The Tam News

Nygaard Steps Down as Golf Coach

Nygaard Steps Down as Golf Coach

By Benjy Wall-Feng

June 10, 2018

P.E. teacher Dustin Nygaard ended his tenure as boys golf coach following the conclusion of the spring 2018 season. “I just stepped down from the position, and I’m going to be an assistant coach working with Shane [Kennedy] on the girls varsity soccer team next season,” Nygaard said. Nyga...

Spring Season Sports Previews: Quotes from the Coaches

By The Sports Staff and The Sports Staff

March 14, 2017

Girls’ Swimming, Brittney Boyd: “I hope that everybody swims fast this season, is having fun, and puts in some best times, and hopefully we’re top competitors at MCAL.” Boys’ Swimming, Ken Weber: “[My main goal for this season] is that we are going to win the MCAL championships this yea...

Athlete of the Issue: Ben Soicher

Athlete of the Issue: Ben Soicher

By Josh Love and Josh Love

November 9, 2016

Most people consider golf to be a sport designated for old, wealthy men who socialize more than exercise and drive around the golf course in their Polo T-shirts and slacks. Well, that’s not the case for Ben Soicher, an eighth grade student at Mill Valley Middle School (MVMS). Soicher picked up hi...

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...

Thomas Whalen Says Goodbye to Tam Soccer

Thomas Whalen Says Goodbye to Tam Soccer

By Ethan Lawrence and Ethan Lawrence

September 27, 2015

Sophomore Thomas Whalen, who scored 16 goals during his freshman season for Tam's varsity soccer team, has decided to join a soccer academy called Force in San Jose rather than playing soccer at Tam this season. He was nominated as second team all league last year joining last years teammates Jake Henry, R...

Sports Recap: Week of 5/4

Sports Recap: Week of 5/4

May 12, 2015

VARSITY SOFTBALL SUFFERS LOSS TO RIVAL REDWOOD The varsity softball team lost to Redwood 14-1 on May 4, bringing their MCAL league record to 5-5. Sophomore Kendall Lafranchi, sophomore Anna Reichenbach, and senior Chloe Jacobs contributed the only four hits of the game in the loss.   VARSITY GOLF TEAM...

Sports Update: April 28 Action

Sports Update: April 28 Action

By Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

April 29, 2015

GIRLS’ VARSITY LACROSSE SUFFERS LOSS TO UNIVERSITY The girls’ varsity lacrosse team lost to University High School 14-7 on April 28 in San Francisco. This brings their overall record to 2-11 and their league record to 0-7. Despite the score, Natalie Butler, one of the girls’ coaches, was pl...

Boy’s Soccer Legacy

WIND UP FOR A SHOT: Senior Jake Isola-Henry gets ready to shoot the ball at the goal in an afternoon practice on the Tam Turf.                                 	             Photo by: Nate Vogel

By Peter Wynn

October 14, 2014

This fall, Tam High’s newly famed and successful varsity soccer team will attempt to carry on their recent success as they begin a new season missing integral parts of their championship team from last year. Junior Riley Walls acknowledged this year may be an uphill fight, “We are the underdogs going...

Boys’ Soccer Beats Arcata in First Round of Playoffs

Boys' Soccer Beats Arcata in First Round of Playoffs

By Cody Duane-McGlashan

November 17, 2013

Boys' varsity soccer beat Arcata High school 2-1 in the first round of NCS playoffs on November 6. The Hawks took an early lead when Senior Jackson Wong kicked a long cross to senior Teddy Mauze who scored with a diving header. Tam kept its 1—0 lead until 8 minutes into the second half when Arcata s...

Season Checkup: Tam Boys’ Soccer

Season Checkup: Tam Boys' Soccer

By Daniel Carroll

October 15, 2013

The boys' varsity soccer team is off to another fast start with a 4-1-2 MCAL record, despite suffering heavily from injuries. One of the injured players is Teddy Mauze, the 2012 Player of the Year, who largely contributed to leading Tam to a 3rd consecutive MCAL championship and an NCS championship last year. ...

Boys’ Soccer Secures NCS Championship

NUMBER ONE: The boys' varsity soccer team celebrated their 3-1 win over Maria Carillo in the NCS championship game on November 10. Photo courtesy of: Dustin Nygaard

By William Cholous

December 13, 2012

The boys’ varsity soccer team won the North Coast Section title on November 10, defeating Maria Carrillo 3-1 to cap off an exceptional season. “It’s especially nice this year because we made it all the way to the championship last year, and to lose there is bittersweet,” Coach Dustin Nyga...

Tam Varsity Soccer Defeats Branson 1-0 in MCAL Semifinals

By Kiera Atashkarian

November 8, 2012

On October 24, the Tam boys varsity soccer team defeated Branson 1-0 in their MCAL semifinal match. The start of the game was marked by shouts and chants erupting from the Tam team as they came together for the pregame huddle. Immediately after the game had started, one could feel the tension and...