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Has Tennis become too Traditional?

Has Tennis become too Traditional?

Samantha Ferro

October 17, 2018


Filed under Sports

Like a few other sports, tennis is considered a gentleman’s sport and gentleman’s game. However, not just gentlemen now play. When people view sports they typically imagine sports such as soccer, baseball, basketball, and American football: team-oriented sports with huge crowds and massive stadium...

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...

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...

Humans of Tam: My Brother Had to Come Home

Humans of Tam: My Brother Had to Come Home

Kennedy Cook and Michael Diamandakis

December 14, 2016


Filed under Features, Humans of Tam

  My brother had to come home. The doctors didn’t really know what was going on because he was having a lot of headaches and was having seizures, they didn’t know what was happening, they thought it was something to do with his teeth. They thought taking out the wisdom teeth would make it ...

Athlete Q&A with Finn Taylor (Freshman Boys’ Varsity Tennis Player)

Athlete Q&A with Finn Taylor (Freshman Boys’ Varsity Tennis Player)

Calvin Rosevear & Zoe Wynn and Calvin Rosevear & Zoe Wynn

June 3, 2016


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Freshman Finn Taylor was a key contributor to the boys’ varsity tennis team and their undefeated regular season. What were the highlights of the tennis season? Beating Redwood for the first time. That was pretty nice. Of course we did lose to them in the MCAL tournament, but we did have a perfec...

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...

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...

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...

Support Your Real Home Team

Support Your Real Home Team

The Sports Editors and The Sports Editors

February 27, 2013


Filed under Opinion, Sports

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...

Boys tennis goes to NCS

Joe Laland

June 7, 2012


Filed under Sports

Tam’s boys tennis team carried their momentum from a strong MCAL finish in the regular season directly into the postseason but just short of rivals Redwood in the championship game in Larkspur 4-5. “Our team has been incredible over the last 2 months. After some friction in the beginning of the year,...

School sports: the income divide

School sports: the income divide

Elianna Cohen

June 3, 2012


Filed under Features, Sports

“When I was little, I knew my parents couldn’t afford to enroll me in any sports programs,” said senior Jennifer Reyes. Throughout tryouts during her sophomore year, she realized that she could not keep up with her other potential teammates. But Reyes wasn’t alone. Lots of other students who didn...

Girls tennis advances in NCS semi-finals

November 9, 2010


Filed under Sports

EYE ON THE BALL: Liza Brusman prepares to return a rally against Redwood. Photo by: Lorna McGuiness Varsity girls tennis prevails over Head-Royce in the NCS division II semi-finals with a score of 5-0 on November 9. Two games were rained out, but in the end the girls battled through a small rainfall to a win. The overall score for Tam is now 19-5. Head...

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