Flag on the Play

Flag on the Play

Max Goldberg

December 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

With contributions by Lukas Affeltranger and Cooper Carroll representing the Tam High Football Team Tam High Football was shocked to read a Tam News article that made unfounded assertions, stating the football team perpetuates misogyny and discourages members of the Tam community from participating solely...

Girls can have Balls Too

Girls can have Balls Too

October 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports

Football. That is what it is called when men play it. Powder Puff is what it’s called when women play it, because god forbid women are taken seriously enough to play a sport that is technically co-ed. First, as a female athlete, as a teenager, and as a student at this school, I find it completely i...

Coach’s Take

Coach’s Take

Samantha Ferro and Aaron Young

September 20, 2018


Filed under Sports

With Additional Reporting by Samantha Ferro   Girls Field Hockey “We have lofty goals of winning half of our games,” said coach Michelle Perrin-Boutwell, “but most of all, we want to learn how to lose with dignity, and how to play field hockey well.”   Varsity Football “We all shar...

Tackling Gender Norms

Tackling Gender Norms

Skye Schoenhoeft

September 20, 2018


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Senior Jackie Hernandez is breaking barriers as the first female Tam football player in the school’s recent history. This is Jackie’s first year on the football team, as well as the first sport she has ever played for Tam. “I always wanted to try out since freshman year but I was a little intimi...

When Life Gives You LemMons

When Life Gives You LemMons

Jack Loder

August 31, 2017


Filed under Sports

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...

Crewe Hutson: Overcoming Obstacles

Crewe Hutson: Overcoming Obstacles

Kennedy Cook and Michael Diamandakis

June 2, 2017


Filed under Sports

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 ...

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 ...

Varsity Football Beats Justin Siena, Players Berkley and Mitchell Suspended

Varsity Football Beats Justin Siena, Players Berkley and Mitchell Suspended

Calvin Rosevear, Calvin Rosevear, Calvin Rosevear, Calvin Rosevear, and Calvin Rosevear

November 3, 2016


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

        photos by Ethan Swope The varsity football team beat Justin Siena 50-21 on October 22 in a game that sparked a brawl in the fourth quarter, resulting in the ejections and one game suspensions of senior Tre’chaun Berkley and junior Tristan Mitchell and no Justin Siena p...

Head Case: What Are You Giving Up to Play?

Head Case: What Are You Giving Up to Play?

Adam Tolson

October 13, 2016


Filed under Featured, Features, Sports

Junior Trevor Lopez will never play competitive football again. Years of hard hits and gruesome blows to the head have taken their toll on Lopez, who has had a passion for the game ever since seventh grade. Up until now, football has been the centerpiece of Lopez’s life; to see it come to an end was...

Varsity Football Crushed by Marin Catholic

Varsity Football Crushed by Marin Catholic

Connor Dargan

September 28, 2016


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

The varsity football team suffered a crushing 56-0 defeat at Marin Catholic on September 24.  Although the game seemed relatively even in the first half, Tam turned the ball over five times, the most ever under head coach Jon Black. The most notable factor in this loss occurred when senior Tre...

Athletes of the Issue: Tristan and Braxton Mitchell

Athletes of the Issue: Tristan and Braxton Mitchell

Miles Rubens

September 14, 2016


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Although the football team hasn’t had much success in recent seasons, things are starting to look up. Brothers Braxton and Tristan Mitchell are two of the reasons why. Braxton, a senior, and Tristan, a junior, are looking to help Tam compete for an MCAL championship this year. Last year, the brothe...

Hawks Look to Exceed expectations on the Grid-Iron

Hawks Look to Exceed expectations on the Grid-Iron

Jack Loder

September 12, 2016


Filed under Sports

School is back in session, the leaves are beginning to change color, and football players and fans all over the country are gearing up for kickoff. Here at Tam High, this year’s Red Tailed Hawks believe they have something to prove. This team, one that has  lost nearly half of its starters from last ...

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