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Sunday, April 30, 2017

Sports

Getting to Know Eric Samson, Winning Wittenberg Wrestling Coach

p style="text-align: justify;">The Jewish Link of New Jersey recently reached out to Eric Samson, the wrestling coach who led two yeshiva high school wrestling teams to victories in the Wittenberg Invitational tournament nine times. Under his skill and training, The Frisch School has brought home six trophies and SAR has won the championship three years in

SPORTS STANDINGS

Metropolitan Yeshiva High School Athletic League

Girls Hockey Standings

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Wins

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OTL

Ties

‘Jews in Sports’ Will Be a New FDU Yeshiva Program Class in April

Professor Ira Jaskoll will be teaching a new course he designed, entitled “Jews in Sports,” within the FDU Yeshiva Program for Pesach Z’Man, which meets for 11 mornings from April 3-21, excluding Yom Tov, at Congregation Bnai Yeshurun, Teaneck. The class will look at the contributions that Jews have made to the field of

Route 4 Rivalry: Frisch Defeats TABC to Capture Its First-Ever JV Hockey Championship

For the first time in both MYHSAL basketball and hockey league history, Frisch and TABC faced off in a championship game—for the JV hockey championship. While TABC has been a regular in this game, with its six year consecutive championship run, the Frisch JV team had never won a championship and the school had not won any hockey

MGBL Minute

This past Sunday marked the official beginning of MGBL’s March Madness as they kicked off the playoffs in the fifth, sixth and second grade boys divisions, while the third and fourth grade divisions capped off the regular season.

The boys all played great, and there were several playoff upsets and a couple of

JKHA Hockey Team Completes a Perfect Season as They Capture the YMSSA Cup

The Kushner Cobras boys Middle School hockey team capped off their undefeated season with a victory over the Yavneh Red Hawks in the championship game. After a scoreless first period, JKHA scored two goals early in the second. The first goal was by Cobras captain Eitan Kaynan and the second by captain Max Orbach. Itai Merlin played

Local Wrestler MB Klyman Heads to the 20th Maccabiah Games

Seventeen years ago, MB Klyman stepped onto a wrestling mat for the first time and instantly fell in love with the sport. Klyman wrestled for four years at TABC, but shattered his spine in a match and was confined to a brace for months. After intense rehab, he had the opportunity to wrestle at Rutgers University, but had to refuse

The Jewish Link and Gotham Burger Sportstar of the Week: Yakira (Kiki) Keiser

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger would like to recognize 14-year-old Yakira (Kiki) Keiser as this week’s sportstar of the week. Keiser is a vital part of the Noam Lady Knights, a team that is the heavy favorite to complete a perfect season and win the championship this Sunday. She recently helped the Lady Knights

Bruriah Lightning Strikes Twice With Back to Back Championship Games

The Bruriah Lightning is on an unprecedented fiery run this season as both the volleyball team and basketball team have blown away their competition all season to reach the Yeshiva League championships.

The volleyball final was held on March 16 at Bruriah, against Magen David.

CMEK Men’s League Is Off to a Hot Start

Though it’s the cold of winter, the CMEK men’s league is off to a hot start. The league is comprised of eight teams from various regions of the Metropolitan area, with four of them having ties to the Jewish community. Every game has been competitive and after a month of play there are no undefeated teams.

SPORTS STANDINGS

Metropolitan Yeshiva High School Athletic League

Boys Varsity Basketball Playoffs

Championship

Date

Time

Home

RPRY Girls Basketball Team Is on a Winning Streak

The RPRY girls fifth grade basketball team won its first three games against Manhattan Day School, Yavneh and Ashar.

On Monday night, on Yavneh’s home court, the RPRY Panthers led the scoring and outplayed the capable Yavneh team from the beginning of the game. Playing tough defense and continually