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. [...]

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

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|Alumni, Baseball, Campus News|0 Comments

Senior Stories || 2023 Valedictorian Caleb Davis | Undeniable Intelligence. Undefinable Fury. Unbridled Compassion.

Arete. That’s a powerful word. To the Greeks, it meant excellence. It was the ultimate expression - cerebral, physical, moral, spiritual. The pursuit requires a certain philosophical approach. Because brilliance, inspiration, and skill are not sufficient enough. Aristotle: We are what we repeatedly do. Therefore excellence is not an act but a habit. Valedictorian Caleb [...]

Thrills To Chills || Eagle Baseball Earns Second State Runner-Up in Four Seasons

The state championship outcome is secured in the inner sanctum of TAPPS baseball playoff history. The sterile 7-6 final score can’t conjure the stirring, furious finish that pulsated with drama and gushed with emotion and overflowed with sudden punch-to-the-gut despair for Eagle Baseball. A pair of clutch three-run innings had staked St. Thomas to a [...]

Let It Rip || Eagle Baseball Stages Thrillarama to Return to State Tournament

A large dose of late drama sends Eagle Baseball to the TAPPS D-I state tournament for the third time in four seasons and the 11th appearance since 2010. Shortstop Anthony Equale ‘23 (Washington University in St. Louis) crushed a two-run home run with no outs in the sixth inning for a pulse-pounding 4-3 win over [...]

Liftoff || Eagle Baseball Moves TAPPS Regional Playoff to John Cooper School May 11

With the threat of inclement weather, Eagle Baseball (20-12-1) has moved the TAPPS Division I regional playoff with Plano John Paul II to The John Cooper School May 11 at 4:30 p.m. A win would advance St. Thomas to the state tournament at Clay Gould Ballpark at the University of Texas-Arlington May 16 against either [...]

Above And Beyond || Parade of Acclaimed Eagle Scholar-Athletes Extend Careers to Collegiate Level

St. Thomas proudly celebrated this spring three exemplary scholar-athletes extending their careers to the collegiate level. Caleb Davis ‘23 to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology football. Jake Pike ‘23 to Lehigh University basketball. Zach Rocha ‘23 to Southwestern University football. The prolific performers have accomplished multi-all-state recognition and are high-impact multi-sport leaders. Team [...]

Strike Out Cancer || St. Thomas Baseball Creates Awareness and Funds To Fight Deadly Disease

Eagle Baseball was proud to partner with the American Cancer Society to raise awareness and funds for the research charity and invaluable patient support. Saturday’s Strike Out Cancer game against St. Pius X at Father Wilson Field delivered a powerful message reaffirming a commitment to the fight against the deadly illness, and the development of [...]

Beloved Broadcaster Vin Scully || Committed Catholic | A Link to St. Thomas

The voice of baseball has been silenced. In many ways, the voice of America. From the Lost Generation to Generation Z. Legendary Vin Scully passed away August 3 at age 94. The beloved Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster was the master of mesmerizing melodic play-by-play. And his iconic, illustrious past owns a sliver link to St. [...]

By |2022-08-05T12:36:59-05:00August 4th, 2022|Alumni, Athletics, Baseball|2 Comments
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