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Monday, February 24, 2020

Sports

2019 Yashar LaChayal Boys Hoops for Heroes Basketball Tournament Is a Win Win

(Courtesy of Yashar LaChayal) On Sunday, December 15, Yashar LaChayal hosted the second annual 2019 Yashar LaChayal Boys Yeshiva Day School Hoops for Heroes Basketball Tournament at DRS in Woodmere. Eleven boys basketball teams representing 10 yeshiva middle schools throughout the tri-state area

Kushner Cobras Varsity Hockey Flatten JEC, Raise JV Banner

After years of dazzling success in middle school, but never any noise in the high school level, Kushner’s remarkable group of juniors now on the varsity team watched their 2018-19 JV championship banner raised in front of their families and classmates. It was a remarkable season to remember that ended in an incredible win against the TABC

MTA Basketball Varsity Lions Pick Up Important Win

Two days after MTA suffered a heartbreaking loss to the top seeded Hillel Heat, the Lions bounced back with an impressive win over the Kushner Cobras. The Lions started off the game shooting strong with several three pointers made by guards Ikey Gutlove and Yosef Zakon, but the Cobras offensive rebounding kept the game tight. At halftime,

Girls Championship Sunday Roundup

MGBL Championship Sunday saw the second grade final featuring the top seeded Nina Eizikovitz-Links Residential taking on the second seed Growing Smiles. The girls had previously played to a draw earlier in the season and from the outset it looked to be another

Ultra Marathon: Part 6

Monday morning, the day after the New York City Marathon. Thirteen days until the Ultra and I felt like I had been hit by a Mack Truck.

(Did you take a sick day from work?)

No, I put one foot in front of the other and made my way to the car.

An Upset Worth Remembering: How Ramaz Hockey Achieved the Impossible

“No chance” the Rams were told. Their hardest game of the season was about to begin. The Rams invited the Frisch Cougars for a matchup that many deemed would be a “blowout.” Yet, the Rams silenced all their critics. Despite going down early, Ramaz responded to tie. The game was a back-and-forth affair, culminating in a last second

DRS Varsity Basketball Hosts Frisch

On Saturday night, December 14, the DRS Wildcats hosted the Frisch Cougars. The Cougars, 5-3 at the time, came into the game looking to snap their two-game losing streak. The Wildcats, coming off a big win against the HAFTR Hawks, capping off their third straight win looked to extend it to four.

In the

Kushner Cobras Defeat North Shore Stars In Hockey Blowout

Varsity Cobras took to the rink to take down the North Shore Stars by a large margin. The Stars’ goalie fought hard for his team in the first period, keeping the game 1-0 before things opened up in the second and third. Kushner was too much for the Stars, moving the ball too fast and precisely for any counter to be made. All members of

MGBL Minute

It was an exciting day of quarterfinal matchups for the seventh and eighth grade division this week. The first game, top seed Cellectar Biosciences against eighth seed Rockwell Management turned out to be the highest scoring game of the day. Despite strong performances

TABC Juniors Lead Varsity Victory Over Ramaz Hockey

The TABC varsity hockey team recovered from a tough loss to Frisch last week, knocking off the Ramaz Rams 4-2 in front of the Storm faithful and improving to a 6-3 record. The Storm took their first lead of the game with under three and a half minutes remaining in the first period thanks to a wicked slapshot from junior Baruch

Coach Ang of FDU Women’s Basketball Team Leads Girl’s Youth Clinic

Coach Angelika Szumilo, of the Fairleigh Dickinson University women’s basketball team met with the girls who participated in the FDU Girl’s Youth Clinic on Sunday Dec. 15, along with assistant coach Megan, her staff and members of her team. The girls had four drills in the spacious court in the Rothman Athletic Center. Drills

The RAIN on Water Event Space Sportstar of the Week: Liana Weinberger

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and The RAIN on Water Event Space would like to recognize 18-year-old Liana Weinberger as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The senior at Salanter Akiba High School (SAR) steered the Sting varsity volleyball team to a convincing win at Hillel, with nine straight serves.