Cian’s Cannon

Cian’s Cannon

Miles Rubens

October 31, 2017


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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 ...

Small Fish Big Pond

Small Fish Big Pond

Jack Loder

October 12, 2017


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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...

Senior Water Polo Player Jackson Hettler Commits to Cal (Web Exclusive)

Senior Water Polo Player Jackson Hettler Commits to Cal (Web Exclusive)

Trevor Bukowski, Trevor Bukowski, and Trevor Bukowski

December 14, 2015


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While the majority of seniors are stressing over college applications, Jackson Hettler doesn’t have to worry. Hettler just recently committed to play water polo for The University of California, Berkeley next year. That’s not to say he hasn’t worked his heart out to get him into the position he...

Sophomore John Luster Reflects on Tam Water Polo (Web Exclusive)

Sophomore John Luster Reflects on Tam Water Polo (Web Exclusive)

Ethan Lawrence and Ethan Lawrence

December 14, 2015


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Ever wonder who the man in the goal on the Varsity water polo team is? Well his name is John Luster. As a current Sophomore, Luster began playing water polo his freshman year after being encouraged by his sister, who plays for Marin Catholic, to join the team. “At first I didn't really take it that seriou...

Athlete of the Issue: Connor King

Athlete of the Issue: Connor King

Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

October 16, 2015


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Freshman Connor King has become the king of the pool this year, as many of his coaches and teammates can attest. He has been a natural at water polo since he began playing in sixth grade. He now starts for the varsity water polo team and is the second-highest scorer. “A friend of mine was playing [in si...

Sports Recap: Week of 9/14

Sports Recap: Week of 9/14

Calvin Rosevear & Misha Krivoruchko and Calvin Rosevear & Misha Krivoruchko

September 27, 2015


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BOYS VARSITY WATER POLO WINS AT SAN RAFAEL The boys varsity water polo team won 17-6 at San Rafael on September 15 for their first MCAL game of the season, bringing their overall record to 6-2. Senior Jackson Hettler, junior Kevin McDougal, and junior Nate Gelbach each scored three times in the win. ...

Sports Recap: Week of 9/8

Sports Recap: Week of 9/8

Calvin Rosevear & Misha Krivoruchiko and Calvin Rosevear & Misha Krivoruchiko

September 21, 2015


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BOYS VARSITY WATER POLO WINS AT ALHAMBRA The boys varsity water polo team won 22-10 at Alhambra on September 9, bringing their overall record to 2-0. They still have yet to play a league game. “[It was] an important NCS match,” said head coach Bob Kustel. CROSS COUNTRY ATTENDS FIRST MEET ...

Sports Recap: Week of 8/31

Sports Recap: Week of 8/31

Calvin Rosevear, Calvin Rosevear, and Calvin Rosevear

September 14, 2015


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GIRLS VARSITY GOLF LOSES AT REDWOOD The girls varsity golf team lost at Redwood 212-229 on August 31, bringing their overall record to 2-1 and their league record to 1-1.  In the loss, junior Courtney Chang led the Tam team with a 52, followed by senior Maddie Stoops with a 55, and junior Sabrina H...

Swimmers Finish MCAL Season

Swimmers Finish MCAL Season

James Finn & Caroline Frost

May 18, 2014


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The boys’ and girls’ swimming teams finished third and fourth, respectively, at the MCAL championship meet on May 10. The boys’ team finished with a total of 336 points, coming in after Redwood (385) and Terra Linda (347). The girls registered a score of 233 to fall behind Marin Catholic (423),...

Profile: Senior Sean Haechler, Swimmer

Profile: Senior Sean Haechler, Swimmer

Elizabeth Archer

March 24, 2014


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It wasn’t until his junior year that things started to heat up for senior Sean Haechler, one of Tam’s fastest swimmers. Breaking four records on Tam’s current swim team—the 200 yard medley relay, the 400 free relay, the 200 individual medley, and the 100 fly—Haechler is expected to help lead...

Ballet Brings Star Goalie to Tam

Ballet Brings Star Goalie to Tam

Joe Laland

October 3, 2012


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Ballet isn’t a typical cross training sport for water polo players. However, senior Elliot Ordway has transitioned from ballet dancer to one of the toughest water polo goalies in MCAL. “3 years ago, I started as a field player, but then my coach said you’re tall, hop in the cage, and it came naturall...

Boys varsity water polo wins 7-2 against Northgate Mustangs

Declan Katz

September 6, 2012


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On September 6, the Tam boys varsity water polo team faced the Northgate Mustangs at home in a 7-2 victory. A dominant offense and defense with contributions from freshman Jackson Hettler, junior Alec Williams, senior Austin Wimberley and senior Elliot Ordway made for a very successful game for Tam....

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