Tiger Talk Season 3 Episode 8 Rivalry show 9/30/18


  • Welcome to the Tiger Talk podcast.  This show is being recorded on Friday 9/28/18 at the 99th meeting of HC and the
  • Thanks to everyone that came and saw us at our tent during the tailgate. It was great seeing everyone.

Other items in the NEWS

  • Holy Cross Students Provide Service to ArcGNO’s Mardi Gras Bead Recycling Program
    • Sixteen Holy Cross students participated in our family service opportunity at ArcGNO this past weekend, where they helped to sort Mardi Gras beads for their bead recycling program. Great job supporting your community
  • ·       Tiger Cross Country Finishes Second at Home Mee

GENERAL BOSSETTA’S CAREER AT HC AS A STUDENT & ATHLETE

CALL TO SERVICE TO THE COUNTRY & MILITARY CAREER BECKONS

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upcoming events

  • Oct 2 Tue PAC Open Meeting -Parent Lecture Series 6 PM – 8 PM (Holy Cross School Watson Family Theate)
  • Oct 6 Sat  Varsity Football vs. Arhbishop Rummel 7 PM – 9 PM (Joe Yenni)
  • Oct 12 Fri Varsity Football vs. Brother Martin-Homecoming 7 PM (Tad Gormley)
  • Oct 15 Mon Holy Cross Golf Tournament (Bayou Oaks Golf Course at City Park)
  • Oct 21 Sun Holy Cross Family Day (Holy Cross Main Campus )

This week in history

  • 331BC    Alexander the Great decisively shatters the Persian army that leaves him master of the Persian Empire.
  • 1870      The papal states vote in favor of union with Italy. The capital is moved from Florence to Rome.
  • 1880     The first ball-point pen is patented by Alonzo T. Cross
  • 1908     The Ford Model T, hits the market. Over 15 million Model Ts are eventually sold, all of them black.
  • 1909      Orville Wright sets an altitude record, flying at 1,600 feet.
  • 1950      The comic strip Peanuts, by Charles M. Schultz, makes its first appearance in newspapers.
  • 1957      Sputnik 1, the first man-made satellite, is launched, beginning the “space race.”
  • 1993      The Battle of Mogadishu takes place, in which 18 US soldiers and some 1,000 Somalis are killed

A Piece of Holy Cross History

  • Series: 99th meeting since 1922. Jesuit leads the series, 56-40-1.
  • First series victories: Jesuit won the initial meeting in 1922 over Holy Cross’ first team, 32-0. Using a team laden with boarding students from Bay St. Louis in 1925, Holy Cross rolled over the Blue Jays, 45-0.
  • Largest margin of victory: Jesuit, 72-0, in 1927; Holy Cross, 55-0, in 1948.
  • Consecutive series wins: Jesuit, 8 (1988-1994) under coaches Frank Monica. Holy Cross, 5 (1948-1952) under coaches L.G. Friedrichs; (1965-1969) under coach John Kalbacher, and (1982-86) under coaches Henry Rando.
  • The game: Once again, this game will be part of the Great American Rivalry Series, sponsored by the U.S. Marine Corps. Each school will honor one of its legendary players. The series is the longest continuous rivalry in Louisiana high school football. The schools will celebrate their landmark 100th meeting in 2019..

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Tiger Talk Season 3 Episode 7 Mr. Ferry interview 9/23/18


  • Welcome to the Tiger Talk podcast.  This show is being recorded on 9/23/18
  • We had a week of wonderful interviews including one you’ll see today with Mr. Ferry
  • That being said, our interview with Mr. DesOrmeaux was so amazing we’re going to put that out as a special episode later this week. His thoughts on the making of Mighty Oaks is a powerful sentiment. Don’t Miss It!

NEWS

  • Tiger Football now 4 and 0 after taking down Shaw 35-6
  • Swimming Tigers Begin 2018 Season with a Splash
    • In the varsity meet held Sept. 6 at UNO, Our team had an impressive showing.
      • Final Scores:
        • Holy Cross 118 vs. Brother Martin 52
        • Holy Cross 108 vs. Destrehan 60
        • Holy Cross 139 vs. Ben Franklin 18  
    • Our Middle School Swimming Tigers also had a great kick-off swim meet. Special thanks to our Varsity Tigers for supporting and leading our Middle School team to victory

Okay we are trying something different and just giving you the big event highlights this week, so we can focus on our News, interviews and other items. Let us know what you think

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This week in history

  • 1580     Sir Francis Drake returns to England, aboard the Golden Hind, after a 33-month circumnavigation of the globe
  • 1829     Scotland Yard, the official British criminal investigation organization, is formed
  • 1920     Eight Chicago White Sox players are charged with fixing the 1919 World Series.
  • 1966     Chevrolet introduces the Camaro, which will become an iconic car.
  • 1979     CompuServe (CIS) offers one of the first online services; it will dominate among ISPs  through the mid-1990s.
  • 1959     Explorer VI, the U.S. satellite, takes the first video pictures of Earth.
  • 2005     Hurricane Rita, comes ashore in Texas causing extensive damage there and in Louisiana
  • 2008     SpaceX launches the first private spacecraft, Falcon 1.

