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Sunday, April 30, 2017

Sports

SPORTS SCENES

Buzzer Beater Allows Frisch Varsity Basketball to Play Another Day

Coming off of an intense Sarachek weekend, the Frisch Cougars were fairly exhausted and knew that the playoff game against Flatbush would be difficult. Frisch had lost to Flatbush during the regular season but felt prepared to take them on this time around, especially on their own court. However, when the game began Frisch was

K-2 Giants Take AIFL Super Bowl Trophy

On Sunday, March 5, family and friends were on hand to witness history as the undefeated K-2 Giants faced off against the Seahawks at The Arena in Paramus for the Winter League Super Bowl Title.

The winning team consisted of Yeshivat Noam and RYNJ superstars: Noam Adler, Eitan Baron, Ami Borger,

TABC Hosts Semmelman Memorial Hockey Tournament to Benefit iShine

On Sunday, April 2, TABC will host the Fourth Annual Esther Semmelman Memorial All Star Hockey Games. The games are named in memory of Esther Semmelman, a devoted wife and the mother of Alyssa and David, who passed away on August 11, 2012, after a 10-year battle with cancer. Proceeds from the event will benefit iShine, a unique

Frisch Girls JV Volleyball Team Completes Undefeated Season

On Monday, March 13, the Frisch Cougars junior varsity girls volleyball team became this season’s undefeated champions after defeating the Ramaz Rams with a final score of 21-15. Both teams played strongly, but ultimately the Cougars won in the third game.

After winning the first game, victory

A First Hand Account of Team Israel’s Run in the 2017 WBC

[Editor’s note: Prior to Israel’s 12-2 loss in a rematch with the Netherlands over the weekend, the WBC team had been on a surprising roll, going 3-0 in the first round as it defeated South Korea, Taiwan and the Netherlands, and defeating Cuba in its first game of the second round. They are now out of the

Yavneh Academy Hosts ‘Meet the Author Day’ With Coach Bobby Kaplan

Yavneh Academy of Paramus invited coach Bobby Kaplan, author of the children’s book “Hoopsters: Don’t Be a Bully” to address 90 fifth-grade students. Yavneh, like other elementary schools in the Bergen County area, has integrated Kaplan’s second book into its anti-bullying curriculum.

TABC JV Teams Advance to Championships

Just one week after the TABC varsity hockey team came out with a double overtime playoff victory at HAFTR, TABC had a chance to knock them out two more times with a JV doubleheader at home for the hockey and basketball semis. The energy in the building was through the roof, as TABC had just finished color war and was ready

Connecticut Sun Rise to Win CMEK Women’s League Championship

Behind 15 points from Emily Branitz and 11 points from Kristen Kush, the Connecticut Sun defeated the Dallas Wings 41-34 to capture the Season Six championship. Branitz earned the playoff MVP while Kush set the single season record of points with 144 over the eight games

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RKYHS Sports Management Club Meets With Minnesota Vikings Owner Mark Wilf

The RKYHS sports management club had the great privilege of hosting Mark Wilf, the owner and president of the Minnesota Vikings. Mr. Wilf has devoted his focus to three primary areas since taking ownership of the Vikings in 2005—steps he has taken towards building a winning football team and bringing a championship to Minnesota,

Purim: A Marathon-Type Miracle

On March 17, I will have the privilege to run in the Jerusalem half marathon to help benefit Kav L’Noar. Running with me will be three rabbanim who hope to complete their very first 10k race through a new and exciting program called RabbisCanRun.org. But why would rabbanim choose to complicate their busy lives by committing to