Matocha ’19 Awarded Co-Offensive Player of the Year by Touchdown Club of Houston

In an era of boundless offensive football, quarterback Peyton Matocha ‘19 cemented new St. Thomas standards. Throughout a rocklicking record-smashing career charged with a series of electrifying Friday night lights, he tested limits and expanded the imagination. And the last mark of distinction for Matocha came courtesy the Touchdown Club of Houston who honored him [...]

By |2018-12-06T12:20:44+00:00December 6th, 2018|Athletics, Campus News, Football|0 Comments

Eagle Football Turnaround Tour Ends In TAPPS Regional Playoff

Eagle Football flashed a stretch of outcomes in 2018 that no one could have possibly foreshadowed. Through trial, torment, talent and, mostly, sheer perseverance, St. Thomas defied every expectation and prognosis. But the magic to produce a miracle finish deep into the TAPPS postseason fell short of a Hollywood script turned scripture. After consecutive disappointing [...]

By |2018-11-28T09:53:23+00:00November 26th, 2018|Athletics, Campus News, Football|0 Comments

Surging Eagle Football Advances in TAPPS State Playoffs to Face Dallas Bishop Lynch Saturday in Fairfield

GAME 11 - Hotze Field inside Granger Stadium, TAPPS Division I Playoffs Plano John Paul II 32 Eagle Football 52 WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Quarterback Peyton Matocha ‘19 threw for 358 yards with three touchdowns and ran for a fourth in a record-smashing performance while Ian Wheeler ‘19 added two more scores as the [...]

By |2018-11-18T11:32:01+00:00November 17th, 2018|Athletics, Campus News, Football|0 Comments

District Kingpin Eagle Football Hosts Plano JP II Friday 7:30 p.m.

Fresh from clinching their fifth district championship in seven years, Eagle Football host a TAPPS playoff game for the seventh time in eight years.  St. Thomas faces Plano John Paul II (4-5) Friday, November 16 at 7:30 p.m. and would advance to face the winner of the Midland Christian (8-2)-Dallas Bishop Lynch (5-4) contest. In the [...]

By |2018-11-11T13:47:33+00:00November 11th, 2018|Athletics, Campus News, Football|0 Comments

Eagle Football Reclaims District Title with Pulse-Pounding Win over St. Pius X

GAME 10 - Hotze Field Inside Granger Stadium St. Pius X 49 Eagle Football 52 WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Quarterback Peyton Matocha ‘19 put on a dazzling display of talent, skill, precision, will and want with seven touchdowns including four in the third quarter when Eagle Football seized control to rally for a stunning [...]

By |2018-11-13T11:33:07+00:00November 10th, 2018|Athletics, Campus News, Football|0 Comments

Red & White Rocks Friday Night! Resurgent Eagle Football Hosts District Showdown with St. Pius X

GAME 10 - Hotze Field Inside Granger Stadium Eagle Football hosts St. Pius X November 9, 7:00 p.m. WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW The Eagles have regrouped following a shaky September start to rack four wins in six games and take an undefeated district record into the generational series that again culminates with the regular-season [...]

By |2018-12-05T12:20:40+00:00November 6th, 2018|Athletics, Campus News, Football|0 Comments

Essays, Education and Athletic Excellence – Wheeler ’19 Epitomizes St. Thomas Scholar-Athlete

On an October Thursday evening Ian Wheeler ‘19 the scholar was among select St. Thomas students relishing a celebratory salute as they were inducted into the prestigious St. Thomas chapter of the National Honor Society. Twenty-four hours later Wheeler the co-captain was relentless in racking a career-best football performance igniting his Eagle brothers to a [...]

By |2018-11-13T12:29:32+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Academics, Athletics, Campus News, Football|0 Comments

Eagle Football Remains Undefeated in District After Weather-Shortened Victory

GAME EIGHT - Hotze Field inside Granger Stadium San Antonio Antonian College Prep 14 Eagle Football 28 WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Ian Wheeler ‘19 followed his career-best game with two first-half touchdowns including a 62-yard jolt to the end zone to break a second-period tie and propel the Eagles to a weather-shorten win and [...]

By |2018-10-20T20:07:09+00:00October 20th, 2018|Athletics, Campus News, Football|0 Comments

Resilient Eagle Football Captures Commanding Win to Open District Competition

GAME SEVEN: Crusader Stadium, Tomball Eagle Football 27 Tomball Concordia Lutheran 42 WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Quarterback Peyton Matocha ‘19 continued his season-long aerial assault with four touchdown passes and 349 yards while workhorse running back Ian Wheeler ‘19 bullied for 226 yards rushing and two scores as Eagle Football took advantage of a [...]

By |2018-10-19T15:29:54+00:00October 13th, 2018|Athletics, Campus News, Football|0 Comments

Record-Smashing Touchdown Connection Fuels Revitalized Eagle Football to First Win of the Season

GAME FOUR: Stafford Municipal School District Stadium Eagle Football 28 Stafford 21 WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Quarterback Peyton Matocha '19 took part in all four Eagle touchdowns including a stunning record-smashing 98-yard connection with receiver Hunter Cheek ‘19 while a suddenly revitalized defense delivered two essential fourth-quarter stops as Eagle Football registered its first [...]

By |2018-09-24T14:49:04+00:00September 22nd, 2018|Athletics, Campus News, Football|0 Comments