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Girls Varsity Water Polo Defeats Terra Linda 12-8

Girls Varsity Water Polo Defeats Terra Linda 12-8

Eddie Schultz

October 1, 2017


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

September 26th, 2017- The Tam High girls varsity water polo team beat Terra Linda [TL] at home 12-8. Tam started out rocky through part of the second quarter, but by halftime they were up 8-6. It was smooth sailing from there on out. “I was expecting a little bit bigger of a win today,” Head Coach K...

Girls Varsity Volleyball Loses to Redwood in First Three Sets

Girls Varsity Volleyball Loses to Redwood in First Three Sets

Josh Love

October 1, 2017


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

The girls varsity volleyball team lost to Redwood on Wednesday, September 27, in just three sets: 25-14, 25-13, and 25-16. The Hawks only had the lead once the entire game, but lost it immediately after starting off the third set 2-0. Neither of the first two sets were very competitive as the Giants ...

Big Limpin’

Big Limpin’

Jack Loder

September 23, 2017


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Senior lineman Tristan Mitchell lay sprawled on the couch in his downtown Mill Valley home on an unusually hot September Friday afternoon. The heat was especially bothersome for the physically imposing 17-year-old, as the entirety of his outstretched right leg was suffocated by a post-surgery cast. “...

Going Clubbin’

Charlie Rosgen

September 23, 2017


Filed under Sports

If you play a sport at Tam, you are spirited and proud of your school. As a Tam athlete you support the school, you represent it, and teachers know that. However, if you are like me and play a club sport outside of Tam, many members of the community have different expectations and views of you as a ath...

Athlete of the Issue: Sam Carlson

Athlete of the Issue: Sam Carlson

Megan Butt and Connor Dargan

September 22, 2017


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Once junior Sam Carlson steps out onto the football field, he’s in the zone.  No matter the situation, he stays disciplined and poised to blow through the opposition’s offensive line.  As soon as the ball is snapped, he jumps into action and spins around the blocker, hurtling himself into the quart...

When Life Gives You LemMons

When Life Gives You LemMons

Jack Loder

August 31, 2017


Filed under Sports

First year head Coach Matthew LemMon wasted no time making one thing clear, standing outside the Varsity football team’s weekly film session Monday afternoon. This year’s helmeted Hawks are going to compete at a high level. “They’re a hard working, passionate bunch, that much has been clear to...

Athlete of the Issue: Zevan Solomon

Athlete of the Issue: Zevan Solomon

Connor Dargan

June 3, 2017


Filed under Profiles, Sports

As his senior year comes to a close, Zevan Solomon stops to catch his breath and look back on his time on track and field and cross country.  Solomon runs the 800 meter, 1600 meter, and 3200 meter and helped the track team to a second consecutive MCAL victory this year.  His individual performance al...

Girls Swimming Wins MCALs

Girls Swimming Wins MCALs

Emily Spears

June 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

The girls’ swim team won their first Marin County Athletic League (MCAL) championship in school history on May 6 and 7 at Redwood High School. The team, led by coach Brittney Boyd, competed against Redwood, Drake, Terra Linda, and Marin Catholic. “It was so exciting, everyone was crying because they were so ...

Mountain Bike Team Places Second in State

Mountain Bike Team Places Second in State

Griffin Chen

June 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

The mountain bike team’s season culminated with a second place finish in the state finals, which took place at the Five Springs Farm in Petaluma, on Sunday, May 14. Students came from all across California to race, for the challenging race. “[The race] was gnarly,” Sophomore Kevin Satake said. ...

Crewe Hutson: Overcoming Obstacles

Crewe Hutson: Overcoming Obstacles

Kennedy Cook and Michael Diamandakis

June 2, 2017


Filed under Sports

Freshman Crewe Hutson is not your average dual-sport athlete. Although he played running back for the Junior Varsity football team and guard for freshman basketball team, the quality that truly separates him from his peers isn’t obvious. “If you talk to most people, I look like a normal athlete out ...

Freshmen Success on Varsity Sailing

Maxine Flasher-Duzgunes

May 31, 2017


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Freshmen Lilly Hocke and Luke Marshall joined Varsity Sailing this fall.  “[I became interested in sailing] when I was younger,” Hocke said. “I would go to my lake house in Pine Crest, near Yosemite. And my dad and I would race sailboats up there.” Marshall became interested in sailing three yea...

Baseball Defeats Northgate in NCS Quarterfinals

Baseball Defeats Northgate in NCS Quarterfinals

Miles Rubens

May 31, 2017


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

The varsity baseball team defeated the Northgate Broncos 4-2 in the quarterfinals of the North Coast Section (NCS) Division Two playoffs at Northgate in Walnut Creek on Saturday, May 27. Tam, a ten seed, upset the two seed Broncos on the heels of a victory against seventh seed Maria Carrillo High School...