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Plane hits ferris wheel An ultra-light plane crashed into a Ferris wheel at a rural festival in eastern Australia on Saturday, trapping two children on the ride and two adults in the aircraft for hours.There were no serious injuries. The Cheetah S200 carrying two men did not topple the Ferris wheel when it hit the frame near the top on the first morning of an annual three-day festival at Old Bar, a coastal village 220 miles (350 kilometers) north of Sydney, New South Wales Rural Fire Service spokesman Ben Shepherd said..

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Some parents try early training Cen Campbell travels unusually light for a mom with a young child. No wet wipes. No changing pad. No disposable diapers. The extra baggage isn’t necessary because when Campbell’s toddler Jude needs to go to the bathroom, she brings him to the toilet. They’ve been doing this with mixed success since he was just 12 days old. “I wouldn’t want to sit in a wet diaper, so why would I make my child do it?” said Campbell. In the U.S., most new parents would count diapers among the “can’t live without” items for bringing up baby. See Page B3.

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BY RON OSBURN Staff Writer m ancient poet The Homer called olive oil “liquid gold.” For centuries, olive oil has been a staple of the Mediterranean diet and now is enjoying a surge in popularity due to universal recognition of its healthful and medicinal properties. Now, with the official opening TROY tomorrow of The Olive Oasis, downtown at 7 E. Main St., Troy has a store that specializes almost exclusively in olive oils and balsamic vinegars. “I’m ready to get going,” 21-year-old store owner Lucas Schlumpf said with a grin as he and his mother, Lisa Reed, her husband Al, and store employee Jake Hemsley readied the store last week for its opening Monday. “We want to share our passion and teach people the health benefits of our products,” Lisa Reed said Thursday as she showed a pair of visitors through the store, which evokes the sunny Mediterranean with green, red and yellow interior colors and features what Reed calls “a Tuscany theme” painted mural. Operating just east of Public Square in a 2,000-square-foot space next to Pinky Scout children’s boutique, The Olive Oasis offers 27 different


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WASHINGTON (AP) — The military mission in Libya is largely complete and NATO’s involvement could begin to wrap up as soon as this coming week after allied leaders meet in Brussels, according to the OUTLOOK top U.S. commander for Africa. Army Gen. Carter Ham, head of U.S. Today Africa Command, told The Associated Chance of AM Press that American military leaders are Frost expected to give NATO ministers their High: 57° assessment of the situation during meetLow: 35° ings late in the week. Monday NATO could decide to end the mission Pleasantly cool even though ousted leader Moammar High: 64° Gadhafi is still at large and his forces are Low: 40° still entrenched in strongholds such as Complete weather Sirte and Bani Walid. information on Page A10. NATO’s decision-making body, the North Atlantic Council, agreed on Sept. 21 Home Delivery: to extend the mission over the oil-rich 335-5634 North African nation for another 90 days, but officials have said the decision would be Classified Advertising: reviewed periodically. (877) 844-8385 Ham said that the National Transitional Council and its forces should be in “reasonable control” of population centers before the end of the NATO mission, 6 7 4 8 2 5 2 2 4 0 1 1 dubbed Unified Protector. And he said they

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Besides being flavorful and offering health benefits, the thing that makes the products at The Olive Oasis special is the freshness, Schlumpf said. “We always have oils within 6 months of pressing,” he said, noting that generally, olive oils sold in the typical grocery store are at least one year old or more and in a light-colored bottle, which speeds the oils’ deterioration. Olive oil selections at The Olive Oasis include 10 fresh fruit varieties, such as Koroneiki from Australia and Sweet Barnea from Sicily, along

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and congressional Republicans just can’t agree on the best prescription for the economy, with President Barack Obama demanding passage of his $447 billion jobs bill and the G O P pushing to cut government red tape. B o t h OBAMA efforts, the focus of competing radio and Internet addresses Saturday, face little chance of success as all-or-nothing proposals in a divided Congress. Three weeks after Obama submitted his legislation, the Democraticcontrolled Senate has yet to consider it. “It is time for Congress to get its act together and pass this jobs bill so I can sign it into law,” he said in his Saturday address. The president has mounted a steady public campaign on behalf of his bill, trying to cast Congress and Republicans in particular as obstacles. With a populist flair, Obama has barnstormed across the country to prod Congress, so far to no avail. The stops have come in contested election states such as Ohio, North Carolina, Colorado and Virginia, and the president has taken his message directly to the districts of

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are close to that now. When NATO makes its decision, Ham said he believes there would be a seamless transition of control over the air and maritime operations to U.S. Africa Command. And, at least initially, some of the military surveillance coverage would remain in place. “We don’t want to go from what’s there now to zero overnight,” Ham said. “There will be some missions that will need to be sustained for some period of time, if for no other reason than to offer assurances to the interim government for things like border security, until such time that they are ready to do all that themselves.” U.S. intelligence and surveillance assets, such as drones, will likely stay in the region also to keep watch over weapons caches, to prevent the proliferation of weapons from Libya into neighboring countries. But Ham said air strikes would likely end, unless specifically requested by the Libyan transitional government. NATO took over command of the mission in March, after it was initially led by

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Liquid • CONTINUED FROM A1 375 and 750-mililiter sizes, generally priced at $9.99, $14.99 and $28 respectively. INSPIRED Oils and balsamics at The Olive Oasis are from Veronica Foods, an Oakland, California-based distributor. “We’re one of only 200 Veronica (supplied) stores in the U.S.,” Schlumpf said. The Olive Oasis also offers a few high-end specialty products, such as Delizia, an ultra premium roasted olive oil, a Pinot Noir Wine Vinegar and a white truffle oil. An aged dark Reggio Emilia balsamic in a 100 ml bottle, for $120, is on display in the main display case. The store also offers a few items that are complimentary to oils and balsamics, such as rubs and spice packets. And Schlumpf and Reed say they plan to offer classes and special events featuring their products in the future. They also plan a Grand Opening for later in

October. It’s the first business venture for Schlumpf, a Vandalia resident for the past two years who said he now plans to move to Troy “very soon.” He’s backed in his venture by the Reed’s, who said they became interested in opening a store dedicated to olive oil and balsamic vinegars after visiting the Green Gate Olive Oils store in their adopted hometown of Pinehurst, North Carolina. “That’s what inspired us. That’s where we got the idea,” Lisa Reed said. In fact, Reed’s sister, Sheryl Cepek, opened her own specialty olive oil store in April just outside Pittsburgh. “When she saw (the Green Gate), she said, ‘we can do this,’” Reed said. Interestingly, Reed and Schlumpf said they were scouting the Troy area in July for possible locations for a store when they saw the vacant storefront at 7 E. Main St. Stacy Reuckhaus, who owns the building with her husband Steve, and operates Pinky


Luke Schlumpf arranges a window display at The Olive Oasis which features olive oils and balsamic vinegars located at 7 E. Main St. in Troy. Scout next door at 5 E. Main St., noticed them and introduced herself. “The next day we signed

Mission • CONTINUED FROM A1 the U.S. in the early days of the bombing campaign. The mission was designed to enforce a U.N. resolution allowing the imposition of a no-fly zone and military action to protect Libyan civilians. The aggressive bombing runs that battered Gadhafi forces, weapons, air control, and other key targets, gave the revolutionary forces the time and breathing room to organize and begin to push into regime strongholds. A key turning point came about a month ago when the fighters were able to seize the capital, Tripoli, effectively ending Gadhafi’s rule. Now, the National Transitional Council has taken over the leadership of the nation and is promising to set up its new interim government, even as it continues to fight forces still loyal to the fugitive leader. Ham said NATO need not wait until Gadhafi is found and forced out of the

Jobs • CONTINUED FROM A1 On Tuesday, he will go to the Texas district represented by GOP Rep. Jeb Hensarling, co-chairman of a special deficit reduction committee in Congress. In the Republican address, Rep. Morgan Griffith of Virginia made a pitch for legislation in the House that would reduce regulatory requirements on businesses. He cited rules affecting cement plants and restrictions on institutional boilers as examples of government overreaching. “For years, excessive regulations have been a source of frustration for businesses trying to stay afloat,” he said. “President Obama, who has said he’s willing to consider stopping excessive regulations, should call on the Democrat-led Senate to follow the House in passing these jobs bills,” he said.


Meet the candidates night set this month For the Troy Daily News

The Meet the Candidate sponsored by night, Leadership Troy Alumni, is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27, at the Troy Junior High School cafeteria, 556 N. Adams St. The program will begin promptly at 7:30 p.m. Topics will feature candidates and issues facing the voters in Troy and Concord Township in the general election including: • Troy City auditor — Mike Burkholder and John Stickel • Troy City law director — David Beitzel, David Caldwell, Robert Harrelson and James Livingston. • Troy City council-atlarge — Alan Clark, Colin Obama’s public approval ratings have Girolamo, Robin Oda and held steady in the low 40 percent range, Lynne Snee. but the public’s assessment of his handling Troy School Board of of the economy has been significantly lower. Obama has tried to deflect responsibility to congressional Republicans, who together with congressional Democrats fare much worse than the president. NEW YORK (AP) — The Obama’s proposal would cut payroll collection of people in tietaxes for workers and for businesses, lengthen jobless benefits, spend on public dyed T-shirts and star-spanworks projects and pay local and state gov- gled underwear have been ernments to keep teachers, police and fire- camped out in a granite fighters on the job. He has proposed paying plaza in lower Manhattan for the legislation with targeted tax nearly two weeks — and increases. They include limits on deduc- show no signs of going away. They sleep on air mattions taken by wealthier taxpayers, closing corporate loopholes and ending oil and gas tresses, use Mac laptops and play drums. They go to subsidies. Republicans have said some of his pro- the bathroom at the local posals, such as the payroll tax cuts, are McDonald’s. A few times a day, they march down to worth considering.

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It all has the feel of a classic street protest with one exception: It’s unclear exactly what the demonstrators want. “When all the bailout money was spent on bonuses and stuff everyone was outraged, but no one did anything because no one feels like they can,” protester Jesse Wilson, 22, said this week when asked to take articulate the cause. “It’s time for us to come together to realize we are the masses, and we can make things happen.” But he couldn’t say what, exactly, he wanted to happen. Handmade signs carried by some of the demonstrators — “Less is More” and “Capitalism is evil” — hardly make it clearer.

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the lease,” Reuckhaus said. That was fortuitous as several years ago, the Reuckhaus’s had used a

city loan to help them purchase the building and relocate their business from South Market Street, and had just recently received a modification of their loan terms from the city as part of a business restructuring that included moving Pinky Scout inventory out of 7 E. Main St. and leasing out that side of the building. “I’m really happy the way it turned out. I wish them well. I think they’re going to bring more business here (to East Main Street),” Stacey Reuckhaus said about The Olive Oasis on Thursday. Including the total makeover of the interior of his storefront, Schlumpf estimated his total investment at $60,000. Schlumpf said he and Hemsley will staff the store, which tentatively is scheduled to be open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., MondaySaturday, and closed Sunday. The Olive Oasis is on Facebook and a website will be up soon. The store can be reached at 5527322.


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• LIFE CHAIN: The Miami County Right to Life will offer its annual life chain Community from 2-3 p.m. near the courthouse and stretching Calendar out along Main Street, Troy. • BREAKFAST CONTACT US OFFERED: The Pleasant FRIDAY Hill VFW Post No. 6557, 7578 W. Fenner Road, Ludlow Falls, will offer • CHICKEN FRY: The Call Melody made-to-order breakfast Pleasant Hill VFW Post No. Vallieu at from 8-10 a.m. All items are 6557, 7578 W. Fenner Road, 440-5265 to a la carte. Look for stations Ludlow Falls, will offer a along Main Street distributthree-piece chicken dinner list your free ing signs for participants’ with french fries and calendar use. coleslaw for $7 from 6-8 p.m. items.You • CHICKEN DINNER: Chicken livers also will be The Casstown Volunteer available. can send Fire Department will offer a • DOUGHNUT SALE: your news by e-mail to chicken barbecue dinner The Troy High School boys and girls soccer teams will from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the firehouse, 4210 E. St. Route sell 400 boxes of Krispy 55, Casstown. Dinners will Kreme doughnuts following be $7 and include half a the Troy-Piqua football chicken, coleslaw, applesauce, roll and game. Proceeds will help players pay for chips. All proceeds go toward the upkeep of new uniforms. Doughnuts, which will be equipment. sold by the dozen, will be $5 per box, and will be for sale at various exits as fans leave Troy Memorial Stadium. MONDAY • CLASS REUNION: The Troy High • DINNER MEETING: The Altrusa Club of School class of 1961 will have its 50th reunion beginning with the Troy-Piqua footTroy will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Troyball game. Classmates also will be dining Hayner Cultural Center, 301 W. Main St., for in The Concord Room at Club 55 on the monthly dinner business meeting. For Saturday. Sunday, there will be a brunch at more information, contact Tamara BaynardNightSky. There is a Football Hall of Fame Ganger, vice president, at 440-0320. exhibit at Hayner beginning that weekend, Civic agendas which includes some local football players, • Monroe Township Board of Trustees will including some classmates. For more informeet at 7 p.m. at the Township Building. mation, call Rosemary at 339-7926. • The Tipp City Council will meet at 7:30 Civic agendas p.m. at the Government Center. The Miami County Public Defender • The Piqua City Commission will meet at Association meets at 10 a.m. in the office 7:30 p.m. at City Hall. • The Troy City Council will meet at 7 p.m. on the second floor of the courthouse, 201 W. Main St., Troy. in the meeting room in Council Chambers. • The Lostcreek Township Board of • The Staunton Township Trustees will Trustees meet at 7 p.m. at Lostcreek meet at 7:30 p.m. in the Staunton Township Township Building, Casstown. building. • Covington Board of Public Affairs will meet at 4 p.m. in the Water Department office located at 123 W. Wright St., Covington. • The Potsdam Village Council will meet at 7 p.m. in the village offices.

TUESDAY • HEALTH SEMINAR: A free health seminar will be at 7 p.m. at the Piqua Public Library, 116 W. High St., Piqua. Participants will learn how to live healthier, with emphasis on how to improve your blood pressure, lower cholesterol levels and lose weight. The presentation will be given by trained facilitators, Leroy and Ann De Mange. • COUNCIL MEETING: The Troy Literacy Council, serving all of Miami County, will meet at 7 p.m. at the Hayner Cultural Center, Troy. Adults seeking help with basic literacy or wish to learn English as a second language, and those interested in becoming tutors can contact our message center at (937) 660-3170. Your call will be returned. • EXPLORATION WALK: The Miami County Park District will have an adult exploration walk at 9 a.m. at the Maple Ridge entrance at Stillwater Prairie Reserve, 10440 State Route 185, west of main park entrance. Join John Virgint as he shares the history of Maple Ridge and the maple sugaring process. For more information, visit the park district’s website at Civic agendas • The Concord Township Trustees will meet at 10 a.m. at the Concord Township Memorial Building, 1150 Horizon West Court, Troy.

WEDNESDAY • PERI LUNCH: The Miami County chapter of Ohio Public Employee Retirees will meet at 11:30 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 248 Wood St., Piqua. Lunch will be $10, payable at the door. Reservations are needed by Wednesday by calling Beth at 335-2771. The speaker will be Anthony Tedesco-Nichols, OPERS assistant government relations officer. Any area OPERS member or public employee is invited to attend. • ART OF RECOVERY: The Tri-County Board of Recovery and Mental Health Services will be the fourth annual Art of Recovery event at Edison Community College. The reception and art showcase will be from 5:30-7 p.m. • SUPPORT GROUP: The Miami-Shelby Ostomy Support Group will meet at 7 p.m. at the UVMC Cancer Care Center in the lower level of the Upper Valley Medical Center, 3130 N. County Road 25-A, Troy. The Ostomy Support Group’s meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month except January and July. Programs provide information and support to ostomates and their families, and are beneficial to health care professionals as well. For more information, call 440-4706. Civic agendas • The Elizabeth Township Trustees will meet at 8 p.m. in the township building, 5710 Walnut Grove Road, Troy. • The village of West Milton Planning Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. in council chambers.

THURSDAY • SENIORS LUNCHEON: The AB Graham Memorial Center, 8025 E. U.S. Route 36, Conover, will offer its senior citi-

OCT. 8-9 • FARM FEST: The Miami County Park District will have its third annual Fall Farm Fest program from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at Lost Creek Reserve, 2645 E. State Route 41, east of Troy. There will be hayrides, games, farm animals, kiddie tractor pulls and demonstrations. New this year is a Bluegrass and American Acoustic music tent with bands playing all day both days. Special guest NewFound Road will play at 3:45 p.m. Saturday and Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers will play at 3:45 p.m. Sunday. Concert participants should bring lawnchairs. Admission to the concerts and festival is free. There will be food, pumpkins, pony rides and merchandise for sale. For more information, visit the park district’s website at

OCT. 8 • GARDEN SHOW: The Lost Creek Garden and Antique Show will be offered from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 1058 Knoop Road, Troy. The event will include local vendors, vintage garden accessories, plants, landscape design, antiques, artisans and food. Admission will be $5. • FISH FRY: The Pleasant Hill VFW Post No. 6557, 7578 W. Fenner Road, Ludlow Falls, will offer an all-you-can-eat fish fry and smelt dinner with french fries, baked beans and applesauce for $8 from 5-7 p.m. • POT PIE SUPPER: The First United Church of Christ, corner of Market and Canal streets, Troy, will offer its annual pot pie supper from 4:30-6:30 p.m. The supper will include chicken and pot pie, mashed potatoes, coleslaw, green beans or corn for $7.50 and $3 for those 10 and younger. Proceeds will benefit local non profit agencies. Use the Canal Street entrance, where the church is handicapped. • HOBBY SHOW: People who have a hobby and would enjoy the opportunity to display their work/collection as well as talk to folks about it will be offered from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Hoffman Church activity center, 201 S. Main St., West Milton. Set up will begin at noon Friday. There is no charge to enter and admittance to the show will be free. Tables will be assigned on a first come, first served basis. To reserve a table, or for more information, contact Mike Circle at (937) 698-6690 or • EXPLORATION WALK: The Miami County Park District will have an adult exploration walk at 9 a.m. at the Maple Ridge entrance at Stillwater Prairie Reserve, 10440 State Route 185, west of main park entrance. Join John Virgint as he shares the history of Maple Ridge and the maple sugaring process. For more information, visit the park district’s website at • LIBRARY ADVENTURE: Learn about the story of Handel’s Water Music during “My Name is Handel,” offered from 11 a.m. to noon at the Troy-Miami County Public Library. With professional narration and music by the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the musical experience is designed to expand listening horizons, develop listening skills, accumulate musical memories and encourage adults and children to listen to music together. The event is for school-age children and their families. Call the library at 339-0502 to register.

Pair of city downtown building loans on agenda BY RON OSBURN Staff Writer Requests for a pair of city downtown building loans — one to repair stained glass windows on the Masonic building and one to purchase the former Knapke building on the square — are on Troy City Council’s agenda Monday. Also on the agenda is a proposed 6month moratorium on issuing zoning permits for Internet cafes within city limits. The moratorium is recommended with an emergency designation, meaning if approved, it would take effect immediately. After three years, Knapke Cabinets abruptly closed its downtown Troy store on Aug. 29, and the building — which consists of two storefronts at 2 and 6 East Main Street, and a second floor residential apartment that currently is vacant — recently went on the market. Downtown business owner Patty Rose and husband and business partner Chuck Sturwold, under the moniker P&C Ventures LLC, are seeking a $151,700 loan to purchase the building through the city’s Downtown Building Repair loan program. The loan, at 2 percent interest for 25 years, includes three points for closing costs. Minus the closing costs, the loan covers $147,281 of the total purchase price of $155,000 for the building, which is within the program’s guidelines of the buyers providing at least 10 percent of the

TROY purchase price. Normal terms for DBR loans are 10 years, but Troy Development Director Jim Dando recommended an exception to the typical term because its funding a purchase rather than just repairs. The Troy Masonic Temple is seeking a $45,000 DBR loan to make repairs to the three large stained glass windows on the front of the building, located downtown at 107 W. Main St. The city loan committee and a council committee both recommended approval of a 30-year DBR loan at 1 percent interest, with interest-only payments for the first two years. The Masonic board has pledged the 104-year-old temple building, located downtown at 107 W. Main St., as collateral. A city staff report said the four-story Temple building — home to the the Franklin Lodge No. 14 — has an accessed market value of $394,300 and is paid off in full. Council also is expected to approve the shifting of $400,000 from the city’s Economic Development Revolving Loan Fund to the DBR fund. The shift will even out the balances of both funds, and accommodate the two DBR loans, said Dando, who administrates the loan funds. Council meets at 7 p.m. Monday in council chambers, 2nd floor of city hall, 100 S. Market St.

Coat donations needed For the Troy Daily News The Miami County Sheriff’s Office, along with Sunset Cleaners in Troy will be accepting children’s coats only, in good condition, for distribution to needy children in Miami County. Operation Cover-Up is being offered for the 21st

MIAMI COUNTY year and sheriff ’s office staff hope this year will be as successful as previous years, according to Rena Gumerlock, administrative assistant with the sheriff’s office. Coats will be accepted at Troy Sunset Cleaners

and the Miami County Sheriff’s Office. Coats will be distributed from 9-11 a.m. Oct. 29, at the Miami County Fairgrounds Shop and Crop building. The deadline for coats to be accepted will be Oct. 25. For more information, call Gumerlock at 4406078.

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“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” — First Amendment, U.S. Constitution

EDITORIAL ROUNDUP St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times on underwater mortgage refinancing: Soon there may be good news for homeowners who are underwater and cannot refinance at the record-low mortgage interest rates. President Barack Obama is seeking changes that would give these homeowners a chance to refinance despite their predicament. If such a plan succeeds, it could put billions of dollars back into homeowners’ pockets and help stabilize the housing market. The housing meltdown left an estimated 16 million borrowers owing more on their mortgages than their homes are currently worth. Most responsibly keep up with their payments, yet they are stuck with mortgages that carry interest rates of 6, 7 or 8 percent. They would love to refinance at current rates with interest on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage as low as 4 percent. If that were made possible, despite borrowers having little or no equity in their home or a low credit score, it could unlock hundreds of dollars in savings every month that could then be spent to stimulate the economy. Lower mortgage costs would also make staying in the home more affordable, leading to fewer defaults and foreclosures. The plan’s details are still vague, but they would allow borrowers to essentially switch out of a higher-interest mortgage and into a lower-interest one for any loan backed by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac, the government-controlled housing giants. … The biggest downside in all this is for investors who stand to lose when mortgages at higher interest rates are paid off early. But investors lose even more when a homeowner defaults, a scenario more likely to be avoided when mortgage payments are lowered. Working families who are current on their mortgage but can’t refinance because their home’s value plunged through no fault of their own deserve this break. Now it needs to get done. Anderson Independent-Mail on mistaken Social Security payments: For several years, we’ve seen stories about people declared dead by the Social Security Administration. Many went through a lot of hoops to officially resurrect themselves. In the interim, they didn’t get the proper payments due. And for some people, this created a real hardship. But now we hear about $600 million in benefit payments that, over the past five years, were mailed to the deceased. The payments were meant for retired or disabled federal workers. But because former employers were not informed of the deaths (or maybe nobody reads the obituaries in Washington), the checks just kept going out. In one case, according to The Associated Press, the decedent’s son received and negotiated his father’s checks for 37 years after the retiree’s death. The mistaken payments were only discovered by authorities when the son died in 2008. It’s not a new problem, according to the Office of Personnel Management’s inspector general, Patrick McFarland, who said that the government has been aware of the problem since 2005. Here’s an idea: Take the millions of Americans who need jobs and put them to work simply calling all these folks and verifying that they’re still alive and kicking. At least for a while (probably years, frankly, with all the red tape that is likely involved in the task), our unemployment rate will take a turn for the better.

THEY SAID IT “I grew up at the Center. I learned how to swim here. Mr. Hughes taught me how to play basketball here. When I was a little kid, it was hard to get on the gym floor. But when I came back, I noticed it wasn’t like that anymore. I knew I had to do something, so I started volunteering here at the Center. When the opportunity arose to become executive director, I knew I had to do something to give back.” — New Lincoln Community Center executive director Shane Carter “I love the traffic, the synergy that’s downtown. And this building has such character.” — LeDoux’s restaurant owner Don LeDoux, on moving to downtown Troy “We use the soil samples to see which kind it is — if it’s loamy, silt and clay — clay can be bad sometimes, it holds water.” — Miami East FFA member Cody Reid, on the groups soil judging exercise

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I urge the Obama Administration to not betray Ohio WASHINGTON, D.C. - “In the midst of the Solyndra controversy, that has raised serious questions about the Obama Administration’s oversight of taxpayer dollars, hundreds of Southern Ohio workers stand to lose their jobs if the Obama Administration reneges on the president’s promise to support an energy project in the small town of Piketon, Ohio. I urge the administration to not betray the citizens of Southern Ohio. “In September 2008, then-Sen. Obama, the Democratic nominee for president, promised Ohioans he would back United States Enrichment Corporation (USEC), Inc.’s application for a loan to construct the American Centrifuge Project’s uranium enrichment plant. In a letter to then-Governor of Ohio Ted Strickland, presidential candidate Barack Obama pledged that under his administration, ‘energy programs that promote safe and environmentally-sound technologies and are domestically produced, such as the enrichment facility in Ohio, will have my full support.’ “Since the president made his promise, USEC has endured years

John Boehner Sunday Columnist of review and taken the necessary steps to conserve cash and protect jobs. The company has even gone the extra mile to secure additional private investment to reduce taxpayer exposure, but the Department of Energy still has yet to act. “In March 2009, while USEC waited to hear word of whether the project would get a loan guarantee, the Department of Energy signed over a $535 million loan to Solyndra which would later be reported as made before final marketing and legal reviews were in. In the months following, administration officials and the president made their way to Solyndra to congratulate and

applaud their work while USEC continued to be delayed for further review for acceptance into the program. “In October 2010, the Department of Energy conceded that Solyndra had a ‘cash flow crisis,’ and then a little under a year later, Solyndra shut its doors, fired more than 1,100 workers, and filed for Chapter 11. Now the Piketon project is at risk of being shut down, leaving hundreds of jobs in limbo, and the Solyndra controversy has raised serious questions about the Obama Administration’s handling of taxpayer dollars. In that case, it was the government that seemingly went the extra mile, not the company. “In stark contrast to the ‘stimulus’-centric Solyndra saga, the Piketon project offers the chance to bring thousands of good-paying, long-term jobs to an area suffering from the Buckeye State’s highest jobless rate. But sadly, on September 30, 2011, USEC announced it would be forced to reduce spending on the Piketon project by 30 percent, and sent out notices to 450 employees who may have to be

laid off. “I agree with the sentiment that Senator Rob Portman expressed with the Department of Energy’s inaction: ‘It should not have come to this. These workers have waited long enough. I hope that the Obama Administration will realize the impact demobilization will have on Southern Ohio and on our national security and energy security needs and find a path to move forward with a conditional commitment as soon as possible.’ “The Obama Administration still has time to do the right thing, but not much. Without action soon, USEC announced today, it has no choice but to plan on hundreds of layoffs, suspend contracts, and move to shut down the project. That doesn’t have to happen. “I implore the president, on behalf of all Ohioans, to keep his word. “Boehner represents Ohio’s 8th District, which includes all of Darke, Miami, and Preble counties, most of Butler and Mercer counties, and the northeastern corner of Montgomery County. He was first elected to Congress in 1990.”


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Romney, Perry to reach deeper into early states DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is following his long-planned, tested and methodical strategy to secure the Republican presidential nomination, while his chief rival, Rick Perry, is challenging the experienced campaigner on the fly. Meanwhile, several people close to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie say he’s reconsidering his decision to stay out of the race. They spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren’t authorized to discuss the issue. Neither Romney nor Perry is panicking nor retooling after an aggressive September battle in which each landed blows. But as they begin October, they will each reach deep-

er into the early contest state perceived to belong to the other man. Romney has kept a low profile in Iowa, but his campaign is growing in the state now, hoping to generate momentum by finishing in the top three in the caucuses, the first of the 2012 nominating contests. The former Massachusetts governor is dispatching his wife, Ann, there next week and plans his own visit later in the month. After scaling back sharply from his $10-million 2008 campaign in Iowa, Romney is now adding modestly to his small Iowa staff and building support among niche groups, such as the agricultural industry, local businesses and senior citizens.


Republican presidential candidate, Texas Gov. Rick Perry delivers a speech at the Georgia Legislative Briefing, Friday, in Atlanta. Perry charged hard out stumbles in recent debate him with some skepticism, for a series of appearances of the gate to cheering performances. Nevertheless, he’s head- in front of influential votcrowds after he announced in late summer. But his ing to New Hampshire, ers who will be able to momentum was slowed by where active voters hold question him in public.

Afghan leader gives up trying to talk to Taliban KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — President Hamid Karzai has given up trying to talk to the Taliban, saying in a video released Saturday that Pakistan holds the only key to making peace with insurgents and must do more to support a political resolution to the war. Karzai revealed his tougher stance against Pakistan, which he claims is harboring militants, on the same day that the Afghan intelligence service said it has hard evidence that the assassination of former President Burhanuddin Rabbani was planned on the southern outskirts of Quetta, the Pakistani city where key Taliban leaders are based. Interior Minister Bismullah Khan Mohammadi went even further, stating in an Afghan

parliamentary session that Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence agency was involved in Rabbani’s killing — an allegation Pakistan has denied. “Without any doubt, ISI, is involved in this,” Mohammadi told Afghan lawmakers on Saturday. The claims follow similar accusations against Pakistan from the United States, reflecting the growing frustrations with a central player in the region whose cooperation is crucial even as its intentions are under question. Critics have accused the Pakistani government of protecting Taliban leaders to maintain good relations with the group in anticipation of Western forces’ eventual withdrawal from the country — an allegation denied by Pakistan. Many analysts also believe the

The following weekend, Perry plans to introduce himself to conservative northwest Iowa, where the Texas governor’s opposition to a fence on the U.S.Mexico border has raised eyebrows. Perry is organizing aggressively in Iowa and has already peeled support away from rivals Michele Bachmann and Rick Santorum in the state where he is expected to do well. Although Romney has only visited the state twice this year, he has maintained some support, and the latest moves there up the ante. “There are enough people in the Republican Party in Iowa who want to keep the focus on jobs and the economy,” Romney’s senior Iowa strategist David Kochel said. Afghan President Hamid Karzai, left, reacts after a man attempts to kiss his hand as he receives condolences from Afghan and the other nationalities high ranking delegations during a memorial service for former Afghan President Burhanuddin Rabbani at the mosque of presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday Sept. 24.

