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The Face of Tam Swimming: Dahlke Represents Tam at State Swim Meet

The Face of Tam Swimming: Dahlke Represents Tam at State Swim Meet

Jack Loder

May 31, 2017


Filed under Sports

Tam junior TK Dahlke was the lone Red Tailed Hawk at the state swim meet this past Friday and Saturday May 19th/20th at Clovis West High School in Fresno. Dahlke competed in the 50 and 100 meter freestyle events, placing 19th and 17th, respectively. “I love big meets, and this is the biggest one High School swi...

Track NCS Seniors

Jacob Swergold

May 29, 2017


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Lizzy Labeeuw-Anderson “I struggled being sick early in the season, but I’m very happy with the way the end of the season went. I’m looking forward to NCS as an opportunity to race against some very talented girls and hopefully run a fast time.” Kate Miekley “Overall, I’m really happ...

Varsity Baseball Beats Maria Carillo

Varsity Baseball Beats Maria Carillo

Miles Rubens

May 29, 2017


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

The boys’ varsity baseball team defeated Maria Carrillo high school 4-1 in an away game in the first round of the North Coast Section (NCS) Division Two playoffs. A complete game gem by senior pitcher Nick Kennison was crucial in the victory, but it took a team effort to walk away with the win. “E...

Tam Girls’ Swimming Wins MCALs

Tam Girls’ Swimming Wins MCALs

Emily Spears

May 23, 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. The team, lead by coach Brittney Boyd, went against other highly competitive high school teams in the county including Redwood, Drake, Terra Linda, and Marin Catholic. The victory was...

Varsity Baseball Defeats Novato 5-3

Varsity Baseball Defeats Novato 5-3

Andrew Ferron

May 22, 2017


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

The boys’ varsity baseball team defeated the Novato Hornets 5-3 in a home game on May 5. “We got the win ultimately but it was a very hard fought game, tough one,” manager Nathan Bernstein said. Going into the fifth inning, the Hawks led 2-1. With two men on base, Tam senior Kevin McDougal let...

Sports Opinion: Why Coaches Shouldn’t Expect Early Release (Web Exclusive)

Dani Egan

May 4, 2017


Filed under Sports

It’s the end of fourth period, and the classroom is deserted. Slowly, sports obligations emptied out the classroom as students left for early release, the lesson unfinished in their notes. Some are happy to get out early, some are resigned to the work they’ll miss, and some worry about how they...

End of an Era

End of an Era

Sabrina Baker

May 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

The varsity baseball team is nearing the end of the season, but for the eight senior Hawks, it’s an especially bittersweet time. Seniors Matthew Kearney, Kevin McDougal, Jack Dickson, Will Muir, Connor Swenberg, Nick Kennison, Sam Spiegelman, and Ryan Leake have been together a since the beginning...

Nikhil Kharkar: Serving His Way to the Top

Nikhil Kharkar: Serving His Way to the Top

Dahlia Zail

May 3, 2017


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Senior Nikhil Kharkar began playing tennis at the age of five with his dad and older sister. “We would go to the Tiburon tennis courts every week and we would just hit,” Kharkar said. Kharkar started his organized athletics career as a baseball player. Around the age of 10, he started playing b...

Lucky Shulman: Brining Tam Lax to LA

Sophia Venables

May 3, 2017


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Senior and Tam News design and photo editor, Lucky Shulman, will be fulfilling her longtime goal of playing midfield for the UCLA lacrosse team next year. Growing up mainly on the East Coast, Shulman was surrounded by an intensely competitive lacrosse community since the age of seven. “[In New Ham...

March Madness: Impact on Tam (Web Exclusive)

Jack Goldman

April 18, 2017


Filed under Sports

What could be more thrilling than watching the best college basketball teams square off in March Madness? Simple: filling out a March Madness bracket for yourself! However, this tradition of filling out a bracket may distract students from participating in class and completing their schoolwork. Every year...

Rob Davis Succeeds on the Court (Web Exclusive)

Rob Davis Succeeds on the Court (Web Exclusive)

Francis Strietmann

March 31, 2017


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Senior and middle blocker of the Boys’ Varsity Volleyball team Senior Rob Davis transferred to Tam after four years at Eastside College Preparatory School, a boarding school in Palo Alto. Davis, who played basketball for five years prior, reluctantly began his volleyball career as a freshman at Eastsid...

Sports Opinion: Physical Education: Unnecessary for Student Athletes

Sports Opinion: Physical Education: Unnecessary for Student Athletes

Arya Guinney & Kennedy Cook

March 31, 2017


Filed under Sports

Physical Education (P.E.) is a two-year required course for every student that attends Tam. It has two components–one that encompasses the information a student would learn in a health class and a second, composed of the physical exercise itself. Students regularly try to find ways out of P.E. in...