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Brother Martin and Jesuit advance to quarterfinals

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  • Game Recap
  • Other Sports
  • Teams:
  • Brother Martin Football, Jesuit Football
  • Posted:
  • 2/13/14 9:56pm

One was home, the other away. One breezed to victory, the other battled. But in the end, both No.1 seed Brother Martin and two-time defending state champion and No.6 seed Jesuit advanced to the Division I quarterfinals with respective wins as the Crusaders shutout Alexandria 5-0 while the Blue Jays held off Baton Rouge 2-1. “It’s important as it was a road playoff game which is never easy,” said Brother Martin... Keep Reading

Giavotella remembers first meeting with Jeter

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  • Feature Story
  • Other Sports
  • Team:
  • Jesuit Football
  • Posted:
  • 2/12/14 7:58pm

Johnny Giavotella grew up as a Derek Jeter fan.  The 2005 Jesuit grad who led the Blue Jays to a pair of state championships, including pitching a complete game against Destrehan in the title game in 2005, made his Major League debut with Kansas City on August 5, 2011. Ten days later he came face to face with Jeter as the Royals hosted the Yankees. Press play on the above video as Giavotella takes the story from there. Keep Reading

St. Aug remains atop Catholic League with resounding 64-42 win at Brother Martin

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  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
  • Other Sports
  • Teams:
  • Brother Martin Football, St. Augustine Football
  • Posted:
  • 2/11/14 11:13pm

St. Augustine won for the fifth straight time, picking up a 64-42 road win at Brother Martin. Louisiana-Lafayette bound Bryce Washington was a force in the paint for the Purple Knights scoring a game-high 22 points, with unofically close to 20 rebounds. His teammate Marcel Daniels had the hot hand early for St. Aug and finished with 20 points. For the Crusaders, the loss marks the third in a row. Tennessee bound Jordan Cornish who suffered a high... Keep Reading

Brother Martin finishes regular season 18-0

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  • Feature Story
  • Other Sports
  • Teams:
  • Brother Martin Football, Rummel Football
  • Posted:
  • 2/1/14 10:08pm

So much for the "first" season. Brother Martin completed a perfect 18-0 regular season with a 2-1 victory over Rummel. The Crusaders will enter the state playoffs ranked No.3 in the latest National Soccer Coaches Association of America Poll. "It's a difficult game any given day against Rummel," said first year Brother Martin head coach Stephen McAnespie. "So coming into their place and closing out the (regular) season where a win is real... Keep Reading

Brother Martin hands Rummel first district loss 75-66

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  • Game Recap
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  • Teams:
  • Brother Martin Football, Rummel Football
  • Posted:
  • 1/27/14 10:56pm

Rummel's perfect Catholic League record came to an end as Brother Martin held off the Raiders attack for a 75-66 District 9-5A win. Jordan Cornish led the Crusaders with a game-high 27 points with jared West adding 10 points for a Brother martin team who is now 17-7 overall and 2-2 in the Catholic League. The Raiders were led by Trey Harris who finished with 18 points while Steven Dunbar added 15. The loss drops Rummel's... Keep Reading

Giavotella prepares for 4th MLB season

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  • Alumni
  • Feature Story
  • Other Sports
  • Team:
  • Jesuit Football
  • Posted:
  • 1/26/14 6:57pm

Not even the coldest winter New Orleans has experienced in recent memory can slow Johnny Giavotella down. As the Jesuit grad prepares for his fourth season in the majors, the Kansas City Royals second baseman grinds daily to earn a spot on the Royals roster. Come along for an all-access pass as Giavotella goes through an extensive cardio workout with trainer Duke Rousse on a chilly morning at Muss Bertolino Stadium in Kenner, then tag... Keep Reading

Brother Martin rallies over Holy Cross in Catholic League opener

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  • Game Recap
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  • Teams:
  • Holy Cross Football, Brother Martin Football
  • Posted:
  • 1/17/14 11:48pm

Sparked by a second half surge, Brother Martin came from behind to defeat Gentilly rival Holy Cross 60-53 in the District 9-5A opener for both schools in front of a packed house where the Conlin Crazies left their mark on a pair of first-year head coaches making their Catholic League debuts. “We got to use hand signals now, it was loud and crazy,” said Holy Cross coach Mister Kirkwood. “Kids couldn... Keep Reading

Brother Martin soccer remains undefeated

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  • Feature Story
  • Other Sports
  • Teams:
  • Jesuit Football, Brother Martin Football
  • Posted:
  • 1/11/14 7:57pm

An undefeated season continued for Brother Martin soccer Saturday when the Crusaders battled back from a 1-0 deficit to defeat Jesuit 2-1 in a Catholic League showdown at John Ryan Stadium. Brother Martin is now 12-0 on the season while Jesuit falls to 9-2-3. Click on the above link to see the video. Keep Reading

Crusaders stay undefeated

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  • Feature Story
  • Other Sports
  • Teams:
  • Brother Martin Football, Jesuit Football
  • Posted:
  • 1/11/14 7:48pm

An undefeated season continued for Brother Martin soccer Saturday when the Crusaders battled back from a 1-0 deficit to defeat Jesuit 2-1 in a Catholic League showdown at John Ryan Stadium. Brother Martin is now 12-0 on the season while Jesuit falls to 9-2-3. Click on the above link to see the video. Keep Reading