Charlotte sun herald

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Charlotte sun herald
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Charlotte sun herald (Charlotte Harbor, Fla. : 1995)
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Sun herald
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Charlotte Harbor, FL
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United States -- Florida -- Charlotte -- Charlotte Harbor


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Also issued on microfilm from Crest Technologies.
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Vol. 103, no. 225 (Aug. 13, 1995)-
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"An edition of The Sun Herald."

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University of Florida
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Longtime carpenter Jeff Filock once shot a 3 12-inch nail into his head with a nail-gun. It was a mistake. The nail went through the roof of his mouth and lodged in the nasal cavity between his eye sockets. It did no permanent damage, except for a slight bump on the bridge of his nose that you can barely see. But Filock has the X-rays to prove it believe it or not! and a good story to boot. Despite this misshot, Filock is an excellent carpenter: Hes made a good living at it for three decades. And his latest project is a head-turner, too. Filock is putting the nishing touches on a vardo, a wooden caravan of the type that became popular among Romani gypsies in the 19th century. First step was to buy a heavy-duty trailer with dual axles. From the base came wooden walls, pitched out at a slight angle to give it a particularly unusual look. The roof is curved. Double windows are built into the sides, and another is cut in the front. Attached to the green exterior walls are a carved wooden pelican, heron, gator, bobcat, sea turtle and various sh. Two dolphins dive out of the rear rooine. To enter, walk up a ramp and through Dutch doors. The interior has natural light from the windows and lantern-style lamps on the walls. The vardo is wired for 100-amp service. The ceiling has wooden beams. Jeff has yet to install a stove, refrigerator, counter and sink. In the back is a high platform for a queen-sized bed and enough room beneath for storage and their dog, Buddha. Its all very whimsical, as Jeff puts it. And just plain cool. Who wouldnt want to hit the road towing a 7-foot by 16-foot, wooden, gypsy caravan? I see people retired with $250,000 RVs and I think, thats ne. Viking grills and big-screen TVs. But to me thats not really camping. Jeff and wife Peggy moved to Englewood from Cattaraugus in western New York, 50 miles south of Buffalo. She came down rst on a Christmas trip in 2008, then returned home and told Jeff, By next Christmas Im going to be living there. Close. She moved down full time in 2010. Jeff shuttled back and forth, and decided last winter to sell the remote New York homestead he built from the ground up. (It never stops snowing, Jeff said. It snows from morning to morning. Its like The Shining.) Jeff started his vardo-building project, inspired by a caravan he saw at a local park. Recently, the couple moved to a house they bought on busy Old Englewood Road. Jeff and Peggy plan to open an art gallery at the new house. Jeff will sell his carved, painted wooden animals and sh the same kind that adorn the caravan. Peggy creates nautical folk art. The vardo, parked in the front yard, may also become a baked goods and coffee shop. Peggy said she always wanted to open a coffee shop. Its already a big roadside attraction. You couldnt pull in anywhere where 10 people wouldnt come up and say, What the heck, Jeff said. Its an incredible ice-breaker. Added Peggy, Its like a good-looking man with a puppy, you know? Everybody just wants to talk to him. Stephen Baumann is a member of the Suns editorial board. If you or someone you know has a story to share, contact him at, or call 941-681-3003.This vardo turns heads Brandy Lee Lowe spent much of Friday in the Charlotte County Jail after being arrested by the Punta Gorda Police Department. The arrest happened in front of her 11-year-old son. But Lowe, 31, of Port Charlotte, hadnt actually committed a crime. As it turns out, police were looking for a suspected shoplifter with the same name. Lowe, who had gone to the PGPD to le a missing person report on her mother, soon found herself in handcuffs. Ive never been arrested before, she said. Im very mad. I was scared. The other Lowe has a warrant for her arrest out of Lake County. She is wanted for shoplifting and providing false information to law enforcement. She doesnt look anything like me, said Lowe. PGPD Police Chief Albert Butch Arenal said Monday he doesnt blame the arresting ofcer Bonnie Sills or anyone else in the department. It looks like a good arrest from the information the ofcers had, he said. I cant fault the ofcers. A report led by the PGPD notes, the Social Security number, address and description of the local Lowe was conrmed as matching those of the Lowe with the warrant. It looks like someone stole her identity, said Arenal. This would be the rst case I can think of where an arrest was made because of ID theft. But the Lowes arent buying it. I was able to do a quick Google search on my phone, said the local Lowes brother, Kenny Lowe. He spent Friday night with other family members trying to convince authorities they had jailed the wrong person. I looked on the Lake County Sheriffs Ofce website and there comes up A case of mistaken identityBy ADAM KREGERSTAFF WRITERWoman spends hours in jail after mixupIDENTITY | 6 PUNTA GORDA Lt. Greg Bueno of the Florida Highway Patrol wants every one to have a happy and safe new year, and he reminded drivers that ofcers from various agencies will be out in force to ensure that motorists obey the law. Troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol will be conducting saturation patrols in Manatee, Lee and Collier counties, Bueno said. Troopers will also be out and about in Charlotte County keeping an eye open for impaired and aggressive drivers, he said. Saturation patrols are when a large number of ofcers are moving through specic areas looking for drivers breaking the law, Bueno said. Its New Years Eve and people are going to be going to parties and we want to make sure the driving public reaches their destinations safely, he said. Bueno hopes the saturation patrols, called wolf packs, along with the increased presence in Charlotte County will deter people from driving while intoxicated. We want to take a proactive approach and keep impaired drivers off the roads, he said. Thats much better than having to show up at a crash and pick up the pieces. Alcohol-related trafc fatalities jump during the Christmas/New Years holiday season, according to statistics provided by the National Safety Council. According to the agency, around 42 percent of all trafc fatalities on New Years involve a driver impaired by alcohol. Those statistics are based on data collected from 2007 to 2010.Officers on the lookout for intoxicated driversBy PAUL FALLON SUN CORRESPONDENTLOOKOUT | 6MURDOCK On the heels of critical comments directed at the building division during Charlotte Assembly 2013, county ofcials are launching a multi-pronged program aimed at improving procedures and making them more customer-friendly. The proposed changes, some already in place, will have a signicant impact on how programs and services are provided, said Claire Jubb, customer service manager for county construction services. We understand that our market is very reliant on us to give very good service, Jubb said. So were constantly changing things trying to improve ourselves. The review was prompted, in part, by a nal policy statement to emerge from Octobers Charlotte Assembly, which called for reforms in building/ construction services. Specically, assembly members said there is a need for less stringent building code, building construction and permitting requirements. Moreover, employees were characterized as either untrained or uncaring, in need of more accountability and performance-based evaluations. One key change is the hiring of a new permitting/development ombudsman, who serves as a troubleshooter, facilitator and, perhaps most importantly, voice of the people. Its being an advocate of information, said Don Jascomb, who started in the newly created position two months ago. Im trying to look for opportunities to streamline and make things ow a little better. Jascomb explained that an efcient operation takes into account the type of customer, whether they are a rst-time homeowner doing some remodeling or Open for Business more than a sloganBy GARY ROBERTSSTAFF WRITERSLOGAN | 6 SteveBAUMANNCOLUMNISTLIFE STORIESEditors note: The Sun nishes recapping its top stories of 2013 today. On Aug. 5, Charlotte County lost a hero. Sgt. Michael Wilson became the rst Sheriffs Ofce deputy in the countys 92-year history to be killed by gunre in the line of duty. The 42-year-old touched the lives of many throughout the community, as would become evident by the over whelming amount of support shown for his family (he left behind a wife, Joanne, and three teenage children, Emily, Tyler and Brandon) and his law enforcement family. Im going to remember him as a brother ofcer, Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Prummell said the day following the tragic shooting.By ADAM KREGERSTAFF WRITERHERO | 6 B estof WILSON Sun nishes recapping its top stories of 2013 today. hero. Sheriffs Ofce deputy in the countys 92-year history to be killed by gunre in the line of duty. many throughout the community, as would become evident by the over whelming amount of support shown for his family (he left behind a wife, Joanne, and three teenage children, Emily, Tyler and Brandon) and his law B SUN FILE PHOTO BY SUE PAQUIN Many people waved American ags as the funeral procession on Aug. 10 for Sgt. Michael Wilson slowly passed by. S TAFF W RITER Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er By ADAM KREGER Comunity er By ADAM KREGER Comunity er By ADAM KREGER Comunity er By ADAM KREGER Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er Comunity er INSIDENotable area deaths in 2013 See page 2 AND WEEKLY HERALDCharlotte Sun Pick of the DaySony stereo system, $250In Todays Classifieds! 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You may visit our office at: 23170 Harborview Road, Charlotte Harbor, FL 33980. The Sun revised the calendar events we publish in the paper and display online. All events must be entered by the person submitting them through our website. Its easy. Go to, select an edition and click on the Community Calendar link on the left. Click Submit Event, and fill out the appropriate information. The Print edition text area of the form is for information intended for the print edition of the paper. Information outside of the Print edition text area will appear online only. Please dont repeat the Event Title, as that will be included automatically. We will print a maximum of four lines per event (the Event Title plus 120 additional characters, to be included in the Print edition text field, up to three lines deep) at no cost to the event submitter. Your contact number must be included in these 120 characters. You may, however, purchase additional space for $10 per day, per event, per community edition. Simply choose Paid Listing on the Submit Event page. All paid listings will run in the location designated for the event type. If you do not have the ability to enter your events via our website, we can type them in on your behalf at the rate of $5 per event, per community edition, but this fee does not guarantee your event will make the printed version. Please call 941-206-1180 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays to make a payment or to have us enter your event. The Sun reserves the right to exclude any submitted event that does not meet our specifications or that requires excessive editing. There is no expressed or implied guarantee that any free listing will be included in any event calendar or run in any specific location. This is on a first-come, first-served basis. Be sure to review the Important Tips on the Submit Event page to help ensure you get the most information in without exceeding the line limit. Remember to save the confirmation email you receive after submitting each event. If you made an error or the event gets canceled, simply click on the Withdraw submission noted at the bottom of that email, follow the provided instruction and then resubmit the event. Notice to Calendar Event Submitters TODAYCharlotte carvers, wood carving & burning every Tues @ Punta Gorda Boat Club, W Retta Blvd., 8 am to Noon. call Bob 391-5064 or stop by. Deep Creek Elks 2763, Lunch With Diane 11-2:30, New Years Eve Celebration 7-1, Reservations Only, Music With Heart & Soul Guide Nature Hike, Guided walk w/knowledgeable leader in great natural area, 10 am, 10941 Burnt Store Rd, PG, 941-575-5435, public invited. Meet the Author, Cornel Dolana at the library to sell & sign copies of his books. Tues. December 31, 10am 1pm @ 424 W Henry St 833-5460 Punta Gorda Elks, Lunch 11-2,Bar closed@5,NYE Party 7pm adv. tickets only@25538 Shore Dr P G 637-2606 mmbrs & their gsts New Years Eve, Extravaganza at Fishermens Village, Family-friendly festivities, 5pm-12:30am 639-8721 NY Eve Party, Sons of Italy 3725 Easy St Pt. Char 8:30pm-? $15. Mbrs $17. gsts. catered, byob. res.req. 941-764-9003 or 941-244-8655 WEDNESDAYWoodcarving, No carving at Culture Center Wed. See you the next week. New Year Day 5K Run, 5K Run Lovers key St Prk, 8700 Estero Blvd, Estero Fl. 239-344-5686. registration time 7:30 a.m. Deep Creek Elks 2763, Happy New Year To All, Lounge Will Be Open 10-? Cleansing Chakras, The Yoga Sanctuary, 112 Sullivan St, 11am-2pm 941-505-9642. Punta Gorda Elks, Lite Lunch 11-3 Bar closes at 6@25538 Shore Dr PG 637-2606 mmbrs & their gsts Chakulla and Me, Music, Food and Fun outside at Nav-A-Gator Bar and Grill 9700 SW Riverview Circle in Lake Suzy 2:00 5:00. 629-2287 THURSDAYAmerican Legion 103, Cafe opened for Bfast/ Lunch Thu-Sun 7a-2p Public invited. Help us support our Vets! 2101 Taylor Rd PG 639-6337 Deep Creek Elks 2763, Lunch With Kathy 11-2:30, Initiation of New Members @ 7pm Guided Nature Walks, Guided walk w/knowledgeable leader in great natural area, 10 am, 10941 Burnt Store Rd, PG, 941-575-5435, public invited. Punta Gorda Elks, Lunch 11-2,Dinner 5-8,Bingo 6:30-8:30 @25538 Shore Dr PG 637-2606 mmbrs & their gsts VFW Post 5690 lunch, Jersey Jims famous cheesesteaks,11:30 to 2:30, $5.50, veterans support your post, 23204 Freedom Ave, Port Charlotte, 629-4200 Muttini Mingle, Presented by Salty Paws, Fishermens Village, Center Court, 5:30-8pm music by Peter Taylor, 639-8721 Square Dancing/Rds, Promenaders Rds at 7 Sqs at 7:30 Pt Charlotte Beach 4500 Harbor Blvd Pt Charlotte info 941-429-1311 FRIDAYAmerican Legion 103, Cafe opened for Bfast/ Lunch Thu-Sun 7a-2p Public invited. Help us support our Vets! 2101 Taylor Rd PG 639-6337 Deep Creek Elks 2763, Dinner 5-8, AYCE Fried Fish, Prime Rib and much more, Music 6:30-9:30 With Anything Goes, Reservations Suggested Punta Gorda Elks, Lunch 11am-2pm,Dinner 5-8:30,Music by Two Can Jam 6:30-10:30,Tiki open at 4@25538 Shore Dr PG 637-2606mmbrs&their gsts Michael Hirst, Singer/ Guitarist Michael Hirst performs at Fishermens Village, center stage, 5-9pm 639-8721 | COMMUNITY CALENDAR New Years Eve Dance, Johnny Walkers Red High Tops Band at Alligator Park, 6400 Taylor Road, PG. 8 p.m., Dec. 31. Hors doeuvres buffet. BYOB. Tickets cost $10 per person. For info, call Art at 586-321-6105; Patti at 941-575-7993; Laurie at 941-676-2078; or Lois at 419-239-4469. Featured EventPAID ADVERTISEMENTEditors note: The Sun nishes recapping its top stories of 2013 today.JANUARYEthel Reeve Hollingsworth, 98, was the ofce manager at Eli Witt Company. She graduated from DeSoto County High School and taught Sunday school at both Trinity and Pine Level Baptist Church. Efe Lou Keen, 68, was the rst administrator of the South Florida State College DeSoto campus. She was a DeSoto County High School graduate, teacher and community leader. Don Manseld, 75, a native Arcadian, owned a bakery business for many years. Carla D. Murphy, 63, was the ofce manager at Turner Realty in DeSoto County. She was a Tinsdale sister and the family matriarch. MARCHMarie Knasiak, 93, was one of the countrys oldest Vietnam veterans. She enlisted in the Army when World War II broke out and attained the rank of lieutenant colonel in her 29-year career. A friend referred to Knasiak, who earned a Bronze Star during a tour of duty in Vietnam, as a cross between Mother Teresa and George Patton. Doris Dodo Bishop Pooser, 86, was the rst woman elected deacon at First Presbyterian Church of Arcadia. She was a beautician and operated the DeSoto Beauty Shop. Mary N. Sutphin, 83, was the Veterans Service director for DeSoto County. She volunteered for the DeSoto Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.APRILMatthew Harold Pops Cochrane, 92, of Port Charlotte, was a World War II veteran and baseball enthusiast. He was a longtime caretaker of the baseball elds on Harold Avenue, which was named in his honor. Curtis Eugene Newberry, 79, owned and operated Newberry Well Drilling of Arcadia. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Staff Sgt. Christopher Michael Ward, 24, was killed in action in Afghanistan by a suicide car bomber, while he was escorting volunteers bringing books to schoolchildren. Ward grew up in Arcadia and attended DeSoto County High School.MAYDeirdre Bartolotta, 65, of North Port, was a local art lover who supported the North Port Art Center. Upon her pass ing, her husband Peter asked that contributions be made to the NPAC; the resulting funds will allow for two open houses a year where free art classes will be given away to people who have never taken one before. Franklin Gary Miller, 54, was a member of the DeSoto County Sheriffs Posse and the Arcadia Rodeo Association. He devoted his life to ranch work. Muriel Van Patten, 81, was a devoted supporter of the arts community in Charlotte County. Van Patten served on the advocacy committee of the Arts and Humanities Council of Charlotte County, which awarded her a 2008 Charlie Award for Lifetime Contribution to the Arts. Other groups she served included the Society for Education and Arts Development, Friends of Music, the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra and the Charlotte Chorale.JUNE Peter Duisberg, 93, was a longtime peace activist in Englewood. His peace and human rights activism along with his wife, Annabelle, who died in 2007 dates back before Martin Luther King marched in Selma, Ala., in 1965. Lula I. Inez Holton, 100, was the rst female sheriff in the state of Florida after being appointed by Governor Bryant to complete her late husband, Sheriff Lloyd Holtons remaining term in 1963-64. She was a native of Arcadia and worked in the DeSoto County school system. Judge Jack R. Schoonover, 78, was the rst appellate judge from Southwest Florida. He served as the city attor ney for Punta Gorda, and as legal adviser for the Charlotte County School Board. In 1970, he was appointed assistant state attorney for the 20th Circuit, working out of the Historic Charlotte County Courthouse and overseeing the countys felony cases. He was named a circuit court judge in 1975 and later was appointed to the Second District Court of Appeals in 1981, serving until 1997. Shelley Stout, 51, was the owner of Village Gifts & Gallery on Dearborn Street in Englewood.JULYKaia Patrice Cross, 31, was a professional photographer, event coordinator, reporter for The Arcadian and the current reigning Mrs. Arcadia. Gary R. Small, 82, was the founder of Charlotte Harbor Center, a school for children with disabilities. He helped secure funding for the facility and was the schools rst principal from 1980 to 1992. Frank Wotitzky, 96, was a longtime Punta Gorda attorney. He founded the Wotitzky Law Firm shortly before leaving to serve in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He returned after the war to Punta Gorda, where he practiced law and served as the Punta Gorda city attorney from 1949 to 1952.AUGUSTThomas Jefferson Fulton, 61, of Houston, Texas, was a track star and Charlotte High School Hall of Fame member. From 1973 to 1974, he was one of the top runners in the country, ranked in the top 10 for the 880-yard and mile run, and was among the rst African Americans to break the four -minute mile. Olympia Ollie Guenin, 94, of North Port, was the life partner of former North Port city commissioner Althea Buddy Hughes. She was a former vice president of the American Legion Post 254 Auxiliary. She was a member of the North Port Kitchen Band, a driver and caller for FISH (Friends In Service Here), and involved with the North Port Senior Center and the San Pedro Ladies Guild. Harold Eugene McLoud, 86, was an active member of the DeSoto County Historical Society and credited with the conception of the annual Pioneer Days in Arcadia. He owned Hutson-McLoud Steel Buildings. Dr. Rosalie Robbins, 55, operated a dental practice in Port Charlotte. She worked with a group called Give Kids a Smile that pro vided free dental care to children in need. Dale Watson, 81, of Port Charlotte, was known as the Jolly Green Giant for his extensive gardening knowledge, serving as a master gardener with the Charlotte County Extension Service. He also was president of the Charlotte County Curmudgeon Club. W.G. Kayo Welles IV, 75, a cattleman and farmer, was a proud member of a DeSoto County pioneer family and was instrumental in founding the Arcadia AllFlorida Championship Rodeo, where he also served as association president.SEPTEMBERSharon Hartzell, 57, started Time Out Respite Care on Harborview Road. The nonprot facility assists caregivers of disabled individuals. Ellis Eli Butch Hudson, 69, was the House & Ground director for the Arcadia AllFlorida Championship Rodeo. He served in the U.S. Army and was a lifelong member of the AmVets Post 260. He worked as a mechanic, welder and fabricator.OCTOBERFrank E. Cline, 82, was the sheriff of DeSoto County from 1966 to 1981. He was a member of the Florida Sheriffs Association and served as its president in 1980-81. Gwendolyn Garner Johnson, 95, was a fourth-generation DeSoto County native, citrus grower and cattle rancher who lived her entire life in the Owens community. She served as the rst committee chairwoman for the Farm Service Agency and was a board member of Farmers Home Administration. Larry OConnell, 82, was one of the road war riors who fought for the extension of Winchester Boulevard in Englewood East. Construction on the extension from State Road 776 to Placida Road is scheduled to start in January. NOVEMBERHarvey Brandy Brandenburg Jr., 97, a longtime Englewood businessman. Fred Hill, 66, was a Punta Gorda businessman who led a successful crusade to block a regional landll from being developed near his beloved 1,600-acre ranch in DeSoto County, a pr operty Hill cared for and owned for nearly 30 years. Patty King, 48, was the co-owner of Nicks Auto Clinic on Trott Circle in North Port, and the ofce manager there for eight years. Sarah Brown Peggy Roe 89, was a DeSoto County native and lifelong resident. She was a secretary at her familys business, Arcadia CocaCola Bottling Company. She was a lifelong member of Trinity United Methodist Church, a regent in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and member of the Arcadia Literary Club and the L and E Club.DECEMBERThomas Tom Marryott, 68, was a prominent area criminal defense attorney and philanthropist. Remembered as a highly ethical, extremely professional lawyer, he also served as a mentor for younger attorneys. After moving to Sarasota in 2004, Tom became active in Sarasota Crew (of which he was elected president) and Sarasota Scullers. Remus Grifn, 54, an Arcadia native, was known for removing documents from the Florida State Attorneys ofce which were instrumental in freeing James Richardson from prison after he served 20 years related to the deaths of seven of his children by poison. Grifn was a rodeo bullghter, a cross-country truck driver, surveyor and photographer, and won a Florida Press Club award as part of a team of photographers for The Arcadian in 2010.Notable area deaths in 2013 B estof 3102 3102 3102 2013


