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My Wizard is Better Than Your Quarterback

My Wizard is Better Than Your Quarterback

By Gibson Katz

March 24, 2013

“The primary scatter used in 6s is the stock, but I think that the FAN can be used on an offclasser to help keep a push off your point.” Confused? This is how I feel when you talk incessantly about sports. Now don’t get me wrong, I love to hear about men dancing in tights whilst tossing a b...

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...

Tam Swimming and Diving: 2013 Season Brings a Few Changes

By Sarah Asch

February 22, 2013

When the spring sports season begins on February 4, Tam swimmers will notice a series of changes regarding how practices are run and new members of the coaching staff, including second year science teacher Lara Corkrey as the girls head coach. As this season approaches, both the girls and boys head coaches...

Boys’ Varsity Basketball Defeated by Redwood on Senior Night

By Max Bayer

February 15, 2013

In the final home game of the season and with an MCAL playoff berth on the line, the boys' varsity basketball team just couldn't keep up with Redwood, losing 52-29. The first quarter started off with both teams exchanging points, but Redwood went on a 12-0 run to end the quarter 4-16. The 2nd quarter...

Wrestling Team on the Rise

Wrestling Team on the Rise

By Jackie O'Boyle & Max Shulman

February 14, 2013

Tam High’s varsity wrestling team has made an enormous improvement in terms of skill, collaboration, and in matches won this season. Last year yielded a 2-6 record. This year, however, Tam is currently 3-4 in the MCAL season, with victories over both Drake and Marin Catholic. This season’s team has a variety of new additions. Eight freshmen, three sophomores, one ...

Boys’ Varsity Basketball Heats Up

Boys’ Varsity Basketball Heats Up

By Zack Tolpen and Zack Tolpen

February 13, 2013

The boys’ varsity basketball team exploded this year with a record of 16-9 and a Marin County Athletic League record of 5-8 as of February 5. After only two wins in the last two seasons, there has been a huge improvement in the chemistry between the coaches and players, and the team’s ability to move the ball up and down the court. The tea...

Tam Swimming and Diving: The 2013 Season Brings a Few Changes

By Sarah Asch

February 6, 2013

When the season starts on February 4, Tam swimmers will notice a series of changes regarding how practices are run and new members of the coaching staff, including second year science teacher Lara Corkrey as the girls head coach. As this season approaches, both the girls and boys head coaches from last...

Boys’ Varsity Basketball Falters Against Marin Catholic

By Max Bayer

February 4, 2013

In a packed home game against Marin Catholic on January 25, the boys’ varsity basketball team was unable to pull out the win, losing 46-38. The story of the game was the textbook defense by both teams. The first quarter started off incredibly tight. After a 6-2 lead by MC, junior Eric Nogueiro hit...

Boys’ Varsity Basketball Edges Out Justin Siena in Final Seconds

By Max Bayer

January 30, 2013

The boys’ varsity basketball team came into their MCAL match up with Justin Siena on January 17 with five players out, including senior and leading scorer Jackson Floum, but was still able to pull out a 60-57 win. Tam got out to an early lead thanks to tough defense and great play by both junior power...

Boys’ Varsity Basketball Enjoying Successful Season

By Zack Tolpen

January 30, 2013

The Tam boys’ varsity basketball team has significantly improved this year, with a current record of 15 wins and 6 losses and a Marin County Athletic League record of 4-5 as of January 30. With only two wins in the last two seasons, this year’s team has stepped it up by practicing more and working...

Sons of Tam-Archy: Student Bikers Ride Off the Beaten Path

Sons of Tam-Archy: Student Bikers Ride Off the Beaten Path

By Jackson Twilling

January 3, 2013

Motorsports are not typically associated with high school. However, some Tam students are devoted fans of the sport of dirt biking, including sophomore Kroeksak Onchan, who has been riding for a year. “[I started riding] through my friends,” he said, “There’s a guy named Dave who [runs yo...

Four Years of Varsity Volleyball: Co-captain Shoshana Herzog Finishes Final Season at Tam

Four Years of Varsity Volleyball: Co-captain Shoshana Herzog Finishes Final Season at Tam

By Sander Lutz and Sander Lutz

December 24, 2012

For most high school students who dominate competitive athletics, their success results from early years of practice and private coaching encouraged by parents. This was not the case for senior Shoshana Herzog. Herzog started her athletic career on the Mill Valley Middle School girls’ volleybal...