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Cians Cannon

Cian’s Cannon

By Miles Rubens October 31, 2017

The boys’ water polo team has a reputation for constant jokes and pranks during practice, and at the center of it all is senior Cian Concannon. Concannon, who is third on the team with 34 goals as...

The team poses for a post practice photo, dripping in swag

Small Fish Big Pond

By Jack Loder October 12, 2017

As the final seconds ticked off the aquatic center scoreboard at Acalanes High School on November 17, Boys Varsity Water Polo head coach Bob Kustel breathed a sigh of relief. In his 16th season at the...

Senior Water Polo Player Jackson Hettler Commits to Cal (Web Exclusive)

Senior Water Polo Player Jackson Hettler Commits to Cal (Web Exclusive)

By Trevor Bukowski, Trevor Bukowski, and Trevor Bukowski December 14, 2015

While the majority of seniors are stressing over college applications, Jackson Hettler doesn’t have to worry. Hettler just recently committed to play water polo for The University of California, Berkeley...

Sophomore John Luster Reflects on Tam Water Polo (Web Exclusive)

Sophomore John Luster Reflects on Tam Water Polo (Web Exclusive)

By Ethan Lawrence and Ethan Lawrence December 14, 2015

Ever wonder who the man in the goal on the Varsity water polo team is? Well his name is John Luster. As a current Sophomore, Luster began playing water polo his freshman year after being encouraged by...

Athlete of the Issue: Connor King

Athlete of the Issue: Connor King

By Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear October 16, 2015

Freshman Connor King has become the king of the pool this year, as many of his coaches and teammates can attest. He has been a natural at water polo since he began playing in sixth grade. He now starts...

Sports Recap: Week of 9/14

Sports Recap: Week of 9/14

BOYS VARSITY WATER POLO WINS AT SAN RAFAEL The boys varsity water polo team won 17-6 at San Rafael on September 15 for their first MCAL game of the season, bringing their overall record to 6-2. Senior...

Sports Recap: Week of 9/8

Sports Recap: Week of 9/8

BOYS VARSITY WATER POLO WINS AT ALHAMBRA The boys varsity water polo team won 22-10 at Alhambra on September 9, bringing their overall record to 2-0. They still have yet to play a league game. “[It...

Sports Recap: Week of 8/31

Sports Recap: Week of 8/31

By Calvin Rosevear, Calvin Rosevear, and Calvin Rosevear September 14, 2015

GIRLS VARSITY GOLF LOSES AT REDWOOD The girls varsity golf team lost at Redwood 212-229 on August 31, bringing their overall record to 2-1 and their league record to 1-1.  In the loss, junior Courtney...

Swimmers Finish MCAL Season

Swimmers Finish MCAL Season

By James Finn & Caroline Frost May 18, 2014

The boys’ and girls’ swimming teams finished third and fourth, respectively, at the MCAL championship meet on May 10. The boys’ team finished with a total of 336 points, coming in after Redwood (385)...

Profile: Senior Sean Haechler, Swimmer

Profile: Senior Sean Haechler, Swimmer

By Elizabeth Archer March 24, 2014

It wasn’t until his junior year that things started to heat up for senior Sean Haechler, one of Tam’s fastest swimmers. Breaking four records on Tam’s current swim team—the 200 yard medley relay,...

WINGSPAN: Ordway braces for a shot from Terra Linda offense.  Photo by: Kristie Lee

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...

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...

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