HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN VOL. 99 | NO. 212 | $1.00 YOUR HOMETOWN NEWSPAPER SINCE 1919 An Edition Of The Sun Wednesday, November 7, 2018 Election Results .... News Wire, 7 Local Sports .................... A8-9 Lottery ................ Sports Wire Around Town .................... B1 Classifieds ...................... B4-8 Comics ................. News Wire Nascar ........................... A10 Viewpoints ....................... A6 Weather ............... Sports WireGood morning To Joseph Angell Thanks for reading! newssun.com facebook.com/ newssuntwitter.com/ TheNewsSunRichie retires, for nowCommissioner thanked for 18 years of serviceBy PHIL ATTINGERSTAFF WRITERSEBRING Â„ Jack Richie has spent the last eight years serving on the Highlands County Board of County Commission. He spent another 10 before that serving on various county advisory committees and heading up what was then the Highlands County Homeowners Association, a council made up of representatives from all the local homeowners associations from subdivisions and mobile home parks. During a presentation at TuesdayÂs Board of County Commission meeting, the last for Richie, Chair Greg Harris said two commissioners had served with Richie during his full eight-year tenure. ÂYou have been very passionate about your duties, youÂve been very passionate about the citizens of Highlands County,ÂŽ Harris said. ÂYouÂve been over-passionate about the ones, especially in Lake Placid at times, but you always did what they asked you to do and (those are) the comments that I hear.ÂŽ Other commissioners had similar accolades. Board Vice Chair Jim Brooks said Richie has passion for all of Highlands County, which he saw when Richie was chair of the Â“rst Â“re assessment committee more than a decade ago. Commissioner Don Elwell said he learned a lot from Richie. ÂHe was literally a full-time commissioner: Ate it, lived it, breathed it. It was, you know, something where he poured himself into it every day and into many, many evenings, as well,ÂŽ Elwell said. He said RichieÂs dedication was a model to follow. Richie, a Lake Placid resident, has now opted to take a rest, at least for a couple of months. Elwell said Richie had said he looks forward to talking to all commissioners, now that he will no longer be bound by Florida Government-in-theSunshine Law. ÂLook forward to some late-night phone calls from Jack, Greg,ÂŽ Elwell said. Richie said he was glad to work with all the commissioners and the new county administrator Â„ Randy Vosburg Â„ and his team over the past nine months. ÂWe have to remember, itÂs not about us. ItÂs about Highlands County. That covers us, and we have to continue thinking in that direction,ÂŽ Richie said. Earlier this year, Richie, a Republican, ran for re-election to County Commission District 4. He had one opponent: Arlene Tuck, also of Lake Placid. With no Democratic candidate, all voters were allowed to cast ballots on that race in the August primary. Tuck had 11,145 votes over RichieÂs PHIL ATTINGER/STAFFJack Richie of Lake Placid, on left, greets Road & Bridge Director Kyle Green at a party to celebrate RichieÂs eight years of service as a Highlands County commissioner. Election dayHow District 55 candidates spent their By PHIL ATTINGERSTAFF WRITERSEBRING Â„ Win or lose, candidates for Florida House of Representatives, District 55, ended their campaigns on Tuesday. So what did they do to stump for those last-minute votes? Audrey Asciutto, D-Sebring, said she was up at 4:30 a.m. to put signs on the approaches to voting precincts and then started canvassing voters throughout the district with her volunteers, over the phone and door-to-door. She found people very receptive. ÂWhat was super-surprising (is) people are planning on voting,ÂŽ Asciutto said. ÂTheyÂve said, ÂOh yes, we are planning on voting.ÂÂŽ Representative Cary Pigman, R-Avon Park, spoke to the Highlands News-Sun from Okeechobee, after having already visited Sebring. ÂI havenÂt made it Glades (County) this week,ÂŽ Pigman said. ÂItÂs a big district.ÂŽ He found a similar enthusiasm among voters he knows, both in Sebring and Okeechobee, when he visited their shops or ofÂ“ces. It was a change from his Â“rst campaign, he said. ÂIf we go back six years ago, a lot of people I called up had forgotten about the election,ÂŽ Pigman said. ÂTheyÂd say, ÂIs that today?Â What I noticed now, is enthusiasm seems to be much higher than years past.ÂŽ To what did he attribute that change? Pigman chuckled. Â(President Donald) Trump is quite a force,ÂŽ Pigman answered. ÂIf you love him, boy he gets you mobilized into action. If you hate him, boy he gets you mobilized into action.ÂŽ Asciutto said people had told her they wanted to end nationwide quarrels. ÂOne thing that IÂve been running into across the political spectrum, they donÂt want the divisiveness,ÂŽ Asciutto said. ÂThey want people to come together as a country, and they donÂt want to be hated, and they donÂt want to be scared.ÂŽ She said an increase in reported hate crimes over the last two years has upset many voters, especially shootings that made national headlines in late October. She said women had reported more aggressive behavior. Had she PHIL ATTINGER/STAFFCampaign signs line Home Avenue in Sebring Tuesday outside the polling precinct at the Masonic Lodge 249 in Sebring. Candidate for Florida House of Representatives, District 55, said they had good reception from voters this year, especially enthusiasm for one reason or another.LP Middle goes to the pollsBy MARC VALEROSTAFF WRITERLAKE PLACID Â„ Lake Placid Middle School students cast their votes today for governor, U.S. Senate and a few amendments. Although their votes didnÂt count, they learned about the election process. LP Middle Guidance Secretary/Registrar Shelly Service said all the schoolÂs civics classes were involved as poll workers in the mock election. Highlands County Supervisor of Elections Penny Ogg helped make the student voting experience a success, she said. They brought in the voting stations/booth, ballot covers and rolls of ÂI VotedÂŽ stickers. ÂSo the students are going to have a real voting experience,ÂŽ Service said. Similar to an actual voting precinct, a table was set up with poll workers who had a list of the names from all the classes. The students who were voting went up to one of the student/poll workers who highlighted their name, Service said. At the next table, the voters received a ballot with a cover. After marking their ballot at the voting booth, the students dropped it into the ballot box and received their ÂI VotedÂŽ sticker. ÂIt was so cool; I thought it was awesome,ÂŽ she said. The one-page ballot was abbreviated from the General Election Ballot. It did not include the state house and senate elections nor the judge retentions and some of the State Constitutional Lake Placid Middle students on the left register to vote in a practice election Tuesday morning with the students on the right serving as poll workers. COURTESY PHOTOSLake Placid Middle teacher Mark Kinsey instructs one of his morning civics classes on the election exercise where all LP Middle students will Â“ll out a ballot to cast their votes.MOCK | 7A ELECTION RESULTSSee Page 7 NEWS WIRERICHIE | 7A VOTES | 5Alast day of campaign adno=3627318-1
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Beckman announced in April that she will be retiring after 22 years at the agency. Border worked in home care and hospice for 15 years where she helped to build teams of caregivers and empowered seniors with health issues. Prior to her time in home care, she served as the director of marketing and public relations for Highlands Regional Medical Center and the executive director of the Ridge Area Arc Foundation and the development ofÂ“cer for the agency. ÂI very much enjoyed my time as the director of development at Arc and as the executive director of the Ridge Area Arc Foundation, so coming back to the agency feels a bit like coming home,ÂŽ Border said. ÂThe majority of my career was spent building teams of caregivers and IÂm looking forward to bringing that skillset to help this team lead Ridge Area Arc into the future.ÂŽ Border moved to Highlands County in 1997 after graduation from the University of Florida. She is married to Sebring Fire Chief Robert Border Jr. and has two sons, Aidan, 16, and Robert III, 12. Ridge Area Arc is a private, not for proÂ“t 5013 organization, which was founded in 1957 by Franklyn and Mary Ellen Ward. The agency now provides six residential group homes, adult day training, supported living, supported employment services to approximately 117 individuals with developmental and other disabilities. Ridge Area Arc is a member of The Arc of the United States and The Arc of Florida. Arc is supported through private contributions and Ridge Area Arc Foundation. To learn more about the agency, call 863-452-1295. BORDERTwo vehicle accident, one driver sent to ERBy KIM LEATHERMAN STAFF WRITERSEBRING Â„ A two-vehicle crash sent one driver to a local emergency room on Tuesday morning. The collision happened at Thunderbird Road and Fiat Avenue. It involved a Â”atbed truck hauling a large drainage-type pipe belonging to Excavation Point Inc. and a maroon Cadillac sedan. The Highlands County SheriffÂs OfÂ“ce responded to the scene but was waiting for the Florida Highway Patrol to take over the investigation. The deputy said the driver of the Cadillac came from North Egret Street. In an effort to cross Thunderbird Road to get to Fiat Avenue, the female driver reportedly failed to stop at the stop sign at Egret Street and continued northbound. The Â”atbed truck was heading west on Thunderbird Road and hit the passengerÂs side of the Cadillac. The car was forced off the road and Â“nally came to rest in a residential driveway facing north. The side air curtains and airbags were deployed in the Cadillac. The female driver of the sedan was taken to a local emergency room. KIM LEATHERMAN/STAFF A Cadillac ended up in the neighborÂs yard after it was hit by a truck on Tuesday morning. This truck was involved in an accident on Tuesday morning on Thunderbird Road. Teachers and support employees set for Summit AwardsBy MARC VALEROSTAFF WRITERSEBRING Â„ The School Board of Highlands County will be honoring its Teachers of the Year and SchoolRelated Employees of the Year at the 2018 Summit Awards presented by the Highlands County Education Foundation Inc. The event for the honorees, district administration and business sponsors will be held Thursday, Dec. 6 at Avon Park High School. At the event, the District School-Related Employee of the Year 2019 will be named and the District Teacher of the Year 2020 will be named. There is a long selection process for the National Teacher of the Year recognition (hence the 2020 designation), which progresses from the school level, to district, regional, state and Â“nally to the national level. The Highlands Teachers of the Year are: Â€ Kindergarten Learning Center Â„ Brittany Richbow Â€ Avon Elementary Â„ Tennille Borden Â€ Cracker Trail Elementary Â„ Martha Byrd Â€ Fred Wild Elementary Â„ Karen Ladinsky Â€ Lake Country Elementary Â„ Meredith Lipscomb Â€ Lake Placid Elementary Â„ Julie Hulslander Â€ Memorial Elementary Â„ Jennifer Layport Â€ Park Elementary Â„ Susan Jahna Â€ Sun Ân Lake Elementary Â„ Willie English Â€ Woodlawn Elementary Â„ Brittani Loury Â€ Avon Park Middle Â„ Jennifer Cornell Â€ Hill-Gustat Middle Â„ Patricia Portis Â€ Lake Placid Middle Â„ Alecia Moran Â€ Sebring Middle Â„ Angela Porter Â€ Avon Park High Â„ Dawn Henderson Â€ Lake Placid High Â„ Michael Halpern Â€ Sebring High Â„ James See Â€ District OfÂ“ce Â„ Cheryl Moffat The Highlands SchoolRelated Employees of the Year are: Â€ Kindergarten Learning Center Â„ Gloria Lopez-Robayo Â€ Avon Elementary Â„ Brandi Bohannon Â€ Cracker Trail Elementary Â„ Julio Rodriguez Â€ Fred Wild Elementary Â„ Nicholas Brooks Â€ Lake Country Elementary Â„ Alicia Yeager Â€ Lake Placid Elementary Â„ Joyce OÂSteen Â€ Memorial Elementary Â„ Shannon San Miguel Â€ Park Elementary Â„ Kristine Albritton Â€ Sun Ân Lake Elementary Â„ Sharon Longshore Â€ Woodlawn Elementary Â„ Rebecca Taylor Â€ Avon Park Middle Â„ Yvonne Gonzalez Â€ Hill-Gustat Middle Â„ Patricia Lewis Â€ Lake Placid Middle Â„ Kayla Prescott Â€ Sebring Middle Â„ Deshawndra Vassel Â€ Avon Park High Â„ Mildred Caraballo Â€ Lake Placid High Â„ Alesia Cheshire Â€ Sebring High Â„ Penny Decker Â€ District OfÂ“ce Â„ Chad Johns The Principal of the Year (2019) is Carla Ball from Avon Elementary and the Assistant Principal of the Year (2019) is Ilene Eshelman from Sebring High School. 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www.highlandsnewssun.com November 7, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | A3Slow speed chase lands Sebring man in jailBy KIM LEATHERMAN STAFF WRITERSEBRING Â„ Frank L. Laws, 38, of Sebring was arrested by Sebring Police on Sunday, Nov. 5, just after 1 a.m. Laws is facing a felony count of resisting an ofÂ“cer and Â”eeing law enforcement who were running with lights and sirens on; three felony counts of using a deadly weapon; resisting an ofÂ“cer without violence and possessing marijuana, less than 20 grams. Sebring police ofÂ“cers responded to a report of a subject using his black GMC vehicle to ram into a white Nissan Maxima driven by Ebony Watson. The driver of the GMC was identiÂ“ed as Frank Laws. The arrest report states the ofÂ“cers were in marked police cars with lights and sirens on as they responded to the call. Dispatch told the ofÂ“cers that Laws was intentionally using his vehicle grill to repeatedly ram into the back of the Nissan. OfÂ“cers located the duo on Sebring Parkway at Ben Eastman Road and the ofÂ“cers attempted a trafÂ“c stop on Laws. The report alleges that Laws refused to pull the vehicle over and instead kept driving on Sebring Parkway, driving about 30 mph. Laws kept driving and turned north on Memorial Drive and continued to drive slowly, about 20 mph. The report shows that Laws kept driving and turned on Sunset Drive, turned east and Â“nally pulled the car over. The ofÂ“cers drew their weapons and approached LawsÂ vehicle. Laws was not Â“nished resisting however; he refused to exit his GMC after ofÂ“cers gave several commands for him to do so and raise his hands as well. The arresting ofÂ“cer wrote that one of the ofÂ“cers holstered the Â“rearm and replaced it with his taser. Laws Â“nally exited the GMC but refused to comply with any other commands given by the ofÂ“cers. Eventually, ofÂ“cers were able to handcuff Laws before taking him to the county jail. Weston told police that Laws used the front of his car to strike the back of her car on purpose on three occasions; he allegedly hit her car at the intersection of East Center Avenue and Sebring Parkway, Broad Street and Grand Street, and at Harris Street and Lemon Avenue. The ofÂ“cers wrote that Weston kept driving because she was afraid of Laws. Upon searching the defendantÂs vehicle, ofÂ“cers found a marijuana cigar. After running LawsÂ license, dispatch told ofÂ“cers it was suspended in October for ÂÂ“nancial obligations.ÂŽ The Highlands Clerk of Courts website shows multiple charges and court court cases against Laws since 1996 ranging from retail theft to domestic charges, and drug possession to driving on a suspended license and resisting arrest. LAWSNEWS BRIEFS Scribblers & Scribes to meetSEBRING Â„ The FWA group, Sebring Scribblers & Scribes, will have its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. today at CowpokeÂs Watering Hole Restaurant, 6813 U.S. 27 South in Sebring. Come earlier for dinner. Filling in as host this month will be John Arnold, formerly of Celebration, who has taught writing for many years. For information, call Barbara Beswick at 863-402-9181.Dementia trainingSEBRING Â„ Dementia training for businesses will be available from 2-4 p.m. or 6-8 p.m. today at 400 S. Eucalyptus St. in Sebring. Training led by Gary Joseph LeBlanc and Nell Hays. Seating limited. Reservations required. Please RSVP to Nell Hays at 863-402-7369.Garden Club card partySEBRING Â„ The Garden Club of Sebring will hold its Dessert Garden Party from noon to 3 p.m. Thursday at the Jack Stroup Civic Center. Tickets are $5. 50/50 rafÂ”e beneÂ“ting scholarship fund. For information, call Gloria Fischer at 863-385-8735.Sebring food truck eventSEBRING Â„ Chow Down Food Trucks will be in Sebring from 5-9 p.m. Thursday at Highlands County Fairgrounds, 781 Magnolia Ave. in Sebring. There will be 8-10 trucks with a variety of food such as tacos, ice cream, barbecue and more.EAA Chapter 1240 to meetSEBRING Â„ The Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 1240 is to meet at 6 p.m. BRIEFS | 4A 2018 SPONSORED IN PART BY: 1151 TOWER BLVD. | LAKE WALES, FL 33853 BOKTOWERGARDENS.ORG/CHRISTMASHOLIDAY HOME TOUR: HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYSNOVEMBER 23JANUARY 6SUNSET & SYMPHONY HOLIDAY MUSIC FESTIVALFEATURING ORLANDO PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA DECEMBER 1 adno=3621038-1 adno=3616233-1 CITY HALL Will be closed on Monday November 12, 2018 In observance of Veterans Day There will be no change in the Garbage Pick Up City Hall 110 East Main Street Avon Park, Florida 33825 Phone: (863) 452-4400 Fax: (863) 452-4413 adno=3627062-1 City Hall 110 East Main Street Avon Park, Florida 33825 Phone: (863) 452-4400 Fax: (863) 452-4413
A4 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | November 7, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com Sebring man facing assault chargesBy KIM LEATHERMAN STAFF WRITERSEBRING Â„ Brian T. Farrell, 54, of Sebring ended his weekend with a stay at the Highlands County Jail after Sebring police ofÂ“cers arrested him Sunday, Nov. 4. He is facing two counts of third degree felony charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill. According to the arrest report, ofÂ“cers were called out to a disturbance between neighbors in progress. The dispatcher also warned ofÂ“cers that the residents were waving canes, rakes and at least one had a loaded crossbow. When ofÂ“cers arrived, they approached Farrell who said he was simply walking his dog down the street when the Â“rst victim, Julio A. Roman Jr., stated yelling at him. A second victim, David Simmonds, said he saw the altercation and thought it arose from a previous incident with RomanÂs son. According to the report, Simmonds said that Farrell told RomanÂs son that he was going to ÂsicÂŽ his dog on him. Reports state Roman said that he walked over to where Farrell and his dog were in the middle of the street when Roman swung his rake at Farrell, striking him in the hand. Farrell told the ofÂ“cer that he raised his walking stick to protect himself from Roman and his rake. Farrell told ofÂ“cers that after that, he proceeded to go back into his home. The report notes the walking stick had a pointed metal tip on one end. When ofÂ“cers spoke with Roman, he said he was out working in his yard when he and Farrell started arguing. Roman said Farrell was yelling at his dog in order to get it to attack him. The report states Roman said Farrell yelled Âget himÂŽ before he let go of the leash. Roman said the dog aggressively approached him and was wrapping himself around his legs. Roman was worried about the dog biting and used his rake to try and keep the dogÂs face away from him. He told the ofÂ“cers that Farrell then went after him with the walking stick and he once again swung the rake to defend himself. Roman said that Simmonds came to separate them. Farrell took his dog and went back into his house but exited a few minutes later with a Âpistol-styleÂŽ loaded crossbow. Roman did not see Farrell point the crossbow at him because he was looking elsewhere, but Simmonds told Roman and the ofÂ“cers he indeed pointed it at Roman, the report states. According to the victims, Farrell still had his dog and it was under control by then. Simmonds said Farrell was pointing the weapon at him and he began to walk to his residence. The arresting ofÂ“cer spoke with a witness to the disturbance who corroborated both RomanÂs and SimmondÂs statements. Farrell was arrested, cleared at the local hospital and taken to jail. Farrell is still in jail with bail set at $20,000. FARRELLis to meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at the EAA Aviation Development Center at Sebring Regional Airport. Potluck dinner with main course provided by Chapter. Presentation and speaker to follow. Public welcome. For information, call John Rousch at 863-273-0522 or email@example.com.Trash 2 TreasureSEBRING Â„ St. John United Methodist Church will have its Trash 2 Treasure sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the church, 33631 Grand Prix Drive (behind Sebring Walmart). Furniture, housewares and appliances in the fellowship hall. Clothing, books and linen in the education building. Lunch available on Friday. For information, call 863-382-1736.War Dog Memorial unveiling setAVON PARK Â„ The unveiling of the War Dog Memorial will take place at noon Friday in front of the Avon Park Community Center on Main Street.Joey Tenuto Band liveLAKE PLACID Â„ The American Legion Post 25 will host Joey Tenuto Band from 6-9 p.m. Friday at the lodge, 1490 U.S. 27 North, in Lake Placid. 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www.highlandsnewssun.com November 7, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | A5Judge Dana Moore honored for election victoryBy JEFF ROSLOWPOLK SUN CORRESPONDENTPOLK COUNTY Â„ This past summer Dana Moore became the Â“rst African American judge for the 10th Judicial Circuit in six years and the Virgil Hawkins Bar Association honored her election to the position Nov. 1. In the Aug. 28 election Moore beat Stephen Pincket in his second run to be circuit judge, taking 61 percent of the vote. It was an upset as Moore, who ran with very few knowing who she was in the three-county area of Polk, Highlands and Hardee counties, said knocking on doors and working to get people out to vote was a key to victory. ÂWhen it was announced it was our surprise she was going to run,ÂŽ said Kenneth Glover, Polk CountyÂs Â“rst black prosecutor, ÂAnd she got elected in a landslide.ÂŽ Her husband, Terrence, said it was like David beating Goliath. ÂHe had a name (people knew), he outspent us by leaps and bounds,ÂŽ Dana Moore said Thursday. She said she thought her chance to win would be helped greatly if she could get before the voters and show she would Âprovide justice for all.ÂŽ ÂIf it was one person or 100 persons to spread my messageÂŽ she could do it, she said. It was not 100 people. It was essentially three: she, her husband, and a campaign worker. ÂOn Aug. 28 I realized those efforts worked and I could not have done it without my family, friends and supporters.ÂŽ Moore was a Winter Haven attorney for 15 years and a childrenÂs advocate, was a staff attorney for the 10th Judicial Circuit, a civil attorney for the OfÂ“ce of Criminal ConÂ”ict and Civil Regional Counsel in the 2nd District and a private practice attorney. She said she will do her best in serving in the three-county area and follow Judge Karla WrightÂs legacy, who was the Â“rst black female judge in the circuit. Wright died in September 2012, just a few months before she planned to retire from the bench. Â(Wright) planted the seeds, nurtured the seeds and watched them bloom. I hope she is happy with the harvest,ÂŽ Moore said. MooreÂs work in the area speaks to the commitment of the Virgil Hawkins Bar Association and that is to serve the community. That includes her volunteer work on the boards of the Healthy Start Coalition, Girls Inc. in Winter Haven, Chain of Lakes Achiever and New Beginnings High School in Winter Haven. This dedication to the community follows that of her predecessor, Judge Wright. ÂWhen she Â“rst came to Polk County she was a blazing trail for us,ÂŽ Glover said of Wright. ÂShe got to work, did this and that, and took on community service.ÂŽ Of her qualities, professionalism and community service stood out most in her career. Polk County attorney Karen Meeks noted that of Wright, calling her a consummate professional shortly after she passed away. ÂShe expected the attorneys to be prepared,ÂŽ she said. In her devotion to serve the community was some that she, along with her husband, Dr. Victor Wright, who passed away Â“ve months before her, was a quality for which both will be remembered. Area attorney Cassandra Denmark said Dr. Wright, a Bartow podiatrist for 29 years, was her grandsonÂs mentor. HeÂd eat lunch at school with him, spend Saturdays with him and encouraged how important it is to get educated. He also helped to start the Virgil D. Hawkins Inc. Auxiliary in the 10th Judicial District. In 2011 the organization awarded $80,000 in scholarships to area high school students. ÂThey (Dr. and Judge Wright) had morals and values. They were the epitome of a family and would always give back to the community. He was a doctor and sheÂs a judge, but they are both so humble,ÂŽ Denmark said shortly after he died. With the election of Moore to circuit judge, Glover said the spotlight on Polk County can only shine brighter and help make the community grow, not only in population but in respect. ÂI have the hope and we have the opportunity to be one of the greatest counties to live in,ÂŽ he said. ÂWe welcome you. We will grow and be heard.ÂŽ Circuit judges are elected to six-year terms and are paid $160,688 annually. experienced it? ÂOh, God, yes,ÂŽ Asciutto said. ÂPeople acted more empowered. They seemed to think they could be more rude to you or speak bad to you in public.ÂŽ However, she said sheÂd focused her campaign more on issues: Health care, education and economic development. She noticed a lot of voters had approached her at the precincts, while she was the Âsafe zoneÂŽ away from the doors, for information on Florida Constitutional amendments. ÂPeople seem to be sure about speciÂ“c ones, like Amendment 4,ÂŽ Asciutto said, the amendment to restore civil rights to paroled ex-convicts. ÂI cannot recall anyone whoÂs really been against it.ÂŽ She even found, while working on her computer at the Okeechobee DunkinÂ Donuts, an older couple Â„ Trump supporters Â„ heard her talking about the election, asked her what she knew about the results, thus far, and told her of their grandchildren. She found out they also supported Amendment 4. ÂIt makes me want to cry,ÂŽ Asciutto said. ÂAcross the board, people have been good with that.ÂŽ Asciutto did take a moment, about 9:309:45 a.m., to congratulate Highlands County Commissioner Jack Richie, R-Lake Placid, at his last meeting before being replaced by Arlene Tuck, R-Lake Placid, who won the District 4 seat in August. Likewise, Pigman said he spent part of Tuesday outside of his own campaign at political rallies for Republican candidates for Florida Governor, Commissioner of Agriculture and Attorney General. Asciutto said she would probably join the votewatch party at Highlands County Democratic Party headquarters in Sebring. Pigman said he planned to spend part of the night at the Republican Club, gathering at Sebring Elks Lodge No. 1529. But Â“rst, he said, he needed to pick up one of his kids from middle school in Okeechobee and get them home. ÂLife goes on,ÂŽ he said.VOTESFROM PAGE 1A 9 SPEED AUTO TRANS, REAR PARK ASSIST, FRONT & REAR PASSENGER EXPRESS-DOWN adno=3628128-1 GM SUPERSTORECHEVROLET Â€ BUICK Â€ GMC Â€ CADILLACALAN JAY ALAN JAY441 US Highway 27 N. | Sebring, FL 33870Sales (863) 386-6312 | Service (863) 402-4210Sales Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-7:00 PM, Sat: 9:00 AM-5:00 PMALANJAY.COM ALANJAY.COM ALANJAY.COMSEE ALL OF OUR INVENTORY ATLIKE US FOR DISCOUNTS, PROMOTIONS & MORE!! ALAN JAY ALAN JAY ALAN JAY CENTRAL FLORIDA'S ONLY FULL-LINE GM DEALERSHIP! OVER 250 PRE-OWNED VEHICLES TO CHOOSE FROM!NEW 2018 BUICK ENCLAVE ESSENCEALAN JAY LEASE FOR$479*SIGN AND DRIVE WITH NO MONEY DOWN LEASE FOR ONLYPrice includes factory rebates & incentives, assigned to dealer. 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A6 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | November 7, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com 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 ment ion a business in a negative tone, as they have no means to defend themselves. Please keep Letters to the Editor to less than 250 w ords. 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 i n letters are solely those of the individual writers. The newspaper takes no responsibility for the content of these letters. Please send or bring correspondence to the Highlands News-Sun, Letters to the Editor, 315 US 27 North Sebring, FL 33870, or fax to 863-385-1954. Readers may also email Letters to the Editor to email@example.com.Vote for Caldwell is way to goThere are many bizarre things that occur during election years. This year is no exception. One that stands out is the race for Agriculture Commissioner. It seems the the Democrats have nominated a lawyer, Nikki Fried, from farming Mecca of Fort Lauderdale as their candidate. A candidate that has a grand total of zero knowledge or experience in agriculture. She even admits she has no ties to rural farming parts of the state. Has she even raised a houseplant? Yet somehow, this person wants to run the agency that oversees the multi-billion dollar agriculture industry in Florida. Does this seem sane? On what planet does this make sense? It isnÂt about party; it is about qualiÂ“cations for a job and she is in no way qualiÂ“ed for this. To make this seem even more like you have stepped through the looking glass, she even has a slight lead in the polls?!? Please people, for the sake of FloridaÂs farms, ranches and citrus, vote for Matt Caldwell. He is a seventh generation Floridian and as a member of the Florida House of Representatives has served and chaired committees that dealt directly with FloridaÂs farms and natural resources. He comes from a ranching family. He knows the issues and problems facing Florida agriculture. You have to know that to vote for a lawyer who spent her life in the city and knows nothing about agriculture is just laughable.Dana Orr Avon Park EditorÂs note: The above letter was received prior to the election, but too late to meet deadlines to run prior to Election Day.Climate change again?Has our local paper taken a turn to the left? Why is it running editorials from other papers insisting climate change is a problem we created, and we must Â“x? SundayÂs editorial has the Miami area worried about losing a foot or two over 50 years. Compared to Al GoreÂs ÂAn Inconvenient Truth,ÂŽ thatÂs a win already. His predictions showed Sebring would soon be a coastal community. As someone who grew up in Michigan and watched the shoreline dunes absorb houses, and then spent 30 years in a coastal California community where we studied the causes of coastal erosion, I would point our friends in Miami to something other than government regulations to try to stop climate change. Our living planet, like all of us, changes over time. On coastlines, natural geo-physical causes include surface erosion as waves pull away sand and other deposits while sloughing destabilizes the subsurface. Man-made structures, like mansions and seawalls that impact the natural occurrences, are likely doing more damage to the coast than climate change. I donÂt deny natural climate change. However, to believe manÂs carbon footprint is a major factor we can change is expensive science Â“ction.Neal Hotelling SebringYOUR VIEW Semper gratus, Semper fidelisÂIt is good and proper for a man to eat and drink, and to Â“nd satisfaction in his toilsome labor under the sun during the few days of life God has given him Â… for this is his lot. Moreover, when God gives any man wealth and possessions, and enables him to enjoy them, to accept his lot and be happy in his work Â… this is a gift of God. He seldom reÂ”ects on the days of his life, because God keeps him occupied with gladness of heart.ÂŽ Ecclesiastes 5:18-20. As we celebrate our country, our work and Âlot,ÂŽ and gather together with loved ones to share Thanksgiving, are you occupied with gladness of heart? Semper gratus, is Latin for always grateful. Thanksgiving itself is an expression of gratitude. Gratitude for those around us, for each personÂs life. For all we have and also what we donÂt have. Thanksgiving for our country, freedoms, accomplishments, and the ability to look to the future. Gratitude toward those who have helped and carried you, and grace toward those you now carry. This day you have been given should not be spent lightly, your story and talents not taken for granted. Gratefulness should be ongoing, daily, faithfully. Semper Â“delis, is Latin for always faithful. The motto of the United States Marine Corps, it is backed by the values of honor, courage and commitment. In November, we celebrate the birthday of the Marine Corps and also honor all veterans who have served and sacriÂ“ced for our country. Service members who have committed to protect our country and our freedoms, faithfulness without compromise. If only we would commit such faithfulness to maintaining a sincere gratefulness all year long. What a change in perspective we would have. What a positive shift in culture we would see, and beautiful openness to others we would experience. So Â“nd lasting satisfaction and true thankfulness as you toil this life. Become pre-occupied with gladness of heart, remain always grateful and always faithful. Dedicated in honor of Grandma Betty Marine, who left this earth to be with her Heavenly Father on Nov. 4, 2018. Building a legacy of faith for her children and grandchildren who have gone on to serve in churches, overseas missions, local businesses, and the military, she lived, loved and served well. Well done, His good and faithful servant. Carissa Marine is CEO of the Champion for Children Foundation, a 5013 nonproÂ“t organization serving children and families in Highlands County. Tax-deductible donations to help our local families may be sent to: 419 E. Center Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. Call 863-3822905 or visit www. ChampionforChildren.org for information.OUR CHILDREN, OUR FUTURECarissa Marine Richie has served county wellFor the past eight years, Jack Richie has had a seat on the Highlands County Board of County Commission. The word spoken by his peers over and over Tuesday morning regarding his service was Âpassion.ÂŽ Richie, a U.S. Air Force veteran, retired from his financial company and settled into an activist life here in Highlands County in 1987. Before being elected, he proved his passion for the county and his willingness to be a public servant. He was active on the illegal dumping committee. He spoke up in 2005 as a resident of Sun ÂN Lakes South when the county offered to help the Town of Lake Placid with its growth management. Richie wanted to make sure the residents of outlying subdivisions were not forgotten. One of his volunteer stints was that as chairman of the Highlands County HomeownerÂs Association from 20012010. He also served as president of the Sun N Lakes South Volunteer Fire District. During his tenure, the district went from a fire barn to a modern fire station with new equipment, all funded through the special improvement district. RichieÂs first run at County Commission in 2006 was lost in the primary election to J.D. Barrett. However, the loss did not hinder his concern and passion for the county or its residents. He was a regular fixture in the audience at most commission meetings. He was elected to the County Commission in 2010 and has served on a number of boards. He worked closely with the Florida Department of Transportation on the Lake June and McCoy Project to reduce roadway pollutants. He has also worked closely with residents of Highway Park, acknowledging that he alone canÂt get the neighborhood and its residents money for their projects, but he will continue to work with and support them. RichieÂs last meeting as an elected commissioner was Tuesday. Board Chair Greg Harris said it has been a great honor to serve with Richie, speaking of how passionate Richie is about his duties to the citizens of Highlands County. Harris said the one thing that has been resonated through the county is that Richie has always done what the citizens have asked. Fellow commissioner Jim Brooks agreed that Richie has done a great job presenting Highlands County and all of its people. He recalled a time in the early 1990Âs when Richie, as chairman of the countyÂs fire committee, joined in the conversations of forming a countywide fire service, just as recently been accomplished. Don Elwell said he too had learned a great deal from Richie. He said, ÂJack has literally been a full-time commissioner. He ate it, breathed it, lived it, poured himself into it every day, as well as evenings. His commitment has been a model to follow.ÂŽ Richie thanked his fellow commissioners for their kind words. He voiced his support of County Administrator Randy Vosburg, saying he has done a fantastic job and Âthe county now has a super team spirit.ÂŽ He reminded the countyÂs directors, many of who thanked him for his service, that ÂitÂs not about us (commissioners), but itÂs about Highlands County.ÂŽ Richie vowed he would be back in the commissionÂs audience after Jan. 2, confirming ElwellÂs comment about taking a short sabbatical. We also want to extend a big thanks to Jack Richie for his dedication to serving Highlands County. His successor, Arlene Tuck, will be sworn in as a first-time county commissioner on Nov. 20. She has some big shoes to fill.
