Johnnies Beat Tommies In Rival MatchupThe St. John’s University Johnnies beat the St. Thomas Tommies in a shocking 20-18 win, part of a legendary college football rivalry which brought fans out in droves Saturday to St. Paul. With new head coach Gary Fashing, the Johnnies looked like they were going to meet the same fate as they had in the last three years when the Tommies took an early 8-0 lead. But they bounced back by taking advantage of turnovers, which Sam Sura did this often at South St. Paul High School.
Beyond Bounds: 7 Reasons Why UST Harry Pitera's Always SmirkingWhy's Harry Pitera always got a grin on his face? Probably because the two-time All-MIAC outside linebacker has his No. 2-ranked Tommies off to a 2-0 start. Maybe it's knowing that 10,000-plus fans will be on hand to watch his senior class aim to cap their careers having never lost to arch-rival St. John's, former MIAC immortal and national powerhouse.
Beyond Bounds: 6 Reasons Why Tremayne Is Tommie Football's Poster BoyEverybody loves Tremayne Williams. Both on and off the record, his trainers, his teammates and his coach respect and revere the face of the 2013 Tommie football team. "He's our poster boy," coach Glenn Caruso said during two-a-days last week at O'Shaughnessy Stadium.
Beyond Bounds: Steve Maher's Having A Better Summer Than YouI'm confident the following is true. Steve Maher's summer > your summer. Before you angrily start over-sharing your Instagram lake pics en masse, here's why. The All-American pitcher from Division-III St. Thomas is playing America's pastime – every – single – day in the Northwoods League with the Waterloo Bucks (seriously, like some 75 games in 70 days).
St. Thomas Grads Kick Soccer Ball Across Minn.Soccer is gaining popularity throughout Minnesota and the country. Now some local guys are kicking a soccer ball across the state to promote the sport. Two weeks ago, Alex Daley and Matt Scott started dribbling a soccer ball from the Canadian border in International Falls and began to travel south.
Beyond Bounds: UST's Taylor Berg Could Coast To A National TitleOne day of rest a month. Just one. That rigid regimen's one of the reasons the human gazelle Taylor Berg could bring home an NCAA crown this weekend.
Beyond Bounds: UST's Ace Also Hits, Eyes The MLB DraftWhat Dylan Thomas has – a right arm that throws 93 mph with more than enough control to be named the 2012 MIAC's Pitcher of the Year.
Beyond Bounds: UST's Glue Guy Erik Tengwall's Quite Crafty
Beyond Bounds: Asst. UST Coach Mike Keating Thriving Back In PurpleIf St. Thomas basketball's assistant coach Mike Keating were to snag a nasty little paper cut while dishing out scouting reports, I'm certain his blood would not be a maroon hue.
Beyond Bounds: Best Friends Tommy Hannon & John Nance Go 1-On-1
Beyond Bounds: 9 Things To Know About Will DeBergSt. Thomas senior Will DeBerg has a specific memory he recounts with detail and ecstatic ease -- one he wants to repeat.