HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN VOL. 99 | NO. 260 | $1.00 YOUR HOMETOWN NEWSPAPER SINCE 1919 An Edition Of The Sun Monday, September 17, 2018 Highlands Health ................ B1 Local Sports .................... A7-8 Lottery ..................... SPORTS Classifieds ...................... B5-8 Comics ................ NEWS WIRE Viewpoints ....................... A5 Weather ............... NEWS WIREGood morning To Laurence Snyder Thanks for reading! newssun.com facebook.com/ newssuntwitter.com/ TheNewsSunBy MARC VALEROSTAFF WRITERAVON PARK Â„ A new restaurant in the City of CharmÂs downtown is having to contend with an unexpected issue with its neighboring building. The Southern Charm restaurant at 3 S. Lake Ave is serving up home-cooked Southern meals, but it is adjacent to the city-owned Brickell Building, which had serious roof issues before Hurricane Irma. The city acted quick after Hurricane Irma to have the building reroofed, but the two-story structure had already incurred signiÂ“cant water intrusion and damage. Stevie Farkas, whose mother opened the restaurant, said with no one being in the Brickell Building for the past couple of years or longer, there is black mold building up in it. ÂWe complained to the city about it and somebody was in there to clean it out once before,ÂŽ she said. They talked to the city a few weeks ago and someone else is supposed to clean it again.Eatery coping with Brickell Building smellOdor from city-owned buildingÂs black mold irritating MARC VALERO/STAFFA moldy smell from the city-owned Brickell Building is creeping into an adjacent restaurant on South Lake Avenue. By ROBERT MILLERNEWS CLERKAVON PARK Â„ ÂHoly helpful librarians, Batman!ÂŽ Catwoman is on the loose and only the Caped Crusader, armed with his detective skills and wonderful toys can stop her...or a group of teenagers pretending to be Batman. This was the scenario this past Friday, Sept. 14 at the SFSC Library in Avon Park. Batman Day is celebrated each year as a way to pay homage to the beloved DC Comics character, as well as a means to have fun with other fans of the Bat. While ofÂ“cially Batman Day 2018 was the following day, Saturday, Sept. 15, librarian Claire A. Miller made the decision to observe the day early on a day the library was open. ÂItÂs a fun event that brings people together, bridging the gap between a bunch of different mediums.ÂŽ Miller said. ÂIt also doesnÂt hurt that Batgirl, Barbara Gordon, was a librarian.ÂŽ The SFSC Library is normally closed on Saturdays. This is SFSCÂs third year holding the event. To celebrate the Caped Crusader, Miller and her staff set up a coloring station where participants could color their favorite savior of Gotham, a puzzle table complete with a Batman puzzle and there was even a postcard-making area to make your very own Batman themed postcards. The selÂ“e crowd wasnÂt left out. A backdrop of the Gotham City skyline hung on a wall for taking photos. There were even props. There were also white boards set up for participants to vote for their favorite Batman villains as well as who would win in a Â“ght, Batman or Superman. But the piece de resistance was ÂThe Batman Game.ÂŽ Stations were set up all over the library, representing different locations throughout Gotham. As you followed the clues from station to station, they told a story crafted by Miller, leading to the player(s) winning or losing. Winners received Batman stickers. Students from the Highlands Career Institute were on hand to take part in the fun. Seniors Paola Marrero, Mackenzie McGann, D.J. Wilkes and Nicole Kulda worked as a team on ÂThe Batman GameÂŽ and had a blast. The group raced from location to location, reading the clues and working out the solutions, usually out loud, and working it out as a team. ÂI liked that it brought me back to my childhood,ÂŽ said Marrero. ÂI got to act like a kid in a college setting.ÂŽ Shortly after 11 a.m. a surprise arrived in the form The Caped Crusader takes over the SFSC Library SFSC observes Batman Day with games, coloring and a visit from the Batmobile ROBERT MILLER/STAFFSebring resident Bill Dunsford brought his ÂBatmobile,ÂŽ a Polaris Slingshot, to the SFSC Library for Batman Day on Friday. Paola Marrero, a senior with Highlands Career Institute, strikes a superhero pose during SFSCÂs Batman Day at the collegeÂs library on Friday. Lake Placid resident Kaylee Zerby came to Batman Day wearing her familyÂs dart team shirt, which features Batman and Harley Quinn, with matching skirt and socks. A poster of Batgirl hangs in the SFSC Library. BatgirlÂs alter ego, Barbara Gordon, was a librarian in the comics. BATMAN | 3A SMELL | 3AHIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN STAFFA Sebring man died early Friday morning after a crash in Pasco County, according to a Florida Highway Patrol report. Dillon Wade Anderson, 22, of Sebring, was driving a 2016 Nissan four-door at approximately 5:45 a.m. on Old Lakeland Highway, just south of Clinton Avenue when it collided with a 2016 Chrysler four-door driven by Maribel Vazquez Valle, 58, of Homosassa. After the two vehicles collided they came to a final rest on the roadway and became engulfed in flames, the report stated. Anderson died at the scene, while Valle was taken to Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center with serious injuries. Both were wearing seat belts and the FHP report states alcohol was not a factor in the accident, which remains under investigation and no further details were available.Sebring man dies in car crash HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN STAFFA Lake Placid youth was taken to John Hopkins All ChildrenÂs Hospital in St. Petersburg in critical condition after a two-car accident left two teenagers dead Saturday night at the intersection of SR-64 and Pope Road in Manatee County, a Florida Highway Patrol report stated. The report stated a 2012 Honda Accord, driven by Chase Coyner, 17, was traveling west on SR-64 in the left turn lane when it turned into the direct path of a 2007 Dodge Ram driven by Dallas Gross, 39, of Lake Placid, who was traveling east on SR64. The front end of the Dodge struck the right side of the Honda. Ayla Gross, 12, of Lake Placid was taken to the hospital with critical injuries, while Dallas Gross suffered only minor injuries and was not hospitalized. Matthew Powers, 15, the passenger in CoynerÂs vehicle, and Coyner both died as a result of their injuries. Both teenagers attended Lakewood Ranch High School in Bradenton.LP youth critically injured in crashBy MELISSA MAINSTAFF WRITERSEBRING Â„ Although CareSync closed in June 2018, the battle over CareSync records continues. Henry Kuhlman, of Bowling Green, had requested CareSync records to be made public and the legal battle over the records began. Kuhlman wanted accountability in regards to public funds and public records. However, the debate has raged over which records should be made public. Numerous investigations were made into CareSync and Hardee CountyÂs IDA board. In a report from the State of Florida Auditor General dated Nov. 10, 2015, it stated, ÂWe noted monitoring activity deficiencies and grand jury findings that indicated IDAÂs monitoring procedures needed Battle over CareSync records continuesRECORDS | 3A
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The 1953 Corvette had just two available options, a heater and an AM radio. 2. Only one 1983 model Corvette is known to exist and it resides in KentuckyÂs National Corvette Museum. 3. The 2014 Corvette was clocked going 53 miles-per-hour in reverse, two miles-per-hour off the all-time record. 4. The Corvette has been produced in three cities; Flint, Michigan; Bowling Green, Kentucky; and St. Louis, Missouri. 5. A 36-gallon gas tank was available as an option for 1963 through 1967 Corvettes. Source: https://www. gmpartscenter.net/blog/ corvette-fun-facts5 THINGS That Will Make YouSMARTER By MARC VALEROSTAFF WRITERAVON PARK Â„ The Highlands County SheriffÂs OfÂ“ ce is continuing its investigation into the theft of a semi-tractor owned by South Florida State College. The 2004 Kenworth semi-tractor was stolen on July 29 from the fenced-in parking lot at the Crews Center where the truck was locked and stored, according to SFSC Director of Institutional Communications Melissa Kuehnle. The truck was purchased new for $95,801 and it was used in the CollegeÂs CDL (commercial driverÂs license) training program. To date the truck has not been recovered, Kuehnle said. The Highlands County SheriffÂs OfÂ“ ce is conducting the investigation. The college is currently renting a replacement truck from Ryder to continue to provide CDL training without any disruption to the schedule of classes, she added. The Norma D. and Elton Crews Center is located at 200 U.S. 27 S., Avon Park.SFSC semi-truck stolen from Crews Center MARC VALERO/STAFFA semi-truck was stolen July 29 from the South Florida State College Crews Center at 200 U.S. 27 S., Avon Park. Special to Highlands News-SunHighlands County road projects for which the Florida Department of Transportation has issued a road advisory: Commercial Boulevard FDOT Pond: Maintenance contracts project: Crews are making repairs to drainage ditches and adding a drainage structure in this area. Work begins Monday, September 17 and continues through the end of September. Watch for trucks and equipment entering and leaving the roadway. US 98 at Garden Terrace in Spring Lake: Maintenance permit project: Crews are constructing a new treatment plant including a new driveway connection to US 98. Watch for workers close to the roadway with shoulder closures. Watch for trucks and equipment entering and leaving the roadway. US 98 from Spring Lake Boulevard to Buckhorn Road: Maintenance contracts project: Crews are working along the eastbound and westbound shoulders of the roadway. Work is expected to be complete by the end of September. Watch for trucks and equipment entering and leaving the roadway and there will be daily shoulder closures. US 27 from West Townsend Street to Batts Street and on SR 64 from US 27 to Self Avenue: Construction project: Crews are replacing existing roadway with concrete pavement on US 27 southbound from West Pleasant Street to Paulk Street, US 27 northbound from Dyal Street to West Hill Street, and on SR 64 from Self Avenue to US 27. The contractor is also milling and resurfacing the existing roadway on US 27 from West Townsend Street to Batts Street and on SR 64 from Collier Avenue to Self Avenue, installing curb and gutter, installing trafÂ“ c separators, sidewalks, trafÂ“ c signals, street lights, and signing and pavement markers. A single continuous lane closure on US 27 will be in place during intersection construction. Additional lane closures, single-lane Â” agging operations, and temporary lane shifts will occur during nighttime/ overnight hours on US 27 and SR 64. The contractor is Concrete Services, LLC. Estimated project completion date is spring 2020. Motorists should expect intermittent lane closures on US 27 during overnight hours from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. and intermittent single-lane Â” agging operations on SR 64 during the daytime. Use caution and watch for crews working in the roadway. All US 27 trafÂ“ c lanes have shifted eastward and reduced to two lanes in each direction. The entrances to Kersey Street and Prairie Street on southbound US 27 are closed to trafÂ“ c. The entrance to Locke Street on southbound US 27 will be closed to trafÂ“ c once Kersey Street and Prairie Street are opened. South Hart Avenue on eastbound SR 64 is closed to trafÂ“ c. Please follow detour signs and watch for workers in the construction zone. Crews will be working at the intersection of SR 64 and US 27 at the turn lane near the CVS beginning Friday, September 21. Please drive carefully and watch for workers in the construction zone. US 27 at E Interlake Boulevard/CR 621 and US 27 at Dal Hall Boulevard/ Tower Street: Construction project: This project is to construct high-emphasis crosswalks and crosswalk landings, install pedestrian signals, and associated drainage improvements. This week, crews will work on paving and lane striping. Drivers should anticipate lane closures; however, lane closures will be prohibited during peak hours from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Variable message signs will be in place to alert drivers that work is underway. Drivers should use caution while traveling in the work zone. Estimated completion is summer 2018, weather permitting. Ajax Paving Industries of Florida, LLC is the contractor. US 27 at Billy Martin Road: Maintenance contracts project: Crews are working along the roadway. Expect intermittent lane closures and closures on the shoulders of the roadway on Billy Martin Road through the end of September. Watch for trucks and equipment entering and leaving the roadway. US 27 at Thunderbird Road: Maintenance contracts project: Crews are desilting and videoing pipes at this intersection. Expect daytime intermittent lane closures and closures along the shoulder of the roadway through the end of September. Watch for trucks and equipment entering and leaving the roadway. US 17 (Lakeview Drive) between Mellow Lane and Kenilworth Boulevard: Maintenance permit project: Watch for southbound lane closures with trafÂ“ c using the center turn lane as crews rebuild overhead power lines, remove old power poles and re-build/ set new poles. Watch for trucks entering and exiting the site. Use caution and watch for crews working close to the roadway. US 17 (Lakeview Drive) between Kenilworth Boulevard and S. Pine Street: Maintenance permit project: Beginning the second week of September, watch for southbound, right hand lane closures as crews rebuild overhead power lines, remove old power poles and re-build/ set new poles. Watch for trucks entering and exiting the site. Use caution and watch for crews working close to the roadway. SR 70 from US 27 to CR 721: Maintenance project: Crews will perform weed control and tree trimming along the guardrail in this area. Motorists should use caution and expect intermittent lane closures eastbound and westbound from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday. SR 17 from east of Woodlawn Drive to Pasadena Avenue and on Claudia Avenue: Construction project: Crews will improve drainage along SR 17 and Claudia Avenue. Additional improvements include resurfacing the roadway, installing guardrail and pavement markings, and installing curb and gutter. Lane closures on Claudia Avenue will be during nighttime/overnight hours and a detour will be in place. Please follow posted detour signs and watch for workers in the construction zone. Estimated project completion is the end of year 2018. The contractor is Watson Civil Construction, Inc. Motorists should expect intermittent single-lane Â” agging operations on US 17 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through Wednesday, December 5. Use caution and watch for crews working in the roadway. SR 17 from Sebring Parkway to Delaney Road: Maintenance contract project: Crews will be repairing pavement marking issues in this area. Crews will be closing lanes nightly through the end of September. Watch for Â” aggers and construction equipment entering and leaving the roadway.County road work advisories issued POLICE BLOTTER The following people were arrested on felony charges and booked into the Highlands County jail on Sept. 7: Daniel Jacob Beckwith, 23, Forest, Virginia, on two charges of criminal mischief, two charges of larceny and two charges of burglary. Quincy Vanner Franklin, 38, Alexandria, Louisiana, on charges of drug equipment possession, loitering, cocaine possession, possession of burglary tools and burglary. Jimmy Ray Jackson, 36, Avon Park, on charges of driving on suspended license, drug equipment possession, marijuana possession, four charges of possession of burglary tools, six charges of burglary, grand theft auto, four charges of larceny and two charges of criminal mischief. Dennis Morel Jr., 38, Avon Park, on charges of drug equipment possession, marijuana possession and using two-way communications device to facilitate a felony. Joseph Daniel Serrano, 22, Bradenton, charged with probation violation. Rebecca Anne Townsend, 44, Sebring, on charges of larceny and fraud. Leslie Lynn Williams, 51, Avon Park, on charges of larceny, scheme to defraud and criminal use of personal identiÂ“ cation. The following people were arrested on felony charges and booked into the Highlands County jail on Sept. 8: Zachary Mathew Garcia, 25, Avon Park, charged with driving on suspended license. 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www.highlandsnewssun.com September 17, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | A3of Batman and his Batmobile. Sure, it was Sebring resident Bill Dunsford and his Polaris Slingshot, but that didnÂt make it any less cool or fascinating for those in attendance. Dunsford and his wife made the decision to drive up from Spring Lake after members of their church told them about the event. ÂI was a fan back when I was younger,ÂŽ said the 83-year-old Dunsford. The ÂBatmobileÂŽ drew a crowd and Dunsford, complete with Batman cowl, took photos with anyone interested. He even allowed Miller to sit in the driverÂs seat. While the rest of the country is arguing about politics or guns, trying to one up each other in rap songs or Â“ ghting over whether or not Henry Cavill will still be playing Superman; those attending Batman Day at SFSC were only interested in one thing, bonding over their mutual love of a Â“ ctional character. It didnÂt matter to any of them where they came from, what they looked like or what religion they were. All that mattered was having fun.BATMANFROM PAGE 1AÂBut, since we are so close to it we can smell the dampness from the other side,ÂŽ Farkas said. ÂWe are a new business in this town so it is not like we want to get up and move everything we put our hard work into because of black mold from the building the city owns.ÂŽ They signed a lease in February for the location and after renovation work in February and March, opened in April, she said. ÂWe really didnÂt notice it then, but then again we were around chemicals and paint and all that other stuff, so you really wouldnÂt smell dampness in the middle of spring.ÂŽ Nothing is happening to the building so it still is going to be a continuous problem until it gets Â“ xed, Farkas said. Mayor Garrett Anderson said City Manager June Fisher informed him last week that the mold issue was to be mitigated by Excavation Point, as soon as possible. They have already inspected the damage and have provided the city with an estimate for mold removal, he said.SMELLFROM PAGE 1A ROBERT MILLER/STAFFSFSC Librarian Claire A. Miller stands beside Bill DunsfordÂs ÂBatmobileÂŽ on Friday. The college celebrated Batman Day with a game, puzzles and a coloring station. enhancement.ÂŽ Hardee CountyÂs Industrial Development Authority hired Highlands County Attorney Bert Harris III for their case. Harris said in an email, ÂThe case involves an exemption to public records, and particularly a private companyÂs statutory right to protect trade secrets. The companyÂs trade secrets were ruled not public records.ÂŽ The case was originally heard in Hardee County, since HardeeÂs IDA and a former branch of Caresync were located in that county. However, Kuhlman did not agree that Judge Marcus Ezelle should preside over the case and requested that Judge Ezelle be recused from the case. Harris said, ÂThe Circuit Judge in Hardee County (Judge Ezelle Â„ the only Hardee County Circuit judge) was recused well after the final judgment was rendered and the case was appealed. The Chief Judge of the Circuit appointed Circuit Judge Larry Helms to complete the case. ÂWhile Judge Helms sits in Highlands County, it remains a Hardee County case,ÂŽ Harris said. ÂI expect that any trial in the matter would be conducted in Hardee County.ÂŽ When Circuit Judge Helms met with all parties on Sept. 5, he told the attendees that he didnÂt have the ability to pull up information on the Hardee County Clerk of the Court website. Judge Helms asked, ÂWhere are we? Where does the litigation stand?ÂŽ When the case was originally before Judge Ezelle, Kuhlman initially did not have counsel. Attorney Lenore Brakefield told Judge Helms that she agreed with most of HarrisÂs statements, but she was not a part of the case at that time. ÂJudge Ezelle told my client to hire an attorney and file a response,ÂŽ she said. Judge Helms said since the case had gotten as far as briefs, the most reasonable way to go forward is to review what has been furnished. ÂIf I feel I need further briefing or more information, IÂll let the attorneys know,ÂŽ Judge Helms said. Judge Helms asked if all parties were in agreement regarding the information he had. Brakefield had not seen some of the information presented to Judge Helms, so Helms told the attorney to give her a copy. Helms told Brakefiled, ÂTake your time to go through the documents.ÂŽ Judge Helms encouraged the attorneys to provide him with any additional information they felt he needed and to provide the information to opposing counsel. Public records that are held by CareSync are the basis for the case. 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A4 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | September 17, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com By INGRID UTECHCORRESPONDENTSEBRING Â„ Would it surprise you to learn that the Â“rst all-electric cars in the United States were manufactured right here in Sebring? ThatÂs right. A company called SebringVanguard began production in 1973 in a plant located at the Sebring Air Terminal. President and founder Robert Beaumont started the company because of his concern for air pollution caused by tailpipe emissions and his concern over the high price of gas and long lines at the pump, caused by the OPEC Oil Embargo of 1973. As a former Chrysler/ Plymouth car dealer, Beaumont was inspired by contemporary golf cart designs. Working with designer Jim Muir in the early 1970s, Beaumont developed a prototype called the Vanguard Coupe which was modeled after a golf cart manufactured by a Georgia company called Club Car. In the next several months, Beaumont made numerous mechanical and stylistic improvements. In 1973, an investor provided manufacturing space at the Sebring Air Terminal, where the CitiCar was born. The Â“rst CitiCar model, the SV-36, had a 2.5 HP motor and six six-volt batteries. It was a wedgeshaped enclosed golf cart with plastic panels on an aluminum roll cage that went around 26 mph and got 30 to 40 miles between charges. Drivers, who had just been through many days of long gas lines at the pump, were excited about the concept of an electric vehicle but not the car itself. ÂTwenty-six mph was too slow. People got tired of looking in their rearview mirrors,ÂŽ Beaumont explained in an interview with newspaper reporter Chris Landers in 2008. So the company started making the new SV-48 model, and added two more 6-volt batteries, which made the top speed 38 mph. Then, the cars started to sell. By early 1974, the company was manufacturing as many as 10 CitiCars a day, with two individuals on the road setting up dealerships. The company had a truck that could carry 16 of the little cars to car dealers. Base price was $2,390. Options like a radio, heater, ashtray, daylight rearview mirror, radial tires, side moldings, and an extension cord increased the price to $2,888. The cars were designed to be commuter cars for in-city, non-highway driving only. They were not intended to replace gas-fueled vehicles which were still required for longer trips. Things were going well until October 1975, when Consumer Reports published an article highly critical of the CitiCar. The article included comments like the following: ÂWe found major safety and operating problemsÂƒ.The CitiCar was the noisiest vehicle we have tested this yearÂƒ. Foolhardy to driveÂƒon any public roadÂƒacceleration was slowÂƒsteering very quick and unpredictableÂƒbraking tests went no betterÂƒfelt as if it had no springs at all.ÂŽ ÂThey called our car everything but a suicide car,ÂŽ Beaumont is quoted as telling Landers. ÂUnsafe this, that, and the other, because they were comparing our 1,100 lb. car to the big cars.ÂƒThat article basically pulled the plug on us.ÂŽ To address the problems cited by Consumer Reports, Beaumont made 29 improvements or modiÂ“cations to the CitiCarÂs design. The revised electric car, called the Transitional CitiCar, had an improved drive train and a 6 HP motor. The car had a top speed of 45 mph, a normal cruise speed of 38 mph, and a driving range of 50 to 60 miles. The car could be fully charged from a 110 volt socket in about 8 hours. The car went into production in April 1976 and by July of that year 360 cars had been sold. But the company was struggling. An audit showed the Â“rmÂs continuing losses exceeded $2 million, and in August, the company was forced to close. By the time of its demise, enough CitiCars had been manufactured to make SebringVanguard the #6 U.S. auto manufacturer. It ranked behind GM, Ford, Chrysler, AMC, and Checker Motors Corporation and ahead of Excalibar and Avanti Motors. From the start of production in 1973 to the date that production stopped on August 6, 1976, the company produced and sold 2,153 electric cars. A total of 96 of those cars went to overseas markets. Also produced were eight cars of a larger model called the CitiVan which was to have been targeted at commercial users. The assets of SebringVanguard were sold at auction. Frank Flowers, owner of a company called Commuter Vehicles, Inc., purchased the Citi-Car design. The company redesigned the vehicle and introduced it as the Comuta-Car in 1979. The company also introduced the Postal Comuta-Van, which was built initially under a government contract with the US Postal Service. The company sold approximately 2,140 ComutaCars and Comuta-Vans between 1979 and 1982. By that time, gas was once again cheap and readily available, and the interest in electric vehicles had waned. It wouldnÂt be until the 1990s that emission regulations would once gain push automakers to revisit electric vehicles. After the Citi-Car was discontinued, Beaumont moved to Maryland to run a used-car dealership and lobby Congress to promote electric vehicles. In the 1990s, he moved back to Florida to develop the Tropica, a battery operated sports car, which was far more elaborate and expensive than the CitiCar. For various reasons, it did not succeed; fewer than 25 were ever built. Beaumont died in 2011. In his October 28 New York Times obituary, his daughter Dina is quoted as saying: ÂRecently, we realized how many of these CitiCars are still on the road today. TheyÂre still running, and weÂve never heard of a fatality or any serious accident.ÂŽ Owners of Citi-Cars, Comuta-Cars, and Comuta-Vans formed a C-Car Club in 2009. Members meet once a year at different locations to share their love for the cars. Beaumont attended the Â“rst event which was held in Columbia, Maryland. In 2006, James and Lola Adams donated a 1980 Comuta-Car to the Sebring Historical Society. Society Board member and C-Car Club member Howie Kubsch bought the car in 2012. He loaned it to the historical society in December 2017, so that it could be displayed in the annual Christmas parade. A comprehensive and entertaining history of the Sebring-Vanguard CitiCar can be found in Barbara TaylorÂs book The Lost Cord, published in 1995. Beaumont wrote a review of the book which appears on the back cover. He called it Âa dynamic piece of workÂƒ. and a riveting story,,,,anecdotal and wittyÂƒ.[it] far transcends previous efforts in its depth and readability.ÂŽFirst all-electric vehicles were miniature commuter cars produced in Sebring COURTESY PHOTOSSV-48 model CitiCars are seen here hot o the assembly line and ready to be sold. CitiCar President Bob Beaumont and daughter Dina take a ride in a fanÂs CitiCar and give the car a thumbs up. This 1980 Comuta-Car was donated to the Sebring Historical Society in 2006 and was bought by SHS Board member and C-Car Club member Howie Kubsch in 2012. By MARC VALEROSTAFF WRITERSEBRING Â„ The Â“nal school budget and tax rate for 2018-19 were set with the approval Tuesday at a public hearing by the School Board of Highlands County. The total tentative millage of 6.322 is down .222 mills (3.36 percent) from the 2017-18 millage of 6.542. The grand total of the 2018-19 budget is $156,351,405 with a general fund of $98,289,831 million. The grand total of the 2017-18 budget was $149,074,866 with a general fund of $95,114,548. Assistant Superintendent of Business Operations Mike Averyt said the 2018-19 budget shows an increase primarily from an additional $3 million in the general fund and an increase in revenue from the half-cent school sales tax. The district received about $3 million in new revenue from the Florida Education Finance Program, which was very helpful, he said. With the half-cent sales tax, the district was estimating the amount of revenue it would be receiving and when they started collecting it, it was $1 million more than they estimated, Averyt said. ÂThat is why I have upped the [half-cent] revenue for this year. The 2017-18 budget showed $4.2 million from the half-cent sales tax, while the 2018-19 shows the half-cent revenue at $5.2 million. The budget is balanced with a fund balance ratio of 3.79 as of June 30, Averyt said. ÂWe are projected to go over 4 by the end of next year so we have solved that problem and we are moving forward.ÂŽ The 2018-19 personnel allocation changes in the budget shows a net decrease of 10 school level instructional positions including the following decreases: 8.5 classroom teachers, 4.5 ESE support facilitation positions, .5 ESE and 3 resource teachers. The addition of 6.5 Title One teachers resulted in the net decrease of 10 teachers. The budget shows a decrease of nine school level support positions and a total net decrease of 16.5 positions.School Board approves budget MARC VALERO/STAFFThe School Board of Highlands County approved its 2018-19 budget and tax rate at a public hearing on Tuesday.COMMUNITY CALENDAR MONDAYAmerican Legion Post 25 in Lake Placid Â„ Cafe 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Chips ahoy 2 p.m. Call 863-465-0975. American Legion Post 69 in Avon Park Â„ Ship, captain crew 5-7 p.m. Call 863-453-4553. American Legion post 74 in Sebring Â„ Call 863-471-1448. AMVETS Post 21 in Sebring Â„ Dart league 7:30 p.m. Call 863-385-0234. VFW Post 4300 in Sebring Â„ Call 863-385-8902. VFW Post 3880 in Lake Placid Â„ $1.25 drafts all day. Ship, captain crew 4:30 p.m. Call 863-699-5444. VFW Post 9853 in Avon Park Â„ Call 863-452-9853. Elks Lodge 2661 in Lake Placid Â„ Food available at the bar. Euchre 1 p.m. Darts 7 p.m. Queen of hearts. Call 863-465-2661. 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www.highlandsnewssun.com September 17, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | A5 VIEWPOINTS HIGHLANDSNEWS-SUN YOUR HOMETOWN NEWSPAPER SINCE 1919Tim Smolarick Publisher firstname.lastname@example.org Romona Washington Executive Editor email@example.com Cliff Yeazel Advertising Director firstname.lastname@example.org Rob Kearley Circulation Director email@example.com Donna Scherlacher Multi-Media/Production Director firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Â… 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 email@example.com. GOP gubernatorial nominee Ron DeSantis and his Democratic opponent, Andrew Gillum, both cite water and environment as top issues. U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and his challenger, Gov. Rick Scott, both claim credit for Everglades restoration and cleanup efforts in the Indian River Lagoon. But which candidates really have a track record to back their talk? And where are the details of their plans to secure FloridaÂs water supply and protect the lakes, rivers and springs that form such an integral part of our quality of life? ... The urgency of these issues extends beyond the top of the ballot to legislative and even local races, and transcends partisanship. The stateÂs water supply is crucial to our future. The threat is immediate, as seen in the headline-grabbing algae blooms and the devastating red tide thatÂs killing sea life along the Gulf coast. But itÂs also long-term. One of the biggest hazards is the stress being placed on the Floridan aquifer, the vast network of underground caves that hold the stateÂs freshwater drinking supply. Sea level rise, pollution and overconsumption are all taking their toll, putting access to relatively inexpensive water in jeopardy. This, in turn, puts FloridaÂs future Â„ which is heavily reliant on growth Â„ at risk. Over the past 20 years, there have been plenty of task forces and reports outlining the magnitude of the problem. WhatÂs been missing is action commensurate with the threat. And while some of the needed changes are behavioral Â„ for example, convincing Floridians they donÂt need heavy applications of fertilizer to maintain green lawns Â„ others will be expensive. One of the major threats to the underground water supply: Failing septic systems that could number in the hundreds of thousands, leaching pollutants like nitrogen into the water supply. The effects can be seen in FloridaÂs freshwater springs. Recently, plans to protect and restore major springs ... were put on hold after being criticized as woefully inadequate and riddled with errors. But even in their current state, these plans carry a collective price tag in the hundreds of millions of dollars. The springs are harbingers of the aquiferÂs health. As they falter, officials across the state will face the prospect of municipal well fields succumbing to contamination and salt-water intrusion. The other big challenge: Sea level rise. People can argue about the cause, but the impacts are already manifesting. ... A 2014 study estimates that the state might need more than $1 trillion in projects by 2100 to cope with rising seas. ItÂs a daunting prospect Â„ especially when combined with other major challenges facing Florida, including education, health care and public safety. But Florida voters canÂt afford to let candidates dodge water issues with platitudes. ... An editorial from the Ocala Star Banner.Water worriesLook forward; no need to look backTrump has made many claims about the economy. I have an IRA and it has been doing great since Trump took ofÂ“ce. That same IRA has been doing great since 2010. Trump gets credit for the economy the past couple years, but not anything before then. That would be like Larry Bird claiming credit for all the titles the Boston Celtics had won before he arrived. As you may have guessed this may be in response to Trump fans who canÂt look forward and must always go backwards and go after past presidents.David Molloy SebringVote No for NelsonLike the ancient biblical plague of locusts, Senator Nelson emerges from hibernation every six years or so (election time) to tell we Floridians of all the wonderful things heÂs done to make our lives better. Really? What so, pray tell? The senator has trod the Halls of Congress for over 40 years. Yet there seems to be no evidence of any enacted legislation bearing his name. In four decades he has left little visible or meaningful trace of achievement in Congress to the interest of Floridians. He does however provide a reliable and consistent vote in the Democrat column. He canoodles with Minority Leader Schumer in assuming his liberal marching orders to the delight of Nancy Pelosi, Maxine Waters and the rest of the progressive cabal. But itÂs what all good Democrats do. His marching orders included casting his deciding vote to pass Obamacare. He voted No to the tax cut, No to Justice Gorsuch and will surely vote No to nominated Judge Kavanaugh. He champions open borders, no wall, sanctuary cities, amnesty for illegals. He undoubtedly relishes the sight of illegals as potential Democrat voters as they demonstrate in the streets waving their Â”ags agitating for amnesty and a seat on Uncle SamsÂ gravy train. He favors funding abortion on demand at taxpayer expense and would certainly conÂ“scate your guns consistent with Democrat mantra if he could get them. He says he Âis not too far left nor is he too far rightÂŽ and he is ÂWashingtonÂs most independent senator.ÂŽ Are you kidding me? Senator Nelson is no centrist. He votes the party line 90 percent of the time. Governor Scott has done a commendable job for the past eight years. FloridaÂs continuing sensible conservative environment and taxes are why many ÂBlue StatersÂŽ choose to live here. Governor Scott deserves and will get my support. Time for Senator Nelson to stay home and enjoy his government provided Platinum Retirement Plan and Health Care Program that our politicians bestowed on themselves. Many of the rest of us get to deal with Obamacare thanks to the senator.J. Richard Lensis Avon ParkThe circus of Kavanaugh hearingsFathom the hypocrisy of a political party drumming up a Â“ctional, anonymous woman who said she knew something bad about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh that supposedly happened 37 years ago, when he was a minor child. Instead of reporting this ÂegregiousÂŽ act to the police at the time, in 1981, the accuser wrote a letter to the Democrat party in 2018, just in time for the hearings. How convenient. The party minions then sent a copy of that letter to CaliforniaÂs Democrat Senator Dianne Feinstein, who is now insisting that Kavanaugh is not Â“t to serve on the Supreme Court, despite the fact that 65 other women who have known the man over the last 40 years have come forth and publicly stated that, in their experience, he has Âalways treated women with decency and respect.ÂŽ Truly, the Democrats have sunk to new lows (even for them) as they pull the Kavanaugh hearings to new depths of depravity. The president isnÂt draining the swamp nearly fast enough.Ron Carmony SebringYOUR VIEW I joke with friends and family that one day I hope to retire. I use the term ÂjokeÂŽ because I really hope that is all it is. I really do want to be able to retire some day, on my own terms. In order to do that the way I want, IÂd like to be able to travel some day. Some of those places IÂd like to visit are Wyoming, Arizona, Maine, Canada and Alaska, states that IÂve never visited. IÂm not so anxious to go overseas. I realize that to do that, I will have to have enough money to be able to travel and yet maintain a permanent home. I fantasize about being one of those people who can sell everything and buy a motorhome to live in full time, but IÂm also a realistic thinking person. IÂm sure IÂm not alone in my dreams. What saddens me is to read stories about our mature people who have worked all of their lives and yet in their golden years, maybe after enjoying a few years of retirement, are Â“nding it necessary to go back to work. One such story in People magazine told the story of an 87-year-old retired Â“nancial planner who is planning to come out of retirement to drive a truck cross country in order to be able to pay the mounting medical bills incurred by his ailing wife. His wife, also 87, has trouble walking, has been diagnosed with asthma and has had breast cancer. They have already sold off most of their possessions, as well as their home. They now live in an apartment. According to the Washington Post, more and more of the nationÂs seniors are coming out of retirement. The newspaper states about 225,000 people 85 and older were listed in the workforce over the past 12 months. Some are going back to work in the manual labor Â“elds of farming and ranching, while some are sitting at desks to do the work of bookkeepers and accountants. Some, like this Ohio man, are taking advantage of a national shortage of truck drivers. The magazine quoted a study by Social Science Research Network that said seniors 65 and over who Â“led for bankruptcy rose almost 204 percent from 1991 to 2016. The reason: high health care costs, coupled with reduced incomes and a decline in pensions, have contributed to this trend. AmericaÂs Annuity explains that some seniors are trying to live by the 4 percent rule, where they should only have to draw 4 percent from their savings to live during their senior years. However, that 4 percent rule doesnÂt work real well for most. Two things that the organization strongly suggests to remember as you plan your retirement is how inÂ”ation over time will affect a retireeÂs buying power. Withdrawing more to maintain a certain lifestyle will eventually cause you to run out of money sooner. Also, long-term care is likely to affect at least one of the retired parties in a couple. I have had conversations with friends about Â“nances in the past, and my cousin recently gave me one of Dave RamseyÂs books. As soon as I get it back from my daughter, I plan on reading it and putting his suggestions to good practice. I want to do what is necessary to prepare myself for that retirement date, whenever it may be. Someday I do plan to travel. Someday I would like to Â“nally write a book. Someday I would like to wake up, drink my iced coffee and Â“gure out what kind of fun IÂm going to have that day. I donÂt want to have to worry about the things that some of our seniors are facing today. If it can happen to a Â“nancial advisor, like the gentleman in Ohio, I canÂt ignore the fact that it can happen to me too. Romona Washington is executive editor of the Highlands News-Sun. Contact her via e-mail at romona.washington@ highlandsnewssun.comLooking to retire ... somedayAT RANDOMRomona Washington
A6 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | September 17, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com CROSSWORD PUZZLES Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Lewis FOR RELEASE SEPTEMBER 17, 2018 ACROSS 1 Potato chips source 5 __ bean 9 RickÂ’s Â“CasablancaÂ” love 13 Â“Aww!Â” 14 Spring bloom 15 Les __-Unis 16 Neighbor of Yemen 17 Large-scale departure 19 Island setting for MelvilleÂ’s Â“OmooÂ” 21 Court order to testify 22 Mindless memorization 24 Farm sound 25 Blue expanse, on a clear day 26 Cost of a car, in most family budgets 31 1860s White House nickname 32 Thought 33 Traffic light color 37 GardenerÂ’s bane 39 Quick taste 41 Produced 42 American flag feature 45 At hand 48 Buddhist school 49 Edmund HillaryÂ’s conquest 52 Fermented quaff 55 SluggerÂ’s stat 56 Get up 57 Removing from the text 60 1971 New York prison riot site 64 Region including Egypt, Israel, etc. 66 Â“__ be fineÂ”: Â“No probÂ” 67 Sad verse 68 Spell-checker discovery 69 Not virtual 70 __ a one 71 The Â“YÂ” in Â“YTDÂ” 72 TV award, and a homophonic hint to the four longest puzzle answers DOWN 1 Loch Ness local 2 Adidas rival 3 Home of the NBAÂ’s Jazz 4 Robert of Â“Dirty GrandpaÂ” 5 Restricted in number, as an edition 6 Nest egg acronym 7 HitÂ’s opposite 8 Take for granted 9 Â“Was __ hard on you?Â” 10 Stows cargo 11 Caused some nose-pinching 12 Evaluate, as metal 15 Bring to light 18 Traditional black piano key wood 20 Singer Amos 23 Old flames 26 Big mouths 27 Help rob the bank 28 Taunt from the bleachers 29 Emulate Degas 30 Â“SlipperyÂ” tree 34 Do nothing 35 Wordsworth works 36 Attended, with Â“toÂ” 38 Reduce in brightness 40 __ pressure 43 Rotund 44 Jazzman Blake 46 Pilot 47 Take ten 50 Distance between bases, in feet 51 Go to bed 52 Commercial writers 53 Bizet opera priestess 54 Tribal leader 58 Avant-garde 59 MotownÂ’s Marvin 61 Receipt detail 62 Linguine seafood sauce morsel 63 One on your side 65 Daycation destination 2018 Tribune Content Agency, LLCBy Craig Stowe9/17/18SaturdayÂ’s Puzzle Solved9/17/18By PHIL ATTINGERSTAFF WRITERSEBRING Â„ For 40 days, Stephanie McGathey of Bugs Bee-Ware/Curb ÂN Scape and her solar panel contractor argued with Duke Energy about the size of her transformer. Duke ofÂ“cials told her she would need to pay $3,000 to upgrade her transformer to handle her 20 kilowatt photovoltaic system. That was until 10 days ago when a Duke Energy engineer, Andrew Paul Lilly, asked a crew to inspect the site and they learned she already had a 25 kW transformer, not the 10 kW transformer Duke originally thought. When she got a call from Lilly on Sept. 7, he told her she could get a bi-directional meter installed and start using her system, McGathey said. The bi-directional meter allows power to Â”ow into the site from the grid and from the solar array into the grid when not in use. She said the only bad news he had was it might take until Tuesday, Sept. 11. It actually took until 2 p.m. that same day, Sept. 7. ÂIÂm thrilled,ÂŽ McGathey said. ÂDuke Energy (truck) rolls in with a meter Friday and got it done.ÂŽ She said the technician actually built the meter on his truck. By 6:30 p.m. that evening, she had a bi-directional meter and could switch power to her solar array. ÂThey deÂ“nitely over-delivered,ÂŽ McGathey said. Ana Gibbs, senior communications consultant with Duke Energy Corporate Communications, said Duke Energy was happy to resolve the situation. ÂDuke Energy is focused on customer satisfaction,ÂŽ Gibbs said via email. ÂWe are pleased the situation has been resolved as the customer requested.ÂŽ Gibbs went on to say Duke Energy is a strong supporter of solar energy and looks forward to working with all our future solar customers. However, McGathey and Cindy Desvoignes, operations manager for Innovative Solar Inc. Â„ McGatheyÂs solar panel contractor Â„ believe the quick resolution might have had something to do with a story published Wednesday, Sept. 5 in the Highlands News-Sun, two days prior to getting a meter. In it, McGathey told of the 40-day saga, and emails telling her to upgrade the transformer. The emails, ironically enough, were from Lilly. In a message sent July 31, he said a customerÂs photovoltaic system cannot produce more than 90 percent of a transformerÂs capacity, which for her site was 10 kW, allowing her to only use 9 kW. An email on Aug. 8 gave a rough cost estimate on a 25 kW transformer of $3,000. Included with the cost estimate was a statement that Duke based this on a site visit which showed a 10 kW transformer. After Lilly ordered a site visit Â„ presumably the ÂsecondÂŽ visit Â„ he found the transformer was actually 25 kW. ÂI believe it was cause and effect,ÂŽ McGathey said. Â(Until then) I couldnÂt get them to come out until I agreed to pay money.ÂŽ She said she didnÂt think her small business would have been a priority without the story. Desvoignes found it ironic that Lilly was the one who both said via email McGathey needed a bigger transformer, then ordered a site visit that conÂ“rmed she didnÂt need one. ÂWe have an email that states the opposite,ÂŽ Desvoignes said: That someone allegedly had already done a site visit. She said Lilly may not have been aware of whether or not the Â“rst site visit was done. Desvoignes said another solar array owner in Lake Wales, also delayed by paperwork for 30 days, got his meter on Friday, Sept. 7. ÂWe made his Â“rst payment,ÂŽ Desvoignes said of his loan. Desvoignes has other cases in Pinellas County and in Dundee in Polk County where she hasnÂt received acknowledgement of emailed applications, sent several days ago. When asked about these matters, Gibbs said via email there are approximately 650 solar projects in Florida currently waiting for connection to the grid. Duke Energy FloridaÂs portion is 350 residential and business customers per month, Gibbs said. The number of customers who connected their private solar to the grid has gone up 670 percent in the last Â“ve years, Gibbs said, and the Duke Energy Florida Renewable Energy Service Center exists to make it easier for customers to do that. ÂWe look forward to installing new systems as safely and quickly as possible, Gibbs said via email, Âand welcome feedback on ways to improve our process.ÂŽ Desvoignes said she works at being a Âsqueaky wheel,ÂŽ and managed to get the Renewable Energy Service Center to update their application form posted online. The form still has Â”aws, Desvoignes said. Much of the required information, which gets applications rejected if not included, doesnÂt have a space on the form to tell applicants to include it. For example, the form doesnÂt ask for the number of panels in the array or the wattage per panel. ÂBut it gets rejected if I donÂt put that number over there,ÂŽ Desvoignes said. The same is true for the size of the inverter, she said: Required, but not requested. Desvoignes also said the form also does not include a caveat warning that staff at the center, as she states, may wait a week before opening or acknowledging the email, or that the time to give their reply doesnÂt start until they open the email. ThatÂs why she sends applications early in the morning, to give Renewable Energy Center staff extra time to see the email and answer it. If she has to send it after noon, Desvoignes said, she will count that day off. Gibbs said the Florida Public Service Commission adopted rules for net metering and interconnection for renewable-energy systems. For a solar project the size of McGatheyÂs, utilities have 10 business days to do a technical review, 10 business days to do a Â“eld inspection and 10 business days to change out the meter. Smaller solar projects can be hooked up as fast as 10 business days, she said. However, customers may have to submit additional information, and customer submittals donÂt have deadlines. Desvoignes said sheÂs had to learn these things by trial and error with Duke Energy, not by having the power companyÂs rules clearly spelled out in applications or online, and sheÂs heard from other people trying to get solar power having the same struggles. ÂFeedback had been crazy,ÂŽ McGathey said. ÂPeople have called Innovative Solar with their frustrations. People have called our business. They thought it was a heck of a thing we did, going solar.ÂŽ People who know her personally have praised her for standing up for herself rather than just buying the transformer. It wasnÂt about being a Âsolar champion,ÂŽ McGathey said. She really just wanted to reduce her carbon footprint, and get rid of her power bill. Desvoignes said she priced McGatheyÂs solar array so she could have it paid off in 10 years. If sheÂd paid for the transformer, it would have been 13.5 years. After she pays off her loan, thought, she will essentially have power for free.Solar panels a goDuke examines transformer, finds itÂs already big enough COURTESY PHOTO/STEPHANIE MCGATHEYSolar panels capture Florida sun atop a pole barn at Bugs Bee-Ware/Curb ÂN Scape in Sebring.
