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Going Clubbin’

By Charlie Rosgen

September 23, 2017

If you play a sport at Tam, you are spirited and proud of your school. As a Tam athlete you support the school, you represent it, and teachers know that. However, if you are like me and play a club sport outside of Tam, many members of the community have different expectations and views of you as a ath...

Athlete of the Issue: Sam Carlson

Athlete of the Issue: Sam Carlson

By Megan Butt and Connor Dargan

September 22, 2017

Once junior Sam Carlson steps out onto the football field, he’s in the zone.  No matter the situation, he stays disciplined and poised to blow through the opposition’s offensive line.  As soon as the ball is snapped, he jumps into action and spins around the blocker, hurtling himself into the quart...

When Life Gives You LemMons

When Life Gives You LemMons

By Jack Loder

August 31, 2017

First year head Coach Matthew LemMon wasted no time making one thing clear, standing outside the Varsity football team’s weekly film session Monday afternoon. This year’s helmeted Hawks are going to compete at a high level. “They’re a hard working, passionate bunch, that much has been clear to...

Athlete of the Issue: Zevan Solomon

Athlete of the Issue: Zevan Solomon

By Connor Dargan

June 3, 2017

As his senior year comes to a close, Zevan Solomon stops to catch his breath and look back on his time on track and field and cross country.  Solomon runs the 800 meter, 1600 meter, and 3200 meter and helped the track team to a second consecutive MCAL victory this year.  His individual performance al...

Girls Swimming Wins MCALs

Girls Swimming Wins MCALs

By Emily Spears

June 3, 2017

The girls’ swim team won their first Marin County Athletic League (MCAL) championship in school history on May 6 and 7 at Redwood High School. The team, led by coach Brittney Boyd, competed against Redwood, Drake, Terra Linda, and Marin Catholic. “It was so exciting, everyone was crying because they were so ...

Mountain Bike Team Places Second in State

Mountain Bike Team Places Second in State

By Griffin Chen

June 3, 2017

The mountain bike team’s season culminated with a second place finish in the state finals, which took place at the Five Springs Farm in Petaluma, on Sunday, May 14. Students came from all across California to race, for the challenging race. “[The race] was gnarly,” Sophomore Kevin Satake said. ...

Crewe Hutson: Overcoming Obstacles

Crewe Hutson: Overcoming Obstacles

By Kennedy Cook and Michael Diamandakis

June 2, 2017

Freshman Crewe Hutson is not your average dual-sport athlete. Although he played running back for the Junior Varsity football team and guard for freshman basketball team, the quality that truly separates him from his peers isn’t obvious. “If you talk to most people, I look like a normal athlete out ...

Freshmen Success on Varsity Sailing

By Maxine Flasher-Duzgunes

May 31, 2017

Freshmen Lilly Hocke and Luke Marshall joined Varsity Sailing this fall.  “[I became interested in sailing] when I was younger,” Hocke said. “I would go to my lake house in Pine Crest, near Yosemite. And my dad and I would race sailboats up there.” Marshall became interested in sailing three yea...

Baseball Defeats Northgate in NCS Quarterfinals

Baseball Defeats Northgate in NCS Quarterfinals

By Miles Rubens

May 31, 2017

The varsity baseball team defeated the Northgate Broncos 4-2 in the quarterfinals of the North Coast Section (NCS) Division Two playoffs at Northgate in Walnut Creek on Saturday, May 27. Tam, a ten seed, upset the two seed Broncos on the heels of a victory against seventh seed Maria Carrillo High School...

The Face of Tam Swimming: Dahlke Represents Tam at State Swim Meet

The Face of Tam Swimming: Dahlke Represents Tam at State Swim Meet

By Jack Loder

May 31, 2017

Tam junior TK Dahlke was the lone Red Tailed Hawk at the state swim meet this past Friday and Saturday May 19th/20th at Clovis West High School in Fresno. Dahlke competed in the 50 and 100 meter freestyle events, placing 19th and 17th, respectively. “I love big meets, and this is the biggest one High School swi...

Track NCS Seniors

By Jacob Swergold

May 29, 2017

Lizzy Labeeuw-Anderson “I struggled being sick early in the season, but I’m very happy with the way the end of the season went. I’m looking forward to NCS as an opportunity to race against some very talented girls and hopefully run a fast time.” Kate Miekley “Overall, I’m really happ...

Varsity Baseball Beats Maria Carillo

Varsity Baseball Beats Maria Carillo

By Miles Rubens

May 29, 2017

The boys’ varsity baseball team defeated Maria Carrillo high school 4-1 in an away game in the first round of the North Coast Section (NCS) Division Two playoffs. A complete game gem by senior pitcher Nick Kennison was crucial in the victory, but it took a team effort to walk away with the win. “E...