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Tuesday | January 8, 2019

Investigation Flying high
into county
giving IHL
member
metal panels
nearing end
Howard: Starr asking
county for $5,000
for property,
reputation damage
By Alex Holloway
aholloway@cdispatch.com

A State Auditor’s
Office investigation
into whether Oktib-
beha County wrong-
ly gave away county
property to a private
citizen may be near-
ing completion.
The county has Howard
been under investi-
gation for an agree- Dispatch file photo
ment supervisors Passengers disembark after landing at Golden Triangle Regional Airport in this Dispatch file photo. For the second straight
made in the fall of year, Golden Triangle Regional Airport has set a record for passenger traffic, with 48,717 passengers boarding planes during
2017 to give met- 2018, an increase of 9 percent.
al panels from a

GTRA travel increased 10 percent last year
bridge on Reed Road
to Walt Starr, who
owns property near Starr
the bridge.
District 3 Supervisor Marvell
Howard, in whose district the prop-
By Slim Smith
ssmith@cdispatch.com
‘There are several reasons for the increase
erty sits, asked to use Starr’s prop-
erty as a staging area for trucks, For the second straight year, Gold- in passengers, but the primary reason is our
supplies and equipment for work on
a nearby condemned bridge. Starr
en Triangle Regional Airport has set a
record for passenger
business climate. Although we haven’t had
agreed and granted the county an traffic, with 48,717 Inside any new industry come in, so many of our
easement. passengers boarding n OUR VIEW:
In return, Oktibbeha County
gave Starr some old metal panels
planes during 2018, an GTRA contin-
increase of 9 percent. ues to be asset existing industries are growing.’
and beams, valued at about $2,800 for industry,
Throw in a 30-per- community. Golden Triangle Regional Airport director Mike Hainsey
that were removed from the bridge. cent increase in char- Page 4A
However, the county cannot legally ter flights, and passen- 92 percent,” said GTRA director Mike and more non-business travelers.
give away materials to private citi- ger travel increased a Hainsey. “There are several reasons “The pricing from Delta has really
zens and the agreement triggered robust 10 percent compared to 2017. for the increase in passengers, but the helped,” he said. “On average, the dif-
an investigation. During that time, there hasn’t been primary reason is our business climate. ference in cost between us and a flight
Howard, during Monday’s meet- an increase in the number of commer- Although we haven’t had any new in- out of Birmingham is $110. So when you
ing, said Starr is requesting $5,000, cial flights out of the airport. Delta Air- dustry come in, so many of our existing consider the other costs associated with
for property damages and for rep- lines still operates three daily flights industries are growing. They’re adding flying out of Birmingham, along with
utation damage from public report- out of GTRA. jobs and we’re seeing the result of that.” the convenience of flying out of GTRA,
ing on the matter. There aren’t more planes: They’re Another factor, Hainsey said, is that more and more people are choosing to
“We need to go ahead and try to just fuller. competitive pricing and above-standard fly from their local airport.”
See Oktibbeha, 3A “In 2018, the occupancy rate was customer service are appealing to more See GTRA, 3A

Columbus to pay consultant $100 per hour to act as temporary CFO
Former CPA Mike Crowder will work along-
side Rawle
“For a professional ser-
vice, $100 an hour isn’t
the CFO revealed Colum-
bus operated at a near-
handle duties while Rawle serves 16- Jan. 14 and
15, before
bad,” he added, noting the
city would not be paying
$881,000 deficit in Fiscal
Year 2018 (which ended
day suspension Rawle’s for Crowder’s benefits. Sept. 30).
suspension The council voted in Since the city operates
By Zack Plair Councilmen last week begins Jan. December to suspend on a four-day work week,
zplair@cdispatch.com unanimously authorized 16. He has Rawle for 16 working days Rawle’s suspension will
Crowder Rawle Gavin
Mayor Robert Smith to consulted without pay, citing poor span four calendar weeks.
The city plans to pay sign a contract with Mike the city pre- exceptional hire,” Ward job performance, then His annual salary is
a former Columbus cer- Crowder for financial con- viously, most recently in 6 Councilman Bill Gavin deferred the suspension $75,316, which translates
tified public accountant sulting services. The job the interim between for- told The Dispatch. “He to begin this month. Spe- to $36.21 per-hour before
$100 per hour to handle will be “part-time,” though mer CFO Mike Bernsen’s has assisted the city the cifically, councilmen took benefits.
chief financial officer du- no set hour amount was resignation in December past. … Pretty much what issue with not being more The Dispatch could not
ties while Milton Rawle discussed. 2012 and Rawle’s hire four he’s going to do this time clearly made aware of reach Crowder for com-
serves a four-week sus- Crowder, who now lives months later. is keep the bills paid and the city’s fiscal standing ment by press time.
pension. in Macon, Georgia, will “Mike Crowder is an payroll paid. before November, when See Consultant, 6A

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Tuesday
Say What?
Did you hear? “He is playing better in a lot of ways. He is stronger. He
is a better defensive player. I think he’s matured a lot
Ginsburg misses Supreme Court physically just from experience.”
arguments for the first time Mississippi State men’s basketball coach Ben Howland,
talking about guard Lamar Peters. Story, 1B.

Court spokeswoman: Ginsburg
continuing to recuperate and work
from home after doctors removed
Trump to take his case to build
two cancerous growths wall to prime-time audience
By MARK SHERMAN erts said in the courtroom
The Associated Press ‘Now that the television
Administration: Government
Monday that Ginsburg
would participate in decid-
WA S H - ing the argued cases “on networks have decided
INGTON
— Justice
Ruth Bader
the basis of the briefs and
transcripts of oral argu- to air the President’s shutdown won’t delay tax refunds
Ginsburg is
ments.”
Ginsburg had two earli-
address ... Democrats By MARCY GORDON and JILL COLVIN
missing ar-
guments for
er cancer surgeries in 1999
and 2009 that did not cause
must immediately be The Associated Press

the first time
in more than Ginsburg
her to miss court sessions. given equal airtime’ WASHINGTON — Taxpayers
who are owed refunds will be paid
The IRS said it will
She also has broken ribs on
25 years as she recuperates
from cancer surgery last
at least two occasions.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
and top Senate Democrat Chuck
on time, despite the government
shutdown that has closed many fed-
recall a large number
The court said doctors
month, the Supreme Court
said. found the growths on Gins-
Schumer in a joint statement eral agencies, a Trump administra-
tion official said Monday as concern
of furloughed
burg’s lung when she was
Ginsburg was not on
the bench as the court being treated for fractured
By MATTHEW DALY, CATHERINE
LUCEY and JILL COLVIN
mounted over the risk that the pay- employees to
ments could be delayed.
met Monday to hear ar-
guments. It was not clear
ribs she suffered in a fall at
her office on Nov. 7.
The Associated Press
The acting director of the White process returns
WA S H I N G T O N House budget office, Russell Vought,
when she would return to After past health scares, said customary rules will be changed to make the payments possible.
Ginsburg has come back to — With no break-
the court, which will hear through in sight, He told reporters that an “indefinite appropriation” was available for the
more cases Tuesday and work relatively quickly. In refunds, which would go out as normal.
2009, she was at the court President Donald
Wednesday, and again next Trump will argue As it dragged through a third week, the partial government shut-
week. for arguments on Feb. 23, down could not have come at a worse time for the Internal Revenue
18 days after surgery for his case to the na-
Court spokeswoman tion Tuesday night Service. Tax-filing season officially begins Jan. 28, and while those who
Kathy Arberg said the pancreatic cancer. owe Uncle Sam will still have to pay up by April 15, people who are due
Weeks after her fall in that a “crisis” at the
85-year-old justice is con- U.S.-Mexico border Trump to receive money back have worried about whether the closure could
tinuing to recuperate and November, Ginsburg was postpone their payments.
requires the long and invulnerable
work from home after doc- asking questions at high About three-quarters of taxpayers receive annual refunds, giving
wall he’s demanding before ending
tors removed two cancer- court arguments, speak- them an incentive to file their returns early. Many lower-income people
the partial government shutdown.
ous growths from her left ing at a naturalization cer- count on refunds as their biggest cash infusion of the year.
Hundreds of thousands of federal
lung on Dec. 21. emony for new citizens The IRS said late Monday that it will recall a large number of fur-
workers face missed paychecks
Ginsburg was dis- and being interviewed at loughed employees to process returns. They will probably work with-
Friday as the shutdown drags
charged from a New York screenings of the new mov- out pay.
through a third week.
hospital on Dec. 25. ie about her, “On the Basis Trump’s Oval Office speech —
Chief Justice John Rob- of Sex.” his first as president — will be fol- the $5.6 billion he wants. Vice Pres- MSNBC and NBC.
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Lowndes courthouse getting more private space
for defense attorneys to confer with clients
By Amanda Lien to the company chosen for the ley said — which have a private meeting space. be a good spot
alien@cdispatch.com work. detracts from Currently, the county judge and to interview wit-
The winning bid was $35,355 the confidential court administrator share an nesses and get
Defense attorneys in Lown- — the lowest of the three bids nature of attor- office. people brought
des County will soon have more by roughly $8,0000 — and ney-client conver- Defense attorney and Co- up.
dedicated space to confer with work will begin in early March. sations. lumbus-based lawyer Carrie “It’s very diffi-
their clients in the courthouse. County Administrator Ralph “We’re going Jourdan said this construction cult when you’re
Lowndes County supervi- Billingsley said the construc- to make those will benefit lawyers working in sharing space,”
sors on Monday unanimously Billingsley Jourdan
tion should take “no more than cubicles into little the courthouse, as well as their she added. “Ev-
approved a bid from Darwin a few weeks.” rooms so the court-appointed clients. erybody’s over-
Holliman Construction to ren- The new space will be di- attorney can have some privacy “If you had more office hearing everybody, plus people
ovate the county judge’s of- vided into separate rooms for when they’re meeting with their space, you could spend more are often upset. It’s very dis-
fice on the second floor of the defense attorneys, including new client,” Billingsley said. quality time (with clients) and tracting. It would be excellent,
courthouse to provide the extra public defenders, to meet with Separately, walls inside the do prep time, meaningful prep and it would help people to get
space. District 3 Supervisor clients. Currently, they work county judge’s office will be re- time, where you could concen- better representation. It’s all-
John Holliman is not related out of open cubicles, Billings- located so the county judge will trate,” she said. “Also, it would around a better plan.”

Oktibbeha
Continued from Page 1A
get that resolved,” How- this,” Rob- said he doesn’t expect it
ard said. “His request is erson later should cost Oktibbeha
to fix his gate and bridge added. County any money.
panels and he wants In order “Where the money
$5,000 compensation for to have giv- comes from will have to
using his property. Main- en Starr, or be dealt with when I’ve
ly for putting a bad pic- any citizen, got this nailed down,”
ture in the paper.” the panels Roberson said, “but the
Roberson
Starr, who lives in Co- Roberson county shouldn’t be out
lumbus, is a periodontal said they would have any money from the pan-
surgeon with practices in needed to be declared els.”
Columbus and Starkville. surplus and sold. Roberson has previ-
He has also served on “Unfortunately, we
ously indicated that How-
the Institutions of High- didn’t have a board order
ard or County Road Man-
er Learning Board since for that (declaring the
ager Fred Hal Baggett
Gov. Phil Bryant appoint- panels surplus),” he said.
could potentially be held
ed him in 2015. “I think the board had
Speaking to The Dis- meant to do that and dis- liable to pay the money —
patch Tuesday morning, Alex Holloway/Dispatch Staff cussed it, but there wasn’t Howard, for making the
Starr said he would not Oktibbeha County District 3 Supervisor Marvell Howard speaks to the board during an order.” agreement, or Baggett
comment on the matter in Monday’s meeting. Howard said Walt Starr, of Columbus, has requested $5,000 in While Roberson said because his department
depth while the investiga- compensation for damages to his property from a county bridge repair project. he couldn’t speak in detail oversees roadwork such
tion is ongoing. However, he advised supervisors, ways been out to do what “We didn’t quite do to what the State Auditor’s as the Reed Road bridge
he said he’s only seeking during an executive ses- he could to help the coun- Office will tell the county project.
what we were supposed
compensation for proper- sion discussion on poten- ty. He’s not going to ask to do until he has written Logan Reeves, a
to to start with, and some- spokesman for the audi-
ty damaged from the con- tial litigation, to wait on the county for anything instruction, he said he’s
struction. times it’s best to measure not presently expecting tor’s office, said he could
making a decision on giv- unreasonable.”
“They’re working ing Starr any money until Roberson also said the twice and cut once when any punitive demands not comment on ongoing
on that,” Starr said. “I the county hears from the county is now awaiting it comes to things like from the case. He also investigations.
don’t know what the fig- auditor’s office. written instructions from
ure is going to be. I gave Howard said the board the State Auditor’s Office.
them an easement. They hasn’t settled on an “I’ve asked the audi-
worked on some of my amount. tor’s office to give me in
property. They destroyed “We were trying to writing exactly the steps
some of the property. come up with something they want us to take,” he
They did a good job and that could make both said. “They’ve told us
that’s fine — that’s the na- sides happy,” he said. “We verbally, but I’ve asked
ture of that work.” didn’t settle on anything for it in writing so we can
Oktibbeha County because there are a cou- comply with regulatory
Board of Supervisors At- ple of things involved in requirements for what we
torney Rob Roberson said there. Mr. Starr has al- have to do.

GTRA
Continued from Page 1A
While flying out fication. Teams that used town airport with global
of GTR A may not be to fly into the Starkville connections,” Hainsey
cost-neutral, many pas- airport are now flying said.
sengers find other bene- into here because we
fits, as well. have the required lev- Drone seminar
“The parking situa- el of certification that Hainsey said the air-
tion is far more conve- Starkville doesn’t have.” port will hold another
nient, for one thing,” All of those factors, drone seminar on Jan 15
Hainsey said. “There are Hainsey said, has pro- at 6 p.m. at the GTR A
also the wait times. Del- vided GTR A with a niche meeting room located on
ta’s standard is 20 min- that continues to grow the second floor of the
utes for getting checked traffic for the third bus- airport. The free semi-
baggage to baggage iest regional airport in nar will includes speak-
claim. Our average is 13 the state, behind only ers from Mississippi
minutes. Then there is Jackson an Gulfport/Bi- State University, Colum-
delay time. The average loxi. bus Air Force Base and
for on-time flights is 83 “Put it all together and the Federal Aviation Au-
percent. Our average is what you have is a home- thority.
85 to 87 percent.”
Another factor in the
increase is GTR A is get-
ting more traffic gener-
ated from Mississippi
State, especially since
2016 when Starkville-
MSU Area Rapid Transit
(SMART) bus system
began service to GTR A.
“Mississippi State has
over 1,000 internation-
al students and we’ve
seen an increase from
students,” Hainsey said.
“Having the SMART bus-
es gives those students
access to the airport they
didn’t have before.”
Another MSU-related
factor accounts for the
increase in charter flight
passengers — from 2,780
in 2017 to 3,600 last year.
“It used to be that
smaller teams the come
to play at Mississippi
State, like a volleyball
team, would fly on couple
of business jets,” Hainsey
said. “Now, they’re flying
on larger jets which re-
quire flying into airports
that have a higher certi-
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Our View
GTRA continues to be asset for industry, community
Flight delays aren’t fre- back due to an equipment While other regional age about $110 dollars more, otic relationship between the
quent at Golden Triangle issue, so we took down a tray airports struggle to remain Hainsey said — the cost of airport and industry is at the
Regional Airport, where the of sandwiches for the people viable, GTR A is growing. time and travel to Birming- heart of the airport’s success.
on-time rate of 87 percent waiting for the flight,” GTR A In fact, a new 5,000 square ham and the conveniences Having an airport that offers
exceeds the industry average director Mike Hainsey said. foot addition to the airport associated with flying out of service to global connections
of 82 percent. “It wasn’t a big deal: just a tray terminal is revealing in what it a comparably smaller airport appeals to industry — it’s a
But delays do happen. It’s of sandwiches, but you should says about the airport’s future. are making GTR A a viable selling point for industry re-
what often happens next that have seen their reaction. They “It has a concrete roof,” option. cruitment. Likewise, industry
helps tell the story of GTR A’s were really happy.” Hainsey said. “We did that Without question, though, provides the airport with a
success. Big deal or no, this never because we anticipate more the healthy base-line that sup- reliable customer base.
In 2018, for the second happens at La Guardia or growth and we’ve reached the ports GTR A is business travel, The benefits of that rela-
straight year, passenger travel O’Hare or Hartsfield. point where the only way to go which accounts for 80 percent tionship extend to regular
has increased, even though Those small touches, what is up.” of passenger traffic. While no folks for whom GTR A is a trav-
the number of commercial Hainsey calls a “hometown There are many factors that new sizable industries have el option that people in other
flights, which constitute 92 feel,” are what help GTR A play a prominent role in the arrived in the past couple of areas simply don’t have.
percent of the airport’s pas- maintain its status as the success of the airport. While years, many are growing and By that standard, the suc-
senger service, has not. state’s third-largest regional it’s still more expensive to adding employees, which cess of GTR A is a success for
“We had a delay a while airport. fly out of GTR A — on aver- means more travel. The symbi- us all.

