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Retail Coach firm developing list
of recruiting targets for Columbus
Project manager with The Retail
Coach in Tupelo,
n OUR VIEW: A good start for The
willing to drive to one or the
other? We’re doing the same for
mine what kind of people make
up this 60,000 and 185,000,” he
vows to be ‘ally’ officially began
his work Oct. 22,
Retail Coach. Page 4A between Columbus and Tusca-
loosa (Alabama) and Columbus
said. “Are they people with law
degrees who drive BMWs or
for downtown when the retail
development firm
team will generate a target list
and Starkville.”
So far, Kline said the num-
do they drive Ford F-150s and
work at Paccar?”
of 25 to 30 retailers to “aggres- Kline shared those numbers
By Zack Plair signed a one-year bers look strong.
contract with the sively recruit” to the city. He indicated Columbus with media members, business
Smith “We’re in the very early stag-
city. boasts a “primary trade area” of owners and other communi-
As of Wednesday, Will Kline In an interview with The Dis- es of the market analysis por- people who shop in the city reg- ty stakeholders — including
was approaching the halfway patch Wednesday, Kline said tion,” Kline said. “We’re trying ularly of about 60,000. The sec- downtown merchants and mem-
mark of the first phase of his the first 60 to 90 days of his to determine how far people are ondary market — consumers bers of the Columbus Redevel-
plan to rebuild Columbus’ repu- team’s work is focused on iden- willing to drive from any direc- who shop in Columbus monthly opment Authority board — in a
tation as the retail center for the tifying and profiling the cus- tion to shop here. What is the to quarterly — exceeds 185,000, series of meetings Wednesday.
Golden Triangle. tomer base for the Columbus break point between Columbus he said. He said communication and
Kline, a project manager market. After that, he said, his and Tupelo where people are “We’re also trying to deter- See Retail coach, 3A

A $10 BMW
names new
Alsobrooks replaces
Thomas Huebner who
resigned in May

East Mississippi
Community College
has announced its
new president.
Scott Alsobrooks,
vice president of eco-
nomic and commu-
nity development at
Pearl River Commu-
nity College in Poplarville, will as-
sume the position early next year.
Alsobrooks replaces former
president Thomas Huebner, who
resigned in May. Athletic Director
Randall Bradberry has served as in-
terim president since September, re-
Chris Jenkins/Special to The Dispatch placing outgoing interim president
Gregory Strong and Ann Marie Langford sit in Langford’s new 2018 BMW 3201 in the back parking lot of the Rick Young, who served four months
Lowndes County Courthouse Wednesday. Langford won the car in an international raffle earlier this year, after in that role.
Strong sold her the winning ticket for $10. Proceeds from the raffle go to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital After months of searching for a
and programs supported by Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, of which Strong is a member. president, EMCC board chairman
Jimmie Moore said the board of-

Lowndes courthouse employee wins luxury fered Alsobrooks the position during
Monday’s board meeting.
“We were methodical and tried to

car in raffle for St. Jude Children’s Hospital
do everything we could to get a great
pool of candidates,” Moore said. “I
think we accomplished that feat.
Now we have, what I perceive is, the
By ISABELLE ALTMAN a raffle for the car. The raffle was last spring selling raffle tickets to right man for the job. We felt like he an international fundraiser by the people who work in the courthouse. was the best candidate of those that
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. He also got one each for himself and we interviewed to serve as our next

ast week, Ann Marie Lang- The car is worth $36,000. The his wife. Still, he didn’t expect any of executive leader as president.”
ford, a deputy circuit court ticket was $10. them to win. Alsobrooks has served as vice
clerk, drove her Land Rover “Pretty good for a $10 car,” Lang- The night he got the call from president at PRCC since 2011. Moore
from home to her job at the Lowndes ford said. New Orleans that Langford had won said it was Alsobrooks’ impressive
County Courthouse. Langford bought the ticket from the drawing, he was ecstatic. resume in both education and man-
She drove her new 2018 BMW “I was laughing because usually ufacturing that helped solidify the
courthouse security guard Gregory
3201 back. board’s decision.
Strong, who has been a member of when things like this (are) inter-
In the spring, the Caledonia Alsobrooks previously worked as
Omega Psi Phi since he was in col- national, you think someone from
an operations engineer for Rockwell
native bought the winning ticket — lege at Troy University in Alabama. California or some other state would
International at the Stennis Space
one of 4,000 total tickets sold — in Strong said he spent several months See Langford, 6A Center in Picayune. He later served
as a supervisor for the Fluid Compo-
See Alsobrooks, 6A

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their first date? Columbus Mu-
trees decorated by local businesses and organizations
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protagonist named Stanley Yelnats? St. N., from 4-6 p.m. Visit with Santa and enjoy live District Board
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First grade, Caledonia
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2A Thursday, December 6, 2018 The Dispatch •

Say What?
Did you hear? “He made Starkville High School baseball what it is.”
Christmas turkey, fruitcake
Roger Short, longtime baseball umpire and assigning
supervisor for District 4 in state of Mississippi, talking
about former Starkville High School baseball coach

rocketing toward space station Danny Carlisle, who died Wednesday. Story, 1B.

SpaceX’s Dragon capsule should
reach the space station on Saturday Bush, president and patriarch,
is home for Texas burial
By MARCIA DUNN ing fins apparently stalled,
AP Aerospace Writer but the engines stabilized
the approximately 160-foot-
CAPE CANAVERAL, tall booster just in time, al-
Fla. — Christmas turkey lowing for “an intact landing
rocketed toward the In- 41st president to be
Presidential funeral train
in water!” Musk noted via
ternational Space Station
on Wednesday, along with
Twitter. “Ships en route to
rescue Falcon,” he tweeted.
buried at his family
cranberry sauce, candied
plot on the presidential
will be first in nearly 50 years
SpaceX’s 12 previous
yams and the obligatory ground landings — dating
The SpaceX booster
back to 2015 — all were
successful. Altogether, the
library grounds at
The Associated Press
missed its landing zone
on the ground after liftoff,
company has recovered 32 Texas A&M University
boosters following liftoff — AUSTIN, Texas — The locomotive was painted to resemble Air
however, and ended up in
the sea just a couple of miles
33 once this one is towed in College Station Force One, but George H.W. Bush joked that if it had been around
back, said Hans Koenigs- during his presidency, he may have preferred to ride the rails rather
offshore. mann, a SpaceX vice pres- By WILL WEISSERT
than take to the skies.
Groans filled SpaceX and CALVIN WOODWARD
ident. He did not know if it “I might have left Air Force One behind,” Bush quipped during the
Mission Control in Haw- The Associated Press
could be reused. 2005 unveiling of 4141, a blue and gray locomotive commissioned in
thorne, California, as live Koenigsmann said the honor of the 41st president and unveiled at Texas A&M University.
video showed the first-stage booster deliberately avoid- On Thursday, that same 4,300-horsepower machine will carry
George H.W. Bush,
rocket booster spinning out ed land after sensing a Bush’s casket, along with relatives and close friends, for around 70
who shaped history
of control, still high above problem, a built-in safety miles. The journey through five small Texas towns was expected to
as 41st president
Cape Canaveral. It was the feature, and even managed take about two and a half hours. It will deliver the casket from subur-
and patriarch of a
company’s first missed to touch down upright in ban Houston to College Station.
family that occupied
ground landing, although it the Atlantic, atop its landing the White House for There, a motorcade will take Bush to his presidential library at the
has overshot floating barg- legs. a dozen years, is go- university, where he will be laid to rest at a private ceremony next to
es plenty of times in the “Public safety was well ing to his final rest, Bush his wife, Barbara, who died in April, and his daughter Robin, who died
past, a tougher feat to pull protected here,” he told re- in Texas. at age 3 in 1953.
off. porters. The country said goodbye to The train’s sixth car, a converted baggage hauler called “Council
A SpaceX commentator The disappointment was him Wednesday in a national fu- Bluffs,” has been fitted with transparent sides to allow mourners lin-
called it a “bummer,” but offset by the successful neral service that offered high ing the tracks on Thursday views of Bush’s flag draped coffin.
noted it was secondary to flight of the Dragon cap- praise for the last of the presi- It will be the eighth funeral train in U.S. history and the first since
the Falcon 9 rocket’s main sule and its 5,600 pounds of dents to have fought in World War Dwight D. Eisenhower’s body traveled from the National Cathedral in
mission of getting the Drag- cargo. It should reach the II — and a hefty dose of humor Washington through seven states to his Kansas hometown of Abilene
on capsule to orbit. space station Saturday. about a man once described as a 49 years ago. Abraham Lincoln’s funeral train was the first, in 1865.
SpaceX chief Elon Musk “What a great day for cross between Mister Rogers and
said the booster appeared a launch,” said Kennedy John Wayne. but was not consumed by them, lost in 1953 his mother, who died in
to be undamaged. The hy- Space Center director Bob After three days of remem- as speakers focused on Bush’s April. He took comfort in knowing
draulic pump for the land- Cabana. brance in Washington, a plane public life and character — with “Dad is hugging Robin and holding
brought Bush’s casket for his plenty of cracks about his goofy Mom’s hand again.”
funeral’s closing ceremonies in side, too. It was a family that occupied the
CONTACTING THE DISPATCH Houston and burial Thursday at “He was a man of such great White House for a dozen years —
Office hours: Main line: his family plot on the presidential humility,” said Alan Simpson, the 41st president defeated after
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Lawsuit: Flag is ‘racially demeaning black people are unwel-
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Retail coach
Continued from Page 1A
gathering feedback from use devel- thing I haven’t figured out Columbus, which specifi- a retailer to sign a letter of crease the city’s sales and
stakeholders is a vital part opment un- how to do is take my wife cally advocates for down- intent to locate or build, it ad valorem tax base.
of developing a working derway at on a date to Amazon.” town businesses, said she may take up to five years “At this point, I don’t
recruiting strategy. the former The Retail Coach also was impressed Wednes- for that concept to start know exactly what that
“There are so many Lee Mid- wants to be an ally, Kline day with Kline’s knowl- selling shoes, steaks or number is,” he said.
assets here, from the Co- dle School said, to what he called a edge and his willingness coffee.” Mayor Robert Smith
lumbus Air Force Base on Military “fantastic downtown” in to answer property and The city is paying The said he’s been impressed
and MUW (Mississippi Road and in Columbus. business owners’ ques- Retail Coach $38,000 for with the firm, and Kline,
University for Women), to Kline
east Colum- “That’s a huge piece tions honestly. its first year of services, so far. He added he is con-
even the city’s proximity bus. of what we’re doing, try- “He’s got a big job be- with the option to renew fident The Retail Coach
to Mississippi State Uni- He said there’s great ing to determine how we cause he has to serve the the contract annually for will bring results.
versity (in Starkville),” potential for clothing and can benefit downtown,” whole city, but I am confi- a lower rate. The Retail “It’s not going to be a
he said. “Columbus is the grocery stores, as well he said. “In some places, dent he will include down- Coach has been around quick fix,” he said. “It’s go-
principal city, as far as as expanding the city’s downtown is very sepa- town in this process,” Bi- for 18 years, working with ing to take some time, but
retail, in the Golden Tri- restaurant profile through rated from the retail hub gelow said. “I know I will cities like Clinton, Vicks- any new business would
angle. Our goal ultimate- landing national chains. of the city. In Columbus, give him all the support I burg and Ripley. Kline be a return on our invest-
ly is to tell that story and Though e-commerce though, downtown is very can from this office.” said 88 percent of its mu- ment. (Kline) is very ag-
paint a picture for nation- has hit brick-and-mortar close to Highway 45, so nicipal clients renew for at gressive, and he’s already
al retailers that shows,
‘You need to be here, and
retail hard in recent years, I think there’s definitely Defining success least a second year. reached out to potential
Kline said the strongest a ‘gateway component’ While Kline promises Kline said “success” retailers who might be in-
here’s why.’” companies are those there. First, though, we would be bringing in terested in coming here.
an aggressive approach
who have expanded both want to hear about the to recruiting, he cautions enough new retail devel- … I feel really good about
Retail prospects, on the internet and with work (downtown mer- tangible results might opment to significantly in- it.”
target areas more physical locations. chants) are currently do- come slowly.
For big-box and mid- “That list is by no ing and what their vision “We’re in the first in-
sized retail, Kline’s team means short,” Kline said. is so we can be a part of ning of the first game of
is focused on recruiting to “We believe brick-and- that.” what I hope to be a sev-
corridors on Highway 45, mortar is alive and well. … Barbara Bigelow, di- en-game series,” Kline
for the fledgling mixed- Let me put it this way. One rector for Main Street said. “… Even once we get

Report: Propeller blade broke, causing military plane crash
2017 crash in Mississippi killed 15 jority of blades overhauled
at the base followed differ-
Johnson told The Associat-
ed Press that “planes don’t
Marines and a Navy corpsman ent procedures. The report
indicates the Air Force has
just fall out of the sky.
“It was a grave mistake,
The Associated Press es of the July 10, 2017 now agreed to adopt the it was an accident that was
crash, released Wednes- Navy’s more demanding most likely preventable,”
JACKSON — Investiga- day, slams “consistent pro- overhaul procedures for all Johnson said then. “I don’t
tors say bad maintenance duction errors” at Warner propellers. want their deaths to be
practices at a Georgia air Robins Air Logistics Com- Military officials have in vain. I want something
force base missed a dete- plex in Warner Robins, known of the problems good to come of it.”
riorating propeller blade Georgia, saying evidence since at least September The report lays out 17
that broke off six years lat- from the crashed plane 2017 and some family recommendations to pre-
er as a U.S. Marine Corps shows employees missed members had previously vent a recurrence. Brig.
transport plane cruised growing corrosion on the indicated they knew what Gen. John Kubinec, com-
over Mississippi at 20,000 key propeller blade during had happened, although mander of the Warner Rob-
feet, causing the KC-130T a 2011 overhaul. The report they declined to discuss ins Air Logistics Complex,
to break into pieces and finds workers at the base details. In July, just before told The Telegraph of Ma-
plunge into a soybean did a poor job of following the anniversary of the con that the base expects
field, killing 15 Marines the Navy’s specific proce- crash, Anna Johnson, the to restart propeller over-
and a Navy corpsman. dure for its propellers, in widow of crew member hauls early next year.
The report on the caus- part because the vast ma- Gunnery Sgt. Brendan

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S. Lehmberg Road, Apts. 142, Ave. S.; Plumbing permit; Leon
City of Columbus 145 & 147; Electrical permit; Tabor
Nov. 26-29, 2018 Kirk Electric ■ Charles Atkins; 1120 10th
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S.; Remodel; Same 5th St. S., Apt. 23; Electrical Tabor
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Our View

A good start for The Retail Coach
It’s still too early to tell the city, Kline spent the day a list of up to 30 such retailers worked successfully with oth- ing cities and stem the tide of
just how effective The Retail meeting with media, business that would be good candidates er Mississippi communities, retail shrinkage here at home.
Coach will be in reinvigorat- owners and other community to come to the city. Then the such as Vicksburg, Clinton Many challenges lay ahead
ing Columbus’ retail sector. stakeholders in retail success firm will “aggressively re- and Ripley. Over the past 18 to get to that point, some of
Even Will Kline, project — a good-faith effort toward cruit” from that list, landing as years, Kline said, 88 percent them more complex than oth-
manager for the Tupelo firm, developing comprehensive many prospects as possible. of the company’s government ers — not the least of which is
said Wednesday, “We’re in the goals that include all neces- Kline’s strategy, however, clients renew their contract how to sustainably grow brick-
first inning of the first game of sary voices. doesn’t end there. with The Retail Coach for at and-mortar in an increasingly
what we hope will be a sev- During those meetings, He also vowed to be an ally least a second year. e-commerce landscape.
en-game series.” Kline emphasized the need to to downtown development, The city is paying The But in this early stage of
Early signs, though, are bolster Columbus’ major retail and he seems to understand Retail Coach $38,000 over the the process, we applaud Kline
very encouraging. corridors, along Highway 45 how recruiting for downtown next 12 months to develop and his team for their thought-
On Wednesday, a little and in East Columbus, by re- is a much different process and execute a plan that will ful planning and willingness
more than a month after The cruiting big-box and mid-sized than trying to bring in chain add both sales and ad valorem to communicate with the
Retail Coach officially began businesses. His team now is stores to a highway corridor. tax value, reduce consumer public so far. We hope that
its one-year contract with crunching numbers to develop Plus, The Retail Coach has spending leakage to surround- continues.

