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Track & Field

Track & Field Claims Runner-Up in District Championship

Congratulations to the members of the Track & Field Team who competed in last night’s District Championship Meet. The Crusaders finished 2nd in the team competition with an impressive collective team effort.  Leading the team with individual 1st place finishes were Senior Jason Stant in the 300-meter hurdles and Junior Hunter Appleton in both the 1600 and 3200 meter runs. Other finishers of note were Senior Hayden Courrege’, with a 2nd place, Read more »

Crusader Track & Field Hosts Annual Chubby Marks Classic

On Friday, April 6th, the Junior High and Varsity Track and Field Teams were in action as Brother Martin hosted the annual Chubby Marks Classic.  In a very close contest, the Varsity team edged out district rivals, St. Augustine and Jesuit, to take the team title.  All three of the top teams were separated by a total of 2 points.  In the Junior High division, the team finished a close second to St. Augustine. Come out tonight, Wednesday, April Read more »

What a Night for Crusader Athletics!

On Tuesday, March 27th, Crusader Athletics swept the evening with victories! The day began with our Crusader Bowling team participating in the Bi-Regional Tournament at AMF All-Star Lanes in Kenner. The first round matchup, at 1:00 pm, was against St. Amant with the Crusaders winning 23-4. The second round matchup, at 3:00 pm, was against Holy Cross with the Crusaders winning 19-8 and advancing to the State Semifinals against H.L Bourgeois on April Read more »

Track & Field Posts Strong Marks at Catholic High Meet

Congratulations to the members of the Track & Field Team who posted strong marks at the Catholic High Tip-Off on Saturday. Junior Hunter Appleton won both the 1600 meter 3200 meter runs in impressive times of 4:20 and 9:30 respectively.  Junior Jackson Anuszkiewicz ran 2:03 in the 800 meter run to finish second. In the sprint events, Senior Damon Smith scored in both the 100 and 200-meter dashes while the 4×100 meter relay team of Junior Jack Read more »

Crusaders Conclude Indoor Track & Field Season

Congratulations to the members of the Crusader track and field program who competed in the State Indoor Championships on Saturday, February 17.  Junior Hunter Appleton repeated as the state champion in the 3200 meter! In addition, finishing in fifth place were the 4×800 meter relay team comprised of Michael Wilson ‘18, Ethan Meydrich ‘18, Hayden Courrege’ ‘18 and Hunter Appleton ‘19. Other athletes who represented Brother Martin were  Matthew Read more »

Track & Field Championships
1971-1972 – District
1972-1973 – District
1975-1976 – District
1978-1979 – District
1979-1980 – District
1982-1983 – District
1983-1984 – District
1984-1985 – District
1986-1987 – District
1990-1991 – Indoor State Runner-up
1994-1995 – Indoor State Runner-up
1995-1996 – Regional
1996-1997 – Regional
2003-2004 – District, Regional
2005-2006 – District, Regional
2007-2008 – District, Regional
2008-2009 – District, Regional
2011-2012 – District
2012-2013 – District
2013-2014 – District
2014-2015 – District

Track & Field is a multi-event sport held during the Spring. The season begins in January and ends in May. Practice begins formally immediately after the Christmas Holidays.

There are three divisions: junior high (8th and 9th), junior varsity (9th- 11th), and varsity (9th – 12th). Meets are usually conducted on a Friday or Saturday with a typical season being about six to ten meets, some here in town, others in other parts of the state. Each division competes against other teams on their own grade level. Students are allowed to tryout for and participate in 17 different events. The different events that the students can participate in are:

Field
  • Shot Put
  • Discus
  • Javelin
  • Long Jump
  • Triple Jump
  • High Jump
  • Pole Vault 

Track
  • 110 Meter Hurdles
  • 300 Meter Hurdles
  • 100 Meter Dash
  • 200 Meter Dash
  • 400 Meter Dash
  • 800 Meter Run
  • 1600 Meter Run
  • 3200 Meter Run
  • 400 Meter Relay
  • 800 Meter Relay
  • 1600 Meter Relay

Generally following the Track & Field season, many of the team members return to other sports such as football, cross country, and soccer.

You can get more information about the Brother Martin Track & Field Program by e-mailing Coach Brad Duplechain at bduplechain@brothermartin.com.

CRUSADER RUNNERS WHO HAVE COMPETED IN COLLEGE

LSU
Daniel Obioha ’09
Ryan Roubion ’08
Ross Roubion ’06
Daniel Nally’ 10
Kenneth Schiffman ’08
Andy Florek ’06
Drew Haro ’03
Kyle Hecker ’06
Davide Brown ’07
Keith Nunez ’99

Millsaps College
Kenneth Newburger ’12
Jared Allen ’12

ULL
Sean Ruth ’08
Wes Gonzales ’09
Willie Allen ’14
Morgan Cormier ’12
Albert Fornette ’09

Auburn University
Jace Owens’11

University of Southern Mississippi
Noah Slater ’06
Thomas Peters ’15

Samford University
Shelby Campbell ’13
Jared Robinson ’14

 

Coaches:
Mr. Brad Duplechain – Head Coach

Varsity Assistants:
Mr. Drew Haro ’03 – Assistant Coach
Mr. Philip Sims ’91- Assistant Coach
Mr. Ryan Zeringue – Assistant Coach

Junior High Coaches: 
Mr. Joe Alexander (C) – Junior High Coach

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

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