Matocha ’19 State High Jump Champion to Lead Eagles at TAPPS Championships

Peyton Matocha '19 tied the state record in winning the high jump title at the TAPPS state track and field championships at the Clyde Hart Track and Field Stadium at Baylor University in Waco. Matocha cleared 6-04 to match his same performance in placing second at state as a freshman in 2016 and equaled the [...]

By |2018-07-19T17:12:38+00:00May 7th, 2017|Track & Field|0 Comments

#TBT Eagle Track and Field Claims 100th State Championship in School History

This story was originally published in May 2016 One of the most versatile and acclaimed track competitors to wear the Red & White provided the irresistible force behind the Eagles dramatic run to the TAPPS 5A track and field championship ... and a sport which often occupies an obscure corner of athletic life will now [...]

By |2018-07-19T17:12:38+00:00May 4th, 2017|Track & Field|0 Comments

Legendary UH and USA Coach Tom Tellez Assisting Eagle Track and Field

In the early 1990s Eagle Track and Field coach Nathan Labus was a newbie to the roaring University of Houston program which for years had doubled as the defacto training grounds for Olympic gold rushes from Team USA. Under the piercing Texas sun which would routinely beat down on a reddish-brown oval surrounded by the [...]

By |2018-07-19T17:12:50+00:00January 31st, 2017|Track & Field|0 Comments

Eagle Athletics Earns Seventh Consecutive TAPPS All-Sports Award

The annual St. Thomas Spring Sports Banquet again provided not only a celebration of individual and team accomplishment but also served as an emphatic declaration that Eagle athletics continues to set the standard as the premiere private school program in Texas. For the seventh consecutive academic year STH has earned the TAPPS All-Sports Award after [...]

Spring Signing Celebration Salutes More Than Two Dozen Eagles Embracing College Athletic Opportunities

What has become an annual spring ritual measured with a deeper impact than even the most magnified occasions in the past. The May signing celebration played before a packed Hall of Honor in Cemo Auditorium and saluted more than two dozen Eagles representing seven St. Thomas sports ... all now afforded desired university destinations stretching [...]