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CHAMPIONS! GAME 6: Dodger bats and relievers bring the series home

CHAMPIONS: The Dodgers celebrated winning the World Series Oct. 27 at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Tex.
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...

Game 4: A game that can barely be described in words

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.
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...

WORLD SERIES GAME 3: Walker Buehler continues his postseason dominance with an excellent outing

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.
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...

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

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.
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...

DODGETOBER

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...

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

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.
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...

Firehawk athletes support pros’ Jacob Blake walkouts

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.
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....

Remer: All school sports shut down to contain coronavirus

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.
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...

Sarachek Tournament cancelled as coronavirus outbreak closes YU

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.
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...

Firehawks sent home following CIF second-round defeat

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.
February 27, 2020

By Alex Rubel, Senior Editor This year’s Firehawk boys basketball playoff run came to a halt on Saturday night, Feb. 15, as the team lost to the Westlake Warriors 83-49 in the second-round of the...

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