The Tam News

Sports Opinion: In Defense of Girls Lacrosse

Sports Opinion: In Defense of Girls Lacrosse

By Dahlia Zail and Dahlia Zail

March 14, 2017

Imagine this. You spend two hours after school practicing every day. You play your heart out in every single game. You condition, train, and drill, trying tirelessly to get better. And in return for all your work, you’re faced with empty bleachers at every. Single. Home game. Which is ironic, consi...

Boys’ Soccer Wins MCAL Championship Title

Boys’ Soccer Wins MCAL Championship Title

By Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

March 14, 2017

The boys’ varsity soccer team won the MCAL championship beating Terra Linda 3-0 on February 11. The team had progressed to the finals after beating Novato 1-0 in the quarter finals and beating Drake 4-1 in the semifinals. Senior and Tam News reporter Ryan Leake scored two goals in the victory and ju...

Girls’ Basketball Wins MCAL Championship Title

Girls’ Basketball Wins MCAL Championship Title

By Calvin Rosevear and Calvin Rosevear

March 14, 2017

The girls’ varsity basketball team narrowly claimed the MCAL championship title for the second year in a row on February 18 after beating rival Redwood 39-36. “They felt [the pressure] but they came through,” head coach Mike Evans said. “I thought we had a really good game plan.” “After th...

Girls’ Varsity Soccer Loses to Redwood at Home (January 21)

By Piper Goeking

February 28, 2017

The girls’ varsity soccer team lost 0-1 to Redwood in a highly contested match at home on January 21.  Both sides had several shots on goal and created many passing connections in the first half.  The game was deadlocked until the 40th minute, when a foul gave Redwood a freekick just outside Tam...

Sports Opinion: Selective Spirit

Sports Opinion: Selective Spirit

By Zoe Wynn and Zoe Wynn

February 1, 2017

Ask a student about Tam school spirit at basketball games and they’ll  probably describe the atmosphere as electric. Masses of people line up at the door waiting to get their hands stamped so they can run onto the bleachers where they will remain riveted for the next four quarters. The bleachers are fu...

Boys’ Varsity Basketball Team Loses to Redwood at Home “White Out” Game

Boys’ Varsity Basketball Team Loses to Redwood at Home “White Out” Game

By Jack Goldman

February 1, 2017

Photos by Ethan Swope A capacity crowd. A White Out event. A fitting setting for a rivalry game between Tam and Redwood. Fans screaming on both sides, preparing for the chaos to unravel itself on the basketball court. “Every game is a big game,” Tam’s head varsity basketball coach Tim Morgan said be...

Sowerby Commits to Macalester College

Sowerby Commits to Macalester College

By Zoe Wynn and Zoe Wynn

November 9, 2016

Unlike most seniors, Katie Sowerby  already knows where she is going to spend the next four years. She recently committed to play basketball at Macalester College, a Division III school in St. Paul, Minnesota. Sowerby believes she will enjoy her college life both on and off the court. “I found [a s...

Athlete of the Issue: Sabrina Haechler

Athlete of the Issue: Sabrina Haechler

By Calvin Rosevear

October 13, 2016

Senior girls’ golf team captain Sabrina Haechler started playing on the team her sophomore year, after playing volleyball her freshman year. Besides occasional trips to the golf course with her grandfather, she began her high school golf career from scratch. “I’d just go and hit the ball just to...

Boys’ Track and Field Wins MCAL Finals

Boys’ Track and Field Wins MCAL Finals

By Adam Tolson & Calvin Rosevear

June 3, 2016

The varsity boys’ track and field team won the Marin County Athletic League finals on May 14 at Novato High School, coach Kevin Engle’s 12th Marin County Athletic League championship  in his 22 years as a track and field coach. Tam and Marin Catholic were neck and neck throughout the meet, until seniors O...

Varsity Boys’ Volleyball Loses to Drake

Varsity Boys’ Volleyball Loses to Drake

By Kevin Lee, Kevin Lee, Kevin Lee, Kevin Lee, and Kevin Lee

April 8, 2016

The Drake boys varsity volleyball team beat Tamalpais 3-0 at Tam on March 8, 2016. Tam is a young team but Drake has a lot of club experience. “I think we are young and that’s a respectable loss. I think it’s going to take time for the team to find their way,”Head Coach Jason Souza said. “Ther...

Tam Hires New Baseball Staff

Tam Hires New Baseball Staff

By Vincent Boot and Vincent Boot

March 29, 2016

Over the last couple of years, Tam baseball has been in an identity crisis.  After opting out of re-signing head coach Mike Terry in fall of 2013, Tam acquired Scott Osder.  In late summer of 2015, Tam decided not to reinstate Osder as head of the program.  A few weeks later he was reinstated, then f...

Karim Shakur: Tam Wrestler (Web Exclusive)

Karim Shakur: Tam Wrestler (Web Exclusive)

By Trent Waltz and Trent Waltz

March 15, 2016

Coming to Tam freshman year and joining Wrestling sophomore year, Tamalpais junior Karim Shakur has put in countless hours of hard work to get to the position of dominance he occupies in MCAL this year. “I started Wrestling Freshman year…at Lincoln...I wasn’t that good,” Shakur said, “[But] ...