Eagle Soccer Ends Sensational Season with 1-0 Defeat in TAPPS State Championship Final

Eagle Soccer soared to heights in 2108 not realized in the program’s recent history. And in one notable instance, not seen ever. Yet ultimately the upstart Eagles were denied in the season’s most defining moment. Eagle Soccer surrendered the only goal of the TAPPS Division I state championship at the 22:12 mark of the second [...]

By |2018-07-19T17:12:07+00:00February 27th, 2018|Soccer|1 Comment

Philanthropists Glenda and Russell Gordy Strike Unique Partnership with St. Thomas for $2.5 Million Commitment

They were positioned at polar extremes of an aggressive and arduous four-bid negotiation with HISD for a prime property that both parties identified with equal need and desire in a process that proved as unusual as it was tactical. What ultimately emerged was the most improbable of pairings, the relentless Basilian school president and the [...]

By |2018-07-19T17:12:07+00:00February 22nd, 2018|Support|0 Comments

St. Thomas Receives $2.5 Million Commitment from Glenda and Russell Gordy Igniting ‘Double Your Donation Challenge’

With one of the largest altruistic gifts in the 118-year history of St. Thomas, Houston philanthropists Glenda and Russell Gordy have pledged to match every new donation up to $2.5 million in the St. Thomas Double You Donation Challenge, slated from February 21-May 20, to complete funding for the 4500Forever capital campaign. The Gordy’s commitment arrives [...]

By |2018-02-22T16:23:51+00:00February 21st, 2018|Support|0 Comments

National Signing Day Celebrates Determined Eagle Student-Athletes Rising to the Next Level

February’s traditional National Signing Day provided more than the usual Red & White salute for acclaimed St. Thomas student-athletes seizing the chance to continue their careers at the university level. In the midst of the coast-to-coast carnival capping the wild world of frenzied football recruiting that long ago reached peak absurdity came the engrossing journeys [...]

By |2018-07-19T17:12:08+00:00February 21st, 2018|Campus News, Football|0 Comments

Eagle Swimming Matches Best-Ever Showing at TAPPS State

Travis Zetka ‘18 and Shane Williams ‘19 fueled a record-smashing time in the 400 Freestyle Relay and contributed in five other valuable results to pace Eagle Swimming to a convincing second-place finish at the 2018 TAPPS Division I State Championships. Without winning a single individual event the Eagles leveraged superior depth for four top-four and [...]

By |2018-07-19T17:12:09+00:00February 12th, 2018|Swimming|0 Comments

Eagle Football Opens 2018 Season with Return to NRG Stadium

The 2018 schedule for Eagle Football includes hosting a prime time return to NRG Stadium plus four true home games in a mix of traditional series, familiar foes, first-time engagements and a re-tooled TAPPS Division I District 3 that now includes two San Antonio Catholic schools. The Eagles launch the campaign renewing the long-standing match-up [...]

By |2018-07-19T17:12:09+00:00February 8th, 2018|Football|1 Comment

Eagle Scholars Speak to Lasting Impact of Scholarship and Tuition Assistance Program

The Basilian Fathers are eternally grateful to the generous supporters who empower the St. Thomas scholarship and tuition assistance program, catalysts for change, fueling a broad movement of giving within the Eagle community. Those who attended the 11th Annual Scholarship Breakfast heard the compelling heartfelt testimonials from Melvin Larkins '18 and Michael Garza ‘18 who [...]

By |2018-07-19T17:12:09+00:00February 2nd, 2018|Campus News|0 Comments

11th Annual Scholarship Breakfast Salutes the Strength of Giving and Gratitude

For nearly 120 years St. Thomas has embraced its goal, its passion, its obligation to provide a supportive, safe environment for Eagle students to thrive, empowering them to create positive change everywhere life takes them. Prominent and central to that Basilian mission is furnishing need-based financial assistance and merit-based scholarships in order to ensure that [...]

By |2018-07-19T17:12:10+00:00February 2nd, 2018|Campus News|0 Comments