The Tam News

Lauren Ross: Raising the bar

Lauren Ross: Raising the bar

By Leah Fullerton

June 7, 2019

Senior Lauren Ross has earned an array of titles in her time on Tam’s track and field team. However, her experience has not all been smooth sailing.

Athlete of the Issue: Zevan Solomon

Athlete of the Issue: Zevan Solomon

By Connor Dargan

June 3, 2017

As his senior year comes to a close, Zevan Solomon stops to catch his breath and look back on his time on track and field and cross country.  Solomon runs the 800 meter, 1600 meter, and 3200 meter and helped the track team to a second consecutive MCAL victory this year.  His individual performance al...

Athlete of the Issue: Isobel Wright

Athlete of the Issue: Isobel Wright

By Sophia Venables

March 31, 2017

Senior Isobel Wright will be a part of the Wesleyan University track team as a high jumper come next fall. Wright attributes her passion for high jump to joining track in eighth grade. “[The Mill Valley Middle School track coaches] made you try all the events, so I kind of got dropped into high j...

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...

Athlete of the Issue: Lauren Ross

Athlete of the Issue: Lauren Ross

By Megan Butt

June 3, 2016

Freshman Lauren Ross has barely known a life without sports. At the age of five she began gymnastics, at the age of nine she began soccer, and at the age of 11 she began track and field. Ross has been a member of the club team at Gymworld Gymnastics Academy in San Rafael for nine years. Ross comp...

Sports Opinion: Dropping the Baton

Sports Opinion: Dropping the Baton

By Griffin Bary and Griffin Bary

May 12, 2016

In sports, there are winners and losers, coaches and officials, spectators and people judging the spectators, but there is one group that is always overlooked. This group of blunderers does not bring the team success, in fact, most of the time they bring the team loss, shame, and even murder. People who belong to...

Sports Recap: Week of 5/18

Sports Recap: Week of 5/18

By Calvin Rosevear

May 27, 2015

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...

Sports Recap: Week of 5/4

Sports Recap: Week of 5/4

May 12, 2015

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...

MCAL Spring All-League: Tam ballot

MCAL Spring All-League: Tam ballot

June 10, 2013

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...

August Kiles: Pole Vaulter Extraordinaire

August Kiles: Pole Vaulter Extraordinaire

By Cody Duane-McGlashan

May 20, 2013

Three seconds of an all out sprint, the pole bends, and then he’s over. Junior August Kiles is a natural athlete. Already, at age 17, he has broken the school record for pole vaulting with a flawless 15’ 7”. Pole vaulting, which combines speed and agility, seems like the perfect sport for Kil...

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...