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Sledders young and old gather on the hill behind E.M. Rollins Elementary to enjoy a few runs in the cold, falling snow and sleet as a winter storm moves across the area Saturday morning. To view or purchase photos, visit us on the Web at www.hendersondispatch.com. Share your snow photos on our online photo gallery.

‘People are doing what we asked them to do — staying home’ By DISPATCH STAFF

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Emma Hogge closes her eyes as she begins her run on the hill behind E.M. Rollins Elementary Saturday morning.

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Deaths Henderson Thomas J. Garner Jr., 53 Barbara C. Goodrich, 77 Alice Young, 90 Warrenton Louise B. Valentine

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Snowfall totals did not reach the 12-inch mark, only two water main breaks were reported, and, surprisingly, only about 5 vehicle accidents occurred as the storm passed through the area. “People are doing what we asked them to do — staying home,” Brian Short, Vance County Emergency Operations Director, said Saturday night. “No bad accidents, no fatalities related to the storm.” While the early snowfall forecast called for a foot of the white stuff, far less fell throughout Vance County, according to figures provied by the Vance County Emergency Operations Center. Snowfall totals varied, with the highest accumulation in the northern part of the county, an EOC report said. Both Henderson and Kittrell received about 4 inches. The

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Chip Newman sweeps snow off his wife’s car before heading out from his Oxford Road home Saturday morning as a winter storm dumps snow and sleet across the area. Townsville area counted 6 to 8 inches, while the Cokesbury and Epsom communities each received about 6 inches. The water main breaks were repaired by Saturday night, Short said. A break in an 8-inch main affected residents in the Oxford Road area and another, smaller break occurred on Crozier Street. A spokesman at the 911 center counted only about 5 traffic accidents in the city and county

since the beginning of the storm. However, the EOC cautioned that snow and ice on road surfaces would glaze over Saturday night and be dangerous today. Into early this morning, wind gusts could reach 15 and 20 mph. Henderson city manager Ray Griffin said Saturday night that crews had been out all day clearing streets and would be back Please see STORM, page 3A

N.C. state of emergency declared RALEIGH (AP) — The Carolinas are preparing for what could be a treacherous night if water on roads and bridges turns icy. North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue declared a state of emergency as some mountain areas got more than a foot of snow throughout the day Saturday. Perdue says more than a dozen emergency shelters have opened across the state, and power companies reported more than 44,000 outages statewide. Most of North Carolina is under a winter storm warning until midnight. Officials across the Carolinas urged people to stay home unless travel was absolutely necessary as crews applied brine and salt mixtures to roads in both states.

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A driver works to free his car from the snow with help from the Skyland Fire Department on Long Shoals Road in Asheville. Interstate 26 and intersecting roads were at a stand still Friday night because of heavy snow.


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HENDERSON POLICE DEPARTMENT Arrests • Shamika Cannady, 22, of 449 Chavasse Ave. was arrested Jan. 25. Felony maintaining a dwelling for controlled substance. Secured bond was set at $15,000. Court date Feb. 15. • Rashad Gray, 28, of 847 Water St. was served Jan. 29 with an order for arrest. Misdemeanor failure to appear on charges of driving while license revoked and noise ordinance violation. Secured bond was set at $600. Court date Feb. 18. • Darrius Cordale Hawkins, 19, of 1422 Deer Crossing Court was served Jan. 28 with an order for arrest. Misdemeanor failure to appear, 4 counts. Secured bond was set at $1,500. Court date Feb. 22. • James Thomas Moss, 18, of 1514 Southerland Mill Road was arrested Jan. 28. Misdemeanor shoplifting/concealment of goods. No bond. Court date Feb. 22. • Dustyn M. Jackson, 17, of 1514 Southerland Mill Road was arrested Jan. 28. Misdemeanor shoplifting/concealment of goods. No bond. Court date Feb. 22. • Marcus Carlwayne Burt, 18, of 1016 Lehman St. was arrested Jan. 28. Misdemeanor assault by pointing a gun, 2 counts. Misdemeanor communicating threats, 2 counts. Misdemeanor simple assault. Secured bond was set at $1,000. Court date Feb. 18. • Jodieleigh Brooks, 28, of 115 Eagle Nest Lane, Kittrell, was served Jan. 28 with a citation. Misdemeanor larceny. Court date Feb. 25. • Calvin Wilson, 51, of 835 Water St. was arrested Jan. 28. Misdemeanor shoplifting. Misdemeanor trespassing. Unsecured bond was set at $1,000. Court date Feb. 23.

• Quincy Hester, 29, of 600 Adam St. was served Jan. 27 with an order for arrest. Failure to appear on a charge of probation violation. Misdemeanor injury to personal property. Secured bond was set at $2,244. Court date Feb. 25. • Sergio Lamars Henderson, 24, of 600 East Ave. was arrested Jan. 26. Misdemeanor simple possession of marijuana. Misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. Secured bond was set at $1,000. Court date Feb. 15. • Samuel Vernon Fuller, 39, of 170 E. Parker St. was arrested Jan. 26. Felony possession of a stolen motor vehicle. Felony altering serial number. Misdemeanor fictitious tags. Secured bond was set at $8,000. Court date Feb. 23.

Larceny • Princeton Miles, 23, of 808 S. Carolina Ave. reported Jan. 28 the theft from the residence of the following items and their values: XBox game system, $300; CD player, $100; car amplifier, $100; and various movies and games, no values listed. • Rodney Goswick, 36, of 2025 Oakland Ave. reported Jan. 28 the theft of the following items and their values: garden tiller, $850; Stihl backpack blower, $550; pull-behind yard plugger, $450; Husqvarna string trimmer, $350; and Husqvarna lawn edger, $350. • Shirley Williams reported Jan. 27 the theft from the residence of the following items and their values: blue and red bike, $200; Orion VCR, $80; color TV, $100; 2 lamps, $250; bag of clothes, $250; shoes, $125; go kart motor, $200; and set of tires, $250.

Teen held in parking lot shooting death of 80-year-old churchgoer YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Police have arrested a man in the death of an 80-year-old Ohio woman who was shot in the head in her church parking lot after Mass. Youngstown police Lt. Kevin Mercer says 18-year-old Jamar Houser was arrested Friday night on warrants charging him with aggravated murder and aggravated robbery.

Houser is being held Saturday without bond in the Mahoning County Justice Center. The jail doesn’t list an attorney for him. Angeline Fimognari was killed Jan. 23 in the parking lot of St. Dominic’s Parish in Youngstown. She was found slumped over in the driver’s side of her car with her purse missing.

VANCE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Arrests • James Douglas Allen, 62, of 252 Facet Road was arrested Jan. 28. Misdemeanor first degree trespassing. Unsecured bond was set at $500. Court date Feb. 22. • Khadija Monque Hendricks, 25, of 962 Patton Circle was served Jan. 28 with an order for arrest. Failure to appear. Secured bond was set at $500. Court date Feb. 11. • Obryant Williams, 34, of Brookwood Lane Lot 2 was arrested Jan. 28. Misdemeanor cruelty to animals. Unsecured bond was set at $1,000. Court date Feb. 22. • Jonathan Robert Currin, 23, of 394 Swain Drive was arrested Jan. 28. Misdemeanor failure to appear. Misdemeanor larceny. Secured bond was set at $1,500. Court date Feb. 22. In another report, subject was arrested Jan. 28. Felony breaking and entering. Felony larceny. Felony possession of stolen property. Secured bond was set at $10,000. Court date Feb. 22. • Will Bumgarner, 17, of 5933 Raleigh Road was served Jan. 28 with an order for arrest, Misdemeanor failure to appear on charges of failing to wear a seat belt and license not in possession. Secured bond was set at $500. Court date March 18. • Rashad Oneil Gray, 28, of 847 Water St. was served Jan. 29 with an order for arrest. Misdemeanor failure to appear on a noise ordinance violation. Secured bond was set at $100. Court date Feb. 8. • Jeffrey Christopher Pruitt, 28, of no fixed address, was arrested Jan. 28. Felony attempted common law robbery. Secured bond was set at $25,000. Court date Feb. 8. • Christopher Allen Waake, 43, of no fixed address, was arrested Jan. 28. Felony breaking and entering. Felony larceny. Felony possession of stolen goods. Secured bond was set at $50,000. Court date Feb. 8. • Antonio Hammond, 30, of 142 S. Shank St. was arrested Jan. 28. Felony first degree rape. Felony first degree burglary. Secured bond was set at $100,000. Court date March 22. Contact our CLASSIFIED DEPT. about placing Happy Ads for that special someone

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OXFORD POLICE DEPARTMENT Arrests • Maurice Harris, 29, of 811 Goshen St., was booked Jan. 22. Misdemeanor larceny. Bond was set at $1,000. • Jermaine Thomas, 17, of 115 Sycamore St., was booked Jan. 22. Misdemeanor disorderly conduct. Misdemeanor property damage. Bond was set at $500. • Jenita Boddie, 20, of 117 Hillside Drive, was booked Jan. 23. Misdemeanor possession of an illegal drug. Bond was set at $300. • Vernon Waller, 26, of Palmer Court, no specific residence number listed, was booked Jan. 23. Misdemeanor possession of an illegal drug. Bond was set

at $600. • Adam Churchill, 22, of 2421 Fletchers Chapel Road, Durham, was booked Jan. 23. Misdemeanor intoxicated and disruptive in public. Bond was set at $1,000. • George Gardner, 58, of 131 Green St., on Jan. 23 was served two misdemeanor failure to appear warrants. Bond was pre-set at $800. • Hilman Cooper, 17, of 4639-B Hancock Road, was booked Jan. 24. Misdemeanor intoxicated and disruptive in public. Misdemeanor consumption of an alcoholic beverage while being less than 21 years of age. Bond was set at $1,000. • Antwan Harris, 26, of 4188 Lot BB, Family Trailer Park, was

booked Jan. 24. Misdemeanor possession of an illegal drug. Bond was set at $500. • Willie Tant, 44, of 511 Ward St., Lot 24, Creedmoor, was booked Jan. 24. Felony taking indecent liberties with a child. Bond was set $30,000. • Ebony Satterwhite, 26, of 221 Lanier St., on Jan. 25 was served a misdemeanor failure to appear warrant. Bond was preset at $800. • Shalette Dargan, 23, of 415 Henderson St., on Jan. 27 was served a misdemeanor failure to appear warrant. Bond was preset at $1,200. • Charlie Alston, 62, of 763 Gooch Road, Henderson, was booked Jan. 28. Misdemeanor larceny. Bond was set at $1,000.

GRANVILLE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Arrests • Darontay Monteaz Adams, 19, of 2621 Pope Currin Road, Creedmoor, was booked Jan. 21. Failure to appear. Bond was set at $800. • Keith Bagley, 31, of 4654 Fielding Knott Road, Oxford, was booked Jan. 22. Failure to appear. Bond was set at $3,500. • Roger Sherwood Gouge Jr., 53, of 2011 Evans Road, Franklinton, was booked Jan. 23. Two counts of misdemeanor communicating threats. Bond was set at $500. • Donna Taylor Stelly, 56, of 1563 Easy St., Stem, was booked Jan. 23. Simple physical assault. Bond was set at $500.

• Juan Manuel NunezCarreno, 31, of 3411 Raleigh Road, Henderson, was booked Jan. 25. Simple physical assault. Bond was set at $500. • Ira Thomas, 42, of 4639 Hancock Road, Oxford, was booked Jan. 25. Order for arrest. Bond was set at $1,500. • Frank Edward Elliott, 52, of 2628 Bodie Currin Road, Oxford, was booked Jan. 26. Intoxicated and disruptive in public. Bond was set at $1,000. • Marchesa Perry Hodges, 27, of 2629 W. Lyon Station Road, Creedmoor, was booked Jan. 26. Attempted obtaining property by false pretense. Resisting a public officer. Bond was set at $5,000.

• Cody James Cox, 23, of 9000 Grassy Creek Road, Oxford, was booked Jan. 26. Two counts of failure to appear. Bond was set at $1,300. • Reginald A. Jackson, 33, of 4162 Shock Overton Road, Butner, was booked Jan. 27. Court violations. Bond was set at $500. • Jose Augusto Ortega, 32, of 4162-F U.S. 15 South, Oxford, was booked Jan. 27. Domestic violence protective order violation. Bond was set at $300.

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Arms sales to Taiwan scuttle Chinese military exchanges By CARA ANNA Associated Press Writer

BEIJING (AP) — China suspended military exchange visits with the United States on Saturday in protest over $6.4 billion in planned U.S. arms sales to Taiwan and warned the U.S. ambassador that the sales would harm already strained ties. AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade The state-run Xinhua Indian students participate Saturday in a peace march in Mumbai, India, to commemorate the News Agency cited the 62nd anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s death, also celebrated as Martyr’s Day. Gandhi was Defense Ministry as saying shot dead by a Hindu hard-liner in 1948 in New Delhi. the suspension is due to the “bad impact” of the arms sales on the two countries’ military relations. China took a similar step in 2008 after the former Bush administration announced a multibillion-dollar arms sale to Taiwan. Details of arms sale were Gandhi lived in homes usual for some of the ashes DURBAN, South Africa posted Friday on a Penand farms across South to have been preserved (AP) — Six decades after Africa for two decades, be- tagon Web site. It would instead of scattered as his death Saturday, some include 60 UH-60M Black fore returning to India at intended. of Mohandas K. Gandhi’s Hawk helicopters, 114 the age of 46 to help fight South Africa’s state ashes were scattered off Patriot Advanced Capabilbroadcaster, SABC, report- for independence from the coast of South Africa, ity-3 missiles, mine-hunting Britain. ed the portion of Gandhi’s where he was confronted A large number of South ships and information ashes in South Africa was by racial discrimination technology. U.S. lawmakers Africans are descended brought here by a family during a 21-year sojourn have 30 days to comment on from indentured workers friend. SABC quoted Ganand developed some of his the proposed sale. Without dhi’s great grandson Kidar brought from India in the philosophies of peaceful objections, it would proceed. Ramgobin as saying Satur- 19th century to work on resistance. Taiwan is the most sensisugar plantations in the day’s ceremony included An early morning tive issue in U.S.-China the playing of the national Durban area. service in a harbor in the relations. China claims the In 2007, some of Gananthems of South Africa eastern city of Durban on self-governing island as dhi’s ashes were sent to a and India. the 62nd anniversary of its own, while the United Gandhi museum in Mum- States is Taiwan’s most Gandhi first came to Gandhi’s death included bai by an Indian business- important ally and largest South Africa to work as a the laying of flowers and man whose father, a friend arms supplier. lawyer in the Indian comcandles on the water’s of Gandhi, had saved munity. surface. Though Taiwan’s ties them. Those ashes were Soon after his arrival Gandhi, known as the with China have warmed scattered in the sea off in South Africa in 1893, Mahatma or “great soul,” considerably since Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou Mumbai in 2008. Gandhi, was thrown off was shot dead by a Hindu In 1997, ashes that had took office 20 months ago, a train for refusing to hard-liner in 1948 in New been found in a bank vault Beijing has threatened to leave the “whites only” Delhi. His ashes were invade if the island ever in northern India were compartment. As a result, divided, stored in steel immersed at the holy spot formalizes its de facto indeurns and sent across India he threw himself into the where India’s Ganges and pendence. fight for human rights in and beyond for memorial Both the U.S. and China Yamuna rivers met. South Africa. services. It was not unhave previously said they want to improve military ties, which have been frosty. 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Sunday, January 31, 2010

Working on the swing shift (EDITOR’S NOTE: This column was originally published May 12, 2002.) You don’t think of swingers as being the type of people who hold conventions. By “swingers,” I mean couples who swing with other couples. By “swing” I mean, “You know exactly what I mean.” But my point is that you (and by “you” I mean “I”) don’t think of swingers as being big convention-goers. You think of them as hanging out at private parties, or exclusive swinger nightclubs, or secluded motels. You don’t picture swingers walking around large hotels wearing name badges and attending seminars, like executives in the forklift industry. But it turns out that swingers do hold conventions. I know this because I went to one recently, at the Radisson Deauville hotel in Miami Beach. I was accompanied by my wife and a guy named Wally, who’s in the insurance business. This was not as kinky as it sounds. Wally had been the highest bidder in a charity auction for a lunch with me. He assumed we would be going to a normal restaurant where everybody would be wearing clothes. But when I suggested to him that we could use the lunch as an opportunity to investigate — for journalism purposes

— the swingers convention, he readily agreed, despite the very real risk that we might see people, including women, wearing skimpy or nonexistent outfits. That is the kind of sacrifice some guys are willing to make for charity. I also invited my wife, so I would not Dave be walkBarry ing into a swingers Tribune Media convention Services accompanied only by an insurance executive named Wally. When I invited her, I made a hilarious joke about how we might find a couple we’d want to swap with. NOTE TO HUSBANDS: Never attempt to make this type of joke with your wife. This type of joke should be attempted only by trained humor professionals. NOTE TO TRAINED HUMOR PROFESSIONALS: Even then, it turns out to be a bad idea. When Wally, my wife and I got to the swingers’ hotel, we picked up a copy of the illustrated convention guide, which I personally would have killed

for when I was in 9th grade. It listed the various seminars, including “Introduction to Tantra,” “The Myth of Monogamy,” “Meeting New Friends on the Internet,” “The Benefits and Mechanics of Long-Term Polyamory,” and “Basic Forklift Maintenance.” I am, of course, kidding about that last one, but I am not kidding when I say that this entire hotel had been taken over by swingers, hundreds of them. You could tell they were swingers because they were all wearing convention wristbands. In some cases, the wristband was the largest garment they were wearing. These were people of all ages and bodily types: Some had obviously spent a lot of time at the fitness club; whereas others appeared to have recently eaten a fitness club. We had lunch at a table looking out on the pool area. Our conversation consisted almost entirely of us taking turns saying, “Ohmigod look at THAT.” We tried to be cool about it, but it is not easy to look cool when you’re sticking a spoonful of soup in your ear because your head has just whirled sideways so your eyeballs could keep track of a passing thong. The thong appears to be a major weapon in the swinger’s fashion arsenal. This is not necessarily a good thing. Your taut-

bodied individual may be able to pull it off (Har!), but when you see a portly middle-aged man who has more body hair than a musk ox AND (I swear) a tattoo of Elvis on his right butt cheek stroll past wearing essentially a No. 8 rubber band, you begin to think that maybe it’s time Congress enacted strict Federal Thong Control. Attire aside, most of the swingers seemed to be regular people. In fact, according to a story about the convention in The Miami Herald, the two most-common professions for swingers are police officer and teacher. This stunned me, especially the teachers. I mean, remember when you were a kid, and you were shocked whenever you saw a teacher at, say, the supermarket, because you didn’t think of teachers as having any existence outside of school, or even necessarily as being food-eating life forms? Well, imagine if you encountered your trigonometry teacher wearing a garment that left absolutely nothing to the imagination regarding the cosine OR the hypotenuse. I think that, as parents, we should be concerned about the fact that this type of individual is being employed in our schools. Maybe we should notify the police. No, wait.

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Here’s a look back a few of the good news headlines: - The fifth annual Seventh Senatorial District Public Forum hosted by N.C. Sen. Doug Berger, N.C. Rep. Lucy Allen and N.C. Rep. Michael Wray brought the area to the attention of Commerce Secretary Keith Crisco and North Carolina Community College System President Dr. Scott Ralls. - The funds are adding up as the United Way of Vance County enters the homestretch of its campaign for 2010 funding. So far the campaign has raised $158,745.68, or 70.5 percent of its goal of $215,000.That places the campaign slightly ahead of last year, according to Nancy Gray, executive director of local United Way. - Earlier this month, the Henderson Police Department swore in two new police officers. Brandon Logue and Graham Woodlief were administered the oath of office by Executive Assistant Diana Pendergrass. They are both recent graduates of Vance-Granville Community College’s Basic Law Enforcement Training Program. - Vance-Granville Community College recently disposed of some of its used computer equipment in a way that benefits disabled individuals and the environment, by giving the equipment to Rocky Mount-based Tri-County Industries. TCI provides rehabilitation services and employment for people who are disabled or disadvantaged through work assessment, job training and job placement. - Ernest Johnson, a nationally known civil rights advocate and motivational speaker to young people, came to Pinkston Street Elementary School recently to bring a special message to students. Johnson led two 90-minute sessions with fifth-grade students using hip hop music to emphasize that students should be responsible, good citizens in school and in their personal lives.

Quotable “I have 44 years’ worth of memories in this house. I got married here. I met my husband here. My mother braided my hair there, where these walls used to stand. Even if it’s unsafe, I can’t imagine leaving. Even if the government helps, it will come too late. This is how it is in Haiti.” — Noel Marie Jose, whose family was reinforcing crumbling walls with tin and wood in Canape Vert. “The Leadership Council considers this mere futile and baseless rumors. The Leadership Council once again emphasizes continuation of Islamic jihad against all invaders as a mean to frustrate these conspiracies.” — The Taliban denying reports that their representatives met with a U.N. official to discuss prospects for peace in Afghanistan.

