The Tam News

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...

Girls Varsity Basketball Beats Drake

Girls Varsity Basketball Beats Drake

By Blake Villanueva and Blake Villanueva

January 13, 2016

The girls’ varsity basketball team picked up a close 45-43 win against Drake’s Pirates on January 7, bringing their overall record to 12-1 and MCAL record to 3-0. Tam’s Amari Allison started off the game by winning the jump ball, putting Tam on the attack. However, Drake was the first to score, l...

Boys Varsity Basketball Loses to Drake

Boys Varsity Basketball Loses to Drake

By Blake Killingsworth, Blake Killingsworth, and Blake Killingsworth

January 13, 2016

Fans packed Gus gym on Friday night to watch the varsity boys’ basketball team (1-3 MCAL, 3-12 overall) take on MCAL powerhouse Drake (3-1 MCAL, 10-5 overall). Tam put up an impressive fight for 3 quarters, but Drake pulled away at the end to seal the 66-53 victory. Tam moved the ball well and quickly...

New Wrestling Coaches

New Wrestling Coaches

By Calvin Rosevear & Misha Krivoruchko and Calvin Rosevear & Misha Krivoruchko

December 14, 2015

Head coach Luke Jones, and assistant coaches Nick Proctor and Joe Rizquallah have been hired to lead the wrestling team this year. Jones and Proctor have been wrestling for most of their lives and want to continue their wrestling careers through coaching at Tam. They wrestled for and graduated from...

Senior Water Polo Player Jackson Hettler Commits to Cal (Web Exclusive)

Senior Water Polo Player Jackson Hettler Commits to Cal (Web Exclusive)

By Trevor Bukowski, Trevor Bukowski, and Trevor Bukowski

December 14, 2015

While the majority of seniors are stressing over college applications, Jackson Hettler doesn’t have to worry. Hettler just recently committed to play water polo for The University of California, Berkeley next year. That’s not to say he hasn’t worked his heart out to get him into the position he...

A Bitter End to a Successful Season

A Bitter End to a Successful Season

By Connor Dargan

March 12, 2015

The boys’ varsity basketball team lost to the Alhambra Bulldogs 68-51 on February 24 after a season of an 8-6 record.  Although Tam started strong with a six point lead in the first few minutes, the Hawks started to lose their edge towards the end of the third quarter, and Alhambra capitalized in...

Boy’s Soccer Legacy

Boy’s Soccer Legacy

By Peter Wynn

October 14, 2014

This fall, Tam High’s newly famed and successful varsity soccer team will attempt to carry on their recent success as they begin a new season missing integral parts of their championship team from last year. Junior Riley Walls acknowledged this year may be an uphill fight, “We are the underdogs going...

Softball Makes History With NCS Title Win

Softball Makes History With NCS Title Win

By James Finn & Jordan Blackburn

June 12, 2014

The softball team defeated Terra Linda 3-2 at San Marin High school on May 31 to claim the 2014 NCS softball title. The win marked Tam’s first-ever NCS softball championship and occured on the same day that the Tam baseball team won the school’s second-ever NCS baseball title. Head softball coach...

The Grind Matters: Baseball Wins NCS

The Grind Matters: Baseball Wins NCS

By Riley Kuffner

June 12, 2014

The varsity baseball team won the North Coast Sectional (NCS) championship 3-1 in a tense title game against Alhambra High School at Diablo Valley College on May 31. Senior Max Gamboa took the mound to start the game for the Hawks. He had been one of their go-to men all year and did not disappoint...

Girls Soccer Takes NCS

Girls Soccer Takes NCS

By Nic Mosher

June 12, 2014

Much like their MCAL championship victory in the previous week, the girls’ varsity soccer team came from behind to defeat Marin Catholic in penalty kicks, on May 23 at Terra Linda. Marin Catholic struck first in the 30th minute after a foul was called in the 18-yard box, awarding Marin Catholic senior...

Profile: Bella Amyx

Profile: Bella Amyx

By Caroline Frost

June 12, 2014

Soccer player Bella Amyx is currently being recruited by University of Pacific, Sonoma State and Portland State. Amyx started playing soccer at the age of six and has been playing at Tam since she was a freshmen. Her goal when she started high school has always been to play three sports all four years. Now ...

Boys’ Varsity Baseball Takes Second in MCAL Championship

Boys’ Varsity Baseball Takes Second in MCAL Championship

By Joe Laland

May 28, 2013

After a successful season, the boys' varsity baseball team entered the MCAL playoffs as the number two seed and exited as the  runner-up after a 9-0 defeat to Drake high school on May 18. The Hawks playoff campaign started on May 17, when they squared off against Marin Catholic and defeated them...