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Monday | November 19, 2018

Man killed Surrendering animals:
in weekend A pet owner’s last resort
hit-and-run Shelters, veterinarians grapple with growing trend of animal drop-offs
on Hwy 373 By Slim Smith

t was a typical busy Wednesday
Authorities say suspect at Best Friends Animal Hospital,
which is probably why the veteri-
still at large nary staff was unaware of what was
happening in its parking lot on High-
Dispatch Staff Report way 45 in Columbus.
About 10:30 that morning, a woman
Authorities are still looking for pulled into the parking lot close to the
a suspect in a Saturday hit-and-run building’s south wall and tied a dog
that claimed the life of a pedestri- up to a metal bracket on the building.
an. When the dog pulled free and jumped
Dewilliam Zerrell Binion, 18, back into the car, the woman circled
was killed after a vehicle hit him the parking lot, stopped and again tied
on Highway 373, north of Noblin the dog to the bracket before leaving.
Road, at about 8:14 p.m., according The dog’s expandable leash allowed
to a Mississippi Highway Patrol him to wander up to the highway,
press release. where a customer at the bank next
Sgt. Derrick Beckom, with door saw the dog standing on High-
MHP public affairs, said Binion’s way 45, rushed to pull the dog off the
was found in the ditch beside the road and took him inside the animal
northbound lane. hospital.
“We don’t know if he was try- “I just couldn’t believe it,” said
ing to cross the road or what hap- Best Friends veterinarian Dr. Lindsey
pened,” Beckom said. “No one has Pierce. “For someone to do that, it’s
come forward with any informa- just unacceptable. That’s just not what
tion.” you do.”
Binion was pronounced dead af- It is also against the law, accord-
ter he was taken to Baptist Memori- ing to Columbus Police Chief Fred
al Hospital-Golden Triangle. Shelton.
“That would come under Section Slim Smith/Dispatch Staff
MHP has not identified the ve- Dr. Lindsey Pierce of Best Friends Animal Hospital hopes to find a
hicle or suspect involved, but the 97-4-2 in the state code,” Shelton said.
home for this Rottweiler mix, who was abandoned at the facility’s
press release indicated the vehicle “That section covers neglected or hospital Wednesday. Pierce said veterinary offices are ill-equipped to
abandoned animals.” serve as shelters for unwanted pets. Animal shelters, humane soci-
has damage to the front right.
It’s a misdemeanor offense, punish- eties and rescue groups are the better choices for those who can no
Authorities are asking any-
one with information to call the See Animal drop-offs, 3A longer care for their pets.
Starkville MHP office at 662-323-

Caledonia High LCSD Career Tech students do mock
School junior
Autumn Bingham
interviews with Ra-
interviews with real employers
chel Milstead and
Bobbi Vaughn at
Experience helped The Caledonia High School junior,
along with more than 250 Lowndes
the Career Techni-
cal Center Thurs- students practice needed County School District students, prac-
ticed interviewing skills Thursday
day afternoon.
Bingham, along soft skills for landing jobs morning. Nearly 30 local business men
with more the 250 and women volunteered to boost stu-
Lowndes County dents’ real-life skills at the LCSD Career
School District stu- and Technical Center.
dents, practiced
When Thomas Harper, 16, pre- “It’s a little nerve-wracking, but I’m
for real-world expe- pared for school Thursday morning, he sure everyone is when they interview,”
rience. dressed in a blue blazer ready for his Harper said. “Sometimes you know an
Mary Pollitz/Dispatch Staff first interview. See LCSD, 6A

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2A Monday, November 19, 2018 The Dispatch •

Say What?
Did you hear? “That’s John. That’s what he does. He knows what every-
body’s doing on every single play, no matter what position.”
‘Fantastic Beasts’ flies Mississippi State’s C.J. Morgan, talking about Johnathan
Abram, who had a career-high 12 tackles Saturday in a 52-6

to top of weekend box office victory against Arkansas. Story, 1B.

Will Kelly stay or won’t he?
AP Entertainment Writer Estimated ticket
sales for Friday
“Fantastic Beasts: The through Sunday
Crimes of Grindelwald”
crawled, slithered and flew
its way to the top of the
1. “Fantastic Beasts: The
Crimes of Grindelwald,”
$62.2 million ($191 million
Trump praises, criticizes aide
weekend box office with international).
a $62.2 million opening 2. “Dr Seuss’ The Grinch,”
$38.1 million ($9.4 million
President is happy with his Cabinet but thinking his hard-line immigration policies
and enforcing border security.
in the U.S. and Canada,
according to studio esti-
3. “Bohemian Rhapsody,”
about changing ‘three or four or five positions’ The list of potential replace-
ments for Nielsen includes a career
mates Sunday. $15.7 million ($45.5 million
The latest offering from
By JONATHAN LEMIRE where it’s just not his strength. It’s lawman, two military officers and
international). The Associated Press
the Harry Potter mul- not his fault. It’s not his strength,” former acting U.S. Immigration and
4. “Instant Family,” $14.7
tiverse fell short of the million. said Trump, who added that Kelly Customs Enforcement head. But
WA S H I N G T O N himself might want to depart. her eventual replacement will find
opening of the first film in 5. “Widows,” $12.3 million — President Donald
the Warner Bros. series, ($2.8 million international). Asked whether he would keep there’s no getting around the immi-
Trump isn’t commit-
2016’s “Fantastic Beasts 6. “The Nutcracker and Kelly in his post through 2020, gration laws and court challenges
ting to a previous
and Where to Find Them,” the Four Realms,” $4.7 the president offered only that “it that have thwarted the president’s
million ($6.7 million interna- pledge to keep chief
which debuted with $74 of staff John Kelly for could happen.” Trump had earlier agenda at every turn — even if
million in a similar Novem- the remainder of his pledged publicly that Kelly would there’s better personal chemistry.
7. “A Star Is Born,” $4.3
ber release and went on million ($5.5 million interna- term, part of wide- remain through his first term in of- Trump also discussed the re-
to earn $234 million in the tional). spread speculation Kelly fice, though many in the West Wing moval of Mira Ricardel, a deputy na-
U.S. and Canada. 8. “Overlord,” $3.8 million about staffing chang- were skeptical. tional security adviser who is being
But all the Harry Pot- ($2.6 million international). es that could soon sweep through Trump said he was happy with moved to another position in the
ter films have had a broad 9. “The Girl in the Spi- his administration. his Cabinet but was thinking about administration after clashes with
international reach, and der’s Web,” $2.5 million changing “three or four or five po- the East Wing culminated in an
Trump, in a wide-ranging in-
($2.8 million international).
“Fantastic Beasts” had a terview that aired on “Fox News sitions.” One of them is Homeland extraordinary statement from first
10. “Burn The Stage: The
hearty worldwide week- Sunday,” praised Kelly’s work ethic Security chief Kirstjen Nielsen, lady Melania Trump that called for
Movie,” $2.3 million ($5.2
end gross, bringing in million international). and much of what he brings to the whose departure is now considered her removal. The president said Ri-
$191 million internation- position but added, “There are cer- inevitable. Trump said in the inter- cardel was “not too diplomatic, but
ally for a total of $253 mil- tain things that I don’t like that he view that he could keep her on, but she’s talented” and downplayed the
lion, according to the stu- tally to $126 million for
does.” he made clear that he wished she idea that his wife was calling the
dio’s estimates. Universal Pictures after “There are a couple of things would be tougher in implementing shots in the White House.
“Clearly it’s a huge phe- two weekends. It took in
nomenon globally,” said $9.4 million more interna-
Jeff Goldstein, president tionally.
of domestic distribution “Bohemian Rhapsody,”
for Warner Bros. 20th Century Fox’s Fred-
Last week’s top film,
“Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch,”
was second with $38.1 mil-
die Mercury biopic, is still
rocking, taking third place
with $15.7 million for a to-
Migrants won’t see armed US soldiers on border
lion, bringing its domestic tal of $127 million.
U.S. military troops prohibited from Tijuana protesters chant ‘Out!’
CONTACTING THE DISPATCH carrying out law enforcement duties at migrants camped in city
By JULIE WATSON hitching rides for the past The Associated Press
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Still, for many mi-
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cranes installing towering He watched as crews on
Report a news tip? or anniversary announce- the U.S. side placed coils of migrants could soon swell to 10,000.
n 662-328-2471 ment? panels of metal bars and On Sunday, displeased Tijuana residents waved
troops wrapping concer- of barbed wire on top.
n n Download forms at www. Mexican flags, sang the Mexican national anthem
tina wire around barriers A border patrol agent and chanted “Out! Out!” in front of a statue of the Az-
while military helicopters wearing camouflage and
armed with an assault tec ruler Cuauhtemoc, 1 mile from the U.S. border.
Physical address: 516 Main St., Columbus, MS 39701 fly overhead, carrying They accused the migrants of being messy, ungrate-
border patrol agents to rifle — part of a tactical
ful and a danger to Tijuana. They also complained
Mailing address: P.O. Box 511, Columbus, MS 39703-0511 and from locations along unit deployed when there
about how the caravan forced its way into Mexico,
the U.S.-Mexico border. is a heightened threat —
Starkville Office: 101 S. Lafayette St. #16, Starkville, MS 39759 calling it an “invasion.” And they voiced worries that
That’s because U.S. walked in the sand below
their taxes might be spent to care for the group.
military troops are pro- where the men worked. A
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Trump says report on Khashoggi’s death coming
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said Saturday that his ad-
ministration will release a
conundrum for the pres- prince ordered killing of journalist
ident: How to admonish
Riyadh for the killing yet crown prince had “abso- in the death, there contin-
FIVE-DAY FORECAST FOR THE GOLDEN TRIANGLE maintain strong ties with lutely” nothing to do with ue to be questions about
a close ally in the Middle it. what role he played.
East. American intelligence “The United States gov-
“We’ll be having a very agencies have conclud- ernment is determined to
TONIGHT TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY full report over the next ed that the crown prince hold all those responsible
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Trump jumps in to offer aid to Pelosi’s speaker bid
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Under the Capitol Dome
Espy seeks women’s
Analysis: Lawmakers must support; Trump to
decide on public defense overhaul rally for Hyde Smith
Before Public Defender Task Force was dissolved Those who want changes in the
system say lawmakers and citizens
it issued a report proposing a major overhaul should care, because the state is ‘This race is not about identity
shirking its duty to provide lawyers
of the current piecemeal system of public defense to those facing jail time. They warn politics, it’s about conservative
that other counties could be sued
By JEFF AMY overhaul of the current piecemeal for the failure, in the same way that versus liberal’
The Associated Press system of public defense. Leake, Neshoba, Newton and Scott Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith
Right now, each county makes its counties were. Advocates also say spokeswoman Melissa Scallan
JACKSON — Mississippi’s Pub- own decisions about public defend- that better public defenders could
lic Defender Task Force is gone. By JEFF AMY
ers. Some, like Hinds, Washington speed cases toward a conclusion,
How the Legislature reacts next The Associated Press
and Pearl River, have a full-time meaning unrepresented people who
year to the task force’s final report can’t pay bail wouldn’t sit in jail for
public defender’s office. Others hire JACKSON — For Mike Espy, a high-profile
will determine whether it’s forgot- months or even years. That would
one or more lawyers on contract, woman helped Espy make the argument Saturday
ten. cut jail costs for county taxpayers.
usually on a part-time basis. Yet oth- that the Democratic man would be a better choice
The group conducted an ex- Under the draft legislation
tensive study of how Mississippi ers still appoint lawyers for individ- in Mississippi’s U.S. Senate runoff for the state’s
ual cases. Statewide, part-time con- presented by the task force, a
provides lawyers to criminal defen- nine-member Public Defender women.
dants who can’t afford their own, tract lawyers dominate. Because But the Republican woman in the race, Cindy
Oversight Council would be cre-
detailing a rickety county-by-coun- they get a set amount no matter Hyde-Smith, will get support from the party’s
ated. The council, in turn, would
ty system where low pay may in- how much time they spend on an in- highest-profile figure — President Donald Trump
set standards for public defender
centivize public defenders in many dividual case, contract lawyers have caseloads and other matters and — as she makes her closing argument before the
counties to skimp on work, at the incentives to spend as little time as take over public defender training. Nov. 27 election.
same time that defenders may fear possible on indigent cases to max- The state public defender would The two are vying for the final two years of a
fighting hard for their clients be- imize income from private clients. still be appointed by the governor, six-year term.
cause that might upset judges who A report by the Sixth Amend- but would report to the council, and It’s a race that has grown more heated in the
appoint them. ment Center also found that public would be responsible for naming a last week as video emerged of Hyde-Smith prais-
The Legislature last year didn’t defenders in many of the 10 coun- district public defender in each judi- ing a supporter by saying: “If he invited me to a
extend the life of the group, mean- ties it examined were carrying too cial circuit based on recommenda- public hanging, I’d be on the front row.” Hyde-
ing it dissolved on June 30. But many cases, compared to national tions from a local committee. Those Smith said that was “an exaggerated expression of
before the task force passed out of standards. The center argues for district defenders, in turn, could regard.” She has counterattacked against Espy by
existence after three years of work, improved public defense nation- hire assistants, who would be fund- pointing out that he lobbied for a later-deposed Af-
it issued a report proposing a major wide. ed by counties. rican leader who’s now on trial for crimes against
U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, a California Dem-
ocrat and potential 2020 presidential candidate,
came to Jackson to back Espy in front of more than
Around the state 100 Democratic women at a morning breakfast.
Lucas and four other cluded personal hygiene event hall called Bee “Racism, anti-semitism, sexism, homophobia,
Man ordered to repay men have pleaded guilty products, food, motor oil Cee’s. these issues are real in this country,” Harris told
more than $200,000 in to roles in a conspiracy and antifreeze. Police are not identify- the group. Let’s speak those truths to we can deal
theft from trucks to steal trailers at truck ing the person who died. with that. Let’s have leaders who are willing to do
that like Mike Espy.”
nessee man has been
stops in Mississippi, Ten-
nessee and other states.
Police say a shooting They say one un-
Espy argued he was a better choice because
at a party left 1 dead named person has been
ordered to pay nearly WTVA-TV reports that detained, but it’s unclear of his support for expanded health care coverage,
$218,000 to cover the among locations where and 3 injured if the person has been gender equity, reducing student debt, and protect-
cost of merchandise he trailers were stolen in CLARKSDALE — Po- formally charged. ing insurance availability for people with pre-ex-
and four other stole from Mississippi included Ful- lice are investigating a isting health conditions.
If the shooting is ruled
commercial trucks. ton, Oakland, Hickory shooting at a Mississippi “Not every woman is for women,” he said, draw-
a murder, it would be the
U.S. District Judge Flat, Baldwyn and Okolo- Delta party that left one ing a contrast with Hyde-Smith, the first woman to
12th this year in the city
Michael Mills sentenced na. person dead and three ever represent Mississippi in Congress.
of 18,000 people.
31-year-old Bryan Lu- The merchandise was injured.
cas earlier this month to driven to a warehouse in Clarksdale police
three years of probation, Nashville and unloaded tell WHBQ-TV that
plus the payment of resti- before being transported the shooting happened
tution to truck lines and to Michigan. around 1:20 a.m. Satur-
insurers. The items taken in- day at a restaurant and

