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Tuesday | December 4, 2018

Embattled Vargas removed from St. Joseph church

Priest from Madison moved into associate pastoral role She said the
diocese is mov-
tion, she did acknowledge it may
have played a role in the deci-
ing Father Jason sion.
By Alex Holloway ing his parishioners and others curring expense at a dating web- Johnston, of St. Father Jeffrey Waldrep, of
who donated in a GoFundMe site that caters to people who are
Frances of Assisi Annunciation Catholic Church
campaign of tens of thousands of HIV-positive. in Columbus, has been serving
The Jackson Catholic Diocese parish in Madi-
dollars for what he claimed was Maureen Smith, a spokesper- son, to St. Joseph as St. Joseph’s administrator
has confirmed that Father Lenin
cancer treatment after being di- son with the Jackson Diocese, as the parochial during the investigation, and
Vargas is being removed from
agnosed with HIV and instead confirmed Vargas’ removal to Vargas
the ministry staff at St. Joseph vicar, which is an Smith said he will continue to
Catholic Church in Starkville. using donated funds for personal The Dispatch on Monday. associate pastor role. Johnston’s serve in that role. Father Rusty
His removal and replace- expenses. Smith said the announce- assignment is effective Jan. 9, ac- Vincent, who has been oversee-
ment, announced Sunday at the He’s also been accused of ment is part of a series of reas- cording to Smith. ing pastoral ministry at St. Jo-
church, comes in the wake of a raising money for a supposed signments across the state, in- While Smith said it is hard to seph as well as Corpus Christi in
federal investigation into Var- chapel and orphanage in Mexico cluding three priests who have say whether the reassignment at Macon, has been reassigned to
gas. and using those funds on per- announced retirement and four the St. Joseph parish would have St. Paul parish in Vicksburg.
Vargas is accused of defraud- sonal expenses, including a re- who are moving to new parishes. happened without the investiga- See Vargas, 3A

2019 Unity
Park additions Wings of Rescue
named Local shelters’ first transfer flight moves 74
Veteran, teacher
to be recognized as new
dogs, cats to Delaware shelter
additions next year
By Alex Holloway

The Unity Park

Committee has un-
veiled the names of
the two newest local
additions who will be
honored at the park
next year.
Jeanne Marsza-
lek, chair of the Unity Marszalek
Park Committee, told
Oktibbeha County
supervisors at Mon-
day’s board meeting
that the committee
will recognize Wil-
son Ashford Sr. and
Adelaide Jeanette El-
liott. The committee Trainer
began seeking nom-
inations for new additions to the
park in September.
Both names will be added to the
park on Martin Luther King Jr. Day Alex Holloway/Dispatch Staff
in January. Last year, the commit- Camille Cotton, left, and Martha Thomas, both with the Oktibbeha County Humane Society, prepare dogs to be
tee recognized Rosa Stewart and loaded onto Sunday’s flight. The flight, provided by Wings of Rescue, moved dozens of cat and dogs from local
shelters to the Brandywine animal shelter in Delaware.
Sadye Weyr.
Ashford, Marszalek said, lived
from 1923-2012. He served in the By Alex Holloway
U.S. Army in the 1940s and upon
returning home, began helping Af-
On Sunday, dozens of dogs and
rican Americans register to vote.
cats from local animal shelters start-
“He took part in marches, sit-
ed a journey that organizers hope
ins and boycotts, protesting the
will ultimately end with them in new
inequality experienced by African
Americans,” Marszalek said. “He
The Oktibbeha County Humane
worked for the peaceful integra-
Society, in partnership with the
tion of the public schools and was
American Society for the Preven-
instrumental in the organization of
tion of Cruelty to Animals, the Co-
the Oktibbeha County NAACP, and
lumbus-Lowndes Humane Society
was active in Habitat for Humanity.”
and the Clarksdale Animal Rescue
Ashford also served on the
Effort and Shelter, sent 74 animals
Starkville School District board. In
on a Wings of Rescue flight to Del-
1993, he received the Veitch Com-
aware. The flight departed from
munity Service award from the
Golden Triangle Regional Airport in
Chamber of Commerce.
the early afternoon Sunday for the
Elliott lived from 1921-2010. Alex Holloway/Dispatch Staff
Brandywine animal shelter in New
Marszalek said she was a teacher Columbus-Lowndes Humane Society Manager Jason Nickles, left, helps
Castle, Delaware. American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals contractor Skip
for 40 years and was recognized
Martha Thomas, director of Landers load a dog crate onto Sunday’s Wings of Rescue flight. Erin Rob-
at the NAACP’s 34th Freedom
Awards banquet for her work in development and community re- bins, with Wings of Rescue, helps pick the crate up from inside the airplane.
organizing the Oktibbeha County lations with OCHS, said the flight
was the largest single transfer the and get a forever home,” she said. admission shelter, so for residents
chapter and her lifetime of service
shelter has ever undertaken. Sun- “But it also clears up a kennel so of Starkville and Oktibbeha Coun-
and work as a youth director and
day’s transfer flight included ani- that another dog, when they come ty, we take in animals whether
secretary with the organization.
mals from 2 months to 4 years old. in, can move into that kennel. The we are ‘full’ or not. The transport
“She represented Oktibbeha
County in Martin Luther King’s “These pets are going to go Starkville animal shelter is an open See Wings of Rescue, 6A
March on Washington in 1963,”
See Unity Park, 6A

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2A Tuesday, December 4, 2018 The Dispatch •

Say What?
Did you hear? “Hattiesburg, Olive Branch, Lafayette, a lot of others got
Lawyers for Trump seek talked about. We didn’t. We really thrived on that.”
West Point High School senior defensive back Ryan Melton,

to punish porn star in court fines talking about the football team’s run to a third-straight state
championship. Story, 1B.

Lawyers asking for nearly $800,000

for Daniels’ failed defamation lawsuit
By BRIAN MELLEY it “absurd and outrageous.”
White House hails China trade
truce as skeptics raise doubts
The Associated Press “You can’t just pick a
number out of thin air in
LOS ANGELES — Law- an effort to put my client
yers for President Donald under Donald Trump’s
Trump asked a court Mon-
day for nearly $800,000 in
thumb and intimidate her,”
Avenatti said.
‘The actual amount of concrete progress made at analysts, include stealing intellectu-
al property and forcing companies
lawyers’ fees and penalties
from porn actress Stormy
Daniels, whose real this meeting appears to have been quite limited’ to turn over technology to gain ac-
cess to China’s market.
name is Stephanie Clifford, Goldman Sachs economist Alec Phillips
Daniels for a failed defama- In return for the postponement
alleges she had a one-night
tion lawsuit against him. in the higher U.S. tariffs, China
affair with Trump in 2006. By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER never seen this before.”
Attorney Charles Hard- agreed to step up its purchases of
She sued him earlier this and BLAKE NICHOLSON Yet many economists raised
er defended ringing up U.S. farm, energy and industrial
year seeking to break a AP Writers doubts that very much could be
a nearly $390,000 legal goods, the White House said.
non-disclosure agreement achieved within three months.
bill for the president and WASHINGTON — The Trump Most economists noted that the
asked for an equal amount she signed days before “The actual amount of concrete
the 2016 election about the administration is celebrating the progress made at this meeting ap- two countries remain far apart on
in sanctions as a deterrent 90-day truce it reached in its trade the biggest areas of disagreement,
against a “repeat filer of tryst as part of a $130,000 pears to have been quite limited,”
hush money settlement. war with China as a significant Alec Phillips and other economists which include Beijing’s subsidies
frivolous defamation cas- breakthrough despite scant details, for strategic Chinese industries, in
es.” Trump has denied the at Goldman Sachs wrote in a re-
affair, but essentially ac- a hazy timetable and widespread search note. addition to forced technology trans-
Judge S. James Otero skepticism that Beijing will yield to fers and intellectual property theft.
didn’t immediately rule. He knowledged the payment During the talks in Buenos Aires,
to Daniels. U.S. demands anytime soon. Trump agreed to delay a scheduled “Ninety days is very little time to
noted that fees by Harder’s “This is just an enormous, enor-
Despite the deal to stay escalation in U.S. tariffs on many fix these perennial issues,” said Bill
firm — as high as $840 an mous event,” Larry Kudlow, Presi-
quiet, Daniels spoke out Chinese goods, from 10% to 25%, Adams, senior economist at PNC.
hour — were reasonable dent Donald Trump’s top economic
publicly and alleged that that had been set to take effect Jan. Complicating the challenge,
but the 580 hours spent adviser, said Monday of the cease-
five years after the affair 1. Instead, the two sides are to ne- Trump’s complaints strike at the
on the case appeared to
she was threatened to keep fire that Trump and President Xi gotiate over U.S. complaints about heart of the Communist Party’s
be excessive and might be
quiet by a man she did not Jingping reached over the weekend China’s trade practices, notably state-led economic model and its
trimmed in his eventual
recognize in a Las Vegas on the sidelines of an international that it has used predatory tactics to plans to elevate China to political
award. He didn’t indicate
parking lot. She also re- economic summit in Buenos Aires, try to achieve supremacy in tech- and cultural leadership by creating
how he felt about the re-
leased a composite sketch Argentina. “This one covers so nology. These practices, according global champions in robotics and
quested penalties, but had
of the mystery man. much ground in some detail, we’ve to the administration and outside other fields.
questioned whether at-
torneys’ fees alone would She sued Trump for def-
serve as a deterrent. amation after he responded
Harder had not put a to the allegation by tweet-
dollar figure on sanctions ing: “A sketch years later
he was seeking before the
hearing and Daniels’ attor-
ney Michael Avenatti ob-
about a nonexistent man.
A total con job, playing
the Fake News Media for
Should social media check be required to get a gun license?
jected vehemently, calling Fools (but they know it)!” By MICHAEL HILL
The Associated Press
New York lawmaker’s bill would require police to
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warning signs through of Facebook, Snapchat, ready succeeded at one the legislator’s goals, he
Starkville Office: 101 S. Lafayette St. #16, Starkville, MS 39759 their social media posts, Twitter and Instagram of his goals of creating thought there were bet-
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Children return to school 3 weeks after California wildfire
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About 31,000 students have been
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Published daily except Saturday. Entered at the post office at Columbus, Mississippi.
— Eight-year-old Bella And then she was off destroyed nearly 14,000 homes and
Maloney woke up next to school for the first time
Periodicals postage paid at Columbus, MS
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to her little brother in a in nearly a month. killed at least 88 people
Published by Commercial Dispatch Publishing Company Inc., queen-size bed at a Best For Bella, brother
516 Main St., Columbus, MS 39703 Western hotel and for Vance and thousands have time alone in their a few weeks ago.
of other youngsters in own space and their own About 31,000 students
FIVE-DAY FORECAST FOR THE GOLDEN TRIANGLE grade and they get to just in all have been away
Northern California
be by themselves.” from school since the di-
who lost their homes or
Schools in the coun- saster. On Monday, near-
their classrooms in last ty had been closed since ly all of them went back,
month’s deadly wildfire, Nov. 8, when the blaze though some of them
TONIGHT WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY life crept a little closer swept through the town of attended class in other
Clear and cold Chilly with plenty of sun Intervals of clouds and Cloudy Rain and a to normal Monday when Paradise and surrounding buildings because their
sunshine thunderstorm school finally resumed in areas, destroying nearly schools were damaged or
26° 48° 26° 52° 39° 53° 43° 50° 39° most of Butte County. 14,000 homes and killing destroyed, or inaccessible
ALMANAC DATA “They’re ready to get at least 88 people in the inside evacuation zones.
Columbus Monday back,” Bella’s mother, nation’s deadliest wildfire Bella was shy and not
TEMPERATURE HIGH LOW Erica Hail, said of her in a century. About two very talkative but agreed
Monday 56° 39°
Normal 60° 37° children. “I think they’re dozen people remain un- she was excited to be go-
Record 80° (1970) 20° (1979) sick of Mom and Dad.” accounted for, down from ing back. She wanted to
Monday 0.00 At school, “they get to a staggering high of 1,300 see her friends.
Month to date 0.58
Normal month to date 0.54
Year to date 58.20
Normal year to date 50.95
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7 a.m. Mon.
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CHP may have used Tesla Autopilot to stop speeding car
Bigbee 14 7.32 -1.11 Shown are tomorrow’s noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day. The Associated Press about 70 mph on a high- on and would do the same.
Columbus 15 6.57 +0.30
Fulton 20 16.55 +0.53
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Rain Flurries
10s 20s
40s 50s
60s 70s
90s 100s
way early Friday in the San Authorities say the tactic
Tupelo 21 3.28 -4.78 WED THU WED THU
REDWOOD CITY, Ca- Francisco suburb of Red- worked.
LAKE LEVELS City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W lif. — The California High- wood City. After the driv- Alexander Samek of
In feet as of 24-hr. Atlanta
way Patrol says it may er didn’t respond to lights Los Altos was awakened
7 a.m. Mon. Capacity Level Chng. have used the Autopilot
Aberdeen Dam 188 163.81 -1.54
Chicago 33/27/pc 30/16/c Philadelphia 39/27/pc 41/30/pc or sirens, the officers say and arrested on suspicion
Stennis Dam 166 137.70 -1.54
system of a Tesla to stop they pulled alongside and of driving under the influ-
Bevill Dam 136 136.43 -0.04 Jacksonville 58/32/s 60/38/s Salt Lake City 34/25/c 37/26/c the car after its driver fell realized he was asleep. ence. It’s unclear whether
SOLUNAR TABLE Memphis 48/33/s 49/39/c Seattle 45/28/s 44/29/s asleep. They pulled in front he has a lawyer.
Weather(W): s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, r-rain, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice.
The solunar period indicates peak feeding times for
fish and game.
The CHP says officers and began slowing to a Tesla hasn’t confirmed
Major Minor Major Minor SUN AND MOON MOON PHASES attempted to stop the Tesla stop, hoping the Tesla’s whether the car was using
Tue. 10:01a 3:49a 10:25p 4:13p TUE WED NEW FIRST FULL LAST
Wed. 10:47a 4:34a 11:11p 4:59p Sunrise 6:43 a.m. 6:43 a.m. Model S, which was doing driver-assist program was Autopilot.
Sunset 4:45 p.m. 4:45 p.m.
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AG: Retirees could serve at Capitol without pension hit

Hood: State retirees may still collect pension the public edu-
cation advocacy
month. Do you know a retired
educator who might consider
think if those people run for of-
fice, we would have a better-ed-
benefits while working in part-time government group Parents’
Campaign, said
running for office?”
All 122 seats in the Missis-
ucated Legislature.”
The opinion from the attor-
jobs, including in the state House or Senate Monday that the sippi House and all 52 seats in ney general’s office was issued
attorney gener- the state Senate are up for elec- in response to Democratic state
By EMILY WAGSTER PET TUS tradict a Mississippi Public Em- al’s opinion is tion in the coming year, as are Sen. Sollie Norwood of Jackson,
The Associated Press ployees Retirement System reg- “game - chang- statewide, regional and county who previously worked for the
ulation that says elected offices ing.” She said it Hood offices. Candidates’ qualifying Mississippi Department of Hu-
JACKSON — Mississippi are “full-time positions” and could allow retired teachers deadline is March 1. man Services.
Attorney General Jim Hood’s people in those offices could and school administrators to Hood, a Democrat, has al- The opinion says retired a
office says retired state employ- not receive salaries and pension serve in the Mississippi Leg- ready announced that he is run- state employee may still col-
ees may serve in the Legisla- benefits simultaneously. islature without taking a hit to ning for governor in 2019, when lect pension benefits if there is
ture while continuing to receive For decades, retired teach- the pocketbook. the job will be open because at least a 90-day gap between
their government pension, if ers and other retired state “Many states recently saw a Republican Gov. Phil Bryant is when the person retires and
certain conditions are met. employees have abstained for wave of teachers run success- limited to two terms and can’t when he or she takes a part-
Hood’s office issued a non- running for legislative offices fully for their state legislatures run again. time job with state government,
binding legal opinion Thursday because of concerns about hurt- to turn the tide on what they “Teachers and superinten- including as a contract employ-
saying state retirees may still ing themselves financially. The saw as repeated attacks on dents of education and people ee or as a legislator. The retir-
collect pension benefits while state has about 321,500 retired their public schools,” Loome that worked in state govern- ee may work no more than 20
working in part-time govern- state government workers, ac- said in an email to supporters of ment — they understand how hours a week and may be paid
ment jobs, including in the state cording to the attorney gener- the Parents’ Campaign. “Qual- state government works,” Hood only a fraction of what he or
House or Senate. al’s office. ifying season for Mississip- told The Associated Press in she earned during full-time em-
The opinion appears to con- Nancy Loome, director of pi’s 2019 Election begins next a phone interview Monday. “I ployment before retirement.

USPS announces operations plan for National Day of Mourning

Wednesday’s National Day of Mourning is in remembrance will operate as scheduled
except delivery point se-
duced staffing.
■ Administrative Of-
questions, please send
them to the Industry
of former President George H.W. Bush quence (DPS) process-
ing. FAST appointments
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Special to The liveries, retail services and ■ Retail: All operations will be accepted. closed. response will be provid-
Dispatch administrative office activ- will be suspended. Post ■ Transportation: Air If you have additional ed.
ity on Dec. 5. Offices will be closed. and Surface transpor-
President Donald J. ■ Collections: Mail tation operate as sched-
Trump has proclaimed The following are de- will be collected from uled, and scheduled dis-
Wednesday, Dec. 5, as a tails for USPS business boxes in front of Post patches to Post Offices
National Day of Mourning mailers and shippers: Offices and high volume will occur.
in remembrance of former ■ Delivery: Regular boxes that have a poten- ■ Business Mail En-
President George H.W. mail delivery will be sus- tial to overflow, while try Unit (BMEU): The
Bush. Out of respect for pended, however there other collections will be BMEU/Detached Mail
the 41st President of the will be limited package suspended. Unit (DMU) in plant
United States and to hon- delivery consistent with ■ Package Pickup: We locations will be open,
or his vast contributions our Peak Season Sunday will conduct scheduled while BMEU operations
to our country during schedule. package pickup requests. will be suspended at Post
his lifetime, and consis- ■ Delivery Destination ■ Plants: All plant op- Office locations.
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Lowndes County submits three bridge

projects for state funding
Supes to earmark 10-percent ($380,000) and Canal Road ($2 million).
“Wolfe Road probably is the strongest
match for work to enhance project because it has the highest traffic,
3,000 cars per day, and because it’s ready
chances for state approval to go to bid,” he said.
Calvert also recommended the county
By Slim Smith match 10 percent of the funds, although it is not stipulated in the program require-
Lowndes County supervisors are pre-
“If we put a little extra match in there, it
pared to submit three projects to the state
might help,” Calvert said. “... I don’t know
for funding under the Legislature’s Emer-
if (10 percent is) the right number, but I do
gency Roads and Bridges program, which
believe it would be significant.”
was approved in the August special legis-
lative session. Board President Harry Sanders said
During Monday’s supervisors meet- that while no money is earmarked for the
ing, the board accepted the recommen- matching funds, the county should find
dation of County Engineer Bob Calvert the money.
to submit $3.2 million in county road/ “If we’re only having to pay 10 percent,
bridge projects to be paid from the $250 that’s a pretty good deal,” he said.
million fund. Supervisors voted unanimously to sub-
Calvert said under the program, coun- mit the projects with a 10-percent match.
ties and municipalities are required to In other business, County Administra-
prioritize the projects they would like to tor Ralph Billingsley told the board there
have funded if there is more than one sub- were six applicants for the county prose-
mitted. cutor position, which became open when
“What they do is assign points for each Alison Kizer was elected to county judge.
project in a variety of categories,” Calvert The application deadline was Nov. 30.
said. “The highest priority is projects that The six applicants are Will Cooper, Chuck
include bridge work, which all three of Easley, Hal McClanahan, Corky Smith,
these projects have. But there are a whole William Starks and Steve Wallace. Super-
list of categories that have points, so the visors will appoint someone at the their
projects that stand the best chance of be- Dec. 17 meeting. The person they select
ing funded meet a lot of those priorities.” will fill out the remainder of the current
Calvert listed the three county projects term that expires on Dec. 31, 2019.
in the order he determined are most likely Supervisors also approved commis-
to be approved — Wolfe Road ($900,000 sioning environmental studies at the site
project), East Lindsey Ferry Road of the county’s planned sports complex.

