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Facebook gun threat lands student in jail
Suspect posted that he would bring The post has since been tak-
en down, Shelton said.
partment for their proactive
and speedy response to remov-

a gun to Columbus High Monday Columbus Municipal School
District Superintendent Cherie
ing the immediate threat,” she
added.
Labat told The Dispatch in a Shelton said additional CPD
By ISABELLE ALTMAN school tomorrow and i put that text message that school will be officers will be patrolling the
ialtman@cdispatch.com ong....” held today as usual. schools today to ensure the stu-
Columbus Police Chief Fred “We will not be postponing dents’ safety.
A Columbus High School Shelton confirmed the person school,” Labat said. “The sit- He also thanked communi-
student is in custody after he believed to have made the post Shelton Labat uation has been resolved. We ty members who saw the post
apparently made a Facebook was in custody by Sunday eve-
ed to youth court. worked diligently through this and alerted CPD, which he said
post threatening to shoot the ning. The subject is a male juve- situation with our school re- allowed officers to respond
school. nile who attends CHS. Shelton said investigators
source officers and the Colum- quickly. He added it’s important
The post, which appeared It’s unclear whether the learned of the post at about 3
bus Police Department. Safety for the safety of students for po-
Sunday afternoon, included a suspect will be charged as a p.m. Sunday and that he re- is our number one priority for lice officers to take all threats
photo of a shirtless male and juvenile or an adult, something ceived multiple text messages students, faculty and staff. against schools seriously.
said: “... just be at school tomor- Shelton said will be up to a mu- from concerned citizens who “I would like to commend “We talk about credible
row and yall better take cover in nicipal judge. If charged as a ju- wanted to ensure police knew our school resource officers threats, but ... a threat is a
that b**** im takeing a gun to venile, the case will be remand- about the threat. and the Columbus Police De- threat,” he said.

CHRISTMAS CONSTRUCTION Starkville
drafts MDOT
roadway access
standards
Suggested policy will
space access points
to one per 200 feet
along a frontage
By Alex Holloway
aholloway@cdispatch.com

The city of
Starkville is looking
to implement new
access standards for
its roadways, which
could affect future
developments.
City Engineer
Edward Kemp said Kemp
a draft of the policy,
presented at Fri-
day’s work session,
is a “first stab” and a
starting point for dis-
cussion about access
management in the
city.
Access man- Spruill
agement’s primary goals are to
increase the overall safety of
Deanna Robinson/Dispatch Staff Starkville’s transport system, to
Will Pugh, 8, decorates a homemade gingerbread house at a friend’s home in Columbus Saturday morning. “I like the minimize congestion and to reduce
M&M’s,” Will said. He is the son of Bryndi Kelso and Ian Pugh. the number of curb cuts or entry
points into roadways, Kemp said —
which, in turn, should reduce the
number of conflict points along a
road.
Starkville Mayor Lynn Spruill
Under the capitol dome said the policy, if it takes effect, will
codify some of the things the city

Analysis: Top 2 Republican counties
would like to see projects consider.
To this point, she said, the city has
only been able to offer suggestions.

could split in governor primary
“We’ve got engineers that are
doing projects and they’ll say, ‘We
want to do this, or, ‘We want to do
that’ and Edward will say, ‘Well, we
The first Republican to enter the 2019 gin with additional votes from
counties with smaller popula-
There’s no guarantee
each will win the place he
suggest this,’” she said. “But then
they go, ‘Where is this in the code?
governor’s race was Petal Mayor Hal Marx tions.
Two of the Republicans
lives, but home turf is an ad-
vantage. Foster’s presence in
Where is this in the policy?’ We
don’t have one.”
By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS conservative communities. running for governor in 2019 the race will force Reeves to Kemp described access manage-
The Associated Press In a largely rural state of just come from the strongest GOP spend money and energy in ment as a balancing act between ac-
under 3 million residents, Re- counties. Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves northern Mississippi while cess to businesses and safety.
JACKSON — The road to publican candidates’ strategy is from Rankin County in the also trying to line up support “We do have a lot of roadways
the Republican nomination is usually to seek support in a central part of the state, and in GOP strongholds along and we do have a lot that are al-
for statewide offices in Mis- short list of vote-rich counties state Rep. Robert Foster is the Gulf Coast. ready at capacity in some situa-
sissippi runs through a few and to pad out a winning mar- from DeSoto County up north. See ANALYSIS, 6A See Standards, 6A

Weather Five Questions Dispatch Local Folks Public
1 Who sang “Lost in Love,” “All Out of Love,” “The holiday meetings
One That You Love” and “Making Love Out of Nothing Dec. 18: Columbus
at All”? schedule City Council, 5 p.m.,
2 What two Italian immigrants were executed in 1927 ■ The offices Municipal Complex
after a notoriously biased murder trial in Massachu-
of The Dispatch Jan. 9: Columbus Mu-
setts?
3 What everyday object did Marcel Duchamp submit will be closed nicipal School District
to a 1917 exhibition with the title “Fountain”? and no paper Board review meeting,
Julie Krieger
4 How many rolls yield a seven with a standard pair will be published 11:30 a.m., Sale
First grade, Annunciation
of dice? Monday, Dec. International Studies

59 Low 35
5 What former New York City mayor was named an 24 and Tuesday, Magnet School
High honorary knight by Queen Elizabeth II? Dec. 25 in
Answers, 6B Jan. 14: Columbus
Partly sunny observance of
Municipal School
Full forecast on Christmas. The
District Board regular
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Dispatch will meeting, 6 p.m., Bran-
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Monday
Say What?
Did you hear? “We didn’t play well enough in any phase of our
game to win. We can’t allow them to run the ball
Top of mind: ‘Justice’ is Merriam- the way they want to run it.”
Webster’s word of the year Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett following a
23-0 loss to the Indianapolis Colts. Story, 1B.

Searches for ‘justice’ in 2018 were up
74 percent when compared to 2017
By LEANNE ITALIE
The Associated Press
most looked up every year,
including those that are
White House closer to partial
NEW YORK — Racial
justice. Obstruction of jus-
tice. Social justice. The
Justice Department. Mer-
slightly abstract, including
“love,” he said.
The designation for “jus-
tice” came soon after Pres-
ident Trump’s one-time
shutdown with border wall demand
riam-Webster has chosen fixer, Michael Cohen, was ‘We’re going to do whatever is necessary ey would not go for the wall but for
fencing upgrades and other border
“justice” as its 2018 word
of the year, driven by the
sentenced to three years
in prison for crimes that
... to stop this ongoing crisis of illegal immigration’ security. Democrats also offered to
simply keep funding at its current
churning news cycle over included arranging the pay- White House senior adviser Stephen Miller level, $1.3 billion.
months and months. ment of hush money to con-
By HOPE YEN be “proud” to have a shutdown to Showing no signs of budging,
The word follows “toxic,” ceal his boss’ alleged sexual The Associated Press get Congress to approve a $5 bil- Schumer said Sunday that it was
picked by Oxford Dictionar- affairs. He told a judge he
lion down payment to fulfill his up to Trump to decide whether the
ies, and “misinformation,” agreed time and again to WASHINGTON — Pushing the federal government will partially
plucked by Dictonary.com. cover up Trump’s “dirty campaign promise to build a border
government to the brink of a par- shut down, sending thousands of
Peter Sokolowski, Mer- deeds” out of “blind loyalty.” wall. But the president doesn’t have
tial shutdown, the White House federal employees home without
riam-Webster’s editor at Searches for “justice” the votes from the Republican-con-
is insisting that Congress provide pay during the holidays.
large, told The Associated throughout the year, when trolled Congress to support fund- About one-quarter of the gov-
$5 billion to build a wall along the
Press ahead of Monday’s compared to 2017, were up ing for the wall at that level. ernment would be affected, includ-
U.S.-Mexico border despite law-
announcement that “jus- 74 percent on the site that maker resistance from both parties. Both parties in Congress have ing the departments of Homeland
tice” consistently bubbled has more than 100 million Without a resolution, parts of suggested that Trump would like- Security, Transportation, Agricul-
into the top 20 or 30 look- page views a month and the federal government will shut ly need to make the next move to ture, State and Justice, as well as
ups on the company’s web- nearly half a million en- down at midnight Friday. resolve the impasse. The House national parks.
site, spiking at times due tries, Sokolowski said. To “We’re going to do whatever is is taking an extended weekend “He is not going to get the wall in
to specific events but also be word of the year worthy, necessary to build the border wall break, returning Wednesday night. any form,” Schumer said.
skating close to the surface an entry has to show both to stop this ongoing crisis of illegal The Senate returns Monday after a Trump had neither accepted nor
for much of the year. a high volume of traffic and immigration,” White House senior three-day absence. rejected the Democrats’ proposal
While it’s one of those a significant year-over-year adviser Stephen Miller said Sunday. Democratic congressional lead- as of Friday, according to the Dem-
common words people increase in lookups — as Asked if that meant having a ers, Sen. Chuck Schumer and Rep. ocrats, telling them he would take a
likely know how to spell opposed to, say, a word that government shutdown, he said: “If Nancy Pelosi, have proposed no look. Trump will need Democratic
and use correctly in a sen- merely buzzed or felt lofty, it comes to it, absolutely.” more than $1.6 billion, as outlined votes either way, now or in the new
tence, Sokolowski pointed he said. Trump said last week he would in a bipartisan Senate bill. The mon- year, for passage.
to other reasons that drive “We are not editorializ-
search traffic. Among them ing. We looked at our data
is an attempt to focus a and we were ourselves
train of thought around a surprised by this word,”
philosophical problem, or Sokolowski said. “This is a
to seek aspirational moti-
vation. Such well-known
words are often among the
word that people have been
thinking about for this en-
tire year.”
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Remove or keep a statue? South Africa debates painful legacy
Arguments echo similar ones in the United U.S. Civil War-era Confederacy
have been removed after pro-
Matter movement. By quickly
removing the protest graffiti,
but was also associated with
education and philanthropy.
States, where some monuments to the tests and vandalism.
“The removal of a statue isn’t
the city had engaged in a “stra-
tegic forgetting” of its past of
Kruger, who died in 1904, rep-
resented the Boers, who were
U.S. Civil War-era Confederacy have been the end of the conversation”
about legacies of the past, said
white domination as well as on-
going racial problems, she said.
mainly descended from Dutch
settlers, at war with the British.
removed after protests and vandalism Nicole Maurantonio, an aca- During 2015 protests in The Kruger statue in Pretoria
demic at the University of Rich- South Africa, excrement was was unveiled in 1954 by D.F.
By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA ue of Paul Kruger still looms in mond in Virginia who is work- thrown on a University of Cape Malan, a prime minister who
The Associated Press Church Square in the center of ing on a book about how the Town statue of British imperial- championed apartheid, the in-
Pretoria, South Africa’s capital. Confederacy is remembered to- ist Cecil John Rhodes that was stitutionalized system of racial
JOHANNESBURG — A The tussle over its fate goes to day. She spoke on the sidelines eventually removed. However, repression
hulking statue of a late 19th the heart of a discussion over of a forum titled “Falling Mon- another Rhodes statue still “What do we do with the de-
century white leader, with a whether relics of white domina- uments, Reluctant Ruins,” held stands in Company’s Garden, a tritus of apartheid, which has
cane and top hat, has been tion should be scrapped or kept last month at the University of city park. A South African foun- been a preoccupation of the
a flashpoint for cultural con- as reminders of a harsh past. It the Witwatersrand in Johannes- dation named after both Man- last more than 20 years?” said
flict in South Africa for years. is also a test of Nelson Mande- burg. dela and Rhodes announced Cynthia Kros, a heritage expert
Black protesters threw paint la’s dictum that the black major- Maurantonio questioned 2019 scholarships last month, at the University of the Witwa-
on it. White supporters rallied ity’s former oppressors should the rapid clean-up of vandal- reflecting how uneven the ef- tersrand. After white minority
around it. Authorities surround- be embraced, not punished — ized monuments such as a fort to erase symbols of a nu- rule, she said, “there was not
ed the statue with barbed wire an approach viewed as too gen- Richmond statue of Confeder- anced past can be. really an idea to destroy that,
and then ringed it with a more erous by some South Africans. ate Gen. Robert E. Lee that in Rhodes, who died in 1902, but to try and right the balance,
permanent fence. The arguments echo simi- August was smeared with red was a segregationist who made to add the kinds of heritage that
Nearly 25 years after the end lar ones in the United States, paint and the letters “BLM,” a fortune in mining and grabbed acknowledge other people in
of white minority rule, the stat- where some monuments to the a reference to the Black Lives land from the local population South Africa as well.”

Area arrests
The following arrests
were made by Lowndes
County Sheriff’s Office:
n Exzell Williams Jr.,
41, was charged with bur-
glary-breaking entering
a dwelling, cyberstalking
via email/communication
to extort and contempt of Williams Jr. Smith Martin Hopkins Heinz L. Brown Roberson Jr. Criddle Hill McMahon
court. suspended
n Tavaris Smith, 29, driver’s li-
was charged with posses- cense and
sion of a weapon by a felon, two counts
possession of a controlled of failure to
substance and false infor- appear.
mation. The fol-
n Marquez Martin, 26, lowing ar-
was charged with fleeing rests were Mann Williams Kemp Marshall Warren Taylor Forrester Doss W. Brown
or eluding in a motor ve- made by the n Susan McMahon, 34, n Johnathan Marshall, charged with probation counts of burglary of a
hicle, possession of a con- Oktibbeha County Sher- 30, was charged with pro- violation.
was charged with parole vehicle and no driver’s li-
trolled substance, failure iff’s Office: bation violation. n Anna Forrester, 29,
violation. cense.
to appear, no insurance, n Laci Brown, 23, was n Alexander Warren, was charged with proba-
improper turn, driving on
n Jason Mann, 36, n W. T. Brown, 35, was
charged with possession of 33, was charged with a tion violation.
the wrong side of the road, served two days for a felo-
a Schedule II drug and no bench warrant. n Naikerious Doss, charged with third offense
disobeying a traffic control seatbelt. ny charge.
n Marquez Williams, n Eric Taylor, 53, was 18, was charged with two DUI.
device and first offense n Walter Roberson Jr.,
driving under the influ- 58, was charged with a 18, was charged with bur-
ence. bench warrant. glary of a vehicle.
n Dekariol Hopkins, 29, n Kenneth Criddle, 30, n Lasang Kemp, 34,
was charged with sex of- was charged with parole was charged with proba-
fender registration failure. violation. tion violation, no driver’s
n Colby Heinz, 31, was n Samuel Hill, 33, was license, no insurance, pos-
charged with possession charged with a MDOC session of paraphernalia
of methamphetamine, hold. and first offense DUI.

Mississippi bank accused in
lawsuit of unfair overdraft fees
Suit: Trustmark National Bank is mark is unjustly enrich-
ing itself and breaking its
unjustly enriching itself and breaking account agreement with
customers.
its account agreement with customers Similar lawsuits have
been filed against other
The Associated Press al court in Jackson. Law- banks.
yers representing the The Jackson-based
JACKSON — Two women seek approval for bank, with $13 billion in
women say in a lawsuit a class-action lawsuit rep-
that a Mississippi-based assets, didn’t immediate-
resenting all the bank’s ly respond to a request for
bank is unfairly charging
customers. comment.
overdraft fees.
The Clarion Ledger They allege Trustmark Trustmark holds the
reports Cryesha McDon- also charges surprise largest share of bank de-
ald of Waynesboro and fees for using automated posits in Mississippi, and
Chantal Lewis of Jackson teller machines on a dif- also has offices in Ala-
sued Trustmark National ferent bank’s network. bama, Florida, Tennes-
Bank this month in feder- The suit claims Trust- see and Texas.

Alloy ingredient firm sets $10M Mississippi plant
The Associated Press $425,000 to help pay for qualify for incentives
equipment and $250,000 rebating some work-
BURNSVILLE — A for road improvements. er income taxes to the
maker of steel and alumi- Tishomingo County company. That requires
num alloy ingredients is is granting property tax Luxembourg-based Trax-
opening a plant in north- abatements projected at ys pay workers at least
east Mississippi.
nearly $2.3 million over 10 $35,380 annually. Traxys
Traxys Cometals
years. could get $350,000 over 10
Processing announced
Craft says the jobs years.
Thursday that it’s invest-
ing $10 million and will
hire 25 workers.
The plant will be com-
pleted this month at Yellow
Creek Port on the Tennes-
see Tombigbee Waterway
near Burnsville.
Mississippi Develop-
ment Authority spokes-
woman Tammy Craft says
Yellow Creek is borrowing
state money for construc-
tion and will own the build-
ing. The state is giving
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Possumhaw
A goose and a gander
“It’s Christmas time, so made live baiting illegal and
let us drive dull care away. began to collect eggs, hatch
For we have got a Christmas goslings and release them
goose. So, cook it well, I pray.” onto refuges. Oddly enough,
William Topaz McGona- geese born in captivity,
gall, Scotland (1825-1902) something like salmon,
“The world’s best worst return to their birthplace to
poet” nest and bear their young.
Thus, these geese do not
The Canada geese are migrate and rarely travel
back in the fields and more than 100-200 miles
edging along the lakeside; from their birthplace.
sometimes venturing into Shannon Bardwell Geese form strong
the lake, drifting leisurely, family bonds and choose a
foraging for food or avoiding visitors. mate for life. If a mate dies, they will
It is quite possible our geese are not sometimes choose another, but not
migratory. Ours skip from pond to always. Because of the longevity of
pond but rarely leave the area. Sam geese relationships there’s not a lot of Southern climates rarely freeze over. 40 years. Mississippi’s hunting season
said he thought there were non-migrat- exuberant dating rituals like with some Add a little deer corn into the mix and for migratory game birds, including
ing geese so I checked geese facts with other birds. there’s no wonder the geese chose to the Canada goose, remains open until
reference.com, American expedition. The practice of collecting Canada stay, not to mention grazing grasslands Jan. 27. Should you choose to have a
com and geesepeace.com. goose eggs and introducing them for pecans and acorns, as well as boun- Canada goose or three (the bag limit)
In earlier times hunters actually into the wild stopped sometime in the tiful aquatic plants, small fish, insects for Christmas dinner. Be sure to check
used live Canada geese for decoys. The 1990s. Currently, numbers of Canada and food filtered from silt in ponds. with the Mississippi Department of
geese were caught, domesticated and geese have remained steady as they Within 24 hours goslings can swim Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks for reg-
tethered to the ground. Other geese have found safe places for food and and dive. Geese can dive as much as ulations regarding locations, licenses
would fly in, attracted by the tethered molting. Canada geese lose their flight 30 feet deep, whereas our pond may and waterfowl stamps.
geese and wham bam, hunters land- feathers and must wait undisturbed be 5 feet max — easy pickin’s for food As for the Bardwells, we’ll watch
ed a goose for dinner. The live geese while they grow in. sources. the geese, wait for deer sightings and
decoy technique was so successful that Other reasons for the birds not The Canada goose, being the largest enjoy something a little tamer for
it decimated gaggles of geese. choosing to migrate are the lack of goose in the world, can weigh 20-25 Christmas dinner.
As numbers dwindled, the U.S. Fish predators, the abundance of food sup- pounds. In the wild they live 10-20 Email reaches Shannon Bardwell of
and Wildlife Service and state agencies plies all year long, and the fact ponds in years, a few 30, and one in captivity for Columbus at msdeltachild@msn.com.

