The Boiling Point

First-ever Israeli in MLB would not play on Yom Kippur

First-ever Israeli in MLB would not play on Yom Kippur

October 11, 2016

Dean Kremer, a 20-year-old pitcher drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 14th round last summer, is the first Israeli citizen to sign with a Major League Baseba...

For transgender baseball player from New Roads, sports help make him ‘one of the guys’

For transgender baseball player from New Roads, sports help make him ‘one of the guys’

July 2, 2016

A New Roads batter stepped up to the plate in the bottom of the fifth inning at a Shalhevet-New Roads game April 13. Firehawk pitcher Asher Remer pitched the ball across the field to him, and the New Roads batter swung the metal bat and was struck out. He was out, but a teammate high-fived him as he trotted back to the bench and others hollered a job well done.

Dvar Torah: Rosh Hashanah lessons from baseball

Jordan Fields, Staff Writer

September 15, 2015

Filed under Torah

In the movie, Field of Dreams, Iowa farmer Ray Kinsella hears the words, “If you build it, he will come,” accompanied by a vision of a baseball diamond. Skeptics doubt his dream, but with hard work and patience, Kinsella realizes his mission to build a baseball field in his cornfield, which ultimately leads him to renew his relationship with his estranged father.

Jeremy’s gem: Glouberman pitches a complete game shutout as Shalhevet beats YULA  in baseball

Jeremy’s gem: Glouberman pitches a complete game shutout as Shalhevet beats YULA in baseball

April 19, 2015

For the first time in seven springs, Shalhevet Baseball beat rival YULA yesterday, 4-0, on the baseball field at Venice High School in Mar Vista.

Memorial Day vacations looming, Shalhevet forfeits baseball playoff game

Memorial Day vacations looming, Shalhevet forfeits baseball playoff game

May 22, 2014

Shalhevet baseball is forfeiting its first-round playoff game due to players’ Memorial Day weekend plans, it was announced yesterday. Athletic Director...

Ex-MLB coach now managing Firehawk baseball team

Ex-MLB coach now managing Firehawk baseball team

March 10, 2014

By Mati Hurwitz, Sports Editor   Jerry Royster, former manager of the Milwaukee Brewers and a 16-year veteran of Major League Baseball, has...

Sad ending for seniors as baseball falls to YULA

Elliot Sassover, 10th Grade, and Colleen Bazak, Sports Editor

June 3, 2011

Filed under Sports

Ending a mostly successful season, the Firehawks suffered a painful 12-2 loss to the archrival YULA Panthers Friday, May 13, at La Cienega Park. The team made it to the playoffs, but had to forfeit their playoff game because of missing players who were on the senior Poland-Israel trip. It was a sad ending for the typically confident team, which ended the season with a 7-4-1 r...

Live blog of Shalhevet-YULA baseball game

Zev Hurwitz, Editor-in-Chief

May 13, 2011

Filed under Sports

1.01 p.m. Game over. Saul grounds out. Final score 12-2 at La Cienega park. Reporting live, Zev Hurwitz, BP Online. 12:59 p.m. Saul fouls 1 way. The score is still 12-2. 12:58 p.m. Schwartz flies out. Saul Rothman to the plate with 2 outs. One more and the game will be called. 12:57 p.m. Emilio steals second. Schwartz still at bat. 12:57 p.m. Lari reaches first...

Alumni reconnect through baseball

Eitan Rothman, Staff Writer

August 30, 2010

Filed under Sports

As the summer wound down and college students started heading back to school, 11 Shalhevet alumni gathered at Rancho Park, on August 15 to play baseball and reconnect. “I just missed playing, so I decided to get everyone together,” said Daniel Bain, class of ’08 and the primary planner of the event. Joined by former Firehawk baseball coach, Cash Levy, the 12 players...

Baseball loses to YULA but wins league

Zev Hurwitz, Opinion Editor

May 23, 2010

Filed under Sports

In yet another upsetting match with its cross-town rival, the Shalhevet boys’ baseball team came up short against YULA, losing 3-2 on May 6. Played at West Los Angeles College, the afternoon game had been going in the Firehawks’ favor until a throwing error allowed two YULA runs to score in the sixth inning. Until that inning, Shalhevet had led 2-0. The YULA game was...