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The Face of Tam Swimming: Dahlke Represents Tam at State Swim Meet

The Face of Tam Swimming: Dahlke Represents Tam at State Swim Meet

By Jack Loder

May 31, 2017

Tam junior TK Dahlke was the lone Red Tailed Hawk at the state swim meet this past Friday and Saturday May 19th/20th at Clovis West High School in Fresno. Dahlke competed in the 50 and 100 meter freestyle events, placing 19th and 17th, respectively. “I love big meets, and this is the biggest one High School swi...

Tam Girls’ Swimming Wins MCALs

Tam Girls’ Swimming Wins MCALs

By Emily Spears

May 23, 2017

The girls' swim team won their first Marin County Athletic League (MCAL) championship in school history on May 6 and 7. The team, lead by coach Brittney Boyd, went against other highly competitive high school teams in the county including Redwood, Drake, Terra Linda, and Marin Catholic. The victory was...

Spring Season Sports Previews: Quotes from the Coaches

By The Sports Staff and The Sports Staff

March 14, 2017

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...

New Diving Coach Haley Quinn Hired

New Diving Coach Haley Quinn Hired

By Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

March 3, 2016

After Nathan Severin’s departure last year to become Drake’s athletic director,  Tam was left without a diving coach. Haley Quinn was hired this year to fill in the empty position in the program. Quinn additionally is involved in Tam’s special education program. “My husband got a job in the city....

Sports Recap: Week of 4/27

Sports Recap: Week of 4/27

By Calvin Rosevear

May 10, 2015

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...

Swimmers Finish MCAL Season

Swimmers Finish MCAL Season

By James Finn & Caroline Frost

May 18, 2014

The boys’ and girls’ swimming teams finished third and fourth, respectively, at the MCAL championship meet on May 10. The boys’ team finished with a total of 336 points, coming in after Redwood (385) and Terra Linda (347). The girls registered a score of 233 to fall behind Marin Catholic (423),...

New Girls’ Swimming Coach

New Girls’ Swimming Coach

By Cam Vernali

May 1, 2014

Brittney Boyd has been coaching the girls’ swim team since the beginning of February and has joined Ken Weber, the boys’ swim team coach, as the new official swim co-coach. "She organizes a bunch of team building stuff... She's going to push us, and it's really great," said sophomore Grace Hanson...

Season Preview: Boys’ Swimming Looks to Reclaim MCAL Title

Season Preview: Boys’ Swimming Looks to Reclaim MCAL Title

By Nic Mosher

March 29, 2014

After a strong second place finish in MCALs last year, the boys' swim team is looking to reestablish their title as the best team in the league, a title they have won four consecutive times in the previous four years. Despite losing two Division One swimmers (Elliot Ordway to UCLA water polo, and Mi...

Profile: Senior Sean Haechler, Swimmer

Profile: Senior Sean Haechler, Swimmer

By Elizabeth Archer

March 24, 2014

It wasn’t until his junior year that things started to heat up for senior Sean Haechler, one of Tam’s fastest swimmers. Breaking four records on Tam’s current swim team—the 200 yard medley relay, the 400 free relay, the 200 individual medley, and the 100 fly—Haechler is expected to help lead...

Boys’ and Girls’ Swimming Defeated in MCAL Championship

Boys’ and Girls’ Swimming Defeated in MCAL Championship

By Sander Lutz

June 6, 2013

On Friday, May 10th, and Saturday, May 11th, Tam’s Varsity swim teams both entered the MCAL Championships with heavy burdens lying on their shoulders: the girls were looking to, with a particularly competitive team, finally dethrone rival Redwood from a nine-year consecutive victory streak, while the...

Support Your Real Home Team

Support Your Real Home Team

By The Sports Editors and The Sports Editors

February 27, 2013

So the San Francisco 49ers lost the Super Bowl. Yes, it would have been amazing if they’d won for a sixth time, and perhaps they should have, but that’s over and done with. While local football fans might still be living in a world of what-ifs, other professional sports continue their seasons...

Tam Swimming and Diving: 2013 Season Brings a Few Changes

By Sarah Asch

February 22, 2013

When the spring sports season begins on February 4, Tam swimmers will notice a series of changes regarding how practices are run and new members of the coaching staff, including second year science teacher Lara Corkrey as the girls head coach. As this season approaches, both the girls and boys head coaches...