Eagle Athletics in Surreal and Sobering Waiting Game During COVID-19 Suspension

They were on buses, in locker rooms, in class, or at home when the news came. They all knew it was a possibility but hoped, even prayed, it wouldn't happen. But just like that, with a phone call, text, tweet, or a few words from their coach, St. Thomas scholar athletes learned that their seasons [...]

By |2020-03-27T00:56:58-05:00March 26th, 2020|Athletics, Student Life|0 Comments

Superb Eagle Soccer Season Caps Sublime Four-Year ‘Tour de Force’ Run

The end zone scoreboard at Bryan High School dripped frigid mist in a miserable mid-February night, the equally familiar and unsavory result chilled the Eagle Soccer contingent to the bone in a way Mother Nature could never match. Crooked numbers were flanked by a clock ticking to triple zeroes aligning with the finality of a [...]

By |2020-03-13T11:46:56-05:00March 12th, 2020|Athletics, Campus News, Soccer, Student Life|0 Comments

Everett Vaughn ‘18 | Unheralded But Invaluable Role for Texas A&M Basketball

Everett Vaughn ‘18 toils in quasi-anonymity, even when reaching and extending up and over his measured six-foot and 10-inches, sweating and bleeding maroon and white for the revitalized fighting Texas Aggie hoopsters. His is not a glorious Disney produced Hollywood version of life inside the power elite dribble drives of big campus college athletics. Not [...]

By |2020-03-10T18:57:46-05:00March 10th, 2020|Alumni, Athletics, Basketball|0 Comments

National Signing Day for Eagle Athletics | Seniors Taylor, Thomas, Umeh and Skucius Fixed on Future

A fab four of St. Thomas scholar athletes assembled and celebrated commitments to extend their late-charging careers to the university level. Kingpins who closed out fueling state championship contention for Eagle Football and Eagle Cross Country. Young and restless talents who are proving relentless, projecting promise that would dwarf their already acclaimed successes. Defensive end [...]

20 in ’20 | The Most Impactful Identities of Eagle Athletics Since 2010 | Fourth and Final in Series

How do we remember our contributors? Some leave indelible impressions through tenure over years or even decades, thereby becoming part of an institution’s fabric through their dependable presence. Others shine brightly, creating unforgettable memories regardless of their longevity. Others still permeate our consciousness for their role as selfless facilitators, whether lifting colleagues or the community [...]

By |2020-03-06T14:05:40-06:00February 24th, 2020|Alumni, Athletics, Campus News|0 Comments

20 in ’20 | The Most Impactful Identities of Eagle Athletics Since 2010 | Third in Series

How do we remember our contributors? Some leave indelible impressions through tenure over years or even decades, thereby becoming part of an institution’s fabric through their dependable presence. Others shine brightly, creating unforgettable memories regardless of their longevity. Others still permeate our consciousness for their role as selfless facilitators, whether lifting colleagues or the community [...]

By |2020-02-20T13:52:52-06:00February 17th, 2020|Athletics, Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Rugby|0 Comments

20 in ’20 | The Most Impactful Identities of Eagle Athletics Since 2010 | Second in Series

How do we remember our contributors? Some leave indelible impressions through tenure over years or even decades, thereby becoming part of an institution’s fabric through their dependable presence. Others shine brightly, creating unforgettable memories regardless of their longevity. Others still permeate our consciousness for their role as selfless facilitators, whether lifting colleagues or the community [...]

Aqua Eagles Race to Second Consecutive TAPPS Division I Swimming Championship

Sebastian Ortiz ‘20, Dylan Michaels ‘21, and Josh McLean ‘22 teamed for three top-two individual results while igniting valuable relay finishes in leading Eagle Swimming to a second consecutive TAPPS Division I state swimming championship at the Josh Davis Natatorium in San Antonio. The Aqua Eagles in the first season with head coach Van Jones [...]

By |2020-02-14T11:44:46-06:00February 10th, 2020|Athletics, Campus News, Student Life, Swimming|0 Comments

20 in ’20 | The Most Impactful Identities of Eagle Athletics Since 2010 | First in Series

How do we remember our contributors? Some leave indelible impressions through tenure over years or even decades, thereby becoming part of an institution’s fabric through their dependable presence. Others shine brightly, creating unforgettable memories regardless of their longevity. Others still permeate our consciousness for their role as selfless facilitators, whether lifting colleagues or the community [...]

Strake Jesuit Cancels Annual Football Clash with Eagle Football

The 2020 schedule for Eagle Football is complete yet includes one notable and glaring gap - the annual clash with Strake Jesuit. “(Head coach) Rich McGuire received a phone call from Strake that they are canceling the series,” St. Thomas Athletic Director Mike Netzel says. “The decision wasn’t a surprise because in recent years Strake [...]