Another Sneak Peak || New Fr. Wilson Field Latest Enhancement to Joplin Campus Redevelopment

Batter Up. The latest enhancement to the Joplin Campus redevelopment will position Eagle Baseball in a league of its own. St. Thomas faculty, staff, and community partners gathered on October 14 for a ceremony to break ground on the school’s new Fr. Wilson Field. The next jewel among the school’s ever-expanding athletic facilities will stand [...]

By |2021-11-18T13:22:31-06:00November 11th, 2021|Academics, Alumni, Athletics, Baseball, Campus News|0 Comments

Senior Stories || Creighton Ward ‘21 Drops Anchor with U.S. Naval Academy

Creighton Ward ‘21 strategically plotted his future by taking root in a formidable history dating back to the days of the American Revolution and the Founding Fathers. No family tradition captivated (or clouded) his intent, no Twin Towers atrocity swayed his emotion. Yet, his altruistic decision to pursue the United States Naval Academy, sealed in [...]

Make It Reign || St. Thomas Captures Ninth TAPPS All-Sports Honor Since 2010

Eagle Athletics captured the 2021 TAPPS All-Sports Trophy - earning the prestigious honor for the 9th time in the previous 12 years that the distinction was awarded. Included in the triumph ... Eagle Track and Field claiming its third state title in six years Eagle Baseball staking its 10th state tournament in 11 competitive seasons [...]

Refuse To Lose || Eagle Baseball Rallies to Reach 10th State Tournament since 2010

In the first TAPPS baseball fandango of the COVID-19 era, St. Thomas was pressed into a righteous ballgame, an emotional vise, squeezing tighter and tighter until the whole thing was too much and burst in spectacular fashion. Eagle Baseball rescued revelry from the jaws of elimination and charged into the state tournament for the 10th [...]

Highest Heat || Will Rizzo ’21 Ignites Eagle Baseball into TAPPS Regional Playoff

Relentless right-hander Will Rizzo ‘21 (Texas A&M) reserved his best for his last start at Fr. Wilson Field - a tight-fisted one-hit complete game with eight strikeouts to thrust Eagle Baseball into the TAPPS 6A regional final. St. Thomas needed every last dramatic drop of Rizzo’s raucous dominance for a 2-1 verdict in the area [...]

Closing Time || Eagle Baseball Cashes District Championship

A line drive RBI single from center fielder Max Chung ‘21 (UT-Dallas) broke a 1-1 tie and keyed a four-run sixth inning to give St. Thomas a 5-1 decision over St. John XXIII at Fr. Wilson Field to clinch the outright district championship in the third season with head coach Adam Massiatte. Catcher Vincent Ori [...]

By |2021-04-26T15:43:21-05:00April 26th, 2021|Athletics, Baseball, Campus News|0 Comments

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 |2021-06-14T19:16:35-05:00April 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
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