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EPA: Thomasville didn’t reveal full extent of wastewater spill BY DARRICK IGNASIAK ENTERPRISE STAFF WRITER
THOMASVILLE – Miscommunication caused Thomasville officials to underreport a wastewater spill that allowed 15.93 million gallons of raw sewage enter into Hamby Creek in July and August, city officials said Monday. According to City Manager Kelly Craver, the federal Environmental Protection Agency made Thomasville employees recalculate an amount of 385,000 gallons of raw sewage that initially was reported by the city Aug. 4 to the N.C. Division of Water Quality. The untreated wastewater spill,
which began July 13 and ended Aug. 4, came from the North Hamby Creek Outfall Line near Baptist Children’s Home Road, and sewage spilled into the North Hamby Creek in the Yadkin/Pee Dee River Basin. Craver said the wastewater spill happened as a result of a manhole that collapsed, possibly during or after a rain storm on July 13. The city manager said he knew of no environmental impacts that could be attributed to Thomasville’s wastewater spill. Yadkin Riverkeeper Dean Naujoks said EPA officials conducted
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Pre-market opens with satisfying results
NO FRILLS: Vegas event is strictly business this year. 2A
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HIGH POINT – Major furniture events in High Point and Las Vegas overlapped for the first time when the sun rose on Monday morning as Pre-market and the Las Vegas Furniture Market opened. Pre-market, an invitation-only event for buyers and manufacturers, began slowly, but an expanded list of secured retailers may have given the event an extra boost as the day wore on, according to some exhibitors. “So far, so good,” said Page Wilson, president of Pulaski. “We were reasonably busy (Monday) morning, and we had some appointments on Sunday (with retailers).” More retailers than ever before were secured for the event, according to figures released by the High Point Market Authority. This gives exhibitors more opportunities to display new products and gain commitments from buyers before the High Point Market opens next month, said Kevin O’Connor, chairman of the board for the authority and president of Samson Marketing. “My guess is we’ll have close to 100 retailers that come through,” he said about the event which ends today. Mike France, vice president of sales for Progressive Furniture, said he had seen twice as many customers before lunch on Monday than he saw during an entire day at the spring Pre-market. “You don’t write any business here, but we’re hoping for commitments from people we’re expecting to see,” he said. “It’s always worthwhile to be open at Pre-Market. We’re open at the Las Vegas Furniture Market, too.” France and several exhibitors said they were participating in both events, but the scheduling conflict made it difficult. “The Las Vegas Market is important for us, but the High Point Market is important for us as well,” France said. “It’s kind of unusual with Pre-market and the Las Vegas Market going head to head.” O’Connor said he didn’t want people to think of it as a “High Point versus Las Vegas” scenario. “The competition in Las Vegas has made us stronger,” he said. “It’s made manufacturers work harder to get their customers here.” email@example.com | 888-3617
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Students, teachers enjoy smooth first day
RANDOLPH COUNTY – Teachers had four full days last week to get classrooms ready for classes at the new Wheatmore High School, and those efforts made for a smooth first day Monday. “It has gone wonderful,” Courtney Page, a foods teacher, said of the first day. “It’s very
Daryl Barnes Principal exciting. The kids’ have been able to get into the kitchen and see the equipment. They are very excited about it.” The 600 students at Wheatmore had been sharing space at Trinity High until their new school was ready for occupancy. Teachers spent Thursday through Sunday getting their classrooms ready for students,
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Freshman Jessi Burton was one of the first to show up Monday at Wheatmore High School. She arrived around 7 a.m. even though students could not enter the building before 7:50 a.m. and Randolph County Schools used Thursday and Friday as teacher workdays to get the new school prepared for teachers and students. “It took a total team effort,” Wheatmore High Principal Daryl Barnes said. “I’m very proud to see how everybody pitched into make this happen.” A pep rally was held Monday morning to celebrate the first day inside the new school. Barnes said the school’s band played the fight song, cheer-
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Making the choice Exhibitors explain their decision to show in High Point, Las Vegas BY PAM HAYNES ENTERPRISE STAFF WRITER
HIGH POINT – It wasn’t easy for Progressive Furniture to participate in both Pre-market and the Las Vegas Furniture Market. Mike France, vice president of sales for the company, had been traveling to other furniture events in the South before he returned to his High Point home Sunday night so that he could open the Progressive Furniture showroom on Monday morning. Meanwhile, other members of the Progressive sales team headed to Las Vegas. “This company does well in Las Vegas, but it’s unfortunate that Vegas chose to schedule on top of High Point this year,” France
said. “Now, dealers are having to make choices about where they go.” France joins a group of exhibitors who see advantages to participating in both Pre-market and the Las Vegas Furniture Market, but they had to take extra measures to set up for the events that take place simultaneously this year, with Pre-market scheduled for Sept. 14-15 and the Las Vegas Furniture Market scheduled for Sept. 14-17. Kevin O’Connor, chairman of the board for the High Point Market Authority and president of Samson Marketing, said there were differences between the two markets that attract certain exhibitors. “Las Vegas is not for everybody,
and High Point is not for everybody,” O’Connor said. “Las Vegas makes sense for West Coast retailers who no longer have to come to the East Coast for a market. But High Point has the majority of major manufacturers.” Other exhibitors, such as U.S. Furniture Industries on Main Street, chose only to participate in Pre-market this year because of that reason. “Due to the lack of top 100 manufacturers attending Vegas, we made the decision to exit that market and have opted to focus our efforts in High Point,” said Derek Lin, manager of the company. “Our focus is to grow our business here on the East Coast.” email@example.com | 888-3617
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their investigation based on a report he received on Aug. 28. Naujoks said he received a tip from an employee at the Thomasville Wastewater Treatment Plant who claimed plant officials intentionally underreported the spill totals to the media. “I don’t believe we had anybody on staff who intentionally underreported this,” Craver said. “I can’t speak to why someone made that call. That was somebody’s personal decision, but I hate they didn’t tell me. We would
have fixed it as soon as we would have known about it.” The EPA investigation concluded the spill was underreported because of “miscommunication,” according to Morgan Huffman, the city’s public services director. The EPA also told Thomasville officials that there was no “criminal intent” by city employees, Huffman said. Kevin LaPointe, a special agent with the EPA’s Criminal Investigation Division, could not be reached
for comment Monday. Naujoks, who started his own investigation Friday, said the Thomasville wastewater treatment spill is the largest that he has heard of in more than a decade. From his investigation, Naujoks said plant operator logs from July 16 to July 25 indicate flow coming into the plant had dropped from an average of 2 million gallons a day to 1.2 million gallons a day. “Someone is lying about what took place out here because it is clear
LAS VEGAS – As the semiannual World Market Center in Las Vegas opened on Monday, considerable home furnishings industry interest clearly was focused on several major factors affecting not just the Las Vegas event but the industry as a whole. Since the home furnishings industry has been in the doldrums for a decade, only to be exacerbated by the continuing recession, it remains to be seen how today’s economic uncertainties will determine attendance figures and buying patterns. Also uncertain is the effect of opening on Monday in September for four days, instead of the previous five-day schedule in July with no weekend dates. As the three-building WMC opened Monday, many crossover buyers already were in Las Vegas attending the seventh annual ABC Kids show at the nearby Las Vegas Convention Center. The show featured hundreds of baby furniture items, nursery lighting, rugs and accessories exhibitors among the more than 1,000 booths. While WMC fall market officially opened Monday, a number of permanent exhibitors, including the Design Center sections in all three buildings, were opened on Sunday. Surveying exhibitors and buyers in the three buildings Monday, it was obvious everyone who did make it to Las Vegas came to do business, not to enjoy the “delights” of the city. And the level of business most sought depended on the not-unexpected factors of value for the price in an effort to reach
from the plant’s own data people knew this spill was happening,” he said. “A 15 million gallon sewage spill, larger than the Exxon Valdez oil spill, does not go undetected for 20 days straight without knowing it is happening.” The city initially was fined $1,616 in August for reporting the spill of 385,000 gallons. Huffman said he wouldn’t be surprised if there was a modification of the initial fine.
A story that ran in the Sept. 12 edition of the High Point Enterprise incorrectly listed one of the options presented by Randolph County Schools officials to redistrict the area’s middle schools and/or elementary schools. The proposal to convert Archdale Elementary into a sixth-grade school would allow Archdale Trinity Middle School to be a sixth-through-eighth-grade school that fed to the new Wheatmore High School. The story incorrectly listed Braxton Craven as the sixth-through-eighthgrade school that would feed to Wheatmore.
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today’s wary consumers. From free freight to every other imaginable deal and promotion, buyers were shopping these added inducements as seriously as price/value elements and new introductions. WMC President Robert Maricich indicated at a Monday press conference that pre-registrations exceeded any of the five previous WMC markets, with a 13 percent increase in international registration from February’s numbers and 38 percent more than last July’s pre-registration figures. Like several exhibitors, Powell Company’s Anne Russell, vice president of merchandise, reported it did an extensive mailing in July to encourage accounts to come to the Las Vegas Market, especially since it had decided not to open its High Point showroom for Pre-market this week. Russell said response to the mailing was “very positive,” adding that because of the WMC and High Point Pre-market dates being so close, “We had to make a decision which to participate in and decided WMC would serve as pre-market for us with our buyers.” Another factor in the decision is the fact that the Las Vegas Powell showroom, at 25,000 square feet, is more than double High Point’s 12,000 square feet, “giving us greater space to show our complete collections and introductions, especially youth bedrooms and accents.” At Monday’s press conference, Maricich also reported 70 percent of the 1,400 permanent and temporary exhibitors indicated they would have new product for this September market.
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Pregnant teen fatally shot at school bus stop
CHARLOTTE (AP) â€“ A pregnant 15-year-old was shot in the head and killed Monday as she waited at a North Carolina school bus stop, and her baby was in critical condition. The shooting followed a domestic dispute and authorities had identified a supect, said police spokesman Rob Tufano, who declined to elaborate. Tiffany Wright, who was eight months pregnant, was shot before dawn at a stop in north Charlotte. She attended Hawthorne High School, a school with a special program for pregnant teens. Wright was found by her foster mother, who had just walked Wright to the bus stop and returned home, Tufano said. She heard at least three gun-
shots and went outside to find Wright in the street. Wright was rushed to Carolinas Medical Center, where she later died. Hospital spokeswoman Katie Ratchford said the baby was in critical condition. Wright was described as a smart, focused student. â€œIt was clear that Tiffany was academically strong and off to a good start,â€? Hawthorne Principal Travey Pickard told The Charlotte Observer. Pickard didnâ€™t return a telephone message from The Associated Press, but Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools spokeswoman Cynthia Robbins said grief counselors were available for students. Students said Wright always had a smile on her face.
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Wreck on I-85 kills one A fiery crash between a tractortrailer and a car that blocked the southbound lanes on Interstate 85 in Davidson County, according to WXII12 News. One person died in the accident, and the wreckage (above) brought traffic to a stand-still for several hours while emergency personnel extinguish the fire (left) and cleaned up the scene. The name of the victim wasnâ€™t released as of press time Monday.
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Gaither â€˜Buddâ€™ Winfree
THOMASVILLE â€“ Mr. Gaither â€œBuddâ€? Winfree, 63, died Monday, September 7, 2009, at Thomasville Medical Center. Budd was born in High Point, October 6, 1945, a son of Ralph Winfred Winfree and Clara Griffin Winfree. He was an Army veteran of Vietam and was a security guard. Budd attended Godâ€™s Little Chapel. Surviving are a son, Keith Winfree and his wife Angela of Trinity; a daughter, Robin Winfree of Trinity; his mother, Clara Cecil of Thomasville; a brother, Danny Winfree and his wife Mae of Thomasville; three granddaughters, Jennifer and Kandy Ellis,and Tiffany Winfree; four grandsons, Nolan, Randy and Timothy Ellis and Casey Bullins and three greatgrandchildren, Jaiden and Madison Ellis and Cameron Clark. Memorial service will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. in the Davis Funerals & Cremations Chapel by Pastor Bruno Wolf. The family will receive friends at the funeral home following the service until 9 p.m. Online condolences may be made at davisfuneralsandcremations.com.
NEW LONDON â€“ Joe Palmer Penland, died Sept. 14, 2009. Memorial service will be held 4 p.m. Friday at Chandlerâ€™s Grove United Methodist Church, Badin Lake. Briggs Funeral Home in Denton is assisting the family.
Auda â€˜Rayâ€™ Miller HIGH POINT â€“ Mr. Auda â€œRayâ€? Miller, 54, of High Point passed away on September 13, 2009, at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. Mr. Miller was born November 16, 1954, in High Point to James Rayburn Miller and Hannah Kennedy Miller. He was employed at Thomas Built Buses for 36 years where he was a member of Local U.A.W. Union 5287. Mr. Miller is survived by a daughter, Angela Petroff and husband, Jeff of Thomasville, a son Jason Miller of High Point, two grandchildren, Courtney Petroff and Ashley Shea Petroff, his mother, Hannah Miller of Winston-Salem, three brothers, John Miller of Pleasant Garden, Fred Miller of Winston-Salem and Ed Miller of High Point, a sister, Janet Stafford of Summerfield , an uncle, Joel Miller of Asheboro and several nieces and nephews. The Funeral will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday in the Chapel of Cumby Family Funeral Service in High Point by Reverend Niels Chapman. The interment will be in Oaklawn Memorial Gardens in Winston-Salem. A visitation will be from 6:30 until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made through www. cumbyfuneral.com.
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Thomasville mulls contract for accountants BY DARRICK IGNASIAK ENTERPRISE STAFF WRITER
THOMASVILLE â€“ The Thomasville City Council will consider awarding a three-year contract Monday night to the accounting firm of Martin Starnes & Associates CPAs. The accounting firm has proposed the contract be $42,000 in 2010, $43,500 in 2011, and $45,000 in 2012. Martin Starnes & Associates CPAs has performed Thomasvilleâ€™s annual audit for the last three years. In a memo to Thomasville Finance Director Tony Jarrett, Bry-
an Starnes, a partner with the firm, said the company is offering a zero percent increase for 2010 because it is â€œsensitive to the economic conditions facing the city.â€? Jarrett said Monday he is â€œvery pleasedâ€? with Martin Starnes & Associates CPAs because the accounting firm gives two audits within a year instead of one. According to Jarrett, the accounting firm the city used before Martin Starnes & Associates CPAs charged the city approximately $51,000 in 2006. In other business, the City Council will hold a public hearing on a
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I thank Regis Kline for his letter about tort reform (Your View, Sept. 6 “Democrat health care bills contain no tort reform”). There is no question that it is needed, but everyone knows that the Congress will not pass such legislation, since most are lawyers. There is another possible option. Have insurance companies offer surgery insurance for patients. This would allow the private sector to pay for surgical problems including death. No one could bring civil suits against doctors or hospitals, but there would be criminal statues that would be instituted against both so that charges could be brought in case of malpractice. Jail time could be imposed in case of death. The AMA also would have reason to punish those who might be proven guilty. The cost of insurance for malpractice now runs near $250 billion per year – about a quarter of the total cost of health care in this country. The savings would lower costs so that most Americans could afford private insurance for health care. This would not hurt any special interest group, even trial lawyers, because they would still be hired by doctors in the criminal cases. Insurance companies would be happy and patients (and their families) would benefit from the proceeds of surgical insurance purchased for that protection. It would be just like purchasing
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flight insurance when you take a trip. Prices of this kind of insurance would be nominal and most important, it would be determined by the patient as to what could be afforded. The savings to government would allow for more people to be covered who cannot afford private health care. Where is it written that we have to pay for everyone’s health care – especially illegal aliens? It’s about time we realize that we can’t be everything to everybody in this country. Thomas Jefferson has flipped over in his grave many times since President Obama’s election. DICK CULLER High Point
Obama administration is unwilling to resist terrorists I’m writing this letter on the anniversary of one of the saddest days in recent history. It’s sad in more ways than one. Today is 9/11. How sad a day for all of the American citizens that lost their lives that day for a radical purpose that some still don’t understand. Some don’t even want to understand because it goes against their ideology and warped
views of the way society should be. Where were those poor souls’ rights that terrible day? Where was the ACLU, the high powered lawyers and Mr. Eric Holder ( I use Mr. with reservations). I do believe they turned a deaf ear and blind eye to what happened that day. I do believe they are afflicted with selective memory. Some citizens chose to stand and be burned alive. Some chose to jump to escape what would be a very torturous death. A little water on their faces that day would have surely been a Godsend to the misery they endured. So, U.S. Attorney General Holder will have to honor his boss’ wishes. He has his orders, and he will see them through. In my opinion, giving the Gitmo terrorist fighters any rights will desecrate the deaths of all who died that day. These fighters are as guilty as the cowards that flew the planes that day. It is called guilt by association. Holder should be aware of that term, being he is tied to an administration that their associations will be their downfall. If an administration will not protect innocent, deceased citizens’ rights, then let me ask you, what’s coming in the near future for those of us that are still here? DON SNIDER High Point
Everyone may not be aware that before each NASCAR race, they have a chapel service for all drivers, their crews and mechanics. Then before the race, there is a prayer before 100,000 or more fans. Then someone sings the National Anthem and then a flyover of military aircraft. Then someone says gentlemen start your engines. God bless America, and God bless NASCAR. JACK F. LEWIS High Point
Was the $10,000 fine for Serena Williams’ outburst in the U.S. Open tennis tournament sufficient? In 30 words or less (no name, address required) e-mail your thoughts to letterbox@hpe. com. We asked if you have a problem with President Obama speaking to the nation’s school students? Here is a final response: • Since the school kids could not vote in the last election, we should hope they are not so easily fooled as the ones who could and did.
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embers of the Thomasville City Council made the fair decision last week in the matter of whether to require city department heads to live there. The decision, however, might not be the one that most city residents support as general principle. Residency policy questions arose when City Manager Kelly Craver hired Salisbury resident Jeff Insley as police chief earlier this year. It was learned that Thomasville has no requirements for department heads to live in the city, as numerous municipalities across the state do. In fact, Thomasville doesn’t require its city manager to reside in the city. Craver is a resident of Greensboro. Although Thomasville officials probably will address this issue at some time in the future, City Council members decided it was best just now to shelve talk about a residency requirement for department heads. After all, it certainly wouldn’t seem fair to require department heads to live in the city if the manager isn’t required to. According to news reports, all 13 of Thomasville’s department heads, in addition to Craver, live outside of the city. Trying to institute a residency requirement now would be a personnel (and possibly legal) nightmare because residency requirements should be addressed during the interview and hiring process. Although such a policy has pros and cons, it seems that the pros rule and that requiring residency of all department heads does not impose an undue burden. For now, city officials should check the sentiment of Thomasville residents and begin developing a policy based on those feelings that could be adopted to apply to city leaders at some point in the future. If a residency requirement is what the people of Thomasville want, it’s what the people should get.
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f Forrest Gump’s mama was right that “stupid is as stupid does,” then there are quite a few North Carolina politicians, activists and political commentators whose recent public behavior makes them as thick as old molasses. It has become all the rage to ridicule one’s political opponents as not just mistaken but stupid. Democrats are doing it right now by making fun of the so-called Birthers who question President Barack Obama’s place of birth. They refer to polls indicating that significant numbers of Republican-leaning voters aren’t convinced that Obama was born in the United States. It wasn’t that long ago, however, that it was the Republicans doing the name-calling. Back in the 2006-08 period, they had a field day pointing out the large number of Democratic-leaning voters who thought that the 9/11 attacks were an inside job. They were called Truthers – which is, of course, what the term Birther is a response to. With regard to Truthers, Birthers and other Flat-Earthers, my advice is for everyone to just calm down and stop making such jackasses of themselves. Instead of assuming the worst, take a closer look at the particular poll questions involved and apply a little common sense. For example, when a voter responds to a question about where Obama was born with uncertainty, don’t assume that he must necessarily believe the president was born in Kenya, Indonesia or the planet Vulcan. Some of these voters may indeed doubt the official story but others are likely just not sure whether Hawaii became a state before or after Obama’s birth, and whether that matters in determining his citizenship. Rather than yanking a single poll question
out of context and using it to declare large swaths of the voting population to be idiots, folks should look at broader measures of voter knowledge. For example, the Pew Research Center has released a number of nationwide surveys through OPINION its Pew Knowledge Project. The most recent one, from April 2009, John examines public knowledge of Hood such issues as the recession, ■■■ bank bailouts and foreign policy. Out of 12 questions on the news survey, the average number of correct answers was 7.4. Republicans were slightly more likely (8.1) than Democrats (7.2) or Independents (7.3) to answer questions correctly. This is a familiar finding in such quizzes. You’ll also typically find that men score a little better than women, older voters score better than younger voters, and the propensity to answer correctly rises with income and education. None of these findings necessarily speaks to intelligence, by the way. Differing patterns of news consumption probably explain a lot of it. And if you think that only those who can remember the current Dow Jones average are capable of casting wise votes, you have a distorted view of human wisdom. Both of America’s political coalitions, the Center-Right and the Center-Left, include people who know a lot about current events and people who know little. The proportions don’t differ all that much. It is silly to pretend otherwise. Some might even say it’s stupid. JOHN HOOD is president of the John Locke Foundation in Raleigh and publisher of CarolinaJournal.com.
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Knox witness in Italy doubts DNA evidence
PERUGIA, Italy – DNA evidence at the center of a murder trial in Italy of an American student accused of killing her roommate is unreliable, according to a forensic expert testifying for the defense Monday. Adriano Tagliabracci took the stand in the trial of Amanda Knox and codefendant Raffaele Sollecito, which resumed after a summer break, in Perugia, central Italy. Knox and Sollecito are charged with murder and sexual violence in the 2007 slaying of Meredith Kercher.
Iran to meet world nuke powers; 1st talks in a year
VIENNA – Iran warned the U.S. and Israel on Monday it will repel any attack – while also tamping down tensions by agreeing to meet with Washington and other world powers more than a year after talks broke down over Tehran’s refusal to curb its nuclear activities. The U.S., Iran and European Union expressed hope the Oct. 1 talks could lead to substantive negotiations – despite Iranian warnings it would not even discuss meeting U.N. Security Council demands that it freeze uranium enrichment.
Residents of the Pakistani tribal area of Kyber along the Afghanistan border flee their hometown on the suburbs of Peshawar, Pakistan, Monday. Security forces began their latest offensive in the region, allegedly killing over 150 militants.
Missile kills 4 in Pakistan; 18 die in stampede MIR ALI, Pakistan (AP) – A missile fired from a suspected unmanned U.S. drone slammed into a car in a Pakistani tribal region close to the Afghan border Monday, killing four people, intelligence officials and residents said. The apparent American missile strike was the latest of more than 50 in the northwest region since last year aimed at killing top al-Qaida and Taliban leaders. Last month, the head of the Pakistani Taliban was killed in one such strike.
Monday’s attack took place about 1.5 miles from the town of Mir Ali in North Waziristan, killing four people, two officials and witnesses said. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity, saying they need to remain unnamed to do their job effectively. The identities of the victims were not known. Witnesses Ikramullah Khan and Mohammad Salim said the missile hit a vehicle with blackedout windows – a style associated with Taliban fighters in the region. Separately, at least 18
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KABUL (AP) – An improvised bomb attack killed two U.S. service members Monday in southern Afghanistan where U.S. and NATO troops have stepped up their operations against insurgents in recent months, NATO said. Also in the south, a British soldier was killed in an attack on a foot patrol and another NATO service member died in a blast Sunday, NATO and British officials said Monday. Taliban militants this year have increased their use of roadside bombs, which now account for the majority of U.S.