www.highlandsnewssun.com September 17, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | A7 L OCAL S PORTS HIG H LANDS NEWSSUN SPORTS STAFF The 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 certied profes sional Horace Watkis. The four-week programs are for youngsters ages 4-18. Tiny tots, ages 4-6, are Tuesdays from 3:15 to 4 p.m. and the cost is $37. Future champs, ages 6-12, are offered Mondays through Fridays from 4 to 5 p.m. and the cost is $45. Pre-tournament acade my is Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 and the cost is $60. High school team level is Thursdays from 4 to 5:30 and the cost is $60. For more information, contact Watkis at 863-4142164 or 863-386-4282 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 infor mation, call Jim or Colleen Polatty at 863-386-4927. Sign Up For Skyway 10K Registration for the second annual Skyway 10K opened on Sep. 13 at 1 p.m. The event is expect ed to sell-out quickly. The top changes for the Second Annual Skyway 10K are: Increased num ber of waves to reduce the congestion on the bridge. New awards for King and Queen of the Hill a timed race up the incline of the bridge. Improved coordination with the City of St. Pete Police and Tampa Bay Sign up for after school tennis Fun activities to enjoy in the Heartland FILE PHOTO Kate Melendi hits a lob shot during a tennis camp at the Thakkar Tennis Center at the Country Club of Sebring. After school classes are available. SPECIAL TO HIG H LANDS NEWSSUN SONOMA, Calif. Going into Saturdays rst race of a Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama doubleheader weekend at Sonoma Raceway, Canadian driver Zacharie Robichon hadnt run more than 10 con secutive laps around the challenging, 2.385-mile road course. As a result, he admitted to taking a conservative approach in the race, which he started from the pole position for the fth consecutive time in the No. 19 Moorespeed Porsche 911 GT3 Cup machine. That worked out just ne for the newly crowned Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama champion, as he managed to keep the eld in his mirrors through the early stages and pulled away slightly over the second half of the race to win for the fth consecutive time. He beat Anthony Imperato in the No. 91 Wright Motorsports Porsche by 4.601 sec onds to win in the lead Platinum Cup class for Porsche 911 GT3 Cup machines built in 2017 and 2018. Since joining Moorespeed as a midsea son replacement for the sidelined Will Hardeman last month at Road America, Robichon has not been beaten. Today was a tough one, Robichon said. Going in, we knew that tire degradation here was quite aggressive, so right Robichon continues winning ways Wins 5th straight Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge IMSA PHOTO Zacharie Robichon won Saturdays Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama at Sonoma Raceway in California. SPECIAL TO HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN Looking at the IMSA WeatherTech championship standings in all three classes, theres essentially a head-to-head battle between two teams in each one. Granted, theres always a chance somebody else still in mathematical contention could sneak in and take the title, but most likely, its going to come down to the top two in each class. In the Prototype class, thats the No. 31 Whelen Engineering Cadillac DPi-V.R and co-drivers Eric Curran and Felipe Nasr versus the No. 54 CORE autosport ORECA LMP2 machine shared by Colin Braun and Jon Bennett. The No. 31 team leads the standings by just four points, 254-250, but the No. 54 team is the one with momentum going to Motul Petit Le Mans. Braun and Bennett have been on a second-half tear, with four consecu tive top-two results including backto-back victories at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park and Road America. Both teams have ve podium nish es on the year, and itll likely take a sixth to claim the 2018 title. In the GT Le Mans class, Corvette Racing co-drivers Jan Magnussen and Antonio Garcia have the most breathing room among champion ship leaders, with a nine-point ad vantage over Richard Westbrook and Ryan Briscoe with Ford Chip Ganassi Racing. Magnussen and Garcia have put themselves in position for a second consecutive GTLM title with seven consecutive podium results and eight overall on the season in the No. 3 Corvette C7.R. What they dont have so far is a victory this year, whereas Westbrook and Briscoe have three in the No. 67 Ford GT, but four results of sixth or lower in the past six races has cost them dearly. Theyre still in it, without question, but they need another strong result at Motul Petit Le Mans as well as some bad luck for the No. 3 team. The battle for the GT Daytona (GTD) title is now the closest its been since July, when No. 48 Paul Miller Racing Lamborghini co-driv ers Bryan Sellers and Madison Snow held a three-point lead over No. 86 Meyer Shank Racing Acura driver Katherine Legge after the race at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. Points races heat up in IMSA By RUTH ANNE LAWSON STAFF WRITER AVON PARK With lightning in the distance and thunder rumbling, the Avon Park and Lake Placid junior var sity hit the field at Joe Franza Stadium on Thursday night. The Red Devils dominated the Green Dragons by a score of 42-8. Avon Park remained undefeated with a record of 2-0, while Lake Placids record drops to 0-3. We started off a little bit sluggish but I think we can get better, said Avon Park Junior Varsity Coach Jeremy Daugherty. We came out and did what we need to do but there is always room for improvement especially on defense. Stanley Holdman, Jacob Bennett, and Jamal really stood out to me tonight. We need to work on some things but so far the season is going great. I could definitely see the improvement from the first game until now. We have to get ready for a tough Desoto team. We are going back to the drawing board. I tell the guys after each game we are back at 0-0 and we are looking for that first win again. We are going to prep and work on tackling drills. Avon Park started the game off strong with a 50-yard kickoff return putting them on Lake Placids 28-yard line. A quarterback keeper by Jacob Bennett for a 10-yard gain put the Red Devils on Lake Placids 18-yard line. Avon Parks Stanley Holdman ran for a touchdown but the Red Devils were unable to capitalize on the 2-point conversion to lead 6-0 with 6:47 left in the first quarter. The Red Devils forced a punt and moved down the field to the Lake Placid 18 where Bennett ran for a score. Jamall Charles bulled his way Red Devils down Dragons Avon Park beats Lake Placid in JV game RUTH ANNE LAWSON/STAFF A host of Avon Park players take down a Lake Placid receiver in Thursday nights Junior Varsity football game at Joe Franza Stadium. Avon Park junior varsity quarterback Jacob Bennett runs the ball in for a touchdown in Thursday nights game against Lake Placid. PORSCHE | 8A DEVILS | 8A TENNIS | 8A
A8 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | September 17, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com from the word Âgo,Â that was the only thing on my mind. I think you guys probably saw me at the beginning dropping tires a couple times. ÂBasically, the car was starting to slide and instead of letting the car slide, I would rather straighten it out and use the dirt because I didnÂt want to put too much stress on the rear tires. I think it paid off.ÂŽ Imperato held off a charging Trenton Estep over the closing laps to come home second in the No. 91 machine, matching his best performance of the season to date. The New Yorker also Â“nished second in the Â“rst race of last monthÂs doubleheader at Road America. Estep, the Platinum Cup points leader, picked up his 11th podium result in 13 starts this season in the No. 3 JDX Racing Porsche. He now leads second place Roman De Angelis by 28 points, 408-380, with three races remaining this season. In addition, Estep turned in the raceÂs fastest lap, putting him on the pole position for SundayÂs Race #2 at Sonoma. Max Root came home fourth in the No. 7 Wright Motorsports Porsche, Â“nishing one spot ahead of De Angelis in the No. 1 Kelly-Moss Road and Race machine. De Angelis prevailed in a spirited battle for Â“fth with David Kolkmann in the No. 71 Park Place Motorsports Porsche that went on for several laps.PORSCHEFROM PAGE 7Ainto the end zone for the 2-point conversion to make it 14-0 with just :22 seconds left in the first quarter. ÂI feel like we did good,ÂŽ said Avon ParkÂs Stanley Holdman. ÂWe did what we are supposed to do. I am happy that I scored a touchdown for my team. I want to be a leader on the field and off the field for this team. I am leading by example in the classroom and outside the classroom. I think we have a good team this season and I think we have a chance to go undefeated. This season I want to become a better player on the field and off the field. As a team we want to work together, be brothers and not argue.ÂŽ In the second quarter Avon ParkÂs Nick Davis caught a 35-yard pass to the Lake Placid 20. Avon ParkÂs Anthony Costello capped the drive with a 5-yard touchdown run. Holdman ran for the 2-point conversion to give the Red Devils a commanding 20-0 lead. Lake Placid fumbled on its next possession and Avon ParkÂs Cole Vanderpool recovered the ball on the Dragons 7. Charles scored on a short run and the 2-point conversion to make it 28-0 with 3:01 left in the first half. Lake Placid returned the ball 15-yards to their own 37-yard line. The Green DragonÂs moved down the field and scored on a short run. Lake Placid passed for a 2-point conversion cutting the deficit to 28-8 with 1:38 left in the half. Avon Park answered as Bennett passed to Davis for a touchdown. Charles ran the ball in for the 2-point conversion to give the Red Devils a 36-8 lead at the half. In the fourth quarter, the Red Devils tacked on another touchdown when quarterback Mykale Garrett tossed a 34-yard pass to Costello for a touchdown. Avon Park fumbled the 2-point conversion attempt and were unable to cross the goal line. Neither team scored the rest of the game. ÂWe saw a lot of improvement,ÂŽ said Lake Placid first-year junior varsity coach Michael Ridgeway. ÂWe are a young team. They play hard and every week is a new adventure. I have a lot of new guys and I am proud of them coming out in the heat and fighting through it. We are going to get ready for Hardee. We are going to change some things up on our offensive line. We have a new quarterback who did a great job tonight. He has a great arm and we are going to work with that. He really stood out tonight. He has a big role and he fulfilled it.ÂŽ The Avon Park Red Devils will host the Desoto County Bulldogs on Thursday at Joe Franza Stadium. Lake Placid will host the Hardee Wildcats on Thursday.DEVILSFROM PAGE 7A Avon ParkÂs Jamall Charles waves o a Lake Placid defender as he scores against Lake Placid on Thursday night. RUTH ANNE LAWSON/STAFFAvon ParkÂs Anthony Costello gets slammed into as he runs into the end zone in Thursday nightÂs game against Lake Placid.Rays to ease parking congestion on both Saturday and Sunday. New iPhone/Android app to keep you updated on Race Day including live parking suggestions. Improved race shirt sizing. Redesigned bus boarding queues for easier loading and post-race unloading through the medal and food areas. Option to have your race packet mailed to you. Bleacher seating at Tropicana Field around the jumbotron for friends and family to watch the CBS live coverage. GoPros now allowed on the bridge. Virtual Racing Â… details available later this year. The inaugural Sunshine Skyway 10K Bridge Run raised $560,000 for the Armed Forces Families Foundation, meaning 100 percent of every registration fee dollar is going to fund projects to support the families of our service men and women. The sold-out inaugural Skyway 10K took place on March 4 and was an overwhelming success. Participant registration for the run across the Bob Graham Sunshine Skyway Bridge realized its targeted 7,000 participant capacity only Â“ve days after being announced. It was the Â“rst running event across the Skyway Bridge since it opened in 1987. As planned, 100 percent of the proceeds from the Skyway 10K are going to beneÂ“t the Armed Forces Families Foundation, a 501(3) non-proÂ“t organization that provides 100 percent of the funds they raise back to projects that help our military service men and women and their families. 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Highlands Health CLASSIFIEDS, COMICS & PUZZLES INSIDE SECTION B Monday, September 17, 2018 By GWENDOLYNN GORDON SPECIAL TO THE HIGHLAND S NEW S-SUN Early childhood is a critical time for obesity prevention. Children are developing taste prefer ences, learning to walk and play, and learning both healthy and unhealthy behaviors of their caregiv ers. Yet for many children, we as caregivers are those who are there more than their parents. In the United States alone, children spend an estimated 75 per cent of their time in child care centers, which is an average of 35 hours per week. Child care providers are in a position to educate parents about healthy eat ing and activity habits, and also to provide a healthy environment for children to eat, play and grow. They can serve children age-appropriate healthy foods, and limit junk food, sugary drinks, and juice. They can offer children lots of opportunities for active play, along with lots of fun throughout the day. Being creative and Working with parents to fight childhood obesity METROCREATIVE CONNECTION PHOTO Oering children a tasty, healthy alternative to sweets is one way to help keep the weight o. SPECIAL TO HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN In a proof of concept study, scientists at Johns Hopkins report they have successfully performed 3D personalized vir tual simulations of the heart to accurately identify where cardi ac specialists should electrical ly destroy cardiac tissue to stop potentially fatal irregular and rapid heartbeats in patients with scarring in the heart. The retrospective analysis of 21 patients and prospective study of ve patients with ventricular tachycardia, the researchers say, demonstrate that 3D simulation-guided procedures are worthy of expanded clinical trials. Results of the study are described in the Sept. 3 issue of Nature Biomedical Engineering. Cardiac ablation, or the destruction of tissue to stop errant electrical impulses, has been somewhat successful but hampered by a lot of guesswork and variability in the way that physicians gure out which locations to zap with a cath eter, says Natalia Trayanova, Ph.D., the Murray B. Sachs, professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at The Johns Hopkins University Schools of Engineering and Medicine. Our new study results suggest we can remove a lot of the guesswork, standard ize treatment and decrease the variability in outcomes, so that patients remain free of arrhyth mia in the long term, she adds. When a normal heart con tracts to pump blood through out the body, a wave of electri cal signals ows through the heart, stimulating each cardiac cell to contract one after the other in a normal rhythm. After the heart contracts, it relaxes and rells with blood. In people with ventricular tachycardia, the electrical signals in the hearts lower chambers misre and get stuck within the st-size organ, crippling the relaxation and relling process and producing rapid and irregular pulses or arrhythmias linked to an es timated 300,000 sudden cardiac deaths in the U.S. each year. Numerous drugs are avail able to treat and manage 3D virtual simulation gets to heart or irregular beats JOHN HOPKINS UNIVERSITY IMAGE A 3-D virtual heart. By BRANDPOINT From a cough that wont go away to a sore throat they caught from the classroom, children and their vulnerable immune systems can fall victim to common illnesses quicker and more often than adults. However, while these health issues are typi cal, it is not always easy to identify what they are when symptoms strike. According to pediatric doctor Dr. Nina Shapiro, an important part in under standing a childs symp toms is also being prepared to help fight back with the right tools at home and to know when its time to bring them to see a doctor. Alleviating some of the uncomfortable symptoms at the first signs of sickness or discomfort will help your child get back to being a kid faster and can aid their long-term health. When pain and discomfort do strike, knowing the signs and symptoms of some of these common problems can help determine the best course of action. Ear pain Ear pain can be caused by myriad issues, including swimmers ear, an existing cold, an ear infection or tooth pain traveling up the jawline, among other things. An over-the-counter pain reliever, elevating the childs head when sleeping and a warm compress on the ear may help lessen the discomfort. However, if the pain continues to worsen, is accompanied by a high fever and/or swelling and pus exists, the best option is to visit a pediatrician for an in-office exam to determine the exact cause. Constipation According to a recent survey commissioned by Pedia-Lax, nearly 45 percent of parents with children between ages 2 and 11 noted their children experience constipation at least once a month. Recognizing the symptoms of constipation can be tricky depending on the childs age especially if they cant voice their issue. Luckily, there are physical and emotional symptoms to look out for, including less than three bowel movements a week, stomachaches, a decrease in appetite and increased irritability. When it comes to treating constipation, not all options are created equal. Shapiro suggests opting for a medicine thats formulated specifically for Treating common childrens ailments BRANDPOINT PHOTO Treating common childrens ailments is easier when you know some of the things to look for. METROCREATIVE CONNECTIONS PHOTO Pink eye is a common ailment in children. Be sure to check your childs eyes regularly. OBESITY | 2B CHILDREN | 2B HEART | 2B DEAR PHARMACIST Suzy Cohen By Suzy Cohen DEAR PHARMACIST Have you ever forgotten the name of someone you know? It happens to all of us at times, but what if you frequently nd that you have trouble nding the right word or you forget to pay your bills or get lost easily? Your kids will tell say you had a brain fart or senior moment but honestly, its nothing to kid about. Next comes the conversation about senior living facilities, but wait, you are too young for that! Whats going on? Brain issues arent limited to adults. In children, inability to focus quickly gets diagnosed as ADHD. In comes Adderall. Its easy to blame sugar, or the parents, or too much screen time, but I dont. The fact is, healthy cog nition cannot occur unless you have the nutrients to feed each and every brain cell, and the cell membrane. As a population, we dont do that very well. Magnesium is known to help both memory and attention, as well as depression and anxiety. Magnesium loves your brain and vice versa. Supplementing helps, however, magnesium oxide is probably the worst form to take in my opinion, yet it is sold nationwide. You should be picky because many forms of magnesium dont even penetrate your brain where you need it most. If you have brain health concerns, especially problems with memory or attention there is much to consider, its not just magnesium and I dont want you to overlook other possible issues. The essential factors to consider include mitochondrial health, methyla tion problems, blood sugar imbalances, autoimmune disorders, gluten intol erance, heavy metal toxicity, chronic pain, sleep deprivation, stress, thyroid problems, and drug muggers (drugs that steal nutrients from your body). All of these factors play a role, but there is a special type of magnesium called magnesium L-threonate and it has shown very promising results within the medical literature for age related memory loss problems. Some animal studies show excellent results in improving memory problems in rodents which had severe memory dysfunction. Alzheimers causes the brain to lose many of its connections or synapses leading to a tangled web. This special magnesium appears to help. An animal study published in September 2014 showed that magnesium L-threonate slowed the hyperactive NMDA receptor signaling pathway improved synapse plasticity and reduced plaquing. More impor tantly, the magnesium entered the hippocampus which is a big deal, that is your memory center. The turnaround was fairly dramatic, even when the treatment was given during the endstage of the disease state. Memory benefits of magnesium
B2 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | September 17, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com allowing children to prepare their own healthy foods and snacks is a perfect way to encourage children to eat healthier. Encouraging parents to adopt these practices at home, children are assured the best chance of growing into a healthy weight. Sadly, child obesity rates are rising worldwide, even among the youngest of children. There are millions of preschool children who are obese. ChildrenÂs healthy eating can help prevent early-life obesity. Children who experience an enormous amount of activities like too much television, cell phone usage, internet usage, video game usage, etc., increase the risk of obesity early in life. Parents should monitor the amount of time their children spend on such activities. ThatÂs why as early child care providers we should be well educated and provide the necessary training needed to help encourage healthy eating habits in your children. Child care providers should provide a variety of nutritious foods, limiting junk food and sugary drinks, and provide necessary physical gross-motor to each individual child. Child care providers should also encourage parents do the same at home. By working closely with parents, we together will be able to reduce the risk of obesity in young children. Gwendolynn Gordon is director of Small World Learning Center in Avon Park.OBESITYFROM PAGE 1B children versus an adult formula. Pedia-Lax is the only pediatric brand that offers a full line of laxative products that are fast, safe and specifically made for kids to help support digestive health and ease constipation. To help prevent constipation, encourage your child to eat a well-balanced, fiber-rich diet, drink lots of fluids and speak up whenever they feel they need to use the restroom. Hand, foot and mouth disease Hand, foot and mouth disease is a pesky, highly contagious illness often seen in young children Â„ especially during the beginning of the school year when children are back inside in close quarters. It is caused by a virus similar to the cold virus and, as the name suggests, can involve the hands (primarily the palms), the feet (primarily the soles) and the mouth. Telltale signs are sore throat due to sores on the palate and the lips, sores on the palms and sores on the feet. In general, the throat sores tend to give the worst of the symptoms, leading to inability to swallow, severe throat pain and fevers. Kids that refuse to eat or drink due to throat pain can be at risk for dehydration. The treatment plan includes pain medications, drinking cool liquids and rest. Pink eye From the bus to the classroom to the playground, children often spend a lot of time in close quarters with their friends. While sharing is an important lesson to learn at a young age, kids will often, unfortunately, share their germs too. Pink eye is commonly spread through hand-to-hand contact, which can transport the highly contagious virus and occasionally a bacterium to the eyes. While symptoms like itchy and watery eyes could be mistaken for allergies, watch out for increased yellow or green discharge and a change in color to the whites of the eye, which may indicate pink eye. Over-the-counter eye drops and a warm compress on the eyes can help soothe the irritation at home but, given how fast the virus can spread to family and friends, itÂs always best to head to a doctor for medication. Sometimes doctors will prescribe an antibiotic eyedrop if the infection appears to be bacterial and not viral. When sickness strikes, itÂs important to be armed and ready with not only the knowledge of the common symptoms of these pediatric health issues, but also the best treatment options so your child can get back to the playground in no time. For more information on childrenÂs digestive health, visit Pedia-lax. com.CHILDRENFROM PAGE 1B so-called infarct-related ventricular tachycardia, but side effects and limitations of the drugs have increased focus on other interventions, especially the potential of cardiac ablation that essentially ÂrewiresÂŽ the electrical signaling that gives rise to the arrhythmias. Trayanova says current estimates indicate that cardiac ablation is successful anywhere between 50 and 88 percent of the time, but outcomes are difÂ“cult to predict. To perform a traditional ablation, doctors thread a catheter through blood vessels to reach the heart, and use radiofrequency waves to destroy regions in the heart tissue believed to sustain and propagate erratic electrical waves. Mapping of the heartÂs electrical functioning with a catheter is used to locate likely problem areas, but as Trayanova notes, precise pinpointing of those tissues has been a challenge. In a bid to locate arrhythmias more precisely, Trayanova and her research team developed 3D personalized computational models of patientsÂ hearts based on contrast-enhanced clinical MRI images. Each heart tissue cell in the model generates electrical signals with the aid of mathematical equations representing how heart cells behave when they are healthy, or when they are semiviable when near the scar. By poking the patientÂs virtual heart with small electrical signals in different locations, the computer program then determines whether the heart develops an arrhythmia and the location of the tissue that perpetuates it. Using the model, Trayanova then simulates an ablation to that area of the heart and runs the computer program over and over to Â“nd multiple locations that doctors should ablate on the actual patient. Among the experiments in the current study, Trayanova and her team used MRI images to create personalized heart models of 21 people who previously had successful cardiac ablation procedures for infarct-related ventricular tachycardia at The Johns Hopkins Hospital between 2006 and 2017. The 3D modeling of these patients correctly identiÂ“ed and predicted the locations where physicians ablated heart tissue. In Â“ve patients, the amount of ablated tissue identiÂ“ed by the 3D model was smaller overallÂ„in some cases, more than 10 times smallerÂ„than the area that was destroyed during the patientsÂ procedures. Next, the research team tested the 3D simulation to guide cardiac ablation treatments for three patients with ventricular tachycardia at the University of Utah and two patients at the University of Pennsylvania. Two patients who received the simulation-guided ablation procedure have remained free of tachycardia throughout follow-up periods of 23 and 21 months. One patient who had the simulation procedure remained free of tachycardia after two months of follow up. In two patients, the virtual heart approach predicted that tachycardias would not be inducible Â„ this was conÂ“rmed during the clinical procedure, so cardiac ablation was not performed. ÂItÂs an exciting blend of engineering and medicine,ÂŽ says Trayanova. Trayanova says the results of a clinical trial are needed to validate the promise of personalized simulation guidance for infarct-related ablation treatments. Further clinical study planned at The Johns Hopkins Hospital was recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration under an investigational device exemption. The research was funded by the National Institutes of HealthÂs DirectorÂs Pioneer Award (DP1-HL123271).HEARTFROM PAGE 1BSPECIAL TO HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUNAVON PARK Â„ South Florida State CollegeÂs Dental Hygiene program will hold oral cancer screenings on Thursday, Oct. 19, 3:30 Â… 6 p.m., in Building T, SFSC Highlands Campus. The screening is by appointment only, open to the public, and free. The screening is a simple process that takes about 10Â…15 minutes. After a brief medical history, patients will undergo a head and neck examination. When needed, the visual exam is followed by a VELscope inspection in which a Â”orescent light is shown into the mouth and helps to detect abnormal cells that are not visible to the naked eye. ÂEven if you wear dentures, you should have an oral cancer screening every year,ÂŽ said Dr. Deborah Milliken, department chair, Dental Education. ÂDental hygienists and dental assistants serve the community in many ways and an Oral Cancer Screening is one of the ways they offer their expertise to the community.ÂŽ According to the Oral Cancer Foundation and Oral Cancer Consortium, oral cancer is more deadly than HodgkinÂs lymphoma, cervical, thyroid, and skin cancers, and kills one person every hour of the day, but when found early, oral cancer patients have a 90 percent survival rate. 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www.highlandsnewssun.com September 17, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | B3 In the business world, we all know that what gets measured gets improved. This is also true with every aspect of our life. We measure for diabetes, cholesterol, and weight. We know we should keep our brains active by doing word search games, crossword puzzles and cards. About a year ago, Starkey Hearing Technologies hired the vice president of engineering from the Intel Corporation (manufacturer of semi-conductor computer circuits). His name is Achin Bhowmik (ah-chin is how itÂs pronounced). They recruited this engineer because of his developments with Intel for artiÂ“cial intelligence sensors. They hired him to take Starkey Hearing technologies into the future ... and wow! They have produced a worldÂs Â“rst. A real game changer! Last week I Â”ew to Minnesota for training on the new technology. There is too much for one article but I will attempt to give you the Âlow down.ÂŽ The new Livio line of hearing aids comes in several levels of technology. I am going to discuss the Livio AI. This hearing instrument has all the gingerbread. Not only does the hearing aid have processors to separate environmental sounds in 8-10 speciÂ“c categories like wind, quiet speech, for example. It also has sensors that provide artiÂ“cial intelligence (AI). Huh? The AI sensors provide machine learning capabilities. The machine learning classiÂ“es speech into speciÂ“c noise environments at an unprecedented rate. The speech goes into a binaural speech detection pattern and shares that information with each other to provide the best and fastest noise reduction. The sensors provide binaural (both sides) environmental detection and coordination of signal processing. The hearing aids also utilize both Bluetooth and wireless platforms for connectivity. There are Bluetooth accessories. It has the No. 1 ranked music streaming sound quality. The aid is quiet. Sometimes, depending upon the type of hearing loss that a person has they may be able to hear circuit noise in the hearing aid. There is no circuit noise. Truly amazing. It is the best sounding hearing aid to ever be produced. This is the worldÂs Â“rst Healthable Hearing System. What does that mean? The aid can track hearing information and rapidly adjust for your speech needs in noise or quiet, but it goes beyond this. The Livio AI has the ability to self adjust and Â“ne tune your needs. It can store and make recommendations for your hearing. It also provides remote programming through an app on your smartphone. If you canÂt come into the ofÂ“ce, then you just send us a request; we make the adjustment and you can try it at your leisure and see if you like it. The app allows the patient to Â“ne tune their own hearing aids. More importantly it is easy to use. So Healthable ... what else does it do? It is an advanced motion Â“tness tracker. It can monitor your steps and your gestures. In other words, your activity level. You know, what gets measured gets improved. Because of the AI sensors, it has fall detection capabilities. If you fall, the aid will send a text message to whom you designate to tell them that you are down; maybe to your spouse, your kids, neighbor. This is a life saver. You are already wear hearing aids, now you donÂt need to wear that thing around your neck that swings around and bugs you ... just in case you fall. The body function tracking is done at ear level, which is where your balance comes from. It is the most accurate place to monitor movement. This development goes beyond the hearing and the body. It also works to develop your brain. LetÂs just push dementia and AlzheimerÂs away. The AI sensors can measure cognitive health. 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www.highlandsnewssun.com September 17, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | B5 LEGAL NOTICES FL O RIDA PA C E FUNDIN G A G EN C Y NOTICE OF INTENT TO USE UNIFORM METHOD OF COLLECTING NON-AD VALOREM ASSESSMENTS The Board of Directors (the "Board") of the Florida PACE Funding Agency, a public body corporate and politic (the "Agency"), hereby provides notice, pursuant to Sections 163.08(2), (3) and (4) and 197.3632(3)(a), Florida Statutes, of its intent to use the uniform method of collecting non-ad valorem assessments for more than one year to be levied within the area encompassed by the boundaries of every county in Florida, or any of the municipalities therein, subscribing to or served by the A gency's statewide provision of funding and financing to construct or pay for energy conservation and efficiency improvements, renewable energy improvements and wind resistance improvements in accordance with Section 163.08, Florida Statutes (collectively, the "Qualifying Improvements"). By law and resolution of the Agency, a property owner may apply to the A gency for funding and financing of a Qualifying Improvement. The non-ad valorem assessments contemplated by this notice are voluntary and are only imposed by the Agency with the prior written consent authorized by or on beh alf of affected property owners who determine to obtain financing for Quali fying Improvements from the Agency. The Agency is authorized by law to fund and finance Qualifying Improvements and is required to annually collect repayment by non-ad valorem assessments. The Board will consider the adoption of a resolution electing to use the uniform method of collecting such assessments as authorized by Section 197.3632, Florida Statutes, at a public hearing to be held at 1:00 p.m. on October 30, 2018, at the River to Sea Transportation Planning Organization Executive Conference Room, 2570 W International Speedway Boulevard, Suite 100, Daytona Beach, Florida. Such resolution will state the need for the levy and will contain a legal description of the boundaries of the real property that may be subject to the levy Â… which is the entirety of the State of Florida. Copies of the proposed form of resolution are on file at the office of C ounterpointe Energy Solutions (FL) LLC, Third Party Administrator for the F lorida PACE Funding Agency, 2600 Maitland Center Parkway, Suite 163, Maitland, Florida 32751, email: email@example.com All inter ested persons are invited to present oral comments at the public hearing and/or submit written comments to the Board at the above address. Written comments should be received by the A gency on or before October 29, 2018. Any persons desiring to present oral comments should appear at the public hearing. In the event any person decides to appeal any decision by the Board with res pect to any matter relating to the consideration of the resolution at the r eferenced public hearing, a record of the proceeding may be needed and in such an event, such person may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the public hearing is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence on which the appeal is to be based. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, persons with disabilities needing special accommodation to participate in such public hearing should contact the River to Sea Transportation Planning Organization at (386) 226-0422 at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to the date of the public hearing. By Order of the Board of Directors of Florida PACE Funding Agency on August 14, 2018 Sept. 17, 24; Oct. 1, 8, 2018 NOTICE OF PROPOSED ENACTMENT OF ORDINANCE NO. 2018-770 The Town of Lake Placid gives notice that it will consider enacting an or dinance at its meeting on the day 28 of September, 2018 commencing at 3:00 p.m. in the Town Hall, 311 West Interlake Boulevard, Lake Placid, Florida entitled: AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF LAKE PLACID PROVIDING FOR A MENDMENTS TO THE TOWNÂS BUDGET; PROVIDING FOR SEVERA NCE AND SAVINGS; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. A copy of the proposed ordinance may be obtained at the Town Hall, 311 W est Interlake Boulevard, Lake Placid, Florida. Interested parties may appear at the meeting and be heard with respect to the proposed ordinance. If an individual decides to appeal any decision made by the Lake Placid Town Council regarding a matter considered at the meeting, he will need a record of the proceedings. He may need to insure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the office of the Town Clerk, (863)699-3747, within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777 or LEGAL NOTICES Florida Relay S ervice 1800 9 558 77 0 Notice is given this 17 day of September 2018. TOWN OF LAKE PLACID, a Florida municipal corporation By: /s/ Eva Cooper Hapeman Eva Cooper Hapeman, Town Clerk September 17, 2018 Needanew Home? LookintheClassifieds! NOTICE TO CREDITORS20 IN THE C IR C UIT CO URT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 18-397 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF JUDY A. WOLCOTT, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of J UDY A. WOLCOTT, deceased, whose date of death was July 6th, 2018, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representativeÂs attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedentÂs estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court ON OR BEFORE THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF T HE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the deceden t and other persons having claims or demands against decedentÂs estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN FLORIDA STAUTES SECTION 733.702 WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTÂS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is September 17, 2018. /s/ Tamara Fisher /s/ Tanya Kirstein /s/ Tracie Taylor Personal Representatives CLIFFORD R. RHOADES, P.A. Attorneys for Personal Representative 2141 LAKEVIEW DRIVE SEBRING, FL 33870 Telephone: (863) 385-0346 Florida Bar No. 308714 Email Addresses: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com June 30; July 7, 2018 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 18-418 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF FREDRICK G. LENHARDT Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of FREDRICK G. LENHARDT, deceased, whose date of death was A ugust 5, 2018 is pending in the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870-3867. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court ON OR BEFORE THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN FLORIDA STATUTES SECTION 733.702 WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE A FTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is September 17, 2018. Personal Representative: /s/ Mattie Crawford MATTIE LOUISE CRAWFORD 900 Citrus Trl Lake Placid, Florida 33852 Attorney for Personal Representatives: / s/ Michael A. Rider Michael A. Rider A ttorney Florida Bar Number: 0175661 Rider & Thompson, P.A. 13 N Oak Avenue Lake Placid, FL 33852 Telephone: (863) 465-1111 Fax: (863) 465-8100 E-Mail:riderthompson@ riderthompsonlaw.com Se p tember 17, 24, 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, VS. 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 E STATE OF VIOLA H. CLARK A/K/A V IOLA HELEN CLARK, DECEASED; J ACK MILTON CLARK REVOCABLE TRUST UNDER AGREEMENT DATED JUNE 10, 1993; MONICA PENNY; W ILLIAM 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 PLACID LAKES, SECTION EIGHT, A CCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 70, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY 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. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the c ourt on September 4, 2018. CLERK OF THE COURT Robert Germaine By: /s/ Cyndi S. Dassinge r Deputy Clerk A LDRIDGE/PITE, LLP Attorney for Plaintiff(s(s) 1515 Congress Avenue Suite 200 Delray Beach, FL 33445 Telephone 844-470-8804 Facsimile: 561-392-6965 Primary Email: ServiceMail@aldridgepite.com 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 PROVISION OF CERTAIN ASSISTANCE. PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE OF THE COURT ADMINISTRATOR, 255 N. BROADWAY AVENUE, BARTOW, FLORIDA 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 PUTCLASSFIEDS TOWORK FORYOU! FINDAJOB! BUYAHOME! BUYACAR! NOTICE OF HEARING24 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given that there will be a Public Hearing of the Sun Ân Lake of Sebring Improvement District to review and, if found appropriate, adopt the final General Fund, Utility Fund, Golf Fund and Captial Projects fund Budgets for the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 at the Board of Supervisors meeting on Friday, September 28, 2018, at 9:00 a.m., at the Community Center, 3500 Edgewater Drive, Sebring, FL 33872. IF A PERSON DECIDES TO APPEAL A NY DECISION MADE BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS WITH RESPECT TO A NY MATTER CONSIDERED AT SUCH MEETINGS, SUCH PERSON WILL NEED A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS A ND, FOR SUCH PURPOSE, SUCH PERSON MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A V ERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE. SAID RECORD SHALL INCLUDE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH THE APPEAL IT TO BE BASED. SUN ÂN LAKE OF SEBRING IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT BOARD OF SUPERVISORS By: Tanya Cannady General Manager September 17, 2018 NOTICE OF MEETING26 N O TI C E O F B O ARD MEETIN GS SPRING LAKE IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT The Board of Supervisors of the Spring Lake Improvement District has approved a meeting schedule for Fiscal Y ear 2019 beginning at 10:00 a.m. on W ednesdays at the Spring Lake Improvement District Office, 115 Spring Lake Blvd., Sebring, Florida as follows: October 17, 2018 November 14, 2018 (LandownerÂs Meeting) December 12, 2018 January 9, 2019 February 13, 2019 March 13, 2019 April 10, 2019 May 8, 2019 June 19, 2019 (Due to FASD Conference) July 10, 2019 August 14, 2019 September 11, 2019 EACH PERSON WHO DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION MADE BY THE BOARD WITH RESPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT MEETINGS IS ADV ISED THAT PERSON MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE, INCLUDING THE TESTIMONY AND EVID ENCE UPON WHICH SUCH APPEAL IS T O BE BASED. Joseph DeCerb o District Manager September 17, 2018 NOTICE OFSALE30 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE T ENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 2016-CA-000440 DIVISION: 10 SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC. Plaintiff, vs. LANDELINO SANTIAGO, SR.; C AROL REGAN SANTIAGO a/k/a C AROL SANTIAGO; LANDOLINO S ANTIAGO, JR.; UNKNOWN S POUSE OF LANDELINO SANTIAG O, SR.; UNKNOWN PARTIES IN P OSSESSION #1, IF LIVING, AND A LL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMI NG BY, THROUGH, UNDER AND A GAINST THE ABOVE NAMED D EFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT K NOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, W HETHER SAID UNKNOWN PART IES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS S POUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, G RANTEES, OR OTHER C LAIMANTS; UNKNOWN PARTIES I N POSSESSION #2, IF LIVING, A ND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES C LAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER A ND AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED D EFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT K NOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, W HETHER SAID UNKNOWN PART IES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS S POUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, G RANTEES, OR OTHER C LAIMANTS, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuan t t o order rescheduling foreclosure sale o r Final Judgment, entered in Civil C ase No. 2016-CA-000440 of the C ircuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circ uit in and for Highlands County, Florid a, wherein SUNTRUST MORTG AGE, INC., Plaintiff and LANDELIN O SANTIGO, SR. are defendant(s), I, Clerk of Court, Robert W. Germaine, w ill sell to the highest and best bidder f or cash AT THE JURY ASSEMBLY R OOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M. on October 10, 2018, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 20, BLOCK 5, OF HIGHLANDS PARK ESTATES, SECTION P, A CCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, AT PAGE 59, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 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 entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Court Administration at 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, telephone (863) 5344690, within two (2) working days of receipt of this Notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-9558771. Dated: August 16, 2018 ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Chrystal K. Williams DEPUTY CLERK OF COURT 16-302709 FC01 SUT September 17, 24, 2018 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH 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 Sale dated September 5, 2018, and entered in Case No. 13000549GCAXMX of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida in which Wells Fargo Bank, NA, is the Plaintiff and Herbert B. Graham, Leslie M. Graham,Unknown Tenant, are defendants, the Highlands County Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement, Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, Highlands County, Florida at 11:00AM on the 10th day of October, 2018, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 5, BLOCK 5, SEBRING 98, SECTION ONE, ACCORDING TO NOTICE OFSALE30 THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORD E D IN PLAT BOOK 10, PAGE 1, OF T HE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHL ANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. 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By NANCY DALEYOGA FOR LIFEHeadaches are a pain in the neck! Headaches are caused by a variety of maladies: Tension, eye strain, smoking, illness, sitting in a poor posture for hours and food allergies. Headaches can also result in depression, lack of energy, constricted breathing which lessens the flow of the healing breath to muscles, tissues, tendons and organs. One issue enhances the other. Thus, breaking the pattern of a headache is a process of training thinking/emotions and deflecting actions that further these constraints from manifesting in the physical body. Yoga postures can serve to re-frame contributing factors by paying attention to body posture and movement. However, if headaches, such as migraines continue to occur and are physically debilitating, a medical practitioner may provide other suggestions for relief. Muscle contraction headaches may occur due to poor standing and sitting postures held in place for long periods of time. Poor posture alters the curve of the spine and can compress muscles in the upper back, shoulders and neck. These upper body core muscles can become tight and twisted, limiting moment and opening the door for other negative factors to set in such as an unnatural, constricting spinal curve. A twisted unnatural body posture works against gravity which further limits blood flow and oxygenation to the brain. Restorative Yoga can help alleviate tension headaches with relaxation, increased breath/ blood flow that maximizes circulation to all parts of the body. When we let mental stress overwhelm our ability to release and relax, tension is lodged in the body. Thus, through Yoga postures we can focus on prevention and release of the onset of tension which seems ready to take hold of us. LetÂs begin with an inventory of our anatomy Observe first the neck, shoulders and spine, a key to relief. To begin the day, closely observe how you stand, walk and sit when you get out of bed. Conscious awareness of how we hold and move our body is the first step. Many of us start the day with our minds jumping from one activity to the other preparing for work, driving and initiating responsibilities. All of these functions can be part of our daily ÂYoga practice.ÂŽ We have to consciously access how we do every activity from the first move out of bed, throughout the day, how we ÂplayÂ and even how we set ourselves up for sleep. Observe the following: 1. Do you slump in your chair or hunch one shoulder when talking on the phone. Suggestion: Lengthen the spine when sitting, keep the weight in the hips evenly balanced. If you hold the phone against the shoulder, avoid doing it for any length of time and switch sides. Even better, use earbuds to keep the neck straight. 2. Reading/working at computer. Bring your books or reading material to eye level so the ears stay in alignment with the shoulders. Adjust the computer screen to just below eye level to prevent neck strain. Take breaks; stand up tall, raise both arms long with forearms touching ears and deeply breathe through the nose. Do this several times to refresh energy. 3. DonÂt walk like a ÂpigeonÂŽ with chin jutting forward out of line with your shoulders. Avoid habitually carrying heavy bags on one shoulder causing it to slope downward. Switch heavy loads back and forth from the shoulders and reduce the weight. Consider a backpack as a ÂpurseÂŽ that rides high on the back near the top of the shoulders. 4. Driving: Raise the seat to the straightest level and keep the ears in alignment with shoulders. DonÂt crunch the shoulders up by ears in any physical postu re. Lengthen the neck out of the clavicles. 5. When sleeping: Try supporting the spine in good alignment with a rolled up towel or pillow under the neck. Before bedtime, place your buttocks against the wall and raise the ÂLegs Up the WallÂŽ (a restorative Yoga posture). Close the eyes and breathe. You can spread the legs wide into a ÂVÂŽ or just keep the buttocks flat against the wall with legs raised. As you move through the day, notice any arising pressure in the body, mental tension and change your actions before they internalize into physical headaches. Become aware of bodily movements/negative thoughts/emotions before it results in negative consequences in the body. The the first step in avoiding headaches is pro-active thinking. Enjoy the day!Yoga for Life Â„ poses for headaches METROCREATIVE CONNECTIONS PHOTOYoga can help reduce stress, which may lead to unpleasant consequences, such as headaches. GET LOCAL NEWS STRAIGHT FROM THE SOURCE...YOU! IF YOU HEAR OF A GREAT STORY OR NEWS TIP, PLEASE EMAIL US!newstips@ newssun.com adno=3611140-1
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Here are four things you need to do to boost your own fat IQ and live a healthier life. Recognize your hang-ups. Everyone has them. Whether youÂre busy caring for children or elderly parents and fast food is your go-to, you travel and canÂt Â“nd healthy options on the road, or youÂre a latenight snacker, your lifestyle is adding fat to your diet. Recognize where your weak spots are and take steps to correct them. Consider a meal delivery service thatÂs both healthy and convenient, pack nutritious snacks in your carry-on, or go for a walk when the urge to eat a cookie strikes. Just changing up your routine once or twice a week can make a difference. Be open and honest with your doctor. Eighty-three percent of adults said hearing from a doctor that they need to lose weight would motivate them to take action. Yet, most doctors arenÂt able to spend enough time to really delve into your eating and other lifestyle habits. 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Restaurant menus that include calorie counts have certainly been eye-opening for many people, but the foodÂs fat content is often missing or overlooked. The same applies when youÂre at the grocery store. In addition to looking at the amount of fat on food labels, make sure you scrutinize the list of ingredients. You want to stay away from foods that have the words ÂhydrogenatedÂŽ or Âpartially hydrogenated,ÂŽ which are unhealthy trans fats.Boost your fat IQ
THE NEWS WIRESTATE Â€ NATIONAL Â€ WORLD Â€ BUSINESS ÂThe PredatorÂ gobbles up competition at box officeSee page 8 Monday, September 17, 2018 By HOWARD COHENMIAMI HERALD (TNS)The Â” u was everywhere last year. A Centers for Disease Control doctor said the past Â” u season was one of the deadliest. So the CDC is urging people to act now, just before the October start of the 2018-19 Â” u season, and get vaccinated. That advice applies even to people who delayed a few months into the previous Â” u season and were vaccinated earlier this year. Some of the age ranges for certain vaccines have been lowered and some vaccines were reformulated to better prevent currently circulating viruses. Getting a vaccine doesnÂt mean you wonÂt get the Â” u, but if you do get sick it could be less severe, experts say. A 2007 CDC study found that the Â” u vaccination signiÂ“ cantly reduced a childÂs risk of dying from inÂ” uenza. The study analyzed data from four Â” u seasons from 2010 to 2014 and found that ÂÂ” u vaccination reduced the risk of Â” u-associated death by half, or 51 percent, among children with underlying high-risk medical conditions and by nearly two-thirds, 65 percent, among healthy children.ÂŽ Vaccines to Â“ ght the Â” u can also protect women during and after pregnancy and protect a baby after delivery, the CDC said. The push to take the Â” u seriously is especially relevant given the severity of the recent season. Vaccines are available at pharmacies and most doctorsÂ ofÂ“ ces. ÂThe 2017-18 season was the Â“ rst season to be classiÂ“ ed as a high severity across all age groups,ÂŽ the CDC reported. The Â” u-like-illness activity increased in November, Âreached an extended period of high activity during January and February nationally, and remained elevated through the end of March,ÂŽ the CDC reported. Adult deaths from the Â” u are not nationally notiÂ“ able, the CDC said, but childrenÂs cases are tabulated. The number of pediatric deaths attributed to the Â” u, as of Aug. 25, was 180 Â„ the highest since 171 died during the particularly severe 2012-13 Â” u season. Of the 180 children who died in the past year, 80 percent had not been vaccinated during the season, the CDC said. In addition, the duration of cases at or above the national baseline was 19 weeks, Âmaking the 20172018 season one of the longest in recent years,ÂŽ the CDC said. According to the CDC, Â” u viruses are most common in fall and winter. InÂ” uenza activity starts to increase in October and November. The peak of Â” u comes sometime between December and February, but the season it can last as late as May. ÂIt is not possible to predict what this Â” u season will be like,ÂŽ the CDC says ÂWhile Â” u spreads every year, the timing, severity, and length of the season varies from one season to another.ÂŽ But the CDC reports that there are several new things this season. Among them: Â…Â… Flu vaccines have been updated to better match currently circulating viruses. The B/ Victoria component was changed and the inÂ” uenza A(H3N2) component was updated. Â…Â… For the 2018-2019 season, the nasal spray Â” u vaccine Â„ or live attenuated inÂ” uenza vaccine or LAIV, often a go-to option for young children who hate shots Â„ is recommended for children age 2 and up. The vaccine is also approved for use in non-pregnant women up to age 49, unless a doctor warns against its use depending on medical history. Â…Â… All LAIV vaccines will be quadrivalent, designed US health agency urges early vaccinations to fight flu this season AP FILE PHOTOIn this Jan. 12 Â“ le photo, Ana Martinez, a medical assistant at the Sea Mar Community Health Center, gives a patient a Â” u shot in Seattle. TNS PHOTOItÂs that time of year to start talking about a Â” u shot, but when it comes to children, Dr. Kathleen M. Neuzil says that the nasal spray alternative has been very e ective. By DARLENE SUPERVILLE and LISA MASCAROASSOCIATED PRESSWASHINGTON Â„ President Donald TrumpÂs nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court was thrust into turmoil Sunday after the woman accusing him of high schoolera sexual misconduct told her story publicly for the Â“ rst time. Democrats immediately called for a delay in a key committee vote set for this later week and at least one Republican panel member said heÂs willing to hear from the woman, but that the conÂ“ rmation process must not be derailed. The woman, Christine Blasey Ford, told The Washington Post in her Â“ rst interview that Kavanaugh pinned her to a bed at a Maryland party they attended in the early 1980s, clumsily tried to remove her clothing and put his hand over her mouth when she tried to scream. ÂI thought he might inadvertently kill me,ÂŽ Ford said. ÂHe was trying to attack me and remove my clothing.ÂŽ Ford, 51 and a clinical psychology professor at Palo Alto University in California, says she was able to get away after a friend of KavanaughÂs who was in the room jumped on top of them and everyone tumbled. Kavanaugh, 53 and a federal appeals judge in Washington, on Sunday repeated an earlier denial of FordÂs allegation. ÂI categorically and unequivocally deny this allegation. I did not do this back in high school or at any time,ÂŽ Kavanaugh said through the White House. The allegation Â“ rst came to light late last week in the form of an anonymous letter that has been in the possession of Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, for some time. The committee recently concluded four days of public hearings on the nomination and the panelÂs Republican chairman, Chuck Grassley of Iowa, scheduled a Thursday vote on whether to recommend that the full Senate conÂ“ rm Kavanaugh for a lifetime appointment to the nationÂs highest court. Democrats, led by New York Sen. Chuck Schumer, immediately called for the vote to be postponed, though Republicans gave no indication Sunday that they would accede to the calls by Democrats, most of whom already publicly oppose Kavanaugh. A spokesman for the Senate Judiciary Committee said late Sunday that Grassley is trying to arrange separate, follow-up calls with Kavanaugh and Ford, but just for aides to Grassley and Feinstein before ThursdayÂs scheduled vote. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., a committee member, said heÂs willing to hear from Ford provided that itÂs Âdone immediatelyÂŽ so the conÂ“ rmation process can continue as Woman accusing Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct comes forward AP FILE PHOTOIn this Sept. 6, Â“ le photo, President Donald TrumpÂs Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh testiÂ“ es before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, for the third day of his conÂ“ rmation hearing. By SARAH EL DEEBASSOCIATED PRESSBEIRUT Â„ They dug trenches around towns, reinforced caves for cover and put up sand bags around their positions. They issued calls to arms, urging young men to join in the defense of Idlib, the Syrian province where opposition Â“ ghters expect to make their last stand against Russianand Iranian-backed government troops they have fought for years. This time, itÂs Âsurrender or die.ÂŽ As the decisive stand for their last stronghold looms, this motley crew of tens of thousands of opposition Â“ ghters, including some of the worldÂs most radical groups, is looking for ways to salvage whatever is possible of an armed rebellion that at one point in the seven-year conÂ” ict controlled more than half of the country. In its last chapter, just as it has throughout the long, bloody war, the Syrian rebellionÂs fate lies in foreign hands. This time, the splintered and diverse rebels have only Turkey. ÂThe whole world gave up on us, but Turkey will not,ÂŽ said Capt. Najib al-Mustafa, spokesman for the Turkish-backed umbrella group known as the National Front for Liberation. Idlib, with its 3 million residents and more than 60,000 Â“ ghters, is TurkeyÂs cross to bear. Ankara has appealed to Russia and Iran, its uneasy negotiating partners, for a diplomatic resolution to the ticking bomb. At the same time, it has sent reinforcements of its troops ringing Idlib, a move designed to ward off a ground assault, at least for now. A wide offensive is only likely after a green light from Russia. But delicate diplomatic moves are at work. Moscow is keen on strengthening ties with Turkey, at a time when AnkaraÂs relations are at their lowest with the United States. Turkey, by calling on the United States and Europe for support, seems to be playing on that interest to pressure Russia to accept its proposals for a solution on Idlib that avoids an attack. On Monday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan meets for the second time in 10 days with RussiaÂs Vladimir Putin, this time in Sochi, Russia. ÂAfter proving its inÂ” uence in Syria and the Middle East, Russia wants to pull Turkey away from the West much more than achieve a military victory over the armed Syrian opposition,ÂŽ Mustafa Ellabbad, an expert on Turkish-Arab relations, wrote in KuwaitÂs al-Qabas newspaper. The province, the size Last stand: SyriaÂs rebel Idlib prepares for a losing battle AP PHOTOIn this Sept. 9 Â“ le photo, Â“ ghters with the Free Syrian army eat in a cave where they live, in the outskirts of the northern town of Jisr al-Shughur, Syria, west of the city of Idlib.BATTLE | 4 VACCINATIONS | 4 KAVANAUGH | 4 2 0 1 8 0 9 1 7 w i r e 0 1 p d f 1 1 7 S e p 1 8 0 1 : 0 2 : 0 8
Page 2 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun | Monday, September 17, 2018 By BRENDAN FARRINGTON and GARY FINEOUTASSOCIATED PRESSTALLAHASSEE, Fla. Â„ FloridaÂs 2018 midterm election is one of the most important in years. The governorÂs ofÂ“ce and all three Cabinet seats are on the ballot; Republican Gov. Rick Scott is challenging three-term Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson; several congressional seats will be competitive; and Floridians will vote on several proposed constitutional amendments. The following are items of political interest from the past week:JOHN OLIVER WEIGHS IN ON FELON VOTINGJohn Oliver of HBOÂs ÂLast Week TonightÂŽ urged Florida viewers to support a proposed constitutional amendment that would restore the voting rights of most felons who have completed their sentences, and in doing so, lampooned two other people sharing the ballot: Gov. Rick Scott, whoÂs running for U.S. Senate, and Chief Financial OfÂ“cer Jimmy Patronis. Scott and the three-member independently elected Cabinet can restore felon voting rights, but the process is slow and there are more than a million Floridians whose voting rights have been taken away. His predecessor, Gov. Charlie Crist, set up a process for automatic restoration of voting rights, but Scott reversed it as one of his Â“rst actions after taking ofÂ“ce in 2011. Oliver called the process under Scott Âabsolutely insane,ÂŽ particularly when most states automatically restore voting rights once felons complete their sentences. The Florida amendment would make exceptions for murders and people who commit violent sex crimes. In the 13-minute segment, the comedian called out Scott for repeatedly saying that the decision to restore rights is arbitrary, showing video of him saying, ÂThereÂs absolutely no standards, so we can make any decisions we want.ÂŽ He then showed Patronis repeatedly asking people, ÂDo yÂall go to church.ÂŽ Neither ScottÂs campaign nor his ofÂ“cial ofÂ“ce would comment on the show. Patronis campaign spokeswoman Katie Strickland said only, ÂIt was silly.ÂŽWHERE TO STASH THE CASHDemocratic agriculture commissioner candidate Nikki Fried has had two banks close her accounts because of her support of medical marijuana and donations sheÂs receiving from the industry. While she held a conference call with U.S. Rep. and former Gov. Charlie Crist to push for a federal law to allow banks to accept legitimate medical marijuana businesses as customers, she also is proposing a solution on the state side. Fried wants to create a state bank controlled by the Cabinet that can be used by the medical marijuana industry and its customers to avoid cash-only transactions. ÂWe can take dollars from the companies and the patients and it can be housed in one location.ÂŽAMIGOS?President Donald Trump and Gov. Rick Scott have been friends for years and Trump publicly urged Scott to run this year for U.S. Senate. But Scott has kept his distance from Trump since he jumped into the race to challenge U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson. Scott, for example, skipped a high proÂ“le campaign rally Trump held in Tampa in late July and instead attended a fundraiser in nearby Clearwater. Now Nelson is trying his best to remind Hispanic voters, however, that the two men are linked together. NelsonÂs campaign started airing a Spanish language ad this week entitled ÂAmigosÂŽ that features a photo of a smiling Trump and Scott taking a selÂ“e. The ad states that Âtell me who you hang out with, and I will tell you who you areÂŽ and contends that if heÂs elected, Scott will Âdo what Trump wants.ÂŽ Just two days after NelsonÂs campaign started airing the ad, Scott pushed back with his own Spanish language ad. The opening line of ScottÂs ad? ÂWhen I donÂt agree with what President Trump does or says, IÂve said it. My only commitment is with you.ÂŽVoting rights and amigos: The week in Florida politicsPolice: Nephew killed by uncle acting erraticallySPRING HILL (AP) Â„ Authorities say a manager who was acting erratically at a gambling business in Florida is charged with killing his nephew, who came to the business to try to calm him down. The Hernando County SheriffÂs OfÂ“ce said Sunday in a news release that 55-year-old Roger Vazquez began acting erratically and waving a gun around while working at Lucky Fish Games in Spring Hill, Florida Saturday evening. Another manager called the businessÂ owner, who called VazquezÂs nephew, 44-year-old Raymond Correa. When Correa showed up, he and another manager convinced his uncle to unload the gun. Deputies say Vazquez pulled out another gun and fatally shot Correa. Court records show Vazquez was being held in jail Sunday on $70,000 bond. He faces charges of homicide and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.Warrant issued for man who flashed gun at studentsTALLAHASSEE (AP) Â„ An arrest warrant has been issued for a man in Florida who Â”ashed a gun while trying to prevent four students from getting on an elevator with him at an apartment building. The Tallahassee Democrat reports that the Tallahassee Police Department last Friday issued the warrant for Don Crandall for improper exhibition of a Â“rearm. Crandall, who is white, was videotaped trying to stop a group of mostlyAfrican American young men from entering an elevator at the building, claiming they didnÂt belong in the building without a key. The men were students at Florida A&M University. After the video went viral, Crandall was Â“red from his job as a hotel manager.Miami swimmer wins open water race in KeysISLAMORADA (AP) Â„ A Miami swimmer won an open-water endurance swim in the Florida Keys. Yoelvis Pedraza completed the 8-mile Swim for Alligator Lighthouse Saturday in two hours, 55 minutes and 36 seconds. The event attracted over 350 entrants who swam from the beach of Amara Cay Resort to Alligator Reef Lighthouse and back. The top female Â“nisher was Chelsea Nauta, of Tampa, who completed the race in three hours, four minutes and 21 seconds. Punta Gorda residents Danielle Chance and Melissa Varlas, with teammates Laura Hamel and Rick Walker of Sarasota, won the four-person relay division. TampaÂs Pam Owens and Connor Signorin secured the two-person division win. The competition was conceived to raise awareness about preserving the 145-year-old Alligator Reef Lighthouse and Â“ve other aging lighthouses off the Keys.8 boaters rescued in 2 accidents in Gulf CoastCEDAR KEY (AP) Â„ Eight boaters were rescued in two separate accidents after their boats overturned along FloridaÂs Gulf Coast. In the Â“rst case, U.S. Coast Guard rescuers in a helicopter on Saturday found Â“ve boaters wearing life jackets and clinging to their boat neat Cedar Key, Florida. The Coast Guard had been alerted by a distress call in which one of the boaters said, ÂWeÂre going down!