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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Sports

Camp Regesh, BencherFactory.com, Fair Lawn VFW and GOAL Consulting Claim YYL Championships

Junior Girls Division: Camp Regesh Padres Over the Goldman Orthodontics Cubs

Both teams having staged shocking underdog wins in the YYL junior girls division semi-final rounds, the Goldman Orthodontics Cubs came out swinging and took a commanding lead early on in the

CBY Softball Renamed For Harold Gellis

This past Sunday, the Bnai Yeshurun Men’s Club Softball League officially renamed itself in memory of Harold Gellis z”l. Gellis was a pioneer in the league, playing for over 30 years. He continued to play past his 70th birthday. And he pitched well, pitching shutouts and striking out hitters who were 50 years

TABC Captures First Baseball Championship

The TABC Storm baseball team defeated the Ramaz Rams in the championship game on Monday night at Overpeck Park. TABC had blown out Ramaz in the regular season and the Rams came to Leonia seeking revenge. The Rams kept the Storm at bay in a scoreless game until the sixth inning when the action started to unfold. While star pitcher,

TBO Crowns This Year’s Champions

In the fourth and fifth grade division semifinals, teams Cool Kippahs and EJ’s Pizza both dazzled the crowd in an exciting playoff contest. EJ’s Pizza took a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning with outstanding base running by Jack Abrahamson, who stole three bases in

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Joseph Segal

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 17-year-old Joseph Segal as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. Earlier this year, in Segal’s first track meet of his career, he led TABC to a first place victory. Coming in first in shot-put, first in the 800m run, second in the long jump, second in the

SPORTS SCENES

High School Playoff Report

The HS playoffs kicked off with four games Saturday night and two on Sunday. In round one games, Duff & Phelps defeated Akari Therapeutics Plc. In the first half, Duff & Phelps maintained a small lead throughout led by Eitan Pfeiffer’s 16 points and Liam Levy’s 14. Akari was led by Shmuli Coates’ 17 points.

Retirement? Part V: How Do You Train for Something as Big as an Ironman?

For a July Ironman like Lake Placid, I start training in December. There are 40 minute swims at 5 a.m., 60 minute indoor bike rides at 4:30 and the occasional six to eight mile run in the snow.

That’s called the “base phase.” By March, I start adding volume.

JEC High School Softball Team Wins League Championship

After starting the softball season with a shaky 1-2 record against division rivals, the JEC Thunder won their next five games, earning a tie-breaking sixth seed in the playoffs. They faced an uphill battle throughout the playoffs, but they were not to be deterred. Needing extra innings against DRS in the quarterfinals, JEC went

TBO Playoff Update

After the successful conclusion of the TBO 2019 spring regular season, the playoffs are well underway and the early rounds have displayed some very close and exciting contests.

In the second/third grade division, team Camp Shalom prevailed 4-2 over team Jump Into Shape, just barely holding on

New Kids on the Soccer Block Earn Respect With Winning Season

(Courtesy of SSDS Bergen) The 2019 Schechter Sharks boys soccer team kick-started the 2019 season with high expectations, being favored to make a run for the yeshiva middle school championship. The team’s journey began three years ago as sixth graders with the introduction of the school’s first-ever indoor

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Eden Schechter

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 17-year-old Eden Schechter as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. Schechter will be graduating from Ma’ayanot High School later this month. She has played a variety of sports over the years. At RPRY, her middle school, Shechter helped