Bowling Captures Win at AMF All- Star Lanes

On Monday, the Crusader bowling team headed out to AMF All-Star Lanes in Kenner for a match up the St. Augustine Purple Knights.   Not only did they win by a score of 26-1, but they posted their 40th consecutive victory over three seasons. They also bowled a 3,931 for a three-game series with six bowlers. Cody Schaffer bowled a 230 continuing to be a top bowler in the game. He also led the pack witha 739 series on games of 234-258-247. Jonathan Read more »

Crusaders Bowl Over the Bonnabel Bruins

The Crusader bowling team was back in action on Monday afternoon at Colonial Bowling Lanes in Harahan. The Crusaders (4-0) defeated the Bonnabel Bruins by a score of 25-2. They quickly won over the lanes and their fans bowling a 1, 294 in game one. All eyes continued to be on Cody Schaffer who bowled a 266, Brenten Dupuy (233), Hunter Dunn (224) and Brandon Bonvillain (213). In game two, Jonathan Fernandez led the team with a 222 game. In Read more »

Bowling Gets Ready to Start the 2017 Season

The Crusader bowling team, under the direction of Coach Bruce Himbert ‘78, bowled the 2016 season with a PERFECT record of 17-0. Jonathan Fernandez’s 202-190 victory in the 10th frame of the state finals last year sealed the Crusaders victory, allowing them to bring home their second consecutive state title.  In the past three years, they have compiled an impressive 50-1 record. This season, all eyes will be on Cody Schaffer, Brenten Dupuy, Read more »

Max Oertling ’16 Featured in The New Orleans Advocate

Max Oertling ’16 was featured as an honoree for Athlete of the Year for bowling in the The New Orleans Advocate for the 2015-2016 school year. Oertling was a gold medalist in the state meet and posted a 676 series. He served as a captain assisting the Crusaders in claiming a second consecutive perfect season with a 17-10 victory over Vandebilt Catholic. Recently, Oertling was named to the 2016 All-District and the 2016 Class All-Academic Read more »

2016 Bowling, Golf, and Tennis Convocation

Last night, the Athletic Department hosted convocation in the Bro. Mark Thornton Terrace honoring our Brother Martin Crusader golf, bowling, and tennis programs.  Mr. Ron Brisbi ’67 SA, Mr. Bruce Himbert ’78 and Mr. Marcelo Chanes spoke on behalf of their programs.  In addition, our 2016 Bowling State Championship team was recognized for back to back state titles. Those students receiving individual recognition were:     Golf: 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.

2016 Bowling State Champions


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

Mr. Ryan Gray ’05

(C) – CECP Coach

Share Button