A Piece of Holy Cross History

  • Each year as part of the HC, Jesuit rivalry a Legend of the Game is recognized
  • The Holy Cross 2018 Legend of the Game is Dr. Buck Landry ’61.  Buck played in the rivalry his sophomore, junior and senior years, 1958, 1959 and 1960, serving as captain in his senior year.  He was on the All-State team for 1960 and is a member of the Holy Cross High School Hall of Fame.  He also served on the Holy Cross wrestling team and was selected All State for three years. 
  • Buck received a football scholarship to Tulane University where he played offensive guard.  Dr. Landry earned a Bachelor of Arts from Tulane University in New Orleans; his Master’s Degree from American University in Washington DC and his Ph.D. with a concentration in International Affairs from the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind.  After receiving his Master’s from American University, he served three years in the US Army and attained the rank of Captain and received the Bronze Star while serving in South Vietnam.

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Tiger Talk Season 3 Episode 6 Tigers vs Owls 9/16/18


  • Welcome to the Tiger Talk podcast.  We recorded live at the Holy Cross vs Chalmette game on 9/14/18
  • The game was amazing with a final score 
  • Tigers 35; Owls 7
  • We had an amazing pep rally for the game watch the video to see the highlights.

NEWS

  • Three Seniors Explore Stennis Space Center
    • Holy Cross seniors Ben Oelkers, Ben Young and Christian Castro had a unique opportunity to visit Stennis Space Center last week as part of a project for their AP Research course.
    • At Stennis, they met with Holy Cross alumnus Ryan Roberts ’90 who gave them a tour of the facilities. There they learned more about the inner workings of NASA, and they even got to see the test of a repurposed RS-25 engine, the same engine used on the Space Shuttle. It was a great opportunity for them to learn more about NASA and the equipment used in the space program.

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This week in history

  • 1519     Ferdinand Magellan embarks from Spain on a voyage to circumnavigate the world.
  • 1787     The Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia approves the constitution for the United States of America.
  • 1916     Germany’s “Red Baron,” Manfred von Richthofen, wins his first aerial combat.
  • 1937     J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy novel The Hobbit is published.
  • 1961     President John Kennedy signs a congressional act establishing the Peace Corps.
  • 1977     Voyager I takes first photo of Earth and the Moon together.
  • 1982     The first documented emoticons, are posted on the Carnegie Mellon University Bulletin Board System
  • 1989     General Colin Powell is confirmed by the U.S. Senate as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
  • 2003     The Galileo space mission ends as the probe is sent into Jupiter’s atmosphere where it is crushed.

A Piece of Holy Cross History

  • In 1837 the Congregation of Holy Cross was founded. The Congregation of Holy Cross took its name from a district in the city of LeMans, France – Saint Croix or Holy Cross. Holy Cross School enjoys a distinction of being the second oldest sustained foundation worldwide in the Congregation of Holy Cross, second only to the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana, founded in 1842.

Other upcoming events 

  • Sept 28 Fri Varsity Football vs. Jesuit 99th meeting 7 PM (Tad Gormley)
  • Oct 12 Fri Varsity Football vs. Brother Martin-Homecoming 7 PM (Tad Gormley)
  • Oct 15 Mon Holy Cross Golf Tournament (Bayou Oaks Golf Course at City Park)
  • Oct 21 Sun Holy Cross Family Day (Holy Cross Main Campus )

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Tiger Talk Season 3 Episode 5 Back to school dance 9/9/18


  • Welcome to the Tiger Talk podcast.  One month of school down.
  • This show was recorded 9th of Sept 2018.  

