Crusaders Return to Scotlandville for Second Straight Year

This year’s Division I playoffs have turned into déjà vu for Brother Martin. First, they defeated McKinley 28-12 last Friday night in a much tougher game than last year’s 42-0 opening round romp. Now, the Crusaders travel to Scotlandville for the second year in a row. Last year, the Crimson and Gold lost in the semifinals to the Hornets 18-16 in a game that came down to a failed two-point conversion in the last minute. This season, the teams Read more »

Update- Football Moves On in Playoffs

On Friday night from Yulman Stadium, the Brother Martin Crusaders opened the first-round of the Division I football playoffs with a victory over the McKinley Panthers by a score of 28 – 12. This was the first time the Crusader football team, band, cheerleaders, and Debs stepped on the field at Yulman. After a shaky first quarter that found the Crusaders trailing 6 – 0, the offense settled down to begin the second quarter. Running back Erick Read more »

Update- Football Continues Winning Streak Against Jesuit

On Friday night, the Brother Martin Crusaders (6-4, 4-2) won an overtime thriller against the Jesuit Blue Jays by a score of 23-17. Defenses for both teams dominated almost the entire first half, however with 1:20 left in the second quarter, quarterback John Paul Pierce started the Crusader scoring with a 59 yard touchdown strike to LJ Gilyot to take a 7-3 halftime lead. The second half started in a similar fashion for the Crusaders as they were unable Read more »

Crusaders Hope to End Regular Season with a Win

The Crusaders plan to end the regular season with a five-game winning streak as they tackle the Jesuit Blue Jays tonight at 7p.m. at Tad Gormley Stadium. Brother Martin is the visiting team (east side). The exciting come-from-behind victory over Rummel two weeks ago showed “what our football team can do,” says Coach Mark Bonis. “We came together and showed resolve when we needed to in all three phases – offense, defense, and special teams. Read more »

Update- Football Wins Against Shaw on Senior Day

On Saturday afternoon, the Brother Martin Crusaders (5-4, 3-2) defeated the Shaw Eagles by a score of 41-7 and extended their winning streak to four games. It was a great afternoon for the Brother Martin community as they celebrated Senior Day at the Shrine on Airline! Prior to the gram, a presentation was held honoring seniors and their parents. The Crusader football defense set the tone by coming up with six turnovers including two interceptions Read more »

Football Championships
1969-1970 – Miracle Strip Bowl
1971-1972 – District, State
1972-1973 – District
1975-1976 – Shrimp Bowl
1977-1978 – District
1978-1979 – Turkey Bowl
1983-1984 – District
1985-1986 – District
1989-1990 – State Runner-up
1992-1993 – District
2007-2008 – District
2008-2009 – District
2014-2015 – State Semifinalist

The Football Program consists of four levels of competition: eighth grade, ninth grade, junior varsity, and varsity.

Participation at the junior high and ninth grade levels is limited only by medical or physical concerns.


Crusader Record Book  


Mr. Mark Bonis – Varsity Head Coach

Varsity Assistants:
Mr. Benny Baptiste (C)
Mr. Justin Franks
Mr. Steven G. Kubicki
Mr. Mike Leblanc (C) – Offensive Coordinator
Mr. Lance Ledet – Defensive Coordinator
Mr. Jon Norris
Mr. Aaron Paladino
Mr. Jacob Seward ’13
Mr. Ryan Zeringue

9th Grade Coaches:
Mr. Don Riley (NF) – 9th Grade Head Coach
Mr. Richard Bourlet (NF)
Mr. John Burke
Mr. William “Billy” Rieger, Jr. ’95
Mr. Malcolm Robinson (NF)

8th Grade Coaches:
Mr. Glen Fallon – 8th Grade Head Coach
Mr. Stephen Lewis ’03
Mr. Duffy Rousselle

Film Manager – Mr. Stephen Lewis ’03

Equipment Manager –

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

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