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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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14th Annual Fishing Rodeo

14th Annual Fishing Rodeo

Threatening weather couldn’t dampen the Crusader spirit on Saturday as the 14th Annual Brother Martin Fishing Rodeo was held next door to Brisbi’s in Lakeview. Despite the weather, the Crusader Nation came out in force and enjoyed delicious food prepared and served by the Class of ’73 Culinary Team, …

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Deichmann ’14 Named Louisiana Baseball High School Player of the Year

Deichmann ’14 Named Louisiana Baseball High School Player of the Year

Senior shortstop and LSU signee Gregory Deichmann ’14 has recently been named Louisiana Baseball High School Player of the Year.  Gregory and the Crusaders capped off the year with a District 9-5A title and reached the LHSAA quarterfinals to eventually fall to Live Oak in a best of 3 …

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What a Bash!

What a Bash!

After the final exam on Thursday afternoon, members of the 7th and 8th grades gathered for an end of the year bash. The students enjoyed crawfish and pizza in the Terrace then moved outside for more activities. In the backyard, two inflatable slip-n-slides were available along with football, volleyball, …

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Baseball Alumni Making Names for Themselves

Baseball Alumni Making Names for Themselves

Congratulations to the following Crusader baseball alumni for their postseason accomplishments.

Casey Rodrigue ’11 (Indiana) – Big Ten All Tournament Team

Jacob Seward ’13 (Southeastern) – Southland Conference All Tournament Team

Sean McMullen ’10 (LSU) – Wally Pontiff, Jr. Scholar Athlete Award and home run to clinch SEC tournament championship. SEC All …

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NJROTC Celebrates End of the Year with a Splash

NJROTC Celebrates End of the Year with a Splash

On Saturday, May 17th, the Brother Martin NJROTC held their end of the year party at Green Acres Country Club in Metairie. A great time was had by all the cadets and officers who came together for food and fun. The guys played outdoor games like tennis, cabbage ball, football, …

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145 Years of Brothers of the Sacred Heart Graduates

145 Years of Brothers of the Sacred Heart Graduates

Last week’s graduation at the UNO Lakefront Arena marked the 145th graduation of young men educated by the Brothers of the Sacred Heart and their lay partners here in New Orleans. The Crusader Class of 2014 was 224 strong! Of those graduates, 41 had alumni dads and/or grandfathers, a …

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Welcome to the New Golden Crusaders

Welcome to the New Golden Crusaders

The 10th annual Golden Crusader Lunch was held on Wednesday, May 21st at Heritage Grill by Ralph Brennan. The opening prayer was said by Brother Neal Golden ’57 CJ, and the Class of 2014 Golden Crusaders were introduced, congratulated, and welcomed by the rest of the group.  The entire …

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Senior Appreciation Dinner 2014

Senior Appreciation Dinner 2014

The Class of 2014 gathered for the last time as a group on campus to share a meal. After checking in via a Google form asking for pertinent permanent contact information and alumni event interest and an opening prayer and graduation reminders, the students headed to the steps of …

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Crusaders End Spring Football on a High Note

Crusaders End Spring Football on a High Note

Brother Martin capped off its spring football with a good showing against Slidell High in a scrimmage game on Wednesday afternoon.  Rising senior Jared West shined on offense rushing for two touchdowns against the Tiger defense.

Crusader signal caller junior quarterback Jake Broggi showed some promise throwing accurate passes to …

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Rugby Celebration

Rugby Celebration

Members of Crusader Rugby, their coaches, and their parents gathered this week in the Brother Mark Thornton Terrace to celebrate another great season. Coach Gary Giepert ’80 and Coach Lester Duhe recognized all players and then presented awards for most improved players as well as most valuable players in …

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2014 Baseball Convocation

2014 Baseball Convocation

The Athletic Department hosted a convocation last night in the Terrace honoring our District Champion Baseball Team. Respective coaches from each level gave a brief synopsis of their season, concluding with Coach Wisniewski highlighting the varsity team’s memorable season. Those players receiving special recognition were:

Captain: Corey Gaconi, Owen Magee, …

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Graduation Mass 2014

Graduation Mass 2014

The Class of 2014 and their friends and family gathered at St. Dominic Church in Lakeview to celebrate the annual Graduation Mass. Ordained Brother of the Sacred Heart Louis Couvillon, S.C., was the celebrant. During his homily, he thanked the seniors for their service to one another and to …

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2014 Leadership Celebration

2014 Leadership Celebration

This past weekend, student leaders from all grade levels and their parents gathered in the Brother Mark Thornton Terrace for the reception portion of this year’s Leadership Celebration. After enjoying food and drink, the crowd moved to the Benson Mall for the presentation of leadership and participation certificates and …

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