HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN VOL. 99 | NO. 316 | $1.00 YOUR HOMETOWN NEWSPAPER SINCE 1919 An Edition Of The Sun Monday, November 12, 2018 Highlands Health ................ B1 Local Sports .................. A9-10 Lottery .............. SPORTS WIRE Classifieds ...................... B5-8 Comics ................ NEWS WIRE Viewpoints ....................... A6 Weather ............... Sports WireGood morning To Mel Feathers Thanks for reading! newssun.com facebook.com/ newssuntwitter.com/ TheNewsSunBy MELISSA MAINSTAFF WRITERVENUS Â„ A 14-year-old male from Sebring, who was sitting in the bed of a truck, died Saturday around 2:15 a.m. after the driver failed to negotiate a left-hand curve on Old State Road 8, just south of Henry Drive in Venus. Andrew Warren Stephens, 14, was unrestrained and riding in the bed of the truck. He was ejected from the vehicle, which crossed both lanes of traffic on Old State Road 8 and overturned after hitting the ditch. Stephens was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the truck was taken to Florida Hospital in Lake Placid for injuries and was treated and released. It is unknown if he was wearing a seat belt. A 15-year-old female from Wesley Chapel, who was wearing a seat belt, received minor injuries and was not taken to the hospital for treatment. The Florida Highway Patrol is still investigating the incident.Sebring teen dies in traffic accident By MELISSA MAINSTAFF WRITERSEBRING Â„ The dream to restore the Nan-Ces-O-Wee and turn it into modern apartments began in 2015, and now that vision is close to becoming a reality. Tony Collins purchased the Nan-Ces-O-Wee on March 12, 2015, and he has had to overcome many obstacles to find financing for the renovations. Collins had approached the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) for funds to help restore the historic building downtown, located across the street from DeeÂs Place. However, funds from the CRA are reimbursable. Owners must make the improvements first and provide proof of renovations before the CRA disburses money. This system assures accountability, making sure that every penny spent by the CRA actually improves the downtown area. Collins investigated his financing options to find the best offer. He told the CRA that he had one offer, but he wanted a better one. He found it, and now the project has taken a long stride towards completion. ÂTony submitted his commitment letter as proof of financing for the project,ÂŽ Kristie Vazquez, CRA Executive Director, said. ÂWe are so excited that this is becoming a reality!ÂŽ The dream had almost died. The CRA grew tired of waiting for Collins to provide proof of financing. Previously, the newspaper reported the CRA had withdrawn incentives for the Nan-Ces-O-Wee in April, saying the money had been tied up for too long. The CRA wanted to see Collins, the developer who purchased the Nan-Ces-O-Wee and the Santa Rosa hotels, have a loan commitment to renovate the NanCes-O-Wee before tying up funds any longer. Collins had trouble finding financing earlier, but as the housing market improved, so did his options. He asked the CRA board for an extension, and they granted his request. The CRAÂs patience was rewarded with a loan commitment letter earlier this month. ÂThey [the CRA board] committed to supporting the project in the original amount of $450k, and I will be working to draft the development agreement for the By MELISSA MAINSTAFF WRITERAVON PARK Â„ A 2-yearold child and an adult were shot in a drive-by shooting in Avon Park on Saturday around 9 p.m., sending both to the hospital. The Highlands County SheriffÂs OfÂ“ce received a call at 9:06 p.m. regarding shots Â“red in the area of 49 E. Metcalfe St. Another call came a few minutes later, but this time it was from the emergency room at Florida Hospital Heartland. The two gunshot victims were at the ER seeking treatment. Florida Hospital Heartland began treating the adult, but the 2-year-old child was Â”own to Tampa General Hospital. Authorities believe that the injuries are not life-threatening. The Highlands News-Sun previously reported on a shooting that occurred earlier this year that was just two-tenths of a mile from this shooting. The area of 49 E. Metcalfe St. is just two streets over from the 200 block on Tulane Drive in Avon Park, where two people were injured in a drive-by shooting on June 25, 2018. The victims of the previous shooting Â„ one 15 and the other 22 Â„ were riding the same bike around 2:10 p.m. when someone drove by shooting multiple times. Injuries were non life-threatening in the previous shooting as well. Jomarris Tysheim Mack, 22, of Sebring was arrested around 5:15 p.m. near Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Lemon Street in Sebring for the June 25 shooting. As of press time, no arrests have been made in the shooting on Saturday and the HCSO is still investigating. Investigators are requesting help from residents to solve this crime. Anyone with information regarding this shooting should call 863-402-7200 or email email@example.com. Information can also be left with Heartland Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800226-TIPS or by visiting the organizationÂs website at www.heartlandcrimestoppers.com. People who submit tips will always remain anonymous and may receive up to $3,000 cash for information. The HCSO also has a user-friendly mobile app that allows people to submit tips. The app works on Apple and Android phones. Search for Highlands County SheriffÂs OfÂ“ce in the app store. 2 injured in Avon Park drive-by shooting2-year old child flown to Tampa for treatment Nan-Ces-O-Wee project moving forwardBy MELISSA MAINSTAFF WRITERSEBRING Â„ HersheyÂs ice cream, sweet and salty kettle corn, fried gator and gourmet hamburgers and hot dogs tantalized visitorsÂ taste buds as they toured Highlands Hammock State Park on Saturday and learned about the contributions of young men who served in the Civilian Conservation Corps, often referred to as the CCC boys. The 33rd Annual CCC Festival provided an outdoor classroom filled with folk music, arts, crafts and living Florida history. The artistic booths, educational vendors and toe-tapping music created a lively atmosphere that captivated participants and kept them coming back. ÂWeÂve been coming here every year for 18 years,ÂŽ Phyllis Tomlinson said. ÂWe love it!ÂŽ ÂThis CCC Festival is the only festival of its kind in the state,ÂŽ Carla Kappmeyer-Sherwin, park services specialist, said. ÂWe still have returning CCC boys who visit.ÂŽ Attendees learned how the CCC boys worked to keep their families from starving during the Great Depression. Unemployed and unmarried men ages 18-25, who were often hungry and poverty stricken, flocked to CCC camps where they built state parks, preserved the environment and learned job skills. They earned $30 a month, and $25 was sent back home to help their families. The money that was sent home is credited with saving 21 million Americans from starvation, Darrel Smith, former CCC Museum curator, said. ÂIt was the greatest vocational school our country has ever seen,ÂŽ Smith said. Young men had a chance to finish their high school education and learn various trades, such as blacksmithing. Smith interviewed over 300 CCC boys so that he could create realistic reenactments for people who toured the CCC Museum. He portrayed Velmar Mack, who served in the CCC from 1936-1937 and described the way of life in the camps CCC Festival celebrates contributions of the CCC boys MELISSA MAIN/STAFFDarrel Smith portrayed Velmar Mack, a CCC boy, at the festival. Smith met and interviewed over 300 former CCC boys so that he could create realistic enactments for visitors at the CCC Museum. Nancy Dale, author, stands beside John Peeples, a Venus resident whose family has lived in Venus since the 1870s. Dale tries to preserve the disappearing culture of the Florida pioneer cow hunters, a 200-year-old cultural heritage.FEST | 8ABy MELISSA MAINSTAFF WRITERSEBRING Â„ The Veterans Council of Highlands County honored the veterans of the Korean War, often called ÂThe Forgotten WarÂŽ on Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Military Sea Services Museum. Retired Colonel Mike Borders, director of the ceremony, thanked those that had assembled and introduced Betsy Waddell, president of the Veterans Council, who acted as emcee for the event. The Sebring High School JROTC Honor Guard posted the colors after the invocation, and Becky McIntyre sang two patriotic songs, ÂThe Star Spangled BannerÂŽ and ÂGod Bless AmericaÂŽ by Lee Greenwood. The veterans of the Korean War stood to be honored, and the crowd erupted in applause and took to their feet to honor those who had served. Staff Sergeant Denise Williams, who is a member of the U.S. Army Reserves and serves as the County Veterans Services OfÂ“cer, walked among those in attendance and personally saluted all Korean War veterans honored in ceremony MELISSA MAIN/STAFFRetired Brigadier General Bobby Lee addressed the crowd at the Veterans Day Commemoration Ceremony that honored veterans of the Korean War. KOREAN | 2A PROJECT | 4A
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When the ÂService Song MedleyÂŽ was played over the loudspeaker, men stood when the song representing their branch of service wafted through the air. The audience clapped enthusiastically as each branch of the military was honored. Retired Brigadier General Bobby Lee, a Sebring native who was appointed as the Chief of Army War Plans during Operation Desert Storm, was the guest speaker and addressed the crowd. Today marks the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, which has been called Veterans Day since 1954, he said. Lee said, ÂI want to honor all those who have served our fellow Americans unconditionally, and for that I offer you my unwavering respect and admiration.ÂŽ During his address, Lee recapped highlights of the Korean War. Approximately 36,000 people died in the Korean War, and 7,000 Americans are still missing. A few, maybe seven, were returned recently, he said. ÂHopefully if a peace treaty is signed between North and South Korea, many, many more will come home.ÂŽ Although the Korean War ended, a peace treaty was never signed. Harry Truman never made a formal declaration of war. ÂDuring this period, we led the nation in civil rights action,ÂŽ Lee said. ÂWe ordered the integration of the military. This was the second time we had fought as an integrated force. The Â“rst time was during the Revolutionary War.ÂŽ After LeeÂs address, Mr. Charles Wiggins, a veteran, read his poem ÂWhat Old Glory Means to Me.ÂŽ His words brimmed with emotion as he spoke of the Â”ag. One line of the poem said, ÂItÂs the banner we all look to when our hearts are full of fear,ÂŽ and another read, ÂWe must honor God and protect it, or our freedom may not last.ÂŽKOREANFROM PAGE 1A MELISSA MAIN/STAFFBecky McIntyre sang ÂThe Star Spangled BannerÂŽ and ÂGod Bless the U.S.AÂŽ at the Veterans Day Commemoration Ceremony on Sunday. Nov. 11 marked the 100th anniversary of the end of WW I. This photo shows a WWI uniform.Highlands County road projects for which the Florida Department of Transportation has issued a road advisory: US 27 from West Townsend Street to Batts Street and on SR 64 from US 27 to Self Avenue: Construction project: Crews are replacing existing roadway with concrete pavement on US 27 southbound from West Pleasant Street to Paulk Street, US 27 northbound from Dyal Street to West Hill Street, and on SR 64 from Self Avenue to US 27. The contractor is also milling and resurfacing the existing roadway on US 27 from West Townsend Street to Batts Street and on SR 64 from Collier Avenue to Self Avenue, installing curb and gutter, installing trafÂ“c separators, sidewalks, trafÂ“c signals, street lights, and signing and pavement markers. A single continuous lane closure on US 27 will be in place during intersection construction. All US 27 trafÂ“c lanes have shifted eastward and reduced to two lanes in each direction. Locke Street on southbound US 27 is closed to trafÂ“c. South Hart Avenue on eastbound SR 64 is open to trafÂ“c. Hart Avenue on westbound SR 64 is closed to trafÂ“c. Please follow detour signs and watch for workers in the construction zone. The SR 64 eastbound trafÂ“c lane has shifted temporarily to the right. Please use caution through this area and watch for workers in the construction zone. SR 64 westbound trafÂ“c has shifted to the south onto the newly constructed concrete road. Please use caution through this area and watch for workers in the construction zone. Additional lane closures, single-lane Â”agging operations, and temporary lane shifts will occur during nighttime/overnight hours on US 27 and SR 64. The contractor is Concrete Services, LLC. Estimated project completion date is early 2020. US 98 at Garden Terrace in Spring Lake: Maintenance permit project: Crews are constructing a new treatment plant including a new driveway connection to US 98. Watch for workers close to the roadway with shoulder closures. Watch for trucks and equipment entering and leaving the roadway. US 98 from US 27 to Thunder Road: Maintenance contracts project: Crews will clean and reshape the roadside ditches on US 98 from US 27 to Thunder Road. Watch for temporary daytime shoulder closures. Use caution and be prepared to stop. This project is scheduled from November 5 through the end of November. US 98 from Ashton to Oak Avenue: Maintenance contracts project: Crews will be cleaning out drainage culverts on US 98 from Ashton Drive to Oak Avenue. Watch for temporary daytime shoulder closures. Use caution and be prepared to stop. There will be trucks and equipment entering and leaving the roadway. This project is scheduled from November 19 through end of December. US 98 from US 27 to Ashton Drive: Maintenance contracts project: Crews will be replacing drainage culverts on US 98 from US 27 to Ashton Drive. Watch for temporary daytime shoulder closures. Crews will be replacing driveway pipes and repairing damaged concrete around pipes. This will ensure drainage is functioning properly and failing pipes are being maintained. Use caution and be prepared to stop. Watch for trucks and equipment entering and leaving the roadway. This project is scheduled from November 19 through the end of December. US 27 at E Interlake Boulevard/CR 621 and US 27 at Dal Hall Boulevard/Tower Street: Construction project: This project is to construct high-emphasis crosswalks and crosswalk landings, install pedestrian signals, and associated drainage improvements. This week, crews will work on site cleanup and punch list items. 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A4 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | November 12, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com project next, Kristie Vazquez said. The goal is to have that agreement complete and for the boards approval on their agenda for the 26th [of November], Vazquez said. We hope to have that to Tony shortly after, where he can sign by December 1st, and get started with construction around the middle of March. I am meeting with the CRA to finalize their participation, Collins said. I am in process of putting together the final construction documents and pricing and moving forward. We should close on the loan and start construction by mid-February. I anticipate 12 months of construction, he said. It should be completed by early 2020. The Nan-Ces-O-Wee will be converted into 25 multi-family units. The apartment complex will have one and two-bedroom apartments with a long list of modern amenities, including key fob entry, a security system with video surveillance, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, a workout room and a community area with WiFi. I also anticipate allocating six to eight of the units for short-term professional apartments, Collins said. I plan to have up to four retail spaces on the first floor. We are looking at options to revisit the Santa Rosa and putting 41 additional units there, he said. The CRAs dream of increasing foot traffic downtown and having a ready market of buyers for merchants around the Circle and along the spoke streets coincided with Collins dream of restoring an historic building and turning it into modern apartments in an area where it is hard to find rental housing. The teaming of the two entities helped to make both dream come true for the benefit all parties involved, especially the City of Sebring.PROJECTFROM PAGE 1A MELISSA MAIN/STAFFThe Nan-Ces-O-Wee, an historic building at 139 N. Ridgewood Drive, will be renovated into modern one and two-bedroom apartments with kitchen amenities that include granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. IS CLOSING ON DECEMBER 31, 2018 DUE TO THE PASSING OF DR. DIANA D. 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www.highlandsnewssun.com November 12, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | A5Robert DeGraveRobert DeGrave, 72, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018 in Avon Park, Florida. He was born on Sept. 6, 1946 in Washington, D.C. to Jules and Josephine DeGrave. He is survived by his wife, Patricia, and four sons, Robert J. DeGrave Jr. (Angela), Brian DeGrave (Paula), Michael DeGrave (Stephanie) and Greg Schaffer (Tiffany); and 16 grandchildren. Robert enjoyed golf, and was a member of the Sebring Golf Club. He was a proud business owner and a director of Sunny Hills Assisted Living Facility. A memorial service was held on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. Arrangements entrusted to StephensonNelson Funeral Home, 4001 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870. Online condolences may be left at stephensonnelsonfh. com.OBITUARIES By DAVID AUSTINMASTER GARDENEROn Tuesday, Nov. 6, the Highlands County Commissioners voted unanimously to allow a teaching pavilion to be built on the property of the Bert J Harris Agricultural Civic Center with funds to be raised by the Highlands County Master Gardeners. The commissioners approved it to be named the Charles V. Reynolds Teaching Pavilion. As part of the funding, the Highlands County Master Gardeners will start selling honorary bricks that will be placed under the building and on walkways leading to the pavilion. The Master Gardeners hope to start sales of the bricks at the Nov. 17 Garden Festival at the Bert J Harris Agricultural Civic Center. The Festival runs 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and replaces the annual Plant Sale. Charles V. Reynolds wrote articles weekly in the Highlands News-Sun as a volunteer Master Gardener. Like everything he did it was a labor of love. During his time as a Master Gardener he wrote at least 80 horticulture related articles. He wrote with humor, as if he were having a conversation with each reader. When you read them he might as well been spinning a tale in your own living room. Charlie, as he was known by most, passed away June 3 this year. Reynolds was honored last year at the State of Florida Master Gardener convention as ÂMaster Gardener of the Year.ÂŽ State coordinator, Wendy Wilber said that Charlie had been chosen because of the scope of his involvement in the community and not because of one project. Reynolds got involved without hesitation when the Avon Park Housing Authority needed help with their community garden. He visited that garden weekly and worked with the tenants. He started his Dream ChaserÂs 4-H club that were comprised of underprivileged kids from that same housing developmentÂs community garden. Reynolds struck up a friendship with Tommy Sauls, the local guard at the Avon Park Correctional Institution. Tommy was in charge of the State PrisonÂs Ornamental Plant Nursery. Together they forged a path for the inmates to be trained in FNGLA (Florida Nursery, Growers & Landscape Association) certiÂ“cation and Agriculture Pesticide Applicator training. He drove 30 miles each way once a week for nearly two years. He proudly spoke of his students as ÂMy Boys.ÂŽ The program gives inmates an opportunity to take a trade and knowledge with them as they left the prison system. Two of his Â“rst students now work in FloridaÂs Agriculture industry. When Cindy Marshall of the Ridge Area ARC Aktion Club called, an organization serving and advocating for individuals with developmental and other disabilities in Avon Park Florida, Charlie went to work. He taught them about vegetable gardening and helped them set up the raised beds for their gardens. The Aktion Club is still heavily involved with assisting the Master Gardeners. One of the raised beds at their garden has a plaque with his name thanking him. Once a month Charlie spent an hour on the Barry Foster Show giving homeownersÂ advice on taking care of their plants and growing gardens. The arm of his knowledge stretched out into the community and was multiplied by those he worked with. As quick as he was done with one project, he was off helping somewhere else. Whether it was planting school gardens, where he was known as ÂMr. Charlie,ÂŽ or Â“xing an irrigation pipe at the Boys and Girls Club he was always busy. Behind him, he left a trail of trained Master Gardener volunteers. Temikia, from the Housing Authority Community Garden, Tommy from the Correctional Institution and Cindy at the Ridge Area Arc Aktion Club. When he earned State Master Gardener of the year in 2017 it was no surprise to me; I just wondered how it took so long. The next Monday he was back at work volunteering. That was just Charlie. David Austin is the Residential Horticulture Agent and Master Gardener Coordinator in Highlands County. He can be reached at davidaustin@uÂ”.edu or by calling the extension ofÂ“ce at 863-402-6540.Teaching pavilion to be built and named in honor of Master Gardener COURTESY PHOTOCharles V. Reynolds.The following people were arrested on Nov. 2 on felony charges and booked into the Highlands County jail: Jonathan Eduardo Melecio-Concepcion, 31, Avon Park, on charges of battery, kidnap-false imprisonment and obstructing justice. Ryan Daniel Mortimer, 37, Avon Park, on a charge of larceny. Rogelio Salceda Aguinig, 21, Sebring, on a charge of moving trafÂ“c violation. Dahlin Patrick Stanton, 20, Lake Placid, on a charge of larceny. Shelbie Lynn Williams, 25, Sebring, on two charges of larceny. The following person was arrested on Nov. 3 on felony charges and booked into the Highlands County jail: Jarquez Ontario Corneil Hester, 26, Avon Park, on charges of vehicle theft and dealing in stolen property. The following people were arrested on Nov. 4 on felony charges and booked into the Highlands County jail: Lavarrien Diquan Coker, 24, Avon Park, on a charge of aggravated battery. Brian Thomas Farrell, 54, Sebring, on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Frank L. Laws, 38, Sebring, on charges of resisting an ofÂ“cer-Â”ee/ elude, resisting an ofÂ“cer without violence, possession of marijuana, and aggravated battery. Aloni Treyvon McTaggart, 26, Sebring, on a charge of probation violation. The following people were arrested on Nov. 5 on felony charges and booked into the Highlands County jail: SteÂQuavion IziekÂel Hawthorne, 18, Lake Placid, on a charge of lewd and lascivious behavior. Dustin Thomas Dwayne Lavender, 24, Sebring, on a charge of larceny. Pedro Julio Ruano, 21, Lake Placid, on a charge of probation violation. Kevin Lee Setters, 51, Avon Park, on two charges of sex offender violation. The following people were arrested on Nov. 6 on felony charges and booked into the Highlands County jail: Kyle Brandon Blanchette, 30, Orlando, on six charges of failure to appear. James Henry Jones, 34, Sebring, on charges of possession of drug equipment and drug possession. Noah James Makepeace, 21, Avon Park, on charges of possession of drug equipment and drug possession. Jessie Lynn McGrath, 26, on a charge of failure to appear. Joseph Rivers, 37, Avon Park, on charges of resisting an ofÂ“cer without violence, possession of drug equipment and drug possession. Courtney Hardeman Schreiner, 41, Sebring, on a charge of probation violation. Shaun Michael St. John, 20, Sebring, on a charge of larceny and two charges of fraud. Shavarious Jkwon Wooden, 23, Avon Park, on charges of possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana and possession of drug equipment. The following people were arrested on Nov. 7 on felony charges and booked into the Highlands County jail: Marvin Lanar Anderson, 36, Moore Haven, on charges of drug possession with intent to sell, possession of marijuana, drug possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, possession of drug equipment and possession of a weapon or ammunition by a convicted felon. Enrique Santiago Conejo, 37, Okeechobee, on a charge of probation violation. Christina Ann Jacobs, 29, Avon Park, on two charges of probation violation. Andrew James Lewis, 27, Lake Placid, on a charge of larceny and two charges of fraud. Christopher James Lyons, 43, Sebring, on two charges of drug possession of a controlled substance without a prescription and two charges of possession of drug equipment. 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A6 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | November 12, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com VIEWPOINTS HIGHLANDSNEWS-SUN YOUR HOMETOWN NEWSPAPER SINCE 1919Tim Smolarick Publisher email@example.com Romona Washington Executive Editor firstname.lastname@example.org Cliff Yeazel Advertising Director email@example.com Rob Kearley Circulation Director firstname.lastname@example.org Donna Scherlacher Multi-Media/Production Director email@example.com SUNANOTHER VIEW JOIN THE CONVERSATIONLetters are welcome on virtually any subject, but we do have some rules. We will not accept any Letters to the Editor that mention a business in a negative tone, as they have no means to defend themselves. Please keep Letters to the Editor to less than 250 words. Letters will be edited to length as well as for grammar and spelling. All letters must be signed with full name Â… not initials. An address and telephone number must be included. The phone number and address are not for publication, but must be provided. 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The flu can cause mild to severe illness and can be deadly Â„ especially to vulnerable people, including the very young, the elderly and those with certain chronic health conditions. Symptoms can include a sudden onset of fever, dry cough, headache, muscle aches, tiredness, sore throat, and nasal congestion or stuffiness. With school in session, children are in close quarters with other kids, raising the risk of contracting all sorts of illnesses, flu among them. Health officials have long touted the importance of getting vaccinated. Dr. Tracy Foo, S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control immunization medical consultant, encourages everyone six months and older to be vaccinated every flu season. ÂGetting your flu vaccine protects not only you, but your whole family and community,ÂŽ she said. ÂLast flu season was one of the worst in recent years and highlights the importance of getting your flu vaccine.ÂŽ Even if you were vaccinated last year, you should do so again this year because protection provided by last seasonÂs vaccine decreases over time. Also, the flu vaccine is updated each year to keep up with changing flu viruses. ... Flu vaccine is available from many local providers Â„ including doctorsÂ offices, clinics, pharmacies, schools and workplaces. DHEC county public health departments offer flu shots. To learn more about where to get vaccinated, visit scdhec.gov/health/flu. While there is no guarantee of not contracting influenza even with the vaccine, the proof is in the history of results. But too many people donÂt take getting a flu shot seriously. Flu viruses are easily transmitted from person to person. With the increased exposure the new school year, football season and the coming holidays bring, it is important to receive a vaccination in a timely manner. From the date of vaccination, it takes approximately two weeks for the antibodies that provide protection to develop in the body. In addition to getting vaccinated, South Carolina residents are encouraged to practice good health habits each day. ... While we count on our leaders and health experts to warn of and address the threat of the unusual, do your part against a known threat. Get a flu shot. An editorial from the Times and Democrat of Orangeburg, South Carolina.Protect yourself and othersThis summer on a swing through Boston, I took the Fenway Park tour. Along the way, our guide pointed out the retired Red Sox numbers hanging over the grandstands: No. 1 Bobby Doerr, No. 6 Johnny Pesky, No. 8 Yaz and others that included David Ortiz, Pedro Martinez, Jim Rice and Carlton Fisk, even though he played more years for the Chicago White Sox than the Bosox. When the guide announced No. 9 Ted Williams, I broke out in spontaneous applause, but absolutely no one joined me. Immediately, the reality struck me. WilliamsÂ prestigious batting feats live on, but his gutsy service as a U.S. Marine Corp Â“ghter pilot who Â”ew 39 missions during World War II and the Korean War with a stint as Major John GlennÂs wingman Â„ the events that prompted my respectful ovation Â„ are long forgotten. The Kid, a two-time Triple Crown winner, the last .400 hitter and possibly the most prodigious hitter for average and power, lives on. But as AmericaÂs fearless defender, Captain Ted WilliamsÂ memory has faded among all except baseball historians. Let WilliamsÂ pilot buddies describe his Â”ying skills. In 1952, after heavy enemy Â“re hit WilliamsÂ F-9 Panther, his aircraft was ablaze, and the hydraulics and radio were gone. But worried that broken legs would end his baseball days, Williams refused to parachute to safety. Instead, Williams made a spectacular daredevil belly landing. Anxiously awaiting Williams near the runway, his combat pilot friend Lieutenant Colonel Jerry Coleman, the slick Â“elding New York Yankees World Series championÂs second baseman and later San Diego Padres announcer who Â”ew 120 missions in World War II and Korea, kidded Williams that he landed a lot faster than he ran the bases. Despite his close brush with death, Williams took off on another mission at 8:08 the next morning. Before he died in 2002, astronaut, former U.S. Senator and senior citizen Glenn, who returned to space at age 77, said that Williams was an Âexcellent pilotÂŽ who may have batted .400 for the Red Sox, but Âhe hit one thousand as a U.S. Marine.ÂŽ And Williams, perhaps unknowingly, acknowledged GlennÂs praise when he said that of all his baseball accomplishments Â„ the 19 All-Star Games and two-time MVP awards that he garnered Â„ the honor which he most valued was being Captain Ted Williams. The great Âwhat ifÂŽ among the baseball bugsÂ hot stove league discussions often centers on what WilliamsÂ lifetime batting achievements would have been had he not lost Â“ve prime-time years during World War II and Korea. Williams stands in baseballÂs record books as having Â“nished his career with a .344 average, 2,654 hits, 521 home runs and 1,839 RBI. Sabermetricians calculate that had Williams played during his Â“ve years serving in wartime, his career totals would have been .342 with 3,452 hits, 663 home runs and 2,380 RBI. Opinions about who baseballÂs greatest hitter is always include Williams, Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig and Jimmie Foxx. But getting on base is what baseball is about, and in that category Williams has no equal. In .482 or nearly half his at bats, Williams successfully got on base or touched home. But somehow, Williams, the great American defender, is rarely discussed, an oversight that puzzled Coleman. Late in his life, Coleman commented that Williams and he knew one thing for sure. America was and always will be bigger and more important than baseball. Joe Guzzardi is a member of the Society for American Baseball Research and the American Internet Baseball Writers Association. Contact him at guzzjoe@ yahoo.com.John Glenn: Ted Williams batted 1.000 for AmericaGUEST COLUMNJoe Guzzardi So whatÂs the Â“nal score? Who won the midterm elections on Tuesday night? The D team or the R team? LetÂs see. The Democrats and the progressive left have got Nancy Pelosi back as Speaker of the House for two years. Maxine Waters is ready to rumble too. Whoopee. IÂm sure Nancy, Maxine and their aged claque of Trump haters and progressives will quickly show America their nasty partisan nature. TheyÂve already signaled that they are more interested in trying to impeach Donald Trump than reaching bipartisan consensus on important issues like immigration or funding our infrastructure needs. Meanwhile, since the Republicans kept the Senate, for the next two years they get to conÂ“rm any new Supreme Court justices and dozens more federal judges. The way I score it, the midterms add up to a monumental win for President Trump, the Republican Party and the rest of the country. It was presidentÂs tireless campaigning and Â“ghting spirit that made the difference Â„ and made it a historic night. ItÂs normal for the House of Representatives to switch parties in a presidentÂs Â“rst midterm election. Ask George W. Bush. Ask Barrack Obama. WhatÂs really historically abnormal in the midterms is for the presidentÂs party to gain U.S. Senate seats, as the Republicans did. In the aftermath of TuesdayÂs results, itÂs interesting to note how differently the Republicans and Democrats have reacted to their losses. President Trump and Mitch McConnell took it like adults. They didnÂt go on Fox News blaming the government of Saudi Arabia or some other country for messing with our election process to cause Republicans to lose the House to the Democrats. Republicans know you win some elections and you lose some. They know itÂs how party politics in America works and has since about 1800. But on the left, the Democrats and their hit men in the deranged liberal media can never believe it when they lose an election. This time theyÂre trying to Â“gure out how the Republicans robbed them of the Senate. Was it the Russians? The Chinese? Iranian hackers? One of their deepest political thinkers, Joy Behar of ÂThe View,ÂŽ blamed it on gerrymandering Â„ until she was told by someone on the show that senators are elected statewide. For the next two years it will be very interesting to see what ÂbipartisanÂŽ legislation the Democrats propose Â„ and what actually ends up on the presidentÂs desk. IÂd like to talk some more about the midterms, but in Southern California 11 young people and a brave police ofÂ“cer were gunned down at a college country music night in the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks. To say this latest mass shooting Â„ which reportedly was done by an ex-Marine who had mental problems Â„ hit close to home to my family is no exaggeration. In the early 2000s, while my daughter Ashley was in college in the Thousand Oaks area, she was a waitress in the Borderline. She worked many Wednesday college country nights like the one that has shocked the country less than two weeks after a gunman slaughtered 11 Jews in a synagogue in Pittsburgh. You ask when do these horrible killings stop. How do we stop future mass murderers from hurting more innocent people? Dan Bongino, the former Secret Service man, gave the answer on Fox the other night. He said it only stops ÂWhen a good guy with a gun takes out a bad guy with a gun.ÂŽ HeÂs right. We need to start protecting ourselves from bad or crazy people with guns with good people with guns. The president has people with guns protecting him. So do actors, rock stars, CEOs and billionaires. Congress has lots of people with guns protecting them Â„ even while some of them call for tougher gun control laws that would prevent the rest of us law-abiding citizens from defending ourselves. Good people with guns should be protecting our children in schools, churches, synagogues, bars Â„ wherever they hang. Or arenÂt our children as important as movie stars and politicians? Michael Reagan is the son of President Ronald Reagan, a political consultant, and the author of ÂLessons My Father Taught Me: The Strength, Integrity, and Faith of Ronald Reagan.ÂŽ He is the founder of the email service reagan. com and president of The Reagan Legacy Foundation. Visit his websites at www. reagan.com and www. michaelereagan.com. Send comments to Reagan@ caglecartoons.com. Follow @reaganworld on Twitter.American politics and tragedy GUEST COLUMNMichael Reagan
www.highlandsnewssun.com November 12, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | A7 Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Lewis FOR RELEASE NOVEMBER 12, 2018 ACROSS 1 Tempo similar to lento 6 Quacked insurance name 11 Film watcherÂ’s channel 14 Plane, to Pierre 15 Â“FightingÂ” Notre Dame team 16 Listening organ 17 Forgetful moment 19 Falsehood 20 Request 21 Great enthusiasm 22 Revise, as text 24 Indian lentil stew 25 Sporty sunroofs 26 One arguing for the unpopular side 32 Absorb the lesson 33 Applauds 34 Effort 35 Rowing tools 36 Â“Cha-__!Â”: register sound 37 Delighted shout from the roller coaster 38 Summer hrs. in Oregon 39 William __, early bathysphere user 40 Exclaimed 41 Education division governed by a board 44 Peer 45 Humble dwelling 46 Aleut relative 47 Louvre Pyramid architect 50 Govt. agent 53 Windy City rail initials 54 Facts known to a select few ... and a hint to each set of circled letters 57 Funhouse reaction 58 Wafer named for its flavor 59 Like a funhouse 60 Dr. of rap 61 Best Buy Â“squadÂ” members 62 Faked, in hockey DOWN 1 Dalai __ 2 NYCÂ’s Madison and Lexington 3 Hockey enclosure 4 Received 5 Rescheduled after being canceled, as a meeting 6 Afflicts 7 House with brothers 8 Slimming surgery, for short 9 Braying beast 10 Frito-Lay corn snacks 11 Blessed with ESP 12 Primary thoroughfare in many towns 13 Believability, for short 18 Break in the action 23 Soft shoe 24 TiVo products 25 Freq. sitcom rating 26 Right smack in the middle 27 Threat from a fault 28 NFL list of games, e.g. 29 CrookÂ’s cover 30 Claire of Â“HomelandÂ” 31 Observed closely 32 Cuts (off) 36 Phone in a purse 37 Legal document 39 Enjoying the ocean 40 Enjoyed the ocean 42 YvesÂ’ yes 43 Biblical pronoun 46 Cooled with cubes 47 Ocean map dot 48 Cereal go-with 49 Smooching in a crowded park and such, briefly 50 Road divide 51 Lake thatÂ’s a homophone of 59-Across 52 Lightened, as hair 55 NietzscheÂ’s Â“neverÂ” 56 Casual shirt 2018 Tribune Content Agency, LLCBy Matt McKinley11/12/18SaturdayÂ’s Puzzle Solved11/12/18 MONDAYAmerican Legion Post 25 in Lake Placid Â„ Chips ahoy 2p.m. Call 863-465-0975. American Legion Post 69 in Avon Park Â„ Ship, captain crew 5-7p.m. Call 863-453-4553. American Legion post 74 in Sebring Â„ Wild card bar poker 5-7p.m. Call 863-471-1448. AMVETS Post 21 in Sebring Â„ Call 863-385-0234. VFW Post 4300 in Sebring Â„ Happy hour 5-8p.m. Dart league 7p.m. Call 863-385-8902. VFW Post 3880 in Lake Placid Â„ $1.25 drafts all day. Poker 2p.m. Ship, captain crew 4:30p.m. Call 863-699-5444. VFW Post 9853 in Avon Park Â„ Call 863-452-9853. Elks Lodge 2661 in Lake Placid Â„ Call 863-465-2661. Elks Lodge 1529 in Sebring Â„ Member bingo 2-4p.m. Charity bingo 6p.m. Call 863-471-3557. Moose Lodge 2494 in Avon Park Â„ Pizza and pitcher $11. Happy hour 3-6p.m. Call 863-452-0579. Moose Lodge 2374 in Lake Placid Â„ Call 863-465-0131. Moose Lodge 2259 in Sebring Â„ Happy hour 2-4p.m. Bar poker 2p.m. Texas holdÂem 7p.m. Darts 7p.m. Call 863-655-3920. Sebring Recreation Club Â„ Pinochle 1p.m. ShufÂ”eboard scrambles 1:15p.m. Call 863-385-2966. Eagles 4240 in Sebring Â„ Bar menu. Darts 7:30p.m. Call 863-655-4007. TUESDAYAmerican LegionPost 25 in Lake Placid Â„ Chips ahoy 4-6p.m. Meatloaf 4p.m. Bingo 6:30p.m. Euchre 1p.m. Call 863-465-0975. American Legion Post 69 in Avon Park Â„ Bingo 1p.m. Bar poker 5p.m. Bake sale. Call 863-453-4553. American Legion post 74 in Sebring Â„ Show Me the Money 6-8p.m. 6-8p.m. Call 863-471-1448. AMVETS Post 21 in Sebring Â„ Call 863-385-0234. VFW Post 4300 in Sebring Â„ Queen of hearts 5-6:30p.m. Fish and shrimp 5-8p.m. Entertainment by George Durham. Call 863-385-8902. VFW Post 3880 in Lake Placid Â„ Darts 6:30p.m. tailgate food 5:30-6:30p.m. Call 863-699-5444. VFW Post 9853 in Avon Park Â„ Call 863-452-9853. Elks Lodge 2661 in Lake Placid Â„ Call 863-465-2661. Elks Lodge 1529 in Sebring Â„ Canasta 9a.m. Tastee Tuesday spaghetti w/meat sauce. Queen of hearts. Music by Gary & Shirley 6-9p.m. Call 863-452-0579. Moose Lodge 2374 in Lake Placid Â„ Poker 2p.m. Call 863-465-0131. Moose Lodge 2494 in Avon Park Â„ Taco Tuesday. $2 Margaritas. $6 beer pitcher. Ship capt. crew 4p.m. Call 863-452-0579. Moose Lodge 2259 in Sebring Â„ happy hour 2-4p.m. Bar poker 2p.m. WOTM taco night 5-7p.m. Margaritas 5-7p.m. Mingo bingo & Jackpot 6p.m. Pool 6:30p.m. Call 863-655-3920. Sebring Recreation Club Â„ Beginner line dancing 5:30p.m. Couples line dancing 6:30p.m. Advanced line dancing 7:30p.m. Call 863-385-2966. Eagles 4240 in Sebring Â„ Taco Tuesday. Call 863-655-4007. WEDNESDAYAmerican Legion Post 25 in Lake Placid Â„ Ship captain crew 6p.m. Tacos all day. Baby back ribs 4p.m. Double Trouble 5-8p.m. Call 863-465-0975. American Legion Post 69 in Avon Park Â„ Legion wings 4-6p.m. Karaoke with KJ 4-7p.m. Queen of hearts 6p.m. Call 863-453-4553. American Legion post 74 in Sebring Â„ Draft beer $1 all day. Ship capt. crew 2-4p.m. Call 863-471-1448. AMVETS Post 21 in Sebring Â„ Call 863-385-0234. VFW Post 4300 in Sebring Â„ Ship, capt, crew 3p.m. happy hour 5-8p.m. Call 863-385-8902. VFW Post 3880 in Lake Placid Â„ Poker 2p.m. Ladies drinks BOGO 4p.m. to closing. VFWRG dinner meatball sub w/ fries 4-6p.m. $8. Call 863-699-5444. VFW Post 9853 in Avon Park Â„ Call 863-452-9853. Elks Lodge 2661 in Lake Placid Â„ Call 863-465-2661. Elks Lodge 1529 in Sebring Â„ Lodge Closed. Call 863-471-3557. Moose Lodge 2494 in Avon Park Â„ Family dinner chicken alfredo. Bar poker 5p.m. Call 863-452-0579. Moose Lodge 2374 in Lake Placid Â„ Queen of hearts 8p.m. Megasoundz. Call 863-465-0131. Moose Lodge 2259 in Sebring Â„ Pool at noon. Happy hour 2-4p.m. MikeÂs burgers and chicken tenders 5-7p.m. Dan Patrick 6-9p.m. Moose game 8p.m. Call 863-655-3920. Sebring Recreation Club Â„ Woodcarving 8:3011a.m. Bridge 12:30p.m. Pinochle 1p.m. Hosscollar 1:15p.m. Ping pong 3:15p.m. Intermediate line dancing 5:30-7:30p.m. Call 863-385-2966. Eagles 4240 in Sebring Â„ Bar menu. Call 863-655-4007. Highlands Shrine Club Â„ Every Wednesday 8-10a.m. coffee and donuts. 4th Wednesday each month dinner 6p.m. Call 863-382-2208. THURSDAYAmerican Legion Post 25 in Lake Placid Â„ Chips ahoy 4p.m. Poker 1p.m. Darts 6:45p.m. Line dancing 7p.m. Pool 7p.m. Pizza 4:30-7p.m. Cafe 11:30a.m. to 3:30p.m. Call 863-465-0975. American Legion Post 69 in Avon Park Â„ Happy hour all day. SammyÂs famous tacos. Euchre 1:30p.m. Trivia 5:30p.m. Call 863-453-4553. American Legion post 74 in Sebring Â„ Thirsty Thursday all day. Wild card bar poker 4-6p.m. Call 863-471-1448. AMVETS Post 21 in Sebring Â„ Call 863-385-0234. VFW Post 4300 in Sebring Â„ Lunch 11:45a.m. to 1:30p.m. bingo 1:30p.m. bar poker 4p.m. Call 863-385-8902. VFW Post 3880 in Lake Placid Â„ Call 863-699-5444. VFW Post 9853 in Avon Park Â„ Call 863-452-9853. Elks Lodge 2661 in Lake Placid Â„ Call 863-465-2661. Elks Lodge 1529 in Sebring Â„ Lodge Closed. Call 863-471-3557. Moose Lodge 2494 in Avon Park Â„ Jackpot 6p.m. Wings & taters. Happy hour 3-6p.m. Call 863-452-0579. Moose Lodge 2374 in Lake Placid Â„ Jackpot drawing 8p.m. Voodoo Kings. Call 863-465-0131. Moose Lodge 2259 in Sebring Â„ Happy hour 2-4p.m. Bar poker 2p.m. Moose cafe mystery meal 5p.m. Megasoundz 5-8p.m. Call 863-655-3920. Sebring Recreation Club Â„ Intermediate/advanced line dancing 10-11:30a.m. Bridge 12:30p.m. Euchre 1p.m. Bingo 7p.m. Table shufÂ”eboard 8:30p.m. Call 863-385-2966. Eagles 4240 in Sebring Â„ Rib dinner $8. Queen of hearts 8p.m. Call 863-655-4007. Sebring Hills Association Â„ Bingo has been postponed until the Fall. Hope to see you there! Call 863-382-1554. DAV Ridge Chapter 49 Â„ Meets third Thursday every month at 3:30p.m. at Veterans Service ofÂ“ce, 7209 S. George Blvd. in Sebring. Call 609-510-1241. FRIDAYAmerican Legion Post 25 in Lake Placid Â„ Prime rib 4p.m. Cafe 11:30a.m. to 7p.m. George Durham & Gwen 6-9p.m. Call 863-465-0975. American Legion Post 69 in Avon Park Â„ Legion linguini dinner 4-6p.m. Music by Megasoundz 4-7p.m. Call 863-453-4553. American Legion post 74 in Sebring Â„ Pool league noon-4p.m. Karaoke by Megasoundz 7p.m. till closing. Call 863-471-1448. AMVETS Post 21 in Sebring Â„ Call 863-385-0234. VFW Post 4300 in Sebring Â„ Best pizza in town 5-7p.m. Entertainment by Tom McGannon 5-8p.m. Call 863-385-8902. VFW Post 3880 in Lake Placid Â„ Auxiliary dinner spaghetti w/meat sauce, salad and garlic bread $8 at 5:30p.m. Call 863-699-5444. VFW Post 9853 in Avon Park Â„ Call 863-452-9853. Elks Lodge 2661 in Lake Placid Â„ Call 863-465-2661. Elks Lodge 1529 in Sebring Â„ Thanksgiving Dinner turkey, ham, mashed and sweet potatoes. Dance only $3. Dennis & Wendy 6-9p.m. Renee Bray Comedy Show 7p.m. for $10. Open to the public. Call 863-471-3557. Moose Lodge 2494 in Avon Park Â„ Kitchen 4-8p.m. Karaoke with Lora 7-10p.m. Call 863-452-0579. Moose Lodge 2374 in Lake Placid Â„ Texas holdÂem 2p.m. Jay & Patty. Call 863-465-0131. Moose Lodge 2259 in Sebring Â„ Pool at noon. Happy hour 2-4p.m. JT & Crew Â“sh fry 5-7p.m. Frank E 6-9p.m. 50/50 at 8p.m. WOTM bake sale. Call 863-655-3920. Sebring Recreation Club Â„ Bridge 12:30p.m. Ping pong 3:15p.m. Moonlight shufÂ”ing 6p.m. Call 863-385-2966. Eagles 4240 in Sebring Â„ Fish of shrimp dinner $9. Crystal Byrd 6-9p.m. Call 863-655-4007. SATURDAYAmerican Legion Post 25 in Lake Placid Â„ Chips ahoy 1p.m. Texas holdÂem 1:30p.m. Cafe closed. Auxiliary burgers 11:30a.m. to 1:30p.m. Auxiliary cake sale 11a.m. Call 863-465-0975. American Legion Post 69 in Avon Park Â„ Riders dinner. BBQ chicken. Harley 6p.m. till closing. Music by Lil T 4-6p.m. Call 863-453-4553. American Legion post 74 in Sebring Â„ Wild card bar poker 4-6p.m. Queen of hearts 7p.m. Call 863-471-1448. AMVETS Post 21 in Sebring Â„ Call 863-385-0234. VFW Post 4300 in Sebring Â„ Bar poker 4p.m. Entertainment by Cowboy 5-8p.m. Spaghetti dinner 5-6:30p.m. Call 863-385-8902. VFW Post 3880 in Lake Placid Â„ tailgate party 2-5p.m. Call 863-699-5444. VFW Post 9853 in Avon Park Â„ Call 863-452-9853. Elks Lodge 2661 in Lake Placid Â„ Call 863-465-2661. Elks Lodge 1529 in Sebring Â„ Renee Bray Comedy Show 7p.m. for $10. Open to the public. Call 863-471-3557.COMMUNITY CALENDAR