ISI’s alleged support for insurgent groups is an attempt to promote Pakistan’s interests in Afghanistan and counter the influence of archenemy India, which Karzai plans to visit this week. Addressing a public rally on Saturday, Pakistani Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani offered to share intelligence on Rabbani’s assassination and said his nation was ready to hold talks with anyone interested in peace. Most of the Taliban leadership is thought to be living in Pakistan, and its governing council, the Quetta Shura, is named after the Pakistani city. Calling Karzai his brother and friend, Gilani said, “He has some misunderstanding on the assassination of Professor Rabbani.”


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Libyan family killed fleeing TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Two children and their parents were killed by machine-gun fire Saturday while trying to flee Moammar Gadhafi’s hometown along with hundreds of other residents, as forces loyal to the ousted regime engaged in heavy clashes with revolutionary fighters surrounding the city. Their bodies were brought to a makeshift hospital outside Sirte, said a doctor there, Nuri Naari. They were hit by machinegun fire as they drove toward the positions of revolutionary forces on the edges of the city, he said. It was unclear who killed them. Meanwhile, the top U.S. commander for Africa told The Associated Press on Saturday that the military mission in Libya was largely complete and NATO’s involvement could begin to wrap up as soon as next week after allied leaders meet in Brussels. Sirte is one of the last cities to remain in loyalist hands. After months of stalemate in Libya’s civil war, anti-Gadhafi forces swept into the capital in August and their leaders set up a transitional government. But the continued fighting in holdout cities and the failure to find and capture Gadhafi has kept Libya’s new leaders from being able to declare victory. Revolutionary forces had given families inside Sirte two days to leave the city starting Friday, said Mustafa Abdul-Jalil, head the National of Transitional Council that now runs the country. They tried to keep a safe corridor open for civilians fleeing the coastal city. “This period will give a chance for families to leave




Libyan revolutionary fighters rest during an attack for the city of Sirte, Libya, Saturday. Rebel forces are battling to make headway against loyalist fighters inside the home town of Libya’s ousted leader Moammar Gadhafi. the areas of fighting,” he said at a press conference Saturday. Hundreds of cars carrying Sirte residents formed long lines at revolutionary forces’ checkpoints leading out of the city, calmly waiting to be checked by the fighters as explosions echoed in the distance. Also Saturday, the International Committee of the Red Cross sent a team including a doctor into to deliver Sirte medical supplies to a hospital. In a press statement, the ICRC said there were 200 wounded people at the Ibn Sina hospital, which had shortages of fuel for its generator, as well as body bags and dressing kits. Because of security conditions the ICRC said the team had to leave before assessing the humanitarian needs of civilians, but was able to speak to Sirte representatives who reported water and food shortages. “The hospital is facing a huge influx of patients, medical supplies are running out and there is a desperate need for oxygen. On top of that, the water reservoir has been damaged,”

read the statement. After weeks of fighting Gadhafi’s loyalists inside Sirte, the fighters now hold positions about three miles (five kilometers) from the city center, said commander Mustafa al-Rubaie. Last week, the Libyan Defense Ministry announced that Sirte’s port, airport and military base were all under their control. Al-Rubaie told The Associated Press that fighters from the east seized control of Sirte’s first residential district and a hotel where Gadhafi’s snipers were based. “There is heavy fighting going on in the streets of Sirte right now,” he said. “The enemy is besieged from the south, east and west but it’s still in possession of highly sophisticated weapons and a large amount of ammunition.” Al-Rubaie said Gadhafi forces were also in control of strategic positions inside the city, including high-rise buildings where snipers are positioned, making the revolutionary forces’ advance slow and hard. “The plan is that the eastern and western forces


sisters, Mary Zirkle of TEXAS — Joseph Troy, Anne Marie Kirk of Dennis Dilworth, 59, forSpringfield; also merly of Troy, a significant passed away May other, Michelle 8, 2011, on the Chambliess of Hospice floor of Kingwood, Texas; Hermann an aunt, Julia Memorial Hospital Dilworth, age in Memorial City 100 of Piqua; of the greater numerous Houston area, of cousins, nieces pancreatic canand nephews. In cer. DILWORTH the 30 years of He was born living in the March 19, 1952, Houston area, he at Good Sam leaves behind Hospital in Dayton. many wonderful He was the sixth and terrific child to the now late friends. John C. Dilworth He was precedand Flora Rose ed in death by a sister-inDilworth. He graduated law, Debbie Dilworth from Troy High School in (John) of Richland, Mich. 1970. He served in the U.S. Air He worked for Texas Instruments fo Houston, Force for four years, Texas for six years, and where he trained and then for Compaq worked as an Avionics Computers also of the Instrument Systems Houston area for 15 Specialist during the Vietnam era. He achieved years. He retired from the rank of Sergeant and Compaq Computers and reentered school at the was honorably disUniversity of Houston. He charged. graduated Summa Cum He is survived by two children, Jeanine Lyn and Laude with a B.S. and became a teacher. At the Ryan Jonathan, both of the greater Houston area; time of the dianosis of the cancer, he was teaching five brotehrs, John F. of at the American Robotics Richland, Mich., Steven, Academy located in Katy, Thomas and Michael of Troy, Phillip of Sidney; two Texas. Joseph was a pho-

tographer for the Troy Daily News during high school in 1969 and 1970. He received many awards, commendations, ribbons and trophies in the military and professionally as the systems engineer and also in his many years of photographing ‘life at it’s best.’ He was active in the Cub Scouts and the Boy Scouts as a youngster and later after having children. There were nine things he was active in, in high school and was also involved in the local Soapbox Derby. In Houston, he chaired a neighborhood association in the several locations he lived in the Houston area. He was on a committee during a water contamination event in Tomball, Texas. Graveside services and burial are at 2 p.m. Oct. 6, at Forest Hill Cemetery, Piqua. Then a ‘celebration of life’ will occur from 3:30 to 7 p.m. at the Caserta Center at St. Boniface Church, 310 S. Downing St., Piqua. Dontions can be made to any Children’s Health Organizations, Pancreatic Cancer Action Network or Hospice group.

LARRY P. “PAT” LEECE PIQUA — Larry P. “Pat” Leece, 68, of Piqua, passed away at 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011, at his residence. He was born in Piqua on March 27, 1943, to the late Alfred G. and Jessie P. (Noland) Leece. Larry is survived LEECE by one son and daughter-in-law; Brian and Krista Leece of Piqua; one daughter and son-in-law, Jill and Joe Schneider of Piqua; and

three grandchildren: Olivia Leece, and Luke and Jacob Schneider, all of Piqua. Larry graduated from Piqua Central High School in 1961. He enjoyed golf and was an avid race car fan. Larry also enjoyed vacationing in the mountains. He worked for Banc One Corporation for 23 years as an executive vice president before

TIPP CITY — Leonard L. Francis, 85, of Tipp City, died Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, at Upper Valley Medical Center, Troy. He was born Nov. 22, 1925, in Troy, to Marion and Myrtle (Ford) Francis. Leonard was a retired machinist with 30 years service at General Motors Delco Products. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Marion Francis Jr., Hartley Francis, John Francis, and William Francis; one sister, Betty Mumford. He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years Faye (Massie) Francis; sons, Jerry and his wife Candee Francis of Miamisburg; Phillip and his wife Sandy Francis of Lewisburg; daughter, Jan and her husband Mike Stallons of Charleston, Ill;

brothers, Adrian and his wife Juanita Francis of Springfield, Glen Francis of Troy; sisters, Mary June Oaks of Vandalia, Frieda and her husband Harold Trucksis of Troy, Addie Henry of Dell City, Okla; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Leonard was a member of the First Baptist Church of Tipp City for more than 50 years and helped build the present facility as chairman of the building committee. He was also head of the church deacons for 30 years. A member of the Tippecanoe Senior Citizens for more than 25 years and a former board member for the Western Ohio Youth Center. A volunteer driver for F.I.S.H.

retiring in 2001. A memorial service will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, at MelcherSowers Funeral Home, Piqua with the Rev. Lisa Ellison officiating. Friends may call from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Greene Street United Methodist Church, 415 W. Greene St., Piqua, OH 45356. Condolences may be expressed to the family at

LEONARD L. FRANCIS One of Leonards favorite hobbies was replacing wooden handles on old hand tools. Funeral services will be at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, at The First Baptist Church, corner of S. Hyatt and Evanston Road, Tipp City. Pastor Gary Boggs officiating with burial in Maple Hill Cemetery, Tipp City. Visitation will also be at the church beginning at 10 a.m. until time of service at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. Contributions may be made to the church memorial fund in memory of Leonard. Arrangements entrusted to Frings and Bayliff Funeral Home, Tipp City. Online condolences may be sent to

FUNERAL DIRECTORY Cemetery. • Sherry Wooton • Warren B. Spade PLEASANT HILL — Sherry, Wooton, TROY — Warren B. Spade, 88, of 54 of Pleasant Hill, passed away Sept. AP PHOTO 29, 2011. Funeral Services will be at Troy, died Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011, Two men and their ultra-light plane hang from a Ferris 10 a.m. Wednesday, at the First in Florida surrounded by his family. His wheel while two children sit in a carriage near the top Brethren Church, Pleasant Hill. body was donated to science for future of the ride at a country festival at Old Bar, Australia, Interment will follow at Pleasant Hill generations. Saturday. said. Ferris wheel,” he said. “I had DEATHS OF NATIONAL INTEREST The 52-year-old pilot and no idea for a few minutes same vigor and tenacity that he his 32-year-old passenger and I was just hoping no one • Mike Heimerdinger approached any football game — to NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mike were trapped inside the got hurt.” win,” Heimerdinger’s wife, Kathie, said mangled aircraft more than Witnesses said the Ferris Heimerdinger, a veteran assistant in a statement. 30 feet (10 meters) above wheel was full of children coach in the NFL who directed high“Even in the final minutes he never ground for almost three minutes before the crash. powered offenses and developed quargave up — that was our Dinger. He hours, police said. But because of impending terbacks such as Steve McNair, Jay was a deeply devoted husband and Shepherd said rescuers rain, only five had dared to Cutler and Vince Young, has died. He father, loving son and brother, loyal used a crane to free the four. take the final ride, said a was 58. friend and committed coach who loved The Tennessee Titans confirmed “Thankfully, everyone festival organizer, who gave the game and life.” Heimerdinger’s death after talking with was taken down and were his name only as Terry. Heimerdinger began chemotherapy able to walk away from it,” “The kids were fantas- his family. He died Friday while in treatment five days after the diagnosis, Mexico to receive experimental treatShepherd said. tic,” said Brett Campbell, a which came a day before Thanksgiving The pilot, Paul Cox, said paramedic at the scene. ments for a rare form of cancer. He 2011. he did not see the Ferris “They were so calm and so was offensive coordinator for the At the time, then-coach Jeff Fisher Titans when he was diagnosed with wheel before his plane hit it. well-behaved and very said Heimerdinger had been very sick “The next thing I knew, I brave. And so were the two cancer in November 2010. for three weeks. was stopped inside the gentlemen in the plane. “Mike approached cancer with the







Plane hits Ferris wheel in Australia; no injuries CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An ultra-light plane crashed into a Ferris wheel at a rural festival in eastern Australia on Saturday, trapping two children on the ride and two adults in the aircraft for hours. There were no serious injuries. The Cheetah S200 carrying two men did not topple the Ferris wheel when it hit the frame near the top on the first morning of an annual three-day festival at Old Bar, a coastal village 220 miles (350 kilometers) north of Sydney, New South Wales Rural Fire Service spokesman Ben Shepherd said. Two children — a 9-yearold boy and a 13-year-old girl — were trapped in a carriage at the top of the wheel near the wrecked plane for 90 minutes, police

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Incomes fall for first time in nearly 2 years WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans earned less in August than in July, the first decline in nearly two years. With less income, consumers could cut back on spending and weaken an already-fragile economy. Their lower pay explains why consumers increased spending at a slower pace in August. And most of the increase went to pay higher prices for food and gas. When adjusted for inflation, spending was flat. Many people tapped their savings to cover the steeper costs. The savings rate fell to its lowest level since December 2009. The decline in income offered “more evidence that households are in quite a bind,” said Paul Dales, senior U.S. economist at Capital Economics. Consumer spending rose 0.2 percent in August, after growing 0.7 percent in July, the Commerce Department said Friday. Incomes fell 0.1 percent, which was the first decline since October 2009. The data also contributed to a rough day of Wall Street. The Dow Jones industrial average tumbled to close 240 points down. Broader indexes also fell. When people have less income, they spend less and


A woman with a child loads purchases from a Target store into her car in Culver City, Calif., Thursday. that slows growth. Consumers spending accounts for 70 percent of economic activity. The economy grew just 0.9 percent in the first half of the year, the worst sixmonth stretch since the recession officially ended more than two years ago. Most economists have

been predicting the second half of the year will be slightly better, in part because gas prices have come down since peaking this spring. Dales estimates 2.5 percent growth in the JulySeptember quarter and 1.5 percent in the final three months of the year. Those

estimates take into account the weaker income figures. Such growth may be enough to calm recession fears. But it is far from what is needed to lower the unemployment rate, which was 9.1 percent in August. And Dales cautioned that he might have to lower his estimates even further if

consumers have less money to spend. “Households haven’t seen their incomes increase at all this year. That goes a long way to explain why consumption growth has been so weak,” Dales said. “Job growth is stagnant and even those people who do have a job are not in a posi-

tion to spend because their incomes are not growing.” Most people probably didn’t experience an actual pay cut last in August. But the economy added no new jobs. And among those who were working, average hourly earnings dropped 3 cents and hours worked fell slightly. Those factors combined to lower wages and salaries. Many retailers, particularly discounters like Target Corp. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc., have cut workers’ hours. They’re under pressure to trim expenses, said Burt Flickinger III, president of retail consultancy Strategic Resource Group, and labor is the biggest expense after inventory. In June, Target had its first union election in two decades after facing allegations that it paid skimpy wages and reduced hours at a Valley Stream, N.Y. store. However, Target has repeatedly denied there was a companywide plan to reduce workers’ hours. Advances in technology have also helped merchants optimize workers’ schedules, too. So they have more workers on duty during peak sales times without being overstaffed during lulls.

Oil pipeline argument focuses on jobs, environment factors MIDWEST CITY, Okla. (AP) — Backers of an oil pipeline that would cut across Oklahoma to deliver crude oil from Canada to refineries in Houston want the jobs that would come with the project, but environmental groups say the damage to natural areas isn’t worth the benefits the shortcut would bring. Supporters of the 1,700-mile pipeline that would carry oil that’s being extracted from Canadian oil sands also said at a Friday hearing by the U.S. State Department that it’s better to buy crude from a close ally than from unstable sources from overseas. Federal officials also held hearings this past week in Nebraska, South Dakota, Texas, Kansas and Montana. Opponents of the $7 billion project, including Oklahoma

Sierra Club Chairman Charles Wesner, say the pipeline is bound to leak and cause environmental problems. The Oklahoman reported that Wesner said oil development in Canada is destroying millions of acres of boreal forest and contributing to global warming. “Pipelines are notorious for leaking,” he said. “It’s not a matter of if; it’s a matter of where and when. It’s going to cause a great deal of destruction, somewhere at some time,” Wesner said. American Petroleum Institute economist John Felmy said Wesner overstated his argument and that the pipeline would provide a path for moving $17 trillion worth of oil that’s under the ground in Canada. Calgary-based TransCanada would operate the Keystone XL pipeline. An existing line starts in

There’ll be a lot of jobs for welders, operators digging ditches and getting it back the way they found it again. It isn’t anything new. It’s just the length and enormity of the job that sets this one apart. — Kenny Whitson

Alberta, Canada, and runs through the provinces of Saskatchewan and Manitoba before heading south through the Dakotas, Nebraska, Kansas, and ending at Cushing, Okla., in the state’s north-central region. The Keystone XL would take a more direct route to Cushing, going through Montana, South Dakota and Nebraska, and meet-

ing up with the existing route at the Nebraska-Kansas border. The new line would extend from Cushing south into Texas, where it would stretch to Houston, with a branch also going to Port Arthur. Environmental groups fear the pipeline would leak and endanger subsurface water supplies across the territory and disrupt wildlife

habitats. They also say the project is being rushed to approval without adequate safeguards and emergency response plans, something backers deny. The Norman Transcript reported that two members of the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 344, Kenny Whitson and James McDonald of Oklahoma City, said the environmental concerns aren’t so great. Plus, they want the jobs that construction of the underground pipeline would create. “I think it’s people overreacting,” McDonald said. “There’ll be a lot of jobs for welders, operators digging ditches and getting it back the way they found it again,” Whitson said. “It isn’t anything new. It’s just the length and the enormity of the job that sets this one apart.” A police officer with a bullhorn addresses a large group of protesters affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street movement who attempted to cross the Brooklyn Bridge, effectively shutting parts of the roadway down, Saturday, Oct. 1, in New York.

Banks continue fee studies (AP) — Bank of America says it will start charging a $5 monthly fee early next year if customers use their debit cards to make purchases. It’s just the latest unwelcome change for bank customers in the past year or so. Here are some other recent changes at the four largest banks: BANK OF AMERICA — A new $5 fee to replace debit cards took effect in September; a rush overnight order costs $20. Previously, both services were free. — The bank is currently testing a menu of checking accounts with a variety of fee options in Arizona, Georgia and Massachusetts. The fees range from $6 to $25 a month depending on the level of service. — In May, the monthly fee on the basic MyAccess account rose to $12, from the previous $8.95. Customers can still avoid the fee by setting up direct deposit of at least $250 or maintaining a balance of $1,500. — The bank introduced its eBanking account in August of last year. Customers are offered free checking if they opt to receive statements online, and do their banking online and at ATMs. If they want to make a deposit or withdrawal through a teller at a branch, they’re charged a onetime fee of $8.95 for that month. CHASE — The bank ended its debit rewards program in July. A month later, the bank introduced a new program that offers customers varying cash back offers when shopping through its online mall. Some customers are also emailed limited-time, in-store cash back offers. — In February, Chase introduced a new basic checking account with a $12 monthly fee, up from the previous $6. The fee is waived for customers who make direct deposits that total $500 a month or maintain a minimum balance of $1,500. Previously, the fee on the basic checking account was waived when

customers made at least five debit card purchases a month. —The bank earlier this year tested $4 and $5 ATM fees for non-customers in Texas and Illinois, respectively. The test was ended in May. —The bank is testing a $3 monthly fee for debit cards in northern Wisconsin. —Chase is also testing a $15 monthly fee for basic checking accounts in Georgia. CITIBANK — Starting in December, Citi said it will raise the fee on its basic checking account to $10 a month, up from $8. Customers will have to maintain a balance of at least $1,500 or sign up for direct deposit and online bill pay to avoid the fee. Currently, the monthly fee is waived if customers make at least five transactions of any type each month. — Citi also said it will no longer give rewards points for debit card purchases. But the bank said customers will be able to earn more points each month by opening a Citi savings account or setting up a feature that automatically transfers money into a savings account. — Following the Bank of America announcement this week, Citi noted that it has no plans to introduce a debit card fee. WELLS FARGO — The bank is ending its debit rewards program in October. —The bank also plans to test a $3 monthly debit card fee starting Oct. 14. The fee will be applied to checking accounts opened in Georgia, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon and Washington. The fee would be in addition to the fees ranging from $5 to $30 that Wells Fargo already charges. Those monthly fees can be waived if customers meet certain conditions. —The bank stopped offering free checking accounts with no strings attached in July of last year.


400 arrested after protest NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police say about 400 protesters were arrested after they swarmed the Brooklyn Bridge and shut down a lane of traffic for several hours. Police say some demonstrators spilled onto the roadway Saturday night after being told to stay on the pedestrian pathway. They face disorderly conduct and other charges. The lane has since reopened. Occupy Wall Street demonstrators are

railing against corporate greed, global warming and social inequality, among other grievances. The group has been camped near the Financial District for two weeks and clashed with police on earlier occasions. Earlier Saturday, two other marches went over the bridge without problems. One was from Brooklyn to Manhattan by a group opposed to genetically modified food. Another in the opposite direction marched against poverty.


Rentschler named to MCD board Mark Rentschler has been named to fill the unexpired term of his father, Thomas B. Rentschler, on the Miami Conservancy District Board of Directors. Thomas Rentschler retired from the board Sept. 22 after serving for 29 years. A lifelong Hamilton resident, Mark Rentschler is the marketing manager for

Makino Inc. of Mason. He is the fifth member of the Rentschler family to serve on the MCD Board of Directors. “The Rentschler family has given back to the community for generations,” said Butler County Judge Keith M. Spaeth, “And Mark Rentschler continues that strong tradition.” Rentschler is past president of the board of trustees of the Hamilton Boys and Girls Club and recently was named one of the top 25 digital marketers in the country by

BtoB Magazine. Rentschler was appointed to serve as a member of the board of directors by the MCD Conservancy Court during its annual meeting Sept. 22. The court is comprised of one common pleas judge from each of the nine counties MCD serves — Butler, Clark, Greene, Hamilton, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, Shelby and Warren. Rentschler’s term expires June 30, 2013. He joins William Lukens of Troy and Gayle Price Jr. of Dayton on the board.



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Chance AM Frost High: 57°

Clear Low: 35°




Pleasantly cool High: 64° Low: 40°







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Cleveland 43° | 52°

Toledo 38° | 58°

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Youngstown 38° | 50°

Mansfield 38° | 54°


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ENVIRONMENT Today’s UV factor. 1

Fronts Cold

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Very High

Air Quality Index Good



Main Pollutant: Particulate

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Peak group: Absent

Mold Summary 0




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Columbus 38° | 52°

Dayton 34° | 56° Warm Stationary



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Low: 19 at Embarrass, Minn.

Portsmouth 38° | 54°


NATIONAL CITIES Temperatures indicate Saturday’s high and overnight low to 8 p.m. Eastern Time. Hi Lo Prc Otlk Albany,N.Y. 58 56 .12 Cldy 80 57 PCldy Albuquerque Amarillo 86 49 Clr Austin 88 56 Clr Baltimore 56 54 Cldy Billings 91 59 Cldy Birmingham 69 46 Clr Buffalo 50 46 .16Rain Charleston,W.Va. 48 43 .56 Cldy Charlotte,N.C. 64 47 Clr Chicago 56 42 Clr Cincinnati 54 41 Clr Cleveland 51 44 .99Rain Columbia,S.C. 70 57 Clr 55 41 .08 Cldy Columbus,Ohio Concord,N.H. 63 60 .49Rain Dallas-Ft Worth 83 58 Clr Dayton 49 39 .05 Clr Des Moines 67 42 Clr 56 42 .06 Cldy Detroit Fairbanks 46 26 Cldy Greensboro,N.C. 60 45 PCldy Indianapolis 60 40 Clr Jackson,Miss. 76 47 Clr Jacksonville 77 56 Clr Juneau 53 42 .02 Clr

Cincinnati 36° | 58°

Kansas City Key West Las Vegas Louisville Memphis Nashville New Orleans New York City Oklahoma City Omaha Philadelphia Phoenix Portland,Ore. Providence Raleigh-Durham Rapid City Sacramento St Louis St Petersburg Salt Lake City San Antonio Seattle Shreveport Sioux Falls Topeka Tucson Tulsa Washington,D.C.

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REGIONAL ALMANAC Temperature High Yesterday ...........................49 at 12:36 p.m. Low Yesterday..............................39 at 2:16 a.m. Normal High .....................................................70 Normal Low ......................................................49 Record High ........................................93 in 1897 Record Low.........................................26 in 1899

Precipitation 24 hours ending at 5 p.m..............................0.01 Month to date ................................................0.01 Normal month to date ...................................0.09 Year to date .................................................42.58 Normal year to date ....................................31.70 Snowfall yesterday ........................................0.00

TODAY IN HISTORY (AP) — Today is Sunday, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2011. There are 90 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 2, 1967, Thurgood Marshall was sworn as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court as the court opened its new term. On this date: • In 1780, British spy John Andre was hanged in Tappan, N.Y., during the Revolutionary

War. • In 1835, the first battle of the Texas Revolution took place as American settlers fought Mexican soldiers near the Guadalupe River the Mexicans ended up withdrawing. • In 1919, President Woodrow Wilson suffered a serious stroke at the White House that left him paralyzed on his left side. • In 1941, during World War II, German armies launched an all-out drive against Moscow.

• In 1944, Nazi troops crushed the two-month-old Warsaw Uprising, during which a quarter of a million people were killed. • Today’s Birthdays: Country singer-musician Leon Rausch (Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys) is 84. Retired MLB All-Star Maury Wills is 79. Movie critic Rex Reed is 73. Singer-songwriter Don McLean is 66. Cajun/country singer Jo-el Sonnier (sahn-YAY’) is 65. Actor Avery Brooks is 63.

Mobile homes hit hard by Irene Residents of BERLIN, Vt. (AP) — After paying rent for her entire adult life, buying a mobile home was a dream come true for Sandra Gaffney. But 11 months later, that dream was destroyed by floodwaters when the remnants of Hurricane Irene ripped through her mobile home park, flooding her trailer and about 70 others. Gaffney, 64, had gotten out in time, fleeing to her sister’s home in neighboring Montpelier, unlike her neighbors at Weston’s Mobile Home Park, who had to be rescued by boats and high-water vehicles. The retired paraeducator learned of the devastation when she saw a photo of her trailer on a local radio station’s Facebook page. “I saw my trailer with water all the way up to the windows,” she said. “And then I totally sobbed.” Thirteen mobile home parks in Vermont were flooded when the Aug. 28 storm hit, turning streams and rivers into raging waterways that carried away bridges and large segments of roads and damaged or destroyed 840 homes. That includes at least 141 mobile homes that were destroyed and 220 that were flooded, some so severely they may be declared total losses. Now those homeowners — many of them with no flood insurance — must pay to remove the destroyed trailers and some are waiting for Federal Emergency Management Agency help. Others have no long-term option for housing with winter just a few months away. “My impression from talking to people is that a lot them still don’t know what they’re going to do,” said Sarah Weintraub, an organizer with the Vermont Workers’ Center, a group that works for

flooded village get new homes


In this Sept. 27, photo, sub-contractor Marissa Wyman works to clean out a mobile home that was flooded during Tropical Storm Irene at Westons Mobile Home Park in Berlin, Vt. social and economic justice in Vermont. “We are concerned that a lot of people are doubling up with neighbors, staying with family, some may even be staying in campers,” said Jennifer Hollar, deputy commissioner of the Vermont Department of Economic, Housing and Community Development. “We feel there might be a second wave of need as people run to the end of the time when their temporary situations are going to work for them. Our message to everyone — and we’re trying to send this message as loudly and as clearly — is to register with FEMA, even if you have a temporary situation.” Mobile homes, an affordable housing option for many, are especially vulnerable to floodwaters. In Vermont, many were built in the 1960s on flood

plains before the state’s land-use rules were enacted, said Shawn Gilpin, program director for the Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity mobile home project. The materials used in older homes and the way many of them were constructed make them rife for mold infiltration, he said. “They tend to be more difficult to repair than to replace, usually,” he said. In Williamstown, Mass., near the Vermont state line, floodwaters entered more than 200 mobile homes in one mobile home park on the Hoosick River. Five weeks later, only 25 homes have been repaired and made habitable. “More units are going to be very hard and very expensive to come by,” said Town Manager Peter Fohlin. In Vermont and other parts of the country hit by

disastrous floods this year, existing shortages of affordable housing have compounded efforts to get replacement housing for trailer dwellers. Thousands of homes, including 650 mobile homes, were inundated by flooding that lasted for three weeks in Minot, N.D., from June to early July. “And Minot had a critical housing shortage before the flood … so basically there are no apartments to be rented and no homes to be bought. And then we lost 4,000 housing units,” said Maj. Gen. Murray Sagsveen, the National Guard officer coordinating the state’s flood relief efforts. Because the flooding took place in the summer, when temperatures soared into the 90s, mold became a tremendous problem at the mobile home parks, Sagsveen said.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Nine Crooked Creek families plan to move into new homes designed by the Fairbanks nonprofit Cold Climate Housing Research Center over the next several days, giving them a warm place to stay just as snow begins to dust the mountains south of the Kuskokwim River village. Just five months ago, spring flooding destroyed their riverside homes. The Anchorage Daily News ( ) reports water shoved log houses from their foundations and swept through living rooms. The state says about a fourth of occupied houses in the village were destroyed. Gov. Sean Parnell declared the flood a state disaster, which made about $45,000 in individual assistant grants available to each displaced family in Crooked Creek, which is about 140 miles northeast of Bethel. The May 8 ice jam and flooding that swept through town was similar to the Yukon River flooding that decimated the village of Eagle in 2009, said John Madden, director of the state emergency management division. Helen Macar, 37, was five months pregnant at the time of the spring floods. She’d just finished cleaning the family’s log cabin when the water arrived at the steps of her deck. Macar grabbed a picture from the wall and headed for higher ground. “I wasn’t sure what was going to happen. All we had was what we were wearing,” she said. The flood carried her house 100 feet from its foundation. Fourteen homes were destroyed, according to the state Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. Dozens of volunteers for faith-based relief groups began building nine replacement homes in August. Macar toured her one-bedroom home for the first time after the community celebration. “Holy cow,” she said, carrying her infant son to the kitchen as her children inspected the bedroom. “Look, we have cabinets, you kids.” Macar said she felt overwhelmed and very thankful. “My kids have a house before winter,” she said. With metal siding and 14-inch walls filled with a soy-based foam insulation, the new homes dotting Crooked Creek are all the same deep blue. Each stands at least a foot above the village’s new highwater mark, resting on gravel beds and raised wooden platforms. The housing research center created the design with rapid construction in a remote locale in mind, said Aaron Cooke, an architectural designer for Samaritan’s Purse, a Christian humanitarian organization. The skeleton of each home — the walls, roof and floor — are made from trusses that were shipped already assembled to the village.




