The Urban Legend

Increased interest in Urban School volleyball creates frosh-soph team

Zoe Meneghetti, Editor-in-Chief of Newspaper

November 2, 2016

This year, there has been the biggest increase of girls volleyball players since Athletic Director and Boys Varsity Basketball coach Joe Skiffer has been at Urban. With 38 students showing up to tryouts, the Urban School was able to field not only full varsity and junior varsity teams, but also create ...

Teacher Coaches Reflect On what they have learned

Teacher Coaches Reflect On what they have learned

Diego Lopez, Staff Writer

March 29, 2016

When Urban’s varsity soccer team won NCS in November, head coach Danny Cardoza was as focused on his A period Spanish class as he was on the game. Cardoza is one of the few teacher-coaches at Urban including Charisse Wu, History teacher, coach of girls volleyball and assistant coach of girls varsit...

Urban freshmen playing varsity sports reveal their secrets to success

Ariane Goldsmith, Staff Writer

December 8, 2015

ALIZA MAYER How and when did you start playing tennis? “I started playing tennis when I was four years old, just taking lessons. In seventh grade I played for the United States Tennis Association, which was a competition for San Francisco tennis players and also sponsor the US Open.” ...

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

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...

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. ...

Girls varsity volleyball falls to Drew Dragons in four sets

Girls varsity volleyball falls to Drew Dragons in four sets

Aideen Murphy, Staff Writer

August 28, 2012

Despite a St. Agnes gym packed with hopeful Blues fans, the girls varsity volleyball team suffered a loss at the hands of the Drew Dragons on Tuesday, Aug. 28, in Urban's first game of the preseason. The games never strayed far out of the Blues' reach, including one narrow 25-23 set loss. "All of our spirits wer...

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