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B2 SATURDAY OCTOBER 17 201 5 WWWVICKSBURGPOSTCOM lorida battles distractions before game against LSU BATON ROUGE La (AP) If the resurgent lorida Gators leave Death Valley with their first loss this season have to wonder what if? The matchup of No 8 lorida (6 0 4 0 Southeastern Conference) and sixth ranked LSU (5 0 3 0) on Saturday night is certain to be one of the most anticipated college football contests in the nation this week Yet the competitive balance seems to have tipped in favor because of recent off the field issues Gators starting quar terback Will Grier was suspended one year on Monday for violating the policy on performance enhanc ing drugs Then lorida i rresnman aetensive rD back Deiondre Porter one of the top special teams players been arrested this week for allegedly firing a gun in the direction of his pregnant girlfriend As if trying to slow down star LSU running back Leonard oumette enough Now the ability to com partmentalize will be seriously tested irst year lorida coach Jim McEl wain said playing major college football is always going to challenge ability to focus even without suspen sions or arrests talk about chaos and distrac tions Playing in Tiger Stadium in a night game a lot of it going LORIDA AT LSU Saturday 6 pm TV: ESPN Radio: 1013 sai McElwain who is the first lorida coach since Galen Hall in 1984 to start 6 0 in his first season with the program team about each other and they care obviously But at the same time got to move on and those are the lessons we learn in life Sometimes things happen So are you going to sit there and hang your Treon Harris will be quar terback going forward and McElwain seems to believe Harris is ready Harris started did a really good job of when he was in that (backup) role of preparing like a McElwain said wish every guy on our did that because you just never know one play LSU coach Les Miles has seen first hand how well a talented team can overcome distractions His own team dealt with them in 201 1 when then starting quarterback Jordan Jefferson was suspended in connection with a bar fight The Tigers lose until their rematch with Alabama in the national title game So Miles is forecasting an epic showdown with the Gators distrac tions and all is a top 10 matchup This is Tiger Stadium at its Miles said should be a great game a very competitive game and certainly two very capable football JUSTIN POST I I nP1 I i WILSON CAN WHIP IT: Warren Central quarterback Jesse Wilson throws a pass during game against Murrah Wilson ran for a touchdown as the Vikings won 35 6 LOTTERY STATECOLLEGES LOTTERY CORPORATION DRAWING La Pick 3: 1 1 0 La Pick 4: 6 0 8 8 Mega Millions: 2 38 48 61 68 Megaball: 4 Megaplier: 3 wwwtouisionafotterycom Q31 HINDS NEWS: Hinds Community College had 459 yards of total offense and quarterback Jaquez Parks threw three touchdown passes In a 38 13 win over Jones Junior College on Thursday Receivers Javon Wims and Jahmmir Taylor each caught two touchdown passes for Hinds (5 3 3 2 MACJC South) i '2" NEWS: 1 No 7 East Mississippi Commu nity College beat No 4 Northwest Mississippi 49 1 6 Thursday to win its fifth straight MACJC North Division football championship and its sev enth in eight years ormer Warren Central star DeArius Christmas had 13 total tackles for East Mississippi (7 1 5 0 MACJC North) PREP OOTBALL riday's Mississippi scores Aberdeen 48 South Pontotoc 3 Adams Christian 40 East Rankin Aca 39 Baldwyn 55 East Union 6 Bassfield 54 Amite County 28 Bay Springs 33 Newton 24 Bay St Louis 31 Vancleave 27 Belmont 54 New Site 0 Benton Academy 38 Porter's Chapel Aca 