I Won’t Gloat.
I Won’t Gloat.
As the toothed trap
closes on Donald Trump, he
contemplates going coyote,
and chewing through his
own leg, leaving it behind
and limping off into the
underbrush to either heal or
grow a new one.
In other words, he dith-
ers and jitters on the edge
of a revolution, beginning,
and not timidly, to call for
said revolution, a rising up Marc Dion
of “We the People.”
They will, he figures, rise up in their sweatpanted
millions, leaving the couch and the Cheetos and the
beer, so entranced by the thought of shooting liber-
als instead of paper gun-range targets that they will
cheerfully miss “Monday Night Football,” maybe for
years.
I’m watching the trap close, too, here in this
small room of a home office, a room furred with my
pipe smoke, a room that just holds back the dark
New England night, thinking and writing three feet
from the cat’s litter box, a location that reminds me
of my own mortality.
Collusion is possible
Trump is in trouble with the law. He’s in Mafia It has become an arti- who say, “If there were It has since come to light that his
family trouble with the law. He’s in biker gang cle of faith in some quar- any evidence of collu- children and top advisors met with
trouble with the law. He’s in the kind of law trouble ters on the right — well, sion with Russia, we a Russian peddling dirt on Clinton
that produces indictments thicker than a Bible. He’s most — that Robert would have heard of at Trump Tower. Or just check the
in the kind of law trouble that requires thousands of Mueller’s investigation it by now.” Not neces- guilty pleas of Michael Cohen.
pages of damning documents. Ask anyone who owes has found no evidence sarily. The Mueller Cohen now confirms that Trump
child support or taxes what happens when the law of collusion with Russia investigation has been was pursuing a Moscow tower
gets its hand on you. Only the very poor can escape, and has accordingly the most silent of any deal until at least June 2016. The
and that’s because they can walk off and sink into shifted gears to process in memory. He doesn’t Trump organization was hoping to
some tent city on a disused piece of industrial prop- crimes like lying to the leak. His spokesman is get Vladimir Putin’s approval and
erty. Anyone who owns anything, works anywhere, FBI or obstruction of said to have the simplest endorsement of the idea, and were
or lives anywhere can be found. justice. Having decided job in Washington, say- apparently considering doing busi-
And I, who have written hard things about that this must be true, Mona Charen ing “no comment.” ness the Russian way — offering
Trump, I will not be glad as he starts to be revealed many have called for At least 14 people in Putin himself the penthouse, valued
for the cheap huckster he’s always been. Mueller to wrap it up. Donald Trump’s orbit were ap- at $50 million, as a loss leader.
I won’t gloat because nothing that wounds my But this requires a lot of wishful proached by Russian agents during Trump signed a letter of intent to go
country is a personal victory for me. I will not do thinking. the campaign and transition. These forward with the project on Oct. 28,
what my self-proclaimed non-snowflake friends do, Consider the sentencing memos. included his children, his lawyer, 2015, the night of the third Republi-
and whine about how I “suffered” through a Trump Most of the attention has focused his national security advisor and can presidential primary debate —
presidency. on the payoffs to Stormy Daniels his business associates. His cam- in the midst of denials that he had
I will not chant, “Lock him up!” That would be and Karen McDougal. But the paign chairman, Trump had reason anything to do with Russia.
rude, and stupid, and cruel. Office of Special Counsel advised to know when he hired him, was up Felix Sater, a Russian-born
I want this thing worked out in courtrooms, with a federal judge that Michael Cohen to his eyeballs in oligarchs. Suppos- Trump business colleague, was
deadly serious purpose, and the oath, and the flag had committed other serious edly, when Trump learned of Paul working on this with Cohen. After
hanging limply from a varnished pole. I want robed crimes. He “withheld informa- Manafort’s extensive Russia ties the letter of intent was signed, Sater
justices and legal language that’s full of Latin. I want tion material to the investigation in 2016, he said, “I’ve got a crook wrote to Cohen saying: “Everything
dignity, and quiet, and the inching forward of the of Russian interference in the running my campaign.” Today, he will be negotiated and discussed
judicial process just as surely as it inches forward 2016 presidential election.” He paints Manafort as a martyr and not with flunkies but with people
in the trial of the poorest, scabbiest junkie in the later came clean. Mueller’s office ostentatiously dangles a pardon, who will have dinner with Putin
lowest court in the land. recommended that Cohen be given even though we’ve since learned of and discuss the issues and get a
I’ll be sorry for every second of this mess that some credit for this, and included Manafort’s close ties to an asset of go-ahead. My next steps are very
passes, but I’ll be happy if it goes by in the quiet way this wording: Cohen “voluntarily Russian intelligence. And it’s worth sensitive with Putin’s very, very
that government is meant to go by. provided the SCO with information asking again: If Trump was such a close people. We can pull this off.”
As someone who spent a quarter-century of his about his own conduct and that of keen businessman, why didn’t he They didn’t. But not for lack
life covering politics in towns of less than 100,000 others on core topics under investi- question Manafort’s willingness of trying. Roger Stone, a long-
people, and often in towns of less than 30,000 gation by the SCO... the information to work for free? Shouldn’t it have time Trump pal and self-styled
people, what I know is that properly run government he provided has been credible and alarmed him to have someone so dirty trickster, boasted of ties
is boring as hell, because everyone knows what consistent with other evidence indebted to shady Kremlin associ- to WikiLeaks. Others who were
they’re doing, no one is stealing, and there’s enough obtained in the SCO’s continuing ates so close? weirdly friendly toward the Krem-
money to pay the bills. If a “big story” comes out of investigation.” Trump has repeatedly denied lin included George Papadopoulos,
government, it means government is not working. The “core topic” under investiga- any connections to Russia. In July Michael Flynn, and, of course,
Whatever happens to Donald Trump, even if it tion is Russian interference in the 2016 he told CBS: “I mean, I have Donald Trump Jr.
seems to be in my interest, I will not gloat. I don’t election. The “other evidence” is nothing to do with Russia. I don’t The reason so many people of
believe in any one person, and I don’t like saviors unknown to us at this point, but it’s have any jobs in Russia. I’m all over low character are proving prob-
unless they are as poor as Christ. I believe in my safe to assume that it’s significant, the world but we’re not involved in lematic to this president is that he
country, and I believe in our form of government, because Mueller would not rely on Russia.” And in September, he told has always attracted that sort. If
and I want to see it work, as certain as the clock’s Cohen’s word alone. a rally: “I have nothing to do with he let them conspire a little against
next tick. In the sentencing memo about Russia, folks. I’ll give you a written “crooked Hillary,” would that really
Marc Dion, a nationally syndicated columnist, is a Michael Flynn, Mueller’s office not- statement.” be a shock?
reporter and columnist for The Herald News, the daily ed that he was cooperating on three You don’t have to credit the lurid Mona Charen is a Senior Fel-
newspaper of his hometown, Fall River, Massachu- criminal investigations. Three. gossip in the Steele dossier to know low at the Ethics and Public Policy
setts. For more on Dion, go to go to www.creators.com. This should give pause to those that those statements were lies. Center.
The Dispatch • www.cdispatch.com Monday, December 17, 2018 5A

Child’s death highlights communication barriers on border
Border Patrol agents increasingly coming
into contact with migrants who speak Family of Guatemalan migrant girl
neither English nor Spanish disputes official story on her death
By JULIE WATSON stretch of U.S.-Mexico border. The Associated Press
The Associated Press But the case raises questions
about the Border Patrol’s use of The family of a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl who died in U.S. Border Patrol custody is disputing
Shortly before a 7-year-old English-only forms. an account from U.S. officials who said she had not been given food or water for days.
Guatemalan girl died in U.S. All agents are required to In a statement released by lawyers, the parents of Jakelin Caal said the girl had been given
custody, her father signed a speak Spanish, and they receive food and water and appeared to be in good health as she traveled through Mexico with her father,
form stating that his daughter formal Spanish training. Read- 29-year-old Nery Gilberto Caal Cuz. The family added that Jakelin had not been traveling through
was in good health. But it’s un- ing forms in Spanish is often the desert for days before she was taken into custody.
clear how much the man under- enough to pose basic questions. Tekandi Paniagua, the Guatemalan consul in Del Rio, Texas, told The Associated Press that he
stood on the form, which was But some other Spanish-speak- spoke with the Jakelin’s father. The consul said Nery Caal told him the group they were traveling
written in English and read to ing migrants reported signing with was dropped off in Mexico about a 90-minute walk from the border.
him in Spanish by Border Pa- paperwork that they later said Border Patrol officials did not immediately respond to the family’s comments.
trol agents. they did not understand.
The death of Jakelin Caal Scores of immigrant par-
highlights the communication ents who were separated from they were placed on a bus to the Attorneys in Texas repre- an “objective and thorough” in-
challenges along the U.S.-Mex- their children after crossing nearest Border Patrol station, senting Caal criticized U.S. vestigation to determine wheth-
ico border as agents come in the border in the spring said but Jakelin began vomiting and officials for asking him to sign er officials met standards for
contact with an increasing they signed forms agreeing to eventually stopped breathing. Form I-779, which asks a series taking children into custody.
number of migrants who speak be deported with the under- She later died at a Texas hospi- of questions with check boxes Border Patrol officials did
neither English nor Spanish. standing that their kids would tal. of “yes” or “no.” In the addi- not immediately respond to the
Her father’s native language be returning with them, only Border Patrol officials on tional comments section on the family lawyers’ statement. The
is the Mayan tongue known as to find themselves deported Friday said agents did every- form was written “claims good father, who is staying at a shel-
Q’eqchi’. His second language without them. Many had to wait thing they could to save the girl health.” ter in El Paso, Texas, has asked
is Spanish. It’s unclear whether months before being reunited but that she had not had food “It is unacceptable for any for privacy.
something was lost in transla- with them in their homelands. or water for days. An initial government agency to have Authorities are conducting
tion or whether it would have Jakelin and her father, Nery screening showed no evidence persons in custody sign docu- an autopsy to determine the
made a difference in saving Gilberto Caal Cuz, were part of of health problems, they said, ments in a language that they cause of death. Results are ex-
Jakelin after the two were de- a group of 163 migrants arrest- and her father spoke to them in clearly do not understand,” the pected in about a week, said
tained and underwent a health ed Dec. 6 near a border cross- Spanish and signed a form indi- attorneys said in a statement. Tekandi Paniagua, the Guate-
screening along a remote ing in New Mexico. Hours later, cating she was in good health. Jakelin’s family is asking for malan consul in Del Rio, Texas.

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In addition to her
mother, she was pre-
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who fled Nazis as children
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obituaries with a photograph, sister, Christie Collier. U.S. Navy veteran and the beginning of the transport of the
detailed biographical informa- She is survived by was formerly employed BERLIN — Germany has agreed children to Britain from Nazi Germany
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body was donated to science, sister, Sherry Collier tian Church. The New York-based Conference on “In almost all the cases the parents
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through Friday; no later than 4 Clouse. He is survived by
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COLUMBUS — An-
Home was in charge of Brayer.
drew Ferguson, 62, died
arrangements.
Dec. 16, 2018.
Mrs. Deese was born David Hartmann
Arrangements are
June 7, 1967, in Baton COLUMBUS — Da-
incomplete and will be
Rouge, Louisiana, to the vid J. Hartmann, 52,
announced by Lee-
late Howard J. Landry died Dec. 16, 2018, at
Sykes Funeral Home.
Sr. and Helen Littrell. his residence.
She attended Tuscaloo- Arrangements are
Annie Tate sa County schools and incomplete and will be
COLUMBUS — An- was formerly employed
nie L. Tate, 87, died announced by Lowndes
as a caregiver. Funeral Home.
Dec. 17, 2018, at Trinity In addition to her par-
Healthcare. ents, she was preceded
Arrangements are in death by her brother,
incomplete and will be Howard J. Landry Jr.
announced by Memori- She is survived by
al Gunter Peel Funeral her daughters, Jessi-
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Second Avenue North Deese, both of Fayette,
location. Alabama; brother, Dale
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Donna Neal Alabama; and sisters,
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Ann Pope Neal, 58, died Ventrini, both of Ver-
Dec. 15, 2018, at North non, Alabama.
Mississippi Medical
Center in Tupelo. Gene Fowler Martha L. Duncan
Services will be WEST POINT — Visitation:
Wednesday at Cleve- Gene Fowler, 79, died Monday, Dec. 17 • 11-1 PM
Memorial Gunter Peel
land-Moffett Funeral Dec. 14, 2018, in Bir- Funeral Home
Home with R.D. Cline mingham, Alabama. 2nd Ave. North location
Services:
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follow at Young Memo- 2 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Gunter Peel
rial Gardens. Visitation Funeral Home
Calvert Funeral Home 2nd Ave. North location
will be from 5-8 p.m. Chapel with James Burial
Tuesday at the funeral Towery and the Rev. Ebenezer Cemetery
home. Cleveland-Mof- Roy Myers officiating.
fett Funeral Home is Burial with U.S. Mili- Annie L. Tate
in charge of arrange- Incomplete
tary Honors will follow Memorial Gunter Peel
ments. at Memorial Garden Funeral Home
Mrs. Neal was born Cemetery. Visitation 2nd Ave. North Location
July 31, 1960, in Amory, will be two hours prior
to the late Doris Pope. to services at the funer-
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Tupelo Automobile
Museum closing next year
Co-founder plans to sell all 178 vehicles the museum owns at auction in April
The Associated Press the Tupelo Automobile Museum, to be self-supporting.
Jane Spain, plans to sell all 178 ve- The auction is set April 25-27.
TUPELO — An automobile mu- hicles the museum owns, with the Spain says the museum will stay
seum in Mississippi is closing next proceeds for a charitable education open until late March or early April,
year, with the co-founder saying it’s foundation her late husband Frank when it closes to prepare for the sale.
no longer “sustainable” for her and Spain envisioned. Among the collection, an 1886
some volunteers to operate. The museum opened in 2002 but Benz three-wheeled car, a 1918 Stan-
The Northeast Mississippi Daily the newspaper reported it’s never ley Steamer, a 1929 Dusenberg Mod-
Journal reported the co-founder of had the numbers of visitors needed el J and a 1957 Corvette.

Around the state
Some complain nesses to move to Sardis. ment learned of Ringo’s day that the Board of
Officials with the city of abandonment. Health is naming Dr.
about sex offender in Sardis and the Chamber Ringo had assisted the Thomas Dobbs as the
Mississippi parade of Commerce couldn’t police department in find- state health officer. It’s
SARDIS — Some peo- be reached for comment. ing drugs, search and res- a job he has held on an
ple in a north Mississippi The Sardis Chamber cue missions, and track- interim basis since Dr.
town are complaining af- of Commerce holds the ing. He retired in October Mary Currier retired
ter the local chamber of parade. along with a fellow police Oct. 31. She had been the
commerce chose a sex of- K-9 named Alpha. health officer for almost
fender as the grand mar- The department says nine years.
shal of the town Christ-
Police officer demoted police Chief James Davis Dobbs is a board-cer-
mas parade. for giving retired K-9 now has implemented a tified infectious diseases
WMC-TV reports Mi- to shelter policy requiring quarter- and internal medicine
chael Saripkin presided JACKSON — A Missis- ly welfare checks for both physician.
over the Sardis Christ- sippi police department active and retired police He previously worked
mas parade Tuesday. says it has demoted a dogs. It says additional for the state Department
Saripkin was convict- police officer who surren- policy is being drafted of Health as a district
ed in Tennessee of sexual dered his retired police about K-9 welfare require- health officer and state
battery in 1990 and statu- K-9 to an animal shelter. ments. epidemiologist. He then
tory rape in 1997. In 2013, Jackson police Sgt. worked in Laurel as a
he was convicted in Mis- Roderick Holmes tells Former epidemiologist physician and vice presi-
sissippi of inappropriately The Clarion Ledger that dent for quality and chief
touching a child. Officer Carl Ellis was named new Mississippi medical officer of South
Store owner Carolyn believed to be caring for health officer Central Regional Medical
Whaley says she knew of Ringo, but had actual- JACKSON — The Mis- Center.
Saripkin’s past but didn’t ly surrendered him to a sissippi State Department Dobbs returned to the
object to the honor. She shelter. The department of Health has a new lead- state department as dep-
says Saripkin has donat- said Tuesday that Ellis er. uty state health officer
ed money to civic causes was “reassigned to patrol The department says before moving into the
and encouraged busi- duty” once the depart- in a news release Thurs- top job.

Standards
Continued from Page 1A
tions, and unfortunately for two one-way drive- businesses. croaching onto adjacent
we have a lot of roadways ways to serve a commer- “As one goes up, the property.
where there’s already a cial property within that other goes down, so try- The draft policy lays out
lot of access,” Kemp said. 200-foot limit, as long as ing to find that middle provisions that are in line
The proposed policy, they have a minimum sep- point where the balance with similar cities in Mis-
which is based on the aration of 25 feet. is right is really where the sissippi. Oxford, Brandon
Mississippi Department The policy also plac- public policy comes into and Olive Branch require
of Transportation’s guide- es a 125-foot minimum it,” he said. 300 feet of separation be-
lines, would reduce ac- distance between access Starkville’s draft policy tween access points, while
cess point spacing to one points and intersections also address other mat- Cleveland allows two per
per 200 feet along a front- to avoid impeding traffic ters, such as the width 300 feet and Biloxi re-
age, with exception to flow. of driveways in certain quires 250 feet. Madison
lots that are used for sin- Kemp said the policy areas, or the distance a and Tupelo require 200
gle-family or agricultural sets out to improve safety, driveway must be from feet, as Starkville’s draft
purposes. It also allows without limiting access to a nearby lot to avoid en- policy does.

