The Urban Legend

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

Urban basketball and soccer lose stars, hope to recoup

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...

Fans celebrate, worry as San Francisco Giants prepare to meet St. Louis in NLCS

Eli Dinkelspiel, Staff Writer

October 13, 2012

Even as Giants fans celebrate the first 0-2 comeback in National League championship series history to beat the Cincinnati Reds and advance to the NLCS, a feeling of apprehension lingers as San Francisco faces the 2011 World Series champions, the St. Louis Cardinals. The 2010 World Series champions...

Urban honors athletes, celebrates success at sports banquet

Urban honors athletes, celebrates success at sports banquet

Mara Pleasure, Staff Writer

May 23, 2012

A roar of applause echoed in St. Agnes Gym on May 21 as parents, teachers and students celebrated the naming of Danielle Shorenstein ('12) and Evan Chang ('12) as the 2011-2012 athletes of the year. Spanish teacher and varsity soccer coach Antony Reyes recited his favorite memories of the pair, who led...

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