The Urban Legend

Urban School swim team ends season on high note, finally has fans for support

Olivia Morfit, Staff Writer

May 22, 2014


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The cheering fans were audible from the street as the Urban swim team earned a victory in their last meet of the season. The Blues swam hard against Drew School on May 7 at the Boys and Girls Club in the Haight, mirroring the way that they had trained for the previous few months. Joe Skiffer, assistant...

Urban School fencing team wins All-City championship

Olivia Morfit, Staff Writer

May 8, 2014


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For the first time in the Urban School’s history, the boys fencing team won the All-City Championship on April 19, 2014 at Stuart Hall High School. In fencing, each individual team member’s rank is combined into an overall score for the school. Although Lowell High School won the cumulative ...

Urban School spring sports season recap

Jack Gallo, Staff Writer

April 10, 2014


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

As we head into spring break, Urban athletes will receive well deserved time off from both classes and practices. With most, if not all of their seasons complete, potential playoff runs grow nearer and nearer. Let’s take a look back on how our Blues squads have done up until now. Girls soccer: Holding...

Urban basketball and soccer lose stars, hope to recoup

Urban basketball and soccer lose stars, hope to recoup

Alex Johnson, Staff Writer

November 7, 2013


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Every sports coach, at some point in his or her career, has had to face the question that legendary country singer George Jones once sang about: “Who’s going to fill their shoes?” Fans of the 1998 Chicago Bulls were riddled with fear for the upcoming 1999 season without star player and basketball...

The Urban School of San Francisco versus University High School: Bitter rivalry or petty jealousy?

The Urban School of San Francisco versus University High School: Bitter rivalry or petty jealousy?

Griffin Bianchi, Staff Writer

November 5, 2013


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

During his first month on the job, Greg Angilly was cleaning a closet when he found a curious artifact from Urban’s long gone sports teams — the mysterious “Blue-Red” bell, which once represented a powerful rivalry between Urban and University’s baseball teams. The tradition of the Blue-Red...

Urban School swimmers battle Lick-Wilmerding, Drew School in final meet of first-ever season

Urban School swimmers battle Lick-Wilmerding, Drew School in final meet of first-ever season

Sam Johnson and Aleah Jennings-Newhouse

May 22, 2013


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

They came, they saw, they swam. In the final meet of the 2013 swim season, Urban put up a strong battle against both the Lick-Wilmerding and Drew School swim teams at City College of San Francisco on May 3. Laurel Taschetta (’16) was able to take home the only Urban 1st place spot in the 100...

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