DeMatha Catholic High School

DeMatha chorus sings at Maryland governor’s inauguration

January 22, 2015

BY MARK GOODSON — DeMatha’s chorus, the Voices of DeMatha, sang Wednesday at the inauguration of newly-elected Gov. Larry Hogan in Annapolis, Md. The group sang a series of songs—such as “America, the Beautiful”—as guests took their seats. Gov. Hogan attended DeMatha before he moved to [read more]

St. Jerome Jaguars win division in turkey shootout

December 3, 2014

BY CHRIS MCMANES — Troy Thomas realizes the significance of his St. Jerome boys basketball team’s B-division tournament championship Sunday. His players might not. Playing in the Coach Dick Brown Memorial Turkey Shootout in Hyattsville, Thomas’ 14-and-under squad won the first Varsity B title [read more]

DeMatha student honored as National Merit Semifinalist

October 9, 2014

BY JAKE EISENBERG — His name is John-Paul Teti, but his friends call him “JP.” The DeMatha Catholic High School senior and Hyattsville resident was recently named a National Merit Scholar Semi-Finalist as a result of his high score on the Practice Student Aptitude Test (PSAT). The cutoff for [read more]

DeMatha renames building after fallen Navy SEAL

August 28, 2014

BY REBECCA BENNETT — According to, DeMatha Catholic High School renamed its convocation center in honor of a U.S. Navy SEAL killed in Afghanistan in 2010. The Gazette reports that the school held a dedication ceremony on August 23 to recognize the Lt. (SEAL) Brendan Looney ‘99 [read more]

Two DeMatha football players receive college offers

June 10, 2014 and both report that DeMatha Catholic High School sophomore Elijah Johnson was made an offer by Rutgers at the Big Man Academy.  Johnson told The o-line coach came over to me and told me and my father to come meet up after the practice was over,” said Johnson, [read more]

A winning season for DeMatha soccer

November 10, 2012

BY SCARLETT SALEM — When DeMatha’s varsity soccer team took to the field November 4 to defend their title as conference champions ─ the final game of the 2012 season ─ it hadn’t lost a game for the past three seasons. It was a 62-game unbeaten streak, and it was ranked number 2 in the [read more]

DeMatha Stags soccer take top spot in national ranking

December 11, 2011

The DeMatha varsity soccer Stags, undefeated for a second season. are number one in national rankings. Photo courtesy DeMatha Catholic High School. Coach Dafydd Evans announced that the DeMatha varsity soccer Stags (20-0-0) have earned the top spot in national rankings by the National Soccer [read more]

Acclaimed DeMatha music director retiring

June 10, 2011

John Mitchell built DeMatha into a music powerhouse before leaving in 2011. Above: His final performance, on May 12, was directing the wind ensemble at the University of Marylandʼs Dekelboum Concert Hall. Photos courtesy DeMatha. BY PAULA MINAERT — On May 12, John Mitchell, Director of Bands at [read more]
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