Animal drop-offs
Continued from Page 1A
able by a $100 fine and up to 10 days in for medical or behavioral issues.”
county jail. Wells said she believes some owners
In the days since the dog’s arriv- are afraid to surrender their animals for
al, Pierce and her staff have come to fear of the reaction.
believe the dog was dropped off by “That’s unfortunate,” she said.
the dog’s owner rather than someone “When it gets to this point, surrender-
who simply discovered the animal and ing the animal is the only right thing
brought to their facility. to do. For us, it allows us to know the
“He has obviously been taken care animal’s medical and behavioral back-
of,” Pierce said. “He seemed to be well- ground. So surrendering really makes
fed and there wasn’t a flea or a tick on adopting out that animal easier.”
him. When we watched the surveillance Although humane societies are not
tape, it was pretty obvious he knew the “no-kill” facilities, Wells said the major-
owner, just by the way he was acting. ity of pets turned in do find homes, with
I have no idea why she would do this. an adoption rate of 97 percent.
He’s a sweet dog.” “No matter how you look at it, the
best chance for survival is to bring them
What to do? in,” she said.
There are times when pet owners
find themselves incapable of continuing
to care for their pet, which leads to an
Looking for a happy ending
Pierce said Wednesday was “about
obvious question: What do you do? the third time” someone has dropped
That is a situation Christy Wells, di- off a pet at Best Friends. Whatever their
rector of the Oktibbeha County Humane intentions, it’s the wrong thing to do.
Society, frequently encounters.
“We just aren’t equipped to be a shel-
“At any time, we’ll have anywhere
ter,” Pierce said.
from 150 to 200 dogs and cats that are
As for the dog that was dropped off
brought in to us,” Wells said. “Some
Wednesday, Pierce and her staff have
of them will be brought in by the city
been busy trying to find the dog a home.
or county animal control people, but
“By Tuesday, every spot we have is
the majority are either brought in by
going to be filled, so we really need to
citizens or by the owners.”
In the case of the dogs that arrive at find him a good home,” Pierce said.
the Humane Society, almost all of them Best Friends staff calls the dog Tyler
were formerly someone’s pet. and he’s become a sweet, if temporary,
“For a lot of dog-owners, we’re sort of addition to the hospital — 82 pounds of
their last resort,” Wells said. “Usually, puppy enthusiasm.
the dogs have been taken care of, so it’s “He’s such a good dog,” noted Pierce,
not really a matter of the owner just not who said Tyler is a Rottweiler mix, prob-
wanting them anymore. For whatever ably between 1 and 2 years old. “He’s
reason, they realize they can’t take playful and sweet. I think he would be a
care of the pet anymore and want to do great pet for someone.”
what’s right. Most of the time, they tell Since his arrival, Tyler has tested
us that they’ve tried to re-home the dog heart-worm negative, has been vaccinat-
or cat before coming to us.” ed and started on heart-worm preventa-
Under state law, humane societies, tive medication. Pierce said if someone
shelters and rescue groups must keep wants to adopt him, she’ll neuter him
the animal for five days before putting it for no charge and provide four 1-hour
up for adoption. training sessions, also at no cost.
“That gives us time to check it out, Anyone interested in adopting Tyler
medically,” Wells said. “It also gives us should call Best Friends at (662) 798-
time to see if there are any behavioral 0878.
issues that we need to know about. Most “I really hope someone out there will
of the time, the animal is eligible to be call,” Pierce said. “He’s a sweet boy.
adopted, although there are situations This was a bad story that needs a happy
where a dog just can’t be adopted, either ending.”
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The way it was
“The look he shot Sam’s brother, Bob-
her was incredulous by, was five years
in the extreme. ‘You older than Sam.
have a filing system Bobby had a paper
for your shoes?’” route. It was a cold,
from “Guarding rainy day and time
Suzannah,” by for Bobby to collect
Norah Wilson. his paper money.
Sam was probably
“Give a girl the 10 years old at the
right shoe and she time. They called
can conquer the on a lady who asked
world.” Shannon Bardwell them to step inside
Marilyn Monroe where it was warm
while she collected
Over coffee one morning her purse. Sam was left stand-
Sam and I were discussing ing on the heated floor grate
shoes; maybe I was more dis- like houses had back then.
cussing and he was listening. Bobby got his money and
I expressed my concern there the boys started to leave, only
were so few shoe stores. Sam couldn’t move. His shoes
“Remember when you had had melted to the grate. Bobby
stand-alone shoe stores as pulled Sam toward the door,
well as department stores with detaching him from the grate.
shoes?” I asked. “Remember Sam says it turned out to be a
when you walked into the shoe good thing because the plastic
department, someone waited shoes his mother bought at
on you while you perused the Gibson’s Store had no tread
shoe displays? Then the sales- and afterwards, they had tread.
clerk sat you down, measured When I was young, we had shoe shopping venture there nice and eventually I received a pair of socks to a car on the
your foot, disappeared behind play shoes and Sunday shoes. were two people working the my shoe. My friend said, “Why internet.
a curtain, and came back with In high school I had one pair of cash registers. There were 20 not just order them on the in- I guess the bright side is if
the mate to your selection?” Bass Weejuns and refused to people in line waiting to buy ternet? You can always return we spend less time waiting in
“Actually, I’ve never known give them up, even when they shoes. I stepped up to ask for them.” line, we can spend more time
anyone with as many shoes as were worn out. An internet the mate to my shoe selection; It saddens me a little — the lingering over a cup of coffee,
you have. And I have never had search reveals you can still buy the saleslady said I’d have to world is changing and in so remembering and laughing
as many shoes as I now have,” Weejuns. wait for the 20 people to pay. many ways we are less person- again and again at our old
he said. I do like shoes, especially My lip actually quivered. I al. I can check my own grocer- stories.
Then Sam proceeded to tell comfortable shoes. It’s just couldn’t get the shoe myself ies, send them to the house, Email reaches Shannon
me his shoe story, a story that sometimes I miss the ways and there was no one to help or pick them up in the parking Bardwell of Columbus at msdel-
I never-ever tire of hearing. things used to be. My last me. The salesladies were very lot. I can order anything from

Cartoonist view

Mississippi Voices

War on drugs taking too much collateral damage
Two more states is mounting a grass- of reform. In contrast, other developed The Portuguese experiment
voted to legalize roots campaign The current system is countries spend far more on has been successful, yet few
marijuana in the based on her per- broken, causing a permanent rehabilitation, which dramat- countries have followed its
recent mid-term sonal convictions. underclass of broken, dysfunc- ically lowers the amount of lead. Other countries such
elections. Ten states “Drug addiction tional human beings. This is money spent on incarceration. as the Netherlands have long
now allow recre- is a disease and no way for a Christian state to Rehabilitation is far less expen- decriminalized drugs yet have
ational marijuana. imprisonment is act. Christ said what you do to sive and far more humane. comparatively lower than aver-
Thirty states allow the wrong prescrip- a prisoner, you do to him. The book, which is very well age drug use.
medical marijuana. tion,” she says. It’s It would be one thing if we written, exhaustively docu- With marijuana legalization,
The latest polls as simple as that. had a functional, modern pris- ments the history of the war we are now seeing data within
show 66 percent of Her crusade on system which truly lived up on drugs and how this war has our borders. Opioid overdose
American adults springs from being to the “corrections” part of its reverberated throughout all deaths are down 25 percent
now favor legaliza- Wyatt Emmerich a foster parent. As a name. But in Mississippi, our levels of our society. The book in Colorado and other legal
tion. Canada has Christian conserva- prisons are run by the Gang- also illustrates the dramatic states, saving thousands of
legalized recreational marijua- tive, she wanted to help babies ster Disciples and Vice Lords. success of countries that have lives. Alcohol sales are down
na nationwide. Efforts are well who were victims of their par- A prison sentence is a sentence turned from punishment to and teenage pot smoking has
underway to legalize marijuana ents’ drug abuse. At the time, to be beaten and raped. rehabilitation. declined slightly.
on a federal level. she was a strong advocate for The book “Chasing the Portugal is a good exam- This resembles Prohibition
I always assumed it would harsh penalties for drugs. Scream” makes a fundamental ple. In 2001, the Portuguese and its repeal. The War on
be decades before Mississip- As a foster parent, she came conclusion: Drug abusers are government did something Drugs has threatened the very
pi legalized marijuana, but a to know many of the mothers broken souls turning to drugs that the United States would fabric of our society giving rise
recent gathering of 60 commu- of the foster children. She to escape pain in their lives. find entirely alien. After many to vicious gangs and corrup-
nity leaders at Scrooge’s last watched these mothers drug They need non-judgmental years of waging a fierce war tion. Easily bought street
Friday night made me second tested after giving birth and rehabilitation and nurturing to on drugs, it decided to flip its drugs are mixed with who-
guess this assumption. then hauled off to jail for years, bring them back as functional strategy entirely: It decriminal- knows-what chemicals causing
My wife Ginny was going separated from their babies. members of society. By send- ized them all. thousands of deaths.
and she asked me along. It She came to realize this was ing them to prison for their If someone is found in the Can Christina Dent make
was an informal gathering to causing far more harm than disease, we are taking fragile possession of less than a 10- a difference? Dent is optimis-
discuss a popular book on the good. It was horrible for both human beings and breaking day supply of anything from tic. If we can change people’s
drug wars titled, “Chasing the the mother and the baby. It de- them to pieces. After that, marijuana to heroin, he or she attitudes, the legislature will
Scream.” stroyed entire families causing they will forever be a liability is sent to a three-person Com- follow. In this age of better
The gathering was orga- huge grief. There had to be a to society, costing us a huge mission for the Dissuasion of communication, public policy
nized by Christina Dent, a better way. amount of money and causing Drug Addiction, typically made should experience the same
charismatic young woman who Christina Dent is not alone. more crime. up of a lawyer, a doctor and a exponential rate of progress
neither smokes, drinks or uses In fact, dozens of Mississip- This is why the United social worker. The commission as technology. Every one of us
drugs. Raised in Jackson, she pi judges and prosecutors States has 15 times more pris- recommends treatment or knows an addict who suffers
was home schooled and then operating on the front lines oners per capita than the rest a minor fine; otherwise, the from the horrible disease of
received a degree at Belhaven. have seen the fallout from our of the world. This is why we person is sent off without any addiction. Prison isn’t the right
I recalled that Dent had war on drugs. These judges have a permanent underclass. penalty. A vast majority of the prescription for these tortured
written a column in the Sun have taken the initiative to set This is why we have persistent- time, there is no penalty. souls.
and the Clarion-Ledger calling up special drug courts where ly high crime rates. With so The government gives big Wyatt Emmerich is the editor
for an end to the jailing of drug drug abusers can get treatment much money spent on incar- tax incentives to employers and publisher of The Northside
addicts. She is on a one-wom- rather than prison time. It ceration, there is none left for who hire workers in drug treat- Sun, a weekly newspaper in
an crusade to decriminalize seems those most intimately rehabilitation. About half of all ment programs. Huge numbers Jackson. He can be reached by
drugs. She is not affiliated with familiar with our drug system prisoners in the U.S. are jailed of addicts are rehabilitated and e-mail at wyatt@northsidesun.
any organization or group. She are often the ones most in favor over drugs. reintegrated into society. com.
The Dispatch • Monday, November 19, 2018 5A

Trump sees California wildfire areas,
consoles those harmed by shooting
‘This has been a tough day when
you look at all of the death from one Searchers in wildfire step up efforts; 77 dead
place to the next’ The Associated Press killed 77 people so far, they also could
wash away telltale fragments of bone,
President Donald Trump
CHICO, Calif. — Volunteers in or turn loose, dry ash into a thick paste
The Associated Press the death from one place to white coveralls, hard hats and masks that would frustrate the search.
the next,” Trump said be- poked through ash and debris Sunday,
A team of 10 volunteers went from Bobby Miller
PARADISE, Calif. — searching for the remains of victims of Graveside Services
fore flying back to Wash- burned house to burned house Sun- with Military Honors:
President Donald Trump the devastating Northern California
ington. day in the devastated town of Paradise, Monday, Nov. 19 • 11 AM
on Saturday acknowledged wildfire before rains forecast this week Brooksville City Cemetery
Trump’s visits to areas complicate their efforts. accompanied by a cadaver dog with a
Californians suffering of Northern and Southern Memorial Gunter Peel
from twin tragedies, walk- While the predicted downpours bell on its collar that jingled in the grim Funeral Home
California in the aftermath could help tamp down blazes that have landscape. College St. Location
ing through the ashes of a
of unprecedented wildfires
mobile home and RV park
in a small northern town that have killed more than
70 people gave him what nia, we’ve never seen any- Before returning to ago, which left 12 dead in
all but destroyed by dead-
ly wildfires and privately he sought in flying coast to thing like this yet. It’s like Washington, Trump met what Trump called “a hor-
consoling people grieving coast and back in a single total devastation,” Trump briefly at an airport han- rible, horrible event.” Re-
after a mass shooting at day — a grasp of the des- said as he stood amid the gar with families and first porters and photographers
a popular college bar out- olation in the heart of Cali- ruins of Paradise, burned responders touched by the were not allowed to accom-
side Los Angeles. fornia’s killer wildfires. to the ground by a wildfire shooting at the Borderline pany the president to the
“This has been a tough “We’ve never seen any- the president called “this Bar & Grill in Thousand session, which Trump lat-
day when you look at all of thing like this in Califor- monster.” Oaks more than a week er described as emotional.

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obituaries with a photograph, Mrs. Steele was born Services is Dorothy Wilkins
detailed biographical informa- April 23, 1953, in Ben- in charge MACON — Dorothy
tion and other details families ton Harbor, Michigan, of arrange- Wiley “Dot” Wilkins Fraley,
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to the late James and ments. 99, died Nov. 19, 2018,
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Nov. 18, 2018, at the
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through Friday; no later than 4 Mississippi State Veter-
her husband, Robert children, Christina
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her residence. mie E. Wiley, 61, died Wiley, Robion Wiley,
Services will be at 1 Nov. 13, 2018, at Bap- Earnest Lang Jr., Greg-
p.m. Monday at Cleve- tist Memorial Hospi- ory Moore and Quinton
land-Moffett Funeral tal-Golden Triangle. Wiley.
Home in Amory with Services will be at 11
Chris Owensby and a.m. Tuesday at Carters’ Elvin Taylor
Danny Burks officiat- Funeral Services with COLUMBUS — El-
ing. Burial will follow at the Rev. Willie McCord vin “Big Red” Taylor,
Kirby’s Tucker Memori- officiating. Burial will 99, died Nov. 18, 2018,
al Cemetery in Moun- follow at Union Cem- at Baptist Memorial
tain Home, Arkansas. etery. Visitation will Hospital-Golden Trian-
Visitation was from be from noon-6 p.m. gle.

Why a salmonella outbreak
shouldn’t ruin your Thanksgiving
Outbreak linked to raw turkey has duce risk, such as the use
of antimicrobial rinses.
caused one death and 164 reported The rules differ for oth-
er products. For instance,
illnesses in 35 states salmonella is not allowed
in packaged foods that ar-
By CANDICE CHOI bacteria. Part of the ratio- en’t cooked to kill germs.
AP Food and Health Writer nale for allowing salmo-
NEW YORK — There’s
nella is that people don’t What about the
eat chicken medium rare,
no reason to skip Thanks- said Timothy Lytton, a
giving dinner because Since it began last year,
Georgia State University the outbreak linked to raw
of a salmonella outbreak law professor. In 1974, a
linked to raw turkey. turkey has caused one
court said that “American death and 164 reported
That’s according to housewives and cooks
health officials who’ve illnesses in 35 states. Un-
normally are not ignorant til last week, regulators
been monitoring the year- and stupid” and that they
old outbreak. But they say hadn’t been able to tie any
know how to prepare food cases to a specific product
it’s a reminder to properly so people don’t get sick.
prepare your holiday bird. or supplier. That’s even
Even though salmo- though investigators said
Cooking kills salmonella. nella is not prohibited in
The ongoing outbreak 29 unidentified slaughter-
raw meat or poultry, reg- ing and processing plants
and recall last week of
ulators check to make tested positive for the sal-
ground turkey may nev-
sure the number of sam- monella strain involved.
ertheless leave you with a
ples at processing plants The recall could be
few questions when reach-
that test positive for the confusing because fed-
ing for a plate of turkey.
bacteria is within stan- eral regulations are con-
dards. Rules are tighter tradictory. The U.S. De-
Can my turkey have for whole turkeys, and the partment of Agriculture
salmonella? industry says the chances doesn’t prohibit salmonel-
Salmonella is consid- of finding salmonella in la but can ask companies
ered widespread in poul- whole birds are “exceed- to recall products once
try, and it’s perfectly legal ingly low.” they are clearly shown to
for supermarkets to sell The turkey industry be responsible for illness-
raw turkey that has the cites steps it takes to re- es.
6A Monday, November 19, 2018 The Dispatch •

Columbus High School

Courtesy photo
From left are Columbus High School Air Force Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps members McKenna Ivers-
en-Hubbert, Marvin Andrews, Tanijah Isaac, Destinee Flowers, Destiny Hill and Rakiya Cunning. They are compet-
ing in the Junior ROTC Leadership and Academic Bowl.

CHS AFJROTC enters national The goals of the competition team answered online questions in
include, improved ACT scores, key subject areas under pressure,
academic competition increased interest in college admis- with limited time being allowed
A group of Columbus High sions, demonstrating the academic per question. Round two will be
School Air Force Junior ROTC strength of AFJROTC and boost- held in February. If the team ad-
cadets have entered competition in ing team and unit spirit. vances far enough, they may earn
the first round of the Junior ROTC The team members were a prize of an all expenses paid trip
Leadership and Academic Bowl, a selected from the cadet corps for to Washington D.C. Results of the
world-wide contest between high having the highest scores on a first round will be known in a few
school Junior ROTC units. practice round of questions. The weeks time.

■ The Dispatch’s education page appears each Monday. Submissions must come from school personnel and
include all pertinent information, including names of everyone featured in a photograph, left to right. Submissions
can be emailed to Time-sensitive submissions will have top priority and The Dispatch
will publish the rest as space permits.

Woman gets 20-year sentence for infant son’s hot car death
Prosecutors: 29-year-old Mississippi woman left tion in Harrison County.
Authorities say Barhonovich
baby in hot car during days-long drug binge was using meth and Xanax around
the time she left Kash in a vehicle
The Associated Press pleaded guilty to manslaughter in June while she was inside their
Thursday in the death of her son Jackson County home. Assistant
PASCAGOULA — Prosecutors 10-month-old Kash Barhonovich.
say a Mississippi woman was on District Attorney Angel Myers
She told the Circuit Court judge it McIlrath says in a statement Kash
a days-long drug binge when her
baby died after she left him in a was her fault, and was sentenced died over Barhonovich’s addiction.
hot car. to 20 years in prison that will run An autopsy revealed he died of
News outlets report 29-year- consecutively to a six-year sen- hyperthermia, or elevated body
old Elizabeth Marie Barhonovich tence for an auto burglary convic- temperature.