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Our Town Page 4 C The Sun /Tuesday, December 31, 2013 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS For those who didnt find everything they wanted under the Christmas tree, the Charlotte County Library System is offer ing something special to help ring in the New Year. Would you believe hundreds of thousands of movies, TV shows, audiobooks and music albums? Absolutely free. Library patrons now have online and mobile access to 300,000 titles through a new partnership with hoopla digital, a service provided to public libraries across the country. Charlotte County is the second library system in Florida to offer this resource. This will be invaluable to us and to our users, said Anne Shepherd, library division manager. It actually extends our collection. Starting Dec. 26, CCLS cardholders are able to download the free hoopla digital mobile app on their Android or IOS device, or simply by going to the library website ( Library/) and clicking on the hoopla icon. Then users can browse or search available titles or view shelves of various genres (Top Titles, Just Added, etc.) to borrow for instant streaming or temporary downloading to their smartphones, tablets, desktop computers and Apple TV. Another advantage is that patrons can listen to the music before hitting borrow to see if they want to download it, or maybe even purchase it elsewhere. And all materials have simultaneous multiple use, meaning even the most popular items will be available any time day or night. All that is needed by users is a current CCLS library card and email address. Its very user-friendly and easy to navigate, said Pauline Klein, librarian supervisor. Patrons can choose from among 30,000 movies and TV shows, most of which are between three and five years old, with an estimated 80 percent of video content not available on Netflix. These items can be bor rowed for three days. Previously, the library offered 17,000 movies, but many of them were duplicates. The hoopla music catalog, which is mostly downloadable, includes older albums as well as more recent issues, including brand-new releases, and can be checked out for seven days. The 10,000 available audiobook titles can be retained for 21 days. Prior to hoopla, 75 per cent of the librarys audiobooks were out in circulation at any one time. When the check-out time is up, the bor rowed material disappears from the device, so there are no late fees. Users cannot copy or burn the downloadable titles and hoopla is not available on the public computers in the library. The library allows for checking out up to eight items per patron per month, which ensures that materials remain available for customers, Shepherd said. There is also a countdown feature, letting users know how much time they have left before the borrowed materials expire. CCLS invested a total of $25,000 for a one-year contract with hoopla, she explained, which is budgeted for the month and divided into a daily amount of about $65. If the daily limit is reached, the patron will be told the service is unavailable until the next day. If the full daily amount is not used, it is carried over to the next day, etc. The price of the items range from 99 cents to $2.99, drawn from the librarys account. Hoopla may even end up saving the library money by alleviating the need to purchase hard copies of the materials, Klein said. Videos, in particular, are expensive to replace when they are damaged or lost. We see it as a budget savings, Klein said. Shepherd added that the digital downloads also may reduce waiting lists for specif ic items by offering a more convenient, and technologically advanced, alternative. I dont see how this can miss being a big hit, Shepherd said. About the only negative is that you dont have to come to the library to use it. We love it when people come to the library.Email: groberts@sun-herald.comLibrary unwraps 300,000 giftsBy GARY ROBERTSSTAFF WRITERNEW YEARS CLOSURESIn observance of the New Years Day holiday, all Charlotte County government business offices and Punta Gorda city offices, along with all county and circuit courts, will be closed Wednesday. All post offices also will be closed. Other local offices and services also will be affected, including: County Administration Center: closed. Charlotte County Utilities: Customer service will be closed; payments will be accepted by phone at 941-764-4300, or by electronic billing at www. (select Water /Sewer from the I want to list). Standby staff will be on call for utility emergencies at 941-764-4300. Mini-Transfer facilities: Both the West Charlotte and Mid-County centers will be closed. Charlotte County Landfill on Zemel Road: open. Charlotte Harbor Visitor & Convention Bureau offices: closed. Visitors with questions about things to do can call 800-652-6090, or visit www. Family Services Center: Charlotte County government offices at the center will be closed. Fire/EMS Headquarters will be closed; all other stations will be open. Sunshine Ride: closed. Dial-A-Ride: closed. Charlotte County library administration offices: closed. Charlotte County libraries: closed. Charlotte County Historical Center: closed. Harold Avenue Recreation Center: closed. South County Regional Park Recreation Center: closed. Joseph A. Tringali Recreation Center: closed. Community Services adminis tration offices: closed. Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center offices: closed, with the offices also closed Tuesday. Port Charlotte Beach Recre ation Center: closed. J.M. Berlin/Rotary Skate Park at Ann Dever Memorial Regional Park: open. Captain Don Cerbone Memo rial Skate Park at Carmalita Park: open. Pools: closed. Charlotte Sports Park offices: closed. Charlotte County Sheriffs administration and district offices in Englewood, Port Charlotte and Punta Gorda: closed. Edison State College (including the Charlotte campus): closed from now through Wednesday. Campus services will resume regular hours Thursday. Classes will resume regular hours Jan.6. Garbage collection for resi dents of Charlotte County will be as follows: Curbside collection will occur as scheduled on Wednesday. Residents and commercial customers of the city of Punta Gorda who receive trash, yardwaste or curbside-recycling service Wednesday will be serviced Thursday; all other days will receive service as normally scheduled. Cultural Center of Charlotte County: open until 2p.m. Tuesday; closed Wednesday. Charlotte County Health Department: offices and clinics will be closed. RUBY TUESDAY GIVEBACK EVENTSRuby Tuesday restaurant in the Port Charlotte Town Center mall offers a Community GiveBack Program for area nonprofits, churches, schools and others. This is a great way to raise money for your cause while enjoying lunch or dinner, organizers say. Ruby Tuesday gives back 20percent of net sales to each organization. The following organizations have GiveBack events scheduled for January. If you are interested in supporting any of these, visit the organizations website for a flier or contact the group/ individual and request a flier to attend. Jan 6, 13, 20 and 27 Share the Blessings Ministry The groups mission is to serve all those in need.The ministry provides clothes, toiletries, food and cleaning supplies. Contact: Fran Kowalczyk at 941-276-7278 or 941-2868804, or visit sharetheblessings Jan 10 Charlotte DeSoto Building Industry Association, Learning Today, Building Tomorrow The mission of the orga nizations Future Builders of America is to help students pursue careers in the building industry by providing education and technical training by awarding scholarships, assisting in apprenticeships and job placement. Contact: Rick Ilmberger at Jan 21 Port Charlotte Jewish Community, Temple Shalom Temple Shalom is awelcoming reform Jewish congregation that strives to meet the spiritual, educational, cultural and social needs of its members. Contact: Joyce Gelfand at Wildlife center needs volunteer cleanersThe Peace River Wildlife Center, 3400 Ponce de Leon Parkway, Punta Gorda, is experiencing a critical shortage of volunteer cleaners. It may not be the most glamorous job, but it is one of the most important jobs in keeping the residents healthy. Volunteer cleaners have an up-closeand-personal experience with the centers resident wildlife, entering their enclosures and being able to observe and enjoy their personalities and antics like no other volunteer can. No heavy lifting is required, but there will be a lot of bending and stooping. Most volunteers commit to one or two days a week, for a few hours in the morning. 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The Sun /Tuesday, December 31, 2013 C Our Town Page 5 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS CHARLOTTE Carl E. GoebelCarl E. J.C. Goebel, 82, of Punta Gorda, Fla., passed away Monday, Dec. 30, 2013. He was born June 4, 1931, in Detroit, Mich., and moved to this area in 1983 from Mt. Clemens, Mich. Mr. Goebel was a retired Iron Worker and was employed at the Burnt Store Marina Golf and Activity Club for over 15 years. He was a natural athlete, an avid bowler, golfer and softball player and was a member of the Burnt Store Presbyterian Church in Punta Gorda. Mr. Goebel is survived by his wife, Hellen (nee Pooch); daughters, Maureen (Dallas) Moon of W. Sussex, and Janet (Mark Leone) Miller of Sterling Heights, Mich.; son, Larry; stepchildren, Theresa (Joseph) Toia of Shelby Township, Mich., Gina (Dave) Maiorana of Rochester Hills, Mich., and Paul (Carolyn) Rossi of Warren, Mich.; 23 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son, Glenn; and sisters, Charlotte and Shirley. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at Burnt Store Presbyterian Church. Memorial donations may be made to Burnt Store Presbyterian Church, 11330 Burnt Store Road, Punta Gorda, FL 33955. Arrangements were made in Port Charlotte, Fla.Jack R. PetersonJack R. Peterson, 84, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013. Arrangements are by Kays-Ponger Uselton Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Port Charlotte Chapel.ENGLEWOOD June S. GraigJune S. Graig, 92, of Rotonda West, Fla., for merly of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away Friday, Dec. 27, 2013. She was born Sept. 21, 1921, in Jersey City, N.J., and moved to this area in 1987 from Barnegat, N.J. Mrs. Graig had worked as a Control Engineer for Western Electric and was a Homemaker and dedicated her life to her family. She was involved in the Gardens of Gulf Cove theater group. Mrs. Graig was a member, a Sunday School teacher and sang in the choir at the First Baptist Church of Ridgeeld Park, N.J. She is survived by her daughters, Debra (Larry) Piloto of Rotonda West, Fla., and Susan (Keith) ONeill of Middletown, N.J.; son, John C .(Rosemarie) of Rotonda West; sister, Marion Smith of Teaneck, N.J.; brother, Joseph (Clotilda) Valley of Englewood, Fla.; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Mrs. Graig was preceded in death by her husband, Charles E. Graig. Memorial services will be private. In lieu of owers, memorial donations may be made to Make-A-Wish America, Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 6062, Albert Lea, MN 56007-6662 or online at Arrangements were made in Port Charlotte.Robert Harold LaauweRobert Harold Laauwe, 84, of Placida, Fla., passed away Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at Tidewell Hospice Englewood House. He was born July 26, 1929, in Wyckoff, N.J., to Leonard and Lilly (nee Tribout) Laauwe. Robert served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conict. He was a pilot with over 140 missions. Mr. Laauwe retired as the President of INOPAK in Ringwood, N.J., in 1997 after 38 years of service. He moved to Florida 15 years ago from Franklin Lakes, N.J. Mr. Laauwe was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Englewood, Fla. Robert enjoyed working outside around the house, golng, the beach and most impor tantly he loved his two little dogs, Lady and Molly. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Nancy Laauwe; his children, Linda G. Laauwe (David) Clark of Pennsylvania, Missy S. Laauwe (Brian) McCauley of Rhode Island, Susan K. Laauwe of New Jersey, John M. (Bonnie) Laauwe of Rhode Island and William Randal (Juana) Laauwe of New Jersey; and nine grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sons, Robert B. Laauwe in 2009 and Terence G. Laauwe in 2011. Viewing will be held from 10 a.m. to the time of service at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at the Calvary Baptist Church, 75 North Pine St., Englewood, FL 34223. Interment will follow at 2:30 p.m. at Sarasota, Fla., National V.A. Cemetery with Military Honors. In lieu of owers, the family requests memorial contribution in Mr. Laauwes name be made to Tidewell Hospice, Inc. 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238. You may share a memory with the family at www.englewoodfh. com. Arrangements are by Englewood Community Funeral Home, Inc.NORTH PORT Lois V. MendenhallLois V. Mendenhall, of North Port, Fla., passed away Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013. Arrangements are by Farley Funeral Home in North Port.DESOTONo deaths were reported in DeSoto Monday. | OBITUARIES Eulogia WoodburyEulogia Lola Woodbury, 79, of Englewood, Fla., and Gilmanton, N.H., died peacefully Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, at her daughters home in Belmont, N.H., surrounded by her dedicated family, after a courageous battle with cancer. Mrs. Woodbury was born March 11, 1934, in Moca, Puerto Rico, the daughter of Juan and Andrea (nee Caban) Cortes. She was a devoted Christian, mother and grandmother and was an active communicant of St. Joseph Parish, Belmont and St. Francis of Assisi Church in Florida. Mrs. Woodbury was a member of the Altar and Rosary Society and a Eucharistic Minister. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and enjoyed walks with her daughter. Her family and her spiritual life were her great est priorities. Mrs. Woodbury was an avid Red Sox fan and enjoyed dancing and taking cruises with her loving husband. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Charles Woody Woodbury of Englewood, and Gilmanton; four sons, Steven (Susan) Woodbury and Robert (Cindy) Woodbury all of Gilmanton, Thomas Woodbury of Florida and James (Celeste) Woodbury of Belmont; daughter, Wanda (James) White of Belmont; 17 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two brothers, Ivan Caban of Puerto Rico and Wilson Caban of New Jersey; and three sisters, Ladie Leon, Judith Nunez and Ludo Rodriquez all of Kissimmee, Fla. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Woodbury was preceded in death by a brother, Angel Caban. There will be no calling hours. A Mass of Christian Burial and graveside service will be celebrated at a later date. For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the Laconia Salvation Army, 177 Union Ave., Laconia, NH 03246 or Central New Hampshire VNA and Hospice, 780 North Main St., Laconia, NH 03246. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www. Arrangements are by Wilkinson-BeaneSimoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Academy says farewell to fall class PHOTOS PROVIDED BY LAURA MEYERSisters Elena and Olessia Salmeron pose for a photo with fellow graduate Carissa Goddard just before The Academys Fall Graduation ceremony held recently at the Charlotte Technical Center. The fall class of 2013 rises to hear the words of district superintendent Doug Whittaker. The sta of The Academys Career Quest program congratulate some graduates after the recent ceremony. From left: teacher Susan Vielhauer, Connor Montalbano, Olessia Salmeron, staer Sharda Ali-Singh, Carissa Goddard, teacher Brad Dugan and Nicole Nickerson. The fall class of 2013 moves their tassels to the left, signifying the completion of their studies. Senior Amanda Richards oers a few parting words of advice to her fellow graduates. Graduate Eileen Brumbaugh addresses her classmates and the audience of families, friends and faculty members. 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Our Town Page 6 C The Sun /Tuesday, December 31, 2013 FROM PAGE ONE a professional contractor with a more complex project in hand. I deal with multifaceted groups, he said. You need a different approach with different groups; sometimes people need a little more hand-holding. Other major improvements also are planned, with the goal of creating a mindset among employees to provide programs and services in a courteous, responsive and proactive manner. And several changes are intended to enhance the online experience. These revisions include allowing Charlotte County Utilities bill payments online and a soon-to-be-updated website for permitting and licensing that will include electronic document review, custom apps for internal and external use, and real-time statistics, reports and lobby wait times. Other changes are small, such as greeting customers in the lobby, but all lend themselves to a better consumer experience, Jubb said. For many residents and businesses, the building/construction division is the face of the county. Due to the volume of work done by the divisions ve customer-service staff, this interaction goes a long way in shaping public perception of government operations. For example, in October the county issued 1,351 permits, or an average of 59 per day. In addition, there were nearly 2,500 customers served and 4,750 inspections completed during the month. To look at streamlining the process, the county formed a steering group comprised of Building Industry Oversight Committee members, frequent users of the department and staff. Their recommendations included additional staffing to meet increased demand, changes in lobby check-in procedure and expanded online services. Also, following an in-depth analysis of operations, the coming new year will usher in a countywide customer service program intended to further advance delivery of services, Jubb said. Its a constant, continuing process to improve customer ser vice, said Commissioner Tricia Duffy, but weve made big strides.Email: groberts@sun-herald.comSLOGANFROM PAGE 1 Capt. Tom Lewis of the Punta Gorda Police Department also said his ofcers will be out in force looking for impaired drivers during New Years. The department will also have an ofcer trained to recognize and test people suspected of being under the inuence of drugs out with patrols on the holiday, Lewis said. He has extensive training to evaluate potential drug intoxication, he said. He has been trained to perform medical assessments to see if someone is under the inuence of a narcotic and to recognize what type of narcotic the individual is using. Lewis pointed out that it is much easier for drivers partaking in the holiday spirit to call a taxi cab. Anyone convicted of a rst offense driving under the inuence charge could lose their license for up to a year, he said. They could also face a ne of up to $1,000 and be sentenced to up to six months in jail. Court costs and legal fees associated with the crime can sometimes reach up to $10,000, Lewis said. Its just so much cheaper and safer just to call a cab, he said. Capt. Michael Anderson, the commander for the Charlotte County Sheriffs Ofce Road Patrol Division, also encouraged drivers to stay safe during the holiday. Stay sober and stay safe, Anderson said in a prepared statement. Like the highway patrol and Punta Gorda Police Department, the sheriffs ofce will also have extra patrols out on New Years Eve, Anderson said. None of the agencies will be conducting sobriety checkpoints and will instead rely on patrols to deal with intoxicated drivers. Well have roving patrols out, Anderson said.LOOKOUTFROM PAGE 1The sheriff who began his career with the agency the same year as Wilson fought back tears during an emotional Aug. 6 press conference. Hes truly going to be missed, said Prummell. He was unique, one of a kind. Former Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Cameron echoed those statements later that day. Mike was a very good friend, he said. I loved him. He was like a brother. Wilson was responding to a domestic distur bance call shortly after 8 p.m. at a second-story unit of the Lakes of Tuscana Apartments off Veterans Boulevard in Port Charlotte. When he got to the stairs leading up to the apartment, Jay Vanko, 49, red one bullet from his 9 mm handgun down at Wilson. The shot just missed the deputys bulletproof vest. Vanko then fatally shot himself. Wilson was able to call for assistance before being taken to Peace River Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. Wilson was with the CCSO for 21 years half of his life. The community grieved together, but it also rallied to show appreciation for the fallen ofcer and support for his family and the Sheriffs Ofce. Just a few hours following Wilsons death, Relinda Broom, along with her husband Ted, came up with an idea for residents and community members to show support: Paint the Town Blue. Ribbons hung from lamp posts, street signs, buildings, bridges and even trees. Everywhere. And, donations from residents poured in to help the Wilsons. Dozens of businesses held fundraisers and charity events to help the cause in the days, weeks and months following Wilsons passing. At a somber viewing on Aug. 9, family, friends, neighbors and residents said their goodbyes. Then on Saturday, Aug. 10, an unforgettable funeral was held for the unforgettable hero. Over 2,000 packed into the Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center. Thousands more watched on TV from home. Law enforcement personnel from agencies across the state came to Charlotte. Gov. Rick Scott was in attendance. He said Wilson made the ultimate sacrice and will never be forgotten. More than 500 police, re, EMS and county vehicles were part of a funeral procession that snaked through Port Charlotte and Punta Gorda. People many holding American ags lined the streets to greet the motorcade, waving to the cruisers and trucks as they slowly passed with their lights ashing and sirens blaring. It would be Wilsons last ride around the county, which he helped keep safe for over two decades. County ofcials presented a proclamation declaring Nov. 25 what would have been Wilsons 43rd birthday as Sgt. Mike Wilson Day. The installation of a commemorative plaque near the place where Wilson was killed may be considered. Joanne Wilson, Mikes widow, wrote a letter to share with the community. It was received in late August and, in part, read: Words cant express my gratitude for the overwhelming support my children and I have received since the Aug. 5 death of my beloved husband. Although we are heartbroken, we are nding tremendous comfort in your love and kindness. Thank you all for honoring our hero. A trust fund to help the Wilsons is still set up through SunTrust Bank. Donations can be made out to the Sgt. Michael Wilson Memorial Trust and dropped off at any SunTrust. Staff writers Brenda Barbosa and Gary Roberts and Sun correspondent Al Hemingway contributed to this story.Email: akreger@sun-herald.comHEROFROM PAGE 1 SUN FILE PHOTOPeople stood along the route on Harbor Boulevard in Port Charlotte to show their support for Sgt. Michael Wilson.Editors note: The Sun nishes recapping its top stories of 2013 today. ENGLEWOOD Patients of the Charlotte County Health Departments clinic now have to travel to the Community Health Center of North Port. The Charlotte County Health Department closed the clinic on San Casa Drive Aug. 31. However, the all-volunteer, nonprot Englewood Community Care Clinic will continue to operate from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and Thursday evenings at the San Casa facility. The ECCC only accepts walk-in patients. This summer Charlotte County commissioners said they did not want to leave Englewoods health department patients stranded. Commissioner Bill Truex said he had been working with the federally qualied North Port clinic, Englewood Community Hospital, and other health care professionals on a long-range health care solution for Englewoods lower income and uninsured residents. Truex told the other commissioners more than 900 people with Englewood ZIP codes were already patients at the North Port clinic. How many more Englewood patients will end up in North Port after the San Casa clinic closes has yet to be determined, Truex said. In the interim, commissioners agreed to have county staff arrange transportation to the North Port clinic at 6950 Outreach Way. The North Port clinic will not accept walkin patients. Anyone wanting care will rst have to schedule an eligibility appointment. For an appointment, call 941-833-6296. The North Port clinic also does not serve patients 55 or older. Those patients are referred to the Senior Friendship Center for medical care. The senior center has had a standing policy where it only saw older adults who are Sarasota County residents. However, the center announced that it has modied its policy for older EnglewoodCharlotte County residents. Senior Friendship Centers Venice Clinic will accept qualied Charlotte County patients 50 and older who are referred to them from the North Port Clinic, said Peg Palmer, director of the Senior Friendship Centers Communications and Public Education. Fees are on a sliding scale, based on ability to pay. Those older adults not receiving Medicaid or Medicare not referred to the North Port clinic or the senior center will have to nd their own alternative, including considering care at the free Englewood Community Care Clinic or the Virginia B. Andes free clinic in Port Charlotte. Beth Harrison, executive director of the Englewood Community Care Clinic, said its hard to gauge the impact of what the closing of Charlotte County Health Department Clinic will be. In the last couple of months, weve been OK as far as volunteers, Harrison said. Its been an interesting past few weeks, since we havent seen increased volume. Its hard to say how much the other clinics closing will impact our volume. Looking ahead, Harrison said, Wed like to have three or four in any combination of volunteer physicians, physician assistants and registered nurse practitioners so that we could stay open all day. Harrison said Community Care Clinic has served 2,472 visits since opening in January 2012. The clinic encourages doctors and other health care professionals to volunteer. The ECCC has received calls from retired medical professionals who want to volunteer but no longer have the proper credentials. Volunteers must have an active license, Harrison said. For Englewood Community Care Clinic information, visit www. or call 941-681-3765.Englewood loses health department clinicSTAFF REPORT B estof 3102 3102 3102 Brandy Lee Lowe, who looks nothing like my sister, he said. Though their hair is somewhat similar and they are both white, the Lake County Lowe is listed at 5-foot-7, 141 pounds and was born in December 1988, according to her last booking sheet from Lake County. The Port Charlotte Lowe is 5-foot-4, 220 pounds and was born in August 1982, according to the PGPD report. The PGPD noted the discrepancy in the date of birth. Lt. Joe King said it should be noted the Lake County Lowe is wanted for lying to the police and it isnt uncommon for suspects to provide a false date of birth. Its all very unfortunate, said King. The Lowes are speaking with their attorneys. Im not against the police department; I appreciate what they do, said Lowes mother, Dapphney Springer. But I am concerned about what happened to my daughter. I was beside myself. The local Brandy Lowe, a single mother and waitress, had gone to the PGPD Friday to le a missing person report after she hadnt heard from Springer in about a day. (Springer says she was at a casino and lost track of time and had a lot of missed calls.) However, the PGPD noticed the name Brandy Lee Lowe. They called me back to the station, said the local Lowe. They were showing me all this paperwork, and Im like, Thats not me. In the end, Lowe was booked at the Charlotte County Jail around 2 p.m. She was nally let out shortly before midnight. The warrant included photos showing the Lake County Lowe had a tattoo on her ankle, but the Port Charlotte Lowe had no such tattoo. The only thing that was the same was her name, said the local Lowe. Had the mistake not been uncovered, the Port Charlotte Lowe would have faced extradition to Lake County, where she would have faced a judges order of 29 days of incar ceration without bond. Lake County ofcials hadnt heard about the incident, so they were unable to comment Monday. The Lake County Lowe is still not in custody.Email: akreger@sun-herald.comIDENTITYFROM PAGE 1 Football, cheer registrations setThe Florida Spring Youth Football League will hold registrations for football and cheer from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Jan. 6, 2014, at the Charlotte Warriors home eld, 2610 Carmalita St., Punta Gorda. The leagues season runs from January to April. It is for boys and girls 5 to 15 years old. Football registration costs $135; cheer registration costs $75. For more infor mation, call 941-347-7200.Pop Warner registrations setPop Warner will hold registrations for football and cheer from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 6, 2014, and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 8, 2014, at the Charlotte Warriors home eld, 2610 Carmalita St., Punta Gorda. The leagues season runs from August to December. It is for boys and girls 5 to 15 years old. Football and cheer registrations cost $200. Additional times and dates for registration will be announced. For more information, call 941-347-7200.Football, cheer clinics offeredFootball and cheer clinics will be held from May to July 2014 at the Charlotte Warriors home eld, 2610 Carmalita St., Punta Gorda. The clinics are for boys and girls 5 to 15 years old. They are free of charge and open to the public. For more information, call 941347-7200, or email info@ Years Eve performance offeredThe Charlotte Players will hold a New Years Eve Cabaret performance at 7:30 p.m. today at the Langdon Playhouse, 1182 Market Circle, Port Charlotte. Melissa Cripps will perform two sets of Broadway classic show tunes, along with favorite songs from Bette Midler, Liza Minneli, Judy Garland, Karen Carpenter and more. Ken Crisp will be on the piano, and Bob Ryan will be on the drums. General-admission seating at cabaret-style tables of four will begin at 7 p.m. Seating will be limited. Tickets cost $35 per person, which includes light hors doeuvres and beverages. For more information, or to reserve a ticket, call 941-255-1022. | COMMUNITY NEWS BRIEFS 2013P L ..4 IPA-enIn FeQC-


The Sun /Tuesday, December 31, 2013 C Our Town Page 7 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS Lotela Gold performs gospel songs at Cultural Center Chad Johns leads the group Lotela Gold in gospel singing on Sunday.SUN PHOTOS BY BETSY WILLIAMSCarol Backer with her granddaughter, Onica Graham, 7, and her daughter, Tina Graham, during the gospel concert intermission. Joining Lotela Gold, Somer Smith wows the audience with her voice. Right: Jerry and Jo Sohns were enjoying the gospel concert at the Cultural Center on Sunday. Sharon Cornine shares her talents, singing and playing guitar Sunday. Jeanne Olsen, Sally Mihelic, Elaine Bates and Ruth Beisheim found seats up front for the Sunday afternoon gospel concert presented by Lotela Gold. Bassist Jimbo Fann takes center stage to sing one of his new favorite gospel songs during the concert on Sunday. Martha and Pete McCarthy visit with Billie Thornton during the intermission at the Sunday after noon gospel concert at the Cultural Center. Left: The band Lotela Gold appeared on stage at the Cultural Center of Charlotte County Sunday for a gospel concert, followed by their traditional s and s show. Singers for the group include the Johns, Bonni and Dennis, along with their son, Chad, Somer Smith and Butch Galimore, backed by keyboard player Howard Godwin, lead guitarist Sharon Cornine, bassist Jimbo Fann and drummer Steve Cherniss. Thomas Quigley, M.D. Board Certified Eye Physician & Surgeon2 5 2 9 T A M I A M I T R A I L P U N T A G O R D A 9 4 1 6 3 9 2 0 2 0 No Hidden Charges: It is our policy that the patient and or any other person responsible for payment or be reimburse by payment or any other service, examination or treatment which is performed as a result of reimburse within 72 hours of responding t o the advertisement for the free, discounted fee or reduced fee service, examination or treatment. Offer does not apply to Avantica managed insurance pl ans including Freedom, Optimum and some Universal. Code: CS00 50451561 F R E E E Y E E X A M F O R N E W P A T I E N T S 330 NORTH BREVARD (NEXT TO FARM CREDIT), ARCADIA 863-993-2020 20600 VETERANS BLVD. PORT CHARLOTTE 941-766-7474 complete medical exam with one of our board certified eye doctors includes prescription for eyeglasses, and tests for cataracts, glaucoma and other eye diseases. O f f e r a p p l i e s t o n e w p a t i e n t s 5 9 y e a r s a n d o l d e r Offer Does Not Apply To Freedom And Optimum Health Plan Participants. Coupon Expires 1/14/2014 lylEf:iiP T ,of---------------------------------------------------------125129 ITAUR QM0 THA LPUNT& DQ i Offer applies to new patients 59 yew and offer.DIST =000=2020IPR NIEW NT1I1ENT----------------------------------------------


Our Town Page 8 C The Sun /Tuesday, December 31, 2013 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS To view todays legal notices and more visit, www To view todays legal notices and more visit, www 3100 LEGALS FICTITIOUS NAME3112 12/31/13 Notice Under Fictitious Name Law Pursuant to Section 865.09, Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of Brookdale Therapy Englewood located at 550 Rotonda Blvd. W., Rotonda West, FL 33947-2533, in the County of Charlotte, intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated at Port Charlotte, FL, this 18th Dayof November, 2013. /s/ ARC Therapy Services, LLC Publish: December 31, 2013 110833 2983058 Notice Under Fictitious Name Law Pursuant to Section 865.09, Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of Brookdale Therapy Port Charlotte located at 18440 Cochran Blvd, Port Charlotte, FL 33948-3339, in the County of Charlotte, intends to r egister the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated at Port Charlotte, FL, this 18th Dayof November, 2013. /s/ ARC Therapy Services, LLC Publish: December 31, 2013 110833 2983037 Notice Under Fictitious Name Law Pursuant to Section 865.09, Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of Brookdale Therapy Punta Gorda located at 250 Bal Harbor Blvd., Punta Gorda, FL 33950-5294, in the County of Charlotte, intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated at Port Charlotte, FL, this 18th Dayof November, 2013. /s/ ARC Therapy Services, LLC Publish: December 31, 2013 110833 2983049 Notice Under Fictitious Name Law Pursuant to Section 865.09, Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of K & L T rucking located at 80 Annapolis Lane in the County of Charlotte in the City of Rotonda W est Florida Ken Ellerbe intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated at 4:11pm Florida, this 26 day of December 2013 /s/ Kenneth Ellerbe Publish: December 31, 2013 110833 2983033 NOTICE OFACTION3116 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 08-2012-CA-002037 DIVISION: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. GHYSLAINE LESCOT, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION To: KATHERINE BACHA Last Known Address: 14499 McGraw Avenue Port Charlotte, FL 33953 Current Address: Unknown ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN P ARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PA RTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS Last Known Address: Unknown Current Address: Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Charlotte County, Florida: LOT 17, BLOCK 2840, PORT CHARLOTTE SUBDIVISION, SECTION 45, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGES 56A THRU 56E, INCLUSIVE OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FLORIDA. NOTICE OFACTION3116 A/K/A 2409 EDNOR ST PORT CHARLOTTE FL 33952-4312 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Albertelli Law, Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is P.O. Box 23028, Tampa, FL 33623, and file the original with this Court either before January 31, 2014 service on Plaintiffs attorney, or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition. This notice shall be published once a week for two consecutive weeks in the Charlotte Sun-Her ald WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court on this 26th day of December 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: J. Kern Deputy Clerk **See the Americans with Disabilities Act If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in a court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Administrative Services Manager, whose office is located at 350 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda, FL 33950 and whose telephone number is (941)637-2281, within two (2) working days of receipt of this notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771. To file response please contact Charlotte County Clerk of Court, 350 E. Marion Street, Punta Gorda, FL 33651-1687. Tel: (941) 637-2238; Fax: (941) 6372216. Publish: 12/31/13 and 1/7/14 272484 2983161 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 13002725CA WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, v. THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, GRANTEES, DEVISEES, LIENORS, TRUSTEES, AND CREDITORS OF ERIC T. JOHNSON; DAVID C. JOHNSON, DECEASED, ET AL. Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, GRANTEES, DEVISEES, LIENORS, TRUSTEES, AND CREDITORS OF DAVID C. JOHNSON, DECEASED; THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, GRANTEES, DEVISEES, LIENORS, TRUSTEES, AND CREDITORS OF ERIC T JOHNSON, DECEASED; AND ALL CLAIMANTS, PERSONS OR PARTIES, NATURAL OR CORPORATE, AND WHOSE EXACT LEGAL STATUS IS UNKNOWN, CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST DAVID C. JOHNSON, DECEASED AND ERIC T JOHNSON, DECEASED, OR ANY OF THE HEREIN NAMED OR DESCRIBED DEFENDANTS OR P ARTIES CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN AND TO THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED Current residence unknown, but whose last known address was: 7225 BARGELLO ST., ENGLEWOOD, FL 34224-8668 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Charlotte County, Florida, to-wit: LOT 18, BLOCK 3504, PORT CHARLOTTE SUBDIVISION, SECTION 74, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE(S) 32A-32P, PUBLIC RECORDS OF CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on DOUGLAS C. ZAHM, P.A., Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is 12425 28th Street North, Suite 200, St. Petersburg, FL 33716, on or before January 31, 2014 or within thirty (30) days after the first publication of this Notice of Action, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court at 350 East Marion Avenue, Punta Gorda, FL 33951, either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint petition. WITNESS my hand and seal of the Court on this 26th day of December 2013. Barbara T. Scott Clerk of the Circuit Court By: J. Kern Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Jon Embury, Administrative Services Manager, whose office is located at 350 E. Marion Avenue, Punta Gorda, Florida 33950, and whose telephone number is (941)637-2110, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this, notification if the time before the schedule appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voce impaired, call 711. Publish: 12/31/13 and 1/7/14 146641 2983171 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 20th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 13003025CA M&T BANK Plaintiff NOTICE OFACTION3116 vs. UNKNOWN HERIS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, CREDITORS AND OTHER PERSONS OR UNKNOWN SPOUSES CLAIMING BY THROUGH UNDER OR AGAINST THE ESTATE OF MARGARET ANN MANKIEWICH, PATRICIA MANKIEWICH AS PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF MARGARET ANN MANKIEWICH, UNKNOWN TEANANT #1 n/k/a LORAINNE MANKIEWICH, TRUE BLUE POOL SUPPLY, INC., Defendant, NOTICE OF ACTION TO: UNKNOWN HERIS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, CREDITORS AND OTHER PERSONS OR UNKNOWN SPOUSES CLAIMING BY THROUGH UNDER OR AGAINST THE ESTATE OF MARGARET ANN MANKIEWICH 21435 Beaverton Avenue Port Charlotte FL 33953 (last known residence) YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described property in CHARLOTTE County, Florida: Lot 25, Block 1446, PORT CHARLOTTE SUBDIVISION, SECTION TWENTY-SEVEN, according to the Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 5, Pages 20A through 20F, Public Records of Charlotte County, Florida. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Plaintiffs attorney, STRAUS & EISLER, P.A., 10081 Pines Blvd, Suite C, Pembroke Pines, FL 33024 on or before thirty (30) days from the first date of publication on or before January 31 2014 and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service upon Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint filed herein. NOTICE: ANY PERSON WITH A DISABILITY REQUIRING SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO P ARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING SHOULD CONTACT 1-800-955-8771 (TDD); 1800-955-8770 (v), VIA FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE NO LATER THAN SEVEN (7) DAYS PRIOR TO THE PROCEEDING. WITNESS my hand and the seal of ths Court at CHARLOTTE County, Florida this 26th day of December 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: J. Kern As Deputy Clerk Publish: 12/31/13 and 1/7/14 337549 2983132 TN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR CHARLOTTE COUNTY CASE NO. 13003263CA REVERSE MORTGAGE SOLUTIONS. INC., Plaintiff, vs. SHEILA RAE LETTOW F/K/A SHEILA R. TOUPAL, et al. Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION To the following Defendant(s): ALL UNKNOWN HEIRS, CREDITORS, DEVISEES, BENEFICIARIES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY, THROUGH UNDER OR AGAINST THE ESTATE OF ROBERT H. FRANK A/K/A ROBERT HANS FRANK YOU ARF NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property; LOT 905, OAKLAND HILLS SECTION OF ROTONDA WEST SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8. P AGES 15A THRU 15K, IN THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of you written defenses, if any, to it, on McCalla Raymer, LLC, Andrew L. Denzer, Attorney for Plaintiff, whose address is 225 East Robinson Street. Suite 660, Orlando, FL 32801 on or before January 31, 2014 a date which is within thirty (30) days after the first publication of this Notice in the The Sun and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demand in the complaint. I HEREBY CERTIFY that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Notice of Filing was mailed to all the parties in the attached mailing list. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court this 26th day of December 2013 Clerk of the Court By: J. Kern As Deputy Clerk Publish: 12/31/13 and 1/7/14 338116 2983084 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 13003296CA WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, VS. UNKNOWN SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE AS TRUSTEE OF THE RAYMOND J. MESARIS SR. REV; KATHLEEN M. MESARIS: RAYMOND J. MESARIS. SR.; et al., Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION TO: Unknown Successor Trustee as Trustee of The Ramond J. Mesaris Sr. Revocable Trust NOTICE OFACTION3116 Dated August 27, 2009 Last Known Residence: Unknown YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Charlotte County, Florida: UNIT 360 OF PORT CHARLOTTE VILLAGE, A COOPERATIVE, ACCORDING TO EXHIBIT B (PLOT PLAN) OF THE MASTER FORM PROPRIETARY LEASE RECORDED IN O.R. BOOK 1075, PAGES 154 THROUGH 184, AMENDED AND RESTATED MASTER FORM PROPRIETARY LEASE AS RECORDED IN O.R. BOOK 1588, PAGES 95 THROUGH 118, ALL OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FLORIDA TOGETHER WITH THAT 1979 FLEE MOBILE HOME VIN # FLFL1776A has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on ALDRIDGE CONNORS, LLP, Plaintiffs attorney, at 1615 South Congress Avenue, Suite 200, Delray Beach, FL 33445 (Phone Number: (561) 392-6391), within 30 days of the first date of publication of this notice, and file the original with the clerk of this court either before January 31, 2014 on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. Dated on December 26 2013. BARBARA T. SCOTT As Clerk of the Court By: J. Kern As Deputy Clerk Publish: 12/31/13 and 1/7/14 334261 2983139 NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE3122 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR CHARLOTTE COUNTY. FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 10000528CA DIVISION: PNC BANK, N.A. SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO NATIONAL CITY BANK SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO NATIONAL CITY BANK OF INDIANA, Plaintiff, vs. RENEE RILEY, et al. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned Clerk of Court of CHARLOTTE County, will on the 24 day of January 2014, at 11:00 am EST at offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property situated in CHARLOTTE, Florida: LOT 1, BLOCK 672, PUNTA GORDA ISLES, SECTION TWENTY THREE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 12, PAGE(S) 2-A THRU 2-Z-41, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FLORIDA. pursuant to a Final Judgrnent of Foreclosure entered in Case No. 10000528CA of the Circuit Court of the TWENTIETH Judicial Circuit in and for CHARLOTTE County, Florida, the style of which is indicated above. WITNESS MY HAND and seal of this Court on December 26 2013 Barbara T. Scott Clerk of the Circuit Court By: M. B. White Deputy Clerk **See American with Disabilities Act** In accordance with he Americans with Disbilities Act of 1990, persons needing special accommodations to participatin this proceeding should contact the Court ADA Coordinator at 407-836-2303 or 1-800-955-8771 (T.D.D.), no later than (7) seven days prior to the proceeding. Publish: 12/31/13 and 1/7/14 366041 2983103 F i n d i t i n t h e C l a s s i f i e d s NOTICE OFSALE3130 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: ABLE WRECKER & ROAD SERVICE LLC gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 01/14/14, 08:00 am at 5135 NE CUBITIS AVENUE ARCADIA, FL 34266, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. ABLE WRECKER & ROAD SERVICE LLC reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 1FMPU16545LA66757 2005 FORD Publish: December 31, 2013 108133 2983020 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: TIMS TOWING SERVICE gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 1/22/2014, 9:00 am at 2721 S. McCall Rd. Englewood, Fl 34224, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. TIMS TOWING SERVICE reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 53KH71621BF001785 2011 HURST TRAILER Publish: December 31, 2013 316364 2983026 In the wake of a fatal crash between a boat and personal watercraft on Dec. 22, the family of the man killed in the collision is seeking answers. The crash resulted in the death of Lee Hollis, 54, the driver of the per sonal watercraft, severe injuries to a 40-year-old woman who was with him, and minor injuries to Bruce Vilardi, 43, the captain of the boat, and the two of Vilardis passengers. W. Cort Frohlich, an attorney representing Hollis family, said Hollis was cremated, and his remains were own to his home in Kansas, where his family held a funeral service on Saturday. Frohlich said he and the Hollis family are looking into information collected by authorities regarding the crash before they decide wheth er to take legal action. Hollis was an attorney in Leawood, Kan. I would say its fairly likely (that legal actions will be taken) given what we know so far, but we wont make that determination until our investigation is complete, Frohlich said. According to a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission report, the crash took place near Stump Pass as both the boat, a 2012 21-foot Nautic Star, and the personal watercraft, a 2006 10-foot Bombardier, were headed south in the Intracoastal Waterway toward the pass. The report states the personal watercraft was accelerating to pass the boat on the right. The boat turned right and the two vehicles collided. FWC spokesman Gary Morse conrmed last week the FWC suspects alcohol is suspected as a factor in the collision. Morse did not say who was suspected to have been drinking. The FWC could not provide additional information Monday. However, Frohlich said we are certain that no alcohol had been consumed by Mr. Hollis or his sons. Frohlich said Hollis wife saw a toxicology report which showed no alcohol in Hollis system after the crash. In addition, she told Frohlich that Hollis didnt drink. The Sun was unable to reach anyone aboard the boat for comment.Safety concernsThe crash has reinvigorated the issue of boater safety. Steven Viveiros, of Neptune Boat Rentals at the Stump Pass Marina, said last week would-be boat renters underestimate the complexity of navigating a boat. Its like getting in a car and never driving. What is it? Gas, brake and steering? I can do that but theres more to it, Viveiros said. Of personal watercraft, Viveiros said Im not a Jet Ski fan at all. I lost a friend on one. However, some enthusiasts dont feel personal watercraft are as risky as they are perceived to be. Brian King, owner of Island Jet Ski at 1450 Beach Road, Englewood, stored and maintained the personal watercraft owned by Hollis and his family. King said there is a very low percentage of incidents among personal watercraft. Its generally an extremely safe sport. King, whose business rents personal watercraft, said state regulations require him to give basic navigation instructions, carry $1 million in liability insurance, screen renters with a boating test, and demand proof of boating safety education and matching photo ID for renters under 25. If we have a feeling theyre not listening to what were telling them, then we absolutely turn people away and we have turned them away. King said. In addition to the regular screening measures, we do a lot of escorted rides and were doing it more and more it gives you better peace of mind.Email: iross@sun-herald.comQuestions remain in boat crashBy IAN ROSSSTAFF WRITERPERSONAL WATERCRAFT SAFETY STATISTICSThe Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission compiles a yearly file of boating accident statistics available on The FWCs 2012 Boating Acci dents Statistics document states that in 2012, the most recent year for which data is available, there were 112,886 personal watercraft registered in the state of Florida, 132recorded accidents and seven fatalities. Statewide, there was an accident rate of one accident for every 855 personal watercraft registered. In Charlotte County, the accident rate was one per 1,486. Sarasota Countys accident rate was one per 607. Monroe County had the highest accident rate in the state, with one accident for every 86personal watercraft registered. The FWCs data shows that while personal watercraft accounted for 13 percent of all registered vessels in Florida in 2012, they were involved in 19percent of all accidents recorded in the state. Access roads to closeTwo U.S. 41 access roads will close to traffic from Dec. 30 through May 2014: the northbound U.S. 41 access road between Herkimer Street and Conway Boulevard; and the southbound U.S. 41 access road between Dow Road Northeast and Conway Boulevard. Major drainage improvements are underway within the Pompano Waterway, under U.S. 41. This project is being conducted in conjunction with the U.S. 41 Storm Structures Micro Tunneling Project. Detours will be in place and the traveling public is encouraged to exercise extreme caution while traveling in the vicinity of the construction zones. More information is available at www. CharlotteCountyFL. gov click on Project Status Updates in the Popular Links list on the left. | COMMUNITY NEWS BRIEF LWOW'lAd klomat