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TORONTO – Canada will not extend its mission past 2011 in Afghanistan even if President Barack Obama asks Prime Minister Stephen Harper to when the countries’ leaders meet this week, Harper’s office said Monday.
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PLACERVILLE, Calif. – A judge on Monday set bail at $30 million for a Northern California man accused of kidnapping then 11-year old Jaycee Dugard and holding her captive for 18 years. In setting the high amount, El Dorado County Superior Court Judge Douglas Phimister cited the serious nature of the charges, injuries to the girl and the fact that Phillip Garrido was on parole at the time of the alleged abduction.
Study: Virus spreads long after fever stops
SAN FRANCISCO – When the coughing stops is probably a better sign of when a swine flu patient is no longer contagious, experts said after seeing new research that suggests the virus can still spread many days after a fever goes away. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been telling people to stay home from work and school and avoid contact with others until a day after their fever breaks. The new research suggests they need to be careful for longer.
FBI: Murder, violent crime dropped in 2008
WASHINGTON – Murder and manslaughter dropped almost 4 percent last year, as reported crime overall fell around the country, according to new data released Monday by the FBI. The 3.9 percent decline in killings reported to police was part of a nationwide drop in violent crime of 1.9 percent from 2007 to 2008. Rapes declined 1.6 percent, to the lowest national number in 20 years – about 89,000.
IRVINE, Calif. – Police are investigating whether a custody battle prompted a University of California, Irvine student to kill the mother of his 4-yearold son on campus. Brian Benedict, a 35year-old physics graduate student, was arrested at about 7 p.m. Sunday following the first on-campus killing in the school’s history. He remained jailed on $1 million bail. Benedict and his exwife, Rebecca Benedict, 30, shared custody, but he had been distraught following their breakup and had attempted suicide, court records show. ENTERPRISE NEWS SERVICE REPORTS
saying the death of 24-year-old Annie Le was a targeted act. But they declined to name a suspect or say why anyone would want to kill the young woman just days before she was to be married. “We’re not believing it’s a random act,” said officer Joe Avery, a police spokesman. No one else is in danger, he said, though he would
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) – Clues increasingly pointed to an inside job Monday in the slaying of a Yale graduate student whose body was found stuffed inside a wall five days after she vanished from a heavily secured lab building accessible only to university employees. Police on Monday sought to calm fears on the Ivy League campus,
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Day in the Park Annual festival takes on special meaning this year BY VICKI KNOPFLER ENTERPRISE STAFF WRITER
HIGH POINT – This year’s Day in the Park family festival is planned to complement the 150th anniversary of High Point’s founding this year. The folk-life area of Saturday’s festival at High Point City Lake Park will have added events and be located in a more prominent area of the park, said Travis Compton, community outreach coordinator of the sponsoring High Point Area Arts Council. The folk-life area also will feature historical re-enactment groups, historical crafts and the re-creation of a field hospital, complete with (artificial) severed limbs, which traditionally are fascinating to children. Weaver Victoria Sowers will set up a loom in the folk-life area, and people attending Day in the Park may help weave a tapestry that will include items representative of High Point. When Sowers finishes the tapestry, it will be exhibited in High Point, Compton said. Artist Bruce Shores, who teaches at High Point University, his students and anyone who wants to help will create a sidewalk chalk mural, “History of High Point,” in an area sponsored by Theatre Art Galleries. It will depict people and places with a High Point connection, including John Coltrane, The Little Red School House, Haley House, the Big Bureau, Depot and Showplace. Theatre Art Galleries also will lead a project in the children’s area, “Hats Off to High Point.” Volunteers, including local Girl Scouts, will help children create hats with a High Point theme. Entertainment on two stages includes musicians on both stages and storyteller Charlotte Hamlin and bellydancing performances and lessons on the Carousel Stage. As usual at Day in the Park artists, crafters and food vendors will sell items, and groups that provide services to the community will staff areas and give information about their groups.
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Some familiar faces will return to Day in the Park this year along with some new entertainment acts. Civil War re-enactors (top photo) will set up camp with their field hospital demonstration, and Trope Bellyssima (left) is one of several performers on the entertainment stage this year.
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When: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday Where: High Point City Lake Park, 602 W. Main St., Jamestown Entertainment: • Field Stage: John Shain (singer-songwriter, blues, bluegrass, swing, ragtime) – 11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.; The Muddy River Band (Dixieland jazz) – 1:15-2:45 p.m.; RainSpeed (pop classics) – 3:30-5 p.m. • Carousel Stage: High Point Youth Jazz Orches-
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These are the first- and second-place winners in the annual student poster contest. The first-place winner (above, left) was Shreya Prabhaker, 11, from Pearce Elementary School. The second-place winner (above, right) was by 9-year-old Meredith Yates, a student at High Point Christian Academy.
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HIGH POINT — Parents have until Friday to comment on improvement plans for low-performing Guilford County schools. The plans for the 10 schools will be revised and presented to the Guilford County Board of Education on Sept. 24 for approval. High Point area schools
on the list are Montlieu Math and Science Academy, Fairview Elementary, Oak Hill Elementary, Parkview Elementary and T. Wingate Andrews High School. Low-performing schools failed to meet their expected growth standards and have less than 50 percent of their students’ scores at or above Achievement Level III. School districts
must develop improvement plans for the schools. All of the low-performing schools had performance composites below the district average of 66.5 percent on the Adequate Yearly Progress grade-level score. The performance composite is the percentage of students’ scores at or above grade level on all end-of-grade and end-
of-course tests for ABC results. High Point University School of Education students will assist Montlieu academy teachers by mentoring students as well as tutoring in math and organizing science fairs, multicultural events and a book buddies program. School problems include “significant” teacher turn-
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over and a high percentage of at-risk students, Mariann Tillery, dean of the School of Education, said last week. A leading district goal is to have no low-performing schools by 2012. The school board approved this month pumping $213,387 more into the schools, six of which already receive Title I funds for school improvements.
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HIGH POINT – Ms. Donnie “Le Trice” Lindsay of 1460 Finsbury Lane High Point N.C. passed away at the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center on Sunday, Sept 13, 2009. She was born December 28, 1983, in High Point N.C. to Mr. Donnie Lee Lindsay and Mrs. Tiny Widemon Lindsay She attended Southwest Guilford High School. She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Mr Johnnie Pitt; grandmother, Mrs. Pauline Williams; grandfather, Mr. Leonard Williams, and an uncle, Ronnie Lindsay. Survivors are her mother, Mrs. Tiny Widemon Lindsay and her father, Mr. Donnie Lee Lindsay, two sisters, Ti ka Williams of Charlotte N.C and Mrs. Laconya (Travis) Mitchell of High Point N.C., one brother, Tyrone Graham of High Point N.C., and three nephews, Joshua Brown, Nicauzi Mitchell, Jayden Graham, and a Very Special Friend, Richard Harris, one niece, Paje Law, and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. And a special thanks to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. She loved her family and cooking and enjoyed helping other people. Funeral Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday from First Emmanuel Baptist Church, where Minister Perry Widemon will officiate And the Eulogist by Minister Dennis Lindsay and internment will be in Oakwood Memorial Park. The Family Visitation will be from 1:30 to 2 p.m. at the church. Arrangements are entrusted to Gilmore’s Funeral Home Services.
Edna Wooten KERNERSVILLE – Mrs. Edna Mae Wooten passed away on Sunday, September 13, 2009 at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home of Winston-Salem. She was born October 14, 1919 in Forsyth County, daughter to the late Ira L. and Dora Jones Motsinger. Mrs. Wooten (Edna) worked 30 years before retiring from Western Electric and was married to the late Jonah Samuel Wooten for 39 years. Edna was a member of the Sedge Garden United Methodist Church during her childhood and adult years. She served the Church by being in the choir for many years. In addition to her husband and her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister Bernice Motsinger, brothers Willis Jones Motsinger and Anderson “Andy” Charles Motsinger, and niece Kay Long. Edna is survived by sisters Frances Spach, Kernersville, Nancy Idol, Greensboro, Linda Harlan, Greensboro, and brothers Earl G. Motsinger and wife Sylvia, Concord, Richard M. Motsinger and wife Kathryn, Winston-Salem, Carl Lee Motsinger and wife Nanci, High Point, Hillary M. Motsinger and wife Nancy, Dallas, TX. She is also survived by seven nephews, 12 nieces and many dear friends. A funeral service to celebrate Edna’s life will be conducted by Talmadge Solomon, the Lay Minister of Friendly Avenue Church of Christ in Greensboro and friend of the family on Wednesday, September 16, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at the Salem Funeral Home Chapel of WinstonSalem. Burial will follow at Crestview Memorial Park & Mausoleum. The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Wednesday prior to the service. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the Doctors and staff at Kerner Ridge Assisted Living, Palliative Care Center and Hospice for the special love and care they showed Edna. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care Center, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, NC 27103. On line condolences may be made to www.salemfh.com.
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Robert Harper WINSTON-SALEM – Robert Irvin Harper passed away on September 13 at Forsyth Hospital. He was born in 1938 to Mary Ellen Adams Harper and Charles Irvin Harper in Danville, VA, where his family has resided since 1740. A descendant of three Presidents- John Adams, John Quincy Adams and James K. Polk- Robert’s Virginia upbringing gave him a life-long appreciation of proportion, perfection and historical beauty. He attended George Washington High School, Darlington Prep School and graduated from Hargrave Military Academy. His first college degree was in architecture, and then he received a BA in Interior Design from Philadelphia Museum School. He had his own Interior Design business in Danville for years, becoming one of the first members of the American Society of Interior Designers. Robert then worked as the showroom and furniture designer for Tomlinson Furniture in High Point, NC. He moved to Chicago to design bridal china for Pickard Fine China, and to be the National and International Showroom Designer for Baker, Knapp and Tubbs, all the while maintaining a home in High Point. He worked for twenty five years as Showroom Designer for Drexel-Heritage Furniture, earning a place in the “One of the Top Five Color Specialists in the Country” category from FURNITURE TODAY magazine, and where he also produced highly successful lines of upholstery and casegoods. He then designed the High Point showroom for FergusonCopeland’s twice-yearly market, and began designing furniture and casegoods for them several
Jerry Dye LEXINGTON – Jerry Joe Dye, 57, died Sept. 12, 2009, at Hospice Hinkle House of Davidson County. Funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Abiatha Temple Church of God. Visitation will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the church. Arrangements are in the care of Roberts Funeral Service of Lexington.
Terry R. Carlton LEXINGTON – Theresia “Terry” Radlacher Carloton, 82, of Cardinal Drive died September 12, 2009, at her home. Funeral mass will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Rosary. There will be no formal visitation. Davidson Funeral Home is serving the family.
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years ago. He maintained his own design studio in Winston-Salem as Robert Harper Inc. for over 20 years, working with former U.S. Presidents, Ambassadors and movie celebrities as well as newlyweds and good friends world-wide. He is survived by his devoted wife, Nancy Hirsman Harper, his cherished son Robert Chadwick Adams Harper, U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsman serving at Camp LeJeune, N.C., his beloved Stacey Combs and dearest granddaughter Catherine Diane Harper, as well as numerous close cousins and friends, especially the hundreds of his former Danville classmates, family members and clients he loved so dearly. He held the deepest appreciation and love for his staff at his studio; Roger Allen Pinnix, Berry Hill Gennari and Michelle Bishop, whose decision to carry on the outstanding quality of work at Robert Harper Inc. eased his mind in the weeks before his death. Robert was a member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church the Triad Orchid Society, Stratford Rotary Club, Clan Pollok Int’l, Winston-Salem Rose Society and the Forsyth County Gem and Mineral Club. Services will be held at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 520 Summit St.,Winston-Salem, NC, 27101 at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 17th. A celebration of his life will be held afterwards in the Colhoun room of the Church. Donations may be made to the Foodbank of Northwest North Carolina, 3655 Reed St., Winston-Salem, NC, 27107. Online condolences may be made through www.salemfh.com.
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Jessie C. Thomas HIGH POINT – Jessie Cromer Thomas, 78, of Johnson Street, died Sept. 9, 2009, at Moses Cone Hospital, Greensboro. Funeral will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Oakview Baptist Church. Visitation will be from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the church. Arrangements by Community Funeral Home.
Lisa York LEXINGTON – Mrs. Melissa “Lisa” Powell York, 32, died Sept. 12, 2009. Funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Hughes Grove Baptist Church. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 tonight at Briggs Funeral Home in Denton.
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HIGH POINT – Mrs. Mercedes McKenna Erwin, 93, of High Point passed away on September 4, 2009, at her home. Mrs. Erwin is survived by three daughters, Deborah Simmerson of High Point, Barbara Simpson of Eugene, Oregon and Kathy Finlay of McKinleyville, California, also six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. A Memorial Mass will be at 7:00 p.m. Thursday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 4145 Johnson Street by Father Joseph C. Zuschmidt, O.S.F.S. The family will receive friends from 6:30 p.m. until time of the service at the church Arrangements are by Cumby Family Funeral Service in High Point. Online condolences may be made through www. cumbyfuneral.com.
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COLUMBIA, S.C. – Edna Lamb Hollingsworth died peacefully September 14, 2009. Born in Sumter on August 19, 1913, she was the daughter of the late George Crawford and Edna Sellars Lamb. She was the granddaughter of the late Senator James Murphy and Anne Jones Lamb of Fayetteville and Thomas Arthur and Susan Rebecca Bachman Sellars of Charleston. She was educated in the Sumter City Schools and Blackstone College, Virginia. A long time resident of High Point, N.C. until her recent move to Columbia, she was an active member of Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church and served on the Worship Committee, the Administrative Board and the Marthas. She was a sustaining member of the High Point Junior League. One of her lifelong pleasures was interior decorating, which she did with style and flair. Surviving are her daughters, Noel H. Faulkner and her husband, Rob-
ert, of Columbia, Nancy Stevens, of Raleigh, N.C.; grandchildren, Stephen McIntyre, Chris McIntyre, Meg M. Perry, Susan Lassiter, Thomas Stevens, Joseph Hollingsworth; and six great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her son, Thomas R. Hollingsworth and her former husband, Joseph Pernell Hollingsworth. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday September 16, 2009, at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel. She will be interred at 1 p.m. Thursday September 17, 2009, in the family gravesite in Cross Creek Cemetery in Fayetteville, N.C. Memorials may be made to Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, 1225 Chestnut Drive, High Point, N.C. 27262. The family would like to thank Dr. Nunnery and the Regency Hospice staff for their care in tending to her comforts in recent times. Please sign the online guestbook at www.dunbarfunerals.com.
HIGH POINT – Mrs. Evelyn Hedgecock Baldwin, 89, a resident of High PointWallburg Rd., died Sunday, September 13, 2009, at the Henryetta & Bruce Hinkle Hospice House. She was born on February 8, 1920, in Davidson County to Jacob Alfred Hedgecock and Minnie Jane Moore Hedgecock. She had worked at The Wallburg Post Office and in the cafeteria at Wallburg Elementary School, as well as, JC Penney Department Store. She graduated from Hasty High School and was a member of Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roland Reid Baldwin, Sr. on November 10, 1979; and a brother, Floyd Hedgecock. Surviving are two sons, Roland Reid “Butch” Baldwin, Jr. and his wife Patricia of Gardnersville, NV and Jacob Andrew “Andy” Baldwin and wife Trish Todd of High Point; brother, Don Hedgecock and his wife Brown of Thomasville; sister-in-
law, Ann Hedgecock of Thomasville; grandchildren, Jill Leigh Kaiser and husband Jeff, Roland Reid Baldwin, III, Neal Garrison Baldwin, Andrea “Tiger” Perry and husband Devin, Casey Rhodes and husband Chris and Evan Davis; ten great-grandchildren; aunt, Lorrayne Kennedy; and a special friend, Mary Snow Hooper. A funeral service will be held on Friday, September 18, 2009, at 3:00 p.m. at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church with Rev. Chris Clontz and Rev. Ardis D. Payne officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Mrs. Baldwin will remain at the J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville until taken to the church thirty minutes prior to the visitation. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorials may be directed to Hospice of Davidson Co. 200 Hospice Way, Lexington, NC 27292. On-line condolences may be sent to www.jcgreenandsons. com.
THOMASVILLE – Mrs. Lucile Saunders Wray, 93 years young, a resident of Thomasville died Monday September 14, 2009, at Thomasville Medical Center. Lucile was born March 11, 1916, in Montgomery County, NC a daughter of Elsivan (Poppy) and Laura Thompson Saunders. She has lived in Davidson County since 1940. Mrs. Wray retired from Hills Hosiery in Thomasville and enjoyed crocheting. A member of Liberty Baptist Church, she taught Sunday school for fifty years and had perfect attendance for forty six years. She was especially proud of her family. Mrs. Wray was preceded in death by her parents and by brothers and sisters. On October 26, 1940 she married Carl (Bill) J. Wray who died February 15, 2002. Surviving are her daughters Wanda Clodfelter and husband Austin of Lexington, NC, Joy Thompson of Little River, SC and Judy Lambeth and husband Steve
Grant to fund STD prevention work versities. Health officials have said they will work with local universities and experts to create a “model site.” Much of the instruction will be offered over the Web along with practical clinical instruction. Mark Smith, a health department epidemiologist, has said several times that Guilford County has had a long-standing STD
problem with “shocking” racial disparities. Because some sexually transmitted infections can cause infertility and cancer, federal and local health officials are working for better screening, vaccination and prevention. The new training program would help more nurses and other health professionals specialize
Family cherishes patriarch who never learned to read
ear Abby: “J.J. in South Carolina” (July 12) is dating a man whom she suspects cannot read. My grandfather is illiterate, and he’s the smartest man I know. He and Grandma have successfully operated their own business for over 40 years. Papa can read and draw blueprints. He can also complete a mathematical equation before I can punch it into my calculator. He “invents” and builds all kinds of gadgets that make life easier for us. Papa had only a secondgrade education. As the oldest of 11 children, he worked in the fields to help support his family. My grandparents, married for 51 years, are the glue that holds our family together. Papa is intelligent, self- educated through years of hard work and life experience – as well as kind and generous. I hope J.J. will give John a chance. At this point in his life, being able to read shouldn’t be an issue. If J.J. can open her heart and let him in, it may be the best decision she ever made in her life. – Proud Granddaughter in Alabama
always the one to fix things or called upon to help out. He could assemble anything ADVICE without reading Dear the inAbby structions ■■■ because he was smart and capable. He had many friends and never had a negative word to say about anyone. He was a wonderful husband, a devoted father, and no one ever considered him “illiterate.” J.J. should rethink her priorities, or let this man go so he can meet someone who will appreciate him for who he is. – R.B. in Orange County, Calif.
Dear Proud Granddaughter: Your grandfather is a fine example of someone who developed coping skills and succeeded despite his lack of formal education. You have every right to be proud. Read on:
Dear Abby: Illiteracy is a far larger problem in this country than most people realize. It keeps folks from enjoying life fully. Can you imagine not being able to read your child a bedtime story? What if you can’t read street signs or write a check? There are literacy councils in most communities that provide free, effective tutoring for adults who want to improve their reading and writing skills. Your local literacy council may be a solution if you want to raise the quality of life for someone you love. – Changing The World One Word At A Time
Dear Abby: I have a master’s degree and a teaching credential. My husband could neither read nor write. He was
Dear Abby: The ability to read proficiently is not a sign of superior intelligence. I am impressed by the things my husband,
daughter and many of my students CAN do. Reading may not be their strength, but they are gifted in many other ways. Reading can be beneficial, but knowing that someone loves them just the way they are is equally important. – An Educator in Meriden, Kan. Dear Abby: My mother met a man at a Parents Without Partners dance and fell in love. She has a Ph.D. in special education; he was an electrician. He was dyslexic, and no one knew how to teach him to read when he was young. He apprenticed under a master electrician to learn his trade. Mom always thought she had to marry an intellectual equal, but after meeting my stepfather, she decided she’d rather be with someone sweet and kind who adored her. After they married, she found someone who specialized in teaching adults with dyslexia. One of my stepdad’s proudest moments was the first time he didn’t have to pretend he had left his reading glasses at home to order from a menu. He and Mom were married for 15 years until his death. He had a kind heart, was devoted to Mom and they were very happy together. – Loved My Stepdad DEAR ABBY is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069.
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2008: Guilford County ranked second statewide in primary, secondary and early latent syphilis cases with a total of 50 cases. The County also had 160 HIV and AIDS cases. Health report: www.guilfordhealth.org and click on Health Statistics. For more information on health statistics or to request copies, contact Laura Mrosla (336) 641-6113, Mark Smith (336) 6416844 or Jared Hill (336) 641-3729 at the Guilford County Department of Public Health.
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of Lexington, NC. A son Larry Wray of Lexington, NC. Also surviving are her grandchildren Larry Wray II, Michael Wray, Rodney Kindley, Angie Nelson, Tracey Aaron, Erica Henley, Tammi Foust and Kim Lawson. Thirteen great-grandchildren, two step great-grandchildren and one great,great grandchild. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday September 16, 2009, at Liberty Baptist Church with Rev. David Bowman and Rev. Hugh Biggers officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Tuesday at J.C. Green and Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville. Mrs. Wray will remain at the funeral until placed in the church thirty minutes before the service. Memorials may be directed to the Cemetery Fund of Liberty Baptist Church 225 Liberty Ave. Thomasville, NC 27360. Online condolences may be sent to the Wray family at www.jcgreenandsons.com.
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Rehab key to cardiac recovery BY DR. STEVEN C. ROHRBECK
iving with serious medical problems can be difficult, and this is especially true with heart and lung disease. After hospitalization for heart attack, bypass surgery or stent placement, many people struggle to regain their strength, overcome their fears and return to normal life. Many need help understanding their disease and want to know how to reduce the chance of future problems. A cardiac rehabilitation program is the best way to meet these needs. Cardiac rehabilitation goals include improvement in exercise habits and exercise tolerance. Optimization of coronary risk factors include improvement in cholesterol profiles, body weight, blood sugar levels, blood pressure levels and cessation of smoking. Attention is devoted to the emotional responses to living with heart disease, reduction of stress and anxiety and lessening of depression. An essential goal, particularly for elderly patients, is functional independence. Helping younger patients return to appropriate work is beneficial to both individual patients and society. Specific targets of rehabilitation include nutritional counseling and weight management to help reduce obesity and promote long term health. Blood pressure, cholesterol levels and diabetes management through diet, exercise, medications and smoking cessation is stressed. Psychological problems are common after acute cardiac events, with 20-45 percent of patients having significant depression after a heart attack. All patients undergo a quality of life and stress assessment, and referral for psychological counseling is available when needed. Improvement in physical activity is a major component to any rehabilitation program. All patients have an assessment of activity levels and exercise capacity prior to starting the program and have a specific plan tailored to their individual limitations to maximize their potential. All patients are on heart monitors, and exercise is closely supervised to help overcome any fears. This weekend’s 23rd Warren Rives 5K and Fun Run will benefit scholarships for patients at Heart Strides Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab at Carolina Regional Heart Center, High Point Regional Health System. For information, call 878-6293.