ÂŽ The Coast Guard said in a news release that none of the boaters was injured. In the second incident, three boaters were rescued Saturday near Clearwater, Florida after their boat capsized. The Tampa Bay Times reports that the three people were found clinging to their boat but were uninjured.Beaches deal with red tide on Gulf, feces in MiamiCLEARWATER (AP) Â„ It was a rough week for FloridaÂs beaches, with a resurgence of red tide on the Gulf Coast and returning feces-related problems in South Florida. Red tide returned to beaches on Saturday along Pinellas County on the Gulf Coast, bringing with it countless dead Â“sh. In South Florida, the Florida Department of Health in Miami last week raised the number of no-swimming alerts to seven beaches because of elevated levels of bacteria that can lead to urinary tract infections and other problems. The Tampa Bay Times reports that county employees and contractors worked through the day and night to remove dead sea-life from beaches of Pinellas County. ÂThere are just too many to count,ÂŽ said Kelli Levy, director of environmental management for Pinellas County. ÂTheyÂre stacked up.ÂŽ Waters on the gulf side at Fort De Soto Park were tea-colored, causing ofÂ“cials at the park to waive entrance fees. The water also was discolored at Madeira Beach, Redington Beach, St. Pete Beach and Pass-a-Grille. At a foot race in Pass-aGrille, only about a quarter of the expected crowd Â„ 225 people Â„ showed up for the race. The others stayed away from the smell and respiratory irritation caused by red tide. Jenni Schmidt was one of the volunteers who passed out masks to participants since the aroma was so bad. The Miami Herald reports that some South Florida beaches have struggled in recent months with numerous advisories warning swimmers of feces-related problems in the water. Storm water run-off, wildlife, pets and human sewage are common causes for high levels of the bacteria, the Herald reports. HEADLINES AROUND THE STATE JERUSALEM (AP) Â„ A Palestinian assailant on Sunday fatally stabbed an Israeli settler outside a busy mall in the West Bank. The victim was identiÂ“ed as Ari Fuld, a U.S.-born activist who was well-known in the local settler community and an outspoken Israel advocate on social media platforms. The military said the attacker arrived at the mall near a major junction in the southern West Bank, close to the Gush Etzion settlement bloc, and stabbed the Fuld before Â”eeing. Video footage showed Fuld giving chase and Â“ring at his assailant before collapsing. Other civilians shot the attacker, whom Israeli media identiÂ“ed as a 17-year-old from a nearby Palestinian village. He was reportedly in moderate condition. Fuld, a 45-year-old father of four who lived in the nearby settlement of Efrat, was evacuated to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Fuld was a well-known English-language internet commenter on current affairs and the weekly Torah lesson. He was known for his hard-line nationalist ideology and strong support for the Israeli military. Settler spokesman Josh Hasten, who said he had known Fuld for about a decade, said his friend traveled widely to showcase Âthe beauty and reality of lifeÂŽ in the country. He delivered care packages to Israeli soldiers and would go on solidarity trips to communities near the Gaza Strip during times of Â“ghting with the Hamas militant group, Hasten said. ÂWhen the rockets were falling, thatÂs when he would get in his car and go down to Sderot,ÂŽ Hasten said. Fuld also was known for an outspoken manner that included verbal clashes with Palestinians and critics of Israel that could land him in trouble. At times, his Facebook account was suspended. ÂHe did not hold back on his opinions,ÂŽ Hasten said. ÂIf that meant 30 days of Facebook jail, so be it.ÂŽ Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lauded Fuld on Facebook for Â“ghting his attacker ÂheroicallyÂŽ and remembered him as Âan advocate for Israel who fought to spread the truth.ÂŽ On Twitter, David Friedman, the U.S. ambassador to Israel and a strong supporter of the settlements, called him Âa passionate defender of Israel & an American patriot.ÂŽ Since 2015, Palestinians have killed over 50 Israelis, two visiting Americans and a British tourist in stabbings, shootings and car-ramming attacks. Israeli forces killed over 260 Palestinians in that period, of which Israel says most were attackers.Palestinian stabs American-Israeli man to death in West Bank AP PHOTOIsraeli police investigates at the scene of an stabbing attack in the West Bank settlement of Gush Etzion Sunday. The Israeli military says a Palestinian attacker has stabbed and critically wounded an Israeli man in front of a mall. LONDON (AP) Â„ British police closed roads and called a hazardous response team Sunday night after two people became ill at a restaurant in the English city where a Russian ex-spy and his daughter were poisoned with a chemical nerve agent. Wiltshire Police described the emergency steps taken in response to Âa medical incidentÂŽ in Salisbury as precautions. The city spent months with quarantine tents and investigators in full-body protective gear combing for evidence after Sergei Skripal and his adult daughter were found unconscious on a bench in March. Its residents were put back on edge in June when a man and a woman living in a nearby town was hospitalized with signs of exposure to the same Soviet-made nerve agent, Novichok. The woman, 44-year-old Dawn Sturgess, died. BritainÂs counter-terrorism police said this month they think SturgessÂ boyfriend found a counterfeit perfume bottle containing remnants of the substance originally applied on the front door of Skripals home in Salisbury. The conditions of a man and woman who got sick at Prezzo restaurant in Salisbury was under investigation. ÂAs a precautionary measure, the restaurant and surrounding roads have been cordoned off while ofÂ“cers attend the scene and establish the circumstances surrounding what has led them to fall ill,ÂŽ Wiltshire police said in a statement. British prosecutors have charged two Russian men in absentia with poisoning Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia. They have alleged Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov were Russian intelligence agents, which they and Moscow have denied.Roads shut after 2 fall ill in UK city where ex-spy poisonedMexican presidentelect introduces civilian head of securityMEXICO CITY (AP) Â„ MexicoÂs president-elect has kicked off a nationwide tour with his new head of security in tow: a restaurant owner named Daniel Asaf. Incoming President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador introduced Asaf to reporters Sunday at Mexico CityÂs international airport. He will be the coordinator of a group of 20 civilian assistants who will rotate Â“ve at a time to accompany Lopez Obrador instead of the Mexican equivalent of the secret service. The wildly popular Lopez Obrador is to take ofÂ“ce Dec. 1. He enjoys engaging with everyday Mexicans and is mobbed daily by well-wishers. He shakes hands. He poses for pictures. And he pauses to listen to pleas that range from tearful requests for assistance locating kidnapped or missing loved ones to humble requests for a job.Migrants injured crossing GreeceTurkey borderTHESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) Â„ Three migrants were injured when the truck in which they were riding with 38 others crashed through a fence in Greece and collided with a parked car outside a town near the Greece-Turkey border, police said Sunday. Police said the truckÂs 27-year-old Afghan driver was arrested after the accident outside Didymoticho on Saturday. They alleged he failed to stop at a police checkpoint before the truck ended up in a homeÂs front yard. The 41 passengers were from Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan and Palestine and allegedly crossed the nearby river border before the truck picked them up in Greece, police said. The people injured were taken to a hospital. One was a minor. Police said the migrants paid between 1,000 and 1,500 euros ($1,160 to $1,740) each to be transported from the border to the city of Thessaloniki in northern Greece or the capital, Athens. HEADLINES AROUND THE WORLDWORLD/STATE NEWS
The Sun | Monday, September 17, 2018 www.yoursun.com E/N/C Page 3By MATTHEW LEEAP DIPLOMATIC WRITERWASHINGTON Â„ Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has unloaded on his Obama-era predecessor John Kerry for Âactively underminingÂŽ U.S. policy on Iran by meeting several times recently with the Iranian foreign minister, who was his main interlocutor in the Iran nuclear deal negotiations. In unusually blunt and caustic language, Pompeo said Friday that KerryÂs meetings with Mohammad Javad Zarif were Âunseemly and unprecedentedÂŽ and Âbeyond inappropriate.ÂŽ President Donald Trump had late Thursday accused Kerry of holding Âillegal meetings with the very hostile Iranian Regime, which can only serve to undercut our great work to the detriment of the American people.ÂŽ Pompeo said he would leave Âlegal determinations to othersÂŽ but slammed Kerry as a former secretary of state for engaging with Âthe worldÂs largest state-sponsor of terrorÂŽ and telling Iran to Âwait out this administration.ÂŽ He noted that just this week Iranianbacked militias had Â“red rockets at U.S. diplomatic compounds in Iraq. ÂYou canÂt Â“nd precedent for this in U.S. history, and Secretary Kerry ought not to engage in that kind of behavior,ÂŽ an agitated Pompeo told reporters at the State Department. ÂItÂs inconsistent with what foreign policy of the United States is as directed by this president, and it is beyond inappropriate for him to be engaged.ÂŽ Kerry, who is promoting his new book ÂEvery Day is Extra,ÂŽ tweeted a response to Trump that referred to the presidentÂs former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, who agreed on Friday to cooperate with the special counselÂs investigation into Russia interference in the 2016 presidential election and possible coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign. ÂMr. President, you should be more worried about Paul Manafort meeting with Robert Mueller than me meeting with IranÂs FM. But if you want to learn something about the nuclear agreement that made the world safer, buy my new book,ÂŽ said Kerry. He has been harshly critical of the president and his decision in May to withdraw from the Iran deal but denies ÂcoachingÂŽ Tehran. In a statement, his spokesman, Matt Summers, said: ÂThereÂs nothing unusual, let alone unseemly or inappropriate, about former diplomats meeting with foreign counterparts. Secretary (Henry) Kissinger has done it for decades with Russia and China. What is unseemly and unprecedented is for the podium of the State Department to be hijacked for political theatrics.ÂŽ Pompeo also took to task former Energy Secretary Earnest Moniz and ex-Iran deal negotiator Wendy Sherman for joining Kerry at a meeting with Zarif and other Iranian ofÂ“cials earlier this year at a security conference in Munich Â„ though Sherman said Friday she wasnÂt with Kerry and Moniz when she met Zarif there. Along with Kerry, Moniz and Sherman played key roles in negotiating the 2015 agreement between Iran and several world powers that lifted sanctions against Tehran in exchange for restrictions on its nuclear program. ÂI wasnÂt in the meeting, but I am reasonably conÂ“dent that he was not there in support of U.S. policy with respect to the Islamic Republic of Iran,ÂŽ Pompeo said. ÂFormer secretaries of state Â„ all of them, from either political party Â„ ought not to be engaged inÂŽ this kind of activity, he said. ÂActively undermining U.S. policy as a former secretary of state is literally unheard of.ÂŽ Meetings between a private U.S. citizen and foreign ofÂ“cial are not against the law and not necessarily inappropriate or a violation of federal regulations, but Trump, Pompeo and several GOP lawmakers say they are evidence Kerry and former Obama administration ofÂ“cials are trying to subvert TrumpÂs hard line on Iran. ÂJohn Kerry had illegal meetings with the very hostile Iranian Regime, which can only serve to undercut our great work to the detriment of the American people,ÂŽ Trump tweeted late Thursday. ÂHe told them to wait out the Trump Administration! Was he registered under the Foreign Agents Registration Act? BAD!ÂŽ The law Trump invoked Â„ the Foreign Agents Registration Act, or FARA Â„ requires registration and transparency by people or companies acting on behalf of foreign governments, political parties or individuals. But Josh Rosenstein, a partner with the Washington law Â“rm Sandler Reiff and a specialist in lobbying compliance, said there are too many unanswered questions to know whether the law applies to KerryÂs interactions with Zarif. FARAÂs provisions donÂt extend to activities conducted entirely overseas, so where Kerry interacted with him matters. Also unclear is whether any Iranians speciÂ“cally asked Kerry for advice. ÂThe devilÂs always in the details,ÂŽ Rosenstein said. ÂSimply offering advice to a foreign government doesnÂt make you a foreign agent.ÂŽ When reports of KerryÂs ex-ofÂ“cio contacts with Zarif Â“rst surfaced in May, Trump tweeted similar thoughts. ÂJohn Kerry canÂt get over the fact that he had his chance and blew it! Stay away from negotiations John, you are hurting your country!ÂŽ he said on May 8. A day earlier, he tweeted: ÂThe United States does not need John KerryÂs possibly illegal Shadow Diplomacy on the very badly negotiated Iran Deal. He was the one that created this MESS in the Â“rst place!ÂŽ Trump and PompeoÂs criticism came after Kerry told conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt on Wednesday that earlier reports of his meetings with Zarif were correct: They had met three or four times since Kerry left ofÂ“ce but not since Pompeo took the job in April. One of those meetings took place in Oslo, Norway, and another in Munich, he said. A third is reported to have occurred at the United Nations headquarters, which is not technically on U.S. soil. Kerry told Hewitt that he was not coaching the Iranians on how to deal with the Trump administration. ÂThatÂs not my job, and my coaching him would not, you know, thatÂs not how it works,ÂŽ he said in the interview. ÂWhat I have done is tried to elicit from him (Zarif) what Iran might be willing to do in order to change the dynamic in the Middle East for the better.ÂŽTrump, Pompeo bash ex-Secretary of State Kerry on Iran talks AP FILE PHOTOSSecretary of State Mike Pompeo Former U.S Secretary of State John Kerry By LAURA KINGLOS ANGELES TIMES (TNS)WASHINGTON Â„ President Donald Trump, who spent some of the last week forcefully questioning the ofÂ“cially accepted death toll of nearly 3,000 last year in Puerto Rico as a result of Hurricane Maria, said Sunday that no effort would be spared in helping those affected by storm Florence in the Carolinas. ÂFEMA, First Responders and Law Enforcement are working really hard on hurricane Florence,ÂŽ Trump said on Twitter. ÂAs the storm begins to Â“nally recede, they will kick into an even higher gear. Very Professional.ÂŽ FEMA director William ÂBrockÂŽ Long, meanwhile, seemed to echo the president in casting doubt on an independent study by George Washington University researchers released in late August that formed the basis for the estimated toll of 2,975 that has been accepted by Puerto RicoÂs government. Earlier estimates of Hurricane Maria-related deaths were far lower for the island of about 3.3 million people, a United States territory where residents are U.S. citizens at birth. Hurricane Maria hit the island Sept. 20, 2017. Long said on ÂFox News SundayÂŽ that it was Âhard to tell whatÂs accurateÂŽ regarding the death toll. ÂThereÂs a lot of issues with numbers being all over the place,ÂŽ he said. Trump claimed last week on Twitter, without evidence, that the Puerto Rico toll was inÂ”ated by Democrats Âin order to make me look as bad as possible.ÂŽ Long avoided comment on the particulars of that claim, but suggested that indirect deaths sometimes skewed record-keeping. The study by the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health compared the islandÂs death rates in previous years with those in the six months after the storm hit, when there was prolonged loss of power and access to medical treatment.FEMA director seems to echo TrumpÂs skepticism of Puerto Rico hurricane death toll WASHINGTON (AP) Â„ The House intelligence committee chairman said Sunday he plans to release the transcripts of dozens of private interviews conducted during its investigation into Russian election-meddling and would push the director of national intelligence to declassify others. ÂI think full transparency is in order here, so I expect to make those (transcripts) available from our committee to the American public here in the next few weeks,ÂŽ said Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., months after the GOP colleague who led the investigation said such a release could have a Âchilling impactÂŽ on testimony in future inquiries. He said the committee interviewed nearly 70 people, and he estimated that about 70 percent to 80 percent of those interviews are not classiÂ“ed. ÂThose need to be published, and they need to be published, I think, before the election,ÂŽ which is Nov. 6, Nunes told Fox News ChannelÂs ÂSunday Morning Futures.ÂŽ Nunes said he hoped it would take Dan Coats, the national intelligence director, only Âa matter of daysÂŽ to act once Nunes made his request about the classiÂ“ed depositions, and Âthey donÂt do their normal foot-dragging where they slow roll and we donÂt get these before the election.ÂŽ Making the transcripts available can only be done by committee vote. Committee Democrats have said they want the transcripts made public. The committee already has released a handful of transcripts, but only in cases where the witness insisted on a public disclosure. GOP Rep. Mike Conaway of Texas, who led the investigation, said in March, when the committee completed a draft of its Â“nal report that found no coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign, that he decided against releasing the whole transcripts for fear it could hinder future probes. Rep. Adam Schiff of California, the highest ranking Democrat on the House intelligence committee, called upon Nunes to schedule a meeting ÂimmediatelyÂŽ so members could vote on releasing the transcripts. The Schiff has favored complete disclosure so the public could make its own judgment about the witnesses. ÂThe American people deserve to see what we uncovered, the questions witnesses refused to answer,ÂŽ Schiff said in a statement released Sunday. That is the approach Nunes is taking, saying he wanted Americans to Âsee the work that we did and they can see all the people that were interviewed by us and their answers to those questions.ÂŽ Nunes said ÂthereÂs so much thatÂs out there thatÂs misinformation or disinformation on this ÂRussia-gateÂ Â“asco that we need this information out before the election.ÂŽ That both Republicans and Democrats want the transcripts released underscores the partisan lens through which each side has viewed the investigation. Republicans are likely to say that the content of the interviews proves there was no evidence of collusion between TrumpÂs campaign and Russia; Democrats probably would say they prove there was evidence. The Senate intelligence committee is still conducting its own investigation and has interviewed far more witnesses than the shorter House probe. The chairman, North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr, has said he wonÂt release committee documents, so it is unclear whether any of those interviews will ever become public.GOP push to release House interviews in Russia investigation Fugitive sought in Trump threats suspected in theftHAZLETON, Pa. (AP) Â„ Federal authorities suspect a man accused of having threatened President Donald Trump and other ofÂ“cials may have stolen a truck overnight from the same northeastern Pennsylvania business he is believed to have burglarized earlier this month. U.S. Marshals, the FBI and the U.S. Secret Service have been searching for 27-yearold Shawn Christy of McAdoo for more than two months, saying he has threatened to use Âfull lethal force on any law enforcement ofÂ“cer that tries to detain me.ÂŽ State police in Luzerne County said the truck was reported stolen at 12:30 a.m. Sunday from the Skitco Iron Works in Hazle Township, from which Christy is believed to have stolen food, money and a shotgun. ÂFederal agents are considering Christy a suspect in this vehicle theft because Christy is believed to have burglarized the same business on Sept. 5th and was known to still be in the immediate area,ÂŽ the U.S. Marshals said in a statement Sunday. A federal warrant was issued June 19 for Christy in relation to Facebook threats against Northampton CountyÂs district attorney, alleging that he posted ÂI promise IÂll put a bullet in your head as soon as I put one in the head of President Donald J. Trump.ÂŽ Christy is also wanted in Pennsylvania on arrest warrants for burglary, probation violation, and failure to appear for an aggravated assault case. His parents said Thursday that Christy sent a Facebook message to them saying he Âwas slowed down a bitÂŽ after he may have broken his knee during a Maryland Âgetaway.ÂŽ The message ends: ÂStay safe, I have a mission to complete.ÂŽ Federal authorities have asked for help for the public, offering a reward of up to $20,000, but warn that Christy should be considered armed and dangerous.Sessions calls family of MS-13 victimÂs mom killed by carBRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) Â„ U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions offered his condolences to the family of Evelyn Rodriguez, who was struck and killed by a car after a heated confrontation with the driver at the memorial of her daughter killed by MS-13 gang members two years ago. Her partner, Freddy Cuevas, told Newsday on Sunday that Sessions cited the Long Island motherÂs work taking on MS13. Rodriguez was recognized by President Donald Trump at the State of the Union in his campaign against deadly MS-13 gang violence. ÂHeÂs a great guy,ÂŽ Cuevas said of Sessions. ÂI appreciate it. For him to take the time out to reach out to me and say Evelyn went through this tragic loss and our family did as well, for him to do that is huge.ÂŽ Rodriguez was hit Friday afternoon Brentwood, near where her 16-year-old daughter Kayla CuevasÂ body was found beaten and slashed two years ago to the day, police said. CuevasÂ friend, 15-year-old Nisa Mickens was also killed. Rodriguez and the driver, a relative of a person who lives near the memorial, were arguing over its placement, police said. Rodriguez, 50, and another person were seen standing in the street and yelling at the driver of the SUV before the vehicle sped forward and struck her. The driver, who wasnÂt hurt, remained at the scene and called 911, police said. They have not released her name. Suffolk County police said Sunday afternoon that no charges have been Â“led. The girlsÂ alleged killers, who were arrested along with about a dozen other suspected MS-13 members, are facing murder charges that could result in the death penalty. MS-13, or the Mara Salvatrucha, is blamed for dozens of killings on Long Island since 2016. Trump has blamed the violence on lax immigration policies.Grizzlies suspected in fatal attack trapped, killedJACKSON, Wyo. (AP) Â„ Wyoming ofÂ“cials have trapped and killed two grizzly bears they believe killed a hunting outÂ“tter and injured his client. Wyoming Game and Fish Department regional supervisor Brad Hovinga said Sunday the grizzlies that were killed matched the description of those that killed 37-year-old outÂ“tter Mark Uptain. UptainÂs body was found Saturday in the Teton Wilderness east of Grand Teton National Park. Corey Chubon of Florida had leg, chest and arm injuries but was released from a hospital. Hovinga suspects the bears were a sow and its grown cub. He tells the Jackson Hole News & Guide the bears werenÂt behaving normally. The men planned to retrieve an elk Chubon had killed. The bears apparently werenÂt feeding on the elk or guarding the meat. HEADLINES AROUND THE NATIONNATIONAL NEWS
Page 4 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun | Monday, September 17, 2018ALMANACToday is Monday, Sept. 17, the 260th day of 2018. There are 105 days left in the year.Today in historyOn Sept. 17, 1787, the Constitution of the United States was completed and signed by a majority of delegates attending the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia.On this dateIn 1862 more than 3,600 men were killed in the Civil War Battle of Antietam in Maryland. In 1920 the American Professional Football Association Â„ a precursor of the National Football League Â„ was formed in Canton, Ohio. In 1939 the Soviet Union invaded Poland during World War II, more than two weeks after Nazi Germany had launched its assault. In 1964 the James Bond movie ÂGoldfinger,ÂŽ starring Sean Connery, premiered in London. The fantasy sitcom ÂBewitched,ÂŽ starring Elizabeth Montgomery, debuted on ABC-TV. In 1980 former Nicaraguan president Anastasio Somoza was assassinated in Paraguay. In 1987 the city of Philadelphia, birthplace of the U.S. Constitution, threw a big party to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the historic document; in a speech at Independence Hall, President Ronald Reagan acclaimed the framing of the Constitution as a milestone Âthat would profoundly and forever alter not just these United States but the world.ÂŽ In 1999 President Bill Clinton lifted restrictions on trade, travel and banking imposed on North Korea a half-century earlier, rewarding it for agreeing to curb missile tests In 2001, Six days after 9/11, stock prices nosedived but stopped short of collapse in an emotional, flag-waving reopening of Wall Street; the Dow Jones industrial average ended the day down 684.81 at 8,920.70. In 2011 a demonstration calling itself Occupy Wall Street began in New York, prompting similar protests around the U.S. and the world. Five years ago: Engineers declared success as the Costa Concordia cruise ship was pulled completely upright during an unprecedented, 19-hour operation to wrench it from its side where it had capsized off Tuscany in 2012. TodayÂs birthdays Sen. Charles E. Grassley, R-Iowa, is 85. Retired Supreme Court Justice David H. Souter is 79. Singer LaMonte McLemore (The Fifth Dimension) is 83. Retired U.S. Marine Gen. Anthony Zinni is 75. Basketball Hall of Fame coach Phil Jackson is 73. Singer Fee Waybill is 70. Actress Cassandra Peterson (ÂElvira, Mistress of the DarkÂŽ) is 67. Comedian Rita Rudner is 65. Muppeteer Kevin Clash (former voice of Elmo on ÂSesame StreetÂŽ) is 58. Director-actor Paul Feig is 56. Singer BeBe Winans is 56. Actor Kyle Chandler is 53. Director-producer Bryan Singer is 53. Rapper Doug E. Fresh is 52. Actor Malik Yoba is 51. Rock singer Anastacia is 50. Rock musician Keith Flint (Prodigy) is 49. Actor Matthew Settle is 49. Rapper Vinnie (Naughty By Nature) is 48. Actor-comedian Bobby Lee is 47. Actor Felix Solis is 47. Rhythmand-blues singer Marcus Sanders (Hi-Five) is 45. Actress-singer Nona Gaye is 44. Singer-actor Constantine Maroulis is 43. NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson is 43. Pop singer Maile Misajon (EdenÂs Crush) is 42. Country singer-songwriter Stephen Cochran is 39. Rock musician Chuck Comeau (Simple Plan) is 39. Actor Billy Miller is 39. Country singer Desi Wasdin (3 of Hearts) is 35. Rock musician Jon Walker is 33. Actress Danielle Brooks is 29. Bible verseÂFor the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God; and the dead in Christ shall rise first: Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air; and so shall we ever be with the Lord.ÂŽ Â„ I Thessalonians 4:16, 17. We should put more emphasis on the meeting than the parting. In my FatherÂs house are many mansions. ...ÂŽ of Lebanon, has been the beating heart of the rebellion for years. In rebel hands since 2015, it is the largest contiguous territory they controlled. It has access to Turkish borders, securing supply lines for weapons, Â“ghters and aid. For the past two years, Idlib became the shoebox into which were pushed an estimated 20,000 rebel Â“ghters from around the country, after their losses to government troops and surrender deals negotiated with Russia and Damascus following devastating sieges. Civilians who refused to go back under government rule were also bussed there, nearly doubling the provinceÂs population. Among the estimated 60,000 opposition Â“ghters in Idlib are at least 10,000 radicals afÂ“liated with the al-Qaida-linked group, Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (Arabic for Levant Liberation Committee). Thousands of foreign Â“ghters, from China, Europe and the Middle East, are the backbone of the radical groups. The Turkish reinforcements are going to 12 observation points that Ankara set up around Idlib last year under a deal with Russia and Iran creating a Âde-escalation zone.ÂŽ The deal also effectively stopped an earlier government advance and set Turkey up as IdlibÂs protector. Separately, Turkey has troops stationed in the enclave under its control north and east of Idlib, where it backs Syrian opposition Â“ghters and a civilian administration. It is part of its plan to create a safe area along the border where some of the more than 3 million Syrian refugees it hosts may return. Ankara initially sent in its troops more than two years ago to push out the Islamic State group and Syrian Kurdish Â“ghters. For Ankara, the increasingly assertive, U.S.-backed Syrian Kurds were an existential threat that encourages the aspirations of its own Kurdish insurgents. ÂIn the mind of the rebellion, the hope is that from Turkish support they can have ... a republic of northern Syria, protected by Turkey like Northern Cyprus,ÂŽ said Fabrice Balanche, a Syria watcher at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. These Turkeyadministered areas are likely to be the destination of the displaced and rebels of Idlib in case of an offensive. An Idlib offensive holds multiple threats for Turkey right on its border Â„ a humanitarian crisis, a security nightmare with thousands of gunmen loose and a defeat to its plans for the safe zone. If Syrian forces retake Idlib with no agreement on the fate of the opposition Â“ghters, they could threaten the Turkey-controlled enclave, and Ankara would lose credibility with the Â“ghters and leverage with Damascus on any future deal. ÂThere is really no way for the Syrian military and DamascusÂ allies to launch a military offensive on Idlib that doesnÂt have deeply negative, injurious effects on Turkey. There is no real way they can cushion this for Turkey,ÂŽ said Sam Heller, a Syria expert in the Brussels-based International Crisis Group. TurkeyÂs strategy in the opposition areas has been complicated by the presence of radical Â“ghters. By backing the National Front, it argued it can draw Â“ghters away from the al-Qaida-linked HTS, the dominant power in the province, forcing it to dissolve and creating a new opposition force ready to negotiate with the Syrian government. The strategy has had limited success. The National Front in recent months gained control of territory in Idlib from HTS, which still controls nearly 70 percent of the province. HTS began to show signs of splits and two weeks ago, Turkey declared it a terrorist group. But with the onset of a military offensive, HTS has set up joint operation rooms with different National Front factions. Making a rare video appearance in late August, HTS leader Abu Mohammed al-Golani Â„ wearing an olive-green military uniform Â„ vowed to Â“ght AssadÂs forces and said Turkish observation points were no protection. The HTS spokesman in Idlib said now was not the time to talk about dissolving into Turkish-backed rebel groups. He underlined that an arrangement must eventually be made for the foreign Â“ghters in the group. ÂRight now, no sound is louder than that of the battle,ÂŽ Imad Eddin Mujahed said. ÂWe have many military surprises; enough to upset the balance and ward off aggressors.ÂŽ In rallies around Idlib the last two weeks, protesters took to the streets to deny that the province is a hotbed of extremists. Thousands raised only the Â”ag of the Syrian revolution, a reminder that there was once a popular uprising against Assad, and Idlib is now its last bastion. Some raised banners reading: ÂThe rebels are our hope and the Turks are our brothers.ÂŽ Syrian forces and Iranian-backed militias are likely to avoid a clash with the Turkish troops. But the stance of the Syrian government and Iran is clear-cut: They vow to recapture all Syrian territory and are loath to see an expansion of Turkish and American inÂ”uence. They argue the West fueled jihadis with past support of the opposition and now must let Syria get rid of them. ÂAssad and Russia gave the choice to the international community: First we kill everybody. Second thing, (they said) if you want to protect (Idlib) then take those people you think are nice ... It is cynical but puts the international community before its contradictions,ÂŽ said Balanche. Al-Mustafa, the National Front spokesman, said the rebels are prepared for a battle he called Âexistential.ÂŽ But, he added, Âour cause will not end if we lose this battle.ÂŽBATTLEFROM PAGE 1 to protect against four different Â”u viruses: two inÂ”uenza A viruses and two inÂ”uenza B viruses. Most regular-dose eggbased Â”u shots will be quadrivalent. ÂAll recombinant vaccine will be quadrivalent. No trivalent recombinant vaccine will be available this season,ÂŽ the CDC said. Â…Â… Cell-grown Â”u vaccine will be quadrivalent. For this vaccine, the inÂ”uenza A(H3N2) and both inÂ”uenza B reference viruses will be cell-derived, and the inÂ”uenza A(H1N1) will be egg-derived. Â…Â… The intradermal Â”u vaccine, a shot injected into the skin instead of the muscle using a smaller needle than the regular Â”u shot and requiring less antigen to be as effective as the regular Â”u shot, will not be available this season. Â…Â… The age recommendation for Fluarix Equivalent, which uses mammalian culture rather than chicken embryos, was changed from 3 years old and older to 6 months and older. Â…Â… The age recommendation for AÂ”uria Quadrivalent, an inactivated inÂ”uenza vaccine, was changed from 18 years and older to 5 years and older. According to the CDC, ÂÂ”u vaccines protect against the three or four viruses that research suggests will be most common.