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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Sports

Team Passaic Wins the Men’s Monsey League

The Passaic team went 7-3 on the season to earn the number one seed. In the championship game they started out slow, down 12-2 in the first. They regrouped and went on a 20-4 run to take a lead into halftime. Stellar second half defense and timely scoring lead to a blowout to win the championship 56-37.

Three Teaneck Brothers Make History As They Play Together for YU

Lior Hod and his younger brother Ayal grew up playing basketball in their home town of Holon, Israel, about twenty minutes away from downtown Tel Aviv. Competition between the brothers was fierce, and often led to brotherly scuffles, with the older, stronger Lior dominating his little brother Ayal—until Ayal’s

The Jewish Link and Gotham Burger Sportstar of the Week: Dovid Rozehzadeh

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger would like to recognize fourteen year old Dovid Rozehzadeh as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The Rav Teitz Mesivta Academy freshman is the only modern day “Bo Jackson” in yeshiva athletics, playing both JV hockey and JV basketball for the RTMA Thunder.

Kushner Cobras Wrestling Becomes First Ever Jewish School to Win North Bergen Team Title

The Kushner Cobras wrestling team is flying high after placing first in the North Bergen tournament this weekend.

The team arrived on Sunday morning ready to keep its momentum going after the recent win at the Morris Hills tournament. It was quite a sight, with the team members’

Yeshiva University Men’s Basketball Wins a Critical Skyline Game

The Yeshiva University men’s basketball team earned a crucial Skyline Conference victory over Purchase College, 79-77, at the Purchase College Gymnasium on Sunday afternoon. With the victory, the Maccabees advance their conference record to 6-2, and 10-6 overall, while the Panthers fall to 6-4 in the Skyline, and 12-6

Ball in the Family: Teaneck's Three Hod Brothers Play B-Ball Together for YU

Lior Hod and his younger brother Ayal grew up playing basketball in their home town of Holon, Israel, about twenty minutes away from downtown Tel Aviv. Competition between the brothers was fierce, and often led to brotherly scuffles, with the older, stronger Lior dominating his little brother

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger Sportstar of the Week Judah Greenberger

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger would like to recognize ten year old Judah Greenberger as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The YBH of Passaic fourth grader is coming off of an amazing TABC junior hockey season. Greenberger scored 33 of the Rangers 38 goals during the season. His postseason performance

TABC Storm Ice Hockey Defeats JEC Thunder

On January 8, the TABC Storm ice hockey team faced off against the JEC Thunder in what would be a thriller all the way until the end. TABC was quick off the drop, playing well offensively, throwing a number of shots on net in the first three minutes. JEC’s goalie played strong, protecting the net with some big

Former NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire Leading Team Yachad at 10K Marathon in Jerusalem

Jerusalem, Israel—Yachad, the National Council for Jewish Disabilities, announced that former NBA all-star basketball player Amar’e Stoudemire will be leading Yachad’s Jerusalem Marathon team this March. Proceeds will go directly to help those with disabilities attend many of Yachad’s famous Shabbatonim, summer programs and

In Beit Shemesh, American-Israeli Baseball Fans Will Get Their Field of Dreams

On an unseasonably warm Friday in early January, the tune of “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” drew more than 100 baseball fans to an empty lot in the center of Beit Shemesh, a small town nestled in the hills outside Jerusalem. In a country where Little League Baseball is unheard of and Cracker Jack snacks are

YU Men’s Basketball Edged by Farmingdale State

The Yeshiva University men’s basketball team suffered a 69-60 loss to the Farmingdale State Rams at the Max Stern Athletic Center on Monday evening. The defeat dropped the Maccabees to 4-2 in Skyline play and 8-6 overall. The Rams remain undefeated in conference contests at 8-0, while advancing to 12-5 overall.

MTA Lions Defeat Ramaz Varsity Basketball Rams

On Wednesday night, January 11, following the JV victory against Westchester, the varsity MTA Lions hosted the Ramaz Rams. Early on, the game was close with each team being unable to take a lead of more than a couple of points, until the end of the first half when senior Aryeh Halpert scored a buzzer beater three. MTA came out in