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The men's basketball coach at Samford University for fifteen years (1997-2012) is a 1968 graduate of St. Aloysius. Identify him.
Samford Coach
Cor Jesu Basketball 1968-9
Who is big #54 in the middle of the Cor Jesu JV squad of 1968-9? He gained fame on the gridiron as a stalwart lineman on the 1971 Brother Martin State Championship team and earned three letters for LSU.

Who was the first athletic director of Brother Martin High School?

Brother Martin has won one state football championship. What year was that?

Wrestling 1982-3

The photo at the left from the 1982-3 season shows a wrestler who won the state championship in the 119-pound division for Coach Ray Charbonneau's Crusaders that year. Can you identify the wrestler, who is a faculty member at Brother Martin?

Rick Robey (BM '74) played on a state championship team at Brother Martin. He later was a member of the 1981 Boston Celtics championship team. In between, he was on an NCAA champion team, making him one of only a handful of basket­ball players who won championships at each of the three levels of play. Which college did Rick attend?

Rick Robey 1974
Third baseman

Who is this senior captain and third baseman of the 1992 Crusaders? He was also an outstanding linebacker for Bob Conlin and has been a coach on Elysian Fields for many years now.

  1. What school did the Crusaders defeat in the State Finals to win Brother Martin's second straight LHSAA basketball championship in 1971?
  2. What future NBA star was on the opposing team?

Basketball Champs 1971
1971 state champs: How many players in this picture can you identify?

2006-08 Crusader football coach Jay Pittman ('81) previously was head coach at two other high schools. Which ones?

What school has Brother Martin defeated the most times on the gridiron?

The school that St. Aloysius defeated in overtime in 1969 to earn a trip to the Final Four in Alexandria was the same one that Brother Martin bested in OT in the 1970 Finals to complete the 36-0 season. Identify that school.
Bonus question: In what arenas were the two games played?

This Crusader athlete graduated from St. Aloysius in 1943. He served as Superinten­dent of St. Bernard Parish schools from 1974-1980 and was named Alumnus of the Year for 1979. Identify him.

Crusader DT Warde Manuel ('86) is currently (July 2014) the athletic director at what Division I-A school?

Warde Manuel

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