■ College Football

• FOOTBALL: The annual TroyPiqua community pep rally will be held Thursday night downtown at Prouty Plaza at 7 p.m. • SENIOR BUS: As in years past, there will be a bus service to away football games for Troy football fans ages 55 and older. For more information, call 335-7742. • SOCCER: The Troy High School boys and girls soccer teams are planning a Krispy Kreme Doughnuts fundraiser event at the Troy-Piqua football game this year. Players will be helping to sell 400 dozen glazed donuts for $5 per box at various exits as fans leave Troy Memorial Stadium after the Troy-Piqua game Friday. The proceeds will help pay for new soccer uniforms. • FOOTBALL: The Big Four Browns Backers of Sidney/Shelby County will hold their annual dinner dance on Oct. 8, and highlighting the evening will be the appearance of former Browns greats Greg Pruitt and Tom Cousineau. The event will be held at the Eagles Lodge in Sidney, at 433 E. Court St., from 5-11 p.m. The cost is $25 per person and $40 per couple. The facility will have a big screen TV so those in attendance can watch the Ohio State-Nebraska game. Music will be provided by Dark Horse, and the Inn Between will cater the event. There will also be a cash bar, door prizes, raffles, and a 50-50. For tickets, call 492-9131 from noon to 4 p.m., or 4928189 from 4-8 p.m. • VOLLEYBALL: The Dayton Juniors Volleyball Club will be holding its 2012 season information meeting Oct. 9 at the Dayton Juniors training facility in Fairborn. The meeting for girls 14 and under wil be from 1-3 p.m., and the meeting for girls 15 and up will be from 4-6 p.m. • HOCKEY: Registrations are now being taken for the Troy Recreation Department Youth Hockey Initiation Program. The program is for beginning hockey players ages 5-8. It’s an instructional program focused on basic hockey skills and includes one practice per week beginning this week. Rental equipment is available through the Jr. Hockey Parents’ Association. Please contact the Recreation Department at (937) 3395145 for more information. Register online now at bart_arena.html. • SUBMIT-A-TIP: To submit an item to the Troy Daily News sports section, please contact Josh Brown at

Ugly loss for OSU

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October 2, 2011

Spartan ‘D’ stuffs Buckeyes, 10-7 COLUMBUS (AP) — All of Ohio State’s NCAA investigations and sanctions might not have been as painful for Buckeyes fans as this. Kirk Cousins threw a 33-yard scoring pass to B.J. Cunningham and Michigan State’s No. 1ranked defense overwhelmed the bumbling Buckeyes 10-7 Saturday, shutting them out until the final seconds. Interim coach Luke Fickell, who took over when Jim Tressel

was pushed out for breaking NCAA rules, could only allude to the ugly defeat as “what happened today.” Michigan State (4-1, 1-0 Big Ten) came in as the national leader in total defense (172 yards per game) and passing defense (101 ypg) and backed up that lofty ranking. The Spartans allowed just 178 total yards and AP PHOTO 143 yards through the air while Michigan State’s B.J. Cunningham, left, tries to escape the grasp of Ohio State’s Orhian Johnson during the third quarter Saturday in ■ See BUCKEYES on 15 Columbus. Michigan State beat Ohio State 10-7.

■ Cross Country

■ Cross Country


Tippecanoe sophomore Claudia Barhorst was the top finisher for the first-place Red Devils Saturday at the Miami County Invitational.

Three’s a crowd Tipp leads the pack at County BY COLIN FOSTER Sports Writer


TODAY No events scheduled

Tippecanoe’s Sam Wharton races to the finish line Saturday during the Miami County Invitational at the Lowry Complex. Wharton won the race, and the Red Devils were first as a team.

MONDAY Boys Golf Tippecanoe at Greenville (4 p.m.) Boys Soccer Tecumseh at Tippecanoe (7:15 p.m.) Girls Soccer Tippecanoe at Tecumseh (7:15 p.m.) Bethel at Butler (7 p.m.) Volleyball Versailles at Covington (5:30 p.m.) Troy Christian at Bradford (6:45 p.m.) Piqua at GWOC (TBA)

Wharton’s world


Sam Wharton was glad to see the course at the Lowry Complex. The rest of the field may not have been so glad to see statecaliber competition.

Local Sports ....................12-14 Major League Baseball.........14 College Football ...................15 Scoreboard ............................16 Television Schedule..............16


Tipp junior leads team to County win BY JOSH BROWN Sports Editor

WEST MILTON The Tippecanoe junior cruised past the competition and around the course, winning the Miami County Invitational by 51 seconds in a marked return to the form that carried him to an eighth-place finish in the state a season ago and leading the Red Devils to a firstplace finish as a team on a cold, Milton-Union’s Sergei Brubaker and Troy’s Cody Fox finished fourth and fifth, respectively, at the Miami County Invitational ■ See BOYS on 13 Saturday.

Heading into Saturday’s Miami County Invitational, Tippecanoe coach Byron Kimmel, Troy coach Kevin Alexander and Covington coach Libby Long expected it to be a three-team race between their schools. Judging by the post-race results, it was clear why the coaches thought that, with 12 out of the first 15 runners to cross the finish line coming from either from Tipp, Troy or Covington.

WEST MILTON To give even more of an indication of how close the three schools were, Tipp posted an average time of 21:05, while Troy came in at 21:13 and Covington logged a 21:28. “We knew going in that it was going to be a three-team race and that there should be roughly 10 points separating the top three teams,” Troy coach Kevin Alexander said. “It was going to be who ran the best and who stepped up.” In the end, it was Tippecanoe’s blend of youth and experience that helped will them to a threepeat as the Miami County champs. The Devils had all five scorers in the top 14, with sophomore Claudia Barhorst and freshman Brinna Price leading the charge. Barhorst finished third in a time

■ See GIRLS on 14

■ Tennis

Trojans struggle at rainy GWOC meet Trojans put it all together Friday Friday night’s effort was the type of performance mostTrojan fans have been waiting for since Week 1. Returning most of its starters from a playoff team last season, most expected the Trojans to dominate the opposition this year. That, however, did not happen, as the Trojans frequently looked listless against Fairborn, Springboro and Beavercreek. See Page 12.

Staff Reports


CENTERVILLE — It was an up-and-down day for Troy at the Greater Western Ohio Conference “gold flight” tournament Saturday morning at Centerville High School. And the weather played no small part in that. Frigid morning conditions gave way to an hour-and-a-half

rain delay early in the tournament, disrupting everyone’s rhythm as the Trojans finished sixth, seventh or eighth at four of the five spots and finished the tournament with 16 points. Hailey Winblad kept her focus at second singles, defeating Fairmont 8-2 and Beavercreek 80 before falling to Springboro 8-0

in the championship match. “Hailey played great today,” Troy coach Mark Goldner said. “Finish second here, she had a great day.” Ivy Smith led 4-1 against Greenville when the rain halted the action, and Greenville rallied to win the match 8-6. Smith then lost to Springfield 8-5 and Centerville 8-1. “Ivy had a rough day today,”

Goldner said. “She’s played great all year, and she wasn’t too happy with herself after today. I told her that it was just one of those days. These things happen, and she’ll get it back.” Amber Smith was sixth at third singles, losing to Greenville 8-4, beating Butler 8-1 and losing to Springfield 8-3.

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Sunday, October 2, 2011

WEEK 5 RESULTS Troy 49, Butler 15 Butler Troy 12 First Downs 13 196 Yards Rushing 319 102 Yards Passing 64 11-25 Comp.-Att. 4-10 1 Interceptions Thrown 0 1-3 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 6-43 Penalties-Yards 4-30 3-36.7 Punts-Average 3-28.0 Scoring Summary Troy – Isaiah Williams 11yard run (Zach Thompson kick) Troy – Williams 11-yard run (Marcus Foster pass from Ian Dunaway) Butler – Tyler Jones 21-yard run (Ryne Pugh run) Troy – Dunaway 31-yard pass from Cody May (Thompson kick) Troy – Williams 10-yard run (Thompson kick) Butler – Jones 3-yard run (Brandon Miller kick) Troy – Zach Jones 4-yard run (Thompson kick) Troy – May 1-yard run (kick failed) Troy – Miles Hibbler 57-yard run (Thompson kick) Score by Quarters Butler ............0 8 7 0 – 15 Troy ...............7 15 7 20 – 49 Individual Statistics ■ Rushing: Butler — Ough 9-16, Jones 21-165, Eric Boomershine 2-5, Jesse Akers 4-10, Brandon Silvers 1-0, Nick Simones 1-3. Troy — May 3-8, Williams 7-99, Foster 6-44, Mibbler 5-59, Jones 12-96, Nick James 2-13 ■ Receiving: Butler — Mark Tindell 6-44, Devante Barnes 2-50, Nathan Martin 1-6, Akers 1-(-1). Troy — Foster 1-2, Dunaway 3-62. ■ Passing: Butler — Pugh 11-25-1 102. Troy — May 4-100 64. ■ Records: Butler 5-1, 0-1; Troy 5-1, 1-0.

Bethel 23, Twin Valley South 6 Bethel TVS 16 First Downs 11 234 Yards Rushing 63 68 Yards Passing 73 5-13 Comp.-Att. 7-24 1 Interceptions Thrown 3 1-1 Fumbles-Lost 4-3 8-72 Penalties-Yards 4-20 3-32.3 Punts-Average 1-42.0 Scoring Summary Beth – Jon Ellerbrock 9-yard run (Brandon Garlough kick). Beth – Team safety Beth – Ben Seale 13-yard pass from Ellerbrock (Garlough kick). TVS – Cole Cottingham 50yard run (pass failed). Beth – Reed Pelphrey 3yard run (Garlough kick). Score by Quarters Bethel............9 7 0 7 – 23 TV South.......0 0 6 0 – 6 Individual Statistics ■ Rushing: Bethel — Austin Staggs 5-69, Brent Rowley 1858, Ellerbrock 6-32, Pelphrey 5-5, Matt Bush 1-8, Alex Wilson 8-62. TV South — Anthony Argsburger 15-60, Dillon Ashley 8-50, Cottingham 6-(-1), Vain Cottingham 2-(-46). ■ Receiving: Bethel — Joey Serrer 1-17, Seale 2-24, Pelphrey 1-4, Staggs 1-23. TV South — Wes Cole 3-56, Michael Burke 2-14, Agsburger 2-3. ■ Passing: Bethel — Ellerbrock 5-13-1 68. TV South — C. Cottingham 6-24-3 73. ■ Records: Bethel 3-3, 2-3; Twin Valley South 2-4, 2-3.

Milton-Union 31, Carlisle 19 Scoring Summary M-U – Jake Finfrock 8-yard run (Nick Fields kick). M-U – Clay Minton 3-yard run (Fields kick). Car – Alex Leach 19-yard pass from Levi Boyer (kick blocked). M-U – Alex King 8-yard pass from Cody Hollon (Fields kick). M-U – Fields 37-yard field goal. Car – Evan Helton 40-yard pass from Boyer (pass failed). Car – Ryan McLaughlin 1yard run (Jon Pope kick). M-U – Finfrock 10-yard run (Fields kick). Score by Quarters Carlisle..........0 6 6 7 – 19 M-U ................7 14 3 7 – 31 ■ Records: Carlisle 2-4, 1-2; Milton-Union 5-1, 2-0.

Troy Christian 20, Jefferson 14 Scoring Summary TC – Seth Manuel 1-yard run (pass failed). TC – Tyler Shinall 36-yard run (Manuel run). Jeff – Deontay Roberson 50yard kickoff return (pass failed). Jeff – Roberson 1-yard run (run failed). TC – Shinall 4-yard run. Score by Quarters Jefferson......0 0 6 8 0 – 14 TC .................0 14 0 0 6 – 20 Individual Statistics ■ Rushing: Troy Christian — Shinall 14-118, Manuel 29-84, Alec Patterson 2-24, Matthew Coots 4-1. ■ Receiving: Troy Christian — Shinall 3-23, Manuel 2-(-9), Josh Williams 1-11. ■ Passing: Troy Christian — Coots 6-8-1 25. ■ Records: Jefferson 0-6, 03; Troy Christian 1-5, 1-1.

Covington 19, Miami East 0 Covington Miami East 12 First Downs 10 235 Yards Rushing 107 83 Yards Passing 76 3-5 Comp.-Att. 5-18 1 Interceptions Thrown 4 3-1 Fumbles-Lost 2-1 4-31 Penalties-Yards 2-15 4-26.0 Punts-Average 4-35.3 Scoring Summary Cov – Isaiah Winston 11-yard run (Stephen Blei kick). Cov – Trent Tobias 61-yard run (kick failed). Cov – Kyler Deeter 57-yard pass from Tobias (run failed). Score by Quarters Covington......0 7 6 6 – 19 Miami East ....0 0 0 0 – 0 Individual Statistics ■ Rushing: Covington — Winston 19-108, Tobias 12101, Alex Baskerville 10-24, Deeter 1-2. Miami East — Josh Snyder 8-32, Michael Fellers 7-24, Kevin McMaken 11-51, Matt Beaty 2-0. ■ Receiving: Covington — Winston 1-14, Tobias 1-12, Deeter 1-57. Miami East — Beaty 1-3, Fellers 1-30, Snyder 1-4, Dalton Allen 2-39. ■ Passing: Covington — Winston 1-3-1 12, Tobias 2-2-0 71. Miami East — Colton Bowling 4-14-3 68, Kodey Price 1-3-1 8, Fellers 0-1-0 0. ■ Records: Covington 6-0, 50; Miami East 4-2, 4-1.

Tippecanoe 28, Bellefontaine 14 Tippecanoe Bellefontaine 13 First Downs 9 328 Yards Rushing 100 47 Yards Passing 150 4-12 Comp.-Att. 12-31 0 Interceptions Thrown 3 5-2 Fumbles-Lost 2-0 9-60 Penalties-Yards 6-38 4-96 Punts-Average 3-100 Scoring Summary Tipp – Cameron Johnson 1yard run (Taylor Clark kick). BF – Ian Keller 9-yard run (Zach Gingerich kick). Tipp – Jacob Hall 80-yard run (Clark kick). Tipp – Michael Collett 12yard pass from Ben Hughes (Clark kick). BF – Keller 9-yard run (Gingerich kick). Tipp – Collett 26-yard pass from Hughes (Clark kick). Score by Quarters Tippecanoe ..14 7 7 0 – 28 Bellefontaine.7 0 7 0 – 14 Individual Statistics ■ Rushing: Tippecanoe — Hall 26-224, Jacob Kingery 728, Johnson 10-76, Hughes 3-0. Bellefontaine — Daulton Mossbarger 14-38, Keller 16-61, Dorian Hughes 1-3, Nate Brisson 1-(-2). ■ Receiving: Tippecanoe — Hall 1-(-3), Collett 2-38, Johnson 1-12. Bellefontaine — Travis Francis 2-25, Joe Brown 4-41, Hughes 1-7, Taylor Cayot 1-18, Brisson 2-23, Chris Stephens 1-16, Keller 1-10. ■ Passing: Tippecanoe — Hughes 4-12-0 47. Bellefontaine — Mossbarger 12-31-3 150. ■ Records: Tippecanoe 6-0, 1-0; Bellefontaine 1-5, 0-1.

Trotwood 28, Piqua 14 Piqua Trotwood 16 First Downs 26 103 Yards Rushing 189 132 Yards Passing 227 12-18 Comp.-Att. 18-31 0 Interceptions Thrown 1 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 3-1 4-30 Penalties-Yards 8-58 5-43.0 Punts-Average 2-32.0 Scoring Summary Trot – Michael McCray 51yard pass from Michael Simpson (Eric Cospy kick). Piq – Jon Dembski 18-yard run (Evan Grissom kick). Trot – Israel Green 2-yard run (kick blocked). Piq – Grissom 25-yard field goal. Trot – Green 6-yard run (run failed). Piq – Travis Nees 4-yard run (kick failed). Piq – Nees 4-yard run (Grissom kick). Trot – McCray 22-yard pass from Simpson (Cospy kick). Score by Quarters Piqua..............7 3 13 0 – 23 Trotwood........7 12 0 7 – 26 Individual Statistics ■ Rushing: Piqua — Dembski 18-51, Nees 11-43, Taylor Wellbaum 10-5, Ryan Hughes 2-4. Trotwood — Green 25-150, Ashton Jackson 5-27, Darion Heath 3-8, Simpson 6-8, Bam Bradley 1-(-4). ■ Receiving: Piqua — Trae Honeycutt 3-49, Jordan Feeser 2-36, Kindric Link 3-27, Nees 214, Tyler Sage 1-10, Dembski 1(-4). Trotwood — McCray 7-99, Dalin Byrd 3-39, Trai Mobley 331, Kendrick Mallory 2-26, Green 1-13, Bam Bradley 1-12, Darion Heath 1-7. ■ Passing: Piqua — Wellbaum 12-18-0 152. Trotwood — Simpson 18-31-1 227. ■ Records: Piqua 3-3, 0-1; Trotwood 6-0, 1-0.


■ High School Football

The defense did it Trojans smother Butler offense leading into Piqua week BY DAVID FONG Executive Editor Some final notes from the Troy football team’s 49-15 victory over Vandalia-Butler Friday. • Player of the Game: The entire Troy defense. After two shaky efforts against Springboro and Beavercreek, Troy turned in a stellar effort on defense against the Aviators — and to single out one player would not be fair. It was, by far, Troy’s best team effort on defense this season. Yes, the Trojans gave up nearly 300 yards in total offense — but it also held a team that came in averaging better than 30 points per game to just 15 points. Troy’s defense made plays when called upon.

Troy’s Marcus Foster tackles a Butler receiver Friday night.

TROY Butler running back Tyler Jones came in averaging 220 rushing yards per game and did gouge the Trojans for 165 yards and a pair of touchdowns — but Troy didn’t allow Jones to beat them. Of Jones’ 165 yards, 67 came on a play in which Butler caught the Trojans out of position. All told, it was a big night for the Trojan defense. • Play of the Game: Up 15-8 late in the second quarter and facing fourthand-10 at the Butler 31, Troy quarterback Cody May hooked up with his favorite target, receiver Ian Dunaway, on a 31yard touchdown pass. Not only did the score give the Trojans a two-touchdown lead going into halftime, but a huge boost of momentum as well. Troy would add a touchdown early in the third quarter, putting the Trojans up 298. With the way Troy’s defense was playing


Troy’s Ian Nadolny intercepts a pass in front of a Butler receiver during the second half of Friday night’s 49-15 Trojan victory. Friday, that would be more than enough of a cushion. “We ran the ball well, which opened things up for the passing game,” Nolan said. “Cody made a nice throw and Dunaway had an excellent catch on that touchdown. That’s the thing about our offense this year — we don’t have to rely solely on the run to win games.” • Unsung Hero of the Game: Troy’s offensive line. Matched up against a massive Butler defense, Troy’s offensive line more than held its own. Sophomore tackles Alex Dalton and Seth Overla, guards Ethan Hargrove and Cody Zeller and cen-

ter Ryne Rich cleared the way for a Trojan offense that rushed for 319 yards. Running backs Isaiah Williams (99 yards) and Zach Jones (96 yards) both nearly topped the 100yard rushing mark. In a game that most figured would be won and lost in the trenches, Troy’s offensive line outplayed a Butler offensive line that featured a pair of future Division I college football players. • What We Learned: Friday night’s effort was the type of performance most Trojan fans have been waiting for since Week 1. Returning most of its starters from a playoff team last season, most

expected the Trojans to dominate the opposition this year. That, however, did not happen, as the Trojans frequently looked listless against Fairborn, Springboro and Beavercreek. But on a big stage against a name opponent (Butler entered the game undefeated), Troy turned it on. Troy overwhelmed Butler in every facet of the game — offense, defense and special teams. Perhaps Troy learned its lesson from those sloppy efforts against Fairborn, and Springboro Beavercreek. If that’s the case, Troy could be a team to watch the rest of the way. • What Happens Now: It certainly doesn’t get any easier for the Trojans. This week the Trojans host rival Piqua (3-3), followed by a trip to unbeaten TrotwoodMadison (6-0). The Trojans knew going into the season that this threegame stretch likely would determine whether they won the league title and qualified for a return trip to the playoffs. Troy has completed the first part of that threeweek journey. Now comes step two.

■ Boys/Girls Soccer

Bees suffer 1st loss Tippecanoe, Wayne battle to 0-0 draw on muddy night Staff Reports


BRANDT — It took a state-ranked foe to hand Bethel its first loss of the season. Dayton Christian (8-2-2) entered Saturday’s contest the ninth-ranked team in Division III, but the Bees gave the Warriors everything they could handle and more. But Dayton Christian scored the game-winning goal five minutes after Bethel tied the score and tacked on two meaningless goals in the final five minutes to win 4-1. “This was definitely a heavyweight brawl,” Bethel coach Bob Hamlin said. “They’re a really good team. We had our chances, but they could say the same thing. It was just a really good Division III soccer game.” Dayton Christian took a 1-0 lead in the first half and held it for most of the game. But midway through the second half, Joe Zimmerman headed in a cross from Kyle Hamlin to even the score. It didn’t stay even long. “They answered pretty quick after we tied it up, about four to five minutes after,” Hamlin said. “The final score was not indicative of the energy both teams put out tonight. These were the two teams that we thought were the toughest in the area.” Bethel (12-1) battles Newton Thursday night for the top spot in the Cross County Conference. Tippecanoe 0, Wayne 0 TIPP CITY — Tippecanoe played a

respectable Wayne team to a 0-0 draw Saturday night. Although the game was played to a draw, Tippecanoe coach Scott Downing was satisfied with the effort of his team. “It was a really wellplayed game on both sides,” Downing said. “It was just a fast-paced game that was played on field that was just a mud pit. We thought we could go in and get a win, but Wayne is a good team. “Ryan Pignatiello played a great game in goal for us. He was all over anything that was shot at him.” The Devils (7-3-1) host Tecumseh on Monday. Tecumseh 9, Milton-Union 1 NEW CARLISLE — Tecumseh (8-3-1) was too much to handle for the Bulldogs Saturday in a 9-1 loss by the Bulldogs. No further details were provided. Yellow Springs 3, Lehman 1 YELLOW SPRINGS — The Yellow Springs Bulldogs held off Lehman Saturday in non-league play, 3-1 at home. No further details were provided. • Girls Wayne 2, Tippecanoe 1 TIPP CITY — Tippecanoe (7-4-2) fought back to tie Saturday’s game against Wayne, but the Warriors snuck one home with six minutes left to leave Tipp City Park with a 2-1 victory in non-league play. Trailing 1-0 at the half,

Tippecanoe’s Sarah Janosik scored the game-tying goal with 12:24 left to play. But Wayne kept the pressure on all night and was able to come up with the game-winner with six minutes left in the game. “The girls played really well against a very good team who is ranked third in the area,” Tippecanoe coach Doug Rabe said. “We played a good game, but credit goes out to Wayne on winning. They were able to put the ball in the net and we weren’t. “Janosik played a nice game on defense for us and sophomore goalie Sam Bonifas played well in goal with eight saves.” Tippecanoe travels to Tecumseh Monday night. Piqua 2, Miami East 1 PIQUA — The Piqua Indians gutted it out for a 21 win over local rival Miami East Saturday in Piqua. “We knew going in that this was going to be a tough game,” Miami East coach Lil Carson said. “In the most recent MVSSCA polls, Piqua was ranked No. 10 among Division I schools. They’re having a very good season.” Piqua got on the board early in the first half on a goal by Haley Dotson. The Vikings almost had the equalizer just minutes later as Katrina Sutherly shot one from out wide that Piqua keeper Kelsey Deal was just able to get her fingertips on to knock wide for a corner. Both teams had opportunities but went into the break with Piqua leading 1-0. The Vikings came out strong to start the second

half, scoring two and a half minutes in. Kylie Brown and Katrina Sutherly worked the give and go up the sideline, then Sutherly sent one to the endline for Brown. Brown dropped it to Sutherly, who then crossed it. Chelsea Sherman made the diagonal run in to finish the cross. The 1-1 score stood until 6:30 left when a foul was called on the Vikings 30 yards from their goal. Cheryl Bell made a run in on the ensuing free kick and was able to deflect the ball past the Viking keeper. “I’m obviously somewhat disappointed in the end result,” Carson said. “I felt this was a game that we could have won. But I was pleased with the effort. Our ball movement was good, we kept possession and remained patient. We just weren’t able to find the net. Luck was not on our side. “Deal had a great game in the goal for Piqua. She’s probably one of the better keepers we’ve seen all season, and she was coming out and intercepting our crosses. The one that we pulled out and kept away from her, we scored on.” The Vikings are now 8-22 and will travel to MiltonUnion Saturday. Lehman 5, Yellow Springs 0 YELLOW SPRINGS — Sarah Titterington scored two goals and Abby Ciregio had two assists to lead Lehman’s offense in a 5-0 win over Yellow Springs Saturday. Marla Schroeder and Taylor Lachey each added a goal and an assist and Karly Baird scored a goal.



MIAMI COUNTY INVITATIONAL At The Lowry Complex West Milton Boys Individual Results Tipp . . . .15:50 1 Sam Wharton 2 Troy Schultz Troy . . . . .16:41 TC . . . . .16:45 3 Kyle Klingler 4 Sergei Brubaker M-U . . . .16:53 Troy . . . . .16:54 5 Cody Fox M-U . . . .17:01 6 Logan Jackson Tipp . . . .17:04 7 Nick Noone Tipp . . . .17:10 8 Rick Andrews 9 Dustin Fickert Cov . . . . .17:16 Cov . . . . .17:16 10 Lane White 11 Grant Koch Tipp . . . .17:22 Troy . . . . .17:22 12 Josh Enke 13 Jon Osman Troy . . . . .17:23 14 Michael Landwehr Tipp . . . .17:30 15 Branden Nosker Troy . . . . .17:42 16 Seth Pemberton ME . . . . .17:48 17 Cory Klosterman M-U . . . .17:51 18 Jared Besecker Troy . . . . .17:58 M-U . . . .17:58 19 Troy Tyree 20 Matt Carder Cov . . . . .18:01 Troy . . . . .18:04 21 Blake Guillozet 22 Alex Schilling Cov . . . . .18:06 TC . . . . .18:12 23 Max Conover 24 Jared Rindler Tipp . . . .18:14 M-U . . . .18:14 25 Matt Howard Bethel . . .18:18 26 Aaron Reed 27 Thomas Harvey Troy . . . . .18:19 28 Nathan Fleischer Troy . . . . .18:27 29 Josh Ewing ME . . . . .18:27 Troy . . . . .18:29 30 Nate Shigley 31 Mark Dillahunt TC . . . . .18:35 M-U . . . .18:36 32 Noah Barth 33 Connor Lundsford M-U . . . .18:38 34 Kyle Schwartz M-U . . . .18:39 35 Patrick McElhose Tipp . . . .18:43 36 Josh Spayde Troy . . . . .18:54 Tipp . . . .18:55 37 Daniel Frame 38 Brandon Kirk ME . . . . .18:57 TC . . . . .18:57 39 Blake Klingler 40 Will Brockman Tipp . . . .19:00 Cov . . . . .19:07 41 Isaac Canan 42 Caleb Vincent M-U . . . .19:08 43 Craig Helman TC . . . . .19:15 44 David Brauer Newton . .19:16 45 Jake Sowers Cov . . . . .19:17 Piqua . . .19:18 46 Daret Spradley 47 Chris Wharton TC . . . . .19:19 TC . . . . .19:32 48 Carlos Mendez 49 Zach Danner M-U . . . .19:32 Tipp . . . .19:35 50 Michael Taylor 51 Tyler Prentice Tipp . . . .19:35 52 Alex Meier Troy . . . . .19:40 Troy . . . . .19:50 53 Brian Holland 54 Nick Tobias Cov . . . . .19:53 Troy . . . . .19:53 55 Bryce Meyer 56 Evan Wharton Tipp . . . .20:01 57 Matthew Amheiser ME . . . . .20:04 Tipp . . . .20:07 58 Zach Allen TC . . . . .20:23 59 Brandon Dahl Piqua . . .20:29 60 Sean Calhoun 61 Chris Johanness M-U . . . .20:29 Cov . . . . .20:36 62 Dale Brant Cov . . . . .20:42 63 Nate Dunn 64 Chris Heisey M-U . . . .20:43 65 Jacob Studebaker Newton . .20:44 Newton . .20:45 66 Tell Fisher 67 Branden Garman TC . . . . .20:46 Cov . . . . .21:09 68 Bryant Hicks TC . . . . .21:12 69 Drew Simonalle 70 Cameron Keough Bethel . . .21:14 Cov . . . . .21:16 71 Jacob Kaiser Piqua . . .21:25 72 Isaac Hale 73 Mitch Bim-Merle Piqua . . .21:26 74 Austin Kowalak ME . . . . .21:49 TC . . . . .21:52 75 Kyle Seagraves Cov . . . . .21:58 76 Riley VanHise 77 Nick Cornelissen Troy . . . . .22:05 TC . . . . .22:14 78 Sean Simonalle Tipp . . . .22:25 79 Evan Thomas TC . . . . .22:31 80 Zach Bonham 81 Sam Brady M-U . . . .23:06 82 Nicholas Bochenek Bethel . . .23:22 83 Corey Shiltz Troy . . . . .23:31 84 Jacob Templeton Troy . . . . .23:51 Cov . . . . .27:30 85 Jared Hagan Team Scores 1 Tippecanoe......................................41 2 Troy...................................................47 3 Milton-Union ....................................71 4 Covington.........................................94 5 Troy Christian.................................119 6 Miami East.....................................152

