 p.m., joined in progress)SOCCER2:30 p.m ESPNEWS „ UEFA Nations League, Sweden vs. Turkey, at Solna, SwedenBASKETBALL7 p.m. NBA „ Exhibition, Womens national teams, United States vs. Japan, at WashingtoWNBA BASKETBALL3:30 p.m. ABC „ Finals (best-of 5 series), Game 2, Washington at Seattle CONTACT USBenjamin Baugh € Editor or 941-206-1175 Jacob Hoag € Staff writer or 941-206-1122 Email: Fax: 941-629-2085 HOW TO ƒ€ Submit a story idea: Email or call 941-206-1175. 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By MARK DIDTLERASSOCIATED PRESSST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) „ The Tampa Bay Rays havent played this well at home since the only year they went to the World Series. Brandon Lowe hit a three-run homer in a five-run first inning and the Rays tied a team record with their 11th consecutive home win, beating the Baltimore Orioles 8-3 on Sunday. Weve got some young guys that are starting to come into their own confidence-wise,Ž Rays manager Kevin Cash said. Tampa Bay also won 11 in a row at Tropicana Field during the 2008 AL pennant-winning season. The Rays have won 16 of 19 overall, and outscored the Orioles 32-10 in a three-game sweep. They started play eight games behind Oakland for the second AL wild card and have 20 games remaining. Its a fun locker room, its a dangerous team on the field,Ž Lowe said. Another bad first inning doomed the Orioles. Baltimore (41-102), which allowed four runs in the first of Saturdays 10-5 loss to the Rays, has been outscored 115-61 during the inning this season. After the Orioles failed to score despite drawing three walks from Ryne Stanek in the top of the first, the Rays took control in their half on C.J. Crons RBI double, an RBI single by Willy Adames and Lowes three-run shot off Josh Rogers (1-2). Were wasting time,Ž Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph said. Were wasting opportunities to turn this thing around. In terms of the rebuild, these are valuable moments that you can start making adjustments and figuring out how to do things correctly. We keep making similar mistakes over and over and over, and its just not going to cut it.Ž Lowe is 19 for 54 with 15 RBIs in his last 18 games after starting his major league career with 19 hitless at-bats. It does take some time,Ž Cash said. Not everybody is going to come here and just pick up right where they were in the minor leagues. Hes in a better spot now and it shows. The ball just jumps off his bats.Ž Yonny Chirinos (4-5) replaced Stanek with two on and one out in the first and kept Baltimore scoreless until Jace Peterson drove in a pair with a triple in a three-run seventh. The right-hander gave up three runs and seven hits in 6 1/3 innings. Tampa Bay went ahead 6-0 in the second when Mallex Smith got his 31st stolen base by swiping home on a double steal. It was the first steal of home by the Rays since Desmond Jennings did it against the New York Yankees on July 3, 2012. Rogers, acquired in the July 24 trade that sent reliever Zach Britton to the New York Yankees, allowed six runs and six hits over 1 1/3 innings in his third career start. Carlos Gomez made it 7-0 with a solo homer in the sixth. His lone homer over his previous 65 games came off a position player, Minnesotas Willians Astudillo, on July 14.Extended breakRF Adam Jones was out of the lineup for the third consecutive game as Baltimore takes a look at recently acquired players and minor league call-ups. Jones, a free agent after this season, will likely start Tuesday night against Oakland following Mondays day off.Trainers roomOrioles: RHP Alex Cobb, scratched from his scheduled start Sunday due to a blister on his throwing hand, is set to pitch Tuesday. Rays: OF Tommy Pham, slowed by a groin strain, was the designated hitter and extended his hitting streak to a career-high tying 13 games on a second-inning single.NumbersThe Orioles have been swept 18 times in completed series of two or more games.Rays win 11th straight home game, beat Orioles 8-3 Tampa Bay Rays catcher Jesus Sucre reacts after throwing out Baltimore Orioles Cedric Mullins who was attempting to steal second base during the “ rst inning of the game. AP PHOTOSTampa Bay Rays Brandon Lowe, center, high-“ ves Kevin Kiermaier, left, and Carlos Gomez, right, after his three-run home run o Baltimore Orioles relief pitcher Josh Rogers during the “ rst inning of Sundays game. UP NEXTOrioles: Cobb (5-15) will face Oakland RHP Mike Fiers (11-6) Tuesday night in the first of a three-game series in Baltimore. Cobb is 3-1 over his last seven starts, allowing two or fewer runs in six of them. Rays: Will face Cleveland ace Cory Kluber (18-7), who will be seeking a major league-leading 19th win. Reliever Diego Castillo (3-2) will start for the Rays. STAFF REPORTCharlotte County Fire & EMS responded Sunday afternoon to a call at the Charlotte County Sports Park, the home of the Charlotte Stone Crabs. Four fire engines and an ambulance responded to the call at 2300 El Jobean Rd. at 3:28 p.m.The first unit to arrive on the scene didnt see smoke, until they opened the door, and found the building full of smoke. The state fire marshal is investigating to determine the cause of the fire. Early indications suggest a fire in the laundry room burned through a washing machine water supply line, according to Charlotte County Fire & EMS. The water from the line flooded the floor and extinguished the fire. Firefighters worked to clear the building of smoke and used brooms to push out excess water.Fire at Charlotte Sports Park fell twice as well after previously winning four matches in a row. Nearly all the area cross country teams were in action on Saturday with Port Charlottes Isabella Coogan winning her third race in a row at the Fort Myers Invite. The Pirates boys team “ nished sixth out of 36 teams. North Port Boys “ nished 14th. The Lady Tarpons also had a strong showing, “ nishing third out of 24 teams. Also beginning this past week was our Sun Sports Athletes of the Week. A pair of Pirates were selected in Coogan and JeanLouis. Its a weekly award spotlighting the top area performers of the week „ one male, one female. Pay attention to our social media pages for your chance to nominate athletes.BEATFROM PAGE 1 his wrist held up over the last two weeks. I will keep playing tennis for a few more years,Ž he said. I dont know when will be my last tournament in this career, but Im excited to keep surprising myself doing things like this. Im very motivated to keep trying to win these titles.Ž He was in tears afterward, with both Djokovic and John McEnroe coming over to give him a consoling pat on the shoulder as he sat on his chair waiting for the trophy presentation. He was drained from 3 hours, 16 minutes trying to find a weaknesses in perhaps the best defender in tennis, especially after losing the 22-point, 20plus minute game in the second set that was the matchs pivotal moment. Del Potro might have beaten other players Sunday, same as some of the losses to Federer and Nadal through the years may have been victories against lesser foes. Some two hours after the match, del Potro walked out to the players garden to a greeting from his group of about a dozen friends who have led the cheers from his box, supporters from back home he has credited with keeping his spirits up during the depressing days when he was injured. Beloved in Argentina and embraced in New York, hes looking forward to resuming his chase next year. Im just doing my job, trying to be an example for the kids, to teach them that you have to do effort to get your goals in your life,Ž del Potro said. I will try to keeping (troubling) these guys, playing in the next tournaments, and well see.ŽOPENFROM PAGE 1 AP PHOTOJuan Martin del Potro, of Argentina, reacts against Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, during the mens “ nal of the U.S. Open tennis tournament.


The Sun | Monday, September 10, 2018 SP Page 3By BEN BAUGHSPORTS EDITORAn older sister played a large role in in”uencing Alexa Roughton to direct her energies toward becoming a cross-country runner. The Lady Tarpons current no. one runners older sister Jordan also ran for Charlotte. And although theres a six year age difference, Alexa would be introduced to the sport by accompanying her sister to the meets, and it was that exposure to the sports environment that resonated deeply with the current senior. It was something that I wanted to do,Ž said Roughton. The diminutive Roughton, made the transition to cross-country from softball, a sport she participated in for six years, but decided to pursue cross-country when entering high school. However, she encountered a number of challenges when she began competing as a freshman at a discipline she had watched her sister succeed in only years earlier. It was kind of a rocky start,Ž said Roughton. I was on JV. My times werent super slow, but I de“nitely wanted to be better than I was.Ž One of Roughtons teammates played a signi“cant role in her development, helping her evolve as a runner, placing an emphasis on teamwork. She also credits the Lady Tarpons coach Chris Robishaw, who coached her sister Jordan, with helping her reach her present level. Katie Kanagy (who now runs for Palm Beach Atlantic University) would be the one who really pushed me to be better, because I knew if she could do something, I could do it too,Ž said Roughton. You want to help your team to be the best it can be. Katie was the team captain. She included everybody, to do things together, it was never just about her. She always included me. If we were going to work out, we were going to do it together.Ž However, it was during her freshman year, that Roughtons passion for the sport increased markedly. An alternate for states, it provided her with a distinctive taste of what it was like to be on Varsity, it was that ”avor that contributed to being a motivating variable, serving as the impetus for Roughton, propelling her toward performing at her optimal best. That really pushed me to do better the next year (sophomore),Ž said Roughton. Im not just out there to run. Im here to make a statement, and get a face with a name. My team really brought me to that point. I woudnt have gone to states without my team. I wouldnt have gone individually.Ž As a senior, Roughton has taken on the added responsibility of being a leader, helping her younger teammates succeed. I have a lot on my shoulders, trying to guide them in the right direction,Ž said Roughton. Once I leave, I want them to be able to do these things on their own, think like I did and be positive. Were in it together.  Its those intangibles that Roughton brings to the meet, that helps to inspire her teammates. A team “rst attitude is something that resonates loudly with the other members of the roster, evident in their third place “nish among a “eld of 24 teams Saturday at the Fort Myers Invite. Its all about teamwork, you have someone behind you, and youre going for someone in front of you, and you work as hard as possible to be the best you can be, and make it to where you do well as a whole,Ž said Roughton. Its not an individual sport. I rely on my team and we get things done together.Ž Robishaw has played an important part in Roughtons growth as an athlete, witnessing the trajectory from its nascent stages as a freshman, to its current level as a senior. Her freshman year, she was our number one JV runner the whole season, sitting number eight the whole season,Ž said Robishaw. The opportunity did come up, where we had an injury, she took advantage of it, and actually scored points for us. She “nished “fth her freshman year in the district meet. That pretty much sealed it for me.Ž Roughtons impressive performances earned her a place on the Varsity team, something Robishaw said was well-deserved. She PRd (personal record) in the district meet, regional meet and state meet, which isnt an easy course to PR on,Ž said Robishaw. Her sophomore and junior years, shes consistently worked as hard as she can to make herself what she is today. Shes every bit of what shes become. she leads by example... she does it in the classroom and all other realms...shes a great role model.ŽCharlotte runner places emphasis on teamwork ROUGHTON AREA SPOTLIGHT: Cross-countryBy BARBARA BOXLEITNERSUN CORRESPONDENTInjury slowed Ave Maria University soccer player John Gokey last year. But through seven games this season, the Venice High School graduate, was one of just three players on the roster to start every contest. The sophomore, whose dominant foot is the left, is playing left back after being a forward in 2017, when he played 13 of 17 games and started 10. He said a torn labrum and broken wrist suffered in a mountain biking spill during the summer caused him to miss time. This season the shift to defense hasnt been an issue for Gokey. He said, I did have quite a bit of experience in club soccer.Ž Ave Maria recorded its “rst shutout of the season Sept. 1. The team has been trying to tighten its defense after last year, when it allowed 3.59 goals per game, second worst among 10 Sun Conference teams. It wasnt until the 13th game that the team posted its “rst shutout victory, although it tied 0-0 in the eighth game. Possession to establish a counterattack is the focus this year. Were shaping it up a lot more, really locking down,Ž Gokey said. Last year we kind of bombed it (the ball) out of the back. Its small ball more this year.