ÂŽFLUFROM PAGE 1 scheduled. Graham said heÂd compare her story against all the other information the committee has so far considered about Kavanaaugh. Critics have accused Republicans of fast-tracking the process to get Kavanaugh seated on the court ahead of the Â“rst day of the fall term, Oct. 1. Senate Republicans, along with the White House, see no need to postpone voting over what they consider uncorroborated and unveriÂ“able accusations, according to a person familiar with the situation but not authorized to speak publicly. In considering their options Sunday, Republicans largely settled on the view that FordÂs story alone was not enough to delay KavanaughÂs conÂ“rmation. Grassley could invite Ford to testify, likely in closed session before Thursday. Kavanaugh would also probably be asked to appear before senators. The panel would also likely seek testimony from Mark Judge, KavanaughÂs friend and classmate. Ford identiÂ“ed Judge as the friend who jumped on top of her and Kavanaugh. Judge has denied that the incident happened. Republicans have not settled on the strategy, the person familiar with the situation said, but were weighing options, including doing nothing. Republicans say the allegations have already cast a shadow over Kavanaugh but that it does not appear to be enough to change the votes in the narrowly divided 51-49 Senate. Key will be the views of Sens. Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, who did not immediately comment publicly Sunday. A spokesman for Grassley said Kavanaugh already went through several days of hearings and was investigated by the FBI. The White House has accused Feinstein, who revealed the letterÂs existence late last week, of mounting an Â11th hour attempt to delay his conÂ“rmation.ÂŽ The White House has sought to cast doubt about Ford allegation, noting that the FBI has repeatedly investigated Kavanaugh since the 1990s for highly sensitive roles he has held, including in the ofÂ“ce of independent counsel Ken Starr, the White House and his current post on the federal appeals court in Washington. Both Democratic and Republican senators questioned FeinsteinÂs handling of the allegation. Feinstein on Sunday called on the FBI to investigate FordÂs story Âbefore the Senate moves forward on this nominee.ÂŽ KavanaughÂs nomination has sharply divided an already closely divided Senate, with most Democrats opposing him and most Republicans supporting him. But the allegations of sexual misconduct, particularly coming amid the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment, coupled with FordÂs emergence could complicate matters, especially as key Republican senators, including Collins and Murkowski, are under enormous pressure from outside groups who want them to oppose Kavanaugh on grounds that as a justice he could vote to undercut the Roe v. Wade ruling legalizing abortion in the U.S. Collins and Murkowski have not said how they will vote. Neither senator is on the Judiciary Committee, which is scheduled to vote on a recommendation for the lifetime appointment. Ford told the Post that Kavanaugh and a friend Â„ both Âstumbling drunk,ÂŽ she says Â„ corralled her into a bedroom during a house party in Maryland in the early 1980s when she was around 15 and Kavanaugh was around 17. She says Kavanaugh groped her over her clothes, grinded his body against hers and tried to take off her one-piece swimsuit and the outÂ“t she wore over it. Kavanaugh covered her mouth with his hand when she tried to scream, she says. She escaped when KavanaughÂs friend jumped on them and everyone tumbled, she says. In the interview, Ford says she never revealed what had happened to her until 2012, when she and her husband sought couples therapy. Portions of her therapistÂs notes, which Ford provided to the Post, do not mention Kavanaugh by name but say Ford reported being attacked by students Âfrom an elitist boysÂ schoolÂŽ who went on to become Âhighly respected and high-ranking members of society in Washington.ÂŽ Kavanaugh attended a private school for boys in Maryland while Ford attended a nearby school. FordÂs husband, Russell Ford, also told the newspaper that his wife described during therapy being trapped in a room with two drunken boys and that one of them had pinned her to a bed, molested her and tried to prevent from screaming. He said he recalled his wife using KavanaughÂs last name and expressing concern that Kavanaugh Â„ then a federal judge Â„ might someday be nominated to the Supreme Court. The therapistÂs notes say four boys were involved, but Ford says that was an error by the therapist. Ford says four boys were at the party, but only two boys were in the room at the time. Ford had contacted the Post through a tip line in early July after it had become clear that Kavanaugh was on TrumpÂs shortlist to Â“ll a vacancy but before the Republican president nominated him, the newspaper said. A registered Democrat, Ford contacted her representative in Congress, Democrat Anna Eshoo, around the same time. In late July, Ford sent a letter through EshooÂs ofÂ“ce to Feinstein. Feinstein said she notiÂ“ed federal investigators about the letter, and the FBI conÂ“rmed it has included the information in the letter in KavanaughÂs background Â“le, which all senators can read. Sixty-Â“ve women who knew Kavanagh in high school defended him in another letter, circulated by Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans, as someone who Âalways treated women with decency and respect.ÂŽ Ford told the Post she changed her mind about coming forward after watching portions of her story come out without her permission. She said if anyone was going to tell her story, she wanted to be the one to tell it.KAVANAUGHFROM PAGE 1 By JUAN A. LOZANOASSOCIATED PRESSHOUSTON Â„ A U.S. Border Patrol supervisor was jailed Sunday on $2.5 million bond in Texas, accused of killing at least four women and injuring a Â“fth who managed to escape. Juan David Ortiz, 35, was in custody in Laredo on four counts of murder along with charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and unlawful restraint, Webb County jail records showed. Ortiz was arrested a day earlier, after being found hiding in a truck in a hotel parking lot in Laredo, at about 2 a.m. Saturday, capping what investigators portrayed as a 10-day string of violence. Webb County District Attorney Isidro Alaniz said Saturday that investigators Âconsider this to be a serial killerÂŽ whose victims were believed to be prostitutes. Alaniz described how the Customs and Border Patrol intel supervisor continued going to work as usual throughout that time. ÂAs law enforcement was looking for the killer ... he would be reporting to work every day like normal,ÂŽ he said. It all began with the discovery Sept. 4 of the body of 29-year-old Melissa Ramirez. According to a police afÂ“davit Ortiz said he killed Ramirez a day earlier. Like the other victims, Ramirez was shot in the head and left in a road. She was a mother of two. A second victim, 42-yearold Claudine Anne Luera, was found shot and left in the road Thursday morning, badly injured but still alive, according to the afÂ“davit. The mother of Â“ve died at a hospital later that day. On Friday, according to the afÂ“davit, Ortiz picked up a woman named Erika Pena. She told police she struggled with Ortiz inside his truck, where he pointed a pistol at her, but that she was able to Â”ee. According to the afÂ“davit, Ortiz told investigators that after Pena ran off, he picked up his last two victims, whose identities have not yet been released by authorities. Jail records donÂt list an attorney to speak for Ortiz, who had worked for Border Patrol for 10 years. Alaniz said the dead are believed to have been prostitutes and that one of them was a transgender woman. At least two were U.S. citizens; the nationalities of the others were not known, he said.$2.5M bond for Border Patrol agent in killings of 4 in Texas ORTIZFROM PAGE ONE
The Sun | Monday, September 17, 2018 www.yoursun.com E/N/C Page 5 MARMADUKE By Brad Anderson Cryptoquip 2011 by King Features Syndicate Challenger SaturdayÂs Challenger Answers DEAR DR. ROACH: My dad recently passed away as a result of cirrhosis of the liver. He also had Parkinson's disease for 10 years. Several other people we know who have Parkinson's also have cirrhosis. Is it possible that his Parkinson's medication could have caused the cirrhosis? My dad was 78. He did drink beer up until about 10 years ago, mainly socially and nothing real extensive. He was a little overweight, probably by 30 or 40 pounds. The medication that he was on was carbidopa/levodopa. It just seems like it would be too much of a coincidence that there are several people with the exact circumstances as my dad. Â„ E.S. ANSWER: I am sorry to hear about your dad passing. Carbidopa/levodopa (Sinemet) is a common, well-established treatment for Parkinson's disease. While it's impossible to say with certainty in any given person, carbidopa/levodopa is almost never associated with serious liver damage, so cirrhosis related to this drug would be exceedingly unlikely. In your dad's case, it's much more likely that he had fatty liver disease, which is associated with being overweight (and especially in people with diabetes, if your dad had that). This is a much more likely cause of cirrhosis, in my opinion. Although he may not have consumed a lot of beer, any alcohol increases the risk of liver damage in a person who already has some liver problem, including fatty liver. The only denitive treatment for fatty liver is a better diet and weight loss (and, of course, alcohol abstinence, at least in people with abnormal liver enzymes by blood testing). A diet of mostly plants with little meat, almost no rened sugar or processed carbohydrates, and with nuts and whole grains, can help control diabetes and foster weight loss, which can sometimes reverse the damage to the liver. To answer your question directly, Parkinson's disease and cirrhosis both are common, and it's not too much of a coincidence to see several people with that combination. DEAR DR. ROACH: I recently opened up some stored tuna that my son had saved for me. He loves to hunt his own food. When I ate it, I realized that when he had gone to Alaska, he had not only hunted tuna but also black bear. He had used the black bear grease to cure the tuna. I was mortied that he had used a protected animal to preserve his tuna. I reluctantly ate it anyway. Now, I am worried about my health. Will anything happen to me healthwise because I have eaten the grease from a black bear from Alaska? The bear was wild, so could it have had a disease, like rabies? I'm sure it has never been vaccinated. Â„ Anon. ANSWER: Black bears are hunted in many states, and although it is regulated (you need a license) in Alaska, they are not a protected species under the Endangered Species Act. Black bears are hunted for both sport and meat. The major health risk from consuming bear meat is trichinella, a muscle parasite. The meat must be heated to a high temperature to be sure of killing the parasite. Grease from the bear should not have trichinella risk. Another concern is rabies. Rabies is possible but rare in bears. I doubt it could be transmitted from grease, though, as rabies virus lives in nervous tissue, not fat.DEAR ABBY: My husband, "Bill," and I have been happily married for 22 years and have two very active, beautiful children. Our oldest daughter has been playing on a traveling soccer team for the last ve years. Bill and I go all over the country to watch her play and have become very close to the head coach, "Marla," and her family. I recently learned through another parent that Bill dated Marla for three years prior to us getting married. This parent informed me the relationship between Bill and Marla was so serious they had discussed marriage. I couldn't understand why my husband would keep that information from me all this time. When I asked him, he said it was true, but he hadn't felt it had been necessary to tell me. Bill hasn't always been the greatest communicator, but I think this has crossed the line. I feel I have been misled and lied to. He acted as if he had never even met her. It makes me wonder how many other secrets he's hiding from me. I'm having a hard time trusting him now, and I feel there's something wrong with our relationship. I'm also uncomfortable around Marla and her family. I wonder if her husband knows about their relationship. Do I have the right to be upset about this situation? Â„ Kept In The Dark DEAR KEPT: You have the right to be upset about the deception. If you want to know if Marla's husband knows what went on between her and your husband, ask her. Perhaps she can ll you in on what else your husband "forgot" to mention. Bill appears to have a large character aw, and the two of you appear to have a serious communication problem. Before this damages your marriage further, you and Bill should schedule some sessions with a licensed marriage and family therapist. If he stonewalls or refuses to go with you, go without him. Dear Readers: Today's SOUND OFF is about the loss of "the human touch." Â„ Heloise "Dear Heloise: I'm tired of hearing 'Press 1 for English, press 2 for ...' I want to talk to a person. I called my bank recently and got a recording with options, none of which can answer my questions. I had to call the water department, and not one of the messages could steer me in the right direction. "Some companies have done away with customer service departments. We've lost the human touch that makes it easier and far more pleasant to do business. And when I called my doctor's oce with a question about my test results, I wasn't allowed to speak with him, but instead was sent to a physician assistant, who couldn't answer my questions. To all companies and oces that do business with the public, please put people back on the phones!" Â„ Audrey in San Jose, Calif. Parkinson's disease meds not likely related to cirrhosis Wife is blindsided by news of husband's past romance Call that needs an answerHints from Heloise Dr. Roach Dear Abby
Page 6 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun | Monday, September 17, 2018 ARIES (March 21-April 19). Alone, youÂre strong, but you can only do so much. Seek other strong people to add to your network. The rst step to accelerated success is to acquire support. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Release control and let the day take you where it will. What ensues will be highly creative. You could stumble onto a path that turns out to be more of a calling. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Though the physical you is certainly becoming, someone close is currently being magnetized to your very attractive mind. That said, remember you have nothing to prove, and sharing all you know is not advised. CANCER (June 22-July 22). Whether or not you know what you want, you are attracting it. ThatÂs why itÂs important to write down your thoughts on the subject. Try to dig deep. YouÂll be surprised by what you nd out about yourself. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Maybe you canÂt always be around the people you admire (because some of them are dead and others are inaccessible celebrities), but you can spend time with them through studying and imagination. Even better. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Though you donÂt want to cause stress by making others wait unnecessarily, the energy of rushing is also stressful. Both states are avoidable through proper time management and planning, which are your expertise. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). There are days when the obstacles are avoidable or easily surmountable or nonexistent. These are the smoother days, but not necessarily the better ones, when you consider that the obstacle is actually the path. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). The people who operate under a specic creed will intrigue you and make you question some of your views. Though there is no objective right or wrong here, there are ways of thinking that are more productive than others. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Nothing in the forest grows in the wrong place. Every seed nds its way to a useful purpose, whether itÂs in the stomach of a squirrel or in fertile soil. Rest assured that the natural progression is working toward the greater good. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Food for thought can be assessed for nutritive value just as food for the body can. YouÂll nd greater enrichment as you avoid the mental equivalent to junk food. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You donÂt have to go out of your way to nd or even create something beautiful today. ItÂs all there for you already; all you have to do is see it. Loving eyes bring normal things into stunning focus. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Spiritually driven, youÂre denitely no money-grubber. However, thereÂs nothing wrong with your craving for certain material creature comforts or even dreaming of riches as you will do today. TODAYÂS BIRTHDAY (Sept. 17). YouÂll set a goal that inspires your hopes. Ten smaller goals grow from it, the pursuit of which will culminate in a big trophy or the metaphoric equivalent. More highlights: The love and approval of someone you admire greatly will inspire you to oer yourself the same Â„ a lifechanging shift in your thinking. Pisces and Aries adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 31, 19, 44, 47 and 10. 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 17, 2018 www.yoursun.com 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 www.yoursun.com The Sun | Monday, September 17, 2018 ENTERTAINMENT NEWS PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BESTSELLERSBest-selling Books Week Ending 9/9/18HARDCOVER FICTION1. ÂLeverage in DeathÂŽ by J.D. Robb (St. MartinÂs Press) 2. ÂIn His FatherÂs FootstepsÂŽ by Danielle Steel (Delacorte) 3. ÂTexas RangerÂŽ by James Patterson and Andrew Bourelle (Little, Brown) 4. ÂThe President is MissingÂŽ by James Patterson and Bill Clinton (Little, Brown) 5. ÂDark SentinelÂŽ by Christine Feehan (Berkely) 6. ÂDepths of WinterÂŽ by Craig Johnson (Viking) 7. ÂThe Fall of GondolinÂŽ by J.R.R. Tolkien (HMH) 8. ÂThe OutsiderÂŽ by Stephen King (Scribner) 9. ÂTailspinÂŽ by Sandra Brown (Grand Central Publishing) 10. ÂWhere the Crawdads SingÂŽ by Della Owens (G.P. PutnamÂs Sons) 11. ÂTimelessÂŽ by R. A. Salvatore (Harper Voyager) 12. ÂPieces of HerÂŽ by Karin Slaughter (William Morrow) 13. ÂField of BonesÂ by J.A. Jance (William Morrow) 14. ÂCirceÂŽ by Madeline Miller (Little, Brown) 15. ÂThere ThereÂŽ by Tommy Orange (Knopf)HARDCOVER NONFICTION1. ÂGirl, Wash Your FaceÂŽ by Rachel Hollis (Thomas Nelson) 2. Â21 Lessons for the 21st CenturyÂŽ by Yuval Noah Harari (Random/Spiegel & Grau) 3. ÂThe Russia HoaxÂŽ by Gregg Jarrett (Broadside) 4. ÂMagnolia TableÂŽ by Joanna Gaines and Marah Stets (William Morrow Cookbooks) 5. ÂThe Restless WaveÂŽ by McCain/Salter (Simon & Schuster) 6. ÂEducatedÂŽ by Tara Westover (Random House) 7. Â12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to ChaosÂŽ by Jordan B. Peterson (Random House Canada) 8. ÂEvery Day is ExtraÂŽ by John Kerry (Simon & Schuster) 9. ÂSmall FryÂŽ by Lisa Brennan-Jobs (Grove) 10. ÂThe Coddling of the American MindÂŽ by Lukianoff/Haidt (Penguin) 11. ÂIÂd Rather Be ReadingÂŽ by Anne Bogel (Baker) 12. ÂLiars, Leakers and LiberalsÂŽ by Jeanine Pirro (Center Street) 13. ÂUnhingedÂŽ by Omarosa Manigault Newman (Gallery) 14. ÂThe Good NeighborÂŽ by Maxwell King (Abrams) 15. ÂFashion ClimbingÂŽ by Bill Cunningham (Penguin)MASS MARKET PAPERBACKS1. ÂHauntedÂŽ by Patterson/Born (Grand Central Publishing) 2. ÂSpringtime in Salt RiverÂŽ by RaeAnne Thayne (Harlequin) 3. ÂVince Flynn: Enemy of the StateÂŽ by Kyle Mills (Pocket) 4. ÂOriginÂŽ by Dan Brown (Anchor) 5. ÂThe Crooked StaircaseÂŽ by Sean Koontz (Bantam) 6. ÂThe Romanov RansomÂŽ by Cussler/Burcell (G.P. PutnamÂs Sons) 7. ÂA Reason to DieÂŽ by William W. Johnstone (Pinnacle) 8. ÂDark LegacyÂŽ by Christine Feehan (Berkley) 9. ÂThe Rooster BarÂŽ by John Grisham (Dell) 10. Â1022 Evergreen PlaceÂŽ by Debbie Macomber (Mira) 11. ÂOnly YouÂŽ by Nora Roberts (Silhouette) 12. ÂYou Will PayÂŽ by Lisa Jackson (Zebra) 13. ÂPast PerfectÂŽ by Danielle Steel (Dell) 14. ÂTropical BluesÂŽ by Sherryl Woods (Mira) 15. ÂEscapadeÂŽ by Diana Palmer (HQN)TRADE PAPERBACKS1. ÂRich People ProblemsÂŽ by Kevin Kwan (Anchor) 2. ÂThe Tatooist of AuschwitzÂŽ by Heather Morris (Harper) 3. ÂThe WinnerÂŽ by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing) 4. ÂThe Dark Between StarsÂŽ by Atticus (Atria) 5. ÂElinor Oliphant is Completely FineÂŽ by Gail Honeyman (Penguin) 6. ÂLessÂŽ by Andrew Sean Greer (Back Bay) 7. ÂLetters to ChurchÂŽ by Francis Chan (David C. Cook) 8. ÂA Simple FavorÂŽ (movie tie-in) by Darcey Bell (Harper) 9. ÂSapiensÂŽ by Yuval Noah Harari (Harper Perennial) 10. ÂGritÂŽ by Angela Duckworth (Scribner) 11. ÂInstant Pot MiracleÂŽ (HMH) 12. ÂThe Dutch WifeÂŽ by Ellen Keith (Park Row) 13. ÂCrazy Rich AsiansÂŽ (movie tie-in) by Kevin Kwan (Anchor) 14. ÂThe First LoveÂŽ by Beverly Lewis (Bethany House) 15. ÂThe Legend of KorraÂŽ by DiMartino/Koh (Dark Horse) BY LOS ANGELES TIMESRatings 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 WEEKÂAmerican ChaosÂŽ Â„ Filmmaker James D. Stern sought out Donald Trump supporters in 2016 in a bid to understand the then-presidential candidateÂs baffling appeal in this documentary. (1:30) R. ÂAnother TimeÂŽ Â„ A man travels back in time to find his true love. With Justin Hartley, Arielle Kebbel, James Kyson, Chrishell Stause. Written and directed by Thomas Hennessy. (1:29) NR. ÂArmedÂŽ Â„ Mario Van Peebles stars as a former U.S. marshal who learns that there may be something darker behind the botched mission that ruined his life. With Ryan Guzman, Columbus Short, Jemma Dallender, Laz Alonso, William Fichtner. Written and directed by Van Peebles. (2:00) R. ÂThe BasementÂŽ Â„ A young man is held captive by a role-playing serial killer. With Jackson Davis, Cayleb Long, Tracie Thoms, Bailey Anne Borders, Mischa Barton. Directed by Brian Conley. NR. ÂBel CantoÂŽ Â„ Julianne Moore stars as a famous soprano taken hostage with other guests as terrorists invade a private performance in a South American dictatorship. With Ken Watanabe, Sebastian Koch, Christopher Lambert, Ryo Kase. Written by Anthony Weintraub, Paul Weitz. Directed by Weitz. (1:40) NR. ÂBlazeÂŽ Â„ The story of Blaze Foley, an influential member of the Texas Outlaw music movement. With Benjamin Dickey, Alia Shawkat, Charlie Sexton, Josh Hamilton, Richard Linklater, Alynda Segarra, Sam Rockwell, Steve Zahn, Kris Kristofferson. Written by Ethan Hawke, Sybil Rosen, based on RosenÂs memoir. Directed by Hawke. (2:07) R. ÂA Boy. A Girl. A Dream.ÂŽ Â„ A young Midwesterner and an L.A. club promoter connect on the night of the 2016 U.S. presidential election. With Omari Hardwick, Meagan Good, Jay Ellis. Written by Qasim Basir, Samantha Tanner. Directed by Basir. (1:29) NR. ÂThe Children ActÂŽ Â„ A British High Court judge balances her role in ruling on the welfare of minors and an increasingly challenging relationship with her husband. With Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci, Fionn Whitehead. Written by Ian McEwan. Directed by Richard Eyre. (1:45) R. ÂDanger OneÂŽ Â„ A chaotic night of violence ensues when two paramedics decide to keep a million dollars they find on a dying man. With Tom Everett Scott, James Jurdi, Angelica Celaya. Written by Steffen Schlachtenhaufen. Directed by Tom Oesch. NR. ÂThe Dawn WallÂŽ Â„ A pair of American climbers attempt to scale a 3,000-foot Yosemite rock face in this adventure documentary. Featuring Kevin Jorgeson, Tommy Caldwell. Directed by Josh Lowell, Peter Mortimer. (1:40) NR. ÂDonÂt Leave HomeÂŽ Â„ An American artistÂs obsession with a dark myth leads her to a reclusive painter in Ireland. With Anna Margaret Hollyman, Lalor Roddy, Helena Bereen. Written and directed by Michael Tully. (1:26) NR. ÂFinal ScoreÂŽ Â„ A Russian rebel holds hostage a soccer stadium with 35,000 fans and only a U.S. military veteran can stop him. Dave Bautista, Pierce Brosnan, Ray Stevenson, Julian Cheung, Lara Peake, Alexandra Dinu, Ralph Brown. Written by Jonathan Frank, David T. Lynch, Keith Lynch. Directed by Scott Mann. (1:44) R. ÂFive Fingers for MarseillesÂŽ Â„ Released from prison, a South African man returns to his hometown and reunites his youthful band of rebels to seek frontier justice. With Vuyo Dabula, Hamilton Dhlamini, Zethu Dlomo, Kenneth Nkosi, Mduduzi Mabaso. Written by Sean Drummond. Directed by Michael Matthews. In Sesotho, English, Afrikaans, Xhosa with English subtitles. (2:00) NR. ÂFour HandsÂŽ Â„ Sisters who witnessed a heinous attack as children face a crisis in their relationship when the criminals are released 20 years later. With Frida-Lovisa Hamannm, Friederike Becht, Christoph Letkowski. Directed by Oliver Kienle. In German with English subtitles. (1:34) NR. ÂHalÂŽ Â„ Documentary on iconoclastic 1970s filmmaker Hal Ashby, director of ÂHarold & Maude,ÂŽ ÂShampooÂŽ and ÂComing Home.ÂŽ Featuring Lee Grant, Jane Fonda, Alexander Payne, Norman Jewison, Robert Towne. Directed by Amy Scott. (1:30) NR. ÂHot to TrotÂŽ Â„ Documentary on competitive same-sex ballroom dancing profiles participants as they make the personal political. Directed by Gail Freedman. (1:28) NR. ÂI Am Not a WitchÂŽ Â„ The mysterious arrival of an 8-year-old girl in a Zambian village triggers a wave of hysteria in this satire. Written and directed by Rungano Nyoni. (1:33) NR. ÂI Think WeÂre Alone NowÂŽ Â„ Peter Dinklage stars as a man whose idle as the presumed last soul on Earth is interrupted by the arrival of a young woman. With Elle Fanning. Written by Mike Makowsky. Directed by Reed Morano. (1:33) R. ÂInterferenceÂŽ Â„ On the verge of retirement, a detective seeks to identify the charred body of a woman found near the district attorneyÂs boat. With Tom Wisdom, Bruce Thomas, Victoria Gabrielle Platt. Written and directed by Linda Di Franco. NR. ÂThe Land of Steady HabitsÂŽ Â„ Newly retired with his sonsÂ college tuition paid off, a Connecticut man leaves his wife and embarks on a mission of self-discovery. With Ben Mendelsohn, Edie Falco, Connie Britton, Elizabeth Marvel, Thomas Mann, Bill Camp. Written and directed by Nicole Holofcener, based on the book by Ted Thompson. (1:38) NR. ÂLetter from MasanjiaÂŽ Â„ A note written by a political prisoner in China finds its way into Halloween decorations in Oregon triggering a series of global events leading to labor reform in this documentary. Directed by Leon Lee. (1:15) NR. ÂLife of the PartyÂŽ Â„ Friends attempt to break the 427-day world record for the longest house party. With Georgia Chara, Christopher Kirby, Holly Brisley. Writtten by Liam Barrett, Michael Budd. Directed by Budd. (1:24) NR. ÂLizzieÂŽ Â„ Chloe Sevigny and Kristen Stewart star as the infamous ax-wielder and the housemaid for whom she falls while living under the claustrophobic roof of her misogynist father. With Jamey Sheridan, Fiona Shaw, Kim Dickens, Denis OÂHare and Jeff Perry. Written by Bryce Kass. Directed by Craig William Macneill. (1:45) R. ÂLost ChildÂŽ Â„ Suffering from PTSD, an Army veteran returns home to the Ozarks and discovers an abandoned boy in the woods. With Leven Rambin, Taylor John Smith and Jim Parrack. Written by Tim Macy, Ramaa Mosley. Directed by Mosley. (1:36) NR. ÂMandyÂŽ Â„ Nicolas Cage and Andrea Riseborough play a Pacific Northwest couple whose forest home is destroyed by a ruthless cult. Written by Panos Cosmatos, Aaron Stewart-Ahn. Directed by Cosmatos. (2:01) NR. ÂMDMAÂŽ Â„ At a San Francisco university in 1984, a working-class girl finds an ingenious, if illegal, solution to her financial aid problems. With Annie Q., Francesca Eastwood, Pierson Fode. Written and directed by Angie Wang, based on her own experiences. (1:38) NR. ÂNellyÂŽ Â„ Drama about French Canadian sex worker-turned-novelist Nelly Arcand. With Mylene Mackay, Mickael Gouin, Catherine Brunet. Written and directed by Anne Emond. In French and English with English subtitles. (1:40) NR. ÂThe Public Image is RottenÂŽ Â„ Documentary follows John Lydon (a.k.a. Johnny Rotten) through his decades-long challenge to lift his 1980s band Public Image Ltd. out of the shadow of his former group, the Sex Pistols. Featuring Flea, Ad-Rock, Thurston Moore. Directed by Tabbert Filler. (1:43) NR. ÂReversing RoeÂŽ Â„ Documentary on the current state of abortion and womenÂs reproductive rights in the U.S. Directed by Ricki Stern, Annie Sundberg. (1:39) NR. Also on Netflix. ÂRodents of Unusual SizeÂŽ Â„ Documentary on the effect of the invasive nutria on post-Katrina New Orleans. Narrated by Wendell Pierce. Directed by Chris Metzler, Jeff Springer. (1:11) NR. ÂWhere Hands TouchÂŽ Â„ In 1944, an African German teenager becomes friends with a member of the Hitler Youth. With Amandla Stenberg, George MacKay, Abbie Cornish, Christopher Eccleston, Tom Sweet. Written and directed by Amma Asante. (2:02) NR. ÂA WizardÂs TaleÂŽ Â„ A boy must find a charm that will lift the spell of gloom that has befallen the Kingdom of Groovynham in this animated fantasy. Voices by Lily Collins, Ian McShane, Toby Kebbell. Written by Jim Hecht, Alicia Nunez Puerto. Directed by Andres Couturier. (1:37) NR. Movie guide: Capsule listingsBy LINDSEY BAHRAP FILM WRITERLOS ANGELES Â„ ÂThe PredatorÂŽ is at the top of the food chain in its Â“ rst weekend in theaters. 20th Century Fox said Sunday that the Â“ lm earned an estimated $24 million from more than 4,000 North American theaters. But with an $88 million production price tag, the Shane Black-directed installment in the 30-year-old franchise will be looking to international receipts to offset the cost. This weekend, it earned $30.7 million from 72 foreign markets, bringing the global total to $54.7 million. Domestic audiences were largely male (62 percent) and white (45 percent), and underwhelmed, giving the movie a C+ CinemaScore that echoed the tepid critical response. Starring Olivia Munn, Sterling K. Brown and Boyd Holbrook, ÂThe PredatorÂŽ made headlines just weeks before opening when the studio cut a scene that featured an actor who was a registered sex offender. It did not appear to have affected the Â“ lmÂs box ofÂ“ ce performance. ÂAny conversation raises awareness,ÂŽ said comScore senior media analyst Paul Dergarabedian. ÂIf people are talking about it then theyÂre aware of the movie.ÂŽ Second place went to the ÂConjuringÂŽ spinoff ÂThe Nun,ÂŽ which added $18.2 million in its second weekend. The horror pic has now grossed over $85 million. LionsgateÂs ÂA Simple FavorÂŽ opened close behind in third place with $16.1 million. The Â“ lm from director Paul Feig stars Anna Kendrick as a mommy blogger investigating the disappearance of her friend played by Blake Lively. Feig has referred to it as a Âfriller,ÂŽ a fun thriller. Female moviegoers drove the solid opening, making up 67 percent of the audience. ÂIt stood out in the marketplace,ÂŽ said David Spitz, LionsgateÂs distribution president. ÂIt kind of became an event Â“ lm. ThatÂs why we exceeded expectations.ÂŽ With a B+ CinemaScore, an older audience that doesnÂt rush out to theaters opening weekend and positive reviews, the studio expects the Â“ lm will continue to play well over the coming weeks. Fourth and Â“ fth places were neck and neck. According to Sunday estimates, ÂWhite Boy Rick,ÂŽ with $8.8 million, had a slight advantage over ÂCrazy Rich Asians,ÂŽ which added $8.7 million and is just shy of hitting $150 million. ÂWhite Boy Rick,ÂŽ based on a true story and starring Matthew McConaughey as the father of a teenage FBI informant, opened in 2,504 theaters. The Christian Â“ lm ÂUnbroken: Path to RedemptionÂŽ debuted in the No. 9 spot with $2.4 million. ItÂs based on Laura HillenbrandÂs novel about Olympian and World War II veteran Louis Zamperini and picks up where ÂUnbrokenÂŽ left off. September is often a slow time at the box ofÂ“ ce, making a $24 million launch somewhat notable, according to Dergarabedian. But while the year to date is still up nearly 9 percent, the weekend itself is down 5.8 percent from last year when ÂItÂŽ was still terrifying audiences and breaking records. 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 Â“ gures will be released Monday. 1. ÂThe Predator,ÂŽ $24 million ($30.7 million international). 2. ÂThe Nun,ÂŽ $18.2 million. 3. ÂA Simple Favor,ÂŽ $16.1 million. 4. ÂWhite Boy Rick,ÂŽ $8.8 million. 5. ÂCrazy Rich Asians,ÂŽ $8.7 million. 6. ÂPeppermint,ÂŽ $6.1 million. 7. ÂThe Meg,ÂŽ $3.8 million. 8. ÂSearching,ÂŽ $3.2 million. 9. ÂUnbroken: Path to Redemption,ÂŽ $2.4 million. 10. ÂMission: Impossible Â„ Fallout,ÂŽ $2.3 million.ÂThe PredatorÂ gobbles up competition LIONSGATE VIA APThis image released by Lionsgate shows Anna Kendrick, left, and Blake Lively in a scene from ÂA Simple Favor.ÂŽ 20TH CENTURY FOX VIA APThis image released by 20th Century Fox shows a scene from ÂThe Predator.ÂŽ adno=3608573VALID THROUGH SEPT. 30, 2018 VALID THROUGH SEPT. 30, 2018 VALID THROUGH SEPT. 30, 2018