Girls Individual Results 1 Kaele Snapp Piqua . . . .20:01 M-U . . . . .20:21 2 Michaela Litton 3 Claudia Barhorst Tipp . . . . .20:43 4 Brinna Price Tipp . . . . .20:47 Troy . . . . .20:48 5 Caitlyn McMinn Cov . . . . .20:50 6 Tara Snipes 7 Natalie Snyder Troy . . . . .20:57 8 Cristina Dennison Troy . . . . .20:58 9 Katie-Grace Sawka Troy . . . . .20:59 10 Alexandra Mahan Tipp . . . . .21:08 11 Katherine Wilcher Tipp . . . . .21:12 Cov . . . . .21:13 12 Heidi Cron 13 Jessie Shilt Cov . . . . .21:14 Tipp . . . . .21:32 14 Peyton Miller 15 Abigael Amheiser ME . . . . . .21:42 16 Meredith Coughlin Tipp . . . . .21:49 17 Courtney Bensman Piqua . . . .21:57 Cov . . . . .21:59 18 Heidi Snipes 19 Allison Rawlins Tipp . . . . .22:03 Cov . . . . .22:04 20 Hannah Retz 21 Julianna Simon Cov . . . . .22:11 22 Meredith Wesco ME . . . . . .22:13 M-U . . . . .22:14 23 Cassie Schieltz 24 Lauren Brackman Tipp . . . . .22:16 TC . . . . . .22:18 25 Sarah Grady Troy . . . . .22:19 26 Megan Falknor 27 Casey Yingst Cov . . . . .22:20 Tipp . . . . .22:28 28 Erica Comer ME . . . . . .22:39 29 Erin Augustus 30 Ellie Walters Troy . . . . .22:43 Troy . . . . .22:44 31 Hailey Pierce Tipp . . . . .22:45 32 Jenna Kremer 33 Kylie Hays Piqua . . . .22:47 34 Kelly Stillwagon Tipp . . . . .22:57 Tipp . . . . .23:01 35 Bailey Flora 36 Angela Dennison Troy . . . . .23:05 37 Jessica Williams Tipp . . . . .23:09 ME . . . . . .23:11 38 Renee DeFord 39 Cassandra MendezTC . . . . . .23:13 Troy . . . . .23:14 40 Riley Isely 41 Abby Hawkins ME . . . . . .23:24 42 Haley Adams Cov . . . . .23:27 43 Morgan Weinert Bethel . . .23:31 44 Kaitlyn Youtz Troy . . . . .23:37 45 Jena Stewart Troy . . . . .23:51 46 Dulcinea Lesley Newton . .23:56 47 Lindsay Smith Troy . . . . .23:58 48 Colleen Powers Troy . . . . .24:13 49 Alexandra Prentice Tipp . . . . .24:18 50 Rachel Thomas Tipp . . . . .24:23 51 Brooke Bayer M-U . . . . .24:24 52 Katie Spitzer Tipp . . . . .24:25 53 Madison Handley Tipp . . . . .24:26 54 Sydney Schauer Newton . .24:31 55 Anna Barhorst Tipp . . . . .24:37 Troy . . . . .24:40 56 Mariah Sano Newton . .24:46 57 Janie Lee Piqua . . . .24:46 58 Emily Wenrick Cov . . . . .24:50 59 Cassidy Cain Cov . . . . .24:50 60 Kayleigh Cecil Troy . . . . .24:51 61 Elisabeth Dodd Cov . . . . .24:55 62 Sarah Ray 63 Claire Culpepper Tipp . . . . .24:57 Tipp . . . . .25:11 64 Ellen Freeh 65 Sara Thompson ME . . . . . .25:28 66 Mattie Vance Newton . .25:33 Piqua . . . .25:36 67 Amy Hall 68 Abby Gohrband Troy . . . . .26:05 69 Courtney Burgasser Troy . . . . .26:05 70 Elizabeth Walker Tipp . . . . .26:37 TC . . . . . .26:38 71 Tricia Latimer 72 Camille Beverly TC . . . . . .27:01 73 Jasmine Beverly TC . . . . . .27:19 Piqua . . . .27:25 74 Lyric Wyan M-U . . . . .27:35 75 Haley Cloud 76 Katelyn Koger Bethel . . .27:41 77 Stephanie Fetters M-U . . . . .28:23 M-U . . . . .28:30 78 Kaylee Young 79 Sydney Compton Bethel . . .28:33 Troy . . . . .28:50 80 Caitlin Culp Bethel . . .30:09 81 Caitln Graves 82 Dana Pencil Bethel . . .31:04 Team Scores 1 Tippecanoe......................................42 2 Troy...................................................54 3 Covington.........................................69 4 Piqua..............................................122 5 Miami East.....................................128 6 Milton-Union ..................................148 7 Troy Christian.................................176 8 Bethel.............................................222

■ Tennis

Tennis ■ CONTINUED FROM 11 Brooke Duncan and Kelly Fischer was also sixth at second doubles, losing to Beavercreek 82, beating Butler 8-1 and losing to Springfield 8-5. At first doubles, Holly Riley and Meredith Orozco were seventh, losing to Greenville 8-1 and Fairmont 8-3 before beating Butler 8-1. Troy kicks off Division I Sectional play Wednesday. Tippecanoe’s Nellessen finishes TIPP CITY — Tippecanoe’s Sierre Nellessen was left hanging Thursday thanks to the rain.

Saturday, she completed the Red Devils’ sweep. Sierra Nellessen was leading Taylor Culbertson 6-1, 4-6, 1-0 at first singles when the match was suspended due to rain Thursday. The two renewed play Saturday morning at Schroeder Tennis Center, with Nellessen finishing off the match easily 6-0 in the third set. With the win, Nellessen improved to 80 in Central Buckeye Conference play. Nellessen and the Red Devils begin sectional play Tuesday.

Sunday, October 2, 2011


■ Cross Country

Boys ■ CONTINUED FROM 11 damp Saturday morning in West Milton. “I love this course,” Wharton said. “I love running through the woods. The weather was less than optimal today, but it all worked out. We had great competition today, and we ran well as a team.” Wharton finished in 15:50, Nick Noone was seventh (17:04), Rick Andrews was eighth (17:10), Grant Koch was 11th (17:22) and Michael Landwehr was 14th (17:30) as the Devils scored 41 points as a team, beating runner-up Troy by six. And to Wharton and the Devils, a strong showing Saturday meant a lot more than just bragging rights. “Sam struggled a little bit at Lancaster last week,” Tippecanoe coach Byron Kimmel said. “It was a very hilly course. He was motivated this week to send a message that he’s still running strong. He ran a very comfortable race today.” After making the move up to Division I this season, messages like that carry more meaning, too. “We’re in Division I now, so we’ve been going to meets a lot farther away to get high-level competition,” Wharton said. “It was nice to come back home and run against some local competition. It’s always nice to run against people that live next door to you.” And Tippecanoe literally gets to run at home this week — the Devils will host the Tippecanoe Invitational Wednesday at Kyle Park. “If we were still in Division II right now, we’d be one of the top three teams in the state. It’s a lot tougher in D-I,” Kimmel said. “Wednesday will be a nice test — for Sam against Jesse Marino from Stebbins in our conference, and for us against Beavercreek. We had to beat Troy, and we had to beat Butler at the Alliance. If we can beat Beavercreek, we should lock up a No. 2 seed at the district. “Our boys ran well today. Troy’s good, though. They’ll give us a run for our money the rest of the year.” • Battle for Second With Wharton as the frontrunner, most of the drama was in the chase for second place. In the end, Trojan freshman Troy Schultz edged out Troy Christian’s Kyle Klingler by four seconds as both runners continued their recent run of strong showings, as well. Schultz finished in 16:41, while Klingler finished in a season-best 16:45. “After the way Troy ran last week, we thought he could get second today,” Troy coach Bob Campbell said. “We also though Cody (Fox) would run well after this week in practice, and he ran his best time of the year And our threefour-five guys didn’t run poorly, either.” Fox finished fifth (16:54), Josh Enke was 12th (17:22), Jon Osman was 13th (17:23) and


Troy Christian’s Kyle Klingler approaches the finish line during the Miami County Invitational Saturday at the Lowry Complex in West Milton. Branden Nosker was 15th (17:42) to lead Troy to second place overall with 47 points. Schultz still had his eyes on first place, though. “We didn’t know what (Wharton) was going to do or how he’d come out, so I was going to try to stay as close to him as possible,” Schultz said. “He’s a junior, he’s been to state — and doing that (staying close) is hard sometimes.” Klingler knows the feeling. “Last year I got second to him (Wharton), and I was kind of hoping to get at least second again,” the Eagle senior said. “I look forward to this race every year.” Both runners, though, also had the end of the season on their minds. “Last year, I barely missed going to state,” Klingler said. “I ran my season best today, but my PR is 10 seconds faster — and that came here at this race last year. I’m hoping to get to state this year — and maybe break the school record (16:28).” “We’ve all just got to keep running as a team and stay strong,” Schultz said. “Hopefully at the regional we can finish our top five close together and get out to state.” “The guys are working hard and getting better. We’re encouraged,” Campbell said. “We’ve got two weeks until the (Greater Western Ohio Conference) meet and three weeks until district. With Butler in our league and as strong as our district is, we know we’ve got to be on.” • County’s Best With Tippecanoe and Troy so far ahead, the rest

Troy’s Troy Schultz finished second at the Miami County Invitational Saturday. of the county’s teams slugged it out for bragging rights over each other. Host Milton-Union took third place with 71 points. Sergei Brubaker was fourth (16:53), Logan Jackson was sixth (17:01), Cory Klosterman was 17th (17:51), Troy Tyree was 19th (17:58) and Matt Howard was 25th (18:14). The Covington Buccaneers had a solid day, also, finishing fourth with 94 points. Dustin Fickert and Lane White were ninth and 10th, respectively, with matching times of 17:16. Matt Carder was 20th (18:01), Alex Schilling was 22nd (18:06) and Isaac Canan was 41st (19:07). As a team, Troy

Christian was fifth with 119 points. Max Conover was 23rd (18:12), Mark Dillahunt was 31st (18:35), Blake Klingler was 39th (18:57) and Craig Helman was 43rd (19:15). Miami East was sixth with 152 points. Seth Pemberton was 16th (17:48), Josh Ewing was 29th (18:27), Brandon Kirk was 38th (18:57), Matthew Amheiser was 57th (20:04) and Austin Kowalak was 74th (21:49). Bethel’s Aaron Reed was the top individual finisher without a full team, taking 26th (18:18). Newton’s David Brauer was 44th (19:16) and Piqua’s Daret Spradley was 46th (19:18).

■ National Football League

Bills look to extend 10-game streak vs. Bengals CINCINNATI (AP) — The good times are finally rolling for the unbeaten Bills, the newly crowned kings of the comeback. They’re the only unbeaten team left in the AFC, off to a 3-0 start for the first time since 2008. They pulled off another amazing rally to end a grating, 15-game losing streak against New England. They’ve become the toast of their town, an overnight success story. And they’re loving it. “We were kind of lovable losers last year,” center Eric Wood said, remembering the 0-8 start and 4-12 finish.

“Everyone rooted for us because we tried so hard. But that’s not what it’s about in this business, and that’s not what keeps you around. “And I’m glad we’re winning ball games this year.” They’ve made history during that perfect start, overcoming a 21-3 deficit against Oakland and a 21-0 hole against the Patriots. It’s the first time in NFL history that a team has won backto-back games after trailing by 18 or more points. Today, they return to the place where they first showed that knack for

pulling them out. The Bengals (1-2) surged ahead 31-14 in the first half at Paul Brown Stadium last November, then watched former Cincinnati backup Ryan Fitzpatrick lead a comeback that carried over in confidence. The Bills’ 4931 win showed them that they’re capable of amazing things, if they only believe in themselves a little bit. “It was such a long season last year, starting 0-8 and losing some tough games and trying to find ourselves,” Fitzpatrick said. “I think that was sort of the beginning of trying to find

our identity as an offense and trying to figure out what kind of team we actually were, what kind of team we could be. I think that was probably the beginning for us.” What did they learn about themselves? “You know what? We’re a bunch of misfits,” Fitzpatrick said. Misfits who know how to finish. Buffalo has rallied from 18-point deficits six times in franchise history, and Fitzpatrick has led three of them, including that win in Cincinnati last year. The

Bills have overcome 21point deficits only four times in their history, with Fitzpatrick having a hand in two of them. No surprise in Cincinnati, where he backed up Carson Palmer for two years. “Ryan’s a guy that’s been devoted to the game and has really studied his butt off and always had that attitude of working hard and not just putting in the time, but really applying himself to everything he wanted to be better at,” Bengals left tackle Andrew Whitworth said. “You couldn’t be happi-

er for a guy. Just a great guy, inside the locker room, outside of it, on the field.” He’s returning to a city where there’s not much to enjoy these days. The Bengals also are coming off a 4-12 season, but have taken a different route since. Instead of keeping things intact, they’ve started over on offense with a young group led by rookie quarterback Andy Dalton. He threw his first two interceptions in a dreary 13-8 loss to San Francisco last Sunday before only 43,363 fans the Bengals’ smallest crowd for a home opener in 30 years.



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■ Auto Racing

Edwards runs flawless race at Dover


Carl Edwards (60) races against Brad Keselowski (22) and Reed Sorenson (32) during the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del. Saturday. Edwards won the race.

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Carl Edwards only stumbled on his back flip. His race was as flawless as expected on concrete. Edwards dominated again at Dover International Speedway, winning his seventh race of the season in the Nationwide Series. Edwards completed the season sweep having won the May race at Dover in a wild finish. He coasted on Saturday, leading 179 of the 200 laps at one of his favorite tracks in NASCAR. He’s earned the nickname “Concrete

Carl” because of his run of success on the concrete tracks. “Concrete demands a perfect car and a perfect setup,” Edwards said. All he needs to work on is that perfect landing. Edwards parked the No. 60 Ford on its high, slanted banking. He stumbled backward after his flip and had to catch himself before he took a total tumble. Edwards insisted he would not flip if he wins the Sprint Cup race Sunday. “I was afraid I was going to need another driver for tomorrow,” owner Jack

Roush said. Edwards recovered and made a dash for the stands, where he celebrated with his fans. Edwards even signed an autograph and described the joy he sees in the wide-eyed fans who can’t believe one of the sport’s biggest stars is in their row. “I think other drivers should go up there and have some fun with it,” Edwards said. “It’s not my deal. It’s something really neat that other drivers should try.” Edwards can get another chance Sunday. He qualified fourth earlier in the

day and said his Cup car was better than the No. 60 in the second-tier series. He could surely use a victory to strengthen his push toward a first Cup championship. Edwards is not eligible to win the Nationwide championship. He has toptwo finishes in each of his last four races. Brad Keselowski was second, Clint Bowyer third, and Kasey Kahne fourth. Points leader Ricky Stenhouse Jr. was fifth. “We just got beat up on pretty fast,” Bowyer said. “Carl was fast. He was the class of the field.”

■ Major League Baseball

■ Cross Country


Troy Christian’s Cassandra Mendez and Troy’s Riley Isely compete at the Miami County Invitational Saturday. ■ CONTINUED FROM 11 of 20:43, while Price was fourth, coming in at 20:47. Alexandra Mahan shortly followed them in 10th place (21:08), Katherine Wilcher finished 11th (21:12) and Peyton Miller placed 14th (21:32) — for a total team score of 42 points. “Their (Troy) fifth girl was back, so we were able to put several girls ahead of their fifth girl,” Kimmel said. “But neither team has an established real frontrunner, and that could hold us back come postseason. We’ve got to get someone up front to lead the pack. We’ve got our fourth and fifth girls coming along, but we’ve got to get our top two girls to lead the pack. Our top two need to get down under the 20s for us to have a chance to get back to the state meet, and they are about 30 seconds off that right now. “But I’m happy with the way we ran. That’s three in a row now for our girls and boys (winning the Miami County Invitational), so that’s a pretty great accomplishment.” The second-place Trojans totaled 54 points to edge out Covington, which tallied 69 points. Troy’s first four runners were dead even with Tipp, but it was the inconsistency at the back of the pack that led to their demise. Troy’s first four in all were below the 21-minute mark, with Caitlyn McMinn placing fifth (20:48), followed by a tightknit pack led by Natalie Snyder in seventh (20:57), Cristina Dennison in eighth (20:59) and KatieGrace Sawka — who was the Trojans’ first runner last week at the Troy Invitational — in ninth (20:59). Megan Falknor was the fifth girl in for Troy with a 25th-place finish (22:19). “Our top four girls ran lights out,” Alexander said. “We have big gap between our fourth and fifth runners, and the girls will need to close that up if we want to win the GWOC (Greater Western Ohio Conference) North and get out of district and qualify for regional. But we have a few weeks to work on that, and I feel pretty confident that these girls will step up for the challenge.” The Buccs were led by Tara Snipes, who churned in another solid performance, finishing sixth in a time of 20:50. Heidi Cron placed 12th (21:13), while Jessie Shilt was 13th (21:14), Heidi Snipes came


Milwaukee Brewers’ Nyjer Morgan (2) celebrates with Rickie Weeks after Morgan made a running catch on a ball hit by Arizona Diamondbacks’ Lyle Overbay during the seventh inning of Game 1 of the National League division series Saturday in Milwaukee.

Gallardo, Fielder lift Brewers, 4-1 Phillies crush Cardinals


Milton-Union’s Michaela Litton finished second at the Miami County Invitational Saturday at the Lowry Complex. in 18th (21:59) and Hannah Retz was Covington’s fifth runner in at 20th (22:04). The individual champion was Piqua’s Kaele Snapp, who had a comfortable lead for most of the race and went on to finish well ahead of the field in a time of 20:01 — that’s an average mile time of 6:28. Snapp’s time was 20 seconds better than the second-place finisher from Milton-Union, Michaela Litton (20:21). When asked if she expected to win, Snapp did not hesitate at all, giving a response that any good runner would say. “Yeah, I did (expect to win),” Snapp said. “That’s Tippecanoe’s Brinna Price and Troy’s Caitlyn McMinn how you want to approach were fourth and fifth, respectively, at the Miami County every race. Its my second- Invitational Saturday. best time of the year, but it’s not where I want to be where she ran a 21:37 to place 15th overall, while her teammate Meredith by the end of the season. I place seventh. And that could be Wesco came in 22nd with a want to get it down to accredited to a new train- time of 22:13. 19:30.” In seventh place was Snapp’s team went on to ing regimen. Christian (176 “This year we have a Troy finish fourth with 122 points. Courtney Bensman new training system in points). Sarah Grady was was Piqua’s second runner, place. We started out real once again the Eagles’ top placing 17th in a time of slow and then have kind of runner, finishing 25th with built up as the season goes a time of 22:18. Grady was 21:57. Cassandra Litton was the bright on,” Litton said. “I figured I followed spot for the Milton girls on would be up around the Mendez, who ran the the day — and she, like mid-20’s (time) at some fastest time of her young Snapp, did most of her run- point in the year just based career (23:23). (Mendez’s ning on her own, without on the training we’ve story will be the focus of the Next Door in Monday’s done.” many runners nearby. Litton’s usual running- Troy Daily News.) “My coach told me comMorgan Weinert and ing in that the competition mate Cassie Schieltz was Koger were at the top would be limited, the next Milton finisher in Katelyn so I kind of figured I would at 23rd (22:14). The Bethel’s best. Weinert ran a be in the mix for second or Bulldogs placed sixth in 23:31 to place 34th and third,” Litton said. “I pretty the team standings, ending Koger posted a time of much finished around the race with a score of 148 27:41 and finished 76th. Bethel was eighth as a where I thought I could points. (222 points). Abigael Amheiser was team be.” Litton ran her season the top finisher for the Dulcinea Lesley finished best and knocked over a fifth-place Miami East 46th (23:56) and Sydney (128 points). Schauer was 54th (24:31) minute off of her time from Vikings a week ago at Bellbrook, Amheiser ran a 21:42 to for Newton.

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Yovani Gallardo emerged from the shadows, outpitching Arizona ace Ian Kennedy as the Milwaukee Brewers kept winning at Miller Park, beating the Diamondbacks 4-1 in their NL division series opener on Saturday. Prince Fielder chased Kennedy with a two-out, two-run homer in the seventh inning, helping erase the stigma that the big slugger’s playoffs would be anything like 2008, when he went 1 for 14. Same, too, with Gallardo. The right-hander retired 14 of 15 during one stretch, perhaps helped by how the shadows cut across the infield. With an early start time, the sun peeked through the retractable roof all afternoon, creating a crazy, changing pattern. Gallardo gave up one run and four hits over eight innings and matched a postseason franchise record with nine strikeouts. Gallardo was only nicked by Ryan Roberts’ home run in the eighth, and won in his first postseason start since a Game 1 loss in the 2008 NLDS to Philadelphia. An All-Star in 2010, he went 17-10 this season, yet is rarely mentioned among the elite pitchers in the game. He’s even overshadowed so to speak on his own staff by 2009 AL Cy Young winner Zack Greinke. Game 2 is Sunday. Greinke will start for Milwaukee against Daniel Hudson. Jerry Hairston Jr., playing in place of starter Casey McGehee, put the Brewers ahead for good in the fourth with a sacrifice fly in the fourth set up by Fielder’s double. Ryan Braun, who fell just short of the NL batting title, contributed three hits. The All-Star left fielder also threw out a runner at the plate in the first inning as Milwaukee’s shaky defense was suddenly solid.

John Axford pitched a perfect ninth for his first save after converting his last 43 in a row in the regular season. The Brewers started 1-0 at Miller Park after winning a majorleague best 57 times at home during their run to the NL Central title. Gallardo was at his best over his final three starts and reached more than 200 strikeouts for the second straight season. He never made a mark in the postseason in 2008 because he need surgery and missed almost five months after tearing a ligament in his right knee. This performance changes that. Gallardo got out of a first-inning jam thanks to Braun’s throw, then cruised until Willie Bloomquist singled in the sixth. Hairston ended that inning when he scooped up a weak grounder to third base by Justin Upton and threw him out as he tried sliding into first. Phillies 11, Cardinals 6 PHILADELPHIA — Ryan Howard took a mighty cut, dropped his bat and admired the shot. The big slugger didn’t go down looking in a clutch spot this time, Roy Halladay overcame a shaky start and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the St. Louis Cardinals 116 Saturday night in the opener of their NL division series. • American League Rangers 8, Rays 6 ARLINGTON, Texas — Mike Napoli had a tying two-run single before Tampa Bay starter James Shields threw two wild pitches to the same batter, and the Texas Rangers went on to an 8-6 victory over the Rays in Game 2 of the AL division series Saturday night. After Napoli’s two-run single tied it at 3, one of the wild pitches by Shields was a strikeout pitch that sent home the tiebreaking run in a five-run outburst in the fourth inning that put Texas ahead to stay.



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Buckeyes ■ CONTINUED FROM 11 posting nine sacks and snuffing the Buckeyes’ ground attack, permitting just 35 yards on 39 attempts. So disappointed was a partisan crowd of 105,306 that from time to time boos cascaded down on the punchless offense. “Am I surprised (by the boos)?” repeated Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio, the Buckeyes’ defensive coordinator from 2001-3. “I used to work here. I’m just saying …” When the Spartans defense wasn’t making plays, Ohio State was doing what it could to help them. The Buckeyes (3-2, 0-1), behind true freshman quarterback Braxton Miller,

stumbled all day on offense. Joe Bauserman led Ohio State to its only score, a 34yard pass to Evan Spencer with 10 seconds left. The Spartans then recovered the onside kick. Fickell said after the game that he might just open up the quarterback job to the four contenders also including Kenny Guiton and Taylor Graham who had fought for it during spring and preseason practices. At another point he said Miller would remain his starter. One thing he was not confused about was went wrong for Miller. “Things were happening fast for him,” Fickell said. “He just maybe didn’t see the field real well. We

thought we were going to have to throw the football, as many people as they were putting in there (on the line to stop the run) and as much heat as they were bringing. We thought our best option was to go with a guy that probably could see the field a little bit better and throw the football a little bit better.” Bauserman came on to hit half of his 14 passes for 87 yards, while Miller was 5 of 10 for 56 yards with an interception. Dan Conroy added a 50yard field goal for the Spartans, far from flawless but thoroughly in command. It was a glorious homecoming for 24 Michigan State players and several

coaches born in Ohio. Dantonio, an Ohio native, was in charge of the defense when Ohio State won the 2002 national championship. The Spartans ended a seven-game losing skid to the Buckeyes. “This was a big program win,” said Dantonio, in his fifth year at MSU. “Ohio State was the only team we hadn’t beaten in the conference.” Ohio State’s erratic and ineffective offense almost made history. The Buckeyes had not been shut out in 183 home games, dating to a 6-0 loss to Wisconsin on Oct. 9, 1982, and hadn’t been shut AP PHOTO out anywhere since a 28-0 Michigan State’s Denicos Allen (28) celebrates his sack loss at Michigan on Nov. 20, against Ohio State’s Joe Bauserman during the fourth quarter Saturday in Columbus. 1993.

■ Games of Interest

■ AP Top 25

M-U grad boots 2 FG in Rock win

Kentucky fried by LSU

Staff and Wire Reports CLARION, PA. — Milton-Union graduate Kurt Brackman a 28-yard and a 30-yard field goal — as well as going 3 for 3 on extra points — in Slippery Rock’s 27-13 win over Clarion Saturday. Rock quarterback Cody Endres was 27 for 35 passing for 305 yards with an interception and three touchdowns — two to Josh Gardner and one to Devin Goda, who had eight catches for 108 yards. Slippery Rock (4-1) plays Edinboro next Saturday. Bluffton 23, Earlham 6 BLUFFTON — Bluffton started out strong, putting up 10 points in the first quarter to take an early 100 lead. The Beavers led 133 going into the final 15 minutes of the game. Bluffton added another 10 to the scoreboard, to hold on for a 23-6 victory over Earlham Saturday. Troy graduate and sophomore quarterback Tyler Wright capped a Bluffton drive early in the fourth quarter with a 1yard scoring plunge, that gave the Beavers a 20-3 lead. Wright finished the game with five rushing attempts for seven yards, while going 1 for 4 passing for 0 yards. Troy graduate Nick Smith had an assisted tackle for the Beavers. Bluffton (1-4) travels to Manchester Saturday. Southwest Baptist 28, Urbana 12 BOLIVAR, MO. — Urbana struck first on a DJ Mendenhall touchdown, but Southwest Baptist scored the next 14 points to grab a lead at half and never lost control from there, holding on for 28-12 win Saturday. The Blue Knights had two rushers go for over 100 yards, with Mendenhall racking up 157 yards on 21 carries and Diamond Hart going for 145 yards on 30 carries. Milton graduate Kyle Wallace started at center for Urbana. Lehman graduate Rodney Huston also played for the Blue Knights. The Blue Knights (2-3) play at Kentucky Wesleyan College Saturday. Wofford 28, App. State 14 SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Wofford College football team defeated Appalachian State 28-14 on Saturday afternoon at Gibbs Stadium. The Terriers overcame two turnovers and eight penalties with 388 rushing yards and a 17 minute advantage in time of possession to secure the first win over the Mountaineers since 2007. Troy graduate T.J. White plays for Wofford. Wofford (3-1) plays The Citadel next Saturday. Ashland 6, Northwood 3 MIDLAND, MICH. — A 22-yard field goal by Gregg Berkshire wth 1:29 left in regulation gave Ashland a

6-3 win over Northwood Saturday. Five games into the season, Ashland still hasn’t produced a point in the first quarter. Miami East graduate Tyler Franz plays for Ashland. Ashland (3-2) plays Tiffin next Saturday. Rose-Hulman 31, Hanover College 20 N. MANCHESTER, IND. — Rose-Hulman rallied from 14 points down to top Manchester by a score of 26-20 Saturday. Tippecanoe graduate Ryan Landwehr plays for Rose-Hulman. The Fightin’ Engineers (2-2) play Franklin College next Saturday. Cincinnati 27, Miami (OH) 0 OXFORD — Isaiah Pead ran for a pair of touchdowns Saturday, and Cincinnati’s dominating defense opened the second half with a goal-line stand that set up a 27-0 victory over Miami of Ohio. Cincinnati (4-1) has won the last six games in the nation’s oldest nonconference rivalry, played 116 times since 1888. The Bearcats’ defense made this one a reference point Cincinnati’s first shutout in Oxford since a 22-0 victory in 1898. Toledo 36, Temple 13 PHILADELPHIA — David Fluellen scored two touchdowns to help Toledo score 21 unanswered points and beat Temple 3613 on Saturday in the MidAmerican Conference opener for both teams. After a Dwight Macon touchdown gave Toledo a 22-13 lead, Fluellen caught a 20-yard pass from Austin Dantin to put the Rockets ahead 29-13 in the third quarter. Fluellen then scored again on a 1-yard run to extend the lead to 36-16 and seal the victory for Toledo (2-3). Eastern Michigan 31 Akron 23 YPSILANTI, Mich. — Dominique White ran for 164 yards and three touchdowns on Saturday, leading Eastern Michigan to a 3123 victory over Akron. White scored twice, on runs of 14 and 1 yards, to give the Eagles (3-2, 1-0 Mid-American) a 14-0 lead early in the second quarter. Clayton Moore threw a 36yard touchdown pass to Keith Sconiers for the Zips (1-4, 0-2) to cut the deficit in half. Ohio 17, Kent State 10 ATHENS — Tyler Tettleton threw for 276 yards and two touchdowns as Ohio held off Kent State 17-10 on Saturday to start a season 4-1 for the first time since 1997. Tettleton needed 252 yards to move into second place all-time for passing yards by a Bobcats sophomore and has 1,200. By winning the MidAmerican Conference opener for both teams Ohio is 3-0 at home for the first time since 2005, Frank Solich’s first season as head coach.

