Eagle Soccer Soars into TAPPS State Playoffs with Winningest Season Ever

Eagle Soccer has already risen to heights not realized in the program’s recent history. And in one notable instance, not seen ever. In the wake of the Eagles first district championship since 2008 has come a 20th win for 2018 and a victory plateau no previous St. Thomas team had scaled. The Eagles next advance [...]

By | February 15th, 2018|Soccer|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 | February 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 | February 8th, 2018|Football|0 Comments

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 | February 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 | February 2nd, 2018|Campus News|0 Comments

Social Studies Dean Mills Once Spent the Kentucky Derby with Justin Timberlake – And Didn’t Know Who He Was

Super Bowl LII returns Justin Timberlake to the scene of a previous and infamous halftime crime. For St. Thomas dean of social studies Brett Mills, the mere mention of the one-time wildly successful boy bander turned pop provocateur demands rekindling an episode from his own past, one that Mills readily owns with gusto, the perceived [...]

By | January 31st, 2018|Campus News|0 Comments

Fr. Clark Sample ’01 Connects with Eagle Students on Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas

What do you want to do with your life? What do you see yourself doing in 10 years? Who do you want to be as a man? A timeless inquiry that Eagle scholars have pondered for the majority of the school’s historic 118-year mission. Certainly Fr. Clark Sample ‘01 contemplated life’s potential paths during his [...]

By | January 29th, 2018|Alumni|0 Comments

Zetka ‘18 Blazes in Individual and Relay Wins to Pace Eagle Swimming to TAPPS East Regional Championship

Travis Zetka ‘18 raced to two individual victories and added a pair of blistering performances in anchoring two relay wins to lead St. Thomas to the 2018 TAPPS East Regional Championship at the University of Houston. Eagle Swimming racked 134 team points to easily outdistance St. John XXIII (114), The Village School (81) and Tomball [...]

By | January 26th, 2018|Swimming|0 Comments

Nguyen ’20 and Lara ’19 Honored at UST/Archdiocesan Essay Contest

Jean-Paul Nguyen ‘20 earned second-place distinction while Jacob Lara ‘19 captured fourth-place merit to lead another strong St. Thomas showing at the 14th annual University of St. Thomas / Archdiocesan Essay Contest. National Merit semifinalist Michael Patton ‘18, Christopher Ezuede ‘20 and Brendan Hotze ‘21 were each recognized with honorable mention within their respective academic [...]

By | January 24th, 2018|Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

Eagle Scholars Earn Record St. Thomas Club and Honor Roll Achievement

More than 40% of the current St. Thomas enrollment has maintained a minimum 3.5 grade point average, with 153 champion scholars rising to St. Thomas Club distinction which requires at least a 4.0 GPA. The 286 recognized students represent the largest-ever percentage of Eagles to earn such collective acclaim in the school’s esteemed 118-year history. [...]

By | January 23rd, 2018|Campus News|0 Comments