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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Sports

MTA Chess Team Wins a Share of the Yeshiva League Championship

Last Tuesday, the MTA Lions chess team ventured to The Ramaz School to take part in the semi-finals and championship rounds of the yeshiva league chess competition. The Lions quickly and easily won each of their seven semi-final games and advanced to the championship. In a four way championship round between MTA, TABC, Ramaz and

MGBL Minute

Last weekend showcased some of the top local basketball players as the MGBL High School Boys season kicked off. Each team played an exhibition game on Saturday night, and four teams came back on Sunday to start the regular season action. All of the games were close and competitive and gave all indications that we are in for another

Gotham Burger Sportstar of the Week: Hannah Nussbaum

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger would like to recognize 15-year-old Hannah Nussbaum as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School freshman is creating quite a buzz in the hockey world of yeshiva sports. Her Kushner Cobras have raced out to a 4-0 record, taking wins over Ramaz,

Kushner JV Girls Soccer Defeats Flatbush

On April 26 the JV Kushner Cobras girls’ soccer team defeated the Flatbush Falcons 4-0. With the guidance of their coaches, the girls were able to show their skills with confidence. The whole team is so proud of all their accomplishments so far and they look forward to the upcoming games.

Frisch Cougars Softball Beats the TABC Storm

The TABC Storm knew this game was going to be a tough match up. From the first pitch, the Storm came out a little flat. Zach Rothenberg, TABC’s ace, was not able to adapt to the muddy field and it showed throughout the game. The closest TABC came to scoring was when Shai Rosalimsky beat out a dribbler to third base to lead off the first

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Heichal Hatorah Loses Two but Wins Big

Heichal Hatorah varsity softball team is new to the MYHSAL yeshiva league. Although they have put up a good fight, they have not yet won a game on the ball field. This past Sunday, they traveled to South Jersey to play two games back to back. First, they faced the hard hitting Hillel team and managed to keep it a two run game into

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Shira Max Repeats as Gymnastics Division Champion

This past weekend, eight year old Shira Max competed in the USAIGC Downstate New York State gymnastics championships. For the second year in a row, Shira came in first in states in her division. Shira competed in the Copper 2 division, coming in first place in all categories. Shira placed first in the bars and

FDU Yeshiva ‘Jews in Sports’ Class Attends Yankees Game

Prof. Ira Jaskoll’s “Contemporary Problems: Jews in Sports” class is part of the FDU Yeshiva Program. Recently, the class attended the New York Yankees-Chicago White Sox game. They met Michael Fishman, assistant general manager of the Yankees, who is in charge of the Sports Analytics Department for the Yankees. Sports

2017 Martin Weiselberg Tournament Is Announced

On May 21, 2017, Yeshiva Har Torah in Bellerose, NY, will host the 2017 Martin Weiselberg Memorial Junior High Hockey Tournament. The tournament, now holding its twelfth event, is dedicated in memory of Marty Weiselberg, father of junior high and high school hockey coach and radio personality, Elliot Weiselberg. Elliot, host of

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger Sportstars of the Week: Gabi and Yonatan Benchabbat

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger would like to recognize Gabi and Yonatan Benchabbat as this week’s co-Sportstars of the Week. The Benchabbat brothers are key members of the Frisch Cougars wrestling team and placed very well at the Wittenberg Tournament earlier this year: Gabi Benchabbat—182 lbs, 2nd