Berwick and Central Catholic High schools combined for five players on the Louisiana Baseball Coaches Association All-Region 9 Team, with the region’s hitter of the year coming from the Tri-City Ar
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Berwick High School seniors Mitchell Sanford and Zeph Hoffpauir led the area’s selections on the Louisiana Sports Writers Association Class 3A All-State Baseball team.
Three Berwick High School softball players earned honorable mention recognition on the Louisiana Sports Writers Association Class 3A All-State Softball team.
Berwick High School freshman Mikah Ortiz was named a Louisiana Softball Coaches Association Class 3A All-State utility player.
Former Berwick High School Coach John Menard served many roles during his involvement in baseball in the Town of Berwick, including as a longtime assistant baseball coach at Berwick High School, as head coach for a year and as a youth baseball coach. Menard, 44, passed away Friday after a battle with cancer. In the top photo, Menard looks on during a game during his head coaching season, while above, he talks with members of the St. Mary Central 7-and 8-year-old All-Star Squad during the summer of 2012 when he served as an assistant coach. To Menard's left is his son Clay. (The Daily Review/File Photos)
Area coaches who worked with the Berwick High School program and youth baseball remembered longtime Berwick High coach John Menard for his hard work, humility and way to use baseball to teach life