www.highlandsnewssun.com November 7, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | A7CROSSWORD PUZZLES Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Lewis ACROSS 1 Crowds around 5 Geologic time 10 ItÂ’s the truth 14 BaseballÂ’s Felipe or his son Moises 15 Nabisco wafer brand 16 Serengeti feline 17 Barclays Center team 18 Strung along 19 Boatloads 20 1968 55-Across song 23 Axis foes 24 Spot for an AirPod 25 Tight spot 28 Â“__ whiz!Â” 29 SundanceÂ’s sweetie __ Place 32 1976 55-Across album 34 Lofty principles 36 Â“Do __ others ... 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The student ballot included the governor and U.S. Senate races and Amendment 4 Â„ Restoration of FelonÂs Voting Rights, Amendment 7 Â„ Florida First Responders and Military Member Survivor BeneÂ“ts, Supermajority Board Votes for College Fees and State College System, Amendment 9 Â„ Florida Ban on Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling and Vaping in Enclosed Indoor Workplaces, and Amendment 13 Â„ Florida Ban on Wagering on Dog Races.MOCKFROM PAGE 1A COURTESY PHOTOA Lake Placid Middle student Â“lls out her ballot Tuesday morning during a practice election. 6,350. Since then, Richie has focused on serving out his remaining time on the commission, but he is tight-lipped about his plans after the start of the new year. ÂIÂve been through about every committee in the county,ÂŽ Richie said. ÂThatÂs how I learned about problems (in the county).ÂŽ Before being elected to the county commission in 2010, he served as the head of the countywide homeownersÂ association, putting issues to the sitting county commissioners, based on those raised by members at the homeownersÂ meetings. ÂI had everyone in the county (government) involved in one way or another,ÂŽ Richie said. Richie said in addition to county commissioners, heÂd have department heads make presentations to the members, helping residents understand more about what goes on in county government. Ann Pollard, who was on hand at TuesdayÂs send-off meeting, said county employees have continued to do this through the Lake Placid Breakfast Rotary meetings, something of a continuance of that tradition of reaching out to residents. Richie is also known for meeting with members of Highway Park, a traditionally economically challenged neighborhood in the greater Lake Placid area. Although he often told them ÂI donÂt have any money for you,ÂŽ he would say in the same breath that he would advocate for whatever programs and community initiatives residents wanted to create. One improvement the neighborhood saw in the last three years was gateway landscaping along U.S. 27, a $750,000 project through the Florida Department of Transportation. FDOT covered maintenance for the Â“rst year, after which the county took it over at approximately $37,080 per year. Although an assessment was proposed to pay for it, Evelyn Colon, executive director for the Highway Park Neighborhood Council, said residents couldnÂt pay that much. ÂMost homes use three to four lots to get one house (built),ÂŽ Colon said in 2015. ÂItÂs a great community of hard-working people.ÂŽ But she also said the facelift could invite more visitors and businesses, which would improve sales and property taxes. ÂIf you donÂt put things in, you canÂt expect to get things out,ÂŽ Colon said. ÂEverything really supports the other.ÂŽ Richie talked to county administration at the time and got assurance the county could absorb the maintenance cost. ÂThis is for Highlands County, not just Highway Park,ÂŽ he said, adding he didnÂt want to see the county lose $750,000 by not Âmowing the lawn.ÂŽ ÂCome on. IÂll get out and mow the lawn,ÂŽ Richie said. Richie also put work into Â“nding solutions for illegal dumping, which in his district was taking place in undeveloped areas of Placid Lakes and Highland Park Estates, but especially in Sun ÂN Lakes South, near where the subdivision abuts State Road 70. In Highway Park, as with the landscaping, grant funds helped residents instill programs to do away with illegal dumps. Taking care of the problem elsewhere, including most northern parts of the county, involved having the County Commission pay for the Highlands County SheriffÂs OfÂ“ce to hire and outÂ“t an environmental crimes deputy, speciÂ“cally to investigate illegal dumps and cite those responsible. For more recent work, Richie got thanks for helping ensure Highlands County has a countywide Â“re district and an assessment to pay for improvements. Marc Bashoor, Public Safety director and chief of Highlands County Fire Rescue, said he has talked with Richie extensively over the last three to four months, and thanked him for his advocacy. Richie, in turn, thanked him for giving attention to Â“re departments in Lake Placid, Placid Lakes, Sun ÂN Lakes South, Highland Park Estates and Venus. ÂThe general feeling,ÂŽ Bashoor said of Lake Placid area residents, Âis that the focus has (often) been on the north side of the county.ÂŽ Richie said heÂs looking forward to some time off. ItÂs been a tough time over the last six years, he said, with some family tragedy, including the death of his wife. For now, he looks forward to spending time with some of those family members, even for just a month or two. What heÂll do next, however, he isnÂt saying, but he Â“gures heÂll probably stay involved in the community, one way or another.RICHIEFROM PAGE 1A PHIL ATTINGER/STAFFCounty Administrator Randy Vosburg, standing, presents County Commissioner Jack Richie, at right, with plaques and a commemorative framed photograph of the Board of County Commission on his last meeting as a commissioner. Arlene Tuck will take over his seat at the next meeting, having won in primary election. Richie said, after eight years on the commission and 18 years serving the community, heÂll take a rest. 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A8 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | November 7, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com SPORTS SECTION A Wednesday, November 7, 2018 Â€ LOCAL Â€ STATE Â€ NATIONAL By MARK PINSONSPORTS EDITORSebring freshman Lane Revell Â“nished in 61st place out of 94 golfers at the High School Golf Class 2A Championship at Mission Inn Resort that was held Nov. 2-3. Lane carded rounds of 88-92 for a 180 total over the difÂ“cult and demanding El Campeon course, which features a hilly terrain. ÂIÂm very proud of Lane,ÂŽ said Sebring High School boys golf coach Vince Liles. ÂEl Campeon is one for the hardest courses in Florida to play from the Â“rst shot you make to the last putt you hole.ÂŽ Revell, who enjoys practicing and works diligently to improve his game, had a solid regular season, but the Blue Streak golfer played his best when it counted the most by shooting a 78 at the regional tournament to earn a spot at the State Championship as an individual. Sebring shot a 338 to Â“nish third at the regional tournament. Only the top two teams advanced. Jesuit (Tampa) Â“nished Â“rst with a 308, while Lake Wales placed second with a 336. ÂIt was disappointing to miss going to state by only two shots,ÂŽ said Liles. ÂBut we have a young team and weÂre only going to get better.ÂŽ Lane played steady golf at the State Championship, but a couple of bad holes each day hurt his score. ÂLane played great, he just had a few bad holes each day,ÂŽ Liles said. ÂLane said it was the hardest course he had ever played and he looks forward to the challenge next year. He said this was a course that you have to play a lot to get comfortable playing it. I am very proud of Lane and the way he played and his passion for the game.ÂŽ With most of the squad coming back next year, the future looks bright for Revell competes at state golf Sebring freshman has learning experience FILE PHOTOSebring freshman Lane Revell Â“nished 61st at last weekÂs High School Golf Class 2A Championship at Mission Inn Resort. By PAUL NEWBERRYASSOCIATED PRESSATHENS, Ga. Â„ The No. 5 Georgia Bulldogs are Â“rmly focused on a team from Alabama. No, not the mighty Crimson Tide. After locking up a spot in the Southeastern Conference championship game for the second year in a row, Georgia brieÂ”y celebrated but quickly turned its attention to Saturday nightÂs game against Auburn, the 122nd meeting in the Deep SouthÂs oldest rivalry. ÂThereÂs not anybody on our team thatÂs going to be worrying about anything but Auburn,ÂŽ coach Kirby Smart said Monday. ÂThatÂs the next task at hand. ThatÂs what we have to be focused on. Our goal is to play the next team, whoever the next team is, and we try not to have real big highs and no real big lows. We want to stay neutral, right in the middle.ÂŽ The Bulldogs will get another shot at the team they faced in last yearÂs national championship game. Top-ranked Alabama, which hasnÂt been seriously challenged this season, locked up the SEC West title with another dominating win, 29-0 over LSU Both Alabama (9-0, 7-0 SEC) and Georgia (8-1, 6-1) are heavily favored to win their remaining regular-season games, which would set them up for de facto playoff game with the SEC title on the line Dec. 1 at MercedesBenz Stadium in Atlanta Â„ the same spot where they played their classic title game almost 10 months ago. In that one, the Crimson Tide switched quarterbacks at halftime, overcame a pair of 13-point deÂ“cits and Georgia is focused on Auburn Bulldogs play Tigers after clinching spot in SEC title game PHOTO BY BRYAN WOOLSTON/ASSOCIATED PRESSGeorgia running back DÂAndre Swift (7) scores during SaturdayÂs game against Kentucky. The Bulldogs take on Auburn on Saturday. The Freshwater Fishing Forecast for the second half of the first week of November gives anglers the second half of the new moon phase, (new moon occurs today) and a fall weather forecast which is ideal except for the lack of wind speeds over the next three days. All fishing factors considered, the new moon effect-level will be of medium strength since it occurs in the middle of the fourteen-day period between the lunar orbit perigee and apogee. And one of the mid-level characteristics is a weak wind speed usually below five miles per hour (mph), which is exactly what the forecast predicts until the weekend when an ideal wind of eight to ten mph occurs. Best Fishing Days: Today through Friday the new moon will cause fish to form larger than normal numbers of feeding fish for slightly longer duration when they do feed. Major Fishing Period: Today the moon is overhead at 12:18 p.m. and solar noon at 12:09 p.m. which will cause a feed intensity rating of 6-7 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This period moves later daily by 45 minutes. Minor Fishing Periods: Today there are two minor periods. The moon rise occurs at 6:30 a.m. with the sunrise at 6:40 a.m. and the moonset occurs at 6:01 p.m. after the sunset at 5:38 p.m. causing fish to produce a feed intensity rating of 4-5 during the hours of 5-7 in the morning and evening. Prime Monthly Periods: November 7-9 new moon, 20-25 full moon, December 4-9 new moon, 19-24 full moon. Highlands Bass Angler Bass Guide Specials: A 4-5 hour fall charter for $225.00 for one or two anglers, all gear, artificial bait and tackle included. Cold water and weather protection provided. Custom bass fishing charter package options available. Call 863-381-8474 to plan and book your bass fishing experience today. Istokpoga.info News: The lake level is at 39.15 feet above sea level, which is 4-5 inches below the seasonal-annual high level of 39.50ÂŽ. The minimum level currently is 39Â. Today, all S68 spillway gates are closed.Weak new moon improves the fishingHIGHLANDS BASS ANGLERDave Douglass SPECIAL TO HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUNThe state of Florida will be well represented both on track and on stage during the Michelin SportsCar Encore this weekend at Sebring International Raceway. Gates open noon Friday (Nov. 9) at the historic 3.74-mile road racing circuit where fans will have the opportunity to witness professional sports car racing and a Saturday night concert featuring country music artists Love and Theft with special guests the Dairy Daughters. Shelby Dressel, who grew up in Avon Park, is half of the Dairy Daughters duo that includes Megan Gerken. Dressel rose to fame on season nine of American Idol and SaturdayÂs concert marks her return home to Highlands County for the first time as part of the recently formed group. Floridians will play a key role on track as well. SundayÂs International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) four-hour race for LMP3, GT4 and TCR cars boasts a solid field of cars and drivers based in Florida. Guy Cosmo (Palm Beach Gardens), Rod Randall (Tampa) and Joel Janco (Key Largo) have entered in the event. The Global Mazda MX-5 Cup Challenge will race on both Saturday and Sunday. A strong field of 23 Mazda MX-5 Cup cars will be on the grid for the two 45-minute sprint races that include several Florida drivers. Among the favorites will be John Dean II of Sebring, a past series champion whose Sebring-based Sick Sideways Racing has prepared eight cars competing during the weekend. Fellow Sick Sideways driver Nathanial Sparks also lives in Sebring, but races with his old hometown of Spanish Fort, Alabama listed. Other Florida drivers entered in the Mazda MX-5 Challenge include Selin Rollan (Orlando) who earned third in the 2018 championship standings, Glenn McGee (Tampa) and Tyler Gonzalez (Orlando). Tickets to the Michelin Encore will be available Michelin SportsCar Encore on tap Inaugural event starts Friday at Sebring International Raceway ALLEN MOODY/STAFFThe No. 25 P1 Motorsports LMP3 races at Sebring in March. The car is one of 12 entries in the LMP3 class in this weekendÂs Mich elin SportsCar Encore at Sebring International Raceway. The No. 60 Roush Performance/KohR Motorsports Mustang GT4 competes in the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge at Sebring. It is one of Â“ve GT4 entries for this weekendÂs race.ENCORE | 9A MOON | 9A GOLF | 9A GEORGIA | 9A
www.highlandsnewssun.com November 7, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | A9at the gate. A three-day ticket is $30 and includes admission to the concert that begins 6:30 p.m. Saturday. A Sunday only ticket will be available for $10. Military vets with ID will be admitted free on Sunday in honor of Veterans Day. Sebring International Raceway Sebring International Raceway is North AmericaÂs oldest permanent road racing facility, established in 1950. The circuit originated from a WWII B-17 combat crew training base known as Hendricks Field. Nestled among the orange groves and cattle ranches of Central Florida, Sebring International Raceway has hosted the legendary 12-hour endurance classic since 1952, now part of the prestigious IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Sebring was the site of the firstever FIA World Championship Sports Car Race in 1953, and in 2012 hosted the inaugural race of the FIA WEC, which returns in 2019 to run the day before the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Presented by Advance Auto Parts. Sebring is also known as one of the most versatile testing facilities in the motorsports industry, offering a variety of circuit configurations for club and corporate events, private testing and racing schools. For more information on Sebring, visit www. sebringraceway.com.ENCOREFROM PAGE 8A ALLEN MOODY/STAFFThe No. 31 Rumcastle LLC Volkswagon Golf GTI TCR, here racing in the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, is one of three TCR entries racing at Sebring this weekend. Visit Istokpoga.info website and click on the links to the South Florida Water Mgmt. (SFWMD) real time S68 and S68X spillway gates status webpage. YouÂll find water level and flow status data of all water-way structures from Kissimmee to Clewiston. Also provided is a link to the Army Corps of EngineersÂ graphical plot, annual water-management schedule website link. Access this article online at BassFishingForecast. com, or HighlandsBassAngler. com HighlandsBassAngler. com offers bass fishing guide-trip options, 72 lake-contour maps and additional map sources, and fishing philosophy. Personalized custom fishing package options for beginners to professional anglers are available upon request. Dave Douglass is a bass fishing guide and teacher on twenty-five lakes, from the towns of Kissimmee to Clewiston. Visit HighlandsBassAngler. com for complete details. Phone: 863381-8474. Email: DavidPDouglass@ hotmail.comMOONFROM PAGE 8A the Blue Streak golf team. ÂI enjoy coaching these boys,ÂŽ Liles said. ÂThey are hard workers and have a passion for the game. ÂIÂm looking forward to seeing what we can accomplish next year.ÂŽGOLFFROM PAGE 8Apulled out a stunning 26-23 victory in overtime After Georgia settled for a Â“eld goal on its Â“rst possession of the extra period, Tua Tagovailoaio threw a 41-yard touchdown pass to DeVonta Smith on second-and-26 to win the game. While the Bulldogs are certainly eager to get another crack at Alabama, no one wants to talk about that matchup. Not yet, anyway. Clearly, the four players made available to the media on Monday had been coached up to talk only about Auburn (6-3, 3-3). ÂWe clinched the East Â„ thatÂs great. Now itÂs back to work,ÂŽ defensive end Jonathan Ledbetter said. ÂWeÂre back to the drawing board getting ready for this week. WeÂre not worried about anything down the line except Auburn.ÂŽ One reporter pressed defensive back J.R. Reed even more, asking if there was ever a time he ÂdaydreamedÂŽ about facing Alabama. ÂDo you daydream about Alabama?ÂŽ Reed joked. ÂI donÂt have to play Âem,ÂŽ the reporter replied. Reed chuckled. ÂNo, I donÂt daydream about Alabama at all,ÂŽ he said. ÂYeah, theyÂre on our schedule now. But weÂre worried about Auburn.ÂŽ Georgia locked up the East with an impressive 34-17 victory at No. 12 Kentucky completing another perfect run through the division side of its schedule. Ho-hum. ThatÂs merely the Â“rst of several items on the BulldogsÂ checklist. ÂThere was a little celebration,ÂŽ Reed said, Âbut we know that winning the East doesnÂt mean that much.ÂŽ Georgia opened as a 14-point favorite over Auburn, which is coming off one of the better performances of a disappointing season. The Tigers rallied from a 10-point deÂ“cit in the fourth quarter to knock off Texas A&M 28-24 Â„ and an upset of the Bulldogs would really give 2018 a whole new perspective. These long-time rivals are certainly familiar with each other. This met twice a year ago, with Auburn romping to a 40-17 victory late in the regular season before Georgia bounced back with a dominating 28-7 triumph in the SEC championship game. ÂYouÂve got two good football teams playing against each other, competing and playing their hearts out,ÂŽ Ledbetter said. ÂItÂs a physical game, always. ItÂs one of my favorite games of the season, so IÂm looking forward to it. IÂm always looking forward to a challenge.ÂŽ An even bigger challenge is still to come. But all that talk about a rematch with Alabama will have to wait. ÂEvery week we have to come with the same approach,ÂŽ offensive lineman Andrew Thomas said. 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A10 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | November 7, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com NASCAR THIS WEEKFeb. 11: Clash at Daytona (Brad Keselowski) Feb. 15: Can-Am Duel at Daytona (Ryan Blaney and Chase Elliott) Feb. 18: Daytona 500 (Austin Dillon) Feb. 25: Folds of Honor 500 at Atlanta (Kevin Harvick) March 4: Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas (Kevin Harvick) March 11: Camping World 500(k) at Phoenix (Kevin Harvick) March 18: Auto Club 400 at Fontana (Martin Truex Jr.) March 26: STP 500 at Martinsville (Clint Bowyer) April 8: OÂReilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas (Kyle Busch) April 15: Food City 500 at Bristol (Kyle Busch) April 21: Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond (Kyle Busch) April 29: Geico 500 at Talladega (Joey Logano) May 6: AAA 400 at Dover (Kevin Harvick) May 12: Go Bowling 400 at Kansas (Kevin Harvick) May 19: All-Star Race at Charlotte (Kevin Harvick) May 27: Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte (Kyle Busch) June 3: Pocono 400 (Martin Truex Jr.) June 10: FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan (Clint Bowyer) June 24: Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma (Martin Truex Jr.) July 1: Chicago 400 at Chicagoland (Kyle Busch) July 7: Coke Zero 400 at Daytona (Erik Jones) July 14: Quaker State 400 at Kentucky (Martin Truex Jr.) July 22: New Hampshire 301 (Kevin Harvick) July 29: Pennsylvania 400 at Pocono (Kyle Busch) Aug. 5: 355 at the Glen, at Watkins Glen (Chase Elliott) Aug. 12: Pure Michigan 400 (Kevin Harvick) Aug. 18: Night Race at Bristol (Kurt Busch) Sept. 2: Southern 500 at Darlington (Brad Keselowski) Sept. 10: Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis (Brad Keselowski) Sept. 16: Las Vegas 400 (Brad Keselowski) Sept. 22: Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond (Kyle Busch) Sept. 30: Bank of America 500(k) at Charlotte road course (Ryan Blaney) Oct. 7: Delaware 400 at Dover (Chase Elliott) Oct. 14: Alabama 500 at Talladega (Aric Almirola) Oct. 21: Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas (Chase Elliott) Oct. 28: First Data 500 at Martinsville (Joey Logano) Nov. 4: Texas 500 (Kevin Harvick) Nov. 11: Can-Am 500(k) at Phoenix Nov. 18: Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead 2018 SCHEDULE AND WINNERS 12345678910KEVIN HARVICK Was a good time to rediscover Victory Lane JOEY LOGANO All eyes on Homestead KYLE BUSCH Can he match HarvickÂs eighth win of Â18? MARTIN TRUEX JR. Running OK but needs a little more CHASE ELLIOTT Lots of pressure this week ERIK JONES Still best of the non-Cup hopefuls KURT BUSCH Mr. Wild Card ARIC ALMIROLA Middle name is Michael BRAD KESELOWSKI Zero-for-18 at Phoenix RYAN BLANEY Hey, his middle name is Michael, too! KEN WILLISÂ TOP 10 NASCAR DRIVER RANKINGS FEUD OF THE WEEK SPEED FREAKSA few questions we had to ask ourselvesGODWINÂS PICKS FOR PHOENIX MOTOR MOUTHS PODCASTThe shadows are growing long on the 2018 season, but the sun never sets on the pod! Tune in online at www.newsjournalonline.com/ daytonamotormouthsCUP STANDINGS WHATÂS ON TAP QUESTIONS & ATTITUDECompelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers Did Kevin Harvick just become the Cup favorite again? GODSPEAK: Harvick is the man. He called the Texas win after Martinsville and delivered. KENÂS CALL: Once he wins again at Phoenix, letÂs say he enters Homestead on a roll. Yep, the favorite. WhoÂs the best bet to reach the Final 4 by winning at Phoenix? GODSPEAK: Given his rage after Texas, IÂm shifting my vote over to Aric Almirola to take that win. KENÂS CALL: If weÂre assuming Harvick doesnÂt win, I tend to think itÂs Chase ElliottÂs destiny to have a shot at Homestead. ARIC ALMIROLA VS. JOEY LOGANO: Almirola had a top-Â“ve car but Â“nished eighth at Texas because Logano shoved past him in the closing laps. Almirola is Â“ghting for his playoff life going into Phoenix. GODWIN KELLYÂS TAKE: Said Almirola: ÂIf that is the way he wants to race me Âƒ and we are out here Â“ghting for our lives, that is Â“ne. When Homestead comes around, if I am not in, he will know it.ÂŽ WINNER: Kevin Harvick REST OF TOP 5: Aric Almirola, Martin Truex Jr., Kyle Busch, Chase Elliott FIRST ONE OUT: Alex Bowman DARK HORSE: Kyle Larson DONÂT BE SURPRISED IF: Harvick wins. He called his shot at Texas and calls the shots at Phoenix.Now youÂre talking symmetry?Yes, symmetry. Everything just might be lining up in the proper order for the conclusion of the 2018 Cup Series season. Remember, on three different occasions this year, a driver put together a three-race win streak. Kevin Harvick did it beginning in Week 2. Kyle Busch followed in spring. And Brad Keselowski had his own hat trick starting in early September. ItÂd be Â“tting to end the year with another.YouÂre assuming Harvick wins Phoenix?He has a bit of a track record there, you know. Nine of his 45 career wins have come at Phoenix, including this past March, when he capped his three-race streak. If he does it again, he goes to Homestead with a chance at another three-peat and, of course, the championship. To help his cause, letÂs assume Joey Logano would be a little more careful around a guy like Harvick.Â„ Ken Willis, firstname.lastname@example.org. Kevin Harvick 4143 2. Kyle Busch 4128 3. Martin Truex Jr. 4125 4. Joey Logano 4119 5. Kurt Busch 4100 6. Chase Elliott 4086 7. Aric Almirola 4068 8. Clint Bowyer 4052 9. Ryan Blaney 2283 10. Brad Keselowski 2259 11. Denny Hamlin 2220 12. Kyle Larson 2211 13. Erik Jones 2204 14. Jimmie Johnson 2195 15. Alex Bowman 218716. Austin Dillon 218417. Ryan Newman 721 18. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 676 19. Paul Menard 672 20. Daniel Suarez 666 CUP SERIES: Can-Am 500 SITE: ISM (Phoenix) Raceway (1-mile oval) SCHEDULE: Friday, practice (NBC Sports Network, 1:30 p.m.), qualifying (NBC Sports Network, 7 p.m.). Saturday, practice (CNBC, 11:30 a.m.; NBC Sports Network, 2 p.m.). Sunday, race (NBC, coverage begins at 1:30 p.m.; green Â”ag, 2:45 p.m.) XFINITY: Whelen 200 SITE: ISM Raceway SCHEDULE: Friday, practice (NBC Sports Network, 2:30 p.m.). Saturday, qualifying (NBC Sports Network, 12:30 p.m.), race (NBC, 3:30 p.m.) CAMPING WORLD TRUCKS: Lucas Oil 150 SITE: ISM Raceway TV SCHEDULE: Friday, practice (Fox Sports 2, 10:30 a.m. and noon), qualifying (Fox Sports 1, 5:30 p.m.), race (Fox Sports 1, 8:30 p.m.)THREE THINGS TO WATCHTEXAS THREE THINGS WE LEARNEDPHOENIX1. The Logano burnTwo races into the NASCAR Cup Series Round of 8 and Joey Logano has a pair of high-proÂ“le drivers giving him the stink-eye. Logano did a bump and run on Martin Truex Jr. at Martinsville and roughed up Aric Almirola at Texas during a late restart, which probably cost Almirola Â“ve Â“nishing positions. Both Truex and Almirola have vowed revenge, if necessary. LoganoÂs haters list will likely grow at Phoenix.2. Bubble boy sagaHalf the Championship Round Â“eld has been decided. Any of the remaining six hopefuls can win at Phoenix and get in for Homestead. At least one driver will go in on points. Kyle Busch has a slim threepoint lead on Martin Truex Jr. In the must-win category are Chase Elliott, who is minus 39 to the leader, followed by Aric Almirola (-57) and Clint Bowyer (-73). ÂI am Â“red up. LetÂs go,ÂŽ Almirola said.3. Long truckersThe NASCAR Camping World Truck Series doesnÂt get much ink on this page because there is so much going on in the Cup Series. After taking a peek at this weekÂs schedule, well, just a tip of the hat to those truckers. First, it is a 2,100mile drive. Once they get to ISM Raceway in Avondale, Arizona, they do all their business Friday, starting with practice at 10:30 a.m. and ending with a race at 8:30 p.m. Chins up, guys.Â„ Godwin Kelly, godwin. email@example.comJoey Logano is smiling now, after qualifying for the Championship Round, but is he making too many garage-area enemies to win the title? [AP/PAUL SANCYA] 1. Harvick calls itAfter a disappointing 10thplace Â“nish at Martinsville, Kevin Harvick said he would turn things around at Texas. He kept his promise. He led 177 of 337 laps and survived three late restarts and overtime to win and get his golden ticket to the Championship Round.2. Busch League dayKyle Busch had a rotten day at Texas. He Â“nished 17th. ÂWe had a fast car,ÂŽ crew chief Adam Stevens said. ÂYou speed on pit road, you go to the back and you have a loose wheel under green, then lose a couple laps.ÂŽ The only good news is that Busch remains up in points.3. Unusual veGenerally speaking, the drivers still alive in the NASCAR playoffs hog top-Â“ve positions out of desperation. Three of the top Â“ve drivers at Texas were not championship-eligible. Ryan Blaney, who started on pole, led the charge of the less fortunate with a second-place showing.Â„ Godwin Kelly, godwin. firstname.lastname@example.orgKevin Harvick celebrates on top of his race car after winning Texas. [AP/LARRY PAPKE]
AROUND TOWN SECTION B Wednesday, November 7, 2018 Sebring Art, Wine and Jazz Festival hits the right notesBy SHARON WEATHERHEAD CORRESPONDENTHighlands County came alive last weekend with excitement at the Sebring Art, Wine and Jazz Festival downtown on the Circle. The event was presented by Duke Energy and was brought to you by the Highlands Art League. The sounds of jazz Â“lled the air on Saturday and Sunday. Entertainment was provided by Emanon Jazz, Craig Singleton and the Big City Band, Wings of Faith Praise Team and Take 6, featuring Charlie Redd on stage in Center Park. Artists of all types including paintings, ornaments, holiday decorations, jewelry, pottery, ceramics, woodworking and various handmade items, Â“lled the tents along the spokes of the circle. Hailey and Pete Weidner were browsing the unique ornaments at CherylÂs Creations. Doug and Christine Kortbin were looking at various items made of beautiful olivewood. ÂOlivewood trees are found in Northern Africa SHARON WEATHERHEAD/CORRESPONDENTShirley Rees, right, making a purchase from Emerging Artist Alicia Brake.Love and Theft playing Sebring RacewayAvon Park native Shelby Dressel returns with Dairy DaughtersBy Special to Highlands News-SunOne of country musicÂs hottest young acts, Love and Theft, with such memorable hits as the No. 1 smash ÂAngel EyesÂŽ and other chart toppers including ÂRunawayÂŽ and ÂWhiskey On My Breath,ÂŽ will perform Saturday at Sebring International Raceway. The high-energy duo of Eric Gunderson and Stephen Barker Lisles, who are songwriters, guitarists and producers of their own music, will be joined in Sebring by the Nashville-based duo Dairy Daughters, featuring Avon Parknative Shelby Dressel. Dressel gained local and national fame as a 2009 American Idol Â“nalist and partners with Minnesota-native Megan Gertken in the group. The outdoor festival-style concert will be presented by Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center and Visit Sebring, Lake Placid and Avon Park. Dairy Daughters open the show at 6:30, followed by Love and Theft at approximately 8 p.m. ACM, CMA and CMT-nominated Love and Theft got its start in 2006, and very quickly started turning out music that rose the charts and appealed to a broad country music audience. By 2009 the duo had released its Â“rst hit album ÂRunawayÂŽ and by 2011 the No. 1 ÂAngel EyesÂŽ was released. As a songwriter, in 2009 Liles co-wrote the Martina McBride hit ÂWrong Baby Wrong Baby Wrong,ÂŽ and the group now regularly performs the track in live shows. The longtime music partners agree that their potent musical chemistry reÂ”ects their personal rapport. ÂThe thing about us is that we really are best friends, and thatÂs helped to get us through the tougher times,ÂŽ Gunderson said. ÂAt the same time, though, weÂre different enough personality wise that the combination works. StephenÂs naturally a more social person than I am, and IÂm a little more introverted. He tends to see the best in every person and every situation, and IÂm kind of the opposite. My songwritingÂs different from his, and when weÂre in the studio, his approach is different from mine. The way we play guitar is different. The way we arrange songs is different. But our differences come together to make something that each of us couldnÂt do on his own.ÂŽ The pairÂs second-nature chemistry led them both to agree that the occasion of their third album called for the bold musical statement that ÂWhiskey On My BreathÂŽ would ultimately become. ÂIn some ways, weÂve played it safe in the past, and I think weÂre COURTESY PHOTOLove and Theft will play at Sebring International Raceway on Saturday.Scribblers & Scribes to meetSEBRING Â„ The FWA group, Sebring Scribblers & Scribes, will have their monthly meeting for November today, Nov. 7, at 6 p.m. at CowpokeÂs Watering Hole Restaurant (863-314-9459), 6813 U.S. Hwy 27 South in Sebring. Come earlier for dinner. Filling in as host this month will be John Arnold, formerly of Celebration, who has taught writing for many years. For information, call Barbara Beswick at 863-402-9181.Dementia trainingSEBRING Â„ Dementia training for businesses will be available from 2-4 p.m. or 6-8 p.m. today, Nov. 7, at 400 S. Eucalyptus Street in Sebring. Training led by Gary Joseph LeBlanc and Nell Hays. Seating limited. Reservations required. Please RSVP to Nell Hays at 863-402-7369.Sebring food truck eventSEBRING Â„ Chow Down Food Trucks will be in Sebring from 5-9 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8, at Highlands County Fairgrounds, 781 Magnolia Ave. in Sebring. There will be 8-10 trucks with a variety of food such as tacos, ice cream, BBQ and more.Garden Club card partySEBRING Â„ The Garden Club of Sebring will hold its Dessert Garden Party from noon to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8, at the Jack Stroup Civic Center. Tickets are $5. 50/50 rafÂ”e beneÂ“ting scholarship fund. For information, call Gloria Fischer at 863-385-8735.Trash 2 TreasureSEBRING Â„ St. John United Methodist Church will have their Trash 2 Treasure sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 9 and from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 10, at the church, 33631 Grand Prix Drive (behind Sebring Walmart). Furniture, housewares and appliances in the fellowship hall. Clothing, books and linen in the education building. Lunch available on Friday. For information, call 863-382-1736.ArcÂs Sebring DerbySEBRING Â„ Ridge Area Arc will host its Sebring Derby from 6:30-9:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 9, at Island View Restaurant, 5223 Sun Ân Lake Blvd. in Sebring. Admission is $35. Bar and betting windows open at 6 p.m. Derby Hat contest, silent auction and Hors dÂOeuvres served. For information and tickets, call Tonja Weed at 863-452-1295, ext. 105.Car show on tapLAKE PLACID Â„ Lake Country Cruisers Cruisein presents a car show Junior ROTC fitness challengeBy TOM MEISENHEIMER/ CORRESPONDENTMany future leaders of our country gathered at the Avon Park High School track and gym last Saturday to participate in a Â“tness challenge. Over 230 young men and women from 15 Air Force Junior ROTC units around the state came to challenge their Â“tness ability as they competed for awards and bragging rights. They came from north of Jacksonville and south to Fort Lauderdale. The high schools included, Avon Park, Sebring, Bloomingdale, Celebration, Coral Springs, Dr. Phillips, Durant, Hardee, Howard W. Blake, North Marion, Plant, Oak Ridge, West Nassau and North East. The morning began with the competitors marching around the tract led by a color guard from host Avon Park High school. The cadets stood at attention as the ÂStar Spangled BannerÂ was sung. After colors were presented the teams warmed up together doing exercises before the competition began. The events started at the track, with a mile run with OrlandoÂs Dr. Phillips High SchoolÂs Italo Correa placing Â“rst with a time of 6:02. The other Â“ve activities took place in the gym and included Hang-Time, Push-Ups, Shuttle-Run and Sit & Reach. Retired Colonel Chris Caudill, Aerospace Science Instructor at Avon Park High School said, ÂWe started an Obstacle Course event a few years ago and today it was part of our Â“nal competition of the day because it has grown in popularity.ÂŽ Volunteer Alexia Sboto a student from UCF added, ÂWe made the Obstacle Course a mini Swat Team Challenge. It included rope climbing, JacobÂs Ladder, fast footing through tires, sand bag carry and wall jumping.ÂŽ Baseball players from the South Florida State College helped with set up, timing and counting. Dawson Young, a freshman ballplayer said, ÂWe are here as Âmotivators.ÂÂŽ They weÂre joined by TOM MEISENHEIMER/CORRESPONDENTA color guard of the Avon Park JROTC unit led over 230 participants around the APHS track to begin a Â“tness test day for High School JROTC members from 15 state high schools. COURTESY PHOTOThe Dairy Daughters, Megan Gertken, left, and Avon Park native Shelby Dressel, will open for Love and Theft at Sebring International Raceway.COMMUNITY BRIEFS CONCERT | 7B BRIEFS | 7B Andy Nelson with Dafni Greek Gourmet.FESTIVAL | 10B ROTC | 2B
B2 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | November 7, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com Regular Army volunteers Sergeant First Class Pedro Colon and Sergeant Christopher Lemay from Bradenton. They assisted as judges. A cadre of others served as volunteers as well. Feeding 200 plus cadets and their parents was handled nicely by American Legion Post 69. The Air Force JROTC students competed in four categories Â„ male, female, coed and freshman coed. The school scoring the most points in the last challenge of the day, the Obstacle Course, took home a trophy. Many of the units came by chartered bus the night before and Â“lled area hotels. High School and home schooled students thinking about a career in the military can join JROTC units. To qualify they must be a student in good standing, be of good moral character, able to participate in their JROTC training and be vetted by guidance and admission administrators. Caudill said, ÂThis fall event started as a drill meet, a critical part of teaching discipline and military bearing. However, the Â“tness component is something for a lifetime.ÂŽ The young men and women who participated exuded a fantastic team spirit, discipline, courtesy, as well as a deep love for America.ROTCFROM PAGE 1B TOM MEISENHEIMER/CORRESPONDENTJROTC units salute during the singing of our National Anthem. TOM MEISENHEIMER/CORRESPONDENTBaseball team members from SFSC; from left; Dawson Young, Tyler Tipton, Shane Magrann, Casey Asman, Case Hannum and Hunter Martinez volunteered as timers but mainly as motivators to the participants. TOM MEISENHEIMER/CORRESPONDENTJohn Northcutt, instructor of Aerospace Science at Avon Park High School, reviews his list of the 15 schools from throughout Florida competing in the JROTC Fitness Challenge. TOM MEISENHEIMER/CORRESPONDENTVolunteer Ashlee Carnaltan from Lakeland instructs the units in preparation for the Sit-Up portion of the Â“tness competition. *TWO SHOW DATES* FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21 & SATURDAY, DECEMBER 22Circle Theatre in Downtown Sebring 202 Circle Park Dr., Sebring, FL 33870 Fun for the whole family, no two shows are the same with J3 Vocal Band. Fans can go back in time and sing along with the holiday hits they grew up with, twisting away with the groupÂs upbeat songs and personality as they deliver an exciting, moving and memorable experience, while keeping true to each songÂs original impact. J3 will perform holiday favorites like Â R unR un R u do l p h ÂŽ, Â L i ttl e Dr u mmer Boy ÂŽ, Â C h ris t mas i n Di x ie ÂŽ, and Â Roc k i nÂ aro un d th e C h ris t mas T ree ÂŽ.Coinciding with the holiday merriment, audiences will also get the chance to boogie down to Â50s Â80s hits from artists like Ben E. King, Tanya Tucker, Elvis Presley, Billy Joel, Dixie Cups, Beach Boys, Stevie Nicks, Chuck Berry, Roy Orbison, The Coasters, Roy Hamilton and Bobby Vee, just to name a few. Come a n d see th e h o l iday s h ow th a t th ri ll s a u die n ces year af t er year adno=3625668-1 Celebrate pumpkin season with Decadent Pumpkin Bars, our Pumpkin Roll Cake, and pumpkin pie.The taste of togetherness The taste of togetherness adno=3625447-1 Complete Sales & Service A Mural Book including all the murals of Lake Placid can be purchased at the merchants on this page indicated by: Cost of a Mural Book is $4.00 and it includes details about the artist, a story about each mural, the location and tips to find hidden elements. PLUMBING CONTRACTORS192 E. Interlake Blvd. Lake Placid, FL 33682 LIC # CFC1425935www.cauffieldandsons.comPlumbing Â€ Electric Â€ Pump & Motor Service State CertiÂ“ ed Back Flow Testing & Repair(863) 465-2257 Â€ FAX 465-4640 CAUFFIELD & SONS, INC. HARDWARE The Murals The Murals OF LAKE PLACIDShop Lake Placid for an experience as unique as our murals. hop Lake Placid for an experience as unique as our murals THE ROSE MANadno=3627289-1