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HPU donates items to Guilford County Schools High Point University recently donated index tables, overhead projectors and seating to Guilford County Schools. Frank
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Furniture Capital Chapter of American Business Women’s Association met Sept. 10 in Archdale in celebration of American Business Women’s Day. Catherine Cress of Rochford Law Office was the vocational speaker. Karen Budusky was named Member of the Month. Pioneer Restaurant was named Business of the Month. Karlyn Miller and Sheila Perdue received ABWA Protege Awards. The chapter won the Best Practice Award, Level 3, for 2008-2009, and it will be recognized at the ABWA National Women’s Leadership Conference in Kansas City on Sept. 25.
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Infant’s skull designed for growing brain
ear Dr. Donohue: I have a question I have never seen in your column. Twenty-five years ago, my grandson was born with closure of the skull. They operated on him to let the skull grow. He saw a doctor regularly until he was 5 years old. The doctor remarked that the boy had developed a good facial shape. I often have wondered why this happened. His mother, my daughterin-law, was adopted and does not know her family medical history. Did this result from a vitamin deficiency during pregnancy? A difficult labor? A heredity thing? And how is his future, in terms of having his own children? – D.V.
A newborn’s brain must have room to grow. If the skull encased it in a rigid, solid structure, it couldn’t enlarge. Nature devised a way that permits brain growth by creating soft spots in the skull (the anterior and posterior fontanels) and sutures between the bones of the skull. Sutures are gaps that are eventually filled in with bone, but not until the brain has developed. Your grandson was born with a skull with one or more of those sutures closed. The condition is called craniosynostosis. It happens in about one out of every 2,000 births. Not only does premature suture closure affect brain development, but it often
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odic limb movements of sleep, PLMS, which used to be called nocturnal myoclonus. Most of the time, only the legs are involved. The toes, ankles, knees and hips involuntarily bend and straighten during sleep. The movements happen every 20 to 40 seconds, and each episode lasts from a few minutes to hours. Restless leg syndrome is a crawling sensation beneath the skin of the legs. The person has to get up and walk around to put an end to the annoying sensations. Sometimes it is associated with iron deficiency, and sometimes restless leg patients also experience periodic limb movements. Pramipexole or ropinirole treat both conditions. Your husband should see a doctor. Dear Dr. Donohue: Is distilled water bad for drinking? Can you chew too much gum? My husband chews about four pieces every day. – P.M. Distilling water involves boiling water and condensing the water vapor by cooling it. Components dissolved in the water are left behind. You can drink distilled water. You will miss out on the minerals contained in most water and on fluoride added to city water, but you can get these elements in other ways. If you chew too much sugar-containing gum, you promote cavities. Too much sugarless gum can cause diarrhea. Four sticks are not too much.
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NEW YORK (AP) – Taylor Swift was relishing her unlikely win of best female video at the MTV Video Music Awards. The 19-year-old knew that the network doesn’t exactly make a habit out of giving their moonman trophies to country music stars. “I was standing on the stage and I was really ex-
Grabbing the microphone, the rapper protested Swift’s selection and announced that Beyonce, also nominated, should have won.
cited because I had just won the award,” Swift said after Sunday’s show at Radio City Music Hall. “And then I was really excited because Kanye West was on the stage. And then I wasn’t so excited anymore after that.” Grabbing the microphone, the rapper protested Swift’s selection and announced that Beyonce, also nominated, should have won because her
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“Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)” was “one of the best videos of all time.” As he had numerous times before, West made sure an awards show spotlight shone on him. A stunned Swift staggered and didn’t get to finish her acceptance speech. The crowd booed West, who shortly after was asked to leave the show and left the building. But Swift, who won for her video “You Belong With Me,” got a chance to recapture her time in the spotlight. Toward the end of the evening, when Beyonce won video of the year for “Single Ladies,” the pop star promptly invited Swift out on stage to properly “have her moment.” “They told me to stand by the side of the stage,” Swift said. “I didn’t really know what was going to go down, but I thought it was so wonderful and gracious of her to do what she’s always done.”
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’There’s a lot of research going on trying to determine why AfricanAmerican men are at such high risk for prostate cancer, but they really don’t know.’ Lloyd Mickens Piedmont Health Services mont Health Services and Sickle Cell Agency. “AfricanAmerican men are at a higher risk, so they should be tested at an earlier age – by age 40 – and everybody else should be tested by 50.” Piedmont Health Services will host “Men Get Cancer, Too,” a free lunch-and-learn
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The emergency department of Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center has won a Thomson Reuters 2009 Healthcare Advantage Award for performance efficiency by decreasing the length-of-stay time and the number of patients who left without being seen by a physician. The awards were recently presented in San Diego at the 2009 Healthcare Advantage Conference. “Patient volume in the ED is an ongoing challenge for us, but we’ve made a lot of gains and improvements,” said James Bryant, director of emergency and transport services. Over the past five years, the emergency department has experienced a 50percent increase in the number of patient visits with limited additions to staff and space. As a result, the emergency department was no longer able to exceed national benchmarks for key measures in length of stay, care of pneumonia, and stroke and heart attack patients. The ED’s performance was also recognized last year when it was named a Best Overall Performer for emergency department flow by University HealthSystem Consortium for the second time. The emergency department logged 92,532 patient visits last year, utilizing 52 treatment spaces. Of that number, 21.4 percent were admitted to the Medical Center for further care. Only 2.21 percent left the ED without being seen – one of the lowest scores of the survey group.
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Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2009 CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Prince Harry, 25; Dave Annable, 30; Tommy Lee Jones, 63; Oliver Stone, 63 HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Allow yourself the time you need to make decisions. Depression caused by poor choices could send you in the wrong direction. Taking control will set the stage for bigger and better times ahead. You can set a new standard that will lead to greater respect and a life that suits your own needs. Your numbers are 7, 12, 22, 29, 31, 40, 42 ARIES (March 21-April 19): You may be able to take advantage of an interesting situation that arises because you are in the right place at the right time. Being prepared to act fast will turn you into a hero. Follow your own path. ★★★★★ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): You may know what you are doing or what’s expected of you but someone else will have a different plan and could cause you grief. Be perfectly honest about what you will and won’t do. Be well-prepared and professional. ★★ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): By opening up your house to friends and family, you will create a special rapport with people who will offer you something in return. Expect someone who is jealous to criticize or try to put a halt to your plans. ★★★★ CANCER (June 21-July 22): You may be forced to give in to some alterations being made. Before you get upset about what’s going on, consider the outcome and you will realize you can benefit in the end. Compromise rather than complaining. Greater security is heading your way. ★★★ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You may like to call the shots but, before you do, make sure that your motives are in the right place. Emotional issues are likely to cloud your vision. Think about what you are going to say and how you want things to turn out. ★★★ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Don’t let someone else’s uncertainty bog you down. You have to move forward if you want to get things done in a timely fashion. Forming an alliance with someone you feel is doing a good job could lead to future projects. ★★★ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Dreams can come true if you put in time and effort. Don’t be afraid to put your ideas on the table. A partnership will give your plans a boost. Mix a little fun into your day. ★★★★ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Don’t get distracted by someone who is possessive, jealous or trying to make your life difficult. Concentrate on the here and now and what needs to be done. Before making an assumption, check the facts. ★★ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You’ll have to act fast and efficiently to avoid critical comments and alterations to your plans. Being covered by someone financially may be nice but it will come with a price tag. Love will be flawless if you play by the rules. ★★★★★ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Don’t question what you are doing when it’s someone else you should be watching. A sudden financial change can go either way, depending on how conscientious you are about your money and who has access to it. ★★★ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You’ll be drawn to someone unusual, interesting and available. Open up discussions about your talents as well as your preferences. Money is likely to come your way because of the information you share. ★★★ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Don’t count on others doing things the way you want them to be done. Fine-tune every detail, reflecting your ability to do a good job. Don’t mix business and pleasure – you’ll be taken advantage of. ★★★
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Unlucky Louie went to pay his losses in his Chicago game – and found his wallet empty. “If my wife isn’t taking my cash, she’s cashing my checks,” Louie sighed. “I feel like Wyatt Earp: I have to be as quick on the deposit as she is quick on the draw.” “You’d save money here if you’d slow down,” I said. Louie was declarer at four spades, and West led the jack of hearts. Like a flash, Louie finessed with dummy’s queen. East won and shifted to the ten of clubs, and the defense took two clubs and got a diamond at the end. Down one.
As usual, Louie played without thinking at the first trick: He must let West’s jack of hearts win. Louie wins the next heart with the ace, draws trumps and leads the queen of hearts, ruffing out East’s king. He can then discard a club on the ten of hearts, losing a heart, a club and a diamond. East can’t prevail by overtaking with the king of hearts at Trick One to lead a club. Then EastWest get two clubs but no diamond trick.
DAILY QUESTION You hold: S Q 10 7 3 H A Q 10 3 D K 6 3 C 8 6. Your partner opens one diamond, you respond one heart and he bids one spade. What do you say? ANSWER: How high to raise? A bid of three spades would be invitational to game. If your queen of spades were the ace, you’d surely raise to four spades. I’d try four spades with the actual hand. The king in partner’s first suit will be useful, the heart honors are in combination and the trump support is good. South dealer N-S vulnerable
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NORTH CAROLINA GUILFORD COUNTY NOTICE TO CREDITORS
THE UNDERSIGNED, having qualified as Executrix of the Estate of C . MORRIS ADAMS, late of High Point, Guilford County, North Carolina, the undersigned does hereby notify all persons, firms and corporations having claims against the estate of said decedent to exhibit them to the undersigned at the address below on or before the December 1, 2009, or this notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons, firms and corpo rations indebted to the said estate will please make immediate payment to the undersigned.
This the 24th August, 2009.
The High Point Police Department is in possession of the following unclaimed property. After 30 days from the date of this notice, items will be turned over to the Property Bureau for sale by electronic auction. Items can be viewed/purchased via t h e w e b s i t e www.propertyburea u.com 24 hours a day. All persons who may have or claim any interest therein are required to make and establish such claim or interest not later than 30 days from the date of the publication of such notice. Bicycles, mopeds, televisions, stereo e q u i p m e n t , electronic equipment and game accessories, knick knacks, hand tools, power tools, music CDs costume jewelry, clothing, sports equipment, computer accessories, camera accessories, m i s c e l l a n e o u s household goods, other miscellaneous items. September 15, 2009 It;s all in here today!! The Classifieds
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THE UNDERSIGNED, having qualified as Executrix of the Estate of Patricia Kimel Millaway, deceased late of Guilford County, this is to notify all persons, f i r m s , a n d corporations having claims against said Estate to present t h e m t o t h e undersigned on or before the 1st day of December, 2009, or this Notice will be pleaded in bar of their recovery. All persons indebted to said estate please make immediate payment to the undersigned.
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3 ROOM APARTMENT partly furnished. 476-5530 431-3483
1br Archdale $395 2br Chestnut $399 2br Archdale $485 3br Chestnut $495 L&J Prop 434-2736
2BR, 1BA, brick apt. fully remodeled, end unit, very nice. $550. mo, 848-9906
Carson’s Inc. Immediate full-time opening with 3 yrs. exp. for a Cushion Stuffer. Apply in person Mon-Thurs. 9-11 or 1-3 at 4200 Cheyenne Dr. Archdale NC Tel: 431-1101 EOE
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2BR, 1 1 ⁄2 B A Apt. T’ville Cab. Tv $450 mo. 336-561-6631
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Maid Service seeks honest, mature, hardworking women. Weekday hours. Comp. includes base pay, car allowance, bonus, & tips. Apply 131 W. Parris Ave., Ste. #14, High Point.
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5000 sq. ft. former daycare with a 5000 sq. ft. fenced in yard. Well located in High Point. Call day or night 336-625-6076
Elizabeth M. Koonce Roberson Haworth & Reese, P.L.L.C. Attorneys and Counsellors at Law Suite 300 High Poi nt Bank & Trust Bldg. Post Office Box 1550 High Point, NC 27261
PROFESSIONAL CEMETERY SALES. NOW HIRING. FLORAL GARDEN MEMORIAL PARK INTERESTED? CALL 336-882-6831
2B R Apt in T -ville, Appls. furn. Cent H/A. No Pets $425/mo + dep 472-7009 AMBASSADOR MUST LEASE IMMEDIATELY 1, 2, 3 BDRMS AMBASSADOR COURT FREE RENT $99 DEPOSIT/ NO APP FEE 336-884-8040 (MOVE IN TODAY) APARTMENTS & HOUSES FOR RENT. (336)884-1603 for info. Place your ad today & do not forget to ask about our attention getters!! Archdale – 109 Clov erdale D r – newly renovated 2 BR, 1 BA apt. Stove, refrigerator furn. WD hookup. No smoking, no pets. $395 per mo. + sec. dep. Call 434-3371 Cloisters/Foxfire Apt.Community, Move in Special. $1000 in free rent, Open Sunday, 1-4p m336-885-5556
★★★★★★★★★★★★★ Quality 1 & 2 BR Apts for Rent Starting @ $395 Southgate Garden & Piedmont Trace Apartments (336) 476-5900 ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ Hurry! Going Fast. No Security Deposit (336)869-6011
Carriers Needed Need to earn extra money? Are you interested in running your own business? This is the opportunity for you. The High Point Enterprise is looking for carriers to deliver the newspaper as independent contractors. You must be able to work early morning hours. Routes must be delivered by 6am. This is seven days a week, 365 days per year. We have routes available in the following areas: ● East Davidson, Kendall Mill Rd, Holly Grove, Lake Rd If you are interested in any of the above routes, please come by the office at 210 Church Avenue between 8:30am-4:30pm.
Jamestown – 3024-F Sherrill (Woodbrook apts) nice 2 BR 1 BA apt. Central heat/AC. Stove, refrigerator furn. No smoking, no pets. $435 mo. + sec. dep. Call 434-3371 Now leasing newly remodeled Apartments, first month free upon approved application, reduced rents, call now 336-889-5099 T’ville 2BR/1.5BA Townhouse. Stove, refrig., & cable furn. No pets. No Section 8. $440+ dep. 475-2080. WE have section 8 approved apartments. Call day or night 625-0052.
70,000 ft. former Braxton Culler bldg. Well located. Reasonable rent. Call day or night. 336-6256076 Almost new 10,000 sq ft bldg on Baker Road, plenty of parking. Call day or night 336-625-6076 Daycare in Archdaleup to 70 $3250. rent. Call 434-2736
Industrial 641 McWay Dr, 2500 sf. Fowler & Fowler 883-1333 Medi cal Off/ Retail/ Showroom/Manufac. 1200-5000 sqft. $450/mo. 431-7716
OFFICE SPACES Looking to increase or decrease your office size. Large & Small Office spaces. N High Point. All amenities included & Conference Room, Convenient to the Airport.
across from Outback, 1200-4000 sq. ft. D.G. Real-Estate Inc 336-841-7104 Retail Off/Warehouse 1100 sqft $700 2800 sqft $650 10,000 sqft $2150 T-ville 336-362-2119
2BR townhouse in rough cond. $250/mo No dep. Call day or night 625-0052
1108 Elmwood – 1900+ sqft newly renovated home, 3 BR 2 BA, stove, ref. DW, W/D furn. Dbl garage. No smoking, no pets. $1100 mo. 4343371. 18 acre waterfront! 3br 2ba $795 574-0500 Help-U-0Rent.com (fee)
1 Bedroom 500 Henley St................. $300 313Allred Place............... $325 118 Lynn Dr..................... $325 227 Grand St .................. $375 Greenbriar Apts ............. $400 2Bedrooms 835 Putnam St ............... $350 316 Friendly Ave ............. $400 318 Monroe Place .......... $400 713-C Scientific St........... $425 709-B Chestnut St.......... $450 1140 Montlieu Ave .......... $450 1217 D McCain Pl ............ $475 201 Brinkley Pl ........... $525 303 W. State St ......... $550 1105 F Robinhood........... $650 4305 Timberbrook ......... $700
3 Bedrooms 704 E. Kearns St ............ $500 711 Oakview Rd .............. $750 3798 Vanhoe Ln ............. $975 3895 Tarrant Trce ......... $1100 1200 Wynnewood .........$1400 4 Bedrooms 305 Fourth St ................. $675 1715 Chatfield Dr............$1250 Call About Rent Specials Fowler & Fowler 883-1333 www.fowler-fowler.com
1BR Furnished, Good Residential Reduced to $375/ mo. Call 880-1771
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1 BEDROOMS 311 B Kersey................... $350 1307-A Furlough ............. $350 205 A&B Taylor .............. $285 529 A Flint ...................... $250 Storage Bldgs. Avail.
COMMERCIAL SPACE 212 E Kivett 850sf .......... $650 11246NMain 1200s.......... $850
KINLEY REALTY 336-434-4146
532 High St. in T-ville. 3BR, gas heat, cent air, handicap acc. $550/mo 887-2726
903 Jefferson St, 3BR/1BA. No dep, Section 8 accepted. $675/mo. 345-2026 Archdale! 2br appls. only $450. 574-0500
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Hasty/Ledford, 3br, 2ba, 1200 sq ft., great cond., $725 + dep. No pets. 336-317-1247
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Brick Ranch w/3br, 1 1⁄ 2 b a , c e n t r a l h / a , fenced rear yd., alarm system, $500.down, $500. mo, good ref. must be provided, 336-882-2533 or 336-382-4357
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3BR/2BA, large kitch. Cent A/C, applis. $695. 472-0224
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COZY 2BR HOUSE AT 1910 KING ST, 1ST MO. RENT FREE $ 425/MO. CONTACT CJP REALTORS @ 336-884-4555.
Showcase of Real Estate LAND - DAVIDSON COUNTY OWNER WILL FINANCE Fairgrove/East Davidson Schools Approximately 1 acre lot $20,000. Private wooded, and creek. More wooded lots available. Call Frank Anderson Owner/Broker Frank Anderson Realty 475-2446 for appointment.
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Fairgrove Forest, Thomasville $1000. Cash to buyer at closing. 1.5 ac Landscaped, 3BR, 2Baths, Kitchen, Dining Room, Living Room with Fireplace, Den with Fireplace, Office. Carpet over Hardwood. Crown Molding thru out. Attached over sized double garage. Unattached 3 bay garage with storage attic. 2400sqft. $260,000.
deLong & Assoc. Realty Company (336) 454-5040
DAVIDSON COUNTY HOME 1.329 acres, 3 BR, 2 BA. Complete interior renovations. GREAT RATES! Qualified Financing Available Ledford Middle & HS/Friendship Elementary Tri County Real Estate 336-769-4663
CONSTRUCTION FINANCING AVAILABLE AS LOW AS 4.75% East Davidson’s Newest Subdivision: Summer Hills Lots starting at $39,900 • Restricted to Minimum of 2,000 Sq. Ft. • Exclusive all Quality Brick Homes • Convenient location with Low County Taxes!!
PATTERSON DANIEL REAL ESTATE 472-2700 MORE INFO @ PattersonDaniel.com
WENDY HILL REALTY 475-6800
Open House Every Sunday from 2-4
19 Forest Dr
Lots of possibilities for this property! If you’re looking for a newly remodeled place for your business/ your home with room to grow? Ideal location. Extra Lot. Plenty of parking. Agents Welcome. Owner/ Broker. $299,900 Call today for more information.
*PRICE REDUCTION-POSSIBLE SELLER FINANCING! Quality built custom home on 40+ acres of beautiful woodlands & pastures. Many out buildings including a double hangar & official/recorded landing strip for your private airplane. Home features 3 bedrooms, 3 full baths, sunroom, brick landscaped patio, hardwired sound system, 4 car carport, covered breezeway. You must see to fully appreciate this peaceful, private country estate -- Priced to sell at $599,000
7741 Turnpike Road, Trinity, NC 1844/1846 Cedrow Dr. H.P.
ATED MOTIV ER SELL
www.fsbo-triad.com 3 or 4 br & 2 baths - approx. 2600 sq. ft. under roof. Many improvements: New windows, exterior doors, central heat-air (heat pump), metal roofing, vinyl siding, updated kitchen, floors, 2 fireplaces, front porch, over 1 acre with part ownership of small lake. Owner/Broker. Call Frank Anderson Realty 475-2446
New construction, 3BR, 2Bath, city utility, heat pump, Appliances included $99,900.00
OFFICE/RESIDENTAL SPACE/ OWNER WILL TRADE
Ideal townhome This lovely townhome has just been listed at a price for these recession times. 2BR, 2BA, large heated sunroom can be 3rd bedroom, very clean, good north neighborhood. All appliances remain including New Washer and Dryer and Window Dressings. 134-B Old Mill Rd. A really great buy and priced to sell at $118,500.
Darren Clark, Realtor 803-0821
6 Bedrooms, Plus 3 Home Offices Or 8 Bedrooms, 1.1 Acre HOME FOR SALE 1014 Hickory Chapel Road, 2br, Florida room, dining room, fireplace, garage, new heatpump, completely remodeled. Great for starter home or rental investment. $64,900
Showroom/Office/Residential Space/For Sale or Lease
Owner Financing or Rent to Own. Your Credit is Approved!
–Near Wesley Memorial Methodist,– –High Point’s Largest Baptist Church– Emerywood area.
$259,500. Owner Financing
1367 Blair Street, Thomasville Large 3 bedrooms, 3 full baths, Fairgrove Schools, gas logs, large living room, large kitchen, large 2-car garage, large deck in back, and etc. Why rent when you can own this home for payments as low as $799 a mo. or $143K, just call today 336-442-8407.
Rick Robertson 336-905-9150
Owner Financing or Rent to Own. Your Credit is Approved!
503 Paul Kennedy Road DOWNTOWN HIGH POINT In UNIQUE MARKET SQUARE building. * Penthouse* 4 BR, 51⁄2 BA, 3 balconies, 4,100 sq. ft. 2 BR, 2 BA furnished with washer & dryer. Onsite security 24/7, parking space, rec room w/lap pool, walk to restaurants. Incredible views. A beautiful and fun place to live or work. Will trade for other properties. Call Gina (336) 918-1482.
712 W. Parris Ave. High Point Avalon Subdivision This house shows like new! Built in 2005, 1660 sqft., 3bed 2.5 bath, like-new appliances,Living Room w/ Gas fireplace, 1 car garage spacious Loft area upstairs, Great Location. We’ll work with your situation! $165,000 Price Reduced! Will will match your down payment. Visit www.crs-sell.com or call 336-790-8764
821 Nance Avenue
3 bedroom, living room, kitchen, 2 full baths, central heating & air. Updated. BE ABLE TO MAKE THE PAYMENTS AS LOW AS $529.00 a month $95K. Call for details!
DESIRABLE HASTY/LEDFORD AREA Very well kept, 3BR/2BA, 1300 sf., Open floor plan, cath. ceiling, berber carpet, custom blinds, Kit w/ island, Kit appl. remain, huge Mstr Ba w/ garden tub and sep. shower, huge WIC, back deck, storage bld. Below tax value. $122,900
Agents Welcome. Bring Offer! 882-3254
505 Willow Drive, Thomasville
WENDY HILL REALTY 475-6800
(Owner is Realtor)
273 Sunset Lane, Thomasville
PATTERSON DANIEL REAL ESTATE - 472-2700 MORE INFO @ PattersonDaniel.com
1210 N. Centennial
4 BR/3 BA 3 level Newly remodeled; walking distance to HPU, app 3100 sq ft; FP; New vinyl siding, new gas heat w/central air, roof, windows, kitchen cabinets, appliances, hardwood floors, carpet & plumbing Fenced in yard. No selller help with closing cost. Owner will pay closing cost.
