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DRIVE: Junior Yalee Schwartz (24) drives in for a layup in the fourth quarter during the CIF Division IV state championship before defeating the San Domenico Panthers at the Golden 1 Center, March 16.

YALEE SCHWARTZ: A will to win

By Henry Kaplan, 9th Grade
June 22, 2023

When Yalee Schwartz showed up to the first basketball practice of her junior year season, something was different. “It was...

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...

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: In Jewish first, Firehawks girls basketball team wins 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...

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...

LEAD: No. 11 junior Arielle Grossman was the Firehawk’s top scorer Monday night with 26 points, including seven threes.

Girls basketball advances to CIF quarterfinals with win over Flintridge Sacred Heart

By Benjamin Gamson, Co-Editor-in-Chief
February 14, 2023

The Firehawk girls basketball team defeated Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy Tologs 55-37 in the Shalhevet gym last night to advance...

STRESS: Senior and team captain Avi Halpert drives to shoot a basket against La Mirada defenders Saturday night in the Shalhevet gym. He scored 11 points during the game, which ended the Firehawks’ postseason in a 65-53 loss.

Strong start and ending can’t overcome disastrous third quarter as Firehawks fall to La Mirada in CIF Round 2

By Benjamin Gamson, Co-Editor-in-Chief
February 13, 2023

“This is our house!” shouted fans of the La Mirada Matadores, as the final seconds ticked off the clock Saturday night and...

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