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B4 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | November 7, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com LEGAL NOTICES NOTICE OFACTION16 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE T ENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2018-CA-000394 PENNYMAC LOAN SERVICES, LLC Plaintiff, v. THE UNKNOWN PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF DAVID TORAIN; MAUREEN TORAIN; UNKNOWN HEIR, BENEFICIARY AND DEV ISE #1 OF THE ESTATE OF DAVID TORAIN, DECEASED; UNKNOWN HEIR, BENEFICIARY AND DEVISE #2 OF THE ESTATE OF DAVID TORAIN, DECEASED; UNKNOWN HEIR, BENEFICIARY AND DEVISE #3 OF THE ESTATE OF DAVID TORAIN, DECEASD; UNKNOWN HEIR, BENEFICIARY AND DEVISE #4 OF THE ESTATE OF DAVID TORAIN, DECEASED; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DAVID TORAIN; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MAUREEN TORAIN; UNKNOWN PARTY IN POSSESSION 1; UNKNOWN PARTY IN POSSESSION 2, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: Unknown Personal Representative of the Estate of David Torain Last known address: 214 Conestoga Street, Windsor, CT 06095 Unknown Heir, Beneficiary and Devisee #1 of the Estate of David Torain, Deceased Last known address: 214 Conestoga Street, Windsor, CT 06095 Unknown Heir, Beneficiary and Devisee #2 of the Estate of David Torain, Deceased Last known address: 214 Conestoga Street, Windsor, CT 06095 Unknown Heir, Beneficiary and Devisee #3 of the Estate of David Torain, Deceased Last known address: 263 Sweetheart A venue, Lake Placid, FL 33852 Unknown Heir, Beneficiary and Devisee #4 of the Estate of David Torain, Deceased Last known address: 263 Sweetheart A venue, Lake Placid, FL 33852 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to forelcose a mortgage on the following described property in Highlands County, Florida: Lot 11, Block 150, Sun ÂN Lakes Estates, Section 15, according to the map or plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 8, Page(s) 84, of the Public R ecords of Highlands County, Florida. has been filed agaisnt you and you are r equired to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, on Anthony R. Smith, t he PlaintiffÂs attorney, whose address is Sirote & Permutt, P.C., 1201 S. Orlando Ave., Suite 430, Winter Park, FL 32789, on or before thirty (30) days f rom the date of first publication of this N otice, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on the PlaintiffÂs attorney or immediately thereafter; or a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. If you are a person with a disability w ho needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863)5344686 (voice), (863)534-7777 (TDD) or (800)955-8770 (Florida Relay Service), as much in adav ance of your court appearance or v isit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your f unctional limitations and suggest an auxillary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effect ively participate in the court program or service. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the official seal of said Court at Highlands County, Florida, this 24th day of October, 2018. Default Date: December 5, 2018 Bob Germaine as Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Brenda Jimenez DEPUTY CLERK Oct. 31; Nov. 7, 2018 NOTICE OFAUCTION19 PUBLI C AU C TI O N: N O VEMBER 23 2018 AT: 9:00 AM LOCATION: AVON TOWING 1102 KERSEY ST. AVON PARK, FL 33825 Y EAR MAKE VIN # 1991 CADILAC 1G6CD53B3M4272927 Nov. 7, 2018 NOTICE OF HEARING24 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AND INTENT TO ADOPT RESOLUTION Please take notice that a public hearing will be held at 6:00 p.m. on the 20th day of November, 2018, at the City Council Chambers, 368 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. Resolution No. 2018-21 will be presented to the City Council for adoption. A copy of the proposed Resolution can be obtained from the office of the City Clerk. Any person may appear and NOTICE OF HEARING24 be heard with respect to the proposed R esolution. The proposed Resolution is entitled as follows: A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING NEW RATES AND FEES FOR METER SETTINGS, CONNECTIONS, PORTABLE TEMPORARY SERVICES, MONTHLY WATER, FIRE PROTECTION AND SEWER SERVICES CHARGES, AND CONFIRMING ALL OTHER EXISTING RATES, FEES CHARGES FOR THE SEWER AND W ATER STYSTEMS OF THE CITY OF SEBRING, FLORIDA BEGINNING DECEMBER 1, 2018. Pursuant to Section 286.0105 of the Florida Statutes, as amended, the City Council hereby advises that if any inter ested person decides to appeal any decision made by the City Council with respect to any matter considered at the proceedings, he will need a record of the proceeding and that, for such purpose, he may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testim ony and evidedence upon which the appeal it to be based. THE CITY OF SEBRING DOES NOT DISC RIMINATE UPON THE BASIS OF AN IND IVIDUALÂS DISABILITY STATUS. THIS N ON-DISCRIMINATORY POLICY INV OLVES EVERY ASPECT OF THE CITYÂS FUNCTIONS, INCLUDING ONEÂS ACCESS TO, PARTICIPATION IN, EMPLOYM ENT OF, OR TREATMENT IN, ITS P ROGRAMS AND/OR ACTIVITIES, IN A CCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICAN W ITH DISABILITIES ACT, PERSONS W ITH DISABILITIES NEEDING A SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING SHOULD CONTACT KATHY HALEY, CITY CLERK, A T 368 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FLORIDA 33870, TELEPHONE (863)471-5100, NOT LATER THAN TWENTY-FOUR (24) HOURS PRIOR TO THE PROCEEDING. IF HEARING OR VOICE IMPAIRED, PLEASE CALL THE CLERK THROUGH FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE: (TDD) 1-800-955-8771, OR V OICE (V) 1-800-955-8770, VIA FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE. This notice is to be published on November 7, 2018. /s/ Kathy Haley Kathy Haley, City Clerk Robert S. Swaine Swaine & Harris, P.A. 425 South Commerce Avenue S ebring, Florida 33870 City Attorney Nov. 7, 2018 GETRESULTS USECLASSIFIED! NOTICE OFSALE30 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE T ENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 2018-CA-000203 DIVISION: 10 W ELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL A SSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs. CHALONDA MANGWIRO-JOHNS ON; UNKNOWN HEIRS, D EVISEES, GRANTEES, A SSIGNEES, CREDITORS, L IENORS, AND TRUSTEES OF V ELECIA CAMPBELL, DECEASED, A ND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMI NG BY AND THROUGH, UNDER, A GAINST THE NAMED DEFEND ANT(S); UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF C HALONDA MANGWIRO-JOHNS ON; SPRING LAKE PROPERT Y A SSOCIATION, INC.; UNKNOWN PARTIES IN POSSESSION #1, IF LIVING, AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER AND AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR A LIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST A S SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; UNKNOWN PARTIES IN POSSESSION #2, IF LIVING, A ND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER A ND AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, W HETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to order rescheduling foreclosure sale or Final Judgment, entered in Civil Case No. 2018-CA-000203 of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff and CHALONDA MANGWIROJOHNSON are defendant(s), I, Clerk of Court, Robert W. Germaine, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash A T THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M. on November 29, 2018, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 18, BLOCK A, SPRING LAKE V ILLAGE VI, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 10, PAGE 21, 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. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Cyndi S. Dassinger DEPUTY CLERK OF COURT 18-311542 FC01 WNI Nov. 7, 14, 2018 NOTICE OFSALE30 Notice o f Public S ale f or C haney Used Cars on 11/13/18 of 2007 Dodge Ram vin# 3d7kr19d07g784430 Location: Chaneys Used Cars Address: 1500 U.S. 27 S. Avon Park FL 33825. This sale will be conducted by Randy Kincaid FL LIC# AB551-AU905. This is a CASH only sale. The sale will begin promptly at 10:00 AM Notice o f Public S ale f or C haney Used Cars on 11/13/18 of 2010 GMC Terrain Vin# 2CTALDEW8A6228292 Location: Chaneys Used Cars Address: 1500 U.S. 27 S. Avon Park FL 33825. This sale will be conducted by Randy Kincaid FL LIC# AB551-AU905. This is a CASH only sale. The sale will begin promptly at 10:00 AM NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE/DISPOSAL A ccording to the Florida Self Storage A ct, the following units located at S torage Zone Self Storage, 1866 S. W ilburn Drive, Avon Park, FL 33825, w ill be disposed/sold on November 2 3, 2018 at 11:00 AM. All units are s aid to contain household goodsu nless otherwise stated. UNIT NUMBERS AND NAMES ARE AS FOLLOWS: UnitName A -025 Tammy Gomez B-024Salvatore Bologna C -070Regine Toussaint E-038Al Donaldson E -049 Gerilynne Lampkin E-069 Harold Peralta F -032 Lorenzo Williams Disposition being made to satisfy landl ordÂs lien. Management reserves all r ights under Florida Law. All payments m ust be made in cash. Nov. 7, 14, 2018 TAX DEEDS32 N O TI C E O F APPLI C ATI O N FOR TAX DEED 18000155 CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that MARGARET BOWLES BOWLES TL, LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 155 Y ear of Issuance: 06-01-2011 Tax ID: C-01-33-28-010-0000-6100 D escription of Property: LOTS 6100, 6101, AND 6102, AVON PARK LAKES, UNIT 19, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 14, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHL ANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: SJRS ENTERPRISES LLC, SJRS ENTERPRISES LLC, All of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 5th day of December, 2018. Dated this 29th day of October, 2018 Robert W. Germaine Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida / s/ Robin Dodd ROBIN DODD, Deputy Clerk Nov. 7, 2018 P.O. NO.: 18000155 ADVERTISE In TheClassifieds! NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 18000162 CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that JP ENTERPRIISES the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 2574 Year of Issuance: 06-01-2011 Tax ID: C-04-34-28-110-1940-0170 Description of Property: LOT 17, BLOCK 194, SUN N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING, UNIT 11, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 69, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: PRISCILLA CALDERON, All of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 5th day of December, 2018. Dated this 29th day of October, 2018 Robert W. Germaine Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida / s/ Robin Dodd ROBIN DODD, Deputy Clerk Nov. 7, 2018 P.O. NO.: 18000162 N O TI C E O F APPLI C ATI O N FOR TAX DEED 18000165 CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that JORDAN JAMES MITCHELL the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 716 Y ear of Issuance: 06-01-2016 Tax ID: C-19-33-28-060-0310-0061 Description of Property: W EST 1/2 OF LOT 6, BLOCK 31, AVON PARK ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 10, PAGE 15, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: DIMAS LOPEZ RIVAS, DIMAS LOPEZ RIVAS, A ll of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 5th day of December, 2018. Dated this 29th day of October, 2018 Robert W. Germaine Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida / s/ Robin Dodd ROBIN DODD, Deputy Clerk Nov. 7, 2018 P.O. NO.: 18000165 TAX DEEDS32 N O TI C E O F APPLI C ATI O N FOR TAX DEED 18000271 CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that WILLIAM K. B RANTLEY II the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 12962 Y ear of Issuance: 06-01-2016 Tax ID: C-22-37-30-220-2850-0110 Description of Property: LOT 11, BLOCK 285, SUN N LAKES ESTATE, SECTION 22, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 16, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: OMAF ELECT SUPPLIES INC; All of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 28th day of November, 2018. Dated this 27th day of August, 2018 Robert W. Germaine Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida / s/ Cynthia Norka CYNTHIA NORKA, Deputy Clerk Oct. 24, 31; Nov. 7, 14, 2018 P.O. NO.: 18000271 N O TI C E O F APPLI C ATI O N FOR TAX DEED 18000273 CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. N OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that WILLIAM K. BRANTLEY II the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate n umber and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 13029 Y ear of Issuance: 06-01-2016 Tax ID: C-22-37-30-250-3290-0070 Description of Property: LOT 7, BLOCK 329, SUN N LAKES ESTATE, SECTION 25, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 29, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: BIENVENIDA VELAZQUEZ RODRIGUEZ; BIENVENIDA VELAZQUEZ RODRIGUEZ; A ll of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 28th day of November, 2018. Dated this 29th day of August, 2018 Robert W. Germaine Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida / s/ Cynthia Norka CYNTHIA NORKA, Deputy Clerk Oct. 24, 31; Nov. 7, 14, 2018 P.O. NO.: 18000273 N O TI C E O F APPLI C ATI O N FOR TAX DEED 18000274 CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that WILLIAM K. BRANTLEY II the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 13039 Y ear of Issuance: 06-01-2016 Tax ID: C-22-37-30-250-3400-0050 Description of Property: LOT 5, BLOCK 340, SUN N LAKES ESTATE, SECTION 25, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 29, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: BOB L LINCOLN; A ll of said property being in the County of H ighlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highl ands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 28th day of November, 2018. Dated this 29th day of August, 2018 Robert W. Germaine Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida / s/ Cynthia Norka CYNTHIA NORKA, Deputy Clerk Oct. 24, 31; Nov. 7, 14, 2018 P.O. NO.: 18000274 N O TI C E O F APPLI C ATI O N FOR TAX DEED 18000275 CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that WILLIAM K. BRANTLEY II the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 13044 Y ear of Issuance: 06-01-2016 Tax ID: C-22-37-30-260-3280-0420 Description of Property: LOT 42, BLOCK 328, SUN N LAKES ESTATE, SECTION 26, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 35, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: JOSEPH R EMILE; A ll of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 28th day of November, 2018. Dated this 27th day of August, 2018 Robert W. Germaine Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida / s/ Cynthia Norka CYNTHIA NORKA, Deputy Clerk Oct. 24, 31; Nov. 7, 14, 2018 P.O. NO.: 18000275 N O TI C E O F APPLI C ATI O N FOR TAX DEED 18000276 CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that WILLIAM K. BRANTLEY II the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 13073 Y ear of Issuance: 06-01-2016 Tax ID: C-22-37-30-270-3730-0070 Description of Property: LOT 7, BLOCK 373, SUN N LAKES ESTATE, SECTION 27, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 44, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: TAX DEEDS32 ANT O NI O O LVERA PALAF O X; A ll of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 28th day of November, 2018. Dated this 27th day of August, 2018 Robert W. Germaine Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida / s/ Cynthia Norka CYNTHIA NORKA, Deputy Clerk Oct. 24, 31; Nov. 7, 14, 2018 P.O. NO.: 18000276 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 18000277 CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that SHEILA OGSB URY the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 5680 Year of Issuance: 06-01-2011 Tax ID: C-04-34-28-160-3400-0330 Description of Property: LOT 33, BLOCK 340, SUN N LAKES ESTATES OF SEBRING, UNIT 16, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 10, PAGE 4, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: DAVID N LINDSTROM; ROSYLY A LINDSTROM; All of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 28th day of November, 2018. Dated this 27th day of August, 2018 Robert W. Germaine Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida / s/ Cynthia Norka CYNTHIA NORKA, Deputy Clerk Oct. 24, 31; Nov. 7, 14, 2018 P.O. NO.: 18000277 N O TI C E O F APPLI C ATI O N FOR TAX DEED 18000281 CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that GARNET ROCK LLC 616 the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 546 Year of Issuance: 06-01-2016 Tax ID: A-10-33-28-030-0000-0070 Description of Property: LOT 7, TWIN LAKES SUBDIVISION, .28 ACRES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 16, PAGE 80, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: GEORGE C THOMAS JR; KELLY A THOMAS; All of said property being in the County of H ighlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highl ands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 28th day of Nov ember, 2018. Dated this 27th day of August, 2018 Robert W. Germaine Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida / s/ Cynthia Norka CYNTHIA NORKA, Deputy Clerk Oct. 24, 31; Nov. 7, 14, 2018 P.O. NO.: 18000281 N O TI C E O F APPLI C ATI O N FOR TAX DEED 18000285 CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that COMAIN XI TAX LIEN FUND LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 73 Year of Issuance: 06-01-2011 Tax ID: C-01-33-28-010-0000-2662 Description of Property: LOT 2662, 2663, 2664, 2665, AND 2666, AVON PARK LAKES, UNIT 9, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 100, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: EARL R MCCLEERY ESTATE; EARL R MCCLEERY; HAZEL MCCLEERY; All of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 12th day of December, 2018. Dated this 11th day of September, 2018 Robert W. Germaine Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida / s/ Cynthia Norka CYNTHIA NORKA, Deputy Clerk Oct. 24, 31; Nov. 7, 14, 2018 P.O. NO.: 18000285 N O TI C E O F APPLI C ATI O N FOR TAX DEED 18000286 CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that COMAIN XI TAX LIEN FUND LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 113 Year of Issuance: 06-01-2011 Tax ID: C-01-33-28-010-0000-4624 Description of Property: LOT 4624 AND 4625, AVON PARK LAKES, UNIT 15, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 8, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: KOREEN JOHNSON; All of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 12th day of December, 2018. Dated this 11th day of September, 2018 Robert W. Germaine Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida / s/ Cynthia Norka CYNTHIA NORKA, Deputy Clerk Oct. 24, 31; Nov. 7, 14, 2018 P.O. NO.: 18000286 TAX DEEDS32 N O TI C E O F APPLI C ATI O N FOR TAX DEED 18000287 CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that COMAIN XI T AX LIEN FUND LLC the holder of the follow ing certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 130 Year of Issuance: 06-01-2011 Tax ID: C-01-33-28-010-0000-4990 Description of Property: LOT 4990 AND 4991, AVON PARK LAKES, UNIT 16, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 9, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGH LANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: JOYCE ARLENE ZEMPEL TRUST; JOYCE AR LENE ZEMPEL; SHIRLEY ZEMPEL; All of said property being in the County o f Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to la w the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at High lands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in ac cordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes a t 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 12th day of De cember, 2018. Dated this 11th day of September, 2018 Robert W. Germaine Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida / s/ Cynthia Norka CYNTHIA NORKA, Deputy Clerk Oct. 24, 31; Nov. 7, 14, 2018 P.O. NO.: 18000287 N O TI C E O F APPLI C ATI O N FOR TAX DEED 18000288 CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that COMAIN XI TAX LIEN FUND LLC the holder of the follow i ng certificate has filed said certificates for a t ax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 141 Year of Issuance: 06-01-2011 Tax ID: C-01-33-28-010-0000-5211 Description of Property: LOT 5211 AND 5212, AVON PARK LAKES, UNIT 17, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 10, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGH LANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: WILLIAM R KEAN; All of said property being in the County o f Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to la w the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at High lands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in ac cordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes a t 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 12th day of De cember, 2018. Dated this 11th day of September, 2018 Robert W. Germaine Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida / s/ Cynthia Norka CYNTHIA NORKA, Deputy Clerk Oct. 24, 31; Nov. 7, 14, 2018 P.O. NO.: 18000288 N O TI C E O F APPLI C ATI O N FOR TAX DEED 18000289 CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that COMAIN XI TAX LIEN FUND LLC the holder of the follow ing certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 142 Year of Issuance: 06-01-2011 Tax ID: C-01-33-28-010-0000-5213 Description of Property: LOT 5213 AND 5214, AVON PARK LAKES, UNIT 17, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 10, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGH LANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: WILLIAM R KEAN; All of said property being in the County o f H ighlands, State of Florida. Unless said cert ificate shall be redeemed according to la w the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at High l ands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in ac cordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes a t 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 12th day of De cember, 2018. Dated this 11th day of September, 2018 Robert W. Germaine Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida / s/ Cynthia Norka CYNTHIA NORKA, Deputy Clerk Oct. 24, 31; Nov. 7, 14, 2018 P.O. NO.: 18000289 N O TI C E O F APPLI C ATI O N FOR TAX DEED 18000290 CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that COMAIN XI TAX LIEN FUND LLC the holder of the follow ing certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 196 Year of Issuance: 06-01-2011 Tax ID: C-01-33-28-010-0000-7190 Description of Property: LOT 7190 AND 7191, AVON PARK LAKES, UNIT 22, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 18, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGH LANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: TATA MARSEILLE; All of said property being in the County o f Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to la w the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at High lands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in ac cordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes a t 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 12th day of De cember, 2018. Dated this 11th day of September, 2018 Robert W. Germaine Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida / s/ Cynthia Norka CYNTHIA NORKA, Deputy Clerk Oct. 24, 31; Nov. 7, 14, 2018 P.O. NO.: 18000290 N O TI C E O F APPLI C ATI O N FOR TAX DEED 18000291 CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that COMAIN XI TAX LIEN FUND LLC the holder of the follow ing certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 292 Year of Issuance: 06-01-2011 Tax ID: C-01-33-28-010-0001-1425 Description of Property: LOTS 11425 AND 11426, AVON PARK LAKES, UNIT 35, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 39, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGH LANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed:
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B6 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | November 7, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com HELPWANTED2001 Housekeeper WantedWeekly or Bi-Weekly Call Mrs P. at 863-699-1417 Janitorial Staff MemberWe are looking for a dependable hard working team member. Applicants must be able to pass a background check & random drug screening. Fulltime employment: MÂ…F 8amÂ… 5pm Starting salary: $9.50/hr Job duties are mostly outdoors, servicing a 4-story building and include: Use of a backpack blower 3xÂs weekly to blow exterior walkways, parking areas, all common areas; Dust, clean, and/ or spot wash railings, walkways, doors, window sills, light fixtures, walls and 36 slip boat dock daily; Empty and clean trash rooms, ashtrays, etc.; Clean, disinfect, polish, and sanitize lobby, fitness center and pool rest rooms; Cleaning of a lakefront beach area weekly; Use of a pressure washer monthly as needed; Other duties as assigned. Experience with the above job duties is required.We will be accep ting resumes via email ONLY. Please no walk inÂs as no one will be able to assist you. We will begin interviewing the first week of Nov 2018. Please send all resumes to:aroth@condominium associates.com HARVE S TER S NEEDED H arvester needs 200 temporary w orkers to cultivate and harvest c itrus, watermelon and blueberr ies, 11-21-18 to 06-02-19. The e mployer is Johnson Harvesti ng, Inc. Workers will be paid $ 11.29 per hour depending on w ork location and piece rate(s) m ay be offered depending on c rop activity, but will be guarant eed $11.29 per hour rate. W orksites are located in D eSoto, Hardee, Polk, Pasco, H illsborough, Manatee, Lake, H endry, Lee, Collier, and Highlands Counties, Florida. E mployer will guarantee the opp ortunity for work for the hourly e quivalent of 3/4 of the hours of t he work period. The employer w ill provide the tools necessary t o perform the described job dut ies without charge to the w orker. Housing will be prov ided for individual workers o utside normal commuting dist ance. For workers residing b eyond normal commuting dist ances, reasonable transportat ion and subsistence expenses t o the worksite will be provided o r paid by the employer after c ompletion of 50% of the work p eriod. Apply for this job at the F lorida One-Stop Career Center o ffice located at 2160 Northe ast Roan Avenue, Arcadia, FL 3 4266 (863)-993-1008 using j ob listing number FL10814496. HARDEE CO. BOCC PUBLIC WORKS DIVISION AutomotiveMechanic (FL ÂAÂŽ or ÂBÂŽ CDL) $13.86$19.11/hr. + ben. pkg. Equipment Operator (FL DL) $11.41-$15.73/hr. + ben. pkg. Bridge Worker I (FL ÂBÂŽCDL) $11.41-$15.73/hr. + ben. pkg. Parts/Warranty Technician(FL DL) $10.93-$15.07/hr +ben. pkg.Maintenance Worker II (FL DL) $10.93-$15.07/hr.+ben pkgPositions include 100% paid Health Insurance for Employee Coverage. Job descriptions @ www.hardeecounty.net w/application. Submit: HR, 205 Hanchey Rd., Wauchula, FL 33873 863-773-2161. Positions open until filled. Learn to Drive a TruckGet your Commercial Driver's License today at South Florida State College. Scholarships are available to eligible participants. 863-784-7033 C onscientious, Motivated individuals who take pride in their work! M-F 8a-4p. Apply in Person : GriffinÂs Dry Cleaners, 212 S. Ridgewood Dr., Sebring FT Truck Driver~Avon ParkHS Diploma or GED; 1 yr verifiable experience & CDL ÂAÂŽ current DOT certificate required. $18/hr Must pass background c heck. Call 800-929-2715ask for Mike Solis or Rob Da g ue Full-Time ReceptionistNeeded for Busy Professional Insurance office in Sebring. HS diploma, computer and phone skills required. Bilingual a plus. Benefits package offered. Please email resumes to email@example.com HELPWANTED2001 The Town of Lake Placid is accepting applications for the Public Works Department. General Public Works employee is required to work in several capacities from sanitation to maintenance of town roads, parks, and facilities. This position requires a State of Florida issued CDL type A or B driver license with a clean driving record. Staring pay for CDL Licensed employee with clean driving record, agreeable to performing all tasks in the job description as needed is $12.40 per hour for up to four CDL licensed employees. Vacation, sick leave, family death leave benefits. State retirement benefits transferable to or from any other job in the Florida State Retirement system. Interested parties should submit applications and resumes as stated on website. http://www.lakeplacidfl.net/ bulletin/employment.html ALL APPLICATIONS MAY BE SUBMITTED TO: Town of Lake Placid, 311 West Interlake Boulevard, Lake Placid, Fl. 33852 OR EMAILED TO firstname.lastname@example.org .The Town of Lake Placid is an ÂEqual Employment OpportunityÂŽ employer & ÂDrug Free Work Environment.ÂŽ Class A CDL Truck DriversNeeded to haul citrus throughout Central FL. Must have valid Class A CDL lic. & clean driving record. EOE/Drug Free Workplace.Call 863-441-8323 HARDEE COUNTY UTILITIES (HCUD)Seeking FL dual licensed Water/Water Waste operator: Senior Utilities Operator (ÂAÂŽ & ÂBÂŽ licÂs.) $23.78$32.78/hr + benefits; or, Utility Operator II (ÂB/BÂŽ licÂs) $21.51-$29.65/hr + benefits; or, Utility Operator I (ÂC/CÂŽ licÂs) $20.55-$28.33/hr + benefits. Performing and organizing department O&M. Water & WW FL operator licenses, or for UOII/SUO can obtain both ÂBÂŽ or higher within on e year. See complete descriptions at www.hardeecounty.net with applications to: HR, 205 Hanchey Rd, Wauchula, FL 33873. 863-773-2161. Filled as needed and based on qualifications. EOE-F/M/V MEDICAL2030 F/T Medical PaymentPosting/Accounts ReceivableExperience Required Benefits AvailableSubmit resume to: gechevarria@ floridajointspine.com Full-Time 3p-11p Position LPN or RN 24 bed Intermediate care facility for the developmental disabled. Low patient ratio Dynamic Team Environment! Essential Criteria:Current Florida RN/LPN license; Demonstrated interpersonal & written communication skills; Experience a plus but will train.Fax resume:863-452-2223 Attention to Angelina Cantera, DON; Apply Online at thementornetwork.com Apply in Person at Florida Mentor, Avon Park Cluster, 55 E. College Dr., Avon Park. 863-453-0186 GETRESULTS USECLASSIFIED! OAKS AT AVONReaders Choice Award Facility HIRING CNAs Full/Part-Time, all shifts~New Wages!!~Benefits for FT!!Apply at 1010 Hwy 27N Avon Park or fax resume toTammy Padilla at863-453-5308 MEDICAL2030 Oaks at AvonReaders Choice Award FacilityHIRING RNs New Wages Full-Time & Part-Time Positions Flexible Shifts Available Career Advancement OpportunitiesAll Eligible Applicants will be Interviewed Directly.Apply at 1010 US Hwy 27 N., Avon Park or fax resume to Tammy Padilla at 863-453-5308 Oaks at AvonReaders Choice Award Facility HIRING LPNs Full-Time & Part-Time Career Advancement OpportunitiesHighly Competitve SalariesAll Eligible Applicants will be Interviewed DirectlyApply at 1010 US Hwy 27 N., Avon Park or fax resumeto Tammy Padilla at 863-453-5308 Highlands Urgent CareOpen Position:Full-Time Physician Email Resume:kadelberg@ tcmahealthcare.com C a s h i n w i t h C l a s s RN Nursing Supervisor Mixture of 7-3, 3-11 Shifts Apply in person at Florida Mentor, Avon Park Cluster, 55 W. College Dr., Avon Park. Contact Angelina or Vanessa863-453-0186 thementornetwork.com RN WEEKEND MANAGERRoyal Care of Avon Park currently has a part-time position available for a Register Nurse to work every other weekend as the facility Weekend Nurse Manager. For more details please contact Temeka Hipps, DON at 863-4536674. 1213 W Stratford Rd., Avon Park. EOE, DFWP, M/F. Unit Manager/ Care Team ManagerRN/LPNÂ…Long Term CareSign On Bonus Rewarding Work Environment Competitive Compensation and Benefits!Responsibilities: Supervise day-to-day nursing activities performed by charge nurses & the certified nursing assistants (CNAÂs) on their team. Monitor resident care to ensure it meets the federal, state & local standards, guidelines and regulations. Assign tasks and eval uate employee job performance. Mentor, coach & support unit staff. Supervision experience and long term care experience required. Must have current Florida RN/LPN License.Join Our Team. Voted Best in Highlands County! 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TRAILER & ACCESSORIES7341 Utility Trailer~ 5x9, extremely strong. 15ÂŽ tires. $475. 863-414-2345 CYCLES/MOPEDS/ SCOOTERS7360 2009 Suzuki 650 Bergman White, great cond! Well maintained. Great Christmas gift! $3,500. 607-237-1134 2012 H ar l ey D av id son T r ik e red/merlot, lots of extras! Great cond., less than 6k mi! 1yr left on warr. $25k.863-402-0466 CAMPERS/ TRAVELTRAILERS7370 2006 Lance Truck Camper M odel #1181~ exc cond., large s lide out, thermopane windows, g enerator & awnings, $17,500.239-572-0798/863-664-0172 2013 Crossroads Sunset Trail 5th wh~ 3 slides (1 in front), outdoor kit, TV, CD player & propane generator! Unique! $18k 407-569-6434 I BuyTravel Trailers, 5th Wheels, Motor Homes & Trucks.I Come to You!813-713-3217 T urnyou r trashinto cash! Advertise youryard sa l e! PUT CLASSIFIEDS TOWORK FORYOU!FINDAJOB! BUYAHOME! BUYACAR! over that now,ÂŽ Stephen said. ÂItÂs easy to fall into that when youÂre working in the Nashville system and trying to please everybody. But eventually you come around and realize that you need to be true to yourself. I donÂt mind that songs like ÂWhiskey On My BreathÂ and ÂEverybody Drives DrunkÂ may be a little controversial, because theyÂre honest, and I think that theyÂll make people think about how they feel about life. ÂThose songs are both really personal for us,ÂŽGunderson continued. ÂThey show a side of us thatÂs legitimately us, and how weÂve grown up and matured in the time that weÂve been in this business. But there are plenty of songs on this album that are just good, fun songs, and thatÂs still a side of us too.ÂŽ General admission to the Saturday evening concert is $30. As a special bonus to concert-goers, concert tickets are good for admission all weekend to the inaugural IMSA Michelin Encore fourhour endurance race on Sunday. Overnight parking passes for recreational vehicles are available for an additional $30. All tickets will be sold at the gate.CONCERTFROM PAGE 1B from 4-7 p.m. on the second Friday of the month, now through May, in front of Big DÂs Garage Bar, 800 U.S. Hwy 27 South in Lake Placid. Music, 50/50, door prizes and more. Sponsored by Advance Auto Parts, Big DÂs Garage Bar, Wing Shack & More Restaurant and Quick Lube & Car Wash. Spectators welcome. For information, call Dave at 239-287-4765.Ladies of a Loss monthly meetingSEBRING Â„ Ladies of a Loss will meet at Spring Lake Presbyterian Church at 11:30 a.m. on the fourth Thursday of each month for a meeting then go out to lunch. No cost to join. Events and activities will be planned for the month. For information, contact Donna Williams at 317-402-0914.EAA Chapter 1240 to meetSEBRING Â„ The Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 1240 is to meet at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8, at the EAA Aviation Development Center at Sebring Regional Airport. Potluck dinner with main course provided by Chapter. Presentation and speaker to follow. Public welcome. For information, call John Rousch at 863-273-0522 or jhr@ stratomail.net.Joey Tenuto Band liveLAKE PLACID Â„ The American Legion Post 25 will host Joey Tenuto Band from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 9, at the Lodge, 1490 U.S. 27 North in Lake Placid. Food served 5-7 p.m. For information, call 863-465-0975.Purse BashLAKE PLACID Â„ The Genesis Center is hosting a Purse Bash at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10 at the Genesis Center, 218 E. Belleview in Lake Placid. Dinner and rafÂ”e. Designer and luxury bags, gift baskets and prizes. Proceeds beneÂ“t Placid Lodge 282 F&AM. For information or tickets, call Robert at 863-257-3233.Day of HopeAVON PARK Â„ Crossroads Community Church and Convoy of Hope have partnered to bless Avon Park with a Day of Hope from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10 at Donaldson Park in Avon Park. Food, tents, bounce houses, lunch and entertainment available.Quarter auctionLAKE PLACID Â„ The Caladium Arts & Crafts Co-Operative will host a Quarter Auction at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, 132 E. Interlake Blvd. Doors open at 10 a.m. Paddles $5, limited seating. Refreshments available during auction.Indoor craft bazaarLAKE PLACID Â„ Ladies of the Elks host their second annual Holiday Bazaar 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, 200 CR 621 in Lake Placid (behind Save-A-Lot). Over 20 Local crafters and vendors. ÂCookies by the pound.ÂŽ Breakfast and lunch will be served. For information or table reservations, call Pat Jones at 863-465-9772.Hope Street MarketSEBRING Â„ Emmanuel United Church of Christ will host its Hope Street Market 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, 3115 Hope Street. Home decor, garden, jewelry, collectibles and more. Kitchen opens at 8 a.m. Lunch available. There will also be a church member bake sale. For information, call 863-471-1999.Christmas Shoppe saleLAKE PLACID Â„ A Christmas Shoppe sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, at St. James Catholic Church Social Hall, 3380 Placid View Drive in Lake Placid. Christmas items, baked goods, plants, religious items and a rafÂ”e. Serving tea, coffee and goodies.Craft fair and white elephantLAKE PLACID Â„ Tropical Harbor Estates will have a Craft Fair and White Elephant from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, 27 Rickert Drive in Lake Placid.Tanglewood annual craft and hobby fairSEBRING Â„ TanglewoodÂs annual Craft and Hobby Fair will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, in Tanglewood. All kinds of crafts including Â“ne art, knit, Christmas, household and more. Quilt rafÂ”e, snack bar and free admission.Tomoka Heights rummage saleLAKE PLACID Â„ Tomoka Heights will host a Rummage Sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10. Baked goods, jewelry, baked goods, kitchenware and furniture. The Paradise Hot Dog & Grill food truck will also be on hand.Free essential oils classSEBRING Â„ A free essential oils seminar will be given at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Sebring Public Library, 319 W. Center Ave. in Sebring. Admission is free and one door prize awarded per class. Seating is limited. To register or for information, call or text 540-742-2381 or email imashrout@ gmail.com.EAA hosts pancake breakfastSEBRING Â„ The Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 1240 will serve Pancake Breakfast from 8-10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, at the EAA Aviation Development Center at Sebring Regional Airport. Menu includes sausage, bacon, pancakes (regular and blueberry), hash browns and scrambled eggs. Proceeds support STEM curriculum. Public welcome. For information, call John Rousch at 863-273-0522 or jhr@ stratomail.net.Membership meetingSebring Â„ Sebring Hills Association, Inc. will hold a Membership Meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 12, 200 Lark Ave. in Sebring. For information, call 863-382-1554.Veterans Day observedSEBRING Â„ The Veterans Council of Highlands County will hold a ceremony to observe Veterans Day on Nov. 11 at 2 p.m., at the Military Sea Services Museum, 1402 Roseland Ave. in Sebring. This yearÂs ceremony will focus on the Korean ConÂ”ict. Public welcome. An open house and free guided tours will follow. For information, call 863-385-0992.Heartland Pops Concert SeasonAVON PARK Â„ The Heartland Pops Concert Band will begin their 9th season with a pair of VeteranÂs Day concerts, the Â“rst at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11 at First Baptist Church in Avon Park, 100 N. Lake Ave. For more information, call 863-314-8877.Veterans Day ceremony on The CircleSEBRING Â„ The American Legion Post 74 will have a Veterans Day Ceremony at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11, at Sebring Circle to remember those who made the ultimate sacriÂ“ce. All veterans, veteran organizations and the public are invited. A wreath will be placed on the monument to honor the soldiers and families.Almost Live performingLAKE PLACID Â„ The American Legion Post 25 will host Almost Live from 6-9 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Lodge, 1490 U.S. 27 North in Lake Placid. Food served 5-7 p.m. For information, call 863-465-0975.BRIEFSFROM PAGE 1B
