Raucous Rocking Round Up || Eagle Entrepreneurs Raise Nearly $1 Million for Tuition Assistance

In 1599, William Shakespeare first penned the phrase, “timing is everything,” in his play, Julius Caesar. The Bard perhaps drew inspiration from Ecclesiastes 3:01 which begins “There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens ...” Timing. Hedge fund managers, stand-up comics, and political desperados unanimously agree. But that [...]

Gold Standard || Eagle Wrestling Cashes First TAPPS State Title since 2011-13

Together they coalesced into a beautiful, frightening force. After a recent series of championship-contending finishes failed to grab the coveted top prize, Eagle Wrestling celebrated its first TAPPS state title in more than a decade while crowning three individual champions at Liberty Christian School in Argyle. The depth of precious St. Thomas talent blended with [...]

Fasting, Abstinence, Almsgiving || St. Thomas Begins Lenten Journey with Ash Wednesday Mass

St. Thomas met as a campus community with the traditional Ash Wednesday Mass to mark the solumn beginning of the Church’s Lenten season, the penitential period before Easter observed as a time of prayer and penance in reparation for one’s sins. President Fr. James Murphy, CSB presided over the Eucharistic celebration and the [...]

By |2024-02-21T13:59:14-06:00February 14th, 2024|Alumni, Student Life, Campus News, Academics|0 Comments

Speed Thrills || Aqua Eagles Capture Bronze at TAPPS State Swimming

Tyler Sandrock ‘24 cashed individual gold and contributed mightily in rapid relay finishes to thrust St. Thomas to a strong third-place team triumph at the TAPPS state swimming championships at the Josh Davis Natatorium in San Antonio. The Aqua Eagles raced to 300 points to trail only El Paso Cathedral (383) and The Village School [...]

By |2024-02-26T14:40:24-06:00February 13th, 2024|Athletics, Swimming, Student Life, Campus News|0 Comments

Best And Brightest || National Signing Day Celebrates Elite Eagle Scholar-Athletes Soaring to Collegiate Level

February’s traditional National Signing Day provided more than the usual Red & White salute for acclaimed St. Thomas scholar-athletes seizing the chance to continue their careers at the university level. Amid the coast-to-coast carnival capping the wild world of frenzied football recruiting that long ago reached peak absurdity came the engrossing journeys of exemplary St. [...]

Terms Of Engagement || Eagle Football Earns Second Straight Academic State Championship from National Football Foundation

For the second consecutive year, St. Thomas is proud to be the Texas private school state champion for the National Football Foundation (NFF) National High School Academic Excellence Awards. This prestigious acclaim is in partnership with the nationwide recognition honoring individual teams with a 3.0 or above cumulative grade point average. The collective St. Thomas [...]

By |2024-02-01T13:05:48-06:00January 31st, 2024|Alumni, Athletics, Academics, Football, Campus News|0 Comments

Red and White Waves of Success || Eagle Swimming Seizes Ninth Consecutive TAPPS East Region Championship

Tyler Sandrock ‘24 captured one individual gold medal and was a critical cog in three essential relay results to ignite St. Thomas to its ninth consecutive TAPPS Division I East Region championship at the Univesity of Houston Campus Recreation & Wellness Center Natatorium. Sandrock, Zach Haine ‘25, Ryan Bordas ‘25, Ben Thoede ‘24, and Ryan [...]

By |2024-02-07T12:05:49-06:00January 30th, 2024|Athletics, Swimming|0 Comments

Magic Numbers || Cavan Biggio ’13 and Jeff McCurry ’88 Celebrate Rarefied Retirement Salute

There is one road that will always remain the same. It’s familiar. It’s comfortable. And its destination is somewhere they never quite left. For former Eagles, distant and near, it’s the road home, their home at 4500 Memorial. For Toronto Blue Jay Cavan Biggio ‘13 and former MLB pitcher Jeff McCurry ‘88, the return was [...]

By |2024-01-30T12:47:22-06:00January 27th, 2024|Alumni, Athletics, Baseball, Campus News|0 Comments

Following God’s Plan || Evan Psencik ‘05 Leading Catholic Education in North Austin

Evan Psencik ‘05 is divinely driven by the strength of his Catholic faith. And just as readily relates to the Yiddish adage “Mann tracht, un Gott lacht.” Translation - “Man plans, and God laughs.” The dynamic first-year principal at St. Dominic Savio High School in burgeoning north Austin required much more than superior credentials, a [...]

By |2024-02-14T12:48:46-06:00January 27th, 2024|Academics, Alumni, Campus News|0 Comments

Slices Of Heaven || Dusty Dworak ’13 Flipping San Antonio Pizza World Upside Down

You gotta be cool and comfortable with a new-wave, old-school, no-thrills, seatless South San Antonio pizza joint with two employees and a phone. The curiosity is warranted because the fare is ab fab, all a neighborhood spot should be: friendly, deviating from drab and decidedly delicious, dedicated to straightforward, select ingredients while paying homage to [...]

By |2024-02-07T11:47:42-06:00January 24th, 2024|Campus News, Alumni, Baseball|0 Comments
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