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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Sports

Jewish Link and Gotham Burger Sportstar of the Week: Devora Rand

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger would like to recognize 14-year-old Devora Rand as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. Rand just completed a terrific season for the Yavneh Redhawks and will be taking her talents to Frisch in the fall. Coach Aliza Hiller told The Jewish Link, “Devora has really grown, over the

How to Train for an Ironman: Part 1

An Ironman triathlon is a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike ride and a 26.2 mile marathon. It takes me eight months of training to get ready for this race. Since Ironman Lake Placid is on July, I have to start preparing in December when it’s still cold outside, so more than half of my training takes place

Cougar Nation Wins Second Consecutive Hockey Championship

Cougar Nation won its second consecutive Spring League High School hockey championship by upsetting a heavily favored Paramus High School/Paramus Catholic High School team by the score of 5-3 at Floyd Hall Arena in Montclair.

The Paramus team came out extremely physical—hitting anything that

Teaneck Baseball Organization Elects David Greenberg as New President

This past Monday night, the board of Teaneck Baseball Organization met for the final time of the 2016/2017 season. During the meeting, the board nominated and elected David Greenberg as its new president. Greenberg has served on the board for many years in various capacities, including

Congratulations to All AIFL 2017 Spring Champions

Storm Concludes AAU Run

The Storm has just completed its final season of travel AAU basketball in Bergen County. The Storm has participated in 12 seasons in the Hoop Heaven Waldwick basketball league. The Storm is comprised of athletes from the local Jewish High Schools—Frisch, SAR, and TABC. The Storm has won countless games and three league

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Royals Win West Orange MTL Championship

Congratulations to the Royals for winning the West Orange MTL majors championship. The game went into extra innings, showcasing the talents of both teams. Pitchers Eli Spivak and Jacob Shapiro showed true grace under pressure. Coaches Marc Spivak and Marc Shapiro helped lead the team to victory.

Yavneh Youth League Plays Championship Games

June 18 was championship Sunday for Yavneh Youth League (YYL) with junior and senior division teams competing through the early drizzle and sunshine in front of family and friends. The games were the culmination of the season for over 300 players across 24 junior and senior divisions teams The morning

MGBL High School League Enjoys Championship Weekend

On Saturday night, June 18, the semi-finals were held at the Jewish Center of Teaneck and Ben Porat Yosef. After three of the four quarterfinal games went into overtime the week before, the fans came ready for more hard-fought, competitive games.

At the Jewish Center, Embroidme

Kushner Cobras Varsity Girls Hockey Completes Undefeated Season

The Kushner Cobras took home the MYHSAL girls varsity hockey championship this past Wednesday night, putting the finishing touches on an undefeated 2017-2018 campaign. Winning the game, played in Frisch against the Ma’ayanot Rapids, was no easy task. For Ma’ayanot, a trip to the finals was nothing new, having appeared in almost

Jewish Link and Gotham Burger Sportstar of the Week: Jonathan Kirsch

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger would like to recognize 16-year-old Jonathan Kirsch as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. Kirsch, a rising senior at the Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School, is coming off of a terrific season for the Kushner Cobras. Batting.450 with seven RBIs and 11 stolen bases, he