The Urban Legend

The Urban School boys varsity tennis team evolves under new coach Jason Pino

Jenna Waldman, staff writer

April 13, 2010

Filed under Sports

The year before Spencer Terris (’10) was a freshman, “the uniform [of the boys varsity tennis team] consisted of tie-dyed shirts and jean shorts.” It was a good metaphor for the way that Urban’s tennis team was perceived: It was not serious, not victorious, and not respected. Fast-forward...

Urban School’s faculty battle it out in March Madness bracket competition

Urban School’s faculty battle it out in March Madness bracket competition

Jason Cinti, Sports writer

April 11, 2010

Filed under Features, Sports

March was a mad time of year in the basketball world- especially for the Urban faculty who competed in a March Madness faculty bracket. This year, 21 faculty members “played for fun” in a competition without monetary bets, said Greg Angilly, Urban's athletic director. Each faculty member created...

Urban School senior Christopher Khoshnevissan awarded Stanford fencing scholarship

Samantha Lucas, staff writer

April 8, 2010

Filed under Sports

At Urban, fencing is not a sport we hear about often. In the last few years, however, Urban has pulled together a fencing team and class, including 13 players. Next year, Christopher Khoshnevissan ('10) will join the highly competitive Pac-10 team at Stanford. We spoke to him about juggling fencing...

Tiger returning to the game, but not as an icon

Tiger returning to the game, but not as an icon

Jason Cinti, Staff writer

March 30, 2010

Filed under Sports, Top Stories

You don’t have to know a thing about golf to realize that sports lost one of its all-time heroes when Tiger Woods crashed his SUV in Florida last November. Unfortunately, Tiger joins a long list of sports heroes whose off-field exploits have tarnished their success. On Feb. 19, Tiger apologized...

Mascot Blues

Daniel Moattar, staff writer

December 10, 2009

Filed under Opinions, Sports

I visited Northwestern University in April during a trip to Chicago. My tour guide was a chatty, generically pretty blonde junior who, for the purpose of this story, I will call Sarah. I was accompanied by a half-dozen fresh arrivals from the West Coast, and none of us, least of all me, were dressed...

Teen athletes, coaches debate A-Rod case

Scott Lucas

July 17, 2009

Filed under Sports

It has been eight years since the pinstriped powerhouse of the American League East has won a World Series. In search of a crown, the Yankees have been throwing millions of Franklins at celebrity athletes. In December of 2007, Alex Rodriguez was the latest beneficiary of the Yankees’ money-grows-ontrees...

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