Bringing the future back
into American politics
An ad on ABC’s “Live
with Kelly and Ryan”
shows a little girl drag-
ging a teddy bear to her
mom at an elegant dinner
table. The mother hugs
her again and again. Then
up pop the words: “You
never actually own a Patek
Philippe. You merely look
after it for the next gener-
A Patek Philippe is a Froma Harrop
very fancy Swiss watch.
If only the leaders in
Washington would take a comparable interest in
preserving the environment for the generation to
They do not. Until the Trump years, there was
bipartisan support for bequeathing to future Amer-
icans a country resembling the beautiful one the
politicians inherited. Sure, there were differences,
but there was a basic understanding that the inter-
ests of those not old enough to vote — or not yet
born — should be considered.
The Trump administration’s lust for opening
pristine public lands and even natural monuments
to industrial ravage is unprecedented. It’s become

Fake praise for GHWB: Where
a religion to Donald Trump that no moneyed inter-
est should ever have to pass up a buck. But history
will judge his refusal to do anything about climate

were media when he needed them?
change other than make it worse as governing of a
depraved nature.
So numb has Trump made the public on this
issue that his decision to bury the devastating
As with the passing crippling handicap — NBC News’ Andrea Mitchell
National Climate Assessment by issuing it the
of former President a perception that he now says “breaking that pledge
Friday after Thanksgiving drew little shock. The
Ronald Reagan, the isn’t strong enough or showed the character and resolve
administration didn’t even care enough to change
media are in full tough enough for the of the man.” Similarly, News-
the findings.
praise mode following challenges of the Oval week’s Thomas now calls the bro-
The report predicts that higher temperatures
the death of former Office. That he is, in ken tax promise an act of “cour-
will help spread deadly tropical diseases across the
President George a single mean word, a age.” But asked in a 1992 press
heartland. It foresees torrential rainfall drowning
Herbert Walker Bush. wimp.” The year be- conference whether he considered
water and sewer systems, ironically threatening
Where were they when fore, Republican pundit breaking the pledge “the biggest
the supply of drinkable water. Food production will
the one-term Presi- George Will called him mistake” of his presidency, Bush
be threatened. dent needed them? In a “lapdog.” A Washing- said, “Well, I don’t know about
Infrastructure will collapse. Drought will in- Reagan’s case, even his ton Post editorial now the biggest, but yes ... I’m very
tensify. And the West will suffer more fires. Many haters grudgingly ac- Larry Elder praises Bush. Yet nei- disappointed with Congress.” At
thousands of Americans will die simply from the knowledged the overall ther the Post nor The the 1992 Republican convention,
heat. success of his presidency. As for New York Times endorsed him for he apologized for breaking the
The report was put together by 13 federal agen- Bush 41, the media’s praise of president in 1988 or 1992. pledge. James Carville, Clinton’s
cies. An official in Trump’s Environmental Protec- Bush’s “grace” and “class” serves In fact, during his presidency, lead campaign strategist, called it
tion Agency predictably dismissed the report as a to indirectly to attack President The New York Times aided and “the most famous broken prom-
product of the “deep state” — that is, bureaucrats Donald Trump by showing the abetted the narrative of an elite ise in the history of American
conspiring against the president. “We don’t care,” contrast between the two Republi- “out-of-touch” patrician. During politics.”
Steven J. Milloy said. cans’ styles and characters. the 1992 election year, the Times Did reporters reward Bush for
For those who care only about money, the report But what did much of the liber- ran a front-page story about a his tax concession? Hardly. A poll
comes with pretty dismal economic predictions. al media think and say about Bush President so clueless about the life of Washington, D.C., reporters
For example, the damage from warming weather at the time? of the average American that he found that, in 1992, 89 percent of
could chop 10 percent off the U.S. economy by the When Bush announced his was unfamiliar with the super- them voted for Bill Clinton. Only 7
end of the century. intention to seek the presiden- market checkout scanner. But the percent voted for Bush.
There are more and more Americans who will cy in 1988, a Newsweek cover story was fake. A National Gro- In October 1992, according to
still be around by then. Many young people and story showed the former New cers Association systems analyst, Investor’s Business Daily, over 90
their children can expect to welcome the 22nd Englander navigating a small boat the man who showed Bush the percent of the economic news in
century — assuming they survive the 21st. — get it, he’s elite — with the cap- scanner, said: “The whole thing newspapers was negative. At the
Small wonder the younger slice of the elector- tion “Fighting the Wimp Factor.” is ludicrous. What he was amazed time, the economy was well into a
ate has started to amplify its voice at the polls. Wimp? Bush joined Navy on his about was the ability of the scan- recovery, on its 19th consecutive
Some 31 percent of eligible voters ages 18 to 29 18th birthday, serving in WWII as ner to take that torn label and month of growth. Yet much of
cast ballots in the recent midterms — the highest the Navy’s second-youngest avia- reassemble it.” the business news was sour. In
level of youth participation in a midterm in the past tor. He flew 58 combat missions, Black Democrats like Rep. November 1992, Bill Clinton won.
25 years. Democrats got 67 percent of their vote, was shot down by the Japanese Maxine Waters, D-Calif., called That month, only 14 percent of
versus only 32 percent for Republicans. and was rescued by an American him “racist.” In 1992, Waters the newspapers’ economic news
Voters of all ages are already experiencing the sub. said: “(Bush) is a mean-spirited was negative. As recently as 2012,
alarming effects of climate-driven weather events. When he ran in 1988, his man who has no care or concern a PBS documentary repeatedly
As fires consume big chunks of the West, floods resume included almost seven about what happens to the Afri- insisted Bill Clinton inherited an
inundate parts of the East Coast. years as Reagan’s vice president, can-American community in this economy in “recession.” In fact,
The new freshman class of House members, two terms as a member of the U.S. country. I truly believe that.” the GDP in Bush’s final quarter
meanwhile, won’t be judging the world by how House of Representatives, direc- Bush stood accused of racism grew 3.8 percent.
much its members can retire on in four years. Hav- tor of central intelligence, head of for “using” the infamous Willie When son George W. Bush
ing been whacked by the Great Recession, millen- the Republican National Commit- Horton ad that ran during the won the presidency in 2000, mom
nials, for one, find themselves worrying about both tee, ambassador to the U.N. and 1988 campaign, even though his Barbara Bush expressed surprise.
house prices and house elevation — the higher the de facto ambassador to China, campaign had not produced the “You’re not going to like this,” she
property, the less worry about flooding and oven in addition to being a decorated ad. Furthermore, the issue of said, “but my gut feeling is that
temperatures. WWII fighter pilot. President his opponent Michael Dukakis’ all the media is against George,
For younger people, climate change will bring Barack Obama was apparently Massachusetts furlough program Republicans, any Republican.”
political crises, in addition to weather-related ones. unimpressed: In 2016, he said, was first brought up by Dukakis’ Indeed. From that very media,
They will be confronted with global chaos un- “There has never been any man Democratic rival Al Gore. Under currently fawning over a man they
leashed when millions around the world must flee or woman more qualified for this Dukakis’ program, Horton, a con- now call a “statesman,” George
from their no-longer-inhabitable villages and cities. office than Hillary Clinton.” victed murderer, committed rape Herbert Walker Bush deserved
The most expensive watch can be replaced. But Despite Bush’s mind-numb- while out on furlough. better. Much better.
as it’s been said, there’s no Planet B. Planet A must ingly impressive credentials, he Bush, pressured by Democrats Larry Elder is a best-selling
be looked after for the next generation. somehow found himself tagged and some in his own party, broke author and nationally syndicated
Froma Harrop, a syndicated columnist, writes for as insufficiently macho. In 1997, the famous pledge he made at radio talk-show host. To find out
the Providence (Rhode Island) Journal. Her e-mail Evan Thomas’ Newsweek wrote: the 1988 Republican convention: more about Larry Elder, visit www.
address is “ Bush suffers from a potentially “Read my lips. No new taxes.”
The Dispatch • Thursday, December 6, 2018 5A

Area obituaries
Dorothy Griggs was formerly employed Miles of Florence, at North Montgom- Mrs. Hamlin was
OBITUARY POLICY as a supervisor with Alabama, and Mary ery Street Church born June 9, 1930, in
Obituaries with basic informa- STARKVILLE —
tion including visitation and Dorothy Jean Redding George Gulf in Aber- Ezelle of Tyler, Texas; of Christ with the Greenwood, to the late
service times, are provided Griggs, 90, died Dec. deen and was a mem- seven grandchildren; Rev. Richard NePaul John Neely and Melin-
free of charge. Extended 5, 2018. ber of West Chapel and eight great-grand- officiating. Burial will da Taylor.
obituaries with a photograph, Graveside ser- Church of Christ. children. follow at Beth-el M.B. She is survived by
detailed biographical informa-
vices will be at 2 p.m. In addition to his Memorials may be Church Cemetery. her son, Jimmy King
tion and other details families
Thursday at Memorial parents, he was pre- made to Harmony Bap- Visitation will be from of Aberdeen; sisters,
may wish to include, are avail-
Garden Park Ceme- ceded in death by his tist Church, 320 Har- 1-5:30 p.m. Friday Minnie Lee Thomp-
able for a fee. Obituaries must
be submitted through funeral tery. Welch Funeral wife, Mary Ann Taylor; mony Baptist Church at Century Hairston son of Indianola and
homes unless the deceased’s Home is in charge of and sister, Patricia Road, Louisville, MS Funeral Home. Cen- Doris Faye Jackson
body has been donated to arrangements. Eichenser. 39339. tury Hairston Funeral of Starkville; and
science. If the deceased’s Mrs. Griggs was He is survived by Home is in charge of brother, Carl Neely of
body was donated to science,
born Feb. 28, 1928, his stepdaughter, Tina Phillip Horton arrangements. Starkville.
the family must provide official Duneway of Athens,
proof of death. Please submit in Nashville, Tennes- COLUMBUS —
all obituaries on the form see. She was formerly Georgia; stepsons, Phillip Gary Horton, You’ve always said you
provided by The Commercial employed with Select Johnny Law of Sulli- 73, died Dec. 5, 2018, wanted to be buried in
Dispatch. Free notices must be Sires and was a mem- gent, Alabama, Rich- at his residence.
ard Law of Aberdeen the dress you wore to your
submitted to the newspaper ber of Calvary Baptist Arrangements are
no later than 3 p.m. the day
Church. and Bryan Law of granddaughter’s wedding.
incomplete and will be
prior for publication Tuesday
She was preceded in Columbus. Preplanning takes care of
through Friday; no later than 4 announced by Lown-
p.m. Saturday for the Sunday death by her husband, des Funeral Home. all the decisions so your
edition; and no later than 7:30 Ernest Griggs. Hazel Lipscomb family doesn’t have to.
She is survived MACON — Hazel When Caring Counts...
a.m. for the Monday edition.
Incomplete notices must be re- by her children, Ken Irene Jones Lipscomb,
Mamie Hamlin 1131 N. Lehmberg Rd.
ceived no later than 7:30 a.m. Griggs, David Griggs, 96, died Dec. 5, 2018, Columbus, MS 39702
for the Monday through Friday
Suzanne Buckner and Mamie Lee Hamlin, FUNERAL HOME
at her residence. & CREMATORY (662) 328-1808
editions. Paid notices must be
Holly Reeves; broth- Services will be 88, died Dec. 2, 2018,
finalized by 3 p.m. for inclusion in Starkville.

Kathi Jean Collins
the next day Monday through er, Bill Bernal; 11 at 11 a.m. Saturday
grandchildren; and 11 at Harmony Baptist Services will be
Thursday; and on Friday by 3
p.m. for Sunday and Monday great-grandchildren. Church in Louisville. at 11 a.m. Saturday
publication. For more informa- Visitation will be one Kathi Jean (Helen Porter)
tion, call 662-328-2471.
Woodie Taylor hour prior to services Stevenson Collins, 65, of Ham-
MONROE COUNTY at the church. Cock- ilton, MS, passed away Sunday,
Kam Johnson — Woodie T. Taylor, rell Funeral Home is December 2, 2018, at her resi-
COLUMBUS — Kam 81, died Dec. 5, 2018, in charge of arrange- dence.
Hughes Johnson, 68, at Gilmore Memorial ments. A private memorial service
died Nov. 29, 2018, at Hospital in Amory. Mrs. Lipscomb was will be at a later date.
Baptist Services will be born June 14, 1922, to Mrs. Collins was born Octo-
Memorial at 11 a.m. Friday at the late Joseph Bew ber 13, 1953, to the late Dave
Hospi- West Chapel Church and Verna McCool and Norma Beans Stevenson
tal-Golden of Christ with Adam Jones. She was a 1941 of Dover, OH. She attended beauty school and
Triangle. Pearson officiating. graduate of Noxubee worked as a hairdresser for many years.
Services Burial will follow at County Agricultural In addition to her parents, Mrs. Collins was
will be Sartor Cemetery. High School and was preceded in death by her birth father, William
at noon Visitation will be from formerly employed Porter; and birth mother, Catherine Porter-Rudy;
Friday Johnson 4-8 p.m. Thursday at as a secretary with grandson, Joshua Quillen; as well as, 1 brother;
at Glenn Tisdale-Lann Memori- First Baptist Church and 4 sisters.
Chapel C.M.E. Church al Funeral Home in Ab- in Louisville and with Mrs. Collins is survived by her husband of
with the Rev. John erdeen. Tisdale-Lann the Baptist Convention 20 years, Johnny Collins, Sr., of Hamilton, MS;
Sanders officiating. Memorial Funeral Board Church Train- daughter, Tammy (Kevin) White of Pensaco-
Burial will follow at Home is in charge of ing Department. She la, FL; 3 stepsons, Johnny (Robin) Collins, Jr.,
Union Cemetery. arrangements. was a member of Cal- of Herdon, WV, Christopher (Alma) Collins of
Visitation will be from Mr. Taylor was vary Baptist Church Charleston, WV and Michael Collins of Pasca-
noon-5:30 p.m. Thurs- born Nov. 17, 1937, and Parkway Baptist goula, MS; 4 grandchildren, Michael Patrick
day at the funeral home. in Quincy, to the late Church. (Courtney) Quillen of Columbus, MS, James Eric
Century Hairston Fu- Woodie Taylor and She is survived by (Amy) Edwards of Columbus, MS and 2 others;
neral Home is in charge Lillian West Taylor. He her son, Paul of Col- 3 great-grandchildren; 5 brothers; 3 sisters; and
of arrangements. was a 1955 graduate leyville, Texas; daugh- many nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Johnson was of White Haven High ters, Judy of Clinton
born May 26, 1950, in School in Memphis, and Linda of Abingdon, Compliments of
Columbus, to the late Tennessee and a U.S. Virgina; sisters, Mavis Lowndes Funeral Home
Charlie James Hughes Air Force veteran. He Barlow and Syble
and Ruby Watt Hughes.

Sammie L. Brewer
She is survived by
her husband, Ned C.
Johnson of Columbus;
daughters, Yolanda Sammie Lucille Goodman
Sherrod of Columbus Brewer, 94, of Columbus, MS,
and Shavonda Cater passed away Monday, Decem-
of Dallas, Texas; son, ber 3, 2018, at Baptist Memorial
Curtis Johnson of Hospital-Golden Triangle, Co-
Columbus; sisters, lumbus, MS.
Jerrie Morris, Christine Visitation will be Thursday,
Hughes, Ruby Tucker, December 6, 2018, from 1:00
Cathy Mitchell and Lisa PM – 2:00 PM at Lowndes Fu-
Hughes, all of Colum- neral Home, Columbus, MS.
bus, Ellen Porter and A funeral service will follow at
Angela Cotton, both of 2:00 PM in the Lowndes Funeral Home Chapel
Atlanta, Georgia; broth- with Shawn Dickey officiating. Interment will
ers, Charlie Hughes Jr. follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Columbus, MS
of Stockton, California, with Lowndes Funeral Home directing.
Malone Hughes of Jack- Mrs. Brewer was born September 11, 1924, to
son, Floyzell Hughes of the late Roy H. Goodman and Lucille Alexander.
Columbus and Adam She was a longtime faithful member of Colum-
Charles Hughes of bus Church of Christ. Mrs. Brewer was known as
Dallas, Texas; and six “Ma Sam” to many. She was retired from United
grandchildren. Technology and a member of the Third Thursday
Bunch, graduating from Lee High School Class
of 1944.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded
in death by her dear husband of 59 years, T. J.
Brewer; a devoted and loving grandmother, Ella
Mississippi has Reeves Goodman, the only mother she ever
knew, as she was orphaned at 6 months old; a
1st pediatric brother, Roy, Jr.; and one sister, Anita Patrick.
Survivors include one daughter, Patricia B.
death of current Holliday, Columbus, MS; two sons, Phil (Betty)
Brewer of Murfreesboro, TN and Gary (Star)
flu season Brewer of Rancho Cordova, CA; grandchildren,
Teresa (Keith) Steel, Curtis (Deana) Brewer,
The Associated Press Stephanie (Chris) Wright, Susie (Mike) Yoses
and Matthew Brewer; step-grandchildren, Becky
JACKSON — The Mis- (Scott) Kinard and Burt Holliday; great-grand-
sissippi Department of children, Austin Steel, Avery Brewer, Dylan and
Health is confirming the Maddie Wright, T.J. and Hunter Samuel Yoses;
first pediatric influenza
step-great-grandchildren, Brittany (Matthew)
death in the state for the
2018-19 flu season.
Stemmler and Hillary (Will) Black; step-great-
The person who died great grandchildren, Finley Stemmler and Sallie
was from the southern Black; sisters-in-law, Helen Brewer, Mary Ann
part of the state and had Brewer and Juanita Brewer.
underlying health con- Pallbearers will be Curtis Brewer, Dale Brew-
ditions. No other details er, Burt Holliday, Scott Kinard, David Brewer
were released. and Austin Steel. Honorary pallbearers will be
Pediatric deaths occur Walter Bolton, Gary and Patsy Conquest, Joyce
in people younger than 18. Edgeworth, George and Cindy Moore, Mike and
It was the 20th pediat- Judy Smith, the many dear friends from nearly
ric flu death recorded in fifty years of membership at Columbus Church
Mississippi since pediatric of Christ and the Lee High School Class of 1944
flu deaths became report- Third Thursday Bunch.
able during the 2008-09 Memorials may be made to Pinevale Chil-
flu season. The Centers dren’s Home, 1872 County Rd. 700, Corinth, MS
for Disease Control and 38834.
Prevention says five pedi- A special thank you to the staff of Trinity Re-
atric flu deaths have been tirement Community and the staff of Baptist Me-
reported nationwide this morial Hospital-Golden Triangle.
Compliments of Lowndes Funeral Home
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nent Processing Facility. have is just really amazing. He is also a former en- dent retention at EMCC.
“He has approximately When I was a student in the gineering coordinator and “Every college is differ-
three decades of experi- ‘80s, between Starkville instructor for the College ent, but we’re a lot alike,”
ence, some in industry and Columbus, it was just of Science and Technology Alsobrooks said. “A lot of
and some in the commu- cow pastures. Now, you and the Lean Enterprise the successes we’ve had
nity college environment,” drive through there and Center at the University at PRCC, I will be able to
Moore said. “He’s knowl- you’ve got all these big of Southern Mississippi. share with EMCC. Pearl
edgeable of all aspects of manufacturing plants and He has been working with River has done a good job
a Mississippi community they’re making helicopters PRCC for the last decade with student retention.
college. He’s an excellent and engines and just all and said his dedication will Our enrollment has been
communicator, a docu- kinds of advanced things. help bring EMCC a reliant up four years in a row.
mented innovator and I’m excited about coming leader. That’s because we’ve done
he’s not afraid of any chal- up here and being a part of “I’m not a job hopper,” a good job helping stu-
lenges. I think he will be a that and helping students Alsobrooks said. “I plan on dents get on the right path
great leader for our institu- be successful.” staying a while. I will add early. That’s something I’ll
tion moving forward.” Alsobrooks touted the stability. I know that if we bring to EMCC.”
Alsobrooks said he future role of EMCC’s all work together to make Alsobrooks said he will
heard about the EMCC Communiversity under sure our students are suc- assume the presidential
presidential opening construction on Highway cessful, that will be key. role as soon as he has fin-
through a channel of col- 82, which is partnering (We can’t) let people come ished obligations at his
leagues throughout the with Golden Triangle into college and flounder current position. He hopes
state. As a Mississippi counties, cities and indus- around not knowing what to arrive in late January.
State University gradu- tries to provide specialized they want to do with their “It’s bittersweet leav-
ate, he said he’s excited to manufacturing training, life. We need to give them ing, but I’m so excited
move back to the Golden “The Communiversity the tools to determine the and it’s going to be fun,”
Triangle. is going to be a huge asset types of jobs are available Alsobrooks said. “I look
“I’ve watched what’s in the community,” he said. and what they can do.” forward to showing the op-
been going on in the Gold- “I’m excited about working Since serving at PRCC portunities to people and
en Triangle,” Alsobrooks with the stakeholders and for the last decade, Also- letting them know what we
said. “The (manufactur- rolling up our sleeves and brooks hopes to use his have available at East Mis-
ing) renaissance that you getting to work.” experience to increase stu- sissippi.”

