Tuesday, March 28, 2017


The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger Sportstar of the Week: Avigail Schiff

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger would like to recognize sixteen-year-old Avigail Schiff as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. Schiff, a Teaneck native, is the proud co-captain of the Bruriah junior varsity volleyball team. Susan Rifkin, the athletic director at Bruriah High School, told The JLNJ, “A


Metropolitan Yeshiva High School Athletic League

Boys Varsity Basketball Standings

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MGBL Minute

Second Grade Boys






RPRY Basketball Teams Complete Undefeated Seasons

In a thrilling end to the regular season, RPRY boys’ basketball defeated Hillel by the score of 71-65. Playing before a packed gym, RPRY jumped out to a 14-5 first quarter lead. Hillel kept the score close and, trailing by three in the fourth quarter, Hillel made a three-pointer with less than a second left to force the overtime.

MTA JV Lions Open Double Header With Convincing Victory

This past Wednesday, the JV Lions basketball team hosted the Westchester Wolverines. The Lions press was unbreakable and they ended the first quarter up by 25 points. The Lions continued to dominate and ended up winning 81 to 23. The best moment of the game came in the final minutes when the shortest player on the Westchester squad sank a

Cobras MS Hockey Is League’s Only Undefeated Team

Heading into this week’s game, the Kushner Cobras record was 8-0 as they went up against the 10-0 Yavneh Redhawks. In an intense matchup, the Cobras went up 2-0 early in the game. They were held to a close lead throughout the game, and ultimately Kushner came out on top 4-2, making them the

Daniela Epstein to Be Inducted Into YU’s Inaugural Maccabees Athletics Hall of Fame

Every Monday night, the gym at Ben Porat Yosef in Paramus resounds with the bouncing of the basketball off the rim. Among the players of the independent league CMEK are two sisters, Stephanie Greenspan of Teaneck and her sister Daniela Epstein of Manhattan. At only 5’7’’ Daniela Epstein has made a name for herself in the

RYNJ Eighth Grade Basketball Jaguars Upset the Sting

On Monday, January 9, the RYNJ Jaguars hosted the first place SAR Sting, matching up for the second time this season. The two teams played at SAR last month, with SAR coming from behind late to take the W. This game was fought just as tough, with RYNJ leading most of the way, but the Sting was able to keep it close

TABC Sweeps the 2017 Hockey Winter Classic

On Monday night, January 9, the TABC Storm Varsity Hockey team traveled to the lion’s den to take on the MTA Lions for what was dubbed the “Winter Classic.” Playing against a team with two TABC hockey alumni, Yoni and Gabi Stone, the Storm coaches Mo Fuchs and Yak Apfelbaum knew that the Lions would come out fired up and

Little League Chanukah Tournament Is Played in Tel Aviv

Little League Cadets teams (ages 11-14) from the Israel Association of Baseball battled each other at Tel Aviv’s Sportek facility last Friday during the league’s annual Chanukah baseball tourney. Teams from Modiin, Tel Aviv, Kibbutz Gezer, Ra’anana, Lev Hasharon and Misgav (Northern Israel), who boast many new immigrants from



Boys 8th Grade Basketball Standings

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Winning Percentage

Moriah Seventh Grade Basketball Team Visits NY BRAT Factory

The Moriah seventh grade basketball team traveled to Manhattan for a game this week. With coaches Richie Schlussel and Daniel Tamir, the team went out to NY BRAT Factory after the game. Nothing like some good food after a big win.