Continued from Page 1A
answer and then they ask tell they were nervous. welding, industrial main- ing through and observ-
it, and it just goes out your They need more practice tenance carpentry, culi- ing students, she said she
head.” but that’s what we’re here nary arts and engineer- could see how necessary
Harper was inter- for.” ing and robotics. it is for students to learn
viewed by a representa- Holbrook said she Aspiring kindergarten these skills.
tive from the Mississippi noticed the key area stu- teacher Autumn Bing- Not only were students
University for Women. dents needed to work on ham, 16, has been study- interviewed for mock-
Though initially nervous, was communication. ing in the teacher acad- jobs, the interviewers
he said he calmed down “Technology today, emy at CTC. During her filled out rubrics for each
and practiced for the “real the communication skills interview Thursday after- student. The students
deal.” aren’t what they used to noon, she was caught off- will receive their rubrics
“I told her that I like be,” Holbrook said. “But guard by interview ques- back with comments and
working with others, and the teachers have been tions, but she soon found grades on their resumes,
in certain situations I’m working with the students her comfort zone. appearance, skill presen-
good at working under to build their resume and “They asked for re- tations and delivery and
pressure,” Harper said. interviewing techniques, al-life experience and I language.
“And then my weakness and you could tell. They didn’t know they would do “All of the interviews
is my anxiety might kick really worked on a lot of that,” Bingham said. “But have the opportunity to
in, but I can still act.” things.” I realized if you talk about critique them,” Brownlee
Christee Holbrook, Sunny Brownlee, CTC real-life experiences, it’s said. “We’ll get the feed-
president of Graham student services coordi- actually a lot easier. I talk- back and see what we re-
Roofing, was one of the nator, helped orchestrate ed about my internship ally need to work on. (The
volunteers who inter- the mock interviews. She at teacher academy and students) did a super job
viewed students from 8 picked employers specif- how I have a big family and have really represent-
a.m.-1 p.m. ically to match the dis- so I was even able to help ed us well. This is our fu-
On Wednesday, stu- ciplines offered at CTC. teach them.” ture for our community.
dents learned the inter- Students can take classes Brownlee said the first Honestly, it just wouldn’t
viewing strategies during in health sciences, auto- mock interviews proved be possible without the
a soft skills university motive, teacher academy, successful. While walk- community support.”
program. Holbrook said
she was impressed with
the students who picked
up those tips from the day
“Mainly the firm hand-
shake and eye contact and
being prepared and you
could really just tell they
picked up on it,” Holbrook
said. “They did excellent
on that. A lot of them, this
is their first time being
interviewed, so you could
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Abram shines in move to Star
Senior has career-high 12 tackles in win vs. Arkansas in home finale
By Bret t Hudson
Game 12
n Ole Miss, 6:30 p.m. Thursday (ESPN;
STARKVILLE — Johnathan Abram’s WKBB-FM 100.9, WFCA-FM 107.9).
status in the Mississippi State football
program already was solid.
A year ago, Abram was second on the
team in tackles with 71. This season, he n MORE COLLEGE FOOTBALL: This Week’s
Poll, SEC Schedule. Page 2B
already has surpassed that mark with a
team-high 89.
But what Abram has done the last two In a 52-6 victory against Arkansas on
weeks has made him much more than a Saturday, Abram had a career-high 12
trusted safety. The senior’s move to nick- tackles in his final game at Davis Wade
el defensive back, the Star position, to Stadium. Three-and-a-half of those
replace starter Brian Cole, who suffered tackles were for a loss. Abram also had
a season-ending injury, and Jaquarius one-and-a-half sacks, two quarterback
Chris McDill/Special to The Dispatch Landrews, Cole’s replacement who also hurries, a forced fumble, and a fumble
Mississippi State’s Johnathan Abram scoops up a fumble in the first half against is hurt, has helped stabilize MSU’s sec- recovery.
Arkansas on Saturday at Davis Wade Stadium. ondary in the last two games. See MSU, 4B


Carter’s versatility
fuels MSU success
By Bret t Hudson

STARKVILLE — The Hartford men’s
basketball team had to break its trend for Tyson
The Hawks wanted a slow game when they
visited the Mississippi State
Bulldogs on Nov. 11. They were
methodical on offense and went
under ball screens on defense to
make MSU earn its opportunities
at the rim.
When Carter worked off
screen, the Hawks had to go over
the top in an attempt to keep him Carter
from shooting.
Carter earned respect for his ability to shoot
the ball in his first two seasons at MSU, but the
former Starkville High School standout is at-
Kelly Donoho/Mississippi State Athletic Media Relations
tracting more attention three games into his ju-
Senior center Teaira McCowan goes up for two of her game-high 23 points Sunday in the No. 6 Mississippi State nior season.
women’s basketball team’s 110-38 victory against Coppin State on Sunday at Humphrey Coliseum. MSU coach Ben Howland expects Carter
to be a big part of his team’s plans moving for-

ward. Carter will get his next chance at 10 p.m.
Game 4
Schaefer’s team holds Coppin State without a field goal in first quarter en route to easy win n Arizona State, 10 p.m. Monday,
at MGM Resorts Main Event, Las Vegas
By Adam Minichino
Game 5 fore a crowd of 7,320 at the Hump. (ESPNU; WKBB-FM 100.9). Andra Espinoza-Hunter and
n Furman, 2 p.m. Wednesday
Jessika Carter (16 points), Anriel

Crimson Tide finish
STARKVILLE — Championship (SEC Network +; WKBB-FM 100.9).
Howard (15), Chloe Bibby (11), and
standards never waver.
Bre’Amber Scott and Jordan Dan-
Vic Schaefer expects the same
onship game by welcoming back berry (10) also scored in double fig-
level of effort and degree of exe-
cution regardless whether it’s a
non-conference game in November
or a Southeastern Conference game
members from last season’s team
and raising the national finalist
banner to the rafters of Humphrey
ures as MSU (4-0) scored 41 points
in the first 10 minutes.
“I was really proud of how we
came out and started the game,”
strong at FT line
in February. That notion has helped Coliseum. From Special Reports
the Mississippi State women’s bas- No. 6 MSU then went out and MSU coach Vic Schaefer said. “We
ketball program earn four-straight showed it is learning how to play up have been looking at consistency. CHARLESTON, S.C. — Freshman Kira
trips to the NCAA tournament and to that standard. We wanted play well for four quar- Lewis Jr. had a season-high 24 points, and soph-
advance to the national title game Teaira McCowan had a game- ters. Really pleased at how we came omore Alex Reese had a career-high 19 points
the last two seasons. high 23 points to lead seven players out and played. We had a high ener- off the bench Sunday to lead the Alabama
On Sunday, MSU celebrated its in double figure in No. 6 MSU’s 110- gy level.” men’s basketball team to a 90-86 victory against
2018 appearance in the champi- 38 victory against Coppin State be- See STANDARD, 4B Wichita State 90-86 in the fifth-place game of
the Charleston Classic at the TD Arena on the

MSU celebrates second-straight trip to finals campus of the College of Charleston.
Lewis Jr. was 11-for-11 from the
free-throw line. Reese had his
career-best game in 15 Alabama 90,
By Adam Minichino Andi, she’s basically a freshman. These kids are minutes. John Petty Jr. and Wichita St. 86
playing big minutes for Herbert Jones added 13
STARKVILLE — The us, making some shots, points. Dazon Ingram came
gang was nearly all back and having success. I off the bench and had eight points, five assists,
in town Sunday. think the biggest thing is, and four rebounds.
Despite Victoria Viv- they want to please. They Alabama (4-1) was 31-for-33 (93.9 percent)
ians not being able to at- want to be good. That’s a from the free-throw line, including 23-for-24
tend, the Mississippi State really important piece of (95.8 percent) in the second half.
women’s the puzzle, wanting to be “What an awesome win for our program,
Notebook basketball good, that whole mind- especially with the way it happened,” Alabama
team cele- Kelly Donoho/Mississippi State Athletic Media Relations set of ‘Hey, I got to get coach Avery Johnson said. “We always talk about
brated its second-straight Members of 2017-18 national finalist Mississippi State better. I got to develop responding to adversity. We set the tone early in
national title game ap- women’s basketball team pose Sunday with the banner some toughness. I got to the game and then (Wichita State) responded in
pearance in a banner-rais- commemorating the program’s second-straight do what they do around the second half that put us under some high-level
ing ceremony prior to appearance in the championship game. MSU unveiled here.’ ” adversity, but our guys were able to respond and
its game against Coppin the banner prior to its game against Coppin State. Connecticut transfer finish the game strong. Give credit to Wichita
State at Humphrey Coli- Andra Espinoza-Hunter State. They are a tough, hard-nosed team, but
seum. the finish line in the final them be determined in wasn’t part of the cere- we talked about competing before the game. We
Morgan William, Ro- three seconds to win a na- that. So, we’ll keep work- mony, but she said the knew we were going to have to compete hard-
shunda Johnson, and tional title. Schaefer was ing at it, and we’re a long Bulldogs are focused on er than we’ve competed in every game we have
Blair Schaefer took the referring to last season’s way from a finished prod- changing the word “fi- played this season in order to be successful.
court with their former 61-58 loss to Notre Dame uct. We should be. It’s just nalist” on the banner to That’s exactly what our guys did.”
teammates in a celebra- when Arike Ogunbowale November. You got four “champion.” Wichita State (2-3) tied the game at 69 with
tion that lasted nearly 20 hit a 3-pointer as time ex- new starters and quite a “It definitely was moti- less than eight minutes remaining. However,
minutes prior to a 110-38 pired. few at depth that’s play- vating, especially seeing Lewis Jr. and Reese answered with back-to-back
victory before a crowd of “We’re working on ing a lot of minutes right that finalist,” Espino- 3-pointers to give the Tide a 75-71 advantage with
7,320. that every day,” Schaefer now. It’s good to see Jes- za-Hunter said. “Hopeful- 5 minutes, 16 seconds left to play. From there, Al-
After the game, MSU said.”I think they’re in- sika (Carter) and Andi ly this year, knock on abama went 13 of 14 from the free-throw line to
coach Vic Schaefer said terested right now. That’s get out there and have wood, we can change that seal the deal.
his focus is on coaching the best way to put it. I games that they’ve had. to champions, so it defi- Alabama will play host to Murray State at 7
and teaching better so think they’re interested Those are young kids. nitely was motivating.” p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, (SEC Network+) at Cole-
he can get his team over in that, and I’d like to see Jessika, she’s a freshman. See NOTEBOOK, 4B man Coliseum.
2B Monday, November 19, 2018 The Dispatch •

briefly CALENDAR Auto Racing
24. Marquette (3-1) lost to Indiana 96-73;
beat Presbyterian 74-55.
25. Buffalo (3-0) beat Southern Illinois
16. Washington
17. Kentucky
18. Utah
8-3 631 17
8-3 508 20
8-3 491 21
Monster Energy Cup 62-35. 19. Syracuse 8-3 427 12

Local Prep Football Ford EcoBoost 400
Alabama 90, 20. Northwestern
21. Boise State
22. Mississippi State
7-4 307 24
9-2 287 23
7-4 260 25
Columbus will hold ODP Super Center At Homestead-Miami Speedway Wichita State 86 23. Army 9-2 176 NR
Friday’s Games Homestead, Florida ALABAMA (4-1): Hall 0-1 2-2 2, Smith 2-3 24. Pittsburgh 7-4 129 NR
Columbus United will serve as host for the Olympic Development Mississippi High School Activities Association Lap length: 1.5 miles 2-2 6, Jones 5-11 1-2 13, Petty 4-8 2-2 13, Lew- 25. Iowa State 6-4 123 18
(Starting position in parentheses) is 6-9 11-11 24, Reese 4-7 9-10 19, A.Johnson Also Receiving Votes: Fresno State 100,
Program Super Center from 4-6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at the Down- 0-1 0-0 0, Ingram 2-3 4-4 8, Mack 2-6 0-0 5.
(MHSAA) 1. (5) Joey Logano, Ford, 267. North Carolina State 45, Cincinnati 43,
town Columbus Soccer Complex. 2. (3) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 267. Totals 25-49 31-33 90. Missouri 34, Texas A&M 29, Auburn 11,
The event will be an opportunity for players to get seen for the state Class 5A — North State Championship 3. (12) Kevin Harvick, Ford, 267. WICHITA STATE (2-3): McDuffie 8-13 8-9
26, Echenique 5-11 2-4 13, Stevenson 0-5 2-2
Stanford 8, Iowa 8, Alabama-Birmingham 5,
4. (2) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 267. Houston 3, Wisconsin 2, Buffalo 1, Troy 1.
ODP teams and to get more training from licensed coaches. Olive Branch at West Point, 7 p.m. 5. (4) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 267. 2, Burton 1-4 3-4 5, Haynes-Jones 5-11 1-1 13,
Players who register for the ODP Super Centers will be evaluated Alabama High School Athletic Association
6. (17) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 267.
7. (14) Chase Elliott, Chevrolet, 267.
Brown 0-0 0-0 0, Moore 0-0 0-0 0, Udeze 1-3
0-0 2, Poor Bear-Chandler 0-0 0-0 0, Midtgaard
Amway Coaches Top 25
The weekly poll, with first-place votes in
and offered spots on the State ODP team if they are good enough. The 8. (26) Clint Bowyer, Ford, 267. 1-1 0-0 2, Dennis 7-9 4-5 19, Torres 1-5 2-2 4. parentheses, records through Nov. 17, total
(AHSAA) 9. (10) Aric Almirola, Ford, 267. Totals 29-62 22-27 86. points based on 25 points for first place through
event is for girls and boys ages 2009-2002. 10. (6) Kurt Busch, Ford, 267. Halftime_Alabama 46-34. 3-Point
The cost is $30 to register. Go to http://www.mississippisoccer. Class 2A Playoffs — Third Round 11. (16) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 267. Goals_Alabama 9-19 (Petty 3-6, Jones 2-3,
one point for 25th, and previous ranking:
Rec. Pts Pvs
Reese 2-5, Lewis 1-2, Mack 1-3), Wichita St.
org/Left_Nav/ODP___State_Select/Manage_My_Account_or_Enroll. Aliceville at Addison, 7 p.m. 12. (1) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 267.
13. (11) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 267. 6-23 (McDuffie 2-4, Haynes-Jones 2-6, Dennis
1. Alabama (63) 11-0 1599 1
2. Clemson (1) 11-0 1535 2
htm to register. Class 1A Playoffs — Third Round 14. (19) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 267.
15. (8) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 267.
1-2, Echenique 1-3, Burton 0-1, Stevenson 0-3,
Torres 0-4). Fouled Out_Jones. Rebounds_Al-
3. Notre Dame 11-0 1470 3
4. Michigan 10-1 1387 4
Mars Hill Bible at South Lamar, 7 p.m. 16. (9) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 267. abama 29 (Jones 6), Wichita St. 26 (McDuffie 5. Georgia 10-1 1347 5
Mississippi State Spring Garden at Pickens County, 7 p.m.
17. (15) Ryan Blaney, Ford, 267.
18. (21) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 267.
19. (20) AJ Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 266.
8). Assists_Alabama 14 (Ingram 5), Wichita St.
9 (Torres 5). Total Fouls_Alabama 19, Wichita
St. 25. A—2,862 (5,100).
6. Oklahoma
7. Washington State
8. LSU
10-1 1252 6
10-1 1195 9
9-2 1115 10
Football team receives commitment from running Prep Basketball 20. (25) David Ragan, Ford, 266.
21. (23) Bubba Wallace, Chevrolet, 266.
22. (31) Ty Dillon, Chevrolet, 266.
Late Saturday Men’s Major 9. Central Florida
10. Ohio State
10-0 1108 11
10-1 1091 8
back Today’s Games 23. (27) Chris Buescher, Chevrolet, 266. College Score 11. Texas
12. West Virginia
8-3 816 14
8-2 766 7
24. (28) William Byron, Chevrolet, 266. FAR WEST
The Mississippi State football team filled a missing piece in its 2019 Heritage Academy at East Webster 25. (22) Paul Menard, Ford, 265. Portland St. 125, Willamette 61 13. Florida 8-3 748 16
recruiting class. 26. (29) Matt DiBenedetto, Ford, 264. 14. Penn State 8-3 742 15
New Hope boys vs. St. Andrew’s at Ridgeland 27. (7) Erik Jones, Toyota, 264. Sunday’s Women’s Major 15. Utah State 10-1 704 13
MSU received a commitment from Fort Scott Community College 16. Washington 8-3 687 17
running back Kareem Walker, the former Michigan Wolverine. Coming
Shootout 28. (24) Michael McDowell, Ford, 263.
29. (13) Alex Bowman, Chevrolet, 263. College Scores 17. Utah 8-3 551 19
EAST 18. Kentucky 8-3 502 21
out of DePaul Catholic in Wayne, New Jersey, in 2016, Walker was New Hope girls vs. Canton at Ridgeland Shootout 30. (18) Daniel Suarez, Toyota, 262.
Binghamton 73, Caldwell 54 19. Syracuse 8-3 432 12
31. (32) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 262.
Brown 89, Holy Cross 85 20. Mississippi State 7-4 397 23
rated as the fourth-best running back in the nation by 247 Sports and Columbus boys at Warren Central Classic 32. (33) JJ Yeley, Ford, 261.
Fordham 71, Charlotte 64 21. Northwestern 7-4 302 NR
33. (39) Ross Chastain, Chevrolet, 259.
just outside of the top 100 prospects nationally. West Lowndes Thanksgiving Classic 34. (34) Corey LaJoie, Chevrolet, 259. Iona 52, George Washington 43 22. Boise State 9-2 297 24
Marist 74, Temple 68 23. Fresno State 9-2 119 NR
The 6-foot-1, 220-pounder is the first running back in the 2019 Saturday’s Games
35. (36) BJ McLeod, Ford, 256.
Penn St. 79, Princeton 71 24. Army 9-2 97 NR
36. (35) Kyle Weatherman, Chevrolet, 256.
class. The class now has 20 commits. 37. (38) Timmy Hill, Toyota, 254. Rhode Island 61, Vermont 58 25. Pittsburgh 7-4 89 NR
n Volleyball team loses to Texas A&M: At Starkville, the Starkville Thanksgiving Classic 38. (37) Tanner Berryhill, Toyota, 254. Rutgers 65, Albany (NY) 39 Also Receiving Votes: Iowa State 85,
39. (30) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 240. Sacred Heart 71, New Hampshire 60 Cincinnati 74, Texas A&M 57, North Carolina
volleyball team lost to Texas A&M 3-1 Sunday in its final home match At Starkville High Race Statistics Syracuse 70, Bucknell 56 State 51, Wisconsin 32, Missouri 27, Boston
SOUTH College 22, Auburn 20, Appalachian State 18,
of the season. Set scores were 25-19, 19-25, 14-25, 22-25. New Hope (boys) vs. Newton, Noon Average Speed of Race Winner: 133.056
mph. Duke 81, Elon 64 Troy 16, Alabama-Birmingham 12, Iowa 12,
The loss dropped MSU to 5-24 and 1-15 in the Southeastern West Point (boys) vs Southeast Lauderdale, Time of Race: 3 hours, 0 minutes, 36 seconds. East Carolina 68, Kennesaw St. 56 Georgia Tech 10, Duke 7, Oklahoma State 3,
Margin of Victory: 1.725 seconds. FAU 69, Richmond 55 Virginia 2, Buffalo 1, Georgia Southern 1, South
Conference, while Texas A&M improved to 15-13 and 8-8.
“Super proud of the effort today,” MSU coach Julie Darty said.
1:30 p.m. Caution Flags: 5 for 26 laps. George Mason 64, Colgate 61
Georgia Tech 63, Georgia 53
Carolina 1.
Lead Changes: 22 among 7 drivers.
“I felt that the first set was very cathartic for us to really gut it out and Warren Central (girls) at Starkville, 3 p.m. Lap Leaders: D. Hamlin 1-36; M. Truex Jr. Kentucky 71, High Point 49
37-39; M. McDowell 40-41; D. Hamlin 42; LSU 58, Florida St. 45
put our heart out there.” Warren Central (boys) at Starkville, 4:30 p.m. K. Harvick 43-82; K. Larson 83; K. Harvick Louisiana Tech 66, Memphis 50
84-86; K. Larson 87-90; J. Logano 91-104; Louisiana-Monroe 69, McNeese St. 60
Amarrah Cooks had 11 kills, Morgan Kath had 32 assists and six
digs, and Gabby Zgunda had 18 digs for the Bulldogs. College Football K. Larson 105-117; K. Harvick 118-119; M. Truex
Jr. 120; D. Hamlin 121-124; K. Larson 125-147;
Maryland 85, South Carolina 61
Ole Miss 69, W. Michigan 66
Mississippi St. 110, Coppin St. 38

