The Boiling Point

Lack of interest plagues baseball, softball teams

Sigal Spitzer, Staff Writer

June 5, 2012

 Softball team cancels season after four losses – but later than last year; Baseball makes playoffs After starting off with a full slate of scheduled games for spring, the softball season was cancelled due to lack of interest after only four games, all losses. However, that was actually better than last year, when the softball season was cancelled after only one game. ...

Sad ending for seniors as baseball falls to YULA

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

June 3, 2011

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

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

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

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...