State of the nation Cartoonist view
So many jobs!
The American
economy has nev-
er been stronger.
We have the big-
gest, best econo-
my we’ve ever had
in history.
I’m not pulling
that statement
out of my Trump,
either. I’ve been
a functional
member of the Marc Dion
American econo-
my since I was 14
years old, when I got a job as a dishwasher. I
know when things are good. I’m just sad that
I’m a white man. If I were black, the econo-
my would be even better for me.
Example: Every night, Chicago’s poor
black neighborhoods ring with the sounds of
celebration. The black people, so poor for so
long, are constantly setting off fireworks out
of sheer happiness.
Even the much-despised illegal immi-
grant knows in his heart that things are
about to get much, much better for him.
Once the wall is built on the border, there
will be NO MORE illegal immigrants. The
illegal immigrants already here will be able
to demand astronomical wages for their
work as motel maids, janitors, chicken
processing plant employees and pickers of
salad.
“Oh, yes, Senor Trump,” Consuela the
maid will say. “I am available to make beds
at your soon-to-be-bankrupt luxury hotel,
Mississippi voices
but there are not so many of us illegals
around these days. I will have to be paid at
least $60,000 a year.”
She’ll get it, too. The new American econ-
Occupational licensing is costing Mississippi
omy is leaving no one behind. It has often been said less competition and According to a recent report from
The economy will even boom its way into that government does consumer choice the in- the Institute for Justice, Mississip-
the hearts of those stupid young people who not create jobs, it merely dustry incumbents face. pi has lost 13,000 jobs because of
blew off vocational school for a degree in art creates the environment This may artificial- occupational licensing and the state
history, the silly punks. that encourages, or in ly raise the wages of has suffered an economic value loss
Sure, the only job they’ll be able to find some cases, discourag- industry practitioners of $37 million. To put that into per-
pays $28,000 a year, and they’ll have to live es, job growth. When it by raising the prices of spective, just by legislative action
at home, but with Mom and Dad’s stock comes to occupational goods and services that to rollback unnecessary licenses,
market portfolio tanking, the kids will be licensing, the emphasis require such licenses, we can create two Nissan plants…
greeted with open arms. Mom and Dad can’t is on discouraging job but it does so at a cost. without spending a dime of taxpayer
pay the electric bill without the kid’s help. growth. Consumer choices are dollars.
Welcome home, Son! Got any money on you? Because of these often limited and consumer Instead of relying on govern-
The Trumpian boom hasn’t even left me burdensome laws, Mis- Brett Kittredge costs are increased. ment, these are the actions that will
out of the general prosperity. Last year, the sissippians are forced to And the added cost is encourage and promote economic
stock market dropped like the needle on an
SUV’s gas gauge. You know how much mon-
spend time and money to
receive permission from
According not insignificant. Mis-
sissippians pay a hidden
growth in Mississippi. If that is our
goal, we need to trust in the benefits
ey I lost? Thousands! Imagine, a guy like
me, the grandson of illiterate immigrants,
the government before
they can earn a living.
to a recent tax of more than $800
each year due to onerous
of the free market and a “lighter
touch” from government and occu-
having thousands of dollars to lose. I’m
semi-retired, and I’ve started buying cheap-
While licensing was report from occupational licensure pational licensing regimes and we
once limited to areas requirements, according need to return to a belief in individu-
er cigars, but I’m still smoking cigars, and that most believe de- the Institute to a 2016 report from the al responsibility.
I’ve just lost the kind of money my father serve licensing, such as Heritage Foundation. This can be achieved in a number
never even dreamed of losing. medical professionals, for Justice, In 2018, the Missis- of ways. For example, voluntary
But the most rock-solid indicator that the lawyers, and teachers, sippi legislature, with certification offers an avenue for
economy is tremendous, and I mean really this practice has greatly Mississippi little discussion and few reform. This already occurs in
great, is the number of jobs there are in this expanded over the past dissenting votes, passed many industries and allows private
country. five decades. Today, has lost a bill to make it more third-parties to set standards for
There are so many jobs that a lot of peo- approximately 19 percent difficult to become a individuals to voluntary subscribe
ple have two, or even three jobs. of Mississippians need 13,000 jobs real estate broker. The as one level of quality assurance.
That’s great. It’s really tremendous. a license to work. This proposed law sought One of the more widely recog-
Why, when I was a kid, a man would have includes everything from because of to increase the time it nized private certifications is the
one job down at the auto plant, and that
would be it for him. One man, one job, one
a shampooer, who must
receive 1,500 clock hours
occupational would take to become a
broker, going from the
Automotive Service Excellence
(ASE) certification for mechanics.
paycheck.
Nowadays, anyone who is willing to work
of education, to a fire
alarm installer, who must
licensing and current one year to three
years. Fortunately, Gov.
You can open a garage tomorrow
with — or without — the ASE certi-
can get a 20-hour-a-week job at a car wash,
a 14-hour-a-week job in a warehouse, and a
pay over $1,000 in fees.
All totaled, there are 66
the state has Phil Bryant vetoed the
legislation.
fication and customers may or may
not care.
30-hour-a-week job as a night janitor in an
office building. That’s three jobs! That’s 64
low-to-middle income
occupations that are
suffered an Who were the indi-
viduals supporting such
But that decision is left to the
entrepreneur and the customer, not
hours a week! That’s three paychecks! You licensed in Mississippi. economic legislation? Was it the to the government or the industry
know you’re living in a really great, tremen- What is the reasoning Coalition of Mississip- lobbyist or the board of licensure.
dous economy when everyone has THREE behind new licensing? value loss of pians Against Inexperi- We can do this with any number of
paychecks. The public argument enced Brokers? A group professions currently licensed by
So stop saying “nay,” you elitist naysay- is generally centered $37 million. of citizens negatively the state. If we really want more
ers. Things are great, really wonderful, the around the belief that impacted by brokers who jobs and fewer people dependent on
best they’ve ever been. If you’re still wor- we must do this in the name of had just one year of experience? government, it starts by creating an
ried, you better go get a fourth job, because consumer safety to protect individ- No, it was, naturally, the Realtors environment that encourages work;
you’ve obviously got too much time on your ual citizens. But the reality is often Association. not one that encourages the creation
hands. something less altruistic. Mainly, But the bigger problem isn’t just of hurdles and obstacles.
Marc Dion, a nationally syndicated col- these occupational associations are one specific association pushing Brett Kittredge is the Director of
umnist, is a reporter and columnist for The more interested in building a moat the legislature to limit competition, Marketing and Communications for
Herald News, the daily newspaper of his home- around their industry with the help it is the cost of all unnecessary and Mississippi Center for Public Policy,
town, Fall River, Massachusetts. For more on of government. The harder it is for burdensome regulations on Missis- the state’s non-partisan, free-market
Dion, go to go to www.creators.com. someone to enter an industry, the sippi’s economy. think tank.
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STARKVILLE — Eu- dren.
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nice Nan Conerly Craig, Memorials may be
prior for publication Tuesday Blansett; and grandfa- Dr. Shawn Parker officiating. The interment will
78, died at Jan. 6, 2019, made to St. Jude Chil-
through Friday; no later than 4 ther, Earnest Wilson. immediately follow at Friendship Cemetery. Visi-
at her residence. dren Hospital, P.O. Box tation will be from 10:00 AM until the time of the
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ceived no later than 7:30 a.m. MS 39762.
for the Monday through Friday daughters, Sierra Lynne Starkville. Visitation is Born March 10, 1942, in Charleston, SC, she
editions. Paid notices must be Logan, Savannah Leigh two hours prior to the moved to Columbus, MS, at an early age. She
finalized by 3 p.m. for inclusion Dickert, both of West service. Welch Funeral Clara Roberts attended Demonstration School and transferred
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publication. For more informa-
tion, call 662-328-2471.
Homer Wilson Blansett Mrs. Craig formerly her residence. School. When her sons started to school, she en-
Jr. of Amory; and three employed as a teacher Arrangements are rolled at Mississippi University for Women and
grandchildren. for Auburn High School incomplete and will be completed her B.S. and M.A. degrees in History.
Nancy Montgomery in Auburn, Alabama. announced by Lown- She was a member of Soroptimist International
COLUMBUS — Nan- Clyde Hopkins Eunice was a member of des Funeral Home in and held all offices and served on the Board of
cy Ruth Montgomery, WEST POINT — the Methodist Church. Columbus. Directors. As a member of Soroptimist Interna-
59, died Jan. 4, 2019, at Clyde E. Hopkins, 55, tional of Columbus, Nancy served on the steering

Evelyn Dean Smith
the Windsor Place. died Jan. 1, 2019. committee that created House of Hope, which
Arrangements are Services are 11 a.m. became Recovery House and Safe Haven. She
incomplete and will be today at U.F.C.W. Local was a former member of Red Wing Garden Club
announced by Belle #1529 Union Hall in Evelyn “Dinky” Dean Smith, 76, passed away and served as President several times. In 1978,
Memorial Funeral West Point with the Rev. on January 5, 2019 at North Mississippi Medical Nancy served as President of Columbus Garden
Home. Calvin Chandler offici- Center in Tupelo, MS. She was a homemaker Club Council and was active in the beginning of
ating. Burial will follow and member of Meadowview Baptist Church in a Christmas Tree display at the Columbus Lown-
Tammy Blansett at Mt. Zion Church Starkville. She loved reading, cooking and her cat. des Library and a city-wide Christmas decorat-
WEST POINT — Cemetery in Pheba. Vis- Evelyn was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother ing contest. She was also a member of the Gal-
Tammy Lynn Blansett, itation is today from 2-6 and sister, and had a gentle, beautiful soul, a true axy Garden Club. As a member of United Way,
45, died Jan. 6, 2019, p.m. at Carter’s Mortu- lady. she worked with allocations and was on the Ex-
at Mobile Infirmary ary Service Chapel in She was preceded in death by her parents, ecutive Board and held various offices. She co-
Hospital. West Point. John Presley Dean and Zedie Bell Allen Dean; chaired the Day to Care for several years and was
Services are 3 p.m. Mr. Hopkins was son, John Allen Smith; and sister, Doris Hedrick awarded the Volunteer of the Year by United Way
Bounds. in 2002. While a member of Peyton Study Club
She is survived by her husband, William and Les Amies Study Club, she served as Pres-
Leonard Smith of Sturgis, MS; daughter, ident of both groups during her membership.
Donna Smith Conly (Ken) of Houston, TX; Johnson was an active member of the Lowndes
son, Larry Wayne Smith (Tina) of Columbus, County Republican Women and enjoyed working
State health MS; grandchildren, Joshua Reams, Jennifer
Reams, Sam Conly, and Ben Conly; six great-
in many political campaigns. Nancy treasured
the fact that the LCRW did a book drive in her
officer: grandchildren; and sister, Bobbie Taylor of
Pulaski, MS.
honor and placed 877 books in the Joe Cook Li-
brary. She also was a member of the Lowndes
Mississippi seeing Visitation is scheduled for Tuesday, January
8, 2019 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Welch Funeral Home
County Republican Executive Board.
For many years, she worked with her husband
spread of flu in Starkville, MS. Services are scheduled for
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at
at Johnson Carpet Center and then began a ca-
reer in Real Estate, which she continued until
The Associated Press
Meadowview Baptist Church in Starkville. Rev. deciding to spend her time with her grandson,
Jason Middleton will conduct the service. Burial Matthew. Prior to retirement, she was a mem-
JACKSON — The Mis-
will be in Craig Springs Cemetery. ber of the Chamber of Commerce and served on
sissippi State Department
of Health says more cases Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude the Military Affairs Committee. Membership
of flu are being reported Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, TN. at First Baptist Church led to teaching various
around the state. You can leave the family a condolence at: www. Sunday school groups, working in Vacation Bible
The state health officer, welchfuneralhomes.com. School and with the Youth Drama Group. Nan-
Dr. Thomas Dobbs, says cy was an avid Mississippi State Football fan and
Paid Obituary - Welch Funeral Home over the years, enjoyed special friendships with
this includes outbreaks in
nursing homes. many of the players.

Jerry Guess
Dobbs says in a news The deceased was preceded in death by her
release that peak flu sea- parents, German Earl Mann and Frances Graves
son in Mississippi usual- Mann and her younger brother, Paul David
ly begins in January and Jerry Guess, 77, passed away on Sunday, Janu- “Butch” Mann.
lasts through March. Ac- ary 06, 2019, at Baptist Memorial Hospital Gold- She is survived by her husband of 60 years,
cording to the Centers en Triangle. Visitation will be Tuesday; January Tommy Glenn Johnson, Sr., son, Tommy John-
for Disease Control and 08,2019 from 6-8pm at Lowndes Funeral Home. son, II and daughter-in-law, Kim Johnson, and
Prevention, the main flu Funeral Services will held on Wednesday; Janu- son, Louis Dale Johnson. Also surviving her are
strain circulating now is sister, Patsy Weeks (Jerry) of Ocoee, FL and
ary 09, 2019 at 2:00pm from New Salem Baptist
H1N1, which tends to af- sister-in-law, Donna Mann of Columbus. She
Church with Bro Mel Howton to officiate, Wayne
fect children. leaves behind her grandson, Matthew Johnson
Mississippi has had one
Hall and David Guess will assist. There will be a
visitation for one hour prior to the service at the and wife, Sunny and her great-grandchildren,
pediatric flu death this Bryson Dale, Sawyer and Mollie Kee. Surviving
season. Dobbs says flu church on Wednesday. Interment will follow at
her are also several “bonus” grandchildren and
shots are recommended cdispatch.com Ross Cemetery under the direction of Lowndes
great-grandchildren including Bruce Branch
for people 6 months and Funeral Home.
Bro. Jerry Guess was born July 27, 1941 in and wife, Abby with their children, Britton, Janie
older. and Max Branch and wife, Andrea and their chil-
Durant, MS to the Late Willie and Margaret

William Thomason
Guess. He was a 1960 graduate of Ackerman dren, Kaylan, Addison and Peyton. Survivors
High School. After his high school graduation also include her nephews, Brian Mann and Sel-
he was working in Jackson and he met his sweet- by Weeks and nieces, Carrie Mann Dozier and
heart Judy Seely, they later married in Monroe Ashley Weeks Wheat. She always looked at these
William Larry Thomason, 68, of Spartanburg, nieces and nephews as grandchildren and trea-
SC, died Saturday, January 5, 2019, at Spartanburg County, MS, on February 10, 1961. Bro. Guess
was called to the ministry and was Ordained in sure their children, Anna, Isaac, Kylie, Abigail
Regional Hospice Home. and twins, Mackenzie and Madison.
Born October 20, 1950, he was the son of 1965 at Poplar Springs Baptist Church (Newton
County, MS). He first Served as Pastor of Mt. Serving as pallbearers will be Dr. Ashley
Arthur and Helen Tillotson Thomason. Wayne Harris, Wayne Harris, Stan Sims, Brian
A U. S. Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War, Vernon Baptist Church (Newton County, MS).
Bro Guess received an Associates of Arts Degree Mann, Selby Weeks, Jep Cole and Jeff Abrams.
Mr. Thomason retired from the U. S. Postal Honorary pallbearers will be Barbara and
Service after more than 20 years of service. He from Clarke Memorial College and later earned
his Associates of Divinity in Pastoral Ministry Robert Malone, members of the S. D. Lee High
was a member of Cannons Campground United School Class of 1960, Les Amies Study Club,
Methodist Church and the Cannons Campground from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
(New Orleans, LA). While in the ministry Bro. Lowndes County Republican Women, Dr. Ronald
Ruritan Club. Alcarez of Vanderbilt Hospital, Dr. Warren Huh
Survivors include his loving wife of 42 years, Guess’ longest tenure was with Bethsaidia Bap-
tist Church (Philadelphia, MS) serving as Pastor of UAB Hospital and Kerry Ellis DiTullo of UAB
Ruby Walker Thomason; daughters, Jennifer Hospital.
Vasbinder and spouse, Jesse of Lawrenceville, for nearly 12 years. In 2001 Bro Guess’ health
forced him to retire after serving at Millport Nancy requested that only a single rose be
GA and Holly Thomason French and spouse, placed on her coffin. In lieu of flowers, memori-
Callie of Albuquerque, NM; and granddaughters, Baptist Church (Millport, AL). He was a loving
husband and devoted family man, he loved his als may be made to Wounded Warrior Project,
Rhiannon Vasbinder and Chloe Vasbinder, both P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS, 66675 or St. Jude
of Lawrenceville, GA. garden and was very proud of his green thumb.
He also enjoyed beekeeping as a hobby. Togeth- Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place,
Visitation will be at 12:00-12:45 PM Wednesday, Memphis, TN, 38105, would be appreciated.
January 9, 2019, at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens er with his wife Judy they created lovely wood
Heritage Chapel Mausoleum, 1300 Fernwood- creations that they sold at various Arts & Crafts
Glendale Road, Spartanburg, SC 29307. A service shows and Flea Markets for many years.
will follow at 1:00 PM, conducted by The Rev. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in
David R. Ervin and Mr. Nathan Park. Military death by one brother Curtis Guess.
honors will be given by The American Legion Bro. Guess is survived by his wife of 57 years Sign the online guest book at
Judy Guess, His two children, of whom he was so www.memorialgunterpeel.com
Post 200.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made proud of Jeremy (Gina) Guess of Hamilton and 716 Second Avenue North • Columbus, MS
to Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home, 686 Sherry (Garrett) Bustin of Caledonia; Grandchil-

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Jeff Davis Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29303 or to dren: Sarah (Tyler) Fulton, Stone Bustin, Mal-
the ASPCA, online at https://secure.aspca.org/ erie Guess and Tanner Bustin. Brothers Davie
donate. (Patsy) Guess and William Guess.

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Buffington recounts Stennis’
leadership, character
Announces spring
retirement from
Stennis Center
By Alex Holloway
aholloway@cdispatch.com

Rex Buffington can still remem-
ber former U.S. Sen. John C. Sten-
nis’ reaction to learning a nucle-
ar-powered aircraft carrier would
be named in his honor.
It was a dinner party in 1988
after the Democratic senator, who
served from 1947-89, announced he
wouldn’t seek another term. Buff-
ington said about 1,200 people at-
tended and the dinner party was an
“amazing night.” President Ronald
Reagan gave the event’s keynote
address, Buffington said, and com-
pared Stennis to various ships-of-
the-line.
Once Reagan announced the
United States’ next nuclear aircraft
Alex Holloway/Dispatch Staff
carrier would be named the USS
Stennis Center for Public Service Director Rex Buffington speaks to the
John C. Stennis, Buffington said Starkville Rotary Club on Monday about the for U.S. Sen. John C. Stennis.
the room erupted in applause. But Buffington, who has directed the center for 30 years, was a former press
it was Stennis’ reaction that stood secretary for Stennis.
out.
“I remember when Sen. Stennis fort. Nobody outworked him and Retirement
finally stood up — and I share this he persevered through hardships
Buffington, who’s served as the
to show the human side of it — he that would have brought down so
Stennis Center’s director for 30
said ‘I wish my parents could be many.”
years, has announced his plans to re-
here,’” Buffington told Starkville As another example of Stennis’
tire in the spring. The center focuses
Rotarians on Monday. “Who character, Buffington recounted
on drawing young people to public
wouldn’t have said that or thought the 1982 campaign, when Stennis
service careers and offers training
that, or felt that? It was so human.” was forced into the realities of mod-
for leaders who are in or likely to be
Buffington, director for the ern political campaigning. He said
in public service.
Stennis Center for Public Service the senator, rather than just meet-
ing people in towns and shaking Among the center’s initiatives are
Leadership and a former press sec-
hands at courthouses, had to hire a the Stennis Fellow Program, which
retary for Stennis, said the senator,
who hailed from Kemper County media consultant. offers leadership development for
and is a renowned Mississippi State At the first meeting, Buffington senior-level U.S. congressional staff,
University alumnus, held tremen- said, the consultant kept saying the and Ready to Run Mississippi, which
dous sway in the Senate. Senator needed to do certain things encourages women to get involved in
Stennis was one of only two U.S. “to win” the campaign. While Buff- politics across the state.
senators in the country’s history ington noted the consultant didn’t “I just can’t even begin to say how
to chair both the Armed Services suggest anything inappropriate or proud and thankful I am for the op-
and Appropriations committees. unethical, the suggestions weren’t portunity I’ve had and how great the
During his time in office, he gained the “Stennis way,” to plow straight opportunities have been,” Buffing-
a reputation as the “Conscience ahead. ton said.
of the Senate” and authored the “I could tell it wasn’t going over However, Buffington said the fu-
body’s first code of conduct. very well with Sen. Stennis but ture is bright for the Stennis Center.
Stennis served as the president the media consultant didn’t have a Brian Pugh has been selected as the
pro tempore of the Senate from clue,” Buffington said. “Finally he center’s next director and will assume
1987-89, making him third in line paused and Sen. Stennis kind of his new position in April. Buffington
of succession to the presidency. interrupted him. He touched him said Pugh has served with Mississip-
“The thing that I think is most on the shoulder and said, ‘Hold on pi’s legislative budget office, as Gov.
remarkable and that I really want just a minute. Before we go any fur- Phil Bryant’s director of budget and
to share today is that it wasn’t the ther, there’s something you need finance and as the deputy director of
positions of power that he held that to understand.’ He just looked him the Mississippi Department of Bud-
made him great,” Buffington said. straight in the eye and said, ‘We get and Fund Management.
“It was his character. His integrity. don’t have to win.’ “He’s an amazing young leader
His trustworthiness — the affec- “You could see that had a physi- who’s going to do great things at the
tion that was held for him from sen- cal impact on the guy,” Buffington Stennis Center. He’s a hard-working
ators on both sides of the aisle. added. “When we walked out of the young leader who’s won the respect
“He was genuine,” Buffington room later he leaned over to me and and admiration of all who know him,
added. “He put his duty for his said ‘That was the low point of my both for his intellect and his integri-
country ahead of personal com- professional career.’” ty.”

Man hospitalized, two arrested in Columbus shooting on Sunday
Dispatch Staff Report cation at 12:43 a.m. and the shooting. Aldoques ey was also charged with
has been treated and re- Jerome Dooley, 39, of failure to appear on a
A man was injured ear- leased from the hospital, Starkville and Demonte previous charge. Neither
ly Sunday during a shoot- according to a Columbus Antwan Harris, 26, of Co- suspects’ bond has been
ing near 16th Street and Police Department press lumbus were both arrest- set. The shooting is still
Seventh Avenue North. release. ed and charged with pos- under investigation by
The victim was shot Two suspects were ar- session, sale and transfer CPD and could result in
in the leg during an alter- rested and charged after of a stolen firearm. Dool- additional charges.