The Sun /Tuesday, December 31, 2013 C Our Town Page 9 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS Look for a third crossword in the Sun Classified section. PORT CHARLOTTE Deputies responding to a convenience store in reference to a man who pulled a gun out learned the suspect also was carrying some funny money, according to the Charlotte County Sheriffs Office. Authorities were dispatched around 10:30 p.m. Friday to the Circle K near the intersection of Cornelius Drive and Tamiami Trail in Port Charlotte. Eric Maroney, 40, of the 4700 block of Pocatella Avenue in Port Charlotte, was arrested on a charge of possessing a concealed weapon, the report shows, so he was searched. Deputies found seven sheets of fake $1, $5, $10 and $20 bills. Maroney who authorities noted has been arrested in North Port and Sarasota on charges of uttering counterfeit bills was additionally charged with possessing a counterfeit payment instrument in relation to Fridays incident. He was being held Monday at the Charlotte County Jail on $15,000 bond.Report: Attacker thought victim was the devilA woman and her husband enjoying a Friday afternoon at their home on Page Street in Port Charlotte had left their door open because the weather was so nice. What wasnt so nice was the man who was yelling incoherently, calling (one of the victims), the car and other objects the Devil before attacking them, according to the Charlotte County Sheriffs Office. When the woman tried to shut their front door, James Michael Burrell, 31, of the 21400 block of Shannon Avenue in Port Charlotte, spit at her, the report shows. Burrell allegedly barged through the closed and locked door, which hit the woman in the head. Burrell left after the husband retrieved his gun for protection. Deputies arrived and found Burrell walking down a nearby street and arrested him. Burrell was charged with burglary and bur glary with battery. He was being held Monday at the Charlotte County Jail without bond.Report: Two cited for illegal nettingENGLEWOOD Two men were cited Dec. 23 for commercial netting inside Coral Creek, according to the Charlotte County Sheriffs Office. The Marine Patrol unit says they found the men Zachary Tooker, 21, of the 6400 block of Happy Hollow Road in Punta Gorda, and Clifford Brody IV, 23, of Crestview, Fla. with two large cast nets on their boat, coming from the creek north of Coral Creek Bridge. A cooler on the boat contained many large mullet and sand bream, the report shows. Tooker was also cited for failing to register his vessel as a commercial fishing vessel. Brody was additionally cited for not possessing a saltwater products license. Both men must appear in court in January. The Charlotte County Sheriffs Office reported the following arrests: Christopher Bruce Barran, 45, 25600 block of Aysen Drive, Punta Gorda. Charge: battery. Bond: none. Isreal Lee Rogner, 34, 24100block of Riverfront Drive, Punta Gorda. Charge: battery. Bond: none. Jeffery Carl Leach, 32, 25200block of Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. Charge: driving with a suspended license. Bond: none. Richard Vela, 41, 2600 block of Starlite Lane, Port Charlotte. Charges: battery and felony battery. Bond: $20,000. Fernando Antonio Aguilar, 28, 2000 block of Basin St., Port Charlotte. Charge: battery. Bond: none. Louis Emery Dingers II, 51, homeless in Port Charlotte. Charges: petty theft and resisting a merchant during retail theft. Bond: $1,500. Christine Therese Yfantides, 27, of Lehigh Acres. Charge: petty theft. Bond: $500. Justus David Barger, 18, 10300block of Kidron Ave., Englewood. Charge: driving with a suspended license, leaving the scene of a crash and juvenile violation of probation. Bond: none. Dennis Ray McCullin Jr., 29, of Battle Creek, Mich. Charge: driving with a suspended license. Bond: $500. Michele Farias, 47, 10400 block of Gulfstream Blvd., Englewood. Charge: battery. Bond: none. Compiled by Adam KregerReport: Man had weapon, 7 sheets of fake money | POLICE BEATThe information for Police Beat is gathered from police, sheriffs office, Florida Highway Patrol, jail and fire records. Not every arrest leads to a conviction and guilt or innocence is determined by the court system. VENICE Cornholers statewide will descend on Venice this summer to partake in their chosen pastime playing the game of cornhole. The American Cornhole Organizations sanctioned Florida championship tour nament and festival will take place this summer at the Venice Community Center. Venice City Council members sheepishly approved the special event last month. Its unfortunate, the dual meaning, said Mayor John Holic. To me, its a neat thing to have an American playoff of a widely popular game right here in Venice in the middle of the summer when we need people the most occupying restaurants, hotels and everything else. I love to see a major event from out of town come into the city. Were small. To have a major event like the NCAA Rowing Championships in Sarasota would be almost impossible to do here. Im delighted to have some of the more minor, but important, events. Well take those all day long, Holic said. The festival is scheduled to begin on June 20, from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. and all day on June 21. The game involves throwing, or pitching, a bean bag filled with corn into a small hole in the center of a tilted board from 30 feet. A bag in the hole receives three points. A bag that lands on the platform with a portion resting over the hole receives one point. It takes 21 points to win the game. Aside from the humor and banter associated with playing the game, the tournament is designed to be a family affair, with open courts for cornhole play, free to the public. There will be optional pay-as-you-play luck of the draw games, and game challenges open to the public and nonmembers. Players in the singles and doubles championship must be ACO members, with a maximum of 160 singles contestants and 160 doubles teams participating. Champions earn Golden Tickets to the ACO World Championships. For organizers, its another chance to show off the citys barbecue prowess. Suncoast BBQ Bash organizers will be contacted to rally the BBQ troops and provide food during the two-day event.Email: ggiles@venicegondolier.comNational cornhole festival to be held in VeniceBy GREG GILESSTAFF WRITER COURTESY PHOTOThe American Cornhole Organization has sanctioned a state championship tournament in Venice next year. Above, a player pitches a bag during an ACO tournament. 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Our Town Page 8 C The Sun /Tuesday, December 31, 2013 Letters are welcome on virtually any subject, but we do have some rules. Please keep them to less than 250 words. Letters will be edited to length as well as for grammar and spelling. All letters must be signed with full name not initials. An address and telephone number must be included. The phone number and address are not for publication, but must be provided. Due to the number of letters received, we are able to run only one letter per person per month. The Letters to the Editor section is designed as a public forum for community discourse, and the opinions and statements made in letters are solely those of the individual writers. The newspaper takes no responsibility for the content of these letters. Please send or bring correspondence to the Sun, Letters to the Editor, 23170 Harborview Road, Charlotte Harbor, FL 33980, or fax to 941-629-2085. Readers with access to the Internet may email Letters to the Editor at letters to letters@sun-herald.comDerek Dunn-Rankin Chairman David Dunn-Rankin Publisher Chris Porter Executive Editor Brian Gleason Editorial page editor Stephen Baumann Editorial writer | LETTER SUBMISSION POLICYBaker Center thanks many Santas Airport noise could be worse Missed two great spectator events Rep. Radel should lead reform ght Families shouldnt be denied help Politicians have lost their moral compassEditor: Yes, Virginia, there are many Santas right here in Charlotte County. As chairperson of the Baker Center social committee, I wanted the staff to experience an indescribable holiday party. On Dec. 6, we held our party thanks to community Santas. Our rst Santa was Carla Scott of the Freeman House in Punta Gorda. She opened her doors for our party location. The next Santa was Nelson Silverstein, manager of the Applebees located on Kings Highway. Nelson and his staff donated all the delicious food for our party. Our third Santa was Charlotte Highs Jazz Band under the direction of Paul Montanari. They rocked the party with a selection of holiday favorites. Thank you for sharing your time and talent. Julie Perkins of Gladrick Florist Shoppe was our fourth Santa. Julie donated a beautiful oral centerpiece for our table that included fresh owers and evergreens. I would also like to thank Santas helpers: Bruce Sukennikoff, James McKenna and C.J. Lisson for their muscle power. I would like to thank the three little elves, Yolanda Platt, Diane Wallace and Cyndee Oathout. Without their help, the party could not have happened. I would like to thank Sugar & Spice elf Nick Sunseri who made our party a whole lot sweeter by donating cakes for the party. And last but not least, thank you to Alan Holback and Rich Weingarten, who made it all seem so real. Thank you to everyone.Sue Weingarten Port CharlotteEditor: The people who complain in Punta Gorda about the plane noise should live in Park Ridge, Ill. Our son lives in Park Ridge adjacent to OHare International Airport. One of the incoming paths is directly over their house. The planes are so low you can read all the numbers and letters on the underside. When outside, you cannot talk or hear anyone when the planes are going over because of the noise. At busy times, a plane ies overhead about every eight to 10 minutes, probably more than 20 a day. I dont know Editor: Did the Sun drop the ball by not covering two of the greatest spectator events on Charlotte Harbor? On Dec. 15, the Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce hosted the Lighted Boat Parade out of Edgewater Lake in Port Charlotte. Along the parade route, there were thousands of spectators cheering and wishing all the boats a Merry Christmas. On Dec. 21, the Punta Gorda Isles Rim Canal Committee, led by Tom Little, held another lighted boat parade traveling over seven miles through the canals of Punta Gorda Isles where thousands of spectators enjoyed the parade. Almost every lot was lled with people watching. There were so many people coming into the area to join the festivities that there was a major trafc jam at Bal Harbor Boulevard and Aqui Esta Drive. The police department sent a squad car to direct trafc. The two parades hosted over 10,000 spectators. Thanks goes out to the captains and crew for lighting up the boats. While Im at it, why is Charlotte County spending one-quarter million dollars to promote off-shore power boat racing off Manasota Key, which a good portion of is in Sarasota County? Do you think the boat owners, crews and spectators are going to come back to Charlotte County to spend their money on hotels and restaurants in Port Charlotte and Punta Gorda when there are many hotels and restaurants just north in Venice and Sarasota? Hey, commissioner, Charlotte Harbor is the best water venue in the state and one of the 10 best boating waters in the country.Ed Brauer Port CharlotteEditor: After listening to congressman Radel explain once again that cocaine was not the problem, alcohol was, it nally dawned on me that all of the people who are locked up for cocaine, heroin, crack, meth and pills are probably just misunderstood and it is just an alcohol problem. Editor: Having read a recent letter to the editor, I have to say Scrooge and the Grinch both opened their hearts to the world around them and helped out families. This writer is really worse. Is he saying homeless families should not be allowed near a church or play in our public parks or go to school? I would welcome a family shelter in my backyard if it would help get children a safe place to be. But you would rather have a rundown, boarded-up complex that attracts rats, vagrants and devalues your property than to put out a helping hand to a family in need. Shame on you. You need to go to some of the open meetings and see what it is really all about. Better yet, spend some time helping at one of the food banks. Open your eyes to the world around you. There are families who just need a hand up to get back on their feet again. Joseph was a carpenter and so were some of these fathers until the work dried up. Some work for minimum wage. They are the working poor. You try living on $7.50 an hour with a wife and children to feed. They are trying. The Englewood I grew up in is a far different place from what it is today, where we all joined together and helped each other. I choose to be part of the solution, not part of the problem.Lorna Hunter EnglewoodEditor: Our great country is in serious trouble. We have a dysfunctional federal government run by a group of politicians who no longer represent the people who elected them. Our politicians have lost their moral compass. If the Republican National Committee and the Democratic National Committee must raise millions or billions of dollars to | LETTERS TO | THE EDITORwhere the soot is coming from as I never see any in Park Ridge. You should be glad to have an air eld here for employment of local people. Also be glad you live in a free country, the USA.Don Winslow Punta GordaNow that the congressman has paved the way to a clearer understanding of what actually takes place, then it is only tting that when he goes back to work in Washington that he sponsor a bill that claries the ne line between hard drugs and alcohol. I believe that with his leader ship and help we could possibly close down half of the prisons in Florida and thus save the taxpayers millions of dollars.Harry J. Thomas Punta Gordasupport their candidates, how can they do so without being slaves to their large donors? Politicians running for ofce must also accept obscene amounts of money from individuals, PACs, and their own national committees. How can they not be beholden to their largest supporters and their national committees? Your $25 and $50 donations mean nothing to them as far as inuencing their legislative efforts. Only the big bucks count when they are making their decisions. Their national committee is their guiding inuence. They supply them with campaign speakers, endorsements, television and radio ads, and MONEY as needed in their local campaigns. The truth is that it has all come down to MONEY needed for election or re-election. The day elected ofcials are sworn into ofce is the day they must start raising MONEY for their re-election. They are emotionally torn asunder by their indebtedness to their national committees, their corporate and union contributors, the PACs that supported them, and constituents to whom they cannot possibly keep their promises. There is no room for intellectual honesty or even moral guidance. We are governed by self-serving politicians whose only goal is to maintain their overblown stature at any cost.Martin Mandel EnglewoodEditor: Just a few thoughts about how badly President Obama ruined 2013. Stock market at an all-time high. Unemployment lowest in years. Home prices up 20-30 per cent. New home building highest in over ve years. More troops coming home from war. Health insurance for everyone becoming a reality. Health insurance costs rising at a slower pace than anytime in the past 20 years. Foreclosures slowing nationwide. We can hope and pray the remaining three years of his administration go just as badly as the rst ve did.Joseph Del Bonis Rotonda WestWishing for more bad yearsEditor: Ive learned from reading letters to the editor that bad intelligence during the Bush administration was somehow the reason for the Pat Tillman and Jessica Lynch lies, no-bid Halliburton contracts, Blackwater, Abu Ghraib, the nearly $1 trillion underestimation for the cost of the war in Iraq, the disbanding of the Iraq army at a crucial time and our troops given unarmored equipment causing many unnecessary deaths. If the intelligence agencies are to blame for Iraq, then logically, the State Department, IRS and DHLS are to blame for Benghazi, the IRS non-scandal and Fast & Furious. It is constantly being said that many Democrats voted for the war, as well. Was this not the time that we kept on hearing from the administration that if youre not with us youre against us? And as I recall, the people who stood by their convictions in opposition to the war in Iraq were labeled as weak on terror and soft on defense by the Bush administration. If the war in Iraq had been a success, I assume that we would not be reading in the letters that any Democrats vot ed for the war. What say you? From the people who believe in personal responsibility.John Davidson PlacidaGleanings from the letters page | Our view2014 successes will determine countys futureOUR POSITION: Delivering Parkside progress and sales tax success will be top priorities in 2014.When 2014 arrives at the stroke of midnight, the clock starts ticking on a number of programs and projects that will transform Charlotte County for the better or the worse, depending on how they are executed. On Sunday we reviewed the updating of the countys land development regulations and its parks master plan. Today we look at the Parkside Community Redevelopment Area and Novembers sales tax extension referendum. The Parkside CRA was created by the Charlotte County Commission in September 2010 to revitalize the neglected and blight ed core of the original General Development Corporation community of Port Charlotte. Bounded by U.S. 41, Midway Boulevard and the Fordham and Morningstar waterways, the district suffered from high crime, countless code violations, an outdated transportation system and neglected parks. Community cleanups, county code enforcement crackdowns and a concerted effort by the Charlotte County Sheriffs Ofce to target crime in the district have made marked progress. But administrative turnover, including the departure of the plans architect and champion Jim Fendrick, has handicapped the initiative. Frustratingly long planning and design timelines for projects approved by the board the Elkcam multi-use path and Harbor Boulevard leave the impression that nothing is happening. (The board just awarded the design/ permitting bid for the Harbor Boulevard makeover in November.) There is still no concrete plan for redoing McGuire and Lake Betty parks, both of which were identied in the CRA master plan for upgrades and additional amenities. We know government moves slowly, but the commission has to shoulder much of the blame for the slow roll-out. It seldom convenes as the CRA board. In Punta Gorda, the CRA board meets monthly. Some agendas are light, but theres no escaping the regularity if things start to go sideways or backwards. The delay on Harbor Boulevard is directly due to a lack of commission oversight. That must change in 2014 and beyond. Things will certainly change come November, when voters are asked to extend the one-cent sales tax. Theres no escaping the impact $180 million over 10 years will have on the county budget. If its there, roads, parks and other infrastructure and amenities will get built. If its not, many projects simply wont get done and those that are will be funded through property taxes, gas taxes, impact fees and the countys share of state sales taxes. County administration has developed a detailed plan to reach out to residents, business organizations and homeowner and civic groups to explain what the sales tax has accomplished and what the extension will deliver. A project list is being assembled that touches all areas of the county. The vote will be closer than it should be. Charlotte County has endured ve years of delayed projects, staff and program cuts, under investment in economic and tourism development and costly legal setbacks. A loss on the sales tax vote will cripple the county budget for the next decade, almost certainly trigger an ad valorem tax hike and gut most, if not all, investment in parks and other amenities. 2014 will be a pivotal year for the county and go a long way toward determining what kind of place we live and work in for years to come. 10 KYg FcotwsRESOI..UTC. YCU'RE S RICUL DTO MKE A RESOLUTioN....w YEAts -:, ; REVOLUTION...RESoI,UYON. ^ WHATEVER.1.