SPORTSMonday, September 17, 2018 www.yoursun.com | www.facebook.com/SunPreps | @Sun_Preps Rays hold on to beat AÂs 5-4After eight scoreless innings for Oakland, AÂs Left Fielder Khris Davis hit a grand slam in the top of the ninth, but it wasnÂt enough to top the Rays. With the win, Tampa Bay secured its Â“rst winning season since 2013. See more on page 2INDEX | Lottery 2 | Local sports 3 | Pro baseball 4 | Scoreboard 5 | Colleges 6 | Golf 6 | NFL 7 Football is most certainly a numbers game. On Thursday, before watching North Port let one slip away a day later, I traveled home to Tampa to see my Â“anceÂs cousin Zach Â„ a kid IÂve indirectly taught the game of football since he was 7 or 8 years old Â„ play in his junior varsity game for Palm Harbor University High School. Zach plays linebacker, tight end and full back for the Hurricanes. He covers kickoffs, sets up punt blocks and is on the second line of kickoff return. Pretty much the only package he isnÂt in on is punts. It was a beautiful sight to sit there on the sidelines and watch him play for the Â“rst time. On one of the Â“rst plays he split out wide and leapt for a bubble screen thrown a bit high before turning it up Â“eld and breaking a tackle for a modest gain. HeÂs not the most outgoing kid on the Â“eld, usually quiet and keeps to himself. He doesnÂt get up after a 5-yard gain and get the Ârah-rahÂŽ going and put the attention on him. He goes in and does his assignment and squeezes in a break when he can. After his Â“rst drive I walked over to him as he sat out on a punt Â„ one of six plays he wasnÂt in on for the game Â„ and joked that he held on nearly every play that drive, before complimenting his reception. He was a good sport and smiled before running back out. It made me think of my playing days. I wasnÂt nearly as athletic or talented as he seems to be in his Â“rst year of high school ball, but I found ways to be productive. My dad would yell, ÂHit somebody!ÂŽ among other things, something I always appreciated and heard echoed Thursday from ZachÂs dad, who was watching with pride as his son played on the same Â“eld he did in high school, though on the opposite sideline. It was an exhilarating wave of nostalgia laced with another of regret that I never played past the youth level. Unfortunately ZachÂs teamÂs numbers were way down and most kids played both ways in the loss. When he came off the Â“eld I asked him if he was allowed to come out or if he chose to stay in and he said he just didnÂt want to come out. His dead eyes and heavy panting might have disagreed. For some teams, like Lemon Bay and DeSoto County in our area, dwindling bodies is the harsh reality. ItÂs something thatÂs somewhat out of the coaches control once the season starts and it forces teams to, as Lemon Bay coach Don Southwell put it last week, Âcharge hell with a water pistol.ÂŽ As it has all season, Lemon BayÂs fatigue reared itÂs ugly head at just the wrong moment late in the fourth quarter Friday against DeSoto. With 4:10 remaining in the game, DeSoto quarterback Arnold Mele squirted into the end zone to put the Bulldogs (2-1) up 24-22 after Lemon Bay (0-3) held a 22-6 lead in the third quarter. The Mantas got one last chance inside the DeSoto 20-yard line with under a minute to play, but a Trevor HodgesÂ pass to the end zone fell incomplete, keeping them winless on the year. That was sort of the theme around the area for most of the teams. Despite Charlotte (3-1) and Venice By JACOB HOAGSTAFF WRITERItÂs not always pretty and itÂs not 100 percent effective, but the Port Charlotte High School backÂ“eld is a dynamic bunch. Each with their own individual skill set, the trio of Anthony Ferrentino, Marc Jean-Louis and JaÂnyrein Washington has been helping to keep the Pirate offense churn. ÂIt all works together,ÂŽ Port Charlotte coach Jordan Ingman said. Jean-Louis is the speed back, taking sweeps and end arounds, sometimes even throwing, Washington brings the power and downhill play style that has worn defenses down and Ferrentino is a mixture of the two. So far theyÂve all seen success. In the PiratesÂ second game, Jean-Louis did more damage on the receiving end than in the backÂ“eld and backed up his 187-yard performance with 141 all-purpose yards a week later against Lemon Bay. Against Cape Coral on Friday, the senior added a touchdown, bringing his season total to nine in four games. Spelling Jean-Louis is Washington, who missed the opening two games with an upper body injury. At 191 pounds, Washington is the Pirates battering ram used to grind out tough yards between the tackles and loosen things up for sophomore quarterback Logan Rogers in the passing game. In his Â“rst game back, against Lemon Bay, Washington amassed 89 yards on 15 carries and gashed Cape Coral a few times on Friday as well. The injury came in the preseason game, but Washington insists heÂs passed it and feels 100 percent. ÂI felt back,ÂŽ Washington said of his Â“rst action. ÂI have a lot of things to work on since I missed out two weeks, but I felt good right away when I got out there. It was dumb hard missing though. Seeing the team out there practicing and doing good, I just wanted to be part of that.ÂŽ Ferrentino shouldered a heavy workload in the Pirates opening games with Washington out and Jean-Louis split out wide. FerrentinoÂs measurables stand at 5-foot-7, 160 pounds, according to the teamÂs Maxpreps page. His season-high was a 95-yard effort on 15 carries in the season opener against North Port. ÂIÂm just trying to grind,ÂŽ Ferrentino said. ÂIÂve got a good front line thatÂs blocking for me. I was taught since Pop By FRED GOODALLAP SPORTS WRITERTAMPA, Fla. Â„ Ryan Fitzpatrick threw for more than 400 yards and four touchdowns for the second straight week, leading the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a 27-21 victory over the reigning Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. Filling in for suspended quarterback Jameis Winston, the 35-yearold Fitzpatrick completed 27 of 32 passes for 402 yards and has the suddenly explosive Bucs off to a 2-0 start for the Â“rst time since 2010. DeSean Jackson scored on a 75-yard reception on the Â“rst play of the game. O.J. Howard also had a 75-yard TD catch in the Â“rst half for Tampa Bay, which stunned New Orleans 48-40 on the road in its season opener. Nick Foles threw for 338 yards for the Eagles (1-1), who rallied from a 20-point, third-quarter deÂ“cit. The Super Bowl MVPÂs 2-yard TD pass to Nelson Agholor on fourth down trimmed Tampa BayÂs lead to 27-21 with 2:46 remaining. The Bucs didnÂt give the EaglesÂ injury-decimated offense a chance to Â“nish the comeback. Fitzpatrick, a 14-year veteran and one of four players in NFL history to throw TD passes for seven franchises, produced a couple Â“rst downs on Tampa BayÂs ensuing possession to drain all but 19 seconds off the clock. Chris Godwin and Mike Evans had TD receptions of 8 and 4 yards, respectively, for the Bucs. Jackson, who had two TD receptions before leaving the season opener with a concussion, Â“nished By DENNIS WASZAK JR.AP PRO FOOTBALL WRITEREAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. Â„ Ryan Tannehill threw two touchdown passes, Kenyan Drake ran for a score and the Miami Dolphins took advantage of several mistakes by Sam Darnold and the New York Jets for a 20-12 victory Sunday. T.J. McDonald and Xavien Howard each intercepted the JetsÂ rookie quarterback, helping the Dolphins to their Â“rst 2-0 start to a season since 2013. Tannehill Â“nished 17 of 23 for 168 yards and also ran for 44 yards on eight carries for the Dolphins, coming off a win in the longest NFL game since 1970 merger by outlasting Tennessee in 7 hours, 8 minutes last Sunday. With the Jets (1-1) holding on to hopes for a late comeback, Frank Gore Â„ who passed Curtis Martin for fourth on the NFLÂs career rushing list Â„ took a short pass and gained 19 yards on third-and-19 to effectively seal the win. Darnold was 25 of 41 for 334 yards and a touchdown with the two INTs in his second NFL start, but struggled to get the offense moving throughout the day. The 21-year-old quarterback got off to a much better start than in the JetsÂ opener, when his Â“rst NFL pass was intercepted and returned for a touchdown. But on the JetsÂ second possession in this one, Darnold NFL: Tampa Bay 27, Philadelphia 21 NFL: Miami 20, N.Y. Jets 12 PREP FOOTBALL: Port Charlotte Pirates PREP SPORTSFitzpatrick shines again in win AP PHOTOTampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick looks to pass during the Â“rst half of SundayÂs game.Tannehill, Dolphins top Darnold, mistake-prone Jets 20-12 AP PHOTOMiami DolphinsÂ Albert Wilson runs past New York JetsÂ Doug Middleton for a touchdown during the Â“rst half of the game.BUCS | 8 DOLPHINS | 8Port Charlotte rushing attack builds momentum SUN PHOTO BY TOM OÂNEILLPort Charlotte Pirates running back Marc Jean-Louis catches a pass and runs for a touchdown during the Â“rst quarter against South Fort Myers at Port Charlotte High School.This week in sports: Nostalgia, letdowns and blowoutsWEEK | 3 Jacob HOAGSports Writer ATTACK | 3
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Must contain name, address and number. Â€ Report a high school result: Call 877-818-6204 or 941-206-1175. Â€ To report an error: Call the sports department at 941-206-1175 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. BEACH VOLLEYBALL9 p.m. NBCSN Â„ AVP Pro Series, Hawaii Invitational, at Waikiki, Hawaii (taped)MLB BASEBALL7:30 p.m. MLB Â„ Regional coverage, St. Louis at Atlanta OR Cincinnati at Milwaukee 8:05 p.m. SUN Â„ Tampa Bay at Texas 10:30 p.m. MLB Â„ Regional coverage, Chicago Cubs at Arizona OR San Francisco at San Diego (games joined in progress)NFL FOOTBALL8:15 p.m. ESPN Â„ Seattle at Chicago (Note: ESPN Deportes simulcast on ESPN2)SOCCER3 p.m. NBCSN Â„ Southampton vs. Brighton & Hove Albion By MARK DIDTLERASSOCIATED PRESSST. PETERSBURG, Fla. Â„ Khris Davis hit a grand slam in the ninth inning but the Oakland Athletics again came up short, beaten by the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 on Sunday. The AÂs remained 1 games behind the New York Yankees for the top AL wild-card spot. Oakland lost for the second straight day at Tropicana Field Â„ the Yankees fell to Toronto both days. Tampa Bay trails Oakland by seven games with 14 games left. C.J. Cron and Willy Adames homered off AÂs starter Mike Fiers. Eight Tampa Bay pitchers combined on a four-hitter. Down 5-0, the AÂs loaded the bases with no outs in the ninth on three walks by Jake Faria. After Jose Alvarado struck out Jed Lowrie, Sergio Romo allowed DavisÂ major league-leading 43rd homer before getting the Â“nal two outs for his 21st save. Fiers (12-7) dropped to 5-1 over eight starts since being acquired from Detroit on Aug. 6. He gave up three runs and four hits in four innings. Cron had a two-run drive in the Â“rst and Adames hit a fourth-inning solo shot. The Rays (82-66) secured their Â“rst winning season since reaching the playoffs in 2013 (92-71) as an AL wild-card team. Diego Castillo worked the Â“rst inning for the Rays, then Andrew Kittredge (3-2), Hunter Wood and Jaime Schultz all went two innings apiece. Kittredge also got the win in the RaysÂ 7-5 victory Saturday night by retiring his only batter, Mark Canha, on two-out, bases-loaded grounder in the eighth. Matt Olson, who went 2 for 3 with a walk, was the only Oakland player to reach base through seven innings. Cron put Tampa Bay ahead 2-0 on his career-high 27th home, coming two pitches after Lowrie could only get a forceout after bobbling an apparent inning-ending double-play grounder to second by Ji-Man Choi The Rays went up 5-0 in the seventh on Brandon LoweÂs two-run triple. 20 IS STILL SPECIALRays ace Blake Snell (19-5) will be seeking a major league-leading 20th win in the second of a three-game series Tuesday night at Texas. ÂI think itÂs a huge stat for a pitcher,ÂŽ Rays manager Kevin Cash said. ÂSometimes youÂre at the mercy of the club, I understand that, but ultimately if you win 20 ballgames youÂre going to put the club on your back and carry a lot of the load. Blake has done that.ÂŽTRAINERÂS ROOMAthletics : RHP Trevor Cahill (upper back) is nearing a bullpen session and might rejoin the rotation next weekend. ÂWeÂll have a better indication once gets off the mound and really has to extend,ÂŽ manager Bob Melvin said. ÂI think thatÂs where he was having his troubles.ÂŽ Cahill is 6-3 in 19 starts. Rays : OF Tommy Pham, playing through groin and right ring Â“nger injuries was rested. Cash said it is unclear if C Michael Perez (left hamstring) will return this season.UP NEXTAthletics : RHP Liam Hendriks (0-1) will the opener for the sixth time this month Tuesday night against the Los Angeles Angels. Rays : RHP Tyler Glasnow (0-4) will face Texas RHP Adrian Sampson (0-1) on Monday night.Davis hits slam in 9th, but Rays win 5-4 AP PHOTOTampa Bay Rays third base coach Matt Quatraro congratulates Brandon Lowe, center, after his triple during the seventh inning of the game on Sunday. By JAKE SEINERAP SPORTS WRITERNEW YORK Â„ Yankees manager Aaron Boone said All-Star slugger Aaron Judge could return to New YorkÂs lineup this week during a three-game series against the Boston Red Sox. Boone said Sunday that Judge is Âgetting real closeÂŽ to returning from a broken right wrist. Judge has been cleared to play the outÂ“eld and run the bases, and he played two innings in right Friday night. HeÂs still working his way back at the plate, though. Judge hit off a high-velocity pitching machine prior to a 3-2 loss to Toronto on Sunday. HeÂs been taking batting practice on the Â“eld, and he might face rehabbing closer Aroldis Chapman in a simulated game Monday or Tuesday. Judge said heÂs experiencing no pain while swinging, but still has some discomfort on more standard movements. ÂSwinging IÂm Â“ne,ÂŽ he said. Chapman is working back from left knee tendinitis. He threw a bullpen session Saturday, and Boone says the left-hander came out of it feeling well. Boston leads the AL East by 11 games and has a magic number of two to clinch the division. Top pitching prospect Justus ShefÂ“eld will join the Yankees on Tuesday looking to make his major league debut. He and Domingo German will be called up from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, which Â“nished its season Saturday.YankeesÂ Boone says Judge could return vs Red Sox this week MLB: Tampa Bay 5, Oakland 4 MLB: N.Y. Yankees By TIM DAHLBERGAP BOXING WRITERLAS VEGAS Â„ The Â“ght was so close at the Â“nal bell that no one in the arena Â„ including Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez Â„ knew who would leave the ring with the middleweight title belts. It was Alvarez, though by the slimmest of margins. He won the last round on two scorecards Saturday night on the Las Vegas Strip to hand Golovkin the Â“rst loss of his career in a Â“ght that more than lived up to its advance billing. To settle who is really the best, though, they may just have to do it a third time. And thatÂs Â“ne with both Â“ghters, who have now gone 24 rounds together with little but a few points on the scorecards to separate them. ÂIf the people want us to do it again, letÂs do it again,ÂŽ Alvarez said. ÂIt would be great to have a third Â“ght,ÂŽ Golovkin said. A third Â“ght will almost certainly happen, and for that Â“ght fans have to be grateful. Alvarez and Golovkin showcased their skills Â„ and their sport Â„ at the highest level in a Â“ght that one judge scored a draw and two others had Alvarez by a narrow 115-113 score. Both Â“ghters thought they had won. Both Â“ghters probably deserved a win. But it was Alvarez, the Mexican hero, who proudly carried the belts out of the ring after a bruising 12 rounds that ended with both Â“ghters bloodied and bruised. ÂItÂs one of the happiest days of my life,ÂŽ said Alvarez, who fought Golovkin to a draw a year earlier and had to deal with a positive test for a performance enhancing drug while preparing for the rematch. It wasnÂt so happy for Golovkin, the slugger from Kazakhstan who for years walked through whoever was put in front of him. Golovkin rallied in the Â“nal rounds to make the Â“ght close, only to listen in disbelief once again as he wasnÂt declared the winner. ÂI feel like IÂm a champion but heÂs also a champion,ÂŽ Golovkin said. ÂIt was a Â“ght of two champions tonight.ÂŽ Indeed it was, as Alvarez abandoned his strategy from the Â“rst Â“ght to box moving forward against Golovkin. It was a risky strategy but paid off Â„ though just barely. Though Triple G and his handlers were careful not to criticize the decision, promoter Tom LoefÂ”er admitted later that it was tough to win a decision in an arena packed with Alvarez fans on Mexican Independence Day weekend. ÂI donÂt know if we can win a decision in Las Vegas,ÂŽ LoefÂ”er said. Ringside punch stats showed a close Â“ght, though they favored Golovkin by a small margin. Golovkin was credited with landing 234 of 879 punches while Alvarez landed 203 of 622. Unlike many close decisions in boxing, though, there was no huge outcry, largely because the Â“ght was almost too close to call. ÂIt was me who pushed him back, me who was most aggressive,ÂŽ Alvarez said through an interpreter. ÂUnfortunately we didnÂt get the knockout, but we got the victory.ÂŽ Alvarez said before the Â“ght that he was angry with Golovkin over his beliefs that Alvarez was juiced for their Â“rst Â“ght, and would try and knock him out. But few believed he would be the aggressor in a Â“ght against a boxer with big power in both hands. He was just that, though, in a spirited Â“ght that had no knockdowns but plenty of action. Alvarez said afterward that he wanted to Â“ght again in December, and could against David Lemieux, the Canadian who scored a Â“rst-round knockout over IrelandÂs Gary OÂSullivan on the undercard. With the lure of big money in a third Â“ght with Golovkin, the two could meet again in May for a trilogy that is rare in boxing these days. For now, though, Alvarez can celebrate his biggest win at a crucial time in his career as he tries to cement his status as a storied Mexican Â“ghting great. ÂItÂs very important for me to have a victory for my country,ÂŽ he said. ÂThis victory will give a lot of pride to my country.ÂŽClose win means Alvarez and Golovkin could do it again BOXING: Alvarez v. Golovkin
The Sun | Monday, September 17, 2018 www.yoursun.com SP Page 3 (3-1) getting blowout wins over powder puff opponents, Lemon Bay, North Port (1-2) and Port Charlotte (3-1) all fell in the waning moments. The Bobcats Â“nally put together a pretty solid offensive performance after two wet duds against Port Charlotte and Ida Baker to start the season. Riding the coattails of running back Jalien Whye, who had 124 yards and two touchdowns, the Bobcats looked as good as IÂve seen this season and had a solid Â“rst-quarter effort from the defense as they held a 18-0 lead. Enter SarasotaÂs Keandre Collins. The blazing fast Collins opened up in the second quarter with a 50-yard kickoff return followed by a 46-yard touchdown run a few plays later. His 174 yards on the ground were the difference as the Bobcats fell 30-26 in the Â“nal two minutes. Port Charlotte had a reverse trend, doing next to nothing in the Â“rst half before roaring back to nearly tie the game with a 2-point conversion late. The Pirates caught Â“re for 22 fourth-quarter points thanks in part to receiver Tyler PerryÂs 132 yards and a score on Â“ve catches. But with the tying conversion in front of them, a run-pass option for running back Marc Jean-Louis sailed over his receiver resulting in a 31-29 loss to Cape Coral. Charlotte and Venice were the only teams to buck the trend with the Tarpons winning 44-6 over Ida Baker and the Indians showing little mercy toward Lakewood Ranch in a 65-0 romp. The losses are weighted differently for the Pirates, Mantas and Bobcats I feel. Though the Pirates fell against their toughest test of the season so far, theyÂre sitting at 2-1 and have played some good yet mistake-prone football so far. North Port had its chance to go to 2-1 and spark some real momentum, but still made strides in a loss. The Mantas looked good, but still battle stamina, which I donÂt see getting better as the season wears them down, which could make for quite a long season.WEEKFROM PAGE 1 SUN PHOTO BY JENNIFER BRUNOCharlotteÂs John Busha makes an interception against Ida Baker on Friday evening during the Tarpons home game. Warner just to lean forward and gain every yard I can get and run people over.ÂŽ Not to be forgotten is Bo Guy, who has seen success late in games as well on screen passes this season. The position holds a great deal of importance for the pirates. More than just setting up the pass and controlling the clock, itÂs an experienced group that helps lead the team. Washington continues to Â”ourish in that role. ÂThere arenÂt any guys that run like him, that look like him around here ever,ÂŽ Ingman said of Washington. ÂHeÂs a special kid. We enjoy coaching him because of his humility. It was really good to get him back not just from a physical standpoint, but from a leadership standpoint.ÂŽ An abundance of play makers behind a stout offensive line with a strongarmed quarterback has made for a potent offense so far, even in FridayÂs 3129 loss to Cape Coral. The backÂ“eld will continue to be leaned on as Port Charlotte surges toward a playoff push.ATTACKFROM PAGE 1 MONDAYVolleyball Port Charlotte at Island Coast, 7 p.m. North Port at Booker, 7 p.m. Swimming Port Charlotte vs. Outdoor Academy, 10 a.m. Venice at Core Invite at Club at Eaglebrooke, 8:30 a.m.TUESDAYVolleyball Charlotte vs. North Fort Myers, 7 p.m. Venice vs. Manatee, 7 p.m. Boys Golf Lemon Bay vs. Booker at Long Marsh, 3 :30 p.m. North Port vs. Port Charlotte, 3:30 p.m. Girls Golf Port Charlotte at Hardee, 3:30 p.m. Venice vs. Lakewood Ranch at Capri Isles, 3:30 p.m. Swimming Lemon Bay vs. Port Charlotte, Venice at San Casa, 4:30 p.m. PREP SPORTS CALENDARBy BEN BAUGHSPORTS EDITORThe Lady Tarpons placed three runners in the top 10 and all seven of their varsity runners in the top 26, placing Â“rst out 16 teams in SaturdayÂs Triton Invitational at Mariner High School. The Imagine School of North Port placed 11th. The Lady Tarpon JV team also placed Â“rst. ÂI thought both teams ran well,ÂŽ said Chris Robishaw, Charlotte High School girls croos-country coach. ÂÂIÂm very pleased with our efforts this week. Alexa Roughton was the top runner for the Lady Tarpons, Â“nishing seventh overall with a time of 21:05.74, Victoria Simeone was ninth overall and Mackenzie Flowers placed 10th. ÂAgain, we had a JV girl run a top seven time,ÂŽ said Robishaw. ÂConditions today were extremely humid and hot, but that didnÂt seem to faze us as a whole.ÂŽ It was a milestone for Robishaw, who has coached the Lady Tarpons the past 11 years, as it was the Â“rst time that both the varsity and junior varsity teams placed Â“rst at the same meet. Lemon Bay placed 15th, Charlotte, 16th and Imagine School of North Port 20th in a Â“eld of 26 in the boys meet. Nick Renaud of the Imagine School of North Port had the top local boys time, Â“nishing 36th, with a time of 18:50.57.GIRLS RESULTS7. Alexa Roughton, Charlotte, 21:05.74 9. Victoria Simeone, Charlotte, 21:09.58 10. Mackenzie Flowers, Charlotte, 21:12.50 11. Katelyn Ziamicki, Lemon Bay, 21:15.36 17. Savannah Streetman, Charlotte, 21:51.11 18. Hannah Piacitelli, Charlotte, 21:55.45 22. Micah Barnes, Charlotte, 22:09.33 26. Faith Winkler, Charlotte, 22:54.65 31. Makayla Rassbach, Imagine School of North Port, 23:73.49 50. Donna Davidson, Imagine School of North Port, 24:07.99 78. Audrey Werden, Lemon Bay, 25:41.60 81. Madison Rassbach, Imagine School of North Port, 26:13.57 82. Bella Harper, Imagine School of North Port, 26.:14.34 92. Holly Freund, Imagine School of North Port, 27:32.43BOYS RESULTS36. Nick Renaud, Imagine School of North Port, 18:50:57 38. Thomas Blem, Lemon Bay, 18:56.84 54. Benjamin Tucker, Lemon Bay, 19.25.70 60. Brendan True, Charlotte, 19:36.45 64. Jake Lille, Charlotte, 19:45.80 66. Matt Finck, Lemon Bay, 19:54.32 73. James Stock, Charlotte, 20:06.65 92. Jensen Desguin, Charlotte, 20:38.40 100. Aaron Harris, Imagine School of North Port, 21:02.70 106. Cohen Fincannon, Imagine School of North Port, 21:11.07 109. Charles Edwards, Charlotte, 21:26,22 114. Enrique Subero, Lemon Bay, 21:35.81 123. Dylan Brown, Imagine School of North Port, 22:04.48Lady Tarpons finish first at Triton Invitational SUN PHOTOS BY TOM OÂNEILLPort Charlotte Pirates running back Anthony Ferrentino carries during the Â“rst quarter against South Fort Myers on August 31, 2018 at Port Charlotte High School. Port Charlotte Pirates running back Bo Guy carries during the second quarter against South Fort Myers. JaÂnyrein Washington carries the ball during a Port Charlotte Pirates football practice. PREP STANDINGSClass 6A district 10 1. N. Fort Myers 1-0 (2-2) 2. Charlotte 1-0 (3-1) 3. Cape Coral 1-0 (4-0) 4. Port Charlotte 0-1 (3-1) 5. Ida Baker 0-1 (1-3) 6. Island Coast 0-1 (0-4) Class 5A District 11 1. Hardee 1-0 (4-0) 2. Southeast 1-0 (3-1) 3. DeSoto County (2-1) 4. Lemon Bay 0-1 (0-3) 5. Bayshore 0-1 (3-1) 6. Booker 0-1 (1-3) Class 7A District 11 1. Venice 1-0 (3-1) 2. Sarasota 1-0 (1-3) 3. Braden River 1-0 (3-1) 4. North Port 0-1 (1-2) 5. Palmetto 0-1 (2-2) 6. Lakewood Ranch 0-1 (0-4) SUN PHOTO BY TIM KERNLemon BayÂs Aidan Cannon makes the solo tackle while jarring the ball loose, but DeSoto would maintain possession.SUN PHOTO BY TOM OÂNEILL North Port running back Jalien Whye carries against Sarasota Friday, September 14, 2018 at Sarasota High School. PREP SPORTS: Cross-country
Page 4 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun | Monday, September 17, 2018AMERICAN LEAGUENATIONAL LEAGUEEAST DIVISION TEAM W L PCT. GB WCGB L10 STR HOME AWAY z-Boston 103 47 .687 Â„ Â„ 7-3 W-2 54-21 49-26 New York 91 58 .611 11 Â„ 4-6 L-2 49-26 42-32 Tampa Bay 82 66 .554 20 7 7-3 W-2 48-26 34-40 Toronto 67 82 .450 35 22 4-6 W-2 37-37 30-45 Baltimore 43 106 .289 59 46 2-8 W-1 26-48 17-58 CENTRAL DIVISION TEAM W L PCT GB WCGB L10 STR HOME AWAY x-Cleveland 83 66 .557 Â„ Â„ 4-6 L-1 45-30 38-36 Minnesota 68 81 .456 15 21 5-5 W-1 43-31 25-50 Detroit 61 88 .409 22 28 5-5 W-1 36-38 25-50 Chicago 59 90 .396 24 30 3-7 L-1 28-47 31-43 Kansas City 52 97 .349 31 37 6-4 L-1 30-47 22-50 WEST DIVISION TEAM W L PCT GB WCGB L10 STR HOME AWAY Houston 94 55 .631 Â„ Â„ 8-2 W-2 42-33 52-22 Oakland 90 60 .600 4 Â„ 7-3 L-2 46-29 44-31 Seattle 82 67 .550 12 7 5-5 L-1 41-33 41-34 Los Angeles 74 76 .493 20 16 6-4 W-1 37-38 37-38 Texas 64 85 .430 30 25 3-7 L-1 32-43 32-42 z-clinched playoff berth x-clinched division EAST DIVISION TEAM W L PCT. GB WCGB L10 STR HOME AWAY Atlanta 83 66 .557 Â„ Â„ 7-3 L-2 38-36 45-30 Philadelphia 76 72 .514 6 5 3-7 L-1 45-30 31-42 Washington 76 74 .507 7 6 7-3 W-2 37-37 39-37 New York 69 80 .463 14 13 6-4 L-2 33-42 36-38 Miami 58 91 .389 25 24 3-7 W-1 34-41 24-50 CENTRAL DIVISION TEAM W L PCT. GB WCGB L10 STR HOME AWAY Chicago 87 62 .584 Â„ Â„ 5-5 L-1 47-27 40-35 Milwaukee 85 65 .567 2 Â„ 6-4 L-2 46-29 39-36 St. Louis 81 68 .544 6 1 4-6 L-4 39-35 42-33 Pittsburgh 74 74 .500 12 7 7-3 W-2 40-34 34-40 Cincinnati 64 86 .427 23 18 5-5 W-1 36-40 28-46 WEST DIVISION TEAM W L PCT. GB WCGB L10 STR HOME AWAY Colorado 82 67 .550 Â„ Â„ 5-5 W-1 41-33 41-34 Los Angeles 82 67 .550 Â„ Â„ 6-4 W-4 39-36 43-31 Arizona 78 72 .520 4 4 3-7 L-2 37-35 41-37 San Francisco 70 80 .467 12 12 2-8 L-1 41-34 29-46 San Diego 60 90 .400 22 22 5-5 W-1 28-47 32-43 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLORIOLES 8, WHITE SOX 4CHICAGO AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Moncada 2b 5 1 0 0 0 3 .226 S anchez 3b 4 1 1 2 1 1 .247 A breu dh 3 0 0 0 1 2 .265 Palka rf 4 2 2 2 0 1 .243 LaMarre rf 1 0 0 0 0 1 .273 Davidson 1b 4 0 1 0 1 0 .233 Delmonico lf 4 0 1 0 1 1 .213 Castillo c 4 0 2 0 0 1 .243 Rondon ss 4 0 0 0 0 2 .244 Engel cf 4 0 2 0 0 2 .238 T OTALS 37 4 9 4 4 14 BALTIMORE AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Mullins cf 5 1 4 1 0 0 .276 Rickard lf 4 1 0 0 0 0 .238 V illar ss 5 2 3 2 0 1 .268 J ones rf 4 2 2 2 1 0 .285 Mancini 1b 3 0 0 0 1 2 .240 S tewart dh 4 1 0 1 0 1 .000 Nunez 3b 3 0 1 0 0 0 .240 1-Peterson pr-3b 0 1 0 0 0 0 .204 V alera 2b 2 0 1 1 1 0 .245 S isco c 2 0 0 0 0 0 .181 W ynns c 1 0 0 0 0 0 .241 T OTALS 33 8 11 7 3 4 CHICAGO 010 030 000Â„4 9 1 BALTIMORE 500 100 11XÂ„8 11 2 1-ran for Nunez in the 8th. E Â„ Davidson (3), Villar (10), Mancini (4). LOB Â„ Chicago 11, Baltimore 8. 2B Â„ Mullins (9), Nunez (12). HR Â„ Palka (23), off Hess; S anchez (8), off Hess; Palka (24), off Hess; V illar (14), off Giolito; Jones (15), off Ruiz. RBIs Â„ Sanchez 2 (51), Palka 2 (60), Mullins (8), V illar 2 (45), Jones 2 (58), Stewart (1), Valera (7). SB Â„ Sanchez (14), Mullins (1), Jones (7). S F Â„ Valera. S Â„ Wynns. CHICAGO IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Giolito, L, 10-11 6 8 6 4 2 1 98 5.77 Ruiz 1 1 1 1 0 2 15 3.38 Burr .1 2 1 1 1 0 13 4.05 S cahill .2 0 0 0 0 1 6 0.00 BALTIMORE IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Hess 4.1 6 4 3 1 7 104 5.22 Meisinger, W, 1-0 .2 1 0 0 1 0 15 5.62 S cott, H, 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 22 5.62 Castro, H, 4 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 16 4.03 Fry, S, 1-2 1.2 0 0 0 1 4 28 3.60 Inherited runners-scored Â„ Scahill 3-0, Fry 1-0. HBP Â„ Hess (Abreu), Giolito (Nunez), Burr (Rickard). Umpires Â„ Home, Nick Mahrley; First, Tom Hallion; Second, Dan Bellino; Third, A dam Hamari. T Â„ 3:27. A Â„ 19,104 (45,971).RED SOX 4, METS 3NEW YORK AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Rosario ss 4 1 2 1 0 0 .259 McNeil 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 .328 Flores 1b 1 0 0 1 1 0 .266 1-Reinheimer pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 S mith 1b 0 0 0 0 0 0 .208 Conforto lf 4 0 2 1 0 1 .239 Frazier 3b 4 0 0 0 0 2 .222 Bruce dh 3 1 1 0 1 0 .222 Nimmo rf 2 0 0 0 1 0 .266 Plawecki c 4 0 0 0 0 1 .223 J ackson cf 4 1 1 0 0 1 .255 T OTALS 30 3 6 3 3 5 BOSTON AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Betts rf 2 0 0 1 0 2 .337 Lin cf 1 1 1 0 0 0 .208 Holt ss 4 1 1 2 0 2 .262 Benintendi lf 3 0 0 1 0 0 .287 Pearce dh 3 0 1 0 1 2 .298 Moreland 1b 3 0 0 0 0 2 .246 Kinsler 2b 3 0 0 0 0 2 .249 Bradley Jr. cf-rf 3 0 1 0 0 1 .232 Devers 3b 3 1 1 0 0 1 .238 V azquez c 3 1 1 0 0 1 .214 T OTALS 28 4 6 4 1 13 NEW YORK 000 002 100Â„3 6 0 BOSTON 003 000 01XÂ„4 6 1 1-ran for Flores in the 8th. E Â„ Lin (3). LOB Â„ New York 6, Boston 3. 2B Â„ Rosario (25), Conforto (21), Pearce (13), Lin (3). HR Â„ Holt (5), off deGrom. RBIs Â„ Rosario (48), Flores (51), Conforto (69), Betts (72), Holt 2 (41), Benintendi (81). SB Â„ Bradley Jr. (16). CS Â„ Bruce (2), Reinheimer (1). SF Â„ Flores, Betts, Benintendi. NEW YORK IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA deGrom 7 5 3 3 1 12 107 1.78 Lugo, L, 3-4 1 1 1 1 0 1 12 2.76 BOSTON IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Sale 3 1 0 0 0 1 42 1.92 V elazquez 1 1 0 0 0 0 20 3.24 Pomeranz 1.2 3 2 2 0 0 34 6.17 Hembree, H, 20 .1 0 1 1 1 0 18 4.15 Kelly, BS, 5-7 1 1 0 0 0 1 13 4.19 Workman, W, 6-0 1 0 0 0 1 2 19 2.33 Wright, S, 1-1 1 0 0 0 1 1 14 2.87 Hembree pitched to 2 batters in the 7th. Inherited runners-scored Â„ Hembree 1-0, Kelly 2-1. HBP Â„ Velazquez (Flores), Hembree (Nimmo). WP Â„ Velazquez. PB Â„ Vazquez (10). Umpires Â„ Home, Bill Miller; First, Angel Hernandez; Second, Todd Tichenor; Third, Chad Whitson. T Â„ 2:55. A Â„ 36,526 (37,731).BLUE JAYS 3, YANKEES 2 T ORONTO AB R H BI BB SO AVG. McKinney lf-1b-lf 4 0 0 0 0 2 .289 S moak 1b 4 0 1 0 0 2 .248 2-Pillar pr-cf 0 1 0 0 0 0 .246 Morales dh 1 0 0 0 2 0 .255 1-Davis pr-dh 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 a-Tellez ph-dh-1b 1 0 1 1 0 0 .407 Grichuk cf-rf 4 0 1 1 0 2 .247 S olarte 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .232 3 -Diaz pr-3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 .257 Hernandez rf-lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 .243 Giles p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Urena ss 4 1 1 0 0 1 .262 T ravis 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 .236 McGuire c 4 1 2 1 0 0 .308 T OTALS 34 3 7 3 2 9 NEW YORK AB R H BI BB SO AVG. McCutchen rf 4 1 1 1 0 2 .252 S tanton dh 3 1 2 0 1 0 .265 Hicks cf 4 0 1 0 0 2 .242 A ndujar 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 .298 Hechavarria 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 .254 b-Walker ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .218 Gregorius ss 2 0 1 1 1 0 .270 T orres 2b 4 0 1 0 0 1 .279 S anchez c 4 0 0 0 0 2 .188 V oit 1b 3 0 0 0 0 0 .280 Gardner lf 3 0 0 0 0 1 .237 T OTALS 31 2 6 2 2 9 T ORONTO 001 000 020Â„3 7 1 NEW YORK 200 000 000Â„2 6 0 a-singled for Davis in the 8th. b-Â”ied out for Hechavarria in the 9th. 1-ran for Morales in the 6th. 2-ran for Smoak in t he 8th. 3-ran for Solarte in the 8th. E Â„ Hernandez (8). LOB Â„ Toronto 6, New Y ork 5. 2B Â„ Grichuk (28), McGuire (2). HR Â„ McCutchen (19), off Pannone. RBIs Â„ Grichuk (54), McGuire (1), Tellez (5), McCutchen (62), Gregorius (84). SF Â„ Gregorius. T ORONTO IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Pannone, W, 3-1 7 4 2 2 2 6 103 3.77 Leiter Jr., H, 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 17 5.82 Giles, S, 22-22 1 1 0 0 0 2 12 5.05 NEW YORK IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Lynn 5 3 1 1 1 7 80 4.90 Robertson, H, 18 2 0 0 0 1 1 24 2.89 Betances, L, 4-6, BS, 3-6 1 4 2 2 0 1 21 2.77 Britton 1 0 0 0 0 0 13 3.50 WP Â„ Lynn. Umpires Â„ Home, Gerry Davis; First, Pat Hoberg; Second, Brian Knight; Third, Roberto Ortiz. T Â„ 2:50. A Â„ 41,758 (47,309).TIGERS 6, INDIANS 4DETROIT AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Candelario 3b 5 2 3 0 0 1 .231 Stewart lf 5 1 3 1 0 0 .280 Castellanos dh 5 0 0 0 0 3 .292 Adduci 1b 3 1 1 4 0 0 .280 Mahtook rf 4 1 2 1 0 0 .214 Greiner c 4 0 1 0 0 2 .235 Lugo 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 .241 Rodriguez ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 .214 Reyes cf 4 1 0 0 0 0 .235 TOTALS 38 6 12 6 0 6 CLEVELAND AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Davis lf 5 0 0 0 0 2 .229 Allen cf 4 1 1 0 0 1 .241 Donaldson 3b 4 0 0 0 0 2 .227 Diaz 1b 4 1 2 1 0 0 .291 Guyer dh 2 2 2 0 1 0 .209 Barnes rf 4 0 1 0 0 2 .364 Haase c 4 0 1 1 0 1 .167 Gonzalez ss 4 0 0 1 0 1 .277 Rosales 2b 3 0 1 1 1 0 .167 TOTALS 34 4 8 4 2 9 DETROIT 100 040 010Â„6 12 0 CLEVELAND 100 200 001Â„4 8 0 LOB Â„ Detroit 6, Cleveland 6. 2B Â„ Allen (9), Diaz (3). HR Â„ Adduci (3), off Bieber; Mahtook (8), off Miller. RBIs Â„ Stewart (1), Adduci 4 (20), Mahtook (23), Diaz (13), Haase (1), Gonzalez (16), Rosales (1). SB Â„ Mahtook (4), Rodriguez (2). SF Â„ Adduci. DETROIT IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Liriano, W, 5-10 7 5 3 3 2 7 94 4.54 Jimenez, H, 22 1 0 0 0 0 1 13 4.20 Greene, S, 30-36 1 3 1 1 0 1 13 5.07 CLEVELAND IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Bieber, L, 10-4 6 9 5 5 0 4 93 4.50 Miller 1.1 1 1 1 0 0 18 3.54 Edwards .2 0 0 0 0 1 6 5.40 Plutko 1 2 0 0 0 1 23 5.27 HBP Â„ Liriano (Guyer). Umpires Â„ Home, Andy Fletcher; First, John Tumpane; Second, Jeremie Rehak; Third, Mark Wegner. T Â„ 2:33. A Â„ 24,862 (35,225).RAYS 5, ATHLETICS 4OAKLAND AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Martini lf 3 1 0 0 1 1 .284 Chapman 3b 3 1 0 0 1 0 .282 Lowrie 2b 4 0 0 0 0 2 .268 Davis dh 4 1 1 4 0 1 .249 Olson 1b 3 0 2 0 1 1 .246 Piscotty rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 .265 Laureano cf 3 0 1 0 0 0 .281 Semien ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 .258 Lucroy c 2 0 0 0 0 1 .239 a-Joyce ph 0 1 0 0 1 0 .199 TOTALS 29 4 4 4 4 6 TAMPA BAY AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Smith rf-lf 4 0 0 0 1 1 .300 Duffy 3b 3 1 1 0 0 0 .297 Choi dh 4 1 0 0 0 0 .262 Cron 1b 3 1 2 2 1 1 .252 1-Gomez pr-rf 0 1 0 0 0 0 .219 Lowe 2b 4 0 1 2 0 0 .247 Kiermaier cf 4 0 1 0 0 2 .226 Adames ss 3 1 2 1 1 0 .267 Bauers lf-1b 3 0 1 0 1 0 .199 Sucre c 4 0 1 0 0 0 .188 TOTALS 32 5 9 5 4 4 OAKLAND 000 000 004Â„4 4 0 TAMPA BAY 200 100 20XÂ„5 9 0 a-walked for Lucroy in the 9th. 1-ran for Cron in the 7th. LOB Â„ Oakland 2, Tampa Bay 8. 