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Judge Engelhardt ’78 Speaks to Crusaders

Judge Engelhardt ’78 speaking to students. Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt ’78 spoke to seniors in Mr. Phil Sims’ “Street Law” class in mid-March. He is the Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. Judge Engelhardt spoke about his role in the judicial system and shared stories of his experiences. In addition, he remains an active supporter of the school and the Brothers of the Sacred Heart Alumni Association. Read more »

Crusaders Celebrate at 2016 Cross Country Convocation

On Monday, December 12, 2016 the Brother Martin Athletic Department hosted their annual convocation honoring the cross country program. Head coach Ryan Gallagher ’00 spoke on behalf of the varsity and junior varsity levels highlighting various accomplishments. Assistant coach Mr. Philip Sims ’91 also addressed the junior high program on their season. Recently, the varsity program captured the 9-5A District title and the Region III-5A title. Read more »

Hunter Appleton ’19 Keeps on Running

Hunter Appleton ’19 competed in the Foot Locker South Regional Championships last Saturday, November 26 at McAlpine Park in North Carolina. Hunter’s 5k time of 16:04 .50 earned him 51st place in a field of 283 high school runners from across the southeastern United States. Hunter was the fourth fastest 10th grader competing in the race. The Top 10 runners in the race advance to compete at the Foot Locker National Championships in San Diego, CA., Read more »

Cross Country Takes Home Regional Championship

Congratulations to the cross country program for its victory at the Region III-5A Championship on Friday, November 4, 2016 in City Park. Hunter Appleton ’19 won the individual title with his three-mile time of 15 minutes, 34 seconds. He was also featured in The New Orleans Advocate for qualifying for the Allstate Sugar Bowl LHSAA Cross Country State Championship. Hayden Courregé ’18 finished second, Benjamin Crowley finished fourth, and Tyler Read more »

Hayden Courregé ’18 Named Athlete of Week

Congratulations to Hayden Courregé ’18 who was named The New Orleans Advocate Athlete of the Week. In October, Hayden was victorious in the District 9-5A Championship at City Park. He clocked the winning time of 15:21, the second fastest time run on the City Park course by any competitor this season. In addition, his 3-mile time of 15 minutes, 21 seconds led the group in the race. The Crusaders also took the title of District 9-5A Champions at 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 rgallagher@brothermartin.com.

Click for the 2016-2017 Team Handbook 

CRUSADER CROSS COUNTRY RUNNERS IN COLLEGE (Since 1991)

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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Crusaders running in the Catholic High Invitational.

City Park Course Map

Coaches: 
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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