Tiger Talk events for the week of 12/17 through 12/31/2017

 

Tiger Talk Recorded 12/17/2017

Posted by Tiger Talk on Sunday, December 17, 2017

 

  • Hello and welcome to a special double addition of Tiger Talk for the weeks of December 18th through December 31st, 2017. We will be taking the Christmas week off to spend time with family, but we wouldn’t let you our audience out, so we are covering everything up to the new year on this show. When we come back we at Tiger Talk will be celebrating the shows 1-year anniversary!

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  • Holy Cross Band performs Christmas concert
    • Our choir students performed their annual Christmas Concert Monday night at Holy Name of Jesus Church.
      • Photo Gallery: http://photos.holycrosstigers.com/Choir-Christmas-Concert-2017/
    • Choir Students Perform Christmas Concert at Holy Name of Jesus

 

  • Students Named to New Orleans Honor Band
    • On December 9, 2017, the auditions were held for the honor band for the city of New Orleans and surrounding areas.
    • The following students were selected from Holy Cross:
      • William Kline – flute (alternate)
    • The students that were all-state selections are an automatic choice for district 6 because of their previous choice as an all-state musician are designated with an asterisk before their name.
      • Justin Borne – clarinet
      • Gabriel Rhinehart- bass clarinet
      • Bryson Parker – alto saxophone
      • Justin Schileci – tenor saxophone – selected for the second time as an all state musician.
      • Damion Jarusook – baritone saxophone – selected for the third time as an all state musician.
      • Blake Ziegler – trumpet
      • James Sixkiller – trumpet
      • Joshua Lizama – trumpet
      • Maxwell Arceneaux – French horn
      • Eli Boudreaux – baritone
      • Brandon Dillon – trombone
      • Alex Tedesco – tuba
    • In the junior high school auditions:
      • Nicholas Davillier – trombone.

 

  • HC basketball update
    • Martin’s tournament:
      • Thursday HC beat Northlake Christian 47 18
    • Friday HC beat EJ 46 29
    • Saturday at 245pm will play Lusher for the championship. Will send score after.

  • This week’s player spotlight:
  • Junior Miles Sanders
    • My favorite college and NBA teams are Syracuse and the Golden State Warriors
    • My favorite HC basketball moment was when we all went to Pensacola and played competitive and proved that we can play with anyone.
    • My pregame rituals are prayer, a lot of music and warming up early
    • My favorite teacher is Mr. Collick

events coming this week

M 12/18 EXAMS E & F 8:00 AM
TU 12/19 EXAM G 8:00 AM
TU 12/19 Cheerleading Practice 6:30 PM Student Center
W 12/20 Middle and High School Exam Makeup and Records Day 8:00 AM Main Campus
W 12/20 JV Basketball vs. Lusher 6:00 PM Holy Cross
W 12/20 Varsity Basketball vs. Lusher 7:15 PM Holy Cross
TH 12/21 Christmas Holidays officially begin
TH 12/21 JV Soccer vs. Newman 6:30 PM Newman
F 12/22 Varsity Soccer vs. Baton Rouge Catholic 6:00 PM Baton Rouge Catholic
F 12/22 JV Basketball vs. Teurlings Catholic 6:00 PM Holy Cross
F 12/22 Varsity Basketball vs. Teurlings Catholic 7:15 PM Holy Cross
F 12/22 JV Soccer vs. Baton Rouge Catholic 7:30 PM Baton Rouge Catholic
M 12/25 CHRISTMAS World wide
W 12/27 Varsity Basketball-Pensacola Catholic Tournament-District 9-5A Games TBA Pensacola, FL
TH 12/28 Varsity Wrestling-Deep South Bayou Duals TBA Baton Rouge River Center
TH 12/28 Varsity Wrestling-Prep Slam TBA Holy Innocents Episcopal (Atlanta)
TH 12/28 Varsity Basketball-Pensacola Catholic Tournament-District 9-5A Games TBA Pensacola, FL
TH 12/28 9th Grade Soccer vs. Brother Martin TBA Brother Martin
F 12/29 Varsity Basketball-Pensacola Catholic Tournament-District 9-5A Games TBA Pensacola, FL
SU 12/31 NEW YEARS EVE TIME ZONE DEPENDENT

 

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Tiger Talk events for the week of 12/11 through 12/17/2017

 

