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Varsity Football Team Beats San Rafael, Seniors Reflect on Season

Varsity Football Team Beats San Rafael, Seniors Reflect on Season

By Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

November 21, 2015

The varsity football team beat San Rafael 54-6 for their seniors’ day game on October 31. For seniors Davon Cunningham, Treyvon Cunningham, Kimo Karp, Riley Walls, (a Tam News reporter) Wanya Williams, Brett Quai Hoi, Trenten Francis, Brian Rivas, and Sasha Damore, it was their last regular season h...

Athlete of the Issue: Riley Walls (Extended Web Edition)

Athlete of the Issue: Riley Walls (Extended Web Edition)

By Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

November 18, 2015

Senior Riley Walls jumped at the opportunity when the soccer season was switched from fall to winter. He saw an open slot for a sport and took it, deciding to kick for the varsity football team. Walls’ older brother, two years his senior, had the original idea to kick for the football team and pl...

Sports Recap: Week of 10/12

Sports Recap: Week of 10/12

By Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

October 26, 2015

GIRLS VARSITY GOLF BEATS REDWOOD The girls varsity golf team beat Redwood 199-203 in Mill Valley on October 13, bringing their overall record to 12-3 and their MCAL record to 11-3. This gave Tam second place in MCAL, stealing the title from Redwood, with just one season game remaining. Tam was led...

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 for the varsity water polo team and is the second-highest scorer. “A friend of mine was playing [in si...

The Q & A with Courtney Chang (Varsity Golf Captain)

The Q & A with Courtney Chang (Varsity Golf Captain)

By Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

October 16, 2015

Senior Courtney Chang has been on the girls varsity golf team since freshman year, her first year on a golf team. This year, she’s a co-captain with senior Maddie Stoops and consistently helps to keep the team high in the standings. Q: Why did you start playing golf for Tam? I started freshman year ...

Varsity Football Loses Homecoming Game, Harris Injured

Varsity Football Loses Homecoming Game, Harris Injured

By Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

October 13, 2015

The varsity football team lost 20-17 to the Terra Linda Trojans on October 3 on Tam’s homecoming day, bringing their overall record to 2-3 and their MCAL record to 1-1. “We couldn’t stop them at the end, we had a chance to win but we just didn’t make the plays,” said head coach Jon Black. ...

The Benefits of Waking Up Early

The Benefits of Waking Up Early

By Calvin Rosevear

October 2, 2015

It’s 6:00 in the morning. My alarm lets out an unfitting happy chirp and I drag myself away from the comforts of my bed and into the shower. The warm water serves as a transition between the laziness of sleep and the activity of the day. Now, the hard part is over, and I can eat breakfast, read the n...

Leah Ramsey Profile

Leah Ramsey Profile

October 1, 2015

Leah Ramsey joined Tam this year as a Spanish 1/2 and AP Spanish Language teacher. Ramsey, who grew up in Southern California, has taught in San Francisco for eight years prior to teaching at Tam. Inspired to teach in the general sense by her middle school English teacher, Ramsey didn’t consider t...

Laura Valentine Profile

Laura Valentine Profile

October 1, 2015

Laura Valentine became interested in teaching when she was in college. “I was a teacher assistant for a couple of classes and I enjoyed that experience. So that made me think more about the idea of teaching,” she said. Valentine, a new Tam Integrated Science 3/4 teacher, caries experience of teachin...

Sports Recap: Week of 9/21

Sports Recap: Week of 9/21

By Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

September 30, 2015

GIRLS VARSITY GOLF WINS AT MARIN CATHOLIC The girls varsity golf team won at Marin Catholic 201-227 on September 22, bringing their overall record to 5-2 and their MCAL record to 4-2. Tam was led by junior Courtney Chang’s 47, senior Claire Rutgers’ 48, senior Maddie Stoops’ 53, and sophomore Nat...

Sports Recap: Week of 9/14

Sports Recap: Week of 9/14

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

September 27, 2015

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 Jackson Hettler, junior Kevin McDougal, and junior Nate Gelbach each scored three times in the win. ...

Varsity Girls Soccer Beats Branson, Becomes NCS Champions

Varsity Girls Soccer Beats Branson, Becomes NCS Champions

By Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

June 1, 2015

The girls’ varsity soccer team beat Branson 3-1 to claim the North Coast Section title on May 22 at Tam. “We knew it was going to be a very competitive game,” said coach Shane Kennedy. “They came to play, they were very organized.” The first half was filled with many near goals. One of...