Conference All Games
K. Harvick 148-159; K. Larson 160-163;
MSU will kick off its final week of the season in preparation for Thursday’s Game J. Logano 164-166; K. Harvick 167; NC State 75, Radford 58 Georgia 7 1 276 151 10 1 436 185
its next match at 7 p.m. Friday at Auburn. Mississippi State at Ole Miss, 6:30 p.m. J. Logano 168-218; M. Truex Jr. 219-230; K. Busch Norfolk St. 65, Navy 58 Florida 5 3 209 205 8 3 373 231
231-251; M. Truex Jr. 252-255; J. Logano Northwestern 83, Florida 74 Kentucky 5 3 146 132 8 3 263 185
n Men’s tennis team’s Borges wins singles title at Pensacola
Saturday’s Games 256-267. South Florida 87, Oklahoma 70 S. Carolina 4 4 230 243 6 4 328 267
Futures: At Pensacola, Florida, Senior All-American Nuno Borges Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Lead, Southern Miss. 76, Samford 40 Missouri 3 4 209 196 7 4 405 293
defeated sixth-seeded Venezuelan Ricardo Rodriguez (ATP 652) Southern Miss at UTEP, 2 p.m. Laps Led): J. Logano 4 times for 80 laps; St. Francis Brooklyn 101, Morehead St. 94 Tennessee 2 5 149 251 5 6 260 297
K. Harvick 5 times for 58 laps; K. Larson 5 Tennessee 96, Florida A&M 31 Vanderbilt 2 5 170 222 5 6 294 288
6-4, 6-3 on Sunday to win the singles championship at the Pensac- Auburn at Alabama, 2:30 p.m. times for 45 laps; D. Hamlin 3 times for 41 laps; Tulane 63, Washington 51 West
K. Busch 1 time for 21 laps; M. Truex Jr. 4 times UCF 76, Mercer 42 Conference All Games
ola Futures.
The second-seeded Borges didn’t lose a set in five wins. The Men’s College Basketball for 20 laps; M. McDowell 1 time for 2 laps. VCU 53, Wake Forest 40
Virginia 73, Old Dominion 67
Alabama 7 0 322 92 11 0 536 144
victory Sunday helped him earn 18 valuable ATP points that will go Today’s Game Basketball Wofford 78, Coll. of Charleston 58
LSU 5 2 165 129 9 2 309 177
Texas A&M 4 3 168 179 7 4 342 244
toward his ATP ranking, which will be updated Monday. Mississippi State vs. Arizona State (Las Vegas), NBA Akron 77, N. Kentucky 60 Auburn 3 4 157 145 7 4 318 183
Bradley 83, Rockhurst 40 Miss. St. 3 4 119 112 7 4 314 141
n Baseball team will hold winter camps: At Starkville, the EASTERN CONFERENCE
10 p.m. Atlantic Division
Cincinnati 51, Saint Louis 50 Ole Miss 1 6 173 293 5 6 404 399
baseball team will offer a series of camps for youth and high school W L Pct GB
Drake 73, CS Northridge 63 Arkansas 0 7 138 281 2 9 260 379
players. Tuesday’s Games Toronto 13 4 .765 —
Illinois 76, Columbia 69
Indiana 75, North Florida 52 Thursday’s Game
Southern Miss vs. North Florida (Cancun, Philadelphia 11 7 .611 2½
The first camps will be Jan. 12 and 13, 2019, for players in grades Boston 9 7 .563 3½
Iowa St. 75, Miami 52 Mississippi State at Ole Miss, 6:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Kansas 65, Alabama A&M 54 Friday’s Game
7-12. The cost for one camp is $150. The cost for both camps is $275. Mexico), 2 p.m. Brooklyn 7 10 .412 6 Kansas St. 61, UMKC 50 Arkansas at Missouri, 1:30 p.m. (WCBI)
New York 4 13 .235 9
Check-in on Jan. 12 will be at 9 a.m. in center field at Dudy Noble Field. Nicholls at Ole Miss, 6 p.m. Southeast Division
Kent St. 75, Oakland 65 Saturday’s Games
Michigan St. 84, Wright St. 68 Georgia Tech at Georgia, 11 a.m.
Check-in on Jan. 13 will be at 9 a.m. in the Griffis Boardroom. Checkout W L Pct GB N. Illinois 70, N. Iowa 59
is at 4 p.m.
Mississippi University for Women at Orlando 9 8 .529 — Ohio 100, E. Kentucky 60
(SEC Network)
Charlotte 7 8 .467 1 Florida at Florida State, 11 a.m. (WKDH-WTVA)
There will be Youth Skills Camps for players in grades 1-6 on Jan. Southern-New Orleans, 7:30 p.m. Miami 6 10 .375 2½
Purdue 78, Purdue Fort Wayne 44
South Dakota 112, College of Saint Mary (NE) 52
Auburn at Alabama, 2:30 p.m. (WCBI)
Washington 5 11 .313 3½ Tennessee at Vanderbilt, 3 p.m. (SEC Network)
19 and 20, 2019. Check-in will be at 9 a.m. at the Griffis Boardroom. Wednesday’s Games Atlanta 3 13 .188 5½
Toledo 65, Duquesne 52 South Carolina at Clemson, 6 p.m. (ESPN)
SOUTHWEST Kentucky at Louisville, 6 p.m. (ESPN2)
Checkout is at 4 p.m. The cost for one camp is $150. The cost for both Mississippi State vs. Opponent TBD (Las Vegas), Central Division Arizona St. 88, Arkansas 85 LSU at Texas A&M, 6:30 p.m. (SEC Network)
W L Pct GB
camps is $275. time TBA Milwaukee 11 4 .733 —
Boston College 64, Houston 57
MSU also will hold Half-Day Prospect Camps from 9 a.m. to noon Indiana 10 6 .625 1½
TCU 65, SMU 63
Football Championship
and from 1-4 p.m. Jan. 21, 2019, for players in grades 9-12. The cost for Southern Miss vs. Opponent TBD (Cancun, Detroit 7 6 .538 3 Arizona 92, Portland 70 Subdivision Playoffs
Chicago 4 13 .235 8 California 81, Pacific 69 First Round
each session is $125. Mexico), time TBA Cleveland 2 12 .143 8½ Colorado 86, North Carolina 74 Saturday’s Games
Each session is designed to further develop each player’s skills Friday’s Game Southwest Division
Hawaii 67, Seattle 51
Nevada 76, Long Beach St. 67
Duquesne (8-3) at Towson (7-4), 1 p.m.
Elon (6-4) at Wofford (8-3), 1 p.m.
and learn new techniques from MSU coach Chris Lemonis and his staff. Ole Miss vs. Baylor (Destin, Florida), 8:30 p.m. W L Pct GB New Mexico 72, Hartford 65 Stony Brook (7-4) at SE Missouri St. (8-3),
Memphis 10 5 .667 —
Campers will be put through many of the same drills used by the MSU New Orleans 9 7 .563 1½
Oregon 102, Buffalo 82 1 p.m.
coaches. Dudy Noble Field and the Palmeiro Center will be available for Women’s College Basketball San Antonio
8 7 .533 2
8 7 .533 2
San Diego St. 81, Incarnate Word 38
San Francisco 65, Cal Poly 62
Incarnate Word (6-4) at Montana St. (7-4),
2 p.m.
the camps. Camps are set up for any and all players who want to play Today’s Game Dallas 7 8 .467 3
UC Davis 75, Washington St. 62 Delaware (7-4) at James Madison (8-3), 2 p.m.
UC Riverside 62, Coastal Carolina 43 San Diego (9-2) at Nicholls St. (8-3), 3 p.m.
at the next level. We will have a pro-style workout and various coaching Northwest Division UCLA 78, Seton Hall 62 Lamar (7-4) at N. Iowa (6-5), 4 p.m.
segments that will be set up throughout the day. Clemson at Alabama, 7 p.m. W L Pct GB
ETSU (8-3) at Jacksonville St. (8-3), 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday’s Game
Portland 11 5 .688 — The AP Women’s
Each camper will be required to fill out the Medical/Release Forms Oklahoma City 10 5 .667 ½
and bring it to registration. Furman at Mississippi State, 2 p.m.
Denver 10 6 .625 1 Top 25 Fared Second Round
Saturday, Dec. 1
Utah 8 8 .500 3 1. Notre Dame (3-0) beat Pennsylvania ETSU-Jacksonville St. winner at Maine (8-3),
Players are asked to bring a hat, shoes, glove, and workout Thursday’s Game Minnesota 7 10 .412 4½ 75-55; beat No. 15 DePaul 101-77. 11 a.m.
Pacific Division 2. UConn (2-0) beat Vanderbilt 80-42.
clothes. W L Pct GB Delaware-James Madison winner at Colgate
Ole Miss vs. Connecticut (Virginia Islands), 6:30 p.m. 3. Oregon (4-0) beat Utah State 88-58; (9-1), Noon
Go to Golden State 12 6 .667 — beat Buffalo 102-82. Elon-Wofford winner at Kennesaw St. (10-1),
to dowload the required forms. Friday’s Games L.A. Clippers
L.A. Lakers
10 5 .667 ½
9 7 .563 2
4. Baylor (4-0) beat Southern 94-49. 1 p.m.
5. Louisville (2-0) did not play. Incarnate Word-Montana St. winner at
Grambling State at Alabama, 2 p.m. Sacramento 8 8 .500 3 6. Mississippi State (4-0) beat Lamar N. Dakota St. (11-0), 2 p.m.
Phoenix 3 12 .200 7½
Mississippi University for Women Ole Miss vs. Purdue (Virginia Islands), 4:30 p.m.
Mississippi Valley State at Southern Miss, 6 p.m.
Sunday’s Games
104-53; beat Coppin State 110-38.

7. Stanford (3-0) beat San Francisco
Duquesne-Towson winner at S. Dakota St.
(8-2), 2 p.m.
Stony Brook-SE Missouri St. winner at
Memphis 100, Minnesota 87
Men’s basketball team loses to Wiley College L.A. Lakers 113, Miami 97 8. Oregon State (3-0) beat Weber St. (9-2), 3 p.m.
The Mississippi University for Women’s men’s basketball team lost College Volleyball Orlando 131, New York 117
Portland 119, Washington 109
Arkansas-Pine Bluff 89-33; beat Saint Mary’s
San Diego-Nicholls St. winner at
E. Washington (9-2), 4 p.m.
Lamar-N. Iowa winner at UC Davis (9-2), 6 p.m.
to NAIA Wiley College 73-59 on Sunday at Pohl Gymnasium. Wednesday’s Matches San Antonio 104, Golden State 92 9. Maryland (4-0) beat George
Washington 69-30; beat No. 10 South Carolina
Jonte Moultrie had 12 points to lead the Owls (0-3). Junior guard Today’s Games
Mississippi State at Auburn, 7 p.m. Boston at Charlotte, 6 p.m. 85-61.
Carlson Wilkerson added 11 points. Senior forward DJ Clark had a Cleveland at Detroit, 6 p.m. 10. South Carolina (2-1) beat Clemson
team-high 11 rebounds. Texas A&M at Alabama, 7 p.m. Phoenix at Philadelphia, 6 p.m.
Utah at Indiana, 6 p.m.
69-57; lost to No. 9 Maryland 85-61.
11. Texas (3-0) beat North Texas 64-54;
Trailing 34-20 at halftime, The W cut the deficit to seven thanks to a Friday’s Matches L.A. Clippers at Atlanta, 6:30 p.m. beat McNeese State 96-40. Atlantic Division
layup and a 3-pointer by Moultrie and a basket by Quin Williams. Dallas at Memphis, 7 p.m. 12. Tennessee (3-0) beat UNC Asheville GP W L OT Pts GF GA
Mississippi State at Georgia, 6 p.m. Denver at Milwaukee, 7 p.m. 73-46; beat Florida A&M 96-31. Tampa Bay 20 14 5 1 29 74 58
Wilkerson came off the bench to hit back-to-back 3-pointers and Arkansas at Alabama, 7 p.m. San Antonio at New Orleans, 7 p.m. 13. Iowa (4-0) beat Western Kentucky Toronto 20 14 6 0 28 70 51
a free throw to cut it to 47-44, but the Wildcats pushed the lead back to Oklahoma City at Sacramento, 9 p.m. 104-67; beat N.C. Central 106-39. Buffalo 20 12 6 2 26 60 56
Tuesday’s Games 14. Georgia (2-2) lost to UCLA 80-69; lost Boston 20 11 6 3 25 58 49
10 and held on. L.A. Clippers at Washington, 6 p.m. to Georgia Tech 63-53. Montreal 20 11 6 3 25 66 65
The W will be back in action at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20 when
they travel to New Orleans against Southern University – New Orleans.
on the air Toronto at Orlando, 6 p.m.
Brooklyn at Miami, 6:30 p.m.
Portland at New York, 6:30 p.m.
15. DePaul (1-1) lost to No. 1 UConn
16. Missouri (2-1) beat Missouri State
20 9 8 3 21 70 81
20 9 9 2 20 57 65
17 7 7 3 17 54 57
Today Sunday’s Men’s Major 65-61; lost to Green Bay 56-49.

