The Urban Legend

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


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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


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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 ...

Cycling shows prevalence among Urban Students

August Ackley, Staff Writer

June 2, 2017


Filed under Sports

In the spring of 2017, the Urban School of San Francisco began offering an indoor cycling class in addition to rock climbing, strength & conditioning, and other physical activity classes. Cycling is a way for Urban School students to earn their physical activity credits and exercise socially wi...

Why Aren’t Urban Athletes Recruited?

Jack Cogen, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017


Filed under Sports

The recent successes of Urban’s sports teams may have raised the school’s athletic standing among peers at other Bay Area independent schools but have not yet translated to increased recruiting by colleges known for their sports.     Joe Skiffer, the Urban School Athletic Director, said “eight current...

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