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Kushner Boys Volleyball Team Ends Season With a Bang

On May 11, the Kushner Cobras boys varsity volleyball team won its last game of the season. The opposing team, the HAFTR Hawks, pushed them to their limits, but they held their spirits high and fought back. The boys ended up playing five sets in two hours. The scores were 21-15, 19-21, 22-20, 14-21 and 21-14. Although they

MTA Soccer Lions Advance to Semis With Big Win Over HAFTR

This past Thursday, the MTA Soccer Lions took on the HAFTR Hawks in the Lions’ Den in the league quarter-finals. The game opened up with junior Daniel Libesman scoring off of the opening kickoff, which eventually would turn into six goals scored by him in the game. During the game, junior Benjy Bral and senior Daniel Silverstein

JV Heichal Hornets Defeat Harborview and Advance to Round Two

This past week, the JV Heichal Hornets defeated Harborview by the score of 76-51 in a first-round playoff game in the Young Israel Basketball League. Heichal, which entered the playoffs as the third seed, was playing Harborview, the sixth seed, whom they had defeated twice during the regular season. However, this did not guarantee an easy

MGBL Minute

This past weekend was a busy week for the MGBL high school division. Duff & Phelps and THESHPIELMANS.COM - # 1 toy on planet! split the weekend, earning Duff & Phelps their first win of the regular season. Confie picked up another victory to tie Herzfeld Strong atop the division at 3-1. Sharsheret squeaked by the Benchwarmers to collect win

Rapids Top Lightning in Mother’s Day Matchup

Normally when people think about Mother’s Day, they reminisce about the time their mom helped them with a dilemma or how wonderful she always is. And while that is a truthful statement, there is another wonder to the mothers of Ma’ayanot softball players. Many of the team moms came out on Mother’s Day to witness the

Ma’ayanot JV Soccer Rapids Return to the Championships

In an effort to repeat as champions, the Rapids knocked off a talented RKYHS Cobras team at the semi finals on Monday night. Led by solid goaltending from freshman Maytal Fuksbrumer, sophomore captain Penina Krischer had one goal, while Danit Forman and Kayla Zlotnick each knocked in two goals. Freshman Tova Kaplan led the team with three goals in the fourth

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NBA All-Stars Will Host Summer Camp in Israel

(JNS.org) The National Basketball Association (NBA) is preparing to bring an international program to Israel this summer in what will mark the league’s first official visit to the Jewish state.

The NBA’s Basketball Without Borders (BWB) program, which since 2001 has utilized 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