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Breeding contempt for the poor If he’d said it of Jews, he would still be apologizing. If he’d said it of blacks, he’d be on BET, begging absolution. If he’d said it of women, the National Organization for Women would have his carcass turning slowly on a spit over an open flame. But he said it of the poor, so he got away with it. “He” is South Carolina Lt. Gov. Andre Bauer, running for governor on the GOP ticket. Speaking of those who receive public assistance, he recently told an audience, “My grandmother was not a highly educated woman, but she told me as a small child to quit feeding stray animals. You know why? Because they breed. You’re facilitating the problem if you give an animal or a person ample food supply. They will reproduce, especially ones that don’t think too much further than that. And so what you’ve got to do is you’ve got to curtail that type of behavior. They don’t know any better.” You read that right. The would-be governor of one of the poorest states there is likens the poor to stray animals. And though it drew some newspaper notice, a riposte from “The Daily Show” and rebukes from Bauer’s opponents, it never quite rose to the level of national controversy, as it would’ve had Bauer compared, say, women or Jews to the dogs one feeds at one’s back door. The relative silence stands as eloquent testimony to the powerlessness and invisibility of the American poor. One is reminded how ear-

nestly shocked news media were at the poverty they saw five years ago when New Orleans drowned. “Why didn’t they get out?” observers kept asking — as if everyone has a car in the driveway and a wallet full of plastic. The poor fare little better on television. Leonard The EvanPitts ses of “Good Distributed by Times” and Cagle Cartoons the Conners from “Roseanne” aside, television has been heavily weighted toward fresh-scrubbed middleand upper-class families for 60 years. Politicians? They’ll elbow one another aside to pledge allegiance to the middle class; they are conspicuously less eager to align with those still trying to reach that level. Who, then, speaks for the poor? Who raises a voice when they are scapegoated and marginalized? Who cries out when they are abused by police and failed by schools? Who takes a stand when they are exploited by employers and turned away by hospitals? As near as I can tell, no one does. Unfortunately, poor people have never learned to think of and conduct themselves as a voting bloc; historically, they have proved too readily divisible, usually by race. As Martin Luther King once observed: “If it may be said of

the slavery era that the white man took the world and gave the Negro Jesus, then it may be said of the Reconstruction era that the Southern aristocracy took the world and gave the “poor” white man Jim Crow. And when his wrinkled stomach cried out for the food that his empty pockets could not provide, he ate Jim Crow, a psychological bird that told him that no matter how bad off he was, at least he was a white man, better than the black man.” It takes some helluva psychology to get two men stuck in the same leaking boat to fight one another. You’d think their priority would be to come together, if only long enough to bail water. But the moneyed interests in this country have somehow been able to con the poor into doing just that, fighting tooth and nail when they ought to be standing shoulder to shoulder. One hopes Andre Bauer’s words will provide a wakeup call — in South Carolina and elsewhere — for people who have been down too long and fooled too often, that it will encourage them to organize their votes, raise their voices, push their issues into the public discourse. In America, one is invisible and powerless only so long as one chooses to be. And the Bauers of this world need to know: sometimes stray animals bite. Leonard Pitts is a columnist for the Miami Herald, 1 Herald Plaza, Miami, Fla., 33132. Readers may contact him via e-mail at lpitts@miamiherald. com.

The Salvation Army of Henderson wishes to thank all individuals, churches, civic groups, schools, and government groups for a strong and successful response during the past Christmas season. Through your generous efforts some 607 food boxes were given, 1,062 children received toys, and 2,660 prisoners received gifts. This past Christmas many donors and volunteers contributed of their time, talents, treasures, manned kettles, donated food, filled Santa sacks, packed food boxes, picked up donations, and adopted children from Angel trees. With your help we were able to meet many of our fellow citizens real needs. The Salvation Army of Henderson serves area needs in Vance County, Franklin County, Granville County, Warren County, Halifax County, and Northampton County. While many individuals are helped during the Christmas Holidays, donations are used to meet emergency needs all year long. Again, thank you for your faithful support. Salvation Army Majors James and Nancy McCurdy Henderson

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Snowy weather may precede good fishing

GEORGETOWN 89, DUKE 77

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Duke’s Lance Thomas goes to the basket against Georgetown’s Jerrelle Benimon during the first half of Saturday’s game in Washington, D.C.

Hoyas hammer Blue Devils

While this fishing report probably won’t do you much good this weekend — what, with the 8-12 inches of snow across much of North Carolina — we can take it as a sign that the fishing will soon be picking up. As the earth tilts back on its axis providing more hours of sun to our part of the planet, we will continue to warm. The fish can tell Walt this is Bowen happenDispatch ing based Fishing Columnist on the hours of daylight, despite weekends (and the coming week) like this, where the temperatures are barely going to get above freezing. They will start to position on steep lake bottom breaks closer to shallow

water in preparation for the spawn which happens when the water starts into the 60-degree range. It is now at around 40 degrees. Despite having a mean cold and sore throat, I couldn’t stay off Kerr Lake last Saturday morning. In about four hours, Randy Owen and I caught at least 10 nice stripers (although none met the 26-inch minimum size limit) and probably 40 white perch. All these fish were in water between 20 and 28 feet deep and took their chances biting down on silver jigs and blade baits we were bouncing up and down about a foot off the bottom. Randy kept 20 or so white perch for a spring fish fry. We spoke to Tom Abbott and Ray Allen (who was on his boat “Plan Z”) and they were also catching fish at a steady pace. Where it had been difficult to catch even one fish the weekend Please see FISHING, page 3B

No. 7 G’Town shoots 71 percent in win over No. 8 Duke JOSEPH WHITE AP Sports Writer

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Georgetown’s Julian Vaughn dunks over Duke’s Kyle Singler during the second half Saturday.

WASHINGTON — Put the commander in chief on the front row, and Georgetown beats Duke with its best shooting game in 30 years. With President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden munching popcorn in some of the best seats in the house, the No. 7 Hoyas put on a couldn't-miss performance against No. 8 Duke, shooting 71.7 percent in Saturday's 89-77 win. "The crowd was pumped up, Obama was there, so it was exciting," Georgetown guard Chris Wright said. "I think we all came out with a little bit more energy than usual. We were all over the place, defensively and offensively." It couldn't have been a much bigger day for Georgetown: the president attending his first Hoyas game, the first

sellout of the season in the 20,000-seat Verizon Center, a crowd mostly sporting "We Are Georgetown" T-shirts in a school-sponsored "gray out," the 200th win for coach John Thompson III, the launch of an initiative for Darfur schools, and, of course, the much-detested empire from the Atlantic Coast Conference in the building. "It was good, everything about it — from who was there, to how we played against a terrific team, against a well-coached team, against a team that's one of the best teams in the country," said Thompson, who is 200-97 over six seasons with Georgetown and four at Princeton, "So the stars were aligned properly." Wright seemed pumped for it all, scoring 21 points on 8-for-9 shooting and making two defensive plays that Please see DEVILS, page 3B

Smith leads Pack past NC Central RALEIGH (AP) — What was supposed to be a nice break from the Atlantic Coast Conference grind turned into a tough game Saturday for North Carolina State. The Wolfpack found itself trailing by seven points early against roadweary N.C. Central, which in three previous games against ACC foes had lost by 47, 30 and 42 points. N.C. State went to its money player in the second half, shot 60 percent overall and forced the Eagles into a bevy of bad shots on the way to a 77-42 victory at a mostly empty RBC Center. “They came out with more energy than we did in the first half,” said Tracy Smith, who led the Wolfpack with 23 points on 9-of-11 shooting. “The second half, we played harder than they did.” Apparently, the Wolfpack didn’t think it needed to play hard against the Eagles, who had yet to beat a Division I team this season and were playing the last of five consecutive road games. “Maybe we took them for granted,” N.C. State’s Dennis Horner said.

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North Carolina State’s Farnold Degand steals the ball from North Carolina Central’s C.J. Wilkerson as Central’s Dami Sapara defends during the first half of Saturday’s game in Raleigh. The Wolfpack had little energy, in part because the building that seats 19,700 had just 2,217 fans, no band and no cheerleaders because of a winter storm. The Wolfpack (14-8) trailed 11-4

early and didn’t take the lead until 6:37 remained in the first half. The game remained close until N.C. State rattled off a 15-2 run to go Please see PACK, page 3B

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Serena Williams reacts to a point won against Justine Henin during the women’s singles final match at the Australian Open Saturday.

Serena tops Henin to win Aussie Open JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer

MELBOURNE, Australia — Serena Williams loves a good underdog story and understood that most of the crowd was behind Justine Henin. All that sentiment was put aside once she heard an insult from the stands, a crack that went right to the heart of all athletes. Williams surged to a 6-4, 3-6, 6-2 victory in the Australian Open final Saturday, closing this chapter on Henin's remarkable comeback from retirement. "I think everyone was for Justine tonight," Williams said. "But you know what really helped me out? This one guy was like, 'You can beat her Justine, she's not that good.' "I looked at that guy and I was like, you don't know me," Williams added, wagging her finger. "I think I won all the games after that because that's totally rude." Williams plopped on her back at Rod Laver Arena after capturing her fifth Australian Open title, breaking her sequence of victories in this major in

each odd-numbered year since 2003. It also gave her more Australian titles than any woman in the Open era and allowed her to match Billie Jean King's career total of 12 majors in singles. Henin, in her first Grand Slam and only second tournament since she quit suddenly in May 2008, had gone on a stunning run to win 20 of 22 points to even the final at one set apiece and take a lead in the third. With her right thigh and left knee heavily taped and hampered by a litany of aches and pains, Williams had her backers in the crowd, sister Venus among them. But the knocks gave her the most motivation. "That is a part of being me. Like hearing things like that that inspires me to work harder, do better," Williams said. "I feel like I have things to prove." Henin, unranked, fell one win short of emulating fellow Belgian Kim Clijsters' amazing Grand Slam comeback at the U.S. Open last September. Clijsters beat Williams in the Please see OPEN, page 3B


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Two-minute drill Sutter, Cullen lift Canes past Blackhawks Local Sports Tri-County Umpires Association to hold clinic The Tri-County Umpires Association will hold a baseball/softball clinic at the Thompson Building in Creedmoor beginning Wednesday, Feb. 3 at 6 p.m. All returning and new umpires must obtain registration with one of the following associations: NCHSAA, Babe Ruth, Dixie Youth or the ASA. For more information, contact Ronald Edwards, supervisor of officials, at (919) 575-4334, or Darnell Gladden, umpire in chief, at (252) 432-8122.

Tennis clinic to be held at the YMCA Northern Vance tennis coach Jeff Arthurs and Kerr-Vance tennis coach Dave Donaldson will be holding a tennis clinic at the Henderson YMCA on Saturday, Feb. 6 from 2 until 4 p.m. The clinic is for ages 8-14, and the cost is $20. YMCA members and non-members can participate. Those interested should sign up at the YMCA by Friday, Feb. 5.

Aycock Center to hold hoops camps A basketball camp for ages 5-7 will be held at the Aycock Recreation Center on Feb. 6, 13 and 27 from 2 until 4 p.m. Campers will learn the basic basketball skills and receive a reward at the end of camp. Registration is $10. Campers can sign up now, and money is not due until the first day of camp.

NFL Panthers promote Rodgers to special teams coach CHARLOTTE (AP) — Jeff Rodgers has been promoted to special teams coordinator of the Carolina Panthers, replacing the fired Danny Crossman. The move was announced on Saturday. Rodgers served as a special teams and strength and conditioning assistant in his first year on coach John Fox’s staff this past season. The 32-year-old Rodgers spent the 2008 season as special teams coach at Kansas State. The former North Texas linebacker also worked for the San Francisco 49ers from 2003-07. He’ll take over a unit that ranked near the bottom of several statistical categories, including punt and kickoff coverage.

Zorn named new Ravens QBs coach OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Former Washington Redskins head coach Jim Zorn has been hired by the Baltimore Ravens to be their quarterbacks coach. Zorn takes over for Hue Jackson, who left to become offensive coordinator of the Oakland Raiders. Zorn was fired earlier this month by the Redskins after two seasons as their head coach. Washington was 8-8 in his first year but slumped to 4-12 this season. He was a quarterbacks coach with the Detroit Lions and Seattle Seahawks before being hired by the Redskins.

Local Schedule Monday, Feb. 1 Wrestling n Southern Vance at J.F. Webb 6 p.m.

Sports on TV Sunday, Jan. 31 BOWLING 1 p.m. n ESPN2 — PBA, Dick Weber Open, at Fountain Valley, Calif. EXTREME SPORTS Noon n ESPN — Winter X Games, at Aspen, Colo. 7 p.m. n ESPN2 — Winter X Games, at Aspen, Colo. 1:30 a.m. n ESPN2 — Winter X Games, at Aspen, Colo. (delayed tape) GOLF 7:30 a.m. n TGC — Nationwide Tour, New Zealand PGA Championship, final round, at Christchurch, New Zealand (same-day tape) 9:30 a.m. n TGC — European PGA Tour, Qatar Masters, final round, at Doha, Qatar (same-day tape) 1 p.m. n TGC — PGA Tour, Farmers Insurance Open, final round, at La Jolla, Calif. 3 p.m. n CBS — PGA Tour, Farmers Insurance Open, final round, at La Jolla, Calif. MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 1 p.m. n CBS — Regional coverage, Florida at Tennessee or Minnesota at Ohio St. 3:30 p.m. n FSN — California at Arizona 5:30 p.m. n FSN — Maryland at Clemson 7:30 p.m. n FSN — Virginia at North Carolina NBA BASKETBALL 1 p.m.

n ABC — Denver at San Antonio 3:30 p.m. n ABC — L.A. Lakers at Boston

NFL FOOTBALL 7:20 p.m. n ESPN — Pro Bowl, at Miami NHL HOCKEY 12:30 p.m. n NBC — Detroit at Pittsburgh RODEO 8 p.m. n VERSUS — PBR, Tampa Invitational, at Tampa, Fla. (same-day tape) WOMEN’S COLLEGE B-BALL 1 p.m. n FSN — Oklahoma St. at Texas A&M 3 p.m. n ESPN2 — Purdue at Iowa 5 p.m. n ESPN2 — Baylor at Texas Monday, Feb. 1 MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. n ESPN — Connecticut at Louisville 9 p.m. n ESPN — Texas at Oklahoma St. NHL HOCKEY 7 p.m. n VERSUS — Buffalo at Pittsburgh SOCCER 2:55 p.m. n ESPN2 — Premier League, Sunderland vs. Stoke City, at Sunderland, England WOMEN’S COLLEGE B-BALL 7:30 p.m. n ESPN2 — Notre Dame at Rutgers

RALEIGH (AP) — Brandon Sutter and Matt Cullen scored in a 26-second span in the third period, and Cam Ward made 39 saves to help the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-2 on Saturday night. Only 6,896 fans attended the game after snow and ice blanketed the area. Sergei Samsonov and Jussi Jokinen also scored for the Hurricanes, who have won five of their last six. Ward has stopped 129 of 134 shots in his last four games. Marian Hossa and Andrew Ladd scored for Chicago, and Cristobal Huet made 20 saves. Ladd, who beat Ward with a wrist shot in the third period, helped Carolina win the Stanley Cup in 2006 before he was traded to Chicago for Tuomo Ruutu last season. Chicago was 5-3 on its season-high, eight-game trip. Ward repeatedly foiled one of the NHL’s most

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Carolina’s Brandon Sutter reacts after scoring against Chicago goalie Cristobal Huet as Chicago’s Niklas Hjalmarsson looks on during the third period of Saturday’s game in Raleigh. dangerous offenses to negate a 41-24 Chicago shot advantage. After Ladd tied it at 2, LaRose took a slap hot from the left boards that Sutter deflected past Huet with 10:52 remaining. On the next shift, Tom Kostopoulos rushed up the right side and centered the puck to Cullen, who tipped it past Huet’s blocker.

With Chicago perched near the top of the standings and Carolina trapped near the bottom, the game had the looks of a mismatch. But the Blackhawks’ exhausting trip — they beat San Jose on Thursday night — combined with the Hurricanes’ recent surge, made for an entertaining game. Near the end of a fast-

paced opening period, Samsonov scored on a rebound. After Andrew Alberts took a slap shot from close to the blue line, Kostopoulos tipped the puck to Samsonov in the crease. Samsonov had no trouble smacking the puck in the open net for his third goal in three games. Chicago asserted itself in the second, controlling the majority of the action. The Blackhawks tied it when Hossa took a pass from Patrick Sharp and cut to center of slot before backhanding the puck through Ward’s legs. The Hurricanes got a boost late when Jokinen one-timed a cross ice pass from Eric Staal past a sprawling Huet. Huet originally stopped the shot, but the puck dribbled over the goal line, giving the Hurricanes a goal that survived video review. Carolina is 11-1-3 when Jokinen scores. Alberts and Kostopoulos finished with two assists.

No. 22 Jackets get easy win over Kentucky St. GEORGE HENRY Associated Press Writer

ATLANTA — Kentucky State coach Clarence Moore doesn't believe Georgia Tech looks like a Final Four team — even if the Yellow Jackets spanked his own team by nearly 50. "I've seen a few games this season, and I don't see a leader out there," said Moore, a senior reserve when Georgia Tech advanced to the 2004 national title game. "To me, it looks like guys are trying to find themselves." Glen Rice Jr. scored 15 points, D'Andre Bell added 14 and No. 22 Georgia Tech breezed to a 98-50 victory Saturday over Kentucky State. The Yellow Jackets (16-5) have won four of five and improved to 11-1 at home, dipping out of the Atlantic Coast Conference to take on a Division II school from the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Six years ago in an NCAA tournament regional final at St. Louis, Moore had 14 points and five steals to help Georgia Tech beat Kansas in overtime and advance to the Final Four. Yellow Jackets coach Pul Hewitt may have his

Winning Tickets RALEIGH — These numbers were drawn Saturday afternoon by the North Carolina Lottery: Early Pick 3: 8-6-5 Late Pick 3: 6-1-4 Pick 4: 1-6-2-1 Cash 5: 28-1-30-27-21 DES MOINES, Iowa — These numbers were drawn Saturday by Powerball: Numbers: 6-26-35-47-48 Powerball: 21 Powerplay: x3 RICHMOND, Va. — These numbers were drawn Saturday afternoon by the Virginia Lottery: Pick 3: 6-6-5 Pick 4: 3-6-4-4 Cash 5: 12-22-26-31-32 These numbers were drawn Saturday night: Pick 3: 9-2-8 Pick 4: 6-4-7-2 Cash 5: 6-11-14-17-32 Win for Life: 13-19-2427-32-42 Free ball: 16

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Georgia Tech’s Maurice Miller goes to the basket against Kentucky State’s Tony Johnson during the second half of Saturday’s game. most talented team since then, but it starts only one senior in Bell. Derrick Favors and Mfon Udofia are freshmen, Iman Shumpert is a sophomore and Gani Lawal a junior. Moore thinks the team needs to find a coach on the floor.

"You have to have a vocal leader and someone who is willing to get on guys and know that he's going to catch it at some point as well," Moore said. "I would love to say that I was that guy and maybe some people would have said it."

Kentucky State hung with Georgia Tech until Troy Johnson cut the lead to 17-15 with a 3-pointer. The Yellow Jackets responded with a 48-14 charge that ended on Shumpert's dunk with 18:12 remaining. Hewitt, who pulled his starters a few minutes later, agreed with Moore's assessment. "Absolutely, that 2004 team collectively understood," Hewitt said. "You had Jarrett (Jack), who understood what it meant to play every possession like it was an important possession. This team doesn't understand that yet, and it's something we've talked about." Jarrod Gay had 16 points to lead the Thorobreds (4-13), who hit just 28.3 percent from the field. Tony Johnson added eight for Kentucky State while shooting 2 for 11.

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Scrappy Noles beat Boston College BOSTON (AP) — Derwin Kitchen hit Florida State's only 3-pointer of the game in the closing minute and Solomon Alabi scored 16 points and had six rebounds, lifting the Seminoles to a scrappy 61-57 win over Boston College on Saturday. Michael Snaer, Chris Singleton and Ryan Reid each finished with 10 points for the Seminoles (16-5, 4-3 Atlantic Coast Conference). It was just Florida State's third win in its last six games after a seven-game winning streak. Rakim Sanders led the Eagles (12-10, 3-5) with 17 points. Joe Trapani had 15 and seven rebounds. Kitchen also hit two free throws to seal it with 7.8 seconds left. Florida State, which entered the game leading the ACC in field goal defense, held Boston College to 43.6 percent shooting — the 57th straight opponent below 50 percent. With the score tied at 54-54, Alabi came up with a loose ball in a scramble on the defensive end after BC's Courtney Dunn was trapped near the foul line. Kitchen then hit his 3-pointer on the other end, giving the Seminoles a 5754 lead with 43.9 seconds left. "I was just clear coming down the court," he said.