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win. But right here in where it arrived Nov. 29 Strong hasn’t been for a they’re ringing cowbells
Caledonia,” he said. “Our from Pittsburgh, Penn- ride in it yet. to cheer you on,” Langford
chapter took the responsi- sylvania. She said it drove “Hopefully she’ll take said. “It gets emotional
bility for selling the win- through snow and ice to me around the corner one running through it. To see
ning ticket and that was get here. of these days,” he said. the families and all they’re
great — great kudos for Langford’s parents Still he said he’s mostly going through but they’re
our chapter, great kudos dropped her off at the happy that someone he out there cheering us on
for our fraternity.” mall to pick up the car knows won the car, which while we walk and run,
He immediately called and drove her Land Rover will bring attention to that’s pretty impressive.”
Langford to let her know. back to her house that Omega Psi Phi chapters in She’s glad to partici-
“He called me and told afternoon. the Golden Triangle. pate in anything — raffles
me that I won and I didn’t So far she’s only driven As a whole, the raffle or marathons — that rais-
believe him,” Langford the BMW to-and-from raised $40,000, half of es money for the hospital,
said. work, though she added which will go to St. Jude she said.
“Honestly my first she’s been tempted to take Children’s Research As happy as Langford
thought was, ‘I’ve got to it at high speeds along Hospital, Strong said. The is about winning the car,
pay taxes on this thing,’” Caledonia’s country roads other half of the proceeds she’s considering selling
she added laughing. “I’m — a temptation she’s will be divvied between it. She said she knows
still a little dumbfounded.” resisted so far. community outreach locals who are BMW fans,
She said her friends, “It is a fun little car to programs which different while she likes her Land
family and coworkers drive,” she said. “But it is Omega Psi Phi chapters Rover. On the other hand,
kind of small and com- are involved in. she said, plenty of her
have all been ecstatic at
pact, and you see how low Langford said she was friends and family are en-
her news.
it is. ... It handles good.” particularly happy pro- couraging her to keep it.
“The way they react,
She added she is ceeds from the raffle are As for Strong, he plans
you’d think they’d won
grateful to the fraternity going to St. Jude. She ran to be selling raffle tickets
the car,” she said. “Ev-
not only for the car but for a 5K during its Memphis for next year’s fundraiser.
erybody’s like, ‘I’ve never helping the process of get- Marathon Weekend last “Hopefully someone
known anybody that’s won ting it to Lowndes County weekend, a course which else will think they can be
a car.’” go smoothly. took her through the the new Ann Marie Lang-
“The paperwork, the hospital’s grounds. ford 2019,” he said.
‘Fun little car’ dealership, everybody’s “They have (families Langford agreed.
Langford requested the been great handling it,” and patients) lined up “He’s going to sell way
car be delivered to Leigh she said. “It’s been very along the sides so you can more at the courthouse,”
Mall on Highway 45, easy.” give them high-fives or she said.

Marriages and divorces
■ Davin Martin and Rachel Cummings; Nov. 17 and Roderick Pierre Sunivelle;
Lowndes County Burns; Nov. 10 ■ Jonathan Evans and Allison Oct. 30
Marriages ■ Johnathan Gann and Kelsey Young; Nov. 24 ■ Stephanie Gonzalez and
■ Joseph Redmond and Wan- Smith; Nov. 10 ■ Noel Fisackerly and Marlo Zachary Stein; Nov. 13
da Meyers; Nov. 2 ■ Jeremy Turner and Kelly Tipton; Nov. 24 ■ Christy Green and Jimmy W.
■ Nathaniel Wren and Caleb Butler; Nov. 12 ■ Charles Ray Jr. and Anna Green; Nov. 13
McCoy; Nov. 3 ■ Kenneth Price and Virginia Ray; Nov. 27 ■ Daniel Ray Livingston and
■ Dakota Chamu and Rachel Rodgers; Nov. 14 ■ Jon Williams and April
Renacker; Nov. 3 ■ Marcus Hunter and Lauren Jennifer Nicole Livingston;
Creekmore; Nov. 28
■ Allex Morris and Jaynesia Hardy; Nov. 16 Nov. 20
■ Christopher Nelson and
Johnson; Nov. 3 ■ Christopher Gambleton and ■ Scott L. Huffman and Barba-
Lashundra Robinson; Nov. 30
■ Jacob Davis and Taylor Barbara Wills; Nov. 17 ra A. Huffman; Nov. 19
Cade; Nov. 3 ■ Joseph Amalfitano and ■ Nancy Cathryn Anderson
■ Marion Forrester and Cordie Kelsey Holley; Nov. 17 Divorces and Joel Alan Anderson; Nov.
Richardson; Nov. 3 ■ Charles Simmons and Madi- ■ Terri Renee Lawrence and
■ Anthony Sudduth and Maris son Hardin; Nov. 17 Timothy Scott Lawrence; Nov.
■ Anthony Thomas Brown Jr.
Fromm; Nov. 3 ■ Christopher Taylor and 6
and Kenyatta Blair Bron; Nov.
■ Austin Talley and Kalee Jamie Matthews; Nov. 17 ■ Tracy Price and Dantonio
Price; Nov. 7 26
Huddleston; Nov. 4 ■ David Baucom and Kimberly
■ Helen Terliazian Hill and ■ Taylor Lee Montgomery and
■ Gary Timms and Helen Musselman; Nov. 17
Yeager; Nov. 8 ■ Steely Wilson and Shannon Kweski Kaga Kogel Hill Sr.; Jacob Tyler McGregor; Nov. 28
■ Elijah Nicholson and Chris- Brauer; Nov. 17 Nov. 6 ■ Shamarrick Webster and
tian McMillan; Nov. 9 ■ William Mayfield and Anna ■ Paul Anthony Tucker and Yolonda Minor; Nov. 26
■ Ryan Johnson and Erica Hall;; Nov. 17 Felecia Lynette Tucker; Nov. 1 ■ Theresa M. Bosman and
Smith; Nov. 10 ■ Brandon Glover and Heather ■ Katrina Urussila Sunivelle Darren J. Bosman; Nov. 26
Adam Minichino


No. 6 Bulldogs
will try to raise
level even higher

hree months isn’t a large sample size.
By all indications, though, Anriel How-
ard appears to be fitting in quite nicely
with the Mississippi State women’s basketball
“I think where Anriel is learning to pass the
ball is off the bounce,” MSU
coach Vic Schaefer said. “She
has to learn when people rotate
and help she has to find that
next person that’s open —
Where did that help come from?
— Whether it is ball-side wing
or if it is (to) T(eaira McCowan)
on a quick up. That is some- Adam
thing we have been talking Minichino
about and continuing to work on
with her.”
Eight games also isn’t a very big part of your
season, especially when your team is making a
habit of playing in the final game of the season.
Despite that fact, Jazzmun Holmes is show-
ing she used the last three years to watch, to
learn, and to understand Schaefer wants all of
his point guards to value the basketball.
Holmes’ play has been one of the biggest
reasons why No. 6 MSU hasn’t lost a step from
its program-record 37-win season in 2017-18 and
Dispatch File Photo
Former Starkville High School baseball coach Danny Carlisle receives congratulations in 2012 when he was is primed to make a third-straight appearance
honored for his years of service to the school and to the baseball program. Carlisle, who dies Wednesday in the national title game. No. 6 MSU (8-0) will
morning at the age of 65, won 571 games in 29 years as the school’s baseball coach. He had the baseball field face its biggest home test of the 2018-19 cam-
named in his honor in 2012. paign at 7 p.m. Thursday when it plays host to
No. 18 Marquette (6-1) at Humphrey Coliseum.

coaching legend carlisle dies at 65 MSU enters the game coming off its best vic-
tory of the season, a 67-49 win against then-No.
10 Texas in Austin, Texas. The victory, which
came in front of a nationally televised audience,
Longtime Starkville High School coach won three state titles, 571 games in 29-year career showcased the balance and athleticism of the
Bulldogs, who took charge in the first quarter
By Adam Minichino “As the current coach at Starkville telling stories. He is the father of and led by double digits most of the way. High School, it’s all about returning baseball in Starkville. He coached See MINICHINO, 3B
to the high standard Danny Carlisle so many players, so there family
Genuine. Humorous. Passionate. set with the program,” Starkville connections everywhere. The com-
Game 9
Driven. Champion. High baseball coach Luke Adkins mon theme from those stories cen- n No. 22 Marquette, 7 p.m., Thursday
Those are just some of the words (SEC Network+; WKBB-FM 100.9, WFCA-FM 107.9).
said. “We play home games on a field ters around him being a father fig-
officials, coaches, and friends used named in his honor. That is a distinc- ure. It’s not as much about what he
Wednesday to describe former tion that means a lot. Our job is to get taught players on the baseball field,
Starkville High School baseball
coach Danny Carlisle, who died
the program back to competing for
championships like it did consistently
as much as what he did to impact
lives and to help turn young men

Tagovailoa wins top
Wednesday morning after a battle under coach. into adults.”
with cancer. He was 65. “All day today, people have been See CARLISLE, 2B

Carlisle brought out best in players, umpires
honor from coaches
anny Carlisle his field, which in 29 years, it’s safe longtime official Mickey
always said he was later years eventu- to say you develop Allen, who is a member
going to umpire ally was named in a presence that is of Short’s football crew. Kentucky’s Stoops, Allen earn SEC honors
when he was finished his honor. felt on the field. Short and Allen are two
coaching baseball. It was an honor Carlisle’s of the best umpires in for coach, defensive player of year
Umpires in the state to work for Carl- players felt that the area. When you work From Staff and Wire Reports
of Mississippi knew they isle, who passed presence, too. with them, you’re expect-
better know their rules away Wednesday Adam Like umpires, ed to raise your level. It BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Southeastern
when they worked at morning after a Minichino they wanted to was the same when you Conference coaches named Alabama quarter-
Starkville High School battle with cancer. perform and show went to Starkville High, back Tua Tagovailoa and Kentucky linebacker
because Carlisle, the He was 65. their coach they which is why Short loved Josh Allen as offensive and defensive players of
school’s longtime coach, Carlisle always had a were worthy of the stan- going there. the year Wednesday.
knew them and would smile when you worked dard he set. “Danny was always Kentucky’s Mark Stoops is the SEC Coach
welcome an opportuni- in Starkville. He didn’t Roger Short, longtime fun to work for,” Short of the Year in voting by league
ty to test you on them. chirp on every pitch assigning secretary for said. “He always had coaches. Roundup
Carlisle wasn’t showing in an effort to gain an umpires in District 4 in something going on. I Texas A&M’s Braden Mann
off his knowledge of the advantage, but you knew the state of Mississippi, don’t know how to ex- is the pick as top special teams
game. He merely wanted he was there. When you worked many games plain that.” player and Crimson Tide receiver Jaylen Waddle
Like many officials is freshman of the year. Alabama players also
umpires to be at their win 571 games and three for Carlisle. Many of
claimed two other awards.
best when they worked at state championships in the games were with See MINICHINO, 4B
Tight end Hale Hentges is scholar athlete of
the year and left tackle Jonah Williams wins the
Jacobs Blocking Trophy as the top lineman.
Tagovailoa is a finalist for the Heisman Tro-
FOOTBALL: NFL phy and led Alabama into the College Football

Armstead returns to help Saints in stretch drive
Playoffs. Allen won the Bronko Nagurski Trophy
as the nation’s top defensive player.
Tagovailoa has thrown for 3,353 yards and a
school-record 37 touchdowns with just four in-
By BRET T MARTEL “He’s a difference maker for sure “I’ve been battling injuries for terceptions on 199-for-294 passing (67.7 percent)
The Associated Press and big confidence when he’s there a long time, so definitely hard to this season. The sophomore is tied for second
on the left side,” Brees said of Arm- find positives in an injury for me,” on the Alabama career touchdown pass list with
METAIRIE, La. — The New stead, who has been a starter since Armstead said. “But just thinking 48 and has thrown for 300 or more yards an Ala-
Orleans Saints are closer to get- late in his rookie season in 2013, but of it ... my body definitely has some bama-record five times this season. His 42 com-
ting back their second-highest-paid who also has been beset by various things, some bumps and bruises, bined passing and rushing touchdowns are also
offensive player as they try to re- and I took the time and benefited
injuries much of his career. See ROUNDUP, 2B
bound from a first loss in more than Armstead, listed as “limited” on off of it for sure. But I would much
two months — and lock down a the club’s practice report Wednes- rather have been playing.”
playoff berth. day, said his recovery has been “go- Right guard Larry Warford said COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF
Cotton Bowl Classic
Starting left tackle Terron Arm- ing pretty well” and that he might Armstead’s return to practice was At Arlington, Texas
stead returned to practice Wednes- be ready to play Sunday against good for morale, even if it’s not yet Semifinals — Dec. 29
day, marking his first time in pads Tampa Bay. clear when he’ll be ready. n Notre Dame (12-0) vs. Clemson (13-0), 3 p.m. (ESPN)
since his pectoral injury at Cincinna- “Time away, that’s never great. “I’m just happy that it seems that Orange Bowl
ti in Week 10. The injury cost Arm- You get in a rhythm so much with he’s making progress,” Warford At Miami Gardens, Florida
stead three games, including New your guys up front — my technique, said. “He’s one of the best, if not the Semifinals — Dec. 29
Orleans’ loss last Thursday night my timing — so that will be a learn- best, left tackle in the league. Un- n Oklahoma (12-1) vs. Alabama (13-0), 7 p.m. (ESPN)
in Dallas, when the Cowboys’ de- ing curve and adjustment,” Arm- fortunately, he’s had injuries hinder
fensive line consistently pressured stead said, adding he at least hopes him throughout his career.” Outback Bowl
quarterback Drew Brees and lim- the rest of his body benefited from The Saints would win the NFC n Mississippi State (8-4) vs. Iowa (8-4), 11 a.m.,
ited the Saints’ ground game to 65 recent rest as high-stakes games South with one more victory, or a Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019 (ESPN2; WKBB-FM 100.9,
yards — the fewest since Week 2. approach. See SAINTS, 2B WFCA-FM 107.9).
2B Thursday, December 6, 2018 The Dispatch •

