The official student newspaper of St. John's School.

The Review

The official student newspaper of St. John's School.

The Review

The official student newspaper of St. John's School.

The Review

Alex Miao has been swimming since second grade. He is set to compete in the Canadian Olympic Trials this summer in the 100- and 200-meter butterfly and the 100, 200 and 400 freestyle.

Senior set to swim in Canadian Olympic Trials

Aien Du and William Liang May 8, 2024

When Alex Miao slammed into the wall after taking his final stroke of the 200-meter freestyle during his NCSA meet, the only thing he could hear was the cheers and shouts coming from the bleachers at the...

Cristiano Ronaldo, regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, was the first blockbuster signing of the Saudi League, completing the move to Al Nassr FC in January 2023.

Saudis take the sports world by storm

Zain Imam, Staff Writer May 2, 2024

In the past year, lucrative Saudi groups have stormed the sports world. One sport after another was taken over overnight, most notably, golf with the Professional Golfers’ Association and LIV merger,...

Freshman Olivia Titus tackles the rock wall, being one of few in her sport.

Athletes of niche sports reflect on experiences

William Liang, Staff Writer April 18, 2024

Brian Kim When four-year-old Brian Kim envisioned his future athletic career, he saw himself scoring touchdowns at Skip Lee field or shooting hoops on Liu Court. Now, as a freshman, Kim spends five...

Softball travels to Los Angeles, visiting Disney Land and more. Graphic Design by staffer Ella Hughes.

Spring sports travel during break

Yutia Li, Staff Writer April 8, 2024

Softball in Cali In a hotel lobby on the evening of March 9, head softball coach Isis Amao brought her players together to discuss the itinerary for the upcoming team bonding day. Acting as normal as...

The Maverick softball field does not have lights, meaning teams start games early in the afternoon. Students often have to miss class to get to away games in time.

Time Out: How student athletes respond when school and sports collide

Yutia Li March 21, 2024

After a hectic weekend in Dallas for winter SPC, freshman Thea Popovic wasn’t feeling well when she returned home. Although Popovic attended school on Monday to make up assessments that she had missed...

Upper School counselor Jake Davis speaks with a student struggling with athletic burnout.

Student athletes battle burnout

Bella Dodig March 20, 2024

*Some names have been changed to protect students’ privacy. When Kendall* stepped on Caven for field hockey practice, she anticipated another day of intense drills in the summer heat. What she did...

On Oct. 16, the International Olympic Committee added cricket to the 2028 Summer Olympics which will be held in Los Angeles. Graphic by Joseph from GetArchive, used with permission.

Cricket makes its way into the St. John’s community

Aien Du and Riya Nimmagadda November 14, 2023

Sophomore Suman Muppavarapu’s childhood revolved around cricket. Growing up in Vijayawada, India, for eight years, Muppavarapu spent many afternoons watching and playing the sport.  Often compared...

This year, Fabre served her final season as head coach of the girls’ cross country team, and she’s now transitioning into her new role as head coach of the girls’ soccer team. 

It’s been a good run: Fabre switches gears from cross country to soccer

Amina Zegar and Nia Shetty November 9, 2023

When the girls’ cross country team received a GroupMe notification to bring an extra t-shirt to practice, they immediately knew that something was not quite right. Believing that they were going for...

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) hands off to running back Ryan Grant (25). Rodgers tore his Achilles tendon during a game against the Bills during the 2023 season.

Opinion: It’s time for the NFL to remove turf fields

Arjun Maitra November 2, 2023

For centuries, the power struggle between the proletariat and the bourgeoisie has dominated the factories and the offices. But in recent years, it has become a significant issue in the stadiums. In...

On Oct. 27, the Mavs will take on the Falcons at this years Kinkaid Game.

Football Profiles: Senior Captains

Eshna Das and Gabriel Pope October 26, 2023

On Oct. 27, senior captains Michael Murphy, Stephen Gill, Barret Mossman and Peter McGarry will lead the football team to the Kinkaid Game for their last time as Mavericks. Read up on each senior captain...

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