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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...

Jordan Jackson: Cross Up

Jordan Jackson: Cross Up

By Adam Tolson and Adam Tolson February 1, 2017

This year’s boys’ basketball team is on fire this season.  After taking down Terra Linda, Justin Siena, Marin Catholic, and Redwood, they have begun their season  as a top three-team in the Marin...

Girls Varsity Soccer Captain Injured in Game Collision

Girls’ Varsity Soccer Captain Injured in Game Collision

By Maddie Asch and Ethan Swope February 1, 2017

Senior girls’ varsity soccer captain Izzy Reeves collided with a player from Justin Siena, sustaining a head injury during a game on February 1. According to senior Addy Ball, a close friend and...

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...

Varsity Football Beats Justin Siena, Players Berkley and Mitchell Suspended

Varsity Football Beats Justin Siena, Players Berkley and Mitchell Suspended

        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...

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...

Lining up

Varsity Football Beats Sonoma Valley Dragons

By Adam Tolson August 28, 2016

photos by Ethan Swope Tam football opened its season by beating the Sonoma Valley Dragons 13-2 on August 26 at Tam. This was a highly anticipated first game, with the return of the Mitchell brothers,...

Tam Mountain Biking Season in Review

Tam Mountain Biking Season in Review

By Sam Pletcher and Sam Pletcher June 3, 2016

On a sunny April day in Petaluma, the mountain bike team eagerly awaited results from their race. “We weren’t sure whether or not we beat Drake [High School] as an overall team,” sophomore Ian Pratt...

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...

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...

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...

Sports Opinion: Warriors Fans, Be Grateful!

Sports Opinion: Warriors Fans, Be Grateful!

By Connor Norton May 2, 2016

Whoever saw Steph Curry line up for the 35-foot three-point game winner against the Oklahoma City Thunder in late February, you understand that it’s about time The Tam News addresses the phenomenon that...

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