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...

Illustration credit: Ezra Bergson-Michelson.

MLB strikes out on labor negotiations

Ezra Bergson-Michelson, Staff Writer March 3, 2022

On December 1, the Contract Bargaining Agreement (CBA) between Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Major League Baseball Player Association (MLBPA) came to a long-awaited end. The CBA regulates wages,...

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’s Head Varsity Baseball Coach Oz Sailors makes history

Ben Katznelson, Opinions Editor June 7, 2021

In the fall of 2020, Oz Sailors accepted the role of head baseball coach at the Urban School of San Francisco as the successor of longtime head coach Noah Bowling. Roughly six months later, she made headlines...

A year in review: 2020-2021

Maya Campbell, Editor in Chief, Online June 7, 2021

First Day of School August 31, 2020 The absence of the Senior Raid into the Salkind Center gym on August 31, 2020, marked an untraditional start to the 2020-2021 school year, yet other ASM traditions...

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...

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