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Florida State’s Michael Snaer drives past Boston College’s Cortney Dunn in the second half of Saturday’s game. "It was either make it or miss it." The Seminoles finished just 1-for-13 from 3-point range. Following a turnover by the Eagles, Snaer hit two free throws with 30.5 seconds to go. "We needed it," Singleton said of Kitchen's shot. "We design plays so if they try to defend it, they can get open shots," said

Alabi, who had a pair of key baskets late in the game. The Eagles had pulled ahead 54-53 when Corey Raji was credited with a basket on Alabi's goaltending with 1:47 left, but Reid hit the front end of a 1-and-1 to tie with 1:17 to play. Alabi nailed consecutive short hook shots, giving Florida State a 52-50 lead

before Reggie Jackson tied it with a pair of free throws. The teams were tied three times early in the second half before BC pulled to a 48-44 edge on Tyler Roche's 3-pointer with just under seven minutes to play. FSU responded with the next two baskets, tying it at 48-all on Snaer's driving basket with 4:57 to go. "It was just the kind of game that was kind of dull offensively," Trapani said. "Whoever made the game-changing play was going to win the game. Kitchen hit that 3-pointer. That was kind of a backbreaker." BC led 27-22 at halftime. Neither team shot over 42 percent in the opening 20 minutes. The Eagles have the week off before hosting No. 8 Duke next Saturday. A cheer went up midway into the second half when Duke's 89-77 loss to No. 7 Georgetown was flashed on the scoreboard. It was a physical and, for many periods, sloppy first half. Midway into the opening 20 minutes, the teams combined for more turnovers (12) than field goals (11). "They have a big (front) line," Sanders said. "We had to be a little more physical to let our presence be felt."

FISHING, from page 1B before, a week of slightly warmer weather and longer days had the fish feeding, and even better days can be expected as we move through February and into March. The annual Kerr Lake catfish tournament dubbed the “Ice Bowl” had a turnout of 47 boats (25 from Virginia and 22 from North Carolina), with a total of 109 anglers hitting the water last Saturday morning out of Occoneechee Park in Clarksville, VA. Both the number of boats as well as the total number of

anglers were up from the 2009 event. Team Virginia not only beat the North Carolina team by 82.76 lbs. of total weight, but Virginia angler Michael Connor won the biggest fish challenge with a 48.16 lb. blue catfish. My grandson John turned a year old this week. Man how time flies. It won’t be long before I hand him his first pole and see him catch his first fish. Then, before you know it, he’ll be 16 (and I will be 66) and he’ll go through that spell where the smells of sporty cars and sweet

perfume will have a much better attraction to him than the smell of fish and fish bait. Come to think of it, that isn’t much of a competition is it? But I guess all smells have there own time and place. Next week’s article – Soup and snow cream report from the house. With over 8 inches of snow on the ground and sleet still falling, along with the forecast for more bad weather and temperatures barely above freezing through this coming week, I doubt there will be many people fishing, although

the fish are probably biting like crazy. I will have to pull out a warm weather fish tale. Tip of the week – Buy yourself some high quality treble hooks and swap out the stock hooks on your crank baits. This will provide a better chance of a hook up, especially when the fish are biting short. Some of today’s hooks (Gamakatsu and VMC for example) are so sharp they’ll hook a fish just for looking at them.

at Maryland and at home to North Carolina in the previous week and, for the first 13 minutes, seemed headed toward another defeat. This one, however, would have been far less palatable, given that N.C. Central entered the game 0-17 on the road and 4-18 overall. Smith’s layup with 8:47 remaining put the Wolfpack in front 53-34. Smith was 5 for 5 from the floor in the second half. “When we get the ball to him, good things happen,”

teammate Josh Davis said. Horner added 13 points and six rebounds for N.C. State, which made 18 of 23 shots after halftime and outrebounded the Eagles 36-24. “I thought we were patient, very patient,” N.C. State coach Sidney Lowe said. “Our interior passing was pretty good.” C.J. Wilkerson led NCCU with 16 points. The Eagles shot just 26.5 percent, including 16.7 percent (5 of 30) in the second half.

cut the lead to seven, but two more turnovers led to a 6-0 run and restored Georgetown’s 13-point lead. “When a team’s playing that well, sometimes they put you in a position where you hurry, or you scurry,” Krzyzewski said. “It’s not just their defense that does it, but the presence that that team has that day that forces you to make quick decisions.” The Blue Devils cut the deficit to seven again at 52-45, but Monroe stopped that momentum with a spin move in the paint and a big pump of the arm to celebrate. There were plenty of free throws the rest of the way in a game that had nearly as many fouls (52) as rebounds (54). The game provided a tough break for both schools from their demanding conference schedules. It was their fourth meeting in five

years, with the home team winning each time. “They’re really good, and I think we’re good,” Krzyzewski said. “But we weren’t good today.” The schools used the game to help publicize a new initiative to raise money for schools in refugee camps in the Darfur region of Sudan. NBA star Tracy McGrady, who has traveled to Darfur and helped start the campaign, also attended the game. But he was overshadowed by the really important guy seated near the student section, who was serenaded by chants of “Yes, we can!” as Georgetown closed out the victory. If the Hoyas had any nerves about playing before the president, they didn’t show it. “Extremely happy that the president was there,” Thompson said. “But we were more nervous about the guys sitting on the other bench.”

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PACK, from page 1B into the locker room with a 27-20 lead. “We knew it was a badweather day, not a lot of people coming out, and we said, We have to create our own energy,” Smith said. The Wolfpack shot 78.3 percent after halftime, a season-best for a half, to outscore the Eagles 50-22 after halftime. “I thought the deciding difference in the game was from the 3-minute mark on down in the first half,” N.C. Central coach LeV-

elle Moton said. “Things just didn’t go our way from that point on.” “We recovered at halftime, but we kind of wore down. They did a good job getting the ball to Tracy, pounding it down there, playing it through him, and we didn’t have an answer.” Smith scored 14 points in the first 12 minutes of the second half, and the Eagles missed 17 of their first 19 shots after halftime. The Wolfpack had lost

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Serena Williams holds the trophy after beating Justine Henin to win the Australian Open championship in Melbourne, Australia Saturday.

OPEN, from page 1B semifinals before taking the title at Flushing Meadows in only her third tournament back from two years in retirement. “It’s been a very emotional two weeks for me,” said Henin, a 27-year-old, seven-time Grand Slam singles winner. “I thought it would never happen again. It’s been almost perfect. Just the last step, I couldn’t make it.” Henin slipped to 8-6 in her head-to-heads with Williams. But this was the first time they’d met in the Grand Slam final. In the even-numbered years between Serena’s triumphs in Australia, Henin won the 2004 title, had to quit during the 2006 final against Amelie Mauresmo and lost in the 2008 quarterfinals to eventual champion Maria Sharapova. That was her last major. Serena has now won three majors in 12 months, including Wimbledon and the Australian in 2009. Her conversion rate in Grand Slam finals is 12 of 15, second only to Margaret Court. Serena teamed with Venus to successfully defend their Australian Open doubles title Friday, their 11th Grand Slam doubles championship, and planned some family celebrations Saturday night. Another set of American siblings won the men’s doubles. Twins Bob and Mike Bryan combined for their fourth Australian Open title, a 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-3 win over Daniel Nestor of Canada and Serbian Nenad Zimonjic. Roger Federer and Andy Murray were to play for the men’s championship Sunday night. Murray is hoping to end a 74-year drought for British men at the majors. Federer, who

has the record at 15 career majors, cracked that he thought the drought had lasted 150,000 years. Still the 22-year-old Scot has already achieved something no British man has done in the Open era just by reaching two Grand Slam finals. His first ended in a straightsets loss to Federer at the 2008 U.S. Open. Murray is more confident this time. “I just feel physically more mature, mentally more mature,” Murray said. “Just a lot more experience in these sort of situations now.” He’ll need every bit of that. Federer is playing in his 22nd Grand Slam final and has won three of the four he’s reached at Melbourne Park. Murray conceded that Federer is “probably the best tennis player ever.” But he wasn’t indestructible, as shown by Rafael Nadal’s five-set win in the last Australian Open final and Juan Martin del Potro’s victory at the U.S. Open last September. “If I play my best, I think I’ve got a good chance against anyone,” Murray said. Williams said she’d tried matching Federer’s numbers in the majors, but it became too hard because the target keeps moving. She was happy to join King in sixth place on the career list of women’s major champions, and doubts she’ll get to Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova, who have 18 majors each. King was at the stadium Saturday to take part in a ceremony honoring the 40-year anniversary of Margaret Court’s season Grand Slam in 1970. “Billie, we are tied,” Williams said. “So I’ve reached my goal.”

DEVILS, from page 1B helped ignite an 18-3 run that gave the Hoyas the lead for good in the first half. Greg Monroe also finished with 21 points, and Austin Freeman added 20 for Georgetown (16-4), which shot 77 percent in the first half. The 71.7 shooting percentage for the game tied the third highest mark in school history and was the best since the Hoyas shot 71.9 against St. John’s in 1980. Georgetown nearly had the best shooting game ever against Duke, just shy of a 73.3 percent game by UCLA in 1965. “We could never match their emotion,” Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said. “The place was electric. Their team was electric, and they played that way for 40 minutes.” Nolan Smith scored 19 points, Kyle Singler had 18 before fouling out with 2:10 to play, and Jon Scheyer added 17 for the Blue Devils (17-4), who

shot only 37 percent. Duke committed 15 turnovers — actually one fewer than Georgetown — but five of them came in a two-minute, first-half meltdown while the Hoyas were pulling ahead to stay. First, Wright blocked Smith from behind on an outside jump shot, then seconds later stole the ball from Smith under the basket. Then came turnovers by Miles Plumlee, Smith and two by Scheyer, including a charging call. Jerrelle Benimon and Hollis Thompson each got a steal during the run, a needed boost from the thin Georgetown bench. By the time the run was over, Duke had gone nearly four minutes without a field goal, and Georgetown was ahead 34-20. The lead was 46-33 at the half. The Blue Devils tried in vain to make a game of it in the second half. A pair of early 3-pointers

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President Barack Obama, seen on a large monitor, comments with CBS Sports broadcasters Clark Kellogg and Verne Lundquist during the Georgetown-Duke game at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. Saturday.


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Bears best Texas in overtime, 80-77

in school history. The Longhorns could have used Walton's nerves at the line. One of the worst free-throw shooting teams in the country, Texas went 19 of 31 against the Bears. One of those misses, by the Longhorns' best shooter, J'Covan Brown (94 percent), would have given Texas a three-point lead with 16 seconds left in regulation.

Given that opportunity to tie it with a basket, Baylor sent the game into overtime when Ekpe Udoh shot an airball on a 3-pointer but Texas left Anthony Jones all alone underneath to snag the ball and drop in an uncontested layup with 0.3 seconds left. Udoh, 0 for 11 from the field to that point, then made Baylor's first three baskets in overtime. He hit a soft hook over Dexter Pittman and converted an easy layup when he drove the lane through a group of Texas defenders. Brown cut the lead with a 3-pointer, then turned the ball over, leading to Udoh's dunk. Two free throws by Walton pushed the Baylor lead to 71-67. Udoh fouled out with 1:12 left and James got Texas to 75-73 with two free throws and a dunk after he stole the ball at midcourt from Carter.

already proven it can win big games. The Wildcats have beaten four ranked teams, including two in nonconference for the first time since 1958-59. The biggest was a 71-62 win over Texas two weeks ago, when the Wildcats muscled the Longhorns out of the No. 1 spot. The win over the Longhorns, one of the program’s biggest, had Bramlage Coliseum shaking from start to finish. Hard as it might be to imagine, the “Octagon of Doom” was filled with more (purple) juice for the Jayhawks. For one, it was KU. Of all the games on the schedule, Kansas is the one team everyone in the Little Apple loves to hate. The teams have been meeting since 1907, one of the longest-running rivalries in college basketball, and this game had the added drama of being the first since 1958 where both were ranked in the top 15. The fans had extra time to get lubed for the game, too; ESPN shot its college basketball show inside

Bramlage, where more than 8,100 purple patrons yelled and screamed for the cameras before noon. By the time the game rolled around, they were ready to burst like the balloons and beach balls that floated around the gym. It was the worth the wait. Shaking off some earlygame jitters, the Jayhawks and Wildcats settled into a rhythm, playing like you’d expect from two top 15 teams. It had all the typical ingredients of a rivalry game, too; the bumping and banging, emotional swings with seemingly every possession. Kansas had trouble holding onto the ball early but made up for it with superb shooting, opening 5 of 9 from the floor. Kansas State had five offensive rebounds in the first 4 1/2 minutes but couldn’t stop Aldrich and Morris, who combined for 17 points and 14 rebounds by halftime. Fitting for a taught game like this, one point separated the teams at the half, setting up the tense finish.

JIM VERTUNO AP Sports Writer

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Kentucky's DeMarcus Cousins looks for a teammate to pass to as he falls in front of Vanderbilt's Andre Walker during the second half of Saturday’s game.

AUSTIN, Texas — Freshman guard A.J. Walton, a 47 percent free-throw shooter, made three of four foul shots in the final 17 seconds of overtime and No. 24 Baylor beat No. 6 Texas 80-77 on Saturday. Baylor led 77-76 before Walton made the second of two free throws. Texas' Justin Mason made one of two before Walton got to the line again with 10 seconds left and calmly hit both. Texas had one last chance to tie it but Avery Bradley's 3-pointer bounced off the rim at the buzzer. Baylor (16-4, 3-3 Big 12) got its first regular-season win over Texas (18-3, 4-2) since 1998. Tweety Carter led the Bears with 27 points. Texas rallied from 14 points down early in the second half. Damion

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Texas guard Avery Bradley sits on the floor at the end of overtime of his team’s overtime loss to Baylor Saturday. James had 20 points and a career-high 19 rebounds for the Longhorns, but fouled out in the final minute of overtime. Walton finished with 14 points behind 6-of-7 shooting on free throws. The Bears also scored 27 points off 18 turnovers. Texas has lost three of four since reaching No. 1 in the nation for the first time

Top-ranked UK tops Vandy 85-72 Jayhawks beat rival Wildcats in OT WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer

LEXINGTON, Ky. — LeBron James turned out to be a better good-luck charm than the president for No. 1 Kentucky.With the NBA superstar — a good friend of coach John Calipari’s — watching from the front row, the Wildcats bounced back from an upset loss to South Carolina with an 85-72 victory over No. 21 Vanderbilt. Calipari secretly hoped James would get caught up in the snowstorm that blanketed the region early Saturday. It’s not that he didn’t want James at Rupp Arena, Calipari was simply fearful his team would get caught trying to impress one of the world’s most recognized athletes. “I ran into him in the hallway at halftime,” Calipari said. “I was worried he was coming. I thought it might be another distraction.” Calipari had good reason to be concerned. The Wildcats didn’t do so well on Tuesday after receiving a highly publicized phone call from president Barack Obama as a thank you for helping raise over $1 million in relief for earthquake ravaged Haiti. A few hours later Kentucky’s 19-game winning streak was snapped by the upstart Gamecocks. Calipari didn’t blame the loss on the phone call, but acknowledged it was simply part of a combustible mix that led the Wildcats to getting a little too full of themselves. There were no such problems against Vanderbilt. DeMarcus Cousins posted his 12th double-double — the most every by a Kentucky freshman — with 21 points and 10 rebounds to lead a balanced attack as the Wildcats (20-1, 5-1 Southeastern Conference) served notice

to the Commodores (16-4, 5-1) that they remain the team to beat in the SEC. “We’ve got a ways to go,” Calipari said. “We beat a good team. We’re getting balance.” And they’re getting consistent effort from Cousins, who shrugged when asked if he was nervous about playing in front of James. Having James in the stands is nothing new for the freshman big man, who said James was a regular at several summer camps Cousins attended during his high school days. “He was always around. I’m used to seeing him,” Cousins said. And James might get used to seeing Cousins in the NBA sooner rather than later if Cousins can continue his precocious play. Cousins almost singlehandedly gave Kentucky an early double-digit lead — he converted four threepoint plays in the game’s first eight minutes — and did his best to stay composed despite Vanderbilt’s best efforts to rattle him. “He is really quickly becoming a dominant inside player, maybe the best dominant inside player in our league,” said Vanderbilt coach Kevin Stallings. “We were trying to doubleteam him and we told our players what he would do when he was doubleteamed, and he did.” When the Commodores tried to throw two or more bodies at Cousins, he would spin toward the baseline for an easy basket or kick it outside to an open teammate for a jumper — the latest facet in his quickly developing game. And there were good looks aplenty for the Wildcats, who made 12 of 23 3-point attempts and dominated the boards, outrebounding Vanderbilt 41-22, leading to 20 second-chance points.

Rice beats ECU, 69-58 GREENVILLE (AP) — Tamir Jackson and Trey Stanton scored 18 points apiece, leading Rice to a 69-58 win over East Carolina on Saturday night. Arsalan Kazemi tallied a double-double for the Owls (7-13, 1-6 Conference USA), scoring 14 points and pulling down 14 rebounds. Lucas Kuipers chipped in with 10 points. Jontae Sherrod dropped in a layup to pull the Pirates within 20-16, but Stanton scored his second bucket in less than 30 sec-

onds for the Owls to start an 11-0 run. The Owls led the rest of the way, taking an 18-point advantage at halftime and hanging on despite being outscored 35-28 in the second. Darrius Morrow recorded a double-double to lead the Pirates (7-14, 1-6), scoring 20 points and grabbing 13 rebounds. The Owls, who now share last place with East Carolina in the C-USA, stopped a seven-game losing streak while the Pirates have lost six of their last seven.

JOHN MARSHALL AP Sports Writer

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Sherron Collins bounced back from a back injury to score on a hard drive with 9 seconds left in overtime, helping No. 2 Kansas pull out a gritty 81-79 win over No. 11 Kansas State on Saturday night. Kansas (20-1, 6-0 Big 12) dismantled Missouri on Monday and closed out the rivalry week sweep by winning an epic back-and-forth battle with Kansas State (17-4, 4-3). Collins hit the floor with 2:44 left in overtime and went to the bench holding his back, then returned just in time to score on a baseline drive and was fouled on the play. He missed the free throw, but Cole Aldrich grabbed the rebound and Brady Morningstar hit two free throws to close out the Jayhawks’ 26th win in their last 27 games in Manhattan. Aldrich had 18 points and 11 rebounds, and Marcus Morris added 13 points and 10 rebounds. Collins

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Kansas center Cole Aldrich shoots over Kansas State forward Luis Colon during the second half of Saturday’s game against Kansas State. finished with 16 points. Kansas State had a chance to win it in regulation, but Kansas’ Tyrel Reed stripped a streaking Dominique Sutton at the buzzer. Jacob Pullen had 22 points and Denis Clemente added 13 on 4 of 15 shooting for the Wildcats. Kansas State had

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Johnson scores 16 to lead No. 4 ‘Cuse past DePaul ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer

ROSEMONT, Ill. — The way Jim Boeheim saw it, Syracuse had no business winning this one. Wes Johnson scored 16 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, and No. 4 Syracuse rallied from 18 down to beat DePaul 59-57 Saturday afternoon for its eighth straight win. “Tonight, we played two great minutes,” Boeheim said. “Not usually enough to win.” The Orange scored 16 straight to cut their deficit to two late in the first half, then took the lead with a 16-2 run in the second, escaping with a win after DePaul’s Will Walker missed a 3-pointer in the closing seconds. Kris Joseph added 15 points for Syracuse (21-1, 8-1 Big East), including a 3-pointer that started the decisive rally. Rick Jackson scored 10. Walker poured in 21 for DePaul (8-13, 1-8), which has lost nine of 10 and three straight since a win over Marquette that stopped a 24-game conference regular-season losing streak. Trailing 52-43 with about seven minutes left, Joseph buried a 3-pointer to start the go-ahead run. Andy Rautins connected from

the outside after DePaul’s Michael Bizoukas threw the ball away, and the Orange kept coming after the Blue Demons’ Mike Stovall hit two free throws. Scoop Jardine buried another 3-pointer, and Johnson tied it at 54 with a one-handed fastbreak dunk over Stovall. Jardine gave the Orange their first lead with a layup that made it 56-54 with 3:37 left, and Joseph converted a layup and hit a free throw to make it 59-54.

No. 5 Michigan St. 79, Northwestern 70 EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Durrell Summers started each half with an alley-oop dunk and finished with a season-high 24 points and 10 rebounds, leading No. 5 Michigan State to a 79-70 win over Northwestern on Saturday night. The Spartans (19-3) are off to their first 9-0 start in Big Ten play. John Shurna made six 3-pointers and scored a career-high 31 points for the Wildcats (14-7, 3-6). Shurna had 20 points midway through the second half, while his teammates combined for just 19. No. 9 West Virginia 77, Louisville 74 MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Da’Sean

Butler scored a seasonhigh 27 points, including the go-ahead basket with 16 seconds left, as the Mountaineers overcame a 12-point second-half deficit. West Virginia (17-3, 6-2 Big East) snapped a fourgame losing streak to the Cardinals (13-8, 4-4), who managed only two baskets over the final seven minutes. Samardo Samuels and Reginald Delk scored 16 points apiece for Louisville.

No. 15 Temple 64, La Salle 52 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ramone Moore scored 14 points, Lavoy Allen had 12 points and 10 rebounds and the Owls held on before a crowd that included longtime coach John Chaney. Temple (18-4, 6-1 A-10) got key buckets down the stretch from their secondteamers during an 11-2 run that helped squash La Salle’s upset bid. Rodney Green led La Salle (11-10, 3-5) with 13 points. Marquette 70, No. 19 Connecticut 68 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Jimmy Butler’s driving shot with 2.4 seconds left gave the Golden Eagles their first road win

of the season. Butler finished with 21 points and Lazar Hayward had 20 for Marquette (138, 4-5 Big East). Jerome Dyson had 18 points for UConn (13-8, 3-5), which has lost two straight after beating then No. 1-Texas a week ago. The Huskies played their fourth straight without coach Jim Calhoun, who is on a doctor-ordered medical leave.

No. 25 Northern Iowa 55, Missouri State 54 SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Kerwin Dunham’s tip-in basket with 40 seconds left lifted Northern Iowa to a 55-54 win over Missouri State Saturday. Baskets by Adam Leonard and Will Creekmore gave Missouri State a 54-50 lead with 1:38 left before Northern Iowa’s comeback that started after Creekmore was called for an intentional foul. Ali Farokhmanesh made one of two three throws for Northern Iowa (19-2, 10-1 Missouri Valley) and Adam Koch, who finished with 10 points, scored to trim Missouri State’s lead to 54-53 with 1:18 left. After Dunham’s basket put the Panthers ahead, Creekmore and Leonard missed jumpers for the Bears before time expired.


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Ryuji Imada builds a 2-shot lead at Torrey Pines DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer

SAN DIEGO — Ryuji Imada, a runner-up at Torrey Pines two years ago, has a much better opportunity this time. He won’t be starting the final round 12 shots behind, or trying to catch up to Tiger Woods. Imada avoided the trouble that caught up with so many other contenders Saturday, making only one bogey and escaping with several key pars for a 2-under 70 that gave him a two-shot lead over Ben Crane and Michael Sim in the Farmers Insurance Open. Imada essentially won the B-Flight two years ago

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Ryuji Imada reacts as he makes a birdie putt on the 18th hole during the third round of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines Golf Course Saturday. when he closed with a 67 to finish eight shots behind Woods. No matter the score

or who’s in the field, he obviously has figured out something about the tough South

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Phil Mickelson hits from the bunker on the sixth hole where he made birdie during the third round of the Farmers Insurance Open Saturday.

Mickelson not taking ‘cheating’ accusation lightly DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer

SAN DIEGO — Phil Mickelson hinted at legal action Saturday for being accused of "cheating," saying that if the PGA Tour did not do something about him being "publicly slandered," then he would let others handle it. Mickelson didn't mention Scott McCarron by name in a series of interviews after his third round at Torrey Pines. McCarron was quoted in The San Francisco Chronicle on Friday as saying about Mickelson using the Ping-Eye 2 wedges with square grooves, "It's cheating, and I'm appalled Phil has put it in play." The USGA has a new rule this year that irons have V-shaped grooves. However, the Ping-Eye 2 wedges that were made before April 1, 1990, remain approved for play through a Ping lawsuit that was settled 20 years ago and takes precedence over new regulations. Mickelson is using one of those wedges this week after reading about John Daly and Dean Wilson using them in Hawaii. When asked Friday about McCarron's quote about him cheating, Mickelson declined to get into what he referred to as "name-calling." Instead, he suggested that McCarron was upset with the new rule on grooves. But after a 70 in the third round put Mickelson within four shots of the lead, he made it clear he would not go quietly. "We all have our opinions on the matter, but a line was crossed and I just was publicly slandered," Mickelson said. "And because of that, I'll have to let other people handle that." Asked he was contemplating a lawsuit, Mickelson said, "I'm not going into specifics what that meant." Still, it was clear that his message reached PGA Tour headquarters. The tour released a statement

during the third round explaining why the PingEye 2 wedges with square grooves were approved for play. "Public comments or criticisms characterizing their use as a violation ... are inappropriate at best," the statement said. Told about the tour's statement, Mickelson paused before saying it was "cool if they put that out there." "Again, everybody has their opinions and so forth, and it's healthy to talk about it," he said. "But when you cross that line and slander someone publicly, that's when the tour needs to step in — or someone else." McCarron, who missed the cut at the Farmers Insurance Open, could not be reached for comment. He did not back off his criticism Friday of Mickelson using the wedges, although he used "bending the rules" instead of "cheating" in his comments. He maintains that Mickelson, and others using the Ping wedges, are violating the spirit of the new rule. Mickelson has been feuding with the USGA, in particular senior technical director Dick Rugge, since last summer when it became clear the new grooves would be effective this year. He said he was not even certain that 20-yearold wedges spun the ball more than his new wedges, yet offered no apologies because the clubs are approved for play. "I understand black and white," Mickelson said Friday. "And I think that myself or any other player is allowed to play those clubs because they're approved — end of story." Instead, the story might just now be starting. McCarron, who is on the 16-man Players Advisory Council, said the wedges would be discussed Tuesday at a PAC meeting in Los Angeles with PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem.

SOUTH Alabama A&M 59, Prairie View 54 Alabama St. 62, Texas Southern 61 Auburn 58, Alabama 57 Belmont 75, Campbell 50 Chattanooga 85, Appalachian St. 80 Coll. of Charleston 90, Georgia Southern 72 Davidson 67, The Citadel 63 Delaware St. 58, Hampton 56 Florida A&M 75, Winston-Salem 69 Florida Atlantic 106, Fla. International 88 George Mason 70, James Madison 68 Georgia Tech 98, Kentucky St. 50 Jackson St. 77, MVSU 59 Jacksonville St. 70, E. Illinois 55 Kennesaw St. 77, Florida Gulf Coast 70 Kentucky 85, Vanderbilt 72 Lipscomb 85, ETSU 84, OT Longwood 112, Columbia Union 90 Louisiana-Lafayette 72, Louisiana-Monroe 67 Md.-Eastern Shore 67, Howard 66 Mercer 91, Stetson 57 Mississippi St. 67, LSU 51 Murray St. 77, Tenn.-Martin 45 N. Dakota St. 73, Centenary 62 N.C. State 77, N.C. Central 42 Presbyterian 58, Charleston Southern 51 Rice 69, East Carolina 58 Richmond 62, Saint Louis 36 S. Carolina St. 58, Bethune-Cookman 55 SE Louisiana 84, Nicholls St. 65 Savannah St. 81, Allen 62 South Carolina 78, Georgia 77 Southern Miss. 58, Tulane 40 Southern U. 84, Alcorn St. 75 Towson 58, UNC Wilmington 53 Tulsa 55, UCF 50 W. Carolina 62, Samford 50 W. Kentucky 76, New Orleans 56 Winthrop 67, Coastal Carolina 64 Wofford 57, Furman 46 EAST American U. 76, Lafayette 66 Binghamton 76, New Hampshire 73, OT Bucknell 55, Army 48 Cent. Connecticut St. 77, Fairleigh Dickinson 67 Charlotte 72, Massachusetts 58 Columbia 63, Dartmouth 51 Cornell 86, Harvard 50 Dayton 75, St. Bonaventure 58 Florida St. 61, Boston College 57 Georgetown 89, Duke 77 Hofstra 77, Delaware 67 Marquette 70, Connecticut 68 Monmouth, N.J. 50, Bryant 46 Mount St. Mary’s, Md. 61, Quinnipiac 56 N.J. Tech 71, Utah Valley 46 Navy 100, Colgate 91 Northeastern 74, Old Dominion 64 Penn 55, Brown 54 Princeton 58, Yale 45 Rhode Island 72, George Washington 66 Rider 88, Fairfield 80 Robert Morris 74, St. Francis, NY 56 Rutgers 74, Notre Dame 73 Siena 79, Marist 60 St. Francis, Pa. 74, Long Island U. 73, OT Stony Brook 71, Boston U. 55 Temple 64, La Salle 52 UMBC 56, Maine 55 Vermont 64, Albany, N.Y. 46 Wagner 74, Sacred Heart 73 West Virginia 77, Louisville 74 MIDWEST Akron 59, Toledo 45 Buffalo 95, N. Illinois 83 Cent. Michigan 64, Bowling Green 52 Cleveland St. 77, Youngstown St. 69 Detroit 76, Ill.-Chicago 73 Illinois 72, Indiana 70 Illinois St. 66, Bradley 47 Kansas 81, Kansas St. 79, OT Kent St. 74, W. Michigan 73 Miami (Ohio) 61, E. Michigan 51 Michigan 60, Iowa 46 Michigan St. 79, Northwestern 70 Missouri 95, Oklahoma St. 80 N. Iowa 55, Missouri St. 54 Nebraska 63, Oklahoma 46 Oakland, Mich. 68, W. Illinois 64 Syracuse 59, DePaul 57 Wright St. 66, Loyola of Chicago 48

Northwest Division GP W L OT Pts 54 34 18 2 70 53 30 17 6 66 54 26 20 8 60 54 27 23 4 58 52 16 30 6 38 Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts San Jose 54 35 10 9 79 Los Angeles 54 32 19 3 67 Phoenix 54 31 18 5 67 Dallas 54 24 19 11 59 Anaheim 55 25 23 7 57 Vancouver Colorado Calgary Minnesota Edmonton

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tures. Phil Mickelson lost a ball in a eucalyptus tree and took double bogey, then rallied for a 70 and was four shots behind. U.S. Open champion Lucas Glover made double bogey on one of the easiest par 4s, then followed with four birdies for a 68, leaving him three shots behind going into Sunday. D.A. Points, who shared the lead with Imada after two rounds, kept pace until he chipped over the 14th green and into the hazard, scrambling for a double bogey. He had a 74, although he was still in the mix. Ten players were separated by four shots going into the final round, which isn’t much on a course that

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League No. 401 Thursday SECURE SENIORS CAROLINA LANES HORIZON’S CAROLINA LANES League #401 THURS HORIZON'S League #401Standings THURSSENIORS SECURE HORIZON'S SENIORS Team TeamSECURE Standings

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NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for 7 8 overtime loss. Saturday’s Games Los Angeles 3, Boston 2, SO Philadelphia 2, N.Y. Islanders 1 Ottawa 3, Montreal 2, OT Vancouver 5, Toronto 3 Carolina 4, Chicago 2 Columbus at St. Louis, 8 p.m. Atlanta at Nashville, 8 p.m. N.Y. Rangers at Phoenix, 8 p.m. Edmonton at Calgary, 10 p.m. Minnesota at San Jose, 10:30 p.m. Sunday’s Games Detroit at Pittsburgh, 12:30 p.m. Tampa Bay at Washington, 3 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at Florida, 4 p.m. Los Angeles at New Jersey, 5 p.m. Phoenix at Dallas, 6 p.m. N.Y. Rangers at Colorado, 8 p.m. Monday’s Games Buffalo at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m. Anaheim at Florida, 7:30 p.m. Philadelphia at Calgary, 9:30 p.m. Carolina at Edmonton, 9:30 p.m.

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hosted the U.S. Open in 2008. “You cannot predict what’s going to happen in this game, especially on this course,” Crane said. Mickelson would not have predicted seeing a ball get stuck in a tree — two days in a row. On Friday, it happened in his group to Ryan Palmer. This time, it was Lefty who stared up into the eucalyptus tree, even sending a young fan up the tree to help. “My short game kept me in it,” Mickelson said. “I didn’t hit the ball the way I’ve been hitting it coming in. I don’t feel like it’s far off. But at least I’m in a position now where a good round tomorrow can get it done.”

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Seg 10183 Seg Seg10183 Seg 1733 Seg 1 & 12 3 GALS & A HOOTER 6.0 Seg 79% 6670 3 GALS A HOOTER 6 22.0 Seg6 6.0Seg22.0 79% 6670 659 On Pts Pts Win Hcp On Scr Pts Ssn Pts Ssn Ssn Win 3 50-50's 4 9.0Lost19.0 9.0 Total 68% 10009 6853 50-50's 4 Place 68% 6853 650 Place2 Tm Team Name Lane19.0 Pct 10009 Total HGS HSS1768 HGH Tm Won Team Name Lane Won Lost Pct BAMS 2 9.06.019.0 9.0 68% 9961 6844 BAMS 2 68% 9961 6844 659 660 1772 1 3 12 34 GALS & A HOOTER 61 19.0 22.0 79% 10183 6670 1733 930 12 3 GALS & A HOOTER 6 22.0 6.0 79% 4 3 50-50's 1 BOB CATS 1 1 9.09.019.0 9.0 4 68% 9803 6320 BOB2CATS 68% 9803 6320 615 42 19.0319.0 68% 10009 6853 1768 923 50-50's 19.0650 9.0 1764 68% 3 4 BAMS 2 19.0 9.0 68% 9961 6844 660 1772 942 5 8 TODDLERS 8 8 12.0 16.0 7195 TODDLERS 57% 12.0 98562 57% 7195 6889.0 1888 3 16.04 BAMS 19.0 9856 68% 4 6 111 BOB CATS 14 16.0119.0 9.016.0 68% 12.0 9803 1 57% 6320 1764 912 BOB12.0 CATS 19.0615 9.0 1742 68% WALTER'S FOUR 11 9793 6739 WALTER'S FOUR 11 57% 9793 6739 625 5 8 TODDLERS 85 16.0 12.0 57% 9856 7195 688 1888 913 TODDLERS 16.0 12.0 57% 7 10 STRIKERS 3 11 14.0816.0 3 14.012.014.0 14.0 9711 6030 STRIKERS 50% 97118 50% 6030 594 1641 6 11 WALTER'S FOUR 57% 979311 673916.0625 12.0 1742 57% 914 6 11 WALTER'S FOUR 5 CHARLIE 12 11.0 17.0 39% 9785 6500 CHARLIE UP YOU'RE 12 UP 17.0 39% 9785 6500 626 1788 7 8 10YOU'RE STRIKERS 37 11.0 14.0 14.0 50% 9711 6030 594 1641 898 10 STRIKERS 3 14.0 14.0 50% 8 9 5BABES CHARLIE YOU'RE UP 128 10.0511.0 39%UP18.0 978512 36% 6500 17881724 915 2 BUBBA'S BABES 10 10.0 9925 6328 BUBBA'S 10 18.017.0YOU'RE 36% 9925 6328 611 CHARLIE 11.0626 17.0 39% 9 2 BUBBA'S BABES 5 109 9.0210.0 36% 19.0 992510 32% 6328 17241733 916 BUBBA'S 10.0611 18.0 36% 10 6 INTIMIDATORS 5 19.018.0BABES 9.0 9476 6560 INTIMIDATORS 32% 9476 6560 616 10 6 INTIMIDATORS 5 9.0 19.0 32% 9476 5 6560 9.0616 19.0 1733 32% 867 10 6 INTIMIDATORS 11 7FOURSOME AWESOME FOURSOME 6694 AWESOME 9 7.0 9 21.0 7.0 25% 21.0 9709 25% 6694 9709 634 1869 11 7 AWESOME FOURSOME 119 21.0 FOURSOME 25% 9709 9 6694 7.0634 21.0 1869 25% 886 7 7.0 AWESOME 9 HONEY & NUTS 7 22.0& NUTS 6.0 9511 6391 HONEY 7 127 6.09 6.0 21% 9511 63916.0630 630 1212 &9 NUTS HONEY & NUTS 21% 22.0 9511 7 21% 6391 17851785 897 HONEY22.0 22.0 21%

Seg Seg 659 2603 1733 930 Ssn Hcp Scr 650 2587 1768 923 HSH Total Total 660 2590 1772 942 2603 10183 6670 615 2553 1764 912 2587 10009 6853 2590 688 1888 913 9961 2563 6844 2553 9803 2581 6320 625 1742 914 2563 9856 7195 594 1641 898 2553 2581 9793 6739 626 1788 915 2553 9711 2658 6030 2658 611 1724 916 9785 2639 6500 2639 9925 2477 6328 616 1733 867 2477 9476 6560 634 2506 1869 886 2506 9709 6694 630 1785 897 2624 2624 9511 6391

930 2603 Ssn Ssn Ssn Ssn 923 2587 HGS HSS HGH HSH

942 2590

659 1733 930 9121768 2553923 650 9131772 2563942 660 615 9141764 2581912 688 1888 913 898 2553 625 1742 914 9151641 2658898 594 9161788 2639915 626 611 8671724 2477916 616 1733 886 2506867 634 1869 886 897 2624 630 1785 897

2603 2587 2590 2553 2563 2581 2553 2658 2639 2477 2506 2624

Weekly IndividualIndividual Achievements WeeklyAchievements Individual Achievements Weekly Weekly Individual Achievements HIGH GAME SCRATCH WOMEN HIGH WOMEN HIGH HIGHGAME GAMESCRATCH SCRATCHMEN WOMEN HIGH HIGHSERIES GAME SCRATCH MEN HIGH SERIES SERIES SCRATCH SCRATCH MEN WOMEN HIGH SERIES

HIGH GAME SCRATCH WOMEN HIGH GAME SCRATCH MEN HIGH SERIES SCRATCH WOMEN SERIES SCRA HIGH GAME SCRATCH WOMEN HIGH GAME SCRATCH MEN HIGH SERIES SCRATCH WOMEN HIGH SERIESHIGH SCRATCH MEN 199 Genny Glorius 224 Williams 469 607 199 Bob Genny Glorius 224 Lois Bob Blue Williams 469 Bob Lois Williams Blue 607 Bob W 199 LoisGenny 224 Bob Williams 461 607 Bob 199 Genny 184 Glorius Bob 469 Lois Waverly Blue469 Lois Blue563 607 Waverly Bob Williams Blue Glorius 224 217 Walter Waverly Robinson 184 Williams Lois Blue 217 Wanda Walter 461 Walter Wanda Robinson 563Williams Walter 176 Foran 519 Goolsby 184 Rachel LoisWessells Blue 217Vandervall Walter Waverly 441 461 Wanda Robinson 563 Walter 184 Lois Blue 217 190 Walter Waverly 461 Wanda Robinson 563Foran Walter Waverly 176 Doug Rachel Wessells 190 Jane Doug Vandervall 441 James Jane 519 Wave James 175 Nancy West 189 Melvyn Owens 436 Helen Gregory 496 Doug Vandervall 175 Nancy West 189 Melvyn Owens 436 Helen Gregory 496 Doug V 176 Rachel Wessells190 Doug Vandervall 190 Doug Vandervall441 Jane Foran 441 Jane Foran 519 James Goolsby 519 James Gools 176 Rachel Wessells 163 Wanda Robinson 178 James Goolsby 433 Rachel Wessells 494 Melvyn Owens 163 Wanda Robinson 178 James Goolsby 433 Rachel Wessells 494 Melvyn 175 Nancy West 189 Melvyn Owens 189 Melvyn Owens 436 Helen Gregory 436 Helen Gregory 496 Doug Vandervall 496 Doug Vande 175 Nancy West HANDICAP WOMEN GAME HANDICAP MEN HIGH WOMEN HIGH SERIES HANDICAP MEN HIGH GAME HANDICAP WOMEN HIGH GAME HANDICAP SERIES HIGH SERIES 163GAME Wanda Robinson 178 James Goolsby 433 MEN RachelHIGH Wessells 494 Melvyn Owe 163 WandaHIGH Robinson 178 HIGH James Goolsby 433SERIES Rachel Wessells 494HANDICAP MelvynWOMEN Owens 277

Genny Glorius

262 277 Walter GennyWaverly Glorius

666 262 Jane WalterForan Waverly

709 666 Bob JaneWilliams Foran

709 Bob W

248 Nancy West 258 Bob Williams 651 Jo 698 Walter Waverly 248 HANDICAP Nancy West 258 BobJackson Williams 651 HIGH Jo Jackson 698MEN Walter HIGH GAME HANDICAP HIGH GAMEMEN HANDICAP MEN HIGH SERIESWOMEN HANDICAP WOMEN SERIES HAND HIGH GAME HANDICAP WOMEN HIGHWOMEN GAME HIGH SERIES HANDICAP SERIESHIGH HANDICAP Marrone Robinson 674 243 Doug Linda Marrone 249 Wanda Doug 650 Lenny Wanda Robinson 674Williams Lenny 277 Linda Genny Glorius 262 249 262Vandervall Walter Waverly 650 666 Jane Foran 709 Bob 277 Genny 243 Glorius Walter Waverly 666 JaneVandervall Foran 709Kaplan Bob Williams 242 Rachel Wessells 242 641 673 242 Sonny RachelCrownover Wessells 242 Cathy SonnyGreene Crownover 641 Doug CathyVandervall Greene 673 Doug V 248 LoisNancy West 258 234 258 Bob Williams 640 651 Jo Jackson 698 Walter Wave 248 Nancy 239 West Bob Williams 651 Genny Jo Jackson 698 Mechalske Walter Waverly Blue Glorius 637 239 Don Lois Hansen Blue 234 Don Hansen 640 Richard Genny Glorius 637 Richar 243 Linda Marrone 249 Doug Vandervall 249 Doug Vandervall650 Wanda Robinson 650 Wanda Robinson674 Lenny Kaplan 674 Lenny Kapla 243 Linda Marrone Weekly Team Achievements Weekly 242 Rachel Wessells242 Sonny Crownover 242 Sonny Crownover 641 Team CathyAchievements Greene 673 Doug Vandervall 673 Doug Vande 242 Rachel Wessells 641 Cathy Greene 239 Lois Blue 234 Don Hansen 640 Genny Glorius Richard MecH 239 Lois Blue 234 Don Hansen 640 Genny Glorius 637 Richard Mechalske HIGH GAME SCRATCH HIGH SCRATCH HIGH HANDICAP HIGH HIGHSERIES GAME SCRATCH HIGHGAME SERIES SCRATCH HIGHSERIES GAME HANDICAP 637 HIGH SERIES

