Blackwood ’12 Out Front with Aggie Tailgate

Growing up in Houston, Cameron Blackwood ‘12 had long been indoctrinated in the treasured lore of Midnight Yell and the legend of the 12th Man. But he needed only a few weeks as a freshman on the Texas A&M campus to begin carving out his own Aggie identity. In the frantic fall of 2012 when [...]

By |2018-07-19T17:12:59+00:00November 28th, 2016|Alumni|0 Comments

Attitude of Gratitude – Thanksgiving Reflection from Fr. Mitch Dowalgo, CSB

When I was about 4 or 5 years old, my uncle died so I went downstairs to my aunt's flat to offer some words of consolation: "Auntie, when I die I want to be buried in Texas, because when they dig my grave, they will strike oil and I will be the richest angel in [...]

By |2018-07-19T17:13:00+00:00November 22nd, 2016|Campus News|0 Comments

McLauchlan ’07 Building Robust Winemaking Brand in Austin

Ross McLauchlan ‘07 preaches a personal credo, casual in nature yet proving profoundly powerful. “The quickest way in the world to make friends is to have a soccer ball and a bottle of wine,” he says.  “There’s nothing better to bring people together, to break down cultural or language barriers.” And whether karma or cosmic [...]

By |2018-07-19T17:13:00+00:00November 22nd, 2016|Alumni, Campus News|0 Comments

#TBT – Tyrell ’63 and His Pop-Swing Style Set New Standards

This story was originally published in May 2016. Steve Tyrell ‘63 was headed back to Houston ... but first came an evening performance in Baltimore ... then a quick turnaround to New York before he finally touched down for the cozy comfort of his hometown ... for only a matter of hours. The re-route return [...]

By |2018-07-19T17:13:00+00:00November 17th, 2016|Alumni|0 Comments

Eagle Football Falls In TAPPS Playoff Opener

GAME 11:  TAPPS DIVISION I AREA PLAYOFFS, HOTZE FIELD INSIDE GRANGER STADIUM Dallas Bishop Lynch 42 Eagles 23 WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Quarterback Peyton Matocha ‘19 threw two first-half touchdown passes and running back Jaylen Davis ‘19 scored to give the Eagles the third-period advantage but St. Thomas couldn’t maintain the mojo and fell [...]

By |2018-07-19T17:13:01+00:00November 13th, 2016|Campus News, Football|0 Comments

Rocha ’89 Leads Catholic Education Breakthrough in Arkansas

A father of 10 children, ages preschool to postgraduate, is rarely in search of fresh challenges when there is precious personal and professional downtime in the dusk-to-dawn demands of the day-to-day world. John Rocha ‘89 is proving himself the exception by any variety of definitions and an elite manager beyond compare. In August he was [...]

By |2018-07-19T17:13:01+00:00November 11th, 2016|Alumni|0 Comments

#TBT – Jackie Burke `40 Still Shooting Straight and Relishing His STH Experience

This story was originally published March 2014 A recent 91st birthday wasn’t near enough reason for Jackie Burke Jr. `40 to break from his deeply rooted morning routine. He would be found in the hollows of what he believes is his grandest golfing accomplishment, the walls of his wood-paneled owner’s office lined with framed photographs, [...]

By |2018-07-19T17:13:01+00:00November 10th, 2016|Alumni, Campus News|0 Comments

Eagle Football Hosts Dallas Bishop Lynch Saturday, November 12 in TAPPS Playoffs

GAME 10 - HOTZE FIELD INSIDE GRANGER STADIUM St. Pius X 35 Eagles 21 WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Quarterback Peyton Matocha ‘19 tag-teamed with receiver Daniel Perkins ‘17 for two touchdowns in the final 90 seconds of the first half to forge a 14-14 tie but Eagle Football couldn’t maintain the momentum and relinquished [...]

By |2018-07-19T17:13:02+00:00November 5th, 2016|Campus News, Football|0 Comments

Daniel Cardinal DiNardo Celebrates Annual Father / Son Mass

Daniel Cardinal DiNardo has led the Galveston-Houston archdiocese since 2006 and has consistently prioritized engagement with the St. Thomas academic community.   Twice in the 2016 calendar year the Archbishop served as a principal celebrant and homilist, most recently to celebrate the annual Father / Son Mass on All Saints Day. “I come here for [...]

By |2018-07-19T17:13:02+00:00November 3rd, 2016|Student Life|0 Comments