Category Archives: Sports

The Houston Trashtros: The Methods, Discovery, and Punishment of One of the Biggest Cheating Scandals in MLB History

In October 2017, the Houston Astros defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers in an epic 7 game World Series to take home the first championship in their 55 year history. Led by MVP Jose Altuve, former 1st overall pick Carlos Correa, and World Series MVP George Springer, the Astros won 101 games in the 2017 regular season, their best season in

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Valley Torah Wolfpack (69) def. Vasquez HS Mustangs (52), Clinch Heritage League Championship

Acton, CA (1/30/2020)– In a well fought game throughout, Valley Torah’s win last night against Vasquez High School is one of truly historic proportions. Last night’s win marks only the second time in school history that the Wolfpack has claimed the Heritage League Championship. This, however, was not a streak of luck. Hard work and determination brought the Wolfpack to

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Valley Torah Hires Long Time Basketball Coach

Valley Village— Valley Torah High School has hired Eli Essa, a longtime local basketball coach, to their basketball staff.  Coach Essa was the assistant boys basketball coach at North Hollywood High School for nine years during the 1980s and 1990s, and was more recently an assistant coach at Burbank High School, but he is most known as a longtime coach

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Let Them Play

An Anonymous Wolfpack writer contributed to the editing of this article. Several weeks ago, Shalhevet High School released a statement, along with an article by the Boiling Point, that they would refuse to play Valley Torah’s boys’ basketball team until Valley Torah replaces Head Coach Lior Schwartzberg. Shalhevet alleges that Coach Schwartzberg provided the Palm Springs High School Indians with

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VTHS 2019 Baseball Preview

The new baseball season is approaching quickly and there’s a lot to look forward to this year for the Valley Torah Wolfpack. Returning players such as Eli Solomon (‘19) and Yosee Kreitenberg (‘20) have been recently appointed captains and look to lead the team to their first playoff berth in three years. Both Eli and Yosee have been playing since

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