Ž Listed at 6-foot-1 and 155 pounds, Gokey said he conditioned this summer to add arm and chest strength. More mens soccer Sophomore Jeremiah Ruth started the “rst three games for Columbia International University (S.C.). The mid“elder, who competed for Port Charlotte, had two assists. Columbia International freshman mid“elder Nathanael Ruth started the “rst two games he played. The former Pirate had one assist. Charlotte High graduate Aaron Rivers is a freshman mid“elder for Dean College. He started one of their “rst two games. Sophomore Thura Zayyar appeared in the “rst three games for Huntingdon College. The mid“elder/forward played for the Indians. Florida Atlantic University freshman forward Blake Dean recorded his “rst assist in a win over St. Thomas University. He is from Lemon Bay High. Past Tarpon Andrew Michel is a freshman forward for State University of New York Plattsburgh. Send updates about area athletes to Barbara Boxleitner at jdanddoc@ baseball player updateJoe Cavallaro, P New York Mets high Class A St. Lucie: 2-4, 4.84 earned run average, 44.2 innings pitched, 48 hits, 41 strikeouts, 18 base on balls Weekly highlight: Did not pitch. Ryan Conroy, P, Baltimore Orioles Class A Short Season Aberdeen: 0-1, 2.70 ERA, 6 saves, 16.2 IP, 19 H, 19 SO, 3 BB Weekly highlight: Did not allow a run in a season-high three innings, allowing two hits and striking out a season-high four. Dalton Guthrie, 3B Philadelphia Phillies Class A Lakewood: 307 at-bats, .241 batting average, 5 home runs, 30 runs batted in, 56 SO, 21 BB Weekly highlight: Played second base and singled in two at-bats Friday. David Holmberg, P, Colorado Rockies Triple A Albuquerque: 7-8, 5.21 ERA, 107 IP, 136 H, 65 SO, 30 BB Weekly highlight: Placed on the seven-day disabled list Sept. 2. Ricky Knapp, P, New York Mets Double A Binghamton: 0-1, 5.40 ERA, 10 IP, 14 H, 2 SO, 4 BB Weekly highlight: Placed on the seven-day disabled list July 21. Nick Longhi, LF/1B Cincinnati Reds Triple A Louisville: 90 AB, .233 BA, 0 HR, 8 RBI, 27 SO, 2 BB Weekly highlight: Hitless in three at-bats against Indianapolis. Ryan Miller, P, Arizona Diamondbacks Class A Short Season Hillsboro: 3-0, 3.86 ERA, 11.2 IP, 11 H, 10 SO 1 BB Weekly highlight: Did not pitch. Jake Noll, 3B, Washington Nationals Double A Harrisburg: 237 AB, .278 BA, 3 HR, 26 RBI, 39 S0, 14 BB Weekly highlight: Did not play. Mike Rivera, C, Cleveland Indians Class A Lake County: 41 AB, .195, 3 RBI, 10 SO, 15 BB Weekly highlight: Placed on the seven-day disabled list June 12. HOMETOWN HEROES: SpotlightVenice Indian soccer grad transitions to defense BoatingAmericas Boating Course is being offered by the Venice Sail and Power Squadron with two consecutive sessions on Saturday October 13th and 20th from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Fee for the course is $50.00 per student with a family discount. The class will be held at the Waymire Training Center in Well“eld Park, 1450 Lucaya Ave. Venice. Call 941-244-8331 for information as registration is required. Subjects covered include docking and undocking maneuvers, required and suggested equipment, rules of the road, Florida regulations, using a trailer including backing, PWC operation and handling emergency situations. A State of Florida boating safety ID card will be issued at the successful completion of the course. This card is required for anyone born after Jan 1, 1988. Charlotte, DeSoto, Imagine School of North Port, North Port, Port Charlotte and Venice competed Saturday at the Fort Myers Invite at Veterans Park at Lehigh Acres. Isabella Coogan, Port Charlotte, placed “rst overall in the girls cross country division on the 5K course, with a time of 19:37.40. John Perez, Port Charlotte, placed seventh overall, the best local placing in the boys division, with a time of 17:42.05 Boys results of 36 teams 6. Port Charlotte 232 14. North Port 392 16. Venice 421 19. DeSoto 557 24. Charlotte 629 31. Imagine School of North Port 835 Girls results out of 24 teams 3. Charlotte 135 12. Venice 314 14. Port Charlotte 368 20. North Port 467 22. Imagine School of North Port 578Local runners enjoy successful weekend PHOTOS BY MONICA AMAYAPort Charlottes Isabella Coogan “nished “rst overall Saturday in the Fort Myers Invite at Veterans Park in Lehigh Acres. North Ports Alexis Smith had the highest placing for her team with a time of 23:11.13. John Perez of Port Charlotte, was the top boys “nisher from the area, placing seventh overall, with a time of 17:42.05. PREP SPORTS: Cross-country recap TODAYSwimming Port Charlotte … vs. Outdoor Academy, 10 a.m. TOMORROWGolf Lemon Bay „ Girls Golf at PCGC, 8 a.m. North Port … Boys/girls golf vs Port Charlotte, at PCCC, 3:30 p.m. Venice „ Girls Golf vs. North Port/Braden River at Calusa Lakes, 3:30 p.m. Venice „ Boys Golf vs. Cardinal Mooney/ Sarasota/Charlotte at Venice Golf and Country Club, 3:30 p.m. Volleyball Lemon Bay „ vs Cape Coral at home 7 p.m. Port Charlotte … vs Charlotte Swimming Venice … at Barron Collier, 6 p.m. WEDNESDAYGolf Lemon Bay „ Girls Golf at Deep Creek Golf Club Venice „ Boys Golf at Riverview at TBA, 3:30 p.m. Volleyball Lemon Bay „ Volleyball home vs ODA Venice „ Volleyball vs. Lakewood Ranch, 7 p.m. Swimming Port Charlotte, Charlotte, North Port at Port Charlotte, 5 p.m. PREP SPORTS CALENDAR LOCAL SPORTS BRIEF


Page 4 SP The Sun | Monday, September 10, 2018AMERICAN LEAGUENATIONAL LEAGUEEAST DIVISION TEAM W L PCT. GB WCGB L10 STR HOME AWAY Boston 97 46 .678 „ „ 6-4 L-2 48-20 49-26 New York 89 54 .622 8 „ 5-5 L-1 48-24 41-30 Tampa Bay 78 64 .549 18 8 8-2 W-3 44-24 34-40 Toronto 65 78 .455 32 21 5-5 W-1 37-37 28-41 Baltimore 41 102 .287 56 45 2-8 L-4 24-44 17-58 CENTRAL DIVISION TEAM W L PCT GB WCGB L10 STR HOME AWAY Cleveland 81 62 .566 „ „ 5-5 L-1 44-28 37-34 Minnesota 65 77 .458 15 21 3-7 W-1 41-30 24-47 Detroit 59 84 .413 22 27 6-4 L-1 36-35 23-49 Chicago 56 87 .392 25 30 3-7 L-5 28-47 28-40 Kansas City 47 95 .331 33 39 6-4 L-1 25-45 22-50 WEST DIVISION TEAM W L PCT GB WCGB L10 STR HOME AWAY Houston 89 53 .627 „ „ 8-2 W-7 40-32 49-21 Oakland 87 57 .604 3 „ 7-3 W-4 46-29 41-28 Seattle 79 64 .552 10 7 5-5 W-1 41-31 38-33 Los Angeles 71 72 .497 18 15 7-3 W-4 34-34 37-38 Texas 61 82 .427 28 25 3-7 L-4 32-43 29-39 EAST DIVISION TEAM W L PCT. GB WCGB L10 STR HOME AWAY Atlanta 79 64 .552 „ „ 5-5 W-2 37-34 42-30 Philadelphia 74 68 .521 4 4 4-6 L-2 43-26 31-42 Washington 71 72 .497 8 8 4-6 W-2 37-36 34-36 New York 65 77 .458 13 13 7-3 W-2 30-41 35-36 Miami 56 86 .394 22 22 3-7 L-2 34-41 22-45 CENTRAL DIVISION TEAM W L PCT. GB WCGB L10 STR HOME AWAY Chicago 83 59 .585 „ „ 5-5 L-2 44-24 39-35 Milwaukee 82 62 .569 2 „ 8-2 W-3 45-27 37-35 St. Louis 79 64 .552 4 „ 5-5 W-1 37-31 42-33 Pittsburgh 71 71 .500 12 7 7-3 W-5 40-34 31-37 Cincinnati 61 83 .424 23 18 4-6 L-1 34-39 27-44 WEST DIVISION TEAM W L PCT. GB WCGB L10 STR HOME AWAY Colorado 78 64 .549 „ „ 6-4 L-1 38-32 40-32 Los Angeles 78 65 .545 1 6-4 W-1 39-36 39-29 Arizona 76 67 .531 2 3 3-7 L-2 37-35 39-32 San Francisco 68 76 .472 11 11 1-9 L-8 39-30 29-46 San Diego 57 88 .393 22 23 5-5 W-1 27-45 30-43 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLBLUE JAYS 6, INDIANS 2CLEVELAND AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Lindor ss 5 1 2 1 0 1 .285 Brantley lf 4 0 2 0 0 1 .306 Ramirez 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .282 Encarnacion dh 3 0 0 0 1 1 .234 Y .Diaz 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .314 Guyer rf 3 0 0 0 1 0 .202 Gomes c 3 0 0 0 1 1 .258 Barnes cf 3 1 1 1 1 1 .400 Gonzalez 2b 4 0 1 0 0 1 .285 T OTALS 33 2 6 2 4 8 T ORONTO AB R H BI BB SO AVG. McKinney lf-rf 4 0 1 0 0 1 .348 Gurriel Jr. ss 3 2 0 0 1 2 .286 S moak 1b 4 2 2 3 0 1 .248 Grichuk rf 2 0 0 0 0 2 .247 Hernandez lf 2 1 2 3 0 0 .244 Davis lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 T ellez dh 4 0 0 0 0 1 .444 Pillar cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 .247 S olarte 2b 3 0 0 0 0 1 .232 Urena 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 A .Diaz 3b 3 0 0 0 0 2 .258 McGuire c 2 1 1 0 1 0 .333 T OTALS 31 6 6 6 2 11 CLEVELAND 001 000 100„2 6 1 T ORONTO 201 000 03X„6 6 0 E „ Ramirez (11). LOB „ Cleveland 8, T oronto 3. 2B „ McKinney (6), Hernandez (28). HR „ Lindor (34), off Pannone; Barnes (1), off Pannone; Smoak (24), off Clevinger; Hernandez (20), off Edwards. RBIs „ Lindor (85), Barnes (1), Smoak 3 (74), Hernandez 3 (55). SB „ Ramirez (30), McGuire (1). Runners left in scoring position „ Cleveland 3 (Lindor, Y.Diaz, Barnes); Toronto 2 (Gurriel J r., Pillar). RISP „ Cleveland 0 for 3; Toronto 2 for 7. Runners moved up „ McKinney, Tellez. CLEVELAND IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Clevinger, L, 11-8 6 4 3 3 2 9 108 3.16 Edwards 1.1 2 3 2 0 1 22 8.10 Cimber .2 0 0 0 0 1 8 3.52 T ORONTO IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Pannone, W, 2-1 6.1 4 2 2 3 2 93 4.12 T epera, H, 15 .2 0 0 0 0 2 10 3.45 Fernandez 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 1.93 Petricka, H, 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 17 4.38 Paulino .2 1 0 0 1 1 19 0.00 Giles, S, 20-20 .1 0 0 0 0 0 8 5.32 Fernandez pitched to 1 batter in the 8th. Inherited runners-scored „ Petricka 1-0, Giles 2-0. Umpires „ Home, Todd Tichenor; First, Chad Whitson; Second, Alan Porter; T hird, Angel Hernandez. T „ 2:43. A „ 3 1,184 (53,506).CARDINALS 5, TIGERS 2 S T. LOUIS AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Carpenter dh 4 0 0 1 0 2 .270 Martinez rf 4 0 1 1 0 1 .303 1-Bader pr-cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 .274 A dams 1b 4 0 0 0 0 2 .246 Ozuna lf 4 1 1 0 0 1 .278 DeJong ss 4 1 2 0 0 0 .231 W ong 2b 4 1 1 1 0 1 .246 Munoz cf-rf-3b 2 1 0 1 1 0 .279 Garcia 3b 1 1 0 0 2 0 .217 ONeill rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 .243 Kelly c 4 0 2 1 0 0 .138 T OTALS 32 5 7 5 3 7 DETROIT AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Candelario 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .228 A dduci 1b 4 0 0 0 0 2 .289 Castellanos dh 3 1 2 0 1 1 .295 Goodrum rf 4 0 1 0 0 1 .236 Mahtook lf 4 0 0 1 0 1 .209 McCann c 4 1 1 0 0 0 .220 Rodriguez ss 3 0 1 1 0 1 .219 a-Stewart ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Lugo 2b 1 0 0 0 2 0 .270 J ones cf 3 0 0 0 0 0 .207 T OTALS 31 2 5 2 3 7 S T. LOUIS 000 000 500„5 7 0 DETROIT 000 000 200„2 5 1 a-popped out for Rodriguez in the 9th. 1-ran for Martinez in the 7th. E „ Goodrum (13). LOB „ St. Louis 5, Detroit 5. 2B „ Castellanos 2 (39), McCann (15), Rodriguez (6). RBIs „ Carpenter (77), Martinez (79), Wong (33), Munoz (37), Kelly (3), Mahtook (21), Rodriguez (19). S B „ Goodrum (12). CS „ Munoz (6). SF „ Carpenter, Munoz. Runners left in scoring position „ St. Louis 2 (Martinez, Adams); Detroit 3 (Goodrum, Mahtook, Jones). RISP „ St. Louis 3 for 6; Detroit 1 for 6. Runners moved up „ Goodrum, Mahtook. LIDP „ Candelario. DP „ St. Louis 1 (Adams). S T. LOUIS IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Gant, W, 7-5 6.2 5 2 2 1 6 94 3.16 Hudson, H, 9 .1 0 0 0 1 0 9 3.26 Hicks, H, 23 1 0 0 0 1 1 18 3.17 Martinez, S, 2-2 1 0 0 0 0 0 11 3.20 DETROIT IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Fulmer, L, 3-11 6.1 5 5 3 3 5 97 4.56 A lcantara .2 1 0 0 0 0 9 2.55 Baez 1 1 0 0 0 1 15 0.00 Coleman 1 0 0 0 0 1 10 3.72 Inherited runners-scored „ Hudson 1-0, A lcantara 3-2. Umpires „ Home, Lance Barrett; First, Bill Welke; Second, Tony Randazzo; Third, Ryan Additon. T „ 2:41. A „ 22,212 (41,297).METS 6, PHILLIES 4PHILADELPHIA AB R H BI BB SO AVG. S antana 3b-1b 4 1 1 1 1 0 .230 Bour 1b 2 1 1 0 0 1 .228 Kingery ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 .228 Cabrera ss-3b 4 0 0 0 0 2 .266 Hoskins lf 4 1 2 2 0 0 .251 Bautista rf 3 1 0 0 1 1 .196 Hernandez 2b 4 0 2 0 0 2 .258 Herrera cf 3 0 0 0 1 1 .261 A lfaro c 2 0 1 0 0 0 .261 d-Franco ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .266 V elasquez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .189 A rano p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --b-Ramos ph 0 0 0 1 0 0 .310 Neshek p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Morgan p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Neris p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Garcia p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --e-Williams ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .256 T OTALS 31 4 7 4 3 10 NEW YORK AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Rosario ss 3 2 1 0 1 0 .256 McNeil 2b 4 1 3 1 1 0 .340 Conforto lf 5 1 2 4 0 1 .233 Bruce 1b 4 0 0 0 1 2 .224 Frazier 3b 2 0 0 0 0 0 .226 Dr.Smith p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --c-Reyes ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .192 Lugo p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .091 Nimmo rf 2 1 1 0 2 0 .272 J ackson cf 4 0 1 1 0 2 .265 Plawecki c 4 0 0 0 0 0 .230 Oswalt p 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Gagnon p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --a-Do.Smith ph 1 1 1 0 0 0 .209 Hanhold p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Reinheimer 3b 2 0 0 0 0 1 .211 T OTALS 33 6 9 6 5 6 PHILADELPHIA 200 001 001„4 7 1 NEW YORK 100 040 10X„6 9 0 a-doubled for Gagnon in the 5th. b-out on s acri“ce ”y for Arano in the 6th. c-grounded out for Dr.Smith in the 7th. d-struck out for Alfaro in the 9th. e-struck out for Garcia in the 9th. E „ Garcia (1). LOB „ Philadelphia 7, New York 10. 2B „ Nimmo (24), Jackson (15), Do.Smith (7). 