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Boys Varsity Basketball Makes the Pirates Walk the Plank

Boys Varsity Basketball Makes the Pirates Walk the Plank

Milo Levine and Rocky Brown

January 11, 2019


Filed under Game Coverage, Showcase, Sports

  The boys varsity basketball team defeated the Sir Francis Drake Pirates in a lopsided victory, with a final score of 46-28. The Hawks were led by senior forward Devon Dyer, who scored 14-points in the game and silenced the Drake student section with a hard two-handed slam in the fourth quarter, fol...

Boys Volleyball Loses to Drake

Boys Volleyball Loses to Drake

Camille Howard

April 23, 2018


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

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...

4/25 Facilities Master Plan Board Meeting Recap

Piper Goeking

May 24, 2017


Filed under News

The Tamalpais Union High School District held a board meeting to discuss a facilities draft master plan on April 25.  Jim Kisel of LPA Inc., a consultant hired by the Board, presented the draft which gave an overview of potential renovations to the district’s five campuses.  The draft was open to trustee...

Drake to Replace Turf Field

Adam Tolson

April 3, 2017


Filed under News

The Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) school board has voted to replace the turf on the Sir Francis Drake football field due to health concerns. After 12 years of playing on the old turf, which was made of ground up car tires, many parents voiced their opinions on the health risks and a vote ...

Rob Davis Succeeds on the Court (Web Exclusive)

Rob Davis Succeeds on the Court (Web Exclusive)

Francis Strietmann

March 31, 2017


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Senior and middle blocker of the Boys’ Varsity Volleyball team Senior Rob Davis transferred to Tam after four years at Eastside College Preparatory School, a boarding school in Palo Alto. Davis, who played basketball for five years prior, reluctantly began his volleyball career as a freshman at Eastsid...

David Rice Joins Administration Team

Marina Furbush

March 17, 2017


Filed under News

At the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year, Assistant Principal Brian Lynch was replaced by former Drake Assistant Principal David Rice, who previously worked at Tam as a social studies teacher. Lynch is now working as assistant principal at Redwood.   “Ultimately, the district office places As...

Request for Girls Field Hockey Team

Request for Girls Field Hockey Team

Tess Lochman

October 14, 2016


Filed under News

Tam High School might have its first field hockey team. Athletic director Christina Amoroso, is organizing a team of girls who are interested in participating in the inaugural season starting next August. “The athletic council needs to approve the team first because it’s a lot of money, but I th...

Tam High Mountain Bike Team Wins NorCal D1 at Petaluma

Tam High Mountain Bike Team Wins NorCal D1 at Petaluma

Calvin Rosevear

May 2, 2016


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

The Tam High mountain bike team came in first place out of NorCal Division one teams in their fourth race of the year on April 23. The race was the nearest to Tam, in Petaluma, and many team podiums (top five wins) contributed to the win. Nine total riders came in the top five for Tam, spread out throu...

Varsity Boys’ Volleyball Loses to Drake

Varsity Boys’ Volleyball Loses to Drake

Kevin Lee, Kevin Lee, Kevin Lee, Kevin Lee, and Kevin Lee

April 8, 2016


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

The Drake boys varsity volleyball team beat Tamalpais 3-0 at Tam on March 8, 2016. Tam is a young team but Drake has a lot of club experience. “I think we are young and that’s a respectable loss. I think it’s going to take time for the team to find their way,”Head Coach Jason Souza said. “Ther...

New Diving Coach Haley Quinn Hired

New Diving Coach Haley Quinn Hired

Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

March 3, 2016


Filed under Profiles, Sports

After Nathan Severin’s departure last year to become Drake’s athletic director,  Tam was left without a diving coach. Haley Quinn was hired this year to fill in the empty position in the program. Quinn additionally is involved in Tam’s special education program. “My husband got a job in the city....

Girls Varsity Basketball Beats Drake

Girls Varsity Basketball Beats Drake

Blake Villanueva and Blake Villanueva

January 13, 2016


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

The girls’ varsity basketball team picked up a close 45-43 win against Drake’s Pirates on January 7, bringing their overall record to 12-1 and MCAL record to 3-0. Tam’s Amari Allison started off the game by winning the jump ball, putting Tam on the attack. However, Drake was the first to score, l...

“If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late”

“If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late”

Kevin Lee

April 2, 2015


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

Drake’s catchy new album, “If You’re Reading This, It’s Too Late” captures the essence of trap with flowing lines and hard beats. Anyone can bump to his music and it’s hard not to feel the vibe. Drake’s unannounced album also brings the Beyoncé to the beat as he didn’t need to hype the...