A8 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | November 12, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com during that time period. Young men had housing, plentiful food and real beds Â„ something that most had never had before. At home, they had often slept on newspapers on the floor. Visitors relished learning about history in such an interactive manner. ÂWe have enjoyed our time at the festival very much,ÂŽ Joany Bustamante said. Her children liked the CCC scavenger hunt the best. ÂKids can go around and hunt for clues at each exhibit,ÂŽ she said. One part of the scavenger hunt, which was created by Carla Kappmeyer-Sherwin, said, ÂName two kinds of native Florida trees.ÂŽ Visitors had to read the informational posters and examine the dioramas to find the answers. The CCC boys worked to preserve the environment and protect it for all Americans. The festival linked the conservation efforts of its past with conservation efforts of today. Audubon educated participants about native bird species and encouraged people to protect plant and animals. Archbold Biological Station provided visitors with an opportunity to pet Miss Poser, a Florida Pine Snake, and offered tips on conserving local habitat. Jackson Creek and Back Porch Revival provided toe-tapping music during the morning. Joe Wallen, lead singer and guitarist for Jackson Creek, said, ÂWe love this festival. We love the company, the music and the reason they are having it Â„ the CCC boys.ÂŽ The festival gave visitors, both young and young at heart, an opportunity to learn about the history of the United States and how they could be a part of conservation today. Just as the CCC boys preserved a park that people still enjoy today, attendees learned that they could do their part to preserve our native lands for the future.FESTFROM PAGE 1A MELISSA MAIN/STAFFPat Talbott, volunteer at Archbold Biological Station, holds a Florida pine snake named Miss Poser. Although Miss Poser has a home at the station, much of the habitat for Florida pine snakes has been destroyed. Attendees were able to touch Miss Poser and rub her scales from the front of her body to the rear. MELISSA MAIN/STAFFBack Porch Revival hit the stage with their folk and mountain music, a perfect combination to represent the era of the CCC boys, who served in the organization from 1933 to 1942. ÂWe love this festival. We love the company, the music and the reason they are having it Â„ the CCC boys.ÂŽJoe Wallen Lead singer and guitarist of Jackson Creek Lake Country Elementary celebrates veteransLAKE PLACID Â„ Veterans and active duty military will be honored at Lake Country Elementary at 8:15 a.m. today, Nov. 12. Special music, poems and routines performed by students before recognizing veterans and active duty military in attendance. Any military planning to attend should contact Alicia Yeager at 863-699-5050, ext. 109.Veterans Day ceremonyLAKE PLACID Â„ There will be a Veterans Day ceremony at noon today, Nov. 12 at DeVane Park in Lake Placid. Veteran recognition and guest speakers. Sponsored by First Presbyterian Church.SFSC holding Veterans Day rememberenceAVON PARK Â„ South Florida State College (SFSC) will host a Veterans Day remembrance ceremony to honor the men and women who served their country in war and peace. The ceremony, which also commemorates the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, will be held today, Nov. 12, at 10:45 a.m., at the Â”agpoles on the SFSC Highlands Campus in Avon Park. The public is invited to join SFSC students, staff, faculty, and administrators for this annual ceremony. Colonel Mike Borders, a U.S. Army veteran, will deliver the keynote speech. Visitors will Â“nd the Â”agpoles at SFSC adjacent to the circular driveway on the west side of the Alan Jay Wildstein Center for the Performing Arts, accessible through Entrance 3 on College Drive. For information, contact Kris Juve at juvek@southÂ”orida.edu or 863-784-7189.VETERANÂS DAY EVENTS Back to family time. In no time. And a trusted team of experts to get you there.ERThe HeartlandÂs ONLY Primary Stroke Center.In case of an emergency, call 911.FHHeartland.org EMERGENCY CARE4200 Sun Ân Lake Blvd. Sebring, FL 33870 adno=3629407-1
SPORTS SECTION A Monday, November 12, 2018 Â• LOCAL Â• STATE Â• NATIONAL By JIM TAYLORCORRESPONDENTSEBRING Â… The Sebring Blue Steaks girls soccer team fell to the Mulberry Panthers by a score of 4-0 in their last preseason match on Thursday night at FiremenÂs Field. The Â“nal score was not as important to Sebring Head Coach TJ Lackey as it was to switch his lineup around due to injuries to multiple starting players. ÂWe have two of our big starters from last year out with injuries,ÂŽ said Lackey. ÂWe might get one back near the end of the season and the other we are not sure about right now.ÂŽ With that, Lackey said they moved some people from the defensive side to the mid and forward positions, hoping they can utilize their speed and adjust to the position changes. Mulberry took the lead early when Olivia Gelsinger took a pass in front of the Sebring goal and placed it in the net to give the Panthers a 1-0 lead just two minutes into the match. Mulberry added to its lead with 18 minutes left in the Â“rst half off a corner kick, the goal by Anay Alcala to put the Panthers up 2-0. Mulberry eventually went into the half with a 3-0 advantage as Gelsinger scored her second goal of the match with ten minutes left in the Â“rst half. Mulberry scored its Â“nal goal of the match three minutes into the second half Panthers blank Blue StreaksMulberry beats Sebring in preseason soccer PHOTO BY JIM TAYLOR/CORRESPONDENTSebring players clear the ball away from the net during Thursday nightÂs preseason match against Mulberry at FiremenÂs Field. The Panthers beat the Blue Streaks by a score of 4-0. By JIM HAGUEASSOCIATED PRESSCall Odell Beckham Jr. the eternal optimist. When the New York GiantsÂ Â”ashy wide receiver was asked Friday what he hoped his 1-7 team would do for the remainder of the season, Beckham didnÂt pull any punches. ÂI think the goal is to win eight games, go 9-7 and go to the playoffs,ÂŽ Beckham said. Even though no NFL team has ever pulled off such a comeback? ÂItÂs not an easy task,ÂŽ Beckham added. ÂBut thatÂs the goal. We want to win every game and I want to do everything I can to help that. The Giants have been there before, gone 9-7 and got into the playoffs. Anything is possible. ItÂs not impossible to win eight games. It wasnÂt impossible to lose seven. Anything can happen.ÂŽ Beckham remained upbeat as his team prepared to face the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara, California tonight. He was certain his team is ready to turn it around, albeit in miraculous fashion Â„ provided the Giants do a better job of scoring touchdowns. ÂWeÂve lost a lot of close games that we just didnÂt pull through,ÂŽ Beckham said. ÂWe know what situations weÂre in when we are in those close games. We just havenÂt found a way to pull them through. ItÂs easy to sit up here and be like we want to win eight games knowing that itÂs very tough to do. You just got to pull it all together now. ÂI know weÂre not in a very good situation, but you just got to make the Beckham hopeful Giants can improve New York plays at San Francisco tonight PHOTO BY ADAM HUNGER/ASSOCIATED PRESSOdell Beckham and the New York Giants take on the San Francisco 49ers in a game featuring a pair of struggling teams tonight. HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN SPORTS STAFFThe 26th Annual Turkey Trot 5K is set for Thanksgiving morning at Highlands Hammock State Park with an 8:00 a.m. start time. Entry fee is $25 and includes the custom dri-Â“t shirt thru Nov. 15. After that date the fee increases to $30 with no guarantee on shirt size. Award divisions are ages 8 & under through 80+ for both male and female participants. Those desiring an application may email to: email@example.com or sign up on-line at: endurancesportstiming.com A check made payable to Friends of HHSP may be mailed to FHHSP, Inc. P.O. Box 403, Sebring, FL 33871 The race is an opportunity to run /walk off a few calories before enjoying your holiday feast. Come join the fun of Turkey Trot 5K which beneÂ“ts the Highlands Hammock State Park. Sun Ân Lake Golf Demo Days Sun Ân Lake Golf Club is hosting several golf demo days. Taylormade, Cleveland and Naples Bay demo day will be on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All demo days will be held on the range at Sun Ân Lake Golf Club. For more information, contact the Sun Ân Lake pro shop at 863385-4830, ext. 1. Sign Up For Senior Softball Sign up now for Sebring senior softball. If you were born in 1950 or before you are eligible for the over 70 league. Call John Kloet at 414-2926 or Bill Todd 385-5632. To sign up for the 50 and over league call Gary Kindle at 835-2405. Starting time for 70 league is 10 a.m. on Tuesday and Thursday. The 50 and over league plays at noon on Tuesday and Thursday. Games to be played at Highland County Sports Complex. After School Tennis After school tennis classes are being offered at the Thakkar Tennis Center through Dec. 6. The classes are for age 4-18, are for any skill level and are taught by USPTA CertiÂ“ed Tennis Professional Horace Watkis. Tiny tots, ages 4-6, meet each Tuesday from 3:15 to 4 p.m. for four weeks and the cost is $37. Future champs, ages 6-12, meet each Monday for four weeks from 4 to 5 p.m. and the cost is $45. Future champs can also choose another day of the week. Pre-tournament Academy meets each Wednesday from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and the cost is $60. High School team level meets each Thursday from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and the cost is $60. For more information, contact Watkis at 863-414-2164 or 863-386-4282.Turkey Trot 5K coming upPANTHERS | 10A By ALLEN MOODYHIGHLANDS SUN EDITOROn Saturday, the Â“nal lap of the Global Mazda MX-5 Cup Challenge at Sebring International Raceway wasnÂt too kind to a Sebring driver. On Sunday, the Â“nal lap made all the difference, as SebringÂs Nathanial Sparks passed Sick Sideways teammate Drake Kemper, giving him the overall MX-5 Cup Challenge victory. Kemper placed second in both SundayÂs race and in the overall two-race standings, while Selin Rollan made it a Sick Sideways podium sweep on Sunday with a third-place Â“nish. Sick Sideways owner John Dean II claimed third overall in the two-race event, which was part of the Michelin IMSA SportsCar Encore. Sparks previously won the Global MX-5 Cup Invitational in 2016, which was a precursor of sorts to the Challenge, so is no stranger to competing against the best MX-5 Cup drivers in the world in a two-race showdown. But there is one major difference between the two events; the winner of this weekendÂs Global Mazda MX-5 Cup Challenge received $50,000. ÂAbout halfway through the race I was telling myself itÂs not too serious, IÂm here to have fun and then I said ÂI think IÂm changing that right now,ÂÂŽ Sparks said. ÂThis is serious. Fun can come later.ÂŽ Sparks said he knew where he needed to Â“nish to come away with the overall win, but he did get a reminder from his father over the radio. ÂI had it all Â“gured out,ÂŽ he said. ÂMy dad did tell me with about 10 minutes left, Âhey you could win thisÂ and I was thinking ÂI donÂt need that right now.Â Ten minutes is a long time.ÂŽ Being able to stay home Sparks captures MX-5 Cup ChallengeSebringÂs Sick Sideways sweeps Sunday podiums ALLEN MOODY/STAFFSick Sideways drivers, from left, Nathanial Spark, Selin Rollan and Drake Kemper celebrate on the podium after taking the top t hree spots in SundayÂs Global Mazda MX-5 Cup Challenge race at Sebring International Raceway. ALLEN MOODY/STAFFDrake Kemper drivers the No. 99 Sick Sideways Global Mazda MX-5 Cup car at Sebring International Raceway.SEBRING | 10A BECKHAM | 10A
A10 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | November 12, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com off a free kick by Jacqeline Gonzalez to make the Â“nal score 4-0. Sebring was able to shut down the Panthers the Â“nal 42 minutes and though they had several chances to score, they were not able to hit the mark and Â“nish the opportunity. ÂThey are young and inexperienced,ÂŽ continued Lackey. ÂWe have three starters that have never played before, but they are so athletic you have to let them go out and play.ÂŽ The Blue Streaks will start the regular season with an away match today traveling to Lakeland to take on Santa Fe Catholic. Sebring will be at home on Tuesday and Thursday against Sarasota and Fort Meade respectively. The Sebring boys soccer team begins its regular season on Friday with an away match at Clewiston. The Blue Streaks are at Hardee on Nov. 27 and will host Lake Wales on Nov. 29. The Avon Park girls soccer team opens its regular season with an away match at Tenoroc on Tuesday night. The Red Devils boys team, which defeated Sebring 1-0 in a preseason match, is home against Tenoroc on Tuesday night at Joe Franza Stadium. The Lake Placid boys soccer team is home against Frostproof on Thursday night at Roger Scarborough Memorial Field. The Green Dragons girls soccer team begins regular season play tonight with a home match against DeSoto and an away match on Thursday at Frostproof.PANTHERSFROM PAGE 9A PHOTO BY JIM TAYLOR/CORRESPONDENTSebringÂs Kenleigh Smith keeps the ball away from a Mulberry player during Thursday nightÂs preseason match.for the event was deÂ“nitely better than traveling all the way out to California and Sick Sideways had plenty of fans at the track this weekend. ÂI was really happy to have it here at my home track,ÂŽ Sparks said. ÂI live 10 minutes down the road. I got to invite people who I see every day. I go to the deli and IÂd say ÂCome and see us and see what weÂre all about.Â A lot of my close friends and family got to come and that made it special.ÂŽ In SaturdayÂs Â“rst race, Dean led the entire way until the Â“nal lap, when JapanÂs Yuui Tsutsumi was able to get past on SebringÂs famous Turn 17 to take the win, with Dean placing second and fellow Sick Sideways driver Robert Noaker taking third. Sparks was fourth, with Kemper placing Â“fth and veteran sportscar racer Andy Lally was sixth. Dean started from the pole both races and was leading SundayÂs race until an incident with Tsutsumi led to a drive-through penalty, which effectively took him out of title contention. That left the door open for Sparks, Kemper and Lally, but Lally dropped out of the race with some clutch issues and left the Sick Sideways drivers battling up front. Sparks said Kemper passed him with a clean, aggressive move and he was thankful for being able to return the favor on the last lap. While some drivers use the Global Mazda MX-5 Cup Presented by BFGoodrich as a springboard to a bigger series, Sparks said he really enjoys the Mazda series. ÂI love this MX-5 Cup, thatÂs why I keep coming back,ÂŽ he said. ÂI get to compete against some of the best we have, guys like John Dean, Andy LallyÂs out here and itÂs great to have him running in our series. Nikko (Reger), our champion Â„ unfortunately he had some issues this weekend. ÂAnd then thereÂs my teammates Â„ Selin, Drake and Robert Noaker, a 14-year-old who got a podium Saturday. Being able to compete against those guys and bring home something for my team is amazing. To his credit, Dean picked up enough spots to claim third place overall and $10,000, while also making it a weekend to remember for Sick Sideways, who claimed Â“ve out of six podium spots, along with a sweep of the top three overall positions. Sparks said there were quite a few people who helped make the series what it is. ÂObviously we have to thank Mazda, Andersen Promotions, VP Fuels, BFGoodrich, all those guys who keep us going,ÂŽ he said. ÂAnd my family. The livery up my car and make it cool and cute. WeÂre trying to be fan favorites and they put dogs on the side of the car and stars and I couldnÂt do it without them.ÂŽSEBRINGFROM PAGE 9Amost out of that.ÂŽ Beckham signed a Â“veyear, $95 million contract, with approximately $65 million guaranteed, during training camp in August, so heÂs the new face of the franchise moving forward. He was asked if he felt he had any pressure to be the one who kick-starts the offense. ÂNot any more than I ever have,ÂŽ said Beckham, who has caught 61 passes for 785 yards and two touchdowns this season. ÂHopefully I can start catching some of these things and start taking them to the crib, making bigger plays. I put more on myself. Whatever happens is whatÂs going to happen, but I know that my mentality is not going to be to quit. IÂm not going to be out there not trying to go hard every play. Any chance that I get, thatÂs just always how IÂm going to be.ÂŽ Beckham was also asked if the Giants could eliminate some problems in scoring touchdowns once they get inside the opponentÂs 20-yard line.BECKHAMFROM PAGE 9A ALLEN MOODY/STAFFThe Sick Sideways Racing team, friends and family on the podium at Sebring International Raceway.adno=3629443-1 Not valid with other o ers. Expires 11/30/18 Not valid with other o ers. Expires 11/30/18 Not valid with other o ers. Expires 11/30/18$3000+ TAXGolf Sundays$2200+ TAXTwilight After 2$4000+ TAXGolf Mon-Sat COUPON REQUIRED COUPON REQUIRED COUPON REQUIRED THE PLAYER ADVANTAGE CARD$6995FREE First Round 25% OFF Public Rate. Receive All Special Promotions offered. 10% OFF in the Golf Shop. Book Twilight Rate 30 min. early.Valid 11/1/17-11/30/18. 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CLASSIFIEDS, COMICS & PUZZLES INSIDESECTION BMonday, November 12, 2018 HIGHLANDS HEALTH Most people conjure up an image in their mind about eating oatmeal. ItÂs usually the vision of someone over the age of 60, seeking the joys of regularity. But it should not be that cliche. If youÂre interested in a good meal that is packed with vitamins and minerals, and even some cancer-fighting phytonutrients, oatmeal is top of the list. Oatmeal can help support you in your quest to fight diabetes, obesity and colon problems. Here are 3 really convincing reasons to start eating oatmeal. 1. Want protection from germs or cancer? Oats are a very healthy source of carbs, fat, protein, and fiber. The most famous fiber of all is Âbeta glucan,ÂŽ a natural immunomodulator. It makes sure that your immune systemÂs radar detector is on alert, thereby placing your fighter cells on guard in case home-invaders show up. The most common attackers are bacteria, viruses and rogue cells that cause cancer. Scientists have found evidence that it can stimulate the growth of new stem cells too. 2. Feeling Tired or Anemic? Oats contain many vitamins and minerals, especially iron. Just one cup of dried oats contains 26 percent of the Recommended Daily Allowance for iron. Obviously, you want to cook the oats. WhatÂs nice about this is that iron supplements can be very hard on your gastrointestinal tract, and can cause stool discoloration, cramps, constipation and severe nausea or vomiting. So to have a delicious meal and know that youÂre getting much needed iron can be a blessing. 3. Need to work on blood sugar or cholesterol? It is the soluble fiber in oatmeal which can slow down the rate at which carbs are broken down and digested. This stabilizes your blood sugar, and prevents crazy peaks and troughs. Because it keeps blood sugar stable, oatmeal is theoretically great at preventing complications from diabetes or other chronic illnesses. It literally improves insulin resistance. I am definitely an oatmeal fan if you havenÂt deduced that by now. I think I make the best too! Oatmeal lovers rarely go on statins too! Eating oatmeal even twice a week can have an immediate impact on longevity. Researchers have stated that no matter when you begin upping your intake of dietary fiber, the benefits to your health are virtually immediate. If youÂd like my delicious recipe for oatmeal, as well as a longer version of my article, sign up for my free newsletter at suzycohen. com and IÂll email it to you. YouÂll also get a downloadable copy of my ebook, Spices That Heal.3 Convincing reasons to eat more oatmealDEAR PHARMACISTSuzy Cohen SPECIAL TO HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUNDURHAM, N.C. Â… People younger than age 40 who have high blood pressure are at increased risk of heart failu re, strokes and blood vessel blockages as they age, according to a study in JAMA led by a Duke Health researcher. The study, which used new guidelines issued in 2017 that lowered the clinical definition of high blood pressure from earlier levels, suggests that identifying and treating the condition in younger people might have long-term benefit. ÂThis is a first step in assessing whether high blood pressure, as defined by the new criteria, is something that younger people should be concerned about as a potential precursor to serious problems,ÂŽ said lead author Yuichiro Yano, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Community & Family Medicine at Duke. ÂAlthough this is an observational study, it Hypertension increases risk of stroke in those under 40 BOSTON UNIVERSITY PHOTOA doctor taking blood pressure. SPECIAL TO HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUNCigarette smoking has reached the lowest level ever recorded among U.S. adults, according to new data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the National Institutes of HealthÂs National Cancer Institute (NCI). Still, about 47 million (1 in 5) U.S. adults used a tobacco product in 2017, and they used a variety of smoked, smokeless and electronic tobacco products. An estimated 14 percent of U.S. adults (34 million) were current (Âevery dayÂŽ or Âsome dayÂŽ) cigarette smokers in 2017 Â„ down from 15.5 in 2016 Â„ a 67 percent decline since 1965. A particularly notable decline occurred among young adults between 2016 and 2017: about 10 percent of young adults aged 18 to 24 years smoked cigarettes in 2017, down from 13 percent in 2016. ÂThis new all-time low in cigarette smoking among U.S. adults is a tremendous public health accomplishment Â… and it demonstrates the importance of continued proven strategies to reduce smoking,ÂŽ said CDC Director Robert Redfield. ÂDespite this progress, work remains to reduce the harmful health effects of tobacco use.ÂŽ Data from the 2017 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), released in todayÂs Morbidity and Mortality Smoking numbers hit all-time low SPECIAL TO HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUNCHICAGO Â„ More personalized risk assessments and new cholesterol-lowering drug options for people at the highest risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) are among the key recommendations in the 2018 cholesterol guidelines from the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC). The guidelines were presented this week at the AssociationÂs 2018 ScientiÂ“c Sessions conference in Chicago, the premier annual global forum for the exchange of the latest advances in cardiovascular science for researchers and clinicians. The guidelines were simultaneously published in the American Heart Association journal, Circulation and the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. ÂThe updated guidelines reinforce the importance of healthy living, lifestyle modiÂ“cation and prevention. They build on the major shift we made in our 2013 cholesterol recommendations to focus on identifying and addressing lifetime risks for cardiovascular disease,ÂŽ said Ivor Benjamin, M.D., FAHA, president of the American Heart Association. ÂHaving high cholesterol at any age increases that risk signiÂ“cantly. ThatÂs why itÂs so important that even at a young age, people follow a heartheathy lifestyle and understand and maintain healthy cholesterol levels.ÂŽ Nearly one of every three American adults have high levels of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), considered the ÂbadÂŽ cholesterol because it contributes to fatty plaque buildups and narrowing of the arteries. About 94.6 million, or 39.7 percent, of American adults have total cholesterol of 200 mg/dL or higher, while research shows that people with LDL-C levels of 100 mg/dL or lower tend to have lower rates of heart disease and stroke, supporting a Âlower is betterÂŽ philosophy. ÂHigh cholesterol treatment American Heart Association has new cholesterol guidelines AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION PHOTOA cholesterol test done at a lab.NEW | 2B STROKE | 3B SMOKING | 7B
B2 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | November 12, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com is not one size Â“ts all, and this guideline strongly establishes the importance of personalized care,ÂŽ said Michael Valentine, M.D., FACC, president of the American College of Cardiology. ÂOver the past Â“ve years, weÂve learned even more about new treatment options and which patients may beneÂ“t from them. By providing a treatment roadmap for clinicians, we are giving them the tools to help their patients understand and manage their risk and live longer, healthier lives. A special report simultaneously published as a companion to the cholesterol guidelines provides a more detailed perspective about the use of quantitative risk assessment in primary prevention for cardiovascular disease. The risk calculator introduced in the 2013 guidelines remains an essential tool to help health care providers identify a patientÂs 10-year risk for CVD. Because the calculator uses population-based formulas, the guidelines now urge doctors to talk with patients about Ârisk-enhancing factorsÂŽ that can provide a more personalized perspective of a personÂs risk, in addition to traditional risk factors such as smoking, high blood pressure and high blood sugar to address under or over-estimated risk in some individuals. Risk-enhancing factors include family history and ethnicity, as well as certain health conditions such as metabolic syndrome, chronic kidney disease, chronic inÂ”ammatory conditions, premature menopause or pre-eclampsia and high lipid biomarkers. This additional information can make a difference in what kind of treatment plan a person needs. In primary and secondary prevention, when high cholesterol canÂt be controlled by diet or exercise, the Â“rst line of treatment is typically statins, mostly available in generic forms and long-proven to safely and effectively lower LDL-C levels and CVD risk. For people who have already had a heart attack or stroke and are at highest risk for another and whose LDL-C levels are not adequately lowered by statin therapy, the guidelines now recommend the select use of other cholesterol-lowing drugs that can be added to a statin regimen. The guidelines recommend a stepped-approach of ezetimibe, available as a generic, in addition to the statin for these patients. If that combination doesnÂt work well enough, a PCSK9 inhibitor could be added, speciÂ“cally for people who are at very high risk. This approach may also be considered in primary prevention for people who have a genetic condition that causes their very high LDL-C. ÂThere have been concerns over the cost of PCSK9 inhibitors and some insurance companies have been slow to cover them, so itÂs important to note that the economic value of these new medications may be substantial only for a very speciÂ“c group of people for whom other treatments havenÂt worked,ÂŽ Benjamin said. ÂThe Association is bringing together stakeholders to discuss Â“nancial barriers to the care of heart disease and stroke. We have been heartened that drug makers have recently agreed to reduce the prices of PSCK9 inhibitors and are making arrangements with payors to ease the Â“nancial burden for patients who could beneÂ“t from the additional medication options.ÂŽ ÂThe College has long recognized that the cost of PCSK9s have made patient access an issue. We are committed to helping physicians with access to care issues, while also bringing together stakeholders, including payer, industry and clinician representatives, to talk about opportunities to move forward together,ÂŽ Valentine said. ÂOur goal is to make sure the highest risk patients have access to the care they need.ÂŽ Once treatment is started, whether only lifestyle modiÂ“cations are prescribed or if medication therapy is added, adherence and effectiveness should be assessed at 4 to 12 weeks with a fasting lipid test, then retested every 3-12 months based on determined needs. Another new aspect of the guidelines is the recommendation of coronary artery calcium (CAC) measurements for people in some risk categories, when their risk level isnÂt clear and treatment decisions are less certain. A CAC score of zero typically indicates a low risk for CVD and could mean those people can forego or at least delay cholesterol-lowering therapy as long as they are non-smokers or donÂt have other high-risk behaviors or characteristics. This measurement of calciÂ“ed plaque is a non-invasive heart scan that should be done by a qualiÂ“ed provider in a facility offering the most current technology. Recognizing the cumulative effect of high cholesterol over the full lifespan, identifying and treating it early can help reduce the lifetime risk for CVD. Selective cholesterol testing is appropriate for children as young as two who have a family history of heart disease or high cholesterol. In most children, an initial test can be considered between the ages of nine and 11 and then again between 17 and 21. Because of a lack of sufÂ“cient evidence in young adults, there are no speciÂ“c recommendations for that age group. However, it is essential that they adhere to a healthy lifestyle, be aware of the risk of high cholesterol levels and get treatment as appropriate at all ages to reduce the lifetime risk of heart disease and stroke. This lifespan approach to reducing CVD risk should start at an early age. Kids may not need medication but getting them started on healthy behaviors when theyÂre young can make a difference in their lifetime risk. When high cholesterol is identiÂ“ed in children, that could also alert a doctor to test other family members who may not realize they have high cholesterol, because awareness and treatment can save lives. 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www.highlandsnewssun.com November 12, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | B3Do you know yours? We all should know why we do what we do. Hopefully, you know your ÂWhy!ÂŽ Why do you get up every morning and start your day with a smile. What drives you? When you work with and for the hearing impaired patient there is a lot of Âwhy we do what we doÂŽ available. The last week has offered up diverse collections of hearing needs and assistance to be delivered. It was a week of never-ending brainstorming, teaching and also learning new ÂtechÂ skills, diagnosing, evaluating and attacking tinnitus and hyperacousis. It was a week for compassion. Being in this profession for 38 years and the proud owner of the oldest established hearing aid center in Highlands County (50 years this year), I pay particular attention to our ÂWhy.ÂŽ ItÂs important that no matter what type of organization or group (even if it is just a couple people) you are involved with, everyone should be on the same page of ÂWhy.ÂŽ ItÂs important from the moment you enter a facility that you feel comfortable and welcome, that you are able to communicate with someone about your needs. No matter what the facility is. Are the people greeting you the way you wish? You should feel like the most important person when you walk through that door. If you need help, you should get it ... right away. Why? Well, because you Â“nally made the effort to walk through the door and something is needed. Pretty simple concept. Make you feel special and wanted. ÂHow can we helpÂŽ ... DonÂt we all hate to just sit around and wonder if anyone knows we are waiting? Once that relationship is formed and is comfortable, then more WhyÂs develops. Trust from the patient that maybe we can make their life better. Maybe we can help them talk with their spouse or their kids. Maybe someone just needs us to look at past diagnoses to see if there is light at the end of the tunnel. Maybe someone will just try and help you. A little over a year ago, we added a new hearing health care provider to our staff. Kendra Allen is young (28 years old) and compassionate. She knows her ÂWhy.ÂŽ She listens to our patients and with honesty and kindness she explains how we can best help them ... and she loves it. She giggles and laughs and hugs. She listens. There is a saying that the boss can hear everything that goes on. Well, I call that ÂownerÂs ear!,ÂŽ and I can. And I listen. I listen to the laughter that radiates through all the walls in our ofÂ“ce. From the front desk, down the hall past our practice administrator ofÂ“ce (Bonnie) and all the way to the back. I listen for the Why. Does everyone have it? Yes. There is patience, caring, excitement for the day to start, and smiles at the dayÂs accomplishments. The hearing industry covers a broad range of patients, from young children to seniors up in age, maybe even to 103. Hearing loss doesnÂt care where you come from either. With such a broad spectrum, the needs of a patient with a hearing loss is very personal and speciÂ“c. No two people are alike. Their day may have started with the patient having to say goodbye to their 9-yearold puppy and not really ÂfeelingÂŽ like being in our ofÂ“ce. BonnieÂs ÂWhyÂŽ was evident in the compassionate conversation that thus evolved. This is a situation where everyone needs to know their ÂWhyÂŽ. Why you want to help. Perhaps there is a patient who has been told nothing will help and their medical records look bleak. Hopefully, you are working with someone who Âknows their WhyÂŽ and the extra steps and time are given to you. New technology provides new hurdles for all of us: you the patient and us the providers. When you know your ÂWhy,ÂŽ it is fun and exciting. Often, my ÂownerÂs earÂŽ has heard patients say to Barbara out front that it is Âso fun to come here!ÂŽ Barbara knows her Why! She has been enjoying the health care Â“eld for 60 years. That is a lot of ÂWhyÂŽ going on. If you know your ÂWhy,ÂŽ enjoy. Build on it. Spread those talents and help someone beneÂ“t from that talent and enthusiasm. Let that Â“re burn. To hear better is to live better! Roseann B. Kiefer, B.A., BC-HIS, is owner of Lampe and Kiefer Hearing Aid Center. Sebring, Fla. This information is not intended to prevent, diagnose, treat or cure your condition. Always talk to your doctor before following any medical advice or starting a diet or exercise program.Know your ÂwhyÂHEARING MATTERSRoseann Kiefer demonstrates that the new blood pressure guidelines are helpful in identifying those who might be at risk for cardiovascular events,ÂŽ Yano said. Yano and colleagues analyzed more than 4,800 adults who had blood pressure measurements taken before age 40 as part of the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults study (CARDIA), which began in 1985. About half of participants were African-American, and 55 percent were women. Study participants were sorted into four groups based on blood pressure levels set in 2017 by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association: Normal (120 or lower systolic blood pressure over 80 diastolic or less); elevated (120-129 over less than 80); stage 1 hypertension (130-139 over 80-89); or stage 2 hypertension (140 or greater over 90 or greater). The researchers then tracked whether these participants had serious cardiovascular events over a median follow-up period of about 19 years. In all, 228 incidents occurred, with successively higher rates of events coinciding with successively higher blood pressure levels. ÂAmong young adults, those with elevated blood pressure, stage 1 hypertension, and stage 2 hypertension before age 40, as defined by the 2017 guidelines, had significantly higher risk for subsequent cardiovascular disease events, compared to those with normal blood pressure before age 40,ÂŽ Yano said. In addition to Yano, study authors include Jared P. Reis, Laura A. Colangelo, Daichi Shimbo, Anthony J. Viera, Norrina B. Allen, Samuel S. Gidding, Adam Bress, Philip Greenland, Paul Muntner and Donald M. Lloyd-Jones. 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B4 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | November 12, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com By UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTONMedical researchers are increasingly exploring medications used to treat chronic illnesses to see whether they also might stave off cognitive decline. A study published today in PLOS ONE suggests that some older adults who take a class of blood-pressure medication called angiotensin-II receptor blockers, or ARBs, might be reducing their risk of AlzheimerÂs disease. Doug Barthold of the University of Washington and Julie Zissimopoulos of the University of Southern California, the studyÂs lead authors, compared different blood pressure medications and examined their potential cognitive benefits within subgroups of people based on race, ethnicity, and sex. The researchers found that use of ARBs was associated with a lower rate of AlzheimerÂs among black women and white women and men. Evidence of the reduced risk, however, was inconclusive among black men and Hispanic men and women. ÂRepurposing existing drugs could be an inexpensive means to reduce the large and disparate burden of AlzheimerÂs disease,ÂŽ said Barthold, a UW research assistant professor in the School of Pharmacy. ÂBy analyzing commonly used prescription drugs in Medicare claims data, we can identify relationships with AlzheimerÂs disease onset across diverse populations,ÂŽ Strong evidence exists, he said, that managing high blood pressure is an important step to lowering the risk of AlzheimerÂs disease and that some antihypertensive drugs may be more protective than others. The research included records of more than 1 million Medicare enrollees. ARBs containing valsartan, candesartan, and losartan were found to be more protective against AlzheimerÂs than other anti-hypertensives, such as angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and four other classes of drugs. The results merit additional observational studies and randomized control trials that include men and women from diverse racial and ethnic groups, to investigate whether the drugs are causing the effect, the researchers suggested. AlzheimerÂs disease is a growing public health problem. About 5.7 million Americans, most over 65, live with AlzheimerÂs disease; that number is expected to grow to 7.1 million in 2025 and 13.8 million in 2050, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. At that incidence, even small delays in disease onset could substantially reduce the financial and caregiving burden facing Americans Â… pegged at $277 billion and 18 billion hours, respectively, in 2018. The building crisis also reflects the higher incidence of AlzheimerÂs disease among women and racial and ethnic minorities, who are more likely to require high intensity care and have unmet care needs. ÂAlzheimerÂs disease is an enormous public health concern, and while more than a hundred potential drug treatments are in clinical trials, there are still no treatments available to prevent or slow the progression of the disease,ÂŽ wrote Zissimopoulos. She directs the aging research program at the USC Schaeffer Center. ÂAll else being equal, for patients who are already being prescribed antihypertensives, these findings highlight a potential differential effect on their risk of acquiring AlzheimerÂs, which a clinician may want to take into account.ÂŽ Study co-authors were Geoffrey Joyce of USC, Whitney Wharton of Emory University, and Patrick Kehoe of University of Bristol (UK).Some hypertension drugs linked to reduced AlzheimerÂs risk HIGHLANDS HEALTH EAR-TRONICS LEASE YOUR HEARING AID! HereÂs Why... 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www.highlandsnewssun.com November 12, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | B5 LEGAL NOTICES FICTITIOUS NAME12 NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW PURSUANT TO SECTION 865.09, FLORIDA STATUTES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the und ersigned, desiring to engage in busin ess under the fictitious name of Avista C omputers & Consulting Services loc ated at 4204 Sebring, in the county o f Highlands, in the City of Sebring, F lorida 33870, intends to register the s aid name with the Division of Corporat ions of the Florida Department of S tate, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated at S ebring, Florida, this 8th day of Novemb er, 2018. Alan W. Avis and Gina M. A vis. Pubished in the Highlands News-Sun. November 12, 2018 NOTICE TO CREDITORS20 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 18-476 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF DOLORES M. RECORD Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of DOLORES M. RECORD, whose date of death was August 18th, 2018, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representativeÂs attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and o ther persons having claims or demands against decedentÂs estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court ON OR BEFORE THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedentÂs estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN FLORIDA STAUTES SECTION 733.702 WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTÂS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is November 5, 2018. /s/ James K. Record 200 Woodward Avenue Brownsville, PA 15417 /s/ Mary Ellen Record 106 Wyndham Plac e Robbinsville, NJ 08691 Personal Representatives C LIFFORD R. RHOADES, P.A. Attorneys for Personal Representative 2141 LAKEVIEW DRIVE SEBRING, FL 33870 Telephone: (863) 385-0346 Florida Bar No. 308714 Email Addresses: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com Nov. 5, 12, 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. 2018-23 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 be heard with respect to the proposed Resolution. 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 testimony and evidedence upon which the appeal it to be based. THE CITY OF SEBRING DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE UPON THE BASIS OF AN INDIVIDUALÂS DISABILITY STATUS. THIS NON-DISCRIMINATORY POLICY INVOLVES EVERY ASPECT OF THE CITYÂS FUNCTIONS, INCLUDING ONEÂS ACCESS TO, PARTICIPATION IN, EMPLOYNOTICE OF HEARING24 MENT O F, O R TREATMENT IN, IT S 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 12, 2018. /s/ Kathy Haley Kathy Haley, City Clerk Robert S. Swaine Swaine & Harris, P.A. 425 South Commerce Avenue Sebring, Florida 33870 City Attorney Nov. 12, 2018 ADVERTISE In TheClassifieds! 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No pets. 863-610-1561 VACATION/ SEASONALRENTALS1390 Studio/Kitchenette ~On golf course w/ pool. Inc. all utilities. No pets. Background check. 863-451-2232 COMMERCIAL RENTAL1392 Sebring *Liberty Star Plaza*3000-18,000 sqft; Built out. US 27 Near SR 66.Great Medical, School, Real Estate space!863-471-0663 LOTS & ACREAGE1500 1 ac Lakefront Lot~ Homesite or recreation. $27,400 obo. Call Sue Dean Re/Max Realty863-385-0077 SE of Gainsville~ 8 ac lakefront, high & dry, on 854 ac GeorgeÂs Lake. $215k. 239-693-7270 S e b r i ng S un Â n L a k es E states, 103 Blue Horizon Drive, 1/4 acre lot, utilities in place, $2900 cash takes it, 561-706-8739. 2000EMPLOYMENT HELPWANTED2001 Genpak LLC, a leading manufacturer of disposable foodservice packaging, is seeking to fill the following positions in our Sebring plant. PackersQuality InspectorsForklift Drivers/CDLElectricianMaintenance MechanicProduction SupervisorParts Administrative Asst. Reception/AccountingWe offer a highly competitive compensation package, insurance & retirement benefits.Apply in Personat 116 Shicane Dr., Sebring, FL 33870 & bring your resume.GenPak is an Equal Oportunity Employer. Oaks at AvonReaders Choice Award FacilityBeautician NeededPart-Time Experience preferredApply at 1010 US Hwy 27 N., Avon Park or fax resume to Tammy Padilla at 863-453-5308 ExpÂd Excavator & LoaderDemo work; Mechanical Skills & Dump Truck Exp; Class A CDL a plus! 863-382-1228 HELPWANTED2001 Lykes Citrus Division: Full-Time Equipment Operators: Duties include: performing general grove activities (mowing, spraying, herbiciding, fertilizing), service grove equipment; performing hand labor tasks as needed.Full-Time MechanicÂ… Basinger Shop:Duties Include: diagnosing, repairing and maintain company vehicles, tractors and equipment. Experience in diesel & gasoline engines, hydraulics, air conditio ning and automotive electrical. Welding and fabrication experience is a plus, but not required.Please Apply:Online at www.LykesRanch.com or in person at Lykes Citrus Division, 7 Lykes Road, Lake Placid, FL 33852 or 106 SW CR 721, Okeechobee, FL 34974 EQUIPMENT OPERATOR for grove equip. Clean Florida Driver License required. Pay based on experience. Drug free workplace. Apply in person 8am Â… 11am & 1pm 4pm MondayÂ… Friday @ 109 Arron Dr., Lake Placid, FL 863-4652821 or firstname.lastname@example.org AGRICULTURAL EQUIPMENT OPERATORS NEEDED Farmer needs 3 agricultural e quipment operators, 12-11-18 t o 05-18-19. The employer is F C of Arcadia, Inc. Workers w ill be paid 11.29 per hour. Job l ocation is in Charlotte, Polk, L ee, Collier, DeSoto, Hardee, H endry, Highlands, Manatee, a nd Okeechobee counties, F lorida. Employer will guarantee t he opportunity for work for the h ourly equivalent of 3/4 of the h ours of the work period. 12 m onth Agricultural Equipment Operator experience is required. D river must possess a valid driv erÂs license. The employer will p rovide the work tools, supplies a nd equipment at no cost to the w orker. Housing will be provided f or individual workers outside n ormal commuting distance. For w orkers residing beyond normal c ommuting distances, reasona ble transportation and subsist ence expenses to the worksite w ill be provided or paid by the e mployer after completion of 5 0% of the work period. Apply f or this job at CareerSource H eartland office located at 5 901 US Hwy 27 South, Suite 1 Sebring, FL 33870 (863)3 85-3672 using job listing number FL10814666. WORKERS NEEDED J BO Harvesting, Inc. is seeking 11 people to temporarily harvest, clean, and load palm trees in Highlands and Okeechobee Counties, FL 11/30/2018 to 06/30/2019. $11.29 an hr. is guaranteed. of contract guaranteed. Work tools, supplies, and equipment will be provided at no cost to the worker. Free housing, for those that cannot reasonably return to their permanent residence at the end of each working day. Transportation and subsistence expenses to the worksite will be provided or paid by the employer upon completion of 50% of the work contract, or earlier, if appropriate. All applicants will have to complete a phone interview before employment is granted. For more information, contact the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, Office of Workforce Services, Alien Labor Certification Program, Caldwell Building, MSC-G300, 107 East Madison Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-4140, (850) 921-3207 or Jesus Baraj as 863-273-8870 and mention Job Order Number 10804434. NEEDAJOB? CHECKTHE CLASSIFIEDS! WORKERS NEEDED 34 workers needed for Juan Carlos Ramos for Citrus harvesting from 12/05/18 to 5/28/19. Workers will be paid $1.00+ per 90 lb tub, but will be guaranteed $11.29 per hour. Job location is in Central Florida. This job opportunity is temporary, 36 hours per week guaranteeing at least 3/4 of the time offered. Free housing is provided to workers who cannot reasonably return to their permanent residence at the end of the work day. Transportation and subsistence expenses to the work site will be provided by the employer upon completion of 50% of the work contract. Tools, equipment and supplies will be provided at no cost. Job order holding office is at 107 East Madison St., Tallahassee, FL 32399 Job order 10803714 HELPWANTED2001 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 onsc i ent i ous, M ot i vate d i n d ividuals who take pride in t heir work! M-F 8a-4p. Apply in P erson : GriffinÂs Dry Cleaners, 2 12 S. Ridgewood Dr., Sebring CASHIER (FT) Application deadline: 11/26/18. For details and requirements visit http://sfsc.interviewexchange.com863-784-7132. EA/EO VETÂS PREF. T urnyou r trashinto cash! Advertise youryard sa l e! FT T ruc k D r i ver~ A von P ar k HS Diploma or GED; 1 yr verifi a ble experience & CDL ÂAÂŽ cur r ent DOT certificate required. $ 18/hr Must pass background c heck. Call 800-929-2715ask for Mike Solis or Rob Da g ue 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 email@example.com .The Town of Lake Placid is an ÂEqual Employment OpportunityÂŽ employer & ÂDrug Free Work Environment.ÂŽ WORKERS WANTED 20 workers needed for SB Harvesting, Inc. for citrus harvest ing from 12/18/18 to 5/27/19. Workers will be paid $1.00+ per 90 lb tub, but will be guaranteed $11.29 per hour. Job location is in Central Florida. This job op portunity is temporary, 36 hours per week guaranteeing at leas t 3/4 of the time offered. Free housing is provided to workers who cannot reasonably return to their permanent residence at the end of the work day. Transporta tion and subsistence expenses to the work site will be provided by the employer upon comple tion of the 50% of the work con tract. Tools, equipment and supplies will be provided at no cost. Job order holding office is at 107 East Madison St., Talla hassee, FL 32399. Job order 10818466. 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 NEEDCASH?
