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.
By Jack Metzger, Staff Writer • October 15, 2020
CANCELLED: Firehawk girls flag football players stretched before their 30-2 rout of the YULA Panthers Sept. 16 at the Glendale Sports Complex. All athletics at Shalhevet -- practices and games -- have been postponed indefinitely.
Remer: All school sports shut down to contain coronavirus
By Alex Rubel, Senior Editor • March 13, 2020
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
By 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...

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CHAMPIONS: The Dodgers celebrated winning the World Series Oct. 27 at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Tex.
CHAMPIONS! GAME 6: Dodger bats and relievers bring the series home
By Jack Metzger , Staff Writer • November 1, 2020

It took 32 long years. It took eight straight NL West division titles. It took three trips to the World Series in the past four years. But your Los Angeles Dodgers are now World Champions, with a 3-1 defeat of...

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Game 5: Clayton Kershaw continues his playoff dominance as the Dodgers win the game
Game 5: Clayton Kershaw continues his playoff dominance as the Dodgers win the game
By Jack Metzger, Staff Writer • October 31, 2020

The Los Angeles Dodgers started off strong with a run in the first and were able to keep doing so against Tyler Glasnow, the Tampa Bay Rays starter, until he was taken out of the game.  As the night rolled...

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SWING: Joc Pederson drills an RBI single in the bottom of the seventh to give Los Angeles the lead in the Dodgers-Rays back-and-forth Game 4 on Saturday.
Game 4: A game that can barely be described in words
By Jack Metzger, Staff Writer • October 31, 2020

Shock, agony and an actual racing heartbeat combined in a crazy ending to Game 4 that allowed the Tampa Bay Rays to tie up the series at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas Saturday night as the Rays and the...

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BASE HIT: Max Muncy celebrates after hitting a 2-RBI single in the top of the third inning in Game 3 of the World Series on Friday.
WORLD SERIES GAME 3: Walker Buehler continues his postseason dominance with an excellent outing
By Jack Metzger, Staff Writer • October 27, 2020

Again, just as in Game 2, the winner of Game 3 was the first team to score. This time, the Dodgers started the scoring early and never let up. Like all Dodgetober fans, I did not watch this game and got caught...

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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
By 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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WINNERS:   LA Rams running back Todd Gurley receives a hand-off from quarterback Jared Goff in the team
Poll shows Firehawks favor Rams as both LA teams make NFL playoffs
By 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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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
By 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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