NEWS

  • Holy Cross vs Covington in game 2 of the season:_Holy Cross dominates with a 24-0 win!!!

    events coming this week

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    This week in history

    • 490 BC Athenian and Plataean Hoplites drive back a Persian invasion force at Marathon.
    • 1620     The Pilgrims sail from England on the Mayflower.
    • 1788     The Constitutional Convention authorizes the first federal election.
    • 1916     The “Star Spangled Banner” is sung at the beginning of a baseball game for the first time in Cooperstown, NY
    • 1965     The 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile) arrives in South Vietnam and is stationed at An Khe.
    • 1981     Sandra Day O’Connor is unanimously approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee to become the first female justice on the US Supreme Court.
    • 1992     The Space Shuttle Endeavor takes off on NASA’s 50th shuttle mission; its crew includes the first                          African-American woman and, the first married couple in space.
    • 2001     Terrorists hijack U.S. passenger airliners, flying two into  the World Trade Center towers in New York and one              into the Pentagon, killing thousands.
    • 2008     The Large Hadron Collider, the world’s largest particle accelerator is powered up in Geneva, Switzerland

    A Piece of Holy Cross History

    • In 1924 Knute Rockne and the 4 horsemen (Notre Dame backfield) from Notre Dame came to visit the campus.

    Other upcoming events

    • Sep 20 Thu Lady Tigers Social and Meeting 6 PM (Huddle)
    • Sept 28 Fri Varsity Football vs. Jesuit 99th meeting 7 PM (Tad Gormley)
    • Oct 12 Fri Varsity Football vs. Brother Martin-Homecoming 7 PM (Tad Gormley)
    • Oct 15 Mon Holy Cross Golf Tournament (Bayou Oaks Golf Course at City Park)
    • Oct 21 Sun Holy Cross Family Day (Holy Cross Main Campus )

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    Tiger Talk Season 3 Episode 4 9/2/18

    • Welcome to the Tiger Talk podcast. One month of school down.
    • This show was recorded 2nd of Sept 2018. Today we are just hanging at the lakefront.
    • We have a good show for you today with an interview with_Jack Badinger discussing the tailgate event for the 99th meeting of HC vs Jesuit

    NEWS

    • Holy Cross vs Higgins in the season opener
      • HC crushed Higgins 59 to 0
    • Earth Day Art Contest Winners Recognized
      • Last spring, Holy Cross School began a full campus recycling program, and kicked it off with an Earth Day Art Contest. Students were asked to create a work of visual art using only repurposed items, in other words–trash. Seven students were recognized at the Academic Awards held August 23, for winning first place for the high school, middle school, and primary school divisions.
        • Congratulations to juniors Bryan Broussard, Christian Guerra, Scott Staehle and Dominic Messina; eighth grader Ivan Ivanov; and fifth graders Andrew Launey and Michael Taylor.
      • Also, a big congratulations to all those that received academic awards
    • The Legacy of the Ring
      • On August 18, our senior Class of 2019 celebrated their Ring Mass at St. Dominic Church. Twenty-six of those seniors received “Legacy Rings” from a family member who is a Holy Cross graduate–a long-time tradition.

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    This week in history

    • 1189 After the death of Henry II, Richard the Lionheart is crowned King of England.
    • 1504 Michelangelo’s 13-foot marble statue of David is unveiled in Florence, Italy.
    • 1666 The Great Fire of London occurs and devastates the city
    • 1783 The Treaty of Paris is signed by Britain and the United States, formally ending the American Revolution.
    • 1895 The first professional American football game is played in Latrobe, Pennsylvania between the Latrobe Young Men’s Christian Association and the Jeannette Athletic Club. Latrobe wins 12-0
    • 1910 Marie Curie demonstrates the transformation of radium ore to metal at the Academy of Sciences in France
    • 1945 Japan signs the document of surrender aboard the USS Missouri, ending World War II
    • 1976 Viking 2 lands on Mars, taking the first close-up, color photos of the planet’s surface.
    • 1998 Google is founded by Stanford University students Larry Page and Sergey Brin.

    A Piece of Holy Cross History

    • In 1945 Holy Cross athletic teams accomplished the unbelievable, taking undefeated state championships in all six major sports.
      • Wrestling; Basketball; track; baseball; legion baseball; and football

    Other upcoming events  

    • Sept 12th Wed Open Parent meeting (K-12)
    • Sep 13 Thu Men’s Club Social and Meeting 6:30 PM (Huddle)
    • Sep 20 Thu Lady Tigers Social and Meeting 6 PM (Huddle)
    • Sept 28 Fri Varsity Football vs. Jesuit 99th meeting 7 PM (Tad Gormley)
    • Oct 12 Fri Varsity Football vs. Brother Martin-Homecoming 7 PM (Tad Gormley)
    • Oct 15 Mon Holy Cross Golf Tournament (Bayou Oaks Golf Course at City Park)
    • Oct 21 Sun Holy Cross Family Day (Holy Cross Main Campus )

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