Metropolitan Division
Ole Miss
17. N.C. State (4-0) beat Vanderbilt
COLLEGE BASKETBALL College Scores 74-54; beat Radford 75-58. Columbus 20 12 6 2 26 69 63
N.Y. Islanders 19 10 7 2 22 63 55
EAST 18. Syracuse (3-1) beat No. 20 Texas
N.Y. Rangers 20 10 8 2 22 61 64
Football legend Dottley dies 1:30 p.m. — Auburn vs Xavier, ESPN2 Brown 86, Army 66 A&M 75-65; beat Bucknell 70-56.
Washington 19 9 7 3 21 63 63
Cal St.-Fullerton 87, Monmouth (NJ) 63 19. Marquette (3-1) lost to No. 24 Miami
OXFORD — John A. “Kayo” Dottley, 90, one of the greatest run- 3:30 p.m. — Duke vs San Diego State, ESPN2 Delaware 70, Wilmington 40 63-55. Carolina 20 9 8 3 21 53 59
Philadelphia 20 9 9 2 20 63 71
Fordham 70, Columbia 69 20. Texas A&M (2-1) lost to No. 18
ners in Ole Miss football history, passed away Saturday at Merit Health 5:30 p.m. — Loyola-Chicago vs Richmond, FS1 Georgetown 76, South Florida 73, OT Syracuse 75-65.
New Jersey 19 8 9 2 18 55 61
River Region Medical Center in Vicksburg. Holy Cross 57, Siena 45 Pittsburgh 18 7 8 3 17 60 61
6 p.m. — St. John’s vs California, ESPN2 21. South Florida (4-0) beat WESTERN CONFERENCE
Manhattan 54, UNC-Asheville 38 Bethune-Cookman 88-39; beat Oklahoma
Funeral services for Dottley will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Mass.-Lowell 94, Sacred Heart 90 Central Division
First Baptist Church of Vicksburg. Matt Buckles will officiate. Burial will 6 p.m. — Missouri State vs Nebraska, ESPNU Michigan 66, Providence 47
87-70. GP W L OT Pts GF GA
Navy 83, Bryant 79 22. Arizona State (2-1) beat Arkansas Nashville 20 14 5 1 29 67 47
follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:30-7:30 p.m. 7 p.m. — Liberty at Vanderbilt, SEC Network South Carolina 90, George Washington 55 88-85. Minnesota 21 12 7 2 26 65 57
23. California (4-0) beat BYU 70-52; beat Winnipeg 18 11 5 2 24 55 45
Monday at Glenwood Funeral Home at 145 Highway 80 in Vicksburg. 8 p.m. — Arizona vs Iowa State, ESPNU St. Francis Brooklyn 84, Lafayette 72
West Virginia 97, Saint Joseph’s 90 Pacific 81-69. Dallas 20 11 7 2 24 58 52
Memorials may be made to Blair E. Batson, University of Mississip- 8 p.m. — Wyoming vs Boston College, FS1 SOUTH 24. Miami (4-1) beat No. 19 Marquette Colorado 20 10 6 4 24 71 59
Ball St. 94, Appalachian St. 86, OT 63-55; lost to Iowa State 75-52. Chicago 21 8 8 5 21 56 70
pi Medical Center, c/o Public Affairs, 2500 North State Street, Jackson,
8:30 p.m. — USC vs Texas Tech, ESPN2 CCSU 89, Florida A&M 75 25. Minnesota (3-0) beat Xavier 78-53; St. Louis 18 7 8 3 17 56 57
MS 39216 or First Baptist Church of Vicksburg, 1607 Cherry Street, Campbell 78, Austin Peay 72 beat San Diego 53-48. Pacific Division
10 p.m. — Mississippi State vs Arizona State, Davidson 71, Northeastern 59 GP W L OT Pts GF GA
Vicksburg, MS 39180. FIU 102, Youngstown St. 93 No. 6 Mississippi St. 110, San Jose 21 11 7 3 25 68 64
Dottley, who was selected by fans to the Ole Miss Team of the ESPU Jacksonville 74, Chattanooga 66 Calgary 20 11 8 1 23 62 61
Kentucky 92, VMI 82 Coppin State 38 Vancouver 22 10 10 2 22 67 78
Century (1893-1992) and by Athlon Sports to its All-Time Rebel Team 10:30 p.m. — Gonzaga vs Illinois, ESPN2 Maryland 92, Mount St. Mary’s 77 COPPIN STATE (0-4): Graham 4-16 6-6 Anaheim 22 8 9 5 21 48 65
(1893-1995), was inducted into the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame in N. Kentucky 89, Coastal Carolina 83 16, Salley 0-0 0-0 0, Fields 3-18 3-5 9, Price Arizona 19 9 9 1 19 49 48
NBA NC Central 123, Warren Wilson 57 0-0 0-0 0, Smith 1-5 2-3 4, Oloyede 1-6 0-0 2, Edmonton 20 9 10 1 19 57 66
1971, the Ole Miss Athletics Hall of Fame in 1987 and the Arkansas Troy 82, Cent. Arkansas 77 Adams 0-0 0-0 0, Corbie 2-10 2-2 7, Wali 0-1
Sports Hall of Fame in 2001, while also being chosen as a Southeastern 6 p.m. — Phoenix at Philadelphia, NBA TV UAB 77, West Alabama 47 0-0 0, Totals 11-56 13-16 38.
Los Angeles
21 9 11 1 19 56 61
19 6 12 1 13 39 61
UCF 78, W. Kentucky 62 MISSISSIPPI STATE (4-0): Bibby 4-4
Conference Legend in 1997. 9 p.m. — Oklahoma City at Sacramento, NBA TV UNC-Wilmington 113, Allen 74 1-2 11, Howard 6-11 3-4 15, McCowan 10-12 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for
n Women’s basketball team edges Western Michigan: At NFL MIDWEST
Air Force 65, South Dakota 62
3-4 23, Danberry 4-6 2-4 10, Holmes 1-1 0-0
2, Carter 7-9 2-4 16, Campbell 0-0 0-0 0, Es-
overtime loss. Top three teams in each division
and two wild cards per conference advance to
Oxford, Crystal Allen scored 19 points and La’Karis Salter had 13 points 7:15 p.m. — Kansas City at Los Angeles Rams, Alabama 90, Wichita St. 86 pinoza-Hunter 6-9 0-0 16, Scott 4-6 2-3 10, playoffs.
and 12 rebounds Sunday to lead the women’s basketball team to a 69- Evansville 85, Texas Southern 63 Taylor 2-8 0-1 4, Wiggins 1-5 0-0 3, Totals 45-
ESPN Kansas St. 64, Penn 48 71 13-22 110. Late Saturday
66 victory against Western Michigan at The Pavilion at Ole Miss. Kent St. 79, Alcorn St. 48 Coppin St. 6 10 9 13 — 38 Calgary 4, Edmonton 2
“I’m just pleased that we found a way to win,” said Ole Miss head SOCCER Michigan St. 101, Tennessee Tech 33 Mississippi St. 41 23 25 21 —110 San Jose 4, St. Louis 0
Missouri 69, Oregon St. 63 3-Point Goals_Coppin St. 3-18 (Graham
coach Yolett McPhee-McCuin, whose team improved to 3-1. “There 1:30 p.m. — UEFA Nations League, Czech N. Dakota St. 76, Towson 51 2-7, Fields 0-7, Smith 0-2, Corbie 1-2), Mis-
Sunday’s Games
Dallas 6, N.Y. Islanders 2
Ohio St. 89, SC State 61 sissippi St. 7-16 (Bibby 2-2, Espinoza-Hunter
was just so much that could have gone wrong at the end of the game, Republic vs. Slovakia, ESPNEWS Pepperdine 86, Miami (Ohio) 80 4-6, Scott 0-2, Taylor 0-3, Wiggins 1-3). As-
Carolina 2, New Jersey 1
Chicago 3, Minnesota 1
and hats off to our young ladies for figuring it out and really hunkering Samford 73, Cleveland St. 60 sists_Coppin St. 6 (Graham 2), Mississippi
down and getting the necessary stops that we needed to get in the win Tuesday Virginia Tech 89, Purdue 83
Wake Forest 69, Valparaiso 63
St. 29 (Danberry 7). Rebounds_Coppin St. 28
(Graham 10), Mississippi St. 48 (Howard 8).
Vegas 6, Edmonton 3
Colorado 4, Anaheim 3, OT
Today’s Games
Arkansas 73, Indiana 72
Total Fouls_Coppin St. 16, Mississippi St. 19. Dallas at N.Y. Rangers, 6 p.m.
Ole Miss will travel to the U.S. Virgin Islands for the Paradise Jam. A_7,320.
1:30 p.m. — Maui Invitational, consolation FAU 71, Incarnate Word 68 Columbus at Toronto, 6 p.m.
Ole Miss will face No. 2 Connecticut on Thursday, Purdue on Friday, game, Maui, Hawaii, ESPN2
Minnesota 69, Texas A&M 64
Oklahoma 75, Wofford 64
Ole Miss 69, Buffalo at Pittsburgh, 6 p.m.
Washington at Montreal, 6:30 p.m.
and St. John’s on Saturday before returning to play host to TCU for the 3:30 p.m. — Maui Invitational, consolation, Oklahoma St. 70, Coll. of Charleston 58 Western Michigan 66 Florida at Ottawa, 6:30 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Nashville, 7 p.m.
SEC/Big 12 Challenge on Nov. 29. Texas-Arlington 68, UC Davis 59 WESTERN MICHIGAN (1-3): Miller 3-9
n Volleyball team beats Alabama: At Oxford, the volleyball team
Maui, Hawaii, ESPN2 FAR WEST
CS Bakersfield 68, Weber St. 67
0-0 8, Walker 4-12 0-0 8, Wool 6-18 0-0 13, Los Angeles at St. Louis, 7 p.m.
Vegas at Calgary, 8 p.m.
Farkic 3-6 2-4 8, Reed 0-0 0-0 0, Moore 0-0
defeated Alabama 3-1 on Sunday at the Gillom Athletics Performance 4 p.m. — Legends Classic, third place, Brooklyn, Cent. Michigan 76, San Jose St. 74 1-2 1, Fletcher 0-0 0-0 0, McCane 2-3 0-0 5, Winnipeg at Vancouver, 9 p.m.
Georgia Southern 80, Montana 77 Tuesday’s Game
Center. Set scores were 25-18, 22-25, 25-16, 25-15. New York, ESPNU Hawaii 85, N. Arizona 68
Watters 2-4 0-0 6, Wimby 6-16 5-5 17, Totals
26-68 8-11 66. Edmonton at San Jose, 9:30 p.m.
Ole Miss improved to 14-17 and 4-13 in the Southeastern Confer- 5 p.m. — Bradley vs SMU, CBS Sports Network Idaho 87, Bethesda 59 OLE MISS (3-1): Muhate 4-7 0-0 8, Allen
ence, while Alabama slipped to 19-11 and 6-10.volleyball prevailed for 6 p.m. — Northern Illinois at Western Michigan,
Loyola Marymount 65, Ohio 56
S. Utah 73, Seattle 70
San Francisco 84, LIU Brooklyn 52
5-15 6-6 19, Dozier 1-3 0-0 2, Reid 1-3 3-4 6,
Sessom 2-6 2-2 8, Crawford 2-7 0-0 4, Dunlap Soccer
the series sweep over Alabama Sunday, downing the Tide 3-1 (25-18, ESPNU Washington 82, Santa Clara 68
1-7 3-6 5, Kitchens 0-0 0-0 0, Salter 5-12 3-4
13, Smith 2-3 0-0 4, Totals 23-63 17-22 69. Major League Playoffs
22-25, 25-16, 25-15). 6 p.m. — Nicholls at Ole Miss, SEC Network The Associated Press W. Michigan 18 11 21 16 —66 Conference Championships
Ole Miss 23 17 9 20 —69 Home-and-home
Caroline Adams had 20 digs and junior Emily Stroup added her 6:30 p.m. — Legends Classic, championship, Eastern Conference
league-leading 15thdouble-double of the season with 24 kills and 16 Men’s Top 25 Fared 3-Point Goals_W. Michigan 6-27 (Miller
First leg
Brooklyn, New York, ESPN2 1. Duke (3-0) beat Eastern Michigan 2-8, Walker 0-2, Wool 1-8, Farkic 0-2, McCane
1-2, Watters 2-3, Wimby 0-2), Ole Miss 6-18 Sunday’s Game
digs. 84-46.
7 p.m. — Maui Invitational, semifinal, Maui, 2. Kansas (3-0) beat Vermont 84-68; beat (Muhate 0-1, Allen 3-8, Dozier 0-1, Reid 1-1, New York at Atlanta, 4 p.m.
Ginger Perinar and Hayley McSparin led Alabama with 12 kills. Sessom 2-5, Salter 0-2). Assists_W. Mich- Second leg
Doris Carter had 11. Meghan Neelon had 22 assists and 15 digs for her Hawaii, ESPN Louisiana-Lafayette 89-76.
3. Gonzaga (3-0) beat Texas A&M 94-71. igan 16 (Farkic 5), Ole Miss 15 (Reid 5). Re- Thursday, Nov. 29
Atlanta at New York, 6 p.m.
eighth double-double of the season. 7:30 p.m. — Wright State vs Penn State, CBS 4. Virginia (3-0) beat Coppin State 97-40. bounds_W. Michigan 38 (Wimby 8), Ole Miss
46 (Salter 12). Total Fouls_W. Michigan 14, Ole Western Conference
5. Tennessee (3-0) beat Georgia Tech
Ole Miss will conclude its season Saturday at No. 22 Tennessee. Sports Network 66-53. Miss 15. A_1,311. First leg
Sunday’s Game
8:30 p.m. — Hall of Fame Classic, championship, 6. Nevada (3-0) beat Little Rock 87-59.
7. North Carolina (4-0) beat Stanford Football Sporting Kansas City at Portland, 6:30 p.m.
Second leg
Southern Mississippi Kansas City, Missouri, ESPN2
9 p.m. — Maui Invitational, semifinal, Maui,
90-72; beat Tennessee Tech 108-58.
8. Villanova (2-2) lost to No. 18 Michigan
73-46; lost to Furman 76-68, OT.
Late Saturday
Thursday, Nov. 29
Portland at Sporting Kansas City, 8:30 p.m.
Women’s basketball team beats Samford Hawaii, ESPN 103-52.
9. Auburn (3-0) beat Mississippi College Major College Scores MLS Cup
HATTIESBURG — Allie Kennedy had a career-high 17 points FAR WEST Saturday, Dec. 8
9 p.m. — Colorado at San Diego, ESPNU 10. Kentucky (3-1) beat North Dakota BYU 45, New Mexico St. 10 Sporting Kansas City-Portland winner at
Sunday to lead the Southern Mississippi women’s basketball team to a 10:30 p.m. — Texas A&M vs Washington, ESPN2 96-58; beat VMI 92-82. Fresno St. 23, San Diego St. 14 Atlanta-New York winner, 7 p.m.
11. Michigan State (3-1) beat Hawaii 35, UNLV 28
76-40 victory against Samford at Reed Green Coliseum.
Southern Miss (3-1) will play host to the annual Lady Eagle Thanks-
6 p.m. — Northern Illinois at Western Michigan,
Louisiana-Monroe 80-59; beat Tennessee
Tech 101-33.
12. Kansas State (4-0) beat Denver
Oregon 31, Arizona St. 29
Washington St. 69, Arizona 28
Weber St. 26, Idaho St. 13
giving Classic on Friday. Southern Miss will welcome Mississippi Valley
ESPNU 64-56; beat Eastern Kentucky 95-68. beat Nitto ATP Finals
State, Sam Houston State and Northwestern State to the Classic. Pennsylvania 64-48. The Associated Press Sunday
NBA 13. Oregon (3-1) lost to Iowa 77-69; beat
No. 15 Syracuse 80-65. Top 25
At O2 Arena, London
Purse: $8.5 million (Tour Final)
6:30 p.m. — Portland at New York, NBA TV
Alabama NHL
14. Florida State (2-0) did not play.
15. Syracuse (2-2) lost to UConn 83-76;
lost to No. 13 Oregon 80-65.
The weekly poll, with first-place votes in
parentheses, records through Nov. 17, total
points based on 25 points for a first-place vote
Surface: Hard-Indoor
Women’s basketball team will play host to Clemson 9:30 p.m. — Edmonton at San Jose, NBC Sports 16. Virginia Tech (4-0) beat Ball State
73-64; beat Northeastern 88-60; beat No. 23
through one point for a 25th-place vote, and
previous ranking:
Alexander Zverev (3), Germany, def. Novak
Djokovic (1), Serbia, 6-4, 6-3.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The Alabama women’s basketball team Network Purdue 89-83. Rec. Pts Pv Doubles
will play host to Clemson at 7 p.m. Monday (SEC Network) at Coleman 17. Mississippi State (3-0) beat Long 1. Alabama (61) 11-0 1525 1 Championship
SOCCER Beach State 79-51. 2. Clemson 11-0 1455 2 Mike Bryan and Jack Sock (5), United States,
Coliseum. 11 a.m. — U-17 Women’s World Cup, 18. Michigan (5-0) beat No. 8 Villanova 3. Notre Dame 11-0 1412 3 def. Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut
Alabama (2-1) is coming off of a 62-61 overtime win against SMU 73-46; beat George Washington 84-61; beat 4. Michigan 10-1 1327 4 (8), France, 5-7, 6-1, 13-11.
Japan-Mexico, FS2 Providence 66-47. 5. Georgia 10-1 1288 5
on Thursday in Dallas.
This is the first time the two teams have played against each other
1:30 p.m. — UEFA Nations League, Sweden vs.
19. Clemson (3-0) beat Sam Houston
State 74-59.
6. Oklahoma
7. Washington State
10-1 1182 6
10-1 1149 8 Transactions
in Coleman Coliseum. Russia, ESPNEWS 95-58.
20. UCLA (3-0) beat Saint Francis (Pa.) 8. LSU
8. UCF
9-2 1064 10
10-0 1064 11 Sunday’s Moves
Clemson (2-1), which is led by first-year head coach Amanda But- 1:30 p.m. — International Friendly, USA-Italy, FS1 21. TCU (3-0) beat Fresno State 77-69. 10. Ohio State 10-1 1019 9 HOCKEY
National Hockey League
22. LSU (4-0) beat Memphis 85-76; beat 11. Texas 8-3 856 13
ler, who used to coach at Florida, is coming off a 69-57 loss to then-No. 2 p.m. — U-17 Women’s World Cup, Louisiana Tech 74-67. 12. West Virginia 8-2 822 7 ANAHEIM DUCKS — Recalled Ds Josh
Mahura and Jake Dotchin, and G Kevin Boyle
10 South Carolina on Nov. 15. Finland-Uruguay, FS2 23. Purdue (3-1) beat Appalachian State
92-70; beat Davidson 79-58; lost to No. 16
13. Florida
14. Utah State
8-3 707 15
10-1 667 14 from the San Diego (AHL). Assigned D Luke
— From Special Reports Virginia Tech 89-83. 15. Penn State 8-3 659 16 Schenn to San Diego.
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New England 7 3 0 .700 280 236 5-0-0 2-3-0 5-2-0 2-1-0 2-0-0

QB Smith
Miami 5 5 0 .500 199 256 4-1-0 1-4-0 4-3-0 1-2-0 2-1-0
Buffalo 3 7 0 .300 137 251 1-3-0 2-4-0 2-5-0 1-2-0 1-1-0
N.Y. Jets 3 7 0 .300 208 254 2-3-0 1-4-0 2-5-0 1-2-0 0-3-0
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7 3
5 5
5 5
3 7
0 .700 239 205 3-1-0 4-2-0 5-2-0 2-1-0 2-1-0
0 .500 298 249 3-2-0 2-3-0 4-4-0 1-1-0 2-1-0
0 .500 178 189 3-1-0 2-4-0 3-5-0 2-0-0 2-1-0
0 .300 176 219 2-4-0 1-3-0 2-5-0 1-2-0 0-3-0
broken leg
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Pittsburgh 7 2 1 .750 299 225 3-2-0 4-0-1 4-2-1 3-0-0 3-1-1
Baltimore 5 5 0 .500 237 181 3-2-0 2-3-0 5-3-0 0-2-0 2-3-0
Cincinnati 5 5 0 .500 256 312 3-2-0 2-3-0 3-3-0 2-2-0 1-2-0
Cleveland 3 6 1 .350 218 263 3-2-1 0-4-0 2-4-1 1-2-0 1-1-1 By The Associated Press
W L T Pct PF PA Home Away AFC NFC Div Thirty-three years to
Kansas City 9 1 0 .900 353 240 5-0-0 4-1-0 7-1-0 2-0-0 3-0-0 the day after the Redskins
L.A. Chargers 7 3 0 .700 262 209 3-2-0 4-1-0 5-2-0 2-1-0 2-2-0 lost quarterback Joe Theis-
Denver 4 6 0 .400 228 235 2-3-0 2-3-0 2-5-0 2-1-0 2-2-0
Oakland 2 8 0 .200 170 293 1-4-0 1-4-0 1-5-0 1-3-0 0-3-0 mann to a broken leg, Alex
NATIONAL CONFERENCE Smith’s season ended on
East an eerily similar injury in
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Washington 6 4 0 .600 197 198 3-3-0 3-1-0 6-2-0 0-2-0 2-0-0 the Houston Texans on Sun-
Dallas 5 5 0 .500 203 190 3-1-0 2-4-0 4-3-0 1-2-0 2-1-0
Philadelphia 4 6 0 .400 205 231 2-3-0 2-3-0 2-5-0 2-1-0 1-1-0 day.
N.Y. Giants 3 7 0 .300 215 263 1-4-0 2-3-0 2-6-0 1-1-0 0-3-0 Smith broke his right
South tibia and fibula on a sack by
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New Orleans 9 1 0 .900 378 239 4-1-0 5-0-0 6-1-0 3-0-0 1-1-0
Carolina 6 4 0 .600 260 252 5-0-0 1-4-0 4-3-0 2-1-0 1-1-0
through the third quarter
Atlanta 4 6 0 .400 263 276 3-3-0 1-3-0 4-3-0 0-3-0 2-1-0 and will require surgery.
Tampa Bay 3 7 0 .300 267 329 2-2-0 1-5-0 2-5-0 1-2-0 1-2-0 The veteran quarterback’s
North leg turned the wrong way,
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Chicago 7 3 0 .700 294 195 5-1-0 2-2-0 5-1-0 2-2-0 2-1-0
Minnesota 5 4 1 .550 241 229 3-2-0 2-2-1 4-3-1 1-1-0 1-1-1
did when he was sacked by
Green Bay 4 5 1 .450 247 243 4-0-1 0-5-0 2-4-1 2-1-0 1-1-1 Lawrence Taylor on a Mon-
Detroit 4 6 0 .400 222 263 3-2-0 1-4-0 2-5-0 2-1-0 1-2-0 day night game in 1985.
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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) tries to escape from the tackle of Theismann’s injury ended
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L.A. Rams 9 1 0 .900 335 231 5-0-0 4-1-0 6-1-0 3-0-0 4-0-0 Atlanta Falcons defensive end Vic Beasley (44) in the second half of their game
Seattle 5 5 0 .500 246 216 2-2-0 3-3-0 4-3-0 1-2-0 1-2-0 Sunday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. “I know it was very
painful for him and heart-