Tiger Talk Podcast recorded 12/10/2017

Posted by Tiger Talk on Sunday, December 10, 2017

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  • Cheerleaders Take Home LHSAA Runner-Up Trophy
    • For the first time in program history, the Holy Cross Cheerleaders have brought home the LHSAA Co-Ed State Runner-up trophy! This program has come so far in the past few years thanks to the hard work and dedication of our athletes and cheer alumni and the support of our cheer parents and school. Congratulations again to our incredible athletes! We are proud of you!
  • WGNO’s Hank Allen Visits Holy Cross to Promote Coats for Kids Campaign
    • Thanks to HC media partner WGNO-TV and Chief Meteorologist Hank Allen for coming out to Holy Cross School on the 6th to promote the Coats for Kids campaign. HC is proud to be a sponsor to help those in need. With the cold weather here, there are many in need of warm coats. Students, parents and alumni can drop off coat donations to our primary, middle and high school offices throughout December and January.
    • HC Wrestlers Win Florida Border Wars 1st Place Belt for Second Year in a Row
      • Great teamwork from the Holy Cross wrestlers won the Florida Border Wars 1st place belt for the 2nd year in a row. Holy Cross competed and won the 5th Annual Border Wars Wrestling tournament hosted by South Walton High School located in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. The tournament took place on December 1st and 2nd. Other local teams competing were state title contenders St. Paul’s and Jesuit High School.

 HC basketball update

    • Tuesday HC beat Warren Easton 67-54 at the Student Center.
    • 3 players were in double figures and the team shot 6/13 from the 3 point line.
    • HC beat Sam Houston from Lake Charles 66 45. Kalil Thomas had a double double and 1 big time dunk.
  • NAME:  Mike Crossley – (SO)
    • Favorite College & NBA team:  Louisville & Golden State Warriors
    • Favorite HC Basketball Moment:  Hitting game winners last year.
    • What are your pre-game rituals? Pray and shoot before games.
    • Favorite Teacher:  Mrs. Kelly Clark

 events coming this week

M 12/11 DEFG
M 12/11 JV Soccer vs. Country Day 4:00 PM Holy Cross
M 12/11 Chorus Christmas Concert 7:00 PM Holy Name of Jesus Church
TU 12/12 Christmas Pageant 2:15 PM Student Center Arena
TU 12/12 TCAC Soccer 3:00 PM Middle School Field
TU 12/12 JV Soccer vs. Newman 6:30 PM Newman
TU 12/12 Cross Country Awards Night 6:30 PM Huddle
W 12/13 Middle School Soccer Game 4:00 PM Middle School Field
TH 12/14 Middle and High School Exams A & B Main Campus
TH 12/14 Varsity Basketball-St. Martin’s Tournament TBA St. Martin’s
TH 12/14 Men’s Club Meeting 6:30 PM
F 12/15 Varsity Basketball-St. Martin’s Tournament TBA St. Martin’s
F 12/15 Varsity Wrestling-Brother Martin Dual TBA Brother Martin
F 12/15 Middle and High School Exams C&D Main Campus
F 12/15 Class of 2017 One Year Reunion TBA Cafeteria
SA 12/16 Varsity Basketball-St. Martin’s Tournament TBA St. Martin’s
SA 12/16 Varsity Soccer vs. St. Amant 11:00 AM Pan American Stadium
SA 12/16 JV Soccer vs. St. Amant 1:00 PM Pan American Stadium

 Other upcoming events 

  • Dec 25th Christmas

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Tiger Talk events for the week of 12/04 through 12/10/2017

 