Continued from Page 1A
Waldrep and Johnston Security raided the Jack- has not been made aware
will be splitting duties Var- son Diocese on Nov. 7. of any formal charges or
gas held as lead pastor. Homeland Security agent further progress in the in-
Despite the moves, William G. Childers lays vestigation.
Smith said Vargas is still out the accusations against Pastoral changes
restricted from public min- Vargas in a 37-page affida- across the state, including
isterial duties while the in- vit. the changes at St. Joseph,
vestigation continues. GoFundMe has since
will be announced Friday
“He’s removed from announced it will issue re-
public ministry during the funds for those who donat- in Mississippi Catholic
ongoing investigation,” ed to Vargas’ campaign. publication, Smith said.
Smith said. “That means So far, no formal Attempts to contact
he cannot act. He’s not out charges have been filed several members and ad-
in public at all.” against Vargas, according ministration with St. Jo-
Agents with the U.S. to online case documents. seph were unsuccessful on If you don’t read The Dispatch, how are you gonna know?
Department of Homeland Smith also said the diocese Monday.
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Our View Cartoonist view

In Mississippi,
dogs and cats are
a shameful export
Some exports are better than others. In
Mississippi, poultry, forest and agricultural
products such as corn, cotton and soybeans
are exports that share the state’s economy.
Other exports aren’t exactly something to
crow about.
Each year, Mississippi sends hundred of
unwanted dogs to the northeast, where the
demand is high and the supply low because
of that area’s enlightened approach to pet
For years now, humane societies and
rescue groups have been transporting dogs
north by cars and vans. On Sunday, that
effort took to the air. Seventy-four dogs were
flown to Delaware on Sunday through the
national Wings of Rescue, which has trans-
ferred more than 18,000 animals across the
country during the past two years.
While we applaud this effort, we continue
to be dismayed by the necessity of it.
Certainly, these transfers serve a good
and useful purpose, reducing the strain that
is placed on local shelters through over-
crowding and, of course, providing homes for
hundreds of perfectly good pets who might
otherwise be euthanized.
The down side is that, after all these
years, it’s clear that Mississippi has not
responded well to the call for people to spay/
neuter their pets. There are no “wild” dogs in
Mississippi. Every stray was either some-
one’s pet or the offspring of someone’s pet.
In each case, a person has failed to live up to
a basic responsibility common to all pet own-
ers — to provide a safe, healthy environment
for the pet.
The frustrating part is that there are a
number of programs that provide free or
no-cost spay/neuter services throughout the
year, including a mobile program operated
by the Mississippi State University School of
Veterinary Medicine. Simply put, there is no
valid reason why any dog or cat should not be
In the northeast, many states have laws
requiring dogs and cats to be spayed and
neutered. In others, there is simply an ethos
that considers spay/neuter as much a part of
pet ownership as providing food and shelter.
Unfortunately in Mississippi, there are
no such requirements, which means that
unwanted pets will continue to be an ex-
port item in our state. It also means a lot of
animals that would make wonderful pets and
companions will be euthanized.
That’s the shameful reality.

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Bush elected before campaigns became science

OXFORD — It’s rise to several ties the disabled from senseless and deployed by operatives n George W. Bush was
true that George in Mississippi. discrimination. including James Carville, Paul elected based on Clinton
H.W. Bush was the Effective legislator. A smattering of state and Begala, Roger Ailes and Karl fatigue and name recognition
last president from Skilled and skepti- federal laws recited protec- Rove. They discovered how to and re-elected as a war presi-
The Greatest Gen- cal diplomat. Loyal tions when liberal Democrats use focus groups to discover dent.
eration. This week, vice president in Congress started talking just the right words and phras- n Barack Obama is plenty
commentators have and family man. about broader regulations. es to push the public’s buttons. smart, but was a community
pointed out that Pragmatic interna- Employers wailed about the Not being naïve here, organizer who put his faith in
when Bill Clinton tionalist. Kind and cost of compliance, but Bush campaigning has long been consensus-building in a nation
defeated Bush for accommodating un- sent word that he would both a science and an art and not interested in consensus.
a second term, til he needed to be support the Democrats and has always included obvious as He was a conciliator in world
Clinton’s youth was stern or decisive. he signed the Americans well as sneaky methodologies. affairs, creating the percep-
a big plus. Charlie Mitchell George H.W. With Disabilities Act in 1990. It’s just that the computer age tion of American weakness.
The torch was Bush wasn’t an or- The legislation, which like all ushered in more data, better n Donald Trump. If he has
again passed to a new gener- ator. He didn’t swagger. While legislation has been abused methods of analysis, better any focus other than self-adu-
ation. cameras and microphones at times, has two component predictive modeling. Too, win- lation, we’ve yet to see it.
Dig a little deeper and a few were not weapons in his arse- parts. The first says that a ning by any means necessary It’s a serious matter. We’ve
more truths become apparent. nal, reason and compassion disabled person who, with a became the standard. learned over the past 25 years
They are, or should be, trou- were. reasonable accommodation, “It’s the economy, stupid,” that having good research-
bling. 1. George H.W. was the Many mocked his “Thou- can do a specific job cannot be wasn’t adopted by the Clinton ers develop talking points
last person with a solid record sand Points of Light” and the denied that job based on the campaign on a hunch it might and sticking to those points
of national service to serve foundation that still recogniz- disability. The second says work. The best evidence matters most. We’ve seen
as president. 2. He was the es individual and small group that spaces and places open to showed it was the main vulner- truth abandoned, replaced
last president to serve before private sector difference-mak- the public must be designed ability of the incumbent, who by winning becoming all that
campaigning became more ers. But it was important to and built to be accessible. A two years before leaving office matters.
science and less art. him as a small-government person who can walk has no had an 89 percent approval George H.W. Bush inher-
As for the resume, there’s conservative to remind people problem stepping on or off a rating, one of the highest of ited a healthy nation and had
no need to rehash the life and that government and its myri- curb. The same curb could be any president ever. the experience and wisdom to
accomplishments of Ameri- ad programs are not keys to a a solid brick wall to a person Objectively, no president focus objectively on making it
ca’s 41st president, who died happy life. If anything, he pit- in a wheelchair. An incline since Bush 41 has had his — and the world — better.
Friday at the respectable age ied those who looked to local, makes no difference to a depth. No one since has had the
of 94. Fighter pilot during the state or national government walker, changes the world for n Bill Clinton is a brilliant same demeanor.
worst of World War II in the as efficient problem-solvers. a non-walker. charismatic who had not made Charlie Mitchell is an asso-
Pacific. Accomplished Ivy Even as a small-govern- By the time Bush was seek- much difference in a state ciate dean of journalism at the
League scholar. Successful ment conservative, though, he ing his second term, more so- that, except for Mississippi, University of Mississippi. Email
in what his fellow Texans call didn’t hesitate to lock in place phisticated campaign method- would be last or almost last in reaches him at cmitchell43@
the “oil binness,” which gave federal standards to shield ologies were being discovered everything.
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COMMERCIAL DISPATCH Brian Kirkman officiat- Cemetery. Visitation her daughters, Debbie Mrs. Reed was born her husband, Don Reed
OBITUARY POLICY ing. Burial will follow at will be one hour prior to H. Marsteller of West May 29, 1955, in Lamar of Woodstock; stepson,
Obituaries with basic informa-
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June Turner Baird

body was donated to science, Springs schools and Tubb Law Firm, Farm- Jimmy Taggart, Russ
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submitted to the newspaper ents, he was preceded the Office Manager Memorials may be June 22, 1956, in Columbus,
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edition; and no later than 7:30 Merchant; and sisters, Church. MS 39773. day, December 3, 2018, after a
a.m. for the Monday edition. Rebecca Sue Jones and In addition to her 5-month struggle with cancer.
Eunice Love. She was 62 years young.
Incomplete notices must be re-
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parents, she was Pamela Reed Visitation will be Wednes-
preceded in death by WOODSTOCK, Ga.
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editions. Paid notices must be — Pamela Woods Reed,
Stockman of Sulligent; 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM at Lowndes Funeral Home,
finalized by 3 p.m. for inclusion Joseph “Reggie” LeB- 63, died Nov. 15, 2018,
brother, Robert Lee Columbus, MS. A memorial service will follow at
the next day Monday through lanc; son, Mike LeB- in Georgia.
Thursday; and on Friday by 3 Merchant of Madesto, a later date.
lanc, brothers, Mims A private memorial
p.m. for Sunday and Monday California. June was born to Mary Sue Jones Shelton and
William Dilmore Jr., service will be held at
publication. For more informa- Pallbearers will be the late Jack Douglas Turner. June is survived by
Ted Dilmore and Bill Otts Funeral Home.
tion, call 662-328-2471. David Trentham, Louis her husband of 40 years, James Baird; son, Jakob
Hollis, Daniel Kirkman, Dilmore; and sister, Otts Funeral Home is
Baird; daughter, Jill Baird; mother, Mary Sue
Janice Dilmore. in charge of arrange-
Francis Smith Jeff Chaffin, Aaron
She is survived by ments.
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Bill Savage
cis Lee Smith, 81, died Stockman. Pounders; and a host of nieces and nephews, all
Dec. 2, 2018. of whom are now stumbling deep in the valley of
Arrangements are Sammie Brewer the shadow of death, where only God our Savior
incomplete and will be COLUMBUS — Bill Savage, 88, of Caledonia, MS, passed away can lift us up.
announced by Carter’s Sammie Brewer, 94, Saturday, December 1, 2018, at Trinity Health June was a 1974 graduate of East Lowndes
Funeral Services of died Dec. 3, 2018, at Care, Columbus, MS. Academy, Columbus, MS and a member of New
Macon. Baptist Memorial Hos- A graveside service will be Tuesday, Decem- Salem Baptist Church, Caledonia, MS. She en-
pital-Golden Triangle. ber 4, 2018, at 10:00 A.M. at Friendship Ceme- joyed gospel music and she loved singing with
Nancy Dale Arrangements are tery, Columbus, MS with Bro. Mel Howton offici- the New Revivers singing group. June was raised
NOXUBEE — Nancy incomplete and will be ating and Lowndes Funeral Home directing. in the First Free Will Baptist Church, where she
Dale, 76, died Dec. 3, announced by Lowndes Mr. Savage was born April 4, 1930, to the late played the piano. She also played for Lighthouse
2018. Funeral Home. Willie Michael and Dovie Ola White Savage, in Baptist Church and for McBee Baptist Church
Arrangements are Memphis, TN. He was a veteran of the United for many years. June loved her family. She was
a wonderful wife, mother, sister and friend. She
incomplete and will be Barbara LeBlanc States Navy and a member of First Christian
had a passion for sewing, shopping and sunflow-
announced by Carter’s WEST POINT Church, Columbus, MS. Mr. Savage was a grad-
Funeral Services of uate of Mississippi State University and received ers. She collected all things with sunflowers.
— Barbara Dilmore
Macon. a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. June was an accomplished seamstress for over
LeBlanc, 85, died Dec.
He worked for 20 years in the accounting and fi- thirty years. She made the curtains in Lowndes
2, 2018, at West Point
Funeral Home, and maybe in your home, too.
Tony Merchant Community Living nance department with Civil Service. After his
June is likely already discussing drapery fabric
SULLIGENT, Ala. — Center. retirement, he then went on to work for the Mis-
sissippi Department of Human Services, where choices with the angels in Heaven, helping to
Tony Wayne Merchant, Services will be at prepare Heaven for the rest of us.
60, died Dec. 1, 2018, at 2 p.m. Thursday at he retired after 10 years. Mr. Savage loved work-
ing on cars and doing improvisational engineer- Memorial donations may be made in June’s
his residence. Calvert Funeral Home memory to New Salem Baptist Church, Caledo-
Services will be at 2 Chapel with the Rev. ing.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Savage was pre- nia, MS or to June’s family for the continuing
p.m. Tuesday at Otts Fu- Darian Duckworth of- care and support of her daughter, Jill Baird.
neral Home Chapel with ficiating. Burial will fol- ceded in death his wife, Mary Caroline Savage; Compliments of
William Kirkman and low at Memorial Garden and sister, Eloise Pittman. Lowndes Funeral Home
Mr. Savage is survived by his sons, Mike
(Jackie) Savage, Caledonia, MS and John Sav-

Clara Scroggins Gilmer

age, Charleston, SC; daughter, Suzann (Steve)
Blanchard; grandchildren, Katie (John Daniel)

In Capitol, Bush remembered Gillon, Matt Savage, Kendyl Davis, Allie Da-
vis, Macy Davis and Ashlie (Derrick) McEwen; Clara Scroggins Gilmer passed away on No-
vember 30, 2018, at the age of 75, in Columbus,
great-grandchildren, Lucy McEwen and Josie
as ‘great man’ and ‘gentle soul’ Gillon; and his beloved dog, Bear.
Pallbearers will be Mike Savage Steve
Mrs. Gilmer was born on September 28, 1943,
The Associated Press House speaker, and “a gen- Blanchard, Derrick McEwen, Dale Robertson, in Yazoo City, Mississippi. She was a graduate of
tle soul. ... His legacy is Doug Robertson and Reggie Hankins. the Mississippi University for Women and taught
WASHINGTON — The grace perfected.” Honorary pallbearers will be Ben Kilgore and school for 31 years.
nation’s capital embraced Vice President Mike JD Gillon. She was a loving wife, mother and grand-
George H.W. Bush in Pence and Republican Sen-
death with solemn cere- Memorials may be made to Growing the Gillon mother. She was an amazing teacher. She often
ate leader Mitch McCon- Adoption, 82 Cedar Drive, Columbus, MS 39705. joked that she had taught English to half of the
mony and high tributes to nell also spoke. President
his service and decency, residents of Lowndes County, as during her ca-
Donald Trump did not at- Compliments of
as the remains of the 41st tend, but he and first lady Lowndes Funeral Home reer, she taught at Lee High School, Caldwell
High School, New Hope High School and Cale-
president took their place Melania Trump came to
in the Capitol rotunda for donia High School. She served several years on
the Capitol later Monday

Mary A. Deavenport
three days of mourning the Lowndes County Library Board and also
to pay tribute. served as President of the Gideon’s Ladies Aux-
and praise by the political
elite and everyday citizens iliary. And, most importantly, she was a faithful
alike. follower of Christ, serving and teaching Bible
Greenville — Mary Ann Deavenport, 80, died Study Fellowship and Sunday School at New Sa-
With Bush’s casket atop
on Thursday, November 29, 2018, in Greenville, lem Baptist Church in Caledonia, Mississippi for
the Lincoln Catafalque,
first used for Abraham
SC, where she had resided for the past 2 years. many years.
Lincoln’s 1865 funeral, She was born in Bay Springs, MS and graduated Mrs. Gilmer is preceded in death by her fa-
dignitaries came forward from the University of Southern Mississippi. ther, Ray Scroggins; mother, Edna Scroggins;
Monday to honor the Tex- Accepting employment with Eastman Chemical and granddaughter, Joy Kathryn Causey.
an whose efforts for his Company, she moved to Kingsport, TN, in 1960, She leaves behind her devoted husband of 53
country extended three where she met her future husband, Earnest W. years, John Gilmer; two daughters, Julie Ben-
quarters of a century from Deavenport. They lived in and out of Kingsport nett (Phil) of Fort Worth, Texas and Kim Causey
World War II through his over the next 42 years, also residing in Columbia, (Ray) of Brandon, Mississippi; three grandsons,
final years as an advocate SC and Boston, MA. John Bennett, Nate Bennett and Will Causey;
for volunteerism and relief She was the mother of daughter, Lisa and two brothers, Barney Ray Scroggins of Flora,
for people displaced by nat- son, Scott, leaving Eastman in 1966 to become Mississippi and Raymond Scroggins of Yazoo
ural disaster. a full time homemaker. Mary Ann and Earnie City, Mississippi; two sisters, Alice Brooks of
President from 1989 to moved to Kiawah Island, SC in 2002, where Bentonia, Mississippi and Charlotte Hogue of
1993, Bush died Friday at they resided for 15 years. She was a member of Brandon, Mississippi; and several nieces, neph-
age 94. Colonial Heights Presbyterian Church and First
In an invocation open-
ews and cousins.
Presbyterian Church in Kingsport and First Visitation was held Sunday, December 2, 2018,
ing Monday evening’s (Scots) Presbyterian Church in Charleston, SC.
ceremony, the U.S. House from 4:00 to 7:00 at New Salem Baptist Church
She and her husband remained members of the in Caledonia, Mississippi. Funeral Services were
chaplain, the Rev. Patrick Elk River Club in Banner Elk, NC, where they
J Conroy, praised Bush’s held Monday, December 3, 2018, at 10:00 at New
spent the summer for the past 16 years and Salem Baptist Church, with interment at Shiloh
commitment to public ser- attended Banner Elk Presbyterian Church.
vice, from Navy pilot to Baptist Church Cemetery in Vernon, Alabama.
Mary Ann was preceded in death by her Memorial Gunter Peel Funeral Home & Crema-
congressman, U.N. ambas- parents, Fred H. and Betty H. Penton.
sador, envoy to China and tory, College Street handled all arrangements.
She is survived by husband, Earnest W. Pallbearers will be Phil Bennett, Ray Causey,
then CIA director before
Deavenport of Greenville, SC; her daughter, Lisa Glenn Gilmer, Johnny Gilmer, David Lockhart,
being elected vice presi-
C. Ireland and husband, Eric of Greenville, SC; Robbie Hogue, Ray Scroggins, John Bennett and
dent and then president.
“Here lies a great man,”
son, M. Scott Deavenport and wife, Patricia G. Nate Bennett.
said Rep. Paul Ryan, the of Johns Island, SC; and grandchildren, Christian Honorary Pallbearers are Gary Holtman, Max
Deavenport, Gabriel Deavenport, Grace Ireland Watson, Lewis Cantrell, Jim Smith, Stan Bates,
and Eli Ireland. Frank Howell and the men of the New Salem
Somewhere down the road you’re going A memorial service will be held at 11:00 Adult Sunday School classes.
to have to think about it. a.m. on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at First In lieu of flowers, the family requests memo-
We all face it, but most of us avoid thinking about it: Presbyterian Church of Kingsport with Rev. rial contributions be made to: Palmer Home for
final preparations. Sharon Amstutz and Dr. Daniel W. Massie Children, P.O. Box 746, Columbus, MS 39703.
When Caring Counts...
officiating. The family will receive friends at the
church following the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can
be made to Holston United Methodist Home for
& CREMATORY Children, 404 Holston Drive, Greeneville, TN
Sign the online guest book at
1131 N. Lehmberg Rd. 37743, or to Banner Elk Presbyterian Church,
Columbus, MS 39702
420 College Dr. SW, Banner Elk, NC 28604.
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Alex Holloway/Dispatch Staff

Flames engulf a home on Hillcrest Road near Mississippi State University on Monday. Firefighters extinguished
the blaze but the home suffered extensive damage.

