Final 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 |2021-12-03T12:48:54-06:00December 3rd, 2021|Academics, Alumni, Athletics, Baseball, Campus News|0 Comments

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

#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

Former Astros Overall No. 1 Selection Appel Delivers Stirring Testimony to St. Thomas FCA

Mark Appel has long been accustomed to crowds brought about through his sublime athletic talents. A high school pitching sensation in Northern California. A record smashing All-American at Stanford University. The Pac-12 Scholar Athlete of the Year. The glory boy of the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft. His celebrated meteoric rise was followed by a [...]

By |2019-12-16T11:44:42-06:00September 24th, 2019|Campus News, Student Life|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
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