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Junior High Harriers Win Holy Cross/Dominican Invitational

The Cross Country program competed in several different meets this weekend to close out September. The top varsity and junior high teams ran in City Park at the Holy Cross/Dominican Invitational and the inaugural Sugar Bowl Cross Country Classic. Our junior high harriers set the tone in City Park by winning the Holy Cross/Dominican Invitational over Jesuit 20-39. These guys dominated the field placing five runners in the top 10. Overall champion, Read more »

Cross Country Takes First and Fourth Place in Plain Dealing Meet

Varsity Cross Country harriers had a great weekend meet in Plain Dealing, La., taking first place and fourth place at the Airline Cross Country Festival. Because of the distance of the trip, the team chose 14 athletes to attend the meet. The meet took place at Oakland Plantation Country Club on an extremely hilly golf course, likely the most challenging cross country course the team will see all year. The team divided into two groups, “A” team Read more »

Cross-Country JH Takes Home First, Varsity Second in Separate Meets

Brother Martin’s Cross Country Junior High Team took home the win with a narrow one-point win over district foe St. Augustine (44-45) to win the City Park Varsity Sports/New Balance Invitational. The Cross Country program competed in two meets Sept. 16: The City Park meet and the Christian Brothers Invitational in Abita Springs. In City Park, The Junior High team pushed past St. Augustine with the help of runners who were in the top 12 including Read more »

Crusaders’ Appleton Breaks School Record, Sets Tone For Cross-Country Weekend

The Crusader Cross Country team’s Hunter Appleton broke a Brother Martin record Saturday taking three miles in under 15 minutes, and winning the highly competitive Episcopal Round Table Run in Baton Rouge. Appleton’s win capped a weekend where the entire program, 128 athletes in grades 8-12, raced in two locations under unseasonably pleasant conditions on Saturday. The Crusader Harriers raced hard but also learned a lot about their fitness Read more »

Cross-Country Wins Boys’ Team Title, Individual and Open in Mobile Meet

The Crusader Cross Country Team blazed past opponents in the Mobile Challenge of Champions Cross-Country Meet in Alabama Saturday, taking the Invitational Boys team title, the Individual and the Boys’ Open Division. The Open Division team scored 43 points to win over Pearl, MS, (79). Leading the scoring were top 10 finishes by senior Tyler Epps (2nd), junior Jackson Anuszkiewicz (4th),  and senior Michael Wilson (9th). Completing the scoring Read more »

Cross Country Championships
1969-1970 – City
1970-1971 – City, District
1971-1972 – City, District, State
1972-1973 – City, District, State Runner-up
1973-1974 – City, District
1974-1975 – City, District
1975-1976 – City, District
1976-1977 – City, District
1977-1978 – City, District
1978-1979 – City, District
1979-1980 – City, District, State Runner-up
1980-1981 – City, District, State
1981-1982 – City, District, State
1983-1984 – City
1984-1985 – City, State Runner-up
1986-1987 – City
1991-1992 – City, District, State Runner-up
1992-1993 – City, District, State Runner-up
1993-1994 – State
1994-1995 – City, District, State Runner-up
1995-1996 – City, District
1997-1998 – State Runner-up
1998-1999 – State
1999-2000 – District, State
2000-2001 – City, District
2001-2002 – City
2002-2003 – City, District, State
2003-2004 – City, State Runner-up
2004-2005 – City, State Runner-up
2005-2006 – City, State Runner-up
2006-2007 – City
2007-2008 – City, State
2008-2009 – City
2011-2012 – District, Metro, State Runner-Up
2012-2013 – District Runner-Up, Metro
2014-2015- State Runner-Up
2015-2016- Metro
2016-2017- District

Cross Country distance running begins in the fall and ends in mid-November. Practice begins formally in the first week of school in August and meets begin in September. Runners meet informally during the summer months to train in preparation for the upcoming season.

There are three divisions: junior high (8th and 9th), junior varsity  (9th and 10th), and varsity (9th – 12th). Meets are held on Saturday mornings with a slate of 6-12 meets per season. The team competes throughout the state of Louisiana as well as at regional invitationals in Mississippi and Alabama. Jr. High and junior varsity divisions run a 2.0 mile course while the varsity runs a three mile or 5K course.

Following the Cross Country season, many of the team members compete on the Track & Field team.

You can get more information about the Brother Martin Cross Country Program by E-mail at

Click for the 2017-2018 Team Handbook 


Brett Carver ’91 – University of New Orleans
Jay Dumas ’91 – University of New Orleans
Phil Sims ’91 – Louisiana State University
Stephen Erath ’95 – Texas A&M
Charles Baggett ’96 – Louisiana State University
Randy Hanning ’96 – University of Tennessee
Eric Giandelone ’96 – Depaul University
Troy Strohmeyer ’97 – Louisiana Tech
Bryan Oubre ’98 – Texas A&M
Anand Viswanathan ’98 – Loyola University
Ralph Aucoin ’00 – Belmont Abbey College
Ryan Gallagher ’00 – Tulane University
Jarett Roche ’00 – Louisiana State University
Justin Scanlon ’00 – Gustavas Adolphus
Sean Clancy ’01 – Western Carolina University
Matt Gaiennie ’01 – Spring Hill College
Adam Jones ’01 – Georgia Tech
Trey Williams ’02 – Washington & Lee
Drew Haro ’03 – Louisiana State University
Josh Miles ’03 – Xavier University
Jeff Adolph ’04 – Louisiana State University

Patrick Aucoin ’05 – Spring Hill College
Andy Florek ’06 – Louisiana State University
Kyle Hecker ’06 – Louisiana State University
Mark Kirkikis ’06 – Spring Hill College
Kyle Esteves ’07 – Tulane University
Will Kirkikis ’08 – Spring Hill College
Casey Keiser ’08 – Mississippi College
Kenneth Schiffman ’08 – Louisiana State University
Martin Aucoin ’09 – Belmont Abbey College
Matthew Pieri ’09 – Xavier University
Scott Richardson ’09 – Southeastern Louisiana University
Christian Clesi ’10 – Birmingham Southern College
Daniel Nally ’10 – Birmingham Southern College
Stefan Schluter ’10 – Belmont Abbey College
Scout Kirkikis ’11 – Spring Hill College
Emanuelle Detiege ’11 – Xavier University
Lawrence Stansberry- ’11– Xavier University
Jared Allen ’12 – Millsaps College
Ken Newburger ’12 – Millsaps College
Michael Maldonado ’14 – Catholic University
Felipe Pelaez ’15 – Louisiana State University



Crusaders running in the Catholic High Invitational.

City Park Course Map


Mr. Drew Haro ’03 – Head Coach

Varsity and Junior High Assistants:
Mr. Brad Duplechain – Assistant Coach
Mr. Philip Sims ’91 – Assistant Coach
Mr. Joe Alexander (C) – Assistant Coach
Mr. Wayne Wagner – Assistant Coach

(C) CECP Coach
(CS) College Student Coach
(NF) Non-Faculty

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