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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

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

“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

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

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

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...

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

Olivia Morfit, Staff Writer

May 22, 2014

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...

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