CALENDAR Carlisle Basketball
Continued from Page 1B EASTERN CONFERENCE
Prep Basketball
Atlantic Division
W L Pct GB
Today’s Game Carlisle had a record of gram. That meant a lot for me was a very humorous guy, but Toronto 21 5 .808 —
Philadelphia 17 9 .654 4
Starkville Academy at Columbus Christian 571-252 in 29 years as base- to be close to a coach who had when it came to the game he Boston 13 10 .565 6½
New York 8 17 .320 12½
Friday’s Games ball coach at Starkville High. been in the business for so long was all in into it. Brooklyn 8 18 .308 13
New Hope at Shannon He spent more than 30 years and was doing it the right way.” “He was a good guy. He was
Southeast Division
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Starkville High at Noxubee County as an educator before official- Cook said Carlisle believed a guy I could always talk to and Orlando
12 13 .480 —
11 13 .458 ½
Neshoba Central at West Point ly retiring from teaching and in his kids so much, which ex- ask him about baseball rules and Washington
11 14 .440 1
9 14 .391 2
Aberdeen at Amory coaching at the end of the 2011 plains why the Yellow Jackets questions. I kind of looked up to Atlanta 5 20 .200 7
Central Division
Heritage Academy Shootout season. Working as a part-time played so hard for their coach. him because of his success be- W L Pct GB
Milwaukee 16 7 .696 —
Oak Hill Academy at Winston Academy employee, Carlisle was allowed Longtime baseball coach fore I got to the public schools. Detroit 13 9 .591 2½
Columbus Christian at Pickens Academy to return to coach the Starkville Stacy Hester, who is now the I looked up to Danny and Lar- Indiana
14 10 .583 2½
5 19 .208 11½
Friday’s Games High baseball team in 2012. In head coach at Central Hinds ry Harmon at Tupelo. ... When Chicago 5 20 .200 12
New Hope at Shannon March 2012, Starkville honored Academy, agreed with Cook. you thought of Starkville, even
Southwest Division
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Starkville High at Noxubee County its longtime coach with Danny He, too, had plenty of stories though they had decent coach- Memphis 14 9 .609 —
Dallas 12 11 .522 2
Neshoba Central at West Point Carlisle Day. about Carlisle from their years es before him, you thought of New Orleans 13 13 .500 2½
Houston 11 12 .478 3
Aberdeen at Amory Carlisle, a 1971 graduate of of battles in public school base- Danny Carlisle. ... I think Dan- San Antonio 11 14 .440 4
Heritage Academy Shootout Starkville High who went on to ball. Hester praised Carlisle for ny is definitely so thankful they
Northwest Division
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Oak Hill Academy at Winston Academy earn a degree from Mississippi helping him make his initial ad- named the field after him. He Denver
Oklahoma City
17 7 .708 —
16 7 .696 ½
Columbus Christian at Pickens Academy State, led the school’s baseball justment from private school to did a good job raising money Portland
13 11 .542 4
13 12 .520 4½
program to Class 5A State titles New Hope High. and doing what he had to do. He
Prep Soccer
Utah 12 13 .480 5½
Pacific Division
in 1986, 1987, and 1991. The “The thing about Danny I fought and clawed and did what W L Pct GB
Today’s Matches L.A. Clippers 16 8 .667 —
Clarion-Ledger named Carlisle always remembered was his he had to do to get the program Golden State 17 9 .654 —
Starkville Academy at Heritage Academy, 5 p.m. L.A. Lakers 15 9 .625 1
its coach of the year in 1986 and success,” Hester said. “He had where it is. Danny is synony- Sacramento 12 11 .522 3½
MSMS at Kosciusko, 5:30 p.m.
1991. Carlisle had his No. 24 re- a lot of his successes before I mous with the Starkville High Phoenix 4 20 .167 12
Friday’s Matches
tired in his final season. got to New Hope. He was pretty baseball program now.” Wednesday’s Games
Indianola Academy at Columbus Christian, 4 p.m. Denver 124, Orlando 118, OT
“The first time meeting him sharp with some of the things New Hope baseball coach Golden State 129, Cleveland 105
Louisville at Caledonia, 5 p.m. Oklahoma City 114, Brooklyn 112
as coach at Columbus I remem- he would say to kids to motivate Lee Boyd’s team eliminated Washington 131, Atlanta 117
Kosciusko at New Hope, 5 p.m. Memphis 96, L.A. Clippers 86
ber just how genuine of a guy them, and at the end of the day Starkville in Carlisle’s final Milwaukee 115, Detroit 92
Starkville at Madison Central, 5:30 p.m. Minnesota 121, Charlotte 104
he was,” said former Columbus that is what we do. season. Like Hester, he said New Orleans 132, Dallas 106
Saturday’s Matches
High baseball coach Jeffrey “He knew the rules so well. I Carlisle will be remembered for Toronto 113, Philadelphia 102
L.A. Lakers 121, San Antonio 113
Oxford at Columbus, 11:30 a.m.
Cook. “You could just tell he always felt like when he argued helping to put Starkville High Today’s Games
New Hope at Corinth, 5 p.m. New York at Boston, 7 p.m.
was a sincere guy who cared with the umpire I had to go baseball on the map. Phoenix at Portland, 9 p.m.

Men’s College Basketball
Houston at Utah, 9:30 p.m.
about his program and cared argue with the umpires. He in- “You always knew Starkville Friday’s Games
Denver at Charlotte, 6 p.m.
Today’s Game about his players. He became a timidated umpires because he was going to be a tough, hard- Indiana at Orlando, 6 p.m.
Philadelphia at Detroit, 6 p.m.
Mississippi University for Women at really good friend.” knew the rules so well. Danny nosed team that was going to Sacramento at Cleveland, 6:30 p.m.
Bethel University, 7 p.m. Cook said he stayed in con- would hold his cool and make compete hard,” Boyd said. “He Toronto at Brooklyn, 6:30 p.m.
Memphis at New Orleans, 7 p.m.
Saturday’s Games tact with Carlisle after he left them feel like idiots because he always had a competitive team Oklahoma City at Chicago, 7 p.m.
L.A. Lakers at San Antonio, 7:30 p.m.
Mississippi State vs. Clemson (Newark, New the Golden Triangle and moved would go over the rules a lot of and he always had a smile on Miami at Phoenix, 8 p.m.
Golden State at Milwaukee, 8:30 p.m.
Jersey), 3 p.m. to New Albany. He said he and time in that cool manner and he his face and he was always tell-
Southern-New Orleans at Mississippi University Carlisle always were competi- would get some things changed. ing jokes. You could tell coach Football
for Women, 6 p.m. tors on the field but remained Every time Danny would argue Carlisle enjoyed his job. NFL
Today’s Game
Ole Miss at Illinois State, 7 p.m. friends off the field. Cook re- a call I would be right there to “You could tell he was a spe- Jacksonville at Tennessee, 7:20 p.m.
Sunday’s Games
Sunday’s Game calls plenty of good battles in get my jab in because I didn’t cial person in Starkville. He New Orleans at Tampa Bay, Noon
N.Y. Giants at Washington, Noon
Arizona at Alabama, Noon his tenure, which coincided want the umpires to change the spent so much time building a Atlanta at Green Bay, Noon
with some of the best years in course of a game.” program. He always had a com- Indianapolis at Houston, Noon
Women’s College Basketball the program’s history. Hester said he and Carlisle petitive team and always won a
N.Y. Jets at Buffalo, Noon
Carolina at Cleveland, Noon
Today’s Game New England at Miami, Noon
“He was a legend,” Cook said. always got along despite the lot of games. If you have a day Baltimore at Kansas City, Noon
Marquette at Mississippi State, 7 p.m. Cincinnati at L.A. Chargers, 3:05 p.m.
“It was fun for us at Columbus rumors they weren’t friends. named in your honor and all Denver at San Francisco, 3:05 p.m.
Saturday’s Games Detroit at Arizona, 3:25 p.m.
to meet that challenge to beat He said he respected Carlisle’s of those players show up, you Philadelphia at Dallas, 3:25 p.m.
Savanah State at Ole Miss, 2 p.m. Pittsburgh at Oakland, 3:25 p.m.
Starkville. He is definitely go- work and “common sense” ap- know you impacted the school.” L.A. Rams at Chicago, 7:20 p.m.
Tulane at Alabama, 2 p.m.
ing to be missed. When I heard proach to coaching. Hester said Information about funeral Monday’s Game
Ole Miss at Illinois State, 7 p.m. Minnesota at Seattle, 7:15 p.m.
the news this afternoon it hit me he felt Carlisle could have won a arrangements wasn’t available
Junior College Basketball pretty hard because he was one lot more games if he would have at press time. Hockey
Today’s Games of the guys when I first came to stayed healthy Dispatch sports writer Scott NHL
Women: Itawamba at Snead State, 5:30 p.m. Columbus who was very friend- “He had a way of talking to Walters contributed to this Atlantic Division
Men: Itawamba at Snead State, 7:30 p.m. ly to us and our family. You just the kids and motivating them report. Tampa Bay 29 21 7 1 43 114 85
Saturday’s Game knew he was a coach like me with terminology and a way Follow Dispatch sports Toronto
28 20 8 0 40 102 73
29 17 8 4 38 89 82
Men: EMCC at Baton Rouge, 2 p.m. and that he wanted to include of talking. He always a really a editor Adam Minichino on Boston 27 14 9 4 32 71 69
Montreal 28 13 10 5 31 88 90
a family atmosphere in his pro- good talker,” Hester said. “He Twitter @ctsportseditor Detroit 28 12 12 4 28 81 93

Florida 26 11 10 5 27 87 91
Ottawa 28 12 13 3 27 100 114
Metropolitan Division

on the air
Washington 27 15 9 3 33 98 88
Columbus 27 15 10 2 32 96 92
Continued from Page 1B N.Y. Islanders 26 13 10 3 29 77 75
Today 9:30 p.m. — NCAA College Cup, Semifinal,
Indiana vs. Maryland, ESPNU a Alabama single-season record. His six total touch-
N.Y. Rangers 28 13 12 3 29 80 88
Carolina 27 12 11 4 28 67 76
7 p.m. — Iowa State at Iowa, FS1 CURLING downs (five passing, one rushing) against Auburn Pittsburgh
26 11 10 5 27 89 87
25 11 12 2 24 76 88
COLLEGE FOOTBALL 7:30 p.m. — Men’s Curling World Cup: China vs. on Nov. 24 is also a school single-game record. New Jersey 26 9 12 5 23 75 91
6 p.m. — College Football Awards: From Atlanta, U.S., NBC Sports Network Waddle established himself as at receiver and on Central Division
ESPN FIGURE SKATING special teams in his debut campaign with the Tide. Nashville 28 19 8 1 39 90 67
CURLING 10:30 p.m. — ISU Grand Prix Final, Men’s free He led all SEC freshmen in scoring (48 points on Colorado 28 16 7 5 37 102 79
Winnipeg 27 17 8 2 36 94 78
7:30 p.m. — Curling World Cup: U.S. vs. Canada, skate, Vancouver, B.C., NBC Sports Network eight touchdowns), receptions per game (3.2) and Dallas 28 15 10 3 33 78 72
NBC Sports Network GOLF receiving yards per game (61.8). The Houston, Tex-
Minnesota 27 15 10 2 32 86 78
Chicago 29 9 15 5 23 79 108
GOLF 4 a.m. — European Tour Golf, South African as native caught 41 passes for 803 yards to average St. Louis 26 9 13 4 22 76 88
Open, second round, Johannesburg, NBC Sports Pacific Division
4 a.m. — European Tour Golf, South African 19.6 yards per catch with seven touchdown recep- GP W L OT Pts GF GA
Open, first round, Johannesburg, TGC Network Calgary 28 17 9 2 36 100 82
12:30 p.m. — PGA Tour Golf, QBE Shootout, first
tions. He added 15 punt returns for 226 yards and Anaheim 30 15 10 5 35 74 85
4 a.m. (Friday) — European Tour Golf, South
African Open, second round, Johannesburg, TGC round, Naples, Florida, TGC one score with his 15.1 yards per return average San Jose
29 14 10 5 33 90 90
29 15 13 1 31 87 81
NBA 3:30 a.m. (Saturday) — European Tour Golf, ranking second in the SEC. Edmonton 28 14 12 2 30 74 85
Arizona 26 13 11 2 28 68 67
7 p.m. — New York at Boston, TNT South African Open, third round, Johannesburg, Hentges already has earned CoSIDA Academic Vancouver 30 11 16 3 25 84 105
9:30 p.m. — Houston at Utah, TNT TGC All-District honors for efforts in the classroom this Los Angeles 28 10 17 1 21 59 84

NFL NBA season and is a finalist for the Senior CLASS Award. NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for
overtime loss. Top three teams in each division
7:20 p.m. — Jacksonville at Tennessee, WLOV 6 p.m. — Philadelphia at Detroit, ESPN The Jefferson City, Missouri, native was also a semi- and two wild cards per conference advance to
and NFL Network 8:30 p.m. — Golden State at Milwaukee, ESPN finalist William V. Campbell Trophy. On the field, playoffs.

WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL SKIING Hentges has caught three passes for 33 yards and Wednesday’s Games
Edmonton 3, St. Louis 2, SO
6 p.m. — Texas A&M at Houston, ESPN2 1 p.m. — FIS Freestyle World Cup, NBC Sports a pair of touchdowns this season while also serving Anaheim 4, Chicago 2

Friday Network San Jose 5, Carolina 1
as a proficient blocker for the Crimson Tide’s re- Today’s Games
COLLEGE BASKETBALL SOCCER cord-setting offense. Detroit at Toronto, 6 p.m.
N.Y. Islanders at Pittsburgh, 6 p.m.
6 p.m. — Massachusetts at Providence, FS1 1:20 p.m. — Serie A, Juventus vs. Inter Milan, A veteran presence on the Crimson Tide offen- Colorado at Florida, 6 p.m.
ESPN2 Columbus at Philadelphia, 6 p.m.
8:30 p.m. — TCU vs. Southern California, FS1 sive line, Jonah Williams has started all 42 games Montreal at Ottawa, 6:30 p.m.
11 p.m. — Hall of Fame Classic, Nevada vs. WOMEN’S COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL
during his Alabama career and blocked for 20 100- Boston at Tampa Bay, 6:30 p.m.
Arizona State, ESPN2 11 a.m. — NCAA Tournament, regional semifinal, Washington at Arizona, 8 p.m.

Marquette vs. Illinois, ESPNU yard rushing performances over his three standout Minnesota at Calgary, 8 p.m.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL seasons at the Capstone. The junior anchors an Al-
Nashville at Vancouver, 9 p.m.
Chicago at Vegas, 9 p.m.
7 p.m. — NCAA Football Championship 1 p.m. — NCAA Tournament, regional semifinal,
Kentucky vs. Nebraska, ESPNU abama offensive front that is one of three finalists New Jersey at Los Angeles, 9:30 p.m.
Subdivision, quarterfinals, Maine vs. Weber Friday’s Games

State, ESPN2 3 p.m. — NCAA Tournament, regional semifinal, for the Joe Moore Award. He helps clear the way for St. Louis at Winnipeg, 7 p.m.
San Jose at Dallas, 7 p.m.
COLLEGE SOCCER Michigan vs. Texas, ESPNU a Tide offense that leads the SEC and is second na- Minnesota at Edmonton, 8 p.m.
Carolina at Anaheim, 9 p.m.
7 p.m. — NCAA College Cup, Semifinal, Michigan 5 p.m. — NCAA Tournament, regional semifinal, tionally in scoring at 47.9 points per game. Alabama
State vs. Akron, ESPNU Washington vs. Penn State, ESPNU also leads the league and ranks No. 7 in the country Transactions
in total offense, averaging 527.6 yards per game, Wednesday’s Moves
which is on pace to shatter the school record.

