Crusaders Fall to Vandebilt Catholic in Semifinals

Coach Himbert with his Crusader bowling team. The Crusaders looked to claim a third straight state bowling title today as they competed in the state semifinals against Vandebilt Catholic of Houma. The bowling match was held at the Raising Cane’s River Center in Baton Rouge.  In 2016, the Crusaders defeated the undefeated Lafayette High 21-6 in the semifinals. Later, they advanced to the finals facing Vandebilt Catholic while clinching a Read more »

Bowlers Advance to Bi-Regional Round

They did it again! On Monday, the Crusader bowling team advanced to the bi-regional round of the state championship after defeating Holy Rosary 24.5 – 2.5 at AMF All- Star Lanes in Kenner. The Crusaders were led by sophomore Cody Schaffer who shot a 792 series. However, the highlight of the night was Cody’s first sanctioned 300 game. Also, scoring above 700 for the Crusaders was Will Oertling who shot a 705 series. The Crusaders will look to continue Read more »

Watch Crusaders Bowl in Regional Tournament

Today, watch the Crusader bowling team (12-0) compete in the New Orleans area bowling regional tournament. The tournament will be held at AMF All Star Lanes in Kenner. The live stream will begin just prior to 1 p.m. and will cover of the second and third sessions of the day. Ken Trahan and Lenny Vangilder of SportsNOLA will call the games. Good luck, Crusaders!       Read more »

Bowling Grabs District Title

Another WIN for the Crusaders! The Crusader bowling team finished the district season 12-0 taking home the Division I district title. They defeated the Salmen Spartans by a score of 18-9 on Monday at Colonial Bowling Lanes.  Early in the match, the Spartans were ahead in game one by a score of 6-2. Leading the Crusaders in game one was senior Brenten Dupuy with a 228. In game two, the Crusaders came back from a rest with a 6-2 win to tie the Read more »

Crusader Bowling Featured on WWL- TV

Watch Leslie Spoon’s profile of the Crusaders bowling team and their rise to being a premier sports team in the area. The bowling team is the under the direction of Coach Bruce Himbert ’78 and currently holds a 8-0 record this season. Come support the Crusaders as they take on the Jesuit Blue Jays on Thursday, February 23 at AMF All Star Lanes for 3:30 p.m. Click here for full story            Read more »

Bowling Championships
1973-1974 – City
1977-1978 – City
1987-1988 – City
1988-1989 – City
1991-1992 – City
1994-1995 – City
1997-1998 – City
2008-2009 – State Runner-up
2009-2010 – Bi-Regional
2010-2011 – State Runner-up
2013-2014 – Undefeated District, Bi-Regional, State Semifinalist
2014-2015 – Undefeated District, Bi-Regional, State
2015-2016 – Undefeated District, Bi-Regional, State

The Bowling Team is an LHSAA sanctioned spring sport. Team members generally participate in the Bowling Club from September through December and are selected to the team by the outcome of their performance in club as well as a formal try-out process. Membership is open to any 9th – 12th grade student. Competition begins in January and play-offs for the state title occur in April.

Brother Martin has built a reputation over the years as being a powerhouse in bowling. In recent years, the Crusaders were District Champ, Bi-Regional Champ, and State Runner-Up in 2009. The 2011 team also advanced to become State Runner-Up. In 2014, the Crusaders were undefeated in District and Bi-Regional competition, and a state semi-finalist. Of the six starters, all were named to either All-District or All-State teams. All six placed in the top averages in the state.

The 2015 & 2016 teams clinched a district, bi-regional, and state titles.


Coach Bruce Himbert ’78 with the Crusaders.


Mr. Bruce Himbert ’78 (C)  – Head Coach

Mr. Ryan Gray ’05

(C) – CECP Coach

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