The Tam News

Just for the Halibut

Just for the Halibut

Adam Tolson

December 18, 2017


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Not many people can say that their job is also their favorite activity, especially high school students, but senior Willie Norton is getting paid to do what he loves. Norton has spent the past six summers as a deckhand on a fishing boat in Bolinas. “I commercial fish for salmon, halibut, and tuna occ...

Sophia Krivoruchko

December 18, 2017


Filed under Profiles, Sports

  Four hours of gymnastics a day “isn’t a big deal” to junior gymnast Nicole Leary. This is her second year training at Novato Gymnastics after transferring from Gymworld Gymnastics in San Rafael, where she began gymnastics at four years old. “I had been thinking about switching to N...

Trials and Trail-bulations

Trials and Trail-bulations

Emma Schultz and Emma Schultz

December 18, 2017


Filed under Sports

Tam’s cross-country team is one to be reckoned with. It trains six days a week during the season and finishes consistently among the top MCAL teams. The boys’ team, led by senior captains Nick Wong and Ronan Cain, placed fourth in MCALs. “We had lost three seniors last season, so at the be...

Girls Varsity Soccer Falls to Windsor

Girls Varsity Soccer Falls to Windsor

Zoe Wynn

December 7, 2017


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

Tam girls’ varsity soccer lost 3-2 to Windsor High School on Wednesday, November 22. The afternoon game was a hard fight between both teams, but with Tam missing seven starters due to a club tournament in San Diego, Windsor was able to capitalize on the lack of depth in the Hawks bench. This was th...

Weight-ing Room

Weight-ing Room

Shane Lavezzo

November 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Sports

I limp out of the weight room after a grueling workout, pain shooting through my body. But this pain isn’t from lifting weights or running sprints. This pain is from stubbing my toe five times, cutting my hand on a jagged piece of metal, dropping a weight on my foot, and banging my head on an ill-pla...

Athlete of the Issue: Zoe Wortzman

Athlete of the Issue: Zoe Wortzman

Fergus Campbell

November 9, 2017


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Senior Zoe Wortzman never leaves the pool. One can find her at College of Marin or Redwood High School nine times a week, unless, of course, she’s competing. Meets take her as far away as Florida when swimming for her North Bay team. Wortzman started swimming on the Scott Valley Serpents when she ...

Girls’ Cross Country Wins MCAL

Griffin Chen

November 9, 2017


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

For the first time in recent memory, Tam High girls cross country has managed to pass Redwood and take first place in the dual meet season, leading the rival school by one point with a score of 24-25. “We have a group of girls who runs well together and trains well together,” head coach Sylvia Goodman said....

Winter is Coming

Winter is Coming

Jack Loder

November 9, 2017


Filed under Sports

The days are getting shorter, the leaves are beginning to fall, and Tam High is humming with anticipation. Winter is coming and it’s basketball season folks. This means it’s time for another three month hoops binge where I spend a ridiculous amount of time, money, and emotional investment in the...

Natalie Durham: Making a Racket

Natalie Durham: Making a Racket

Eddie Schultz

October 31, 2017


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Girls’ varsity tennis captain, Natalie Durham has had a strong presence as a leader on the team for the last two years. The senior and four year varsity starter has led her squad to an impressive 10-0 start in MCAL play as of October 16. Durham and fellow senior captains Madelyn Broad and Emma Shul...

Cian’s Cannon

Cian’s Cannon

Miles Rubens

October 31, 2017


Filed under Profiles, Sports

The boys’ water polo team has a reputation for constant jokes and pranks during practice, and at the center of it all is senior Cian Concannon. Concannon, who is third on the team with 34 goals as of October 5, has been one of the Hawks’ top performers with his physical play. The team looks to ...

Girls Varsity Tennis Defeats Marin Catholic

Benjamin Wall-Feng

October 16, 2017


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

The girls’ varsity tennis team defeated Marin Catholic 9-0 at a home match on Thursday, September 28. The match was the 8th of the MCALs league, in which the team has been undefeated this season. Junior Camilla Tarpey-Schwed is number one on this year’s strength ladder, an internal ranking of...

Small Fish Big Pond

Small Fish Big Pond

Jack Loder

October 12, 2017


Filed under Profiles, Sports

As the final seconds ticked off the aquatic center scoreboard at Acalanes High School on November 17, Boys Varsity Water Polo head coach Bob Kustel breathed a sigh of relief. In his 16th season at the helm of Hawk water polo, Kustel would finally bring home an NCS championship banner. “It was an unbeli...