The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

Making the cut: how Urban sports teams stay afloat

Ben Katznelson, News Editor March 3, 2022

As a small school—roughly 430 students—Urban sometimes struggles to accumulate and maintain the numbers necessary to field sports teams. Urban Athletic Director Joe Skiffer admits to having faced this...

A tale of two stadiums: Oakland after the A’s

Ezra Bergson-Michelson, Staff Writer February 3, 2022

Right now, the Oakland Athletics, often known as the A’s, are the leaders of two contrasting visions of the city of Oakland: one to revitalize West Oakland into an economic and social asset to the...

Urban boys lacrosse players gather for a photo after a game. Photo credit: Tikloh Bruno-Basaing.

Urban boys lacrosse players reflect on team’s tumultuous past

Loki Olin and Editor of Features June 4, 2019

The Urban boys lacrosse team trudged off the playing field and toward the sideline. They had just been defeated in a May 8 North Coast Section game against Piedmont High School, bringing the 2018 season...

Urban students cheer on their fellow Blues at a basketball game against Lick-Wilmerding. Photo credit: Kathryn Doorey

Who really is Urban’s rival?

Ian Ryan, Staff Writer May 28, 2019

Rivalries are a core part of sports, from El Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid to the Bruce Mahoney match between San Francisco high schools Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory and Saint Ignatius...

The new Warriors stadium, Chase Center, under construction on September 21, 2018

San Francisco awaits the opening of new Warriors stadium

Wes Peters, Staff Writer May 18, 2019

On September 15, 2015, the owners of the NBA’s Golden State Warriors announced plans to build their dream arena, which will be situated in San Francisco, across the bay from their current home in Oakland,...

Results of survey taken between Jan 15 and 18 of 73 Urban students regarding the athletic credits system.
By Kian Nassre, Web Editor

Students weigh in on Urban Athletic Credit system

Sydney Riemer, Staff Writer March 28, 2019

With 26 competitive teams and a wide range of physical activities that occur during class periods and after school, sports are an integral part of the Urban experience. According to Urban’s website,...

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