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Mickens: City needs ing to come record. The “I think Milton does a
and help city also good job, and if I didn’t
part-time clerk us. But if employs have confidence in him,
During last week’s city we had separate I wouldn’t support him.
council meeting, Ward somebody clerks to … That $881,000 deficit
2 Councilman Joseph trained in assist with caught us by surprise and
Mickens — though voting
that office payroll, he has to keep us better
for the Crowder contract
for those Mickens accounts informed. That’s all this is
— questioned whether Mitchell
duties who payable and about.”
Crowder’s temporary help
was already accounts receivable. Mayor Smith declined
would be enough.
Instead, he said, the on staff, we wouldn’t be “Pat is not used to do- to comment. Neither
city should look into hir- having to pay this $100 ing this job on a day-to-day Rawle nor Mitchell would
ing a permanent part-time per hour.” basis,” Gavin said in de- speak on the record, in-
city clerk to help Rawle The Dispatch checked fense of contracting with stead referring The Dis-
once he returns to work. with Starkville, Oxford Crowder. “She is there (to patch to city public infor-
“What happens six and Tupelo. In all three serve as deputy clerk) for mation officer Joe Dillon,
months from now?” Mick- cities, the CFO also emergencies, and while who would not provide ad-
ens told The Dispatch af- serves as city clerk. In this is an emergency in a ditional information.
ter the meeting. “(Rawle) Oxford, that office also sense, it’s a 16-day emer- Further, multiple city
needs help. Ain’t no doubt collects property taxes, a gency, not a two- or three- officials confirmed Smith
about it. role Columbus outsources day emergency.” would not allow Mitchell
“Most cities our size to Lowndes County. Gavin added he does or Rawle to answer inter-
have a CFO and a city Human Resources not support Mickens’ idea view questions for this
clerk (one in each posi- Manager Pat Mitchell of hiring a part-time clerk, article, even when The
tion),” he added. “I think has partial training as either. Dispatch, upon Dillon’s
Mike (Crowder) is great a municipal clerk and is “I think Milton has requests, submitted ques-
and thank God he’s will- the city’s deputy clerk of plenty of help,” he said. tions for them via email.

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MEN’S COLLEGE
BASKETBALL
Bulldogs
open SEC
play at
Gamecocks
By Adam Minichino
aminichino@cdispatch.com

STARKVILLE —
Maturity lends a certain
amount of gravitas to a
team.
At this point last sea-
son, the Mississippi State
men’s basketball was 12-1
prior to its
S out he a s t -
ern Confer-
ence open-
er. In many
respects,
though, the
Bulldogs
were an Howland
unknown
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Clemson Tigers coach Dabo Swinney celebrates with the College Football Playoff National Championship trophy on the podium after commodity. MSU’s big-
defeating Alabama 44-16 on Monday in the College Football Playoff Championship Game at Levi’s Stadium. gest non-conference vic-
tories came against Ste-

TIGERS CRUSH TIDE FOR THIRD TITLE
phen F. Austin and Dayton
at home. The loss was a
65-50 setback to No. 25
Cincinnati at Highland
Heights, Kentucky.
By RALPH D. RUSSO Trevor Lawrence passed for 347 five seasons ago to get through a season This season, the return
The Associated Press yards and three touchdowns and the sec- unscathed. of MSU’s top five scorers
ond-ranked Tigers beat No. 1 Alabama 44- “I mean, our guys had the eye of the ti- has given coach Ben How-
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Dabo 16 on Monday night in the College Football ger, but I’m so proud, and then for our se- land one of the nation’s
Swinney kissed the championship trophy Playoff national championship game. niors to be able to go out 15-0 and truly be most experienced teams.
and proclaimed this Clemson team the In the fourth consecutive playoff meet- the best ever — there was a lot of talk about The addition of talented
greatest of all time. ing between the Tigers and Tide, Clemson best ever all year long,” Swinney said, newcomers Reggie Perry
He has a case. evened the series and beat Alabama for the talking about Alabama. “We were never in and Robert Woodard II,
With stunning ease — and a freshman national championship for the second time that conversation. But tonight, there’s no the two-time Mississip-
quarterback — Clemson toppled college in three years. Clemson is the first college doubt. First 15-0 team, to beat Notre Dame pi Gatorade Player of the
football’s greatest dynasty again to become football team to finish 15-0 since the 1800s, and to beat Alabama to do it, this team won Year from Columbus High
the first perfect playoff champion. and the first team since the playoff started See TITLE, 4B School, has bolstered a ro-
tation that has eight play-

MSU coach Buckley, Ole Miss’ Willis part of Hall of Fame class
ers averaging double-digit
minutes.
At 8 p.m. Tuesday (ES-
PNU), No. 14 MSU (12-1)
From Staff and Wire Reports at the annual Santa Clara, Cal- earned consensus All-America will put that experience to
NFF awards din- ifornia, the site honors as a junior in 1991 and the test when it takes on
IRVING, Texas — Former ner at the Hilton of the College won the Jim Thorpe Award as South Carolina in its SEC
All-American cornerback, NFL Midtown Hotel in Football Playoff the nation’s top defensive back. opener at Colonial Life
veteran, and current Missis- New York City. National Cham- That same season, he finished Arena in Columbia, South
sippi State cornerbacks coach The inductees pionship. seventh in the voting for the Carolina.
Terrell Buckley and former were selected Buckley was a Heisman Trophy. Howland feels the
Ole Miss All-America lineback- from the nation- Buckley Willis two-year starter Buckley left FSU as the pro- experience Quinndary
er Patrick Willis were named al ballot of 76 and three-year gram’s all-time leader in inter- Weatherspoon, Lamar
members of the Class of 2019 All-America players and six letterman as a ceptions (21) and interception See MSU MEN, 4B
for the College Football Hall of coaches from the Football Bowl cornerback and return spe- return yards (501). He tied
Fame on Monday by the Nation- Subdivision and the 100 players cialist at Florida State from school records for touchdowns Game 14
al Football Foundation. and 32 coaches from the divi- 1989-91. In 2003, he was in- off interceptions (four) and punt n At South Carolina,
Buckley, Willis, and the 13 sional ranks. ducted into the school’s sports returns (three). His intercep- 8 p.m. Tuesday (ESPNU;
other Hall of Fame selections The announcement of the hall of fame. His jersey No. 27 tion return yardage still stands WKBB-FM 100.9,
will be inducted Dec. 10, 2019, 2019 class was made live in was retired in 2011. Buckley See HALL OF FAME, 4B WFCA-FM 107.9).

PREP PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Cook’s versatility helps Yellow Jackets shine
BY SCOT T WALTERS some answers in the For his performance year’s team. We don’t get
swalters@cdispatch.com scorebook, too. in that high-profile event, too rushed on offense.
“That’s the best Cook was named the There is usually a nice,
STARKVILLE — part about this team,” game’s most valuable steady pace.”
When the season began, Starkville senior Tyler player. Cook said the team’s
Starkville High School Talley said. “On any giv- On the night before, balance has made it easy
boys basketball coach en night, a new player Cook had 15 points in to fit in. Several key piec-
Greg Carter wasn’t sure can step up and lead us a 70-51 victory against es were lost off last year’s
where his team would get in scoring. That makes Northwest Rankin in a team, which advanced
the majority of its scoring. it fun. For this team, it Class 6A, Region 3 game. to the semifinal round of
Carter has made the might be your night, or The victories moved the Class 6A State tourna-
Yellow Jackets into one it might be somebody Starkville to 15-1 and also ment.
of the state’s premier pro- else’s. The thing is mak- earned Cook Prep Player “Even though there
grams based on rebound- ing sure the right person of the Week honors from was a not a lot of start-
ing and defense. However, has the ball when the of- The Dispatch. ing experience, a lot of
the elite Starkville teams fense starts flowing well.” “He can play a number these guys have played to-
always have had one or This past week, senior of positions on the floor,” gether for a while,” Cook
two players willing to car- Edzerick “Zeke” Cook Carter said. “He has real- said. “It’s easy to fit in.
ry the offensive load. was the man with the of- ly some versatility for us Each year, (Starkville) is
As the calendar hits fensive game plan. The in the paint, helping Tank known for making a deep
2019, it appears Starkville 6-foot-4 junior forward (Atavius Jones) on the run. We want more of the
is poised to make a run at had 18 points, seven re- boards. On offense, he same this year. Some of
Contributed
Mississippi High School bounds, and an assist in a has always had potential. these wins we have gotten
Starkville High School junior Edzerick “Zeke” Cook had Activities Association 63-62 victory against pre- Now he is playing with here recently have really
18 points, seven rebounds, and an assist Saturday in (MHSAA) Class 6A State viously undefeated Olive some more confidence. helped the confidence lev-
a 63-62 victory against previously undefeated Olive championship. Carter is Branch at Pontotoc’s Tan- He is taking good shots. el of the team.”
Branch at Pontotoc’s Tangle on the Trail. also beginning to find gle on the Trail. That’s a trademark of this See cook, 4B
2B Tuesday, January 8, 2019 The Dispatch • www.cdispatch.com

briefly CALENDAR Basketball
1999—Florida State (12-0)
1998—Tennessee (13-0)
1997—Michigan (12-0)
WTA Hobart International
Monday
NBA 1996—Florida (12-1) At The Domain Tennis Centre

Mississippi State Prep Basketball
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division
1995—Nebraska (12-0)
1994—Nebraska (13-0)
1993—Florida State (12-1)
Hobart, Australia
Purse: $226,750 (Intl.)
Surface: Hard-Outdoor
W L Pct GB
Dawg Talk with basketball coaches will debut Today’s Games Toronto 30 12 .714 —
1992—Alabama (13-0)
1991—Miami (12-0)
Singles
First Round
Columbus at Center Hill Philadelphia 26 14 .650 3
Wednesday Boston 24 15 .615 4½
1990—Colorado (11-1-1)
1989—Miami (11-1)
Anna Karolina Schmiedlova, Slovakia, def.
Evgeniya Rodina, Russia, 7-5, 6-7 (5), 6-3.
STARKVILLE — Mississippi State basketball coaches Ben How- Noxubee County at New Hope Brooklyn 20 22 .476 10 1988—Notre Dame (12-0) Pauline Parmentier, France, def. Ellen Perez,
New York 10 30 .250 19 1987—Miami (12-0) Australia, 6-2, 5-7, 7-5.
land and Vic Schaefer will make their 2018-19 Dawg Talk debuts from Caledonia at Itawamba AHS Southeast Division 1986—Penn St. (12-0) Greet Minnen, Belgium, def. Kateryna Kozlova,
6-8 p.m. Wednesday at The Veranda located on 208 Lincoln Green. West Lowndes at French Camp Academy W L Pct GB 1985—Oklahoma (11-1) Ukraine, 6-4, 6-0.
Miami 19 19 .500 — 1984—Brigham Young (13-0) Dayana Yastremska, Ukraine, def. Laura
Schaefer will start the program from 6-7 p.m. followed by Howland West Point at Saltillo Charlotte 19 20 .487 ½ 1983—Miami (11-1) Siegemund, Germany, 6-3, 6-1.
from 7-8 p.m. Fans are invited to attend the radio show hosted by the Hamilton at Nanih Waiya Orlando 17 23 .425 3 1982—Penn St. (11-1) Vera Lapko, Belarus, def. Anastasia
Washington 16 24 .400 4 1981—Clemson (12-0) Pavlyuchenkova (5), Russia, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3.
“Voice of the Bulldogs” Jason Crowder and Neil Price. The show can be 1980—Georgia (12-0) Irina-Camelia Begu, Romania, def. Heather
heard on the affiliates of the MSU Sports Radio Network presented by Heritage Academy at Canton Academy Atlanta 12 27 .308 7½
1979—Alabama (12-0) Watson, Britain, 6-1, 6-4.
Central Division
Learfield. It also is available online courtesy of www.HailState.com/plus Oak Hill Academy at Carroll Academy W L Pct GB
1978—Alabama (11-1)
1977—Notre Dame (11-1)
Ons Jabeur, Tunisia, def. Ana Bogdan,
Romania, 7-6 (8), 6-2.
Milwaukee 28 11 .718 —
and the TuneIn app. Columbus Christian at Hebron Christian Indiana 26 13 .667 2
1976—Pittsburgh (12-0) Doubles
1975—Oklahoma (11-1) First Round
Fans can interact with the show by submitting their questions Thursday’s Games Detroit 17 21 .447 10½ 1974—Oklahoma (11-0) Kirsten Flipkens, Belgium, and Johanna
each week via Twitter to @HailStateVoice, @HailStateMBK and @ Chicago 10 30 .250 18½ 1973—Notre Dame (11-0) Larsson (4), Sweden, def. Lara Arruabarrena
Smithville at Hamilton Cleveland 8 32 .200 20½ 1972—Southern Cal (12-0) and Sara Sorribes Tormo, Spain, 6-4, 7-5.
HailStateWBK. The show will also be available on Facebook Live. Heritage Academy at Winston Academy WESTERN CONFERENCE 1971—Nebraska (13-0) Darija Jurak, Croatia, and Desirae Krawczyk,
The coaches will split the remaining shows, which will run from Southwest Division 1970—Nebraska (11-0-1) United States, def. Zoe Hives and Ellen Perez,
7-8 p.m. each week throughout the season. Howland is scheduled to Starkville Academy at Hebron Christian W L Pct GB 1969—Texas (11-0) Australia, 6-3, 5-7, 10-7.
Houston 23 16 .590 — 1968—Ohio St. (10-0)
Central Holmes Academy at Columbus Christian
appear Jan. 23, Feb. 7, Feb. 18, and March 6. Schaefer is scheduled to
appear Jan. 16, Jan. 29, Feb. 13, Feb. 27, and March 4. Schaefer’s Jan. Friday’s Games
San Antonio
New Orleans
24 17 .585
19 22 .463

5
1967—Southern Cal (9-1) def. Indiana 14-3 in
the Rose Bowl.
1966—Notre Dame (9-0-1) did not play.
Transactions
29 show will air from 6-7 p.m. Oxford at Columbus
Memphis
Dallas
18 22 .450 5½
18 22 .450 5½ 1965—Alabama (9-1-1) Monday’s Moves
1964—Alabama (10-0) lost to Texas 21-17 in BASEBALL
The women’s program also will continue to host its luncheons Northwest Division
Kosciusko at New Hope W L Pct GB
the Orange Bowl. American League
for fans Tuesday, Jan. 25, Feb. 12, and Feb. 26 starting at 11:30 a.m. 1963—Texas (10-0) def. Navy 28-6 in the DETROIT TIGERS — Named P.J. Jones,
Caledonia at Houston Denver 26 12 .684 — Cotton Bowl. John Stockstill and Josh Wilson major league
upstairs at the Mize Pavilion inside Humphrey Coliseum. To RSVP and Oklahoma City 25 14 .641 1½ 1962—Southern Cal (10-0) def. Wisconsin scouts; Joey Lothrop, Steve Taylor and Matt
purchase tickets for the women’s basketball luncheons, contact Diane
Noxapater at West Lowndes Portland 24 17 .585 3½ 42-37 in the Rose Bowl. Zmuda area scouts; Josh Kragness senior
Utah 20 21 .488 7½
Brown at 662-325-0198. Starkville High at Murrah Minnesota 19 21 .475 8
1961—Alabama (10-0) def. Arkansas 10-3 in
the Sugar Bowl.
software engineer; Beau Horan, Aidan
Kearns and Zach Wolf analysts; Rafael Martinez
Louisville at Noxubee County Pacific Division 1960—Minnesota (8-1) lost to Washington 17-7 director of Latin American player
W L Pct GB Rose Bowl. development; and David Allende and Jim McKew
Ole Miss South Pontotoc at Aberdeen
Hartfield School at Heritage Academy
Golden State
L.A. Clippers
26 14 .650 —
23 16 .590 2½
1959—Syracuse (10-0) def. Texas 23-14 in the
Cotton Bowl.
1958—LSU (10-0) def. Clemson 7-0 in the
coordinators of player development. Promoted
Jim Logue to director of baseball analytics;
Drew Jordan, Maggie O’Hara, Shane Piesik
Men’s basketball team’s Tyree named SEC Player of Winona Christian at Oak Hill Academy
L.A. Lakers
Sacramento
22 19 .537 4½
20 20 .500 6 Sugar Bowl.
1957—Auburn (10-0) did not play.
and Danny Vargovick to senior analysts;
Phoenix 9 32 .220 17½ Wilfredo Crespo and Jimmy Ortiz to
the Week Canton Academy at Starkville Academy 1956—Oklahoma (10-0) did not play.
1955—Oklahoma (10-0) def. Maryland 20-6 in
administrators of the Dominican Academy; and
Justin Henry and Dave Lottsfeldt to regional
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — After leading the Ole Miss men’s basketball Columbus Christian at Kemper Academy Monday’s Games
San Antonio 119, Detroit 107
the Orange Bowl. crosscheckers.
team to an 81-71 win at Vanderbilt to begin conference play, junior guard 1954—Ohio St. (9-0) def. Southern Cal 20-7 in
Saturday’s Games Boston 116, Brooklyn 95 the Rose Bowl.
HOUSTON ASTROS — Named Sarah Kincart
manager/business communications.
Breein Tyree was named Southeastern Conference Player of the Week. Columbus at New Hope Houston 125, Denver 113 1953—Maryland (10-0) lost to Oklahoma 7-0 in KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Named James
Milwaukee 114, Utah 102 the Orange Bowl.
After scoring the most points by a SEC player over the weekend, Stone trainer of Omaha (PCL); Darryl
Tyree earned the accolade from the conference office for the first time West Point at Okolona New Orleans 114, Memphis 95
L.A. Lakers 107, Dallas 97
1952—Michigan St. (9-0) did not play.
1951—Tennessee (10-0) lost to Maryland 28-13
Kennedy manager, Doug Henry pitching coach,

Prep Soccer
Abraham Nunez hitting coach, Nelson Liriano
in his career. Portland 111, New York 101 in the Sugar Bowl. bench coach, Justin Kemp trainer and Will
Sacramento 111, Orlando 95 1950—Oklahoma (10-0) lost to Kentucky 13-7 Gilmore strength and conditioning coach of
With a career-high 31 points, Tyree put the team on his back Today’s Matches Today’s Games in the Sugar Bowl. Northwest Arkansas (TL); Scott Thorman
and led the Rebels to their eighth-straight victory. Tyree’s output was Indiana at Cleveland, 6 p.m. 1949—Notre Dame (9-0) def. Southern manager, Larry Sutton hitting coach and
the most points scored by a Rebel and by a Vanderbilt opponent this Saltillo at Starkville, 5 p.m. Washington at Philadelphia, 6 p.m. Methodist 27-20 in final regular season game. Saburo Hagihara trainer of Wilmington
Atlanta at Toronto, 6:30 p.m. 1948—Michigan (9-0) did not play.
(Carolina); Brooks Conrad manager,
season. No other player scored more than 23 points in an SEC opener. West Point at Caledonia, 5 p.m. Denver at Miami, 6:30 p.m. 1947—Notre Dame (9-0) did not play.
Danny Accola trainer and Tyler Burks strength
1946—Notre Dame (8-0-1) did not play.
Making a career-high 11 shots, Tyree went 11-for-16 from the field. He Pontotoc at New Hope, 5 p.m. Minnesota at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m.
Sacramento at Phoenix, 8 p.m.
1945—Army (9-0) did not play. and conditioning coach of Lexington (SAL);
Clayton Mortensen pitching coach, Masa
hit his first six shots and scored 17 of his team’s 35 first-half points. The 1944—Army (9-0) did not play.
MSMS at Louisville, 5:30 p.m. Charlotte at L.A. Clippers, 9:30 p.m. 1943—Notre Dame (9-1) did not play. Koyanagi trainer and Jamie Collins strength
Somerset, New Jersey, native produced his first career 30-point game New York at Golden State, 9:30 p.m. 1942—Ohio St. (9-1) did not play. and conditioning coach of Idaho Falls (Pioneer);
Thursday’s Matches Wednesday’s Games 1941—Minnesota (8-0) did not play. Chris Widger manager, Andy LaRoche hitting
and has scored at least 20 points in seven of the last 10 games. He was Indiana at Boston, 6 p.m. coach, Brad Groleau trainer and Yannick Plante
6-for-6 from the line, including four in the final six minutes to help keep Starkville Academy at Columbus Christian, 5 p.m. Philadelphia at Washington, 6 p.m.
1940—Minnesota (8-0) did not play.
1939—Texas A&M (10-0) def. Tulane 14-13 in strength and conditioning coach of Burlington
(Appalachian); Julio Pimental pitching coach
Ole Miss ahead late in the game. Winona at MSMS, 5:30 p.m. Atlanta at Brooklyn, 6:30 p.m. the Sugar Bowl.
and Gareth Webber strength and conditioning
Cleveland at New Orleans, 7 p.m. 1938—Texas Christian (10-0) def. Carnegie
Tyree is the first Rebel to be named SEC Player of the Week since Friday’s Matches Milwaukee at Houston, 7 p.m. Tech 15-7 in the Sugar Bowl. coach of the AZL Royals; Jeff Suppan roving
minor league pitching coach; Leon Roberts
teammate Terence Davis earned the honor as a sophomore (Jan. 23, San Antonio at Memphis, 7 p.m. 1937—Pittsburgh (9-0-1) did not play.
Caledonia at Louisville, 5 p.m. Phoenix at Dallas, 7:30 p.m. 1936—Minnesota (7-1) did not play. senior minor league hitting adviser;
2017). Andre David roving minor league hitting
New Hope at Kosciusko, 5 p.m. Orlando at Utah, 8 p.m.
Ole Miss will play host to No. 12 Auburn at 6 p.m. Wednesday
(ESPN2) at The Pavilion at Ole Miss. Madison Central at Starkville, 5:30 p.m.
Chicago at Portland, 9 p.m.
Detroit at L.A. Lakers, 9:30 p.m.
Hockey coach; Jeff Diskin director of professional
development; Malcom Culver assistant to player
development; John Wagle minor league
Saturday’s Matches
Thursday’s Games
Boston at Miami, 6 p.m.
NHL strength and conditioning coordinator; and
EASTERN CONFERENCE Jarret Abell assistant minor league strength
Alabama Itawamba AHS at New Hope, Noon
Heritage Academy at St. Joseph Tournament
L.A. Clippers at Denver, 8 p.m.
Oklahoma City at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m.
Detroit at Sacramento, 9 p.m.