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By ADAM C. SMITHTAMPA BAY TIMESTALLAHASSEE Â„ Florida broke the hearts of Democrats once again Tuesday, as President Donald TrumpÂs anointed gubernatorial candidate, Ron DeSantis, edged out presumed frontrunner Andrew Gillum. The photo Â“ nish delivered FloridaÂs top ofÂ“ ce to the GOP for a sixth straight election, and is sure to leave Democrats shattered about how they could lose an election where they seemed to have so many advantages. Dozens of polls showed Gillum consistently holding a narrow lead over DeSantis, and state Democrats were optimistic that the presidentÂs unpopularity, DeSantisÂ close association with Trump and enthusiasm among Gillum supporters would end two decades of utter GOP dominance over state government. Democratic strength in urban areas fell barely shy of overcoming the overwhelming Republican strength most everywhere else. The result is that Republican not only will continue to control the governorÂs ofÂ“ ce and Legislature, but Gov.-Elect DeSantis also will appoint three state Supreme Court justices and shift the court rightward for a generation. An Ivy League former Navy JAG, DeSantis, 40, was in many respects the status quo candidate, promising to keep Florida heading in the direction it is already going. The highest turnout midterm election Florida has seen in decades served as a referendum on Trump, who two years ago narrowly won FloridaÂs 27 electoral votes. To a lesser extent, it also served as referendum on 20 years of one-party Republican rule. Florida validated both, even if it was a squeaker. And a nerve-wracking night. After polls in most of the state closed at 7 p.m., early returns showed Gillum and Democratic incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson slightly ahead. At DeSantisÂ election night gathering at OrlandoÂs Rosen Centre Hotel, about 200 people quietly and nervously sipped cocktails and looked at their phones in the dimly lit ballroom. Then, shortly after about 8 p.m., returns from the western Panhandle in the Central Time Zone came in. GillumÂs small lead quickly shrank then reversed to a slight lead by DeSantis and Rick Scott. Congressman Matt Gaetz, a close DeSantis ally and surrogate, walked past the area where reporters were cordoned off from the crowd to proclaim, with a Â“ st pump, Âthe Panhandle is coming in!ÂŽ ÂIÂm so anxious and so excited!ÂŽ he said, throwing his head back. He was wearing a leather jacket with patches referencing his military service, ELECTION RESULTSMIDTERM GOVERNOR Ron DeSantis (REP) .....................49.87% Andrew Gillum (DEM) .........................48.91% Darcy Richardson (REF) ....................... .57% Kyle Gibson (NPA)................................ .30% Ryan Foley (NPA) ................................. .18% Bruce Stanley (NPA) ............................ .18% U.S. SENATE Bill Nelson (DEM) ................................49.65% Rick Scott (REP) ..........................50.35% U.S. HOUSE, DISTRICT 17 Greg Steube (REP) ......................62.26% April Freeman (Allen Ellison) (DEM) ....37.74% CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER Jimmy Patronis (REP) ..................52.05% Jeremy Ring (DEM) ..............................47.95% STATE REPRESENTATIVE, DISTRICT 74 James Buchanan (REP) ................56.92% Tony Mowry (DEM) ..............................40.50% Robert Kaplan (NPA) ........................... 2.58% ATTORNEY GENERAL Ashley Moody (REP) ....................52.42% Sean Shaw (DEM) ................................45.80% Jeffrey Siskind (NPA) ........................... 1.78% COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE Matt Caldwell (REP) ....................50.25% Nikki Fried (DEM) ................................49.75% STATE ATTORNEY, 20TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT Amira Fox (REP) .......................... 100.00% STATE SENATOR, DISTRICT 23 Joe Gruters (REP) ........................56.48% Faith Olivia Babis (DEM) ......................43.52% STATE SENATOR, DISTRICT 26 Ben Albritton (REP) ....................65.10% Catherine Price (DEM) .........................34.90% CHARLOTTE COMMISSION, DISTRICT 4 Stephen R. Deutsch (REP)............61.39% Joan Fischer (DEM) ..............................38.61% CHARLOTTE SCHOOL BOARD, DISTRICT 1 Cathy Janiak ........................................43.21% Cara Reynolds ............................56.79% CHARLOTTE AIRPORT AUTHORITY, DISTRICT 4 Kathleen Coppola (REP) ..............70.81% Joseph Makray (NPA) ..........................29.19% SARASOTA COMMISSIONER, DISTRICT 2 Christian Ziegler (REP) ................55.54% Ruta Jouniari (DEM) ............................44.46% SARASOTA COMMISSIONER, DISTRICT 4 Alan Maio (REP) ..........................53.89% Wesley Anne Beggs (DEM) ..................46.11% PUNTA GORDA CITY COUNCIL, DIST. 2 Debby Carey ...............................51.68% Rachel Keesling ...................................48.32% NORTH PORT COMMISSION, DIST. 4 Pete Emrich ...............................61.62% Kevin Rose ...........................................38.38% NORTH PORT COMMISSION, DIST. 5 Peter Bartolotta ..................................46.15% Jill Luke .....................................53.88% Sarasota County Charter Amendment Single Member District YES ..................................................59.89% NO ..............................................................40.11%Bond Referendum, Legacy Trail YES ..................................................70.58% NO ..............................................................29.42%City of North Port Charter Referendum YES ..................................................58.67% NO ..............................................................41.33%Charlotte County School Dist., Ad Valorem Millage YES ..................................................56.22% NO ..............................................................43.78% Justice of the Supreme Court retention Â„ Alan Lawson YES ..................................................71.43% NO ..............................................................28.57% District Court of Appeal, retention Â„ Anthony Black YES ..................................................73.57% NO ..............................................................26.43% District Court of Appeal, retention Â„ Darryl Casanueva YES ..................................................69.89% NO ..............................................................30.11% District Court of Appeal, retention Â„ Edward LaRose YES ..................................................71.88% NO ..............................................................28.12% District Court of Appeal, retention Â„ Susan Rothstein-Youakim YES ..................................................72.54% NO ..............................................................27.46%Amendment 1: Increased homestead property tax exemption YES .............................................................58.10% NO ...................................................41.90%Amendment 2: Limitations on property tax assessments YES ..................................................66.46% NO ..............................................................33.54%Amendment 3: Voter control of gambling YES ..................................................71.44% NO ..............................................................28.56%Amendment 4: Voter restoration YES ..................................................64.41% NO .............................................................35.59%Amendment 5: Supermajority vote to raise taxes YES ..................................................65.78% NO ..............................................................34.22%Amendment 6: Rights of crime victims YES ..................................................61.63% NO ..............................................................38.37%Amendment 7: 1st responder/military survivor benefits, public colleges/universities YES ..................................................65.76% NO ..............................................................34.24%Amendment 9: Prohibits offshore oil/gas drilling/ vaping indoor workspaces YES ..................................................68.74% NO ..............................................................31.26%Amendment 10: State/local government structure YES ..................................................63.23% NO ..............................................................36.77%Amendment 11: Property rights, removal of provision, criminal statutes YES ..................................................62.09% NO ..............................................................37.91%Amendment 12: Lobbying, abuse of office YES ..................................................78.90% NO ..............................................................21.10%Amendment 13: Ends dog racing YES ..................................................68.91% NO ..............................................................31.09%MIDTERM ELECTION2018 Wednesday, November 7, 2018 A SPECIAL EDITION OF THE SUN AP FILE PHOTOSIn this Oct. 31 Â“ le photo President Donald Trump, center, talks with Republican Gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis, left, an d Florida Gov. Rick Scott after arriving on Air Force One in Fort Myers. President Donald Trump stands behind Florida Governor Rick Scott in Pensacola. By BRIANNA KWASNIKSTAFF WRITERAfter two years of hard work and campaigning, the Charlotte County Yes! For Success amendment came to fruition. Yes! For Success, also referred to as the millage referendum, proposed homeowners pay an additional $1 for every $1,000 of property value. The plan will bring an additional $17 million to the district. Members of the School Board and supporters of the referendum were at the Historic Charlotte County Courthouse in downtown Punta Gorda to watch the results come in. With early voting and mail-in ballots counted, the referendum showed an early and wide lead. In the end, the community voted in favor of the referendum by over 10,000 votes. ÂIÂm thrilled that the community saw the value and voted to support the referendum,ÂŽ said Sue Sifrit, a former School Board member who spearheaded the referendum in Charlotte County. School Board Vice Chairman Lee Swift was also present at the courthouse to watch the results come in. He said he feels better about retirement, knowing the referendum has passed. Cara Reynolds won the election for his seat. ÂI think it puts us on the road for a lot of good things,ÂŽ he said. The district intends to tap a citizen oversight committee to monitor the spending of the referendum revenue, and report to taxpayers. When meeting with the public, the School Board told the public that dollars raised from the referendum would help provide competitive pay for staff. This, they said, Voters give school referendum passing gradeSCHOOL | 12 CHARLOTTE COUNTY Unofficial results at press time Federal/state are 99% precincts reportingRon DeSantis is our next governorSenate race too close to callDESANTIS | 12 Sen. Bill Nelson campaigns in Orlando.SENATE: SCOTT LEADS IN TIGHT RACERepublican Gov. Rick Scott led incumbent Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson at press time in a razor-thin race for the U.S. Senate. Nelson was seeking a fourth term. Democrats needed a Nelson win to keep alive their hope of capturing a Senate majority. With 99 percent of the statewide vote counted, Scott was leading Nelson by about 57,000 votes. Scott had 50.36 percent of the state vote to NelsonÂs 49.64 percent.This was the most di cult Senate race Nelson had faced. Scott, a wealthy former hospital executive, poured $60 million of his own money into the race. It was a largely negative campaign, with Nelson criticizing Scott as an untrustworthy Trump supporter who has used the governorÂs o ce to increase his wealth. His supporters also hit Scott for the stateÂs environmental problems, calling him ÂRed Tide RickÂŽ for the deadly algae that has killed millions of Â“ sh o the Florida coasts. Scott depicted Nelson as a confused, empty-suit politician who has achieved little in his time in Washington. Â„ Sta report
Page 2 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun | Wednesday, November 7, 2018 CHARLOTTE COUNTY 2018 CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 17 CHARLOTTE SCHOOL BOARD DISTRICT 1 SENATE DISTRICT 26 CHARLOTTE COUNTY COMMISSION By LIZ HARDAWAYSTAFF WRITERTom RooneyÂs U.S. House of Representatives District 17 seat will stay red with a win by Greg Steube, a former Florida District 23 state senator. The race for RooneyÂs seat has been dramatic, including three Republican candidates ganging up against each other in the primary, to the untimely death of Democrat candidate April Freeman. Though FreemanÂs name was still on the ballot, FreemanÂs votes went to newcomer Allen Ellison. With 206 of 234 precincts reporting Tuesday night, Steube received 62.1 percent of the vote, or 186,817 votes. Ellison received 37.9 percent of the vote, or 113,777 votes. ÂFrom day one, this campaign has been about bringing real conservative reforms to Washington that will help hard-working Floridians across this district and across our great state,ÂŽ Steube said Tuesday night. ÂIt is imperative that Congress Â“x our broken borders and immigration system, protect our economy, and ensure that the sacred rights we proudly enjoy as Americans are safeguarded at every step of the way.ÂŽ During his editorial meeting with the Sun Steube said he wanted to be a part of committees focused on agriculture, since District 17 Âhas more cattle than peopleÂŽ and is the top citrusproducing district. With his gun in his holster, Steube advocated for gun-free zones to protect citizensÂ Second Amendment rights. ÂIÂm proud of the campaign that weÂve run and the enthusiasm felt from all of the people around the district. It has truly been a humbling experience to learn about the issues that matter to so many,ÂŽ Ellison said Tuesday night. ÂWhether in Congress or in the private sector, there is much work that we can do together.ÂŽ ÂWhat people should focus on is the results Republicans have had in the recent years in Florida,ÂŽ Steube said. When working with Democrats, Steube said he would compromise on some issues, if there are any he agrees with. But Âeverything the Democrats are putting out arenÂt things IÂm going to support,ÂŽ he told the Sun Thursday, citing Nancy Pelosi as a major hurdle for the GOP. ÂMy focus would be to try to get candidates back in the seats we lost,ÂŽ he said. While campaigning, Ellison was skeptical of SteubeÂs overwhelming support of Trump. ÂYou are representative of the people of your district, the people of this country. You should never go into Congress with the sole aim to represent the President.ÂŽ ÂI could not be more eager to get started and help President Trump continue to Make America Great Again! God Bless you, your families, and our great country,ÂŽ Steube said Tuesday night. As for 2020, Ellison plans to run again for the seat. ÂA 2020 run has always been the goal,ÂŽ he said. ÂWith a full Â”edge campaign, adequate time and resources, we know that we can chart a path to victory.ÂŽEmail: Lhardaway@sun-herald.comBy BRIANNA KWASNIKSTAFF WRITERAfter almost a year of campaigning, Cara Reynolds will take Lee SwiftÂs position on the Charlotte County School Board for District 1. Reynolds, who announced her candidacy in January, was at LeroyÂs Southern Kitchen & Bar in downtown Punta Gorda Tuesday night watching the results come in, surrounded by family and supporters. Reynolds, who has three children in Charlotte County Public Schools, formerly taught in Charlotte County schools for seven years. She advocated for transparency in the School Board, and making meetings more accessible to the public. She also ran on the premise of pushing for better mental health training for staff, expanding vocational training, improving treatment of teachers, and using teachercreated baseline tests administered early in the year, and one end-of-year test, rather than statewide testing. Swift, who is retiring from the board after 24 years, and who also is ReynoldsÂ neighbor, said she worked hard to get the position. Reynolds and her family were out campaigning throughout early voting and on election day at various polling locations. In response to her victory, ReynoldsÂ sentiment was short: ÂItÂs fantastic. IÂm thrilled and ready to get to work.ÂŽ Superintendent Steve Dionisio and chairman Ian Vincent stopped by LeroyÂs to congratulate Reynolds on her victory. ÂŽIÂm looking forward to working with Cara,ÂŽ said Vincent. ÂI got to know all three candidates, I felt like I wouldÂve been able to work with any of them. I donÂt know that much about Cara, but I know her heartÂs in the right place and like all of our current School Board members, know that sheÂs going to make decisions in studentsÂ best interest.ÂŽ Reynolds won the seat with 56 percent of the vote, just shy of 10,000 votes over her opponent, Cathy Janiak. Janiak was across town watching the results come in at Buffalo Wings & Rings in Port Charlotte. ÂI spoke with Cara and gave her my congratulations. I wish her all the best as she begins her tenure on the board,ÂŽ Janiak said.By DANIEL SUTPHINSTAFF WRITERA Heartland native, Florida Rep. Ben Albritton (R-Wauchula) pulled away early to win the State Senate District 26 seat in TuesdayÂs General Election against political newcomer Catherine Price (D-Lake Wales). At the time of this report, Albritton received 116,983 votes where Price had only received 62,687 in the district, which encompasses all of Hardee, DeSoto, Highlands, Glades and Okeechobee counties, as well as parts of Polk, Charlotte and Lee counties. Charlotte, Hardee and Highlands counties were still tallying their results. ÂIt is a huge task to be a State Senator,ÂŽ said Albritton. ÂItÂs a huge blessing that our constituents turned out and chose us.ÂŽ The seat opened up when current Sen. Denise Grimsley (R-Lake Placid) made an unsuccessful run in the Republican primary for state commissioner of agriculture. Campaign fundraising was an early sign of the mountain Price had to climb. In the end, Albritton raised just over $340,000 for his campaign, whereas Price raised just under $49,000, according to the most recent reports from FloridaÂs Division of Elections. While Albritton believes fundraising helped his campaign in reaching the districtÂs constituents, his partyÂs message played just as much a part of the win. ÂI believe that our message about being deeply interested in every corner of the district and spending time talking to voters has shown our constituents that we care,ÂŽ said Albritton. ÂThatÂs not going to change when we walk through the door in Tallahassee. It was important to them and it is important to me.ÂŽ Price, a nurse and public health administrator, promoted better health care and improved access to affordable care in the state. ÂThere is a lot that needs to be done in Florida,ÂŽ said Price. ÂI think that I did the best that I could. I think that we traveled extensively (but) itÂs a very conservative area. I hope that my opponent will make himself more available to the community and understand the problems that are out there.ÂŽEmail: firstname.lastname@example.orgBy BETSY CALVERTSTAFF WRITERRepublicans will hold on to their 14-year sweep of the Charlotte County Commission as incumbent Stephen R. Deutsch easily beat Joan V. Fischer in TuesdayÂs election. Deutsch pulled in 61 percent or 52,038 votes to FischerÂs 38 percent, 32,722 votes. Fischer was the Â“rst Democrat to run for the County Commission in at least 10 years. ÂHeÂs done a good job,ÂŽ said voter and former Punta Gorda City Council member Kim Devine. ÂI worked with him for four years. HeÂs steady, and we have a lot of changes coming, a lot of big things with Sunseeker (the planned resort in Charlotte Harbor). HeÂs knowledgeable. To have someone who doesnÂt know the job could be detrimental.ÂŽ ÂI stuck to the issues,ÂŽ Deutsch told the Sun ÂI ran on my record.ÂŽ There was no love lost between the two candidates. Neither expects to run again. Deutsch is 78 and Fischer, 85. Deutsch saw many of his campaign signs removed, and felt that Fischer should have known about that. Fischer said her signs were removed too, by county staff enforcing sign rules. Asked if she would congratulate Deutsch, Fischer said with a smile, ÂIf I see him.ÂŽ Fischer had accused the commission of failing to be transparent in its deliberations and decision-making Â„ an accusation that frustrated Deutsch. ÂIf weÂre in an elevator, we donÂt even talk,ÂŽ he said of the commission members. The last Democrat to sit on the commission was Sarah Devos, elected in 2004. After that, Democrats that became commissioners had switched parties before running. Fischer said she is glad she ran. ÂIt was important that I ran this time. That will encourage Democrats to run (in Charlotte County),ÂŽ she told the Sun ÂIt has motivated the Democratic party to participate, to know that they are not alone. So many people think they are the only Democrat here.ÂŽ One group that voted for Fischer was those angry with the commission for removing septic systems, and forcing those residents to pay for sewer connections. Fischer campaigned on getting the county to pay for the connection, and gained some voters that way. ÂI heard from a young woman who is a DeSantis and Scott (Republican) voter. She was going to vote for Fischer,ÂŽ said local Democrat Marie Coscia. ÂShe said she feels that commissioners are into the sewer projects for the money end of it Âƒ JoanÂs looking to curb some of that.ÂŽ Deutsch also aggravated some by refusing to blame the algae problem with red tide on human pollution, as scientists have not been able to show that. ÂHe doesnÂt pander,ÂŽ Devine said of his refusal to fan the Â”ames of blame about red tide. Bob Peterson of Port Charlotte is a staunch Republican, and he voted for Deutsch even though Deutsch is a moderate New England-style Republican. ÂHeÂs a very friendly guy. I donÂt know how Republican he is. Âƒ HeÂs a very personable guy.ÂŽ FischerÂs supporters were very attached. ÂI found Joan and I like her. Why would I keep looking?ÂŽ said Democrat Victor Coscia. ÂMen have been in politics for 6,000 years and we made a mess of it. SheÂs a genuinely good person.ÂŽ In the coming four years, Deutsch said he wants to Â“nish the William R. Gaines Jr. Veterans Memorial Park, and keep moving on the Blue Waters initiatives including septic-to-sewer. ÂIÂd like to see us move forward with a methodical plan to sewer Charlotte County. We must protect our waterways,ÂŽ he said. James W. Herston, chairman of the Charlotte Harbor Redevelopment Agency Advisory Committee, praised Deutsch. ÂI think itÂll be a great ending for a great manÂs career,ÂŽ Herston said. ÂI think heÂs well-deserving of a victory.ÂŽEmail: email@example.com Albritton beats PriceFlorida Rep. Ben Albritton takes State Senate Dist. 26 ALBRITTONSteube triumphs in Congressional race STEUBE DEUTSCH STEUBEÂS VIEWS2nd AmendmentThe only candidate endorsed by the NRA Sponsored more pro-gun bills than any member of the Florida legislature. Supported and will continue to support the repeal of so-called Âgun-freeÂŽ zones. Voted against the gun-control bill passed by the legislature.ImmigrationBuild the wall. Secure the border. Ban Sanctuary Cities and restore the Rule of Law. Sponsored FloridaÂs version of ÂKateÂs LawÂŽ which would ban dangerous criminals from entering our state. Sponsored legislation to repeal Instate Tuition for Illegal Immigrants.Pro-LifeReceived an ÂA RatingÂŽ from Florida Right To Life There is no place for abortion in a civilized society. Roe v. Wade is bad law and violates the right to life guaranteed by our Constitution. Sponsored the ÂPain-Capable Unborn Child Protection ActÂŽ, which bans abortions in the state of Florida after 20 weeks.VeteransIf we canÂt take care of our Veterans, we have lost our country. Congress needs leaders who will hold the VA accountable and give our vets the care they deserve. Sponsored numerous bills that lower taxes and provide a greater quality of life for FloridaÂs veterans. Source: www.electgregsteubbe.comDeutsch wins third termFischer earns only 39 percent of vote PHOTO BY BETSY CALVERTTwo voters voted for two commission candidates. Kim Devine voted for Stephen R. Deutsch, who won. Joe Comeaux voted for Joan V. Fischer.Cara Reynolds secures Charlotte School Board seat REYNOLDS SUN PHOTO BY JERRY BEARDCara Reynolds poses for a photo with family and supporters on election night.
The Sun | Wednesday, November 7, 2018 www.yoursun.com E/N/C Page 3 PUNTA GORDA / AIRPORT AUTHORITY 2018 PUNTA GORDA CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT 2 SEAT CHARLOTTE COUNTY AIRPORT AUTHORITY By DANIEL SUTPHINSTAFF WRITERTo be a voice for the people: thatÂs why Punta Gorda resident Debby Carey said she ran for the City Council District 2 seat. And, sheÂll get that chance. Only 362 votes separated Carey and incumbent candidate Rachel Keesling in TuesdayÂs election. When the final numbers were in, Carey won with 51.7 percent, or 5,565 votes, to KeeslingÂs 48.3 percent, or 5,203 votes, according to the Charlotte County Supervisor of Elections Office. ÂI feel overwhelmed by the support of our community,ÂŽ said Carey. ÂI met so many people during the course of the campaign that were supporting what I stood for and I was hoping that it would turn out this way. ... IÂm excited.ÂŽ Keesling, who could not be reached by deadline, had held the District 2 seat for eight years, unopposed. Carey thinks the residents of Punta Gorda were ready for something new. ÂI think IÂm going to provide a different perspective for the City Council than what weÂve had for a while,ÂŽ said Carey. ÂI met over 1,000 people from start to end of my campaign; I had a feel for what the people wanted.ÂŽ This wonÂt be the first time Carey has worked with the Punta Gorda community. Since moving here in 2012, she has served as secretary and president of Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association, as well as other community association positions. Carol Geiger, campaign manager and longtime supporter of Carey, believes city residents will be better represented with Carey in the seat. ÂDebby will listen and do what is best for the city by listening first to the citizens and then making her decisions with the thought of how her decisions will affect all the citizens,ÂŽ said Geiger. Punta Gorda is currently in a period of transition. Phrases like Âsmart growthÂŽ and issues involving building heights and the cityÂs future have been hot topics with area residents. Carey believes she is ready to take on the cityÂs issues, as well as its ongoing projects. ÂThere are a lot of things that are going on in the city,ÂŽ said Carey. ÂI just want to make sure that whatever happens as we go forward, that is what the people want. IÂve been meeting with the city manager (Howard Kunik). I know whatÂs going on and IÂm ready to start tomorrow.ÂŽ Carey will get her chance to jump right in as she is expected to take her seat at todayÂs City Council regular meeting at 9 a.m. at 326 W. Marion Ave., in Punta Gorda.Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgBy LIZ HARDAWAYSTAFF WRITERRepublican incumbent Kathleen Coppola will get one last term on the Charlotte County Airport Authority. ÂI just want to thank every single person who cast a vote for me,ÂŽ Coppola said, winning with 56,499 votes Tuesday night. ÂIÂm absolutely thrilled that they voted me back for the one more term.ÂŽ Coppola wanted one more term to see the Âbeautiful facilityÂŽ be built for the general aviation community at the airport. ÂMy heart is just full of pride for those gentlemen and ladies,ÂŽ she said. ÂThey are the heart and soul of the airport. ÂIf I can do anything for anybody, IÂm always happy to do it,ÂŽ Coppola said. ÂWeÂve never abandoned the people.ÂŽ CoppolaÂs opponent, Joe Makray, garnered only 23,294 votes Â„ 29 percent. Coppola had previously defeated MakrayÂs friend and business partner, Stan Smith, in the primary. ÂShe is what she is,ÂŽ Makray said Tuesday night, Âand sheÂs going to pat herself on the back for the next four years.ÂŽ ÂI got the most votes for spending the least amount of money,ÂŽ he said, raising a mere $25 and spending it as his qualifying fee. ÂI didnÂt want to spend any money.ÂŽ Coppola said this would be her last term, having served 28 years already. ÂThat airport will be a marvelous thing in the end of my four years,ÂŽ she said. As for Makray, will he come for the seat once Coppola steps out of the cockpit? ÂI might,ÂŽ he said. ÂIt may be a little different next time.ÂŽEmail: Lhardaway@sun-herald.com Coppola keeps seat on Charlotte Airport Authority COPPOLACarey squeaks by Keesling in Punta Gorda council race SUN PHOTO BY JERRY BEARDDebby Carey poses for a photo with family and supporters on election night. Assisted Living License 127126235 Hoffman Street | North Port, FL 34287 | The SpringsAtSouthBiscayne.com Assisted Living | Memory Support | Short-Term Stays People are talking about The Springs at South Biscayne Â„ and for good reason. Here, it starts with a heart for helping seniors. From our in assisted living to specialized care for those with AlzheimerÂs or dementia, we continually strive to provide compassionate assistance and gracious services to our residents and their families. 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Page 4 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun | Wednesday, November 7, 2018 SARASOTA COUNTY 2018 NORTH PORT CITY COMMISSION DISTRICT 5 SARASOTA COUNTY COMMISSION D ISTRICT 4 NORTH PORT CITY COMMISSION DISTRICT 4By WARREN RICHARDSONSUN CORRESPONDENTSARASOTA Â„ Whether it was a blue wave or red wave shaping election results nationally Tuesday evening, local Republicans maintained their Â“rm grip on the Sarasota County Board of County Commissioners. With all precincts reporting Tuesday, incumbent County Commissioner Alan Maio handily beat his Democratic opponents in Â“nal results reported by Supervisor of Elections Ron Turner. Maio defeated Wesley Anne Beggs to earn a second term on the county commission representing District 4, which is mainly the Siesta Key area. Maio received 108,400 votes or 53.89 percent to BeggsÂ 92,738 votes or 46.11 percent. Attempts to reach Maio on his victory were unsuccessful. ÂWe ran a good race,ÂŽ Beggs said. ÂIÂm so proud of how far weÂve come, and IÂm so thankful for the many people who believed in me.ÂŽ As the results of early voting were posted, Maio posted only a narrow lead over Beggs. But as results of same-day voting rolled in, the incumbent increased his margin of victory to the Â“nal totals when the votes of all precincts were tabulated. Yet, as Beggs reÂ”ected on the numbers for her, she saw positives in the results. ÂI think it shows the community is ready for a change,ÂŽ she said. According to Â“nal results on the supervisor of electionsÂ website, 66.10 percent of the countyÂs 318,384 registered voters cast ballots in TuesdayÂs general election. Maio will be sworn in for his next term later this month. The county experienced only one problem with voting Tuesday, with the Sarasota Herald Tribune reporting Tuesday afternoon that there was a problem with ballots for Precinct 501 in Osprey, which was quickly rectiÂ“ed, according to the story.Email: email@example.com SARASOTA COUNTY COMMISSION D ISTRICT 1 SINGLEDISTRICT By ALEXANDRA HERRERA STAFF WRITERNORTH PORT Â„ North Port residents will see little change to the City Commission this year, with incumbent Jill Luke winning against newcomer Peter Bartolotta in the District 5 race. Luke, who was elected in May 2017 during a special at-large election, will continue to represent District 5. District 5 covers The Jockey Club through the West Villages. The race between Luke and Bartolotta was close with Luke winning by 1,964 votes; she had 13,742 votes compared with BartolottaÂs 11,778. Luke said she plans to keep the momentum going in the commission and is very grateful for the support. Luke added City Hall has come 180 degrees since she was elected in 2017 with all the changes to departments and leadership. ÂThere is so much going on,ÂŽ Luke said. She said she plans to continue working with the commission on the Warm Mineral Springs master plan, the opening of the cityÂs new pool, policies, procedures and the continued expansion in the West Villages Â„ she also added that these are exciting times in the city of North Port with all the changes going on. ÂOur residents took a stand for their city,ÂŽ Luke said. She added the race was very politically run and the residents made their voices heard during the election. Bartolotta, who ran his Â“rst City Commission race, was also thankful following his loss. While Bartolotta has no plans to run again, he said that running the campaign has been humbling. He added that hearing from voters, listening to conversations and having meaningful conversations had been the best part. Bartolotta was thankful to everyone who supported him through his run and his own team. He added that he was willing to help the city however they may need it, but he plans to stay retired. ÂI look forward to a bright future,ÂŽ Bartolotta said. Bartolotta previously served on the North Port Economic Development Advisory Board and founded Vision North Port in 2006. Bartolotta said residents should remain involved and stay engaged.Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgBy ALEXANDRA HERRERA STAFF WRITERNORTH PORT Â„ Pete Emrich was victorious Tuesday night and will represent District 4. Emrich ran unsuccessfully in 2017 against current Commissioner Jill Luke, but will now Â“ll the seat of outgoing Vice Mayor Linda Yates. Emrich ran against newcomer Kevin Rouse for the district. District 4 covers the Biscayne Drive and Tamiami Trail areas of the city. Emrich is married to Englewood Sun Community News Editor Elaine Allen-Emrich. Emrich said it has been a long year and it has been fun. ÂWe set our goals and have achieved that,ÂŽ Emrich said. Emrich worked for the city for 20 years. He said he is looking forward to working for the city again. Emrich received 61 percent of the votes on Tuesday night, while Rouse received 38 percent. ÂI had a lot of pride and I get to go back and work with the same people. ItÂs an opportunity I cherish,ÂŽ Emrich said. During his speech at Olde World Restaurant and Lounge, Emrich said he appreciated the support and said he believed in everything the city stands for. He plans to push for better customer service for residents, tidying up the UniÂ“ed Land Development code, developing Warm Mineral Springs and ensuring city funds are spent responsibly on budget. While Rouse lost to Emrich, he said he plans to continue to be involved with the city. ÂWeÂve run a positive campaign and only responded in defense,ÂŽ he said. He added he respected the votersÂ choice, but this race proved how much each vote counted. Rouse said he and his family will continue to grow their network and work with the city. Rouse has plans to open a drive-in theater in North Port and he will continue to work on that. While Rouse has no plans to run again in the city of North Port, he plans to run again in Sarasota County. ÂI will represent North Port,ÂŽ Rouse said. Rouse said he was thankful for the support and has plans to continue to be involved in the city. Â(IÂm) proud of what I have left behind and plan to continue moving forward,ÂŽ Rouse said.Email: email@example.comBy WARREN RICHARDSONSUN CORRESPONDENTSARASOTA Â„ A longtime Republican ofÂ“cial won his Â“rst elected seat Tuesday night, joining the partyÂs Â“rm grip on the Sarasota County Board of County Commissioners. Newcomer, of sorts, Christian Ziegler defeated his Democratic opponent Ruta Maria Jouniari. In the District 1 seat contest, Ziegler gained 112,206 votes or 55.54 percent against JouniariÂs 89,835 votes or 44.46 percent of the total votes cast. Ziegler and Jouniari were vying for the open District 1 seat, which is in the North Sarasota area, after current Commissioner Paul CaragiuloÂs decision last December to forgo another term. Ziegler had received CaragiuloÂs endorsement for the seat last December when the incumbent announced that he would not seek another term. Attempts to reach Ziegler were unsuccessful. In an ironic twist, the campaigns run by all four candidates in this yearÂs election will be the last countywide races for the County Commission. By an overwhelming majority Tuesday, county voters approved a change to the Sarasota County Charter for so-called single-member districts, meaning a candidate for the commission will be elected only by the voters in his or her speciÂ“c district. Ziegler, husband of Sarasota County Schools Board Chair Bridgette Ziegler, will be sworn in for his Â“rst term later this month.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org EMRICH LUKE MAIO ZIEGLERBy SCOTT LAWSONNORTH PORT EDITORSARASOTA Â„ Sarasota County residents voted overwhelmingly to change the county charter so commissioners will no longer be voted for by the entire county electorate. The charter amendment was pushed by Sarasota Alliance for Fair Elections who gathered more than 15,000 signatures to get the question on the ballot. It was about 60-40 percent in favor of the single-district view, with 114,538 for while 76,707 were against the change. Currently, commissioners represent a speciÂ“c district they live in, they are elected at large by all county residents. Single-member districts were abolished by county voters in 1994 in favor of the current system. A representative with Sarasota Alliance for Fair Elections was unavailable for comment by deadline Tuesday night. In North Port, city voters approved a charter amendment that replaces the current City Charter with one that, ofÂ“cials say, offers clarity to the document. ÂThere have been 16 amendments to the charter since its inception,ÂŽ North Port City Commissioner Debbie McDowell recently wrote in a column. ÂSome amendments were simple and some were complex. Every time there is an amendment, it requires a referendum and the voters get to decide if that amendment will be incorporated into the existing charter.ÂŽ The numbers for the change were about 58-42 percent in favor of it Â„ with numbers coming out to 14,418 for and 10,158 against.Voters want return to single-district electionsNorth Port voters OK charter referendum Alan Maio maintains seat on County Commission Jill Luke retains City Commission district PHOTO PROVIDED BY LORETTA MARTINNorth Port City Commissioner Jill Luke speaks to supporters at Common Grounds in North Port after her win Tuesday night.Christian Ziegler wins County Commission seat Pete Emrich wins City Commission District 4 SUN PHOTO BY MONICA AMAYANewly elected North Port City Commissioner Pete Emrich celebrates his victory with his wife, Elaine Allen-Emrich, who is the Englewood Sun community news editor, on Tuesday night in North Port.SUN PHOTO BY JERRY BEARDArea Democrats react to the news of another national seat won from Republicans.Election night drama
The Sun | Wednesday, November 7, 2018 www.yoursun.com E/N/C Page 5 SARASOTA/DESOTO COUNTIES 2018 ARCADIA/DESOTO STATE SENATE DISTRICT 23 STATE HOUSE DISTRICT 74 By WARREN RICHARDSONSUN CORRESPONDENTSARASOTA Â„ Supporters of the Legacy Trail were in a cheering mode Tuesday night as Sarasota County voters approved a referendum allowing for the expansion of the popular trail. With all Sarasota County precincts reporting Tuesday night, 137,853 voters, or 70.58 percent, cast ballots in favor of the measure compared to 57,470 votes or 29.42 percent opposed. The question on TuesdayÂs ballot asked voters to allow Sarasota County ofÂ“cials to borrow up to $65 million to purchase an additional 6 miles of abandoned railroad corridor to extend the Legacy Trail into downtown Sarasota, and construct the entire 9-mile extension. The referendum was necessary since the purchase price exceeded the $22.6 million limitation in the countyÂs charter on the countyÂs borrowing power without voter approval. ÂWe are just thrilled,ÂŽ said Andrea Seager, co-chair of the group Vote Yes for the Sarasota County Legacy Trail Extension. ÂWeÂre extremely grateful to the county commission for the opportunity to ask the residents of Sarasota County if they wanted the Legacy Trail extended. ItÂs been a long, long haul and weÂre just really, really thrilled with the results.ÂŽ Earlier, Seager indicated supporters had talked to a multitude of county voters about the referendum and received few negative comments about it. With the passage of the referendum, county ofÂ“cials will now prepare for a closing on the remaining 6 miles of abandoned corridor. That closing is scheduled to take place in May, contingent upon passage of the referendum. According to county ofÂ“cials, the borrowing of the $65 million will occur through the issuance of two bond series. The Â“rst series of bonds will be issued in 2019 in the amount of $35 million. That will cover the acquisition costs of the next segment at $30.1 million and design and engineering work. The latter will include work on connections to the trail in Venice and North Port. The second series of bonds will be issued in 2020 in the amount of $30 million which will be used to construct the extension of the trail. According to estimates by the countyÂs budget staff, approval of the referendum will result in a property tax increase of $16 on a home with a taxable value of $200,000.Email: email@example.comBy CRAIG GARRETTARCADIAN EDITORTuesdayÂs election held few surprises for DeSoto County. But one man did astonish even his close supporters. Former Arcadia councilman Lorenzo Dixon finished second in a four-person race for three open council seats. The cityÂs mayor, Judy Wertz-Strickland, cruised to re-election with about 50 more votes than Dixon. In an unofficial tally, Councilman Keith Keene finished a single tick behind Dixon with 872 votes. Civic-minded Jackie Tucker was outside the circle with 771 unofficial votes. Roughly 53 percent of DeSotoÂs 16,735 registered voters turned out on Tuesday, a sizable number of those in early results choosing state Republicans over Democratic rivals. ÂI will try to do my best to not disappoint,ÂŽ Dixon told a supporter following a fairly quick one-hour tally after DeSotoÂs 15 polling stations closed at 7 p.m. The DeSoto Board of County Commissioners has one new face and a veteran returning to his seat at the Nov. 27 swearing-in ceremonies. Republican J.C. Deriso dispatched Democrat Mark Anderson with about 58 percent of the votes, while incumbent Democrat Elton Langford carried the evening with nearly 75 percent of the vote over No Party AfÂ“liation candidate Brian Cho Chung Hing, a newcomer in DeSoto politics. Deriso replaces long-serving Commissioner James Selph, who retires from public service after 48 years. Deriso ran an unusual campaign Â„ no social media. ÂIt was old-fashioned shaking hands and listening to concerns,ÂŽ he said. ÂAnd I credit Mark (Anderson) with running a clean campaign. I canÂt say enough about that.ÂŽ Langford gained some added prominence in July in opposing phosphate giant Mosaic Fertilizer in its bid to mine in DeSoto County. That issue comes before a third-party mediator in the near future, however. ÂI am humbled by DeSoto County taking care of me, right to the end,ÂŽ Langford said.By STEVE REILLYSTAFF WRITERRepublican Joe Gruters will serve as the District 23 state senator in Tallahassee, defeating Democrat Faith Olivia Babis. Gruters wound up with a commanding lead in both in Sarasota and Charlotte counties. ÂI am incredibly grateful to serve the community I love,ÂŽ Gruters said. He promises he will ÂÂ“ght every dayÂŽ in Tallahassee to represent his constituents in Sarasota and Charlotte counties. Gruters won with 56.48 percentage of the vote with 142,752 votes to BabisÂ 110,003. Among GrutersÂ accomplishments, he served as Florida House of Representatives District 73 representative for Sarasota and Manatee counties. He has been the chairman of the Republican Party of Sarasota County since 2007, and served as cochair of President TrumpÂs Florida campaign. Nominated by President Trump to serve on the Amtrak board of directors, Gruters is currently awaiting U.S. Senate conÂ“rmation, his campaign website states. Serving as a state senator and on the Amtrak board isnÂt mutually exclusive, he said. Gruters told the Sun editors he believed protecting the environment was critical, but job growth and the economy topped his list of priorities. Gruters wants to fund more research into red tide and take bigger steps toward fixing the algae problems involving Lake Okeechobee. ÂI knew I was in for a tough battle,ÂŽ said Babis. She feels she ran a good, competitive race. Babis works as peer mentor at the Suncoast Center for Independent Living and serves on the Citizens with Disabilities Advisory Board for the City of Sarasota. She believes she brought to light many of the issues the disabled face. Among the issues, she campaigned for expanded Medicaid coverage and social services. In Sarasota County, with all of its precincts counted, Gruters received 112,528 votes, 55.28 percent of the ballots cast, while Babis saw 91,021 votes, 44.72 percent of the ballots cast. With 36 of Charlotte CountyÂs 36 precincts within District 23 counted, Gruters received 29,379 votes, 61.49 percent of the ballots cast. Babis received 18,399 votes, 38.51 percent of the ballots cast.Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgBy SCOTT LAWSONNORTH PORT EDITORNORTH PORT Â„ In a three-way race for District 74 state representative, Republican James Vernon Buchanan surged ahead for his first elected seat. Buchanan, the son of U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, recently moved to the south part of Sarasota County to ensure he lived in the district. He handily defeated South Venice attorney Tony Mowry in the State House race. Buchanan works in real estate and calls himself an entrepreneur. He bested North Port Vice Mayor Linda Yates in an August primary. ÂWe worked very hard; left it all out on the Â“eld and I am overwhelmed with the support we received,ÂŽ Buchanan said. He said a grassroots effort assisted with the win. ÂWeÂve knocked on tens of thousands of doors with people on one-onone settings. WeÂve run a very positive campaign and I think people responded to that.ÂŽ Buchanan won with a Â“nal total of 51,166 over MowryÂs 36,469, a 51-40 percentage win with a third candidate picking up the rest of the votes. In the State House, he said his goal is to Âmake sure we keep FloridaÂs economy on the right track ... and weÂve got a lot of local issues to concentrate on.ÂŽ Buchanan said heÂd like to get improvements to River Road expedited and push on red tide research to help Â“ght the slog that polluted Gulf Coast waters much of the last year. He credited Mowry with running a positive campaign as well. Mowry is a Venice attorney specializing in elder law. He is an alum of Venice High School who attended North Central College and Temple Law School. He is currently a major in the U.S. Air Force Reserves. ÂObviously we knew the numbers were tough in this district,ÂŽ Mowry said when learning of the results. Â(President Donald) Trump won by 23 Â„ but we gave it our best shot. We showed that thereÂs excitement, but we just couldnÂt get to the numbers.ÂŽ District 74 represents much of South Sarasota County, from Nokomis to Englewood, all of North Port and a huge swath of eastern portions of the county. A third candidate, independent Robert Kaplan, managed about 2.5 percent of the votes cast. Kaplan said he felt it was his duty to keep the other candidates mindful of their work for their constituents. ÂIÂm hopeful that A), people will vote their conscience and B), I hope I did my job. My job was to make these two candidates I ran against govern from the middle,ÂŽ Kaplan said. Kaplan, who said he is 63, said he wonÂt be running for ofÂ“ce again, noting he didnÂt feel he received support from media in its coverage of him. ÂThis is my third and last run. I worked my tush off for the people,ÂŽ he said. Mowry wouldnÂt Â„ or couldnÂt Â„ say if he had any future plans to seek public ofÂ“ce again. The campaign ran the gamut of emotions. ÂIt was at times difÂ“cult, at times inspiring, at times exciting and at times a little frightening,ÂŽ he said. ÂBut overall, I think itÂs important for the democratic process to have real options to vote for.ÂŽ He said he and his team learned how to run a campaign and how to motivate voters, noting Democrats had a more positive showing in Sarasota County than they have had in years past. ÂWe are changing something in Sarasota County overall. I looked at the countywide numbers and I think Â„ going forward Â„ there is some hope.ÂŽ He had positive vibes to send along to Buchanan. ÂI wish him the best of luck,ÂŽ he said. ÂI hope he does the best thing for South Sarasota County.ÂŽ James Buchanan wins State House seat BUCHANANFew surprises in DeSoto County, one in Arcadia astonishes Gruters snags Dist. 23 Florida Senate seat GRUTERS Legacy Trail referendum cruises to victoryVote could mean trail is heading to North Port soon MAP PROVIDED BY FRIENDS OF LEGACY TRAIL PHOTO PROVIDED BY FRIENDS OF LEGACY TRAILThis is one of the amenities to be found along Legacy Trail which now runs from Venice nearly to Sarasota.
