Twelve Eagle Scholar-Athletes Charting New Courses and Extending Careers to Collegiate Level

With every end, a new beginning. Twelve St. Thomas scholar-athletes across six sports are the latest Eagles to relish their childhood dreams becoming a starburst reality. The opportunity born of skill, passion and serendipity to extend athletic careers to the collegiate level came during the spring for Tucker Alch ‘19, Zach Blice ‘19, Alex Jacobs [...]

2019 Commencement Celebrates Basilian Ideal of ‘Teach Me Goodness, Discipline and Knowledge’

For 119 years St. Thomas has primed its graduates for a life of purpose and continual exploration - young men empowered to bridge divides and engage in public service, poised to pursue human aims and define true worth in the eyes of God. The latest commencement exercises proved triumphant, a reverence to Basilian principle in [...]

History Calls, Eagles Answer – 2019 TAPPS State Track and Field Champions

The 2019 TAPPS state track and field encounter came equipped with a warning whether the competitors were operating with or without a mirror. Objects are closer than they appear. In particular, an undaunted band of Eagles lurking deep in the distance but on the verge of unleashing a fast and furious surge to the finish. [...]

By |2019-05-21T13:11:29-05:00May 17th, 2019|Athletics, Track & Field|0 Comments

Eagle Baseball Finishes TAPPS State Runner-Up in 9th Final Four in 10 Years

Brody Logsdon ‘19 (Sam Houston St.) and Will Rizzo ‘21 each drove in runs while Jack Schell ‘19 (Millsap College) reached base three times and scored twice but Eagle Baseball couldn’t rally from an early deficit in an 8-5 defeat to Argyle Liberty Christian School in the TAPPS Division-I state championship final in Crosby. Logsdon’s [...]

By |2019-05-21T12:08:13-05:00May 15th, 2019|Athletics, Baseball|0 Comments

Goodness, Discipline and Knowledge Society Salutes Spirit of St. Thomas Mission

The principle of Teach Me Goodness, Discipline and Knowledge was the central life-steering belief and foundation upon which the Basilian Fathers established St. Thomas in 1900. Today, that ideal continues to shape who we are as a community, and propel us into an even more robust future. The annual GDK Society event celebrates those supporters [...]

By |2019-05-07T21:29:15-05:00May 7th, 2019|Alumni, Campus News, Support|0 Comments

St. Thomas Celebrates Latest Luminaries into Prestigious Sports Hall of Fame

There is one road that will always remain the same.  It’s familiar. It’s comfortable. And it’s destination is somewhere never quite left.   For former Eagles, distant and near, it’s the road home, their home at 4500 Memorial Drive. And for five luminaries a return in May carried the greatest recognition afforded a St. Thomas [...]

By |2019-05-06T18:28:44-05:00May 6th, 2019|Alumni, Athletics|0 Comments

Wolf ’19 Near Perfection in Six Inning No-Hitter to Open TAPPS State Playoffs

Josh Wolf '19 opened the TAPPS D-I state playoffs one walk away from a six-inning perfect game in a dominant 10-0 victory over Austin St. Dominic Savio at Fr. Wilson Field. Wolf (Texas A&M) was in absolute command striking out 11 and allowing no base runners after issuing a five-pitch walk to open the game. [...]

By |2019-05-06T18:13:29-05:00May 3rd, 2019|Athletics, Baseball|0 Comments

Basilian Superior General Fr. Kevin Storey, CSB to Address 2019 Graduates

St. Thomas is proud to announce that former president Fr. Kevin Storey, CSB, Superior General of the Congregation of St. Basil, will deliver the commencement address at the school’s 119th ceremony May 18 at 6:30 p.m. in Granger Stadium. “Our graduation weekend is one of the most special celebrations in the life of our community [...]

By |2019-05-06T15:37:56-05:00May 2nd, 2019|Academics, Alumni, Campus News|0 Comments

Valedictorian Kellin McGowan ’19 Extends Family Legacy of Acclaim Beginning with Kingsley ’10

Eagle scholar Kellin McGowan ‘19 is continuing the family’s acclaimed legacy of accomplishment at St. Thomas. The first African-American valedictorian in the institution’s prestigious history was also the 2019 Albert R. Gaelens Award winner recognized as the senior student who best embodies the Basilian credo of Teach Me Goodness, Discipline and Knowledge. He was showcased [...]

By |2019-05-02T11:06:59-05:00May 2nd, 2019|Academics, Alumni, Campus News|0 Comments