636 50-50's 1768 909 50-50's 2587 636 50-50's 50-50's 1768 50-50's 909 50-50's 50-50's 2587 50-50's 602 TODDLERS 1764 875 BUBBA'S BABES 2545 602 TODDLERS TODDLERS 1764 TODDLERS 875 STRIKERS BUBBA'S BABES 2545 STRIKE 590 WALTER'S FOUR 1742 864 STRIKERS 2527 590 WALTER'S WALTER'S FOUR FOUR 1742 WALTER'S FOUR 864 BUBBA'S STRIKERSBABES 2527 BUBBA HIGHBAMS GAME SCRATCH HIGH SERIESUPSCRATCH GAME HIGH SERIES HIGH GAME SCRATCH HIGH SERIES SCRATCH HIGH HIGH HANDICAP 586 1712 YOU'RE 860 3GAME GALS &HANDICAP AHIGH HOOTER 2501 586 CHARLIE BAMS 1712 CHARLIE YOU'RE UP HANDICAP 860 WALTER'S 3 GALSSERIES & AFOUR HOOTER 2501 HANDI WALTE

Weekly Team Achievements Weekly Team Achievements

636 602 590 586

50-50's 636 50-50's 1768 602 TODDLERS 1764 TODDLERS 590FOUR WALTER'S FOUR WALTER'S 1742 HIGH AVERAGE WOMEN Atkinson 586 LilyBAMS BAMS 159 1712 146 146 138 135 133

Lois Blue Helen Gregory Antoinette Schrimpe Rachel Wessells Marie Ayscue

50-50's 1768 50-50's 909 50-50's 909 50-50's 2587 50-50's 2587 50-50's Season Date Individual Achievements Season To875 Date Individual Achievements 1764ToTODDLERS BUBBA'S BABES 2545 STRIKERS TODDLERS 875 BUBBA'S BABES 2545 STRIKERS 1742FOUR WALTER'S FOUR 864 WOMEN STRIKERS 2527 BUBBA'S BAB WALTER'S 864GAME STRIKERS 2527SCRATCH BUBBA'S BABES HIGH AVERAGE MEN HIGH SCRATCH HIGH MEN WOMEN HIGH AVERAGE MEN HIGH GAME GAME SCRATCH WOMEN HIGH GAME S 176 Shuttleworth 204 Marrone Melvyn Owens 1712 CHARLIE UPLinda 3 GALS & 266 A204HOOTER 2501FOUR WALTER'S FO CHARLIE YOU'RE UP YOU'RE 860 3 GALS &860 A HOOTER 2501Marrone WALTER'S 159 Ed Lily Atkinson 176 Ed Shuttleworth Linda 266 Melvyn 172 Owens 146 Melvyn Lois Blue 168 Williams 146 Bob Helen Gregory

200 Jackson 172 Jo Melvyn Owens 199 168 Lily BobAtkinson Williams

242 Goolsby 200 James Jo Jackson 232 Sweet 199 Wayne Lily Atkinson

163 135 Wayne Rachel Sweet Wessells

193 163 Helen WayneGregory Sweet 188 Midge Ryer

223 193 Doug HelenVandervall Gregory

167 Goolsby 199 Glorius 224 Williams Season To Date Individual Achievements Season To Date Achievements 138 James Antoinette SchrimpeIndividual 167 Genny James Goolsby 199 Bob Genny Glorius

242 232 224 223

James Wayne Bob Wi Doug V

133 Marie Ayscue 188 Midge Ryer HIGH AVERAGE WOMEN HIGH AVERAGE MENHIGH HIGH GAME SCRATCH WOMEN HIGH GAME SCRAT HIGH AVERAGE WOMEN HIGH AVERAGE MEN GAME HIGH GAME SCRATCH MEN 188 Lois Blue SCRATCH WOMEN 188 Lois Blue 159 Lily Atkinson 176 Ed Shuttleworth 204 Linda Marrone 204 Linda Marrone 266 Melvyn Owens 266 Melvyn Owen 159 Lily Atkinson 176 Ed Shuttleworth HIGH SERIES SCRATCH WOMEN HIGH HIGHSERIES SERIESSCRATCH SCRATCHWOMEN MEN HIGH HANDICAP HIGH GAME GAME HANDICAP HANDICAP WOMEN MEN HIGHGAME SERIES SCRATCHWOMEN MEN HIGH HIGH GAME 146LilyLois Blue 172 Melvyn Owens 298 242 James Goolsb 146 Lois Blue525 172 Melvyn Owens 200 Jo Jackson 242Owens James Goolsby Atkinson 620 Marrone200 Jo Jackson 296 525 Ed LilyShuttleworth Atkinson 620 Linda Ed Shuttleworth 298 Melvyn Linda Marrone 296 Melvyn 146LoisHelen 168 232 Wayne Sweet 146 Helen Gregory 199Genny LilyWilliams Atkinson 232 Wayne Sweet 497 Blue Gregory 168 Bob 607 Bob 277 Glorius199 Lily Atkinson 284 Vandervall 497Williams Lois Williams Blue Bob Williams 607 Bob 277 Doug Genny Glorius 284 Doug V 493 Helen Gregory Schrimpe 606 Owens Jackson 277 138 Antoinette 167 James Goolsby 273 199 Genny Glorius 224 Bob277 Williams 138 Antoinette Schrimpe 167 James Goolsby 199Jo Genny Glorius 224Goolsby Bob Williams 493 Melvyn Helen Gregory 606 Melvyn Owens 273 James Jo Jackson James 486 565 Ryer 275 Davis 486 Wayne Antoinette SchrimpeSweet 261 565 Wayne Sweet 261 Charlie Midge 275Vanderv Charlie 135Antoinette RachelSchrimpe Wessells 163 Wayne 163Sweet Wayne 193 Helen Gregory 223 Doug 135 Rachel Wessells Sweet 193Midge Helen Gregory 223Ryer Doug Vandervall 480 Linda Marrone 564 Goolsby 260 Crownover Hansen 480 James Linda Marrone 564 James 260 Don Patricia Crownover 273 Don Ha 133 Marie Ayscue 188 Midge Ryer273 133 Marie Ayscue 188Patricia MidgeGoolsby Ryer HIGH SERIES HANDICAP WOMEN HIGH HIGHSERIES SERIESHANDICAP HANDICAPWOMEN MEN HIGH HANDICAP MENBlue 188 Lois 188SERIES Lois Blue

762 Linda Marrone 718 Arrowood 762 Bubba Linda Marrone 718 Bubba Arrowood EASTERN CONFERENCE 709 Sandy Mechalske 709 Williams SERIES SCRATCH WOMEN HIGH SERIES SCRATCH HIGH GAMEWOMEN HANDICAP WOMEN HIGH GAMEMEN HAND HIGH SERIESHIGH SCRATCH WOMEN HIGH SERIES SCRATCH MEN HIGH GAME HANDICAP HIGH GAME HANDICAP 709 Bob Sandy Mechalske 709MEN Bob Williams Atlantic Division 692 Genny Glorius 705 Walter Waverly 692 Genny Glorius 525 Lily Atkinson 620 Ed Shuttleworth 705 298 Linda Marrone 296 Melvyn Owens 296 Melvyn Owen 525 Lily Atkinson 620 Ed Shuttleworth 298 Walter LindaWaverly Marrone Bettie Bawcum 703 Charlie Davis 692Williams Bettie607 Bawcum 703 Charlie Davis W L Pct GB 497 Lois Blue692 497 Lois Blue Bob Williams 277 Genny Glorius 284 Doug Vanderv 607 Bob 277 Genny Glorius 284 Doug Vandervall 689 Helen Harris 699 Paynter 689 Robert Helen Harris 699 Robert Paynter 493LoisHelen 606 273 Jo Jackson 277 James Goolsb Owens 277 James Goolsby Boston 29 15 .659 — 493 Helen Gregory 683 Blue Gregory 606 Melvyn 683 Lois Blue Melvyn Owens 273 Jo Jackson Antoinette Schrimpe 565 Wayne Sweet 261 Midge Ryer 261 Midge Ryer 275 Charlie Davis Schrimpe 565 Wayne Sweet 275 Charlie Davis Toronto 25 22 .532 5 1/2486 Antoinette486 Season To Date Team260 Achievements Season To Team Achievements 480 Linda Marrone 564 James 564 James Goolsby 260Date Patricia Crownover 273 Don Hansen 480 Linda Marrone Goolsby Patricia Crownover 273 Don Hansen New York 18 28 .391 12 HIGH GAME SCRATCH HIGH SERIES SCRATCH HIGH GAME HANDICAP HIGH SERIES HIGH GAME SCRATCH HIGH SERIES SCRATCH HIGH GAME HANDICAP HIGH SERIES H SERIESWOMEN HANDICAP WOMEN SERIESMEN HANDICAP MEN HIGH SERIESHIGH HANDICAP HIGH SERIESHIGH HANDICAP Philadelphia 15 31 .326 15 688 1888 942 BAMS 2658 688 TODDLERS TODDLERS TODDLERS 942 CHARLIE BAMS YOU'RE UP 2658 CHARL 762TODDLERS Linda Marrone 718 Bubba 718 Bubba Arrowood1888 762 Linda Marrone Arrowood New Jersey 4 41 .089 25 1/2709 Sandy Mechalske 660 1869 AWESOME FOURSOME 930 3AWESOME GALS & A HOOTER 2639 660Williams BAMS FOURSOME 930 BUBBA'S 3 GALS &BABES A HOOTER 2639 BUBBA 709BAMS Sandy Mechalske709 Bob 709 Bob Williams 1869 659 3 GALS & A HOOTER 1788 CHARLIE YOU'RE UP 923 50-50's 2624 HONEY & NUTS 659 3 GALS & A HOOTER 1788 CHARLIE YOU'RE UP 923 50-50's 2624 HONEY Southeast Division 692 Genny Glorius 705 Walter Waverly 705 Walter Waverly 692 Genny Glorius CAROLINA LANES 2603 LANES 650 50-50's 1785 NUTS 916 BUBBA'S GALS & BABES A HOOTER 650 HONEY 50-50's &CAROLINA 1785 HONEY &BABES NUTS 916 3BUBBA'S 2603 3 GALS 692 Bettie Bawcum 703 Charlie Davis 703 Charlie Davis W L Pct GB 692 Bettie Bawcum League #402 THURSDAY NIGHT MIXED LEAGUE #402 THURSDAY 689 Helen HarrisLeague 699 Robert Paynter NIGHT MIXED LEAGUE 699 Robert Paynter Orlando 31 16 .660 — 689 Helen Harris Meeting: 20 02/04/2010 6:30:00 PM Meeting: 20 02/04/2010 6:30:00 PM Blue Atlanta 30 16 .652 1/2683 Lois Blue 683 Lois League No. 401 Thursday Night MIXED CAROLINALEAGUE LANES CAROLINA LANES Charlotte 23 22 .511 7 Season To Date Team Achievements Season To Date Team Achievements League #402 THURSDAY Team Standings Team Standings League #402 THURSDAY NIGHT MIXED LEAGUE NIGHT MIXED LEAGUE Miami 24 23 .511 7 Meeting: 20 02/04/2010 6:30:00 PM HIGH Meeting: 20 SCRATCH 02/04/2010 PM HIGH GAME SCRATCH SERIES HIGH GAME SERIES HANDI HIGH GAME SCRATCH HIGH SERIESHIGH SCRATCH HIGH6:30:00 GAME HANDICAP HIGH SERIES HANDICAP Seg Seg Seg HANDICAP Seg Seg Seg Seg Seg Seg Seg Washington 16 30 .348 14 1/2 OnPtsTODDLERS Pts Pts 942Win Scr Ssn Ssn Ssn2658Ssn Ssn2658 On TODDLERS Pts 1888 Win Hcp Scr Ssn942Ssn 688 TODDLERS 1888 BAMSSsn CHARLIE 688 TODDLERS BAMSHcp CHARLIE YOU'RE UP YO Central Division Team Standings Place Tm Team Name Lane Won Lost Total Pct Total Total HGS HSH HSS HGH HSH Team Place Tm Name Lane AWESOME Won1869 Lost Pct Standings Total HSS HGH BAMS AWESOME FOURSOME 3 GALS & A HOOTER BUBBA'S BAB BAMSTeam660 1869 FOURSOME 930 3 GALSHGS &930 A HOOTER 2639 BUBBA'S2639 BABES W L Pct GB 660 Seg 20806 Seg Seg Seg 9 STRIKE FORCE 11 9.5 9.5 Seg 70%Seg23719 963 3065 2699 1089 3065 Seg Seg 22.5 Seg YOU'RE Seg 1 3 GALS 9 STRIKE FORCE 11 CHARLIE 22.5 1788 70% 23719 20806 963 2699 1089 3 GALS & A HOOTER CHARLIE UP 923 50-50's 2624 HONEY & NU 659 &659 A1 HOOTER 1788 YOU'RE UP 923 50-50's 2624 HONEY & NUTS Pts Pts Ssn Win Ssn Hcp Scr Ssn Ssn Ssn Ssn On Pts 21.0 Win Hcp Ssn Ssn 2 11 AAA GAS 7 Place 711.0 11.0 OnScr 66%Won 23415 19695 914 3037 2572 1065HSS3037 Cleveland 37 11 .771 — 650 2 50-50's 11 AAA650 GAS 21.0 &Pts 66% 23415 19695 914 2572 1065 Team Name Lost Pct HSH TotalBABES Total2603 HGS3 GALS HGH HSH 50-50's HONEY & NUTS 916 BUBBA'S 2603 3 GALS & A H 1785 HONEY NUTS 916 BABES & A HOOTER Place Tm Team Name Lane Tm1785 Won Lost Pct Total Lane TotalBUBBA'S HGS HSS HGH 3 5 WILDCATS 9 20.5 11.5 64% 22882 18355 873 2461 1050 3063 3 5 WILDCATS 9 20.5 11.5 64% 22882 18355 873 2461 1050 3063 922.5 STRIKE9.5 FORCE 9.5 1089 70%3065 23719 20806 963 2699 1089 3065 Chicago 23 22 .511 12 1/2 1 FORCE 111 23719 1120806 22.5 963 2699 4 9 6STRIKE CAROLINA LANES 413.5 18.570% 23116 13.5 18718 58%21.0 23116 18718 869 3071 2519 914 105325723071 AAA GAS 11.02519 66%3037 23415 19695 1065 3037 4 1053 2 11 LANES AAA GAS 7218.51121.0 11.0 58% 66% 23415 719695 914 869 2572 1065 Milwaukee 20 25 .444 15 1/245 62 CAROLINA 5 5 2WILDCATS FAMILY EYE 8CENTER 814.011.518.0 14.0 18760 56%20.5 22936 18760 959 3171 2682 873 111024613171 WILDCATS 11.52682 64%3063 22882 18355 1050 3063 FAMILY CENTER 56% 1110 3 EYE 9318.0 520.5 64% 22936 22882 918355 873 959 2461 1050 4 6 CAROLINA LANES 4 18.5 13.5 58% 23116 18718 1053 3071 Indiana 16 31 .340 20 1/26 4 T&T CHARTER T&T CHARTER 1215.013.517.0 15.0 18718 53% 869 22927 19477 987 3022 2578 869 113325193022 46 6 4 CAROLINA LANES12 417.0 18.5 58% 22927 23116 2519 2578 1053 3071 53% 19477 987 1133 218.0 FAMILY EYE CENTER 818760 18.0 14.0 1110 56%3171 22936 18760 959 2682 1110 3171 57 212 FAMILY EYE CENTER 85 14.0 56% 22936 959 2682 SCREAM'N BULLIES 1 17.0 15.0 53% 22743 18492 916 2559 1078 3045 BULLIES 1 17.0 4 T&T15.0 53% 2274312 18492 916 2559 1078 3045 Detroit 15 30 .333 20 1/27 12 SCREAM'N 6 CHARTER 17.0 15.0 53% 22927 19477 987 2578 1133 3022 68 4 1 T&TELLIOTT CHARTERFARMS 12 17.03 15.015.0 53% 22927 987 2578 18469 1133 3022 17.0 19477 47%17.0 22897 922 3082 2513 916 112525593082 SCREAM'N 15.02513 53%3045 22743 18492 1078 3045 8 1 ELLIOTT FARMS 17.015.0 BULLIES 47% 18469 1125 7 12 SCREAM'N BULLIES3 1715.01217.0 53% 22897 22743 118492 916 922 2559 1078 WESTERN CONFERENCE 9 1 8ELLIOTT FULLFARMS HOUSE2 219.017.0FARMS 13.0 19.0 17944 41%15.0 22798 17944 860 3041 2477 922 106825133041 ELLIOTT 17.02477 47%3082 22897 18469 1125 3082 9 8 FULL 8HOUSE 41% 1068 3813.0 115.0 47% 22798 22897 318469 922 860 2513 1125 9 813.0 FULL HOUSE 217944 13.0 19.0 17314 41%3041 22798 17944 860 2477 1068 3041 Southwest Division 10 7 MORTON'S AUTO 6 10.5 21.5 33% 22285 861 2377 1098 3088 9 8 FULL HOUSE 2 19.0 41% 22798 860 2477 1068 10 7 MORTON'S AUTO 6 10.5 21.5 33% 22285 17314 861 2377 1098 3088 10 MORTON'S AUTO 21.5 1098 33%3088 22285 17314 861 2377 1098 3088 10 710 MORTON'S 610.0 710.5 33% 22557 22285 861 2377 11 OF HARRISAUTO OF HENDERSON 522.021.510.0 22.0 617314 31%10.5 22557 19683 959 3115 2794 1079 3115 W L Pct GB 11 10 HARRIS HENDERSON 5 31% 19683 959 2794 1079 11 1010.0 HARRIS OF HENDERSON 519683 10.0 22.0 1079 31%3115 22557 19683 959 2794 1079 3115 11 10 3 HARRIS OF HENDERSON 5 22.0 31% 22557 959 2794 12 DREAM TEAM 10 9.0 23.0 28% 22548 18120 884 2545 1060 3063 23.023.0 28% 181209.0 1060 12 9.0 3 9.0 DREAM TEAM 23.02545 28%3063 22548 3063 18120 884 2545 1060 3063 Dallas 30 16 .652 — 12 3 DREAM 12 TEAM 3 DREAM TEAM 10 10 28% 22548 22548 1018120 884 884 2545 1060 San Antonio 27 18 .600 2 1/2 Weekly Individual Achievements Weekly Individual Achievements Weekly Individual Achievements Weekly Individual Achievements New Orleans 26 21 .553 4 1/2 HIGHGAME GAMESCRATCH SCRATCHMEN WOMENHIGH HIGH GAMESCRATCH SCRATCHWOMEN MEN HIGH HIGH SERIES SCRATCH WOMEN HIGH SERIES S HIGH SCRATCH WOMEN HIGH SERIES SERIES SCRATCH MEN HIGHGAME GAME SCRATCH WOMEN HIGH GAME SCRATCH MEN HIGH SERIES SCRATCH WOMEN HIGH SERIES SCRA 202 SCRATCH Ilean Mattocks 233 Brian Stevenson Ilean Mattocks 658 Brian S HIGH GAME MEN HIGH SERIES SCRATCH WOMEN HIGH SERIES SCRATCH MEN Houston 25 21 .543 5 HIGH GAME SCRATCH 202 Ilean WOMEN Mattocks 233 Brian Stevenson 515 Ilean Mattocks 658515 Brian Stevenson 202 Ilean Mattocks 233 Brian 233DavisBrian Stevenson 515 Ilean Mattocks 658 Brian 192 Keith Janet 226 Janet Keith Marable 500 Keith Janet Davis 615 Steven Keith M 202 Ilean Mattocks Stevenson 515 Ilean Mattocks 658 Brian Stevenson 192 Janet Davis 226 Marable 500 Davis 615 Marable Memphis 25 21 .543 5 190 Judith Pegram 224 James Martin 495 Janet Pegram 600 James 192 Janet Davis 226 Keith Marable 500 Janet Davis 615 Keith Marabl 190 Judith Pegram 224 James Martin 495 Pegram 600 James Goolsby 192 Janet Davis 226 Keith Marable 500 Janet Janet Davis 615 Keith Marable 185 Walter Dolores Graf 224 Anna Walter Waverly AnnaCurtis Baker 588 James Northwest Division 185 224 Baker 588492 James 190 Dolores JudithGraf Pegram 224 James 224Waverly James Martin 492 495 Janet Pegram 600 James Gools 190 Judith Pegram Martin 495 Janet Pegram 600 James Goolsby 178 James ReginaGoolsby Durham 224 Melody JamesDavis Goolsby Melody Davis 587 Melvin 178 Regina Durham 224 487 587487 Melvin Davis 185 Dolores Graf 224 Walter Waverly 492 Anna Baker 588 James Curtis W L Pct GB 185 Dolores Graf 224 Walter Waverly 492 Anna Baker 588 James Curtis HIGH GAME HANDICAP WOMEN HIGH GAMEHANDICAP HANDICAP MEN HIGH SERIESHANDICAP HANDICAP WOMEN HIGH SERIES H 178 Regina Durham 224 James Goolsby 487 Melody Davis 587 Melvin Davis HIGH GAME HANDICAP WOMEN HIGH GAME HANDICAP MEN HIGH SERIES WOMEN HIGH SERIES MEN 224 James Goolsby 487 Melody Davis 587Mattocks Melvin Davis 721 Brian S 242 Walter Ilean Mattocks 256 Ilean Walter Waverly Ilean Denver 31 15 .674 — 178 Regina Durham 242 Ilean Mattocks 256 Waverly 635 Mattocks 721635 Brian Stevenson 230 Brian Judith Pegram 254 Brian Durham Stevenson Regina Durham HIGH SERIES 685 HAND Randy HIGH GAME HANDICAP HIGH GAME HANDICAP MEN HIGH SERIES HANDICAP WOMEN 230 Judith Pegram 254 Stevenson 622 Regina 685622 Randy Broughton WOMEN HIGHWOMEN GAME HANDICAP MEN HIGH SERIES HANDICAP WOMEN HIGH SERIES HANDICAP MEN Utah 28 18 .609 3 HIGH GAME HANDICAP 230 Janet Davis 250 Randy Broughton 615 Janet Pegram 666 James 230 Davis 250 Randy Janet Pegram 666 James Goolsby 242 Janet Ilean Mattocks 256 Walter 256Broughton Walter Waverly615 635 Ilean Mattocks 721 Brian Steven Waverly 635 Ilean Mattocks 721 Brian Stevenson 229 James Regina Durham 246 Janet James Goolsby 614 Walter Janet Davis 642 Walter Portland 27 21 .563 5 242 Ilean Mattocks 229 Durham 246 614 Davis Waverly 230 Regina Judith Pegram 254 Brian 254Goolsby Brian Stevenson 622 Regina642 Durham 685 Randy Broug 230 Judith Pegram Stevenson 622 Regina 685 Randy Broughton 217 Michael Dolores 243 Judith Michael A. Durham Dover Judith Pegram 633 Keith M 217 Dolores Graf 243 A.Graf Dover 604 Pegram 633604 Keith Marable Oklahoma City 25 21 .543 6 230 Janet Davis 230 Janet Davis 250 Randy Broughton 250 Randy Broughton 615 Janet Pegram 666 James Gools 615 Janet Pegram 666 James Goolsby Weekly 229 Regina Durham246 James Goolsby 246 James Goolsby 614 Team JanetAchievements Davis 642 Walter Waverly 642 Walter Wave Weekly Team Achievements Minnesota 10 38 .208 22 229 Regina Durham 614 Janet Davis 217GAME Dolores Graf 243 HIGH 243SCRATCH Michael A. Dover 604 Judith Pegram 633 HIGH KeithSERIES Marabl HIGHSERIES GAME SCRATCH HIGH SERIES SCRATCH HIGH GAME HANDICAP H 217 DoloresHIGH Graf Michael A. Dover 604GAME Judith Pegram 633 Keith Marable SCRATCH HIGH HANDICAP HIGH SERIES HANDICAP Pacific Division 914 STRIKE AAA GAS 2661AAA STRIKE 1065CAROLINA AAA GASLANES 3071 CAROLI 914 AAA GAS 2661 FORCE 1065 GAS FORCE 3071 W L Pct GB 896 Weekly STRIKETEAM FORCE 2541 DREAM Achievements TEAM 1053DREAM CAROLINA 3063 DREAM Weekly Team Team Achievements 896 STRIKE FORCE 2541 DREAM 1053 CAROLINA LANES 3063 TEAMLANES 876 CAROLINA DREAM TEAM 2519DREAM CAROLINA 1050STRIKE DREAM TEAM 3024 STRIKE 876 DREAM TEAM 2519 LANES 1050 TEAMLANES 3024 FORCE L.A. Lakers 36 11 .766 — 869 AAA CAROLINA LANES SCRATCH 2504WILDCATS AAA GASHANDICAP 1039FAMILY WILDCATS 2969 FAMILY HIGH GAME SCRATCH HIGH HIGH GAME HANDICAP HIGH SERIES HAND HIGH GAME SCRATCH SCRATCH HIGH GAME HIGH SERIES HANDICAP 869 CAROLINA LANES HIGH SERIES 2504 GAS SERIES 1039 2969 EYE CENTER Phoenix 27 21 .563 9 1/2914 AAA GAS914 AAA GAS 2661 STRIKE FORCE 1065 AAA GAS 3071 CAROLINA LA 2661 STRIKE FORCE 1065 AAA GAS 3071 CAROLINA LANES Season To Date Individual Achievements Season ToDREAM Date Individual L.A. Clippers 20 26 .435 15 1/2896 STRIKE FORCE 896 STRIKE FORCE 2541 TEAM 1053 Achievements 1053 CAROLINA LANES 2541 DREAM TEAM CAROLINA LANES 3063 DREAM 3063 TEAM DREAM TEAM 876 DREAM TEAM 2519 CAROLINA LANES 1050 DREAM TEAM 3024 STRIKE FORC HIGHAVERAGE AVERAGE WOMEN HIGH AVERAGE MENWOMEN HIGH HIGH GAME SCRATCH WOMEN TEAM LANES 1050 DREAM TEAM 3024 STRIKE FORCEHIGH GAME SC Sacramento 16 29 .356 19 876 DREAM HIGH AVERAGE WOMEN 2519 CAROLINA HIGH MEN HIGH GAME SCRATCH GAME SCRATCH MEN 163 Keith Nancy Kanouff 193Patricia Keith Marable Patricia Wilson 276 Keith Ma 869 CAROLINA 2504 AAA GAS 1039 WILDCATS FAMILY EYE Nancy Kanouff LANES 193 Marable 225 Wilson 276225Keith Marable LANES 2504 AAA 1039 WILDCATS 2969 FAMILY 2969 EYE CENTER 162GAS BrendaDavis Jiggetts 187Vickie Reuben Davis Vickie Yancey 259 Reuben Golden State 13 32 .289 22 869 CAROLINA163 162 Brenda Jiggetts 187 Reuben 224 Yancey 259224Reuben Davis

