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
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.
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
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
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
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
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 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
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.