Space heater causes house

fire near MSU campus
Dispatch Staff Report Road, near Campus Bookmart on lieved to have started from a space
the north side of MSU’s campus. heater in an enclosed carport near
A Monday afternoon fire of- Oktibbeha County Fire Coor- the front of the house.
ficials believe may have started dinator Kirk Rosenhan said the No injuries were reported in
with a space heater heavily dam- East Oktibbeha County Volunteer the fire, and the victim family
aged an Oktibbeha County home Fire Department responded to the will stay with relatives in its after-
near Mississippi State University. blaze, with assistance from the math.
The fire, which started around Bell Schoolhouse department and Rosenhan said the county’s fire
1:30 p.m. Monday, caused exten- Starkville Fire Department. investigators are continuing to
sive damage to a home on Hillcrest Rosenhan said the fire is be- look into the cause of the fire.

Wings of Rescue
Continued from Page 1A
program is really instru-
mental for us in moving
animals and making sure
the animals that come
through our doors find a
forever home.”
Transfers are not new
to local animal shelters.
Thomas said OCHS
moves more animals out
of its shelter through
transfers than it does
through adoptions. Shel-
ters regularly use ground
transfers, such as in vans.
Thomas said Sunday’s
flight should prove less
stressful, as it moved the
animals to Delaware in
about two hours, com-
pared to 14 or 15 hours on
the road.
Jason Nickles, manag- Alex Holloway/Dispatch Staff

er at the Columbus-Lown- Camille Cotton, with the Oktibbeha County Humane Society, plays with Stormy, one
of the dogs who was transferred to a Delaware animal shelter Sunday on a transfer
d e s flight from Golden Triangle Regional Airport.
Humane So-
ciety, said Black Friday,” Robbins
transfer said. “People were lined
programs up before they opened —
are import- the line wrapped around
ant for over- the building. So these
crowded pets will be in loving
animal shel- Nickles homes the moment the
ters. Trans- adoption event starts.”
fers have helped CLHS Wings of Rescue is a
improve its live rate, he 501(c)3 charity that flies
said, which counts the
animals from overcrowd-
percentage of animals
ed shelters across the
who are put down due to
United States.
space restrictions.
Robbins said the flights
“Back in 2006 when
are costly — large trans-
I started in Columbus Alex Holloway/Dispatch Staff

there was about a 60-per- Kathy Baker, a driver for the Clarksdale Animal Rescue fers can cost more than
Effort and Shelter, cleans Arty, a Labrador mix puppy. $25,000 — and Wings of
cent live rate on dogs,” he Arty was one of 74 animals transferred from Mississippi
said. “With Mississippi Rescue performs them
to the Brandywine animal shelter in Delaware on Sunday. as often as its funding al-
Mutts on the Move, since
that’s been involved over or mange,” he added. Nickles said. “That’s the lows. In two years, Wings
the last four years, we’ve “Those little things that whole key to making it of Rescue has transferred
gone from that to last are easily treatable if work.” more than 18,000 ani-
year, in 2017, we pushed you’re given space.” Erin Robbins, with mals across the country.
an 85-percent live rate on Nickles also said he Wings of Rescue, said She also said that
dogs. was happy to partner with Sunday’s flight comes northern areas tend to
“It’s a huge benefit for other shelters to help get about a week before the see a greater demand
shelters because not only the animals transferred Brandywine shelter is set for shelter animals than
are we saving animals’ and hopefully into homes. to host a major adoption areas in Southern states
lives, but it also gives us “It takes all of us work- event. due to stricter laws re-
the opportunity to save ing together and pooling “Last year when they quiring that most shelter
animals with diseases our resources to make a had it, I watched the vid- animals be spayed/neu-
like heart worm disease difference in the area,” eos and it looked like tered before adoption.

Unity Park
Continued from Page 1A
Marszalek said. “She “Mr. Ashford was a very concerned about the tionally. In addition to the
spent her career as a longtime business per- welfare of young people. 2018 honorees, the park
teacher encouraging her son here,” he said. “He She was a person who features plaques honor-
students to learn and be- was an honorable man worked behind the scenes ing Dr. Douglas L. Con-
come successful citizens and well-respected in the to bring about positive nor, Martin Luther King
and their parents to take community. He and his change in the communi- Jr., former state Gov. Wil-
an interest in their chil- wife were both outstand- ty.”
liam Winter, Fannie Lou
dren’s education.” ing people. Unity Park, located be-
Board of Supervisors “Ms. Elliot was one hind the former Mugshots Hamer, Medgar Evers
President Orlando Train- of the most dedicated building on D.L. Connor and the Mississippi State
er said he knew both of persons you can think of Drive, is dedicated toward University Men’s Basket-
the nominees and called in the education field,” recognizing individuals ball “Game of Change”
them “outstanding” selec- Trainer added. “She was and events that advanced against the University of
tions for the park. always a person who was civil rights locally and na- Loyola-Chicago.
Adam Minichino

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Tagovailoa earns
SEC’s top offensive
honor from The AP
MSU’s Simmons, Sweat, Ole Miss’
Brown also named first-team All-SEC
From Special Reports

The No. 1 Alabama football team led the way

with eight players named to The Associated
Press All-Southeastern Conference Team, while
Mississippi State placed five on the squad.
Former Starkville High School standout A.J.
Brown was one of two Ole Miss
players named to the team.
Alabama quarterback Tua
Tagovailoa was named SEC
Offensive Player of the Year. In
all, the Crimson Tide had five
first-team picks. Tagovailoa was a
James Pugh/Special to The Dispatch unanimous selection.
West Point High School running back Brandon Harris (2) tries to score a touchdown against West Jones in the In addition to his all-league Tagovailoa
first half of their Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) Class 5A State Championship Game on honor, Tagovailoa was named
Saturday in Hattiesburg. West Point won 27-12. Monday one of three finalists for
the Heisman Trophy.

‘UNDERDOG’ WAVE WIND UP ON TOP Ohio State quarterback

Dwayne Haskins and Oklahoma
quarterback Kyler Murray are the
other finalists for the Heisman
Trophy, which goes to the
West Point beats West Jones to complete run to third-straight MHSAA Class 5A title nation’s top college football Simmons
player. The winner will be
By Scot t Walters announced Saturday.
Tagovailoa has thrown for
3,353 yards and a school-record 37
By his admission, West
touchdowns. He is tied for second
Point High School football
on the Alabama career touchdown
coach Chris Chambless pass list with 48. He has thrown
didn’t know what type for 300 or more yards a school-
of team his 2018 Green record five times this season. His Sweat
Wave would become. 42 combined passing and rushing
He knew there was touchdowns also are an Alabama
talent. Fair or not, back- single-season record.
to-back Mississippi High See ALL-SEC, 4B
School Activities Associ-
ation (MHSAA) Class 5A
State championships had
Cotton Bowl Classic
created an expectation. At Arlington, Texas
“We flew under the Semifinals — Dec. 29
radar the entire season,” n Notre Dame (12-0) vs. Clemson (13-0), 3 p.m. (ESPN)
West Point senior defen- Orange Bowl
sive back Ryan Melton At Miami Gardens, Florida
said. “Hattiesburg, Olive Semifinals — Dec. 29
Branch, Lafayette, a lot of n Oklahoma (12-1) vs. Alabama (13-0), 7 p.m. (ESPN)
James Pugh/Special to The Dispatch
others got talked about. West Point High School football coach Chris Chambless hugs his son, Jake, after
We didn’t. We really the Green Wave defeated West Jones 27-12 in the Mississippi High School Activities Outback Bowl
thrived on that.” Association (MHSAA) Class 5A State Championship Game on Saturday at Southern n Mississippi State (8-4) vs. Iowa (8-4), 11 a.m.,
Chambless knew he Mississippi’s M.M. Roberts Stadium in Hattiesburg. Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019 (ESPN2; WKBB-FM 100.9,
and his staff would coach the same position as their helped West Point (14-1) a special season. You have WFCA-FM 107.9).
more feverishly this year. counterparts. secure its third-straight to have talented players.
A year ago, a veteran team On Saturday night, championship. They also have to have a INSIDE
could run on auto pilot West Point completed that For its accomplish- work ethic. You have to n Ohio State coach Urban Meyer,
some nights. run with a 27-12 victory ment, the West Point foot- have coaches that push right, announced Tuesday morning
As the coaches worked against West Jones in the ball team is The Dispatch’s them to a level they didn’t he will retire at the end of this
and the players pushed, Class 5A State title game Prep Player of the Week. even know they had. After season. Co-offensive coordinator
things started to come at Southern Mississippi’s “You never take a state that, you need some luck, Ryan Day will be named the next
together. In the end, the M.M. Roberts Stadium in championship for grant- some fortunate bounces. head coach. Page 2B
Green Wave finished in Hattiesburg. The victory ed,” Chambless said. “It’s See WEST POINT, 5B n Also, Bowl Schedule. Page 3B

EMCC finishes No. 1
No. 22 MSU men will play host to McNeese in final NJCAA poll
From Special Reports
Roundup a 70-64 loss to UCF on poll. Northeastern (Colo-
Thursday in its first true nial Athletic Association) By Scot t Walters
STARKVILLE — The road game of the season. and UCF (American Ath-
No. 22 Mississippi State Southeastern Conference. The game against letic Conference) also are
men’s basketball team McNeese (2-5) is com- Georgia State begins After returning from Kansas and having a
ing off a 67-66 loss to projected to be league
will kick off the month an important four-game few days to relax, the East Mississippi Commu-
of December by playing North Carolina Central champions.
stretch. Alabama will Alabama also will play nity College football team received a final award
host to McNeese at 7 p.m. on Saturday. The Cow-
play three of the games Stephen F. Austin (South- Monday afternoon.
Tuesday at Humphrey boys have two common
at Coleman Coliseum. It land) on Dec. 30. In addi- The National Junior College Athletic Associa-
Coliseum. opponents with the Bull-
also will play host to Ar- tion (NJCAA) confirmed EMCC as the national
MSU (6-1) climbed dogs. McNeese lost to tion, Alabama also faced
izona (Dec. 9) and Penn champions in its final rankings for the 2018 cam-
three spots in The Associ- Saint Mary’s 87-65 and to off with Murray State
Arizona State 80-52. State (Dec. 21). The only paign.
ated Press poll following (Nov. 26), which was
victories against Alcorn n Alabama will play game not being played at “It’s always a long climb to the top,” EMCC
picked to finish second to
State and Dayton last host to Georgia State: At home in the stretch is the coach Buddy Stephens said. “It takes so many
Belmont in the Ohio Val- people playing their roles to win a championship.
week. Tuscaloosa, Alabama, the game against Liberty on
Dec. 18 in the Rocket City ley Conference. There is a standard around here. It’s great that
The game will be Alabama men’s basketball Georgia State (5-3) is
broadcast live on SEC team (5-2) will play host Classic at the Von Braun the kids work hard to uphold that standard.”
Center in Huntsville, Al- coming off a 78-52 loss EMCC finished with all 17 first-place votes
Network +. It also can be to Sun Belt Conference
abama. at Liberty. Prior to that and a computer ranking of 370.
heard locally on the radio preseason favorite Georgia
at WKBB-FM 100.9 and State (5-3) at 7 p.m. Tues- Georgia State is the game, Georgia State de- On Thursday at Pittsburg State, EMCC de-
WFCA-FM 107.9. day at Coleman Coliseum. third opponent Alabama feated Tulane 80-76 on feated No. 2 Garden City C.C. (Kansas) 10-9 in
MSU has won 18 straight The game will be has played in eight games Nov. 28 in New Orleans the national championship game.
non-conference home broadcast live on SEC to start the season that and beat Georgia 91-67 on Garden City C.C. (10-1) maintained its No. 2
games, which is the sec- Network +. was picked to win its con- Nov. 21 in the Cayman Is- ranking in the final poll.
ond-longest streak in the Alabama is coming off ference in the preseason lands Classic. See EMCC, 2B
2B Tuesday, December 4, 2018 The Dispatch •


Ohio State’s Meyer
Prep Basketball
Atlantic Division
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Pickens Aca. girls basketball team beats Marengo Aca. Today’s Games Toronto
20 5 .800 —
17 8 .680 3
Caroline Lewis had 18 points and five steals Monday night to lead New Hope at Caledonia Boston 13 10 .565 6
the Pickens Academy girls basketball team to a 49-40 victory against Columbus at Saltillo Brooklyn 8 17 .320 12

will step down

New York 8 17 .320 12
Marengo Academy. West Point at Noxubee County Southeast Division
Carleigh Cameron had 16 points and five assists. Shelby Lowe had Heritage Academy at Hamilton
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Charlotte 11 12 .478 —
11 rebounds. Orlando 11 12 .478 —
Hebron Christian at Oak Hill Academy
Pickens Academy (3-1) will play host to Russell Christian at 6 p.m. Washington 10 14 .417 1½
Leake Academy at Starkville Academy Miami 9 13 .409 1½

after Rose Bowl

Tuesday. Atlanta 5 19 .208 6½
Marshall Academy at Columbus Christian Central Division
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Thursday’s Game
Columbus will hold ODP Super Center Starkville Academy at Columbus Christian
15 7 .682 —
13 8 .619 1½
Columbus United will serve as host for the Olympic Development Indiana 13 10 .565 2½
Cleveland 5 18 .217 10½
Program Super Center from 4-6 p.m. Saturday at the Downtown Colum-
bus Soccer Complex.
Prep Soccer By MITCH STACY
Chicago 5 19 .208 11
The event will be an opportunity for players to get seen for the state Today’s Matches The Associated Press Southwest Division
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ODP teams and to get more training from licensed coaches. Tupelo at Columbus, 5 p.m. Memphis 13 9 .591 —
Players who register for the ODP Super Centers will be evaluated Starkville at Caledonia, 5 p.m. COLUMBUS, Ohio — Urban Meyer, who
New Orleans
11 10 .524 1½
12 13 .480 2½
and offered spots on the State ODP team if they are good enough. The West Point at New Hope, 5 p.m. San Antonio 11 12 .478 2½
won three national championships and sparked Houston 11 12 .478 2½
event is for girls and boys ages 2009-2002. Jackson Prep at Starkville Academy, 5 p.m.
The cost is $30 to register. Go to http://www.mississippisoccer. MSMS at Southeast Lauderdale, 5:30 p.m. controversy and criticism this season for his
Northwest Division
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org/Left_Nav/ODP___State_Select/Manage_My_Account_or_Enroll. Lamar School at Heritage Academy, 5:30 p.m. handling of domestic violence allegations against Denver
Oklahoma City
16 7 .696 —
15 7 .682 ½
htm to register.
Thursday’s Matches a now-fired assistant, will retire after the Rose Portland
13 10 .565 3
12 12 .500 4½
n In related news, Columbus United has extended registration Bowl, the Ohio State University announced Utah 11 13 .458 5½
until 5 p.m. Tuesday. Starkville Academy at Heritage Academy, 5 p.m. Pacific Division
MSMS at Kosciusko, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. W L Pct GB
L.A. Clippers 16 7 .696 —
A news conference was scheduled for later Golden State 16 9 .640 1
The W’s Massey will hold goalkeeper clinic Men’s College Basketball Tuesday during which Meyer will formally an- L.A. Lakers
14 9 .609 2
11 11 .500 4½
Mississippi University for Women’s women’s soccer coach Gray Today’s Games
Massey will hold a clinic for goalkeepers ages 14 and above on Jan. nounce his retirement and co-offensive coordi- Phoenix 4 19 .174 12
McNeese at Mississippi State, 7 p.m.
3, 2019.
Georgia State at Alabama, 7 p.m.
nator Ryan Day would be named the program’s Monday’s Games
Oklahoma City 110, Detroit 83
The cost is $50, and lunch will be provided.
Thursday’s Game
25th head coach. Cleveland 99, Brooklyn 97
Denver 106, Toronto 103
Check-in will be from 9:30-9:45 a.m. in the lobby of Pohl Gymna-
sium. Mississippi University for Women at Ohio State didn’t immediately say why Mey- Golden State 128, Atlanta 111
Washington 110, New York 107
The schedule will feature training about technical foundations Bethel University, 7 p.m. er was stepping down after seven years at Ohio L.A. Clippers 129, New Orleans 126
Minnesota 103, Houston 91
followed by lunch, a discussion of the psychology of goalkeeping, and a State and an 82-9 record, but the 54-year-old Today’s Games
session on shot stopping. Women’s College Basketball coach previously has cited health concerns. He Chicago at Indiana, 6 p.m.
Orlando at Miami, 6:30 p.m.
Today’s Game has an arachnoid cyst in his brain that causes se- Portland at Dallas, 7:30 p.m.
Sacramento at Phoenix, 8 p.m.
The W will hold toy drive Saturday for basketball Mississippi University for Women at vere headaches. San Antonio at Utah, 8 p.m.
Wednesday’s Games
doubleheader Judson College, 5:30 p.m. Meyer had shown obvious effects of being in Denver at Orlando, 6 p.m.
Golden State at Cleveland, 6 p.m.
The Mississippi University for Women basketball teams will hold a Wednesday’s Game pain on the sideline this season. He also was crit- Oklahoma City at Brooklyn, 6:30 p.m.
Washington at Atlanta, 6:30 p.m.
toy drive Saturday during its women’s and men’s doubleheader. South Alabama at Alabama, 11:30 a.m. icized for what some saw as overly lax treatment Charlotte at Minnesota, 7 p.m.
The women’s team will play Wesleyan College at 2 p.m. The Thursday’s Game Dallas at New Orleans, 7 p.m.
men’s team will play Southern University-New Orleans at 4 p.m. at Pohl
of now-fired assistant coach Zach Smith, who Detroit at Milwaukee, 7 p.m.