Prescott leads late FG DRIVE
Arizona 2 8 0 .200 145 248 1-5-0 1-3-0 2-5-0 0-3-0 2-2-0
San Francisco 2 8 0 .200 230 266 2-3-0 0-5-0 1-6-0 1-2-0 0-3-0 breaking for a lot of people,”
Redskins coach Jay Gruden
Thursday, Nov. 15 Thursday’s Games said. “He’s a great guy and
Seattle 27, Green Bay 24 Chicago at Detroit, 11:30 a.m.
Sunday’s Games By PAUL NEWBERRY
hard worker and one of the
Dallas 22, Atlanta 19
Washington at Dallas, 3:30 p.m.
Atlanta at New Orleans, 7:20 p.m. The Associated Press
Cowboys 22, Falcons 19 key leaders on this football
Indianapolis 38, Tennessee 10 Sunday, Nov. 25 team. These things happen
Detroit 20, Carolina 19 Seattle at Carolina, Noon ATLANTA — Brett Maher got anoth- ton, 23-21. The teams meet on Thanks- in pro football, unfortunate-
N.Y. Giants 38, Tampa Bay 35 New England at N.Y. Jets, Noon ly. Just hate to see them hap-
Baltimore 24, Cincinnati 21 Jacksonville at Buffalo, Noon er shot on the final play of the game. giving Day with first place on the line.
Houston 23, Washington 21 San Francisco at Tampa Bay, Noon This time, he made it count. “We’ve got a big one against as big a pen with a guy like Alex.”
Pittsburgh 20, Jacksonville 16 Oakland at Baltimore, Noon Maher’s 42-yard field goal as time ex- rival as there is in sports,” Dallas owner Theismann attended the
Oakland 23, Arizona 21 N.Y. Giants at Philadelphia, Noon pired Sunday gave Dallas a 22-19 victory Jerry Jones said. “We have a lot at stake game and said he turned
Denver 23, L.A. Chargers 22 Cleveland at Cincinnati, Noon
against the Atlanta Falcons after the re- there.” away after Smith went
New Orleans 48, Philadelphia 7 Arizona at L.A. Chargers, 3:05 p.m.
surgent Cowboys squandered a 10-point Atlanta (4-6) dropped its second in a down.
Chicago 25, Minnesota 20 Pittsburgh at Denver, 3:25 p.m. “It brought back vivid
Open: Buffalo, San Francisco, Miami, Miami at Indianapolis, 3:25 p.m. lead in the fourth quarter. row and now faces long odds to reach the
New England, Cleveland, N.Y. Jets Green Bay at Minnesota, 7:20 p.m. A month ago, Maher clanked a postseason — especially playing in the memories,” Theismann
Today’s Game Open: L.A. Rams, Kansas City NFC South, where the Falcons trail New said.
52-yarder off the left upright that
Kansas City at L.A. Rams, 7:15 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26
Orleans and Carolina. Smith wasn’t the only
would’ve forced overtime in a 20-17 loss
Tennessee at Houston, 7:15 p.m. quarterback hurt during
to Washington. And he had to shake off “It’s aggravating,” cornerback Robert
Sunday’s early games. The
Individual Leaders — Week 11 a missed extra point earlier Sunday that Alford said. “We’ve got to learn to finish
Titans lost quarterback
gave the Falcons an opening to tie it up. games.”
NFC AFC Marcus Mariota in the fi-
“I was confident,” Maher said. “Every Ezekiel Elliott had a huge day for the
Quarterbacks Quarterbacks nal minute of the first half
Att Com Yds TD Int Att Com Yds TD Int time I step on the field, the goal is to go Cowboys in what was a defensive slug- of their blowout loss to the
Goff, LA 332 227 3134 22 6 Mahomes, KC 345 231 3150 31 7 one for one. Everyone in here is doing fest until a wild fourth quarter, with the Colts when he reinjured his
A. Rodgers, GB 385 238 3073 19 1 Rthlisberger, PIT 369 244 2888 21 7
so much for our team. For the offense to teams combining for 26 points over the right elbow.
Ryan, ATL 353 251 3015 21 3 Brady, NE 371 242 2748 17 7
Cousins, MIN 363 259 2685 17 5 Luck, IND 371 246 2472 26 9 be able to drive the ball down the field last 15 minutes. He had 122 yards rush- The Texans lost both
Brees, NOR 304 235 2601 21 1 Flacco, BAL 379 232 2465 12 6 and get us in position again, and L.P. ing on 23 carries, including a 23-yard of their starting guards
Manning, NYG 346 234 2565 11 6 P. Rivers, LAC 272 183 2459 21 4 (snapper Louis-Philippe Ladouceur) touchdown, and led the team with seven against Washington —
Stafford, DET 331 221 2385 16 8 D. Carr, OAK 319 228 2441 10 8
Trubisky, CHI 290 190 2304 19 7 Keenum, DEN 330 210 2400 11 10
and Chris (Jones, the holder) coming catches for 79 yards. Zach Fulton to a shoulder
Fitzpatrick, TAM 225 151 2199 17 9 Watson, HOU 285 185 2389 17 7 through like they always do, I was just Matt Ryan threw a 34-yard touch- injury on the first drive and
Ru. Wilson, SEA 278 184 2192 23 5 Bortles, JAC 328 201 2341 12 8 happy to do my part.” down pass to Julio Jones for Atlanta’s Senio Kelemete to an ankle
The Cowboys (5-5) have won two only touchdown with 1 minute, 52 sec- injury in the second quarter.
Rushers Rushers
Att Yds Avg LG TD Att Yds Avg LG TD
straight on the road and trail Washington onds remaining to tie the game. But Dal- For the Redskins, defensive
Gurley, LA 198 988 5.0 29 13 Conner, PIT 164 771 4.7 30 10 by only one game in the NFC East after las drove 51 yards in 10 plays, setting up lineman Jonathan Allen was
E. Elliott, DAL 168 831 4.9 41 4 K. Hunt, KC 167 754 4.5 45 7 the division leaders lost at home to Hous- Maher’s winning kick as time expired. evaluated for a concussion
A. Ptrsn, WAS 155 672 4.3 64t 4 M. Gordon, LAC 125 672 5.4 34t 7 but returned.
Breida, SNF 113 632 5.6 66t 3 Lindsay, DEN 110 591 5.4 53 3
Barkley, NYG 131 586 4.5 68t 5 N. Chubb, CLE 94 579 6.2 92t 5 The Detroit Lions also
C. Carson, SEA 128 580 4.5 24 3 Mixon, CIN 116 570 4.9 43 4 suffered a blow on offense
McCaffrey, CAR 123 579 4.7 45 4 Crowell, NYJ 114 552 4.8 77t 6 when rookie running back
K. Johnson, DET 103 554 5.4 71 Gore, MIA 117 528 4.5 39 0 Kerryon Johnson hurt his
2 L. Miller, HOU 125 525 4.2 58 2
Kamara, NOR 123 546 4.4 49t 11 Michel, NE 106 453 4.3 34t 4
left knee against the Car-
Aa. Jones, GBY 84 534 6.4 67 5 olina Panthers. He left in
Receivers the third quarter and didn’t
Receivers No Yds Avg LG TD return after running for 87
No Yds Avg LG TD DHopkins, HOU 63 894 14.2 49t 7
yards on 15 carries.
Ju. Jones, ATL 67 1040 15.5 58 2 T. Hill, KC 55 891 16.2 75t 9
D. Adams, GBY 72 953 13.2 57 9 Kelce, KC 57 787 13.8 43 6 Panthers quarterback
MiThomas, NOR 78 950 12.2 72t 7 SSchuster, PIT 56 762 13.6 75t 3 Cam Newton suffered
Thielen, MIN 78 947 12.1 68 7 ESanders, DEN 56 707 12.6 64t 3 an apparent ankle injury
Beckham, NYG 65 858 13.2 51 4 A. Brown, PIT 57 690 12.1 53t 10 against the Lions. He left
Cooks, LA 51 857 16.8 57 3 K. Allen, LAC 53 687 13.0 54 2
M. Evans, TAM 50 837 16.7 72t 4 A. Green, CIN 45 687 15.3 38t 6 briefly in the third quarter
R. Woods, LA 55 832 15.1 36 3 Boyd, CIN 52 685 13.2 49 5 but returned.
Ertz, PHL 75 789 10.5 34 5 Jo. Brown, BAL 34 601 17.7 71 4 Ravens offensive tackle
Kittle, SNF 50 775 15.5 82t 3 Ronnie Stanley, who’s had
Punters No Yds Lg Avg
ankle issues lately, limped
No Yds Lg Avg Koch, BAL 38 1818 63 47.8 off the field twice against
Johnston, PHL 37 1834 68 49.6 Kern, TEN 39 1844 62 47.3 the Bengals.
M. Dickson, SEA 48 2322 69 48.4 R. Allen, NE 38 1759 66 46.3 In the Giants’ win over
A. Lee, ARI 52 2507 61 48.2 L. Edwards, NYJ 55 2544 62 46.3 the Buccaneers, New York
Dixon, NYG 40 1882 60 47.0 Sanchez, IND 30 1379 61 46.0
Palardy, CAR 37 1680 59 45.4 D. Colquitt, KC 28 1270 67 45.4 defensive lineman Kerry
Scott, GBY 39 1754 67 45.0 Haack, MIA 51 2305 65 45.2 Chuck Cook/USA TODAY Sports Wynn left in the second half
O’Donnell, CHI 33 1482 63 44.9 Bojorquez, BUF 45 2028 60 45.1 New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) makes a throw in the first quarter with a concussion. Tampa
S. Martin, DET 33 1472 61 44.6 B. Colquitt, CLE 64 2883 79 45.0 against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Bay tight end O.J. Howard
Wile, MIN 40 1781 70 44.5 T. Daniel, HOU 43 1914 61 44.5
left in the fourth quarter
Anger, TAM 30 1334

Punt Returners
64 44.5

No Yds Avg Long TD
Punt Returners
Yds Avg Long TD
A. Roberts, NYJ 17 285 16.8 78t 1
Brees has big day in ninth-straight win with an ankle injury.
Jaguars right guard A.J.
Cann injured a hamstring
Natson, LA 16 230 14.4 60 0 Jak. Grant, MIA 14 228 16.3 71t 1 By BRET T MARTEL
Saints 48, Eagles 7 “It’s hard to stop us,” in Jacksonville’s loss to the
Cohen, CHI 21 265 12.6 42 0 T. Hill, KC 14 175 12.5 91t 1 The Associated Press Kamara said.
Sherels, MIN 14 126 9.0 24 0 D. King, LAC 16 184 11.5 56 0 Steelers.
Receiver Michael The reigning Super
Kirk, ARI 13 86 6.6 44 0 Dw. Harris, OAK 12 128 10.7 49 0 NEW ORLEANS — Sunday that marked the
AHmphrs, TAM 14 92 6.6 16 0 Switzer, PIT 17 176 10.4 23 0 Thomas said the Eagles Bowl champion Philadel-
Lockett, SEA 18 109 6.1 19 0 Peppers, CLE 19 179 9.4 33 0 Drew Brees grinned, Eagles’ worst loss by far were “just in the way, next
paused as if searching for since they won last sea- phia Eagles were banged
TyErvin, HOU 21 175 8.3 27 0 team up. We just had to do up even more in a loss to the
Kickoff Returners Mickens, JAC 12 59 4.9 16 0 the right words, and even son’s Super Bowl. what we had to do, regard-
No Yds Avg LG TD let out the beginnings of a In fact, it was the worst Saints. Center Jason Kelce
Countess, LA 17 419 24.6 40 0 Kickoff Returners less.” hurt his elbow in the first
No Yds Avg LG TD laugh. loss by a reigning Super Brees’ other touch- quarter, safety Avonte Mad-
Scoring Jennings, TEN 12 431 35.9 94t 1 The Saints have made Bowl champion. down passes went for 3 dox left early with a knee
Touchdowns Patterson, NE 17 525 30.9 95t 1 40-point outings look “I haven’t gotten my yards to Austin Carr, 15
TD Rush Rec Ret Pts Jak. Grant, MIA 18 535 29.7 102t 1 injury, defensive back Rasul
routine lately, and the re- (butt) kicked like that in a yards to rookie Tre’Quan
Gurley, LA 17 13 4 0 108 Erickson, CIN 18 483 26.8 51 0 Douglas had to be helped
cord-setting quarterback long time,” Eagles defen- Smith and 23 yards to
Kamara, NOR 14 11 3 0 88 M. Murphy, BUF 13 324 24.9 49 0 off the field with a left leg in-
D. Adams, GBY 9 0 9 0 54 is trying to enjoy it with- sive end Chris Long said. Thomas. Smith had 10 jury and long snapper Rick
Dav. Jhnsn, ARI 8 6 2 0 48 Scoring out showing a hint of com- Brees was 22-for-30 catches for 157 yards, Lovato was evaluated for a
McCaffrey, CAR 8 4 4 0 48 Touchdowns placency. and didn’t turn over the
Barkley, NYG 7 5 2 0 44 TD Rush Rec Ret Pts while Thomas’ four catch- concussion.
Lockett, SEA 7 0 7 0 42 K. Hunt, KC 13 7 6 0 78 “It’s a lot of points, but ball, giving him 25 touch- es for 92 yards made him For the Saints, right
Ridley, ATL 7 0 7 0 42 Conner, PIT 11 10 1 0 70 we have a high standard down passes and only one the first receiver in Saints guard Larry Watford left in
Thielen, MIN 7 0 7 0 42 M. Gordon, LAC 11 7 4 0 70 for ourselves,” Brees said. interception this season. history to surpass 1,000 the third quarter to be eval-
MThomas, NOR 7 0 7 0 42 A. Brown, PIT 10 0 10 0 60 Brees’ fourth touchdown
“You’re still not satisfied yards receiving in each of uated for a concussion.
Ebron, IND 10 1 9 0 60
Kicking because you know you seemed to encapsulate his first three seasons. The Los Angeles Char-
PAT FG LG Pts Kicking could have done a little New Orleans’ audacious Mark Ingram rushed gers lost defensive tackle
Lutz, NOR 33/34 19/20 54 90 PAT FG LG Pts bit better — but the end approach to the game. He 16 times for 103 yards, in- Corey Liuget to a knee
M. Crosby, GBY 23/25 20/26 53 83 Butker, KC 41/43 16/17 46 89
Gostkowski, NE 31/31 19/22 52 88
result is good.” hit running back Alvin cluding touchdowns of 14 injury during the second
Gould, SNF 19/20 21/22 53 82
Maher, DAL 17/17 18/22 55 71 Myers, NYJ 19/20 21/23 56 82 Brees threw for 363 Kamara in stride down yards and 1 yard. Kamara quarter of their loss to the
Prater, DET 19/19 17/20 52 70 Fairbairn, HOU 21/22 19/22 54 78 yards and four touch- the right sideline for a 37 added 71 yards to help Broncos, and coach Antho-
Parkey, CHI 30/32 13/18 50 69 Tucker, BAL 21/22 16/18 55 69 downs, and the Saints yards on a fourth-and-7 New Orleans finish with ny Lynn said after the game
Rosas, NYG 12/12 19/20 53 69 Succop, TEN 15/15 17/20 54 66
Hopkins, WAS 17/17 17/19 56 68 Vinatieri, IND 24/26 14/17 54 66
won their ninth-straight play that gave the Saints 546 yards and score at that the eighth-year player
Janikowski, SEA 30/30 12/16 56 66 J. Sanders, MIA 20/21 15/16 50 65 game with a 48-7 demo- (9-1) a 45-7 lead early in least 40 for the sixth time might miss the rest of the
Jak. Elliott, PHL 20/20 14/18 56 62 McManus, DEN 22/22 13/16 53 61 lition of Philadelphia on the fourth quarter. this season. season.
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Espinoza-Hunter’s com-
ment reflected how quickly
Carter and Teaira
No. 9 Maryland beats
No. 10 South Carolina
she has bought into Schae- McCowan each had five
fer’s mind-set. The addition blocked shots. McCowan
of graduate transfer Anriel fell shy of a double-double
Howard from Texas A&M with six rebounds, but she
has helped the Bulldogs had her 10th-straight game
By JEFFREY COLLINS 3-pointer on the first pos-
reload in an effort to make The Associated Press session of the second half
in double figures. She has
MSU’s dream of a third- scored 20 or more points put Maryland up 48-26, the
straight trip to the national COLUMBIA, S.C. — Terps turned the ball over
seven times in that stretch. Maryland women’s basket-
title game a reality. ... The Bulldogs scored 68 nine times in the period.
Considering Espino- ball coach Brenda Frese But South Carolina (2-1)
points in the paint. ... MSU doesn’t mind learning her
za-Hunter said she thought shot 71.1 percent from missed all six of its 3-point-
she would see “cows, peo- team is resilient early if ers in the quarter and could
the field in the first half to they can figure out a way
ple riding horses, and all lead 64-16 at halftime. ... only knock eight points of
that stuff, just your typical to win. Maryland’s lead.
MSU won its 40th-straight
country stuff you see on The No. 9 Terrapins (4- Gamecocks coach Dawn
non-conference game in
TV.” If you have ever been the regular season. ... MSU
0) beat No. 10 South Car- Staley said her team’s prob- Sudoku YESTERDAY’S ANSWER
Sunday’s answer
to Storrs, Connecticut, you has won 23 in a row against
olina 85-61 on Sunday in
a game where they fell be-
lems — they were outre-
bounded 53-29 by Mary-
Sudoku is a number-
5 4
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might think the same thing non-conference opponents placing puzzle
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at home going back to the a 9x9 grid
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UConn’s ability to be able Cowan and fellow senior 22-19 by the time the peri- rectable. given numbers.
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the numbers
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to become a national pow- Jazzmun Holmes recorded “We’re not very good at is
1 to place
to 9 in thethe numbers
empty spaces
er, but now the Huskies are 26-1 run where Maryland this time,” Staley said. “It’s 1sotothat
9 ineach
the empty spaces
row, each 3 6 2 8 7 1 9 5 4
their 103rd win to move to so that each row, each
one of the nation’s elite pro- 103-15. They need 23 wins scored on 12 of its next 15 a young season. I’m not fret- column and each 3x3 box 8 5 4 6 3 9 1 7 2
containsand theeach
same3x3 box
grams. The same could be to match last year’s se- possessions ting it.” number 4 8 5 3 9 7 2 6 1
contains the same number
said for MSU. “South Carolina came Stephanie Jones scored only once. The difficulty
nior class for the program only once. The difficulty 6 3 9 1 5 2 7 4 8
out with the first punch, but 18 points, Channise Lew- level increases from
“The people here real- wins record (126). ... MSU level increases from 2 7 1 4 8 6 5 9 3
I loved the fact we settled is had 10 points and a ca- Monday to Sunday.
ly lived up to it,” Espino- scored 100 or more points Monday to Sunday. Difficulty Level 11/17

za-Hunter said when asked in back-to-back games for in,” Frese said. reer-high 12 assists and
about her expectations of the first time since Nov. 21, It was a cushion Mary- Kaila Charles had 17 points
coming to Starkville. 2015, and Nov. 24, 2015. land needed. After Lewis’ and 10 rebounds.

