The Tam News

Row, Row, Row Your Boat

Row, Row, Row Your Boat

By Kennedy Cook

June 6, 2018

Despite her doctor’s warnings, she played on. To senior Alexis Travers, basketball was everything. Her first time playing on a basketball team was in fifth grade. “When I was little, I wasn’t athletic at all,” she said. “I was really self conscious... and I didn’t really know what I ...

Tam Baseball Knocks MC Out of the Playoffs

Tam Baseball Knocks MC Out of the Playoffs

By Griffin Chen

June 6, 2018

  On Wednesday, May 23, Tam’s baseball team played Marin Catholic in the first game of Division 2 NCS playoffs, coming out with a 1-0 victory. Jack Loder, one of Tam’s star players, pitched the game, carrying the team to victory. “It was a phenomenal game, Jack Loder did what Jack Lode...

Unified Sports Track Event

Unified Sports Track Event

By Elissa Asch

May 22, 2018

Both special and general education students competed side by side at the Unified Track Sports event at Tam on April 18. The event was the latest of multiple unified basketball games and track meets held this year at Tam and other schools in Marin County. “Our program combines general ed students ...

Boys Tennis Wins MCAL Championship

Boys Tennis Wins MCAL Championship

By Eddie Schultz

May 22, 2018

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...

Aiming Towards the Future

Aiming Towards the Future

By Eddie Schultz

May 22, 2018

Freshman Sam Smith had an immediate impact in her first season on varsity lacrosse, helping the girls’ team to a 5-3 MCAL start (as of May 7). “I was really nervous my first game, I remember I was about to take the draw and I was just freaking out and shaking,” she said. Smith started lacross...

Boys’ Lacrosse Wins at Justin-Siena

Boys’ Lacrosse Wins at Justin-Siena

By Cal Mitchell

May 22, 2018

On Monday evening, April 23, the Tam boys’ lacrosse team traveled north to face league foes Justin Siena, and came away with a decisive 13-9 victory to move to 11-6 overall. The Hawks were led by senior attackman Josh Herz, who racked up four goals with plenty of extra support from the multi-faceted ...

Softball Playoff Picture

Softball Playoff Picture

By Adam Tolson

May 22, 2018

The varsity softball team will enter the MCAL playoffs in a good spot. Lead by a strong underclassman core of sophomores Sofia Piambo, Olivia Page, and Kassidy Stetler, the Hawks have managed a 10-6 MCAL record (as of May 10). “I’m very impressed with how much we’ve improved since the beginning of...

The Gain Train Has Left The Station

The Gain Train Has Left The Station

By Alex Bires

May 8, 2018

The baseball season is beyond its halfway point, and that means mid-season fatigue is setting in. Fastball velocity can dip a couple miles per hour, the break on curveballs becomes less crisp, and hitting batting practice home runs becomes a struggle. The cause is known as “the grind”. Daily pract...

Tam Baseball Rolls Over Redwood

Tam Baseball Rolls Over Redwood

By Eddie Schultz

May 3, 2018

Tam Baseball had their way with Redwood on Tuesday, May 1, in a 12-1 away victory. “Our outfield played an unbelievable game and our new freshman Charlie Boyle particularly played well in the outfield today,” said junior Andrew Frame. Senior and Tam News Editor Jack Loder pitched, throwing a comple...

Tam Softball Defeats Redwood

Tam Softball Defeats Redwood

By Adam Tolson

May 3, 2018

Tam softball defeated Redwood 7-5 at Redwood on April 30, shaking up the standings heading into playoffs. "After the last play, our whole team began to jump up in the air and scream as loud as we could. We couldn't believe we had just beat Redwood... It was such an incredible game from Kassidy...

Varsity Baseball Shuts Down Marin Catholic

Varsity Baseball Shuts Down Marin Catholic

By Connor Dargan

April 30, 2018

Tam baseball defeated Marin Catholic at home 7-4 on Thursday, April 19.  Led by seniors Jake Franco (single, 2 RBI) and Tam News reporter Alex Bires (two singles, RBI), Tam’s offense was able to jump out in front. It was a close game up until the bottom of the fifth inning, where Tam’s offense...

Haynesworth And Johnson Win Tam Student Athletes Of The Year

Haynesworth And Johnson Win Tam Student Athletes Of The Year

By Josh Love

April 23, 2018

On March 13, Principal J.C. Farr and Athletic Director Christina Amoroso announced the Tam student athletes of the year: seniors Noah Haynesworth and Reilly Johnson. Haynesworth had a three-year varsity basketball career and was a captain his senior year. He also earned all-league honors in his onl...