The Urban Legend

Korea unites for the Olympics

Tikloh Bruno-Basaing

April 3, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Korean Peninsula has been saturated with conflict between North and South Korea for decades due to war and politics. Like in many cultures, athletics have been able to provide a level of harmony between the countries. In the past, North and South Korea have united in the name of sports, where th...

Russia at the 2018 Olympics

Phoebe Grandi

April 3, 2018


Filed under Sports

Tensions in the Russian doping scandal have deepened as two participating Russian athletes received positive drug test results in the last weeks of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics. This year, there was noticeably no official Russian team at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Inste...

Emerging underclassmen track stars chase league success

Emerging underclassmen track stars chase league success

Ana Gorski, Editor of Arts and Culture

March 29, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Runners stand before the starting line, waiting in anticipation for a moment no longer than a couple minutes in which they will sprint for 800 meters, or twice around the Kezar Pavilion track. They have been training for this short period of time for months. Their legs tremble with adrenaline, steady,...

Sports regulation complicates athletes’ participation in club and school sports

Lola McAllister, Editor-in-Chief, Design

November 29, 2017


Filed under Sports

Though California Interscholastic Federation Law 600 intends to prevent the overworking of high school athletes, it has ended up having unintended gendered consequences in athletics at The Urban School. The law states that “A student on a high school team becomes ineligible if the student competes in a contest on an ‘outside’ team, in the same sport,...

Where is Urban’s athletic trainer?

Where is Urban’s athletic trainer?

Tallula Ricciardi, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Sports

With over 65 percent of students playing a sport each year, according to the school’s athletics page, it is clear The Urban School’s athletic success is a big part of its students’ identities. However, while some teams have athletic trainers on call, The Urban School does not have an official schoo...

Injured Urban Blues working towards recovery

Lola McAllister, Editor in Chief of Design

October 26, 2017


Filed under Sports

For many athletes, it is a reality that life is riddled with the occasional minor injury. These injuries may keep athletes icing on the sideline for a game or two, but the recovery is fairly minimal. Every once in awhile, an athlete suffers an injury that keeps them from their sport for an extended per...

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