Rathmell ’75 Traces Building Blocks of Lifetime Success to St. Thomas Experience

John Rathmell ‘75 operates from a prominent posture of prestige, the president of Lockton Marine & Energy at Lockton Companies, part of a global professional services firm that has grown to become the world's largest privately held, independent insurance broker. His professional rise was in response to the country’s most unspeakable catastrophe, instrumental in restructuring [...]

By |2018-11-30T17:07:45+00:00November 30th, 2018|Alumni|0 Comments

#TBT Jay Vaughn ’15 – Rapid Ascent to What’s Next

This article originally appeared in April 2018 and was included in the 'Eagles' Nest' Spring 2018 Now that Jay Vaughn ‘15 has speed-raced to his degree from Texas A&M ... studied in Spain among architectural savants... hip-hopped (at times, literally) from one Euro tapas playpen to another ... skydived Dubai ... taken stay within the [...]

By |2018-11-29T11:47:40+00:00November 29th, 2018|Alumni, Campus News|0 Comments

Eagle Football Turnaround Tour Ends In TAPPS Regional Playoff

Eagle Football flashed a stretch of outcomes in 2018 that no one could have possibly foreshadowed. Through trial, torment, talent and, mostly, sheer perseverance, St. Thomas defied every expectation and prognosis. But the magic to produce a miracle finish deep into the TAPPS postseason fell short of a Hollywood script turned scripture. After consecutive disappointing [...]

By |2018-11-28T09:53:23+00:00November 26th, 2018|Athletics, Campus News, Football|0 Comments

Eagle Basketball Receives Turbo Blast Boost from Rockets Performance Coach Jimmy Vidas

Within days of Gary Hall becoming the new leader of Eagle Basketball, he put into motion his desire to establish a culture of accountability and toughness to jump-start the dormant program. The first priority in constructing that identity was adding a consistent strength and conditioning element that would mirror Hall’s own driven personality. He previously [...]

By |2018-11-20T15:13:13+00:00November 20th, 2018|Athletics, Baseball, Campus News|0 Comments

Surging Eagle Football Advances in TAPPS State Playoffs to Face Dallas Bishop Lynch Saturday in Fairfield

GAME 11 - Hotze Field inside Granger Stadium, TAPPS Division I Playoffs Plano John Paul II 32 Eagle Football 52 WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Quarterback Peyton Matocha ‘19 threw for 358 yards with three touchdowns and ran for a fourth in a record-smashing performance while Ian Wheeler ‘19 added two more scores as the [...]

By |2018-11-18T11:32:01+00:00November 17th, 2018|Athletics, Campus News, Football|0 Comments

Going 10 Rounds with Language Dean Danny Hernandez ’08

St. Thomas language dean Danny Hernandez ‘08 tackles a speed round of questions. Your family relocated to Houston in 1994 from Los Angeles when you were four years old to start what has become the city’s Arandas Bakery brand. How great is it growing up with an endless supply of empanadas, orejas, cookies and cakes? [...]

By |2018-11-27T18:19:58+00:00November 16th, 2018|Alumni, Campus News|0 Comments

Wolf ’19 and Logsdon ’19 Shine on November’s National Signing Day

In the summer of 2017, Josh Wolf ‘19 was prepped for an elite California baseball tournament playing for a Prospects National team filled with high caliber hotshots from throughout Texas. He sought out the only other Houston-area representative - a long tall talent from Huffman named Brody Logsdon. “We met at the airport. He was [...]

By |2018-11-20T17:25:24+00:00November 15th, 2018|Athletics, Baseball, Campus News|0 Comments

Message from Interim President Fr. James Murphy, CSB – Remembrance and Thanksgiving!

The month of November is a time for true reflection on God’s gracious gift of life. We begin with the Feast of All Saints, celebrating the countless men and women whose steadfast faith is a supreme example for all to see and emulate. All Saint’s Day and The Feast of All Souls are particularly poignant [...]

By |2018-11-14T10:38:51+00:00November 14th, 2018|Campus News|0 Comments

District Kingpin Eagle Football Hosts Plano JP II Friday 7:30 p.m.

Fresh from clinching their fifth district championship in seven years, Eagle Football host a TAPPS playoff game for the seventh time in eight years.  St. Thomas faces Plano John Paul II (4-5) Friday, November 16 at 7:30 p.m. and would advance to face the winner of the Midland Christian (8-2)-Dallas Bishop Lynch (5-4) contest. In the [...]

By |2018-11-11T13:47:33+00:00November 11th, 2018|Athletics, Campus News, Football|0 Comments

Eagle Football Reclaims District Title with Pulse-Pounding Win over St. Pius X

GAME 10 - Hotze Field Inside Granger Stadium St. Pius X 49 Eagle Football 52 WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Quarterback Peyton Matocha ‘19 put on a dazzling display of talent, skill, precision, will and want with seven touchdowns including four in the third quarter when Eagle Football seized control to rally for a stunning [...]

By |2018-11-13T11:33:07+00:00November 10th, 2018|Athletics, Campus News, Football|0 Comments