Terrific Eagle Trio Celebrates College Football’s Early National Signing Day

St. Thomas emphatically closed the most difficult season in the history of Texas high school football with a night of raucous Red & White revelry that included celebrating the first National Signing Day for the Class of 2021. A terrific trio of scintillating talents sat center stage in Reckling Gymnasium for a final rousing roar [...]

By |2021-01-28T16:00:53-06:00December 21st, 2020|Athletics, Football|0 Comments

National Signing Day || Will Rizzo ’21 and Max Chung ’21 Charting New Courses

Even the chaos concocted by the coronavirus colliding with the circus-like aftermath of a surreal presidential ballot count could not slow tried and true Americana - November National Signing Day. The month’s first Wednesday routinely caps the latest coast-to-coast carnival of frenzied recruiting, COVID be damned. Will Rizzo ‘21 and Max Chung ‘21 paired for [...]

By |2020-11-12T14:00:00-06:00November 12th, 2020|Athletics, Baseball, Campus News, Student Life|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 |2019-02-06T17:21:38-06:00February 6th, 2019|Athletics, Campus News, Football|0 Comments

Banes ’18 Extends Family Football Legacy with UH

Man-child Max Banes ‘18 cannot remember a time, even as far back as when he was never quite a tiny tot when the Houston Cougars were not his household’s blood-rooting interest. “My baby book has a ticket from my first game when I was less than a year old,” Banes admits. Now measuring a robust [...]

By |2018-07-19T17:12:13-05:00December 20th, 2017|Football|0 Comments

Two-Time TAPPS All-State Meaney ’18 Punches Ticket with Longhorn Baseball

When Hurricane Harvey hit and hovered over Houston for days, a historic storm with an intensity and scope so enormous that weather forecasters, first responders, the victims, everyone really, couldn’t believe their eyes, Owen Meaney ‘18 discovered a large symbol of individual triumph in the midst of tumultuous disaster. Throughout August Meaney’s primo pitching prowess [...]

By |2018-07-19T17:12:17-05:00November 13th, 2017|Baseball|0 Comments
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