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Dionysians Take the Stage

Dionysians Take the Stage

The Brother Martin Dionysians will perform their final show of the year titled The Front Page starting on Friday, April 17th at 7 pm in the Auditorium.  Other performance dates include:

  • Saturday, April 18th, 3pm
  • Sunday, April 19th, 7pm
  • Friday, April 24th, 7pm
  • Saturday, April 25th, 7pm

Break a leg!


Brother Martin World Culture Club hosts International Food Festival

Brother Martin World Culture Club hosts International Food Festival

On Thursday, April 16th, the Brother Martin World Culture Club hosted its annual International Food Festival in the Terrace.  The festival had approximately 500 people in attendance, both students and faculty members, enjoying tasty cuisine from various countries around the world. At the conclusion of the festival, the club …

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Baseball Game Updates

Baseball Game Updates

The Crusader baseball team returns to action this weekend.

The Rummel and Shaw games originally scheduled for 4/10 and 4/14 have been rescheduled for this weekend.  Brother Martin will play Rummel on Saturday, April 18th at 7:30 pm and Shaw on Sunday, April 19th at 1:00 pm.  Both games will …

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Researching Civil Rights

Researching Civil Rights

As an extension to reading To Kill a Mockingbird, English I students have engaged deeply with human and civil rights issues to have a more in depth understanding of the historical and social context of the novel.  The young Crusaders have taken part in a class project which relates to …

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Freshman Baseball Tournament Update

Freshman Baseball Tournament Update

The freshman tournament originally scheduled for this weekend has been postponed to next weekend (April 24-25).

Brother Martin plays on Friday, April 24 at 4:00 pm against Rummel, then Saturday at 9:00 am vs Shaw and 5:00 pm vs Jesuit.


Beecher Named Athlete of the Week

Beecher Named Athlete of the Week

Brother Martin bowler R.J. Beecher has been named the Nola.com New Orleans Metro area Large Schools male Athlete of the Week.

In the championship match, Beecher scored games of 198, 236 and 250 totaling to a series of 684 pins and a 228 average. This play helped Brother Martin in their …

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Rain Can’t Stop the Crimson & Gold

Rain Can’t Stop the Crimson & Gold

On Friday, April 10th, Brother Martin hosted ‘Crimson & Gold Night’ for prospective Crusaders in grades 3 – 6.  The eager young men visited Brother Martin’s campus for an evening of fun, games, and food. With the Varsity Baseball game versus Archbishop Rummel being cancelled, prospects enjoyed an extended …

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Academic Gamer Registers Perfect Score

Academic Gamer Registers Perfect Score

On Saturday, April 11th, the Academic Games team participated in the fifth annual Louisiana state tournament. The tournament was full of competition from other students in Orleans, Jefferson, and St. Bernard Parishes. In the Junior Varsity Division, Hunter Mathas was one of two individual perfect scorers in the games …

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Music to my Ears

Music to my Ears

On Friday April 10, Dominique Lousteau ’16, James Nail ’14, and Michael Smith ’16 performed with Elite Independent percussion at the WGI (Winter Guard International) World Championships, in Dayton, Ohio. The group scored a 92.585, and placed third in the PIA(percussion Independent A class). Elite Independent Percussion is the …

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Celebration for Seniors

Celebration for Seniors

Seniors and their mothers gathered in the Brother Mark Thornton Terrace and the Benson Mall earlier this week for the annual prayer service and dinner honoring our graduating seniors. At the prayer service, Crusaders shared a special letter they wrote for their moms, thanking them for their guidance and …

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Annual Slam N Jam is a Hit

Annual Slam N Jam is a Hit

This past Saturday Brother Martin participated in the annual Slam-n-Jam beach volleyball tournament at Coconut Beach which benefits Camp Pelican and Camp Friendship.  High schools from all across the metro area came together to raise money a great cause and have fun in the sun. Two of the four Crusader team …

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2015 Alumni Baseball Reunion Draws Big Crowd

2015 Alumni Baseball Reunion Draws Big Crowd

Nearly 40 alumni baseball lettermen participated in the Alumni Baseball Tournament and Reunion this past Saturday at Farley Field. Captains Stephen Carroll ’03 and Charles Kirchem ’01 and player/coach Ricky Gibbs ’70 led El Dorado to the championship by winning both of their games. After the round-robin tournament, alumni, …

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Crusader Baseball Picks Off Karr

Crusader Baseball Picks Off Karr

Brother Martin beat Edna Karr 9-3 in seven innings on Saturday at Farley Field after a five-run explosion in the fourth inning.

After a scoreless first three innings, the Crusaders opened things up in the fourth scoring five runs on a two-run single by Kevin Stretzinger, an error, and a …

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From Crusaders to Tigers

From Crusaders to Tigers

Congratulations to past members of the Brother Martin Cheerleaders who attended cheerleader tryouts and made the LSU 2015-2016 Team. Standing L-R: Harrison Trepagnier ’15, Calley Frey, David Trepagnier ’14, Jessie Majorie, Kyle Pecoraro ’14, Elizabeth LeRouge, and Zachary Nelson ’14. Kneeling L-R: Ben Cartner ’12 and Daniel Gegenheimer ’13.


Bowling Claims State Title!

Bowling Claims State Title!

Congratulations to the Crusader Bowling team for defeating Central Baton Rouge in the LHSAA State Finals by a score of 20-7.  The team defeated Lafayette 18-9 in the semifinals before advancing to the finals.  This is the first state title for the Crusader bowling program.  The team also finished …

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