Analysis
Continued from Page 1A
Reeves has not an- state House member from than Rankin or DeSoto. nessman Dave Dennis.
nounced his candidacy, Hernando, announced his DeSoto County has Bryant had his strongest
but for several years he gubernatorial campaign more than 178,000 resi- showings in Rankin and
clearly has had his eyes Dec. 11, calling himself dents, compared to just DeSoto counties, while
on becoming governor. a “conservative outsider.” over 152,000 in Rankin Dennis did best in his
The 44-year-old The 35-year-old Foster County and about 75,500 home county, Harrison.
Reeves is entering the grew up in DeSoto Coun- in Forrest County. Candidates’ qualify-
final year of his second ty and still lives there. Other population cen- ing deadline is in March,
term as lieutenant gov- DeSoto is just south ters important to winning party primaries are in
ernor after serving two of Memphis, Tennes- a Republican nomination August, and the general
terms as state treasurer see, and for years it has are the Jackson suburb of election is in November.
— a job he won as a po- been Mississippi’s fast- Madison County, coast- Four-term Attorney
litical newcomer in 2003 est-growing county. It is al Jackson and Harrison General Jim Hood has
when he was just 29 years also one of the biggest counties, northeastern already announced as a
old. places for Republican Mississippi’s Lee County, Democrat for governor,
Reeves was sitting on candidates to seek votes and eastern Mississippi’s as has retired Jackson
a $5.4 million campaign in the quest for statewide Lauderdale County. State University employ-
fund at the end of 2017. office. The last time Missis- ee Velesha P. Williams.
The next round of cam- The first Republican to sippi had a governor’s Others could seek the
paign finance reports, enter the 2019 governor’s race without an incum- nomination. Democrats
due by Jan. 31, will show race was Petal Mayor bent was in 2011. Five running statewide need
how much he has col- Hal Marx, 50, who an- candidates sought the a broad ground game in
lected since then. He is nounced his intention in Republican nomination. counties with lots of local
the clear front-runner May. Marx was elected Bryant had served one Democrats also on the
in fundraising for a race in 2009 in the city that term as lieutenant gov- ballot. It’s important to
that will be wide open be- now has about 10,600 res- ernor after being state do well in Hinds County,
cause the current gover- idents. Petal is in south- auditor nearly 12 years. which is home of the state
nor, Republican Phil Bry- ern Mississippi’s Forrest His closest challenger for capital of Jackson and has
ant, cannot seek a third County, which leans Re- the nomination for gover- the largest population of
term. publican but is smaller nor was Gulf Coast busi- any county in the state.
Reeves grew up in and
still lives in the Jackson
suburb of Rankin Coun-
ty, which has been one
of Mississippi’s most reli-
ably Republican areas the
past two decades.
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McCaffrey, Rebels use 28-0 run
Kamara
could play to roll past Mocs
From Special Reports

big roles OXFORD — The Ole Miss men’s basketball
team used a 28-0 run early in the second half to
Running backs figure seize the momentum en route to a 90-70 victory
against Chattanooga at The Pavilion at Ole Miss.
to take center stage Trailing by six points with less than 17 min-
utes to go, the Rebels (8-2) held the Mocs (5-7)
for Panthers, Saints scoreless for nearly seven minutes in the run to
earn their fifth consecutive victory.
By STEVE REED “Our defense more than anything (got
The Associated Press
going),” Ole Miss coach
CHARLOT TE, N.C.
Kermit Davis said of the Ole Miss 90,
run. “Breein Tyree got
— There has been no
going. He can do that
Chattanooga 70
such thing as a sopho-
some days in practice.
more slump for Christian
He’s a real confident offensive player, but really
McCaffrey and Alvin Ka-
it was just points off turnovers. We got our hands
mara.
on a bunch of loose balls, blocked shots, they got
The two NFC South
sped up and then the game in transition, and we
running
backs have really started executing. We came out of a time-
followed out, our guys really executed a back door play to
up strong Devontae Shuler. He laid it in, got fouled and that
rookie cam- was the big play for our team. There are a lot of
paigns with things that have to go right, but the biggest thing
even bet- during a 28-0 run is the defensive end and that’s
ter second what happened.”
McCaffrey seasons for Ole Miss also shot better than 50 percent for
the Caro- Thomas J. Russo/USA TODAY Sports
the fifth game in a row, setting a new record in
lina Pan- Indianapolis running back Marlon Mack (25) fends off Dallas linebacker Damien The Pavilion at Ole Miss with a 61.5-percent
thers and Wilson (57) in the second half of their game Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium. (32-for-52) clip. Terence Davis and Tyree had 20
apiece. Davis also added team highs in assists

MACK ATTACK LIFTS COLTS
New Orle-
ans Saints, (seven) and rebounds (five), while Tyree sparked
who’ll meet the run with 18 of his 20 points in the second half.
Monday The junior guard was limited to eight minutes in
night in a the first half due to foul trouble, but he brought a
Kamara game with Indianapolis smothers Prescott, Cowboys to stay alive in playoff race spark coming out of the locker room.
See OLE MISS, 2B
big play-
off ramifications for both By MICHAEL MAROT Colts (8-6) could do if they earn a post-
teams. The Associated Press season trip.
McCaffrey has 926 Since losing five of their first six,
INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis
yards rushing and 701
yards receiving. He has Colts running back Marlon Mack kept
Indy has won seven of eight. Andrew
Luck continues to play the best football
WOMEN’S COLLEGE
a chance to join Roger his eyes down the field and his legs
churning Sunday.
of his career and Mack appears ready BASKETBALL
Craig and Hall of Famer to thrive with starting center Ryan Kel-
Marshall Faulk as the only
running backs in NFL his-
tory to post 1,000 yards
His teammates took the cue.
The offensive line created enough
space for Mack to run for a career-high
139 yards and two scores, an improving
ly back in the lineup.
Indianapolis’ improved defense has
allowed 27 points in the past three
weeks, including two games against di-
Copeland’s career
day helps Curry
rushing and receiving in
the same season. defense smothered the league’s hottest vision leaders, Houston and Dallas, and
Kamara, the 2017 Of- offense and Indianapolis rolled past Dal- has its first shutout since a 27-0 victory
fensive Rookie of the Year, las 23-0 to stay in the AFC playoff hunt. against Cincinnati on Oct. 19, 2014.
has 1,384 yards from
scrimmage and needs five
scores in the final three
weeks for a 20-touchdown
“When I saw those holes, I was like
‘Yeah, it might be a good day,’” Mack
said. “Holes like that don’t come often.”
If Mack continues to exploit the
“Against that team, with the guys
they have, it’s tough,” coach Frank Re-
ich said. “They have some of the best
(offensive) guys in the NFL.”
earn 400th victory
season. creases, there’s no telling what the See COLTS, 4B From Special Reports
“They’re both highly
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Sophomore Ariyah

Foles shows no rust in Eagles’ win
versatile players,” said
Copeland had a career-high 26 points Sunday to
Saints quarterback Drew
lead the Alabama women’s basketball team to an
Brees. “They’ve got great
87-73 victory against Northwestern State 87-73 at
instincts and a great feel
By GREG BEACHAM Coleman Coliseum.
for making cuts, break-
The Associated Press The victory gave coach Kristy Curry her
ing tackles, just a level of
400th career win.
elusiveness that’s pretty LOS ANGELES — “It’s good to have five players in double
unique. And then their The Philadelphia Eagles figures,” Curry said. “I
ability to catch balls and
really be receivers outside
already knew Nick Foles thought we had great Alabama 87,
could do it. team balance today. It’s
the pocket is very unique
After all, it was only last good to have a back-to-
Nwestern St. 73
as well.”
December when the veter- the-basket post presence
The only difference in
an quarterback replaced with Ariyah (Copeland). She did a great job
the two this season has
an injured Carson Wentz today with her double-double.”
been in the win-loss col-
and upset the Los Ange- “We have to continue working on free throws,
umn. The Panthers and
les Rams at the Coliseum. but at the end of the day it was a great team effort.
Saints have been head-
ing in opposite directions Less than two months We have to improve the turnovers. It is very viv-
since early November. after that breakthrough id at times, especially from our starting group.
Carolina (6-7) has game, he was an improba- I didn’t feel like they were focused and ready to
lost five straight — de- ble Super Bowl MVP. Kirby Lee/USA TODAY Sports play like they needed to be today, but at the end
spite 747 total yards and One season later in Philadelphia quarterback Nick Foles (9) throws a pass of the day it was good to find a way to win.”
eight touchdowns from the same arena, Foles in the fourth quarter against the Los Angeles Rams Copeland added 12 rebounds for her second
went back into Wentz’s on Sunday at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. double-double of the season and the third of her
See MONDAY, 3B
spot under center after career. Freshman De’Sha Benjamin also reached
three months without night with plenty of help phia to another win with a career-high in scoring, totaling 16 points. Junior
Inside game action. from his defense and his a grace and poise belying guards Jordan Lewis and Cierra Johnson had 12
n MORE NFL: Rookie playmakers. his inactivity, the Eagles points, and senior Shaquera Wade added 10.
Foles promptly recap-
running back Jaylen
tured the magic, passing Foles’ encore might are thrilled to have him Northwestern State used a 10-0 run in the sec-
Samuels ran for a
season-high 142 yards to for 270 yards and confi- not end in the Super Bowl back in the game. ond quarter to cut Alabama’s lead to 28-27 with 5
lead the Pittsburgh Steelers dently leading the Eagles again. It might not even “It’s been really emo- minutes, 53 seconds remaining before halftime.
past the New England to a 30-23 victory against include the playoffs. But tional,” said Foles, who The Crimson Tide led 46-39 after 20 minutes.
Patriots. Page 3B the Rams on Sunday after guiding Philadel- See EAGLES, 4B See ALABAMA, 2B

COLLEGE FOOTBALL College Football Playoff
Cotton Bowl Classic

Heupel, Saban, Kelly finalists for nation’s top coach At Arlington, Texas
Semifinals — Dec. 29
n Notre Dame (12-0) vs. Clemson (13-0), 3 p.m. (ESPN)
Orange Bowl
By RALPH D. RUSSO secutive unbeat- off for the fifth-consec- Kelly won coach of the
The Associated Press At Miami Gardens, Florida
en season. The utive season. Alabama year in 2012, the last time Semifinals — Dec. 29
American Athletic won the Southeastern he led Notre Dame to a 12-0 n Oklahoma (12-1) vs. Alabama (13-0), 7 p.m. (ESPN)
Central Florida’s Josh Conference cham- Conference and face season.
Heupel, Notre Dame’s Bri- pions will play No. No. 4 Oklahoma in the Last year’s winner was Outback Bowl
an Kelly and Alabama’s 11 LSU in the Fies- Orange Bowl on Dec.
Nick Saban are the finalists Scott Frost of UCF.
ta Bowl on Jan. 1. 29. n Mississippi State (8-4) vs. Iowa (8-4), 11 a.m.,
for The Associated Press Frost left UCF to be- Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019 (ESPN2; WKBB-FM 100.9,
Kelly led the third- Saban The AP Coach of the
national college football come head football coach WFCA-FM 107.9).
ranked Fighting Year was established
coach of the year after lead- Irish (12-0) to in 1998. Saban is one at Nebraska. UCF hired
ing their teams to unbeaten its first College Football of two coaches to win the Heupel, who was offensive THIS WEEK
regular seasons. Playoff appearance. Notre award twice, along with coordinator at Missouri, to n On Tuesday, the Mayo Clinic Comeback Player of
The winner will be an- Dame will play No. 2 Clem- Gary Patterson of TCU. Sa- replace him. the Year will be announced. The award celebrates
nounced at 11 a.m. Monday. son in the Cotton Bowl on ban was coach of the year No school has had differ- college football players who have incredible stories of
Heupel guided No. 7 Dec. 29. Saban has No. 1 with LSU in 2003 and with ent coaches win the award overcoming illnesses, setbacks, and life challenges.
UCF (12-0) to a second-con- Alabama (13-0) in the play- Alabama in 2008. in consecutive seasons. n Also, Bowl Schedule. Page 2B
2B Monday, December 17, 2018 The Dispatch • www.cdispatch.com

briefly CALENDAR Basketball Golf PNC Father-Son Challenge
NBA Sunday
Local Prep Basketball
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division
W L Pct GB
At The Ritz-Carlton GC, Orlando, Florida
Purse: $1.085 million / Yardage: 6,853; Par: 72
Final
Starkville High School boys basketball team loses in OT Today’s Game Toronto 23 9 .719 — Davis Love III-Dru Love, $200,000.......................................................................................62-56—118
TUPELO — The Starkville High School boys basketball team Hatley at Hamilton Philadelphia
Boston
20 11 .645 2½
18 11 .621 3½
Stewart-Connor Cink, $62,417.............................................................................................61-60—121
John-Little John Daly, $62,417.............................................................................................59-62—121
suffered its first loss of the 2018-19 season Saturday night in a 57-55 Tuesday’s Games Brooklyn 13 18 .419 9½ Retief-Leo Goosen, $62,417.................................................................................................63-58—121
setback in overtime to Tupelo. Columbus at Noxubee County New York 9 22 .290 13½
Southeast Division
David-Carter Toms, $49,000............................................................................................... 60-63—123
Jack-G.T.Nicklaus, $48,000.................................................................................................61-64—125
Tyler Talley had 11 points to lead the Yellow Jackets (8-1). Jamarri- New Hope at Pickens County W L Pct GB Lee-Connor Janzen, $46,500...............................................................................................62-64—126
on Brown had nine. Houston at Caledonia Charlotte
Orlando
14 15 .483 —
14 15 .483 —
Jerry-Wesley Pate, $46,500................................................................................................ 63-63—126
Jim-Mike Furyk, $44,500..................................................................................................... 64-63—127
West Point at Kemper County Miami 13 16 .448 1 Matt-Peter Kuchar, $44,500.................................................................................................65-62—127
Booneville at Aberdeen
Mississippi State
Washington 12 18 .400 2½ Vijay-Qass Singh, $44,500.................................................................................................. 64-63—127
Atlanta 6 23 .207 8 Tom-David Kite, $43,250..................................................................................................... 65-63—128
Thursday’s Games Central Division Mark-Shaun O’Meara, $43,250........................................................................................... 63-65—128
Baseball team will hold winter camps New Hope at Calhoun City
Milwaukee
W L Pct GB
19 9 .679 —
David-Brady Duval, $42,500............................................................................................... 66-63—129
Darren-Tyrone Clarke, $42,000............................................................................................67-64—131
STARKVILLE — The Mississippi State baseball team will offer a Vardaman at Hamilton Indiana 20 10 .667 — Bernhard-Jackie Langer, $41,500....................................................................................... 68-64—132
series of camps for youth and high school players. Friday’s Games Detroit
Chicago
14 13 .519 4½
7 23 .233 13
Nick-Matthew Faldo, $40,750.............................................................................................. 64-69—133
Lee-Daniel Trevino, $40,750................................................................................................66-67—133
The first camps will be Jan. 12 and 13, 2019, for players in grades Noxubee County at West Point Cleveland 7 23 .233 13 Greg Norman-Greg Norman Jr., $40,250........................................................................... 68-66—134
7-12. The cost for one camp is $150. The cost for both camps is $275. Lafayette at Aberdeen WESTERN CONFERENCE
Southwest Division
Nick-Greg Price, $40,000.....................................................................................................67-69—136

