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Opinion: Caster Semenya’s fight for equality

(Sam Glocker)
Track star Caster Semenya continues to fight the unfair regulation of naturally elevated testosterone levels in female athletes.
November 11, 2019
Track star Caster Semenya continues to fight the unfair regulation of naturally elevated testosterone levels in female athletes.

Lauren Ross: Raising the bar

Lauren Ross: Raising the bar
Learning to overcome the challenges of a star athlete
June 7, 2019
Senior Lauren Ross has earned an array of titles in her time on Tam’s track and field team. However, her experience has not all been smooth sailing.

Spring Sports Update

Spring Sports Update
March 14, 2019

Design and Graphics by Samantha Ferro

Athlete of the Issue: Zevan Solomon

Athlete of the Issue: Zevan Solomon
June 3, 2017

As his senior year comes to a close, Zevan Solomon stops to catch his breath and look back on his time on track and field and cross country.  Solomon runs the 800 meter, 1600 meter, and 3200 meter and...

Athlete of the Issue: Isobel Wright

Athlete of the Issue: Isobel Wright
March 31, 2017

Senior Isobel Wright will be a part of the Wesleyan University track team as a high jumper come next fall. Wright attributes her passion for high jump to joining track in eighth grade. “[The Mill Valley...

Spring Season Sports Previews: Quotes from the Coaches

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...

Athlete of the Issue: Lauren Ross

Athlete of the Issue: Lauren Ross
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...

Sports Opinion: Dropping the Baton

Sports Opinion: Dropping the Baton
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 Recap: Week of 5/18

Sports Recap: Week of 5/18
May 27, 2015

TAM TRACK AND FIELD FINISHES 2ND IN MCAL FINALS Tam track and field finished second after Drake in the MCAL finals over two meets on May 14 and May 16. Tam had three individual champions with sophomore...

Sports Recap: Week of 5/4

Sports Recap: Week of 5/4
May 12, 2015

VARSITY SOFTBALL SUFFERS LOSS TO RIVAL REDWOOD The varsity softball team lost to Redwood 14-1 on May 4, bringing their MCAL league record to 5-5. Sophomore Kendall Lafranchi, sophomore Anna Reichenbach,...

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...

August Kiles: Pole Vaulter Extraordinaire

LIFTOFF: Junior August Kiles has already broken the school record for pole vaulting, at 15’ 7”, and is expected to break the MCAL record this season. Photo by: Isaac Cohen
May 20, 2013

Three seconds of an all out sprint, the pole bends, and then he’s over. Junior August Kiles is a natural athlete. Already, at age 17, he has broken the school record for pole vaulting with a flawless...

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