Patterson High basketball standout Taylan Grogan signed a national letter of intent Friday at Patterson High to play college hoops at Louisiana College in Pineville. Front row, from left, are Sally Grogan, grandmother; Brayden Clarkston, brother; Charles Grogan, grandfather; Taylan Grogan; and Chelsea Grogan, mother. On the back row, from left, are Mark Spradling, Patterson High assistant principal; Ryan Taylor,
Patterson High School basketball coach; C.L. Grogan, uncle; Rachael Sanders, Patterson High School principal; and Jermaine Grimm, former Patterson assistant coach. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)
Patterson High standout point guard Taylan Grogan had his dream come true Friday, signing a national letter of intent to play college basketball at Louisiana College in Pineville.
The Morgan City Red Sox 9U travel ball team won the Battle in Acadiana XIV tournament May 14-15 in Carencro. The squad defeated the Patriots, 13-8, and the Rookies, 15-7, Saturday. Sunday, the Red Sox defeated the Blue Jays, 7-6, the Cajuns, 10-7, and the Patriots, 14-2, for the title. Kneeling, from left, are Gregory Hamer, Benjamin Case, Bodie Hoffpauir, Thomas Nini and Austin Cornes. On the second row, from left, are Drew Dinger, Kyle Stansbury, Shamus Lacoste, Thomas Mancuso, Drake Rock and Brandon Cordero. On the back row, from left, are coaches Mike Dinger, Shamus Lacoste, Andrew Mancuso, Greg Hamer and Nick Rock. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Tiffany Stansbury)
Members of the Silver Dragon Taekwondo Academy attended PAMA Invitational Tournament in Chauvin in April. From left are Andreas Mena, first in sparring and second in forms; Anthony Benitez, first in sparring and second in forms; Master Instructor Brian Rutledge, 6th Dan; Jairo Gomez, first in sparring and third in forms; and Tony Dunn, first in sparring and forms in adult men’s division. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Silver Dragon Taekwondo)