Thursday, October 17, 2019


JLBC Athlete of the Week: Rafi Suss

Although he is only a second grader at Yeshivat Noam, 8-year-old Teaneck native Rafi Suss is a multi-sport star. Rafi is an invaluable member of the second grade CMEK travel basketball team as the team’s point guard, floor leader and high scorer. In a recent victory he scored 19 of the teams 28 points. On defense he plays center, is a stopper in the middle,

Yavneh Comes Up Short in Comeback

On May 23rd, Yavneh Academy Girls Hockey team traveled to the Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy to play in their much anticipated playoff game. After missing the playoffs last year a victory over the undefeated Kushner team is all they would need to advance to the championship game.

The Kushner Girls started the game with a relentless attack, that forced

Noam Sixth Grade Girls Hockey

The season got off to a bumpy start, after losing our first two games we had to re-focus our efforts and play as a team. After the second defeat our coaches stressed that alone we were a group of individuals, each with individual talents and individual weaknesses. If we continued to play as individuals it would be a long season. At that point, with the help and

Advanced Medical Imaging EHMC vs. Sinai Schools for the MGBL High School Championship

As the second season of the Mitch Gross High School Basketball league comes to a close, the games couldn’t be more exciting.  Last Saturday night featured two intense semi-final games.  Game one was a back-and-forth battle, as the 64-60 overtime score indicates.  Advanced Medical Imaging EHMC took an early lead led by James Weiss, who scored 15 of his game-high 28

JLBC Athlete of the week: Amalya Knapp

Nine-year-old Teaneck native Amalya Knapp is a competitive USAG gymnast currently training for her Level 8 season. Amalya got her first taste for gymnastics at the young age of 2, and the love affair has continued ever since. Her coaches were immediately drawn to her talent, combined with a focus and drive rarely seen in someone so young.

After several

Moriah’s First Annual Team Dinner is a Huge Success

The Moriah School held their First Annual “Moriah Team Dinner.”  Over 200 students & parents came together to celebrate the partnership of working together on the various Moriah teams, all while raising over $14,000 to help support these programs.

A special presentation was held in memory of Asher Strobel z’l. Englewood native, Strobel was a proud

Omri Casspi Camp Comes to Englewood

For one week this summer, budding basketball stars have a rare opportunity. During the week of June 30th, Cleveland Cavaliers Forward Omri Casspi will be conducting an instructional camp in association with Tamir Goodman. Casspi was a first-round pick in the 2009 NBA draft and is the league’s only Israel native. Goodman was christened the

SAR Sting Wins 6th Grade Basketball Championship!

On Tuesday May 22nd, the SAR team accomplished something no other team had been able to do, beat Moriah. Coming into the game having been undefeated throughout the year, Moriah was a heavy favorite to win the game. While the two teams had a very close game during the regular season, most people assumed it was a fluke and Moriah’s height advantage would prove

TABC JV Soccer Storming Through The Playoffs

The Storm finished the regular season with a convincing 7-3 victory at Frisch. The victory gave TABC the number one spot in the playoffs and a home game against the same Frisch squad, the only thing between them and the championship game.

The adrenaline was pumping and both teams came out ready to play. TABC struck first, but Frisch quickly returned the favor.

JLBC Yasher Koach of the Week Frisch Varsity Girls Soccer Team in Championship

On Thursday night, May 22, Frisch Girls Varsity Soccer team clinched their spot in the championship game being held on May 28 at North Shore Hebrew Academy. The 7-1 win over Flatbush was a great accomplishment for the team and sends a serious message to their opponent in the championship game, the undefeated Central team.

Thursday marked the last home game not

Ma’ayanot Track Report

In their third and final track meet of the season, on May 13th the Ma’ayanot track team was once again the star attraction. The team has done particularly well in previous meets and was excited to extend its success to the final meet of the season. (Usually the track season only consists of two meets, so this one was a bonus—per request of the

Frisch JV Girls Soccer, advance to the championship game

The Frisch JV Girls Soccer team had an impressive six and two record going into the semifinals. One of the Cougars told the Jewish Link of Bergen County, that “they were nervous” to be facing Central in game, “because they this would be the first time the two teams faced each other. Since they are in different divisions, they did not play in the regular