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GALLERY: Boys varsity soccer defeats Montgomery 4-0

GALLERY: Boys varsity soccer defeats Montgomery 4-0

Max Shulman

September 6, 2012


Filed under Sports

On Tuesday, August 28, the Tam High boys varsity soccer team celebrated a 4-0 victory over Montgomery High School. Senior Julien Melendez was responsible for two of Tam's four goals, "Since this was the team who beat us in last year’s NCS final, we all felt quite satisfied with a 4-0 victory,” he...

Boys varsity soccer wins Bay City Invitational

Boys varsity soccer wins Bay City Invitational

Zack Tolpen

August 30, 2012


Filed under Sports

Tam soccer coach Dustin Nygaard created the Bay City Invitational soccer tournament in 2007, but as of one week ago, Tam had yet to win a trophy. That changed when Tam won Northern California’s famous soccer tournament August on 24 by defeating Terra Linda High School in a battle of penalty kic...

2012-13 Fantasy Football Preview

2012-13 Fantasy Football Preview

Kenny Rosenberg & Joe Laland

August 30, 2012


Filed under Sports

Welcome to the most useful fantasy football preview you will ever read. Our goal is to give you a couple tidbits of advice without boring you half to death. We hope this quick grid can help you win a championship.   Kenny’s picks QB RB WR TE FLEX STUD Matth...

Boys tennis goes to NCS

Joe Laland

June 7, 2012


Filed under Sports

Tam’s boys tennis team carried their momentum from a strong MCAL finish in the regular season directly into the postseason but just short of rivals Redwood in the championship game in Larkspur 4-5. “Our team has been incredible over the last 2 months. After some friction in the beginning of the year,...

School sports: the income divide

School sports: the income divide

Elianna Cohen

June 3, 2012


Filed under Features, Sports

“When I was little, I knew my parents couldn’t afford to enroll me in any sports programs,” said senior Jennifer Reyes. Throughout tryouts during her sophomore year, she realized that she could not keep up with her other potential teammates. But Reyes wasn’t alone. Lots of other students who didn...

Boys lacrosse goes to NCS

Boys lacrosse goes to NCS

Brent Ferguson

June 3, 2012


Filed under Sports

GAME 1: SONOMA ACADEMY Tam’s boys varsity lacrosse team beat Sonoma Academy 9-8 in the first game of the NCS championship. The game started off with senior Graeme Black scoring off a jump shot, while sophomore Kevin Leake stayed strong the entire game and scored the other eight goals. Thi...

Southern Marin Lightning: A true family

Southern Marin Lightning: A true family

June 3, 2012


Filed under Sports

Chemistry on the basketball court is typically part of a winning recipe. The Southern Marin Lightning takes that chemistry far beyond a classic team to call each other brothers. “We all just love to joke around and laugh together and the brotherhood we started to form became that same bond we had on ...

NCS Baseball Championship Preview

NCS Baseball Championship Preview

Joe Laland

May 31, 2012


Filed under Sports

Tam baseball will take on take on top-seeded Acalanes in the Division III NCS championship at the Oakland Coliseum, the home of the Oakland Athletics. This is following an impressive victory against the second-seeded Miramonte on Wednesday May 30. The Hawks will send ace pitcher, senior Kit Larson ...

Boys swim to fourth MCAL chapionship

Boys swim to fourth MCAL chapionship

Maggie Whalen

May 30, 2012


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Tam boys swim coach Dave Beutel took a fully-clothed dip in the pool on Saturday, May 12, as the team won their fourth consecutive MCAL title. “The meet was neck and neck the entire way and we were able to pull it out in the end,” said senior Brennan Latimer. “Everyone contributed to the win, and ...

Delmon Young: Poor choices, poorer consequences

Delmon Young: Poor choices, poorer consequences

Declan Katz and Declan Katz

May 29, 2012


Filed under Opinion, Sports

On April 27, Detroit Tigers outfielder Delmon Young was arrested for aggravated harassment and public intoxication in New York City. Reports indicate that Young came out of a bar where a homeless man wearing a yarmulke asked Young for spare change. This seemingly harmless event quickly took a turn for...

Fantasy Baseball 2012 Draft Kit

Fantasy Baseball 2012 Draft Kit

Kenny Rosenberg and Joe Laland

April 24, 2012


Filed under Sports

Welcome, fantasy baseball nerds to the first ever draft kit from your Tam News sports editors. We have provided a convenient chart of players that we think will fall into 4 categories: Stud, Sleeper, Slacker, and Deep Sleeper. Studs are players who will consistently perform at a high level. Sleepers...

Girls Lacrosse falls short to Stevenson

Kenny Rosenberg

April 19, 2012


Filed under Sports

Saturday, March 24th, the Tam girls lacrosse team faced Stevenson High, from Pebble Beach. The hawks could not come away with the victory, losing 7-8. Freshman Shea Drake ran the ball well and had a few assists along with a few goals. Senior goalie and captain Baylin Vreeland played very well defensively. “We...

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