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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Sports

Noam Knights Are Eighth Grade YMSSA Champions

The eighth grade Noam Knights boys basketball team won the yeshiva league championship last week, defeating the SAR Sting 45-39. Noam finished the regular season 9-1 and had home-court advantage throughout the playoffs. Their first-round playoff game was a tough, hard fought win against RYNJ. In the semis, Noam found their

SAR Seventh Grade Boys Defeat Moriah in the YMSSA Seventh Grade Championship Game

On March 19, the SAR seventh grade boys basketball team defeated Moriah in the championship for the second year in a row. On championship night, the TABC gym was filled to capacity with fans who wanted to win the championship almost as badly as the players. Many students and faculty came out to support both teams with tremendous

Yeshiva High School Ice Hockey and First-Ever ‘Winter Classic’

Yeshiva high school ice hockey is continuing to reach new heights with the first complete season coming to an end with playoffs already underway. All teams involved this season have made incredible strides in their play with hard work and more and more ice time. The not unexpected but equally amazing part is the reaction from the

Retirement: Part III

You’ve heard me talk about the swim.

(Two hours and 20 minutes to swim 2.4 miles.)

You’ve hear me talk about the run.

(A full 26.2 mile marathon before midnight.)

But if

Record-Breaking 337 Runners Join Jerusalem Marathon to Benefit Team OurPlace

(Courtesy of Our Place) Having started with a fledgling team of 40 runners in the 2016 Jerusalem Marathon, Team OurPlace skyrocketed from 120 runners in 2018 to 337 runners in this year’s event, including over 300 gap-year yeshiva and seminary students—the largest number of any charity participating in this

MTA Varsity Lions Win Tier II Sarachek Championship; Earn Right to Name Coach’s Baby

When March 4, otherwise known as Sarachek Selection Monday, arrived and the seeds of the tournament were revealed, the Lions were determined to become the Tier II champions. Coach Weissberg even offered a great incentive to encourage the team to play their best—if they went undefeated, they would be able to pick his

MGBL Minute

In a defensive battle, Knoll Orthodontics defeated The Rothenberg Law Firm LLP team 42-31, to capture the 7/8 grade boys championship. The game was close throughout with both teams playing strong defense and limiting second chance opportunities. The game pitted the surprising 11th

Bruriah Middle School Swimmer Wows Crowd

Avital Schlissel wowed the crowd at this season’s last swim meet. Competing against high-school swimmers, she earned eight points for Bruriah’s Dolphinz. Congratulations!

North Shore Beats MTA at Emunah Rubenstein Memorial JV Basketball Tournament

The 2019 version of the Emunah Rubenstein Memorial JV Basketball Tournament was a special event, as the 10 participating teams played over the course of six days following the league’s postseason rather than the middle of the season. As a result, teams that didn’t win the league championship were hungry to

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Eli Brickman

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 13-year-old Eli Brickman as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The eighth grader at the Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy is “brick” wall that carried the Kushner Cobras to the YMSSA championship game last week. In the championship game he turned

Original RKYHS Varsity Basketball Team Challenges Current RKYHS Varsity Team

The Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School opened in the fall of 1997 with its first freshman class. Originally called KYHS, the high school formed its first basketball team in the 1999-2000 season. The alumni that were on that original KYHS team came back to the building last Saturday night to take on the current RKYHS varsity basketball

The undefeated Yavneh Academy Red Hawks girls hockey team