The Tam News

Winter is Coming

Winter is Coming

By Jack Loder

November 9, 2017

The days are getting shorter, the leaves are beginning to fall, and Tam High is humming with anticipation. Winter is coming and it’s basketball season folks. This means it’s time for another three month hoops binge where I spend a ridiculous amount of time, money, and emotional investment in the...

Natalie Durham: Making a Racket

Natalie Durham: Making a Racket

By Eddie Schultz

October 31, 2017

Girls’ varsity tennis captain, Natalie Durham has had a strong presence as a leader on the team for the last two years. The senior and four year varsity starter has led her squad to an impressive 10-0 start in MCAL play as of October 16. Durham and fellow senior captains Madelyn Broad and Emma Shul...

Cian’s Cannon

Cian’s Cannon

By Miles Rubens

October 31, 2017

The boys’ water polo team has a reputation for constant jokes and pranks during practice, and at the center of it all is senior Cian Concannon. Concannon, who is third on the team with 34 goals as of October 5, has been one of the Hawks’ top performers with his physical play. The team looks to ...

Girls Varsity Tennis Defeats Marin Catholic

By Benjamin Wall-Feng

October 16, 2017

The girls’ varsity tennis team defeated Marin Catholic 9-0 at a home match on Thursday, September 28. The match was the 8th of the MCALs league, in which the team has been undefeated this season. Junior Camilla Tarpey-Schwed is number one on this year’s strength ladder, an internal ranking of...

Small Fish Big Pond

Small Fish Big Pond

By Jack Loder

October 12, 2017

As the final seconds ticked off the aquatic center scoreboard at Acalanes High School on November 17, Boys Varsity Water Polo head coach Bob Kustel breathed a sigh of relief. In his 16th season at the helm of Hawk water polo, Kustel would finally bring home an NCS championship banner. “It was an unbeli...

Girls Varsity Water Polo Defeats Terra Linda 12-8

Girls Varsity Water Polo Defeats Terra Linda 12-8

By Eddie Schultz

October 1, 2017

September 26th, 2017- The Tam High girls varsity water polo team beat Terra Linda [TL] at home 12-8. Tam started out rocky through part of the second quarter, but by halftime they were up 8-6. It was smooth sailing from there on out. “I was expecting a little bit bigger of a win today,” Head Coach K...

Girls Varsity Volleyball Loses to Redwood in First Three Sets

Girls Varsity Volleyball Loses to Redwood in First Three Sets

By Josh Love

October 1, 2017

The girls varsity volleyball team lost to Redwood on Wednesday, September 27, in just three sets: 25-14, 25-13, and 25-16. The Hawks only had the lead once the entire game, but lost it immediately after starting off the third set 2-0. Neither of the first two sets were very competitive as the Giants ...

Big Limpin’

Big Limpin’

By Jack Loder

September 23, 2017

Senior lineman Tristan Mitchell lay sprawled on the couch in his downtown Mill Valley home on an unusually hot September Friday afternoon. The heat was especially bothersome for the physically imposing 17-year-old, as the entirety of his outstretched right leg was suffocated by a post-surgery cast. “...

Going Clubbin’

By Charlie Rosgen

September 23, 2017

If you play a sport at Tam, you are spirited and proud of your school. As a Tam athlete you support the school, you represent it, and teachers know that. However, if you are like me and play a club sport outside of Tam, many members of the community have different expectations and views of you as a ath...

Athlete of the Issue: Sam Carlson

Athlete of the Issue: Sam Carlson

By Megan Butt and Connor Dargan

September 22, 2017

Once junior Sam Carlson steps out onto the football field, he’s in the zone.  No matter the situation, he stays disciplined and poised to blow through the opposition’s offensive line.  As soon as the ball is snapped, he jumps into action and spins around the blocker, hurtling himself into the quart...

When Life Gives You LemMons

When Life Gives You LemMons

By Jack Loder

August 31, 2017

First year head Coach Matthew LemMon wasted no time making one thing clear, standing outside the Varsity football team’s weekly film session Monday afternoon. This year’s helmeted Hawks are going to compete at a high level. “They’re a hard working, passionate bunch, that much has been clear to...

Athlete of the Issue: Zevan Solomon

Athlete of the Issue: Zevan Solomon

By Connor Dargan

June 3, 2017

As his senior year comes to a close, Zevan Solomon stops to catch his breath and look back on his time on track and field and cross country.  Solomon runs the 800 meter, 1600 meter, and 3200 meter and helped the track team to a second consecutive MCAL victory this year.  His individual performance al...