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News, Opinion, & Multimedia for Tamalpais High School

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News, Opinion, & Multimedia for Tamalpais High School

The Tam News

(Naomi Lenchner)

King Richard Review

By Lexa Lemberg and Andrew Cherner Dec 13, 2021
While being a top tennis player is not easy to begin with, Serena and Venus faced additional adversity. Coming from Compton, Calif., they saw difficulty getting noticed by big coaches and receiving all of the resources needed for success.
(Emily Stull)

The Fan Factor

By Samantha Nichols Oct 17, 2020
It’s difficult to predict what high school sports will look like when they start back up in the winter, but professional sports games have shown that whether athletes like it or not, spectators have become a crucial part of the sporting experience.
Former girls and boys tennis coach Bill Washauer poses with the girls tennis team after a tournament victory last season. (Courtesy of Tenaya Tremp)

Tennis coach turmoil continues

By Logan Little Mar 15, 2020
Longtime girls' and boys' tennis coach Bill Washauer was dismissed without explanation in December. Now his replacement has abruptly left the position.
The girls varsity tennis team poses with their NCS banner after winning the NCS team tennis championship. (Courtesy of Tam Tennis)

Ten outta ten(nis)

By Luke Ferris and Kavi Dolasia Dec 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.
(Grace Gustafson)

Tam tackles new athletics tutorial

By Eli Blum Sep 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 Oct 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,...

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....

Spring Season Sports Previews: Quotes from the Coaches

By The Sports Staff and The Sports Staff Mar 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...

Humans of Tam: My Brother Had to Come Home

Humans of Tam: My Brother Had to Come Home

By Kennedy Cook and Michael Diamandakis Dec 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...

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 Jun 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....

Varsity Boys’ Tennis vs. Redwood

Apr 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....

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