The Sun /Tuesday, December 31, 2013 C Our Town Page 11 VIEWPOINTThe year-end review required of all columnists inevitably brings us to the mailbag and a few clarifications. For the record, I read my mail but never online comments. Anonymity liberates hostility, weve learned, and the customary online abuse riot undermines the grandiosity required to write opinion. But dont stop! For some reason, my family thinks the comments are a hoot. The mail that does reach my inbox is about evenly split between fans and not-so-fans. Ive concluded that there must be a repository of letter-to-columnist templates out there somewhere. About 70 percent of missives begin with one of the following: I usually stop reading your column after the first sentence, but I rarely agree with you, but I am a fan you knew this was coming but And this just in. Im not sure how columnists like you who write for a living get paid. KP: Usually by direct deposit. Otherwise, my response to all of the above: So whaddya want for a buck? A few days ago, a letter arrived asking me whether I ever considered that I might be wrong? My one-word response: Constantly. Which is true, up to a point. A columnist couldnt write if she thought she were wrong, right? But oftentimes we write to find out what we think, and sometimes we surprise ourselves. Many times I wish I thought other wise, since life would be so much easier, but then wed be bored. Sometimes, yes, I even change my mind. When youve written columns as long as I have (26 or 27 years, I cant remember), youd best change your mind or admit that you never trouble yourself with thinking. Certitude is a mask one dons only for deadlines, after which, feet on desk, one ruminates on the source of such certitude. This, of course, leads to crippling self-doubt, which in turn may lead to drinking or, worse, yoga. For my own edification, a few words about the differences between online writing and newspaper writing. Like the difference between the male and female sexual appetites (just to keep you interested), one is a microwave, the other a crockpot. Online writers zip and zap across the digital realm in real time, sometimes accelerating before news breaks. Newspaper writers, especially columnists, tend to simmer. Youll notice at this point that columnists tend to digress. They also generalize because, we must. Its our nature. We dont care that some females have appetites equal to males. If three is a trend, most is enough to generalize. Plus, we are easily bored (note the constant imperative to not be bored), and nothing is more tedious than punctiliousness. On the other hand, using a word like punctiliousness can make one want to smoke a cigarette afterward. Back to the matter of differences. Because of print deadlines, I typically write two to three days before a column appears in print. Thus, I have to consider on Thursday what might still be of interest by Sunday. Though one is, therefore, always late to the game, I can think of few commentaries that dont benefit from a few days simmer. Another difference has to do with stan dards. Newspaper tradition requires that we heed the family rule: What is appropriate for family consumption, especially on Sunday mornings? This mandate was born (ages ago) of the desire never to offend anyone, which can make for some rather arid reading and writing that doesnt swell ones breast. One must be clever enough to select words that sneak past the kiddies, who, having wearied of FaceTime twerking, might accidentally trip over a grown-up thought. Another frequent reader comment: Nice job, but you failed to mention, or You left out KP: Yes, but columnists are strictly held to a non-negotiable word count in my case, 750 and not a definite article more. My definition of a column, soon to be a book title, is: A Sliver of a Slice of a Piece of a Moment. It is a glimpse of an insight viewed through the prism of anothers tenure on Earth, served with trepidation and self-flagellating humility. This is to say, thanks for the memories, the corrected syntax and the astute observations about my laxity and bombast, and special gratitude to those (you know who you are) who shared often-brilliant insights through their own tenured prism. I couldnt do it without you. Cheers! Kathleen Parker is a Washington Post columnist. Readers may reach her at kathleenparker@ Thanks for reading and writing Kathleen Parker To err is human. To err twice a week, you have to be a columnist. In 2012, I cemented my reputation as a pundit by making some notable blunders predicting, for example, that the presidential election would be too close to call. The race was unpredictable, I wrote, razor close. President Obama won by a healthy margin, youll recall. As for unpredictable, a vocal legion of political scientists pointed out (a little gracelessly, I thought) that they had predicted the result all along. Surely, I consoled myself, 2013 would be better. A year without a presidential election seemed certain to provide fewer oppor tunities for errors that would require an endof-the-year apology. But as it turned out, my crystal ball went cloudy even before January was over. As Obamas inauguration neared, I wrote optimistically about how both sides in Washington had learned important lessons. After four years, I noted, the president was a very different politician from before: more realistic, more skilled and equipped with a resounding mandate from his election victory. His opponents were wiser too, I opined. Chastened by defeat, a smarter Republican Party knew that it needed to change course to appeal to women, young people and Latinos. I even ventured that a grand bargain a deal that would raise taxes, cut spending and trim the federal deficit was more possible this year than any time since 2010. Theres been gradual movement toward the center on the substance of the budget as well as the politics, I wrote. Leaders on both sides know how to get to an agreement or, more precisely, how not to get there because theyve tried so many routes before. Both sides in the fight are older, sadder and wiser. Obama must have agreed because he devoted several evenings to long dinners with Republican senators in pursuit of that elusive bargain. Alas, we were both wrong. The bipartisan moment never came. A modest economic upturn made the deficit a little smaller, and the momentum toward a compromise collapsed. By October, my smarter Republican Party had fallen back under the tea partys spell, blundering into a 16-day government shutdown and driving its standing in the polls to record lows. And that skillful, seasoned president? His biggest legislative priorities immigration reform and gun control stalled. Even worse, he forgot to appoint a skilled manager to launch his most important domestic program, the Affordable Care Act, and failed to warn that his promise that every one could keep their health insurance came with exceptions. Like Congress, Obama ended the year with some of his worst ratings ever. In at least one instance, though, I was happy to be wrong. Early in the year, I wrote that we were headed toward another crisis over Irans nuclear program, one that could lead to war. Instead, Iran elected a new president, Hassan Rouhani, who launched a charm offensive and sought to defuse the problem through negotiation. Its far from certain that the talks will produce an agreement, but talking is better than fighting. My track record identifying early trends for the 2016 election already looked spotty, two years before the opening rounds. I identified Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., as an upand-coming GOP talent, but then he announced his support for comprehensive immigration reform, and conser vatives denounced him. I described Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, as wacko like a fox, but then he helped lead the tea partys doomed charge into Octobers government shutdown. I owe foxes an apology. Nothing terrible has happened yet to a third GOP star I profiled, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, but if my record holds, he should stay away from open windows. So should Hillary Rodham Clinton, to whom I awarded the title of presumptive Democratic presidential nominee. I did get some things right, though. I realized early that the House Republicans were going to be difficult for Speaker John A. Boehner to manage (OK, that was easy). I predicted correctly that Boehner wouldnt try to negotiate with Obama again; instead, hes going to concentrate on holding his party together. Even before the calamitous launch of Obamacare, I warned that the health care law would remain the focus of political battle and might not be accepted as settled law for years. And I was unfor tunately right about Obamas inconstant foreign policy, especially in Syria, where the presidents desire to push Bashar Assad out of power collided with his aversion to inter vening in somebody elses civil war. Obamas rhetoric tends to outrun his willingness to use U.S. power and thats a problem, because it can lead to dangerous misunderstandings, I wrote. He often sounds like his United Nations ambassador, Samantha Power, who has championed the idea of humanitarian intervention. But he more often acts like (George H.W. Bush aide) Brent Scowcroft who warned against unnecessary entanglements abroad. The year taught one more lesson: Politics and world affairs arent everything. Among readers, the most popular column I wrote was a tribute to my mother (and one-person focus group), Lois McManus, of Greenbrae, Calif. But even with my own mother, I couldnt get everything right. In the column about her, I reported that at the age of 87, she had decided to give her final piano concert. Thats what she said at the time. Wrong again! Shes 88 now and practicing for another performance. Doyle McManus is a columnist for The Los Angeles Times. Readers may reach him at doyle. 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Our Town Page 12 C The Sun /Tuesday, December 31, 2013 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS Editors note: The Sun nishes recapping its top stories of 2013 today. SARASOTA COUNTY A change came to the top of Sarasota County government in October, when county commissioners voted 4-1 to oust County Administrator Randall Reid from ofce. The decision came during a discussion of Reids performance evaluations, which spanned from April through September. Commissioners let Reid go for reasons including employee morale and budget concerns. They pointed to how Reid handled the July resignation of former chief nancial management ofcer Suzanne Gable, amid allegations that her CPA license was not current, as an example of shady leadership clouding his achievements. Commission Chairwoman Carolyn Mason, who had rated Reids performance as below average, had all but put the administrator on notice, stating she was concerned that he was no longer a good t for Sarasota County government. Commissioner Charles Hines was the swing vote, saying he didnt want to put the county in an awkward situation for a three-week period. (A vote of 3-2 would have required the issue of Reids job to come up in another meeting in three weeks time.) Commissioner Nora Patterson was the dissenting vote. She said she would have liked for him to have been able to stay on and correct problems pointed out by commissioners in their evaluations. Hired in January 2012 from Alachua County, Reid, 59, earned an annual salary of $190,000 with benets. Since he was red without cause, he will receive 20 weeks pay in a lump sum, which amounts to about $73,000. The 4-1 supermajority vote terminated Reids contract immediately, but he received two weeks pay on top of the lump sum. Reid said he was hopeful that he could continue to work with the county, but realized they had an important decision to make. Im proud of the job that weve done, Reid said from the dais. Ive served with some great employees that have gone through a very difcult time. We have great people here and I think if theyre given the right opportunity theyll be on the right track. Its been a pleasure working with you (the commission) and the public. Moments after the commissions decision, Reid stepped off the dais and left the chambers. He has not commented publicly on his dismissal. Commissioners appointed Deputy County Administrator Tom Harmer as interim county administrator. Harmer said his time so far in ofce has been busy, since hes dealt with 11 County Commission meetings and helped get the county to the end of the scal year. My goal was to move through the transition and make sure that we kept things going full-speed ahead, Harmer said. I think weve been doing that and making sure that day-to-day business is being handled. Harmer is helping lead the effort to balance the countys budget, which is facing a projected $18.6 million shortfall in two years. He said hes also focusing on big picture policy issues such as responsible customer service and capital projects around the county, and strategic planning. Commissioner Christine Robinson who had also rated Reids performance as below average said the atmosphere within the county has completely changed for the better during Harmers two months at the helm. Its taken a dramatic turn for the positive, she said. The communication has improved dramatically, the morale among staff has improved dramatically and our ability to get our jobs done has improved. Im very optimistic and Ive been satised so far. County commissioners expressed their faith in Harmers ability on Oct. 28 by unanimously granting him a six-month contract that calls for a raise and suspension of any search activities for a full-time replacement. Harmer, 55, was given a $20,000 salary increase, making his salary about $180,000 annually with benets. 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PAGE 13 TUESDAY DECEMBER 31, 2013 T he Wire INSIDE The Dow ended the day up 25.88 points, or 0.2 percent, to 16,504.29. Page 5 Stocks barely budge Samsung said a 110-inch TV that has four times the resolu tion of standard high-definition TVs is going on sale for about $150,000 in South Korea. Page 2 Pssst! Want to buy a TV for $150,000? STATE NATIONAL WORLD BUSINESS WEATHER 1. Officials insist Olympic games safe The US is asking for closer cooperation in creating a secure Olympic Games in February. In other words, they want to participate in the process. See page 8.2. Which states win drone sweepstakes Alaska, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Texas and Virginia are chosen to host research sites for the unmanned aircraft and expect to reap significant economic benefits. See page 2.3. Florida almost catches New York, population-wise The Sunshine State trails New York by fewer than 100,000 residents, and should soon surpass the Empire State. See page 1.4. How Venezuela slowed inflation President Nicolas Maduro ordered shops to cut prices on everything from refrigerators to Christmas lights. See page 7.5. Cholesterol, Alzheimers link strengthensA persons cholesterol levels may be a bellwether of amyloid plaque buildup in the brain, a study finds. See page 2.6. When your youngster wont sleepNew research suggests maybe their body clock is to blame. See page 8.7. In era of electronics, electricity use falls Energy-efficient housing, appli ances and gadgets have brought home power consumption in the U.S. to the lowest levels since 2001. See page 1.8. 55 tax breaks expire at midnight Congress has made such a thing an almost annual ritual, eventually renewing them retroactively. See page 1.9. Zimmerman was top Fla. story in 2013 In 2012, the top story was the shooting of Trayvon Martin. In 2013, it was the acquittal of George Zimmerman. See page 1.10. NFL coaching carousel spins With the regular season barely concluded, five head coaches are already among the unemployed. See Sports10 things to knowTALLAHASSEE Florida will have to wait another year, but is narrowing in on New Yorks spot as the third most populous state in the nation. According to estimates released by U.S. Census Bureau on Monday, Florida trails New York by fewer than 100,000 residents, cutting the Empire States edge by more than half since last year. Its a matter of when, not if, the Sunshine State will slide into the top-three tier behind California and Texas. Based on Census Bureau estimates, Florida will probably pass New York within the next year, said Stan Smith, Program Director of the University of Floridas Bureau of Economic and Business Research. Florida is now home to an estimated 19,552,860 residents, up more than 230,000 from last year and 750,000 more than in the 2010 census count, according to Mondays gures. The numbers are estimated as of July 1 and do not reect growth at the county or municipal level. Gov. Rick Scott credited the population increase on his economic policies and efforts to attract new businesses to the state, trailing New York by just 98,267 residents. Florida is on a roll, Scott said in a statement on Monday. Cutting taxes and reducing red tape on businesses is a great catalyst for economic opportunity and job creation. Many experts consider Florida No. 3 almostBY NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDACensus reveals states population soon to exceed New Yorks PHOTO PROVIDEDThis photo of the Tampa skyline reveals some of the qualities that bring people here: Sunshine, water and beautiful weather. SUN FILE PHOTOSun worshippers bask on Englewood Beach on May 18, 2010. Floridas population could soon overtake New Yorks, according to population experts.ALMOST | 4 WASHINGTON In an almost annual ritual, Congress is letting a package of 55 popular tax breaks expire at the end of the year, creating uncertainty once again for millions of individuals and businesses. Lawmakers let these tax breaks lapse almost every year, even though they save businesses and individuals billions of dollars. And almost every year, Congress eventually renews them, retroactively, so taxpayers can claim them by the time they le their tax returns. No harm, no foul, right? After all, taxpayers ling returns in the spring wont be hurt because the tax breaks were in effect for 2013. Taxpayers wont be hit until 2015, when they le tax returns for next year. Not so fast. Trade groups and tax experts complain that Congress is making it impossible for businesses and individuals to plan for the future. What if lawmakers dont renew the tax break you depend on? Or what if they change it and youre no longer eligible? Its a totally ridiculous way to run our tax system, said Rachelle Bernstein, vice president and tax counsel for the National Retail Federation. Its impossible to plan when every year this happens, but yet business has gotten used to that. Some of the tax breaks are big, including billions in Congress letting 55 tax breaks expireBy STEPHEN OHLEMACHERASSOCIATED PRESS WRITERTAX | 4 NEW YORK The average amount of electricity consumed in U.S. homes has fallen to levels last seen more than a decade ago, back when the smartest device in peoples pockets was a Palm pilot and anyone talking about a tablet was probably an archaeologist or a preacher. Because of more energy-efcient housing, appliances and gadgets, power usage is on track to decline in 2013 for the third year in a row, to 10,819 kilowatt-hours per household, according to the Energy Information Administration. Thats the lowest level since 2001, when households averaged 10,535 kwh. And the drop has occurred even though our lives are more electried. Heres a look at what has changed since the last time consumption was so low.Home electricity use in US falling to 2001 levelsBy JONATHAN FAHEYASSOCIATED PRESS WRITER AP FILE PHOTOSIn this combination of photos, a man, top, looks at the back of a Sonys 4K XBR LED television in Las Vegas, on Jan. 7, and bottom, a man looks at a CRT television in Redwood City, Calif. in 2006. Some 40-inch LED televisions bought in 2013 use 80 percent less power than the cathode ray tube televisions. ELECTRICITY | 4 ORLANDO It was yet another high-prole trial in central Florida that attracted around-the-clock cable television news coverage and captivated viewers from around the world. 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Page 2 WIRE The Sun /Tuesday, December 31, 2013 NATIONAL/WORLD NEWS | NATIONFord expects to remain top car brand in N. AmericaDETROIT (Detroit Free Press) Ford has sold more than 2.4 million vehicles in 2013 and expects to retain its best-selling title in North America in 2013 over Toyota. The automaker expects to widen its lead with record sales of the Fusion, Escape and Fiesta, strong demand for the Focus and a tripling of hybrid sales in 2013. Ford also has the single-best selling vehicle in the U.S. with the F-Series pickup, sales of which will easily exceed 700,000 this year, boosted by an improving economy with more housing starts and increased commercial construction. In 2012, customers bought 329,677 more Fords than Toyotas. While December sales are not released until Friday, Ford expects a much bigger lead. Through November, the Ford brand had sold 396,041 more vehicles than Toyota.Wells Fargo agrees to pay $591M to settle WASHINGTON (LA Times) Wells Fargo & Co. said Monday that it agreed to pay $591 million to Fannie Mae to settle disputes over soured mortgages that the bank sold to the seized housing nance giant during the subprime housing boom. The agreement covers loans originated by Wells Fargo before 2009 that Fannie Mae was trying to force the bank to buy back. The deal resolves substantially all repur chase issues related to those loans, the company said. Wells Fargo will pay $541 million in cash to Fannie Mae, with the rest covered by credits from earlier repurchases. Fannie Mae and its sibling rm, Freddie Mac, were seized by the federal government in 2008 as they teetered near bankruptcy because of bad loans they had purchased from banks.Ariz. woman accused of trying to poison childrenCASA GRANDE, Ariz. (AP) An Arizona woman is accused of trying to poison her four children, including one who died, and of stabbing her former husband, all on Christmas. Casa Grande police say 35-year-old Connie Villa was arrested Sunday on suspicion of one count of rst-degree murder and four counts of attempted murder. According to police, the ex-husband called 911 after he was stabbed when he went to Villas residence. Ofcers found the body of 13-year-old Aniarael Macias, while Villa with stab wounds believed to have been self-inicted. Autopsy and toxicology results are pending on the girl, who is believed to have been poisoned. The three other children are in good condition and are now with their fathers family.Fiery explosions in ND crude oil train derailmentCASSELTON, N.D. (AP) A train carrying crude oil from North Dakotas oil patch derailed Monday near the small town of Casselton, setting off a series of ery explosions. No injuries were initially reported, but ofcials were warning residents to stay indoors as the situation unfolded. BNSF Railway spokeswoman Amy McBeth said a train carrying grain was rst to derail, and it knocked several cars of the mile-long oil train off adjoining tracks. Several explosions were reported, she said. Cass County Sheriffs Capt. Mitch Burris also told The Associated Press that the derailment appeared to result from the crude oil train striking a grain car, but he said investigators were still trying to determine exactly what happened. Cass County Emergency Manager Dave Rogness said the towns 2,400 residents were told to stay indoors as a precaution.Treasuries rise as 10-year note yields at almost 3% draw NEW YORK (Bloomberg) Treasury 10-year notes gained for the rst time in ve days as yields at almost a twoyear high drew buyers betting the securities have already priced in an improving U.S. economy and an end to Federal Reserve bond purchases in 2014. Treasuries advanced as investors bought U.S. bonds to match market indexes, and as a report showed sales of previously owned homes rose less than forecast in November. Gains were tempered before data on Tuesday forecast to show consumer condence rose in December and a report next week that may show further employment gains. U.S. government securities headed for the rst annual loss since 2009.Facebook still at top, but sags among youngWASHINGTON (Washington Post) This is not your fathers Facebook. Its your grandfathers. New data from the Pew Center for Internet and American Life released Monday show that Facebooks strongest growth over the past year has come from users over the age of 65, as more older users sign onto the site to keep in touch with their friends, children and grandchildren. The survey found that 45 percent of American seniors who use the Internet are on Facebook, up from 35 percent the previous year. Use among teens, however, has stagnated at 84 percent. Thats in keeping with growing concern that Facebook is seeing lower engagement with the younger users that drove its early popularity, something that the company has acknowledged itself in an earnings call this year.Indiana congressman Jacobs dies at 81(Washington Post) Andrew Jacobs Jr., an Indiana Democrat who served under seven presidents during his 30 years in the House of Representatives, who was known as both a social liberal and a scal hawk and who was once described by consumer advocate Ralph Nader as the conscience of the House, died Saturday at his home in Indianapolis. He was 81. Gary Taylor, a family friend and former campaign manager, told The Associated Press that Jacobs had been in declining health in recent years but did not cite a specic cause of death. LAS VEGAS (AP) Six states were named Monday by federal ofcials to develop test sites for drones a critical next step for the burgeoning industry that could one day produce thousands of unmanned aircraft for use by businesses, farmers and researchers. Alaska, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Texas and Virginia will host the research sites, providing diverse climates, geography and air trafc environments as the Federal Aviation Administration seeks to safely introduce commercial drones into U.S. airspace. Members of Congress and other politicians lobbied intensely to bring the work to their states. Representatives were jubilant about the likelihood that the testing will draw companies interested in cashing in on the edgling industry. An industry-commissioned study has predicted more than 70,000 jobs would develop in the rst three years after Congress loosens drone restrictions on U.S. skies. The same study projects an average salary range for a drone pilot between $85,000 and $115,000. This is wonderful news for Nevada that creates a huge opportunity for our economy, said U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nevada. In New York, Sen. Charles Schumer, a Democrat, called the announcement a boon for his state. Drones have been mainly used by the military, but governments, businesses, farmers and others are making plans to join the market. Many universities are starting or expanding curriculum involving drones. The FAA does not currently allow commer cial use of drones, but it is working to develop operational guidelines by the end of 2015, although ofcials concede the project may take longer than expected. The FAA projects some 7,500 commercial drones could be aloft within ve years of getting widespread access to the skies above America. Today was an important step, said attorney Ben Gielow of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, noting the announcement came after months of delays and data gathering. I think were all anxious to get this moving. The competition for a test site was robust, with 25 entities in 24 states submitting proposals, FAA Administrator Michael Huerta said during a conference call with reporters. At least one of the six sites chosen by the FAA will be up and running within 180 days, while the others are expected to come online in quick succession, he said. However, the designation as a test site doesnt come with a nancial award from the government. In choosing Alaska, the FAA cited a diverse set of test site locations in seven climatic zones. New Yorks site at Grifss International Airport will look into integrating drones into the congested northeast airspace. And Nevada offered proximity to military aircraft from several bases, Huerta said. The extent that lobbying inuenced the selection of the sites was unclear. Politics likely always plays a role in some level in this, but I couldnt tell you specically what the politics were, said Brendan M. Schulman, part of a New York Citybased law group focused on drone issues. Part of the selection is an evaluation of the dedication and seriousness the sites were showing in pursuing this. The testing will deter mine whether drones can detect and avoid aircraft and other obstacles, and if they can operate safely when contact is lost with operators.Feds announce test sites for drone aircraft AP FILE PHOTOThis April 13 le photo shows a NASA Global Hawk robotic jet in a hangar at Dryden Flight Research Center in Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. SEOUL, South Korea (AP) Samsung said a 110-inch TV that has four times the resolution of standard high-denition TVs is going on sale for about $150,000 in South Korea. The launch Monday of the giant television set reects global TV makers move toward ultra HD TVs, as manufacturing bigger TVs using OLED proves too costly. Last year, Samsung and rival LG Electronics, the worlds top two TV makers, touted OLED as the future of TV. OLED screens are ultrathin and can display images with enhanced clarity and deeper color saturation. But Samsung and LG failed to make OLED TVs a mainstream that would replace the LCD television sets and are still struggling to mass produce larger and affordable TVs with OLED. Meanwhile, Japanese media reported last week that Sony Corp. and Panasonic Corp. decided to end their OLED partnership. Demand for U-HD TVs is expected to rise despite dearth of content while its price will likely come down faster than that of the OLED TVs. Much of the growth is forecast to come from China, a major market for the South Korean TV makers. Chinese TV makers have been making a push into the U-HD TV market as well. According to NPD DisplaySearch, global sales of ultra-HD TV sets will surge from 1.3 million this year to 23 million in 2017. More than half of the shipments will be taken by Chinese companies between 2013 and 2017, according to NPD. While Chinese TV makers have been seeking to boost sales of U-HD TVs with a lower price and a smaller size, Samsungs strategy is to go bigger with a higher price tag. Samsungs 110-inch U-HD TV measures 2.6 meters by 1.8 meters. It will be available in China, the Middle East and Europe. In South Korea, the TV is priced at 160 million won ($152,000) while prices in other countries vary. Samsung said it received 10 orders for the latest premium TVs from the Middle East. Previously, the largest U-HD TV made by Samsung was 85 inches measured diagonally. The ultra-HD TVs are also known as K because they contain four times more pixels than an HD TV.Pssst! Want to buy a TV for $150K? AP PHOTOIn this undated handout photo released by Samsung Electronics Co. Monday, models pose with a Samsung Electronics 110-inch U-HD TV. Samsung on Monday said the TV has four times the resolution of standard high-denition TVs and is going on sale for about $150,000 in South Korea. (LA Times) Well before signs of dementia trigger a diagnosis of Alzheimers disease, a persons cholesterol levels may be a bellwether of amyloid plaque buildup in the brain, a new study nds. Long considered a reliable predictor of heart attacks and strokes, wor risome cholesterol levels may now raise concerns about dementia risk as well, prompting more aggressive use of drugs, including statins, that alter cholesterol levels. The current study does not convincingly exclude the possibility that taking statins might lower amyloid deposition, the researchers said. But neither did it show that those taking cholesterol medication were less likely to have the sticky plaques that gum up brain function. Only a larger study that gathers more of subjects past health history can determine what role cholesterol-lowering medication might play in protecting against Alzheimers disease, the authors wrote. Published Monday in the journal JAMA Neurology, the latest research used PET Imaging to conduct a one-time snapshot of the brains of 74 older patients without dementia. They looked specically to gauge the presence and concentration of amyloid plaques in brain regions most prone to early signs of the abnormal protein buildup: the frontal cor tex, lateral parietal cortex, lateral temporal cortex, posterior cingulate and precuneus. Past research has found higher levels of amyloid deposits in the post-mor tem brains of people who had worrisome cholester ol readings before their death. But this is the rst to nd that beta-amyloid proteins may accumulate steadily in those living with higher cholesterol, possibly resulting should one live long enough in dementia symptoms. Among the subjects, with an average age of 78, having high levels of LDL-C bad cholesterol was closely linked to having more amyloid plaque deposits in those regions. 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The Sun /Tuesday, December 31, 2013 WIRE Page 3 NATIONAL/STATE NEWS ST. LOUIS, Mo. (AP) In days gone by, a knock on the door by a teacher or school official used to mean a child was in trouble. Not anymore, at least for parents and students at Clay Elementary School. The urban public school is one of more than 30 in the St. Louis area that sends teachers on home visits several times a year. Unlike home visit programs that focus on truants and troublemakers, or efforts aimed exclusively at early childhood, the newer wave seeks to nar row the teacher-parent divide while providing glimpses at the factors that shape student learning before and after the school bells ring. I wish they had this when I had children in school, said Elmira Warren, a teachers aide at Clay who has made home visits to her students and their parents. I was fearful of what the teachers thought, and of not knowing enough. The nonprofit HOME WORKS! program is modeled after one in Sacramento, Calif., that over the past decade has since spread to more than 300 schools in 13 states, with active programs in Washington, Denver, Seattle and St. Paul, Minn. Program leaders say participation leads to better attendance, higher test scores, greater parental involvement and fewer suspensions and expulsions, citing preliminary research of the newer program by the University of Missouri-St. Louis and a series of external reviews in Sacramento over the past decade. Participation is voluntary, and teachers are paid for their time. Weve figured out a way for people to sit down outside the regular school and have the most important conversation that needs to happen, said Carrie Rose, executive director of the Parent Teacher Home Visit Project in the California capital. The K-12 program began in 1999 as a faith-based community effort but quickly found support not only in the Sacramento school district but also with local teachers unions. The National Education Association has also endorsed teacher home visits, citing a critical mass of research evidence connecting high student achievement with involved parents. No longer do parents only hear from teachers when theres a problem, or during brief school conferences that leave little time to go beyond the surface. She knows how much the teachers care when she sees them at her home, said Mark Brown, whose 6-yearold daughter Unafay attends Clay Elementary in north St. Louis. A decade ago, Clay principal Donna Owens could barely attract 25 parents to meet their childrens teachers even once at a school with more than 320 students, with one notable exception: the Halloween candy giveaway. A recent HOME WORKS! event at the 191-student school drew close to double that number of parents. Our parents feel much more comfortable coming to the school and being a part of it, Owens said.Teachers find home visits help in the classroom AP PHOTOIn this photo taken Nov. 13, Cynthia Williams works with students in her fourth-grade class at Clay Elementary Commu nity Education school in St. Louis. Williams is a participant in a pilot program called Home Works! that sends public school teachers into their students homes several times annually with the hope the home visits will boost both student academic achievement as well as parental involvement. | HEADLINE NEWS FROM AROUND FLORIDAFirst flight from Key West to Cuba takes offKEY WEST (AP) The rst commercial passenger ight from Key West to Cuba in more than 50 years has landed in Havana. The nine-passenger ight departed Monday morning, more than two years after U.S. Customs and Border Protection gave Key West the green light to resume ights to and from the island country. Charter operators have had difculty getting all of the required approvals from U.S. and Cuban authorities. Key West International Airport director Peter Horton says Customs and Border Protection signed off on the rst ight Monday morning, shortly before the departure. He added that the ight was a test run, as there are no future commercial ights scheduled.Nokomis woman arrested after airliner outbursts BANGOR, Maine (AP) A Florida woman accused of throwing things and shouting obscenities over a delayed ight faces charges in Bangor, Maine. Police say Janet Dinardi of Nokomis, Fla., ignored an ofcers warning Sunday to settle down before Allegiant Air informed ofcers that the unruly passenger would not be allowed on her ight to Florida. Ofcers escorted her from Bangor International Airport and charged her with criminal trespass and disorderly conduct. The 54-year-old Dinardi posted bail and is due to be arraigned in February. Its unclear if she retained a lawyer, and she didnt answer Monday at her home in Florida.Search continues for 2 missing Florida boatersTARPON SPRINGS The search continues for two boaters who went missing while shing on Lake Tarpon Saturday night. Pinellas County Sheriffs deputies say 43-year-old Willie Ragins and 64-yearold Willie Hightower left on a shing trip on Saturday afternoon. They were last heard from about 10 p.m. when Ragins family members talked to him. The Tampa Bay Times reports Ragins said hed be home in a couple of hours. Around midnight, his mother, Saretha Ragins, said she called his cellphone and it went straight to voicemail. Deputies started searching for the men around noon Sunday, using helicopters, sonar and boats. The search was eventually called off because of rain and low visibility after sunset. They found a chair, two coolers and a life jacket in the water on the northern end of the lake.African man, lawyer disagree in uranium plot caseMIAMI (AP) An African man and his lawyer are disagreeing on when the man should stand trial in South Florida on charges of attempting to illegally broker uranium ore shipments to Iran. Defendant Patrick Campbell wants his trial to start as scheduled in mid-January. His lawyer Robert Adler seeks a delay of at least 60 days to better prepare a defense, including interviewing witnesses in Sierra Leone. A federal judge has set a hearing Monday to sort it all out.Sarasota-based chimp and lion star in new movieSARASOTA (AP) Moviegoers watching the new Leonardo DiCaprio film The Wolf of Wall Street will see two locals among the cast: a chimpanzee and a lion that live at a Sarasota County wildlife sanctuary. The Herald-Tribune reports that Chance, a 4-year-old chimpanzee, and Handsome, a lion, play exotic pets brought into the offices of an out-of-control stockbroker in the movie. In real life, the two are among several working animals residing at the Big Cat Habitat animal sanctuary. 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Page 4 WIRE The Sun /Tuesday, December 31, 2013 FROM PAGE ONE ALMANAC Today is Tuesday, Dec. 31, the 365th and final day of 2013. Today in history On Dec. 31, 1879, Thomas Edison first publicly demon strated his electric incandescent light in Menlo Park, N.J. On this dateIn 1775, during the Revolu tionary War, the British repulsed an attack by Continental Army generals Richard Montgomery and Benedict Arnold at Quebec; Montgomery was killed. In 1862, President Abraham Lincoln signed an enabling act paving the way for Virginias western counties to become the state of West Virginia, which took place in June 1863. In 1909, the Manhattan Bridge, spanning the East River between Manhattan and Brooklyn, was officially opened to vehicular traffic. In 1942, Frank Sinatra opened a singing engagement at New Yorks Paramount Theater. In 1946, President Harry S. Truman officially proclaimed the end of hostilities in World War II. In 1951, the Marshall Plan expired after distributing more than $12 billion in foreign aid. In 1969, Joseph A. Yablonski, an unsuccessful candidate for the presidency of the United Mine Workers of America, was shot to death with his wife and daughter in their Clarksville, Pa., home by hitmen acting at the orders of UMWA president Tony Boyle. In 1972, Major League base ball player Roberto Clemente, 38, was killed when a plane hed chartered and was traveling on to bring relief supplies to earth quake-devastated Nicaragua crashed shortly after takeoff from Puerto Rico. In 1985, singer Rick Nelson, 45, and six other people were killed when fire broke out aboard a DC-3 that was taking the group to a New Years Eve performance in Dallas. In 1986, 97 people were killed when fire broke out in the Dupont Plaza Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico. (Three hotel workers later pleaded guilty in connection with the blaze.) In 1987, Robert Mugabe, prime minister of Zimbabwe, was sworn in as the countrys first executive president. In 1993, Brandon Teena, a 21-year-old female-born transgender, was slain along with two other people at a farmhouse near Humboldt, Neb. (Convicted murderer John Lotter is on Nebraskas death row; co-defendant Thomas Nissen is serving a life sentence. The case inspired the 1999 movie Boys Dont Cry.) In 2008, The U.N. Security Council held an emergency meeting on an Arab request for a binding and enforceable resolution condemning Israel and halting its military attacks on Gaza. A man left four giftwrapped bombs in downtown Aspen, Colo. in a bank-robbery attempt, turning New Years Eve celebrations into a mass evacuation. (The man, identified as 72-year-old James Chester Blanning, shot and killed himself.) Todays birthdays TV producer George Schlatter is 84. Actor Sir Anthony Hopkins is 76. Actor Tim Considine (TV: My Three Sons) is 73. Actress Sarah Miles is 72. Rock musician Andy Summers is 71. Actor Sir Ben Kingsley is 70. Producer-director Taylor Hackford is 69. Fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg is 67. Actor Tim Matheson is 66. Pop singer Burton Cummings is 66. Actor Joe Dallesandro is 65. Rock musician Tom Hamilton (Aerosmith) is 62. Actor James Remar is 60. Actress Bebe Neuwirth is 55. Actor Val Kilmer is 54. Singer Paul Westerberg is 54. Actor Don Diamont is 51. Rock musician Ric Ivanisevich (Oleander) is 51. Rock musician Scott Ian (Anthrax) is 50. Actress Gong Li is 48. Author Nicholas Sparks is 48. Actor Lance Reddick is 44. Pop singer Joe McIntyre is 41. Rock musician Mikko Siren (Apocalyptica) is 38. Rapper PSY (Park Jae-sang) is 36. Rock musician Bob Bryar is 34. Olympic gold medal gymnast Gabby Douglas is 18. editors picks were the rejection by the Florida Legislature to expand the states Medicaid program and the disclosure of records by The Miami New Times linking an anti-aging clinic to the distribution of perfor mance enhancing drugs to major league baseball players. The six female jurors picked for Zimmermans trial had to determine whose story to believe: Zimmermans claim of self-defense or prosecutors contention that Zimmerman was a vigilante who proled Martin and decided the black teen was up to no good in the gated community where Zimmerman lived and Martin was visiting. A prosecutor began the trial with a jolt by repeating obscenities Zimmerman said to a dispatcher while following Martin. The neighborhood watch volunteers defense attorney followed with a knock-knock joke that fell flat. Over the next three weeks, prosecutors and defense attorneys tried to convince jurors whose voice was screaming for help on 911 calls that captured the fight. Martins mother, father and brother testified it was the Miami teen screaming for help; Zimmermans mother, uncle, father and five friends told jurors it was the neighborhood watch volunteers voice. The most memorable witness was Rachel Jeantel, the young woman from Miami who was on the phone with Martin in the moments before he was shot. Her testy exchanges with a defense attorney, her lack of polish and her use of the term creepy-ass cracker in recounting how Martin described Zimmerman made her the brunt of spoof accounts poking fun at her candid statements and dialect. The instructions jurors were given after three weeks of testimony allowed them to nd Zimmerman not guilty if they had reasonable doubt or if they thought it was a justiable use of force. Under Florida law, Zimmerman could use justiable force not only if he faced death or bodily harm but also if he merely thought he did. After deliberating over two days, the jury found him not guilty of second-degree murder or manslaughter. In the weeks following the verdict, protests were held around the nation. Protests in Oakland and Los Angeles turned mildly violent, but the response to the Zimmerman verdict was nothing like the massive 1992 Los Angeles uprising that killed 53 people after police ofcers were acquitted in the Rodney King beating. These news items rounded out the top 10 stories of the year: 2. The Florida Legislature rejected a plan to expand the states Medicaid program, turning down a promised $50 billion in federal funding. The decision left 1.1 million Floridians uninsured for now. 3. The Miami New Times obtained records that linked the anti-aging clinic Biogenesis to the distribution of performance enhancing drugs to major league baseball players, including New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez. 4. Florida election ofcials revived plans that they say will remove non-U.S. citizens from the states voter rolls without also purging eligible citizens, despite criticism that minority voters are being targeted. 5. Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist announced that he will run for governor next year as a Democrat against Scott, the GOP incumbent. 6. The arrest of 57 defendants on charges they were running a $300 million gambling operation out of Internet cafes around the state led to the resignation of Florida Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll and caused the Legislature to ban the storefront Internet centers. 7. Scott signed into law a statewide ban on texting while driving, making Florida the 40th state to enact a texting-while-driving ban for all drivers. 8. A state task force concluded that Floridas so-called stand your ground law shouldnt be amended. 9. Floridas unemployment rate fell to 6.4 percent in November, the lowest level in over ve years. 10. Duke Energy canceled plans to build a nuclear plant and repair another in the states Big Bend area. ACQUITTALFROM PAGE 1 Better homesIn the early 2000s, as energy prices rose, more states adopted or toughened building codes to force builders to better seal homes so heat or air-conditioned air doesnt seep out so fast. That means newer homes waste less energy. Also, insulated windows and other building technologies have dropped in price, making retrots of existing homes more affordable. In the wake of the nancial crisis, billions of dollars in Recovery Act funding was directed toward home-efciency programs.Better gadgetsBig appliances such as refrigerators and air conditioners have gotten more efcient thanks to federal energy standards that get stricter ever few years as technology evolves. A typical room air conditioner one of the biggest power hogs in the home uses 20 percent less electricity per hour of full operation than it did in 2001, according to the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers. Central air conditioners, refrigerators, dishwashers, water heaters, washing machines and dryers also have gotten more efcient. Other devices are using less juice, too. Some 40-inch LED televisions bought today use 80 percent less power than the cathode ray tube televisions of the past. Some use just $8 worth of electricity over a year when used ve hours a day less than a 60-watt incandescent bulb would use. Those incandescent light bulbs are being replaced with compact uorescent bulbs and LEDs that use 70 to 80 percent less power. According to the Energy Department, widespread use of LED bulbs could save output equivalent to that of 44 large power plants by 2027. The move to mobile also is helping. Desktop computers with big CRT monitors are being replaced with laptops, tablet computers and smartphones, and these mobile devices are specically designed to sip power to prolong battery life. It costs $1.36 to power an iPad for a year, compared with $28.21 for a desktop computer, according to the Electric Power Research Institute.On the other hand...We are using more devices, and that is offsetting what would otherwise be a more dramatic reduction in power consumption. DVRs spin at all hours of the day, often under more than one television in a home. Game consoles are getting more sophisticated to process better graphics and connect with other players, and therefore use more power. More homes have central air conditioners instead of window units. They are more efcient, but people use them more often. Still, Jennifer Amman, the buildings program director at the American Council for an Energy-Efcient Economy, says she is encouraged. Its great to see this movement, to see the shift in the national numbers, she says. I expect well see greater improvement over time. There is so much more that can be done.ELECTRICITYFROM PAGE 1 credits for companies that invest in research and development, generous exemptions for nancial institutions doing business overseas, and several breaks that let businesses write off capital investments faster. Others are more obscure, the benets targeted to lm producers, race track owners, makers of electric motor cycles and teachers who buy classroom supplies with their own money. There are tax rebates to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands from a tax on rum imported into the United States, and a credit for expenses related to railroad track maintenance. A deduction for state and local sales taxes benets people who live in the nine states without state income taxes. Smaller tax breaks benet college students and commuters who use public transportation. A series of tax breaks promote renewable energy, including a credit for power companies that produce electricity with windmills. The annual practice of letting these tax breaks expire is a symptom of a divided, dysfunctional Congress that struggles to pass routine legislation, said Rep. John Lewis of Georgia, a senior Democrat on the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee. Its not fair, its very hard, its very difcult for a business person, a company, to plan, not just for the short term but to do long-term planning, Lewis said. Its shameful. With Congress on vacation until January, there is no chance the tax breaks will be renewed before they expire. And there is plenty of precedent for Congress to let them expire for months without addressing them. Most recently, they expired at the end of 2011, and Congress didnt renew them for the entire year, waiting until New Years Day 2013 just in time for taxpayers to claim them on their 2012 returns. But Congress only renewed the package through the end of 2013. Why such a short extension? Washington accounting is partly to blame. The two-year extension Congress passed in January cost $76 billion in reduced revenue for the government, according to the nonpartisan Joint Committee on Taxation. Making those tax breaks permanent could add $400 billion or more to the decit over the next decade. With budget decits already high, many in Congress are reluctant to vote for a bill that would add so much red ink. So, they do it slowly, one or two years at time.TAXFROM PAGE 1 Floridas climate and the lack of a state personal income tax the peak attractions for migrants of all ages. With an estimated 19,651,127 residents, New York hasnt been able to keep up with Floridas pace of growth. New York gained about 75,000 residents in the past year, less than a third of Floridas increase. And while New York City continues to attract newcomers, regions of upstate New York have seen stagnant and declining population numbers. Floridas population boost brings with it the potential for a larger tax base but also comes with an increased demand for services, such as roads and schools, and resources including water and land. One benefit of Floridas current pace of growth could be additional representation in Congress, Smith said. The ranking itself doesnt mean much, other than the likely shift in congressional seats following the 2020 census, he said. Due to population changes reflected by the 2010 census, Florida picked up two seats while New York lost two. Mondays estimate put the U.S. population at 316.1 million as of July 1, with states in the South and West growing faster than the rest of the country. West Virginia and Maine were the only states to have projected declines in population from 2012 to 2013, while Maine and Rhode Island are the only states currently home to fewer people than when the 2010 census was taken.ALMOSTFROM PAGE 1 WASHINGTON (AP) Certain current or former heavy smokers should start getting yearly scans for lung cancer to cut their risk of death from the nations top cancer killer, government advisers said Monday even as they stressed that the tests arent for everyone. The long-anticipated decision by the inuential U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says these CT scans of the lungs should be offered only to people at especially high risk: Those who smoked a pack of cigarettes a day for 30 years or an equivalent amount, such as two packs a day for 15 years and who are between the ages of 55 and 80. Thats roughly 10 million people, but not all of them qualify for screening, said task force vice chairman Dr. Michael LeFevre, a University of Missouri family physician. Even those high-risk people shouldnt be scanned if theyre not healthy enough to withstand cancer treatment, or if they kicked the habit more than 15 years ago. Lung cancer kills nearly 160,000 Americans each year. Smoking is the biggest risk factor, and the more and longer people smoke, the higher their risk. Usually, lung cancer is diagnosed too late for treatment to succeed, but until now there hasnt been a good means of early detection. The newly recommended screening could prevent as many as 20,000 deaths a year, LeFevre said if its used correctly. That estimate assumes good candidates seek the scans. Theres no way to know if people at the highest risk will, or if instead the overly anxious will ood testing centers. Screen the wrong people, and we could see more harm than good, LeFevre cautioned. Theres a lot of room for what I would call people exploiting the recommendation. I can imagine a street-corner imaging center advertising to invite people in. Why not screen younger or lighter smokers? Theres no data to tell if theyd be helped. Lung cancer is rare before age 50, and the major study that showed screening could save lives enrolled only heavy smokers starting at age 55. But screening isnt harm-free. A suspicious scan is far more likely to be a false alarm than a tumor, LeFevre noted. Yet patients may undergo invasive testing to nd out, which in turn can cause complications. Moreover, radiation accumulated from even low-dose CT scans can raise the risk of cancer. And occasionally, screening detects tumors so small and slow-growing that they never would have threatened the persons life. While screening clearly can benet some people, the best way to avoid lung cancer death is to stop smoking, LeFevre added.Lung cancer scans urged for some smokers, not all aaaaQWAY On hoompOn lugdW


