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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...

Urban’s PA classes offer more than just physical activity

Urban’s PA classes offer more than just physical activity

Griffin Bianchi, Staff Writer

October 15, 2015


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Athletes know the sights, sounds, and smells of their sports. The swoosh of the ball against the net after it flies between the goalie and the post, the buzzer screeching as the first quarter ends, the squeak of basketball shoes on the court, the hollow bounce of the tennis ball against the court. For...

Urban teachers experience massive baby boom

Urban teachers experience massive baby boom

Ariane Goldsmith, Staff Writer

May 27, 2015


Filed under Features, Top Stories

In the past two years at Urban, five teachers have had babies and four more are currently expectant parents: Raina Mast, Laura Hawkins, Sarah Clowes, and Joe Skiffer. Urban has always been supportive of developing families, but the school’s recent baby boom is unprecedented. “The fact that there...

Joe Skiffer reflects on first trimester as Athletic Director

Joe Skiffer reflects on first trimester as Athletic Director

Alex Hoskins-Frame, Staff Writer

February 5, 2015


Filed under Sports

You might have noticed one of the huge changes that the Urban faculty has experienced this past summer: the new big man in sports, Joe Skiffer. After last year’s Athletic Director, Greg Angilly, left to go to Virginia Beach to become the Director of Student Life at Cape Henry Collegiate, there was a chase at the po...

The Urban School of San Francisco versus University High School: Bitter rivalry or petty jealousy?

The Urban School of San Francisco versus University High School: Bitter rivalry or petty jealousy?

Griffin Bianchi, Staff Writer

November 5, 2013


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

During his first month on the job, Greg Angilly was cleaning a closet when he found a curious artifact from Urban’s long gone sports teams — the mysterious “Blue-Red” bell, which once represented a powerful rivalry between Urban and University’s baseball teams. The tradition of the Blue-Red...

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