The Boiling Point

FOCUS: Senior Zach Helfand winds up to pitch during the Firehawks win over the East Valley Eagles Sept. 22. The Firehawks are participating in a fall ball program until Dec. 1 in preparation for the competitive season next spring..

Firehawk baseball program is no longer seasonal

October 23, 2019

Welcome to fall ball. For all of Shalhevet’s history, baseball has been played as a spring sport. But this year, in a bid to continue to grow the...

POWER: Senior Yakir Kanefsky loads up to swing in the Firehawks’ 8-7 victory over the YULA Panthers April 14. The baseball team made the playoffs but lost 13-9 against the Hillcrest Christian Saints in the first round on May 2.

Playoff appearance caps strong season for baseball team

June 5, 2019

After having a season last year that was described as a “debacle” by parents, the boys baseball team finished this season playing 17 games and making...

<strong><span style=MIXED: Dodger and Red Sox fans ate chicken wings and watched Game 2 of World Series together on Oct. 24 in the cafeteria. " />

Loss doesn’t dampen spirits as Dodger and Red Sox fans watch Game 2 of World Series together after school

October 26, 2018

Nineteen students and faculty members gathered in the cafeteria to watch Game 2 of the World Series Wednesday night, but for the Dodger fans who were th...

<strong><span style=CELEBRATE: Dodgers celebrated on the field in Milwaukee after their division-winning defeat of the Brewers Oct. 20. " />

Excitement, optimism at Shalhevet as Dodgers advance to World Series

October 23, 2018

Special festivities are planned at Shalhevet to celebrate the Dodgers making the World Series and to cheer them on, but most will be on the series’ s...

First-ever Israeli in MLB would not play on Yom Kippur

First-ever Israeli in MLB would not play on Yom Kippur

October 11, 2016

Dean Kremer, a 20-year-old pitcher drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 14th round last summer, is the first Israeli citizen to sign with a Major League Baseba...

SWING: Jake Hofheimer batted and junior Alex Silberstein caught for the Firehawks as New Roads defeated Shalhevet 7 - 2  in Santa Monica April 13.

For transgender baseball player from New Roads, sports help make him ‘one of the guys’

July 2, 2016

A New Roads batter stepped up to the plate in the bottom of the fifth inning at a Shalhevet-New Roads game April 13. Firehawk pitcher Asher Remer pitched the ball across the field to him, and the New Roads batter swung the metal bat and was struck out. He was out, but a teammate high-fived him as he trotted back to the bench and others hollered a job well done.

Dvar Torah: Rosh Hashanah lessons from baseball

Jordan Fields, Staff Writer

September 15, 2015

In the movie, Field of Dreams, Iowa farmer Ray Kinsella hears the words, “If you build it, he will come,” accompanied by a vision of a baseball diamond. Skeptics doubt his dream, but with hard work and patience, Kinsella realizes his mission to build a baseball field in his cornfield, which ultimately leads him to renew his relationship with his estranged father.

STRIKE: Jeremy Glouberman throws the heat as Shalhevet downs YULA for the first time since 2008.

Jeremy’s gem: Glouberman pitches a complete game shutout as Shalhevet beats YULA in baseball

April 19, 2015

For the first time in seven springs, Shalhevet Baseball beat rival YULA yesterday, 4-0, on the baseball field at Venice High School in Mar Vista.

OUT! Freshman Ezra Hess has pitched against YULA in March.  The Firehawks finished the season with seven wins, six losses.

Memorial Day vacations looming, Shalhevet forfeits baseball playoff game

May 22, 2014

Shalhevet baseball is forfeiting its first-round playoff game due to players’ Memorial Day weekend plans, it was announced yesterday. Athletic Director...

PRO: Coach Royster works out with sophomore Noah Rothman during baseball practice at Rancho Park. Hi previously coached the Milwaukee Brewers.
(Ezra Fax)

Ex-MLB coach now managing Firehawk baseball team

March 10, 2014

By Mati Hurwitz, Sports Editor   Jerry Royster, former manager of the Milwaukee Brewers and a 16-year veteran of Major League Baseball, has...

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