The nickname "Super Ants" is sometimes associated with Archbishop Rummel Raider football. This nickname dates back
to 1972 when a tiny group of Raiders defeated a heavily favored Chalmette Owl team by a 3-0 score. The Owl coach said at the
time that the Raider defense was so thorough that it was like stepping into an ant pile.
Bill Wied (132 pounds) won the LHSAA Division I State High School Wrestling Championship. In the Louisiana
State Wrestling Tournament the team took home the Third Place honor. Lou Martello (138 pounds) took 4th Place while
Ken Masset (145 pounds) placed 5th. Paul Thomspson was the 155 pound State Runner-Up. David Barnes (167 pounds)
earned 5th Place in his division and Dennis Dale (175 pounds) place 5th. Steve Speeg (185 pounds) brought home
the 4th Place diision trophy.
The baseball team won the District Prep Championship.
The Genesian Players
produced Tiger House, Once Upon A Mattress, Child's
Play, Stalag 17, and Prisoner On 2nd Avenue (Faculty) as well as the one act plays An American Dream (Directed by
Brother Todd), Trial By Jury (Directed by Mrs. Russo), The Ugly Duckling (Directed by Mr. Clark) during
the academic year.