The Tam News

Prodigy Quits Swimming to Row

Prodigy Quits Swimming to Row

By Sonja Hutson

November 26, 2012

Junior Róisín “Ro” Duffy was on her way to the Junior Nationals for swimming, the competition preceding Olympic Trials of 2011, when she decided to quit the sport after ten years in order to try out for the Marin Rowing team. After ten years on North Bay Aquatics (an intensive, year-round swim...

School sports: the income divide

School sports: the income divide

By Elianna Cohen

June 3, 2012

“When I was little, I knew my parents couldn’t afford to enroll me in any sports programs,” said senior Jennifer Reyes. Throughout tryouts during her sophomore year, she realized that she could not keep up with her other potential teammates. But Reyes wasn’t alone. Lots of other students who didn...

Boys swim to fourth MCAL chapionship

Boys swim to fourth MCAL chapionship

By Maggie Whalen

May 30, 2012

Tam boys swim coach Dave Beutel took a fully-clothed dip in the pool on Saturday, May 12, as the team won their fourth consecutive MCAL title. “The meet was neck and neck the entire way and we were able to pull it out in the end,” said senior Brennan Latimer. “Everyone contributed to the win, and ...

Boys Swimming Third Concecutive Championship

Boys Swimming Third Concecutive Championship

By Kenny Rosenberg

June 11, 2011

Junior Riley Sykes and sophomore Miguel Mattox led the Hawks’ swim team to their third consecutive MCAL championship on May 14 as Tam simply outworked their opponents, Redwood and Marin Catholic. After a tight preliminary meet, no one could predict the outcome of the final match. Except for the kids f...

Girls swimming heads to MCALs

April 7, 2011

Hard work before the season paid off when the girls swim team beat Justin-Sienna at home on March 4th. The team placed first and second in all of their relays thanks to sophomore Katie Baca, senior Kristin Sato, junior Sami Harvey, sophomore Jeanne Shepherd, junior Ali Coopersmith, sophomore Kim Baca,...

Tam diving going strong with new coach and divers

Tam diving going strong with new coach and divers

April 7, 2011

Relative to other sports teams at Tam, diving seems tiny. However, junior diver Katherine Takeshita said, “The dive team has eight kids right now, which makes us the biggest diving team in MCALs. Most of the kids from last year came back, and we have two new divers. Only a few other schools have dive...