3B „ Rosario (8). HR „ Hoskins (30), off Oswalt; Santana (23), off Lugo; Conforto (23), off Velasquez. RBIs „ Santana (82), Hoskins 2 (88), Ramos (64), McNeil (14), Conforto 4 (63), Jackson (28). SF „ Ramos. S „ Velasquez 2. Runners left in scoring position „ Philadelphia 4 (Santana 2, Bour 2); New York 6 (Conforto, Bruce, Jackson 2, Plawecki 2). RISP „ Philadelphia 1 for 5; New York 3 for 10. PHILADELPHIA IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Velasquez, L, 9-11 4 7 5 5 1 4 73 4.30 Arano 1 0 0 0 1 0 12 2.50 Neshek .2 0 0 0 1 1 11 1.35 Morgan .1 0 0 0 1 0 9 4.19 Neris 1 1 1 1 1 1 23 5.31 Garcia 1 1 0 0 0 0 12 4.54 NEW YORK IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Oswalt 3 5 2 2 1 4 59 6.62 Gagnon, W, 1-1 2 0 0 0 1 1 32 8.10 Hanhold 0 1 1 1 1 0 14 7.71 Dr.Smith, H, 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 21 2.11 Lugo, S, 2-3 2 1 1 1 0 5 33 2.75 Velasquez pitched to 4 batters in the 5th. Hanhold pitched to 2 batters in the 6th. Inherited runners-scored „ Morgan 1-0, Dr.Smith 2-1. HBP „ Velasquez 2 (Frazier,Rosario), Dr.Smith (Alfaro). WP „ Oswalt. Umpires „ Home, Will Little; First, Lance Barksdale; Second, Sean Barber; Third, Mark Carlson. T „ 3:12. A „ 24,153 (41,922).RAYS 8, ORIOLES 3BALTIMORE AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Mullins cf 4 0 0 0 1 2 .258 Rickard rf 3 0 0 0 1 1 .244 Villar 2b 3 0 1 0 1 1 .269 Mancini 1b 4 0 0 0 0 2 .240 Davis dh 4 0 0 0 0 2 .177 Beckham ss 4 1 1 0 0 1 .226 Nunez 3b 4 1 2 0 0 0 .240 Peterson lf 3 1 1 2 0 1 .203 a-Andreoli ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 .222 Joseph c 3 0 3 1 0 0 .212 TOTALS 33 3 9 3 3 10 TAMPA BAY AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Smith lf 4 2 3 0 0 0 .307 Pham dh 4 1 2 1 1 1 .259 Duffy 3b 4 0 1 0 1 2 .297 Cron 1b 4 1 1 1 1 1 .254 Kiermaier cf 4 1 2 0 0 0 .224 Adames ss 4 1 2 1 0 0 .266 Lowe 2b 4 1 1 3 0 1 .260 Gomez rf 4 1 1 1 0 0 .219 Sucre c 4 0 0 0 0 0 .190 TOTALS 36 8 13 7 3 5 BALTIMORE 000 000 300„3 9 1 TAMPA BAY 510 001 01X„8 13 0 a-singled for Peterson in the 9th. E „ Rickard (1). LOB „ Baltimore 7, Tampa Bay 8. 2B „ Nunez (11), Joseph (13), Pham (15), Cron (26), Kiermaier (11). 3B „ Peterson (2). HR „ Lowe (4), off Rogers; Gomez (9), off Yacabonis. RBIs „ Peterson 2 (27), Joseph (17), Pham (53), Cron (62), Adames (24), Lowe 3 (15), Gomez (32). SB „ Smith (31), Pham (11). CS „ Mullins (2). SF „ Joseph. Runners left in scoring position „ Baltimore 4 (Mullins, Rickard, Mancini, Davis); Tampa Bay 5 (Cron, Adames 2, Lowe, Gomez). RISP „ Baltimore 1 for 8; Tampa Bay 5 for 14. Runners moved up „ Mullins, Adames. LIDP „ Peterson. GIDP „ Pham. DP „ Baltimore 1 (Mancini, Villar); Tampa Bay 1 (Duffy, Lowe). BALTIMORE IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Rogers, L, 1-2 1.1 6 6 6 2 0 47 8.49 Yacabonis 4.2 4 1 1 0 4 58 6.66 Castro 2 3 1 1 1 1 40 4.08 TAMPA BAY IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Stanek .1 0 0 0 3 0 15 2.64 Chirinos, W, 4-5 6.1 7 3 3 0 6 94 3.81 Roe .1 0 0 0 0 0 4 3.95 Nuno 2 2 0 0 0 4 42 1.55 Inherited runners-scored „ Yacabonis 2-0, Chirinos 2-0. HBP „ Yacabonis (Smith). Umpires „ Home, Nic Lentz; First, CB Bucknor; Second, Fieldin Culbreth; Third, Chris Conroy. T „ 2:51. A „ 13,632 (42,735).TWINS 3, ROYALS 1KANSAS CITY AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Merri“eld dh 4 0 0 0 0 2 .302 Mondesi ss 4 1 1 1 0 1 .270 Gordon lf 1 0 0 0 2 0 .239 Dozier 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .233 OHearn 1b 3 0 1 0 1 2 .263 Bonifacio rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 .239 Goodwin cf 4 0 0 0 0 2 .236 Herrera 2b 2 0 1 0 1 0 .226 Gallagher c 3 0 0 0 0 1 .190 TOTALS 29 1 3 1 4 10 MINNESOTA AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Polanco ss 4 0 1 0 0 1 .270 Rosario dh 4 0 0 0 0 1 .289 Forsythe 2b 3 0 0 0 1 0 .236 Grossman lf 4 1 1 0 0 0 .261 Cave cf 3 0 0 0 1 2 .257 Adrianza 3b 4 0 1 1 0 1 .249 Kepler rf 3 1 1 0 1 1 .226 Astudillo c 4 1 2 2 0 0 .297 Gimenez 1b 2 0 0 0 0 1 .139 a-Mauer ph-1b 1 0 1 0 0 0 .272 TOTALS 32 3 7 3 3 7 KANSAS CITY 000 001 000„1 3 0 MINNESOTA 010 000 002„3 7 1 Two outs when winning run scored. a-singled for Gimenez in the 7th. E „ De Jong (1). LOB „ Kansas City 6, Minnesota 6. 2B „ Grossman (21), Kepler (27). HR „ Mondesi (7), off Littell; Astudillo (3), off Hammel. RBIs „ Mondesi (22), Adrianza (32), Astudillo 2 (7). Runners left in scoring position „ Kansas City 2 (Dozier 2); Minnesota 2 (Cave, Gimenez). RISP „ Kansas City 0 for 1; Minnesota 2 for 6. Runners moved up „ Cave. GIDP „ Bonifacio, Astudillo. DP „ Kansas City 1 (Dozier, Herrera, OHearn); Minnesota 1 (Adrianza, Forsythe, Gimenez). KANSAS CITY IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Kennedy 6 4 1 1 3 6 93 4.92 McCarthy 1 1 0 0 0 0 10 3.26 Hill .2 0 0 0 0 0 6 4.54 Maurer .1 0 0 0 0 0 2 8.54 Hammel, L, 2-13 .2 2 2 2 0 1 10 6.09 MINNESOTA IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA De Jong 4 1 0 0 4 5 73 0.00 Littell 3.1 2 1 1 0 1 49 8.44 Rogers 1 0 0 0 0 3 16 3.02 Hildenberger, W, 4-3 .2 0 0 0 0 1 6 4.21 HBP „ Rogers (Gordon). Umpires „ Home, John Libka; First, Chad Fairchild; Second, Kerwin Danley; Third, Bruce Dreckman. T „ 2:36. A „ 20,903 (38,649).ANGELS 1, WHITE SOX 0LOS ANGELES AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Calhoun rf 4 0 1 1 1 2 .223 Fletcher ss 5 0 0 0 0 0 .282 Trout cf 4 0 2 0 0 2 .316 Ohtani dh 3 0 1 0 1 1 .291 Upton lf 4 0 0 0 0 4 .262 Fernandez 1b 3 1 1 0 1 0 .294 Ward 3b 3 0 0 0 1 2 .210 Cowart 2b 3 0 0 0 1 2 .138 Briceno c 2 0 0 0 2 1 .250 TOTALS 31 1 5 1 7 14 CHICAGO AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Anderson ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 .249 Rondon 3b 3 0 0 0 0 2 .253 b-Sanchez ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 .251 Garcia dh 4 0 1 0 0 1 .242 Davidson 1b 3 0 0 0 0 2 .235 1-Smith pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 .297 Castillo c 4 0 0 0 0 1 .244 LaMarre lf 3 0 0 0 0 2 .276 c-Delmonico ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .215 Moncada 2b 3 0 2 0 0 1 .225 Engel cf 2 0 0 0 0 2 .234 Cordell rf 2 0 0 0 0 1 .000 a-Palka ph-rf 1 0 0 0 0 1 .237 TOTALS 31 0 5 0 0 14 LOS ANGELES 000 000 100„1 5 0 CHICAGO 000 000 000„0 5 0 a-struck out for Cordell in the 8th. b-singled for Rondon in the 9th. c-struck out for LaMarre in the 9th. 1-ran for Davidson in the 9th. LOB „ Los Angeles 10, Chicago 6. 2B „ Ohtani (17). RBIs „ Calhoun (56). CS „ Ohtani (3). S „ Engel. Runners left in scoring position „ Los Angeles 4 (Fletcher 4); Chicago 3 (Anderson, Engel, Delmonico). RISP „ Los Angeles 1 for 5; Chicago 0 for 5. Runners moved up „ Ward, Castillo. GIDP „ Garcia. DP „ Los Angeles 1 (Cowart, Fletcher, Fernandez). LOS ANGELES IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Heaney, W, 9-9 7 3 0 0 0 12 96 3.98 Buttrey, H, 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 16 0.87 Parker, H, 3 .2 1 0 0 0 0 13 3.19 Alvarez, S, 1-4 .1 0 0 0 0 1 5 2.59 CHICAGO IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Lopez 6 2 0 0 3 10 105 4.22 Hamilton, L, 0-1 .2 1 1 1 1 1 18 2.25 Frare 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 11.57 Minaya 1.1 1 0 0 0 2 12 3.66 Santiago .2 0 0 0 3 1 31 4.56 Ruiz .1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.00 Frare pitched to 1 batter in the 7th. Inherited runners-scored „ Alvarez 2-0, Frare 2-1, Minaya 2-0, Ruiz 3-0. HBP „ Parker (Davidson). WP „ Heaney, Parker. Umpires „ Home, Ben May; First, Larry Vanover; Second, Hunter Wendelstedt; Third, Chris Guccione. T „ 3:17. A „ 24,020 (40,615).BREWERS 6, GIANTS 3SAN FRANCISCO AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Blanco lf 2 1 1 2 0 0 .241 e-dArnaud ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .232 Black p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Melancon p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Panik 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 .243 Longoria 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 .245 Crawford ss 4 1 2 0 0 0 .259 Slater rf 4 0 1 1 0 2 .279 Hundley c 4 0 1 0 0 2 .235 Jones 1b 1 0 0 0 0 1 .375 a-Belt ph-1b 2 1 0 0 1 1 .258 Hernandez cf 4 0 1 0 0 1 .241 Bumgarner p 2 0 1 0 0 0 .135 c-Hanson ph 0 0 0 0 0 0 .265 d-Pence ph-lf 2 0 0 0 0 0 .214 TOTALS 34 3 9 3 1 8 MILWAUKEE AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Cain cf 3 2 1 0 1 0 .306 Yelich rf-lf 3 1 1 0 1 0 .316 Aguilar 1b 4 1 1 0 0 0 .276 Braun lf 2 1 1 1 1 0 .256 Broxton rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 .188 Schoop 2b 4 1 1 5 0 2 .238 Moustakas 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 .250 Arcia ss 1 0 0 0 0 0 .216 Perez ss-3b 3 0 0 0 0 2 .259 Kratz c 3 0 0 0 0 0 .244 Davies p 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Burnes p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --b-Santana ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .246 Woodruff p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 Cedeno p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --f-Thames ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .221 Soria p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Knebel p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --TOTALS 29 6 5 6 3 5 SAN FRANCISCO 100 010 010„3 9 0 MILWAUKEE 100 004 01X„6 5 1 a-struck out for Jones in the 5th. b-grounded out for Burnes in the 6th. c-pinch hit for Bumgarner in the 7th. d-lined out for Hanson in the 7th. e-”ied out for Blanco in the 7th. f-grounded out for Cedeno in the 7th. E „ Perez (3). LOB „ San Francisco 6, Milwaukee 3. 2B „ Hernandez (15), Braun (23). 3B „ Slater (1). HR „ Blanco (2), off Davies; Schoop (21), off Bumgarner. RBIs „ Blanco 2 (7), Slater (18), Braun (52), Schoop 5 (58). SB „ Crawford (4), Braun (11). SF „ Blanco. Runners left in scoring position „ San Francisco 4 (Panik, Hundley 2, dArnaud); Milwaukee 2 (Schoop, Arcia). RISP „ San Francisco 1 for 8; Milwaukee 3 for 7. Runners moved up „ Aguilar 2. GIDP „ Longoria, Slater. DP „ Milwaukee 2 (Moustakas, Schoop, Aguilar), (Perez, Schoop, Aguilar). SAN FRANCISCO IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Bumgarner, L, 5-6 6 4 5 5 1 4 95 3.30 Black 1 0 0 0 0 1 15 4.82 Melancon 1 1 1 1 2 0 18 2.84 MILWAUKEE IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Davies 5 6 2 2 1 2 73 4.75 Burnes, W, 4-0 1 0 0 0 0 2 15 2.89 Woodruff, H, 1 .1 1 0 0 0 1 7 4.19 Cedeno, H, 9 .2 0 0 0 0 0 6 2.54 Soria, H, 11 .2 2 1 1 0 1 22 3.46 Knebel, S, 15-18 1.1 0 0 0 0 2 14 4.50 Inherited runners-scored „ Cedeno 1-0, Knebel 1-0. HBP „ Bumgarner (Braun). WP „ Melancon. Umpires „ Home, Tom Hallion; First, Dan Bellino; Second, Adam Hamari; Third, Phil Cuzzi. T „ 2:52. A „ 35,388 (41,900).DODGERS 9, ROCKIES 6LOS ANGELES AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Dozier 2b 2 1 0 0 1 1 .218 b-Bellinger ph-cf 2 1 0 0 1 2 .261 Turner 3b 5 2 4 2 1 0 .314 Machado ss 6 1 1 1 0 0 .300 Kemp rf 4 1 2 0 0 0 .283 1-Locastro pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 .182 Puig rf 0 0 0 0 1 0 .261 Freese 1b 3 1 2 1 1 0 .290 e-Muncy ph-1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 .253 Maeda p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .094 Alexander p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Taylor lf-cf 4 0 1 2 1 2 .248 Hernandez cf-2b 4 2 2 1 1 0 .236 Barnes c 5 0 0 0 0 2 .197 Hill p 3 0 0 0 0 1 .121 Baez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 c-Farmer ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 .246 Ferguson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 Verdugo cf-lf 1 0 1 1 0 0 .270 TOTALS 41 9 14 8 7 8 COLORADO AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Blackmon cf 4 3 3 2 0 1 .282 LeMahieu 2b 4 2 2 1 0 1 .278 Arenado 3b 3 1 1 2 1 1 .297 Story ss 4 0 0 1 0 2 .293 Holliday lf 4 0 0 0 0 2 .355 Tapia lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 .211 Desmond 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 .230 Parra rf 4 0 1 0 0 2 .276 Iannetta c 4 0 0 0 0 0 .226 Anderson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .091 Bettis p 1 0 0 0 0 0 .088 Johnson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --a-Murphy ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .222 Almonte p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 McGee p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --d-Cuevas ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .245 Oh p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Musgrave p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Shaw p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --f-Valaika ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .147 TOTALS 35 6 8 6 1 10 LOS ANGELES 220 022 001„9 14 1 COLORADO 100 103 010„6 8 1 a-struck out for Johnson in the 5th. b-walked for Dozier in the 6th. c-tripled for Baez in the 7th. d-”ied out for McGee in the 7th. e-lined out for Freese in the 8th. f-lined out for Shaw in the 9th. 1-ran for Kemp in the 6th. E „ Dozier (12), Holliday (2). LOB „ Los Angeles 12, Colorado 3. 2B „ Turner 2 (23), Machado (30), Taylor (32), Blackmon (23), LeMahieu (29). 3B „ Hernandez (2), Farmer (1), LeMahieu (2). HR „ Hernandez (20), off Anderson; Turner (13), off Almonte; Blackmon (25), off Hill; Arenado (32), off Baez; Blackmon (26), off Ferguson. RBIs „ Turner 2 (43), Machado (90), Freese (45), Taylor 2 (57), Hernandez (47), Verdugo (4), Blackmon 2 (61), LeMahieu (51), Arenado 2 (95), Story (96). SB „ Locastro (3), Desmond (18). Runners left in scoring position „ Los Angeles 8 (Machado 3, Taylor 2, Barnes, Hill, Bellinger); Colorado 1 (Valaika). RISP „ Los Angeles 3 for 18; Colorado 2 for 6. Runners moved up „ Hernandez, Freese, Story. FIDP „ Cuevas. DP „ Los Angeles 1 (Taylor, Hernandez). LOS ANGELES IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Hill, W, 8-5 5 4 4 4 0 7 78 3.88 Baez 1 1 1 1 0 2 22 3.33 Ferguson, H, 4 1 2 1 1 0 0 20 3.63 Maeda, H, 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 18 3.89 Alexander, S, 3-6 1 0 0 0 0 0 13 3.47 COLORADO IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Anderson, L, 6-8 2.2 5 4 3 2 2 72 4.89 Bettis 1.2 3 2 2 1 0 30 5.23 Johnson .2 0 0 0 0 2 12 0.00 Almonte 1 2 2 2 1 1 29 2.13 McGee 1 1 0 0 0 1 16 6.32 Oh .1 1 0 0 1 0 16 2.78 Musg rave 1.1 2 1 1 2 2 27 4.91 Shaw .1 0 0 0 0 0 6 6.27 Hill pitched to 2 batters in the 6th. Ferguson pitched to 1 batter in the 8th. Maeda pitched to 1 batter in the 9th. Inherited runners-scored „ Baez 1-1, Alexander 1-0, Bettis 2-0, Johnson 1-0, Musgrave 2-0, Shaw 2-0. WP „ Oh, Musgrave. Umpires „ Home, Nick Mahrley; First, Jeff Nelson; Second, Andy Fletcher; Third, Laz Diaz. T „ 3:51. A „ 40,157 (50,398).ATHLETICS 7, RANGERS 3TEXAS AB R H BI BB SO AVG. DeShields cf 2 2 1 0 2 1 .208 Choo dh 2 1 0 0 2 2 .272 Odor 2b 3 0 1 1 1 0 .265 Mazara rf 2 0 0 1 1 0 .271 Beltre 3b 4 0 1 1 0 0 .279 Profar ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 .253 Guzman 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .235 Calhoun lf 3 0 0 0 1 0 .260 Kiner-Falefa c 3 0 1 0 0 0 .265 TOTALS 27 3 4 3 7 5 OAKLAND AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Laureano cf 4 0 1 1 0 0 .292 Chapman 3b 3 0 0 0 1 1 .280 Piscotty rf 3 1 1 1 1 2 .265 Davis dh 4 2 1 0 0 1 .248 Olson 1b 4 1 2 0 0 0 .241 Semien ss 4 0 1 1 0 0 .261 Barreto 2b 4 1 1 1 0 1 .246 Phegley c 1 0 0 0 0 0 .192 a-Joyce ph 0 1 0 0 1 0 .203 Lucroy c 2 0 0 0 0 1 .243 Martini lf 1 1 1 1 0 0 .265 b-Pinder ph-lf 2 0 1 0 0 0 .256 TOTALS 32 7 9 5 3 6 TEXAS 102 000 000„3 4 2 OAKLAND 000 510 10X„7 9 0 a-walked for Phegley in the 4th. b-singled for Martini in the 6th. E „ Odor (9), Calhoun (2). LOB „ Texas 5, Oakland 5. 