The Boiling Point

Alumni game unites old rivals

Alumni game unites old rivals

Nicholas Fields, Staff Writer

January 5, 2017

Crosstown rivals Shalhevet and YULA met in a different kind of basketball competition on Saturday night, Nov. 26, when their alumni faced off in separate men’s and women’s games in the Shalhevet gym to raise money for community organizations. With about 300 fans in attendance, the game raised...

Different teams, same spirit in second annual Glouberman tournament

Different teams, same spirit in second annual Glouberman tournament

Clara Sandler, Sports Editor

January 2, 2017

The Steve Glouberman Basketball Tournament came back last month, upending the school schedule with four days of basketball, blasting music, broadcasting and ruach (spirit). Shalhevet’s Lady Firehawks, who won the tournament last year, came in second in the girls’ tournament overall, ultimately ...

Students explore athletic opportunities beyond the Shalhevet gym

Students explore athletic opportunities beyond the Shalhevet gym

David Edwards, Staff Writer

December 25, 2016

As Shalhevet’s seniors watch for their college admission emails this month, their classmate Nathan Benyowitz faces a different kind of waiting game. While others are wondering about dorm life, food and science departments, Nathan is wondering which tennis team he’ll play on. Just like Early Decision,...

Elitzur team didn’t need wins to warm up Glouberman

Elitzur team didn’t need wins to warm up Glouberman

December 22, 2016

They may not have won any games, but Elitzur Petah-Tikva, an Israeli club team, made history coming to Shalhevet’s second annual Steve Glouberman basketball tournament, making it an international contest instead of a national one.

Frisch boys, Boca girls win championships in 2016 Steve Glouberman Z”L Basketball Tournament

Frisch boys, Boca girls win championships in 2016 Steve Glouberman Z”L Basketball Tournament

November 17, 2016

Thursday, November 10 Tip-Off Time Matchup Venue Score Boys Game #1 8:00am MTA vs. Frisch Shalhevet Gym MTA 26 Frisch 40 Boys Game #2 9:15am Elitzur vs. TABC Shalhevet Gym Elitzur 31 TABC 48 Boys Game #3 10:30am Valley Torah vs MTA JEM Valley Torah 41 MTA 3...

Different teams, same spirit as 2nd Annual Steve Glouberman Tournament opens today

Different teams, same spirit as 2nd Annual Steve Glouberman Tournament opens today

Clara Sandler, Sports Editor

November 10, 2016

Glouberman is back, with its four days of basketball, broadcasting, blasting music, and ruach (spirit) along with some changes.  Games start tomorrow and will run through Sunday, Nov. 13. The second annual Steve Glouberman basketball tournament will also feature new game locations and some new even...

Glouberman goes global as Israeli teams join second annual basketball tournament

Glouberman goes global as Israeli teams join second annual basketball tournament

Benjamin Zaghi, Opinion Editor

November 9, 2016

When the Elitzur Petah Tikvah team arrived in Los Angeles today, Shalhevet’s Steve Glouberman basketball tournament went from being a national contest to an international one. Petah Tikvah, a city about six miles east of Tel Aviv, and its Elitzur club has sent two teams: a girls team whose players’...

Kent’s Calls: 2016 Football: Something old, something new

Kent’s Calls: 2016 Football: Something old, something new

Zev Kent, Sports Editor

November 6, 2016

For me, September is a month of mixed emotions. On the one hand, it’s back to school; on the other hand, it’s football time. I get my favorite sport back with all the excitement that comes with it. So, to help spread my favorite sport across the school, I’m going to provide you with a recap of ...

Mismatch between rivals helps boys Flag Football team win two against YULA; Girls to play Panthers Nov. 3

Mismatch between rivals helps boys Flag Football team win two against YULA; Girls to play Panthers Nov. 3

Ami Nelson, Staff Writer

October 23, 2016

The week may have ended badly, but it started with high spirits. In a matchup that was uneven in more ways than one, the Boys Flag Football Team nearly shut out YULA, with the final score being 33- 6, on Sept. 16 at Poinsettia Recreation Center.   This win came a few days after another Shalhevet fo...

‘Sweet Agony’ of Fantasy Football lures students anyway

‘Sweet Agony’ of Fantasy Football lures students anyway

Jacob Joseph Lefkowitz Brooks, Staff Writer

October 12, 2016

Competition, anxiety and many lost hours of homework are all hallmarks of Fantasy Football, but it seems students at Shalhevet have fallen for it as hard as the rest of the country. Once an activity whose members gathered on Sundays around the living room TV with magazines, notepads and pizza, Fantasy...