0 Blggersville 33 Thrasher 18 Booneville 16 Benton County 8 Calhoun City 63 Bruce 13 Callaway 50 Greenville 8 Calvary Christian 44 Mt Salus 14 Canton Aca 42 Tri County Aca 7 Cathedral 27 Centreville Aca 14 Center Hill 49 Saltillo 7 Charleston 45 Holly Springs 0 Choctaw County 41 Philadelphia 40 Clarksdale 22 Lewisburg 21 Clarksdale Lee Aca 14 Winona Christian 12 Clinton 48 Northwest Rankin 21 Coahoma AHS 32 Strayhorn 26 Coldwater 18 Coffeeville 0 Collins 38 Wesl Marion 34 Columbia Aca 49 Bowling Green La 12 Columbus 20 Southaven 10 Columbus Christian 55 Carroll Aca 38 Corinth 64 Itawamba 25 D'Iberville 44 Hanco*ck 14 Delta Aca 47 Strider Aca 6 DeSoto Central 39 Hernando 16 Durant 38 McAdams 8 East Side 48 Amanda Elzy 0 East Webster 38 Okolona 14 Enterprise Clarke 28 Heidelberg 26 51 Hamilton 26 orest 42 Choctaw Central 14 orest Hill 35 Peart 31 orrest Co AHS 23 Greene County 14 ranklin Academy 26 Tensas Academy La 20 rankfin Co 27 Port Gibson 8 Gautier 33 Long Beach 13 Germantown 42 Neshoba Central 22 Greenville Christian 41 Clinton Christian Academy 19 Greenwood 38 Cleveland 7 Grenada 42 Canton 21 Gulfport 13 Harrison Central 12 Hazlehurst 26 Wilkinson County 22 Hebron Christian 46 Calhoun Aca 16 Holmes County Central 41 Lanier 6 Houston 50 Leake Central 27 Independence 35 Palmer 22 Indanoia Aca 38 Heritage Aca 7 Jackson Prep 38 Presbyterian Christian 10 Jefferson County 14 Wesson 6 Kemper Aca 56 Centra! Academy 6 Kemper County 52 Southeast Lauderdale 0 Kosciusko 40 Caledonia 31 Kossuth 55 Alcorn Central 0 Lafayette 49 New Albany 14 Lake 49 Pelahatchie 41 Lamar School 34 East Rankin Aca 0 Lamar School 42 Hartfield Academy 0 Laurel 62 Brookhaven 14 Lawrence County 42 South Pike 12 Leake Aca 42 Oak Hill Aca 13 Lekxe County 24 South Delta 20 Leland 30 Riverside 24 Loyd Star 55 Enterprise Lincoln 32 Lumberton 46 Bogue Chitto 8 Madison Ridgeland Aca 45 Jackson Aca 7 Magee 35 St Andrew's 7 Manchester Aca 31 Central Holmes 30 Mantachie 54 Potts Camp 6 McComb 28 lorence 25 Mandan 14 Brandon 7 Mize 48 Salem 27 Morton 35 Crystal Springs 8 Moss Point 19 Pass Christian 0 Nettleton 40 Mooreville 34 Newton Co Aca 14 Prentiss Christian 13 Newton County 29 Northeast Lauderdale 21 North Delta 31 Marshal Aca 14 North orrest 44 Richton 24 North Pike 64 Richland 21 North Pontotoc 43 Hatley 14 Northeast Jones 50 Quitman 18 Noxapater 25 rench Camp 0 Noxubee County 33 Louisville 7 O'Bannon 14 West Bofivar 6 Oak Grove 45 Terry 25 Ocean Springs 49 George County 17 Otve Branch 38 Hom Lake 36 Oxford 46 New Hope 12 PwWane Aca 43 Copiah Aca 28 Pascagoula 21 Hattiesburg 18 Peart River Central 41 West Harrison County 0 PeM 56 Jackson Jim HI 20 Picayune 51 Stone County 14 Pickens Academy Ala 44 Russel Christian Academy 18 Pisgah 38 St Joseph Madison 12 Pontotoc 28 Tishomingo County 7 PoptaMte 56 3 Prairie View La 46 Deer Creek School 0 Prentiss 56 West Lincoln 14 Provine 10 West Jones 3 Puckett 35 Scott Central 6 Purvis 45 Columbia 21 Raleigh 46 McLaurin 9 Raymond 19 Yazoo City 7 Rebul Aca 68 Delta Streets 54 Resurrection Catholic 31 Sacred Heart 0 Ridgeland 31 Vicksburg 21 Rosa ort 38 Ripley 8 Sebastopol 56 Leake County 27 Seminary 24 Perry Central 6 Senatobia 58 Byhalia 7 Shannon 28 Amory 6 Sharkey Issaquena Aca 54 Humphreys Aca 14 Shaw 37 Broad Street 14 Simpson Aca 51 Brookhaven Aca 0 Smithville 15 Nanih Waiya 10 South Panola 35 Tupelo 0 St Joseph Greenville 58 Kirk Aca 6 St Martin 49 Biloxi 14 St Stanislaus 49 East Central 35 Starkville 28 Madison Central 10 Starkville Aca 24 Pillow Aca 17 Sylva Bay Aca 30 Winston Aca 27 Tallulah La 56 Park Place Christian Academy 26 Taylorsville 47 East Marion 19 TCPS 42 