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Dear HT: Many readers dont know that Quest is the leading independent provider of diagnostic testing services in the country. Quest derives 90 percent of its revenues from clinical tests, anatomic pathology, esoteric testing and substance abuse testing via 2,000-plus service centers across the nation. And many customers will tell you that their Quest experiences are unsatisfactory. Quest generates the remaining 10 percent of its revenues from clinical trials testing, risk assessment services and information technology services, and some professionals consider these services unsatisfactory. Since late 2009, the Dow Jones zoomed 6,000 points, but in that time frame the share price of Quest Diagnostics (DGX-$55.22) has remained at as a pancake. And since 2009, DGXs revenues slowly slipped from $7.45 billion to $7.38 billion while [1] net prots fell from $721 million to $660 million in 2013 in [2] that same time frame, net prot margins deteriorated and return on total capital, return on shareholder equity and DGXs working capital also declined as long-term debt increased. Industry changes: Hospitals are eroding DGXs business model with better service and friendly personnel; additional restrictions on government and commer cial health care spending, plus the confusion sur rounding Obamacare and consolidation, have diluted DGXs bargaining power. And recent changes in management have neither improved the companys spotty operational execution nor its ability to focus on corporate strategy. Additionally, observers believe that CEO Stephen Rusckowski lacks the operational skills needed to synchronize Quests various moving parts. Certainly DGXs poorly conceived entry into the fast-growing Indian market and animal health care testing, have been major disappointments. Another niggling problem is the snippy ser vice at DGXs blood centers. Even Value Line mentions anecdotal evidence of complaints by patients and physicians about insensitive, grouchy employees and incomplete test results. Finally, an angry Orlando, Fla., reader who received incomplete test results told me the folks she talked to at DGXs regional and home ofce headquarters had the personalities of a sucked orange. Most bosses hire employees in their own images. However DGXs only signicant competitor, Laboratory Corporation of America (LH-$90), is reporting continued higher revenues, higher earnings and a stock price that has increased 35 percent since 2009. And its interesting to note that while DGX is 40 percent larger than LH, investors assigned both companies an equal market capitalization of $8 billion. You can continue to let this dead dog sleep or swallow the bullet, grab the bull by the tail, look it in the eye and sell DGX. Any dope with the capacity to invest $65,000 in one stock should have the common sense to demand proper due diligence. Apparently you dont, so I suggest that you hire a money manager who can provide you with the experience, knowledge and wisdom to make informed investment decisions. Anyhow, I have no idea how much higher the market will continue to rise. As long as the FED prints money, force feeding banks with $75 billion every month, the market will continue to rise because those cumulative trillions gotta be spent. In fact one stupid with an overowing bank account recently paid $142 million for a 1969 oil by Frances Bacon (Three Studies of Lucian Freud) surpassing another stupids $120 million recent purchase of Edward Munchs The Scream, which was $10 million more than what a third stupid recently paid for Andy Wyarhols, Silver Car Crash. And this is what the avalanche of FED dollars has done to equities, encouraging stupids to bid up the prices of stocks that have no or little earnings. Meanwhile, the Dow Averages will certainly slow when administration instructs Yellen to stop printing money. Email Malcolm Berko at Diagnostics Malcolm Berko NEW YORK (AP) The stock market ended a quiet Monday mostly where it began as investors shut their books for what has been an extraordinary year on Wall Street. Traders had little corporate or economic news to work through. The bond market was quiet as well. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note continued to hover near 3 percent. The Dow Jones industrial average moved less than 30 points the entire day, the narrowest range for the index since February 2007. Approximately 2.3 billion shares changed hands on the New York Stock Exchange, 40 percent less than average. The Dow ended the day up 25.88 points, or 0.2 percent, to 16,504.29. The very narrow range reects that theres not a lot of news out there and a lot of investors positions are closed for the year, said Alec Young, chief global strategist with S&P Capital IQ. The Standard & Poors 500 index fell less than a point to 1,841.07 and the technology-heavy Nasdaq composite fell 2.40 points, or 0.1 percent, to 4,154.20. Walt Disney rose $1.88, or 3 percent, to $76.23, the most in the S&P 500. Analysts at Guggenhiem Securities upgraded Disneys stock to a buy from a hold on Friday. With just one trading day left in the year, 2013 is looking to be a memora ble one for investors. The S&P 500 is up 29.1 percent so far, on pace for its best year since 1997. The Dow is up 26 percent, the most since 1996. With 2013 in the books, investors have turned their attention to the beginning of 2014. Few expect next year to be as good to investors as 2013 was. After a year like this, people start to think a 30 percent-plus year is normal, said Ron Florance, deputy chief investment ofcer for Wells Fargo Private Bank. We need to be realistic going into next year. The next big piece of news investors will have to work through will be the December jobs report, which will be released Jan. 10. There is also corporate earnings season, which will start in the second half of January. Corporate earnings will be important, particularly since this upcoming season will encompass the closely watched holiday shopping period.Stocks barely budge | BUSINESS BRIEFSGold declines on way to worst year since 1981(Bloomberg) Gold fell for the rst time in four sessions in New York, set for its biggest annual loss in three decades, as an improving economy cut demand for a protection of wealth. Silver futures also retreated. Bullion slid to $1,186 an ounce on Dec. 19, near this years low set in June, before rebounding to a one-week high of $1,218.90 on Dec. 27. Global equities traded near the highest since 2007 before reports this week that may show gains in U.S. housing and manufacturing. Were seeing improving economies with little or no ination, Frank McGhee, the head dealer at Integrated Brokerage Services in Chicago, said in a telephone interview. The fear has been stripped out of the market, and ab sent ination, I think well see gold continue to grind lower into next year. Gold futures for February delivery fell 0.8 percent to settle at $1,203.80 at 1:41 p.m. on the Comex in New York. Trading was 49 percent below the average for the past 100 days for this time of day, data compiled by Bloomberg showed. Gold has tumbled 28 percent this year, set for the worst annual plunge since 1981.Pending sales of existing homes less than forecastWASHINGTON (Bloomberg) Contracts to purchase previously owned homes rose less than forecast in November, indicating higher borrowing costs are holding back the recovery in residential real estate. A gauge of pending home sales increased 0.2 percent, the rst gain in six months, after a 1.2 percent drop in October that was larger than initially reported, the National Association of Realtors said Monday in Washington. The median projection in a Bloomberg survey of economists called for a 1 percent advance. -, rl.-,:,0 0


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The Sun /Tuesday, December 31, 2013 WIRE Page 7 WORLD NEWS | WORLDEgypt arrests Al-Jazeera journalistsCAIRO Four journalists working for Al-Jazeera have been arrested by Egyptian authorities, the pan-Arab satellite channel said on its website, in an apparent escalation of Egyptian authorities harsh campaign against the Muslim Brotherhood. The Qatar-based channel called for their immediate release. The four, who were arrested late Sunday, were identied by AlJazeera as correspondent Peter Greste, producers Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed and cameraman Mohamed Fawzy. Greste, an award-winning Australian journalist, has previously worked for Reuters, CNN and the BBC, and Fahmy serves as Al-Jazeeras Cairo bureau chief, according to colleagues. The Interior Ministry, in a statement cited by regional news outlets, said the men were accused of making reports harmful to national security and possessing Muslim Brotherhood publications.Pakistan: Police find bombs near Musharrafs houseISLAMABAD (AP) Pakistani authorities defused four small bombs Monday planted near the house of former president and army chief Pervez Musharraf, just two days before hes to appear in court in a treason case, a police ofcial said. An onlooker spotted the devices alongside a road about a half kilometer (quarter mile) from Musharrafs farmhouse on the outskirts of Islamabad, said police ofcer Nayyar Saleem. The improvised devices were left in separate plastic shopping bags, and there were about seven pounds of explosives altogether.Chinese police kill eight Uighurs in Xinjiang clashBEIJING (La Times) Police in Chinas far western Xinjiang region killed eight people Monday when a group wielding knives and throwing explosives attacked a police station, local authorities said. The ofcial Xinhua news agency referred to the incident in Yarkand county as a terrorist attack, and the incident comes just two weeks after 16 people were reported killed in a clash between police and ethnic Uighurs near the city of Kashgar, in the same vicinity.Rescuers close in on Antarctic research vesselSYDNEY, Australia (MCT) A rescue ship is within 12 miles of a polar research vessel that has been trapped in Antarctic ice for six days with 74 people aboard, ofcials said Monday. Despite poor visibility because of falling snow, the Aurora Australis is nearing the Russianagged MV Akademik Shokalskiy, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority said. The Shokalskiy has been stuck since Tuesday about 1,740 miles south of Hobart, Tasmania. The safety authority sent in the Aurora after a Chinese research vessel, the Snow Dragon, had to give up within eight miles of the Shokalskiy because the ice sheets were more than a match for its steel hull.Greeces 47% return sparks brighter outlookLONDON (Bloomberg) Greek bonds returned almost four times as much as any other government securities this year as the nation that sparked Europes sovereign debt crisis moved toward economic recovery after six years of contraction. Greeces 47 percent year-to-date return was the best of 34 sovereign debt markets tracked by Bloomberg World Bond Indexes. The second-best performer was Ireland, which exited its international bailout program on Dec. 15, with a 12 percent gain. Spain police arrest suspected hackersMADRID (Bloomberg) Spains national police, acting along with an unidentied U.S. security agency, arrested eight members of a global banking hacking network responsible for stealing more than $60 million from cash machines worldwide. Spanish police said in a statement on Sunday they had arrested six Romanians and two Moroccans in the suburbs of Madrid. JUBA, South Sudan (AP) Ugandas president on Monday warned South Sudans rebel leader against rejecting the governments offer of a ceasere, saying regional leaders would unite to defeat the former vice president who is accused of mounting a failed coup in the worlds newest country. Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni told reporters in Juba, the South Sudan capital, that a regional bloc known as IGAD had given Riek Machar four days to respond to the cease-re offer. If he doesnt we shall have to go for him, all of us, he said, referring to IGAD. A meeting of East African leaders last week said it welcomed the com mitment by South Sudans government to cease hostilities against rebels and urged both sides to start peace talks by Tuesday. Machar instead called for a negotiated cease-re that includes a way to monitor compliance. Violence since mid-December in South Sudan has displaced up to 180,000 people, the United Nations said Monday. Ugandas inuence is strong in South Sudan, where special forces from the neighboring country have been deployed at the request of South Sudans President Salva Kiir, raising questions about the impartiality of Uganda as a possible mediator in a conict that many fear could lead to civil war in the worlds newest country. But Frances ambassador to the United Nations said South Sudans govern ment has the right under international law to seek help from neighboring countries to defend itself. There is a government in South Sudan, which has the right to ask for another country to support its military efforts, said Gerard Araud, who is the U.N. Security Council president. He added that the Security Council does not have a say in whether South Sudan seeks such help. Museveni and Kiir are strong allies. The Ugandan leader is believed to be concerned about the security implications for Uganda of a violent takeover of South Sudans government. For years the brutal warlord Joseph Kony, who once operated in the expansive jungle that now falls within South Sudans territory, was a source of tension between Uganda and Sudan. Sudans government faced persistent allegations of supporting Konys rebellion against Ugandas government. Kony was forced to ee, and is thought to have ed to Congo and then Central African Republic, as the south moved closer to independence from Sudan.Uganda warns S. Sudan rebel leader AP PHOTOSouth Sudanese government soldiers man a tank at their position by the side of a road near the airport in Malakal, South Sudan, Monday. CARACAS, Venezuela (Bloomberg) Venezuelas monthly ination rate fell in November and December after President Nicolas Maduro ordered shops to cut prices on everything from refrigerators to Christmas lights. Consumer prices rose 2.2 percent this month and 4.8 percent in November, compared with 5.1 percent in October, the central bank said in a report posted Monday on its website. The median estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Bloomberg was for prices to gain 4 percent in November. The central bank didnt provide the annual ination gure or the updated scarcity index. Maduro has blamed shortages and fast ination on the parasitic bour geoisie and last month ordered more than a 1,000 businesses to reduce prices. Since then, price regulators backed by the military have taken over an electronics chain, a car battery factory, a hardware store and Smurt Kappas packaging plant. Industry has blamed cur rency controls for crimping imports in a country that gets about 70 percent of its goods from abroad. Venezuela has the fastest ination in the world among the 103 economies surveyed by Bloomberg. Food prices rose 7.5 percent in November, restaurants and hotels 5.9 percent and alcohol and tobacco 5.5 percent. Caracas ination for November was 3.7 percent. Maduro said price cuts should slow ination and asked government statisticians in a televised address Nov. 23 to go beyond the technicalities and technology when calculating ination. The central bank said it undertook an extraordinary operation in collecting the ination data. Price speculation on goods and services was out of control, which could have produced monthly ination of close to 6 percent in November, the bank said. 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Hi/Lo Outlook DelaysPrecipitation (in inches)Temperatures Gulf Water TemperatureSource: National Allergy Bureau 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.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 City Hi Lo W Hi Lo WCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo WCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo W 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 W AIRPORT FLORIDA CITIES CONDITIONS TODAY SUN AND MOON TIDES SOLUNAR TABLE AIR QUALITY INDEX POLLEN INDEXWeather (W): s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, r-rain, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice. ALMANAC Sanibel Bonita Springs Shown is todays weather. Temperatures are todays highs and tonights lows. North Port MARINE 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-0s0s10s20s30s40s50s60s70s80s90s100s110s(For the 48 contiguous states yesterday)U.S. Extremes576672747166 TODAY Mostly cloudy75 / 5920% chance of rainMostly cloudy79 / 6530% chance of rain WEDNESDAY Isolated p.m. rain82 / 5060% chance of rain THURSDAY Breezy, less humid66 / 4820% chance of rain FRIDAY A cool morning; sunny75 / 5710% chance of rain SATURDAY Ft. Myers 76/62 part cldy none Sarasota 73/60 part cldy none Air Quality Index readings as of MondayMain pollutant: particulatesForecasts and graphics, except for the WINK-TV 5-day forecast, provided by AccuWeather, Inc. 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Record/YearJan. 0.43 0.77 1.80 7.07/1979 Feb. 2.12 0.73 2.43 11.05/1983 Mar. 1.98 0.75 3.28 9.26/1970 Apr. 3.06 0.81 2.03 5.80/1994 May 2.76 3.08 2.50 9.45/1991 Jun. 10.50 13.44 8.92 23.99/1974 Jul. 7.38 5.43 8.22 14.22/1995 Aug. 9.29 8.36 8.01 15.60/1995 Sep. 11.12 5.05 6.84 14.03/1979 Oct. 3.48 5.71 2.93 10.88/1995 Nov. 0.01 0.02 1.91 5.53/2002 Dec. 0.97 1.78 1.78 6.83/2002 Year 53.10 45.93 50.65 (since 1931)Totals are from a 24-hour period ending at 5 p.m. WASHINGTON (AP) Just one more story, please? I need a glass of water. Mom, I cant sleep! When youngsters continually struggle to fall asleep at night, new research suggests maybe their body clock doesnt match their bedtime. That doesnt mean tots should be up at all hours. Just like nutrition and exercise, sleep is critical for good health, said sleep scientist Monique LeBourgeois of the University of Colorado, Boulder, who is leading the research. The ultimate goal is to help reset a delayed sleep clock so that young children can settle down more easily, she said. Hint: It seems to have a lot to do with light. We all have whats called a circadian rhythm, a master biological clock, that regulates when we become sleepy, and when were more alert. Those patterns vary with age: Its the reason teenagers are notorious for late nights and difcult-to-wake mornings. But how does that clock work in preschoolers, who need more sleep than older kids or adults? A rst-of-its-kind study tracked 14 healthy youngsters for six days to begin nding out. The children, ages 2 to 3, wore activity monitors on their wrists to detect when they slept. Parents kept diaries about bedtime routines. Then on the last after noon, researchers visited each home, dimming lights and covering windows. Then every 30 minutes for six hours leading up to the childs appointed bedtime, they also coaxed each tot to chew on some dental cotton to provide a sample of saliva. The reason: To test for levels of a hormone named melatonin that is key to the sleep cycle and also sensitive to light. At some point every evening, peoples melatonin levels surge and a while later, they begin to feel sleepy. Among adults who sleep well, that melatonin rise tends to happen about two hours before whatever is their chosen bedtime. For preschoolers, the new study found that on average, the melatonin surge occurred around 7:40 p.m. The children tended to be tucked in around 8:10 p.m., and most were asleep 30 min utes later, LeBourgeois reported in the jour nal Mind, Brain and Education. When melatonin rose earlier in the evening, tots who hit the sack around 8 fell asleep a bit faster. But when the mel atonin surge was closer to bedtime, the youngsters were more likely to fuss or make curtain calls after lights-out. Two children in the study actually were tucked in before their rise in melatonin ever occurred, and it took them up to an hour past bedtime to fall asleep, she said. We dont know what that sweet spot is yet, LeBourgeois said, but the data suggest bedtime is easiest if the melatonin surge occurred at least 30 minutes earlier. The study reinforces what doctors have long suspected is one bedtime barrier, said Dr. Jyoti Krishna, a pediatric sleep expert at the Cleveland Clinic. Other factors can disrupt a childs sleep, too, such as noise, stress or anxiety, or disrupted home routines, he cautioned.Body clock may be to blame when tots fight sleep AP PHOTOThis handout photo provided by University of Colorado, Boulder, taken Dec. 20, shows University of Colorado, Boulder, student Karlie Johansen collecting a saliva sample from 3-year-old Anders Todd, as part of a study of sleep patterns in young children. HONOLULU (AP) The White House says the United States would welcome closer cooperation with Russia on security preparations for the Winter Olympics following a pair of deadly attacks that sparked fears about the terrorism threat at the February Games. The U.S. government has offered our full support to the Russian government in security preparations for the Sochi Olympic Games, White House spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden said. We would welcome the opportunity for closer cooperation for the safety of the athletes, spectators and other participants. Ofcials say that while Russia will be responsible for overall security at the Games, U.S. personnel will be in the country in what the Obama administration is calling liaison roles. The effort will be headed by the State Departments Bureau of Diplomatic Security, which typically assists host nations during events where a large number of Americans will be present. Diplomatic security agents will work with Russian security and law enforcement ofcials. While the U.S. and Russia had already been in contact about security, the back-to-back attacks in the southern city of Volgograd have highlighted the terrorist threat Russia faces as it prepares to host the Winter Games in February. At least 31 people were killed in the separate explosions at a railway station and on a bus in Volgograd, which lies about 400 miles away from the site of the 2014 Winter Olympics. White House ofcials said President Barack Obama had been briefed on the attacks while on vacation in his home state of Hawaii. The White House has condemned the attacks and offered condolences to those injured and the families of those killed. The upcoming Olympics have highlighted the complicated relationship between the U.S. and Russia. The two countries are necessary partners on an array on foreign policy matters, including Iranian nuclear negotiations and the effort to strip Syria of its chemical weapons stockpiles. Officials say counterterrorism cooperation between the U.S. and Russia has also increased following the April Boston Marathon bombing, which was believed to have been carried out by two brothers with ties to Russias volatile Caucasus region. And Pentagon spokesman Col. Steve Warren made a point of stressing Monday that the military-to-military relationship between the two countries is as good as its ever been. However, tensions mounted between Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin after Russia granted temporary asylum to Edward Snowden, the former U.S. government contractor who leaked secrets about American surveillance programs. Obama has also been publicly critical of a Russian law banning gay propaganda. 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SPORTSTuesday, December 31, 2013 @ SunCoastSports Sports Editor: Mark Lawrence INDEX | Lottery 2 | Community Calendar 2 | Preps 2 | NFL 3 | College football 3 | NBA 4 | College basketball 4 | Scoreboard 5 | NHL 4 | Local sports 6 CAPE CORAL In a game Port Charlotte High School was missing two starters, it needed a huge game from senior Taylor Lindsey on Monday. The Pirates received it. Lindsey recovered from early foul trouble to score 26 points, including two 3-pointers in the second half that stied potential rallies, to lead Port Charlotte to a 50-46 victory against Estero on the nal day of the Queen of the Palms Tournament at Cape Coral High School. It was rough; our bench had to really step up because we had a lot of injuries, Taylor said. The Pirates dressed eight players and played without injured starters Courtney Robertson and Katie Stewart. A lot of our reserves got to play quality minutes, and we had to be smart to come away with the win, Port Charlotte coach Kevin Purcell said. We held the ball and ran out the clock, so thats good stuff. Port Charlotte (13-5) led by 12 at the half, but the Wildcats went on a 10-2 run in the third quarter that cut the lead to four. That was when Lindsey sank a 30-footer at the buzzer to rebuild Lindseys 26 rallies PiratesBy CHUCK BALLAROSUN CORRESPONDENT GIRLS BASKETBALL: Port Charlotte 50, Estero 46SUN PHOTO BY KATHERINE GODINAPort Charlottes Taylor Lindsey drives to the basket for a layup past Esteros Mariah Rhem during Mondays game at the Queen of Palms Tournament in Cape Coral. LINDSEY | 2 UP NEXTPort Charlotte: vs. Island Coast, Jan. 8, 7 p.m. FORT MYERS The Queen of Palms Tournament ended on an up note for Charlotte High School. The Tarpons rallied in the second half for a 58-50 victory against Oasis Charter in the seventh-place game of the tournaments Amber Division. It was a complete game, said Charlotte coach Mike Robishaw, who has lamented the lack of precisely that in recent weeks. The Tarpons (4-12) struggled early with the inside play of Oasis center Jordan Westendorf, who scored 17 of her 22 points in the rst half. Early in the rst quar ter, theyre just so tall, Robishaw said. Theyd release one or two girls. I told our girls that was killing us. Youve got to get offensive rebounds, and youve got to get back (on defense). They killed us on that early on, but we started to pick that up, get back. I thought our press worked very well. That pressure eventually wore down the Sharks (8-7), leading to the Tarpons outscoring Oasis 18-6 in the fourth quarter. Much of the damage Tarpons produce 4-quarter effortBy PETE SISKSUN CORRESPONDENT GIRLS BASKETBALL: Charlotte 58, Oasis 50 EFFORT | 2 UP NEXTCharlotte: vs. Ida Baker, Jan. 7, 7 p.m.Bobcats fall to Kentucky powerBy GARY BROWNSUN CORRESPONDENTSARASOTA North Port High School learned on Monday why Covington Catholic is one of the top ranked teams in Kentucky. The Colonels (8-0) outscored the Bobcats 29-8 in the fourth quarter to take a 65-43 victory in the championship game of the 22nd Annual Suncoast Holiday Classic at Riverview High School. Theyre a very good team, North Port coach Travis Slanger said. Theyre probably the best team weve seen all season. They just dont make many mistakes. Senior guard Nick Ruthsatz scored 19 points, including three 3-point field goals, to spark the winners, who are ranked 18th in Kentucky. The state only has one classification. But Cole VonHandorf had the hot hand in the final quarter, scoring nine of his 13 points then. Covington Catholic constantly worked the ball around for the good shot and fed the ball well back to their guards when they were open. We just worked the ball around and instead of going for the basket at the post, work it back a lot to our guards, Colonels coach Scott Ruthsatz said. Outside shooting is a strong point for us. And it was Monday. The Colonels made nine of 19 3-point field goal attempts, a 47.4 average. They made seven of nine 3-point attempts in the BOYS BASKETBALL: Covington Catholic 65 North Port 43 UP NEXTNorth Port: vs. Riverview, Friday, 7:30 p.m. BOBCATS | 2TAMPA Tampa Bay could bring Lovie Smith back to Tampa Bay. The Glazer family, which owns the team, has made contact with Smith about their head coaching position, which became available after they red second-year coach Greg Schiano and general manager Mark Dominik Monday morning. Smith, who was the Chicago Bears head coach for nine seasons, began his NFL career as a linebackers coach for the Bucs under Tony Dungy in 1996. Out of the NFL this season, he went 81-63 in Chicago with four 10-win seasons and led Chicago to the Super Bowl after the 2006 season. He interviewed for the Houston coaching job and is likely to draw interest from several other teams. But those close to Smith said he is particularly intrigued by the opportunity to coach the Bucs. Multiple reports say that Smith would bring former Cal coach Jeff Tedford as his offensive coordinator. Schiano was red by the Buccaneers after two seasons, including a dismal 4-12 campaign that ended with Sundays 42-17 rout by the New Orleans Saints. The Bucs also red general manager Cleaning houseBy RICK STROUDTAMPA BAY TIMES NFL: Tampa BayTampa Bay res Schiano and Dominik, eyes ex-Bears coach AP PHOTOTampa Bay coach Greg Schiano reacts on the sideline during Sundays game against New Orleans, his last with the Bucs. Schiano was red Monday after two seasons.FIRE | 3 INSIDEThree other NFL coaches are fired on Black Monday. Page 3LOVIE SMITHFormer Chicago coachThe popular front-runner. The 55-year-old is a former Bucs assistant (1996-2000). In his nine seasons as Chicagos head coach (2004-12) he went 81-63 with four 10-win seasons, including a Super Bowl berth.BILL OBRIENPenn State coachThe 44-year-old spent five seasons under Bill Belichick from 2007-11 and is the coach at Penn State. Hes been strongly linked to the Texans opening and is widely expected to leave the Nittany Lions to return to the NFL.MIKE SHANAHANFormer Washington coachFired Monday from the Redskins, Shanahan, 61, is a two-time Super Bowl winning coach (with Denver) with an intriguing offen sive background. Would likely come at a hefty price tag.ROB CHUDZINSKIFormer Cleveland coachThough fired by the Browns after one season (4-12), he was interviewed by the Bucs two years ago. The former Hurricane assistant had been offensive coordinator in Cleveland and, more recently, with the Panthers (2011-12).DAVID SHAWStanford coachAfter taking over for Jim Harbaugh, the former offensive coordinator has led the Cardinal to backto-back Pac-12 titles and a 34-6 record. Shaw, 41, told Sports Illustrated he has no desire to pursue another job, but that doesnt mean teams will not inquire. L OVIE S MITH M IKE S HANAHAN R O B C HUDZIN S KI D AVID S HAW POSSIBLE REPLACEMENTSTAMPACan we re the owners, too? After ve years of paddling around the shallow end of the NFL pool and pretty much drowning, general manager Mark Dominik had to go. That was a no-brainer. After two years of mediocrity and controversy, coach Greg Schiano had to go. In the end, that, too, was an easy call. But theres no reason to think this is the darkness before dawn. For all we know, this darkness is the approach of more stormy weather. Thats because its impossible to trust an ownership group that doesnt know football and apparently doesnt know anyone who knows football. If you really want to get to the heart of why the Bucs have turned into the swamp of little hope, start with the Glazers. This is two consecutive coaching hires theyve completely bungled. They hired Raheem Morris because they were too cheap to hire anyone else at the time. Then they hired college guy Greg Schiano because Chip Kelly turned them down. And Kelly turned them down because he took a second look at the pitiful roster assembled by Dominik another cheap swing-and-miss Glazer hire and deter mined he could not win in Tampa Bay. So what makes you Glazers dont merit confidenceBy TOM JONESTAMPA BAY TIMESJONES | 3 Ilk,lstm)


