The Tam News

Lauren Ross: Raising the bar

Lauren Ross: Raising the bar

By Leah Fullerton

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.

Track NCS Seniors

By Jacob Swergold

May 29, 2017

Lizzy Labeeuw-Anderson “I struggled being sick early in the season, but I’m very happy with the way the end of the season went. I’m looking forward to NCS as an opportunity to race against some very talented girls and hopefully run a fast time.” Kate Miekley “Overall, I’m really happ...

Track Closed For New Paint Job

Track Closed For New Paint Job

By Sarah Asch

January 16, 2014

The track was closed on January 14 and 15 as it received a new paint job courtesy of California Track and Engineering. According to Chris McCune, Director of Community Programs for the district, the tracks at Tam, Drake and Redwood are all being painted this week. “The goal is to make the lines visible...

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

By Cody Duane-McGlashan

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 15’ 7”. Pole vaulting, which combines speed and agility, seems like the perfect sport for Kil...

School sports: the income divide

Graphic by Dennis Lubensky

By Elianna Cohen

June 3, 2012

“When I was little, I knew my parents couldn’t afford to enroll me in any sports programs,” said senior Jennifer Reyes. Throughout tryouts during her sophomore year, she realized that she could not keep up with her other potential teammates. But Reyes wasn’t alone. Lots of other students who didn...