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Monday | December 10, 2018

A Night of Holiday Hope
Community Outreach Office plans Christmas
party for 100 needy children
By ISABELLE ALTMAN knew of families in the same circumstances.

That’s how Buckhalter got
lenda Buckhalter, the idea for “A Holiday Night of
community outreach Hope,” a Christmas celebration
coordinator for the city
for 100 needy children in the
of Columbus, recently learned
six homeless children she
Normally, Buckhalter said,
works with are not expecting
she plans a gala around the
anything for Christmas.
holidays for businesses and
The children’s mother is
working a 15-hour per week job individuals that sponsor her
and was just evicted from her community outreach efforts
home. — working with needy and
“She told me, ‘I told my homeless people in Colum-
children not to look for any- bus, helping them pay bills,
thing for Christmas, that find temporary housing and
whatever I’m able to do for referring them to other local
them will have to be done after nonprofits that can help.
Christmas,’” Buckhalter said. “Instead of having a sit-
“I thought during Christmas down dinner for adults, I
time, every child wants some- thought, why not make a fun
thing.” night for children?” she said.
It turned out the family The event will be held at 7
Isabelle Altman/Dispatch Staff wasn’t alone — another mother p.m. Dec. 21 in the upper floor
Glenda Buckhalter, director of community outreach for the city of Columbus, prepares toys and cloth- told Buckhalter a similar story of Trotter Convention Center
ing for children at Regal Hall Friday afternoon. Buckhalter is organizing a Night of Hope for 100 needy and when she began talking downtown. It will feature food
children in the city to receive food, two gifts and a night of fun and games on Dec. 21. with other area nonprofits, they See Outreach, 6A

Capitol Dome

Analysis: In
Jackson schools
report, tough
The Associated Press

JACKSON — Inside a layer of
ego-protecting bubble wrap about eager
students, a caring staff and a supportive
community in the recent report on Jack-
son’s public school system, there are a
handful of rock-hard recommendations.
Now, the key questions are whether
new superintendent Errick Greene will
adopt them and accomplish them.
The report by consultants Insight
Education Group is in some ways is the
end of a process that was set in motion
when Gov. Phil Bryant spurned an effort
by the Mississippi Department of Edu-
cation to take over the district. Instead,
Bryant, Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar
Lumumba, and the W.K. Kellogg Foun-
dation created the Better Together Com-
mission to study the district and suggest
Lumumba also remade the school Laura Daniels/Special to The Dispatch
board after previous members resigned, The community choir made up of members from several local church choirs sang and led the audience in carols at A
Starkfilled Christmas in downtown Starkville. The annual celebration started in front of City Hall and included a live nativity
which was an implicit part of the deal.
at First United Methodist Church. For more photos, see page 2A.
The new board, in turn, hired Greene
after a search.
The awkward part of the arrange-
ment had always threatened to be that
the Better Together Commission would
hand the new superintendent a turn-
around plan that the superintendent
had no part in crafting. The report’s 100
Federal child support fee to rise from $25 to $35
The Associated Press custodial parent gets more than $550 state collect the fee to offset federal
pages of findings and recommendations a year. Parents currently collecting costs of the child support program.
sidestep that issue by using the mildest JACKSON— Mississippi parents food stamps or who have ever collect- The fee will be deducted from child
possible language in many places. But who get child support will see a federal
there are some real recommendations ed cash welfare payments don’t have support payments after a custodial par-
fee rise from $25 a year to $35 a year.
hiding in there. The Mississippi Department of to pay. ent gets the first $550 in child support.
Maybe the most urgent is a call for Human Service says it will begin re- Mississippi Department of Human The state projects it will collect $1.8
Jackson district to scrap its uncomplet- taining the increased fee on Jan. 1 Services spokesman Paul Taylor says million overall from as many as 63,000
See Capitol Dome, 6A from child support cases where the the federal government mandates the cases.

Weather Five Questions Calendar Local Folks Public
1 What 2005 movie features a num- Today meetings
ber of comedians telling the world’s Dec. 11:
■ First Christmas: Due to the rain on Saturday,
dirtiest joke? Starkville Plan-
2 What were President Lyndon Columbus’ First Baptist Church’s added an extra
day to the schedule for its recreation of Bethlehem ning and Zoning
Johnson’s pets Soup and Noodles —
peacocks, goats or donkeys? on the night of Jesus’ birth. The village, erected at Commission,
3 What publication uses the motto The Shops at Brickerton near the intersection of 5:30 p.m. City
Briley Pyle “America’s Finest News Source”? Military and Bluecutt Roads, will be open Monday Hall
4 What did Russian space station’s from 6-8:30 p.m. For more information, contact
Second grade, Annunciation Dec. 11:
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5 What alcoholic spirit, banned in Starkville-Oktib-
High the U.S. since 1912, returned to the beha Consoli-
Clear to partly cloudy and cold
market 2007? Tuesday, Dec. 11 dated School
Full forecast on Answers, 6B ■ Columbus Sings ‘Messiah’: Presentations of District Board, 6
page 2A. Columbus Sings Messiah are 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. p.m., Greens-
at Annunciation Catholic Church, 823 College St.
boro Center
Free tickets to ensure seating are available at Visit
Dec. 14: Board
Columbus, 117 Third St. S.; Tennessee Williams
Inside Home, 300 Main St.; and Impressions by Susan, of Aldermen
424 Main St. For more information, contact Eliza- work session,
Classifieds 6B Dear Abby 5B
Comics 5B Obituaries 5A beth Swartz, 662-328-5252 (First United Method- Henley Hardin wants to 1:15 p.m., City
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2A MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2018 The Dispatch •

Did you hear?

GM fights government to retain
tax credit for electric cars
The Associated Press month, declaring that his
administration was “look-
WASHINGTON — Gen- ing at cutting all GM subsi-
eral Motors is fighting to dies, including for electric
retain a valuable tax credit cars.”
for electric vehicles as the The company already
nation’s largest automaker is on the verge of being
tries to deal with the po- phased out of the tax cred-
litical fallout triggered by it program unless Con-
its plans to shutter sever- gress changes a law that
al U.S. factories and shed caps the break at 200,000
thousands of workers. vehicles per manufacturer.
Preserving the $7,500 Without the incentive, GM
tax incentive for buyers is may be forced to cut the
crucial for GM as the com- price of its electric cars to
pany pivots from internal
keep prospective custom-
combustion engines in
ers from taking their busi-
favor of building cars pow-
ness elsewhere, according
ered by batteries or hy-
to automotive industry ex-
drogen fuel cells. Yet the
layoffs and plant closings
could imperil GM’s push As evidence of the cred-
to keep the incentive. It it’s importance to GM’s
helps make plug-ins such future, the automaker has
as the $36,000 Chevy Bolt expanded its lobbying foot-
more affordable at a time print in Washington and
when competition from even joined forces with
other electric vehicle mak- two rivals, Tesla and Nis-
ers is heating up. san, to call for 200,000-ve-
GM faces opposition hicle limit to be scrapped. Laura Daniels/Special to The Dispatch
from President Donald Under federal law, the The crowd that gathered for carols at City Hall were led at the end of the program to the manger at First United
Trump and other Repub- $7,500 credit for buyers Methodist Church at A Starkfilled Christmas in downtown Starkville.
licans who consider the begins to phase out after
credit a waste of taxpayer a manufacturer has sold
money and want it elim- 200,000 qualifying electric
inated. Trump, who has vehicles. GM has estimat-
pledged a manufactur- ed it will hit that threshold
ing rebirth in the Mid- by the end of December,
west, reacted angrily to just as the Bolt will be
GM’s “transformation “ facing new and potentially
announcement late last stiff competition.

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Physical address: 516 Main St., Columbus, MS 39701 Laura Daniels/Special to The Dispatch
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TONIGHT TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY Honduran woman in migrant caravan U.S. inspectors at the main border
crossing in San Diego are processing up
Clear to partly cloudy
and cold
Plenty of sunshine Sunshine and some
Cloudy, a shower and
t-storm around
Rain tapering to
showers gives birth in US to about 100 asylum claims day, leaving
22° 51° 28° 53° 45° 57° 44° 52° 38° SAN DIEGO — A Honduran woman af- thousands of migrants waiting in Tijuana.
filiated with a caravan of Central American Some are crossing illegally and avoiding
ALMANAC DATA migrants gave birth on U.S. soil shortly
Columbus Sunday the wait.
after entering the country illegally amid
Sunday 43° 41° growing frustration about a bottleneck to
58° 36°
79° (1978) 15° (2010)
claim asylum at official border crossings. Jury to recommend sentence for
Border Patrol agents arrested the wom-
an Nov. 26 after she entered the country
white nationalist
Sunday 0.11 CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — A man
Month to date 3.33 illegally near Imperial Beach, California, convicted of first-degree murder for driv-
Normal month to date 1.58
across the border from Tijuana, Mexi-
Year to date 60.95 ing his car into counterprotesters at a white
Normal year to date 51.99 co, Customs and Border Protection said
nationalist rally in Virginia faces 20 years to
TOMBIGBEE RIVER STAGES Wednesday. She was arrested with her
life in prison as jurors reconvene to consid-
In feet as of Flood 24-hr. 20-year-old husband and 2-year-old son.
7 a.m. Sun. Stage Stage Chng. er his punishment.
The woman, who was eight months
Amory 20 16.80 +4.74
pregnant, was taken to a hospital after The panel that convicted James Alex
Bigbee 14 8.80 +3.62 Shown are tomorrow’s noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day.
Columbus 15 6.26 +0.61 Showers T-Storms Rain Flurries Snow Ice Cold Warm Stationary Jetstream complaining about abdominal plan the day Fields Jr. will hear more evidence Mon-
Fulton 20 12.45 +2.64 -10s -0s 0s 10s 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s 110s
after her arrest, Customs and Border Pro- day before recommending a sentence for
Tupelo 21 10.43 +8.52 TUE WED TUE WED
tection said. Judge Richard Moore.
LAKE LEVELS City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W
Fields was convicted Friday of killing
In feet as of 24-hr. Atlanta 53/30/s 54/39/pc Nashville 48/31/s 50/42/c The family was released from custody
7 a.m. Sun. Capacity Level Chng. Boston 36/26/s 34/21/pc Orlando 61/41/s 68/53/pc
on Sunday, pending the outcomes of their Heather Heyer during last year’s “Unite
Chicago 36/27/pc 38/33/c Philadelphia 40/28/s 41/27/s
Aberdeen Dam 188 165.29 +1.88 Dallas 60/48/s 60/44/c Phoenix 71/46/pc 69/45/pc immigration cases. the Right” rally in Charlottesville, orga-
Stennis Dam 166 136.93 +1.88
Bevill Dam 136 136.44 +0.10
Honolulu 82/72/pc 82/71/s Raleigh 42/23/s 45/27/s
Univision reported that the family is nized to protest the planned removal of a
Jacksonville 58/32/pc 62/44/pc Salt Lake City 36/29/sf 38/21/sn
Memphis 50/36/s 52/44/c Seattle 51/42/r 50/44/r seeking asylum and hoped to join family statue of Confederal Gen. Robert E. Lee.
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Weather(W): s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, r-rain, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice.
in Columbus, Ohio, while their cases are The 21-year-old Fields, of Maumee,
fish and game.
Major Minor Major Minor SUN AND MOON MOON PHASES pending. Ohio, also was found guilty of injuring
Mon. 2:45a 8:57a 3:09p 9:21p MON TUE FIRST FULL LAST NEW Maryury Serrano Hernandez, 19, told dozens of others by driving into a crowd of
Sunrise 6:47 a.m. 6:48 a.m.
Tue. 3:37a 9:49a 4:00p 10:12p
Sunset 4:46 p.m. 4:46 p.m. the network giving birth in the U.S. was people who were marching peacefully after
Forecasts and graphics provided by Moonrise 9:27 a.m. 10:10 a.m. a “big reward” for the family’s grueling the rally.
AccuWeather, Inc. ©2018 Moonset 7:51 p.m. 8:45 p.m. Dec 15 Dec 22 Dec 29 Jan 5 journey. — The Associated Press

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Partnership opens nominations for annual awards
By Alex Holloway made major contributions to that have shown exemplary named at The Partnership’s the community. business practices and made annual banquet on Jan. 29.
“It’s for an outstanding contributions to the commu- “The banquet is a great time
The Greater Starkville individual who has influenced nity. for us to celebrate communi-
Development Partnership is and helped the community, Renasant Bank won the 2017 ty-wide contributions, not only
seeking nominations for its whether through their individ- R. Clay Simmons Exemplary for The Partnership but for
annual awards. ual work or their business,” Enterprise Award.
Partnership Special Events individuals who work tirelessly
Watson said. Nominations for the awards
and Projects Coordinator Paige Prather Watson every day for the betterment
Eileen Carr Tabb won the can be submitted to The
Watson said the Partnership 2017 T.E. Veitch Community Partnership office on Main of our community,” she said.
is now accepting nominations, prise Award. Service Award. Street or emailed to jprather@ “These awards are a chance
through 5 p.m. on Dec. 28, for The T.E. Veitch Community The R. Clay Simmons for us to honor individuals and
the T.E. Veitch Community Service Award was established Exemplary Enterprise Award, Jennifer Prather, interim businesses who go above and
Service Award and the R. Clay in 1993, and Watson said it established in 1995, recognizes CEO for The Partnership, beyond to make Starkville a
Simmons Exemplary Enter- recognizes people who have for-profit businesses or firms said the award winners will be better place.”

Around the state
‘Bye, Felicia’: School bans film “Friday” as a cold way to federal grant money to offer a accomplished in more rural ar- that 33-year-old Terry Huchen
say goodbye. re-entry and treatment pro- eas, where there may be fewer has been charged with mur-
flip shirt honoring dead Pascagoula High School ad- gram in six northern Mississip- services. der in the shooting death of
seniors ministrators, staff and students pi counties. Any medium- or high-risk 51-year-old Ronia Rodgers.
PASCAGOULA — A Missis- designed the shirts. Rodolfich The program is aimed prisoner leaving a state prison Holmes said the shooting
sippi high school has banned says the seniors’ names were at helping people who have or regional jail and ordered happened in a grocery store
students from wearing a class probably included in an effort substance abuse and mental into at least one year of post-re- parking lot Saturday afternoon.
t-shirt that lists the names of to honor them, but were not illness to re-enter society. lease supervision is targeted. Holmes said officers found
three seniors who died this in the design that had been The grant will fund the
Rodgers in a vehicle and she
year and the dismissive phrase approved. program for three years in Man arrested and charged was taken to a hospital where
“Bye, Felicia.” He says the school district Panola, Lafayette, Marshall,
The Sun Herald of Biloxi will be paying for the students Tate, Calhoun and Yalobusha with killing mom in she died.
reports Pascagoula School to get new senior class shirts. counties. Mississippi The spokesman said both
Superintendent Wayne Rodolf- The agency says the U.S. JACKSON — A man has Huchen and Rodgers were in
ich on Friday banned the shirts Justice Department gave the been arrested and charged the vehicle when the shoot-
from school property and Grant aims to aid prisoners grant in part because of a suc- with shooting and killing his ing occurred. Police have not
events. Students on Thursday re-entering rural counties cessful re-entry program that mother in a Mississippi gro- released a possible motive.
started receiving the shirts JACKSON — The Mississip- began in Hinds County in 2016. cery store parking lot. It was not known if Huchen
that featured the phrase first pi Department of Corrections The new grant aims to Jackson Police Sgt. Rodrick has an attorney yet.
used by Ice Cube in the 1999 says it will use $715,000 in demonstrate what can be Holmes said in a news release — The Associated Press

today in History
Today is Monday, Dec. 10, the 344th and Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev
day of 2018. There are 21 days left in the concluded three days of summit talks
year. in Washington. Violinist Jascha Heifetz
died in Los Angeles at age 86.
Today’s Highlight in History: In 1994, Yasser Arafat, Shimon
Peres and Yitzhak Rabin received the
On Dec. 10, 1964, Martin Luther
King Jr. received his Nobel Peace Prize Nobel Peace Prize, pledging to pursue
in Oslo, saying he accepted it “with an their mission of healing the anguished
abiding faith in America and an auda- Middle East.
cious faith in the future of mankind.” In 1995, the first group of U-S Ma-
rines arrived in the Bosnian capital of
Sarajevo to join NATO soldiers sent to
On this date: enforce peace in former Yugoslavia.
In 1817, Mississippi was admitted as In 1996, South African President Nel-
the 20th state of the Union. son Mandela signed the country’s new
In 1869, women were granted the constitution into law during a ceremony
right to vote in the Wyoming Territory. in Sharpeville.
In 1898, a treaty was signed in Paris In 2005, former Senator Eugene Mc-
officially ending the Spanish-American Carthy died in Washington, D.C., at age
War. 89; actor-comedian Richard Pryor died
In 1906, President Theodore Roos- in Encino, California, at age 65.
evelt became the first American to be In 2007, suspended NFL star Mi-
awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for help- chael Vick was sentenced by a federal
ing to mediate an end to the Russo-Jap- judge in Richmond, Virginia, to 23
anese War. months in prison for bankrolling a
In 1931, Jane Addams became the dogfighting operation and killing dogs
first American woman to be awarded that underperformed (Vick served 19
the Nobel Peace Prize; the co-recipient months at Leavenworth). Former Vice
was Nicholas Murray Butler. President Al Gore accepted the Nobel
In 1967, singer Otis Redding, 26, and Peace Prize with a call for humanity to
six others were killed when their plane rise up against a looming climate crisis
crashed into Wisconsin’s Lake Monona; and stop waging war on the environ-
one passenger, Ben Cauley, survived. ment.
In 1987, President Ronald Reagan — The Associated Press
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Letters to the editor Cartoonist view
Voice of the people
Transparency in government
A declaimer before this letter: I am writing
this because of talk on the street I have heard of
late. I am being kind in my remarks, to what the
street talk is. No accusations meant, just some in-
formation needed to explain our current financial
Transparency is a word thrown around a lot
lately when public officials talk. It is important
for the taxpayers to be informed when so many
are living off the taxpayers dime.
I was in attendance at the city council meeting
when the news broke that the city had a $800,800
deficit. Shock by many on the council is an
understatement. I observed the expressions on
their faces. Some might say fuzzy math, others
say mismanagement and others, incompetence.
What is the answer? Nearly half a million dollars
in overtime pay to our first responders, because
of three shootings? I didn’t know our police and
firemen were understaffed that much. We are 10
officers short from the authorized 70 at the police
department, but I was not aware of a fireman
shortage. I am not critical of either department
and am thankful for their dedication to keep us
safe, but how long has this drain being going
on? Transparency? All I ever heard at the coun-
cil meeting was, sale tax revenues were down,
but nothing about a growing deficit until it was
made public recently. This makes one to wonder
what else is going on. Our infrastructure needs
addressing, but if Columbus is running this kind
of deficit, we’ll have to live with potholes in our
streets and other maintenance being neglected.
With the integrity of some in leadership in
question, now Columbus has the competency of
others in the city government in question. I love
Columbus, but expect more out of our leaders. If
taxes are raised, which is inevitable to get us out
of this mess, let us have some transparency and
more accountability from city leaders. It is our
money you spent; transparency and answers is all
the public wants.
We need to work together, but we need good
leadership to get us out of this mess.
God Bless Columbus.
Lee Roy Lollar, Jr.

