The Boiling Point

Soccer team defeats YULA for the first time in nearly a decade

Soccer team defeats YULA for the first time in nearly a decade

May 18, 2018

Short and sweet, Shalhevet’s soccer season lasted from the first game on Nov. 21 to Feb. 9, and ended in five losses, one tie, and six wins - including beating YULA, something that hasn’t happened in 7 years, according to Coach Ryan Coleman.

Disputed call gives rivalry soccer game to the Panthers

Disputed call gives rivalry soccer game to the Panthers

February 2, 2017

A controversial call and an offensive struggle caused the Firehawk boys soccer team to lose 1-0 to the rival YULA Panthers on Saturday night, Jan. 14. Trailing...

In soccer rivalry match, Firehawks relish a loss that felt like a win

In soccer rivalry match, Firehawks relish a loss that felt like a win

February 24, 2016

After a scoreless first half, the Firehawk boys’ soccer team fell to the crosstown-rival YULA Panthers 1-0 in their only head-to-head soccer match of the season Feb. 13 in Encino.

Soccer teams show that winning isn’t everything

Soccer teams show that winning isn’t everything

February 22, 2015

Despite a myriad of blowouts and shutouts over the past few seasons, the Shalhevet soccer teams still play and compete every winter because the players s...

Girls’ Soccer defeats YULA to end season

Girls’ Soccer defeats YULA to end season

March 13, 2014

The Lady Firehawks Soccer Team defeated archrival YULA 1-0 before hundreds of students, parents and staffers from both sides who flooded the sideline of...

Soccer fields two teams  this year with new coach

Soccer fields two teams this year with new coach

January 14, 2014

Shalhevet has both boys and girls soccer teams this year, and a new coach for the 2013-14 winter season — Lee Turnbull, a native of Scotland who has...

From soccer to surfing, Sophie’s played it all

Tamar Willis, Sports Editor

December 23, 2011

Filed under Sports

Don’t be fooled by her ever-present smile—sophomore Sophie Ouaknine could kick your butt at any sport. Born into a family of athletes where playing sports is the norm, Sophie plays on Shalhevet’s volleyball and soccer teams and says soccer is her favorite sport—but she also plays basketball and loves to surf, snowboard and wakeboard. “Sports come naturally to me,”...

Soccer teams hope to recover from early season woes

Soccer teams hope to recover from early season woes

December 31, 2010

With the boys having yet to win a match and the girls winning just two games so far, Shalhevet’s soccer teams have had a rough beginning this season. Yet...

Star athlete wins at sports, school and choir — but especially soccer.

Star athlete wins at sports, school and choir — but especially soccer.

May 23, 2010

It’s a cold winter night as the Firehawks prepare for an 80-minute soccer war with the archrival YULA Panthers. The captains have met at the center of...

Hawks soar, defeating YULA in soccer match-up

Deanna Grunfeld, Staff Writer

March 18, 2010

Filed under Sports

On a brightly lit outdoor soccer field in Glendale, the Shalhevet Firehawks finally accomplished what they hadn’t in two years: they defeated the rival YULA Panthers, narrowly sliding by with a 2-1 margin Saturday, Feb. 6 at the Glendale Sports Arena No. 4. The competition seemed to be perfectly set with a 0-0 tie that lasted into the second half. However, this stalemate...