Friday’s Games Cleveland 94, Indiana 73 L.A. Lakers 99, Philadelphia 91 Atlanta 100, Boston 91 Minnesota 111, L.A. Clippers 97 Chicago 108, New Orleans 106, OT Oklahoma City 101, Denver 84 Miami 92, Detroit 65 Washington 81, New Jersey 79 Houston 104, Portland 100 San Antonio 104, Memphis 97 Utah 101, Sacramento 94 Charlotte 121, Golden State 110

FAR WEST Air Force 70, Wyoming 63 Arizona St. 88, Stanford 70 Long Beach St. 80, UC Davis 58 Oregon 67, Southern Cal 57 San Diego St. 64, Colorado St. 52 UCLA 62, Oregon St. 52 Washington 92, Washington St. 64

Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF New Jersey 53 35 16 2 72 144 Pittsburgh 55 33 21 1 67 173 Philadelphia 53 27 23 3 57 160 N.Y. Rangers 54 24 23 7 55 138 N.Y. Islanders 55 23 24 8 54 143 Northeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF Buffalo 53 32 14 7 71 149 Ottawa 56 31 21 4 66 157 Montreal 56 25 25 6 56 143 Boston 53 23 21 9 55 130 Toronto 56 17 28 11 45 149 Southeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF Washington 54 36 12 6 78 211 Atlanta 53 24 21 8 56 162 Florida 54 23 22 9 55 147 Tampa Bay 53 22 20 11 55 136 Carolina 54 19 28 7 45 145 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF Chicago 55 37 14 4 78 180 Nashville 53 29 21 3 61 147 Detroit 54 26 19 9 61 141 St. Louis 54 24 22 8 56 141 Columbus 56 21 26 9 51 146

Course at Torrey Pines. He was at 13-under 203 and will be in the final group with Crane, who had a 69, and Sim, the 25-year-old Australian playing Torrey Pines for the first time since he was a teenager at the Junior World Championship in 2002. “The score looks pretty solid, but it was a struggle out there,” Imada said. He made a nifty up-anddown from short of the 15th green for one par, saved another par from left of the 16th green, and finished the day with a 35-foot birdie putt that gave him a slightly bigger cushion than he expected. For so many others, birdies were offset by adven-

Saturday’s Games Orlando 104, Atlanta 86 New Orleans 109, Memphis 102, OT Washington 106, New York 96 Milwaukee 95, Miami 84 Portland at Dallas, 9 p.m. Charlotte at Sacramento, 10 p.m. Sunday’s Games Denver at San Antonio, 1 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Boston, 3:30 p.m. Orlando at Detroit, 6 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Cleveland, 6 p.m. Indiana at Toronto, 6 p.m. Philadelphia at New Jersey, 6 p.m. Phoenix at Houston, 7 p.m. New York at Minnesota, 7 p.m. Golden State at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m. Monday’s Games Boston at Washington, 7 p.m. Milwaukee at Miami, 7:30 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Memphis, 8 p.m. Phoenix at New Orleans, 8 p.m. Sacramento at Denver, 9 p.m. Dallas at Utah, 9 p.m. Charlotte at Portland, 10 p.m.

162 Anna Baker 161 Melody Davis 160 Phyllis Williams 159 Dolores Graf HIGH AVERAGE HIGH AVERAGE WOMEN 159 Vickie Yancey

162 Melvin Anna Baker 186 Davis

186Janet Melvin Davis 222 Pegram

Janet A. Pegram 258222Michael Dover

161 Joe Melody Davis 182Judith Joe Garrett Judith Pegram Season To Date Individual Achievements 182 Garrett 221 Pegram 256221James Martin Season To Date Individual Achievements 160 James Phyllis Williams 177Nancy James Martin Nancy Kanouff 177 Martin 220 Kanouff 254220Ronnie Pegram 159 Dolores Graf

254 Brian Stevenson

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WOMEN HIGH AVERAGE MEN HIGH GAME SCRATCH WOMEN HIGH GAME SCRAT 159 Vickie Yancey HIGH AVERAGE MEN HIGH GAME SCRATCH WOMEN HIGH GAME SCRATCH MEN 163 Nancy Kanouff 193 Keith 193 Keith Marable HIGH 225 Patricia Wilson 276 Keith Nancy Kanouff Marable 225 Patricia Wilson 276 Keith MEN Marable HIGH SCRATCH SERIES SCRATCH MEN HIGH HIGH GAME HANDICAP WOMEN HIGHMarable GAME H HIGH SERIES SCRATCH WOMEN HIGHSERIES SERIES SCRATCH WOMEN MEN HIGH GAME HANDICAP GAME HANDICAP 162 Brenda Jiggetts 187 Reuben 187 224WOMEN Vickie Yancey 259 Reuben Davis 584 Joe Anna BakerReuben Davis 267 670Shirlene Joe Garrett Shirlene 284 Keith Ma Brenda Jiggetts Davis 224 Vickie Yancey 259 Royster Reuben Davis 584 Anna Baker 670 Garrett Royster 284267Keith Marable 579 Brian Vickie Yancey 658Judith BrianPegram Stevenson JudithA.Pegram 279 Michael 162Vickie Anna Baker 186 Melvin Davis 267 222 Janet Pegram Michael A. Do 579 Yancey 658 Stevenson 279267Michael Anna Baker 186 Melvin Davis 222 Janet Pegram 258 Dover Michael A.258 Dover 570 Melody Davis 641 James Martin 265 Patricia Wilson 279 161Melody Melody Davis 182 Joe Joe Garrett 221 Judith Pegram 256 James Ernest MartinM 570 Davis 641Garrett James182 Martin 265 Patricia Wilson 279 Ernest256 Morton Melody Davis 221 Judith Pegram James Martin 568 Sarah Morton 633 Reuben Davis 262 Janet Pegram 278 Ronnie P 568 Morton 633 Reuben Davis Janet Pegram 220 Nancy Kanouff 278 Ronnie Pegram 160Sarah Phyllis Williams 177 James 177 James Martin 262 254 Ronnie Pegra Phyllis Williams Martin 220 Nancy Kanouff 254Yancey Ronnie Pegram 557 Keith Nancy Kanouff 622Vickie Keith Marable Vickie 278 Brian St 557 Nancy Kanouff 622 Marable 258 Yancey 278258Brian Stevenson 159 Dolores Graf 254 Brian Regina Durham 276Stevens James M Dolores Graf 254 Brian Stevenson 253 Regina Durham 276253James Martin 268 Reuben 159 Vickie Yancey 268 Reuben Davis Vickie Yancey HIGH HANDICAP WOMEN HIGH SERIES HANDICAP MEN HIGH SERIES HANDICAP WOMEN HIGH SERIES SERIES HANDICAP HIGH SERIES SCRATCH WOMEN HIGH SERIESMEN SCRATCH MEN HANDICAP HIGH GAME HANDICAP WOMEN HIGH GAME HAND HIGH SERIES SCRATCH WOMEN HIGH SERIES SCRATCH HIGH WOMEN HIGH GAME HANDICAP MEN 697 Joe Sarah Morton MEN 721 GAME Joe Garrett 697 Sarah Morton 721 Garrett 584 Anna Baker 670 Joe Garrett 267 Shirlene Royster 284 Keith Marable 284 Keith Marable 688 Judith Pegram 721 Brian Stevenson 584 Anna Baker 670 Joe Garrett 267 Shirlene Royster 688 Judith Pegram 721 Brian Stevenson 579 Vickie Yancey 658 Brian Stevenson 267 Judith Pegram 279 Michael A. Do 681 Vickie Yancey 710 James Martin 579 Vickie Yancey 658 Brian Stevenson 267 Judith Pegram 279 Michael A. Dover 681 Vickie Yancey 710 James Martin 669 John Melody 685 John Davis 265 Patricia Wilson 570Melody Melody Davis 641 James 641Davis James Martin 265 279 Ernest Morton 669 Davis 685 Davis 570 Melody Davis Martin Patricia Wilson 279 Ernest Morton 666 Randy Janet Broughton Pegram 685 Randy Broughton 666 Janet Pegram 685 568 Sarah Morton 633 Reuben Davis 262 Janet Pegram 278 Ronnie Pegra 568 Sarah Morton 633 Reuben Davis 262 JanetMorton Pegram 278 Ronnie Pegram 683 Ernest 683 Ernest622 Morton 557 Nancy Kanouff 622 Keith Keith Marable 258 258 Vickie Yancey 278 Brian Stevenson 278 Brian Stevens 557 Nancy Kanouff Vickie Yancey 681 Terry Leyen 681 Marable Terry Leyen 253 Regina Durham 276 James Martin 276 James Martin 253 Regina Durham Season To Date Team Achievements 268 Reuben Davis Season To Date Team Achievements 268 Reuben Davis 163 162 162 161 160 159 159

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HIGH SERIES HANDICAP HIGH SERIES HANDICAP MEN HIGH GAME SCRATCH HIGH SERIES SCRATCH HIGH GAME HANDICAP HIGH SERIES HANDICAP HIGH SERIES HANDICAP WOMEN HIGHWOMEN SERIES HANDICAP MEN 987 HARRIS T&T CHARTER 2794T&T HARRIS OF HENDERSON 3171 1133FAMILY T&T CHARTER 987 CHARTER 2794 HENDERSON CHARTER EYE CENTER 697T&T Sarah Morton 721 Joe 721OF Joe Garrett 1133 697 Sarah Morton Garrett 963 STRIKEFORCE FORCE 2699ELLIOTT STRIKEFARMS FORCE 1125HARRIS ELLIOTT 963 2699 STRIKE 1125 3115 OF FARMS HENDERSON 688STRIKE JudithFORCE Pegram 721 Brian 721 OF Brian Stevenson 688 Judith Pegram Stevenson 959 HARRIS HENDERSON 2682 FAMILY EYE CENTER 1110MORTON'S FAMILY EYE CENTER 959 HARRIS OF HENDERSON 2682 FAMILY EYE CENTER 1110 FAMILY EYE CENTER 3088 AUTO 681 Vickie Yancey 710 James Martin 959 T&T FAMILY EYE CENTER 2578MORTON'S T&T CHARTER 1098ELLIOTT MORTON'S AUTO 681 Vickie Yancey Martin 959 FAMILY EYE CENTER 710 James 2578 CHARTER 1098 AUTO 3082 FARMS 669 Melody Davis 685 John 685 FARMS John Davis 922Davis ELLIOTT 669 Melody Davis 922 ELLIOTT FARMS 666 Janet Pegram 685 Randy Broughton 685 Randy Broughton 666 Janet Pegram 683 Ernest Morton 683 Ernest Morton 681 Terry Leyen 681 Terry Leyen

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HIGH GAME SCRATCH HIGH SERIES SCRATCH HIGH GAME HANDICAP HIGH SERIES HAND HIGH GAME SCRATCH HIGH SERIES SCRATCH HIGH GAME HANDICAP HIGH SERIES HANDICAP 987 T&T CHARTER2794 HARRIS 2794 HARRIS OF HENDERSON 1133 T&T CHARTER3171 FAMILY EYE 3171CENTER FAMILY EYE 987 T&T CHARTER OF HENDERSON 1133 T&T CHARTER 963 STRIKE FORCE2699 STRIKE FORCE 2699 STRIKE FORCE1125 ELLIOTT1125 ELLIOTT FARMS HARRIS OF H 963 STRIKE FORCE FARMS 3115 HARRIS 3115 OF HENDERSON 959 HARRIS OF HENDERSON 2682 FAMILY EYE CENTER 1110 FAMILY EYE CENTER 3088 MORTON'S A Hiller to a four-year contract extension. Saturday’s Sports Transactions 959 HARRIS OF HENDERSON 2682 FAMILY EYE CENTER 1110 FAMILY EYE CENTER 3088 MORTON'S AUTO 959CENTER FAMILY EYE CENTER 2578 T&T CHARTER1098 1098 MORTON'S AUTO 3082 959 FAMILY EYE 2578 T&T CHARTER MORTON'S AUTO 3082 ELLIOTT FARMS NASHVILLE PREDATORS—Reassigned F ELLIOTT FAR The Associated Press 922 ELLIOTT FARMS 922 ELLIOTT FARMS

BASEBALL n National League NEW YORK METS—Agreed to terms with UT Frank Catalanotto on a minor league contract. FOOTBALL n National Football League BALTIMORE RAVENS—Named Jim Zorn quarterbacks coach. CAROLINA PANTHERS—Named Jeff Rodgers special teams coordinator. HOCKEY n National Hockey League NHL—Suspended Washington D Mike Green three games for delivering an elbow to the head of Carolina F Michael Frolik during Friday’s game. ANAHEIM DUCKS—Signed G Jonas

Andreas Thuresson to Milwaukee (AHL). NEW YORK RANGERS—Reassigned G Miika Wiikman to Hartford (AHL). PHILADELPHIA FLYERS—Assigned LW Mika Pyorala to Adirondack (AHL). ST. LOUIS BLUES—Recalled F D.J. King from Peoria (AHL). Assigned D Tyson Strachan to Peoria. n American Hockey League HARTFORD WOLF PACK—Signed D Julien Brouillette. PROVIDENCE BRUINS—Recalled D Jared Ross from Reading (ECHL). SYRACUSE CRUNCH—Returned F Charlie Kronschnabel to Reading (ECHL). n ECHL READING ROYALS—Signed D Chris Clark.


