Football

DeMatha football to open season on national TV

July 11, 2017

BY CHRIS McMANES — Can’t make it to Las Vegas to see DeMatha open its football season? You can still enjoy the game on TV. ESPN will televise the game live. The Stags will put their 17-game winning streak on the line with a game at Bishop Gorman High School. The Gaels dominate football in [read more]

DeMatha football team victory tour rolls on

January 25, 2017

BY CHRIS MCMANES — Since winning its fourth consecutive Washington Catholic Athletic Conference championship in November, the DeMatha Stags football team has been reaping the spoils of victory. It was no surprise the Stags finished No. 1 in The Washington Post’s final Top 20 poll. They held [read more]

DeMatha senior OK after collapsing on field; Stags remain unbeaten

November 7, 2016

BY CHRIS MCMANES — It is common for the DeMatha Catholic football team to say team prayers before and after games. Praying during a game, however, is uncommon. DeMatha senior offensive tackle Marcus Minor collapsed on the field late in the fourth quarter of the Stags’ 21-7 victory over Good [read more]

Top-ranked DeMatha plays rival on national TV Friday night

November 4, 2016

BY CHRIS MCMANES — Despite having locked up the top seed in the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference playoffs, the DeMatha football team won’t have trouble finding motivation to play well Friday night. The No. 1-ranked Stags (9-0, 5-0 WCAC) travel to Olney to face Good Counsel (6-3, 3-2) at [read more]
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