The Tam News

Making a Racket

Making a Racket

Logan Little

May 2, 2019


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Now ranked third in Northern California by the United States Tennis Association (USTA), senior Ryan Ali picked up his first racket at the age of four at Boyle Park and hasn’t put it down since. “When I started competing, I really loved just playing. I loved the one on one factor and also loved be...

A reflection on March Madness

A reflection on March Madness

Josie Spiegelman

April 10, 2019


Filed under Sports

As someone who doesn’t watch an awful lot of professional sports, much less any at the college level, the idea of meticulously choosing and tracking teams I knew nothing about seemed tremendously unappealing. Although I actually play basketball, I’ve never really seen the attraction to tracking and ...

Vaulting Over the Competition

Vaulting Over the Competition

Skye Schoenhoeft

April 9, 2019


Filed under Profiles, Sports

It is not often that you meet an athlete at Tam whose sport is relatively unheard of. At school, we celebrate success in activities like basketball, soccer, or mountain biking. Yet, for athletes like sophomore Isabel Jasper, sports go beyond the status quo. As a dedicated vaulter, Jasper can be found pe...

Clodagh Mellet: Breaking Away

Clodagh Mellet: Breaking Away

Kara Kneafsey

April 9, 2019


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Ranked 16th in the Nation last year, and now racing at the pro level, senior Clodagh Mellet is taking Tam High Mountain Biking by storm. Mellet is one of the few girls on the team this year, however, this has not stopped her from placing top three in the state. Prior to high school, Mellet never anticipat...

Running to the Rescue

Running to the Rescue

Summer Solomon, Reporter

April 1, 2019


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Many high school students run for teams, but it's undeniably rare when they combine that passion with raising money. For freshman Yasha Zink, this is the case. It wasn’t until recently that Zink realized her passion for running and the success that came along with it. “I started running in sixth g...

I am the Law

I am the Law

Josie Spiegelman

March 14, 2019


Filed under Profiles, Sports

While most high schoolers struggle thinking about where they want to be in five years, for junior Paul Law, the answer is simple: he wants to be running. A standout on both the cross country and track and field teams since freshman year, Law’s maintains a passion for both sports. “I got into r...

Flynn and Bougie lead Tam in win over San Rafael

Flynn and Bougie lead Tam in win over San Rafael

Rocky Brown

March 8, 2019


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

Tam baseball defeated San Rafael at home 6-1 on Friday, March 8. The team was led by their starting pitcher, senior Bennett Flynn, who pitched six scoreless innings while allowing just 1 hit and striking out 13, and sophomore Tucker Bougie who went 2-3 and cranked a grand slam over the right field fence...

Country Clubbin’

Country Clubbin’

Lucas Rosevear

February 6, 2019


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Although a dominant player on the course, senior Nick Friedman seemed somewhat uncomfortable sitting down with The Tam News for an interview. “I’m trying to figure out how to make golf interesting,” he said, chuckling. Friedman is unexpectedly humble and soft-spoken when discussing his experience...

Boys Varsity Basketball Makes the Pirates Walk the Plank

Boys Varsity Basketball Makes the Pirates Walk the Plank

Milo Levine and Rocky Brown

January 11, 2019


Filed under Game Coverage, Showcase, Sports

  The boys varsity basketball team defeated the Sir Francis Drake Pirates in a lopsided victory, with a final score of 46-28. The Hawks were led by senior forward Devon Dyer, who scored 14-points in the game and silenced the Drake student section with a hard two-handed slam in the fourth quarter, fol...

Flag on the Play

Flag on the Play

Max Goldberg

December 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

With contributions by Lukas Affeltranger and Cooper Carroll representing the Tam High Football Team Tam High Football was shocked to read a Tam News article that made unfounded assertions, stating the football team perpetuates misogyny and discourages members of the Tam community from participating solely...