The Patteson 12U All-Star softball team clinched the Babe Ruth Southwest Regional Championship Saturday evening with a 16-13 win against Jefferson Parish Recreation Department — East in Mountain Home, Arkansas. Patterson, which finished the tournament with a 4-0 mark, will advance to its second straight Babe Ruth World Series in Jensen Beach, Florida, later this month as a 12U squad where it will try to defend its 2017 title. It also is the third consecutive berth for the league in the world series as many of the team's players advanced as 10-year-old All-Stars. Team members are, kneeling from left, Hannah Domangue, Emily Lipari, Ella Hover and Kamille Lightfoot. On the middle row are Laila Dugar, Charlotte Callais, Kyla Samuels, Bryleigh DeHart, Layla Richoux, Amaya Williams, Riley Chaisson and Maddi St. Blanc. On the back row are assistant coach Ronald Dugar, head coach Harris DeHart and assistant coaches Jeremy Callais, Jonathon Lightfoot and Jeff Lipari. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Jeremy Callais)

Patterson 12U All-Star Amaya Williams was named the Babe Ruth 12U Southwest Region Tournament's Most Valuable Player. Williams helped the squad to a 4-0 mark. It will advance to the Babe Ruth World Series in Jensen Beach, Florida, later this month. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Casie Callais)

Patterson 12s punch second straight ticket to Babe Ruth Softball World Series

Harris DeHart has served as the Patterson 12U Softball All-Star head coach for the past two seasons, and in that time, he’s never seen anything like he saw in Saturday’s Babe Ruth 12U Southwest Reg

The Morgan City Recreation Department 11-year-old All-Stars are, kneeling from left, Brayton Gros, Kaleb Nguyen, Shamus LaCoste, Brandon Cordero and Talen Black. On the middle row are Cade Menina, Thomas Mancuso, Anthony Bourgeois, Samuel Nadar, Austin Cornes and Rodrick Bennett Jr. On the top row are assistant coach Steve Cornes, head coach Shamus LaCoste and assistant coach Andrew Mancuso. Not pictured is Gage Begley. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Morgan City 11-year-old All-Stars finish 1-2 at state tourney

The Morgan City 11-year-old All-Stars finished 1-2 at the Dixie Youth Majors State Tournament in Monroe this weekend.

Area horseshoe pitchers will compete at world horseshoe pitching championships

Two members of the Bayou Horseshoe Pitchers Association will compete in the 2018 National Horseshoe Pitchers Association World Horseshoe Pitching Championships, which begin Monday and run through J



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