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Must contain name, address and phone number. Report a high school result: Call 877-818-6204 or 941-206-1126 by 10:30 p.m. the day the event is held. Submit local golf scores: Email scores to golfscores@su Scores appear in the weekly Herald sections.Corrections Contact usMatt Stevens Assistant SE M ark Lawrence Sports Editor Like us on Facebook: SunCoastSports M ike Bambach Deputy SE mbambach@sun-herald.comSunCoast Sports NowGet the latest local sports news: Follow us on Twitter: @SunCoastSports It is the Suns policy to correct all errors of fact. To report an error, call or email the sports department. Rob Shore Staff writer Zach Miller Staff writer zmiller@sun-herald.comEMAIL: FAX: 941-629-2085 the lead to seven, 36-29, after three quarters. Estero (8-9) again rallied. This time the Wildcats drew within two, 43-41, on Rebecca Rocuants eld goal with less than three minutes left. Once again, Lindsey answered. Her 3 from the corner with 2:20 remaining put the Wildcats away. Port Charlotte, playing in the Sapphire Divisions seventh-place game at 9 a.m., gained an early boost from Emily Treasure, who scored eight of her 14 points in the rst quarter. That helped the Pirates lead 17-10 after a quarter. Thats when Lindsey made her presence felt, scoring 10 points before picking up her third foul midway through the second quarter. Given a double-digit lead, the Pirates shortened the game with long possessions. Port Charlotte also stayed out of foul trouble in the second half. We wanted to wear down the clock. We wanted to play man-toman, but we got into foul trouble, Purcell said. Katie Marshall did a great job battling. Taylor did what she had to do, and Emily went at the bucket. Im proud of our effort. Savannah Smith led the Wildcats with 21 points.PORT CHARLOTTE 50, ESTERO 46Estero 10 9 10 17 46 Port Charlotte 17 14 5 14 50 E STERO (46): Savannah Smith 21, Wagner 9, Rhem 5, Howard 3, Patterson 3, Rocuant 3, Simms 2. Totals: 16(3) 11-21 46 PORT CHARLOTTE (50): Taylor Lindsey 26, Treasure 14, Marshall 7, McVety 2, King 1. Totals: 15(5) 15-22 50.LINDSEYFROM PAGE 1 SUN PHOTO BY KATHERINE GODINADespite giving up several inches in height, Port Charlottes Katie Marshall drives the lane against Esteros Andie Wagner during Mondays game at the Queen of Palms Tournament in Cape Coral. Marshall drew a foul on the play.SUN PHOTO BY KATHERINE GODINAPort Charlottes Savanna Dungan nds a seam in the Estero defense and gets o a shot between Andie Wagner, right, and Mariah Rhem during Mondays game at Cape Coral HS. in the second half was done by freshman Kayla Lamb. She scored 16 of her game-high 26 points after intermission. She nished with ve 3-pointers. As a freshman she attacks the basket very well, Robishaw said. She draws contact, she goes up strong and she knows what we need out of her, outside and inside, being able to attack. Charlotte senior Rachel Bartell came off the bench to score 11 points and contribute four of the Tarpons 14 steals. She hit some clutch shots, Robishaw said. More importantly her steals on defense are what created those shots. She does a good job anticipating, she can jump, shes quick. So the two of them helped out a lot. Overall, I thought Michelle (Bunch) played really well inside against their big girls. Bunch and Carly Kotlarski had seven rebounds each. The Tarpons trailed 3128 the half. Lamb scored six points in the third period to give Charlotte a 35-34 lead, but Oasis held a 44-40 advantage entering the fourth quarter. It wasnt until the nal minutes that Charlotte took the lead for good. Bartell hit a pair of baskets to put her team up 50-47 with 2:55 to play. The Tarpons lead grew to 58-47 before Oasis Katie OConnor hit a 3-pointer in the nal minute. The Tarpons will play three home games next week, beginning Jan. 7 with Ida Baker before District 7A-11 contests against Fort Myers Jan. 8 and Riverdale Jan. 10. Samantha Wood added 13 points for Oasis.CHARLOTTE 58, OASIS 50Charlotte 16 12 12 18 58 Oasis Charter 21 10 13 6 50 CHARLOTTE (58): Comrie 2, C. Vartiain en 6, Ka.Magaw 2, Tayor 2, V. Vartiainen 2, Kayla Lamb 26, Bunch 5, Kotlarski 2, Rachel Bartell 11. Totals: 22(7) 7-25 58. OASIS CHARTER (50): Arentsen 2, So rensen 2, Fornal 2, Samantha Wood 13, Dorlys 1, OConnor 4, Pickle 2, Scalise 2, Jor dan Westendorf 22. Totals: 21(2) 6-15 50.EFFORTFROM PAGE 1 PREP SCHEDULEFRIDAYBoys basketball Riverview at North Port, 7:30 p.m Venice Beach Bash Charlotte vs. Naples, 6 p.m. Venice vs. Palmetto Ridge, 7:30 p.m. Boys soccer Lemon Bay at Venice, 7 p.m. Wrestling Southeast (HS) Duals, TBA (Port Charlotte, Lemon Bay, Venice) Buzz Hill Tournament at Gulf Coast HS, TBA (North Port) Barron-Collier (HS) Tournament, 9:30 a.m. (Charlotte)SATURDAYBoys basketball Venice Beach Bash Lemon Bay vs. Mariner, noon Riverview vs. Lake Mary, 1:30 p.m. Port Charlotte vs. Largo, 4:30 p.m. Wrestling Southeast (HS) Duals, TBA (Port Charlotte, Lemon Bay, Venice) Barron-Collier (HS) Tournament, 2:30 p.m. (Charlotte) ORLANDO Central Floridas is scheduled to play its rst American Athletic Conference contest in mens basketball today as it plays host to a ranked team for the fourth time. UCF (8-3) faces 14thranked Louisville (11-2), the defending national champions, in a 5 p.m. game televised on ESPN2. The Cardinals are the rst team ranked in the top 15 to play in Orlando. UCF has won ve in a row. Louisville is coming off a loss to Kentucky.HONOR ROLLFlorida Gulf Coast senior Sarah Hansen earned her first Atlantic Sun womens basketball player of the week award of the 2013-14 season. The accolade is the seventh overall for the reigning Atlantic Sun player of the year. Jacksonvilles Vince Martin was named mens basketballs newcomer of the week by the Atlantic Sun. South Florida freshman Chris Perry was named the American Athletic Conference rookie of the week for the fourth time. Floridas Jaterra Bonds was named the Southeastern Conference womens basketball player of the week the first time the senior has received the honor.UCF mens hoops marks two firstsSTAFF REPORT STATE COLLEGES | COMMUNITY CALENDARBASEBALLPort Charlotte Little League: Spring signups at the Harold Avenue Rec Center as follows: Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon; Monday, Jan. 8, 13, 16, 6-8 p.m.; Jan. 11, 18, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Birth certificate and three proofs of residency. Cost: $75 for T-ball and grapefruit, $85 for minors and majors, $95 for juniors and seniors. Visit www.portcharlottelittleleague. com or call Darcy, 941-763-2195. Englewood Area Youth Baseball: Cal Ripken and Babe Ruth for boys 4-15 and girls 4-8. Registration (fee is $30): Saturday, 12-2 p.m., Jan. 7 and 9, 6-7:30 p.m., Jan.11, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Tryouts: Jan. 18 and 25 for all boys 9-15 not returning to same team. Registration, tryouts at Englewood Sports Complex. Call Bill, 941-468-3871. IRONPIGS travel tryouts: Tryouts Jan. 11-12 for 9-under, 10U, 11U, 12U, 13U and 14U teams at 1185 ODonnell Blvd., Port Charlotte. First three age groups run from 10 a.m.noon. Remaining age groups 1-3 p.m. Visit or contact coach Wayne Harrell, 941-626-1274 or Snowbird Classic: Seeking volunteers to help with admissions, scorekeeping, public address announcing, concessions, program selling and parking. Event held at South County and North County parks from Feb. 14 to March 22. Call 941-876-3226 or email steve@ or Shannon@ the Hungry Trout Tournament: Jan. 11, 11 a.m. at The Fishery Restaurant, Placida. Twoto four-person teams. Entry fee: $125 plus sales tax ($8.75)/team. Register at Tournament format: Each team must catch limit of trout, check it in and catch a second limit; fastest time wins. All trout donated to Salvation Army.FOOTBALLCharlotte Warriors: Spring, summer and fall registration for girls and boys 5-15. FSYFL registration: Monday, 6-8 p.m., for January-April season. Fees: $135 for football, $75 for cheer. Pop Warner registration: Feb. 6, 6-8 p.m., and Feb. 8, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. for August-December season. Fees: $200 for football, $200 for cheer. Free clinics: May-July. Call (941-347-7200 or email Gorda City Championship: Jan. 24-25, at St. Andrews South G.C. and Twin Isles C.C., 36-hole stroke play, 10 a.m. shotgun start daily, championship and handicap flights available. Entry fee: $100. Entry deadline: Jan. 14. Open to male and female amateurs with a Punta Gorda mailing address. Contact Don Ross, 304-280-2538, or Mark Katz, 941-276-5028.SAILINGEnglewood Sailing: Open house at the Sailing Center at Indian Mound Park in Englewood on Jan. 11 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. For those inter ested in taking a class or volunteering for the nonprofit organization. Visit or call Craig, 941-697-0536, or Bill, 941-586-8654.SOCCERNorth Port Youth Soccer annual meeting: Jan. 8, 6:30 p.m., at Narramore Soccer Complex (behind Glenallen Elementary School). Election of board members and officers will take place. Contact County Half Century League signups: For 50-and-over team, Thursday, 7, 9 from 5:30-7 p.m. at Carmalita Softball Complex, 6895 Florida St., Punta Gorda. Cost: $50. Season starts Jan. 14. Games played on Tuesday, Thursday nights. Call Bruce 941-7439694 or John 239-243-6150. Mens senior league: Open practices every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 8:30 a.m. at Englewood Sports Complex. League starts up in January and runs through the middle of March. Registration forms available at the Englewood Sports Complex office building. Call 941-460-9645. 60-plus Evening Slow Pitch league: Signups for the winter/spring season Today, Thursday Jan. 7. and Jan. 9, 5 p.m. at the Carmalita Complex, Punta Gorda. Anyone turning 60 by January 2015 is eligible. Season starts in mid-January. Contact Vince, 941-624-3630. final quarter. They also made 10 of 12 foul shots. In contrast, North Port made two of 11 3-point attempts and seven of nine from the line. The Colonels outrebounded the Bobcats 36-30. Those numbers enabled the Colonels strong finish to offset North Ports strong start. The Bobcats (12-2) took a 12-4 lead after one quarter and trailed 25-22 at halftime behind junior Vic Sinopoli, who scored 11 of his 15 points before the break. The teams matched baskets in the third quarter before the Colonels took over. We might have gotten a little tired, Slanger said. Maybe they got frustrated and couldnt get it back. We had a lot of one pass and one shot plays. But Im proud of our players. Theyve played very well this week. Ruthsatz was named the tournaments most valuable player.Malek Barber and Justyn Miller were North Ports players on the all-tournament team. Miller scored nine points and Barber had 10 Monday night. Brandon Gonzalez led the Bobcats in rebounding with six.COVINGTON CATHOLIC 65, NORTH PORT 43Covington Catholic 4 21 11 29 65 North Port 12 10 13 8 43 COVINGTON CATHOLIC (65): Nate Ruthsatz 19, Bob Schuh 14, Cole VonHandorf 13, Ben Heppler 12, Schult 7. Totals: 23(9) 10-12, 65. NORTH PORT (43): Vic Sinopoli 15, Malek Barber 10, Miller 9, Deas 5, Gonzalez 4. To tals: 17(2) 7-9. 43.BOBCATSFROM PAGE 1 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


