The Tam News


Title IX’s foul ball

(Tenaya Tremp)

By Luke Ferris and Samantha Nichols

April 22, 2020

Title IX was meant to end gender imbalance in high school and college sports. But it also led to a lack of female coaches — a disparity that our community is no exception to.

Spring sports season canceled

(From left: Courtesy of Leslie Owen, Anne Elisco-Lemme, Grant Jarrett, and Jon Cronander)

By Jordan Cushner and Jessica Bukowski

April 13, 2020

Spring sectional, regional, and state championship events have also been canceled as a result of the coronavirus.

School sports canceled due to COVID-19

(Eli Blum)

By Eli Blum

March 23, 2020

All practices and games are postponed until TUHSD schools are reopened.

Morgan steps down as basketball coach

Coach Morgan delivers a high five to senior Tyler Reed. (Courtesy of Tyler Reed)

By Kara Kneafsey

March 23, 2020

After six years of leading the boys' basketball program, social studies teacher Tim Morgan has resigned to spend more time with his family.

Tennis coach turmoil continues

Former girls' and boys' tennis coach Bill Washauer poses with the girls' tennis team after a tournament victory last season. (Courtesy of Tenaya Tremp)

By Logan Little

March 15, 2020

Longtime girls' and boys' tennis coach Bill Washauer was dismissed without explanation in December. Now his replacement has abruptly left the position.

Smooth sailing

The 2020 Tam High sailing team. (Courtesy of Luke Marshall)

By Tenaya Tremp

March 13, 2020

Take a look at one of Tam's lesser-known sports teams: sailing.

Girls’ varsity soccer goalie Ellie Flad breaks MCAL record

Flad dives for a save during the MCAL championship game against Redwood on February 15. (Courtesy of Raffi Baumann)

By Kavi Dolasia

March 6, 2020

Girls' varsity soccer goalie Ellie Flad has broken the MCAL regular season shutout record, and has helped the Hawks to the number one seed in the NorCal state tournament.

Skateboarding set to enter 2020 Tokyo Olympics

(Courtesy of Will Trapp)

By Tessa Flynn

March 4, 2020

Skateboarding, along with baseball, softball, surfing, sport climbing, and karate, is set to be added to this summer's Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Mamba forever

Graphic by Isabella Faillace

By Sam Jefferson

February 7, 2020

A tribute to the life and legacy of late NBA legend Kobe Bryant.

Girls soccer’s perfect season rolls on

The Girls Varsity team huddles before a game vs. Branson.
Photo Courtesy of Ian Boyd

By Quinn Rothwell

February 6, 2020

The girls varsity soccer team just wrapped up their first undefeated MCAL championship season in history

Winter sports preview

The seniors on the boys basketball team. (Courtesy of Tam Boys Basketball)

By Leah Fullerton

December 19, 2019

A preview from each coach on their upcoming seasons.