Two-Sport Scholar Athlete Eli Carter ’20 to Continue Track and Field Career at Stephen F. Austin State University

Hope Arive is convinced there was almost a destiny or fate or cosmic power in her only son finding his way to a Basilian institution well into its second century with a deep legacy for academic rigor in the classroom and ethical living in every arena.  “I was aware of St. Thomas even before Eli was [...]

By |2020-04-08T17:22:19-05:00December 13th, 2019|Athletics, Campus News, Track & Field|0 Comments

History Calls, Eagles Answer – 2019 TAPPS State Track and Field Champions

The 2019 TAPPS state track and field encounter came equipped with a warning whether the competitors were operating with or without a mirror. Objects are closer than they appear. In particular, an undaunted band of Eagles lurking deep in the distance but on the verge of unleashing a fast and furious surge to the finish. [...]

By |2019-05-21T13:11:29-05:00May 17th, 2019|Athletics, Track & Field|0 Comments

Matocha ’19 State High Jump Champion to Lead Eagles at TAPPS Championships

Peyton Matocha '19 tied the state record in winning the high jump title at the TAPPS state track and field championships at the Clyde Hart Track and Field Stadium at Baylor University in Waco. Matocha cleared 6-04 to match his same performance in placing second at state as a freshman in 2016 and equaled the [...]

By |2018-07-19T17:12:38-05:00May 7th, 2017|Track & Field|0 Comments

Legendary UH and USA Coach Tom Tellez Assisting Eagle Track and Field

In the early 1990s Eagle Track and Field coach Nathan Labus was a newbie to the roaring University of Houston program which for years had doubled as the defacto training grounds for Olympic gold rushes from Team USA. Under the piercing Texas sun which would routinely beat down on a reddish-brown oval surrounded by the [...]

By |2018-07-19T17:12:50-05:00January 31st, 2017|Track & Field|0 Comments
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