American League
Williams is also a finalist for the Outland Trophy DETROIT TIGERS — Agreed to terms with
RHP Louis Coleman, Cs Kade Scivicque and
and was the Outland National Player of the Month Bobby Wilson and INF Kody Eaves on minor
league contracts.
Continued from Page 1B in September. KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Agreed to terms
with INF-OF Chris Owings on a one-year
n In related news, Nick Saban was announced as a finalist for the Eddie contract.
loss by Carolina, who New struggled most. But since of- of Year finalists: At New York, Robinson Coach of the Year Award and Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Trophy National League
Orleans plays twice in the fi- fense-minded coach Sean Pay- Julius Peppers, Von Miller on Wednesday. Luke Weaver, C Carson Kelly, INF Andrew
In his 12th season at Alabama, Saban has led the Crimson Tide to a 13-0 Young and a 2019 competitive balance round
nal three weeks of the regular ton and Brees joined forces in and Vernon Davis are among record, its 27th Southeastern Conference championship and the No. 1 seed in the B draft pick (No. 6) from the St. Louis Cardinals
for INF Paul Goldschmidt.
season. Whether the Saints New Orleans in 2006, that side the 32 nominees announced College Football Playoff. This is the sixth time Alabama has won 13 games under MIAMI MARLINS — Named Mel Stottlemyre
remain in contention for one of the ball rarely has stagnated Thursday for the NFL’s Walter Saban and the fifth consecutive season the Tide has won at least 12 games, the Jr. pitching coach, Trey Hillman first base and
infield coach and Jeff Livesey assistant hitting
of the coveted top two seeds for more than a rare game. Payton Man of the Year award. longest such streak in Football Bowl Subdivision history. coach. Promoted Kevin Barr to strength and
conditioning coach.
Saban is joined as a finalist for the Robinson Award by Bill Clark (UAB), Josh
in the conference and receive Brees said the opportunity Unlike in the past, when Heupel (UCF), Brian Kelly (Notre Dame), Jeff Monken (Army), Lincoln Riley (Okla-
Woman’s National Basketball Association
a first-round bye, depends on to clinch the NFC South for three finalists were selected homa), Dabo Swinney (Clemson) and Jeff Tedford (Fresno State). Saban previ- LOS ANGELES SPARKS — Named Derek
Fisher coach.
how they respond to their first the second straight year is before a recipient was chosen, ously won the award, which is presented by the Football Writers Association of FOOTBALL
National Football League
loss since Week 1. “significant,” and would be a one player from every NFL America, in 2003 and 2008. ARIZONA CARDINALS — Placed OL D.J.
In New Orleans’ locker “first step” toward more lofty team is a finalist. All will be Joining Saban as Dodd finalists are Dino Babers (Syracuse), Pat Fitz- Humphries on injured reserve. Signed OL Joe
Barksdale. Signed OL Rees Odhiambo from the
gerald (Northwestern) and Kirby Smart (Georgia) along with Kelly, Riley and
room, players predicted the postseason goals. He said the recognized and participate in Swinney. Saban was previously honored with the Dodd Award, which is pre-
Indianapolis practice squad.
13-10 loss in Dallas, which halt- Saints’ commanding four- NFL functions during Super sented by the Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Foundation and the Chick-fil-A Olsen on injured reserve. Signed WR Mose
Frazier from the practice squad.
ed a 10-game winning streak, game lead in the division with Bowl week. The Man of the Peach Bowl, in 2014. CINCINNATI BENGALS — Placed WR A.J.
Green on injured reserve. Activated CB
was more likely a brief stumble four games left speaks to the Year will be revealed at NFL The Robinson Award winner will be announced Jan. 5, 2019, in San Jose, Davontae Harris from injured reserve.
California, in conjunction with the College Football Playoff National Championship CLEVELAND BROWNS — Signed OL
than the beginning of a slump. quality of football they played Honors, when The Associated Game. The Dodd Trophy will be announced during Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl week Mason Gentry and WR Daniel Williams to the
practice squad. Promoted OL Kyle Kalis from
“Sometimes you have to during their winning streak, Press’ individual NFL awards in Atlanta later this month. the practice squad. Placed DL Daniel Ekuale
lose a battle to win the war and when they became the only are announced Feb. 2 (Satur- n Mississippi State defensive duo earns All-America honors from the reserve/suspended by commissioner list.
you learn a lot from something team to beat the Los Angeles day night) in Atlanta. Sports Illustrated: At Starkville, Mississippi State senior defensive end Montez Reeves-Maybin on injured reserve. Promoted
DE Eric Lee from the practice squad.
Sweat and senior safety Johnathan Abram were named second-team All-Ameri-
like that,” Brees said. “I just Rams and won several other The Man of the Year is cans by Sports Illustrated on Wednesday.
Brown off waivers from Oakland and CB Natrell
think we had a bad day. You games by wide margins. honored for outstanding com- This was Sweat’s first postseason All-America honor and the second for Jamerson off waivers from Houston. Placed
RB Tra Carson and CB Kevin King on injured
turn on the film and it’s glar- “That was a great run. We munity service off the field, Abram, who also earned second-team status from The Athletic on Wednesday. reserve.
ingly obvious where we failed gained a ton of confidence, a as well as excellence on it. It Joining Abram on The Athletic’s All-America teams were senior center Elgton De’Ondre Wesley to the practice squad.
and we have to make sure that ton of momentum,” Brees said. was established in 1970 and Jenkins (first team) and junior defensive tackle Jeffery Simmons (second team). OAKLAND RAIDERS — Signed RB C.J.
Anderson, CB Bene Benwikere and DE
Wednesday’s selections marked the second time in MSU history and the first
doesn’t happen again.” “We had a ton of guys step up renamed in 1999 for the Hall of time since 2000 that the Bulldogs had four different players land on All-America
Kony Ealy. Placed WR Martavis Bryant, LB
Shilique Calhoun and S Reggie Nelson on
On New Orleans’ defense, and play really well — guys Fame running back. teams (linebacker Mario Haggan, safety Pig Prather, cornerback Fred Smoot, of- injured reserve.
confidence is surging after a that we’re going to need down A total of $500,000 will be fensive tackle Pork Chop Womack). Sweat and Simmons also become the second Dekoda Watson on the injured reserve list.
Signed LS Colin Holba to a two-year contract.
seven-sack, two-takeaway per- the stretch. donated in the name of the Bulldog defensive line tandem in program history to earn All-America status in the Promoted LB Pita Taumoepenu from the team’s
same season and the first since defensive tackle Glen Collins and defensive end practice squad. Signed S Terrell Williams Jr. to
formance in Dallas that also “We really established an 2018 recipient, with $250,000 Billy Jackson in 1981. the practice squad.
marked the fourth straight identity for ourselves as an going to Character Playbook, One of college football’s most feared edge rushers, Sweat racked up 11 Quinton Dunbar, WR Trey Quinn and G
game holding an opponent to offense and a defense,” Brees the NFL and United Way’s dig- sacks, good for sixth in the Football Bowl Subdivision and second in the South- Jonathan Cooper on injured reserve. Signed
QB Josh Johnson, G Zac Kerin, C Demetrius
17 or fewer points. added. “We know how to play ital character education pro- eastern Conference. He boasted 40 total pressures over the season, according to Rhaney and DE Marcus Smith.
Pro Football Focus, which was the second most in the SEC among edge defend-
Against the Cowboys, winning football.” gram. An additional donation ers. Sweat totaled 51 total tackles, 13 1/2 tackles for loss and one forced fumbled
National Hockey League
OTTAWA SENATORS — Acquired D Stefan
the Saints’ normally prolific n Peppers, Miller, of $250,000 will be made to the over the year en route to two SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week selections and Elliott and F Tobias Lindberg from the Pitts-
burgh Penguins for D Macoy Erkamps and F
offense was the unit which Davis among 32 NFL Man charity of his choice. two national defensive player of the week honors. Ben Sexton.
The Dispatch • Thursday, December 6, 2018 3B


Wyoming men, Tennessee
19. Ohio State (8-1) beat Illinois 77-67. Dartmouth 64, Boston U. 44 TENNESSEE (7-0): Davis 6-11 11-12 24,
Wednesday’s Men’s Major Next: vs. Bucknell, Saturday, Dec. 15. Delaware St. 79, Cheyney University (PA) 59 Green 2-2 0-2 4, Green 2-9 4-4 8, Jackson 0-4
0-0 0, Westbrook 5-15 9-9 20, Collins 3-5 1-3 7,
Scores 20. Arizona State (7-0) did not play. Next:
vs. No. 6 Nevada, Friday.
Duquesne 64, Penn St. 58
Florida Gulf Coast 83, St. Francis (Pa.) 69 Harris 0-1 0-0 0, Burrell 0-0 0-0 0, Massengill
EAST 1-2 0-0 2, Totals 19-49 25-30 65.
21. Villanova (7-2) beat Temple 69-59. Holy Cross 72, Hofstra 66
Buffalo 89, Le Moyne 55 Stetson 23 15 6 11 —55
Canisius 68, Robert Morris 62 Next: vs. Saint Joseph’s, Saturday. Niagara 79, Binghamton 72
Tennessee 15 7 22 21 —65

