Berwick High School

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)

Prep and youth coaches reflect on John Menard's contributions

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

Berwick High School Head Baseball Coach Brandon Bravata looks on during the Panthers' Class 3A regional round series against North Vermilion this year. Bravata has announced he will resign his position, effective July 1, and will take the head baseball coaching position at St. Amant High School. During his two years as Berwick's baseball coach, Bravata complied a 59-17 record. (The Daily Review/File Photo)

Berwick's Brandon Bravata hired as St. Amant head baseball coach

Berwick High School Baseball Coach Brandon Bravata has announced his resignation, effective July 1, as he will be taking the same job at Class 5A St. Amant High School.

Lauren Cantrelle runs her final race as a Berwick High School student last month in the 3,200-meter run at the Allstate Sugar Bowl/Louisiana High School Athletic Association State Track and Field Meet at LSU. Cantrelle placed fourth in the 3,200-meter run and finished second in the 1,600-meter run. (The Daily Review/File Photo)

Free of injuries, Cantrelle's senior season was one to remember

Lauren Cantrelle may have concluded her Berwick High School track and field career last month with two top-five finishes in Class 3A at the state track and field meet, including a state runner-up f

Berwick High School's Mikah Ortiz
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Patterson High School's Grace Marin
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Patterson High School's Kara Lawrence
(The Daily Review/File Photo)

Berwick High School's Alyssa Gray
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Berwick High School's Madison Carline
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Five area players earn first-team All-District 8-3A honors

Five area softball players earned All-District 8-3A first-team softball honors this year.



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