The Tam News

Jordan Jackson: Cross Up

Jordan Jackson: Cross Up

Adam Tolson and Adam Tolson

February 1, 2017


Filed under Profiles, Sports

This year’s boys’ basketball team is on fire this season.  After taking down Terra Linda, Justin Siena, Marin Catholic, and Redwood, they have begun their season  as a top three-team in the Marin County Athletic League (MCAL). Senior and Redwood transfer Jordan Jackson has emerged as a key cont...

Sports Opinion: Selective Spirit

Sports Opinion: Selective Spirit

Zoe Wynn and Zoe Wynn

February 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

Ask a student about Tam school spirit at basketball games and they’ll  probably describe the atmosphere as electric. Masses of people line up at the door waiting to get their hands stamped so they can run onto the bleachers where they will remain riveted for the next four quarters. The bleachers are fu...

Girls’ Varsity Soccer Captain Injured in Game Collision

Girls’ Varsity Soccer Captain Injured in Game Collision

Maddie Asch and Ethan Swope

February 1, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

Senior girls’ varsity soccer captain Izzy Reeves collided with a player from Justin Siena, sustaining a head injury during a game on February 1. According to senior Addy Ball, a close friend and teammate of Reeves, who witnessed the collision, Reeves was taken to the emergency room at Marin General...

Boys’ Varsity Basketball Team Loses to Redwood at Home “White Out” Game

Boys’ Varsity Basketball Team Loses to Redwood at Home “White Out” Game

Jack Goldman

February 1, 2017


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

Photos by Ethan Swope A capacity crowd. A White Out event. A fitting setting for a rivalry game between Tam and Redwood. Fans screaming on both sides, preparing for the chaos to unravel itself on the basketball court. “Every game is a big game,” Tam’s head varsity basketball coach Tim Morgan said be...

Red Hawk Chalk Talk: Boys’ Varsity Basketball

Red Hawk Chalk Talk: Boys’ Varsity Basketball

Jack Loder

December 15, 2016


Filed under Sports

By Jack Loder The turning of the calendar means one thing: varsity boys’ basketball season. For years Tam students have yelled, stomped, and even shed blood for their beloved Red Tailed Hawks, ultimately to be let down at the end of the season. This year, however, there are high hopes. “We’re a...

Sports Opinion: Tam-Redwood Rivalry

Sports Opinion: Tam-Redwood Rivalry

Nell Mitchell

December 14, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Tam-Redwood rivalry is alive. Ask almost any varsity athlete at Tam and you’ll get the same response. As a member of the track and field team for all four years of high school, the week leading up to the Redwood meet is hands down the most stressful and anticipated of the season. The schedule is ...

Red Hawk Chalk Talk: Girls’ Varsity Basketball

Red Hawk Chalk Talk: Girls’ Varsity Basketball

Jack Loder and Jack Loder

December 14, 2016


Filed under Sports

For the first time in their history, the  girls’ varsity basketball team will be looking to defend their MCAL championship title. Returning with a core group of guards and shooters, the team looks to be a force in MCAL again this season. This year’s team has a unique combination of established star...

Boys’ Varsity Basketball Team Loses to Healdsburg Greyhounds

Boys’ Varsity Basketball Team Loses to Healdsburg Greyhounds

Ryan Leake

December 1, 2016


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

The boys varsity basketball team lost to the Healdsburg Greyhounds 70-36 at home on November 28. From the beginning, the Hounds came out strong and the Hawks fell behind early. It stayed that way until halftime, despite junior Jack Duboff’s clutch three-pointer at the end of the first quarter. T...

Sports Opinion: Oh Captain, My Captain

Sports Opinion: Oh Captain, My Captain

Connor Norton and Connor Norton

November 9, 2016


Filed under Sports

It seems that far too often having captains at the varsity and junior varsity levels of high school sports creates more issues than it solves. This could be due to a number of reasons: the team disagrees with the captain, the captain thinks they are a coach, or having a captain simply ruins the dynamic o...

Sowerby Commits to Macalester College

Sowerby Commits to Macalester College

Zoe Wynn and Zoe Wynn

November 9, 2016


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Unlike most seniors, Katie Sowerby  already knows where she is going to spend the next four years. She recently committed to play basketball at Macalester College, a Division III school in St. Paul, Minnesota. Sowerby believes she will enjoy her college life both on and off the court. “I found [a s...

Athlete of the Issue: Ben Soicher

Athlete of the Issue: Ben Soicher

Josh Love and Josh Love

November 9, 2016


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Most people consider golf to be a sport designated for old, wealthy men who socialize more than exercise and drive around the golf course in their Polo T-shirts and slacks. Well, that’s not the case for Ben Soicher, an eighth grade student at Mill Valley Middle School (MVMS). Soicher picked up hi...

Why the Cubs Deserved a World Series Win

Birgitta Danielson

November 3, 2016


Filed under Sports

My mother does not care about sports, but even she wanted the Cubs to win the World Series. They haven’t won in almost 108 years, and she thought it would only be fair. But why did random people want the Cubs to win? It speaks to the way that humans desire fairness in all things, even if they hav...