Marquette at Mississippi State, 7 p.m. was accused by his ex-wife of domestic abuse. L.A. Clippers at Memphis, 7 p.m.
Philadelphia at Toronto, 7 p.m.
Instead of paying admission, fans will be able to gain admission to Meyer said he knew about the accusations San Antonio at L.A. Lakers, 9:30 p.m.

the game if they bring an unwrapped toy for entry. on the air against Smith — grandson of former Ohio State Hockey
coach Earle Bruce — but wasn’t sure they were NHL
The W will hold baseball camps in February 2019 Today true and kept Smith on his staff because no crim- EASTERN CONFERENCE
The Mississippi University for Women will be the host site for the COLLEGE BASKETBALL Atlantic Division

5:30 p.m. — New Hampshire at Seton Hall, FS1 inal charges were filed. The university cited that GP W L OT Pts GF GA
U.S. Baseball Academy’s camps in February 2019. Tampa Bay 28 20 7 1 41 108 80
The sessions will be Feb. 2, 9, 16, and 23 on the campus of The 6 p.m. — Jimmy V Classic, Oklahoma vs. Notre lapse in suspending Meyer for the first three Toronto 27 19 8 0 38 98 70
Buffalo 28 17 8 3 37 86 78
W in downtown Columbus. USBA camps feature age-specific sessions Dame, ESPN games of the season after an investigation. Boston 26 14 8 4 32 71 64
Montreal 27 12 10 5 29 83 88
with instruction tailored for each ability level. 6 p.m. — Providence at Boston College, ESPN2 A detailed report issued by an investigative Ottawa 27 12 12 3 27 98 109
The cost is $139 for four weeks of one skill (six total hours). There 7:30 p.m. — UTEP at Marquette, FS2 committee left a lasting stain, detailing behavior Detroit 27 12 12 3 27 76 87
Florida 25 10 10 5 25 82 91
are discounts available if participants register for multiple sessions. 8 p.m. — Jimmy V Classic, West Virginia vs.
The camp is open to players in grades 1-12. Sessions include
by Meyer that could have taken down a coach
Metropolitan Division
Florida, ESPN2 of lesser stature. The investigation showed that Washington 26 15 8 3 33 95 83
hitting, pitching, baserunning, and fielding. Columbus 26 15 9 2 32 90 83
You can register by going to https://oldsite.usbaseballacademy. NBA he tolerated bad behavior for years from Smith, N.Y. Islanders 25 13 9 3 29 76 72
8 p.m. — San Antonio at Utah, NBA TV N.Y. Rangers 28 13 12 3 29 80 88
com/1779/Columbus/. including domestic-violence accusations, drug Carolina 26 12 10 4 28 66 71
NHL Pittsburgh 25 10 10 5 25 83 84
6:30 p.m. — Toronto at Buffalo, NBCSports addiction, lies and other acts that directly clash Philadelphia 25 11 12 2 24 76 88
Mississippi State Network with the values Meyer touts publicly. New Jersey 26 9 12 5 23 75 91
Men’s tennis team announces spring schedule SOCCER The Buckeyes’ strong finish this season belied
Central Division
STARKVILLE — The Mississippi State men’s tennis team returns 1:55 p.m. — Premier League, Watford vs. on-the-field problems that made for a stressful sea- Nashville
28 19 8 1 39 90 67
27 16 6 5 37 99 73
all six starters from last season’s team that advanced to the quarterfi- Manchester City, NBCSports Network son for Meyer and his staff. He lost star defensive Winnipeg 26 16 8 2 34 91 77
nals of the NCAA tournament for the first time since 1998. Dallas 28 15 10 3 33 78 72
end Nick Bosa to an early season-ending injury,
Coach Matt Roberts’ team also won its first Southeastern Confer- Wednesday and the Buckeyes’ defense never fully recovered.
26 14 10 2 30 83 76
28 9 14 5 23 77 104
ence Tournament crown and finished the season ranked No. 5. COLLEGE BASKETBALL St. Louis 25 9 13 3 21 74 85
Pacific Division
MSU will try to build on that success in the spring against a sched- 5 p.m. — Lafayette at Connecticut, ESPNU During his suspension, the team was run by Day, GP W L OT Pts GF GA
ule that features 13 — potentially 14 — matches against 2018 NCAA
5:30 p.m. — Ohio at Xavier, FS1 the co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks Calgary
27 16 9 2 34 91 76
29 14 10 5 33 70 83
Tournament squads, including Miami, Oklahoma, Texas Tech, Tulane,
and UNC-Wilmington in the non-conference schedule. Wichita State, 6 p.m. — Hartford at Duke, ESPN2 coach. He’s a second-year Ohio State assistant who San Jose
28 13 10 5 31 85 89
28 14 13 1 29 82 78
Arizona, and South Florida also will visit Starkville. 7 p.m. — VCU at Texas, ESPNU had never before been a head coach. Edmonton
27 13 12 2 28 71 83
25 12 11 2 26 66 66
MSU’s league slate features nine NCAA tournament teams 7:30 p.m. — Temple at Villanova, FS1 The team alternated expected blowout wins Vancouver 29 11 15 3 25 82 102
Los Angeles 27 10 16 1 21 58 82
from last season. MSU will play host to six of those foes — Alabama, 8 p.m. — North Carolina (Wilmington) at North with puzzling play that included a pair of one-
Georgia, Kentucky, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Vanderbilt — at the Carolina, ESPN2 point wins (Penn State, Maryland) and a clos-
NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for
overtime loss. Top three teams in each division
A.J. Pitts Tennis Centre. 9 p.m. — TCU at SMU, ESPNU
Before MSU takes the court in team action, it will travel to Tempe, er-than-expected win over a struggling Nebraska and two wild cards per conference advance to
10 p.m. — Washington at Gonzaga, ESPN2
Arizona, for the Arizona State Invite. The event will feature players GOLF team. A shocking blowout loss at unranked Pur- Monday’s Games
from 2018 NCAA tournament teams Illinois, TCU, and host Arizona
4 a.m. (Thursday) — European Tour Golf, South due on Oct. 20 pushed Ohio State to the fringe of Tampa Bay 5, New Jersey 1
Nashville 2, Buffalo 1
State. Illinois and TCU met in last year’s Round of 16. The Fighting Illini the national championship chase and prompted Dallas 4, Edmonton 1
advanced to the quarterfinals.
African Open, first round, Johannesburg, TGC Today’s Games
A season-opening four-match home stint opens with the 11th NBA all sorts of questions about Meyer’s future. Winnipeg at N.Y. Islanders, 6 p.m.
annual Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Kick-Off Weekend. MSU 10 a.m. — G-League, Iowa at Raptors 905, ESPNU Shortly before Halloween, Meyer addressed Boston at Florida, 6 p.m.
Calgary at Columbus, 6 p.m.
will make its 10th appearance in the event while being a host site for the 7 p.m. — Philadelphia at Toronto, ESPN speculation that he could step down at the end Colorado at Pittsburgh, 6 p.m.
fourth year. 9:30 p.m. — San Antonio at LA Lakers, ESPN of the season, saying he felt fine and definitely
Ottawa at Montreal, 6:30 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Detroit, 6:30 p.m.
To open up the campaign, MSU will take on Wichita State in NHL would be back next year. Toronto at Buffalo, 6:30 p.m.
the first round on Jan. 26. The next day, MSU will take on Arizona 7 p.m. — Edmonton at St. Louis, NBC Sports Washington at Vegas, 9 p.m.
or UNC-Wilmington. The team that wins both of its matches on the Network
“I plan on coaching,” he said on Oct. 29. Asked Minnesota at Vancouver, 9 p.m.
Arizona at Los Angeles, 9:30 p.m.
weekend advances to the ITA National Team Indoor Championships, a 9:30 p.m. — Chicago at Anaheim, NBC Sports if he would definitely return to Ohio State next Wednesday’s Games
16-team tournament held Feb. 15-18 in Chicago. year, he answered, “Yes.” Edmonton at St. Louis, 7 p.m.
n Baseball team will hold winter camps: At Starkville, the base-
Network Chicago at Anaheim, 9:30 p.m.
ball team will offer a series of camps for youth and high school players. SOCCER Ohio State’s season had five-straight wins, in- Carolina at San Jose, 9:30 p.m.
cluding a rout of archrival Michigan that gave the
The first camps will be Jan. 12 and 13, 2019, for players in grades
7-12. The cost for one camp is $150. The cost for both camps is $275.
1:55 p.m. — Premier League, Manchester United
vs. Arsenal, NBC Sports Network Buckeyes another division title and a victory against
Major League Playoffs
Check-in on Jan. 12 will be at 9 a.m. in center field at Dudy Noble Field. Northwestern in the Big Ten Championship. MLS Cup
Check-in on Jan. 13 will be at 9 a.m. in the Griffis Boardroom. Checkout Saturday’s Game
Portland at Atlanta, 7 p.m.
is at 4 p.m.
There will be Youth Skills Camps for players in grades 1-6 on Jan.
19 and 20, 2019. Check-in will be at 9 a.m. at the Griffis Boardroom.
HOCKEY: NHL Transactions
League faces uncertain situations before Seattle vote
Checkout is at 4 p.m. The cost for one camp is $150. The cost for both Monday’s Moves
camps is $275. American League
MSU also will hold Half-Day Prospect Camps from 9 a.m. to noon Reed hitting coach, Doug White pitching coach,
and from 1-4 p.m. Jan. 21, 2019, for players in grades 9-12. The cost for Jesus Feliciano outfield/first base coach,
each session is $125.
By STEPHEN WHYNO 2020,” Commissioner Gary Bettman said Mon- Mike Gallego infield/third base coach, Shawn
The Associated Press Wooten assistant hitting coach, Paul Sorrento
Each session is designed to further develop each player’s skills day. “For the last year and a half, two years, hitting instructor, Jose Molikna catching coach
and Andrew Bailey bullpen coach.
and learn new techniques from MSU coach Chris Lemonis and his staff. we’ve been anxious to anchor plans for a World SEATTLE MARINERS — Traded 2B Robinson
Campers will be put through many of the same drills used by the MSU SEA ISLAND, Ga. — Things are going well Cup, but for whatever reason the Players’ As- Cano, RHP Edwin Diaz and cash to the N.Y.
coaches. Dudy Noble Field and the Palmeiro Center will be available for Mets for OF Jay Bruce, OF Jarred Kelenic and
enough that the NHL is ready to expand to Se- sociation hasn’t been prepared to do that.” RHPs Anthony Swarzak, Gerson Bautista and
the camps. Camps are set up for any and all players who want to play Justin Dunn.
at the next level. We will have a pro-style workout and various coaching attle and the salary cap keeps going up. Bettman updated the Board of Governors National League
LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Agreed to terms
segments that will be set up throughout the day. But the league is still dealing with a few un- on those topics and others before the vote with manager Dave Roberts on a four-year
Each camper will be required to fill out the Medical/Release Forms certain situations on the eve of what should be that’s expected to award Seattle the league’s
MIAMI MARLINS — Signed 1B Pedro Alvarez,
and bring it to registration. Players are asked to bring a hat, shoes,
a slam-dunk expansion vote to bring Seattle 32nd franchise. The team would begin play in
SS Dixon Machado, RHP R.J. Alvarez, 3B Jon
Berti and Deven Marrero, Cs Bryan Holaday
glove, and workout clothes. Go to
hs-summer-camps.php to dowload the required forms. into the fold. the 2021-22 season, a year after original plans
and Rodrigo Vigil, OFs Gabriel Guerrero and
Harold Ramiez and LHPs Mike Kickham and
The Ottawa Senators’ downtown arena project because arena renovations aren’t scheduled to Brian Moran to minor league contracts.
is in danger of falling apart, and Arizona Coyotes be finished until the fall of 2020. Carlos Santana and INF J.P. Crawford to
Ole Miss owner Andrew Barroway is looking for a partner Seattle expansion and the realignment that
Seattle for SS Jean Segura, LHP James Pazos
and RHP Juan Nicasio.
SEC single-game tickets on sale for men’s basketball as he tries to secure a long-term home in the des- comes with it will be announced Tuesday. National Basketball Association
OXFORD — Ole Miss men’s basketball fans can purchase CHICAGO BULLS — Fired coach Fred
ert. Meanwhile, the league would like to begin Those topics weren’t discussed on the first Hoiberg. Promoted associate head coach Jim
single-game tickets for Southeastern Conference home games as well Boylen to head coach.
as the SEC/Big 12 Challenge. making plans for a 2020 World Cup of Hockey but day of the board’s annual December meeting WASHINGTON WIZARDS — Recalled F Okaro
White from Capital City (NBAGL).
Tickets start as low as $20 for the conference matchups and can has no guarantee of labor peace that would allow that was more about league business. Bettman FOOTBALL
be selected on such a tournament to take place. says the salary cap is projected to go up to
National Football League
CAROLINA PANTHERS — Fired defensive line
For midweek contests (not including the matchup against Ken-
“If we’re going to do a World Cup, and do it roughly $83 million next season, up from the coach Brady Hoke and assistant secondary/
cornerbacks coach Jeff Imamura. Promoted
tucky), SEC single-game tickets are $25 each in the lower level and $20
apiece in the mezzanine. Tickets for conference games that take place with the planning necessary, if we don’t know current $79.5 million limit. That’s a sign reve- assistant defensive line coach Sam Mills III to
defensive line coach.
on a weekend, as well as the Kentucky game, are $30 apiece in the by the first of the year or All-Star, then there’s nues are continuing to rise after the success of LOS ANGELES CHARGERS — Released OT
Joe Barksdale. Promoted WR Dylan Cantrell
lower bowl and $25 each for the mezzanine. There are a limited number no sense in trying to pull off a World Cup for the expansion Vegas Golden Knights. from the practice squad.

of club seats available for games. Food and beverages are provided in OAKLAND RAIDERS — Waived OL Ian
Silberman. Claimed OL Denzelle Good off
the club level seats. waivers from Indianapolis.
Group tickets are also on sale, starting at $10 for the SEC/Big 12 TENNESSEE TITANS — Waived RB
Dalyn Dawkins. Released OL Jordan Morgan
Challenge versus Iowa State on Jan. 26. A minimum of 10 tickets must from the practice squad. Signed RB Jeremy
be purchased to get the group discounted rate. Single tickets for the Continued from Page 1B McNichols from Denver’s practice squad.
Signed CB Kenneth Durden to the practice
Iowa State game are $15 apiece for the mezzanine and just $20 for the
lower level.
EMCC (12-0) recorded its much talent around you.” Copiah-Lincoln C.C. (No. 18). squad.
Pavilion Pricing is back for the 2018-19 season. All drinks and fourth perfect 12-win season EMCC allowed 11.2 points In the Mississippi Associa- National Hockey League
NHL — Suspended Detroit F Tyler Bertuzzi
candy range from $2-$3, while the most expensive items are a cheese- under Stephens. The Lions per game, which led the nation. tion of Community and Junior two games for roughing and unsportsmanlike
conduct against Colorado F Matt Calvert during
burger basket and a sausage basket (both includes fries) for $6. also had a perfect regular sea- National Championship Colleges (MACJC) playoffs, a Dec. 2 game.
Ole Miss will play nine SEC games at home, beginning Jan. 9 son in 2015.
ARIZONA COYOTES — Recalled F Conor
Game Most Valuable Player EMCC beat Co-Lin (31-7) and Garland from Tucson (AHL).
against Auburn, the reigning regular-season conference co-champion. BUFFALO SABRES — Recalled G Jonas
Ole Miss also will play host to 2018 NCAA Tournament participants In another program first, Everitt Cunningham, of West Jones (19-14) to win a seventh Johansson from Cincinnati (ECHL) to
Arkansas (Jan. 19), Texas A&M (Feb. 6), Missouri (Feb. 16), Tennessee this was the first season Point, scored the Lions’ touch- state title. Rochester (AHL).
(Feb. 27), and Kentucky (March 5). Other conference games at The EMCC was ranked No. 1 in down on a fumble return in Jones earned the other Brendan Leipsic off waivers from Vancouver.
Pavilion include LSU (Jan. 15), Mississippi State (Feb. 2), and Georgia every poll. In 2014, the Lions the second quarter. bowl invite for the MACJC. On Michael McNiven from Laval (AHL) to Brampton
(Feb. 23). (ECHL).
started No. 1 and finished No. Under Stephens, EMCC is Sunday in Perkinston, Jones NEW YORK RANGERS — Assigned LW Matt
Beleskey, G Alexander Georgiev and C Vinni
1, but that team slipped to sec- 7-0 in bowl games and 5-0 in beat No. 10 Eastern Arizona
Junior Colleges ond for two polls. national championship games. College 27-7 to win the Missis-
Lettieri to Hartford (AHL). Reassigned F Ryan
Gropp from Hartfrord to Maine (AHL). Called
up D Vince Pedrie from Maine to Hartford. Re-
ICC basketball teams split doubleheader against EMCC has been ranked in the EMCC trails only Butler sippi Bowl. The Bobcats held called G Dustin Tokarski from Hartford.
Northwest Mississippi C.C. top 10 for 32-straight rankings. C.C. (Kansas) and Northeast- the Gila Monsters to 101 yards Fletcher general manager.
SENATOBIA — Shaniyah Buford had 24 points, and former “For the sophomores, this ern Oklahoma A&M on the and forced four turnovers. It Sprong to Anaheim for D Marcus Petterson.
ST. LOUIS BLUES — Recalled Fs Jordan Nolan
Starkville High School standout Tabreea Gandy and former Columbus is a special way to end the sea- all-time national champion- was the first bowl victory for and Jordan Kyrou and D Chris Butler from San
High standout Zaria Jenkins had 11 to lead the Itawamba Community Antonio (AHL).
College women’s basketball team to an 83-59 victory against Northwest son,” EMCC sophomore defen- ship list. Each of those schools Jones since 1998. TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS — Traded F Josh
Leivo to Vancouver for F Michael Carcone.
Mississippi Community College. sive back JaQuez Akins said. have six titles. The Mississippi represen- Recalled D Travis Dermott from Toronto (AHL).
ICC (5-2, 1-0 Mississippi Association of Community and Junior “Anything shy of a national The final NJCAA rankings tative has won 10 of 11 games OLYMPIC SPORTS
USA SWIMMING — Named California coach
Colleges North Division) led 27-15 after the first quarter and cruised to championship is a major disap- also included Jones College played in the bowl game. Dave Durden coach of the 2020 U.S. Olympic
men’s team and Stanford coach Greg Meehan
the win.
In the men’s game, Ma’Darius Hobson had 20 points, but ICC
pointment. You come here to (No. 5), Northwest Mississip- Follow Dispatch sports coach of the women’s team.
couldn’t rally from a 12-point halftime deficit in a 78-75 loss. win championships. It’s a bless- pi C.C. (No. 7), Mississippi writer Scott Walters on Twitter PROFESSIONAL RODEO COWBOYS
ASSOCIATION — Named Anthony Bartkowski
— From Special Reports ing to be on the field with this Gulf Coast C.C. (No. 12), and @dispatchscott director/athletic development and welfare.
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Wentz leads
Orange Bowl 11. LSU 9-3 899 14
Bowl Schedule At Miami Gardens, Florida 12. Penn State 9-3 889 12 AMERICAN CONFERENCE
Saturday, Dec. 15 CFP Semifinal, Oklahoma (12-1) vs. Alabama 13. Washington State 10-2 856 13 East
Celebration Bowl 14. Texas 9-4 776 9
At Atlanta
(13-0), 7 p.m. (ESPN)
15. Kentucky 9-3 696 15 W L T Pct PF PA Home Away AFC NFC Div
NC A&T (9-2) vs. Alcorn State (9-3), 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 31 16. West Virginia 8-3 683 16 New England 9 3 0 .750 331 259 6-0-0 3-3-0 6-2-0 3-1-0 3-0-0
(ABC) 17. Syracuse 9-3 505 18
Military Bowl Miami 6 6 0 .500 244 300 5-1-0 1-5-0 5-4-0 1-2-0 3-1-0

