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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Sports

SPORTS STANDINGS

Metropolitan Yeshiva High School Athletic League

Boys Varsity Soccer Playoff

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MTA Tennis Lions Score Big Victory Over SAR

After starting off the season with two tough losses, MTA’s tennis team came out swinging on Tuesday night against SAR, determined to get their first victory. Led by strong performances from #1 Singles Josh Zyskind and #3 Singles Gabe Isaacs, MTA gained an early two matches to one advantage. Needing one of their doubles teams to win to

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RYNJ Jaguars Appear Unbeatable

The RYNJ Jaguars are climbing high to the top. Lead by Coach Dara Zaer from Teaneck, the Jaguars have been able to show off their skills with confidence and cheer loud and proud with every shot made. The girls, their coach and the school are proud of what they have accomplished so far and are pumped and ready for upcoming

Heichal HaTorah Basketball Teams Make the Playoffs

Heichal Hatorah, which is only completing its fourth year of operation, has placed both its varsity and junior varsity basketball teams in the playoffs for the Young Israel league. The varsity, coached by first year coach, Zev Senter, completed a highly successful season coming in third place. This year, it has both juniors and seniors on

Rapids Wash Away the Cougars in Girls Hockey

Coming off a very disappointing loss earlier in the week, 7-2 to the Kushner Cobras, the Ma’ayanot Rapids looked to bounce back, on senior night, against the undefeated 5-0-1, Frisch Cougars. Although they played Kushner without their star offensive weapon, Rebecca Malech, they knew that wasn’t the reason for the defeat. They knew they

Yeshiva University Men’s Tennis Captures Fourth Straight Skyline Conference Championship

The Yeshiva University men’s tennis team’s historical streak continues, as the top-seeded Maccabees captured its fourth straight Skyline Conference tournament championship by knocking off #2 Purchase College, 5-2, at the Binghamton Racquet Club on Sunday afternoon. Yeshiva now earns an automatic bid into the NCAA Division III

YU Inducts Inaugural Hall of Fame Class on Monday, May 8

Yeshiva University will hold its inaugural Yeshiva University Athletics Hall of Fame induction ceremony on May 8. With iconic YU coaches and all-time leading scorers for both men and women’s basketball among the inaugural class of honorees, the event will pay homage to the rich and vibrant history of Yeshiva University’s

Ray and Gary Aboff Join the YABA Hall of Fame

Brothers Ray and Gary Aboff will be inducted to the Yeshiva High School Alumni Basketball Association (YABA) Hall of Fame on May 18, at Congregation Keter Torah in Teaneck.

Ray Aboff starred for JEC in the early ‘60s when they first gained entry into the Metropolitan Jewish Basketball League.

MTA Chess Team Wins a Share of the Yeshiva League Championship

Last Tuesday, the MTA Lions chess team ventured to The Ramaz School to take part in the semi-finals and championship rounds of the yeshiva league chess competition. The Lions quickly and easily won each of their seven semi-final games and advanced to the championship. In a four way championship round between MTA, TABC, Ramaz and

MGBL Minute

Last weekend showcased some of the top local basketball players as the MGBL High School Boys season kicked off. Each team played an exhibition game on Saturday night, and four teams came back on Sunday to start the regular season action. All of the games were close and competitive and gave all indications that we are in for another

Gotham Burger Sportstar of the Week: Hannah Nussbaum

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger would like to recognize 15-year-old Hannah Nussbaum as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School freshman is creating quite a buzz in the hockey world of yeshiva sports. Her Kushner Cobras have raced out to a 4-0 record, taking wins over Ramaz,