The Sun /Tuesday, December 31, 2013 SP Page 3 It didnt take long. Barely 12 hours after the NFLs regular season ended, ve head coaches were unemployed. Along with Tampa Bays Greg Schiano, Washingtons Mike Shanahan, Detroits Jim Schwartz and Minnesotas Leslie Frazier were also red on Monday. The Cleveland Browns didnt even wait that long, dismissing Rob Chudzinski on Sunday night after just one season on the job. Shanahan, who won two Super Bowls in Denver in the 1990s, spent four seasons with the Redskins and was 24-40. Frazier had a little more than three seasons with the Vikings to compile an 18-33-1 mark, and Schwartz coached the Lions for ve seasons, nishing 29-52. One coach allegedly on the hot seat was retained: Rex Ryan, who has one more year on his contract, is staying with the New York Jets after a surprising 8-8 record in his fth season at the helm. While some of the red coaches might have seen it coming, Chudzinski certainly didnt despite going 4-12 and losing his nal seven games and 10 of 11. I was shocked and disappointed to hear the news that I was red, said Chudzinski, who grew up a Browns fan. I am a Cleveland Brown to the core, and always will be. It was an honor to lead our players and coaches, and I appreciate their dedication and sacrice. I was more excited than ever for this team, as I know we were building a great foundation for future success. As the coaching searches begin, agents will oat the names of their clients Penn States Bill OBrien seems to be the hottest candidate and has interviewed for Houstons vacancy. The Texans (2-14), who own the top choice in Mays draft after losing their nal 14 games, released coach Gary Kubiak late in the season. Whoever gets hired in each place will face mammoth rebuilding projects. Overall, the six teams seeking new coaches went 24-71-1. Shanahan had one season remaining on a ve-year contract worth about $7 million a season. He blamed the Redskins salary cap restraints for part of the Redskins collapse from NFC East champion in 2012 to 3-13 and eight consecutive losses. But his real undoing, along with the poor records in three of his four seasons, was a contentious relationship with star quarterback Robert Grifn III. RG3 did not speak with the media on Monday. NFL: Coaches redCoaching carousel spinsBy BARRY WILNERASSOCIATED PRESS AP PHOTOFormer Washington coach Mike Shanahan delivers a statement after being red on Monday. Mark Dominik, who took over in 2009 and averaged more than 10 losses per year over ve seasons. The Bucs nished with a 28-52 record during Dominiks tenure. The Glazers made the changes for two main reasons: They didnt see enough return on their recent investment in free agents and the trade for cornerback Darrelle Revis; and Schianos team failed to show signicant improvement in the second half of the season following a 0-8 start. The results over the past two years have not lived up to our standards and we believe the time has come to nd a new direction, said Bucs co-chairman Bryan Glazer in a statement. Mark has been a valued member of our organization for two decades and we respect the passion he showed for the Buccaneers. We thank Greg for his hard work and effort the past two seasons but we feel these moves are necessary in order to achieve our goals. Schiano and Dominik learned of their fate shortly after a team meeting and series of exit interviews. As players were packing their belongings in plastic garbage bags in the locker room, Schiano and Dominik were in a meeting with Bucs owners. Schiano then assembled his coaching staff, many of whom dont have contracts for next year, to tell them the news. Schiano has three years remaining on his contract with the Bucs. Dominik is believed to be signed through 2014. Bucs players were not necessarily surprised. Me, personally, I havent had any consistency in my career, defensive tackle Gerald McCoy said. Third head coach, going on my fth year, and if you add up everybody, this will be six (defensive) line coaches. Who do I learn from and what do I keep? I just take a little bit from everybody? I dont know. Schiano went 11-22 in his two years, including losing his rst eight games of 2013.FIREFROM PAGE 1 AP PHOTOTampa Bay coach Greg Schiano talks to his team during the fourth quarter of a game earlier this month in St. Louis.DOMINIK DAVIE Cleaning out his locker Monday, Miami Dolphins receiver Mike Wallace briey examined a pair of gloves and took a whiff before tossing them in the trash. The aroma of the Dolphins late-season collapse will linger, however. To make the postseason for the rst time in ve years, all Miami needed was to win one of its nal two games against the Buffalo Bills or the New York Jets. Instead, the Dolphins lost to both, ensuring another idle January. The swoon raises questions about the future of second-year coach Joe Philbin. A midseason bullying scandal still under NFL investigation might also weigh in any decision by owner Stephen Ross. Philbin said hes already looking toward 2014. When asked if he had received assurances from Ross that he would return next season, Philbin said, We havent even talked about any of that stuff. In the wake of a franchise-record 58 sacks allowed, offseason upgrades will focus on the offensive line, which was depleted by the bullying scandal when tackle Jonathan Martin left the team and guard Richie Incognito was suspended. Neither is expected back with Miami. For the Dolphins, the offseason began Monday. Defensive end Olivier Vernon surveyed the scene as players quietly packed up and slipped out of the locker room. Miserable, Vernon said. We expected to be game-planning for a team this weekend. NFL: MiamiNo dwelling for PhilbinAP PHOTOMiami coach Joe Philbin, left, and outside linebacker Koa Misi (55) watch the nal minutes of Sundays loss. By STEVEN WINEASSOCIATED PRESS think the Glazers are going to get the next hire right? Maybe the Bucs could get Jon Gruden to be their next coach. Yeah, that would be awesome! Hes everyones dream candidate. Oh wait, the Glazers already loused that up by ring him. Heres the perfect choice: Tony Dungy. Hes the most respected man in football. Oh yeah, the Glazers burned that bridge, too. Aint this a kick in the head: Two of the best candidates out there just happen to live in Tampa Bay and also just happen to be the only two people on planet Earth who would refuse to coach again for the Glazers. Meantime, the past two coaches the Bucs have hired would have trouble getting an interview, let alone becoming an NFL head coach again. That says an awful lot about the Glazers decision-making. It just seems that if theres a way to botch these things, the Glazers gure out a way to do it. So what do the Glazers do now? How do they x this mess? First, call Dungy and beg him for a meeting. Not to talk to him about being the next coach, but to ask for his advice. Ask former Bucs GM/now Falcons CEO Rich McKay if he wants to come back. Then transfer money from the Manchester United bank account into the Bucs account because this should not be cheap. If youre an NFL team, there are two things you cant skimp on: a head coach and a quarterback. Open the checkbook and bring in someone who knows what he is doing. Try to get Bill Belichick. Im not kidding. Offer the Patriots a pile of draft picks. Offer Belichick the world. Offer him more money than he can count. Give him crazy money, like $100 million over 10 years. Give him stock options. Offer to let him be coach, GM, president, king and any other title he wants. Let him park his paid-for Maserati on the sideline during games. Other than quarter back, there is no more important position on the team than head coach. Its so important that the Bucs have a history of paying guys not to coach in order to bring in someone new. So why not do whatever is necessary to get the very best? What are the chances of getting Belichick? Probably one in a million. But why not try? And this is the attitude the Glazers should take. No risks. No outside-the-box gambles. No this-is-crazy hunch. Go reliable. Get serious. Forget rah-rah college guys. Forget taking a ier on some coordinator with no real track record of being a head coach. Go after a proven commodity. The Bucs have reached out to Lovie Smith. Smart. Give him a long look. He cut his teeth professionally coaching here in Tampa Bay and took the Bears to a Super Bowl. Make a run at Bill OBrien. He turned around Penn State but isnt just a college guy. He has extensive and successful NFL experience, having worked with quarterback Tom Brady and under Belichick in New England. Make a call to Ken Whisenhunt. He knows offense and took the Cardinals to a Super Bowl. Bill Cowher? Sure. Any of them would bring this franchise instant credibility. Any of them would walk in the door and have immediate respect among the players. And any of them would excite a fan base that has lost faith. All are legitimate, proven, reliable NFL coaches. Pay them what you have to. Overpay them if you have to. There are others, but the Glazers should start with those. If they had their pick of the litter, it would make more sense to lean toward an offensive mind, but experience is a key here. Bring in someone who knows what hes doing. Because goodness knows, the owners dont appear to have a clue.JONESFROM PAGE 1 BLACK MONDAYThree other coaches joined Greg Schiano in being fired Monday. Of course, Cleveland got a head start by firing its coach Sunday night. The newly unemployed: Mike Shanahan (Redskins) Leslie Frazier (Vikings) Jim Schwartz (Lions) Rob Chudzinski (Browns) JACKSONVILLE Running back Maurice Jones-Drew wants to stick around for the next phase of Jacksonvilles rebuilding project. Just not at a discounted rate. Jones-Drew made it clear Monday that his future with the franchise will be a scal decision, meaning his eighth season with the Jaguars may have been his last. Jones-Drew likely will test free agency before deciding whether to return to Jacksonville. Gase not interviewing during playoffs: A team spokesman said Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase is postponing any interviews with other teams until after Denvers season is over. The Cleveland Browns sought permission to interview him about their vacant coaching position. Reed unsure what future holds: Veteran safety Ed Reed would like to keep playing, and for Rex Ryan and the New York Jets. Retirement cant be ruled out, either, but he expects to be in someones secondary next season. Theres 32 teams, man, he said. I know Im going to be ready to play football next year. Seahawks could get Harvin back: Seattle coach Pete Carroll said Percy Harvin will practice when the Seahawks return later this week to prepare for their NFC divisional playoff game on Jan. 11, but there is no guarantee he will be able to play. Jerry Jones to make decisions: The Cowboys owner said Jason Garrett will return, Tony Romos back is going to be fine and another shuffling of the defensive coaching staff could be coming after the team missed the playoffs again.Jags Jones-Drew hopes to returnBY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NFL NOTEBOOKPLAYOFF SCHEDULEWild-card Playos Saturday Kansas City at Indianapolis, 4:35 p.m. (NBC) New Orleans at Philadelphia, 8:10 p.m. (NBC) Sunday San Diego at Cincinnati, 1:05 p.m. (CBS) San Francisco at Green Bay, 4:40 p.m. (FOX) Divisional Playos Jan. 11 Green Bay, San Francisco or New Orleans at Seattle, 4:35 p.m. (FOX) Cincinnati, Indianpolis or Kansas City at New England, 8:15 p.m. (CBS) Jan. 12 Philadelphia, Green Bay or San Francisco at Carolina, 1:05 p.m. (FOX) Indianapolis, Kansas City or San Diego at Denver, 4:40 p.m. (CBS) Conference Championships Jan. 19 AFC, 3 p.m. (CBS) NFC, 6:30 p.m. (FOX) Super Bowl Feb. 2 At East Rutherford, N.J. 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Page 4 SP The Sun /Tuesday, December 31, 2013 SAN ANTONIO Quarterback Marcus Mariota had 386 total yards and No. 10 Oregon returned two interceptions for touchdowns, spoiling Texas coach Mack Browns farewell with a runaway 30-7 victory in the Alamo Bowl on Monday night. The BCS-snubbed Ducks (11-2) dominated throughout even though their famously high-powered offense scored just one touchdown, when Josh Huff turned a short pass from Mariota into a spectacular 16-yard sprint to the end zone. Brown received warm goodbyes from a sellout crowd in what was practically a home game for Texas (8-5). Even the school marching band spelled his name at halftime. But the blowout was a nal reminder of why Brown is resigning after 16 seasons at Texas, which he led to a national championship in 2005 but couldnt reverse a sharp decline in recent years. Walking off the eld for the last time, Brown ashed the Hook em Horns hand signal to the scattered remaining Texas fans who stuck around to the end of another humbling loss this season. Mariota led all rushers with 133 yards on 15 carries, making sure Oregon eased the sting of not playing in a BCS bowl for the rst time in ve years. He was 18 of 26 for 253 yards passing in his Heisman Trophy campaign tuneup for 2014. Yet even Mariota was outscored by Oregons defense and so was Texas, for that matter. Texas quarterback Case McCoy threw two interceptions that were returned for touchdowns, including one on the third play of the game. Avery Patterson intercepted an over thrown pass and took it 37 yards to the endzone. Derrick Malone took one 38 yards at the end of the game and sent waves of burnt orange-clad streaming towards the exits. Navy 24, Middle Tennessee State 6: In Fort Worth, Texas, Keenan Reynolds ran for two more touchdowns and Navy won the Armed Forces Bowl for only its second win in its last seven bowl games. Reynolds, who already owns the NCAA record for touchdowns rushing by a quarterback, upped his total to 31 to match Colorado State running back Kapri Bibbs, also a sophomore, for the national lead this season. Mississippi 25, Georgia Tech 17: In Nashville, Tenn., Bo Wallace ran for two touchdowns and threw for another score as the Rebels won the Music City Bowl for the teams second straight bowl victory under coach Hugh Freeze. Mississippi (8-5) has won six consecutive bowls and 10 of the last 11 in making up for the lone loss in that stretch, the 2000 Music City Bowl. Blue Devils coach wins Bobby Dodd award: David Cutcliffe, who led Duke to its first 10-win season and a spot in the ACC championship game, has been named the Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year. Cutcliffes No. 22 Blue Devils will play No. 20 Texas A&M in tonights Chick-fil-A Bowl, the first time Duke will play in back-to-back bowl games. Cutcliffe also was named the Walter Camp and Maxwell Award coach of the year this year. Governor speaks to Auburn players: Gov. Robert Bentley visited the Auburn football team, telling them how much he has in common with them. He recalled how he started his campaign for governor with 2 percent in the polls but kept working hard and won. Peterson announces Washington staff: Washington coach Chris Petersen announced his first coaching staff with the Huskies. He brought four coaches from his staff at Boise State with him, including defensive coordinator Pete Kwiatkowski and Jonathan Smith, who will take on the role of offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. Two players declare for NFL draft: Washington running back Bishop Sankey and North Carolina offensive lineman Russell Bodine will skip their senior seasons to enter the NFL draft. COLLEGE FOOTBALL ROUNDUPDucks spoil Browns final game at TexasBY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TEBOW JOINS SEC NETWORKATLANTA (AP) Tim Tebow has his next football job talking about the sport on TV. The Heisman Trophy winner has been hired as a college football analyst for the new SEC Network, but says he still hopes to play quarterback in the NFL. ESPN, which runs the channel, announced Monday that Tebow will appear on SEC Nation, a pregame show that will travel to a different campus each week after the network launches in August. ESPN said the multiyear deal will not preclude him from continuing to pursue playing opportunities in the NFL. | BOWL SCOREBOARD M ONDAYArmed Forces Bowl At Fort Worth, Texas Navy 24, Middle Tennessee 6 Music City Bowl At Nashville, Tenn. Mississippi 25, Georgia Tech 17 Alamo Bowl At San Antonio Oregon 30, Texas 7 Holiday Bowl At San Diego Arizona State vs. Texas Tech lateTODAYAdvoCare V100 Bowl At Shreveport, La. Arizona (7-5) vs. Boston College (7-5), 12:30 p.m. (ESPN) Sun Bowl At El Paso, Texas Virginia Tech (8-4) vs. UCLA (9-3), 2 p.m. (CBS) Liberty Bowl At Memphis, Tenn. Rice (9-3) vs. Mississippi State (6-6), 4 p.m. (ESPN) Chick-l-A Bowl At Atlanta Texas A&M (8-4) vs. Duke (10-3), 8 p.m. (ESPN)WEDNESDA YHeart of Dallas Bowl At Dallas UNLV (7-5) vs. North Texas (8-4), Noon (ESPNU) Gator Bowl At Jacksonville Nebraska (8-4) vs. Georgia (8-4), Noon (ESPN2) Capital One Bowl At Orlando Wisconsin (9-3) vs. South Carolina (10-2), 1 p.m. (ABC) Outback Bowl At Tampa Iowa (8-4) vs. LSU (9-3), 1 p.m. (ESPN) Rose Bowl At Pasadena, Calif. Stanford (11-2) vs. Michigan State (12-1), 5 p.m. (ESPN) Fiesta Bowl At Glendale, Ariz. Baylor (11-1) vs. UCF (11-1), 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)THURSDAYSugar Bowl At New Orleans Alabama (11-1) vs. Oklahoma (10-2), 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)FRIDAYOrange Bowl At Miami Ohio State (12-1) vs. Clemson (10-2), 8 p.m. (ESPN) Cotton Bowl At Arlington, Texas Missouri (11-2) vs. Oklahoma State (10-2), 7:30 p.m. (FOX)SATURDAYBBVA Compass Bowl At Birmingham, Ala. Vanderbilt (8-4) vs. Houston (8-4), 1 p.m. (ESPN) Bowl At Mobile, Ala. Arkansas State (7-5) vs. Ball State (10-2), 9 p.m. (ESPN)MONDAYBCS National Championship At Pasadena, Calif. Florida State (13-0) vs. Auburn (12-1), 8:30 p.m. (ESPN) AP PHOTOKansas guard Andrew Wiggins, right, shoots over Toledo center Nathan Boothe during the rst half Monday in Lawrence, Kan.LAWRENCE, Kan. Perry Ellis had 21 points and 11 rebounds, Naadir Tharpe added a career-high 20 points and No. 16 Kansas beat Toledo 93-83 on Monday night for the Rockets rst loss of the season. Andrew Wiggins also had 20 points and fellow freshman Joel Embiid had 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Jayhawks (9-3), who built a 16-point lead early in the second half. Toledo (12-1) made one nal charge, using some hot outside shooting and sloppiness on the part of Kansas to get within 81-73 on a 3-pointer by Julius Brown with 3:23 left in the game. Tharpe answered moments later with a free throw and then a driving layup off a miss, and Kansas nally put the game away when Frank Mason fed Wiggins on a run-out for an easy dunk that gave the Jayhawks an 88-76 lead with less than 2 minutes remaining. No. 9 Baylor 81, Oral Roberts 55: In Waco, Texas, Taurean Prince scored 10 of his 16 points in the go-ahead run for Baylor (11-1), which fell behind 7-0 while missing its first six shots before finally scoring nearly 6 minutes into the game. Prince made a free throw with 11:31 left in the first half to tie the game at 11-all. That also started a 13-2 spurt over nearly 5 minutes as the Bears went ahead to stay. Shawn Glover had 22 points to lead Oral Roberts (6-7), which has lost four of five games. Denell Henderson had 16 points. No. 6 Oklahoma State 92, Robert Morris 66: In Stillwater, Okla., Phil Forte scored 20 points and Markel Brown added 18 points for Oklahoma State (12-1) in the Cowboys final tuneup before opening Big 12 Conference play on Saturday at Kansas State. Oklahoma State, which was coming off a nine-day break, will enter the new year with its highest ranking in The Associated Press poll since February 2005, when the Cowboys were also No. 6. Karvel Anderson scored 16 points for Robert Morris, which is 2-8 on the road this season. No. 24 Gonzaga 69, San Francisco 41: In Spokane, Wash., Drew Barham scored 15 points, all on 3-pointers, as the short-handed Bulldogs beat a conference opponent. Przemek Karnowski added 11 points for Gonzaga (12-2, 2-0 West Coast), whose top three scorers are battling injuries. David Stockton and Kevin Pangos finished with 10 points each.BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS COLLEGE BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Mens Top 25Ellis, Kansas hand Toledo its first loss TALLAHASSEE Reserves Aaron Thomas scored 19 points and Ian Miller 15 as Florida State defeated Charleston Southern 67-59 Monday night in its nal nonconference game of the season. With Thomas and Miller leading the way, the Seminoles bench outscored the Charleston Southern bench by a 42-19 margin. Thomas scored 14 of his points in the second half to help the Seminoles (9-3) stay ahead of the pesky visitors.FLORIDA ST. 67, CHAS. SOUTHERN 59CHARLESTON SOUTHERN (5-7) Gombwer 3-8 2-2 11, Fullah 0-1 2-2 2, Harp er 4-9 2-4 11, Nimley 3-11 1-2 8, Kennedy 2-5 2-2 8, Saunders 2-7 1-2 7, Bernard 0-0 0-0 0, Strickland 1-4 2-2 5, Copeland 0-0 0-0 0, Biting 3-5 1-2 7, Bowen 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 18-50 13-18 59. FLORIDA ST. (9-3) White 1-5 0-0 2, Gilchrist 2-5 0-0 4, Bo janovsky 3-5 0-0 6, Bookert 1-6 2-2 4, Bran don 3-5 3-6 9, Smith 2-2 0-0 4, Thomas 8-12 1-3 19, Miller 4-11 5-7 15, Ojo 2-5 0-0 4. To tals 26-56 11-18 67. HalftimeFlorida St. 30-22. 3-Point GoalsCharleston Southern 10-29 (Gombwer 3-6, Kennedy 2-3, Saunders 2-7, Strickland 1-4, Harper 1-4, Nimley 1-5), Florida St. 4-18 (Thomas 2-4, Miller 2-7, White 0-1, Brandon 0-1, Bookert 0-5). Fouled OutBiting, White. Rebounds Charleston Southern 30 (Fullah, Gombwer 6), Florida St. 36 (Bookert 7). Assists Charleston Southern 11 (Harper, Kennedy, Nimley 3), Florida St. 14 (Bookert 9). Total FoulsCharleston Southern 17, Florida St. 16. A 5,159.Miami 71, Loyola (MD) 48: In Coral Gables, Rion Brown scored 17 points to lead Miami, which never trailed and increased a 23-point lead at halftime to 60-30 on Browns third 3-pointer with 9:26 remaining in the second half. Donnavan Kirk scored 12 points and James Kelly finished with 11 points for Miami (8-5).MIAMI 71, LOYOLA (MD.) 48LOYOLA (MD.) (5-6) Latham 0-2 0-0 0, Jones 0-2 1-2 1, Cormier 4-12 2-6 11, Laster 5-10 0-0 13, Williams 1-5 1-2 3, Patton 1-1 1-2 3, Gorski 0-3 0-0 0, Rashford 0-3 1-2 1, Brito 1-3 0-0 2, Tuohy Jr. 0-0 0-0 0, Rassman 2-4 0-0 4, Hubbard 4-8 0-0 10, Onyiuke 0-0 0-0 0, Forney 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 18-53 6-14 48. MIAMI (8-5) Kirk 5-9 2-5 12, Kelly 5-8 0-0 11, Reed 1-6 5-5 8, Brown 6-11 1-2 17, Adams 2-5 0-0 4, Sorenson 0-0 0-0 0, Akpejiori 0-0 0-0 0, Fer nandez 0-0 0-0 0, Heller 0-0 0-0 0, Lecomte 2-3 1-2 6, Swoope 1-1 1-2 3, Jekiri 4-5 2-4 10. Totals 26-48 12-20 71. HalftimeMiami 43-20. 3-Point Goals Loyola (Md.) 6-18 (Laster 3-7, Hubbard 2-5, Cormier 1-2, Williams 0-1, Jones 0-1, Brito 0-2), Miami 7-15 (Brown 4-6, Lecomte 1-1, Kelly 1-1, Reed 1-5, Adams 0-2). Fouled OutJekiri. ReboundsLoyola (Md.) 27 (Jones 6), Miami 38 (Brown, Kirk 9). As sistsLoyola (Md.) 8 (Brito 4), Miami 17 (Reed 7). Total FoulsLoyola (Md.) 15, Miami 14. A 5,166.FGCU 60, Northern Kentucky 56: In Fort Myers, Chase Fieler surpassed 1,000 career points as part of a 14-point performance, and Bernard Thompson finished with a game-high 17 points to lead FGCU (7-7, 1-0 Atlantic Sun).FGCU 60, NORTHERN KENTUCKY 56NORTHERN KENTUCKY (4-9) J. Jackson 3-6 3-4 9, White 2-7 2-2 7, Billups 4-9 0-0 8, Johnson 3-8 0-0 7, Monaco 0-3 0-0 0, Flournoy 0-2 0-0 0, Camps 3-5 1-1 7, Giesler 0-4 0-0 0, Murray 4-9 0-0 12, Cole 2-4 0-0 6, Danos 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 21-57 6-7 56. FLORIDA GULF COAST (7-7) Comer 3-7 4-5 10, Hicks 0-0 0-0 0, Thomp son 6-12 4-5 17, Cvjeticanin 2-4 0-0 6, Fieler 6-13 0-0 14, Jones 3-8 0-0 7, McKnight 2-7 0-0 4, Blake 0-0 0-0 0, Graf 1-5 0-0 2. Totals 23-56 8-10 60. HalftimeFlorida Gulf Coast 28-26. 3-Point GoalsNorthern Kentucky 8-21 (Murray 4-9, Cole 2-4, White 1-2, Johnson 1-3, Monaco 0-1, Giesler 0-1, Flournoy 0-1), Florida Gulf Coast 6-17 (Cvjeticanin 2-3, Fiel er 2-5, Thompson 1-4, Jones 1-4, Graf 0-1). Fouled OutJ. Jackson. Rebounds Northern Kentucky 41 (Billups 11), Florida Gulf Coast 30 (Fieler 9). AssistsNorthern Kentucky 10 (Johnson 5), Florida Gulf Coast 14 (Comer 5). Total FoulsNorthern Kentucky 14, Florida Gulf Coast 11. A 4,534.Stetson 65, Lipscomb 63: In Deland, Raymone Andrews scored 18 of his career-high 27 points in the second half, including four free throws in the final 39 seconds to play, for Stetson (3-10, 1-0).Thomas powers FSUBY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS COLLEGE BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: STATE STATE SCHEDULETODAY Louisville at Central Florida, 5 p.m. Memphis at South Florida, 7 p.m. For Mondays scores, see Scoreboard, Page 5 Butler stars for ChicagoBY THE ASSOCIATED PRESSMEMPHIS, Tenn. Jimmy Butler scored 14 of his 26 points in the third quarter, Carlos Boozer added 21 points and 10 rebounds, and Chicago defeated Memphis 95-91 on Monday. Butler shot 6 for 10 from the eld, including 2 of 3 on 3-pointers, and 12 of 14 at the foul line in a team-high 41 minutes. Chicago was 6 for 15 from 3-point range. D.J. Augustin had 10 points off the bench for the Bulls, including eight in the fourth period as Memphis tried to rally. Pelicans 110, Trail Blazers 108: In New Orleans, Tyreke Evans hit a pull-up jumper from 17 feet with 1.2 seconds left to lift New Orleans. Evans big basket came right after Portlands Damian Lillard made a contested 3-pointer to tie the score at 108. New Orleans won its fourth in a row at home. Wizards 106, Pistons 99: In Auburn Hills, Mich., John Wall scored 29 points and Washington rallied in the fourth quarter. Washington trailed 87-78 before starting the final period with a 17-4 run. Mavericks 100, Timberwolves 98: In Minneapolis, Shawn Marion scored 32 points and hit two 3-pointers in the fourth quarter to help Dallas withstand a second-half charge from Minnesota. Dirk Nowitzki had 16 points for the Mavericks, who led by 19 late in the first half before the Wolves came back. Heat get LeBron back, lose two: Miamis Norris Cole left Mondays game at Denver midway through the third quarter after taking a fall at the end of a driving layup attempt and hitting his face on the floor. Cole had come into the game in place of Dwayne Wade, who didnt return after halftime because of back spasms. The injuries marred LeBron James return to the starting lineup. Me missed Miamis previous game with a groin injury. James turned 29 on Monday. Around the league: Atlanta center Al Horford will have season-ending surgery to repair his torn right pectoral muscle. Horford, the Hawks leading scorer and rebounder, sustained the injury Thursday at Cleveland. San Antonio guard Tony Parker apol ogized for a photograph that shows him making the same gesture with anti-Semitic connotations also made by French soccer star Nicolas Anelka this weekend. The three-year-old photograph shows Parker and a French comedian making a gesture known in France as a quenelle, which critics describe as inverted Nazi salute. Connie Dierking, a longtime NBA player who was part of the trade that brought Wilt Chamberlain to Philadelphia, has died. He was 77. His death was confirmed by the University of Cincinnati, where he starred in the 1950s. No other details were released. NBA ROUNDUP TEMPE, Ariz. Kelsey Moos scored 15 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as No. 24 Arizona State held on to defeat No. 20 Syracuse 63-60 Monday. Moos had 10 points in the second half. Her layup gave the Sun Devils a 61-60 lead with 1:31 remaining. On Syracuses next possession, Moos fouled Briana Day, but Day missed both free throws. The teams then traded turnovers before Adrianne Thomas hit two free throws for the Sun Devils (11-1).Arizona St. defeats SyracuseTHE ASSOCIATED PRESS WOMENS ROUNDUP ell,4#r q------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


