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Summer Basketball Ends With Win

Summer Basketball Ends With Win

The Brother Martin summer basketball team ended the De La Salle summer league with a 47-38 win over East Jefferson on Thursday night.  The Warriors started the first half with a strong showing leading 22-16 at halftime. But, the Crusaders were surge back in the second half.  Brother Martin …

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Running Back Jared West Commits

Running Back Jared West Commits

Senior running back Jared West announced on Tuesday afternoon that he has committed to Northern Colorado.

The Bears were his only offer at this time but he is also seeing interest from Utah, South Alabama, Kent State, Louisiana-Lafayette, Louisiana-Monroe and McNeese State. While announcing his commitment, West also said he …

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Tampa Alumni Watch Rays Win

Tampa Alumni Watch Rays Win

Members of the Tampa Alumni Chapter gathered in a suite at Tropicana Field to cheer on the Rays against the Astros. Alumni and guests were invited to enjoy complimentary food and drinks, a king cake for a “little taste of New Orleans”, and watched their Rays take down the …

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Rising Senior Wrestler Gives Louisiana Team a Jolt

Rising Senior Wrestler Gives Louisiana Team a Jolt

Blaine Elsensohn, a rising senior on the Crusader wrestling team, has an exciting pin in the last match of the dual to give the Crusader Wrestling Club (CWC) a come from behind victory over the Oklahoma Rampage in the quarterfinals of the Jazztown Duals. The CWC placed 4th in …

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Baseball Players Receive Post Season Honors from The New Orleans Advocate

Baseball Players Receive Post Season Honors from The New Orleans Advocate

Three Crusader baseball players were named to the New Orleans Advocate’s First Team.  Receiving those honors were:

Receiving honorable mention was also Crusader outfielder Daniel Lahare.


8th Graders Explore Texas

8th Graders Explore Texas

Members of the Crusader 8th grade class returned home from a summer trip to Dallas and San Antonio this week. The group departed Brother Martin on Monday, June 2nd to start their journey.  On the first day, they visited Dealey Plaza (JFK Assassination site) and Main Event USA for …

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Football Program Begins Summer Workouts

Football Program Begins Summer Workouts

Over the past few weeks, Coach Mark Bonis has been leading the Crimson Crush in summer workouts. The football squad arrives each morning at 7:00 am and puts in work on new plays and formations. The team also participates in a rigorous strength and conditioning program to help the …

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Bequest from Philip Pizzolato ’37 Establishes Student Assistance Fund

Bequest from Philip Pizzolato ’37 Establishes Student Assistance Fund

Mr. Philip J. Pizzolato, a 1937 graduate of St. Aloysius who recently passed away, has generously left Brother Martin High School with a gift of $125,000. With this gift, the Philip J. Pizzolato ‘37 Student Assistance Fund has been created in his name and will be used for the education …

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Early Scoring Leads Peake BMW to 4-1 Victory

Early Scoring Leads Peake BMW to 4-1 Victory

Peake BMW (6-1) jumped out in front early in Wednesday’s game against Deanie’s Seafood scoring 3 out of its 4 runs in the 1st inning leading to a 4-1 victory.

Peake’s first four batters reached base then Magee ripped a single down the right field line scoring two runners. Jonathan …

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Summer Basketball Finds Continued Success

Summer Basketball Finds Continued Success

The Crusader basketball team, playing as ‘Katie’s Restaurant’, owned by Scot Craig ’80, improved its summer record to 8 and 2 this weekend. The Crusaders played in the Southeastern Louisiana University Team Camp in Hammond.

The results of the team camp were:

BROTHER MARTIN 34 – RIVERSIDE 43
BROTHER MARTIN 52 – …

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Cadets Complete Basic Leadership Training

Cadets Complete Basic Leadership Training

Four NJROTC cadets completed Basic Leadership Training on Saturday morning in Gulfport, MS.  Cadets participating in the training were Grant Strohmeyer, Samuel DeGarmo, Christopher Raymond and Emmanuel “Manny” Guillott.


Three Crusaders Receive NOLA.com|The Times-Picayune’s Annual Prep Baseball Fan Awards

Three Crusaders Receive NOLA.com|The Times-Picayune’s Annual Prep Baseball Fan Awards

Congratulations to Owen Magee ’14, Gregory Deichmann ’14, and Coach Wisniewski ’81 for being named NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune’s Second Annual Prep Baseball Fan Awards recipients!  Magee received the Super Slugger Award for Best Hitter.  Gregory Deichmann was named the season MVP as he was awarded the Mr. Big …

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Peake BMW Takes Down Refuel 6-1

Peake BMW Takes Down Refuel 6-1

Brother Martin-based Peake BMW (5-0) defeated the Shaw-based Refuel team 6-1 on Friday night with a solid performance from its pitching staff.

The Crusader based team scored five runs in six innings of play, starting off everything in the bottom of the first with an RBI double from Jarret Gongora.

Four …

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Summer at Brother Martin

Summer at Brother Martin

This week marked the first week of Crusader Camp.  Campers spent the week playing various games and activities such as soccer, baseball and flag football.  The campers took a field trip to Party Planet Xtreme and spent a day swimming at UNO.  We look forward to seeing all our …

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Peake BMW Shuts Out Ponstein’s Grocery

Peake BMW Shuts Out Ponstein’s Grocery

Brother Martin-based Peake BMW, led by graduating senior Jarett Gongora, shutout Holy Cross-based Ponstein’s Grocery, 4-0, in an American Legion victory at Kirsch-Rooney Stadium Wednesday night.

Gongora (1-0) had a good outing for Peake BMW as he finished with four strikeouts in four innings pitched. The former Brother Martin Crusader …

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