women rally for victories
Colgate 64, Columbia 62 22. Mississippi State (7-1) did not play. Northeastern 59, Fairfield 50
Next: vs. Clemson, Saturday. Penn 65, La Salle 34 3-Point Goals—Stetson 5-19 (Sagerer
Drexel 95, Loyola (Md.) 86 0-1, Beach 0-2, Henry 1-8, Walters 3-5, Davis
Duquesne 93, Marshall 82 23. Maryland (7-1) did not play. Next: at Pittsburgh 65, Fordham 62
Purdue, Thursday. Syracuse 96, Md.-Eastern Shore 51 1-1, Fizouaty 0-2), Tennessee 2-15 (Davis 1-3,
George Washington 68, Towson 64 Green 0-4, Jackson 0-4, Westbrook 1-3, Mas-
Hofstra 75, Monmouth (NJ) 73 24. Nebraska (7-2) lost to Minnesota SOUTH sengill 0-1). Assists—Stetson 10 (Beach 4),
Navy 80, Delaware 65 85-78. Next: vs. Creighton, Saturday. Campbell 65, William Peace 36 Tennessee 9 (Westbrook 4). Fouled Out—Stet-
Quinnipiac 64, Dartmouth 59 25. Furman (9-0) did not play. Next: at Clemson 83, High Point 64 son Vincent, Rebounds—Stetson 26 (Sagerer
South Carolina Upstate, Saturday. Coastal Carolina 128, Meredith 39
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Saint Joseph’s 92, Princeton 82 6), Tennessee 40 (Davis 9). Total Fouls—Stet-
E. Kentucky 90, Kentucky Christian 35
St. Bonaventure 82, Siena 40
St. John’s 85, Mount St. Mary’s 71 Wyoming 73, Elon 73, Davidson 72
son 23, Tennessee 13. A—6,916.
Stony Brook 69, Manhattan 62 South Carolina 64 Florida 64, Bethune-Cookman 53 No. 18 South Carolina 80,
UConn 90, Lafayette 63 Florida St. 57, Mercer 56 LARAMIE, Wyo. — The
SOUTH CAROLINA (4-4): Silva 3-14 5-8
Georgia Tech 69, Alabama St. 42 Appalachian State 50
Villanova 69, Temple 59
Yale 97, Lehigh 87
11, Bryant 2-7 2-2 6, Kotsar 3-6 0-0 6, Lawson
NC State 83, Hampton 51 APPALACHIAN STATE (5-4): Gosnell Wyoming men’s basketball team overcame a sluggish start to finish with 12 points to
5-16 3-3 15, Moss 3-7 0-0 7, Frink 2-3 0-0 4, 3-11 4-7 11, Plummer 1-6 2-2 4, Polacek 2-8
Coastal Carolina 75, Hampton 66
Haase 3-8 2-2 8, Gravett 0-2 2-2 2, Campbell
North Carolina 82, UNC-Wilmington 55
South Alabama 72, Alabama 67 3-4 7, Story 4-14 1-2 11, Wilson 3-6 0-0 8, rattled a young South Carolina help Arkansas beat Colorado State on Wednesday
1-3 3-3 5. Totals 22-66 17-20 64. night for its sixth-straight win.
Duke 84, Hartford 54
WYOMING (3-6): Thompson 2-10 1-1 6,
South Carolina 80, Appalachian St. 50 Calder 0-1 0-0 0, Jeffery 1-1 1-4 3, Newton
0-0 0-0 0, Bigott 0-4 1-2 1, Craven 0-2 0-0 0, team with a stingy defense for
E. Kentucky 79, SC-Upstate 77 Tennessee 65, Stetson 55 Arkansas (6-1) led by as many as 22 points early
FAU 68, Mercer 64 Maldonado 3-11 1-3 9, Hendricks 5-8 1-2 16,
Redding 1-2 7-8 9, James 6-10 6-6 20, Porter
UAB 66, Samford 41 Hampton 0-1 0-2 0, Mathews 2-2 0-0 5, Totals
16-56 12-23 50.
a much-needed win on its home in the second half when the Rams (4-5) went on a 17-2
Louisiana-Lafayette 97, Loyola (NO) 84 Virginia 57, American U. 54
Louisville 86, Cent. Arkansas 41 1-2 0-0 2, Banks 0-1 0-0 0, Taylor 3-4 5-8 11.
Totals 21-48 21-28 73.
Wake Forest 69, Charlotte 43 SOUTH CAROLINA (5-4): Herbert Harri-
gan 4-5 0-0 8, Jennings 5-5 0-1 10, Cliney 3-4
court. run to make things interesting. After a timeout to regain
Morgan St. 74, Binghamton 68
NC State 100, W. Carolina 67 Halftime—South Carolina 37-33. 3-Point
William & Mary 65, Richmond 55
0-0 9, Cooper 3-7 0-0 9, Harris 3-6 0-0 8, Gris- Senior Justin James scored their composure, the Razorbacks came out refocused
Goals—South Carolina 3-20 (Lawson 2-9, sett 4-7 1-2 9, Jackson 1-5 0-0 3, Saxton 1-1 and reeled off 13 straight points to wrap up the win.
New Orleans 71, South Alabama 60
North Carolina 97, UNC-Wilmington 69 Moss 1-4, Gravett 0-1, Bryant 0-1, Kotsar 0-1,
Akron 67, St. Bonaventure 58
Creighton 66, Nebraska-Omaha 51
0-3 2, Wesolek 1-3 0-0 2, Williams 1-4 0-0 2, 20 points, grabbed 12 rebounds,
Cuevas-Moore 4-4 0-0 12, Henderson 1-4 1-2 Women
Old Dominion 71, William & Mary 53
Richmond 82, Coppin St. 47
Silva 0-2, Campbell 0-2), Wyoming 10-20
(Hendricks 5-8, James 2-2, Maldonado 2-4,
DePaul 76, Northwestern 60 4, Perry 1-4 0-0 2, Totals 32-59 2-8 80. and had five assists as Wyoming n No. 9 Tennessee 65, Stetson 55: At
E. Michigan 60, Detroit 53 Appalachian St. 15 12 12 11 —50
Stetson 68, W. Illinois 64 Thompson 1-5, Porter 0-1). Fouled Out—Por-
ter, Thompson, Bryant. Rebounds—South Car-
Ill.-Chicago 62, Evansville 54 South Carolina 27 26 22 5 —80 came back in the second half Knoxville, Tennessee, the Lady Volunteers avoided
The Citadel 127, Johnson & Wales (NC) 93 Illinois 75, Indiana St. 57
Tulane 87, UT Martin 74 olina 37 (Lawson 9), Wyoming 29 (James 12). Indiana 66, Butler 46
3-Point Goals—Appalachian St. 6-23
(Gosnell 1-6, Polacek 0-2, Story 2-4, Wilson to beat South Carolina 73-64 an embarrassing loss because its biggest weakness
Vanderbilt 79, Middle Tennessee 51 Assists—South Carolina 13 (Moss 4), Wyoming
Virginia Tech 89, VMI 68 14 (James 5). Total Fouls—South Carolina 23,
Iowa 73, Iowa St. 70
Kansas St. 73, Lamar 55
2-4, Bigott 0-4, Craven 0-2, Mathews 1-1),
South Carolina 14-28 (Cliney 3-3, Cooper
Wednesday night. became a strength at least for one night.
No. 9 Tennessee made 13 straight free-throw at-
Ball St. 75, Loyola of Chicago 69
Wyoming 20. A—3,657 (15,028). Miami (Ohio) 78, Cincinnati 65 3-6, Harris 2-4, Jackson 1-4, Wesolek 0-2, James scored 15 of his points tempts during a 22-0 run in the third quarter Wednes-
Butler 70, Brown 55 Vanderbilt 79, Michigan St. 102, Oakland 58
Minnesota 75, Incarnate Word 39
Cuevas-Moore 4-4, Henderson 1-2, Perry
0-3). Assists—Appalachian St. 9 (Polacek 3), in the second half to help Wy- day to rally for a victory against Stetson. Tennessee
Cleveland St. 82, Bowling Green 64
Ill.-Chicago 94, Illinois St. 75 Middle Tennessee 51 Nebraska 58, Kansas 52
Ohio 80, Purdue 73
South Carolina 20 (Harris 7). Rebounds—Ap-
palachian St. 27 (Gosnell 5), South Carolina 47 oming (3-6) overcome a 37-33 erased a 20-point deficit to produce the second-big-
Miami (Ohio) 65, Wright St. 62 MIDDLE TENNESSEE (3-6): Scurry 6-9
(Williams 8). Total Fouls—Appalachian St. 16,
Minnesota 85, Nebraska 78 2-6 14, Gamble 3-10 0-3 6, Green 6-16 4-4 18,
Johnson 1-9 3-6 5, Sims 1-3 0-0 2, Massenburg
Toledo 65, Cleveland St. 60
SOUTHWEST South Carolina 19. A—10,380. halftime deficit. The Cowboys gest comeback in school history.
Missouri St. 84, W. Kentucky 78 Tennessee (7-0) ended up shooting 25 of 30 from
N. Illinois 71, UC Davis 62 1-3 0-0 2, Hawthorne 0-0 0-0 0, Butler 0-1 0-0 North Texas 100, Houston Baptist 75
Oklahoma 65, Cent. Arkansas 52 South Alabama 72, opened the second half with
0, Miller 0-0 0-0 0, Farquhar 2-5 0-0 4, Mosley the foul line. The Lady Vols had been making just 58.9
North Texas 80, Indiana St. 69
Ohio St. 77, Illinois 67 0-0 0-0 0, Lewis 0-0 0-0 0, Crump 0-0 0-0 0. Utah St. 62, UTSA 56 Alabama 67 a 17-4 run thanks to a defense percent of their free throws before Wednesday.
Totals 20-56 9-19 51. FAR WEST
Purdue Fort Wayne 68, Akron 65
Rio Grande 70, North Dakota 56 VANDERBILT (6-2): Moyer 4-6 4-4 14, Arizona 100, Montana 51
SOUTH ALABAMA (7-0): Carter 2-4 0-0
4, Lewis 6-12 1-4 14, Jones 2-7 2-2 7, Kines that forced nine turnovers in the n No. 22 South Carolina 80, Appalachian
Colorado St. 65, N. Arizona 54
S. Illinois 61, Saint Louis 56
Toledo 101, Detroit 57
Ryan 3-5 1-1 9, Shittu 6-13 3-4 15, Lee 2-9 2-2
7, Toye 2-3 2-2 6, Brown 2-4 0-0 5, Nesmith New Mexico 69, UTEP 51
5-12 4-6 17, Telemaque 8-13 2-6 19, Centers
1-1 0-2 2, Hall 1-2 0-0 2, Morrow 1-3 2-2 4, first 6-plus minutes and extend- State 50: At Columbia, South Carolina, Bianca Cue-
Xavier 82, Ohio 61 3-4 2-2 9, Wetzell 1-3 2-2 5, Hunt 0-0 0-0 0, Pepperdine 68, Weber St. 47
San Francisco 86, Sacramento St. 75
Sykes 1-2 0-0 3, Totals 27-56 11-22 72.
ALABAMA (5-4): Knight 1-2 0-0 2, Walker
ed their lead to as many as 12 vas-Moore scored 12 points on four 3-pointers, Alexis
SOUTHWEST Rice 0-0 0-0 0, Evans 3-8 2-2 9. Totals 26-55 Jennings sank all five of her shots for 10 points and
Florida Gulf Coast 96, Oral Roberts 76 18-19 79. Washington 69, Ohio St. 59 4-10 1-2 11, Johnson 3-10 4-4 11, Lewis 6-12
4-7 18, Wade 5-12 2-3 13, Benjamin 2-11 2-2
points. The Gamecocks could No. 22 South Carolina beat Appalachian State on
TCU 67, SMU 59
Texas State 61, Texas A&M-CC 55
Halftime—Vanderbilt 42-21. 3-Point
Goals—Middle Tennessee 2-14 (Green 2-8,
The AP Women’s 8, Copeland 1-2 0-0 2, Craig Cruce 0-3 2-2 2, get no closer than two posses- Wednesday night.
Texas Tech 65, Ark.-Pine Bluff 47
Tulsa 74, Oklahoma St. 71
Johnson 0-2, Sims 0-2, Gamble 0-2), Vander- Top 25 Fared Abrams 0-2 0-0 0, Barber 0-0 0-0 0, Totals 22-
64 15-20 67. sions the rest of the game. The Gamecocks hit six 3-pointers in the first
bilt 9-21 (Moyer 2-3, Ryan 2-4, Brown 1-1, Wet- Wednesday South Alabama 9 22 18 23 —72
VCU 54, Texas 53
zell 1-2, Nesmith 1-2, Evans 1-3, Lee 1-3, Shittu
0-3). Rebounds—Middle Tennessee 30 (Gam-
1. UConn (8-0) did not play. Next: vs.
Seton Hall, Saturday.
Alabama 18 10 17 22 —67 “Tonight I told our guys I quarter for a 27-15 lead, and made six more 3-pointers
Air Force 73, Denver 65 ble 8), Vanderbilt 32 (Nesmith 8). Assists—Mid- 2. Notre Dame (7-1) did not play. Next: at
3-Point Goals—South Alabama 7-18
thought this was a very smart by the intermission for a 26-point lead. Doniyah Cliney
(Lewis 1-2, Jones 1-4, Kines 3-8, Telemaque
Arkansas 98, Colorado St. 74 dle Tennessee 8 (Farquhar 3), Vanderbilt 13 Toledo, Saturday. and Te’a Cooper each made three 3-pointers in the
BYU 95, Utah St. 80 (Evans, Lee 3). Total Fouls—Middle Tennessee 3. Oregon (7-0) did not play. Next: at
1-1, Morrow 0-1, Sykes 1-2), Alabama 8-31
(Walker 2-6, Johnson 1-6, Lewis 2-4, Wade
performance by us, and I half as South Carolina was 12 of 18 from distance and
CS Northridge 76, Cal State San Marcos 72 Michigan State, Sunday.
Fresno St. 71, Weber St. 52
19, Vanderbilt 16. A—8,513 (14,316).
4. Baylor (7-0) did not play. Next: vs.
1-5, Benjamin 2-7, Craig Cruce 0-3). As- thought we did a great job ad- shot 65 percent from the field.
Gonzaga 81, Washington 79 Southeastern Conference Morehead State, Wednesday, Dec. 12.
sists—South Alabama 11 (Kines 5), Alabama
12 (Wade 5). Fouled Out—Alabama Wade. justing a little bit on the fly de- All 13 players for South Carolina (5-4) scored,
Long Beach St. 82, S. Utah 71 5. Louisville (9-0) did not play. Next: vs.
Loyola Marymount 59, Cal St.-Fullerton 49 Men No. 19 Kentucky, Sunday.
Rebounds—South Alabama 37 (Lewis 9), Al-
abama 39 (Wade 8). Total Fouls—South Ala- fensively and offensively,” Wyo- with the five starters scoring at least eight. The Game-
Pacific 74, Texas of the Permian Basin 69 Conf. Pct. Overall Pct. 6. Mississippi State (8-0) did not play. bama 17, Alabama 20. A—4,149. cocks finished 14 of 28 from distance for the sec-
Portland St. 87, Portland 78 Kentucky 0-0 .000 7-1 .875 Next: vs. No. 18 Marquette, Thursday. ming coach Allen Edwards said. ond-most 3-pointers in the Dawn Staley era.
San Diego 73, San Diego St. 61
San Francisco 79, California 60
Auburn 0-0 .000
Mississippi State 0 -0 .000
7. Maryland (8-0) did not play. Next: vs.
James Madison, Saturday. SEC Women Jake Hendricks contributed
UC Irvine 69, California Baptist 66 Tennessee 0-0 .000 6-1 .857 8. Oregon State (6-1) did not play. Next: Conf. Pct. Overall Pct. Tyasha Harris had seven of South Carolina’s 20
Washington St. 90, Idaho 70 Arkansas 0-0 .000 6-1 .857 vs. Santa Clara, Sunday. Kentucky 0-0 .000 8-0 1.000 16 points, and TJ Taylor 11 for assists.
9. Tennessee (7-0) beat Stetson 65-55. Mississippi State 0-0 .000 8-0 1.000
Wyoming 73, South Carolina 64 LSU 0-0 .000 6-2 .750
Next: at No. 12 Texas, Sunday. Tennessee 0-0 .000 7-0 1.000 Wyoming, which made 10 of 20 Lainey Gosnell and Madi Story each scored 11
The Associated Press Vanderbilt
Ole Miss
0-0 .000
0-0 .000
10. N.C. State (9-0) beat Hampton 83-51. Auburn 0-0 .000 6-1 .857
3-pointers on the night. points for Appalachian State (5-4), which was outre-
Next: at Georgetown, Saturday. Missouri 0-0 .000 6-2 .750
Men’s Top 25 Fared Georgia 0-0 .000 5-3 .625 11. Stanford (6-1) did not play. Next: vs. LSU 0-0 .000 4-2 .667 South Carolina (4-4) was led
bounded 47-27 and outscored 28-16 in the paint.
Wednesday Alabama 0-0 .000 5-3 .625 No. 4 Baylor, Saturday, Dec. 15. n South Alabama 72, Alabama 67: At
Texas A&M 0-0 .000 4-2 .667
1. Gonzaga (9-0) beat Washington 81-79.
Next: vs. No. 7 Tennessee, Sunday.
0-0 .000
0-0 .000
12. Texas (7-1) did not play. Next: vs. No.
9 Tennessee, Sunday. Arkansas 0-0 .000 6-3 .667 by A.J. Lawson’s 15 points and Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Damaya Telemaque had
2. Kansas (7-0) did not play. Next: vs.
New Mexico State, Saturday.
Missouri 0-0 .000 5-3 .625 13. California (7-0) did not play. Next: at
Saint Mary’s, Saturday.
0-0 .000 6-3
0-0 .000 5-4
. 6 67
nine rebounds. Chris Silva had a game-high 19 points Wednesday to lead the
South Carolina 0-0 .000 4-4 .500
3. Duke (8-1) beat Hartford 84-54. Next: Texas A&M 0-0 .000 3-4 .429 14. Minnesota (8-0) beat Incarnate Word South Carolina 0-0 .000 5-4 .556 11 points and eight rebounds. Jaguars to their first win in Tuscaloosa and their
vs. Yale, Saturday. 75-39. Next: at Boston College, Sunday. Vanderbilt 0-0 .000 3-3 .375 first victory against a Southeastern Conference
4. Virginia (8-0) did not play. Next: vs. Wednesday’s Games 15. Syracuse (8-2) beat Maryland- Ole Miss 0-0 .000 3-6 .333 The Gamecocks, who started opponent since 2010.
Eastern Shore 96-51. Next: vs. Niagara,
VCU, Sunday.
5. Michigan (9-0) did not play. Next: vs.
Vanderbilt 79, Middle Tennessee 51
Wyoming 73, South Carolina 64
Monday, Dec. 17.
Florida 0-0 .000 2-6 .250
three freshmen, converted just Shaforia Kines added 17 points for South Ala-
16. Iowa (7-2) beat Iowa State 73-30.
South Carolina, Saturday.
6. Nevada (8-0) did not play. Next: vs. No.
Arkansas 98, Colorado State 74 Next: vs. IUPUI, Saturday. Wednesday’s Games 3 of 20 of their 3-point attempts. bama (7-0), which is off to its second-best start in
Today’s Games South Alabama 72, Alabama 67
20 Arizona State, Friday. 17. Arizona State (5-2) did not play. Next:
Tennessee 65, Stetson 55
n Vanderbilt 769, Middle Tennessee 51: At program history. The 1984-1985 team started the
No games scheduled vs. Southern University, Friday.
7. Tennessee (6-1) did not play. Next: vs.
Friday’s Game 18. Marquette (6-1) did not play. Next: at Florida 64, Bethune-Cookman 53 Nashville, Tennessee, Bryce Drew didn’t like Vander- season 12-0 before it suffered its first loss.
No. 1 Gonzaga, Sunday. No. 6 Mississippi State, Thursday.
8. Auburn (7-1) did not play. Next: vs. Oral Roberts at Missouri, 6 p.m. (SEC Network) South Carolina 80, Appalachian State 50 bilt’s defensive effort four days ago. Jordan Lewis had 18 points in her first game
Saturday’s Games 19. Kentucky (8-0) did not play. Next: vs. Today’s Games
Dayton, Saturday.
South Carolina at Michigan, 11 a.m. (FS1) Rhode Island, Thursday. Rhode Island at Kentucky, 6 p.m. But the Commodores coach was much happier back from an injury for Alabama (5-4), which lost on
9. Kentucky (7-1) did not play. Next: vs. 20. DePaul (6-3) beat Northwestern
Seton Hall, Saturday. Michigan State at Florida, 11 a.m. (WCBI)
76-60. Next: at Oklahoma, Sunday.
Texas A&M at Houston, 6 p.m. (ESPN2) after his team’s victory against Middle Tennessee. The its 12th-annual 5th Grade Fastbreak game at Cole-
Kentucky vs. Seton Hall, 11 a.m. (WLOV) Auburn at Saint Joseph’s 6 p.m.
10. Michigan State (7-2) did not play.
Western Kentucky at Arkansas, 2:30 p.m. 21. Drake (8-1) did not play. Next: at Blue Raiders hit only 36 percent from the floor. man Coliseum.
Next: at Florida, Saturday. South Dakota State, Saturday. Vanderbilt at Ball State, 6 p.m.
11. Florida State (7-1) did not play. Next:
(SEC Network)
22. South Carolina (5-4) beat Marquette at Mississippi State, 7 p.m. The Commodores (6-2), who lost point guard “Today was tough,” Alabama coach Kristy Cur-
Mississippi State vs. Clemson, 3 p.m. (ESPN2)
vs. UConn, Saturday. Boston College at Texas A&M, 5 p.m. Appalachian State 80-50. Next: at Duke, UMKC at Missouri, 7 p.m. Darius Garland to a season-ending knee injury on No- ry said. “There was no way to validate it and we lost
12. Wisconsin (8-1) did not play. Next: at Sunday. Friday’s Games vember 23, rebounded from Saturday’s loss to North
Marquette, Saturday.
(SEC Network)
23. Missouri (6-2) did not play. Next: vs. No games scheduled
to a really good South Alabama team. I thought that
Ole Miss at Illinois State, 7 p.m. Carolina State.
13. Texas Tech (8-0) beat Arkansas-Pine Dayton at Auburn, 7:30 p.m. (SEC Network)
UMKC, Thursday. Saturday’s Games we really missed a lot of shots, but I loved our effort
Bluff 65-47. Next: vs. Northwestern State, 24. Gonzaga (8-1) did not play. Next: vs. Middle Tennessee (3-6) missed 12 of 14 3-point-
Sunday’s Games Washington State, Sunday.
Arkansas at Abilene Christian, 1 p.m. and energy. We had 64 shot attempts to their 56, but
Arizona at Alabama, Noon (ESPN) Tulane at Alabama, 2 p.m.
14. North Carolina (7-2) beat UNC Incarnate Word at LSU, 1 p.m. (SEC Network)
25. Miami (7-2) did not play. Next: vs. New
Savannah State at Ole Miss, 2 p.m.
ers and never got closer than 19 in the second half. we just missed a lot of looks and sometimes it just
Orleans, Sunday.
Wilmington 97-69. Next: vs. No. 1 Gonzaga, Tennessee vs. Gonzaga, 2 p.m. (ESPN) Central Arkansas at Texas A&M, 2 p.m. n Arkansas 98, Colorado State 74: At Fort doesn’t go in the basket. We just have to continue to
Saturday, Dec. 15.
Wednesday’s Women’s Sunday’s Games Collins, Colorado, Nearly a dozen NBA scouts stay positive. It was just a tough day.”
15. Virginia Tech (7-1) beat VMI 89-68.
Next: vs. S.C. State, Sunday.
No. 11 Tennessee 65, Tennessee at Texas, Noon (ESPN2)
showed up to catch a glimpse Arkansas big man Dan- Shaquera Wade had 13 points, eight rebounds,
16. Kansas State (6-1) did not play. Next: Major Scores Stetson 55 Florida A&M at Florida, 1 p.m.
iel Gafford. and five assists, and Cierra Johnson and Jasmine
at Tulsa, Saturday. EAST STETSON (1-7): Sagerer 8-16 3-3 19, Kentucky at Louisville, 1 p.m.
17. Buffalo (8-0) beat Le Moyne 89-55. Army 62, Fairleigh Dickinson 40 Vincent 0-3 0-0 0, Beach 2-8 1-1 5, Henry (ACC Network Extra) He delivered. So did guard Jalen Harris — with Walker had 11 points for Alabama, which will play
Next: at St. Bonaventure, Saturday. CCSU 60, Albany (NY) 53 4-14 0-0 9, Walters 7-12 0-0 17, Lentz 1-1 0-0 South Carolina at Duke, 1 p.m.
18. Iowa (6-2) did not play. Next: vs. Iowa Cal St.-Fullerton 61, Columbia 58 2, Davis 1-1 0-0 3, Fizouaty 0-2 0-0 0, Totals (ACC Network Extra) pinpoint pass after pass. host to Tulane at 2 p.m. Saturday for its Teddy Bear
State, Thursday. Colgate 61, Mass.-Lowell 52 23-57 4-4 55. Missouri at Saint Louis, 5 p.m. Harris had a career-high 12 assists and Gafford Toss game.

