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2015 Cross Country Convocation

Last night our Athletic Department hosted a convocation honoring our Metro Champion Cross Country Team. Head Coach Ryan Gallagher ’00 and Coach Drew Haro ’03 highlighted team accomplishments throughout the season for the junior high, junior varsity and varsity teams. Runners receiving individual recognition were:   Team Captains: Hayden Courregé ’18, Jonathan Henneberg ’16, Alexander Hildreth ’16, Reid Kern ’17, and André Roevens ’17 Read more »

Niels Dickson ’16 Named to LHSAA All-Academic Teams

Congratulations, Niels Dickson ’16! Dickson was named to the Composite and Class All-Academic teams for Cross Country.  Niels will be honored for his accomplishment at the State Meet in Natchitoches this week.  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 Team or Read more »

In the Spotlight with Hunter Appleton ’19

Hunter Appleton ’19 is featured in The New Orleans Advocate where he finished sixth in the Allstate Sugar Bowl Metro Cross Country Championships.  Appleton ran a 3-mile time of 16 minutes, 16 seconds. The performance helped the Crusaders grab a win at the All State Sugar Bowl Metro Cross Country Championships. Congratulations, Hunter! Click for full release from The Advocate Read more »

Crusaders Clinch 1st Place in Metro Championship

The Crusaders clinched the Allstate Sugar Bowl Metro Cross Country Championships Saturday. Hayden Courrege ’18 finished 2nd overall, Hunter Appleton ’19 finished 6th, and Benjamin Crowley ’18 finished 11th to pace the Crusaders. Tyler Epps ’18 and Marco Perez ’18 keyed the victory with tight pack running, and Myles Ceravolo ’17 and Jonathan Henneberg ’16 hammered the final scoring to solidify the victory. The Cross Country team competes next week Read more »

Crusaders Host Jack Schommer Invitational

The Brother Martin Cross Country team hosted the Jack Schommer Invitational on Saturday, October 24, 2015. The race is named in honor of the school’s first Cross Country coach. Crusaders dominated in  their divisions during the day and thank you to all the participants who competed on Saturday.           Boys Elementary Results  Girls Elementary Results  Girls and Boys JH Results  Girls and Boys JV 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

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

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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


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Mr. Ryan Gallagher ’00 – Head Coach
Mr. Brad Duplechain – Assistant Coach
Mr. Drew Haro ’03 – Assistant Coach
Mr. Philip Sims ’91 – Assistant Coach
Mr. Joe Alexander (NF) – Junior High Coach

(NF) – Non-Faculty

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