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Sunday, January 31, 2010

Pro Bowl serves as Super Bowl warmup STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer

MIAMI — The NFL Pro Bowl's experimental one-year move to Miami has resulted in better ticket sales, more media coverage and some grousing by players. "I like Hawaii a lot better," Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison said. He and the other NFL all-stars wanted to end the season in Miami — but not this week. With a new venue and new slot on the league calendar, the Pro Bowl will be played on Sunday as a preliminary to next week's Super Bowl on the same field. It definitely feels like a warmup act. "There's a bittersweet taste," said quarterback Tony Romo, a late addition to the NFC roster after his Dallas Cowboys came up two wins shy of a Super Bowl berth. "You're always hoping to play in the big game." The NFL is trying to transform the Pro Bowl into a bigger game by playing it before the Super Bowl for the first time. The league also moved the game from Honolulu, its home since 1980. One result: The best attendance in 51 years, with a sellout crowd of more than 70,000 expected. But some players said they preferred the more exotic setting of Honolulu for the game. "Hawaii is considered kind of a vacation," San

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Cleveland tackle Joe Thomas signs autographs after a practice for the Pro Bowl on Saturday in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates said. "A lot of these guys are from Florida, and a lot of people come to Florida on a regular basis." Defections by players were numerous, as usual. More than a dozen pulled out citing injuries. Minnesota Vikings tackle Bryant McKinnie

was dismissed from the NFC team for unexcused absences after missing two days of practice. Nearly 40 percent of those originally selected won't play. That includes seven Indianapolis Colts and seven New Orleans Saints missing because they're preparing for the

Super Bowl, a drawback to playing the Pro Bowl first. "You take 14 guys from the Super Bowl teams that are not here," Gates said. "Does it mean it's a true all-star game now?" Frank Supovitz, the NFL's senior vice president for events, noted that the high defection rate was nothing new. It's not what the league sought to fix by changing the date and site of the game, he said. "The changes were meant to look at two things: Whether we could create more excitement with the Pro Bowl being the first event of Super Bowl week, and whether it would have an impact on TV ratings," he said. Ticket sales show the excitement level is up, Supovitz said. And he's optimistic about the U.S. television audience for the game. Those tuning in will see established stars such as Ray Lewis, Chad Ochocinco and DeMarcus Ware, as well as firsttime Pro Bowlers such as DeAngelo Williams, Clay Matthews and Matt Schaub. The U.S. TV audience they attract will help the NFL decide where and when to play future Pro Bowls. The game will return to Honolulu in 2011 and 2012, but the league hasn't decided whether to hold those games before or after the Super Bowl. The Pro Bowl site for 2013 and beyond hasn't been determined.

Jindal looking into ‘Who Dat’ lawsuit MELINDA DESLATTE Associated Press Writer

BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is getting into the "Who Dat" fray with the NFL, asking the state attorney general to look

into a possible lawsuit over the ownership rights to the popular New Orleans Saints phrase. Jindal spokesman Kyle Plotkin says the governor's executive counsel contacted Attorney General Buddy Caldwell's office Saturday.

The call came within hours of the state Democratic Party's governing body calling on Jindal to defend the rights of Louisiana citizens to use the term "Who Dat." Some T-shirt makers have been getting cease-

and-desist letters from the NFL demanding they stop selling shirts with the traditional cheer of Saints fans. The NFL claims the shirts infringe on a trademark it owns. The issue has outraged many residents.

AP Photo/J. Pat Carter

Carolina’s Julius Peppers talks to Washington’s Brian Orakpo during practice at the Pro Bowl on Thursday in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Peppers says he could be playing anywhere in 2010 STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The Pro Bowl means a $1.5 million bonus for Julius Peppers, which will tide him over until the next paycheck. He says he has no idea who will be writing it. “Anywhere is a potential landing spot,” the Carolina Panthers’ defensive end said following the final practice for the NFC all-stars Saturday. “I’m not going to say I want to play for any team or I prefer to play anywhere, because I really haven’t thought about it. I haven’t thought about playing for x, y or z.” Last year the Panthers gave Peppers the NFL’s highest singleseason salary of more than $1 million a game. The contract included a $1.5 million bonus for making the Pro Bowl. The deal came after the Panthers placed the restrictive franchise tag on him, denying Peppers his wish to leave in free agency. Carolina could re-

strict his movement by placing the franchise tag on him again, but that would come with a 20 percent raise, meaning a salary of more than $20 million. The Panthers haven’t said what their plans are. Peppers, who rarely talked to reporters this season, shed little light on his status Saturday. Is he waiting for an offer from Carolina? “I really have no idea what’s going on,” he said. Would he prefer to remain with the Panthers? “I don’t have a preference,” he said. How would he feel about switching to linebacker for a team that plays a 3-4 defense? “I’m just trying to get on a team right now,” Peppers said. “I just want to get a contract.” Peppers, who turned 30 this month, has spent his entire eightyear NFL career with the Panthers. He had 10 1/2 sacks, two interceptions and five forced fumbles this season.

Gilyard’s big plays outshine Tebow in Senior Bowl JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer

MOBILE, Ala. — Mardy Gilyard had 103 yards receiving and caught a 32-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter to help the North race to a 31-13 victory over the South in Saturday's Senior Bowl. Florida quarterback Tim Tebow, meanwhile, had a shaky outing running a pro-style offense against a sturdy defense. He fumbled twice and finished 8 of 12 passing for 50 yards in the showcase for senior NFL prospects. Tebow's longest completion was 11 yards and he netted 4 yards on four rushes, but was never turned loose as a power runner as he often was with the Gators. He battled strep throat early but didn't miss any practice time during a week when he was trying to prove to skeptical NFL teams and draft analysts that he could be a starting pro quarterback. One of the nation's top all-purpose threats, Gilyard also set up a thirdquarter touchdown with a 43-yard catch down the right sideline and had five receptions. Both that pass and the TD came from Central Michigan's Dan LeFevour. Michigan defensive lineman Brandon Graham had two sacks and a forced fumble and was chosen the game's Most Valuable Player.

AP Photo/Dave Martin

North squad running back Rashawn Jackson, of Virginia, runs for a first down during the first half of the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala. Saturday. Gilyard returned two kicks for 52 yards and gained 24 on two punt returns. He was named offensive player of the game while Mississippi State's Jamar Chaney earned defensive honors. Tulane receiver Jeremy Williams had six catches for 82 yards and added a 27-yard run on an end around, and was chosen the South's most outstanding player. That

honor went to Central Michigan's LeFevour for the North. He completed half of his 10 passes for 97 yards and added a 1-yard touchdown run on a sneak, once again outdistancing the much more heralded Tebow. LeFevour finished with more total touchdowns (150) than any other player in Football Bowl Subdivision, including Tebow (145).

Zac Robinson had the game's best passing numbers, throwing for 176 yards and a touchdown before getting intercepted late in the game. Tebow played 11 snaps in the first half, and the South was down two scores by the time he re-entered the game to loud applause late in the third. Dexter McCluster fumbled two plays into his first drive of the half, and his second began at the South's 1-yard line. Tebow led the South to a couple of first downs before Koa Misi stripped the ball from him. He had another fumble on the next drive but lineman Jeff Byers fell on the ball. Gilyard's teammate, Tony Pike, is considered the top-rated NFL prospect among the participating quarterbacks and he looked solid in a brief outing. He was 5 of 12 for 45 yards all in the first half. Gilyard caught two of those passes for 21 yards. LeGarrette Blount had a 14-yard touchdown run for the North, while Lonyae Miller gained a game-high 44 yards on nine carries. Alabama players accounted for all of the South's points. Robinson hit tight end Colin Peek for a 19-yard touchdown and Leigh Tiffin booted field goals of 43 and 33 yards.

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Minnesota offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie blocks during a Nov. 22, 2009 game against the Seattle Seahawks in Minneapolis.

McKinnie dismissed from Pro Bowl squad FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie has been dismissed from the NFC Pro Bowl team for unexcused absences. The NFL said McKinnie missed practice Friday and Saturday and is subject to a fine. His agent didn't respond to messages seeking comment. This was the first Pro

Bowl selection for McKinnie, whose Vikings lost to New Orleans in the NFC championship last Sunday. Defensive end Julius Peppers also had an unexcused absence Friday, but was back at practice Saturday. Since the rosters for Sunday's game in Miami were first announced, more than a dozen players have been scratched.


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Above and below: Mike Schelin rides a motocross bike with his dog Opee, an 8-year-old blue merle Australian shepherd in Perris, Calif.

Motocross mutt

Off-road racing dog has need for speed

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SUE MANNING Associated Press Writer

ERRIS, Calif. (AP) — Opee is only 8, but he’s already a popular veteran in the down and dirty sport of motocross. He can pull 6 Gs. He’s been the centerfold for Cycle News and poses regularly for fan photos. He’s a survivor of the grueling Baja 500 and has racked up more than 10,000 hours on a dirt bike. Sometimes, you can barely see the 70-pound pooch — a blue merle Australian shepherd — through the dust on his goggles and his custom helmet, complete with cam. “I am his biggest fan,” said Mike Schelin, Opee’s owner, race partner and a purveyor of used motorcycle parts from a shop next to his mobile home. Schelin got the dog in 2001 shortly after his divorce. He raises him with other dogs and two horses at a spread he calls Miracle Flats. Known as “The Dogfather” to some in the sport, Schelin always takes a back seat to Opee. “He was my instant best friend,” Schelin said. “He slept in my tool bag. There was something about him. He’s had charisma since Day One. I knew I had a dog who could make a difference.” Schelin, 41, realized he had a fourlegged motocross fan as a pet when he started riding in the desert with Opee on the chase. “I felt bad for him, he would run so long.” So Schelin bought a four-wheeler and they went desert riding together. The dog didn’t like the dust in his eyes, so Schelin got him goggles. One day, Opee ditched the four-wheeler and hopped on the motorcycle tank, where he’s been ever since, Schelin said. If the bike isn’t moving, Opee will just fall asleep on the tank. They keep it bare because they’ve never found a covering that’s comfortable for the dog, Schelin said. Reaction to Opee was magic. He was an instant canine ambassador to offroading. Finding sponsors was no problem and soon Opee had his own custom gear, including a specially made neck brace, inflatable vest, backpack, water supply and several jerseys. He got his American Motorcycle Association card and his SCORE International card, the

latter so he could race in Baja. The dog does lots of other things, too. He’s been a search and rescuer, a California assistance dog and visits kids in hospitals with Schelin. They regularly work crowds at races in the area, including the Supercross in Anaheim. Opee appears to be Schelin’s biggest fan as well. “From what I see, he loves Mike and would go anywhere with him,” said Ricky Johnson, a seven-time national motorcycle champion who owns Perris Raceway near Schelin’s place. Opee and Schelin race, but not to win. Because they’re different and for safety’s sake, they always start in the rear and they only compete with the cyclist in front of them, Schelin said. Schelin’s greatest triumph came when his five-member team — with Opee in the driver’s seat for 276 miles — finished the cross-country Baja 500 with 10 minutes to spare — in 17 hours, 49 minutes, 36 seconds — and ahead of half the pack. “The average person races eight times

before he finishes,” he said. In the beginning, Schelin had trouble seeing around Opee, but they worked out shifts and leans and it’s seldom a problem now. Schelin also uses voice commands. “When we come up to a jump, I tell him to set it up and he will drop down and give me more of a view,” Schelin said. If they’re at the bottom of a cliff or big hill and there’s too much weight, he just tells Opee to get off and meet him at the top. Schelin doesn’t go racing without Opee these days. “I can’t go as fast without him. I can’t jump as far without him. I don’t feel as safe without him. He’s become a natural part of the bike with me. We have this natural rhythm.” Even the most skilled motocross racer has a plaster cast past and Opee is no exception. His worst crash came in the 2006 Baja 500. “We took a spill at 75 mph in the dirt and went into a 40-foot skid,” Schelin

said. The dog isn’t attached to the bike or Schelin in any way. He skinned his nose and scraped his paw. Schelin sliced his leg. The injuries weren’t enough to put them out of the race though. “I would never do anything to hurt my dog,” Schelin said. “Opee keeps me in check at all times. If he doesn’t jump up on the bike, we don’t go.” Schelin is not only racing partner but stage dad for his dog, with a few goals for the future: Do a back flip with Opee into a foam pit (“he would hold on the same way I do — gravity”); see Opee recognized as the fastest dog on the planet (he’s written to Guinness); take a tandem skydive; and go to the movies to see Opee in a major motion picture. Schelin answered a Hollywood agent’s TV ad three years ago, but he hasn’t heard back and is looking for representation. Opee, he said, is too talented to go undiscovered. “The only thing missing is the cape.”


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Celebrate Longtime volunteers honored at Maria Parham Medical Center

Maria Parham Mediham for nearly 33 years, calls up to patients’ rooms. cal Center has recognized feels that she benefits from “My greatest joy, though, seven individuals who volunteering as much as is getting a wheelchair for have given 25 years or the hospital benefits from someone who is slow in more of volunteer serher help. She said that it walking and taking them vice to the organization. gives her great joy to help where they need to go. The Those honorees are Myrtle others and mentioned that kind words they say about White, Dave Foster, Joe one of her duties is to help the way they are given Mahaffey, Hattie Wilanswer the phone at the help makes it all worth(Left to right) Lawrence Bacudio, Luke Wheeless and Clayton Harris won medals in the chess liams, Susie Vick, Alice front desk and transfer while,” said White. competition held at the Montessori School in Raleigh. Watkins and Linda Wells. Ten other volunteers have been recognized for giving 15 to 24 years of volunteer time to the hospital: Carol Dorsey, Jean Mahaffey, On Jan. 10, students Each competition consisted finished in third place. Martha Richardson, Mary from the Vance Charter of four-student sections In the not rated section, Ann Evans, Betty Raynor, School Chess Club comcalled “quads.” Luke Wheeless finished in Helen Harris, Mary Ann peted in the Individual In the second highest first place with a perfect Smith, Iris Simmons, Scholastic Chess Tournasection, Lawrence Bacudio score of four wins and no Etta Briggs and Frank ment held at the Montesfinished in a three-way losses and received the first Sossamon. The nearly 80 sori School of Raleigh. The tie for first place. After place trophy. Clayton Haractive volunteers at Maria students competed against tie-breaker blitz games, ris received the second place Parham have given an 46 other students from he received the second medal in the same section. amazing total of 585 years area schools. place medal. In section Other participants in of service. Students were ranked three, Joseph Sharpe also the tournament from the “We thank these indiJoe Mahaffey Dave Foster into sections according to finished in a three-way tie Vance Charter School viduals for their tireless performance ratings set by for first place. He lost the Chess Club were Hunter dedication to our hospithe U.S. Chess Federation. tie-breaker blitz game and Brummitt and Will Harris. tal,” said Kathy Caudle, director of volunteer/guest Vance Charter School Honors services. “They volunteer a combined total of nearly Christopher Stainback, Gabriella Williams and Vance Charter School 11,000 hours each year. Dylan Yacos. Cody Stainback and Suzie has announced its second Many also give their time A-B Honor Roll: Williams. quarter honor roll: to help with fundraisers A-B Honor Roll: Layla Jonathan Abbott, Annika we offer to employees and Alicardi, C.J. Ayscue, Alashmli, Hunter Allen, 3rd grade our community. These Taylor Betts, Ben Branch, events raise $15,000 annuClara Bobbitt, Kimberly Nakiyah Bullock, David Campbell, Hunter Creech, A Honor Roll: Lance ally. We are so fortunate Cobbs, Dylan Jackson, Janie Evans, Christian Bacudio, Austin Barnes, to have these wonderful Mary Mills, Alyson MoFurr, Leah Grissom, Eleanor Betts, Ethan individuals from our comseley, Matthew Nevils, Austin Murphy, Hunter Collins, Erica Evitts, Matmunity serve as hospital Evan O’Geary, Leah Paul, volunteers.” Norwood, Emily Oswald, thew Gupton, Breanna Christopher Paulson, Hayley Parrish, Bo PuckHarris, Samatha Hines, Myrtle White, who has Susie Vick Alice Watkins Elizabeth Pegram, HarriNoah Jones, John Thomas ett, Bella Strause, Jackvolunteered at Maria Parson Perkinson, Carla Pike, son Vaughan and Joseph Linge, Shawn Matthews, Rebekah Ratliff, Brittany Vaughan. Celia Mann, Matthew Renn, Taylor Richardson, Munn, Rick O’Neal, Mira Alicia Tucker, Marissa Patel, Madison Pinit, 5th grade Vaughan, Madison Waddle Thomas Pittard, Shannon and Jonathan Williams. Riggan, Holton Roberson, A Honor Roll: Megan Kendall Royster, Kyle Sat- Andrews, Leowell Bacudio, 7th grade terwhite, Ryan Stainback Brooks Falkner, Dawson and Alexis Waton. Peoples, Maddie Sauer A Honor Roll: Bryce A-B Honor Roll: Amand Avery Snoddy. Abbott, Jonathan Byrom, ber Abbott, Seth Abbott, A-B Honor Roll: JasJustin Care, Blake ManIsaiah Allen, Jacob Bliss, mine Allen, Emily Ayscue, ning, Amanda Moseley, Seth Bullock, Kennedy Andrew Brame, Owen Christopher Pendergrass Bumpass, Laura Lynn Brame, Jennifer Cable, and Kevin Treacy. Care, Thomas Cottrell, Ashly Collier, Taylor CurA-B Honor Roll: Josh Edwards, Nelson Furin, Morgan Daniels, CalAlegra Bass, Emma entes, Kierra Gray, Chase lie Danehy, Anna Freuler, Linda Wells Myrtle White Hattie Williams Burgess, Ashleigh Dixon, Hester, Haley Hester, AnNoah Greenway, Jackson Armani Grillo, Sarah thony Hudgins, Leah Jack- Grissom, Blaise Gruchacz, Mason, Zachary Norwood, son, Jacob Parrish, Capers Ellie Hedgepeth, Alan Birth Announcements Jake Parks, Reed Sharpe, Pendergrass, Anna Pike, Hicks, Allison Hines, Lindsey Swilley, Luke Austin Ramsey, Hannah Gracie Mason, Brittany Wheeless, Adam Whitener A’Jayla Za’Niyah Clack Cole Robert Pegram Romanello, Joe Sauer, Overby, Madison Owen, and Amber Winstead. Tanner Seay, Chandler Connor Pendergrass, MeJason and Katie Pegram of HenderShamekia Latrice Crudup of HenderStainback, Laila Taylor, gan Radford, Destiny Reid, son announce the birth of their son, Cole son announces the birth of her daughter, 8th grade Tyler Tunstall, Anna Hannah Roberson, Turner A’Jayla Za’Niyah Clack, on Jan. 21, 2010, Robert Pegram, on Jan. 21, 2010, at Maria Weaver, Destiny Woodard, Roberson, Alicia Spence, A Honor Roll: Lawat Maria Parham Medical Center in Hen- Parham Medical Center in Henderson. Foster Yacos and Taylor Katie Testerman, Kassidy rence Bacudio, Ava The infant weighed eight pounds, six derson. The infant weighed five pounds, Young. Tillotson, Payne Watson Gruchacz, Tori Jackson, ounces. The baby’s grandparents are Victo15 ounces. The baby’s grandmother is and John Wheeless. Sadie Lee, Tykayla Marria and Robert Quodros of Poquoson, Va.; Daphine Macon of Washington, D.C. 4th grade tin, Matthew McCutcheon, Robert and Kimberely Lorigon of Fairfax, 6th grade Kaila Pinit, Kayla Royster, Va.; and Jessie and Kay Pegram, and Olivia Jane Frazier A Honor Roll: Megan Harli Sams, Luke Trull Jenny McCrary, all of Henderson. Ayscue, Jordan Burnette, A Honor Roll: Katie and Spencer Yacos. Matt and Melissa Frazier of Charlotte Andrew Crumpler, Whitt Ayscue, Miller BarthoMoriah Serenity Turner A-B Honor Roll: announce the birth of their daughter, Daniel, Kaleb Evans, Lehlomew, Hunter Brummitt, Madison Bobbitt, Micaela Olivia Jane Frazier, on Jan. 25, 2010, at Alison Sierra Turner announces the birth man Ford, Luke Frazier, Uriah Ford, Elizabeth Crowder, Tori Duncan, Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte. The of her daughter, Moriah Serenity Turner, Ella Gruchacz, Brandon Gresham, Carson Noel, Holden Hedgepeth, Nikki infant weighed seven pounds, 15 ounces. on Jan. 26, 2010, at Maria Parham Medical Hughes, Erin McAllister, Autumn Richardson, Henderson, Scoott JackThe baby’s grandparents are Craig and Center in Henderson. The infant weighed Seth Moody, Caroline Kayla Satterwhite, Matson, Zach Long, StephaCindy Katzman of Charlotte, and Tommy six pounds, 11 ounces. The baby’s grandNutt, Blake Owen, Riley tison Satterwhite, Rebecca nie Nguyen and Carly and Pat Frazier of Henderson. mother is Cynthia L. Turner of Manson. Puckett. Proctor, Bryce Roberson, Short, Jacob Weaver,

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Charles Wilson named Community Hero of Month for January Charles Wilson of Henderson was recognized by the Vance County Board of Commissioners as the recipient of the Vance County Community Hero Award on Jan. 4. Wilson was honored for his work over the last 15 years in providing a variety of services in assisting and promoting tourism in Vance County. His services have included providing a pontoon boat for many years for blast-off and check-in

for fishing tournaments at Kerr Lake; providing a pontoon boat for transporting fireworks to the display site; providing boats for the Parade of Lights on Water for 14 years; providing a boat to transport “No Boats Allowed” buoys to the fireworks site and picking up the buoys for 15 years; cleaning the fireworks site after each event; providing a truck and trailer to the Vance County Tourism Department to haul

and deliver supplies to special events; installing and taking down signs and

promote the annual Shoe, Shine, Shag and Dine car show; working as a

“Mr. Wilson gives freely of his time and service without expecting anything in return.” Board Chairman Danny Wright banners for special events; delivering flyers to auto suppliers/businesses to

volunteer at the car show directing traffic, parking, cleaning up and anything

else that needs to be done; and making special items such as steps, signs, frames, A-signs and name tag holders for special events. Wilson was nominated for the award by Commissioner Deborah F. Brown, who represents District 1 on the board. In presenting the award, Danny Wright, chairman of the Board of Commissioners stated, “Mr. Wilson enjoys the car show and the drag racers

reunion as much as his wife, Nancy (director of the Vance County Tourism Department). He works the pre-events and contributes by doing whatever is necessary to help make the car show a success. Mr. Wilson gives freely of his time and service without expecting anything in return. We greatly appreciate his dedication and are honored to recognize Mr. Wilson as our January Community Hero.”


