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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Sports

RKYHS Girls Swim Team Is Victorious in Last Meet of the Season

The RKYHS girls swim team capped off an undefeated season with a tremendous overall win at its last meet this year, earning a total of 53 points. Junior Ameerah Ali swam in five individual events out of 12. She placed first in four of the five: 25 back, 50 back, 50 fly and 100 back. She placed second in the 25 free event. Freshman

TABC Varsity Hockey Defeats the MTA Lions

On Tuesday night, February 21, the third seed TABC Varsity Storm took on the sixth seed MTA Lions in the opening round of the playoffs. TABC came into the game confident after beating MTA easily, 5-1, in the regular season. However, MTA came out strong early, letting TABC know it wasn’t going to be an easy game. The first period

Frisch JV Hockey Moves On in Playoffs

The quarterfinal playoff game between Frisch and HANC got off to an exciting start in the first period with multiple opportunities from Frisch that were stopped by HANC’s goalie. Later in the period, Frisch finally broke through and scored a power play goal on a top corner slap shot by Aryeh Bloom. Elliot Eisner of Frisch also scored

Basketball Star Amar’e Stoudemire Receives Israel’s Martin Luther King Jr. Award

Amar’e Stoudemire (center) receives the Martin Luther King Jr. Award from Consul General of Israel in New York Dani Dayan (left) and Jewish National Fund CEO Russell Robinson. (Credit: Jewish National Fund.)

Six-time National Basketball Association (NBA) All-Star forward Amar’e Stoudemire,

SSTC Welcomes Jr. Table Tennis Phenom Estee Ackerman

Table Tennis phenom and shomer Shabbat superstar Estee Ackerman visited Suburban Torah in Livingston last week where she took on members of the congregation in ping-pong. The 15-year-old made headlines last year when she forfeited a chance to compete in the U.S. Olympic Trials because the final competition fell on Shabbat.

CMEK 4 Black Team Wins the Hoop Heaven Championship

Yonah Mandel (YNJ) was the best all-around player in the championship game. He displayed tremendous leadership skills, handled the ball under pressure and made some great plays. Jack Gurfein (Moriah) was the team’s hustle guy as he played incredible defense all season long. Pacey Jacoby (Yavneh) was the team’s leading

Yeshiva University Men’s Basketball Earns Two Skyline Major Awards And First Team Recognition

The Skyline Conference announced its 2016-17 men’s basketball all-conference teams and Yeshiva University earned two major awards. Freshman guard Simcha Halpert was named the Rookie of the Year, while head coach Elliot Steinmetz was named the Coach of the Year. Sophomore guard Judah Cohen earned a spot on the all-conference first

The Jewish Link and Gotham Burger Sportstar of the Week: Eyal Kinderlehrer

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger would like to recognize Yeshivat Noam fourth grader and Teaneck resident Eyal Kinderlehrer as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. Eyal, who is almost 10, is a talented, multi-sport athlete who is currently playing for three sports teams—the Bergen

Varsity Frisch Cougars Are Ready for Sarachek

The Frisch Cougars entered the 2016-2017 season with three goals: winning the Steve Glouberman tournament, Sarachek and the MYHSAL championship. In November, they achieved their first milestone. With their sights set on the next two, they forgot one of the most important lessons of sports, which is to play each game like it is the

Team Israel Shocks World at World Baseball Classic

Going into the World Baseball Classic, many pundits predicted that Team Israel would not win a single game in the tournament. Therefore, many of the Team Israel players tweeted the hashtag #ShockTheWorld. And that is exactly what they did.

The tournament opened on Monday at 6:30 PM

Action Packed Game Heats Up League

In a thrilling MGBL game, Nina Eizikovitz-Links Residential edged out Keller Williams NYC thanks to some last second heroics from Aryeh Eizikovitz. The six players from Keller Williams NYC overcame a short bench and some first half injuries to close an eight point deficit and tie

Powerful Lions Oust Thunderous Storm in First Round Battle

It’s the playoffs! In a first round matchup, the MTA Lions varsity basketball team played against the TABC Storm in the MAX on Thursday, February 23. The bleachers were so filled with both MTA and TABC fans that some people were lined around the court and huddled in huge groups. There were at least 300 people cheering