2017 Football Begins with Spring Scrimmage

Spring football practice culminated with a “controlled scrimmage” against McDonogh #35 on Wednesday evening. According to head coach Mark Bonis, the main purpose of the spring workouts was to install some new features on offense and defense.  “We graduated some guys that have been great for us. We’re changing our offense slightly to match the talent of the guys we have returning.” The departures include 210-lb. all-state running back Bruce Read more »

Levy and Swilling Recognized as Scholar-Athletes

Les Levy, Jr. ’17 and Tré Swilling ’17 were honored for their achievements in the classroom and on the gridiron at the Allstate Sugar Bowl Chapter of the National Football Foundation/College Football Hall of Fame 2017 annual Awards Luncheon. The event was held on April 12  in the St. Charles Club Room at the Mercedes- Benz Superdome. Archie Manning, the national chairman of the National Football Foundation and a member of the College Football Read more »

2017 Football Convocation

The annual convocation held last week marked an end to the Crusader 2016 football season. Family and friends of the football program came together to honor the 2016 state semi-finalist football team. Both Coach Sal Brocato ’88 and ninth grade coach Malcolm Robinson highlighted their respective junior high teams’ season accomplishments. Then, varsity head coach Mark Bonis rounded out the evening highlighting the team and the individual accomplishments. Read more »

Crusaders Earn Nods in Football

Congratulations to the Crusaders for being selected to the The New Orleans Advocate’s All-District football team. Crusaders that were selected for the First-team offense were Bruce Jordan-Swilling ’17 and Jeremy Singleton ’17.  Matthew Alfonso ’18, Matthew Clapp ’17 and Jabari Watts ’18 were selected to the First-team defense. In addition,  Bruce Jordan -Swilling ’17 was selected to the 2016 All-State Class 5A football team and the LSWA All-State Read more »

Dominic Brocato ’17 Named a Top Performer

Congratulations to Dominic Brocato ’17 (#47) on being named one of the top performers at the Rubio Long Snapping Camp. This past weekend Dominic traveled to Kennesaw, Georgia to train with world renown long snapping instructor Chris Rubio. Dominic competed against approximately 100 participants from all over the United States and Canada and made it deep into the finals competition. Chris Rubio said, “Dominic Brocato made it deep into the finals 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 charging the field in Sulphur.

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. Jon Norris
Mr. Aaron Paladino
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 –

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

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