Comments in recent shootings
Friday’s paper had an article in it about two
recent fatal shootings of black men by police offi-
cers who were responding to “shots fired” calls.
In both cases the police apparently mistook the
black men for the criminals when they actually
were the “good guys” responding to crimes com-
mitted by others.
Some are going to immediately jump on the
bandwagon “Police are racist gunning for blacks”
or just simply cry “racism!” without looking at
the whole picture. Don’t misunderstand me, both
of these deaths are tragic, and should have not
happened, but you cannot just blame the police or
When the police arrive on scene and see
anybody holding a gun, they immediately want to
control the situation. If they say “Drop it!,” then
comply! They will thank you later.
Who is to blame for the deaths in these
situations? Do you really need me to spell it out?
The vast majority of violent crimes reported in
the news are young black men shooting others:
black, white, doesn’t matter. If the black commu-
nity would step up and help get these thugs off
the streets, attitudes would change, fast.
Having a license/permit to carry a concealed
weapon does not make a person capable of han-
dling such incidences. It is good when a “good
guy” can help, but it’s the job of the police to
apprehend the “bad guys.” I applaud these two
black men for trying to help, and wish things had
turned out far different. We are all responsible
for our own actions, so think before you act.
This is the time of year when crimes spike.
Strong-arm robbery and thefts are on the rise
because of Christmas shopping. Be aware of your
surroundings and stay alert. Think ahead. Don’t
be a victim of the Grinch.
Have a Merry Christmas.
Cameron Triplett

Other editors

Bus safety can’t be underestimated
Never pass a school bus who overcame much after be- has been struck and killed a bus’s stop arm, and up to abilities in a way that limits
while it is loading or unloading ing born with a congenital con- by a driver while entering or $1,500 for a second offense. students having to cross
students. dition that impacted his motor leaving a school bus twice in Dalen’s death, which highways. We understand that
Under Mississippi law, skills and hearing. Before he the past three school years. In occurred along Highway 370 many districts already do this -
motorists must remain at least started kindergarten, he un- October 2016, 7-year-old North in the Pratts community, also and that it isn’t always possi-
10 feet in either direction from derwent 10 surgeries. And yet, Pontotoc Elementary student brings into focus the peril ble - but Dalen’s death should
a stopped school bus when its he was an honor student, an Amiya Braxton was killed by for children boarding buses bring a renewed focus to the
stop sign and crossing arms advanced artist, and a friend an SUV moments after step- along rural two-lane highways, importance of these efforts.
are engaged. It’s a law we are whom classmates remembered ping off her school bus. where traffic tends to be mov- It also includes greater
often reminded about at the as being remarkably generous. The Mississippi law on ing at higher speeds. Those enforcement - even employing
start of a new school year. His death is not isolated, ei- school bus safety is named af- boardings are more dangerous cameras on stop arms — to
Unfortunately, it sometimes ther. Between Oct. 30 and Nov. ter Nathan Key, who was killed than in municipalities, which send a message to motorists
takes a tragedy for it to truly 1 this year, five children were in 2009 when he was struck tend to offer neighborhood that they can’t pass a stopped
resonate. killed and six were injured by a car while leaving a school stops. bus.
On Oct. 31, 9-year-old across five different school bus in Jones County. There isn’t an easy answer. As a community mourns the
Dalen Thomas was killed bus incidents in Mississippi, Under that 2011 law, But we encourage leaders to loss of a life that was tragically
after he was struck by a car Indiana, Kentucky, Florida and violators can be charged with creatively work toward strate- taken too soon, we must work
while boarding a school bus to Pennsylvania. aggravated assault if they hit gies that increase safety. to ensure it doesn’t happen
attend Baldwyn Elementary. In Northeast Mississippi, a child. Motorists can also be That includes drawing again.
Dalen was an exceptional kid an elementary school student fined up to $750 for ignoring bus routes to the best of their (Tupelo) Daily Journal
The Dispatch • MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2018 5A

Around the Wold

Iraq marks anniversary of victory over Islamic State
The Associated Press their communities, while
‘If this is what ‘victory’ looks like, then there is little to celebrate for millions thousands of children fa-
BAGHDAD — Iraq on thered by IS militants —
Monday celebrated the of Iraqis still haunted by the crimes of the IS and the long war to eliminate it.’ including those born to
anniversary of its costly enslaved Yazidi women
He called on Iraqis to
victory over the Islamic The celebrations come relative stability in secu- all the territory it once — are still unrecognized
renounce their differenc-
State group, which has as political infighting has rity is a golden opportu- held in Iraq, including in by the state.
es and to come together
lost virtually all the ter- hindered the formation of nity for the government the climactic battle for Nearly two-thirds of
for a better future. “The
ritory it once held but the government and set- to rebuild the country Mosul, the country’s sec- displaced people say they
time has come to leave
still carries out sporadic ting next year’s budget and to meet the needs of ond-largest city. These are unwilling or unable to
behind all the past mis-
attacks to cling to its last amid an acute economic its people,” said Sameer days, IS is still fighting to return home in the next
takes and conspiracies to
enclave near the Syrian situation. al-Obaidi, who led an ini- hold onto a small pocket year, with more than half
open the doors of hope for
border. Addressing a group tiative in the capital’s Sun- of territory in Syria, near saying their homes were
our children for a better
The government de- of Iraqi military officers, ni-dominated northern the Iraqi border. damaged or destroyed,
future,” he said, vowing
clared victory last Decem- Prime Minister Adel Ab- Azamiyah neighborhood Iraq is still grappling said the aid group.
to rebuilt the demolished
ber after a grueling three- dul-Mahdi said it was a to distribute flowers to with the legacy of the “If this is what ‘victory’
areas and help displaced
year war in which tens of “proud day for all of us security forces at check- extremist group’s brutal looks like, then there is
people return to their
thousands of people were when our brave country points. “It is important to rule. little to celebrate for mil-
killed and hundreds of defeated the enemies of treat all Iraqis equally so More than 1.8 million lions of Iraqis still haunt-
“This war has restored
thousands displaced. En- life, dignity, freedom and that they feel that their Iraqis remain displaced ed by the crimes of the IS
Iraq’s dignity,” said Bagh-
tire towns and neighbor- peace.” sacrifices are appreciat- across the country, and and the long war to elim-
dad resident Qassim
hoods were reduced to He commended the ed,” al-Obaidi added. a staggering 8 million inate it,” said Norwegian
al-Fatlawi. “All Iraqis took
rubble in the fighting. security forces as well The Islamic State require some form of hu- Refugee Council Secre-
part in this fight, those
The government de- as Iraq’s top Shiite cler- group, which traces its manitarian aid, accord- tary General Jan Egeland.
who couldn’t take up arms
clared Monday a national ic, Grand Ayatollah Ali roots back to the insur- ing to the Norwegian “They have largely been
fought with words and
Sistani, who issued a gency that followed the Refugee Council. Those forgotten by their own
holiday, and a moment of donations,” added al-Fat-
fatwa, or religious edict, 2003 U.S.-led invasion, with suspected links to government and the inter-
silence is planned for lat- lawi, 29, who organized
mobilizing volunteers swept into Iraq from IS have been rejected by national community.”
er in the day. Checkpoints fundraising initiatives for
after the armed forces neighboring Syria in the
in the capital were deco- the paramilitaries.
collapsed in the face of summer of 2014. It carved
rated with Iraqi flags and Popular songs praising
the IS onslaught in 2014. out a self-styled caliph-
balloons, as security forc- the paramilitaries, also
Tens of thousands of vol- ate across a third of both
es patrolled the streets known as the Popular Mo-
unteers joined an array of countries, imposing a
playing patriotic music. bilization Forces, blared
state-sanctioned militias, harsh form of Islamic rule
As part of the celebra- out from his small acces-
many of them backed by and massacring its oppo-
tions, authorities plan to Iran. sories shop cosmetic in a
reopen parts of Baghdad’s narrow alley in Baghdad’s nents. The group abduct-
“That fatwa will be a ed thousands of women
fortified Green Zone — Shiite-dominated Karra-
bright spot in the history da area, which today is and girls from the Yazidi
home to key government
of this country and the adorned with rows of Iraqi religious minority and
offices and embassies —
to the public. The move people, from whom the flags. He said he planned forced them into sexual
is billed as an act of trans- decisive response started, to put out a large tray of slavery.
parency following pro- laying the foundations of free sweets for customers Iraqi forces aided by a
tests against corruption the victory,” Abdul-Mahdi later in the day. U.S.-led coalition eventu-
and poor public services. said. “That victory and the ally drove the group from

Reports: UK’s May, Monday morning that the say the deal keeps Britain Thursday — and to Eu-
vote would definitely be bound too closely to the ropean leaders including
facing defeat, to held. EU, while pro-EU poli- Irish Prime Minister Leo
postpone Brexit vote All signs have point- ticians say it erects bar- Varadkar, amid signs she
LONDON — British ed to a big defeat for the riers between the U.K. was seeking to tweak the
Prime Minister Theresa prime minister in Tues- and its biggest trading deal to win over skeptical
May looked set to post- day’s vote — a result that partner and leaves many lawmakers.
pone Parliament’s vote could sink May’s deal, her details of the future rela- “Of course we can im-
on her European Union leadership, or both. tionship undecided. prove this deal, and the
divorce deal Monday to An updated House of The main sticking prime minister is seeking
avoid a shattering defeat, Commons business state- point is a “backstop” pro- to improve this deal,” said
throwing Brexit plans ment said there would be vision that aims to guar- British Environment Sec-
into chaos just weeks af- a statement on “business antee an open border retary Michael Gove.
ter Britain and the bloc of the House” after May’s between EU member Ire- — The Associated Press
finally reached an agree- address, indicating a sud- land and the U.K.’s North-
ment. den change to the parlia- ern Ireland post-Brexit.
The House of Com- mentary schedule. The measure would keep
mons Speaker’s office The pound sank amid Britain under EU customs
said May would make a the political chaos, hitting rules, and is supposed to
previously unscheduled an 18-month low against last until superseded by
statement to lawmakers the U.S. dollar of $1.2660. permanent new trade ar-
about Brexit at about 3:30 May’s Conservative rangements.
p.m. (10:30 a.m. EST). government does not have Critics say it could
The announcement came a majority in the House of leave Britain tied to the
as May held talks with Commons, and opposi- EU indefinitely, unable
her Cabinet about the tion parties — as well as to strike new trade deals
next steps in the Brexit dozens of Conservative around the world.
process. lawmakers — say they Postponing the vote
The Press Association will not back the divorce could give May more time
news agency and other deal that May and EU to seek concessions from
British media outlets said leaders agreed upon last the EU. She spoke over
May had decided to post- month. Britain is sched- the weekend to European
pone the vote scheduled uled to leave the bloc on Council President Donald
for Tuesday. March 29. Tusk — who will chair an
May’s office insisted Pro-Brexit lawmakers EU summit in Brussels on

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Top House Dems raise prospect
of impeachment, jail for Trump
By HOPE YEN  chairman of the House Judiciary tions to a “witch hunt.”
The Associated Press Committee, described the details Nadler, D-N.Y., said it was too ear-
in prosecutors’ filings Friday in the ly to say whether Congress would
WASHINGTON — Top House case of Trump’s former personal pursue impeachment proceedings
Democrats have raised the prospect lawyer, Michael Cohen, as evidence based on the illegal payments alone
of impeachment or the real possibil- that Trump was “at the center of a because lawmakers would need to
ity of prison time for President Don- massive fraud.” weigh the gravity of the offense to
ald Trump if it’s proved that he di- “They would be impeachable of- justify “overturning” the 2016 elec-
rected illegal hush money payments fenses,” Nadler said. tion. Nadler and other lawmakers
to women, adding to the legal pres- In the filings, prosecutors in New said Sunday they would await addi-
sure on the president over the Rus- York for the first time link Trump to tional details from Mueller’s investi-
sia investigation and other scandals. a federal crime of illegal payments gation into Russian election interfer-
“There’s a very real prospect that to buy the silence of two women ence and possible coordination with
on the day Donald Trump leaves during the 2016 campaign. Special the Trump campaign to determine
office, the Justice Department may counsel Robert Mueller’s office also the extent of Trump’s misconduct.
indict him, that he may be the first laid out previously undisclosed con- Regarding the illegal payments,
president in quite some time to face tacts between Trump associates and “whether they are important enough
the real prospect of jail time,” said Russian intermediaries and sug- to justify an impeachment is a differ-
Rep. Adam Schiff, the incoming gested the Kremlin aimed early on ent question, but certainly they’d be
chairman of the House intelligence to influence Trump and his Repub- impeachable offenses because even
committee. “The bigger pardon lican campaign by playing to both though they were committed before
question may come down the road as his political and personal business the president became president,
the next president has to determine interests. they were committed in the service
whether to pardon Donald Trump.” Trump has denied wrongdoing of fraudulently obtaining the office,”
Rep. Jerry Nadler, the incoming and has compared the investiga- Nadler said.

Trump looking at Democrats gain control of leave around year’s end. of the year but will work
the House next year. But a White House of- with the #MAGA team to
several candidates for Trump’s top pick for ficial said Sunday that advance the cause,” he
chief of staff the job, Nick Ayers, is out Trump and Ayers could said.
WASHINGTON — of the running and Trump not reach agreement on
Trump offered his own
President Donald Trump is now soliciting input on Ayers’ length of service
is weighing at least four at least four individuals, and that he would instead take on the development:
people to serve as his next including Office of Man- assist the president from “I am in the process of
chief of staff, after plans agement and Budget di- outside the administra- interviewing some real-
for an orderly succession rector Mick Mulvaney tion. The officials spoke ly great people for the
for departing John Kelly and Rep. Mark Meadows, on condition of anonymity position of White House
fell through. R-N.C., the chair of the to discuss the sensitive Chief of Staff. Fake News
The high-profile hir- conservative House Free- personnel matters. has been saying with cer-
ing search comes at a dom Caucus. Ayers confirmed the tainty it was Nick Ayers,
pivotal time as the presi- Ayers, who is chief of decision in a tweet Sun-
a spectacular person who
dent looks to prepare his staff to Vice President day, thanking Trump and
White House for the twin Mike Pence, was seen Pence for giving him the will always be with our
challenges of securing as the favorite for the job opportunity to work in #MAGA agenda. I will be
his re-election and fend- when Trump announced the White House. “I will making a decision soon!”
ing off inquiries once Saturday that Kelly would be departing at the end — The Associated Press

Continued from Page 1A
stations, including na- unable to give the chil- “I’m hoping that we put a smile on children’s
chos, cupcakes, popcorn dren presents. have enough that we can faces.
and more. It also will fea- “They are barely go through and choose “Many of them won’t
ture games with prizes keeping a roof over their a gift and choose a gift be able to have a good
the kids can win. head and the children’s card,” she said. Christmas because their
“We wanted to give a heads,” she said. She’s already found parents just will not be
fun night for these chil- That’s why she’s hop- volunteers from other able to do it,” he added.
dren that have struggles ing for enough donations nonprofits and from “From our church’s
throughout the year,” of both money and toys United Christian Church, standpoint, what better
Buckhalter said. to give each child two which is sending 10 way to show love for the
presents — a gift card volunteers to help set up community. ... We’re just
‘What better way to and something else, the party. excited to be a part of it,
show love?’ particularly if the child
has requested a particu-
The church’s pas-
tor, Steven James, said
to be a part of helping
Most of the 100 chil- out.”
dren are clients Buck- lar item. church members have
Buckhalter will take
halter works with, along Buckhalter has worked with Buckhalter
already begun collecting several years volunteer- donations, both of toys
with a handful of others and money, until Dec.
from other nonprofits. pajamas, board games, ing with community
toy trucks, dolls and gift outreach programs. This 18. Donations can be
Buckhalter stressed
cards to McDonald’s and year, he said, they were dropped off at the Com-
they’re not the same
children receiving gifts Walmart — she’s even particularly excited to be munity Outreach Office
from the annual Salva- collected Pampers at cer- working with children. at 1607 Main Street or
tion Army’s Angel Tree tain parents’ request. “We’re always avail- mailed to C/O Building
program. She added she’s still able and willing to Bridges of Hope, P.O.
Many of the children determining whether help her, even when it Box 492, Columbus,
have parents who are the presents should be pertains to adults, but es- Mississippi 3903.
disabled, homeless or wrapped and labeled for pecially children,” James “No gift is too small,”
otherwise in need and certain children. said. “Just to be able to she said.

