The Urban Legend

Emerging underclassmen track stars chase league success

Emerging underclassmen track stars chase league success

Ana Gorski, Editor of Arts and Culture

March 29, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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