Cure Bowl At Annapolis, Maryland 18. Mississippi State 8-4 501 19
At Orlando, Florida Cincinnati (10-2) vs. Virginia Tech (6-6), 19. Utah 9-4 411 17 Buffalo 4 8 0 .333 178 293 2-3-0 2-5-0 3-6-0 1-2-0 1-2-0
Tulane (6-6) vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (7-6), 20. Texas A&M 8-4 388 22
12:30 p.m. (CBSSN)
11 a.m. (ESPN)
21. Fresno State 11-2 357 23
N.Y. Jets 3 9 0 .250 243 307 2-4-0 1-5-0 2-7-0 1-2-0 0-4-0
Sun Bowl
New Mexico Bowl At El Paso, Texas 22. Northwestern 8-5 159 21 South
At Albuquerque Stanford (8-4) vs. Pittsburgh (7-6), 1 p.m. (CBS) 23. Utah State 10-2 125 24 W L T Pct PF PA Home Away AFC NFC Div
North Texas (9-3) vs. Utah State (10-2), 1 p.m. Redbox Bowl 24. Boise State 10-3 122 20
(ESPN) Houston 9 3 0 .750 302 235 5-1-0 4-2-0 7-2-0 2-1-0 3-1-0

to victory
At Santa Clara, California 25. Army 9-2 114 25
Las Vegas Bowl Michigan State (7-5) vs. Oregon (8-4), 2 p.m. Also Receiving Votes: Iowa State 87, North Indianapolis 6 6 0 .500 325 279 4-2-0 2-4-0 5-5-0 1-1-0 2-2-0
Fresno State (11-2) vs. Arizona State (7-5), (FOX) Carolina State 63, Cincinnati 62, Missouri 61,
2:30 p.m. (ABC) Liberty Bowl Appalachian State 32, Iowa 19, Stanford 9, Tennessee 6 6 0 .500 221 245 4-1-0 2-5-0 4-6-0 2-0-0 2-2-0
Camellia Bowl At Memphis, Tennessee Oregon 5, Alabama-Birmingham 4, Buffalo 1, Jacksonville 4 8 0 .333 203 243 3-4-0 1-4-0 3-6-0 1-2-0 1-3-0
At Montgomery, Alabama Missouri (8-4) vs. Oklahoma State (6-6), Georgia Southern 1.
Georgia Southern (9-3) vs. Eastern Michigan North
(7-5), 4:30 p.m. (ESPN)
2:45 p.m. (ESPN)
Holiday Bowl Football Championship W L T Pct PF PA Home Away AFC NFC Div
New Orleans Bowl
Middle Tennessee (8-5) vs. Appalachian State
At San Diego
Northwestern (8-5) vs. Utah (9-4), 6 p.m. (FS1)
Subdivision Playoffs Pittsburgh 7 4 1 .625 346 282 3-3-0 4-1-1 4-4-1 3-0-0 3-1-1 By ROB MAADDI
Second Round
(10-2), 8 p.m. (ESPN) Gator Bowl Saturday, Dec. 1 Baltimore 7 5 0 .583 297 214 4-2-0 3-3-0 6-3-0 1-2-0 2-3-0 The Associated Press
At Jacksonville, Florida
Tuesday, Dec. 18 NC State (9-3) vs. Texas A&M (8-4), 6:30 p.m.
Maine 55, Jacksonville State 27 Cincinnati 5 7 0 .417 286 371 3-4-0 2-3-0 3-5-0 2-2-0 1-3-0
Colgate 23, James Madison 20
Boca Raton (Fla.) Bowl (ESPN) Kennesaw State 13, Wofford 10 Cleveland 4 7 1 .375 266 312 3-2-1 1-5-0 3-5-1 1-2-0 2-1-1
UAB (10-3) vs. North Illinois (8-5), 6 p.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 1 North Dakota State 52, Montana State 10 West PHILADELPHIA — Carson
Outback Bowl
At Tampa, Florida
South Dakota State 51, Duquesne 6
Weber State 48, Southeast Missouri State 23 W L T Pct PF PA Home Away AFC NFC Div Wentz was at his best back on the
Wednesday, Dec. 19 Mississippi State (8-4) vs. Iowa (8-4), 11 a.m.
Frisco (Texas) Bowl (ESPN2)
Eastern Washington 42, Nicholls State 21
UC Davis 23, Northern Iowa 16
Kansas City 10 2 0 .833 444 327 5-0-0 5-2-0 8-1-0 2-1-0 4-0-0 move again.
San Diego State (7-5) vs. Ohio (8-4), 7 p.m. Citrus Bowl L.A. Chargers 9 3 0 .750 340 249 4-2-0 5-1-0 6-2-0 3-1-0 2-2-0
(ESPN) At Orlando, Florida Quarterfinals Denver 6 6 0 .500 276 262 3-3-0 3-3-0 4-5-0 2-1-0 2-2-0
Wentz tossed two touchdown
Thursday, Dec. 20
Kentucky (9-3) vs. Penn State (9-3), Noon
Friday’s Game
Oakland 2 10 0 .167 220 367 1-5-0 1-5-0 1-7-0 1-3-0 0-4-0 passes, Darren
Gasparilla Bowl
At St. Petersburg, Florida
Fiesta Bowl
At Glendale, Arizona
Maine (9-3) at Weber State (10-2), 7 p.m.
Saturday’s Games
Colgate (10-1) at North Dakota State (12-0),
NATIONAL CONFERENCE Sproles ran for Eagles 28,
Marshall (8-4) vs. South Florida (7-5), 7 p.m. LSU (9-3) vs. UCF (12-0), Noon (ESPN) 11 a.m. East a score and the Redskins 13
(ESPN) Rose Bowl South Dakota State (9-2) at Kennesaw State W L T Pct PF PA Home Away NFC AFC Div
Friday, Dec. 21
At Pasadena, California
Washington (10-3) vs. Ohio State (12-1), 4 p.m.
(11-1), 1 p.m.
Dallas 7 5 0 .583 247 223 5-1-0 2-4-0 6-3-0 1-2-0 3-1-0
UC Davis (10-2) at Eastern Washington (10-2),
Bahamas Bowl (ESPN) 3 p.m. Philadelphia 6 6 0 .500 258 266 4-3-0 2-3-0 4-5-0 2-1-0 3-1-0 Eagles stayed in
Nassau Sugar Bowl
Toledo (7-5) vs. FIU (8-4), 11:30 a.m (ESPN) At New Orleans Semifinals Washington 6 6 0 .500 233 257 3-3-0 3-3-0 6-4-0 0-2-0 2-2-0 the hunt for the NFC East title with
Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Texas (9-4) vs. Georgia (11-2), 7:45 p.m. N.Y. Giants 4 8 0 .333 267 315 2-4-0 2-4-0 3-7-0 1-1-0 0-4-0
At Boise, Idaho (ESPN) TBD
Friday, Dec. 14 or Saturday, Dec. 15
a 28-13 victory against Washington
Western Michigan (7-5) vs. BYU (6-6), 3 p.m. South
(ESPN) Monday, Jan. 7 Championship W L T Pct PF PA Home Away NFC AFC Div Redskins on Monday night.
Saturday, Dec. 22
College Football Championship
At Santa Clara, California
Saturday, Jan. 5
At Toyota Stadium New Orleans 10 2 0 .833 419 269 5-1-0 5-1-0 7-2-0 3-0-0 2-1-0 The Eagles (6-6) won consecutive
Birmingham (Ala.) Bowl
Memphis (8-5) vs. Wake Forest (6-6), 11 a.m.
Cotton Bowl winner vs. Orange Bowl winner,
7 p.m. (ESPN)
Frisco, Texas Carolina 6 6 0 .500 304 306 5-1-0 1-5-0 4-5-0 2-1-0 1-2-0 games for the first time since Nick
Semifinal winners, 11 a.m. Tampa Bay 5 7 0 .417 318 355 4-2-0 1-5-0 4-5-0 1-2-0 2-2-0
(ESPN) Saturday, Jan. 19 Foles led them to a Super Bowl victo-
Armed Forces Bowl
At Fort Worth, Texas
East-West Shrine Classic
At St. Petersburg, Florida Division II Playoffs Atlanta 4 8 0 .333 296 333 3-4-0 1-4-0 4-4-0 0-4-0 2-2-0
ry against the Patriots.
Houston (8-4) vs. Army (9-2), 2:30 p.m. (ESPN) East vs. West, 2 p.m. (NFLN) First Round North
Dollar General Bowl NFLPA Collegiate Bowl Saturday, Nov. 17
Hillsdale 40, Kutztown 26 W L T Pct PF PA Home Away NFC AFC Div The Redskins (6-6) lost backup
At Mobile, Alabama At Pasadena, California
Buffalo (10-3) vs. Troy (9-3), 6 p.m. (ESPN) American vs. National, TBA (NFLN) Slippery Rock 20, LIU Post 14
New Haven 35, West Chester 28
Chicago 8 4 0 .667 344 241 5-1-0 3-3-0 6-2-0 2-2-0 3-1-0 quarterback Colt McCoy to a serious
Hawaii Bowl
Wingate 41, West Georgia 31 Minnesota 6 5 1 .542 275 270 4-2-0 2-3-1 5-3-1 1-2-0 2-1-1 right leg injury in his second game
At Honolulu Saturday, Jan. 26
Senior Bowl Indianapolis 38, Fort Hays State 27 Green Bay 4 7 1 .375 281 287 4-1-1 0-6-0 2-6-1 2-1-0 1-2-1
Louisiana Tech (7-5) vs. Hawaii (8-5), 9:30 p.m.
(ESPN) At Mobile, Alabama Ferris State 21, Harding 19 Detroit 4 8 0 .333 254 316 3-4-0 1-4-0 2-7-0 2-1-0 1-3-0 replacing Alex Smith, who broke his
NW Missouri State 42, Grand Valley State 17
Wednesday, Dec. 26
North vs. South, 1:30 p.m. (NFLN)
Bowie State 41, West Alabama 35 West right tibia and fibula on Nov. 18. Mark
SERVPRO First Responder Bowl The Associated Press Lenoir-Rhyne 43, Florida Tech 21 W L T Pct PF PA Home Away NFC AFC Div Sanchez took his place.
Tarleton State 58, Azusa Pacific 0
At Dallas
Boston College (7-5) vs. Boise State (10-3),
Top 25 Texas A&M-Commerce 33, Minn. Duluth 17 y-L.A. Rams 11 1 0 .917 419 298 6-0-0 5-1-0 7-1-0 4-0-0 4-0-0 Redskins coach Jay Gruden said
The weekly poll, with first-place votes in
12:30 p.m. (ESPN) Colorado State-Pueblo 37, Colorado Mines 17 Seattle 7 5 0 .583 319 259 3-2-0 4-3-0 6-3-0 1-2-0 2-2-0
Quick Lane Bowl
parentheses, records through Dec. 1 total
points based on 25 points for a first-place vote Arizona 3 9 0 .250 175 310 1-5-0 2-4-0 3-5-0 0-4-0 2-2-0 after the game that, from what he un-
At Detroit Second Round
Minnesota (6-6) vs. Georgia Tech (7-5),
through one point for a 25th-place vote, and
previous ranking:
Saturday, Nov. 24 San Francisco 2 10 0 .167 255 336 2-3-0 0-7-0 1-8-0 1-2-0 0-4-0 derstands, McCoy fractured his fibu-
Slippery Rock 59, New Haven 20
4:15 p.m. (ESPN)
Cheez-It Bowl

1. Alabama (61)
Rec. Pts Pv
13-0 1525 1
Notre Dame (Ohio) 19, Hillsdale 14 y-clinched division la and will miss the rest of the season.
Valdosta State 66, Bowie State 16
At Phoenix
California (7-5) vs. TCU (6-6), 8 p.m. (ESPN)
2. Clemson 13-0 1460 2 Ferris State 27, Northwest Missouri State 21 Adrian Peterson ran 90 yards for a
3. Notre Dame 12-0 1405 3 Thursday, Nov. 29 Thursday’s Game
Thursday, Dec. 27
4. Oklahoma 12-1 1327 5
Ouachita Baptist 35, Indianapolis 7
Lenoir-Rhyne 21, Wingate 17 Dallas 13, New Orleans 10 Jacksonville at Tennessee, 7:20 p.m. touchdown on Sanchez’s first play un-
5. Ohio State 12-1 1254 6
Independence Bowl
At Shreveport, Louisiana
6. Georgia 11-2 1247 4
Minn.-Mankato 24, Colorado State-Pueblo 10
Tarleton State 34, Texas A&M-Commerce 28 Sunday, Dec. 2 Sunday’s Games der center, giving the Redskins a 10-7
7. UCF 12-0 1158 7
Temple (8-4) vs. Duke (7-5), 12:30 p.m. (ESPN) 8. Michigan 10-2 1076 8 Jacksonville 6, Indianapolis 0 New Orleans at Tampa Bay, Noon lead. It was the longest run Philadel-
Pinstripe Bowl Quarterfinals
At Bronx, New York
9. Washington
10. Florida
10-3 992 10
9-3 894 11 Saturday, Dec. 1 Tampa Bay 24, Carolina 17 N.Y. Giants at Washington, Noon phia has allowed in franchise history
Miami (7-5) vs. Wisconsin (7-5), 4:15 p.m. 11. LSU 9-3 847 12 Notre Dame (Ohio) 21, Slippery Rock 17 Houston 29, Cleveland 13 Atlanta at Green Bay, Noon but Washington’s lead didn’t last long.
(ESPN) 12. Washington State 10-2 845 12 Minnesota State-Mankato 13, Tarleton State 10
Baltimore 26, Atlanta 16 Indianapolis at Houston, Noon
Texas Bowl
At Houston
13. Penn St.
14. Texas
9-3 773 14
9-4 763 9
Valdosta State 61, Lenoir-Rhyne 21
Ferris State 37, Ouachita Baptist 14 Arizona 20, Green Bay 17 N.Y. Jets at Buffalo, Noon Wentz, who hasn’t scrambled
Baylor (6-6) vs. Vanderbilt (6-6), 8 p.m. (ESPN) 15. West Virginia
16. Kentucky
8-3 694 15
9-3 639 16 Semifinals Miami 21, Buffalo 17 Carolina at Cleveland, Noon much since returning in Week 3 from
Friday, Dec. 28
Music City Bowl
17. Syracuse 9-3 516 18 Saturday’s Games
Notre Dame (Ohio) (13-0) at Valdosta State
Denver 24, Cincinnati 10 New England at Miami, Noon surgery to repair two knee ligaments,
18. Mississippi State 8-4 375 20
At Nashville, Tennessee 19. Fresno State 11-2 373 25 (12-0), 11 a.m. L.A. Rams 30, Detroit 16 Baltimore at Kansas City, Noon didn’t run for any yards. But he ran
Purdue (6-6) vs. Auburn (7-5), 12:30 p.m. 20. Utah 9-4 362 17 Ferris State (14-0) at Minnesota State-Mankato N.Y. Giants 30, Chicago 27, OT Cincinnati at L.A. Chargers, 3:05 p.m.
(ESPN) 21. Texas A&M 8-4 359 22 (13-0), 2 p.m. around and made big plays when he
Camping World Bowl Tennessee 26, N.Y. Jets 22 Denver at San Francisco, 3:05 p.m.
At Orlando, Florida
22. Army
23. Boise State
9-2 209 23
10-3 144 19 Championship Kansas City 40, Oakland 33 Detroit at Arizona, 3:25 p.m. improvised and on designed rollouts.
West Virginia (8-3) vs. Syracuse (9-3),
4:15 p.m. (ESPN)
24. Missouri
25. Iowa State
8-4 133 NR
8-4 110 24
Saturday, Dec. 15
At McKinney, Texas New England 24, Minnesota 10 Philadelphia at Dallas, 3:25 p.m. “Anytime he can extend plays with
Alamo Bowl
At San Antonio
Also Receiving Votes:
Northwestern 109, Utah State 86, N.C. State 54,
TBD, 3 p.m. Seattle 43, San Francisco 16 Pittsburgh at Oakland, 3:25 p.m. his legs, he’s such a great athlete,
Iowa State (8-4) vs. Washington State (10-2),
8 p.m. (ESPN)
Cincinnati 39, Stanford 28, Appalachian State 19, Division III Playoffs L.A. Chargers 33, Pittsburgh 30 L.A. Rams at Chicago, 7:20 p.m. that’s an advantage to the offense,”
Alabama-Birmingham 4, Iowa 4, Troy 1, Semifinals Monday’s Game Monday, Dec. 10
Oregon 1. Saturday’s Games coach Doug Pederson said. “Being
Saturday, Dec. 29 Johns Hopkins (12-1) at Mount Union (13-0), Philadelphia 28, Washington 13 Minnesota at Seattle, 7:15 p.m.
Peach Bowl Amway Coaches Top 25 11 a.m. able to do that allows us to stay on the
At Atlanta The weekly poll, with first-place votes in Mary Hardin-Baylor (13-0) vs.
Florida (9-3) vs. Michigan (10-2), 11 a.m. parentheses, records through Dec. 1, total Wisconsin-Whitewater (12-0), 2:30 p.m. field. He’s gifted in doing that.”
(ESPN) points based on 25 points for first place through Individual Leaders Through Week 14
Belk Bowl one point for 25th, and previous ranking: Championship Sproles put Philadelphia up 14-10
At Charlotte, North Carolina
South Carolina (7-5) vs. Virginia (7-5), 11 a.m.

