Senior Stories || Josh McLean ’22 | Culmination And Coronation

The gold medalist is positioned and applauded atop the awards podium in direct line of sight for eyewitnesses within the natatorium and those live streaming across Texas. An array of excellence to easily recognize. The litany of school swimming records is readily available for all to admire. And the social media swirl vibrant if not [...]

Breaking Away || Defending Champion Eagle Track and Field Captures Second at TAPPS State

Defending state champ Eagle Track and Field raked second place at the TAPPS state championships in Waco. Shaffer Henderson ‘23 (6-02) captured gold with a personal record in the high jump and Andre Mesa ‘22 (6-0) added the bronze to give St. Thomas sizable early momentum. Day 1 also included discus thrower Charlie Boettcher (130-01) [...]

Uproaring Round Up || Relentless Eagles Raise More Than $670K for Tuition Assistance

Underlying yet another outrageously robust Round Up triumph is a recurring theme that sparks, then ignites a passion within the St. Thomas student body. The inscription would read A little bit more. A little bit more as it relates to embracing purpose and allegiance, sacrifice and selfless gratitude, tradition and legacy. A little bit more [...]

Game On || St. Thomas Announces Ambitious Football Schedule for 2022

St. Thomas has announced its ambitious 2022 football schedule that will include two visits to the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, a district trip to San Antonio, and a four-game home slate opening September 2 at Hotze Field inside Granger Stadium against Lumberton. Eagle Football will kick off the season at The St. John’s School on August [...]

“Eagles’ Nest” Spring 2022 || Latest Award-Winning Publication Showcasing Thriving St. Thomas Family and Vibrant Basilian Spirit

The award-winning Eagles’ Nest celebrates and connects the St. Thomas Family. Through compelling narratives and striking visuals, we explore the institution, from the change and growth on campus to how St. Thomas is leaving its Catholic Basilian imprint on Houston and nationally. Enjoy the latest profiles and highlights of diverse alumni, captivating student life, and [...]

Showtime! || Sizzling Eagle Soccer Storms into TAPPS Regional Final

Few coaches could have scripted a cleaner, steadier ascent for Eagle Soccer. Yet mastermind and maestro Kenny Martin ‘01 is still very much greedy, gunning not only for gaudier but for the grandest achievement - the golden throne of a state championship. St. Thomas is one win away from its fourth TAPPS Division I Final [...]

By |2022-02-28T14:25:20-06:00February 28th, 2022|Athletics, Campus News, Soccer, Student Life|0 Comments

Raising The Standard || Eagle Wrestling Sends Five Student-Athletes to National Prep Championships

Gold medal-winning Luke Malveaux ‘23, Sam Cordova ‘23, Colton Ritchey ‘23, and Boyd Quinlan ‘24 all seized top-three results to power Eagle Wrestling to a strong fourth-place finish at the Texas Prep State Wrestling Champions. Host St. Thomas racked 131 team points, one slot ahead of recently crowned TAPPS state champion Dallas Bishop Lynch. The [...]

By |2022-02-22T13:47:25-06:00February 22nd, 2022|Athletics, Campus News, Student Life, Wrestling|0 Comments

Making Waves || Record-smasher Josh McLean ‘22 Ignites Eagle Swimming to State Runner-Up Result

Record-smasher Josh McLean ‘22, Dylan Sandrock ‘22, and Carrick Brogan ‘22 closed out stellar careers with routine clutch performances to fuel Eagle Swimming to a strong second-place finish at the TAPPS Division I championships at the Josh Davis Natatorium in San Antonio. The second consecutive runner-up result and third in five years for St. Thomas [...]

By |2022-02-10T12:28:35-06:00February 9th, 2022|Athletics, Campus News, Student Life, Swimming|0 Comments

Mounting Momentum || Prospective Scholar-Athletes Discovering Eagle Advantage

The winter ritual is a return to the St. Thomas campus for the next potential group of Eagle student-athletes and their families. The audience fills Cemo Auditorium to hear and reconnect with the school’s dignitaries delivering a clear, recurring message - the power of the proven, systemic Catholic Basilian educational model that molds young teens [...]

Signature Salute || Hall of Honor Acclaim for Eagle Championship Coach and Faculty Member Nathan Labus

St. Thomas and Eagle Athletics are proud to celebrate faculty member and state championship coach Nathan Labus who was inducted into the Birdville Independent School District Athletic Hall of Honor. Labus was recognized for his decorated two-sport career at Haltom High School where he excelled in the pole vault. In 1991, he was the Texas [...]

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