B6 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | November 12, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com HELPWANTED2001 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 PROFESSIONAL2010 Kid City Daycare & Preschool Now HiringChrist Centered Facility is seeking to complete our staff. FT position available. Call Dawn at 863-385-3111 or visit 3599 Thunderbird Rd., Sebring. Y Y ouSa ouSa ve ve BigBuc BigBuc ks ks Shopping Shopping Classifieds! Classifieds! WATER METER READER. Entry level position involves all aspects of reading water meters and other duties as assigned. Basic requirements are a high school diploma or GED and a valid Florida Drivers License. Application forms and full job description are available on our website www.lakeplacidfl.net or at Town Hall and can be submitted to 311 W Interlake Blvd, Lake Placid or emailed firstname.lastname@example.org.Pay rate starting at $10.00 p/h plus benefits. Accepting applications until November 21, 2018. MEDICAL2030 F/T Medical PaymentPosting/Accounts ReceivableExperience Required Benefits AvailableSubmit resume to: gechevarria@ floridajointspine.com Oaks at AvonReaders Choice Award FacilityHIRING RNs New Wages Full-Time & Part-Time Positions Flexible Shifts Available Career Advancement OpportunitiesAll Eligible Applicants will be Interviewed Directly.Apply at 1010 US Hwy 27 N., Avon Park or fax resume to Tammy Padilla at 863-453-5308 OAKS AT AVONReaders Choice Award Facility HIRING CNAs Full/Part-Time, all shifts~New Wages!!~Benefits for FT!!Apply at 1010 Hwy 27N Avon Park or fax resume toTammy Padilla at863-453-5308 Oaks at AvonReaders Choice Award Facility HIRING LPNs Full-Time & Part-Time Career Advancement OpportunitiesHighly Competitve SalariesAll Eligible Applicants will be Interviewed DirectlyApply at 1010 US Hwy 27 N., Avon Park or fax resumeto Tammy Padilla at 863-453-5308 MEDICAL2030 Highlands Urgent CareOpen Position:Full-Time Physician Email Resume:kadelberg@ tcmahealthcare.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! Apply:at www.palmsofsebring.comEmail resume to:email@example.com In Person at: 725 S. Pine St., Sebring, FL 33872 RESTAURANT/ HOTEL2040 Day Cook needed at the new Downtown Deli. Apply in person at 231 S. Ridgewood Dr., Sebring: Wed-Thurs, 9a-4p or call for appt 863-471-3532 ÂThe Season is HereÂŽCodyÂs of Sebring Now Hiring ExperiencedBroiler/Line Cook & FOH Shift Leader/GM Assistant.Busy, fun, casual restaurantCompetitive WagesApply in person daily 2-4pmat 521 US Hwy 27 N. Or email your resume to:firstname.lastname@example.org SKILLED TRADES2050 Full-Time MechanicWanted M ust have own tools. Exp. preferred. Call 863-471-0044 or apply within: RonÂs Automotive 435 N. Orange St., Sebring 3000 NOTICES ANNOUNCEMENTS3010 Do You Need More Business?Reach out to all of Highlands County with 2 publications plus 2 websites to Advertise Your Business!! Let customers Find Youby advertising your business on the Business & Services Page! Mention this ad and Call Today !! 863-658-0307 4000FINANCIAL BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES4010 Business For Sale6 chair barber & beauty salon All chairs recently occupied. 863-385-3273 PUTCLASSFIEDS TOWORK FORYOU! FINDAJOB! BUYAHOME! BUYACAR! 6000 MERCHANDISE HIGHLANDS HOT DEALS!Do you have stuff to sell at $500 or less? Advertise your merchandise now in the Classified Section!$3 for 3 Lines $4 for 4 Lines $5 for 5 LinesCall863-385-6155 or 863-658-0307 GARAGE SALES6014 Sebring~ 7a-? Sat, Sun & Mon at 4815 5th St. Lots of Everything! Tools, clothes, knick-knacks & much more! GARAGE SALES6014 Lake Placid Covered BridgeAnnual Fall & Christmas Sale Sat. Nov. 17, 8a-NoonBake sale, jewelry, special drawings along with holiday decorations & more! Hwy 27 to Lake Francis Rd. Gate on Peachtree Rd. will be open. FURNITURE6035 2 Lazyboy recliners, very good cond, $35 each. Light blue and burgundy, 989-539-7674. Beautiful wood high top dining rm table & 4 chairs~ $350828-361-5884 FINDYOUR BESTFRIEND INTHE CLASSIFIEDS! B e d rm f urn~ 6 d rw d resser, (1) 2 drw nightstand, mirror, white, exc. cond. $150.Call mornings 863-465-5745 C ouch, with wood accents, like new, $250. Hutch, glass upper doors, good condition, $75. 863-385-9823. Di n i ng rm set~ oa k w /6 ro lli ng u pholstered chairs, w/2 leaves, s eats 10, $250;matchinghutch, c orner, lghted, glass front & s ides $100 863-381-8594 La-Z Boy Sofa & Loveseat recliners~ 2yrs old. Exc. Cond! $500. 863-385-4697 L eat h er C ouc h ~ d ar k gray, 3 c ushions, elec. reclining ends, N o pets; exc. cond. Couch only $800. 863-402-0466 Moving S ale~ table w/4 c hairs, $250; white office desk & chair, $125; 2 complete twin b eds $200 ea; couch & recliner, $ 400; entertainment center, l ights up, $400. Everything like new condition! 863-202-0129 We Buy/Sell Clean Used Furniture. Best Prices in Town!Sebring Furniture 1542 Lakeview Dr. (next to Save-a-Lot)863-386-1119 DOWNTOWN MALL & NEW ÂDELIÂŽNOW OPEN WED-SAT 9-5 5 rolltop desks from $79. 150 pics & posters from $5 8 sofas from $85 35 casual chairs from $10 231 S. Ridgewood, near the Circle, Sebring 863-471-3435 Sofa~ light blue, dual recliners, great condition, $150. 863-382-0084 Twin electric bed w/massager $300. Dresser doubledoor $80, mathcing nightstand $30. 2 sets twin boxprings/mattress $50 each set. Kingsize bed w/headboard $150. Queensize bed w/bookcase headboard $150. Desk $100. 863-3140129 ANTIQUES COLLECTIBLES6070 Bell, C&S C o, 1 6 ÂŽ/Yoke, 1 886 cast iron $250.00, 863-3829355 Antiques WantedUpscale Decorative Items, Art Glass, Sterling, etc.812-535-1400 FRUITS & VEGETABLES6075 V eggie Plants~ tomato (2/ $ 1), c abbage, kale, peppers, collards, mustard, onion, broccoli, cauliflower, eggplant (4/$1). M cCracken Farm.863-3824348or863-381-6154FARMERÂS MARKET9a-3p Sat & Sun at Tractor Suppl y 3300 US Hw y 27 S. Sebrin g MUSICAL6090 King C larinet new mouthpiece, folding music stand, $190, 315-529-4617. MEDICAL6095 Electric Lift C hair~ $ 1 2 5. G ood condition. 863-3856289 or 814-450-6676 GOLF CARTS6126 E-ZGO TXT~ G ood batteries, w indshield, curtains, lights, s tate of charge meter, very clean. $1,695. 612-964-4653 2018 Club Car Onward~ Gas, loaded! Exc. cond! $9,000. 863-273-5499 or 863-452-5236 SPORTINGGOODS6130 M en Â s go lf c l u b s, comp l ete set includes bag and pull cart, $100, extra pull cart $20, all in good condition, 863-385-9823. FIREARMS6131 Rifle Springfield 1903~ custom 30-06 w/scope. $495; Ruger Mini-14~ 223, 4 mags. $475. 863-655-5988 T/C Pro Hunter ~ Muzzle loader. Excellent condition! $450. 863-243-3620 BICYCLES/ TRICYCLES6135 Bicycles, assorted adult and kids bikes, guaranteed, $25 and up. 863-414-8088 TOYS/GAMES6138 Lionel Train Sets, NYC-new, Xmas Train used & Polar Express-new, Diesels, locomotives & freight cars-new, $15 to $350, 716-680-1975 POOL/SPA/ & SUPPLIES6145 Ab ove G roun d Ti tanpoo l 2 ~ S alt water, 13Âx25.5Âx4Â, new p ump 2017, perfect cond. incl. access. $350. 616-822-5706 LAWN & GARDEN6160 1 998 Murray riding mower, 12.5HP, 38 inch deck, 5 speed transmission, new battery this Spring, runs and cuts good, fair condition, $125. 863-385-9823 C ra f tsman c hi pper / s h re dd er 8 HP, good condition $175 (863) 471-1975. BUILDING SUPPLIES6170 22Kitchen Cabinets~ incl. countertops. Solid birch wood. 9 wall-mounted. Exc. Cond! $1,500. Pics on Craigslist, Lakeland. 207-380-1177 TOOLS/ MACHINERY6190 28 d egree pneumat i c f ram i ng nail gun, Northern Tool, used very little, includes box of about 1200 collated nails, $80. Werner steel roof brackets: 645 degree fixed, $5 each; and 2 adjustable 40,50,60 degree, $7 each; $35 for all 8, 863-3859823 W oo d h an d p l aner ( o ld er ) S tanley No. 51/4, $25, 863-6581574. OFFICE/BUSINESS EQUIP./SUPLIES6220 C opy mac hi ne, HP Offi ce j et P ro 8620. Print, fax, scan, copy, Web. Works perfect needs ink. $45. (863) 385-4612. CATS6232 Cute black kittens~ 3 mo old. Free to good home.863-465-0558 DOGS6233 MaltiPoo Puppies~ M/F, blk or apricot. Ready Dec. 14Pick Yours Now!$450. Health/Vet certificate. 863-273-1560 YORKIE MINIS CKCAbsolutely Adorable & Healthy Great Selection, meet the parents! TEACUPS AVAILABLEPrices starting at $795+. 941-773-0723 Â€ 322-6709 minimagicyorkie.com APPLIANCES6250 Apt portable dishwasher, stain less steel, $200. Washer/dryer $100. Deep freezer $100, 863 314-0129 Used AppliancesUp to 90 day warranty. Call 863-655-4995Help Wanted Refrigerator/Freezer~ Frigidai r e with ice maker, white, 20.5 cuft. $100. 765-720-1552 W as h er & D ryer, K enmore, older model, but works good, both $200 obo, 863-465-4272 MISCELLANEOUS6260 3 C e l t i c A nge l s Ch r i stmas s how tickets~ Dec. 4 at the A lan J. Center. $40 ea. Seats: JJ 101-103. 863-202-0129 Bed rails, queen ( heavy duty ) $30, ( 863) 658-1574. H an d bl own g l ass j ar (Bl an k o ) with dome lid 7 1/2 D x 14ÂŽ H $30. ( 863) 658-1574 TROPICAL FRUIT TREESAvailable in:3, 5, 7, 15, 20, 25 & 50Gallon Pots Avocados Bananas Citrus Mango Peach Longan & Figs Starfruit Soursop Lychee Mulberry Papaya Jackfruit Tamarind Olive Guava Cherry Coconut Moringa Jabatacaba MiracleFruit Blueberries Mamey Sapote Sapodilla SugarApple Persimmon Loquat& MUCH MORE!!! Delivery & InstallationAvailable BARRETTS TREE NURSERY91 Carefree Ct., or 744 US Hwy 27 N., Venus, FL305-216-8452or 352-843-7389 W oo d C ame l S a ddl e $40 (863) 658-1574 T urnyou r trashinto cash! Advertise youryard sa l e! FREE MERCHANDISE6260 H ammon d O rgan~ i nc l u d es bench. Looks great! Needs work. FREE to a good home. 863-991-1555 (haul awa y ) 7000TRANSPORTATION AUTOMOTIVE7005 Adj usta bl e tow b ar, 5000# ca pacity, uses 2 inch hitch ball, bolts to front of vehicle, used twice, like new, includes safet y chains and magnetic tow lights, $45. Diagnostic code reader, used once, $80, 863-385-9823
www.highlandsnewssun.com November 12, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | B7 AUTOMOTIVE7005 AUTO DEALS&STEALSSell Your New or Used Auto Easy Advertise in the Classifieds!Only $27.50 for 7 days (4 lines) Add a photo for only $10 more! BUICK7020 2001 LeSabre Custom~ V6, auto, AC, AM/FM/CD/cassette radio & leather seats. 64k mi. $2,800. 863-655-4709. 6204 US Hwy 98, Sebring (Spring Lake) FORD7070 2001 F or d M ustang conv, s il ver, b lack top, very nice cond, only 60,000 mi, garage kept, good rubber & brakes, $10,0000, 810-632-5483, 810-360-5282. AUTOS WANTED7260 Cars Trucks SUVs etc From $1000-$100k~ NO JUNK! I come to you! Call Sam239-595-4021 or 239-250-2000. TRUCKS/ PICK-UPS7300 2000 Chevy S10~New battery, 4 new tires. $2,500. 239-322-9152 2006 Ford F350 long bed truck, blue in color, fully loaded, x-condition 150+k mi. $10,000. 863-443-9279 GOLFCARTS7327 2010 Club Car~ 48 volt, lifted, headlights, new battery, John Deere colors. Very nice. $4,300. 513-260-6911 BOATS-POWERED7330 2004 Fi esta Fi s h n F un P ontoon Boat~ 20ft, fuel injection 40 horse, anchor fore n aft, just fully serviced. Runs exc. Needs upholstery maintenance $3,500 obo call 863-443-9279. MISC. BOATS7333 2014 Lund Big J 16Â fishing boat~ 2015 25hp Merc. & trolling motor w/2014 Shorelander bunk trailer. $7k obo. 863-449-1972 TRAILER & ACCESSORIES7341 Utility Trailer~ 5x9, extremely strong. 15ÂŽ tires. $475. 863-414-2345 CYCLES/MOPEDS/ SCOOTERS7360 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 Model #1181~ exc cond., large slide out, thermopane windows, generator & awnings, $17,500.239-572-0798/863-664-0172 CAMPERS/ TRAVELTRAILERS7370 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 MOTOR HOMES/ RVs7380 FREE 1996 Ford MotorhomeYes free! Needs repairs, thatÂs w hy. Good title, just come & take away! 863-655-1792 PUT CLASSIFIEDS TOWORK FORYOU!FINDAJOB! BUYAHOME! BUYACAR! ABargainHunters Delight Checkthe ClassifiedsFirst! AWhole Marketplaceof Shoppingisrightat your Fingertips! Weekly Report (MMWR), describe the range and scale of tobacco-product use among U.S. adults. These products include cigarettes, cigars, e-cigarettes, hookah/ water pipes/pipes, and smokeless tobacco. The survey has been used to assess current cigarette smoking among U.S. adults since 1965, but ongoing surveillance of other tobacco products began more recently As tobacco landscape evolves, disparities persist The tobacco product landscape has changed in recent years to include newly developed products. In 2017, cigarettes were the most commonly used product (14 percent) among U.S. adults, followed by cigars, cigarillos, or filtered little cigars (3.8 percent); e-cigarettes (2.8 percent); smokeless tobacco (2.1 percent); and pipes, water pipes, or hookahs (1 percent). Of the 47 million adults who currently use any tobacco products, about 9 million (19 percent) reported use of two or more tobacco products. The most common tobacco product combinations were cigarettes and e-cigarettes. By subgroups, use of any tobacco product was highest among: Â€ People with a General Education Development (GED) certificate (42.6%). Â€ People who were uninsured (31.0%), insured by Medicaid (28.2%), or received some other public insurance (26.8%). Â€ Non-Hispanic American Indian/Alaska Native (29.8%), multiracial (27.4%), white (21.4%), or black adults (20.1%) Â€ Lesbian, gay or bisexual adults (27.3%). Â€ People with an annual household income under $35,000 (26.0%). Â€ People living with a disability (25.0%). Â€ Adults living in the Midwest (23.5%) or the South (20.8%). Â€ People divorced, separated, or widowed (23.1%), or people who were single, never married, or not living with a partner (21.0%). Among adults who reported serious psychological distress, about 2 in 5 adults (40.8 percent) used any tobacco product Â„ one of the most marked disparities in tobacco use Â„ compared with about 1 in 5 (18.5 percent) of those without serious psychological distress. ÂFor more than half a century, cigarette smoking has been the leading cause of cancer mortality in the United States. Eliminating smoking in America would, over time, eliminate about one-third of all cancer deaths,ÂŽ said NCI Director Norman E. Sharpless, M.D., ÂThe persistent disparities in adult smoking prevalence described in this report emphasize the need for further research to accelerate reductions in tobacco use among all Americans.ÂŽ What more can be done? Full implementation of comprehensive tobacco control programs at the national, state, and local levels can accelerate progress toward reducing tobacco-related death and disease in the United States. Such strategies and interventions include CDCÂs Tips From Former Smokers campaign, the FDAÂs ÂEvery Try CountsÂŽ campaign, and NCIÂs Smokefree.gov and toll-free national quitline (1-800-QUIT-NOW). These coordinated efforts, in combination with strategies that address the diversity of tobacco products, can reduce tobacco-related disease and death in the United States. ÂThe continued drop in adult smoking rates to historic lows is encouraging and the FDA is committed to accelerating declines in smoking and shifting the trajectory of tobacco-related disease and death through our comprehensive approach to tobacco and nicotine regulation,ÂŽ said FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. ÂWeÂve taken new steps to ultimately render combustible cigarettes minimally or non-addictive and to advance a framework to encourage innovation of potentially less harmful products such as e-cigarettes for adults who still seek access to nicotine, as well as support the development of novel nicotine replacement drug therapies. At the same time weÂre also working to protect kids from the dangers of tobacco product use, including e-cigarettes.ÂŽ Cigarette smoking remains the leading preventable cause of death and disease in the United States, and is responsible for the overwhelming burden of death and disease from tobacco use. Cigarette smoking kills an estimated 480,000 Americans each year, and about 16 million Americans suffer from a smoking-related illness. However, no form of tobacco use is risk-free. For more information or for free help quitting, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW or go to https://smokefree. gov/.SMOKINGFROM PAGE 1B TEXAS HEART INSTITUTE PHOTOMore people are staying away from cigarettes. 5935 US Hwy. 27 N. Suite 103 Sebring, FL 33870 drtinathomas.com(863) 382-0888 LetÂs Put Our Hands Together For Our Veterans. To those who courageously gave their lives and those who bravely Â“ ght today.Thank You!From Tina M. Thomas D.M.D.adno=3627506-1 Celebrating 23 Years
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www.highlandsnewssun.com November 12, 2018 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | B9By MEGAN WASSONMAYO CLINICA wide variety of safe, effective birth control options are available, and sometimes it can be tough to decide which one is the right choice. For someone who wants to get pregnant in a few years Â„ long-acting reversible forms of birth control (also called contraception) are likely the best option. There are several to choose from, and none affect your ability to conceive once you decide youÂd like to become pregnant. Long-acting reversible contraceptives give you consistent, reliable birth control without needing to think about it regularly, as is necessary for some other options, such as birth control pills, condoms, natural family planning or contraceptive sponges. There are three basic types of long-acting reversible contraceptives: intrauterine devices or IUDs, implants and injections. All require a prescription from your health care provider. An IUD is a small device placed in the uterus by a health care professional during an ofÂ“ce visit. There is a hormone-free IUD that works by preventing sperm from fertilizing an egg. There also are IUDs that contain the hormone progesterone. They work by thinning the uterine lining, thickening cervical mucus, and preventing sperm from fertilizing an egg. Depending on the type you choose, IUDs can be left in place for three, Â“ve or 10 years. For typical use, IUDs have a failure rate of less than one pregnancy in 100 women per year. As soon as the IUD is removed, your natural fertility is restored. A contraceptive implant is placed just beneath the skin on the inside of your upper arm. ItÂs a Â”exible plastic rod that is about the size of a matchstick. The implant releases a low, steady dose of a hormone that prevents pregnancy by suppressing ovulation, thinning the uterine lining and thickening cervical mucus. The implant can prevent pregnancy for up to three years. After that, it needs to be removed and replaced. Implants are as effective as IUDs, with protection against pregnancy higher than 99 percent. An implant must be removed by a health care provider. You can have it taken out at any time. You return to your natural level of fertility as soon as the implant is removed. A contraceptive injection is birth control you receive in the form of a shot once every three months. The injection, which contains the hormone progestin, prevents pregnancy in a manner similar to the contraceptive implant Â„ by suppressing ovulation to keep your ovaries from releasing an egg, as well as thickening cervical mucus to keep sperm from reaching the egg. If you always get your injections on schedule, every 12 weeks, the reliability of this birth control method is as high as an IUD or implant. If you wait longer than 13 weeks between injections, its effectiveness goes down signiÂ“cantly. So if you choose the injection, you must be willing to visit your health care provider every three months. You can continue receiving the injections for as long as youÂd like. When you decide to stop getting the injections, there can be a short delay in the return of your fertility and ovulation. However, eventually your fertility will return to normal. Each of these long-acting reversible forms of birth control has speciÂ“c risks and beneÂ“ts, and they arenÂt all appropriate for every woman. Your family health history, personal medical background and individual preferences must be considered. Talk to your health care provider about the pros and cons of each, based on your situation, to help decide whatÂs right for you.Birth control before starting family WASSONSPECIAL TO HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUNLAKE PLACID Â„ The Better Living Community Center of Lake Placid (BLCC) has successfully run health and wellness programs over the last 10 years in partnership with Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center Lake Placid. Plans to further its mission of promoting health in the community in 2019 include a program for anxiety and depression recovery, monthly cooking schools featuring healthy, plant-based meals and a program for the prevention and care of patients with AlzheimerÂs Disease, according to BLCC chairman, Antonio Roa, M.D. To help raise funds for these projects, a benefit musical concert featuring internationally-known soloist, author, motivational speaker, pastor and education activist Wintley Phipps will be held Saturday, Dec. 1, at 7 p.m. at the Genesis Center, Lake Placid. Phipps had the honor of singing at the Presidential Inaugural Prayer Service of President Obama in 2009 and 2013. He performed at several other distinguished celebrations during the administrations of Presidents Carter, Reagan, G.W.H. Bush, Clinton and G.W. Bush. He was soloist at the 13th and 14th European Parliament-hosted annual European Prayer Breakfast in Brussels, Belgium and at the wedding ceremony of Diana Ross in Switzerland. Twice a Grammy Award nominee, PhippsÂ booming bass voice has been heard on Saturday Night Live and Sunday Live, at Carnegie Hall and the Vatican, with Billy Graham Crusades, and during Oprah WinfreyÂs coverage of the 9-11 terrorist attacks. His interpretation of Amazing Grace was viewed by 16 million people, making him one of the most watched gospel music artists on YouTube. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $20 at the Genesis Center office, 218 E. 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B10 | HIGHLANDS NEWS-SUN | November 12, 2018 www.highlandsnewssun.com By NANCY DALEYOGA FOR LIFEYoga postures awaken Âdimensional awarenessÂŽ in the mind/body as demonstrated in the picture of YMCA Yoga practitioners holding ÂExtended Warrior Pose.ÂŽ This pose requires discipline and concentration to learn stability and balance. Yoga postures tap into a deeper level of consciousness to execute the postures, hold and relax into them with deep breaths, as the spine lengthens and becomes more Â”exible. As expressed in the smiles of these Yoga practitioners, they are challenged holding the posture correctly, demonstrating Âresolve.ÂŽ Yoga is a personal practice that explores our range of motion and increases blood Â”ow carrying oxygen to all the vital organs. ÂExtended Warrior PoseÂŽ emphasizes weight distribution on both sides of the body through the hips/legs while remaining stable, lengthening the arms to the sky and pressing Â“rmly down on the center of each foot. LetÂs practice Âextended warrior poseÂŽ beginning with awakening the body Before moving into any posture, we Âawaken the bodyÂŽ by standing for several minutes with eyes closed in Tadasana or Mountain pose. As we stand tall with straight spine, weight equally distributed in the hips/ legs, we quiet and calm the mind. In Tadasana, we deeply breath, inhaling/ exhaling through the nose. After a few minutes, we are ready to begin a Yoga sequence. Next, we raise both arms and stretch them into the sky. It is important when lengthening the spine upwards to tuck in the pelvis and straighten the pelvic curve in the lower back, releasing tension. Then, we bend forward with legs slightly bent to avoid strain in the back of the kneecaps; then just hang. Shake the head, inhale and round the back, then exhale and release lower to the ground. We slowly rise back to center, clasp the hands together in the back and again forward bend raising clasped hands as far as possible upward. At Â“rst, elbows may be bent and shoulders tight that may restrict the arms from raising straight back and up, but keep practicing. Extended warrior pose: Turn the body forward and extend the right leg to the right and bend the knee keeping the knee over the ankle. Lengthen the left leg as long as possible to the left with weight on the left side of the foot. Lift the arms up into a ÂVÂŽ and open them wide. Keep weight evenly distributed into both hips. Keep the spinal curve long by tucking in the pelvis, tightening the hips. Lengthen the core upwards as you balance and gain stability. Keep inhaling/exhaling deeply and hold the pose for two minute before repeating it on the other side. With practice, the posture will gradually improve and the spine will lengthen to release tension, stress and increase relaxation. After holding the pose and repeating again on each side, come back to center in Tadasana. 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By GILLIAN FLACCUS, PAUL ELIAS and ANDREW SELSKYASSOCIATED PRESSPARADISE, Calif. Â„ With hearses standing by, crews stepped up the search for bodies in the smoking ruins of Paradise Â„ and relatives desperately looked for more than 100 missing loved ones Â„ as wildÂ“ res raged Sunday on both ends of the state. The statewide death toll stood at 25 and appeared certain to rise. At least Â“ ve search teams were working in Paradise Â„ a town of 27,000 that was largely incinerated on Thursday Â„ and in surrounding Northern California communities. Authorities called in a mobile DNA lab and anthropologists to help identify victims of the most destructive wildÂ“ re in California history. By early afternoon, one of the two black hearses stationed in Paradise had picked up another set of remains. People looking for friends or relatives called evacuation centers, hospitals, police and the coronerÂs ofÂ“ ce. Sol Bechtold drove from shelter to shelter looking for his mother, Joanne Caddy, a 75-year-old widow whose house burned down along with the rest of her neighborhood in Magalia, just north of Paradise. She lived alone and did not drive. Bechtold posted a Â” yer on social media, pinned it to bulletin boards at shelters and showed her picture around to evacuees, asking if anyone recognized her. He ran across a few of CaddyÂs neighbors, but they hadnÂt seen her. As he drove through the smoke and haze to yet another shelter, he said, ÂIÂm also under a dark emotional cloud. Your motherÂs somewhere and you donÂt know where sheÂs at. You donÂt know if sheÂs safe.ÂŽ OfÂ“ cials and relatives held out hope that many of those unaccounted for were safe and simply had no cellphones or other ways to contact loved ones. The sheriffÂs ofÂ“ ce in the stricken northern county set up a missing-persons call center to help connect people. Gov. 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Page 2 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun | Monday, November 12, 2018By MARCO UGARTE and YESICA FISCHASSOCIATED PRESSQUERETARO, Mexico Â„ Local Mexican officials were once again Sunday helping thousands of Central American migrants find rides on the next leg of their journey toward the U.S. border. At a toll plaza to the west of the central Mexico city of Queretaro, where the group spent Saturday night, police helped find trucks to take migrants and prevented them from trying to stop drivers themselves. The government of Queretaro said via Twitter that 6,531 migrants had moved through the state between Friday and Saturday. It said that 5,771 of those were departing Sunday morning after staying in three shelters it had prepared, the largest of which was a soccer stadium in the state capital. Those numbers appeared even higher than counts made by officials when the group was in Mexico City for several days, raising the possibility that other migrants have caught up to the main caravan. The migrants began walking before dawn Sunday for Irapuato about 62 miles to the west after crossing into Guanajuato state, where local authorities also assisted them. A day earlier a similar scene played out as the caravan exited Mexico City. Dedicated metro trains moved migrants across the capital before dawn and at a toll plaza north of the city they formed orderly lines to wait for their turn to climb aboard passing 18-wheelers that were willing to help them cover the 124 miles to Queretaro. Emilson Manuel Figueroa managed a seat on the back of a flatbed truck packed with other migrants. ÂI think that in my country I will get old and will never have something to live on,ÂŽ said the 23-year-old cab driver from Honduras. The migrants appear to be on a path to Tijuana across the border from San Diego, which is still some 1,600 miles away. The caravan became a campaign issue in U.S. midterm elections and U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered the deployment of over 5,000 military troops to the border to fend off the migrants. Trump has also insinuated without proof that there are criminals or even terrorists in the group. Many migrants say they are fleeing rampant poverty, gang violence and political instability primarily in the Central American countries of Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua, and they have now been on the road for weeks. Mexico has offered refuge, asylum or work visas to the migrants, and its government said 2,697 temporary visas had been issued to individuals and families to cover them while they wait for the 45-day application process for a more permanent status. But most vowed to continue to the United States. Â(In the U.S.) we can earn more and give something to our family, but there (in Honduras) even when we want to give something to our children, we canÂt because the little we earn itÂs just for food, to pay the house and the light, nothing else,ÂŽ said Nubia Morazan, 28, of Honduras as she prepared to set out Sunday with her husband and two children.Migrant caravan heads to central Mexican city of Irapuato AP PHOTOCentral American migrants rest in a temporary shelter in Queretaro, Mexico, Saturday, Nov. 10. Thousands of Central American migrants were back on the move toward the U.S. border Saturday, after dedicated Mexico City metro trains whisked them to the outskirts of the capital and drivers began oering rides north. HEADLINE NEWS FROM AROUND THE STATEThere is a new king of stone crab eatingMARATHON (AP) Â„ A new stone crab eating champion has been crowned in the Florida Keys. Christian Gatti of Big Pine Key, Florida, used an ice cream scoop to crack and then consume 25 stone crab claws in 15 minutes and 57 seconds Saturday at the Keys Fisheries Stone Crab Eating Contest. He beat 24 rivals including twice-past champion Juan Mallen of Miami. Marathon, Florida, residents Greg DÂAgostino and Ryan Beckett claimed their fourth consecutive team championship with a record-breaking time of 6:21. The Keys are FloridaÂs top regional supplier of stone crab claws, contributing an estimated 40 percent of the stateÂs harvest. Stone crabs are considered a renewable resource because of their ability to re-grow harvested claws.Cop arrested after allegedly boarding flight drunkST. PETERSBURG (AP) Â„ An off-duty Florida police ofÂ“cer has been arrested after allegedly being forced off an airplane because he was drunk and battered an airline staffer. Pinellas County SheriffÂs ofÂ“cials say 51-year-old Derrick Gilbert smelled of alcohol and was yelling profanities at Allegiant Airline staff when deputies arrived at St. PeteClearwater International Airport Friday. Authorities said he initially refused to leave the plane after staff said they have a zero tolerance policy for intoxication. Airline staff said Gilbert was so drunk on the plane he couldnÂt Â“nd his seat, was slurring his speech and appeared confused. A witness said Gilbert pushed a female airline staffer and later angrily grabbed his 18-year-old son by the neck when the teen tried to calm Gilbert. Gilbert is an ofÂ“cer with Sarasota Police. He is charged with battering airline staff, domestic battery and trespassing.Fort Myers man wins Keys Bridge 10K runKEY LARGO (AP) Â„ A southwest Florida competitor has won the overall menÂs 10k title Saturday at the Key Largo Bridge Run/ Walk in the Florida Keys. Brian Edwards, 32, of Fort Myers, posted a time of 43 minutes and 58 seconds. Summerland Key, Florida, resident Rosanna Mullen, 33, won the womenÂs division in 47:43. Runner-up in the menÂs 10k division was Jose Martinez, 28, of Homestead, Florida, at 44:47, while Key LargoÂs Melissa OÂKeeffe, 43, placed second in womenÂs at 50:30. Colin Chivers, 14, of Davenport, Florida, posted a time of 21:01 for Â“rst place in the overall menÂs 5k division. MiamiÂs Carolina Jaramillo, 33, won womenÂs with a time of 22:34. Organizers said the event attracted 560 runners from 17 states. The 2019 event is set for Saturday, Nov. 9.Man attacked by alligator, hospitalizedDELRAY BEACH (AP) Â„ OfÂ“cials say a man was hospitalized after being attacked by a 9-foot, 8-inch alligator in Florida. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission told news outlets that the 30-year-old man was bitten on the leg Friday morning at Pero Family Farms near Delray Beach. OfÂ“cials say the manÂs injuries werenÂt life-threatening. The alligator was removed from the property. By WAI-BOR WONG and YANAN WANGASSOCIATED PRESSSHANGHAI Â„ Online shoppers in China have shattered last yearÂs record by making $30.8 billion in sales on the countryÂs annual buying frenzy Sunday, as the tradition marked its 10th year. The spending binge has for years eclipsed Cyber Monday in the U.S. for online purchases made on a single day. This yearÂs tally was 27 percent higher than a year ago. It breaks from gloomy forecasts about the worldÂs second-largest economy, which is struggling with a tariff war with the U.S., a stock market slump and slowing overall growth. Known as Singles Day, the clamor for deals and discounts was heralded with characteristic fanfare by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, which has turned an unofÂ“cial holiday for people without romantic partners into a yearly windfall for digital retailers. A massive screen at AlibabaÂs gala in Shanghai showed the surging sales numbers in real time. Just before 4 p.m. Sunday, the sales reached 168.2 billion yuan ($24.2 billion) Â„ surpassing the total purchases from last yearÂs Singles Day, according to Â“gures posted online by Alibaba Group. At the end of the 24-hour spree, Alibaba reported sales totaled up to 213.5 billion yuan ($30.8 billion). Alibaba Group CEO Daniel Zhang said the results reÂ”ected Âthe strength and rise of ChinaÂs consumption economy.ÂŽ Singles Day began as a spoof event celebrated by unattached Chinese university students in the 1990s. In Chinese, itÂs called ÂDouble 11,ÂŽ after the numbers in the month and date. The improvised holiday was co-opted by e-retailers in 2009 and transformed into ChinaÂs version of Cyber Monday, as the Monday after Thanksgiving is known. Nearly $6.6 billion in sales were made on Cyber Monday in 2017, up about 17 percent from the previous year, according to Adobe Analytics. Ren Xiaotong, a 27-year-old accountant in Beijing, said she suspected online stores jacked up their prices in the lead-up to Singles Day so they could declare that items were discounted. But in the end, her skepticism didnÂt stop her from partaking. ÂSingles Day is different now Â„ it has more tricks than before,ÂŽ Ren said. ÂYou only save a few dozens of yuan at the end. That being said, I still bought a pair of shoes, simply to celebrate the festival.ÂŽ The Twitter-like Weibo platform was blanketed with Singles Day-related posts on Sunday, from users proudly proclaiming that they had resisted the shopping urge this year to those who cheerfully listed an array of mundane purchases. Alibaba founder Jack Ma, who will step down as chairman in less than a year, attended the start of the gala in Shanghai and appeared in a video message in which he wrapped up live hair crabs, a popular online purchase. Singles Day Âis not a day of discounts, but rather a day of gratitude,ÂŽ Ma said in the video. ÂItÂs when retailers use the best products and best prices to show their gratitude to our consumers.ÂŽ Chinese e-commerce platforms have come under Â“re in the past for peddling low-quality and counterfeit items. Hong Tao, an economics professor at Beijing Technology and Business University, said Singles Day encourages shoppers to prioritize cheap prices over high quality, causing them to purchase items they donÂt need. ÂPeople are swept up in the festivities,ÂŽ Hong said in a phone interview. ÂThis burst of consumption, conÂ“ned to just one day, can be exhausting for both buyers and sellers.ÂŽ The occasion also has big environmental implications. While both Alibaba and competitor JD.com have pledged to use biodegradable packaging to cut down on waste, research conducted this month by Greenpeace East Asia said many plastics marked ÂbiodegradableÂŽ and used by Chinese e-retailers can break down only under high temperatures in facilities that are limited in number across the country. Greenpeace estimated that by 2020, ÂbiodegradableÂŽ packaging could produce roughly 721 truckloads of trash in China every day.ChinaÂs annual shopping frenzy shatters records again AP PHOTO Workers countdown to the start of AlibabaÂs 11.11 Global Shopping Festival held in Shanghai, China, Saturday, Nov. 10. STATE/ WORLD NEWS
