The Tam News

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...

Hat Trick

Hat Trick

Sophia Krivoruchko

March 13, 2018


Filed under Sports

On February 10th, Tam girls varsity soccer beat Branson 4-2 to claim the MCAL title. Leading up to the huge MCAL win against Branson, Tam trailed Branson by two goals. Both teams were tied 2-2 before advancing into penalty kicks, where Tam triumphed and won MCALs. “To come back and beat Branson afte...

Bleacher Report

Bleacher Report

Tom Russell

February 9, 2018


Filed under Sports

When discussing sports of any kind, especially those with particularly passionate fans, the age-old phrase “It’s just a game” seems to be a go-to argument used to criticize  overzealous displays of spirit. I never quite understood how and why this preposterous fallacy gained popularity, because I ha...

Emma Bowser: Dishing Out Dimes

Emma Bowser: Dishing Out Dimes

Megan Butt

February 8, 2018


Filed under Sports

Down 12 points at halftime, in one of her first varsity MCAL games, freshman Emma Bowser points to a motivational speech that ignited her inner scorer. “We were in the locker room and we knew we needed to gain momentum,” she said. “We came back in the second half and I missed a layup, then my s...

May the Schwartz Be With You

May the Schwartz Be With You

Dahlia Zail

February 2, 2018


Filed under Sports

Winning the MCAL championship game was the highlight of Owen Schwartz’s soccer career. “It was one of the best experiences of my life,” Schwartz, senior and captain of the boy’s varsity soccer team, said. “I scored the second goal of that game, I scored a free kick. It was like nothing I had...

Connor Jenkins: Sophomore Stud

Connor Jenkins: Sophomore Stud

Jacob Swergold and Jack Loder

February 2, 2018


Filed under Sports

Before moving to the United States and starting his sophomore year at Tam, sophomore Connor Jenkins was balling on the international hardwood in New Zealand and Japan. Jenkins fell in love with basketball at seven years old while living in Tokyo. After spending the first 12 years of his life in Japa...

Tam falls to Redwood

Tam falls to Redwood

Adam Tolson, Eddie Schultz, and Zoe Wynn

January 24, 2018


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, TBN, Video - Sports

Tam fell to Redwood on Tuesday, January 16 in a highly anticipated boys’ varsity basketball matchup. he Hawks came out with a 52-46 loss, just their third time all season not reaching 50 points, after winning 60-57 at Marin Catholic and 77-55 over Novato, in their previous matchup   Redwood got off t...

Girls Basketball Loses to Redwood

Girls Basketball Loses to Redwood

Milo Levine

January 19, 2018


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

The girls varsity basketball team suffered their second MCAL defeat of the season on Tuesday, losing to Redwood on the road 37-29. The game was tightly contested throughout, as Tam came out firing, establishing an early 11-8 lead at the end of the first quarter. However, Tam’s offense sputtered as th...

Confident Hemmeter Makes Hawks Even Scarier

Confident Hemmeter Makes Hawks Even Scarier

Jack Loder

January 16, 2018


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Senior Ryan Hemmeter turned and pumped his fist, letting out a roar as he watched his third three pointer in as many possessions splash through the hoop during the third quarter of last week’s dramatic win at Marin Catholic. The 6’2” shooting guard poured in all 16 of his points in the second half,...

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Beats Marin Catholic

Varsity Boys’ Basketball Beats Marin Catholic

Eddie Schultz and Jack Loder

January 12, 2018


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

During the halftime break of the January 11 Thursday night Basketball game at Marin Catholic [MC], Tam coaches Tim Morgan and Lorenzo Bynum called their talented squad to rally. The Tam team was down 15 points after what had been a thoroughly one sided first half. “I told our guys that if they don’t beli...

Where is Friday Night Lights?

Where is Friday Night Lights?

Camille Howard

December 18, 2017


Filed under Sports

My old high school, Petaluma’s Casa Grande, is nowhere near as beautiful as Tam’s campus or as excellent as Tam’s academics. However, the one thing the Gauchos excel at is football. Gatorade even sponsors the impressive program. Casa Grande revolves around football culture, this is largely due ...