Capitol Dome
Continued from Page 1A
ed effort to write its own be “clarifying what good shrink the size of the dis- es to recognize shrinking
curriculum and quickly core instruction looks like trict’s central office, as enrollment and cut the
buy one off the shelf from and training teachers on well as to overhaul it so number of teachers need-
an outside vendor. In- how to achieve it.” central office workers are ed at each school, freeing
sight warned that in some The report is also crit- doing more to support up money for other uses.
classrooms, curriculum is ical of how little time em- teachers in the field. A Especially if done quiet-
nonexistent. ployees who are supposed previous report found that ly, that could be a more
“There is currently no to be helping struggling Jackson has 37 percent politically palatable strat-
clear guidance for teach- students and those with more central office work- egy than closing schools,
ers about what must be special needs actual- ers, per student, than the which could arouse com-
taught and how what they ly spend with students. midpoint of other districts munity opposition.
are teaching reflects col- Much of the time of those who are members of the Greene says he’s go-
lege- and career-ready groups is instead spent Council of Great City ing to spend the next
standards for students,” doing paperwork and at- Schools. few months writing a
Insight wrote. tending to other duties, The consultants didn’t strategic plan. By then, it
Once Jackson adopts a something the consul- make any recommenda- should be clear whether
new curriculum, Insight tants suggest the district tions about closing indi- he’s unwrapped the re-
urges district leaders to find a way to streamline. vidual schools, but Insight port’s recommendations,
reconsider its standard- Insight also suggest did suggest that Jackson or left them in the bubble
ized testing program. The that Greene needs to both should increase class siz- wrap.
consultants find there are
too many tests, the dis-
trict isn’t providing data
that teachers can use to
help individual students,
and that the district is of-
ten testing material teach-
ers haven’t taught yet or
that differs from what
they teach.
The authors raise the
alarm that the district is
relying too much on pull-
ing students out of classes
and parking them in front
of computer programs
designed for struggling
students instead of rely-
ing on basic instruction
for teaching. Insight ad-
vises that Jackson should
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Comeback Tagovailoa at top
lifts Saints of list for Heisman
to another contenders in 2019
South title
The Associated Press

Tua Tagovailoa will be the odds-on favorite to
By FRED GOODALL win the Heisman Trophy next season after the
The Associated Press Alabama quarterback had to settle for second to
Oklahoma’s Kyler Murray.
TAMPA, Fla. — The Murray is heading for professional
New Orleans Saints are a baseball next year and Ohio State
long way from where they quarterback Dwayne Haskins,
want to be. the other Heisman finalist on
For now, though, re- Saturday night, could very
peating as NFC South well enter the NFL draft.
champions for the first Assuming Haskins does go pro,
time in franchise history along with a few other high-profile
feels pretty good. quarterbacks such as Oregon’s
“Goal No. 1 was to win Justin Herbert and Michigan’s Tagovailoa
the division again and Shea Patterson, who else can
we were able to do that,” challenge Tagovailoa?
Drew Brees said Sun- Note: UCF quarterback
day after throwing for McKenzie Milton would have
one touchdown and run- made this list if not for a severe leg
ning for another to help injury that makes his return to the
the Saints rally from an field uncertain.
11-point halftime deficit to TREVOR LAWRENCE, QB,
Tim Heitman/USA TODAY Sports
beat the Tampa Bay Buc- Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) celebrates with offensive guard
caneers 28-14. Xavier Su’a-Filo (76) and offensive tackle Tyron Smith (77) throwing a touchdown The strong-armed passer with
“I like the way we won pass in the fourth quarter Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles at AT&T Stadium. the flowing blond hair became the Tigers’ start-
this game. We didn’t play er four games into his freshman season and has

well in the first half and been one of the best quarterbacks in the coun-
(faced) a big deficit,” try since. Lawrence enters the College Football
Brees added. “We were Playoff with 2,606 yards passing, 24 touchdown
able to come together with passes and only four interceptions. Clemson
all sides making plays in Prescott’s third TD to Cooper pushes Dallas closer to NFC East crown leaned on the running game and tailback Tra-
vis Etienne (1,463 yards rushing and 22 touch-
that second half. I think
that was the epitome of a By SCHUYLER DIXON On third down, Rasul Douglas tipped downs) at times this season to take the pressure
great team win.” The Associated Press the pass into the air by getting inside off Lawrence. Etienne is back next season, too,
Music blared in the the slant route, and Cooper grabbed it but expect the Tigers to let Lawrence loose and
winning locker room. ARLINGTON, Texas — Amari and had a clear path to the end zone the results to be spectacular.
There’s still a lot of work Cooper’s impact on Dallas quarterback from the Philadelphia 7 for the 15-yard JAKE FROMM, QB, GEORGIA
ahead for the Saints (10-2), Dak Prescott has been dramatic. score. The Cowboys used almost all of Fromm got overlooked this season, with Ta-
however clinching any di- The new No. 1 receiver for the Cow- the 10-minute overtime, scoring with 1 govailoa, Haskins and Murray putting up crazy
vision title — much less boys shook up the NFC East race, too. minute, 55 secondds remaining. stats. But the Bulldogs’ sophomore threw 27
with three weeks remain- Prescott threw his third touchdown “I knew I had the slant route there, touchdowns and was third behind Tagovailoa
ing in the regular season pass to Cooper on the first possession but I knew he would sit on it,” Cooper and Murray in efficiency rating at 175.81. He’ll
— is an accomplishment of overtime, and the Cowboys took a big said. “I tried to sell the fade. It didn’t re- be a third-year starter for a preseason top-five
worth celebrating. step toward the division title with a 29- ally work, but I just stayed with the ball team in 2019 — if he can hold off Justin Fields,
“This is what guys look 23 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles and there you have it.” the five-star freshman who served as his back-
See SAINTS, 3B on Sunday. See COWBOYS, 3B See 2019, 3B

Dolphins score on final play to stun Patriots COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF
Cotton Bowl Classic
At Arlington, Texas
Semifinals — Dec. 29
Inside than we did,” Patriots coach Bill Be- n Notre Dame (12-0) vs. Clemson (13-0), 3 p.m. (ESPN)
The Associated Press lichick said. Orange Bowl
n MORE NFL: Chicago’s dominant At Miami Gardens, Florida
defense stymied quarterback Jared And what a play. The Patriots
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — The were on the verge of clinching their Semifinals — Dec. 29
Goff and Los Angeles. Page 3B n Oklahoma (12-1) vs. Alabama (13-0), 7 p.m. (ESPN)
celebratory mob scene in the cor- 10th consecutive AFC East title
ner of the end zone broke out far when the Dolphins lined up at their
from Ryan Tannehill, leaving him in then watched his teammates save 31 after a kickoff return trailing 33- Outback Bowl
the open field, running and scream- the season with the “Drake Escape.” 28. n Mississippi State (8-4) vs. Iowa (8-4), 11 a.m.,
ing as he waved his arms. Since Kenyan Drake ran the last 52 “We had them right where we Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019 (ESPN2; WKBB-FM 100.9,
he couldn’t find anyone to hug, he yards as the Dolphins scored on a wanted,” Tannehill said dryly. “Not WFCA-FM 107.9).
flopped to the grass on his back, the pass and double lateral on the final really surprised with how things
job done and the game won. play Sunday to beat the New En- turned out.” INSIDE
“I collapsed — just the emotion gland Patriots 34-33. With that, Mi- He threw a 14-yard pass to Ken- n Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh says he is staying
of the whole thing,” Tannehill said. ami lived up to its nickname — the ny Stills, who lateraled to DeVante in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and not going to the NFL.
Sixteen seconds from defeat, Magic City. Parker, who quickly lateraled to Page 2B
Tannehill threw a short pass and “They just made one more play See DOLPHINS, 3B n Also, Bowl Schedule. Page 2B


Lewis’ late 3-pointer, No. 7 Tennessee
FTs lift Tide to victory beats No. 1 Gonzaga
By JOHN ZENOR most of the time.” By JOHN MARSHALL
The Associated Press Added Tevin Mack: The Associated Press
“He’s a killer.”
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. Arizona didn’t go away PHOENIX — The Tennessee men’s
— Kira Lewis Jr. and Ala- quietly even after that. basketball team lost the
bama made sure this one
Brandon Randolph reigning Southeastern Conference Inside
didn’t slip away. player of the year down the n MORE
drained a 3 from the top
The freshman made
of the key with seven stretch against the nation’s COLLEGE
a 3-pointer and two free BASKETBALL:
seconds left to keep the top-ranked team. Sunday’s
throws over the final 13 The Vols still had the Admiral Men’s,
Wildcats (7-3) alive. After
seconds and the Crimson to lead them. Women’s
Tide held on for a 76-73 a quick foul, John Petty Alabama Athletic Media Relations
made the second of two Alabama’s John Petty Jr. drives past Arizona’s Dylan Admiral Schofield hit a 3-pointer Scores; Also,
victory over Arizona on with 24 seconds left and scored 25 No. 9
free throws to push the Smith in their game Sunday at Coleman Coliseum. The
Sunday. Crimson Tide used a 3-pointer and two late free throws of his 30 points in the second half, Tennessee
Lewis pulled up for the cushion back to three
points, at 74-71. Justin by freshman Kira Lewis Jr. in the final 13 seconds to helping No. 7 Tennessee knock off edged No. 12
uncontested shot after the earn a 76-73 victory. Texas in
Coleman, who started top-ranked Gonzaga 76-73 in the women’s
Tide (6-3), which had lost
his college career at Al- Colangelo Classic on Sunday. action and
a big lead for the second
abama, made two free Donta Hall added 13 for 40 minutes of the game “Our team really executed Michigan
straight game, worked
most of the shot clock throws with five seconds points and nine rebounds and try not to let ourselves in the second half,” Schofield State upset
down. His teammates left. and Mack scored 12. get in that position in the said. “A lot of good looks for a lot No. 3 Oregon.
weren’t surprised that the Lewis hit both his foul Chase Jeter led Arizo- first place,” he said of the of guys and anyone could have Page 4B
5-star recruit made the shots on the other end and na with 19 points and nine big deficit. knocked down those shots, we
big shot. an Arizona desperation rebounds. Rudolph scored The Tide flirted with have so many talented people on this team.”
“I always have confi- heave from near midcourt 17 and Brandon Williams another collapse after Tennessee (7-1) jumped on Gonzaga early and
dence in Kira shooting fell well short. had 16. watching a 19-point first- fought back from a nine-point, second-half deficit.
the ball, especially when Lewis finished with Jeter said Alabama half lead evaporate. Geor- Reigning SEC Player of the Year Grant Wil-
he gets a good look like 20 points and made 4 of 5 “played harder than us.” gia State had wiped out liams fouled out with 2 minutes, 30 seconds left,
that,” Alex Reese said. “I 3-pointers. Reese scored “We’re a tough team a 22-point deficit in the but the Vols went up two when Schofield banked
feel like it’s going to go in 15 points off the bench. but we need to be tough See ALABAMA, 5B See TENNESSEE, 5B
2B MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2018 The Dispatch •

Mississippi State
Football team receives commitment from offensive
Baines will join closer Lee Smith in Hall of Fame
STARKVILLE — The 23rd commitment to Mississippi State By BEN WALKER Orel Hershiser, Albert committee this year to help on Veterans Committees to
football’s 2019 recruiting class created a big splash. The Associated Press Belle, Joe Carter, Will Clark, to get into the Hall of Fame,” reach the Hall. That panel
Offensive lineman Charles Cross of Laurel announced his com-
mitment to MSU Sunday, the four-star lineman on 247 Sports being the Davey Johnson and Charlie Baines said. has been revamped over the
highest-ranked of six offensive linemen in the class thus far.
LAS VEGAS — Harold Manuel all received fewer Reinsdorf praised his for- years, and the Today’s Game
At 6-foot-5, 270 pounds, Cross, a U.S. Army All-American, also en- Baines was given a save as than five votes. mer player in a statement. Era group was created as
tertained interest from Florida State, Ole Miss and USC, among others. big as any Lee Smith ever
Smith and Baines both Baines currently serves as part of changes in 2014.
The class can sign in the early signing period beginning Dec. 19, a posted.
three-day window preluding the traditional signing day on Feb. 6. debuted in Chicago during a team ambassador in com- “The era committees
In a vote sure to spark
— Brett Hudson the 1980 season. Smith be- munity relations depart- were established as a sort
renewed cries of cronyism
gan with the Cubs and went ment of the White Sox. of a court of appeals for an
at Cooperstown, Baines sur-
Major League Baseball prisingly was picked for the
on to record 478 saves while “So happy for Harold. opportunity in the event
Sunday night games an hour earlier in 2019 Baines started out with the He’s a great player and a that over time it was felt that
baseball Hall of Fame on
LAS VEGAS — Baseball players may get a little more sleep when Sunday after never coming White Sox and had 2,866 great human being,” Reins- maybe somebody slipped
traveling after Sunday night games next year.
close in any previous elec- hits. dorf said. “I am so honored through the cracks,” Hall
ESPN plans to announce it will move up the starting time of the Baines had 384 home that I was a member of the President Jeff Idelson said.
nationally televised game by one hour, with the first pitch planned for tion.
shortly after 6 p.m. “Very shocked,” the ca- runs and 1,628 RBIs in a committee. He deserved to “And in the case of someone
The network intends to make the announcement on Monday at the reer .289 hitter said on a 22-year career — good num- be in long ago. I am just so who received 6 percent of
winter meetings, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated
conference call. bers, but not stacking up excited.” the vote in the BBWAA elec-
Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Sunday because against the greats of his day. “Not only was Harold tion, the reason that may
the announcement hadn’t been made. Smith, who held the ma-
Philadelphia hosts Atlanta in the first Sunday night game next jor league record for saves He never drew more than 6.1 one of my favorite players have happened could be for
season on March 31, the second game of a television doubleheader when he retired, was an easy percent in five elections by to watch, but I have nothing many, many reasons.”
that begins with Texas playing the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field.
pick when the Today’s Game the Baseball Writers’ Asso- but admiration for him as a Baines, now 59, had
Among other Sunday night games next year will be a World Series ciation of America, far from player and as a human be- a smooth, consistent,
rematch between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Boston at Fenway Park Era Committee met at the
on July 14, three games between the Red Sox and New York Yankees winter meetings. the 75 percent required. ing,” he said. left-handed stroke. But he
(June 2 and Aug. 4 in the Bronx, July 28 in Boston) and the Little It took 12 votes for elec- “I wasn’t expecting this Tony La Russa, Baines’ never finished higher than
League Classic with Pittsburgh and the Chicago Cubs playing Aug. 18 tion by the 16-member pan- day to come,” the six-time first big league manager, ninth in an MVP vote, and
in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
el — Smith was unanimous, All-Star said. also was on the panel that never was among the top
ESPN started the “Sunday Night Baseball” telecast in 1990, and
it developed in a showcase time slot. It nearly always is the only game Baines got 12 and former The Hall board-appoint- elected him. five AL hitters in the yearly
scheduled for that time. outfielder and manager Lou ed panel included longtime In the past, Phil Rizzu- batting race. His single-sea-
But players who had to travel after games complained they Piniella fell just short with White Sox owner Jerry Re- to and Bill Mazeroski were son high was 29 home runs
reached the next city at dawn, disrupting their sleep schedules ahead of
the next series against an opponent that usually has more rest.
11. insdorf. among the players who ben- at a time when lots of players
Major League Baseball has been more cognizant of player health George Steinbrenner, “I’m glad he was on that efited from friendly faces hit more.
issues in recent years. As part of the collective bargaining agreement
that started in 2017, baseball scheduled earlier start times for many
weekday games on getaway days beginning last season. CALENDAR Basketball Golf QBE Shootout
MLB also is nearing an announcement on broadcast coverage NBA Sunday
EASTERN CONFERENCE At Tiburon Golf Club, Naples, Florida
for its first games in Britain, between the champion Red Sox and the
Yankees on June 29 and 30. Fox is likely to televise the Saturday game
Prep Basketball
Atlantic Division
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Yardage: 7,382; Par: 72 / Purse: $3.4 million
and ESPN the Sunday game, the person said.
Today’s Games Toronto 21 7 .750 — Patton Kizzire/Brian Harman, $422,500 each...............................................................59-66-61—186
Philadelphia 18 9 .667 2½ Graeme McDowell/Emiliano Grillo, $265,500...............................................................59-66-62—187
Oak Hill Academy at Columbus Christian Boston 15 10 .600 4½ Gary Woodland/Charley Hoffman, $132,500.................................................................61-64-63—188
Brooklyn 10 18 .357 11 Kevin Na/Bryson DeChambeau, $132,500.................................................................... 59-67-62—188
Tuesday’s Games
College Football New Hope at West Lowndes
New York

