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Ballet Brings Star Goalie to Tam

Ballet Brings Star Goalie to Tam

By Joe Laland

October 3, 2012

Ballet isn’t a typical cross training sport for water polo players. However, senior Elliot Ordway has transitioned from ballet dancer to one of the toughest water polo goalies in MCAL. “3 years ago, I started as a field player, but then my coach said you’re tall, hop in the cage, and it came naturall...

Young Cross Country Team Optimistic About 2012 Season

Young Cross Country Team Optimistic About 2012 Season

By Emma Talkoff

October 3, 2012

The cross country teams were put to their first test of the season on September 8 at the Ed Sias invitational meet, where 310 runners from 24 schools raced a 2-mile course in Pleasant Hill. Tam had a strong showing, with senior Maddy Kwasny placing 15th and junior Amanda Barriscale and sophomore G...

Girls Varsity Volleyball Gears Up for 2012 Season

By Maddie Elias

September 19, 2012

An unusually high number of players this year prompted girls JV water polo coach Katie Schlueter to try something new; two JV girls teams. Previously, there were only one JV and one varsity team. “Those were the numbers we had,” Schlueter said. “This year, we have 62 girls for varsity and JV, which...

GALLERY: Girls varsity water polo defeats Justin Siena 9-7

GALLERY: Girls varsity water polo defeats Justin Siena 9-7

By Kristie Lee

September 14, 2012

On Wednesday, September 5, the Tam girls varsity water polo team defeated Justin Siena 9-7 at home. Below are some featured photos of the game.

Tam varsity football defeats Redwood, remains undefeated

Tam varsity football defeats Redwood, remains undefeated

By Kenny Rosenberg

September 13, 2012

The Tam varsity football team is currently undefeated through their first three games. After knocking off St. Patrick, St. Vincent and Petaluma High, the Hawks rolled through the Redwood Giants in a non-league game, 28-14. Senior quarterback Al Gant van Vliet put Tam on the board early in the fi...

Boys varsity water polo wins 7-2 against Northgate Mustangs

By Declan Katz

September 6, 2012

On September 6, the Tam boys varsity water polo team faced the Northgate Mustangs at home in a 7-2 victory. A dominant offense and defense with contributions from freshman Jackson Hettler, junior Alec Williams, senior Austin Wimberley and senior Elliot Ordway made for a very successful game for Tam....

GALLERY: Boys varsity soccer defeats Montgomery 4-0

GALLERY: Boys varsity soccer defeats Montgomery 4-0

By Max Shulman

September 6, 2012

On Tuesday, August 28, the Tam High boys varsity soccer team celebrated a 4-0 victory over Montgomery High School. Senior Julien Melendez was responsible for two of Tam's four goals, "Since this was the team who beat us in last year’s NCS final, we all felt quite satisfied with a 4-0 victory,” he...

Boys varsity soccer wins Bay City Invitational

Boys varsity soccer wins Bay City Invitational

By Zack Tolpen

August 30, 2012

Tam soccer coach Dustin Nygaard created the Bay City Invitational soccer tournament in 2007, but as of one week ago, Tam had yet to win a trophy. That changed when Tam won Northern California’s famous soccer tournament August on 24 by defeating Terra Linda High School in a battle of penalty kic...

2012-13 Fantasy Football Preview

2012-13 Fantasy Football Preview

By Kenny Rosenberg & Joe Laland

August 30, 2012

Welcome to the most useful fantasy football preview you will ever read. Our goal is to give you a couple tidbits of advice without boring you half to death. We hope this quick grid can help you win a championship.   Kenny’s picks QB RB WR TE FLEX STUD Matth...

Boys tennis goes to NCS

By Joe Laland

June 7, 2012

Tam’s boys tennis team carried their momentum from a strong MCAL finish in the regular season directly into the postseason but just short of rivals Redwood in the championship game in Larkspur 4-5. “Our team has been incredible over the last 2 months. After some friction in the beginning of the year,...

School sports: the income divide

School sports: the income divide

By Elianna Cohen

June 3, 2012

“When I was little, I knew my parents couldn’t afford to enroll me in any sports programs,” said senior Jennifer Reyes. Throughout tryouts during her sophomore year, she realized that she could not keep up with her other potential teammates. But Reyes wasn’t alone. Lots of other students who didn...

Boys lacrosse goes to NCS

Boys lacrosse goes to NCS

By Brent Ferguson

June 3, 2012

GAME 1: SONOMA ACADEMY Tam’s boys varsity lacrosse team beat Sonoma Academy 9-8 in the first game of the NCS championship. The game started off with senior Graeme Black scoring off a jump shot, while sophomore Kevin Leake stayed strong the entire game and scored the other eight goals. Thi...