The Sun | Monday, November 12, 2018 www.yoursun.com E/N/C Page 3By IVAN MORENOASSOCIATED PRESSMILWAUKEE Â„ Pabst Brewing Company and MillerCoors are going to trial, with hipster favorite Pabst contending that MillerCoors wants to put it out of business by ending a longstanding partnership through which it brews PabstÂs beers. The case has high stakes for Pabst, whose lawyers argue that the companyÂs very existence relies on the partnership with Chicago-based MillerCoors, which produces, packages and ships nearly all its products, which include Pabst Blue Ribbon, Old Milwaukee, Natty Boh and Lone Star. MillerCoors, meanwhile, says itÂs not obligated to continue brewing for Pabst and that Pabst doesnÂt want to pay enough to justify doing so. The trial in Milwaukee County Circuit Court begins Monday and is scheduled through Nov. 30. PabstÂs attorneys have said in court documents and hearings that MillerCoors LLC is lying about its brewing capacity to break away from Pabst and capture its share of the cheap beer market by disrupting PabstÂs ability to compete. At a March hearing in which MillerCoors tried to have the lawsuit dismissed, Pabst attorney Adam Paris said Âstunning documentsÂŽ obtained from MillerCoors show that it went as far as hiring a consultant to ÂÂ“gure out ways to get rid of us.ÂŽ MillerCoors has called that a mischaracterization of the consultantÂs work. The 1999 agreement between MillerCoors and Pabst, which was founded in Milwaukee in 1844 but is now headquartered in Los Angeles, expires in 2020 but provides for two possible Â“veyear extensions. The companies dispute how the extensions should be negotiated: MillerCoors argues that it has sole discretion to determine whether it can continue brewing for Pabst, whereas Pabst says the companies must work Âin good faithÂŽ to Â“nd a solution if Pabst wants to extend the agreement but MillerCoors lacks the capacity. Pabst needs 4 million to 4.5 million barrels brewed annually and claims MillerCoors is its only option. It is seeking more than $400 million in damages and for MillerCoors to be ordered to honor its contract. During 2015 negotiations about extending the contract, MillerCoors announced it would close its brewing facility in Eden, North Carolina, and that it eventually might have to shutter another facility in Irwindale, California. Pabst contends that MillerCoors refused to provide any information to substantiate its claim that it would no longer have the capacity to continue brewing PabstÂs beers, and that it wouldnÂt consider leasing the Eden facility and would only sell it for an ÂastronomicalÂŽ price. Pabst says MillerCoors wouldnÂt agree to an extension unless Pabst paid $45 per barrel Â„ Âa commercially devastating, near-triple price increaseÂŽ from what it pays now. At the March hearing, Paris said MillerCoors knew Pabst couldnÂt accept that proposal Âbecause it would have bankrupted us three times over.ÂŽ In court Â“lings, MillersCoors said PabstÂs proposals to keep the Eden facility open Âwere commercially unreasonableÂŽ and that Pabst sought Âa windfall through litigationÂŽ instead of offering to pay enough to keep a facility open. It also said the facilityÂs closing was Âto ensure the longer-term sustainabilityÂŽ of MillerCoors because thousands of new brewers have entered the market over the past decade. MillerCoors and Anheuser-Busch, which have the biggest U.S. market share at 24.8 percent and 41.6 percent, respectively, have been losing business to smaller independent brewers, imports, and wine and spirits in recent years, according to the Brewers Association. ÂThe beer market has shifted and beer lovers are increasingly demanding more variety, fuller-Â”avor, and local products from small and independent producers,ÂŽ said Bart Watson, the Brewers AssociationÂs chief economist. Overall U.S. beer sales have declined, with shipments down from 213.1 million barrels in 2008 to 204.2 million in 2017, according to the Brewers Association. Pabst depends on MillerCoors because the only other U.S. brewer with capacity to make its products is AnheuserBusch, which doesnÂt do contract brewing, Paris said. ÂIt really is an existential issue for Pabst because it has no real alternatives,ÂŽ Paris said at the March hearing. Paris said the report from the consultant MillerCoors hired in 2013 proves the company never intended to act in good faith. PabstÂs attorneys say the report had sections focused on how to Âeliminate Pabst altogetherÂŽ and noted that MillerCoors would need to close two breweries Âto be sure they donÂt have excess capacity for contract manufacturing.ÂŽ MillerCoorsÂ attorney, Eric Van Vugt, said in court that the company didnÂt rely on the consultantÂs report when it decided to close Eden or when it has contemplated closing the Irwindale brewery. ÂIf we keep Irwindale open, yes, we can supply their beer,ÂŽ Van Vugt said. ÂNo one disputes that. ThatÂs the only factor that we need to look at.ÂŽPabst says MillerCoors is trying to put it out of business AP PHOTO Cases of Pabst Blue Ribbon and Coors Light are stacked next to each other in a Milwaukee liquor store. Pabst Brewing Company and MillerCoors are heading to trial starting Monday, Nov. 12, to settle a contract dispute in which Pabst accuses the brewing giant of trying to undermine its competitor by breaking a contract to make their products. By PATRICK WHITTLEASSOCIATED PRESSPORTLAND, Maine Â„ Valuable species of shellÂ“sh have become harder to Â“nd on the East Coast because of degraded habitat caused by a warming environment, according to a pair of scientists that sought to Â“nd out whether environmental factors or overÂ“shing was the source of the decline. The scientists reached the conclusion in studying the decline in the harvest of four commercially important species of shellÂ“sh in coastal areas from Maine to North Carolina Â„ eastern oysters, northern quahogs, softshell clams and northern bay scallops. They reported that their Â“ndings came down squarely on the side of a warming ocean environment and a changing climate, and not excessive harvest by Â“shermen. One of the ways warming has negatively impacted shellÂ“sh is by making them more susceptible to predators, said the lead author of the study, Clyde MacKenzie, a shellÂ“sh researcher for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration who is based in Sandy Hook, New Jersey. ÂTheir predation rate is faster in the warmer waters. They begin to prey earlier, and they prey longer into the fall,ÂŽ MacKenzie said. ÂThese stocks have gone down.ÂŽ MacKenzieÂs Â“ndings, the product of a collaboration with Mitchell Tarnowski, a shellÂ“sh biologist with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, appeared recently in the journal Marine Fisheries Review. The Â“ndings have implications for consumers of shellÂ“sh, because a declining domestic harvest means the prices of shellÂ“sh such as oysters and clams could rise, or the U.S. could become more dependent on foreign sources. The scientists observed that the harvest of eastern oysters from Connecticut to Virginia fell from around 600,000 bushels in 1960 to less than 100,000 in 2005. The harvest of the four species declined from 1980 to 2010 after enjoying years of stability from 1950 to 1980, they found. The scientists reported that a positive shift in the North Atlantic Oscillation led to the degradation of shellÂ“sh habitat. The oscillation is an irregular Â”uctuation of atmospheric pressure that impacts weather and climate, which in turn affects things like reproduction and food availability for shellÂ“sh. The study mirrors what Maine clam harvesters are seeing on the stateÂs tidal Â”ats, said Chad CofÂ“n, a clammer and the president of the Maine Clammers Association. MaineÂs harvest of softshell clams Â„ the clams used to make fried clams and clam chowder Â„ dwindled to its lowest point since 1930 last year. It will take adopting new strategies, such as shellÂ“sh farming, for the Â“sheries to survive, CofÂ“n said. ÂClammers arenÂt the reason thereÂs no clams,ÂŽ he said. ÂWe need to adapt, we need to focus our efforts on adapting to the environment we have.ÂŽ Some near-shore shellÂ“sh harvests in the U.S. remain consistently productive, such as the Maine sea scallop Â“shery, which takes place in bays and coastal areas in the winter. The stateÂs scallop Â“shery bottomed out at about 33,000 pounds in 2005, but has climbed in recent years, and its 2017 total of almost 800,000 pounds was the most since 1997. Many in Maine attribute the health of the Â“shery to conservative management, said Alex Todd, a scallop Â“sherman who also works the waters off Massachusetts. ÂUp and down the coast, there have been good years recently compared to 10 or 15 years ago,ÂŽ he said. But the scientistsÂ Â“ndings track with others who have studied the impact of warming waters on shellÂ“sh, such as Brian Beal, a professor of marine ecology at the University of Maine at Machias. Beal, who was not involved in the study, has said rising seawater temperature could spell Âdoom and gloom for the clamming industry and probably for other industries as well.ÂŽ ThatÂs especially true of valuable species that are important food items, like clams and mussels, he said. ÂNone of this can be attributed to overÂ“shing, a term that is used willy-nilly and applied erroneously to these declines in commercially important shellÂ“sh,ÂŽ Beal said.Warming hurting shellfish, aiding predators, ruining habitat AP PHOTO A friendÂs basket of clams sit in the water as Mike Suprin, of Rollinsford, New Hampshire, calls it a day after lling his basket with softshell clams at Cape Porpoise in Kennebunkport, Maine. A study by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration scientists released in 2018 concluded that valuable species of shellsh, including softshell clams, have become harder to nd on the East Coast because of degraded habitats caused by a warming environment. By DAVID BOROFFNEW YORK DAILY NEWSFormer journalist Sam Donaldson says he has been asked to prepare an afÂ“davit to support CNNÂs case after the Trump White House banned reporter Jim Acosta earlier this week. Acosta was sanctioned Wednesday after a testy exchange with President Donald Trump during a lengthy news conference. The White House punished Acosta for Âplacing his hands on a young womanÂŽ after he declined to give up the microphone, but witnesses and video of the incident do not appear to support such a claim. Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said she was suspending AcostaÂs hard pass, which allowed him to enter the White House without supervision. First Amendment legal expert Floyd Abrams told CNNÂs Brian Stelter on Sunday that he believes the cable network should sue, and that ÂitÂs a really strong lawsuit.ÂŽ ÂI can understand CNN being reluctant to sue because the president keeps saying CNN is the enemy of me, and CNN might have reluctance to have a lawsuit titled ÂCNN vs. Donald Trump,ÂÂŽ Abrams told StelterÂs ÂReliable SourcesÂŽ show. ÂThat said, yes, I think they should sue.ÂŽ CNN said in a statement that Âno decisions have been madeÂŽ on a lawsuit. ÂWe have reached out to the White House and gotten no response,ÂŽ a CNN spokesperson said. However, the longtime ABC reporter Donaldson told Stelter that he has been asked to give an afÂ“davit in connection with the incident, which he called Âdangerous for the press as a whole.ÂŽ ÂThis is going to happen again,ÂŽ Abrams told Stelter. ÂItÂs likely to happen again. So whether itÂs CNN suing or the next company suing, someone is going to have to bring a lawsuit. And whoever does is going to win unless thereÂs some sort of reason.ÂŽ The White House was accused of posting a doctored tape of the incident, but Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway said Sunday that the recording was Âsped up,ÂŽ not Âaltered.ÂŽ ÂThey do it all the time in sports to see if thereÂs actually a Â“rst down or touchdown,ÂŽ she told Chris Wallace on ÂFox News Sunday.ÂŽ ÂSo, IÂm going to have to disagree with, I think, the overwrought description of this video being doctored as if we put somebody elseÂs arm in there.ÂŽ She denied the allegation that AcostaÂs credential was pulled because he did unÂ”attering stories about the White House. ÂChris, if what you just described were the standard, we would have cleaned out the entire building two years ago,ÂŽ she said.Sam Donaldson asked to prepare affidavit in CNNÂs case over Jim Acosta banNATIONAL NEWS
Page 4 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun | Monday, November 12, 2018ALMANACToday is Monday, Nov. 12, the 316th day of 2018. There are 49 days left in the year.Today in historyOn Nov. 12, 1927, Josef Stalin became the undisputed ruler of the Soviet Union as Leon Trotsky was expelled from the Communist Party.On this dateIn 1866 Chinese revolutionary Sun Yat-sen, the first provisional president of the Republic of China, was born. In 1920 baseball got its first ÂczarÂŽ as Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis was elected commissioner of the American and National Leagues. In 1936 the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge opened as President Franklin D. Roosevelt pressed a telegraph key in Washington, D.C., giving the green light to traffic. In 1942 the World War II naval Battle of Guadalcanal began. (The Allies ended up winning a major victory over Japanese forces.) In 1948 former Japanese premier Hideki Tojo and several other World War II Japanese leaders were sentenced to death by a war crimes tribunal. In 1970 the Bhola cyclone struck East Pakistan; itÂs believed half a million people, possibly more, were killed. In 1977 the city of New Orleans elected its first black mayor, Ernest ÂDutchÂŽ Morial, the winner of a runoff. In 1984 space shuttle astronauts Dale Gardner and Joe Allen snared a wandering satellite in historyÂs first space salvage; the Palapa B2 satellite was secured in DiscoveryÂs cargo bay for return to Earth. In 1987 the American Medical Association issued a policy statement saying it was unethical for a doctor to refuse to treat someone solely because that person had AIDS or was HIV-positive. In 1996 a Saudi Boeing 747 jetliner collided shortly after takeoff from New Delhi, India, with a Kazak Ilyushin-76 cargo plane, killing 349 people. In 1998 Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley filed a $433 million-dollar lawsuit against the firearms industry, declaring that it had created a public nuisance by flooding the streets with weapons deliberately marketed to criminals. (A judge dismissed the lawsuit in 2000; an appeals court ruled in 2002 that the city of Chicago could proceed; but the Illinois Supreme Court dismissed the lawsuit in 2004.) In 2001 American Airlines Flight 587, an Airbus A300 headed to the Dominican Republic, crashed after takeoff from New YorkÂs John F. Kennedy International Airport, killing all 260 people on board and five people on the ground.TodayÂs birthdays Singer Brian Hyland is 75. Actor-playwright Wallace Shawn is 75. Rock musician Booker T. Jones (Booker T. & the MGs) is 74. Sportscaster Al Michaels is 74. Singer-songwriter Neil Young is 73. Rock musician Donald ÂBuck DharmaÂŽ Roeser (Blue Oyster Cult) is 71. Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., is 69. Country/gospel singer Barbara Fairchild is 68. Actress Megan Mullally is 60. Actor Vincent Irizarry is 59. Olympic gold medal gymnast Nadia Comaneci is 57. Actor Sam Lloyd is 55. Rock musician David Ellefson is 54. Retired MLB All-Star Sammy Sosa is 50. Figure skater Tonya Harding is 48. Actress Rebecca Wisocky is 47. Actress Radha Mitchell is 45. Actress Lourdes Benedicto is 44. Actress Tamala Jones is 44. Actress Angela Watson is 44. Singer Tevin Campbell is 42. Actress Ashley Williams is 40. Actress Cote de Pablo is 39. Actor Ryan Gosling is 38. Contemporary Christian musician Chris Huffman is 38. Actress Anne Hathaway is 36. Pop singer Omarion is 34. Folk-rock musician Griffin Goldsmith (Dawes) is 28. Actress Macey Cruthird is 26.Bible verseÂAnd the disciples were filled with joy, and with the Holy Ghost.ÂŽ Â„ Acts 13:52. When a man becomes full of self he gets what self can give Â„ sin. When a man is full of the Holy Spirit he gets joy. The choice is ours. weekendÂs centerpiece event: A gathering of dozens of leaders at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the base of the Arc de Triomphe to mark the passage of a century since the guns fell silent in a global war that killed millions. Bells tolled across EuropeÂs Western Front and Â“ghter jets passed overhead to mark the exact moment the devastating war came to a close. With Trump and other leaders looking on, Macron took on the rising tide of populism in the United States and Europe and urged leaders not to turn their backs by turning inward. ÂPatriotism is the exact opposite of nationalism: Nationalism is a betrayal of patriotism,ÂŽ Macron said, adding that, when nations put their interests Â“rst and decide Âwho cares about the othersÂŽ they Âerase the most precious thing a nation can have... Its moral values.ÂŽ After Trump was gone, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who recently announced that she will not be seeking re-election, made an impassioned plea for global cooperation at the peace forum, saying World War I had Âmade clear what disastrous consequences a lack of compromise in politics and diplomacy can have.ÂŽ Trump, who has made clear that he has limited patience for broad, multilateral agreements, sat mostly stone-faced as he listened to Macron, who sees himself as EuropeÂs foil to the rising nationalist sentiment, which has taken hold in Hungary and Poland among other countries. Trump did engage with his fellow leaders, attending a group welcome dinner hosted by Macron at the Muse dÂOrsay on Saturday night and a lunch on Sunday. He also spent time with Macron on Saturday, when the two stressed their shared desire for more burden-sharing during a quick availability with reporters. But Trump was terse during some of his private conversations with world leaders, according to people with direct knowledge of his visit. One of the people described the president as Âgrumpy.ÂŽ They spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss private conversations. The symbolism during TrumpÂs visit couldnÂt have been more stark. Trump was missing from one of the weekendÂs most powerful images: A line of world leaders, walking shoulder to-shoulder in a somber, rain-soaked procession as the bells marking the exact moment that Â“ghting ended Â„ 11 a.m. on Nov. 11, 1918 Â„ Â“nished tolling. The president and Â“rst lady Melania Trump had traveled to the commemoration separately Â„ White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders cited security protocols Â„ from the other dignitaries, who had traveled together by bus from the lyse Palace. As TrumpÂs motorcade was making its solo trip down the grand Champslyses, which was closed to trafÂ“c, at least one topless woman breached tight security, running into the street and shouting Âfake peace makerÂŽ as the cars passed. She had slogans, including the words ÂFakeÂŽ and ÂPeace,ÂŽ written on her chest. Police tackled the woman and the motorcade continued uninterrupted. The feminist activist group Femen later claimed responsibility. Also traveling on his own was Russian President Vladimir Putin, who shook TrumpÂs hand, Â”ashed him a thumbs-up sign and patted TrumpÂs arm as he arrived. Trump responded with a wide smile. National Security Adviser John Bolton had said at one point that Putin and Trump would meet in Paris, but they will instead hold a formal sit-down later this month at a world leadersÂ summit in Buenos Aires. A Kremlin ofÂ“cial said later that U.S. and Russian ofÂ“cials decided to drop plans for the Paris meeting after French ofÂ“cials objected. Trump, who ran on an ÂAmerica FirstÂŽ platform, has jarred European allies with his actions. He has slapped tariffs on the European Union, pulled the U.S. out of the landmark Paris Climate Accord and the Iran nuclear deal and suggested he might be willing to pull the U.S. out of NATO if member counties donÂt signiÂ“cantly boost their defense spending. TrumpÂs eagerness to get along with the Russian leader Â„ in spite of RussiaÂs meddling in the 2016 election and numerous other aggressive moves in recent years Â„ has alarmed those who view Russia as a growing threat. Trump has also repeatedly branded himself a Ânationalist,ÂŽ despite criticism from some that the term has negative connotations. At a news conference last week, Trump defended his use of the phrase. ÂYou know what the word is? I love our country,ÂŽ he said, adding: ÂYou have nationalists. You have globalists. I also love the world and I donÂt mind helping the world, but we have to straighten out our country Â“rst. We have a lot of problems.ÂŽ But Trump did not broach the divide as he paid tribute Sunday to U.S. and allied soldiers killed in World War I during Âa horrible, horrible warÂŽ that marked AmericaÂs emergence as a world power. ÂWe are gathered together at this hallowed resting place to pay tribute to the brave Americans who gave their last breath in that mighty struggle,ÂŽ Trump said at the Suresnes American Cemetery and Memorial in the suburbs of Paris, where more than 1,500 Americans who died in the war are buried. ÂIt is our duty to preserve the civilization they defended and to protect the peace they so nobly gave their lives to secure one century ago,ÂŽ he said after spending a moment, standing alone amid the cemeteryÂs white crosses, holding a black umbrella. The Veterans Day speech came a day after Trump was criticized for failing to visit a different American cemetery about 60 miles outside of Paris on Saturday because rain grounded the helicopter he had planned to take. A handful of senior administration ofÂ“cials, including White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, went in the presidentÂs place, while Trump remained behind at the ambassadorÂs residence with no alternate schedule for hours. Trump delivered the speech as other leaders were gathered for the inaugural Paris Peace Forum, which aims to revive collective governance and international cooperation to tackle global challenges. Afterward he headed back to Washington.TRUMPFROM PAGE 1 Netanyahu had defended his decision to allow the transfer of the Qatari money, rejecting criticism that the move had strengthened the Islamic militant group. Netanyahu told reporters that it was Âthe right stepÂŽ at the moment and that he was committed to restoring quiet along the Israel-Gaza frontier and preventing a humanitarian crisis in the coastal Palestinian territory. ÂEvery action, without exception, has a price,ÂŽ he said. ÂIf you canÂt handle the price you cannot lead. And I can handle the price.ÂŽ Israeli critics, including members of NetanyahuÂs hardline coalition, accused him of capitulating to violence and of granting relief to the embattled Hamas group. The internationally backed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, whose forces lost control of Gaza to Hamas in 2007, angrily accused the U.S. and Israel of being involved in a ÂconspiracyÂŽ to permanently sever Gaza from the West Bank. He promised to take unspeciÂ“ed measures against his Hamas rivals in the coming days. Hamas leaders in Gaza have described the arrival of the $15 million, delivered last week in three suitcases by a Qatari diplomat, as their Â“rst major gain of more than seven months of weekly protests along the perimeter fence. Hamas has been leading the protests since March 30 in a bid to ease a crippling IsraeliEgyptian blockade that was imposed in 2007 in order to weaken the militant group. The blockade has led to over 50 percent unemployment and chronic power outages, and prevents most Gazans from being able to leave the tiny territory. Israel says it is defending its border against militant inÂ“ltrations, but its army has come under international criticism because of the large number of unarmed protesters who have been shot. With Hamas threatening to intensify the protests and international ofÂ“cials warning of a looming humanitarian crisis, Netanyahu on Thursday allowed the cash into Gaza. It is the Â“rst installment of $90 million that Qatar has pledged to cover the salaries of thousands of unpaid Hamas employees for six months. Israeli opposition Â“gures lambasted Netanyahu for appearing to cave in to violence. Army Radio played decade-old sound clips of Netanyahu, from when he was the opposition leader, threatening tough action against Hamas and criticizing his predecessor for being too soft. Even his erstwhile allies attacked him for indirectly doing business with a militant group that has fought three wars against Israel and is sworn to IsraelÂs destruction. ÂEveryone knows where that money is going to go ultimately,ÂŽ said NetanyahuÂs agriculture minister, Uri Ariel. But in comments to reporters before traveling to Paris, Netanyahu said it was a Âquestion of alternatives.ÂŽ He said the step was coordinated with security ofÂ“cials to restore quiet for Israeli citizens living near the Gaza border and to avert a humanitarian crisis. Later, at a press conference in Paris, when asked about his longer-term vision for Gaza, Netanyahu said there could be no political resolution as long as Hamas is in power.GAZAFROM PAGE 1from the Trump administration. President Donald Trump has blamed ÂpoorÂŽ forest management for the Â“res. Brown told a press brieÂ“ng that federal and state governments must do more forest management but said thatÂs not the source of the problem. ÂManaging all the forests in everywhere we can does not stop climate change,ÂŽ Brown said. ÂAnd those who deny that are deÂ“nitely contributing to the tragedies that weÂre now witnessing, and will continue to witness in the coming years.ÂŽ More than 8,000 Â“reÂ“ghters in all battled three large wildÂ“res burning across nearly 400 square miles in Northern and Southern California, with out-ofstate crews continuing to arrive and gusty, blowtorch winds starting up again. The worst of the blazes was in Northern California, where the number of people killed in that Â“re alone, at least 23, made it the third-deadliest on record in the state. Two people were also found dead in a wildÂ“re in Southern California, where Â”ames tore through Malibu mansions and working-class Los Angeles suburbs alike. The two severely burned bodies were discovered in a driveway in celebrity-studded Malibu, where residents forced from their homes included Lady Gaga, Kim Kardashian West and Martin Sheen. Actor Gerard Butler said on Instagram that his Malibu home was Âhalf-gone,ÂŽ and a publicist for Camille Grammer Meyer said the ÂReal Housewives of Beverly HillsÂŽ star lost her home in the seaside enclave. Flames also besieged Thousand Oaks, the Southern California city in mourning over the massacre of 12 people in a shooting rampage at a country music bar Wednesday night. In Northern California, Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea said the county consulted anthropologists from California State University at Chico because, in some cases, investigators have been able to recover only bones and bone fragments. The devastation was so complete in some neighborhoods that ÂitÂs very difÂ“cult to determine whether or not there may be human remains there,ÂŽ Honea said. Authorities were also bringing in a DNA lab and encouraged people with missing relatives to submit samples to aid in identifying the dead after the blaze destroyed more than 6,700 buildings, nearly all of them homes. FireÂ“ghters gained modest ground overnight against the blaze, which grew slightly to 170 square miles from the day before but was 25 percent contained, up from 20 percent, according to the state Â“re agency, Cal Fire. But Cal Fire spokesman Bill Murphy warned that gusty winds predicted into Monday morning could spark Âexplosive Â“re behavior.ÂŽ About 300,000 people statewide were under evacuation orders, most of them in Southern California. Fire ofÂ“cials said Sunday morning that the larger of that regionÂs two Â“res, the one that hit Malibu, grew to 130 square miles and was 10 percent contained. But the strong, dry Santa Ana winds that blow from the interior toward the coast returned after a one-day lull, fanning the Â”ames. The count of lost structures in both Southern California Â“res climbed to nearly 180, authorities said. The large mobile home community of Seminole Springs, in the rugged Santa Monica Mountains north of Malibu, appeared devastated. BrownÂs request for a major-disaster declaration from Trump would make victims eligible for crisis counseling, housing and unemployment help, and legal aid. Drought, warmer weather attributed to climate change, and the building of homes deeper into forests have led to longer and more destructive wildÂ“re seasons in California. While California ofÂ“cially emerged from a 5-year drought last year, much of the northern two-thirds of the state is abnormally dry. ÂThings are not the way they were 10 years ago. ... The rate of spread is exponentially more than it used to be,ÂŽ said Ventura County Fire Chief Mark Lorenzen, urging residents to evacuate rather than stay behind to try to defend their homes.FIREFROM PAGE 1 AP PHOTOAnthropology students observe as human remains are r ecovered from a burned-out home at the Camp Fire, Sunday, in Paradise, Calif. FROM PAGE ONE
The Sun | Monday, November 12, 2018 www.yoursun.com E/N/C Page 5 MARMADUKE By Brad Anderson Cryptoquip 2011 by King Features Syndicate Challenger SaturdayÂs Challenger Answers DEAR DR. ROACH: I recently had surgery, and my blood pressure was monitored with a catheter. The readings were higher by 30 to 40 points compared with cu measurements taken at the same time. They were having a hard time getting the catheter readings down to 170. I am wondering which readings are to be used under blood pressure guidelines. Â„ R.R. ANSWER: A catheter (that's j ust a name for a tube inserted in the body) measures blood pressure directly. When people are in the operating room or in the intensive care unit, a catheter often is placed in the artery to give instant, direct measurements of the blood pressure. Several studies have shown that these are more accurate than noninvasive blood pressure measurements, especially in people with very low blood pressure. Cu measurements can be higher than catheter measurements in people who have sti blood vessels with calcium in them. These do not compress properly under the pressure of a cu, so blood will still go through even with immensely high cu pressures. In those people, only a catheter is accurate. Unfortunately, even arterial catheters sometimes can be inaccurate. Bubbles in the system, blood clotting and kinks in the catheter all can lead to abnormal results. However, a dierence of 30 to 40 points higher on a catheter than a cu is beyond my experience. I suspect a technical error, either in the measurement via arterial catheter or (more likely) via the cu. Errors in measuring the blood pressure by cu can come from several mistakes. The size of the cu needs to be appropriate for the arm: Both too small and too large cus will be inaccurate. The cu should be at the level of the heart, and the arm relaxed. The cu must be deated at a precise rate, often slower than I see done. Still, an error of 30 to 40 points is surprisingly large. Blood pressure guidelines are based entirely on cu measurements, but there usually is not a big dierence between them and arterial catheter readings. DEAR DR. ROACH: I was diagnosed with osteoma cutis. Any information on this condition would be appreciated. I have been told it is bone fragments that grow beneath the skin. It is my face that is aected. Â„ R.I. ANSWER: Osteoma cutis is a rare condition (I've never seen a case) where pieces of bone form in the skin. They can be minute to moderately sized, and the condition often is seen in combination with a hereditary syndrome, such as Albright's hereditary osteodystrophy or Gardner syndrome (with colon polyps). The face seems to be a common site of involvement, possibly in association with acne, sunburn or a cosmetic procedure like dermabrasion. It is surprising to me that the fragments under the skin are indeed bone, conrmed by microscopic evaluation, rather than calcications, which happen in many other conditions. Fortunately, abnormal bone growth leading to bone cancer has not been reported with this condition. Osteoma cutis usually is treated surgically to make the diagnosis (although the diagnosis also can be made by X-ray) or for painful lesions. Successful treatment with laser also has been reported.DEAR ABBY: I had bariatric surgery (gastric sleeve) ve months ago. I left my previous job because the way I was treated by my employer and co-workers changed drastically after my procedure. I am starting a new job soon and do not want to tell my new employer or coworkers that I have had this operation. People always treat you dierently once they know. I don't know anyone at the new job, and I prefer to keep this part of my life private. My boyfriend thinks I should tell at least HR, in case any medical issues arise while at work because then they would be able to inform medical personnel. I don't think they need to know. What do you think, Abby? Â„ Treated Dierently DEAR TREATED DIFFERENTLY: Your medical history is your own business. After ve months you should have healed from your surgery. I'm not sure what kind of complications your boyfriend is worried about, but if you experience any, the time to report it to HR will be when they occur. DEAR ABBY: Our 9-year-old son makes perfect grades in school. His friends all have cellphones, and I believe he should get one also. My husband disagrees and thinks he should be a teenager rst and learn more responsibility. With times changing so quickly and kids getting phones at 6 and 7 years old, am I wrong or is my husband old-fashioned in his approach? Â„ OldFashioned In The South DEAR OLDFASHIONED: Parents teach their children to be responsible by placing some responsibility on their shoulders. In the current landscape, it's a good idea for a child to have the ability to communicate with a parent in case of an emergency. You and your husband could give your son a ip phone so he can do that if necessary. Dear Readers: Today's SOUND OFF is about Social Security. Â„ Heloise "Dear Heloise: Recently, on the news, I heard a politician refer to Social Security as an 'entitlement program.' I nd this annoying because it sounds as if the government is being 'generous' in giving back the money I and others worked so hard for to ensure we had retirement income. Now, there's talk of reducing Social Security and even Medicare, which doesn't cover enough as it is right now. "For many Americans, Social Security does not keep up with the rising cost of food, utilities, medical care and housing, but at least it's better than nothing. However, 'nothing' is what I worry the government wants to give retired Americans. "Perhaps that's why so many people are working well beyond retirement age." Â„ Don K., Crown Point, Ind.Arterial blood pressure readings should be close to cu New employee strives to keep gastric surgery secret Reducing Social SecurityHints from Heloise Dr. Roach Dear Abby
Page 6 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun | Monday, November 12, 2018 ARIES (March 21-April 19). Somewhere along this timeline, youÂre going to decide to stop forcing yourself to do other peopleÂs version of fun and stick to the version thatÂs all your own. Why not now? TAURUS (April 20-May 20). When hearts break, they donÂt heal all at once. In William ShakespeareÂs ÂOthello,ÂŽ Iago says, ÂHow poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?ÂŽ You may still feel it. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Your life ows best when you recognize what you need and you give yourself those essentials plus a pinch more for luck. But no more than a pinch! Because going too far past the essentials would set you back or get you stuck. CANCER (June 22-July 22). Setting yourself up to succeed will involve recognizing what and how much you can do and seeking help for the tasks that are likely to go beyond those limits. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). YouÂll step into a teaching position today. The education will go beyond you when you choose your pupils well. Who is likely to pay it forward? Who with ties to the group needs the information most? VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). The one you think of as a hero didnÂt aim for the role but landed there quite by accident. Having much preferred an easier, more ordinary route, this person found that life had other plans. You, too, will rise to the occasion when the time comes. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Physical, mental and emotional self-care is rooted in many practices (e.g., eating your vegetables, exercising, facing your fears) that unfortunately donÂt seem like fun at the outset but are nurturing of your best self. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). When the situation calls for small talk, thereÂs no getting out of it, so you might as well use it for the opportunity it is. All conversation is a kind of brochure that shows people who you are and what you can do. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Part of doing the right thing is doing it at the right time. Arguably, part of what makes it the right thing is that itÂs right in a certain moment. If you took the action too far out of context, it would no longer hold such virtue. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Ever heard of Âcompassion fatigueÂŽ? ItÂs the sort of burnout that comes to those who care for and help everyone but themselves, to the extent that they become undernourished at all levels. DonÂt let it happen. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). If you are to devote yourself entirely to your challenge, youÂll need to put on blinders of a sort, to keep yourself from looking back or sideways. There is only one goal, and it is ahead. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Even in the closest of families, things get tricky around money. ItÂs best avoided today. This Greek proverb will steer you well: ÂEat and drink with your relatives; do business with strangers.ÂŽ TODAYÂS BIRTHDAY (Nov. 12). Welcome to your year of exceptional timing. In love, games and social fun, your impulse will auspiciously align with opportunity. More highlights this solar return: YouÂll accomplish something you didnÂt think you could. An event will go down in your personal history. And there will be a windfall to help you meet a goal. Pisces and Virgo adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 9, 40, 21, 10 and 30. HOROSCOPE BLONDIE By Dean Young and John Marshall BORN LOSER By Art and Chip Sansom BABY BLUES By Rick Kirkman and Jerry Scott MUTTS By Patrick McDonnell DOONSBURY By Garry Trudeau
The Sun | Monday, November 12, 2018 www.yoursun.com E/N/C Page 7 PEANUTS By Charles Schulz CRANKSHAFT By Tom Batiuk & Chuck Ayers SHOE By Gary Brookins & Susie MacNelly ZITS By Jerry Scott & Jim Borgman GARFIELD By Jim Davis DILBERT By Scott Adams REX MORGAN By Terry Beatty MARY WORTH By Karen Moy and June Brigman NON SEQUITUR By Wiley FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE By Lynn Johnston BEETLE BAILEY By Mort Walker HI AND LOIS By Brian and Greg Walker HAGAR THE HORRIBLE By Chris Browne THE WIZARD OF ID By Brant Parker and Johnny Hart B.C. By Mastroianni & Hart MOTHER GOOSE AND GRIMM By Mike Peters PICKLES By Brian Crane MALLARD FILLMORE By Bruce Tinsley