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The victory came his career, was shooting Bulldogs a versatile per-
against an opponent that 45.6 percent from the field former who can create off
was without two starters. through eight games. This the dribble. This season,
Still, it came in a hostile year’s team is hitting 52.3 she is showing the signs of
environment, one in which percent from the field and becoming more consistent
MSU suffered its last 39.3 percent from 3-point in the mid-range game.
non-conference loss. The range. Both numbers are In shooting 61.5 percent
fact that Holmes led the an improvement from last from the field, the transfer
way with 17 points showed season. from Arkansas, who didn’t
this year’s team is indeed “I think that is the join the Bulldogs until
different and, like many uniqueness of this team this point last season, has
are suggesting, has the po- right now is we take what been one of the team’s best
tential to be better than the people give us,” Schaefer stories.
senior-laden group squad said Nov. 29 after a victory The continued matura-
led by Victoria Vivians, against Little Rock. “I tion of Bre’Amber Scott,
Roshunda Johnson, Blair thought (against Little Jessika Carter, Myah
Schaefer, and Morgan Rock) we took what they Taylor, and Xaria Wiggins
William. gave us. I thought Teaira only will bolster a lineup
The conversation played with a lot of energy that just could turn out to
starts with Holmes, who early. I think they both be even deeper than the
was steady last season (played with a lot of energy 2017-18 squad.
in her backup role to early). When you have 15, Count on the Bulldogs
William. Through eight nine and I think Chloe to get there because
games last season, had eight, so you have 32 Schaefer knows it is harder
Holmes was scoring 5.4 rebounds between three to stay on top once you
points per game and players. That is pretty get there. That’s why he
was shooting 40 percent good. But that’s kids com- is going to push all of his
from the field. She also peting.” players to continue to get
had 33 assists and nine McCowan continues
better to help this year’s
turnovers. Coupled with to be a double-double ma-
team write a different
William (43 assists, eight chine. The 6-foot-7 senior
ending to a championship
turnovers), the Bulldogs center is shooting 70.5 per-
run. That work just might
had two point guards who cent from the field, which
begin with Howard, who is
enabled the Bulldogs to is an increase from 61.4
shooting a career-best 46.9
get the most out of nearly percent last season. That
percent from the field and
every possession. number could go even
is second on the team in
This season, Holmes higher if you consider the
has raised her level of play. majority of the teams in the scoring.
The senior is averaging Southeastern Conference “She has added the
6.9 ppg. and is shooting likely won’t double- and range to her game. She
51.3 percent from the field. triple-team her. has the 15-foot shot to her
She also has 36 assists and Bibby and Danberry game. She needs to add
eight turnovers. Those also are have blossoming getting to the rim explo-
numbers aren’t drastically in bigger roles. Bibby shot sively to her game and
different from her junior 39.6 percent from the field then when people help off
season, but the changes and 35.7 percent from can she find that next per-
reflect the leadership 3-point range last season in son. It is hard to do that.
Holmes is providing. her first year in Starkville. She has been here three
MSU enters the game This season, Bibby is a months.”
against Marquette with prime example of the Bull- Three months isn’t a
four players averaging dou- dogs taking what defenses long time, but she and
ble figures. Andra Espino- give them because she is the Bulldogs have made
za-Hunter is right behind usually open on the wing significant improvement
McCowan (18.6 ppg.), when teammates penetrate in that time. That develop-
Anriel Howard (12.8), and kick the ball out for an ment makes the rest of the
Chloe Bibby (12.6), and open shot. Bibby has been marathon even more fun to
Jordan Danberry (11.1) at converting most of those see how much better MSU
9.6. The Bulldogs also are passes by hitting 54.3 per- will get.
averaging 93.8 ppg., which cent from the field and 57.9
eclipses the mark of 82.5 at percent from 3-point range. Adam Minichino is
this point last season. She has been ready and sports editor of The
If you recall, last willing to shoot with a form Dispatch. You can email
season’s team, which that looks a little quicker him at aminichino@
Schaefer said was his from last season. Follow him
highest-scoring squad in Danberry gives the on Twitter @ctsportseditor.
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who worked for Carlisle, Short School baseball what it is.” ‘Oh God, here we go.’ He had a ship. He said Carlisle instilled a you care for them and want what
has plenty off stories. One of the Michael Bradley, the former look on his face and I had heard lot of values in kids that people is best for them they will do
first he remembers is the time football coach at New Hope High how hard he was and I was kind take with them long after the almost anything for you. I am
he ejected Carlisle. It is the only who is now football coach at of bracing myself for it. He gets get through playing high school quite certain those kids felt that
time he has ejected a coach in South Pontotoc High, also has five to 10 feet from me and he sports. Bradley said he is quite and believed in him because he
his years as an official for base- plenty of stories about working says, ‘Let me tell you something certain coach Carlisle influenced believed in them as people.”
ball, softball, and football. for Carlisle as an umpire in here.’ He is waving his arms and a lot of good men due to them Unfortunately, Carlisle never
But just as Carlisle would District 4. Bradley said Carlisle I say, ‘Wait a minute coach,’ and having played baseball for him. officially joined the ranks of um-
come out to argue a call he would never run to confront he says, ‘That was a great call.’ “Coach Carlisle genuinely pires in District 4. He remained
thought was incorrect, he would an umpire. He said he would He is waving his arms and he is cared for other people,” said a presence at Starkville High’s
acknowledge your hard work, walk down from third base to turned away from the crowd to Bradley, who also became a baseball field following his re-
even if he had to use a little trick- home plate or out to the field make all of these people happy. business partner with Carlisle tirement. Carlisle even traveled
ery. Short said he recalls a few to have his say. When Carlisle He said, ‘I don’t think they think for three years. “He would give with Bradley to attend Ole Miss
occasions when Carlisle would arrived, Bradley said he might was a great call, but I think it was you the shirt off his back to give games for The Dispatch. Wher-
come out to talk to him after a be animated or wave his hands a great call.’ ... He walked back you a chance to do better or if it ever he went, Carlisle was an
close play. He said Carlisle could to show the fans he was sticking from home plate to the third base would help you. I never played ambassador for Starkville High
be animated, but he always was up for his players, but he usually coaching box and I sat there and for him. I had a chance to build and its baseball program. Like
respectful and made sure to had something good to say to an watched him walk back and I a personal friendship with him. all great coaches, he demanded
praise an umpire if he thought umpire. wondered what in the world just But kids know whether you care your best and expected nothing
they made the right call. “One of the first times when I happened.” about them or not. I am quite less. The state has lost a giant.
“He was passionate and emo- was umpiring in District 4, I was Bradley said you always could certain the kids who played for
tional during the game, but when behind the plate and they were expect Carlisle’s baseball teams him knew he genuinely cared Adam Minichino is sports
the game was over it was over,” batting and I called a kid out,” to be very disciplined, to play ex- about their well being and that editor of The Dispatch. You
Short said. “He was a good guy. Bradley said. “Coach Carlisle tremely hard, to be well coached, he wanted them to become can reach him at aminichino@
He loved the kids He loved the comes walking up there. As he to know the fundamentals, and better baseball players but better Follow him on
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Comics & Puzzles
Dear Abby
EAR ABBY: I I asked my them descend upon you.
gave birth to mother to change DEAR ABBY: Because my
my daughter her flights and husband and I are reaching
three months come in after advanced years, we know we
ago, after 44 the holiday, only will soon have to downsize to
grueling hours of to be met with a senior living facility. In an-
labor. My mother, the accusation ticipation, we have begun dis-
assuming I would “you’re being tributing keepsakes we have
want her in the selfish” from her accumulated over the years.
delivery room, and my stepfa- Many were gifts with special
ther. How do I tell meaning. Some are heirlooms
booked her flight,
them that I don’t that have been passed down
flew across the want them here from previous generations.
ZITS country and
stayed at my
for Christmas When I helped my son with
while minimizing his garage sale recently, I was
house without hurt feelings? shocked to discover several
asking when I’d — PUSHED TOO of the keepsakes on display. I
like her to come FAR IN PENNSYL- didn’t know how to react, but
to help me.
Dear Abby
VANIA I did speak to him about it.
During her DEAR Apparently, he doesn’t value
stay, she made comments PUSHED: It appears you not them! How should I handle fu-
about how she had flown only have a pushy mother, but ture distribution of keepsakes,
2,000 miles to “dog-sit” for also one who has no filter. as there are more of them,
me, that she knew she wasn’t When she made the com- some of which I had intended
wanted, and had she known ments she did when she came for him and his family? Appar-
my daughter wasn’t going to to “help” after the delivery, did ently, his wife and son also
come on time (I was induced), you tell her how offended you have no interest in them. —
she wouldn’t have “wasted her were? Or were you so weak SENTIMENTAL IN WISCONSIN
vacation” to fly in early. The from the struggle to give life DEAR SENTIMENTAL: You
GARFIELD entire visit was miserable. that you wilted? If you didn’t now have two choices. You can
Without consulting my tell her how you felt, you have either give the items as gifts
husband and me, she has a communication problem. to other family members, after
now booked a flight to come Give your mother one more first ensuring that they will be
and stay with us for Christ- chance. Welcome her and your appreciated and treasured, or
mas. Christmas is my favorite stepfather at Christmas and, sell them and use the money
holiday, and I’m dreading the if she makes a demeaning or to cover any expenses that
thought of her being here and unkind comment, CALL her on may come up in the future.
worried this visit will be just as it! And when you do, tell her P.S. If they have historical
awful as the last. I’d like my that in the future you and your value, consider donating them
daughter’s first Christmas to husband prefer to invite your to a museum or your state
be a happy occasion. houseguests rather than have historical society.

TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Dec. TAURUS (April 20-May are part of the recipe, too), but
6). Don’t worry about being he- 20). Anyone not at the meeting don’t dwell there. Life is mostly
roic. Heroism is the byproduct gets talked about. So go to sweet!
of doing the right thing con- the meeting. It will show your LEO (July 23-Aug. 22).
sistently. That’s the true aim solidarity with the group. Maybe You’ll advise and be advised
of your heart so you can’t go lower your expectations first. It today. A good thing to keep in
wrong. More highlights: the pur- could get boring. Little will be mind is that no single piece of
chase of property, a leadership decided or learned. Go anyway. advice fits every person. Even if
role in which you share what GEMINI (May 21-June 21). it were the soundest and best
inspires you, inspiring others It’s one thing to accept that line of thought in the entire
along the way, and countless you’re human and you’ve made world, it still wouldn’t be right
escapades with a jolly friend. mistakes and quite another for all.
Pisces and Scorpio adore you. to actually love your mistakes VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22).
Your lucky numbers are: 8, 20, because they contributed to Because you want to experi-
BABY BLUES 7, 22 and 19.
ARIES (March 21-April
who you are. Also, no one can
(or wants to) relate to seeming-
ence more, you’ll meet different
sorts of people and let them in-
19). Tune into the subtleties ly flawless people. fluence you, all the while never
of your language. Avoid using CANCER (June 22-July losing sight of who you are. You
words that convey pessimism, 22). Good living is like good can do this because your roots
cynicism or sarcasm. Ditch the chocolate; there’s a little grow deep.
negativity, not because others bitterness in there but not too LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23).
are listening, but because you much. Acknowledge and explore No one likes being in environ-
are. your negative feelings (they ments they can’t, at least to
some extent, control. An envi-
ronment has become stifling.
You may resent having to be
there. But you can influence
this place. Look for ways. There
are untried options.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov.
BEETLE BAILEY 21). Unencumbered people
move quickly. Something is
weighing you down. Throw the
baggage overboard. A person
without baggage is a person
who will soon be getting new
Dec. 21). While there’s nothing
less funny than a person trying
too hard to be funny, you ap-
preciate the effort. In this and
other ways, people will try to
impress you. It’s flattering.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan.
MALLARD FILLMORE 19). Each phase of the day has
a gift. Morning gives you your
freshest mind. Afternoon gives
you a body warmed up and
ready for the hardest thing it
has to do today. Night gives you
the need to give and receive for
loving comfort.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb.
18). There is no “perfect.” And
if there were, it would only close
your mind to new ideas and
standards. Instead of seeking
the ideal, seek a solution that’s
as quirky and flexible as you
PISCES (Feb. 19-March
20). You may be agitated by
today’s sky because it calls
for more honesty than you feel
would be kind. Perhaps the
poet Kahlil Gibran can help: “If
indeed you must be candid, be
candid beautifully.”

The Dispatch • Thursday, December 6, 2018 5B

Business moves with Mary

New restaurant open in Columbus
Plus: Monograms Plus more from 5:30-11 a.m.
Also in Columbus,
fore Christmas, Gable
said she is running
moves online Monograms Plus, 1807
Highway 45 N., is pre-
various discounts and
specials on everything

here’s a new home-cooked paring for its moving in-store, even fixtures
country restaurant open in sale. Owner Paula and furniture. Mono- Sudoku YESTERDAY’S ANSWER
Columbus. Gable started her mono-
gramming business
gramming Plus is open Sudoku
Sudoku is a number-
4 1 8 9 7 5 3 6 2
Joyce’s Kountry Kitchen, 301 Monday through Friday placing puzzle
Sudoku based on
is a number-
Tuscaloosa Road, had its grand more than 20 years from 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. a 9x9 grid
placing with based
puzzle severalon 3 9 2 6 8 1 7 4 5

2018 Conceptis Puzzles, Dist. by King Features Syndicate, Inc.
opening today at 5:30 a.m. in ago in her home. Gable and Saturdays from 10 agiven
9x9 grid with several
numbers. The object 6 7 5 2 4 3 8 9 1
the old Cattelemen’s Restaurant expanded her business given numbers.
is to place The object
the numbers
a.m.-5 p.m. 9 5 6 8 2 7 4 1 3
location. to brick-and-mortar, but is
1 to place
to 9 the
in the numbers
empty spaces
Mary Pollitz Over in West Point, 8 4 7 1 3 9 5 2 6
has now poised “mov- 1sotothat
9 ineach
the empty spaces
row, each
Owner Joyce Alexander, who if you’re looking for em- so that each row, each
ing sale” signs in her column and each 3x3 box 1 2 3 4 5 6 9 7 8
has more than 30 years of experi- ployment, a new staff- column
store’s windows. Now, Monograms contains the same3x3
and each box
number 2 8 9 3 6 4 1 5 7
ence in the restaurant industry, is ing company opened last month. contains the same number
Plus is moving strictly online. only once. The difficulty
7 3 1 5 9 2 6 8 4
offering customers classic break- “We’re excited about this transi- Onin Staffing, 6683 Highway only once. The difficulty
level increases from
fast and lunch every day. level increases from 5 6 4 7 1 8 2 3 9
tion and this new phase in the jour- 45 Alt. S., is open Monday through Monday to Sunday.
Monday to Sunday.
Customers can find coun- Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Difficulty Level 12/05

ney,” Gable said. “We hope these
try-style breakfast and a lunch last few weeks will be enjoyable for The company is based in Bir-
buffet Sunday through Friday from our staff and our customers as the mingham, Alabama with more than
5:30 a.m.-2 p.m. On Saturdays, you holidays are approaching, and ev- 100 branches nationwide, primarily
can come in for a breakfast buffet eryone is in the mood for shopping in the Southeast.
with biscuits, hickory-smoked and finding the perfect gift.” Got business tips? Email them to
meats, lemon-pepper chicken and From now until a few days be-

Business Briefs
Zaiontz awarded for her outstanding tions for her tify women who possess
Agnes Zaiontz, Busi- contributions to rural leadership, leadership skills, the abil-
ness Manager of the Ten- tourism and her years of contribu- ity to effect change in the
nessee-Tom- support since the incep- tions and industry, a willingness
bigbee tion of the conference. impact in to share their expertise
Waterway the finan- with other women, and
Develop- Phillips-Gaines named cial advice are committed to giving
industry. back to the community.
ment Au-
thority, was
Women to Watch Phillips-
Each of Gaines Phillips-Gaines will
awarded honoree the advis- publicly receive her
the first Lynn Phillips-Gaines ers and executives who award at the fourth
ever David Zaiontz of Starkville has been made the fourth annual annual InvestmentNews
Otto Leg- recognized by Invest- InvestmentNews Women Women to Watch Lun-
acy Award by the Ala- mentNews as a 2018 to Watch list were chosen cheon on March 14 at
bama-Mississippi-Tennes- Women to Watch honor- from a rigorous selection Ziegfeld Ballroom in New
see Rural Tourism Board ee. As one of the 20 pres- process designed to iden- York City.
at the Rural Tourism tigious winners, she was
Conference in October. chosen from more than
Zaiontz was recognized several hundred nomina-

