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


  • 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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