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Smooth sailing

The 2020 Tam High sailing team. (Courtesy of Luke Marshall)

By Tenaya Tremp

March 13, 2020

Take a look at one of Tam's lesser-known sports teams: sailing.

Freshmen Success on Varsity Sailing

By Maxine Flasher-Duzgunes

May 31, 2017

Freshmen Lilly Hocke and Luke Marshall joined Varsity Sailing this fall.  “[I became interested in sailing] when I was younger,” Hocke said. “I would go to my lake house in Pine Crest, near Yosemite. And my dad and I would race sailboats up there.” Marshall became interested in sailing three yea...

Sailor Andy Strike Profile (Web Exclusive)

By Sam Toland and Sam Toland

June 1, 2016

Senior Andy Strike wasn’t looking for a traditional athletic experience when he came to Tam his freshman year. “It was a unique opportunity that most people don’t get to do in high school, so I figured I should take advantage of it.” Since then, Strike has sailed every year, and is now a team c...

Athlete of the Issue: Noble Reynoso (Olympic Development Team Sailor)

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By Megan Butt and Megan Butt

March 3, 2016

Junior Noble Reynoso first learned to sail at a fundamentals camp he was forced to attend during the summer after eighth grade. “I think [my parents] just wanted to get rid of me from nine to five,” Reynoso joked. “I hated the summer camp at first because I just wanted to hang out. I hated getti...

Quinn Vangelos Rides the Wind

HANGING OUT: Vangelos and junior Tris Craig sail on San Francisco Bay, enjoying beautiful weather and the view of the city. Photo by: Sam Gates

By Emma Boczek

December 6, 2012

Senior Quinn Vangelos, an enthusiastic and highly successful member of Tam’s sailing team, recently attracted recruitment attention from Harvard, Stanford, and Yale. Vangelos discovered sailing during her freshman year and soon became part of the sport’s tight-knit community, gaining experience...