The Tam News

Athletes of the Issue: Tristan and Braxton Mitchell

Athletes of the Issue: Tristan and Braxton Mitchell

By Miles Rubens

September 14, 2016

Although the football team hasn’t had much success in recent seasons, things are starting to look up. Brothers Braxton and Tristan Mitchell are two of the reasons why. Braxton, a senior, and Tristan, a junior, are looking to help Tam compete for an MCAL championship this year. Last year, the brothe...

Hawks Look to Exceed expectations on the Grid-Iron

Hawks Look to Exceed expectations on the Grid-Iron

By Jack Loder

September 12, 2016

School is back in session, the leaves are beginning to change color, and football players and fans all over the country are gearing up for kickoff. Here at Tam High, this year’s Red Tailed Hawks believe they have something to prove. This team, one that has  lost nearly half of its starters from last ...

Varsity Football Beats Sonoma Valley Dragons

Varsity Football Beats Sonoma Valley Dragons

By Adam Tolson

August 28, 2016

photos by Ethan Swope Tam football opened its season by beating the Sonoma Valley Dragons 13-2 on August 26 at Tam. This was a highly anticipated first game, with the return of the Mitchell brothers, a new free safety in senior and Redwood transfer Leonjae Silas, the addition of junior Oscar Corona...

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...

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. ...

Sports Recap: Week of 9/8

Sports Recap: Week of 9/8

By Calvin Rosevear & Misha Krivoruchiko and Calvin Rosevear & Misha Krivoruchiko

September 21, 2015

BOYS VARSITY WATER POLO WINS AT ALHAMBRA The boys varsity water polo team won 22-10 at Alhambra on September 9, bringing their overall record to 2-0. They still have yet to play a league game. “[It was] an important NCS match,” said head coach Bob Kustel. CROSS COUNTRY ATTENDS FIRST MEET ...

Friday Night Lights

Friday Night Lights

By Asher Wenig

December 10, 2014

Another football season has come and gone, and if you are like 90 percent of Tam’s student body you probably never went to a game. Despite the team putting up record point totals and qualifying for the North Coast Section (NCS) play-offs, the attendance at the games seemed to barely outnumber the roster...

Kimo Karp: Nine Years of Touchdowns

Kimo Karp: Nine Years of Touchdowns

By Jordan Blackburn

October 24, 2014

Kimo Karp may be a star receiver, but he’s not too cool to admit that he’s best friends with his pet. “My best friend in this world is my dog. It’s a golden retriever poodle mix. It’s my favorite thing in the world,” Karp said. “Her name’s Ginger, but my mom accidentally switched...

Fantasy Land: Exploring Tam’s Fantasy Sports

Fantasy Land: Exploring Tam’s Fantasy Sports

By Anthony Mazzini and Peter Wynn

October 7, 2014

At some point in the next few weeks, junior Jake Newell will make his way around school with no shoes on, instead sporting a thick layer of saran wrap to protect his feet. This may seem strange, but it’s Newell’s punishment for finishing last in his fantasy baseball league last season. His team, ...

Cheerleaders Fundraising for Trip to Pro Bowl

Cheerleaders Fundraising for Trip to Pro Bowl

By Devon Stoeber

December 13, 2013

After winning the Superior Award at a United Spirit Association cheer camp last summer, Tam High’s cheerleaders were one of the teams invited to perform in the half-time show at the 2014 Pro Bowl on January 26 in Honolulu, Hawaii. The United Spirit Association camp is specifically designed for hig...