The Boiling Point

HOMER: Dodgers slugger Max Muncy capped off a record-breaking first inning with a grand slam home run in Game 3 of the National League Championship Series.  The best-of-seven series is being played in front of about 10,000 in-person fans at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Tex.


October 15, 2020

The road to the National League Championship Series was not the hardest road for either the Atlanta Braves or the Los Angeles Dodgers. Both teams were undefe...

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...

WIN:   Coach Gunches smiles for the camera following Shalhe- vet’s 10-0 win over Environmental Charter Feb. 28. It was the Firehawk's first victory this season after starting off 0-2.
 Photo by Alex Rubel

New baseball coach brings 40 years of experience

March 8, 2019

Shalhevet’s new baseball coach’s philosophy is quite simple: do your best, have a good time, and win. “I’ve only had one losing season and I...

AFTERMATH:    Red Sox players meet the news media in Dodger Stadium after winning the World Series four games to one  Oct. 29.  The stands above them, which had been a sea of blue and white, had mostly emptied out -- except for Boston fans, dressed in red.

World Series loss saddens most – but not all – Shalhevet baseball fans

October 31, 2018

UPDATED Nov. 11, 2018 The drought continues. With the Dodgers coming fresh out of a critical, 5-1 Game 7 victory against the Milwaukee Brewer...

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...

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

By 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...

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