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<span style="font-size: 18px;"><span style="font-family: HIGHLIGHT: Attending the annual Red Sarachek Tournament is a big event not only for Shalhevet players but for their fans, many of whom fly to New York for the event.  Above, Firehawk then-captain and MVP Zack Muller leapt over rival YULA players in YU’s Max Stern Athletic Center in 2018.' />
Sarachek Tournament cancelled as coronavirus outbreak closes YU
Jacob Joseph Lefkowitz Brooks and Alex Rubel March 4, 2020

UPDATED MARCH 5: Next week’s Red Sarachek Basketball Tournament at Yeshiva University has been cancelled due to fears of the coronavirus, Shalhevet Head of School Rabbi...

<span style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-family: TOUCH: Junior Jacob Posky attempts a shot off a rebound in the Firehawk loss to the Westlake Warriors 83-49 on Feb. 15. With the CIF playoffs in the rearview mirror, the Firehawks have diverted the Red Sarachek Tournament in March, which they hope to win for the third year in a row.' />
Firehawks sent home following CIF second-round defeat
February 27, 2020
<span style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-family: SOAR: Senior Avital Jacobson goes up for a rebound in the Firehawks’ 71-46 victory over Mary Star of the Sea Feb. 17. The team has advanced to the quarterfinals of the CIF Division 4A playoffs and will play an away game at Campbell Hall in Studio City tonight at 7 p.m.' />
Firehawks to advance to CIF quarterfinals after a dominant second-round performance against Mary Star of the Sea
February 19, 2020
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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
Adam Tizabi, Staff Writer • 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 baseball department, Head Coach Brad Gunches...

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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
Tobey Lee, Features Editor • 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 the playoffs. The Firehawks finished the season 8-7...

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<strong><span style="color: #d11717; font-size: 20px; font-family: 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
Tobey Lee, Features Editor • 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 don’t plan on having one at Shalhevet,” said Coach Brad...

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<strong><span style="color: #d11717; font-size: 18px; font-family: 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
Alex Rubel, Sports Editor • 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 Brewers in the NLCS, Shalhevet’s...

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<strong><span style="color: #d11717; font-size: 18px; font-family: RUSH: Firehawks quarterback Maital Hiller runs the ball as her teammates block the defenders in the Firehawk victory over YULA Sept. 16. ' />
Hiller fills the scorecard as Firehawk girls dominate Panthers in flag football
Alex Rubel, Senior Editor • October 6, 2019

Shalhevet's Girls Flag Football team walloped their rival YULA Panthers’ 30-2 led by Firehawk quarterback Maital Hiller’s five touchdowns and five interceptions. The game, played at the Glendale Sports Complex on Sept. 16, was the Firehawks season opener, and the first game played after a two-year-long hiatus due to scheduling difficulties. Coach Tommy Cannon, who is also the head coach...

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<strong><span style="color: #d11717; font-size: 18px; font-family: WINNERS: LA Rams running back Todd Gurley receives a hand-off from quarterback Jared Goff in the team's 30 - 22 victory over the Cowboys Saturday night.' />
Poll shows Firehawks favor Rams as both LA teams make NFL playoffs
Alex Rubel, Sports Editor and Adam Tizabi, Staff Writer • January 13, 2019

The results are in. Whatever happens in this weekend’s playoff games, the Los Angeles Rams have thus far won the contest for loyalty among most Shalhevet football fans, who hope to be able to root for them in this year’s Super Bowl. In a Schoology poll Jan. 8,  47 percent of 66 respondents said they’d be rooting for LA’s very own Los Angeles Rams, while 15 percent said they’ll...

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<strong><span style="color: #d11717; font-size: 18px; font-family: NEIGHBORS: Firehawk and Panther flag football players, many of whom grew up together and attended the same elementary schools, congratulated one another after a contentious game Sept. 16 at Woodley Park in Van Nuys.' />
Go-ahead touchdown late in fourth quarter propels Firehawks past rival YULA Panthers
Alex Rubel, Sports Editor • October 8, 2018

A nail-biting rivalry matchup between the Shalhevet Firehawks (1-0) and the YULA Panthers (0-2) could have gone either way, but the Firehawks prevailed by a score of 20-14 in their season opener thanks to a go-ahead touchdown in the waning minutes of the game. Firehawks wide receiver Max Wintner caught the winning pass in the hotly contested game, which was played Sunday afternoon, Sept. 16, at...

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