Aspirations Becoming Expectations || Eagle Basketball in Year 1 with Head Coach Karnell James

An unmistakable St. Thomas spirit resonates deeply regardless of its origin. Karnell James was once a basketball scoring machine at Division III University of St. Thomas in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Now his singular drive is focused on coaching the Red & White to prominence within the state’s private ranks. James was promoted in April 2020 [...]

16th St. Thomas Hall of Honor Induction || Raymond Bourgeois ‘70 Among Five Luminaries Embracing Best of Basilian Spirit

For 121 years, notable St. Thomas graduates have personified the Basilian credo Teach Me Goodness, Discipline, and Knowledge. The most acclaimed former scholars with exceptional contributions to their professions and communities are saluted with the school’s highest alumni distinction. On January 23, the Eagle Family will elevate five transformative leaders who have embraced the St. [...]

By |2021-01-25T12:20:08-06:00January 5th, 2021|Alumni, Campus News|1 Comment

A Worthy Namesake || Colin ’83 and Harry Hageney V ’22 Continue Rich St. Thomas Legacy

Colin ‘83 and Harry Hageney ‘22 house St. Thomas in their souls. Kirk and Michael Douglas had their films ... George and George W. Bush their presidential politics ... Rupert and James Murdoch their mega-media millions ... Woody and Arlo Guthrie their guitars ... Archie, Peyton, and Eli Manning their spirals. And Colin and Harry [...]

By |2021-01-26T15:47:05-06:00December 30th, 2020|Alumni, Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

Terrific Eagle Trio Celebrates College Football’s Early National Signing Day

St. Thomas emphatically closed the most difficult season in the history of Texas high school football with a night of raucous Red & White revelry that included celebrating the first National Signing Day for the Class of 2021. A terrific trio of scintillating talents sat center stage in Reckling Gymnasium for a final rousing roar [...]

By |2021-01-28T16:00:53-06:00December 21st, 2020|Athletics, Football|0 Comments

A Fall Semester at St. Thomas Like No Other

The spring is routinely a welcomed embrace from the winter doldrums, earmarked by fast-paced activity, if not unabashed optimism. Instead, 2020 delivered startling isolation, supreme uncertainty, and unsettling quiet on the St. Thomas campus. The onset of the coronavirus pandemic seemed like a distant menace when the alarm sounded in late February. No one in [...]

By |2020-12-10T11:36:01-06:00December 8th, 2020|Academics, Alumni, Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

Three-Time Undefeated District Champion Eagle Football Concludes Season || More Than the Score

The unprecedented had become the precedent, chaos the expectation, and the surreal a weekly reality. So it was no surprise that bizarre results and stupefying finishes would indelibly imprint the COVID-19 football cycle, much like empty stadiums and coaches wearing masks. St. Thomas entered the delayed, truncated regular season as the No.1 ranked private school [...]

By |2021-01-05T13:18:44-06:00December 4th, 2020|Athletics, Football|0 Comments

Joplin Campus Dedication || Commitment to Change, Serve, Succeed

St. Thomas was emphatically proud to officially dedicate the Jane and Bill Joplin ‘54 Campus expansion, the latest priority project to support the school’s immediate strategic plan, and promote the success of Eagle student-athletes in competition, in the classroom, and in the community. The Joplin Campus, named to recognize the extraordinary philanthropy of Jane and [...]

#TBT 2018 || 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 |2020-11-19T11:03:29-06:00November 19th, 2020|Alumni, Campus News|0 Comments

19 Exemplary St. Thomas Scholars Earn Acclaim in 66th Annual National Merit Scholarship Program

Zachary Bryant ‘21, Dylan Michaels ‘21, Noah Mims ‘21, and Zachary Voltz ‘21 have earned semifinal acclaim in the 66th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. The four exemplary scholars represented among the top one percent of scores taken from the PSAT and joined 29 previous St. Thomas students since 2010 who reached at least that [...]

By |2021-02-10T16:17:56-06:00November 18th, 2020|Academics, Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

St. Thomas Sports Hall of Fame || Celebrating Five Luminaries and 1965 Eagle Football State Champions

Creating a legacy requires talent and time. Dedication. Spirit. And a greater vision. For five luminaries and a group of legendary state champions, that vision began at St. Thomas.  Their legacies now carry the greatest recognition afforded an Eagle scholar-athlete - enshrinement into the institution's prestigious Sports Hall of Fame. Character. Contributions. Brotherhood. These legacies [...]

By |2020-12-01T11:55:07-06:00November 16th, 2020|Alumni, Athletics, Campus News|1 Comment
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