Page 8 E/N/C www.yoursun.com The Sun | Monday, November 12, 2018 ENTERTAINMENT NEWS Best-selling Books Week Ending 11/4/18HARDCOVER FICTION1. ÂThe ReckoningÂŽ by John Grisham (Doubleday) 2. ÂElevationÂŽ by Stephen King (Scribner) 3. ÂDark Sacred NightsÂŽ by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown) 4. ÂEvery BreathÂŽ by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central Publishing) 5. ÂThe Next Person You Meet in HeavenÂŽ by Mitch Albom (Harper) 6. ÂAmbushÂŽ by Patterson/Born (Little, Brown) 7. ÂHoly GhostÂŽ by John Sanford (G.P. PutnamÂs Sons) 8. ÂUnshelteredÂŽ by Barbara Kingsolver (Harper) 9. ÂA Spark of LightÂŽ by Jodi Picoult (Ballantine) 10. ÂAlaskan HolidayÂŽ by Debbie Macomber (Ballantine) 11. ÂWhere the Crawdads SingÂŽ by Della Owens (G.P. PutnamÂs Sons) 12. ÂVince Flynn: Red WarÂŽ by Kyle Mills (Atria) 13. ÂWinter in ParadiseÂŽ by Elin Hilderbrand (Little, Brown) 14. ÂThe Witch ElmÂŽ by Tana French (Viking) 15. ÂThe Books of EarthseaÂŽ by LeGuin/ Vess (Saga)HARDCOVER NONFICTION1. ÂMedical Medium Liver RescueÂŽ by Anthony William (Hay House) 2. ÂGirl, Wash Your FaceÂŽ by Rachel Hollis (Thomas Nelson) 3. ÂCook Like a ProÂŽ by Ina Garten (Clarkson Potter) 4. ÂBeastie Boys BookÂŽ by Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz (Spiegel & Grau) 5. ÂKilling the SSÂŽ by OÂReilly/Dugard (Henry Holt & Co.) 6. ÂHindsightÂŽ by Justin Timberlake (Harper Design) 7. ÂShip of FoolsÂŽ by Tucker Carlson (Free Press) 8. ÂDare to LeadÂŽ by Brene Brown (Random House) 9. ÂThe Mamba MentalityÂŽ by Kobe Bryant (MCD) 10. ÂMagnolia TableÂŽ by Joanna Gaines (William Morrow) 11. ÂRed Dead Redemption 2ÂŽ (Piggyback) 12. ÂFearÂŽ by Bob Woodward (Simon & Schuster) 13. ÂGmorning, Gnight!ÂŽ by Miranda/Sun (Random House) 14. ÂI Might Regret ThisÂŽ by Abbi Jacobson (Grand Central Publishing) 15. ÂWhiskey in a TeacupÂŽ by Reese Witherspoon (Touchstone)MASS MARKET PAPERBACKS1. ÂWyoming LegendÂŽ by Diana Palmer (Harlequin HQN) 2. ÂThe Gift of ChristmasÂŽ by Debbie Macomber (Mira) 3. ÂA High Sierra ChristmasÂŽ by Johnstone/Johnstone (Pinnacle) 4. ÂTyphoon FuryÂŽ by Cussler/Morrison (G.P. PutnamÂs Sons) 5. ÂInstinctÂŽ by Patterson/Roughan (Vision) 6. ÂFirst SnowÂŽ by Nora Roberts (Silhouette) 7. ÂFall from GraceÂŽ by Danielle Steel (Dell) 8. ÂEvery Breath You TakeÂŽ by Mary Higgins Clark (Pocket) 9. ÂA Season to CelebrateÂŽ by Fern Michaels (Zebra) 10. ÂHardcore Twenty-FourÂŽ by Janet Evanovich (G.P. PutnamÂs Sons) 11. ÂBehind the IronÂŽ by Johnstone/Johnstone (Pinnacle) 12. ÂMerry and BrightÂŽ by Debbie Macomber (Balantine) 13. ÂLook for MeÂŽ by Lisa Gardner (Dutton) 14. ÂAll I want for ChristmasÂŽ by Robyn Carr (Mira) 15. ÂTwo Kinds of TruthÂŽ by Michael Connelly (Grand Central Publishing)TRADE PAPERBACKS1. ÂThe Tatooist of AuschwitzÂŽ by Heather Morris (Harper) 2. ÂElinor Oliphant is Completely FineÂŽ by Gail Honeyman (Penguin) 3. ÂAndrew Jackson and the Miracle of New OrleansÂŽ by Kilmeade/Yaeger (Sentinel) 4. ÂThe Wife Between UsÂŽ by Hendricks/ Pekkanen (Griffin) 5. ÂSold on a MondayÂŽ by Kristina McMorris (Sourcebooks Landmark) 6. ÂLessÂŽ by Andrew Sean Greer (Back Bay) 7. ÂYear OneÂŽ by Nora Roberts (Griffin) 8. ÂSapiensÂŽ by Yuval Noah Harari (Harper Perennial) 9. ÂThe Girl in the SpiderÂs Web (movie tie-in)ÂŽ by David Lagercrantz (Black Lizard) 10. ÂStill MeÂŽ by Jojo Moyes (Penguin) 11. ÂThe FallenÂŽ by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing) 12. ÂI Declare WarÂŽ by Levi Lusko (W) 13. ÂWinter SolsticeÂŽ by Elin Hilderbrand (Back Bay) 14. ÂPachinkoÂŽ by Min Jin Lee (Grand Central) 15. ÂRed AlertÂŽ by James Patterson (Grand Central Publishing) LOS ANGELES TIMESRatings by the Motion Picture Association of America are: (G) for general audiences; (PG) parental guidance urged because of material possibly unsuitable for children; (PG-13) parents are strongly cautioned to give guidance for attendance of children younger than 13; (R) restricted, younger than 17 admitted only with parent or adult guardian; (NC-17) no one 17 and younger admitted.OPENING THIS WEEKÂThe Ballad of Buster ScruggsÂŽ Â„ Joel and Ethan Coen take on tales of the American West in this theatrical release of their six-part anthology. With Tim Blake Nelson, James Franco, Tom Waits, Liam Neeson, Zoe Kazan, Brendan Gleason, Bill Heck. Written and directed by the Coens. Netflix ÂBlue My MindÂŽ Â„ An increasingly out-of-control teenage girl undergoes a shocking transformation in this imported fantasy drama. With Luna Wedler, Zoe Pastelle Holthuizen, Regula Grauwiller. Written and directed by Lisa Bruhlmann. UncorkÂd Entertainment ÂThe Delinquent SeasonÂŽ Â„ Two couples face marital troubles in this drama from Ireland. With Cillian Murphy, Eva Birthistle, Catherine Walker, Andrew Scott. Written and directed by Mark OÂRowe. Blue Fox Entertainment ÂThe DivideÂŽ Â„ An aging rancher in drought-plagued 1970s-era California deals with AlzheimerÂs disease and a past tragedy. With Perry King, Bryan Kaplan, Sara Arrington. Written by Jana F. Brown. Directed by King. Arya Worldwide Entertainment ÂEl AngelÂŽ Â„ A baby-faced teen in Argentina graduates from thievery to murder in this fact-based drama. Written by Sergio Olguin, Rodolfo Palacios, Luis Ortega. Directed by Ortega. The Orchard ÂThe First PatientÂŽ Â„ Documentary follows first-year med students learning to dissect the human body in a gross-anatomy course. Directed by Chip Duncan. roco Films ÂThe Front RunnerÂŽ Â„ Hugh Jackman portrays Sen. Gary Hart, whose pursuit of the 1988 Democratic presidential nomination was derailed by news of an extramarital affair. With Vera Farmiga, J.K. Simmons, Alfred Molina. Written by Matt Bai, Jay Carson, Jason Reitman; based on a book by Bai. Directed by Reitman. Columbia Pictures / Stage 6 ÂThe Girl in the SpiderÂs WebÂŽ Â„ ÂThe CrownÂsÂŽ Claire Foy takes over as outcast Lisbeth Salander in the latest chapter in the ÂDragon TattooÂŽ saga. With Lakeith Stanfield, Sylvia Hoeks, Stephen Merchant, Vicky Krieps. Written by Fede Alvarez, Jay Basu, Steven Knight; based on the novel by David Lagercrantz, with characters created by Stieg Larsson. Directed by Alvarez. Columbia Pictures / MGM ÂHere and NowÂŽ Â„ A diagnosis upends the life of a nightclub singer (Sarah Jessica Parker). With Simon Baker, Common, Jacqueline Bisset, Renee Zellweger. Written by Laura Eason. Directed by Fabien Constant. AMBI Distribution ÂIn a RelationshipÂŽ Â„ One young coupleÂs relationship blossoms as their mutual friendsÂ relationship falters. With Emma Roberts, Michael Angarano, Dree Hemingway, Patrick Gibson. Written and directed by Sam Boyd. Vertical Entertainment ÂLez BombÂŽ Â„ Complications arise when a closeted young lesbian brings her girlfriend home for Thanksgiving. With Jenna Laurenzo, Caitlin Mehner, Cloris Leachman, Steve Guttenberg, Brandon Micheal Hall, Kevin Pollak. Written and directed by Laurenzo. (1:30) NR. Gravitas Ventures ÂLiz and the Blue BirdÂŽ Â„ Animated tale about two high school girls who share a love of music. Written by Ayano Takeda, Reiko Yoshida. Directed by Naoko Yamada. Eleven Arts ÂThe New RomanticÂŽ Â„ A coed gives up on boys her own age and dates an older man instead. With Sarah Armstrong, Daina Barbeau, Jessica Barden. Written and directed by Carly Ann Stone; story by Stone and Kyle Mann. The Orchard ÂOutlaw KingÂŽ Â„ Historical drama about 14th century Scottish leader Robert the Bruce and his fight against the English crown. With Chris Pine, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Florence Pugh, Billy Howle, Tony Curran, Stephen Dillane. Written by Mark Bomback, Bathsheba Doran, David Harrower, James MacInnes, David Mackenzie. Directed by David Mackenzie. Netflix ÂPhilosopher KingÂŽ Â„ Documentary-animation on Lee Teng-hui, the first Taiwanese president born on the island. Directed by Hideto Sonoda. Independent ÂPimpÂŽ Â„ A young female pimp in the Bronx cares for her prostitute mother and girlfriend. Keke Palmer, Vanessa Morgan, Aunjanue Ellis, Haley Ramm. Written and directed by Christine Crokos. Vertical Entertainment ÂThe Price of FreeÂŽ Â„ Documentary about Indian activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash SatyarthiÂs campaign against child slavery. Directed by Derek Doneen. Participant Media / Concordia Studio / YouTube Originals ÂRiver Runs RedÂŽ Â„ A judge teams with a veteran detective and a grieving father to take revenge on the two dirty cops who killed his son. With Taye Diggs, John Cusack, George Lopez, Luke Hemsworth, Gianni Capaldi, Briana Evigan. Written and directed by Wes Miller. Cinedigm ÂSearching for Ingmar BergmanÂŽ Â„ Documentary on the life, work and legacy of the revered Swedish filmmaker. Directed by Felix Moeller, Margarethe von Trotta, Bettina Bohler. Oscilloscope Laboratories ÂThey FightÂŽ Â„ Documentary about an after-school program for young boxers in an underprivileged Washington, D.C., neighborhood. Directed by Andrew Renzi. Fox Sports Films Â3100: Run and BecomeÂŽ Â„ Documentary about the spiritual benefits of running. Directed by Sanjay Rawal. Illumine Group ÂTime FreakÂŽ Â„ A physics prodigy builds a time machine to get a second chance at romance with the girlfriend who dumped him. With Sophie Turner, Asa Butterfield, Skyler Gisondo. Written and directed by Andrew Bowler. Lionsgate ÂWeightlessÂŽ Â„ A loner becomes responsible for the 10-year-old son he hasnÂt seen since the boy was an infant. With Marc Menchaca, Alessandro Nivola, Julianne Nicholson, Johnny Knoxville, Siobhan Fallon Hogan. Written by Enda Walsh; story by Charlotte Colbert, Jaron Albertin. Directed by Albertin. Paladin/Great Point Media Movie guide: Capsule listingsPUBLISHERS WEEKLY BESTSELLERS By ANDREW DALTONAP ENTERTAINMENT WRITERLOS ANGELES Â„ YouÂre a mean one Â„ and youÂre number one Â„ Mr. Grinch. ÂDr. SeussÂ The GrinchÂŽ sledded past mixed reviews and made off with $66 million for Universal Pictures to top the weekend North American box ofÂ“ ce, according to studio estimates Sunday. Last weekÂs top Â“ lm, the Queen biopic ÂBohemian Rhapsody,ÂŽ drops to second for 20th Century Fox with a $30.8 million weekend that brings its overall take to $100 million. Illumination, the Universalowned animators behind ÂThe MinionsÂŽ and ÂDespicable Me,ÂŽ produced the latest interpretation of SeussÂ 1957 book that led to a 1966 TV special and Â“ rst came to the big screen as a live-action feature starring Jim Carrey in 2000. Paramount PicturesÂ war-horror hybrid ÂOverlordÂŽ was third in its Â“ rst weekend with $10.1 million. DisneyÂs ÂThe Nutcracker and the Four RealmsÂŽ brought in $9.5 million and Â“ nished fourth in its second week. The weekendÂs other major debut, ÂThe Girl in the SpiderÂs Web,ÂŽ made just $8 million and Â“ nished Â“ fth. IlluminationÂs ÂGrinch,ÂŽ narrated by Pharrell Williams, gives the title character, voiced by Benedict Cumberbatch, a backstory in an orphanage and Â“ lls out the story of his foil Cindy Lou Who. ItÂs the second Seuss adaptation for Illumination. Its version of ÂThe LoraxÂŽ opened with a comparable $70 million weekend and went on to gross $348.8 million worldwide. ÂThe GrinchÂŽ was widely expected to be No. 1 with few other major openings this weekend, but it surpassed projections that had it bringing in closer to $60 million, continuing whatÂs become a trend in 2018. ÂÂThe GrinchÂ is just the latest in a string of over-performers,ÂŽ said Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst for Comscore. ÂÂBohemian RhapsodyÂ was bigger than expected, ÂA Star Is BornÂ was bigger than expected. ItÂs fueling a box-ofÂ“ ce surge.ÂŽ The industry has reached a cumulative box ofÂ“ ce total of $10 billion faster than in any other year, Dergarabedian said. The Christmas theme of ÂThe GrinchÂŽ could sustain it through the holidays and Universal hopes it has a longer life than that. ÂWith Thanksgiving coming, weÂre poised to have a great run through that,ÂŽ said Jim Orr, president of domestic distribution for Universal. ÂIlluminationÂs created such a classic take on this beloved character that audiences will be enjoying it for a really long time.ÂŽ But big rivals loom soon, including ÂFantastic Beasts: The Crimes of GrindelwaldÂŽ next week and ÂRalph Breaks The InternetÂŽ on Nov. 21. ÂWeÂve got a lot of competition coming up for family audiences,ÂŽ Dergarabedian said. Estimated ticket sales for Friday through Sunday at U.S. and Canadian theaters, according to comScore. Where available, the latest international numbers for Friday through Sunday also are included. Final domestic Â“ gures will be released Monday. 1. ÂDr SeussÂ The Grinch,ÂŽ $66 million. 2. ÂBohemian Rhapsody,ÂŽ $30.8 million. 3. ÂOverlord,ÂŽ $10.1 million. 4. ÂThe Nutcracker and the Four Realms,ÂŽ $9.5 million. 5. ÂThe Girl in the SpiderÂs Web,ÂŽ $8 million. 6. ÂA Star Is Born,ÂŽ $8 million. 7. ÂNobodyÂs Fool,ÂŽ $6.5 million. 8. ÂVenom,ÂŽ $4.8 million. 9. ÂHalloween,ÂŽ $3.8 million. 10. ÂThe Hate U Give,ÂŽ $2 million.ÂDr. SeussÂ The GrinchÂ makes off with $66M at box office PHOTO PROVIDED BY UNIVERSAL PICTURES VIA APThis Â“ le image released by Universal Pictures shows the characters Cindy-Lou Who, voiced by Cameron Seely, left, and Grinch, voiced by Benedict Cumberbatch, in a scene from ÂThe Grinch.ÂŽ ÂDr. SeussÂ The GrinchÂŽ made o with $66 million for Universal Pictures to top the weekend North American box o ce, according to studio estimates Sunday. On SNL, Pete Davidson says sorry to wounded vet he mockedNEW YORK (AP) Â„ ÂSaturday Night LiveÂŽ cast member Pete Davidson has apologized for mocking the appearance of a veteran who lost an eye in Afghanistan. He says Lt. Com. Dan Crenshaw, now a congressman-elect from Texas, Âdeserves all the respect in the world.ÂŽ On SNLÂs ÂWeekend UpdateÂŽ segment, Davidson was joined by Crenshaw, a Navy SEAL. Davidson had mocked Crenshaw a week earlier, saying viewers might be surprised heÂs Ânot a hit man in a porno movie.ÂŽ Crenshaw, a Republican who won a House seat Tuesday, took some joking shots at Davidson. And when his cellphone rang, the tone was ÂBreathinÂŽ by Ariana Grande, DavidsonÂs former Â“ ancee. Crenshaw got serious at the end, encouraging civilians and veterans to connect and paying tribute to heroes like DavidsonÂs father, a Â“ reÂ“ ghter who died on 9/11.Bruno Mars to provide Thanksgiving meals for 24K in HawaiiNEW YORK (AP) Â„ Bruno Mars will mark the end of his massive Â24K Magic World TourÂŽ by providing meals to 24,000 Hawaii residents in need for the Thanksgiving holiday. The Hawaiian-born singer announced Sunday he has donated money for the food to the Salvation ArmyÂs Hawaiian and PaciÂ“ c Islands Division, which hosts an annual Thanksgiving meal program to help those in need. Mars is set to perform the Â“ nal show of his 200-date tour at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu on Sunday. It is his third consecutive night at the 50,000-seat venue. The performerÂs tour is in support of his multi-platinum 2016 album, Â24K Magic.ÂŽ It won six Grammy Awards earlier this year, including album, song and record of the year. The album includes the hits ÂThatÂs What I Like,ÂŽ ÂÂFinesseÂŽ and Â24K Magic.ÂŽ ENTERTAINMENT NEWS BRIEFS
SPORTSMonday, November 12, 2018 www.yoursun.com | www.facebook.com/SunPreps | @Sun_Preps Northwestern cracks Top 25After winning its division, Northwestern was selected into the AP Top 25 poll. Alabama remains at the top, UCF stayed put and Florida moved back up. Where does your team stand? See more on page 6INDEX | Golf 2 | Lottery 2 | Tennis 2 | Local Sports 3 | NBA 4 | NHL 4 | Scoreboard 5 | Colleges 6 | NFL 7 | MLB 8 | Weather 8 There are few things I enjoy more than playoff sports. Everything is ampliÂ“ed tenfold win or lose. The Â“rst playoff game I attended was Game 6 of the 201516 NHL Eastern Conference Finals with the Tampa Bay Lightning trying to close out the Pittsburgh Penguins without Steven Stamkos. My Â“ance Taylor is a huge Lightning fan and we planned to watch the game outside Amalie Arena on a screen they project onto the adjacent parking garage. About 10 minutes before the game we said screw it and found standing room only tickets to see it live. The atmosphere was electric and far louder than any game I had attended prior. Taylor wasnÂt as impressed considering she got to watch the Stanley Cup run a few years prior. But I was locked in. That was until the Lightning defense took a nap and the Pens took over to win 5-2 and force the best two words in sports: Âgame sevenÂŽ. Even so, the crowd stayed engaged until the end and it was one of my favorite games up until I watched the Bolts thrash the Capitals in Game 5 of last yearÂs conference Â“nals. The playoffs are special. Not just in the pros, but college and deÂ“nitely high school as well. Friday was my Â“rst chance to watch some real high school football playoffs when Charlotte High beat Clearwater 44-20 to reach the second round. I covered one game last year up in Dalton, Ga., but our local team was far overmatched and it was over before they stepped off the buses. The Fish Bowl was rocking Friday and the Tarpons fed off it and IÂm sure the same holds true for Venice High, which forced a running clock on Tampa Bay Tech. But before we jump to the upcoming rematches on tap for this Friday, lets look at some telling takeaways from last week. 1. Muse shows versatility I have watched Tarpon quarterback Alex Muse play a total of six quarters this season and heÂs piqued my interest for nearly every moment. He can throw, he can run. He can take a hit and he can certainly deliver one too. In those six quarters the senior dual threat has gone 15 of 23 By JOHN VITTASSUN CORRESPONDENTENGLEWOOD Â… How do you replace the greatest of all time? What does it take for a program to Â“nd success after the departure of their superstar? That is what head coach Emilio Baradith is grappling with as he enters his fourth season at the helm of the Lemon Bay boysÂ soccer team. For the Â“rst time since coming to Englewood, Baradith is adjusting to life without Blake Dean. Dean scored a staggering 37 goals last season and set several unbreakable school records. He was named the HTP Florida Player of the Year, the SunÂs Player of the Year and had his jersey number retired. But Dean has since graduated and just wrapped up his freshman season at Florida Atlantic. ÂThereÂs only one Blake Dean,ÂŽ Baradith said. ÂAs long as I am here, nobody will ever wear number six again.ÂŽ But despite having one of the best scorerÂs in the state, Baradith admitted the formula didnÂt work last season. Finishing with a record of 6-13-1, Baradith knows that change can be good. He expressed excitement over the idea of developing a brand of soccer that focuses on teamwork and balance. ÂTotally different ballgame this year, totally different players,ÂŽ he said. ÂWe did a program where we worked out the kids and developed more soccer skills. We canÂt just play around one player. This year we have more players and will play in unison. ItÂs totally different, IÂm stoked and I canÂt wait to see them play.ÂŽ The objective last year was to get the ball to Dean. The senior would isolate a defender and use his top-Â”ight speed to beat that defender one-on-one and get it past the goalie. This year, the objective is to play as a team and win as By FRED GOODALLAP SPORTS WRITERTAMPA. Â„ In a lopsided loss to the Washingotn Redskins, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers made history for all the wrong reasons. They became the Â“rst team to gain over 500 yards and only come away with three points in their 16-3 loss. Ryan Fitzpatrick threw for 403 yards for Tampa Bay (3-6), but was intercepted twice and lost a fumble on a sack inside the Washington 10. The Bucs, whoÂve lost three in a row and six of seven following a 2-0 start, failed to force a turnover on defense for the sixth straight game. Meanwhile, three of their four giveaways thwarted scoring opportunities, including Jacquizz RodgersÂ fumble on a reception that rolled 18 yards into the Washington end zone, where it was recovered by safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix. Alex Smith threw for 178 yards and one touchdown to lead the Washington Redskins to a victory, but the Redskins defense did most of the work. Dustin Hopkins kicked three Â“eld goals for the Redskins (6-3), who forced four turnovers and rebounded from a lopsided loss to Atlanta despite playing with a makeshift offensive line because of mounting injuries. Smith, who was 19 of 27 with no interceptions, threw 6 yards By GENARO C. ARMASAP SPORTS WRITERGREEN BAY, Wis. Â„ Aaron Jones ran for career highs of 145 yards and two scores, Aaron Rodgers and Davante Adams connected for two touchdown passes and the Green Bay Packers beat the Miami Dolphins 31-12 on Sunday. The Packers (4-4-1) pulled away in the second half, sandwiching scoring drives around cornerback Bashaud BreelandÂs interception deep in Miami territory. Green Bay went ahead 28-12 on AdamsÂ 25-yard touchdown catch with 7:24 left in the third quarter. Maybe this is the game that will get the Packers going in the tight NFC North race following a choppy Â“rst half of the season. Jason Sanders tied a Dolphins franchise rookie record with four Â“eld goals, but Miami (5-5) couldnÂt Â“nd the end zone. The Dolphins squandered another opportunity on the game-opening drive after Brock Osweiler fumbled away a shotgun snap. The Packers cashed in on that turnover, too, when Rodgers and Adams connected on their Â“rst touchdown for a 7-0 lead. But Jones, who Â“nished with 15 carries, gave Green Bay some much-needed balance. A slashing style and an explosive burst through the hole make Jones a threat to bust a big run on any carry. He accounted for 54 yards of total offense on the opening drive alone. Jones added a career-long 67-yarder to give him 96 yards on four carries in the Â“rst quarter alone. Osweiler was 23 of 37 for 213 yards in his Â“fth start for the injured Ryan Bucs make historyTampa Bay becomes first team to gain over 500 yards and score only a field goal in 16-3 loss to Washington AP PHOTOWashington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman intercepts a pass thrown by Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, intended for receiver Chris Godwin.Muse thrives, Indians evolve as football playoffs open Jacob HOAGSports Writer PLAYOFFS | 3 BUCS | 6With its superstar gone, Lemon Bay learns to play as a teamTEAM | 3 NFL: Green Bay 31, Miami 12 THIS WEEK IN SPORTS PREP SOCCER: Lemon Bay Manta Rays NFL: Washington 16, Tampa Bay 3Jones helps Packers run away for win over Dolphins AP PHOTOGreen Bay PackersÂ Aaron Jones breaks away for a 67-yard run during the Â“rst half of SundayÂs game against the Miami Dolphins.DOLPHINS | 6
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The Czech Republic kept its perfect record in the Fed Cup Â“nals by capturing the trophy for the sixth time in eight years by defeating the defending champion United States. Katerina Siniakova saved two match points before defeating SoÂ“a Kenin 7-5, 5-7, 7-5 in the Â“rst reverse singles on Sunday to give the Czechs an insurmountable 3-0 lead over defending champion United States in the best-of-Â“ve Â“nal. It was the Â“rst victory for the Czechs over the United States Â„ since the country was created after the split of Czechoslovakia in 1993 Â„ after four defeats in the Fed Cup. The Czechoslovakia team that won Â“ve Fed Cup titles was 2-6 against the U.S. ÂIt was an unbelievable match for me,ÂŽ Siniakova said. ÂIt was up and down, with nerves. IÂm extremely happy that I won. I thank all who came for their support. It was felt.ÂŽ U.S. captain Kathy Rinaldi said she was proud of her team despite the loss. ÂWe didnÂt get the result that we wanted but nobody can say we didnÂt give all out there,ÂŽ Rinaldi said after her Â“rst loss as the captain. ÂThat match today, both girls, both players were incredible,ÂŽ she said. ÂIÂm so honored to have been part of that match, they really fought hard, the points were incredible, itÂs just something I never forget.ÂŽ In a hard-fought match at the O2 Arena, the 22-year-old Czech saved two match points when Kenin was serving at 5-4, and went on to convert her second match point on the indoor hardcourt in front of 14,500 fans. ÂIt was a long match, a lot of points, a lot of effort, long points,ÂŽ Kenin said. ÂWe fought hard till the end. ItÂs disappointing for me Âcause I had like two match points but couldnÂt turn things around. But I fought my hardest and I did everything I could.ÂŽ Siniakova wasted a 3-0 lead in the Â“nal set and the 19-year-old Kenin, who was playing her second match in her debut Fed Cup tie, fought back. Kenin, who wasted three break points at 5-5, hit 43 winners but also made 76 unforced errors. Siniakova hit 24 winners. ÂIt was horrible, the worst (moment),ÂŽ Siniakova said about the match points she faced. ÂBut itÂs not the end until the Â“nal match point is converted.ÂŽ At 3-0 down in the third set, Kenin needed treatment for what seemed to be a thigh muscle problem. The treatment was then repeated several times. ÂIt was obviously painful for me and I felt like it was just hard for me to move,ÂŽ Kenin said. Trailing 3-1, the American wasted Â“ve break points in a game that took 19 minutes. On Saturday, Barbora Strycova rallied for a 6-7 (5), 6-1, 6-4 victory over Kenin to put the Czechs 1-0 ahead and Siniakova doubled the advantage with a 6-3, 7-6 (2) win over Alison Riske. The U.S. is the most successful country in the international team competition and won its 18th Fed Cup title last year with Rinaldi in her Â“rst season as the captain. The U.S. had not previously won the Fed Cup since 2000. On the way to the Â“nal, the Czechs beat Switzerland 3-1 in the Â“rst round and Germany 4-1 in the semiÂ“nals. The Â“nal was marred by the absence of top players. Siniakova was the highest ranked at No. 31. After four of the top Â“ve U.S. women in the WTA singles rankings Â„ the Williams sisters, Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys Â„ decided to skip it, three players on the team made their Fed Cup debuts. The Czechs are weakened, too, missing their two top-10 players. Karolina Pliskova was ruled out due to injuries and Petra Kvitova due to illness. International Tennis Federation President David Haggerty said in Prague the ITF would like to have more top players in the competition in general. ÂOne of the concepts is to do something similar to what weÂve done with the Davis Cup. Nothing is determined (yet),ÂŽ he said. Haggerty said the ITF would like to expand the Fed Cup World Group to 16 teams from the current eight because Âsome of the top players are on the teams that are maybe nine through 16.ÂŽCzechs beat defending champion US 3-0 in Fed Cup final AP PHOTOKaterina Siniakova, center, and her teammates of the Czech Republic lift the trophy after winning the tennis Fed Cup Final between Czech Republic and United States in Prague, Czech Republic, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. The Czech Republic won the Â“nal 3-0. TENNIS: Fed Cup HAINAN ISLAND, China (AP) Â„ Gaby Lopez won her Â“rst LPGA Tour event with a 1-over 73 to Â“nish one shot ahead of Ariya Jutanugarn in the Blue Bay tournament in China. Lopez had bogeys on the last two holes at the Jian Lake Blue Bay Golf Club on Saturday and almost let the title slip away. She Â“nished at 8-under 280. Playing in a group with Lopez, No. 1-ranked Jutanugarn had a birdie on the Â“nal hole to also Â“nish on 73. Celine Boutier shot a 66 and Â“nished two shots off the lead. Lopez is the Â“rst winner from Mexico since Lorena Ochoa, a driving force for the game in that Latin American country. ÂI mean, sheÂs been my inspiration my entire life,ÂŽ Lopez said of Ochoa. ÂThatÂs why IÂm actually a professional golfer.ÂŽ Ochoa was the LPGAÂs top-ranked golfer for several years until she retired in 2010. She won 27 LPGA Tour events. Lopez said she was also thinking of her grandfather, Jose Lopez, who died recently. ÂI always told him that I was going to give him my Â“rst trophy,ÂŽ Lopez said. ÂSadly I didnÂt, but he was with me all week long and I couldnÂt be more lucky, more fortunate to have him still alive in me.ÂŽ Jutanugarn played the last two rounds with Lopez and was happy for her Â„ even in defeat. ÂShe did a great job last two days,ÂŽ Jutanugarn said, knowing Lopez was Ânervous sometimes.ÂŽ Lopez turned 25 on Friday and had a hole-inone in the third round, which turned out to be the difference. The tournament wrapped up Â“ve straight weeks of play for the LPGA in Asia.Gaby Lopez hangs on in China to win first LPGA title at Blue BayPLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) Â„ Matt Kuchar ended more than four years without a PGA Tour victory Sunday by closing with a 2-under 69 and holding up through a few nervous moments down the stretch to win the Mayakoba Golf Classic. Kuchar had a four-shot lead going into the Â“nal round. But after making two bogeys over the Â“rst 67 holes in the tournament, he made two bogeys in two holes on Nos. 14 and 15, and his lead shrunk to one shot when Danny Lee made a 20-foot birdie putt from the fringe on the 16th hole. Lee Â“nished with two pars for a 65. Kuchar still wasnÂt entirely in the clear. His 15foot birdie attempt rolled about 3 feet by the hole on No. 17 and he had to make that for par. And on the 18th, he left his 30-foot birdie putt about 3 feet short and had to roll that in to win by one shot. ÂI didnÂt want a 3-footer on the last hole,ÂŽ Kuchar said. ÂI was hoping to have a three or four-shot lead for some wiggle room. But man, that felt awfully good.ÂŽ The 40-year-old Kuchar had gone 115 starts on the PGA Tour since his last victory in the RBC Heritage at Hilton Head in April 2014. It comes at the end of what had been a disappointing year in which Kuchar Â“nished out of the top 70 on the PGA Tour money list for the Â“rst time since 2007, and he failed to make the Ryder Cup team for the Â“rst time in 10 years. ÂMy 2018 wasnÂt what I wanted,ÂŽ Kuchar said. ÂThis is a high note. ItÂs amazing thing to get a win. I go from ÂHolaÂ to ÂAloha.Â IÂm pretty excited about that.ÂŽ Kuchar qualiÂ“es for the Sentry Tournament of Champions to start next year at Kapalua. He Â“nished at 22-under 262, breaking by one the 72-hole record at Mayakoba previously held by Harris English. Lee was the only player to make a sustained run at Kuchar, who had a fourshot lead to start the Â“nal round. PGA Tour rookie Cameron Champ had a 12-foot eagle attempt on the 13th hole that would have brought him to within two shots, but he missed the putt and sent his next tee shot into the mangroves, making double bogey. Lee had six birdies in 13 holes, but missed a 6-foot par putt on the 15th, unaware that Kuchar made a bogey behind him. J.J. Spaun (66) and Richy Werenski (67) tied for third. Ryder Cup captain Jim Furyk closed with a 67 and was among those who tied for sixth. Kuchar won for the eighth time on the PGA Tour in a career marked more by consistency than trophies. This year, he had neither. He had only four top 10s Â„ his best Â“nish was a tie for Â“fth in Phoenix Â„ and was coming off a tie for 57th in Las Vegas. He added Mayakoba at the last minute, and with his regular caddie having previous plans, Kuchar hired a local caddie from El Camaleon. He referred to the week as a Âworking vacationÂŽ because of the beaches and amenities at Mayakoba, though it felt like work at the end. ÂGolf is such a funny game,ÂŽ Kuchar said. ÂItÂs hard to predict when itÂs going to come around.ÂŽKuchar holds on to win Mayakoba Classic GOLF: Mayakoba Classic GOLF: Blue Bay tournament
The Sun | Monday, November 12, 2018 www.yoursun.com SP Page 3By BARBARA BOXLEITNERSUN CORRESPONDENTDevyn McCormick didnÂt pass on another chance to play football. The Port Charlotte High School graduate did not play the 2017 season after graduation, despite offers from Division I programs. Once he decided to resume football, Ave Maria University emerged as the ideal Â“t. Among three kickers/punters on this yearÂs squad, the freshman won the starting position over upperclassmen, one of whom handles the kicks on snaps inside the 10-yard line. ÂDevyn is very well-schooled in the practice of kicking,ÂŽ Ave Maria head coach Joe Patterson said. ÂHe takes it very seriously. He is always looking for ways to improve.ÂŽ ÂHe has the height, the length, the power,ÂŽ he said. Twice McCormick has been named Mid-South Conference special teams player of the week. ÂI was a little surprised,ÂŽ said the right-footed kicker, who practiced Â“eld goals and punting four times a week and kickoffs once a week during the summer. ÂItÂs a pretty awesome feeling.ÂŽ Through nine games, he ranked fourth in the conference with a 38.8 average on punts. He has been most valuable with his punting, according to the coach. ÂHeÂs able to set up our defense for success,ÂŽ Patterson said. ÂHeÂs very good at dropping the ball inside the 10-yard line.ÂŽ McCormick has been working toward consistency on Â“eld goals and kickoffs. As of Monday, he converted Â“ve of 11 Â“eld goal attempts, and three were 43 yards or longer. He had 44and 33-yard Â“eld goals against Edward Waters, the lone game he has converted twice. Half of his misses were blocked kicks. ÂHaving that range gives our offense conÂ“dence,ÂŽ Patterson said. ÂWe can come out of a drive with points.ÂŽ McCormick said he has missed wide left on a couple of Â“eld goal tries in the 40-yard and longer range. ÂNot keeping your head down and swinging a little over to the left,ÂŽ he said about the cause. He tries to drive kickoffs deep so that the Gyrenes force the opponent to a touchback or Â“eld position inside the 5. He has averaged 58.2 yards per kickoff, and 12 of his 38 kickoffs resulted in touchbacks. ÂHeÂs always had good hang time,ÂŽ Patterson said. McCormick had a season-high Â“ve touchbacks against Edward Waters and three against Webber International. Send updates about area athletes to Barbara Boxleitner at firstname.lastname@example.org. Class 1A Region 1Quarterfinal Baker 49, Freeport 21 Jay 49, Bozeman School 0 Northview 40, Graceville 14 Vernon 40, Chipley 0 Class 2A Region 3Quarterfinal Cambridge Christian 54, Evangelical Christian 7 Carrollwood Day 41, Southwest Florida Christian 3 Class 3A Region 3Quarterfinal Calvary Christian-Clearwater 34, Cardinal Mooney 31 Tampa Catholic 13, Lakeland Christian 10 Class 4A Region 3Quarterfinal Astronaut 48, Avon Park 14 LaBelle 14, Lake Placid 13 Class 5A Region 3Quarterfinal Immokalee 45, Dunbar 21 Jefferson 19, Hardee 16 Jesuit 44, DeSoto County 0 Lakewood 10, Booker 6 Class 6A Region 2Quarterfinal Armwood 54, South Lake 0 Lake Wales 25, Gainesville 14 Lake Weir 30, Mitchell 21 Ocala Vanguard 35, Sebring 7 Class 6A Region 3Quarterfinal Charlotte 44, Clearwater 20 Fort Myers 42, Barron Collier 14 Naples 27, Lehigh 6 North Fort Myers 24, Largo 17 Class 6A Region 4Quarterfinal Heritage 38, Eau Gallie 17 Miami Carol City 34, Miami Norland 0 Miami Central 35, Dillard 20 Miami Northwestern 31, Mainland 16 Class 7A Region 2Quarterfinal Kathleen 13, Harmony 6 Lakeland 43, Wiregrass Ranch 7 Plant 36, Gaither 16 Viera 39, Sickles 0 Class 7A Region 3Quarterfinal Bloomingdale 45, Riverdale 8 Braden River 28, Plant City 23 Palmetto 38, Pinellas Park 21 Venice 59, Tampa Bay Tech 23 Class 7A Region 4Quarterfinal Dwyer 43, West Broward 0 Fort Lauderdale 54, Doral Academy Charter 7 Palm Beach Lakes 6, McArthur 3 St. Thomas Aquinas 77, South Miami 20 Class 8A Region 2Quarterfinal Dr. Phillips 34, St. Lucie Centennial 28, OT Manatee 28, Kissimmee Osceola 17 Sarasota Riverview 41, Treasure Coast 22 Vero Beach 48, Gateway 6 Class 8A Region 4Quarterfinal Christopher Columbus Catholic 38, Coral Gables 21 Miami Southridge 35, North Miami 21 South Dade 49, Hialeah 14Florida playoff scoresFormer Pirate kicker excelling at Ave Maria PHOTO PROVIDEDFormer Port Charlotte and current Ave Maria kicker Devyn McCormick beat out two upperclassmen to win the starting job. MCCORMICKa team. ÂThe team depended on breaking balls (last year), one player attacking,ÂŽ said Baradith. ÂWe canÂt win games like that. We didnÂt win many games even though we had a good scorer. With this team, weÂre talking about building momentum up to the goal area, not just on a breaking ball.ÂŽ Baradith is about to learn how strong of a foundation heÂs built. This yearÂs senior class was freshman when he arrived. Over his Â“rst three years, he divided his time amongst both the varsity and junior varsity teams, calling on his professional experience as a player when he traveled the globe to play for several international clubs. He knows that nothing will foster growth on the Â“eld better than repetition. Baradith made sure all of his players had a recreational league or club league to play in this summer. ÂI based (our offseason approach) off a quote Â… ÂWe learn to speak by speaking.Â We learn to play by playing. The more you play, the better you get. When they came back (from summer vacation), they were more physically Â“t with more soccer skills and comprehension of the game.ÂŽ Comprehension, learning and knowledge of the game are phrases that Baradith uses frequently. With just days until the MantasÂ Â“rst regular season game, he wants his team to understand the mental and tactical aspects of the game. ÂIÂm concentrating mostly on helping the kids understand the game,ÂŽ he said. ÂI donÂt care much about the record right now, as long as we are learning.ÂŽ Lemon Bay will roll out Alex Johnson in net, a keeper that surprised Baradith and his staff on his reads during junior varsity games last season. The rest of the pieces are interchangeable. Players will move around to different positions and substitutions will be commonplace as the Manta Rays Â“nd their new identity this winter. ÂBen Crumpton is someone who has learned a lot,ÂŽ Baradith said. ÂAshton Gilbert and Harley Rusher have developed well through our program. Keegan Hoaglin moved here from Kentucky and has a lot of skills and can read the game.ÂŽ Baradith admitted that no one or two players will be a focal point of his teamÂs formations. Lemon Bay will play united and connected soccer. ÂI think weÂre going to do pretty good this year,ÂŽ he said. ÂIÂm really pushing academics and getting them to understand that they have a shot at college soccer and higher learning. My program is about them moving on after high school.ÂŽ Baradith helped get Dean to the Division I level. But as the new season approaches, the Manta Rays are ready to turn the page and forge ahead together, as a team. MONDAY Boys SoccerNorth Port at Port Charlotte, 7 p.m. Girls BasketballGirls basketball preseason tournament at Charlotte 7:30 p.m.By JACOB HOAGSTAFF WRITERNot to be overlooked in the opening of the high school football playoffs, the swim season is reaching its peak. At SaturdayÂs 2A regional meet, 20 events yielded state qualiÂ“ers from Lemon Bay and Port Charlotte High Schools. To qualify, swimmers had to Â“nish in the top two for an automatic bid, Â“rst for relay events, and the rest of the Â“eld was selected as needed to Â“ll the 24 slots. From Lemon Bay, Gage Denson qualiÂ“ed in both the boys 50-yard freestyle (21.93) and one-meter diving (336.55 points). He was joined by Charlie Plaisted (100-yard butterÂ”y, 500-yard freestyle) and Meghan Brown (50-yard freestlye and 100-yard freestyle) as multi-event qualiÂ“ers. Reaching states in other events were Eddie David (200yard freestyle relay), Joey Sacco (200-yard freestyle relay) and Lily Collins (one-meter diving). Two relay teams also qualiÂ“ed. The girls 200-yard freestyle relay, achored by McKenna Lipkin, Reagan Vasbinder, Ashley Wik and Brown, and the boys 400-yard freestlye, including Sacco, Plaisted, Aiden Koss and Denson, will race this weekend. Port Charlotte is also sending a host of swimmers to the state meet to be held at the SailÂ“sh Splash Waterpark and Aquatics Center in Stuart on Saturday. Qualifying for the Pirates were Evelyn Negrette (100-yard butterÂ”y), Daisy Marquardt (500yard freestlye and 100-breaststroke), Kevin Janson-Dugan (100-yard freestyle) and Oscar Marquardt (200-yard individual medley and 100-yard breastroke). The Pirates will also send three relay teams Â„ girls 200-yard medley and both 400-yard freestyle medley teams. Those teams include Bryanna Robinson, Negrette, Daisy Marquardt, Lucabella Romero, Janson-Dugan, Tanner Bloom, Karl Myers and Oscar Marquardt. Email Jacob Hoag at Jhoag@ sun-herald.com and follow him on Twitter @ByJacobHoag. passing for 321 yards and three touchdowns, adding another 49 yards and three touchdowns on the ground. Throughout the season I assumed he was more of a runner than a passer (only 89 attempts in nine games, according to maxpreps.com), but heÂs been able to Â“nd receivers down the Â“eld and make the throws. Sometimes theyÂre easy, like his 62-yard toss to a wide-open Freddie Fletcher, who was 10-15 yards away from any potential defender. But when the Tarpons need a throw in a tight spot, he can do that too. But he may be more dangerous with his legs. On Friday he made three Tornado defenders miss to reach the end zone on an 8-yard run, his second of two on the night. HeÂs good, IÂll leave it at that. 2. Tarpon ÂDÂ bends, but doesnÂt break If you look at the yardage totals from Friday, you may not see it as a strong defensive effort. Charlotte gave up 457 yards to an explosive Clearwater offense led by senior quarterback Rent Montie, who has broken multiple school passing records this season. But yards donÂt mean much if you donÂt give up many points. They held the Tornadoes to 20 points, 5 for 12 on third downs and forced three turnovers, one of which was returned by sophomore John Busha for a 32-yard score. The Tarpons host another high-octane offense in North Fort Myers Friday. Charlotte won the Â“rst meeting 34-18. 3. Indians switching things up on offense Charlotte wasnÂt the only area team playing Friday, just the only game I was at so I phoned in some help from Venice Gondolier sports editor Vinnie Portell, who was there and has covered the Indians all year. Apparently Venice is making some slight, but effective changes on offense. The Indians have ramped up their already fast offense and have begun using some players in new ways. As for the new tempo, Portell said they snap the ball Âliterally as the whistle blows.ÂŽ ThatÂs about as quick as you can get it. An up-tempo scheme keeps opposing defenses guessing constantly and doesnÂt allow for subs. Before long the defense will be caught out of position and big plays follow. Old players are also giving the offense new life, by playing new roles. Safety Noah Carr has been used as a receiver, backup quarterback Nico DallaCosta is taking some extra rushing snaps and speedy running back Mike Trapani has been a spell to bruiser Brandon Gregory. The Indians will face Braden River on Friday in a rematch of the this yearÂs thriller that Venice won 24-21 back in September. Email Jacob Hoag at Jhoag@ sun-herald.com and follow him on Twitter @ByJacobHoag.PLAYOFFSFROM PAGE 1TEAMFROM PAGE 1 LOCAL PREP CALENDAR Mantas, Pirates send swimmers to states PREP SWIMMING: 2A regional meet PREP FOOTBALL HOMETOWN HEROES PHOTO BY TOM OÂNEILL Lemon BayÂs Patrick Cox is held by North PortÂs David Shabily Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at North Port High School.
