Listen Live to Crusaders vs. Purple Knights on WGSO 990 AM

The Brother Martin Crusaders return to Tad Gormely on  Saturday, October 1, 2016 to play against the St. Augustine Purple Knights in the Archbishop Hannan Classic. Kick-off is set for 7 p.m. A radio broadcast of the football game can be accessed on and through WGSO 990 AM. Jude Young will provide play-by-play and former Crusader football players Leni Sumich ’90 and Chad Larose’ 90 will provide expert analysis on the broadcasts. Read more »

Crusaders Take Loss to Patriots at Zephyr Stadium

On Friday night, Zephyr Stadium opened its gates to high school football for the first time. Brother Martin Crusaders (2-2) took on the John Curtis Patriots (4-0), with high hopes for a win over the Patriots. This game was broadcasted live on national TV on ESPNU. There were over 10,000 fans in the stands that came to watch, cheer, and have a fun time. Prior to the game, the Brother Martin community joined together for a fun-filled tailgate outside Read more »

Crusaders vs. Patriots on ESPNU at Zephyr Stadium

Photo courtesy of Paragon Marketing The Crusaders look to bounce back this Friday, September 23, 2016 against the John Curtis Patriots. The game begins at 7 p.m. at Zephyr Stadium. Tickets can be purchased in the Bookstore for $6, or at the gate on game night for $8.  Student ID’s and season passes will be honored for this game. Parking at the stadium will cost $5 and  there will be a student drop-off zone outside of the stadium. This game Read more »

Crusaders Fall to Edna Karr Cougars

On Thursday night at Tad Gormley Stadium, the Brother Martin Crusaders (2-1) faced off against the Edna Karr Cougars (3-0) in a matchup that featured two of the top three ranked teams in the Louisiana Sportswriters poll, Brother Martin at No. 1 and Karr at No. 3. The game featured big plays from both sides as running back Bruce Jordan-Swilling led the Crusaders with 210 yards and 5 touchdowns. Late in the 4th quarter, the Crusaders were able to cut Read more »

Crusaders vs. Cougars in First NBC Bank Prep Showcase

On Thursday, September 15, 2016, the Brother Martin Crusaders (2-0) will face off against the Edna Karr Cougars (2-0) under the lights of Tad Gormley Stadium at 7 p.m. This game is one of ten prep football games in the GNO area that will air live as part of the First NBC Bank Prep Showcase on WHNO TV 20 and at Fans can also listen to the game live on WGSO 990AM and The Crusaders will go into the game undefeated 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.

Crusaders charge the field against Rummel

Crusaders charge the field against Rummel


 Crusader Record Book  


Mr. Mark Bonis – Varsity Head Coach

Varsity Assistants:
Mr. Dustin Almond (C)
Mr. Tommy Clapp ’83 (C)
Mr. Justin Franks
Mr. Mike Leblanc (C) – Offensive Coordinator
Mr. Lance Ledet – Defensive Coordinator
Mr. Jeff Lupo ’92
Mr. Jon Norris
Mr. Aaron Paladino
Mr. Daniel Roane
Mr. Ryan Zeringue

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

8th Grade Coaches:
Mr. Sal Brocato ’88 – Head Coach
Mr. Michael Cappo ’00
Mr. Stephen Lewis ’03
Mr. Duffy Rousselle
Mr. Chris Stromboe ’98 (NF)

Film Manager – Mr. Stephen Lewis ’03
Equipment Manager – Mr. Daniel Roane

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

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