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Beat the sports editors in March Madness

Beat the sports editors in March Madness

By Kenny Rosenberg and Joe Laland

March 13, 2012

Challenge the Tam News sports editors at their NCAA Tournament Bracketology. Students and staff, join the Madness at here. ...

Varsity baseball MCAL preview

By Joe Laland

March 7, 2012

Last year, the baseball team barely made the playoffs after winning a play-in game against Justin-Siena. The Hawks’ main strategy was small ball, in large part due to the wood bats required by MCAL rules. The momentum from last year has led the Hawks to expect an MCAL championship this year. “The...

Yellow lab assists varsity baseball

Yellow lab assists varsity baseball

By Joe Laland

March 7, 2012

Baseball managers have often been labeled as very passionate. Tam’s manager Mike Terry is no different, but he also brings something unique to the table: his best friend and trustworthy assistant, Coach Schmidty. The unique thing about Coach Schmidty is that he isn’t actually a person. He’s ...

Hawks of the Issue: February

Hawks of the Issue: February

By Cody Duane-McGlashan

February 5, 2012

Jenna May: Girls Varsity Basketball Position: Shooting guard and power forward. Style of Play: “My main focus is to get everyone involved in every play as much as possible. I also like to drive to the basket when the jump shot isn’t open. I’m not really afraid of anything when I’m playing. I’m up for ...

Wrestling team upbeat despite rough start

By Jake Feldman

February 3, 2012

This year, the wrestling team has faced a myriad of challenges, and holds a record of 2-4 in the Marin County Athletic League (MCAL). Regardless, the team remains positive. “We have a small team this year, but we are a close knit group of guys,” said junior Ryan O’Boyle. A physically small team,...

Tam soccer brings together cultures and students

Tam soccer brings together cultures and students

By Joe Laland

December 9, 2011

“At the beginning of the season, all of the kids dribbled too much, mainly because they were comfortable with dribbling and they were all good at it. People wanted to play their styles, not our style,” said senior Varsity Soccer captain Imran Nana. At the start of the season, Nana and his peers found themselves with a unique challenge. They needed...

Girls golf stays positive despite loss

By Maggie Whalen

October 3, 2011

It’s easy to overlook the Tam girls golf team given the sport’s quiet nature and the team’s relatively few members. However, attention should be paid to the fact that last year the team quite nearly made it to the MCAL playoffs, the furthest the girl’s team has ever made it in Tam’s history....

New coaches strive to revitalize varsity football

By Chris Yip

October 3, 2011

After last year’s 5-5 MCAL record, the Tam Varsity Football team enters the 2011 season with 33 players in addition to a new coaching staff determined to take the team to the playoffs. Former freshman team coaches Jon Black and Rip Ridley have been promoted to head coach and special teams coach ...

Tam soccer comes short against nation’s top team

By Joe Laland

September 8, 2011

The Tam boy’s varsity soccer team’s lack of organization led to a 2-1 loss to Jesuit High School at Tam on August 28. Arguably the hardest opponent Tam has ever faced, Jesuit is ranked number one in the nation this year by ESPN. “They were very physical and fast, a really good team.”said Senior...

Girls Soccer Wins MCALs

Girls Soccer Wins MCALs

By Katharine Hirata & Joe Laland

June 11, 2011

League–leading scorer Storie Ledger came through in the clutch again as the girl’s varsity soccer team beat Drake 3-0 to win the MCAL championship at home on May 13. After a scoreless first half, Ledger a senior, struck a penalty kick into the corner of the net. Shortly after senior Danielle Torm...

Girl’s Lacrosse: Baylin Vreeland

By Chris Yip

June 11, 2011

In the net at every girls lacrosse game, an unsung hero barks orders and takes hits for the team; it’s junior Baylin Vreeland. Sporting jersey number 24 and a blue and pink goalie stick, Vreeland has played goalie since she was a freshman and has become a serious asset to the team. Vreeland started...

Boys Swimming Third Concecutive Championship

Boys Swimming Third Concecutive Championship

By Kenny Rosenberg

June 11, 2011

Junior Riley Sykes and sophomore Miguel Mattox led the Hawks’ swim team to their third consecutive MCAL championship on May 14 as Tam simply outworked their opponents, Redwood and Marin Catholic. After a tight preliminary meet, no one could predict the outcome of the final match. Except for the kids f...