The Urban Legend

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...

Coaches offer insight into junior varsity sports

Eli Gordon, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


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While Urban’s varsity games attract a lot of attention and sometimes have free food and transportation to and from, frosh-soph and junior varsity sports programs are, as frosh-soph girls’ volleyball coach Kristina Tavisora said, “a little forgotten.” However, they still serve a purpose within Ur...

Freshmen take on varsity fall sports

Tikloh Bruno-Basaing

October 24, 2017


Filed under Sports

As the school year starts up, the fall sports teams get a clean slate for their seasons. The varsity teams have said goodbye to last year’s senior players and are now warming up to new recruits, including several freshmen. Playing at the varsity level of high school athletics comes with a lot of pres...

The unknown talent of our teachers

The unknown talent of our teachers

Aidan Ryan, Sports Editor

August 22, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Urban School’s faculty is filled with athletic talent. There are several previous Division 1 athletes, who dedicated their college years to constant sport for their university. Below are a few of the D1 teacher athletes at Urban: a baseball player from UC Davis, a basketball player from Boise ...

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