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Girls varsity basketball defeats defending North Coast Section champs St. Joe’s

Girls varsity basketball defeats defending North Coast Section champs St. Joe’s

Aideen Murphy, Staff Writer

December 6, 2012

Urban’s girls varsity basketball demonstrated its skill and determination in a victory over the two-time North Coast Section defending champions St. Joseph Notre Dame School of Alameda by a score of 51-39 on Wednesday, Dec. 5 at Kezar Pavilion. “Before the game, we talked about how this game is...

Girls varsity volleyball focuses on positive energy in face of 2-9 record

Girls varsity volleyball focuses on positive energy in face of 2-9 record

Hannah Berk, Staff Writer

October 13, 2012

At first glance, it’s hard to see why the varsity girls volleyball team shows so much pride: After all, a 2-9 record usually puts a damper on a team’s energy. But co-captains Abby Lowenthal (’13) and Haley Witt (’13) have managed to keep the Blues engaged and competitive in their season so far. ...

Popular San Francisco high school sports news website stays alive despite budget crisis

Popular San Francisco high school sports news website stays alive despite budget crisis

Jason Cinti, Staff Writer

February 23, 2012

Log on to SanFranPreps.com, one of the only sources of coverage for high school sports in the Bay Area, and you will immediately notice a “Help Keep SanFranPreps.com Alive” button in the top right corner. According to the website, in the summer of 2011, Jeremy Balan, the founder of SanFranPreps....

Varsity boys basketball claws its way to top of BCL in sweep of Wildcats

Varsity boys basketball claws its way to top of BCL in sweep of Wildcats

Eli Dinkelspiel, Staff Writer

January 29, 2012

A deafening roar swept over Hagan Gym on Friday, Jan. 27, as countless Urban supporters chanted with an intensity not often heard at an Urban game. Along with the traditional "Who's house? Blues’ house!" call and response, a new cheer shook the gym. "Beat MA! Beat MA! Beat MA," screamed dozens of...

Girls varsity soccer loses to Marin Academy in penalty kicks

Jamie Friedman, Staff writer

May 21, 2011

For the first time ever, the girls varsity  soccer team battled Marin Academy in a NCS game on May 18. Battling under the lights of Kezar at 7:30 pm, Urban battled and lost the game 4-2 in penality kicks. According to Jenna Waldman ('12), a starting forward, Urban "dominated the game from the starting...

Men’s volleyball battles College Prep

Jamie Friedman, Staff writer

May 10, 2011

The men's volleyball team battled College Prep at 4:30 on May 5th. With close games with the scores 25-20, 25-20, and 25-10, the vollelyball team lost yet fought hard until the last game. One player on the team, Evan Chang, 12' says, "In the last game, we couldn't return one of the other player's serve...

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