Historic 1920s Delta Queen
riverboat can cruise again
Riverboat was sidelined in 2008
by a federal law prohibiting overnight
excursions on wooden vessels ACROSS
1 Take on
By JIM SALTER itself is undergoing repairs 6 Letter flourish
The Associated Press 11 Hawaiian island
in Houma, Louisiana. The 12 Cookout spot
upgrade will include re- 13 Moving about
ST. LOUIS — After a
placing boilers original 14 Skilled
decade in dock, the histor-
to the boat, along with 15 Infant outfit
ic 1920s-era Delta Queen
riverboat will cruise again. generators, plumbing, the 17 Pound sound
steam line and heating and 19 Cozy retreat
President Donald
air conditioning. The total 20 Bran bit
Trump signed legislation 23 Gangster’s gun
on Tuesday authorizing the cost is estimated at $10 mil-
25 Hide, in a way
285-foot-long riverboat im- lion to $12 million.
26 Askew
mortalized in poems and The company expects 28 Like some wines
songs to cruise again along to begin three-, five- and 29 Chant
the Mississippi and several seven-day cruises on the 30 Workout unit
other rivers. Mississippi, Ohio, Ten- 31 Some crime
The Delta Queen was nessee, Cumberland, evidence 2 “— Kapital” Whitehall
sidelined in 2008 by a Kanawha, Arkansas and Get promoted? Win an award? 32 Army bases: 3 Not conforming 24 New England
federal law prohibiting Illinois rivers in 2020. The Send us your business brief. Abbr. 4 Aspirin target catch
overnight excursions on 33 Hogwarts
wooden vessels. Both U.S.
Delta Queen is expected grounds-keeper
5 Fed up with 25 Diner sandwich
6 Iberian nation 27 Furious
senators from Missouri
to visit more than 80 ports
subject: Business brief 35 November 7 Walk in water 31 Stunned states
each year. birthstone
— Democrat Claire Mc- 8 Snacked 33 Hind’s mate
Caskill and Republican 38 Humiliate 9 Try the tea 34 Alpine goat
Roy Blunt — co-sponsored 41 Love to pieces 10 Blazing 35 PC key
a bill to allow the exemp- 42 Arrive 16 Looking for 36 Lyric poem
43 Sugar source 17 Cheering loudly 37 “Lenore” writer
tion, which requires mod-
44 Business 18 Blush kin 39 Attack command
ifications to the wooden bigwigs
portions of the vessel, most 20 Obsolete 40 Print units
of which are cabins and 21 “— we all?”
DOWN 22 Whitewalls, in
public areas. The hull is al- 1 Alias letters
ready steel.
“Today marks the be-
ginning of a new chapter in
American steamboat his-
tory,” Leah Ann Ingram,
vice president of the Delta
Queen Steamboat Co., said
in a statement. “This was
the first big step in return-
ing the Delta Queen to the
waterways, where she be-
The Delta Queen began
operation in 1927. Passen-
gers have included pres-
idents Herbert Hoover,
Harry Truman and Jimmy
Carter. It served as a naval
ship during World War II
and is designated as a Na-
tional Historic Landmark.
The Delta Queen
Steamboat Co. is based
in Kimmswick, Missouri,
near St. Louis, but the boat Log cabin
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signed Trustee so to do, too small. 549-7031.
or 662-549-2902
“A cut above the rest” Firewood / Fuel 4450 1 Bedrooms 3 BEDROOMS um credit/income re-
quirements. Military
CORINNE RENEA HAR- I will on the 13th day of 2 Bedroooms families welcome. Move
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and as NEXT FRIEND of
December, 2018, offer SUGGS CONSTRUCTION
for sale at public outcry Building, remodeling,
Good Things To Eat 2150 Various lengths. 3 Bedrooms in ready. Dep $500 plus
Take down
the Minor Child and sell during legal 662-295-2274 DEPOSIT first month’s rent. Hot
hours between the
metal roofing, painting
& all home repairs.
754 Pecan Drive
Furnished & AND
tub, detached apart-
ment, & large wired that “for rent”
CAUSE NO.: 2018-17- hours of 11:00 A.M.
and 4:00 P.M., at the
662-242-3471 Starkville, MS Furniture 4480 Unfurnished CREDIT CHECK
shop. Contact James
main front door of the
Tom Hatcher, LLC
Custom cracking,
shelling, & blowing your
sofas with dual re- 1, 2, & 3 Baths
Thompson @ 662-574-
6269. sign and get
County Courthouse of
Lowndes County, at Custom Construction,
Restoration, Remodel-
pecans. We also sell
shelled, halved, &
cliners, new, burgundy, Lease, Deposit 662-329-2323 Houses For Rent: South 7140 fast results
Columbus, Mississippi,
ing, Repair, Insurance pieces! 662-574-1660.
oxblood. Barely used!
Purchase price was & Credit Check
for cash to the highest
and best bidder, the fol- claims. 662-364-1769. $2400. Will sell both for 2411 HWY 45 N 2BR/2BA, 2300 sqft,
with an easy
Licensed & Bonded very nice w/ 2 car gar-
lowing described land General Help Wanted 3200 $1800 or $900/$1000
COLUMBUS, MS age, lg back yard. Pets
TO: Jason M. Blanchette and property, situated in
Lowndes County, Mis- General Services 1360 Accountant Position -
sep. Serious inquires
only. H 662-798-4375 need approval. $1,050 classified ad.
Columbus A/R, A/P, or C 662-574-0369. per mo + dep. 662-574-
You have been made a sissippi, to-wit: Apts For Rent: Other 7080 Commercial Property For 7879 or 662-328-8655.
Respondent in the suit
filed in this Court by
A tract of land being loc- SONS
Payroll, Sales Tax,
Journal Entries, Recon- General Merchandise 4600 1BR/1BA in Historic Rent 7100
Houses For Rent: Starkville
Call today
David Lee Harrell and ated in the West half $25 per hour ciliations, Closings for Downtown Columbus.
Corinne Renea Harrell,
Petitioners, seeking a
(W1/2) of Section 3,
Township 20 South,
Chords, Scales, Modes
& more! Call Jimbo @
multiple companies.
Attention to detail &
needs battery. New.
$525/mo. No pets.
7170 to place
accuracy are req. Com- Spaces starting @
Termination of Parental
Rights and Adoption.
Range 17 West,
Lowndes County, Mis-
If no answer leave petitive salary w/ bene-
$300, Cash Only.
662-386-2915. 1BR/1BA located in His- $285/mo. Downtown &
3BR/2BA House, very
nice, 2 mi SW of Stk & your ad.
sissippi and more par- voicemail or text. fits & health insurance. toric Downtown Colum- East Columbus loca- MSU. $1500/mo.

ticularly described as Send Resumes To: bus, Open space, very tions. 662-435-4188. 205-515-6579.
You are summoned to MILLERMATIC 180 wire nice. $650/mo. 662-
follows: Commencing at NEED A Privacy Fence? jobs@
appear and defend welder. New. $1200
against the Petition filed the Southeast corner of Call JB@662-549-7167 328-8655. OFFICE SPACE: 2,000 Houses For Rent: Other 7180
firm. CASH ONLY.
in this action at 9:00 the Southwest Quarter Columbus Area Only! Text, 662-386-2915. 1BR/1BA Loft in Histor- square feet. 294 SMALL COTTAGE:
a.m. on the 22nd day of (SW1/4) of the Southw- ic Downtown Columbus. Chubby Dr. Flexible leas- 1BR/1BA, all appl. incl. Lots & Acreage 8600
January, 2019, in the est Quarter (SW1/4) of RETAINER WALL, drive- TEMS has a position ing terms. Available
1,200 sqft. Available
opening for a Corporate Sporting Goods 4720 Water, trash, lawn incl.
Chancery Courtroom of said Section 3; run way, foundation, con- 12/1. $700 per month now. 662-328-8254. in lease. Near Stark- LOWNDES COUNTY 45
the Chickasaw County thence North 49 de- crete, masonry restora- Accountant. This is a
Chancery Courthouse grees 45 minutes West tion, remodeling, base- full-time position. ED SANDERS Gunsmith 662-328-8655. ville, Columbus & West acres on Sobley & Dav-
HISTORIC DOWNTOWN is Rd. Excellent hunting.
located at 234 W. Main a distance of 432.6 feet ment foundation, re- Primary responsibilities Open for season! 9-5, 1, 2, 3 BEDROOM apart- Columbus Office, Retail, Point. No pets.
to a point in the center- pairs, small dump truck will include leading the Tues-Fri & 9-12, Sat. ments & townhouses. $500/mo. $400 dep. 1 mile west of Hwy. 69.
Street, Okolona, MS Restaurant Space avail- Small creek runs thru
38860, and in case of line of Nashville Ferry accounting functions Over 50 years experi- Call for more info. App/refs/lease req.
hauling (5-6 yd) load & able. Call 662-328- property. $1375 per
your failure to appear Road; run thence North demolition/lot cleaning. and overseeing the gen- ence! Repairs, cleaning, 662-328-8254. 8655 or 662-574-7879. 662-242-2923.
45 degrees 40 minutes Burr Masonry eral ledger. For more de- refinishing, scopes acre. 205-799-9846 or
and defend a judgment 205-695-2248.
will be entered against East along the center- 662-242-0259. tails about the position mounted & zeroed, DOWNTOWN: 2BR/1BA, Land For Rent / Lease 7190
and requirements, go to handmade knives. CH&A, 1 story, W/D, Houses For Rent: Northside
you for the money or line of said Nashville
other things demanded Ferry Road a distance of Located: Hwy 45 Alt, historic district, 1 block 7110 25 ACRES, Hay or Pas-
in the petition. 588.7 feet to a point; WORK WANTED: careers. Send resume North of West Point, from downtown, $625/ ture land in Steens for WINTER SPECIAL
run thence North 25 de- Licensed & Bonded-car- to Camgian-HR turn right on Yokahama mo. + $625 dep. NO BLUECUTT ESTATES: rent. 662-327-4392. 1.95 acre lots.
You are not required to grees 00 minutes East pentry, painting, & de- Blvd, 8mi & turn left on PETS. 662-574-8789. 3BR/2BA, ch/a, double Good/bad credit.
file an answer or other along said centerline a molition. Landscaping, Darracott Rd, will see Peaceful & Quiet area. garage, chain link Hunting Land 7200 10% down, as low as
pleading, but you may distance of 1353.0 feet gutters cleaned, bush sign, 2.5mi ahead shop
PCA NEEDED. Part-time, on left. 662-494-6218. FIRST FULL MONTH
fenced backyard, newly $299/mo. Eaton Land.
do so if you desire. to the intersection of hogging, clean-up work, remodeled, $115,000. 135 ACRES in Caledo- 662-361-7711
but long-term to work RENT FREE! 1 & 2 Bed- 662-352-4776.
said centerline and the pressure washing, mov- with paralyzed man in room Apts/Townhomes.
nia. $1,400 for hunting
Issued under my hand West right of way of ing help & furniture Business Opportunity 6050 lease. 662-327-4392.
his home. Columbus Stove & refrigerator. Mobile Homes for Sale 8650
and the seal of said Mississippi Highway No. repair. 662-242-3608 residents only. If dedic- Houses For Rent: New Hope
Court, this the 3rd day 69; run thence North- ated to your patients, HISTORIC DOWNTOWN $335-$600 Monthly. 7130 Mobile Homes for Rent 7250
Lawn Care / Landscaping Credit check & deposit. ASSUME PAYMENTS.
of December, 2018. westerly along said call after noon for an in- Columbus: 411 Main Coleman Realty, 3BR/2BA, Singlewide
West right of way of 1470 terview. 662-329-3234. St. Office, Retail, Res- 662-329-2323. GREAT LOCATION to 3BR/2BA Trailer, New
Lisa Younger Neese Mississippi Highway No. taurant Space available. school, clean, 2BR/ Hope school dist.
Call 423-333-1124. $500/mo & $500 dep. 3BR/2BA Doublewide
Clerk of Lowndes 69 a distance of 530.4 JESSE & BEVERLY'S 1BA, a/c, gas heat, w/d $369/month
feet, more or less to an LAWN SERVICE. Mow- FULL TIME EMPLOYEE Call between 10a-7p.
County, Mississippi hook up. No pets, no 4BR/2BA, Doublewide
iron pin and the point of ing, cleanup, landscap- NEEDED. SOME MECH- 662-386-4292.
ANICAL KNOWLEDGE, Apts For Rent: Northside 7010 HUD. 662-327-2798. $400/month
beginning of the herein ing, sodding, & tree cut- Lv msg after 3rd ring, NO TEXT MESSAGES.
LIFTING & DELIVERY OF 520 11TH St. N. - Call 205-372-7273.
By: Tina Fisher, D.C. described tract; run ting. 356-6525. available for showing.
thence Northwesterly EQUIPMENT. APPLY IN Renovations almost NICE 3BR/2BA DBW
along said right of way a Painting & Papering 1620 PERSON AT HANDY- complete. 2BR/1BA, MH in North Columbus.
PUBLISH: 12/6, 12/13,
& 12/20/2018 distance of 69.6 feet, MAN RENTALS, INC. ON Central H&A, fresh It’s a classified Close to schools & NEW DOUBLEWIDE!
more or less, to a point; HWY. 82 WEST, STARK- paint, new flooring, CAFB. $600/mo + 3BR/2BA, Central A/C,
THE FOLLOWING run thence North 27 de-
VILLE. appliances and more. rule-of-thumb: $600 dep. 662-308- Skirting, Delivery, Set-up
VEHICLES HAVE BEEN grees 44 minutes West Noweta's Green Thumb Taking applications 7781 or 601-940-1397. & Tie down included.
Certified in lead
along said right of way a removal. Offering spe- is accepting applica- now. $450/mo + $450 We tell readers Only $48,995.
HERRING AUTOMOTIVE, distance of 135.6 feet tions for 2 positions: deposit with good refer- RENT A fully equipped Columbus Home Center
1230 GARDNER BLVD, to an iron pin; run
cial prices on interior &
exterior painting, pres- delivery personnel & ences only. No HUD or what they need camper w/utilities & 662-570-1375
COLUMBUS, MS. thence South 45 de- sure washing & sheet general help. Driver pets. Call Long & Long cable from $145/wk -
grees 55 minutes West rock repairs. must know the area & 662-328-0770. to know to buy $535/month. Colum-
1989 Isuzu Pickup a distance of 138.8 feet Free Estimates have good driving his- bus & County School NEW SINGLEWIDE!
VIN# to a point; run thence Call 435-6528 tory. Apply in person @ STUDIO APT for rent. what they need. locations. 662-242- 2BR/2BA, Central A/C.
JAACR11E7K7234513 South 45 degrees 50 1325 Main St. 7653 or 601-940-1397. Skirting, Delivery, Set-up
Newly remodeled.
minutes East a dis- Plumbing 1680 M-F, 3-5 & SAT, 9-1. $400/mth rent & dep & Tie down included.
IF THESE VEHICLES ARE tance of 208.3 feet to No phone calls. Rooms For Rent 7450 Only $32,900.
NOT CLAIMED THEY req. Convenient to town
an iron pin; run thence ACME, INC. & CAFB. No hud. No Columbus Home Center
WILL BE PUT UP FOR North 39 degrees 44 WEST POINT: 662-570-1375
PUBLIC SALE ON THE Stan McCown Medical / Dental 3300 pets. 662-328-2340.
minutes East a dis- Licensed Plumber Room - $120/wk.
3RD DAY OF JANUARY, tance of 74.5 feet to Large Room (priv entr) -
2019, AT 10:00 AM AT "We fix leaks." GENERATIONS OF Apts For Rent: Other 7080
the point of beginning 662-386-2915 VERNON is looking for $150/wk. All furnished USED SINGLEWIDE.
COREY HERRING AUTO- and containing 0.5 acre, w/ furn, appl, utils &
MOTIVE, 1230 GARD- compassionate and 2BR/1BA. Delivery, Set-
more or less. energetic LPN’s and cable. 662-295-4701. up & Tie down included.
NER BLVD, COLUMBUS, Stump Removal 1790 RN’s to join our caring Only $17,950.
MS. I will convey only such team. If you are as Investment Property 8550 662-570-1375.
title as is vested in me passionate about long
Publish: 12/6, 12/13 & as Trustee. 20% UNDIVIDED in-
12/20/2018 term care as we are,
we welcome you to terest (other owner has Campers & RVs 9300
TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF WITNESS MY SIGNA- apply in person at 80%) in beautiful devel-
TURE, this, the 7th day opment property at the TOMBIGBEE RV Park,
SALE Generations of Vernon,
of November, 2018. southeast intersection located on Wilkins Wise
1050 Convalescent Rd.,
of two four-lane high- Rd & Waverly Rd. Full
WHEREAS, on April 27, Vernon, AL 35592
/s/ W. Stewart ALLSTUMP GRINDING ways, US Hwy 82 and Hookups available.
2007, Kimberly Roby or call 205.695.9313
Robison, Trustee SERVICE US Hwy 45. Equidistant $300/mo. 662-328-
a/k/a Kimberly Renee and speak with Human
GET 'ER DONE! to Starkville, Columbus, 8655 or 662-574-7879.
Johnson and Theodis Resources for more in-

We can grind all your
Roby, Jr., husband and Commercial Dispatch formation. We have and West point. About
wife, executed a Deed ROBISON & HOLMES,
stumps. Hard to reach
places, blown over
competitive wages, sign
on bonus for nurses,
four miles from Golden
Triangle airport. 80%
Five Questions:
of Trust to W. Stewart
roots, hillsides, back-

Robison, Trustee for Jim and uniform allowance. owner likely wants to
yards, pastures. Free
Walter Homes, Inc., Be- Alison Haygood, Legal develop. 205-826-
neficiary, which Deed of Assistant to W. Stewart
estimates. You find it,
we'll grind it! Bargain Column 4180 3225. 1 Barack
You’re and Michelle
Trust is recorded in
Robison & Holmes, 662-361-8379
Land Deed of Trust 39 PIECE set of white Lots & Acreage 8600
Book 2007, at Page dishes, $20. Call Mary
16784, in the office of Attorneys and Coun- Tree Services 1860 2.28 +/- Acre Lot.
selors at Law (662)434-0096.
the Chancery Clerk of 149 Tanyia Lane. Off of
Lowndes County, Mis- Post Office Drawer A&T Tree Service Lake Lowndes Road.
1128 Bucket truck & stump 6-FEET Christmas Tree. Has asphalt drive &
2 “Holes”

McComb, Mississippi removal. Free est. Still in the box. $25. parking, 1200 ft. shop
39649 Serving Columbus Call 662-425-2256 or w/ living area, septic
AND WHEREAS, this 662-425-2454.
Deed of Trust was ulti- Telephone: (601) 250- since 1987. Senior tank & water meter. No
mately assigned to The 2084
citizen disc. Call Alvin @ trailers. $45,000. Call
Bank of New York Mel- Fax: (601) 684-0566 242-0324/241-4447
"We'll go out on a limb
Clean. Good working
662-574-0345. 3 Lithium
lon, as Indenture Trust-
ee, for Mid-State Capit- Publish: 11/15, 11/22, for you!" condition. $80. Call 3.5 Acre Lot. 3 estab-
al Corporation 2010-1 11/29 & 12/6/2018 662-364-2498. lished trailer lots. Play-
Trust, by instrument re-
corded in Book 2018, at
Work from a bucket STOVE. CLEAN. Good
ground. Located on
Morgan Lane. Off of
4 Iditarod
Page 21135-21140, in truck. Insured/bonded. working condition. CLASSIFIEDS Harris Road. Caledonia
the office of the Chan- Call Jimmy for a free es- $100. Call 662-364- Schools. $25,000.
cery Clerk aforesaid; timate 662-386-6286. 2498. 662-574-0345. 5 London