Louisiana

Terrebonne Parish citrus grower Terry Breaux, left, and LSU AgCenter horticulture agent Barton Joffrion test satsumas for sweetness in Breaux’s grove near Houma.
—LSU AgCenter/Johnny Morgan

Citrus grower says results mixed with this year’s crop

HOUMA — With the first cool front of the fall, many people will start looking for the delicious Louisiana citrus.

Tim Gilmore of Bayou Vista placed second at the Louisiana Open Horseshoe Tournament at Moose Lodge in Shreveport Saturday. Gilmore finished 5-1 with a 54.5 ringer percentage. From left are the winners, Pat Pertuit of Marrero, first place; Gilmore; and Jack Caudle of Shreveport, third place. Pertuit was named Class and tournament champion. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of The Bayou Horseshoe Pitchers Association)

Randy Giroir and Ryan Fryou, both of Berwick, took the top two spots in the Class D competiton at the Louisiana Open Horseshoe Tournament at Moose Lodge in Shreveport Saturday. Giroir was first with a 6-1 record and a ringer percentage of 25.0, while Fryou was second with a 4-2 mark and a 24.2 ringer percentage. The top three teams were decided after a three-way tie following regulation. Fryou drew a bye, and Giroir defeated Bill King of Monroe and then Fryou in 40-shoe games for the class championship. From left are Giroir, Fryou and King. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of The Bayou Horseshoe Pitchers Association)

BHPA members place at state Open Horseshoe Tourney

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Bayou Horseshoe Pitchers Association members competed in the the Horseshoe Tour at Civitans Park in Clarksville, Tennessee, June 3-4. Louisiana members posed with eight-time world champion Joan Elmore. From left are Linda Dodson of Morgan City, second place in Class F with a 39.44 ringer percentage; Al Dodson of Morgan City, third place in Class F with a 39.58 ringer percentage; Pat Pertuit of Marrero, first place in Class H with a 35.42 ringer percentage; Elmore of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, first place in Class A with a ringer percentage of 78; Tim Gilmore of Bayou Vista, third place in Class C with a ringer-percentage of 58.75; Gerald Prados of Centerville, first place in Class E with a ringer percentage of 44.24; and Larry Pertuit of Marrero, second place in the Class Open Division with a 27.78 ringer percentage. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of The Bayou Horseshoe Pitchers Association)

Louisiana pitchers compete in Horseshoe Tour

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