The Urban Legend

Students weigh in on Urban Athletic Credit system

Students weigh in on Urban Athletic Credit system

Sydney Riemer, Staff Writer

March 28, 2019


Filed under Sports

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, more than 65 percent of students participate in a team sport, while others participate in other ath...

The changing face of Urban athletics: Urban’s new athletic trainer

The changing face of Urban athletics: Urban’s new athletic trainer

Sydney Reimer, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018


Filed under Sports

According to At Your Own Risk, a website created by the National Athletic Trainers Association, 90 percent of student-athletes have experienced a sports-related injury and 54 percent of students have said that they continued to play their sport while injured. The website claims that in order to make sp...

Boys soccer kicks off first winter season

Boys soccer kicks off first winter season

Ian Ryan, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

In December, the boys soccer teams will kick off their seasons in the winter rather than the fall for the first time. Many schools, including Lick-Wilmerding High School, University High School, and Marin Academy, have already made this move to the winter, leaving Urban to compete in a fall league wit...

Coaches offer insight into junior varsity sports

Eli Gordon, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


Filed under Sports

While Urban’s varsity games attract a lot of attention and sometimes have free food and transportation to and from, frosh-soph and junior varsity sports programs are, as frosh-soph girls’ volleyball coach Kristina Tavisora said, “a little forgotten.” However, they still serve a purpose within Ur...

Is Urban Educating Us?

Is Urban Educating Us?

Zachary Ngin, Book Critic

February 5, 2016


Filed under Features, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Each day at Urban, my peers leave me in awe. They have diverse interests, take advanced classes, speak multiple languages, and hold the future in their palms. They dance so quickly to the rhythm of the school day that they often collide in the stairwell. They have the grace to immediately forgive and for...

What do Urban Athletes eat on Game Day?

Colin Heath, Staff Writer

December 8, 2015


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

According to Urban’s website, sixty percent of the student body plays an Urban sport. But what do Urban athletes eat before games and meets?   The results were varied: Lucas Lepinard (’17), a cross-country runner said that he usually eats “carbs, a lot of meat, no vegetables, no ve...

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