The Tam News

Girls Swimming Wins MCALs

Girls Swimming Wins MCALs

By Emily Spears

June 3, 2017

The girls’ swim team won their first Marin County Athletic League (MCAL) championship in school history on May 6 and 7 at Redwood High School. The team, led by coach Brittney Boyd, competed against Redwood, Drake, Terra Linda, and Marin Catholic. “It was so exciting, everyone was crying because they were so ...

Mountain Bike Team Places Second in State

Mountain Bike Team Places Second in State

By Griffin Chen

June 3, 2017

The mountain bike team’s season culminated with a second place finish in the state finals, which took place at the Five Springs Farm in Petaluma, on Sunday, May 14. Students came from all across California to race, for the challenging race. “[The race] was gnarly,” Sophomore Kevin Satake said. ...

Crewe Hutson: Overcoming Obstacles

Crewe Hutson: Overcoming Obstacles

By Kennedy Cook and Michael Diamandakis

June 2, 2017

Freshman Crewe Hutson is not your average dual-sport athlete. Although he played running back for the Junior Varsity football team and guard for freshman basketball team, the quality that truly separates him from his peers isn’t obvious. “If you talk to most people, I look like a normal athlete out ...

Freshmen Success on Varsity Sailing

By Maxine Flasher-Duzgunes

May 31, 2017

Freshmen Lilly Hocke and Luke Marshall joined Varsity Sailing this fall.  “[I became interested in sailing] when I was younger,” Hocke said. “I would go to my lake house in Pine Crest, near Yosemite. And my dad and I would race sailboats up there.” Marshall became interested in sailing three yea...

Baseball Defeats Northgate in NCS Quarterfinals

Baseball Defeats Northgate in NCS Quarterfinals

By Miles Rubens

May 31, 2017

The varsity baseball team defeated the Northgate Broncos 4-2 in the quarterfinals of the North Coast Section (NCS) Division Two playoffs at Northgate in Walnut Creek on Saturday, May 27. Tam, a ten seed, upset the two seed Broncos on the heels of a victory against seventh seed Maria Carrillo High School...

The Face of Tam Swimming: Dahlke Represents Tam at State Swim Meet

The Face of Tam Swimming: Dahlke Represents Tam at State Swim Meet

By Jack Loder

May 31, 2017

Tam junior TK Dahlke was the lone Red Tailed Hawk at the state swim meet this past Friday and Saturday May 19th/20th at Clovis West High School in Fresno. Dahlke competed in the 50 and 100 meter freestyle events, placing 19th and 17th, respectively. “I love big meets, and this is the biggest one High School swi...

Track NCS Seniors

By Jacob Swergold

May 29, 2017

Lizzy Labeeuw-Anderson “I struggled being sick early in the season, but I’m very happy with the way the end of the season went. I’m looking forward to NCS as an opportunity to race against some very talented girls and hopefully run a fast time.” Kate Miekley “Overall, I’m really happ...

Varsity Baseball Beats Maria Carillo

Varsity Baseball Beats Maria Carillo

By Miles Rubens

May 29, 2017

The boys’ varsity baseball team defeated Maria Carrillo high school 4-1 in an away game in the first round of the North Coast Section (NCS) Division Two playoffs. A complete game gem by senior pitcher Nick Kennison was crucial in the victory, but it took a team effort to walk away with the win. “E...

Tam Girls’ Swimming Wins MCALs

Tam Girls’ Swimming Wins MCALs

By Emily Spears

May 23, 2017

The girls' swim team won their first Marin County Athletic League (MCAL) championship in school history on May 6 and 7. The team, lead by coach Brittney Boyd, went against other highly competitive high school teams in the county including Redwood, Drake, Terra Linda, and Marin Catholic. The victory was...

Varsity Baseball Defeats Novato 5-3

Varsity Baseball Defeats Novato 5-3

By Andrew Ferron

May 22, 2017

The boys’ varsity baseball team defeated the Novato Hornets 5-3 in a home game on May 5. “We got the win ultimately but it was a very hard fought game, tough one,” manager Nathan Bernstein said. Going into the fifth inning, the Hawks led 2-1. With two men on base, Tam senior Kevin McDougal let...

Sports Opinion: Why Coaches Shouldn’t Expect Early Release (Web Exclusive)

By Dani Egan

May 4, 2017

It’s the end of fourth period, and the classroom is deserted. Slowly, sports obligations emptied out the classroom as students left for early release, the lesson unfinished in their notes. Some are happy to get out early, some are resigned to the work they’ll miss, and some worry about how they...

End of an Era

End of an Era

By Sabrina Baker

May 3, 2017

The varsity baseball team is nearing the end of the season, but for the eight senior Hawks, it’s an especially bittersweet time. Seniors Matthew Kearney, Kevin McDougal, Jack Dickson, Will Muir, Connor Swenberg, Nick Kennison, Sam Spiegelman, and Ryan Leake have been together a since the beginning...