2B „ Laureano (7), Davis (27), Olson (32). HR „ Piscotty (23), off Moore. RBIs „ Odor (63), Mazara (74), Beltre (55), Laureano (14), Piscotty (74), Semien (56), Barreto (14), Martini (13). SB „ DeShields 2 (20). CS „ Odor (12). SF „ Mazara. Runners left in scoring position „ Texas 2 (Choo, Beltre); Oakland 2 (Piscotty, Barreto). RISP „ Texas 2 for 5; Oakland 3 for 7. GIDP „ Beltre, Barreto. DP „ Texas 1 (Profar, Odor, Guzman); Oakland 1 (Semien, Barreto, Olson). TEXAS IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Springs 3 1 0 0 0 2 44 1.99 Jurado, L, 2-5 .2 4 5 5 2 0 34 7.03 Pelham .2 2 1 1 1 1 28 7.71 Moore 3.1 2 1 1 0 3 34 7.04 Bibens-Dirkx .1 0 0 0 0 0 3 6.44 OAKLAND IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Cahill 2.2 2 3 3 6 1 53 3.77 Kelley, W, 2-0 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 17 2.49 Pagan 1 0 0 0 0 2 13 4.18 Petit, H, 15 1 0 0 0 1 0 8 3.14 Buchter, H, 15 .2 0 0 0 0 0 10 3.03 Trivino, H, 22 .1 2 0 0 0 1 13 2.08 Familia 1 0 0 0 0 0 10 2.76 Treinen 1 0 0 0 0 0 12 0.87 Inherited runners-scored „ Pelham 1-0, Moore 1-0, Kelley 1-0. HBP „ Springs (Martini). WP „ Jurado. PB „ Kiner-Falefa (2). Umpires „ Home, Ramon De Jesus; First, Jerry Meals; Second, Ed Hickox; Third, Gabe Morales. T „ 2:59. A „ 27,932 (46,765).MARINERS 3, YANKEES 2NEW YORK AB R H BI BB SO AVG. McCutchen rf 3 0 0 1 1 1 .249 Stanton lf 5 1 1 0 0 1 .266 Andujar dh 4 0 2 1 0 0 .299 Sanchez c 3 0 0 0 1 0 .181 1-Wade pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 .183 Romine c 0 0 0 0 0 0 .251 Walker 3b 4 1 1 0 0 3 .221 Voit 1b 4 0 2 0 0 0 .306 Torres 2b 4 0 1 0 0 1 .280 Hechavarria ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 .254 c-Gregorius ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .267 Gardner cf 3 0 0 0 1 1 .237 TOTALS 34 2 7 2 3 8 SEATTLE AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Haniger rf 3 1 0 0 1 2 .275 Segura ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 .310 Cano 2b 4 1 2 1 0 1 .286 Cruz dh 4 1 1 0 0 2 .263 Healy 1b 4 0 1 1 0 2 .247 Maybin lf 2 0 1 1 0 0 .244 a-Span ph-lf 1 0 0 0 0 1 .271 Negron 3b 2 0 0 0 0 0 .200 b-Vogelbach ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .209 Beckham 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 Freitas c 3 0 1 0 0 1 .214 Heredia cf 2 0 1 0 1 0 .219 TOTALS 29 3 7 3 2 9 NEW YORK 100 100 000„2 7 0 SEATTLE 200 000 01X„3 7 1 a-struck out for Maybin in the 6th. b-”ied out for Negron in the 7th. c-grounded out for Hechavarria in the 9th. 1-ran for Sanchez in the 8th. E „ Segura (17). LOB „ New York 9, Seattle 5. 2B „ Stanton (30), Andujar (39), Voit (1). RBIs „ McCutchen (59), Andujar (77), Cano (32), Healy (70), Maybin (24). SB „ Haniger (8). CS „ Heredia (4). S „ Segura. Runners left in scoring position „ New York 6 (McCutchen, Stanton 2, Walker, Torres, Gardner); Seattle 1 (Negron). RISP „ New York 2 for 15; Seattle 2 for 6. Runners moved up „ Hechavarria. GIDP „ Sanchez, Segura. DP „ New York 1 (Hechavarria, Torres, Voit); Seattle 1 (Segura, Cano, Healy). NEW YORK IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Sabathia 5 7 2 2 1 4 84 3.54 Green 2 0 0 0 0 3 31 2.54 Betances, L, 4-5 1 0 1 1 1 2 17 2.56 SEATTLE IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Ramirez 5 6 2 2 2 4 85 5.31 Armstrong .2 1 0 0 0 1 9 0.00 Duke .1 0 0 0 0 0 5 4.30 Vincent 1 0 0 0 0 1 11 4.11 Colome, W, 6-5 1 0 0 0 1 1 20 3.34 Diaz, S, 54-58 1 0 0 0 0 1 13 1.84 Sabathia pitched to 1 batter in the 6th. Inherited runners-scored „ Green 1-0, Duke 1-0. HBP „ Diaz (McCutchen). WP „ Colome 2. Umpires „ Home, Jeremie Rehak; First, Mark Wegner; Second, Jim Reynolds; Third, John Tumpane. T „ 3:05. A „ 34,917 (47,943).BRAVES 9, DIAMONDBACKS 5ATLANTA AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Acuna lf 3 3 2 2 2 1 .293 Camargo 3b 4 1 1 2 1 1 .278 F.Freeman 1b 4 0 2 1 1 0 .306 Markakis rf 5 0 0 0 0 0 .309 Flowers c 4 0 1 0 0 3 .233 1-Adams pr 1 1 0 0 0 0 .211 Brach p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Albies 2b 3 1 2 0 1 0 .271 Inciarte cf 4 1 1 3 0 1 .257 Swanson ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 .246 Toussaint p 2 1 1 0 0 0 .167 Jackson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Sobotka p 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 b-Tucker ph 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239 c-Culberson ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .276 S.Freeman p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 e-Duda ph 1 1 1 1 0 0 .240 Suzuki c 0 0 0 0 0 0 .268 TOTALS 36 9 11 9 5 7 ARIZONA AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Jay lf 4 0 2 1 1 1 .275 Escobar 3b 5 0 0 0 0 1 .267 Goldschmidt 1b 3 1 1 0 2 1 .298 Pollock cf 4 1 1 1 0 0 .260 Descalso 2b 2 1 0 0 2 0 .248 Diekman p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Boxberger p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Lopez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Sherfy p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --f-Vargas ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 Souza Jr. rf 4 0 0 0 0 2 .235 Ahmed ss 2 1 1 2 2 0 .248 Avila c 2 1 0 0 1 0 .164 d-Walker ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .219 Mathis c 0 0 0 0 0 0 .212 Ray p 2 0 0 0 0 2 .086 a-Peralta ph 1 0 1 1 0 0 .297 Ziegler p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Marte 2b 0 0 0 0 1 0 .251 TOTALS 31 5 6 5 9 9 ATLANTA 000 002 016„9 11 0 ARIZONA 000 004 001„5 6 0 a-singled for Ray in the 6th. b-pinch hit for Sobotka in the 8th. c-grounded out for Tucker in the 8th. d-struck out for Avila in the 8th. e-homered for S.Freeman in the 9th. f-struck out for Sherfy in the 9th. 1-ran for Flowers in the 9th. LOB „ Atlanta 5, Arizona 9. 2B „ Albies (35). 3B „ Acuna (2), Goldschmidt (5). HR „ Acuna (25), off Ray; Inciarte (10), off Boxberger; Duda (14), off Lopez; Camargo (18), off Lopez. RBIs „ Acuna 2 (53), Camargo 2 (70), F.Freeman (84), Inciarte 3 (57), Duda (49), Jay (38), Pollock (57), Ahmed 2 (65), Peralta (76). SB „ Acuna (13), Marte (6). CS „ Acuna (5), Marte (1). SF „ Pollock. Runners left in scoring position „ Atlanta 1 (Swanson); Arizona 4 (Escobar, Pollock, Ahmed, Avila). RISP „ Atlanta 3 for 5; Arizona 3 for 11. Runners moved up „ Camargo, Souza Jr., Pollock. GIDP „ F.Freeman. DP „ Atlanta 1 (Flowers, Camargo); Arizona 1 (Descalso, Ahmed, Goldschmidt). ATLANTA IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Toussaint 5.2 2 2 2 5 5 105 3.31 Jackson 0 3 2 2 1 0 20 4.42 Sobotka 1.1 0 0 0 2 1 18 3.00 S.Freeman, W, 3-5 1 0 0 0 1 2 15 4.56 Brach 1 1 1 1 0 1 15 3.59 ARIZONA IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Ray 6 2 2 2 4 6 98 4.18 Ziegler, H, 17 1 1 0 0 0 1 15 3.99 Diekman, H, 16 1 1 1 1 1 0 17 3.86 Boxberger, L, 2-7 .1 3 3 3 0 0 12 4.41 Lopez 0 3 3 3 0 0 8 0.00 Sherfy .2 1 0 0 0 0 17 1.59 Jackson pitched to 4 batters in the 6th. Lopez pitched to 3 batters in the 9th. Inherited runners-scored „ Jackson 2-2, Sobotka 2-0. WP „ Toussaint, Sobotka. PB „ Flowers (6). Umpires „ Home, Marty Foster; First, Mark Ripperger; Second, Doug Eddings; Third, Joe West. T „ 3:45. A „ 28,339 (48,519).PADRES 7, REDS 6SAN DIEGO AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Jankowski cf-rf 3 1 1 0 2 0 .260 Urias 2b 5 1 2 2 0 2 .205 Renfroe lf 4 0 0 0 1 3 .256 Hosmer 1b 5 2 2 1 0 1 .254 Reyes rf 3 1 2 0 1 1 .265 Castillo p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Stammen p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --e-Mejia ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .231 Yates p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Hedges c 5 1 1 2 0 0 .241 Spangenberg 3b 3 1 1 0 2 1 .234 Galvis ss 4 0 1 2 0 1 .235 Nix p 3 0 0 0 0 2 .000 Stock p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Wick p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Margot cf 1 0 0 0 0 1 .250 TOTALS 37 7 10 7 6 12 CINCINNATI AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Schebler rf 5 1 1 0 0 3 .273 Peraza ss 5 2 2 2 0 1 .290 Votto 1b 4 1 1 3 1 0 .283 Gennett 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .315 Ervin lf 1 0 0 0 2 1 .272 Barnhart c 4 0 2 1 0 0 .253 Dixon 3b 2 0 0 0 0 0 .198 Wisler p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 b-Herrera ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .182 Hernandez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Hughes p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --c-Williams ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .296 Iglesias p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Mahle p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .103 a-Guerrero ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 Sims p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Trahan 3b 2 1 1 0 0 0 .333 d-Suarez ph-3b 1 0 0 0 0 1 .291 Hamilton cf 4 1 2 0 0 1 .239 TOTALS 35 6 9 6 3 11 SAN DIEGO 002 220 001„7 10 1 CINCINNATI 000 150 000„6 9 0 a-struck out for Mahle in the 3rd. b-struck out for Wisler in the 5th. c-struck out for Hughes in the 8th. d-struck out for Trahan in BOX SCORES ROUNDUP/MATCHUPSBlue Jays 6, Indians 2: Blue Jays right “elder Randal Grichuk was injured in a bizarre collision with a security guards chair. Cardinals 5, Tigers 2: John Gant pitched effectively into the seventh inning. Mets 6, Phillies 4: Even after Jacob deGrom was scratched on a rainy afternoon, the Phillies stumbled again. Rays 8, Orioles 3: Brandon Lowe hit a three-run homer in a “ve-run “rst inning. Twins 3, Royals 1: Willians Astudillo hit a two-out, two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning. Angels 1, White Sox 0: Andrew Heaney tossed three-hit ball over seven innings and struck out a career-high 12. Brewers 6, Giants 3: Jonathan Schoop hit a grand slam after Ryan Braun was hit by a pitch in a tense sixth inning. Dodgers 9, Rockies 6: Justin Turner hit a two-run homer as part of a four-hit day Athletics 7, Rangers 3: Stephen Piscotty homered and Oakland rallied from an early three-run de“cit to beat the Texas Rangers. Mariners 3, Yankees 2: Mitch Haniger dashed home to score the go-ahead run on a grounder in the eighth inning. Braves 9, Diamondbacks 5: Ender Inciarte hit a three-run homer during a six-run rally in the ninth inning. Padres 7, Reds 6: Eric Hosmer led off the ninth inning with a home run. LATE Houston at Boston Chicago Cubs at Washington, ppd. Miami at Pittsburgh, ppd.TODAYS PITCHING COMPARISONNATIONAL LEAGUE 2018 TEAM LAST THREE STARTS TEAMS PITCHERS TIME W-L ERA REC W-L IP ERA Los Angeles Wood (L) 8-6 3.37 13-13 1-0 16.0 2.25 Cincinnati Reed (L) 6:40p 0-2 4.81 0-3 0-1 12.2 7.11 Washington Roark (R) 8-15 4.23 11-17 0-3 17.0 5.82 Philadelphia Arrieta (R) 7:05p 10-9 3.61 14-13 1-1 16.1 6.61 Miami Brigham (R) 0-1 9.00 0-1 0-1 3.0 9.00 New York Vargas (L) 7:10p 5-9 6.75 5-12 2-1 14.2 3.07 Milwaukee Miley (L) 3-2 2.12 8-4 1-0 18.1 1.96 Chicago Lester (L) 8:05p 15-5 3.51 21-7 1-0 13.0 2.08 Pittsburgh Williams (R) 12-9 3.15 14-13 2-0 18.2 0.48 St. Louis Wainwright (R) 8:15p 1-3 4.00 1-3 1-2 14.1 3.14 Arizona Godley (R) 14-8 4.51 16-12 1-2 17.2 5.09 Colorado Marquez (R) 8:40p 11-9 4.05 16-12 0-0 21.2 1.66 Atlanta Newcomb (L) 11-8 3.92 14-13 1-2 14.1 5.65 San Francisco Rodriguez (R) 10:15p 6-2 2.41 9-6 0-1 17.0 3.18AMERICAN LEAGUE 2018 TEAM LAST THREE STARTS TEAMS PITCHERS TIME W-L ERA REC W-L IP ERA Houston Verlander (R) 14-9 2.73 17-13 2-1 18.1 3.44 Detroit Liriano (L) 6:10p 4-9 4.90 8-14 1-1 14.2 6.14 Cleveland Kluber (R) 18-7 2.75 19-10 2-1 19.0 2.84 Tampa Bay TBD ( ) 7:10p 0-0 0.00 0-0 0-0 0.0 0.00 New York Happ (L) 15-6 3.90 18-9 1-0 16.1 4.41 Minnesota Gibson (R) 8:10p 7-12 3.74 12-16 0-3 17.0 5.82 Chicago Giolito (R) 10-10 5.85 14-14 1-1 14.2 3.68 Kansas City Junis (R) 8:15p 8-12 4.32 11-15 2-1 21.2 1.66 Texas Minor (L) 11-7 4.31 13-12 2-1 17.0 2.12 Los Angeles Barria (R) 10:07p 10-8 3.30 11-11 2-1 14.0 2.57 KEY: TEAM REC-Teams Record in games started by todays pitcher. SATURDAYS GAMES American League Houston 5, Boston 3 Oakland 8, Texas 6 Cleveland 9, Toronto 8 Tampa Bay 10, Baltimore 5 L.A. Angels 12, Chicago White Sox 3 Kansas City 4, Minnesota 1 N.Y. Yankees 4, Seattle 2 National League Pittsburgh 5, Miami 1 Washington 10, Chicago Cubs 3, 1st game Cincinnati 7, San Diego 2, 7 innings Milwaukee 4, San Francisco 3 N.Y. Mets 10, Philadelphia 5 Atlanta 5, Arizona 4, 10 innings Colorado 4, L.A. Dodgers 2 Washington 6, Chicago Cubs 5, 2nd game Interleague Detroit 4, St. Louis 3 TUESDAYS GAMES American League Houston at Detroit, 6:40 p.m. Oakland at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m. Cleveland at Tampa Bay, 7:10 p.m. Toronto at Boston, 7:10 p.m. N.Y. Yankees at Minnesota, 8:10 p.m. Chicago White Sox at Kansas City, 8:15 p.m. Texas at L.A. Angels, 10:07 p.m. National League L.A. Dodgers at Cincinnati, 6:40 p.m. Washington at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m. Miami at N.Y. Mets, 7:10 p.m. Milwaukee at Chicago Cubs, 8:05 p.m. Pittsburgh at St. Louis, 8:15 p.m. Arizona at Colorado, 8:40 p.m. Atlanta at San Francisco, 10:15p.m. Interleague San Diego at Seattle, 10:10 p.m.


