Photos: Ascension in Focus for Sept. 13, 2012

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Instructor Todd Lewis, left, watches Katie Ficklin, right, practice flipping a kayak at Cabela's lake in Gonzales on Saturday, as fellow students Colleen Walsh and Chivonne Guidry, from left, look on.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries biologist and educator Aimee Robert, left, teaches Karondellet Womack-Williams, right, how to paddle for the first time at Cabela's lake in Gonzales on Saturday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- KC Kayaks President Gaines Garrett, left, helps hold a kayak still while student Amanda Teague, center, steps in gingerly during a women's kayak fishing class at Cabela's lake in Gonzales on Saturday. Students practiced launching, paddling, casting and extracting themselves from kayaks, among other skills during the class.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Christine Pocorello demonstrates how to cast a fishing line from a kayak at Cabela's lake in Gonzales on Saturday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Karondellet Womack-Williams balances herself while paddling in a kayak for the first time at Cabela's lake in Gonzales on Saturday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Sherri Pearson, left, paddles across Cabela's lake in Gonzales while being followed by instructor and KC Kayaks President Gaines Garrett, center, on Saturday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Galvez Tigers' Cole Poirrier, left, dodges a tackle from Walker's Cameron Crow-Dawson, right, during a C team youth football game at Galvez Middle School in Prairieville in September. The C team went on to win the Southern Louisiana Youth football Association Super Bolw Saturday by defeating the Galvez Tigers.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Maggie Diez, 8, center, cheers on the Galvez Tigers during a youth football game against the Walker Renegades at Galvez Middle School on Saturday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Galvez Tigers' Cage Broussard (28), center, darts into the end zone for a touchdown during an A team youth football game against the Walker Renegades at Galvez Middle School Saturday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Galvez Tigers' D team player Owen Soniat, 6, chugs water on the sideline during a youth football game against the Walker Renegades at Galvez Middle School Saturday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Dutchtown Middle's Jace Ester, left, holds off a tackle from Prairieville Middle's Ethan Harland, right, during a football game at Dutchtown Middle School on Sept. 6.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Prairieville Middle's Cameron Crawford, left, runs into the endzone for a touchdown against Dutchtown Middle's Tyler Brooks and D'andre Henderson, from left, during a football game at Dutchtown Middle School on Sept. 6.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Prairieville Middle's Jarvea White rushes with the ball during a football game against Dutchtown Middle School on Sept. 6.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Dutchtown Middle's Sammy Waguespack, right, is tackled by Prairieville Middle's Cameron Crawford after making a catch during a football game at Dutchtown Middle School.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Prairieville Middle's Ricky Martinez, front, rushes past Dutchtown Middle's Cody Gautreau during a football game at Dutchtown Middle School on Sept. 6.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Dutchtown Middle's Jace Ester rushes with the ball during a football game against Prairieville Middle at Dutchtown Middle School on Sept. 6.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Walker Renegades quarterback Zackary Jasso, left, breaks a tackle while running out of the pocket during an A Team youth football game Saturday against Galvez at Galvez Middle School in Prairieville.

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