MUST SEE! $114,900 Contact 336-802-0922
$195,000 Visit www.crs-sell.com or call 336-790-8764
FOR SALE BY OWNER Office Condo For Sale – Main St., Jamestown, 1400 Sq. Ft. 1st Floor, 3 Offices, Break Area, Storage, Plus 1/2 Bath, 2nd Floor 2 Offices, Another 1/2 Bath, Good Traffice Exposure, Divided so that you may rent Part of Offices.
GET OUT OF TOWN! Immaculate brick home 3br/2ba/bsmt/carport tucked away on a deadend st. w/room to roam on 11.56 acres. Spring-fed creek along back of property, fruit trees, grapevines, several garden spots, greenhouse, workshop, Updates include HW heater, windows, hi-eff heat pump, whole house generator, vinyl flooring & freshly painted rooms. Full bsmt w/workshop, fireplace, one bay garage. MH site on property may be leased for additional income. Horses welcome! Priced to sell @ $219,500-call today.
678 Merry Hills Dr.-Davidson County 3 Bed 2 Bath 2 Car Garage. This beautiful 1900 sqft. home is well lacated in a well established neighborhood. It has a finished basement, Large Kitchen outlooking beautiful wooded area. Large deck with Jacuzzi. Gas or woodburning fireplace in the basement. We’ll work with your situation!
25% BELOW TAX VALUE
Recently updated brick home is nothing short of magnificent. Gourmet kitchen with granite counters and stainless appliances. Huge master suite with 2 walk-in closets & private deck. Elegant foyer & formal dining room. Marble, Tile and Hardwood floors. Crown moldings & two fireplaces. Spacious closets & lots of storage. Over 4000 sq. ft. with 4 bedrooms & 4 full baths, over sized garage and beautiful yard!! Priced at $339,900.
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725-B West Main St., Jamestown Call: Donn Setliff (336) 669-0478 or Kim Setliff (336) 669-5108
FOR SALE BY OWNER 3 bedroom/2 bath house for sale, Fairgrove Area, Thomasville. Half basement, 2 stall garage, also detached garage. Call 472-4611 for more information. $175,000. For Sale By Owner 515 Evergreen Trail Thomasville, NC 27360
Totally Renovated Bungalow at 1607 N. Hamilton St, High Point. 2 BR, 1 BA, den, dining room, kitchen, and laundry room. New gas heat & C/A, new electrical, new windows, interior & exterior paint, refinished hardwood floors throughout. New deck overlooking fenced back yard. Maintenance free living on a quiet dead end street. Seller will pay up to $3,000. in closing cost. Ask if you qualify for a $7,000 cash rebate.
PRICE REDUCED to $72,900! For more information: 336-880-1919
LAND FOR SALE 5.9 Acres of privacy and seclusion with its own creek. Ready for your dream home, or you can renovate an existing home on the property. The property is located at 829 Hasty Hill Rd. between High Point and Thomasville. Davidson County Ledford Schools $59,000.
336-869-0398 Call for appointment
Open House Every Sunday 2-4
711 Field St., Thomasville Brand new 3 bedroom, 2 bath 1160 sq. ft. Popular floor plan with breakfast nook, eat-in bar area that overlooks an open dining and family room with vaulted ceiling. Includes stove, microwave oven, dishwater, and washer/dryer combo, laminate floors. “Special” interest rate offered by Bank of North Carolina 4.75%. Priced to move at $105, 000.00 Byrd Construction 336-689-9925 Brian Byrd
For Sale or lease - Gracious 3 bed/3 bath Willow Creek CC condo overlooking golf course in desirable Davidson County. Sophisticated décor, 2 fireplaces, front/ rear decks, privacy, 2600 sq. ft of living space featuring elegant crown molding, built-ins, wet-bar, hardwood, granite, tile. Offered at $289,900. Available 10/10/09. Inquire 336-870-4849.
203 Dogwood Circle 3 Bedrooms, Living Room, Kitchen, 2 Full Baths w/Showers, Central Heat and Air, Sun Room, Half Basement. 1 car Garage. Large Corner Lot, Garden Space, Gazebo, Utility Barn. $139,900 Coldwell Banker Agent: Karen D. Weidt - 336-312-6748
3BR, 11⁄2 Bath, gas heat, central air. Utility building, French doors to cement patio. $89,900. Will pay $500 closing cost.
703 Belmont Dr., High Point
Builder’s personal home! Quality details: Low maintenance Brick home with 4 bedrooms, bonus room, & 2 ½ baths, Oak hardwood floors, granite counter tops, lots of closets & storage area, 9’ ceilings, 2 story great room and entry. Master bath has Jacuzzi tub & separate shower, granite counters and tile floors. Master suite has vaulted ceiling with Palladuim window. Enjoy the panoramic views from the screened porch and huge patio!! 1.2 acres of Land in Davidson County. Full unfinished basement has many possibilities. Call Wendy Hill for more details 475-6800!!
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Private exceptionally nice. No drinking/drugs 108 Oakwood 887-2147 Rm. for rent, central heat & air, furnish, $ 100. + $1 00. Dep. 987-4934/989-2434
Walking dist.HPU rooming hse. Util.,cent. H/A, priv. $90-up. 989-3025. Ads that work!!
King Bed w/mattress. Like New with 4 inch Memory F oam Pad. $250 Call 8629048/491-7904
HP, 3 B R / 1 1⁄ 2 B A , $675, New Flooring, Central Air,Gas Heat, Section 8 ok. Call 210-4998
N E E D S P A C E ? 3BR/1BA. CENT H/A CALL 336-434-2004
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1800 Sq. Ft. Davidson County, Conrad Realtors 336-885-4111 30,000 sq ft warehouse, loading docks, plenty of parking. Call dy or night 336-625-6076 Need space in your garage?
1112 Trinity #103 ......... $550
3 BEDROOMS 301-A Guilford St ....... $395 817 Tennessee ...........$475 511 Dillon St ............... $595 301-B Guilford St ....... $299
1113 Lambeth.......... $695 412 Fife St .............. $495 407-E Holly Hill ....... $900 DAVIDSON CO. 3 BEDROOMS 1603 Garner Rd ...... $695 1387 Emanual Ch ....... $625
2 BEDROOMS 378A Evergreen ..... $495 538 Sink Lake......... $395 IN HIGH POINT 2 BEDROOMS 513 Hickory Chpl ........ $475
13 acre, 14 mi S. of T-ville, mixed pasture, land & woods. $ 7 0 K . 1 0 a c r e w/100yr old Home. Several Out Bldgs. 7 Stall Barn 12 mi S of High Point. $265K Boggs Realty 8594994.
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509 Everett Ln ............$425 816 Scientific ................$395 911 Burton St................$495 627 Paramount ...........$495 3 BEDROOMS 404 Player Dr ..............$495 IN ARCHDALE 2 BEDROOMS
$29 garage sales 9 lines • 3 days w/rain insurance • 1st day eyecatcher
Trinity Schools, Like New. 3BR, 2BA. $550 per month. Call 336431-7716 T-ville! 3br rent/own pets ok $495 574-0500
A new mattress set Full $89 Queen $99 King $175. Layaway avail 336-292-7999 Beds all new mattress Queen & Full$75.- King-$150., P.Top now 1/2 price, still in plastic 336-215-5553
New Utility Bldg Special! 10X20 $1699. 8x12 $1050.10x16 $1499. Also Rent To Own. Carolina Utility Bldgs, Trinity 1-800351-5667.
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BUYING ANTIQUES Collectibles, Coins, 239-7487 / 472-6910
Pets - Free
Free to good home Yellow headed Naph Amazon Bird.Cage will go w/ bird 472-3272 434-7919
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SAM KINCAID PAINTING FREE ESTIMATES CALL 472-2203
All Terain Vehicles
02 Polaris Sportsman 500, 99 hrs, $3500. Excellent condition, Call 471-2057
BOB’S APPLIANCES Like new appliances 1427 Old Thomasville Rd. 861-8941 Sales & Service, $50 service call includes labor. 1 yr warranty. 442-3595
Yorkshire Terrier Pup. Male, ready to give & receive love. $550 cash. 336-431-9848
2BR/1BA, Stove, Refrige, W/D & A/C furnished. Call 4341008
Pomeranian puppies, 6weeks, CKC Registers. Males, 1st shots. $350, 336-883-4581
2 & 3 bdrs available, Silver Valley/Tville area, Sm. Pets only. $325-$385/mo. No Dep. with proof of income. Police Report Req’d., Call 239-3657
Lakeview MHP-Unit Available 2 rent. Call Walter at 1-910-6177136 Mobile Homes & Lots Auman Mobile Home Pk 3910 N. Main 883-3910
Universal Cherry Triple Dresser. 4 years old. Matches Cherry Qn BR set. $200. Call 862-9048 / 491-7904
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SCOOTERS Computers. We fix any problem. Low prices. 476-2042
Wendover and NC 68 2376 Hickswood Rd. 800 sq. ft., Exc. Location w/parking. Call 336-454-4635. 10-6 Mon-Fri. 9-4 Sat.
Wallburg! 3br, 2ba garage Hurry! 574-0500
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Maltese Female AKC Pup, Soo Beautiful! Cash $600.00 Call 336-431-9848
Universal Cherry BR Sui te. Quee n Sleigh Bed, Armoire & Night Stand 4 yrs old. $400 862-9048 / 491-7904
26ft Shasta Travel Trailer. Good shape. Sleeps 6. $1,800 obo. Call 336-476-0283
Golden Retriever Puppies, Registered, $250. Cash. Call 8841105 or 769-2755
Round Hay 4x5 bales Fescue/Orchard 1517% moisture $28.00 per bale. Square Hay–Fescue/Orchard Grass mix. 16% moisture $4.50 per bale. Call 336-302-0353
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Trinity! 3br, 2ba pets ok $500. 574-0500 Help-U-Rent.com (fee)
CKC Reg Min Sch Pups, Tails and dewclaws removed Ready to go Nov.2 $550.Call 472-5593
6979-E Prospect Ch............ $430
1, 2 & 3 BR Homes For Rent 880-3836 / 669-7019 Thomasville Hasty Ledford Sch. District 3 bdrs, 2ba house No pets. $700. per month. Call Tony 4757323 or 442-7654
BEAGLE PUPPIES AKC, 12 weeks old, 1st & 2nd shots, dewormed, 2F/1M, $100ea., call (336)847-9597, leave message.
Cavalier, Dachshund, Mal-shi, Maltese, 336-498-7721
5/2, remod., brick house 2500 sq ft, new everything, 512 Twin Oak Ct. HP 4% comp. 988-9589
IN THOMASVILLE 2 BEDROOMS 506 Carroll St ......... $395 600 Bassinger........ $495 703 Fairway Ave..... $395 308-C Wood St ...... $395 117 Griffith Apt D ......$375
AKC & CKC Pekingese pups, Champion line 4 Males, shots $275. 476-9591
Rent/own on the lake 3br 2ba $500 574-0500
SPECIAL 1ST & LAST MONTHS RENT GET A 1/2 MONTH RENT FREE!
Boston Terrier Puppies, Reduced, Reg. Females. Shots, Warranty. 336-434-5654
Spacious 1 level, all elec. sect. 8 ok. Call 336-454-1478.
Horse Boarding, full board $ 325, Pasture Board $120. 12x12 stalls. Quality Free choice Hay, Quality Horse Care 30+ years. Level Cross Area. 336-362-9190
It;s all in here today!! The Classifieds Newer Home, Hasty Schl Area, 3BR/2BA, $700/mo & $700 dep. 476-6991 Nice 2BR home in HP. 2BR home in Tville. No Pets. 472-0966 Nice 3BR, All Applis, Central H/A. New Paint & carpet. $700 mo, 905-7345
50’s Retro Red and White Dinette Set. Table with 4 chairs. Like New. $200. Call 8629048 or 491-7904
Electronic Equipment/ Computers
Autos for Sale
01’ Volkswagon Beetle, 48k miles, Like New. $7500. Call 336-472-5111
02’ Chrysler Concord. 1 owner. $3,950 or best cash offer. Fin. avail. 476-0203.
03 Pontiac Grand Am, 40k, very nice, $4200. Call 431-6020 or 847-4635
1981 Ford Box Truck. Runs good, needs some work. $500 as is. Call 336-442-1478
Complete Dell XP System $250. Call 491-9018
Restaurant For Sale, Fully Equipped, High Traffic. Only $15,000. 336-491-9228
Fuel Wood/ Stoves
Firewood Pick up $55, Dumptruck $110, Delivered. $40 you haul. 475-3112
A-1 ROOMS. Clean, close to stores, buses, A/C. No deposit. 803-1970.
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A Better Room 4U in town - HP within walking distance of stores, buses. 886-3210. AFFORDABLE rooms for rent. Call 882-5898 or 491-2997 Nice room for rent. Util., cable, laundry. 336-887-2033
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1993 Cadillac Sedan Deville. 1 Owner, 35 ,700 mi, Maroon. Garaged. Exc Cond. $$3995. 475-6279
’96 Geo Prism, 80k orig mi., AC, PS, New Tires, $3200. Call 336-906-3621
97’ Chevy Camaro, Z28, 53K miles. Like New. $8,500. Call 336-472-5111
97 Honda Passport, A/C, Auto, 4x4, 140K miles, Good Cond. $2500. 986-2497
98’ Ford Contour, GC, Runs Great. Manual. $2000. 431-7733/847-6499
AT Quality Motors you can buy regardless. Good or bad credit. 475-2338
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Autos for Sale
Chrysler Lebaron 94’ for sale, needs work $500. OBO Call 336887-2068 after 6pm Datsun 280-Z, 1978 . Runs Good. 4 spd. $2,500. Good Car! Call 336-475-4385
14 ft. Lund V Hull with 25HP Evinrude, Carolina Trailer, new tires, depth finder, trolling motor, $1300. Call 889-2298
For Sale 2004 Seinna Toyota Van LE, 91K miles, GC. $9,500. Call 336-848-4820
22FT Center Console, rebuilt 140 Evinrude eng. Full electronics, Tandum float on Trailer. Ocean Ready. All New ever ything. $5,900 . 848-9664
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02 Pontiac Montana $800 dn 00 Ford Explorer $800 dn 05 Dodge Neon $900 dn 97 Chevrolet Malibu $700 dn Plus Many More!
6 HP Joh nson Out board engine, $400. runs great. Call 8892298
Auto Centre, Inc.
FORD ’69. EX-POLICE Car. 429 eng., Needs restoring $1000/Firm. Call 431-8611
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472-3111 DLR#27817 Infinite I30, 1996, loaded, lthr, sunroof, Bose stereo, 154K, $3500. 885-7572 KIA Amanti, ’04, 1 owner, EC. 62K, Garaged & smokeless. $9900, 442-6837 Lexus, ES 300, 2000. Silver w/black interior. Good Cond. Clean. $5,900. 803-0825
Classic Antique Cars
PLYMOUTH Concorde 1951. All original, needs restoring. $2100 firm. 431-8611
05 Club Car Golf Cart. Brand new batteries, EC, $2200. Call 336859-6039
Honda 600 Shadow, 2007. 600 mi. Exc Cond. $4,200. Call 336-688-0955
’04 Isuzu Ascender SUV. Silver. 104K Leather Int. All Pwr $8,050 883-7111
XR 650, Almost New. Ran for 1 yr. Joined Air Force $3,500. Call 472-74 29 for details.
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2007 Yamaha 650 VStar black Vance & Hines Pipes. Saddle Bags, Red & Grey Pin Stripes Graphics, 2600mi. Garage kept. $6000. Call 336-4753014 or 336-2404101 Must See, Nice!
93 Chevy 2500, auto, cruise, bed liner, tool box, a/c, nice truck, driven 11k per year. $3,250. 510-8794
1979 Cruise Air RV, Very Good Cond. $4500, Must See, Call 476-9053
Dodge Dakota, 1991, 5 speed, 6 cylinder, 115k, very good cond. $1900. 336-687-1172
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Mustang Coupe ’92. Wh ite, nee ds work, body good condition. Best offer. 307-6704
1995 Custom Sportster. Like New. Must See! $4,000. Call 336-289-3924
Ads that work!! Oldsmobile Cutlass 1987, 1 owner, 70K miles. $1,500. Call 476-7323/887-6387
2008 HD Dyna Fat Boy. Crimson Denim Red. 1200mi, $14,650 Awesome bike & price. Call 451-0809
PRICED REDUCED 88’ Classic Corvette, good cond., Call for info., 472-5560
2002 HD Electra Glide Standard. 27K orig mi. Lots of Chrome. $9,500. 289-3924
’04 Chevy Suburban, White 4x4 , Sunroof, Heated Seats, PW, PS, 88k. $18,900 Call 336-861-8473, after 6pm Call 861-0085
Toyota Prius, 07. 55k miles, Sage Green. Great Gas Mileage.. $16,000. 688-2005
1993 HD, Fatboy, 17k miles, Vance & Hines pipes, Lots of chrome $9,000. 885-7979
98’ Ford Exp EBauer, 4X4, 170k, below book, VG Cond $3500 336-337-0313
’06 Chevrolet Silverado, Ext Cab, 2WD, black, 50k, Excellent Condition. $16,500. Call 336-861-8473, after 6pm 861-0085
Fast $$$ For Complete Junk Cars & Trucks Call 475-5795
’01 Damon motorhome. 2 slides, 2 ACs, 10k, loaded. 36ft. Very good cond., $55,000. Back-up camera. 431-9891
’90 Winnebago Chiefton 29’ motor home. 73,500 miles,
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Palomino Pop Up Ca mper, 19 90, A/C, go od cond. , $1250. Call 336-687-1172
Ford 250 Handicap Van, hand co ntrols, fully loaded, 57k mi, $4,850. OBO 336672-0630 Large Comm. Van, ’95 Dodge Van 2500, new motor & trans., 883-1849 $3500 neg
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All Roofing Repairs, Gutter Cleaning, Rot work, Home Repairs etc.
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CONSTRUCTION J & L CONSTRUCTION Remodeling, Roofing and New Construction 30 Years Experience Jim Baker GENERAL CONTRACTOR
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Weaver leaves amateur golf in rear view O
n Sunday evening, Drew Weaver celebrated being part of the best amateur golf team in the world. Sunday night, he signed his name on the dotted line with Crown Sports Management and agent Thomas Jordan. “Today, I’m officially a professional golfer,” Weaver said Monday when reached by phone. “That was exciting (last night).” And now? He waits. Weaver will fly to Oakmont Country Club outside of Pittsburgh for a Wednesday pro-am event, but other than that, he’ll be eagerly anticipating word on sponsors’ exemptions for the PGA Tour’s Fall Series. Five tournaments stretching from Oct. 1 to Nov. 15 offer purses in the millions: For some, it’s a chance to play their way up the final money list and maintain Tour status for next year. For others such as Weaver, it would provide valuable experience for Qualifying School. Weaver already had contacted the PGA tournaments – plus three Nationwide Tour events – in the wake of his 40th-place finish at the U.S. Open. Now his management company also will be on the case. Crown Sports, based in Sea Island, Ga., is “more like a fraternity of guys than anything,” Weaver explained. “The services they have to offer were very, very appealing. It was a pretty easy decision.” The agency represents a pro golf list that includes the likes of Davis Love III, Boo Weekley, Lucas Glover, Brandt Snedecker and Jonathan Byrd. Not only will Weaver be represented by Crown; he’ll live near the agency as well. The High Point Central graduate, now 22, said he’ll move to St. Simon’s Island – a little more than an hour between Savannah and Jacksonville – early next year to be closer to coaches and facilities. It all marks the end of a whirlwind amateur career that included a golf scholarship to Virginia Tech, a championship in the British Amateur, appearances in the British Open, Masters and U.S. Open, and then earning a spot on the prestigious Walker Cup team. Over the weekend, Weaver halved one singles match, then lost a singles match and a foursome to the opponents from Great Britain and Ireland. But the Americans won their third straight Walker Cup – the amateur version of the Ryder Cup – with a 161⁄2 to 91⁄2 romp. “It was a little bittersweet for about five minutes, but
I gave it all I had and I felt I made a lot of great swings,” Weaver said of losing his two matches Sunday at Merion SPORTS Golf Club outside of PhilaSteve delphia even Hanf as his team ■■■ prevailed. “It was an incredible experience. I don’t care if I would’ve lost every match 5-and-4. The team still won, I had an incredible week and I’ll take lots of great memories from it.” Given Weaver’s resume of big-time events, he stands a decent chance of landing in some of the upcoming PGA events. The selection process is not an easy one, though, and Weaver said he’ll hit a few Monday qualifiers if needed. “It helps to have been out there before, to get a feel for what it’s like inside the ropes,” Weaver explained. “I certainly met a bunch of great people inside the golf industry and I think all my experiences will help my cause.” While a couple of big fall tournaments could land a young player on the PGA Tour – in theory – with paydays in the $750,000 neighborhood, Weaver has his sights set on gaining experience for the trials of the infamous Q School finale: six rounds of pressure-cooker conditions at Bear Lakes Country Club in West Palm Beach, Fla., from Dec. 2-7. Some 160 hopefuls will be seeking a top-25 finish to earn PGA Tour cards for 2010, while the next 50 or so players on the leaderboard will be exempt on the Nationwide circuit. By making the cut at the U.S. Open, Weaver exempted himself from the first qualifying stage: 11 tournaments across the country next month. Top players from those four-round events make it to the second qualifying stage: four more rounds held at six sites from Nov. 18-21. Only the top players from the second stage reach the Q School final round, simply to encounter 108 more holes. “Being exempt into the second stage is a huge deal for me,” Weaver said. “I’ll be getting everything in regards to golf as solid as possible, go in there and try to win it, not just be in the top 25. I want to be as prepared as possible. I’m sure I’ll be nervous.” Only this time, those will be pro butterflies rather than amateur jitters.
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Jake Delhomme (17) is sacked by Philadelphia Eagles’ Akeem Jordan (56) during the first half of the Carolina Panthers’ 38-10 loss Sunday. Despite committing five turnovers, Delhomme remains the team’s starter.
