The Urban Legend

Students weigh in on Urban Athletic Credit system

Students weigh in on Urban Athletic Credit system

Sydney Riemer, Staff Writer

March 28, 2019


Filed under Sports

With 26 competitive teams and a wide range of physical activities that occur during class periods and after school, sports are an integral part of the Urban experience. According to Urban’s website, more than 65 percent of students participate in a team sport, while others participate in other ath...

The changing face of Urban athletics: Urban’s new athletic trainer

The changing face of Urban athletics: Urban’s new athletic trainer

Sydney Reimer, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018


Filed under Sports

According to At Your Own Risk, a website created by the National Athletic Trainers Association, 90 percent of student-athletes have experienced a sports-related injury and 54 percent of students have said that they continued to play their sport while injured. The website claims that in order to make sp...

Final girls varsity tennis match

Sydney Riemer, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusive, Sports

On the afternoon of Oct. 24, 2018, the Urban girl's varsity tennis team, along with a couple high achieving JV players, set their hopes on beating Convent of the Sacred Heart High School and making it to the semi-finals of this year's BCL West playoffs. After a strong, competitive season, the team...

Boys soccer kicks off first winter season

Boys soccer kicks off first winter season

Ian Ryan, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

In December, the boys soccer teams will kick off their seasons in the winter rather than the fall for the first time. Many schools, including Lick-Wilmerding High School, University High School, and Marin Academy, have already made this move to the winter, leaving Urban to compete in a fall league wit...

Urban Swimming team’s positive attitude

Urban Swimming team’s positive attitude

Zoe Lusk, Staff Writer

May 28, 2018


Filed under Sports

Last place. It isn’t a place that many high school teams would like to accept, but for Urban’s swim team, accepting a loss does not mean accepting defeat. Some credit this acceptance of mixed results to the team’s size. Urban’s team has only twelve members, while opponents such as Marin Aca...

Urban School joins in annual March Madness craze

Tikloh Bruno-Basaing, Staff Writer

May 28, 2018


Filed under Sports

From March 13 to April 2, 68 men’s college basketball teams faced off to take home the title of the NCAA Division One March Madness tournament. The tournament is an annual event with games hosted in colleges across the country. Each team represents their school in single elimination games, playing...

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