Houlka 6 Trinity Episcopal 52 Glenbrook La 14 Tunica Academy 42 West Memphis Chnstian Ark 20 Tylertown 49 St Patrick 0 Union 24 Clarkdale 14 Velma Jackson 54 Ruleville 26 Walnut 51 HW Byers 20 Warren Central 35 Murrah 6 Washington School 49 Bayou Aca 6 Water Valley 30 North Panola 18 Wayne Aca 13 Heidelberg Academy 12 Wayne County 52 Natchez 0 West Lauderdale 27 Mendenhall 26 West Lowndes 38 Vardaman 21 West Point 47 Lake Cormorant 21 Winona 24 Eupora 14 Yazoo County 28 Humphreys 0 COLLEGE OOTBALL Top 25 schedule Game No 15 Stanford 56 No 18 UCLA 35 riday's Games Utah St 52 No 21 Boise St 26 No 24 Houston 42 Tulane 7 Saturday's Games No 1 Ohio St vs Penn St 7 pm No 2 Baylor vs West Virginia 11 am No 3 TCU at Iowa St 6 pm No 4 Utah vs Arizona St 9 pm No 5 Clemson vs Boston College 6 pm No 6 LSU vs No 8 lorida 6 pm No 7 Michigan St at No 12 Michigan 2:30 pm No 9 Texas vs No 10 Alabama 2:30 pm No 11 lorida St vs Louisville 11 am No 13 Ole Miss at Memphis 11 am No 14 Notre Dame vs Southern California 6:30 pm No 17 Iowa at No 20 Northwestern 11 am i No 19 Oklahoma at Kansas St 2:30 pm No 22 Toledo vs Eastern Michigan 11 am Mississippi college schedule Saturday's Games Ole Miss at Memphis 1 1 am Louisiana Tech at Mississippi St 11 am Jackson St at Alabama 1 pm Warner University at Belhaven 1 pm Millsaps at Birmingham Southern 1 pm Grambling at Alcorn St 2 pm Texas Southern at Mississippi Valley St 2 pm UTSA at Southern Miss 6 pm West Georgia at Delta St 6 pm Open date: Mississippi College Southeastern Conference Game Auburn 30 Kentucky 27 Saturday's Games Ole Miss at Memphis 11 am Louisiana Tech at Mississippi St 11 am Alabama at Texas 2:30 pm Vanderbilt at South Carolina 3 pm lorida at LSU 6 pm Missouri at Georgia 6:30 pm Open data: Arkansas Tennessee Conference USA Garn Western Kentucky 55 North Texas 28 Saturday's Gamas Louisiana Tach at Mississippi St 11 am lorida International at Middle Tennessee 1 1 am Marshall at lorida Atlantic 11 am Charlotte at Old Dominion 2:30 pm UTSA at Southam Mlaa 6 pm Open data: UTEP Rice SOUTHWESTERN ATHLETIC CONERENCE Thursday's Gama Alabama St 31 Ark Pine Bluff 24 Saturdays Games Jackson St st Alabama 1 pm Grambling at Alcorn St 2 pm Texas Southern at Mlsalsalppl Valley St 2 pm Prairie View al Southern 4 pm NL AMERICAN CONERENCE East NATIONAL CONERENCE East Pct PA New England 4 0 0 1000 149 76 NY Jets 3 1 0 750 95 55 Buffalo 3 2 0 600 124 105 Miami 1 3 0 250 65 101 South Pct PA Indianapolis 3 2 0 600 99 113 Tennessee 1 3 0 250 102 91 Houston 1 4 0 200 97 135 Jacksonville 1 4 0 200 93 145 North Pct PA Cincinnati 5 0 0 1000 148 101 Pittsburgh 3 2 0 600 120 95 Cleveland 2 3 0 400 118132 Baltimore 1 4 0 200 123 137 West Pct PA Denver 5 0 0 1000 113 79 San Diego 2 3 0 400 116 134 Oakland 2 3 0 400 107 124 Kansas City 1 4 0 200 117 143 Pct PA NY Giants 3 2 0 600 132 109 Dallas 2 3 0 400 101 131 Washington 2 3 0 400 97 104 Philadelphia 2 3 0 400 117 103 South Pct PA Carolina 4 0 0 1000 108 71 Atlanta 5 1 0 833 183 143 Tampa Bay 2 3 0 400 110 148 New Orleans 2 4 0 333 134 164 North Pct PA Green Bay 5 0 0 1000 137 81 Minnesota 2 2 0 500 80 73 Chicago 2 3 0 400 86 142 Detroit 0 5 0 000 83 138 West Pct PA Arizona 4 1 0 800 190 90 St Louis 2 3 0 400 84 113 Seattle 2 3 0 400 111 98 San rancisco 1 4 0 200 75 140 Week 6 schedule Thursday' Game New Orleans 31 Atlanta 21 Sunday's Games Kansas City at Minnesota Noon Miami at Tennessee Noon Washington at NY Jets Noon Arizona at Pittsburgh Noon Cincinnati at Buffalo Noon Chicago at Detroit Noon Denver at Cleveland Noon Houston at Jacksonville Noon Carolina at Seattle 3:05 pm Baltimore at San rancisco 3:25 pm San Diego at Green