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Football team joins forces to tackle cancer

Sunday, September 14, 2014 9:15 PM
Coach Glenn Caruso walks with his team onto the field to face Wisconsin-La Crosse Saturday. In 2012, Caruso decided to make St. Thomas the first university in Minnesota to host a Tackle Cancer game. (Jake Remes/TommieMedia)

Cancer was St. Thomas’ focus as the football team joined forces with the Randy Shaver Cancer Research and Community Fund to raise money.

St. Thomas offense trumps La Crosse

Saturday, September 13, 2014 8:52 PM
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Wide receiver Nick Waldvogel’s first quarter touchdown reception proved to be all the scoring the Tommies needed in a 46-0 thrashing of Wisconsin-La Crosse Saturday.

Tommies clip Eagles’ wings

Saturday, September 13, 2014 4:18 PM
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The St. Thomas football team held the Wisconsin-La Crosse Eagles to 129 total yards in a 46-0 drubbing Saturday.

Defense propels Tommies to first-half lead

Saturday, September 13, 2014 2:39 PM
St. Thomas quarterback Matt O'Connell is carried off the field. O'Connell threw for 66 yards and a touchdown in the first half, along with 64 rushing yards. (Jake Remes/TommieMedia)

An explosive defense and two touchdowns by running back Nick Waldvogel helped the St. Thomas football team take a 21-0 halftime lead over the Wisconsin-La Crosse Eagles.

Tommie football to take on new opponent

Thursday, September 11, 2014 10:17 PM
Running back Brenton Braddock cuts through the Eau Claire defense last Saturday. Braddock recognized the different preparation strategies from last week’s game to this week’s against La Crosse. (Jake Remes/TommieMedia)

Saturday’s game will mark the first time the Tommies have faced Wisconsin-La Crosse during coach Glenn Caruso’s six seasons at St. Thomas. 

The Locker Room with Glenn Caruso – Sept. 11, 2014

Thursday, September 11, 2014 7:05 PM
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Football coach Glenn Caruso and defensive backs Kyle Coyne and Mozus Ikuenobe join reporter Jordan Kruger in The Locker Room.

Tommie-Johnnie T-shirts cause controversy

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 9:24 PM
St. Thomas fans sport student-created Tommie-Johnnie T-shirts at last year's game. This season, the tradition is producing some potentially offensive shirts which are causing controversy among students and staff. (Morgan Neu/TommieMedia)

While some of the Tommie-Johnnie T-shirts are no more edgy than in past years, Dean of Students James Sachs said other designs are considered to have crossed a line.

Hamlin interception seals Tommie victory

Saturday, September 6, 2014 9:24 PM
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Defensive back Sean Hamlin’s game-saving interception along the sideline gave the Tommies the 22-17 win against Wisconsin-Eau Claire on Saturday.

Rushing attack, defense leads Tommies over Blugolds

Saturday, September 6, 2014 4:22 PM
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The St. Thomas football team opened its 2014 season with a 22-17 win over the Wisconsin-Eau Claire Blugolds Saturday at O’Shaughnessy Stadium.

 

Tommies lead Blugolds at the half

Saturday, September 6, 2014 2:44 PM
Tommies celebrate around running back Jack Kaiser after a 6-yard touchdown run. Kaiser had two touchdowns against the Blugold defense in the first half. (Jake Remes/TommieMedia)

The No. 11-ranked St. Thomas football team leads the Wisconsin-Eau Claire Blugolds 15-3 at halftime Saturday at O’Shaughnessy Stadium.

Tommies look to keep week 1 success going

Thursday, September 4, 2014 9:26 PM
Linebacker Tremayne Williams chases down Blugold quarterback Matt Munger for a first-quarter sack. The St. Thomas football team will take on the Blugolds in its season opener Saturday. (Andrew Stafford/TommieMedia)

The St. Thomas football team will kick off the 2014 season Saturday against the Wisconsin-Eau Claire Blugolds.

Tommies face off in intrasquad scrimmage

Saturday, August 30, 2014 10:12 PM
The St. Thomas first-team offense and defense ready for their next play. The football team held its last scrimmage before its season opener Sept. 6. (Tom Pitzen/ TommieMedia)

Before the start of the regular season, the St. Thomas football team held an intrasquad scrimmage for a final tuneup before the season-opener.

O’Connell and Tommies prepare for 2014 season

Friday, August 29, 2014 6:37 PM
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The St. Thomas football team is continuing training camp for the 2014 season with the return of quarterback Matt O’Connell.

Tommie football ranked No. 11 in national poll

Monday, July 21, 2014 9:10 PM
Running back Jack Kaiser flips the ball to the referee after scoring a touchdown against Concordia-Moorhead last fall. Kaiser said he hopes the football team’s momentum will carry over into the 2014 season. (Andrew Stafford/TommieMedia)

After falling short of the NCAA playoffs last fall for the first time since 2007, the St. Thomas football team heads into the 2014 season ranked No. 11 in the D3Football.com preseason rankings.

St. Thomas football players receive NFL attention

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 9:59 PM
"Garrett Maloney" (Photo courtesy of University Relations)

Graduating football players Garrett Maloney and Willie Schneider received invitations to compete for a roster spot in the NFL on Monday.