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Boys Tennis Wins MCAL Championship

Boys Tennis Wins MCAL Championship

Eddie Schultz

May 22, 2018


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

The Tam boys’ tennis team defeated Redwood five matches to four to win the MCAL championship on Thursday, April 26, at San Rafael High. The Hawks were defeated by Redwood twice during the regular season. With the previous week’s loss to Redwood (7-2) still in their minds, Tam knew it had to turn th...

Trials and Trail-bulations

Trials and Trail-bulations

Emma Schultz and Emma Schultz

December 18, 2017


Filed under Sports

Tam’s cross-country team is one to be reckoned with. It trains six days a week during the season and finishes consistently among the top MCAL teams. The boys’ team, led by senior captains Nick Wong and Ronan Cain, placed fourth in MCALs. “We had lost three seniors last season, so at the be...

Winter is Coming

Winter is Coming

Jack Loder

November 9, 2017


Filed under Sports

The days are getting shorter, the leaves are beginning to fall, and Tam High is humming with anticipation. Winter is coming and it’s basketball season folks. This means it’s time for another three month hoops binge where I spend a ridiculous amount of time, money, and emotional investment in the...

Baseball Defeats Northgate in NCS Quarterfinals

Baseball Defeats Northgate in NCS Quarterfinals

Miles Rubens

May 31, 2017


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

The varsity baseball team defeated the Northgate Broncos 4-2 in the quarterfinals of the North Coast Section (NCS) Division Two playoffs at Northgate in Walnut Creek on Saturday, May 27. Tam, a ten seed, upset the two seed Broncos on the heels of a victory against seventh seed Maria Carrillo High School...

Track NCS Seniors

Jacob Swergold

May 29, 2017


Filed under Sports

Lizzy Labeeuw-Anderson “I struggled being sick early in the season, but I’m very happy with the way the end of the season went. I’m looking forward to NCS as an opportunity to race against some very talented girls and hopefully run a fast time.” Kate Miekley “Overall, I’m really happ...

End of an Era

End of an Era

Sabrina Baker

May 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

The varsity baseball team is nearing the end of the season, but for the eight senior Hawks, it’s an especially bittersweet time. Seniors Matthew Kearney, Kevin McDougal, Jack Dickson, Will Muir, Connor Swenberg, Nick Kennison, Sam Spiegelman, and Ryan Leake have been together a since the beginning...

Athlete of the Issue: Karim Shakur, NCS Wrestling Champion

Athlete of the Issue: Karim Shakur, NCS Wrestling Champion

Miles Rubens and Miles Rubens & Zoe Wynn

March 14, 2017


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Karim Shakur’s remarkable transformation into an elite high school wrestler didn’t take place overnight. Shakur, this year’s NCS champion in his 195 pound weight class was the first Tam wrestler to ever win the section title and advance to the CIF NorCal tournament. Shakur won five straight matches to wi...

Sports Opinion: In Defense of Girls Lacrosse

Sports Opinion: In Defense of Girls Lacrosse

Dahlia Zail and Dahlia Zail

March 14, 2017


Filed under Sports

Imagine this. You spend two hours after school practicing every day. You play your heart out in every single game. You condition, train, and drill, trying tirelessly to get better. And in return for all your work, you’re faced with empty bleachers at every. Single. Home game. Which is ironic, consi...

Boys’ Soccer Wins MCAL Championship Title

Boys’ Soccer Wins MCAL Championship Title

Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

March 14, 2017


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

The boys’ varsity soccer team won the MCAL championship beating Terra Linda 3-0 on February 11. The team had progressed to the finals after beating Novato 1-0 in the quarter finals and beating Drake 4-1 in the semifinals. Senior and Tam News reporter Ryan Leake scored two goals in the victory and ju...

Girls’ Basketball Wins MCAL Championship Title

Girls’ Basketball Wins MCAL Championship Title

Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

March 14, 2017


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

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...

Muslim Athlete Barred From Playing

Muslim Athlete Barred From Playing

Maddie Asch

December 15, 2016


Filed under News

Girls’ basketball referees from the Golden Gate Officials Bureau Referee Organization prohibited junior varsity player Amina Nakhuda from playing during two pre-season games because her religious attire was against uniform regulations in the 2015-2016 school year, according to Nakhuda and Coach Mik...

Tam Hires New Baseball Staff

Tam Hires New Baseball Staff

Vincent Boot and Vincent Boot

March 29, 2016


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Over the last couple of years, Tam baseball has been in an identity crisis.  After opting out of re-signing head coach Mike Terry in fall of 2013, Tam acquired Scott Osder.  In late summer of 2015, Tam decided not to reinstate Osder as head of the program.  A few weeks later he was reinstated, then f...

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