Tuesday, April 25, 2017


The Jewish Link and Gotham Burger Sportstar of the Week: Avery Stepner

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger would like to recognize 13-year-old Avery Stepner as this week’s sportstar of the week. Stepner, a Yeshivat Noam eighth grader, is coming off an amazing three years of YMSSA basketball for the Noam Knights. During this period Noam has won the division each season and made

TABC Storm Varsity Soccer Defeats Frisch

While they started the season off with low expectations, the TABC varsity soccer team quickly became a threat to every other team in the league. Winning game after game, the boys in yellow shocked their opponents by pulling through in their first five games of the season. With two of those games being well fought battles and the

MGBL Holds Evaluations for High School Girls League

The Mitch Gross Basketball League will be holding evaluations for a possible MGBL Girls High School League on Monday evening, April 24, from 6:30 - 7:30 at Ma’ayanot High School. Like the Boys High School League, the season will run until camp begins, and will have six games plus playoffs, all played at a local school on Monday evenings.

Steinhart and Freedman Lead Kushner Cobras Volleyball Team to Second Win

The play of Gavi Steinhart and Tzvi Freedman helped to lead the Kushner Cobras boys volleyball squad to its second win of the season against YDE of Brooklyn. Freedman’s near perfect day of 13 assists on 47 attempts and no errors on sets helped to feed Steinhart’s eight kills on 28 spike attempts. Freedman also helped the team with four


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AIFL Bergen County Flag Football League Kicks Off Spring Season

The AIFL Bergen County flag football league began its spring season on April 9. Pictured are the Jets and Falcons in action.


TABC Hosts Fourth Annual Esther Semmelman Memorial All Star Game

New York and New Jersey clashed at the Fourth Annual Esther Semmelman Memorial All Star Game this past Sunday at TABC. For three games, representatives from both sides of the river, chosen for their on-court abilities, midot and sportsmanship, collaborated and competed in a celebration of hockey and life. The

Cougar Pride Is the Secret Ingredient

Over the past two years, Frisch sports teams have gone on an unprecedented run of success in the yeshiva league. All of their eight winter season sports teams—varsity and JV girls volleyball, boys hockey, girls basketball and boys basketball—have advanced to at least the semi-final game in each of the past two seasons. Both

MGBL Minute

Balanced Body Rehabilitation Wins MGBL 5/6 Championship

Balanced Body defeated Coolkippahs 53-44 to win the title. The game was fast-paced from the start with the teams running the court to the last whistle. Balanced Body jumped to

Weather Center Rocks During TABC Jr Hockey Championships

In the junior division, the Hawks jumped out to a 2-0 lead on goals by Charlie Hilbert and Netanel Katz. The Wildcats stormed back in the second period to take a 3-2 lead on goals by Shay Field, Abie Fields and Jeb Fields. The Hawks tied the game in the third on Katz’s second of the night, assisted by Max

Kushner Girls Varsity Cobras Defeat Storm

On Sunday, April 2, the Kushner Cobras girls varsity soccer team defeated the SAR Storm 7-0, with the game called early due to the “mercy rule.” Although the team was short four players, the girls played with confidence and teamwork.


The Jewish Link & Gotham Burger Sportstars of the Week: Sophie Hecht and Rebecca Hyman

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger would like to recognize SAR seniors Sophie Hecht and Rebecca Hyman as this week’s co-sportstars of the week. The dynamic duo is coming off of a terrific championship season.

The SAR coach told The Jewish Link, “While our team has no