Check-in on Jan. 12 will be at 9 a.m. in center field at Dudy Noble Field. Columbus Christian at Delta Academy W L Pct GB Alfred Dunhill Championship
Check-in on Jan. 13 will be at 9 a.m. in the Griffis Boardroom. Checkout Joe Horne Christmas Classic Memphis 16 13 .552 — Sunday
At Leopard Creek CC, Malelane, South Africa
Dallas 15 13 .536 ½
is at 4 p.m. At Columbus High School San Antonio 15 15 .500 1½ Purse: $1.7 million / Yardage: 7,287; Par: 72
There will be Youth Skills Camps for players in grades 1-6 on Jan. Minor (Ala.) girls vs. West Lowndes, 2 p.m. Houston 14 14 .500 1½ Final
David Lipsky, United States...................................................................................... 70-66-70-68—274
New Orleans 15 16 .484 2
19 and 20, 2019. Check-in will be at 9 a.m. at the Griffis Boardroom. Holly Springs boys vs. Minor (Ala.), 3:30 p.m. Northwest Division David Drysdale, Scotland..........................................................................................69-69-71-67—276
Checkout is at 4 p.m. The cost for one camp is $150. The cost for both Horn Lake girls at Columbus, 5 p.m. W L Pct GB Zander Lombard, South Africa.................................................................................71-69-68-69—277
Scott Jamieson, Scotland......................................................................................... 71-66-68-72—277
Denver 20 9 .690 —
camps is $275. Pinson Valley (Ala.) boys vs. Starkville, 6:30 p.m. Oklahoma City 18 10 .643 1½ Oliver Wilson, England.............................................................................................. 70-69-71-69—280
MSU also will hold Half-Day Prospect Camps from 9 a.m. to noon Caledonia boys at Columbus, 8 p.m. Portland 16 13 .552 4 Ben Evans, England...................................................................................................70-70-71-69—280
Niklas Lemke, Sweden...............................................................................................72-68-70-71—281
Utah 14 16 .467 6½
and from 1-4 p.m. Jan. 21, 2019, for players in grades 9-12. The cost for Saturday’s Games Minnesota 13 16 .448 7 Louis Oosthuizen, South Africa................................................................................. 71-69-70-71—281
each session is $125. Joe Horne Christmas Classic Pacific Division Oliver Bekker, South Africa....................................................................................... 66-73-75-68—282
Adri Arnaus, Spain..................................................................................................... 71-74-67-70—282
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Each session is designed to further develop each player’s skills At Columbus High School Golden State 20 10 .667 — Pablo Larrazabal, Spain.............................................................................................69-73-67-73—282
and learn new techniques from MSU coach Chris Lemonis and his staff. Minor (Ala.) boys vs. Kosciusko, 11 a.m. L.A. Lakers 18 12 .600 2 Neil Schietekat, Spain................................................................................................72-72-70-69—283
Darren Fichardt, South Africa....................................................................................69-70-73-71—283
L.A. Clippers 17 12 .586 2½
Campers will be put through many of the same drills used by the MSU Minor (Ala.) girls vs. Ridgeway (Tenn.), 12:30 p.m. Sacramento 16 13 .552 3½ Dylan Frittelli, South Africa........................................................................................69-70-72-72—283
coaches. Dudy Noble Field and the Palmeiro Center will be available for Horn Lake girls vs. Starkville, 2 p.m. Phoenix 6 24 .200 14 Robert MacIntyre, Scotland....................................................................................... 70-71-72-71—284
Romain Langasque, France...................................................................................... 74-68-69-73—284
the camps. Camps are set up for any and all players who want to play Ridgeway (Tenn.) boys vs. Starkville, 3:30 p.m. Late Saturday Brandon Stone, South Africa.................................................................................... 69-70-69-76—284
at the next level. We will have a pro-style workout and various coaching Olive Branch girls at Columbus, 5 p.m. Oklahoma City 110, L.A. Clippers 104 Jean-Paul Strydom, South Africa.............................................................................. 74-72-72-67—285
Masahiro Kawamura, Japan...................................................................................... 72-71-72-70—285
Phoenix 107, Minnesota 99
segments that will be set up throughout the day. Pinson Valley (Ala.) boys vs. Okolona, 6:30 p.m. Sunday’s Games Chris Paisley, England...............................................................................................75-70-70-70—285
Brooklyn 144, Atlanta 127 Matt Wallace, England............................................................................................... 74-71-70-70—285
Each camper will be required to fill out the Medical/Release Forms New Hope boys at Columbus, 8 p.m. Philadelphia 128, Cleveland 105 Max Orrin, England.................................................................................................... 71-74-67-73—285
and bring it to registration. Indiana 110, New York 99 Sean Crocker, United States.....................................................................................72-68-71-74—285
Players are asked to bring a hat, shoes, glove, and workout Prep Soccer Washington 128, L.A. Lakers 110
Miami 102, New Orleans 96
Christiaan Bezuidenhout, South Africa....................................................................75-69-66-75—285
Raphael Jacquelin, France....................................................................................... 68-75-66-76—285
clothes. Today’s Matches Sacramento 120, Dallas 113 Also
West Point at Lafayette, 5 p.m. Denver 95, Toronto 86 Ernie Els, South Africa...............................................................................................73-67-73-73—286
Go to https://hailstatecamps.com/baseball/hs-summer-camps.php Today’s Games Branden Grace, South Africa.....................................................................................73-72-70-72—287
to download the required forms. Tuesday’s Matches Milwaukee at Detroit, 6 p.m. Chase Koepka, United States....................................................................................73-72-75-79—299
Caledonia at New Hope, 5 p.m. Phoenix at New York, 6:30 p.m.
Chicago at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m.
Mississippi University for Women Itawamba AHS at Columbus, 5 p.m.
Thursday’s Matches
Sacramento at Minnesota, 7 p.m.
Utah at Houston, 7 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 28
Music City Bowl
Hockey
Wallace has career-high 35 points in loss Tupelo at Starkville, 5 p.m.
Philadelphia at San Antonio, 7:30 p.m.
Memphis at Golden State, 9:30 p.m.
At Nashville, Tennessee
Purdue (6-6) vs. Auburn (7-5), 12:30 p.m.
NHL
Portland at L.A. Clippers, 9:30 p.m. EASTERN CONFERENCE
(ESPN)
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Rokila Wallace had a career-high 35 Atlantic Division
points Saturday, but the Mississippi University for Women’s women’s Men’s College Basketball Tuesday’s Games
Cleveland at Indiana, 6 p.m.
L.A. Lakers at Brooklyn, 6:30 p.m.
Camping World Bowl
At Orlando, Florida GP W L OT Pts GF GA
Tampa Bay 34 25 7 2 52 138 97
basketball team lost to Huntingdon College 92-78. Today’s Games Washington at Atlanta, 6:30 p.m.
West Virginia (8-3) vs. Syracuse (9-3),
4:15 p.m. (ESPN) Buffalo 34 20 9 5 45 105 98
The W (10-3) played without starter Qiayon Bailey, a former Mississippi University for Women at Dallas at Denver, 8 p.m. Alamo Bowl Toronto 33 21 10 2 44 117 93
Montreal 33 17 11 5 39 108 107
Southwestern Assemblies of God, 5 p.m. At San Antonio
standout at West Point High School.
Wallace, a former standout at Columbus High, was 9-for-19 from Tuesday’s Games Football Iowa State (8-4) vs. Washington State (10-2),
8 p.m. (ESPN)
Boston
Detroit
33 17 12 4 38 90 88
34 14 15 5 33 98 115
the field. She also went 4-for-7 from 3-point range and 13-for-18 from Mississippi University for Women at Wiley Bowl Schedule Saturday, Dec. 29
Ottawa
Florida
34 14 16 4 32 112 132
31 12 13 6 30 101 113
the free-throw line. College, 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15
Celebration Bowl
Peach Bowl Metropolitan Division
Autumn Taylor added 20 points, seven rebounds, and five assists, Alabama vs. Liberty (Huntsville, Alabama), 7 p.m. At Atlanta
At Atlanta
Florida (9-3) vs. Michigan (10-2), 11 a.m.
GP W L OT Pts GF GA
Washington 32 20 9 3 43 122 100
and Keyahna Jones had 10 points and six rebounds for the Owls. Wednesday’s Games North Carolina A&T 26, Alcorn State 22
Cure Bowl
(ESPN) Columbus 32 17 12 3 37 107 105
Seniors T.I. Duncan (28 points) and Payton Kiser (23) had Southern Miss at Kansas State, 7 p.m. At Orlando, Florida
Belk Bowl
At Charlotte, North Carolina
Pittsburgh 32 15 11 6 36 110 104
career-high scoring performances for Huntingdon College (8-2). Wofford at Mississippi State, 7 p.m. Tulane 41, Louisiana-Lafayette 24
New Mexico Bowl
South Carolina (7-5) vs. Virginia (7-5), 11 a.m. N.Y. Islanders 31 15 12 4 34 89 91
Carolina 32 14 13 5 33 84 93
Duncan also had 12 rebounds for her fourth double-double of the Friday’s Games Albuquerque
(ABC)
Arizona Bowl N.Y. Rangers 32 14 13 5 33 94 106
season. She added eight assists. Ole Miss vs. Middle Tennessee (Nashville), 7 p.m. Utah State 52, North Texas 13
Las Vegas Bowl
At Tucson, Arizona New Jersey 31 11 13 7 29 94 111
Philadelphia 31 12 15 4 28 93 116
Kiser was 7-for-9 from 3-point range. The seven 3-pointers are the Southern Mississippi at South Dakota, 7 p.m. Fresno State 31, Arizona State 20
Arkansas State (8-4) vs. Nevada (7-5),
12:15 p.m. (CBSSN) WESTERN CONFERENCE
second most in a game by a Lady Hawk during the NCAA era. Penn State at Alabama, 8 p.m. Camellia Bowl
At Montgomery, Alabama
Cotton Bowl Classic Central Division
Huntingdon built a 10-point lead a little more than five minutes into Saturday’s Game Georgia Southern 23, Eastern Michigan 21
At Arlington, Texas
CFP Semifinal, Notre Dame (12-0) vs. Clemson
GP W L OT Pts GF GA
Winnipeg 33 22 9 2 46 121 94
New Orleans Bowl
the game. Huntingdon pulled ahead to an 18-point lead late in the first Mississippi State vs. Wright State (Jackson), 6 p.m. Appalachian State 45, Middle Tennessee 13
(13-0), 3 p.m. (ESPN) Nashville 33 22 10 1 45 104 82
Orange Bowl Colorado 33 18 9 6 42 121 102
half and led 47-31 at halftime.
Huntingdon took a 20-point lead, its largest lead of the game, 10 Women’s College Basketball Tuesday’s Game
Boca Raton (Fla.) Bowl
At Miami Gardens, Florida
CFP Semifinal, Oklahoma (12-1) vs. Alabama
(13-0), 7 p.m. (ESPN)
Minnesota 32 17 13 2 36 101 91
Dallas 33 16 14 3 35 92 93
seconds into the fourth quarter on a 3-pointer by Kiser. The W pulled Tuesday’s Games UAB (10-3) vs. North Illinois (8-5), 6 p.m. St. Louis 31 12 15 4 28 88 107
Chicago 35 10 19 6 26 99 135
within 11 points in the final minutes, but Huntingdon maintained a Blue Mountain at Southern Mississippi, 6 p.m. (ESPN) Monday, Dec. 31
Pacific Division
Military Bowl
double-digit lead and closed out the game. Mississippi State at Oregon, 9 p.m. Wednesday’s Game At Annapolis, Maryland GP W L OT Pts GF GA
Wednesday’s Game Frisco (Texas) Bowl
San Diego State (7-5) vs. Ohio (8-4), 7 p.m.
Cincinnati (10-2) vs. Virginia Tech (6-6), Calgary
Anaheim
34 22 10 2 46 122 93
34 18 11 5 41 89 98
11 a.m. (ESPN)
Troy at Ole Miss, 6 p.m.
The W’s Massey will hold goalkeeper clinic Thursday’s Games
(ESPN) Sun Bowl
At El Paso, Texas
San Jose
Vegas
34 18 11 5 41 112 103
35 19 14 2 40 107 101
Mississippi University for Women’s women’s soccer coach Gray Alabama vs. Virginia (Orlando, Florida), 3 p.m. Thursday’s Game Stanford (8-4) vs. Pittsburgh (7-6), 1 p.m. (CBS) Edmonton 34 18 13 3 39 98 101
Gasparilla Bowl Redbox Bowl Vancouver 36 16 16 4 36 110 118
Massey will hold a clinic for goalkeepers ages 14 and above on Jan. Southern Mississippi at Southeastern Louisiana, At St. Petersburg, Florida Santa Clara, Calif. Arizona 32 14 16 2 30 81 89
3, 2019. 6 p.m. Marshall (8-4) vs. South Florida (7-5), 7 p.m. Michigan State (7-5) vs. Oregon (8-4), 2 p.m. Los Angeles 34 11 20 3 25 75 106
(ESPN) (FOX)
The cost is $50, and lunch will be provided. Mississippi State at Washington, 9 p.m. Liberty Bowl NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for
Check-in will be from 9:30-9:45 a.m. in the lobby of Pohl Gymna- Friday’s Game Friday’s Games At Memphis, Tenn. overtime loss. Top three teams in each division
sium. Bahamas Bowl Missouri (8-4) vs. Oklahoma State (6-6), and two wild cards per conference advance to
Alabama vs. Miami, Florida (Orlando, Florida), At Nassau 2:45 p.m. (ESPN) playoffs.
The schedule will feature training about technical foundations Toledo (7-5) vs. FIU (8-4), 11:30 a.m. (ESPN)
followed by lunch, a discussion of the psychology of goalkeeping, and a 5:15 p.m. Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Holiday Bowl
At San Diego Late Saturday
At Boise, Idaho
session on shot stopping. Nashville 2, New Jersey 1, SO
on the air Western Michigan (7-5) vs. BYU (6-6), 3 p.m. Northwestern (8-5) vs. Utah (9-4), 6 p.m. (FS1)
(ESPN) Gator Bowl Colorado 6, Dallas 4
At Jacksonville, Florida Vancouver 5, Philadelphia 1
Sunday’s Games
The W will hold baseball camps in February 2019 Today
Saturday, Dec. 22
Birmingham (Ala.) Bowl
NC State (9-3) vs. Texas A&M (8-4), 6:30 p.m.
(ESPN) Vegas 4, N.Y. Rangers 3, OT
The Mississippi University for Women will be the host site for the Memphis (8-5) vs. Wake Forest (6-6), 11 a.m. Carolina 3, Arizona 0
U.S. Baseball Academy’s camps in February 2019. AUTO RACING (ESPN) Tuesday, Jan. 1 Calgary 7, St. Louis 2
Outback Bowl
The sessions will be Feb. 2, 9, 16, and 23 on the campus of The 5 p.m. — Ad Diriyah E-Prix, Formula E Championship, Armed Forces Bowl
At Fort Worth, Texas At Tampa, Florida
Buffalo 4, Boston 2
Winnipeg 5, Tampa Bay 4, OT
W in downtown Columbus. USBA camps feature age-specific sessions Saudi Arabia, FS1 Houston (8-4) vs. Army (9-2), 2:30 p.m. (ESPN) Mississippi State (8-4) vs. Iowa (8-4), 11 a.m. San Jose 7, Chicago 3
(ESPN2)
with instruction tailored for each ability level. COLLEGE BASKETBALL Dollar General Bowl
Citrus Bowl
Vancouver 4, Edmonton 2
At Mobile, Alabama Today’s Games
The cost is $139 for four weeks of one skill (six total hours). There 6 p.m. — Davidson at Wake Forest, ESPNU Buffalo (10-3) vs. Troy (9-3), 6 p.m. (ESPN) At Orlando, Florida Vegas at Columbus, 6 p.m.
Kentucky (9-3) vs. Penn State (9-3), Noon
are discounts available if participants register for multiple sessions. 6 p.m. — Arizona State at Vanderbilt, SEC Hawaii Bowl
(ABC) Anaheim at Pittsburgh, 6 p.m
At Honolulu Boston at Montreal, 6:30 p.m.
The camp is open to players in grades 1-12. Sessions include Network Louisiana Tech (7-5) vs. Hawaii (8-5), 9:30 p.m. Fiesta Bowl
Nashville at Ottawa, 6:30 p.m.
At Glendale, Arizona
hitting, pitching, baserunning, and fielding. 8 p.m. — Chicago State at Northwestern, ESPNU (ESPN) LSU (9-3) vs. UCF (12-0), Noon (ESPN) N.Y. Islanders at Colorado, 8 p.m.
NBA Rose Bowl
You can register by going to https://oldsite.usbaseballacademy.
com/1779/Columbus/. 7 p.m. — Utah at Houston, NBA TV
Wednesday, Dec. 26
SERVPRO First Responder Bowl
At Pasadena, California
Washington (10-3) vs. Ohio State (12-1), 4 p.m. Transactions
9:30 p.m. — Memphis at Golden State, NBA TV At Dallas
Boston College (7-5) vs. Boise State (10-3),
(ESPN)
Sunday’s Moves
Sugar Bowl
and Fox Sports Southeast 12:30 p.m. (ESPN) At New Orleans BASKETBALL

Alabama NFL
7:15 p.m. — New Orleans at Carolina, ESPN
Quick Lane Bowl
At Detroit
Minnesota (6-6) vs. Georgia Tech (7-5),
Texas (9-4) vs. Georgia (11-2), 7:45 p.m.
(ESPN)
National Basketball Association
WASHINGTON WIZARDS — Recalled Fs Troy
Brown Jr. and Okaro White from Capital City
Three swimmers at the FINA World Short Course NHL 4:15 p.m. (ESPN)
Cheez-It Bowl
Monday, Jan. 7
College Football Championship
(NBAGL).
NBA G League
6 p.m. — Anaheim at Pittsburgh, NHL Network AGUA CALIENTE CLIPPERS — Traded G
Championships At Phoenix
California (7-5) vs. TCU (6-6), 8 p.m. (ESPN)
At Santa Clara, California
Cotton Bowl winner vs. Orange Bowl winner, Ryan Boatright to Texas for F J.J. Avila.
HANGZHOU, China — Three Alabama swimming and diving
alums raced at the 2018 FINA World Short Course Swimming
Tuesday Thursday, Dec. 27
7 p.m. (ESPN) HOCKEY
National Hockey League
COLLEGE BASKETBALL Independence Bowl CAROLINA HURRICANES — Assigned Fs
Championships in Hangzhou, China over the past week. 5 p.m. — Princeton at Duke, ESPN2
At Shreveport, Louisiana Football Championship Clark Bishop and Janne Kuokkanen and G
Scott Darling to Charlotte (AHL).
Temple (8-4) vs. Duke (7-5), 12:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Three-time NCAA Champion Kristian Gkolomeev, Southeastern 5:30 p.m. — Appalachian State at Georgetown, FS1 Pinstripe Bowl Subdivision Playoffs NEW YORK RANGERS — Recalled G
Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Year Anton McKee and Abbas At Bronx, New York Championship Alexandar Georgiev from Hartford (AHL).
6 p.m. — Youngstown State at Ohio State, Big Miami (7-5) vs. Wisconsin (7-5), 4:15 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5 Assigned LW Matt Beleskey and G Dustin
Qali all saw action in the six-day event. Ten Network (ESPN) At Toyota Stadium Tokarski to Hartford.
Swimming for his native Iceland, McKee posted top-25 finishes Texas Bowl Frisco, Texas ST. LOUIS BLUES — Recalled F Tanner
6 p.m. — Xavier at Missouri, ESPNU At Houston North Dakota State (14-0) vs. Eastern Kaspick from Tulsa (ECHL) to San Antonio
in the 50-, 100- and 200-meter breaststroke events. The 2017 7 p.m. — Buffalo at Syracuse, ESPN2 Baylor (6-6) vs. Vanderbilt (6-6), 8 p.m. (ESPN) Washington (12-2), Noon (AHL).
Crimson Tide senior opened the championships with a semifinal 7 p.m. — Mercer at Florida, SEC Network
finish in the 100 breaststroke, posting a career-best 57.57 seconds 7:30 p.m. — Presbyterian at Butler, FS1

Alabama
and setting a new Icelandic national record. 8 p.m. — Western Carolina at Iowa, Big Ten
The 2017 NCAA runner-up in the 200 breaststroke, McKee Network
took 10th in the event at the World Championships, cranking out 8 p.m. — Creighton at Oklahoma, ESPNU
a 2:04.37, ranking him 21st in the world this year. It is also the COLLEGE FOOTBALL
second-fastest time in Icelandic history. McKee closed out the cham- 6 p.m. — Boca Raton Bowl: Alabama-Birmingham
Continued from Page 1B
pionships with a 21st-place finish in the 50m breaststroke, touching vs. Northern Illinois, ESPN
the wall at 26.74.
Alabama scored the first six edge. The Crimson Tide shot 44 per-
NBA points of the third quarter and ex- cent (27-for-61) from the field and
Gkolomeev, who finished his Alabama career in 2016, posted 6:30 p.m. — Los Angeles Lakers at Brooklyn,
top-25 finishes in the 50 and 100 freestyles and the 50 butterfly. The NBA TV tended its lead to 52-39 with 6:59 assisted on 15 of their made field
Greek native tied for 16th in the 50 freestyle, posting a 21.28. He was NHL left in the period. The Crimson Tide goals. Alabama scored 42 points in
also 25th in the 100 freestyle after stopping the clock at 47.63. He 6:30 p.m. — Nashville at Chicago, NBC Sports clung to a double-digit advantage the paint.
was 24th in the 50 butterfly, while Qali, a 2016 senior and a native of Network
Kuwait, took 50th with a 24.43. throughout the third period and en- Alabama will return to action at
SOCCER
Current Alabama senior Robert Howard (United States) and 10:20 a.m. — FIFA Club World Cup, semifinal, tered the fourth quarter with a 64- 3 p.m. Thursday when it takes on
junior Zane Waddell (South Africa) earned spots at the World Cham- River Plate vs. TBD, FS2 50 lead. Virginia as a part of the Florida Sun-
pionships but passed to focus on the NCAA season. 1:30 p.m. — Bundesliga, Fortuna Düsseldorf vs. Alabama had a 53-30 rebounding shine Classic in Orlando, Florida.