Page 6 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun | Wednesday, November 7, 2018 TALLAHASSE (AP) Â„ Republican state Rep. Matt Caldwell was leading Democratic lobbyist and lawyer Nikki Fried in the race to replace departing Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam. Caldwell is a real estate appraiser and seventh generation Floridian who served as chairman of the House Government Accountability Committee. He served eight years in the House. Fried based a large part of her campaign advocating for the medical marijuana industry and criticizing the stateÂs implementation of a constitutional amendment approved by voters allowing its use. Fried would be the first woman elected as Florida agriculture commissioner. MIDTERM ELECTION 2018 CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONERSTATE AMENDMENTS ATTORNEY GENERAL TALLAHASSE (AP) Â„ Republican Chief Financial OfÂ“cer Jimmy Patronis was leading former Democratic Sen. Jeremy Ring as he tries to keep the ofÂ“ce he was appointed to when Jeff Atwater resigned last year. Patronis served eight years in the state House and was a member of the board that regulates the stateÂs utilities when Scott appointed him the stateÂs top Â“nance ofÂ“cial in June 2017. Ring is a former Yahoo executive from Broward County. He served in the state Senate from 2006 to 2016.By TERRY SPENCERASSOCIATED PRESSBALLOT QUESTIONSFlorida voters passed bans on greyhound racing, offshore oil drilling, using electronic cigarettes in most businesses and made it more difÂ“cult for casino gambling to expand and taxes to be increased. The 12 constitutional amendments required 60 percent to pass and all but Amendment 1 passed. They number 1-7 and 9-13 after the state Supreme Court removed Amendment 8 from the ballot. Amendment 13 banned dog racing in Florida by 2021. ThatÂs a blow to the industry thatÂs been dwindling over the past two decades. Only Â“ve other states have active dog racing. Since Amendment 4 passes, it could have a long-lasting impact on the stateÂs politics as most felons who complete their sentences will now have their voting rights automatically restored. It does not apply to murderers and rapists. More than 1.5 million ex-felons couldnÂt vote in Florida, and critics of the stateÂs felon voting ban say it disproportionally affects minority voters who tend to support Democrats. Here are the remaining ballot questions: Â„ Amendment 1 was the only measure that failed. It would have increased the stateÂs property tax homestead exemption from $50,000 to as much as $75,000 on homes worth more than $100,000. It was just below the 60 percent threshold. Â„ Amendment 2 passed. It will permanently keep in place a 10 percent cap on property tax assessments for commercial and rental properties that is current law, but is set to expire next year. Â„ Amendment 3 easily passed. It will require statewide voter approval to expand casino gambling in Florida, taking control out of the hands of the Legislature. Â„ Amendment 5 passed. It will require a two-thirds majority vote before the Legislature could increase taxes or fees. Â„ Amendment 6 passed, providing additional rights to crime victims and would raise the mandatory retirement age for judges from 70 to 75. Â„ Amendment 7 passed. It will require a supermajority vote before state university boards of trustees can raise fees. It will also pay death beneÂ“ts, including help with education expenses, to the survivors of Â“rst responders who die on the job. Â„ Amendment 9 passed. It prohibits oil drilling in state waters and ban vaping in work places where smoking is already prohibited. Â„ Amendment 10 passed. It will require the state to create an OfÂ“ce of Domestic Security and Counter-Terrorism and maintain a Department of Veterans Affairs, which already exists. It also sets the start of the annual legislative session to January instead of March in even-numbered years and requires counties to elect a sheriff, tax collector, property appraiser, elections supervisor and circuit court clerk. Â„ Amendment 11 easily passed. It allows the Legislature to make some changes to criminal laws retroactive. It would also repeal language in the constitution thatÂs now considered obsolete. Â„ Amendment 12 passed. It bans elected ofÂ“cials, agency heads, judges and others from paid lobbying while serving and for six years after leaving ofÂ“ce instead of the current two. TALLAHASSE (AP) Â„ Republican Ashley Moody defeated Democratic state Rep. Sean Shaw, keeping the stateÂs top law enforcement position in Republican hands. Moody is a former judge and federal prosecutor from the Tampa area who has criticized ShawÂs lack of experience in the courtroom. Shaw would be FloridaÂs Â“rst black attorney general. He is the son of the late state Supreme Court Justice Leander Shaw. He campaigned as a consumer advocate and called for new gun restrictions. Moody will replace Pam Bondi, who could not seek re-election because of term limits. Democrats last won the attorney generalÂs race in 1998. MOODY PATRONIS CALDWELL Patronis elected chief financial officerAgriculture Commissioner: Caldwell defeats Fried Moody defeats Shaw for Attorney General By STEVE PEOPLESASSOCIATED PRESSWASHINGTON Â„ Democrats were gaining signiÂ“cant ground in the battle for House control Tuesday night, while Republicans held onto their majority in the Senate as voters weighed in on the Â“rst nationwide election in Donald TrumpÂs turbulent presidency. With control of Congress, statehouses and the presidentÂs agenda at stake, some of the nationÂs top elections were too close to call. Democrats won half the seats they needed to claim House control with dozens additional competitive contests remaining. Victories in contested races across Florida, New York, Virginia, Pennsylvania and Minnesota gave them cause for optimism. The DemocratsÂ narrow path to the Senate was slammed shut after setbacks in Indiana, Tennessee, North Dakota and Texas. TrumpÂs team immediately sought to give him credit for retaining their narrow Senate majority, even as their foothold in the more competitive House battleÂ“eld appeared to be slipping. ÂItÂs a huge moment and victory for the president,ÂŽ Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters at the White House Tuesday night. Two issues more than any others were on votersÂ minds. 25 percent described health care and immigration as the most important issues in the election, according to AP VoteCast, a national survey of the electorate. Nearly two-thirds said Trump was a reason for their vote. Democrats, whose very relevance in the Trump era depended on winning at least one chamber of Congress, were laser-focused on health care as they predicted victories that would break up the GOPÂs monopoly in Washington and state governments. The political and practical stakes were sky-high. Democrats could derail TrumpÂs legislative agenda for the next two years should they win control of the House. And they would claim subpoena power to investigate TrumpÂs personal and professional shortcomings. Some Democrats have already vowed to force the release of his tax returns. Others have pledged to pursue impeachment, although removal from ofÂ“ce is unlikely so long as the GOP controls the Senate or even maintains a healthy minority. Yet TrumpÂs party will maintain Senate control for the next two years, at least. In Texas, Sen Ted Cruz staved off a tough challenge from Democrat Beto OÂRourke, whose record-smashing fundraising and celebrity have set off buzz he could be a credible 2020 White House contender. In the leadup to the election, Republicans privately expressed conÂ“dence in their narrow Senate majority but feared the House could slip away. The GOPÂs grip on high-proÂ“le governorships in Florida, Georgia and Wisconsin were at risk as well. Long lines and malfunctioning machines marred the Â“rst hours of voting in some precincts, including in Georgia, where some voters reported waiting up to three hours to vote in a hotly contested gubernatorial election. More than 40 million Americans had already voted, either by mail or in person, breaking early voting records across 37 states, according to an AP analysis. Nearly 40 percent of voters cast their ballots to express opposition to the president, according to AP VoteCast, the national survey of the electorate, while one-in-four said they voted to express support for Trump. Overall, 6 in 10 voters said the country was headed in the wrong direction, but roughly that same number described the national economy as excellent or good. The presidentÂs current job approval, set at 40 percent by Gallup, was the lowest at this point of any Â“rst-term president in the modern era. Both Barack ObamaÂs and Bill ClintonÂs numbers were 5 points higher, and both suffered major midterm losses of 63 and 54 House seats respectively. Democrats needed to pick up two dozen seats to seize the House majority and two seats to control the Senate. Democratic Sens. Joe Manchin in West Virginia and Tammy Baldwin in Wisconsin won re-election. And in New Jersey, Democrats re-elected embattled Sen. Bob Menendez, who, less than a year ago, stood trial for federal corruption charges. The Justice Department dropped the charges after his trial ended in an hung jury. DemocratsÂ performance in the House battleÂ“eld was mixed. In Virginia, political newcomer Jennifer Wexton defeated two-term GOP Rep. Barbara Comstock. The Republican incumbent had been branded Barbara ÂTrumpstockÂŽ by Democrats in a race that pointed to TrumpÂs unpopularity among college-educated women in the suburbs. In south Florida, former Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala defeated Republican Maria Elvira Salazar. Democrats failed to defeat a vulnerable incumbent in Kentucky, where Republican Rep. Andy Barr won over former Marine Â“ghter pilot Amy McGrath. All 435 seats in the U.S. House were up for re-election, although fewer than 90 were considered competitive. Some 35 Senate seats were in play, as were almost 40 governorships and the balance of power in virtually every state legislature. Meanwhile, several 2020 presidential prospects easily won re-election, including Sens. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Sherrod Brown of Ohio, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. TuesdayÂs elections also tested the strength of a Trump-era political realignment deÂ“ned by evolving divisions among voters by race, gender, and especially education. Democrats were most optimistic about the House, a sprawling battleÂ“eld set largely in AmericaÂs suburbs where more educated and afÂ”uent voters in both parties have soured on TrumpÂs turbulent presidency, despite the strength of the national economy. Democrats faced a far more difÂ“cult challenge in the Senate, where they were almost exclusively on defense in rural states where Trump remains popular. Democratic Senate incumbents were up for re-election, for example, in North Dakota, Indiana, and Missouri Â„ states Trump carried by almost 25 percentage points on average two years ago. History was working against the president in the Senate: 2002 was the only midterm election in the past three decades when the party holding the White House gained Senate seats.Dems gain in quest for House control but GOP retains Senate Voters wait in line in the gymnasium at Brunswick Junior High School to receive their ballots for the mid-term election, Tuesday, in Brunswick, Maine. AP PHOTOSDemocrat Jennifer Wexton speaks at her election night party after defeating Rep. Barbara Comstock, R-Va., Tuesday, in Dulles, Va.
The Sun | Wednesday, November 7, 2018 www.yoursun.com E/N/C Page 7 Pigman wins final termAlbritton elected to Florida Senate, District 26By PHIL ATTINGERSTAFF WRITERSEBRING Â„ Cary Pigman, by a 2-1 margin, won a Â“nal two-year term as Florida Representative for District 55. Because of term limits, he will not be allowed to run again. ÂThe old joke is that you spend three terms practicing and then in your last term you get to run some things,ÂŽ Pigman, R-Avon Park, said Tuesday after district-wide results were published. His challenger, Democrat Audrey Asciutto, said she was disappointed with the election results, of course, but overall she thought the midterm elections gave a great showing for Democrats in the area. ÂNext for me is to kind of keep moving forward,ÂŽ said Asciutto, who works in real estate. ÂIÂm going to keep selling houses and keep active in the community.ÂŽ Of the 55,877 votes cast in District 55, Pigman received 36,848, or 65.94 percent, and Asciutto received 19,029, or 34.06 percent. Locally, the PigmanAsciutto race was a little more of a 2-1 ratio. Out of 39,106 local votes cast for District 55, Pigman took 25,181 votes, or 64.39 percent. Asciutto took 13,925 votes, or 35.61 percent. Overvotes were at 3, while the undervotes totaled 1,019. Pigman also took the majority of votes in Glades and Okeechobee counties, as well as the portion of St. Lucie County that is in the district. Meanwhile, Ben Albritton, R-Wauchula, has claimed the state seat vacated by former Republican Sen. Denise Grimsley of Zolfo Springs. Albritton gained 117,719 votes in District 26 Â„ 65.1 percent of the ballots Â„ over 63,100 votes, or 34.9 percent, cast for Catherine Price, D-Lake Wales. Total votes cast were 180,819. In the District 26 Florida Senate race, Highlands County voters mirrored the 2-1 ratio. Out of 39,161 votes cast in the Florida Senate race, 26,302, or 67.16 percent, voted for Albritton while 12,859, or 32.84 percent, chose Price. One overvote was tallied, along with 966 undervotes. For his part, Pigman complimented Asciutto for running a Âvery policy-oriented campaign,ÂŽ which he said he also did. ÂShe presented her positions well,ÂŽ Pigman said. ÂWe can feel passionate about issues.ÂŽ One of those issues was health care, which Asciutto argued from a patient side and in which Pigman works as an emergency room physician. He said heÂs looked at health care in a non-partisan fashion, and that would be one issue he would address when he returns to Tallahassee. ÂI will look at how we can provide more care to more people,ÂŽ Pigman said. Asciutto said she plans to stay active in advocating for greater health care coverage for all people. She believes that many have gotten the message about the need, but perhaps many more did not during her campaign. ÂMaybe the last Â“ve to six months was not enough time,ÂŽ Asciutto said. Pigman also said he has a couple of water projects in the district he wants to see completed; the Spring Lake Improvement District request for water and sewer infrastructure along U.S. 98 being one of them. Pigman said he has seen water projects completed in the districtÂs other counties: Glades and Okeechobee counties. ÂHighlands County is deserving,ÂŽ he said. PHIL ATTINGER/STAFFPat Myers, independent voter, stumps for gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum on Tuesday along Sebring Parkway, on the street outside Polling Precinct 25, the Church of Christ. Myers said she was tired of the hate and vicious verbal attacks between people, and she hopes to see more constructive dialogue between opposing viewpoints.AP council winners are Gray, Sutherland and SpurlockBy MARC VALEROSTAFF WRITERAVON PARK Â„ Brenda Gray came out on top in the Avon Park City Council election Tuesday night, with 1,402 votes as of press time. The top three vote getters, out of a Â“eld of seven, will win the council seats available in this election. Rounding out the top three are Maria Sutherland with 1,165 votes and Stanley Spurlock with 1,051 votes as of press time. ÂIt was a lot of hard work,ÂŽ Spurlock said. ÂI am very excited. I am ready to go to work to move Avon Park forward.ÂŽ ÂIÂm ecstatic, a lot of hard work,ÂŽ Sutherland said. ÂI think we can get a lot done for the city. I look forward to working with Brenda Gray.ÂŽ Gray said she got back into town Tuesday evening after doing some business and got the word that she won. She thanked God and thanked the voters for the opportunity to continue her service to the city. She said she will do her best for the city. When Gray asked who else won, Highlands News-Sun informed her of the vote totals. Gray said she hopes to work together with those newly elected to the council for the betterment of the city and hopes there will not be any Âpersonal agendas.ÂŽ The remaining City Council candidates garnered the following as of press time Tuesday night: Craig Marans, 593 votes; incumbent Terry Heston, 978 votes; Charles Howell, 438 votes; and incumbent Dora Smith, 690. Heston served three terms on the council, while Smith served one term, having been appointed in 2015. At Precinct 2, the Avon Park City Council Chambers, Will Simmons said Tuesday afternoon he was voting for the Âbig onesÂŽ the races for governor and the U.S. Senate. What about the Avon Park City Council race? ÂNo, those arenÂt really that important,ÂŽ Simmons replied. Art Williams said the important races included the governor, City Council and the amendments. Have you been tracking the Constitutional amendments? ÂAbsolutely,ÂŽ he replied. Outside the City Council Chambers, Avon Park City Council Candidate Maria Sutherland, wearing a sun hat, shaded herself from the afternoon sun with one of her campaign signs. ÂIf I donÂt win at least I will walk away with a tan,ÂŽ she said with a laugh. She hasnÂt seen too many of the other candidates at the polls, Sutherland said. ÂI havenÂt seen or heard any other candidate come by other than [Craig] Marans and [Stanley] Spurlock,ÂŽ she said. ÂUs three are the only ones that have been out holding up signs. ÂThe Avon Park Â“reÂ“ghter union has been out here supporting us. We have had quite a few citizens come out and sit with us, as well. It has been great. It has been a real fun experience.ÂŽ There was a total of 6,317 votes cast in the city election, with 15 overvotes and 2,143 undervotes. The winners will be sworn into ofÂ“ce at an organizational meeting of the city council at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13. Council members are elected to serve a three-year term.Steube easily takes congressional seatBy KIM LEATHERMAN STAFF WRITERSEBRING Â„ Highlands County voters chose Republican Greg Stuebe over his Democratic opponent, Allen Ellison of Sebring. The Â“nal tally, as of press time on Tuesday night, was Steube with 66.09 percent or 25,885 of the votes to EllisonÂs 33.91 percent or 13,280 votes. The total number of votes calculated by the Highlands County Supervisor of Elections website showed a total of 39,165 votes. According to Â”oridaelectionwatch. gov, in the district Stuebe earned 192,704 votes, or 62.26 percent. Ellison received 116,812 votes, or 37.745 percent. The total votes cast in this race was 309,516 as of press time. There was a total of 39,165 votes cast, with 3 overvotes and 960 undervotes. Steube is from Sarasota and will be representing FloridaÂs 17th Congressional District, which covers several counties, in total or in part, including Highlands, Charlotte, Glades, Hardee, Hillsborough, Lee, Manatee, Okeechobee and Polk. The seat became available after incumbent Republican Thomas Rooney decided to retire. SteubeÂs victory was not a surprise as he ran in a predominantly Republican district. In Highlands County alone, the registered voters are divided as follows: Democrats with 18,037 registered voters; Republicans with 27,461 and ÂothersÂŽ at 13,774. This is according to the Highlands County Supervisor of Elections as of Oct. 9. SteubeÂs platform was one of conservative values and included second amendment rights, immigration policies that include building the ÂwallÂŽ to fruition, and having a pro-life stance. Ellison was Â“ghting an uphill battle as he took up his candidacy after the unexpected death of fellow Democrat, candidate April Freeman on Sept. 23. The Florida Democratic Party decided Ellison would be its best hope to win the congressional seat. Ellison did not have much in the way of campaign funds, while Steube had well over $100,000. Ellison also ran a race in which his name was not even on the ballot as the General Election ballots had been approved and printed before FreemanÂs sudden death. The ballots would be used and voters were informed by the Supervisor of Elections that a vote for Freeman would count as a vote for Ellison. Ellison was born in Avon Park and is the CEO and founder of Center for Economic & Policy Development. His platform was to address the issues of immigration and health care reform, curbing gender inequality, global warming and Â“nding a solution to help those with disabilities. GRAY SPURLOCK SUTHERLAND STEUBE ELLISONGovernorÂs race goes to DeSantisBy PHIL ATTINGERSTAFF WRITERSEBRING Â„ As of 11 p.m. Tuesday, the Florida Division of Elections had yet to call the governorÂs race. However, Democrat Andrew Gillum conceded the race to former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis shortly after 11 p.m. Results showed DeSantis, Republican, with a tiny lead over Gillum: 4,015,047 votes (49.87 percent) versus 3,937,929 votes (48.91 percent) Â„ a difference of 76,118 votes, or just less than 1 percent. That statewide difference was only twice as much as the number of votes cast in Highlands County this election by mail, early votes and on Election Day. Meanwhile, the Highlands County Supervisor of Elections OfÂ“ce reported a 67.7 percent turnout Â„ 40,128 ballots cast out of 59,272 active registered voters. Of those, 11,695 had come in by mail, 12,640 by early voting and 15,793 on Election Day. Highlands County Supervisor of Elections Penny Ogg did not know if that turnout was the biggest midterm turnout the county had seen, but was impressed. ÂFor midterms, thatÂs a big one. We had 76 percent turnout for a presidential so 67.7 percent is big,ÂŽ Ogg said. ÂItÂs an exciting day.ÂŽ Of Highlands County voters, 39,762 voted in the governorÂs race. Of those, 26,262, or 66.05 percent, voted for DeSantis and 12,761 or 32.09 percent, voted for Gillum. In other state races: Florida Attorney General candidate Ashley Moody, Republican, carried 4,168,940 votes statewide, or 52.41 percent, over Democrat Sean Shaw, who got 3,643,815, or 45.81 percent. Jeffrey Marc Siskind, a non-party candidate, took 141,773 votes, or 1.78 percent. Locally, she won the race by a large margin: A 2-1 ratio of 27,204 votes (68.92 percent) to 11,568 votes (29.31 percent). Again, Siskind took 1.77 percent, this time with 699 votes. Jimmy Patronis took the contest for Florida Chief Financial OfÂ“cer over Jeremy Ring. Patronis had 4,089,274 votes, or 52.03 percent, while Ring had 3,769,786 votes, or 47.97 percent. In Highlands County, Patronis showed an easy win, a greater than 2-1 ratio of 26,511 votes (67.8 percent) over RingÂs 12,544 votes (32.08 percent). Another 49 votes Â„ 0.13 percent Â„ went locally to write-in candidates. Florida Commissioner of Agriculture candidate Matt Caldwell, Republican, carried 3,965,363 votes, or 50.25 percent, over Democratic candidate Nicole ÂNikkiÂŽ Fried, who received 3,926,060, or 49.75 percent. ItÂs a difference of 49,475 Â„ 0.6 percent. Locally, Caldwell won the race cleanly, in another 2-1 margin: 25,987 votes (66.04 percent) to 13,364 votes (33.96 percent). In Highlands County, the majority of voters chose Republicans for every other state and federal ofÂ“ce, voted to retain all judges and voted in favor of every balloted Florida Constitutional amendment. MIDTERM ELECTION 2018 HIGHLANDS COUNTY HIGHLANDS COUNTY
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BkMont g 75.74 +.22 12 BkNYMel 48.32 +.35 8 BkNova g 54.21 +.07 dd BarnesNob 6.73 +.08 73 BarrickG 13.14 -.07 7 BauschHl 26.72 +1.15 30 Baxter s 63.43 +.93 10 BeazerHm 9.09 -.13 97 BectDck 240.69 +3.37 6 BedBath 14.45 +.19 19 Bemis 47.23 +.70 30 BerkH B 218.51 +2.27 11 BigLots 42.56 -.64 dd Biocryst 7.77 -.16 18 Biogen 320.28 +3.13 dd BioPhrmX .18 +.00 18 BlkHillsCp 62.10 +.29 dd BlackBerry 9.44 +.10 q BlkHlthSci 39.11 ... q BlkMuniast 12.76 -.01 13 Blackstone 34.28 +.45 34 Boeing 366.47 +4.49 10 Bojangles n 16.10 +.09 27 BookingHl1949.46+78.34 11 BorgWarn 39.98 +.60 37 BostBeer 301.28 -2.65 29 BostonSci 36.85 +.49 dd Box light n 3.70 +1.78P/E Name Last Chg Money & Markets 2,560 2,640 2,720 2,800 2,880 2,960 MJJASO 2,600 2,680 2,760 S&P 500Close: 2,755.45 Change: 17.14 (0.6%) 10 DAYS 6,900 7,200 7,500 7,800 8,100 8,400 MJJASO 6,920 7,200 7,480 Nasdaq compositeClose: 7,375.96 Change: 47.11 (0.6%) 10 DAYSAdvanced 1765 Declined 1042 New Highs 49 New Lows 58 Vol. (in mil.) 3,416 Pvs. Volume 3,570 2,211 2,091 1804 1111 45 80 NYSE NASDDOW 25651.86 25444.90 25635.01 +173.31 +0.68% s t s +3.70% DOW Trans. 10487.42 10338.41 10474.11 +112.30 +1.08% s t t -1.30% DOW Util. 740.90 732.87 740.15 +5.35 +0.73% t t s +2.32% NYSE Comp. 12482.76 12411.67 12480.06 +55.75 +0.45% s t t -2.57% NASDAQ 7400.64 7320.89 7375.9 6 +47.11 +0.64% s t t +6.85% S&P 500 2756.82 2737.08 2755.45 +17.14 +0.63% s t t +3.06% S&P 400 1883.39 1866.72 1881.95 +11.56 +0.62% s t t -0.98% Russell 2000 1558.86 1544.65 1556.10 +8.59 +0.55% s t t +1.34% Toronto TSX 15295.31 15220.16 15292.71 +75.01 +0.49% s t t -5.65%HIGH LOW CLOSE CHG %CHG WK MO QTR YTD Stocks Recap Combined StocksFrom the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq. Interest ratesThe yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 3.21 percent Tuesday. Yields affect interest rates on mortgages and other consumer loans.NET 1YR TREASURIES LAST PVS CHG AGO 5.25 4.75 4.25 2.13 1.63 1.13 PRIME RATE FED FUNDS 3-month T-bill 2.37 2.37 ... 1.19 6-month T-bill 2.52 2.44 +0.08 1.32 52-wk T-bill 2.73 2.71 +0.02 1.50 2-year T-note 2.93 2.91 +0.02 1.62 5-year T-note 3.04 3.02 +0.02 1.98 7-year T-note 3.13 3.11 +0.02 2.17 10-year T-note 3.21 3.19 +0.02 2.32 30-year T-bond 3.43 3.43 ... 2.80 NET 1YR BONDS LAST PVS CHG AGO Barclays Glob Agg Bd 2.24 2.25 -0.01 1.61 Barclays USAggregate 3.64 3.65 -0.01 2.60 Barclays US Corp 4.31 4.32 -0.01 3.16 Barclays US High Yield 6.82 6.83 -0.01 5.44 Moodys AAA Corp Idx 4.25 4.27 -0.02 3.53 10-Yr. TIPS 1.14 1.13 +0.01 .44Commodities U.S. crude oil fell 1.4 percent while wholesale gasoline prices edged higher. Natural gas prices fell 0.3 percent. Gold prices fell slightly and silver fell 1 percent.Crude Oil (bbl) 62.21 63.10 -1.41 +3.0 Ethanol (gal) 1.30 1.32 -1.06 -2.4 Heating Oil (gal) 2.19 2.20 -0.36 +5.4 Natural Gas (mm btu) 3.56 3.57 -0.34 +20.4 Unleaded Gas (gal) 1.69 1.69 +0.12 -5.9 FUELS CLOSEPVS %CHG%YTD Gold (oz) 1223.80 1229.80 -0.49 -6.3 Silver (oz) 14.46 14.60 -1.00 -15.3 Platinum (oz) 871.50 869.40 +0.24 -6.7 Copper (lb) 2.73 2.76 -0.91 -16.7 Palladium (oz) 1111.90 1138.20 -2.31 +3.6 METALS CLOSEPVS %CHG%YTD Cattle (lb) 1.15 1.15 +0.09 -6.2 Coffee (lb) 1.18 1.21 -2.81 -6.8 Corn (bu) 3.73 3.74 -0.20 +6.4 Cotton (lb) 0.77 0.79 -1.83 -1.5 Lumber (1,000 bd ft) 335.40 330.00 +1.64 -25.1 Orange Juice (lb) 1.36 1.37 -0.95 +0.0 Soybeans (bu) 8.72 8.73 -0.11 -8.4 Wheat (bu) 5.12 5.07 +0.94 +19.9 AGRICULTURE CLOSE PVS %CHG%YTD USD per British Pound1.3094 +.0041 +.31% 1.3171 Canadian Dollar 1.3143 +.0036 +.27% 1.2720 USD per Euro 1.1413 -.0005 -.04% 1.1606 Japanese Yen 113.40 +.19 +.17% 113.77 Mexican Peso 19.7697 -.1528 -.77% 19.0429 1YR MAJORS CLOSE CHG %CHGAGO Israeli Shekel 3.6875 +.0002 +.07% 3.5075 Norwegian Krone 8.3653 -.0002 -.17% 8.1368 South African Rand 14.1376 +.0001 +.14% 14.1163 Swedish Krona 9.0572 .0001 -.09% 8.3972 Swiss Franc 1.0033 +.0006 +.06% .9979 EUROPE/AFRICA/MIDDLE EAST Australian Dollar 1.3855 -.0000 -.00% 1.3009 Chinese Yuan 6.9195 -.0062 -.09% 6.6336 Hong Kong Dollar 7.8318 +.0013 +.02% 7.8021 Indian Rupee 73.086 +.181 +.25% 64.607 Singapore Dollar 1.3743 -.0003 -.02% 1.3620 South Korean Won 1122.05 +1.24 +.11% 1112.36 Taiwan Dollar 30.79 +.08 +.26% 30.18 ASIA/PACIFICForeign Exchange The dollar strengthened against the euro and Japanese yen but weakened against the British pound. The dollar rose against the Canadian dollar and fell against the Mexican peso.LAST6 MO AGO 1 YR AGO 9 PartyCity n 10.16 +.06 26 Paychex 67.18 +.90 54 PayPal n 84.69 +.64 26 Pembina g 34.70 +.37 23 PnnNtGm 22.23 +.06 8 PennantPk 7.18 +.07 26 Penney 1.55 -.02 11 Penske 44.89 +.38 13 Pentair 42.37 +.52 13 PeopUtdF 15.77 -.01 33 PepsiCo 115.21 +.82 32 PerkElm 84.11 +1.09 dd Perrigo 73.85 +1.67 17 Pfizer 43.01 -.51 22 PhilipMor 88.77 -.78 ... PhilipsNV 38.37 -.07 12 Phillips66 100.88 +.36 q PimIncStr2 1 0.26 -.08 19 PinWst 84.65 +1.24 cc PioNtrl 148.52 +.24 5 PitnyBw 8.08 ... 38 PlainsAAP 23.71 +.40 15 PlatfmSpc 11.00 +.05 22 Polaris 95.61 +1.11 15 PolyOne 33.61 -.01 10 PrinFncl 48.28 +.24 23 ProAssur 44.56 +.26 23 ProctGam 91.51 +.31 8 ProspctCap 6.82 +.05 10 Prudentl 98.38 +.56 18 PSEG 53.00 -.21 22 PubStrg 202.80 +1.20 14 PulteGrp 24.89 +.15 dd PureStrg n 20.76 +.32 q PMMI 6.61 +.01 27 QEP Res 9.4 3 -.17 dd Qualcom 63.63 +.16 18 QstDiag 95.48 +1.43 18 RLauren 127.79 -9.01 19 RangeRs 17.39 -.18 1 RavenInds 45.25 +.73 17 RJamesFn 80.49 +1.02 33 Rayonier 30.73 -.88 27 Raytheon 184.80 +1.74 dd RealGSol h .38 -.01 35 RltyInco 61.56 +.09 cc RedHat 173.50 +.19 12 RedwdTr 16.49 -.08 25 Regenrn 357.61 +2.68 15 RegionsFn 17.64 +.32 18 RelStlAl 82.36 +.38 cc Replgn 67.91 +.62 ... ResidioTc n 24.09 -. 62 18 RestBrnds 56.37 +.95 47 RetailOpp 17.67 -.03 ... RiteAid 1.24 +.01 26 RockwlAut 177.07 +4.04 21 RockColl 131.26 +.01 34 Rogers 122.63 +.06 dd Roku n 55.62 -1.23 27 Roper 289.68 +1.34 ... RoyalBk g 72.81 -.16 14 RylCarb 106.12 +.30 100 RoyDShllB 65.71 +.15 96 RoyDShllA 63.45 +.06 13 Ryder 56.62 -.34 S-T-U 18 S&T Bcp 40.35 +.48 10 SCANA 40.05 +.23 34 SLGreen 94.35 +1.58 dd SM Energy 24.29 +.12 11 SRC Eng 7.35 -.32 ... SabnR 38.13 -.48 10 SabraHltc 21.46 -.87 31 Saia Inc 64.69 +.94 48 StJoe 15.68 +.21 cc Salesforce 133.95 -1.49 12 SallyBty 18.93 +.50 12 SJuanB 5.46 +.12 ... Sanofi 44.62 -.16 30 Schlmbrg 52.08 +.12 22 Schwab 47.76 +.48 ... ScorpioTk 2.06 +.04 9 SeagateT 45.42 +.47 15 Seaspan 9 .69 -.05 18 SempraEn 113.20 +.63 10 SenHous 15.91 -.40 24 ServiceMst 41.74 -.52 31 Sherwin 405.07 +.95 11 ShipFin 12.74 +.10 25 SimonProp 183.63 +.48 35 SiriusXM 6.34 +.23 17 SkywksSol 82.64 -.36 17 SmartFn rs 20.25 -.02 13 Smucker 109.92 +1.94 dd SnapInc A n 7.09 +.19 15 SnapOn 157.82 +2.74 50 SodaStrm 143.30 ... 12 SolarCap 21.25 +.35 23 SonocoP 56.06 +1.49 ... SonyCp 53.50 +.18 q SourcC 37.80 +. 31 dd SoJerInd s 31.32 +.33 22 SouthnCo 45.67 +.42 9 SwstAirl 51.86 +.44 7 SwstnEngy 5.83 -.06 18 SpiritRltC 8.11 -.07 dd Splunk 94.94 -6.20 4 Sprint 6.20 -.07 ... Square n 77.31 +2.30 17 StanBlkDk 125.68 +1.90 15 StarGas 9.74 +.04 30 Starbucks s 66.01 +1.53 12 StateStr 72.02 +.11 12 StlDynam 41.23 +.39 dd SteinMart s 2.16 +.08 11 SterlingBc 18.32 +.13 28 Stryker 166.73 +.40 32 SubPpne 22.34 -.14 13 Su mtMtls n 14.01 -.46 cc SunCmts 101.00 -.32 33 SunHydrl 37.95-12.08 ... Suncor g 34.35 +.29 11 SunTrst 62.50 -.02 16 SupGpCos s17.85 -.09 11 Symantec lf22.54 +2.52 8 Synchrony 26.87 +.15 dd SynrgyPh .45 -.01 14 SynovusFn 38.16 +.06 26 Sysco 64.45 -.11 27 T-MobileUS 68.77 -.12 9 TC PpLn 29.75 -.69 23 TJX 109.55 -.73 ... TOP Shi rs 1.81 +.10 27 Tapestry 42.45 -.30 15 Target 85.59 +.24 29 Taubmn 54.78 +. 29 24 TechData h 75.63 +.07 18 TeekayTnk 1.23 +.04 ... Teladoc n 63.41 +.07 dd TenetHlth 24.64 -2.56 7 Tenneco 35.15 +.13 22 Teradata 36.43 +.21 10 TerraNitro 83.96 ... dd Tesla Inc 341.06 -.34 24 TexInst 97.14 +1.48 29 TexRdhse 63.89 +2.00 13 Textainer 12.17 +.54 30 Textron 55.81 +.98 30 ThermoFis 238.23 +1.71 dd 3D Sys 12.85 -.34 27 3M Co 195.30 +2.05 32 Tiffany 115.21 -1.22 16 Timken 40.96 +.32 ... TitanPh rs .43 -.02 7 Torchmark 86.70 +.83 ... TorDBk gs 55.83 -.01 ... Total SA 58.57 +.10 ... Toyota 117.58 +2.17 27 TractSupp 93.18 -.67 dd TransEntx 3.04 -.12 dd Transocn 11.11 +.08 17 Travelers 128.60 +2.07 dd Trevena .62 -.05 11 TriPointe 12.95 ... q TriContl 26.19 +.02 ... TriCntl pf 51.32 +.07 30 TriNetGrp 46.47 +.57 5 Trinity 22.03 -.64 cc TripAdvis 57.00 +3.76 40 Tronox 12.76 +.84 15 TrueBlue 23.86 -.51 14 TrstNY 7.93 +.26 dd Tuppwre 38.18 -.48 17 TurqHillRs 1.84 -.06 22 21stCFoxA 47.16 +.29 ... Twilio n 71.02 -.75 dd Twitter 34.42 +.40 dd 2U 53.42 -9.86 46 UDR 39.97 +.39 12 UGI Corp 55.12 +.62 21 US FdsHl n 31.63 +3.64 5 UltraClean 11.52 +.12 ... UltPetro n 1.61 +.04 40 UndrArm s 23.30 -.69 ... UnAr C wi 20.91 -.55 19 UniFirst 148.87 -.48 ... UnilevNV 54.36 +.02 10 UnionPac 150.17 +1.60 13 Unit 24.04 +.33 18 UPS B 108.65 +1.83 7 UtdRentals 129.76 +3.06 14 US Bancrp 52.64 +.30 17 USSteel 29.06 +.20 21 UtdTech 127.94 +.69 23 UtdhlthGp 263.54 +2.53 51 UnitGrp 19.92 -.18 42 Univar n 22.20 -3.68 10 UnvslCp 69.19 +1.16 2 UnumGrp 37.27 -.12 ... UraniumEn 1.40 -.02 V-W-X-Y-Z 41 VF Corp 85.46 -1.00 ... VICI Pr n 21.80 +.28 17 VlyNBcp 10.09 +.11 ... Valvoline n 19.05 -1.74 q VangDivAp 106.48 +.90 q VangTotW 78.12 ... 28 Vectren 71.63 -.03 29 Ventas 58.94 +.50 cc Vereit 7.47 -.06 dd Vericel 16.65 +5.11 41 Verisign 157.15 -3.65 7 VerizonCm 57.21 ... 6 ViacomB 32.56 +.15 25 ViadCorp 49.91 +1.13 32 Viavi 10.75 -.08 47 Visa s 140.79 +.99 cc VishayInt 19.29 +.09 91 Vis traEn n 24.48 -.49 dd VitalThera .36 -.04 38 VMware 143.02 +.08 ... Vodafone 19.13 -.58 22 VulcanM 104.12 +3.53 42 WD 40 170.61 -.01 22 WEC Engy 68.28 +.67 24 WP Carey 64.99 +.26 dd WPX Engy 15.88 -.23 25 WalMart 103.33 +.42 15 WalgBoots 80.60 +.63 ... WarrMet n 25.73 -.63 28 WREIT 28.60 +.10 19 WsteMInc 87.83 +.05 cc Waters 197.03 +1.15 dd WeathfIntl 1.32 +.05 19 WebsterFn 59.88 +.73 35 WtWatch 50.94 -.69 10 WeinRlt 28.12 -.09 ... Welbilt 14.00 -.26 13 WellsFargo 53.55 -.11 16 Welltower 69.12 +1.34 19 Wendys Co 17.08 +.04 q WAstInfSc 10.81 +.06 5 WDigital 48.90 +.54 10 WstnUnion 18.48 +.04 ... WestpacBk 19.55 +.22 14 WestRck 46.73 +1.36 21 Weyerhsr 27.19 -.43 dd Whrlpl 115.92 -.24 dd WhitngPet rs35.59 +.30 10 WmsCos 25.74 +.02 q WT MCD s 35.27 +.24 29 Woodward 78.11 +.85 14 WorldFuel 30.62 + .28 cc WldW Ent 73.00 -.15 13 Worthgtn 43.58 +.65 30 Wynn 109.69 +.39 21 XcelEngy 49.14 +.74 cc Xerox rs 29.00 +.38 44 Xilinx 85.92 +1.56 dd YRC Wwde 6.42 -.01 dd Yamana g 2.37 -.04 30 YorkWater 31.37 +.31 31 YumBrnds 87.90 +.43 ... Yum China 37.30 +1.26 13 Zagg 12.25 +.20 dd Zendesk 53.01 -.32 cc ZillowC n 41.04 +.59 22 ZimmerBio 115.04 +.01 43 Zoetis 92.76 +.04 62 Zynga 3.71 ...DOW 25,635.01 +173.31 NASDAQ 7,375.96 +47.11 S&P 500 2,755.45 +17.14 10-YR T-NOTE 3.21% +.02 30-YR T-BOND 3.43% ... CRUDE OIL $62.21 -.89 GOLD $1,223.80 -6.00 EURO $1.1413 -.0005p p p p p p p p n n q q q q q q(Previous and change figures reflect current contract.) 21 Garmin 64.56 -.29 q GAInv 34.67 +.28 19 GenDynam182.20 +4.23 dd GenElec 9.42 +.14 10 GenMills 43.82 +.85 dd GenMotors 36.46 +.21 cc GenesisEn 23.10 +.13 13 Gentex 21.57 -.11 21 Gen uPrt 98.56 +.48 3 Genworth 4.56 +.26 dd GeronCp 1.65 -.12 8 GileadSci 70.35 +.77 ... GlaxoSKln 39.80 -.25 dd Globalstar .36 -.02 47 GlobusMed 55.91 +1.33 cc GoDaddy n 72.50 -.50 dd Gogo 7.31 +1.52 13 Goldcrp g 9.38 -.13 18 GoldmanS 228.20 -.52 8 Goodyear 22.29 +.64 dd GoPro 5.66 +.09 15 GovPrpIT 9.28 +.14 19 vjGrace 66.49 +.51 12 GraphPkg 11.69 +.40 cc Greensky n 9.28 -5.38 14 Greif A 48.75 -.26 ... G riffin 35.26 -.25 ... Groupon 3.26 -.01 ... GuangRy 18.95 +.19 8 H&E Eqp 24.35 -.01 16 HCP Inc 28.49 +.27 9 HP Inc 24.88 +.24 ... HSBC 41.79 +.09 ... HainCels lf 26.13 +.67 q iShSelDiv 98.08 +.75 q iShNsdBio s108.50 +.47 q iShCorHiDv 90.27 +.24 q iShUSPfd 35.99 +.10 24 Idacorp 96.83 +1.28 24 ITW 131.70 +.75 18 IndBkMI 22.83 +.09 dd Infinera 6.23 -.04 23 IngerRd 101.09 +1.95 14 Ingredion 105.50 -.17 18 Inte l 47.25 -.42 dd InterceptP 109.37 -.76 9 IBM 123.12 +3.06 ... IntlGmeT n 17.33 -.21 15 IntPap 46.63 +.46 dd Intersectns 3.59 +.02 76 IntSurg s 519.69+12.29 dd Inuvo 1.36 +.02 dd Invacare 7.47 -5.73 9 Invesco 21.70 -.02 19 InvestBncp 12.51 +1.13 cc IonisPhm 53.65 +2.13 dd IovanceTh 8.80 -.65 28 IronMtn 31.74 +.11 J-K-L 15 JPMorgCh 109.60 +.51 28 JacobsEng 79.53 +2.72 dd JkksPac 2.30 -.02 16 JetBlue 17.86 ... 