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.
DODGETOBER
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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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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WORLD SERIES GAME 2: The Tampa Bay Rays even up the series, winning 6-4
WORLD SERIES GAME 2: The Tampa Bay Rays even up the series, winning 6-4
By Jack Metzger, Staff Writer • October 22, 2020

The Tampa Bay Rays got out to an early lead and just like in the regular season, when they scored first they won 81.5% of the time, they held onto their lead and tied up the 2020 World Series against the Los...

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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.
DODGETOBER
By Jack Metzger, Staff Writer • 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 undefeated going into this third round of the playoffs.   Because...

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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
By 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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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 12, 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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