The Sun | Monday, September 10, 2018 SP Page 5 SCOREBOARD PRO BASEBALLAMERICAN LEAGUEAll times EasternEAST DIVISION W L PCT. GB Boston 97 46 .678 „ New York 89 54 .622 8 Tampa Bay 78 64 .549 18 Toronto 65 78 .455 32 Baltimore 41 102 .287 56 CENTRAL DIVISION W L PCT. GB Cleveland 81 62 .566 „ Minnesota 65 77 .458 15 Detroit 59 84 .413 22 Chicago 56 87 .392 25 Kansas City 47 95 .331 33 WEST DIVISION W L PCT. GB Houston 89 53 .627 „ Oakland 87 57 .604 3 Seattle 79 64 .552 10 Los Angeles 71 72 .497 18 Texas 61 82 .427 28Saturdays GamesHouston 5, Boston 3 Oakland 8, Texas 6 Cleveland 9, Toronto 8 Tampa Bay 10, Baltimore 5 Detroit 4, St. Louis 3 Kansas City 4, Minnesota 1 L.A. Angels 12, Chicago White Sox 3 N.Y. Yankees 4, Seattle 2Sundays GamesToronto 6, Cleveland 2 St. Louis 5, Detroit 2 Tampa Bay 8, Baltimore 3 Minnesota 3, Kansas City 1 L.A. Angels 1, Chicago White Sox 0 Oakland 7, Texas 3 Seattle 3, N.Y. Yankees 2 Houston at Boston, lateTodays GamesHouston (Verlander 14-9) at Detroit (Liriano 4-9), 6:10 p.m. Cleveland (Kluber 18-7) at Tampa Bay (TBD), 7:10 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (Happ 15-6) at Minnesota (Gibson 7-12), 8:10 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Giolito 10-10) at Kansas City (Junis 8-12), 8:15 p.m. Texas (Minor 11-7) at L.A. Angels (Barria 10-8), 10:07 p.m.Tuesdays GamesHouston at Detroit, 6:40 p.m. Oakland at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m. Cleveland at Tampa Bay, 7:10 p.m. Toronto at Boston, 7:10 p.m. N.Y. Yankees at Minnesota, 8:10 p.m. Chicago White Sox at Kansas City, 8:15 p.m. Texas at L.A. Angels, 10:07 p.m. San Diego at Seattle, 10:10 p.m.NATIONAL LEAGUEAll times Eastern EAST DIVISION W L PCT. GB Atlanta 79 64 .552 „ Philadelphia 74 68 .521 4 Washington 71 72 .497 8 New York 65 77 .458 13 Miami 56 86 .394 22 CENTRAL DIVISION W L PCT. GB Chicago 83 59 .585 „ Milwaukee 82 62 .569 2 St. Louis 79 64 .552 4 Pittsburgh 71 71 .500 12 Cincinnati 61 83 .424 23 WEST DIVISION W L PCT. GB Colorado 78 64 .549 „ Los Angeles 78 65 .545 Arizona 76 67 .531 2 San Francisco 68 76 .472 11 San Diego 57 88 .393 22Saturdays GamesPittsburgh 5, Miami 1 Cincinnati 7, San Diego 2, 7 innings Washington 10, Chicago Cubs 3, 1st game Washington 6, Chicago Cubs 5, 2nd game Detroit 4, St. Louis 3 Milwaukee 4, San Francisco 3 N.Y. Mets 10, Philadelphia 5 Atlanta 5, Arizona 4, 10 innings Colorado 4, L.A. Dodgers 2Saturdays GamesN.Y. Mets 6, Philadelphia 4 St. Louis 5, Detroit 2 Milwaukee 6, San Francisco 3 L.A. Dodgers 9, Colorado 6 Atlanta 9, Arizona 5 San Diego 7, Cincinnati 6 Chicago Cubs at Washington, ppd. Miami at Pittsburgh, ppd.Todays GamesL.A. Dodgers (Wood 8-6) at Cincinnati (Reed 0-2), 6:40 p.m. Washington (Roark 8-15) at Philadelphia (Arrieta 10-9), 7:05 p.m. Miami (Brigham 0-1) at N.Y. Mets (Vargas 5-9), 7:10 p.m. Milwaukee (Miley 3-2) at Chicago Cubs (Lester 15-5), 8:05 p.m. Pittsburgh (Williams 12-9) at St. Louis (Wainwright 1-3), 8:15 p.m. Arizona (Godley 14-8) at Colorado (Marquez 11-9), 8:40 p.m. Atlanta (Newcomb 11-8) at San Francisco (Rodriguez 6-2), 10:15 p.m.Tuesdays GamesL.A. Dodgers at Cincinnati, 6:40 p.m. Washington at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m. Miami at N.Y. Mets, 7:10 p.m. Milwaukee at Chicago Cubs, 8:05 p.m. Pittsburgh at St. Louis, 8:15 p.m. Arizona at Colorado, 8:40 p.m. San Diego at Seattle, 10:10 p.m. Atlanta at San Francisco, 10:15 p.m.PRO FOOTBALLNFL All times Eastern AMERICAN CONFERENCE EAST W L T PCT. PF PA Miami 1 0 0 1.000 27 20 New England 1 0 0 1.000 27 20 Buffalo 0 1 0 .000 3 47 N.Y. Jets 0 0 0 .000 0 0 SOUTH W L T PCT. PF PA Jacksonville 1 0 0 1.000 20 15 Houston 0 1 0 .000 20 27 Indianapolis 0 1 0 .000 23 34 Tennessee 0 1 0 .000 20 27 NORTH W L T PCT. PF PA Baltimore 1 0 0 1.000 47 3 Cincinnati 1 0 0 1.000 34 23 Cleveland 0 0 1 .500 21 21 Pittsburgh 0 0 1 .500 21 21 WEST W L T PCT. PF PA Kansas City 1 0 0 1.000 38 28 Denver 1 0 0 1.000 27 24 L.A. Chargers 0 1 0 .000 28 38 Oakland 0 0 0 .000 0 0 NATIONAL CONFERENCE EAST W L T PCT. PF PA Washington 1 0 0 1.000 24 6 Philadelphia 1 0 0 1.000 18 12 N.Y. Giants 0 1 0 .000 15 20 Dallas 0 1 0 .000 8 16 S OUTH W L T PCT. PF PA Tampa Bay 1 0 0 1.000 48 40 Carolina 1 0 0 1.000 16 8 New Orleans 0 1 0 .000 40 48 A tlanta 0 1 0 .000 12 18 NORTH W L T PCT. PF PA Minnesota 1 0 0 1.000 24 16 Chicago 0 0 0 .000 0 0 Detroit 0 0 0 .000 0 0 Green Bay 0 0 0 .000 0 0 WEST W L T PCT. PF PA Seattle 0 1 0 .000 24 27 San Francisco 0 1 0 .000 16 24 A rizona 0 1 0 .000 6 24 L.A. Rams 0 0 0 .000 0 0WEEK 1 Sept. 6Philadelphia 18, Atlanta 12Sundays GamesCincinnati 34, Indianapolis 23 Jacksonville 20, N.Y. Giants 15 New England 27, Houston 20 Minnesota 24, San Francisco 16 Tampa Bay 48, New Orleans 40 Baltimore 47, Buffalo 3 Cleveland 21, Pittsburgh 21, OT Kansas City 38, L.A. Chargers 28 Washington 24, Arizona 6 Denver 27, Seattle 24 Carolina 16, Dallas 8 Miami 27, Tennessee 20 Chicago at Green Bay, lateTodays Games New York Jets at Detroit, 7:10 p.m. Los Angeles Rams at Oakland, 10:20 p.m.WEEK 2 Thursdays GameBaltimore at Cincinnati, 8:20 p.m.Sunday, Sept. 16Philadelphia at Tampa Bay, 1 p.m. Houston at Tennessee, 1 p.m. Indianapolis at Washington, 1 p.m. Minnesota at Green Bay, 1 p.m. Cleveland at New Orleans, 1 p.m. Kansas City at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m. Miami at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m. Carolina at Atlanta, 1 p.m. L.A. Chargers at Buffalo, 1 p.m. Arizona at L.A. Rams, 4:05 p.m. Detroit at San Francisco, 4:05 p.m. Oakland at Denver, 4:25 p.m. New England at Jacksonville, 4:25 p.m. N.Y. Giants at Dallas, 8:20 p.m.Monday, Sept. 17Seattle at Chicago, 8:15 p.m.NFL INJURY REPORTThe National Football League injury report, as provided by the league (DNP: did not practice; LIMITED: limited participation; FULL: Full participation):TodayN.Y. JETS at DETROIT „ JETS: DNP: LB Josh Martin (concussion), S Marcus Maye (foot). LIMITED: y LB Jeremiah Attaochu (calf), WR Jermaine Kearse (abdomen), LB Avery Williamson (hamstring). FULL: T Kelvin Beachum (foot), WR Quincy Enunwa (thumb), C Spencer Long (knee), DT Steve McLendon (knee), WR Terrelle Pryor (ankle), CB Buster Skrine (hand), G Brian Winters (back). LIONS: DNP: DT Ricky Jean Francois (illness). LIMITED: T Andrew Donnal (knee). L.A. RAMS at OAKLAND „ RAMS: Practice Not Complete. RAIDERS: DNP: Friday RB DeAndre Washington (knee). LIMITED: RB Marshawn Lynch (groin), G Kelechi Osemele (back), DT Brian Price (hamstring). FULL: CB Nick Nelson (hamstring), LB Tahir Whitehead (ankle).COLLEGE FOOTBALLTHE AP TOP 25 POLLThe Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with “rst-place votes in parentheses, records through Sept. 8, total points based on 25 points for a “rst-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and last weeks ranking (LW): RECORD PTS. LW 1. Alabama (54) 2-0 1,517 1 2. Clemson (6) 2-0 1,430 2 3. Georgia 2-0 1,407 3 4. Ohio State 2-0 1,288 4 5. Oklahoma 2-0 1,263 6 6. Wisconsin (1) 2-0 1,227 5 7. Auburn 2-0 1,224 7 8. Notre Dame 2-0 1,022 8 9. Stanford 2-0 992 10 10. Washington 1-1 884 9 11. Penn State 2-0 836 13 12. Louisiana State 2-0 830 11 13. Virginia Tech 2-0 794 12 14. West Virginia 2-0 793 14 15. Texas Christian 2-0 678 16 16. Mississippi State 2-0 654 18 17. Boise State 2-0 500 20 18. Central Florida 2-0 494 19 19. Michigan 1-1 385 21 20. Oregon 2-0 301 23 21. Miami (Fla.) 1-1 299 22 22. Southern California 1-1 250 17 23. Arizona State 2-0 139 „ 24. Oklahoma State 2-0 119 „ 25. Michigan State 1-1 104 „ Others receiving votes: Utah 92, Texas A&M 90, Boston College 45, Houston 32, Maryland 30, Colorado 25, Iowa 23, Kentucky 19, Duke 10, NC State 9, Mississippi 5, Hawaii 5, Washington St. 4, South Florida 3, South Carolina 2, Florida St. 1.AMWAY COACHES TOP 25 POLLThe Amway Top 25 football poll, with “rstplace votes in parentheses, records through Sept. 8, total points based on 25 points for “rst place through one point for 25th, and last weeks ranking (PRV): RECORD PTS. LW 1. Alabama (59) 2-0 1,571 1 2. Clemson (3) 2-0 1,481 2 3. Georgia 2-0 1,437 3 4. Ohio State (1) 2-0 1,391 4 5. Oklahoma 2-0 1,319 5 6. Wisconsin 2-0 1,252 6 7. Auburn 2-0 1,221 7 8. Notre Dame 2-0 1,029 8 9. Stanford 2-0 1,010 9 10. Penn State 2-0 930 10 11. Virginia Tech 2-0 862 14 12. Washington 1-1 852 11 13. Louisiana State 2-0 850 15 14. Texas Christian 2-0 743 16 15. West Virginia 2-0 727 17 16. Mississippi State 2-0 650 18 17. Boise State 2-0 507 19 18. Central Florida 2-0 438 20 19. Oklahoma State 2-0 325 23 20. Miami (Fla.) 1-1 296 21 21. Southern California 1-1 295 12 22. Michigan 1-1 270 22 23. Oregon 2-0 255 „ 24. Michigan State 1-1 152 13 25. Arizona State 2-0 92 „ Others receiving votes: Texas A&M 87, Utah 86, Houston 46, South Carolina 43, Boston College 37, Kentucky 34, South Florida 27, Washington State 21, Colorado 20, Florida State 17, N.C. State 16, Iowa 15, Duke 13, Appalachian State 12, Cincinnati 11, Hawaii 10, Maryland 9, Missouri 8, Memphis 3, Vanderbilt 3, Arkansas State 1, Texas 1.THE AP TOP 25 RESULTSAll times EasternWEEK 3 Sept. 7No. 16 Texas Christian 42, SMU 12SaturdayNo. 1 Alabama 57, Arkansas State 7 No. 2 Clemson 28, Texas A&M 26 No. 3 Georgia 41, No. 24 South Carolina 17 No. 4 Ohio State 52, Rutgers 3 No. 5 Wisconsin 45, New Mexico 14 No. 6 Oklahoma 49, UCLA 21 No. 7 Auburn 63, Alabama State 9 No. 8 Notre Dame 24, Ball State 16 No. 9 Washington 45, North Dakota 3 No. 10 Stanford 17, No. 17 Southern California 3 No. 11 Louisiana State 31, SE Louisiana 0 No. 12 Virginia Tech 62, William & Mary 17 No. 13 Penn State 51, Pittsburgh 6 No. 14 West Virginia 52, Youngstown State 17 Arizona State 16, No. 15 Michigan State 13 No. 18 Mississippi State 31, Kansas State 10 No. 19 Central Florida 38, South Carolina State 0 No. 20 Boise State 62, UConn 7 No. 21 Michigan 49, Western Michigan 3 No. 22 Miami 77, Savannah State 0 No. 23 Oregon 62, Portland State 14 Kentucky 27, No. 25 Florida 16RESULTSWEEK 3 Sept. 6 SOUTHKennesaw State 49, Tennessee Tech 10MIDWESTMissouri State 52, Lincoln (Mo.) 24Sept. 7 EASTCentral Connecticut 55, Lincoln (Pa.) 0 SOUTHWESTTCU 42, SMU 12Saturdays Games EASTArmy 38, Liberty 14 Boston College 62, Holy Cross 14 Buffalo 36, Temple 29 Campbell 13, Georgetown 8 Colgate 10, New Hampshire 3 Delaware 37, Lafayette 0 Duquesne 23, Valparaiso 21 Monmouth (NJ) 56, Hampton 28 Navy 22, Memphis 21 Penn St. 51, Pittsburgh 6 Rhode Island 45, Albany (NY) 26 Sacred Heart 30, Bucknell 14 St. Francis (Pa.) 45, Delaware St. 14 Stony Brook 50, Bryant 21 Syracuse 62, Wagner 10 Villanova 31, Lehigh 9 West Virginia 52, Youngstown St. 17SOUTH Alabama 57, Arkansas St. 7 Alcorn St. 78, Louisiana-Lafayette 0 Appalachian St. 45, Charlotte 9 Auburn 63, Alabama St. 9 Austin Peay 24, Presbyterian 0 Bethune-Cookman 79, Va. Lynchburg 16 Chattanooga 29, The Citadel 28, OT Coastal Carolina 47, UAB 24 Davidson 49, Chowan 28 East Carolina 41, North Carolina 19 Elon 45, Furman 7 FAU 33, Air Force 27 FIU 28, Old Dominion 20 Florida St. 36, Samford 26 Georgia 41, South Carolina 17 Georgia Southern 34, UMass 13 Jacksonville St. 71, MVSU 0 James Madison 17, Norfolk St. 0 Kentucky 27, Florida 16 LSU 31, SE Louisiana 0 Louisiana Tech 54, Southern U. 17 Louisiana-Monroe 21, Southern Miss. 20 Louisville 31, Indiana St. 7 Maine 31, W. Kentucky 28 Marshall 32, E. Kentucky 16 Mercer 45, Jacksonville 3 Miami 77, Savannah St. 0 Middle Tennessee 61, UT Martin 37 Mississippi 76, S. Illinois 41 Morehead St. 48, Mount St. Joseph 19 NC A&T 45, Gardner-Webb 6 NC Central 51, St. Augustines 14 NC State 41, Georgia St. 7 North Alabama 25, Alabama A&M 20 Northwestern St. 34, Grambling St. 7 Richmond 52, Fordham 7 South Florida 49, Georgia Tech 38 Stetson 63, Waldorf 34 Tennessee 59, ETSU 3 Troy 59, Florida A&M 7 Tulane 42, Nicholls 17 UCF 38, SC State 0 Vanderbilt 41, Nevada 10 Virginia Tech 62, William & Mary 17 Wake Forest 51, Towson 20 Wofford 59, VMI 14MIDWESTAkron 41, Morgan St. 7 Butler 31, Taylor 17 Cincinnati 21, Miami (Ohio) 0 Colorado 33, Nebraska 28 Duke 21, Northwestern 7 E. Michigan 20, Purdue 19 Illinois 34, W. Illinois 14 Illinois St. 48, E. Illinois 10 Indiana 20, Virginia 16 Iowa 13, Iowa St. 3 Kansas 31, Cent. Michigan 7 Kent St. 54, Howard 14 Maryland 45, Bowling Green 14 Michigan 49, W. Michigan 3 Minnesota 21, Fresno St. 14 Mississippi St. 31, Kansas St. 10 Missouri 40, Wyoming 13 Notre Dame 24, Ball St. 16 Ohio St. 52, Rutgers 3 S. Dakota St. 45, Montana St. 14 SE Missouri 40, Dayton 21 South Dakota 43, N. Colorado 28 Utah 17, N. Illinois 6 Wisconsin 45, New Mexico 14SOUTHWESTAbilene Christian 41, Angelo St. 24 Ark.