The Boiling Point

Kent’s Calls: Bandwagoners miss the point of fandom

Kent’s Calls: Bandwagoners miss the point of fandom

January 22, 2017

What do you do when your team starts losing? Do you remain loyal or do you abandon ship? Fans across the country have been confronted with this question as football and basketball teams either perform better or worse than they did last year. In football, the Dallas Cowboys, who finished off last...

Boys finish fifth at Glouberman but regroup to win Milken

Boys finish fifth at Glouberman but regroup to win Milken

Jacob Joseph Lefkowitz Brooks, Staff Writer

January 21, 2017

Improvement was a main topic for the Firehawks after the Steve Glouberman Tournament last month. Dealt a crushing and unexpected defeat at the hands of MTA in their first bracketed game, they finished in fifth place overall in the second annual Shalhevet-hosted event. But once Glouberman was over,...

Not exactly a warm welcome for newest member of LA sports family

Not exactly a warm welcome for newest member of LA sports family

Clara Sandler, Sports Editor

January 18, 2017

After 21 years with none in Los Angeles, two NFL teams seem to be too many for Shalhevet students. After learning Jan. 12 that the San Diego Chargers would join the Los Angeles Rams, who arrived last year, a few students were pleased – among them some of Shalhevet’s strongest football fans. They s...

Girls flag football season shrinks to just four games

Girls flag football season shrinks to just four games

Tobey Lee, Staff Writer

January 14, 2017

The girls flag football team has played a mere four games in their three-month season this fall. The team usually plays seven or eight games in a season, but this year, challenges ranging from other teams’ cancellations to the timing of the High Holidays have limited game opportunities. ...

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 9, 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...