Ole Miss
Borussia Dortmund, FS1
College Volleyball 1:30 p.m. — Bundesliga, Augsburg vs. Hertha
Berlin, FS2
Stanford wins NCAA-record eighth title, in five sets WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL
vs. Nebraska 5 p.m. — Stanford at Tennessee, SEC Network Continued from Page 1B
MINNEAPOLIS — The celebration of Stanford’s NCAA-record 9 p.m. — Mississippi State at Oregon, ESPN2
Bruce Stevens recorded 15 points to give Ole Miss its first lead since
eighth national volleyball title was in full swing when the Cardinal
players went flat on their backs to flap their arms and legs for some
Wednesday off the bench on 6-for-7 shooting. late in the first half. After another
COLLEGE BASKETBALL Junior center Dominik Olejniczak stop, a 3-pointer by Shuler from the
snow angels in the layer of confetti on the court. 5:30 p.m. — St. Francis (N.Y) at St. John’s, FS1
There was some exhaustion amid the exhilaration, too, after 5:30 p.m. — Sacred Heart University at Seton scored seven points and had a team- corner turned a six-point deficit
being pushed to the limit by defending champion Nebraska. Hall, FS2 high three steals and two blocked into a six-point advantage 51-45 and
Kathryn Plummer finished with 19 kills and 10 digs, Morgan 6 p.m. — Central Arkansas at Indiana, Big Ten Network shots. forced the Mocs to call a timeout.
Hentz had a career-high 32 digs and freshman Holly Campbell 6 p.m. — Penn State at Duquesne, CBS Sports
added a career-high 15 kills for the Cardinal in a five-set victory over
David Jean-Baptiste led Chat- The Rebels kept the Mocs score-
Network tanooga with 15 points. The Mocs less for 6:38 to finish off the run and
the Huskers on Saturday night, 28-26, 22-25, 25-16, 15-25, 15-12. 6 p.m. — Auburn at North Carolina, ESPN2
“It took us a while to get there. Nebraska kept coming back and 6 p.m. — Virginia at South Carolina, SEC Network were 11-for-21 (52.4 percent) from build a 22-point lead.
back,” Hentz said. “They put up an amazing fight.” 7:30 p.m. — University of the Incarnate Word at 3-point range. “I had a sneaky feeling,” Davis
Audriana Fitzmorris added 14 kills, Jenna Gray had 57 assists DePaul, FS2 Ole Miss led 33-21 with 5 min- said. “I started watching Chatta-
and Tami Alade had eight blocks for Stanford, which won despite 8 p.m. — UCLA at Cincinnati, ESPN2
Plummer, the 6-foot-6 two-time national player of the year, hitting
utes, 23 seconds remaining in the nooga on tape, and watching Lam-
8 p.m. — Georgia Tech at Arkansas, SEC Network
only .153 after entering with a .288 percentage for the season. COLLEGE FOOTBALL
opening half. The Mocs used an ont Paris’ team, they’ve really got-
“We found out other ways to score when I wasn’t scoring,” 11 a.m. — National Signing Day Special, ESPNU 18-4 run to take a 39-37 lead at half- ten much better over the last three
Plummer said. “Other people stepped up.” 7 p.m. — Frisco Bowl: San Diego State vs. Ohio, time. Chattanooga hit four 3-point- or four games. We haven’t really
Mikaela Foecke had 27 kills and a game-high 29 points for sev- ESPN ers in that span, including a triple been tested at home yet, exhibition
enth-seeded Nebraska, which had the crowd at Target Center on its NBA from Jerry Johnson Jr. right before or the first four games. It was just
side and effectively minimized the power and precision of Plummer 2 p.m. — G-League, Raptors 905 vs. Memphis,
but couldn’t pull away from this towering Stanford team that finished ESPNU the buzzer. Both teams shot 59 per- something I thought would happen,
the season on a 32-match winning streak and was determined to 4:30 p.m. — G-League, Lakeland vs. Maine, ESPNU cent in the first half. and it did. It was my first time as the
avenge a loss to Florida in last year’s semifinals. 7 p.m. — G-League, Erie vs. Texas, ESPNU The second half started off as a coach at Ole Miss to get down in the
“I don’t know that I’ve been part of a match that was more NHL 3-point contest. Chattanooga drilled second half at home and watch your
interesting, more hard-fought,” Cardinal coach Kevin Hambly said, 7 p.m. — Pittsburgh at Washington, NBC Sports a pair from long range to build a six- fans and players respond, so to me
adding: “Foecke was unbelievable in that match. We couldn’t touch Network
her. It’s sad to see her leave the NCAA. She’s going to have a long SOCCER point advantage before the Rebels that was a cool thing and I enjoyed
career ahead of her. I think we just all have a lot of respect for that 1:30 p.m. — Bundesliga, Bayern Munich vs. RB flipped the script with four threes of it.”
team, how hard they play, the way they defend, the way they scrap.” Leipzig, FS1 their own. Davis began the barrage Ole Miss will return to action
The Cardinal (34-1) had a much tougher time than in their three- 1:30 p.m. — Bundesliga, Frankfurt vs. FSV with a contested three to slice the at 7 p.m. Friday when it plays Mid-
set victory over BYU in the semifinals against the Huskers (29-7), Mainz, FS2 margin in half. After a rejection by dle Tennessee State, Davis’ former
who were champions in 2015 and 2017. They took a 3-1 lead in the 9:30 p.m. — FIFA Club World Cup, semifinal,
Real Madrid vs. TBD, FS2 Olejniczak, Tyree sank a transition team, at Bridgestone Arena in Nash-
final set, but the Cardinal proved they were much more than the
power and precision of Plummer, who’s part of a star-studded junior WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 3-pointer from the wing to tie the ville, Tennessee. The game will be
class with Fitzmorris, who’s also 6-foot-6, Gray and Hentz. 7:30 p.m. — Connecticut at Oklahoma, FS1 game at 45. A steal by Olejniczak broadcast on CBS Sports Network’s
— From Staff and Wire Reports turned into another Tyree 3-pointer Facebook page.
The Dispatch • www.cdispatch.com Monday, December 17, 2018 3B

FOOTBALL

Steelers ride rookie Samuels past Patriots
AMERICAN CONFERENCE
East
W L T Pct PF PA Home Away AFC NFC Div
New England 9 5 0 .643 374 310 6-0-0 3-5-0 6-4-0 3-1-0 3-1-0
Miami 7 7 0 .500 295 374 6-1-0 1-6-0 6-4-0 1-3-0 4-1-0
Buffalo 5 9 0 .357 215 333 3-4-0 2-5-0 3-7-0 2-2-0 1-3-0 By WILL GRAVES Rookie running back Jaylen certainly looked like one against
N.Y. Jets 4 10 0 .286 292 359 2-5-0 2-5-0 3-8-0 1-2-0 1-4-0 The Associated Press Samuels ran for a season-high 142 New England (9-5). Samuels ran 19
South yards in his second NFL start. The times and caught two passes for 30
W L T Pct PF PA Home Away AFC NFC Div PIT TSBURGH — Ben Roethlis- defense that looked so vulnerable in yards, including a leaping 20-yard
Houston 10 4 0 .714 352 281 5-2-0 5-2-0 8-3-0 2-1-0 3-2-0 berger didn’t want to use the word
Indianapolis 8 6 0 .571 372 300 5-2-0 3-4-0 6-5-0 2-1-0 3-2-0 the late going during Pittsburgh’s grab on third-and-9 on Pittsburgh’s
Tennessee 8 6 0 .571 268 254 5-1-0 3-5-0 5-6-0 3-0-0 3-2-0 “crossroads.” He did anyway. recent slide figured out a way to penultimate possession that helped
Jacksonville 4 10 0 .286 225 289 3-5-0 1-5-0 3-7-0 1-3-0 1-4-0 His team mired in a three-game slow Brady and Rob Gronkowski. set up Boswell’s field goal.
North losing streak and with Tom Brady Embattled kicker Chris Boswell “I was just staying relaxed, didn’t
W L T Pct PF PA Home Away AFC NFC Div and the New England Patriots on
Pittsburgh 8 5 1 .607 384 316 4-3-0 4-2-1 5-5-1 3-0-0 3-1-1 drilled a critical 48-yard field goal want to stay too tensed up,” Samuels
Baltimore 8 6 0 .571 341 253 5-2-0 3-4-0 6-4-0 2-2-0 2-3-0 the other sideline Sunday — a sight in the final minutes, and the Steel- said. “Just do what I do. We knew it
Cleveland 6 7 1 .464 309 348 4-2-1 2-5-0 4-5-1 2-2-0 2-1-1 that typically signals doom for Ro- ers (8-5-1) gave their playoff hopes was going to be a hard-fought game
Cincinnati 6 8 0 .429 337 413 4-4-0 2-4-0 4-6-0 2-2-0 1-3-0 ethlisberger and the Pittsburgh a welcome jolt. ... it was a pretty good outcome.”
West Steelers — the longtime quarter-
W L T Pct PF PA Home Away AFC NFC Div
“I knew it was a big game, it was One that helped Pittsburgh pre-
x-Kansas City 11 3 0 .786 499 380 6-1-0 5-2-0 9-2-0 2-1-0 4-1-0
back understood his team’s enig- a redemption game for last year,” serve its half-game lead over Balti-
x-L.A. Chargers 11 3 0 .786 395 298 5-2-0 6-1-0 8-2-0 3-1-0 3-2-0 matic season had reached a tipping said Samuels, a senior at North Car- more (8-6) in the AFC North with
Denver 6 8 0 .429 306 299 3-4-0 3-4-0 4-6-0 2-2-0 2-2-0 point. olina State last fall when Pittsburgh two weeks to go. It also exorcised
Oakland 3 11 0 .214 260 418 2-5-0 1-6-0 2-8-0 1-3-0 0-4-0 “Are we going to step up and collapsed late in a loss to the Patri- some demons. Pittsburgh had
NATIONAL CONFERENCE
East
play? Are we going to divide each ots. “I just wanted to go out there dropped five straight to New En-
W L T Pct PF PA Home Away NFC AFC Div other? Who knows?” Roethlisberg- and give them my all.” gland and only beaten Brady twice
Dallas 8 6 0 .571 276 269 6-1-0 2-5-0 7-3-0 1-3-0 4-1-0 er said after a taut 17-10 victory. Forced into action with James in his storied career. Despite never
Philadelphia 7 7 0 .500 311 318 4-3-0 3-4-0 5-6-0 2-1-0 3-2-0 “This was going to be a great chal- Conner missing his second straight trailing, their third win over him
Washington 7 7 0 .500 265 310 3-4-0 4-3-0 6-5-0 1-2-0 2-3-0 lenge for us against a team that is
N.Y. Giants 5 9 0 .357 307 348 2-5-0 3-4-0 4-7-0 1-2-0 1-4-0
game due to a sprained left ankle, wasn’t assured until Morgan Bur-
South always one of the best. I thought we Samuels said he’s never been a fea- nett knocked down Brady’s heave
W L T Pct PF PA Home Away NFC AFC Div answered the bell today.” ture back. Funny, the fifth-round to the end zone intended for Julian
y-New Orleans 11 2 0 .846 447 283 5-1-0 6-1-0 8-2-0 3-0-0 3-1-0 In so many ways. pick considered a bit of a project Edelman with 20 seconds to go.

Monday
Carolina 6 7 0 .462 324 332 5-1-0 1-6-0 4-5-0 2-2-0 1-2-0
Atlanta 5 9 0 .357 356 381 4-4-0 1-5-0 5-5-0 0-4-0 2-2-0
Tampa Bay 5 9 0 .357 344 403 4-3-0 1-6-0 4-6-0 1-3-0 2-3-0
North
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y-Chicago 10 4 0 .714 383 264 7-1-0 3-3-0 8-2-0 2-2-0 4-1-0
McCaffrey during that league has put added value
Minnesota
Green Bay
7 6 1 .536 323 308 5-2-0 2-4-1 5-4-1 2-2-0 2-1-1
5 8 1 .393 332 331 5-1-1 0-7-0 3-7-1 2-1-0 1-3-1 span — and is in dire need “It’s been fun watching him and in recent years on versatile
Detroit 5 9 0 .357 284 333 3-4-0 2-5-0 3-7-0 2-2-0 1-3-0
West
of a win to keep its slim
playoff hopes alive. Kamara
it’s kind of cool, a lot of similarities running backs.
Saints coach Sean Pay-
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y-L.A. Rams 11 3 0 .786 448 343 6-1-0 5-2-0 7-3-0 4-0-0 4-0-0
and backfield mate Mark
Ingram have New Orleans
obviously in our game.” ton said that with the for-
mations and the running
Seattle 8 6 0 .571 363 292 4-2-0 4-4-0 7-4-0 1-2-0 2-3-0
San Francisco 4 10 0 .286 301 373 4-3-0 0-7-0 2-8-0 2-2-0 1-4-0 (11-2) out in front in the Carolina Panthers running back schemes in the NFL that
Arizona 3 11 0 .214 192 367 1-6-0 2-5-0 3-7-0 0-4-0 2-2-0 NFC and looking to stay a Christian McCaffrey, have begun to resemble
step ahead of the Los An- talking about his style and that of college football in terms of
x-clinched playoff spot
y-clinched division
geles Rams in the battle for New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara. zone reads and run-pass
the top seed and home-field option plays “those type of
Thursday, Dec. 13 Saturday, Dec. 22 advantage in the playoffs. players are a handful.”
L.A. Chargers 29, Kansas City 28 Washington at Tennessee, 3:30 p.m. said. “He’s a good one to back,” Kamara said. “We
Saturday, Dec. 15
Both teams will count “He’s very gifted in the
Baltimore at L.A. Chargers, 7:20 p.m.
Houston 29, N.Y. Jets 22 Sunday, Dec. 23 on their all-purpose backs watch.” came in in the same class so passing game, he’s got ex-
Cleveland 17, Denver 16 Atlanta at Carolina, Noon down the stretch. McCaffrey was Caro- I think it is just respect for all ceptional vision, and I think
Sunday’s Games Houston at Philadelphia, Noon “He’s a heck of a player,” lina’s first-round pick in backs that we came in with he runs with good balance
Baltimore 20, Tampa Bay 12
Washington 16, Jacksonville 13
N.Y. Giants at Indianapolis, Noon McCaffrey said of Kamara. 2017, while Kamara slipped whether it’s Christian or and power,” Payton said
Green Bay at N.Y. Jets, Noon McCaffrey said he to the Saints in the third Leonard (Fournette) or Dal- of McCaffrey. “You see
Indianapolis 23, Dallas 0
Minnesota at Detroit, Noon
Buffalo 14, Detroit 13
Buffalo at New England, Noon
spends some of his off days round. Kamara said he and vin (Cook) or anybody. We him in goal line situations,
Chicago 24, Green Bay 17
Cincinnati at Cleveland, Noon studying film on Kamara McCaffrey do a lot of the all kind of watch each oth- short-yardage situations.
Minnesota 41, Miami 17
Tennessee 17, N.Y. Giants 0 Jacksonville at Miami, Noon and looking at some of what same things, yet still have er. We talk in the offseason. He’s a guy that’s very diffi-
Atlanta 40, Arizona 14 Tampa Bay at Dallas, Noon he does to see if he can in- different styles. But he too He’s having a great year and cult to defend in space, and
Cincinnati 30, Oakland 16 L.A. Rams at Arizona, 3:05 p.m. corporate it into his game. keeps an eye on what oth- definitely doing a lot of good I think that’s the same way
Pittsburgh 17, New England 10 Chicago at San Francisco, 3:05 p.m.
“It’s been fun watching er backs from the Class of things. So I see it.” Alvin is. I think that those
San Francisco 26, Seattle 23, OT Pittsburgh at New Orleans, 3:25 p.m.
Philadelphia 30, L.A. Rams 23 Kansas City at Seattle, 7:20 p.m. him and it’s kind of cool, a 2017 are doing in the NFL, McCaffrey and Kamara are explosive guys that can
Today’s Game Monday, Dec. 24 lot of similarities obviously including McCaffrey. have joined Todd Gurley change the field position
New Orleans at Carolina, 7:15 p.m. Denver at Oakland, 7:15 p.m. in our game,” McCaffrey “Christian is a great and Saquon Barkley as the very quickly.”

