Air Quality Affects Sports

Air Quality Affects Sports

November 23, 2018


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The deadliest, most destructive wildfire in California's history, known as the Butte County Wildfire destroyed around 14,000 residences and killed at least 85 people as it raged across Northern California. The fire, nicknamed as The Camp Fire, started early Thursday morning of November 8th and was not fin...

Coach’s Take

Coach’s Take

Samantha Ferro and Aaron Young

September 20, 2018


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With Additional Reporting by Samantha Ferro   Girls Field Hockey “We have lofty goals of winning half of our games,” said coach Michelle Perrin-Boutwell, “but most of all, we want to learn how to lose with dignity, and how to play field hockey well.”   Varsity Football “We all shar...

Small Fish Big Pond

Small Fish Big Pond

Jack Loder

October 12, 2017


Filed under Profiles, Sports

As the final seconds ticked off the aquatic center scoreboard at Acalanes High School on November 17, Boys Varsity Water Polo head coach Bob Kustel breathed a sigh of relief. In his 16th season at the helm of Hawk water polo, Kustel would finally bring home an NCS championship banner. “It was an unbeli...

Sports Opinion: Oh Captain, My Captain

Sports Opinion: Oh Captain, My Captain

Connor Norton and Connor Norton

November 9, 2016


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It seems that far too often having captains at the varsity and junior varsity levels of high school sports creates more issues than it solves. This could be due to a number of reasons: the team disagrees with the captain, the captain thinks they are a coach, or having a captain simply ruins the dynamic o...

Boys Water Polo Defeats Justin Siena

Boys Water Polo Defeats Justin Siena

Arya Guinney

October 4, 2016


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

Tam’s boys varsity water polo (4-0 in MCAL) continued their 13 overall game streak on September 26 with a win against Justin-Siena (0-3) and a final score of 15-4. Despite Tam winning by a large margin, head coach Robert Kustel continues to encourage the team to improve every game. “It wasn’t...

Girls’ Varsity Water Polo Loses to Novato

Girls’ Varsity Water Polo Loses to Novato

Kendall Lafranchi

September 27, 2016


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The girls’ varsity water polo team lost to Novato 10-7 on September 14. The Hornets (1-0) and Hawks (0-1) were neck in neck through the first two quarters with Novato leading 6-5. The third quarter was low scoring with Novato and Tam only scoring in the four minutes and two minutes to go, respecti...

Girls’ Varsity Water Polo Loses to Saint Ignatius

Girls’ Varsity Water Polo Loses to Saint Ignatius

Emily Pavis

September 27, 2016


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The girls' varsity water polo lost to the Saint Ignatius Wildcats by a mere one point on September 14. The Hawks started in control, leading by 2-1 at the end of the first quarter. The Hawks scored an additional two goals in the second quarter,  yet let in four, losing momentum. By the final quarter,...

Sophomore John Luster Reflects on Tam Water Polo (Web Exclusive)

Sophomore John Luster Reflects on Tam Water Polo (Web Exclusive)

Ethan Lawrence and Ethan Lawrence

December 14, 2015


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Ever wonder who the man in the goal on the Varsity water polo team is? Well his name is John Luster. As a current Sophomore, Luster began playing water polo his freshman year after being encouraged by his sister, who plays for Marin Catholic, to join the team. “At first I didn't really take it that seriou...

Willzie and the Water Polo Boys

Willzie and the Water Polo Boys

November 18, 2015


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https://youtu.be/XlnTXCWh41U Watch reporter Willzie Connelly attempt a day of practice with the varsity water polo team.

Water Polo Semi Finals – Tam Takes Down Marin Academy

Water Polo Semi Finals – Tam Takes Down Marin Academy

Elliott Jacobs and Blake Villanueva

November 18, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, TBN, Video - Sports

https://youtu.be/XE6lcHQkBUQ The boys varsity water polo team beat Marin Academy on November 11 to advance to the NCS finals against Northgate High School. Tam kicked off the semifinal game with an immediate goal. However, Tam trailed 1-3 by the end of the first Quarter. Marin Academy’s goal in...

Sports Recap: Week of 9/14

Sports Recap: Week of 9/14

Calvin Rosevear & Misha Krivoruchko and Calvin Rosevear & Misha Krivoruchko

September 27, 2015


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BOYS VARSITY WATER POLO WINS AT SAN RAFAEL The boys varsity water polo team won 17-6 at San Rafael on September 15 for their first MCAL game of the season, bringing their overall record to 6-2. Senior Jackson Hettler, junior Kevin McDougal, and junior Nate Gelbach each scored three times in the win. ...

The Toss with Maass

The Toss with Maass

Max Plotkin, Max Plotkin, and Max Plotkin

September 21, 2015


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Water Polo is not for the weak of heart, or body. It requires time and devotion that may be too much for even the more dedicated athletes. However, Tam junior Tristan Maass is up to the challenge. “We used to have morning practices three times a week, about an hour before school started. Luckily ...

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