Panthers stick with Delhomme CHARLOTTE (AP) — Jake Delhomme is still Carolina’s starter — even after 11 turnovers in two games. Coach John Fox defended his beleaguered quarterback Monday, saying his status “hasn’t changed” a day after he threw four interceptions and lost a fumble in the Panthers’ 38-10 loss to Philadelphia. Pressured all game, but also making poor throws and decisions, Delhomme nearly matched his six-turnover performance in Carolina’s blowout playoff loss to Arizona in January. His turnovers Sunday led to 24 Eagles points, and Fox pulled him after he threw consecutive interceptions in the third quarter. In Carolina’s last 22 possessions against the Cardinals and Eagles, Delhomme has thrown nine interceptions and lost two fumbles. Yet, Delhomme will start next week at Atlanta. “It’s like Tiger Woods doesn’t win every tournament. (Roger) Federer doesn’t win every tournament,” Fox said. “There’s a lot of people out there that practice and get paid, too.” Delhomme said he “took his medicine” in a film session Monday that had to resemble a horror flick. “Did I beat myself up last night? Absolutely. But it happens. That’s just how this business is,” Delhomme said. “That’s why these seats are so precious. There are only 32 of us in the world.” Delhomme, who was booed unmercifully by the home fans Sunday, still has a seat at that table. And Carolina has few options behind him. Three months after his play-
McNabb’s status unsure for Sunday. 2A
off debacle, the Panthers gave the 34-year-old Delhomme a new five-year, $42.5 million contract. It immediately freed up needed salary-cap space this year, but it also included $20 million in guaranteed money. The Panthers then didn’t sign another QB and Delhomme had no serious competition in training camp. Josh McCown beat out Matt Moore for the No. 2 job, but McCown sprained his left knee and foot after replacing Delhomme Sunday. McCown was wearing a protective boot Monday and was leaning on a crutch. The Panthers placed backup McCown on injured reserve and signed veteran quarterback A.J. Feeley and have placed backup Josh McCown on injured reserve. Feeley, who was released by Philadelphia this month, provides a veteran presence behind Delhomme. Matt Moore, who finished Sunday’s game after Delhomme was benched and McCown went down, is the only other quarterback on the roster. Meanwhile, several players in the locker room Monday rushed to Delhomme’s defense. “Jake, we didn’t give him a chance,” left tackle Jordan Gross said. Added center Ryan Kalil: “In all reality, it’s kind of tough for him to make plays when he’s got guys in his face.”
HIT AND RUN
ASCAR’s Chase for the Championship kicks off on Sunday with a visit to that storied speedway in ... Loudon, New Hampshire? Yep, the first of 10 playoff races takes the green flag at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Gosh, when I think great NASCAR venues, my thoughts circle around such locales as Martinsville, Talladega and Charlotte, which host Chase events, as well as Daytona, Bristol, Atlanta and Darlington, which do not. Funny, but Loudon does not come to mind.
As a TV junkie, when I hear “Loudon,” I think of the classic Bob Newhart character who ran an inn in Vermont and introduced us to Larry, Darryl and Darryl. You know, I think even Larry, Darryl and Darryl would know better than to start the NASCAR Chase in Loudon, N.H. You don’t gain NASCAR playoff momentum in New Hampshire. To be fair, lots of great things did happen in the Granite State. Did you know that: •New Hampshire is the only state that ever played host at the formal conclusion of a for-
eign war. In 1905, Portsmouth was the scene of the treaty ending the Russo-Japanese War. •The first potato planted in the United States was at Londonderry Common Field in 1719. •Alan Bartlett Shepard Jr., the first American to travel in space, is from East Derry, New Hampshire. So let’s give a hearty salute to New Hampshire. But let’s also find another track to start the Chase for the Championship.
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Finally healthy after two years of neck and back problems, Brian Urlacher gave everyone a blast from the past during the regular season opener when he lowered his shoulder and plowed over Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. His 10th season was off to a good start. And then, it was over. The Chicago Bears’ star linebacker underwent surgery Monday to repair a dislocated right wrist and will not be back this season — a major blow for a team with high expectations. Team spokesman Jim Christman confirmed the bad news for the Bears. There was no immediate word from Urlacher other than a text message to the Chicago Tribune that said simply: “season is over.” The injury occurred in the first quarter of Sunday night’s 21-15 loss at Green Bay. He played in the second quarter, but left on the Packers’ first drive of the second half. While the arrival of Pro Bowl quarterback Jay Cutler sent expectations in Chicago soaring, the Bears were also counting on a healthy Urlacher to help them get back to the playoffs after missing postseason the past two years. The six-time Pro Bowler, now 31, appeared to be in better shape after being limited by a bad back.
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HOLLY RIDGE LADIES
WHERE: Holly Ridge
All Times EDT AMERICAN LEAGUE East Division
New York Boston Tampa Bay Toronto Baltimore
W 93 84 73 65 58
L 52 58 71 79 85
Pct .644 .592 .507 .451 .406
GB —1 7 ⁄2 1911⁄2 27 ⁄2 34
Detroit Minnesota Chicago Cleveland Kansas City
W 77 71 71 61 57
L 66 72 73 81 86
Pct .538 .497 .493 .430 .399
GB — 6 61⁄21 15 ⁄2 20
Los Angeles Texas Seattle Oakland
W 86 80 74 64
L 57 62 70 78
Pct .601 .563 .514 .451
GB —1 5 ⁄2 1211.2 21 ⁄2
Philadelphia Florida Atlanta New York Washington
W 82 76 75 63 50
L 60 67 68 81 93
Pct .577 .531 .524 .438 .350
St. Louis Chicago Houston Milwaukee Cincinnati Pittsburgh
W 84 73 70 69 65 55
L 60 68 74 73 79 86
Pct .583 .518 .486 .486 .451 .390
WCGB — — 12 201 26 ⁄2
L10 7-3 7-3 1-9 5-5 4-6
Str W-2 W-5 W-1 L-2 L-2
Home 51-22 50-21 43-26 38-36 34-38
Away 42-30 34-37 30-45 27-43 24-47
L10 5-5 4-6 6-4 3-7 6-4
Str W-2 W-1 L-1 L-1 W-1
Home 47-24 40-32 40-32 31-41 30-44
Away 30-42 31-40 31-41 30-40 27-42
L10 7-3 6-4 4-6 6-4
Str L-1 L-1 W-1 L-1
Home 44-27 45-27 39-30 34-36
Away 42-30 35-35 35-40 30-42
L10 5-5 7-3 5-5 3-7 4-6
Str W-2 L-1 W-4 L-2 W-1
Home 39-32 40-35 35-33 36-36 29-43
Away 43-28 36-32 40-35 27-45 21-50
L10 5-5 6-4 6-4 5-5 4-6 2-8
Str L-3 W-1 L-2 W-3 W-1 W-1
Home 43-29 42-28 42-33 34-37 32-37 36-34
Away 41-31 31-40 28-41 35-36 33-42 19-52
L10 6-4 8-2 4-6 7-3 1-9
Str L-1 L-2 W-1 W-2 L-3
Home 43-29 45-27 46-25 38-35 32-40
Away 42-30 37-35 31-41 27-44 30-42
FORMAT: Fewest putts WINNERS: Louise Joyce, with 30 putts
Central Division WCGB —1 13 ⁄2 14 231 27 ⁄2
OF NOTE: Louis chipped in on two holes and also birdied No. 17. Kittie Robertson holed a chip on No. 12. Jeanie Branch made birdies on Nos. 4, 11 and 17.
West Division WCGB — 4 11 20
NATIONAL LEAGUE East Division GB — 61⁄2 71⁄2 201 32 ⁄2
WCGB —1 51⁄2 6 ⁄2 191 31 ⁄2
HPU THIS WEEK
Central Division GB —1 9 ⁄2 14 14 19 271⁄2
WCGB — 71⁄2 12 12 17 251⁄2
Los Angeles Colorado San Francisco San Diego Arizona
W 85 82 77 65 62
L 59 62 66 79 82
Pct .590 .569 .538 .451 .431
GB — 3 71⁄2 20 23
WCGB — — 41⁄2 17 20
AMERICAN LEAGUE Sunday’s Games
Philadelphia 5, N.Y. Mets 4, 1st game Washington 7, Florida 2 Pittsburgh 2, Houston 1 Atlanta 9, St. Louis 2 Chicago Cubs 5, Cincinnati 2 San Diego 7, Colorado 3 San Francisco 7, L.A. Dodgers 2 Milwaukee 5, Arizona 3 Philadelphia 1, N.Y. Mets 0, 2nd game
Boston 3, Tampa Bay 1, 1st game N.Y. Yankees 13, Baltimore 3 Kansas City 7, Cleveland 0 Detroit 7, Toronto 2 Texas 7, Seattle 2, 1st game Minnesota 8, Oakland 0 L.A. Angels 3, Chicago White Sox 2 Seattle 5, Texas 0, 2nd game Boston 4, Tampa Bay 0, 2nd game
Reds 3, Astros 1 Cincinnati
r 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
h 2 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
bi 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
ab Stubbs cf 3 Janish ss 4 Votto 1b 4 BPhllps 2b 4 Rolen 3b 3 Gomes rf-lf 4 Corder p 0 DMcDn lf 2 JFrncs ph 1 Rhodes p 0 Masset p 0 Balentn lf 0 Hanign c 2 Barker ph 0 CMiller c 0 Arroyo p 1 Bruce ph-rf 1 32 1 7 1 Totals 29
r 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
h bi 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 7 3
Houston 000 001 000 — 1 Cincinnati 000 000 21x — 3 DP—Houston 2. LOB—Houston 6, Cincinnati 6. 2B—Ca.Lee (29), Pence (23), Gomes (12), Hanigan (6). HR—B.Phillips (20). SB—Bourn (55). CS—Ca.Lee (3), Stubbs (4). S—K.Matsui, Arroyo. IP H R ER BB SO Houston WRodrigz L,13-10 6 5 2 2 2 8 1 Gervacio H,4 ⁄3 0 0 0 1 1 W.Wright BS,2-2 0 1 0 0 0 0 Fulchino 12⁄3 1 1 1 0 2 Cincinnati Arroyo W,13-12 7 6 1 1 0 6 2 Rhodes H,24 ⁄3 1 0 0 0 0 1 Masset H,14 ⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 Cordero S,35-38 1 0 0 0 0 0 HBP—by Arroyo (Blum). T—2:44. A—9,852 (42,319).
Baltimore r 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 1 8
h 2 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 2 4 15
bi 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 3 7
ab BRorts 2b 4 CIzturs ss 5 Markks rf 3 Reimld lf 4 Mora 3b 4 Wieters c 3 Scott dh 3 Turner ph-dh1 Wggntn 1b 4 Fiorntn cf 4 Totals 35
r 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 4
h bi 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 9 3
Tampa Bay 130 130 000 — 8 Baltimore 400 000 000 — 4 E—Longoria (13), Bass (3), Reimold (5). DP—Tampa Bay 1, Baltimore 1. LOB—Tampa Bay 9, Baltimore 7. 2B—Bartlett (27), Crawford (27), Brignac 2 (7), Mora (17). HR—B.Upton (10), Brignac (1). SB—Crawford (57), Brignac (2). CS—Zobrist (5). SF—Zobrist. IP H R ER BB SO Tampa Bay Price W,8-7 7 7 4 3 2 4 1 Wheeler ⁄3 1 0 0 0 0 2 Shouse ⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 Howell 1 1 0 0 1 1 Baltimore DHernndez L,4-8 3 9 5 5 0 5 1 1 3 2 2 3 Bass 12⁄3 Albers 1 ⁄3 3 0 0 2 0 Sarfate 1 1 0 0 0 1 C.Ray 1 0 0 0 0 2 A.Castillo 1 1 0 0 0 0 T—3:02. A—10,628 (48,290).
Tigers 6, Jays 5 (10) Toronto
ab Scutaro ss 5 A.Hill 2b 5 Lind dh 5 V.Wells cf 3 JMcDnl lf 1 Overay 1b 4 Encrnc 3b 4 JBautst rf-cf4 KPhlps c 4 Snider lf-rf 4
r 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
h 2 2 1 2 0 1 2 0 1 1
bi 0 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
ab Raburn lf 3 Thoms lf-rf 2 Polanc 2b 4 Ordonz rf 4 WRmrz pr 0 Kelly lf 0 MiCarr 1b 5 Thams dh 5 Inge 3b 3 Grndrs cf 3 Laird c 3 Avila ph-c 2 Everett ss 1 Santiag ss 1 A.Huff ph 1 Dlugch ss 0 39 5 12 5 Totals 37
r 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 6
h bi 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 0 0 9 5
Toronto 000 005 000 0 — 5 Detroit 100 010 003 1 — 6 One out when winning run scored. E—Scutaro 2 (10). DP—Toronto 1, Detroit 2. LOB—Toronto 4, Detroit 10. 2B—Snider (11), Inge (12). HR—Lind (29), Encarnacion (2), Raburn (12), A.Huff (15). SB—Polanco (7). S—Everett. IP H R ER BB SO Toronto 2 Purcey 51⁄3 5 2 2 4 4 ⁄3 1 0 0 0 0 Camp H,5 1 Carlson H,12 ⁄3 0 0 0 0 1 2 League H,8 ⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 S.Downs H,10 1 0 0 0 0 1 Frasor BS,3-13 1 3 3 2 0 0 1 Wolfe L,1-2 ⁄3 0 1 0 2 1 Detroit Verlander 7 10 5 5 0 9 Ni 1 0 0 0 0 0 Bonderman 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 Perry ⁄3 1 0 0 0 1 1 Seay W,6-3 ⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 WP—League. T—3:04. A—24,375 (41,255).
Yankees 5, Angels 3 Los Angeles ab Figgins 3b 4 MIzturs 2b 5 BAreu rf 4 Guerrr dh 4 TEvans dh 0 TrHntr cf 3 KMorls 1b 4 JRiver lf 2 Pettit pr 0 BoWlsn c 0 HKndrc ph 1 Napoli c 0 EAyar ss 4 JMaths c 1 MthwsJ lf 1 Totals 33
New York r 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
h 0 0 1 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 8
bi 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
ab Jeter ss 3 Damon lf 4 Teixeir 1b 4 Gardnr pr-cf 0 ARdrgz 3b 2 HMatsu dh 3 Posada c 3 FGzmn pr 0 JMolin c 0 Cano 2b 4 Swisher rf-1b4 MeCarr cf-rf 2
Florida at St. Louis, 2:15 p.m. Pittsburgh at L.A. Dodgers, 3:10 p.m. Arizona at San Diego, 3:35 p.m. Washington at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m. Houston at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Atlanta, 7:10 p.m. Milwaukee at Chicago Cubs, 8:05 p.m. Colorado at San Francisco, 10:15 p.m. IP H R ER BB SO Los Angeles 8 5 5 4 2 JWeaver L,15-6 712⁄3 Oliver ⁄3 1 0 0 1 2 New York Chamberlain 4 4 1 1 0 2 1 2 1 1 2 2 Aceves 22⁄3 Coke H,19 ⁄3 0 0 0 0 1 PHughs W,7-3 BS 1 2 1 1 1 0 Ma.Rivera S,40 1 0 0 0 1 0 T—3:09. A—44,701 (52,325).
NFL All Times EDT AMERICAN CONFERENCE East
New England N.Y. Jets Buffalo Miami
W 1 1 0 0
Indianapolis Houston Jacksonville Tennessee
W 1 0 0 0
r 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
h bi 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 1 1 0
L 0 0 1 1
T Pct 01.000 01.000 0 .000 0 .000
PF PA 25 24 24 7 24 25 7 19
T Pct 01.000 0 .000 0 .000 0 .000
PF PA 14 12 7 24 12 14 10 13
T Pct 01.000 01.000 0 .000 0 .000
PF PA 38 24 13 10 7 12 20 34
South L 0 1 1 1
North W 1 1 0 0
Baltimore Pittsburgh Cincinnati Cleveland
L 0 0 1 1
West W 1 0 0 0
L 0 0 0 1
T Pct PF PA 01.000 12 7 0 .000 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 .000 24 38
NATIONAL CONFERENCE East N.Y. Giants Dallas Philadelphia Washington
W 1 1 1 0
New Orleans Atlanta Carolina Tampa Bay
W 1 1 0 0
L 0 0 0 1
T Pct 01.000 01.000 01.000 0 .000
PF PA 23 17 34 21 38 10 17 23
T Pct 01.000 01.000 0 .000 0 .000
PF PA 45 27 19 7 10 38 21 34
T Pct 01.000 01.000 0 .000 0 .000
PF PA 21 15 34 20 15 21 27 45
T Pct 01.000 01.000 0 .000 0 .000
PF PA 20 16 28 0 16 20 0 28
South L 0 0 1 1
North Green Bay Minnesota Chicago Detroit
W 1 1 0 0
San Francisco Seattle Arizona St. Louis
W 1 1 0 0
L 0 0 1 1
West L 0 0 1 1
Thursday’s Games Pittsburgh 13, Tennessee 10, OT
Sunday’s Games Atlanta 19, Miami 7 N.Y. Jets 24, Houston 7 New Orleans 45, Detroit 27 Denver 12, Cincinnati 7 Baltimore 38, Kansas City 24 Dallas 34, Tampa Bay 21 Minnesota 34, Cleveland 20 Philadelphia 38, Carolina 10 Indianapolis 14, Jacksonville 12 Seattle 28, St. Louis 0 N.Y. Giants 23, Washington 17 San Francisco 20, Arizona 16 Green Bay 21, Chicago 15
Monday’s Games New England 25, Buffalo 24 San Diego at Oakland, late
Monday, Sept. 21 Indianapolis at Miami, 8:30 p.m.
Patriots 25, Bills 24 7 0
First Quarter Buf—Nelson 11 pass from Edwards (Lindell kick), 2:58.
Second Quarter NE—F.Taylor 1 run (Gostkowski kick), 6:22. Buf—Schobel 26 interception return (Lindell kick), 3:29. NE—FG Gostkowski 20, :00.
Third Quarter Buf—FG Lindell 40, 2:32.
Fourth Quarter NE—FG Gostkowski 28, 11:43. Buf—Jackson 10 pass from Edwards (Lindell kick), 5:32. NE—Watson 18 pass from Brady (pass failed), 2:06. NE—Watson 16 pass from Brady (pass failed), :50. A—68,756. Buf NE First downs 17 28 Total Net Yards 276 441 Rushes-yards 19-90 23-73 Passing 186 368 Punt Returns 1-5 2-21 Kickoff Returns 4-97 5-147 Interceptions Ret. 1-26 0-0 Comp-Att-Int 15-25-0 39-53-1 Sacked-Yards Lost 4-26 1-10 Punts 4-42.8 1-42.0 Fumbles-Lost 3-1 0-0 Penalties-Yards 9-71 6-55 Time of Possession 22:52 37:08
INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS Totals
29 5 9 4
Los Angeles 010 010 010 — 3 New York 001 020 02x — 5 E—Napoli (7). DP—Los Angeles 2, New York 1. LOB—Los Angeles 8, New York 6. 2B—E.Aybar (22), Teixeira (39), Swisher (30). 3B—Teixeira (1). HR—Guerrero (14), Swisher (27). SB—Gardner (21), A.Rodriguez (11). S—J.Mathis, Jeter.
Conf. Overall L PF PA W L PF PA 0 0 0 2 0 88 7 0 0 0 1 1 51 87 0 0 0 1 1 68 14 0 0 0 1 1 45 41 1 27 30 1 1 64 44 1 34 38 1 1 53 47
COASTAL DIVISION W Ga. Tech 1 Miami 1 N. Carolina 0 Duke 0 Va. Tech 0 Virginia 0
Conf. Overall L PF PA W L PF PA 0 30 27 2 0 67 44 0 38 34 1 0 38 34 0 0 0 2 0 52 16 0 0 0 1 1 51 43 0 0 0 1 1 76 44 0 0 0 0 2 28 56
RUSHING—Buffalo, Jackson 15-57, Edwards 2-25, Omon 2-8. New England, Maroney 10-32, F.Taylor 9-25, Brady 1-9, Faulk 3-7. PASSING—Buffalo, Edwards 15-25-0-212. New England, Brady 39-53-1-378. RECEIVING—Buffalo, Jackson 5-83, Schouman 3-41, Evans 3-25, Owens 2-46, Nelson 2-13, Parrish 0-4. New England, Moss 12-141, Welker 12-93, Watson 6-77, Faulk 651, Maroney 2-9, Baker 1-7. MISSED FIELD GOAL—New England, Gostkowski 41 (WR).
Texas St. (1-0) at TCU (1-0), 7 p.m. Utah St. (0-1) at Texas A&M (1-0), 7 p.m. Texas Coll. (0-3) at Texas So. (0-2), 7 p.m. Georgia (1-1) at Arkansas (1-0), 7:45 p.m. Texas Tech (2-0) at Texas (2-0), 8 p.m.
Saturday’s results Duke 35, Army 19 North Carolina 12, Connecticut 10 Wake Forest 24, Stanford 17 Virginia Tech 52, Marshall 10 Boston College 34, Kent State 7 TCU 30, Virginia 14 Florida State 19. Jacksonville St. 9 Maryland 38, James Madison 35 (OT) N.C. State 65, Murray State 7
Thursday’s game Georgia Tech at Miami, 7:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Saturday’s games (Sept. 19) Boston College at Clemson, 12 p.m. (ABC) Duke at Kansas, 12 p.m. (Versus) East Carolina at North Carolina, 12 p.m. (ESPN2) Middle Tennessee at Maryland, 3:30 p.m. Nebraska at Virginia Tech, 3:30 p.m. (ABC/ ESPN2) Virginia at Southern Miss, 3:30 p.m. (CBSCS) Gardner-Webb at N.C. State, 6 p.m. Elon at Wake Forest, 6:30 p.m. Florida State at BYU, 7 p.m. (Versus)
Saturday’s games (Sept. 26)
AP Top 25 schedule All Times EDT Thursday, Sept. 17 No. 14 Georgia Tech at Miami, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 18
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — The top 25 teams in the preseason Coaches Football Championship Subdivision poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Sept. 13 and previous ranking: Rec. Pts Pvs 1. Richmond (25) 2-0 674 1 2. Villanova 2-0 637 3 3. Montana 2-0 598 4 4. Northern Iowa 1-1 588 5 5. William & Mary 2-0 535 7 6. James Madison 0-1 517 6 7. New Hampshire 2-0 507 9 8. Southern Illinois 0-1 480 8 9. Appalachian State 0-2 445 2 10. McNeese State (1) 2-0 421 16 11. Elon 2-0 403 11 12. Weber State 0-2 373 10 13. Central Arkansas 0-1 350 12 14. Cal Poly 1-0 344 13 15. Wofford 1-1 308 14 16. South Carolina State 2-0 260 15 17. Massachusetts 1-1 235 18 18. Texas State 1-0 194 21 19. Maine 2-0 159 20 20. Eastern Washington 1-1 140 17 21. South Dakota State 1-0 134 25 22. Jacksonville State 0-2 115 21 23. Eastern Kentucky 0-1 66 23 24. Liberty 1-1 57 24 25. Harvard 0-0 46 22 Others receiving votes: Holy Cross (39), Florida A&M (26), Eastern Illinois (21), Montana State (16), Furman (15), Hofstra (13), Grambling State (11), Northern Arizona (11), Alabama A&M (8), Western Illinois (8), Southeastern Louisiana (7), Delaware (5), Youngstown State (4), Colgate (2), GardnerWebb (1), Prairie View A&M (1), Tennessee State (1).