1. Alabama (62)
Rec. Pts Pvs
13-0 1598 1
Friday, Dec. 14
At Shenandoah, Texas
SCORING, NONKICKERS on a 14-yard touchdown run in the
Arizona Bowl
2. Clemson (2)
3. Notre Dame
13-0 1538 2
12-0 1460 3
TBD, 6 p.m. second quarter. Wentz threw a 4-yard
NAIA Playoffs Gurley, LA 19 15 4 0 3 120 PAT FG Lg Pts
At Tucson, Arizona 4. Oklahoma 12-1 1375 5
Lutz, NOR 44/45 23/24 54 113
touchdown pass to Jordan Matthews
Arkansas State (8-4) vs. Nevada (7-5), 5. Ohio State 12-1 1326 6 Championship Kamara, NOR 15 11 4 0 2 94
12:15 p.m. (CBSSN)
Cotton Bowl Classic
6. Georgia
7. Central Florida
11-2 1316 4
12-0 1218 7
Saturday, Dec. 15
At Municipal Stadium Barkley, NYG 12 8 4 0 1 74 Rosas, NYG 21/21 26/27 57 99 and connected with Golden Tate on a
At Arlington, Texas 8. Michigan 10-2 1122 8 Daytona Beach, Florida D. Adams, GBY 11 0 11 0 0 66 Maher, DAL 23/24 24/28 55 95 two-point conversion to make it 22-13
CFP Semifinal, Notre Dame (12-0) vs. Clemson 9. Washington 10-3 1046 11 Morningside (14-0) vs. Benedictine (Kan.)
(13-0), 3 p.m. (ESPN) 10. Florida 9-3 976 10 (13-1), 6 p.m. McCaffrey, CAR 11 5 6 0 0 66 M. Crosby, GBY 27/29 22/29 53 93 early in the fourth quarter.
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Furman plays for first time

TEXAS A&M (3-4): Mekowulu 3-3 8-10 6. Mississippi State 8-0 622 6
Monday’s Men’s Major 14, Mahan 3-6 0-0 8, Starks 5-10 1-2 12,
Today’s Games
Georgia State at Alabama, 7 p.m. 7. Maryland 8-0 587 7
Scores Chandler 2-8 3-6 7, Flagg 3-9 2-2 9, J.Walker
0-1 2-4 2, Nebo 3-3 2-2 8, Collins 0-1 0-0 0,
UT Arington at Missouri, 7 p.m.
McNeese at Mississippi State, 7 p.m.
8. Oregon State
9. Tennessee
6-1 549 9
6-0 524 11
EAST French 1-1 0-0 2, Mitchell 5-10 5-5 18. Totals
Delaware St. 102, Cairn 66 UNC Asheville at Auburn, 7 p.m. 10. N.C. State 8-0 473 13
25-52 23-31 80. (SEC Network) 11. Stanford 6-1 446 8
Georgetown 88, Liberty 78

with ranking in AP Top 25

Halftime—Texas A&M 38-24. 3-Point Florida vs. West Virginia, 8 p.m. (ESPN) 12. Texas 7-1 438 10
Niagara 71, Pittsburgh 70 Goals—Northwestern St. 5-21 (Lane 2-6, Ott
St. Francis Brooklyn 104, St. Joseph’s (BKN) 75 Wednesday’s Games 13. California 7-0 362 15
1-1, Reed 1-3, Jones 1-4, Love 0-1, Comanita 14. Minnesota 7-0 357 20
SOUTH Middle Tennessee at Vanderbilt, 6:30 p.m.
0-3, Norvel 0-3), Texas A&M 7-24 (Mitchell 15. Syracuse 7-2 330 12
ETSU 107, Reinhardt 60 3-7, Mahan 2-3, Starks 1-4, Flagg 1-6, Collins (SEC Network)
Florida St. 83, Troy 67 South Carolina at Wyoming, 8 p.m. 16. Iowa 6-2 303 14
0-1, Chandler 0-3). Rebounds—Northwest- 17. Arizona State 5-2 222 19
Georgia 92, Texas Southern 75 ern St. 29 (Dixon 7), Texas A&M 35 (Nebo 9). Arkansas at Colorado State, 9 p.m.
UMBC 71, Coppin St. 60 18. Marquette 6-1 195 22
Assists—Northwestern St. 8 (Jones 7), Texas (CBS Sports Network)
By The Associated Press
Vermont 72, George Mason 67 19. Kentucky 8-0 194 25
A&M 14 (Flagg 6). Total Fouls—Northwestern Thursday’s Games 20. DePaul 4-3 177 16
Virginia 83, Morgan St. 45 St. 20, Texas A&M 14. A—4,805 (12,989). No games scheduled
MIDWEST 21. Drake 7-1 157 24
Friday’s Game 22. South Carolina 4-4 113 18
DePaul 65, Florida A&M 50
Iowa St. 81, N. Dakota St. 59
The AP Men’s Top 25 Oral Roberts at Missouri, 6 p.m. (SEC Network) 23. Missouri 6-2 95 — RALEIGH, N.C. — Furman
Michigan St. 90, Iowa 68
The weekly poll, with first-place votes in
parentheses, records through Dec. 2, total
Saturday’s Games
South Carolina at Michigan, 11 a.m. (FS1)
24. Gonzaga 8-1 93 — men’s basketball coach Bob better,” Richey said. “We focus
25. Miami 7-2 68 21
Wisconsin 69, Rutgers 64
points based on 25 points for a first-place vote Michigan State at Florida, 11 a.m. (WCBI)
Kentucky vs. Seton Hall, 11 a.m. (WLOV)
Also Receiving Votes: Texas A&M 57, Iowa Richey wants his players to savor on being the best version of our-
through one point for a 25th-place vote and last State 37, South Florida 24, Florida State 20,
Texas A&M 80, Northwestern St. 59
week’s ranking: Western Kentucky at Arkansas, 2:30 p.m. Virginia Tech 20, West Virginia 16, Georgia the program’s first appearance in selves that we can. And we keep it
Rec. Pts Prv (SEC Network)
CS Northridge 90, Pepperdine 83 1. Gonzaga (43) 8-0 1578 1 Mississippi State vs. Clemson, 3 p.m. (ESPN2)
14, South Dakota 7, Indiana 5, Southern
California 5, Central Michigan 3, Michigan State 3, The Associated Press Top 25 poll, about that.
Montana 80, College of Idaho 52 Boston College at Texas A&M, 5 p.m.
2. Kansas (19) 6-0 1539 2 Northwestern 2, Purdue 2, Utah 2, Kansas 1,
yet also remember how much “The second you get away
The Associated Press 3. Duke (1) 7-1 1463 3 (SEC Network) North Carolina 1.
4. Virginia (1) 7-0 1367 4 Ole Miss at Illinois State, 7 p.m.
AP Voting for work it took to get there. from that and start falling in love
Men’s Top 25 Fared 5. Michigan 8-0 1339 7 Dayton at Auburn, 7:30 p.m. (SEC Network)
Monday 6. Nevada 8-0 1300 5 Sunday’s Games
Arizona at Alabama, Noon (ESPN) Adam Minichino He’s hoping that approach will with all the things that come with
7. Tennessee 6-1 1238 6
1. Gonzaga (8-0) did not play. Next: vs.
Washington, Wednesday. 8. Auburn 6-1 1154 8 Incarnate Word at LSU, 1 p.m. (SEC Network) Dispatch sports editor Adam Minichino is keep the 25th-ranked Paladins this exposure, then I think that’s
Tennessee vs. Gonzaga, 2 p.m. (ESPN)
2. Kansas (6-0) did not play. Next: vs. 9. Kentucky 7-1 1070 10 a voter on The Associated Press’ weekly
building toward something big- when you’re going to quickly find
Wofford, Tuesday. 10. Michigan State 6-2 915 9
Monday’s Women’s Major women’s college basketball poll. Here is his
3. Duke (7-1) did not play. Next: vs. 11. Florida State 6-1 871 15 ballot for this week: ger, starting with Tuesday night’s yourself on your back.”
Hartford, Wednesday. 12. Wisconsin 7-1 809 22 Scores 1. Connecticut
4. Virginia (8-0) beat Morgan State 13. Texas Tech 7-0 783 20 EAST 2. Louisville trip to Elon and a weekend visit to The top four remained un-
83-45. Next: vs. VCU, Sunday. 14. North Carolina 6-2 782 11 James Madison 68, Dayton 55
5. Michigan (8-0) did not play. Next: at 15. Virginia Tech 6-1 675 13 Mount St. Mary’s 69, Gardner-Webb 62
3. Oregon
4. Notre Dame
USC Upstate. changed in the poll, with Gon-
16. Kansas State 6-1 629 12
Northwestern, Tuesday.
6. Nevada (8-0) did not play. Next: vs. No. 17. Buffalo 7-0 515 21
SC State 67, Bob Jones 51
UNC-Asheville 92, Warren Wilson 31 5. Mississippi State “The reality of it is this was not zaga earning 43 of 64 first-place
20 Arizona State, Friday. 18. Iowa
19. Ohio State
6-1 417 14
7-1 385 16
DePaul 102, Temple 88
6. Baylor
7. Maryland just something that was created votes. Kansas had 19, while Duke
7. Tennessee (6-1) did not play. Next: vs.
No. 1 Gonzaga, Sunday. 20. Arizona State
21. Villanova
7-0 384 —
6-2 356 23
IUPUI 64, Indiana St. 59
Loyola of Chicago 64, W. Michigan 53
8. Oregon State by this team,” Richey told The and Virginia had one. Michigan
8. Auburn (6-1) did not play. Next: vs. 9. Stanford
UNC Asheville, Tuesday. 22. Mississippi State 6-1 243 25 SOUTHWEST 10. North Carolina State Associated Press. “There’s a lot moved up to No. 5. The Wolverines
23. Maryland 7-1 204 24 Oral Roberts 94, Central Christian College of
9. Kentucky (7-1) did not play. Next: vs.
Seton Hall, Saturday. 24. Nebraska 7-1 176 — Kansas 47 11. Tennessee
12. Marquette
of people that are involved in this have defeated every opponent by
25. Furman 8-0 101 —
10. Michigan State (7-2) beat No. 18 Iowa
90-68. Next: at Florida, Saturday. Also Receiving Votes: Purdue 100, Syracuse The AP Women’s 13. Texas and have paved the way for this to at least 17 points. They have three
11. Florida State (7-1) beat Troy 83-67. 62, Marquette 47, Iowa State 46, Texas 44,
Creighton 42, St. John’s 39, Houston 30, N.C.
Top 25 Fared 14. California
15. Syracuse happen.” victories against ranked teams.
Next: vs. UConn, Saturday. Monday
12. Wisconsin (8-1) beat Rutgers 69-64. State 14, Indiana 13, Arizona 12, Clemson
11, Louisville 11, Radford 9, TCU 9, Arkansas 1. UConn (7-0) did not play. Next: at Saint
16. Kentucky Furman (8-0, 1-0 Southern n Connecticut women move
17. Minnesota
Next: at Marquette, Saturday.
13. Texas Tech (7-0) did not play. Next: 3, Notre Dame 3, Oregon 3, UCLA 3, Boston Louis, Tuesday.
2. Notre Dame (7-1) did not play. Next: at 18. Missouri Conference) upset reigning na- back to No. 1: At New York, the
College 2, Florida 2, Davidson 1, Oklahoma 1.
vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Wednesday. Toledo, Saturday. 19. Gonzaga
tional champion Villanova in Connecticut women’s basketball
14. North Carolina (6-2) did not play.
Next: vs. UNC Wilmington, Wednesday.
USA Today Top 25 3. Oregon (7-0) did not play. Next: at 20. Texas A&M
21. DePaul overtime last month on the road team is back in a familiar place —
The weekly poll, with first-place votes in Michigan State, Sunday.
15. Virginia Tech (6-1) did not play. Next: 22. Iowa
vs. VMI, Wednesday.
parentheses, records through Dec. 2, points
based on 25 points for a first-place vote through
4. Baylor (7-0) did not play. Next: vs.
Morehead State, Wednesday, Dec. 12. 23. Drake to attract attention. It also won at No. 1 in The AP poll.
16. Kansas State (6-1) did not play. Next:
at Tulsa, Saturday.
one point for a 25th-place vote and previous 5. Louisville (8-0) did not play. Next: at UT 24. Iowa State Loyola-Chicago, last year’s sur- UConn moved up one place to
ranking: Martin, Tuesday. 25. Miami
17. Buffalo (7-0) did not play. Next: vs. Le Rec. Pts Pvs 6. Mississippi State (8-0) did not play. prise Final Four team. the top spot after beating former
Moyne, Wednesday.
18. Iowa (6-2) lost to No. 10 Michigan
1. Gonzaga (21) 8-0 788 1 Next: vs. No. 18 Marquette, Thursday. SEC Women And there was Jordan Lyons’ No. 1 Notre Dame by 18 points
2. Kansas (10) 6-0 771 2 7. Maryland (8-0) did not play. Next: vs. Conf. Pct. Overall Pct.
State 90-68. Next: vs. Iowa State, Thursday.
19. Ohio State (7-1) did not play. Next: vs.
3. Duke
4. Virginia
7-1 712 3
7-0 704 4 James Madison, Saturday. Kentucky 0-0 .000 8-0 1.000 54-point showing , with 15 3-point- Sunday. It was the unanimous
8. Oregon State (6-1) did not play. Next: Mississippi State 0-0 .000 8-0 1.000
Illinois, Wednesday.
20. Arizona State (7-0) did not play. Next:
5. Michigan (1)
6. Nevada
8-0 680 5
8-0 629 6 vs. Santa Clara, Sunday. Tennessee 0-0 .000 6-0 1.000 ers to tie an NCAA record, against choice from the 31-member na-
vs. No. 6 Nevada, Friday.
21. Villanova (6-2) did not play. Next: vs.
7. Tennessee 6-1 618 7 9. Tennessee (6-0) did not play. Next: vs.
Stetson, Wednesday.
0-0 .000 6-1
0-0 .000 6-2
North Greenville on Nov. 15. tional media panel Monday.
8. Kentucky 7-1 547 9
Temple, Wednesday. 9. Auburn 6-1 534 10 10. N.C. State (8-0) did not play. Next: vs. LSU 0-0 .000 4-2 .667 On Monday, Furman grabbed Geno Auriemma didn’t want
22. Mississippi State (6-1) did not play. 10. Michigan State 6-2 483 8 Hampton, Wednesday.
Next: vs. McNeese, Tuesday. 11. Florida State 6-1 405 14 11. Stanford (6-1) did not play. Next: vs.
Texas A&M
0-0 .000 4-2
0-0 .000 5-3
.625 the final spot in this week’s poll to make too much of his team’s
23. Maryland (7-1) did not play. Next: at
Purdue, Thursday.
12. North Carolina
13. Texas Tech
6-2 389 13
7-0 387 19
No. 4 Baylor, Saturday, Dec. 15.
12. Texas (7-1) did not play. Next: vs. No.
Arkansas 0-0 .000 5-3 .625 and entered the week as one of 11 ascension to the top spot after the
Georgia 0-0 .000 5-3 .625
24. Nebraska (7-1) did not play. Next: at
Minnesota, Wednesday.
14. Virginia Tech
15. Kansas State
6-1 359 12
6-1 346 10
9 Tennessee, Sunday. South Carolina 0-0 .000 4-4 .500 unbeaten teams left in Division I. 89-71 victory against the Irish.
13. California (7-0) did not play. Next: at
25. Furman (8-0) did not play. Next: at
Elon, Tuesday.
16. Wisconsin 7-1 322 22
Saint Mary’s, Saturday.
Vanderbilt 0-0 .000 3-3 .375 Located in Greenville, South Car- “We got a lot of tests coming
17. Ohio State 7-1 249 16 Ole Miss 0-0 .000 3-6 .333
Georgia 92, 18. Buffalo 7-0 241 20 14. Minnesota (7-0) did not play. Next: vs.
Incarnate Word, Wednesday.
Florida 0-0 .000 1-6 .143 olina, Furman has tied a program up, at Louisville is no trip to the
19. Iowa 6-1 185 15
Texas Southern 75 20. Arizona State 7-0 156 — 15. Syracuse (7-2) did not play. Next: vs.
Monday’s Games
record with 23 wins in each of the beach, neither is at Baylor,” he
TEXAS SOUTHERN (3-6): Combs 5-9
21. Villanova
22. Mississippi State
6-2 143 23
6-1 124 25
Maryland-Eastern Shore, Wednesday.
16. Iowa (6-2) did not play. Next: vs. Iowa No games scheduled past two seasons and has won 15 said. “Pass one test doesn’t mean
4-8 15, Butler 0-3 0-0 0, Reed 4-7 5-7 14, Bruce
6-14 2-2 17, Patterson 1-14 0-0 3, Hopkins 4-7
23. Maryland
24. Purdue
7-1 120 —
5-3 89 18
State, Wednesday.
17. Arizona State (5-2) did not play. Next:
Today’s Games
Furman at Georgia, 6 p.m. of 16 dating to last season. you’re going to pass them all.
2-2 10, Jones 2-10 3-4 9, Armstrong 0-0 0-0 0,
C.McClelland 3-6 0-1 7. Totals 25-70 16-24 75.
25. Nebraska 7-1 73 — vs. Southern University, Friday. Tennessee Tech at Arkansas, 7 p.m. Richey, in his second season as Fail one test doesn’t mean you’re
Also Receiving Votes: Houston 58, Iowa Wednesday’s Games
GEORGIA (5-3): Hammonds 5-11 3-4
14, Claxton 5-12 3-4 15, Ogbeide 5-11 3-4
State 33, St. John’s 33, Creighton 32, Furman
18. Marquette (6-1) did not play. Next: at
No. 6 Mississippi State, Thursday. South Alabama at Alabama, 11:30 a.m. head coach after six seasons on going to fail them all. Poll comes
30, UCLA 28, Clemson 24, Texas 24, Syracuse
13, Jackson 0-3 0-0 0, Hightower 3-7 3-3 10, 22, N.C. State 11, Oregon 9, Cincinnati 8,
19. Kentucky (8-0) did not play. Next: vs. Stetson at Tennessee, 6 p.m. the Furman coaching staff, said out and we’re No. 1 that doesn’t
Ngumezi 0-1 0-0 0, Toppin 1-3 0-0 2, Edwards Rhode Island, Thursday. Bethune-Cookman at Florida, 6 p.m.
0-0 0-0 0, Crump 8-10 4-5 25, Harris 2-2 1-2 7,
Indiana 8, LSU 5, Pittsburgh 5, UCF 5, West
Virginia 5, Florida 2, North Texas 2, Marquette 20. DePaul (5-3) beat Temple 102-88. Appalachian State at South Carolina, 6 p.m. the team addressed the ranking change what we do at practice.”
Sargiunas 1-2 0-0 2, Fagan 2-4 0-0 4. Totals
32-66 17-22 92.
1, Radford 1. Next: vs. Northwestern, Wednesday.
21. Drake (7-1) did not play. Next: vs.
Thursday’s Games
Rhode Island at Kentucky, TBD
in a meeting. That included first- Auriemma did think that it was
Halftime—Georgia 52-35. 3-Point Southeastern Conference Clarke, Tuesday. Texas A&M at Houston, 6 p.m. (ESPN2) year recruiting director Daniel something his players could be
Goals—Texas Southern 9-33 (Bruce 3-8, 22. South Carolina (4-4) did not play.
Jones 2-8, Combs 1-1, Reed 1-1, C.McClel- Men Next: vs. Appalachian State, Wednesday.
Auburn at Saint Joseph’s 6 p.m.
Vanderbilt at Ball State, 6 p.m. Fowler, a four-year starter for the proud of because they beat the
land 1-2, Patterson 1-11, Butler 0-2), Georgia Conf. Pct. Overall Pct.
11-22 (Crump 5-7, Claxton 2-2, Harris 2-2, Kentucky 0-0 .000 7-1 .875
23. Missouri (6-2) did not play. Next: vs.
UMKC, Thursday.
Marquette at Mississippi State, 7 p.m. Paladins who recalled his fresh- former No. 1 team instead of just
Auburn 0-0 .000 6-1 .857 UMKC at Missouri, 7 p.m.
Hammonds 1-1, Hightower 1-4, Ngumezi 0-1,
Sargiunas 0-1, Fagan 0-1, Jackson 0-3). Fouled Mississippi State 0 -0 .000 6-1 .857
24. Gonzaga (8-1) did not play. Next: vs.
Friday’s Games man team hoped just to reach 10 being handed a ranking.
Washington State, Sunday.
Out—Claxton. Rebounds—Texas Southern 34
(Reed 7), Georgia 45 (Ogbeide 10). Assists—
0-0 .000
0-0 .000
25. Miami (7-2) did not play. Next: vs. New
No games scheduled
Saturday’s Games
wins. Now a team picked to finish Notre Dame fell to second.
Texas Southern 13 (Patterson 5), Georgia 18 LSU 0-0 .000 6-2 .750
Orleans, Sunday.
Arkansas at Abilene Christian, 1 p.m. fourth in the Southern Confer- Oregon, Baylor, and Louisville
(Fagan 4). Total Fouls—Texas Southern 15,
Georgia 17. A—6,801 (10,523).
Ole Miss
0-0 .000
0-0 .000
The AP Women’s Top 25 Tulane at Alabama, 2 p.m.
ence is chasing more, such as its rounded out the top five.
The weekly poll, with first-place votes in Savannah State at Ole Miss, 2 p.m.
Texas A&M 80, Vanderbilt
0-0 .000
0-0 .000
parentheses, records through Dec. 2, total Central Arkansas at Texas A&M, 2 p.m. first Southern Conference tourna- Mississippi State and Mary-
points based on 25 points for a first-place vote Sunday, Dec. 9
Northwestern State 59 Florida 0-0 .000 4-3 .571 through one point for a 25th-place vote and last Tennessee at Texas, Noon (ESPN2) ment title and NCAA tournament land stayed at No. 6 and 7, as Or-
NORTHWESTERN STATE (2-7): Dixon South Carolina 0-0 .000 4-3 .571 week’s ranking:
4-7 2-2 10, Lane 6-17 2-2 16, Reed 4-8 0-0 9, Missouri 0-0 .000 4-3 .571 Rec. Pts Prv
Florida A&M at Florida, 1 p.m. berth since 1980. egon State, Tennessee, and North
Kentucky at Louisville, 1 p.m.
Comanita 0-3 0-0 0, Jones 5-12 2-2 13, Hutton
0-1 0-0 0, Williams 0-0 0-0 0, Owens 0-2 0-0
Texas A&M 0-0 .000 3-4 .429 1. UConn (31)
2. Notre Dame
7-0 775 2
7-1 719 1 (ACC Network Extra) “The responsibility is we focus Carolina State rounded out the top
0, Metoyer 0-3 0-0 0, Love 1-4 2-2 4, Ott 2-3
2-2 7, Guest 0-0 0-0 0, Norvel 0-4 0-0 0. Totals
Monday’s Games
Georgia 92, Texas Southern 75
3. Oregon
4. Baylor
7-0 707 3
7-0 689 4
South Carolina at Duke, 1 p.m.
(ACC Network Extra)
on the task at hand, we focus on 10 teams in the poll after Stanford
22-64 10-10 59. Texas A&M 80, Northwestern State 59 5. Louisville 8-0 661 5 Missouri at Saint Louis, 5 p.m. improvement, we focus on getting and Texas lost Sunday.

