The Urban Legend

Urban School three-sport athletes open up about managing time and sacrifices

Urban School three-sport athletes open up about managing time and sacrifices

Jack Gallo, Staff Writer

February 10, 2015


Filed under Sports

For some Urban students, managing homework alone can be a challenging enough task. Students who participate in after school athletics do not get a chance start their homework for at least three hours after school, due to practice and commute. As if managing homework was not difficult enough by itself,...

Joe Skiffer reflects on first trimester as Athletic Director

Joe Skiffer reflects on first trimester as Athletic Director

Alex Hoskins-Frame, Staff Writer

February 5, 2015


Filed under Sports

You might have noticed one of the huge changes that the Urban faculty has experienced this past summer: the new big man in sports, Joe Skiffer. After last year’s Athletic Director, Greg Angilly, left to go to Virginia Beach to become the Director of Student Life at Cape Henry Collegiate, there was a chase at the po...

Urban spirit on full display as basketball teams sweep Lick in double-header

Urban spirit on full display as basketball teams sweep Lick in double-header

Jack Gallo, Staff Writer

January 28, 2015


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

“Whose house? Blues' house!” chanted Urban students as they cheered their teams to success. On Friday, Jan. 23, both the Urban girls and boys varsity basketball teams beat Lick-Wilmerding High School in a highly anticipated double-header at Kezar Pavilion. The two games had been advertised throughout...

Is Urban school spirit alive and well?

Is Urban school spirit alive and well?

Griffin Bianchi, Staff Writer

December 28, 2014


Filed under Sports

With winning sports teams, one would think The Urban School of San Francisco would be armed to the teeth with fans in blue paint, enthusiastic cheers, and students flocking to games from all over the Bay Area. Even though the school has met with much athletic success, it seems that the lack of student...

Girls cross country team ends historic season, finishes fifth in state

Girls cross country team ends historic season, finishes fifth in state

Jack Gallo, Staff Writer

December 18, 2014


Filed under Sports

The Urban girls cross country team finished up their season on November 30th, finishing second in their league and fifth in the state of California for Division V. Competing in the BCL (Bay Country League) West along with eight other schools, the girls finished with 15 points, only two points behind...

Boys varsity soccer team ends 2014 campaign, bids farewell to seniors

Boys varsity soccer team ends 2014 campaign, bids farewell to seniors

Jack Gallo, Staff Writer

November 4, 2014


Filed under Sports

On Friday October 24, the varsity boys soccer team ended their 2014 season with a 2-1 loss to Stuart Hall. The loss left the boys with a final record of 4-7-5, finishing in fifth place in their first year under new head coach Danny Cardoza. After Rowan Williams (‘15) scored in the first half, the...

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