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2014 Football Family Day

2014 Football Family Day

The 2014 Crusader football season got underway on Saturday starting with a parent meeting and a prayer service. Head Coach, Mark Bonis, and Athletic Director, Scott Williams, addressed parents and fielded questions in anticipation of our upcoming ‘campaign’. Dr. Tony Melito highlighted the spiritual aspect of our football community …

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Crusader Faculty Prepares for a New School Year

Crusader Faculty Prepares for a New School Year

Over the past two days, both new and returning faculty members met for Faculty In-Service.  During this time, faculty members spent time reviewing the Mission & Ministry of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart, familiarizing themselves with school technology, enhancing the test prep program, and many other areas of …

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Following the Charism of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart

Following the Charism of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart

When asked to develop a one word answer that best reflects what the faculty and staff members experienced during the Faculty prayer service, in their readings, and in their reflection and in-service, Crusader faculty and staff members provided many answers that follow the charism of the Brothers of the …

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Crusaders Help Lead JPRD 15s to Championship

Crusaders Help Lead JPRD 15s to Championship

Six Crusaders were part of the recent JPRD East 15s Grand Slam World Series Championship team that played in Panama City Beach, Florida.

Pictured from left to right are the boys that helped to bring home the title: Connor Culotta, Kyle Delaney, Kevin Stretzinger, Mason Bonnaffons, Will Fulham and Austin …

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The New Province of the United States Meets for the First Time

The New Province of the United States Meets for the First Time

On July 19th, the new Brothers of the Sacred Heart Province of the United States met for the first time since its formation.  Led by the Brothers’ Provincial Superior in Council, Brother Mark Hilton, S.C., members of the The New Orleans, New England, and New York Provinces of the Brothers of …

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Basketball Camp Wraps Up Summer at Brother Martin

Basketball Camp Wraps Up Summer at Brother Martin

This passed week, Brother Martin’s basketball camp, run by Head Varsity Coach Chris Biehl, hosted over 100 campers.  Coach Biehl and his staff focused on fundamentals, competition, and fun.  The camp was open to students entering 3rd – 8th grades.  This camp marked the end of summer camps at Brother Martin High School.


Cubs Win! Cubs Win! Cubs Win!

Cubs Win! Cubs Win! Cubs Win!

The 2014 Alumni Baseball Trip headed to Chicago for Cubs baseball. The group attended two Cubs games (the Cubs won one) and enjoyed the many attractions in one of America’s greatest cities. Some members of the group took the “Chicago Pizza Tour” featuring three restaurants and five delicious types …

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7th Graders Visit Nation’s Capital

7th Graders Visit Nation’s Capital

Friday afternoon, members of the Class of 2019 returned home from visiting the Nation’s Capital.  The group left on July 19th, and headed north for a night in Pigeon Forge.  On the first night, everyone enjoyed dinner at CiCi’s Pizza and a night at The Track for go-karts, putt …

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Former ‘Sader Cheerleaders Together Again at LSU

Former ‘Sader Cheerleaders Together Again at LSU

Brother Martin is proud of its Crusader cheerleader alumni.  Congratulations and best of luck next year cheering for LSU!

Boys left to right:
Kyle Pecoraro ’14; Zachary Nelson ’14; Ben Cartner ’12; Nicholas Wessel ’14; and David Gerard Trepagnier ’14

Girls left to right:
Kelly Forschler ’13 and Jessie Majorie ’12


Potential Crusaders Complete Baseball Camp

Potential Crusaders Complete Baseball Camp

During the past week, young men have come to Farley Field to perfect their baseball skills.

Throughout the week long camp, players worked on proper pitching mechanics and arm care, receiving, blocking and proper footwork for catchers, footwork, approaches and double play feeds for infielders, and drop steps, angles, and communication for outfielders.

Everyone …

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D.J. Augustin ’06 Signs with Detroit Pistons

D.J. Augustin ’06 Signs with Detroit Pistons

NBA point guard D.J. Augustin ’06 has reached a new two year $6 million agreement with the Detroit Pistons.

Augustin, 26, is coming off a revitalizing season with the Bulls where he excelled off the bench in scoring 14.9 points per game and shot 41.1% from the three-point line.  He is …

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Mr. Tom Benson ’44 Receives High School Graduation Ring

Mr. Tom Benson ’44 Receives High School Graduation Ring

On his 87th birthday, Mrs. Gayle Benson presented Mr. Tom Benson ’44 with a graduation ring from his St. Aloysius class.

Mr. Benson graduated high school in 1944 from St. Aloysius and was unable to afford a graduation ring at the time.

Benson was honored as Brother Martin’s 1986 Alumnus of …

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Peake BMW Falls in Semi-final Game

Peake BMW Falls in Semi-final Game

In the American Legion Southeast Regional tournament semifinal game, Shaw-based Refuel scored twice in the top of the seventh to hang on for a 9-7 victory against Brother Martin-based Peake BMW (17-5-1).

Despite the loss, Peake BMW still qualifies for the American Legion State tournament starting on July 19th at …

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College Run 2014

College Run 2014

At the beginning of summer, rising juniors and seniors, accompanied by Coach Brad Duplechain and Ms. Kelly Wild, set out on the open road to visit some of the nation’s top colleges and universities.  Traveling up the east coast, trip goers visited schools such as Auburn, Catholic, Davidson, Georgia …

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Cheerleaders Earn Award at UCA Camp

Cheerleaders Earn Award at UCA Camp

The Brother Martin cheerleaders recently attended Universal Cheerleaders Association’s Iron Man Camp at the University of Alabama. The Crusader cheer team was coached by some of the most talented UCA staff members in the country and worked side by side with fifteen other nationally competitive cheerleading teams. Over the …

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