2B Â„ Laureano (9), Duffy (21), Adames (7), Bauers (18). 3B Â„ Lowe (2). HR Â„ Davis (43), off Romo; Cron (27), off Fiers; Adames (9), off Fiers. RBIs Â„ Davis 4 (115), Cron 2 (64), Lowe 2 (19), Adames (26). SB Â„ Kiermaier (10), Bauers (5). OAKLAND IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Fiers, L, 12-7 4 4 3 3 3 2 80 3.38 Gearrin 1 1 0 0 0 0 16 3.51 Buchter 1 1 0 0 0 1 13 2.86 Pagan 1 2 2 2 1 1 20 4.42 Montas 1 1 0 0 0 0 12 3.90 TAMPA BAY IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Castillo 1 0 0 0 0 2 13 3.24 Kittredge, W, 3-2 2 0 0 0 1 1 25 6.37 Wood 2 1 0 0 0 0 29 3.82 Schultz, H, 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 24 3.49 Kolarek 1 2 0 0 0 0 16 4.20 Faria 0 0 3 3 3 0 16 5.34 Alvarado .1 0 0 0 0 1 5 2.09 Romo, S, 21-28 .2 1 1 1 0 1 7 3.36 Faria pitched to 3 batters in the 9th. Inherited runners-scored Â„ Alvarado 3-0, Romo 3-3. HBP Â„ Fiers (Duffy). WP Â„ Gearrin. PB Â„ Sucre (4). Umpires Â„ Home, Jansen Visconti; First, Chris Guccione; Second, Dave Rackley; Third, Larry Vanover. T Â„ 2:59. A Â„ 13,197 (42,735).NATIONALS 6, BRAVES 4WASHINGTON AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Robles cf 5 0 1 0 0 0 .150 Turner ss 5 1 1 0 0 1 .267 Harper rf 3 3 2 2 2 0 .249 Rendon 3b 4 2 3 2 1 0 .300 Soto lf 5 0 2 1 0 1 .305 Zimmerman 1b 5 0 1 1 0 0 .265 Wieters c 3 0 1 0 1 0 .231 Sanchez 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .200 Roark p 2 0 0 0 1 1 .190 Collins p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Suero p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 e-Stevenson ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 Grace p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 Holland p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Doolittle p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --TOTALS 37 6 11 6 5 4 ATLANTA AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Acuna lf 5 0 0 0 0 1 .292 Albies 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 .271 Freeman 1b 4 0 1 0 0 1 .304 Markakis rf 4 1 2 0 0 0 .307 Culberson 3b 4 1 2 2 0 1 .280 Inciarte cf 3 1 0 0 1 1 .260 Flowers c 2 1 1 2 0 1 .233 c-Duda ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .238 Suzuki c 1 0 0 0 0 1 .271 Swanson ss 4 0 2 0 0 0 .243 Newcomb p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .045 a-Ruiz ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 Wright p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --b-Tucker ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .236 Carle p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 d-Flaherty ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .221 Sobotka p 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 Brach p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --f-Duvall ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .192 TOTALS 35 4 8 4 2 7 WASHINGTON 302 000 001Â„6 11 0 ATLANTA 000 200 020Â„4 8 0 a-walked for Newcomb in the 3rd. b-grounded out for Wright in the 5th. c-struck out for Flowers in the 6th. d-grounded out for Carle in the 7th. e-Â”ied out for Suero in the 8th. f-grounded out for Brach in the 9th. LOB Â„ Washington 9, Atlanta 6. 2B Â„ Markakis (41). HR Â„ Harper (34), off Newcomb; Rendon (20), off Newcomb; Flowers (7), off Roark; Culberson (12), off Holland. RBIs Â„ Harper 2 (97), Rendon 2 (75), Soto (64), Zimmerman (48), Culberson 2 (42), Flowers 2 (28). WASHINGTON IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Roark, W, 9-15 5.1 5 2 2 2 3 95 4.34 Collins, H, 4 .1 0 0 0 0 1 3 3.20 Suero, H, 2 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 17 3.14 Grace, H, 6 .1 1 1 1 0 0 8 2.80 Holland, H, 5 .2 1 1 1 0 1 10 5.10 Doolittle, S, 24-25 1 0 0 0 0 1 11 1.74 ATLANTA IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Newcomb, L, 12-9 3 6 5 5 2 3 73 4.04 Wright 2 1 0 0 2 0 40 1.80 Carle 2 1 0 0 0 1 19 2.80 Sobotka 1 0 0 0 1 0 15 2.61 Brach 1 3 1 1 0 0 20 3.62 Inherited runners-scored Â„ Collins 2-0, Suero 2-0, Holland 1-1. Umpires Â„ Home, Phil Cuzzi; First, Jeff Nelson; Second, Laz Diaz; Third, Manny Gonzalez. T Â„ 3:15. A Â„ 33,403 (41,149).MARLINS 6, PHILLIES 4MIAMI AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Riddle ss 5 0 1 0 0 1 .236 Rojas 3b-1b 4 0 1 0 0 1 .248 Castro 2b 4 2 1 0 0 1 .280 Dietrich 1b 4 1 1 0 0 2 .266 Rivera 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 .178 OÂBrien rf 3 1 1 3 0 2 .238 Steckenrider p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Conley p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Brinson cf 4 1 1 1 0 1 .199 Dean lf 3 1 1 0 0 1 .217 Sierra rf 0 0 0 0 1 0 .174 Holaday c 3 0 2 1 1 0 .214 Urena p 1 0 0 0 0 1 .045 b-Ortega ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .244 Kinley p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Barraclough p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Galloway lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 .220 TOTALS 33 6 9 5 2 11 PHILADELPHIA AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Hernandez 2b 5 1 1 1 0 1 .257 Hoskins lf 5 0 2 0 0 2 .252 Cabrera 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .263 Santana 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .230 Herrera rf 3 0 0 0 0 0 .256 De Los Santos p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 c-Knapp ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .211 Morgan p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Crawford ss 2 1 1 0 0 0 .223 d-Bautista ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .197 Alfaro c 2 0 0 0 1 1 .255 e-Ramos ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .314 Pivetta p 1 0 0 0 0 1 .108 a-Bour ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .230 Garcia p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Altherr rf 2 1 2 0 0 0 .189 Quinn cf 4 1 1 2 0 1 .330 TOTALS 36 4 7 3 1 10 MIAMI 000 213 000Â„6 9 2 PHILADELPHIA 100 000 102Â„4 7 1 a-struck out for Pivetta in the 5th. b-struck out for Urena in the 6th. c-Â”ied out for De Los Santos in the 8th. d-Â”ied out for Crawford in the 9th. e-struck out for Alfaro in the 9th. E Â„ Castro (12), Dietrich (4), Crawford (9). LOB Â„ Miami 4, Philadelphia 7. 2B Â„ Holaday 2 (5), Hoskins (34), Altherr 2 (11). 3B Â„ Brinson (5). HR Â„ OÂBrien (2), off Pivetta; Hernandez (13), off Urena. RBIs Â„ OÂBrien 3 (5), Brinson (37), Holaday (16), Hernandez (53), Quinn 2 (12). SB Â„ Quinn (8). SF Â„ OÂBrien. S Â„ Urena. MIAMI IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Urena, W, 7-12 5 3 1 1 1 4 79 4.21 Kinley 1 1 0 0 0 1 20 10.57 Barraclough 1 1 1 1 0 2 25 4.42 Steckenrider 1 0 0 0 0 1 11 4.04 Conley 1 2 2 1 0 2 25 4.47 PHILADELPHIA IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Pivetta, L, 7-13 5 4 3 3 1 8 80 4.67 Garcia 1 4 3 3 0 1 27 4.95 De Los Santos 2 1 0 0 0 1 23 4.50 Morgan 1 0 0 0 1 1 22 4.06 HBP Â„ Barraclough (Crawford). WP Â„ Garcia. Umpires Â„ Home, D.J. Reyburn; First, Chris Segal; Second, Alfonso Marquez; Third, Jim Wolf. T Â„ 3:04. A Â„ 30,040 (43,647).PIRATES 3, BREWERS 2PITTSBURGH AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Frazier 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .278 Marte cf 4 0 1 0 0 0 .272 Bell 1b 2 1 0 0 2 0 .262 Luplow rf 4 0 0 0 0 3 .214 Dickerson lf 4 2 3 1 0 1 .293 Moran 3b 2 0 0 0 2 0 .276 Newman ss 3 0 1 2 0 0 .189 Stallings c 3 0 0 0 1 2 .185 Williams p 1 0 0 0 0 1 .100 Rodriguez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 c-Kramer ph 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214 d-Osuna ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200 Crick p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Vazquez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 TOTALS 28 3 5 3 5 8 MILWAUKEE AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Cain cf 3 0 0 0 1 0 .311 Yelich rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 .313 Aguilar 1b 3 1 1 1 1 2 .275 Shaw 2b 3 0 0 0 0 2 .237 f-Santana ph 1 1 1 1 0 0 .259 Braun lf 4 0 0 0 0 2 .247 Moustakas 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 .252 Kratz c 4 0 2 0 0 0 .249 Arcia ss 2 0 1 0 0 1 .223 b-Schoop ph-ss 1 0 0 0 0 1 .232 Chacin p 1 0 0 0 0 0 .170 a-Thames ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .221 Knebel p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Soria p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Cedeno p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --e-Granderson ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .249 Burnes p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --TOTALS 32 2 5 2 2 9 PITTSBURGH 010 100 001Â„3 5 0 MILWAUKEE 000 000 002Â„2 5 0 a-struck out for Chacin in the 5th. b-struck out for Arcia in the 7th. c-pinch hit for Rodriguez in the 8th. d-grounded out for Kramer in the 8th. e-Â”ied out for Cedeno in the 8th. f-homered for Shaw in the 9th. LOB Â„ Pittsburgh 5, Milwaukee 5. 2B Â„ Dickerson 2 (31), Kratz (6), Arcia (12). HR Â„ Aguilar (32), off Vazquez; Santana (4), off Vazquez. RBIs Â„ Dickerson (50), Newman 2 (4), Aguilar (99), Santana (18). CS Â„ Bell (4). SF Â„ Newman. S Â„ Williams. PITTSBURGH IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Williams, W, 13-9 6 2 0 0 2 7 97 3.16 Rodriguez, H, 10 1 1 0 0 0 1 15 2.57 Crick, H, 15 1 0 0 0 0 0 14 2.56 Vazquez, S, 34-38 1 2 2 2 0 1 16 2.81 MILWAUKEE IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Chacin, L, 14-8 5 3 2 2 3 4 79 3.54 Knebel 1 0 0 0 1 2 14 4.15 Soria 1 0 0 0 0 1 8 3.46 Cedeno 1 0 0 0 0 0 9 2.35 Burnes 1 2 1 1 1 1 18 2.87 Umpires Â„ Home, Adrian Johnson; First, Brian Gorman; Second, Nic Lentz; Third, Tripp Gibson. T Â„ 2:57. A Â„ 32,180 (41,900).ASTROS 5, DIAMONDBACKS 4ARIZONA AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Jay rf 4 0 0 0 0 2 .271 Pollock cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 .261 Peralta lf 3 2 2 1 1 1 .298 Goldschmidt 1b 4 1 1 0 0 2 .299 Escobar 3b 3 0 0 1 0 1 .267 Descalso dh 3 1 1 2 1 1 .244 Marte 2b 3 0 0 0 0 2 .252 Ahmed ss 3 0 1 0 0 0 .246 Mathis c 2 0 0 0 0 2 .207 a-Vargas ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 Murphy c 0 0 0 0 0 0 .207 TOTALS 30 4 5 4 2 13 HOUSTON AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Springer cf-rf 3 2 2 0 2 0 .268 Altuve 2b 5 0 2 1 0 2 .319 Bregman 3b 2 0 0 0 1 0 .294 Gurriel 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 .278 White dh 4 0 1 1 0 0 .299 Correa ss 4 1 2 0 0 0 .242 Reddick rf-lf 4 1 2 1 0 0 .240 Maldonado c 4 0 2 1 0 1 .226 Kemp lf 3 1 0 0 0 0 .284 Marisnick cf 1 0 0 0 0 0 .207 TOTALS 34 5 12 4 3 3 ARIZONA 000 001 003Â„4 5 1 HOUSTON 100 001 21XÂ„5 12 0 a-struck out for Mathis in the 8th. E Â„ Marte (7). LOB Â„ Arizona 3, Houston 9. 2B Â„ White (11), Correa (19). HR Â„ Peralta (28), off Verlander; Descalso (13), off Osuna; Reddick (15), off Greinke. RBIs Â„ Peralta (82), Escobar (83), Descalso 2 (57), Altuve (57), White (39), Reddick (44), Maldonado (44). SB Â„ Kemp (9). SF Â„ Escobar. S Â„ Marte. ARIZONA IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Greinke, L, 14-10 6.1 8 4 4 2 2 98 3.20 Bradley .2 2 0 0 0 0 24 3.64 Boxberger 1 2 1 0 1 1 22 4.47 HOUSTON IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Verlander, W, 16-9 7 3 1 1 1 11 101 2.67 Pressly, H, 17 1 0 0 0 0 1 7 2.67 McHugh .1 1 2 2 1 0 11 2.15 Osuna, S, 18-19 .2 1 1 1 0 1 11 2.65 Inherited runners-scored Â„ Bradley 1-1, Osuna 2-2. HBP Â„ Bradley (Bregman). Umpires Â„ Home, Mark Carlson; First, Paul Nauert; Second, Scott Barry; Third, Carlos Torres. T Â„ 3:09. A Â„ 37,889 (41,168).TWINS 9, ROYALS 6MINNESOTA AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Polanco ss 5 1 4 2 0 0 .285 Rosario dh 4 1 2 0 0 1 .288 a-Cave ph-dh 1 0 0 0 0 1 .263 Grossman lf 3 0 1 1 2 1 .268 Forsythe 2b 5 0 2 0 0 2 .240 Kepler cf 4 2 1 1 1 0 .228 Adrianza 3b-1b 5 1 1 1 0 1 .243 Austin 1b 4 1 1 1 0 0 .223 Petit 3b 1 0 0 0 0 1 .308 Field rf 5 2 4 2 0 1 .212 Gimenez c 5 1 2 0 0 0 .182 TOTALS 42 9 18 8 3 8 KANSAS CITY AB R H BI BB SO AVG. MerriÂ“eld 2b 5 0 1 1 0 1 .302 Mondesi ss 5 1 3 2 0 1 .291 Gordon lf 4 1 1 0 0 0 .242 OÂHearn 1b 4 2 3 1 0 0 .270 Herrera rf 4 0 1 1 0 1 .230 Goodwin cf 4 0 1 1 0 2 .240 Escobar 3b 4 0 0 0 0 2 .218 Phillips dh 4 0 1 0 0 2 .200 Gallagher c 1 0 0 0 0 0 .240 Viloria c 3 2 2 0 0 0 .273 TOTALS 38 6 13 6 0 9 MINNESOTA 011 302 002Â„9 18 0 KANSAS CITY 200 120 001Â„6 13 1 a-struck out for Rosario in the 8th. E Â„ OÂHearn (2). LOB Â„ Minnesota 9, Kansas City 5. 2B Â„ Adrianza (17), Field (10), OÂHearn 2 (7), Herrera (12), Viloria (2). HR Â„ Kepler (19), off Junis; Austin (16), off Junis; Field (7), off Junis; Polanco (5), off Vasto; Mondesi (9), off Gibson. RBIs Â„ Polanco 2 (32), Grossman (42), Kepler (52), Adrianza (35), Austin (35), Field 2 (17), MerriÂ“eld (57), Mondesi 2 (29), OÂHearn (25), Herrera (19), Goodwin (18). SB Â„ Mondesi (25). CS Â„ Polanco (4), Mondesi (6). MINNESOTA IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Gibson, W, 8-13 6.2 11 5 5 0 6 94 3.78 Rogers, H, 16 1.1 0 0 0 0 2 20 2.80 Hildenberger 1 2 1 1 0 1 16 4.76 KANSAS CITY IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Junis 3 8 4 4 1 3 82 4.42 Flynn 2 4 1 1 0 0 36 4.06 Vasto, L, 0-1 .2 3 2 1 0 1 20 8.31 McCarthy 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 15 3.18 Maurer 1 1 0 0 1 2 23 7.94 Peralta 1 2 2 2 1 1 22 4.13 Junis pitched to 2 batters in the 4th. Inherited runners-scored Â„ Rogers 1-0, McCarthy 2-1. WP Â„ Peralta. Umpires Â„ Home, Cory Blaser; First, Stu Scheurwater; Second, Gary Cederstrom; Third, Ben May. T Â„ 3:24. A Â„ 20,286 (37,903).REDS 2, CUBS 1CINCINNATI AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Schebler rf 5 1 1 1 0 2 .271 Peraza ss 5 0 1 0 0 2 .293 Votto 1b 4 0 3 0 0 0 .288 Suarez 3b 2 0 0 0 2 0 .287 Gennett 2b 3 0 0 0 1 2 .318 Ervin lf 3 1 1 1 1 2 .261 Barnhart c 4 0 0 0 0 1 .247 Castillo p 3 0 0 0 0 1 .107 Garrett p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 c-Herrera ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .183 Hughes p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Iglesias p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Hamilton cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 .239 TOTALS 34 2 6 2 4 11 CHICAGO AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Rizzo 1b 2 0 1 0 1 1 .277 Happ lf-cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 .229 Zobrist rf 3 0 0 0 1 0 .312 Murphy 2b 3 0 1 0 1 0 .284 Caratini c 4 0 0 0 0 0 .250 Bote 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .229 Russell ss 2 1 0 0 1 1 .252 d-Baez ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .294 Quintana p 1 0 0 0 0 0 .082 a-Contreras ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 .261 Garcia p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 b-Bryant ph-lf 1 0 1 0 0 0 .279 Almora cf 2 0 1 1 0 0 .285 Maples p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Edwards Jr. p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --TOTALS 28 1 5 1 4 3 CINCINNATI 100 100 000Â„2 6 0 CHICAGO 000 010 000Â„1 5 2 a-doubled for Quintana in the 5th. b-singled for Garcia in the 7th. c-grounded out for Garrett in the 8th. d-grounded out for Russell in the 9th. E Â„ Russell 2 (17). LOB Â„ Cincinnati 9, Chicago 6. 2B Â„ Votto (27), Contreras (26). HR Â„ Schebler (17), off Quintana; Ervin (7), off Quintana. RBIs Â„ Schebler (48), Ervin (30), Almora (34). SF Â„ Almora. CINCINNATI IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Castillo, W, 10-12 6.2 4 1 1 4 2 98 4.52 Garrett, H, 20 .1 0 0 0 0 1 4 4.42 Hughes, H, 14 1 1 0 0 0 0 13 1.82 Iglesias, S, 27-31 1 0 0 0 0 0 11 2.47 CHICAGO IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Quintana, L, 13-10 5 5 2 2 3 7 98 3.95 Garcia 2 1 0 0 1 2 19 6.03 Maples 1 0 0 0 0 1 10 9.64 Edwards Jr. 1 0 0 0 0 1 8 2.39 Inherited runners-scored Â„ Garrett 2-0. HBP Â„ Castillo (Rizzo). WP Â„ Garcia, Garrett. Umpires Â„ Home, Mike Estabrook; First, Hunter Wendelstedt; Second, John Libka; Third, Bruce Dreckman. T Â„ 2:43. A Â„ 41,314 (41,649).ROCKIES 3, GIANTS 2COLORADO AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Blackmon cf 3 0 1 0 2 0 .287 LeMahieu 2b 3 0 0 1 0 1 .281 Arenado 3b 4 0 0 0 0 0 .296 Dahl lf 4 0 1 0 0 2 .276 Story ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 .289 Gonzalez rf 4 1 1 0 0 1 .276 Desmond 1b 4 1 2 0 0 1 .236 Iannetta c 2 1 0 0 2 1 .221 Senzatela p 3 0 1 2 0 2 .105 Rusin p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 Oberg p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Ottavino p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --c-Parra ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 .282 Davis p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --TOTALS 32 3 7 3 4 9 SAN FRANCISCO AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Blanco rf-cf 3 0 1 0 1 1 .227 Panik 2b 3 2 2 0 1 0 .254 Longoria 3b 3 0 0 0 1 2 .249 Crawford ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 .254 Slater 1b 4 0 1 1 0 1 .268 Shaw lf 4 0 2 1 0 0 .115 Garcia c 4 0 1 0 0 1 .368 Hernandez cf 2 0 0 0 0 2 .240 a-Hanson ph-rf 2 0 0 0 0 1 .257 Rodriguez p 2 0 0 0 0 1 .069 Black p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --b-Pence ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .209 Okert p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Dyson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Moronta p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 d-Hundley ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .242 TOTALS 33 2 7 2 3 12 COLORADO 030 000 000Â„3 7 0 SAN FRANCISCO 000 001 010Â„2 7 1 a-struck out for Hernandez in the 7th. b-struck out for Black in the 7th. c-singled for Ottavino in the 9th. d-struck out for Moronta in the 9th. E Â„ Slater (4). LOB Â„ Colorado 7, San Francisco 7. 2B Â„ Blackmon (26). RBIs Â„ LeMahieu (57), Senzatela 2 (3), Slater (23), Shaw (4). SB Â„ Desmond (19), Blanco (5), Panik (4). CS Â„ Dahl (2). SF Â„ LeMahieu. COLORADO IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Senzatela, W, 5-6 5 5 1 1 2 5 86 4.81 Rusin, H, 7 .1 0 0 0 0 1 8 6.53 Oberg, H, 13 1.2 1 0 0 0 3 18 2.22 Ottavino, H, 31 1 1 1 1 1 1 24 2.25 Davis, S, 40-46 1 0 0 0 0 2 14 4.48 SAN FRANCISCO IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Rodriguez, L, 6-4 6 5 3 1 3 5 91 2.30 Black 1 0 0 0 1 1 17 4.50 Okert 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.00 Dyson 1 0 0 0 0 1 6 2.89 Moronta 1 1 0 0 0 2 13 2.61 Senzatela pitched to 2 batters in the 6th. Okert pitched to 1 batter in the 8th. Inherited runners-scored Â„ Rusin 2-0, Oberg 2-1, Dyson 1-0. Umpires Â„ Home, Jerry Meals; First, Ed Hickox; Second, Gabe Morales; Third, Ramon De Jesus. T Â„ 3:02. A Â„ 38,824 (41,915).ANGELS 4, MARINERS 3SEATTLE AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Haniger rf 4 0 2 1 0 0 .282 Span lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 .267 Cano 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .279 Healy 1b 4 0 0 0 0 2 .245 Seager 3b 3 1 1 0 1 1 .219 Vogelbach dh 4 1 1 2 0 1 .211 Freitas c 2 0 1 0 0 1 .216 a-Gamel ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .276 Zunino c 0 0 0 0 0 0 .196 Gordon cf 3 1 1 0 0 0 .269 Romine ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 .204 TOTALS 32 3 7 3 1 9 LOS ANGELES AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Calhoun rf 4 1 1 1 0 0 .214 Fletcher 2b 1 0 1 0 0 0 .275 1-Cowart pr-2b 2 0 0 0 1 1 .123 Ohtani dh 3 1 0 0 1 2 .290 Upton lf 4 1 1 3 0 1 .263 Simmons ss 4 0 1 0 0 1 .295 Marte 1b 3 0 2 0 0 0 .218 Ward 3b 3 0 0 0 0 2 .184 Briceno c 2 0 0 0 0 2 .238 b-Fernandez ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .272 Hudson c 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Hermosillo cf 2 1 1 0 0 0 .182 c-Young Jr. ph-cf 1 0 0 0 0 0 .218 TOTALS 30 4 7 4 2 9 SEATTLE 001 200 000Â„3 7 0 LOS ANGELES 003 000 10XÂ„4 7 0 a-struck out for Freitas in the 7th. b-lined out for Briceno in the 7th. c-grounded out for Hermosillo in the 7th. 1-ran for Fletcher in the 1st. LOB Â„ Seattle 3, Los Angeles 4. 2B Â„ Haniger (34), Fletcher (18), Hermosillo (3). HR Â„ Vogelbach (3), off Barria; Upton (30), off Gonzales; Calhoun (19), off Vincent. RBIs Â„ Haniger (89), Vogelbach 2 (9), Calhoun (57), Upton 3 (84). CS Â„ Span (4), Ohtani (4), Marte (1). SEATTLE IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Gonzales 5 6 3 3 2 6 84 4.28 Armstrong 1 0 0 0 0 2 12 0.00 Vincent, L, 3-4 1 1 1 1 0 0 13 4.05 Warren 1 0 0 0 0 1 13 3.23 LOS ANGELES IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Barria 5 6 3 3 1 3 82 3.61 Cole, W, 2-2 2 0 0 0 0 3 22 2.93 Anderson, H, 22 1 1 0 0 0 0 11 3.29 Buttrey, S, 3-3 1 0 0 0 0 3 16 0.66 WP Â„ Barria, Warren. Umpires Â„ Home, Ryan Additon; First, Lance Barrett; Second, Bill Welke; Third, Tony Randazzo. T Â„ 2:55. A Â„ 35,578 (45,050).PADRES 7, RANGERS 3TEXAS AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Odor 2b 5 0 1 0 0 2 .259 Profar ss 4 1 2 1 1 0 .258 Mazara rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 .266 Gallo cf-lf 4 0 1 0 0 2 .210 Kiner-Falefa 3b 3 0 0 0 0 0 .263 Guzman 1b 4 1 1 0 0 1 .236 Chirinos c 3 0 1 1 0 0 .217 Calhoun lf 3 1 1 1 0 0 .247 DeShields cf 0 0 0 0 1 0 .209 Minor p 3 0 1 0 0 1 .333 Pelham p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Butler p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Claudio p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --b-Choo ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 .270 1-Robinson pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 .183 Springs p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --TOTALS 33 3 8 3 3 7 SAN DIEGO AB R H BI BB SO AVG. Mejia c 4 1 1 4 1 1 .241 Myers 3b 4 0 0 0 0 3 .251 Renfroe lf 4 1 1 1 0 1 .253 Hosmer 1b 4 0 1 0 0 1 .250 Reyes rf 3 0 2 0 1 0 .276 2-Jankowski pr 0 1 0 0 0 0 .258 Galvis 2b-ss 4 2 1 1 0 0 .233 Margot cf 4 0 2 1 0 0 .250 Guerra ss 2 0 0 0 0 1 .143 a-Hedges ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .245 Stammen p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Wingenter p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Yates p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 c-Ellis ph 0 1 0 0 1 0 .289 Nix p 2 0 0 0 0 1 .000 Wick p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Spangenberg 2b 0 1 0 0 2 0 .230 TOTALS 32 7 8 7 5 8 TEXAS 011 001 000Â„3 8 1 SAN DIEGO 100 000 105Â„7 8 0 Two outs when winning run scored. a-grounded out for Guerra in the 7th. b-walked for Claudio in the 9th. c-pinch hit for Yates in the 9th. 1-ran for Choo in the 9th. 2-ran for Reyes in the 9th. E Â„ Chirinos (3). LOB Â„ Texas 8, San Diego 4. 2B Â„ Profar (33), Gallo (24), Guzman (17), Minor (1), Hosmer (31), Galvis (25). 3B Â„ Margot (6). HR Â„ Calhoun (2), off Nix; Profar (18), off Nix; Renfroe (23), off Minor; Mejia (3), off Springs. RBIs Â„ Profar (74), Chirinos (62), Calhoun (10), Mejia 4 (8), Renfroe (61), Galvis (61), Margot (45). TEXAS IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Minor 6.1 4 2 2 1 7 87 4.14 Pelham, H, 1 .1 1 0 0 0 0 3 4.91 Butler, H, 2 .2 0 0 0 2 1 23 6.00 Claudio, H, 14 .2 0 0 0 0 0 5 4.74 Springs, L, 0-1, BS, 1-1 .2 3 5 5 2 0 30 3.55 SAN DIEGO IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Nix 6 7 3 3 1 3 80 5.75 Wick 1 1 0 0 0 0 17 7.11 Stammen 1 0 0 0 0 2 10 2.49 Wingenter .1 0 0 0 2 1 19 4.40 Yates, W, 5-3 .2 0 0 0 0 1 9 2.04 Inherited runners-scored Â„ Pelham 1-0, Butler 1-0, Claudio 2-0, Yates 3-0. HBP Â„ Nix (KinerFalefa), Wingenter (Chirinos). WP Â„ Springs. Umpires Â„ Home, Ryan Blakney; First, Chris Conroy; Second, CB Bucknor; Third, Fieldin Culbreth. T Â„ 3:15. A Â„ 22,242 (42,445).BOX SCORES ROUNDUP/MATCHUPSRed Sox 4, Mets 3: Red Sox right Â“elder Mookie Betts left the game after hurting his left side making a throw to home plate. Blue Jays 3, Yankees 2: Dellin Betances wasted a 2-1 eighth-inning lead. Astros 5, Diamondbacks 4: Justin Verlander (16-9) struck out 11 in seven innings. Rays 5, Athletics 4: Khris Davis hit a grand slam in the ninth off Sergio Romo. Nationals 6, Braves 4: Bryce Harper and Anthony Rendon hit two-run homers off Sean Newcomb (12-9). Marlins 6, Phillies 4: Peter OÂBrien homered and drove in three runs. Reds 2, Cubs 1: The CubsÂ NL Central lead remained at 2 games over second-place Milwaukee when Scott Schebler homered on the Â“rst pitch of the game. Pirates 3, Brewers 2: Jesus Aguilar and Domingo Santana homered on consecutive pitches from Felipe Vazquez to begin the ninth. Rockies 3, Giants 2: Antonio Senzatela pitched shutout ball into the sixth inning. Padres 7, Rangers 3: Rookie Francisco Mejia hit a grand slam with two outs in the ninth inning. Angels 4, Mariners 3: Kole Calhoun hit a two-run homer. Tigers 6, Indians 4: The Indians rested several regulars a day after clinching the AL Central. Orioles 8, White Sox 4: Jonathan Villar and Adam Jones homered. Twins 9, Royals 6: Tyler Austin hit one of MinnesotaÂs four home runs. LATE L.A. Dodgers at St. LouisTODAYÂS PITCHING COMPARISONNATIONAL LEAGUE 2018 TEAM LAST THREE STARTS TEAMS PITCHERS TIME W-L ERA REC W-L IP ERA New York Wheeler (R) 11-7 3.23 14-14 2-1 22.0 1.64 Philadelphia Arrieta (R) 7:05p 10-9 3.66 14-14 1-0 15.1 6.46 Washington Fedde (R) 2-3 5.12 4-5 1-0 10.2 3.38 Miami Richards (R) 7:10p 3-9 4.85 8-14 0-2 12.0 9.75 St. Louis Mikolas (R) 15-4 2.99 21-8 2-1 18.2 3.38 Atlanta Foltynewicz (R) 7:35p 11-9 2.66 13-15 1-1 21.0 2.57 Cincinnati DeSclafani (R) 7-5 4.80 11-7 0-1 12.1 8.03 Milwaukee Miley (L) 7:40p 4-2 2.23 9-4 2-0 18.1 1.96 Chicago Hendricks (R) 11-11 3.71 15-15 1-1 16.0 2.25 Arizona Corbin (L) 9:40p 11-5 3.05 17-13 1-0 17.1 2.08 Colorado Gray (R) 11-7 4.80 17-11 1-0 14.0 5.14 Los Angeles Ryu (L) 10:10p 4-3 2.42 7-5 0-2 18.0 3.00 San Francisco Suarez (L) 6-11 4.33 11-15 1-2 19.0 3.79 San Diego Mitchell (R) 10:10p 1-3 6.07 4-5 1-0 13.1 3.38AMERICAN LEAGUE 2018 TEAM LAST THREE STARTS TEAMS PITCHERS TIME W-L ERA REC W-L IP ERA Toronto Borucki (L) 3-4 4.26 6-8 0-1 17.0 4.76 Baltimore Cashner (R) 7:05p 4-15 5.29 8-20 0-3 12.0 11.25 Minnesota Stewart (R) 1-1 5.47 2-2 0-0 12.0 6.75 Detroit Zimmermann (R) 7:10p 7-7 4.17 10-12 1-1 16.0 2.81 Tampa Bay Glasnow (R) 1-6 4.48 3-5 0-3 14.2 6.14 Texas TBD ( ) 8:05p 0-0 0.00 0-0 0-0 0.0 0.00 Seattle LeBlanc (L) 8-4 3.56 15-9 1-1 18.0 1.00 Houston Valdez (L) 8:10p 3-1 2.66 3-1 1-1 14.1 3.77INTERLEAGUE 2018 TEAM LAST THREE STARTS TEAMS PITCHERS TIME W-L ERA REC W-L IP ERA Kansas City Keller (R) 8-6 3.04 9-9 2-1 22.0 1.64 Pittsburgh Musgrove (R) 7:05p 6-9 3.87 7-11 1-2 18.1 5.40 KEY: TEAM REC-TeamÂs Record in games started by todayÂs pitcher. SATURDAYÂS GAMES American League Cleveland 15, Detroit 0 Toronto 8, N.Y. Yankees 7 Tampa Bay 7, Oakland 5 Chicago White Sox 2, Baltimore 0 Kansas City 10, Minnesota 3 Seattle 6, L.A. Angels 5 National League L.A. Dodgers 17, St. Louis 4 Washington 7, Atlanta 1 Chicago Cubs 1, Cincinnati 0 Philadelphia 5, Miami 4 Pittsburgh 3, Milwaukee 1 San Francisco 3, Colorado 0 Interleague Boston 5, N.Y. Mets 3 Houston 10, Arizona 4 Texas 6, San Diego 3 TUESDAYÂS GAMES American League Boston at N.Y. Yankees, 1:05 p.m. Toronto at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox at Cleveland, 7:10 p.m. Minnesota at Detroit, 7:10 p.m. Tampa Bay at Texas, 8:05 p.m. Seattle at Houston, 8:10 p.m. L.A. Angels at Oakland, 10:05 p.m. National League N.Y. Mets at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m. Washington at Miami, 7:10 p.m. St. Louis at Atlanta, 7:35 p.m. Cincinnati at Milwaukee, 7:40 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Arizona, 9:40 p.m. Colorado at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10 p.m. San Francisco at San Diego, 10:10 p.m. Interleague Kansas City at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m.
Page 6 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun | Monday, September 17, 2018By MARK LONGAP SPORTS WRITERJACKSONVILLE, Fla. Â„ Blake Bortles threw four touchdown passes, three in the Â“rst half, and the Jacksonville Jaguars beat Tom Brady and the New England Patriots 31-20 Sunday in a rematch of last seasonÂs AFC championship game. Bortles connected with Donte Moncrief, Keelan Cole and Austin SeferianJenkins for scores in the Â“rst 30 minutes, the second time heÂs done that in his NFL career. Bortles completed 29 of 45 passes for 377 yards, with the four TDs and an interception. It was the best game of his Â“ve-year career. It was the JaguarsÂ Â“rst win over Brady. They entered the game 0-8 against the Patriots quarterback. The Patriots (1-1) trailed 24-3 in the third quarter before Â“nally showing signs of life. But Dante Fowler, returning from a one-game suspension, stripped Brady for one game-changing play, and second-year receiver Dede Westbrook added another to seal the victory. Westbrook took a short pass on a crossing route, made one defender miss and then outran another down the sideline for a 61-yard score. He got a key block from Cole. Cole Â“nished with seven receptions for 117 yards and a score. He made a spectacular, one-handed catch on JacksonvilleÂs second drive and beat Eric Rowe for a 24-yard touchdown three plays later. Jacksonville led 14-0 at that point, but unlike the game eight months ago Â„ which had much more at stake, of course Â„ coach Doug Marrone didnÂt sit on the lead. The Jaguars (2-0) kept throwing even with an 11-point lead in the Â“nal minutes of the game. They now have their best start since 2006. Marrone was widely criticized for getting conservative in the title game. The Patriots trailed 20-10 in the fourth quarter of that one before rallying to win 24-20 and get to the Super Bowl. Brady never looked comfortable in the rematch. He completed 24 of 35 passes for 235 yards and two touchdowns, both to Chris Hogan. He was sacked twice.NO FOURNETTEThe Jaguars improved to 4-0 in two seasons without running back Leonard Fournette. Fournette sat out while recovering from a sore right hamstring he tweaked in the season opener at the New York Giants. T.J. Yeldon started in his place and ran 10 times for 58 yards.GROUND GAINSPatriots rookie Sony Michel, a Â“rst-round draft pick from Georgia, carried 10 times for 33 yards in his NFL debut. Michel is expected to give New England some much-needed help in its running attack. KEY INJURIESPatriots : Defensive end Trey Flowers and safety Patrick Chung, two of the teamÂs top defenders, were ruled out with concussions. Flowers was injured in the Â“rst quarter when he collided with teammate Keionta Davis. Chung was injured in the second half. Jaguars : Left tackle Cam Robinson left in the Â“rst quarter after injuring his left knee and was later ruled out. Receiver Donte Moncrief, who caught a touchdown pass on JacksonvilleÂs opening drive, left with a knee injury in the third quarter. Defensive end Calais Campbell, questionable to play because of a sore right knee, left after getting poked in his right eye. He later returned.UP NEXTPatriots : Play at Detroit, where former New England defensive coordinator Matt Patricia is now the head coach. Jaguars : Host AFC South rival Tennessee in the second of three straight home games.Bortles throws 4 TDs, Jags beat Patriots in rematch AP PHOTOSJacksonville Jaguars tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins celebrates his touchdown catch against the New England Patriots during the Â“rst half of the game. Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Dede Westbrook runs for a touchdown past New England Patriots linebacker Kyle Van Noy. By GREG BEACHAMAP SPORTS WRITERLAS VEGAS Â„ Brad Keselowski nailed the Â“nal restart and roared away from the Â“eld in the scorching Vegas heat. With another huge performance in his late-season surge, Keselowski Â“nished up front again Â„ and heÂs got NASCARÂs Big Three drivers looking over their shoulders. Keselowski raced to his third consecutive Cup series victory Sunday, opening the playoffs by persevering through a wreck-Â“lled afternoon and taking charge of overtime. He also secured team owner Roger PenskeÂs 500th victory across all competitions with his resourceful performance amid 99-degree conditions and constant stop-and-start late drama of a race featuring 12 cautions and several wrecks. ÂI didnÂt think it was ever going to end,ÂŽ Keselowski said after his 27th career victory and third in Las Vegas. ÂI was worried about running out of gas there at the end.ÂŽ Keselowski had plenty of worries with just two laps to go while he sat in his stationary car and waited for the cleanup of Michael McDowellÂs wreck with Kurt Busch. But after the red-Â”ag stop ended, nobody could keep up with KeselowskiÂs Team Penske Ford. The victory extended an extraordinary late-season run for Keselowski, who won at Darlington and the Brickyard in consecutive weeks before Vegas. Keselowski credited his pit crewÂs efÂ“ciency for the latest win in his improbable surge, which has added some intrigue to a NASCAR season largely dominated by the Big Three of Truex, Harvick and Kyle Busch. ÂWe have not been the best car the last three weeks,ÂŽ Keselowski said. ÂWe put everything together when it counted, and we kind of stole it today. Same scenario the last two weeks. ... I feel like we stole the last three races. WeÂre not complaining, but we still have a lot of work to do to go out there and win heads-up without those issues.ÂŽ Penske was not in attendance for his landmark victory at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, instead watching from Sonoma at the IndyCar season Â“nale. He formed Team Penske in 1966, and it has Â“elded 50 winning drivers across 14 race series during the ensuing 52 years. The owner pumped his Â“st on the timing stand in Sonoma after Keselowski won. ÂWe did it, boss!ÂŽ Keselowski shouted. ÂThatÂs quite a number, right? ItÂs really great to be a part of that, and to get the last one to get us there, thatÂs pretty great.ÂŽ Kyle Larson was second, and defending Cup series champion Martin Truex Jr. came in third. KeselowskiÂs rivals are very aware of his surge against stiff odds. ÂBrad clearly found the horseshoe,ÂŽ Truex said. ÂThree races in a row heÂs won, (and) he has not had the best car. ... He hasnÂt led the most laps in any of those races, and he showed up at the end with good pit stops and good short-run speed. I think clearly, itÂs pretty obvious how it worked out. HeÂs hot right now. HeÂs on a streak. ThatÂs the way it goes. We Â“nished third with the best car.ÂŽ Eight of the 16 playoff drivers had various problems during the race, which had six cautions in the Â“nal 60 laps alone. Four playoff drivers failed to Â“nish Â„ including co-leader Kevin Harvick, who wrecked with 120 laps to go when he blew his right front tire. Kyle Busch Â“nished seventh in Vegas even after clipping the wall and plowing through the inÂ“eld grass with 35 laps to go. Truex moved into the overall points lead over Busch and Keselowski, who leapfrogged Harvick.Keselowski wins NASCAR playoff opener, gets 500th for Penske Brad Keselowski celebrates after winning a NASCAR Cup Series auto race. Brendon Gaughan, right, presents Brad Keselowski with a trophy following a NASCAR Cup Series auto race Sunday. NASCAR: Las Vegas NFL: Jacksonville 31, New England 20 CFB: AP Top 25 RankingsBy RALPH D. RUSSOAP COLLEGE FOOTBALL WRITERLSU surged to No. 6 in The Associated Press college football poll after its second victory of September against a highly ranked team, and Wisconsin tumbled to No. 18 after becoming the Â“rst top-10 team to be upset by an unranked team. Top-ranked Alabama strengthened its hold on No. 1 on Sunday receiving a season-high 58 Â“rst-place votes from the media panel. Clemson slipped out of the No. 2 spot for the Â“rst time this season. Georgia moved up a spot to second behind the Crimson Tide, giving the Southeastern Conference the top two teams in the ranking. Clemson is third with three Â“rst-place votes, followed by No. 4 Ohio State and No. 5 Oklahoma. LSU has now gone from No. 25 to start the season to No. 6 in three weeks. The Tigers beat Miami, the preseason No. 8, in Week 1 in Arlington, Texas, and then knocked off Auburn on Saturday at Jordan-Hare Stadium. Auburn slipped from No. 7 to No. 9. WisconsinÂs loss to BYU was SaturdayÂs most surprising result. The Badgers were three-touchdown favorites but missed a last-second Â“eld goal to tie and lost 24-21 in Madison. The Big Ten had Â“ve teams in the top 14 to begin the seasons and three (Michigan, Michigan State, Wisconsin) have already lost. BYUÂs reward was being ranked No. 25. CONFERENCE CALLThe SEC has the top two teams in the AP poll for the 23rd time since 2006. Alabama was either No. 1 or 2 in all of those. The conference with the next most 1-2 appearances in the poll since 2006 is the Big Ten with eight. SEC Â„ 6. Big Ten Â„ 5. Big 12 Â„ 4. ACC Â„ 4. Pac-12 Â„ 3. Independent Â„ 2. American Â„ 1.RANKED VS. RANKEDNo. 22 Texas A&M at No. 1 Alabama. First ranked opponent for the Crimson Tide. No. 7 Stanford at No. 20 Oregon. First Power Five opponent for the Ducks.LSU jumps to No. 6; Wisconsin tumbles from top 10
