The Urban Legend

Urban boys lacrosse players reflect on team’s tumultuous past

Urban boys lacrosse players reflect on team’s tumultuous past

Loki Olin and Editor of Features

June 4, 2019

The Urban boys lacrosse team trudged off the playing field and toward the sideline. They had just been defeated in a May 8 North Coast Section game against Piedmont High School, bringing the 2018 season to a close. The players expected to commence with their standard post-game huddle, but something was amiss...

Who really is Urban’s rival?

Who really is Urban’s rival?

Ian Ryan, Staff Writer

May 28, 2019

Rivalries are a core part of sports, from El Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid to the Bruce Mahoney match between San Francisco high schools Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory and Saint Ignatius College Preparatory. These rivalry games amplify the emotional value of the sport by both pushing...

Opinion: Zion Williamson and the case for paying college athletes

Opinion: Zion Williamson and the case for paying  college athletes

Loki Olin, Features Editor

May 4, 2019

“No one is bigger than the game.” The age-old adage serves as a reminder of humility for aspiring basketball players around the world, and the saying holds true for most athletes. However, an exception has arisen in the form of Zion Williamson, Duke University’s superstar freshman and the 2019 ...

Students weigh in on Urban Athletic Credit system

Students weigh in on Urban Athletic Credit system

Sydney Riemer, Staff Writer

March 28, 2019

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

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...

Girls varsity season ends with 3-7 loss to Sacred Heart

Girls varsity season ends with 3-7 loss to Sacred Heart

Sydney Riemer, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018

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...

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