NATCHITOCHES – Nick Ward, a graduating senior from John Curtis Christian School in River Ridge, signed to participate as part of the Northwestern State University Fishing Team this fall. From left are Matt Craig, NSU New Orleans recruiter; Ward and his mother, Nicole Suggs, and Van Erikson, director of Recruiting at NSU. Ward plans to major in engineering technology. Last month, Ward and his partner won the Bayou Segnette Tournament to qualify for the state tournament. The NSU Fishing Team, a club sport, is open to all students interested in competitive bass fishing and competes in FLW, B.A.S.S. and Collegiate Bass circuits. NSU Fishing Team scholarships are made possible and funded by the Dylan Kyle Poche Memorial Scholarship fund. For information on the NSU Fishing Team, email Team Sponsor Juddy Hamous at email@example.com.