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Athlete Q&A with Finn Taylor (Freshman Boys’ Varsity Tennis Player)

Athlete Q&A with Finn Taylor (Freshman Boys’ Varsity Tennis Player)

By Calvin Rosevear & Zoe Wynn and Calvin Rosevear & Zoe Wynn

June 3, 2016

Freshman Finn Taylor was a key contributor to the boys’ varsity tennis team and their undefeated regular season. What were the highlights of the tennis season? Beating Redwood for the first time. That was pretty nice. Of course we did lose to them in the MCAL tournament, but we did have a perfec...

Boys’ Track and Field Wins MCAL Finals

Boys’ Track and Field Wins MCAL Finals

By Adam Tolson & Calvin Rosevear

June 3, 2016

The varsity boys’ track and field team won the Marin County Athletic League finals on May 14 at Novato High School, coach Kevin Engle’s 12th Marin County Athletic League championship  in his 22 years as a track and field coach. Tam and Marin Catholic were neck and neck throughout the meet, until seniors O...

Jacari Cook Remembered

Jacari Cook Remembered

By Raqshan Khan and Calvin Rosevear

May 2, 2016

Former Tam student Jacari Cook passed away on Sunday, February 7 at 29 years old. He and his father-in-law, both Marin City residents, were shot in Marin City during a confrontation with a neighbor. According to news reports, Cook and his father-in-law were coming to the aid of a relative who had suppo...

Tam High Mountain Bike Team Wins NorCal D1 at Petaluma

Tam High Mountain Bike Team Wins NorCal D1 at Petaluma

By Calvin Rosevear

May 2, 2016

The Tam High mountain bike team came in first place out of NorCal Division one teams in their fourth race of the year on April 23. The race was the nearest to Tam, in Petaluma, and many team podiums (top five wins) contributed to the win. Nine total riders came in the top five for Tam, spread out throu...

Girls’ Varsity Basketball Victorious in Final Home Game

Girls’ Varsity Basketball Victorious in Final Home Game

By Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

March 15, 2016

The girls’ varsity basketball team beat South San Francisco High School in a narrow 58-57 victory on March 9, to continue in NorCal playoffs. This was the team’s last home game of the season as they were eliminated a game later 75-51 to Campolindo on March 12. In their victory against South San Francisco...

Jason Souza Hired as New Boys’ Varsity Volleyball Coach

Jason Souza Hired as New Boys’ Varsity Volleyball Coach

By Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

March 3, 2016

Jason Souza, Mill Valley Middle School teacher and last year’s JV girls volleyball coach, is the new boys’ varsity volleyball coach. Souza has coached for four years in Newton, Massachusetts. “The Newton North Tigers have a very strong division one volleyball program, and actually last year, my firs...

New Diving Coach Haley Quinn Hired

New Diving Coach Haley Quinn Hired

By Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

March 3, 2016

After Nathan Severin’s departure last year to become Drake’s athletic director,  Tam was left without a diving coach. Haley Quinn was hired this year to fill in the empty position in the program. Quinn additionally is involved in Tam’s special education program. “My husband got a job in the city....

John Scarsella Takes Over as Softball Coach

John Scarsella Takes Over as Softball Coach

By Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

March 3, 2016

John Scarsella, father of senior and varsity softball pitcher Jessie Scarsella, replaced former varsity softball head coach Erin Lawley this year. “This is the eighth year that I’ve had a daughter pitching at Tam, and the opportunity presented itself because the last coach, Erin [Lawley], who did a gre...

Girls’ Basketball Wins First Ever MCAL Title

Girls’ Basketball Wins First Ever MCAL Title

By Calvin Rosevear & Connor Norton and Calvin Rosevear & Connor Norton

March 3, 2016

The Tam girls' varsity basketball won the Marin County Athletic League (MCAL) Championship on Saturday, February 20. The Hawks defeated Marin Catholic 44-43, becoming the first girls team from Tam to ever win MCAL’s and the last public school to win this century. The game was tight the whole time. ...

And the Oscar Goes To…

By The Tam News Staff

February 2, 2016

Star Wars  By Leo DiPierro Star Wars arguably has been one of the most influential and well-known pop culture sensations ever since the first film’s release in 1977. The most recent addition to the franchise, “Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens,” is no exception. The film opened to the highest...

Q & A with Megan Lee: Slaying Sports of Many Sorts

Q & A with Megan Lee: Slaying Sports of Many Sorts

By Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

February 2, 2016

Junior Megan Lee loves to play sports. She has played soccer, plays basketball and golf, and rides for the mountain bike team. She also plans to play softball this spring. Her focus is on basketball. For this issue’s Q&A, she discussed her experience participating in the variety of sports she pl...

New Wrestling Coaches

New Wrestling Coaches

By Calvin Rosevear & Misha Krivoruchko and Calvin Rosevear & Misha Krivoruchko

December 14, 2015

Head coach Luke Jones, and assistant coaches Nick Proctor and Joe Rizquallah have been hired to lead the wrestling team this year. Jones and Proctor have been wrestling for most of their lives and want to continue their wrestling careers through coaching at Tam. They wrestled for and graduated from...