Page 4 SP www.yoursun.com The Sun | Monday, November 12, 2018 DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Â„ Zion Williamson had 27 points and 16 rebounds, and No. 4 Duke pulled away to beat Army 94-72 on Sunday. Cameron Reddish Â“nished with 25 points and a third freshman Â„ RJ Barrett Â„ had 23 while Williamson added six blocked shots and four assists for the Blue Devils (2-0). Playing Â“ve days after routing No. 2 Kentucky in the Champions Classic, they shot 49 percent but couldnÂt shake the Black Knights until the Â“nal 10 minutes, Â“nally pulling away with an 11-0 run keyed by 3-pointers from Barrett and Reddish. Matt Wilson scored 15 points and Tommy Funk added 10 for Army (1-1), and Funk hit back-toback 3s to pull the Black Knights to 67-61 with just over 12 minutes left. Reddish hit a driving layup, and he and Barrett each hit 3s on consecutive possessions to push the lead into double Â“gures for good. Reddish added another 3 to stretch the lead to 78-61 with just over 9 minutes left, and the Blue Devils eventually went up by 20 on WilliamsonÂs stickback with less than 4 minutes to play.No. 5 VIRGINIA 76, GEORGE WASHINGTON 57CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) Â„ Kyle Guy and Ty Jerome scored 20 points each and Virginia rolled over George Washington. Guy scored 17 in the Â“rst half, matching the ColonialsÂ total, as Virginia (2-0) opened a 42-17 lead at the break. He and Jerome had outscored the Colonials 27-26 when they both got an extended break midway through the second half with Virginia comfortably ahead. The Colonials (0-3) attempted to make a run in the second half, making six of their Â“rst nine shots, including four 3-pointers. They got within 42-25 by scoring the Â“rst eight points after halftime, but Virginia scored the next six and the visitors never threatened again. D.J. Williams had 17 points and Terry Nolan Jr. 13 for George Washington.No. 10 MICHIGAN STATE 106, FGCU 82EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Â„ Nick Ward had 25 points and 10 rebounds, and Joshua Langford added 18 points to lead Michigan State. The Spartans (1-1) were barely challenged in their home opener and rebounded comfortably from a season-opening loss to Kansas. Michigan State led 59-35 at halftime on the strength of a dominating performance on the boards. Cassius Winston contributed 14 points and eight assists for the Spartans, and Matt McQuaid scored 12 points. Troy Baxter and Christian Carlyle led FGCU (1-2) with 20 points apiece.NO. 17 FLORIDA STATE 80, TULANE 69NEW ORLEANS (AP) Â„ Terance Mann had 21 points and 10 rebounds, PJ Savoy added 14 points and No. 17 Florida State wore down a feisty and seemingly improved Tulane squad. Tulane was buoyed by the debut of freshman Kevin Zhang, who scored 24 points, including 10 points during a mid-second-half surge that brieÂ”y pulled the Green Wave as close as 62-56. But Christ KoumadjeÂs dunk sparked a 10-0 Seminoles run that included layups by Mann and Trent Forest, and FSU maintained a double-digit lead for most of the Â“nal seven minutes. Forrest Â“nished with 13 points and MÂ“ondu Kabengele scored 12 for Florida State (2-0). Samir Sehic scored 19 points for Tulane (0-1), but took only four shots in the second half and missed all of them.No. 18 MISSISSIPPI ST 77, HARTFORD 59STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) Â„ Quinndary Weatherspoon scored a season-high 22 points for Mississippi State. Tyson Carter added 14 points for Mississippi State (2-0), and Aric Holman had 12 points and eight rebounds. Nick Weatherspoon had 10 points. Jason Dunne led Hartford (0-3) with 17 points, and John Carroll added 16.No. 20 TCU 79, ORAL ROBERTS 62FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Â„ Alex Robinson scored 23 points, Desmond Bane added 22 and TCU never trailed after struggling in the opener. The Horned Frogs (2-0) were sluggish opening the season as a ranked team for the Â“rst time in 20 years, trailing by as many as 11 points before rallying to beat Cal State BakersÂ“eld. TCU took the opposite approach against the Golden Eagles (1-2), running out to a 23-6 lead in the Â“rst seven minutes before Oral Roberts got within seven points in the second half. Emmanuel Nzekwesi had 16 points and eight rebounds for Oral Roberts.No. 4 Duke pulls away from Army AP PHOTODukeÂs Zion Williamson,left, blocks a shot by ArmyÂs Josh Caldwell, right, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. Duke won 94-72. COLLEGE BASKETBALL NHL NBAWASHINGTON (AP) Â„ Richard Panik and Alex Galchenyuk each had a goal and an assist, and the Arizona Coyotes became the latest team to take advantage of WashingtonÂs penalty-killing struggles in a 4-1 win over the Capitals on Sunday. Galchenyuk and Vinnie Hinostroza each scored on the man advantage for Arizona, which snapped a threegame skid in the third game of a four-game trip. Washington has allowed six power-play goals in its last four games. Darcy Kuemper made 38 saves for the Coyotes, whose top-ranked penalty kill improved to 20 of its last 21 after two kills against a Capitals power play that entered Sunday ranked second in the NHL. Derek Stepan added an empty-net goal with 1:32 remaining. Nicklas Backstrom scored an even-strength goal in the second period for Washington, which ended a fivegame homestand 2-2-1. Braden Holtby stopped 18 shots for the Capitals.PANTHERS 5, SENATORS 1SUNRISE (AP) Â„ Aleksander Barkov scored twice during FloridaÂs five-goal second period and the Panthers won their fourth straight. Frank Vatrano, Troy Brouwer and Jonathan Huberdeau also scored, and James Reimer made 33 saves. Reimer started in place of Roberto Luongo, who was given the night off after playing in SaturdayÂs 4-2 win over the New York Islanders. Mike Hoffman had two assists and has points in 12 straight games, one short of Pavel BureÂs franchise record of 13. Ryan Dzingel scored for the Senators, and Mike McKenna stopped 35 shots in his first start of the season.WILD 3, BLUES 2ST. LOUIS (AP) Â„ Mikael Granlund scored his 10th goal of the season in the third period to lift Minnesota to its fifth win in six games. Devan Dubnyk made 29 saves, and the Wild won for the 10th time in their last 12. They completed a franchise-record seven-game road trip at 5-2. Zach Parise and Joel Eriksson Ek also scored for Minnesota. Oskar Sundqvist and Alex Pietrangelo scored for St. Louis, which also lost at home to Minnesota 5-1 on Nov. 3. Coyotes score 2 power-play goals in win over Capitals AP PHOTOWashington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom scores against Arizona Coyotes goaltender Darcy Kuemper in the second period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018 in Washington. HOUSTON (AP) Â„ James Harden scored a season-high 40 points and Chris Paul added 26 to help the Houston Rockets to their Â“rst home win of the season, 115-103, over the Indiana Pacers on Sunday night. Clint Capela had 18 points and seven rebounds for the Rockets, who had lost the last two games of a season-long Â“ve-game road trip, dropped their Â“rst four home games. Houston was up by 10 with about four minutes left after Â“ve quick points by the Pacers, but Harden made two free throws after that to stretch the lead. The Pacers got within 8 on a basket by Cory Joseph with about 90 seconds left, but Paul made a layup a few seconds later to put the game out of reach. Victor Oladipo had 22 for the Pacers, who have lost three of their last four games. Bojan Bogdanovic added 20 points and had six assists, and Darren Collison had 13 points.HORNETS 113, PISTONS 103DETROIT (AP) Â„ Tony Parker scored 24 points, Kemba Walker had 24 points and seven assists in the win for Charlotte. Cody Zeller added 14 points to help Charlotte win for the third time in four games. Andre Drummond had 23 points and 22 rebounds for the Pistons, and Reggie Bullock had a career-high 23 points, hitting six 3-pointers. Detroit has lost six of eight after a 4-0 start. DetroitÂs Blake GrifÂ“n was given a Â”agrant-2 foul and ejected with 7:06 to play for a shoulder check on Malik Monk.MAGIC 115, KNICKS 89NEW YORK (AP) Â„ Terrence Ross scored 22 points, Nikola Vucevic had 21 points and 14 rebounds, and Orlando won its second straight and for the fourth time in Â“ve games. Harlem native Mo Bamba played his Â“rst NBA game at Madison Square Garden and had 15 points and eight rebounds. Evan Fournier added 12 points for the Magic. The Magic made a season-high 17 3-pointers off 42 attempts. Enes Kanter notched his Â“fth straight double-double with 16 points and 15 rebounds, and Kevin Knox had 17 points for the Knicks, whoÂve lost two straight and four of Â“ve.Harden leads Rockets to 1st home win over Pacers AP PHOTOHouston Rockets guard James Harde) drives around San Antonio Spurs guard DeMar DeRozan during the Â“rst half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, in San Antonio.
The Sun | Monday, November 12, 2018 www.yoursun.com SP Page 5 SCOREBOARD PRO FOOTBALLNFL All times Eastern AMERICAN CONFERENCE EAST W L T PCT. PF PA New England 7 3 0 .700 280 236 Miami 5 5 0 .500 199 256 Buffalo 3 7 0 .300 137 251 N.Y. Jets 3 7 0 .300 208 254 S OUTH W L T PCT. PF PA Houston 6 3 0 .667 216 184 Tennessee 5 4 0 .556 168 151 Indianapolis 4 5 0 .444 260 239 Jacksonville 3 6 0 .333 160 199 NORTH W L T PCT. PF PA Pittsburgh 6 2 1 .722 279 209 Cincinnati 5 4 0 .556 235 288 Baltimore 4 5 0 .444 213 160 Cleveland 3 6 1 .350 218 263 WEST W L T PCT. PF PA Kansas City 9 1 0 .900 353 240 L.A. Chargers 7 2 0 .778 240 186 Denver 3 6 0 .333 205 213 Oakland 1 8 0 .111 147 272 NATIONAL CONFERENCE EAST W L T PCT. PF PA Washington 6 3 0 .667 176 175 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 8 1 0 .889 330 232 Carolina 6 3 0 .667 241 232 A tlanta 4 5 0 .444 244 254 T ampa Bay 3 6 0 .333 232 291 NORTH W L T PCT. PF PA Chicago 6 3 0 .667 269 175 Minnesota 5 3 1 .611 221 204 Green Bay 4 4 1 .500 223 216 Detroit 3 6 0 .333 202 244 W EST W L T PCT. PF PA L.A. Rams 9 1 0 .900 335 231 S eattle 4 5 0 .444 219 192 A rizona 2 7 0 .222 124 225 S an Francisco 2 7 0 .222 207 239 WEEK 10 ThursdayÂs GamePittsburgh 52, Carolina 21SundayÂs GamesNew Orleans 51, Cincinnati 14 Cleveland 28, Atlanta 16 Kansas City 26, Arizona 14 Tennessee 34, New England 10 Washington 16, Tampa Bay 3 Indianapolis 29, Jacksonville 26 Buffalo 41, N.Y. Jets 10 Chicago 34, Detroit 22 L.A. Chargers 20, Oakland 6 Green Bay 31, Miami 12 L.A. Rams 36, Seattle 31 Dallas at Philadelphia, lateTodayÂs GameN.Y. Giants at San Francisco, 8:15 p.m. Open: Minnesota, Denver, Baltimore, HoustonWEEK 11 ThursdayÂs GameGreen Bay at Seattle, 8:20 p.m.Sunday, Nov. 18Houston at Washington, 1 p.m. Pittsburgh at Jacksonville, 1 p.m. Tampa Bay at N.Y. Giants, 1 p.m. Dallas at Atlanta, 1 p.m. Cincinnati at Baltimore, 1 p.m. Carolina at Detroit, 1 p.m. Tennessee at Indianapolis, 1 p.m. Denver at L.A. Chargers, 4:05 p.m. Oakland at Arizona, 4:05 p.m. Philadelphia at New Orleans, 4:25 p.m. Minnesota at Chicago, 8:20 p.m.Monday, Nov. 19Kansas City vs L.A. Rams at Mexico City, 8:15 p.m. Open: Buffalo, San Francisco, Miami, New England, Cleveland, N.Y. JetsNFL INJURY REPORTAs provided by the league, updated on Saturday:TodayN.Y. GIANTS at SAN FRANCISCO Â„ GIANTS: FULL: WR Jawill Davis (concussion), LB Alec Ogletree (hamstring), OT Chad Wheeler (ankle). 49ERS: OUT: LB Reuben Foster (hamstring), WR Pierre Garcon (knee), S Jaquiski Tartt (shoulder). LIMITED: TE George Kittle (chest). FILL: TE Garrett Celek (not injury related), G Joshua Garnett (thumb), C Weston Richburg (knee), T Joe Staley (not injury related).COLLEGE FOOTBALLTHE AP TOP 25 POLLThe Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with Â“rst-place votes in parentheses, records through Nov. 10, 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 (61) 10-0 1,525 1 2. Clemson 10-0 1,459 2 3. Notre Dame 10-0 1,406 3 4. Michigan 9-1 1,327 4 5. Georgia 9-1 1,288 5 6. Oklahoma 9-1 1,188 6 7. West Virginia 8-1 1,111 7 8. Washington State 9-1 1,052 10 9. Ohio State 9-1 1,050 8 10. Louisiana State 8-2 1,019 9 11. Central Florida 9-0 983 11 12. Syracuse 8-2 787 13 13. Texas 7-3 726 15 14. Utah State 9-1 689 14 15. Florida 7-3 575 19 16. Penn State 7-3 542 21 17. Washington 7-3 501 20 18. Iowa State 6-3 497 23 19. Cincinnati 9-1 344 25 20. Kentucky 7-3 337 12 21. Utah 7-3 307 Â„22. Boston College 7-3 254 17 23. Boise State 8-2 147 Â„24. Northwestern 6-4 136 Â„25. Mississippi State 6-4 133 18Others receiving votes: Army 128, UAB 78, Fresno St. 61, Michigan St. 31, NC State 30, Buffalo 29, Pittsburgh 28, Duke 20, Texas A&M 16, Iowa 8, Arizona St. 6, Stanford 3, Auburn 3, Troy 1.AMWAY COACHES TOP 25 POLLThe Amway Top 25 football poll, with Â“rstplace votes in parentheses, records through Nov. 10, total points based on 25 points for Â“rst place through one point for 25th, and last weekÂs ranking: RECORD PTS. LW 1. Alabama (64) 10-0 1,624 1 2. Clemson (1) 10-0 1,561 2 3. Notre Dame 10-0 1,490 3 4. Michigan 9-1 1,415 4 5. Georgia 9-1 1,369 5 6. Oklahoma 9-1 1,273 6 7. West Virginia 8-1 1,173 8 8. Ohio State 9-1 1,135 7 9. Washington State 9-1 1,119 9 10. Louisiana State 8-2 1,078 10 11. Central Florida 9-0 1,042 11 12. Syracuse 8-2 849 13 13. Utah State 9-1 698 16 14. Texas 7-3 662 19 15. Penn State 7-3 646 20 16. Florida 7-3 604 21 17. Washington 7-3 591 18 18. Iowa State 6-3 403 25 19. Utah 7-3 387 24 20. Cincinnati 9-1 383 23 21. Kentucky 7-3 318 12 22. Boston College 7-3 309 14 23. Mississippi State 6-4 219 15 24. Boise State 8-2 129 Â„25. Alabama-Birmingham 9-1 102 Â„ Others receiving votes: Northwestern 87; Fresno State 64; Army 58; Buffalo 56; Virginia 44; Duke 38; North Carolina State 37; Pittsburgh 30; Texas A&M 29; Michigan State 20; Auburn 19; Troy 17; Appalachian State 14; Missouri 13; San Diego State 10; Wisconsin 7; Arizona State 2; Tennessee 1.THE AP TOP 25 RESULTSNov. 8Wake Forest 27, No. 22 North Carolina State 23Nov. 9 No. 13 Syracuse 54, Louisville 23 Boise St. 24, No. 16 Fresno State 17SaturdayNo. 1 Alabama 24, No. 18 Mississippi State 0 No. 2 Clemson 27, No. 17 Boston College 7 No. 3 Notre Dame 42, Florida State 13 No. 4 Michigan 42, Rutgers 7 No. 5 Georgia 27, Auburn 10 No. 6 Oklahoma 48, Oklahoma State 47 No. 7 West Virginia 47, Texas Christian 10 No. 8 Ohio State 26, No. 24 Michigan State 6 No. 9 Louisiana State 24, Arkansas 17 No. 10 Washington State 31, Colorado 7 No. 11 Central Florida 35, Navy 24 Tennessee 24, No. 12 Kentucky 7 No. 14 Utah State 62, San Jose State 24 No. 15 Texas 41, Texas Tech 34 No. 19 Florida 35, South Carolina 31 No. 21 Penn State 22, Wisconsin 10 No. 23 Iowa State 28, Baylor 14 No. 25 Cincinnati 35, South Florida 23RESULTSNov. 8 SOUTHBethune-Cookman 28, NC Central 25, 2OTWake Forest 27, North Carolina State 23Nov. 9 EASTSyracuse 54, Louisville 23 FAR WESTBoise St. 24, Fresno St. 17SaturdayÂs Games EASTArmy 31, Lafayette 13 BYU 35, UMass 16 Central Connecticut St. 30, St. Francis (Pa.) 14 Clemson 27, Boston College 7 Colgate 48, Lehigh 6 Columbia 42, Brown 20 Dartmouth 35, Cornell 24 Duquesne 28, Sacred Heart 24 Georgetown 14, Bucknell 3 Harvard 29, Penn 7 Holy Cross 17, Fordham 13 Kennesaw St. 51, Monmouth (N.J.) 14 Michigan 42, Rutgers 7 New Hampshire 24, Albany (N.Y.) 10 Penn St. 22, Wisconsin 10 Pittsburgh 52, Virginia Tech 22 Princeton 59, Yale 43 SMU 62, UConn 50 Stony Brook 17, Delaware 3 Wagner 52, Bryant 36 William & Mary 24, Villanova 17SOUTHAlabama 24, Mississippi St. 0 Arkansas St. 44, Coastal Carolina 16 Bethune-Cookman 28, NC Central 25, 2OT Campbell 34, Presbyterian 6 Charleston Southern 16, Gardner-Webb 0 Duke 42, North Carolina 35 E. Kentucky 40, Robert Morris 39, OT FAU 34, W. Kentucky 15 Florida 35, South Carolina 31 Furman 49, VMI 13 Georgia 27, Auburn 10 Georgia Tech 27, Miami 21 Grambling St. 29, Alabama A&M 16 Hampton 54, MVSU 39 Jackson St. 20, Alabama St. 2 Jacksonville St. 41, Tennessee St. 14 James Madison 48, Rhode Island 31 Louisiana Tech 28, Rice 13 Louisiana-Lafayette 36, Georgia St. 22 Louisiana-Monroe 38, South Alabama 10 Maine 28, Richmond 9 Marshall 30, Charlotte 13 Memphis 47, Tulsa 21 Mercer 13, Chattanooga 9 Morgan St. 9, Delaware St. 0 Murray St. 40, SE Missouri 38 NC A&T 28, Savannah St. 12 Nicholls 47, Stephen F. Austin 14 Norfolk St. 29, Howard 17 North Alabama 31, North Greenville 28 Northwestern St. 37, McNeese St. 34, 2OT Old Dominion 34, North Texas 31 SC State 44, Florida A&M 21 Southern U. 56, Ark.-Pine Bluff 24 Tennessee 24, Kentucky 7 The Citadel 42, Samford 27 Towson 41, Elon 10 Troy 35, Georgia Southern 21 Tulane 24, East Carolina 18 UAB 26, Southern Miss. 23, OT UCF 35, Navy 24 UT Martin 38, Tennessee Tech 13 Virginia 45, Liberty 24 West Virginia 47, TCU 10 Wofford 38, W. Carolina 23MIDWESTBowling Green 24, Cent. Michigan 13 Butler 28, Stetson 23 Cincinnati 35, South Florida 23 Dayton 63, Morehead St. 20 Drake 13, Marist 10 E. Illinois 52, Austin Peay 21 E. Michigan 27, Akron 7 Indiana 34, Maryland 32 Indiana St. 28, Illinois St. 23 Iowa St. 28, Baylor 14 Kansas St. 21, Kansas 17 Minnesota 41, Purdue 10 Missouri 33, Vanderbilt 28 Missouri St. 34, Truman St. 33 N. Dakota St. 48, Missouri St. 7 Nebraska 54, Illinois 35 North Dakota 17, Portland St. 10 Northwestern 14, Iowa 10 Notre Dame 42, Florida St. 13 Ohio St. 26, Michigan St. 6 S. Dakota St. 57, S. Illinois 38 South Dakota 17, W. Illinois 12 Valparaiso 48, Jacksonville 30 Youngstown St. 31, N. Iowa 10SOUTHWESTAbilene Christian 17, Sam Houston St. 10 Appalachian St. 38, Texas St. 7 FIU 45, UTSA 7 Incarnate Word 40, Cent. Arkansas 27 LSU 24, Arkansas 17 Lamar 38, Houston Baptist 9 Middle Tennessee 48, UTEP 32 Oklahoma 48, Oklahoma St. 47 Temple 59, Houston 49 Texas 41, Texas Tech 34 Texas A&M 38, Mississippi 24FAR WESTAir Force 42, New Mexico 24 Arizona St. 31, UCLA 28 Cal Poly 37, Idaho St. 14 California 15, Southern Cal 14 E. Washington 59, UC Davis 20 Montana 46, Idaho 27 Montana St. 35, N. Colorado 7 Nevada 49, Colorado St. 10 San Diego 56, Davidson 52 Stanford 48, Oregon St. 17 UNLV 27, San Diego St. 24 Utah 32, Oregon 25 Utah St. 62, San Jose St. 24 Washington St. 31, Colorado 7 Weber St. 31, S. Utah 18 N. Arizona at Sacramento St., ppd.ODDSPREGAME.COM LINENATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION Todayat Chicago Off Off Dallas at Washington Off Off Orlando at Miami 1 223 Philadelphia at Toronto Off Off New Orleans Utah 2 205 at Memphis at Okla. City Off Off Phoenix at Minnesota Off Off Brooklyn San Antonio 3 218 at Sacra. at L.A. Clippers Off Off Golden StateCOLLEGE BASKETBALL TodayFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG at Butler 27 Detroit at VCU 7 Bowling Green at North Carolina 18 Stanford at Pittsburgh 4 Troy Oklahoma 8 at UTSA at Texas 20 Louisiana-Monroe at Arkansas 15 UC Davis Buffalo 1 at S. Illinois at Duquesne 7 Ill.-Chicago at Arizona St 13 Long Beach St. at Minnesota 8 Utah at Washington 8 San DiegoNATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE TodayFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE at Carolina -155 Chicago +145 at N.Y. Rangers -128 Vancouver +118 at Dallas -111 Columbus +101COLLEGE FOOTBALL TuesdayFAVORITE OPEN TODAY O/U UNDERDOG at Ball St. Off Off Off W. MichiganWednesdayBuffalo +1 2 Off at Ohio at No. Illinois 9 7 Off Miami (OH)ThursdayToledo 14 14 Off at Kent St. at Houston 13 9 Off Tulane at North Texas 3 3 Off FAUFridayMemphis 8 9 Off at SMU Boise St. 18 19 Off at NewMex.Saturdayat Michigan 26 26 Off Indiana Pittsburgh 7 7 Off at WFU Iowa 19 18 Off at Illinois at Purdue 5 4 Off Wisconsin at Georgia Tech 6 7 Off Virginia Northwestern 4 3 Off at Minn. at Clemson 26 27 Off Duke Penn State 26 26 Off at Rutgers Texas Tech 4 7 Off at Kansas St. at E.Carolina 14 14 Off UConn at Temple Off Off Off So.Florida at Georgia 45 43 Off UMass Ga. Southern 6 6 Off at C. Caro. Missouri 6 7 Off at Tennessee at Kentucky 14 14 Off Middle Tenn. Ohio State 13 14 Off at Maryland N.C. State 19 18 Off at Louisville at UCF 11 10 Off Cincinnati at Auburn 33 33 Off Liberty FIU 6 6 Off at Charlotte at BYU 22 21 Off NMSU at Wyoming +1 2 Off Air Force Utah 7 7 Off at Colorado Utah St. 24 26 Off at Colo. St. Notre Dame 10 10 Off Syracuse at Appal. St. Off Off Off Georgia St. at Marshall 21 22 Off UTSA Stanford 2 2 Off at California at Oregon 4 4 Off Arizona St. at Wash. St. 10 10 Off Arizona Nevada 14 14 Off at S.J. St. at Baylor Off Off Off TCU at Navy 5 5 Off Tulsa at Texas A&M Off Off Off UAB at Mis. St. 18 18 Off Arkansas West Virginia 5 5 Off at Okla. St. Louisiana Tech 3 3 Off at So. Miss. at Akron Off Off Off Bowl.Green at LSU 44 44 Off Rice at Vanderbilt 2 2 Off Mississippi at Florida St. Off Off Off Boston Col. at Oklahoma 34 34 Off Kansas at Washington 31 31 Off Oregon St. at Arkansas St. 9 9 Off ULM at Troy 22 22 Off Texas State at ULL Off Off Off So.Alabama Miami 3 3 Off at Va. Tech at W. Kentucky 7 7 Off UTEP Michigan St. 2 2 Off at Nebraska at Texas 3 3 Off Iowa St. Southern Calif. 5 5 Off at UCLA at Fresno St. 16 16 Off S.D. St. at Hawaii Off Off Off UNLVNATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE TodayFAVORITE OPEN TODAY O/U UNDERDOG at San Francisco 3 3 44 N.Y. GiantsThursdayat Seattle 2 2 Off Green BayNext SundayCarolina 3 3 Off at Detroit at Atlanta 4 3 Off Dallas at Baltimore 5 6 Off Cincinnati at Chicago 2 2 Off Minnesota at New Orleans 7 7 Off Philadelphia at Indianapolis 2 2 Off Tennessee at Washington 1 1 Off Houston at N.Y. Giants Pk 1 Off Tampa Bay at L.A. Chargers 7 7 Off Denver at Arizona 3 3 Off Oakland Pittsburgh 4 4 Off at JacksnvilNext MondayL.A. Rams 1 1 Off Kansas City Updated odds available at Pregame.comTRANSACTIONSBASKETBALLNational Basketball AssociationWASHINGTON WIZARDS Â„ Assigned G Chasson Randle to Capital City (NBAGL).PRO BASKETBALLNBAAll times Eastern EASTERN CONFERENCE ATLANTIC DIVISION W L PCT GB Toronto 12 1 .923 Â„ Boston 7 5 .583 4 Philadelphia 8 6 .571 4 Brooklyn 6 7 .462 6 New York 4 10 .286 8 SOUTHEAST DIVISION W L PCT GB Charlotte 7 6 .538 Â„ Orlando 6 7 .462 1 Miami 5 7 .417 1 Atlanta 3 9 .250 3 Washington 3 9 .250 3 CENTRAL DIVISION W L PCT GB Milwaukee 10 3 .769 Â„ Indiana 8 6 .571 2 Detroit 6 6 .500 3 Chicago 4 9 .308 6 Cleveland 1 11 .083 8 WESTERN CONFERENCE SOUTHWEST DIVISION W L PCT GB San Antonio 7 4 .636 Â„ Memphis 7 4 .636 Â„ New Orleans 6 6 .500 1 Houston 5 7 .417 2 Dallas 4 8 .333 3 NORTHWEST DIVISION W L PCT GB Portland 9 3 .750 Â„ Denver 9 4 .692 Oklahoma City 7 5 .583 2 Utah 6 6 .500 3 Minnesota 4 9 .308 5 PACIFIC DIVISION W L PCT GB Golden State 11 2 .846 Â„ L.A. Clippers 7 5 .583 3 Sacramento 7 6 .538 4 L.A. Lakers 6 6 .500 4 Phoenix 2 10 .167 8SaturdayÂs GamesToronto 128, New York 112 L.A. Clippers 128, Milwaukee 126, OT New Orleans 119, Phoenix 99 Chicago 99, Cleveland 98 Memphis 112, Philadelphia 106, OT Washington 116, Miami 110 Golden State 116, Brooklyn 100 San Antonio 96, Houston 89 Dallas 111, Oklahoma City 96 L.A. Lakers 101, Sacramento 86SundayÂs GamesCharlotte 113, Detroit 103 Houston 115, Indiana 103 Orlando 115, New York 89 Milwaukee 121, Denver 114 Boston at Portland, late Atlanta at L.A. Lakers, lateTodayÂs GamesOrlando at Washington, 7 p.m. New Orleans at Toronto, 7:30 p.m. Philadelphia at Miami, 7:30 p.m. Brooklyn at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Dallas at Chicago, 8 p.m. Phoenix at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. Utah at Memphis, 8 p.m. San Antonio at Sacramento, 10 p.m. Golden State at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.HORNETS 113, PISTONS 103CHARLOTTE (113) Batum 2-6 0-0 5, Williams 3-9 1-2 10, Zeller 5-11 4-4 14, Walker 9-17 4-4 24, Lamb 4-6 0-0 10, Bridges 3-4 2-2 8, Kidd-Gilchrist 2-3 1-2 5, Hernangomez 4-6 0-0 9, Graham 0-0 0-0 0, Parker 11-18 0-0 24, Monk 0-5 4-4 4, Bacon 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 43-85 16-18 113. DETROIT (103) Robinson III 2-9 0-0 5, GrifÂ“n 4-16 2-3 10, Drummond 9-16 5-7 23, Jackson 6-15 5-6 19, Bullock 7-13 3-3 23, Johnson 2-9 0-0 4, Pachulia 1-2 0-0 2, Smith 3-12 0-0 7, Calderon 0-3 0-0 0, Galloway 4-9 0-0 10. Totals 38-104 15-19 103. CHARLOTTE 24 27 32 30 Â„ 113 DETROIT 27 22 26 28 Â„ 103 3-Point GoalsÂ„Charlotte 11-28 (Williams 3-7, Parker 2-2, Lamb 2-2, Walker 2-5, Hernangomez 1-2, Batum 1-4, Bridges 0-1, Zeller 0-1, Kidd-Gilchrist 0-1, Monk 0-3), Detroit 12-45 (Bullock 6-9, Galloway 2-6, Jackson 2-8, Smith 1-6, Robinson III 1-6, Calderon 0-2, Johnson 0-3, GrifÂ“n 0-5). Fouled OutÂ„Zeller. ReboundsÂ„Charlotte 46 (Bridges, Batum 8), Detroit 51 (Drummond 22). AssistsÂ„Charlotte 24 (Walker 8), Detroit 21 (Jackson 7). Total FoulsÂ„ Charlotte 26, Detroit 18. TechnicalsÂ„Walker, GrifÂ“n. EjectedÂ„GrifÂ“n. AÂ„15,133 (20,491).ROCKETS 115, PACERS 103INDIANA (103) Bogdanovic 6-11 5-5 20, Young 6-9 1-2 13, Turner 3-7 3-3 9, Collison 5-10 0-1 13, Oladipo 7-24 5-6 22, McDermott 1-2 1-1 4, Sabonis 4-4 3-6 11, OÂQuinn 0-0 0-0 0, Joseph 2-4 0-0 5, Evans 2-7 2-2 6. Totals 36-78 20-26 103. HOUSTON (115) Ennis III 0-3 0-2 0, Tucker 4-6 0-0 12, Capela 8-9 2-5 18, Paul 8-13 5-7 26, Harden 9-20 1415 40, Hartenstein 2-4 0-0 4, Clark 2-5 1-1 6, Gordon 3-14 1-2 9. Totals 36-74 23-32 115. INDIANA 31 23 27 22 Â„ 103 HOUSTON 32 44 26 13 Â„ 115 3-Point GoalsÂ„Indiana 11-29 (Bogdanovic 3-5, Collison 3-5, Oladipo 3-10, McDermott 1-2, Joseph 1-3, Young 0-2, Evans 0-2), Houston 20-47 (Harden 8-18, Paul 5-8, Tucker 4-6, Gordon 2-9, Clark 1-4, Ennis III 0-2). Fouled OutÂ„None. ReboundsÂ„Indiana 35 (Oladipo 10), Houston 38 (Clark 8). AssistsÂ„Indiana 24 (Oladipo 7), Houston 18 (Harden 9). Total FoulsÂ„Indiana 22, Houston 22. TechnicalsÂ„Indiana coach Pacers (Defensive three second) 2, Oladipo, Houston coach Rockets (Defensive three second), Harden. AÂ„18,055 (18,500).MAGIC 115, KNICKS 89ORLANDO (115) Iwundu 3-8 0-0 7, Martin 2-10 2-2 7, Vucevic 10-17 0-0 21, Fournier 5-13 0-0 12, Augustin 3-7 0-0 9, Frazier Jr. 0-1 0-0 0, Birch 2-3 0-0 4, Bamba 5-11 4-5 15, Briscoe 0-1 0-0 0, Simmons 3-9 3-3 9, Grant 3-6 0-0 9, Ross 8-12 1-1 22. Totals 44-98 10-11 115. NEW YORK (89) Dotson 2-4 0-0 5, Vonleh 2-6 0-0 4, Robinson 2-3 0-0 4, Ntilikina 0-3 0-0 0, Hardaway Jr. 2-12 3-4 7, Knox 4-11 7-10 17, Hezonja 3-9 4-6 12, Kanter 7-15 2-2 16, Burke 5-13 0-0 10, Mudiay 1-4 1-3 3, Trier 3-8 3-3 9, Baker 0-0 2-2 2. Totals 31-88 22-30 89. ORLANDO 30 35 22 28 Â„ 115 NEW YORK 10 30 20 29 Â„ 89 3-Point GoalsÂ„Orlando 17-42 (Ross 5-8, Augustin 3-5, Grant 3-6, Fournier 2-6, Iwundu 1-2, Bamba 1-3, Vucevic 1-3, Martin 1-5, Frazier Jr. 0-1, Simmons 0-3), New York 5-28 (Hezonja 2-3, Knox 2-6, Dotson 1-2, Vonleh 0-1, Kanter 0-1, Ntilikina 0-2, Trier 0-2, Mudiay 0-2, Burke 0-3, Hardaway Jr. 0-6). Fouled OutÂ„None. ReboundsÂ„Orlando 50 (Vucevic 14), New York 56 (Kanter 15). AssistsÂ„Orlando 31 (Grant 8), New York 13 (Burke 5). Total FoulsÂ„Orlando 21, New York 21. TechnicalsÂ„Iwundu, Orlando coach Magic (Defensive three second), Simmons. AÂ„19,812 (19,812).BUCKS 121, NUGGETS 114MILWAUKEE (121) Middleton 8-12 2-2 21, Antetokounmpo 1116 0-5 22, Lopez 10-17 0-0 28, Bledsoe 4-10 3-3 12, Brogdon 7-13 3-3 20, Ilyasova 3-5 0-0 6, Henson 1-3 0-0 3, Connaughton 1-3 0-0 2, DiVincenzo 1-3 0-0 2, Snell 2-2 0-0 5. Totals 48-84 8-13 121. DENVER (114) Hernangomez 3-5 0-0 8, Millsap 6-14 8-11 25, Jokic 7-14 2-2 20, Murray 7-16 0-0 14, Harris 5-14 3-5 15, Plumlee 0-1 1-2 1, Lyles 7-11 0-0 16, M.Morris 2-6 0-0 5, Beasley 4-8 0-0 10. Totals 41-89 14-20 114. MILWAUKEE 33 30 36 22 Â„ 121 DENVER 35 24 29 26 Â„ 114 3-Point GoalsÂ„Milwaukee 17-34 (Lopez 8-13, Brogdon 3-3, Middleton 3-5, Snell 1-1, Henson 1-2, Bledsoe 1-3, Antetokounmpo 0-1, Connaughton 0-2, DiVincenzo 0-2, Ilyasova 0-2), Denver 18-38 (Millsap 5-8, Jokic 4-8, Hernangomez 2-3, Beasley 2-4, Lyles 2-5, Harris 2-6, M.Morris 1-2, Plumlee 0-1, Murray 0-1). Fouled OutÂ„Ilyasova. ReboundsÂ„Milwaukee 41 (Antetokounmpo 9), Denver 39 (Millsap 8). AssistsÂ„ Milwaukee 27 (Antetokounmpo 8), Denver 27 (M.Morris 10). Total FoulsÂ„Milwaukee 17, Denver 16. AÂ„19,520 (19,520).COLLEGE BASKETBALLMENÂS BASKETBALL THE AP TOP 25 RESULTSSaturdayÂs GamesNo. 3 Gonzaga 104, Texas Southern 67 No. 9 Villanova 86, Quinnipiac 53 No. 16 Syracuse 84, Morehead State 70 No. 19 Michigan 56, Holy Cross 37 No. 24 Purdue 84, Ball State 75SundayÂs GamesNo. 