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(Alyssa Broad)

Tam alumni coaching girls tennis team: Russell Byrne

By Amelia Sandgren April 16, 2021
Russell Bryne has returned to Tam after over 40 years to coach the girls tennis team and is dedicated to holistically improving the program.
Left to right: Senior captains Lexi Valverde, Georgia Smith, and Kendall Cormier (Courtesy of @tam_cheer on Instagram)

Cheerleading during the pandemic: captain Georgia Smith

By Claudia Epsha February 21, 2021
Senior and captain Georgia Smith has eagerly anticipated her last cheer season and the fun that would accompany it. Due to the pandemic, her experience has been significantly different than expected.
(Photo Courtesy of Tim Peters)

Hamner Time

By Alyssa Broad October 16, 2020
Senior Sofia Hamner has committed to play Division I water polo at Villanova University.
Junior Tomo Sharber competes in a cross country meet. (Courtesy of Michael Sharber)

4:37

By Jordan Cushner October 9, 2019
With a sub-five-minute mile time and a top 30 ranking in the state of California, junior Tomo Sharber has his sights set high.
Lauren Ross: Raising the bar

Lauren Ross: Raising the bar

By Leah Fullerton June 7, 2019
Senior Lauren Ross has earned an array of titles in her time on Tam’s track and field team. However, her experience has not all been smooth sailing.
Photo by Kara Kneafsey

Bernstein wins Coach of the Year

By Ava Finn June 5, 2019
"I’d like to think I won not just because of winning the championship this year because I do try really hard to instill positive values in the kids."
Ryan Ali: Making a racket

Ryan Ali: Making a racket

By Logan Little May 2, 2019
Now ranked third in Northern California by the United States Tennis Association (USTA), senior Ryan Ali picked up his first racket at the age of four at Boyle Park and hasn’t put it down since.
Vaulting Over the Competition

Vaulting Over the Competition

By Skye Schoenhoeft April 9, 2019

It is not often that you meet an athlete at Tam whose sport is relatively unheard of. At school, we celebrate success in activities like basketball, soccer, or mountain biking. Yet, for athletes like sophomore...

Clodagh Mellet: Breaking Away

Clodagh Mellet: Breaking Away

By Kara Kneafsey April 9, 2019

Ranked 16th in the Nation last year, and now racing at the pro level, senior Clodagh Mellet is taking Tam High Mountain Biking by storm. Mellet is one of the few girls on the team this year, however, this...

Running to the Rescue

Running to the Rescue

By Summer Solomon, Reporter April 1, 2019

Many high school students run for teams, but it's undeniably rare when they combine that passion with raising money. For freshman Yasha Zink, this is the case. It wasn’t until recently that Zink realized...

I am the Law

I am the Law

By Josie Spiegelman March 14, 2019

While most high schoolers struggle thinking about where they want to be in five years, for junior Paul Law, the answer is simple: he wants to be running. A standout on both the cross country and track...

Country Clubbin'

Country Clubbin’

By Lucas Rosevear February 6, 2019

Although a dominant player on the course, senior Nick Friedman seemed somewhat uncomfortable sitting down with The Tam News for an interview. “I’m trying to figure out how to make golf interesting,”...

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