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Horoscopes Did you know that the Perry Library is online? Check out our website at http://www.perrylibrary.org/ to find links where you can add us to your Facebook account, follow us on Twitter and subscribe to the Perry Library Blog.

Youth Services Coming this week: • It’s Children’s Authors and Illustrators Week! Celebrate by checking out some of our newest titles. • Bedtime Stories (for all ages, aimed at ages 2-8): Mondays at 6:30 p.m. Join us in your jammies! Stories, songs, music, bubbles and more! • Teens And Tweens Club (for middle and high schoolers): Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. Join Programming Specialist Ms. Barbara and other teens and ‘tweens to hang out and chat, discuss books and listen to interesting guest speakers. • Animé/Manga Madness (ages 13 and up, ages 10-12 with parent’s permission): Wednesdays at 4 p.m. Are you crazy about graphic novels? Join the Youth Services staff to

discuss all things animated and to watch a new featured selection each week! • Mother Goose Time (for infants and toddlers—ages birth-3): Thursdays at 11 a.m. Songs, rhymes, books, clapping, laughing and fun! • Wii Play at The Library! (ages 7-15, kids younger than 10 need a grown-up): Every other Thursday from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Did you know that the library has a Wii? Join us for gaming on Thursday afternoons.

Adult Services • In memoriam: Robert B. Parker, the author of the much loved novels about fiercely independent and witty Boston private-detective Spenser, died Jan. 18 at age 77. It has been reported that his wife, Joan, found him slumped over at his writing desk. Parker began the series of Spenser novels in the early 1970’s and they inspired the television program “Spenser for Hire.” Recent Spenser novels at the Perry Library include The Professional (2009), Rough Weather (2008), Now and Then (2007), Million-

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Dollar Baby (2006), and School Days (2005). Earlier Spenser novels included Mortal Stakes (1975), Early Autumn (1981), and God Save the Child (1987). We have plenty of novels written during the intervening years as well. Another Robert Parker character, Jesse Stone, has been featured in made-for-TV-movies in recent years. Titles from this series include Stranger in Paradise (2009), High Profile (2007), Sea Change (2005), Stone Cold (2003) and Death in Paradise (2001). • “Let’s Talk About It” series: The next session will be Feb. 9 at Perry Library. The next book to be discussed is A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest Gaines. This popular book talk program is sponsored by The Friends of the Library and the N.C. Humanities Council (“Many Stories, One People”). The theme is law and literature. The series is named for Eva Rubin, a leading scholar on public policy and the U.S. Supreme Court. The books focus on the formidable interactions between the justice system and the lives of individuals. The following sessions will focus on the books Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson and The Emperor

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ARIES (March 21-April 19): Challenge yourself mentally and physically and you will attract attention and impress someone special. Don’t waste your time trying to help someone who doesn’t want to be helped. Don’t lend or borrow money or possessions. 3 stars TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Do your best to visit someone you don’t get to see often enough. You need to remember past experiences if you want to avoid future mistakes. Stand by your convictions and focus on what you do best. 5 stars GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Think before you act. You will be emotional and will blow things out of proportion. Talk to people you trust, especially if you are questioning your current beliefs. You may need to revamp some of your ideas or plans. 2 stars CANCER (June 21-July 22): Recount what you have been through financially, professionally, legally or medically and tally up what you need to do to avoid any reoccurring problems. You can make some serious changes regarding your lifestyle that will lessen your stress and help you build a better future. 4 stars LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Focus on financial opportunities that can lead you out of a tight spot. An innovative service can be turned into a lucrative endeavor. Don’t let someone’s negativity stop you from striving to improve. 3 stars VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Concentrate on the projects you do well and you will impress someone who has an interesting proposal. Doing things with friends or the youngsters in your family will open your eyes to other possibilities that you can incorporate into your current plans. 3 stars LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Take your mind off expensive items or entertainment and focus on helping others. You will run short of cash if you are too easygoing with your spending habits. Set up a budget and get involved in something that will make a difference to society. 3 stars SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Join forces with people in your community to bring about reform. A problem at home will cause emotional grief if you don’t take care of issues immediately. Overindulgence may be one of the underlying factors. 2 stars SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): An entrepreneurial attitude will help you find a way to use old ideas and materials to get ahead now. Look at the best possible way to make your money work for you. Putting any debt you’ve incurred behind you will relieve stress and give you greater freedom. 5 stars CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Don’t blame yourself. You don’t have to spend to impress. If you don’t feel secure about your financial future because someone you love has been demanding, question the relationship. You are doing just fine but you do need to make some personal changes. 3 stars AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Overindulgence coupled with deception can lead you down the wrong path. Rethink your strategy regarding both your personal and professional lives. Emotional matters will surface if you step over a line with someone who can influence your future. 3 stars PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Don’t believe what you are told when accuracy is vital to maintaining your reputation. Deal with past mistakes so you are free to move ahead without roadblocks. An old friend will be able to help you. 3 stars Happy Birthday: Show your true feelings and you will be respected for your thoughts, ideas and plans for the future. What you are willing to give will determine your future. Live life openly, being true to yourself. You have to be happy with who you are if you want to be successful. Your numbers are 3, 11, 17, 20, 23, 37, 42 If you were born on this date: You follow your own path. You are creative and sensitive and do things your own way. You are always looking for new experiences. Eugenia’s Web sites: eugenialast.com for confidential consultations, myspace.com/ eugenialast for Eugenia’s blog, astroadvice.com for fun. COPYRIGHT 2010 UNIVERSAL UCLICK, 1130 Walnut St., Kansas City, Mo. 64106; (816) 581-7500.

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of Ocean Park by Yale University law professor Stephen L. Carter. This project is made possible by a grant from the N.C. Humanities Council, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, in partnership with the North Carolina Center for the Book, a program of the State Library of North Carolina. The program is held every other Tuesday through March 9. Pick up your copy of A Lesson Before Dying at the circulation desk. • Tax forms: North Carolina state tax forms are no longer available at public libraries. As part of the N.C. Department of Revenue’s efforts to reduce printing costs and encourage electronic filing, the agency will not provide tax forms to public facilities like libraries and post offices this year. Individual taxpayers may order forms by mail at no cost by calling the department toll-free at 1-877-252-3052. Taxpayers can also download the forms and print them by going to http:// www.dorstate.nc.us/downloads/ individual.html. Computers are available to print forms at a cost of .10 per page. Federal tax forms will be available as usual on the first floor of the library.

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DEAR ABBY: My fiance died three years ago of cancer. He was only 27. His diagnosis was a shock, and he was gone from complications of treatment barely a month later. Prior to this, while planning our life together, I became close with his family. After his death, I don’t know what I’d have done if they hadn’t been there for me. Although many people symclient pathized, my almost-in-laws came closest to understanding my devastation and pain.

DEAR ABBY: My husband and I married four years ago. My oldest daughter dates my husband’s brother and they’re expecting a baby together, although they are not married. Can you please tell me what this child should call me, my husband and our other children? We’re confused about it and don’t want the child to be confused about who’s who. Any help you can offer on this will be greatly appreciated. — TAMI IN PENNSYLVANIA DEAR TAMI: You are the baby’s biological grandmother, and your husband is the baby’s biological uncle and step-grandfather. Your children are going to be aunts or uncles. Congratulations to all of you. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded will fillby her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069.

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Simply put, we helped each other through it. We remain close to this day. I spend time with his mom and sisters, am invited to birthday dinners and holidays, and we get together on his birthday and the anniversary of his passing. Is this OK? Is it normal? When people hear that we’re still so close, I have had reactions from, “That’s wonderful!” to “You’re holding onto the past.” Although there are still some tears, there is now more laughter when we share memories. And I have begun dating again. I don’t feel that by preserving our relationship we are stuck in the past. Do you? — DOUBTING IN WALNUT CREEK, CALIF. DEAR DOUBTING: There are degrees of involvement. You came very close to being an official member of that family, but fate thought otherwise. Whether your ties remain as tight when you fall in love again remains to be seen. But for now you are all meeting each other’s needs — and as long as it doesn’t hold you back, it’s all right with me.

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DEAR ABBY: When my partner and I eat at a restaurant, the server often clears my partner’s plate before I am finished. I am not a slow eater, but I generally finish after she does. When the server removes her plate, I’m left feeling like I have to rush to finish my meal and that our “shared dinner time” is over. Am I wrong to feel that it’s rude to take away the dishes before everyone at the table is done? As a hostess at home, I wait until the entire table is finished eating before I clear. On the other Dear hand, Abby just about every place Universal Press Syndicate where we eat out does this, so maybe I should get used to it. What do you think? — SUE IN GLOUCESTER, MASS. DEAR SUE: Here in the United States, it is common for servers to take the empty plates from the table. In Europe, diners often linger over a meal, enjoying coffee — a liqueur, perhaps — and good conversation. How does your partner feel about having her plate cleared? If she would prefer that it remain while you finish your dinner, all she needs to do is say to the server, “Please leave it until Sue is done.” If she’s unwilling to do that, then I think you’ll have to get used to it.

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Today’s highlights: 1531 — Holy Roman Emperor Charles V appoints his sister, Mary of Hungary, as Regent of the Netherlands. 1709 — British sailor Alexander Selkirk, the inspiration for Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe, is rescued after being marooned on a Pacific island for four years. 1865 — The House of Representatives passes a U.S. constitutional amendment to abolish slavery. 1891 — Civil war begins in Chile. 1917 — Germany announces policy of unrestricted naval warfare in World War I. 1928 — Leon Trotsky is expelled from Soviet Union. 1943 — German troops surrender at Stalingrad in World War II. 1944 — U.S. forces invade Kwajalein Atoll and other parts of the Japanese-held Marshall Islands during World War II. 1945 — Private Eddie Slovik becomes the only U.S. soldier since the Civil War to be executed for desertion. 1950 — U.S. President Harry Truman announces he ordered the development of the hydrogen bomb. 1957 — Trans-Iranian pipeline, from Abadan to Tehran, is completed. 1962 — Foreign ministers of Organization of American States vote to exclude Cuba from participating in the Inter-American system. 1966 — Soviets launch Luna 9, which makes the first successful soft landing on the moon. 1990 — McDonald’s restaurant opens in Moscow. 1991 — Allied forces claim victory in battle of Khafji, first major ground battle of Persian Gulf War.

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1992 — U.S. President George H.W. Bush asks the U.N. Security Council to impose sanctions on Libya. 1995 — The Mexican peso strengthens when U.S. President Bill Clinton announces a multibillion dollar credit package aimed at helping Mexico out of its financial crisis. 1996 — In one of the worst attacks in Sri Lanka’s 12-year civil war, Tamil separatist rebels ram a truck packed with explosives into the central bank, killing 88 people and injuring more than 1,400. 2001 — A Scottish court convened in the Netherlands convicts a Libyan intelligence officer of murder and sentences him to life imprisonment for the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, which killed 270 people. A second Libyan is acquitted. 2003 — Six men are convicted in Mozambique of the November 2000 killing of investigative reporter Carlos Cardoso. The journalist was gunned down in a Maputo suburb while probing the disappearance of US$14 million in privatization funds from the Commercial Bank of Mozambique. 2007 — Counter-terrorism police in Birmingham, England, arrest nine men and foil an alleged kidnapping scheme that involved torturing and beheading a British Muslim soldier and broadcasting the execution on the Internet.

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Past Sundance sweetheart Ferrera returns to indie festival By DAVID GERMAIN AP Movie Writer

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — America Ferrera came to the Sundance Film Festival eight years ago as an unknown with only one professional acting gig behind her. She’s back as a star. The star of “Ugly Betty” had her coming out party at Sundance in 2002 with “Real Women Have Curves,” the tale of a Mexican-American teen caught between her parents’ traditional working-class values and her own desire to go to college. The film won the audience award as the festival favorite chosen by Sundance fans, earned Ferrera an acting prize, and became a calling card for a Hollywood future with “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants” and its sequel, along with her TV show. It was the first professional acting job for Ferrera, who was 17 at the time and struggling for a toehold in a town where curvy Hispanics tend to get cast in working-class ethnic parts while waferthin blondes score the best lead roles. “What’s so kind of beautiful about the whole thing was that everything that made me not right for all of those hundreds of commercial auditions that I went on and no one ever wanted me for is what made me perfectly right for ‘Real Women Have Curves,’ ” said Ferrera, 25, who is back at Sundance with the Iraq War homecoming drama “The Dry Land.” “There’s not really a choice about, am I going to pursue a typical career? Because I’m not the typical standard, so that’s not even an option. I just have to be who I am and seek out things that fit me, are right for me. I was just so lucky with ’Real Women Have Curves.’ At that point, I would have done an insurance commercial. I would have done anything.” Written and directed by Ferrera’s boyfriend, Ryan Piers Williams, “The Dry Land” features her as a troubled wife dealing with the violent mood swings of her husband (Ryan O’Nan), a soldier afflicted with

post-traumatic stress disorder from combat in Iraq. Ferrera had her doubts that Williams would get the film into production, given how other war-onterror movies have failed to find an audience. Yet her boyfriend was determined, and Ferrera eventually signed on as an executive producer as well as co-star. “She pushed me so hard to just make the script better and better and better and to just never settle for anything less than the vision I was setting out to make,” said Williams, who also made a short film with Ferrera and now makes his feature debut. Ferrera got in touch with some old friends, including Melissa Leo, who had played her mother in an episode of “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” six years ago. “America called out of the blue and asked, would I read her boyfriend’s script? About 12 pages in, I got back in touch with her and Ryan and said, ‘I will do this at any time. Just tell me when and where. I will be there and join you,’ ” said Leo, who plays Ferrera’s ailing mother-in-law in “The Dry Land.” Leo said she knew when she first met Ferrera that the young actress had a great future ahead. Early on, though, Ferrera faced casting directors who could not get a handle on her Hispanic looks but all-American voice and bearing. “I realized how Latina I was, and then also, at the same time, how not Latina enough I was, because I’m born and raised in Los Angeles. I speak Spanish, but I don’t speak perfect Spanish, not like a native speaker. So I’d go into an audition, and they’d ask me if I could sound more Latina,” Ferrera said. “I was like, I don’t know what you mean. I was born, I was raised in the San Fernando Valley. I’ve been to 35 bar mitzvahs. What do you want from me?” Ferrera does get to play against type in the upcoming animated comedy “How to Train Your Dragon.” She provides the voice of Astrid, a blonde, blue-eyed Viking warrior. On the Net: Sundance Film Festival: http:// festival.sundance.org/2010

Celebrity Briefs Timberlake wins Harvard’s Hasty Pudding award CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Justin Timberlake will soon have a new piece of hardware for his trophy case — a pudding pot. The Grammy and Emmy award winner was named Harvard’s Hasty Pudding Man of the Year on Tuesday. Timberlake will receive the award at a roast set for Feb. 5. Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the nation’s oldest undergraduate drama troupe, said in a statement that the singer, songwriter, actor and producer was selected because he’s “one of pop culture’s most influential entertainers.” His album, “Justified,” produced four No. 1 singles, making him the first artist in Nielsen Top 40 history with four No. 1 hits from one album. He has also appeared on television and in movies, including “Alpha Dog.” Actress Anne Hathaway was named Hasty Pudding

Woman of the Year earlier this month.

Jennifer Lopez to appear on ‘How I Met Your Mother’ NEW YORK (AP) — Jennifer Lopez will play a selfhelp expert on an episode of the CBS comedy “How I Met Your Mother” in March. The actress-singer portrays Anita Appleby, a no-nonsense author who tries to “train” men into better behavior in relationships. Her target is Neil Patrick Harris’ playboy-bachelor character, Barney. Appleby makes it her mission to break him. Carter Bays, the show’s co-creator, joked Wednesday about Lopez’s appearance: “We’re looking forward to a week of revealing outfits and sexy dance moves the likes of which this show hasn’t seen since Regis Philbin gueststarred.” The exact date of Lopez’s episode hasn’t been set. The Monday-night comedy recently reached a milestone with its 100th episode.


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Real Estate

Section D Sunday, January 31, 2010

Home-sale savvy

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10 red flags that can sink a home sale CAMILLA MCLAUGHLIN For The Associated Press

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ew things induce anxiety and frustration more than having a home sale delayed, especially when your belongings have already been loaded onto the moving truck. Yet, few paths from contract to closing are without an obstacle or two. Good real estate agents are attuned to red flags that come up, but consumers should also be aware of potential problems and how to avoid many bumps in the road. “Purchasing a home is an intensely personal and emotional process. It is not uncommon for minor hiccups to become major issues due to the emotional nature of the transaction,” says Walt Danley a Coldwell Banker agent in Phoenix, Ariz. Here are some of the most common:

1. The buyer has an existing home to sell.

Even if potential buyers have a mortgage preapproval and claim they can buy without selling their current home, when the deadline nears some of these buyers balk. Quite often, the mortgage approval disappears, says Don Bruemmer, a broker with Plumb & Company in Salt Lake City, Utah. To troubleshoot a dilemma like this, and spare sellers the loss of valuable days on market, Bruemmer specifies a mortgage contingency requiring the buyer to apply to two mortgage companies. A refund of the deposit would only be given if the buyer is declined by both companies. 2. Underground oil tank or an old septic system. Environmental issues can muck up a deal, especially in states with strict regulations. Underground oil tanks were popular in the Northeast at one time but are now considered a hazard because of potential leaks. Typically real estate agents suggest sellers remove tanks before putting the home on the market. Septic regulations vary by municipality and some states such as Massachusetts require a system be inspected and meet strict standards before the home is sold. The repair or replacement can be expensive and

time consuming so sellers should get the necessary approvals ahead of time. However, they should follow the timelines and dates required by their state and/or municipality.

Usually this occurs when the owners have been in the home a long time. Real estate agents should be on the lookout for potential problems like this. Many will do the research to locate lost documents.

3. The lender is unknown to the real estate agents. Delays in approvals, last minute changes in terms can snag a deal. Experienced agents suggest having the buyers be pre-approved by a second lender, one both real estate agents work with and know can complete the work in a timely fashion. Then if a glitch comes up there will be a fall back.

8. Inspection opens the door to new price negotiation. Home inspections are performed to uncover hidden defects that are not easily observable to consumers and real estate agents. Sellers should be proactive and repair everything they can and/or get estimates for any work they know needs to be done, since even minor issues can have buyers questioning the price. Also, rather than have any repair items deducted from the price, and possibly delay the mortgage approval, some agents suggest sellers make a separate payment to the buyers. Michelle Bellasari with Real Associates Florida Properties in Boca Raton, Fla., says she troubleshoots potential defects ahead of time, such as a roof repairs which might be a deal breaker. Most of her first-time buyer clients have limited funds and cannot afford to waste money inspecting a home if there are obvious and expensive near-term repairs.

4. Phone calls or e-mails are not returned. Good communication speeds negotiations. When title companies don’t respond or when an agent dodges calls, it can slow down the process or be an indication of a brewing problem. Although there is no absolute solution, the best precaution is to be proactive. If the seller is a bank, or the owner needs the bank’s approval (because the home is selling for less than the mortgage), the process can take much longer than a typical sale, and there is little real estate agents or buyers can do to hurry the process. 5. A property disclosure statement was left unsigned. The property disclosure informs buyers about any known problems or defects of the property and explains what sellers have done to repair or resolve them. The price offered by buyers should take the disclosure into account. Experienced real estate agents won’t allow sellers to agree to an offer until the buyer signs the statement. 6. Out of town appraiser. Appraisers who are unfamiliar with a type of property, price bracket or area are a caution flag for real estate agents. Even if there have been multiple bids on a home, banks and mortgage companies will not go above the appraised value. Buyers can still complete the purchase but will have to close the gap between appraised value and sale price with additional cash. Sellers should ensure agents can back up the list price with recent comparable sales. Although they can’t influence appraisers, real estate agents can give them this information. 7. Garages turned into rooms and other additions. Often the necessary permits were not obtained, have been lost or the municipality can’t locate the records.

9. A change in the terms of a mortgage. Suddenly payments on a 15year mortgage seem too high or high fees offset a low interest rate. Changing terms can restart the clock and delay a deal. By law, a lender is required to provide a good faith estimate of fees and rates within three days of receiving a mortgage application. Even if they are only being prequalified for a mortgage, potential buyers should ask for a good faith estimate so they understand fees and rates. 10. An unknown lien is uncovered. Old paid-off mortgages that have not been registered are the most typical title issue uncovered. In rural areas, water rights, property lines or other easements can cloud the chain of ownership and they are often not uncovered until the title is researched. Experienced attorneys who specialize in real estate can often find a solution so the sale proceeds on time.


The Daily Dispatch - Sunday, January 31, 2010  

Newspaper covering Vance, Granville and Warren counties in North Carolina

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