COLLEGE BASKETBALL
Gonzaga pushing
FAR WEST Samford 8 9 7 22 — 46
Sunday’s Men’s Major Baylor 58, Arizona 49 Conference USA The AP Women’s Top 25 Auburn 20 16 20 17 —73
Scores California 67, Cal Poly 66
Grambling St. 70, Portland 58


Conference All Games
W L Pct. W L Pct. Fared 3-Point Goals—Samford 7-21 (Fitzgerald
0-1, Brown 3-3, Serup 1-3, Williams 0-3, Allen
EAST 1. UConn (9-0) did not play.
LSU 78, Saint Mary’s (Cal) 74 North Texas 0 0 .000 10 1 .909 2. Notre Dame (9-1) beat Binghamton 3-5, Battle 0-1, Hill 0-4, Omar 0-1), Auburn 6-16
Boston College 77, Fairfield 67 FIU 0 0 .000 8 2 .800 (Alexander 1-5, Jones 2-3, McKay 1-2, Howard

through tough
Loyola Marymount 85, Portland St. 58 103-53.
Drexel 92, Quinnipiac 83 San Diego 85, N. Colorado 65 Louisiana Tech 0 0 .000 9 3 .750 0-2, Benton 2-4). Assists—Samford 16 (Brown
Duquesne 72, Maine 46 3. Baylor (8-1) beat Morehead State 96-58;
San Jose St. 79, N. Arizona 74 Old Dominion 0 0 .000 8 3 .727 lost to No. 11 Stanford 68-63. 7), Auburn 10 (McKay 4). Rebounds—Samford
Florida Gulf Coast 76, UMBC 53 Texas A&M 67, Oregon St. 64 Southern Miss. 0 0 .000 7 3 .700 36 (Armstrong 16), Auburn 34 (Thompson 6). Total
4. Louisville (11-0) beat Northern Kentucky
Fordham 74, Howard 67 UC Irvine 86, Denver 52 FAU 0 0 .000 7 3 .700 92-59. Fouls—Samford 20, Auburn 8. A—1,675.
Hartford 87, Oakland 82 Utah St. 86, Alabama St. 48 Marshall 0 0 .000 7 4 .636 5. Mississippi State (10-0) beat Southern
Ohio State 46, Florida 41

stretch in schedule
Niagara 77, Cornell 74 UAB 0 0 .000 6 4 .600 Mississippi 86-42.
Providence 87, CCSU 63 LSU 78, Saint Mary’s 74 W. Kentucky 0 0 .000 5 5 .500 6. Maryland (10-0) beat Loyola (Md.) 83-48. FLORIDA (3-7): Moore 1-3 1-2 4, Robinson
0-0 0-0 0, Nakkasoglu 4-14 3-4 14, Smith 1-7
Rhode Island 83, West Virginia 70 LSU (8-3): Bigby-Williams 1-2 3-4 5, Reid UTEP 0 0 .000 4 5 .444 7. Oregon (8-1) beat South Dakota State
5-13 4-4 14, Taylor 3-6 0-0 7, Mays 3-6 7-8 14, 87-79. 0-2 2, Washington 3-10 2-2 8, Brower 0-1 0-0 0,
St. John’s 73, Wagner 58 Rice 0 0 .000 4 7 .364 Williams 1-7 0-1 2, de Oliveira 0-1 0-0 0, Johnson
Stony Brook 74, Delaware 68 Smart 1-8 0-0 2, Williams 4-6 7-7 15, Days 0-1 UTSA 0 0 .000 3 7 .300 8. Oregon State (8-2) beat Eastern
0-0 0, Edwards 1-2 0-0 3, Waters 7-12 1-2 18. Washington 91-45; lost to Texas A&M 76-70. 3-6 0-0 8, Rainey 1-8 0-0 3, Totals 14-57 6-11 41.
Vermont 75, Northeastern 70 Charlotte 0 0 .000 2 5 .286 OHIO STATE (4-3): Juhasz 2-10 2-4 6, Wa-
SOUTH Totals 25-56 22-25 78. Middle Tenn. 0 0 .000 3 8 .273 9. Tennessee (8-0) did not play.
SAINT MARY’S (CAL) (7-5): Fitts 2-6 4-5 10. N.C. State (11-0) beat Maine 84-46. terman 5-15 1-1 11, Grande 2-11 2-2 6, Miller 0-2 By A ARON BEARD
Canisius 92, Elon 91 9, Thomas 1-1 0-0 2, Hunter 7-8 1-4 15, Ford 0-0 0, Santoro 1-6 4-8 6, Patty 3-7 2-2 8, Crooms
11. Stanford (7-1) beat No. 3 Baylor 68-63.
Coastal Carolina 69, NC Central 65 8-17 4-6 21, Kuhse 2-6 4-4 8, Fotu 2-5 1-2 7,
Saturday, Dec. 15
12. Texas (8-2) beat Stetson 65-46. 2-3 0-0 4, Queenland 2-4 0-0 5, Totals 17-58 11- The Associated Press
Mississippi 90, Chattanooga 70 Old Dominion 68, Syracuse 62 17 46.
Tass 1-3 2-2 4, Krebs 2-6 2-2 8, Clinton 0-0 0-0 13. California (9-0) beat UC Santa Barbara
N. Kentucky 72, Miami (Ohio) 66 0, Mudronja 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 25-52 18-25 74. Marshall 75, Akron 74 69-45. Florida 13 12 12 4 —41
Troy 87, W. Kentucky 81 Halftime—LSU 29-28. 3-Point Goals— UC Santa Barbara 99, Rice 89, OT
Wichita State 63, Southern Mississippi 60
14. Minnesota (10-0) beat Coppin State Ohio St. 10 8 14 14 —46
3-Point Goals—Florida 7-27 (Moore 1-3, CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — The Gonzaga
UCF 90, Stetson 65 LSU 6-17 (Waters 3-5, Mays 1-2, Edwards 84-52.
William & Mary 106, William Peace 89 1-2, Taylor 1-3, Days 0-1, Reid 0-2, Smart Toledo 84, Middle Tennessee 62 15. Syracuse (8-2) did not play. Nakkasoglu 3-8, Smith 0-1, Washington 0-3,
Brower 0-1, Williams 0-1, de Oliveira 0-1, John-
men’s basketball team has
spent the early part of the Notebook
Winthrop 109, Hiwassee 66 0-2), Saint Mary’s (Cal) 6-17 (Fotu 2-3, Krebs Auburn 75, Alabama-Birmingham 71, OT 16. Iowa (9-2) beat Northern Iowa 83-57.
Arkansas 79, UTSA 67 17. Arizona State (8-2) beat Kansas State son 2-4, Rainey 1-5), Ohio St. 1-19 (Juhasz 0-4,
MIDWEST 2-4, Fitts 1-3, Ford 1-6, Kuhse 0-1). Fouled Waterman 0-2, Grande 0-5, Miller 0-2, Santoro
Louisiana Tech 83, Louisiana-Lafayette 62
Bowling Green 82, Findlay 57
Illinois St. 88, Cleveland St. 77, OT
Out—Krebs. Rebounds—LSU 21 (Williams 6),
Saint Mary’s (Cal) 32 (Fitts 8). Assists—LSU 11 Sunday’s Games
65-51.
18. Kentucky (10-1) beat Middle Tennessee 0-1, Patty 0-2, Crooms 0-1, Queenland 1-2). As- season traveling around the
sists—Florida 5 (Smith 2), Ohio St. 9 (Grande 5).
Loyola of Chicago 80, Norfolk St. 49 (Waters, Smart 3), Saint Mary’s (Cal) 9 (Kuhse
6). Total Fouls—LSU 22, Saint Mary’s (Cal) 22.
Troy 87, Western Kentucky 81
UTEP 68, UC Riverside 56
72-55.
19. Marquette (8-2) beat Green Bay 80-54. Fouled Out—Ohio St. Patty. Rebounds—Florida country to face high-profile
Michigan St. 104, Green Bay 83 39 (Washington 10), Ohio St. 51 (Santoro 10). Total
Milwaukee 87, Wisconsin Lutheran 64
A—5,107 (18,000). Today’s Games
No games scheduled
20. DePaul (7-3) did not play .
21. Gonzaga (10-1) beat Missouri State Fouls—Florida 20, Ohio St. 15. A—4,585. non-conference opponents, and coach
Nebraska 79, Oklahoma St. 56 Texas A&M 67, Tuesday’s Games 70-67. Late Saturday Women’s Mark Few has no regrets — even after No.
SOUTHWEST 22. Missouri (8-3) lost to South Dakota
Houston 68, Saint Louis 64 Oregon State 64 South Florida at FIU, 6 p.m.
East Carolina at Charlotte, 6:30 p.m. 74-61. Major College Scores 4 Gonzaga fell at No. 12 North Carolina for
TCU 90, Indiana St. 70 TEXAS A&M (4-4): Mekowulu 2-7 0-0 4, 23. Michigan State (9-1) beat Hartford FAR WEST
Tulsa 72, Dayton 67 Mahan 3-5 2-2 10, Chandler 1-4 0-0 2, Starks Alcorn St. at UAB, 7 p.m.
Rice at Rio Grande, 7 p.m. 74-66, OT. Texas A&M 76, Oregon State 70 its second-straight loss.
8-17 1-2 18, Flagg 2-6 3-4 7, Nebo 2-4 2-2 6, 24. Miami (9-2) beat Maryland-Eastern UC Riverside 57, E. Washington 45
UTEP 68, UC Riverside 56
FAR WEST J.Walker 2-2 5-5 10, Mitchell 3-9 1-2 10. Totals North Texas at New Mexico, 8 p.m. Shore 71-53. “When you play games in December,
Hawaii 76, MVSU 51
23-54 14-17 67. Southwestern Athletic 25. South Carolina (6-4) beat Purdue Texas A&M 76, I think college basketball gets noticed.
OREGON STATE (6-3): Hollins 2-9 3-5 8, 82-73, 2OT.
New Mexico 82, Cent. Arkansas 70 Kelley 2-6 2-2 6, Tinkle 6-17 4-6 17, E.Thomp- Conference No. 8 Oregon State 70 instead of waiting until February to pay
Pacific 79, CS Northridge 77 son 6-12 5-6 20, S.Thompson 2-11 0-0 5, Conference All Games No. 25 South Carolina 82, TEXAS A&M (8-2): Jones 2-8 4-6 8,
San Francisco 68, Cal St.-Fullerton 54
South Dakota 68, Colorado St. 63
Washington 1-1 0-0 2, Vernon 2-3 0-0 6, Reich-
le 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 21-61 14-19 64.

Grambling St.
W L Pct. W L Pct.
0 0 .000 5 6 .455
Purdue 73, 2OT Johnson 5-9 1-2 11, Carter 10-24 3-3 27, Wash-
ington 3-4 0-0 7, Wells 5-11 8-8 20, Martin 0-2 attention,” Few said Saturday night after
SOUTH CAROLINA (6-4): Herbert Harrigan
UC Davis 83, William Jessup 65 Halftime—Texas A&M 33-30. 3-Point
Goals—Texas A&M 7-17 (Mitchell 3-6, Mahan
Alcorn St. 0 0 .000 4 6 .400 8-16 3-4 19, Jennings 7-13 5-5 19, Harris 3-8 8-9
0-0 0, Rael-Whitsitt 0-0 0-0 0, Jackson 1-1 1-2
3, Walton 0-0 0-0 0, Totals 26-59 17-21 76.
a 103-90 loss in Chapel Hill. “It’s the right
The Associated Press 2-3, J.Walker 1-1, Starks 1-6, Chandler 0-1),
Texas Sou.
Ark.-Pine Bluff
0 0 .000 4 6 .400
0 0 .000 3 7 .300
14, Henderson 0-1 0-0 0, Perry 2-4 0-0 5, Grissett
1-3 0-0 2, Jackson 4-9 5-6 14, Cliney 1-2 2-2 5,
OREGON STATE (8-2): Corosdale 1-3 time and the right game to play.
Men’s Top 25 Fared Oregon St. 8-27 (E.Thompson 3-6, Vernon 2-2,
Hollins 1-3, S.Thompson 1-7, Tinkle 1-8, Reich-
Alabama St.
Jackson St.
0 0 .000 2 6 .250
0 0 .000 2 9 .182
Cooper 1-4 0-1 2, Cuevas-Moore 1-8 0-0 2, Totals
0-2 2, Washington 1-1 2-2 4, McWilliams 9-13
1-1 19, Pivec 4-9 1-6 10, Slocum 3-9 0-0 7, “With that said, I really loaded up on
1. Kansas (9-0) beat No. 17 Villanova 28-68 23-27 82.
le 0-1). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Texas MVSU 0 0 .000 2 11 .154 Thropay 0-0 0-0 0, Grymek 4-6 0-0 8, Good-
74-71.
2. Duke (9-1) did not play.
A&M 30 (Flagg 8), Oregon St. 36 (Hollins 10). Prairie View 0 0 .000 1 9 .100
PURDUE (7-4):Harris 4-9 2-2 10, Diagne
1-2 0-0 2, Farquhar 2-5 0-0 4, McLaughlin 6-14 man 5-11 1-1 14, Tudor 1-7 3-3 6, Totals 28-59 the schedule for this particular team.
Assists—Texas A&M 16 (Starks 8), Oregon St. 8-15 70.
3. Tennessee (8-1) beat Memphis 102-92. 12 (E.Thompson, Vernon, Tinkle, Reichle 2).
Southern U.
Alabama A&M
0 0 .000 1 10
0 0 .000 0 9 .000
.091 10-12 25, Oden 6-14 5-6 19, Gony 0-0 0-0 0, Har-
din 0-0 0-0 0, Traylor 2-7 6-9 11, Whilby 1-2 0-0 2, Texas A&M 24 18 11 23 —76 This has been a tough little run here. But
4. Gonzaga (9-2) lost to No. 12 North
Carolina 103-90.
Total Fouls—Texas A&M 20, Oregon St. 17.
Technicals—Mekowulu. A—5,802 (19,393). Saturday, Dec. 15
Totals 22-53 23-29 73.
South Carolina 11 17 11 16 12 15 — 82
Oregon St. 14 18 18 20 —70
3-Point Goals—Texas A&M 7-15 (Carter I’d definitely do it again, especially with
70-62.
5. Michigan (11-0) beat Western Michigan
Southeastern Conference Murray State 74, Jackson St. 57 Purdue 10 13 19 13 12 6 —73 4-10, Washington 1-2, Wells 2-3), Oregon St.
6-16 (Pivec 1-2, Slocum 1-3, Goodman 3-6, Tu-
this group of guys.”
See MEN, 5B
Northwestern State 69, Southern U. 66 3-Point Goals—South Carolina 3-16 (Harris
6. Virginia (9-0) did not play.
7. Nevada (11-0) beat South Dakota State
Men Utah State 86, Alabama St. 48
Grambling State 70, Portland 58
0-2, Perry 1-2, Jackson 1-3, Cliney 1-2, Cooper
0-1, Cuevas-Moore 0-6), Purdue 6-13 (McLaugh-
dor 1-5). Assists—Texas A&M 11 (Carter 3), Or-
egon St. 12 (McWilliams 3). Fouled Out—Texas
Conf. Pct. Overall Pct. A&M Carter, Rebounds—Texas A&M 33 (Jones
72-68. Sunday’s Game lin 3-6, Oden 2-5, Traylor 1-2). Assists—South
Auburn 0-0 .000 9-1 .900

Northern Illinois
8. Auburn (9-1) beat UAB 75-71, OT. Hawaii 76, MVSU 51 Carolina 16 (Harris 7), Purdue 12 (Traylor 5). 20), Oregon St. 33 (Pivec 8). Total Fouls—Tex-
Mississippi State 0 -0 .000 9-1 .900 Fouled Out—Purdue Harris, Farquhar, Oden. as A&M 14, Oregon St. 13. A—1,083.
9. Michigan State (9-2) beat Green Bay Today’s Game
Tennessee 0-0 .000 8-1 .889 Rebounds—South Carolina 39 (Herbert Harrigan
104-83. Texas Southern at Tulane, 7 p.m.
10. Florida State (8-1) did not play.
Kentucky 0-0 .000 8-2 .800 Tuesday’s Games 15), Purdue 38 (Oden 10). Total Fouls—South Car- SEC Women
Arkansas 0-0 .000 7-2 .778 olina 25, Purdue 25. A—10,086. Conf. Pct. Overall Pct.

