The Tam News

The Fan Factor

(Emily Stull)

By Samantha Nichols

October 17, 2020

It’s difficult to predict what high school sports will look like when they start back up in the winter, but professional sports games have shown that whether athletes like it or not, spectators have become a crucial part of the sporting experience.

Tam Players Follow Kaepernick’s Lead

Varsity football players (left to right) seniors Tre’Chaun Berkley and Leonjae Silas, juniors Tristan Mitchell, Pedro Mira, and Oscar Corona, and senior Jordan Smith take a knee during the national anthem before the homecoming game against Redwood on October 8.														             		         PHOTO COURTESY OF HONG SOON PARK

By Will Moye

October 13, 2016

Six varsity football players: seniors Tre’Chaun Berkley, Leonjae Silas, Braxton Mitchell, and Jordan Smith, and juniors Pedro Mira and Oscar Corona took a knee during the national anthem on September 24 before their game at Marin Catholic, making them the first MCAL players to join the protest start...

Head Case: What Are You Giving Up to Play?

Graphic by Lucky Schulman

By Adam Tolson

October 13, 2016

Junior Trevor Lopez will never play competitive football again. Years of hard hits and gruesome blows to the head have taken their toll on Lopez, who has had a passion for the game ever since seventh grade. Up until now, football has been the centerpiece of Lopez’s life; to see it come to an end was...

Cheerleaders Fundraising for Trip to Pro Bowl

Cheerleaders Fundraising for Trip to Pro Bowl

By Devon Stoeber

December 13, 2013

After winning the Superior Award at a United Spirit Association cheer camp last summer, Tam High’s cheerleaders were one of the teams invited to perform in the half-time show at the 2014 Pro Bowl on January 26 in Honolulu, Hawaii. The United Spirit Association camp is specifically designed for hig...