The Sun /Tuesday, December 31, 2013 SP Page 5 Sports on TVCOLLEGE FOOTBALL12:30 p.m. ESPN AdvoCare V100 Bowl, Arizona vs. Boston College, at Shreveport, La. 2 p.m. CBS Sun Bowl, Virginia Tech vs. UCLA, at El Paso, Texas 4 p.m. ESPN Liberty Bowl, Rice vs. Mississippi St., at Memphis, Tenn. 8 p.m. ESPN Chick-l-A Bowl, Duke vs. Texas A&M, at AtlantaMENS COLLEGE BASKETBALLNoon FS1 St. Johns at Xavier 1 p.m. ESPN2 Ohio St. at Purdue 2:30 p.m. FS1 Seton Hall at Providence 3 p.m. ESPN2 Indiana at Illinois FSN George Washington at Kansas St. 5 p.m. ESPN2 Louisville at UCF FS1 DePaul at Georgetown 7 p.m. ESPN2 Memphis at South Florida 7:30 p.m. FS1 Villanova at Butler 9 p.m. ESPN2 UConn at Houston 10 p.m. FS1 Marquette at CreightonNBA BASKETBALL5 p.m. FSFL Golden State at OrlandoNHL HOCKEY5 p.m. FSFL New York at FloridaWINTER SPORTS6 p.m. NBCSN Olympic trials, speed skating: mens and womens 1500 long track, at Ke arns, UtahGlantz-Culver LineNCAA FOOTBALLToday Armed Forces Bowl At Fort Worth, TexasFAVORITE O T O/U UNDERDOG Navy 6 7 (57) Middle Tenn.Music City Bowl At Nashville, Tenn.Mississippi 2 3 (56) Georgia TechAlamo Bowl At San AntonioOregon 10 14 (68) TexasHoliday Bowl At San DiegoArizona St. 11 14 (71) Texas TechTomorrow AdvoCare V100 Bowl At Shreveport, La.Arizona 7 7 (57) Boston CollegeSun Bowl At El Paso, TexasUCLA 7 7 (47) Virginia TechLiberty Bowl At Memphis, Tenn.Mississippi St. 7 7 (50) RiceChick-l-A Bowl At AtlantaTexas A&M 11 12 (75) DukeWednesday Gator Bowl At Jacksonville, Fla.Georgia 9 9 (60) NebraskaHeart of Dallas BowlNorth Texas 6 6 (54) UNLVCapital One Bowl At Orlando, Fla.Wisconsin 2 1 (51) South CarolinaOutback Bowl At Tampa, Fla.LSU 7 8 (49) IowaRose Bowl At Pasadena, Calif.Stanford 1 6 (42) Michigan St.Fiesta Bowl At Glendale, Ariz.Baylor 17 16 (70) UCFThursday Sugar Bowl At New OrleansAlabama 14 16 (51) OklahomaFriday Cotton Bowl At Arlington, Texas Missouri Pk 1 (61) Oklahoma St. Orange Bowl At MiamiOhio St. 5 3 (69) ClemsonSaturday BBVA Compass Bowl At Birmingham, Ala.Vanderbilt 2 2 (54) HoustonSunday Bowl At Mobile, Ala.Ball St. 9 7 (64) Arkansas St.Jan. 6 BCS National Championship At Pasadena, Calif.Florida St. 9 8 (67) AuburnNFL PLAYOFFSSaturdayFAVORITE OPEN TODAY O/U UNDERDOG at Indianapolis 1 2 (46) Kansas City at Philadelphia 2 2 (54) New OrleansSundayat Cincinnati 5 7 (46) San Diego San Francisco 1 2 (48) at Green BayNCAA BASKETBALLFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG at Texas 17 Rice at St. Bonaventure 5 Delaware at Tennessee 2 Virginia at South Carolina 8 Marshall at Kansas 14 Toledo at James Madison 6 Ball St. Mississippi 2 at W. Kentucky at Oklahoma 4 Louisiana Tech at Gonzaga 15 San Francisco Saint Louis 3 at Vanderbilt at Portland 7 Santa Clara at Loyola Mary. 4 San Diego BYU 6 a t Pepperdine Saint Marys (Cal) 2 at Pacic at Siena 2 Fordham NC State 12 at UNC Greensboro at Jville St. 8 UT-Martin at UC Davis 9 Furman at Oklahoma St. 25 Robert Morris Dr Pepper Classic At Chatanooga, Tenn. Third Place Middle Tenn. 10 Grand Canyon Championship at Chattanooga 9 MaineNBAFAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Detroit 3 (202) Washington at Minnesota 4 (214) Dallas at Memphis 5 (181) Chicago Portland 3 (212) at New Orleans Miami 2 (201) at Denver at Utah 2 (189) Charlotte at L.A. Clippers 8 (210) PhoenixNHLFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE at Ottawa -130 Washington +110 at Nashville -115 Detroit -105 at Chicago -135 Los Angeles +115 at Vancouver -140 Philadelphia +120 College basketballAP TOP 25 The top 25 teams in The Associated Press college basketball poll, with rst-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 29, total points based on 25 points for a rst-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last weeks ranking: Record Pts Prv 1. Arizona (60) 13-0 1,620 1 2. Syracuse (5) 12-0 1,550 2 3. Ohio St. 13-0 1,462 3 4. Wisconsin 13-0 1,408 4 5. Michigan St. 11-1 1,364 5 6. Oklahoma St. 11-1 1,278 7 7. Duke 10-2 1,144 9 8. Wichita St. 13-0 1,067 10 9. Baylor 10-1 1,013 11 10. Oregon 12-0 987 12 11. Villanova 11-1 943 8 12. Florida 10-2 915 13 13. Iowa St. 11-0 869 14 14. Louisville 11-2 812 6 15. Kentucky 10-3 753 18 16. Kansas 8-3 666 16 17. UConn 11-1 647 15 18. Memphis 9-2 625 17 19. North Carolina 9-3 413 19 20. Colorado 11-2 373 21 21. San Diego St. 10-1 371 20 22. Iowa 11-2 258 22 23. UMass 11-1 160 23 24. Gonzaga 11-2 78 24 25. Missouri 11-1 76 25 Others receiving votes: Illinois 57, Texas 40, George Washington 37, Oklahoma 36, Toledo 32, Florida St. 24, UCLA 19, Harvard 10, Michigan 7, Creighton 5, Kansas St. 3, Pittsburgh 2, LSU 1. USA TODAY TOP 25 The top 25 teams in the USA Today mens college basketball poll, with rst-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 29, points based on 25 points for a rstplace vote through one point for a 25thplace vote and previous ranking: Record Pts Pvs 1. Arizona (30) 13-0 798 1 2. Syracuse (1) 12-0 762 2 3. Ohio State (1) 13-0 741 3 4. Michigan State 11-1 682 5 5. Wisconsin 13-0 677 6 6. Oklahoma State 11-1 605 7 7. Wichita State 13-0 588 8 8. Duke 10-2 568 9 9. Oregon 12-0 530 10 10. Louisville 11-2 515 4 11. Baylor 10-1 429 12 12. Iowa State 11-0 420 13 13. Florida 10-2 413 14 14. Villanova 11-1 392 11 15. UConn 11-1 340 15 16. Kentucky 10-3 319 18 17. Kansas 8-3 314 16 18. Memphis 9-2 268 17 19. North Carolina 9-3 184 19 19. San Diego State 10-1 184 20 21. Gonzaga 11-2 145 21 22. UMass 11-1 137 22 23. Iowa 11-2 113 23 24. Colorado 11-2 92 24 25. Missouri 11-1 51 25 Others receiving votes: Creighton 29, Pittsburgh 22, UCLA 20, George Washing ton 17, Oklahoma 16, Texas 9, Toledo 8, Florida State 4, Michigan 4, Illinois 2, New Mexico 1, Saint Louis 1. MONDAYS RESULTSMENSOUTH Appalachian St. 97, Blueeld 70 Austin Peay 93, Dalton 57 Bryan 76, Maryville (Tenn.) 73 Campbell 69, Georgia Southern 63 Cincinnati Christian 102, Thomas More 68 Clemson 80, VMI 50 Dr ew 70, Regis (Mass.) 63 Florida Gulf Coast 60, N. Kentucky 56 Florida St. 67, Charleston Southern 59 Hampden-Sydney 51, Baruch 49 Hope 75, Centre 68 Jacksonville St. 70, UT-Martin 65 James Madison 73, Ball St. 68 Lindsey Wilson 83, Tenn. Temple 60 Louisiana-Lafayette 90, Cent. Methodist 58 Mercer 86, Jacksonville 49 Miami 71, Loyola (Md.) 48 Mississippi 79, W. Kentucky 74 Montreat 82, Emory & Henry 68 Morehead St. 102, Asbury 68 NC State 68, UNC Greensboro 64 North Florida 85, Kennesaw St. 60 Radford 80, Houghton 51 SC State 68, Coastal Carolina 58 SE Louisiana 75, Spring Hill 65 Samford 71, Presbyterian 59 South Carolina 92, Marshall 65 Southern U. 116, Champion Baptist 12 St. Francis (NY) 60, Delaware St. 57 Stetson 65, Lipscomb 63 Tennessee 87, Virginia 52 W. Carolina 106, Milligan 72 Washington (Md.) 75, Cairn 64 Woord 81, High Point 53 Xavier (NO) 64, Belhaven 55, OT EAST Army 68, Coast Guard 48 Bryant 70, Lehigh 68 Columbia 76, Colgate 70, 2OT Hofstra 75, NJIT 64 NYU 66, Immaculata 48 Siena 79, Fordham 69 St. Bonaventure 80, Delaware 73 St. John Fisher 85, Thomas (Maine) 50 St. Josephs (NY) 87, CCNY 84, OT Towson 72, New Hampshire 64 UMBC 63, Navy 48 Vermont 88, Lyndon St. 48 Wagner 59, Monmouth (NJ) 52 MIDWEST Detroit 73, Bethune-Cookman 53 Kansas 93, Toledo 83 Ohio 78, Longwood 43 Thiel 56, Illinois College 45 Wis.-Whitewater 85, Edgewood 53 SOUTHWEST Arkansas St. 91, S. Arkansas 66 Baylor 81, Oral Roberts 55 Cent. Arkansas 121, Ecclesia 77 Incarnate Word 102, Huston-Tillotson 73 LIU Brooklyn 73, Texas St. 64 Louisiana Tech 102, Oklahoma 98, OT Oklahoma St. 92, Robert Morris 66 Texas 66, Rice 44 Texas Tech 100, Mount St. Marys 69 UALR 88, Grambling St. 68WOMENSOUTH Berry 89, Wesleyan (Ga.) 44 Campbell 74, Longwood 55 Coastal Carolina 67, Radford 66 E. Kentucky 86, Murray St. 72 Ferrum 79, Rhodes 77, 2OT George Mason 85, Georgia Southern 64 High Point 75, Liberty 70 LSU-Shreveport 75, Faulkner 65 Loyola NO 89, Dillard 40 Mississippi 99, Austin Peay 69 SC State 63, Md.-Eastern Shore 50 Thomas More 73, Centre 38 UNC Asheville 54, Presbyterian 47 UT-Martin 88, Jacksonville St. 75 VCU 81, Old Dominion 68 Vanderbilt 87, UAB 76 Winthrop 69, Charleston Southern 49 EAST Binghamton 57, La Salle 56 Bryant 68, Columbia 47 CCSU 64, Hofstra 62 Dartmouth 76, UMass 72 Drexel 69, Cornell 44 NJIT 58, Wagner 52 NYU 92, Mass. College 59 St. Johns 61, Delaware 58 Susquehanna 58, Lycoming 54 MIDWEST Dayton 102, Cent. Michigan 89 Denver 67, Illinois St. 60 Evansville 90, Toledo 80 IUPUI 92, Indiana-Southeast 63 Kalamazoo 69, Dallas 66 Luther 63, Wis.-River Falls 61 Madonna 86, Detroit 76 Morehead St. 59, S. Illinois 50 Wisconsin 65, Green Bay 61, OT SOUTHWEST Cent. Arkansas 85, Philander Smith 57 Texas A&M 80, Arkansas St. 62 AP WOMENS TOP 25 The top 25 teams in The Associated Press womens college basketball poll, with rstplace votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 29, total points based on 25 points for a rst-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last weeks ranking: Record Pts Prv 1. UConn (36) 13-0 900 1 2. Notre Dame 11-0 841 2 3. Duke 12-1 822 3 4. Stanford 11-1 808 4 5. Tennessee 11-1 736 5 6. Kentucky 12-1 717 6 7. Louisville 13-1 695 7 8. Maryland 12-1 648 8 9. Baylor 10-1 626 9 10. North Carolina 11-2 515 10 11. Oklahoma St. 11-0 511 11 12. Colorado 10-1 472 12 13. South Carolina 12-1 462 13 14. Iowa St. 11-0 447 14 15. Penn St. 9-3 341 15 16. LSU 9-2 308 16 17. Purdue 9-2 299 17 18. Nebraska 10-2 278 18 19. Georgia 12-1 228 19 20. Syracuse 11-1 213 20 21. Florida St. 12-1 187 22 22. Iowa 12-2 180 21 23. California 8-3 116 23 24. Arizona St. 10-1 91 25 25. Oklahoma 9-4 65 25 Others receiving votes: Arkansas 49, San Diego 33, NC State 27, Indiana 23, Georgia Tech 8, Rutgers 8, West Virginia 8, Gonzaga 7, Saint Josephs 7, Texas 7, Middle Tennessee 6, Saint Marys (Cal) 5, UTEP 4, DePaul 2.Pro basketballNBA EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic W L Pct GB Toronto 13 15 .464 Boston 13 17 .433 1 Brooklyn 10 20 .333 4 Philadelphia 9 21 .300 5 New York 9 21 .300 5 Southeast W L Pct GB Miami 23 7 .767 Atlanta 17 14 .548 6 Washington 14 14 .500 8 Charlotte 14 17 .452 9 Or lando 10 20 .333 13 Central W L Pct GB Indiana 24 5 .828 Detroit 14 19 .424 12 Chicago 12 17 .414 12 Cleveland 10 20 .333 14 Milwaukee 6 24 .200 18 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest W L Pct GB San Antonio 24 7 .774 Houston 21 12 .636 4 Dallas 18 13 .581 6 New Orleans 14 15 .483 9 Memphis 13 17 .433 10 Northwest W L Pct GB Oklahoma City 25 5 .833 Portland 24 7 .774 1 Minnesota 15 16 .484 10 Denver 14 15 .483 10 Utah 9 24 .273 17 Pacic W L Pct GB L.A. Clippers 21 11 .656 Phoenix 18 11 .621 1 Golden State 19 13 .594 2 L.A. Lakers 13 18 .419 7 Sacramento 9 20 .310 10 Mondays results Washington 106, Detroit 99 Dallas 100, Minnesota 98 Chicago 95, Memphis 91 New Orleans 110, Portland 108 Miami at Denver, late Charlotte at Utah, late Phoenix at L.A. Clippers, late Todays games Atlanta at Boston, 1 p.m. Cleveland at Indiana, 3 p.m. Golden State at Orlando, 5 p.m. Sacramento at Houston, 7 p.m. Brooklyn at San Antonio, 7 p.m. Toronto at Chicago, 8 p.m. Portland at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. Milwaukee at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.HockeyNHL EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Boston 39 26 11 2 54 114 81 LIGHTNING 39 23 12 4 50 110 93 Montreal 40 23 14 3 49 99 89 Detroit 41 18 14 9 45 107 117 Toronto 41 20 16 5 45 115 118 Ottawa 42 17 18 7 41 118 135 PANTHERS 40 15 20 5 35 95 128 Bualo 39 11 24 4 26 71 110 Metropolitan Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Pittsburgh 41 29 11 1 59 130 94 Washington 40 20 15 5 45 122 119 Philadelphia 38 18 16 4 40 97 107 N.Y. Rangers 40 19 19 2 40 94 108 New Jersey 40 16 16 8 40 95 102 Columbus 39 17 18 4 38 106 112 Carolina 39 14 16 9 37 91 114 N.Y. Islanders 40 12 21 7 31 102 135 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Chicago 42 28 7 7 63 158 115 St. Louis 38 26 7 5 57 137 92 Colorado 38 23 11 4 50 109 97 Dallas 38 19 12 7 45 112 111 Minnesota 41 20 16 5 45 96 107 Winnipeg 41 18 18 5 41 111 121 Nashville 40 18 18 4 40 95 119 Pacic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Anaheim 41 28 8 5 61 131 103 San Jose 39 25 8 6 56 128 98 Los Angeles 40 25 11 4 54 108 80 Vancouver 40 23 11 6 52 108 93 Phoenix 38 19 10 9 47 116 117 Calgary 39 14 19 6 34 95 122 Edmonton 41 13 24 4 30 106 139 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Mondays results Ottawa 3, Washington 1 Chicago 1, Los Angeles 0 Nashville 6, Detroit 4 Philadelphia at Vancouver, late Todays games Pittsburgh at New Jersey, 1 p.m. N.Y. Rangers at PANTHERS, 5 p.m. St. Louis at Minnesota, 6 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at Boston, 7 p.m. Montreal at Carolina, 7 p.m. Bualo at Winnipeg, 7 p.m. San Jose at Anaheim, 8 p.m. Los Angeles at Dallas, 8 p.m. Columbus at Colorado, 8 p.m. Philadelphia at Calgary, 9 p.m. Edmonton at Phoenix, 9 p.m. ECHL Mondays results Orlando 4, Florida 3 Toledo 3, Kalamazoo 2 Todays games Reading at Wheeling, 6 p.m. Elmira at South Carolina, 6 p.m. Cincinnati at Kalamazoo, 7 p.m. Toledo at Fort Wayne, 7:35 p.m. Las Vegas at Utah, 8:05 p.m. Gwinnett at Evansville, 8:15 p.m. Ontario at Alaska, 11:15 p.m. AHL Mondays reults Toronto 4, Grand Rapids 3, SO Charlotte at Rockford, late Todays games St. Johns at Springeld, 3 p.m. Worcester at Adirondack, 5 p.m. Syracuse at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, 5:05 p.m. Bridgeport at Portland, 5:30 p.m. Toronto at Grand Rapids, 6 p.m. Norfolk at Binghamton, 6:05 p.m. Providence at Manchester, 7 p.m. Texas at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m. WORLD JUNIORS at Malmo, Sweden Sundays results United States 8, Germany 0 Sweden 10, Norway 0 Mondays results Germany 3, Czech Republic 0 Finland 4, Russia 3 Canada 5, Slovakia 3 Switzerland 3, Norway 2 Todays games Slovakia vs. Czech Republic, 7:30 a.m. Sweden vs. Russia, 8 a.m. United States vs. Canada, 11:30 a.m. Finland vs. Switzerland, NoonPro footballNFL AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA y-New England 12 4 0 .750 444 338 N.Y. Jets 8 8 0 .500 290 387 DOLPHINS 8 8 0 .500 317 335 Bualo 6 10 0 .375 339 388 South W L T Pct PF PA y-Indianapolis 11 5 0 .688 391 336 Tennessee 7 9 0 .438 362 381 JAGUARS 4 12 0 .250 247 449 Houston 2 14 0 .125 276 428 North W L T Pct PF PA y-Cincinnati 11 5 0 .688 430 305 Pittsburgh 8 8 0 .500 379 370 Baltimore 8 8 0 .500 320 352 Cleveland 4 12 0 .250 308 406 West W L T Pct PF PA y-Denver 13 3 0 .813 606 399 x-Kansas City 11 5 0 .688 430 305 x-San Diego 9 7 0 .563 396 348 Oakland 4 12 0 .250 322 453 NATIONAL CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA y-Philadelphia 10 6 0 .625 442 382 Dallas 8 8 0 .500 439 432 N.Y. Giants 7 9 0 .438 294 383 Washington 3 13 0 .188 334 478 South W L T Pct PF PA y-Carolina 12 4 0 .750 366 241 x-New Orleans 11 5 0 .688 414 304 Atlanta 4 12 0 .250 353 443 BUCS 4 12 0 .250 288 389 North W L T Pct PF PA y-Green Bay 8 7 1 .531 417 428 Chicago 8 8 0 .500 445 478 Detroit 7 9 0 .438 395 376 Minnesota 5 10 1 .344 391 480 West W L T Pct PF PA y-Seattle 13 3 0 .813 417 231 x-San Francisco 12 4 0 .750 406 272 Arizona 10 6 0 .625 379 324 St. Louis 7 9 0 .438 348 364 x-clinched playo spot y-clinched division SUNDAYS LATE BOX SCOREEAGLES 24, COWBOYS 22Philadelphia 3 14 0 7 24 Dallas 0 10 6 6 22 First Quarter PhiFG Henery 47, 7:07. Second Quarter PhiMcCoy 3 pass from Foles (Henery kick), 14:13. DalEscobar 17 pass from Orton (Bailey kick), 8:16. PhiCelek 14 pass from Foles (Henery kick), 1:19. DalFG Bailey 44, :18. Third Quarter DalFG Bailey 43, 8:59. DalFG Bailey 36, 5:38. Fourth Quarter PhiBrown 6 run (Henery kick), 6:09. DalBryant 32 pass from Orton (pass failed), 3:50. A 91,166. Phi Dal First downs 21 21 Total Net Yards 366 417 Rushes-yards 34-137 18-59 Passing 229 358 Punt Returns 2-24 3-18 Kicko Returns 1-11 2-65 Interceptions Ret. 2-11 0-0 Comp-Att-Int 17-27-0 30-46-2 Sacked-Yards Lost 5-34 0-0 Punts 5-47.4 3-37.0 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 2-1 Penalties-Yards 6-50 1-5 Time of Possession 29:43 30:17 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHINGPhiladelphia, McCoy 27-131, Brown 2-11, Foles 5-(minus 5). Dallas, Mur ray 17-51, Orton 1-8. PASSINGPhiladelphia, Foles 17-26-0263, Smith 0-1-0-0. Dallas, Orton 30-46-2358. RECEIVINGPhiladelphia, Celek 3-71, Avant 3-45, Ertz 3-43, Cooper 3-39, Jackson 3-28, Polk 1-34, McCoy 1-3. Dallas, Witten 12-135, Bryant 8-99, Murray 5-39, Austin 2-22, Williams 1-39, Escobar 1-17, Beasley 1-7. MISSED FIELD GOALSNone.TransactionsBASEBALLAmerican League TEXAS RANGERS Acquired RHP Miles Mikolas from Pittsburgh for 1B Chris Mc Guiness. Designated OF Rafael Ortega for assignment.FOOTBALLNational Football League BUFFALO BILLS Fired receivers coach Ike Hilliard. CHICAGO BEARS Signed LS Brandon Hartson, CB C.J. Wilson, CB Demontre Hurst, TE Fendi Onobun, QB Jerrod Johnson, LB Lawrence Wilson, OT Rogers Gaines, S Sean Cattouse, WR Terrence Toliver, DT Tracy Robertson and TE Zach Miller to reserve/ future contracts. DALLAS COWBOYS Signed WR Tim Benford, G Ray Dominguez, WR Lance Lew is, DE Caesar Rayford, LB Jonathan Stewart and OT John Wetzel to reserve/future con tracts. DETROIT LIONS Fired coach Jim Schwartz. MINNESOTA VIKINGS Fired coach Leslie Frazier. NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS Signed OL R.J. Mattes and LB Taylor Reed to the practice squad. Released OL R.J. Dill from the practice squad. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS Fired coach Greg Schiano and general manager Mark Dominik. TENNESSEE TITANS Signed T Je Adams, DT Chigbo Anunoby, CB George Baker, LBs Brandon Copeland and Jonathan Wil lard, C Tyler Horn, DE Adewale Ojomo and TE Adam Schiltz to reserve/future contracts. WASHINGTON REDSKINS Fired coach Mike Shanahan, special teams coordinator Keith Burns, advance scout Larry Coyer, coaching assistant Richmond Flowers, quarterbacks coach Matt LaFleur, receivers coach Mike McDaniel, oensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan, linebackers coach Bob Slowik and defensive assistant Bobby Slowik.HOCKEYNational Hockey League WINNIPEG JETS Reassigned D Julian Melchiori to St. Johns (AHL). | SCOREBOARD | QUICK HITSSHARAPOVA WINS IN RETURNBRISBANE, Australia (AP) Every point mattered for Maria Sharapova in her competitive return from an injury layoff, even in a rst-round match in the season-opening tournament. Sharapova beat 74thranked Caroline Garcia of France 6-3, 6-0 Monday, ripping forehand winners and nullifying her rivals biggest weapon with some aggressive service returns. She chased down balls to turn the tempo of games when she was behind, and celebrated break points with triple st pumps even when the result was beyond doubt. The four-time major winner played only one match following an early exit at Wimbledon last season due to a right shoulder injury. She showed no signs of soreness in advancing to the second round at the Brisbane International. In Beijing, second-seeded Sara Errani and third-seeded Klara Zakopalova advanced to the second round of the Shenzhen Open. In Doha, Qatar, fourth-seeded Tomas Berdych lost his first match of the season, falling to Ivo Karlovic at the Qatar Open. In Chennai, India, fifth-seeded Vasek Pospisil of Canada beat wildcard entry Kyle Edmund of Britain 6-3, 7-5 Monday to reach the second round of the Chennai Open.AUTO RACINGSchumacher remains in critical condition: Former Formula 1 driver Michael Schumacher is in aFrench hospital after hitting his head on a rock while skiing in the Alps this weekend. He fell into a coma and underwent brain surgery. The hospital said late Sunday he was in critical condition, and doctors will give an update on his condition soon.HOCKEYCanada advances in World Juniors: In Malmo, Sweden, Nic Petan broke a tie on a power play with 2:46 left in Canadas 5-3 comeback victory over Slovakia in the world junior hockey tournament. Canada (2-0-1) wrapped up a spot in the playoff round entering its Group A finale today against the defending champion United States (3-0-0).WINTER SPORTSU.S. speedskater injured in post-practice collision: In Kearns, Utah, Speedskater Theresa Cliff-Ryan was injured after being hit by a skater going full speed and landing on her head. She was standing with her back to the ice talking to other skaters after her workout when she was hit by Kevin Geminder, who fell and smashed into her, flipping her in the air. Trainers raced to put a neck brace on the 35-year-old skater before she was placed on a stretcher and taken by ambulance to the hospital. Kelly Gunther earned a berth on the U.S. team in the 1,000 meters, and hopes to earn one in the 1,500 meters today, completing a comeback from a devastating crash that sidelined her in March 2010. Off to a poor start during pre-Olympics races, U.S. ski racer Julia Mancuso said shes taking a short break at home. Mancuso has won three Olympic medals but has only one top-15 finish through 10 World Cup races this season leading up to the Sochi Games.SAILINGWinner declared in Hobart: Victoire was declared the handicap winner of the Sydney to Hobart race Monday, 1 days after Wild Oats XI took line honors in the annual yachting classic. Victoire is a Cookson 50 owned by Sydney plastic surgeon Darryl Hokdgkinson and formerly known as Jazz. It was ninth across the line Sunday morning. The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia declared it the handicap winner when main challenger, Wild Rose, ran out of time at 7 a.m. Monday. Thirty-eight boats had finished, 46 were still racing and 10 had retired when the winner was announced. CHICAGO Antti Raanta made 26 saves in his rst NHL shutout and Brandon Saad scored as the Chicago Blackhawks beat Los Angeles 1-0 on Monday night and sent the Kings to their rst three-game losing streak in a year. With Blackhawks No. 1 goalie Corey Crawford nearing a return from a lower-body injury, Raanta improved to 10-1-3 while bouncing back from one of his worst performances. He allowed two late goals in Chicagos 6-5 shootout loss at St. Louis on Saturday. Saad netted the only goal in this one in the rst period. Chicago, which leads the NHL with 158 goals, played its lowest-scoring game since a 2-1 shootout win at Dallas on Nov. 29. Los Angeles Martin Jones made 29 saves in his second straight loss after beginning his career with eight consecutive wins, tying the NHL record. Predators 6, Red Wings 4: In Nashville, Tenn., Colin Wilson had two goals and an assist, and Mike Fisher scored a goal and helped set up two others in Nashvilles win. Craig Smith, Nick Spaling and Roman Josi also scored. Senators 3, Capitals 1: In Ottawa, Ontario, Kyle Turris goal helped Ottawa beat Washington and earn its first winning streak in 51 days. The Senators have won three straight at home for the first time this season. Around the league: The Calgary Flames acquired forward Kevin Westgarth from the Carolina Hurricanes on Monday for minor league forward Greg Nemisz. The 2015 NHL Winter Classic will likely be held at Nationals Park in Washington, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. NHL ROUNDUPKings decked by Hawks, lose third straightAP PHOTOChicago defenseman Brent Seabrook and Los Angeles left wing Kyle Cliord battle for a loose puck. BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS sI :J' '-'K. its .o> :y/_%


Page 6 SP The Sun /Tuesday, December 31, 2013 AMANDA CARROlympic BMX hopeful After finishing fifth in the qualifying for the U.S. BMX team for the London Games in 2012, Amanda Carr changed international allegiences, opting to wear the colors of her mothers native Thailand. But there was more unexpected change in Carrs quest for the Olympics this year. Longtime coach Greg Romero walked out on Carr, forcing her into a little self-examination. I laughed I didnt know what else to do, Carr said. You cant complain about it. I just laughed at it. Then I kept moving forward. That paid off when Carr finished third in September at a World Cup race in Chula Vista, Calif., at the U.S. Olympic BMX training facility her best World Cup finish. To go back a year later after switching my nationality and getting on the box (podium) for the first time, she said, it couldnt have been a sweeter place to do it.SOPHIE CATTERMOLE200-yard individual medley state champion For a first-time state champion, Sophie Cattermole didnt have the reaction you might expect. After touching the wall in her 200 IM final, she turned around and stared at her time on the scoreboard of the Sailfish Splashpark Aquatic Athletics Center in Stuart: 2 minutes, 0.39 seconds. Which prompted a tiny bit of disappointment at not breaking two minutes as she had wanted. I looked at the clock and I didnt see 1:59-whatever and I was really sad, but Im glad I won, Cattermole said. Once I got to the warm down pool, I realized I won and I was like, Yay. This is amazing. I never won anything really at a huge meet, so this is amazing. Cattermole finished second in the 100 freestyle. She earned all-American status in both events. The state title came one year after she had finished second in both events as a sophomore.JULIA FOWLIEState champion pole vaulter It wasnt just Julia Fowlie pole vaulting 11 feet that was amazing she had been doing that for much of the track and field season, sometimes when the rest of the field was long gone. It was doing it to win a state championship in Jacksonville and in the toughest conditions Charlottes junior vaulter had seen all season. (Conditions) were horrible, Fowlie said. Pouring rain, windy. Pretty windy. Cold or maybe just cold because I was sick. No bowl of cherries was last springs Class 3A state meet. It was a situation where the only reason she was still out there was there was no lightning in the area, Charlotte track co-coach Jerry Voss said. It was miserable to watch. Fowlie deadlocked with Pine Forests Christina Wiggins for first place at 11 feet even. Eventually, meet officials relented and awarded both athletes first-place medals.CHARLOTTE STONE CRABSIf at first you dont succeed ... Perhaps fitting for a team that didnt start clicking until a month into the season, the Charlotte Stone Crabs needed extra innings to advance to the Florida State League championship series, finishing off the Fort Myers Miracle 2-1 in 10 innings to sweep the South Division playoffs. The Stone Crabs received eight shutout innings from Dylan Floro and a little luck from a bit of wildness, scoring their two runs in the 10th on a wild pitch and a passed ball. They made some mistakes and we capitalized, Charlotte manager Brady Williams said. In a game like this, youll take them any way you can. The Stone Crabs started the season 8-22, but came around. They finished 10 games behind Fort Myers for the season, but were at their best at the end with players such as outfielder Willie Argo and Alejandro Segovia playing big roles.LEMON BAY GIRLS 3,200-METER RELAYOh, my, Mantas! We could have given the nod to the Mantas girls track team, but the entire team that Lemon Bay took to the state meet last spring could be found in the 4x800 relay. Sophomore Nicole Mis struggled with injuries for much of the season, but she made for a formidable duo with freshman Abby Weinfeld when healthy. Together with junior Sydni Ogilvie and sophomore Haley Blem, the four distance standouts combined to finish sixth as a team at the state meet. The quartet broke the schools 3,200 relay record and placed fourth in the state. But they also had individual state success Mis took second (1,600) and fourth (800), Weinfeld placed third (1,600) and sixth (3,200) and newcomer Blem finished ninth (800). The letdown came when Mis stepped away from running in the fall to concentrate on academics, so last spring might have been the last weve seen of this group in its entirety.NORTH PORT BOYS TRACKWith a little help from their foes North Port coach Tony Miller stood in the Leto High School stands, rooting on district rival Sarasota-Riverview in the final event of the Region 4A-2 meet. Unusual? Sure. But there was a bit of history at stake as the Bobcats needed Riverview to finish ahead of Newsome in the 1,600-meter relay to preserve its lead at the regional meet. They got it, edging Newsome 72-70 to win North Ports first regional championship in any sport. This is big, Miller said. I think a lot of people know now where North Port High School is. Senior RoDerick Spears swept to wins in the two hurdles events and Bobcat high jumpers Ibsen Marcial and Luke Hogue finished one-two in the event to help spur the team on. Spears went on to pick up a pair of fifth-place finishes at the state track meet, his best finish at the meet.FGCU mens basketballStraight to the Sweet 16 Florida Gulf Coast made southwest Florida proud with not one, but two surprise wins in the NCAA tournament. After winning the Atlantic Sun tourna ment to earn the first Division I NCAA tournament trip in school history, the Eagles beat second-seeded Georgetown 78-68 in their first tournament game, becoming the seventh 15-seed to pull off an upset. Two days later, they beat No. 7 San Diego State 81-71 to become the first 15-seed to advance to the Sweet 16. FGCU, which joined Division I in the summer of 2011, earned the attention of the nation not only by winning games, but also by doing so with an exciting brand of basketball that earned the team the Dunk City nickname. In July, the team celebrated its accomplishment with a trip to the ESPYs, where it won the award for best upset.Mother NatureShe had a winning season In a year full of rain and lightning, weather ravaged the second week of the high school football season. In the first year of schools using the new lightning detection system, five area teams were kept in the locker room all night on Friday, Sept. 6. All three Charlotte County high schools had home football games cancelled, while DeSoto County and North Port both had road games lightning-ed out. It was the epitome of a frustrating fall season for coaches and athletes where lightning, and heeding the warnings of the new detection system, brought premature ends to many practices and events. It was the only night, however, that football games were not played.Davids debutFrom Pirate to Diamondback Former Port Charlotte High School pitcher David Holmberg, a 2009 graduate, made his major league debut with Arizona on Aug. 27 in Arizona. The 22-year-old allowed three runs on six hits in 3 innings the Diamondbacks won in what would be his only appearance of the season. Holmberg was traded to Cincinnati during the offseason in a move that also involved the Rays, which got catcher Ryan Hanigan and pitcher Heath Bell. Its the second time Holmberg has been traded in his career he was originally drafted by the Chicago White Sox.Sharks setbackImagine sports struggle Imagine School athletic programs took a step back when football coach Jeppe Bennetsen was relieved of his duties on Oct. 1. Many players left the team, including star running back Elijah Mack, who transferred to Charlotte. The lack of players caused the Sharks to forfeit three of their last four games, putting a damper on the its first varsity season. The fallout of Bennetsens firing trickled down to other sports as well. Boys basketball coach John Flynn resigned and returned to an assistant role at Venice, and athletic director Rudi Banuelos announced a few weeks later that the school would be leaving the district in boys basketball to play as an independent.The summer of CobbFrom concussion to comeback One-time Charlotte Stone Crabs and current Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Alex Cobb was the talk of the baseball world this past summer after suffering a freak injury in a game against the Kansas City Royals. Cobb was hit in the side of the head by a line drive off Eric Hosmers bat, a scary-looking injury that gave Cobb a concussion. It was the second time a pitcher took a line drive to the head last season (Blue Jays J.A. Happ was the first), stirring up discussion about pitchers wearing helmets. Cobb made rehab starts with the Stone Crabs before making a triumphant return with the Rays, finishing the season 11-3 with a 2.76 ERA and pitching 6scoreless innings in the teams 4-0 victory in the American League Wild Card game. M OSTMaking the2013ofSUN FILE PHOTO BY KATHERINE GODINA Charlotte High Schools Julia Fowlie competes in the pole vault at the Region 3A-3 meet in Punta Gorda last season. Fowlie won a state title in the event, clearing 11 feet in challenging conditions and while under the weather. In looking back on 2013 from the preps to the pros, Sun Sports has chosen the most of what made the past year one to remember. Here are the people, moments and teams that impacted the Southwest Florida sports scene.MOST INTERESTING PEOPLEJORDAN INGMANPort Charlotte football coach After Port Charlotte had defeated Bishop Verot in the new coach Jordan Ingmans first spring football game two springs ago, the young coach was a tough man to spot in the crowd babyfaced and 5-foot-9 among the mass of players in uniforms and pads. He sort of blends in, one assistant coach quipped. A little more than four months earlier, Port Charlotte had made the bold move of hiring Ingman (then 22) to take over the football program. If Ingman blended in before, the Pirates stood out in 2013 as Ingman had the team buying into his system and his up-tempo practices. The result was Port Charlottes most successful football season in school history: The Pirates finished the season with a school-best 10-2 record and its first district championship, first playoff win, second straight regular season victory over rival Charlotte and advancing to the regional final.BRADY WILLIAMSStone Crabs manager When youre a young baseball manager and all youve done lately is to exceed expectations, your bosses are likely to ask you to merely keep on keepin on. First-year Charlotte Stone Crabs manager Brady Williams arrived in Port Charlotte after guiding the Midwest Leagues Bowling Green Hot Rods to an 80-60 record and a second-half title in 2012. With a handful of his those Bowling Green players following him to Charlotte Sports Park, similar results were expected. Charlotte stumbled out of the gate. But Williams guided the Stone Crabs to a 38-27 second-half mark, capturing the South Divisions second-half crown. This was the most gratifying season I have been a part of, Williams said. At 8-22, you are looking at yourself and asking am I really that good? The tenacity of these guys to grind it out and work hard ... it paid off for them in the second half.NORTH PORT GIRLS CROSS COUNTRYThey were not merely freshmen Freshman Maddison Krstec led a North Port charge at the Region 4A-2 meet, surging to a second-place finish and boosting the Bobcats to a second-place team finish and a ticket to the state meet. Not content with regional glory, the Bobcats placed fifth at state. Pretty good for a team that featured four freshman, but that offered a hint of what could still be ahead. The success the Bobcats only had one senior: Shannon Collins was a far cry from the previous season. We only had five girls last year, Bobcats coach Jim Simpson said. We couldnt even qualify as a team. So I really didnt know what to expect this season. But right from the start, all the girls clicked. They took things into their own hands and decided to make this season special.PORT CHARLOTTE FOOTBALLPirate pride Port Charlotte checked off a lot of boxes in authoring perhaps the first great football team in its history, including its first district title and first playoff win. For that matter, its first two playoff wins. The Pirates dominated their first four weeks against teams (Lemon Bay, Mariner, Lehigh, Lely) who had won a combined one game to that point. Some looked at the schedule and waited for Port Charlotte to wilt. It didnt happen. The Pirates throttled district contender Fort Myers 43-18 at Pirates Cove on Oct. 4, spurred by a 95-yard kickoff return for a score by Anthony Stephens. They won 33-28 at Charlotte, getting a late fourth-quarter drive capped by a Martin Luther touchdown run and an interception by Jake Hobbs to seal it. Then they won their first two playoff games, including a 35-0 stunner against Melbourne. By then, the early season slate was long forgotten. MOST MEMORABLE MOMENTS MOST COMPELLING TEAMSSUN PHOTO BY TOM ONEILLPort Charlotte High Schools Jake Hobbs rallies the crowd before the Pirates 33-28 win against Charlotte this season. Port Charlotte enjoyed its rst district title and rst playo win. 4.....................................................................................................................................................................................................C rye


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