No. 18 Arkansas squeaks past No. 14 Texas A&M, 42-38 BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Jordan Jefferson scored on his first play back from suspension and cornerback Tyrann Mathieu scored after setting an LSU record for career forced fumbles. Jefferson was reinstated this week after a grand jury reduced his charges in connection with a bar fight to a misdemeanor. Jarrett Lee remained the starter at quarterback. LSU coach Les Miles inserted Jefferson on an early fourth-and-goal, and Jefferson dove over the goal line to give the Tigers (5-0, 2-0 SEC) a 7-0 lead. Lee later hit Odell Beckham Jr. for a 51-yard score, their second TD connection of more than 50 yards in two games. Kentucky (2-3, 0-2) did not threaten to score until LSU led 35-0. No. 2 Oklahoma 62, Ball State 6 NORMAN, Okla. — Landry Jones threw for 425 yards and five touchdowns, Tony Jefferson fueled a second-quarter scoring surge with three interceptions and second-ranked Oklahoma geared up for its rivalry game against Texas next week by beating Ball State 62-6 on Saturday night. Jones had touchdown passes of 64 yards to Ryan Broyles and 56 yards to Jaz Reynolds a minute apart in the third quarter during the second high-volume scoring stretch for the Sooners (40). No. 4 Boise State 30, Nevada 10 BOISE, Idaho — Doug Martin ran for two touchdowns and Boise State’s suffocating defense shut down Nevada’s potent offense. Boise State’s defense dominated throughout the game and prevented the Wolf Pack (1-3) from crossing midfield until midway through the third quarter. Martin rushed for 126 yards on 21 carries, and his 43-yard touchdown run early in the third quarter put the Broncos (4-0) up 270. His best game of the season helped offset a lackluster performance by Kellen Moore and the rest of the Boise State offense. Auburn 16, No. 10 S. Carolina 13 COLUMBIA, S.C. — Barrett Trotter threw a 9yard touchdown pass to Phillip Lutzenkirchen with 1:38 left to lift Auburn. The Tigers (4-1, 2-0 Southeastern Conference) had struggled to move the ball against South Carolina’s defense. Trotter had thrown two interceptions and was sacked four times by the Gamecocks (41, 2-1). But down 13-9, Barrett led Auburn on a 12play, 57-yard drive that ended with a pass to wide open Lutzenkirchen in front of the goal line. The junior fumbled the ball into the end zone, then recovered it just before sliding out of bounds to put Auburn ahead. No. 13 Clemson 23, No. 11 Virginia Tech 3 BLACKSBURG, Va. —


LSU quarterback Jarrett Lee (12) throws a pass over Kentucky linebacker Ronnie Sneed (46) during the first quarter Saturday in Baton Rouge, La. Tajh Boyd and No. 13 Clemson became the first Atlantic Coast Conference team to beat ranked teams three weeks in a row, and did it resoundingly with a 23-3 victory against No. 11 Virginia Tech on Saturday. Boyd, a Virginia native recruited by the Hokies, threw for a touchdown and dissected a top-10 defense for the second week in a row in snapping the Hokies’ 12game ACC winning streak. No. 18 Arkansas 42, No. 14 Texas A&M 38 ARLINGTON, Texas — Tyler Wilson and Jarius Wright shattered school records for passing and receiving, and Broderick Green ran 3 yards for the go-ahead touchdown with 1:41 left as Arkansas gave Texas A&M a preview of what it can expect from the SEC. The Razorbacks (5-1) trailed by 18 at halftime, and hadn’t led before Green squeezed through the left side of the line. This makes two straight weeks the Aggies (2-2) have thrown away a huge halftime lead. They were up by 17 at home against Oklahoma State last week. Wilson was 30 of 51 for 510 yards and three touchdowns, and ran for a 2-point conversion that tied the game at 35. Wright caught 13 passes for 281 yards and two touchdowns. Kansas State 36, No. 15 Baylor 35 MANHATTAN, Kan. — Robert Griffin III threw his first interception at exactly the wrong time. Kansas State linebacker Arthur Brown picked off Baylor’s star quarterback in the closing minutes Saturday, setting up

Anthony Cantele’s 31-yard field goal that sent the Wildcats to a stunning 3635 win over the No. 15 Bears. Collin Klein threw for 146 yards and two touchdowns and added 113 yards and another score for the Wildcats (4-0), who won their third straight Big 12 opener this one in dramatic fashion. No. 17 Texas 37, Iowa State 14 AMES, Iowa — Freshman David Ash threw for 145 yards and his first two career touchdown passes and 17th-ranked Texas drilled Iowa State 37-14 in the Big 12 opener for both teams. Jaxon Shipley added 141 yards receiving and a TD for the Longhorns (4-0, 1-0 Big 12), who raced out to a 34-0 halftime lead to beat the previously-unbeaten Cyclones (3-1, 0-1). Ash threw a 48-yard TD pass to Mike Davis and a 40-yard touchdown to Shipley, and Josh Turner took a blocked punt back 34 yards to help Texas blow the game open in the second quarter. No. 19 Michigan 58, Minnesota 0 ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Denard Robinson threw two touchdown passes and ran for a TD to lead Michigan to its most lopsided win since 2000. Vincent Smith scored on a run, pass and catch to help Michigan (5-0, 1-0 Big Ten) lead 38-0 at halftime. Robinson was 15 of 19 for 169 yards and didn’t throw an interception for the first time since the opener and had a seasonlow six rushing attempts for 51 yards. He was taken out in the third quarter.

SMU 40, No. 20 TCU 33, OT FORT WORTH, Texas — J.J. McDermott threw a 19yard touchdown pass to Jeremy Johnson in overtime and SMU recovered from a fourth-quarter comeback for an upset. The loss ended a schoolrecord 22-game home winning streak for the Horned Frogs (3-2). No. 21 Geo. Tech 45, NC State 35 RALEIGH, N.C. — Orwin Smith rushed for three touchdowns and Georgia Tech extend its best start in more than 20 years. Smith finished with 74 yards and scored on runs of 13, 9 and 3 yards to help the Yellow Jackets (5-0, 2-0 ACC) open with five wins for the first time since their national championship season in 1990. No. 22 WVU 55, Bowling Green 10 MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Freshman Dustin Garrison rushed for 291 yards and two touchdowns to lead West Virginia. West Virginia’s Geno Smith continued his solid season by throwing for three scores. But for the first time, the Mountaineers (4-1) found balance in their offense. No. 24 Illinois 38, Northwestern 35 CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase scored a 1-yard touchdown with 13 seconds left to lead Illinois to a comeback win. The sophomore threw for a career-high 391 yards and three touchdowns for the Illini (5-0, 1-0). All three TD passes went to A.J. Jenkins, who had 12 catches for a school-record 268 yards.



Sunday, October 2, 2011

BASEBALL Postseason Baseball Glance All Times EDT DIVISION SERIES (Best-of-5; x-if necessary) All games televised by TBS American League NewYork vs. Detroit Friday, Sept. 30: Detroit 1, New York 1, 1½ innings, suspended, rain Saturday, Oct.1:Detroit (Fister 11-13) at NewYork (Nova 16-4), 8:37 p.m., comp. of susp. game Sunday, Oct. 2: Detroit (Scherzer 15-9) at New York (Garcia 12-8), 3:07 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3: New York (Sabathia 198) at Detroit (Verlander 24-5), 8:37 p.m. x-Tuesday, Oct. 4: New York (TBA) at Detroit (Porcello 14-9), TBA x-Thursday, Oct. 6: Detroit at New York, TBA Texas vs.Tampa Bay Friday, Sept. 30: Tampa Bay 9, Texas 0 Saturday, Oct. 1: Texas 8, Tampa Bay 6 Monday, Oct. 3: Texas (Lewis 14-10) at Tampa Bay (Price 12-13), 5:07 p.m. x-Tuesday, Oct. 4: Texas at Tampa Bay, TBA x-Thursday, Oct. 6:Tampa Bay at Texas, TBA National League Philadelphia vs. St. Louis Saturday, Oct. 1: Philadelphia 11, St. Louis 6. Sunday, Oct. 2: St. Louis (J.Garcia 13-7) at Philadelphia (Cl.Lee 17-8), 8:07 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4: Philadelphia at St. Louis, TBA x-Wednesday, Oct. 5: Philadelphia at St. Louis, TBA x-Friday, Oct. 7: St. Louis at Philadelphia, TBA Arizona vs. Milwaukee Saturday, Oct. 1: Milwaukee 4, Arizona 1 Sunday, Oct. 2: Arizona (D.Hudson 1612) at Milwaukee (Marcum 13-7), 4:37 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4: Milwaukee at Arizona, TBA x-Wednesday, Oct. 5: Milwaukee at Arizona, TBA x-Friday, Oct. 7: Arizona at Milwaukee, TBA LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) American League All games televised by Fox Saturday, Oct. 8:Tampa Bay-Texas winner at New York OR Detroit at Texas OR Tampa Bay at Detroit Sunday, Oct. 9: Tampa Bay-Texas winner at New York OR Detroit at Texas OR Tampa Bay at Detroit Tuesday, Oct. 11: New York at Tampa Bay-Texas winner OR Texas at Detroit OR Detroit at Tampa Bay Wednesday, Oct.12:NewYork atTampa Bay-Texas winner OR Texas at Detroit OR Detroit at Tampa Bay x-Thursday, Oct. 13: NewYork at Tampa Bay-Texas winner OR Texas at Detroit OR Detroit at Tampa Bay x-Saturday, Oct. 15: Tampa Bay-Texas winner at New York OR Detroit at Texas OR Tampa Bay at Detroit x-Sunday, Oct. 16: Tampa Bay-Texas winner at New York OR Detroit at Texas OR Tampa Bay at Detroit National League All games televised by TBS Sunday, Oct. 9: Arizona-Milwaukee winner at Philadelphia OR St. Louis at Arizona-Milwaukee winner Monday, Oct. 10: Arizona-Milwaukee winner at Philadelphia OR St. Louis Arizona-Milwaukee winner Wednesday, Oct. 12: Philadelphia at Arizona-Milwaukee winner OR ArizonaMilwaukee winner at St. Louis Thursday, Oct. 13: Philadelphia at Arizona-Milwaukee winner OR ArizonaMilwaukee winner at St. Louis x-Friday, Oct. 14: Philadelphia at Arizona-Milwaukee winner OR ArizonaMilwaukee winner at St. Louis x-Sunday, Oct. 16: Arizona-Milwaukee winner at Philadelphia OR St. Louis at Arizona-Milwaukee winner x-Monday, Oct. 17: Arizona-Milwaukee winner at Philadelphia OR St. Louis at Arizona-Milwaukee winner WORLD SERIES (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) All games televised by Fox Wednesday, Oct. 19 at National League Thursday, Oct. 20 at National League Saturday, Oct. 22 at American League Sunday, Oct. 23 at American League x-Monday, Oct. 24 at American League x-Wednesday, Oct. 26 at National League x-Thursday, Oct. 27 at National League Saturday's Major League Linescores AMERICAN LEAGUE Tampa Bay . .100 200 300—6 9 0 Texas . . . . . . .000 502 01x—8 10 1 Shields, McGee (6), J.Cruz (6), B.Gomes (7), Jo.Peralta (8) and Shoppach, Jaso; D.Holland, Ogando (6), Uehara (7), D.Oliver (7), M.Adams (8), Feliz (9) and Napoli. W_D.Holland 1-0. L_Shields 0-1. Sv_Feliz (1). HRs_Tampa Bay, Joyce (1), Longoria (1). Texas, Moreland (1). NATIONAL LEAGUE Arizona . . . . .000 000 010—1 4 0 Milwaukee . .000 101 20x—4 8 0 I.Kennedy, Ziegler (7), Shaw (8) and M.Montero; Gallardo, Axford (9) and Lucroy. W_Gallardo 1-0. L_I.Kennedy 0-1. Sv_Axford (1). HRs_Arizona, R.Roberts (1). Milwaukee, Fielder (1). St. Louis . . . .300 000 003—6 7 1 Philadelphia .000 10532x—11 14 0 Lohse, Dotel (6), Rzepczynski (7), M.Boggs (7), Rhodes (8) and Y.Molina; Halladay, Stutes (9), Madson (9) and Ruiz. W_Halladay 1-0. L_Lohse 0-1. HRs_St. Louis, Berkman (1). Philadelphia, Howard (1), Ibanez (1).

FOOTBALL National Football League All Times EDT AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pct Buffalo 3 0 0 1.000 New England 2 1 0 .667 N.Y. Jets 2 1 0 .667 Miami 0 3 0 .000 South W L T Pct Houston 2 1 0 .667 Tennessee 2 1 0 .667 Jacksonville 1 2 0 .333 Indianapolis 0 3 0 .000 North W L T Pct Baltimore 2 1 0 .667 Cleveland 2 1 0 .667 Pittsburgh 2 1 0 .667 Cincinnati 1 2 0 .333 West W L T Pct Oakland 2 1 0 .667 San Diego 2 1 0 .667

PF 113 104 83 53

PA 73 79 61 78

PF 90 57 29 46

PA 60 43 62 84

PF 85 61 54 57

PA 40 62 55 54

PF PA 92 82 65 69

1 2 0 .333 58 62 Denver 0 3 0 .000 27 109 Kansas City NATIONAL CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA Dallas 2 1 0 .667 69 67 2 1 0 .667 66 53 Washington 2 1 0 .667 71 60 N.Y. Giants Philadelphia 1 2 0 .333 78 77 South W L T Pct PF PA Tampa Bay 2 1 0 .667 60 60 New Orleans 2 1 0 .667 104 88 1 2 0 .333 60 68 Carolina 1 2 0 .333 60 77 Atlanta North W L T Pct PF PA 3 0 0 1.000 99 74 Green Bay Detroit 3 0 0 1.000 101 46 Chicago 1 2 0 .333 60 69 Minnesota 0 3 0 .000 60 74 West W L T Pct PF PA San Francisco 2 1 0 .667 70 52 1 2 0 .333 30 67 Seattle Arizona 1 2 0 .333 59 56 St. Louis 0 3 0 .000 36 96 Sunday's Games New Orleans 40, Houston 33 Tennessee 17, Denver 14 Detroit 26, Minnesota 23, OT San Francisco 13, Cincinnati 8 Buffalo 34, New England 31 N.Y. Giants 29, Philadelphia 16 Cleveland 17, Miami 16 Carolina 16, Jacksonville 10 San Diego 20, Kansas City 17 Oakland 34, N.Y. Jets 24 Baltimore 37, St. Louis 7 Seattle 13, Arizona 10 Green Bay 27, Chicago 17 Tampa Bay 16, Atlanta 13 Pittsburgh 23, Indianapolis 20 Monday's Game Dallas 18, Washington 16 Sunday, Oct. 2 Detroit at Dallas, 1 p.m. Washington at St. Louis, 1 p.m. Minnesota at Kansas City, 1 p.m. Carolina at Chicago, 1 p.m. Pittsburgh at Houston, 1 p.m. New Orleans at Jacksonville, 1 p.m. San Francisco at Philadelphia, 1 p.m. Tennessee at Cleveland, 1 p.m. Buffalo at Cincinnati, 1 p.m. N.Y. Giants at Arizona, 4:05 p.m. Atlanta at Seattle, 4:05 p.m. Miami at San Diego, 4:15 p.m. New England at Oakland, 4:15 p.m. Denver at Green Bay, 4:15 p.m. N.Y. Jets at Baltimore, 8:20 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3 Indianapolis at Tampa Bay, 8:30 p.m. College Football Scores EAST Air Force 35, Navy 34, OT Albany (NY) 41, St. Francis (Pa.) 20 Amherst 20, Bowdoin 2 Army 45, Tulane 6 Bloomsburg 32, East Stroudsburg 20 Bluffton 23, Earlham 6 Brown 35, Rhode Island 21 Bucknell 35, Georgetown 18 CW Post 34, West Chester 23 Colgate 38, Fordham 14 Cornell 31, Wagner 7 Delaware Valley 58, Stevenson 13 Duquesne 31, Bryant 28 Framingham St. 26, Mass. Maritime 0 Hamilton 7, Wesley 6 Harvard 31, Lafayette 3 Hobart 23, St. Lawrence 0 Indiana (Pa.) 19, Edinboro 0 Jacksonville 21, Marist 9 Johns Hopkins 34, Juniata 0 Lehigh 37, Yale 7 Lycoming 35, Albright 13 Maine 31, Delaware 17 Montclair St. 20, Brockport 13 Muhlenberg 30, Susquehanna 14 New Hampshire 39, Holy Cross 32 Penn 22, Dartmouth 20 Princeton 24, Columbia 21 RPI 28, Rochester 24 Robert Morris 23, Monmouth (NJ) 20 Rowan 51, W. Connecticut 14 Rutgers 19, Syracuse 16, 2OT Sacred Heart 37, CCSU 24 Salisbury 70, Utica 45 Springfield 41, Merchant Marines 21 St. John Fisher 17, Alfred 3 Toledo 36, Temple 13 Union (NY) 34, WPI 31 W. Michigan 38, UConn 31 Wake Forest 27, Boston College 19 Washington & Jefferson 20, Westminster (Pa.) 16 West Virginia 55, Bowling Green 10 Widener 70, King’s (Pa.) 0 William & Mary 20, Villanova 16 MIDWEST Adrian 26, Trine 7 Albion 36, Kalamazoo 26 Ashland 6, Northwood (Mich.) 3 Augsburg 35, Carleton 14 Augustana (SD) 37, Concordia (St.P.) 13 Baldwin-Wallace 17, Marietta 7 Bemidji St. 48, Upper Iowa 7 Benedictine (Ill.) 43, Concordia (Ill.) 21 Black Hills St. 38, Minot St. 21 Butler 29, Dayton 27 Carnegie-Mellon 24, Hiram 7 Carroll (Wis.) 45, Lake Forest 34 Case Reserve 17, Allegheny 10 Cent. Michigan 48, N. Illinois 41 Cent. Missouri 42, Arkansas Tech 16 Central 38, Coe 35 Chicago 21, Ohio Wesleyan 10 Cincinnati 27, Miami (Ohio) 0 Concordia (Moor.) 37, Gustavus 20 Concordia (Wis.) 46, Rockford 14 Denison 27, Wooster 13 Drake 31, Campbell 14 Dubuque 42, Simpson (Iowa) 21 E. Michigan 31, Akron 23 Eureka 22, Westminster (Mo.) 18 Ferris St. 38, Lake Erie 14 Greenville 50, Crown (Minn.) 12 Grinnell 28, Beloit 21 Hope 38, Alma 15 Illinois 38, Northwestern 35 Illinois College 54, Lawrence 44 Indianapolis 45, Findlay 28 Kansas St. 36, Baylor 35 Lakeland 19, Aurora 18 Luther 20, Loras 13 Macalester 17, Hamline 0 Malone 27, Concordia (Mich.) 0 Mary 31, Minn.-Crookston 0 Michigan 58, Minnesota 0 Michigan St. 10, Ohio St. 7 Michigan Tech 35, Ohio Dominican 13 Minn. St.-Mankato 24, Winona St. 14 Monmouth (Ill.) 10, St. Norbert 3 Morehead St. 38, Valparaiso 14 Mount Union 14, Ohio Northern 6 N. Dakota St. 20, Illinois St. 10 N. Iowa 42, Missouri St. 7 North Central 24, Carthage 0 Northwestern (Minn.) 45, Minn.-Morris 13 Ohio 17, Kent St. 10 Penn St. 16, Indiana 10 Presentation 28, Martin Luther 6 Ripon 26, Knox 20 Rose-Hulman 26, Manchester 20 SE Missouri 37, E. Illinois 30 South Dakota 30, Lindenwood 0 St. Cloud St. 27, Northern St. (SD) 14 St. Olaf 30, Bethel (Minn.) 28


SPORTS ON TV TODAY AUTO RACING Noon VERSUS — IRL, Indy Lights, at Sparta, Ky. 2 p.m. ESPN — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, AAA 400, at Dover, Del. VERSUS — IRL, IndyCar, Kentucky Indy 300, at Sparta, Ky. 7 p.m. ESPN2 — NHRA, Uni-Select Auto Plus Nationals, at Reading, Pa. (same-day tape) GOLF 7:30 a.m. TGC — European PGA Tour, Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, final round, at St. Andrews, Scotland 4 p.m. TGC — PGA Tour, Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, final round, at Las Vegas 7:30 p.m. TGC — Champions Tour, SAS Championship, final round, at Cary, N.C. (same-day tape) MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 5 p.m. TBS — Playoffs, National League Division Series, game 2, teams TBD 8:30 p.m. TBS — Playoffs, National League Division Series, game 2, teams TBD MOTORSPORTS 3 p.m. SPEED — FIM World Superbike, at Magny-Cours, France (same-day tape) NFL FOOTBALL 1 p.m. CBS — Regional coverage, doubleheader FOX — Regional coverage 4 p.m. FOX — Regional coverage 4:15 p.m. CBS — Regional coverage, doubleheader game 8 p.m. NBC — N.Y. Jets at Baltimore SOCCER 2 p.m. FOX — Premier League, Arsenal at Tottenham (airs at 4:30 p.m. in early NFL markets) WNBA BASKETBALL 4:30 p.m. ESPN2 — Playoffs, finals, game 1, teams TBD St. Scholastica 49, Mac Murray 6 St. Thomas (Minn.) 63, St. John’s (Minn.) 7 St. Xavier 42, St. Francis (Ind.) 31 Taylor 41, Quincy 17 Texas Tech 45, Kansas 34 Valley City St. 21, Jamestown 10 W. Illinois 27, S. Illinois 21 Wartburg 28, Cornell (Iowa) 0 Washburn 31, Emporia St. 17 Wayne (Mich.) 30, N. Michigan 28 Wayne (Neb.) 52, SW Minnesota St. 29 Wis. Lutheran 61, Maranatha Baptist 0 Wis.-Eau Claire 24, Wis.-Stout 10 Wis.-LaCrosse 31, Wis.-Stevens Pt. 28 Wis.-River Falls 42, Wis.-Oshkosh 7 Wis.-Whitewater 34, Wis.-Platteville 14 Wittenberg 41, Oberlin 19 SOUTH Arkansas St. 26, W. Kentucky 22 Auburn 16, South Carolina 13 Clemson 23, Virginia Tech 3 Ferrum 27, Maryville (Tenn.) 3 Florida A&M 34, Delaware St. 7 Furman 47, W. Carolina 21 Gallaudet 48, Anna Maria 40, OT Georgetown (Ky.) 24, Kentucky Christian 13 Georgia 24, Mississippi St. 10 Georgia Southern 41, Elon 14 Georgia Tech 45, NC State 35 Hampden-Sydney 31, Catholic 17 James Madison 31, Richmond 7 LSU 35, Kentucky 7 Lamar 48, SE Louisiana 38 Mars Hill 23, Newberry 21 Marshall 17, Louisville 13 Maryland 28, Towson 3 Miami 45, Bethune-Cookman 14 Miles 20, Benedict 14, OT Millsaps 21, Sewanee 20 NC A&T 24, Morgan St. 3 Norfolk St. 17, SC State 14 Pikeville 37, Campbellsville 30 Rhodes 31, LaGrange 24 Samford 41, Gardner-Webb 14 Shaw 54, Livingstone 0 Southern U. 28, MVSU 21 Stillman 28, Lane 17 Tennessee 41, Buffalo 10 The Citadel 28, Chattanooga 27 Tuskegee 18, Fort Valley St. 15 Union (Ky.) 24, Cumberlands 19 Virginia 21, Idaho 20, OT Washington & Lee 63, Guilford 0 Wingate 33, Carson-Newman 21 Wofford 28, Appalachian St. 14 SOUTHWEST Arkansas 42, Texas A&M 38 SMU 40, TCU 33, OT FAR WEST Boise St. 30, Nevada 10 E. Washington 27, Weber St. 21 Montana 55, N. Colorado 28 Montana St. 31, Sacramento St. 21 North Dakota 26, S. Utah 20 Portland St. 42, Idaho St. 35 Rocky Mountain 51, E. Oregon 17 San Diego 42, Davidson 0 San Jose St. 38, Colorado St. 31 Southern Cal 48, Arizona 41 Washington St. 31, Colorado 27 Ohio High School Football Saturday’s Scores Akr. Buchtel 20, Akr. Ellet 13 Can. Cent. Cath. 54, Hudson WRA 14 Cle. Cent. Cath. 14, Cle.VASJ 6 Cle. E.Tech 28, Cle. Collinwood 0 Cle. Hts. 21, Shaker Hts. 7 Cle. JFK 26, Cle. Hay 7 Cle. St. Ignatius 24, Cle. Glenville 6 Cols. Crusaders 46, Cin. College Prep. 22 Cuyahoga Falls Walsh Jesuit 45, Canisius, N.Y. 27 Garfield Hts. Trinity 28, Gates Mills Gilmour 6 Strasburg-Franklin 42, Tuscarawas Cent. Cath. 7

SOCCER Major League Soccer At A Glance All Times EDT EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts Sporting K.C. 11 9 11 44 Philadelphia 10 7 13 43 Houston 10 9 13 43 Columbus 11 12 8 41 New York 8 7 16 40 D.C. 9 9 11 38 Chicago 7 8 16 37 Toronto FC 6 13 13 31 New England 5 14 12 27 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts x-Los Angeles 17 3 10 61 x-Seattle 16 6 9 57 x-Real Salt Lake15 9 6 51 FC Dallas 13 10 7 46

GF 46 40 40 36 47 45 40 33 35

GA 39 33 40 40 42 44 40 56 51

GF 44 51 42 36

GA 22 33 30 33

10 9 12 42 41 40 Colorado 10 13 7 37 37 44 Portland Chivas USA 8 12 11 35 39 38 6 11 13 31 32 39 San Jose Vancouver 4 15 10 22 29 49 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. x- clinched playoff berth Wednesday's Games Sporting Kansas City 2, Columbus 1 Chicago 3, Real Salt Lake 0 Thursday's Games Philadelphia 3, D.C. United 2 Saturday's Games Houston 1, Chicago 1, tie Toronto FC 1, New York 1, tie Seattle FC 2, New England 1 FC Dallas at Colorado, 9 p.m. Sporting Kansas City at San Jose, 10:30 p.m. Real Salt Lake at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m. Sunday's Games D.C. United at Columbus, 4 p.m. Portland at Vancouver, 4:30 p.m. Philadelphia at Chivas USA, 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4 Los Angeles at New York, 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6 Real Salt Lake at Vancouver, 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8 San Jose at New England, 7:30 p.m. Philadelphia at Seattle FC, 10 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12 FC Dallas at Chicago, 8:30 p.m. D.C. United at Vancouver, 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14 Real Salt Lake at Colorado, 10:30 p.m. Houston at Portland, 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15 New York at Sporting Kansas City, 4 p.m. Toronto FC at Philadelphia, 4 p.m. Chicago at D.C. United, 7:30 p.m. Columbus at New England, 7:30 p.m. Vancouver at FC Dallas, 8:30 p.m. San Jose at Seattle FC, 10:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16 Chivas USA at Los Angeles, 9 p.m.

BASKETBALL WNBA Playoff Glance All Times EDT CHAMPIONSHIP Sunday, Oct. 2: Indiana-Atlanta winner at Minnesota, 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct.5: Indiana-Atlanta winner at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7: Minnesota at IndianaAtlanta winner, 8 p.m. x-Sunday, Oct. 9: Minnesota at IndianaAtlanta winner, 4 p.m. x-Wednesday, Oct. 12: Indiana-Atlanta winner at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

AUTO RACING NASCAR-Sprint Cup-AAA 400 Lineup After Saturday qualifying; race Sunday At Dover International Speedway Dover, Del. Lap length: 1 miles (Car number in parentheses) 1. (56) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 159.004. 2. (22) Kurt Busch, Dodge, 158.983. 3. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 158.667. 4. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 158.555. 5. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 158.548. 6. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 158.507. 7. (43) A J Allmendinger, Ford, 158.43. 8. (47) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, 158.325. 9. (4) Kasey Kahne, Toyota, 158.284. 10. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 158.165. 11. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 157.888. 12. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 157.715. 13. (31) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 157.694. 14. (00) David Reutimann, Toyota, 157.68. 15. (2) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 157.673. 16. (78) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 157.673. 17.(5) Mark Martin, Chevrolet, 157.556. 18. (17) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 157.501. 19. (6) David Ragan, Ford, 157.439. 20. (39) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 157.356. 21. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 157.198. 22. (29) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 157.171. 23. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 157.041. 24. (42) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 156.965.

