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Sunday, April 30, 2017

Sports

MVP Boys Basketball Hosts Ninth Annual All Star Day

On Sunday, April 2, MVP boys basketball will host its Ninth Annual Boys All Star Day 2017. This year, the event will be taking place at S.A.R. High School in Riverdale. The daylong program features five all star games - sixth grade, seventh grade, eighth grade, high school junior varsity and high school varsity. The all star

TABC JV Basketball Bests YDE in Intense Playoff Game

The TABC Storm JV basketball team came into the playoffs as the number one seed and faced YDE, who was hot off an upset win over DRS. YDE brought plenty of fans who filled the TABC gym with noise and energy. This helped them jump out to an early lead, and finish the quarter up by four. The Storm and their fans responded in the

NJ Yeshiva Wrestlers Compete and Win at Wittenberg

The 22nd Annual Henry Wittenberg Invitational ended last week with two New Jersey teams in the top rankings. The Frisch School of Paramus climbed to third place while Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School of Livingston claimed second place for its second consecutive year. SAR of Riverdale

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