Eagle Baseball Surges in District Race with Commanding Wins over St. John XXIII

Designated hitter Vincent Ori ‘21 drove in four runs while Will Rizzo ‘21 (Texas A&M) and Grant Stringer ‘21 combined to allow only one earned run as Eagle Baseball swept a two-game set with St. John XXIII, 5-1 and 10-2. The Eagles (14-7-1, 5-1) continued a torrid pace in winning five of six games, outscoring [...]

By |2021-04-07T14:23:32-05:00April 6th, 2021|Athletics, Baseball, Campus News|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

Adam Desroches ‘21 Nurturing Concern for Common Good in Response to Pandemic

For generations, St. Thomas and its scholars have connected throughout the Houston community and beyond borders to promote partnerships that enrich lives. And in the face of the coronavirus outbreak, two-sport student-athlete Adam Desroches ‘21 is among many Eagles living the standard of goodness, discipline, and knowledge through emphatic action. During June and July, Desroches [...]

By |2021-01-26T15:44:18-06:00August 28th, 2020|Academics, Athletics, Baseball, Football|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 | 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 [...]

#TBT 2014 || Ben Condara ’14 Leads Destiny Darling Eagle Baseball to TAPPS State Title

This story was originally published in May 2014. It’s more than fitting, if not fateful, that Ben Condara `14 became the poster boy for the 23rd state baseball championship in the proud and prestigious history of the St. Thomas program. Condara will be remembered for his tenacity and perseverance, his calm and composure through adversity, [...]

By |2020-11-19T14:09:39-06:00January 23rd, 2020|Athletics, Baseball, Campus News, Student Life|0 Comments

Wolf ‘19 Named Outstanding Male High School Athlete of the Year by Jewish Sports Heritage Association

St. Thomas is extremely proud to celebrate Josh Wolf ‘19 who has been recognized as the Michael Freedman Outstanding Jewish Male High School Athlete of the Year by the Jewish Sports Heritage Association. The two-time TAPPS all-state pitcher seized St. Thomas history when he was taken in the second round of the 2019 MLB Draft [...]

By |2019-07-01T10:53:08-05:00July 1st, 2019|Alumni, Athletics, Baseball|0 Comments

Biggio ’13 Bash – Grand Homecoming After MLB Legacy Debut

The hard-charging hardballing Biggios - Cavan ‘13 and Conor ‘11, Craig, Patty and Quinn - were bonded again, swirling in a diamond daze far removed from when the two brothers tag-teamed at Fr. Wilson Field for Eagle state championships nearly a decade ago with their forever Astros icon dad as the bench boss. Then the [...]

By |2019-08-13T19:16:56-05:00June 19th, 2019|Alumni, Athletics, Baseball|0 Comments

Wolf ’19 Rocks – Signs with New York Mets after Highest-Ever Eagle MLB Selection

For weeks if not months, Josh Wolf ‘19 has been distinctly aware that one way or another, his near and far future was about to change in life-altering ways - a confluence of tantalizing talent, exhausting work and faraway dreams harbored by millions of boys through optimistic adolescence before hard realities arrive for most of [...]

By |2019-06-21T14:33:19-05:00June 19th, 2019|Athletics, Baseball, Campus News|0 Comments

Twelve Eagle Scholar-Athletes Charting New Courses and Extending Careers to Collegiate Level

With every end, a new beginning. Twelve St. Thomas scholar-athletes across six sports are the latest Eagles to relish their childhood dreams becoming a starburst reality. The opportunity born of skill, passion and serendipity to extend athletic careers to the collegiate level came during the spring for Tucker Alch ‘19, Zach Blice ‘19, Alex Jacobs [...]

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