Tiger Talk for 2/27/17 thru 3/5/17

Hello, welcome and enjoy all the News, events and more involving Holy Cross New Orleans.

  • Mardi Gras break All students off for the week……YEA!!
  • Visit us for the show notes and links at www.tigertalk.us
  • News
    • Holy Cross Basketball
      • The varsity basketball team will be playing ________________ of Baton Rouge Mardi Gras night in the first game of the playoffs.
      • Thanks to our basketball field report Chris Kennedy (class of 91) and his son for keep us posted of the scores and highlights
  • Holy Cross Band performed in Nemesis and Thoth parades
    • The HC band looked amazing as they Marched in Fridays Nemesis and Saturdays Thoth Parades in New Orleans. Take a look at the website for pictures of them on St. Charles Ave. and here’s a sound bite of them getting the crowd into it.

 Students Take Home Awards in Science and Engineering Fair

  • Congratulations to our students who placed in the Greater New Orleans Science and Engineering Fair that was held last week at the University of New Orleans.
  • Receiving third place awards were:
    • Robert Schexnayder, “What Type of Drumstick Produces the Best Rebound Height?”
    • Matthew Manzelle, “Electric Dirt”
  • Receiving fourth place awards were:
    • Jared Brodtmann, “Living on a Dime: What Types of Bacteria are Living on your Money?”
    • Antonio Rivera, “Do Swimmers Have Larger Lung Capacities than Other Athletes?”
  • Make sure you go look at all the pics on the HOLYCROSSTIGERS.COM website in the news section.

 Cheerleading Tryouts Scheduled for March 13-14

  • Tryouts for the Holy Cross Cheerleading Team will take place March 13-14, 2017, from 4-7 p.m. at the Holy Cross Student Center. Girls attending all-girls Catholic high schools are eligible and must register online to participate in tryouts.
    • Complete information about the program can be found on via this link
  • Cole Clement Receives Appointment to United States Merchant Marine Academy
    • Congratulations to Holy Cross senior Cole Clement for his recent Appointment to the United States Merchant Marine Academy, located in Kings Point, New York. He received his nomination from Congressman Cedric Richmond,. Only four seats are available for Louisiana’s Congressional distribution to the Academy, and Cole has earned the privilege of this prestigious appointment.
  • Senior Ford Luscy Named National Merit Finalist
    • Holy Cross senior Ford Luscy, who has been named a National Merit Finalist by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Ford is captain of the Holy Cross Swim Team and is also a member of the varsity Soccer Team. He is a Peer Minister and enjoys mentoring his younger Holy Cross brothers through retreats and peer ministry activities.

 events coming this week

M 2/27 Mardi Gras Holiday ALL WEEK
M 2/27 JV Baseball vs Central Baton Rouge 3:30 PM Central Baton Rouge
M 2/27 Varsity Baseball vs. Central (BR) 5:30 PM Central (BR)
T 2/28 Mardi Gras Day
w 3/1 Ash Wed
W 3/1 Freshmen Baseball vs. De La Salle 1:00 PM Holy Cross Park
W 3/1 Track and field Practice-All Athletes 2:45 PM HC Campus
W 3/1 JV Baseball vs De La Salle 3:00 PM Holy Cross Park
TH 3/2 Debate Tournament-New Orleans Catholic Forensic League Congress 3:00 PM De La Salle School
TH 3/2 Varsity Baseball vs. West Monroe 7:30 PM West Monroe
F 3/3 Debate Tournament-New Orleans Catholic League City Tournament 2:00 PM De La Salle
F 3/3 Varsity Baseball vs. Ouachita High School 3:15 PM St. Thomas More-Lafayette
F 3/3 Beau Chene Classic Golf Tournament 3:30 PM Beau Chene
SA 3/4 Beau Chene Classic Golf Tournament 12:00 AM Beau Chene
SA 3/4 Varsity Track and Field-“Rock-A-Chaw Relays”-Time TBD 12:00 AM St. Stanislaus School Bay St. Louis, MS
SA 3/4 Robotics: VEX State Championship 7:00 AM Huddle, Arena, Atrium
SA 3/4 Debate Tournament-New Orleans catholic League City Tournament 8:00 AM De La Salle
SA 3/4 Varsity Baseball vs. Ruston 2:30 PM Ruston
SU 3/5 Varsity Lacrosse vs. Dutchtown 12:00 PM Home Game-Muss Bertolino
SU 3/5 JV Lacrosse vs. Dutchtown High School 3:00 PM Home Game-Muss Bertolino
  • Parent Teacher Conference March 7th 4pm to 7pm
  • March 10th – 8th-10th Grade Semi-Formal Dance in the Holy Cross Café from 8 – 1
  • April 8th Sat – HC BBQ cook-off will be held… see the flyer on the HC website
  • April 22ndGold and Blue ‘Be our Guest” Gala at the Student Center starting at 7:30pm


  • Thanks to Darrell Christian (class of 85) for letting us record our show and enjoy the parades from his reviewing stand.
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