-Pine Bluff 55, Cumberland (Tenn.) 0 Baylor 37, UTSA 20 Cent. Arkansas 26, Murray St. 13 Clemson 28, Texas A&M 26 Houston 45, Arizona 18 McNeese St. 51, Houston Baptist 34 North Texas 58, Incarnate Word 16 Oklahoma 49, UCLA 21 Oklahoma St. 55, South Alabama 13 Sam Houston St. 41, Prairie View 32 Texas 28, Tulsa 21 Texas St. 36, Texas Southern 20 Texas Tech 77, Lamar 0FAR WESTArizona St. 16, Michigan St. 13 Boise St. 62, UConn 7 Cal Lutheran 24, Paci“c Lutheran 8 California 21, BYU 18 Carroll (Mont.) 21, Lin“eld 14 Claremont-Mudd 14, Northwestern (Minn.) 3 Colorado St. 34, Arkansas 27 E. Washington 31, N. Arizona 26 Hawaii 43, Rice 29 Idaho 56, W. New Mexico 10 Montana 48, Drake 16 Oregon 62, Portland St. 14 Oregon St. 48, S. Utah 25 Pomona-Pitzer 34, Lewis & Clark 21 Redlands 28, Puget Sound 21 Rocky Mountain 21, Dickinson St. 10 San Diego St. 28, Sacramento St. 14 Stanford 17, Southern Cal 3 UC Davis 54, San Diego 21 UNLV 52, UTEP 24 Utah St. 60, New Mexico St. 13 Washington 45, North Dakota 3 Washington St. 31, San Jose St. 0 Weber St. 24, Cal Poly 17ODDSPREGAME.COM LINEMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Today National LeagueFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE Los Angeles -165 at Cincinnati +155 at Philadelphia -115 Washington +105 at New York Off Miami Off at Chicago -135 Milwaukee +125 at St. Louis Off Pittsburgh Off at Colorado -135 Arizona +125 Atlanta -125 at San Francisco +115American Leagueat Kansas City -125 Chicago +115 Houston -290 at Detroit +260 at Tampa Bay Off Cleveland Off New York -150 at Minnesota +140 at Los Angeles -130 Texas +120COLLEGE FOOTBALL ThursdayFAVORITE OPEN TODAY O/U UNDERDOG Boston College 1 5 Off at Wak.ForestFridayat Memphis 23 23 Off Georgia St.Saturdayat Tennessee 27 28 Off UTEP at Indiana 18 14 Off Ball St. at Maryland 11 13 Off Temple at FIU 4 4 Off UMass Miami 8 10 Off at Toledo at Army 4 5 Off Hawaii at Penn State 37 35 Off Kent St. UCF 14 15 Off at N.Carolina Old Dominion 2 3 Off at Charlotte Florida St. 2 3 Off at Syracuse Oklahoma 13 17 Off at Iowa St. at Nebraska Off Off Off Troy at Kansas Off Off Off Rutgers at Virginia Tech 30 29 Off East Carolina Georgia Tech 3 4 Off at Pittsburgh at Notre Dame 14 14 Off Vanderbilt at Virginia 5 6 Off Ohio at Michigan 30 33 Off SMU at Appala. St. 13 14 Off South. Miss. at Oklahoma St. 4 3 Off Boise St. at Wisconsin 24 21 Off BYU at NC State 3 Pk Off West Virginia at Minnesota 14 15 Off Miami (OH) at Auburn 8 10 Off LSU Illinois 14 9 Off So. Florida at No. Illinois 14 14 Off Cent. Mich. at Clemson 36 35 Off Ga. Southern New Mexico 7 8 Off at NMSU Tulane 1 3 Off at UAB at Baylor +4 1 Off Duke at Florida 17 19 Off Colorado St. at Texas Tech Off Off Off Houston at Kansas St. 21 20 Off UTSA at Arkansas 5 7 Off North Texas at Oregon 39 40 Off San Jose St. at Buffalo 3 4 Off E. Michigan at Nevada 7 4 Off Oregon St. Alabama 22 21 Off at Mississippi Arkansas St. 1 2 Off at Tulsa at So. Alabama 10 10 Off Texas State at Georgia 32 31 Off Middle Tenn. at So. Carolina 14 13 Off Marshall Missouri 7 7 Off at Purdue at Northwestrn 22 21 Off Akron at Miss. St. 32 30 Off ULL at Texas A&M 27 27 Off ULM at Louisville 19 21 Off W. Kentucky at Texas Off Off Off Southern Cal Ohio State 8 13 Off TCU Washington 5 7 Off at Utah at UCLA Off Off Off Fresno St. Arizona St. 1 3 Off at S.D. StateNFL Today FAVORITE OPEN TODAY O/U UNDERDOG at Detroit 6 7 45 N.y. Jets L.A. Rams 1 4 47 at OaklandThursdayat Cincinnati 1 Pk Off BaltimoreNext Sundayat Washington 3 3 Off Indianapolis at Atlanta 4 4 Off Carolina at Green Bay 3 3 Off Minnesota L.A. Chargers 7 8 Off at Buffalo at Tennessee Off Off Off Houston at Pittsburgh 4 4 Off Kansas City at N.Y. Jets Pk Pk Off Miami Philadelphia 3 3 Off at TampaBay at New Orleans 7 7 Off Cleveland at L.A. Rams 8 8 Off Arizona at San Fran. 3 3 Off Detroit at Jacksonville Pk Pk Off New England at Denver 3 3 Off Oakland at Dallas 5 5 Off N.Y. GiantsNext Mondayat Chicago 3 3 Off SeattleUpdated odds available at Pregame.comTRANSACTIONSBASEBALLAmerican LeagueDETROIT TIGERS „ Recalled C Jarrod Saltalamachia, RHP Zac Reiniger and OF Christin Stewart from Toledo (IL). OAKLAND ATHLETICS „ Recalled RHP Ryan Dull and OF Nick Martini from Nashville (PCL). TORONTO BLUE JAYS „ Activated INF Yangervis Solarte from the 10-day DL.National LeagueATLANTA BRAVES „ Recalled RHP Chad Sobotka from Gwinnett (IL). CHICAGO CUBS „ Recalled RHP Alec Mills from Iowa (PCL). MILWAUKEE BREWERS „ Recalled RHPs Freddy Peralta and Taylor Williams from Colorado Springs (PCL). NEW YORK METS „ Reinstated RHP Anthony Swarzak from the 10-day DL.HOCKEYNational Hockey LeagueDETROIT RED WINGS „ Agreed to terms with RW Matt Puempel on a two-year contract.TENNISU.S. OPEN „ Fined Serena Willliams $17,000 for three code violations during Saturdays womens singles “nal.COLLEGESEMORY „ Named Jordan Schilit assistant cross country and track and “eld coach.TENNISATP WORLD TOUR/WTA TOURU.S. OPENSundays results at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, New York (seedings in parentheses):Mens Singles Championship Novak Djokovic (6), Serbia, def. Juan Martin del Potro (3), Argentina, 6-3, 7-6 (4), 6-3.Womens Doubles Championship Coco Vandeweghe, United States and Ashleigh Barty (13), Australia, def. Kristina Mladenovic, France and Timea Babos (2), Hungary, 3-6, 7-6 (2), 7-6 (6).SATURDAYS RESULTS Womens Singles ChampionshipNaomi Osaka (20), Japan, def. Serena Williams (17), United States, 6-2, 6-4. Mixed Doubles Championship Bethanie Mattek-Sands, United States and Jamie Murray, Britain, def. Nikola Mektic, Croatia and Alicja Rosolska, Poland, 2-6, 6-3, 11-9.U.S. OPEN MENS CHAMPIONS2018 „ Novak Djokovic 2017 „ Rafael Nadal 2016 „ Stan Wawrinka 2015 „ Novak Djokovic 2014 „ Marin Cilic 2013 „ Rafael Nadal 2012 „ Andy Murray 2011 „ Novak Djokovic 2010 „ Rafael Nadal 2009 „ Juan Martin del Potro 2008 „ Roger Federer 2007 „ Roger Federer 2006 „ Roger Federer 2005 „ Roger Federer 2004 „ Roger Federer 2003 „ Andy Roddick 2002 „ Pete Sampras 2001 „ Lleyton Hewitt 2000 „ Marat Sa“n 1999 „ Andre Agassi 1998 „ Patrick Rafter 1997 „ Patrick Rafter 1996 „ Pete Sampras 1995 „ Pete Sampras 1994 „ Andre Agassi 1993 „ Pete Sampras 1992 „ Stefan Edberg 1991 „ Stefan Edberg 1990 „ Pete Sampras 1989 „ Boris Becker 1988 „ Mats Wilander 1987 „ Ivan Lendl 1986 „ Ivan Lendl 1985 „ Ivan Lendl 1984 „ John McEnroe 1983 „ Jimmy ConnorsGOLFPGA TOURBMW CHAMPIONSHIPSaturdays leaders at Aronimink GC, Newtown Square, Pa. Purse: $9 million. Yardage: 7,267; Par: 70 (35-35) (Final round postponed by rain to today.)Third RoundJustin Rose 66-63-64„193 Rory McIlroy 62-69-63„194 Xander Schauffele 63-64-67„194 Tommy Fleetwood 71-62-62„195 Rickie Fowler 65-65-65„195 Keegan Bradley 66-64-66„196 Francesco Molinari 70-63-64„197 Billy Horschel 64-67-66„197 Justin Thomas 64-67-66„197 Hideki Matsuyama 66-64-67„197 Patrick Reed 69-65-64„198 Gary Woodland 66-66-66„198 Webb Simpson 66-67-65„198 Tiger Woods 62-70-66„198 Scott Piercy 70-64-65„199 Andrew Putnam 67-66-66„199 Ted Potter, Jr. 68-64-67„199 Tony Finau 68-64-67„199 Kevin Na 70-62-67„199 Jason Day 67-64-68„199 Jon Rahm 66-69-65„200 Ryan Armour 65-67-68„200 Aaron Wise 65-67-68„200 Byeong Hun An 65-67-68„200 Alex Noren 64-66-70„200 Bubba Watson 71-65-65„201 Bryson DeChambeau 67-70-64„201 Keith Mitchell 67-67-67„201 Jason Kokrak 69-65-67„201 Austin Cook 71-67-63„201 Adam Hadwin 69-69-63„201 Charles Howell III 68-63-70„201 Brooks Koepka 69-68-65„202 Kyle Stanley 67-70-65„202 Henrik Stenson 66-69-67„202 Beau Hossler 67-67-68„202 Dustin Johnson 70-68-64„202 Luke List 70-66-67„203 Zach Johnson 68-68-68„204 J.J. Spaun 67-68-69„204 Brice Garnett 70-67-67„204 Andrew Landry 68-70-66„204 Jordan Spieth 67-71-66„204 Peter Uihlein 64-70-71„205 Abraham Ancer 69-68-68„205 C.T. Pan 67-67-71„205 Chez Reavie 68-70-67„205 Ian Poulter 68-70-67„205 Si Woo Kim 71-68-66„205 Patrick Cantlay 71-65-70„206 Paul Casey 69-68-69„206 Tyrrell Hatton 69-68-69„206 Chris Kirk 69-68-69„206 Brian Gay 66-71-69„206 Patton Kizzire 68-71-67„206 Marc Leishman 74-66-66„206 Pat Perez 69-70-68„207 Emiliano Grillo 67-70-71„208 Rafa Cabrera Bello 70-68-70„208 Kevin Kisner 72-67-69„208 Adam Scott 74-68-66„208 Chesson Hadley 69-69-71„209 Ryan Palmer 70-69-70„209 Louis Oosthuizen 73-68-68„209 Cameron Smith 71-71-68„210 Brandt Snedeker 71-69-71„211 Brendan Steele 74-69-69„212 Phil Mickelson 73-72-67„212 Brian Harman 69-72-76„217EUROPEAN TOUREUROPEAN MASTERSSundays leaders at Crans-sur-Sierre GC, Crans Montana, Switzerland Purse: $2.91 million. Yardage: 6,848; Par: 70 (x-won on “rst playoff hole)Finalx-Matthew Fitzpatrick, England 69-64-63-67„263 Lucas Bjerregaard, Denmark 68-65-67-63„263 Mike Lorenzo-Vera, France 68-66-64-67„265 Nacho Elvira, Spain 66-69-67-66„268 Daniel Brooks, England 69-67-64-69„269 Hideto Tanihara, Japan 65-66-71-68„270 Wu Ashun, China 70-65-65-70„270 Darren Fichardt, South Africa 68-71-68-64„271 Phachara Khongwatmai, Thailand 68-71-68-64„271 Charl Schwartzel, South Africa 67-69-68-67„271 Doug Ghim, United States 66-65-71-71„271 Jeunghun Wang, South Korea 71-68-70-64„273 Soren Kjeldsen, Denmark 65-70-69-69„273 Lee Westwood, England 68-69-66-70„273 Gavin Green, Malaysia 69-69-63-72„273 Laurie Canter, England 68-69-72-65„274 Callum Shinkwin, England 69-69-70-66„274 Fabrizio Zanotti, Paraguay 69-70-69-66„274 Richard McEvoy, England 72-67-68-67„274 Pablo Larrazabal, Spain 67-72-68-67„274 Nino Bertasio, Italy 70-67-65-72„274 Haydn Porteous, South Africa 69-65-66-74„274AlsoChase Kopeka, United States 71-65-69-72„277 David Lipsky, United States 68-70-66-73„277 Kiradech Aphibarnrat, Thailand 71-67-70-71„279AUTO RACINGNASCAR MONSTER ENERGY CUPBIG MACHINE VODKA 400 LINEUPSaturday qualifying cancelled, race Sunday postponed to today, at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indianapolis Lap length: 2.5 miles(Car number in parentheses)1. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, charter team owner points 1st. 2. (4) Kevin Harvick, Ford, charter team owner points 2nd. 3. (78) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, charter team owner points 3rd. 4. (41) Kurt Busch, Ford, charter team owner points 4th. 5. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, charter team owner points 5th. 6. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, charter team owner points 6th. 7. (42) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, charter team owner points 7th. 8. (14) Clint Bowyer, Ford, charter team owner points 8th. 9. (12) Ryan Blaney, Ford, charter team owner points 9th. 10. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, charter team owner points 10th. 11. (9) Chase Elliott, Chevrolet, charter team owner points 11th. 12. (10) Aric Almirola, Ford, charter team owner points 12th. 13. (20) Erik Jones, Toyota, charter team owner points 13th. 14. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, charter team owner points 14th. 15. (88) Alex Bowman, Chevrolet, charter team owner points 15th. 16. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, charter team owner points 16th. 17. (31) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, charter team owner points 17th. 18. (3) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, charter team owner points 18th. 19. (21) Paul Menard, Ford, charter team owner points 19th. 20. (19) Daniel Suarez, Toyota, charter team owner points 20th. 21. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, charter team owner points 21st. 22. (24) William Byron, Chevrolet, charter team owner points 22nd. 23. (37) Chris Buescher, Chevrolet, charter team owner points 23rd. 24. (47) AJ Allmendinger, Chevrolet, charter team owner points 24th. 25. (38) David Ragan, Ford, charter team owner points 25th. 26. (34) Michael McDowell, Ford, charter team owner points 26th. 27. (95) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, charter team owner points 27th. 28. (43) Bubba Wallace, Chevrolet, charter team owner points 28th. 29. (6) Matt Kenseth, Ford, charter team owner points 29th. 30. (13) Ty Dillon, Chevrolet, charter team owner points 30th. 31. (32) Matt DiBenedetto, Ford, charter team owner points 31st. 32. (15) Ross Chastain, Chevrolet, charter team owner points 32nd. 33. (72) Corey LaJoie, Chevrolet, charter team owner points 33rd. 34. (00) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, charter team owner points 34th. 35. (23) JJ Yeley, Toyota, charter team owner points 35th. 36. (51) David Starr, Chevrolet, charter team owner points 36th. 37. (96) Jeffrey Earnhardt, Toyota, open team owner points 37th. 38. (7) Reed Sorenson, Chevrolet, open team owner points 38th. 39. (66) Timmy Hill, Toyota, open team owner points 42nd. 40. (52) BJ McLeod, Ford, open team owner points 44th.NASCAR XFINITYLILLY DIABATES 250 LINEUPSaturday qualifying cancelled, Saturday night race postponed until today, at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indianapolis Lap length: 2.5 miles(Car number in parentheses)1. (22) Ryan Blaney, Ford, 2018 owner points 1st. 2. (7) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, 2018 owner points 2nd. 3. (18) Ryan Preece, Toyota, 2018 owner points 3rd. 4. (1) Elliott Sadler, Chevrolet, 2018 owner points 4th. 5. (00) Cole Custer, Ford, 2018 owner points 5th. 6. (42) John Hunter Nemechek, Chevrolet, 2018 owner points 6th. 7. (20) Christopher Bell, Toyota, 2018 owner points 7th. 8. (21) Daniel Hemric, Chevrolet, 2018 owner points 8th. 9. (9) Tyler Reddick, Chevrolet, 2018 owner points 9th. 10. (23) Chase Elliott, Chevrolet, 2018 owner points 10th. 11. (19) Brandon Jones, Toyota, 2018 owner points 11th. 12. (2) Matt Tifft, Chevrolet, 2018 owner points 12th. 13. (11) Ryan Truex, Chevrolet, 2018 owner points 13th. 14. (3) Ty Dillon, Chevrolet, 2018 owner points 14th. 15. (16) Ryan Reed, Ford, 2018 owner points 15th. 16. (4) Ross Chastain, Chevrolet, 2018 owner points 16th. 17. (5) Michael Annett, Chevrolet, 2018 owner points 17th. 18. (51) Jeremy Clements, Chevrolet, 2018 owner points 18th. 19. (39) Ryan Sieg, Chevrolet, 2018 owner points 19th. 20. (36) Alex Labbe, Chevrolet, 2018 owner points 20th. 21. (35) Joey Gase, Chevrolet, 2018 owner points 21st. 22. (60) Chase Briscoe, Ford, 2018 owner points 22nd. 23. (0) Garrett Smithley, Chevrolet, 2018 owner points 23rd. 24. (78) Tommy Joe Martins, Chevrolet, 2018 owner points 25th. 25. (90) Josh Williams, Chevrolet, 2018 owner points 26th. 26. (8) Caesar Bacarella, Chevrolet, 2018 owner points 27th. 27. (38) JJ Yeley, Chevrolet, 2018 owner points 28th. 28. (15) BJ McLeod, Chevrolet, 2018 owner points 29th. 29. (52) David Starr, Chevrolet, 2018 owner points 30th. 30. (01) Vinnie Miller, Chevrolet, 2018 owner points 32nd. 31. (12) Austin Cindric, Ford, 2017 owner winner. 