Tiger Talk Season 3 Episode 18 – Show recorded 12/9/18

 Welcome to the Tiger Talk podcast.  This show is being recorded for the week of Dec 10th thru Dec 16th  

items in the NEWS

  •  HC Basketball update  
    • Tigers fall74-73 on last second FTs. To Warren Easton
    • This week Tigers also played in the East Ascension Spartan Classic
      • Tigers beat East St John 92-69 in the first round
      • Defeat the host team of East Ascension 62-58
      • They play Bonnabel 6pm Sat….thats now…for the championship
  • Soccer update
    • Final 0-1, Northshore beats your Tigers
    • Soccer Tigers take home the victory against Alexandria by a score of 1-0.
    • And as we filmed this they just started play against Lakeshore in the semis of the Lakeshore Invitational
  • Holy Cross hosted the Brother Martin Crusaders this past Wednesday night in a wrestling dual meet showing off the teams in contention of becoming the 2018-19 LHSAA Division I State Champions.
    • Despite Brother Martin winning the meet 32-25,Coach Nick Michael is confident that his team will continue to work hard in preparation for the ultimate show-down at the state tournament in February.
    • The next home dual meet will be Senior Night on January 23rd when Holy Cross hosts Jesuit.
  •  Debate Team Places Second in St. Augustine Tournament
    • The Holy Cross Debate Team took home second place sweepstakes honors in the St.Augustine High School Speech and Debate Tournament that was held on November 30and December 1, 2018.
  • Boden Garda placed fifth in Original Oratory; Duncan Olsen finished fifth in Declamation, and Austin Wyman finished fifth in both Impromptu Speaking and Student Congress.
  • Ben Young placed third in Student Congress. Mason Wallace and Austin Wyman finished first in Public Forum Debate. Blake Ziegler was second in Extemporaneous Speaking. He shared first place honors in Advanced Lincoln-Douglas Debate and finished first in Student Congress and first in Impromptu Speaking.
  • The team meets every Monday after school and is still accepting new and returning members.
  •  Middle School Quiz Bowl Team Takes Home Honors
    • The Holy Cross Middle School Quiz Bowl Team competed in the Academy of Our Lady Academic Games on Saturday, Dec. 1 and took home several awards.
      • Congratulations to the following students who won medals:
        •     World Wars: Blade Schneider (7th Grade)& Hunter Blankenship (7th Grade)—3rd Place
        •     SI Units: Blade Schneider (7th Grade) & Rohit Srivastava (6th Grade)—3rd Place
        •   Health& Nutrition: Blade Schneider (7th Grade) & Zachary Becnel (5thGrade)—1st Place
        •   Geography: Riley Domingue (7th Grade) &Hunter Blankenship (7th Grade)—2nd Place
        •   Literary Devices: Blade Schneider (7thGrade)—2nd Place
      • Congratulations to these students and thanks to our moderator, Mr. David Hanemann. We are proud of you! Go Tigers!
  • WGNO coats for kids
    • As part of Holy Cross’s partnership with WGNO they are proud to be sponsors in the coats for kids campaign. Please consider donating. Boxes will be located in all areas and collection will begin Monday Nov 26th
  • Christmas Ornaments for sale
    • 2018Christmas Ornaments featuring the Founders Grotto have arrived at the spirit shop and are now available for purchase for $18.
  • upcoming events
  • Xmas Band Concert 12/10
  • Primary Santa workshop 12/11
  • School Mass 12/12
  • Tiger Fest volunteer meeting 12/12
  • Xmas Chorus concert 12/12
  • Men’s Club meeting 12/13
  • Exams 12/17-20

This week in history

  •  1799     GeorgeWashington dies on his Mount Vernon estate.
  • 1814     Andrew Jackson announces martial law in New Orleans as British troops arrive in Lake Borne.
  • 1817     Mississippi is admitted as the 20th state.
  • 1919     Captain Ross Smith becomes the first person to fly 11,500 miles from England to Australia
  • 1941     The United States declares war on Italy and Germany.
  • 1972     The lunar lander for Apollo 17, touches down on the moon. This is the last time a man was on the moon.
  • 2003     Deposed Iraqi President Saddam Hussein is captured; he is found hiding near his hometown of Tikrit.
  • 2005     TheF-22 Raptor Stealth fighter enters active service with the US Air Force.

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