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Day two brings two more wins for Firehawks

Day two brings two more wins for Firehawks

Alex Rubel, Senior Editor

November 8, 2019

For the second day in a row, both Shalhevet basketball teams cruised to victory in the seeding round of the Fifth Annual Steve Glouberman Tournament.  A special schedule with an extended lunch break allowed Firehawk fans to pack the Shalhevet gym and support their peers during both girls and b...

Both Firehawk teams dominate on opening day at Glouberman

Both Firehawk teams dominate on opening day at Glouberman

Alex Rubel, Senior Editor 

November 6, 2019

So far, so good.  It was a successful start for both Firehawk basketball teams as they completed a back-to-back sweep of the Ramaz Rams in the opening-night kickoff of the Fifth Annual Steve Glouberman Tournament. Following a pre-game rooftop barbeque that invigorated the home crowd ahead of t...

‘Midnight madness’ planned for championship games as Glouberman gears up for Wednesday start

‘Midnight madness’ planned for championship games as Glouberman gears up for Wednesday start

Alex Rubel, Sports Editor

November 5, 2019

With this year’s Fifth Annual Steve Glouberman Tournament set for tip-off on Wednesday night, not much has changed. As always, school spirit is contagious and the competition is expected to be fierce.  But there are also tweaks to the tournament, which was founded in memory of Steve Glou...

Steve Glouberman Basketball Tournament 2019

Steve Glouberman Basketball Tournament 2019

November 5, 2019

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For the Clipper who used to be a Raptor, only love

For the Clipper who used to be a Raptor, only love

Jacob Joseph Lefkowitz Brooks, Editor-in-Cheif

November 1, 2019

There were four seconds left on the shot clock in a tied game seven against the Philadelphia 76ers. Kawhi Leonard caught the inbounds pass and dribbled to the right sideline, double-teamed by two Sixers. He stepped back and launched an impossible shot. It bounced off the right rim, then th...

Team spirit bumps girls volleyball team to new heights

Team spirit bumps girls volleyball team to new heights

Alex Rubel, Senior Editor

October 27, 2019

Senior Ashley Botnick has played on the volleyball team for all four years of high school, and this year, she is one of the teams’ three captains. But she wears a different color jersey from the rest of the team. That’s because, for the first time in the team’s history, the team has a l...

Firehawk baseball program is no longer seasonal

Firehawk baseball program is no longer seasonal

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 was determined to organize a year-round baseball program. Coach Gunches, who took over...

Coleman now leads varsity girls and boys, Remer coaches JV

Coleman now leads varsity girls and boys, Remer coaches JV

Alex Rubel, Senior Editor

October 7, 2019

Coach Ryan Coleman, who has been the head coach of the Firehawk boys varsity basketball team for the past five seasons and led the team to multiple titles in prestigious basketball tournaments, has additionally been named head coach of the Firehawk girls varsity basketball team for this year. Coach ...

Hiller fills the scorecard as Firehawk girls dominate Panthers in flag football

Hiller fills the scorecard as Firehawk girls dominate Panthers in flag football

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...

Playoff appearance caps strong season for baseball team

Playoff appearance caps strong season for baseball team

Tobey Lee, Features Editor

June 5, 2019

After having a season last year that was described as a “debacle” by parents, the boys baseball team finished this season playing 17 games and making the playoffs. The Firehawks finished the season 8-7 but fell 13-9 to the Hillcrest Christian Saints of Thousand Oaks in the first round of the CIF...

CLARA’S CALLS: Happy Endings, and may the Raptors win

CLARA’S CALLS: Happy Endings, and may the Raptors win

Clara Sandler, Co-Editor-in-Chief

June 4, 2019

Acharon acharon haviv. The last one is the most precious. This Rashi perfectly embodies how I feel as I write this last, most precious column. How is my run with the Boiling Point, with the sports section, over? Instead of dwelling on the sad, let’s focus on the exciting. The exciting that i...