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STRUGGLE:   Firehawk guard Maital Hiller heads for the basket in the second quarter of a close game in the gym Feb. 13.  The score was tied at the end of the fourth quarter, and the Firehawks lost by 4 points in overtime.

Firehawk girls eliminated from CIF playoffs in overtime heartbreak against Bloomington Christian

February 14, 2019

The Firehawks were defeated by the Bloomington Christian Ravens of San Bernardino County 52-48, in overtime in a roller-coaster CIF quarter-final playoff game ...

WINNERS:   No. 2 Ze’ev Remer aims for the basket during the close game between the Firehawks and the Panthers Dec. 20. At the end of the fourth quarter, it was Ze'ev who made the game-winning shot, from that same spot on the court.

In new YULA gym, Firehawks topple Panthers with buzzer-beating shot

December 23, 2018

It was the shortest day of the year but a long road to victory Thursday night for the Shalhevet Firehawks, who defeated the rival YULA Panthers by two...

EDITORIAL: Unity and equality through the Glouberman tournament

EDITORIAL: Unity and equality through the Glouberman tournament

November 29, 2018

By The Boiling Point Editorial Board There’s something in the air during the five days of Glouberman, when the East Coast yeshiva league -- formally k...

STAR:  Firehawk guard Maital Hiller steals the ball and drives towards the basket for a lay up. That game, the Firehawks lost to the SAR Sting—the eventual winners of the girls’ tournament—by a score of 55-27.

Girls championship run halted after defeat in semi-finals

November 29, 2018

A disappointing loss in the semi-final round of the 4th annual Steve Glouberman Basketball Tournament ended up silencing the loud and optimistic Firehawk...

DOMINANT:    Asher Dauer, No. 33, jumped for a bucket in the closing minutes of Sunday's championship game against the SAR Sting. The Firehawks led the entire game and won the boys' tournament easily, with 11 points their smallest margin of victory over four games.

In Glouberman’s 4th year, Firehawk boys and SAR girls dominate

November 26, 2018

Shalhevet’s very own Firehawk boys brought the school its first-ever Glouberman Tournament boys championship title, though the Firehawk girls will...

DOMINANT:    Asher Dauer, No. 33, jumped for a bucket in the closing minutes of Sunday's championship game against the SAR Sting. The Firehawks led the entire game and won the boys' tournament easily, with 11 points their smallest margin of victory over four games.

FIREHAWK BOYS CRUISE TO THEIR FIRST-EVER GLOUBERMAN CHAMPIONSHIP

November 5, 2018

For the first time in school history, the Shalhevet Firehawks boys team have won the championship of the tournament their own school hosts and founded, t...

PAUSE:    Firehawk boys basketball team members paused on the court before the first game as Rabbi Block led 11 seconds of silence in honor of victims of the synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh.  Star guard Zack Muller, second from right in blue, did not play, but the Firehawks won anyway.

Glouberman opens with more teams, more fans and two victories for the Firehawks

October 31, 2018

The fourth annual Steve Glouberman Basketball Tournament began tonight with a Firehawk boys victory over the Valley Torah Wolfpack and a girls victory ov...

FANS:    The Lakers have not had a big star since Kobe Bryant retired in 2016. “In my perspective, it will restore the credibility and legitimacy of the Lakers,” said junior and Firehawk girls basketball star Kiku Shaw.  (Ty Nowell/Los Angeles Lakers)

‘LA-BRON!’ Blockbuster deal thrills Laker fans

October 17, 2018

When former Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James, who is widely believed to be the best basketball player of his time, signed a 4-year contract worth $153.3 million with the...

EXPERIENCE:    Coach Remer comes to Shalhevet with over 10 years of work in athletics.
  BP Photo by Neima Fax.

Remer replaces Ryan, but both coaches remain

September 14, 2018

Coach Ryan Coleman and Coach Jeff Remer have partly switched jobs this year. Coach Remer, the girls basketball coach, has taken over as school Athletic...

Co-Editor-in-Chief Clara Sandler's sports column analyzes current events in the sports world.

COLUMN: Getting lost in the game in times of loss

May 22, 2018

While basketball is definitely not my favorite sport, I do identify as a Laker fan. Being a Laker fan is usually easy, but in recent years, it has been difficult to have ho...

CATCH: Junior Talia Gill gets a pass from sophomore Maital Hiller at the Hyman P. Galbut Tournament.

In a harder bracket and without their coach present, Firehawks finish fifth at Galbut

May 10, 2018

The Lady Firehawks finished fifth at the Hyman P. Galbut Tournament, which was held at Hebrew Academy of Miami March 7 - 10. Last year, they f...

For Coach Coleman and the Firehawks, third time’s the charm -- or was it the three Z’s: Zack, Ze’ev and Zaghi?

CHAMPIONS!!!! Firehawks win Sarachek

March 20, 2018

It seemed improbable, nearly impossible. The Firehawks had been down 20-6 and were still losing 29-14 at the half. Victory was slipping away.  Valley...

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