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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...

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...

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...

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’...

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...

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,...

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...

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

Boy’s Soccer Legacy

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...

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...

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...

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

Boys’ Soccer Secures NCS Championship

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...

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...

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