8 20 .286 13
Southeast Division
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Luke List/Charles Howell III, $132,500........................................................................... 61-66-61—188
Bubba Watson/Harold Varner III, $97,500..................................................................... 62-67-60—189
Lexi Thompson/Tony Finau, $92,500............................................................................. 61-67-65—193
Oklahoma QB Murray apologizes for anti-gay tweets Columbus Christian at Caledonia Charlotte
13 13 .500 —
12 14 .462 1
Brandt Snedeker/Billy Horschel, $88,750......................................................................63-67-64—194
Steve Stricker/Sean O’Hair, $88,750............................................................................. 62-67-65—194
NORMAN, Okla. — Newly minted Heisman Trophy winner Kyler
Houston at West Point Miami 11 14 .440 1½ Andrew Landry/Luke Donald, $85,000......................................................................... 63-68-65—196
Murray is apologizing for anti-gay tweets posted to his Twitter account Washington 11 15 .423 2 Kyle Stanley/Pat Perez, $82,500....................................................................................63-68-67—199
several years ago, when he was 14 and 15. Leake County at Noxubee County Atlanta 6 20 .231 7 Kevin Kisner/Cameron Champ, $80,000........................................................................63-71-68—202
Central Division
The Oklahoma quarterback tweeted: “I apologize for the tweets Hamilton at Baldwyn W L Pct GB South African Open
Milwaukee 17 8 .680 — Sunday
that have come to light tonight from when I was 14 and 15. I used a poor Heritage Academy at Lamar School Indiana 16 10 .615 1½ At Randpark Golf Club, Johannesburg
choice of word that doesn’t reflect who I am or what I believe. I did not Pillow Academy at Starkville Academy Detroit 13 11 .542 3½ b-Bushwillow Course: 7,116 yards, par-71
Cleveland 6 20 .231 11½ f-Firethorn Course: 7,504 yards, par-71
intend to single out any individual or group.” Purse: $1.25 million
The tweets have since been deleted from the account of the Starkville Christian at Oak Hill Academy Chicago 6 21 .222 12
21-year-old Murray, who won college football’s most prestigious indi- Prep Soccer
Southwest Division
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Final two rounds on Firethorn Course
Louis Oosthuizen, South Africa..............................................................................62b-70f-67-67—266
vidual award Saturday night over Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa and Ohio Today’s Matches Memphis 15 10 .600 — Romain Langasque, France.................................................................................. 69b-68f-69-66—272
Dallas 13 11 .542 1½ Bryce Easton, South Africa.................................................................................... 68b-69f-71-66—274
State’s Dwayne Haskins. Thomas Aiken, South Africa...................................................................................67b-68f-72-67—274
Murray, a junior from the Dallas suburbs, has signed a $4.66 million
Nettleton at Columbus, 5 p.m. New Orleans
San Antonio
14 14 .500 2½
13 14 .481 3 Oliver Wilson, England........................................................................................... 73b-66f-68-67—274
contract with the Oakland Athletics after he was selected in the first Pillow Academy at Heritage Academy, 5 p.m. Houston 11 14 .440 4 Charl Schwartzel, South Africa..............................................................................67f-63b-72-72—274
Brandon Stone, South Africa..................................................................................71b-67f-71-66—275
Northwest Division
round of the Major League Baseball draft in June and this season may Indianola Academy at Starkville Academy, 5 p.m. W L Pct GB Yikeun Chang, South Korea.................................................................................. 70f-65b-72-68—275
Oklahoma City 16 8 .667 — Anthony Michael, South Africa.............................................................................. 67f-71b-69-68—275
be his last in college football. Tuesday’s Matches Denver 17 9 .654 — Haydn Porteous, South Africa...............................................................................68f-70b-68-69—275
Portland 15 11 .577 2 Branden Grace, South Africa..................................................................................66b-68f-71-70—275
Lamar School at Starkville Academy, 5 p.m. Minnesota 13 13 .500 4 Jbe Kruger, South Africa.........................................................................................66b-67f-72-70—275
Kentucky linebacker Allen wins Lott IMPACT Trophy Columbus at Starkville, 5 p.m. Utah 13 14 .481 4½
Pacific Division
Jeff Winther, Denmark...........................................................................................68f-69b-68-70—275
Madalitso Muthiya, Zambia.....................................................................................63b-68f-71-73—275
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — Kentucky linebacker Josh Allen has Caledonia at Kosciusko, 5 p.m. W L Pct GB Zander Lombard, South Africa.............................................................................. 64b-68f-74-70—276
Golden State 18 9 .667 — Kurt Kitayama, United States................................................................................. 63f-69b-74-70—276
won the Lott IMPACT Trophy as the college defensive player having the
biggest influence on his team.
Choctaw County at MSMS, 5:30 p.m. L.A. Clippers 16 9 .640 1 Tapio Pulkkanen,Finland........................................................................................69b-69f-68-70—276
Robert MacIntyre, Scotland................................................................................... 70b-67f-68-71—276
L.A. Lakers 16 10 .615 1½
Allen received the award Sunday night from former Hall of Fame Men’s College Basketball Sacramento
13 12 .520 4
4 22 .154 13½
Ernie Els, South Africa............................................................................................66b-71f-68-71—276
Matt Wallace, Britain.............................................................................................. 65b-69f-68-74—276
safety Ronnie Lott at the Pacific Club. It goes to a player with strong Tuesday’s Games Also
Late Saturday Jarin Todd, United States.......................................................................................68b-72f-69-68—277
academic work, community involvement and team leadership.
Allen edged fellow finalists Ben Burr-Kirven of Washington, Chris-
Millsaps College at Southern Mississippi, 4 p.m. Portland 113, Minnesota 105 John Catlin, United States..................................................................................... 70f-70b-74-69—283
Miami 121, L.A. Clippers 98
tian Wilkins of Clemson and Ben Humphreys of Duke. Mississippi University for Women at Sunday’s Games
New Orleans 116, Detroit 108 Camping World Bowl
The 6-foot-5, 260-pound Allen, from Montclair, New Jersey, has Blue Mountain College, 7:30 p.m. Milwaukee 104, Toronto 99 At Orlando, Florida NAIA Playoffs
San Antonio 110, Utah 97 Championship
14 sacks and 84 tackles this season. He also won the Chuck Bednarik Wednesday’s Game Charlotte 119, New York 107
West Virginia (8-3) vs. Syracuse (9-3),
Saturday’s Game
4:15 p.m. (ESPN)
Award and Bronko Nagurski Trophy as the top defensive player and Southeastern Louisiana vs. Ole Miss (Jackson), Today’s Games Alamo Bowl At Municipal Stadium
Detroit at Philadelphia, 6 p.m. Daytona Beach, Florida
was the Southeastern Conference defensive player of the year. At San Antonio
Morningside (14-0) vs. Benedictine (Kan.)
Allen and the Wildcats will close the season against Penn State in 6:30 p.m. Washington at Indiana, 6 p.m.
New Orleans at Boston, 6:30 p.m.
Iowa State (8-4) vs. Washington State (10-2),
(13-1), 6 p.m.
8 p.m. (ESPN)
the Citrus Bowl. Saturday’s Games Cleveland at Milwaukee, 7 p.m.
Southern Mississippi at Wichita State, 4:30 p.m.
Sacramento at Chicago, 7 p.m.
Utah at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 29
Peach Bowl
Harbaugh says he’s staying at Michigan Cincinnati at Mississippi State, 7:30 p.m.
Orlando at Dallas, 7:30 p.m.
L.A. Clippers at Phoenix, 8 p.m.
At Atlanta
Florida (9-3) vs. Michigan (10-2), 11 a.m.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Jim Harbaugh insisted he is staying at
Women’s College Basketball Memphis at Denver, 8 p.m.
Miami at L.A. Lakers, 9:30 p.m.
Minnesota at Golden State, 9:30 p.m.
Belk Bowl
At Charlotte, North Carolina

Atlantic Division
Today’s Game Tuesday’s Games South Carolina (7-5) vs. Virginia (7-5), 11 a.m.
Tampa Bay 31 23 7 1 47 124 88
Responding to speculation he’s returning to the NFL, the former Portland at Houston, 7 p.m. (ABC)
Toronto 30 20 9 1 41 109 84
San Francisco 49ers coach told ESPN he is not going anywhere . Berry College at Mississippi University for Women, Phoenix at San Antonio, 7:30 p.m. Arizona Bowl
Buffalo 30 17 9 4 38 91 88
Toronto at L.A. Clippers, 9:30 p.m. Boston 30 16 10 4 36 81 76
“This is a choreographed message that comes up at this time every 7 p.m. Wednesday’s Games
At Tucson, Arizona
Arkansas State (8-4) vs. Nevada (7-5),
Montreal 30 15 10 5 35 96 94
Detroit 30 13 13 4 30 88 100
year before signing day,” Harbaugh told ESPN. “It’s people spreading Tuesday’s Games Boston at Washington, 6 p.m.
Brooklyn at Philadelphia, 6 p.m.
12:15 p.m. (CBSSN) Ottawa 31 13 14 4 30 105 122
Cotton Bowl Classic
messages to further their own personal agenda. But I’m on record right Mississippi University for Women at Blue Mountain Detroit at Charlotte, 6 p.m. At Arlington, Texas
Florida 28 11 11 6 28 93 101
Metropolitan Division
here, right now: I’m not going anywhere. I’m staying at Michigan. We Milwaukee at Indiana, 6 p.m. CFP Semifinal, Notre Dame (12-0) vs. Clemson GP W L OT Pts GF GA
have big plans here, and there’s a lot we want to accomplish.”
College, 5:30 p.m. New York at Cleveland, 6 p.m. (13-0), 3 p.m. (ESPN) Washington 29 17 9 3 37 106 90
Oklahoma City at New Orleans, 7 p.m. Orange Bowl
Former Ohio State star receiver and Fox Sports analyst Cris Carter Alcorn State at Southern Mississippi, 6 p.m. Portland at Memphis, 7 p.m. At Miami Gardens, Florida
Columbus 29 16 11 2 34 100 99
N.Y. Islanders 28 14 11 3 31 82 83
Atlanta at Dallas, 7:30 p.m.
has said Harbaugh is a potential candidate to lead the Green Bay Wednesday’s Game Miami at Utah, 8 p.m.
CFP Semifinal, Oklahoma (12-1) vs. Alabama
(13-0), 7 p.m. (ESPN)
N.Y. Rangers 29 14 12 3 31 85 92
Carolina 28 13 11 4 30 71 77
Packers and Cleveland Browns. Louisiana at Ole Miss, 11 a.m. Minnesota at Sacramento, 9 p.m.
Pittsburgh 28 12 10 6 30 96 91
Toronto at Golden State, 9:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31
After Harbaugh and the eighth-ranked Wolverines were celebrated Thursday’s Game Military Bowl
Philadelphia 28 12 13 3 27 86 101
Sunday at a banquet, he didn’t want to discuss the topic much at a pre-
viously scheduled news conference to promote the team’s appearance Philander Smith College at Mississippi University Football At Annapolis, Maryland
Cincinnati (10-2) vs. Virginia Tech (6-6),
New Jersey 28 10 12 6 26 86 100
Central Division
in the Peach Bowl. for Women, 5:30 p.m. Bowl Schedule 11 a.m. (ESPN)
Sun Bowl
Saturday’s Games Nashville 30 19 10 1 39 95 77
At El Paso, Texas
Why did he address it with ESPN? Friday’s Game Celebration Bowl
At Atlanta Stanford (8-4) vs. Pittsburgh (7-6), 1 p.m. (CBS)
30 17 8 5 39 108 88
29 18 9 2 38 101 80
“To make a statement of it, to go on record and not be asked any- Mississippi State at Southern Mississippi, 6 p.m. NC A&T (9-2) vs. Alcorn State (9-3), 11 a.m. Redbox Bowl Dallas 30 16 11 3 35 83 78
more after that by people who like to yap and ask questions,” Harbaugh (ABC) Santa Clara, Calif. Minnesota 29 15 12 2 32 88 87
Saturday’s Games Cure Bowl Michigan State (7-5) vs. Oregon (8-4), 2 p.m. St. Louis 28 10 14 4 24 78 94
told reporters. At Orlando, Florida (FOX) Chicago 31 9 17 5 23 84 115
Michigan won 10 games this season for the third time under Mississippi University for Women at Huntingdon Tulane (6-6) vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (7-6), Liberty Bowl Pacific Division
12:30 p.m. (CBSSN) At Memphis, Tenn. GP W L OT Pts GF GA
Harbaugh but dropped to 0-4 against the rival Buckeyes and fell out of College, 2 p.m. New Mexico Bowl Missouri (8-4) vs. Oklahoma State (6-6), Calgary 31 19 10 2 40 107 85
the Big Ten and national championship races. The Wolverines face No. 2:45 p.m. (ESPN) Anaheim 32 16 11 5 37 81 94
Ole Miss at Louisiana Tech, 2 p.m. At Albuquerque
North Texas (9-3) vs. Utah State (10-2), 1 p.m. San Jose 31 15 11 5 35 97 96
10 Florida on Dec. 29 in the Peach Bowl. Sunday’s Game (ESPN) Holiday Bowl Vegas 32 17 14 1 35 96 91
Harbaugh, who is 38-13 at Michigan, is in the fourth year of a Las Vegas Bowl At San Diego Edmonton 30 16 12 2 34 82 87
seven-year contract with a compensation package that gives him more Northwestern State at Alabama, 2 p.m. Fresno State (11-2) vs. Arizona State (7-5), 2:30 Northwestern (8-5) vs. Utah (9-4), 6 p.m. (FS1)
Gator Bowl
Vancouver 32 13 16 3 29 95 109
p.m. (ABC) Arizona 28 13 13 2 28 73 76
than $7 million per year. He returned nearly four years ago to the school
where he was a star quarterback after going 44-19-1 with the 49ers,
Junior College Basketball Camellia Bowl
At Montgomery, Alabama
Georgia Southern (9-3) vs. Eastern Michigan
At Jacksonville, Florida
NC State (9-3) vs. Texas A&M (8-4), 6:30 p.m.
Los Angeles 30 11 18 1 23 67 91

NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for
winning the 2012 NFC championship. Today’s Games (7-5), 4:30 p.m. (ESPN) overtime loss. Top three teams in each division
New Orleans Bowl Tuesday, Jan. 1 and two wild cards per conference advance to
“I’m so happy that he’s our coach,” Michigan athletic director Warde Women: Itawamba at Lawson State, 5:30 p.m. Middle Tennessee (8-5) vs. Appalachian State Outback Bowl playoffs.
Manuel said. “And I look forward to him coaching, as I said before, until At Tampa, Florida
Men: Itawamba at Lawson State, 7:30 p.m. (10-2), 8 p.m. (ESPN)
Mississippi State (8-4) vs. Iowa (8-4), 11 a.m. Late Saturday
he retires from Michigan and ends his career here.” Friday’s Game Tuesday, Dec. 18 (ESPN2) Calgary 5, Nashville 2
Manuel said it is a credit to Harbaugh that his name is often Boca Raton (Fla.) Bowl Citrus Bowl Sunday’s Games
mentioned to fill openings in the NFL.
Women: EMCC vs. South Georgia Technical UAB (10-3) vs. North Illinois (8-5), 6 p.m. At Orlando, Florida Vancouver 6, St. Louis 1
(ESPN) Kentucky (9-3) vs. Penn State (9-3), Noon Winnipeg 7, Philadelphia 1
“Jim is one of the greatest coaches — college or pro,” Manuel said. (ABC) Boston 2, Ottawa 1, OT
Wolverines quarterback Shea Patterson said he hasn’t thought
about whether he will stay in school or pro, adding he plans to talk about
on the air Wednesday, Dec. 19
Frisco (Texas) Bowl
San Diego State (7-5) vs. Ohio (8-4), 7 p.m.
Fiesta Bowl
At Glendale, Arizona
LSU (9-3) vs. UCF (12-0), Noon (ESPN)
Montreal 3, Chicago 2
Anaheim 6, New Jersey 5, SO
Edmonton 1, Calgary 0
(ESPN) Rose Bowl Vegas 4, Dallas 2
his future with Harbaugh and his family. Today Thursday, Dec. 20
At Pasadena, California
Washington (10-3) vs. Ohio State (12-1), 4 p.m.
Today’s Games
Pittsburgh vs. N.Y. Islanders at Nassau
NBA Gasparilla Bowl (ESPN) Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 6 p.m.
College Soccer 7 p.m. — New Orleans at Boston NBA TV
At St. Petersburg, Florida
Marshall (8-4) vs. South Florida (7-5), 7 p.m.
Sugar Bowl
At New Orleans
N.Y. Rangers at Tampa Bay, 6:30 p.m.
Los Angeles at Detroit, 6:30 p.m.
(ESPN) Texas (9-4) vs. Georgia (11-2), 7:45 p.m. New Jersey at San Jose, 9:30 p.m.
Maryland beats Akron for men’s title 8 p.m. — Memphis at Phoenix, Fox Sports (ESPN) Tuesday’s Games
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — Amar Sejdic scored on a penalty kick Friday, Dec. 21 Toronto at Carolina, 6 p.m.
Southeast Bahamas Bowl Monday, Jan. 7 Los Angeles at Buffalo, 6 p.m.
in the 57th minute and Maryland held off Akron 1-0 on Sunday night to 9:30 p.m. — Miami at LA Lakers, NBA TV At Nassau College Football Championship Vancouver at Columbus, 6 p.m.
win its fourth NCAA soccer title. Toledo (7-5) vs. FIU (8-4), 11:30 a.m (ESPN) At Santa Clara, California Arizona at Boston, 6 p.m.
“It’s a moment that I’ve thought of since I came to Maryland. I
NFL Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Cotton Bowl winner vs. Orange Bowl winner,
7 p.m. (ESPN)
Detroit at Washington, 6:30 p.m.
Montreal at Minnesota, 7 p.m.
At Boise, Idaho
knew that if the moment came I wanted to be the guy to step up and 7:15 p.m. — Minnesota at Seattle, ESPN Western Michigan (7-5) vs. BYU (6-6), 3 p.m.
Football Championship
Ottawa at Nashville, 7 p.m.
(ESPN) Chicago at Winnipeg, 7 p.m.
take it,” Sejdic said. “Scoring a goal in a meaningful match like that and RODEO Subdivision Playoffs Florida at St. Louis, 7 p.m.
celebrating with all the players is something that I’ll remember forever.” Saturday, Dec. 22 Edmonton at Colorado, 8 p.m.
9 p.m. — PRCA Rodeo, Wrangler National Finals, Birmingham (Ala.) Bowl Quarterfinals
Akron’s Colin Biros kicked Johaness Bergmann in the face pursu-
ing the ball inside the 18-yard box, resulting in the penalty shot. Sejdic
CBS Sports Network Memphis (8-5) vs. Wake Forest (6-6), 11 a.m.
Friday, Dec. 7
Maine 23, Weber State 18
Saturday, Dec. 8
calmly converted the opportunity with a well-struck shot to the right of SOCCER Armed Forces Bowl
At Fort Worth, Texas North Dakota State 35, Colgate 0 Sunday’s Moves
Ben Lundt after the goalkeeper guessed wrong and dove to the left. 1:55 p.m. — Premier League, Everton vs. Houston (8-4) vs. Army (9-2), 2:30 p.m. (ESPN) South Dakota State 27, Kennesaw State 17
Eastern Washington 34, UC Davis 29
National League
Dollar General Bowl
“I thought he would go to my left and he went to my right,” Lundt Watford, NBC Sports Network At Mobile, Alabama NEW YORK METS — Named Chili Davis hitting
Buffalo (10-3) vs. Troy (9-3), 6 p.m. (ESPN) Semifinals coach, Chuck Hernandez bullpen coach and
Dayne St. Clair made two saves in Maryland’s fifth straight shutout. Tuesday Hawaii Bowl
At Honolulu
Louisiana Tech (7-5) vs. Hawaii (8-5), 9:30 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 14 or Saturday, Dec. 15
Maine (10-3) vs. Eastern Washington (11-2),
Luis Rojas quality control coach.
National Hockey League
“We’re brothers,” St. Clair said. “We’re so close. The relationship COLLEGE BASKETBALL (ESPN) North Dakota State (13-0) vs. South Dakota NHL — Suspended Toronto F Zach Hyman
this team has is sensational, and I think that’s why we’re sitting here 6 p.m. — Villanova at Pennsylvania, ESPN2 State (10-2), TBA two games for a hit against Boston D Charlie
today.” Wednesday, Dec. 26 McAvoy on Saturday.
6 p.m. — Loyola Marymount at Maryland, SEC SERVPRO First Responder Bowl Championship CAROLINA HURRICANES — Recalled G Scott
The goal came on Maryland’s first penalty kick during regulation Network At Dallas Saturday, Jan. 5 Darling from Charlotte (AHL).
Boston College (7-5) vs. Boise State (10-3), At Toyota Stadium
play all season. LOS ANGELES KINGS — Recalled F Austin
8 p.m. — Colorado at New Mexico, ESPN2 12:30 p.m. (ESPN) Frisco, Texas Wagner from Ontario (AHL).
“I could not be more proud of this group,” coach Sasho Cirovski Quick Lane Bowl Semifinal winners, Noon MINNESOTA WILD — Recalled F Luke Kunin
said. “We talked about this being a big moment for our program. They 8 p.m. — North Florida at Minnesota, SEC At Detroit from Iowa (AHL).
Network Minnesota (6-6) vs. Georgia Tech (7-5), 4:15 NEW YORK ISLANDERS — Returned G
were pushed and hardened after a challenging schedule. And now, p.m. (ESPN) Semifinals Christopher Gibson to Bridgeport (AHL).
they’re jewels. I am incredibly happy for them.” NBA Cheez-It Bowl Saturday, Dec. 8
Valdosta State 30, Notre Dame (Ohio) 24
Recalled F Josh Ho-Sang from Bridgeport.
At Phoenix
Maryland shared the 1968 title with Michigan State and also won 7 p.m. — Portland at Houston, NBA TV California (7-5) vs. TCU (6-6), 8 p.m. (ESPN) Ferris State 42, Minnesota State-Mankato 25
Riley Barber to Hershey (AHL).
championships in 2005 and 2008. Cirovski won his third title at the 9:30 p.m. — Toronto at LA Clippers, NBA TV Thursday, Dec. 27 Championship SOCCER
school. Major League Soccer
NHL Independence Bowl Saturday’s Game
ATLANTA UNITED — Declined options on G
At Shreveport, Louisiana At McKinney, Texas
“We needed to sort of get back to the Maryland way of doing thing,” 6:30 p.m. — Detroit at Washington, NBC Sports Temple (8-4) vs. Duke (7-5), 12:30 p.m. (ESPN) Valdosta State (13-0) vs. Ferris State (15-0), Mitch Hildebrandt, Ds Sal Zizzo and Michael
Cirovski said. “One of those things was like Dayne (St. Clair) mentioned, Pinstripe Bowl 3 p.m. Parkhurst and Ms Oliver Shannon and Andrew
Network At Bronx, New York Wheeler-Omiunu. Exercised options on G Alec
is to be prideful on the defensive side of the ball and make it hard to play RODEO Miami (7-5) vs. Wisconsin (7-5), 4:15 p.m. Division III Playoffs Kann, F Romario Williams, Ds Mikey Ambrose
against Maryland.” (ESPN) Semifinals and Greg Garza and Ms Julian Gressel, Jeff
Maryland finished the season 13-6-4, and Akron was 15-7-2.
9 p.m. — PRCA Rodeo, Wrangler National Finals, Texas Bowl Saturday, Dec. 8 Larentowicz and Darlington Nagbe. Re-signed
Mount Union 28, Johns Hopkins 20 D Jon Gallagher.
“We knew that they would be aggressive, try to press us and CBS Sports Network At Houston
Baylor (6-6) vs. Vanderbilt (6-6), 8 p.m. (ESPN) Mary Hardin-Baylor 31, Wisconsin-Whitewater 14 FC DALLAS — Traded the rights to F
disrupt our rhythm,” Akron coach Jared Embick said. “We never really SOCCER Tesho Akindele to Orlando City for 2019
targeted allocation money and 2020 general
Friday, Dec. 28 Championship
got in a comfort zone and I credit Maryland’s work rate and pressure.” 1:55 p.m. — Premier League, Watford vs. Music City Bowl Friday’s Game allocation money. Traded F Maxi Urruti to
At Shenandoah, Texas Montreal for a 2019 first-
Sejdic was selected the College Cup’s Most Outstanding Player. Manchester City, NBC Sports Network At Nashville, Tennessee
Purdue (6-6) vs. Auburn (7-5), 12:30 p.m. Mount Union (14-0) vs. Mary Hardin-Baylor, round draft pick and targeted
— From Staff and Wire Reports (ESPN) (14-0), 7 p.m. allocation money.
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forward to. This is fun,” said By winning the third W L T Pct PF PA Home Away AFC NFC Div
Brees, who shrugged off a overtime game in the past New England 9 4 0 .692 364 293 6-0-0 3-4-0 6-3-0 3-1-0 3-1-0
pair of turnovers to throw four seasons at A&T Stadi-

