The Tam News

Tennis coach turmoil continues

Former girls' and boys' tennis coach Bill Washauer poses with the girls' tennis team after a tournament victory last season. (Courtesy of Tenaya Tremp)

By Logan Little

March 15, 2020

Longtime girls' and boys' tennis coach Bill Washauer was dismissed without explanation in December. Now his replacement has abruptly left the position.

Ten outta ten(nis)

The girls varsity tennis team poses with their NCS banner after winning the NCS team tennis championship. (Courtesy of Tam Tennis)

By Luke Ferris and Kavi Dolasia

December 12, 2019

The girls tennis team dominated this year, taking home NCS titles in both individuals and the doubles tournaments, as well as winning MCAL in both categories.

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."

Ryan Ali: Making a racket

Ryan Ali: Making a racket

By Logan Little

May 2, 2019

Now ranked third in Northern California by the United States Tennis Association (USTA), senior Ryan Ali picked up his first racket at the age of four at Boyle Park and hasn’t put it down since.

Has Tennis become too Traditional?

Has Tennis become too Traditional?

By Samantha Ferro

October 17, 2018

Like a few other sports, tennis is considered a gentleman’s sport and gentleman’s game. However, not just gentlemen now play. When people view sports they typically imagine sports such as soccer, baseball, basketball, and American football: team-oriented sports with huge crowds and massive stadium...

Boys Tennis Wins MCAL Championship

Boys Tennis Wins MCAL Championship

By Eddie Schultz

May 22, 2018

The Tam boys’ tennis team defeated Redwood five matches to four to win the MCAL championship on Thursday, April 26, at San Rafael High. The Hawks were defeated by Redwood twice during the regular season. With the previous week’s loss to Redwood (7-2) still in their minds, Tam knew it had to turn th...

Spring Season Sports Previews: Quotes from the Coaches

By The Sports Staff and The Sports Staff

March 14, 2017

Girls’ Swimming, Brittney Boyd: “I hope that everybody swims fast this season, is having fun, and puts in some best times, and hopefully we’re top competitors at MCAL.” Boys’ Swimming, Ken Weber: “[My main goal for this season] is that we are going to win the MCAL championships this yea...

Humans of Tam: My Brother Had to Come Home

Humans of Tam: My Brother Had to Come Home

By Kennedy Cook and Michael Diamandakis

December 14, 2016

  My brother had to come home. The doctors didn’t really know what was going on because he was having a lot of headaches and was having seizures, they didn’t know what was happening, they thought it was something to do with his teeth. They thought taking out the wisdom teeth would make it ...

Athlete Q&A with Finn Taylor (Freshman Boys’ Varsity Tennis Player)

Athlete Q&A with Finn Taylor (Freshman Boys' Varsity Tennis Player)

By Calvin Rosevear & Zoe Wynn and Calvin Rosevear & Zoe Wynn

June 3, 2016

Freshman Finn Taylor was a key contributor to the boys’ varsity tennis team and their undefeated regular season. What were the highlights of the tennis season? Beating Redwood for the first time. That was pretty nice. Of course we did lose to them in the MCAL tournament, but we did have a perfec...

Varsity Boys’ Tennis vs. Redwood

April 8, 2016

Tam played against Novato this Thursday, March 31st. With a 14-1 overall winning streak under their belt and a 11-0 in the league. The Varsity boys team is looking at a pretty nice season at this point. Coach Bill  Washauer has these boys winning. The way they determine who wins is based on the number of indiv...

Sports Recap: Week of 4/27

Sports Recap: Week of 4/27

By Calvin Rosevear

May 10, 2015

BOYS’ VARSITY TENNIS LOSES MCAL MATCH The boys’ varsity tennis team lost 5-4 in an MCAL tournament on April 28, bringing their MCAL league record to 13-3 and their overall record to 16-10. They await to hear whether they get into the North Coast Section Division I (NCS) tournament. They will k...

MCAL Spring All-League: Tam ballot

MCAL Spring All-League: Tam ballot

June 10, 2013

As Spring Sports, and, sadly, the school year draw near the end, please take a moment to honor all of the scholar athletes on this list and commend them for their efforts on the field and off. These students were clearly dominant in each of their respective sports. Baseball Jonny Wachtel, Sr. - First Team Infield Chris Hayman...