MIAMI VALLEY SUNDAY NEWS • WWW.TROYDAILYNEWS.COM 25. (51) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 156.822. 26. (37) Josh Wise, Ford, 156.794. 27. (33) Clint Bowyer, Chevrolet, 156.767. 28. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 156.76. 29. (46) Scott Speed, Ford, 156.488. 30. (83) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 156.433. 31. (30) David Stremme, Chevrolet, 156.25. 32. (55) Travis Kvapil, Ford, 156.23. 33. (20) Joey Logano, Toyota, 156.06. 34. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 155.966. 35. (66) Michael McDowell, Toyota, 155.864. 36. (34) David Gilliland, Ford, 155.709. 37. (71) Andy Lally, Ford, 155.629. 38. (7) Reed Sorenson, Dodge, 155.602. 39. (13) Casey Mears, Toyota, 155.454. 40. (32) Mike Bliss, Ford, 155.373. 41. (36) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, 154.992. 42. (87) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, 154.752. 43. (38) J.J.Yeley, Ford, 154.686. Failed to Qualify 44. (60) Mike Skinner, Toyota, 153.82. NASCAR Nationwide-OneMain Financial 200 Results Saturday At Dover International Speedway Dover, Del. Lap length: 1 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (2) Carl Edwards, Ford, 200 laps, 150 rating, 0 points, $49,775. 2. (8) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 200, 119.5, 0, $26,075. 3. (4) Clint Bowyer, Chevrolet, 200, 124, 0, $22,250. 4. (7) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 200, 111.9, 0, $17,900. 5. (6) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 200, 109.4, 39, $25,718. 6. (9) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 200, 103.6, 38, $21,918. 7. (19) Reed Sorenson, Chevrolet, 200, 92.5, 37, $23,528. 8. (5) Ryan Truex, Toyota, 200, 108.8, 36, $22,288. 9. (13) Mike Bliss, Chevrolet, 200, 87.7, 35, $24,818. 10. (14) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, 200, 94.9, 34, $21,793. 11. (11) Brian Scott, Toyota, 200, 92.8, 33, $20,268. 12. (18) Michael Annett, Toyota, 200, 78.6, 32, $20,143. 13. (3) Joey Logano, Toyota, 199, 98.6, 0, $14,025. 14. (1) Elliott Sadler, Chevrolet, 199, 95.5, 31, $23,218. 15. (16) Aric Almirola, Chevrolet, 199, 79.9, 29, $20,693. 16. (10) Kenny Wallace, Toyota, 199, 77.7, 28, $20,243. 17. (15) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 199, 77, 0, $13,225. 18. (23) Jeremy Clements, Chevrolet, 199, 70, 26, $20,393. 19. (17) Jason Leffler, Chevrolet, 198, 78.4, 25, $19,593. 20. (12) Steve Wallace, Toyota, 198, 81.7, 24, $20,268. 21. (22) Blake Koch, Dodge, 197, 70, 23, $19,493. 22. (42) Timmy Hill, Ford, 197, 51.5, 22, $19,393. 23. (31) Fain Skinner, Ford, 194, 50.1, 21, $19,718. 24. (27) Eric McClure, Chevrolet, 194, 53.1, 20, $19,268. 25. (39) Morgan Shepherd, Chevrolet, 194, 57.7, 19, $19,368. 26. (41) Derrike Cope, Dodge, 193, 47.3, 18, $19,643. 27. (37) Kevin Lepage, Chevrolet, 191, 45, 17, $19,518. 28. (36) Casey Roderick, Chevrolet, 190, 51.2, 16, $19,043. 29. (21) Mike Wallace, Chevrolet, suspension, 164, 60.6, 16, $18,968. 30. (24) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, 137, 50.8, 14, $19,218. 31. (25) Scott Riggs, Chevrolet, transmission, 128, 52.9, 13, $18,863. 32. (33) Matt Carter, Ford, electrical, 22, 42.2, 12, $12,335. 33. (40) Josh Wise, Chevrolet, engine, 21, 50.5, 11, $12,275. 34. (34) Carl Long, Ford, handling, 16, 42.1, 10, $12,240. 35. (35) Johnny Chapman, Chevrolet, rear gear, 10, 44.4, 9, $12,210. 36. (38) Mark Green, Chevrolet, overheating, 8, 43.4, 8, $12,185. 37. (26) Kelly Bires, Ford, vibration, 7, 36.4, 7, $12,165. 38. (20) Charles Lewandoski, Chevrolet, ignition, 6, 37.5, 6, $12,100. 39. (43) Chase Miller, Chevrolet, ignition, 5, 35.6, 5, $12,075. 40. (30) Tim Andrews, Chevrolet, electrical, 4, 35.1, 4, $12,020. 41. (28) Scott Wimmer, Dodge, ignition, 3, 36.7, 3, $11,990. 42. (32) T.J. Bell, Chevrolet, brakes, 3, 31.5, 0, $11,950. 43.(29) Jeff Green, Chevrolet, vibration, 1, 32.8, 1, $11,892. Race Statistics Average Speed of Race Winner: 117.321 mph. Time of Race: 1 hour, 42 minutes, 17 seconds. Margin of Victory: 0.791 seconds. Caution Flags: 4 for 22 laps. Lead Changes: 7 among 4 drivers. Top 10 in Points: 1. R.Stenhouse Jr., 1,025; 2. E.Sadler, 1,003; 3. R.Sorenson, 976; 4. A.Almirola, 951; 5. J.Allgaier, 939; 6. J.Leffler, 884; 7. K.Wallace, 841; 8. S.Wallace, 815; 9. B.Scott, 811; 10. M.Annett, 804. NASCAR Driver Rating Formula A maximum of 150 points can be attained in a race. The formula combines the following categories: Wins, Finishes, Top-15 Finishes, Average Running Position While on Lead Lap, Average Speed Under Green, Fastest Lap, Led Most Laps, Lead-Lap Finish.

GOLF PGA-Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open Scores Saturday At TPC Summerlin Las Vegas Purse: $4.4 million Yardage: 7,243; Par: 71 Third Round Nick Watney..................65-67-64—196 Kevin Na........................67-63-66—196 Robert Garrigus............66-68-63—197 Kris Blanks....................66-65-66—197 Tommy Gainey..............67-67-64—198 Paul Goydos .................66-66-66—198 Tim Herron....................65-66-67—198 Roland Thatcher...........68-68-63—199 Spencer Levin...............68-67-64—199 Carl Pettersson.............66-67-66—199 Jhonattan Vegas...........63-67-69—199 William McGirt ..............63-69-68—200 Brendan Steele.............66-65-69—200 Rod Pampling ...............65-70-66—201

David Duval...................66-71-64—201 Harrison Frazar.............65-69-67—201 Bryce Molder ................68-66-67—201 Joe Ogilvie ....................68-66-67—201 Garrett Willis..................65-68-68—201 Nick O'Hern...................71-67-63—201 Kevin Streelman ...........66-66-69—201 David Hearn..................69-67-66—202 Steven Bowditch...........67-69-66—202 Bill Lunde ......................70-66-66—202 Alex Prugh ....................67-68-67—202 Martin Laird...................70-66-66—202 Bobby Gates.................68-67-67—202 Ben Crane.....................67-67-68—202 Vaughn Taylor ...............65-69-68—202 Kyle Stanley ..................69-64-69—202 Billy Horschel................66-66-70—202 Scott Piercy...................67-65-70—202 Charlie Wi......................64-66-72—202 Kevin Kisner..................70-66-67—203 Jason Bohn...................70-66-67—203 Nathan Green...............64-72-67—203 Trevor Immelman..........67-67-69—203 Brian Gay......................67-67-69—203 Woody Austin................68-69-66—203 Boo Weekley.................67-65-71—203 Kevin Stadler.................68-70-65—203 Stephen Ames..............71-67-65—203 Bob Estes......................66-70-68—204 Blake Adams ................65-70-69—204 Derek Lamely ...............65-71-68—204 Michael Bradley............69-66-69—204 Tag Ridings ...................69-68-67—204 Jonathan Byrd ..............71-66-67—204 Chad Campbell.............71-67-66—204 Hunter Haas..................71-61-72—204 Greg Chalmers.............68-68-69—205 Arjun Atwal....................66-70-69—205 Josh Teater....................71-64-70—205 D.J. Brigman..................67-66-72—205 Billy Mayfair...................67-70-68—205 Kevin Chappell..............69-67-70—206 Joseph Bramlett............70-66-70—206 Scott McCarron ............71-65-70—206 Steve Flesch .................65-70-71—206 Briny Baird ....................68-69-69—206 Rocco Mediate .............67-71-68—206 Tim Petrovic ..................67-70-70—207 Charley Hoffman ..........71-66-70—207 Ben Curtis.....................69-68-70—207 Aron Price .....................68-70-69—207 Steve Elkington.............67-69-72—208 Ricky Barnes ................70-68-70—208 Will Strickler ..................66-70-73—209 Nate Smith....................67-68-74—209 Cameron Beckman ......72-64-73—209 Cameron Tringale .........66-71-72—209 Cameron Percy.............68-69-72—209 John Merrick .................67-71-71—209 Paul Stankowski ...........67-71-71—209 Champions Tour-SAS Championship Scores Saturday At Prestonwood Country Club Cary, N.C. Purse: $2.1 million Yardage: 7,212; Par 72 Second Round John Huston.......................69-66—135 Kenny Perry........................66-69—135 Nick Price ...........................66-69—135 Jeff Sluman ........................67-69—136 Russ Cochran ....................66-71—137 Olin Browne........................68-70—138 Bobby Clampett .................69-69—138 Tommy Armour III ..............71-68—139 Bob Gilder ..........................69-70—139 Fred Couples......................68-71—139 Rod Spittle..........................67-72—139 Corey Pavin........................65-74—139 Chien Soon Lu...................72-68—140 Tom Lehman ......................69-71—140 Steve Jones........................68-72—140 Jay Don Blake....................68-72—140 Peter Senior........................67-73—140 J.L. Lewis............................67-73—140 Brad Faxon.........................72-69—141 Tom Kite..............................72-69—141 Eduardo Romero ...............73-68—141 Hal Sutton...........................68-73—141 D.A. Weibring......................72-70—142 David Frost .........................70-72—142 Craig Stadler ......................70-72—142 Ronnie Black......................69-73—142 Chip Beck...........................69-73—142 Larry Nelson.......................72-71—143 Ted Schulz..........................70-73—143 Dan Forsman .....................70-73—143 Mark Calcavecchia ............73-70—143 John Harris.........................72-72—144 Joe Ozaki ...........................72-72—144 Lonnie Nielsen ...................73-71—144 Bobby Wadkins ..................69-75—144 Loren Roberts....................74-70—144 Phil Blackmar .....................75-69—144 Gary Hallberg.....................66-78—144 Tom Purtzer........................71-74—145 Mark Brooks.......................71-74—145 Larry Mize...........................72-73—145 Scott Hoch..........................70-75—145 Dana Quigley .....................70-75—145 Joey Sindelar......................70-75—145 Scott Simpson....................69-76—145 Tim Simpson......................70-76—146 Morris Hatalsky ..................69-77—146 Curtis Strange....................76-70—146 Gary Koch ..........................72-75—147 Vicente Fernandez.............72-75—147 Steve Lowery......................71-76—147 Mark Wiebe........................71-76—147 Wayne Levi.........................71-76—147 Fulton Allem .......................70-77—147 Bruce Fleisher....................74-73—147 Keith Fergus .......................74-73—147 Bill Glasson ........................75-72—147 David Peoples ....................76-71—147 Bob Tway ............................78-69—147 Tom Jenkins .......................72-76—148 Hale Irwin............................72-76—148 Jim Rutledge ......................72-76—148 John Cook..........................75-73—148 Jim Gallagher, Jr. ...............73-76—149 Jim Thorpe .........................73-76—149 Fuzzy Zoeller......................74-75—149 Dave Rummells..................74-75—149 Mark McNulty.....................77-72—149 Bernhard Langer................73-77—150 Peter Jacobsen ..................74-76—150 Mike Goodes......................77-73—150 Joe Daley............................72-80—152 Steve Pate ..........................76-76—152 Mike Reid............................73-80—153 Doug Tewell ........................75-78—153 Gil Morgan..........................78-75—153 Ben Crenshaw ...................78-76—154 Troy Country Club Nimer Invitational Sept. 24 Open Division Low Gross 1. Ken Burns ......................................71 2. Jeff Goodall....................................75 3. Liebert Danielson...........................76 4. Zach Allen ......................................76 Open Division Low Net Bankers’ Handicap 1. Robb Howell...................................58 2. Ron Stenger...................................59 Senior Division Low Gross 1. Jim Hoover.....................................81 1. Bob Graves ....................................81 Senior Division Low Net Bankers’ Handicap 1. Alan Boerger..................................59 1. Gary Bryant....................................59 Ladies Division Low Gross 1. Jan Wilkins .....................................83 Ladies Division Low Net Bankers’ Handicap 1. Susan Jackson...............................66 2. Cam Armstrong .............................66


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Staying on track Girls on the Run use the hallways of Miami East Elementary School Wednesday to conduct a warm-up exercise.

Girls running through program that promotes self-respect, well-being

Sydney Preston writes on a board during a group activity Wednesday at Miami East Elementary School.


n a world of high expectations and pressures to be the prettiest and the best — one local group is teaching young girls to focus on themselves by looking inward and being the best they can be.


Girls on the Run of Dayton was brought to the area by local resident Angela Lewis. “I found the Girls on the Run program when my husband and I ran the New York City Marathon in 2009,” Lewis said. “I fell in love with the program and what it stood for.” The program has a total of 285 girls participating throughout the area at Kyle Elementary, Concord Elementary, Covington, four teams at Miami East, three teams at MiltonUnion, Piqua Girls Club, two teams at Edison (Dayton Neighborhood School), two teams at Emerson (Heritage Academy School,) two teams at Incarnation, Southdale (Kettering), Stingley (Centerville) and Oakwood. The program spans 12 weeks, with meetings twice a week. The girls are taught lessons in selfrespect, physical and emotional well-being and general healthy lifestyles. The program finishes at the end of the 12 weeks with the New Balance Girls on the Run 5K at 10 a.m. Nov. 19 at Welcome Stadium in Dayton. Lewis said the programs help pre-teen and teen girls learn selfrespect and prepare for life as they continue to grow. “I guess there are certain pieces that resonate with me, especially the ones on self confidence and being comfortable with who you are,” Lewis said. “It’s funny because as an adult, I’m learning, too. I look back and see how afraid I was to be myself and it just spirals when you try to be someone else. It takes you down the wrong path and for me to see these girls being excited about being who they are is just wonderful.” Following the lessons, running and other forms of exercise are incorporated into the meetings. “When it comes to the running, we are not out to create a generation of track stars,” Lewis said. “I just want the girls to see the importance of being healthy.” Locally, Girls on the Run has taken off and girls can be seen through-

A Girls on the Run group practice and recognize emotions during a lesson coached by Erin Gutman at Miami East.

Staff photos/ Anthony Weber

MIAMI COUNTY out school hallways after the bell rings, learning weekly lessons and running together. Miami East first-grade teacher Ashley Demmit said she started the program at East last year and it has attracted more attention since then. “I was at a book signing for Kristin Armstrong and after it I decided to contact Angela to get the program here,” Demmit said. “We started out with 11 girls and it grew to 48 in two days.” She said the school has about the same amount of girls divided within four teams throughout the school. “We have three Girls on the Run groups then a Girls on Track, which is still Girls on the Run, but the curriculum is designed toward teenage girls,” she said. Demmit said she can see a difference in the students who participate in the program throughout the day in the hallways and in class. “You can see it everyday in the hallway in their attitude,” Demmit said. “They are proud of them-

their future. “The hope is they will carry the skill and character lessons into their adult life,” Demmit said. “The idea of making good choices about their bodies and physical and emotional well being. We teach them to be beautiful in their own skin and about making decisions that are right for them.” In addition to making a difference in the girls’ lives, Demmit said the effects of the program are going beyond the hallLaDonna Mays, bottom right, conducts a warm-up activity with participants of Girls ways. on the Run Wednesday at Miami East Elementary School. “I think it’s been great for our community, too,” selves.” Demmit said. “The parents With a group of returncannot say enough about ing members, Demmit said it.” the program is building up Sixth grade student and is gaining new memMeredith Richters is in bers each year with the her second year with Girls leadership of those who on the Run and she said return. she is having a blast being “They are just as excitpart of the group. ed as they were last year,” “I decided to do Girls Demmit said. “Those girls on the Run because I start becoming the role wanted to learn about models.” what can make you a betShe said the hope that ter person and to make herself, the volunteers and friends,” Richters said. the coaches all share is She said one lesson the that the lessons they teach Miami East Elementary School sixth grade student the girls over the 12 weeks Meredith Richters, left, and parent Terra Barnthouse • See RUN on B2 skip around the playground Wednesday. stick will carry over into

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It’s absolutely autumn in the month of October October. The month’s name is pumpkin-round on the tongue and synonymous with the season. Or at least what many would consider the best part of autumn. It is certainly the month that encompasses those images most of us conjure up in our mind’s eye when we imagine autumn. Burnished goldenrod meadows and patchwork woodlands with their bright colored leaves. Vees of calling Canada geese cleaving a cerulean sky. Jugs of sweet-tart apple cider, freshpressed, pale-orange, sitting on a rural roadside table. Archedback black cats and glowing jack-o’-lanterns. And if we’re old enough, rows of teepee shocked cornstalks standing tall in a ragged field. October is autumn. The season in essence, and arguably the most photogenic month of the year — at least from a calendar-designer’s perspective. No art director ever has a difficult search when it comes to finding a wealth of eye-catching images for his 10th-month page. Regarding calendars, if we

purple-prose adjectives the old Hollywood copywriters used to regularly work into their pitch. But October is also foggy dawns and the diamond-sparkle of a dewy spider web along the fence. It’s a rural pond gleaming silver with low-hanging mist. A country road where scarlet maples compete with yellow poplars, woodbine flames as it curls up the sagging timberwork of a tumbledown barn, and nearby banks wear the royal purple jewels of New England asters. October days offer this year’s last glimpse of warblers and rubythroats; it’s nights bring the final times we’ll hear the repetitious songs of katydids and crickets. What winds up must always eventually wind down — and the rule is no different for months. October is gala — but it’s also the noisy banquet before the long silence. Does this sound bittersweet? I hope not. That’s not my intention … for I adore October, front to back, the whole kit and caboodle — all 31 delightful days. I only wish it would hang around twice as long. October is autumn absolutely.

• Continued from B1 program taught her has been valuable in her daily life at school. “We have learned about bullying and how to deal with it,” Richters said. “I’ve taken the lessons from bullying and used it this year.” Following her first year, Richters said she wanted to come back because of how much fun she had in the program the first year. “I came back because it was fun and I had a lot of support from my friends,” Richters said. “We are learning this year about nutrition and dieting and we’ve also learned about being different from everyone else.” Fifth-grade student Olivia James said she has learned a lot from the program so far and is glad she joined. “We are learning how to control your emotions and not keep your emo-


A Girls on the Run group performs crunches at the Miami East track Wednesday after school. tions in,” James said. “It’s a lot of fun and I’m glad I joined it.” She said being a part of the group is something that is important to her now.

“It makes me proud of myself when I cross the finish line,” James said. As she finished a lap around the track this week, James said she is nervous about the 5K at

the end of the season, but that it helps she is going to run it with friends. “I’m a little nervous,” James said. “It makes me feel excited and it helps

that I’m not going to be the only one I know running.” Third-grade student Lauren Wright agreed with her fellow runners and said she couldn’t wait to be part of the program. “I like to run,” Wright said. “It teaches us to be healthy and express your feelings and show other people that with kindness and happiness.” Girls on the Run is open to anyone that wants to enroll. The fee is $150 for 12 weeks and the groups meet twice a week. The fee includes all the curriculum covered over the 12 weeks, running shoes, a program shirt and the 5K shirt. While there is a fee, no student is turned away because of the inability to pay and there are scholarships available. For more information on the program and enrolling for the spring session, call (937) 430-4141.

Race 4 Grace set for Oct. 8 TROY — Race 4 Grace, a 5K run sponsored by Grace Family Worship Center and Studio 109, will be Oct. 8 beginning at 10 a.m. at the Grace Family Worship Center, 1477 S. County Road 25-A, Troy.


TROY — The Overfield Early Childhood Program is hosting its 10th annual Fall Festival for Young Children from noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 8 on the school grounds. The event will feature games and prizes, crafts at the “Overfield Workshop,” pony rides and pumpkin decorating. Tractor-pulled hayrides also will return. Live music will be provided by renowned musician Jim McCutcheon and a singalong with Overfield teacher Carla Briggs, whose voice and guitar playing have thrilled students for years. Come hungry and visit the Overfield Cafe, where for one day only, some of the area’s most popular local eateries will offer lunch, snacks and treats for children and adults. An all-day raffle also will be available offering a variety of prizes.

of day, the slant of light, the tilt and spin as our blue-green home planet follows its ancient elliptical path around the sun. Think of it as a sort of primordial cognizance — a seasonal GPS, in which our awareness is calibrated so that any experience of temperature is interwoven into the matrix of time as we make our way along the round of another year. Dawn arrives later, twilight comes sooner. Nights lengthen. By the time October ends, autumn will have given up nearly one and three-quarters hours of daylight. Still, though our days grow ever shorter, October seems to expand them by suffusing each and every minute with a wealth of delights and wonders; a seasonal feast for the senses. As one friend who’s quite theatrically minded recently put it in his best movie-preview voice: “October is nature’s dramatic extravaganza, a flamboyant pageant — epic, powerful, passionate, intoxicating!” “A swashbuckling month if ever there was one!” I agreed, getting into the mood. And so it is, along with just about every other one of those



Fall fest set at Overfield

many centuries and a doubtless fading familiarity with our vocabulary’s Greek/Latin roots — October now seems the perfect name for this first full month of autumn. October always comes across as a dominant month. Confident, in charge of its own surroundings. I say this because when October rolls around Jim McGuire there’s no mistaking the seasonTroy Daily News Columnist al change that’s everywhere afoot — starting with the weather. go back to October’s historic September and October are beginning in the old Roman cal- as different, weather-wise, as … endar, its name was originally well, as summer and fall. And appended to the eighth month. yes, I haven’t forgotten that Which makes logical sense autumn officially began in when we remember that “octo” September, nor that likely as is Greek for “eight.” not, sometime in October we’ll Later, the Julian calendar experience that warm interlude came along and added two addi- we call Indian Summer. tional months to the list — The fact remains that come January and February — and October, even on days when the poor October got pushed forward thermometer reads identical to into the 10th slot. Then, when a day in August or July — it the Julian calendar was nevertheless feels like autumn. I superceded by the Gregorian can’t explain it scientifically, but calendar in 1582, October kept I know it absolutely. this out-of-place spot — a linIn spite of our modern trapguistic peculiarity for generapings, we humans are creatures tions yet to come. still fundamentally attuned in But paradoxically — and pos- some near-mystical way to the sibly thanks to the magic of rhythms of earth — the length

A half-mile fun run for children also will be available. Registration is a minimum $20 donation, and will come with a medal while supplies last. A $5 minimum donation also

will be asked for the fun run for those 12 and younger. Register online at Check in and registration will be between 8:309 a.m. Same-day registration will be $25.



Sunday, October 2, 2011


Some parents try early potty training PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Cen Campbell travels unusually light for a mom with a young child. No wet wipes. No changing pad. No disposable diapers. The extra baggage isn’t necessary because when Campbell’s toddler Jude needs to go to the bathroom, she brings him to the toilet. They’ve been doing this with mixed success since he was just 12 days old. “I wouldn’t want to sit in a wet diaper, so why would I make my child do it?” said Campbell. In the U.S., most new parents would count diapers among the “can’t live without” items for bringing up baby. But some are rejecting that conventional wisdom and helping their children use the toilet from the first few weeks and months of life. Fans of infant potty training, also called elimination communication or natural infant hygiene, say it’s better for the environment, more economical and a unique way to bond with their child. Most babies brought up this way, including Jude, wear diapers usually cloth as back up, but get away with using many fewer than babies who are not accustomed to using a potty or toilet from a very young age. “It seemed to make more sense, especially when I


This June 30 photo shows Cen Campbell, second from left, with her son Jude Chisan, 1, left, and Serena Weingrod, right, with her daughter, Adah, 2, at Blossom Birth in Palo Alto, Calif. In the U.S., most new parents would count diapers among the “can’t live without” items for bringing up baby. But some are rejecting that conventional wisdom and helping their children use the toilet from the first few weeks and months of life. started to notice there were patterns,” said Campbell, a volunteer librarian at Blossom Birth, a parent resource center in Palo Alto. “If you know when they’re going to go, why not hold them over the potty?” While the idea sounds novel, it goes back centuries and spans cultures,

said Laurie Boucke, author of “Infant Potty Training,” which explains the concept and how to do it. “It’s been used since the beginning of time very successfully in many cultures including in India, Africa, China and even here,” Boucke said. The theory is that

babies have a desire to be clean, are aware of their bodily functions and can learn to communicate their needs, just as they communicate when they’re hungry and tired. Relying on diapers, proponents say, trains babies to ignore their natural instinct. “We bathe the baby, we

feed the baby, we do all these other things and you wonder, why not do this?” Boucke said. “If you start really little, they learn from association really quickly.” The practice, ideally started before a baby is 6 old, involves months observing an infant’s cues that he’s ready to go to the bathroom, such as grunts, teary eyes or flushed cheeks, then bringing him to a toilet. Caregivers sometimes make a hissing sound while holding the child over the bowl, or time visits to the toilet when the baby is likely to need to eliminate, such as before and after nursing and before and after naps. The purpose of all this “is to help babies maintain natural awareness of their bodies, and to communicate with them,” said Lisa Baker, a spokeswoman for a, website that connects similarly-minded parents around the world. Baker, of Atlanta, became interested in elimination communication for ecological reasons, figuring she could save water by not washing as many cloth diapers and landfill space by avoiding disposables. She was surprised to find that she also saved money, and ended up feeling uniquely bonded to her

daughter Anastasia, who was taken to the toilet beginning at two weeks old and was in underwear by 12 months old. “It connects you on a whole other level. It’s like you’re reading your baby’s mind. It’s just a thrill to feel that connection,” she said. There is no age when toilet training is supposed to start. The American Academy of Pediatrics says many children show “signs of readiness” around their second birthday. On its website, the organization says most children don’t have complete daytime control over their elimination until 3 or 4 years old. Parents who do it say the key is to not get stressed out about it. Serena and Isaac Weingrod, who live in Mountain View, said they decided to try elimination communication when their daughter Adah was 2 months old because it seemed easier and cleaner than the cloth diapers they had been using. But they weren’t overly ambitious. “Our goal wasn’t to potty train early,” Serena Weingrod said. “We just kind of looked at it like every time we got her to the toilet, it was one less diaper to change.” Now 2 years old, Adah is fully potty trained.

Loving moms reduce poverty’s health risks, study finds BY SALLY KALSON Pittsburgh Post-Gazette A new study has found that children raised in poverty were less likely to develop certain chronic diseases in adulthood if they had loving, attentive mothers from a young age. Disadvantaged children grow up with stresses that can hurt their physical development and make them vulnerable to infection and disease for the rest of

their lives. In adulthood, this often leads to metabolic syndrome — high blood pressure, impaired regulation of blood sugar and fats, fat around the waist — that are precursors to diabetes, heart disease and other chronic conditions. Yet a significant minority of poor children avoids these negative outcomes as adults, and a team of researchers led by psychologist Gregory Miller at the University of British Columbia wanted to

know why. They looked at two common explanations, upward mobility and early parental nurturing. Their findings, to be published in next month’s issue of the journal Psychological Science, showed that moving up the economic ladder in adulthood did not make these particular health problems less likely. What did improve the odds for avoiding metabolic syndrome, however, was a mother who paid close

attention to her children’s well-being when they were small, who was affectionate, caring and had time for them. “What’s new here is that this is all happening in the context of physical health problems that are so far away in time from the experience of childhood poverty and maternal warmth,” said Miller. The study analyzed data from 1,215 adults (mean age 46) who participated in a

1995-96 nationwide study called Midlife in the United States. Ten years later, more than 1,200 of them returned for physical exams and a questionnaire on parental nurturing. Their socioeconomic status was gauged based on their parents’ education. Controlling for current age, sex, race and income, researchers found that the better off the child’s family, the better the adult’s health.

When neither parent in the household had a high school diploma, participants were 1.4 times as likely to have metabolic syndrome as those raised by two college graduates. The exceptions were those with nurturing mothers. If youngsters from disadvantaged backgrounds “had a high level of nurturing, particularly from the mother, it can offset most of that risk,” Miller said.

SCHOOL MENUS • BETHEL Monday — Hamburger on a bun, California blend, choice of fruit, milk. Tuesday —Fish sandwich, potatoes, choice of fruit, milk. High school only — Domino’s pizza. Wednesday — Mac-NCheese, turnover, salad, choice of fruit, milk. Thursday — Taco Snax, green beans, choice of fruit, milk. Friday — Corn dogs, broccoli, choice of fruit, milk. • COVINGTON SCHOOLS Monday — Baked chicken tenders, green beans, mixed fruit, Teddy Grahams and milk. Tuesday — Taco pizza or pepperoni pizza, garden salad, assorted fruit and milk. Wednesday — Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, peaches, dinner roll and milk. Thursday — Corn dog, corn, pears, apple juice and milk. Friday — Soft pretzel, cheese sauce, yogurt, carrots and dip, oranges and milk. • ST. PATRICK Monday — No School — OCEA conference Tuesday — No School — OCEA conference Wednesday — Chicken fingers, mixed vegetables, toasted bun, pears, milk. Thursday — Spaghetti, bread stick, salad, applesauce, milk. Friday — Chicken rice soup, crackers, cheese stick, apple bread, mixed fruit, milk. • TIPP CITY HIGH SCHOOL Monday — Chicken nuggets, corn, choice of fruit, wheat roll and butter, milk. Tuesday — Cheeseburger and bun, baked tater tots, choice of fruit, milk. Wednesday — Johnny

• SENIOR RESOURCE CONNECTION OF DAYTON MEALS ON WHEELS Lunch is served Monday through Friday at 11 a.m. to seniors 60plus at Trinity Episcopal Church, 60 S. Dorset Road, Troy. To reserve a meal, call (888) 5803663. A suggested donation of $2 is asked for meals. Marzetti, salad, choice of fruit, garlic breadstick, milk. Thursday — Pizza, carrots and dip, choice of fruit, milk. Friday — Fish/bun with cheese, peas, choice of fruit, milk. • MIAMI EAST ELEMENTARY AND JUNIOR HIGH Monday — Pancakes, sausage, hash browns, applesauce and milk. Tuesday — Chicken patty sandwich, cheese slice, corn, pickle spear, pears and milk. Wednesday — Chicken Fajita, chips, grapes and milk. Thursday — Popcorn chicken, potatoes, Teddy Grahams, pineapple, butter bread and milk. Friday — Cheese pizza, potato stix, apple turnover, cheese stix and milk. • NEWTON SCHOOL Monday — Cook’s choice and milk. Tuesday — Chicken fryzz, whole wheat dinner roll, green beans, diced peaches, salad bar and milk. Wednesday — Ttrio sub (elementary) sub restaurant style subs (high school), Fritos, pears, peas, and milk. Thursday — Popcorn chicken, whole wheat dinner roll, corn, pineapple tidbits, salad bar and milk. Friday — Bosco Sticks, pizza dipping sauce, carrots, applesauce and milk.

• PIQUA CITY SCHOOLS Monday — Chicken nuggets, tater tots, applesauce, breadstick or roll and milk. Tuesday — Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, buttered corn, apple crisp, roll and milk. Wednesday — French toast, sausage patties, potato smiles, fruit juice, pears and milk. Thursday — Chicken Fajita, mixed vegetables, peaches and milk. Friday — Choice of sandwich, yogurt, fruit cup, baby carrots, Animal Crackers and milk. • UPPER VALLEY TECHNICAL CENTER Monday — Hot dog or mini corn dogs, baked beans, assorted fruit, multigrain roll and milk. Tuesday — Ravioli or cheese sticks and sauce, side salad, assorted fruit and milk. Wednesday — Pizza or quesadilla, baby carrots and dip, assorted fruit and milk. Thursday — Walking taco or chicken fajita, red beans and rice, assorted fruit and milk. Friday — Grilled chicken or hot ham and cheese, baked potato, broccoli and cheese, assorted fruit, multi-grain bun and milk.

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RIGHT: Universal Orlando Resort’s Halloween Horror Nights 21 at Universal Studios Florida, Orlando, Fla., runs in September and October and takes over the entire park.

