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Hamner Time

By Alyssa Broad October 16, 2020
Senior Sofia Hamner has committed to play Division I water polo at Villanova University.
Varsity water polo looks to rise to top

Varsity water polo looks to rise to top

By Ethan Swope September 14, 2019
St. Ignatius defeated the boys varsity water polo team 11-8 on Thursday, August 29. Photo gallery by Ethan Swope.
Air Quality Affects Sports

Air Quality Affects Sports

November 23, 2018

The deadliest, most destructive wildfire in California's history, known as the Butte County Wildfire destroyed around 14,000 residences and killed at least 85 people as it raged across Northern California....

Coachs Take

Coach’s Take

By Samantha Ferro and Aaron Young September 20, 2018

With Additional Reporting by Samantha Ferro   Girls Field Hockey “We have lofty goals of winning half of our games,” said coach Michelle Perrin-Boutwell, “but most of all, we want to...

The team poses for a post practice photo, dripping in swag

Small Fish Big Pond

By Jack Loder October 12, 2017

As the final seconds ticked off the aquatic center scoreboard at Acalanes High School on November 17, Boys Varsity Water Polo head coach Bob Kustel breathed a sigh of relief. In his 16th season at the...

Sports Opinion: Oh Captain, My Captain

Sports Opinion: Oh Captain, My Captain

By Connor Norton and Connor Norton November 9, 2016

It seems that far too often having captains at the varsity and junior varsity levels of high school sports creates more issues than it solves. This could be due to a number of reasons: the team disagrees...

Boys Water Polo Defeats Justin Siena

Boys Water Polo Defeats Justin Siena

By Arya Guinney October 4, 2016

Tam’s boys varsity water polo (4-0 in MCAL) continued their 13 overall game streak on September 26 with a win against Justin-Siena (0-3) and a final score of 15-4. Despite Tam winning by a large margin,...

Girls Varsity Water Polo Loses to Novato

Girls’ Varsity Water Polo Loses to Novato

By Kendall Lafranchi September 27, 2016

The girls’ varsity water polo team lost to Novato 10-7 on September 14. The Hornets (1-0) and Hawks (0-1) were neck in neck through the first two quarters with Novato leading 6-5. The third quarter was...

Girls Varsity Water Polo Loses to Saint Ignatius

Girls’ Varsity Water Polo Loses to Saint Ignatius

By Emily Pavis September 27, 2016

The girls' varsity water polo lost to the Saint Ignatius Wildcats by a mere one point on September 14. The Hawks started in control, leading by 2-1 at the end of the first quarter. The Hawks scored...

Sophomore John Luster Reflects on Tam Water Polo (Web Exclusive)

Sophomore John Luster Reflects on Tam Water Polo (Web Exclusive)

By Ethan Lawrence and Ethan Lawrence December 14, 2015

Ever wonder who the man in the goal on the Varsity water polo team is? Well his name is John Luster. As a current Sophomore, Luster began playing water polo his freshman year after being encouraged by...

Willzie and the Water Polo Boys

Willzie and the Water Polo Boys

November 18, 2015

https://youtu.be/XlnTXCWh41U Watch reporter Willzie Connelly attempt a day of practice with the varsity water polo team.

Water Polo Semi Finals - Tam Takes Down Marin Academy

Water Polo Semi Finals – Tam Takes Down Marin Academy

By Elliott Jacobs and Blake Villanueva November 18, 2015

https://youtu.be/XE6lcHQkBUQ The boys varsity water polo team beat Marin Academy on November 11 to advance to the NCS finals against Northgate High School. Tam kicked off the semifinal game with an...

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