The Associated Press All-Southeastern Conference Team

Offense Offense
WR—A.J. Brown, Ole Miss, 6-1, 230, Jr., Starkville WR—Kalija Lipscomb, Vanderbilt, 6-1, 201, Jr.,
WR—Jerry Jeudy, Alabama, 6-1, 192, So., New Orleans
Deerfield Beach, Florida WR—Deebo Samuel, South Carolina, 6-0, 210, Sr.,
T—Greg Little, Ole Miss, 6-6, 325, Jr., Allen, Texas Inman, South Carolina
T—Martez Ivey, Florida, 6-5, 306, Sr., Apopka, Florida
T—Jonah Williams, Alabama, 6-5, 301, Jr.,
T—Andrew Thomas, Georgia, 6-5, 320, So.,
Folsom, California Lithonia, Georgia
G—Bunchy Stallings, Kentucky, 6-3, 305, Sr., G—Zack Bailey, South Carolina, 6-6, 314, Sr.,
McComb, Mississippi Summerville, South Carolina
G—Tre’Vour Wallace-Simms, Missouri, 6-5, 330, Jr., G—Hjalte Froholdt, Arkansas, 6-5, 315, Sr.,
East St. Louis, Illinois Svendborg, Denmark
C—Ross Pierschbacher, Alabama, 6-4, 309, Sr., C—Lamont Gaillard, Georgia, 6-2, 308, Sr.,
Cedar Falls, Iowa Fayetteville, North Carolina
TE—Jace Sternberger, Texas A&M, 6-4, 250, Jr., TE—Jared Pinkney, Vanderbilt, Jr., 6-4, 255,
Kingfisher, Oklahoma Norcross, Georgia
QB—Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama, 6-1, 218, So., QB—Drew Lock, Missouri, 6-4, 225, Sr., Lee’s Summit,
Ewa Beach, Hawaii RB—D’Andre Swift, Georgia, 5-9, 215, So., Philadelphia
RB—Benny Snell Jr., Kentucky, 5-11, 223, Jr., RB—Ke’Shawn Vaughn, Vanderbilt, 5-10, 222, Jr.,
Westerville, Ohio Nashville, Tennessee
RB—Trayveon Williams, Texas A&M, 5-9, 200, Jr., Houston PK—Rodrigo Blankenship, Georgia, 6-1, 191, Jr.,
PK—Cole Tracy, LSU, 5-11, 188, Sr., Camarillo, California Marietta, Georgia
All-purpose—Deebo Samuel, South Carolina, 6-0, 210, Sr., All-purpose—Mecole Hardman, Georgia, 5-11, 183, Jr.,
Inman, South Carolina Bowman, Georgia
Defense Defense
DE—Jachai Polite, Florida, 6-2, 242, Jr., Daytona Beach, DE—Isaiah Buggs, Alabama, 6-5, 286, Sr.,
Florida Ruston, Louisiana
DE—Montez Sweat, Mississippi State, 6-6, 245, Sr., DE—Raekwon Davis, Alabama, 6-7, 316, Jr., Meridian
DT—Derrick Brown, Auburn, 6-5, 320, Jr.,
Stone Mountain, Georgia Sugar Hill, Georgia
DT—Jeffery Simmons, Mississippi State, 6-4, 300, Jr., DT—Terry Beckner Jr., Missouri, 6-4, 295, Sr.,
Macon East St. Louis, Illinois
DT—Quinnen Williams, Alabama, 6-4, 295, So., LB—De’Jon Harris, Arkansas, 6-0, 245, Jr.,
Birmingham, Alabama Harvey, Louisiana
LB Josh Allen, Kentucky, 6-5, 260, Sr., Montclair, LB—Erroll Thompson, Mississippi State, 6-1, 250, So.,
New Jersey Florence, Alabama
LB—Deshaun Davis, Auburn, 5-11, 233, Sr., Prichard, LB —D’Andre Walker, Georgia, 6-3, 245, Sr.,
Alabama Fairburn, Georgia
LB—Devin White, LSU, 6-1, 240, Jr., Springhill, Louisiana CB—Cameron Dantzler, Mississippi State, 6-2, 175, So.,
Hammond, Louisiana
CB—Deandre Baker, Georgia, 5-11, 185, Sr., Miami
CB—Joejuan Williams, Vanderbilt, 6-3, 210, Jr.,
CB—Greedy Williams, LSU, 6-3, 184, So., Shreveport, Nashville, Tennessee
Louisiana S—Mike Edwards, Kentucky, 6-0, 201, Sr., Cincinnati
S—Johnathan Abram, Mississippi State, 6-0, 215, Sr., S—Deionte Thompson, Alabama, 6-2, 196, Jr.,
Columbia Orange, Texas
S—Grant Delpit, LSU, 6-3, 203, So., Houston P—Zach Von Rosenberg, LSU, 6-5, 245, So.,
P—Braden Mann, Texas A&M, 5-11, 190, Jr., Houston Lake Charles, Louisiana

Offensive Player of the Year—QB Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama Newcomer of the Year—RB Ke’Shawn Vaughn, Vanderbilt
Defensive Player of the Year—LB Josh Allen, Kentucky Coach of the Year—Mark Stoops, Kentucky

Continued from Page 1B
Sophomore wide re- month. Tagovailoa is a sophomore cornerback
ceiver Jerry Jeudy, junior finalist for the Manning, Cameron Dantzler were
offensive lineman Jonah Maxwell, and O’Brien named to the second
Williams, redshirt senior Awards, Jeudy is a finalist team.
center Ross Pierschbach- for the Biletnikoff Award, After earning first-
er, and redshirt sopho- Pierschbacher is a finalist team honors last season,
more defensive lineman for the Rimington Award, Simmons and Sweat are
Quinnen Williams joined Quinnen Williams is a the first defensive line
Tagovailoa on the first finalist for the Bednarik duo in MSU history to win
team. Award and Nagurski Tro- first-team All-SEC laurels
Senior defensive line- phy, and Quinnen and Jo- from The AP in back-to-
man Isaiah Buggs, junior nah Williams are finalists back seasons. With its
defensive lineman Rae- for the Outland Trophy. three first-team defensive
kwon Davis and redshirt MSU senior defensive selections, MSU tied for
junior Deionte Thompson end Montez Sweat, junior the conference lead with
were second-team picks defensive tackle Jeffery LSU.
on defense. Simmons, and senior With five total selec-
All five of the Tide’s safety Johnathan Abram tions MSU tied LSU for
first-team selections are were named to the first the third-most selections
finalists for postseason team. among the SEC trailing
national awards that will Sophomore lineback- only Alabama (eight) and
be announced later this er Erroll Thompson and Georgia (seven).
The Dispatch • Tuesday, December 4, 2018 5B

West Point
Continued from Page 1B
Everything has to go your the class to see the streak Harris then capped offs, West Point beat both
way to have this kind of come to an end.” an 84-yard drive with a region rivals again to
success.” In easily the most 5-yard run. Earlier in the capture the North State
The West Point se- competitive of three state game, he threw a 25-yard
nior class completed its championship wins, West touchdown pass to Tred-
three-year run with a Point built a 14-3 lead late dis Anderson on a direct “All championship
43-2 record. Both losses in the first quarter when snap. teams face adversi-
came were to Starkville in Ryan Melton blocked a “It was just an all- ty during the season,”
non-region play. punt and returned it for a around team effort,” Melton said. “We had
In state champion- touchdown. Harris said. “The offense some close calls. Those
ship competition, West “That play got the didn’t have its best game. games made us tougher
Point beat Laurel 29-8 whole sidelines excited,” Fortunately, the defense
as team. After we won at
in Starkville in 2016 and said West Point junior had our backs. They got
Hattiesburg 41-15 in Ox- running back Brandon us some really big turn- Olive Branch (by erasing
James Pugh/Special to The Dispatch
ford in 2017. West Point High School tight end Treddis Anderson (49) Harris, who earned most overs. They did that all a two-touchdown defi-
It is the second time catches a touchdown pass against West Jones in the valuable player honors. year. It was a typical West cit late), we knew had
West Point (14-1) has won first half of their Mississippi High School Activities “Once we got the lead Point defense. They were the makeup of a cham-
three straight champi- Association (MHSAA) Class 5A State Championship there like that, we knew a big reason why we won pionship team. All three
Game on Saturday in Hattiesburg. West Point won we could win the game.”
onships. West Point also the championship.” championships have felt
became the first program West Point built a 20-6 In the regular season,
moved to on-campus loca- great. This is a good way
to win championships in safety Tyler Rupert said. halftime lead. In the sec- West Point had a one-point
Jackson, Starkville, Ox- tions starting in 2014. “As seniors, you always ond half, it was 20-12 home victory against La- to go out.”
ford, and Hattiesburg. “Being able to three- want to win a champion- when the Green Wave fayette and a one-point Follow Dispatch sports
The MHSAA football peat is an incredible expe- ship your last year. It was came up with a couple of road victory against Ol- writer Scott Walters on
state championships rience,” West Point senior important that we weren’t big stops. ive Branch. In the play- Twitter @dispatchscott

Comics & Puzzles

Dear Abby
EAR ABBY: thought I showed he never wanted kids. At times
I thought I him how much he can be a really fun father,
had a best I cared about however, more often than not,
friend. We got to our friendship. he chooses not to do things
know each other It would have with us.
when we worked meant a lot to I don’t want my kids to
together for me if he had miss out on a full and memora-
almost four years. reached out to ble childhood, but he is more
He’s straight, I’m see how I was focused on his own wants
gay and we’re doing. — FRIEND- and needs. We have a family
total opposites. LESS GUY IN vacation trip planned with my
However, he CALIFORNIA family, and he has chosen
ZITS taught me how to DEAR FRIEND- not to go and instead take a
fish and took me LESS GUY: The week for himself to do what he
shooting at his fact you no wants to do.
family’s ranch; longer work to- I want my kids to have
we would go to gether may have a father who wants to be in
Dear Abby something to do their lives and do things with
and go to the city. with his silence them, but this doesn’t seem
He’s a few years older than I — out of sight, out of mind. to be what he wants. I don’t
am (he’s in his 30s). Were you really the one who know what to do. Help, please.
When I went to rehab for initiated the fishing trips and — WANTS WHAT’S BEST IN
six weeks, he came to visit visits to his family’s ranch? If IDAHO
me. But when I celebrated not, it seems to me that he DEAR WANTS: If your
my first year of sobriety a few was doing his part in maintain- partner made clear that he
months back, he never con- ing the friendship. didn’t want children, how is it
gratulated me. I found a new It’s possible he may have that you had at least two with
GARFIELD job almost a year ago, so we met someone and be involved him? If you leave him so your
stopped seeing or contacting in a romance, or just busy. If children will have a father who
each other. you were the heavy lifter in wants to be in their lives, how
Looking back, I was always your relationship, you should do you plan to conjure one up?
the one asking to hang out not expect him to change. I What you need to do is
and planning the days when think it’s time YOU reached evaluate your options and not
we would do fun things togeth- out and checked in. overreact. Discuss this with
er. I feel hurt that he hasn’t DEAR ABBY: Lately I have someone who is rational and
checked in with me, but I feel been feeling torn between unbiased. You didn’t list any of
like my friendship should be staying in my relationship or the positive traits this “good
valued and that friendships leaving. I have always main- man” possesses. Be careful
should be a two-way street. tained I was doing the right before making any rash deci-
Am I being childish? Is it thing for my kids by staying sions. No one’s perfect, and
too late to reach out? It’s been with their father. He’s a good he may become more hands-
six months with no contact. I man, but he has always said on as the kids get older
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Dec. involved pattern. impactful, as there is always
4). Your appreciation of beauty TAURUS (April 20-May 20). something to be gained, too.
could inspire you to travel or to When you love someone you You won’t notice today’s loss,
take personal and emotional want that person to be happy and you’ll benefit from what
risks that you will never forget. even if their happiness doesn’t takes its place.
The great loveliness you witness happen with you or as a direct LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). The
will be richly rewarding. Other result of anything you’ve done. best part of a long journey will
glories of this solar return will in- Right now another person’s be the first and the last mile.
clude a wad of money you sock happiness might even come as The middle offers challenges
away, a brush with fame and a relief. and tests, which you’ll overcome
a legendary comedy of errors. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). by remembering why you wanted
Libra and Capricorn adore you. Some of the things you’ve to do this in the first place.
Your lucky numbers are: 7, 20, been through now seem a VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22).
BABY BLUES 4, 44 and 18. little unbelievable to you. But The saying, “No good deed
ARIES (March 21-April 19). just because an experience is goes unpunished,” may come
The way it goes with patterns uncommon doesn’t make it less to mind as your kindness leads
is that the elements have to real. The unbelievable things you down a complicated path.
repeat at some point. No rep- are the best part of your story. This is the stuff that makes
etition, no pattern. If things go Remember them now. you a broader, wiser and more
on too long without repetition, CANCER (June 22-July knowledgeable person.
it makes you uncomfortable. 22). Loss is a regular part of LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23).
But maybe this is just a really life, though not significantly How can you be happier at
work? This is the question that
will lead you to make a few
small adjustments that are the
start to what will ultimately lead
to more smiles in your lifetime.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov.
BEETLE BAILEY 21). Has caring too much ever
been a problem for you? Of
course. In fact, it’s a problem
right now. And though it might
be impossible not to care at all,
it will help you to loosen your
grip just a little... then, perhaps,
a little more.
21). Puppy dog eyes are more
adorable than spider eyes,
though they may be no less dan-
gerous. This is because humans
can’t help but be disarmed by
cuteness – a fact you’ll use to
MALLARD FILLMORE your advantage today.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan.
19). Each person is a subject to
be learned. It takes time, objec-
tivity and focus. It takes seeing
someone in many different
kinds of scenarios. To learn a
person is to love a person.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb.
18). You’ll come across those
whose relationship with the
truth is tenuous at best. Maybe
half of what they say is real, but
which half? Take the whole ex-
pression as metaphor and you
FAMILY CIRCUS may just understand it all.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March
20). You want to fulfill the
requests of people you like,
but it’s not always possible or
practical to do so in the long
run. Consider the bigger picture
before committing to something
you might later regret.

