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4:37

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.

Bernstein wins Coach of the Year

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 Isabel Jasper, sports go beyond the status quo. As a dedicated vaulter, Jasper can be found pe...

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 has not stopped her from placing top three in the state. Prior to high school, Mellet never anticipat...

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 her passion for running and the success that came along with it. “I started running in sixth g...

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 and field teams since freshman year, Law’s maintains a passion for both sports. “I got into r...

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,” he said, chuckling. Friedman is unexpectedly humble and soft-spoken when discussing his experience...

Surf’s Up

Surf’s Up

By Max Tripp

December 14, 2018

  Senior Rex Hill won his first National Scholastic Surfing Association (NSSA) competition on the weekend of September 22 in Santa Cruz, landing him sponsorships with Proof Lab and Rip Curl, two big surfing apparel companies. “I focused on every wave and just tried to take it heat by hea...

Coming up Crutch

Coming up Crutch

By Logan Little

December 14, 2018

According to official National College Athletic Association (NCAA) rules, Division 1 coaches can begin contacting girls basketball athletes to start the recruitment process on September 1 of their junior year. This year, a few weeks after that critical date, Olivia Ali, a junior and varsity basketball...

Tackling Gender Norms

Tackling Gender Norms

By Skye Schoenhoeft

September 20, 2018

Senior Jackie Hernandez is breaking barriers as the first female Tam football player in the school’s recent history. This is Jackie’s first year on the football team, as well as the first sport she has ever played for Tam. “I always wanted to try out since freshman year but I was a little intimi...