4 Duke 94, Army 72 No. 5 Virginia 76, George Washington 57 No. 10 Michigan St. 106, Florida Gulf Coast 82 No. 17 Florida State 80, Tulane 69 No. 18 Mississippi State 77, Hartford 59 No. 20 Texas Christian 79, Oral Roberts 62RESULTSSUNDAYÂS GAMES EASTBoston College 74, St. Francis Brooklyn 69 Boston U. 94, Emerson 57 Colgate 73, Cornell 57 Dartmouth 82, Loyola (Md.) 80 NJIT 63, Brown 60 Rutgers 95, Drexel 66 Towson 93, Wesley (DE) 66 UConn 94, UMKC 66SOUTHAlabama 81, Appalachian St. 73 Alabama St. 97, LaGrange 63 Duke 94, Army 72 East Carolina 84, Lamar 78, OT FAU 80, UCF 79 Florida St. 80, Tulane 69 Howard 99, Central Penn College 71 Louisiana Tech 76, Sam Houston St. 69 Marshall 76, Hofstra 72 Mississippi St. 77, Hartford 59 N. Kentucky 99, Wabash 59 Savannah St. 105, Middle Georgia 95 South Alabama 106, Huntingdon 76 VMI 98, Goucher 34 Virginia 76, George Washington 57MIDWESTCreighton 75, ETSU 69 E. Michigan 97, Goshen 74 Iowa 93, Green Bay 82 Michigan St. 106, Florida Gulf Coast 82 Missouri St. 83, Stetson 70 N. Dakota St. 82, UC Santa Barbara 63 Nebraska 87, SE Louisiana 35 Ohio St. 107, Purdue Fort Wayne 61SOUTHWESTSouthern Miss. 74, SMU 64 TCU 79, Oral Roberts 62FAR WESTArizona 82, Cal Poly 61 Hawaii 90, Humboldt State 54 Washington St. 89, Nicholls 72 Utah Valley at Saint MaryÂs (Cal), late Vanderbilt at Southern Cal, late Presentation College at Montana St., late Bryant at Seattle, late North Texas at Hawaii, lateSCHEDULEAll times EasternTODAYÂS GAMES EASTMount Saint Vincent at New Hampshire, 1 p.m. Monmouth (NJ) at Saint JosephÂs, 7 p.m. Manhattan at UMBC, 7 p.m. Jacksonville St. at Penn St., 7 p.m. Misericordia at Binghamton, 7 p.m. St. Bonaventure at Niagara, 7 p.m. Troy at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m. Western New England at Sacred Heart, 7:30 p.m. Ill.-Chicago at Duquesne, 8 p.m.SOUTHBridgewater at James Madison, 7 p.m. Austin Peay at South Florida, 7 p.m. Welch at Presbyterian, 7 p.m. Bowling Green at VCU, 7 p.m. Stanford at North Carolina, 7 p.m. Mid-Atlantic Christian at The Citadel, 7 p.m. NC A&T at Maryland, 7 p.m. Kennesaw St. at Samford, 7:30 p.m. Pensacola Christian at New Orleans, 8 p.m. Middle Tennessee at Belmont, 8 p.m.MIDWESTDetroit at Butler, 6:30 p.m. Heidelberg at Youngstown St., 7 p.m. Campbell at Ohio, 7 p.m. Midway at Miami (Ohio), 7 p.m. Quincy at SE Missouri, 7:30 p.m. Buffalo at S. Illinois, 8 p.m. Texas Southern at Iowa St., 8 p.m. American U. at Northwestern, 8 p.m. N. Arizona at South Dakota, 8 p.m. Morgan St. at DePaul, 8:30 p.m. Utah at Minnesota, 9 p.m. Vermont at Kansas, 9 p.m. Denver at Kansas St., 9 p.m.SOUTHWESTRio Grande at Texas A&M-CC, 8 p.m. Oklahoma at UTSA, 8 p.m. Alabama A&M at Rice, 8 p.m. UC Davis at Arkansas, 8 p.m. Univ. of the Ozarks at Cent. Arkansas, 8 p.m. Louisiana-Monroe at Texas, 8 p.m. Prairie View at Baylor, 8 p.m. Texas Lutheran at Incarnate Word, 8 p.m. Missouri Baptist at Arkansas St., 8:30 p.m.FAR WESTJacksonville at Grand Canyon, 9 p.m. Long Beach St. at Arizona St., 9 p.m. Montana Tech at Montana, 9 p.m. Sonoma State at San Francisco, 10 p.m. Life PaciÂ“c College at UC Irvine, 10 p.m. San Diego at Washington, 11 p.m.WOMENÂS BASKETBALL THE AP TOP 25 RESULTSSaturdayÂs GameNo. 3 Oregon 75, No. 18 Syracuse 73SundayÂs GamesNo. 2 UConn 85, Ohio State 53 No. 4 Baylor 65, No. 23 Arizona State 59 No. 7 Stanford 115, Idaho 71 No. 9 Maryland 82, Dayton 71 No. 10 South Carolina at Alabama State, late No. 11 Tennessee 97, Presbyterian 49 No. 14 Georgia 85, Winthrop 39 No. 17 N.C. State 78, Kent State 61 No. 19 Marquette 102, Northern Iowa 61 No. 20 Texas A&M 73, Jacksonville 53 Northwestern 84, No. 21 Duke 58 No. 24 California 75, Penn State 58 No. 25 Miami 75, Hartford 62PRO HOCKEYNHLAll times Eastern EASTERN CONFERENCE ATLANTIC DIVISION GP W L OT PTS GF GA Tampa Bay 17 12 4 1 25 63 48 Toronto 17 11 6 0 22 58 46 Boston 17 10 5 2 22 53 41 Montreal 17 9 5 3 21 58 55 Buffalo 17 9 6 2 20 53 52 Ottawa 18 7 8 3 17 62 76 Detroit 17 7 8 2 16 47 60 Florida 14 6 5 3 15 47 45 METROPOLITAN DIVISION GP W L OT PTS GF GA Columbus 17 9 6 2 20 56 58 Philadelphia 17 9 7 1 19 57 60 N.Y. Islanders 16 8 6 2 18 49 42 N.Y. Rangers 17 8 7 2 18 50 54 Pittsburgh 15 7 5 3 17 51 47 Washington 16 7 6 3 17 54 56 Carolina 17 7 7 3 17 47 52 New Jersey 15 6 8 1 13 45 54 WESTERN CONFERENCE CENTRAL DIVISION GP W L OT PTS GF GA Nashville 16 13 3 0 26 56 35 Minnesota 17 11 4 2 24 54 44 Winnipeg 16 10 5 1 21 51 42 Dallas 17 9 6 2 20 50 48 Colorado 16 7 6 3 17 55 49 St. Louis 15 6 6 3 15 52 51 Chicago 17 6 8 3 15 49 64 PACIFIC DIVISION GP W L OT PTS GF GA Vancouver 18 10 6 2 22 60 62 Calgary 17 10 6 1 21 55 53 San Jose 17 8 6 3 19 53 54 Arizona 16 8 7 1 17 45 39 Edmonton 16 8 7 1 17 45 50 Anaheim 18 7 8 3 17 42 53 Vegas 18 7 10 1 15 44 54 Los Angeles 16 5 10 1 11 33 50 2 points for win, 1 point for overtime loss. Top 3 teams in each division and two wild cards per conference advance to playoffs. SaturdayÂs Games Philadelphia 4, Chicago 0 Buffalo 4, Vancouver 3, SO Nashville 5, Dallas 4, OT Boston 5, Toronto 1 Florida 4, N.Y. Islanders 2 Pittsburgh 4, Arizona 0 Montreal 5, Vegas 4 Detroit 4, Carolina 3, SO Ottawa 6, Tampa Bay 4 N.Y. Rangers 5, Columbus 4, SOCalgary 1, Los Angeles 0 SundayÂs Games Minnesota 3, St. Louis 2 Florida 5, Ottawa 1 Arizona 4, Washington 1 Winnipeg 5, New Jersey 2 Boston 4, Vegas 1 Calgary at San Jose, late Colorado at Edmonton, late TodayÂs Games Chicago at Carolina, 7 p.m. Vancouver at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m. Columbus at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. Nashville at Anaheim, 10 p.m.AHLAll times EasternEASTERN CONFERENCE ATLANTIC DIVISION GP W L OL SOL PTS GF GA Charlotte 14 11 3 0 0 22 54 37 Bridgeport 15 9 5 1 0 19 57 54 SpringÂ“eld 12 7 3 0 2 16 47 38 Lehigh Valley 13 7 4 1 1 16 55 49 WB/Scranton 14 7 5 1 1 16 46 43 Hershey 16 7 8 0 1 15 37 51 Hartford 16 5 8 1 2 13 45 61 Providence 14 5 7 2 0 12 46 46 NORTH DIVISION GP W L OL SOL PTS GF GA Rochester 14 10 3 1 0 21 53 39 Cleveland 15 8 6 1 0 17 47 52 Binghamton 15 7 6 2 0 16 44 54 Laval 15 6 8 1 0 13 38 39 Utica 15 6 8 1 0 13 42 54 Belleville 14 6 8 0 0 12 44 52 Toronto 12 5 5 0 2 12 55 52 Syracuse 11 5 5 1 0 11 38 36 WESTERN CONFERENCE CENTRAL DIVISION GP W L OL SOL PTS GF GA Milwaukee 16 9 4 3 0 21 54 43 Rockford 15 8 4 1 2 19 42 40 Chicago 14 8 5 0 1 17 55 46 Iowa 13 8 4 1 0 17 50 35 Manitoba 13 7 6 0 0 14 34 43 Texas 13 6 5 1 1 14 48 44 Grand Rapids 13 6 6 0 1 13 40 45 San Antonio 15 3 12 0 0 6 29 49 PACIFIC DIVISION GP W L OL SOL PTS GF GA Tucson 13 9 3 0 1 19 47 37 San Jose 13 9 3 0 1 19 43 27 BakersÂ“eld 11 7 4 0 0 14 44 33 Colorado 12 6 4 2 0 14 38 37 San Diego 11 5 4 1 1 12 40 44 Stockton 13 5 7 1 0 11 39 60 Ontario 12 4 5 2 1 11 44 552 points for win, 1 point for OT/shootout lossSaturdayÂs GamesManitoba 6, Grand Rapids 2 WB/Scranton 4, Hartford 1 Bridgeport 5, Providence 4, OT Hershey 3, SpringÂ“eld 2 Cleveland 4, Laval 2 Toronto 8, Belleville 2 Charlotte 7, Lehigh Valley 4 Binghamton 5, Utica 1 Rockford 4, Chicago 3 Texas 8, San Antonio 1 BakersÂ“eld 4, Iowa 3 Tucson 1, San Jose 0 San Diego 3, Colorado 2SundayÂs GamesBridgeport 4, Charlotte 2 Providence 5, WB/Scranton 2 Milwaukee 7, Chicago 2 Texas 4, San Antonio 2 Syracuse 7, Hershey 2 Ontario 4, Stockton 1TodayÂs GamesNone scheduled TuesdayÂs GamesManitoba at San Antonio, 11:30 a.m. Toronto at Laval, 7:30 p.m. Stockton at Colorado, 9:05 p.m.GOLFPGA TOURMAYAKOBA CLASSICSundayÂs leaders at El Camaleon GC at the Mayakoba Resort, Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Purse: $7.2 million. Yardage: 6,987; Par: 71 (36-35)FinalMatt Kuchar (500), $1,296,000 64-64-65-69Â„262 Danny Lee (300), $777,600 65-66-67-65Â„263 J.J. Spaun (163), $417,600 69-65-65-66Â„265 Richy Werenski (163), $417,600 65-66-67-67Â„265 Brice Garnett (110), $288,000 68-67-65-66Â„266 Jim Furyk (89), $233,100 69-65-66-67Â„267 Pat Perez (89), $233,100 66-67-67-67Â„267 Scott Piercy (89), $233,100 67-68-70-62Â„267 Harold Varner III (89), $233,100 65-69-68-65Â„267 Cameron Champ (65), $165,600 68-62-69-69Â„268 Adam Hadwin (65), $165,600 65-67-68-68Â„268 Whee Kim (65), $165,600 68-63-66-71Â„268 Anirban Lahiri (65), $165,600 65-66-69-68Â„268 Aaron Wise (65), $165,600 71-65-63-69Â„268 Emiliano Grillo (55), $129,600 65-68-67-69Â„269 Armando Favela, $108,000 67-67-70-66Â„270 Tony Finau (49), $108,000 69-65-67-69Â„270 Rickie Fowler (49), $108,000 66-68-69-67Â„270 Stephan Jaeger (49), $108,000 65-69-68-68Â„270 C.T. Pan (49), $108,000 67-69-68-66Â„270 Abraham Ancer (39), $74,880 65-68-67-71Â„271 Ryan Armour (39), $74,880 67-67-71-66Â„271 Jason Dufner (39), $74,880 69-66-72-64Â„271 Billy Horschel (39), $74,880 71-66-69-65Â„271 J.T. Poston (39), $74,880 65-69-68-69Â„271 Si Woo Kim (33), $55,440 71-67-68-66Â„272 Chez Reavie (33), $55,440 67-68-68-69Â„272 Vaughn Taylor (33), $55,440 69-68-65-70Â„272 Bud Cauley (24), $42,880 65-68-71-69Â„273 James Hahn (24), $42,880 66-67-70-70Â„273 Russell Henley (24), $42,880 66-69-68-70Â„273 Kramer Hickok (24), $42,880 64-68-74-67Â„273 Sung Kang (24), $42,880 65-70-71-67Â„273 Scott Langley (24), $42,880 69-67-69-68Â„273 Kyoung-Hoon Lee (24), $42,880 66-66-72-69Â„273 Steve Marino (24), $42,880 70-64-70-69Â„273 Seth Reeves (24), $42,880 68-69-69-67Â„273PGA TOUR CHAMPIONSCHARLES SCHWAB CUP CHAMPIONSHIPSundayÂs leaders at Phoenix CC, Phoenix Purse: $2.5 million. Yardage: 6,763; Par: 71 (36-35)FinalVijay Singh, $440,000 67-67-67-61Â„262 Tim Petrovic, $250,000 63-67-66-70Â„266 Scott McCarron, $192,500 65-64-66-72Â„267 Wes Short, Jr., $192,500 70-63-65-69Â„267 Stephen Ames, $138,125 68-67-61-72Â„268 Woody Austin, $138,125 68-69-67-64Â„268 Paul Goydos, $100,000 63-65-69-73Â„270 Marco Dawson, $72,500 69-65-67-70Â„271 Joe Durant, $72,500 67-69-68-67Â„271 Kent Jones, $72,500 67-71-66-67Â„271 Kevin Sutherland, $72,500 67-68-69-67Â„271 Jerry Kelly, $60,000 68-67-68-69Â„272 Bernhard Langer, $53,750 70-70-66-67Â„273 Gene Sauers, $53,750 70-71-62-70Â„273 David Toms, $53,750 69-67-65-72Â„273 Duffy Waldorf, $53,750 68-65-69-71Â„273 Kenny Perry, $47,500 71-69-68-66Â„274 Scott Parel, $45,000 71-69-68-67Â„275 Brandt Jobe, $37,500 69-69-67-71Â„276 Colin Montgomerie, $37,500 69-73-68-66Â„276 Glen Day, $30,000 66-70-65-76Â„277 Billy Andrade, $26,250 71-68-66-73Â„278 Tom Lehman, $26,250 71-70-71-66Â„278 Miguel Angel Jimnez, $23,125 69-75-69-66Â„279 Kirk Triplett, $23,125 73-70-69-67Â„279 Paul Broadhurst, $19,531 70-71-66-73Â„280 Bart Bryant, $19,531 71-70-69-70Â„280 Jeff Maggert, $19,531 67-71-71-71Â„280 Tom Pernice Jr., $19,531 71-68-71-70Â„280 Lee Janzen, $17,188 67-73-72-69Â„281 Ken Tanigawa, $17,188 74-70-64-73Â„281 Rocco Mediate, $16,250 73-72-69-70Â„284 Jay Haas, $15,625 70-70-70-75Â„285 Billy Mayfair, $15,000 67-74-74-71Â„286 Scott Dunlap, $14,375 73-73-72-69Â„287AUTO RACINGNASCAR MONSTER ENERGY CUPCAN-AM 500Sunday at ISM Raceway, Avondale, Ariz. Lap length: 1 mile(Start position in parentheses)1. (6) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 312 laps. 2. (12) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 312. 3. (8) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 312. 4. (18) Aric Almirola, Ford, 312. 5. (1) Kevin Harvick, Ford, 312. 6. (21) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 312. 7. (17) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 312. 8. (15) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 312. 9. (19) William Byron, Chevrolet, 312. 10. (30) Bubba Wallace, Chevrolet, 312. 11. (22) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 312. 12. (24) AJ Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 312. 13. (10) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 312. 14. (13) Martin Truex Jr, Toyota, 312. 15. (20) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 312. 16. (23) Michael McDowell, Ford, 311. 17. (7) Erik Jones, Toyota, 310. 18. (25) Chris Buescher, Chevrolet, 310. 19. (28) Ty Dillon, Chevrolet, 310. 20. (31) David Ragan, Ford, 310. 21. (27) Matt DiBenedetto, Ford, 310. 22. (29) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 310. 23. (2) Chase Elliott, Chevrolet, 309. 24. (33) Ross Chastain, Chevrolet, 309. 25. (34) Cole Whitt, Chevrolet, 309. 26. (32) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 308. 27. (38) D.J. Kennington, Toyota, 306. 28. (39) Cody Ware, Chevrolet, 306. 29. (11) Paul Menard, Ford, 303. 30. (5) Alex Bowman, Chevrolet, accident, 285. 31. (36) Tanner Berryhill, Toyota, accident, 283. 32. (14) Kurt Busch, Ford, accident, 272. 33. (3) Ricky Stenhouse Jr, Ford, accident, 262. 34. (4) Ryan Blaney, Ford, garage, 237. 35. (16) Clint Bowyer, Ford, accident, 133. 36. (26) Daniel Suarez, Toyota, accident, 96. 37. (9) Joey Logano, Ford, accident, 95. 38. (35) JJ Yeley, Toyota, oil leak, 88. 39. (37) Timmy Hill, Ford, oil leak, 40. Race StatisticsAverage Speed of Race Winner: 98.354 mph. Time of Race: 3 hours, 10 minutes, 20 seconds. Margin of Victory: 0.501 seconds. Caution Flags: 10 for 61 laps. Lead Changes: 17 among 9 drivers. Lap Leaders: K. Harvick (P) 1-72; C. Elliott (P) 73-78; R. Blaney 79; C. Elliott (P) 80-83; K. Busch (P) 84-135; R. Blaney 136; M. Truex Jr. (P) 137-143; K. Busch (P) 144-224; C. Elliott (P) 225-230; R. Blaney 231; B. Keselowski 232-243; M. Truex Jr. (P) 244; B. Keselowski 245-264; K. Harvick (P) 265; E. Jones 266-276; K. Busch (P) 277-288; R. Newman 289; K. Busch (P) 290-312. Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Lead, Laps Led): Kyle Busch (P) 3 times for 116 laps; Kevin Harvick (P) 2 times for 73 laps; Kurt Busch (P) 1 time for 52 laps; Brad Keselowski 2 times for 32 laps; Chase Elliott (P) 3 times for 16 laps; Erik Jones 1 time for 11 laps; Martin Truex Jr. (P) 2 times for 8 laps; Ryan Blaney 3 times for 3 laps; Ryan Newman 1 time for 1 lap.
Page 6 SP www.yoursun.com The Sun | Monday, November 12, 2018 to Josh Doctson for the gameÂs only touchdown early in the fourth quarter. Hopkins kicked Â“eld goals of 43, 43 and 26 yards, the last set up by Greg StromanÂs fourth-quarter interception and 24-yard return to the Bucs 14. The Redskins were outgained 279 yards to 136 in the Â“rst two quarters, yet led 6-3 at halftime after getting two Â“eld goals from Hopkins. The Bucs moved into RedskinsÂ territory on all Â“ve of their Â“rst-half possessions, but had little to show after Josh Norman made a leaping interception on the goal line of a pass intended for Chris Godwin, and Chandler Catanzaro missed a 30-yard Â“eld goal. Catanzaro also missed a 47-yarder early in the second half. Rodgers Â“nished with eight receptions for 102 yards for Tampa Bay. Godwin had seven catches for 100 yards. Adrian Peterson helped the Redskins run out the clock late, Â“nishing with 68 yards rushing on 19 attempts.INJURIESRedskins: With Trent Williams recovering from surgery on his right thumb, Ty Nsekhe started at left tackle along with guards Jonathan Cooper and Tony Bergstrom, replacements for Shawn Lauvao and Brandon Scherff, who were lost for the season against the Falcons. Cornerback Quinton Dunbar (shin) also missed the game, with Fabian Moreau Â“lling in. Buccaneers: Played without defensive end Vinny Curry for the third time in four games. Safety Justin Evans (toe) left in the second quarter and linebacker Lavonte David (knee) departed in the third, though both returned.UP NEXTRedskins: Home vs. Houston next Sunday. Buccaneers: at New York Giants next Sunday.REDSKINS 16, BUCS 3Washington 3 3 0 10 Â„ 16 Tampa Bay 0 3 0 0 Â„ 3 First Quarter WasÂ„FG Hopkins 43, :10. Second Quarter TBÂ„FG Catanzaro 33, 2:03. WasÂ„FG Hopkins 43, :20. Fourth Quarter WasÂ„Doctson 6 pass from A.Smith (Hopkins kick), 14:07. WasÂ„FG Hopkins 26, 12:03. AÂ„52,667. Was TB First downs 15 29 Total Net Yards 286 501 Rushes-yards 25-116 24-103 Passing 170 398 Punt Returns 0-0 1-8 Kickoff Returns 1-19 0-0 Interceptions Ret. 2-55 0-0 Comp-Att-Int 19-27-0 29-41-2 Sacked-Yards Lost 3-8 2-8 Punts 5-49.4 1-44.0 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 4-2 Penalties-Yards 8-52 5-50 Time of Possession 28:49 31:11 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGÂ„Washington, Peterson 19-68, Bibbs 3-28, A.Smith 2-16, M.Harris 1-4. Tampa Bay, Barber 13-61, Fitzpatrick 8-35, Wilson 2-7, Rodgers 1-0. PASSINGÂ„Washington, A.Smith 19-27-0-178. Tampa Bay, Fitzpatrick 29-41-2-406. RECEIVINGÂ„Washington, M.Harris 5-52, Reed 4-51, Doctson 4-46, Floyd 2-15, Bibbs 2-13, Peterson 2-1. Tampa Bay, Rodgers 8-102, Godwin 7-103, Jackson 5-67, M.Evans 3-51, Humphries 2-53, O.Howard 1-15, Brate 1-14, Barber 1-5, Wilson 1-(minus 4). MISSED FIELD GOALSÂ„Tampa Bay, Catanzaro 30, Catanzaro 48.BUCSFROM PAGE 1 Luck, Ebron lead Colts past struggling Jaguars By RALPH D. RUSSOAP COLLEGE FOOTBALL WRITERThe day after earning a spot in the Big Ten championship game, Northwestern is ranked in The Associated Press college football poll for the Â“rst time this season. The Wildcats (6-4) were No. 24 in the Top 25 after beating Iowa to clinch the Big Ten West with two games to play. The rest of the Top 25 was fairly stable, especially at the top where the only difference in the Â“rst 11 teams from last week was No. 8 Washington State moving past No. 9 Ohio State and No. 10 LSU. Alabama is a unanimous No. 1, followed by Clemson, Notre Dame, Michigan and Georgia. Oklahoma is six and West Virginia seventh. UCF is still No. 11. Northwestern was ranked 17th at the end of last season, but lost three of four to start 2018.ADDThe Wildcats have had a strange season, losing early to Duke and Akron and late to Notre Dame, to become the Â“rst team in FBS to win a division without winning a nonconference game, according to ESPN Stats and Info. But they are 6-1 in Big Ten play, with only a 20-17 loss against Michigan. Northwestern has won four Big Ten games by four points or less, and beat Michigan State by 10.POLL POINTSThe number of teams with at least three losses increased from seven to 10 this week, including two teams (Northwestern and No. 25 Mississippi State) with four losses. Last year, the Top 25 released after week 11 of the regular season included six teams with three losses and none with four. The last time two fourloss teams were ranked this early in the season was Nov. 7, 1999, when No. 22 Purdue and No. 24 Ohio State were each 6-4.GETTING CLOSERArmy was to Â“rst team in others receiving votes this week, falling Â“ve points short of No. 25 Mississippi State. The Black Knights (8-2) have not been ranked since 1996.UP/DOWNNo big jumps into the top 10, but No. 19 Cincinnati moved up six spots and No. 15 Florida, No. 16 Penn State and No. 18 Iowa State all jumped Â“ve places. No. 20 Kentucky had the biggest fall of the weekend among ranked teams. The Wildcats fell eight spots after losing to Tennessee. Kentucky is on a two-game losing streak after reaching No. 9.OUTÂ„ Fresno State fell out after losing to Boise State. The victory lifted the Broncos back in the rankings for the Â“rst time since September. Â„ North Carolina State is out after losing at home to Wake Forest. Â„ Michigan StateÂs fourth loss dropped the Spartans from the rankings.INNo. 21 Utah moved back into the rankings after beating Oregon after losing its top quarterback and running back to injuries in the previous week.CONFERNCE CALLSEC Â„ 6 teams (1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25). Big Ten Â„ 4 (4, 9, 16, 24). Big 12 Â„ 4 (6, 7, 13, 18). ACC Â„ 3 (2, 12, 22). Pac-12 Â„ 3 (8, 17, 21). American Â„ 2 (11, 19). Mountain West Â„ 2 (14, 23). Independent Â„ 1 (3).RANKED VS. RANKEDNo. 3 Notre Dame vs. No. 12 Syracuse in New York. The most signiÂ“cant college football game at Yankee Stadium maybe since the 1940s. No. 19 Cincinnati at No. 11 UCF. ESPNÂs ÂCollege GameDayÂŽ comes to Orlando, Florida. Knights fans can complain about their teamÂs ranking in person. No. 18 Iowa State at No. 13 Texas. Both teams can still reach the Big 12 championship game.No. 24 Northwestern ranked after winning division NFL: Indianapolis 29, Jacksonville 26 COLLEGE FOOTBALL: AP Top 25 rankingBy MICHAEL MAROTAP SPORTS WRITERINDIANAPOLIS Â„ Andrew Luck threw three touchdown passes in the first half and the Indianapolis ColtsÂ defense forced a late turnover Sunday to preserve a 29-26 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars. Indy (4-5) has won three straight. Tight end Eric Ebron had a career-high three touchdowns, including one on a 2-yard run, all in the first half. Blake Bortles threw for 319 yards and two TDs but the Jaguars (3-6) came up short when Kenny Moore III stripped the ball from Rashad Greene Sr. and Malik Hooker recovered for the Colts with 1:24 to go. Initially, Greene was ruled down by contact, but it was overturned on a replay review from the booth. Jacksonville, last yearÂs AFC runner-up, has lost five straight and six of seven since starting 2-0. Luck took full advantage of mismatches in the first half as the Jaguars struggled to cover IndyÂs tight ends. Ebron, Jack Doyle and Mo Alie-Cox teamed up to catch eight passes for 133 yards and all three scores. Luck wound up 21 of 29 with 285 yards and one interception but avoided being sacked for the fourth consecutive game Â„ the longest stretch of his pro career. But in the second half, the Colts struggled. They picked up only two first downs over the final two quarters and missed their only scoring chance when Adam VinatieriÂs 52-yard field goal slid wide right. Jacksonville, meanwhile, played keep-away. They cut a 13-point halftime deficit to 29-23 when Leonard Fournette capped a 17-play drive to open the third quarter with a 1-yard TD catch. After Josh Lambo missed his first field goal of the season, a 52-yarder wide left, he made a 55-yarder with 5:03 to go, making it 29-26. He never got another chance because of the fumble. It was a stark contrast from the first half, when the Colts were virtually unstoppable. Ebron got it started with a 53-yard catch and run, diving in for the score on the seventh play of the game. Former Colts receiver Donte Moncrief tied it at 7 with an 80-yard TD catch from Bortles, but Ebron answered with the second scoring run of his career on the final play of the first quarter. EbronÂs 12-yard TD catch made it 21-7. FournetteÂs first touchdown run of the season made it 21-13, but LamboÂs extra point was blocked and the Colts nearly returned it for 2 points. The Colts then took advantage of two 15yard penalties on their next series, capping it with Alie-CoxÂs 1-yard TD catch. And when the Jags were called for offsides on the extra point, Marlon Mack scored on a conversion run to make it 29-16.INJURY REPORTJaguars: Center Brandon Linder and offensive tackle Ereck Flowers both left in the third quarter with knee injuries. Colts: Defensive end Carroll Phillips left in the first half with an injured groin and did not return. Defensive tackle Grover Stewart left with an injured ankle in the fourth quarter and did not return.UP NEXTJaguars: Jacksonville can snap its losing streak next Sunday when it hosts Pittsburgh. Colts: Could get back into the AFC South race by beating Tennessee at home next Sunday.COLTS 29, JAGUARS 26Jacksonville 7 9 7 3 Â„ 26 Indianapolis 14 15 0 0 Â„ 29 First Quarter IndÂ„Ebron 53 pass from Luck (Vinatieri kick), 11:26. JacÂ„Moncrief 80 pass from Bortles (Lambo kick), 2:58. IndÂ„Ebron 2 run (Vinatieri kick), :00. Second Quarter IndÂ„Ebron 12 pass from Luck (Vinatieri kick), 9:19. JacÂ„Fournette 1 run (kick blocked), 5:53. IndÂ„Alie-Cox 1 pass from Luck (Mack run), 1:46. JacÂ„FG Lambo 28, :05. Third Quarter JacÂ„Fournette 1 pass from Bortles (Lambo kick), 6:25. Fourth Quarter JacÂ„FG Lambo 55, 4:03. AÂ„57,473. Jac Ind First downs 24 17 Total Net Yards 415 366 Rushes-yards 34-91 23-81 Passing 324 285 Punt Returns 1-1 1-6 Kicko Returns 3-108 1-7 Interceptions Ret. 1-0 0-0 Comp-Att-Int 27-39-0 21-29-1 Sacked-Yards Lost 0-0 0-0 Punts 3-46.0 3-46.0 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 0-0 Penalties-Yards 8-61 7-45 Time of Possession 35:10 24:50 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGÂ„Jacksonville, Fournette 24-53, Westbrook 2-13, Yeldon 3-12, Bortles 2-8, Hyde 3-5. Indianapolis, Wilkins 1-53, Mack 12-29, Hines 3-3, Ebron 1-2, Luck 5-(minus 2), Rogers 1-(minus 4). PASSINGÂ„Jacksonville, Bortles 26-38-0-320, Cooke 1-1-0-4. Indianapolis, Luck 21-29-1-285. RECEIVINGÂ„Jacksonville, Fournette 5-56, Yeldon 5-51, OÂShaughnessy 5-46, Westbrook 5-30, Moncrief 3-98, Bell 2-27, Greene 1-11, Bohanon 1-5. Indianapolis, Inman 4-41, Hilton 3-77, Ebron 3-69, Doyle 3-36, Hines 3-19, Alie-Cox 2-28, Mack 2-9, Grant 1-6. MISSED FIELD GOALSÂ„Jacksonville, Lambo 52. Indianapolis, Vinatieri 52. AP PHOTOIndianapolis Colts tight end Eric Ebron, right, dives for a touchdown in front of Jacksonville Jaguars strong safety Barry Chur ch. Tannehill. Miami had 294 yards of total offense, an admirable effort given that they were missing three starting offensive linemen. But Osweiler was sacked six times, including three straight plays late in the fourth quarter. Rodgers was 19 of 28 for 199 yards. Adams had four catches for 57 yards.RECORD RUNA 9-yard run with about 3 minutes left in the Â“rst quarter put MiamiÂs Frank Gore over the 500-yard mark for an NFL-record 14th straight season. He broke a tie with Hall of Famers Emmitt Smith and Walter Payton.COSTLY KICKSanders booted a kickoff out of bounds after his fourth Â“eld goal to allow the Packers to start their next drive at the 40, which ended with a 10-yard touchdown run by Jones.INJURIESDolphins: RB Kenyan Drake left with a knee injury the second quarter. ... WRs Davante Parker (shoulder) and Jakeem Grant (leg) left in the third quarter. Packers: A defense already missing CB Kevin King (hamstring) lost two more starters in the Â“rst half when S Kentrell Brice departed with an ankle injury and linebacker Nick Perry limped off with a knee injury. Brice (knee) and Perry (ankle) had been on the injury report last week for other ailments. ... OL Lucas Patrick (concussion protocol) did not return after taking a hard hit while returning a short kickoff in the Â“rst quarter.UP NEXTDolphins: Have a bye next week before a trip to Indianapolis on Nov. 25. Packers: Visit the Seattle Seahawks on Thursday.PACKERS 31, DOLPHINS 12Miami 3 6 3 0 Â„ 12 Green Bay 7 7 14 3 Â„ 31 First Quarter GBÂ„D.Adams 7 pass from Rodgers (Crosby kick), 6:07. MiaÂ„FG Sanders 37, 1:18. Second Quarter GBÂ„A.Jones 2 run (Crosby kick), 14:53. MiaÂ„FG Sanders 25, 10:29. MiaÂ„FG Sanders 47, 2:49. Third Quarter MiaÂ„FG Sanders 40, 11:43. GBÂ„A.Jones 10 run (Crosby kick), 9:33. GBÂ„D.Adams 25 pass from Rodgers (Crosby kick), 7:25. Fourth Quarter GBÂ„FG Crosby 38, 8:53. AÂ„78,076. Mia GB First downs 19 21 Total Net Yards 294 377 Rushes-yards 23-131 25-195 Passing 163 182 Punt Returns 0-0 1-19 Kicko Returns 5-97 2-34 Interceptions Ret. 0-0 1-26 Comp-Att-Int 23-37-1 19-28-0 Sacked-Yards Lost 6-50 2-17 Punts 2-38.5 2-18.5 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 1-1 Penalties-Yards 3-10 6-45 Time of Possession 32:03 27:57 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGÂ„Miami, Gore 13-90, Drake 8-27, Carroo 1-14, Osweiler 1-0. Green Bay, A.Jones 15-145, Greene 1-26, Rodgers 6-21, J.Williams 3-3. PASSINGÂ„Miami, Osweiler 23-37-1213. Green Bay, Rodgers 19-28-0-199. RECEIVINGÂ„Miami, Amendola 7-72, Parker 5-43, Stills 2-26, Gore 2-12, Drake 2-11, Carroo 1-20, Derby 1-13, Ballage 1-6, Gesicki 1-5, OÂLeary 1-5. Green Bay, Valdes-Scantling 6-44, D.Adams 4-57, A.Jones 3-27, Kendricks 2-24, St. Brown 2-3, Lewis 1-30, Graham 1-14.DOLPHINSFROM PAGE 1
