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RESUMED: Firehawk shooting guard Jacob Pofsky launched a basket over the heads of defenders from Buena High School in Ventura Thursday night. Due to Covid rules, only 40 spectators, at left, were able to watch in person. Others watched a live but private video feed.

For victorious Firehawks’ after their first game in a year, the bigger win was getting to play

By Noah Elad, Staff Writer March 21, 2021

Shalhevet basketball is back! After a long hiatus due to the pandemic, the Firehawk boys varsity team roared back to action in a hard-fought game against the Bulldogs of Buena High School of Ventura Thursday...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

STEAL: Mookie Betts, who homered and went 2-4, slides into third base for his second stolen bag in the 5th inning of Game 1.

WORLD SERIES GAME 1: Clayton Kershaw and Mookie Betts carry the Dodgers to an 8-3 win

By Jack Metzger, Staff Writer October 21, 2020

  The Los Angeles Dodgers didn’t lose any momentum from the ending of the last series into the World Series, dominating the entire Game 1 as the Covid-shortened, cardboard-cutout 2020 baseball...

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

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...

FIRE: Emergency personnel worked to extinguish an arson fire Aug. 25 at the Chabad Jewish Center in Newark, Del., which serves the University of Delaware’s Newark campus.

Arson at Chabad near U Delaware gives Div. 1 athlete a platform to oppose hate

By Benjamin Gamson, News Editor September 10, 2020

When Nathan Benyowitz saw pictures of an arson attack burning the Chabad Jewish Center serving the University of Delaware, he realized he had a platform to take a stand against hate.  Nathan, who...

Talia Tizabi, left, and Hilla Lasry, right, pictured at the 2019 Glouberman Tournament on Nov. 8, both said they support what the NBA players did.

Firehawk athletes support pros’ Jacob Blake walkouts

By Noah Elad, Staff Writer August 31, 2020

Shalhevet Firehawk athletes were unanimously supportive of professional athletes’ boycotting games in response to the shooting of Jacob Blake, an African-American man, by police in Kenosha, Wisc., Aug....

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

Athletics at Shalhevet have been suspended indefinitely, in response to the intensifying coronavirus outbreak, Athletic Coordinator Jeff Remer told the Boiling Point Friday morning.  “I would...

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 Ari Segal announced this morning...

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