Country Clubbin’

Country Clubbin’

Lucas Rosevear

February 6, 2019


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Although a dominant player on the course, senior Nick Friedman seemed somewhat uncomfortable sitting down with The Tam News for an interview. “I’m trying to figure out how to make golf interesting,” he said, chuckling. Friedman is unexpectedly humble and soft-spoken when discussing his experience...

Haight Wins Coach of the Year

Haight Wins Coach of the Year

Miles Rubens and Miles Rubens

June 11, 2018


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Girls golf coach John Haight was awarded this year’s Coach of the Year award by the Tam Administration. Haight, who has coached the team for ten  seasons, was given the award for his leadership, positive attitude, and sportsmanship. Haight first learned he had received the award  in a letter fr...

Nygaard Steps Down as Golf Coach

Nygaard Steps Down as Golf Coach

Benjy Wall-Feng

June 10, 2018


Filed under News

P.E. teacher Dustin Nygaard ended his tenure as boys golf coach following the conclusion of the spring 2018 season. “I just stepped down from the position, and I’m going to be an assistant coach working with Shane [Kennedy] on the girls varsity soccer team next season,” Nygaard said. Nyga...

Spring Season Sports Previews: Quotes from the Coaches

The Sports Staff and The Sports Staff

March 14, 2017


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

Girls’ Swimming, Brittney Boyd: “I hope that everybody swims fast this season, is having fun, and puts in some best times, and hopefully we’re top competitors at MCAL.” Boys’ Swimming, Ken Weber: “[My main goal for this season] is that we are going to win the MCAL championships this yea...

Athlete of the Issue: Ben Soicher

Athlete of the Issue: Ben Soicher

Josh Love and Josh Love

November 9, 2016


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Most people consider golf to be a sport designated for old, wealthy men who socialize more than exercise and drive around the golf course in their Polo T-shirts and slacks. Well, that’s not the case for Ben Soicher, an eighth grade student at Mill Valley Middle School (MVMS). Soicher picked up hi...

Q & A with Megan Lee: Slaying Sports of Many Sorts

Q & A with Megan Lee: Slaying Sports of Many Sorts

Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

February 2, 2016


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Junior Megan Lee loves to play sports. She has played soccer, plays basketball and golf, and rides for the mountain bike team. She also plans to play softball this spring. Her focus is on basketball. For this issue’s Q&A, she discussed her experience participating in the variety of sports she pl...

Sports Recap: Week of 9/14

Sports Recap: Week of 9/14

Calvin Rosevear & Misha Krivoruchko and Calvin Rosevear & Misha Krivoruchko

September 27, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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 5/4

Sports Recap: Week of 5/4

May 12, 2015


Filed under Sports

VARSITY SOFTBALL SUFFERS LOSS TO RIVAL REDWOOD The varsity softball team lost to Redwood 14-1 on May 4, bringing their MCAL league record to 5-5. Sophomore Kendall Lafranchi, sophomore Anna Reichenbach, and senior Chloe Jacobs contributed the only four hits of the game in the loss.   VARSITY GOLF TEAM...

Sports Update: April 28 Action

Sports Update: April 28 Action

Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

April 29, 2015


Filed under Sports

GIRLS’ VARSITY LACROSSE SUFFERS LOSS TO UNIVERSITY The girls’ varsity lacrosse team lost to University High School 14-7 on April 28 in San Francisco. This brings their overall record to 2-11 and their league record to 0-7. Despite the score, Natalie Butler, one of the girls’ coaches, was pl...

MCAL Spring All-League: Tam ballot

MCAL Spring All-League: Tam ballot

June 10, 2013


Filed under Sports

As Spring Sports, and, sadly, the school year draw near the end, please take a moment to honor all of the scholar athletes on this list and commend them for their efforts on the field and off. These students were clearly dominant in each of their respective sports. Baseball Jonny Wachtel, Sr. - First Team Infield Chris Hayman...

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