The Tam News

An outsider’s perspective on American patriotism

(Tenaya Tremp)

By Leah Kennedy

March 1, 2020

After moving to America from Germany, the culture shock of American pride can be intense.

Tam tackles new athletics tutorial

(Grace Gustafson)

By Eli Blum

September 17, 2019

Student athletes are selected to be in the class, which was made to be "almost like an athletic leadership program."

Flag on the Play

Flag on the Play

By Max Goldberg

December 14, 2018

With contributions by Lukas Affeltranger and Cooper Carroll representing the Tam High Football Team Tam High Football was shocked to read a Tam News article that made unfounded assertions, stating the football team perpetuates misogyny and discourages members of the Tam community from participating solely...

Girls can have Balls Too

Girls can have Balls Too

October 17, 2018

Football. That is what it is called when men play it. Powder Puff is what it’s called when women play it, because god forbid women are taken seriously enough to play a sport that is technically co-ed. First, as a female athlete, as a teenager, and as a student at this school, I find it completely i...

Coach’s Take

Coach's Take

By Samantha Ferro and Aaron Young

September 20, 2018

With Additional Reporting by Samantha Ferro   Girls Field Hockey “We have lofty goals of winning half of our games,” said coach Michelle Perrin-Boutwell, “but most of all, we want to learn how to lose with dignity, and how to play field hockey well.”   Varsity Football “We all shar...

Tackling Gender Norms

Tackling Gender Norms

By Skye Schoenhoeft

September 20, 2018

Senior Jackie Hernandez is breaking barriers as the first female Tam football player in the school’s recent history. This is Jackie’s first year on the football team, as well as the first sport she has ever played for Tam. “I always wanted to try out since freshman year but I was a little intimi...

When Life Gives You LemMons

Junior Jackson Moore, the varsity quarterback.

By Jack Loder

August 31, 2017

First year head Coach Matthew LemMon wasted no time making one thing clear, standing outside the Varsity football team’s weekly film session Monday afternoon. This year’s helmeted Hawks are going to compete at a high level. “They’re a hard working, passionate bunch, that much has been clear to...

Crewe Hutson: Overcoming Obstacles

Hutson carries the ball

By Kennedy Cook and Michael Diamandakis

June 2, 2017

Freshman Crewe Hutson is not your average dual-sport athlete. Although he played running back for the Junior Varsity football team and guard for freshman basketball team, the quality that truly separates him from his peers isn’t obvious. “If you talk to most people, I look like a normal athlete out ...

Drake to Replace Turf Field

By Adam Tolson

April 3, 2017

The Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) school board has voted to replace the turf on the Sir Francis Drake football field due to health concerns. After 12 years of playing on the old turf, which was made of ground up car tires, many parents voiced their opinions on the health risks and a vote ...

Varsity Football Beats Justin Siena, Players Berkley and Mitchell Suspended

Varsity Football Beats Justin Siena, Players Berkley and Mitchell Suspended

By Calvin Rosevear, Calvin Rosevear, Calvin Rosevear, Calvin Rosevear, and Calvin Rosevear

November 3, 2016

        photos by Ethan Swope The varsity football team beat Justin Siena 50-21 on October 22 in a game that sparked a brawl in the fourth quarter, resulting in the ejections and one game suspensions of senior Tre’chaun Berkley and junior Tristan Mitchell and no Justin Siena p...

Head Case: What Are You Giving Up to Play?

Graphic by Lucky Schulman

By Adam Tolson

October 13, 2016

Junior Trevor Lopez will never play competitive football again. Years of hard hits and gruesome blows to the head have taken their toll on Lopez, who has had a passion for the game ever since seventh grade. Up until now, football has been the centerpiece of Lopez’s life; to see it come to an end was...