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Anglers bring their fish to the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium.

The Daily Review/John Flores

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Saltwater Weigh Master Edwin “Tootie” Fuselier measures a redfish.

John Flores: Scaled-down Oilfield Fishing Rodeo is a success

When Johnny Acosta pulled up to the weigh-in at the 8th Annual Morgan City Open Fishing Rodeo this past Saturday, he pulled the one fish he planned to weigh out of an ice chest.

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The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute
Top Photo: Patterson High School athletes participate in combative conditioning Friday. The conditioning, which incorporates mixed martial arts, is an activity Coach Zach Lochard learned during his time coaching at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

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Junior Tylon Walton performs a lift, while behind him from left are sophomores Landon Robinson and Kendal Francois and senior Kylan Griffin.

Game on: High school athletes go back to work

Area prep athletes began strength and conditioning exercises again after a hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic but are under the watchful eye of coaches and with precautions to help prevent spread

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The Morgan City Oilfield Fishing Rodeo and Golf Tournament will go on as scheduled in mid-June, despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The golf tournament will be held June 12, while the fishing rodeo will take place June 13. Above, a fish is laid down to be measured during the 2018 event.

Plans for Oilfield Fishing Rodeo are underway

The annual Morgan City Oilfield Fishing Rodeo and Golf Tournament will go on as scheduled despite the COVID-19 pandemic, but there will be some differences this year.



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