The Urban Legend

The ballers of the Salkind Center Gym

Lola McAllister, staff writer

April 27, 2017


Filed under Sports

At around 11:20 a.m., the newly built Mark Salkind Center is a bustling place. People wait anxiously for their food from Flik, students hunch over their laptops to cram for their test next period, while some swish threes and break ankles all over the basketball court. This group of basketballers fl...

The life of skating

Tikloh Bruno-Basaing, Staff Writer

February 8, 2017


Filed under Arts and Culture, Sports

  In the 1950s the modern skateboard was invented as a way for surfers to ride the concrete, according to Scholastic News: Skateboarding. Since then, the sport of skateboarding has created a popular and distinct worldwide culture through videos, clothing, music, and entertainment. Skateboarding ha...

Increased interest in Urban School volleyball creates frosh-soph team

Zoe Meneghetti, Editor-in-Chief of Newspaper

November 2, 2016


Filed under Sports

This year, there has been the biggest increase of girls volleyball players since Athletic Director and Boys Varsity Basketball coach Joe Skiffer has been at Urban. With 38 students showing up to tryouts, the Urban School was able to field not only full varsity and junior varsity teams, but also create ...

San Francisco 49ers make headlines for off field controversy amidst defeat

Ian Shapiro, Editor-in-Chief of Newspaper

October 25, 2016


Filed under Sports

 It was not a good off-season for the San Francisco 49ers. CG technology, a Las Vegas based betting and wagering technology firm, bets that the Niners will lose all 16 of their games by at least two points. This was a huge disappointment to fans who saw the Niners win the NFC title just four years a...

Golden State Warriors set winning record

Golden State Warriors set winning record

Katie Jonckheer, Staff Writer

April 25, 2016


Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

Nothing represents the Bay Area like our sports teams. Not only do we have the revered World Series Champions Giants team, but now we have another feat to be proud of -- the Golden State Warriors, who just set "an N.B.A. record for the most victories in a single season." This season the Warriors won 73 ga...

Teacher Coaches Reflect On what they have learned

Teacher Coaches Reflect On what they have learned

Diego Lopez, Staff Writer

March 29, 2016


Filed under Sports

When Urban’s varsity soccer team won NCS in November, head coach Danny Cardoza was as focused on his A period Spanish class as he was on the game. Cardoza is one of the few teacher-coaches at Urban including Charisse Wu, History teacher, coach of girls volleyball and assistant coach of girls varsit...

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