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Boys Water Polo Defeats Justin Siena

Boys Water Polo Defeats Justin Siena

By Arya Guinney

October 4, 2016

Tam’s boys varsity water polo (4-0 in MCAL) continued their 13 overall game streak on September 26 with a win against Justin-Siena (0-3) and a final score of 15-4. Despite Tam winning by a large margin, head coach Robert Kustel continues to encourage the team to improve every game. “It wasn’t...

Varsity Football Crushed by Marin Catholic

Varsity Football Crushed by Marin Catholic

By Connor Dargan

September 28, 2016

The varsity football team suffered a crushing 56-0 defeat at Marin Catholic on September 24.  Although the game seemed relatively even in the first half, Tam turned the ball over five times, the most ever under head coach Jon Black. The most notable factor in this loss occurred when senior Tre...

Girls’ Varsity Water Polo Loses to Novato

Girls’ Varsity Water Polo Loses to Novato

By Kendall Lafranchi

September 27, 2016

The girls’ varsity water polo team lost to Novato 10-7 on September 14. The Hornets (1-0) and Hawks (0-1) were neck in neck through the first two quarters with Novato leading 6-5. The third quarter was low scoring with Novato and Tam only scoring in the four minutes and two minutes to go, respecti...

Hawks Water Polo Dominate In Season Opener

Hawks Water Polo Dominate In Season Opener

By Ryan Leake

September 27, 2016

On Tuesday September 13th, Boys’ Varsity Water Polo kicked off their MCAL season against the Novato Hornets. The Hawks came out strong and anxious to start their season with a victory, and they did just that. From the beginning, it was a blowout By the end of the first quarter, the Hawks were leading...

Girls’ Varsity Water Polo Loses to Saint Ignatius

Girls’ Varsity Water Polo Loses to Saint Ignatius

By Emily Pavis

September 27, 2016

The girls' varsity water polo lost to the Saint Ignatius Wildcats by a mere one point on September 14. The Hawks started in control, leading by 2-1 at the end of the first quarter. The Hawks scored an additional two goals in the second quarter,  yet let in four, losing momentum. By the final quarter,...

Girls’ Varsity Volleyball Loses to Terra Linda

Girls’ Varsity Volleyball Loses to Terra Linda

By Miles Rubens

September 12, 2016

photos by Ethan Swope The girls’ varsity volleyball was defeated by the Terra Linda Trojans in a lively Gus Gym on September 7. The Hawks, playing in their first MCAL match under new coach Ray Karter, ultimately lost in the fifth set. The match opened with the Trojans going on a 13-4 run tha...

Varsity Football Beats Sonoma Valley Dragons

Varsity Football Beats Sonoma Valley Dragons

By Adam Tolson

August 28, 2016

photos by Ethan Swope Tam football opened its season by beating the Sonoma Valley Dragons 13-2 on August 26 at Tam. This was a highly anticipated first game, with the return of the Mitchell brothers, a new free safety in senior and Redwood transfer Leonjae Silas, the addition of junior Oscar Corona...

Tam Mountain Biking Season in Review

Tam Mountain Biking Season in Review

By Sam Pletcher and Sam Pletcher

June 3, 2016

On a sunny April day in Petaluma, the mountain bike team eagerly awaited results from their race. “We weren’t sure whether or not we beat Drake [High School] as an overall team,” sophomore Ian Pratt recalled. The mountain biking scene in recent years had been dominated by Drake, who had won five ...

Boys’ Track and Field Wins MCAL Finals

Boys’ Track and Field Wins MCAL Finals

By Adam Tolson & Calvin Rosevear

June 3, 2016

The varsity boys’ track and field team won the Marin County Athletic League finals on May 14 at Novato High School, coach Kevin Engle’s 12th Marin County Athletic League championship  in his 22 years as a track and field coach. Tam and Marin Catholic were neck and neck throughout the meet, until seniors O...

Tam High Mountain Bike Team Wins NorCal D1 at Petaluma

Tam High Mountain Bike Team Wins NorCal D1 at Petaluma

By Calvin Rosevear

May 2, 2016

The Tam High mountain bike team came in first place out of NorCal Division one teams in their fourth race of the year on April 23. The race was the nearest to Tam, in Petaluma, and many team podiums (top five wins) contributed to the win. Nine total riders came in the top five for Tam, spread out throu...

Varsity Boys’ Volleyball Loses to Drake

Varsity Boys’ Volleyball Loses to Drake

By Kevin Lee, Kevin Lee, Kevin Lee, Kevin Lee, and Kevin Lee

April 8, 2016

The Drake boys varsity volleyball team beat Tamalpais 3-0 at Tam on March 8, 2016. Tam is a young team but Drake has a lot of club experience. “I think we are young and that’s a respectable loss. I think it’s going to take time for the team to find their way,”Head Coach Jason Souza said. “Ther...

Varsity Boys’ Tennis vs. Redwood

April 8, 2016

Tam played against Novato this Thursday, March 31st. With a 14-1 overall winning streak under their belt and a 11-0 in the league. The Varsity boys team is looking at a pretty nice season at this point. Coach Bill  Washauer has these boys winning. The way they determine who wins is based on the number of indiv...