Historic Eagle Soccer Season Ends in TAPPS State Semifinals

The demolition was near complete. A season-long series of opponents had been reduced to a collapsed building. Just a hole surrounded by broken bricks and mortar strewn all over the road. Eagle Soccer stepped back from this smoldering wreckage undaunted, all but undefeated, not the least bit satisfied by the most scintillating - and winningest [...]

By |2019-02-21T10:36:01+00:00February 20th, 2019|Athletics, Campus News, Soccer|0 Comments

Eagle Basketball Advances in TAPPS State Playoffs with 10th Straight Win

Anderson Kopp '19 poured in 28 points while brother Maddox '21 added 10 and Elijah Elliott '20 bounced for 12 more as Eagle Basketball defeated San Antonio Central Catholic 74-62 to launch its TAPPS 6A postseason. The Eagles improve to 25-8 with their 10th straight win and advance to face San Antonio Antonian College Prep [...]

By |2019-02-20T22:24:13+00:00February 19th, 2019|Athletics, Basketball, Campus News|0 Comments

‘Eagles’ Nest’ Spring 2019 Debuts Sleeker Dynamic Design for Latest St. Thomas News and Views

Enjoy the latest Eagles' Nest Spring 2019 publication featuring our newly appointed president Fr. James Murphy, CSB. The sleeker more dynamic design from KH Studio showcases the engaging news and views of St. Thomas and its premier college preparatory experience. [CLICK HERE for the digital publication] In 2018 St. Thomas was recognized by the prestigious [...]

By |2019-02-19T16:26:51+00:00February 19th, 2019|Alumni, Campus News, Support|0 Comments

St. Thomas Shares in Recognition at Houston’s American Advertising Awards

St. Thomas is proud to share in recognition received at the 57th edition of Houston’s American Advertising Awards. Gold distinction for Elements of Advertising - Still Photography, Digitally Enhanced category Gold distinction for Elements of Advertising - Still Photography, Campaign category Official credits were given to Karl Heim of KH Studio as creative director, photographer [...]

By |2019-02-21T10:42:18+00:00February 19th, 2019|Athletics, Campus News|0 Comments

February Blog with President Fr. James Murphy, CSB

I have discovered February to be routinely the craziest month on our academic calendar. And at the very same time,  St. Thomas at its absolute very best! Every single crevice and corner of our campus community is alive seeping with activity. Winter sports are in the championship chase and the scent of success fills the [...]

By |2019-02-14T16:11:34+00:00February 14th, 2019|Campus News|0 Comments

Aqua Eagles – St. Thomas Seizes First-Ever TAPPS State Swimming Championship

Shane Williams ‘19 collected valuable second and third-place individual finishes and then anchored a dramatic relay victory in the final event as Eagle Swimming seized the TAPPS Division I state swimming championship - the program’s first-ever state title in the second season with head coach Donna Skorupinski. St. Thomas set the stage for history early [...]

By |2019-02-15T10:28:16+00:00February 9th, 2019|Athletics, Campus News, Swimming|1 Comment

#TBT Chase Shanley ’18 Earns ROTC Scholarship to The Citadel to Lead and Serve

This article originally appeared June 2018.   The ultimate test of any academic institution is the quality and character of its graduates. Honors student Chase Shanley ‘18 proved exemplary in leadership excellence and academic distinction throughout his St. Thomas career, and now aims to apply his skills and direct his desires to duty, honor and country [...]

By |2019-02-07T11:08:35+00:00February 7th, 2019|Academics, Alumni, Campus News|0 Comments

#TBT Eagle Students Embrace Cultural Exchange Through Mission Trip to Cuba

This article originally appeared May 2017. 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 [...]

By |2019-02-07T12:00:50+00:00February 7th, 2019|Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

Patience Pays for Peyton Matocha ’19 – National Letter of Intent to Miami

Peyton Matocha ‘19 has long performed as if born for the storm, commanding a calm in the tsunami of defensive duress essential to football’s mission critical position. As if he were somehow destined for a future in the swirl of Hurricanes. Matocha’s unquestioned inner quality became ever more valuable throughout his scintillating senior season, as [...]

By |2019-02-07T09:50:51+00:00February 6th, 2019|Athletics, Campus News, Football|0 Comments

Cheek ’19, Matocha ’19 and Dixon ’19 Center Stage on National Signing Day

Three essential contributors to the recent resurgent Eagle Football season are the latest St. Thomas scholar-athletes to continue their careers at the collegiate level. Record-smashing quarterback Peyton Matocha ‘19, reliable receiver Hunter Cheek ‘19 and versatile two-way dynamo Dylan Dixon ‘19 celebrated the February National Signing Day among an enthusiastic wave of family, friends and [...]

By |2019-02-06T17:21:38+00:00February 6th, 2019|Athletics, Campus News, Football|0 Comments