Division II coaches poll Through Sept. 13
Saturday, Sept. 19
College schedule (Subject to change) Thursday, Sept. 17 SOUTH Howard (0-1) at Fla. A&M (2-0), 7:30 p.m. Georgia Tech (2-0) at Miami (1-0), 7:30 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 18 FAR WEST Boise St. (2-0) at Fresno St. (1-1), 9 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 19 EAST Ball St. (0-2) at Army (1-1), Noon Delaware St. (0-1) at Delaware (1-1), Noon Duquesne (1-1) at Monmouth (0-2), Noon Temple (0-1) at Penn St. (2-0), Noon Dayton (0-1) at Robert Morris (0-2), Noon Bucknell (1-1) at Cornell (0-0), 12:30 p.m. Yale (0-0) at Georgetown, D.C. (0-2), 1 p.m. Harvard (0-0) at Holy Cross (2-0), 1 p.m. Yng’town St. (1-1) at N’eastern (0-2), 1 p.m. Colgate (2-0) at Dartmouth (0-0), 1:30 p.m. Winston-Salem (0-2) vs. Morgan St. (0-1) at East Rutherford, N.J., 2 p.m. The Citadel (0-1) at Princeton (0-0), 3 p.m. Rhode Isl. (1-0) at UMass (1-1), 3:30 p.m. Maine (2-0) at Albany, N.Y. (0-2), 4 p.m. Fla. Int’l (0-1) at Rutgers (1-1), 5 p.m. Columbia (0-0) at Fordham (0-1), 6 p.m. Liberty (1-1) at Lafayette (1-0), 6 p.m. Navy (1-1) at Pittsburgh (2-0), 6 p.m. Brown (0-0) at Stony Brook (0-2), 6 p.m. Villanova (2-0) at Penn (0-0), 7 p.m. N’western (2-0) at Syracuse (0-2), 7 p.m. Cstal Carolina (1-1) at Towson (0-1), 7 p.m. Boston Coll. (2-0) at Clemson (1-1), Noon Louisville (1-0) at Kentucky (1-0), Noon E. Carolina (1-1) at N. Carolina (2-0), Noon N. Texas (1-1) at Alabama (2-0), 12:20 p.m. Old Dominion (2-0) at J’sonville (1-1), 1 p.m. Morehead (1-1) at NC Cent. (0-2), 1:30 p.m. Chattanga (1-1) at Presby (0-2), 1:30 p.m. Miles (2-1) at Samford (1-1), 3 p.m. Tennessee (1-1) at Florida (2-0), 3:30 p.m. Mid. Tenn. (1-1) at Maryland (1-1), 3:30 p.m. Hofstra (2-0) at Richmond (2-0), 3:30 p.m. Virginia (0-2) at So. Miss. (2-0), 3:30 p.m. UAB (1-1) at Troy (0-2), 3:30 p.m. Nebraska (2-0) at Va. Tech (1-1), 3:30 p.m. Grambling (1-1) at Jcksn St. (0-2), 4:30 p.m. Campbell (1-1) at Davidson (0-2), 6 p.m. VMI (1-0) at James Madison (0-1), 6 p.m. Ark.-Pine Bluff (1-1) at MVSU (0-1), 6 p.m. Hampton (1-1) at N.C. A&T (2-0), 6 p.m. Gard-Webb (2-0) at N.C. State (1-1), 6 p.m. Will & Mary (2-0) at Norfolk St. (1-1), 6 p.m. Elon (2-0) at Wake Forest (1-1), 6:30 p.m. J’sonville St. (0-2) at Ala. A&M (2-0), 7 p.m. Tenn. Tech (1-0) at E. Kentucky (0-1), 7 p.m. W.Carolina (0-2) at Ga. S’thern (1-1), 7 p.m. La-Lafayette (2-0) at LSU (2-0), 7 p.m. Nicholls St. (1-1) at La Tech (0-2), 7 p.m. Bwling Green (1-1) at Marshall (1-1), 7 p.m. N. Dakota (0-1) at N’westrn St. (0-2), 7 p.m. Fla. Atlantic (0-1) at S. Carolina (1-1), 7 p.m. Chrlston So. (0-2) at S. Florida (2-0), 7 p.m. Tenn. St. (1-1) at Southern U. (1-1), 7 p.m. Miss. St. (1-1) at Vanderbilt (1-1), 7 p.m. C. Arkansas (0-1) at W. Kent. (0-2), 7 p.m. SE La. (2-0) at Mississippi (1-0), 7:30 p.m. Buffalo (1-1) at UCF (1-1), 7:30 p.m. W. Virginia (2-0) at Auburn (2-0), 7:45 p.m. Ed Waters (0-2) at Alabama St. (1-0), 8 p.m. Savannh St. (1-1) at McNeese (2-0), 8 p.m. Tenn.-Martin (1-1) at Memphis (0-2), 8 p.m.
MIDWEST Duke (1-1) at Kansas (2-0), Noon E. Michigan (0-2) at Michigan (2-0), Noon California (2-0) at Minnesota (2-0), Noon N. Illinois (1-1) at Purdue (1-1), Noon Ohio St. (1-1) vs. Toledo (1-1) at Cleveland, Noon Wofford (1-1) at Wisconsin (2-0), Noon Hanover (0-2) at Butler (2-0), 1 p.m. Furman (2-0) at Missouri (2-0), 2 p.m. Indiana (2-0) at Akron (1-1), 3:30 p.m. Alcorn (0-1) at C. Michigan (1-1), 3:30 p.m. Mich, St. (1-1) at Notre Dame (1-1), 3:30 p.m. Arizona (2-0) at Iowa (2-0), 3:35 p.m. Murray St. (1-1) at Missouri St. (1-1), 4 p.m. St. Francis (1-1) at N. Iowa (1-1), 5:05 p.m. Drake (2-0) at S. Dakota (1-1), 5:05 p.m. Iowa St. (1-1) at Kent St. (1-1), 7 p.m. Wagner (1-1) at N. Dakota St. (0-2), 7 p.m. Cal Poly (1-0) at Ohio (1-1), 7 p.m. Ind. St. (0-3) at S. Dakota St. (1-0), 7 p.m. SW Baptist (0-3) at S. Illinois (0-1), 7 p.m. E. Illinois (2-0) at SE Missouri (1-1), 7 p.m. Miami (Oh) (0-2) at W. Mich. (0-2), 7 p.m. SF Austin (1-1) at W. Illinois (1-1), 7:05 p.m. Austin Peay (1-1) at Ill. St. (0-2), 7:30 p.m.
SOUTHWEST Tulsa (2-0) at Oklahoma (1-1), 3:30 p.m. Connecticut (1-1) at Baylor (1-0), 5 p.m. Rice (0-2) at Oklahoma St. (1-1), 7 p.m.
1. Grnd Valley (Mich.) (25) 2. Abilene Christian (Tx) 3. North Alabama 4. Bloomsburg (Pa.) 5. Central Washington 6. Northwest Missouri St. 7. Minnesota St.-Mankato 8. Minnesota-Duluth 9. Delta St. (Miss.) 10. Texas A&M-Kingsville 11. Pittsburg St. (Kan.) 12. Central Missouri 13. Albany St. (Ga.) 14. Catawba (N.C.) 15. Chadron St. (Neb.) 16. Valdosta St. (Ga.) 17. Tuskegee (Ala.) 18. Ashland (Ohio) 19. Tarleton St. (Texas) 20. Wayne St. (Neb.) 21. Indiana (Pa.) 22. Washburn (Kan.) 23. Saginaw Valley (Mich.) 24. Midwestern St. (Texas) 25. Augustana (S.D.)
Rec. 3-0 3-0 3-0 3-0 3-0 2-1 3-0 2-1 1-1 3-0 2-1 3-0 3-0 3-0 2-1 1-1 2-1 2-1 3-0 3-0 3-0 3-0 2-1 3-0 3-0
Pts 625 592 577 541 526 510 432 418 392 388 355 320 301 262 258 230 211 183 178 157 136 113 88 69 66
Pvs 1 2 3 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 4 13 12 17 15 18 14 19 22 23 t24 — 16 — —
NHL preseason EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division
New Jersey N.Y. Islanders N.Y. Rangers Philadelphia Pittsburgh
W 0 0 0 0 0
L OT Pts GF GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northeast Division W 0 0 0 0 0
Boston Buffalo Montreal Ottawa Toronto
L OT Pts GF GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Southeast Division Atlanta Carolina Florida Tampa Bay Washington
W 0 0 0 0 0
L OT Pts GF GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division Chicago Columbus Detroit Nashville St. Louis
W 0 0 0 0 0
L OT Pts GF GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northwest Division Calgary Colorado Edmonton Minnesota Vancouver
W 0 0 0 0 0
L OT Pts GF GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pacific Division W L OT Pts GF GA Anaheim 0 0 0 0 0 0 Dallas 0 0 0 0 0 0 Los Angeles 0 0 0 0 0 0 Phoenix 0 0 0 0 0 0 San Jose 0 0 0 0 0 0 Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss or shootout loss.
Monday’s Game N.Y. Islanders vs. Vancouver at Terrace, British Columbia, late
Today’s Games Florida vs. Ottawa at Halifax, Nova Scotia, 6 p.m. Boston at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m. Columbus at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m. Minnesota at St. Louis, 8 p.m. Edmonton at Calgary, 9 p.m. Los Angeles (ss) at Phoenix (ss), 10 p.m. Phoenix (ss) at Los Angeles (ss), 10:30 p.m.
Wednesday’s Games Boston at Toronto, 7 p.m. N.Y. Rangers at New Jersey, 7 p.m. Florida at Ottawa, 7 p.m. Philadelphia at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Tampa Bay at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at Edmonton, 9 p.m. Phoenix at Anaheim, 10 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 17 Washington at Buffalo, 7 p.m. Philadelphia vs. Toronto at London, Ontario, 7 p.m. Florida at Montreal, 7:30 p.m. Atlanta at Nashville, 8 p.m. Dallas at Colorado, 9 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at Calgary, 9 p.m. Vancouver at Anaheim, 10 p.m. Los Angeles vs. San Jose at Ontario, Calif., 10:30 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 18 Nashville at Carolina, 7 p.m. Toronto at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m. Ottawa at Montreal, 7:30 p.m. Atlanta at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. N.Y. Rangers at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Colorado at St. Louis, 8 p.m. Columbus at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Florida at Edmonton, 9 p.m. Anaheim at Phoenix, 10 p.m. Vancouver at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 19 N.Y. Rangers at Boston, 4 p.m. Montreal at Ottawa, 7 p.m.
WNBA Playoffs FIRST ROUND (Best-of-3) EASTERN CONFERENCE Indiana vs. Washington
Thursday, Sept. 17: Indiana at Washington, 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19: Washington at Indiana, 7 p.m. x-Monday, Sept. 21: Washington at Indiana, 8 p.m.
Atlanta vs. Detroit
FCS coaches poll
No. 10 Boise State at Fresno State, 9 p.m. No. 1 Florida vs. Tennessee, 3:30 p.m. No. 2 Texas vs. Texas Tech, 8:05 p.m. No. 3 So. Cal at Washington, 3:30 p.m. No. 4 Alabama vs. North Texas, 12:20 p.m. No. 5 Mississippi vs. SE La., 7:30 p.m. No. 5 Penn State vs. Temple, Noon p.m. No. 7 BYU vs. Florida State, 7 p.m. No. 8 California at Minnesota, Noon p.m. No. 9 LSU vs. La.-Lafayette, 7 p.m. No. 11 Ohio State vs. Toledo at Cleveland, Noon No. 12 Oklahoma vs. Tulsa, 3:30 p.m. No. 13 Va. Tech vs. No. 19 Neb., 3:30 p.m. No. 15 TCU vs. Texas State, 7 p.m. No. 16 Oklahoma State vs. Rice, 7 p.m. No. 17 Cincinnati at Oregon St., 6:45 p.m. No. 18 Utah at Oregon, 3:30 p.m. No. 22 Kansas vs. Duke, Noon No. 23 Georgia at Arkansas, 7:45 p.m. No. 24 N. Carolina vs. E. Carolina, Noon No. 25 Michigan vs. E. Michigan, Noon
Philadelphia at Toronto, 7 p.m. Buffalo at Detroit, 7 p.m. Dallas at St. Louis, 8 p.m. Columbus at Nashville, 8 p.m. Washington at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.
FAR WEST Portlnd St. (1-1) at Montana (2-0), 3:05 p.m. Wyoming (1-1) at Colorado (0-2), 3:30 p.m. Utah (2-0) at Oregon (1-1), 3:30 p.m. So. Cal (2-0) at Washington (1-1), 3:30 p.m. Marist (1-1) at San Diego (1-1), 4 p.m. N. Colo. (1-1) at E. Wash. (1-1), 4:05 p.m. Nevada (0-1) at Colorado St. (2-0), 5 p.m. San Diego St. (1-1) at Idaho (1-1), 5 p.m. SMU (2-0) at Washington St. (0-2), 5 p.m. S. Utah (1-1) at N. Arizona (0-1), 6:05 p.m. Cincinnati (2-0) at Ore. St. (2-0), 6:45 p.m. Florida St. (1-1) at BYU (2-0), 7 p.m. Air Force (1-1) at New Mex. (0-2), 7:30 p.m. UTEP (0-2) at New Mexico St. (1-1), 8 p.m. Idaho St. (0-2) at Weber St. (0-2), 8:05 p.m. San Jose St. (0-2) at Stanford (1-1), 9 p.m. La-Monroe (1-1) at Ariz. St. (1-0), 10 p.m. Kansas St. (1-1) at UCLA (2-0), 10:15 p.m. Hawaii (2-0) at UNLV (1-1), 11 p.m.
Georgia Tech 30, Clemson 27
Sunday, Sept. 20 Houston at Tennessee, 1 p.m. Minnesota at Detroit, 1 p.m. Carolina at Atlanta, 1 p.m. St. Louis at Washington, 1 p.m. New England at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m. Oakland at Kansas City, 1 p.m. Cincinnati at Green Bay, 1 p.m. New Orleans at Philadelphia, 1 p.m. Arizona at Jacksonville, 1 p.m. Tampa Bay at Buffalo, 4:05 p.m. Seattle at San Francisco, 4:05 p.m. Pittsburgh at Chicago, 4:15 p.m. Baltimore at San Diego, 4:15 p.m. Cleveland at Denver, 4:15 p.m. N.Y. Giants at Dallas, 8:20 p.m.
Buffalo New England
W Boston Coll. 0 Maryland 0 NC State 0 Wake 0 Clemson 0 Florida St. 0
North Carolina at Georgia Tech, 12 p.m. (ABC) South Florida at Florida State, 12 p.m. (ESPNU) TCU at Clemson, 1 p.m. Wake Forest at Boston College, 2 p.m. Miami at Virginia Tech, 3:30 p.m. (ABC/ ESPN) Rutgers at Maryland, 3:30 p.m. Pittsburgh at N.C. State, 3:30 p.m., ESPNU N.C. Central at Duke, 7 p.m.
Denver Oakland San Diego Kansas City
Rays 8, Orioles 4 Tampa Bay ab Bartlett dh 5 Crwfrd lf 5 Longori 3b 5 Zobrist rf 4 ChRchr 1b 3 Zaun c 2 Navarr ph-c 1 Iwamr 2b 5 BUpton cf 5 Brignc ss 4 Totals 39
Washington (Mock 3-7) at Philadelphia (Cl. Lee 6-2), 7:05 p.m. Houston (Oswalt 8-6) at Cincinnati (K.Wells 1-4), 7:10 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Misch 1-2) at Atlanta (Hanson 9-3), 7:10 p.m. Milwaukee (Gallardo 12-11) at Chicago Cubs (Zambrano 8-6), 8:05 p.m. Florida (West 6-5) at St. Louis (Wainwright 18-7), 8:15 p.m. Arizona (Haren 13-8) at San Diego (LeBlanc 2-1), 10:05 p.m. Pittsburgh (Duke 10-14) at L.A. Dodgers (Haeger 1-1), 10:10 p.m. Colorado (Jimenez 13-10) at San Francisco (Zito 9-12), 10:15 p.m.
Wednesday’s Games Cleveland at Minnesota, 1:10 p.m. Kansas City at Detroit, 7:05 p.m. Tampa Bay at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m. Toronto at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m. L.A. Angels at Boston, 7:10 p.m. Oakland at Texas, 8:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox at Seattle, 10:10 p.m.
ab Bourn cf 4 KMatsu 2b 3 Brkmn 1b 4 Ca.Lee lf 4 Tejada ss 4 Pence rf 4 Blum 3b 3 Quinter c 3 WRdrg p 3 Gervac p 0 Wrght p 0 Fulchin p 0
Kansas City (Tejeda 2-1) at Detroit (Washburn 9-8), 7:05 p.m. Tampa Bay (Niemann 12-5) at Baltimore (Berken 4-11), 7:05 p.m. Toronto (Halladay 14-9) at N.Y. Yankees (Mitre 3-2), 7:05 p.m. L.A. Angels (Lackey 10-7) at Boston (Matsuzaka 1-5), 7:10 p.m. Oakland (Ed.Gonzalez 0-2) at Texas (McCarthy 7-2), 8:05 p.m. Cleveland (Carmona 3-10) at Minnesota (S.Baker 13-8), 8:10 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Garcia 1-2) at Seattle (Snell 4-2), 10:10 p.m.
All Times EDT
Tampa Bay 8, Baltimore 4 Detroit 6, Toronto 5, 10 innings N.Y. Yankees 5, L.A. Angels 3 Oakland at Texas, late Cleveland at Minnesota, late
Cincinnati 3, Houston 1 Milwaukee at Chicago Cubs, late Florida at St. Louis, late Arizona at San Diego, late Pittsburgh at L.A. Dodgers, late Colorado at San Francisco, late
TRIVIA QUESTION Q. Which man and woman share the record for most losses in U.S. Open finals without winning the title, both going 0-4?
NATIONAL LEAGUE Sunday’s Games
Women’s soccer at UNC Greensboro, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 16: Atlanta at Detroit, 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18: Detroit at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. x-Sunday, Sept. 20: Detroit at Atlanta, 3 p.m.
WESTERN CONFERENCE Phoenix vs. San Antonio Thursday, Sept. 17: Phoenix at San Antonio, 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19: San Antonio at Phoenix, 10 p.m. x-Monday, Sept. 21: San Antonio at Phoenix, 10 p.m.
Volleyball vs. N.C. State, at UNCG, 12 p.m.
Saturday Women’s golf at Great Smokies Collegiate Championship, Waynesville, all day Volleyball vs. La Salle, at UNCG, 10 a.m. Cross country host Big South Preview, at Shady Oaks, Winston-Salem, 10 a.m. Volleyball vs. Georgetown, at UNCG, 4:30 p.m. Women’s soccer at Campbell, 7 p.m. Men’s soccer vs. USC Upstate, 7 p.m.
Olga Govortsova (6), Belarus, def. Han Xinyun, China, 3-6, 6-4, 7-5. Akgul Amanmuradova, Uzbekistan, def. Rika Fujiwara, Japan, 6-3, 6-2.
Doubles First Round
Seattle vs. Los Angeles Wednesday, Sept. 16: Seattle at Los Angeles, 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18: Los Angeles at Seattle, 10 p.m. x-Sunday, Sept. 20: Los Angeles at Seattle, 5 p.m.
U.S. Open Men’s five-set finals results Open era (1968-present)
2009 — Juan Martin del Potro def. Roger Federer, 3-6, 7-6 (5), 4-6, 7-6 (4), 6-2. 1999 — Andre Agassi def. Todd Martin, 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-7 (2), 6-3, 6-2. 1988 — Mats Wilander def. Ivan Lendl, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4. 1980 — John McEnroe def. Bjorn Borg, 7-6 (4), 6-1, 6-7 (5), 5-7, 6-4. 1973 — John Newcombe def. Jan Kodes, 6-4, 1-6, 4-6, 6-2, 6-3. 1972 — Ilie Nastase def. Arthur Ashe, 3-6, 6-3, 6-7 (1-5), 6-4, 6-3. 1968 — Arthur Ashe def. Tom Okker, 14-12, 5-7, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3.
U.S. Open Men’s champs 2009 – Juan Martin del Potro; 2008 – Roger Federer; 2007 – Roger Federer; 2006 – Roger Federer; 2005 – Roger Federer; 2004 – Roger Federer; 2003 – Andy Roddick; 2002 – Pete Sampras; 2001 – Lleyton Hewitt; 2000 – Marat Safin 1999 – Andre Agassi; 1998 – Patrick Rafter; 1997 – Patrick Rafter; 1996 – Pete Sampras; 1995 – Pete Sampras; 1994 – Andre Agassi; 1993 – Pete Sampras; 1992 – Stefan Edberg; 1991 – Stefan Edberg; 1990 – Pete Sampras 1989 – Boris Becker; 1988 – Mats Wilander; 1987 – Ivan Lendl; 1986 – Ivan Lendl; 1985 – Ivan Lendl; 1984 – John McEnroe; 1983 – Jimmy Connors; 1982 – Jimmy Connors; 1981 – John McEnroe; 1980 – John McEnroe 1979 – John McEnroe; 1978 – Jimmy Connors; 1977 – Guillermo Vilas; 1976 – Jimmy Connors; 1975 – Manuel Orantes; 1974 – Jimmy Connors; 1973 – John Newcombe; 1972 – Ilie Nastase; 1971 – Stan Smith; 1970 – Ken Rosewall 1969 – Rod Laver; 1968 – Arthur Ashe; 1967 – John Newcombe; 1966 – Fred Stolle; 1965 – Manolo Santana; 1964 – Roy Emerson; 1963 – Rafael Osuna; 1962 – Rod Laver; 1961 – Roy Emerson; 1960 – Neale Fraser 1959 – Neale Fraser; 1958 – Ashley Cooper; 1957 – Mal Anderson; 1956 – Ken Rosewall; 1955 – Tony Trabert; 1954 – Vic Seixas; 1953 – Tony Trabert; 1952 – Frank Sedgman; 1951 – Frank Sedgman; 1950 – Art Larsen 1949 – Pancho Gonzales; 1948 – Pancho Gonzales; 1947 – Jack Kramer; 1946 – Jack Kramer; 1945 – Frank Parker; 1944 – Frank Parker; 1943 – Joe Hunt; 1942 – Ted Schroeder; 1941 – Bobby Riggs; 1940 – Donald McNeill 1939 – Bobby Riggs; 1938 – Don Budge; 1937 – Don Budge; 1936 – Fred Perry; 1935 – Wilmer Allison; 1934 – Fred Perry; 1933 – Fred Perry; 1932 – Ellsworth Vines; 1931 – Ellsworth Vines; 1930 – John Doeg 1929 – Bill Tilden; 1928 – Henri Cochet; 1927 – Rene Lacoste; 1926 – Rene Lacoste; 1925 – Bill Tilden; 1924 – Bill Tilden; 1923 – Bill Tilden; 1922 – Bill Tilden; 1921 – Bill Tilden; 1920 – Bill Tilden 1919 – Bill Johnston; 1918 – Lindley Murray; 1917 – Lindley Murray; 1916 – Dick Williams; 1915 – Bill Johnston; 1914 – Dick Williams; 1913 – Maurice McLoughlin; 1912 – Maurice McLoughlin; 1911 – Bill Larned; 1910 – Bill Larned 1909 – Bill Larned; 1908 – Bill Larned; 1907 – Bill Larned; 1906 – Bill Clothier; 1905 – Beals C. Wright; 1904 – Holcombe Ward; 1903 – Laurie Doherty; 1902 – Bill Larned; 1901 – Bill Larned; 1900 – Malcolm Whitman 1899 – Malcolm Whitman; 1898 – Malcolm Whitman; 1897 – Robert Wrenn; 1896 – Robert Wrenn; 1895 – Fred Hovey; 1894 – Robert Wrenn; 1893 – Robert Wrenn; 1892 – Oliver Campbell; 1891 – Oliver Campbell; 1890 – Oliver Campbell 1889 – Henry Slocum, Jr.; 1888 – Henry Slocum, Jr.; 1887 – Richard Sears; 1886 – Richard Sears; 1885 – Richard Sears; 1884 – Richard Sears; 1883 – Richard Sears; 1882 – Richard Sears; 1881 – Richard Sears Prior to 1968, the United States National Championships was an amateur event. It became the U.S. Open in 1968 when the tournament was open to professionals.
