The Tam News

Boys’ Varsity Basketball Edges Out Justin Siena in Final Seconds

By Max Bayer

January 30, 2013

The boys’ varsity basketball team came into their MCAL match up with Justin Siena on January 17 with five players out, including senior and leading scorer Jackson Floum, but was still able to pull out a 60-57 win. Tam got out to an early lead thanks to tough defense and great play by both junior power...

Boys’ Varsity Basketball Enjoying Successful Season

By Zack Tolpen

January 30, 2013

The Tam boys’ varsity basketball team has significantly improved this year, with a current record of 15 wins and 6 losses and a Marin County Athletic League record of 4-5 as of January 30. With only two wins in the last two seasons, this year’s team has stepped it up by practicing more and working...

Ballet Brings Star Goalie to Tam

Ballet Brings Star Goalie to Tam

By Joe Laland

October 3, 2012

Ballet isn’t a typical cross training sport for water polo players. However, senior Elliot Ordway has transitioned from ballet dancer to one of the toughest water polo goalies in MCAL. “3 years ago, I started as a field player, but then my coach said you’re tall, hop in the cage, and it came naturall...

Boys varsity soccer wins Bay City Invitational

Boys varsity soccer wins Bay City Invitational

By Zack Tolpen

August 30, 2012

Tam soccer coach Dustin Nygaard created the Bay City Invitational soccer tournament in 2007, but as of one week ago, Tam had yet to win a trophy. That changed when Tam won Northern California’s famous soccer tournament August on 24 by defeating Terra Linda High School in a battle of penalty kic...

Boys tennis goes to NCS

By Joe Laland

June 7, 2012

Tam’s boys tennis team carried their momentum from a strong MCAL finish in the regular season directly into the postseason but just short of rivals Redwood in the championship game in Larkspur 4-5. “Our team has been incredible over the last 2 months. After some friction in the beginning of the year,...

Boys swim to fourth MCAL chapionship

Boys swim to fourth MCAL chapionship

By Maggie Whalen

May 30, 2012

Tam boys swim coach Dave Beutel took a fully-clothed dip in the pool on Saturday, May 12, as the team won their fourth consecutive MCAL title. “The meet was neck and neck the entire way and we were able to pull it out in the end,” said senior Brennan Latimer. “Everyone contributed to the win, and ...

Varsity baseball MCAL preview

By Joe Laland

March 7, 2012

Last year, the baseball team barely made the playoffs after winning a play-in game against Justin-Siena. The Hawks’ main strategy was small ball, in large part due to the wood bats required by MCAL rules. The momentum from last year has led the Hawks to expect an MCAL championship this year. “The...

Amoroso awarded for excellence as athletic director

By Sophie McGuinness

February 17, 2012

On December 6th, Tam’s athletic director and P.E teacher Christina Amoroso received the annual Norm Mackenzie Award for her outstanding work as a new athletic director. Amoroso has been working at Tam for eight years, four as the athletic director. She is being recognized as the best athletic dire...

Wrestling team upbeat despite rough start

By Jake Feldman

February 3, 2012

This year, the wrestling team has faced a myriad of challenges, and holds a record of 2-4 in the Marin County Athletic League (MCAL). Regardless, the team remains positive. “We have a small team this year, but we are a close knit group of guys,” said junior Ryan O’Boyle. A physically small team,...

Boys soccer becomes MCAL champions

November 16, 2010

Tamalpais High School’s varsity boys soccer team scored big in the first post-season competition of the year and continued on to become MCAL champions before losing against Cardinal Newman High School 1-0 on November 6. Tam’s first MCAL game, played on October 25 against Redwood, was won by Tam 1-0...

Tam cross country enters MCALS with confidence

November 16, 2010

At the Mt. SAC Invitational (boys only) in Los Angeles on Friday October 21, the boy’s varsity cross country team placed second out of 22 teams.  The invitational hosts schools from across the state of California, gathering them to see which school is the best among them.    Tam senior Daniel Milechman...