defense propel Bears
Miami 7 6 0 .538 278 333 6-1-0 1-5-0 6-4-0 1-2-0 4-1-0
a 1-yard touchdown pass to um between these division Buffalo 4 9 0 .308 201 320 2-4-0 2-5-0 3-7-0 1-2-0 1-3-0
Zach Line, then scored on rivals, the Cowboys (8-5) N.Y. Jets 4 9 0 .308 270 330 2-4-0 2-5-0 3-7-0 1-2-0 1-4-0
a 1-yard sneak as the Saints won their fifth straight South
avenged a season-opening game and took a two-game W L T Pct PF PA Home Away AFC NFC Div By ANDREW SELIGMAN togetherness. When you
loss to the Bucs (5-8) and lead over the defending Su- Houston 9 4 0 .692 323 259 5-2-0 4-2-0 7-3-0 2-1-0 3-2-0 The Associated Press teach that and you talk
rebounded from a defeat the per Bowl champion Eagles Indianapolis 7 6 0 .538 349 300 4-2-0 3-4-0 6-5-0 1-1-0 3-2-0
about it over and over and
previous week at Dallas. (6-7) and Washington with Tennessee 7 6 0 .538 251 254 5-1-0 2-5-0 5-6-0 2-0-0 3-2-0 CHICAGO — The Chi-
“This is the stuff you three games left. Jacksonville 4 9 0 .308 212 273 3-4-0 1-5-0 3-7-0 1-2-0 1-4-0 over — as a culture, as a
cago Bears harassed Jared building, everyone together
remember, especially road Carson Wentz threw for North
Goff and squashed the Los
games — you know, road three touchdowns, includ- W L T Pct PF PA Home Away AFC NFC Div as a family — and then they
Angeles Rams’ high-pow- do it, it lights a fire. It puts
locker rooms, bus rides, ing two tying scores in the Pittsburgh 7 5 1 .577 367 306 3-3-0 4-2-1 4-5-1 3-0-0 3-1-1
Baltimore 7 6 0 .538 321 241 4-2-0 3-4-0 6-4-0 1-2-0 2-3-0
ered offense while shuf- us in a great position. We
back on the plane. Those fourth quarter. But he never fling their way to a surpris-
moments together,” Brees got a chance in overtime be- Cleveland 5 7 1 .423 292 332 4-2-1 1-5-0 3-5-1 2-2-0 2-1-1 do talk about one game at
Cincinnati 5 8 0 .385 307 397 3-4-0 2-4-0 3-6-0 2-2-0 1-3-0 ing victory over the team a time. They’re gonna enjoy
added. “It’s hard to win in cause Prescott engineered that came in with the NFL’s
this league, it’s hard to win a 13-play, 75-yard drive. West tonight and then we’re gon-
W L T Pct PF PA Home Away AFC NFC Div best record. na get right back in it and
on the road. We’re going to Prescott overcame two In a season of huge
enjoy these moments and interceptions and a lost fum-
x-Kansas City 11 2 0 .846 471 351 6-0-0 5-2-0 9-1-0 2-1-0 4-0-0 get ready for next week.”
L.A. Chargers 10 3 0 .769 366 270 5-2-0 5-1-0 7-2-0 3-1-0 2-2-0 strides, this might be Coming off a shaky out-
continue to build on ‘em.” ble to set career highs in Denver 6 7 0 .462 290 282 3-3-0 3-4-0 4-5-0 2-2-0 2-2-0 their biggest one yet.
New Orleans’ defense completions (42), attempts ing against Detroit, Goff
Oakland 3 10 0 .231 244 388 2-5-0 1-5-0 2-7-0 1-3-0 0-4-0 Eddie Goldman led was 20 of 44 for 180 yards
did its part after allowing (54) and yards passing NATIONAL CONFERENCE a dominant effort by the
two first-half touchdowns, (455). with a 19.1 rating. NFL
East defense and the NFC rushing leader Todd Gur-
too, sacking Jameis Win- “Helpless feeling,” W L T Pct PF PA Home Away NFC AFC Div North-leading Bears beat ley ran for a season-low 28
ston four times and limiting Wentz said. “I’ve got a lot Dallas 8 5 0 .615 276 246 6-1-0 2-4-0 7-3-0 1-2-0 4-1-0 the NFC West champion yards on 11 carries, and
the NFL’s No. 1-ranked of- of lot of confidence in the Philadelphia 6 7 0 .462 281 295 4-3-0 2-4-0 4-6-0 2-1-0 3-2-0 Rams 15-6 on Sunday night. the Rams’ three-game win
fense to 81 yards in the sec- defense. They were making Washington 6 7 0 .462 249 297 3-4-0 3-3-0 6-5-0 0-2-0 2-3-0
“Our play on defense streak came to an end.
ond half — most of that on plays today. We just didn’t N.Y. Giants 5 8 0 .385 307 331 2-4-0 3-4-0 4-7-0 1-1-0 1-4-0
— all I can say is wow,” The Rams’ only other
the final drive of the game do enough early offensively South
coach Matt Nagy said. loss was at New Orleans.
“We got dominated in and that cost us.” W L T Pct PF PA Home Away NFC AFC Div
The Rams (11-2) But against the Monsters
the second half,” said Bucs The Cowboys dominated y-New Orleans 11 2 0 .846 447 283 5-1-0 6-1-0 8-2-0 3-0-0 3-1-0
missed a chance to secure of the Midway, they man-
coach Dirk Koetter, whose almost from the start, but Carolina 6 7 0 .462 324 332 5-1-0 1-6-0 4-5-0 2-2-0 1-2-0
team won a high-scoring let the Eagles stay close to Tampa Bay 5 8 0 .385 332 383 4-3-0 1-5-0 4-6-0 1-2-0 2-3-0 a first-round playoff bye aged just 214 yards.
shootout 48-40 at New Orle- set up a wild fourth quarter. Atlanta 4 9 0 .308 316 367 3-4-0 1-5-0 4-5-0 0-4-0 2-2-0 and fell into a tie with New “Consistently over and
ans in Week 1. “We haven’t Dallas, which can clinch the North Orleans for home-field ad- over I continue to put our
been shut down like that in NFC East title with a win at W L T Pct PF PA Home Away NFC AFC Div vantage throughout the players in bad spots,” Los
a long time.” Indianapolis next Sunday, Chicago 9 4 0 .692 359 247 6-1-0 3-3-0 7-2-0 2-2-0 3-1-0 NFC playoffs. Angeles coach Sean McVay
Brees completed 24 of finished with 576 yards, Minnesota 6 5 1 .542 275 270 4-2-0 2-3-1 5-3-1 1-2-0 2-1-1 Goff threw a ca- said. “Certainly a humbling
31 passes for 201 yards and the most since gaining 578 Green Bay 5 7 1 .423 315 307 5-1-1 0-6-0 3-6-1 2-1-0 1-2-1 reer-high four intercep- night, but it’s one you get a
one interception. Michael against the St. Louis Cardi-
Detroit 5 8 0 .385 271 319 3-4-0 2-4-0 3-7-0 2-1-0 1-3-0 tions and was sacked chance to look at yourself
Thomas had 11 receptions nals in 1973.
West three times, with Gold- critically, find a way to get
W L T Pct PF PA Home Away NFC AFC Div man getting to him for a
for 98 yards, giving him 298 Cooper finished with a better and move forward
y-L.A. Rams 11 2 0 .846 425 313 6-0-0 5-2-0 7-2-0 4-0-0 4-0-0 tiebreaking safety early in
catches since entering the career-high 217 yards re- accordingly and that’s ex-
Seattle 7 5 0 .583 319 259 3-2-0 4-3-0 6-3-0 1-2-0 2-2-0
league in 2016 — surpass- ceiving on 10 catches in his the third quarter. actly what we’re going to do
Arizona 3 10 0 .231 178 327 1-6-0 2-4-0 3-6-0 0-4-0 2-2-0
ing Odell Beckham Jr. and second game in the past Bradley Sowell became and that’s all I know how to
San Francisco 3 10 0 .231 275 350 3-3-0 0-7-0 1-8-0 2-2-0 0-4-0
Jarvis Landry, both with three with at least 180 yards the first Bears offensive do. And I have to be better
288, for the most by a player and two scores. All three x-clinched playoff spot
lineman in 11 years with for our football team. This
in his first three seasons in of Cooper’s touchdowns — y-clinched division a touchdown reception loss is on me. I didn’t do a
NFL history. the others from 75 and 28 when he caught a 2-yard- nearly good enough job for
A week after being held yards — were in the fourth Thursday, Dec. 6 Thursday’s Game er from Mitchell Trubisky us today. I trust we will re-
Tennessee 30, Jacksonville 9 L.A. Chargers at Kansas City, 7:20 p.m. in the third quarter. And
to a season-low 176 yards quarter and overtime. Saturday, Dec. 15
spond the right way.”
Sunday’s Games
total offense in a 13-10 loss Acquired from Oakland N.Y. Giants 40, Washington 16 Houston at N.Y. Jets, 3:30 p.m. after four straight last- The Bears (9-4)
to Dallas that ended a 10- for a 2019 first-round draft Miami 34, New England 33 Cleveland at Denver, 7:20 p.m. place finishes in the NFC bounced back from a wild
game winning streak, the pick seven games into the Cleveland 26, Carolina 20 Sunday, Dec. 16 North, Chicago continued overtime loss at the New
Tennessee at N.Y. Giants, Noon
Saints started slowly again. season, Cooper leads the Indianapolis 24, Houston 21
Green Bay at Chicago, Noon
to close in on its first divi- York Giants and won for the
Winston threw two NFL with 642 yards receiv- New Orleans 28, Tampa Bay 14 sion title and playoff ap- sixth time in seven games.
Detroit at Buffalo, Noon
Green Bay 34, Atlanta 20
touchdown passes to Cam- ing since Week 9, his first Tampa Bay at Baltimore, Noon pearance since 2010. Khalil Mack and
N.Y. Jets 27, Buffalo 23
eron Brate, the latter a game with the Cowboys. Kansas City 27, Baltimore 24, OT
Arizona at Atlanta, Noon “For them to go out and Akiem Hicks had sacks.
Oakland at Cincinnati, Noon
1-yarder set up by Adar- He had nine catches for 190 L.A. Chargers 26, Cincinnati 21 Dallas at Indianapolis, Noon
do it (against) a team that Roquan Smith, Prince
ius Taylor’s interception yards after halftime. San Francisco 20, Denver 14 Miami at Minnesota, Noon had only one loss all year Amukamara, Eddie Jack-
to put the Bucs up 14-3 at The Cowboys went for it Detroit 17, Arizona 3 Washington at Jacksonville, Noon long ... is so powerful for son and Kyle Fuller had
Oakland 24, Pittsburgh 21 Seattle at San Francisco, 3:05 p.m. our guys now because it
halftime. The fourth-year on fourth-and-1 from the Ea- interceptions, helping
Dallas 29, Philadelphia 23, OT New England at Pittsburgh, 3:25 p.m.
pro also threw an 11-yard- gles 19 in overtime and got Chicago 15, L.A. Rams 6 Philadelphia at L.A. Rams, 7:20 p.m.
helps us grow,” Nagy said. Chicago come away with
er to Brate on the opening it with a 1-yard plunge from Today’s Game Monday, Dec. 17 “It helps us grow with con- the win despite a shaky
drive of the game. Ezekiel Elliott. Minnesota at Seattle, 7:15 p.m. New Orleans at Carolina, 7:15 p.m. fidence. It helps us grow effort from Trubisky.

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Drake along the sideline. He cut toward The play was the longest from scrimmage
the middle and found a seam, helped by to win a game with no time remaining in
a block from guard Ted Larsen at the 30. the fourth quarter since the 1970 merger.
Drake beat two Patriots to the corner of Brady threw for 358 yards and three
the end zone — defensive back J.C. Jack- scores, but the Patriots (9-4) lost in Miami
son and tight end Rob Gronkowski, who for the fifth time in their past six visits.
was on the field as part of New England’s The Dolphins (7-6) came from behind five
prevent defense. times to help their slim wild-card chances.
“Drake runs a 4.3, and Gronk probably “We’re playing one week at a time right
runs a 4.6 or 4.7, so you feel good about that now,” Miami coach Adam Gase said. “Any
matchup,” Tannehill said. loss could be the end.”
Then came one last pass to punctuate The Patriots’ Stephen Gostkowski
the play — Drake reared back for a celebra- missed an extra point for the first time in
tory heave into the stands as the Dolphins’ 38 tries this season early in the game, and
bench emptied and teammates swarmed also missed a 42-yard field goal try. But his
him. 32-yarder to cap a 55-yard drive put the Pa-
“Football,” said Patriots quarterback triots ahead 30-28 with 6 minutes, 45 sec-
Tom Brady, “is a crazy game.” onds left.
The Dolphins call the play “Boise” be- Belichick opted to have Gostkowski
cause it was borrowed from the Boise State kick a 22-yarder in the closing seconds
playbook, and they had been working on it rather than pin the Dolphins near their
all year. goal line. Instead, Miami returned the en-
“You rep it in practice over and over,” suing kickoff to the 31 — and on the next
receiver Kenny Stills said. “Sometimes it’s play pulled off a miracle.
like, ‘Why are we doing this?’ And now we Brady broke the NFL record for career
know why.” touchdown passes including postseason
It brought to mind other NFL last-sec- and now has 582, three more than Peyton
ond stunners, including Roger Staubach’s Manning. His scores covered 2 yards to Ju-
“Hail Mary”, the “Miracle in the Meadow- lian Edelman, 37 to Cordarrelle Patterson
lands” and the “Immaculate Reception”. and 16 to Gronkowski.