2009 Open champions Men’s Singles — Juan Martin del Potro (6), Argentina Women’s Singles — Kim Clijsters, Belgium Men’s Doubles — Lukas Dlouhy, Czech Republic, and Leander Paes (4), India Women’s Doubles — Serena and Venus Williams (4), United States Mixed Doubles — Carly Gullickson and Travis Parrott, United States Champions Team Tennis — Team Lendl Boys’ Singles — Bernard Tomic (3), Australia Girls’ Singles — Heather Watson (11), Britain Boys’ Doubles — Marton Fucsovics, Hungary, and Hsieh Cheng Peng, Taiwan Girls’ Doubles — Valeria Solovieva, Russia, and Maryna Zanevska, Ukraine Wheelchair Men’s Singles — Shingo Kunieda (1), Japan Wheelchair Women’s Singles — Esther Vergeer (1), Netherlands Wheelchair Quad Singles — Peter Norfolk, Britain Wheelchair Men’s Doubles — Stephane Houdet, France, and Stefan Olsson (1), Sweden Wheelchair Women’s Doubles — Korie Homan and Esther Vergeer (1), Netherlands Wheelchair Quad Doubles — Nick Taylor and David Wagner, United States
WTA Guangzhou Monday At Tianhe Sports Center Guangzhou, China Purse: $220,000 (Intl.) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles First Round Alexandra Panova, Russia, def. Yurika Sema, Japan, 6-2, 3-6, 7-6 (7).
Olga Savchuk, Ukraine, and Kathrin Woerle, Germany, def. Angela Haynes and Ahsha Rolle, United States, 6-7 (4), 6-4, 12-10 tiebreak. Kimiko Date Krumm, Japan, and Sun Tiantian, China, def. Chang Kai-chen and Chen Yi, Taiwan, 6-2, 6-4.
NASCAR Cup leaders Through Sept. 12 Points
1, Mark Martin, 5,040. 2, Tony Stewart, 5,030. 3, Jimmie Johnson, 5,030. 4, Denny Hamlin, 5,020. 5, Kasey Kahne, 5,020. 6, Jeff Gordon, 5,010. 7, Kurt Busch, 5,010. 8, Brian Vickers, 5,010. 9, Carl Edwards, 5,000. 10, Ryan Newman, 5,000. 11, Juan Pablo Montoya, 5,000. 12, Greg Biffle, 5,000. 13, Kyle Busch, 3,195. 14, Matt Kenseth, 3,165. 15, Clint Bowyer, 3,059. 16, David Reutimann, 3,048. 17, Marcos Ambrose, 2,830. 18, Jeff Burton, 2,738. 19, Joey Logano, 2,705. 20, Casey Mears, 2,639.
1, Matt Kenseth, $5,525,607. 2, Tony Stewart, $5,496,541. 3, Jimmie Johnson, $5,172,424. 4, Jeff Gordon, $4,912,175. 5, Kyle Busch, $4,805,572. 6, Kevin Harvick, $4,690,765. 7, Kasey Kahne, $4,338,831. 8, Carl Edwards, $4,252,294. 9, Joey Logano, $4,005,249. 10, Mark Martin, $3,938,103. 11, Jeff Burton, $3,898,774. 12, Juan Pablo Montoya, $3,825,440. 13, Ryan Newman, $3,821,742. 14, David Reutimann, $3,776,690. 15, Denny Hamlin, $3,708,739. 16, Brian Vickers, $3,638,315. 17, Greg Biffle, $3,627,734. 18, Kurt Busch, $3,518,284. 19, Martin Truex Jr., $3,499,432. 20, Reed Sorenson, $3,486,318.
Junior varsity Volleyball
HP Christian def. Burlington Christian, 25-15, 25-11
Leaders: HPCA – Morgan Johnson 3 aces, Macy Scarborough 5 aces, Tara Moseley 7 kills Records: HPCA 10-0 Next game: HPCA at Cannon, Friday
Wheatmore def. East Davidson, 25-18, 18-25, 25-22
Leaders: ED – Addie Grubb and Savannah Johnson, 3 kills Records: ED 2-7 Next game: ED at Lexington, today, 4:30 p.m.
BASEBALL Major League Baseball
MLB—Suspended RHP Jose Dominguez (L.A. Dodgers) and OF Waldo Rosario (Tampa Bay) of the Dominican Summer League for 50 games apiece after testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug.
CLEVELAND INDIANS—Placed RHP Joe Smith and IF Grady Sizemore on the 15-day DL. DETROIT TIGERS—Announced RHP Fernando Rodney had his three-game suspension reduced to two games. NEW YORK YANKEES—Purchased the contract of OF Freddy Guzman from Scranton/ Wilkes-Barre (IL). Designated RHP Anthony Claggett for assignment.
CINCINNATI REDS—Activated OF Jay Bruce from the 15-day DL. Recalled INF-OF Juan Francisco from Louisville (IL). SAN DIEGO PADRES—Recalled RHP Ernesto Frieri and OF Luis Durango from San Antonio (Texas).
BASKETBALL Women’s NBA
DETROIT SHOCK—Signed G-F Deanna Nolan, G Katie Smith and F-C Plenette Pierson to contract extensions. SEATTLE STORM—Signed coach Brian Agler to a two-year contract extension through the 2011 season.
FOOTBALL National Football League
ATLANTA FALCONS—Re-signed RB Verron Haynes. Released CB Glenn Sharpe from the practice squad. BUFFALO BILLS—Signed TE Jonathan Stupar. Released WR Justin Jenkins. CAROLINA PANTHERS—Agreed to terms with QB A.J. Feeley. Placed QB Josh McCown on injured reserve. CINCINNATI BENGALS—Released RB DeDe Dorsey. PHILADELPHIA EAGLES—Signed QB Jeff Garcia.
HOCKEY National Hockey League
FLORIDA PANTHERS—Signed D Dennis Seidenberg to a one-year contract. OTTAWA SENATORS—Assigned D Paul Baier, D Mat Robinson, D Craig Schira, D Kyle Wharton, RW Jason Bailey, LW Keegan Dansereau, RW Kaspars Daugavins, RW Matt Lowry and RW Brandon Svendsen to Binghamton (AHL).
SOCCER Major League Soccer RED BULL NEW YORK—Terminated the loan deal and contract for D Alfredo Pacheco.
A. Bjorn Borg, Evonne Goolagong.
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First Trinity-Wheatmore match goes to the Warriors ENTERPRISE STAFF REPORTS
Wheatmore (2-7) opens PAC 6 2A Storm, now 3-4, 1-2 MPC, visit SouthConference play at Carver today. western Randolph on Wednesday.
TENNIS RAGSDALE 7, HP CENTRAL 2 WHEATMORE 9, TRINITY 0
HIGH POINT – Ragsdale came through with a 7-2 victory over High Point Central as the Bison evened their record at 5-5 overall and 3-3 in the Piedmont Triad 4A Conference. Singles wins for Central came from Claire Cain at No. 1 and Meghan Patterson at No. 6. Central plays host to East Forsyth on Wednesday.
TRINITY – Wheatmore rolled 9-0 in the first athletic contest against Trinity on Monday in PAC 6 2A action. Heather Griffin, Ashton Allen, Jessica Van Leuvan, Lane Vecellio, Lauren Idol and Nicole Prince took the singles matches for the Warriors (2-5, 1-0 PAC 6). Griffin/VanLeuvan, Allen/Vecellio and Idol/ Prince were the doubles winners. Wheatmore travels to Randleman LEDFORD 8, SW RANDOLPH 1 on Monday. WALLBURG – Ledford remaining on top of the Mid-Piedmont 3A ConSOUTHWEST GUILFORD 6, PARKference with Monday’s 8-1 victory LAND 3 over Southwestern Randolph. WINSTON-SALEM – Southwest The Panthers picked up singles Guilford evened its Piedmont Triad wins by Tiffany Vanhpraseuth, 4A record with a 6-3 victory over Elona Jones, Katherine Sullivan, Parkland on Monday. Drew Sapp and Brielle Anthony. Heather Min, Michelle Marraro, In doubles, the teams of VanhpraSally Hahn and Poala Ibe won seuth-Kathryn Stroup, Jones-Sulsingles matches for the Cowgirls, livan and Sapp-Anthony completed who got doubles wins from Jacklyn the romp. Pfuhl and Ibe and Jeannie Choi and Ledford (9-1, 3-0) welcomes North Grace Lin. Forsyth on Wednesday. Southwest (3-6, 3-3 PTC) plays host to Southeast Guilford on SOCCER Thursday.
RANDLEMAN 6, TW ANDREWS 3
HIGH POINT – Randleman took all three doubles points to best T. Wingate Andrews 6-3 in Monday’s PAC 6 2A Conference match. The Tigers won at No. 1 singles with Tori Ryan, No. 4 with Kathryn Massey and No. 6 with Katherine Kallam. Andrews evened things up at 3-3 with wins from Ashley Bailey at No. 2, Bria Byrd at No. 3 and Sierra Smith at No. 5. Randleman (2-6, 2-0 PAC 6) took the doubles matchups at No. 1 with Ryan and Massey, at No. 2 with Breana Molina and Casey Palmer and No. 3 with Kallam and Courtney Pedigo. Andrews, now 1-4, 1-1, plays host to Ragsdale today.
WESLEYAN 8, KERR-VANCE 1
HIGH POINT – Wesleyan Christian Academy knocked off Kerr-Vance Academy 8-1 on Monday. The Trojans got a 6-0, 6-0 win from Ginnie Brodd at No. 1, a 6-1, 6-2 decision from Christina Drake at No. 2, a 6-4, 6-1 victory for Morgan Speight at No. 3, a 6-2, 6-2 win by Jesse Millis at No. 4 and a 6-4, 6-1 decision for Hannah Oglesby at No. 6. In doubles, Brodd-Drake prevailed 8-2, Oglesby-Katherine Shaw won 8-4 and Speight-Millis took No. 3 8-2 as Wesleyan improved to 5-2.
HP CHRISTIAN 9, BURL. CHRISTIAN 0
BURLINGTON – High Point Christian coasted to a 9-0 victory Monday over Burlington Christian Academy, losing just four games the entire match. Singles winners for the Cougars were Caroline Brewer, Mary Chandler Cohen, Carly Black, Jenna Curry, Sarah Bridger and Sydney Curry won 8-0. In doubles, the teams of Cohen-Carty Beaston, BrewerHartlea Love and Mary Kathryn Field-Catherine Byles wrapped up the victory.
ASHEBORO 7, S. GUILFORD 2
SUMNER – Southern Guilford took a pair of doubles matches in Monday’s 7-2 loss to Mid-Piedmont 3A Conference foe Asheboro. Lindsey Rose and Christina Perry prevailed at No. 1, while the No. 3 team of Kiana Kapp and Nichelle Caudle also came out on top. The
FORSYTH HOME ED. DEF. HAYWORTH WINSTON-SALEM – Hayworth Christian School pulled out a 26-24 win in Monday’s first game before falling 25-8, 25-16, 15-13 to the Forsyth Home Educators. Brittany Farmer recorded six aces and two kills for the Knights, Brittany Snider had two aces and two kills and Brittany Spencer also notched two aces. Olivia Manning pitching in four assists and Ashley York had two kills as Hayworth fell to 2-3 entering Thursday’s match at Woodlawn Baptist.
HP CHRISTIAN DEF. BURLINGTON CHR.
HIGH POINT – Quick games of 25-7, 25-19, 25-13 gave High Point Christian Academy a sweep of Burlington Christian Academy on Monday night. The Cougars, now 14-1, got 14 kills from Meredith Morris, while Bethany Gesell notched seven kills and seven aces. Megan Fary tallied 30 assists and five aces, and Victoria Barnett chipped in seven kills and two aces. HPCA plays host to Salem AcadeTRINITY 3, EAST DAVIDSON 0 TRINITY – Josh Berry scored a pair my in a best-of-three doubleheader of goals to help Trinity beat East match. Davidson 3-0 on Monday night. Schenyne Loeffler added an- CROSS COUNTRY other goal for the Bulldogs, while Josh Gross picked up an assist. AT CREEKSIDE PARK The shutout in goal went to Dylan ARCHDALE – Trinity swept the Seay and Brandon Jarrett as Trin- five scoring positions in the girls ity improved to 6-1-1 entering next race and dominated the boys porMonday’s game at East. The Golden tion against Providence Grove on Eagles (6-2) play host to Ledford on Monday. Wednesday. Brittany Reeves took individual honors in 23 minutes, 7 secGREENSBORO DAY 4, HP CHRISTIAN onds to lead the girls to a perfect score of 15. 1 Allison Floyd was second in HIGH POINT – Greensboro Day School put up a 4-1 win against 24:12, followed by Tori Loewen High Point Christian Academy on (25:13), Elizabeth Atkins (25:58) and Natalie Hunter (26:12). Monday. Providence Grove finished Jonny Lind scored the lone goal for the Cougars in the noncon- with 72 points, with Danielle ference game, while Zach Eanes Wrenn the top finisher in eighth at 27:59. stopped eight shots in the nets. Trinity took five of the top sevHPCA fell to 5-5-1 overall heading into Friday’s 7 p.m. match for first en spots in the boy’s race for a 19place in the Triad Athletic Confer- 43 victory. Ryan Kozlowski of the Bulldogs took individual honors, ence at Westchester. finishing in 20:35. Other counting runners for WESLEYAN 4, WESTCHESTER 0 Matt HateHIGH POINT – Eric Casterline, Jor- Trinity included dan Lessard, Joseph Mashburn and man (second, 21:10), Ethan Cox Daniel Mallard each scored a goal (fourth, 21:48), Evan Altizer (fifth, as Wesleyan Christian Academy 21:58) and Brennen Austin (sevstopped Westchester Country Day enth, 24:26). Stephen Abbee finished third in 4-0 on Monday. Casterline and Palmer Record 21:45 to pace Providence Grove. Trinity’s girls improve to 7-0 had assists. Trojan keeper Chase Kenny snared Westchester’s only and the boys went to 5-2. shot. Wesleyan (8-4-2) goes to Kannapo- GOLF lis Cannon today.
AT PINEWOOD COUNTRY CLUB VOLLEYBALL E. DAVIDSON DEF. WHEATMORE THOMASVILLE – East Davidson pulled out a marathon match with Wheatmore on Monday, winning by scores of 25-19, 25-20, 10-25, 23-25 and 15-10 in the nonconference affair. The Golden Eagles (3-7) got 12 kills from Candace Fox, while Taylor Alexander had seven kills and Chelsea Turner six. East opens play in the Central Carolina 2A today at Lexington. Leaders for Wheatmore included Courtney Rains (21 kills, six blocks), Hannah Cranford (14 assists) and Candance Caughran (12 digs).
ASHEBORO – Southwestern Randolph edged Providence Grove by one shot and Ledford by eight in Monday’s five-team girls match at Pinewood Country Club. The Cougars fired a 152 for first place, while Ledford was third at 160. Eastern Randolph took fourth at 165, one shot better than Asheboro. Andrea Bobbins of Providence Grove took medalist honors on the par-36 nine-hole layout with a 40. Morgan Brock paced Ledford with a 49 to finish fifth overall and Alyssa Martin shot 53 to tie for sixth place. Ledford’s other counting scores were 58s by Bethany Deal and Chelsea Powell.
HPU rallies past UNCG in volleyball ENTERPRISE STAFF REPORTS
This weekend the Panthers will face N.C. State, La Salle and GeorgeHIGH POINT – The High Point Uni- town at the UNC Greensboro Tourversity volleyball team came from nament. HPU will face NC State (6behind after dropping the first set 5) at 12 p.m. on Friday. On Saturday to top UNC Greensboro 18-25, 25-21, the Panthers will take on La Salle 29-27, 23-25, 15-6. The Panthers im- (1-10) at 10 a.m. and Georgetown (5prove to 7-5 on the season. 5) at 4:30 p.m. Junior middle blocker Stephanie Wallin led the Panthers with 14 GOLFERS SIT SIXTH kills, six block assists and six digs. The High Point University men’s Junior captain Julie Hershkowitz golf team finished Day One of the had a career high 48 digs in the Manor Intercollegiate in fifth place match. with a two-round score of 624 on “It was one of those wins where Monday. Freshman Chase Wilson we had players that hadn’t stepped led all Panthers with a score of 151 up before step up,” said head coach and a low round of 73 to finish tied Jason Oliver. “Holly Fong finished for 20th on the day. the day with 41 assists, 15 digs and Fellow freshman Austin Griswell four service aces. Molly Barlow to- posted the second-best finish with taled 10 kills and 15 digs and Smith a 36-hole score of 156 (79-77) to end posted 12 kills and 13 digs. the day tied for 33rd and junior
Evan LaRocque finished with a two-round score of 159 (81-78) to end tied for 43rd. Junior D.J. Dougherty rebounded from an 86 on the first round to shoot the second lowest round on the day with a 75 in the second round. His two-round score of 161 leaves him tied for 61st. Redshirt-freshman Thomas McLellan rounded out the Panther finishers with a score of 166 (83-83) to finish tied for 59th. Gardner-Webb leads the team standings after the first day with a combined score of 581. Longwood University currently sits in second, four shots back with a score of 585. Loyola College (599) and George Mason (613) combine with High Point to round out the top five, with Mount St. Mary’s (627) and Hamden-Sydney College (629) next.
Juan Martin del Potro reacts after winning the fourth set over Roger Federer during the men’s finals championship at the U.S. Open on Monday. Del Potro won in five sets.
Federer falls apart in U.S. Open shocker THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
NEW YORK (AP) — Normally so cool, so consistent, so in control of his emotions and his matches, Roger Federer let the U.S. Open championship slip from his grasp. Two points from victory against inexperienced, unheralded Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina, two points from a sixth consecutive title at Flushing Meadows and a record-extending 16th Grand Slam overall, Federer, quite simply, fell apart Monday. He railed at the chair umpire. His legs grew weary. His double-faults mounted. He could not figure out a way to stop the 6-foot-6 del Potro from pounding forehand after forehand past him. In a result as surprising for who lost as how it happened, the sixth-seeded del Potro came back to win his first Grand Slam title by upsetting the No. 1-seeded Federer 3-6, 7-6 (5), 4-6, 7-6 (4), 6-2. “Can’t have them all,” Federer said. He had won 40 consecutive matches at Flushing Meadows. He had won 33 of his previous 34 Grand Slam matches. And he has made the final at 17 of the past 18 Grand Slam tourna-
ments, 21 overall. Del Potro? This was the 20-year-old’s first Grand Slam final, and he was 0-6 against Federer until now.
WILLIAMS APOLOGIZES NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams apologized Monday for what she called her “inappropriate outburst” during her semifinal loss to Kim Clijsters at the U.S. Open. Williams was short on contrition in the postmatch news conference after her profanity-laced, finger-pointing tirade at a lineswoman Saturday night — and again in a prepared statement Sunday. “I want to sincerely apologize FIRST to the lines woman, Kim Clijsters, the USTA and mostly tennis fans everywhere for my inappropriate outburst,” Williams’ latest statement said. It was released by the U.S. Tennis Association about a half-hour before Williams and her sister, Venus, played in the women’s doubles final, which they won for their 10th Grand Slam title as a team. Given a chance to publicly deliver an apology during the postmatch ceremony, Williams declined.
Bills crumble in clutch THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Tom Brady threw two touchdown passes in the final 2:06 as New England rallied from an 11-point deficit to beat Buffalo 25-24 on Monday night. Leodis McKelvin fumbled on the kickoff return after the Patriots pulled within five points and placekicker Stephen Gostkowski recovered at the Buffalo 31. Brady needed three plays before hitting Benjamin Watson for the decisive 16-yard touchdown with 50 seconds to go. Just 1:16 earlier, he found Watson on a similar play for an 18-yard score.
MCNABB’S STATUS SHAKY PHILADELPHIA
Donovan McNabb once played four quarters on a broken ankle. A cracked rib can’t keep him out. Can it? “He’s pretty sore,” coach Andy Reid said Monday. “He’s going to try and battle through it. He’ll struggle to practice. He’s going to do everything he possibly can to try to play. We’ll see how that goes. He’s staying optimistic about that.” McNabb is not ruling himself out for the Eagles’ game against New Orleans next Sunday. Third-year pro Kevin Kolb filled in for McNabb during Philadelphia’s 3810 victory over Carolina in the season opener. He would start against the Saints if McNabb can’t play. The Eagles signed Jeff Garcia on Monday.
Teixeira lifts Yankees NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Teixeira hit a tworun triple on a play that caused Angels center fielder Torii Hunter to lose a shoe, then doubled to start the go-ahead rally in the eighth inning that led the New York Yankees over Los Angeles 5-3 Monday night in a possible playoff preview. New York broke a 3-all
tie when pinch-runner Brett Gardner took third as part of a double steal and came home as catcher Mike Napoli bounced the throw past third baseman Chone Figgins for an error. Robinson Cano added a run-scoring single, and Mariano Rivera finished to reach 40 saves for the first time in four years.
PREPS, COLLEGE FOOTBALL 4D www.hpe.com TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2009 THE HIGH POINT ENTERPRISE
The High Point Enterprise presents: Meet the Seniors
School: High Point Central Sports played: Golf, softball Family: Kantilal, Pravina and Rupesh Favorite restaurant: La Hacienda Favorite foods: Pizza Foods to avoid: Spicy foods Favorite teacher/class: Ms. Russo, TOK class Favorite TV shows: The Simpsons, Family Guy, Grey’s Anatomy Favorite movie: Shrek Favorite musical group or singer: Coldplay, Rascal Flatts, Mae Favorite sports teams: Atlanta Braves, Boston Red Sox Favorite athletes: Chipper Jones, Tiger Woods Biggest rival: Andrews Favorite memory playing sports: My first softball hit during freshman year Role model: My brother Three words that best describe me: Funny, cool, Indian Celebrity dream date: Eric Dane, aka McSteamy Dream vacation: Europe Hobbies: Playing the guitar, sports, eating Future goals: Four-year college, become a doctor If I become a millionaire by age 20, I will: Dance!
School: Glenn Sports played: Football, golf Family: Father Ken, mother Debbie, brother Kyle Favorite restaurant: Captain Tom’s Favorite foods: Italian, seafood Foods to avoid: Fast food Favorite teacher/class: Coach Walker, History Favorite TV shows: Scrubs, SportsCenter Favorite movies: The Sandlot, The Program Favorite musical group or singer: George Strait Favorite sports teams: Colts, Wake Forest, Yankees Favorite athletes: Derek Jeter, Peyton Manning Biggest rival: East Forsyth Favorite memory playing sports: Making all-conference Role models: Dad, brother Three words that best describe me: Outgoing, trust, discipline Celebrity dream date: Jessica Alba Dream vacation: Caribbean Hobbies: Golf, fishing Future goals: Four-year college If I become a millionaire by age 20, I will: Do something great.
