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Vaulting Over the Competition

Vaulting Over the Competition

Skye Schoenhoeft

April 9, 2019


Filed under Profiles, Sports

It is not often that you meet an athlete at Tam whose sport is relatively unheard of. At school, we celebrate success in activities like basketball, soccer, or mountain biking. Yet, for athletes like sophomore Isabel Jasper, sports go beyond the status quo. As a dedicated vaulter, Jasper can be found pe...

Clodagh Mellet: Breaking Away

Clodagh Mellet: Breaking Away

Kara Kneafsey

April 9, 2019


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Ranked 16th in the Nation last year, and now racing at the pro level, senior Clodagh Mellet is taking Tam High Mountain Biking by storm. Mellet is one of the few girls on the team this year, however, this has not stopped her from placing top three in the state. Prior to high school, Mellet never anticipat...

Boys’ Lacrosse Wins at Justin-Siena

Boys’ Lacrosse Wins at Justin-Siena

Cal Mitchell

May 22, 2018


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

On Monday evening, April 23, the Tam boys’ lacrosse team traveled north to face league foes Justin Siena, and came away with a decisive 13-9 victory to move to 11-6 overall. The Hawks were led by senior attackman Josh Herz, who racked up four goals with plenty of extra support from the multi-faceted ...

Softball Playoff Picture

Softball Playoff Picture

Adam Tolson

May 22, 2018


Filed under Sports

The varsity softball team will enter the MCAL playoffs in a good spot. Lead by a strong underclassman core of sophomores Sofia Piambo, Olivia Page, and Kassidy Stetler, the Hawks have managed a 10-6 MCAL record (as of May 10). “I’m very impressed with how much we’ve improved since the beginning of...

Tam Baseball Rolls Over Redwood

Tam Baseball Rolls Over Redwood

Eddie Schultz

May 3, 2018


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

Tam Baseball had their way with Redwood on Tuesday, May 1, in a 12-1 away victory. “Our outfield played an unbelievable game and our new freshman Charlie Boyle particularly played well in the outfield today,” said junior Andrew Frame. Senior and Tam News Editor Jack Loder pitched, throwing a comple...

Tam Softball Defeats Redwood

Tam Softball Defeats Redwood

Adam Tolson

May 3, 2018


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

Tam softball defeated Redwood 7-5 at Redwood on April 30, shaking up the standings heading into playoffs. "After the last play, our whole team began to jump up in the air and scream as loud as we could. We couldn't believe we had just beat Redwood... It was such an incredible game from Kassidy...

Varsity Baseball Shuts Down Marin Catholic

Varsity Baseball Shuts Down Marin Catholic

Connor Dargan

April 30, 2018


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

Tam baseball defeated Marin Catholic at home 7-4 on Thursday, April 19.  Led by seniors Jake Franco (single, 2 RBI) and Tam News reporter Alex Bires (two singles, RBI), Tam’s offense was able to jump out in front. It was a close game up until the bottom of the fifth inning, where Tam’s offense...

Haynesworth And Johnson Win Tam Student Athletes Of The Year

Haynesworth And Johnson Win Tam Student Athletes Of The Year

Josh Love

April 23, 2018


Filed under Profiles, Sports

On March 13, Principal J.C. Farr and Athletic Director Christina Amoroso announced the Tam student athletes of the year: seniors Noah Haynesworth and Reilly Johnson. Haynesworth had a three-year varsity basketball career and was a captain his senior year. He also earned all-league honors in his onl...

Boys Volleyball Loses to Drake

Boys Volleyball Loses to Drake

Camille Howard

April 23, 2018


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

The boys volleyball team was defeated in an intense game against Drake on Tuesday, March 27. Tam started the game strong, winning the first set 28-26. However, in the second set, Drake took the lead, with Tam closely trailing, ending the set at 21-25. By the third set, Drake was in the lead by two to...

Tam Falls to Redwood in a Battle of the Aces

Tam Falls to Redwood in a Battle of the Aces

Shane Lavezzo

April 3, 2018


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

Tam varsity baseball fell to Redwood 2-0 on Tuesday, March 27 during a game full of excellent pitching and high emotions. “Our mental focus and bats weren’t there that game.” Tam senior David Fineman said. “We didn’t focus on ourselves, instead we focused on Redwood and their chirping an...

RK-Overachieving

RK-Overachieving

Jack Loder

March 13, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Tam wrestling team just wrapped up their 2017-18 campaign, placing second in MCALs and qualifying three wrestlers for the second day of the vaunted NCS tournament. On top of these postseason accomplishments, the team also beat Redwood for the first time in 13 years. Although the end resu...

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