St. Thomas Aquinas Knights Team News

MINERVA  Their winning streak was bound to end sometime.

Not very many people thought the Minerva Lions would go down the way they did Friday night, though.

The St. Thomas Aquinas High School football team took command with a pair of late touchdowns in the first half and rolled to a 34-6 win over the Lions at Hines Stadium.

Are you ready for Week 2 of high school football? has you covered, from printable programs to some of this weekend's games to our "Two-Minute Drill" shows that highlight key games.

The enormity of what the St. Thomas Aquinas Knights face this week set in moments after a convincing season-opening win.

In summing up the Minerva Lions, Aquinas head coach Tim Budd knows they’re not just a good football team.

“How about a great football team that hasn’t lost a regular season game since 2010?” Budd said.

LOUISVILLE  Loaded with guys capable of quick bursts, the St. Thomas Aquinas backfield can give defenders fits.

Players such as Bryan Wilkins and Josiah Moore have done it before. In his first start at quarterback, Anthony Moeglin even showed what he is capable of in the open field.

Tuslaw at St. Thomas Aquinas
Friday, 7
Sirpilla Stadium

Tuslaw at St. Thomas Aquinas

TIME  7 p.m.

SITE  Sirpilla Stadium

2011 RECORDS  Tuslaw 5-5; Aquinas 7-5

Key information on the St. Thomas Aquinas Knights entering the 2012 season: readers voted on who they thought was the best in Stark County in five categories — best player, best quarterback, best rising star, best coach and best team. Here are the results. Scroll down for our season previews of each Stark County-area team.


Thursday, Aug. 16

Coventry at Alliance 11 a.m.

Waynedale at Indian Valley, 5 p.m.

Walsh Jesuit at Jackson, 6 p.m.

Hoban at Lake, 6 p.m.