#TBT – Keating ’16 Ignites Eagle Football to Pulse-Pounding Win over Strake Jesuit at NRG Stadium

This story was originally published in September 2015 GAME TWO - NRG STADIUM, NFL HOME OF THE HOUSTON TEXANS Strake Jesuit (1-1) 35 Eagles (2-0) 42 WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Quarterback Michael Keating '16 capped a six-touchdown extravaganza by completing an ad-lib touchdown pass to Drew Guidroz ‘16 in the final maniacal moments to [...]

By |2019-08-21T17:52:30-05:00August 21st, 2019|Athletics, Campus News, Football|0 Comments

Red & White Ready To Rumble – Eagle Football Launches 2019 Season August 30

The ambitious 2019 schedule for Eagle Football includes two generational series, four matchups with UIL programs, an equal split of 10 home-and-away games and an October travel date to San Antonio. AUG. 30 • AT STRAKE JESUIT After hosting Strake Jesuit twice in four years at NRG Stadium, the home of the Houston Texans, the [...]

By |2019-07-25T13:33:49-05:00July 22nd, 2019|Athletics, Football|0 Comments

Twelve Eagle Scholar-Athletes Charting New Courses and Extending Careers to Collegiate Level

With every end, a new beginning. Twelve St. Thomas scholar-athletes across six sports are the latest Eagles to relish their childhood dreams becoming a starburst reality. The opportunity born of skill, passion and serendipity to extend athletic careers to the collegiate level came during the spring for Tucker Alch ‘19, Zach Blice ‘19, Alex Jacobs [...]

Patience Pays for Peyton Matocha ’19 – National Letter of Intent to Miami

Peyton Matocha ‘19 has long performed as if born for the storm, commanding a calm in the tsunami of defensive duress essential to football’s mission critical position. As if he were somehow destined for a future in the swirl of Hurricanes. Matocha’s unquestioned inner quality became ever more valuable throughout his scintillating senior season, as [...]

By |2019-07-29T22:32:21-05:00February 6th, 2019|Athletics, Campus News, Football|0 Comments

Cheek ’19, Matocha ’19 and Dixon ’19 Center Stage on National Signing Day

Three essential contributors to the recent resurgent Eagle Football season are the latest St. Thomas scholar-athletes to continue their careers at the collegiate level. Record-smashing quarterback Peyton Matocha ‘19, reliable receiver Hunter Cheek ‘19 and versatile two-way dynamo Dylan Dixon ‘19 celebrated the February National Signing Day among an enthusiastic wave of family, friends and [...]

By |2019-02-06T17:21:38-05:00February 6th, 2019|Athletics, Campus News, Football|0 Comments

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 |2018-12-06T12:20:44-05:00December 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 |2018-11-28T09:53:23-05:00November 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 |2018-11-18T11:32:01-05:00November 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 |2018-11-11T13:47:33-05:00November 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 |2018-11-13T11:33:07-05:00November 10th, 2018|Athletics, Campus News, Football|0 Comments