32. (10) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 2018 driver winner. 33. (93) Jeff Green, Chevrolet, 2000 driver winner. 34. (76) Spencer Boyd, Chevrolet, 2018 owner attempts 24-33rd. 35. (45) Josh Bilicki, Toyota, 2018 owner attempts 24-36th. 36. (40) Chad Finchum, Toyota, 2018 owner attempts 24-37th. 37. (66) Brandon Hightower, Dodge, 2018 owner attempts 24-39th. 38. (74) Mike Harmon, Chevrolet, 2018 owner attempts 24-41st. 39. (55) Bayley Currey, Toyota, 2018 owner attempts 23-38th. 40. (89) Morgan Shepherd, Chevrolet, 2018 owner attempts 21-46th.Failed to qualify41. (13) Timmy Hill, Dodge, 2018 owner attempts 7-47th.SOCCERMAJOR LEAGUE SOCCERAll times Eastern EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T PTS GF GA New York Red Bulls 17 7 4 55 50 29 Atlanta United FC 16 5 6 54 56 33 New York City FC 14 8 7 49 51 38 Columbus 12 8 7 43 35 34 Philadelphia 12 11 4 40 39 41 Montreal 11 14 3 36 37 45 New England 8 10 9 33 40 42 D.C. United 8 11 7 31 43 44 Toronto FC 7 14 6 27 45 52 Orlando City 7 17 3 24 40 62 Chicago 6 15 6 24 37 52 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T PTS GF GA FC Dallas 14 6 7 49 47 37 Sporting Kansas City 14 7 6 48 49 33 Los Angeles FC 13 7 7 46 54 42 Real Salt Lake 13 10 5 44 48 46 Portland 12 7 8 44 40 36 Seattle 12 9 5 41 35 27 Vancouver 11 9 7 40 45 52 Los Angeles Galaxy 10 10 8 38 51 54 Minnesota United 9 15 2 29 38 52 Houston 7 13 7 28 43 42 Colorado 6 15 6 24 31 50 San Jose 4 15 8 20 41 52 3 points for victory, 1 point for tieSept. 5New England 1, New York City FC 0Saturdays GamesD.C. United 1, New York City FC 1, tie Sporting Kansas City 1, Orlando City 0 Portland 2, Colorado 0Wednesdays GameMinnesota United at D.C. United, 7:30 p.m.Saturday, Sept. 15Atlanta United FC at Colorado, 3:30 p.m. Los Angeles Galaxy at Toronto FC, 7:30 p.m. Montreal at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m. Columbus at FC Dallas, 8 p.m. Portland at Houston, 8:30 p.m. Minnesota United at Real Salt Lake, 9:30 p.m. Seattle at Vancouver, 10 p.m. New England at Los Angeles FC, 10:30 p.m. Sporting Kansas City at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.Sunday, Sept. 16New York Red Bulls at D.C. United, 1 p.m. Orlando City at Chicago, 5 p.m.NATIONAL WOMENS SOCCER LEAGUEAll times Eastern W L T PTS GF GA x-North Carolina 17 1 6 57 53 17 x-Portland 12 6 6 42 40 28 x-Seattle 11 5 8 41 27 19 x-Chicago 9 5 10 37 38 28 Utah 9 7 8 35 22 23 Houston 9 10 5 32 35 39 Orlando 8 10 6 30 30 37 Washington 2 17 5 11 12 35 Sky Blue FC 1 17 6 9 21 52 3 points for victory, 1 point for tie; x-clinched playoff spotSept. 4Chicago 5, Sky Blue FC 0Sept. 7Portland 3, Seattle 1Saturdays GamesSky Blue FC 1, Orlando 0 Utah 2, Chicago 1 North Carolina 5, Houston 0PLAYOFFS Semi“nalsSaturday, Sept. 15: Seattle at Portland, 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16: Chicago at North Carolina, 3 p.m.ChampionshipSaturday, Sept. 22: TBD vs. TBD at Portland, 4:30 p.m.2018 U.S. MENS TEAM RESULTS/SCHEDULEAll times Eastern (Record: Won 2, Lost 1, Tied 3)Sunday, Jan. 28 United States 0, BosniaHerzogovina 0 Tuesday, March 27 „ United States 1, Paraguay 0 Monday, May 28 „ United States 3, Bolivia 0 Saturday, June 2 „ Ireland 1, United States 1 Saturday, June 9 „ United States 1, France 1 Friday, Sept. 7 „ Brazil 2, United States 0 Tuesday, Sept. 11 „ vs. Mexico at Nashville, Tenn., 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15 „ vs. England at London, 3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20 „ vs. Italy (site TBD), 3 p.m.PRO BASKETBALLWNBA PLAYOFFSAll times EasternFINALS SEATTLE 2, WASHINGTON 0 (Best-of-5, x -if necessary)Sept. 7: Seattle 89, Washington 76 Sunday: Seattle 75, Washington 73 Wednesday: Seattle at Washington, 8 p.m. x-Friday: Seattle at Washington, 8 p.m. x-Sunday, Sept. 16: Washington at Seattle, 8 p.m.FINALS GAME 2 BOX SCORE STORM 75, MYSTICS 73WASHINGTON (73) Atkins 4-15 7-8 15, Cloud 0-5 2-2 2, Delle Donne 7-16 3-3 17, Sanders 3-3 2-2 8, Toliver 7-14 1-2 15, Hawkins 1-2 0-0 2, Hines-Allen 3-3 0-0 6, Powers 2-4 0-0 4, Ruf“n-Pratt 2-9 0-0 4. Totals 29-71 15-17 73. SEATTLE (75) Bird 3-12 0-0 8, Clark 3-3 1-2 9, Howard 4-10 0-0 8, Loyd 5-15 3-6 13, Stewart 7-13 10-14 25, Canada 2-6 0-0 4, Langhorne 0-0 1-2 1, Whitcomb 2-3 2-2 7. Totals 26-62 17-26 75. WASHINGTON 16 24 21 12 „ 73 SEATTLE 25 11 22 17 „ 75 3-Point Goals„Washington 0-16 (Powers 0-1, Ruf“n-Pratt 0-2, Cloud 0-2, Delle Donne 0-2, Atkins 0-3, Toliver 0-6), Seattle 6-23 (Clark 2-2, Bird 2-8, Whitcomb 1-2, Stewart 1-3, Howard 0-2, Loyd 0-6). Fouled Out„ None. Rebounds„Washington 26 (Sanders 7), Seattle 36 (Howard 13). Assists„ Washington 10 (Atkins, Toliver 3), Seattle 15 (Loyd, Bird 4). Total Fouls„Washington 20, Seattle 19. A„14,212 (15,354). 2 0 1 8 0 9 1 0 s p r t 0 5 0 0 1 p d f 1 1 0 S e p 1 8 0 3 : 3 4 : 0 7


Page 6 SP The Sun | Monday, September 10, 2018 NFL SCOREBOARDSeattle 24 Denver 27 Washington 24 Arizona 6 Cincinnati 34 Indianapolis 23 Dallas 8 Carolina 16 Houston 20 New England 27 Pittsburgh 21 Cleveland 21 banned substance, the Saints brought in running back Mike Gillislee after he was cut by New England. In his Saints debut, Gillislee fumbled in the second quarter on a hit by Vernon Hargreaves. Cornerback Justin Evans scooped up the loose ball and ran it back for a 34-yard TD.PenaltiesThe Saints were fortunate to give up only a “eld goal after Onyemata and defensive end Marcus Davenport were ”agged for roughing the passer on back-to-back plays in the third quarter. Onyemata was penalized under a renewed emphasis on forbidding defensive players from driving quarterbacks into the ground with the full weight of their bodies. It was his “rst of two roughing penalties in then game. Davenport, the Saints “rst-round draft choice, struck Fitzpatricks helmet with his own.InjuriesBuccaneers: Hargreaves was helped to the locker room with a shoulder injury in the fourth quarter. Saints: New Orleans did not announce any injuries.Up nextBuccaneers: Host Philadelphia on Sunday. Saints: Host Cleveland on Sunday.BUCSFROM PAGE 1 AP PHOTOSTampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver DeSean Jackson celebrates his touchdown reception in the second half of Sundays game against the Saints. passes of 19 and 21 yards to Beckham (11 catches for 111 yards in his first game since -October) got New York to the Jacksonville 34. Instead of attempting what could have been a tying fourth field goal from Aldrick Rosas, Eli Manning (23 of 37 for 224 yards) threw a fourth-down incompletion. A muffed punt cost the Giants a final possession in the last minute. The Jaguars led 13-6 at the half as Bortles methodically took his team on three scoring scores. Josh Lambo capped the first two with 39-yard field goals, and Bortles hit backup running back T.J. Yeldin from 1 yard for a 13-3 lead. Beckham, who broke an ankle on Oct. 8 and did not play in a preseason game, drew two pass interference penalties on the ensuing drive. Rosas closed the gap to a touchdown with a 31-yard field goal with :04 left in the half. He added a 44-yarder on the opening series of the third quarter on a drive helped by a ugly facemask penalty by Yannick Ngakoue against Barkley.InjuriesJaguars: Leading rusher Leonard Fournette left in second quarter with a hamstring problem. He “nished with 41 yards. Giants: Backup RB Wayne Gallman left in the second half with a knee injury.Up nextJaguars: Home opener next Sunday against New England, the team which beat them in AFC title game. Giants: Visit Dallas for Sunday night game.JAGSFROM PAGE 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans carries against New Orleans Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore in the second half. AP PHOTOJacksonville Jaguars defensive tackle Calais Campbell tackles New York Giants Saquon Barkley during the “rst half of Sundays game. By STEVEN WINEAP SPORTS WRITERMIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) „ Jakeem Grant scored on a tiebreaking 102-yard kickoff return with 14 minutes to go, and the Miami Dolphins overcame two weather delays to win the longest game since the 1970 NFL-AFL merger, beating the Tennessee Titans 27-20 Sunday. Delays for lightning lasted a total of 3 hours, 59 minutes, and the game took 7 hours, 10 minutes to play. The previous longest game since 1970 was a Bears overtime victory against the Ravens in 2013 that took 5 hours, 16 minutes. Grants touchdown triggered a late flurry of big plays in a season opener that was lackluster for the first six hours. After his score, Ryan Tannehill hit Kenny Stills deep for a 75-yard touchdown. Darius Jennings returned the ensuing kickoff 94 yards for a Titans score, and they were driving when Miamis Reshad Jones helped to clinch the win with a 54-yard return after he intercepted Blaine Gabbert. Titans starting quarterback Marcus Mariota threw two interceptions in the third quarter and then came out of the game with an elbow injury. Tight end Delanie Walker was carted off the field later in the period with a right leg injury, and tackle Taylor Lewan suffered a concussion, all of which meant a miserable start for Mike Vrabel in his head coaching debut. Miami led 7-3 when the game was suspended for nearly two hours late in the first half. The teams went to the locker room during the delay and stayed on the field for halftime, which was shortened to 3 minutes. Lightning forced a halt again midway through the third quarter, and the second stoppage lasted just over two hours. Perhaps 10,000 fans remained at the finish. Sandwiched between the delays was a brawl that started after Lewan appeared to be briefly knocked out. Jordan Phillips and Bobby McCain of Miami and Dion Lewis of Tennessee received offsetting unsportsmanlike conduct penalties for taunting, and Lewan missed the rest of the game. Gabbert drove the Titans 75 yards to make the score 10-10, but Grant needed only 13 seconds to break the tie, splitting the coverage untouched and racing into the clear near midfield. Tannehill, playing for the first time since a knee injury in late 2016, went 20 for 28 for 230 yards with two scores and two interceptions. The Titans had a first-and-goal at the 5 in the first quarter, but were stopped on downs when Mariota threw incomplete on three consecutive plays. The Dolphins then drove 98 yards in 12 plays for a touchdown and a 7-3 lead. On the first play after the second weather delay, Miamis Kiko Alonso made an interception to set up a field goal and end Mariotas day. A holding penalty on Walker negated a 62-yard touchdown run by Derrick Henry that would have tied the game in the fourth quarter.FracasLewan was flattened on Andre Branchs blindside block during an interception return by Jones. Lewan sprawled face down on the turf, then suddenly sprang to his feet, and players exchanged words and shoves.Injury reportTitans: Mariota was shaken up early in the third quarter when hit by defensive lineman William Hayes. Mariota missed one play, and then returned to throw two interceptions before again coming out of the lineup. ... Adoree Jackson hurt his shoulder on a 26-yard punt return in the third quarter. ... LB Wesley Woodyard was shaken up and left the game in the third quarter.Up nextThe Dolphins play at the New York Jets next Sunday. The Titans face Houston in their home opener next Sunday. NFL: Miami 27, Tennessee 20Dolphins overcome 2 lightning delays to beat Titans Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill looks to pass as he pursued by Tennessee Titans linebacker Jayon Brown, during the “rst half of Sundays game. AP PHOTOSTennessee Titans players leave the “eld after a second lightning delay was called during the second half of Sundays game.


