2017 Commencement Exercises: One Ending, Many Beginnings

The 117th St. Thomas Commencement Ceremony provided one sense of finality while flashing vast potential to drive optimism for the future. One hundred and seventy-two graduates who were awarded $8.5 million in merit-based scholarships to colleges and universities assembled in a stream of Red and White, embodying the value of a formative college preparatory education rooted [...]

By | May 22nd, 2017|Campus News|0 Comments

Red & White, Rise & Roar! Eagle Baseball Seizes 24th State Championship in Program History

GAME 39 - TAPPS DIVISION I STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY, AUSTIN Eagle Baseball 15 Beaumont Monsignor Kelly Catholic 1 WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Third baseman Logan Bear ‘17 drove in six runs while Owen Meaney ‘18 (LSU) added three RBI to lead the Eagles to an overwhelming five-inning victory to capture the 24th title [...]

By | May 19th, 2017|Baseball, Campus News|0 Comments

Parker ’17 Charts Unconventional Route to SEC Football Opportunity

What has become an annual rite of spring within Eagle Athletics ... the May celebration saluting St. Thomas student-athletes continuing their careers at the college and university level ... a rousing total now climbing to 108 across nine sports since 2012. “One of the things we try to create for our guys is a truly [...]

By | May 15th, 2017|Campus News, Football|0 Comments

Eagle Students Embrace Cultural Exchange Through Mission Trip to Cuba

For more than a decade St. Thomas foreign language dean Bill Dooley has served as an apostle of the human spirit, frequently chaperoning student groups to Central America to provide humanitarian welfare and promote the advancement of social reforms. He has mastered a familiarity with such excursions, “a definite comfort level.  I’ve done them so [...]

By | May 12th, 2017|Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

Eagle Baseball Storms into Seventh TAPPS State Tournament in Eight Years

GAME 37:  TAPPS DIVISION I REGIONAL PLAYOFF, STRICKLAND FIELD AT VETERANS PARK, WEIMAR, TEXAS San Antonio Antonian College Prep 5 Eagle Baseball 9 WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Shortstop Brandon Campos '17 collected three hits and drove in two runs while second baseman Daniel Perkins '17 and first baseball Owen Meaney ‘18 (LSU) combined for [...]

By | May 12th, 2017|Baseball, Campus News|0 Comments

Annual GDK Society Dinner Honors Spirit of Philanthropy

The annual Goodness, Discipline and Knowledge Society Dinner celebrates those supporters whose generosity with gifts of every size helps St. Thomas have an even greater impact on the areas that matter most to the Eagle community. By investing in scholarships and student life, faculty and academic support, capital improvement and transformative opportunities, patrons help the [...]

By | May 10th, 2017|Support|0 Comments

Eagle Baseball Rocks into TAPPS Regional Playoff Wednesday in Weimer

GAME 35 - Fr. Wilson Field, TAPPS Area Playoff  Eagles 15 Plano John Paul II 2 WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Outfielder Nick Phan '17 and first baseman Max Winter '17 each drove in three runs while catcher Philip Matulia '18 and second baseman Daniel Perkins '17 combined for four RBI as Eagle Baseball again [...]

By | May 8th, 2017|Baseball|0 Comments

Matocha ’19 State High Jump Champion to Lead Eagles at TAPPS Championships

Peyton Matocha '19 tied the state record in winning the high jump title at the TAPPS state track and field championships at the Clyde Hart Track and Field Stadium at Baylor University in Waco. Matocha cleared 6-04 to match his same performance in placing second at state as a freshman in 2016 and equaled the [...]

By | May 7th, 2017|Track & Field|0 Comments

#TBT Eagle Track and Field Claims 100th State Championship in School History

This story was originally published in May 2016 One of the most versatile and acclaimed track competitors to wear the Red & White provided the irresistible force behind the Eagles dramatic run to the TAPPS 5A track and field championship ... and a sport which often occupies an obscure corner of athletic life will now [...]

By | May 4th, 2017|Track & Field|0 Comments

Sports Hall of Fame Induction True Family Celebration for Apolskis ’85

Rick Apolskis ‘85 didn't just play football ... he stalked with mean intentions. He didn't just experience hardships ... he lived through them in public. He didn’t return to the beloved birthplace of his career to bask in individual acclaim ... he gladly shared in a communal celebration of spirit and brotherhood. In April, Apolskis [...]

By | May 3rd, 2017|Alumni, Campus News, Football|0 Comments