The Boiling Point

Golf team struggles but Wiesel makes CIF contest

Golf team struggles but Wiesel makes CIF contest

Tobey Lee, Sports Editor

May 9, 2018

The golf team recently finished its season, losing its last match to Vistamar of El Segundo. If it had won the game, it would have forced a league championship game, but since Vistamar was just above Shalhevet in league rankings, the Vikings made CIF and the Firehawks ended their season. ...

CHAMPIONS!!!! Firehawks win Sarachek

CHAMPIONS!!!! Firehawks win Sarachek

Tobey Lee, Sports Editor

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 Torah, it seemed, had completely shut them down. But in the locker room, Coach Ryan Coleman gave his team a simple message, and it stuck with them...

Live Blog of Sarachek Championship Game

Live Blog of Sarachek Championship Game

Nicholas Fields and Tobey Lee

March 19, 2018

The Tier 1 Final of the Red Sarachek Basketball Tournament took place Monday, March 19, at Yeshiva University in New York City.  The Shalhevet Firehawks defeated the Valley Torah Wolfpack 53-51. 1:37 PM: Valley Torah tried to inbound the ball but it was stolen by the Firehawks and they held on ...

Firehawks advance to championship game at Sarachek

Firehawks advance to championship game at Sarachek

March 16, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...