Atlantic Division
GP W L OT Pts GF GA
Tampa Bay 42 32 8 2 66 176 124
and conditioning coordinator.
NEW YORK YANKEES — Signed OF Billy
Burns to a minor league contract.
Men’s basketball team will take on LSU National League
Men’s College Basketball
Toronto 42 27 13 2 56 152 117
BATON ROUGE, La. — The Alabama men’s basketball team will Football Boston
Buffalo
42 24 14 4 52 122 110
42 22 14 6 50 120 120
NEW YORK METS — Named David Wright
special adviser to the chief operating officer
play its first Southeastern Conference road game at 8 p.m. Tuesday Today’s Games NFL Playoffs Montreal 43 22 16 5 49 131 133 and general manager.
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Named Jose
(SEC Network) when it takes on LSU at the Pete Maravich Assembly Mississippi State at South Carolina, 8 p.m. Wild-card Playoffs Florida 40 17 16 7 41 130 142
Oquendo minor league instructor, Joey
Saturday, Jan. 5 Detroit 44 16 21 7 39 124 151
Center. Alabama at LSU, 8 p.m. Indianapolis 21, Houston 7 Ottawa 43 15 23 5 35 136 172
Prebynski major league game plan coach
and Chris Bourjos, Filiberto Fernandez and
The game kicks off a stretch that will see Alabama play three of its Wednesday’s Game Dallas 24, Seattle 22 Metropolitan Division Jesus Perez scouts. Promoted Adam Olsen to
next four games on the road. Sunday, Jan. 6 GP W L OT Pts GF GA director of medical operations, Thomas Knox to
Auburn at Ole Miss, 6 p.m. L.A. Chargers 23, Baltimore 17 Washington 41 25 12 4 54 144 121 assistant director/performance, Lance
The game will be the 180th between Alabama and LSU, which is Philadelphia 16, Chicago 15
Thursday’s Games Pittsburgh 42 23 13 6 52 147 122 Thomason to major league strength coach,
the second-most games played against any one opponent in Alabama Columbus 41 24 14 3 51 135 126 Brian Seyfert to baseball development/
men’s basketball history. The Crimson Tide owns a 108-71 edge in the Campbellsville University Somerset at Divisional Playoffs
Saturday’s Games
N.Y. Islanders 40 23 13 4 50 121 107 senior developer, Emily Wiebe to baseball
Carolina 41 19 17 5 43 108 118 development analyst/player development &
series, including the last five in a row. Mississippi University for Women, 6 p.m. Indianapolis at Kansas City, 3:35 p.m. (NBC) N.Y. Rangers 41 17 17 7 41 114 141 performance, Javier Duran baseball operations
Dallas at L.A. Rams, 7:15 p.m. (FOX)
Alabama is coming off a 77-75 victory against then-No. 13 Ken- Middle Tennessee at Southern Mississippi, 7 p.m. Sunday’s Games New Jersey 41 16 18 7 39 122 137 analyst and Elijah Tupuola and Craig Richmond
Philadelphia 42 15 21 6 36 116 151 to scouts.
tucky on Saturday. The win gave head coach Avery Johnson his 12th Saturday’s Games Los Angeles Chargers at New England,
12:05 p.m. (CBS) WESTERN CONFERENCE WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Named
win in 22 games played against a team ranked in The Associated Press Ole Miss at Mississippi State, Noon Philadelphia at New Orleans, 3:40 p.m. (FOX) Central Division Mack Jenkins pitching coach and Will
Lindholm strength and conditioning coach of
GP W L OT Pts GF GA
Top 25 (12-10). Prior to his arrival, the Tide had dropped 21 consecutive Texas A&M at Alabama, 2:30 p.m. Conference Championships Nashville 44 26 15 3 55 135 109 Hagerstown (SAL), Ralph Wheeler manager
games against opponents ranked in The AP Poll. UAB at Southern Mississippi, 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20 Winnipeg 41 26 13 2 54 139 116 and Ryan Grose strength and conditioning
NFC Colorado 42 20 14 8 48 144 129 coach of Auburn (NYP), Gabe Torres strength
Alabama’s five-game winning streak against LSU is the longest Sunday’s Game TBD, 2:05 p.m. (FOX) and conditioning coach of the GCL Nationals
Dallas 43 22 17 4 48 116 116
since winning five consecutive from 2010-12. AFC and Shane Hill strength and conditioning coach
Mississippi University for Women at TBD, 5:40 p.m. (CBS)
Minnesota 41 21 17 3 45 119 114
of Potomac (Carolina).
LSU (10-3) hasn’t played a game since an 81-69 victory against Chicago 45 16 22 7 39 131 163 BASKETBALL
Louisiana-Monroe on Dec. 28. Campbellsville University Somerset, 2 p.m. Pro Bowl
St. Louis 40 17 19 4 38 113 129 National Basketball Association
Pacific Division
n Former Alabama softball player McCleney makes Team
USA Softball roster for sixth-consecutive year: At Oklahoma City,
Women’s College Basketball Sunday, Jan. 27
At Orlando, Florida

Calgary
GP W L OT Pts GF GA
44 27 13 4 58 157 126
CHICAGO BULLS — Waived Gs MarShon
Brooks and Michael Carter-Williams.
HOUSTON ROCKETS — Traded G Michael
AFC vs. NFC, 2 p.m. (ABC/ESPN)
Thursday’s Games Vegas 45 26 15 4 56 136 119 Carter-Williams and cash to Chicago for a
Oklahoma, For the sixth-straight year, Alabama softball alum Haylie San Jose 44 24 13 7 55 153 136 protected 2020 second-round draft pick.
McCleney will play for Team USA, as the 2019 roster was announced Southern Miss at Middle Tennessee, 6:30 p.m. Super Bowl
Sunday, Feb. 3 Anaheim 43 19 17 7 45 104 127 WASHINGTON WIZARDS — Waived G Ron
Monday by USA Softball. LSU at Ole Miss, 7 p.m. At Atlanta Vancouver
Edmonton
45 20 21 4 44 128 143
42 20 19 3 43 118 131
Baker.
NBA G League
AFC champion vs. NFC champion, 5:30 p.m.
This year’s 18-member roster was finalized by the Women’s Auburn at Alabama, 7 p.m. (CBS) Arizona 42 18 21 3 39 108 118 CAPITAL CITY GO-GO — Acquired F Duje
National Team Selection Committee following last week’s trials in Los Angeles 44 17 24 3 37 99 130 Dukan from the available player pool.
Georgia at Mississippi State, 8 p.m. College Bowl Schedule MEMPHIS HUSTLE — Acquired the returning
Clearwater, Fla. Team USA will compete in select tournaments and Monday’s Game NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for player rights to G Jordan Mathews and a 2019
invitational events this summer before being further narrowed to 15
Saturday’s Games College Football Championship overtime loss. Top three teams in each division second round draft pick from Canton for F
At Santa Clara, California Chance Comanche.
prior to the Pan American Games. McCleney has competed with Team Southern Mississippi at UAB, 2 p.m. Clemson 44, Alabama 16
and two wild cards per conference advance to
Women’s NBA
playoffs.
USA every year since 2014. Last summer, the Morris, Ala., native led Mississippi University for Women at Wesleyan No. 2 Clemson 44, LOS ANGELES SPARKS — Named Danita
Johnson president and chief operating officer.
the red, white and blue to a gold medal at the World Baseball Softball Monday’s Games
College, 3 p.m. No. 1 Alabama 16 Nashville 4, Toronto 0
FOOTBALL
Confederation (WBSC) World Championships, securing a bid for the National Football League
2020 Tokyo Olympics in the process. College Gymnastics Clemson
Alabama
14 17 13 0—44
13 3 0 0—16
First Quarter
St. Louis 3, Philadelphia 0
Minnesota 1, Montreal 0
CLEVELAND BROWNS — Signed OL David
Bright and DB Ashton Lampkin to reserve/
Calgary 4, Chicago 3
The four-year All-American concluded her Crimson Tide career Friday’s Meet CLE—Terrell 44 interception return San Jose 3, Los Angeles 1
future contracts.
HOUSTON TEXANS — Signed TE Jerell
in 2016 with four school career records, including a .447 career batting Alabama hosts Michigan, Denver, Bowling Green (Huegel kick), 13:20 Today’s Games Adams, RB Josh Ferguson, G Maurquice
BAMA—Jeudy 62 pass from Tagovailoa Minnesota at Boston, 6 p.m.
average. She is just the fifth player in program history and the 21st in State (Bulovas kick), 12:05 Shakir, OT David Steinmetz, LBs Davin
Carolina vs. N.Y. Islanders at Nassau Veterans Bellamy and Chris Landrum and WRs Jester
NCAA history to total 300 hits, 200 runs and 100 stolen bases. CLE—Etienne 17 run (Huegel kick), 10:35
College Rifle BAMA—Hentges 1 pass from Tagovailoa
(kick failed), 6:23
Memorial Coliseum, 6 p.m.
Florida at Pittsburgh, 6 p.m.
Weah and Isaac Whitney to reserve/future
contracts.
MIAMI DOLPHINS — Signed LB Sam
Junior Colleges Second Quarter New Jersey at Buffalo, 6 p.m.
Saturday’s Meet BAMA—FG Bulovas 25, 14:18 Philadelphia at Washington, 6:30 p.m. Eguavoen to a reserve/future contract.
Columbus at Tampa Bay, 6:30 p.m. PITTSBURGH STEELERS — Announced the
Ole Miss vs. Alaska-Fairbanks/Ohio State CLE—Etienne 1 run (Huegel kick), 11:38
ICC schedules 2019-20 cheerleader, mascot tryouts (Columbus, Ohio)
CLE—Etienne 5 pass from T.Lawrence
(Huegel kick), 4:38
Montreal at Detroit, 6:30 p.m.
Dallas at St. Louis, 7 p.m.
contract of running backs coach James Saxon
will not be renewed.
FULTON — Itawamba Community College will hold 2019-20 CLE—FG Huegel 36, :45 Colorado at Winnipeg, 7 p.m. WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Waived WRs
cheerleader and mascot tryouts at 4 p.m. March 21 in the Fitness Sunday’s Meet Third Quarter N.Y. Rangers at Vegas, 9 p.m. Carlos Henderson and ArDarius Stewart.
Canadian Football League
CLE—Ross 74 pass from T.Lawrence Edmonton at San Jose, 9:30 p.m.
Center gym. Ole Miss vs. Akron (Columbus, Ohio) (kick failed), 8:26 Wednesday’s Games
WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Agreed to
terms with PK Justin Medlock on a two-year
College Swimming & Diving
Tryouts will include the all-female cheer squad, co-ed cheer squad, CLE—Higgins 5 pass from T.Lawrence (Huegel Nashville at Chicago, 7 p.m.
kick), :21 contract extension.
and the mascot, Chief Winnemaw. Colorado at Calgary, 8:30 p.m. Pacific Pro Football
A—74,814.
Ottawa at Anaheim, 9 p.m.
Clinics are scheduled for 4-6 p.m. March 19 and 20 in the Fitness Saturday’s Meet Thursday’s Games
PPF — Named Don Yee CEO and Ed
CLE BAMA McCaffrey commissioner.
Center gym on the Fulton Campus. The cost is $30, and checks and Alabama hosts Miami men/Florida State women First downs 21 23 Nashville at Columbus, 6 p.m. GOLF
Rushes-yards 31-135 37-148 N.Y. Islanders at N.Y. Rangers, 6 p.m. LPGA TEACHING & CLUB PRO DIVISION —
money orders should be made payable to Itawamba Community Passing 347 295 Washington at Boston, 6 p.m. Elected Marvol Bernard national president.
College. All participants are required to attend both sessions. Comp-Att-Int 20-32-0 22-36-2 Toronto at New Jersey, 6 p.m. HOCKEY
For tryouts, co-ed cheer participants will be required to perform a
cheer, the ICC Fight Song, five partner stunts, and standing and running
on the air Return Yards
Punts-Avg.
0
3-42.0 2-50.0
Fumbles-Lost 0-0 2-0
37 Dallas at Philadelphia, 6 p.m.
Carolina at Tampa Bay, 6:30 p.m.
Montreal at St. Louis, 7 p.m.
National Hockey League
COLORADO AVALANCHE — Assigned D Josh
Anderson from Colorado (AHL) to Utah (ECHL).
tumbling. The cheer and ICC Fight Song will be taught to participants
at the clinics.
Today Penalties-Yards 1-12 6-60
Time of Possession 28:23 31:37
Winnipeg at Minnesota, 7 p.m.
Florida at Edmonton, 8 p.m.
DETROIT RED WINGS — Reassigned F Dylan
Sadowy from Grand Rapids (AHL) to Toledo
(ECHL).
COLLEGE BASKETBALL INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
Arizona at Vancouver, 9 p.m.
LOS ANGELES KINGS — Assigned F Nikita
Those who try out for mascot, Chief Winnemaw, will be required to San Jose at Vegas, 9 p.m.
perform a one- to two-minute skit using music and props.
6 p.m. — Maryland at Minnesota, Big Ten Network RUSHING—Clemson, Etienne 14-86, T.Law- Ottawa at Los Angeles, 9:30 p.m. Scherbak to Ontario (AHL).
rence 6-27, Choice 7-12, Feaster 3-11, Brice NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Assigned F John
6 p.m. — Duke at Wake Forest, ESPN
edu.
For more information, call 662-620-5078, or email elstorey@iccms.
6 p.m. — Tennessee at Missouri, ESPN2
1-(minus 1). Alabama, N.Harris 9-59, D.Harris
11-57, Jacobs 11-47, Pierschbacher 0-0, Ma.
Jones 1-(minus 2), Hurts 1-(minus 4), Tagov-
Tennis Quenneville to Binghamton (AHL). Recalled D
Egor Yakovlev from Binghamton.
NEW YORK RANGERS — Reassigned G
6 p.m. — Iowa State at Baylor, ESPNEWS ailoa 4-(minus 9). Sydney International Brandon Halverson from Maine (ECHL) to
PASSING—Clemson, T.Lawrence 20-32-0- Monday Hartford (AHL).
6 p.m. — Texas at Oklahoma State, ESPNU
Major League Baseball 6 p.m. — St. John’s at Villanova, FS1
347. Alabama, Tagovailoa 22-34-2-295, Hurts
0-2-0-0.
RECEIVING—Clemson, Ross 6-153, Higgins
At Olympic Park Tennis Centre
Sydney
Purse: Men, $527,880 (ATP250); Women,
ST. LOUIS BLUES — Assigned D Jordan
Schmaltz to San Antonio (AHL). Recalled F
Sammy Blais from San Antonio.
Wright to become New York Mets special adviser 6 p.m. — Texas A&M at Kentucky, SEC Network 3-81, Rodgers 2-30, Feaster 2-29, T.Thompson
2-27, H.Renfrow 2-10, Overton 1-12, Etienne
$823,000 (Premier)
Surface: Hard-Outdoor
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING — Recalled D Oleg
NEW YORK — Former New York Mets captain David Wright is Sosunov from Orlando (ECHL) to Syracuse
7 p.m. — Loyola Chicago at Evansville, CBS 1-5, Chase 1-0. Alabama, D.Smith 6-65, Jeudy Singles (AHL).
becoming a special adviser to chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon and Sports Network 5-139, I.Smith 4-43, Waddle 2-25, D.Harris 2-3, Men OLYMPIC SPORTS
Jacobs 1-16, Ruggs 1-3, Hentges 1-1. First Round
general manager Brodie Van Wagenen. 8 p.m. — North Carolina at North Carolina State, Sam Querrey, United States, def. Malek Jaziri,
USA CYCLING — Named Rob DeMartini
In making the announcement Monday, the Mets said the 36-year- The Associated Press Tunisia, 6-1, 4-1 retired.
president and CEO.
SOCCER
ESPN
old third baseman would be placed on unconditional release waivers Top 25 Alex de Minaur (5), Australia, def. Dusan Major League Soccer
on Tuesday. His contract called for New York to pay him salaries of 8 p.m. — Purdue at Michigan State, ESPN2 The final poll, with first-place votes in
Lajovic, Serbia, 6-4, 6-3.
Reilly Opelka, United States, def. Albert
CLUB INTERNACIONAL DE FUTBOL
parentheses, final records, total points based MIAMI — Named Niki Budalic director of soccer
$15 million this year and $12 million in 2020, with $2.5 million annually 8 p.m. — Oklahoma at Texas Tech, ESPNEWS on 25 points for a first-place vote through
Ramos-Vinolas, Spain, 6-3, 6-4. operations.
Guido Andreozzi, Argentina, def. Matthew
deferred without interest. 8 p.m. — Mississippi State at South Carolina, ESPNU one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous Ebden, Australia, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4.
MONTREAL IMPACT — Transferred M
Alejandro Silva to Club Olimpia (Primera
ranking:
Sidelined with leg, back and neck injuries, Wright did not play for 8 p.m. — Alabama at LSU, SEC Network Rec. Pts Pv
Yoshihito Nishioka, Japan, def. Ryan Harrison,
United States, 6-4, 6-2.
Division-Paraguay).
1. Clemson (61) 15-0 1525 2 National Premier Soccer League
the Mets from May 2016 until the final week of last season, when he 9 p.m. — Wyoming at San Diego State, CBS 2. Alabama 14-1 1462 1
Women NEW YORK COSMOS — Signed F Aaron
First Round
announced his retirement. Wright made three plate appearances during Sports Network 3. Ohio St. 13-1 1364 5 Camila Giorgi, Italy, def. Ajla Tomljanovic,
Dennis.
4. Oklahoma 12-2 1356 4 COLLEGE
the season’s final series against Miami. 10 p.m. — UNLV at New Mexico, ESPN2 5. Notre Dame 12-1 1286 3
Australia, 6-3, 6-3. BARUCH — Named Cristy Encarnacion men’s
Kiki Bertens (7), Netherlands, def. Bernarda
Wilpon called Wright “an iconic Met” and said he “will be forever NBA 6. LSU 10-3 1119 11 Pera, United States, 7-5, 6-4. volleyball assistant coach.
7. Florida 10-3 1103 10 CHATTANOOGA — Named Ethan Reeve
remembered for his contributions on the field as well as his numerous Sam Stosur, Australia, def. Dominika
7 p.m. — Minnesota at Oklahoma City, NBA TV 7. Georgia 11-3 1103 6 Cibulkova, Slovakia, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4. director of strength and conditioning.
charitable endeavors.” 9. Texas 10-4 1076 14 ILLINOIS — Announced graduate WR A.D.
Wright attended last month’s winter meetings as a member of the 9:30 p.m. — New York at Golden State, NBA TV 10. Washington State 11-2 959 12
Yulia Putintseva, Kazakhstan, def. Daria
Gavrilova, Australia, 6-1, 7-6 (4). Miller is transferring from Oklahoma.
Mets’ front office. NHL 11. UCF
12. Kentucky
12-1 898
10-3 820 16
7 Garbine Muguruza, Spain, def. Carla Suarez IOWA STATE — RB David Montgomery will
enter the NFL draft.
Navarro, Spain, 6-3, 6-4.
“We are thrilled he will remain close to the Mets family and will be a 6:30 p.m. — Philadelphia at Washington, NBC 13. Washington 10-4 806 9 Timea Bacsinszky, Switzerland, def. Anastasija KANSAS STATE — Dismissed C Maary Lakes
14. Michigan 10-3 745 8 from the women’s basketball program.
great asset in this new role,” Wilpon said. Sports Network 15. Syracuse 10-3 683 17
Sevastova (9), Latvia, 6-7 (3), 6-4, 6-4.
Doubles MIAMI — Named Blake Baker co-defensive
A seven-time All-Star, Wright set Mets records for hits (1,777), 16. Texas A&M 9-4 552 21 coordinator.
Wednesday
Women
17. Penn State 9-4 492 13 First Round NYU — Named Ophir Sadeh assistant softball
doubles (390), runs (949) and RBIs (970). 18. Fresno State 12-2 466 19 Nadiia Kichenok, Ukraine, and Barbora coach.
“I will always be tremendously grateful for the way the fans treated COLLEGE BASKETBALL 19. Army
20. West Virginia
11-2 418 22
8-4 296 15
Strycova (4), Czech Republic, def. Jelena OHIO STATE — QB Dwayne Haskins Jr. will
Ostapenko, Latvia, and Sloane Stephens, enter the NFL draft. Named Greg Mattison and
me because playing in this city and for this team was a dream come 5:30 p.m. — Georgetown at Xavier, FS1 21. Northwestern 9-5 284 NR United States, 2-6, 6-2, 10-6. Jeff Hafley co-defensive coordinators.
22. Utah State 11-2 188 NR
true,” Wright said in a statement issued by the team. “I look forward to 5:30 p.m. — Vanderbilt at Georgia, SEC Network 23. Boise State 10-3 184 23
Bethanie Mattek-Sands, United States, and PARK — Named Ashley Jones esports coach.
SAINT JOSEPH’S — Promoted Fred King to
Demi Schuurs, Netherlands, def. Hsieh Su-wei,
contributing and taking on the challenges of this new role.” 6 p.m. — Ohio State at Rutgers, Big Ten Network 24. Cincinnati 11-2 171 NR Taiwan, and Abigail Spears, United States, 6-2, associate head women’s soccer coach.
25. Iowa 9-4 120 NR 5-7, 10-7. SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA — Announced
6 p.m. — Marquette at Creighton, CBS Sports Also Receiving Votes: Appalachian State 96, QB Cole Kelley is transferring from Arkansas.
Auto Racing Network Stanford 52, Mississippi State 45, Utah 43,
Alabama-Birmingham 32, Iowa State 26,
ATP World Tour ASB
Classic Boxing
6 p.m. — Auburn at Ole Miss, ESPN2 Auburn 15, Oregon 11, Missouri 10, Troy
Suarez gets second shot to show he can ride with 6 p.m. — Houston at Temple, ESPNEWS
6, Georgia Southern 6, Oklahoma State 3,
Wisconsin 2, North Carolina State 2.
Monday
At ASB Tennis Arena Schedule
NASCAR’s best 6 p.m. — West Virginia at Kansas State, ESPNU National Champions
Auckland, New Zealand
Purse: $527,880 (ATP250)
Friday
At StageWorks of Louisiana, Shreveport
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Daniel Suarez will hit a reset on his career, 7:30 p.m. — Butler at Seton Hall, FS1 The annual winners of the Associated Press Surface: Hard-Outdoor (SHO), Devin Haney vs. Xolisani Ndongeni, 10,
college football poll’s top ranking with final Singles lightweights.
getting a second chance to prove he can win at NASCAR’s top level. 7:30 p.m. — Florida at Arkansas, SEC Network records. Prior to 1968, with the exception of First Round Sunday
Pushed out of a ride with Joe Gibbs Racing, one of the top teams 8 p.m. — Iowa at Northwestern, Big Ten Network 1965, the final poll was released before the Taylor Fritz, United States, def. Marius Copil, At Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles (FS1), Jose
bowl games. How each team fared in those Romania, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4. Uzcategui vs. Caleb Plant, 12, for Uzcategui’s
in the sport, Suarez found a soft landing at Stewart-Haas Racing.
The SHR four-driver lineup combined for 12 victories last season and
8 p.m. — Massachusetts at St. Louis, CBS seasons is listed after the record.
2018—Clemson (15-0)
Philipp Kohlschreiber, Germany, def. Bradley IBF super middleweight title; Brando Figueroa
vs. Moise Flores, 10, featherweights; Ahmed
Klahn, United States, 6-4, 7-6 (2).
claimed half the spots in the round of eight in the playoffs. Sports Network 2017—Alabama (13-1) Jan-Lennard Struff, Germany, def. Laslo Djere, Elbiali vs. Allan Green, 10, light heavyweights;
2016—Clemson (14-1) Serbia, 7-6 (5), 2-0 retired. Ivan Redkach vs. Nicolas Atilio Velazquez, 10,
“I came from a great team that is capable of winning races, but 8 p.m. — TCU at Kansas, ESPN2 2015—Alabama (14-1) Cameron Norrie, Britain, def. Benoit Paire, super lightweights.
things just didn’t work out for me there,” Suarez told The Associated 8 p.m. — Virginia at Boston College, ESPNU 2014—Ohio State (14-1) France, 6-3, 6-2. Jan. 18
At Turning Stone Resort & Casino,
2013—Florida State (14-0) Tennys Sandgren, United States, def. Maxi
Press. “Maybe to win races in the Cup Series, I needed something 10 p.m. — San Jose State at Nevada, CBS 2012—Alabama (13-1) Marterer, Germany, 6-3, 6-4. Verona, N.Y., Bryant Jennings vs. Oscar
2011—Alabama (12-1) Joao Sousa, Portugal, def. Denis Shapovalov Rivas, 12, for Jennings’ IBF International-WBO-
different.” Sports Network 2010—Auburn (14-0) (7), Canada, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4. NABO heavyweights titles; Jason Sosa vs.
Suarez didn’t have a choice because he became expendable when NBA 2009—Alabama (14-0) Matteo Berrettini, Italy, def. Mackenzie Moises Delgadillo, 10, super featherweights;
2008—Florida (13-1) McDonald, United States, 6-3, 6-4. Carlos Adames vs. JUan Ruiz, 10, super
Gibbs hired 2017 champion Martin Truex Jr. That pushed Suarez out of 7 p.m. — Milwaukee at Houston, ESPN 2007—LSU (12-2) Doubles welterweights.
a job after two lackluster seasons, with few seats available with top-tier 9:30 p.m. — Detroit at LA Lakers, ESPN 2006—Florida (13-1) First Round At Madison Square Garden Theater, New
2005—Texas (13-0) Austin Krajicek, United States, and Artem York, Demetrius Andrade vs. Artur Akavov, 12,
teams. Suarez, who is Mexican and advanced through NASCAR’s
NHL 2004—Southern Cal (13-0) Sitak, New Zealand, def. Ajeet Rai and George for Andrade’s WBO middleweight title; Jorge
diversity program, is the only non-American full-time driver at the top 2003—Southern Cal (12-1) Stoupe, New Zealand, 6-3, 6-2. Linares vs. Pablo Cesar Cano, 12, for Linares’
level. 7 p.m. — Nashville at Chicago, NBC Sports Network 2002—Ohio State (14-0) Bob and Mike Bryan (2), United States, def. WBC International Silver super lightweight
2001—Miami (12-0) Jean-Julien Rojer, Netherlands, and Horia title; Chris Algieri vs. Daniel Gonzalez, 10,
— From Staff and Wire Reports 2000—Oklahoma (13-0) Tecau, Romania, 3-6, 7-6 (2), 11-9. welterweights.
The Dispatch • www.cdispatch.com Tuesday, January 8, 2019 3B