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this season. And Geor- JONATHAN TAYLOR, quarterbacks — includ-
gia’s offense could flow RB, WISCONSIN ing 2012 Heisman winner
through running back With a bowl game Johnny Manziel at Texas
D’Andre Swift no matter still to play, Taylor has A&M.
who plays quarterback. rushed for 3,966 yards SAM EHLINGER, QB,
JALEN HURTS, QB, through his sophomore TEXAS
TEAM TBD season, an NCAA record The sophomore has
Tagovailoa’s backup previously held by Wis- a little Tim Tebow in his
at Alabama is almost consin Heisman winner game, passing for 3,127
certain to transfer in the Ron Dayne. The Badgers yards and 25 touchdowns
offseason after having disappointed in 2018, and rushing for 541 and
graduated. That means starting in the top five 13. If the Longhorns take
he can play immediately and going 7-5. That killed another step forward and
next season. He’ll be col- Taylor’s Heisman hopes. can overtake the Soon-
lege football’s most prized The Heisman has become ers in the Big 12, it would
free agent, a former a quarterback’s award, likely mean Ehlinger has
Southeastern Conference but If the Badgers bounce stepped up, too. Though
player of the year. Where back in 2019, Taylor can he could be losing two
he lands will help deter- make a run. NFL-quality receivers in
mine his Heisman hopes. J.T. DANIELS, QB, juniors Collin Johnson
Let’s speculate. Oregon USC and Lil’Jordan Humphrey.
is coached by former Al- Daniels flashed five- n Others possible
abama assistant Mario star talent as a freshman candidates are: Adrian
Crisotbal and the Ducks starter for the Trojans, Martinez, QB, Nebraska;
could be looking for a who stumbled to a 5-7 sea- AJ Dillion, RB, Boston
quarterback if Herbert de- son. He will have a new of- College; Jacob Eason, QB,
parts. Or how about Hurts fensive coordinator next Washington; D’Eriq King,
at Oklahoma, trying to be- year in former Texas Tech QB, Houston; Rondale
come the third-0straight coach Kliff Kingsbury, Moore, WR, Purdue; and
Oklahoma quarterback to who has a history of devel- Brock Purdy, QB, Iowa
win the Heisman? oping highly productive State.
4B MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2018 The Dispatch •


Jackson leads
Pepperdine 69, Jackson St. 66 22. South Carolina (5-4) beat
Sunday’s Men’s Major Portland 76, Sacramento St. 67 Appalachian State 80-50; at Duke, ppd.,
UC Irvine 60, Montana 51 weather.
Scores UC Santa Barbara 55, Ark.-Pine Bluff 45 23. Missouri (7-2) beat UMKC 66-59; beat
EAST UCLA 65, Notre Dame 62 Saint Louis 74-62.
Columbia 74, Iona 71 Utah Valley 98, N. Arizona 78 24. Gonzaga (9-1) beat Washington State
Delaware 88, St. Francis (Pa.) 83

Lady Vols past
Duquesne 80, Longwood 71
Niagara 71, New Hampshire 67
Southeastern Conference 25. Miami (8-2) beat New Orleans 78-38.
St. John’s 89, Princeton 74 Men Michigan State 88,
Wagner 105, New Rochelle 57 Conf. Pct. Overall Pct.
SOUTH Auburn 0-0 .000 8-1 .889 No. 3 Oregon 82
Alabama 76, Arizona 73 Mississippi State 0 -0 .000 8-1 .889 OREGON (7-1): Boley 9-18 0-0 24, He-

Chattanooga 83, VMI 65 Tennessee 0-0 .000 7-1 .875 bard 5-9 0-0 10, Sabally 5-12 0-0 10, Cazorla
Coll. of Charleston 87, Kentucky 0-0 .000 7-2 .778 1-6 0-0 3, Ionescu 10-21 4-5 29, Gildon 1-2 0-0
Georgia College & State 69 LSU 0-0 .000 7-2 .778 2, Giomi 1-1 0-0 2, Chavez 1-2 0-0 2, Totals
Georgia Tech 73, Florida A&M 40 Arkansas 0-0 .000 6-2 .750 33-71 4-5 82.
LSU 91, Incarnate Word 50 Vanderbilt 0-0 .000 6-2 .750 MICHIGAN STATE (8-1): Cook 4-7 4-4
Lipscomb 107, Navy 81 Ole Miss 0-0 .000 6-2 .750 12, Gaines 3-6 0-0 6, Allen 11-14 2-4 27, Cloud-
Old Dominion 79, Fairfield 69 Alabama 0-0 .000 6-3 .667 en 3-5 3-5 9, McCutcheon 4-14 3-4 14, Cooks
Samford 77, Alabama A&M 59 Missouri 0-0 .000 6-3 .667 4-7 0-0 10, Hollie 4-4 0-0 8, Ozment 1-2 0-0 2,
Tennessee St. 64, Coppin St. 55 Georgia 0-0 .000 5-3 .625 Totals 34-59 12-17 88. By MARK ROSNER
Tennessee Tech 97, Hiwassee 60 Florida 0-0 .000 5-4 .556 Oregon 25 14 21 22 —82
Virginia 57, VCU 49 South Carolina 0-0 .000 4-5 .444 Michigan St. 22 24 23 19 —88 The Associated Press
Virginia Tech 81, SC State 44 Texas A&M 0-0 .000 3-4 .429 3-Point Goals—Oregon 12-30 (Boley 6-12,
Wofford 82, Coastal Carolina 71 Sabally 0-4, Cazorla 1-6, Ionescu 5-7, Chavez
Cleveland St. 77, Notre Dame College 56
Saturday, Dec. 8
Boston College at Texas A&M, ccd., weather
0-1), Michigan St. 8-14 (Cook 0-1, Allen 3-4, AUSTIN, Texas — Even as
McCutcheon 3-5, Cooks 2-3, Ozment 0-1).
Evansville 89, Ball St. 77 Michigan 89, South Carolina 78 Assists—Oregon 22 (Cazorla 11), Michigan Meme Jackson went ice cold from
Iowa St. 101, Southern U. 65 Michigan State 63, Florida 59 St. 24 (McCutcheon 8). Fouled Out—Oregon
North Dakota 83, Milwaukee 72 Seton Hall 84, Kentucky 83 Ionescu, Rebounds—Oregon 35 (Hebard 11), the field in recent games, Tennes-
Saint Louis 65, Oregon St. 61 Western Kentucky 78, Arkansas 77
SOUTHWEST Mississippi State 82, Clemson 71
Michigan St. 32 (Allen 7). Total Fouls—Oregon
19, Michigan St. 9. A—6,462. see women’s basketball coach Holly
Texas 72, Purdue 68 Ole Miss 81, Illinois State 74
No. 5 Louisville 80, Warlick had no hesitation keeping
FAR WEST Auburn 82, Dayton 72
Denver 93, Western Colorado University 69 Sunday’s Games
No. 19 Kentucky 75 her on the floor.
Sunday’s answer
Hawaii 82, Hawaii Hilo 75 Alabama 76, Arizona 73
Montana St. 95, Washington St. 90
Nevada 74, Grand Canyon 66
LSU 91, Incarnate Word 50
Tennessee 76, Gonzaga 73
KENTUCKY (9-1): McKinney 2-8 0-0 5,
Wyatt 2-3 2-2 7, Howard 9-17 6-7 25, Morris 4-8 “Her defense has just been phe- Sudoku is a number-
San Diego 82, CS Northridge 68 Today’s Games 2-2 11, Murray 5-12 6-7 18, Anyagaligbo 0-2 0-0
0, Green 0-2 0-0 0, Paschal 2-5 0-0 4, Roper
nomenal,” Warlick said. placing puzzle
Sudoku based on
is a number-
7 4 5 1 3 8 6 9 2
Santa Clara 82, Sonoma State 54 No games scheduled
Tennessee 76, Gonzaga 73 Tuesday’s Games 2-3 0-1 5, Totals 26-60 16-19 75. So it was a nice bonus for the a 9x9 grid
placing with based
puzzle severalon 8 6 9 2 5 7 4 1 3

2018 Conceptis Puzzles, Dist. by King Features Syndicate, Inc.
Washington 70, Seattle 62 No games scheduled LOUISVILLE (10-0): Dunham 4-7 3-4 11,
Wednesday’s Games Fuehring 4-5 4-6 12, Carter 1-1 1-2 3, Durr 13- ninth-ranked Lady Vols when Jack- agiven
9x9 grid with several
numbers. The object 2 3 1 9 6 4 8 5 7
The Associated Press 25 4-6 32, Jones 5-8 1-4 12, Shook 0-2 0-0 0,
Southeastern Louisiana at Ole Miss, 6:30 p.m.
Evans 4-7 2-2 10, Laemmle 0-0 0-0 0, Robin- son found a groove on the offensive given numbers.
is to place The object
the numbers
Men’s Top 25 Fared LSU at Houston, 8 p.m. (ESPN2)
son 0-0 0-4 0, Totals 31-55 15-28 80.
end Sunday, too. is
1 8 7 6 4 2 9 3 5
1. Gonzaga (9-1) beat Washington 81-79;
Thursday’s Games
No games scheduled Kentucky 19 10 23 23 —75 1 to place
to 9 in thethe numbers
empty spaces
lost to No. 7 Tennessee 76-73.
2. Kansas (8-0) beat Wofford 72-47; beat
Friday’s Games Louisville 24 12 31 13 — 80
Jackson scored a career-best 33 1sotothat
9 ineach
the empty spaces
row, each 3 5 2 7 8 9 1 4 6
No games scheduled 3-Point Goals—Kentucky 7-16 (McK-
New Mexico State 63-60. Saturday’s Games inney 1-4, Wyatt 1-2, Howard 1-2, Morris 1-2, points, Evina Westbrook had 23 and so that each
column row, each
and each 3x3 box 6 9 4 3 1 5 2 7 8
3. Duke (9-1) beat Hartford 84-54; beat Murray 2-3, Paschal 0-1, Roper 1-2), Louis-
Tennessee at Memphis, 11 a.m. (ESPN2)
Tennessee beat No. 12 Texas 88-82. column
containsand theeach
same3x3 box
Yale 91-58.
4. Virginia (9-0) beat Morgan State Utah at Kentucky, 4 p.m. (ESPN2)
Arizona State at Georgia, 5 p.m. (SEC Network)
ville 3-13 (Durr 2-10, Jones 1-2, Evans 0-1).
Assists—Kentucky 10 (Howard 6), Louisville contains the same number
4 7 8 5 2 1 3 6 9
83-45; beat VCU 57-49.
5. Michigan (10-0) beat Northwestern Auburn vs. Alabama-Birmingham, at 13 (Jones 4). Fouled Out—Kentucky Wyatt, “I was more patient today, and only once. The difficulty
only once. The difficulty 9 2 3 4 7 6 5 8 1
Rebounds—Kentucky 32 (Howard 10), Lou-
62-60; beat South Carolina 89-78. Legacy Arena, at Birmingham, Alabama, 6:30 p.m.
isville 28 (Dunham 7). Total Fouls—Kentucky my teammates were giving me level increases from
6. Nevada (10-0) beat No. 20 Arizona (CBS Sports Network) level increases from 5 1 6 8 9 3 7 2 4
State 72-66; beat Grand Canyon 74-66. UTSA vs. Arkansas, at North Little Rock, 26, Louisville 21. Technical Fouls—Louisville
great looks,” Jackson said. Monday to Sunday.
7. Tennessee (7-1) beat No. 1 Gonzaga Arkansas, 7 p.m. Jones 1. A—13,786. Monday to Sunday. Difficulty Level 12/08

