The Tam News

Girls’ Basketball Wins MCAL Championship Title

Girls’ Basketball Wins MCAL Championship Title

By Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

March 14, 2017

The girls’ varsity basketball team narrowly claimed the MCAL championship title for the second year in a row on February 18 after beating rival Redwood 39-36. “They felt [the pressure] but they came through,” head coach Mike Evans said. “I thought we had a really good game plan.” “After th...

Breakthrough Day

Breakthrough Day

By Megan Butt

March 10, 2017

Students participated in Breakthrough Day on February 27 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Operation Breakthrough, a student-led initiative that took place in 1967 following race riots on campus. Students and staff spent much of the day discussing issues of race in tutorial classes in addition to...

Girls’ Varsity Basketball Senior Night Recap

Girls’ Varsity Basketball Senior Night Recap

By Nicole Anisgard-Parra and Nicole Anisgard-Parra

February 27, 2017

The girls’ varsity basketball team came away with an dominating 65-29 victory over Terra Linda on Friday, February 10th in Gus Gym. Prior to the start of the game, a brief ceremony took place to celebrate Senior Night for captains Jaiana Harris, Megan Lee, and Katie Sowerby, along with players Tau...

Red Hawk Chalk Talk: Girls’ Varsity Basketball

Red Hawk Chalk Talk: Girls’ Varsity Basketball

By Jack Loder and Jack Loder

December 14, 2016

For the first time in their history, the  girls’ varsity basketball team will be looking to defend their MCAL championship title. Returning with a core group of guards and shooters, the team looks to be a force in MCAL again this season. This year’s team has a unique combination of established star...

Girls’ Varsity Basketball Victorious in Final Home Game

Girls’ Varsity Basketball Victorious in Final Home Game

By Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

March 15, 2016

The girls’ varsity basketball team beat South San Francisco High School in a narrow 58-57 victory on March 9, to continue in NorCal playoffs. This was the team’s last home game of the season as they were eliminated a game later 75-51 to Campolindo on March 12. In their victory against South San Francisco...

Girls Varsity Basketball Beats Drake

Girls Varsity Basketball Beats Drake

By Blake Villanueva and Blake Villanueva

January 13, 2016

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...

Athlete of the Issue: Jaiana Harris (Varsity Basketball Player & Rising Rapper)

Athlete of the Issue: Jaiana Harris (Varsity Basketball Player & Rising Rapper)

By Misha Krivoruchko and Misha Krivoruchko

December 14, 2015

It has only been a few weeks since junior Jaiana Harris transferred to Tam from Redwood, and she is already having an effect on school culture. She is a captain of the girls varsity basketball team and a rising rap star. “My mom wanted me to go to Tam freshman year, but I wanted a new start,” Ha...

Girls Varsity Basketball Beats Livingston

Girls Varsity Basketball Beats Livingston

By Blake Killingsworth and Blake Killingsworth

December 6, 2015

The girls varsity basketball team maintained a comfortable lead throughout Friday night’s home game on December 4 and defeated Livingston by a 26-point margin, winning 71-45. Tam shot the ball well and punished the opposition by forcing turnovers and converting on fast breaks. The leading scorer for ...