The Tam News

Sowerby Commits to Macalester College

Sowerby Commits to Macalester College

By Zoe Wynn and Zoe Wynn

November 9, 2016

Unlike most seniors, Katie Sowerby  already knows where she is going to spend the next four years. She recently committed to play basketball at Macalester College, a Division III school in St. Paul, Minnesota. Sowerby believes she will enjoy her college life both on and off the court. “I found [a s...

Athlete of the Issue: Ben Soicher

Athlete of the Issue: Ben Soicher

By Josh Love and Josh Love

November 9, 2016

Most people consider golf to be a sport designated for old, wealthy men who socialize more than exercise and drive around the golf course in their Polo T-shirts and slacks. Well, that’s not the case for Ben Soicher, an eighth grade student at Mill Valley Middle School (MVMS). Soicher picked up hi...

Varsity Football Beats Justin Siena, Players Berkley and Mitchell Suspended

Varsity Football Beats Justin Siena, Players Berkley and Mitchell Suspended

By Calvin Rosevear, Calvin Rosevear, Calvin Rosevear, Calvin Rosevear, and Calvin Rosevear

November 3, 2016

        photos by Ethan Swope The varsity football team beat Justin Siena 50-21 on October 22 in a game that sparked a brawl in the fourth quarter, resulting in the ejections and one game suspensions of senior Tre’chaun Berkley and junior Tristan Mitchell and no Justin Siena p...

Senior Revives Gardening Club

Senior Revives Gardening Club

By Sophia Krivoruchko and Megan Butt

October 25, 2016

After visiting Panama this summer and working in a preserve, senior Eva Brazer was inspired to revive the gardening club at Tam. “About a year ago there was a garden club [at Tam] but it wasn’t advised,” she said. “I was motivated to [re-start the club] after seeing a natural preserve in Pa...

Danford on Fire: Our New IT Specialist

Danford on Fire: Our New IT Specialist

By Marie Hogan

October 14, 2016

Information Technology specialist Danford McCann knows what it’s like to play with fire and get burned, literally. “Your first thought is to go screaming, running," he said. "Actually, the real thought that went through my head was I got no one to blame but myself.” McCann, who joined Tam staff this year,...

Homecoming Rally 2016-2017

Homecoming Rally 2016-2017

By TBN

October 12, 2016

https://youtu.be/zAng0gF7XQc  

New Staff Profiles

New Staff Profiles

By Tam News Staff

October 11, 2016

Special Education Department: Molly Fries  by Ryan Leake Tam’s newest member of the Special Education Department, Molly Fries, claims she is “not actually a teacher.” Fries spends her time in the classroom as a paraeducator, which she defines as extra support staff. Fries describes her role ...

Varsity Football Crushed by Marin Catholic

Varsity Football Crushed by Marin Catholic

By Connor Dargan

September 28, 2016

The varsity football team suffered a crushing 56-0 defeat at Marin Catholic on September 24.  Although the game seemed relatively even in the first half, Tam turned the ball over five times, the most ever under head coach Jon Black. The most notable factor in this loss occurred when senior Tre...

Girls’ Varsity Water Polo Loses to Novato

Girls’ Varsity Water Polo Loses to Novato

By Kendall Lafranchi

September 27, 2016

The girls’ varsity water polo team lost to Novato 10-7 on September 14. The Hornets (1-0) and Hawks (0-1) were neck in neck through the first two quarters with Novato leading 6-5. The third quarter was low scoring with Novato and Tam only scoring in the four minutes and two minutes to go, respecti...

Girls’ Varsity Water Polo Loses to Saint Ignatius

Girls’ Varsity Water Polo Loses to Saint Ignatius

By Emily Pavis

September 27, 2016

The girls' varsity water polo lost to the Saint Ignatius Wildcats by a mere one point on September 14. The Hawks started in control, leading by 2-1 at the end of the first quarter. The Hawks scored an additional two goals in the second quarter,  yet let in four, losing momentum. By the final quarter,...

Athletes of the Issue: Tristan and Braxton Mitchell

Athletes of the Issue: Tristan and Braxton Mitchell

By Miles Rubens

September 14, 2016

Although the football team hasn’t had much success in recent seasons, things are starting to look up. Brothers Braxton and Tristan Mitchell are two of the reasons why. Braxton, a senior, and Tristan, a junior, are looking to help Tam compete for an MCAL championship this year. Last year, the brothe...

New Volleyball Coach Hired

New Volleyball Coach Hired

By Calvin Rosevear

September 14, 2016

Ray Karter, the new girls’ varsity volleyball coach, only started playing volleyball in college at UC Berkeley after growing up in Hawaii and moving to Marin to attend Drake High School. “I was a water polo player in high school, and I coached water polo before I coached volleyball... But water...