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Universal Orlando’s first foray into Halloween Horror Nights 21 years ago involved one weekend, a single haunted house tucked away in the back of the park by the “Jaws” ride and some people in store-bought masks jumping out of dark corners. What was largely an experiment that first year has evolved into a monster draw for the Orlando theme park. Once the creative types figured out that people loved having the wits scared out of them and would pay for the privilege, the challenge was on to create something bigger and better every year. This time the event runs 25 nights in September and October and takes over the entire park, with eight themed haunted houses and mazes, two live shows, sophisticated makeup, film-quality set decor, gallons of fake blood and as many as 1,000 “scareacters” involved. Planning and production takes place year-round now, and the event draws hundreds of thousands of people who pay $42 or more to attend. “I think it all has to with escape,” says Patrick Braillard, a production show director and one of the gleefully demented minds behind the event. “People love to be transported, they love to be taken somewhere they’re not familiar with. So our job is to create eight immersive environments. When they walk in, they are completely somewhere else.” The concept is basically the same as in the cheesy neighborhood haunted houses that spring up every year to raise money for charity: costumed characters jumping out of dark, creepy surroundings to make unsuspecting patrons scream. But for a generation raised on computerized special-effects, slasher movies, video games and the Internet, Universal and other theme parks that get into the scare business every October have had to step up their game. And that means realism. The Universal haunted houses and mazes are on sophisticated studio soundstages and all have a theme and eerie story attached. Attention to detail and sense of place is stunning. In one, visitors walk through a misty haunted cemetery as corpses emerge from disturbed graves and crypts. In another, souls that perished at sea on Christopher Columbus’ fourth ship forever haunt a Spanish fort. (The gallows setting in that one alone could induce nightmares for those who are prone.) Another has an obligatory tie-in to a Universal movie, in this case “The Thing,” which comes out in mid-October. A Lady Luck gambling theme for the 21st year of the event —get it?— is a common thread throughout. Horrible-looking zombies and other ghouls lurk


Universal Orlando Resort's Halloween Horror Nights 21 at Universal Studios Florida, Orlando, Fla., includes eight themed haunted houses and mazes, two live shows, sophisticated makeup, film-quality sets, gallons of fake blood and as many as 1,000 actors involved.

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in “scare zones” throughout the park. This is definitely not for younger kids and the faint of heart. “You’ve got moments of breathing room, like the bathrooms and any food lines that you might go into, but pretty much you’re ours as soon as you hit the gate,” Braillard says. A note to Harry Potter fans: Universal Orlando consists of two parks. Halloween Horror Nights takes place at Universal Studios Florida, not at its sister park, Islands of Adventure, where The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is located. Universal Studios Hollywood stages its own Halloween Horror Nights, with original mazes based on ’70s shock rocker Alice Cooper’s “Welcome to My Nightmare” theme, Rob Zombie’s “House of 1000 Corpses” and “The Wolfman.” Also new this year is a maze built around “La Llorona,” the fearful story of melancholy and murder that has terrified Mexican and Latin American children for generations. For the uninitiated, La Llorona was doomed to wander the earth forever after drowning her children in a des-

A costumed character scares visitors to Universal Orlando Resort's Halloween Horror Nights 21 at Universal Studios Florida, Orlando, Fla. perate attempt to win a lost love. At Busch Gardens in Tampa, the annual HowlO-Scream event will feature “The Dark Side of the Gardens” for 17 nights, with seven haunted houses and mazes, plus the streets will be crawling with hideous zombies. Creative director Scott Swenson says twice as many actors are hired just to haunt the streets inside the park now than were involved in the entire event when it started 12 years ago. That first year, there were three haunted houses, a few costumed monsters roaming around and a couple shows. Now Busch Gardens hires an extra 1,000 people and artists spend hours creating detailed silicone prosthetics and masks for the characters. Swenson says he thinks people come to the park to be scared for the same

LEFT: Halloween Horror Nights 21 runs 25 nights in September and October.

thrill they might get from extreme sports. “It’s an adrenaline rush that if you let your imagination go is just as real as being terrified anywhere else,” he says. “But deep inside, you know you’re still going to be safe. You can get close to the edge.” For families that want some Halloween fun that doesn’t involve uncomfort-

able surroundings, gore and body parts, Walt Disney has Mickey’s NotSo-Scary-Halloween Party. The costumed little ones can collect trick-or-treat candy from throughout the Magic Kingdom and see the Boo-To-You parade that includes stars of the famous Haunted Mansion attraction. Disney caps it off with a Happy

HalloWishes fireworks show. The SeaWorld parks in Orlando, San Antonio and San Diego also are offering family friendly Halloween events with undersea themes. Kids can trick-ortreat throughout the parks and check out the themed shows, including Sesame Street’s “Countdown to Halloween Show.”


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from left, Tova Stewart, Michael Shannon and Jessica

Shannon tremendous in tense ‘Take Shelter’ dreams, he’s clutching Hannah to his chest as the living room furniture levitates, then comes crashing back down to the floor. Even though we know these are dreams and we know that he’ll wake from them they’re rendered so vividly, they shake us up as viewers, too. Curtis is reluctant to share what’s troubling him with his wife, even though she clearly recognizes that something is wrong and wants to help. Chastain takes what could have been a quiet, forgettable supporting role and brings the character to life with naturalism and grace. She also shows her versatility once again this year, following extremely different roles in “The Tree of Life,” ”The Help” and “The Debt.” Eventually Curtis realizes that something is coming — a massive storm, the apocalypse, it’s hard to name exactly and devotes all his time, money and energy to fortifying the family’s tornado shelter. In the dark of night, with the shelter doors flung open to allow bright orange light to burst from the ground, it looks like the portal to hell. One by one, he makes decisions

that confuse and disappoint everyone around him, even though he’s doing so in the name of their protection. Sedatives don’t help him; neither do visits to a counselor. There’s just a single-minded focus that, in time, alienates those he loves most. But there’s something else: a history of paranoid schizophrenia in the family, which afflicted his mother in her early 30s and perhaps is taking hold of him at the same age, too. Kathy Baker is heartbreaking in just a single, delicate scene with Shannon; what they don’t say spells out so much about who this man has become. And so we’re back to wondering: What’s real and what’s in Curtis’ mind? The prevailing metaphor may seem overly simplistic or heavy-handed — ooh, there’s a storm abrewin’, what could it mean? but the resulting mood of paranoia is unshakable. “Take Shelter,” a Sony Pictures Classics release, is rated R for some language. Running time: 120 minutes. Three and a half stars out of four.

Imposing and intense, Shannon stands out play yet of Shannon: unadorned and still powerfully intense. “I was really floored by his power and stillness,” says Jessica Chastain, who plays his wife in the film. “He has this great source of energy, but the stillness contains this great power and intense emotion.” Shannon grew up primarily in Lexington, Kentucky. His parents divorced when he was very young, so he spent time between Lexington (where his mother lived) and Chicago, Illinois, (where his father lived). He eventually moved to Chicago full-time and fell into the city’s flourishing theater world. He particularly connected with thennascent playwright Tracy Letts, starring in his “Killer Joe” and “Bug,” in which he played a paranoid Gulf War veteran. Acting appealed to him for its freedom to behave in ways that would be considered inappropriate offstage. “It wasn’t an attention thing,” he says. “I never really gave a crap. I never really cared if people clapped or not. It’s a way to travel. It’s a form of

traveling in another reality or circumstance.” When he moved to Los Angeles to pursue film work, he found small roles in “Groundhog Day,” ”Jesus’ Son,” ”Vanilla Sky,” ”8 Mile” and a number of Jerry Bruckheimer films (“Pearl Harbor,” ”Bad Boys II,” ”Kangaroo Jack”). Nichols was among the first to recognize Shannon’s ability. Having seen footage of him at the writers’ workshop Sundance Labs, he was hit by a lightning bolt: “This guy needs to be in every movie I make,” he said to himself. Nichols cast him in his low-budget debut, 2007’s “Shotgun Stories,” a kind of tale of slacker revenge. Having now twice directed him, Nichols noted he never once saw Shannon with a script in hand, but he always knew it backward and forward. “His goal is to put something honest up on screen,” says Nichols. “It’s funny: Though we don’t talk about it beforehand or rehearse, as soon as I yell ‘cut’ and move on, that’s when the conversation starts. ‘How’d it go? How’d it do?’” 2223107

The Billboard Top Albums 1. Duets II, Tony Bennett. RPM/Columbia/Sony Music. 2. Own The Night, Lady Antebellum. Capitol Nashville. 3. 21, Adele. XL/Columbia/Sony Music. 4. Unbroken, Demi Lovato. Hollywood. 5. Tha Carter IV, Lil Wayne. Young Money/Cash Money/Universal Republic. 6. The Reckoning, Needtobreathe. Atlantic/AG. 7. 1 Girl, Mindless Behavior. Streamline/Conjunction/Inters cope/IGA. 8. Sweeter, Gavin DeGraw. J/RCA. 9. Watch The Throne, Jay Z & Kanye West. Roc-AFella/Roc Nation/Def Jam/IDJMG. 10. Pearl Jam Twenty (Soundtrack), Pearl Jam. Monkeywrench/Columbia/So ny Music.

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DATES TO REMEMBER mation. There is no charge for this program. • Narcotics Anonymous, Hug A • DivorceCare seminar and sup- Miracle, will meet at 7 p.m. at the port group will meet from 6:30-8 Church of the Brethren, 1431 W. p.m. at Piqua Assembly of God Main St., Troy, use back door. Church, 8440 King Arthur Drive, • Narcotics Anonymous, Piqua. Child care provided through Inspiring Hope, 12:30 p.m., Trinity the sixth-grade. Episcopal Church, 60 S. Dorset • COSA, an anonymous 12-step Road, Troy. recovery program for friends and • Sanctuary, for women who family members whose lives have have been affected by sexual been affected by another person’s abuse, location not made public. compulsive sexual behavior, will Must currently be in therapy. For meet in the evening in Tipp City. For more information, call Amy Johns at more information, call 463-2001. 667-1069, Ext. 430 • AA, Piqua Breakfast Group will • Miami Valley Women’s Center, meet at 8:30 a.m. at Westminter 7049-A Taylorsville Road, Huber Presbyterian Church, corner of Ash Heights, offers free pregnancy testand Caldwell streets, Piqua. The dis- ing, noon to 4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. For cussion meeting is open. more information, call 236-2273. • AA, Troy Trinity Group meets at • Pilates for Beginners, 8:30-9:30 7 p.m. for open discussion in the 12 a.m. and 5:30-6:30 p.m. at 27 1/2 E. Step Room at the Trinity Episcopal Main St., Tipp City. For more inforChurch, 1550 Henley Road, Troy. mation, call Tipp-Monroe • AA, open meeting, 6 p.m., Community Services at 667-8631 or Westminster Presbyterian Church, Celeste at 669-2441. corner of Ash and Caldwell streets, • Next Step at Noon, noon to 1 Piqua. Alley entrance, upstairs. p.m. at Ginghamsburg South • AA, Living Sober meeting, open Campus, ARK, 7695 S. County to all who have an interest in a Road 25-A, one mile south of the sober lifestyle, 7:30 p.m., main campus. Westminster Presbyterian Church, • Al-Anon, “The Language of corner of Ash and Caldwell streets, Letting Go, Women’s Al-Anon,” will Piqua. be at 6:45 p.m. at the Presbyterian • Narcotics Anonymous, Winner’s Church, Franklin and Walnut Group, will meet at 5 p.m. at Trinity streets, Troy. Women dealing with Episcopal Church, 60 S. Dorset an addiction issue of any kind in a Ave., Troy. Open discussion . friend or family member are invited. • Narcotics Anonymous, Poison Free, 7 p.m., First United Methodist TUESDAY Church, 202 W. Fourth St., third floor, Greenville. • Deep water aerobics will be • Narcotics Anonymous, Never Alone, Never Again, 6:30 p.m., First offered from 9-10 a.m. or 6-7 p.m. at Lincoln Community Center, 110 Ash Christian Church, 212 N. Main St., St., Troy. For more information, call Sidney Carmen Pagano at (469) 667-3059 • Teen Talk, where teens share their everyday issues through com- or 335-2715. • Hospice of Miami County munication, will meet at 6 p.m. at the “Growing Through Grief” meetings Troy View Church of God, 1879 are at 11 a.m. on the first, third and Staunton Road, Troy. fifth Tuesdays of each month, and 7 • Singles Night at The Avenue p.m. the second and fourth will be from 6-10 p.m. at the Main Tuesdays and are designed to proCampus Avenue, Ginghamsburg vide a safe and supportive environChurch, 6759 S. County Road 25-A, Troy. Each week, cards, noncompeti- ment for the expression of thoughts and feelings associated with the tive volleyball, free line dances and grief process. All sessions are availfree ballroom dance lessons. Child able to the community and at the care for children birth through fifth grade is offered from 5:45-7:45 p.m. Hospice Generations of Life Center, 550 Summit Ave., second floor, Troy, each night in the Main Campus with light refreshments provided. No building. For more information, call reservations are required. For more 667-1069, Ext. 21. information, call Susan Cottrell at • A Spin-In group, practicing the Hospice of Miami County, 335-5191. art of making yarn on a spinning • A daytime grief support group wheel, meets from 2-4 p.m. on the meets on the first, third and fifth third Sunday at Tippecanoe Weaver Tuesdays at 11 a.m. at the and Fibers Too, 17 N. 2nd St., Tipp City. All knitters are invited to attend. Generations of Life Center,, second For more information, call 667-5358. floor, 550 Summit Ave., Troy. The support group is open to any grieving adults in the greater Miami MONDAY County area and there is no participation fee. Sessions are facilitated • Shallow water aerobics will be by trained bereavement staff. Call offered from 8-9 a.m. or 11 a.m. to 573-2100 for details or visit the webnoon at the Lincoln Community site at Center, 110 Ash St., Troy. For more • A children’s support group for information, call Carmen Pagano at any grieving children ages 6-11 (469) 667-3059 or 335-3059. years in the greater Miami County • AA, Big Book discussion meet- area will meet from 6-7:30 p.m. on ing will be at 11 a.m. at Trinity the first and third Tuesday evenings Episcopal Church, 60 S. Dorset at the Generations of Life Center, Road, Troy, in the 12 Step Room. second floor, 550 Summit Ave., Troy. The discussion is open to the pubThere is no participation fee. lic. Sessions are facilitated by trained • AA, Green & Growing will meet bereavement staff and volunteers. at 8 p.m. The closed discussion Crafts, sharing time and other grief meeting (attendees must have a support activities are preceded by a desire to stop drinking) will be at light meal. Troy View Church of God, 1879 Old • A Fibromyalgia Support group Staunton Road, Troy. will meet from 6:30-8 p.m. the first • AA, There Is A Solution Group Tuesday at the Troy First United will meet at 8 p.m. in Ginghamsburg Methodist Church, 110 W. Franklin United Methodist Church, County St., Troy, in Room 313. Enter from Road 25-A, Ginghamsburg. The dis- south parking lot. The support group cussion group is closed (particiis free. For more information, conpants must have a desire to stop tact Aimee Shannon at 552-7634. drinking). • The Concord Township Trustees • AA, West Milton open discuswill meet at 10 a.m. on the first and sion, 7:30 p.m., Good Shepherd third Tuesday at the township buildLutheran Church, rear entrance, ing, 2678 W. State Route 718. 1209 S. Miami St. Non-smoking, • The Miami Shelby Chapter of handicap accessible. the Barbershop Harmony Society • Al-Anon, Serenity Seekers will will meet at 7:30 p.m. at Greene meet at 8 p.m. in the 12 Step Room Street United Methodist Church, 415 at Trinity Episcopal Church, 60 S. W. Greene St., Piqua. All men interDorset Road, Troy. The discussion ested in singing are welcome and meeting is open. A beginner’s meet- visitors always are welcome. For ing begins at 7:30 p.m. more information, call 778-1586 or • Alternatives: Anger/Rage visit the group’s Web site at Control Group for adult males, 7-9 p.m., Miami County Shelter, 16 E. • Divorce Care, 7 p.m. at Franklin St., Troy. Issues addressed Richards Chapel, 831 McKaig Ave., are physical, verbal and emotional Troy. Video/small group class violence toward family members designed to help separated or and other persons, how to express divorced people. For more informafeelings, how to communicate tion, call 335-8814. instead of confronting and how to • An adoption support group for act nonviolently with stress and adoptees and birthmothers will meet anger issues. on the first Tuesday of each month. • Mind Over Weight Total Call Pam at 335-6641 for time and Fitness, 6-7 p.m., 213 E. Franklin location. St., Troy. Other days and times • The Mental Health Association available. For more information, call of Miami County will meet at 4 p.m. 339-2699. on the first Tuesday in the confer• TOPS (Take Off Pounds ence room of the Tri-County Board Sensibly), 6 p.m., Zion Lutheran of Recovery & Mental Health, Church, 11 N. Third St., Tipp City. Stouder Center, 1100 Wayne St., New members welcome. For more Troy. Use the west entrance to the information, call 667-6436. fourth floor. • Troy Noon Optimist Club will • AA, women’s meeting, 8-9 p.m., meet at noon at the Tin Roof Dettmer’s Daniel Dining Room. restaurant. Guests welcome. For • AA Tuesday night meeting, 7 more information, call 440-9607. p.m., Troy Church of the Brethren, • Weight Watchers, Westminster 1431 W. Main St., Troy. Presbyterian, Piqua, weigh-in is at 5 • AA, The Best Is Yet To Come and meeting at 5:30 p.m. Group will meet at 11 a.m. in the 12 • Parenting Education Groups Step Room at Trinity Episcopal will meet from 6-8 p.m. at the Family Church, 60 S. Dorset Road, Troy. Abuse Shelter of Miami County, 16 The discussion is open. E. Franklin St., Troy. Learn new and • AA, Tipp City Group, Zion age-appropriate ways to parent chil- Lutheran Church, Main and Third dren. Call 339-6761 for more inforstreets at 8 p.m. This is a closed dis-


cussion (participants must have a desire to stop drinking). • Al-Anon, 8:30 p.m. Sidney Group, Presbyterian Church, corner North and Miami streets, Sidney. • AA, 7 p.m. at Troy Church of the Brethren, 1431 W. Main St., Troy. Open discussion. • An Intermediate Pilates class will be from 9-10 a.m. and 6-7 p.m. at 27 1/2 E. Main St., Tipp City. For more information, call Tipp-Monroe Community Services at 667-8631 or Celeste at 669-2441. • Women’s Anger/Rage Group will meet from 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays at the Family Abuse Shelter of Miami County, 16 E. Franklin St., Troy. Issues addressed are physical, verbal and emotional violence toward family members and other persons, how to express feelings, how to communicate instead of confronting and how to act nonviolently with stress and anger issues. Call 3396761 for more information. • Narcotics Anonymous, Just For Tuesday, will meet at 7 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 60 S. Dorset Ave., Troy. This is an open discussion. • Narcotics Anonymous, Unity Group, 7 p.m., Freedom Life Ministries Church, 9101 N. County Road 25-A, Piqua. Open discussion. • Public bingo, license No. 010528, will begin with Early Birds at 7 p.m. and regular bingo at 7:30 p.m. at the Elks Lodge No. 833, 17 W. Franklin St., Troy. Use the Cherry Street entrance. Doors open at 5 p.m. Instant tickets also will be available. • DivorceCare will be every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Troy Church of the Nazarene, State Route 55 and Barnhart Road, Troy. The group is open to men and women. For more information, call Patty at 440-1269 or Debbie at 3358397. • Christian 12-Step, 7-8:30 p.m. at Ginghamsburg South Campus, ARK, 7695 S. County Road 25-A, one mile south of the main campus.

WEDNESDAY • Shallow water aerobics will be offered from 8-9 a.m. or 11 a.m. to noon at the Lincoln Community Center, 110 Ash St., Troy. For more information, call Carmen Pagano at (469) 667-3059 or 335-3059. • Skyview Wesleyan Church, 6995 Peters Road, Tipp City, will offer a free dinner at 6:15 p.m. Bible study will begin at 7 p.m. • The “Sit and Knit” group meets from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Tippecanoe Weaver and Fibers Too, 17 N. 2nd St., Tipp City. All knitters are invited to attend. For more information, call 667-5358. • Grandma’s Kitchen, a homecooked meal prepared by volunteers, is offered every Wednesday from 5-6:30 p.m. in the activity center of Hoffman United Methodist Church, 201 S. Main St., West Milton, one block west of State Route 48. The meal, which includes a main course, salad, dessert and drink, is $6 per person, or $3 for a children’s meal. The meal is not provided on the weeks of Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s. • An Alzheimer’s Support Group will meet from 4-5:30 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of every month at Hospice of Miami County, 530 Wayne St., Troy. The group is for anyone dealing with dementia of a loved one. For more information, call Darla York at 335-3651. • The Dayton Area ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis/Lou Gehrig’s Disease) Support Group will meet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the third Wednesday at the West Charleston Church of the Brethren, 7390 State Route 202 (3 miles north of I-70). Bring a brown bag lunch. Beverages will be provided. For more information, call (866) 273-2572. • The Kiwanis Club will meet at noon at the Troy Country Club, 1830 Peters Road, Troy. Non-members of Kiwanis are invited to come meet friends and have lunch. For more information, contact Bobby Phillips, vice president, at 335-6989. • The Troy American Legion Post No. 43 euchre parties will begin at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call 339-1564. • AA, Pioneer Group open discussion will meet at 9:30 a.m. Enter down the basement steps on the north side of The United Church Of Christ on North Pearl Street in Covington. The group also meets at 8:30 p.m. Monday night and is wheelchair accessible. • AA, Serenity Island Group will meet at 8 p.m. in the Westminster Presbyterian Church, corner of Ash and Caldwell streets, Piqua. The discussion is open. • AA, 12 & 12 will meet at 8 p.m. for closed discussion, Step and Tradition meeting, in the 12 Step Room, Trinity Episcopal Church, 60 S. Dorset Road, Troy. • AA, open discussion, 8 p.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church, corner of Ash and Caldwell streets, Piqua. Use the alley entrance, upstairs. • AA, Troy Read and Apply, a Big Book study, will be at 7:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, corner of

Walnut and Main streets, Troy. Bring a friend and your Big Book. • Al-Anon, Trinity Group will meet at 11 a.m. in the 12 Step Room at Trinity Episcopal Church, 60 S. Dorset Road, Troy. • Men’s Anger/Rage Group will meet from 6-8 p.m. at the Family Abuse Shelter of Miami County, 16 E. Franklin St., Troy. Issues addressed are physical, verbal and emotional violence toward family members and other persons, how to express feelings, how to communicate instead of confronting and how to act nonviolently with stress and anger issues. Call 339-6761 for more information. • A Domestic Violence Support Group for Women will meet from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Family Abuse Shelter of Miami County, 16. E. Franklin St., Troy. Support for battered women who want to break free from partner violence is offered. There is no charge for the program. For more information, call 3396761. • Narcotics Anonymous, Inspiring Hope, 12:30 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 60 S. Dorset Road, Troy. • Children’s Creative Play Group will be from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Family Abuse Shelter of Miami County, 16 E. Franklin St., Troy. School-age children will learn appropriate social interactions and free expression through unique play therapy. There is no charge for this program. More information is available by calling 339-6761. • Narcotics Anonymous, 7:30 p.m., Spirit of Recovery, Church of the Brethren, 1431 W. Main St., Troy. • Weight Watchers, Suite 2600, Stouder Center, Troy, at 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. For more information, call (800) 374-9191. • Overeaters Anonymous will meet at 7:30 p.m. at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 9100 N. Main St., State Route 48, between Meijer and Samaritan North. For other meetings or information, call 252-6766 or (800) 589-6262, or visit the Web site at • Miami Valley Women’s Center, 7049-A Taylorsville Road, Huber Heights, offers free pregnancy testing, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, call 236-2273. • A Pilates Beginners group matwork class will be from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at 27 1/2 E. Main St., Tipp City. For more information, call TippMonroe Community Services at 667-8631 or Celeste at 669-2441. • Safe People, 7-8:30 p.m., Ginghamsburg Church, SC/DC 104. Find guidance for making safe choices in relationships, from friendships to co-workers, family or romance. Learn to identify nurturing people as well as those who should be avoided. Call Roberta Bogle at 667-4678 for more information. • Boundaries, 7-8:30 p.m., Ginghamsburg Church, ARK 200. A 12-week video series using Boundaries by Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend. Offers practical help and encouragement to all who seek a healthy, balanced life and practice in being able to say no. For more information, call Linda Richards at 667-4678. • The Temple of Praise Ministries will serve hot lunches from noon to 2 p.m. on the first and third Wednesday at 235 S. Third St., Tipp City. • A free employment networking group will be offered from 8-9 a.m. each Wednesday at Job and Family Services, 2040 N. County Road 25A, Troy. The group will offer tools to tap into unadvertised jobs, assistance to improve personal presentation skills and resume writing. For more information, call Steven Kiefer at 570-2688 or Justin Sommer at 440-3465.

THURSDAY • Deep water aerobics will be offered from 9-10 a.m. or 6-7 p.m. at Lincoln Community Center, 110 Ash St., Troy. For more information, call Carmen Pagano at (469) 667-3059 or 335-2715. • Parents are invited to attend the Corinn’s Way Inc. parent support group from 7-8:30 p.m. each Thursday. The meetings are open discussion. • Tipp City Seniors, meet at noon; bring a covered dish for lunch; programs are held one or two times a month. For more information, call 667-8865. • Best is Yet to Come open AA meeting, 11 a.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 60 S. Dorset Road, Troy. • Weight Watchers, Suite 2600, Stouder Center, Troy, at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call (800) 3749191. • AA, Tri-City Group meeting will take place 8:30-9:30 p.m. in the cafeteria of the former Dettmer Hospital. The lead meeting is open. For more information, call 335-9079. • AA, Spirituality Group will meet at 7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Troy. The discussion is open. • Recovery International, a selfhelp group for adults of any age suffering from panic, anxiety, depression or other nervous or mental disorders, will meet every Thursday

from 6-7:45 p.m. at the Troy-Miami County Public Library, 419 W. Main St., Troy. The organization is not meant to replace the advice of physicians, but can be a useful tool in developing good mental health through will training. There is no charge to attend, but free will donations are taken. For more information, call 473-3650 or visit the group’s Web site at • Health Partners Free Clinic will offer a free clinic on Thursday night at the clinic, 1300 N. County Road 25-A, Troy. Registration will be from 5:30-7 p.m. No appointment is necessary. The clinic does not accept medical emergencies, but can refer patients to other doctors and can prescribe medication. Call 332-0894 for more information. • Narcotics Anonymous, NAIOU, 7:30 p.m., Church of the Brethren, 1431 W. Main St., Troy. • Preschool story hours will be from 10-11 a.m. and again at 6:30 p.m. at the Bradford Public Library, 138 E. Main St., Bradford. • Weight Watchers, 6 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church, Tipp City. For more information, call 552-7082.

FRIDAY • Shallow water aerobics will be offered from 8-9 a.m. or 11 a.m. to noon at the Lincoln Community Center, 110 Ash St., Troy. For more information, call Carmen Pagano at (469) 667-3059 or 335-3059. • A “Late Night Knit” meeting will be from 7-10 p.m. on the first and third Friday at Tippecanoe Weaver and Fibers Too, 17 N. 2nd St., Tipp City. All knitters are invited to attend. For more information, call 667-5358. • AA, Troy Friday Morning Group will meet at 11 a.m. in the 12 Step Room at Trinity Episcopal Church, 1550 Henley Road, Troy. The discussion is open. • AA, open discussion, 8 p.m. in the Salvation Army, 129 South Wayne St., Piqua. Use parking lot entrance, held in gym. • Narcotics Anonymous, Clean and Free, 8 p.m., Dettmer Hospital, 3130 N. County Road 25-A, Troy. Open discussion. Fellowship from 78 p.m. • A Pilates Intermediate group matwork class will be held from 9-10 a.m. at 27 1/2 E. Main St., Tipp City. For more information, call TippMonroe Community Services at 667-8631 or Celeste at 667-2441. • Weight Watchers, Suite 2600, Stouder Center, Troy, at 10 a.m. For more information, call (800) 3749191. • A singles dance is offered every Friday from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. at Christopher Club, Dixie Highway, Kettering, sponsored by Group Interaction. The dance is $6. For more information, call 640-3015 or visit • Christian Worship Center, 3537 S. Elm Tree Road, Christiansburg, hosts a Friday Night Bluegrass Jam beginning at 7 p.m. each Friday. Homemade meals are available beginning at 6:30 p.m. Participants may bring instruments and join in. A small donation is requested at the door. For more information or directions, call 857-9090 or 631-2624.

SATURDAY • The Miami County Farmers Market will be offered from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. behind Friendly’s restaurant through October. • Recovery Too Al-Anon meetings are offered at 8:30 p.m. at Ginghamsburg Church, main campus, Room 117, S. County Road 25A, Tipp City. • AA, Men’s Meeting will meet at 8:30 a.m. at the new First Lutheran Church, corner of Washington Road and State Route 41. The meeting is closed (members must have a desire to stop drinking). • AA, Troy Winners Group will meet at 8:30 p.m. in the 12 Step Room at the Trinity Episcopal Church, 1550 Henley Road, Troy for discussion. The meeting is open. • AA, Troy Beginners Group meets at 7 p.m. in the 12 Step Room at the Trinity Episcopal Church, 1550 Henley Road, Troy. This is an open discussion meeting. • Weight Watchers, Westminster Presbyterian, Piqua, meeting at 9 a.m., weigh-in at 9:30 a.m. • Pilates for Beginners (Introduction), 9:15-10:15 a.m. at 27 1/2 E. Main St., Tipp City. For more information, call Tipp-Monroe Community Services at 667-8631 or Celeste at 669-2441. • Narcotics Anonymous, Saturday Night Live, 8 p.m., St. John’s Lutheran Church, 120 W. Water St., Sidney. • Relapse Prevention Group, 5:30-6:45 p.m. at The Avenue, Room 504, at Ginghamsburg Main Campus, 6759 S. County Road 25A. • The Next Step, a worship celebration for people on the road to recovery, 7 p.m. at Ginghamsburg Main Campus Sanctuary, 6759 S. County Road 25-A. • Yoga classes will be offered from 10-11 a.m. at the First United Church of Christ, Troy. The public is invited.



