The Tam News

Varsity Boys’ Volleyball Loses to Drake

Varsity Boys’ Volleyball Loses to Drake

Kevin Lee, Kevin Lee, Kevin Lee, Kevin Lee, and Kevin Lee

April 8, 2016


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

The Drake boys varsity volleyball team beat Tamalpais 3-0 at Tam on March 8, 2016. Tam is a young team but Drake has a lot of club experience. “I think we are young and that’s a respectable loss. I think it’s going to take time for the team to find their way,”Head Coach Jason Souza said. “Ther...

Varsity Boys’ Tennis vs. Redwood

April 8, 2016


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

Tam played against Novato this Thursday, March 31st. With a 14-1 overall winning streak under their belt and a 11-0 in the league. The Varsity boys team is looking at a pretty nice season at this point. Coach Bill  Washauer has these boys winning. The way they determine who wins is based on the number of indiv...

Karim Shakur: Tam Wrestler (Web Exclusive)

Karim Shakur: Tam Wrestler (Web Exclusive)

Trent Waltz and Trent Waltz

March 15, 2016


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Coming to Tam freshman year and joining Wrestling sophomore year, Tamalpais junior Karim Shakur has put in countless hours of hard work to get to the position of dominance he occupies in MCAL this year. “I started Wrestling Freshman year…at Lincoln...I wasn’t that good,” Shakur said, “[But] ...

Girls’ Varsity Basketball Victorious in Final Home Game

Girls’ Varsity Basketball Victorious in Final Home Game

Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

March 15, 2016


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

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’ Basketball Wins First Ever MCAL Title

Girls’ Basketball Wins First Ever MCAL Title

Calvin Rosevear & Connor Norton and Calvin Rosevear & Connor Norton

March 3, 2016


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

The Tam girls' varsity basketball won the Marin County Athletic League (MCAL) Championship on Saturday, February 20. The Hawks defeated Marin Catholic 44-43, becoming the first girls team from Tam to ever win MCAL’s and the last public school to win this century. The game was tight the whole time. ...

Athlete of the Issue: Noble Reynoso (Olympic Development Team Sailor)

Athlete of the Issue: Noble Reynoso (Olympic Development Team Sailor)

Megan Butt and Megan Butt

March 3, 2016


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Junior Noble Reynoso first learned to sail at a fundamentals camp he was forced to attend during the summer after eighth grade. “I think [my parents] just wanted to get rid of me from nine to five,” Reynoso joked. “I hated the summer camp at first because I just wanted to hang out. I hated getti...

Q & A with Brian Rivas (Wrestling Team Member)

Q & A with Brian Rivas (Wrestling Team Member)

Eddie Schultz and Eddie Schultz

March 3, 2016


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Senior Brian Rivas has been wrestling since eight grade and is a member of the varsity wrestling team. He plays for the track and field team and played for the football team in the fall. Q: Why do you like wrestling? Just the fact that it’s a one-on-one competition. All the other sports that I do...

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...

Athlete of the Issue: Grace Towle

Athlete of the Issue: Grace Towle

Claire Donahue and Claire Donahue

February 2, 2016


Filed under Profiles, Sports

In elementary school junior Grace Towle was a self-described “crazy, horse-obsessed girl” collecting tiny horse figurines and dressing in horse-patterned dresses. Today, Towle is an equestrian who rides four times a week at Sonoma Stables in Petaluma. “Going there usually entails me getting the ...

Girls Varsity Basketball Beats Drake

Girls Varsity Basketball Beats Drake

Blake Villanueva and Blake Villanueva

January 13, 2016


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

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...

Boys Varsity Basketball Loses to Drake

Boys Varsity Basketball Loses to Drake

Blake Killingsworth, Blake Killingsworth, and Blake Killingsworth

January 13, 2016


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

Fans packed Gus gym on Friday night to watch the varsity boys’ basketball team (1-3 MCAL, 3-12 overall) take on MCAL powerhouse Drake (3-1 MCAL, 10-5 overall). Tam put up an impressive fight for 3 quarters, but Drake pulled away at the end to seal the 66-53 victory. Tam moved the ball well and quickly...