The Boiling Point

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...

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

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

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

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...

Firehawks headed back to Sarachek for a fourth straight year

Firehawks headed back to Sarachek for a fourth straight year

Tobey Lee, Sports Editor

September 27, 2017

Shalhevet’s boys varsity basketball team is headed back to Sarachek for a fourth straight year, receiving a rare honor in having been invited to the tournament now five years in a row.

New girls basketball coach plans to focus on fundamentals

New girls basketball coach plans to focus on fundamentals

Nicholas Fields, Staff Writer

September 4, 2017

Mr. Jeff Remer, head of the Showtime Basketball Skills Academy and parent of Shalhevet basketball players Eitan and Ze’ev Remer, is the new Firehawk girls’ basketball coach and plans to echo boys’ coach Ryan Coleman's focus on fundamentals. Mr. Remer was one of three people who interviewed for the job ov...

Coach Flava not returning next year

Coach Flava not returning next year

Hannah Jannol, Community Editor

April 26, 2017

Coach Ronnie “Flava” Winbush, who led the Firehawk girls basketball team to win the first-ever Steve Glouberman Tournament in 2015 and to the CIF Southern Section 6 Division Championship in 2014, will not return next year, he announced yesterday in a text to a team-wide group chat for the girls’ basketball team.