Patterson resident Samarick Paul, along with South Louisiana Select, attended the 14U BCS Perfect Games Championship/Showcase in Fort Myers, Fla., July 3-9 at the Jet Blue Player Development Complex. While there, Paul competed in the fastest man competition and finished second in the 60-yard dash out of 176 competitors with a time of 6.69 seconds. Paul also was clocked throwing an 81 mph fastball. South Louisiana Select is based out of Houma. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Chasity Paul)
The Marcus Jones/100 Black Men of St. Mary Parish 17th annual 5K Fun Run/Walk will be held Aug. 30 during the 79th annual Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival.