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2024

  • June

    Olympic Goals: Bing Makes 2024 U.S. Olympic Women's Field Hockey Team

    Congratulations to Olympian field hockey goalkeeper Kelsey Bing ‘16, one of 16 athletes to make the U.S. Olympic Women's Field Hockey Team that will compete at the Paris 2024 Summer Olympic Games. 

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  • Maverick Stampede: Spring Season Highlights

    Sam Chambers
    St. John's Mavericks aimed for the fences, the T, flagsticks, the five-hole, finish lines, and more targets this spring season. Baseball won the SPC Championship for the first time since 1991. Girls Golf carded a seventh consecutive SPC championship. Girls and Boys Lacrosse finished runners-up at SPC. Girls and Boys Tennis combined to win their first coed TTCA State Championship, and both teams finished third at SPC. Girls Track & Field and Boys Golf also finished third and Softball finished 4th. The Girls won the SPC Directors Cup and the Boys finished a close second. Congratulations to all the Maverick teams and new Athletic Director David Cohn for all their efforts. Beyond the cloisters, the class of 2024 will send a record number of 32 alumni to compete in the NCAA's starting this fall. The veteran NCAA Mavs raised the bar for them to follow by setting new records, putting up conference banners, and holding up national championship hardware in the spring season alone. 

    Please click here for the complete 2024 Spring Season Maverick Stampede.
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  • St. John’s Names Emily White to Lead Field Hockey Program

    Sam Chambers
    St. John’s is pleased to announce that Emily White will be the new Head Coach of Field Hockey and Middle School Athletic Director. White has been Head Field Hockey Coach of Episcopal High School of Houston for the past seven years. She also served as Assistant Athletic Director, English teacher, and leader of several councils for EHS. White grew up in Glen Falls, NY, and attended the University of Albany where she was a major contributor to the field hockey program. She co-captained the Great Danes to the 2015 NCAA D1 semifinals and was on three American East Conference championship teams. Off the field, White served on the Student-Athlete Advisory Council representing all the University of Albany athletic teams. St. John’s welcomes Coach White to the Maverick community!
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  • May

    All-SPC/State

    2024 Spring Season All-SPC

    Baseball: Sam Chase, Walker Dellinger, Nolan Hughes, Carson Luna 
    Softball: Ally Hong, Avery Peakes 
    Boys Golf: Stockard Bragan, Aidan Xu
    Girls Golf: Brielle Burns, Kendace Lee, Kenna Lee, Audrey Liu
    Boys Lacrosse: Cole Allen, Brooks Danile, Sebastian Rodriguez, Reese Stepanian
    Girls Lacrosse: Gracey Crawford, Eliza Perrin, Caroline Peterson, Harper Rhee 
    Boys Tennis: Kieran Coffey, Khaleel Walji
    Girls Tennis: Kayden Johnson, Nadia Khera
    Boys Track & Field: Henry Caputo, Marshall Dunahoe, Jack Litton, Akash McCracken, Connor Walsh, Andrew Wasserman, Danny Wasserman, 
    Girls Track & Field: Reese Animashuan, Caroline Basu, Bella Cantorna, Jackie Chapman, Dylan Davis, Ava Mostyn, Bianca Sieler, Journey Zulueta 

    2024 Spring Season All-State
    Girls Lacrosse: Cate Adams, Caroline Peterson, Harper Rhee, Ashley Ringold
    Boys Lacrosse: Reese Stepanian
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  • Sebastian Williams-Adams Selected to USA Basketball Men’s U18 National Team Training Camp

    Sebastian Williams-Adams '25 has been selected by the USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team Committee to attend the 2024 USA Basketball Men’s U18 National Team training camp held in Colorado Springs starting May 23rd.  Williams-Adams will be one of thirty players looking to land a spot on the 12-member team competing in the 2024 FIBA U18 Men's AmeriCup in Buenos Aires. 
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  • St. John's School 2024 College Bound Student Athletes

    St. John’s School Class of 2024 NCAA Commitments

    St. John’s School Class of 2024 NCAA Commitments 
     
    Matías Adrogué – Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO) – Football (D3)
    Reese Animashaun – Vanderbilt University* (Nashville, TN) – Volleyball (D1)
    Juliana Boon – Northwestern University* (Evanston, IL) – Field Hockey (D1)
    Brielle Burns – University of Illinois – (Champaign, IL) – Golf (D1)
    Bella Cantorna – Davidson College* (Davidson, NC) – Track & Field (D1)  
    Kaitlyn Chang – Yale University (New Haven, CT) – Field Hockey (D1 Ivy)
    Sam Chase – Washington and Lee University (Lexington, VA) – Baseball (D3)
    Brooks Danile – Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT) – Lacrosse (D3)
    Alden Davenport – Millsaps College (Jackson, MS) – Soccer (D3)
    Chloe Davis – Rhodes College (Memphis, TN) – Volleyball (D3)
    Walker Dellinger – Amherst College (Amherst, MA) – Baseball (D3)
    Stephen Gill – Trinity University (San Antonio, TX) – Football (D3)
    Zell Godbold – Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC) – Baseball (D1)
    Avrey Goodgame – Haverford College (Haverford, PA) – Field Hockey (D3)
    Adley Halligan – Southwestern University (Georgetown, TX) – Basketball (D3)
    Annika Hensel – Macalester College (St. Paul, MN) – Swimming (D3)
    Nick Hensel – Denison University (Granville, OH) – Swimming (D3)
    Sam Humphries – Hamilton College (Clinton, NY) – Baseball (D3)
    Kristina Johnson – University of Maryland* (College Park, MD) – Field Hockey (D1)
    Nadia Khera – Tufts University (Medford, MA) – Tennis (D3)
    Hailey King – Stanford University (Stanford, CA) – Field Hockey (D1)
    Carson Luna – University of Texas* (Austin, TX) – Baseball (D1)
    Alexandra Madrid – Brown University (Providence, RI) – Field Hockey (D1 Ivy)
    Alex Miao – Cornell University (Ithaca, NY) – Swimming (D1 Ivy)
    Ava Mostyn – Columbia University – (New York, NY) – Track & Field (D1 Ivy)
    Lillian Poag – MIT (Cambridge, MA) – Swimming (D3)
    Sarah Shelburne – Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH) – Soccer (D1 Ivy)
    Libby Smith – Princeton University (Princeton, NJ) – Field Hockey (D1 Ivy)
    Adam Tibary – Hendrix College (Conway, AR) – Soccer (D3)
    Alexis Triantaphyllis – Colby College (Waterville, ME) – Soccer (D3)
    Danny Wasserman – Southwestern University (Georgetown, TX) – Soccer (D3)
    Cora West – University of Findlay* (Findlay, OH) – Lacrosse (D2)
     
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  • 2024 SPC Champions!

    SPC Super Saturday: Baseball Wins First Title Since 1991

    Sam Chambers
    The 2024 Spring SPC Championships are in the books. Girls and Boys Tennis both finish in third place with wins over Hockaday and Kinkaid respectively. Softball finished fourth in a 7-6 loss to Houston Christian. Girls Track & Field finished third and Boys Track & Field ended in sixth place. Girls Golf recently won the 4A Championship while Boys Golf finished third. Baseball, the last team standing, beat cross-town rival Episcopal 6-4 for their first SPC championship since 1991.
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  • 2024 Girls Golf SPC Champions

    SPC Champs: Girls Golf Wins Seventh Consecutive Title

    Congratulations to St. John's Varsity Girls Golf for winning their 7th consecutive SPC Championship. The Mavs were led by four All-SPC golfers. Brielle Burns won the individual title. Kenna and Kendace Lee tied for 3rd and Audrey Liu finished 10th!

    Final 4A team results:
    1. St Johns (618)
    2. John Cooper (652)
    3. Kinkaid & Episcopal Houston (tie 728)
    4. Hockaday (733)
    5. Greenhill (760)
     
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  • Head Boys Basketball Coach Josh Boone

    St. John’s Names Josh Boone to Lead Boys Basketball Program

    Sam Chambers
    St. John’s is pleased to announce that Josh Boone will be the new Head Coach of Boys Varsity Basketball. Having served as the Boys Varsity Basketball Assistant Coach for the past two seasons, Boone is no stranger to campus. A first-round NBA draft pick with the New Jersey Nets, NCAA national champion with UConn, and 16-year professional basketball player, Boone has played with and against some of the best players of all time. Boone has played in 11 countries and brings a broad perspective to his new role at St. John’s. 
     
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  • April

    Girls Golf 2024 HJPC Champions

    HJPC Champs!

    Congratulations to Middle School Girls Golf and Softball for winning HJPC!
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  • March

    Mavericks Land Houston Chronicle Boys Basketball and Wrestling Honors

    Congratulations to Braden Lane on being named Private School Boys Wrestler of the Year by the Houston Chronicle. Mason Lum, Nico Sturgis, Yahya Mir, and Noah Jamison were also named to the All-Greater Houston Private School Team.

    Congratulations also to Malachi Booker who was selected as the Houston Chronicle Private School Basketball Newcomer of the Year and to Sebastian Williams Adams who received first-team basketball honors.  
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  • All-SPC

    Congratulations to the following 2024 winter-season All-SPC honorees:

    Boys Basketball: Malachi Booker, Sebastian Williams-Adams 
    Girls Basketball: Adley Halligan
    Boys Soccer: Danny Wasserman
    Girls Soccer: Avery Mirza, Theodora Popovic, Sarah Shelburne
    Boys Swimming & Diving: Nick Hensel, Alex Miao, Daniel Chen, Evan Williams, Andrew Zhao
    Girls Swimming & Diving: Katie Czelusta, Aien Du, Annika Hensel, Lillian Poag, Sarah Spalding
    Wrestling: Spencer Arouty, Cameron Baird, Wyatt Childers, Henry Denham, Noah Jamison, Braden Lane, Jet Ligums, Mason Lum, Michael Mann, Yahya Mir, Barrett Mossman, Sebi Rodriguez, Nico Sturgis
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  • State Champs- Girls and Boys Tennis Net First State Title

    St. John’s Girls’ & Boys’ Varsity Tennis won the TTCA Private School State Coed Team Tennis Championship held in Bryan-College Station on March 1-2, 2024. This was the first state title in tennis for St. John’s, who was the third seed overall. On Friday, the Mavericks defeated Antonian College Prep of San Antonio 7-0 followed by a 12-1 win over Grace Community High School of Tyler. On Saturday, the Mavericks defeated the number 2 seed Strake Jesuit/St. Agnes 7-1.  In the championship match, St. John’s defeated the 1 seed John Cooper School 7-2. 
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  • February

    Winter SPC Highlights

    The Winter SPC Championships wrapped up on Saturday in Houston. Wrestling grabbed their 10th SPC Championship scoring 230 pts. Boys' Basketball, Girls' Soccer, and Boys' Swimming & Diving finished third. Girls' Basketball and Girls' Swimming & Diving finished 5th. Boys' Soccer finished 7th. 
    Way to go, Mavericks!
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  • 2024 Prep State Champions

    2024 Prep State Champs

    St. John's Wrestling followed up on their fifth State Duals Championship two weeks ago with a seventh Prep State title.  Every wrestler contributed to the first-place score of 195 points. Bishop Lynch (144) finished second, followed by St. Thomas (141.5), All Saints (129), Kinkaid (128.5), St. Mark's (120), Liberty Christian (113), FWCD (52), EHS (47.5), and Trinity Christian (47.5) to round out the top ten schools. 

    Braden Lane won the 106 weight class.  Nico Sturgis (144), Yahya Mir (165), and Noah Jamison (215) finished second place. Mason Lum (126), Jet Ligums (132), and Barrett Mossman (138) all took third. Spencer Arouty (120), Henry Denham (157), and Wyatt Childers (HW) landed in fourth. 

    St. John's hosts the 2024 SPC Championships on Saturday, 2/10/24. 
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  • January

    2024 HJPC Champions

    Middle School Champs: Boys Basketball & Wrestling

    8th-grade boys Basketball won the HJPC tournament for the second year in a row, and Middle School Wrestling finished the season by winning their 10th consecutive state title. Congratulations, Mavericks!
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  • 2024 Prep State Duals Champions

    State Champs: Wrestling Grabs Another Title

    Sam Chambers
    St. John's Wrestling continues to roll out wins and championships. The Mavericks won their fifth consecutive Prep State Dual championship by outscoring their opponents by 278 points combined. St. John’s defeated Cornerstone 70-8, McKinney Christian 72-9, Bishop Gorman 70-12, Kinkaid 52-20, St. Mark’s 61-15, and host Bishop Lynch 44-27. In the championship dual, Mason Lum '25 picked up his 100th career win for St. John’s. On February 3, St. John’s travels to Cornerstone Christian, San Antonio for the Prep State championship. St. John’s will host the SPC championship on February 10. 
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  • Kelsey Bing '16 and USWNT Qualify for 2024 Olympics

    Sam Chambers
    USA Field Hockey qualified for the 2024 Olympic Games in France in July. USA was one of three teams to advance to Paris in the last qualifying tournament held this past week in India. USA lost out in a bid for the Olympics in November losing to Argentina in the Pan Am gold medal game in Santiago. The United States still made the qualifying tournament and took advantage of the opportunity by defeating Japan in a semi-final showdown. Down 1-0 in the first quarter, USA found a seam in the fourth period after back-to-back saves by goalkeeper Kelsey Bing ’16 (#31). USA scored two quick goals to take the lead over Japan and held on for the win, and a trip to Paris. Bing was selected as the Goalkeeper of the Tournament.

    “It’s hard to describe in words what this means to me and our team," said Bing. "Four years ago, we were in India for Olympic Qualification. We had a heartbreaking loss where we missed out on the Tokyo Olympics. It means so much to our team to not only qualify for the Olympics but do so here in India. I am so proud of the hard work and belief this team has had over the past Olympic cycle as we have had lots of change. We are looking forward to representing both the United States and all the people who have supported us along the way at the upcoming Paris Olympics.” 
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