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) [...]

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 [...]

Spring Sensations || Eagle Track and Field Claims Third State Title in Six Years

The medal haul for Eagle Track and Field was again gallant and collectively golden. Two-sport all-state dynamo Cameron Bonner ‘21 raced to a new state record and a precocious corp of dynamic talents combined strength and sizzle as St. Thomas thoroughly dominated the TAPPS 6A state championship for the program’s third bold bonanza in six [...]

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

#TBT Eagle Track and Field Claims 100th State Championship in School History

This story was originally published in May 2016 One of the most versatile and acclaimed track competitors to wear the Red & White provided the irresistible force behind the Eagles dramatic run to the TAPPS 5A track and field championship ... and a sport which often occupies an obscure corner of athletic life will now [...]

By |2018-07-19T17:12:38-05:00May 4th, 2017|Track & Field|0 Comments
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