Larose carvers keep their heritage going

New Orleans carver Cal Kingsmill, an event judge at the 40th Annual Cajun Heritage Festival in Larose, examines a hen widgeon entered in the hunting pair division. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of John K. Flores)

One of the things I constantly hear from nearly every person involved in some sort of outdoor activity here in the Sportsman’s Paradise is: “We’ve got to keep it going. It’s our heritage.”

Morgan City Red Sox finish third at world series in Florida

The Morgan City Red Sox, a 13U travel ball team, placed third in the Grand Slam World Series in Panama City Beach, Florida. The event was held June 20-June 25. The team finished the tournament with a 5-2 mark. The Red Sox began the tournament with a doubleheader, defeating Bones, 7-5, and Thunder,
7-6. The squad then continued action later in the week with a 5-2 win against Powerhouse before splitting a doubleheader. The squad fell to the Snipers, 10-0, but defeated the Warriors, 5-4. On championship day, the tournament’s final day, the Red Sox defeated Powerhouse, 5-4, but were eliminated from the
tournament with a 13-3 loss to the Surge, 13-3. Red Sox team members include, kneeling from left, Jacob Blum, Hugh Hamer, Matthew Mire, Brett Morrell and Luke Freia. On the second row, from left, are Dylan Cornes, Zach Bennett, Trent Hillen, Gunnar Theriot, Jackson Butler and Tyler Bailey. On the back row, from left, are coaches Beau Theriot, Jeff Blum and Mark Morrell. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Brandi Gussfeld Mire)


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