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Varsity Football Team Beats San Rafael, Seniors Reflect on Season

Varsity Football Team Beats San Rafael, Seniors Reflect on Season

Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

November 21, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

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)

Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

November 18, 2015


Filed under Profiles, Sports

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 Beats Novato for First Time in 15 Years

Varsity Football Beats Novato for First Time in 15 Years

James Finn and James Finn

October 16, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

The varsity football team defeated Novato 37-35 on September 26 on Novato’s home field. The nail-biting victory marked the first time the team had defeated a Novato squad since 2000, according to several Tam players. Tam’s victory was hard-fought and, in more ways than one, miraculous. The Hawks fel...

Varsity Football Loses to Marin Catholic

Varsity Football Loses to Marin Catholic

Misha Krivoruchko and Misha Krivoruchko

October 16, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

Tam’s Varsity football team squared off against Marin Catholic on Saturday October 10, in a game that turned out to be one of the most disheartening losses of the season so far for the Hawks. Three minutes into the first quarter, the Hawks were down 21-0 and already had two turnovers. The game end...

Varsity Football Loses Homecoming Game, Harris Injured

Varsity Football Loses Homecoming Game, Harris Injured

Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

October 13, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

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. ...

Thomas Whalen Says Goodbye to Tam Soccer

Thomas Whalen Says Goodbye to Tam Soccer

Ethan Lawrence and Ethan Lawrence

September 27, 2015


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Sophomore Thomas Whalen, who scored 16 goals during his freshman season for Tam's varsity soccer team, has decided to join a soccer academy called Force in San Jose rather than playing soccer at Tam this season. He was nominated as second team all league last year joining last years teammates Jake Henry, R...

Varsity Football Gets First Win

Varsity Football Gets First Win

Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

September 16, 2015


Filed under Sports

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...

Soccer Moves to Winter

Soccer Moves to Winter

Ethan Lawrence

March 24, 2015


Filed under Sports

The girls’ and boys’ soccer seasons have officially been moved to the winter from the spring and fall for the 2015-2016 school year, opening up opportunities for soccer players to play additional sports in the fall and spring. Varsity football coach Jon Black believes it will help their team improve. “We...

Boy’s Soccer Legacy

Boy’s Soccer Legacy

Peter Wynn

October 14, 2014


Filed under Sports

This fall, Tam High’s newly famed and successful varsity soccer team will attempt to carry on their recent success as they begin a new season missing integral parts of their championship team from last year. Junior Riley Walls acknowledged this year may be an uphill fight, “We are the underdogs going...