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Crusaders Open CYO Tournament with a Win

Crusaders Open CYO Tournament with a Win

The Brother Martin basketball team opened day one of the Allstate Sugar Bowl CYO Basketball Tournament with a 68-48 win over Covington.  The Crusaders started the game strong going on a 9-0 run in the first quarter.  At the break, Brother Martin held a commanding 18 point lead over …

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State Runner Up Cross Country Program Honored

State Runner Up Cross Country Program Honored

The Athletic Department hosted a convocation last night honoring the accomplishments of our Cross Country Program. Coach Drew Haro highlighted the season for the junior high, followed by Head Coach Ryan Gallagher who addressed our junior varsity and varsity runners and their families.

Special recognition was given to the following …

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2014 Football Season Comes to an End

2014 Football Season Comes to an End

This past weekend, the Crusader football team ended its season in the LHSAA Semifinals after falling to the John Curtis Patriots. The team finished with a 10-3 overall record and a 3-2 district record. Highlights from the season include:

  • First 8-0 start since 2008
  • First 10 win season in 20 years
  • First …

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American History Chalmette Field Trip

American History Chalmette Field Trip

On Saturday, November 22, several juniors of Mr. Vicknair’s American History Class embarked on a field trip to the Chalmette battlefield to learn more about the final battle on American soil of the War of 1812. The Battle of New Orleans was significant in a number of ways, saving …

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Ty Tubbs Speaks at Privateer Baseball Gala

Ty Tubbs Speaks at Privateer Baseball Gala

The UNO Privateers baseball team, and Head Coach Ron Maestri, in conjunction with the Major League Baseball Urban Youth Academy hosted a gala at the UNO Lakefront Arena on Saturday, November 17, 2014. The event featured special guest speeches and highlighted the growth of baseball in the New Orleans …

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Wrestling Keeps on Winning

Wrestling Keeps on Winning

Brother Martin won the 35 team Griffin inviational at Dutchtown by scoring 321 points. The Crusaders wrestling with 9 of their 14 starters placed nine in the championship finals and came away with seven indivdual titles. Crusader individual champions were 113 Steven Shields, 120 Stephen Rumney, 132 Paul Klein, 138 …

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Crusader Runners Named to All-State Team

Crusader Runners Named to All-State Team

Congratulations to freshman Hayden Courrege’ and seniors Chace Edwards and Mason Williams for being named to the Louisiana Track & Field Coaches Association Composite All-State teams. Hayden, Chace, and Mason’s performances at the state meet ranked in the Top 25 of all competitors in all classifications, earning them All-State …

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Crusaders Named to All-District Team

Crusaders Named to All-District Team

Congratulations to the following Crusader student athletes for being selected to the Coaches’ 9-5A All-District Team:

Defense
Roderic Teamer SS
Jonathan Parker LB
Brendan Hayes DL

Offense
Jeremy Singleton WR
Rory Luke OL
Jared West RB


Morning Spirit

Morning Spirit

On the morning of one of the biggest football games of the year, the Student Council led a small spirit rally to get the ‘Sader nation excited.  The Benson Mall was rockin’ as the Crusader Band marched the halls of the school and performed Neck and the Crusader Fight Song.  Head …

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Remembering Brother Maurus Bordelon, S.C. ’55 SA

Remembering Brother Maurus Bordelon, S.C. ’55 SA

With sadness in our loss and with gladness in his release from pain and in his entrance into his Father’s Kingdom, we share with you the passing of Brother Maurus Bordelon, S.C. ’55 SA.  He was 77 years old.

Many of you know Brother Maurus, who taught Physics, Physics Honors, …

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Wrestling Gets Another Win

Wrestling Gets Another Win

The wrestling team defeated East Ascension 67-9 last night to improve to 3-0 on the season. The 2nd team, JV and JH will be in action this weekend at Dutchtown and at the Rummel JH Tournament. The varsity returns to action next Wednesday at the Spartan Invitational in Baton …

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2014 “Celebration of the Crest”

2014 “Celebration of the Crest”

The 2014 “Celebration of the Crest”- Brother Martin Extravaganza, sponsored by the Brother Martin Parents Club, was held on Saturday, November 15th at the New Orleans Marriott Hotel. The night was a grand success as over 870 Crusader friends celebrated in grand style, complete with an ice sculpture of …

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Brother Martin Celebrates its Crusader Eagle Scouts

Brother Martin Celebrates its Crusader Eagle Scouts

The Eagle Scout is the highest honor earned by young men who have participated in Boy Scouts. It is the culmination of their training, education, and service in the Boy Scout tradition of honor and duty to “God and . . . Country, . . . to obey the …

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NJROTC Walks for a Cure

NJROTC Walks for a Cure

On Saturday, November 8th, Brother Martin NJROTC Cadets assisted the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund (JDRF) at the annual Walk for the Cure in Audubon Park. Cadets had fun in the team building experience, but worked hard moving heavy drinks, trash cans, cleaning tables and performing the cleanup of the …

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Crusaders are State Runners-Up

Crusaders are State Runners-Up

On a chilly Tuesday afternoon the LHSAA State Cross Country Championship was held at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, LA.  A total of 334 individual runners and 47 full teams competed in the championship event’s largest race.

The Crusaders rallied behind Hayden Courrege’ (4th, 15:53.99), Chace Edwards (5th, 16:00.14), wrestling …

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