The Sun | Monday, September 10, 2018 SP Page 7 AP PHOTOAshleigh Barty, of Australia, left, talks with doubles partner CoCo Vandeweghe during the womens double “ nal of the U.S. Open tennis tournament against Timea Babos, of Hungary, and Kristina Mladenovic, of France on Sunday. By DAN GELSTONAP SPORTS WRITERNEW YORK (AP) „ Ashleigh Barty and CoCo Vandeweghe dropped a set and still raised a trophy. Even with a pursuit of U.S Open perfection over early, Barty and Vandeweghe rallied to win the womens doubles “ nal Sunday, beating Timea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic 3-6, 7-6, 7-6 at Arthur Ashe Stadium. Weve done everything kind of the way that weve wanted to,Ž Barty said. Now we get the reward.Ž The 13th-seeded team of Barty and Vandeweghe knocked of the Nos. 3 and 1 seeded teams en route to their “ rst Grand Slam doubles title as a team. They hadnt even dropped a set over that run until Babos and Mladenovic got them in the “ rst set on Sunday. No matter. The duo saved three championship points in the deciding set in a match „ without a hint of drama that rattled the womens singles “ nal „ that took more than 2 hours to complete. Barty and Vandeweghe won the second set tiebreaker 7-2 and won the third 8-6 to win for the second time in four meetings this season against Babos and Mladenovic. I told Ash, Listen, theres no one Id rather be out here than with you right now. I believe in you. Were going to get this done,Ž Vandeweghe said. Vandeweghe, niece of former NBA star Kiki Vandeweghe, became the 17th American woman in the Open era to win the tournament title. Barty had played in the doubles final at all four Grand Slam tournaments with her longtime partner, Casey Dellacqua. Barty took a break from tennis following the 2014 U.S Open to pursue a cricket career. But the Australian returned two years later and reached the fourth round in singles this year at the U.S. Open, her deepest career run in a Grand Slam. Its a long time ago. Its behind me,Ž said Barty, who has two career singles titles. The team „ who knocked off top-seeded Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova on the way to the final „ had previously won the Miami Open in March. But winning at Ashe is as big as it gets. Barty and Vandeweghe kissed the trophy and won $700,000 for their championship. Barty and Vandeweghe hit 38 winners and had six aces. Vandeweghe collapsed to the court in celebration and was embraced by Barty. There was no formal awards ceremony and the pair were rushed off the court as the lengthy match bled into the expected start time of the mens final. I dont think they would have worried if they were 10 or 15 minutes delayed,Ž Barty said. I think it would have been nice for us to be able to thank our teams and all the people that make it a possibility, and to thank the crowd, as well. They were absolutely phenomenal; they really were. They were a little bit confused as to why we werent given the opportunity.Ž TENNIS: US OpenBarty, Vandeweghe win US womens doubles title AP PHOTOCoCo Vandeweghe, left, and Ashleigh Barty, of Australia, kiss the trophy after defeating Timea Babos, of Hungary, and Kristina Mladenovic, of France,in the womens double “ nal of the U.S. Open tennis tournament. By ILIANA LIMON ROMEROORLANDO SENTINELUCF moved up to ranked No. 18 in the latest Associated Press and Amway Coaches polls released Sunday. The Knights are coming off a 38-0 win over South Carolina State, extending the nations longest win streak to 15 games. While it was a move up from the No. 19 spot in the previous AP poll and No. 20 in the previous coaches poll, Boise State jumped ahead of UCF and claimed the No. 17 spot in both polls. If the College Football Playoff selection committee ranked the teams the same way at the end of the year, Boise State would get the Group of 5 bid to an Access Bowl and UCF would be shut out a year after beating Auburn in the Peach Bowl. Boise State earned a 56-20 win at Troy in the season opener and rolled to a 62-7 win over UConn this past Saturday. UCF, meanwhile, thrashed UConn 56-17 in the opener and was a bit sloppy during the 38-0 rout of Samford. Both teams will take on Power 5 opponents this weekend, with UCF playing at struggling North Carolina and Boise State playing at No. 24 Oklahoma State. Besides three uncharacteristic interceptions by McKenzie Milton against South Carolina State and relatively poor tackling by the Knights against UConn, UCFs biggest concern so far this season has been the performance of other teams on the schedule. Strength of schedule is used to help determine playoff committee rankings. The Knights weaker strength of schedule was the argument used to block the team from the playoff semifinals last year despite finishing the regular season as the only undefeated team in the country. The teams that were supposed to be among the strongest on UCFs schedule this season have already hit some speed bumps: UNC is 0-2, FAU was routed by Oklahoma in the opener, Pitt was thrashed by Penn State and Navy lost at Hawaii. Weaker American Athletic Conference teams East Carolina and Temple lost to Football Championship Subdivision teams during opening weekend. FAU rebounded with a win over Air Force, USF scored a win over Georgia Tech, fellow AAC team Houston rolled past Arizona and ECU upset UNC. UCF was the highest ranked team in the state of Florida in the latest top 25 polls, with Miami ranked No. 21 in the AP poll and No. 20 in the coaches poll. No other in-state team is ranked.UCF moves up No. 18 in latest top 25 polls, lands behind Boise State WEEK 3 ASSOCIATED PRESS TOP 25 POLL1. Alabama (54) 2. Clemson (6) 3. Georgia 4. Ohio State 5. Oklahoma 6. Wisconsin (1) 7. Auburn 8. Notre Dame 9. Stanford 10. Washington 11. Penn State 12. LSU 13. Virginia Tech 14. West Virginia 15. TCU 16. Mississippi State 17. Boise State 18. UCF 19. Michigan 20. Oregon 21. Miami 22. USC 23. Arizona State 24. Oklahoma State 25. Michigan State By TIM REYNOLDSAP SPORTS WRITERCORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) „ Booing is understandable in a 77-0 game. When it comes from fans on the winning side of that blowout, though, it might seem a bit peculiar. Such is life for Miami quarterback Malik Rosier. He was booed when his “ rst third-down pass of the record-setting rout of Savannah State was behind a receiver and fell incomplete, booed again when he had a throw get tipped, even heard more booing when he came onto the “ eld to start another series. Rosiers “ ve series led to two touchdown throws, another score when he rushed in on a keeper, a fumble by a running back, and a punt. Looked good on paper. Didnt look good to many fans, and afterward Rosier shrugged it off by using some advice he got from coach Mark Richt. Theres nothing I can do about it,Ž Rosier said. Coach Richt always says they dont boo nobodies. Whether they boo me, whether they cheer for me, Im going to be out there next Saturday. So whether they watch or not, I dont think its going to change our offense. And if theyre disappointed, then its my job to keep winning.Ž Even though Miami played four quarterbacks „ including one-time highly touted recruit NKosi Perry, who threw three touchdown passes „ the Hurricanes are not buying into any starter controversy. The Hurricanes (1-1), who rose one spot to No. 21 in the AP Top 25 on Sunday, are off to Toledo this weekend and Rosier will open the game under center. Maliks our starting quarterback,Ž Richt said Sunday. Rosiers understudies played well, though every number Miami posted against Savannah State comes with a very large asterisk given the clear and massive talent disparity between the programs „ one of which is trying to move back into college footballs highest echelon, the other dropping down to Division II for 2019 and beyond. Perry was in for six drives, his results being three touchdowns, two punts and an interception. Cade Weldon guided Miami to touchdowns on both of his two series of action, and Jarren Williams time as the fourth and “ nal QB in the game included a turnover on downs and then two more TD drives. Rosier spent two-thirds of the game „ he came out early in the second quarter „ cheerleading for them. And I was talking to NKosi and Cade and Jarren before, saying, You guys are going to get a lot of playing time, more than you probably get in a scrimmage,Ž Rosier said. So, I think it was really good for those guys.Ž Rosier heard the booing and laughed. Richt knows why it was happening „ coaches and quarterbacks, he said, always get the most scrutiny, fairly or unfairly. But he thought the whole team, not just his starting quarterback, had much to prove last week coming off a season-opening 33-17 loss to LSU. People in positions of leadership get the most praise and the most criticism,Ž Richt said. All our quarterbacks have to understand, its part of what they signed up for. But he did handle it well and I think the team handled it well.Ž Richt said Miami didnt escape the Savannah State game completely unscathed. Defensive end Greg Rousseau „ who was in on “ ve tackles „ left with an ankle injury and Richt still isnt sure of the severity. He also said wide receiver Ahmmon Richards and defensive end Demetrius Jackson, both of whom missed the game with knee injuries, remain listed as day-to-day.Rosier remains Miamis starter, even after backups play well COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Miami COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Central Florida


Page 8 SP The Sun | Monday, September 10, 2018 TODAY / TONIGHTA thunderstorm around Mostly cloudy and humidHIGH 89 LOW 7540% chance of rain 25% chance of rainSome sun, a shower or t-storm in the area88 / 7355% chance of rain TUESDAY GULF WATER TEMPERATUREA shower or t-storm around, mainly later91 / 7455% chance of rain WEDNESDAYA shower or thunderstorm in the area91 / 7555% chance of rain THURSDAYMostly cloudy, a t-storm possible; humid92 / 7630% chance of rain SATURDAYSome sun with t-storms possible; humid91 / 7535% chance of rain FRIDAY 1 2 4 4 2 1 Trees Grass Weeds Moldsabsentlowmoderatehighvery highabsent 050100150200300500 350-50 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 VENICE869299969692Air 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. 0.00Ž Month to date 1.70Ž Normal month to date 2.42Ž Year to date 50.40Ž Normal year to date 39.61Ž Record 2.13Ž (1994) 24 hours through 2 p.m. Sun. 0.13Ž 24 hours through 2 p.m. Sun. 0.00Ž Month to date 1.86Ž Normal month to date 2.34Ž Year to date 34.68Ž Normal year to date 38.18Ž Record 2.13Ž (2001) High/Low 91/73 Normal High/Low 91/74 Record High 95 (1987) Record Low 67 (1972) High/Low 89/71 High/Low 88/75 Normal High/Low 90/74 Record High 95 (1998) Record Low 68 (1968)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. 9.80 9.02 8.22 14.22/1995 Aug. 12.37 13.12 8.01 15.60/1995 Sep. 1.70 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 50.40 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 87 76 t 88 75 t Bradenton 87 76 t 87 76 pc Clearwater 88 76 t 88 77 t Coral Springs 90 76 pc 89 75 pc Daytona Beach 89 74 sh 88 75 pc Fort Lauderdale 88 77 pc 88 76 t Fort Myers 89 74 t 88 73 t Gainesville 90 72 t 90 71 t Jacksonville 91 72 pc 91 73 pc Key Largo 87 78 pc 87 78 pc Key West 89 79 pc 88 81 sh Lakeland 88 73 t 88 73 t Melbourne 91 74 pc 90 74 pc Miami 89 75 pc 88 74 sh Naples 88 76 t 88 74 pc Ocala 89 71 t 89 72 t Okeechobee 89 73 t 87 72 t Orlando 89 75 t 89 74 t Panama City 86 74 t 86 74 t Pensacola 87 75 sh 87 74 t Pompano Beach 89 78 pc 89 78 pc St. Augustine 88 75 pc 88 74 pc St. Petersburg 87 76 t 89 76 t Sarasota 87 75 t 88 75 pc Tallahassee 88 73 t 90 74 t Tampa 89 78 t 90 78 t Vero Beach 88 72 pc 88 72 pc West Palm Beach 90 75 pc 88 75 pc 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 4:28a 10:14a 4:18p 11:15p Tue. 4:49a 11:04a 5:08p 11:44p Today 3:05a 8:30a 2:55p 9:31p Tue. 3:26a 9:20a 3:45p 10:00p Today 2:00a 7:17a 1:48p 8:10p Tue. 2:30a 8:10a 2:43p 8:41p Today 5:00a 10:43a 4:50p 11:44p Tue. 5:21a 11:33a 5:40p --Today 1:20a 7:09a 1:10p 8:10p Tue. 1:41a 7:59a 2:00p 8:39p SSW 6-12 1-2 Light SW 3-6 0-2 LightFt. Myers 89/74 storms afternoon Punta Gorda 91/74 storms afternoon Sarasota 87/75 storms 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 TABLEFirst Sep 16 Full Sep 24 Last Oct 2 New Oct 8 Today 7:59 a.m. 8:38 p.m. Tuesday 9:02 a.m. 9:18 p.m. Today 7:12 a.m. 7:39 p.m. Tuesday 7:12 a.m. 7:38 p.m. Today 6:44a 12:31a 7:11p 12:27p Tue. 7:40a 1:27a 8:05p 1:52p Wed. 8:35a 2:23a 9:00p 2:48p Monterrey 84/69 Chihuahua 84/59 Los Angeles 84/65 Washington 84/70 New York 72/70 Miami 89/75 Atlanta 87/71 Detroit 67/56 Houston 82/70 Kansas City 77/59 Chicago 73/56 Minneapolis 75/63 El Paso 94/68 Denver 89/59 Billings 86/54 San Francisco 70/54 Seattle 67/56 Toronto 64/57 Montreal 60/56 Winnipeg 75/57 Ottawa 57/52 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: 09/10/18 Today Tue. Today Tue. Today Tue. Today Tue.Albuquerque 89 64 pc 89 64 s Anchorage 63 48 s 64 49 s Atlanta 87 71 t 88 72 t Baltimore 83 67 c 79 66 c Billings 86 54 s 73 50 s Birmingham 82 69 t 87 71 c Boise 85 51 s 77 49 pc Boston 68 65 r 84 69 c Buffalo 69 59 r 70 56 pc Burlington, VT 63 59 r 77 61 r Charleston, WV 71 59 t 77 62 c Charlotte 89 71 c 89 71 t Chicago 73 56 pc 78 60 s Cincinnati 69 55 c 75 59 pc Cleveland 70 59 sh 72 59 pc Columbia, SC 92 73 pc 93 72 t Columbus, OH 68 56 c 74 60 pc Concord, NH 63 58 r 79 60 r Dallas 82 68 pc 82 68 pc Denver 89 59 pc 92 60 s Des Moines 75 58 s 80 60 s Detroit 67 56 r 75 57 pc Duluth 69 58 pc 77 65 pc Fairbanks 60 37 pc 61 45 s Fargo 79 62 s 83 57 t Hartford 64 63 r 82 64 t Helena 85 47 pc 73 47 pc Honolulu 90 73 pc 89 78 pc Houston 82 70 t 83 72 t Indianapolis 72 55 c 76 58 pc Jackson, MS 79 68 t 82 70 t Kansas City 77 59 s 80 61 s Knoxville 76 66 t 82 68 c Las Vegas 103 75 s 102 75 s Los Angeles 84 65 pc 81 64 pc Louisville 75 59 c 78 64 pc Memphis 77 65 c 78 67 pc Milwaukee 70 56 s 75 60 s Minneapolis 75 63 s 80 67 pc Montgomery 87 70 t 89 70 t Nashville 77 62 c 80 67 pc New Orleans 87 75 t 85 75 t New York City 72 70 r 81 72 c Norfolk, VA 89 75 pc 88 76 t Oklahoma City 78 60 s 81 61 s Omaha 79 62 s 83 63 s Philadelphia 80 71 t 82 70 c Phoenix 106 83 s 107 81 s Pittsburgh 71 58 t 73 60 pc Portland, ME 66 62 r 76 62 r Portland, OR 73 55 c 67 54 sh Providence 67 65 r 82 69 c Raleigh 88 72 pc 87 70 t Salt Lake City 91 63 s 89 65 s St. Louis 76 59 pc 80 59 s San Antonio 81 71 t 84 71 t San Diego 78 65 pc 77 64 pc San Francisco 70 54 pc 68 54 pc Seattle 67 56 c 65 54 sh Washington, DC 84 70 c 80 70 c Amsterdam 67 58 pc 71 60 pc Baghdad 107 77 s 108 79 s Beijing 86 64 s 84 64 c Berlin 80 58 pc 76 59 pc Buenos Aires 64 53 pc 67 54 s Cairo 93 75 pc 93 75 s Calgary 60 40 t 60 37 pc Cancun 85 75 t 82 77 t Dublin 61 51 c 59 46 r Edmonton 51 37 r 54 33 c Halifax 66 58 c 71 66 r Kiev 69 56 sh 72 56 sh London 70 59 pc 75 59 pc Madrid 82 62 pc 80 64 s Mexico City 74 57 t 74 58 t Montreal 60 56 r 70 57 r Ottawa 57 52 r 70 51 r Paris 78 53 s 84 57 s Regina 78 48 pc 63 40 pc Rio de Janeiro 76 67 c 76 67 pc Rome 82 64 pc 84 65 s St. Johns 58 48 s 65 51 pc San Juan 87 76 s 89 76 s Sydney 68 51 s 74 58 s Tokyo 88 70 r 78 69 r Toronto 64 57 r 72 56 pc Vancouver 64 54 sh 64 51 sh Winnipeg 75 57 s 75 45 tHigh ................... 104 at Needles, CALow .............. 26 at Saranac Lake, NY(For the 48 contiguous states yesterday)84On Sept. 10, 1976, Kathleen became the “ rst tropical storm to hit Southern California in 37 years. Q: Over 5 billion tons of what matter are added to the atmosphere each year?A: Carbon dioxide. 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 89/75 89/73 89/74 89/74 89/74 89/73 89/73 89/73 89/73 89/78 87/76 87/78 88/76 89/74 88/74 91/74 89/75 89/74 89/74 88/73 88/74 89/74 89/75 87/76 88/73 87/77 88/76 88/75 89/74 89/76 88/75 88/73 87/75 88/76 87/78 89/75 88/75 89/75Forecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. 2018 By DOUG FERGUSONAP GOLF WRITERNEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. „ Two putts began taking on more significance with each rain delay until there was no golf at all Sunday at the BMW Championship. Aronimink Golf Club already was saturated when a steady rain caused tiny streams and large puddles in the fairways, leaving the PGA Tour little choice but to wait until Monday to either play the “nal round or decide to cut short the third FedEx Cup playoff event to 54 holes. We had a golf course we couldnt play,Ž said Slugger White, the tours vice president of competition. Were shoveling sand against the tide.Ž Justin Rose was ahead by one shot, all because of one putt. He was tied with Xander Schauffele on the 18th hole of the third round Saturday when Schauffeles 8-foot par putt rimmed around the high side of the cup, giving him a bogey and Rose the lead. Rose can go to No. 1 in the world for the “rst time in his career with a victory, making him the 22nd player to reach the top since the ranking began in 1986. He also would be the No. 2 seed behind Bryson DeChambeau among the top 30 who advance to the Tour Championship in two weeks, giving him a clear shot at the $10 million prize. Keegan Bradley might be there, too, all because of one putt. Bradley left his 50-foot birdie putt about 7 feet short on the 18th hole Saturday. He made that for par to “nish the third round in sixth place, three shots out of the lead. That projects him to move up 22 spots into the 30th position in the FedEx Cup, which would bump out Jordan Spieth. Still to be determined was whether another shot is hit „ or enough of them. We will do everything we can to play tomorrow,Ž White said.Rose waits through a day of rain at BMW Championship GOLF: BMW Championship adno=3607930-1 adno=3607982-1