20 JohnJn 142.57 +.37 23 JohnContl n 33.26 +.18 11 KKR 24.55 ... 13 KLA Tnc 95.05 +2.54 17 KC Southn 101.80 -.29 q23 MVC Cap 8.98 +.01 7 Macquarie 39.54 -.27 12 Macys 37.03 +.28 8 Magna g s 49.56 +.54 ... MagneG rs .28 +.03 ... Mallinckdt 29.64 +2.48 ... Manulife g 16.45 -.03 dd MarathnO 18.33 -.36 10 Mar athPt s 68.37 -1.39 26 MAR 114.55 -6.13 20 MartinMid 12.63 -.21 22 MarvellTch 16.86 -.28 16 Masco 31.42 ... 46 MasterCrd 199.15 +1.17 41 Match n 51.47 +.28 ... MatinasB n .89 +.16 15 MatthInt 43.78 +.33 21 MaximIntg 51.68 +.27 dd McClatch rs 7.20 -.28 21 McCorm 148.50 +1.65 28 McDnlds 182.71 +2.32 11 McKesson 128.60 +1.48 18 MedProp 16.33 +.26 6 MedleyCap 3.60 +.01 49 Medtrnic 92.51 +.90 27 Merck 7 3.31 +.19 35 MercGn 61.15 +.45 cc Meredith 57.26 +.97 5 Meritor 17.50 +.38 10 MetLife 44.61 +.02 15 MKors 57.45 -.85 3 MicronT 39.80 -.12 51 Microsoft 107.72 +.21 dd Microvisn 1.06 +.02 11 NewfldExp 22.14 -.36 24 NewmtM 32.31 -.08 ... Nexeo Sol 9.69 -1.15 13 NextEraEn 171.46 +.75 33 NiSource s 26.10 +.17 16 Nielsen plc 26.85 +.09 61 NikeB s 76.57 -.96 dd NobleCorp 4.91 -.08 27 NobleEngy 27.03 +.10 .. NokiaCp 5.86 ... dd NordicAm 3.31 +.22 25 NorflkSo 167.05 -.15 37 NthnO&G 2.98 +.04 30 NorthropG 282.74 +3.30 17 NwstBcsh 16.91 +.19 17 Novartis 87.92 -1.31 dd Novavax 1.91 -.03 ... NovoNord 43.15 -.17 34 NuSkin 72.57 +.34 dd NuanceCm 17.24 +.19 12 Nucor 62.43 +1.07 ... Nutanix n 44.41 +2.02 ... Nutrien n 56.98 +2.78 q NuvDivA 12.38 -.01 q Nv AMT-Fr 14.56 -.01 q NvPfdInco 9.19 +.02 q NuvEqtP 13.48 +.1 5 40 Nvidia 211.06 -.71 dd NxStageMd 28.80 +.39 20 OGE Engy 37.21 +.63 dd OaktrSpL 4.68 +.05 11 OaktStInco 8.34 +.21 dd OasisPet 9.88 -.33 56 OcciPet 73.34 +3.39 12 FNBCp PA 12.29 +.21 28 Facebook 149.94 +1.26 21 Fastenal 53.50 +.86 10 FedExCp 226.77 +4.16 19 FedNatHld 21.25 +.03 22 FedRlty 125.14 +.27 ... Ferrari n 115.99 -1.59 dd Ferrellgs 1.72 -.01 ... FiatChrys 16.40 +.06 13 FidlNatFn 33.29 +.33 q9 FidusInvst 14.06 +.31 10 FifthThird 27.98 +.41 dd FireEye 18.77 +.10 10 FstData n 18.73 +.33 14 FstHorizon 16.47 +.11 26 FstSolar 42.83 -1.10 8 FirstEngy 37.46 +.34 dd Fitbit n 6.24 +.34 q FlrtyTotR 17.86 -.01 9 Flex Ltd 8.56 -.02 20 FlowrsFds 19.04 +.20 35 Fluor 48.17 +.84 29 FootLockr 50.70 +.50 5 FordM 9.54 +.01 20 ForestCA 25.17 +.03 15 FBHmSec 45.14 -.56 8 FrptMcM 12.20 -.02 ... frntdoor 24.8810.25 ... Frontr rs 5.26 +.25 G-H-I dd GW Pharm 142.67 -.95 q GabDvInc 21.16 +.23 q GabMultT 8.43 +.06 q GabUtil 6.22 +.09 19 Gam&Lsr n 33.70 +.15 12 Gap 27.86 +.10 cc Hallibrtn 35.77 +.02 8 Hanesbds s 16.51 -.03 61 HanoverIns111.76 +1.40 13 HarleyD 39.51 +.30 dd Harmonic 5.94 -.11 27 HarrisCorp 150.56 +1.01 73 Harsco 28.48 +.11 16 HartfdFn 46.14 +.65 26 HawaiiEl 37.72 +.32 ... HlthCSvc 43.32 +.49 dd HeclaM 2.49 -.10 ... HeliosM rs 02 ... 22 Hersha rs 17.30 -.37 23 Hershey 107.69 +.72 ... HertzGl 15.73 +.23 dd Hess 58.66 +.02 13 HP Ent n 15.88 -.05 10 HilltopH 20.16 -.02 35 Hilton 70.59 -1.81 36 HimaxTch 5.24 -.09 16 HollyFront 65.50 +.31 24 HomeDp 182.01 -.18 ... Honda 29.30 +.70 42 HonwllIntl 148.45 +1.27 24 Hormel s 44.08 -.14 10 HospPT 25.81 -.19 45 HostHotls 18.50 -.75 ... HuanPwr 23.23 +.36 18 Hubbell 109.73 +1.58 28 H umana 331.81 +5.20 14 HuntBncsh 14.59 +.22 21 HuntgtnIng 228.00 +1.73 8 Huntsmn 23.23 +.40 61 IdexxLab s 202.27 +.82 ... ING 12.79 -.04 ... 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The Sun | Wednesday, November 7, 2018 www.yoursun.com E/N/C Page 9 MARMADUKE By Brad Anderson Cryptoquip 2011 by King Features Syndicate Challenger YesterdayÂs Challenger Answers DEAR DR. ROACH: Is there any evidence that taking turmeric prevents cancer? I have a friend who is convinced that it does. Â„ M.S. ANSWER: There are hundreds of cancers, some of which we can treat and a few of which we can prevent. Turmeric cannot, unfortunately, prevent all cancers. There are reasons to think that turmeric may have benets. Some studies have suggested benet in certain types of cancers, including leukemias and colon and prostate cancers, but I have to emphasize that turmeric (or its active substance, curcumin) is not, by itself, a completely eective preventive or treatment for cancer. Even people taking large amounts of turmeric and with an outstanding diet can get cancer. A recent study suggested that people who use alternative treatments for cancer had worse outcomes than people who did not. This prompts a reminder that potential therapies like curcumin should be recommended only as part of comprehensive cancer care and only after discussion with a cancer specialist. DEAR DR. ROACH: I am 75 years old and had a case of vertigo along with an ear infection. An evaluation included an MRI and bloodwork, and a week later, the earache was gone. I was told that the vertigo was due to the earache. The following week, I had a dentist appointment and needed a lling. I was feeling ne when I entered the dentist's chair. The assistant reclined the chair, and the lling went well. When I was lifted back up, I was so dizzy that I felt like I had gotten o of a roller coaster. I had dry heaves. The next day I went to my druggist, and he suggested Bonine for motion sickness, but all it did was make me sleepy. Did the position of the dental chair cause the vertigo to come back? I'm afraid to go back to the dentist. What can I do? Â„ D. ANSWER: The most likely diagnosis is benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. While I can't be sure of this, the onset of severe symptoms with change in position is suggestive, and the fact that it came and went at least twice over a week or so is also consistent. Finally, an MRI scan (which is often not needed) rules out some of the more worrisome causes of vertigo. BPPV is a common, probably the most common, cause of vertigo. Your description of feeling like you have gotten o a roller coaster is a powerfully evocative description of vertigo, which many people describe as a feeling they are moving when they are not (some people say it's the world that's moving). Although BPPV will get better on its own, a physical maneuver can be performed by an experienced clinician that repositions the crystals inside the organ of balance, which help the brain determine which way is up. This sometimes can cure the symptoms immediately. Vestibular rehabilitation is eective for people with a more prolonged course. If your symptoms don't get better, it's time to re-evaluate. DR. ROACH WRITES: A recent column about back pain in a 69-year-old woman exercising two or more hours a day led me to conclude she may have been overdoing it. One reader wrote in that changing some of her exercise to yoga was successful in resolving these painful "knots" in her back. As always, I am happy to hear from readers and share their wisdom, especially when it's something I should have thought of but didn't.DEAR ABBY: My stepson "Arnold" recently moved out, and I found a notebook he left behind that I thought I'd use. Inside was a journal entry he had made last year about someone he loved. The problem is, it's directed to another man. I want to believe that's not true, but the writing and everything else checks out. I wish I had never seen it. We're a Christian family and have conservative views. Arnold never dated much, but we thought it was because he was so focused on his education. None of us would have ever expected this. There were no signs whatsoever. I feel such a burden right now. I know why he wouldn't tell his parents. His dad would be devastated. I never keep anything from my husband, and I feel terrible not being able to share this. But I don't want to reveal what I saw if my stepson isn't ready. What should I do? Should I ask Arnold about it? How can I take this burden o my shoulders? Â„ Stressed In The West DEAR STRESSED: I am a rm believer in communication. Return the notebook to Arnold, and when you do, use it as an opportunity to open a conversation with him about it. I do not think you should unburden yourself to your husband. The person to "out" Arnold should be Arnold. DEAR ABBY: At what age is it inappropriate for an uncle to cuddle his niece? She's in fth grade. I don't do anything except put my arm around her while sitting on the couch. She still likes it, but when should I stop this activity with her? Â„ Wondering In The South DEAR WONDERING: I don't regard an uncle putting his arm around his niece to show aection as "cuddling." However, the age when the displays of aection should be curtailed is when the girl is physically mature enough that it makes either her or her uncle uncomfortable. Dear Heloise: When a recipe calls for CUTTING DRIED FRUIT, it's easier and faster to use a pair of scissors that are lightly coated with cooking spray. Just snip the fruit into small pieces with the scissors. Â„ Holly Y., Red Oak, Iowa Dear Heloise: This information is in regard to wonderful silicone covers that you can put on pots and bowls. They make a wonderful vacuum seal on both, but be careful taking them o pans or pots when they're hot because of steam. The rst time I used one on my frying pan and lifted it with my ngers, I got burned. Use a spatula or tongs to lift the cover. Â„ Annie in Ohio Dear Readers: It was a happy accident that tea bags were invented. Originally, samples of tea were sent in tea bags until someone got the brilliant idea to brew a cup of tea with the tea bag samples. Â„ HeloiseTurmeric is not helpful at ghting, preventing cancers J ournal left behind reveals stepson's love for a man Give dried fruit a few snipsHints from Heloise Dr. Roach Dear Abby
Page 10 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun | Wednesday, November 7, 2018 ARIES (March 21-April 19). You wonÂt regret taking the high road. To extend dignity and peace to another is to extend it to yourself. Doing the right thing is its own reward, but this time it will come with a bonus. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). ItÂs not like you consciously pick and choose which ÂyouÂŽ to be. The right version of you just emerges unbidden to handle the situation. Too much interference by your conscious mind can only slow you down. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Just because you lower your pride doesnÂt mean youÂre signaling defeat. This may be an act of deference, respect or strategy. Humility takes strength. CANCER (June 22-July 22). Gather experience. Repetition of the same task is experience, too, but itÂs not going to grow you like facing the unknown. YouÂll learn more about yourself in the face of fresh experience than you would through introspection. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Beware of people who act like theyÂve got it all gured out. Perhaps they really have sorted through a small section of life, and you can learn from them in that regard. But thatÂs not true for every regard. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You will express yourself in an open, condent manner and with great warmth and heart. Loved ones will feel lucky to be on the receiving end of your generosity. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Brilliance! Forcefulness! Courage in action! After you give yourself a moment to soak in your victory, rest. ThatÂs the step not to skip. If you keep going full tilt without a rest, youÂll risk a setback. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). The quality of attention you give will make you a favorite among your people. Not only do you acknowledge others when they speak, you also extend an appreciation for the personal risk-taking that may be involved. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Take full advantage of this world before rushing to explore the next one. YouÂll get there soon enough. And when you do, youÂll probably look back and count today as being among Âthe gold ole days.ÂŽ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Can you arrange your schedule so that you can catch the sunset? The magical time just before the sky falls asleep will bring a benet to your psyche and may even make your dreams sweeter. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Something changes to set the usual dynamics of a close relationship a little o-kilter. This is a move toward improvement though it may not seem like it right away. YouÂll avoid stagnation. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). A handwritten letter was once the prevailing method of communicating on matters of news, love, gratitude and intention. Now itÂs a rarity, which is why, if you write someone a note, it will be a cherished memento. TODAYÂS BIRTHDAY (Nov. 7). YouÂll push for a change that could transform your whole scene, and it will. Go forward with your plan regardless of popular opinion. (There are some people you shouldnÂt even give the chance to weigh in.) Also in 2019: high expectations met, love, loyalty and professional advancement. Pisces and Aries adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 50, 44, 20, 4 and 11. 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
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Page 12 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun | Wednesday, November 7, 2018 would help attract and retain quality teachers. School Board members and referendum supporters held town halls across the community to answer any questions the public had about the referendum, and clear up any confusion. At one meeting in late October, Superintendent Steve Dionisio and chairman Ian Vincent pulled up chairs to sit with members of the public and discuss the referendum. With all precincts reporting, 47,029 of the votes, or 56 percent, were in favor of the referendum, with 36,627 against. Vincent said he was almost at a loss for words seeing the results come in. As the remaining precincts came in, Vincent said he wanted to give Âa great big thank you to the community. They had said loud and clear education is important in Charlotte County.ÂŽ Superintendent Steve Dionisio said the School Board has a lot of work ahead to get ready to implement all of the initiatives the additional dollars will bring to the district. ÂThis has been a long journey, but it ended successfully with the community showing Charlotte County Public Schools that t hey support us,ÂŽ Dionisio wrote in a statement.SCHOOLFROM PAGE 1 FROM PAGE ONEnot uncommon for the mix of suits, MAGA hats and biker attire typically seen at DeSantis events. ÂWe knew coming into this race that it was going to be neck-and-neck but the Panhandle is going to throw down.ÂŽ At around 8:30 p.m. in Tallahassee, the crowd at GillumÂs party, which had swelled to hundreds, nervously watched as MSNBC continued to say both races were still too close to call. They cheered as Democrats in other states were declared winners or seemed to have leads Â„ Gov. Gina Raimondo in Rhode Island who easily won, or Rep. Beto OÂRourke, running against Texas senator Ted Cruz. But when the screens showed early results from the Florida races, the crowd seemed to hold their breath. A brief chant of Âbring it homeÂŽ broke out after staffer Millie Raphael tried to ease the crowd. ÂItÂs really close,ÂŽ she said. ÂWe continue to believe in him, in us, in the power of people. Meanwhile in Orlando by 9 p.m. the sitting crowd was on its feet, in front of the stage and the mega Fox News screens, booing any mention on Fox News of Democrats winning races across the country, and cheering for any Republican amids chants of ÂRon, Ron, Ron!ÂŽ For Florida Democrats, the contest was a proxy for the debate that has been raging for years among Democrats: Are they better off Â“elding centrists to appeal to swing voters or liberals who actually excite the base of the party. Florida Democrats for decades gravitated toward cautious, pro-business centrists from the swing voter mecca of Tampa Bay. And they kept losing. With Gillum, they not only picked the Â“rst ever African-American nominee for governor but also an unapologetic member of the partyÂs liberal wing. Unlike Nelson, he advocated Medicare for All, legalization of marijuana, and a $15 minimum wage. That debate is certain to continue with GillumÂs loss. Many Republicans believe moderate former U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham would have been a stronger nominee, more likely to win over swing voters and Republicans disaffected with Trump. Gillum seemed to have what it takes: skill, luck and timing. He also possesses a charisma, likability and natural political skill that Florida hasnÂt seen since Sen. Marco Rubio rose to prominence. Gillum won the primary with just 34 percent of the Democratic vote and immediately became a national political sensation. Race became an issue immediately. On day one of the general election, DeSantis on Fox News warned that Florida voters that Gillum would Âmonkey this upÂŽ in Florida. Fox issued a formal rebuke for what was widely viewed as a racial comment but DeSantis said was merely a poor choice of words. DeSantis, meanwhile, lacked much of a message beyond attacking Gillum and often looked uncomfortable or unenthusiastic on the campaign trail. He overwhelmingly beat Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam in the primary mainly thanks to an endorsement by Trump and by appearing constantly on Fox News in Washington to cheer the president and denounce the Russia investigation. He has an impressive background Â„ growing up in a working class Dunedin family, and then going to Yale, Harvard Law, and the U.S. Navy Â„ but many Republicans worried he was a weak general election candidate. DeSantis followed closely the Trump playbook of warning voters they should fear Gillum. The Tallahassee Mayor Gillum was a corrupt, weak-on-crime radical who would kill FloridaÂs economy. ÂHeÂs accused me of everything but being a child of God,ÂŽ Gillum quipped in a recent interview. The Tallahassee mayor faced the cloud of an ongoing FBI corruption investigation into Tallahassee City Hall, including revelation s that the mayor had accepted free gifts from an undercover agent posing as a developer. DeSantis repeatedly talked about that investigation, as well as the crime rate in Tallahassee and GillumÂs call to abolish ICE in its current form. Gillum proposed raising corporate taxes to better fund education, and DeSantis warned that was likely just the start of the taxes Gillum would try to raise. Shell-shocked Florida Democrats will now face the same painful process they have gone through in every midterm ele ction for 20 years: Pondering what went wrong and what, if anything, they can do to Â“nally win. Since the virtually tied presidential election of 2000, Democrats have won two and lost two presidential races in Florida, but lower turnout midterm elections have been too steep a hill Â„ often just barely. 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SPORTSWednesday, November 7, 2018 www.yoursun.com | www.facebook.com/SunPreps | @Sun_Preps Cowboys unable to defend star at home except for Jones shoveThe Dallas Cowboys defense might want to delete that last group photo. It was a celebration that proved a bit premature.See page 4.INDEX | Golf 2 | Lottery 2 | Local Sports 3 | NFL 4 | Scoreboard 5 | NHL 6 | Weather 6 By JOHN MARSHALLAP BASKETBALL WRITERThe 2017-18 college basketball season had everything a fan could want. Standout performances, a No. 1 seed Â“nally falling in the Â“rst round of the NCAA Tournament and Villanova cutting down the nets for the second time in three seasons. Oh, and Sister Jean and Chicago-Loyola giving hope to underdogs everywhere by reaching the Final Four. A new season starts Tuesday, and itÂs been a long seven months to wait for a sport that seems to top itself every year. To get you ready, weÂve got a guide on the top teams, players and other tidbits to look for in 2018-19:TOP TEAMSKansas. Bill Self has another strong recruiting class, a preseason AllAmerican in Memphis transfer Dedric Lawson and a No. 1 ranking. Kentucky. Coach Cal has another roster full of future pros. HeÂs also got Reid Travis, a grad transfer from Stanford who happens to be one of the nationÂs top players. Gonzaga. The Zags broke through to the Final Four two years ago. They could be even better this year. Duke. Coach K outdid himself with this yearÂs recruiting class with what could be three of the top Â“ve picks in the NBA draft. Virginia. OK, so that Â“rst-round NCAA Tournament loss to UMBC was ugly and history-making. But the Cavaliers have nearly everyone back and plenty of motivation. Tennessee. The Vols have never been to the Final Four. That could change this season Â„ theyÂre that good.TOP PLAYERSCarsen Edwards, Purdue. He was super productive as a sophomore last season. Expect even more from him now that the Boilermakers need him even more. Luke Maye, North Carolina. The player who hit the shot to send the Tar Heels to the Final Four in 2017 averaged a double-double last season and will be counted on even more this year. R.J. Barrett, Duke. The athletic freshman has yet to play a game but has already created a buzz and could be the No. 1 overall pick in next yearÂs NBA draft. Dedric Lawson, Kansas. The former Memphis forward gives the Jayhawks plenty of talent and experience on an otherwise young roster. Ethan Happ, Wisconsin. The Badgers sure are glad this multitalented big man decided to withdraw from the NBA draft. Opponents will not be. Caleb Martin, Nevada. The do-everything forwardÂs decision to return with twin brother Cody is a big reason the Wolf Pack are being mentioned as a Final Four team.MID-MAJOR MONSTERSNevada. The Muss bus is loaded with talent and is driving toward what could be the best season in program history. Loyola-Chicago. No way the Ramblers and Sister Jean will be overlooked again. Western Kentucky. Top recruit Charles Bassey will push the Hilltoppers up the big hill. Buffalo. Bulls have Â“ve of their top six scorers back from a team that knocked off Arizona in the opening round of the NCAAs. Marshall. The Thundering Herd and coach Dan DÂAntoni are looking for an even deeper March run after knocking off Wichita State in the opening round of the NCAAs.FRESHMEN PHENOMSZion Williamson, Duke. Basket supports beware: One of the nationÂs top freshmen is a known rim A guide to the 2018-19 college basketball seasonSTARS | 3By ERIC LEEASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR MISSOURIANAnd so it will be as predicted Â„ Alabama and Georgia will meet in the conference title game Dec. 1 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. This is the earliest that the Southeastern Conference Championship Game has been set.But now what?The rest of the conference is left to eat the scraps that fall from the plates of the leagueÂs top dogs. A chance at a New YearÂs Six bowl remains (if Alabama and Georgia both make the College Football Playoff), but even that feels like a consolation prize. No national title. No conference title. Take your pick of the following quotes and see what the great Vince Lombardi thought about not coming out on top. ÂShow me a good loser, and IÂll show you a loser.ÂŽ ÂSecond place is meaningless.ÂŽ And, of course: ÂWinning isnÂt everything; itÂs the only thing.ÂŽ So if you arenÂt Alabama or SEC FOOTBALL FOCUS: The SEC Championship Game is set. Now what?By David MurphyTHE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER (TNS)ItÂs worth repeating: The biggest impediment standing in the way of taking another step forward this offseason is that they have very little idea of where they are standing to begin with. ThatÂs not a knock on the navigational abilities of Matt Klentak or the front ofÂ“ce that surrounds him. ItÂs just the unfortunate reality of the PhilliesÂ current situation. There is very little that the Phillies can do this offseason to become a legitimate World Series contender if they do not also see a signiÂ“cant appreciation in the pieces that they have spent the last three-plus years putting into place. Where once there was a variety of methods for cobbling together a pennant-winning roster, there is now a formula that seems to get more universal with each offseason. You develop a foundation of three or four young hitters with base-reaching ability and 20-home-run power, you prioritize value while building a deep inventory of starters, and then you spend whatever money you have on whatever the top of the free-agent market has available. All three parts of that formula are important to keep in mind as Klentak and his fellow general managers gather in California for their annual meetings starting Tuesday. For most of the last year, the narrative surrounding the Phillies has centered almost exclusively on their desire to make a big splash in this yearÂs free-agent market, which ofÂ“cially opened for business this weekend. At times, the public perception seemed to hold that the last couple of seasons were nothing more than a biding of time until John Middleton could ride in on his credit line and conjure the ghosts of 2008 with a stroke or two of the pen. But waiting for Manny Machado and Bryce Harper to reach free agency was never going to be the hard part of the process. After all, that was inevitable, much more so than persuading them to actually sign here in Philly. The disconcerting thing about the PhilliesÂ current position is that the heaviest lifting was supposed to be done by now. This offseason was never supposed to be make-or-break. Four years ago, when the former regime Â“nally acknowledged that the organization was on the precipice of a lengthy rebuilding project, there were a number of different road maps one could envision for the return trip to contention. The one commonality they shared was 2019 as a destination: if not a culmination of the previous yearsÂ work, then certainly one of the Â“nal rest stops before David Murphy: With or without Bryce Harper and Manny Machado, Phillies need creativity to become a contender MLB | 3By JACOB HOAGSTAFF WRITERA thunderous crowd roared throughout the Barron Collier gymnasium Tuesday night. Filling every seat, an even mix of Pirate and Cougar faithful pounded the wooden bleachers beneath their feet, making it hard to speak with those sitting around you. But even with what felt like a home crowd at times at its back, Port Charlotte couldnÂt pull off the comeback, falling 3-1 to the Lady Cougars in the regional volleyball finals for the second consecutive year. ÂThey fought,ÂŽ Port Charlotte coach Kevin Krause said. ÂWe were just off tonight. Our passing, our serving, our setting, it was off today. ItÂs just disappointing, you know. We worked so hard this season, but IÂm proud of them. We just had bigger goals.ÂŽ Barron Collier, who knocked the Lady Pirates out 3-0 last season, proved frustrating for AP PHOTOAlabama running back Damien Harris (34) waves goodbye to LSU fans after his touchdown in the second half of an NCAA college football game against LSU in Baton Rouge, La.SEC | 3 MLB: Philadelphia Phillies AREA PREPS: Volleyball COLLEGE FOOTBALL: SEC NCAA: Basketball PreviewLady Pirates fall shortLose in regional volleyball finals, 3-1 FINALS | 3BFILE PHOTO BY TIM KERN The Port Charlotte Lady Pirates fought valiantly but lost to the Barron Collier Lady Cougars Tuesday night in the Regional Â“nals. proven to make it easier on the brain. Less stress. More recall. 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Whaley was just getting hooked on golf in Syracuse, New York, and she was good enough to compete in tournaments when her name was scratched off the entry list of a junior tournament for boys because she was a girl. ÂAnd now IÂve played in a PGA Tour event,ÂŽ said Whaley, who at the 2003 Greater Hartford Open became the Â“rst woman in 58 years to qualify for a PGA Tour event. ÂLook how far weÂve gone. ItÂs not where we need to be, but weÂre making progress. And that makes me smile.ÂŽ Around the time Whaley had her Â“rst whiff of discrimination as a young girl, Barrie Naismith Jeffcoat was working at a golf club in Atlanta as a 29-yearold woman who was giving lessons and going nowhere. She hired young men to handle the carts and pick up golf balls from the range. Some of them went on to become PGA professionals and got jobs at other clubs. She couldnÂt join the PGA as a certiÂ“ed pro because she was a woman. ÂSomething was wrong with this picture,ÂŽ Naismith Jeffcoat said in a telephone interview Monday from her home in Virginia. ÂAt the time I was giving lessons to Superior Court Judge (Joel) Fryer. He gave me the name of his attorney. The attorney advised me to call the PGA. I got a lawyer on the phone with the PGA and he told me, ÂYou can call Jimmy Carter, but it wonÂt do you any good.ÂÂŽ Instead of calling the president, she Â“led a lawsuit against the PGA in 1978. By the end of the year, the PGA signed the Naismith Consent Degree, giving women equal rights to become PGA professionals. Naismith became the Â“rst female member on Feb. 1, 1979. She stayed with the PGA a few more years, yet the impact will be felt strongest this week at the PGA of AmericaÂs annual meeting in California. Whaley is set to become the Â“rst female president in its 102-year history. ÂIÂm so thrilled sheÂll have a high proÂ“le,ÂŽ said Naismith Jeffcoat, who has never met Whaley. ÂThere will be a lot of young women that will take up the game and want to be involved. ItÂs very exciting to me to see it come to fruition.ÂŽ Whaley is a consensus-builder, perhaps her greatest asset. She is foremost a golf professional, still giving private lessons at Suzy Whaley Golf, the course she owns in Cromwell, Connecticut, and serving as PGA director of instruction at the Country Club of Mirasol in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, during the winter months. Her husband, Bill, was her Â“rst golf coach. Both her daughters played in college. ÂMy strength would be that I love the game of golf. I want to get clubs in peopleÂs hands,ÂŽ said Whaley, recently certiÂ“ed as a master professional. ÂMy vision for the membership is to help enhance their careers. How can we get them resources and tools to go where they want to go?ÂŽ She also recognizes the historic occasion of the annual meeting Friday, and she doesnÂt take it lightly. ÂItÂs deÂ“nitely historic, and IÂm honored and completely grateful the membership has that faith and trust,ÂŽ she said. ÂI look at myself as a PGA professional Â“rst. Obviously, IÂm a woman. I understand the moniker. There are women who have paved the way before me.ÂŽ One was Renee Powell, who last year was inducted into the PGA of America Hall of Fame. Another was Sue Fiscoe, who ran unsuccessfully for national ofÂ“ce at the PGA in 2012, which motivated Whaley to run herself two years later. Whaley rose to national prominence when she won the Connecticut PGA section in 2002, earning a spot in the Greater Hartford Open. ThatÂs what inspired Annika Sorenstam to say she would accept an invitation to a PGA Tour event, which she received within weeks at the Colonial. Sorenstam played two months before Whaley. Her name recognition might have received a boost when weeks before WhaleyÂs election as secretary in 2014, Ted Bishop was ousted as PGA president for calling Ian Poulter a ÂLil girlÂŽ during a social media rant. But while Naismith Jeffcoat caused consternation in some circles Â„ after she joined the PGA of America, two men threatened to sue to join the LPGA Â„ Whaley received 53 percent of the votes from PGA delegates, only three of whom were women, and won election by 19 percentage points. After two years as secretary and two years as vice president, itÂs time for the 51-yearold Whaley to lead the 29,000 men and women at the PGA of America. She didnÂt want to be president because sheÂs a woman. She still understands the moment in front of her. ÂI wanted to have a seat at the table, a voice in the room,ÂŽ she said. ÂI didnÂt look at it as male or female. I felt I had something to contribute. That doesnÂt mean itÂs not difÂ“cult. 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The Sun | Wednesday, November 7, 2018 www.yoursun.com E/N/C Page 3 wrecker. Cam Reddish, Duke. DoesnÂt get the pub Barrett and Williamson get, but heÂs a legit top-Â“ve NBA prospect. Romeo Langford, Indiana. Locking up the state of IndianaÂs best player was a huge get for coach Archie Miller as he tries to get the Hoosiers back to national prominence. Charles Bassey, Western Kentucky. He eschewed the Power Five programs to stay in-state and could dominate Conference USA Â„ and beyond. Nassir Little, North Carolina. Long and athletic, he was a big get for coach Roy. Bol Bol, Oregon. ManuteÂs son can shoot inside, outside and swat shots, just like Pops.TOP NONCONFERENCE GAMESNo. 4 Duke vs. No. 2 Kentucky, Tuesday in Indianapolis. It will be a blue-blooded kickoff to the season. No. 1 Kansas vs. No. 10 Michigan State, Tuesday in Indianapolis. The opening act in Indy isnÂt bad, either. No. 19 Michigan at No. 9 Villanova, Nov. 14. Early season, title-game rematch? Yes, please. Ohio State at Cincinnati, Wednesday. It Â“nally happened, and hoops fans are the beneÂ“ciaries. Marquette at Indiana, Nov. 14. MarquetteÂs Markus Howard vs. Indiana freshman Romeo Langford is worth it right there. Arizona vs. No. 3 Gonzaga, Maui Invitational. OK, both teams have to win their opening games, but we can dream of the WestÂs two marquee programs meeting in Maui, canÂt we?STARSFROM PAGE 1Today Boys soccer Charlotte vs Oasis at North Port preseason Classic 5:30 p.m. Boys soccer Lemon Bay at North Port preseason Classic, 7:30 p.m. Tomorrow Boys Soccer Charlotte at North Port preseason Classic TBA Boys Soccer Lemon Bay vs Port Charlotte at North Port preseason Classic, 5:30 p.m. Lemon Bay, Charlotte, Port Charlotte Â„ Girls Soccer CHS Preseason Classic at Charlotte 5:30 p.m. Venice preseason boys vs Riverview Sarasota at Sarasota High, 5 p.m. PREP SPORTS CALENDARBy BEN BAUGHSPORTS EDITORCharlotte Tarpons golfers Becky Davis and Jacob Smith battled with unfamiliar terrain, but managed to remain competitive in the 3A State tournament at the Mission Inn and Resort in Howey-in-the-Hills. Smith, who qualiÂ“ed for states by carding a 73, Â“red a 12-over par 84, and is tied for 68th place. ÂHeÂs getting use to the hills of Florida,ÂŽ said Scott Harvey, Charlotte Tarpons golf coach. ÂItÂs different golf and hard to simulate. Nerves played a factor in the initial holes, but once he settled down, he got in the groove.ÂŽ The tournament continues today, and the fact that Smith has had the opportunity to play the course twice, playing a practice round Monday, should work in his favor, said Harvey. ÂHeÂs been making adjustments, swinging a little more free, and absorbing the whole experience,ÂŽsaid Harvey. ÂHis goal is to get into the 70s.