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MSU coach Joe Moorhead thinks returned to Mississippi has been Abram also does it in how he
it’s a testament to Abram’s football for the team. practices.
IQ and his competitive nature that “I don’t think you have to have “He loves practice as much as
he has been able to make the move a C on your chest to be a captain,” he loves games, and what you see
look easy. C.J. Morgan, who is tak- Moorhead said. “Johnathan’s not a
ing Abram’s spot at strong safety, captain. He’s not on the leadership
in games is what we see during the Sunday’s Cryptoquote:
week,” Moorhead said.
also believed Abram would succeed. council, but he’s one of the best
Abram brings that energy be-
“It’s not a transition for John. leaders on this football team — by
cause MSU matters to him. He said
That’s John. That’s what he does,” example and emotionally. I think he
Morgan said. “He knows what ev- wears his emotions on his sleeve in he elected to stay in the state of Mis-
erybody’s doing on every single a good way, and I don’t think there’s sissippi after playing at Jones Col-
play, no matter what position. He’s a guy on our team that enjoys the lege despite receiving numerous
a student of the game, and that’s process more than him.” offers from out-of-state schools. He
something I aspire to be.” Abram said Nick Fitzgerald and said he wanted to make something
After playing in 10 games at Gerri Green deserve their status as of himself at a school in Mississip-
Georgia in 2015, Abram transferred captains because they have been pi and he wanted to do something
to Jones College. In 2016, Abram with the program for four years. He meaningful. He did both Saturday.
was named the No. 1 junior college said he tries to use his position as a “Playing with all my friends on
safety in the country. He then en- starter to help set the example for Senior Day, at home, it’s probably
rolled at MSU in January 2017 and his teammates. one of the best feelings ever. I’ll
went through spring practice. “A lot of guys look up to me and never forget this day,” said Abram,
The 6-foot, 215-pounder from follow me, so I try to be the best
before he looking forward to MSU’s
East Marion High School under- role model for those guys I can be,
next game against Ole Miss on
stands the switch enables him to young and old,” Abram said.
showcase his versatility to NFL Abram does that in how he in- Thursday in the Battle for the Gold-
scouts, but he didn’t change posi- teracts with his teammates and en Egg. “We have to do what we
tions for selfish reasons. He did it how he elevates the energy of po- have to do to get that trophy back.”
because the Bulldogs needed him sition-mate Mark McLaurin while Follow Dispatch sports writer
to do it. communicating with Cameron Dan- Brett Hudson on Twitter @Brett_
Everything he has done since he tzler and Erroll Thompson. Hudson

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Monday (ESPNU) when 4, 170-pounder can play “I felt good the other is pushing him for more.
No. 17 MSU (3-0) takes multiple positions and can night. They just weren’t “He’s playing good
on Arizona State (3-0) in stretch the defense, as ev- falling,” said Carter, who defense. I’m really im-
the MGM Resorts Main idenced by the fact he is had 17 points on 7-for-17 pressed with him defen-
Event in Las Vegas. tied for the team lead in shooting in a 79-51 victory sively,” Howland said.
“I thought Tyson gave 3-pointers (five) with La- Friday night. “I didn’t put “He’s an outstanding ACROSS
us great minutes again, mar Peters. too much thought into it.” passer that can make 1 Robin snacks
coming in the game and Against Hartford, Car- Carter’s ability to play plays for others that we’d 6 Red-ink entry
knocking down the shot,” ter made 4 of 7 3-pointers the point could become like to see. 11 Blockhead
Howland said after Car- and played point guard, more valuable if the inju- “One thing we’ve got to 12 Make blank
ter scored 14 points and which was a contrast from ry sophomore guard Nick get better at is post feed- 13 Musical speed
had two steals against his usual shooting guard. Weatherspoon suffered ing. I want him to be one 14 Dinner setting
Hartford. “Very steady- Against Austin Peay in the opening minutes of our best post feeders. 15 Equestrian game
17 Japanese
ing, plays great defense. and Long Beach State, against Long Beach State We didn’t feel like we got
There’s no question Ty- Carter was 1-for-12 from wears on. enough post feeds in our 18 Split into shares
son is just like a starter 3-point range, but Carter Even if Carter doesn’t second game.” 22 Persia, today
for us out there.” trusts his offseason shoot- see more minutes at the Follow Dispatch sports 23 Mason’s tool
Carter’s versatility also ing program will produce point, his development in writer Brett Hudson on 27 Dance in a line
is a bonus. The 6-foot- results this season. other areas is why Howland Twitter @Brett_Hudson 29 Black card

30 Guarantee
32 Prudish person
33 Concert per- Sunday’s answer
Continued from Page 1B formers
MSU did something in the first The idea that MSU wouldn’t It helps when you can guard. It’s 35 Distant 5 Arose 25 Fix copy
38 Harrow rival 6 Roundabout 26 Tripod trio
quarter it didn’t do in the last two be able to exert its defensive will hard to run when you are taking
39 Precise routes 28 Short solo
seasons: It held an opponent with- against the nation’s elite vanished the ball out. You can play defense,
41 Wading bird 7 Memorable time 31 Have lunch
out a field goal. The Eagles were in the NCAA tournament. In 2016- get a stop, and get a rebound. We’ve 8 Newborn 34 Seasonal songs
45 “Cats” poet
0-for-10 from the field in six-point 17, MSU limited Baylor to two field got a chance to really get out.” 46 Writer Pirandello 9 Cruise stop 35 Trough fill
opening quarter. Coppin State goals in overtime en route to its MSU converted 31 turnovers into 47 River part 10 Freshman, 36 Car bar
was 2-for-9 from the field in the victory in the regional final. Last a 50-4 edge in points off turnovers. 48 Tea stirrer usually 37 Track part
third quarter en route to an 11-for- season, MSU held UCLA to two Those numbers likely won’t be 16 Rent out 40 Guest’s bed
56 showing (19.6 percent) for the field goals in the second quarter in matched very often the rest of the DOWN 18 Casino cubes 42 2016 Olympics
game. That mark eclipsed an oppo- the regional finals. It then limited season, but the Bulldogs also held 1 Humor 19 Steel ingredient city
nent’s low mark for field goal shoot- Louisville to one field goal in over- the Eagles to two field goals in the 2 Poem of praise 20 Moving trucks 43 Swelled head
ing percentage last season (22 per- time to get back to the national title third quarter, which showed they 3 Brink 21 Appearing unex- 44 Bronze ingre-
cent by Louisiana). game. MSU continued its defensive stayed interested and were ruthless 4 Taking care of pectedly dient
“I’m proud of our kids and how posture in the championship match- in delivering a knockout blow like a loose ends 24 Conflicts
hard we played,” Schaefer said. “As up against Notre Dame, holding the national heavyweight. With three
I told them when we were in the Fighting Irish to one field goal in quarters of holding opponents to
locker room, it’s not about who we the second quarter. two or fewer field goals in a quarter
are playing, it’s about us playing. I MSU displayed that shark-in- (the first came against Virginia) in
would tell that to anybody, any fan the-water defensive mentality in the their possession, McCowan and Es-
when you come see our team play. I first quarter against Coppin State. pinoza-Hinter hopes the Bulldogs
thought Coppin State played really The Bulldogs’ pressure and energy continue to develop good habits,
hard. I just thought we jumped on led Coppin State coach DeWayne even when they’re in games when
them early and got them on their Burroughs to tell one of his players they know they should win going
heels. It was just hard for them to as she came to the bench, “You’re away.
recover after that. I give our kids a playing scared.” “It’s all in the mind-set,” McCow-
lot of credit for that.” Despite saying his team has a an said. “What we do here is we
MSU limited opponents to one long way to go, especially on de- play hard and work hard. If you’re
or two field goals in a quarter 14 fense, Schaefer liked the signs he supposed to beat them by 60, 70, it
times in 2016-17. They went 12-0 saw from his defense. doesn’t matter. You go out and do
in those games. Last season, the “I think that is something we that.”
Bulldogs held opponents to one are really good at,” Schaefer said. Said Espinoza-Hunter, “Every
or two field goals in a quarter 16 “We’ve worked hard at putting time you step on the floor for a
times. Those good defensive habits our head down and running. The game, whether it is the No. 1-ranked
were forged in early season games first two steps on a change of pos- opponent or if they’re unranked, we
against Maine, Louisiana, Colum- session doesn’t need to be walks. need to attack them as if they are a
bia, and Green Bay and then pol- They need to be sprints. Put your competitor.”
ished against SEC competition like head down and run. I say it every Follow Dispatch sports editor
Tennessee, Missouri, Ole Miss, and day in practice to them. It’s some- Adam Minichino on Twitter @
Kentucky. thing that we’ve really worked on. ctsportseditor Log cabin
The Dispatch • Monday, November 19, 2018 5B


Logano spoils Big Three party to win NASCAR title in Miami
By JENNA FRYER won an improbable first NA- Inside Logano won the title in his Gibbs, who saw his former
The Associated Press SCAR title by soundly beating a 10th season at NASCAR’s top lev- driver beat current driver Busch
trio of former champions. Logano Race Results. Page 2B el, six years after Penske rescued for the title, was pleased for Lo-
HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Joey won the season finale Sunday at him from the unemployment line. gano.
Logano raced into NASCAR Homestead-Miami Speedway to He started with Joe Gibbs Rac- “I think it’s great for them
anointed as its next star. He was grab the Cup title in a season in Busch teammate Daniel Suarez ing as a teenager, made his debut and Joey,” Gibbs said. “Great kid,
18, dubbed “Sliced Bread” be- which he barely contended until for a race-changing caution. days after his 18th birthday and great family. I’m sure he’s going
cause of all the hype, and in way the playoffs began. He was fourth on the restart was pushed into the Cup Series to make a great champion.”
over his head. The year was dominated by with 15 laps remaining but pow- prematurely when Gibbs need- Logano’s title closes a banner
It made Logano an easy target Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick and ered his way alongside leader ed a replacement driver for Tony year for Penske, which was elect-
on and off the track and threat- reigning series champion Mar- Truex, used a strong move in the Stewart. ed to the NASCAR Hall of Fame,
ened his career. Logano was out tin Truex Jr., with Logano calling outside lane three laps later to When Logano didn’t deliver won the Indianapolis 500 for a
of a job five years after he arrived the championship field “The Big take over the top spot, and Loga- for Gibbs he was grabbed by Pen- record 17th time, and celebrated
but given a second chance by Three and Me.” no pulled away to win for Penske. ske, who won got his first Cup Team Penske’s 500th victory as
Roger Penske, the titans of mo- But Logano kicked it into an- “We were the favorite. We title in 2012 with Keselowski, the an organization.
torsports. other gear during the playoffs executed down the stretch like driver who pushed for Logano to “Every time I think about how
Now he’s part of Penske’s sto- with two victories and eight top- nobody’s business,” Logano said. be hired as his new teammate. we succeed and how we can be
ried history as NASCAR’s newest 10 finishes in the postseason. “I knew we had a short-run car. I “I think when it’s time to go, better, one thing is ‘What’s your
champion. He led a race-high 80 laps but said it before the race started that he’s the guy,” Penske said. “I brand?’” Penske said. “This kind
The underdog on paper but the title was slipping away in the if it was anything longer than 25 couldn’t ask for a better result of winning, not only on the race-
the favorite in his mind, Logano waning laps until Team Penske laps we were going to be in trou- and a guy that delivers it for the track but in business, drives a
busted up The Big Three and teammate Brad Keselowski spun ble. That showed all day.” whole team.” great Penske brand.”

Comics & Puzzles
Dear Abby
EAR ABBY: Because you When I objected, she became
I have a are still grieving, emotional and left in a huff.
friend who and your friend She and her husband were
constantly talks is unable to help coming to help again, but
about all the neg- you cope with beforehand she had already
ative politics go- your sadness, it told my son how they were
ing on today. I’m might help you planning to get things done.
sick of hearing it. to join a grief Any time there’s even a hint of
It’s not because support group in a problem, she calls my son
I don’t care or which you can air and tells him about it, and
disagree, but it those feelings obviously, only from her point
has become the with others who of view.
ZITS topic of every understand. I’m afraid irreparable
conversation. As to your damage has been done to our
She’s extremely friendship with relationship, and I don’t know
depressed, has the troubled indi- what to do. I have no other
major anxiety vidual you wrote relatives. Please advise. —
issues and,
Dear Abby about, it might BROKENHEARTED IN TEXAS
despite seeing a be healthier for DEAR BROKENHEARTED:
therapist, her condition has you to step back for a time. I’m sorry you are brokenheart-
not only not improved, but has You are not equipped to han- ed, but with time your broken
gotten worse. dle – or help her handle – her heart will heal. From your
I feel it has become a one- anxiety and depression. That’s description of her, your sister
way conversation, and she’s her therapist’s job, and unless appears to be overbearing
not interested in listening to you can pry her off the topic of and loose-lipped. Unless you
me. This is extremely upset- politics and on to something are willing to live according to
ting because my husband more neutral, your time would her rules, what you should do
GARFIELD passed away two years ago, be better spent with people is hire someone to help you
and she doesn’t want to who are better balanced. unpack and begin cultivating
hear about it. She thinks it is DEAR ABBY: I have one sis- relationships outside the
less important since it “only ter, who is 10 years my junior. family that are less high-main-
affects me,” and I “should I have always lived in a big tenance than the one you have
have gotten over it by now.” city; she lives on a ranch near with your sister. If you do, I’m
My husband and I were mar- a small town. I’m widowed now sure you will be much happier.
ried 30 years, and his death and recently moved to another Dear Abby is written by
was sudden and unexpected. town to be near my son. Abigail Van Buren, also known
Please help me get through On two occasions my sister as Jeanne Phillips, and was
this difficult time. — OVER- has come to help me with founded by her mother,
WHELMED IN IOWA unpacking and has over- Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear
DEAR OVERWHELMED: ruled many of my decisions Abby at or
Please accept my sympathy regarding what I will keep or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles,
for the loss of your husband. sell, where to put things, etc. CA 90069.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Nov. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). The
19). Worries drop off at the top It will be fun to see who turns goal is to patiently accept the
of the year when you cover a up to join the social fun, and present. Because the moments
base, tie a loose end or finally there will very likely be a few are blurring by so fast, this will
make an important decision. wild cards in the bunch. Out- involve taking a breath, slowing
Once you’re worry-free, your of-town visitors will bring good down and stepping back so you
energy doubles, and your cha- energy with them. can properly see the particular
risma follows the trend. You can GEMINI (May 21-June 21). comforts and discomforts at
afford to be choosy with your Surprise! Magnetize! Enchant! play.
social life. Spend more time The charms keep coming with VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22).
with those you want to be more you today, so don’t be surprised You’re undaunted by the things
like. Leo and Capricorn adore at all the fans you’ll gather that used to make you back
BABY BLUES you. Your lucky numbers are: 9, between now and the full moon. away in fear. Why? Because the
1, 33, 28 and 45. You’re on a social hot streak. heavy responsibilities are also
ARIES (March 21-April 19). CANCER (June 22-July 22). the ones that make you shine
You’ve deep, important work There’s a whole group, but the the brightest.
to get to, and get to it you will. speaker keeps directing the LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23).
Even though you believe you’ve message just to you. What’s Knives cut. Daggers go deeper.
landed where you are for a good this all about? Could be a crush, Disapproval goes deeper still.
reason, you’ll move too fast to or maybe you’re seen as the Stay away from people who give
benefit from stopping to ponder power player. Or it could be that disapproval on the regular. And
what that reason might be. you’re just the best listener. certainly refrain from disap-
proving of yourself; it’s better
to figure out why you do what
you do.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov.
21). Anytime you make a
BEETLE BAILEY change, the people around you
have to adjust. Sometimes they
don’t want to. In that case, if
the change is something you
really want, it’s fundamental
that you change up the people
who are around you, too.
Dec. 21). Go ahead and say
what’s on your mind. You never
know how it will land, and your
luck will be pretty uncanny.
Observations that would seem
to be apropos of nothing might
actually be germane to the main
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan.
19). Words come in and out of
fashion, get overused and start
to mean something different or
perhaps nothing at all. “Love”
is one word that never gets old.
Even if the meaning changes for
you, it will never disappear.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb.
18). Just like the expanding uni-
verse, you are never static. Even
when you’re still, you’re doing
something. In today’s case, the
stillness leads to a burst of pro-
FAMILY CIRCUS ductivity this evening, followed
by a round of applause.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March
20). The person who loves you
will think of you today when
things are going well, when
they’re not, when there’s some-
thing interesting, when there’s
nothing to do – basically all the
livelong day.