76-73. Cincinnati at Mississippi State, 7:30 p.m.
(SEC Network) No. 9 Tennessee 88, Jackson made two free throws with
8. Auburn (8-1) beat UNC Asheville 67-41;
beat Dayton 82-72. LSU vs. Saint Mary’s, at Las Vegas, 10 p.m. No. 12 Texas 82 21.6 seconds left to give Tennessee
9. Kentucky (7-2) lost to Seton Hall
84-83, OT. Texas A&M vs. Oregon State, at Portland,
TENNESSEE (8-0): Davis 2-4 2-4 7,
Green 3-7 4-4 10, Green 2-7 3-4 8, Jackson (8-0) a five-point lead. She entered
Oregon, 10 p.m. (Pac-12 Network)
10. Michigan State (8-2) beat No. 18 Iowa
90-68; beat Florida 63-59. Sunday, Dec. 16
10-18 9-11 33, Westbrook 8-15 4-5 23, Collins
1-5 2-4 5, Harris 0-1 0-0 0, Burrell 1-3 0-0 2,
Sunday averaging 10 points per game.
11. Florida State (8-1) beat Troy 83-67; Chattanooga at Ole Miss, 5 p.m. (SEC Network) Massengill 0-0 0-0 0, Totals 27-60 24-32 88. “She’s in the gym constantly so
beat UConn 79-71.
12. Wisconsin (8-2) beat Rutgers 69-64; Sunday’s Women’s Major TEXAS (7-2): Underwood 2-4 0-0 4,
White 3-7 3-3 9, Sutton 5-11 1-2 11, Warren for her to get 33, I’m not surprised,”
lost to Marquette 74-69, OT.
13. Texas Tech (8-0) beat Arkansas-Pine
Scores 7-12 5-6 21, Williams 4-12 3-4 14, Aborowa 2-4
4-5 8, Collier 0-3 0-0 0, Allen-Taylor 0-0 0-0 0, Warlick said.
Bluff 65-47. Holmes 1-5 0-0 2, Littleton 4-8 3-4 13, Totals
14. North Carolina (7-2) beat UNC Dartmouth 59, Fairfield 46
Florida St. 57, St. John’s 53 28-66 19-24 82. Audrey Warren had a sea-
Wilmington 97-69.
15. Virginia Tech (8-1) beat VMI 89-68; Hartford 67, Bryant 57
Hofstra 45, UMBC 42
14 26 22 26 —88
23 12 22 25 —82 son-best 21 points for Texas (7-2),
beat S.C. State 81-44.
16. Kansas State (6-2) lost to Tulsa 47-46. La Salle 62, Norfolk St. 52 3-Point Goals—Tennessee 10-18 (Davis
1-1, Green 1-2, Jackson 4-9, Westbrook 3-4,
and Danni Williams scored all 14 of
Minnesota 77, Boston College 69
17. Buffalo (9-0) beat Le Moyne 89-55;
beat St. Bonaventure 80-62. NJIT 72, LIU Brooklyn 51 Collins 1-2), Texas 7-17 (Sutton 0-1, Warren 2-3,
Williams 3-8, Littleton 2-5). Assists—Tennessee
her points in the second half.
New Hampshire 74, Holy Cross 62
18. Iowa (7-2) lost to No. 10 Michigan Tennessee got a five-point swing
Sunday’s Cryptoquote:
Penn St. 80, St. Bonaventure 65 8 (Westbrook 6), Texas 12 (Sutton 5). Fouled
State 90-68; beat Iowa State 98-84. Out—Texas Underwood. Rebounds—Tennessee
19. Ohio State (8-1) beat Illinois 77-67.
20. Arizona State (7-1) lost to No. 6
UCF 71, Delaware 60
Villanova 76, Temple 68 35 (Davis 6), Texas 41 (Williams 8). Total Fouls— when the Longhorns’ Jada Under-
Tennessee 22, Texas 24. A—4,275.
Nevada 72-66. Wright St. 60, Manhattan 44
wood missed an open layup and
21. Villanova (8-2) beat Temple 69-59;
beat Saint Joseph’s 70-58.
Austin Peay 75, Alabama A&M 58 No. 23 Missouri 74, Jackson hit a 3-pointer for a six-
22. Mississippi State (8-1) beat McNeese
90-77; beat Clemson 82-71.
Bethune-Cookman 74, Flagler 59
Florida 62, Florida A&M 38
Saint Louis 62 point lead with 4 minutes, 24 sec-
MISSOURI (8-2): Schuchts 2-5 0-0 5,
23. Maryland (8-2) lost to Purdue 62-60; George Mason 91, E. Kentucky 75
beat Loyola of Chicago 55-41. Louisiana-Monroe 72, MVSU 65
Aldridge 1-3 2-2 5, Chavis 1-2 0-0 3, Cunning-
ham 4-11 8-9 18, Smith 6-16 0-1 15, Berg 1-2 onds remaining.
Louisville 80, Kentucky 75
24. Nebraska (8-2) lost to Minnesota
85-78; beat Creighton 94-72. Memphis 53, Samford 48
0-0 2, Tahane 5-6 3-4 13, Levy 4-7 2-4 11,
Roundtree 1-2 0-0 2, Troup 0-1 0-0 0, Totals
The Lady Vols trailed by 11 in
25. Furman (10-0) beat Elon 98-74; beat
South Carolina Upstate 74-60.
Miami 78, New Orleans 38
South Alabama 77, Alabama St. 65
25-55 15-20 74.
SAINT LOUIS (4-6): Wilken 3-6 2-3 8,
the first quarter but strung togeth-
No. 7 Tennessee 76,
South Florida 63, George Washington 30
UT Martin 62, Lipscomb 53
Clark 4-9 2-3 11, Frantz 3-6 1-2 9, Harbison er an 11-0 run in the second quarter
7-15 2-2 18, McMahan 4-8 0-0 8, Flowers 1-4
No. 1 Gonzaga 73
Winthrop 58, Elon 57
1-2 3, Zars 1-2 0-1 2, Lindfors 0-0 0-0 0, Rice and led 40-35 at halftime.
1-2 0-0 3, Totals 24-52 8-13 62.
TENNESSEE (7-1): Alexander 1-3 0-1
2, Schofield 12-22 0-0 30, Pons 3-7 0-0 7,
Indiana 98, Missouri St. 74
Iowa St. 87, North Dakota 35
Missouri 25 15 9 25 —74 Texas shot miserably in the sec-
Williams 6-13 3-3 16, Bone 2-13 0-0 5, Walker Kansas 76, Grambling St. 45
Saint Louis 10 18 16 18 — 62
3-Point Goals—Missouri 9-27 (Schuchts ond quarter, missing 14 of 17.
0-1 0-0 0, Fulkerson 1-2 3-6 5, Johnson 0-1 0-0 Marquette 76, Northwestern 57
0, Bowden 4-10 0-0 11. Totals 29-72 6-10 76. Michigan 85, Oakland 59
1-4, Aldridge 1-3, Chavis 1-2, Cunningham
2-5, Smith 3-7, Berg 0-1, Levy 1-3, Roundtree
The Longhorns have lost two
GONZAGA (9-1): Clarke 8-12 5-9 21, Michigan St. 88, Oregon 82
Kispert 4-6 2-2 13, Hachimura 8-18 4-6 21, Milwaukee 57, N. Dakota St. 55
0-1, Troup 0-1), Saint Louis 6-17 (Clark 1-4,
Frantz 2-4, Harbison 2-5, McMahan 0-2, Rice
straight to top-10 teams, but coach
Perkins 0-6 0-0 0, Norvell 5-13 0-0 13, Jones
0-0 0-0 0, Petrusev 2-4 1-2 5, Foster 0-0 0-0 0.
Missouri 74, Saint Louis 62
Nebraska-Omaha 53, CS Bakersfield 46
1-2). Assists—Missouri 20 (Cunningham 8), Karen Aston was relatively pleased
Saint Louis 9 (Frantz 4). Rebounds—Missouri
Totals 27-59 12-19 73.
Halftime—Tennessee 34-33. 3-Point
Purdue 65, Loyola of Chicago 41
South Dakota 79, Bellevue (SD) 40
34 (Smith 13), Saint Louis 29 (Clark 5). Total Sunday, considering the 18-point
Fouls—Missouri 14, Saint Louis 19. A—3,784.
Goals—Tennessee 12-29 (Schofield 6-10,
Bowden 3-7, Williams 1-2, Pons 1-3, Bone 1-6,
UMKC 92, Missouri-St. Louis 63 defeat against Mississippi State on
Johnson 0-1), Gonzaga 7-18 (Kispert 3-4, Nor-
W. Michigan 54, Detroit 44
Xavier 80, Delaware St. 59 Florida 62, Florida A&M 38 Dec. 2 in Austin.
vell 3-9, Hachimura 1-3, Perkins 0-1, Petrusev SOUTHWEST FLORIDA A&M (1-6): Ballew 2-9 3-4 7,
0-1). Fouled Out—Williams. Rebounds—Ten- Arkansas St. 73, Tulsa 60 Royal 0-2 0-0 0, Darks 2-6 0-0 4, Moye 4-8 0-0
9, Williams 1-8 2-2 4, Dilworth 0-2 0-0 0, Cook
“We didn’t really have an answer
nessee 38 (Williams 12), Gonzaga 39 (Clarke, DePaul 87, Oklahoma 76
Kispert 9). Assists—Tennessee 22 (Bone 9), Portland St. 89, UTEP 61 2-6 1-3 5, Goram 0-0 0-0 0, James 3-6 2-2 9,
Mitchell 0-1 0-0 0, Totals 14-48 8-11 38.
for those two guards today,” Aston
Gonzaga 14 (Perkins 9). Total Fouls—Tennes-
see 16, Gonzaga 17.
Tennessee 88, Texas 82
FAR WEST FLORIDA (3-6): Moore 1-4 2-4 4, Wil- said. “We have to start with the
liams 8-12 0-0 16, Smith 1-7 1-4 3, Staples 3-8
Alabama 76, Arizona 73
Arizona 70, Long Beach St. 43
Arizona St. 70, Colorado St. 39 1-2 8, Washington 4-8 3-4 11, Brower 0-1 0-0 0, defensive end. I don’t have to start
de Oliveira 2-9 3-3 7, Johnson 4-9 1-2 13, Totals
ARIZONA (7-3): Jeter 9-16 1-3 19, Wil-
liams 6-11 0-0 16, Coleman 2-5 4-4 8, Ran-
CS Northridge 77, San Diego St. 74
Colorado 59, Navy 43 23-58 11-19 62. with effort. I had to start with effort
dolph 7-20 0-0 17, Akot 2-7 1-2 7, Luther 2-6 0-0 Gonzaga 76, Washington St. 53 Florida A&M
9 14 2 13 —38
19 8 21 14 —62 last Monday. I didn’t think we had
4, Lee 1-2 0-0 2, Barcello 0-0 0-0 0, D.Smith Hawaii 66, Hawaii Pacific 51
0-3 0-0 0. Totals 29-70 6-9 73. Oregon St. 82, Santa Clara 31 3-Point Goals—Florida A&M 2-11 (Ballew
0-3, Moye 1-2, Williams 0-2, Dilworth 0-2, James
any fight in us last Sunday.”
ALABAMA (6-3): Hall 3-4 7-9 13, Ingram Portland 82, Willamette 27
1-2 0-0 2, Lewis 7-13 2-4 20, H.Jones 0-1 0-4 0, UC Davis 76, Seattle 59
1-2), Florida 5-28 (Moore 0-1, Williams 0-1, Smith
0-6, Staples 1-5, Washington 0-3, de Oliveira 0-3,
Tennessee entered the game
Mack 4-10 2-3 12, Reese 5-9 3-3 15, G.Smith
4-6 0-1 8, A.Johnson 1-3 0-0 2, Petty 1-8 2-4 4. The AP Women’s Top 25 Johnson 4-9). Assists—Florida A&M 3 (Williams ranked 263rd in the country by mak-
2), Florida 13 (Washington 4). Rebounds—Florida
Totals 26-56 16-28 76.
Halftime—Alabama 39-30. 3-Point Fared A&M 30 (Cook 9), Florida 44 (Washington 10). ing 63.6 percent of its free throws.
Total Fouls—Florida A&M 17, Florida 9. A—1,309.
Goals—Arizona 9-24 (Williams 4-7, Randolph
3-9, Akot 2-4, Coleman 0-1, D.Smith 0-1, Lu-
1. UConn (9-0) beat Saint Louis 98-42;
beat Seton Hall 99-61. They were much better against Tex-
ther 0-2), Alabama 8-19 (Lewis 4-5, Reese 2-3, 2. Notre Dame (8-1) beat Toledo 72-56. SEC Women as, hitting 24 of 32 after making 25
Mack 2-5, A.Johnson 0-1, H.Jones 0-1, Petty 3. Oregon (7-1) lost to Michigan State Conf. Pct. Overall Pct.
0-4). Rebounds—Arizona 35 (Jeter 9), Ala- 88-82.
4. Baylor (7-0) did not play.
Mississippi State
0-0 .000 9-0 1.000
0-0 .000 8-0 1.000
of 30 in a win over Stetson.
bama 39 (Hall 9). Assists—Arizona 10 (Cole-
man 6), Alabama 11 (Petty 4). Total Fouls—Ari- 5. Louisville (10-0) beat UT Martin Kentucky 0-0 .000 9-1 .900 “We’re a good free-throw shooting
102-62; beat No. 19 Kentucky 80-75. Auburn 0-0 .000 7-1 .875
zona 19, Alabama 14. A—9,581 (15,383).
6. Mississippi State (9-0) beat No. 18 Missouri 0-0 .000 8-2 .800 team,” Warlick said. “But we just have
LSU 91, Incarnate Word 50 Marquette 85-82.
7. Maryland (9-0) beat James Madison
Texas A&M
0-0 .000 6-2 .750
0-0 .000 7-3 .700 to get our mind right. We’ve gotten
INCARNATE WORD (5-6): Brown 1-7 3-4
5, Peevy 3-8 9-10 16, Ene 5-12 2-2 13, Mo.Tay-
lor 0-3 2-4 2, Murray 3-7 0-0 7, Davis 1-1 1-3 3,
8. Oregon State (7-1) beat Santa Clara
0-0 .000 6-3 .667
0-0 .000 4-2 .667 our mind right the last two games.
Smith 0-3 0-0 0, Caruso 2-5 0-0 4, Kite 0-1 0-0 82-31.
9. Tennessee (8-0) beat Stetson 65-55;
South Carolina
0-0 .000 6-4 .600
0-0 .000 5-4 .556
They’ve been putting in extra shots.”
0. Totals 15-47 17-23 50.
LSU (7-2): Days 3-7 2-2 9, Reid 7-8 1-2 beat No. 12 Texas 88-82. Vanderbilt 0-0 .000 4-5 .444 Texas: Joyner Holmes made her
16, Mays 4-8 3-3 13, Waters 3-5 2-2 9, Smart 10. N.C. State (10-0) beat Hampton Ole Miss 0-0 .000 4-6 .400 ACROSS
6-10 2-2 16, Bigby-Williams 6-9 2-2 14, Graves 83-51; beat Georgetown 76-65. vs. Maine, Florida 0-0 .000 3-6 .333 first appearance of the season after
Saturday. 1 Newspaper com-
2-4 0-0 6, Reese 1-2 0-0 2, Ma.Taylor 2-8 1-4 6.
11. Stanford (6-1) did not play. Saturday, Dec. 8 recovering from right ankle surgery
Totals 34-61 13-17 91.
12. Texas (7-2) lost to No. 9 Tennessee Arkansas 80, Abilene Christian 68 mentary piece
Halftime—LSU 51-29. 3-Point Goals—In-
carnate Word 3-14 (Peevy 1-1, Murray 1-2, Ene 88-82. Alabama 69, Tulane 58 in October. That’s potentially im- 5 Like the ice caps
1-3, Mo.Taylor 0-1, Kite 0-1, Brown 0-3, Smith
0-3), LSU 10-26 (Smart 2-3, Graves 2-4, Mays
13. California (8-0) beat Saint Mary’s
81-78, OT.
Ole Miss 74, Savannah State 51
Texas A&M 84, Central Arkansas 27 portant for the Longhorns, since the 10 Like bulls
2-6, Waters 1-2, Reid 1-2, Days 1-3, Ma.Taylor 14. Minnesota (9-0) beat Incarnate Word
75-39; beat Boston College 77-69.
Sunday’s Games
Tennessee 88, Texas 82
6-foot-3 Holmes is their best rebound- 11 Tolerated
1-5, Reese 0-1). Rebounds—Incarnate Word
17 (Brown, Peevy 4), LSU 43 (Bigby-Williams 15. Syracuse (8-2) beat Maryland-
Eastern Shore 96-51.
Florida 62,Florida A&M 38
Louisville 80, Kentucky 75
er, a capable scorer inside, and be- 13 Sweeping story
10). Assists—Incarnate Word 7 (Mo.Taylor 3),
LSU 17 (Mays 6). Total Fouls—Incarnate Word 16. Iowa (8-2) beat Iowa State 73-70; beat South Carolina at Duke, ppd. weather cause starting guard Lashann Higgs 14 Made over
IUPUI 72-58. Missouri 74, Saint Louis 62
19, LSU 19. A—9,098 (13,215).
17. Arizona State (7-2) beat Southern Today’s Games is out for the season with a torn left 15 Garden pavilions
Late Saturday Men’s Major University 69-47; beat Colorado State 70-39. No games scheduled
anterior cruciate ligament. Higgs was
18. Marquette (7-2) lost to No. 6 Tuesday’s Games 17 Chest muscle,
Scores Mississippi State 85-82; beat Northwestern McNeese at LSU, 11 a.m.
the team’s leading scorer through the
SOUTHWEST 76-57. Wednesday’s Games for short
Texas Southern 107, Concordia (TX) 70
19. Kentucky (9-1) beat Rhode Island
75-52; lost to No. 5 Louisville 80-75.
Louisiana at Ole Miss, 11 a.m.
Thursday’s Games
three-plus games she played before 18 Apple pie order
CS Bakersfield 73, Idaho 67
Cal Poly 80, Bethune-Cookman 78, OT
20. DePaul (7-3) beat Temple 102-88;
beat Northwestern 76-60; beat Oklahoma
No games scheduled
Friday’s Games
the injury. Holmes played just 11 min- 19 First prime
California 89, San Diego St. 83 87-76. Georgia at Villanova, 6 p.m. utes Sunday, contributing two points number
California Baptist 87, 21. Drake (8-2) beat Clarke 91-43; lost to Mississippi State at Southern Mississippi, 6 p.m.
California Institute of Technology 48 South Dakota State 80-71. UC Riverside vs. Texas A&M, 9:30 p.m. and three rebounds. 20 Young fellow
21 Bring up

Allen, Michigan St. Louisville survives
22 Foals’ mothers
25 Boot parts
26 Smell
Sunday’s answer

upset No. 3 Oregon 27 May honoree DOWN 21 Call to mind

The Associated Press
to beat rival Kentucky 28 Toast spread
29 TV studio equip-
33 “I — Rock”
1 Letter after psi
2 Vatican-based
3 “My Fair Lady”
22 California desert
23 Unyielding
24 Love story
25 Residence
By GARY B. GRAVES 34 Lead or lithium 4 Last month 27 Polo need
EAST LANSING, Mich. — Michigan State wom- The Associated Press 35 Property defacer 5 Spoof 29 Stop
en’s basketball coach Suzy Merchant looked at Ore- 37 Letter after alpha 6 Corpulent 30 “Superman” star
gon’s statistical profile and figured the Ducks could LOUISVILLE, Ky. — With each missed 38 Put in a display 7 Pot part 31 Paid for a hand
be beaten. fourth-quarter free throw, the No. 5 Louisville wom- box 8 Birth parent 32 Flag features
It just wouldn’t be easy. en’s basketball team drew closer to discovering the 39 At any time seeker 36 Writer Brown
“All we had to do was be better than them for two hard way how much every point mattered against 40 Doctrine 9 Magazine order
hours,” Merchant said. “That’s what we just kept No. 19 Kentucky. 41 Cincinnati team 12 Room designs
All of which made the Cardinals appreciate the 16 Derisive calls
talking about. For two hours, our stats have to be
few they made to escape the archrival Wildcats.
just a little bit better.”
Asia Durr scored 32 points and made the first of
Jenna Allen scored 27 points — including a big
several critical free throws down the stretch that
3-pointer the final minute — and Michigan State
helped Louisville hold off Kentucky 80-75 on Sun-
handed No. 3 Oregon its first loss of the season,
day. The victory earned Bluegrass bragging rights
88-82 on Sunday. Up by three late in the fourth for the third year in a row for the Cardinals, but only
quarter, the Spartans ran the shot clock down and after they nearly let it slip away at the foul line.
got the ball to Allen, who sank a 3-pointer with 35 The Cardinals (10-0) appeared to have the game
seconds left, then ran down the court with her arms in control with an 18-point lead midway through the
outstretched to each side, holding three fingers out third quarter and a 67-52 lead entering the fourth.
with each hand. But Kentucky rallied to within four twice in the fi-
Sabrina Ionescu scored 29 points for Oregon and nal 30 seconds as Louisville missed the front end of
Erin Boley added 24, but the Ducks (7-1) didn’t start several opportunities in the final minutes that would
defending well until the final quarter, and Michigan have sealed the game.
State made enough shots late to pull out the win. Durr’s second foul shot with 25 seconds left gave
“They made a layup, they shot a wide open 3, Louisville a 78-73 cushion and Sam Fuehring made
or we fouled them. That was basically the whole one of two from the line 11 seconds later to make
game,” Oregon coach Kelly Graves said. “We just it 79-73. Maci Morris’ jumper brought Kentucky
kind of went through the motions defensively. We’re (9-1) within four before Arica Carter finally sealed
not a very good defensive team anyway, and when it, making the second of two free throws with five
you play with that kind of effort, that’s what’s going seconds left.
to happen.” Fuehringdid much of her damage with 19 first-
Oregon trailed by 11 early in the fourth but ral- half points and finished a point off her season high.
lied to tie it at 75. It was 77-all when Sidney Cooks Durr made 13 of 25 to help lead Louisville’s 56 per-
put Michigan State (8-1) back ahead with a shot
cent shooting, which came in handy as it made just
from around the top of the key. 15 of 28 from the free-throw line. Log cabin
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Alabama Tennessee
Continued from Page 1B Continued from Page 1B
second half Tuesday night at Cole- 12 road non-Conference games. in a 3-pointer with 80 seconds Clarke had 21 points each for season.
man Coliseum and won on a buzz- Alabama: Finished strong to left. the Bulldogs. Hachimura had no trouble
er-beating 3-pointer. avoid a repeat of the last game’s After Rui Hachimura tied it “It was heck of a basketball against one of the nation’s best
“Terrific bounce-back victory,” ending. Got a much-needed win with two free throws, Schofield game,” Gonzaga coach Mark defensive frontcourts, effective-
Alabama coach Avery Johnson in its most high-profile nonconfer- hit a long 3-pointer and Tennes- Few said. “We just ended up on ly using his mid-range jumper
said. “Really exemplified the char- ence game. see held on for its first victory the short end. They made the to score 14 points by halftime.
acter of our team. I don’t know COLEMAN’S RETURN against a No. 1 team — fifth plays down the stretch and we Williams had 12 and the Vols
that a lot of teams can come back Coleman spent two seasons at overall — since beating Kansas didn’t.” led 34-33 after Jordan Bowden
and win after such a disappointing Alabama, starting 16 games, and in 2010. The Zags passed every hit a last-second jumper.
second half that we had in our last arrived at Arizona after a season at “We knew it would have a previous test despite playing Gonzaga built a quick sev-
game, at home.” Samford in Birmingham, Alabama. March kind of feel to it,” said without injured forward Kevin en-point lead in the second
Alabama had seven players He got a warm reception during Tennessee coach Rick Barnes, Tillie. half, let Tennessee claw back,
score during a 23-2 run in the first pregame introductions and heated who moved into a tie with Gary Gonzaga blew out Tex- then went up 58-50 on a pair of
half to build a 33-14 lead. The Wild- up in the second half. Coleman had Williams for 25th in Division as A&M in Spokane, then Norvell 3-pointers as he trad-
cats trimmed it to 39-30 by half- eight points, six assists and five re- I with 668 victories. “When knocked off Illinois, Arizona ed baskets and trash talk with
time on Williams’ 3-pointer and bounds. you play against a No. 1 team, and then-top-ranked Duke to Schofield.
kept closing the gap to start the “This kid is world-class,” Ala- you’re going to play 40 minutes win the Maui Invitational. The Schofield brought the Vols
second. bama’s Johnson said. “Great atti- and we probably did that better Bulldogs beat Washington in back, tying it at 68 with a
BIG PICTURE tude, hard worker. He shows a lot today that we had any other their last game on Hachimura’s 3-pointer from the wing with
Arizona: Had three-game win- of class on a daily basis.” game this season.” last-second jumper. just over three minutes left. He
ning streak snapped. Only previous DAZON INGRAM Gonzaga (9-1) had two shots Tennessee, a popular pre- kept pouring in big shots, lead-
visit to the state of Alabama came Alabama guard Dazon Ingram at a tying 3-pointer, but Zach season Final Four pick, took ing the Vols to a victory against
in the NCAA Tournament in 1997 had back spasms after battling for Norvell Jr. and Hachimura No. 2 Kansas to overtime be- the nation’s top-ranked team
when the Wildcats went on to win a loose ball late in the first half and missed. fore losing and beat Louisville and, most likely, a climb in The
the national title. Won 10 of its last didn’t return. Hachimura and Brandon by 11 in its closest win of the AP Top 25.

