The Boiling Point

Firehawks advance to championship game at Sarachek

Firehawks advance to championship game at Sarachek

March 16, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

UPDATED:  Shalhevet defeated SAR in the semi-finals of the Red Sarachek Basketball Tournament in New York today, and will face the Valley Torah Wolfpack in the Tier 1 championship game tomorrow in a game that will be broadcast at school. The Firehawks, ranked No. 1 by Jewish Hoops America, defeate...

‘Hawks beat Panthers in overtime

‘Hawks beat Panthers in overtime

February 20, 2018


Filed under Sports

In a back and forth game with bragging rights on the line, the crosstown rivals Shalhevet Firehawks and YULA Panthers squared off on Jan. 3., resulting in a Firehawk win in overtime 51-46.

COLUMN: Let’s crush stereotypes

COLUMN: Let’s crush stereotypes

Clara Sandler, Community Editor

February 8, 2018


Filed under Clara's Calls, Sports, Sports Columns, Top Stories

My grandmother was the sports fan in my dad’s family. She was born in Dayton, Ohio, and went to Ohio State University, so she was a diehard Ohio and Buckeye fan. She loved football and she would watch baseball playoffs because otherwise it was too boring. When she passed away in 2010, my dad in...

Girls football team wavers on Loma Linda, may end season with no games after LA Adventist closes athletic program

Girls football team wavers on Loma Linda, may end season with no games after LA Adventist closes athletic program

Tobey Lee, Sports Editor

November 20, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

For the second year in a row, the girls flag football team did not join in the Loma Linda tournament last month. Last year, it was because of Sukkot, but this year not enough players wanted to go. In a Schoology post Oct. 18 to the Girls Flag Football team page, Athletic Director Ryan C...

After success of club, running group evolves into team and wins first meet

After success of club, running group evolves into team and wins first meet

Shayna Becker, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017


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Shalhevet’s running club, founded late last spring to help people run in a relaxed, non-competitive environment, has now evolved into a popular competitive team at Shalhevet. The idea for the team grew out of the success of the running club, created last May by college counselor Ms. Lisa Gruenbaum....

Shalhevet beats YULA in a rivalry that never gets old

Shalhevet beats YULA in a rivalry that never gets old

Rami Fink, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017


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It was bright and sunny on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 17, when the Shalhevet Firehawks took the field against their crosstown rivals, the YULA Panthers, in their annual rivalry game in flag football. As the Hawks lined up for the kickoff, their red and black uniforms clashed dramatically against the stark...

PREVIEW: Glouberman tournament adding three more teams and one more day

PREVIEW: Glouberman tournament adding three more teams and one more day

Tobey Lee, Sports Editor

October 30, 2017


Filed under Sports, Steve Glouberman Tournament, Top Stories

The third annual Steve Glouberman Tournament is coming up and now has a third day of basketball, which could affect all of Shalhevet. The reason for an additional day is that there are now 12 boys teams at the tournament instead of nine. New teams this year include the Shalhevet neighbor Harkham Gaon Academy...

New coach brings schemes, positions and long hours to volleyball team

New coach brings schemes, positions and long hours to volleyball team

Nicholas Fields, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017


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New girls volleyball coach Mrs. Marla Weiss has changed pretty much everything about Shalhevet’s volleyball team.  

COLUMN: To kneel or not to kneel: that is not the question

COLUMN: To kneel or not to kneel: that is not the question

Clara Sandler, Community Editor

October 22, 2017


Filed under Clara's Calls, Columns, Sports, Sports Columns, Top Stories

Around the NFL, players are kneeling during the National Anthem to protest our president and racial discrimination around the United States. Players and owners are uniting to stand up for what they believe, and I support them.

COLUMN: Dodgers we love it!

COLUMN: Dodgers we love it!

Clara Sandler, Community Editor

October 2, 2017


Filed under Clara's Calls, Sports, Sports Columns, Top Stories

When you go to a Dodger game at Dodger Stadium and they win, Randy Newman’s “I Love LA” rings through the stadium. The song is all about LA pride and superiority. Even though the Dodgers have been playing this song for years, this season it truly reflects their performance. But before I get to that, some...