The Review

Photo Gallery: Fall sports teams resume games

Boys’ volleyball captain Jackson Peakes coils his arm to spike the ball past the Houston Volleyball Academy blockers.

Lexi Guo and Kate Vo

October 13, 2020

Following COVID-19 guidelines, fall sports teams began competing against Houston schools in non-SPC affiliated games.

Field Hockey adapts practices for social distancing

The field hockey team participates in a drill on Finnegan Field.

Edward Chen, Staff Writer

September 30, 2020

Throughout the reopening process, field hockey has held regular optional practices despite having no scheduled games.  Because tryouts were initially postponed, practices are open to anybody who intends to play field hockey during the fall season. Interested players meet five times a week for an hour...

Cross Country holds time trial, prepares for unofficial meets

Girls' cross-country head coach Rachel Fabre speaks to her team.

Rahul Lal and Cameron Ederle

September 28, 2020

Despite the official cancellation of all SPC-affiliated meets, the boys’ and girls’ cross-country teams have continued to practice.  According to boys’ captain Pierce Ederle, the team warms up and works out in smaller groups to maintain social distancing but still accomplishes as much as it wou...

Football anticipates non-SPC games

The football team conducts a drill for their quarterbacks and receivers.

Ellie Monday, Staff Writer

September 26, 2020

Shortened to an hour a day, the football team’s Phase II minimal-contact practice consists of position-group work and ends with 20 minutes of conditioning. The coaches have not yet held full team scrimmages in order to maximize time-restricted position drills and respect social distancing guidelines. ...

Volleyball teams adjust to COVID-19 guidelines

The boys' volleyball team stretches underneath “Big Red,” the outdoor basketball court.

Leo Morales and Cameron Ederle

September 24, 2020

In Phase II of the athletics reopening plan, administrators allowed the volleyball teams to practice in the gym at limited capacity. In addition to wearing masks and practicing social distancing, players must sanitize their hands during breaks and cannot use water fountains or locker rooms. Before and aft...

Sports practices resume on campus

The field hockey team participates in a drill on Finnegan Field.

Mia Hong, Lexi Guo, Yasmin Stein, and Afraaz Malick

September 15, 2020

With the implementation of the low-density campus plan, many student athletes have resumed on-campus learning in addition to their sports practices.

SPC cancels fall athletic season

The field hockey team celebrates after winning SPC in 2019. This year, however, the fall SPC season has been cancelled.

Ellie Monday, Staff Writer

August 31, 2020

On Aug. 21, the Southwest Preparatory Conference’s Board of Directors announced the cancellation of the 2020 fall SPC athletic season. 

Coaches challenged to cover 2,020 miles in memory of lost season

The SJS Track & Field team at last year's SPC championship.

Cameron Ederle, Staff Writer

May 20, 2020

SPC coaches participated in a challenge to run, bike or walk a collective 2020 miles on May 2, the date that would’ve been the final day of spring SPC. 

Athletes adapt to stay-at-home orders, SPC cancels spring season

Hay throws a pitch in his backyard while in quarantine.

Russell Li, Staff Writer

April 13, 2020

On March 31, the SPC conference announced the cancellation of the entire 2020 spring sports season, including the SPC championships.

Students run Aramco Half Marathon

Seniors Aidan Aguilar, Travis Ho and Ian Mayral Boyle ran the half marathon.

Rahul Lal, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

Many members of the SJS community ran the Aramco Half Marathon on Jan. 19.

SJS vs Episcopal boys’ basketball game: Photo Gallery

Point guard Brian Gordon dribbles the ball during the fourth quarter.

Grace Randall, Assistant Design Editor

February 7, 2020

On Jan. 31, the boys' basketball team played Episcopal in a home game.

Girls’ basketball prepares for rematch against Kinkaid at SPC after buzzer-beating win

Girls' basketball prepares for rematch against Kinkaid at SPC after buzzer-beating win

Russell Li, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

On Dec. 6, the girls’ basketball team, led by captains Holt and Ana Rodriguez, defeated Kinkaid 44-42 in the semifinals of the Greater Houston Tip-off Classic.

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