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Sunday, April 30, 2017

Sports

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

RTMA Upsets SAR in First Round of JV Playoffs

The JEC’s RTMA junior varsity basketball team has competed against the SAR JV this season in three classic games. Each game had meaning and excitement and major turns of fortune. It was the third battle, played on February 23, that was most meaningful and had the most impact on the two teams’ fortunes.

First Ever NNJ Girls Jewish Gymnastics Team Wins Big

Devra Markowitz, program director of Flipping Forward Gymnastics, has put together the first-ever competitive girls gymnastics team in northern New Jersey catering to an observant Jewish clientele. On February 12, the team competed in Orangeburg, New York, at the Jewish Gymnastics League’s Snowflake Invitational Meet,

The Jewish Link and Gotham Burger Sportstar of the Week: Judah Orlanski

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger would like to recognize fourteen year old Judah Orlanski as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The Yavneh Academy eighth grader is the starting goalie for the second place Yavneh Redhawks floor hockey team. When asked about his goalie, Coach Yaniv Besterman told The Jewish

Bruriah Lightning Volleyball Makes History With a Straight Run to the Championships

For the first time in Bruriah history, Bruriah volleyball is heading to the championships! Led by captains Chanie Klavan and Arielle Wenig, the Bruriah Lightning’s record is an impressive 9-1 this season, making them the division leaders overall. The championship game will be played at Bruriah, date still to be determined. Go

JKHA Synagogue Basketball League Completes Successful First Season

Adult men’s league, comprising area synagogues, awards inaugural ‘Kiddush Cup.’

Livingston – This winter season saw the formation of a new men’s adult basketball league in which area synagogues could participate. The league began in early December and

MGBL Minute

This week’s spotlight game takes us to Yeshivat Ben Porat Yosef. While some were getting ready for the NBA All Star Game in new Orleans, Team Jewish Link of New Jersey matched up with Approved Funding in an epic showdown of great teams. 

The Jewish Link of New Jersey’s Max

The Seventh and Eighth Grade Noam Lady Knights Win Shootout Tournament

This past Sunday, the Yeshivat Noam Knight 7/8 Girls basketball team competed in a one day shootout tournament in Mendham Township, New Jersey. After having successfully completed their regular season YMSSA schedule with an undefeated record of 10-0, the team was ready for a tune-up prior to starting the postseason. The tournament

Red Sarachek Basketball Tournament Announces 2017 Participants

Congratulations to the following teams for being selected to participate at Yeshiva University’s 2017 Red Sarachek Basketball Tournament, to be held from Thursday, March 2, through Monday, March 6.

Teams below are listed according to their seed.

  1. The Frisch

Varsity Storm Hockey Takes Down Lions in Close Battle

On Tuesday night, the Storm took on the Lions in a battle at TABC. After a scoreless first period, with both goalies making important saves, the Lions jumped out to a 1-0 lead. On the very next shift, the Storm tied it up. Going into the third tied 1-1, both teams came out fired up, and in the first few minutes of the period the