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50 years later, Pensacola brothers still on the courts

August 9, 2006 10:44 AM

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photo courtesy Pensacola News Journal

 

Fifty years ago, two young Pensacola tennis players let the headlines say it all.

"Larry, Don Caton make clean sweep in state tourney"

"Caton boys advance in national tournament"

"Caton combination just too tough"

"Caton boys reach finals ... again"

During a magical stretch that summer, brothers Don and Larry Caton enjoyed success that most junior players can only dream.

But to them, it still seems like yesterday.

This week marks the 50th anniversary of the Caton brothers' run through the Florida State Junior Tennis Tournament in 1956, when Larry won a singles title in the 18-and-younger division and Don captured the 15-and-younger class.

 

Read Danny Aller's full article from Aug. 8 on PensacolaNewsJournal.com.

 

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