Rabbi David Bashevkin recently asked me:
“So an Ironman triathlon is 2.4 miles of swimming, 112 miles of biking, 26.2 miles of running?”
“Yes,” I replied as I watched the wheels turn in his head.
“How do you even train for something like that?”
That is actually the second most common question I get
MGBL High School action continued last weekend and despite the damp and dreary weather outside, the competition was heating up inside the Torah Academy of Bergen County. This week’s spotlight game was Aamatex Power Washing vs iShine. Aamatex Power Washing came out shooting with three pointers from Eli Saks, Eli
(Courtesy of MVP) On Sunday, May 5, MVP Basketball hosted its 11th annual Boys All Star Day at SAR High School in Riverdale. The daylong program featured over 175 players from yeshivas from all leagues throughout the New York and New Jersey metro area, including Bergen County, as selected by their
(Courtesy of YABA) This year’s YABA dinner will take place next Thursday night, May 23, at Congregation Ahavath Torah in Englewood, at 6:45 p.m. The list of honorees includes many former yeshiva greats, the JEC championship teams of 1974 and 1979, and Mark Hoenig.
As a freshman, Mark
The HANC Hurricanes returned to the Weather Center for the first time since November, this time to meet the varsity soccer Storm in the first round of the playoffs. Star player Uri Gulich returned to the lineup after an injury sidelined him for the last game of the season. Gulich exploded for six goals on the night and
It has been another fantastic year for RYNJ Jaguars Girls Soccer as the team wrapped up their regular season with a 6-1-1 record and are now headed into the playoffs. Head Coach Dara Zaer said that “teamwork, communication and dedication to both the program and one another” have been the recipe to their success so far this year
(Courtesy of MTA) Last Thursday, the MTA Lions took the one hour bus ride to square off against the JEC Thunder. JEC had started the season winless and were looking to turn everything around. MTA was coming off of a successful week and was looking to get their longest JV softball winning streak in three years. Both teams got off to a slow
HALB hosted a middle school girls basketball tournament this past Sunday. Four teams (two from the women’s only league and two from the Long Island/Queens league) came to compete and left it all on the court. HALB came out on top, defeating Har Torah in the championship game. Thank you Hustle & Heart Sports for helping HALB
(Courtesy of several MTA softball players) The MTA Lions and SAR Sting faced off on Tuesday night for an intense double header. Both games had major playoff implications. MTA was coming off a difficult loss to Heichal and really needed a win to get them into the playoffs. SAR was trying to keep their season perfect. SAR jumped to a
The TABC JV softball team came back from four runs down to ultimately thrash the Heichal HaTorah Hornets, 14-4, in five innings on a rainy and cold Friday afternoon at Votee Park. The Storm’s bats were completely silenced for the first three innings and couldn’t get anything going. That and mounting errors gave Heichal a 4-0
The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 10-year-old David Itzhaki as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The fourth grader at the Moriah School of Englewood recently completed a terrific season for the MGBL Coolkippahs team. When asked about Itzhaki, Coolkippahs coach Saul Stepner told the JLNJ,