School: East Davidson Sports played: Tennis, softball Family: Tony and Lisa Nahoum Favorite restaurant: Tommy’s BBQ Favorite foods: Chicken Foods to avoid: Anything green Favorite teacher/class: Allied Heath 2, Mrs. Loflin Favorite TV shows: Make It or Break It, Grey’s Anatomy Favorite movie: High School Musical Favorite musical group or singer: Daughtry, Taylor Swift Favorite sports teams: UNC Tar Heels, Carolina Panthers Favorite athletes: Andy Roddick, Derek Jeter Favorite memory playing sports: Winning my first tennis match sophomore year Role model: My mom Three words that describe me: Outgoing, friendly, funny Celebrity dream date: Chace Crawford Dream vacation: Cabo San Lucas Hobbies: Tennis, youth group Future goals: UNC Charlotte or East Tennessee State, nursing If I become a millionaire by age 20, I will: Continue my education: A million dollars wouldn’t last me forever.
School: High Point Central Sports played: Football, track Family: Dineshia Teasley, Aisjon, Asiana, Awynea, Aniya Favorite restaurants: Ham’s, Buffalo Wild Wings Favorite foods: Fries, shrimp, chicken wings Foods to avoid: FISH Favorite teacher/class: Charla Duncan, English Favorite TV shows: ESPN, BET, Spike Favorite movies: Friday, Mo’ Money Favorite musical group or singer: Drake, Lil Wayne, Wale Favorite sports teams: HPC Bison, Duke, Florida, Eagles Favorite athlete: Reggie Bush Biggest rival: Andrews Favorite memory playing sports: Running a kick return for a TD junior year Role model: My mom Three words that describe me: Chill, laid back, athletic Celebrity dream date: PINKY Dream vacation: Amsterdam Hobbies: Partying, video games, sleep Future goals: To get a degree in business/marketing If I become a millionaire by age 20, I will: Give money to my mom for all she has done for me.
School: Ledford Sports played: Volleyball, basketball, softball Family: Parents Paul and Cheryl, sisters Holly, Maria Favorite restaurant: TJ’s Deli Favorite foods: Ice cream, steak Foods to avoid: Rice, onions, tomatoes Favorite teacher/class: Math Favorite TV show: America’s Next Top Model Favorite movies: The Day After Tomorrow, Never Back Down, A Walk To Remember Favorite music: Rascal Flatts, All Time Low Favorite sports teams: Yankees, UNC Favorite athlete: Derek Jeter Biggest rival: East Davidson Favorite memory playing sports: Winning the Davidson County Volleyball Tournament Role models: My parents Three words that best describe me: Hardworking, athletic, happy Dream vacation: Sydney, Australia Hobbies: Church, youth activities, hanging with friends, practicing sports Future goals: Go to East Carolina or N.C. State to become an engineer.
Yates admits UNC offense ‘ugly’ in win BY BRIANA GORMAN ENTERPRISE DURHAM BUREAU
CHAPEL HILL — Two days after squeaking past Connecticut, North Carolina quarterback T.J. Yates summed up Monday what he saw when looking back at film of the 12-10 victory. “It was ugly,” Yates said. But while Yates admitted UNC’s offense — including himself — was anemic for three quarters Saturday, it was the junior’s composure and leadership down the stretch that helped the Tar Heels improve to 2-0 to start the season. “I don’t think there’s any way we win the game without T.J.’s maturity at quarterback,” UNC coach Butch Davis said. “I told him after the game, I don’t even know who said it, but sometimes when all the stuff around you is falling apart, the person in the middle of the storm, you better be able to maintain your composure and maintain sense of what you can do to help rectify that.” Before UNC started its first scoring at the end of the third quarter, it had 109 yards of offense and minus-2 rushing yards. Yates, playing behind an offensive line with two new starters, was sacked six times and completed 12-of-18 passes for 111 yards.
“I got a little frustrated going into the third quarter,” said Yates, who finished 23-of-32 for 233 yards. “I think everybody was frustrated that we weren’t scoring points or getting much going at all on offense.” But even though Yates was less than pleased with his performance, he remained positive on the sidelines. He said he just tried to forget the bad plays and focus on improving the next play. The results were a couple of big throws that eventually led to points. On the first play of the Tar Heels’ first scoring drive at the end of the third, Yates threw an incomplete pass but then completed his next five passes for gains of 13, 12, 26, 9 and 7 yards. The 78yard drive orchestrated by Yates eventually ended in a field goal for UNC’s first points of the day. Davis said that having Yates, a third-year starter, at the helm at the end of a close game was an invaluable edge. “There’s a lot of guys in that situation,” Davis said, “that would’ve felt like two things: One, I’ve either got to try to win it all by myself and just start throwing interception after interception after interception and then you just get blown out, or just get so frustrated that you lose your faith and your composure.”
Toney Baker (22), the former Ragsdale standout, cuts through the Murray State defense during N.C. State’s 65-7 victory on Saturday. Baker contributed three touchdowns during the rout.
O’Brien gives Wolfpack better grade RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina State took a giant step forward last week by putting 65 points on the scoreboard. The opponent may have been a Football Championship Subdivision team, but that didn’t stop coach Tom O’Brien from seeing improvement beyond the boxscore. “You can tell if a guy’s in a good blocking position or good tackling position or backpedaling properly,” O’Brien said Monday. “That’s why we talk all the time, it doesn’t matter what it says on the jersey or the helmet, you have to respect the game and play the game.” The Wolfpack’s offense — neu-
tralized during a season-opening 7-3 loss to South Carolina — is feeling much more confident after a 65-7 rout of Murray State last week. Now comes Gardner-Webb, another team from the FCS, which visits Raleigh on Saturday night. N.C. State (1-1) found the end zone just 87 seconds in against the Racers and led 45-0 at halftime, giving the impression that the offense may have found its groove. Two running backs scored three touchdowns each, and dropped passes — a critical part of the loss to South Carolina — were almost nonexistent. “We had to get better pass protection, we had to get better at throw-
ing and catching, doing a lot of things,” O’Brien said. “We did (get better). From a technical standpoint, we were in a good position, running routes the right way, and the quarterback was throwing the ball on time.” Wilson ran his school-record streak to passes without an interception to 293. Among college quarterbacks, he trails only Kentucky’s Andre Woodson, who threw 325 passes without an interception in 2006 and 2007. Teammate Julian Williams said the streak shows how far the redshirt sophomore has come in a short time.
Skinner among ACC weekly award winners GREENSBORO (AP) — Two quarterbacks and two players from Georgia Tech are among the Atlantic Coast Conference’s weekly award winners. The ACC on Monday named Wake Forest quarterback Riley Skinner
and Clemson freshman Kyle Parker as two of its six players of the week. Also named by the league were Yellow Jackets defensive end Derrick Morgan and kicker Scott Blair, Florida State tight end Caz Piurowski and Duke cornerback Leon Wright.
Skinner is the offensive back of the week after leading the Demon Deacons back from a 14-point deficit against Stanford. He scored the winning touchdown with 2 seconds left in a 24-17 victory. Parker is the rookie of the week after throwing for three TDs.
Tuesday September 15, 2009
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Analysts said the day’s modest gains were impressive given the market’s strong run last week. They follow a powerful six-month rally that has lifted the Standard & Poor’s 500 index 55.1 percent. According to preliminary calculations, the Dow rose 21.39, or 0.2 percent, to 9,626.80. It had been down about 109 points at its low. The broader Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 6.61, or 0.6 percent, to 1,049.34, an 11-month high. The Nasdaq composite index rose 10.88, or 0.5 percent, to 2,091.78. The day’s early losses came after the U.S. government late Friday imposed trade penalties on tires coming from China. The Chinese government filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization. Investors had worried it would erupt into a tariff dispute .
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Obama warned financial titans on Monday – the first anniversary of the Lehman Brothers collapse – they could not count on any more bailouts. He credited his administration and the $787 billion stimulus package rammed through Congress in the first days of his taking office for pulling the country back from the brink.
“We can be confident that the storms of the past two years are beginning to break,” he said. And even as the economy begins a “return to normalcy,” Obama said, “normalcy cannot lead to complacency.” Nevertheless, Obama said, “Instead of learning the lessons of Lehman and the crisis from which we
are still recovering, they are choosing to ignore them.” His tough message warned the financial community to “hear my words: We will not go back to the days of reckless behavior and unchecked excess at the heart of this crisis, where too many were motivated only by the appetite for quick kills and bloated bonuses.”
China files complaint on tire tariffs goods that have threatened to strain relations as Beijing and Washington cooperate on complex issues including the economic crisis and North Korea. News of China’s filing with the World Trade Organization sent Asian markets down 2 percent and more Monday on worries about the potential impact on the
global economic recovery. But investors appeared to take a less dire view of the dispute as the day wore on. European markets were down marginally by late in the trading and U.S. markets were flat by midday. Many private economists said they expected both sides would find a way to avoid a full-blown trade
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BEIJING (AP) – As Beijing launched a case Monday against new U.S. tariffs on Chinese tires, President Barack Obama defended the duties, saying trading agreements must be enforced in order for trading systems to work. The conflict adds to a series of disputes over poultry, auto parts and other
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NEW YORK (AP) – President Barack Obama sternly warned Wall Street Monday against returning to the sort of reckless and unchecked behavior that threatened the U.S. with a second Great Depression like that of the 1930s. Even as he noted the U.S. economy and financial system were pulling out of a downward spiral,
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YTD Name Div Last Chg %Chg AT&T Inc 1.64 26.53 -.13 -6.9 Aetna 0.04 30.54 +.17 +7.2 AlcatelLuc ... 4.00 -.07 +86.0 Alcoa 0.12 12.94 -.05 +14.9 Allstate 0.80 28.99 +.07 -11.5 AmExp 0.72 33.92 -.25 +82.9 Ameriprise 0.68 31.63 +1.38 +35.4 AnalogDev 0.80 28.68 +.29 +50.8 Aon Corp 0.60 41.87 +.41 -8.3 Apple Inc ... 173.72 +1.56 +103.5 Avon 0.84 31.88 -.19 +32.7 BB&T Cp 0.60 27.34 +.57 -0.4 BNC Bcp 0.20 7.78 +.23 +3.6 BP PLC 3.36e 54.29 -.29 +16.2 BkofAm 0.04 16.99 +.02 +20.7 BkCarol 0.20 4.10 -.05 -3.5 BassettF lf ... 4.40 +.05 +31.3 BestBuy 0.56 40.41 +.65 +44.5 Boeing 1.68 50.97 -.38 +19.5 CBL Asc 0.20m 9.41 +.56 +44.8 CSX 0.88 47.08 +.15 +45.0 CVS Care 0.31 36.53 ... +27.1 CapOne 0.20 38.32 +.34 +20.2 Caterpillar 1.68 48.77 +.24 +9.2
war that would harm producers in both countries. “The big message from China to the United States is think twice, think three times before repeating this kind of relief for a U.S. industry because if you do this again, we are going to hit you again,” said Gary Hufbauer, a trade expert at the Peterson Institute.
Magna: 10,500 Opel jobs could be cut FRANKFURT – As many as 10,500 Opel jobs in Europe could be cut, nearly half of them in Germany, the co-chief executive of Magna International Inc. said Monday. Speaking to reporters in Frankfurt, Siegfried Wolf said part of his company’s plan for General Motors Co.’s European unit envisions about 4,500 possible job cuts in Germany, where Adam Opel GmbH is based, under plans outlined in July.
EU forecasts end to recession BRUSSELS – The European Union said Monday that the recession in the euro-zone and EU will likely have ended in the third quarter with the resumption of modest economic growth. The EU executive sees both the euro-zone and the EU growing 0.2 percent in the third quarter compared to the three months before, and improving just 0.1 percent in the final quarter of the year.
Oshkosh signs contract with Pentagon OSHKOSH, Wis. – The defense division of Oshkosh Corp. has signed yet another hefty contract with the Pentagon to deliver military vehicles. The contract that Oshkosh Defense announced Monday calls for more than 350 military trucks to be delivered by March. The contract is worth $189 million and means Oshkosh is delivering a total of nearly 4,300 trucks for $2.3 billion. ENTERPRISE NEWS SERVICE REPORTS
BUSINESS, WEATHER 6D www.hpe.com TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2009 THE HIGH POINT ENTERPRISE
High Point Enterprise Weather Wednesday
Local Area Forecast Kernersville Winston-Salem 85/64 86/64 Jamestown 87/65 High Point 87/65 Archdale Thomasville 87/65 87/65 Trinity Lexington 87/65 Randleman 87/65 87/65
North Carolina State Forecast
Elizabeth City 87/65
Shown is today’s weather. Temperatures are today’s highs and tonight’s lows.
High Point 87/65
Greenville 87/65 Cape Raleigh Hatteras 87/66 82/69
Wilmington 84/67 City
ALBEMARLE . . . . . .86/66 BREVARD . . . . . . . . .77/61 CAPE FEAR . . . . . . .84/67 EMERALD ISLE . . . .83/69 FORT BRAGG . . . . . .86/66 GRANDFATHER MTN . .70/59 GREENVILLE . . . . . .87/65 HENDERSONVILLE .77/61 JACKSONVILLE . . . .86/64 KINSTON . . . . . . . . . .86/64 KITTY HAWK . . . . . . .83/68 MOUNT MITCHELL . .77/59 ROANOKE RAPIDS .86/64 SOUTHERN PINES . .86/66 WILLIAMSTON . . . . .87/66 YANCEYVILLE . . . . .88/65 ZEBULON . . . . . . . . .86/65
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78/66 74/62 81/67 83/69 83/68 69/58 86/66 74/62 86/66 86/66 82/70 72/60 82/65 83/67 86/66 81/62 83/66
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ALBUQUERQUE . . . .85/56 ATLANTA . . . . . . . . .80/69 BOISE . . . . . . . . . . . .84/57 BOSTON . . . . . . . . . .75/57 CHARLESTON, SC . .86/71 CHARLESTON, WV . .86/66 CINCINNATI . . . . . . .83/60 CHICAGO . . . . . . . . .77/65 CLEVELAND . . . . . . .79/60 DALLAS . . . . . . . . . .83/67 DETROIT . . . . . . . . . .79/57 DENVER . . . . . . . . . .82/52 GREENSBORO . . . . .87/65 GRAND RAPIDS . . . .78/54 HOUSTON . . . . . . . . .87/71 HONOLULU . . . . . . . .89/74 KANSAS CITY . . . . . .80/61 NEW ORLEANS . . . .86/75
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LAS VEGAS . . . . . . .94/72 LOS ANGELES . . . . .78/63 MEMPHIS . . . . . . . . .80/68 MIAMI . . . . . . . . . . . .89/79 MINNEAPOLIS . . . . . .84/60 MYRTLE BEACH . . . .85/68 NEW YORK . . . . . . . .84/64 ORLANDO . . . . . . . . .90/75 PHOENIX . . . . . . . . . .99/77 PITTSBURGH . . . . . .79/56 PHILADELPHIA . . . . .85/62 PROVIDENCE . . . . . .78/55 SAN FRANCISCO . . .68/55 ST. LOUIS . . . . . . . . .78/65 SEATTLE . . . . . . . . . .76/57 TULSA . . . . . . . . . . . .79/62 WASHINGTON, DC . .86/66 WICHITA . . . . . . . . . .78/61
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s 96/75 s s 84/63 s sh 79/64 sh t 89/79 t s 81/60 s s 82/70 mc s 69/56 ra t 90/75 t s 101/77 s s 71/55 mc s 69/59 ra s 64/48 mc mc 69/57 s sh 78/61 pc mc 75/56 pc t 78/62 t s 73/62 ra mc 79/58 s
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0-2: Low The higher the UV 3-5: Moderate index, the higher the 6-7: High need for eye and 8-10: Very High skin protection. 11+: Extreme
Lake Levels & River Stages Lake and river levels are in feet. Change is over the past 24 hrs. Flood Pool Current Level Change High Rock Lake 655.2 652.4 -0.4 Flood Stage Current Level Change Yadkin College 18.0 0.93 -0.22 Elkin 16.0 1.53 -0.15 Wilkesboro 14.0 2.00 -0.47 High Point 10.0 0.62 +0.01 Ramseur 20.0 0.75 +0.08 Moncure 20.0 8.88 +0.01
ACAPULCO . . . . . . . .89/79 AMSTERDAM . . . . . .65/56 BAGHDAD . . . . . . . .102/81 BARCELONA . . . . . .68/55 BEIJING . . . . . . . . . .83/62 BEIRUT . . . . . . . . . . . . .92/76 BOGOTA . . . . . . . . . .66/52 BERLIN . . . . . . . . . . .73/54 BUENOS AIRES . . . .77/54 CAIRO . . . . . . . . . . . .94/75
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Statistics through 6 p.m. yesterday at Greensboro
Around The World City
Precipitation (Yesterday) 24 hours through 6 p.m. . . . . . . .0.00" Month to Date . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Trace Normal Month to Date . . . . . . . . .2.01" Year to Date . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25.26" Normal Year to Date . . . . . . . . .31.56" Record Precipitation . . . . . . . . . .3.78"
Sun and Moon
Around Our State Today
Temperatures (Yesterday) High . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .86 Low . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .63 Normal High . . . . . . . . . . . .80 Normal Low . . . . . . . . . . . .61 Last Year’s High . . . . . . . .88 Last Year’s Low . . . . . . . . .72 Record High . . . . .94 in 1991 Record Low . . . . . .39 in 1985
88/79 69/54 101/75 74/55 82/63 91/75 65/51 75/53 77/53 93/74
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COPENHAGEN . . . . .67/52 GENEVA . . . . . . . . . .66/50 GUANGZHOU . . . . . .85/79 GUATEMALA . . . . . .80/62 HANOI . . . . . . . . . . . .94/79 HONG KONG . . . . . . . .85/82 KABUL . . . . . . . . . . .85/59 LONDON . . . . . . . . . .64/58 MOSCOW . . . . . . . . .68/46 NASSAU . . . . . . . . . .89/78
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67/51 65/51 89/79 79/62 90/79 87/72 80/59 65/54 67/46 88/79
PARIS . . . . . . . . . . . .67/50 ROME . . . . . . . . . . . .75/65 SAO PAULO . . . . . . .70/58 SEOUL . . . . . . . . . . .81/64 SINGAPORE . . . . . . .89/77 STOCKHOLM . . . . . . .65/48 SYDNEY . . . . . . . . . .71/58 TEHRAN . . . . . . . . . .85/68 TOKYO . . . . . . . . . . .74/68 ZURICH . . . . . . . . . . .64/50
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Hi/Lo Wx 74/51 76/65 72/55 81/61 88/77 63/46 70/58 82/66 79/67 69/52
Today: Moderate Predominant Types: Weeds
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Pollen Rating Scale
100 75 50
151-200: 201-300: 301-500:
Today: 70 (Moderate) 0-50: 51-100: 101-150:
0: Absent, 1-25: Low, 26-50: Moderate, 51-75: High, >75: Very High
Good Moderate Unhealthy (sensitive) Unhealthy Very Unhealthy Hazardous
Air quality data is provided by the Forsyth County Environmental Affairs Department.
Judge rejects BofA deal
NEW YORK (AP) – A federal judge on Monday rejected a $33 million settlement between the Securities and Exchange Commission and Bank of America Corp. over bonuses paid by Merrill Lynch. U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff called the proposed consent judgment “inadequate.” Rakoff wrote in an opinion that the $33 million settlement was a “trivial penalty for a false statement that materially infected a multi-billion-dollar merger.” Rakoff set a Feb. 1 trial date for the case. The SEC had filed civil charges against Bank of America, saying it misled share-
holders about bonus payments given to Merrill Lynch employees. Last month, Rakoff ordered the SEC to explain why it didn’t pursue charges against specific executives at Bank of America over the accusations. Charlotte, N.C.-based Bank of America agreed to acquire Merrill in a shotgun deal a year ago at the height of the credit crisis. It was later revealed that Merrill, with the knowledge of Bank of America executives, accelerated $3.6 billion in bonus payments before the deal was closed on Jan. 1. Both Bank of America and the SEC did not provide immediate comment on the ruling.
Poll: Worries linger on economy
WASHINGTON (AP) – One year after Wall Street teetered on the brink of collapse, seven out of 10 Americans lack confidence the federal government has taken safeguards to prevent another financial industry meltdown, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll. Even more – 80 percent – rate the condition of the economy as poor and a majority worry about their own ability to make ends meet. The pessimistic outlook sets the stage
for President Barack Obama as he attempts to portray the financial sector as increasingly confident and stable and presses Congress to act on new banking regulations. The public sentiment also poses a challenge to central elements of Obama’s governing agenda. Half of those surveyed said deficit reduction should be a national priority over increased spending on health care, education or alternative energy.
Sprint affiliate sues over Virgin deal
The Eli Lilly and Co. headquarters is pictured in Indianapolis.
Lilly to cut 14 percent of staff NEW YORK (AP) – Seeking to cut costs and bring new drugs to market more quickly as its best-sellers go off-patent, drugmaker Eli Lilly & Co. said Monday it will eliminate 5,500 jobs over two years and reorganize into five business units. The Indianapolis company said it will reduce its work force by nearly 14 percent, to 35,000 from the current 40,500, by the end of 2011. The new total excludes hirings in highgrowth emerging markets and Japan.
Lilly hopes to cut annual costs by $1 billion per year over the same time, and will organize itself into the following units: cancer, diabetes, established markets, emerging markets, and Elanco, its animal health business. Key Lilly products like the anti-psychotic drug Zyprexa will lose patent protection starting in 2011, with three other drugs – antidepressant Cymbalta, Humalog insulin and cancer drug Gemzar – losing protection in 2013. CEO John Lechleiter
believes the company’s best path to profit growth involves focusing on its early and mid stage drug candidates. Lilly bought cancer drug maker ImClone Systems for $6 billion last year to acquire the cancer drug Erbitux and help balance the revenue it would lose when Zyprexa, Cymbalta, Humalog and Gemzar faced generic competition. The products were Lilly’s four best-sellers in 2008, with combined revenue of $10.85 billion – more than half the company’s total.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Sprint Nextel Corp. affiliate iPCS Inc. is asking an Illinois court to block the wireless provider’s planned acquisition of Virgin Mobile USA Inc. Three subsidiaries of Schaumburg, Ill.-based iPCS filed the lawsuit last week in the Circuit Court of Cook County, seeking an injunction to stop the $483 million deal. They claim it would violate an agreement by Sprint not to compete against iPCS within its territories. iPCS sells Sprintbranded products and services within a swath of the Midwest.
Natural gas prices jump 12 percent NEW YORK – Natural gas demonstrated again how much it has split from the direction of crude, as prices spiked more than 11 percent despite an enormous glut in supply. Crude prices fell for the second straight trading day. Analysts at Goldman Sachs said prices for natural gas may even triple over the winter, though most energy experts believe there is a far greater chance that prices will plunge again. The latter view would mean extremely cheap heating bills for a lot of people over the next few months. ENTERPRISE NEWS SERVICE REPORTS