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Celebrating Valentine’s Day at Urban and beyond

Celebrating Valentine’s Day at Urban and beyond

Olive Lopez, Staff Writer

February 10, 2015

Feb. 14 can be a confusing time. It can be a dreaded day for some, but for others, it’s business as usual. Valentine’s Day falls on a Saturday this year, which means that most Urban students won’t be slipping cards or candy into each other’s boxes on Feb. 14. But it seems like that’s a tradition...

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

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...

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...

Girls varsity basketball trounces rival University at Kezar in front of large crowd

Annakai Geshlider, Special to the Legend

January 23, 2013

Jan. 16- For the first time since the 2009-2010 season, the girls Varsity basketball team beat the University High School Devils on Jan. 17 at Kezar Pavilion. Despite a rough start, the Blues dominated University for the majority of the game and won 62-40. "We started (out) kind of depressing," said Urban...

Blues boys bounce back after early loss to win consolation bracket in Cardinal Classic

Cody Siler, Staff Writer

December 11, 2012

After a tough loss to Carlmont High in overtime on Dec. 6, the Urban boys varsity basketball team rebounded with two decisive victories to finish the Cardinal Classic with a 2-1 record and win the Classic’s consolation bracket. In their Thursday game against Carlmont, the Blues came back from an...

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...

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