The Boiling Point

Most exciting players to watch at Sarachek

Most exciting players to watch at Sarachek

Kian Marghzar, Staff Writer

March 10, 2016


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Sarachek 2016 is upon us, as New York becomes the epicenter for Jewish High School hoops. Knowing that people are interested but don't really know much about the Jew-ball scene, I have compiled a list of players that are must watch. These guys might not all get all-tournament honors, but they are box office; they are the top 5 players to watch this weekend.

In soccer rivalry match, Firehawks relish a loss that felt like a win

In soccer rivalry match, Firehawks relish a loss that felt like a win

Zev Kent and Clara Sandler

February 23, 2016


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After a scoreless first half, the Firehawk boys’ soccer team fell to the crosstown-rival YULA Panthers 1-0 in their only head-to-head soccer match of the season Feb. 13 in Encino.

Grappling club teaches athletes to fight with their minds, not just their strength

Grappling club teaches athletes to fight with their minds, not just their strength

Will Kasdan, Staff Writer

February 15, 2016


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Sweat fills the air as the grappling club continues to practice moves in a secluded room in the basement.

Little sleep but plenty of medals for karate champion and student leader

Little sleep but plenty of medals for karate champion and student leader

Eric Bazak, Editor-in-Chief and Zev Kent, Sports Editor

January 31, 2016


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  Senior Daniel Soroudi entered the 17th Pan American Karate Championship in Natal, Brazil, last fall with the same mindset he brings to all of his goals: low expectations but high determination. He left with three medals around his neck, having beaten competitors with as much as 13 years of k...

Even in third place, Firehawks host a winner in Glouberman Tournament

Even in third place, Firehawks host a winner in Glouberman Tournament

Eric Bazak, Editor-in-Chief

January 14, 2016


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Bleachers, broadcasts and giant posters of Firehawk players' heads were just a few of the signs of excitement surrounding the first Steve Glouberman Basketball Tournament when it finally debuted in the Shalhevet gym Nov. 12-15. Four days, 14 bracketed teams and 32 basketball games later, the Heschel Heat of New York City cruised to the boys’ title while the Lady Firehawks were champions on the girls' side.

Lady Firehawks are first-ever Glouberman champs — and more

Lady Firehawks are first-ever Glouberman champs — and more

Clara Sandler, Staff Writer

January 13, 2016


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After starting the season with dazzling play on the home court to win the first-ever Steve Glouberman Basketball Tournament, the Shalhevet girls’ basketball team went on to win the annual Grizzly Classic in Downey and later defeated Beverly High in the very competitive Milken Tournament the following...

KIAN’S CALLS: Playoff time in the NFL

KIAN’S CALLS:  Playoff time in the NFL

Kian Marghzar, Staff Columnist

January 11, 2016


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An NFL regular season full of injuries and questionable officiating is over and teams are ready for the playoffs, so I’m ready too! I will predict every game and elect a Super Bowl 50 champion. Here goes nothing: Let's start in the AFC. With both the Denver Broncos and New England Patriots getting...

KIAN’S CALLS: First Semester Scorecard

January 11, 2016


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By Kian Marghzar, Outside Sports Columnist So how'd I do?  Here's a look back at my predictions from the first semester, and how they turned out. Last issue, I talked about how amazing the running backs are this year in college football and predicted for the first time in a while, the Heisman ...

One coach plus three teams equals plenty of victories

One coach plus three teams equals plenty of victories

Eric Bazak, Editor in Chief

November 14, 2015


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In just his second year with Shalhevet, Coach Ryan Coleman is serving as head coach for three separate Firehawk sports teams, following Colin Jamerson’s basketball resignation on Sep. 17.

Tournament Time : How to follow the games, at school and beyond

November 12, 2015


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Two out of the four days of the Steve Glouberman Memorial Basketball Tournament are school days, so will Shalhevet students be able to watch? Yes and no.  When Shalhevet played in the Sarachek tournament in New York last spring, a screen was put up in the auditorium for kids to watch games during...

TOURNAMENT TIME: Steve Glouberman Basketball Tournament greets schools from throughout U.S.

TOURNAMENT TIME: Steve Glouberman Basketball Tournament greets schools from throughout U.S.

Zev Kent, Sports Editor

November 12, 2015


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While basketball has always been important to Shalhevet, this year it aims for a new level entirely as the school prepares to host the first-ever Steve Glouberman Basketball Tournament in the new gym of the new building. Games will take place both at school and in the JCC from Thursday, Nov. 12, t...

CHAMPIONS AGAIN! Firehawk flag football wins Coastal League for second straight year in close game against AGBU

CHAMPIONS AGAIN!  Firehawk flag football wins Coastal League for second straight year in close game against AGBU

Zev Kent and Nathan Benyowitz

November 8, 2015


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"It was a calculated risk. I knew if he got away the game would be over, and I had a chance of getting away with the hold, so I would do that 10 times out of 10.” -- Micah Gill, running back