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Shalhevet news online: When we know it, you'll know it

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WIN: From left, Coaches Adam Plax, Andrew Schultz, Ryan Coleman and Jena Laolagi with Shalhevet founder Dr. Jerry Friedman, center, holding the championship trophy plaque after the Firehawks won the CIF Southern Regional Championship at a home game in the gym March 7.  Coaches Plax, Schultz and Laolagi all will start new head coaching jobs in area high schools next year.

After Championship win, three coaches are leaving at once to take head coach positions elsewhere

By Martzi Hirsch, Sports Editor
May 29, 2023

  Six weeks after the Firehawks varsity girls team won the CIF Division IV state basketball championship, three out of...

POWER: Sophomore Aiden Bitran drives in for the layup against Frisch High School in the Steve Glouberman Tournament last Nov. 3.

AIDEN BITRAN: Embracing his role

By Jonah Delson, 9th Grade
May 17, 2023

This season, Firehawks’ starting guard sophomore Aiden Bitran grew into a new role as a more contributory member of the team...

PINNACLE: Ryan Coleman started coaching Shalhevet’s girls varsity basketball team in 2019. He said that the girls state victory this year was the highest achievement of his career.

Coach of Champions: Ryan Coleman reflects on historic state CIF basketball title

By Benjamin Gamson, Co-Editor-in-Chief
April 29, 2023

This year for the first time in Shalhevet history in any sport, the Firehawks’ girls basketball team won the California Interscholastic...

Stung by overconfidence, Shalhevet falls to SAR in Sarachek semi-final

By Benjamin Gamson, Co-Editor-in-Chief
April 21, 2023

With less than 25 seconds left to play, Shalhevet and SAR were tied 55-55 March 26 in the semifinal game of this year’s Red...

OPEN: Senior Nathan Sellam shoots a layup in Shalhevet’s victory Friday against Magen David. Sellam received multiple full-court passes throughout the game, being wide open and able to score easily.

NEXT UP: Firehawks face SAR Sunday in Sarachek semifinal

By Benjamin Gamson, Co-Editor-in-Chief
March 25, 2023

The Shalhevet Firehawks are set to face the SAR Sting tomorrow in the 2023 Yeshiva University Sarachek Tournament semifinal game,...

DRIVE: Senior Nathan Sellam jumps to shoot a layup in this afternoons game against MTA. Shalhevet is the number one seed while MTA is number 16.

Shalhevet advances to quarterfinal with day one win at Sarachek

By Benjamin Gamson, Co-Editor-in-Chief
March 23, 2023

The Shalhevet Firehawks advanced out of the Tier 1 Qualifiers earlier today, on day one of the 2023 Yeshiva University Sarachek...

WINNERS: There were smiles all around as Shalhevet won its first CIF State Championship title at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento this morning. Standing on the logo of the NBA Sacramento Kings, pictured are (bottom row left to right) Kiana Surpin, Mikayla Namvar, Coach Andrew Schultz, Tali Tibi and Olivia Orbuch; and (top row left to right) Coach Adam Plax, Alex Wannon, Molly Menashe, Davina Benelyahu, Kira Kupferman, Coach Jena Laolagi, Head Coach Ryan Coleman, Arielle Grossman, Malia Nagel, Yalee Schwartz, Goldie Wintner, Audrey Soleymani, Keira Deutsch, Principal Daniel Weslow and Head of School Rabbi David Block.

VICTORY AND HISTORY: Firehawks girls basketball team wins school’s first-ever state CIF championship

By Benjamin Gamson and Evan Beller
March 10, 2023

As a nail-biter fourth quarter ended with the Firehawks leading steadily in single digits, fans packing the gym rose to their...

ELATED: Members of the team celebrate with Head Coach Ryan Coleman after winning the Southern California Regional Championship for the second year in a row. They defeated Campbell Hall Tuesday night in the Shalhevet gym.

Firehawk girls win Southern California basketball championship, repeat battle set with Northern Cal champs San Domenico tomorrow

By Benjamin Gamson, Co-Editor-in-Chief
March 9, 2023

“Back to Sac!  Back to Sac!”  shouted Firehawks fans packed in the Hawks Nest as the final seconds ticked off the clock...

VICTORY: Junior Yalee Schwartz dribbles toward the hoop during the second half of the Firehawks Saturday nights win against Silverado. Shalhevet is set to face Campbell Hall tonight at 7 p.m.

Firehawk girls win Southern California semifinal, advance to regional championship

By Benjamin Gamson, Co-Editor-in-Chief
March 7, 2023

The Shalhevet Firehawks girls basketball team defeated the Silverado High School Hawks of Victorville Saturday night 57-44 to...

CROWD: Fans from both schools roared in support of their teams at the girls CIF semifinal game  Feb. 18. Above, Buena Park fans filled the northern section of the bleachers as the Firehawks No. 25 Talia Tibi dribbled away from a Coyote defender.

CIF semifinal game marred by ethnic taunts from both Shalhevet’s and visitor’s fans

By Benjamin Gamson, Co-Editor-in-Chief
March 2, 2023

  When the Shalhevet girls basketball team lost to the Buena Park Coyotes Feb. 18 in the Shalhevet gym, the drama didn’t...

TOP: Junior Yalee Schwartz was the lead scorer against Buena Park with 27 points. Above she shot a layup in the second half.

Firehawks lose to Buena Park in CIF Southern Section semifinal, but continue in state championship contest

By Benjamin Gamson, Co-Editor-in-Chief
March 1, 2023

In a comeback victory before a hyped-up crowd in the Shalhevet gym, the Buena Park Coyotes defeated the Shalhevet Firehawks girls...

WIN: Junior Yalee Schwartz scored 28 points against Jordan High School Wednesday night.

Firehawks girls defeat Jordan to advance to CIF Southern Section semifinal

By Benjamin Gamson, Co-Editor-in-Chief
February 17, 2023

The Firehawks girls basketball team advanced to the CIF Southern Section Division 4AA semi- final Wednesday night, defeating Jordan...

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