The Boiling Point

Boys Basketball finishes 6th at Sarachek after Simcha Halpert is injured in second game

March 27, 2015

By Sigal Spitzer, Senior Staff Writer An untimely wrist injury suffered by Firehawk basketball star Simcha Halpert derailed the team’s chances of winni...

Girls Basketball skips playoffs to participate in Miami Galbut Tournament

Girls Basketball skips playoffs to participate in Miami Galbut Tournament

February 18, 2015

By Mati Hurwitz, Sports Editor Instead of trying to capture the glory of winning a CIF title that the girls were just a few shots away from last win...

Coach Colin announces 2014-15 Varsity and JV basketball rosters

October 5, 2014

The following is an e-mail from Coach Colin Jamerson to the Shalhevet Community, as posted by Athletic Director Eli Schiff on Schoology Oct. 5:  Thank you to all of the boys who came and tried out for our 2014/2015 Shalhevet Basketball teams. Also, I want to thank the parents for taking the time to get the boys to the tryouts. Unfortunately, I was faced with the toug...

Girls basketball season ends in crushing loss in CIF finals, blowout in State

Girls basketball season ends in crushing loss in CIF finals, blowout in State

March 14, 2014

Shalhevet’s girls’ basketball ended a deep playoff run in a 55-37 defeat to the CIF Division 6 Champion Valley Christian Academy Lions. Due to a schedulin...

Boys and Girls basketball teams both win leagues, head for CIF playoffs

Boys and Girls basketball teams both win leagues, head for CIF playoffs

February 17, 2014

For the second year in a row, both the Shalhevet Boys’ and Girls’ basketball teams will open up the CIF Southern Section playoffs as sole league champions...

Intramural basketball ignites lunchtime mania

Intramural basketball ignites lunchtime mania

May 13, 2013

By Sigal Spitzer, Sports Editor It’s lunchtime and the hallways are quiet. Where did all the boys go?  For the past three weeks, a series of hotly...

Lady Firehawks take 3rd Place in Galbut Basketball Tournament in Miami

Lady Firehawks take 3rd Place in Galbut Basketball Tournament in Miami

March 10, 2013

By Sigal Spitzer, Sports Editor Surpassing expectations and overcoming jet lag and even a broken nose, the Girls Varsity basketball team won 3rd plac...

Live Blog of CIF Division 5 Basketball Finals

February 28, 2013

The Shalhevet Firehawks are facing Rolling Hills Prep in a CIF Section 5A Championship. It is Shalhevet's first time in a CIF Championship., and they hope they can win in front of a large crowd of studentrs. The game is at the Anaheim Convention Center, on February 27 2013. The School payed for 3 buses to shuttle students to the game. 3:00pm Danny Silberstein and Leah Glouberman...

Basketball team advances to CIF division finals, defeating San Gabriel 71 – 58

Basketball team advances to CIF division finals, defeating San Gabriel 71 – 58

February 24, 2013

Shalhevet’s Varsity basketball team is headed to the division finals for the first time in school history, after defeating San Gabriel Academy in the...

Game-by-game scores for 8th Annual Hyman P. Galbut Girls Basketball Tournament in Miami

February 18, 2013

Feb. 13 Shalhevet vs. Ida Crown - Chicago 35-33 Shalhevet wins   Feb. 14 Shalhevet vs.YUHSG/Central - Five Towns 29-32 Shalhevet loses   Feb. 14 Shalhevet vs. Yavneh of Dallas 33-32 Shalhevet wins in overtime   Feb. 15: Playoff Round 1 Shalhevet vs. Fuchs Mizrachi - Beachwood Ohio 36-13 Shalhevet wins...

As Firehawk spirit cheers, Varsity Basketball crushes YULA — finally

Sigal Spitzer, Sports Editor

January 3, 2013

Boosted by a pep rally held during Town Hall and overcoming years of stinging losses, the Firehawk Boys Varsity Basketball team defeated the cross-town rival YULA Panthers, 59 – 49, on the home court at the Jewish Community Center Jan. 2. No one could remember the last time this happened, but most guesses said it was at least six years ago. Fans cheered and stomped...

Firehawk basketball teams making the most of longer practice season

Sigal Spitzer, Sports Editor

November 8, 2012

As of Nov. 2, Shalhevet’s Boys Varsity Basketball Team had already played six games and won five.  Its official season sponsored by the California Interscholastic Federation, or CIF, doesn’t start for two weeks, but since last year, Shalhevet’s Boys' Varsity Basketball Team has been practicing and playing year round. Though basketball is only a winter sport, athletes...