Tiger Talk Podcast recorded 12/3/17

Posted by Tiger Talk on Sunday, December 3, 2017

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  • Physics Students Design and Build Catapults
    • Students in physics honors and AP physics were tasked with designing and building a catapult. The catapults had to be capable of launching a projectile at several different angles. Students recorded the launch angle, distance, and time and then use that data to determine the initial velocity of the projectile and the maximum height achieved.
  • Swim Team Captures State Runner-Up Title
    • The Holy Cross Swimming tigers captured the State Runner-Up title at this year’s State Championships. Holy Cross was represented by a senior, 5 juniors, 3 sophomores, 3 freshman, and a 8th grader. Every swimmer posted personal best times during the two-day event, keeping Holy Cross a top tier swimming program.
  • HC basketball update
    • HC beat South Plaquemines on Tuesday night 75 – 48. Juniors, Kalil Thomas, Sidney Madison and Sophomore, Aaron Ursin each scored in double figures.
    • Holy Cross was one of the hosts for the 64th annual CYO basketball tournament this past week.
      • HC lost a tough one to Grace King in OT, 60-58 on Wednesday. The Tigers bounced back and beat Shaw 60-40 on Thursday.
      • Saturday HC lost 67 to 66 to Brother Martin in the final game of the CYO Tournament.
    • We have started a “Meet The Team Segment”. Each week we will profile a one or two players.
      • This week’s players are:
        • Sophomore Tyler Kirkwood
          • Favorite College & NBA team: Kentucky Wildcats & Cleveland Cavaliers
          • Favorite HC Basketball Moment: Being coached by my dad finally.
          • What are your pre-game rituals: Listen to music, eat protein and carbs and free my mind.
          • Favorite Teacher: Coach Batt
        • Sophomore Aaron Ursin
          • Favorite College & NBA team: UCLA Bruins & New Orleans Pelicans
          • Favorite HC Basketball Moment: Kalil hitting game-winning in Pensacola tournament last year.
          • What are your pre-game rituals: Pray to God and thank him for all he’s done for me.
          • Favorite Teacher: Shawn Collic
        • Soccer Wins Over Division IV #1 Ranked Newman
          • On Tuesday night the Division II #1 ranked Holy Cross soccer team battled the Division IV #1 ranked team, the Newman Greenies at Manning Field. This was the second time in three games Holy Cross has faced off against a #1 ranked team, having beaten the ever impressive Division III Vandebilt Catholic in their season opener.
          • The Holy Cross Tigers came away with a 4-1 win with goals from Seniors Sebastian Aguilar (2), Blake Baldassaro and impressive freshman Sinjin Mills.
          • The Tigers returned to action on Friday night vs Division foe Central Lafourche, ……………….

 Cheerleaders to Compete in LHSAA State Spirit Championship Dec. 2

    • Our Holy Cross Cheerleaders competed in the LHSAA State Spirit Championship this past Saturday, December 2 at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner. We competed in the Co-Ed Game Day division and performed three times as part of the preliminary round. Anyone that can let us know how they did please pass it along.
  • We want to give a big shout out to Coach Adam Giglio. He’s the head coach of the powerlifting team and a listener of the show. We’re very proud of all the powerlifting team and their accomplishments…. Keep up the hard training.

events coming this week

M 12/4 EFGA
TU 12/5 8th Grade Catholic League Basketball Game 5:00 PM Student Center-Arena/Huddle
TU 12/5 Varsity Soccer vs. St. Thomas Aquinas 5:30 PM St. Thomas Aquinas
TU 12/5 JV Soccer vs. St. Thomas Aquinas 7:00 PM St. Thomas Aquinas
TU 12/5 Varsity Basketball vs. Warren Easton 7:00 PM Holy Cross
W 12/6 JV Wrestling John Curtis/St. Paul’s Dual Meet TBA St. Paul’s
W 12/6 Varsity Wrestling John Curtis/St. Paul’s Dual Meet TBA St. Paul’s
W 12/6 Advent Confessions 8:00 AM Student Center-Arena-2nd Floor
W 12/6 8th Grade Catholic League Basketball Game 5:00 PM Student Center-Arena/Huddle
TH 12/7 Varsity Soccer Mandeville Soccer Tournament TBA Mandeville
TH 12/7 Holy Cross Band Department Christmas Concert 6:00 PM Student Center-Arena
F 12/8 Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Holy Day of Obligation) 9:10 AM Student Center
F 12/8 Primary Exploration 9:30 AM Library-Main Campus
F 12/8 Winter Blast 2:45 PM Middle School Field
F 12/8 Basketball Tailgate 3:00 PM Football Field
F 12/8 8th Grade Basketball vs. St. Charles Catholic 4:30 PM Holy Cross
F 12/8 9th Grade Basketball vs. St. Charles Catholic 5:30 PM Holy Cross
F 12/8 Varsity Basketball vs. Sam Houston 7:00 PM Holy Cross
SA 12/9 Junior High/Kids Wrestling-Bayou Elite Tournament TBA Holy Cross
SA 12/9 Varsity Football Tryouts 8:00 AM Football Field and Weigh Room
SA 12/9 9th Grade Soccer vs. Brother Martin TBA Holy Cross
SU 12/10 Swim Team Party and Video 4:00 PM Gulf Coast Bank and Trust Co. on Harrison
SU 12/10 HC Cheerleaders – Kendra Gives Back Fundraiser 4:00 PM 5757 Magazine Street, Ste C,

 

 

 

Other upcoming events 

  • Dec 8th Grotto Dedication
  • Dec 11th Chorus Christmas Concert Holy Name of Jesus Church
  • Dec 14th  Men’s club meeting

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