The Urban Legend

Male athletes at Urban discuss sexual harassment

Male athletes at Urban discuss sexual harassment

Tallula Ricciardi, Arts and Culture Editor

May 5, 2019


Filed under Features

In February, male identifying athletes gathered in Urban’s St. Agnes gym with former NFL player Mark Herzlich and wife Danielle Herzlich to discuss respect towards women, and, more specifically, how to support survivors of sexual assault. The meeting was organized by Urban’s Young Men’s Group (...

Opinion: Zion Williamson and the case for paying college athletes

Opinion: Zion Williamson and the case for paying  college athletes

Loki Olin, Features Editor

May 4, 2019


Filed under Opinions, Sports

“No one is bigger than the game.” The age-old adage serves as a reminder of humility for aspiring basketball players around the world, and the saying holds true for most athletes. However, an exception has arisen in the form of Zion Williamson, Duke University’s superstar freshman and the 2019 ...

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...

Girls varsity season ends with 3-7 loss to Sacred Heart

Girls varsity season ends with 3-7 loss to Sacred Heart

Sydney Riemer, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusive, Sports

On the afternoon of Oct. 24, 2018, the Urban girl's varsity tennis team, along with a couple high achieving JV players, set their hopes on beating Convent of the Sacred Heart High School and making it to the semi-finals of this year's BCL West playoffs. After a strong, competitive season, the team...

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...

The School Newspaper of The Urban School of San Francisco
Sports