The Sun | Monday, September 17, 2018 www.yoursun.com E/N/C Page 7 GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Â„ Daniel Carlson missed two Â“eld goals in overtime, including one from 35 yards as time expired, and the Vikings had to settle for a 29-29 tie after rallying from a late 13-point deÂ“cit. The rookie pushed his Â“nal kick wide right, just like his attempt from 49 earlier in overtime. Packers kicker Mason Crosby matched a career high with Â“ve Â“eld goals, but his potential game winner from 52 went wide left as time expired in regulation. Both teams are 1-0-1.LutzÂs 44-yard field goal lifts Saints past Browns 21-18NEW ORLEANS (AP) Â„ Wil Lutz kicked a 44-yard Â“eld goal for New Orleans with 21 seconds left, Cleveland kicker Zane Gonzalez pushed the second of his two missed Â“eld goals wide right in the Â“nal seconds, and the Saints held on for a 21-18 victory that extended the BrownsÂ winless streak to 19 games. Gonzalez also missed two extra points, one week after his potential winning Â“eld goal was blocked in a season-opening tie with Pittsburgh. Cleveland (0-1-1) carried a two-score lead into the Â“nal nine minutes before its latest collapse.Mahomes throws 6 TDs, Chiefs hold off Steelers 42-37PITTSBURGH (AP) Â„ Patrick Mahomes tied a franchise record with six touchdown passes. The 22-year-old Mahomes finished 23 of 28 for 326 yards in his third career start as the Chiefs (2-0) won in Pittsburgh for the first time since 1986. Mahomes has 10 touchdown passes through two weeks, the most ever by a quarterback through two games. Trevor Kelce caught seven passes for 109 yards and two scores. Tyreek Hill, Chris Conley, Kareem Hunt and Demarcus Robinson also hauled in touchdown passes as the Chiefs recovered in the second half after blowing an early 21-pont lead. PittsburghÂs Ben Roethlisberger shook off an achy right elbow that limited him in practice during the week, completing 39 of 60 passes for 452 yards and three touchdowns. The 36-year-old also leapt into the end zone for a 3-yard score with 1:59 to go that got the Steelers (0-1-1) within five.Broncos rally past Raiders 20-19 on McManus winnerDENVER (AP) Â„ Brandon McManus kicked a 36-yard field goal just inside the right upright with 6 seconds left, denying Jon Gruden his first win as a head coach since 2008. With no timeouts and 18 seconds left, Case Keenum hit Tim Patrick for a 26-yard gain to the Oakland 18. Cornerbacks Gareon Conley and Leon Hall couldnÂt tackle him inbounds and McManus came on to give the Broncos (2-0) their first lead.Rams off to hot start after blanking CardinalsLOS ANGELES (AP) Â„ Todd Gurley ran for three touchdowns, Jared Goff threw for 354 yards and a touchdown. It was the second time in GurleyÂs four-year NFL career that he had three rushing scores in a game. The other time was Week 15 at Seattle last season. Gurley Â“nished with 42 yards on 19 carries as he played only three quarters due to cramps. Goff, who has six 300yard games, completed 24 of 32, marking the third time in 24 starts he has completed more than 70 percent of his passes when making 25 or more attempts. The 354 yards were only a yard off of his career high, set last season against Houston.49ers hang on to beat Lions 30-27SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Â„ Jimmy Garoppolo threw two touchdown passes, Matt Breida ran for 138 yards and San FranciscoÂs longest TD run in four seasons and the 49ers bounced back from a season-opening loss. Garoppolo nearly made a costly mistake when he threw a late interception to Tracy Walker that was returned to the San Francisco 7. But Quandre Diggs was called for a defensive holding away from the play to give the 49ers (1-1) a Â“rst down.Matt Ryan powers Falcons over Panthers, 31-24ATLANTA (AP) Â„ Matt Ryan ran for a pair of scores for the Â“rst time in his career and threw a pair of TD passes. After scoring on a 1-yard sneak that pushed Atlanta (1-1) to a 24-10 lead early in the third quarter, Ryan delivered the biggest blow with a brilliant scamper midway through the fourth quarter. On third-and-5 from the Carolina 8, he looked around futilely for an open receiver, spotted a running lane to the left and took off for the end zone. There were three Carolina players waiting for him at the goal line Â„ including 346-pound former teammate Dontari Poe Â„ but Ryan leaped in the air and bowled them all over for the TD that gave Atlanta a two-touchdown lead over the Panthers (1-1).Gordon shines in ChargersÂ 31-20 win over BillsORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) Â„ Melvin Gordon matched a career high by scoring three touchdowns, and the Chargers manhandled the anemic Bills during rookie quarterback Josh AllenÂs debut as a starter. Gordon scored on a 20-yard run and added two touchdowns receiving before limping off the Â“eld after appearing to hurt his left leg early in the fourth quarter. Gordon Â“nished with just 28 yards rushing and six catches for 38 yards in his second three-TD game. He had two touchdowns rushing and one receiving in a 33-30 win at Atlanta on Oct. 23, 2016. The Chargers took control in building a 28-3 lead when Rivers hit Gordon for a 2-yard touchdown pass. That capped a run in which Los Angeles scored touchdowns on four consecutive possessions.Succop kicks field goal as Titans edge Texans 20-17NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Â„ Ryan Succop kicked a 31-yard Â“eld goal with 1:00 left, and the battered Titans held off the Texans 20-17 to give Mike Vrabel his Â“rst victory as an NFL head coach. Succop also kicked a tying 42-yarder in the fourth quarter as Tennessee (1-1) pulled out the win with quarterback Marcus Mariota watching from the sideline. The Titans also were missing their top three offensive tackles. Deshaun Watson and Houston (0-2) had the ball last. With 17 seconds left, Watson ran around the Â“eld looking for a receiver. He found DeAndre Hopkins for a 31-yard completion to the Tennessee 21, but time expired before the Texans could run another play.Luck methodical, Colts beat Redskins 21-9LANDOVER, Md. (AP) Â„ Andrew Luck threw for two touchdown passes, shook off two interceptions and engineered a game-sealing drive. Luck was 21 of 31 for 179 yards and had a TD pass in a 25th consecutive game, the longest active streak in the NFL. He was 7 of 8 for 62 yards on a methodical 13play, 75-yard drive that culminated in a Luckto-T.Y. Hilton score that put Indianapolis (1-1) up 21-9 early in the fourth quarter. Executing Â“rst-year coach Frank ReichÂs creative play-calling scheme, Luck also found Eric Ebron for a touchdown on the gameÂs opening drive. The balanced attack with 27 rushing and 31 passing attempts kept the RedskinsÂ defense off-balance and allowed Luck to pick apart a secondary that struggled in coverage and tackling. Missed field goals in OT force Minnesota-Green Bay tie AP PHOTOMinnesota Vikings kicker Daniel Carlson reacts after missing a Â“eld goal in the Â“nal seconds of overtime in SundayÂs game. NFL ROUNDUP NFL LINE SCORES AND STATISTICSJAGUARS 31, PA TRIOTS 20New England 0 3 7 10 Â„ 20 Jacksonville 14 7 3 7 Â„ 31 First Quarter JacÂ„Moncrief 4 pass from Bortles (Lambo kick), 7:46. JacÂ„Cole 24 pass from Bortles (Lambo kick), 2:10. Second Quarter NEÂ„FG Gostkowski 29, 2:45. JacÂ„Seferian-Jenkins 4 pass from Bortles (Lambo kick), :09. Third Quarter JacÂ„FG Lambo 28, 7:50. NEÂ„Hogan 7 pass from Brady (Gostkowski kick), 1:42. Fourth Quarter NEÂ„FG Gostkowski 46, 14:10. JacÂ„Westbrook 61 pass from Bortles (Lambo kick), 7:35. NEÂ„Hogan 29 pass from Brady (Gostkowski kick), 3:40. AÂ„68,527. NE Jac First downs 18 27 Total Net Yards 302 481 Rushes-yards 24-82 24-104 Passing 220 377 Punt Returns 0-0 2-21 Kicko Returns 2-47 3-36 Interceptions Ret. 1-0 0-0 Comp-Att-Int 24-35-0 29-45-1 Sacked-Yards Lost 2-14 0-0 Punts 4-55.5 3-35.3 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 2-1 Penalties-Yards 2-25 7-71 Time of Possession 29:14 30:46 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGÂ„New England, Michel 10-34, Burkhead 6-22, White 4-11, Brady 3-10, Patterson 1-5. Jacksonville, Yeldon 10-58, Bortles 6-35, Grant 4-13, Wilds 3-4, Westbrook 1-(minus 6). PASSINGÂ„New England, Brady 24-35-0-234. Jacksonville, Bortles 29-45-1-377. RECEIVINGÂ„New England, White 7-73, Dorsett 5-44, Hogan 3-42, Hollister 3-35, Patterson 3-18, Gronkowski 2-15, Michel 1-7. Jacksonville, Cole 7-116, Grant 6-56, Westbrook 4-83, Moncrief 4-34, Seferian-Jenkins 3-23, Yeldon 2-13, Paul 1-22, OÂShaughnessy 1-17, Chark 1-13. MISSED FIELD GOALSÂ„New England, Gostkowski 54.BRONCOS 20, RAIDERS 19Oakland 3 9 7 0 Â„ 19 Denver 0 0 10 10 Â„ 20 First Quarter OakÂ„FG Nugent 26, 9:33. Second Quarter OakÂ„FG Nugent 46, 11:47. OakÂ„Lynch 1 run (kick blocked), :35. Third Quarter DenÂ„Freeman 1 run (McManus kick), 9:06. OakÂ„Roberts 20 pass from Carr (Nugent kick), 5:25. DenÂ„FG McManus 39, 2:43. Fourth Quarter DenÂ„Keenum 1 run (McManus kick), 5:58. DenÂ„FG McManus 36, :06. AÂ„76,696. Oak Den First downs 21 20 Total Net Yards 373 385 Rushes-yards 27-92 28-168 Passing 281 217 Punt Returns 1-7 1-1 Kicko Returns 0-0 0-0 Interceptions Ret. 1-15 0-0 Comp-Att-Int 29-32-0 19-35-1 Sacked-Yards Lost 1-7 1-5 Punts 4-47.3 4-51.0 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 0-0 Penalties-Yards 4-30 6-35 Time of Possession 32:56 27:04 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGÂ„Oakland, Lynch 18-65, Martin 7-24, Richard 2-3. Denver, Lindsay 14-107, Freeman 8-28, Booker 3-17, Keenum 3-16. PASSINGÂ„Oakland, Carr 29-32-0288. Denver, Keenum 19-35-1-222. RECEIVINGÂ„Oakland, Cooper 10-116, Cook 4-49, Bryant 4-30, Roberts 3-43, J.Nelson 2-30, K.Smith 2-12, Lynch 2-3, Carrier 1-5, Martin 1-0. Denver, De.Thomas 5-18, Sanders 4-96, Butt 4-48, Heuerman 2-10, Patrick 1-26, Janovich 1-11, Sutton 1-9, Lindsay 1-4. MISSED FIELD GOALSÂ„None.49ERS 30, LIONS 27Detroit 7 3 3 14 Â„ 27 San Francisco 3 10 14 3 Â„ 30 First Quarter SFÂ„FG Gould 45, 6:18. DetÂ„Golladay 30 pass from Staord (Prater kick), 2:45. Second Quarter SFÂ„Bourne 4 pass from Garoppolo (Gould kick), 12:07. SFÂ„FG Gould 42, 4:55. DetÂ„FG Prater 27, :03. Third Quarter SFÂ„Celek 11 pass from Garoppolo (Gould kick), 13:17. DetÂ„FG Prater 43, 8:46. SFÂ„Breida 66 run (Gould kick), :52. Fourth Quarter SFÂ„FG Gould 36, 11:21. DetÂ„M.Jones 5 pass from Staord (Prater kick), 8:36. DetÂ„Roberts 15 pass from Stafford (Prater kick), 3:27. AÂ„70,164. Det SF First downs 25 23 Total Net Yards 427 346 Rushes-yards 18-98 28-190 Passing 329 156 Punt Returns 4-11 2-14 Kicko Returns 5-144 5-174 Interceptions Ret. 0-0 0-0 Comp-Att-Int 34-53-0 18-26-0 Sacked-Yards Lost 2-18 6-50 Punts 5-42.2 5-45.4 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 1-0 Penalties-Yards 10-105 9-86 Time of Possession 30:26 29:34 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGÂ„Detroit, Johnson 8-43, Blount 8-38, Tate 1-9, Staord 1-8. San Francisco, Breida 11-138, Morris 14-48, Garoppolo 3-4. PASSINGÂ„Detroit, Staord 3453-0-347. San Francisco, Garoppolo 18-26-0-206. RECEIVINGÂ„Detroit, Riddick 9-47, Tate 7-109, Golladay 6-89, Johnson 5-23, M.Jones 4-54, Roberts 1-15, Willson 1-13, Blount 1-(minus 3). San Francisco, Garcon 4-57, Breida 3-21, Juszczyk 3-13, Morris 2-32, Celek 2-22, Kittle 2-22, Pettis 1-35, Bourne 1-4. MISSED FIELD GOALSÂ„None.RAMS 34, CARDINALS 0Arizona 0 0 0 0 Â„ 0 L.A. Rams 0 19 8 7 Â„ 34 Second Quarter LaÂ„Gurley 11 run (Gurley run), 14:29. LaÂ„FG Hekker 20, 8:07. LaÂ„Gurley 1 run (Gurley run), :00. Third Quarter LaÂ„Gurley 2 run (Brown pass from Go), 3:39. Fourth Quarter LaÂ„Higbee 3 pass from Go (Hekker kick), 3:17. AÂ„66,515. Ari La First downs 5 24 Total Net Yards 137 432 Rushes-yards 15-54 33-90 Passing 83 342 Punt Returns 0-0 6-133 Kicko Returns 3-49 1-22 Interceptions Ret. 1-0 1-22 Comp-Att-Int 17-27-1 24-32-1 Sacked-Yards Lost 1-7 2-12 Punts 8-50.4 2-51.0 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 0-0 Penalties-Yards 9-47 5-49 Time of Possession 25:52 34:08 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGÂ„Arizona, D.Johnson 13-48, Edmonds 1-5, Coleman 1-1. Los Angeles, Brown 12-46, Gurley 19-42, Go 2-2. PASSINGÂ„Arizona, Bradford 17-27-1-90. Los Angeles, Go 24-321-354. RECEIVINGÂ„Arizona, Edmonds 5-15, Kirk 4-27, Seals-Jones 4-17, Fitzgerald 3-28, D.Johnson 1-3. Los Angeles, Cooks 7-159, Woods 6-81, Kupp 6-63, Gurley 3-31, Everett 1-17, Higbee 1-3. MISSED FIELD GOALSÂ„None.CHIEFS 42, STEELERS 37Kansas City 21 0 14 7 Â„ 42 Pittsburgh 0 21 7 9 Â„ 37 First Quarter KCÂ„Conley 15 pass from Mahomes (Butker kick), 13:05. KCÂ„Kelce 19 pass from Mahomes (Butker kick), 9:08. KCÂ„Hunt 5 pass from Mahomes (Butker kick), 2:24. Second Quarter PitÂ„James 26 pass from Roethlisberger (Boswell kick), 14:20. PitÂ„Smith-Schuster 2 pass from Roethlisberger (kick failed), 6:27. PitÂ„Washington 14 pass from Roethlisberger (Conner pass from Roethlisberger), :18. Third Quarter KCÂ„Kelce 25 pass from Mahomes (Butker kick), 12:42. PitÂ„Conner 1 run (Boswell kick), 7:12. KCÂ„Robinson 3 pass from Mahomes (Butker kick), 3:15. Fourth Quarter KCÂ„Hill 29 pass from Mahomes (Butker kick), 13:42. PitÂ„safety, 12:02. PitÂ„Roethlisberger 3 run (Boswell kick), 1:59. AÂ„63,956. KC Pit First downs 24 33 Total Net Yards 449 475 Rushes-yards 25-127 13-33 Passing 322 442 Punt Returns 2-54 1-6 Kicko Returns 0-0 4-67 Interceptions Ret. 0-0 0-0 Comp-Att-Int 23-28-0 39-60-0 Sacked-Yards Lost 1-4 1-10 Punts 2-50.0 5-46.4 Fumbles-Lost 3-1 1-0 Penalties-Yards 12-76 12-90 Time of Possession 27:49 32:11 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGÂ„Kansas City, Hunt 1875, Watkins 1-31, Mahomes 5-18, Ware 1-3. Pittsburgh, Conner 8-17, Roethlisberger 2-9, Switzer 2-5, Ridley 1-2. PASSINGÂ„Kansas City, Mahomes 23-28-0-326. Pittsburgh, Roethlisberger 39-60-0-452. RECEIVINGÂ„Kansas City, Kelce 7-109, Watkins 6-100, Hill 5-90, Conley 2-17, Hunt 1-5, Robinson 1-3, Dam. Williams 1-2. Pittsburgh, Smith-Schuster 13-121, Brown 9-67, James 5-138, Conner 5-48, McDonald 3-26, Nix 1-19, Washington 1-14, Switzer 1-14, Ridley 1-5. MISSED FIELD GOALSÂ„Pittsburgh, Boswell 49.VIKINGS 29, PA CKERS 29Minnesota 7 0 0 22 0 Â„ 29 Green Bay 7 10 3 9 0 Â„ 29 First Quarter GBÂ„J.Jackson 0 blocked punt return (Crosby kick), 7:28. MinÂ„Treadwell 14 pass from Cousins (Carlson kick), 3:04. Second Quarter GBÂ„D.Adams 9 pass from Rodgers (Crosby kick), 12:28. GBÂ„FG Crosby 37, :00. Third Quarter GBÂ„FG Crosby 40, 6:32. Fourth Quarter MinÂ„Diggs 3 pass from Cousins (Carlson kick), 14:17. GBÂ„FG Crosby 31, 7:35. MinÂ„Diggs 75 pass from Cousins (Carlson kick), 7:18. GBÂ„FG Crosby 48, 2:13. GBÂ„FG Crosby 36, 1:45. MinÂ„Thielen 22 pass from Cousins (Diggs pass from Cousins), :31. AÂ„78,461. Min GB First downs 24 24 Total Net Yards 480 351 Rushes-yards 18-68 24-98 Passing 412 253 Punt Returns 1-13 2-0 Kicko Returns 2-74 1-8 Interceptions Ret. 0-0 1-24 Comp-Att-Int 35-48-1 30-42-0 Sacked-Yards Lost 2-13 4-28 Punts 5-40.8 5-51.8 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 1-0 Penalties-Yards 8-70 7-54 Time of Possession 31:20 38:08 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGÂ„Minnesota, Cook 1038, Murray 4-19, Ham 1-5, Cousins 2-5, Diggs 1-1. Green Bay, J.Williams 16-59, Montgomery 5-31, Rodgers 2-11. PASSINGÂ„Minnesota, Cousins 35-48-1-425. Green Bay, Rodgers 30-42-0-281. RECEIVINGÂ„Minnesota, Thielen 12-131, Diggs 9-128, Rudolph 7-72, Cook 3-52, Treadwell 2-23, Morgan 2-19. Green Bay, D.Adams 8-64, Graham 6-95, Allison 6-64, Cobb 4-30, J.Williams 3-12, Montgomery 1-9, L.Kendricks 1-4, Valdes-Scantling 1-3. MISSED FIELD GOALSÂ„Minnesota, Carlson 48, Carlson 49, Carlson 35. Green Bay, Crosby 52.BUCCANEERS 27, EA GLES 21Philadelphia 0 7 7 7 Â„ 21 Tampa Bay 7 13 7 0 Â„ 27 First Quarter TBÂ„Jackson 75 pass from Fitzpatrick (Catanzaro kick), 14:49. Second Quarter PhiÂ„Clement 15 run (Jak.Elliott kick), 4:51. TBÂ„Howard 75 pass from Fitzpatrick (kick failed), 4:39. TBÂ„Godwin 8 pass from Fitzpatrick (Catanzaro kick), :42. Third Quarter TBÂ„M.Evans 4 pass from Fitzpatrick (Catanzaro kick), 9:19. PhiÂ„Ajayi 2 run (Jak.Elliott kick), :09. Fourth Quarter PhiÂ„Agholor 2 pass from Foles (Jak.Elliott kick), 2:46. AÂ„56,552. Phi TB First downs 24 18 Total Net Yards 412 436 Rushes-yards 24-91 23-43 Passing 321 393 Punt Returns 3-13 4-29 Kicko Returns 0-0 1-13 Interceptions Ret. 1-16 0-0 Comp-Att-Int 35-48-0 27-33-1 Sacked-Yards Lost 3-13 2-9 Punts 5-56.0 6-43.3 Fumbles-Lost 2-2 1-1 Penalties-Yards 6-55 4-44 Time of Possession 35:39 24:21 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGÂ„Philadelphia, Clement 6-30, Smallwood 7-28, Ajayi 7-23, Foles 3-8, Agholor 1-2. Tampa Bay, Barber 16-22, Rodgers 5-13, Wilson 1-9, Fitzpatrick 1-(minus 1). PASSINGÂ„Philadelphia, Foles 35-48-0-334. Tampa Bay, Fitzpatrick 27-33-1-402. RECEIVINGÂ„Philadelphia, Ertz 1194, Agholor 8-88, Clement 5-55, Aiken 5-39, Perkins 4-57, Ajayi 1-4, Smallwood 1-2. Tampa Bay, M.Evans 10-83, Godwin 5-56, Jackson 4-129, Howard 3-96, Rodgers 3-23, Humphries 1-8, Barber 1-7. MISSED FIELD GOALSÂ„Philadelphia, Jak.Elliott 42.FALCONS 31, P ANTHERS 24Carolina 3 7 0 14 Â„ 24 Atlanta 3 14 7 7 Â„ 31 First Quarter CarÂ„FG Gano 54, 11:36. AtlÂ„FG Bryant 44, 5:41. Second Quarter CarÂ„Wright 5 pass from Newton (Gano kick), 8:42. AtlÂ„Ridley 11 pass from Ryan (Bryant kick), 4:03. AtlÂ„Hooper 8 pass from Ryan (Bryant kick), :22. Third Quarter AtlÂ„Ryan 1 run (Bryant kick), 9:23. Fourth Quarter CarÂ„T.Smith 3 pass from Newton (Gano kick), 11:23. AtlÂ„Ryan 8 run (Bryant kick), 7:17. CarÂ„Moore 51 pass from Newton (Gano kick), 2:20. AÂ„72,528. Car Atl First downs 27 23 Total Net Yards 439 442 Rushes-yards 18-121 32-170 Passing 318 272 Punt Returns 2-9 1-3 Kicko Returns 1-26 2-50 Interceptions Ret. 1-0 1-28 Comp-Att-Int 32-45-1 23-28-1 Sacked-Yards Lost 2-17 0-0 Punts 4-47.8 4-44.8 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 3-0 Penalties-Yards 7-49 2-26 Time of Possession 30:18 29:42 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGÂ„Carolina, Newton 5-42, McCarey 8-37, Anderson 3-31, Moore 1-7, Armah 1-4. Atlanta, Coleman 16-107, I.Smith 9-46, Ryan 4-18, Ridley 1-3, Schaub 1-0, Sanu 1-(minus 4). PASSINGÂ„Carolina, Newton 3245-1-335. Atlanta, Ryan 23-28-1-272. RECEIVINGÂ„Carolina, McCarey 14-102, Funchess 7-77, Wright 5-62, T.Smith 3-33, Thomas 2-10, Moore 1-51. Atlanta, J.Jones 5-64, Hooper 5-59, Ridley 4-64, Coleman 4-18, Sanu 2-19, Hall 1-30, Paulsen 1-10, I.Smith 1-8. MISSED FIELD GOALSÂ„None.DOLPHINS 20, JETS 12Miami 7 13 0 0 Â„ 20 New York 0 0 6 6 Â„ 12 First Quarter MiaÂ„Drake 6 run (Sanders kick), 1:12. Second Quarter MiaÂ„Wilson 29 pass from Tannehill (Sanders kick), 4:10. MiaÂ„Derby 19 pass from Tannehill (kick failed), :42. Third Quarter NYJÂ„Powell 28 pass from Darnold (kick failed), 11:51. Fourth Quarter NYJÂ„FG Myers 55, 10:06. NYJÂ„FG Myers 41, 5:56. AÂ„77,982. Mia NYJ First downs 18 21 Total Net Yards 257 362 Rushes-yards 31-135 19-42 Passing 122 320 Punt Returns 3-48 1-4 Kicko Returns 1-34 0-0 Interceptions Ret. 2-31 0-0 Comp-Att-Int 17-23-0 25-41-2 Sacked-Yards Lost 4-46 3-14 Punts 6-49.2 5-52.6 Fumbles-Lost 3-2 4-1 Penalties-Yards 2-10 7-50 Time of Possession 28:25 31:35 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGÂ„Miami, Drake 11-53, Tannehill 8-44, Gore 9-25, Wilson 2-8, Grant 1-5. New York, Crowell 12-35, Powell 5-6, Darnold 2-1. PASSINGÂ„Miami, Tannehill 17-230-168. New York, Darnold 25-41-2-334. RECEIVINGÂ„Miami, Amendola 4-32, Drake 4-17, Wilson 3-37, Grant 2-27, Stills 2-17, Derby 1-19, Gore 1-19. New York, Enunwa 7-92, Powell 5-74, Pryor 4-84, R.Anderson 3-27, Herndon 2-30, Crowell 2-4, Tomlinson 1-24, Kearse 1-(minus 1). MISSED FIELD GOALSÂ„None.
Page 8 SP www.yoursun.com The Sun | Monday, September 17, 2018 TODAY / TONIGHTA thunderstorm in spots Partly cloudy and humidHIGH 93 LOW 7640% chance of rain 25% chance of rainPartly sunny with a t-storm in the area92 / 7540% chance of rain TUESDAY GULF WATER TEMPERATUREPartly sunny and humid; a p.m. t-storm92 / 7555% chance of rain WEDNESDAYA shower and t-storm around in the p.m.92 / 7560% chance of rain THURSDAYPartly sunny, t-storms possible; humid91 / 7535% chance of rain SATURDAYChance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon90 / 7530% chance of rain FRIDAY 1 4 7 7 3 1 Trees Grass Weeds Moldsabsentlowmoderatehighvery highabsent 050100150200300500 250-50 Good; 51-100 Moderate; 101-150 Unhealthy for sensitive groups; 151-200 Unhealthy; 201-300 Very Unhealthy; 301-500 HazardousSource : scgov.net 8 a.m. 10 a.m. Noon 2 p.m. 4 p.m. 6 p.m.The higher the AccuWeather.com UV IndexÂ’ 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 TRIVIAÂ’ PORT CHARLOTTE SEBRING VENICE889510310410197Air 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. 0.00ÂŽ Month to date 4.75ÂŽ Normal month to date 4.13ÂŽ Year to date 53.45ÂŽ Normal year to date 41.32ÂŽ Record 1.41ÂŽ (2012) 24 hours through 2 p.m. Sun. 0.00ÂŽ 24 hours through 2 p.m. Sun. 0.00ÂŽ Month to date 2.90ÂŽ Normal month to date 4.07ÂŽ Year to date 35.72ÂŽ Normal year to date 39.91ÂŽ Record 1.41ÂŽ (1959) High/Low 92/79 Normal High/Low 91/73 Record High 95 (2016) Record Low 67 (1976) High/Low 94/76 High/Low 91/82 Normal High/Low 89/73 Record High 99 (1988) Record Low 65 (1976)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. 4.75 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 53.45 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 90 78 t 90 76 pc Bradenton 91 77 pc 90 76 s Clearwater 91 79 pc 91 77 pc Coral Springs 91 78 pc 90 77 pc Daytona Beach 91 76 c 90 75 pc Fort Lauderdale 89 81 pc 88 79 pc Fort Myers 92 76 pc 91 75 pc Gainesville 93 75 t 93 75 pc Jacksonville 94 75 t 93 74 pc Key Largo 89 80 pc 88 78 pc Key West 90 82 pc 90 82 t Lakeland 92 75 pc 92 75 pc Melbourne 91 77 c 91 76 pc Miami 90 78 pc 89 77 pc Naples 92 77 pc 91 76 pc Ocala 91 74 c 91 73 pc Okeechobee 90 74 pc 90 73 pc Orlando 91 76 c 91 76 pc Panama City 89 76 t 88 77 pc Pensacola 92 77 s 91 75 s Pompano Beach 90 81 pc 89 80 pc St. Augustine 90 76 t 89 76 pc St. Petersburg 91 78 pc 90 77 s Sarasota 91 76 pc 91 76 pc Tallahassee 91 74 t 92 72 pc Tampa 93 79 pc 92 78 pc Vero Beach 90 75 c 89 74 s West Palm Beach 90 79 c 90 76 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 8:24a 2:20a --5:21p Tue. 1:09a 3:48a 9:45a 6:32p Today 7:01a 12:36a 11:46p 3:37p Tue. 8:22a 2:04a --4:48p Today 6:10a 2:37p ----Tue. 7:53a 3:41p ----Today 12:01a 2:49a 8:56a 5:50p Tue. 1:41a 4:17a 10:17a 7:01p Today 5:16a 2:16p 10:01p --Tue. 6:37a 12:43a 10:48p 3:27p ESE 4-8 0-1 Light S 6-12 1-2 LightFt. Myers 92/76 part cldy afternoon Punta Gorda 95/77 part cldy afternoon Sarasota 91/76 part cldy all day 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 TABLEFull Sep 24 Last Oct 2 New Oct 8 First Oct 16 Today 2:42 p.m. 12:46 a.m. Tuesday 3:31 p.m. 1:34 a.m. Today 7:15 a.m. 7:31 p.m. Tuesday 7:15 a.m. 7:30 p.m. Today 12:34a 6:46a 12:58p 7:10p Tue. 1:20a 7:32a 1:45p 7:57p Wed. 2:05a 8:17a 2:29p 8:41p FLORENCE Monterrey 88/70 Chihuahua 84/63 Los Angeles 84/62 Washington 81/73 New York 79/73 Miami 90/78 Atlanta 90/70 Detroit 83/67 Houston 92/75 Kansas City 89/71 Chicago 88/69 Minneapolis 80/61 El Paso 92/70 Denver 92/61 Billings 71/46 San Francisco 66/55 Seattle 66/48 Toronto 78/63 Montreal 84/66 Winnipeg 53/41 Ottawa 83/63 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: 09/17/18 Today Tue. Today Tue. Today Tue. Today Tue.Albuquerque 92 64 s 91 66 s Anchorage 58 50 pc 57 49 pc Atlanta 90 70 pc 88 69 s Baltimore 78 71 r 82 66 t Billings 71 46 pc 70 44 pc Birmingham 93 68 pc 93 69 s Boise 79 49 s 80 50 pc Boston 82 70 pc 76 64 r Buffalo 80 64 r 79 60 pc Burlington, VT 84 67 pc 79 54 c Charleston, WV 77 67 r 79 64 c Charlotte 87 71 c 86 69 s Chicago 88 69 s 85 67 t Cincinnati 77 66 sh 84 67 s Cleveland 79 68 r 80 66 s Columbia, SC 91 72 c 90 71 s Columbus, OH 75 67 r 84 66 s Concord, NH 82 68 pc 75 60 r Dallas 92 74 pc 93 72 s Denver 92 61 pc 91 62 s Des Moines 89 70 s 87 70 pc Detroit 83 67 c 82 64 pc Duluth 67 53 c 62 50 c Fairbanks 58 44 c 56 41 r Fargo 63 44 pc 68 48 s Hartford 81 69 pc 76 63 r Helena 72 41 pc 69 46 c Honolulu 86 75 pc 87 75 pc Houston 92 75 pc 92 74 s Indianapolis 82 67 pc 86 69 s Jackson, MS 95 73 s 93 72 s Kansas City 89 71 s 90 72 s Knoxville 76 68 sh 84 65 pc Las Vegas 100 73 s 100 70 s Los Angeles 84 62 s 80 61 s Louisville 80 69 c 88 70 s Memphis 91 73 s 93 73 s Milwaukee 85 63 s 73 61 t Minneapolis 80 61 t 73 59 pc Montgomery 95 71 s 94 72 s Nashville 83 70 c 89 70 s New Orleans 95 78 t 93 77 s New York City 79 73 c 78 68 r Norfolk, VA 86 74 c 88 73 pc Oklahoma City 88 71 s 89 71 s Omaha 92 71 s 89 73 pc Philadelphia 80 73 r 82 66 t Phoenix 107 82 s 105 82 s Pittsburgh 76 66 r 81 62 c Portland, ME 80 64 pc 74 55 r Portland, OR 70 47 pc 70 47 pc Providence 79 69 pc 76 64 r Raleigh 84 72 t 85 67 t Salt Lake City 87 62 s 87 56 s St. Louis 91 72 s 93 73 s San Antonio 88 74 sh 89 73 pc San Diego 78 67 pc 76 66 pc San Francisco 66 55 pc 65 52 pc Seattle 66 48 pc 67 49 pc Washington, DC 81 73 t 83 69 t Amsterdam 73 59 pc 71 58 pc Baghdad 107 81 s 109 81 s Beijing 83 62 pc 79 63 c Berlin 78 54 pc 84 60 s Buenos Aires 73 56 pc 74 51 t Cairo 90 74 s 93 74 s Calgary 50 29 pc 45 33 c Cancun 90 76 pc 89 76 pc Dublin 67 56 r 68 50 pc Edmonton 40 30 i 46 27 c Halifax 75 62 pc 77 54 sh Kiev 66 49 pc 72 52 pc London 76 61 pc 73 60 pc Madrid 89 64 pc 85 63 pc Mexico City 73 55 t 72 56 t Montreal 84 66 pc 74 49 c Ottawa 83 63 pc 73 49 pc Paris 83 62 s 79 60 pc Regina 55 35 sh 51 36 c Rio de Janeiro 79 72 t 82 73 c Rome 80 65 pc 80 66 pc St. JohnÂs 63 41 c 47 38 r San Juan 88 76 sh 88 78 pc Sydney 65 50 pc 76 59 s Tokyo 86 71 sh 80 67 pc Toronto 78 63 pc 77 56 pc Vancouver 61 48 pc 62 48 pc Winnipeg 53 41 c 60 44 pcHigh ..................... 98 at Needles, CALow ....................... 23 at Truckee, CA(For the 48 contiguous states yesterday)85On Sept. 17, 1932, a tropical storm hit the Canadian Maritimes. Q: On what two days do the vertical rays of the sun fall on the equator?A: The Â“ rst day of autumn and the Â“ rst day of spring 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 todayÂs weather. Temperatures are todayÂs highs and tonightÂs lows. North Port 93/76 92/75 93/75 93/75 93/75 93/75 92/74 91/74 92/74 93/79 91/77 91/79 91/77 92/76 93/75 95/77 93/76 94/75 93/75 92/75 92/76 93/76 94/76 91/78 92/75 89/78 91/78 90/76 94/75 93/77 90/77 92/74 91/76 91/79 90/80 93/76 93/77 93/76Forecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. 2018 with four catches for 129 yards. The Eagles opened the season with Foles throwing for just 117 yards in an 18-12 victory over the Atlanta Falcons. They drove 78 yards in 13 plays to pull even with Tampa Bay in the second quarter, only to watch Howard turn a short pass into another long TD by eluding two defenders and turning up the left sideline. Eagles cornerback Ronald Darby was unable to chase down the 6-foot-6, 251-pound tight end. Foles Â“nished 34 of 46 with no interceptions. Corey Clement scored on a 15-yard run in the Â“rst half, and Jay AjayiÂs 2-yard TD run began PhiladelphiaÂs rally from a 27-7 deÂ“cit.INJURIESEagles : The Eagles were already without receiver Alshon Jeffery and running back Darren Sproles, and FolesÂ job got tougher when running back Jay Ajayi (back), receiver Mike Wallace (ankle) and tackle Jason Peters (quad) left in the Â“rst half. Ajayi returned at the start of the second half. Buccaneers : With Brent Grimes (groin) missing his second straight game and Vernon Hargreaves III (shoulder) on injured reserve after getting hurt at New Orleans, the Bucs played without both starting cornerbacks. Defensive tackle Beau Allen (foot) and safety Chris Conte (knee) left the game in the second half.UP NEXTEagles : Host Indianapolis next Sunday. Buccaneers: Pittsburgh at home next Monday night, Â“nal game of WinstonÂs suspension.BUCSFROM PAGE 1 AP PHOTOTampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Chris Godwin grabs a touchdown pass during the Â“rst half of SundayÂs game.turned it over when his pass intended for Quincy Enunwa was intercepted by McDonald. The Dolphins safety avoided a few tackle attempts and returned it 31 yards to New YorkÂs 15. After two run plays for 9 yards, Drake took the handoff from Tannehill up the middle for a 6-yard run to give the Dolphins a 7-0 lead. Miami took advantage of another turnover after Darnold completed a 10-yard pass to Robby Anderson, who had the ball knocked out of his hands by Kiko Alonso. Raekwon McMillan recovered for the Dolphins at the Jets 49, giving Miami a short Â“eld. Jakeem Grant took a pitch from Tannehill and gained 5 yards, but Buster Skrine grabbed him by the facemask for a 15yard penalty. On the next play, Albert Wilson took a short pass from Tannehill, slipped out of SkrineÂs diving tackle attempt and took off down the sideline for a 29-yard touchdown. The Jets made another mistake that had the effect of a turnover when Henry AndersonÂs sack of Tannehill on thirdand-6 was negated by a holding penalty on Morris Claiborne, keeping the DolphinsÂ drive alive. Two plays later, Tannehill connected with A.J. Derby for a 19-yard touchdown, putting Miami up 20-0 after Jason Sanders missed the extra point. New York showed some life starting with a 44-yard completion from Darnold to Terrelle Pryor. Darnold completed a pass to Chris Herndon, who fumbled, recovered and tried to get into the end zone, but was tackled at the 1 as time expired, keeping New York off the scoreboard in the opening half. Darnold and the Jets answered right back to begin the third quarter with a solid drive capped by a 28-yard touchdown catch by Bilal Powell. Jason Myers missed the extra point, making it 20-6. The Jets, coming off a 48-17 rout of Detroit on Monday night, appeared in great shape when Jordan Jenkins forced and recovered a fumble after a strip-sack of Tannehill gave New York the ball at the Miami 12. But, DarnoldÂs pass to Pryor on the next play was intercepted in the end zone by Howard. After Avery Williamson recovered a fumbled shotgun snap by Tannehill late in the third quarter, the Jets capped an 11-play drive with a 55-yard Â“eld goal by Myers. Myers added a 41-yarder with 5:56 remaining.DOLPHINSFROM PAGE 1 By GRAHAM DUNBARAP SPORTS WRITEREVIAN-LES-BAINS, France Â„ When 16-yearold Rachel Heck Â“nally hits the professional golf tour, the current world No. 2, Ariya Jutanugarn, plans to give her a lot of respect. American high schooler Heck made a big impression Sunday completing the Evian Championship Â„ her second major Â„ in a fun grouping with the Jutanugarn sisters, twotime major winner Ariya and 13th-ranked Moriya. ÂShe surprised me,ÂŽ Ariya Jutanugarn told The Associated Press. ÂHit the ball really pretty well, unbelievable getting up and down.ÂŽ Heck justiÂ“ed her wildcard entry in France Â“rst by making the cut, just as she did in her majors debut at the 2017 U.S. WomenÂs Open. ÂIt was amazing, I was just grateful to be here,ÂŽ said the native of Memphis, Tennessee, adding she had no set targets. ÂBecause last year I made the cut at the U.S. Open, so people were like, ÂOh, you can do it again.ÂÂŽ She did. On a hillside course overlooking Lake Geneva with deceptive sloping greens, the teenage amateur went 70-73-72-71 to Â“nish on 2 over with no double bogeys all week. If tied for 44th sounds just OK, it put Heck alongside Evian defending champion Anna Nordqvist and Moriya Jutanugarn, who won her Â“rst LPGA Tour title this season. They were set to earn about $16,000 each but HeckÂs amateur status prevents her getting paid. ÂI think sheÂs going to have a really, really good career,ÂŽ said Ariya Jutanugarn, who won the 2018 U.S. WomenÂs Open in July. ÂI told her, ÂIÂm waiting for you in Â“ve more years.ÂÂŽ The admiration went both ways. ÂThey are so nice. They talked to me the whole time,ÂŽ Heck said of the sisters from Thailand. ÂI was fans of them before and I think IÂm bigger fans now.ÂŽ That Heck is destined for the pros seems in no doubt. ItÂs her clear plan, right after graduating from Stanford University where she has committed to study. ÂI really hope that this is what IÂll be able to do with my life in a few years after college,ÂŽ she said. ÂI canÂt wait to be out here full time.ÂŽ Heck has another big tournament to play. Disneyland Paris is the venue for the Junior Ryder Cup from Sept. 24-25, before the main event across town later that week. Then, she can return to classes at St. Agnes Academy in Memphis from her three-week European break. ÂAfter the rounds IÂve been doing school work, and my parents are here,ÂŽ Heck said. ÂIÂm really enjoying every second of it.ÂŽ Angela Stanford ended her long wait for a Â“rst major title when her 3-under 68 was enough to win the Evian Championship by one shot.Heck yeah: Teenage American golfer shines in 2nd major test AP PHOTORachel Heck of the U.S. walks on the fairway during the Evian Championship womenÂs golf tournament. GOLF: Evian Championship