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 »

Crusaders Named to All-Academic Teams for Bowling and Track

James Blake ’16 The *LHSAA / Exxon Mobil All-Academic Award Program presented by ISC recognizes the academic excellence of senior student-athletes who have attained a 3.5 GPA or higher. Their GPA allows placement on the Composite All-Academic  or Class All-Academic Teams. To earn Composite All-Academic team honors, a student-athlete’s six-semester GPA must be one of the 18 highest in all seven classifications. If there are any ties Read more »

Crusader Bowling Featured as Zephyrs’ Team of the Week

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Bowling Wins Second Straight State Title

The Crusader Bowling team defeated Vandebilt Catholic of Houma in the LHSAA State Finals by a score of 17-10. The 2016 Allstate Sugar Bowl LHSAA Bowling Championships took place Friday, April 8th at the All Star Lanes in Baton Rouge. Crusader bowlers knocked off the previously undefeated Lafayette High 21-6 in the semifinals before advancing to the finals to face Vandebilt Catholic. Max Oertling claimed the gold medal, the highest individual 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

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