The Boiling Point

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.

Bowing to a bylaw, Firehawks choose Sarachek over state finals

Bowing to a bylaw, Firehawks choose Sarachek over state finals

Tobey Lee, Staff Writer

March 22, 2017

Losing to Milken in the Division 4A championship game should have sent the Firehawks to the first round of the CIF State Division 5 Boys Basketball Championship, held March 8 against Guajome Park Academy. But it didn’t happen. That’s because under Bylaw 600 of the California Interscholastic...

Close the whole game, Firehawks fall to Milken by two as historic victory slips just beyond their grasp

Close the whole game, Firehawks fall to Milken by two as historic victory slips just beyond their grasp

Tobey Lee, Staff Writer

March 2, 2017

Two points. That close to becoming first-time CIF division champions, at the first-ever championship game between two Jewish high schools, in front of an overflow crowd in a 1,000-seat gym. Two points. The Shalhevet Firehawks played a back-and-forth game against the Milken Wildcats March 1, lead...

Firehawks face Milken tonight in historic CIF championship game

Firehawks face Milken tonight in historic CIF championship game

Clara Sandler, Torah Editor

March 1, 2017

For the first time in history, it is a certainty that a Jewish school will win the CIF Southern Section 4A basketball division. That’s because the Shalhevet Firehawks will be playing the Milken Wildcats in tonight’s championship game, the first time the two teams have advanced this far in the same...

Boys Basketball CIF Division 4A Semi-final Highlights

Boys Basketball CIF Division 4A Semi-final Highlights

Alec Fields, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 24, 2017

The Firehawks are moving on to the CIF Division 4A championship afte beating Mary Star 58-43 in tbe division semifinals. Leading 36-34 going into the fourth quarter, they pulled away by attacking the basket, getting to the line and making their free throws while playing lockdown defense. Eitan...

Live blog of Super Bowl commercials

Live blog of Super Bowl commercials

Eva Suissa, Opinion Editor

February 5, 2017

7:25pm - The New England Patriots win the Super Bowl -- making an incredible comeback. 6:20pm - A commercial for Scientology? During the Super Bowl? 6:18pm - Another wow. The NFL explores what it means to play inside the lines of a football field. At the end of the commercial, we discover that...

Disputed call gives rivalry soccer game to the Panthers

Disputed call gives rivalry soccer game to the Panthers

Nicholas Fields, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017

A controversial call and an offensive struggle caused the Firehawk boys soccer team to lose 1-0 to the rival YULA Panthers on Saturday night, Jan. 14. Trailing by one on the field at Crespi Carmelite High School in Encino, at about 58 minutes the Firehawks were awarded a penalty kick that was called...