The Sun | Monday, November 12, 2018 www.yoursun.com SP Page 7 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Â„ Tom Brady added another big chunk of NFL history to his resume. The Tennessee Titans made sure the Patriots quarterback didnÂt Â“ nish his 300th game. The Titans sacked Brady three times and hit him repeatedly as they beat New England 34-10 Sunday, snapping a seven-game skid against the Patriots in Mike VrabelÂs Â“ rst game as head coach against the team he helped win three Super Bowls. It was the most sacks allowed in a game this season by the Patriots (7-3), and coach Bill Belichick pulled Brady for Brian Hoyer midway through the fourth quarter. Only Brett Favre (326) has played in more games, both regular season and postseason, as a quarterback than Brady. The three-time NFL MVP also needed only three touchdown passes to tie Peyton Manning (579) for the NFL record for most TD passes all time for both the regular season and postseason. He left having thrown for 254 yards and no TD passes.SAINTS 51, BENGALS 14CINCINNATI (AP) Â„ Drew Brees threw three touchdown passes in the Â“ rst half, moving ahead of Brett Favre for second place on the career list, and the Saints rolled to their eighth straight victory. Brees led the Saints to touchdowns on all Â“ ve Â“ rst-half possessions with a nearly perfect performance Â„ only two incompletions. His 17-yard TD to Michael Thomas with 2 seconds left in the half gave him 509 career touchdown passes, one more than Favre. Up next: Peyton ManningÂs record 539. Brees had his way with the BengalsÂ historically bad defense even diving over the pile to score a 1-yard touchdown. Cincinnati (5-4) became the Â“ rst team in the Super Bowl era to give up 500 yards in three consecutive games; New Orleans Â“ nished with 509.CHIEFS 26, CARDINALS 14KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Â„ Patrick Mahomes threw for 249 yards and two touchdowns, outplaying Arizona counterpart Josh Rosen in a matchup of two of the NFLÂs bright young quarterbacks. Mahomes threw both TD passes to Tyreek Hill, the second giving the ChiefsÂ Â“ rst-year starter 31 for the season. That broke the franchise record set by Len Dawson in 1964 Â„ with plenty of games to go. Not to mention the playoffs, with the Chiefs (9-1) barreling toward the No. 1 seed. Rosen had 195 yards passing with a touchdown and two picks, taking several brutal hits in the fourth quarter. David Johnson ran for 98 yards, with TDs on the ground and through the air, while Larry Fitzgerald passed Terrell Owens for No. 2 on the NFLÂs career receiving yardage list late in the game.Chargers 20, RAIDERS 6OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Â„ Philip Rivers threw two touchdown passes, Melvin Gordon gained 165 yards and the Chargers won their sixth straight game. Rivers bounced back from a Â“ rst quarter with no completions to throw an 11-yard TD pass to Keenan Allen in the second quarter to give the Chargers (7-2) the lead for good. He hit a 66-yarder to Gordon on the opening drive of the second half. Los Angeles coasted from there against the Raiders (1-8), who have lost Â“ ve straight games by at least 14 points under coach Jon Gruden. They and have been outscored 75-9 in the past nine quarters in what has quickly become a lost season. Oakland started quickly by controlling the ball for 23 of 29 plays in the Â“ rst quarter and outgaining the Chargers by 129 yards. But Los Angeles allowed little after Melvin Ingram forced a fumble on a sack of Derek Carr early in the second quarter with the Raiders looking to add to a 3-0 lead. Rivers found his stride after that.RAMS 36, SEAHAWKS 31LOS ANGELES (AP) Â„ Brandin Cooks rushed for a 9-yard touchdown on the Â“ rst snap after Dante Fowler forced and recovered a fumble by Russell Wilson, and the Rams bounced back from their Â“ rst loss of the season. Jared Goff passed for 318 yards and two touchdowns, and Todd Gurley rushed for 120 yards and a score as the Rams (9-1) swept the season series with their division rivals. Los Angeles moved into commanding position for its second consecutive NFC West title, but only after plenty of late drama in a rivalry thatÂs never lacking in excitement. Wilson threw three touchdown passes, rushed for 92 yards and nearly rallied the Seahawks (4-5) all the way back after his fumble. He hit Mike Davis for a short TD catch to cap a 90-yard drive with 1:56 to play. After the Seattle defense held, he got the Seahawks to the Los Angeles 35 before throwing four straight incompletions in the Â“ nal minute.BROWNS 28, FALCONS 16CLEVELAND (AP) Â„ Rookie Baker MayÂ“ eld threw a season-high three touchdown passes and rookie Nick Chubb streaked 92 yards for a TD as Cleveland ended a four-game losing streak. The Browns (3-6-1) played their most complete game this season under interim coach Gregg Williams, their defensive coordinator who improved to 1-1 since replacing the Â“ red Hue Jackson. MayÂ“ eld outplayed Falcons star quarterback Matt Ryan with a performance that further justiÂ“ es ClevelandÂs decision to take the QB with the No. 1 overall pick in this yearÂs draft. MayÂ“ eld completed his Â“ rst 13 passes and Â“ nished 17 of 20 for 216 yards. He threw a 28-yard scoring pass to Rashard Higgins, a 13-yarder to Chubb, and 11-yarder to Duke Johnson. Ryan and the Falcons (4-5) had their threegame winning streak Â„ and any playoff momentum Â„ stopped cold. And while MayÂ“ eld did damage, ChubbÂs record run was the backbreaker.BEARS 34, LIONS 22CHICAGO (AP) Â„ Mitchell Trubisky threw for 355 yards and three touchdowns, and the NFC North-leading Bears snapped a 10-game losing streak against division opponents. The Bears (6-3) had dropped nine of 10 against Detroit (3-6) and were seeking their Â“ rst victory over a division opponent since Oct. 31, 2016, against Minnesota. Chicago jumped to a 26-7 halftime lead with Trubisky and Allen Robinson leading the way. And the Bears surpassed their win total from last year with their third straight victory. Trubisky completed 23 of 30 passes against a short-handed secondary, with standout cornerback Darius Slay sidelined by a knee injury.BILLS 41, JETS 10EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) Â„ Matt Barkley stunningly sparked BuffaloÂs bumbling offense with two touchdown passes, including one to offensive tackle Dion Dawkins. LeSean McCoy broke out of a season-long slump with 113 yards rushing and a pair of TD runs. Barkley made his Â“ rst start in nearly two years, and looked the best of any of the four quarterbacks the Bills (3-7) have trotted out this season. The 28-year-old journeyman was 15 of 25 for 232 yards while helping Buffalo snap a four-game losing streak as the Bills put up 451 yards of total offense. Barkley got the nod from coach Sean McDermott ahead of the ineffective Nathan Peterman despite having just two weeks of practice with the Bills since signing on Oct. 30. Rookie Josh Allen has missed four straight games with a sprained right elbow, and Derek Anderson is sidelined with a concussion. BarkleyÂs last start came in the 2016 season Â“ nale for Chicago.TITANS 34, PA TRIOTS 10New England 3 7 0 0 Â„ 10 Tennessee 17 7 3 7 Â„ 34 First Quarter TenÂ„Smith 4 pass from Mariota (Succop kick), 11:29. NEÂ„FG Gostkowski 52, 9:19. TenÂ„C.Davis 23 pass from Mariota (Succop kick), 5:58. TenÂ„FG Succop 33, 2:35. Second Quarter NEÂ„Develin 1 run (Gostkowski kick), 12:49. TenÂ„Henry 1 run (Succop kick), 1:09. Third Quarter TenÂ„FG Succop 31, 4:15. Fourth Quarter TenÂ„Henry 10 run (Succop kick), 7:13. AÂ„69,363. NE Ten First downs 16 23 Total Net Yards 284 385 Rushes-yards 19-40 36-150 Passing 244 235 Punt Returns 2-30 3-42 Kicko Returns 3-74 2-78 Interceptions Ret. 0-0 0-0 Comp-Att-Int 23-43-0 17-25-0 Sacked-Yards Lost 3-23 2-14 Punts 6-49.7 5-48.2 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 3-0 Penalties-Yards 4-31 4-35 Time of Possession 27:03 32:57 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGÂ„New England, Michel 11-31, Patterson 4-11, Hoyer 1-2, Develin 1-1, Brady 1-0, White 1-(minus 5). Tennessee, Henry 11-58, D.Lewis 20-57, Mariota 2-21, Fluellen 3-14. PASSINGÂ„New England, Brady 21-41-0-254, Edelman 1-1-0-6, Hoyer 1-1-0-7. Tennessee, Mariota 16-24-0228, Jennings 1-1-0-21. RECEIVINGÂ„New England, Edelman 9-104, White 5-31, Gordon 4-81, Dorsett 2-18, Hollister 1-17, D.Allen 1-10, Brady 1-6. Tennessee, C.Davis 7-125, Smith 3-45, Batson 2-36, D.Lewis 2-11, Mariota 1-21, Firkser 1-11, Jennings 1-0. MISSED FIELD GOALSÂ„New England, Gostkowski 52.RAMS 36, SEAHAWKS 31Seattle 14 0 7 10 Â„ 31 L.A. Rams 7 10 3 16 Â„ 36 First Quarter SeaÂ„Vannett 8 pass from Ru.Wilson (Janikowski kick), 11:16. LaÂ„Everett 10 pass from Go (Zuerlein kick), 6:41. SeaÂ„Penny 18 run (Janikowski kick), 3:42. Second Quarter LaÂ„FG Zuerlein 35, 14:48. LaÂ„Gurley 17 run (Zuerlein kick), 2:48. Third Quarter LaÂ„FG Zuerlein 37, 9:44. SeaÂ„Lockett 23 pass from Ru.Wilson (Janikowski kick), 4:20. Fourth Quarter LaÂ„Higbee 10 pass from Go (run failed), 14:54. SeaÂ„FG Janikowski 33, 9:52. LaÂ„FG Zuerlein 20, 7:34. LaÂ„Cooks 9 run (Zuerlein kick), 5:49. SeaÂ„M.Davis 3 pass from Ru.Wilson (Janikowski kick), 1:56. AÂ„72,755. Sea La First downs 29 25 Total Net Yards 414 456 Rushes-yards 34-273 23-149 Passing 141 307 Punt Returns 1-9 2-22 Kicko Returns 1-21 2-31 Interceptions Ret. 0-0 0-0 Comp-Att-Int 17-26-0 28-39-0 Sacked-Yards Lost 4-35 2-11 Punts 3-55.0 2-44.5 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 0-0 Penalties-Yards 7-56 10-102 Time of Possession 30:37 29:23 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGÂ„Seattle, Penny 12-108, Ru.Wilson 9-92, M.Davis 11-58, Lockett 1-18, Prosise 1-(minus 3). Los Angeles, Gurley 16-120, Woods 3-17, Cooks 1-9, Go 3-3. PASSINGÂ„Seattle, Ru.Wilson 17-26-0-176. Los Angeles, Go 2839-0-318. RECEIVINGÂ„Seattle, Lockett 5-67, Baldwin 5-39, M.Davis 4-22, E.Dickson 1-24, Moore 1-16, Vannett 1-8. Los Angeles, Cooks 10-100, Kupp 5-39, Woods 4-89, Gurley 3-40, Higbee 3-25, Everett 2-15, M.Brown 1-10. MISSED FIELD GOALSÂ„None.CHARGERS 20, RAIDERS 6L.A. Chargers 0 10 7 3 Â„ 20 Oakland 3 0 0 3 Â„ 6 First Quarter OakÂ„FG Carlson 46, 2:51. Second Quarter LACÂ„FG Badgley 27, 5:47. LACÂ„Allen 11 pass from Rivers (Badgley kick), :24. Third Quarter LACÂ„Gordon 66 pass from Rivers (Badgley kick), 12:32. Fourth Quarter OakÂ„FG Carlson 30, 14:49. LACÂ„FG Badgley 41, 7:12. AÂ„54,750. LAC Oak First downs 16 16 Total Net Yards 335 317 Rushes-yards 26-113 22-114 Passing 222 203 Punt Returns 2-15 3-8 Kicko Returns 2-41 5-96 Interceptions Ret. 0-0 1-0 Comp-Att-Int 18-26-1 24-37-0 Sacked-Yards Lost 1-1 4-40 Punts 4-42.8 3-54.0 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 1-1 Penalties-Yards 6-70 6-55 Time of Possession 28:50 31:10 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGÂ„Los Angeles, Gordon 18-93, Ekeler 3-19, Watt 2-2, Rivers 1-1, M.Williams 1-0, Benjamin 1-(minus 2). Oakland, Martin 15-61, Townsend 1-42, Richard 3-7, Bryant 1-2, Carr 2-2. PASSINGÂ„Los Angeles, Rivers 1826-1-223. Oakland, Carr 24-37-0-243. RECEIVINGÂ„Los Angeles, Allen 6-57, Gordon 5-72, Ty.Williams 4-46, Green 2-30, Gates 1-18. Oakland, Richard 5-52, Cook 4-52, LaFell 4-47, Roberts 3-39, Martin 3-31, Bryant 3-17, Carrier 1-5, D.Harris 1-0. MISSED FIELD GOALSÂ„None.BILLS 41, JETS 10Bu alo 14 17 7 3 Â„ 41 New York 0 3 7 0 Â„ 10 First Quarter BufÂ„McCoy 28 run (Hauschka kick), 14:11. BufÂ„Croom 0 fumble recovery (Hauschka kick), 2:12. Second Quarter BufÂ„FG Hauschka 54, 13:52. BufÂ„Dawkins 7 pass from Barkley (Hauschka kick), 7:58. BufÂ„McCoy 1 run (Hauschka kick), :42. NYJÂ„FG Myers 55, :00. Third Quarter NYJÂ„Crowell 5 run (Myers kick), 6:32. BufÂ„Z.Jones 8 pass from Barkley (Hauschka kick), :33. Fourth Quarter BufÂ„FG Hauschka 31, 2:44. AÂ„77,982. Buf NYJ First downs 23 12 Total Net Yards 451 199 Rushes-yards 46-212 18-83 Passing 239 116 Punt Returns 5-59 1-15 Kicko Returns 1-33 6-142 Interceptions Ret. 2-45 0-0 Comp-Att-Int 16-26-0 17-34-2 Sacked-Yards Lost 1-8 3-19 Punts 4-43.5 7-44.6 Fumbles-Lost 1-0 0-0 Penalties-Yards 4-30 1-10 Time of Possession 39:22 20:38 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGÂ„Bu alo, McCoy 26-113, M.Murphy 14-69, McKenzie 3-32, Barkley 3-(minus 2). New York, Cannon 4-30, McGuire 6-30, Crowell 7-19, McCown 1-4. PASSINGÂ„Bu alo, Barkley 15-250-232, Thomas 1-1-0-15. New York, McCown 17-34-2-135. RECEIVINGÂ„Bu alo, Z.Jones 8-93, Foster 3-105, Holmes 1-22, McKenzie 1-14, Dawkins 1-7, McCoy 1-5, Thomas 1-1. New York, Enunwa 4-18, Herndon 3-34, McGuire 3-27, Crowell 2-18, Kearse 2-16, Peake 1-11, Leggett 1-6, Cannon 1-5. MISSED FIELD GOALSÂ„None.BEARS 34, LIONS 22Detroit 0 7 3 12 Â„ 22 Chicago 13 13 8 0 Â„ 34 First Quarter ChiÂ„Cohen 3 run (kick failed), 11:22. ChiÂ„Al.Robinson 36 pass from Trubisky (Parkey kick), :38. Second Quarter ChiÂ„Miller 45 pass from Trubisky (kick failed), 11:24. ChiÂ„Trubisky 4 run (Parkey kick), 8:14. DetÂ„Johnson 1 run (Prater kick), 1:05. Third Quarter DetÂ„FG Prater 52, 13:23. ChiÂ„Al.Robinson 26 pass from Trubisky (T.Burton pass from Trubisky), 2:50. Fourth Quarter DetÂ„Golladay 5 pass from Stafford (pass failed), 8:30. DetÂ„Johnson 13 pass from Stafford (pass failed), 7:21. AÂ„61,393. Det Chi First downs 24 20 Total Net Yards 305 402 Rushes-yards 24-76 22-54 Passing 229 348 Punt Returns 1-11 1-18 Kicko Returns 3-61 2-23 Interceptions Ret. 0-0 2-12 Comp-Att-Int 25-42-2 23-30-0 Sacked-Yards Lost 6-45 1-7 Punts 4-39.0 3-48.0 Fumbles-Lost 3-1 0-0 Penalties-Yards 6-41 6-46 Time of Possession 32:00 28:00 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGÂ„Detroit, Johnson 14-51, Zenner 1-12, Sta ord 2-9, Blount 6-4, Bellore 1-0. Chicago, Howard 11-21, Trubisky 3-18, Cohen 7-15, Mizzell 1-0. PASSINGÂ„Detroit, Sta ord 25-422-274. Chicago, Trubisky 23-30-0-355. RECEIVINGÂ„Detroit, Golladay 6-78, Riddick 6-60, Johnson 6-38, M.Jones 3-55, Toilolo 1-16, T.Jones 1-12, Roberts 1-9, Powell 1-6. Chicago, Al.Robinson 6-133, Cohen 6-29, Miller 5-122, T.Burton 4-40, Braunecker 1-20, Howard 1-11. MISSED FIELD GOALSÂ„Chicago, Parkey 41, Parkey 34.CHIEFS 26, C ARDINALS 14Arizona 7 0 7 0 Â„ 14 Kansas City 10 10 0 6 Â„ 26 First Quarter KCÂ„Hill 37 pass from Mahomes (Butker kick), 14:04. AriÂ„Johnson 9 pass from Rosen (Dawson kick), 8:03. KCÂ„FG Butker 45, 3:00. Second Quarter KCÂ„FG Butker 46, 12:29. KCÂ„Hill 14 pass from Mahomes (Butker kick), 5:31. Third Quarter AriÂ„Johnson 1 run (Dawson kick), 7:48. Fourth Quarter KCÂ„Ware 3 run (pass failed), 10:14. AÂ„76,712. Ari KC First downs 21 20 Total Net Yards 260 330 Rushes-yards 25-94 23-118 Passing 166 212 Punt Returns 3-8 2-0 Kicko Returns 3-89 2-22 Interceptions Ret. 0-0 2-39 Comp-Att-Int 22-39-2 21-28-0 Sacked-Yards Lost 5-42 5-37 Punts 5-49.4 5-46.6 Fumbles-Lost 1-0 1-0 Penalties-Yards 3-30 8-63 Time of Possession 31:47 28:13 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGÂ„Arizona, Johnson 21-98, Edmonds 2-7, Rosen 1-(minus 1), J.Nelson 1-(minus 10). Kansas City, Hunt 16-71, Mahomes 4-21, Hill 1-20, Ware 2-6. PASSINGÂ„Arizona, Rosen 2239-2-208. Kansas City, Mahomes 21-28-0-249. RECEIVINGÂ„Arizona, Johnson 7-85, Fitzgerald 6-50, Seals-Jones 5-51, Logan 2-14, Kirk 2-8. Kansas City, Hill 7-117, Kelce 6-46, Robinson 3-30, Hunt 2-25, Conley 1-22, Ware 1-7, Sherman 1-2. MISSED FIELD GOALSÂ„None.BROWNS 28, FALCONS 16Atlanta 0 10 0 6 Â„ 16 Cleveland 7 7 14 0 Â„ 28 First Quarter CleÂ„Higgins 28 pass from MayÂ“ eld (Joseph kick), 4:36. Second Quarter AtlÂ„FG Tavecchio 40, 12:18. AtlÂ„Jones 1 pass from Ryan (Tavecchio kick), 5:04. CleÂ„Chubb 13 pass from MayÂ“ eld (Joseph kick), :55. Third Quarter CleÂ„Johnson 11 pass from MayÂ“ eld (Joseph kick), 10:27. CleÂ„Chubb 92 run (Joseph kick), 8:45. Fourth Quarter AtlÂ„Hooper 3 pass from Ryan (pass failed), 4:24. AÂ„62,144. Atl Cle First downs 25 19 Total Net Yards 382 427 Rushes-yards 19-71 29-211 Passing 311 216 Punt Returns 1-5 1-6 Kicko Returns 2-42 4-69 Interceptions Ret. 1-33 0-0 Comp-Att-Int 38-52-0 17-21-1 Sacked-Yards Lost 2-19 0-0 Punts 3-39.3 4-46.8 Fumbles-Lost 4-2 1-0 Penalties-Yards 1-5 7-38 Time of Possession 31:23 28:37 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGÂ„Atlanta, Coleman 1144, Ryan 3-13, I.Smith 4-11, Ridley 1-3. Cleveland, Chubb 20-176, MayÂ“ eld 6-20, Johnson 3-15. PASSINGÂ„Atlanta, Ryan 38-52-0330. Cleveland, MayÂ“ eld 17-20-0-216, Hilliard 0-1-1-0. RECEIVINGÂ„Atlanta, Hooper 10-56, Jones 7-107, Sanu 6-47, I.Smith 4-15, Ridley 3-37, Coleman 3-19, Paulsen 2-13, Saubert 1-17, Hall 1-12, Hardy 1-7. Cleveland, Johnson 4-31, Chubb 3-33, Callaway 2-39, Perriman 2-33, Landry 2-22, Higgins 1-28, Njoku 1-18, Hilliard 1-6, Charles 1-6. MISSED FIELD GOALSÂ„None.SAINTS 51, BENGALS 14New Orleans 7 28 10 6 Â„ 51 Cincinnati 7 0 0 7 Â„ 14 First Quarter NOÂ„Thomas 7 pass from Brees (Lutz kick), 6:30. CinÂ„Ross 2 pass from Dalton (Bullock kick), 1:56. Second Quarter NOÂ„Ingram 28 pass from Brees (Lutz kick), 13:33. NOÂ„Kamara 4 run (Lutz kick), 5:34. NOÂ„Kamara 1 run (Lutz kick), 1:22. NOÂ„Thomas 17 pass from Brees (Lutz kick), :02. Third Quarter NOÂ„FG Lutz 29, 9:04. NOÂ„Brees 1 run (Lutz kick), 2:25. Fourth Quarter NOÂ„FG Lutz 42, 10:41. NOÂ„FG Lutz 41, 7:17. CinÂ„Driskel 27 run (Bullock kick), 4:42. AÂ„52,492. NO Cin First downs 33 13 Total Net Yards 509 284 Rushes-yards 47-244 16-110 Passing 265 174 Punt Returns 1-2 0-0 Kicko Returns 0-0 6-107 Interceptions Ret. 2-107 0-0 Comp-Att-Int 22-27-0 14-23-2 Sacked-Yards Lost 0-0 4-24 Punts 0-0.0 4-39.3 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 0-0 Penalties-Yards 1-5 4-26 Time of Possession 39:46 20:14 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGÂ„New Orleans, Ingram 13-104, Kamara 12-56, D.Washington 11-47, T.Hill 4-24, Line 2-13, Brees 2-3, Bridgewater 3-(minus 3). Cincinnati, Mixon 11-61, Driskel 2-35, Dalton 1-8, Bernard 2-6. PASSINGÂ„New Orleans, Brees 2225-0-265, T.Hill 0-1-0-0, Bridgewater 0-1-0-0. Cincinnati, Dalton 12-20-2153, Driskel 2-3-0-45. RECEIVINGÂ„New Orleans, Thomas 8-70, Kamara 4-46, Ingram 3-58, Kirkwood 2-45, Arnold 2-25, Carr 2-20, Watson 1-1. Cincinnati, Boyd 3-65, Uzomah 3-23, Ross 2-39, Bernard 2-30, Mixon 2-24, Core 2-17. MISSED FIELD GOALSÂ„None. Titans sack Brady, upset Patriots 34-10 AP PHOTONew England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady watches from the sideline after leaving the game in the second half of the PatriotsÂ 34-10 loss to the Tennessee Titans.
Page 8 SP www.yoursun.com The Sun | Monday, November 12, 2018 TODAY / TONIGHTA blend of sun and clouds Mainly clearHIGH 88 LOW 7125% chance of rain 25% chance of rainClouds and sun with a shower or t-storm87 / 6955% chance of rain TUESDAY GULF WATER TEMPERATURESun and areas of low clouds85 / 6825% chance of rain WEDNESDAYNot as warm with a couple of showers77 / 5760% chance of rain THURSDAYSunny and pleasant74 / 5210% chance of rain SATURDAYPartly sunny with thunderstorms possible73 / 5335% chance of rain FRIDAY 1 2 4 3 1 0 Trees Grass Weeds Moldsabsentlowmoderatehighvery highabsent absent 050100150200300500 300-50 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 VENICE778692949387Air Quality Index readings as of SundayMain pollutant: OzonePunta Gorda through 2 p.m. Sunday Sebring through 2 p.m. Sunday Venice through 2 p.m. Sunday24 hours through 2 p.m. Sun. 0.00ÂŽ Month to date 1.62ÂŽ Normal month to date 0.78ÂŽ Year to date 60.50ÂŽ Normal year to date 47.74ÂŽ Record 0.59ÂŽ (1981) 24 hours through 2 p.m. Sun. 0.00ÂŽ 24 hours through 2 p.m. Sun. 0.00ÂŽ Month to date 0.28ÂŽ Normal month to date 0.75ÂŽ Year to date 40.61ÂŽ Normal year to date 47.09ÂŽ Record 0.59ÂŽ (2009) High/Low 86/65 Normal High/Low 82/60 Record High 89 (1979) Record Low 46 (1991) High/Low 85/66 High/Low 88/68 Normal High/Low 80/60 Record High 90 (2002) Record Low 39 (1956)Pollen Index readings as of Sunday MONTHLY RAINFALLMonth 2018 2017 Avg. Record/Year J an. 1.98 0.88 1.80 9.93/2016 Feb. 0.66 0.94 2.52 11.05/1983 Mar. 0.53 0.80 3.28 9.26/1970 A pr. 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 A ug. 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. 1.62 0.44 1.91 5.53/2002 Dec. 1.04 1.78 6.83/2002 Y ear 60.50 60.36 50.74 (since 1931) T otals are from a 24-hour period ending at 5 p.m. City Hi Lo W Hi Lo W FLORIDA CITIES Today Tue.Apalachicola 75 72 c 77 52 r Bradenton 86 72 pc 84 71 t Clearwater 84 74 pc 82 71 t Coral Springs 86 77 pc 88 74 t Daytona Beach 84 71 pc 85 69 t Fort Lauderdale 85 79 s 86 77 t Fort Myers 88 71 pc 87 72 t Gainesville 83 69 c 85 64 t Jacksonville 78 70 t 85 63 r Key Largo 84 79 s 85 77 t Key West 87 78 s 87 77 t Lakeland 86 70 pc 86 69 t Melbourne 86 73 pc 87 71 t Miami 85 78 pc 86 76 t Naples 86 73 pc 84 73 t Ocala 85 68 pc 86 66 t Okeechobee 85 70 pc 86 68 t Orlando 85 70 pc 87 70 t Panama City 75 70 t 73 50 r Pensacola 74 60 r 60 43 r Pompano Beach 86 78 pc 86 76 t St. Augustine 81 72 c 85 68 t St. Petersburg 87 72 pc 85 72 t Sarasota 86 72 pc 84 71 t Tallahassee 75 68 c 76 53 r Tampa 87 74 pc 85 72 t Vero Beach 86 72 pc 88 69 t West Palm Beach 85 75 pc 87 73 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 4:06a 12:41p 8:07p 10:53p Tue. 4:49a 1:35p 9:20p --Today 2:43a 10:57a 6:44p 9:09p Tue. 3:26a 11:51a 7:57p 10:22p Today 1:06a 9:56a ----Tue. 1:38a 10:51a ----Today 4:38a 1:10p 8:39p 11:22p Tue. 5:21a 2:04p 9:52p --Today 12:58a 9:36a 4:59p 7:48p Tue. 1:41a 10:30a 6:12p 9:01p SE 8-16 1-2 Light SE 10-20 2-4 LightFt. Myers 88/71 part cldy none Punta Gorda 89/71 part cldy none Sarasota 86/72 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 TABLEFirst Nov 15 Full Nov 23 Last Nov 29 New Dec 7 Today 11:06 a.m. 9:56 p.m. Tuesday 11:51 a.m. 10:47 p.m. Today 6:46 a.m. 5:39 p.m. Tuesday 6:47 a.m. 5:38 p.m. Today 9:11a 2:59a 9:36p 3:23p Tue. 10:04a 3:52a 10:29p 4:17p Wed. 10:55a 4:43a 11:19p 5:07p Monterrey 75/38 Chihuahua 63/24 Los Angeles 79/51 Washington 53/46 New York 49/45 Miami 85/78 Atlanta 49/47 Detroit 42/27 Houston 58/36 Kansas City 30/14 Chicago 35/19 Minneapolis 24/8 El Paso 48/27 Denver 30/15 Billings 35/25 San Francisco 68/47 Seattle 55/40 Toronto 43/31 Montreal 38/31 Winnipeg 18/6 Ottawa 38/30 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: 11/12/18 Today Tue. Today Tue. Today Tue. Today Tue.Albuquerque 35 20 sf 43 24 s Anchorage 43 37 r 41 31 c Atlanta 49 47 r 52 42 r Baltimore 51 43 pc 52 30 r Billings 35 25 pc 48 34 s Birmingham 54 44 r 46 35 r Boise 47 25 s 51 27 s Boston 50 41 pc 53 28 r Buffalo 43 30 c 36 21 sn Burlington, VT 44 33 pc 38 20 sn Charleston, WV 51 37 r 41 24 r Charlotte 47 43 r 56 40 r Chicago 35 19 c 30 19 pc Cincinnati 46 30 pc 40 19 c Cleveland 44 31 pc 38 26 sn Columbia, SC 55 53 r 63 47 r Columbus, OH 46 31 pc 39 19 sn Concord, NH 45 28 s 43 23 r Dallas 44 29 r 43 27 s Denver 30 15 sf 46 24 s Des Moines 28 12 c 30 21 s Detroit 42 27 c 36 20 c Duluth 23 8 c 22 14 pc Fairbanks 23 14 sn 19 9 sn Fargo 18 4 s 27 16 pc Hartford 50 34 s 48 27 r Helena 35 17 pc 43 26 pc Honolulu 84 72 s 84 71 pc Houston 58 36 r 46 33 s Indianapolis 42 24 sn 34 16 pc Jackson, MS 55 36 r 42 31 pc Kansas City 30 14 sn 33 19 s Knoxville 46 43 r 45 33 r Las Vegas 61 39 s 61 43 s Los Angeles 79 51 pc 79 51 s Louisville 48 33 r 43 23 c Memphis 46 31 r 40 25 pc Milwaukee 34 21 c 29 20 pc Minneapolis 24 8 pc 26 18 pc Montgomery 61 53 r 54 40 r Nashville 48 35 r 43 26 c New Orleans 75 48 r 51 41 r New York City 49 45 pc 54 34 r Norfolk, VA 61 55 r 64 41 r Oklahoma City 33 19 sn 37 20 s Omaha 28 10 pc 35 20 s Philadelphia 51 44 pc 53 32 r Phoenix 67 43 s 67 43 s Pittsburgh 46 30 pc 37 20 c Portland, ME 44 33 s 46 24 r Portland, OR 55 36 s 57 44 pc Providence 50 38 s 55 27 r Raleigh 51 47 r 57 40 r Salt Lake City 42 23 s 46 29 s St. Louis 36 22 sn 33 17 s San Antonio 58 31 r 48 29 s San Diego 76 55 pc 75 57 s San Francisco 68 47 s 68 46 s Seattle 55 40 s 56 49 pc Washington, DC 53 46 pc 53 34 r Amsterdam 53 48 r 55 44 s Baghdad 73 53 s 73 55 s Beijing 59 34 s 59 37 s Berlin 58 47 pc 54 39 sh Buenos Aires 77 66 t 77 57 r Cairo 78 61 s 75 62 pc Calgary 44 28 pc 52 34 pc Cancun 85 74 pc 87 72 pc Dublin 52 43 c 54 52 pc Edmonton 36 22 c 43 30 pc Halifax 37 29 s 42 36 r Kiev 36 20 c 33 24 pc London 57 45 pc 57 47 s Madrid 59 47 c 67 46 s Mexico City 73 52 pc 70 46 sh Montreal 38 31 c 36 15 sn Ottawa 38 30 c 35 10 sn Paris 55 45 r 57 39 pc Regina 21 11 pc 34 21 c Rio de Janeiro 84 73 s 86 74 pc Rome 68 49 pc 67 49 pc St. JohnÂs 38 30 pc 39 28 c San Juan 85 79 sh 85 77 sh Sydney 76 62 s 78 65 pc Tokyo 62 57 r 61 51 c Toronto 43 31 c 35 23 sn Vancouver 49 35 pc 51 44 sh Winnipeg 18 6 c 23 16 pcHigh .................. 88 at Hollywood, FLLow ....... -15 at West Yellowstone, MT(For the 48 contiguous states yesterday)76Twenty-four inches of snow fell in Jacob Lake, Ariz., on Nov. 12, 1985. Q: What percent of all salt mined on Earth is used on North AmericaÂs highways?A: 10 percent 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 88/71 86/70 88/70 87/71 86/70 86/68 86/69 86/70 86/70 87/74 86/72 85/75 86/72 88/71 88/70 89/71 88/70 88/70 88/70 86/70 86/70 87/70 87/69 87/72 86/70 84/74 85/73 86/72 87/69 87/71 86/72 86/69 86/72 84/74 84/75 87/72 87/72 88/71Forecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. 2018 By JENNA FRYERAP AUTO RACING WRITERAVONDALE, Ariz. Â„ Kyle Busch won for the eighth time this season to tie Kevin Harvick for the most Cup victories and set up a headto-head battle for the championship. BuschÂs victory at ISM Raceway outside of Phoenix was the Â“nal qualifying event for next weekÂs Â“nale at Homestead-Miami Speedway, where it will be winner-take-all. Busch, Harvick and reigning series champion Martin Truex Jr., advanced into the championship round as expected. Joey Logano, whose day ended early Sunday with a Â”at tire, has the fourth spot. The Â“eld is two Ford drivers, two Toyota drivers and represents four different organizations. Busch and Harvick have gone win-for-win all year, and Busch could have controlled HarvickÂs fate late in the race when he was lined up against Harvick teammate Aric Almirola on a restart. An Almirola victory would have eliminated Harvick from the playoffs, which Busch acknowledged considering. ÂI did think about it,ÂŽ Busch said. ÂBut IÂm here to win the race. They always want it to play out naturally.ÂŽ Now Busch might just have the momentum to take the title. ÂIÂd like to think it gives us a lot (of momentum) but I donÂt know, talk is cheap,ÂŽ Busch said. ÂWeÂve got to be able to go out there and perform and just do what we need to do. Being able to do what we did here today was certainly beneÂ“cial. I didnÂt think we were the best car, but we survived and we did what we needed to do. ItÂs just about getting to next week and once we were locked in, it was ÂAll bets are off and itÂs time to go.ÂÂŽ Harvick was the favorite to win Sunday and started from the pole but an early Â”at tire made SundayÂs race more eventful than Harvick expected. He found himself racing late against Stewart-Haas Racing teammates Kurt Busch and Aric Almirola for the fourth transfer spot to Homestead, but Busch was wrecked late. ÂWe kept ourselves in position all day and there at the end, it was just like everybody wrecking and all over the place,ÂŽ Harvick said. ÂWe just needed to stay out of trouble and try to Â“nd a safe spot there.ÂŽ Brad Keselowski and Kyle Larson, both already eliminated from the playoffs, Â“nished second and third. Almirola was fourth and Harvick Â“fth. Harvick was stripped of his berth to Homestead that heÂd earned by winning a week ago at Texas when NASCAR ruled his car was illegal. The penalty forced him to requalify and he had to do it without his crew chief or car chief. But heÂs a nine-time winner at this track, was fastest in practice, started on the pole and led the Â“rst 72 laps before a Â”at tire. That put Harvick back in 30th and one lap down, and he had to work his way back to the front the rest of the race. He was aided by a Â”urry of mistakes by the other championship contenders. Clint Bowyer had a Â”at tire that caused him to wreck, Kurt Busch was wrecked and that accident collected Chase Elliott, who earlier had been penalized for speeding on pit road. Kurt Busch had been penalized early in the race for passing the pace car. The intensity of the race picked up with a Â”urry of late cautions that began when Ricky Stenhouse Jr. wrecked with 48 laps remaining. Stewart-Haas Racing used split strategy on the ensuing pit stop as Kurt Busch stayed on the track to move into second and Harvick pitted for new tires to restart sixth. NASCAR then stopped the race for the extensive cleanup needed for StenhouseÂs crash and the cars parked on the track for close 11 minutes. But Kurt Busch never got to Â“nd out if his strategy was the right one as he was promptly wrecked on the restart. Denny Hamlin, trying to keep his streak of winning at least once in every season, aggressively tried to dart to the front and while doing so shoved BuschÂs car into the wall. As BuschÂs car ricocheted back into trafÂ“c he tagged Chase Elliott to end ElliottÂs bid to race his way into the Â“nale. ÂDenny came out of nowhere and cleaned us out,ÂŽ said Kurt Busch. Alex Bowman then spun, causing a cleanup, and Aric Almirola used the sequence to make his play for the victory. He restarted third, behind teammate Harvick, on the restart. Almirola dove to the bottom of the track to slip past Harvick and move into second. Another caution with 17 laps remaining put Almirola on the front row alongside Kyle Busch for the restart with 12 to go. But Almirola didnÂt have much for Kyle Busch, who pulled away. Busch sets up showdown with Harvick for championshipAP PHOTOKyle Busch won at ISM Raceway in Arizona Sunday, the Â“nal qualifying event for next weekÂs NASCAR Cup Â“nale. NASCAR BASEBALLMolina, Realmuto homer as MLB All-Stars bounce back with win over Japan TOKYO (AP) Â„ Yadier Molina had three hits, including a three-run homer, and J.T. Realmuto also went deep to lead the MLB All-Stars over Japan 7-3 on Sunday for their Â“rst win of the six-game exhibition series after a pair of defeats. Realmuto hit an opposite-Â“eld solo homer to right in the fourth at Tokyo Dome, and Mitch Haniger scored the goahead run from second in a four-run Â“fth when Japan starter Shinsaburo Tawata threw wildly for an error on Mitch HanigerÂs bunt. One out later, Molina chased Tawata with an opposite-Â“eld, three-run homer to right for a 5-1 lead. The nine-time Gold Glove catcher picked off Seiji Uebayashi in the fourth inning. ÂI felt like YadiÂs pick at Â“rst was huge,ÂŽ MLB manager Don Mattingly said. ÂWe got in a little bit of a jam, pitch count is starting to climb, then YadiÂs pick.ÂŽ Rookie Juan Soto hit a Â”y ball in the fourth that was headed for the seats but hit the roof and was caught by right Â“elder Shogo Akiyama. Soto also hit the roof in ThursdayÂs warmup game against the Yomiuri Giants. Winner Scott Barlow allowed one run and Â“ve hits in 4 1/3 innings and 65 pitches, striking out four. Eugenio Suarez hit an RBI double over Seiji Uebayashi in left in the seventh. He scored on HanigerÂs single. ÂHaving Yadi back there makes my life a lot easier,ÂŽ Barlow said. ÂI trust him very much and I trusted my defense as well.ÂŽ