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Notre Dame new No. 1 in women’s poll
Today’s Games
Monday’s Men’s Major Tennessee at Missouri, 6 p.m. (ESPN2) AP Voting for
College Scores Texas A&M at Kentucky, 6 p.m. (SEC Network)
Mississippi State at South Carolina, 8 p.m.
Adam Minichino
East Dispatch sports editor Adam Minichino is
Coppin St. 64, Delaware St. 60 (ESPNU)
Alabama at LSU, 8 p.m. (SEC Network) a voter on The Associated Press’ weekly
Fairfield 77, Niagara 59 women’s college basketball poll. Here is his
Howard 79, Md.-Eastern Shore 39 Wednesday’s Games
ballot for this week:
SOUTH Vanderbilt at Georgia, 5:30 p.m. (SEC Network)
Auburn at Ole Miss, 6 p.m. (ESPN2) 1. Louisville
By DOUG FEINBERG last five,” ESPN analyst Deb Antonelli said.
Alabama A&M 65, Grambling St. 60, OT The Associated Press
Alabama St. 59, Jackson St. 57 Florida at Arkansas, 7:30 p.m. (SEC Network)
Thursday’s Games
2. Baylor
3. Oregon
“Conference play creates another level of
Norfolk St. 72, Florida A&M 62
Prairie View 57, Alcorn St. 54 No games scheduled 4. Connecticut study and research. There are more teams
Savannah St. 88, Morgan St. 87, OT Friday’s Games
No games scheduled
5. Notre Dame
6. Stanford
NEW YORK — For the first time in a long capable of winning the NCAA championship
Texas Southern 77, Southern U. 67
FAR WEST Saturday’s Games
Missouri at South Carolina, Noon
7. Mississippi State time, a handful of teams could make an ar- because there is not one dominant team. The
8. North Carolina State
N. Colorado 75, E. Washington 63
(SEC Network) 9. Oregon State gument to be No. 1 in The Associated Press NCAA committee will have unprecedented
The Associated Press Ole Miss at Mississippi State, Noon (WCBI)
Texas A&M at Alabama, 2:30 p.m.
10. Maryland women’s basketball poll.
Top 25 (SEC Network) 11. Syracuse pressure to get it right with sending in the
12. Marquette Over the past decade there really hasn’t
The weekly poll, with first-place votes in Georgia at Auburn, 3 p.m. (ESPN2)
13. Gonzaga four regionals because this is the most bal-
parentheses, records through Jan. 6, total Tennessee at Florida, 5 p.m. (ESPN)
14. Texas been too much debate each week over who
points based on 25 points for a first-place vote LSU at Arkansas, 5 p.m. (SEC Network)
ance I can remember in my 30 years covering
through one point for a 25th-place vote and last Vanderbilt at Kentucky, 7:30 p.m. 15. Tennessee
should hold the top spot. Only five teams
week’s ranking: (SEC Network) 16. Iowa State the game and certainly my 10 years voting in
Rec. Pts Prv Sunday’s Games 17. Florida State have been No. 1 since the preseason poll
1. Duke (37) 12-1 1535 1 No games scheduled 18. Iowa The AP poll.”
2. Michigan (9) 15-0 1499 2 19. Miami in 2008 and most of the time they were the
3. Tennessee (13) 12-1 1481 3 Conference USA 20. Kentucky The 30-member national voting panel sub-
4. Virginia (5) 13-0 1471 4 Conference All Games 21. California unanimous choice or close to it. College foot-
5. Gonzaga 14-2 1319 7 W L Pct. W L Pct. 22. Minnesota ball has had 14 different teams ranked No. 1 mitted ballots after the last games Sunday
6. Michigan State 13-2 1291 8 North Texas 3 0 1.000 15 1 .938
7. Kansas 12-2 1159 5 UAB 2 0 1.000 10 5 .667
23. Texas A&M
24. Missouri over that same span and men’s college bas- night, and as the votes came, it just so hap-
Marshall 2 0 1.000 9 6 .600
8. Texas Tech
9. Virginia Tech
13-1 1109 11
13-1 1093 10 UTSA 2 0 1.000 8 7 .533 25. Michigan State
ketball has had 21. pened that all four of the top teams held the
10. Nevada
11. Auburn
14-1 920 6
11-2 919 12
Rice
Old Dominion
2 1 .667 7 9 .438
1 1 .500 11 4 .733 SEC Women Connecticut had been the clear No. 1 since No. 1 spot before the final poll was tallied and
Conf. Pct. Overall Pct.
12. North Carolina
13. Florida State
11-3 889 15
12-2 879 9
FIU
FAU
1 1 .500 10 5 .667
1 1 .500 10 5 .667 Miss. State 2-0 1.000 14-1 .933 routing Notre Dame on Dec. 3, before losing the Irish were in the top spot. The Huskies
14. Mississippi State
15. N.C. State
12-1 683 17
13-1 674 18
W. Kentucky 1 1
La. Tech
.500 8 7 .533
1 2 .333 11 5 .688
Missouri
Georgia
2-0 1.000 13-3
2-0 1.000 11-4
.813
.733 to No. 8 Baylor last Thursday. That opened were the top team for an hour without having
16. Ohio State 12-2 620 14 UTEP
Charlotte
0 2
0 2
.000 5 8
.000 3 10
.385
.231
S. Carolina 2-0 1.000 10-4 .714
the door for a new top team Monday and a a first-place vote.
17. Houston 15-0 565 19 Kentucky 1-1 .500 14-2 .875
18. Kentucky 10-3 520 13 Middle Tenn. 0 2 .000 3 12 .200 Auburn 1-1 .500 13-2 .867 debate over which team it should be. It wasn’t Even with the loss to Baylor, UConn still
19. Buffalo 13-1 434 20 Southern Miss. 0 3 .000 8 7 .533
20. Iowa State 12-2 344 —
Tennessee
Arkansas
1-1 .500 12-2
1-1 .500 12-4
.857
.750 an easy decision for the voters and in the end, had a valid argument to be the top team. The
21. Marquette 12-3 340 16 Thursday’s Games
22. Indiana 12-3 245 21 Old Dominion at FAU, 6 p.m. LSU 1-1 .500 10-4 .714
Notre Dame edged Louisville by seven points Huskies hadn’t lost a regular-season game
Charlotte at FIU, 6 p.m. Alabama 1-1 .500 9-6 .600
23. Oklahoma
24. St. John’s
12-2 243 23
14-1 221 — UAB at Louisiana Tech, 6:30 p.m. Texas A&M 0-2 .000 11-4 .733 for the top spot. in four years and that very impressive road
Ole Miss 0-2 .000 6-10 .375
25. TCU 12-1 99 —
Also Receiving Votes: Villanova 56,
Middle Tennessee at Southern Mississippi,
7 p.m. Vanderbilt 0-2 .000 5-10 .333 It’s the closest margin for the top two victory against the then-No. 1 Irish. That was
Wisconsin 45, Iowa 40, Minnesota 23, Purdue
20, Nebraska 15, Maryland 14, Seton Hall
Rice at UTSA, 7 p.m.
North Texas at UTEP, 8 p.m.
Florida 0-2 .000 4-11 .267
teams in the poll in more than a decade. enough to keep UConn first on Knoxville
14, Alabama 7, UCF 6, Louisville 3, Texas 2,
Arizona State 1, Florida 1, North Texas 1. Southwestern Athletic Moday’s Games Third-ranked UConn was only 14 points be- News Sentinel writer Dan Fleser’s ballot, as
No games scheduled
Conference hind Notre Dame, and No. 4 Baylor was 28. well as two other voters.
USA Today Top 25 Today’s Games
The weekly poll, with first-place votes in

Conference All Games
W L Pct. W L Pct.
No games scheduled
Wednesday’s Games Four teams received first place votes — the “I knew after the Baylor result it would be
parentheses, records through Jan. 6, points
based on 25 points for a first-place vote through Texas Southern
Alabama St.
2 0
2 0
1.000 7 8
1.000 4 9
.467
.308
No games scheduled first time since 2014 that has happened. tricky,” said Fleser, who has voted for the Top
one point for a 25th-place vote and previous Thursday’s Games
ranking: Prairie View
Ark.-Pine Bluff
2 0
1 0
1.000 4 11
1.000 4 10
.267
.286
Kentucky at Tennessee, 6 p.m. (SEC Network) “Week 10 of this year’s poll was the most 25 every year since it became a writer’s poll

1. Virginia (11)
Rec. Pts Pvs
13-0 741 2 Jackson St. 1 1 .500 3 11 .214
Florida at South Carolina, 6 p.m.
Arkansas at Missouri, 7 p.m. difficult in my 10-year voting history. I’ve in 1994-95. “It came down to UConn’s win at
Alabama A&M 1 1 .500 2 14 .125
2. Duke (8)
3. Tennessee (6)
12-1 735 1
12-1 721 3 MVSU 0 1 .000 2 13 .133 Texas A&M at Vanderbilt, 7 p.m.
Auburn at Alabama, 7 p.m.
been voting on the poll since 2008-09 and it Notre Dame was the biggest quality win of
Grambling St. 0 2 .000 6 9 .400
4. Michigan (6)
5. Michigan State
15-0 714 4
13-2 621 7 Alcorn St. 0 2 .000 4 10 .286 LSU at Ole Miss, 7 p.m. took me five-and-ahalf hours to determine the year. I was conflicted on what to do, so
Southern U. 0 2 .000 1 14 .067 Georgia at Mississippi State, 8 p.m.
6. Gonzaga
7. Virginia Tech
14-2 618 8
13-1 559 10 (SEC Network) how to shape the top five, next five, and the decided they should stay at No. 1.”
8. Texas Tech 13-1 527 11 Monday’s Games Friday’s Games

