The Urban Legend

Voices of benchwarmers at Urban

Wes Peters and Kyra Nagle, Sports Editor and Design Managing Editor + Editor of Arts & Culture

January 20, 2020

Benchwarmer. It feels almost like a forbidden word. No one wants to admit that they are one. Benchwarmers practice every day, dress up on game days, and promote their games. Since the Winter season has started up at Urban, lots of people are talking about their sports teams and telling their friends...

MLB playoffs reveal a new generation of baseball

MLB playoffs reveal a new generation of baseball

Wes Peters, Sports Editor

December 4, 2019

After a regular season spanning 162 games, the Major League Baseball (MLB) postseason began on October 1st, 2019 with the Washington Nationals and Milwaukee Brewers playing in the National League Wild Card game. It was the beginning of a whirlwind of games that resulted in the Nationals winning the World...

The unknown talent of our teachers

The unknown talent of our teachers

Aidan Ryan, Sports Editor

August 22, 2017

The Urban School’s faculty is filled with athletic talent. There are several previous Division 1 athletes, who dedicated their college years to constant sport for their university. Below are a few of the D1 teacher athletes at Urban: a baseball player from UC Davis, a basketball player from Boise ...

Urban School spring sports season recap

Jack Gallo, Staff Writer

April 10, 2014

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

HEADS UP! Andrei Dolezal ('15) (left) looks to pass defender Ben Geffner ('14). Skiffer expects players like these to step up their leadership skills and ability.

Alex Johnson, Staff Writer

November 7, 2013

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...

Legend staffers capture the Giants’ 2012 World Series victory parade through photography

Legend staffers capture the Giants' 2012 World Series victory parade through photography

Eli Dinkelspiel, Staff Writer

November 1, 2012

As reported by The San Francisco Chronicle, 1 1/2 tons of confetti rained down upon the World Champion San Francisco Giants and their fans on Oct. 31 as San Francisco celebrated its second World Series victory in three years. Just the confetti used in the parade, held through downtown San Francisco, rep...

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