ÂŽ Lady TarponsÂ Becky Davis is tied for 62nd, after carding a 15-over par 87. Davis qualiÂ“ed for states after Â“ring a 78 at regionals.Tarpons battle for placing at States the state line. There is still a chance that will end up being the case. A year ago at this time, the assumption was that the Phillies had the makings of that base layer of success. In Rhys Hoskins and Odubel Herrera, they had two top-half-of-the-order hitters who were in the early stages of well-below-market contracts. In Aaron Nola, they had a cost-controlled, top-half-of-the-rotation starter. In Scott Kingery, J.P. Crawford, Mickey Moniak, and Adam Haseley, they had a pool of promising talent from which another hitter or two could emerge. None of those players is yet a sunk cost. Kingery and Crawford wouldnÂt be the Â“rst Top 50 prospects to bounce back from awful rookie seasons. Moniak wouldnÂt be the Â“rst top overall pick out of high school to take a few minor-league seasons to Â“nd his game. Haseley Â“nished the year with a strong performance at double A and could be in the majors soon. Yet when you look at the teams that have made it to the World Series over the past few seasons, you see lineups that were well ahead of where the PhilliesÂ is at junctures similar to where the Phillies are now. Five of the last six participants in the World Series had at least three young hitters who were more or less home-grown who each logged an OPS of .800+. The one exception, the Cubs, featured two such hitters who had MVP-caliber seasons (Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo) surrounded by several other young, cost-controlled bats. The Astros had George Springer, Alex Bregman, Carlos Correa, and Jose Altuve. The Dodgers have featured Corey Seager, Cody Bellinger, Yasiel Puig, and Joc Pederson. Same goes for the Indians (Jose Ramirez, Francisco Lindor, Jason Kipnis), and this yearÂs Red Sox (Mookie Betts, Xander Boegarts, Andrew Benintendi). At the moment, Hoskins is the only Phillies hitter who has a full .800 OPS season to his credit. Add a hitter such as Harper or Machado to the mix and you could see how the current mix could work. If Carlos Santana is counted on to be only a Â“veor six-hole hitter behind Hoskins and an MVP-caliber newcomer. If Odubel Herrera is free to swing away out of the sixor seven-hole. And so on. But the Phillies also might be at a point where they need to start taking some chances in the trade market. One area where they have been rather quiet is in procuring cost-controlled talent from somewhere other than the amateur markets. This is particularly true in the pitching market, where in recent years, the Indians acquired Trevor Bauer, the Red Sox acquired Rick Porcello, the Dodgers traded for Alex Wood, and the Cubs landed Jake Arrieta. Up to this point, patience has been a viable strategy, but the time for making tough decisions has arrived. Offering Machado or Harper the biggest contract in big-league history is not a tough decision. Parlaying the promise of the PhilliesÂ current assets into legitimate Â“rst-division big-league talent could be the venue where the future is won or lost.MLBFROM PAGE 1Georgia, what is there left to play for? Here are a few things.Benny Snell Jr.Georgia downed Kentucky 34-17 on Saturday in the unofÂ“cial SEC Championship playin game, putting an end to the WildcatsÂ Cinderella run. By any measure, KentuckyÂs season has been a success after being picked to Â“nish Â“fth in the SEC East. But no title, no glory. At least one Wildcat certainly wonÂt relent, though: Benny Snell Jr. The junior running back has set out to prove doubters wrong from the seasonÂs outset, and he did just that out of the gates. But in the Â“ve games since rushing for 165 yards and four touchdowns against Mississippi State, Snell has rushed for 100 yards just once. And in that span, heÂs found the end zone just three times. You want to prove youÂre one of the best backs not only in the conference but in all of college football? Put the last few games in the past and run wild through KentuckyÂs weak remaining schedule.FloridaA year ago, in the wake of Jim McElwainÂs Â“ring, Florida folded to close the season. The Gators beat UAB but were dominated by Missouri and dropped games to South Carolina and Florida State. Dan Mullen was brought in during the offseason, and Florida has looked like a different team in 2018. But the Gators have been hit by adversity once again Â„ albeit less adversity than program members receiving death threats Â„ by losing back-to-back games to Georgia and Missouri. The rest of the season is an opportunity to show things are different under Mullen, that the team wonÂt fold under pressure.LSUThe Tigers havenÂt Â“nished Â“rst in the SEC West since 2011, the same year they lost to Alabama in the BCS National Championship Game. Since that year, however, LSU has fallen from SEC and national title contention. A win over Alabama would have vaulted the Tigers back to the conference championship game. Instead, the Crimson Tide entered Tiger Stadium and manhandled Ed Orgeron and Co. Like Florida, LSU can show growth by rediscovering its stride in the Â“nal three games of the year. Finish the regular season 10-2, win a bowl game, carry the momentum into 2019 and give Alabama a run for its money Âƒ by somehow unearthing Tua TagovailoaÂs kryptonite or convincing Nick Saban to not Â“eld a defense.AuburnTwo words: Iron Bowl. Drew Lock MissouriÂs quarterback returned to form in the TigersÂ 38-17 win over Florida on Saturday, throwing for 250 yards and three touchdowns. Now, Drew Lock needs to keep it rolling. A midseason lull left some, including draft analysts, to question whether Lock will be a Â“rst-round pick come April. Three games against SEC bottom-dwellers remain on MissouriÂs schedule. If Lock can perform as he did against the Gators and lead the Tigers to an 8-4 regular-season Â“nish to close out his college career, scouts and analysts might switch their tune again.Trending upMissouri As mentioned, the Tigers bounced back from a crushing loss to Kentucky with their Â“rst win over a ranked opponent since 2014. It was Barry Odom and LockÂs Â“rst win over a ranked team. Missouri closes out its schedule with three games against teams with losing records. As an added bonus for Tigers fans, Kansas announced that it will not retain David Beaty at the end of the season.Trending downTexas A&M The Aggies have dropped two straight games, the latest a 28-24 defeat at the hands of Auburn. To make things worse, A&M surrendered 14 points to the Tigers in the Â“nal six minutes of the game while unable to put any points on the board for itself in the fourth quarter. The Aggies have the opportunity to rebound the next two weeks with games against Mississippi and UAB. Supervising editor is Seth Bodine.SECFROM PAGE 1 AREA PREPS: Volleyball By VINNIE PORTELLSPORTS EDITORThe Venice volleyball team took the court at the TeePee on Tuesday night in front of a full house, and it was readily apparent the match was special. Playing for a regional championship against Palm Harbor University, the Indians cheers were a little bit louder and their high-Â“ves a little bit stronger as they knew what was at stake. Fighting through the emotions, Venice fought back Palm Harbor in three straight sets (25-17, 25-20, 25-17) to win its 12th regional championship. ÂThere was deÂ“nitely a crazy vibe tonight,ÂŽ senior middle hitter Aja Jones said. ÂWe all wanted this so bad and we were willing to do whatever we needed to do to get it. We were all super excited and there was great energy out on the court.ÂŽ The win means that VeniceÂs season stays alive, as the Indians will travel to play the winner of St. Thomas Aquinas and Mater Academy Charter for the state semiÂ“nals on Saturday afternoon. Though Venice swept Palm Harbor, it wasnÂt easy for the Indians. The Hurricanes kept it close with the Indians throughout the Â“rst set, tying the set at 10-10 at one point. However, Jones provided a spark for Venice. The senior unleashed devastating kills on the Hurricanes, knocking over multiple players on the night with the power of her shot. ÂAja turned out big tonight,ÂŽ Venice coach Brian Wheatley said. ÂWeÂve been working on her blocking and she had, I think, eight or nine blocks tonight, which is a season-high from her. They didnÂt really have an answer for any of our hitters.ÂŽ Along with Jones, outside hitter Paradise Gibson overwhelmed Palm Harbor to take the Â“rst set. By the end of the night, both Jones and Gibson Â“nished with a team-high 14 kills. Venice got out to a quick 11-3 lead in the second set and looked well on its way to an early night, but then each side got a little sloppy. Shots into the net, out of bounds, missed digs and penalties hurt both teams in the second set, but once again Jones rallied her team with two kills and a block over the Â“nal four points of the set. Leading 2-0, everyone got involved for Venice in the Â“nal set. Kills from Gibson, Jones, Sadie Kluner and Carley Faulkner kept the Hurricanes at bay just long enough for the Indians to pull away. ÂYou know, we had our best defensive and blocking night, probably of the year,ÂŽ Wheatley said. ÂWeÂve really been concentrating hard on that the last couple of weeks and it deÂ“nitely showed tonight. ÂTheyÂre a strong defensive team over there, and you gotta hand it to them because they kept on them, but it was good to see us Â“nish there.ÂŽIndians quell Hurricanes to win regional finals SUN PHOTOS BY JUSTIN FENNELLVenice players celebrate on their sideline as the Indians extend their lead. Senior middle hitter Aja Jones delivers one of her 14 kills in Tuesday nightÂs regional Â“nals match. Venice senior Paige Canevari blocks Palm HarborÂs Jessa Mielke at the net. AREA PREPS: Charlotte Tarpons Port Charlotte. When the Lady Cougars needed a block, they got it. When they had to get a bounce to go their way, they did. Even when a ball seemed untouchable, they seemed to always find a way to keep it in play. ÂIt was (frustrating),ÂŽ Krause said. ÂThey played great. I just think we were a little off today. I give a lot of credit to them, they played great.ÂŽ The first set introduced the theme of the night with a long, nail-biting back-and-forth. After the Lady Pirates jumped to a 7-3 lead, the largest lead stretched to just three as the Lady Pirates battled their way to a 25-20 win thanks to three kills by sophomore Azvah Dailey and two aces by sophomore Laticia Nina to end on a 7-0 run. Dailey led the team with 16 kills. In the second set, Barron Collier held more control, but it still came down to the wire. Holding an 18-17 lead, the Lady Cougars were able to secure 6 of the final 10 points to win 21-25 and swing the momentum back in their favor. Barron Collier rode that momentum and won the third set handily 25-16. But the Lady PiratesÂ heads didnÂt drop. The largest lead of the fourth set was three and it came on the matchÂs final point. Facing a 24-20 deficit with the season on the line, Port Charlotte gave one last push, scoring two points before the Lady Cougars killed the ball for the matchsealing point. Email Jacob Hoag at Jhoag@sun-herald. com and follow him on Twitter @ByJacobHoag.FINALSFROM PAGE 1
Page 4 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun | Wednesday, November 7, 2018By DENNIS WASZAK Jr.AP PRO FOOTBALL WRITERNEW YORK Â„ Start them right away? Ease Âem in? Have them sit a whole season? When it comes to developing young quarterbacks in the NFL, it all depends on who you talk to. Some teams think itÂs best to throw rookie QBs into the Â“re to learn on the job. Others prefer to gradually work them into the offense. Some say itÂs more beneÂ“cial to have them grab a cap and clipboard and take it all in from the sideline. ÂI think every position is the same,ÂŽ Jets offensive coordinator Jeremy Bates said. ÂIf someone canÂt handle it mentally, then you donÂt want to put them on the Â“eld, because naturally theyÂll play slower and be thinking instead of reacting.ÂŽ Sam Darnold clearly passed that test for New York, and the No. 3 overall pick in April was under center to start the season. ÂIf a player shows the athletic ability, the talent and has the mental capacity to handle a gameplan and go into a game and be successful,ÂŽ Bates said, Âthen heÂs ready to play.ÂŽ That doesnÂt mean things have necessarily gone smoothly for the former USC star. DarnoldÂs 14 interceptions lead the league and have contributed to the JetsÂ 3-6 start. So have his 55.0 percent completion rate and 68.3 quarterback rating, which also rank among the worst in the league. Still, some point to these early struggles as crucial building blocks for the future. ÂIÂm going to continue to learn,ÂŽ Darnold said Sunday after a 13-6 loss at Miami in which he threw four INTs. ÂThereÂs always lessons to be learned.ÂŽ Of the 32 quarterbacks currently listed as starters for their teams, 12 were under center in Week 1 of their Â“rst season. On the Â”ipside, some veteran superstar QBs waited a while before they got their chances. Aaron Rodgers was stuck behind Brett Favre in Green Bay before Â“nally starting in his fourth season. Philip Rivers didnÂt start with the Chargers until his third year, when Drew Brees went to New Orleans. Even Brees didnÂt get his Â“rst NFL start until his second season. Tom Brady, Eli Manning, Ben Roethlisberger and Alex Smith werenÂt Day 1 starters, either. ÂIn an ideal world, it gets to be like Drew, who had a chance to watch a little, or Tom Brady and Aaron,ÂŽ said former quarterback Rich Gannon, the 2002 NFL MVP and now an analyst for CBS Sports and SiriusXM NFL Radio. Patrick Mahomes sat behind Smith in Kansas City until Week 17 as a rookie last year, and now is a leading MVP candidate as one of the NFLÂs top gunslinger s with a league-leading 29 TD passes for the 8-1 Chiefs. ÂWe knew that Patrick was very talented, but any time that an NFL team goes with a young quarterback, usually itÂs a very challenging endeavor,ÂŽ Chiefs owner Clark Hunt said. ÂSometimes it takes time, several years, but as weÂve seen, Andy (Reid) had Patrick ready to go Week 1.ÂŽ Gannon thinks the Chiefs provide the perfect blueprint. ÂMahomes had a chance to watch a master of his domain for a year,ÂŽ he said. ÂAlex Smith knew that system inside and out, has great huddle command and leadership skills. Maybe he doesnÂt throw it like Mahomes does, but this is a guy who was willing to share and help him for that year, and weÂre seeing the fruits of it now. ÂThatÂs the best situation you can have.ÂŽ Again, that depends on who you ask. In the past three drafts, 11 quarterbacks were taken in the Â“rst round Â„ including Darnold, ClevelandÂs Baker MayÂ“eld, BuffaloÂs Josh Allen, ArizonaÂs Josh Rosen and BaltimoreÂs Lamar Jackson this year. Jackson is the only one to not yet start at least one game. Baltimore has Joe Flacco leading the huddle, but Jackson has still been used in the offense and is the RavensÂ second-leading rusher. The Browns wanted to have MayÂ“eld, the No. 1 overall pick this year, sit and learn behind Tyrod Taylor. But like most plans in Cleveland, it backÂ“red. Taylor got hurt in Week 3 and MayÂ“eld was thrust into the lineup, helping the Browns rally to beat the Jets in a nationally televised game and end a 19-game winless streak. MayÂ“eld has shown poise and promise, but lacks playmakers and is dealing with a coaching change after Hue Jackson was Â“red. In Buffalo, the Bills werenÂt anticipating Allen starting in the second week. They were taking what coach Sean McDermott called a ÂcalculatedÂŽ approach. But after AJ McCarron was traded before the season opener and Nathan Peterman bombed in Week 1, McDermott was left with no choice but to turn to Allen. The rookie has been dealing with a sprained right elbow and is uncertain to play Sunday against the Jets. ÂWhen you draft a quarterback like we did, thereÂs a part of it where you have to say, ÂHey, heÂs going to play either A, B, or C Â„ early, middle, or late or next year.ÂÂŽ McDermott said. ÂYou have to be OK with all of that.ÂŽ The initial plan in Arizona was to have Rosen learn behind Sam Bradford. All that changed when the veteran was ineffective and benched in favor of the No. 10 overall pick. Rosen took his lumps with some turnover-Â“lled performances. Then, Mike McCoy was Â“red as the CardinalsÂ offensive coordinator and Bradford was later cut Â„ leaving the job to Rosen. ÂHis demeanor allows him to have success,ÂŽ new offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich said. ÂQuarterbacking in this league is hard and when things go bad, this kid tends to be Â“ne.ÂŽ But, some say too many adverse situations could end up having long-term deleterious effects on a young player. ÂWhen you put them in before theyÂre ready, they also get hurt: Josh Allen, Josh Rosen,ÂŽ Gannon said. ÂThe speed of the game is way too fast for them. ... Or they have a bad experience, like what wound up happening with (the JetsÂ) Mark Sanchez and Geno Smith, or going back to Ryan Leaf (with the Chargers). They play right away before they are physically or mentally ready or maturity-level ready. They get benched and booed and maybe run out of town, the coach gets Â“red, and then the next thing, theyÂre on their third or fourth team. They think he will be a savior and heÂs not ready to play. ÂHow is that being responsible from a coach and ownership standpoint? ItÂs doing a tremendous disservice.ÂŽ Tampa BayÂs Jameis Winston and TennesseeÂ Marcus Mariota started right away after being the top two picks in 2015, but the juryÂs still out on both. For those who preach patience, 25 of the 32 current QBs started a game at some point in their rookie season. And, several held on to the job from there. Quarterbacks such as the RamsÂ Jared Goff (No. 1 in 2016) and the BearsÂ Mitchell Trubisky (No. 2 in 2017) started and struggled as rookies, but beneÂ“ted from changes in coaching staffs and philosophies and took leaps in their second seasons. So, whoÂs right? Well, all of the above. ÂThereÂs certainly valuable experience when you stand and watch,ÂŽ McDermott said. ÂBut we all know thereÂs no substitute for the experience when youÂre actually behind the wheel. ThereÂs a lot of value to that.ÂŽ NFL: QuaterbacksBy TIM DAHLBERGAP SPORTS COLUMNISTMichael Thomas reached behind a goal post to pull out a Â”ip phone in homage to a memorable touchdown celebration of the past. Benjamin Watson used his touchdown catch to let everyone know that he and his wife are expecting Â„ and itÂs going to be twins. That was cause enough for celebration itself on a feel-good weekend for the NFL. So, too, was that bettors in Las Vegas and elsewhere Â“nally turned the tables and took the bookies for millions of dollars. They could have just as easily been popping champagne corks at NFL headquarters in New York. A season that began in turmoil has reached its midpoint and the league is riding a new high, with television ratings up and fans Â“lling stadiums to cheer their favorite teams. Suddenly, the NFL is fun once again. It showed Sunday in a shootout in New Orleans that was widely entertaining even without the touchdown props. Then, if any further evidence was needed, it was provided in prime time when Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers squared off in a showdown of quarterback greats. Brady and the New England Patriots won that one, and once again are treating another visit to the Super Bowl as their birthright. Out west, meanwhile, the Rams are trying to win fans again in Los Angeles with a team that could Â“nd its way to Atlanta, too. And a new group of exciting young quarterbacks are letting everyone know the future of the sport is in good hands. What could go wrong? Well, plenty, especially if President Trump takes an interest in the league once again. But these are good times for a league that has taken blow after blow the last few years only to emerge with its position of AmericaÂs favorite sport safely intact. ÂWeÂre the best,ÂŽ Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said at last monthÂs owner meetings. ÂAnd I know thatÂs ironic since weÂve had some criticism, too. But I think thatÂs healthy.ÂŽ What is really healthy are offenses around the league, with scoring at record levels and 27 of 32 teams averaging more than 20 points a game. New rule changes designed to protect the quarterback and free up offenses have worked exactly as planned, despite some grumbling early by players upset they couldnÂt hit like they did in the past. Healthy indeed. Things are so good that even Roger Goodell couldnÂt mess it up. Actually, maybe he can. Not many were paying attention, but there were still a few protests during the anthem over the weekend and the issue is one presidential tweet away from blowing up once again. Meanwhile, Colin Kaepernick remains unemployed, something everyone in the league should be ashamed about. For now, though, the attention is on the game itself. And it can be argued that the game has never looked better. ThereÂs no confusion anymore about when a catch is really a catch, and even Clay Matthews of the Packers seems to have Â“gured out how and when to safely take down the opposing quarterback. There are dominant teams on both coasts, and a few high scoring games that are reminiscent of the old American Football League. The concussion issue has subsided, though the disturbing fact remains players are still suffering from them Â„ at great risk to their long term health. Even fans of the hapless Cleveland Browns have something to be happy about with a couple of wins and a couple coaches Â“red. They also have a franchise quarterback in Baker MayÂ“eld and a potential upside thatÂs the envy of better teams. It didnÂt happen exactly by design. A lot of the NFLÂs good fortune is due to good luck and an unwillingness of fans to let go of their favorite sport despite its many Â”aws. There still is no real grand plan to end the protest debate, no long term solution to the fact football played at the highest level can shorten lives. The ofÂ“ciating continues to get in the way Â„ often at just the wrong time Â„ and thereÂs a real chance games arenÂt played when the current collective bargaining agreement expires and players Â“nally make a stand for guaranteed contracts. For now, though, those are distant threats. The league remains the most popular in the country by far, and the addition of legalized betting around the country will boost it even more just like fantasy football has done in recent years. What once looked like a season lost is now looking like a season to remember. NFLBy STEPHEN HAWKINSAP SPORTS WRITERARLINGTON, Texas Â„ The Dallas Cowboys defense might want to delete that last group photo. It was a celebration that proved a bit premature. On this Monday night, the Cowboys didnÂt defend their star in a 28-14 loss Â„ except for Byron Jones shoving Kevin Byard when the Tennessee Titans safety did his best imitation of Terrell OwensÂ infamous taunting on the midÂ“eld logo 18 years ago. ÂThereÂs no need for it,ÂŽ Jones said. ÂWeÂre all having fun, but I think when you go and try to go on the star ... everyone knows what going on the star means.ÂŽ ByradÂs interception in the end zone of Dak PrescottÂs pass came right after Jaylon Smith recovered the second fumble by Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota and the Cowboys (3-5) looking to build on their early 7-0 lead. ÂThat was a big play in the ballgame not to be able to cash in there,ÂŽ coach Jason Garrett said. ÂThat was big in the game.ÂŽ Just two plays later, it looked like Smith had another recovery after what would have been TennesseeÂs third lost fumble in a Â“ve-minute span. The defense had already posed for another group photo, like it had after two fumbles by Mariota, before the play was overturned on a replay review. After keeping the ball, Mariota and the Titans (4-4) went on to Â“nish a 15-play drive that tied the game. They didnÂt have any more turnovers and never trailed again. ÂOne thing that defensively that we try to uphold is creating turnovers,ÂŽ Jones said. ÂYou canÂt just do it in the Â“rst quarter and expect the game to go your way. You have to do it throughout the entire game.ÂŽ NFL: CowboysBy RALPH D. RUSSOAP COLLEGE FOOTBALL WRITERThe Associated Press has been honoring college footballÂs best with an AllAmerica team since 1925. The full three-team AP All-America selections will be unveiled in December. The eighth All-America watch of the season features Arizona StateÂs top target; AlabamaÂs dominant defensive tackle and Boise StateÂs quarterback, all on the verge of breaking records.SPOTLIGHTNÂKeal Harry, WR, Arizona State Harry came into the season as one of the most highly touted receivers in the country. He has not put eye-catching numbers as Arizona State has tried to lean heavily on its running game, but he has been steady and productive. No Pac-12 receiver has been a more effective target, according to Pro Football Focus Harry broke out with his best game of the season last week in a huge victory for the Sun Devils against Utah. The 6-foot-, 221-pound junior had nine catches for 161 yards and three touchdowns. For the season, he has 55 catches for 828 yards and nine TDs. What they are saying: ÂWe didnÂt throw it a lot, but we made it count. NÂKealÂs a fabulous player and he has two back-toback games now where without his presence, it hurts you,ÂŽ Arizona State coach Herm Edwards said. Outlook: The Sun Devils are in the driverÂs seat in a cluttered Pac-12 South race. Some more big efforts from Harry could help get them to the conference title game.WHOÂS HOTQuinnen Williams, DT, Alabama Williams has been hot all season but he came up huge in AlabamaÂs biggest game of the season so far against LSU. He had 10 tackles, seven solo stops and 2 sacks against the Tigers. The third-year sophomore entered the season without much fanfare after being a reserve for the Crimson Tide last year. The 6-foot4, 298-pounder is talked about as the possible Â“rst overall pick in next yearÂs NFL draft, surging past a slew of talented defensive line who will be available in April.WHOÂS NOTEd Oliver, DT, Houston Oliver Â“gures to be high Â“rst-round draft pick by the NFL in April, and the school was promoting him as a Heisman Trophy contender coming into this season. He was mostly living up to his hype, making the midseason All-America team, but he was injured against Navy three weeks ago and has not played the CougarsÂ last two games. Last week he was expected to come back, but was a late scratch against SMU. The competition at defensive tackle is stiff. If Oliver misses more time, he could get shut out from postseason honors.GROUP OF FIVE STARBrett Rypien, QB, Boise State The senior has thrown for 2,779 yards with 24 touchdowns and six interceptions for a Broncos team that began the season with hopes of a getting into a New YearÂs Six bowl and the playoff discussion. ThatÂs likely gone after two losses, but the Mountain West crown is still very much in play. Rypien leads Boise State against No. 16 Fresno State this week. Last season, he threw for 246 yards against the Bulldogs tough defense, but completed only 53 percent and didnÂt throw a touchdown pass. He is poised to become the Mountain West career leader in yards passing and completions. COLLEGE FOOTBALL: All American teamDeveloping young QBs in NFL a tricky balancing act Column: NFL is fun again in most surprising twist to season AP All-America Watch: Sun Devils star WR; Alabama DT Cowboys unable to defend star at home except for Jones shove
The Sun | Wednesday, November 7, 2018 www.yoursun.com E/N/C Page 5 SCOREBOARD PRO FOOTBALLNFL All times Eastern AMERICAN CONFERENCE EAST W L T PCT. PF PA New England 7 2 0 .778 270 202 Miami 5 4 0 .556 187 225 N.Y. Jets 3 6 0 .333 198 213 Buffalo 2 7 0 .222 96 241 S OUTH W L T PCT. PF PA Houston 6 3 0 .667 216 184 Tennessee 4 4 0 .500 134 141 Jacksonville 3 5 0 .375 134 170 Indianapolis 3 5 0 .375 231 213 NORTH W L T PCT. PF PA Pittsburgh 5 2 1 .688 227 188 Cincinnati 5 3 0 .625 221 237 Baltimore 4 5 0 .444 213 160 Cleveland 2 6 1 .278 190 247 WEST W L T PCT. PF PA Kansas City 8 1 0 .889 327 226 L.A. Chargers 6 2 0 .750 220 180 Denver 3 6 0 .333 205 213 Oakland 1 7 0 .125 141 252 NATIONAL CONFERENCE EAST W L T PCT. PF PA Washington 5 3 0 .625 160 172 Philadelphia 4 4 0 .500 178 156 Dallas 3 5 0 .375 154 151 N.Y. Giants 1 7 0 .125 150 205 S OUTH W L T PCT. PF PA New Orleans 7 1 0 .875 279 218 Carolina 6 2 0 .750 220 180 A tlanta 4 4 0 .500 228 226 T ampa Bay 3 5 0 .375 229 275 NORTH W L T PCT. PF PA Chicago 5 3 0 .625 235 153 Minnesota 5 3 1 .611 221 204 Green Bay 3 4 1 .438 192 204 Detroit 3 5 0 .375 180 210 W EST W L T PCT. PF PA L.A. Rams 8 1 0 .889 299 200 S eattle 4 4 0 .500 188 156 A rizona 2 6 0 .250 110 199 S an Francisco 2 7 0 .222 207 239 WEEK 9 Nov. 1San Francisco 34, Oakland 3Nov. 4Minnesota 24, Detroit 9 Miami 13, N.Y. Jets 6 Atlanta 38, Washington 14 Kansas City 37, Cleveland 21 Pittsburgh 23, Baltimore 16 Chicago 41, Buffalo 9 Carolina 42, Tampa Bay 28 Houston 19, Denver 17 L.A. Chargers 25, Seattle 17 New Orleans 45, L.A. Rams 35 New England 31, Green Bay 17MondayÂs GameTennessee 28, Dallas 14 Open: Indianapolis, Arizona, N.Y. Giants, Jacksonville, Philadelphia, CincinnatiWEEK 10 ThursdayÂs GameCarolina at Pittsburgh, 8:20 p.m.SundayÂs GamesArizona at Kansas City, 1 p.m. Buffalo at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m. Detroit at Chicago, 1 p.m. Jacksonville at Indianapolis, 1 p.m. Washington at Tampa Bay, 1 p.m. New Orleans at Cincinnati, 1 p.m. New England at Tennessee, 1 p.m. Atlanta at Cleveland, 1 p.m. L.A. Chargers at Oakland, 4:05 p.m. Miami at Green Bay, 4:25 p.m. Seattle at L.A. Rams, 4:25 p.m. Dallas at Philadelphia, 8:20 p.m.Monday, Nov. 12N.Y. Giants at San Francisco, 8:15 p.m. Open: Minnesota, Denver, Baltimore, HoustonMONDAYÂS LATE SUMMARY TITANS 28, COWBOYS 14TENNESSEE 0 14 7 7 Â„28 DALLAS 7 7 0 0 Â„14 First Quarter DalÂ„Cooper 4 pass from Prescott (Maher kick), 6:12. Second Quarter TenÂ„Henry 1 run (Succop kick), 9:35. TenÂ„D.Lewis 18 pass from Mariota (Succop kick), 4:11. DalÂ„Hurns 23 pass from Prescott (Maher kick), :39. Third Quarter TenÂ„Jo.Smith 7 pass from Mariota (Succop kick), 5:44. Fourth Quarter TenÂ„Mariota 9 run (Succop kick), 4:38. AÂ„90,466. TEN DAL First downs 24 18 Total Net Yards 340 297 Rushes-yards 36-125 19-72 Passing 215 225 Punt Returns 3-11 1-7 Kickoff Returns 1-23 1-23 Interceptions Ret. 1-0 0-0 Comp-Att-Int 21-29-0 21-32-1 Sacked-Yards Lost 4-25 5-18 Punts 1-45.0 3-44.7 Fumbles-Lost 2-2 1-1 Penalties-Yards 3-20 6-52 Time of Possession 34:26 25:34 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGÂ„Tennessee, D.Lewis 19-62, Mariota 10-32, Henry 6-27, Davis 1-4. Dallas, Elliott 17-61, Prescott 2-11. PASSINGÂ„Tennessee, Mariota 21-29-0240. Dallas, Prescott 21-31-1-243, Beasley 0-1-0-0. RECEIVINGÂ„Tennessee, Davis 6-56, D.Lewis 4-60, Jo.Smith 2-33, Taylor 2-24, Batson 2-21, Henry 2-5, Jennings 1-36, Stocker 1-5, Sharpe 1-0. Dallas, Cooper 5-58, Elliott 4-51, Gallup 3-51, Beasley 3-16, De.Thompson 2-21, Jarwin 2-15, Hurns 1-23, R.Smith 1-8. MISSED FIELD GOALSÂ„Tennessee, Succop 28. Dallas, Maher 38.COLLEGE FOOTBALLPLAYOFF RANKINGSWEEK 1 RECORD 1. Alabama 8-0 2. Clemson 8-0 3. Louisiana State 7-1 4. Notre Dame 8-0 5. Michigan 7-1 6. Georgia 7-1 7. Oklahoma 7-1 8. Washington State 7-1 9. Kentucky 7-1 10. Ohio State 7-1 11. Florida 6-2 12. Central Florida 7-0 13. West Virginia 6-1 14. Penn State 6-2 15. Utah 6-2 16. Iowa 6-2 17. Texas 6-2 18. Mississippi State 5-3 19. Syracuse 6-2 20. Texas A&M 5-3 21. North Carolina State 5-2 22. Boston College 6-2 23. Fresno State 7-1 24. Iowa State 4-3 25. Virginia 6-2 The playoff semiÂ“nals match the No. 1 seed vs. the No. 4 seed, and No. 2 will face No. 3. The semiÂ“nals will be hosted at the Cotton Bowl and Orange Bowl on Dec. 29. The championship game will be played on Jan. 7, 2019 at Santa Clara, Calif.THE AP TOP 25 POLLThe Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with Â“rst-place votes in parentheses, records through Nov. 3, total points based on 25 points for a Â“rst-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and last weekÂs ranking: RECORD PTS. LW 1. Alabama (60) 9-0 1,500 1 2. Clemson 9-0 1,435 2 3. Notre Dame 9-0 1,381 3 4. Michigan 8-1 1,304 5 5. Georgia 8-1 1,263 6 6. Oklahoma 8-1 1,181 7 7. West Virginia 7-1 1,065 12 8. Ohio State 8-1 1,025 8 9. Lousiana State 7-2 1,020 4 10. Washington State 8-1 1,010 10 11. Central Florida 8-0 1,001 9 12. Kentucky 7-2 780 11 13. Syracuse 7-2 624 22 14. Utah State 8-1 586 18 15. Texas 6-3 559 15 16. Fresno State 8-1 506 20 17. Boston College 7-2 490 24 18. Mississippi State 6-3 486 21 19. Florida 6-3 400 13 20. Washington 7-3 342 Â„21. Penn State 6-3 278 14 22. North Carolina State 6-2 264 Â„23. Iowa State 5-3 230 Â„24. Michigan State 6-3 215 Â„25. Cincinnati 8-1 141 Â„ Others receiving votes: Utah 110, Auburn 93, Wisconsin 37, Army 32, UAB 31, Northwestern 28, Iowa 17, Boise St. 15, Purdue 14, Buffalo 11, Oregon 9, San Diego St. 5, Duke 4, Texas A&M 3, Houston 3, Texas Tech 2.THE AP TOP 25 SCHEDULEAll times EasternThursdayNo. 22 NC State vs. Wake Forest, 7:30 p.m.FridayNo. 13 Syracuse vs. Louisville, 7 p.m. No. 16 Fresno State at Boise State, 10:15 p.m.SaturdayNo. 1 Alabama vs. No. 18 Miss. State, 3:30 p.m. No. 2 Clemson at No. 17 Boston College, 8 p.m. No. 3 Notre Dame vs. Florida State, 7:30 p.m. No. 4 Michigan at Rutgers, 3:30 p.m. No. 5 Georgia vs. Auburn, 7 p.m. No. 6 Oklahoma vs. Oklahoma State, 3:30 p.m. No. 7 West Virginia vs. TCU, Noon No. 8 Ohio State at No. 24 Michigan State, noon No. 9 LSU at Arkansas, 7:30 p.m. No. 10 Washington State at Colorado, 3:30 p.m. No. 11 UCF vs. Navy, Noon No. 12 Kentucky at Tennessee, 3:30 p.m. No. 14 Utah State vs. San Jose State, 4 p.m. No. 15 Texas at Texas Tech, 7:30 p.m. No. 19 Florida vs. South Carolina, noon No. 21 Penn State vs. Wisconsin, noon No. 23 Iowa State vs. Baylor, 3:30 p.m. No. 25 Cincinnati vs. South Florida, 7 p.m.SCHEDULEAll times Eastern (Subject to change)TuesdayÂs Games EASTKent St. (2-7) at Buffalo (8-1), lateTodayÂs Games MIDWESTOhio (6-3) at Miami (Ohio) (3-6), 7 p.m. Toledo (5-4) at N. Illinois (6-3), 8 p.m.ThursdayÂs Games SOUTHNC Central (4-4) at Bethune-Cookman (5-5), 7 p.m. Wake Forest (4-5) at NC State (6-2), 7:30 p.m.FridayÂs Game EASTLouisville (2-7) at Syracuse (7-2), 7 p.m.FAR WESTFresno St. (8-1) at Boise St. (7-2), 10:15 p.m.SaturdayÂs Games EASTLafayette (3-6) at Army (7-2), noon Sacred Heart (6-3) at Duquesne (6-3), noon Fordham (1-8) at Holy Cross (3-6), noon Kennesaw St. (8-1) at Monmouth (NJ) (7-2), noon Wisconsin (6-3) at Penn St. (6-3), noon CCSU (5-4) at St. Francis (Pa.) (4-5), noon SMU (4-5) at UConn (1-8), noon BYU (4-5) at UMass (4-6), noon TCU (4-5) at West Virginia (7-1), noon Columbia (4-4) at Brown (1-7), 12:30 p.m. Bucknell (1-8) at Georgetown (4-5), 12:30 p.m. Colgate (8-0) at Lehigh (2-7), 12:30 p.m. Princeton (8-0) at Yale (5-3), 12:30 p.m. Wagner (2-7) at Bryant (5-4), 1 p.m. Albany (NY) (2-7) at New Hampshire (3-6), 1 p.m. Harvard (4-4) at Penn (6-2), 1 p.m. Delaware (7-2) at Stony Brook (6-3), 1 p.m. William & Mary (3-5) at Villanova (4-5), 1 p.m. Dartmouth (7-1) at Cornell (3-5), 1:30 p.m. Virginia Tech (4-4) at Pittsburgh (5-4), 3:30 p.m. Michigan (8-1) at Rutgers (1-8), 3:30 p.m. Clemson (9-0) at Boston College (7-2), 8 p.m.SOUTHTowson (6-3) at Elon (6-2), noon South Carolina (5-3) at Florida (6-3), noon Tulsa (2-7) at Memphis (5-4), noon SE Missouri (7-2) at Murray St. (4-5), noon Campbell (5-4) at Presbyterian (2-6), noon Navy (2-7) at UCF (8-0), noon North Carolina (1-7) at Duke (6-3), 12:20 p.m. Mercer (4-5) at Chattanooga (6-3), 1 p.m. Robert Morris (1-7) at E. Kentucky (5-4), 1 p.m. Troy (7-2) at Georgia Southern (7-2), 1 p.m. Delaware St. (2-7) at Morgan St. (2-7), 1 p.m. Howard (4-4) at Norfolk St. (3-5), 1 p.m. NC A&T (7-2) at Savannah St. (2-6), 1 p.m. Furman (4-4) at VMI (1-8), 1:30 p.m. Grambling St. (5-4) at Alabama A&M (5-4), 2 p.m. Rhode Island (5-4) at James Madison (6-3), 2 p.m. Hampton (5-3) at MVSU (1-7), 2 p.m. Samford (5-4) at The Citadel (3-5), 2 p.m. Charlotte (4-5) at Marshall (5-3), 2:30 p.m. Jackson St. (4-4) at Alabama St. (3-5), 3 p.m. Gardner-Webb (3-6) at Charleston Southern (3-5), 3 p.m. Maine (6-3) at Richmond (3-6), 3 p.m. Jacksonville St. (7-2) at Tenn. St. (3-4), 3 p.m. Tennessee Tech (1-8) at UT Martin (1-8), 3 p.m. Liberty (4-4) at Virginia (6-3), 3 p.m. Mississippi St. (6-3) at Alabama (9-0), 3:30 p.m. North Texas (7-2) at Old Dominion (2-7), 3:30 p.m. Kentucky (7-2) at Tennessee (4-5), 3:30 p.m. Wofford (6-3) at W. Carolina (3-6), 3:30 p.m. NC Central (4-4) at Bethune-Cookman (5-5), 4 p.m. SC State (3-5) at Florida A&M (6-3), 4 p.m. Stephen F. Austin (2-6) at Nicholls (6-3), 4 p.m. East Carolina (2-6) at Tulane (4-5), 4 p.m. Ark. St. (5-4) at Coastal Carolina (5-4), 5 p.m. W. Kentucky (1-8) at FAU (4-5), 5 p.m. Georgia St. (2-7) at La.