Bay 3:25 pm New England at Indianapolis 7:30 pm Open: Dallas Oakland St Louis Tampa Bay Monday's Game Giants at Philadelphia 7:30 pm MLB MLB Playoffs League Championship Series (Beet of 7 tf necessary) American League Kansas City 1 Toronto 0 riday: KansasCity 5 Toronto 0 Saturday: Toronto at Kansas City 3:07 pm (S1) Monday: Kansas City at Toronto 7:07 pm (S1) Tuesday: Kansas City at Toronto 307 pm (S1) Oct 21 Kansas City at Toronto 307 pm (S1) Oct 23: Toronto at Kansas City 7:07 pm (S1) Oct 24: Toronto at Kansas City 7:07 pm (S1) National League All games televised by TBS Chicago Cube vs New York Meta Saturday: Chicago at New York 707 pm Sunday: Chicago at New York 7:07 pm Tueeday: New York at Chicago 7:07 pm Oct 21: New York at Chicago 7:07 pm Oct 22: New York at Chicago 707 pm Oct 24: Chicago at New York 307 or 707 pm Oct 25: Chicago at New York 707 pm COLLEGE OOTBALL ON TV Saturday 1 1 am CBSSN Bucknell at Army 1 1 am ESPN2 Iowa at Northwestern 1 1 am SEC Network Louisiana Tech at Mississippi State 1 1 am ESPN Louisville at lorida State 1 1 am ABC Ole Miss at Memphis 1 1 am Big Ten Purdue at Wisconsin 1 1 am ESPNU South lorida at Connecticut 1 1 am I Texas Tech at Kansas 1 1 am ESPN News Tulsa at East Carolina 1 1 am ox West Virginia at Baylor 2:30 pm CBSSN Air orce at Colorado State 2:30 pm CBS Alabama at Texas 2:30 pm ESPN Michigan State at Michigan 2:30 pm ABC Oklahoma at Kansas State 2:30 pm ESPN2 Nebraska at Minnesota I 2:30 pm ESPNU Virginia Tech at Miami i 2:30 pm SN Syracuse atVirginia 3 pm Pac 1 2 Oregon St at Washington St I 3 pm SEC Network Vanderbilt at Carolina 6 pm SN Wake orest at North Carolina 6 pm ESPNU Boston College at Clemson 6 pm ESPN lorida at LSU 6 pm ESPN2 TCU at Iowa State 6:30 pm SEC Network Missouri at Georgia 6:30 pm CBSSN Central lorida at Temple 6:30 pm NBC Southern Cal at Notre Dame 7 pm ABC Penn State at Ohio State 8 pm I Arizona at Colorado 9 pm ESPN Arizona State at Utah 9:30 pm ESPN2 Oregon at Washington 9:30 pm ESPNU San Diego St at San Jose St NL ON TV Thursday 7:20 pm CBSNL Network Atlanta at New Orleans Sunday Noon CBS Denver at Cleveland 3 pm ox Carolina at Seattle 3:25 pm CBS San Diego at Green Bay 7:20 pm NBC New England at Indianapolis Monday 7:30 pm ESPN NY Giants at Philadelphia NASCAR 2015 Sprint Cup schedule Aug 2 Pennsylvania 400 at Long Pond Pa (Matt Kenseth) Aug 9 Cheez lt 355 at Watkins Glen NY (Joey Logano) Aug 16 Pure Michigan 400 (Matt Kenseth) Aug 22 Irwin Night Race at Bristol Tenn (J Logano) Aug 29 Open date Sept 6 Southern 500 at Darlington SC (Carl Edwards) Sept 12 ederated 400 at Richmond Va (Matt Kens ett?) Chase for the Championship races Challenger round Sept 20 Myafibstofycom 400 at Joliet III (Denny Hamlin) Sept 27 Sylvania 300 at Loudon NH (Matt Kenseth) Oct 4 AAA 400 at Dover Del (Kevin Harvick) Contender round Oct 10 Bank of America 500 at Concord NC (Joey Logano) Oct 18 Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas City Kan (NBC) Oct 25 Geico 500 at Talladega Ala (NBCSN) Eliminator round Nov 1 Goody's 500 at Martinsville Va (NBCSN) Nov 8 AAA Texas 500 at ort Worth Texas (NBC) Nov 15 Quicken Loans 500 at Avondale Ariz (NBC) Champlonehlp round Nov 22 ord Ecoboost 400 at Homestead la (NBC) Chase Standings Driver Pointe Wins 1 Joey Logano 3048 4 2 Kevin Harvick 3042 3 3 Martin Truex Jr 3041 1 4 Demy Hamlin 3040 '2 5 Kurt Busch 6 Cart Edwards 3039 7 Jeff Gordon 3037 8 Brad Keselowski 3035 9 Ryan Newman 3029 0 10 Kyle Busch 3025 4 11: Dale Earnhardt Jr 3018 2 12 Matt Kenseth 3003 1 5 Advanced to Eliminator round 4 PREP OOTBALL NL COLLEGE OOTBALL NASCAR.

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