Man in the moon
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tion, using the eCom- $335-$600 Monthly.
at 10:00am at AMERICA pentry, painting, & de- Responsibilities include BEDROOM SET- Full size Credit check & deposit.
Shelton's Towing, Inc., ment system at molition. Landscaping, A/R, A/P, Payroll, Sales sleigh bed, dresser w/ Coleman Realty,
1024 Gardner Blvd., FEDERAL ENERGY REG- gutters cleaned, bush Tax, Journal Entries, Re- mirror, chest, & night- 662-329-2323.
Columbus, MS 39702. ULATORY COMMISSION cs-filing/ecomment.asp. hogging, clean-up work, conciliations, Month/ stand. $700. Cash
You must include your pressure washing, mov- Year end Closing for only! 662-570-4341.
name and contact in-
PUBLISH: 11/12, Tenn-Tom Hydro, LLC ing help & furniture multiple companies. At- Leave message.
11/19 & 11/26/2018 Project No. 14882-000 formation at the end of repair. 662-242-3608 tention to detail and ac-
your comments. For as- curacy are required.
Lawn Care / Landscaping Send resumes to Camry, Two sets. $85. TOWNHOUSES & APARTMENTS
ARY PERMIT APPLICA- tact FERC Online Sup- jobs@
The following vehicle 1470 Cash only! 662-570-
has been abandoned at
FILING AND SOLICITING, (866) 4341. Leave msg. 1 BEDROOM
Shelton's Towing, Inc.,
1024 Gardner Blvd.,
COMMENTS, MOTIONS 208-3676 (toll free), or
(202) 502-8659 (TTY). FULL SIZE mattress set,
Columbus, MS 39702
COMPETING APPLICA- In lieu of electronic fil-
ing, cleanup, landscap- experienced carpenter
with lots of experience. new, still in plastic. 3 BEDROOMS
ing, sodding, & tree cut- $250. Cash Only! 662-
TIONS ing, please send a pa- Please call:
2012 Nissan Altima ting. 356-6525. LEASE,

© The Dispatch
per copy to: Secretary, 662-570-9464 for info. 570-4341. Leave msg.
(Black) Federal Energy Regulat-
(October 18, 2018)
ory Commission, 888 Painting & Papering 1620 THE COMMERCIAL Dis- Sporting Goods 4720 DEPOSIT
On July 5, 2018, Tenn- First Street, NE, Wash- patch is seeking a
SULLIVAN'S PAINT mechanically-minded in-
Tom Hydro, LLC, filed an ington, DC 20426. The ED SANDERS Gunsmith
This vehicle will be put application for a prelim- first page of any filing
Certified in lead
dividual to work in its Open for season! 9-5, CREDIT CHECK
up for sale on the 28th

inary permit, pursuant should include docket pressroom. Applicants Tues-Fri & 9-12, Sat.
day of November, 2018 removal. Offering spe- must be comfortable
at 10:00am at
Shelton's Towing, Inc.,
to section 4(f) of the
Federal Power Act (FPA),
number P-14882-000. cial prices on interior &
exterior painting, pres-
working around heavy
Over 50 years experi-
ence! Repairs, cleaning, 662-329-2323
More information about machinery, adhering to refinishing, scopes
proposing to study the sure washing & sheet
1024 Gardner Blvd., feasibility of the Sten- this project, including a tight deadlines and mounted & zeroed,
Columbus, MS 39702. rock repairs.
nis Hydropower Project copy of the application, Free Estimates must have an eye for handmade knives. 2411 HWY 45 N
(Stennis Project or can be viewed or prin- detail & quality. Flexible Located: Hwy 45 Alt, COLUMBUS, MS
PUBLISH: 11/12, Call 435-6528
project) to be located at ted on the "eLibrary" hours are a must. Email North of West Point,
11/19 & 11/26/2018 the U.S. Army Corps of link of Commission's resume to turn right on Yokahama
Engineers’ (Corps) John website at
Stump Removal 1790 Blvd, 8mi & turn left on Commercial Property For
C. Stennis Lock and
Dam on the Tennessee- cs-filing/elibrary.asp.
Tombigbee Waterway, in Enter the docket num-
or drop resumes off at
516 Main St,
Columbus, MS 39701.
Darracott Rd, will see
sign, 2.5mi ahead shop
on left. 662-494-6218.
Rent 7100 For
COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI Lowndes County, Mis- ber (P-14882) in the No phone calls please. COMMERCIAL PROPER-
sissippi. The sole pur- docket number field to TIES/Retail/Office
FULL TIME EMPLOYEE Business Opportunity 6050 Spaces starting @
IN THE MATTER OF THE pose of a preliminary access the document.
For assistance, contact NEEDED. SOME MECH- $285/mo. Downtown &
ESTATE OF permit, if issued, is to HISTORIC DOWNTOWN East Columbus loca-
ROGER L. CLEVENGER, grant the permit holder FERC Online Support. ANICAL KNOWLEDGE, Columbus: 411 Main
DECEASED priority to file a license St. Office, Retail, Res-
application during the Kimberly D. Bose, SERVICE EQUIPMENT. APPLY IN taurant Space available.
CAUSE NO.: 18-0200- permit term. A prelimin- Secretary. GET 'ER DONE!
We can grind all your
Call 423-333-1124. OFFICE SPACE: 2,000 CLASSIFIEDS
HJD ary permit does not au- square feet. 294
thorize the permit hold- PUBLISH: 11/5, 11/12, stumps. Hard to reach HWY. 82 WEST, STARK- Chubby Dr. Flexible leas-
11/19, 7 11/26/2019 places, blown over VILLE. Apts For Rent: Northside 7010 ing terms. Available
SUMMONS BY PUBLICA- er to perform any land-
roots, hillsides, back-
TION disturbing activities or
yards, pastures. Free
Noweta's Green Thumb 2BR/1BA, renovated w/ now. 662-328-8254.
otherwise enter upon Building & Remodeling 1120 is accepting applica- Central heat and air,
Rooms For Rent 7450
THE STATE OF MISSIS- lands or waters owned estimates. You find it, tions for 2 positions:
we'll grind it! new appliances, floor- HISTORIC DOWNTOWN WEST POINT:
SIPPI by others without the CJ'S ROOFING & HOME delivery personnel & ing, etc. Available soon. Columbus Office, Retail,
owners’ express permis- REMODELING. Roofing 662-361-8379 general help. Driver Room - $120/wk.
Taking applications Restaurant Space avail- Large Room (priv entr) -
TO: ALL UNKNOWN sion. (Shingles or Metal) & must know the area & now. $450/Mth. able. Call 662-328-
HEIRS AT LAW OF RO- Roof Repairs, Concrete Tree Services 1860 have good driving his- $150/wk. All furnished
NO HUD. Call Long & 8655 or 662-574-7879. w/ furn, appl, utils &
GER L. CLEVENGER, DE- The proposed project Pressure Washing, Car- tory. Apply in person @ Long, 662-328-0770.
CEASED, would consist of the fol- pentry & Handyman A&T Tree Service 1325 Main St. cable. 662-295-4701.
AND ANY UNKNOWN lowing: (1) a 150-foot- Bucket truck & stump M-F, 3-5 & SAT, 9-1. Houses For Rent: Northside
Work. Veteran & Senior
PERSONS CLAIMING AN long, 25-foot-high trash Discounts! 662-397- removal. Free est. No phone calls. FOX RUN COMPANY LLC 7110
Serving Columbus 1 & 2 BR near hospital. Houses For Sale: Northside
EQUITABLE OR LEGAL screen; (2) a 180-foot- 0800, FREE ESTIMATE.
INTEREST IN THE ES- long, 80-foot-wide in- since 1987. Senior Bargain Column 4180 $595-645/mo. Military BLUECUTT ESTATES: 8150
TATE OF ROGER L. take channel, at the HOME REPAIRS & CON- citizen disc. Call Alvin @ discount offered, pet 3BR/2BA, ch/a, double
CLEVENGER east abutment of the STRUCTION WORK 242-0324/241-4447 BUTANE SHOP heater. area, pet friendly, and garage, chain link 1706 RIDGE Rd. Like
Corps’ existing spillway; WANTED. Carpentry, "We'll go out on a limb Used only once. furnished corporate fenced backyard, newly new, 3BR/2BA. New ap-
You have been made a (3) four 10-foot-diamet- small concrete jobs, for you!" 30,000-60,000 BTU. apartments available. remodeled, $115,000. pl, 22 ac w/ pond,
defendant in the Peti- er, 60-foot-long steel si- electrical, plumbing, $65 Call 662-327- ON SITE SECURITY. 662-352-4776. woods & wildlife. Close
tion to Determine Heirs- phon penstocks; (4) a roof repairs, pressure VICKERS TREE 9279. ON SITE MAINTENANCE. to CAFB. Frontage on 2
at-Law and Statutory 100-foot-long, 50-foot- washing and mobile SERVICE, LLC ON SITE MANAGEMENT. roads. $249,000.
24-HOUR CAMERA 3BR/2BA. Fresh paint, 662-418-8077.
Wrongful wide powerhouse con- home roof coating and Tree trimming and re- Clothing 4330 SURVEILLANCE. new carpet, ch/a,
Death Beneficiaries taining four generating underpinning. No job moval. Fully insured.
Benji @ 662-386-4446 fenced yard & appl furn.
seeking to determine units with a total com- too small. 549-7031. Free estimates. WOMEN DRESSES &
Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm. 662-251-9696.
the heirs-at-law and bined capacity of 8.0 Call Curt 662-418-0889 women suits for sale, 2622 CANTERBURY-
wrongful death benefi- megawatts; (5) a 120- SUGGS CONSTRUCTION or 662-549-2902 sizes 12 & 14. $5.00 Sat/Sun by appt only.
Quiet settled neighbor-
Houses For Rent: East 7120
ciaries of Roger L. Clev- foot-long, 100-foot-wide Building, remodeling, “A cut above the rest” each. 662-889-6162. hood just minutes from
enger, Deceased. Other tailrace; and (6) a 0.6- metal roofing, painting 1, 2, 3 BEDROOM apart- everything. 3 beds/2
Good Things To Eat 2150 3BR/2BA 910 Ruffin
than you, the only other mile-long transmission & all home repairs. Computer Equipment 4390 ments & townhouses.
Rd. .5 acre lot, window baths, many updates.
interested parties in line. The proposed 662-242-3471 Call for more info. Very spacious on
APPLE IMAC, 2.0 GHz 662-328-8254. unit a.c. and electric
this action are: Debra S. project would have an wall heaters. Fridge/ grounds to be envied.
Clevenger, Nathan estimated average an- Tom Hatcher, LLC Core Duo computer. Minutes from hospital.
Built-in monitor. 2GB stove/dishwasher. Front
Lewis Clevenger, nual generation of Custom Construction, STUDIO APT for rent. porch. 24x30 shop. REDUCED to $135,000.
Timothy Lee Clevenger, 52,000 megawatt- Restoration, Remodel- RAM, Keyboard, mouse, Newly remodeled.
printer incl. Great cond. $400/mth rent & dep $650/month, $650 de- Call Long & Long @
and Joseph Donald hours, and operate run- ing, Repair, Insurance 662-328-0770, 662-
claims. 662-364-1769. $325. 205-246-8704. posit. No HUD, no in-
Clevenger. of-river utilizing surplus req. Convenient to town side pets. Contact: 574-3903.
water from the John C. Licensed & Bonded & CAFB. No hud. No
Farm Equipment & Supplies 2519708 or 3292917.
You are summoned to Stennis Lock & Dam, as pets. 662-328-2340.
appear and represent directed by the Corps. Excavating 1300 4420 Lots & Acreage 8600
your interests against Houses For Rent: New Hope
said Petition before the Applicant Contact: Mr.
Apts For Rent: South 7040 7130 2.28 +/- Acre Lot.
Clay gravel, fill clay, & 2016 JOHN Deere
Honorable H. J. David- Jeremy Wells, Wells En- 149 Tanyia Lane. Off of
top soil for sale! Easy 5100E Tractor, 210 DOWNTOWN 1BR - This
son, Jr., Chancellor of gineering, LLC, 101 GREAT LOCATION to Lake Lowndes Road.
access off 82 East. hours. $46,500. large 1 bedroom apart-
the 14th Chancery Dis- Yearwood Drive, Macon, school, clean, 2BR/ Has asphalt drive &
Can load and deliver. Also, 2016 15ft ment has been recently
trict at 9:30 o'clock Georgia 31206; phone: Stokes Excavation: Kubota Bush hog avail. renovated. It features 1BA, a/c, gas heat, w/d parking, 1200 ft. shop
a.m. on the 11th day of (478) 238-3054. hook up. No pets, no w/ living area, septic
662-689-0089 205-329-1790. great natural light, hard-
December, 2018 at the HUD. 662-327-2798. tank & water meter. No
wood floors, tall ceil- trailers. $45,000. Call
Lowndes County Court- FERC Contact: Michael WANTED TO BUY! 3000, ings and access to a Lv msg after 3rd ring,
house in Columbus, Spencer, (202) 502- General Services 1360 3600, 3910, or 3930 available for showing. 662-574-0345.
shared laundry room.
Mississippi, and in case 6093, michael.spen- Ford with factory p/s $750 rent and $750 de-
of your failure to ap- MUSIC THEORY LES-
that looks/runs good, posit. Utilities included. Houses For Rent: South 7140
pear, your interest in Deadline for filing com- SONS and a drawbar pulled No pets please. Call 3.5 Acre Lot. 3 estab-
this matter will not be ments, motions to inter- $25 per hour roll-a-bar type hay rake. Peter, 662-574-1561. 2BR/2BA, 2300 sqft, lished trailer lots. Play-
Chords, Scales, Modes
considered. vene, competing applic- & more! Call Jimbo @ 662-328-5248. very nice w/ 2 car gar- ground. Located on
ations (without notices 662-364-1687 age, lg back yard. Pets Morgan Lane. Off of
You are not required to of intent), or notices of If no answer leave HAY FOR Sale. Bermud- Apts For Rent: West 7050 Harris Road. Caledonia
need approval. $1,050
file an answer or other intent to file competing voicemail or text. agrass sq. Bales, $5, per mo + dep. 662-574- Schools. $25,000.
pleading, but you may applications: 60 days FOR LEASE: 2BR/1BA,
5'x6' rolls, $50. Limed Prairie Waters, 7879 or 662-328-8655. 662-574-0345.
do so if you desire. from the issuance of NEED HOLIDAY HELP? & fertilized per soil
this notice. Competing Personal Assistant for $700/mo, $700 dep.
sample. 662-435-7889.
ISSUED under my hand applications and no- hire! SKILLS: Home De- Call 662-328-5556. Houses For Rent: Starkville
and seal of said Court, tices of intent must cor; Staging; Shopping; GREENS: MUSTARD, Firewood / Fuel 4450 7170 FALL SPECIAL

on this the 31st day of meet the requirements Driver; Childcare, etc. turnips, & collards! All 1.95 acre lots.
October, 2018. of 18 CFR 4.36. Dependable, Punctual, you want! 662-356- FIREWOOD FOR Sale. 2BR/1BA house w/ 2 Good/bad credit.

The Commission & Discreet. Please call 6569, 662-251-100, or Various lengths. acres in county. 3 miles 10% down, as low as
LISA YOUNGER NEESE, strongly encourages 662-352-4460. 662-304-7993. 662-295-2274 from Strk, 5 miles from $299/mo. Eaton Land.
LOWNDES COUNTY electronic filing. Please MSU South Entrance, 662-361-7711
General Help Wanted
CHANCERY CLERK 3200 file comments, motions Apartments W/D, carport. SMALL
& Houses
P. O. Box 684 to intervene, notices of dogs ok w/ deposit.
Columbus, MS 39703 intent, and competing Great for grad student Autos For Sale 9150
(SEAL) (662) 329-5800 applications using the 1 Bedrooms or professor. Non-
smoking. $700/mo.
2002 VOLVO S80 T6, 4
Commission’s eFiling
BY: Shantrell W. system at 2 Bedroooms Utilities not included.
door sedan. Good condi-
tion, Michelin radials.
Granderson, D.C.
3 Bedrooms 662-617-5601.
$3950. CASH ONLY!
Publish: 11/5, 11/12,
& 11/19/2018
Commenters can sub-
mit brief comments up Furnished & Houses For Rent: Other 7180
to 6,000 characters, Unfurnished 1 ROOM/1BA, Utilities
without prior registra- Included. $450/mo.
tion, using the eCom- 1, 2, & 3 Baths One person only. Refs
ment system at Lease, Deposit req. Contact/leave a
message for more info:
cs-filing/ecomment.asp. & Credit Check 662-328-8655.
You must include your
Classes / Training name and contact in- Miscellaneous 2015 CHEVROLET Equi-

327-8555 SMALL COTTAGE: nox, tan, 1 owner, 89k
formation at the end of mi, mostly highway.
AIRLINES ARE HIRINGyour - comments.
as- YOUR CAR TO CHARITY. 1BR/1BA, all appl. incl.
Bluetooth, backup cam-
sistance, please con- Water, trash, lawn incl.
approved hands on Aviation training.
tact FERC Online Sup-
Receive maximum value of write off for in lease. Near Stark- era, cloth seats, 25.8
Apts For Rent: Other 7080 MPG average of life of
Financial aid for qualifiedport atstudents. your taxes. Running or not! All condi-
FERCOnlineSup- ville, Columbus & West
vehicle. Clean & excel-, Point. No pets.
Career placement assistance. Call(866)
tions accepted. Free pickup. Call for 1BR/1BA in Historic
$500/mo. $400 dep. lent condition.
208-3676 (toll free), or Downtown Columbus. Asking $12,195.
Aviation Institute of Maintenance,
(202) 502-8659 details. 855-400-8263
1-866- (TTY). $550/mo. No pets. App/refs/lease req.
In lieu of electronic fil- 662-242-2923.
367-2510. 662-328-8655.
ing, please send a pa- Services-General
per copy to: Secretary, 1BR/1BA Loft in Histor- Mobile Homes for Rent 7250
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ory Commission, 888 3BR/2BA Trailer, New Sale: 2005 Ford 150
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church need pews, pulpitfirst
set, page
baptistery, $45/month (for 24 mos.) Call Now - Get 8655.
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$535/month. Colum-
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leather seats. New tires
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