player hits 11
11. Texas Tech (10-0) beat Northwestern Alabama State at Sam Houston State, 6:30 p.m.
Ole Miss 0-0 .000 8-2 .800 Mississippi State 0-0 .000 10-0 1.000
State 79-44; beat Abilene Christian 82-48.
Vanderbilt 0-0 .000 6-2 .750
Alcorn State at Alabama-Birmingham, 7 p.m.
Alabama 87, Tennessee 0-0 .000 8-0 1.000
12. North Carolina (8-2) beat No. 4
Gonzaga 103-90.
LSU 0-0 .000 8-3 .727 Sunday’s Women’s Major Northwestern State 73 Kentucky 0-0 .000 10-1 .909
Alabama 0-0 .000 6-3 .667 Auburn 0-0 .000 8-1 .889
Scores
treys in game
13. Virginia Tech (9-1) beat Washington NORTHWESTERN STATE (4-5): Gilliam Texas A&M 0-0 .000 8-2 .800
Missouri 0-0 .000 6-3 .667
73-61. EAST 2-4 1-1 5, Johnson 5-10 2-2 15, Bonner 5-11 4-5 Missouri 0-0 .000 8-3 .727
Georgia 0-0 .000 5-4 .556 15, Grant 1-5 0-0 2, Thomas 0-4 0-0 0, Barnes
14. Buffalo (10-0) beat Southern Illinois Boston College 78, Boston U. 51 Arkansas 0-0 .000 8-3 .727
Florida 0-0 .000 5-4 .556 1-3 1-4 3, Miller 3-4 0-0 6, Savage 1-2 5-8 7, Scott
73-65. CCSU 56, New Hampshire 47 Alabama 0-0 .000 7-4 .636
Texas A&M 0-0 .000 4-4 .500 0-3 3-4 3, Bell 2-3 0-0 4, Nero 5-11 3-9 13, Totals
15. Ohio State (9-1) beat Bucknell 73-71. Drexel 65, Gardner-Webb 48 LSU 0-0 .000 5-3 .625
South Carolina 0-0 .000 4-5 .444 25-60 19-33 73.
16. Wisconsin (9-2) beat Savannah State Duquesne 66, ETSU 58 Georgia 0-0 .000 6-4 .600
101-60. ALABAMA (7-4): Copeland 10-13 6-11 26, By DOUG FEINBERG
Saturday, Dec. 15 Michigan St. 74, Hartford 66 Walker 3-10 1-2 7, Johnson 3-6 6-8 12, Lewis 2-7 South Carolina 0-0 .000 6-4 .600
17. Villanova (8-4) lost to Pennsylvania Ole Miss 0-0 .000 5-7 .417
78-75; lost to No. 1 Kansas 74-71.
Tennessee 102, Memphis 92 Penn St. 80, American U. 59 7-8 12, Wade 4-10 0-0 10, Benjamin 4-11 5-6 16,
Vanderbilt 0-0 .000 4-6 .400 The Associated Press
Kentucky 88, Utah 61 Sacred Heart 74, Manhattan 46 Craig Cruce 0-3 0-0 0, Abrams 1-1 2-2 4, Barber
18. Mississippi State (9-1) beat Cincinnati Siena 64, UMass 59 0-0 0-0 0, Worth 0-0 0-0 0, Totals 27-61 27-37 87. Florida 0-0 .000 3-7 .300
Arizona State 76, Georgia 74
70-59.
19. Kentucky (8-2) beat Utah 88-61.
Auburn 75, Alabama-Birmingham 71, OT
Arkansas 79, UTSA 67
SOUTH
Alabama 87, Northwestern St. 73
Northwestern St. 13 26 11 23 —73
Alabama 26 20 18 23 —87 Saturday, Dec. 15 NEW YORK — Northern Illinois
Kentucky 72, Middle Tennessee 55
76-74.
20. Arizona State (8-1) beat Georgia
Mississippi State 70, Cincinnati 59 Auburn 73, Samford 46
Ball St. 86, W. Kentucky 83
3-Point Goals—Northwestern St. 4-17
(Gilliam 0-1, Johnson 3-5, Bonner 1-5, Grant 0-2, Louisiana Tech 80, Ole Miss 71 senior guard Mikayla Voight had a game
LSU 78, Saint Mary’s 74
21. Marquette (8-2) did not play. Texas A&M 67, Oregon State 64 Coll. of Charleston 65, Lipscomb 63 Thomas 0-1, Nero 0-3), Alabama 6-24 (Walker
0-2, Johnson 0-1, Lewis 1-5, Wade 2-8, Benjamin
South Dakota 74, Missouri 61
Rutgers 57, LSU 43 to remember against Western Illinois.
22. Iowa (8-2) beat Northern Iowa 77-54. Davidson 90, Clemson 80
23. Furman (12-0) beat Charleston
Sunday’s Game
Ole Miss 90, Chattanooga 70 East Carolina 63, SC-Upstate 53
3-6, Craig Cruce 0-2). Assists—Northwestern St. Central Michigan 66, Vanderbilt 57
Texas A&M 76, Oregon State 70
She set two school records when she
10 (Thomas 3), Alabama 15 (Craig Cruce 5). Re-
Southern 77-69; beat UNC Wilmington 93-50. Today’s Game Florida A&M 57, Miami (Ohio) 56 bounds—Northwestern St. 30 (Miller 4), Alabama Sunday’s Games had a career-best 52 points
in the 86-61 win on Dec. Notebook
24. Houston (10-0) beat LSU 82-76;beat Arizona State at Vanderbilt, 6 p.m. Florida St. 71, Creighton 52 Ohio State 46, Florida 41
53 (Copeland 12). Total Fouls—Northwestern St.
Saint Louis 68-64. (SEC Network) Georgia Tech 60, Kennesaw St. 35 31, Alabama 24. A—2,113. Alabama 87, Northwestern State 73
25. Indiana (9-2) beat Butler 71-68. Miami 71, Md.-Eastern Shore 53 Arkansas 71, Prairie View 44
25. Kansas State (7-2) beat Georgia State
Tuesday’s Games
Xavier at Missouri, 6 p.m. (ESPNU) Old Dominion 60, VCU 57 Arkansas 71, Prairie View 44 Auburn 73, Samford 46 8, going 19-for-25 from
71-59. PRAIRIE VIEW (3-5): Nealey 2-7 0-2 4, Wil-
25. Syracuse (7-3) lost to Old Dominion
Oakland at Georgia, 6 p.m.
Liberty vs. Alabama, 7 p.m.
UAB 62, Alabama St. 47
UNC-Greensboro 48, Liberty 45 liams 3-8 0-0 6, Dobbins 2-16 3-4 7, Newman 1-6
South Carolina 82, Purdue 73, 2OT
Today’s Game the field — including 11
68-62. Mercer vs. Florida, 7 p.m. (SEC Network) Virginia Tech 83, Mount St. Mary’s 51 0-0 3, Willis 2-4 1-1 5, Burrell 0-0 0-0 0, Campbell
2-4 2-4 6, Cobb 1-5 0-0 2, Ford 4-12 0-0 8, Penni-
Texas State at Missouri, 7 p.m.
Tuesday’s Games
3-pointers.
Ole Miss 90, Wednesday’s Games
Virginia at South Carolina, 6 p.m.
W. Michigan 69, FAU 59
MIDWEST
man 0-3 0-0 0, Shepherd 0-2 0-0 0, Tieuel 1-3 0-0 Stanford at Tennessee, 5 p.m. (SEC Network) The 11 3-pointers set a Northern Illi-
3, Tolbert 0-2 0-0 0, Totals 18-72 6-11 44.
Chattanooga 70 (SEC Network) Akron 62, Canisius 53 ARKANSAS (8-3): Williams 1-6 4-4 6, Dun-
Auburn vs. Coastal Carolina, 5:30 p.m.
Western Carolina at Kentucky, 6 p.m. nois record, surpassing the mark of nine
CHATTANOOGA (5-7): Easley 2-8 0-0 Auburn at North Carolina State, 6 p.m. (ESPN2) Arizona St. 65, Kansas St. 51 gee 2-11 4-6 8, Mason 3-6 0-0 6, Monk 3-9 2-2 Nicholls at LSU, 6:30 p.m.
4, Smallwood 1-2 1-1 3, J.Johnson 3-9 0-2 8,
Jean-Baptiste 6-10 0-0 15, Scott 4-6 3-6 14,
Samford at Tennessee, 6 p.m. Cincinnati 79, Xavier 61
Gonzaga 70, Missouri St. 67
8, Tolefree 3-10 0-0 7, Stout 1-1 0-0 3, Thomas Nebraska at Arkansas, 7 p.m. set by Alexis Lindstrom in 2014. Her 19
Wofford at Mississippi State, 7 p.m. 5-9 1-2 11, Weaver 2-2 0-1 4, Doumbia 1-5 0-0 2,
Kerby 1-3 0-0 2, Brown 1-1 1-1 3, Vila 5-8 0-0 Valpariaso at Texas A&M, 7:30 p.m. Illinois St. 61, Maryville (MO) 52 Gaulden 2-6 2-2 6, Northcross-Baker 2-6 0-1 5,
Mississippi State at Oregon, 9 p.m. (ESPN2)
Wednesday’s Games made shots also tied the school mark set
10, Toatley 2-8 0-0 5, Caldwell 2-3 0-0 6. Totals Iowa 83, N. Iowa 57 Spangler 0-1 0-2 0, Zimmerman 0-4 5-6 5, Totals
27-58 5-10 70.
Georgia Tech at Arkansas, 8 p.m.
(SEC Network) Iowa St. 86, Drake 81 25-76 18-26 71.
Lipscomb at Georgia, 10 a.m.
USC at Texas A&M, 5 p.m.
by Charmonique Stallworth in 1996. Her
OLE MISS (8-2): Olejniczak 2-3 3-5 7,
Shuler 3-6 1-1 9, T.Davis 9-11 0-0 20, Tyree
Thursday’s Games
No games scheduled
N. Dakota St. 51, Valparaiso 48
Notre Dame 103, Binghamton 53
Prairie View
Arkansas
18 4 9 13 —44
13 13 21 24 —71
Troy at Ole Miss, 6 p.m. 52 points was the third-highest effort in
Thursday’s Games
7-12 3-5 20, Hinson 2-4 1-2 5, Stevens 6-7 2-2
15, Buffen 0-3 2-4 2, Naylor 0-1 2-2 2, D.Davis Friday’s Games Ohio 73, IUPUI 66 3-Point Goals—Prairie View 2-16 (Dobbins
0-4, Newman 1-4, Penniman 0-2, Shepherd 0-1, Arkansas at Tulsa, 2 p.m. Division I play this season.
Ole Miss vs. Middle Tennessee, 7 p.m. Ohio St. 46, Florida 41 Florida vs. Utah, 2 p.m.
2-3 1-2 6, Halums 0-0 2-2 2, Morgano 0-0 0-0
0, Rodriguez 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 32-52 17-25 90. Furman at LSU, 7 p.m. Purdue Fort Wayne 86, Goshen College 45
Tieuel 1-3, Tolbert 0-2), Arkansas 3-23 (Dungee
0-2, Mason 0-2, Monk 0-2, Tolefree 1-6, Stout Alabama vs. Virginia, 3 p.m. “I’ve really got to credit my team-
Halftime—Chattanooga 39-37. 3-Point Penn State at Alabama, 8 p.m. (SEC Network)
Saturday’s Games
South Carolina 82, Purdue 73
UMKC 88, Loyola of Chicago 74
1-1, Doumbia 0-2, Northcross-Baker 1-5, Span- Auburn vs. North Carolina, 5:30 p.m.
LSU at Louisiana, 6:30 p.m. mates because they got me the ball when
Goals—Chattanooga 11-21 (Scott 3-4, gler 0-1, Zimmerman 0-2). Assists—Prairie View
Jean-Baptiste 3-4, Caldwell 2-3, J.Johnson Wake Forest at Tennessee, 11 a.m. (ESPN2) SOUTHWEST 7 (Williams 2), Arkansas 11 (Doumbia 3). Re- Vanderbilt vs. Miami, 7:30 p.m.
Mississippi State at Washington, 9 p.m.
I was open,” said Voigt following her re-
2-5, Toatley 1-3, Kerby 0-2), Ole Miss 9-16 Georgia at Georgia Tech, 11 a.m. (ESPNU) Arkansas 71, Prairie View 44 bounds—Prairie View 46 (Williams 12), Arkansas
(Tyree 3-4, T.Davis 2-2, Shuler 2-4, Stevens Clemson at South Carolina, 1 p.m. (ESPN2) North Texas 59, Xavier (LA) 46 64 (Zimmerman 11). Total Fouls—Prairie View 20, Friday’s Games cord-breaking performance. “Great pass-
Murray State at Kentucky, 11 a.m.
1-2, D.Davis 1-2, Hinson 0-1, Rodriguez 0-1).
Fouled Out—Smallwood. Rebounds—Chatta-
Texas State at Arkansas, 1 p.m. (SEC Network)
Marshall at Texas A&M, 1 p.m.
Oral Roberts 74, Houston Baptist 56
TCU 69, Southern U. 40
Arkansas 12. A—1,892.
Georgia Southern at Georgia, Noon es make it easier to shoot and the bucket
nooga 21 (Scott 7), Ole Miss 26 (T.Davis 5). As- Murray State at Auburn, 3:30 p.m. Texas 65, Stetson 46 Auburn 73, Samford 46 Missouri at Illinois, Noon
Alabama vs. Miami, 5:15 p.m. just looked really big today. We just took
sists—Chattanooga 19 (Toatley 10), Ole Miss (SEC Network) FAR WEST SAMFORD (3-8): Fitzgerald 0-3 0-0 0, Arm-
20 (T.Davis 7). Total Fouls—Chattanooga 22, Florida Gulf Coast vs. Florida, 4 p.m. (FS2) Boise St. 73, Washington 69 strong 5-10 0-0 10, Brown 3-4 0-0 9, Serup 1-3 0-0
3, Williams 0-3 0-0 0, Crozier 1-1 0-0 2, Allen 3-7
Temple at South Carolina, 6 p.m.
(SEC Network) what the Western defense was giving us.”
Ole Miss 16. Technicals—Hinson. A—6,344 California 69, UC Santa Barbara 45
(9,500).
Kentucky at North Carolina, 4:15 p.m. (WCBI)
Vanderbilt vs. Kansas State, 6 p.m. (ESPN2) Long Beach St. 57, Grand Canyon 50
0-0 9, Battle 5-11 1-2 11, Hill 1-7 0-0 2, Omar 0-2
0-0 0, Totals 19-51 1-2 46.
East Tennessee State at Tennessee, 6 p.m.
Prairie View at Texas A&M, 6:30 p.m.
Voight’s next game is Monday against
Late Saturday Men’s Major Wright State at Mississippi State, 6 p.m.
(SEC Network)
Montana 79, St. Francis (Pa.) 77
Montana St. 59, Nebraska-Omaha 56
AUBURN (8-1): Thompson 2-7 1-2 5, Al- Vanderbilt vs. Creighton, 7:30 p.m. Eastern Illinois.
exander 6-13 3-3 16, Jones 2-5 2-2 8, McKay Saturday’s Game
College Scores Illinois vs. Missouri, 7 p.m. (Big Ten Network) Southern Cal 58, CS Northridge 42 6-12 7-8 20, Primm 3-8 3-4 9, Howard 0-3 0-0 0, Auburn at Elon, 1 p.m.
See WOMEN, 5B
SOUTHWEST Sunday, Dec. 23 UC Irvine 84, Portland 69 Jackson 0-2 0-0 0, Kelly 0-1 0-0 0, White 2-3 1-1 5, Sunday, Dec. 23
Oklahoma 81, Southern Cal 70 No games scheduled UCLA 71, Oklahoma St. 59 Benton 4-10 0-0 10, Totals 25-64 17-20 73. No games scheduled
4B Monday, December 17, 2018 The Dispatch • www.cdispatch.com

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Ramos, Mets agree to two-year, $19M deal
By RONALD BLUM Grandal, another free agent catch- possible backups. D’Arnaud, who
The Associated Press er, in Arizona. Ramos became the turns 30 in February, has been on
priority for the Mets, partly be- the disabled list in five straight sea-
NEW YORK — The New York cause of compensation required sons as injuries limited him to 366
Mets have agreed to a $19 million, for signing Grandal, who turned major league games, an average of
two-year contract with free agent down a $17.9 million qualifying of- 73 per season.
catcher Wilson Ramos, according fer from the Los Angeles Dodgers. D’Arnaud was 3-for-15 (.200)
to a person familiar with the nego- If New York had signed Grandal, with one homer and three RBIs in
tiations. the Mets would have forfeited their four games this year when he felt
The agreement signals an end to second-highest pick in next June’s tightness in his right elbow during
the Mets’ pursuit of Marlins catch- amateur draft and $500,000 of in- pregame drills in Miami. He was
er J.T. Realmuto. Instead, New York ternational signing bonus alloca- sent to New York and had an MRI
turned to a two-time All-Star com- tion in 2019-20. that revealed a torn ulnar collater-
ing off a strong year with the Tampa The Mets also discussed a possi- al ligament. Mets medical director
Bay Rays and Philadelphia Phillies.
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in Las Vegas and with Yasmani d’Arnaud and Kevin Plawecki as catcher in 2017.

BASKETBALL: NBA
East features MVP candidates without LeBron
By SCHUYLER DIXON
Notebook of the year candidate, first- place Philadelphia.
The Associated Press team all-defensive player Jayson Tatum shot better
this year.” than 50 percent in the win-
With eight shopping for a reason,” said Pierce, If Antetokounmpo can ning streak while scoring Sunday’s Cryptoquote:
days to Christmas, the who was an assistant with get his 26.6-point scoring almost 18 points per game.
NBA’s decision to have Mil- the 76ers for Embiid’s first average back to 27, he has Terry Rozier scored in dou-
waukee’s Giannis Antetok- two seasons. “He’s a domi- a chance to be the first to ble figures off the bench in
ounmpo and Philadelphia’s nant two-way player. Ante- average that many points six of the first seven games
Joel Embiid in its holiday tokounmpo is unbelievable along with at least 13 re- during the streak.
lineup is more than just and his growth continues bounds and six assists per
sides in another hoop smor- to rise every game, every
gasbord. year.”
game. The Bucks star is The week ahead
eighth in scoring and fifth Memphis at
It puts the spotlight on The “Greek Freak” in rebounding. Golden State, Monday:
— and raises a question opens the Christmas lineup “He’s doing things I Mike Conley is having
— about the MVP race, a week from Tuesday with think LeBron’s doing,” In- quite a bounce-back sea-
as in, who in the Eastern a visit to Madison Square diana coach Nate McMil- son for the surprising
Conference is a legitimate Garden to face the Knicks, lan said. “He’s a forward Grizzlies, averaging 20.4
contender. It’s a question and Embiid will play at East playing the point. He’s an points and 6.8 assists per
because the last East MVP, rival Boston. Leonard and excellent passer.” game. Stephen Curry and
LeBron James going on six the Raptors don’t play Dec. Leonard has missed the Warriors are 8-3 since a
years ago, has moved West. 25. games with foot and hip four-game winning streak
The conversation has to The 7-foot Embiid is injuries, along with the that was the longest of Cur-
include the biggest name to sixth in scoring, third in occasional rest on the sec- ry-Klay Thompson-Dray-
go the opposite direction rebounding and eighth in ond night of a back-to-back mond Green era.
this past offseason: Toron- blocks with the Sixers sit- after missing all but nine Houston at
to’s Kawhi Leonard, who ting fourth in the East go- games of his final season Miami, Thursday: Justise
forced his way out of San ing into Sunday’s games. with the Spurs because of Winslow’s scoring average
Antonio in a trade after Another West star, New the leg injury. is up significantly for Mi-
missing most of last season Orleans’ Anthony Davis, ami in recent games as the
with a mysterious leg inju- is the other player in the Surging Celtics Houston native gets ready
ry. top eight in those three Considered the presea- for his first meeting this
“Oh yeah,” first-year At- categories. son favorites in the East, season against the team
lanta coach Lloyd Pierce “It’s a little tougher for the Celtics are finally play- he rooted for growing up.
declared about the East’s those big guys to get in the ing like it. Boston won eight Father Rickie Winslow was
MVP hopes. mix, but I think Joel, he’ll straight games before a Phi Slamma Jamma team-
“We missed Kawhi last make his mark,” Pierce loss to Detroit to surge to mates with Hakeem Ola-
year and the people that said. “He’s got to be if not fifth in the East, even in the juwon at the University of
coached against him didn’t an MVP, a defensive player loss column with fourth- Houston in the 1980s.

