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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Sports

Jewish Link of Bergen County, Yasher Koach of the Week: J&J Pharmacy 9/10 team

J&J Pharmacy faced off against the champs of the Teaneck Southern Leaugue, the River Cats. J&J got off to a quick start, scoring 3 runs in the first inning and one more in the third. In the top of the fifth inning, J&J was up 4-0. But then the bats of the River Cats started to get hot. They scored 3 in the fifth and one more in the sixth to tie the

J&J Pharmacy 9/10 Team Are Teaneck Champs

J&J Pharmacy faced off against the champs of the Teaneck Southern Leaugue, the River Cats. J&J got off to a quick start, scoring 3 runs in the first inning and one more in the third. In the top of the fifth inning, J&J was up 4-0. But then the bats of the River Cats started to get hot. They scored 3 in the fifth and one more in the sixth to tie the

J & J Pharmacy 9/10 TBO Champs

J&J Pharmacy, the number 1 seed, faced off against the number 2 seed, Genesis Pain Management in the Championship Game. It was a classic pitching duel with J&J ace Liam Levy facing off against Genesis ace David Markovitz. Genesis struck first, by getting one run in the first inning, off a hit by Markovitz. Both pitchers then settled in, and through 4 innings of great

JLBC Athlete of the Week: Rafi Suss

Although he is only a second grader at Yeshivat Noam, 8-year-old Teaneck native Rafi Suss is a multi-sport star. Rafi is an invaluable member of the second grade CMEK travel basketball team as the team’s point guard, floor leader and high scorer. In a recent victory he scored 19 of the teams 28 points. On defense he plays center, is a stopper in the middle,

Yavneh Comes Up Short in Comeback

On May 23rd, Yavneh Academy Girls Hockey team traveled to the Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy to play in their much anticipated playoff game. After missing the playoffs last year a victory over the undefeated Kushner team is all they would need to advance to the championship game.

The Kushner Girls started the game with a relentless attack, that forced

Noam Sixth Grade Girls Hockey

The season got off to a bumpy start, after losing our first two games we had to re-focus our efforts and play as a team. After the second defeat our coaches stressed that alone we were a group of individuals, each with individual talents and individual weaknesses. If we continued to play as individuals it would be a long season. At that point, with the help and

Advanced Medical Imaging EHMC vs. Sinai Schools for the MGBL High School Championship

As the second season of the Mitch Gross High School Basketball league comes to a close, the games couldn’t be more exciting.  Last Saturday night featured two intense semi-final games.  Game one was a back-and-forth battle, as the 64-60 overtime score indicates.  Advanced Medical Imaging EHMC took an early lead led by James Weiss, who scored 15 of his game-high 28

JLBC Athlete of the week: Amalya Knapp

Nine-year-old Teaneck native Amalya Knapp is a competitive USAG gymnast currently training for her Level 8 season. Amalya got her first taste for gymnastics at the young age of 2, and the love affair has continued ever since. Her coaches were immediately drawn to her talent, combined with a focus and drive rarely seen in someone so young.

After several

Moriah’s First Annual Team Dinner is a Huge Success

The Moriah School held their First Annual “Moriah Team Dinner.”  Over 200 students & parents came together to celebrate the partnership of working together on the various Moriah teams, all while raising over $14,000 to help support these programs.

A special presentation was held in memory of Asher Strobel z’l. Englewood native, Strobel was a proud

Omri Casspi Camp Comes to Englewood

For one week this summer, budding basketball stars have a rare opportunity. During the week of June 30th, Cleveland Cavaliers Forward Omri Casspi will be conducting an instructional camp in association with Tamir Goodman. Casspi was a first-round pick in the 2009 NBA draft and is the league’s only Israel native. Goodman was christened the

SAR Sting Wins 6th Grade Basketball Championship!

On Tuesday May 22nd, the SAR team accomplished something no other team had been able to do, beat Moriah. Coming into the game having been undefeated throughout the year, Moriah was a heavy favorite to win the game. While the two teams had a very close game during the regular season, most people assumed it was a fluke and Moriah’s height advantage would prove

TABC JV Soccer Storming Through The Playoffs

The Storm finished the regular season with a convincing 7-3 victory at Frisch. The victory gave TABC the number one spot in the playoffs and a home game against the same Frisch squad, the only thing between them and the championship game.

The adrenaline was pumping and both teams came out ready to play. TABC struck first, but Frisch quickly returned the favor.