Alabama girls high school player
9. Kansas 12-2 517 6 Alabama State 59, Jackson State 57 No games scheduled
10. Auburn 11-2 453 13 Alabama A&M 65, Grambling State 60, OT Saturday’s Games
11. Nevada 14-1 428 5 Texas Southern 77, Southern U. 67 No games scheduled
12. North Carolina 11-3 405 15 Prairie View A&M 57, Alcorn State 54
Saturday’s Games Sunday’s Games
13. Florida State 12-2 393 9 Ole Miss at Kentucky, Noon (SEC Network)
14. Mississippi State 12-1 363 16 Alabama A&M at Mississippi Valley State,
4:30 p.m. Alabama at Texas A&M, 1 p.m. (ESPNU)

remains benched for $857.20 check
15. Houston 15-0 337 17 Tennessee at Georgia, 2 p.m. (ESPN)
16. N.C. State 13-1 325 19 Alcorn State at Jackson State, 5 p.m.
Texas Southern at Prairie View A&M, 5 p.m. Missouri at Florida, 2 p.m. (SEC Network)
17. Ohio State 12-2 295 12
18. Kentucky 10-3 225 14 Southern at Grambling State, 5 p.m. Vanderbilt at Arkansas, 2 p.m.
19. Marquette 12-3 190 18 Alabama State at Arkansas-Pine Bluff, 7 p.m. South Carolina at LSU, 4 p.m. (SEC Network)
20. Buffalo
21. Iowa State
13-1 157 20
12-2 145 —
Monday’s Women’s Major Monday, Jan. 14
Mississippi State at Auburn, 6 p.m.
22. Oklahoma
23. St. John’s
12-2 128 25
14-1 96 —
College Scores (SEC Network)
By JOHN ZENOR USA Basketball,” Rutgers USA Basketball informed the
24. Indiana 12-3 94 22
EAST
The AP Women’s The Associated Press
25. Iowa 12-3 68 20
Coppin St. 71, Delaware St. 57
coach Vivian Stringer said AHSAA about the payment in
Md.-Eastern Shore 80, Howard 72 Top 25 Fared
Also Receiving Votes: Wisconsin 49,
Villanova 45, TCU 44, Nebraska 20, Central
Robert Morris 71, Fairleigh Dickinson 49
Sacred Heart 75, LIU Brooklyn 53
Monday recently. “It was grown-ups November, said Craig Miller,
Florida 14, Arizona State 13, Seton Hall 11, St. Francis (Pa.) 68, Mount St. Mary’s 66 1. Notre Dame (14-1) did not play. Next: MONTGOMERY, Ala. — at fault. And grown-ups did spokesman for the basketball
North Texas 9, Minnesota 7, Furman 5, Texas vs. No. 2 Louisville, Thursday.
2, Kansas State 1.
St. Francis Brooklyn 60, Bryant 55
Wagner 75, CCSU 63 2. Louisville (14-0) did not play. Next: at One of the nation’s top girls not lay claim to that.” organization.
No. 1 Notre Dame, Thursday.
The AP Top 25 Schedule SOUTH
Alabama St. 74, Jackson St. 67 3. UConn (12-1) did not play. Next: vs. high school basketball play- Alabama high school offi- “The stories and comments
Monday’s Games
No games scheduled
Grambling St. 63, Alabama A&M 51
Morgan St. 63, Savannah St. 47
Cincinnati, Wednesday.
4. Baylor (11-1) did not play. Next: vs. ers appears likely to remain cials agree adults are a fault, being circulated throughout
Today’s Games
No. 1 Duke at Wake Forest, 6 p.m.
Norfolk St. 60, Florida A&M 58
Prairie View 82, Alcorn St. 61
Kansas State, Wednesday.
5. Oregon (13-1) did not play. Next: at
benched for her entire senior but are standing by their deci- the media and social networks
No. 3 Tennessee at Missouri, 6 p.m.
No. 6 Michigan State vs. Purdue, 8 p.m.
Southern U. 63, Texas Southern 61 Southern Cal, Friday. season after spending part sion, saying the rules are the are asking that an exception be
MIDWEST 6. Stanford (12-1) did not play. Next: at
No. 8 Texas Tech vs. No. 23 Oklahoma, 8 p.m. Iowa 71, Wisconsin 53 No. 19 Arizona State, Friday. of last summer playing with rules. made to the amateur rule be-
No. 12 North Carolina at No. 15 N.C. State, FAR WEST 7. Mississippi State (14-1) did not play.
8 p.m. N. Colorado 67, E. Washington 62 Next: vs. Georgia, Thursday. USA Basketball. Two appeals on Davenport’s cause it was not the student’s
No. 14 Mississippi State at South Carolina,
8 p.m. The AP Women’s Top 25
8. N.C. State (15-0) did not play. Next: vs.
Pittsburgh, Thursday. Maori Davenport, who re- behalf have been denied and fault, the fact the money was
No. 18 Kentucky vs. Texas A&M, 6 p.m.
No. 19 Buffalo vs. Toledo, 6 p.m.
The weekly poll, with first-place votes in
parentheses, records through Jan. 6, total
9. Maryland (13-1) did not play. Next: at
Nebraska, Tuesday.
ceived an $857.20 check from Monday state officials defend- repaid, and that the student is
No. 20 Iowa State at Baylor, 6 p.m.
No. 24 St. John’s at Villanova, 6 p.m.
points based on 25 points for a first-place vote
through one point for a 25th-place vote and last
10. Oregon State (12-2) did not play. Next:
at UCLA, Friday.
USA Basketball that was lat- ed the suspension. an exceptional athlete and will
Wednesday’s Games
No. 4 Virginia at Boston College, 8 p.m.
week’s ranking:
Rec. Pts Prv
11. Texas (12-2) did not play. Next: vs. er repaid, has been trying to Johnny Hardin, president miss her senior year,” Hardin
Oklahoma, Wednesday.
No. 7 Kansas vs. No. 25 TCU, 8 p.m.
No. 9 Virginia Tech at Georgia Tech, 6 p.m.
1. Notre Dame (12)
2. Louisville (10)
14-1 715
14-0 708
2
3
12. Syracuse (13-2) did not play. Next: vs. get into games this season of the Alabama High School said. “However, if exceptions are
No. 10 Nevada vs. San Jose State, 10 p.m.
No. 11 Auburn at Ole Miss, 6 p.m.
3. UConn (3) 12-1 701 1
North Carolina, Sunday.
13. Tennessee (12-2) did not play. Next: in Troy, Alabama after be- Athletic Association’s Central made, there would no longer be
4. Baylor (5) 11-1 687 8
No. 13 Florida State vs. Miami, 8 p.m.
No. 16 Ohio State at Rutgers, 6 p.m.
5. Oregon 13-1 616 5
vs. No. 16 Kentucky, Thursday.
14. Gonzaga (15-1) did not play. Next: vs.
ing suspended by state high Board of Control, issued a a need for an amateur rule.
6. Stanford 12-1 609 6
No. 17 Houston at Temple, 6 p.m. 7. Mississippi State 14-1 575 7 Portland, Saturday.
15. Marquette (12-3) did not play. Next: at
school officials. statement saying Davenport “The rules are applied
No. 21 Marquette at Creighton, 6 p.m. 8. N.C. State 15-0 536 9
Villanova, Friday. Davenport, a Charles Hen- had adults around her who equally to ALL athletes,” the
Southeastern 9. Maryland 13-1 500 4
16. Kentucky (14-2) did not play. Next: at
Conference Men
10. Oregon State
11. Texas
12-2 487 11
12-2 443 13 No. 13 Tennessee, Thursday. derson High School senior and should have known the rules. release stated. “Furthermore,
17. Iowa (11-3) beat Wisconsin 71-53.
Conf. Pct. Overall Pct. 12. Syracuse
13. Tennessee
13-2 411 14
12-2 394 10 Next: at Purdue, Thursday. Rutgers signee, was ruled inel- He pointed out that the Aug. most eligibility violations are
Tennessee 1-0 1.000 12-1 .923
Ole Miss 1-0 1.000 11-2 .846 14. Gonzaga
15. Marquette
15-1 318 17
12-3 282 20
18. Minnesota (12-2) did not play. Next: at
No. 23 Michigan State, Wednesday. igible on Nov. 30 after receiv- 15 payment wasn’t reported the result of adults failing to
Alabama 1-0 1.000 10-3 .769
Arkansas 1-0 1.000 10-3 .769 16. Kentucky 14-2 268 16 19. Arizona State (11-3) did not play.
Next: vs. No. 6 Stanford, Friday.
ing the money for “lost wages.” for 91 days and that Daven- follow the rules.”
S. Carolina 1-0 1.000 6-7 .462 17. Iowa 10-3 253 19
Miss. State 0-0 .000 12-1 .923 18. Minnesota 12-2 186 12 20. Iowa State (12-2) did not play. Next: She was a member of the U.S. port played in “several games” Hardin said other adults
19. Arizona State 11-3 167 22 vs. TCU, Wednesday.
Auburn
LSU
0-0 .000 11-2
0-0 .000 10-3
.846
.769 20. Iowa State 12-2 163 25 21. South Carolina (10-4) did not play. team that won the gold med- during that time, violating the should also have known the
21. South Carolina 10-4 162 23 Next: vs. Florida, Thursday.
Missouri
Kentucky
0-0 .000 9-3
0-1 .000 10-3
.750
.769 22. Florida State 14-1 118 — 22. Florida State (14-1) did not play. Next: al in a tournament in Mexico state’s amateurism rule. rules, including Charles Hen-
Vanderbilt
Georgia
0-1 .000 9-4
0-1 .000 8-5
.692
.615
23. Michigan State
24. California
11-3 103 15
10-3 101 18
vs. Clemson, Sunday.
23. Michigan State (11-3) did not play. City. He also noted Davenport’s derson’s principal Brock Kel-
Florida
Texas A&M
0-1 .000 8-5
0-1 .000 6-6
.615
.500
25. Indiana 14-1 74
Also Receiving Votes: Miami 44, Rutgers 41,
— Next: vs. No. 18 Minnesota, Wednesday.
24. California (10-3) did not play. Next: at
“Maori has not done a mother, Tara, is an assistant ley and head coach Dyneshia
Missouri 39, DePaul 23, Texas A&M 8, South Arizona, Friday. doggone thing, except re- coach for Charles Henderson Jones, adding Jones is a former
Monday’s Games Dakota 5, Central Michigan 3, Butler 2, Drake 2, 25. Indiana (14-1) did not play. Next: at
No games scheduled Ohio 2, Utah 2, UCF 1, Virginia Tech 1. Ohio State, Thursday. ceive a check from doggone who has AHSAA certification. Central Board member.

SOCCER
New U.S. men’s coach Berhalter sets foundation in first training camp
By GREG BEACHAM ment to foster one of the main tained training complex in this we’re here and what we’re going coach said he “very clearly laid
The Associated Press objectives of our camp, and that’s tidy suburb within sight of the to do.” out the objectives of this training
team-building,” Berhalter said U.S.-Mexico border. Berhalter was formally hired camp, which are team building,
CHULA VISTA, Calif. — New
after the workout in postcard-per- The players don’t seem fazed last month after 14 months of team culture, a style of play and
coach Gregg Berhalter is taking
fect Southern California sun. by their accommodations, and team limbo since Bruce Arena’s competing.”
the United State Men’s National
“We’re here. We’re going to be they’re intrigued to learn about departure. The New Jersey native “We had a competition in
Team back to all sorts of basics
together here. It’s an intensive the new boss’ plans for World is the first American to coach the training (today),” he added.
during his first training camp.
Along with elementary stra- period, but I think it’s a focused Cup qualification and everything national team after playing for it “We’re going to continue to chart
tegic sessions and conditioning period. We’re going to get quality in between. at a World Cup, but the 45-year- the competition in training and
work, Berhalter’s plan extends time together as a team.” “You’ve got to learn as much old European coaching veteran take results of who’s winning
to rather basic accommoda- The U.S. team had conduct- as you can as quick as you can,” and analytics maven also rep- these games. Competing is a very
tions: The 28 Major League Soc- ed its annual January camp in said Paul Arriola, the attacking resents a break from the team’s big part of our business. But so
cer-based players who par- Carson, California, since 2004, midfielder and Chula Vista na- recent leadership. is building the style of play, and
ticipated in Berhalter’s first with the players staying in hotels tive. “As much as Gregg is learn- Berhalter got his players’ at- then team cohesion. So we laid
practice Monday are living in dor- and commuting to their training ing about us and trying to fit us tention with a strong introduc- out the objectives, but we also
mitory-style group apartments at complex just south of downtown all together, we’re trying to do tory speech Sunday, delivering talked bigger picture about what
a training center south of San Di- Los Angeles. Berhalter elected the same with him and his style his priorities and goals for the we want to be, and who we want
ego for more than two weeks. to move the event two-and-a-half of play. I think we have a great months and years ahead. to be as a group, and what our
“I think it’s a great environ- hours south to another well-main- group here that believes in why The longtime Columbus Crew mission is.”

FOOTBALL: NFL
Saints stressing Eagles’ transformation Cowboys have turned from bust to boom
By BRET T MARTEL season’s opening weekend with a ra- By SCHUYLER DIXON spring to Oakland for receiver Amari
The Associated Press zor-thin victory in Chicago. The Associated Press Cooper. Dallas lost to Tennessee to
“He’s far from just a plug-in player,” drop to 3-5 in the first game with a new
METAIRIE, La. — New Orleans Klein said. “Don’t forget he won a Su- FRISCO, Texas — Before he knew No. 1 threat, but has won eight of nine
Saints linebacker A.J. Klein gushed per Bowl for them last year and he was the next opponent, owner Jerry Jones games since then.
over the poise and postseason accom- the MVP of that game. So we’re not likened the recovery of his Dallas Cow- The other big change, also during
plishments of Philadelphia Eagles taking him lightly. He’s not just a per- boys from 3-5 to their first playoff win the open week, was firing first-year of-
backup quarterback Nick Foles. son that is just a backup, reserve type in four years to a boom-or-bust wagon fensive line coach Paul Alexander and
Philadelphia had better hope Klein of guy. He goes out and when he plays, train headed to California. promoting someone familiar with what
is right, because the Superdome was he wins.” Lo and behold, Dallas is set for a di- had helped the Cowboys mold one of
home to Eagles starter Carson Wentz’s In some ways, the Eagles are a fa- visional game Saturday night against the best blocking units in football in
worst game this season before he went miliar foe, and not just because the two the Los Angeles Rams, not far from former player and assistant line coach
out with a back injury. teams met on the same field just more where the journey began in training Marc Colombo.
Bringing heavy pressure amid the than seven weeks ago. Two of the Ea- camp north of LA. All along, one of the league’s best
deafening din of the Superdome, the gles more prominent veterans — safe- “You’re going to have times when defenses helped keep the Cowboys
Saints stifled Wentz in a 48-7 rout back ty Malcolm Jenkins and running back you’re going to have to reinvent the afloat.
in mid-November, holding him to sea- Darren Sproles — both were part of wheel during a season,” Jones said af- “It’s a credit to your coaching staff
son worsts of 57.6 percent passing for multiple Saints playoff teams. ter a 24-22 wild-card win over Seattle. and players that when you bring play-
156 yards. But Saints coach Sean Payton cau- “Like the old wagon train guys. We’re ers in like Cooper and you bring them
Now comes a rematch in the divi- tioned against any presumption that going to burn some of these wagons on in in the middle of the season that they
sional round of the NFC playoffs, and the vast gulf separating the Saints and the way out to California, break them can incorporate them into a team that
the Saints must prepare to play one of Eagles back on Nov. 18 still exists. down, float the Mississippi River. But can really execute and really have suc-
the NFL’s best known backups. Foles “They’re a different team than we I’m going to make it to California. I cess,” Jones said. “That says a lot about
carried Philadelphia to its only Super faced, obviously, earlier in the year. A hope you’re on the train with me.” the team, too.”
Bowl triumph after Wentz was injured different quarterback’s playing right The reinvention for the Cowboys The Cowboys saw this resurgent
last season, and helped the recently now. There is a confidence you see,” (11-6) was a midseason trade that sent version of the Rams, led by quarterback
resurgent Eagles survive this post- See SAINTS, 5B their first-round draft pick this coming See COWBOYS, 5B
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Title Cook
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13 games by 20 points or more and day night at Levi’s Stadium, in a cham- A year ago, Jones proved the
led by an unbelievable group of se- pionship game played more than 2,000 biggest surprise during the
niors, amazing group. I’m just thank- miles away from Clemson’s South Car- team’s late-season run. A distin-
ful to be a part of it.” olina campus, the Tigers were way too guished linebacker on the football
Alabama coach Nick Saban and the much for an Alabama team that had team, Jones rounded into basket-
Tide (14-1) were looking for a sixth na- spent the season mauling its opposi- ball shape later than most but
tional championship in 10 years, trying tion. The Tide won their first 14 games flourished down the stretch.
to add to an already unprecedented run by an average of 31 points. This year, Cook has given the
in the sport. Instead, Clemson crushed Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa threw team one more able-bodied re-
Alabama, becoming the first opponent two crucial interceptions in the first
bounder down low.
to beat the Tide by more than 14 points half, the first returned 44 yards for a
“Coach always stresses re-
since Saban became coach in 2007. touchdown by A.J. Terrell to put Clem-
Swinney’s Tigers sealed their status son up 7-0. The Tide came in scoring bounding, boxing your man out,
as a superpower, no longer just 1A to 48 points per game, but was shut out and helping your team get second
Alabama’s 1. over the final 44 minutes by an oppor- chances to score,” Cook said. “It’s
“We’re 15-0, we beat the best team tunistic Clemson defense. always defend and rebound. If you
ever, nobody’s taking that away from Saban lamented numerous mis- do both of those, the scoring will
us,” Clemson All-American defensive takes: blown coverages on third down come.”
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down the sidelines. when things don’t go well, when we
Ross, who scored two touchdowns lose.” “This team needs learning ex-
in the semifinal rout of Notre Dame, Tagovailoa, who came off the bench periences,” Carter said. “It’s not
had six catches for 153 yards against to win the championship game last as automatic as it has been. You
his home-state team. year for the Tide, went 22-for-34 for 295 just want to play your best bas-
Swinney takes a different approach yards and two touchdowns. ketball in February. We have a
than Saban, running a more fun-loving “We had a great season, but five chance to do that.”
program than Alabama’s all-business words: Good is not good enough,” Follow Dispatch sports
organization. But the results have Tagovailoa said. “We didn’t finish the writer Scott Walters on Twitter @
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as a NCAA Football Bowl Subdivi- persevered through so much to excel his debut season with the San Fran-
sion (FBS) record. at both the college and professional cisco 49ers. Willis went on to enjoy
Following his FSU career, the level, and he belongs among the best an eight-year NFL career in which
Green Bay Packers selected Buck- to ever play the game.” he made seven Pro Bowls and was
ley with the fifth overall pick in the Willis, a four-year letterwinner voted All-Pro five times.
1992 NFL draft. He played in the for the Rebels from 2003-06, is one One of the best defensive players
NFL for 14 years and had 50 inter- of the most decorated defensive of his era, Willis finished his NFL
ceptions. He also was a member of players in Ole Miss football histo- career with 950 tackles (732 solo,
the Super Bowl XXXVI champion ry. As a senior, he was a consensus 218 assists), 20 1/2 sacks, 16 forced
New England Patriots. All-American in 2006 when he won fumbles, five fumbles recovered,
Buckley was one of the most dy- the Butkus Award and Lambert Tro- eight interceptions, and two defen-
namic players in Mississippi histo- phy as the nation’s best linebacker. sive touchdowns.
ry, guiding Pascagoula High School He twice led the Southeastern Con- Texas quarterback Vince Young
to a 1987 football state champion- ference in tackles and was selected and Notre Dame speedster Raghib
ship and undefeated season. He to the most first team All-Ameri- Ismail were among the other nota-
was inducted into the Pascagoula ca squads (13) by a Rebel player bles to be part of the Class of 2019.
Athletic Hall of Fame in June. Buck- in a single season. A first-team Young was the Heisman Trophy
ley was born in Columbia. He spent All-American in 2005 and 2006, he runner-up and led the Longhorns
most of his childhood in Gautier. was also a two-time SEC Defensive to the 2005 national championship.
In 2016, Buckley returned to his Player of the Year. Ismail, better known as Rocket,
home state as an assistant coach at The senior team captain ranks was an electric receiver and kick
MSU. He recently finished his third sixth all-time at Ole Miss with 355 returner for the Fighting Irish and
season overseeing a very talented career tackles. He is tied for fifth the Heisman runner-up in 1990.
group of cornerbacks that didn’t allow with 33 career tackles for loss. Arkansas running back Darren
a touchdown in the regular season. Willis was the recipient of the 2006 McFadden, Oklahoma defensive
Buckley’s 2018 cornerbacks unit Conerly Trophy as the best college back Rickey Dixon, John Carroll
was part of arguably the most dom- football player in the state of Missis- linebacker London Fletcher, Tex-
inant defense in MSU history and sippi and the Ole Miss Chucky Mul- as A&M defensive lineman Jacob
in all of college football this season. lins Courage Award. The Bruceton, Green, North Carolina State re-
The Bulldogs led the country in Tennessee, native ended his colle- ceiver Torry Holt, Arizona State
scoring defense during the regular giate career as the Defensive MVP quarterback Jake Plummer, USC
season (12), and they finished the for the South Team in the 2007 Se- defensive back Troy Polamalu, Wis-
year allowing just 13.2 points per nior Bowl. consin offensive tackle Joe Thom- ACROSS
game. Willis matched his on-field suc- as, and Michigan State running 1 Nice guy
Willis is the 10th former Ole cess in the classroom, earning back Lorenzo White were the other 5 Annoying ones
Miss player or coach to be induct- Academic All-SEC honors and re- players selected. 10 Bread spreads
12 Abate
ed into the College Football Hall of ceiving the 2007 Wilma Rudolph Dennis Erickson, who coached
13 Restricted sec-
Fame. Student-Athlete Achievement Miami to two national champion- tion of a street
“No one has ever been more de- Award. A 2015 inductee into the Ole ships, and Joe Taylor, who won 15 Play division
serving of such an honor as Patrick Miss Sports Hall of Fame, he was 233 games at historically black col- 16 Help out
Willis,” said Ole Miss coach Matt selected to SI.com’s All-Decade leges, were selected for induction 17 Acapulco aunt
Luke, who served on the Rebel staff Team of the 2000s. as coaches. 18 Cisco Kid’s horse
during Willis’ collegiate career. “We The 11th overall selection of the The Goodyear Blimp was also 20 Doe’s mate
are so proud to see Patrick continue 2007 NFL draft, Willis won NFL named an honorary member of the 21 Use the gym
our rich Hall of Fame tradition. He Defensive Rookie of the Year during College Football Hall of Fame. 22 Reduced amount

