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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Sports

Kushner Girls Varsity Soccer Advances to Championship

The Kushner varsity girls soccer team beat the previously undefeated Central Wildcats 9-2 on May 15. The team’s goalie, Genna Grossman, did an outstanding job, and a special shoutout to Michal Shechter on her double hat-trick. The team now looks ahead to the championships. After a season of growth and teamwork, they are excited

Yeshiva University Men’s Tennis Finishes a Terrific Year With NCAA Loss

The Yeshiva University men’s tennis team concluded its historical 2017 season with a loss in the second round of the NCAA tournament to nationally ranked No. 8 Amherst College, 5-0, at the Amherst College Tennis Courts on Friday morning. The Maccabees are now eliminated from the NCAA tournament, while the Purple & White

Play4Partners Rewards Top Fundraisers

On Sunday, June 11, from 6-10 p.m., the second Play4Partners tournament will be held at Downtown Sports in Mahwah. Registration is free with a commitment to raise funds to support your team. Corporate team sponsorship opportunities exist as well, but act fast as limited teams are still available. This tournament will have tiered

Frisch Will Host Youth Lacrosse Clinic

Yeshivat Frisch is proud to host an Introduction to Youth Lacrosse Clinic, Sunday, May 28, from 9-11 a.m. for boys in grades two through seven. All boys who are enrolled at the various yeshiva day schools in New Jersey are invited to attend. The main objective, which will be discussed at the Sunday clinic, is to build a youth summer program

Dr. Harold Perl Joins Yeshiva HS Alumni Basketball Assoc. Hall of Fame

Unlike most kids these days, Harold Perl did not play basketball in elementary school. It was therefore not surprising that he was cut in the first round when he tried out for the JV basketball team at YUHS-MTA in his freshman year, in the mid to late 1960s. Fortunately his coaches were willing to give him a second look and

Gotham Burger Mother’s Day Sportstar: Vivian Gross

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger would like to recognize Teaneck’s own Vivian Gross as this year’s Mother’s Day Sportstar. Vivian was nominated by her three wonderful grandchildren: eight-year-old Yael Leba Gross, six-year-old Rafi Gross and sixteen-month-old Basya Gross.

Win Over Bruriah Soccer Clinches Kushner Cobras Playoff Spot

On Wednesday night the Kushner Cobras girl’s varsity soccer team beat Bruriah Lightning 9-1. This game clinched the Cobras spot as the fifth place team for the playoffs, when they will meet SKA in the first round. Prior to the game, the team welcomed back their goalie, Genah Grossman, who had been injured in the previous game

TABC Softball Storms Past Ma’or

On Wednesday, May 3, TABC looked to bounce back from the blowout loss to Frisch, as they tried to defeat Ma’or. Ma’or got off to a quick start scoring three runs in the first inning off of TABC’s Zach Rothenberg, but TABC knew that they would still be able to come back. In the bottom half of the first, they scored two runs of their

MTA JV Softball Lions Come From Behind to Beat Frisch

The MTA Lions JV softball team started their season against JEC with a rough 6-1 loss. After this defeat, the Lions headed to Frisch, where they found themselves in an early hole, down 4-1. But the Lions battled back strongly and scored three runs in the sixth inning to tie the game. Then, in the seventh inning, the Lions exploded

To Stay Afloat, Board the Ma’ayanot Boat

The mighty Ma’ayanot Rapids are back on their best game—softball. The Rapids started the season a bit rocky, but they claimed their victory over the Frisch Cougars, on April 27, in an epic game that will forever go down in yeshiva league softball history.

When the Ma’ayanot team arrived at Frisch

MGBL Minute

This past weekend was a busy week for the MGBL high school division. Herzfeld Strong is off to a great 3-0 start, defeating an undermanned Sharsheret team and the second place Confie team. Confie split the weekend by narrowly edging the Benchwarmers, 49-41, in a game that was closer than the final score.

Yeshiva University Inaugurates First-Ever Hall of Fame Class

This week, Yeshiva University inducted its inaugural class to the university’s brand new Hall of Fame. The event, which took place on Monday night in YU’s Belfer Hall, featured some of the best athletes and coaches in Yeshiva history.

According to YU, The Yeshiva University