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Varsity Football Team Beats San Rafael, Seniors Reflect on Season

Varsity Football Team Beats San Rafael, Seniors Reflect on Season

By Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

November 21, 2015

The varsity football team beat San Rafael 54-6 for their seniors’ day game on October 31. For seniors Davon Cunningham, Treyvon Cunningham, Kimo Karp, Riley Walls, (a Tam News reporter) Wanya Williams, Brett Quai Hoi, Trenten Francis, Brian Rivas, and Sasha Damore, it was their last regular season h...

Athlete of the Issue: Riley Walls (Extended Web Edition)

Athlete of the Issue: Riley Walls (Extended Web Edition)

By Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

November 18, 2015

Senior Riley Walls jumped at the opportunity when the soccer season was switched from fall to winter. He saw an open slot for a sport and took it, deciding to kick for the varsity football team. Walls’ older brother, two years his senior, had the original idea to kick for the football team and pl...

Varsity Football Loses Homecoming Game, Harris Injured

Varsity Football Loses Homecoming Game, Harris Injured

By Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

October 13, 2015

The varsity football team lost 20-17 to the Terra Linda Trojans on October 3 on Tam’s homecoming day, bringing their overall record to 2-3 and their MCAL record to 1-1. “We couldn’t stop them at the end, we had a chance to win but we just didn’t make the plays,” said head coach Jon Black. ...

Sports Recap: Week of 9/21

Sports Recap: Week of 9/21

By Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

September 30, 2015

GIRLS VARSITY GOLF WINS AT MARIN CATHOLIC The girls varsity golf team won at Marin Catholic 201-227 on September 22, bringing their overall record to 5-2 and their MCAL record to 4-2. Tam was led by junior Courtney Chang’s 47, senior Claire Rutgers’ 48, senior Maddie Stoops’ 53, and sophomore Nat...

Tam Wins MCAL Sportsmanship Award

Tam Wins MCAL Sportsmanship Award

By James Finn and James Finn

September 27, 2015

Tam athletes, coaches, and athletic spectators were honored on Thursday, August 27 when Tam was announced as the winner of the annual Marin County Athletic League (MCAL) Sportsmanship Award for the 2014-2015 school year. According to the MCAL website, the award is given to the MCAL school that-in the o...

Q+A: Varsity Quarterback Jack Harris

Q+A: Varsity Quarterback Jack Harris

By Misha Krivoruchko

September 27, 2015

Junior Jack Harris has been playing football since Pop Warner and is now quarterback of the Varsity football team. Since being promoted to varsity quarterback as a sophomore, he has grown significantly as a player and a leader and hopes to improve the Varsity team’s winning record from last year. We...

Varsity Football Gets First Win

Varsity Football Gets First Win

By Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

September 16, 2015

The varsity football team beat Balboa 55-18 at home on September 12, bringing their overall record to 1-2, and completing their first win of the season. They have yet to play a league game. “We needed a win really badly,” said head coach Jon Black. “We had a good week of practice, and that...

Sports Recap: Week of 8/24

Sports Recap: Week of 8/24

By Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

September 10, 2015

GIRLS VARSITY GOLF WINS AT SAN DOMENICO The girls varsity golf team won 197-227 at San Domenico on August 24, for the first Tam sports event of the season.“The team showed very little rust from the off season with excellent scores led by both [junior Courtney Chang] and [senior Maddie Stoops] shoo...

Varsity Baseball Out of NCS Playoffs

Varsity Baseball Out of NCS Playoffs

By Calvin Rosevear

June 1, 2015

The varsity baseball team was eliminated from the NCS playoffs after they lost to Alhambra 4-1 on May 30. “They just had that one better inning than us and we didn’t really respond to it,” said senior Mason Collins. Sophomore Nick Kennison started and went two-and-a-third innings before being...

Sports Recap: Week of 5/11

Sports Recap: Week of 5/11

May 20, 2015

VARSITY SOFTBALL WALKS OFF AGAINST TERRA LINDA The varsity softball team beat Terra Linda 3-2 on May 11, bringing their overall record to 12-7 and their MCAL league record to 7-6. They walked-off in extra innings, when sophomore Sophia Venables had the game-winning RBI when she was walked with the ba...

Sports Recap: Week of 5/4

Sports Recap: Week of 5/4

May 12, 2015

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

By Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

April 29, 2015

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...