Sunday, October 2, 2011




‘Feast Day’ is superbly written


BY BRUCE DESILVA AP Book Reviewer “Feast Day of Fools” (Simon & Schuster), by James Lee Burke: James Lee Burke’s 30 superbly written mysteries and Westerns have always been allegorical, illuminating the grandest of themes. Over the years, he has written about racism, neocolonialism, the rape of the environment, the hijacking of Christianity by hateful bigots and the futility of war. He has written about manipulative political and business figures, and about the quest for individual and national redemption. He has also explored the nature of evil. Its causes, he believes, aren’t sociological, but rather, as he wrote in 2005’s “Crusaders Cross,” evil men who “make a conscious choice to erase God’s thumbprint from their souls.” And in all of Burke’s works, the past is never past. It inhabits the landscape, haunting both individuals and the soul of the nation. In “Feast Day of Fools,” Burke pulls all of his themes together in a master work that comprises his unified theory of America at the beginning of the 21st century. It’s not a pretty picture. The title refers to a medieval custom in which the laity of the Roman Catholic Church were allowed to behave as badly as they wanted for a few days before receiving collective absolution. Clearly, Burke believes our own “feast day” has been going on a lot longer than that, with no end or absolution in sight. He sets his story in the great desert of the Tex-Mex border, but he asks readers to see it as it has existed through the ages, from its origin as a shallow inland sea teeming with prehistoric reptilian monsters to the present, in which xenophobic Anglos take potshots at desperately poor Mexicans who cross the border in search of a better life. The hero of the story is Hackberry Holland, who was introduced by Burke in a short story about the Korean War and then in 1971’s “Lay Down My Sword and Shield.” Burke brought Holland back as the aged sheriff of a small Texas town in 2009’s “Rain Gods.” Now, “Feast Day of Fools” finds the 70-some-



In this book cover image released by Simon & Schuster, “Feast Day of Fools,” by James Lee Burke, is shown. thing Holland still wearing a badge, a man haunted by his youth and by the things that he did and were done to him in that long-ago Asian war. As the story opens, a young engineer who helped design the Predator drone is on the run in the Texas desert. He is being hunted for the secrets he carries in his head. The FBI wants him. So does the greedy millionaire son of a U.S. senator. And a former mercenary named Krill, whose children were gunned down by an American gunship during a secret war in Central America. And Russian mobsters. And Mexican drug dealers. And Preacher Jack Collins, the homicidal maniac introduced in “Rain Gods.” Some of them hope to profit by selling the young man to alQaida. The hunters are willing, and most of them downright eager, to kill and torture to get what they want. Soon, the bodies start piling up in Holland’s rural county. As Burke’s complex plot unfolds, the author explores the tortured psyches of both the villains and Holland himself, revealing some surprising connections. The characters including Preacher Jack, Holland and his deputy and love interest Pam Tibbs are superbly drawn. The portrait of Preacher Jack, a specter who gleefully mows down people with his Thompson submachine gun with the certainty that God is on his side, is particularly chilling. And as always in a Burke novel, the landscape is vividly described in passages so poetic they could be broken into lines of verse.

1. Lover of Narcissus 5. Parting word 10. Old storyteller 15. Error 19. Mr. Greenspan 20. Early Schwarzenegger role 21. Soap opera 22. In — 23. Disease of plants: 2 wds. 25. Astonished 27. Hare-like 28. Nonsense 30. Undergo dentition 31. Overdue 32. Modified leaf 33. Actress — Sorvino 34. Dark 37. Farmyard sound 38. Blockhead: var. 42. Magnanimous 43. Fetch 44. Student, of a kind 45. Bishop’s bailiwick 46. “Toy Story” boy 47. Tossed 48. Hardens with heat 49. Cougar 50. — volente 51. Torso 52. Attached a certain way 53. Beginners 54. Sandal part 55. Bankruptcy 56. Peaceful 57. U: 3 wds. 61. Legal scholar 63. — probandi 64. Proclaims 65. At full tilt 66. Tasty tubers 68. — Gay 69. Maturate 72. Old Venetian magistrate 73. Honeycomb parts 74. Exfoliate 75. Pallet 76. — Nelson Manning 77. Falcon-headed god 78. Retinue 79. Like Al Yankovic 80. Buckles under 82. Dorian Gray’s creator 83. Calvados 84. Folklore creatures 85. Chop 86. Change direction 87. Guide on Everest 90. Less ruddy 91. Certain painting 95. Dazed: hyph.

97. Like a perjurer 99. Jannings or Gilels 100. Dentist’s directive 101. Dewy 102. Slips up 103. Yield 104. Most distant areas 105. Erratic 106. Candidate in ‘96

DOWN 1. Peerage title 2. Inkling 3. Fastener 4. Philosophical study of being 5. Keenness 6. English poet 7. “Picnic” playwright 8. — Claire 9. Overwrought 10. Chocoholic 11. Start suddenly 12. Idem 13. White House org. 14. Hobbies 15. Mark from a squeegee 16. Boor 17. Hankering 18. Punch

24. Supporting structure 26. Steer anagram 29. Telephoned, British style 32. Threshold 33. Toned down 34. Certain flower, for short 35. Path for swimmers 36. List of feasts 37. Begrimed 38. Big bomb 39. Loan shark 40. A berry, in fact 41. Charter 43. Plainspoken 44. Harass, in a way 47. False show 48. Beatitude 49. Combustible heaps 51. “What fools — mortals be” 52. Sagacious ones 53. Aquarium fish 54. Doubly 55. Skins 56. Commemorative stone: var. 57. Very bad 58. Some hits in baseball 59. Wooly

60. Call forth 61. Worn-out horses 62. Samoan island 66. Belgrade natives 67. Advantage 68. Drop a syllable 69. Similar 70. Encircle 71. Circular current 73. Friend 74. Points of balance 75. Frisked 77. Cry of contempt 78. — die 79. Take forcibly 81. Section of theater seats 82. John — Booth 83. Aesthete’s concern 85. House for a cleric 86. Vice — 87. Design detail 88. Scottish philosopher 89. Blyton or Bagnold 90. Sleigh 91. Flurry 92. Curly hairdo 93. Knitting stitch 94. If not 96. Clear 98. Touch-me- —

The book goes on sale Oct. 4. An excerpt appears in this week’s Sports Illustrated.

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Sunday, October 2, 2011




Wilhelm, Robbins marry

Millers celebrate 69 years of marriage

TROY — Michelle Wilhelm and Ian Robbins, both of Troy, exchanged wedding vows in a 5:30 p.m. ceremony June 25, 2011, at Cove Spring Church, Troy. Pastor Evan Garber officiated. Wade and Diana Wilhelm of New Carlisle are parents of the bride. The groom is the son of Steve Robbins of Troy and Teresa Fries of Christiansburg. The bride was presented in marriage by her father. She wore a white strapless A-line dress with a chapel train. She carried a bouquet of daisies and green button mums. Amanda Benham was maid of honor, and Bridget Meiring was matron of honor. Betsy Staley served as bridesmaid. Sam Wilhelm and

PLEASANT HILL — Paul and Cleola (Agne) Miller of Pleasant Hill recently celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary. They were married Sept. 6, 1942, at the home of Cleola’s parents in Pleasant Hill. Their children include John Miller and wife Virginia of Wapakoneta, Rick Miller and wife Cheryl of Pleasant Hill, Sharon Kabel and husband Bill of Ridgeville, Ind., and Doug Miller

Karrianne Turner were ring bearer and flower girl. Sean Fries served as best man. Groomsmen were Chad Fries and Blake Walters. Steve Wilhelm, Matt Schwartz and Jeff Haulman served as ushers. A reception was held at St. Patrick Parish Center. The bride is a 1999 Miami East High School graduate, and a 2003 Bowling Green State University graduate. She is a teacher. The groom is a 1994 Troy High School graduate. He is a truck driver. The couple reside in Troy.

and wife Sandi of Pleasant Hill. They have 13 grandchildren and 22

great-grandchildren. They are members of the First Brethren

Church in Pleasant Hill. Paul served in the Army during World War II, drove a milk truck after his return and then owned and operated a dairy and grain farm. He retired from the dairy in 1992. Cleola is a homemaker and helped with all aspects of the dairy and grain farming operation. A family gathering to celebrate their anniversary was Sept. 4 on the family farm.

PUBLIC RECORDS: MARRIAGE LICENSES Ryan Lee Carpenter, 31, of 2170 GinhamsburgFrederick, Tipp City, to Nicole Jeanette Snell, 27, of same address. Garret Scott Lotz, 24, of 1063 Gardenia Drive, Beaufort, S.C., to Kendall Bethany Sutherly, 23, of same address. Randy Lynn Schisler, 29, of 235 W. Dakota St., Troy, to Kristina Lynn Pearson, 28, of same address. Gary Lee Ward, 53, of 395 N. Rangeline Road, Pleasant Hill, to Amy Joanne Witmer, 50, of 230 Drury Lane, Troy. Samuel Lee Brown, 21, of 602 S. Sunset, Piqua, to Natasha Lynnelle Henman, 24, of same address.

Landon James Eugene Swartz, 28, of 12484 Christiansburg-Jackson, St. Paris, to Gynda Leigh Mikolajewski, 33, of 919 Lincoln St., Piqua. Randy Allen Westfall, 28, of 311 E. Canal St., Troy, to Cynthia Marie Hopkins, 23, of same address. Dwayne Michael Morgan, 24, of 928 1/2 McKaig Ave., Troy, to Jessica Ann Johnson, 21, of same address. Louis John Levan, 31, of 101 W. Monument, Pleasant Hill, to Jennifer Lynn Elicker, 41, of same address. Brandon Edward Warner, 23, of 247 Forest Ave., Apt. W, West Milton, to Chantraz

Christy Brown, 24, of same address. Howard Andrew Walters, 20, of 1809 W. Parkway Drive, Piqua, to Taylor Michelle Scott, 19, of same address. Justin Trent Miller, 25, of 2070 S. Greenlee Road, Troy, to Chelsea Anne Baker, 22, of 2649 Pemberton Road, Laura. Joseph Michael Morrison, 40, of 6345 Studebaker Road, Tipp City, to Lynne Marie Hopkins, 44, of same address. Dustin Lee Goings, 26, of 634 Gordon St., Piqua, to Kristin Nichole Dowell, 30, of same address. Robert Dean Petering, 25,

of 9004 Grover Road, Lewisburg, to Jennifer Sue Benfield, 25, of 330 Kent Road, Tipp City. William Edward Watercutter, 61, of 4560 W. Miami Shelby, Piqua, to Laura Ann Wright, 54, of 505 Ledford Lane, Englewood. Bradley Robert Via, 38, of 2513 Glasgow Drive, Troy, to Amy Michelle Crabtree, 34, of same address. Stephen Gene Stoner, 26, of 212 E. High St., Pleasant Hill, to Alisa Sue Bolen, 25, of 1159 S. Ridge Aven., Troy. Cody Wayne Gibbs, 20, of 3314 Elleman Road, Ludlow Falls, to Paige Nicolette Harner, 18, of 432 Park Ave., West Milton.

LOCAL PROFESSIONALS Keep your pet from frowning with proper prevention Molly Simonis Assistant Director of Public Relations

Does your dog or cat have unbearably bad breath? Maybe your pet has become a little sluggish? Or started to become a picky eater? Or maybe your pet is not showing any signs of discomfort but could be building up harmful bacteria. All these things can have one thing in common for your dog or cat: dental disease. Sometimes as pet owners it is hard to tell if your animal is not feeling well. They are very good at hiding symptoms, especially since they cannot tell us if they aren’t feeling 100%. Dental cleanings can sometimes be an easy fix to your pets well-being. An annual check-up or semi-annual dental exam can help determine what dental upkeep may be necessary for your dog or cat. According to, periodontal (gum) disease is one of the most commonly diag-

nosed diseases in adult dogs and cats. It is caused by buildup of tartar on the pets teeth that extends under the gum line. This can then allow bacteria to fester in the root of the tooth. And all of this can lead to your pet needing some teeth removed. Periodontal disease, being a constant source of bacteria, could also cause heart, kidney or liver problems if a pets dental health is not monitored regularly. PREVENTION IS KEY! There are a number of things that can be done regularly to keep your pets teeth and gums more healthy. A simple rawhide chip can help control tartar in their mouths. Another option is to add a take-home dental remedy to your pets water which helps to fight tartar. You can also brush your dog or cats teeth on a regular basis even though this option always seems easier said than done. But there are now more ways than ever help your pet

keep a clean mouth, and pet dental products he/she care, your pet should have needed. Visiting your vet your veterinarian should be prefers. dental cleanings under gen- for an annual physical and a able to give you a brand of A long with home dental eral anesthesia when semi-annual dental exam is important. “Some dogs and cats may only need a cleaning every few years, while others may need one every six months,” Dr. Lindsey Roth DVM of Troy Animal Hospital and Bird Clinic advises. “It is all dependent on the individual pet and preventive care.” Dental care is just as important for pets as it is for their owners. It can be easy to provide upkeep for your pets mouth with the right tools and tricks that today’s veterinarian can help provide you. Even if your dog or cat is elderly and aging, a dental cleaning will leave them with a livelier and perkier attitude. If you have concerns pertaining to your pets oral hygiene, feel free to contact your veterinarian with questions on how you can prevent problems like infected gums or even just The staff at Troy Animal Hospital and Bird Clinic invites you to come in or call to make your bad breath! pets next dental appointment.

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Saturday, October 8, 2011 9:00 A.M. LOCATION: Miami County Fairgrounds, 650 N. Co. Rd. 25A, Troy, Ohio DIRECTIONS: County Rd. 25-A North of Troy. Auction to be held in the old Merchants Building. JD 990 TRACTOR – SNOWMOBILES – BOX TRAILER – 30 GUNS – TOY TRACTORS OFFICE FURNITURE - 1000 BELT BUCKLES – 1995 DODGE ¾ TON PICK UP TRACTOR – BOX TRAILER: John Deere 990 Tractor w/front wheel assist w/430 John Deere Loader (only 298 hours, like new); 1995 Dodge Ram 2500 Series 4/Wheel Drive Pick-Up V-10; 2002 Halmark, all aluminum, 7’x20’ box snowmobile Trailer, front and rear ramp doors, 7000 lb. GVW (very nice). SNOWMOBILES & AUTO: 1998 Yamaha V-Max 700 (clean); 1996 Ski-Doo 380 w/electric start (nice machine); 1985 Yamaha Phazer, snowmobile dolly; 1939 Ford 2 door (needs work, as-is); 1966 Mustang car parts; 6 cylinder Ford motor; Transmission; Hood; 4 Bolt wheels; Fender; Rear end. TOOLS: King Kutter II 3 pt. roto-tiller; 3 pt. rock rake; 6’ scraper blade; 3 pt. post hole digger; King Kutter grader box; 5’ Bush Hog; Yard roller; M & D 27 ton log splitter; Ranch King lawn mower; 2 wheel weed eater; 2 push mowers; M & D rear mount roto-tiller; High wheel front mount brush cutter; Seeder; 4’ roller; 7’x16’ flatbed trailer w/2’ dovetail; 6.6’ x 18’ Flatbed trailer w/dovetail, 3500 lb. axles; Larin 2 ton motor lift; Bush Wacker hedge trimmers, gas; McLane reel mower; JD greens mower; Gas powered pull behind lawn sprayer; 2 torch sets; 2 joggle jacks; Par air compressor w/hose reel; 10 drawer SnapOn tool box; Huskee #175 lawn spreader; Nut set repair kit; Mac socket set ½” drive; Delta grinder; Parts wash table; Vise; Milwaukee drain cleaner; Saws; Finish nail gun; Drills; Bolt bin; Craftsman table saw; Master tool box; Storage cabinet; Craftsman radial saw; Cordless drill; 3 wooden step ladders; Stihl chain saw 20” blade; Deck stone; Flag stone; 30 – 4’ round post; Werner 24’ fiberglass ladder (like new). GUNS: SHOTGUNS: Remington 870 T.B. 12 ga., Remington 12 ga. Wingmaster, Remington 1100 Trap 12 ga., Remington 1100 12 ga., Winchester 1200 12 ga., Winchester 97 12 ga., Winchester 97 12 ga., Winchester model 12 12 ga., Winchester model 12 12 ga., Winchester model 37 12 ga., Remington model 10 12 ga., Ithaca model 37 12 ga., Wards Hercules model 10, Mossberg model 835 12 ga., Mossberg model 500A 12 ga., Double Barrel St. Etienne, France 12 ga., J.C. Higgins 12 ga. Turkey Shoot gun, Stevens 12 ga. Turkey shoot gun. BARRELS: Winchester 97 Barrel & Forearm 12 ga., Remington 870 Barrel 12 ga., Mossberg 500A Barrel 12 ga. RIFLES: Winchester model 69A 22 cal., Winchester model 67 22 cal., Remington model 572 22 cal., Remington model 514 22 cal., 2 - J. Stevens Favorite 22 cal. Cracker, Marlin model 60 22 cal., PISTOLS: S&W #1 2nd issue 7 shot 22 cal., Enfield #2 M-K1 380, Mauser-Werke model Hsc 7.65 mm, Ruger new model convertible 357 & 9 mm., Black Hawk; 10 assorted new & old Gun Cases. TOYS: American Flyer train set; Marx train set and accessories; N-scale Atlas train set w/extra train cars; Meadow Lane metal barn; Metal doll house; Wicker baby stroller; Child’s reel mower; Dolls (like new) – Suzi-O, Angel Love, Libby; Rocking doll bench (Holmes County); BP Trucks (in box); Fire truck; Goodyear blimp (in box); 2 Napa semis (in box); Oliver semi (in box); UPS semi; Oliver pick-up; Golden Harvest semi (in box); Zekes toy front discharge concrete truck (in box); Woods equipment semi (in box); Hesston semi (in box); Beck’s semi (in box) JD truck bank; Hill bank. TOY TRACTORS: Hesston tractor limited edition model 1380; Hesston limited edition model 980 DT; Hesston tractor model 980 DT 4 wheel drive (in box); Hesston tractor 980; Bobcat skid loader; JD 1940 12A combine; Claas Combine w/grain table; Case L tractor; JD model G tractor; JD Model E Hit & Miss; JD Waterloo boy; Cockshut 580 super tractor; White 2-135; White tractor first addition; Fordson; White tractor 2-180; Field Boss; Oliver 1955; F-12 Farmall; Cat 2 ton tractor; Oliver Super 88; JD 7800 tractor; Case Vac tractor; Oliver/White 1655 tractor; IH grain drill; Feed mixers; Approx. 60 pieces of 1/64 toy tractors & equipment; Huber threshing machine; JD thresher. ANTIQUES – COLLECTABLE ITEMS: Russell print 1908 Cowboy scene; Lanterns; Stick pins; Jr-G-Man; Dizzy Dean baseball bat pin; Lionel 100th Anniversary alarm clock; Wood pulley’s; Cross-cut saw; Wood beam plow; Tractor seat; Wooden barrel marked Hesston; Old cameras; Brass scales; Stanley #3 plane; Sleigh bells; Tin cigar case; Pepsi phone; Mounted snapping turtle; Bird cage cast stand; Tin comb case; German leaf plate; Fish plates & platter; Depression pieces; Franciscan ware - Desert Rose pattern, partial set; Crocks; Army duffel bags; Russian canteen; Jim Beam whiskey decanter train; 3 cedar lined trunks; Older National Case Register; Lead glass pool table lamp; Aladdin brass lamp. ANTIQUE FURNITURE & HOUSEHOLD: 3 pc. Antique Bedroom Suite; Oak Antique book case; Oak bar w/copper top (newer, very nice); H&K stereo system; RCA surround sound system; Office set – desk, credenza; book cases; matching files; Curio cabinet; 3 pc. oak entertainment center; Gun cabinet; Camel back trunk; Kenmore dryer; Whirlpool washer; Ward upright deep freezer; Television w/4 speakers; Maple table & chairs; 2 – 3 cushion sofas; Cherry serving table; End tables; 2 wing back chairs; Maple deacons bench; Broyhill 3 pc. bedroom suite; Overstuffed swivel rocker; 2 - 4 drawer file cabinets; Small desk; 4 drawer chest; 5 drawer chest; Maple rocker. AUCTIONEERS NOTE: This is a very large sale with something for everyone. Come spend the day. Will run 2 rings part of the day. Guns sell at 12:30 p.m. followed by large items.

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KITTENS, gorgeous! Tabbies, long haired and short haired. Charcoal and silver stripes. Also, orange & white, black & white and white & orange, 8 weeks old, $20 each, (937)473-2122

805 Auto 1994 FORD E150 Handicap Van. 118K miles, good condition. Asking $3000. (937)473-2388

PUPPIES: Bichon Frise, Shi-chon, malti-poo, Carin Terrier, Schnoodle, Lhachon, Pug/Pom Mix. $100 and up. (419)925-4339

2000 CHRYSLER Grand Voyager. 177k miles, runs and looks good. $1900 OBO. (937)417-2576

PUPPIES, Shihtzu, 5 weeks old, male multi color, female light brown, black. $200 each. Adorable & playful. Call Michelle at (937)830-0963

2006 FORD Five Hundred SEL, 94,000 miles, black with grey interior, power leather seats, multi CD disc player, $9,000. (937)335-3014

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860 Recreation Vehicles GOLF CART 1994 Ez-go, 1 year old battery, charger, key switch, lights, back seat, winter cover. $2300 OBO (937)332-6925

TREADMILL, Precor 9.2S, very good condition. Displays: distance, time, speed, calories, incline, walking & running courses. Moving, must sell. $250. Call (937)570-8123.

890 Trucks 1995 FORD F150, dark green. V6 standard, 160K 4 extra used tires with rims. Free GPS! $1999. (937)524-5099

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8, 9:30 AM FARM EQUIPMENT: John Deere 3010 WFE gas tractor; J D F911 60” front cutting deck, lawn tractor mower; IH Cub Cadet 1250 Hydro lawn tractor w/ mower deck & snow blade; excellent NH 165 manure spreader; 2 good flat bed wagons; 140 & 300 bushel hopper wagons; wooden utility trailer; hyd 3 pt fork lift; hand crafted gas log splitter; cement mixer; 2 round bale feeders; PU truck step bumpers & ball or pin hitch 5th wheel setup. Cox 20 ft, 10 ton equipment trailer w/ dual wheel tandem axles & 5 ft beaver tail ramps, purchased new in 2004, VGC & worthy of a $4,500 reserve. HOME FURNISHINGS, ANTIQUES, COLLECTIBLES, PATIO ITEMS & HH GOODS: Duncan Phyfe dining rm suite; buffet base china cabinet w/ glass doors; cherry buffet; early Am trestle table w/ 6 chairs; couch; sofa, coffee & lamp tables; nice GWTW lamp; Hurricane lamps w/ prisms; Antique Eastlake loveseat & side chair; Fr Prov QS 5 pc bedroom suite; wardrobe; early Am chest of drws; ranch oak desk w/ hutch top; mesh metal patio furniture; etc. GLASSWARE, CHINA & MORE OF INTEREST: Northwood carnival bowl; very nice gold decorated water pitcher & 6 glasses; stemware; green satin depression condiment set; glass baskets; milk glass cake stand; pressed & pattern glass; salt dips; Hull Art vase; Delft shoes; ducks, chickens & other figurines; Noritake Havana china service for 12; cups & saucers; afghans & soft goods; Horatio Alger books & others; erector set; galvanized sprinkling can; white crock; No. 7 CI kettle; match box holders; 2 old tobacco tins & country items from the barn, plus a group of Indian flint points! GE roaster & stand; KA mixer; Char Broil grill. TOOLS, ETC: Homelite chain saw; engine hoist; dbl grinder; Skil Saw, circular saw, drills, Dremel Tool; etc; older hand tools; hay hooks; kerosene can; implement seat; auto spotlights; wooden box w/ adv; pet cage; fence charger; bikes; shop supplies. NOTE: Auction order will be items off the wagon, tools & farm equipment in the morning followed by collectibles & home furnishings. Mrs Vore has sold the farm. Her move to town has created a small auction of nice items, so be timely to take advantage of this opportunity. Photos at Thank you in advance for your attendance.


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Rates fall again WASHINGTON (AP) — Fixed mortgage rates have fallen to historic new lows for a fourth straight week and are likely to fall further. The average on a 30-year fixed mortgage fell to 4.01 percent this week, Freddie Mac said Thursday. That’s the lowest rate since the mortgage buyer began keeping records in 1971. The last time long-term rates were lower was in 1951, when most long-term home loans lasted just 20 or 25 years. The average on a 15-year fixed mortgage, a popular refinancing option, ticked down to 3.28 percent. Economists say that’s the lowest rate ever for the loan. Rates on mortgages could fall further after the Federal Reserve announced last week that it would take further action to try to lower long-term rates. Still, low rates have so far done little to boost home sales or refinancing. Many would-be buyers or homeowners don’t have enough cash or home equity to get a new loan.

a length of fall ribbon like BY MARY CAROL burlap, which is my current GARRITY Scripps Howard News Service favorite, and tie a simple knot to secure the wreath to If the thought of trans- the door knocker or a nail. Or hang a piece of artwork forming your home decor for fall makes your eyes glaze on your front door, or maybe over, than I have some good a mirror embellished with news for you. It’s easy to some fall picks like sunflowtransform your house when ers or berries. 2. The dining table. you concentrate on five key Maybe it’s because I go spots, and use these supereasy tricks — many of which ape over beautiful dishes and I’ve suggested before but are table linens, but one of the first places I focus my energy always worth considering. 1. The front door. If you when I decorate for the seadon’t do another thing to son is my tables. Whether it’s your home this fall, dress up an elaborate display on your your door with a seasonal formal dining-room table, treatment. Everyone who something simple on the passes will enjoy this highly kitchen table or a unique visible tribute to autumn. treatment for an outdoor You’ve made your home’s table, you can pull together exterior look lovely and put a an eye-catching tablescape in smile on someone else’s face. minutes. I created a tablescape on Not a bad return for a fivethe dining table on my minute investment! What could be easier than screened porch that looks hanging a fall wreath on your lush and layered, but was door? Wreaths that feature really a snap to pull together. SCRIPPS HOWARD NEWS SERVICE PHOTO COURTESY OF NELL HILL’S faux fall foliage like leaves, Wreaths that feature faux fall foliage like leaves, flowers flowers and berries have gotand berries have gotten better and better through the • See IMPACT on C2 years. ten better over the years. Use


Where have buyers gone? even if there aren’t a lot of other listings in the area. Today’s buyers are looking for a good deal. A listing that receives no serious Beautiful interest is usually homes in desirpriced too high and able locations can is not a good value sit on the market at that price. Dian Hymer for months simply It’s easy enough For the Miami Valley Sunday News because they are to determine priced too high whether a house is and the sellers won’t reduce the priced right for the market. If a price. Sellers often tell their agent listing isn’t selling but other simito encourage buyers to make offers, lar well-priced listings in the area but buyers usually don’t. sell soon after they come on the Although this may seem counmarket, the message is clear. One terintuitive to sellers, buyers have of the first things buyers want to good reasons for not making offers know when they discover a listing on listings that are overpriced for is: How long has it been on the the market. A high price can signal market? an unrealistic seller. HOUSE HUNTING TIP: Many Today’s market is challenging. sellers are in denial about the curBuyers are nervous, busy and usu- rent market value of their homes. ally not in a rush to buy. There is It’s difficult to accept that you can’t no sense of urgency to buy now, so sell for the price you paid, or the buyers are waiting for the right price you need to buy another house at the right price. Buyers home, or the price you want don’t want to waste time trying to because you think your home is convince sellers that they are right worth it. We’re in a buyer’s market. about the market value of their In terms of pricing for the market, home and the sellers aren’t. Most the only price that’s relevant is buyers prefer to wait until the sell- what a willing and able buyer will ers reduce the price to a reasonable pay, not what the sellers hope level and then make an offer. they’ll receive. It’s not uncommon for a seller to Buyers who are interested in receive an offer almost immediate- making an offer on an overpriced ly after the price is lowered, and listing should first have their agent sometimes more than one offer. check with the listing agent to find Buyers wait until they know their out if there is any flexibility in the offer won’t be made in vain. sellers’ price and why the home is Buyers who have serious inter- on the market. This will help you est in a house that’s priced too high assess the sellers’ motivation. often don’t make an offer because Do the sellers need to sell they’re concerned about offending because of a job relocation, death or the seller. They fear this might divorce? These are motivated selljeopardize their chances later when ers. They need to sell, even though the sellers reduce their price. they may not want to. If they don’t In areas where there are plenty price right for the market initially, of listings to choose from, there’s no they will probably become realistic incentive for buyers to make an about the price at some point. offer on an overpriced listing. Why THE CLOSING: Steer clear of battle with an unrealistic seller sellers who want to sell only if they when there are several other can get a price that is not attainhomes on the market that are able in the current market. equally appealing and priced competitively? Dian Hymer, a real estate broker Listings that have been on the with more than 30 years’ experience, market for some time at the wrong is a nationally syndicated real price can be ignored by buyers, estate columnist and author.

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backs of these rugs are usually sprayed or painted with adhesives to secure the pile yarn. These rugs cannot be truly called Oriental rugs. • Hand-knotted: In a hand-knotted rug, a weaver ties a knot in each yarn. Each knot of yarn is tied securely around two or three strands of warp yarn, which is the vertical yarn set up initially on the loom as the basis for the rug that will be woven upon it. Shearing: After the rug is woven, overall shearing of the pile is done by hand, to an even depth or to varia-

tions of textural depth specified by the designer. Shapes within the overall design are usually incised, cut around carefully by hand to create dimension and clarity of design. Knot count: This term refers to “knots per square inch.” The more detailed and complex the design, and the finer/thinner the wool, the more knots are required for clarity of color and design. High-quality rugs usually range from 50 to 100 knots per inch. • Where was the rug made? You’ve heard of a Persian rug or a Chinese rug or a Tibetan rug, all of

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Impact • Continued from C1

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