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Roddy and Marks Serve Up NCS Banner

Roddy and Marks Serve Up NCS Banner

By Jacob Swergold June 11, 2018

Sophomore Mason Marks and senior William Roddy claimed the MCAL doubles title, finishing 2nd in Division 1 NCS, and leading Tam tennis to the MCAL win. Marks and Roddy have been playing together for the...

Tam’s Project Green Challenge Finalist

March 21, 2018

Senior Catalina Lane was named a finalist of the Project Green Challenge, an environmental action competition created by local nonprofit Turning Green, this fall. The challenge aims to “inform, inspire...

Advice For a Prime Ski Season

Advice For a Prime Ski Season

By Miles Rubens, Miles Rubens, Miles Rubens, and Miles Rubens December 18, 2017

After last year’s gargantuan amounts of snowfall, in which seven Lake Tahoe area ski resorts (Kirkwood, Northstar, Alpine Meadows, Squaw Valley, Boreal, Mt. Rose, and Sugar Bowl) totalled over a whopping...

Cian's Cannon

Cian’s Cannon

By Miles Rubens October 31, 2017

The boys’ water polo team has a reputation for constant jokes and pranks during practice, and at the center of it all is senior Cian Concannon. Concannon, who is third on the team with 34 goals as...

Back to School Dance Loses Hundreds

By Miles Rubens September 23, 2017

Tam’s inaugural Back to School Dance, on August 25 in the student center, lost approximately $1,200 of leadership funds. The total cost of the dance was $3,600, according to Senior Class President...

Baseball Defeats Northgate in NCS Quarterfinals

Baseball Defeats Northgate in NCS Quarterfinals

By Miles Rubens May 31, 2017

The varsity baseball team defeated the Northgate Broncos 4-2 in the quarterfinals of the North Coast Section (NCS) Division Two playoffs at Northgate in Walnut Creek on Saturday, May 27. Tam, a ten seed,...

Varsity Baseball Beats Maria Carillo

Varsity Baseball Beats Maria Carillo

By Miles Rubens May 29, 2017

The boys’ varsity baseball team defeated Maria Carrillo high school 4-1 in an away game in the first round of the North Coast Section (NCS) Division Two playoffs. A complete game gem by senior pitcher...

Craft and Dorsett Win  Golden Bell Awards

Craft and Dorsett Win Golden Bell Awards

By Miles Rubens and Miles Rubens May 4, 2017

Budget secretary Carol Craft and counselor Evelyn Dorsett received Golden Bell Awards for classified and certificated staff, respectively, this year. The awards, given by the California School Boards Association...

Athlete of the Issue: Karim Shakur, NCS Wrestling Champion

Athlete of the Issue: Karim Shakur, NCS Wrestling Champion

By Miles Rubens and Miles Rubens & Zoe Wynn March 14, 2017

Karim Shakur’s remarkable transformation into an elite high school wrestler didn’t take place overnight. Shakur, this year’s NCS champion in his 195 pound weight class was the first Tam wrestler...

New Staff Profiles

New Staff Profiles

By Tam News Staff October 11, 2016

Special Education Department: Molly Fries  by Ryan Leake Tam’s newest member of the Special Education Department, Molly Fries, claims she is “not actually a teacher.” Fries spends her time...

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,...

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Girls’ Varsity Volleyball Loses to Terra Linda

By Miles Rubens September 12, 2016

photos by Ethan Swope The girls’ varsity volleyball was defeated by the Terra Linda Trojans in a lively Gus Gym on September 7. The Hawks, playing in their first MCAL match under new coach Ray Karter,...

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