Colts
ACROSS
1 Clumps of grass
6 New parents’
Continued from Page 1B choices
While the Colts (8-6) celebrated, first 100-yard game since Week 9 Mack opened the second half 11 Mosque faith
12 Rust compound
Dallas was dismayed. and endured its first shutout since with a 6-yard scoring run and Vi- 13 Perhaps
The Cowboys (8-6) came out flat losing 12-0 to the Patriots on Nov. natieri sealed it with two more field 14 Brink
on offense, wore down on defense 16, 2003. goals. 15 Take it easy
and failed to clinch the NFC East “We didn’t play well enough in Defensively, the Colts made big 17 Mouse-spotting
title as a five-game winning streak any phase of our game to win,” Cow- play after big play, too. cry
ended. boys coach Jason Garrett said. “We Elliott lost 2 yards and the ball 18 Nevertheless
Ezekiel Elliott ran 18 times for can’t allow them to run the ball the on fourth-and-1 from the Colts 3, 22 “Carpe —”
87 yards and caught seven passes way they want to run it.” Dallas was knocked out of field-goal 23 Blood compo-
for 41 yards. Amari Cooper had That wasn’t the only problem. range on Tyquan Lewis’ sack on the nent
27 Ryan of “Paper
four catches for 32 yards and Dak The Colts repeatedly took advan- Cowboys’ final chance in the first Moon”
Prescott was 24-for-39 for 206 yards tage of Cowboys’ miscues. half, Pierre Desir and Darius Leon- 29 Dogpatch fellow
with one interception. When Denico Autry blocked a ard each ended drives by breaking 30 Submitted Sunday’s answer
But Mack set the tone with a Dallas field-goal attempt , Mack up passes in the second half and 32 Sunrise site
physical 19-yard run on his first capitalized with a 1-yard touch- George Odum capped it with a late 33 Women’s work- 4 Neighbor in the 25 Butte’s kin
carry, ran 22 times and matched his down plunge. Luck cashed in on a interception. place right cafeteria 26 Showily preten-
career best for scoring runs — all defensive holding call against An- Mack took care of the rest. 35 Mouth part 5 Lipstick slip tious
against the league’s No. 3 run de- thony Brown on third down to set “He ran well, he does all the lit- 38 “E Pluribus —” 6 Short book 28 Water and wine,
39 Suspect’s 7 Chopping tool for two
fense. up Adam Vinatieri for a 43-yard tle things really, really well,” Luck
defense 8 Deep mud 31 Convent resident
The result: Dallas gave up its field goal to make it 10-0 at the half. said. 41 Prince of India 9 Border 34 Mystiques

Eagles
45 Gave a hoot 10 Look for 35 Face card
46 Be penitent 16 Ray-gun sound 36 Arkin of “Argo”
47 Leg joints 18 Commotions 37 Hidden mike
Continued from Page 1B 48 Run-down 19 Of high quality 40 Hive resident
went 24-for-31 with one (11-3), who lost consec- we stuck with him (last rally. After Philadelphia’s 20 New driver, often 42 Coffee, in slang
DOWN 21 Artist for the 43 Linking word
interception. “You hate utive regular-season year), and he went out and Jake Elliott missed a field 1 Bob Cratchit’s son same recording 44 “You there!”
for your teammate to get games for the first time played for us tonight.” goal with 1 minute, 8 sec- 2 Much of N. Amer. company
hurt. I feel really bad for in coach Sean McVay’s The Eagles still trail onds left, Jared Goff got 3 Go by air 24 Ginger cookie
Carson. ... What you’ve tenure. NFC East leader Dallas the Rams to the Philadel-
done in the past, what I’ve Foles hadn’t played (8-6) and sit even with phia 18 with 4 seconds
done in the past, it doesn’t since Week 2, but Wentz Washington (7-7), so they to play — but he couldn’t
matter when you step on is out with a back injury will need help to get back connect with Josh Reyn-
that field. It’s a new day. that could sideline him into the postseason, most olds on a pass to the goal
So I was dealing with the for the rest of the season. likely from Carolina and line as time expired.
emotions, but prepping as Philadelphia coach Doug Minnesota stumbling Goff passed for 339
hard as I could, and then Pederson declined to down the stretch. But yards with two intercep-
realizing I’m not alone. say whether Foles would they’ll get an enormous tions in the Rams’ first
I have great teammates start next week against boost from becoming loss at the Coliseum in
out there. All I have to do Houston, but Foles’ team- the first team to beat the seven games this season.
is spread the ball around, mates know what they’ve Rams twice under McVay. Todd Gurley rushed for
lean on them, stay in the got after he slipped right “It’s very satisfying,” two touchdowns — giv-
moment, and we were back into his old role in a Pederson said. “Our ing him an NFL-best 21
able to do that tonight. simplified offensive game backs have been against TDs this season — while
Today was a huge win for plan. the wall for the last few catching 10 passes for 76
us.” “That’s a guy with true weeks. Hopefully this yards. But the superstar
Wendell Smallwood character,” Smallwood gives us momentum for running back also accept-
rushed for two touch- said of Foles. “We’re just the rest of the season. ed the blame for failing
downs and rookie Josh comfortable with him Our goals are still in front to get out of bounds on a
Adams ran for another back there. We don’t feel of us.” catch inside the final 20
score as the Eagles (7-7) like anything has fallen The Eagles scored 17 seconds, depriving the
kept their playoff hopes off. We know he’s going to consecutive points in the Rams of likely two addi-
quite viable with a gritty step up there and do the tional shots at the end
WHATZIT ANSWER
third quarter and then
victory against the Rams job. We rode that guy and survived the Rams’ late zone. Log cabin
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Women Men
Continued from Page 3B Continued from Page 3B

Exam week pi State, three of the other unbeaten Gonzaga (9-2) has had a headline-grab- that when Killian Tillie is ready to go. The
schools are off to incredible starts. bing opening month. It won the Maui In- 6-foot-10 junior hasn’t played this year be-
Most of the top 25 teams had a light
Bradley has won its first eight games vitational by holding off Duke star fresh- cause of ankle surgery, though his project-
week because of final exams. No. 1 Con-
for only the second time in school histo- men RJ Barrett and Zion Williamson to ed eight-week recovery time could have
necticut didn’t play and second-ranked
ry and the eight-game winning streak is beat the then-No. 1 Blue Devils. him back next month in time for the start
Notre Dame beat Binghamton 103-53.
tied for second-longest in school history That propelled Gonzaga to No. 1 of West Coast Conference play.
Third-ranked Baylor went out to Cali-
behind the 2001-02 team that started 9-0. in The AP Top 25. It then traveled to
fornia and lost at No. 11 Stanford 68-63
Saturday.
The team can match that mark Wednes- Creighton (103-92 win) and edged Wash- Tare Heels’ rise?
day with a win at Cleveland State. ington (81-79 win) before losing to No. 3 That same game offered the Tar Heels
South Alabama also has won its first Tennessee last weekend in Phoenix. a glimpse of what can happen when they
Wolfpack attack eight games for the second time in pro- Then came the visit to UNC, the start shoot the ball well and attack the glass.
Tenth-ranked N.C. State is off to its gram history. That includes a victory of a home-and-home series that will The same team that looked flum-
best start in 21 years. The 1997-98 team against Alabama. The 1984-85 team won bring the Tar Heels to Spokane, Wash- moxed in a double-digit loss at No. 5
started 10-0 and reached the Final Four its first 12 games before suffering a de- ington, next season. Michigan on Nov. 28 played with a confi-
that season. The Wolfpack (11-0) have feat. The eight wins in a row is tied for “I’ve never had any of my teams play a dent edge. The Tar Heels shot 57 percent
a good shot at remaining unbeaten up the seventh-longest streak in program schedule this tough,” Few said. in the first half and led 53-39 and never
to Atlantic Coast Conference play. N.C. history. North Carolina’s offense turned in let the Zags closer than eight after half-
State will play Friday at Chattanooga Northeastern is 9-0 to start the sea- a huge performance by shooting 55 time.
and against Davidson on Dec. 30 in Ra- son and has tied the school record for percent and making 13 of 25 3-point- The only real blemish was the sea-
leigh, N.C. longest winning streak set by the 1998- ers, while the Tar Heels dominated the son-high 23 turnovers that led to 29
99 NCAA tournament team. Jess Genco boards (42-21) and finished with a 27-0 points for Gonzaga, along with a few
Unexpected unbeatens hit a school-best nine 3-pointers Satur- edge in second-chance points. It high- defensive breakdowns. Overall, though,
While many of the remaining unde- day as part of a 31-point effort in a victo- lighted what the Zags need to improve: it could give the Tar Heels a chance to
feated teams were expected to be good, ry against Providence. Genco broke her defense and rebounding. climb back inside the top 10 when Mon-
like UConn, Louisville, and Mississip- mark of 3-pointers in a game. Gonzaga should get help with some of day’s poll is released.

Comics & Puzzles
DILBERT
Dear Abby
D
EAR ABBY: happy about it she has withdrawn from most
My sister has and ended it. Am I socializing. I receive updates
been having off base because from my friend, who takes her
an affair with a I feel the way I to appointments, shopping, etc.
married man. do? — SNEAK- when she can’t drive herself
When I asked if ING AROUND IN or when she feels the woman
he was going to MAINE needs company. Officially, I
leave his wife, DEAR SNEAK- don’t know anything. But I was
she said no, and ING: You’re not told her oncologist has informed
it was fine with off base. But her she’s got six months.
her. She claims you’re also not My question is: Should I
his wife is fat and your sister. The contact her? I’ll feel like an idiot
ZITS that they have a two of you appear and like I’m invading her privacy
son with severe to have very if I do, yet somehow guilty if I
disabilities, and different values. don’t. The only thing I would say
she (my sister) While you want a to her is that I’m sorry this has
wouldn’t want the full relationship, happened to her. My gut tells
responsibility of
Dear Abby the “crumbs” and me I should keep quiet, but my
that, even though goodies she’s guilt is getting in the way. —
I’m sure the boy would stay with getting from her honey may be FRIEND OF A FRIEND IN NEW
his mother. enough for her, and she may YORK
She refers to him as her regard their stolen moments DEAR FRIEND: I assume
“honey,” and he buys her as exciting. If she were hoping you know as much about this
things. (She has always been for more than the status quo, woman as you do because your
materialistic.) She stays in I would say she’s wasting her good friend is confiding in you.
contact with him constantly on time. But she seems to know If you don’t know anything “offi-
her iPad and says how much he the score. cially,” I assume your friend was
GARFIELD loves her. DEAR ABBY: I know three sworn to secrecy and chose to
I would want to be open people who have cancer. One tell you because she receives
and have everyone get to know is terminal, one is probably ter- emotional support from you.
about my honey instead of minal and the other is possibly I see nothing to be gained by
sneaking around. When I say I terminal. The second and third inserting yourself at this point,
don’t believe he loves her, she individuals I’ve known for a long and you should not feel guilty
gets mad and accuses me of time. The terminal person, how- for keeping your distance.
being jealous. I also told her ever, is a social acquaintance Listen to your gut.
that if I loved someone, I’d want — someone I met through a Dear Abby is written by
to be with him and not commu- close friend. Abigail Van Buren, also known
nicate via email. Gifts wouldn’t Over the last two years we as Jeanne Phillips, and was
make up for the person not have socialized a half-dozen founded by her mother, Pauline
being with me, especially if I times, but we’ve never had an Phillips. Contact Dear Abby
claimed to love him. extended conversation, and at www.DearAbby.com or P.O.
I was in a relationship with a I don’t especially like her. As Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA
CANDORVILLE married man once, but I wasn’t her condition has worsened, 90069.

Horoscopes
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Dec. you are fantastic at keeping lem. It’s pretty fun to go looking
17). It’s not too late to do the abreast of the situation, testing, for things, more fun than, say,
thing you really wanted to do, if observing and tracking what taking care of the stuff you al-
you want it badly enough. You’ll works and what doesn’t. ready have. Before you embark,
get your mind and efforts all GEMINI (May 21-June 21). make sure you don’t already
aligned because this year is What once caused you stress have what you seek.
about confluence. Your team is no longer a problem. You’ve VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22).
gains numbers. In fact, it triples grown, the situation has shrunk Take out the emotional part
by February. Scorpio and Pisces – something like that! A smooth and matters of finance are, at
adore you. Your lucky numbers transaction will be the first sign their root, just math. So why is
are: 20, 2, 22, 7 and 13. of progress. it nearly impossible to take out
BABY BLUES ARIES (March 21-April 19). CANCER (June 22-July the emotional part? Because
Are you the influencer, or is the 22). You read people. That’s maybe this isn’t about money
other person? Bigger question: your thing. Except don’t get too after all. So what’s it really
Does it matter? You’re both assumptive in this regard today, about?
influential, so don’t even worry because people will surprise LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct.
about it. Do you and see what you with their idiosyncrasies 23). You’re not interested in
happens. and pivots. surrounding yourself with yes
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). people, yet to be an effective
The rules of acceptable conduct Questing can be more of an ac- leader, the team must follow
are constantly changing, and tivity than the solution to a prob- you at least some of the time.
Pick your times, and make your
requests.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov.
21). You’re here, and your mind
is over there. That’s fine for
BEETLE BAILEY momentary flights of fancy, but
it’s no way to live -- because
your senses, though they may
be partly engaged in fantasy
and future, are only fully alive
where you are.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec.
21). As the sign of the archer,
it’s always better when you have
a clear aim. Make some goals
just for the fun of it. If you don’t
have a target, you rob yourself
of the satisfaction you get from
hitting it.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan.
MALLARD FILLMORE 19). You’ll be involved with a
task that’s a lot like a boomer-
ang. It will keep coming back
with more to do. Ready to stop?
There’s never one last throw
without one last catch. When
you have it in your hand, set it;
don’t throw it.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb.
18). When people are ready
to learn, it happens easily and
quickly. Ideally, your student will
be ready. But if not, there’s a
little more work to do. Getting
people ready to learn is part of
the learning process.
FAMILY CIRCUS PISCES (Feb. 19-March
20). If you had to, you could get
by on your charms. But that’s
not you. You want to do some-
thing useful, make a concrete
contribution, feel the tensile
strength of your connections.
Charm – that’s your cherry on
top.

Credit squeeze
SOLUTION:
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ARY LIVINGSTON, III,
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THIS the 29th day of Tues-Fri & 9-12, Sat. Downtown Area- in ready. Dep $500 plus MSU. 334-277-9744.
November, 2018. we'll grind it! new, fully assembled. beds, and a well for
Over 50 years experi- 2BR/1BA, CH&A, hard- first month’s rent. Hot
662-361-8379 Portable. $100. Call duty free watering. Ex-
ence! Repairs, cleaning, tremely spacious and wood, appliances, no tub, detached apart- HUNTING LAND IN
/s/Velma Williams Liv- RETAINER WALL, drive- 662-328-7313.
refinishing, scopes pets, spacious, walk to ment, & large wired PICKENS COUNTY, AL
ingston way, foundation, con- reduced to $135,000. shop. Contact James
QUEEN SET mattresses. mounted & zeroed, Call Emily C. Moody for MUW. NO HUD. 93 acres on County
Velma Williams Living- crete, masonry restora- Tree Services 1860 Agent Owned. Thompson @ 662-574-
Very good cond. $100. handmade knives. a private viewing. Road 47 (Gordo 159 to
ston tion, remodeling, base- Located: Hwy 45 Alt, $675.00/$675.00. 6269.
Call 662-251-3205. Long & Long, Realtors County Road 47. Turn
ment foundation, re- A&T Tree Service North of West Point, @ 662-328-0770 or left & land is on the
/s/ Samuel Hilary Liv- pairs, small dump truck Bucket truck & stump Convenience-
Farm Equipment & Supplies turn right on Yokahama 662-574-3903. left). Paved road ac-
ingston, III hauling (5-6 yd) load & removal. Free est. Blvd, 8mi & turn left on 2BR/1BA, almost fin-
4420 GREAT LOCATION to cess. Mostly level.
Samuel Hilary Living- demolition/lot cleaning. Serving Columbus FOX RUN COMPANY LLC ished make-over. CH/A,
Darracott Rd, will see school, clean, 2BR/ Price: $204,600.
ston, III Burr Masonry since 1987. Senior 1 & 2 BR near hospital. new flooring, paint, ap-
sign, 2.5mi ahead shop 1BA, a/c, gas heat, w/d Linda Pruett, Keller
662-242-0259. citizen disc. Call Alvin @ 2016 JOHN Deere on left. 662-494-6218. $595-645/mo. Military pliances & more. No Williams Realty Tusca-
/s/ James Clifton Liv- 242-0324/241-4447 5100E Tractor, 210 hook up. No pets, no
discount offered, pet pets, no HUD. HUD. 662-327-2798. loosa, 205-657-5330.
ingston "We'll go out on a limb hours. $46,500. area, pet friendly, and
for you!" Also, 2016 15ft Agent Owned. Lv msg after 3rd ring,
James Clifton Livingston WORK WANTED: furnished corporate $495.00/$495.00. LOWNDES COUNTY 45
Licensed & Bonded-car- Kubota Bush hog avail. Pets 5150 available for showing. acres on Sobley & Dav-
205-329-1790. apartments available.
/s/ Lulu L. Yarborough pentry, painting, & de- ON SITE SECURITY. West Point- is Rd. Excellent hunting.
Lulu L. Yarborough molition. Landscaping, AKC REGISTERED 1 mile west of Hwy. 69.
ON SITE MAINTENANCE. Large 1BR/1BA, gas
gutters cleaned, bush J&A TREE REMOVAL Firewood / Fuel 4450 Chesapeake Bay
ON SITE MANAGEMENT. space heat, window air. Houses For Rent: South 7140 Small creek runs thru
OF COUNSEL: hogging, clean-up work, Work from a bucket Retrievers. Great property. $1375 per
24-HOUR CAMERA Water furnished. No 3BR/2BA, 2300 sqft,
William F. Gillis, MBN pressure washing, mov- truck. Insured/bonded. FIREWOOD FOR Sale. hunting, guard & com- acre. 205-799-9846 or
SURVEILLANCE. pets or HUD. very nice w/ 2 car gar-
4854cdispatch.com ing help & furniture Call Jimmy for a free es- Various lengths. panion dogs. $1000 ea. 205-695-2248.
Benji @ 662-386-4446 Agent Owned. age, lg back yard. Pets
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Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm. $375.00/$375.00 with need approval. 1612
PLLC Sat/Sun by appt only. approved application.
General
Post Help Wanted
Office 3200
Box 1827 9th St. S. $1,050 per WINTER SPECIAL
Columbus, MS 39703 STUDIO APT for rent. mo + dep. 662-574- 1.95 acre lots.
Long & Long, Realtors 7879 or 662-328-8655. Good/bad credit.
(662) 243-7329 Newly remodeled. 662-328-0770
$400/mth rent & dep 10% down, as low as
PUBLISH: 12/3, 12/10, $299/mo. Eaton Land.
& 12/17/2018
req. Convenient to town
& CAFB. No hud. No COLEMAN Houses For Rent: Starkville
7170
662-361-7711
pets. 662-328-2340. RENTALS
TOWNHOUSES & APARTMENTS Campers & RVs 9300
Apts For Rent: West 7050 2BR/1BA house w/ 2
1 BEDROOM acres in county. 3 miles TOMBIGBEE RV Park,

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Rentals
3 BEDROOMS W/D, carport. SMALL
dogs ok w/ deposit.
Hookups available.
$300/mo. 662-328-
Great for grad student
Apartments LEASE, 8655 or 662-574-7879.
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