Locals win gold medals at gymnastics championships

Madison Simmons, 9, of Berwick, left, and Anne-Alese Rentrop, 10, of Patterson, won gold medals at the Louisiana Lower Level Louisiana State Gymnastics Championship at the Alario Center in Westwego March 21. Simmons, competing in Level 1 (Division I), won gold on beam with a score of 9.65, gold
on floor with a score of 9.825, gold on bar with a score of 9.65, bronze on vault with a score of 9.525 and gold in all-around. Rentrop, competing in Level 2, (Division M) won gold on bar with a score of 9.85, bronze on floor with a score of
9.45, bronze on beam with a score of 9.375, sixth place on vault with a score of 9.125 and gold in all around. Both youngsters are “Cajun Kips” at Jennings Gymnastics in Schriever. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Tillman Simmons)

Burchfield lauded for impact on players' lives

Berwick High School coach Lloyd Burchfield with players past and present he has coached in 24 years at the helm of the Berwick High School softball program following Tuesday’s District 9-3A championship against E.D. White in Berwick. Burchfield announced recently he was retiring from the St. Mary Parish School System at the end of the school year. A ceremony was held following Tuesday's District 9-3A championship game with E.D. White to honor him. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Cameras snapped and people eagerly waited to take their photo with the man with the worn black visor with the “B” stitched into it, a shirt emblazoned with “Berwick Athletics,” black shorts and bla


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