Comics & Puzzles
Dear Abby
EAR ABBY: and do her part. dressed to him, his father, his
I am an I’m not sure how grandmother, all three siblings
older IT to broach the and their boyfriends/girl-
professional (58) subject without friends (including me) asking
who had a very an argument for Christmas wish lists. She
successful career ensuing. Help? wants to know what we would
until a year ago. I — SWITCHING like for Christmas and would
was part of a ma- GEARS IN NEW like all of us to “reply all” on
jor layoff at the YORK the email so everyone else
company I worked DEAR will have ideas for Christmas
at for many years. SWITCHING: Ex- presents.
I have not been pect an argument I don’t know how to re-
ZITS able to find a and be prepared spond! I don’t want to appear
job in the IT field for it. You are greedy, but I do like the idea
since. not responsible that she wants to get us all
Besides my for having been presents that we will like. Can
skills and knowl- laid off. It seems you give me any suggestions
edge in IT, I’m
Dear Abby there is plenty of on the best way to respond?
an accomplished ageism in your — PERPLEXED IN ALABAMA
handyman with skills in most field, and it isn’t surprising you DEAR PERPLEXED: Your
of the trades. The issue is, can’t find a comparable job boyfriend’s mother is a
my wife is insistent that I get in IT when the preference ap- generous — and sensible
another job in IT — mostly for pears to be for hiring younger, — woman. She is soliciting
the benefits. cheaper workers. ideas because she doesn’t
Older IT workers have a Frankly, you are fortunate want to waste her time or
very hard time finding work to have both an alternative and money buying something the
in the field. I’d like to start a the initiative to start a handy- recipient won’t like. Answer
GARFIELD handyman company since I en- man business. Good handy- her question. Tell her what you
joy this kind of work. If I start a men are hard to find, and your would like, as long as it isn’t
handyman business, my wife, wife should make the effort to something that will break the
for the first time, would have support you in what could be bank. Your boyfriend can prob-
to go from being a part-time a successful endeavor once it ably give you some hints about
worker at her job to full time to gets on its feet. That’s what her budget. I suggest you talk
provide us with benefits. This partners in life are supposed to him about it.
will cause a lot of strain on to do, isn’t it? Dear Abby is written by
our marriage because she has DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend Abigail Van Buren, also known
made it clear she does not and I have been together for a as Jeanne Phillips, and was
want to work full time. couple of years. He has three founded by her mother, Pauline
I think she’s being selfish. siblings, all in their 20s, none Phillips. Contact Dear Abby
I have provided her with a very married. at or P.O.
nice lifestyle for many years Today I received a group Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA
and feel it’s time she step up email from his mom ad- 90069.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Dec. rolling. Others will come forward wearing everything you think will
10). One of your many talents after you do. work. Then you’ll change out of
this solar return is for bringing TAURUS (April 20-May different elements. And finally,
people together and bathing in 20). Don’t fuss or hesitate over you’ll strip away everything
their resulting concentration of today’s opportunities. They will superfluous.
joy. Here comes a change in rou- be like fresh toast. Get it while LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). The
tine that has happy effects on it’s hot. Otherwise, it will harden same force of attraction that
your health and relationships. as it cools, making each bite a shapes the swirling universe at
Also in 2019: an adorable ani- crumbly mess. large is at the heart of all you
mal encounter, the opening of GEMINI (May 21-June 21). create in your personal realm.
a venture and an international You’ll be lucky today, although Careful, though, as attraction
passport. Scorpio and Pisces don’t expect to think so until can also cause greed and jeal-
BABY BLUES adore you. Your lucky numbers weeks later when you look back ousy. Monitor your attractions.
are: 10, 7, 8, 33 and 20. on the events of Dec. 10 and VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22).
ARIES (March 21-April realize their role in landing you The situation today is some-
19). You are creative and will in a position of good fortune. thing like a marching band in
have ideas about new things CANCER (June 22-July which more than half the play-
to try. You’re also, unlike many 22). The day’s work will be ers are on key and in time. The
in your group, bold enough to a little like putting a stylish ones who are off sort of make it
pitch them. You’ll start the ball outfit together. It starts with a messy show, but it still, more
or less, sounds like music.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23).
You don’t want the same thing
as the others, and for this rea-
son, you’ll find life a lot easier
to manage. No lines, no inflated
costs -- you just go straight to
BEETLE BAILEY the source and plunk down the
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov.
21). Make it brief. Then you’ll
be listened to. They may not
understand it, because the
spirit of brevity leaves much un-
explained, but it’s better to have
attention and questions than to
have no audience.
Dec. 21). Imagine a world in
which you spend your days very
differently than you’re spending
them now. This thought exercise
MALLARD FILLMORE holds a drop of enlightenment if
you go deep enough into it.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan.
19). Maybe it takes a degree of
education to bandy about high-
flown statements, but everyone
knows that education is not in-
telligence. Today’s best reason
will come plain-clothed.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb.
18). Instead of thinking of your
failed projects as mistakes,
think of them as school proj-
ects in the classroom of life.
Generosity abounds from the
FAMILY CIRCUS standpoint of learning. Surely,
you’ve earned many an A.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March
20). You’re feeling sort of quiet,
observant and reflective today.
It’s comfortable for you, as well
as being a good look for you.
One caution: People will project
their hopes and wishes into the
space you’re holding.

Registered nurse
Letters Testamentary
6B MONDAY, December
have10, 2018
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issued to the under-
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Building & Remodeling 1120 Tree Services 1860 Located: Hwy 45 Alt,
CEIVED AT THE OFFICE place, new roof & paint.
OF GOLDEN TRIANGLE GENERATIONS OF North of West Point, $115k. 662-352-4776.
WASTE SERVICES, LOC- A&T Tree Service VERNON is looking for turn right on Yokahama
STRUCTION WORK Bucket truck & stump compassionate and
ATED AT 1311 INDUS- Blvd, 8mi & turn left on STUDIO APT for rent.
WANTED. Carpentry,
TRIAL PARK ROAD, removal. Free est. energetic LPN’s and Darracott Rd, will see Newly remodeled.
small concrete jobs, Serving Columbus
COLUMBUS, MS ON RN’s to join our caring sign, 2.5mi ahead shop $400/mth rent & dep
electrical, plumbing, since 1987. Senior
THE 19th DAY OF team. If you are as on left. 662-494-6218. req. Convenient to town
roof repairs, pressure

December, 2018. citizen disc. Call Alvin @ passionate about long & CAFB. No hud. No
washing and mobile 242-0324/241-4447 term care as we are, pets. 662-328-2340.
home roof coating and "We'll go out on a limb we welcome you to Business Opportunity 6050
THE BIDS WILL BE underpinning. No job for you!"
OPENED AT 8:30 A.M. too small. 549-7031. apply in person at HISTORIC DOWNTOWN Apts For Rent: West 7050
ON December 20, 2018 Generations of Vernon, Columbus: 411 Main

J&A TREE REMOVAL 1050 Convalescent Rd., St. Office, Retail, Res-
SUGGS CONSTRUCTION Work from a bucket
OF THE OKTIBBEHA Vernon, AL 35592 taurant Space available.

Building, remodeling, truck. Insured/bonded. or call 205.695.9313 Apts For Rent: Other 7080 Houses For Rent: New Hope
COUNTY COURTHOUSE Call Jimmy for a free es- and speak with Human Call 423-333-1124.
ON MAIN STREET, metal roofing, painting
& all home repairs. timate 662-386-6286. 7130
Resources for more in-
formation. We have Apts For Rent: Northside 7010 Apartments GREAT LOCATION to
& Houses
The item must be ad- competitive wages, sign
Tom Hatcher, LLC
SERVICE, LLC on bonus for nurses, 520 11TH St. N. - RENTALS school, clean, 2BR/

vertised and clearly Tree trimming and re- and uniform allowance. Renovations almost TOWNHOUSES & APARTMENTS 1BA, a/c, gas heat, w/d
marked on the outside Custom Construction, moval. Fully insured. complete. 2BR/1BA, 1 Bedrooms hook up. No pets, no
of the envelope. Restoration, Remodel-
ing, Repair, Insurance
Free estimates. Central H&A, fresh 2 Bedroooms 1 BEDROOM HUD. 662-327-2798.
“SEALED BID TO BE Lv msg after 3rd ring,
OPENED December 20, claims. 662-364-1769.
*Now Accepting Credit Bargain Column 4180
& Debit Cards*
paint, new flooring,
3 Bedrooms 2 BEDROOMS available for showing.
appliances and more.
2018." Failure to com- Licensed & Bonded
Call Curt 662-418-0889 EARLY WOOD Scrolled Taking applications 3 BEDROOMS
ply will cause the bid to or 662-549-2902 Dresser/Mirror. 42"L, now. $450/mo + $450 Furnished & Houses For Rent: South 7140
be disqualified. General Services 1360 “A cut above the rest” 4 drawers, open knee, deposit with good refer-
very nice, $99. ences only. No HUD or © The Dispatch 2BR/2BA, 2300 sqft,
The Board of Commis- MUSIC THEORY LES- DEPOSIT very nice w/ 2 car gar-
sioners reserves the SONS
Good Things To Eat 2150 662-329-2080. pets. Call Long & Long 1, 2, & 3 Baths age, lg back yard. Pets
right to accept or reject $25 per hour PEEPLES PECANS
Lease, Deposit AND need approval. $1,050
any and all bids re- Chords, Scales, Modes per mo + dep. 662-574- Mobile Homes for Rent 7250
ceived. & more! Call Jimbo @
FOX RUN COMPANY LLC & Credit Check CREDIT CHECK 7879 or 662-328-8655.
Starkville, MS Range, 30" white RENT A fully equipped
662-364-1687 Custom cracking, smooth top, self clean- 1 & 2 BR near hospital.
327-8555 662-329-2323
Published by order of If no answer leave $595-645/mo. Military Houses For Rent: Starkville camper w/utilities &
voicemail or text. shelling, & blowing your ing. Very good cond. cable from $145/wk -
the Board of Commis- $70. 662-329-2080. discount offered, pet 7170
pecans. We also sell $535/month. Colum-
sioners of Golden Tri- area, pet friendly, and
shelled, halved, & bus & County School
angle Cooperative Ser- RETAINER WALL, drive- furnished corporate 2BR/1BA house w/ 2
vice District.
pieces! 662-574-1660. Farm Equipment & Supplies
apartments available. Apts For Rent: Other 7080 2411 HWY 45 N locations. 662-242-
way, foundation, con- acres in county. 3 miles 7653 or 601-940-1397.
crete, masonry restora- General Help Wanted 3200 4420 ON SITE SECURITY. 1BR/1BA in Historic
COLUMBUS, MS from Strk, 5 miles from
By: Mary Ann Gilliland tion, remodeling, base- ON SITE MAINTENANCE. MSU South Entrance,
General Manager Downtown Columbus.
ment foundation, re- Accountant Position - 2016 JOHN Deere ON SITE MANAGEMENT. $525/mo. No pets. W/D, carport. SMALL Investment Property 8550
pairs, small dump truck Columbus A/R, A/P, 5100E Tractor, 210 24-HOUR CAMERA 662-328-8655. Commercial Property For dogs ok w/ deposit.
Publish Dates: hauling (5-6 yd) load & hours. $46,500. SURVEILLANCE. Great for grad student 20% UNDIVIDED in-
12/3/18 Payroll, Sales Tax,
Also, 2016 15ft
Rent 7100
demolition/lot cleaning. Journal Entries, Recon- Benji @ 662-386-4446 1BR/1BA located in His- or professor. Non- terest (other owner has
12/10/18 Burr Masonry Kubota Bush hog avail. Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm. toric Downtown Colum- COMMERCIAL PROPER- smoking. $700/mo. 80%) in beautiful devel-
ciliations, Closings for
662-242-0259. multiple companies. 205-329-1790. Sat/Sun by appt only. bus, Open space, very TIES/Retail/Office Utilities not included. opment property at the
IN THE CHANCERY nice. $650/mo. 662- 662-617-5601. southeast intersection
COURT OF LOWNDES Attention to detail & Spaces starting @
WORK WANTED: accuracy are req. Com- Auctions 4120 328-8655. $285/mo. Downtown & of two four-lane high-
COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI 3BR/2BA House, very ways, US Hwy 82 and
Licensed & Bonded-car- petitive salary w/ bene- 1, 2, 3 BEDROOM apart- East Columbus loca- nice, 2 mi SW of Stk &
pentry, painting, & de- fits & health insurance. tions. 662-435-4188. US Hwy 45. Equidistant
IN THE MATTER OF THE ments & townhouses. MSU. $1500/mo. to Starkville, Columbus,
ESTATE molition. Landscaping, Send Resumes To:
jobs@ Call for more info. 205-515-6579. and West point. About
OF S. H. LIVINGSTON, gutters cleaned, bush 662-328-8254.
hogging, clean-up work, OFFICE SPACE: 2,000 four miles from Golden
JR., DECEASED Houses For Rent: Other 7180 Triangle airport. 80%
pressure washing, mov- DOWNTOWN - WALK to square feet. 294
ing help & furniture CAMGIAN MICROSYS- MUW, church & shops! Chubby Dr. Flexible leas- SMALL COTTAGE: owner likely wants to
NO. 2018-0250-C TEMS has a position develop. 205-826-
repair. 662-242-3608 2BR/1BA, central H&A, ing terms. Available 1BR/1BA, all appl. incl.
opening for a Corporate hardwood. No Pets, no now. 662-328-8254. 3225.
VELMA WILLIAMS LIV- Accountant. This is a Water, trash, lawn incl.
INGSTON, SAMUEL HIL- Lawn Care / Landscaping smoking, no HUD. Avail- in lease. Near Stark-
full-time position. able January. $675/
ARY LIVINGSTON, III, 1470 Primary responsibilities HISTORIC DOWNTOWN ville, Columbus & West Lots & Acreage 8600
JAMES CLIFTON LIVING- $675. Credit check.
will include leading the Call Long & Long Real Columbus Office, Retail, Point. No pets.
STON, AND LULU L. $500/mo. $400 dep. 2.28 +/- Acre Lot.
JESSE & BEVERLY'S accounting functions Estate, 662-328-0770. Restaurant Space avail- App/refs/lease req. 149 Tanyia Lane. Off of
LAWN SERVICE. Mow- and overseeing the gen- able. Call 662-328-
ECUTORS Lake Lowndes Road.
ing, cleanup, landscap- eral ledger. For more de- DOWNTOWN: 2BR/1BA, 8655 or 662-574-7879. 662-242-2923. Has asphalt drive &
ing, sodding, & tree cut- tails about the position CH&A, 1 story, W/D, parking, 1200 ft. shop
NOTICE TO CREDITORS ting. 356-6525. and requirements, go to historic district, 1 block Houses For Rent: Northside Land For Rent / Lease 7190
w/ living area, septic from downtown, $625/
Letters Testamentary careers. Send resume mo. + $625 dep. NO 7110 25 ACRES, Hay or Pas- tank & water meter. No
have been granted and Painting & Papering 1620 ture land in Steens for trailers. $45,000. Call
to Camgian-HR PETS. 662-574-8789. 662-574-0345.
issued to Velma Willi- BLUECUTT ESTATES: rent. 662-327-4392.
SULLIVAN'S PAINT Peaceful & Quiet area.
ams Livingston, Samuel 3BR/2BA, ch/a, double
Hilary Livingston, III, SERVICE garage, chain link
Certified in lead PCA NEEDED. Part-time, FIRST FULL MONTH Hunting Land 7200
James Clifton Living- RENT FREE! 1 & 2 Bed- fenced backyard, newly 3.5 Acre Lot. 3 estab-
ston, and Lulu L. Yarbor- removal. Offering spe- but long-term to work remodeled, $115,000. lished trailer lots. Play-
cial prices on interior & with paralyzed man in room Apts/Townhomes. 135 ACRES in Caledo-
ough, Co-Executors of
exterior painting, pres- his home. Columbus Stove & refrigerator. 662-352-4776. nia. $1,400 for hunting ground. Located on
the Estate of S. H. Liv- $335-$600 Monthly. lease. 662-327-4392. Morgan Lane. Off of
sure washing & sheet residents only. If dedic- Harris Road. Caledonia
ingston, Jr., deceased, rock repairs. ated to your patients, Credit check & deposit. Houses For Rent: New Hope
by the Chancery Court call after noon for an in- Coleman Realty, Mobile Homes for Rent 7250 Schools. $25,000.
Free Estimates 7130
of Lowndes County, Mis- Call 435-6528 terview. 662-329-3234. 662-329-2323. 662-574-0345.
sissippi, on the 27 day 2BR/1BA Trailer. 129
of November, 2018. 4BR/2BA, 1.25 Acres Brownlee Dr. $500
This is to give notice to
General Help Wanted 3200 Christopher Hills Sub; per mo. $350 dep. LOWNDES COUNTY 45
all persons having $197K (15K below ap- Call 662-295-3262. acres on Sobley & Dav-
claims against said es- praisal). New Hope is Rd. Excellent hunting.
tate to Probate and Re- School District. Avail- 3BR/2BA Trailer, New 1 mile west of Hwy. 69.
gister same with the able to rent $1,000/ Hope school dist. Small creek runs thru
Chancery Clerk of mth - must meet minim- $500/mo & $500 dep. property. $1375 per
Lowndes County, Mis- um credit/income re- Call between 10a-7p. acre. 205-799-9846 or
sissippi, within ninety quirements. Military 662-386-4292. 205-695-2248.
(90) days from this families welcome. Move NO TEXT MESSAGES.
date. A failure to so Pro- in ready. Dep $500 plus
bate and Register said first month’s rent. Hot NICE 3BR/2BA DBW
claim will forever bar the tub, detached apart- MH in North Columbus. WINTER SPECIAL
Close to schools & 1.95 acre lots.
same. ment, & large wired Good/bad credit.
shop. Contact James CAFB. $600/mo +
10% down, as low as
THIS the 29th day of Thompson @ 662-574- $600 dep. 662-308-
November, 2018. 6269. 7781 or 601-940-1397. $299/mo. Eaton Land.
Classes / Training Miscellaneous
/s/Velma Williams Liv-
Velma Williams Living-
approved hands on Aviation training.
Receive maximum value of write off for
SHOUT Mobile Homes for Sale 8650

Financial aid for qualified students. your taxes. Running or not! All condi- 3BR/2BA, Singlewide
/s/ Samuel Hilary Liv- $299/month
ingston, III Career placement assistance. Call tions accepted. Free pickup. Call for 3BR/2BA Doublewide
Samuel Hilary Living- Aviation Institute of Maintenance, 1-866- details. 855-400-8263 $369/month
ston, III 4BR/2BA, Doublewide
367-2510. $400/month
/s/ James Clifton Liv- Services-General Call 205-372-7273.
James Clifton Livingston
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