MSU men
23 Rodeo rope
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28 Computer
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Peters, Aric Holman, Tyson from last season, which is swag. He has been very senior guard Hassani 31 Sprints 4 Gift from Santa 27 Con
32 Soak up 5 Begged 29 Italian cheese
Carter, and Nick Weather- one of the biggest individ- good for us throughout Gravett is averaging 10.8. 34 Money machine 6 Snaky swimmer 30 Juice choice
spoon gained from the 25- ual improvements on the this non-conference.” MSU (12-1) beat BYU 35 Small bill 7 Park art 33 Dog show
win season in 2017-18 has team. The Bulldogs also As much improvement 103-81 on Saturday, Dec. 36 Ruin
been a key to the Bulldogs’ have 16 more assists and as MSU has made, How- 29, in Starkville for its 8 Surcoats category
37 Rooftop spinner 9 Makes orations 35 “Dear me!”
fast start this season. 24 fewer turnovers and land said his team’s de- ninth-straight victory. 40 Caesar’s lan-
“They’ve grown and are shooting 38.2 percent fense needs to get better. 11 Justice Antonin 38 Pie dish
MSU is one of four SEC guage 14 Pride member’s 39 Singer Damone
improved from that point from 3-point range, com- The Bulldogs are 13th teams that won’t play in 41 Burn a bit
a year ago with all of the pared to 31.6 percent last in the SEC in field goal pride
the sixth-annual SEC/Big 42 Shorthand pro 19 Pool need
experience they gained season. percentage defense (42.8 43 Like some dorms
12 Challenge, which will 20 Voting groups
and all of the work they The improved shoot- percent). Alabama is last
be Saturday, Jan. 26. As a 24 Fencing swords
put in in the offseason,” ing percentage doesn’t at 44.1 percent, but the DOWN
result, MSU has had a lon- 25 Fishes with a net
Howland said. “They have mean MSU is relying Crimson Tide upset the 1 Spoil 26 Beat in a hot dog
had a good non-confer- more on 3-pointers. The No. 13 Kentucky Wild- ger layoff between games. 2 Draw out
Still, Howland feels the contest
ence to this point. I think Bulldogs have attempted cats 77-75 on Saturday. 3 Sweet drink
we’re a little more talent- only 29 more 3-pointers Alabama held Kentucky Bulldogs “got a lot done”
ed with the additions of compared to last season. to 43.1 percent shooting since their last game. He
Reggie Perry and Robert Improved efficiency from from the field to earn the said the team is “reason-
Woodard. I think that Peters (45.2 percent field victory in Tuscaloosa, Al- ably healthy” and that it
has definitely helped us, goal percentage this sea- abama. has had good practices
too, because they are two son vs. 29.5 last season) Howland said MSU will and plenty of rest. He said
very fine freshmen who has a lot to do with the face a tough test against a the Bulldogs also have
are getting better every Bulldogs’ highest national South Carolina team that gotten back into a routine
day and really making a ranking since they were is coming off a 71-69 vic- of working in the weight
difference in terms of our ranked No. 11 on Jan. 11, tory against Florida on room to stay in shape.
depth and our talent.” 2005, in The Associated Saturday in Gainesville, n NOTE: MSU is one
MSU has five players Press Top 25. It also is Florida. Chris Silva’s of four SEC teams in the
in double figures, led MSU’s best ranking since dunk with 2.5 seconds national rankings. Ten-
by Quinndary Weather- it was No. 14 in the USA left gave the Gamecocks
nessee (No. 3 AP, No. 3
spoon, who is averaging Today/Coaches Top 25 on (6-7, 1-0), who trailed by
USA Today), Auburn (No.
17.2 points per game. Dec. 26, 2011. as many as 14 points in
Peters is next at 13.2 “He is playing better the second half, the victo- 11, No. 10), and Kentucky
ppg., followed by Hol- in a lot of ways,” How- ry. Silva had all 18 of his (No. 18 in both) also are
man (12.5), Carter (10.5), land said of Peters. “He is points in the second half. ranked. … MSU will play
and Nick Weatherspoon stronger. He is a better de- MSU also will have to host to Ole Miss at noon
(10.1). A year ago, MSU fensive player. I think he’s contend with freshman Saturday (WCBI) in its
had four players in double matured a lot physically guard A.J. Lawson, who SEC home opener.
figures. just from experience. … is leading the Gamecocks Follow Dispatch sports
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Saints Cowboys
Continued from Page 3B Continued from Page 3B
Payton said. “Our league match are Foles and Spro- calmness obviously when Jared Goff and running title and another first- it. That’s all I think about
is game to game.” les, neither of whom played you watch him play that back Todd Gurley, early in round bye as the No. 2 it anyway.”
Particularly in the do- in the previous meeting. we all see.” the 2017 season. seed while improving by In some ways, the
or-die postseason, when Saints players and Added Klein, “You In his first year, coach two wins, although they Cowboys and Rams think
the pressure is turned up. coaches left little doubt could see that he’s poised Sean McVay led LA to lost twice in December of each other as friendly
Klein stressed that the about their respect and and he has great control the NFC West title in the following an 11-1 start. neighbors. Dallas has gone
Eagles’ 4-0 record in their admiration for Foles. His of the offense and great franchise’s first winning The Cowboys, seeded to Oxnard for training camp
past four playoff games composure is a big reason control of that team. ... He season in 14 years, includ- fourth in the NFC, were every year since 2010, and
cannot be overlooked. why. handles pressure well.” ing a 35-30 victory at the inches away from going to Jones played a pivotal role
“They’ve been in this “There’s a confidence New Orleans also is Cowboys after falling be- top-seeded New Orleans in getting league approval
situation before and they level he has in operating wary of Sproles’ ability hind 24-13. instead. Cody Parkey’s po- of LA owner Stan Kroen-
know how to win, so obvi- in rhythm, spreading the to produce as a runner, a “That’s a long time tential winning field goal ke’s move from St. Louis
ously we’re not expecting ball around,” Payton said. receiver out of the back- ago,” Cowboys coach Ja- for Chicago hit the left up- three years ago.
them to be the same team “He does a great job of field and a punt returner. son Garrett said. “Teams right and crossbar, sending The Rams’ new sta-
because they’re not,” beating pressure with the The Saints know from ex- change year by year. Philadelphia to face Drew dium doesn’t open until
Klein said. “They’re play- throw.” perience. Sproles’ 2,696 Teams grow within the Brees and company. 2020, so the first playoff
ing really good football In the Eagles’ 16-15 all-purpose yards with year. Obviously we’ll “I was asked a bunch meeting between these
right now and we’ll just be victory on Sunday in New Orleans in 2011 re- go back throughout the about who would you rath- teams since 1986 will be
prepared to obviously get Chicago, Payton noted, mains a single-season whole year as the week er play, this in the dome in the same place as that
their best shot and obvi- “you saw him a handful of NFL record. goes on and continue to or over here in LA,” de- 20-0 LA victory: Los An-
ously we’re going to give times with a free rusher Now Sproles is 35 and evaluate them. They’re a fensive lineman Tyrone geles Memorial Colise-
them ours.” coming in his face make plans to retire after this very impressive team in Crawford said. “I never um. The Cowboys held
Two of the biggest differ- some throws outside the season, but Payton hardly all three phases.” cared. Really it’s just go- training camp in South-
ences the Saints will have numbers that were real sounded inclined to un- The Rams (13-3) ing to be me, man on a ern California back then
to contend with in the re- impressive. ... There’s a derestimate him. cruised to the division football field getting after as well.

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DILBERT
Dear Abby
D
EAR ABBY: it? — BI-CON- Does that constitute another
I am a FUSED IN NEW long-term obligation? — BUY-
19-year-old JERSEY ING THEIR LOVE IN ATLANTA
college student DEAR BI-CON- DEAR BUYING: The ap-
(female) who FUSED: The logi- propriate age to turn off the
needs advice cal way to come automated gift spigot would be
regarding some- to terms with the when the “child” stops show-
thing I’m trying revelation would ing appreciation for the gifts
to figure out. An be to follow it or reaches adulthood. You
ex-boyfriend I’m and see where are not obligated to give your
good friends with it leads. I would nephews gifts for their children
recently intro- only caution you unless you are attending their
ZITS duced me to his
new girlfriend,
to make sure
the person is
baby showers or birthday
celebrations.
and I took a available and the
more-than-friend- interest is mutual Dear Abby is written by
ly liking to her at when you do. Abigail Van Buren, also known
first meeting.
Dear Abby DEAR ABBY: as Jeanne Phillips, and was
My feelings What is an ap- founded by her mother, Pauline
about her confused me at propriate age to stop sending Phillips. Contact Dear Abby
first. Then I began thinking money or gifts to nieces, neph- at www.DearAbby.com or P.O.
about my past and realized ews and grandchildren? I have Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA
I’m attracted to both men and two nephews, and one of them 90069.
women. I always thought I was turns 22 next month. I have Abby shares more than
simply curious, but now I’m been sending gifts or money 100 of her favorite recipes in
sure it’s more than that. for birthdays and Christmas two booklets: “Abby’s Favorite
My family and friends are ever since they were born, and Recipes” and “More Favor-
GARFIELD liberal and open-minded. I
know they’ll love me no matter
I worry that they expect me
to keep doing this until I pass
ite Recipes by Dear Abby.”
Send your name and mailing
what, but I’m confused about away. address, plus check or money
how I feel. While I have dated It is not that I can’t afford order for $16 (U.S. funds) to:
only men so far, I’d be more to send these gifts, but as Dear Abby, Cookbooklet Set,
than willing to call a woman a adults they shouldn’t expect P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris,
partner as well. How do I come me to continue sending them IL 61054-0447. (Shipping and
to terms with this personal rev- money. I dread when my handling are included in the
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CANDORVILLE Horoscopes
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Jan. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). you and in good working order
8). It’s a passionate year. You’ll At your core you are a wise, when you need them.
discover places to invest your powerful, beautiful being. You LEO (July 23-Aug. 22).
effort that will pay you back in don’t always believe it. There You’re ready to examine an un-
a multitude of ways before they are some layers of protection realized past goal to determine
pay you back in the way you had and baggage to shed, and once why it didn’t happen, whether
in mind. Let your commitment you do, your spirit will be abler it’s still something you want,
end only when you achieve what to move, stretch and dance. and how you might do things
you set out to do. In relation- GEMINI (May 21-June 21). differently going forward.
ships, you’ll set the bar higher While it’s been convenient for VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22).
and quality people will deliver you to conform, echoing the A real friend brings out the best
the goods. Libra and Sagittarius preferences, interests and atti- in you, is undaunted by your
adore you. Your lucky numbers tudes of those close to you, it’s weakness and unthreatened by
are: 9, 44, 28, 11 and 4. not quite what you really want. your greatness and generally
BABY BLUES ARIES (March 21-April 19). You’re free to honor your true seems to amplify your strengths
Maybe it seems backward, but nature whenever you’re ready. just by being near.
more practice and preparation CANCER (June 22-July 22). LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23).
won’t lead to a better perfor- Practical matters require atten- Remember the time you got
mance today. Doing well has to tion, especially having to do with what you wanted and somehow
do with mindset and attitude the maintenance of what you it didn’t make you happy? Join
more than anything else. Com- own. Take care of your posses- the club. When it comes to
mit, believe, trust yourself. sions so they will be there for seeking happiness, humans are
not the best judges of what will
do the trick, but we can always
try again.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov.
21). You know that challenges
call out the best in you, as do
irritations, annoyances, incon-
BEETLE BAILEY veniences and other obstacles.
But can you just have one day
when it’s all easy, smooth and
harmonious? Yes, you can! And
this is it.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec.
21). The term “mansplaining”
describes the giving of unnec-
essary explanations out of an
incorrect assumption of the
other person’s ignorance. This
sort of explanation is not limited
to men, and it can be avoided
with awareness.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan.
MALLARD FILLMORE 19). There are three C’s that
will be the guiding lights of
your day – clarity, courage and
confidence. You see things how
they are; you’re willing to deal
head-on with reality; and you
trust yourself to handle what
comes next.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb.
18). You’re really feeling full
today, like you don’t need too
much out of life to feel good and
positive, and what you do need
you can provide for yourself.
This stable and empowered
FAMILY CIRCUS attitude you carry is a magnet
for love.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March
20). A problem is a circum-
stance that impedes you from
completing a task or from get-
ting to a destination or state of
being. What a problem is not is
an idea about a circumstance.
Distinguish between real and
imagined problems.

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CLASSIFIEDS
County Of Lowndes 30, 2010, PARCEL NO. this Court within a reas- Two 2009 iMac com- HOUSE WITH APART-
63W090000701, PPIN onable time afterward. puters available. Good MENT NEAR MUW.
NOTICE OF SALE LI- 20797, IN THE NW ¼ working condition. 323 13th St. N. 3 Blks
QUIDATION OF SW ¼ OF SECTION Issued under my hand Would be good for ba- from MUW. L/r, d/r,
18, TOWNSHIP 18 and seal of said Court, sic web browsing or b/r, kitchen, large f/r
WHEREAS, the follow- SOUTH, RANGE 17 this 26th day of Decem- word processing. 2Ghz; w/ fireplace, 2BR/3BA.
Phone: 662.328.2424 ing tenants entered in-
to leases with The
WEST, LOWNDES
COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI
ber 2018. 2 GB RAM; 250 GB HD.
Computer and built-in
Laundry room, outside
classifieds@cdispatch.com Grove Mini Warehouses LISA YOUNGER NEESE, monitor only; mouse
fenced patio, screened
side porch & work room
You have been made a CHANCERY CLERK
cdispatch.com/classifieds for storage space in
which to store personal Defendant in the suit LOWNDES COUNTY,
and keyboard not in-
cluded. $50 each.
WITH ATTACHED APART-
MENT B/r, d/r, kitchen
P.O. Box 511 • 516 Main Street property and WHEREAS, filed in this Court by
Edgewood, LLC,
MISSISSIPPI Call 662-574-1561 & bathroom. NO HUD.
default has been made Ref. req. Dep. req.
Columbus, MS 39701 in the payment for rent Plaintiff, seeking the BY: Tina Fisher, D.C. Household Goods 4620 Pets allowed w/ extra
and The Grove Mini Court to confirm the tax dep. $1075/mo.

DEADLINES
Warehouses pursuant title of property in PUBLISH: 1/8, 1/15, & RUSSELL WRIGHT Pink 662-386-7506.
to said leases is author- Lowndes County, Mis- 1/22/2019 Dinnerware, 55 pieces,
ized to sell the person- sissippi (the plates, cups bowls etc, Houses For Rent: South 7140
(Deadlines subject to change.) al property to satisfy the “Property”). Defend-
Building & Remodeling 1120 call for quantities.
past due rent and other ants other than you in $150. 662-328-8012. 3BR/2BA, 2300 sqft,
For Placing/Canceling charges owed to it by this action are Charles
SUGGS CONSTRUCTION very nice w/ 2 car gar-
Classified Line Ads: the following tenants: B. Pattman; Linda C.
Pattman; Business Loan Building, remodeling, Lawn & Garden 4630 age, lg back yard. Pets
need approval. 1612
Sunday .................. Thursday 3:00 p.m. Sandreike Mitchell Center, LLC; State of metal roofing, painting
& all home repairs.
RED OAK & White Oak 9th St. S. $1,050 per
Monday.................... Friday 12:00 p.m. A-5 Mississippi; Lowndes Firewood For Sale. Pull mo + dep. 662-574-
County, Mississippi; 662-242-3471 behind leaf rake for
$146.70 7879 or 662-328-8655.
Tuesday.................Monday 12:00 p.m. District Attorney for $150. 662-242-7455.
Wednesday ........... Tuesday 12:00 p.m. Apryl Sherrod Lowndes County, Mis- Tom Hatcher, LLC Houses For Rent: Starkville
A-16 sissippi; and, City of Custom Construction, Sporting Goods 4720 7170
Thursday ........ Wednesday 12:00 p.m. $196.70 Columbus, Mississippi. Restoration, Remodel-
ED SANDERS Gunsmith
Friday .................. Thursday 12:00 p.m. ing, Repair, Insurance 2BR/1BA house w/ 2
claims. 662-364-1769. Open for season! 9-5,
Find
Angel Jones You are required to mail acres in county. 3 miles
LEGAL NOTICES must be A-18 or hand deliver a writ- Licensed & Bonded Tues-Fri & 9-12, Sat. from Strk, 5 miles from
ten response to the Over 50 years experi-
submitted 3 business days prior to $96.70 MSU South Entrance,

What
Complaint filed against ence! Repairs, cleaning, W/D, carport. SMALL
first publication date Miguel Scott you in this action to An- General Services 1360 refinishing, scopes
- A-26 drew Hammond, Attor- mounted & zeroed,
dogs ok w/ deposit.
FREE TRAINING for Great for grad student
• Please read your ad on the first day of ney for Plaintiff, whose handmade knives.
You’re
$196.70 or professor. Non-
address is Young Wells JOB SEEKING WOMEN; Located: Hwy 45 Alt,
publication. We accept responsibility Williams P.A., Post Of- COMPUTER TRAINING, North of West Point,
smoking. $700/mo.
Sabrina Bostick/ Utilities not included.
only for the first incorrect insertion. Harrison fice Box 6005, Ridge- RESUME WRITING, & IN- turn right on Yokahama

Looking
TERVIEW SKILLS; 662-617-5601.
• The Publisher assumes no financial A27 land, Mississippi 39158 Blvd, 8mi & turn left on
$246.70 or 141 Township Aven- Tues & Thurs Evening Darracott Rd, will see
responsibility for errors nor for classes start February sign, 2.5mi ahead shop
Mobile Homes for Rent 7250
ue, Suite 300, Ridge-

For
omission of copy. Liability shall not Bernice Spencer land, Mississippi 5th. Enroll now at Chris- on left. 662-494-6218. RENT A fully equipped
exceed the cost of that portion of space A-51 39157. tian Women's Job camper w/utilities &
  Corps. Min H.S. Dip- Business Opportunity 6050
occupied by such error. $82.20 cable from $145/wk -

In
YOUR RESPONSE MUST loma or Equivalent re- $535/month. Colum-
• All questions regarding classified ads Thomas Bailey BE MAILED OR DE- quired. Call 662-722- HISTORIC DOWNTOWN bus & County School
currently running should be directed to B-35 LIVERED NOT LATER 3016 or 662-597-1030 Columbus: 411 Main locations. 662-242-
the Classified Department. $246.70 THAN THIRTY (30) DAYS St. Office, Retail, Res- 7653 or 601-940-1397.
AFTER THE 8TH DAY OF taurant Space available.
• All ads are subject to the approval of Samuel Wilson JANUARY, 2019, WHICH RETAINER WALL, drive- Call 423-333-1124. Houses For Sale: Southside
this paper. The Commercial Dispatch C-2 IS THE DATE OF THE way, foundation, con-
8300
reserves the right to reject, revise, $236.70 FIRST PUBLICATION OF crete, masonry restora-
tion, remodeling, base-
WANTED BUSINESS
PARTNER.
CLASSIFIEDS
classify or cancel any advertising at any THIS SUMMONS. IF
Cheryl Ferguson YOUR RESPONSE IS ment foundation, re- Columbus-Local Only. www.cdispatch.com 2BR/1BA Gas stove &
heat. Move-in ready. 1
time. C13 NOT SO MAILED OR DE- pairs, small dump truck 17 Years in China Mfg.
BR Apt. attached that
LIVERED, A JUDGE- hauling (5-6 yd) load & 30 years lighting/signs
$96.70 Apts For Rent: Other 7080 needs work. $21,000.
Advertisements must be NOW, THEREFORE, no-
MENT BY DEFAULT WILL
BE ENTERED AGAINST
demolition/lot cleaning. LED lighting/LED Signs
Burr Masonry Solar & Wind Products.
JANUARY AVAILABILITY
417 17th St. S.
Call 662-327-8712.
paid for in advance. YOU FOR THE MONEY 662-242-0259. My Skills: Tech Support,
tice is hereby given that Sales & Marketing. (NOW ACCEPTING
The Grove Mini Ware- OR OTHER RELIEF DE- APPLICATIONS) Investment Property 8550
MANDED IN THE COM- What are your skills?
houses liquidation sale
You may cancel at any time during will take place at 510 PLAINT. WORK WANTED: 850-557-8555
Downtown Area- GRAVEL FOR SALE on
Licensed & Bonded-car-
regular business hours and receive a Lehmberg Road, Colum- pentry, painting, & de- Apts For Rent: Northside 7010 2BR/1BA, CH&A, hard- private property. Approx
bus, MS 39702 on You must also file the
refund for days not published. January 26, 2019 at original of your Re- molition. Landscaping, wood, appliances, no 6 acres. Will sell or
lease property located
gutters cleaned, bush FOX RUN COMPANY LLC pets, spacious, walk to
REGULAR RATES 9:00 A.M. sponse with the Clerk of
this Court within a reas- hogging, clean-up work, 1 & 2 BR near hospital. MUW. NO HUD. in NE Noxubee County.
601-405-3717.
pressure washing, mov- $595-645/mo. Military Agent Owned.
4 Lines/6 Days ........................ $19.20 PUBLISH: 1/8, 1/15 & onable time afterward.
ing help & furniture discount offered, pet $675.00/$675.00.
4 Lines/12 Days...................... $31.20 1/22/2019 repair. 662-242-3608 area, pet friendly, and Lots & Acreage 8600
Issued under my hand
4 Lines/26 Days...................... $46.80 PUBLIC NOTICE and seal of said Court,
furnished corporate Convenience-
2.28 +/- Acre Lot.
apartments available. 2BR/1BA, almost fin-
Rate applies to commercial operations this 26th day of Decem- Lawn Care / Landscaping ished make-over. CH/A, 149 Tanyia Lane. Off of
ON SITE SECURITY.
and merchandise over $1,000. The Board of Commis- ber 2018. 1470 ON SITE MAINTENANCE. new flooring, paint, ap- Lake Lowndes Road.
sioners of the Missis- Has asphalt drive &
SUPER SAVER RATES sippi Regional Housing LISA YOUNGER NEESE, JESSE & BEVERLY'S
ON SITE MANAGEMENT.
24-HOUR CAMERA
pliances & more. No
pets, no HUD. parking, 1200 ft. shop
6 Days ...................................... $12.00 Authority IV will conduct CHANCERY CLERK LAWN SERVICE. Mow- SURVEILLANCE. Agent Owned. w/ living area, septic
the annual public hear- LOWNDES COUNTY, tank & water meter. No
12 Days.................................... $18.00 ing to discuss the 2019 MISSISSIPPI
ing, cleanup, landscap- Benji @ 662-386-4446 $450.00/$450.00.
trailers. $45,000. Call
ing, sodding, & tree cut- Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm.
Over 6 lines is $1 per additional line. Capital Fund submis- ting. 356-6525. West Point- 662-574-0345.
Sat/Sun by appt only.
sion, Five Year Plan and BY: Tina Fisher, D.C
Six lines or less, consecutive days. Rate applies to the Annual Plan for fisc-
Large 1BR/1BA, gas UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY!
private party ads of non-commercial nature for Painting & Papering 1620 Apts For Rent: West 7050 space heat, window air. A Stable growth invest-
al year beginning July 1, PUBLISH: 1/8, 1/15, & Water furnished. No
merchandise under $1,000. Must include price in ment. FSBO: 72 Acres

VIP
2019 and invite public 1/22/2019 pets or HUD.
SULLIVAN'S PAINT in Webster Co., near
ad. 1 ITEM PER AD. No pets, firewood, etc. comment. The hearing
SERVICE Agent Owned. Mantee. Mature pines
will be conducted at the IN THE CHANCERY
GARAGE SALE RATES
Rentals
COURT OF LOWNDES Certified in lead $375.00/$375.00 with (75yr), hardwoods
headquarters of the approved application.
COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI removal. Offering spe- (50yr), 10ac hay field,
4 Lines/1 Day ........................... $9.20 Mississippi Regional
cial prices on interior & 2ac pond, w/county
4 Lines/3 Days ........................$18.00
Housing Authority IV,
2845 South Frontage LONG LAND INVEST- exterior painting, pres- Apartments Long & Long, Realtors
662-328-0770
road frontage/utilities,
& Houses
Road, Columbus, Mis- MENTS, INC. PLAINTIFF sure washing & sheet superb potential home
Price includes 2 FREE Garage Sale signs. Rain sissippi on March 6, rock repairs. site & recognized
1 Bedrooms
COLEMAN
Guarantee: If it rains the day of your sale, we will 2019 at 3:30 P.M. The VS. Free Estimates school. 45 minutes to
re-run you ad the next week FREE! Call 435-6528 MSU. 334-277-9744.
You must call to request free re-run.
Capital Fund submis-
sion, the proposed CHARLES B. PATTMAN; 2 Bedroooms RENTALS LOWNDES COUNTY 45
plans and policies, the LINDA C. PATTMAN; Stump Removal 1790 3 Bedrooms TOWNHOUSES & APARTMENTS acres on Sobley & Dav-
FREE SERVICES required attachments BUSINESS LOAN CEN-
is Rd. Excellent hunting.
and documents related TER, LLC; STATE OF
Furnished & 1 BEDROOM
Bargain Column Ad must fit in 4 lines (ap- MISSISSIPPI; LOWNDES 1 mile west of Hwy. 69.
proximately 20 characters per line) and will run
to the Capital Fund sub-
mission and the plans, COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI; Unfurnished 2 BEDROOMS Small creek runs thru
property. $1375 per
for 3 days. For items $100 or less ONLY. More and all information rel- DISTRICT ATTORNEY 3 BEDROOMS
than one item may be in same ad, but prices may
not total over $100, no relists. evant to the public hear- FOR LOWNDES 1, 2, & 3 Baths acre. 205-799-9846 or
205-695-2248.
Free Pets Up to 4 lines, runs for 6 days. ing to be conducted is COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI;
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These ads are taken by e-mail or in person at our the Mississippi Region- FIRMS AND CORPORA-
GET 'ER DONE! 10% down, as low as
TIONS HAVING OR
office. Ads will not be take by telephone. al Housing Authority IV,
CLAIMING ANY LEGAL We can grind all your CREDIT CHECK $299/mo. Eaton Land.
2845 South Frontage stumps. Hard to reach 662-361-7711
Road, Columbus, Mis- OR EQUITABLE IN-
0 Legals 4390 Computer Equipment places, blown over
4420 Farm Equipment & sissippi during normal TEREST IN AND TO THE
FOLLOWING DE- roots, hillsides, back-
Apts For Rent: Caledonia 7060
662-329-2323
1000 Service Supplies
business hours. Resid-
SCRIBED LAND SOLD yards, pastures. Free 3BR/1BA Duplex. No
1030 Air Conditioning & Heating ents, the Resident Ad- estimates. You find it,
4450 Firewood visory Board, and other FOR TAXES ON AUGUST Smoking. No Pets. 1 yr.
1060 Appliance Repair 30, 2010, PARCEL NO. we'll grind it! lease. $550/month + 2411 HWY 45 N
4460 Flea Markets interested parties are 662-361-8379 deposit. 662-356-4958 Let your
1070 Asphalt & Paving 4480 Furniture invited to attend the 63W090000701, PPIN COLUMBUS, MS
20797, IN THE NW 1/4 or 662-574-0227. fingers do the
1090 Automotive Services 4510 Garage Sales hearing. All public com-
1120 Building & Remodeling ments will be given due OF SW 1/4 OF SEC- Tree Services 1860
4540 General Merchandise consideration before TION 18, TOWNSHIP 18 Apts For Rent: Starkville 7070 walking.
1150 Carpeting/Flooring Commercial Property For
4570 Household Goods formal adoption and fi- SOUTH, RANGE 17 A&T Tree Service
SMALL APT, walking dis-
Find your
1180 Childcare 4630 Lawn & Garden nal submission to the WEST, LOWNDES Bucket truck & stump Rent 7100
1210 Chimney Cleaning U.S. Department of COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI; removal. Free est. tance to MSU. Partially dream job in
4660 Merchandise Rentals furnished incl W/D w/ 117 DR. Martin Luther
1240 Contractors 4690 Musical Instruments Housing and Urban De- AND DOES 1-75, IN- Serving Columbus
ch/a. $500/mo + dep. King Jr. Dr. West in
the classifieds!
1250 Computer Services velopment for approval. CLUSIVE DEFENDANTS since 1987. Senior
4700 Satellites citizen disc. Call Alvin @ Call 662-722-0020, Starkville. 4,000 sq. ft
1270 Electrical 4720 Sporting Goods CAUSE NO. 2018-0690 242-0324/241-4447 leave msg or text. building. Call 662-323-
Brian D. Power
1300 Excavating 4750 Stereos & TV’s Executive Director "We'll go out on a limb 5119.
1320 Fitness Training SUMMONS for you!" Apts For Rent: Other 7080
4780 Wanted To Buy
1330 Furniture Repair & PUBLISH: 1BR/1BA Apts for rent. Mobile Homes for Sale 8650
Refinishing 5000 Pets & Livestock 1/8/2019 THE STATE OF MISSIS-
General Help Wanted 3200 College Manor Apts, dir-
COMMERCIAL PROPER-
5100 Free Pets 1/15/2019 SIPPI TIES/Retail/Office NEW 2017, 16x80 MH
1360 General Services ectly across from MUW. Spaces starting @
1380 Housecleaning 5150 Pets PART TIME OFFICE Completely renovated, @ The Grove, Colum-
The following vehiclesTO: THE UNKNOWN DE- $285/mo. Downtown & bus. 3BR/2BA, never
1390 Insulation 5200 Horses/Cattle/Livestock have been abandoned FENDANTS, ALL OTHER ADMIN/SECRETARY incl granite countertops, East Columbus loca-
needed for SS appls & W/D. 12 mo lived in, can be moved.
1400 Insurance 5250 Pet Boarding/Grooming at E & E Transmission,PERSONS, FIRMS AND tions. 662-435-4188. New Hope Sch. Dist.
5300 Supplies/Accessories 7502 Hwy. 45 N., CORPORATIONS HAV- small church. lease, dep req, $650/
1410 Interior Decorators mo. 662-425-3817. $29k. 662-769-2565.
1440 Jewelry/Watch Repair 5350 Veterinarians Columbus, MS 39705. ING OR CLAIMING ANY
LEGAL OR EQUITABLE Monday & Wednesday,
1470 Lawn Care/Landscaping 5400 Wanted To Buy 16 hours per week. 2BR/1BA located in OFFICE SPACE: 2,000 Autos For Sale 9150
2005 CHEVY INTEREST IN AND TO Historic Downtown square feet. 294
1500 Locksmiths 6000 Financial TRAILBLAZER THE FOLLOWING DE- Chubby Dr. Flexible leas- 1965 MUSTANG, Red,
Tech and social media Columbus. 2,000 sqft.
1530 Machinery Repair 6050 Business Opportunity VIN# SCRIBED LAND, SOLD Hardwood floors ing terms. Available Automatic, 6cyl, A/C &
1GNDT13S952126288 FOR TAXES ON AUGUST skills required.
1560 Mobile Home Services 6100 Business Opportunity throughout. Open floor. now. 662-328-8254 power steering.
1590 Moving & Storage 30, 2010, PARCEL NO. Very nice. Incl W&D. $16,000.
Wanted IF THESE VEHICLES ARE 63W090000788, PPIN For more info, call
1620 Painting & Papering 662-574-1972 $1200/mo. Call 662-386-2367.
6120 Check Cashing NOT CLAIMED THEY 30777, IN THE NW ¼ 662-328-8655.
1650 Pest Control OF SW ¼ OF SECTION HISTORIC DOWNTOWN SUPER CHARGED 2004
6150 Insurance WILL BE PUT UP FOR MARATHON EQUIPMENT Columbus Office, Retail, Monte Carlo SS. Dale
1680 Plumbing SALE ON THE 31ST DAY 18, TOWNSHIP 18
6200 Loans
SOUTH, RANGE 17 Hiring MAINTENANCE DOWNTOWN: 2BR/1BA, Restaurant Space avail- Jr. Signature Edition.
1710 Printing 6250 Mortgages OF JANUARY, 2019 at TECHNICIANS Immedi- CH&A, 1 story, W/D, able. Call 662-328-
1740 Roofing & Guttering 10:00 A.M. AT E & E WEST, LOWNDES
ately! Starting pay is historic district, 1 block 8655 or 662-574-7879. $3500. 662-570-2601.
6300 Stocks & Bonds TRANSMISSION, 7502 COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI from downtown, $625/
1770 Saws & Lawn Mowers 6350 Business for Sale $17.62/hour and you Campers & RVs 9300
HWY. 45 N., COLUM- can earn up to mo. + $625 dep. NO
1780 Sitting with Elderly/Sick BUS, MS. You have been made a Houses For Rent: Northside
1790 Stump Removal 7000 Rentals Defendant in the suit $19.93/hour within a PETS. 662-574-8789. TOMBIGBEE RV Park,
7050 Apartments filed in this Court by year! Full benefits avail- Peaceful & Quiet area. 7110 located on Wilkins Wise
1800 Swimming Pools Publish: 1/8, 1/15 & able on your first day of
7100 Commercial Property 1/22/2019 Long Land Investments, FIRST FULL MONTH Rd & Waverly Rd. Full
1830 Tax Service employment. 2 AVAILABLE: 2BR/1BA Hookups available.
1860 Tree Service 7150 Houses Inc., Plaintiff, seeking RENT FREE! 1 & 2 Bed-
Apply online at: near CAFB. $450/mo + $300/mo. 662-328-
IN THE CHANCERY the Court to confirm the
1890 Upholstery 7180 Hunting Land COURT OF LOWNDES tax title of property in https://www.dover room Apts/Townhomes. $350 dep. 662-889- 8655 or 662-574-7879.
esg.com/careers/ Stove & refrigerator. 1122.
1910 Welding 7190 Land for Rent/Lease COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI Lowndes County, Mis-
7200 Mobile Homes High school diploma or $335-$600 Monthly. Trailers & Heavy Equipment
sissippi (the Credit check & deposit.
2000 Announcements 7250 Mobile Home Spaces EDGEWOOD, LLC “Property”). Defend-
GED required. EEO.
Coleman Realty, 9450
2050 Card of Thanks Marathon Equipment 2BR HOUSE. Stove, ref.,
7300 Office Spaces PLAINTIFF ants other than you in 662-329-2323.
Co Rd 9 w/d hookup, window 1999 MACK Dump
2100 Fraternal & Lodge 7350 Resort Rentals this action are Charles
Vernon, AL 35592
2150 Good Things To Eat VS. B. Pattman; Linda C. 1, 2, 3 BEDROOM apart- a/c, heat electric. Truck & 30,000lb Trail-
7400 River Property Pattman; Business Loan ments & townhouses. $485/mo. Lease- boss Tag-A-Long Trailer,
2200 In Memorial 7450 Rooms Call for more info. dep.+credit check. Cole- both good condition.
CHARLES B. PATTMAN; Center, LLC; State of QUALITY CONTROL
2250 Instruction & School 7500 Storage & Garages LINDA C. PATTMAN; Mississippi; Lowndes 662-328-8254. man Realty. 329-2323. Can be seen at 5356
2300 Lost & Found MANAGER NEEDED.
7520 Vacation Rentals BUSINESS LOAN CEN- County, Mississippi; Immediate opening at Hwy 182 E, Columbus.
2350 Personals 7550 Wanted to Rent TER, LLC; STATE OF District Attorney for Columbus Air Force Apts For Rent: Other 7080 Call 662-328-6203 or
2400 Special Notices MISSISSIPPI; LOWNDES Lowndes County, Mis- Base. Construction 662-574-6202.
7600 Waterfront Property COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI; sissippi; and, City of
2600 Travel/Entertainment
8000 Real Estate DISTRICT ATTORNEY Columbus, Mississippi.
experience required.
Email resume to: Five Questions:
3000 Employment 8050 Commercial Property FOR LOWNDES josh@gsiconstruct.com
3050 Clerical & Office COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI; You are required to mail eric@gsiconstruct.com
8100 Farms & Timberland
1 Celebration
3100 Data Processing/ Computer CITY OF COLUMBUS, or hand deliver a writ-
8150 Houses - Northside MISSISSIPPI; AND ALL ten response to the
3150 Domestic Help 8200 Houses - East OTHER PERSONS, Complaint filed against Medical / Dental 3300
3170 Engineering 8250 Houses - New Hope FIRMS AND CORPORA- you in this action to An-
FULL TIME RN and PART
2 Naomi
3200 General Help Wanted 8300 Houses - South TIONS HAVING OR drew Hammond, Attor-
3250 Management Positions CLAIMING ANY LEGAL ney for Plaintiff, whose TIME RECEPTIONIST/
8350 Houses - West SCHEDULER needed for
Campbell,
3300 Medical/Dental OR EQUITABLE IN- address is Young Wells
8450 Houses - Caledonia TEREST IN AND TO THE Williams P.A., Post Of- busy medical office. Ap-
3350 Opportunity Information 8500 Houses - Other plicants must have ex-
Cindy Craw-
FOLLOWING DE- fice Box 6005, Ridge-
3400 Part-Time 8520 Hunting Land SCRIBED LAND SOLD land, Mississippi 39158 cellent computer skills
3450 Positions Wanted and be able to work in a
ford, Linda
8550 Investment Property FOR TAXES ON AUGUST or 141 Township Aven-
3500 Professional 30, 2010, PARCEL NO. ue, Suite 300, Ridge- fast paced environment.
8600 Lots & Acreage Applicants must also
Evangelis-
3550 Restaurant/Hotel 63W090000788, PPIN land, Mississippi
8650 Mobile Homes 30777, IN THE NW 1/4 39157. available to work some
3600 Sales/Marketing 8700 Mobile Home Spaces late evenings. For seri-
ta, Tatjana
OF SW 1/4 OF SEC-
3650Trades 8750 Resort Property TION 18, TOWNSHIP 18 YOUR RESPONSE MUST ous inquiries, please
3700Truck Driving SOUTH, RANGE 17 BE MAILED OR DE- send resume to
4000 Merchandise
8800 River Property
8850 Wanted to Buy
WEST, LOWNDES LIVERED NOT LATER Blind Box 660 c/o
Commercial Dispatch
Patitz, Christy
COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI; THAN THIRTY (30) DAYS
4030 Air Conditioners 8900 Waterfront Property AND DOES 1-75, IN- AFTER THE 8TH DAY OF PO Box 511
Columbus, MS 39703.
Turlington
4060 Antiques 9000 Transportation CLUSIVE DEFENDANTS JANUARY, 2019, WHICH
4090 Appliances IS THE DATE OF THE
9050 Auto Accessories/Parts SUMMONS FIRST PUBLICATION OF
4120 Auctions
4150 Baby Articles
9100 Auto Rentals & Leasing THIS SUMMONS. IF
Coin & Jewelry 4360
3 Bill Clinton
9150 Autos for Sale THE STATE OF MISSIS- YOUR RESPONSE IS OLE MISS 14k gold
4180 Bargain Column 9200 Aviation SIPPI NOT SO MAILED OR DE- Ronaldo Bracelet. Brand
4210 Bicycles LIVERED, A JUDGE-
4 The Daily
9250 Boats & Marine new. Never worn. $175.
4240 Building Materials TO: THE UNKNOWN DE- MENT BY DEFAULT WILL Call 662-549-9192.
9300 Camper/R.V.’s FENDANTS, ALL OTHER BE ENTERED AGAINST
4250 Burial Plots
4270 Business Furniture &
9350 Golf Carts
9400 Motorcycles/ATVs
PERSONS, FIRMS AND
CORPORATIONS HAV-
YOU FOR THE MONEY
OR OTHER RELIEF DE- Farm Equipment & Supplies Prophet
Equipment 9450 Trailers/Heavy Equipment ING OR CLAIMING ANY MANDED IN THE COM- 4420
4300 Camera Equipment LEGAL OR EQUITABLE PLAINT.
5 Monarch
9500 Trucks, Vans & Buses
4330 Clothing INTEREST IN AND TO HAY FOR SALE. Some
9550 Wanted to Buy THE FOLLOWING DE- You must also file the stored in barn and out.
butterfly
4360 Coins & Jewelry
SCRIBED LAND, SOLD original of your Re- 662-386-9122.
FOR TAXES ON AUGUST sponse with the Clerk of