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 [...]

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 |2020-12-22T09:56:51-06:00December 21st, 2020|Athletics, Football|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 [...]

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

Gameday Central || Eagle Football Finishes Regular Season with Furious Flourish

WEEK EIGHT - CRUSADER STADIUM, TOMBALL Eagle Football 48 Tomball Concordia Lutheran 17 WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW 2020 Elite 11 quarterback Maddox Kopp ‘21 (verbal Houston) rifled three touchdown passes and sudden running sensation Johann Cardenas ‘24 racked more scores in a 48-17 runaway over Tomball Concordia Lutheran as St. Thomas finished the regular [...]

By |2020-11-16T12:17:51-06:00November 14th, 2020|Athletics, Campus News, Football, Student Life|0 Comments

National Signing Day || Will Rizzo ’21 and Max Chung ’21 Charting New Courses

Even the chaos concocted by the coronavirus colliding with the circus-like aftermath of a surreal presidential ballot count could not slow tried and true Americana - November National Signing Day. The month’s first Wednesday routinely caps the latest coast-to-coast carnival of frenzied recruiting, COVID be damned. Will Rizzo ‘21 and Max Chung ‘21 paired for [...]

By |2020-11-12T14:00:00-06:00November 12th, 2020|Athletics, Baseball, Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

Eagle Cross Country Closes Third Straight TAPPS State Runner-Up Result

Benjamin Lauzon ‘24 blazed to a top-10 result while Brett Koehn ‘22, Patrick Bourg ‘23, and Emilio Castaneda ‘21 packed a trio of sizzling times to pace Eagle Cross Country to a third consecutive second-place standing at the TAPPS 6A State Championships. The Eagles totaled 59 points to decisively separate from San Antonio Central Catholic, [...]

Gameday Central || Eagle Football Plants St. Pius X 49-21 to Clinch Third Straight District Title

GAMEDAY CENTRAL WEEK FIVE - HOTZE FIELD INSIDE GRANGER STADIUM St. Pius X 21 Eagle Football 49 WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Running back John Fontenot ‘21 rammed, jammed, bruised, and bolted for 181 all-purpose yards and four touchdowns while a kneecapping Eagle defense turned tenacious during the meaningful moments in a 49-21 pasting of [...]

By |2020-11-05T14:44:32-06:00October 31st, 2020|Athletics, Campus News, Football|0 Comments

Gameday Central || High Drama as Eagle Football Wins in Overtime to Stay Unbeaten in District

GAMEDAY CENTRAL WEEK FIVE - HOTZE FIELD INSIDE GRANGER STADIUM San Antonio Antonian College Prep 28 Eagle Football 35 WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW 2020 Elite 11 quarterback Maddox Kopp ‘21 (verbal Houston) connected with receiver Cameron Price ‘22 for a nine-yard touchdown in overtime and defensive back Aidan O’Hare ‘21 sealed the decision with [...]

By |2020-11-13T12:00:18-06:00October 24th, 2020|Athletics, Football, Student Life|0 Comments
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