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occupied by such error.
demolition/lot cleaning. APPLE IMAC, 2.0 GHz 662-328-8254. $150/wk. All furnished only once. The difficulty 2 4 8 1 9 3 5 7 6
Burr Masonry Core Duo computer. w/ furn, appl, utils & level increases from
• All questions regarding classified ads 662-242-0259. Built-in monitor. 2GB DOWNTOWN: 2BR/1BA, cable. 662-295-4701. level increases from 3 9 7 5 6 8 4 1 2
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WORK WANTED: printer & desk incl. historic district, 1 block Investment Property 8550
the Classified Department. Licensed & Bonded-car- $300. 205-246-8704. from downtown, $625/
• All ads are subject to the approval of pentry, painting, & de- mo. + $625 dep. NO 20% UNDIVIDED in-
molition. Landscaping, Farm Equipment & Supplies PETS. 662-574-8789. terest (other owner has
this paper. The Commercial Dispatch gutters cleaned, bush 80%) in beautiful devel-
4420 Peaceful & Quiet area.
reserves the right to reject, revise, hogging, clean-up work, opment property at the
classify or cancel any advertising at any pressure washing, mov-
2016 JOHN Deere FIRST FULL MONTH southeast intersection
ing help & furniture
time. repair. 662-242-3608 5100E Tractor, 210 RENT FREE! 1 & 2 Bed- of two four-lane high-
hours. $46,500. room Apts/Townhomes. ways, US Hwy 82 and
Advertisements must be Also, 2016 15ft Stove & refrigerator. US Hwy 45. Equidistant
Lawn Care / Landscaping Kubota Bush hog avail. $335-$600 Monthly. to Starkville, Columbus,
Credit check & deposit. and West point. About
paid for in advance.
1470 205-329-1790.
Coleman Realty, four miles from Golden
JESSE & BEVERLY'S WANTED TO BUY! Good 662-329-2323. Triangle airport. 80%
You may cancel at any time during LAWN SERVICE. Mow- used drawbar pulled roll- owner likely wants to
develop. 205-826-
ing, cleanup, landscap- a-bar type hay rake
regular business hours and receive a
refund for days not published.
ing, sodding, & tree cut- (such as N/H 256) and
ting. 356-6525. a good used Kuhn

GMD600 (or equivalent) RENTALS Lots & Acreage 8600

REGULAR RATES Painting & Papering 1620 6 disc mower. Also look- TOWNHOUSES & APARTMENTS
2.28 +/- Acre Lot.
4 Lines/6 Days ........................ $19.20 ing for a good cattle
SULLIVAN'S PAINT trailer. 662-328-5248. 1 BEDROOM 149 Tanyia Lane. Off of
4 Lines/12 Days...................... $31.20 Lake Lowndes Road.
4 Lines/26 Days...................... $46.80 Certified in lead Firewood / Fuel 4450 Has asphalt drive &
Rate applies to commercial operations removal. Offering spe- 3 BEDROOMS parking, 1200 ft. shop
cial prices on interior & FIREWOOD FOR Sale. w/ living area, septic
and merchandise over $1,000. exterior painting, pres- Various lengths. LEASE, tank & water meter. No
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rock repairs. DEPOSIT
trailers. $45,000. Call
6 Days ...................................... $12.00 Free Estimates
12 Days.................................... $18.00 Call 435-6528
Furniture 4480 AND 3.5 Acre Lot. 3 estab-
lished trailer lots. Play-
Over 6 lines is $1 per additional line. CORINTHIAN LEATHER CREDIT CHECK ground. Located on
Plumbing 1680 sofas with dual re- Morgan Lane. Off of
Six lines or less, consecutive days. Rate applies to cliners, new, burgundy,
private party ads of non-commercial nature for ACME, INC.
Stan McCown
oxblood. Barely used!
Purchase price was
662-329-2323 Harris Road. Caledonia
Schools. $25,000.
merchandise under $1,000. Must include price in 662-574-0345.
Licensed Plumber $2400. Will sell both for
ad. 1 ITEM PER AD. No pets, firewood, etc. "We fix leaks." $1800 or $900/$1000 2411 HWY 45 N LOWNDES COUNTY 45
GARAGE SALE RATES 662-386-2915 sep. Serious inquires
COLUMBUS, MS acres on Sobley & Dav-
only. H 662-798-4375 is Rd. Excellent hunting.
4 Lines/1 Day ........................... $9.20 or C 662-574-0369.
Stump Removal 1790 1 mile west of Hwy. 69.
4 Lines/3 Days ........................$18.00 Commercial Property For Small creek runs thru
General Merchandise 4600 property. $1375 per
Price includes 2 FREE Garage Sale signs. Rain Rent 7100 acre. 205-799-9846 or
Guarantee: If it rains the day of your sale, we will HOVERROUND CHAIR, 205-695-2248.
needs battery. New. COMMERCIAL PROPER-
re-run you ad the next week FREE! TIES/Retail/Office
$300, Cash Only. WINTER SPECIAL
You must call to request free re-run. 662-386-2915. Spaces starting @ 1.95 acre lots.
$285/mo. Downtown & Good/bad credit.
FREE SERVICES MILLERMATIC 180 wire East Columbus loca- 10% down, as low as
ALLSTUMP GRINDING welder. New. $1200
Bargain Column Ad must fit in 4 lines (ap- SERVICE
tions. 662-435-4188. $299/mo. Eaton Land.
proximately 20 characters per line) and will run firm. CASH ONLY. 662-361-7711
for 3 days. For items $100 or less ONLY. More GET 'ER DONE! Text, 662-386-2915. OFFICE SPACE: 2,000
than one item may be in same ad, but prices may We can grind all your square feet. 294
stumps. Hard to reach Sporting Goods 4720 Mobile Homes for Sale 8650
not total over $100, no relists. Chubby Dr. Flexible leas-
Free Pets Up to 4 lines, runs for 6 days. places, blown over ing terms. Available
roots, hillsides, back- ED SANDERS Gunsmith now. 662-328-8254.
Lost & Found Up to 6 lines, ad will run for yards, pastures. Free Open for season! 9-5,
3BR/2BA, Singlewide
6 days. $299/month
estimates. You find it, Tues-Fri & 9-12, Sat. HISTORIC DOWNTOWN 3BR/2BA Doublewide
These ads are taken by e-mail or in person at our we'll grind it! Over 50 years experi- $369/month
Columbus Office, Retail,
office. Ads will not be take by telephone. 662-361-8379 ence! Repairs, cleaning, Restaurant Space avail- 4BR/2BA, Doublewide
refinishing, scopes able. Call 662-328- $400/month
0 Legals 4390 Computer Equipment Tree Services 1860 mounted & zeroed, 8655 or 662-574-7879. Call 205-372-7273.
4420 Farm Equipment & handmade knives.
1000 Service Supplies A&T Tree Service Located: Hwy 45 Alt, Houses For Rent: Northside NEW DOUBLEWIDE!
1030 Air Conditioning & Heating Bucket truck & stump North of West Point, 3BR/2BA, Central A/C,
4450 Firewood removal. Free est. turn right on Yokahama 7110 Skirting, Delivery, Set-up
1060 Appliance Repair 4460 Flea Markets Serving Columbus Blvd, 8mi & turn left on & Tie down included.
1070 Asphalt & Paving 4480 Furniture since 1987. Senior BLUECUTT ESTATES: Only $48,995.
Darracott Rd, will see
1090 Automotive Services citizen disc. Call Alvin @ sign, 2.5mi ahead shop 3BR/2BA, ch/a, double Columbus Home Center
4510 Garage Sales
1120 Building & Remodeling 4540 General Merchandise 242-0324/241-4447 on left. 662-494-6218. garage, chain link 662-570-1375
"We'll go out on a limb fenced backyard, newly
1150 Carpeting/Flooring 4570 Household Goods remodeled, $115,000. NEW SINGLEWIDE!
1180 Childcare for you!" Pets 5150
4630 Lawn & Garden 662-352-4776. 2BR/2BA, Central A/C.
1210 Chimney Cleaning
1240 Contractors
4660 Merchandise Rentals J&A TREE REMOVAL AKC ROTTWEILER pup- Skirting, Delivery, Set-up ACROSS
4690 Musical Instruments Work from a bucket pies. 6 weeks old. Houses For Rent: New Hope & Tie down included.
1250 Computer Services truck. Insured/bonded. DOB: 10/12/18. First 7130 Only $32,900. 1 Gem unit
4700 Satellites
1270 Electrical 4720 Sporting Goods
Call Jimmy for a free es- shots. Have been Columbus Home Center 6 Israeli native
timate 662-386-6286. wormed. Dew claws re- 4BR/2BA, 1.25 Acres 662-570-1375
1300 Excavating 4750 Stereos & TV’s moved. Tails docked. Christopher Hills Sub;
11 Texas landmark
1320 Fitness Training 4780 Wanted To Buy VICKERS TREE USED SINGLEWIDE.
12 Patriot Ethan
$1,000. 205-412-6880. $197K (15K below ap- 2BR/1BA. Delivery, Set-
1330 Furniture Repair & SERVICE, LLC praisal). New Hope
Refinishing 5000 Pets & Livestock Tree trimming and re- School District. Avail-
up & Tie down included. 13 Illinois capital
Business Opportunity 6050 Only $17,950.
1360 General Services 5100 Free Pets moval. Fully insured. able to rent $1,000/ 662-570-1375.
15 Common title
1380 Housecleaning 5150 Pets Free estimates. HISTORIC DOWNTOWN mth - must meet minim- starter
1390 Insulation 5200 Horses/Cattle/Livestock *Now Accepting Credit Columbus: 411 Main um credit/income re- Autos For Sale 9150
5250 Pet Boarding/Grooming & Debit Cards* St. Office, Retail, Res- quirements. Military 16 Look upon
1400 Insurance Call Curt 662-418-0889 taurant Space available. families welcome. Move 2002 VOLVO S80 T6, 4
1410 Interior Decorators 5300 Supplies/Accessories or 662-549-2902
17 Arts-funding org.
Call 423-333-1124. in ready. Dep $500 plus door sedan. Good condi-
1440 Jewelry/Watch Repair 5350 Veterinarians “A cut above the rest” first month’s rent. Hot tion, Michelin radials. 18 Some time back
1470 Lawn Care/Landscaping 5400 Wanted To Buy Apts For Rent: Northside 7010 tub, detached apart- $3950. CASH ONLY! 20 Football’s Marino
1500 Locksmiths Good Things To Eat 2150 ment, & large wired 662-889-8914.
6000 Financial 520 11TH St. N. - shop. Contact James 21 Caribou’s cousin
1530 Machinery Repair 6050 Business Opportunity
1560 Mobile Home Services
PEEPLES PECANS Renovations almost Thompson @ 662-574- Campers & RVs 9300 22 For fear that
6100 Business Opportunity 754 Pecan Drive complete. 2BR/1BA, 6269.
1590 Moving & Storage Wanted Starkville, MS Central H&A, fresh TOMBIGBEE RV Park, 23 Assesses
1620 Painting & Papering 6120 Check Cashing Custom cracking, paint, new flooring, GREAT LOCATION to located on Wilkins Wise 26 8-Down button
1650 Pest Control shelling, & blowing your appliances and more. school, clean, 2BR/ Rd & Waverly Rd. Full
6150 Insurance pecans. We also sell Taking applications 1BA, a/c, gas heat, w/d Hookups available. 27 Yale students
1680 Plumbing 6200 Loans
1710 Printing shelled, halved, & now. $450/mo + $450 hook up. No pets, no $300/mo. 662-328- 28 Stir-fry pan
6250 Mortgages pieces! 662-574-1660. deposit with good refer- HUD. 662-327-2798. 8655 or 662-574-7879.
1740 Roofing & Guttering 6300 Stocks & Bonds ences only. No HUD or Lv msg after 3rd ring, 29 On the — (flee- DOWN 24 Montgomery’s
1770 Saws & Lawn Mowers 6350 Business for Sale General Help Wanted 3200 pets. Call Long & Long available for showing. Sell idle items ing) 1 Indian social class state
1780 Sitting with Elderly/Sick 662-328-0770.
7000 Rentals with a quick action 30 Courtroom 2 First Greek letter 25 Response delay
1790 Stump Removal Accountant Position - Houses For Rent: South 7140
1800 Swimming Pools 7050 Apartments Columbus A/R, A/P, STUDIO APT for rent.
classified ad. conference 3 Less common 26 Audio download
Newly remodeled.
1830 Tax Service 7100 Commercial Property Payroll, Sales Tax,
Journal Entries, Recon- $400/mth rent & dep
2BR/2BA, 2300 sqft, 34 Lincoln nick- 4 Paris pal 28 Accompanying
very nice w/ 2 car gar-
1860 Tree Service 7150 Houses
ciliations, Closings for req. Convenient to town age, lg back yard. Pets Five Questions: name 5 Throat masses 30 Elite Navy group
1890 Upholstery 7180 Hunting Land & CAFB. No hud. No
7190 Land for Rent/Lease
multiple companies.
pets. 662-328-2340.
need approval. $1,050 35 List-shortening 6 Less dangerous 31 More vile
1910 Welding Attention to detail & per mo + dep. 662-574-
7200 Mobile Homes
1 Agatha
accuracy are req. Com- 7879 or 662-328-8655. 7 Famed boxer 32 Deal maker
2000 Announcements 7250 Mobile Home Spaces petitive salary w/ bene- Apts For Rent: West 7050 36 Wisdom bringer 8 Kitchen device 33 Oboe parts
2050 Card of Thanks 7300 Office Spaces fits & health insurance. Houses For Rent: Starkville
2100 Fraternal & Lodge Send Resumes To: FOR LEASE: 2BR/1BA, 37 Florida capital 9 Set free 38 Tall tale
7350 Resort Rentals jobs@ Prairie Waters, 7170
2150 Good Things To Eat 7400 River Property $700/mo, $700 dep.
40 Some messages 10 Moderate tempo 39 Mud bath site
2200 In Memorial Call 662-328-5556. 3BR/2BA House, very 41 Use money
2 Lotus
7450 Rooms 14 Computer whiz
2250 Instruction & School nice, 2 mi SW of Stk &

7500 Storage & Garages EXPERIENCED CIVIL
MSU. $1500/mo. 42 Wise ones 19 Sediment
2300 Lost & Found 7520 Vacation Rentals Estimator/Project
2350 Personals Manager needed. Apply 205-515-6579. 43 Bakery buys 22 Leia’s brother
7550 Wanted to Rent
3 Walmart
2400 Special Notices in person at John Plott
7600 Waterfront Property Company, Inc. 2804 Houses For Rent: Other 7180 23 Feels empathy
2600 Travel/Entertainment
Apartments 1 ROOM/1BA, Utilities
Rice Mine Road,
8000 Real Estate Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
3000 Employment
& Houses
8050 Commercial Property Included. $450/mo.
4 Luxor
or email resume to
3050 Clerical & Office 8100 Farms & Timberland One person only. Refs
3100 Data Processing/ Computer 8150 Houses - Northside 1 Bedrooms req. Contact/leave a
message for more info:
3150 Domestic Help 8200 Houses - East CAMGIAN MICROSYS-
2 Bedroooms 662-328-8655.
5 Krumping
3170 Engineering 8250 Houses - New Hope TEMS has a position
3200 General Help Wanted 8300 Houses - South
opening for a Corporate 3 Bedrooms
Accountant. This is a SMALL COTTAGE:
3250 Management Positions
3300 Medical/Dental
8350 Houses - West full-time position. Furnished & 1BR/1BA, all appl. incl.

3350 Opportunity Information

3400 Part-Time
8450 Houses - Caledonia
8500 Houses - Other
Primary responsibilities
will include leading the
accounting functions
Water, trash, lawn incl.
in lease. Near Stark-
ville, Columbus & West
8520 Hunting Land 1, 2, & 3 Baths Point. No pets.
3450 Positions Wanted
3500 Professional
8550 Investment Property
8600 Lots & Acreage
and overseeing the gen-
eral ledger. For more de-
tails about the position
Lease, Deposit $500/mo. $400 dep.
App/refs/lease req.
3550 Restaurant/Hotel 8650 Mobile Homes and requirements, go to & Credit Check 662-242-2923.
3600 Sales/Marketing 8700 Mobile Home Spaces
3650Trades 8750 Resort Property careers. Send resume Land For Rent / Lease 7190
3700Truck Driving to Camgian-HR
8800 River Property 25 ACRES, Hay or Pas-
4000 Merchandise 8850 Wanted to Buy ture land in Steens for
4030 Air Conditioners 8900 Waterfront Property EXPERIENCED DIESEL Apts For Rent: Other 7080 rent. 662-327-4392.
4060 Antiques Mechanic needed.
9000 Transportation Apply in person at John 1BR/1BA in Historic
Hunting Land 7200
4090 Appliances 9050 Auto Accessories/Parts Downtown Columbus.
Plott Company, Inc.
4120 Auctions 9100 Auto Rentals & Leasing 2804 Rice Mine Road, $525/mo. No pets. 135 ACRES in Caledo-
4150 Baby Articles 662-328-8655.
4180 Bargain Column
9150 Autos for Sale
9200 Aviation
Tuscaloosa, AL 35406
or email resume to
nia. $1,400 for hunting
1BR/1BA located in His- lease. 662-327-4392.
Use and read
4210 Bicycles
4240 Building Materials
9250 Boats & Marine
9300 Camper/R.V.’s
toric Downtown Colum-
bus, Open space, very
PCA NEEDED. Part-time, nice. $650/mo. 662-
Mobile Homes for Rent 7250 classifieds
4250 Burial Plots
4270 Business Furniture &
9350 Golf Carts
9400 Motorcycles/ATVs
but long-term to work
with paralyzed man in
328-8655. RENT A fully equipped
camper w/utilities & and your
Equipment 9450 Trailers/Heavy Equipment his home. Columbus 1BR/1BA Loft in Histor- cable from $145/wk -
4300 Camera Equipment 9500 Trucks, Vans & Buses residents only. If dedic- ic Downtown Columbus. $535/month. Colum-
ated to your patients, bus & County School
dollars will WHATZIT ANSWER
4330 Clothing 1,200 sqft. Available
9550 Wanted to Buy
4360 Coins & Jewelry call after noon for an in- 12/1. $700 per month locations. 662-242-
terview. 662-329-3234. 662-328-8655. 7653 or 601-940-1397. go further. Log cabin