Tuesday, January 21, 2020



Yavneh Hockey: A Thrilling Season

The Yavneh Avalanche’s season came to an end Monday night with a hard fought 2-1 loss against Kushner. After a season where the team has seen great improvement on the court and the formation of a hockey family off the court, everyone wanted nothing short of a championship win. Standing in their way was the undefeated, defending champions,


JEC Baseball, Perseverance is Key

As the ball was drilled up the middle, the winning run trotted home from 3rd and the Heschel Heat defeated the JEC Chargers 14-4 this past Sunday. It was the first time all season long that the mercy rule had been enforced on the team. Luckily, it was game one of a double-header and the Chargers had a chance to get right back on the horse just a few minutes

Frisch JV Softball in Pursuit of a Perfect Season

This year’s Frisch JV Cougars Softball Team is on the “pursuit of perfection.” The team, led by coaches Mike Sohn and Ilan Weitzman have finished the season 6-0, with high hopes for the postseason.

The Cougars this year are a special team. Star catcher and receiver of the most hustle/determination award, Isaac Aronoff, has been a presence at the

Teaneck Soccer Takes First Place

Teaneck Junior Soccer League’s U18 Girls team took 1st place in The Soccer Coliseum’s winter #2 session with a 5-1-1 record.

Bruriah Lightning on Fire

The Bruriah Lightning got off to a slow start when the team visited Frisch for its fourth game of the season. Entering the game with an impressive 3-0 record, the visitors found themselves down 4-3 halfway through the game. Daphna Becker led off the 5 th with a solo home run, tying the score at 4. A few batters later, Elisheva Pfeiffer stepped into

Rapids Cool the Heat

On May 14th, the Ma’ayanot Rapids hockey team traveled to Heschel to go up against the Heschel Heat. Ma’ayanot won 5-0, with goals scored by Yonina Silverman, Alex Fuchs, Tehila Azar, and two by Ally Margulies.

Congratulations to the Rapids on their win!

By Liat Clark, hockey team manager

JLBC Sports Star of the Week—Daniel Landa

Daniel Landa had a big week for his PAL Bronco Mets team. In leading his team to a 3-0 record for the week, Daniel hit .750 with 2 home-runs, 2 triples and 7 RBI. In his final at-bat of the week, Daniel was intentionally walked to try and limit the damage he caused.

Daniel has helped lead his team to a 5-1 record and a share of first place in the

Israel Celebrates As Maccabi Tel Aviv Wins European Basketball Title

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Defying most prognosticators, Israeli underdog Maccabi Tel Aviv won its sixth European basketball title on Sunday, with a 98-86 victory over Real Madrid at the Mediolanum Forum in Milan. After the final buzzer sounded, Maccabi players and coaches celebrated on the court while the more than 9,000 Maccabi fans who

Teaneck’s Own Named Cyclones New Head Bat Boy

Teaneck native, Joey Goffstein, has been named the new Head Bat Boy & Assistant Clubhouse Manager for the Brooklyn Cyclones. Goffstein had served as the Newark Bears Head Batboy from April 2009 until September 2013, when the team folded. He was also the Assistant Clubhouse Manager from May 2011.

Goffstein served as bat boy for the Cyclones for a

Maayanot Softball Team to Host First Round of Playoffs

The Ma’ayanot Rapids softball team, now standing at 6-1 with one game remaining, has had a terrific season. Behind the pitching combination of senior co-captain Ally Margulies and freshman Noa Applebaum, the team has outscored its opponents 65-18, with three games ending in shut-outs.  Solid hitting from sophomore Elisheva Katz, junior co-captain Alex