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Heartbreak heroes: Girls and boys teams both dominate for most of their games, then lose in final seconds

Heartbreak heroes: Girls and boys teams both dominate for most of their games, then lose in final seconds

November 10, 2019

From tip-off to the final buzzer, they played their hearts out. They gave it their all. But it wasn’t enough.  In the Fifth Annual Steve Glouberma...

Coleman now leads varsity girls and boys, Remer coaches JV

Coleman now leads varsity girls and boys, Remer coaches JV

October 7, 2019

Coach Ryan Coleman, who has been the head coach of the Firehawk boys varsity basketball team for the past five seasons and led the team to multiple titl...

Shalhevet announces it has suspended play against Valley Torah in basketball

Shalhevet announces it has suspended play against Valley Torah in basketball

May 13, 2019

Shalhevet will refuse to play Valley Torah in boys’ basketball until the school’s head coach is replaced, because of help the coach provided to the...

At Sarachek, reigning champion Firehawks win it again

At Sarachek, reigning champion Firehawks win it again

March 18, 2019

They had already won the Glouberman title in November. They had already made a historic CIF run in February. And then, for the second year in a row, the ...

Aiming to break records, Firehawks headed to Sarachek championship game for fourth straight year

Aiming to break records, Firehawks headed to Sarachek championship game for fourth straight year

March 18, 2019

For the fourth year in a row, the Shalhevet Firehawks have advanced to the Red Sarachek Tournament Tier I championship game, which will be played tomo...

Historic playoff run ends with 56-48 loss to Palm Springs Indians in CIF quarterfinals

Historic playoff run ends with 56-48 loss to Palm Springs Indians in CIF quarterfinals

February 18, 2019

It was the first time a Jewish basketball team had made it this far. After moving up a division and beating tough teams like Lawndale and San Dimas, the Fi...

Firehawk girls eliminated from CIF playoffs in overtime heartbreak against Bloomington Christian

Firehawk girls eliminated from CIF playoffs in overtime heartbreak against Bloomington Christian

February 13, 2019

The Firehawks were defeated by the Bloomington Christian Ravens of San Bernardino County 52-48, in overtime in a roller-coaster CIF quarter-final playoff game ...

In new YULA gym, Firehawks topple Panthers with buzzer-beating shot

In new YULA gym, Firehawks topple Panthers with buzzer-beating shot

December 23, 2018

It was the shortest day of the year but a long road to victory Thursday night for the Shalhevet Firehawks, who defeated the rival YULA Panthers by two...

EDITORIAL: Unity and equality through the Glouberman tournament

EDITORIAL: Unity and equality through the Glouberman tournament

November 29, 2018

By The Boiling Point Editorial Board There’s something in the air during the five days of Glouberman, when the East Coast yeshiva league -- formally k...

Girls championship run halted after defeat in semi-finals

Girls championship run halted after defeat in semi-finals

November 29, 2018

A disappointing loss in the semi-final round of the 4th annual Steve Glouberman Basketball Tournament ended up silencing the loud and optimistic Firehawk...

In Glouberman’s 4th year, Firehawk boys and SAR girls dominate

In Glouberman’s 4th year, Firehawk boys and SAR girls dominate

November 26, 2018

Shalhevet’s very own Firehawk boys brought the school its first-ever Glouberman Tournament boys championship title, though the Firehawk girls will...

FIREHAWK BOYS CRUISE TO THEIR FIRST-EVER GLOUBERMAN CHAMPIONSHIP

FIREHAWK BOYS CRUISE TO THEIR FIRST-EVER GLOUBERMAN CHAMPIONSHIP

November 4, 2018

For the first time in school history, the Shalhevet Firehawks boys team have won the championship of the tournament their own school hosts and founded, t...