The Tam News

Varsity Baseball Shuts Down Marin Catholic

Varsity Baseball Shuts Down Marin Catholic

By Connor Dargan

April 30, 2018

Tam baseball defeated Marin Catholic at home 7-4 on Thursday, April 19.  Led by seniors Jake Franco (single, 2 RBI) and Tam News reporter Alex Bires (two singles, RBI), Tam’s offense was able to jump out in front. It was a close game up until the bottom of the fifth inning, where Tam’s offense...

Haynesworth And Johnson Win Tam Student Athletes Of The Year

Haynesworth And Johnson Win Tam Student Athletes Of The Year

By Josh Love

April 23, 2018

On March 13, Principal J.C. Farr and Athletic Director Christina Amoroso announced the Tam student athletes of the year: seniors Noah Haynesworth and Reilly Johnson. Haynesworth had a three-year varsity basketball career and was a captain his senior year. He also earned all-league honors in his onl...

Boys Volleyball Loses to Drake

Boys Volleyball Loses to Drake

By Camille Howard

April 23, 2018

The boys volleyball team was defeated in an intense game against Drake on Tuesday, March 27. Tam started the game strong, winning the first set 28-26. However, in the second set, Drake took the lead, with Tam closely trailing, ending the set at 21-25. By the third set, Drake was in the lead by two to...

Tam Falls to Redwood in a Battle of the Aces

Tam Falls to Redwood in a Battle of the Aces

By Shane Lavezzo

April 3, 2018

Tam varsity baseball fell to Redwood 2-0 on Tuesday, March 27 during a game full of excellent pitching and high emotions. “Our mental focus and bats weren’t there that game.” Tam senior David Fineman said. “We didn’t focus on ourselves, instead we focused on Redwood and their chirping an...

RK-Overachieving

RK-Overachieving

By Jack Loder

March 13, 2018

The Tam wrestling team just wrapped up their 2017-18 campaign, placing second in MCALs and qualifying three wrestlers for the second day of the vaunted NCS tournament. On top of these postseason accomplishments, the team also beat Redwood for the first time in 13 years. Although the end resu...

Hat Trick

Hat Trick

By Sophia Krivoruchko

March 13, 2018

On February 10th, Tam girls varsity soccer beat Branson 4-2 to claim the MCAL title. Leading up to the huge MCAL win against Branson, Tam trailed Branson by two goals. Both teams were tied 2-2 before advancing into penalty kicks, where Tam triumphed and won MCALs. “To come back and beat Branson afte...

Bleacher Report

Bleacher Report

By Tom Russell

February 9, 2018

When discussing sports of any kind, especially those with particularly passionate fans, the age-old phrase “It’s just a game” seems to be a go-to argument used to criticize  overzealous displays of spirit. I never quite understood how and why this preposterous fallacy gained popularity, because I ha...

Emma Bowser: Dishing Out Dimes

Emma Bowser: Dishing Out Dimes

By Megan Butt

February 8, 2018

Down 12 points at halftime, in one of her first varsity MCAL games, freshman Emma Bowser points to a motivational speech that ignited her inner scorer. “We were in the locker room and we knew we needed to gain momentum,” she said. “We came back in the second half and I missed a layup, then my s...

May the Schwartz Be With You

May the Schwartz Be With You

By Dahlia Zail

February 2, 2018

Winning the MCAL championship game was the highlight of Owen Schwartz’s soccer career. “It was one of the best experiences of my life,” Schwartz, senior and captain of the boy’s varsity soccer team, said. “I scored the second goal of that game, I scored a free kick. It was like nothing I had...

Connor Jenkins: Sophomore Stud

Connor Jenkins: Sophomore Stud

By Jacob Swergold and Jack Loder

February 2, 2018

Before moving to the United States and starting his sophomore year at Tam, sophomore Connor Jenkins was balling on the international hardwood in New Zealand and Japan. Jenkins fell in love with basketball at seven years old while living in Tokyo. After spending the first 12 years of his life in Japa...

Tam falls to Redwood

Tam falls to Redwood

By Adam Tolson

January 24, 2018

Tam fell to Redwood on Tuesday, January 16 in a highly anticipated boys’ varsity basketball matchup. he Hawks came out with a 52-46 loss, just their third time all season not reaching 50 points, after winning 60-57 at Marin Catholic and 77-55 over Novato, in their previous matchup   Redwood got off t...