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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...

John Scarsella Takes Over as Softball Coach

John Scarsella Takes Over as Softball Coach

Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

March 3, 2016


Filed under Profiles, Sports

John Scarsella, father of senior and varsity softball pitcher Jessie Scarsella, replaced former varsity softball head coach Erin Lawley this year. “This is the eighth year that I’ve had a daughter pitching at Tam, and the opportunity presented itself because the last coach, Erin [Lawley], who did a gre...

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 5/18

Sports Recap: Week of 5/18

Calvin Rosevear

May 27, 2015


Filed under Sports

TAM TRACK AND FIELD FINISHES 2ND IN MCAL FINALS Tam track and field finished second after Drake in the MCAL finals over two meets on May 14 and May 16. Tam had three individual champions with sophomore Ryan Sacks in the long jump, junior Julien Chelsea in the discus, and senior Frankie Shaw in the...

Varsity Softball Loses to MC, Celebrates Seniors Day

Varsity Softball Loses to MC, Celebrates Seniors Day

May 26, 2015


Filed under Sports

The Tam varsity softball team lost 9-0 to Marin Catholic on May 13, the day that they celebrated their senior day. For two seniors on the team, Chloe Jacobs and Hannah Saltonstall, it was their last regular season home game. Saltonstall was unable to attend the game. “[The game] was very tough. [M...

Sports Recap: Week of 5/11

Sports Recap: Week of 5/11

May 20, 2015


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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


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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 Recap: Week of 4/27

Sports Recap: Week of 4/27

Calvin Rosevear

May 10, 2015


Filed under Sports

BOYS’ VARSITY TENNIS LOSES MCAL MATCH The boys’ varsity tennis team lost 5-4 in an MCAL tournament on April 28, bringing their MCAL league record to 13-3 and their overall record to 16-10. They await to hear whether they get into the North Coast Section Division I (NCS) tournament. They will k...

Softball Makes History With NCS Title Win

Softball Makes History With NCS Title Win

James Finn & Jordan Blackburn

June 12, 2014


Filed under Sports

The softball team defeated Terra Linda 3-2 at San Marin High school on May 31 to claim the 2014 NCS softball title. The win marked Tam’s first-ever NCS softball championship and occured on the same day that the Tam baseball team won the school’s second-ever NCS baseball title. Head softball coach...

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...