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Sports Talk: Aseal Birir

Sports Talk: Aseal Birir

November 9, 2013

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NabvCBS7hcU

Broadcast: Homecoming Varsity Football vs San Rafael

Broadcast: Homecoming Varsity Football vs San Rafael

By TBN

November 7, 2013

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=itbmUfNstaA Varsity football faced off against San Rafael for the Homecoming game on October 26. Watch TBN's full broadcast of the game here.

Sports Talk Interview: Aseal Birir

Sports Talk Interview: Aseal Birir

By Randy Shapiro and Randy Shapiro

October 17, 2013

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NabvCBS7hcU In this Sports Talk segment, senior and running back Aseal Birir shares his picks for the funniest, strongest, and most interesting players on Tam's varsity football team.

Tam Rallies to Beat Justin Sienna in Second Half

Tam Rallies to Beat Justin Sienna in Second Half

By Nic Mosher

October 10, 2013

Tam varsity football rallied late in the game on October 4 to defeat Justin Sienna 27-24, thanks to an outstanding defensive effort in the second half. Justin Sienna had control early, leading the game 24-14 at half. In the fourth quarter the game’s momentum shifted completely when Justin Sienna fumbl...

Balancing Academics and Athletics

Balancing Academics and Athletics

By Riley Kuffner

October 3, 2013

  Athletics and academics play an important role in defining the student body, as over 50 percent of Tam students participate in a sport after school. Both take up a lot of time and, in students’ busy lives, there is not a lot of time to spare. For this reason, athletics and academics ar...

Junior Ben Knauer Shows Passion for Sports, Battles Cerebral Palsy

Junior Ben Knauer Shows Passion for Sports, Battles Cerebral Palsy

By Weston Lazarus

June 1, 2013

Junior Ben Knauer grew up playing baseball and discussing the Giants line-up on the blacktop during recess. He knew every player’s stats, from home runs to on-base percentages, and as a high schooler he is passionate about two things: umpiring and football. Knauer is an umpire for the Mill Valley ...

Tam Varsity Football Falls to Justin Siena

October 12, 2012

The boys varsity football team played Justin Siena (5-1, 2-1 MCAL) at home on October 6, losing by just two points, 12-14. Tam lost in the final minutes of the game, on a two-point conversion attempt that was intercepted by Justin-Siena in the end zone. However, Tam made several mental mistakes that...

Tam varsity football defeats Redwood, remains undefeated

Tam varsity football defeats Redwood, remains undefeated

By Kenny Rosenberg

September 13, 2012

The Tam varsity football team is currently undefeated through their first three games. After knocking off St. Patrick, St. Vincent and Petaluma High, the Hawks rolled through the Redwood Giants in a non-league game, 28-14. Senior quarterback Al Gant van Vliet put Tam on the board early in the fi...

School sports: the income divide

School sports: the income divide

By Elianna Cohen

June 3, 2012

“When I was little, I knew my parents couldn’t afford to enroll me in any sports programs,” said senior Jennifer Reyes. Throughout tryouts during her sophomore year, she realized that she could not keep up with her other potential teammates. But Reyes wasn’t alone. Lots of other students who didn...

Wil Owens: The life of a Tam legend

Wil Owens: The life of a Tam legend

By Max Shulman

March 15, 2012

“I guess I had been here two years,” recalled Wil Owens, Tam’s head campus supervisor. “A teacher called me down to the parking lot and said, ‘Wil, smell.’ We smelled nothing but marijuana emanating in volumes from a vehicle. So we found the student, and we asked him whether or not it ...

New coaches strive to revitalize varsity football

By Chris Yip

October 3, 2011

After last year’s 5-5 MCAL record, the Tam Varsity Football team enters the 2011 season with 33 players in addition to a new coaching staff determined to take the team to the playoffs. Former freshman team coaches Jon Black and Rip Ridley have been promoted to head coach and special teams coach ...

Black takes on double duty as teacher and coach

February 17, 2011

A season after going 8-4 (4-3 MCAL) and making the NCS Division 3 Playoffs under first year Tam Football varsity head coach Kevin Goyer, the 2010 season resulted in a 5-5 record (2-5 MCAL).  The season ended with no playoff berth, and a new head coach for the varsity football team.  Jon Black, the...