-Lafayette (4-6), 5 p.m. La.-Monroe (5-4) at S. Alabama (2-7), 5 p.m. Ark.-Pine Bluff (1-8) at Southern U. (5-3), 5 p.m. Auburn (6-3) at Georgia (8-1), 7 p.m. Miami (5-4) at Georgia Tech (5-4), 7 p.m. Rice (1-9) at Louisiana Tech (6-3), 7 p.m. N. Greenville (4-5) at N. Alabama (6-3), 7 p.m. McNeese St. (6-3) at Northwestern St. (3-6), 7 p.m. Southern Miss. (4-4) at UAB (8-1), 7:30 p.m.MIDWESTStetson (7-1) at Butler (3-6), noon Akron (4-4) at E. Michigan (5-5), noon Maryland (5-4) at Indiana (4-5), noon Kansas (3-6) at Kansas St. (3-6), noon Ohio St. (8-1) at Michigan St. (6-3), noon Vanderbilt (4-5) at Missouri (5-4), noon Illinois (4-5) at Nebraska (2-7), noon N. Iowa (5-4) at Youngstown St. (3-6), noon Morehead St. (3-6) at Dayton (4-5), 1 p.m. Illinois St. (5-4) at Indiana St. (6-3), 1 p.m. Marist (5-4) at Drake (5-3), 2 p.m. Austin Peay (4-5) at E. Illinois (2-7), 2 p.m. S. Dakota St. (5-3) at S. Illinois (2-7), 2 p.m. W. Illinois (5-4) at South Dakota (3-6), 2 p.m. Jacksonville (2-6) at Valparaiso (1-8), 2 p.m. Bowling Green (1-8) at Cent. Mich. (1-9), 3 p.m. N. Dakota St. (9-0) at Missouri St. (3-5), 3 p.m. Portland St. (4-5) at North Dakota (4-5), 3 p.m. Northwestern (5-4) at Iowa (6-3), 3:30 p.m. Baylor (5-4) at Iowa St. (5-3), 3:30 p.m. Purdue (5-4) at Minnesota (4-5), 3:30 p.m. South Florida (7-2) at Cincinnati (8-1), 7 p.m. Florida St. (4-5) at Notre Dame (9-0), 7:30 p.m.SOUTHWESTMississippi (5-4) at Texas A&M (5-4), noon Middle Tennessee (6-3) at UTEP (1-8), 3 p.m. Oklahoma St. (5-4) at Oklahoma (8-1), 3:30 p.m. Abilene Christian (5-4) at Sam Houston St. (5-4), 3:30 p.m. Incarnate Word (5-4) at Cent. Ark. (5-4), 4 p.m. Houston Baptist (1-8) at Lamar (5-4), 4 p.m. Appalachian St. (6-2) at Texas St. (3-6), 4 p.m. Temple (5-4) at Houston (7-2), 7 p.m. FIU (6-3) at UTSA (3-6), 7 p.m. LSU (7-2) at Arkansas (2-7), 7:30 p.m. Texas (6-3) at Texas Tech (5-4), 7:30 p.m.FAR WESTUCLA (2-7) at Arizona St. (5-4), 2 p.m. N. Colorado (2-8) at Montana St. (5-4), 3 p.m. New Mexico (3-6) at Air Force (3-6), 3:30 p.m. Washington St. (8-1) at Colorado (5-4), 3:30 p.m. San Jose St. (1-8) at Utah St. (8-1), 4 p.m. UC Davis (8-1) at E. Washington (7-2), 4:05 p.m. Davidson (5-4) at San Diego (7-2), 5 p.m. Oregon (6-3) at Utah (6-3), 5:30 p.m. Montana (5-4) at Idaho (4-5), 6:30 p.m. Weber St. (7-2) at S. Utah (1-8), 7 p.m. Idaho St. (6-3) at Cal Poly (3-6), 7:05 p.m. N. Arizona (3-6) at Sacramento St. (3-6), 9 p.m. Oregon St. (2-7) at Stanford (5-4), 9 p.m. Colorado St. (3-6) at Nevada (5-4), 10:30 p.m. UNLV (2-7) at San Diego St. (7-2), 10:30 p.m. California (5-4) at Southern Cal (5-4), 10:30 p.m.ODDSPREGAME.COM LINENATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION Todayat New Orleans 10 230 Chicago Detroit 1 211 at Orlando at Cleveland Off Off Okla. City New York 1 222 at atlanta at Miami Off Off San Antonio Denver 3 206 at Memphis at Indiana 2 216 Philadelphia at Utah Off Off Dallas at Sacramento Off Off Toronto at L.A. Lakers Off Off MinnesotaCOLLEGE BASKETBALL TodayFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG at Cincinnati 5 Ohio StateNATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE TodayFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE at Washington -120 Pittsburgh +110 Nashville -117 at Colorado +107 at Anaheim Off Calgary OffCOLLEGE FOOTBALL TodayFAVORITE OPEN TODAY O/U UNDERDOG Ohio 2 3 61 at Mia. (OH) at N. Illinois 2 3 55 ToledoThursdayat N.C. State 16 17 69 Wake ForestFridayat Syracuse 21 21 69 Louisville Fresno St. Pk 3 54 at Boise StSaturdayat Houston 7 4 69 Temple Michigan 36 39 48 at Rutgers at Pittsburgh 4 3 51 Virginia Tech Clemson 15 20 58 at BostonCol. at Texas A&M 13 11 67 Mississippi Kentucky 3 6 42 at Tennessee BYU 13 14 57 at UMass at Virginia 24 23 58 Liberty at Georgia South. 2 Pk 48 Troy at Iowa St. 14 14 51 Baylor at UCF 25 25 63 Navy at W. Virginia 13 13 56 TCU at Georgia Tech 2 3 55 Miami at Kansas St. 11 12 45 Kansas at E. Michigan 13 12 44 Akron at Indiana 2 2 55 Maryland SMU 16 19 66 at UConn at Duke 12 10 56 No.Carolina at Oklahoma 17 18 76 Okla. St. at Iowa 11 10 46 Northwestrn at Cincinnati 7 12 57 So. Florida Arkansas St .5 7 61 at Coas.Caro. at Tulane 14 13 55 E. Carolina at Utah 4 3 56 Oregon Washington St. 4 6 61 at Colorado at Marshall 14 14 44 Charlotte North Texas 12 14 66 at ODU at Cent. Mich. 8 7 51 Bowl. Green at Nevada 12 14 61 Colorado St. at Stanford 22 24 59 Oregon St. Middle Tenn. 16 13 48 at UTEP at Georgia 14 14 50 Auburn at Penn St. 9 8 54 Wisconsin at Alabama 27 24 51 Miss. St. at Air Force 12 13 55 New Mexico at Missouri 15 17 61 Vanderbilt at Nebraska 20 16 68 Illinois Purdue 9 12 58 at Minnesota at Memphis 16 15 65 Tulsa at Florida 8 6 54 So.Carolina at Southern Calif. 5 5 48 California Texas 1 1 64 at Texas Tech LSU 16 13 47 at Arkansas at Utah St. 29 31 63 San Jose St. Appalach. St. 21 20 48 at Texas St. at ULL 13 14 67 Georgia St. at FAU 15 19 55 W.Kentucky ULM 3 5 62 at S.Alabama at La. Tech 26 25 52 Rice FIU 12 10 49 at UTSA at Notre Dame 16 17 54 Florida St. at UAB 11 12 46 South.Miss. Ohio State 5 3 53 at Mich. St. at Arizona St. 9 12 59 UCLA at San Diego St. 18 22 54 UNLVNATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE ThursdayFAVORITE OPEN TODAY O/U UNDERDOG at Pittsburgh 5 4 51 CarolinaSundayat N.Y. Jets 7 7 36 Buffalo Atlanta 3 4 50 at Cleveland New Orleans 3 4 54 at Cincinnati at Tampa Bay 2 3 51 Washington New England 5 6 46 at Tenn. at Green Bay 7 10 47 Miami at Indianapolis 1 3 47 Jacksonville at Chicago 4 6 45 Detroit at Kansas City 15 16 50 Arizona L.A. Chargers 10 10 50 at Oakland at L.A. Rams 8 10 51 Seattle at Philadelphia 6 6 43 DallasMondayat San Francisco 3 3 43 N.Y. Giants Updated odds available at Pregame.comTRANSACTIONSBASEBALLAmerican LeagueSEATTLE MARINERS Â„ Named Paul Davis pitching coach.National LeagueCINCINNATI REDS Â„ Named Turner Ward hitting coach. PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES Â„ Named Paco Figueroa outÂ“eld/baserunning coach.American AssociationSIOUX FALLS CANARIES Â„ Signed INF Nathaniel Maggio.Can-Am LeagueCAN-AM LEAGUE Â„ Named Kevin Winn executive director.BASKETBALLNational Basketball AssociationNBA Â„ Fined Boston G Kyrie Irving $25,000 for throwing the ball into the spectator stands.FOOTBALLNational Football LeagueBUFFALO BILLS Â„ Released CB Phillip Gaines. Signed CB Levi Wallace from the practice squad. DETROIT LIONS Â„ Released RB Ameer Abdullah. Signed RB Zach Zenner and WR Bruce Ellington. GREEN BAY PACKERS Â„ Placed WR Geronimo Allison on injured reserve. Released S Jermaine Whitehead. Signed CB Will Redmond from the practice squad and LB Brady Sheldon to the practice squad. MINNESOTA VIKINGS Â„ Signed OT Storm Norton to the practice squad. NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS Â„ Released OL Cole Croston and DL Geneo Grissom. Placed OL Brian Schwenke on injured reserve. Released RB Kenneth Farrow from the practice squad. Signed LB Albert McClellan and DB Obi Melifonwu. WASHINGTON REDSKINS Â„ Activated DL Stacy McGee from the Active/Physically Unable to Perform list. Waived DB Kenny Ladler. Signed T Jarron Jones to the practice squad. Released T Justinb Evans from the practice squad.HOCKEYNational Hockey LeagueARIZONA C OYOTES Â„ Recalled D Dakota Mermis from Tucson (AHL). CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS Â„ Fired coach Joel Quenneville and assistant coaches Kevin Dineen and Ulf Samuelsson. Named Jeremy Colliton coach and Barry Smith assistant coach. DALLAS STARS Â„ Assigned G Colton Point and F Tony Calderone from Texas (AHL) to Idaho (ECHL). DETROIT RED WINGS Â„ Recalled C Christoffer Ehn from Grand Rapids (AHL). EDMONTON OILERS Â„ Assigned G Stuart Skinner from BakersÂ“eld (AHL) to Wichita (ECHL). WINNIPEG JETS Â„ Assigned G Mikhail Berdin from Manitoba (AHL) to Jacksonville (ECHL).American Hockey LeagueBAKERSFIELD CONDORS Â„ Recalled F John McFarland from Wichita (ECHL). CLEVELAND MONSTERS Â„ Assigned Fs Dan DeSalvo and F Nikita Korostelev to Jacksonville (ECHL). GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS Â„ Assigned D Trevor Hamilton to Toledo (ECHL). Recalled C Trevor Yates from Toledo. Named Ashley Oostindie director of digital marketing and Paige Sliney digital media production manager. SPRINGFIELD THUNDERBIRDS Â„ Assigned G Chris Driedger to Manchester (ECHL).ECHLALLEN AMERICANS Â„ Signed F Adam Miller. BRAMPTON BEAST Â„ Loaned D Jonathan Racine to Belleville (AHL).SOCCERMajor League SoccerLA GALAXY Â„ Fired vice president of soccer operations Pete Vagenas.United Soccer LeagueNEW MEXICO UNITED Â„ Signed F Devon Sandoval, G Cody Mizell, Ms Juan Guzman and Toni Soler and Ds Joshua Suggs and Austin Yearwood.COLLEGESWOFFORD Â„ Fired womenÂs lacrosse coach Ceri Miller.PRO BASKETBALLNBAAll times Eastern EASTERN CONFERENCE ATLANTIC DIVISION W L PCT GB Toronto 10 1 .909 Â„ Boston 6 4 .600 3 Philadelphia 6 5 .545 4 Brooklyn 4 6 .400 5 New York 3 8 .273 7 SOUTHEAST DIVISION W L PCT GB Charlotte 5 5 .500 Â„ Miami 4 5 .444 Orlando 4 6 .400 1 Atlanta 3 6 .333 1 Washington 2 7 .222 2 CENTRAL DIVISION W L PCT GB Milwaukee 8 1 .889 Â„ Indiana 7 4 .636 2 Detroit 4 5 .444 4 Chicago 3 8 .273 6 Cleveland 1 9 .100 7 WESTERN CONFERENCE SOUTHWEST DIVISION W L PCT GB San Antonio 6 3 .667 Â„ Memphis 5 4 .556 1 Houston 4 5 .444 2 New Orleans 4 6 .400 2 Dallas 2 7 .222 4 NORTHWEST DIVISION W L PCT GB Denver 9 1 .900 Â„ Portland 7 3 .700 2 Oklahoma City 5 4 .556 3 Utah 4 6 .400 5 Minnesota 4 7 .364 5 PACIFIC DIVISION W L PCT GB Golden State 10 1 .909 Â„ L.A. Clippers 6 4 .600 3 Sacramento 6 4 .600 3 L.A. Lakers 4 6 .400 5 Phoenix 2 7 .222 7MondayÂs GamesHouston 98, Indiana 94 Miami 120, Detroit 115, OT Orlando 102, Cleveland 100 Chicago 116, New York 115, 2OT Oklahoma City 122, New Orleans 116 Denver 115, Boston 107 Toronto 124, Utah 111 Golden State 117, Memphis 101 L.A. Clippers 120, Minnesota 109TuesdayÂs Games Atlanta at Charlotte, late Washington at Dallas, late Brooklyn at Phoenix, late Milwaukee at Portland, late TodayÂs GamesDetroit at Orlando, 7 p.m. Oklahoma City at Cleveland, 7 p.m. New York at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. San Antonio at Miami, 7:30 p.m. Chicago at New Orleans, 8 p.m. Denver at Memphis, 8 p.m. Philadelphia at Indiana, 8 p.m. Dallas at Utah, 9 p.m. Toronto at Sacramento, 10 p.m. Minnesota at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.ThursdayÂs GamesHouston at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. Boston at Phoenix, 9 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Portland, 10 p.m. Milwaukee at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.COLLEGE BASKETBALLMENÂS BASKETBALL THE AP TOP 25 MENÂS SCHEDULEAll times EasternTuesdayÂs GamesNo. 1 Kansas vs. No. 10 Michigan State, late No. 2 Kentucky vs. No. 4 Duke, late No. 3 Gonzaga vs. Idaho State, late No. 5 Virginia vs. Towson, late No. 6 Tennessee vs. Lenoir-Rhyne, late No. 7 Nevada vs. BYU, late No. 8 North Carolina at Wofford, late No. 9 Villanova vs. Morgan State, late No. 11 Auburn vs. South Alabama, late No. 14 Oregon vs. Portland State, late No. 16 Syracuse vs. Eastern Washington, late No. 17 Florida State vs. Florida, late No. 19 Michigan vs. Norfolk State, late No. 21 UCLA vs. IPFW, late No. 22 Clemson vs. The Citadel, late No. 23 LSU vs. Southeastern Louisiana, late No. 24 Purdue vs. FairÂ“eld, late No. 25 Washington vs. Western Kentucky, lateTodayÂs GameNo. 20 TCU vs. Cal State BakersÂ“eld, 9 p.m.RESULTSTuesdayÂs Games EASTSt. Francis (Pa.) at Buf falo, late Loyola (Md.) at St. JohnÂs, late Wagner at Seton Hall, late Siena at Providence, late Bryant at Rhode Island, late Newberry at Dartmouth, late Stony Brook at George Washington, late CCSU at Hartford, late MIT at Harvard, late E. Washington at Syracuse, late Mass.-Lowell at UMass, late Marist at Army, late Morgan St. at Villanova, late City College of New York at Fordham, late Colgate at NJIT, late New Rochelle at LIU Brooklyn, late Milwaukee at Boston College, late Rivier at New Hampshire, late Youngstown St. at Pittsburgh, late Sacred Heart at Holy Cross, late La Salle at Temple, late Boston U. at Northeastern, late Cornell at Binghamton, late Lehigh at Monmouth (NJ), late Elon at Manhattan, late Md.-Eastern Shore at Georgetown, lateSOUTHBrevard College at SC State, late Kentucky Christian at Morehead St., late Rider at UCF, late Penn at George Mason, late Mount St. MaryÂs at NC State, late The Citadel at Clemson, late Bob Jones at Furman, late Randolph at Longwood, late Alabama A&M at South Florida, late Cleveland St. at Davidson, late ETSU at Georgia St., late Washington College (MD) at VMI, late Eastern Mennonite at James Madison, late Presbyterian at Coll. of Charleston, late Wilmington College at N. Kentucky, late Lenoir-Rhyne at Tennessee, late SC-Upstate at South Carolina, late Navy at Old Dominion, late Chattanooga at Charlotte, late Gardner-Webb at VCU, late Towson at Virginia, late Davis & Elkins at Radford, late North Carolina at Wofford, late Mars Hill at Appalachian St., late Mid-Atlantic Christian at Hampton, late Florida A&M at Jacksonville, late UNC-Greensboro at NC A&T, late Lees-McRae at Middle Tennessee, late Columbia International at Charleston Southern, late Ferrum at Coastal Carolina, late Delaware at Maryland, late North Alabama at Samford, late UNC-Wilmington at Campbell, late Delaware St. at East Carolina, late Mercer at UAB, late Mississippi College at Nicholls, late Southern U. at Alabama, late Louisiana-Monroe at Jackson St., late Tennessee Tech at Memphis, late Southeastern Baptist College at Southern Miss., late Oakland City at Austin Peay, late Fort Valley State at Troy, late Sewanee at Lipscomb, late SE Louisiana at LSU, late Cumberland at UT Martin, late Spring Hill at New Orleans, late Florida at Florida St., late Centenary College of Louisiana at Northwestern St., late South Alabama at Auburn, late Winthrop at Vanderbilt, late Kentucky vs. Duke at Indianapolis, Ind., lateMIDWESTGreen Bay 110, Wisconsin Lutheran 54 Rochester College at E. Michigan, late Chicago St. at Indiana, late TifÂ“n at Bowling Green, late Florida Gulf Coast at Illinois St., late Detroit at W. Michigan, late Cedarville at Akron, late FairÂ“eld at Purdue, late Indiana St. at Ball St., late Michigan St. vs. Kansas at Indianapolis, Ind., late Concordia (MI) at Cent. Michigan, late Ill.-Chicago at Notre Dame, late Louisiana Tech at Wichita St., late Texas A&M-Commerce at Rio Grande, late Concordia-Chicago at Valparaiso, late Coppin St. at Wisconsin, late MVSU at Nebraska, late Northland College at North Dakota, late Rockford at N. Illinois, late Cent. Arkansas at Missouri, late Nebraska-Omaha at Minnesota, late PaciÂ“c at SIU-Edwardsville, late Alabama St. at Iowa St., late Bemidji State at N. Iowa, late Oral Roberts at Missouri St., late SE Missouri at Saint Louis, late Grand Canyon at S. Dakota St., late Norfolk St. at Michigan, late W. Illinois at Creighton, late IUPUI at Xavier, late UMBC at Marquette, late UMKC at Loyola of Chicago, lateSOUTHWESTArlington Baptist at Abilene Christian, late East Texas Baptist at Sam Houston St., late Texas Wesleyan at Stephen F. Austin, late Incarnate Word at Texas Tech, late Huston-Tillotson at Lamar, late E. Illinois at Texas, late Saint Leo at Rice, late Angelo State at North Texas, late Texas-Tyler at Texas-Arlington, late Alcorn St. at Tulsa, late Texas of the Permian Basin at UTEP, late Texas Southern at Baylor, lateFAR WESTJohnson & Wales (CO) at Air Force, late Westcliff University at Loyola Marymount, late Cal St.-Fullerton at Arizona St., late West Coast Baptist at S. Utah, late UC Riverside at Oregon St., late Fort Wayne at UCLA, late Westminster (UT) at Utah Valley, late Utah St. at Montana St., late Idaho St. at Gonzaga, late Maine at Denver, late N. Dakota St. at New Mexico St., late Seattle at Stanford, late Idaho at UC Irvine, late UC Santa Barbara at Wyoming, late Ark.-Pine Bluff at San Diego St., late Alaska-Anchorage at Fresno St., late New Mexico at CS Northridge, late Weber St. at San Diego, late Multnomah at Portland, late San Francisco at UC Davis, late W. Kentucky at Washington, late BYU at Nevada, late Robert Morris at Southern Cal, late Portland St. at Oregon, lateSCHEDULEAll times EasternTodayÂs Games EASTBucknell at St. Bonaventure, 7 p.m. Medgar Evers College at St. Francis Brooklyn, 7 p.m. Lafayette at St. PeterÂs, 7 p.m.SOUTHJohnson (FL) at Stetson, 7 p.m. High Point at William & Mary, 7 p.m. Webber International at FIU, 7 p.m. Florida Institute of Technology at FAU, 7 p.m. Carver at Georgia Southern, 7 p.m. Marshall at E. Kentucky, 7 p.m. Washington Adventist University at Howard, 7 p.m. Oglethorpe at Kennesaw St., 7:30 p.m.MIDWESTOhio St. at Cincinnati, 6 p.m. North Florida at Dayton, 7 p.m. Wilberforce at Ohio, 7 p.m. W. Carolina at Wright St., 7 p.m. Bethune-Cookman at DePaul, 7:30 p.m. UW-Parkside at Bradley, 8 p.m. York College (NE) at South Dakota, 8 p.m.SOUTHWESTSt. Edwards at UTSA, 8 p.m. Howard Payne at Texas A&M-CC, 8 p.m. CS BakersÂ“eld at TCU, 9 p.m. Savannah St. at Texas A&M, 9:30 p.m.FAR WESTHouston Baptist at Arizona, 9 p.m. Colorado Christian at Colorado St., 9 p.m. McNeese St. at Saint MaryÂs (Cal), 10 p.m. Cal State Dominguez Hills at Pepperdine, 10 p.m. Life PaciÂ“c College at San Jose St., 10 p.m. Menlo at Cal Poly, 10 p.m.WOMENÂS BASKETBALL THE AP TOP 25 WOMENÂS SCHEDULEAll times EasternTuesdayÂs GamesNo. 3 Oregon at Alaska, late No. 4 Baylor vs. Nicholls State, late No. 5 Louisville at Western Kentucky, late No. 6 Mississippi State vs. SE Missouri, late No. 16 Missouri at Western Illinois, late No. 18 Syracuse 85, North Dakota 49 No. 19 Marquette 91, South Dakota State 52 No. 22 South Florida at Ohio State, late No. 23 Arizona State vs. Incarnate Word, late No. 24 California vs. Houston, late No. 25 Miami at Florida International, lateTodayÂs GamesNo. 7 Stanford vs. UC Davis, 10 p.m. No. 17 N.C. State vs. Belmont, 7 p.m. No. 20 Texas A&M vs. Rice, 7 p.m.PRO HOCKEYNHLAll times Eastern EASTERN CONFERENCE ATLANTIC DIVISION GP W L OT PTS GF GA Tampa Bay 14 10 3 1 21 50 38 Toronto 14 9 5 0 18 48 39 Montreal 14 8 4 2 18 45 40 Boston 14 8 4 2 18 39 31 Buffalo 15 7 6 2 16 43 44 Ottawa 14 5 6 3 13 45 59 Detroit 14 4 8 2 10 37 53 Florida 11 3 5 3 9 34 41 METROPOLITAN DIVISION GP W L OT PTS GF GA N.Y. Islanders 14 8 4 2 18 45 34 Pittsburgh 13 6 4 3 15 46 45 Washington 13 6 4 3 15 50 49 Columbus 14 7 6 1 15 46 51 Philadelphia 15 7 7 1 15 48 56 Carolina 14 6 6 2 14 39 41 New Jersey 12 6 5 1 13 39 36 N.Y. Rangers 14 6 7 1 13 38 44 WESTERN CONFERENCE CENTRAL DIVISION GP W L OT PTS GF GA Nashville 14 11 3 0 22 47 30 Minnesota 13 8 3 2 18 40 36 Winnipeg 14 8 5 1 17 41 38 Dallas 14 8 5 1 17 41 36 Colorado 14 7 4 3 17 52 40 Chicago 15 6 6 3 15 46 56 St. Louis 12 4 5 3 11 42 47 PACIFIC DIVISION GP W L OT PTS GF GA Calgary 15 9 5 1 19 52 50 Vancouver 15 9 6 0 18 47 50 Edmonton 14 8 5 1 17 42 41 San Jose 14 7 4 3 17 46 43 Anaheim 15 6 6 3 15 37 42 Arizona 13 7 6 0 14 37 29 Vegas 14 6 7 1 13 33 39 Los Angeles 13 4 8 1 9 28 45 2 points for win, 1 point for overtime loss. Top 3 teams in each division and two wild cards per conference advance to playoffs.MondayÂs GamesNew Jersey 5, Pittsburgh 1 Boston 2, Dallas 1, OT Montreal 4, N.Y. Islanders 3, SO Washington 4, Edmonton 2 Philadelphia 5, Arizona 2TuesdayÂs GamesDallas at Columbus, late Vegas at Toronto, late Montreal at N.Y. Rangers, late New Jersey at Ottawa, late Vancouver at Detroit, late Edmonton at Tampa Bay, late Carolina at St. Louis, late Minnesota at San Jose, late Anaheim at Los Angeles, lateTodayÂs Games Pittsburgh at Washington, 7:30 p.m. Nashville at Colorado, 10 p.m. Calgary at Anaheim, 10:30 p.m. ThursdayÂs Games Vancouver at Boston, 7 p.m. Edmonton at Florida, 7 p.m. Arizona at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Buffalo at Montreal, 7:30 p.m. Vegas at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. Carolina at Chicago, 8:30 p.m. San Jose at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. Minnesota at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.AHLAll times EasternEASTERN CONFERENCE ATLANTIC DIVISION GP W L OL SOL PTS GF GA Charlotte 11 10 1 0 0 20 42 25 SpringÂ“eld 10 7 1 0 2 16 43 27 Lehigh Valley 11 6 3 1 1 14 43 40 WB/Scranton 11 6 4 0 1 13 39 35 Bridgeport 12 6 5 1 0 13 41 45 Hershey 14 6 7 0 1 13 32 42 Hartford 14 5 7 1 1 12 41 53 Providence 11 3 7 1 0 7 35 38 NORTH DIVISION GP W L OL SOL PTS GF GA Rochester 12 8 3 1 0 17 45 35 Cleveland 12 7 4 1 0 15 40 40 Binghamton 12 5 5 2 0 12 32 43 Utica 12 5 6 1 0 11 34 42 Belleville 12 5 7 0 0 10 35 38 Toronto 10 4 4 0 2 10 41 43 Laval 12 4 7 1 0 9 27 31 Syracuse 9 4 5 0 0 8 29 31 WESTERN CONFERENCE CENTRAL DIVISION GP W L OL SOL PTS GF GA Milwaukee 13 8 2 3 0 19 43 34 Chicago 11 7 3 0 1 15 45 32 Rockford 12 6 3 1 2 15 36 33 Iowa 10 7 3 0 0 14 40 26 Manitoba 11 6 5 0 0 12 27 37 Grand Rapids 11 5 5 0 1 11 34 38 Texas 11 4 5 1 1 10 36 41 San Antonio 13 3 10 0 0 6 26 37 PACIFIC DIVISION GP W L OL SOL PTS GF GA San Jose 11 9 1 0 1 19 43 21 Colorado 10 6 2 2 0 14 33 30 Tucson 10 6 3 0 1 13 35 34 BakersÂ“eld 9 5 4 0 0 10 35 26 Stockton 11 4 6 1 0 9 33 55 Ontario 10 3 4 2 1 9 39 49 San Diego 8 3 3 1 1 8 30 332 points for win, 1 point for OT/shootout lossMondayÂs GameSan Jose 5, Stockton 2TuesdayÂs GamesNone scheduledTodayÂs GamesBinghamton at Bridgeport, 10:30 a.m. Chicago at Milwaukee, 11:30 a.m. Iowa at Rockford, 11:30 a.m. Laval at Utica, 7 p.m. Cleveland at Rochester, 7:05 p.m. San Diego at Tucson, 9:05 p.m.ThursdayÂs GamesBakersÂ“eld at Iowa, 11:30 a.m. Grand Rapids at Manitoba, 8 p.m.GOLFUPCOMING TOURNAMENTSAll times EasternPGA TOUR MAYAKOBA GOLF CLASSICSite: Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Course: El Camaleon GC at the Mayakoba Resort. Yardage: 6,987. Par: 71. Purse: $7.2 million. WinnerÂs share: $1,296,000. Television: Thursday-Sunday, 1-4 p.m. (Golf Channel). Defending champion: Patton Kizzire. Last week: Bryson DeChambeau won the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas. FedEx Cup leader: Xander Schauffele. Notes: Jordan Spieth makes his Â“rst appearance in Mayakoba, and his Â“nal appearance before getting married. ... Rickie Fowler and Tony Finau give the Â“eld three of the top 15 players in the world. ... For the second straight week, a fall event on the PGA Tour has a higher strength-of-Â“eld rating than the Rolex Series event on the European Tour. ... Chris Stroud is the only player to compete at Mayakoba every year since it began in 2007. ... Abraham Ancer is among seven Mexican professionals in the Â“eld, three of whom have full PGA Tour cards. ... Fred Funk won the inaugural tournament at age 50. ... Graeme McDowell is the only player born outside the U.S. to have won in Mayakoba. ... Kizzire, who beat Fowler by one shot last year, won twice in four tournaments when he added a title at the Sony Open. He didnÂt have another top 10 the rest of the season and got the last spot into the Tour Championship. Next week: RSM Classic. Online: www.pgatour.com PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS CHARLES SCHWAB CUP CHAMPIONSHIPSite: Phoenix. Course: Phoenix CC. Yardage: 6,763. Par: 72. Purse: $2.5 million. WinnerÂs share: $440,000. Television: Thursday-Saturday, 4-7 p .m. (Golf Channel); Sunday, 4-6:30 p.m. (Golf Channel). Defending champion: Kevin Sutherland. Last tournament: Scott Parel won the Invesco QQQ Championship. Schwab Cup leader: Bernhard Langer. Notes: Only the top six players have a mathematical chance of winning the Charles Schwab Cup. Langer and Parel have to win the tournament to capture the Cup. The others are Miguel Angel Jimenez, Jerry Kelly, Scott McCarron and David Toms. ... Because Langer is leading, he could still win the Schwab Cup if Parel Â“nishes out of the top Â“ve, Jimenez is not a runner-up and the other three do not win. Parel could win with a Â“nish as low as fourth. ... Steve Stricker (No. 13) is the only player among the 36man Â“eld not playing. Stricker ends the year with $1,196,235 in seven events. Stricker played 12 times on the PGA Tour and earned $582,566. ... Langer has won the Schwab Cup three times in the last four years.
Page 6 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun | Wednesday, November 7, 2018 TODAY / TONIGHTA p.m. t-storm in spots Mainly clear and humidHIGH 87 LOW 6950% chance of rain 25% chance of rainSome sun with a shower or t-storm in spots88 / 7040% chance of rain THURSDAY GULF WATER TEMPERATUREMostly sunny87 / 6925% chance of rain FRIDAYPartly sunny with a shower or thunderstorm86 / 6755% chance of rain SATURDAYPartly sunny with a shower or thunderstorm84 / 6555% chance of rain MONDAYPeriods of clouds and sunshine85 / 6725% chance of rain SUNDAY 1 3 5 3 1 0 Trees Grass Weeds Moldsabsentlowmoderatehighvery highabsent absent 050100150200300500 410-50 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 VENICE809096979286Air Quality Index readings as of TuesdayMain pollutant: OzonePunta Gorda through 2 p.m. Tuesday Sebring through 2 p.m. Tuesday Venice through 2 p.m. Tuesday24 hours through 2 p.m. Tue. 0.00ÂŽ Month to date 0.57ÂŽ Normal month to date 0.43ÂŽ Year to date 59.45ÂŽ Normal year to date 47.39ÂŽ Record 0.59ÂŽ (1987) 24 hours through 2 p.m. Tue. 0.00ÂŽ 24 hours through 2 p.m. Tue. 0.00ÂŽ Month to date 0.28ÂŽ Normal month to date 0.43ÂŽ Year to date 40.61ÂŽ Normal year to date 46.77ÂŽ Record 0.59ÂŽ (1965) High/Low 88/68 Normal High/Low 83/61 Record High 89 (2015) Record Low 43 (1976) High/Low 86/68 High/Low 84/70 Normal High/Low 81/61 Record High 90 (1996) Record Low 41 (1976)Pollen Index readings as of Tuesday 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. 7.58 12.46 6.84 14.03/1979 Oct. 2.60 2.54 2.93 10.88/1995 Nov. 0.57 0.44 1.91 5.53/2002 Dec. 1.04 1.78 6.83/2002 Y ear 59.45 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 Thu.Apalachicola 80 70 t 79 69 t Bradenton 85 71 pc 84 70 pc Clearwater 84 72 pc 83 72 s Coral Springs 87 74 pc 87 74 pc Daytona Beach 84 69 c 83 69 c Fort Lauderdale 85 76 pc 85 76 sh Fort Myers 87 68 pc 86 69 pc Gainesville 86 66 t 85 65 t Jacksonville 85 67 t 81 65 t Key Largo 84 77 pc 84 77 pc Key West 86 78 pc 85 79 sh Lakeland 87 69 pc 87 69 t Melbourne 85 71 pc 85 71 pc Miami 86 73 pc 86 74 sh Naples 86 70 pc 85 70 pc Ocala 87 66 c 86 66 t Okeechobee 85 67 pc 85 68 t Orlando 86 69 pc 86 68 t Panama City 80 70 t 79 67 t Pensacola 80 67 t 77 68 t Pompano Beach 86 77 pc 86 77 t St. Augustine 82 69 t 80 68 c St. Petersburg 85 72 pc 85 71 s Sarasota 85 69 pc 84 69 s Tallahassee 79 68 t 79 66 t Tampa 86 72 pc 86 71 pc Vero Beach 86 67 pc 85 68 t West Palm Beach 85 74 pc 85 72 t 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 1:43a 9:13a 3:33p 8:34p Thu. 2:06a 9:52a 4:21p 8:56p Today 12:20a 7:29a 2:10p 6:50p Thu. 12:43a 8:08a 2:58p 7:12p Today 1:02p 6:15a 11:47p 5:31p Thu. 1:58p 6:58a --5:57p Today 2:15a 9:42a 4:05p 9:03p Thu. 2:38a 10:21a 4:53p 9:25p Today 12:25p 6:08a 10:58p 5:29p Thu. 1:13p 6:47a 11:22p 5:51p ESE 4-8 0-1 Smooth SE 4-8 1-2 LightFt. Myers 87/68 part cldy none Punta Gorda 88/68 part cldy afternoon Sarasota 85/69 part cldy none 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 TABLENew Nov 7 First Nov 15 Full Nov 23 Last Nov 29 Today 6:31 a.m. 6:04 p.m. Thursday 7:30 a.m. 6:45 p.m. Today 6:42 a.m. 5:41 p.m. Thursday 6:43 a.m. 5:41 p.m. Today 4:42a 10:54a 5:07p 11:19p Thu. 5:32a 11:16a 5:57p ---Fri. 6:25a 12:08p 6:50p 12:37p Monterrey 88/70 Chihuahua 82/47 Los Angeles 72/56 Washington 66/48 New York 60/45 Miami 86/73 Atlanta 70/55 Detroit 46/33 Houston 85/63 Kansas City 46/28 Chicago 44/27 Minneapolis 35/21 El Paso 78/53 Denver 45/24 Billings 28/15 San Francisco 70/49 Seattle 52/37 Toronto 46/33 Montreal 51/37 Winnipeg 26/13 Ottawa 49/34 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: 11/7/18 Today Thu. Today Thu. Today Thu. Today Thu.Albuquerque 65 42 s 62 33 s Anchorage 34 29 sn 34 26 sf Atlanta 70 55 sh 64 55 c Baltimore 64 40 s 57 41 s Billings 28 15 sn 37 14 s Birmingham 67 52 sh 65 57 r Boise 49 25 pc 48 24 s Boston 61 44 s 56 39 s Buffalo 47 35 c 44 32 c Burlington, VT 54 40 pc 48 34 pc Charleston, WV 57 35 pc 54 40 pc Charlotte 72 51 pc 65 49 pc Chicago 44 27 pc 42 32 pc Cincinnati 55 30 pc 50 36 pc Cleveland 49 34 pc 45 34 pc Columbia, SC 76 57 sh 67 54 c Columbus, OH 53 30 pc 49 37 pc Concord, NH 56 35 pc 50 27 pc Dallas 65 51 c 58 45 r Denver 45 24 pc 41 19 pc Des Moines 41 23 pc 39 25 c Detroit 46 33 pc 46 34 s Duluth 32 19 sf 30 18 c Fairbanks 12 2 c 18 5 c Fargo 29 14 c 28 13 c Hartford 60 37 s 54 31 s Helena 29 16 sn 36 16 s Honolulu 84 72 pc 86 72 pc Houston 85 63 t 74 60 t Indianapolis 50 29 pc 47 34 pc Jackson, MS 73 53 r 63 52 t Kansas City 46 28 pc 39 27 c Knoxville 62 44 pc 59 50 pc Las Vegas 75 50 s 68 45 s Los Angeles 72 56 pc 79 54 s Louisville 57 35 pc 54 40 pc Memphis 58 45 sh 54 43 c Milwaukee 44 27 c 41 30 pc Minneapolis 35 21 c 34 22 c Montgomery 75 59 t 70 62 t Nashville 59 39 pc 56 45 pc New Orleans 82 65 t 77 67 t New York City 60 45 s 55 42 s Norfolk, VA 68 54 s 61 54 c Oklahoma City 57 41 pc 47 34 r Omaha 43 23 pc 39 26 sf Philadelphia 62 44 s 55 43 s Phoenix 82 59 s 82 57 s Pittsburgh 52 30 pc 46 34 pc Portland, ME 58 38 pc 52 33 pc Portland, OR 55 35 pc 56 33 s Providence 62 41 s 55 34 s Raleigh 71 51 pc 62 47 c Salt Lake City 50 28 s 46 25 s St. Louis 52 32 pc 46 35 c San Antonio 82 61 c 74 54 sh San Diego 69 60 pc 76 57 s San Francisco 70 49 s 72 49 s Seattle 52 37 pc 50 37 s Washington, DC 66 48 s 59 45 s Amsterdam 56 44 r 54 40 pc Baghdad 70 56 pc 72 56 c Beijing 54 34 pc 55 32 pc Berlin 60 44 pc 55 42 pc Buenos Aires 72 59 pc 82 66 c Cairo 79 64 s 79 64 s Calgary 31 15 pc 35 17 s Cancun 86 75 pc 86 73 pc Dublin 49 40 r 52 44 c Edmonton 22 4 pc 22 8 pc Halifax 56 44 r 50 38 s Kiev 48 31 pc 48 32 s London 58 42 r 56 47 pc Madrid 58 43 pc 56 44 pc Mexico City 75 55 pc 76 53 pc Montreal 51 37 sh 46 30 pc Ottawa 49 34 sh 44 29 c Paris 55 41 r 56 43 pc Regina 21 8 c 20 0 c Rio de Janeiro 81 69 r 75 70 r Rome 66 53 sh 66 53 pc St. JohnÂs 58 42 r 49 34 pc San Juan 85 74 sh 85 77 sh Sydney 74 55 r 66 56 s Tokyo 66 59 c 66 61 pc Toronto 46 33 c 44 29 c Vancouver 51 32 pc 47 36 pc Winnipeg 26 13 c 24 12 cHigh ................. 91 at Immokalee, FLLow .......................... 4 at Daniel, WY(For the 48 contiguous states yesterday)74On Nov. 7, 1940, 31-mph winds hit the Tacoma Narrows Bridge over Puget Sound, Wash. The suspension bridge collapsed. Q: What is frostwork?A: Intricate patterns of ice on surfaces like window panes 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 87/69 87/69 87/68 87/68 87/70 86/69 86/68 85/67 86/68 86/72 85/71 85/73 86/70 87/68 88/69 88/68 87/68 88/69 88/69 87/69 87/70 88/68 88/69 85/72 87/69 83/72 85/71 85/70 88/69 87/70 85/70 86/69 85/69 84/72 84/73 87/69 86/70 87/69Forecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. 2018 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESSA video has surfaced showing several Ottawa Senators players trashing the team and an assistant coach during an Uber ride, the latest bit of humiliation for an organization thatÂs been riddled with it recently. The video shows players discussing their ineffective penalty kill and mocking assistant Martin Raymond in what appears to be a recording from a camera mounted on the dash of an Uber DriverÂs van or SUV. There are seven players in the vehicle, including Matt Duchene, Chris Wideman, Chris Tierney and Thomas Chabot. Post Media shared the video on its YouTube page Monday night. It said the video was originally posted elsewhere over the weekend and has since been deleted. ItÂs not clear who posted the original video. Players ridiculed Raymond, who handles the teamÂs penalty-killing unit. Duchene calls Raymond Âthe only coach in NHL history to have the worst power play and the worst PK within a calendar year.ÂŽSenators players filmed trashing team, coach while in Uber NHL By JAY COHENAP SPORTS WRITERCHICAGO Â„ Joel Quenneville knew the deal. After three Stanley Cup titles and nine playoff appearances with the Chicago Blackhawks, the longtime coach Â“gured this was a big season for him. ÂI only think weÂre in the winning business and we better win,ÂŽ Quenneville said on the Â“rst day of training camp. Two months later, it was over. The Blackhawks Â“red Quenneville on Tuesday, ending a wildly successful run that returned the franchise to the top of the NHL after years of heartache. Chicago has lost Â“ve in a row. ÂThis is certainly a very difÂ“cult decision,ÂŽ general manager Stan Bowman said in a statement. ÂBut I believe it is in the best interests of the Blackhawks organization. We need to maximize each and every opportunity with our playoff goals in mind and create continued growth and development throughout our roster at the same time. ÂAfter much deliberation the last several days, with great respect to what Joel has meant to the Blackhawks, we knew we had to make a change.ÂŽ The 60-year-old Quenneville had another year left on a three-year contract extension he signed in 2016 that pays him $6 million per year, second highest in the NHL behind Mike Babcock in Toronto. He was the longest-tenured head coach in the NHL and the second coach Â“red in the past three days after the Los Angeles Kings dismissed John Stevens. Whenever Quenneville wants to get back to work, he likely will have plenty of suitors. The former NHL defenseman has 890 wins in 22 years as a head coach with St. Louis, Colorado and Chicago. Scotty Bowman, StanÂs father and a senior adviser with the Blackhawks, is the only man with more regular-season victories. Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane, Keith and Seabrook blossomed with Quenneville behind the bench, and the Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup in 2010, 2013 and 2015. They also made it to the conference Â“nals in 2009 and 2014. Quenneville Â“nishes with a 452-249-96 record with Chicago. He also went 76-52 in the playoffs with the Blackhawks for the best record in franchise history.Blackhawks fire 3-time Stanley Cup-winning coach Quenneville AP PHOTOIn this July 21, 2017 Â“le photo, Chicago BlackhawksÂ head coach Joel Quenneville speaks at a news conference during the NHL hockey teamÂs convention in Chicago. NHL: Chicago Blackhawks 24/7 EMERGENCY SERVICE NO OVERTIME CHARGES C oupon must be presented and discounted at the point of sales t ransaction. 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