Morgan City High School's Makye Richard (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Area coaches are excited to see teams perform in the Morgan City High School Football Jamboree Friday at Tiger Stadium. Berwick and Patterson open the 2016 season with new head coaches, while Morgan City returns third-year coach Scott Tregle.

The Central Catholic High School volleyball team returns a wealth of experience in 2016. The team finished its 2015 season with a 19-22 mark, falling in the second round of the Division V postseason to eventual state runner-up Ascension Episcopal. Members of the 2016 team are, seated from left, managers Caitlyn Picou, Kelly Russo and Emily Price. Kneeling are Rachel Rogers, Rayne Hotard, Sinclair Callais, Symone Wiggins, Caroline Green, Adriana Dupuis, Elise Hidalgo, Macy Sims, Kerrilyn Luc and Emma Simons. Standing, are Katie Hoffpauir, Taylor Picou, Quincee Wiggins, Hallie Autin, Lexi Landry, Rebecca David, Ter’yanna Johnson, Ava Nicar, Sydney Williams, Brooke Lipari, Bailee Lipari, Bayli Scully, Emma Aucoin and Alyssa Landry. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Musemeche Photography)

Central Catholic’s volleyball team may just have three seniors and three juniors on its squad this season, but don’t be fooled by the squad’s youth in grade level. They have experience.

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One person was killed Wednesday in a two-vehicle accident on US 90 near the Garden City exit. Emergency responders were dispatched at approximately 1:20 p.m. An SUV and small car were involved. Two victims were transported to Lafayette by Acadian Air Med, and one person refused treatment.

Morgan City High School's Makye Richard (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

The Central Catholic High School volleyball team returns a wealth of experience in 2016. The team finished its 2015 season with a 19-22 mark, falling in the second round of the Division V postseason to eventual state runner-up Ascension Episcopal. Members of the 2016 team are, seated from left, managers Caitlyn Picou, Kelly Russo and Emily Price. Kneeling are Rachel Rogers, Rayne Hotard, Sinclair Callais, Symone Wiggins, Caroline Green, Adriana Dupuis, Elise Hidalgo, Macy Sims, Kerrilyn Luc and Emma Simons. Standing, are Katie Hoffpauir, Taylor Picou, Quincee Wiggins, Hallie Autin, Lexi Landry, Rebecca David, Ter’yanna Johnson, Ava Nicar, Sydney Williams, Brooke Lipari, Bailee Lipari, Bayli Scully, Emma Aucoin and Alyssa Landry. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Musemeche Photography)

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Sugarcane Field Day

Participants in the 2016 St. Mary, Iberia and Vermilion Sugarcane Field Day traveled Friday to one of the prepared stops at the Iberia Research Station in Jeanerette. Presenters gave speeches about sugarcane seed strains. The event also featured information on new technology and science behind the ever-changing sugarcane industry. LSU AgCenter scientists at the Iberia Research Station also conducts research on cattle and row crops. Scientists also study energy cane, a variety of sugarcane developed to produce biomass that can be turned into fuel for the emerging biofuel market. The 1,137-acre station in Iberia Parish has 900 acres of summer perennial pasture and hay meadows, a 200-head feedlot, and 150 acres devoted to research with agronomic crops. The cattle research includes studies of crossbreeding cattle to evaluate the suitability of tropically adapted breeds to Louisiana, resistance to internal parasites and efficient use of nutrients. Scientists conduct studies on forage-fed beef, which is becoming more popular. (Photos by Colin Murphey)

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Sports

Central Catholic held off a last-ditch effort for a touchdown by Vermilion Catholic for a 20-13 victory at the Iron Man Jamboree at Teurlings Catholic Thursday.

Lifestyle

By this time of the year, our yards and gardens generally look a little frayed. Heat stress takes its toll on just about everything except the tropicals.

Obituaries

Mrs. Rosemary Hall, 79, a resident of Franklin and native of the Oaklawn Community, passed away Sunday, August 21, 2016, at 4:50 a.m., at Lafayette General Hospital.

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