The Tam News

Girls’ varsity soccer goalie Ellie Flad breaks MCAL record

Flad dives for a save during the MCAL championship game against Redwood on February 15. (Courtesy of Raffi Baumann)

By Kavi Dolasia

March 6, 2020

Girls' varsity soccer goalie Ellie Flad has broken the MCAL regular season shutout record, and has helped the Hawks to the number one seed in the NorCal state tournament.

Girls soccer’s perfect season rolls on

The Girls Varsity team huddles before a game vs. Branson.
Photo Courtesy of Ian Boyd

By Quinn Rothwell

February 6, 2020

The girls varsity soccer team just wrapped up their first undefeated MCAL championship season in history

Winter sports preview

The seniors on the boys basketball team. (Courtesy of Tam Boys Basketball)

By Leah Fullerton

December 19, 2019

A preview from each coach on their upcoming seasons.

Tam tackles new athletics tutorial

(Grace Gustafson)

By Eli Blum

September 17, 2019

Student athletes are selected to be in the class, which was made to be "almost like an athletic leadership program."

Walls to the Balls

Walls to the Balls

By Ava Finn

September 20, 2018

Junior Casey Walls has been playing for the U.S. Soccer Under-16 Boys’ National Team since last November and playing competitively since he was two years old. “I have been kicking a ball since I could walk,” Walls said. Walls, who was born in England, owes his interest of soccer to the cultural a...

Hat Trick

Hat Trick

By Sophia Krivoruchko

March 13, 2018

On February 10th, Tam girls varsity soccer beat Branson 4-2 to claim the MCAL title. Leading up to the huge MCAL win against Branson, Tam trailed Branson by two goals. Both teams were tied 2-2 before advancing into penalty kicks, where Tam triumphed and won MCALs. “To come back and beat Branson afte...

May the Schwartz Be With You

May the Schwartz Be With You

By Dahlia Zail

February 2, 2018

Winning the MCAL championship game was the highlight of Owen Schwartz’s soccer career. “It was one of the best experiences of my life,” Schwartz, senior and captain of the boy’s varsity soccer team, said. “I scored the second goal of that game, I scored a free kick. It was like nothing I had...

Why You Should Consider Playing a High School Sport

By Shane Lavezzo

March 18, 2017

I’ve always been quiet when it comes to my personal life. Voicing my emotions is something I’ve never truly felt comfortable doing. Regardless of who I am talking to, a best friend or even a family member, I prefer to keep how I feel to myself. The only person who knows what is going on in my life...

Girls’ Varsity Soccer Loses to Redwood at Home (January 21)

By Piper Goeking

February 28, 2017

The girls’ varsity soccer team lost 0-1 to Redwood in a highly contested match at home on January 21.  Both sides had several shots on goal and created many passing connections in the first half.  The game was deadlocked until the 40th minute, when a foul gave Redwood a freekick just outside Tam...

Lily Travers: Kicking Up a Storm

Lily Travers: Kicking Up a Storm

By Marie Hogan and Marie Hogan

February 4, 2017

Freshman Lily Travers has been dreaming of playing for Tam’s varsity soccer team for years. “I used to practice on the side of the Tam field,” Travers said, “And I’d see them, and I’d always come to the games and I watched their MCAL finals, and wanted to be on the team. That was like my o...

Athlete of the Issue: Lauren Ross

Athlete of the Issue: Lauren Ross

By Megan Butt

June 3, 2016

Freshman Lauren Ross has barely known a life without sports. At the age of five she began gymnastics, at the age of nine she began soccer, and at the age of 11 she began track and field. Ross has been a member of the club team at Gymworld Gymnastics Academy in San Rafael for nine years. Ross comp...

Sports Opinion: Dropping the Baton

Sports Opinion: Dropping the Baton

By Griffin Bary and Griffin Bary

May 12, 2016

In sports, there are winners and losers, coaches and officials, spectators and people judging the spectators, but there is one group that is always overlooked. This group of blunderers does not bring the team success, in fact, most of the time they bring the team loss, shame, and even murder. People who belong to...