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Thursday, May 23, 2019

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SAR Sting JV Girls Basketball Defeats Ma’ayanot and Wins a Chance at the Championship

SAR played Ma’ayanot for the third time this season. After losing to them both regular season games, the Sting was looking to avenge those defeats. The first half went back and forth with solid defense by both teams. Ma’ayanot had strong inside play by Klein and good dribble penetration by Tepler. SAR began to pull away midway

Frisch Varsity Basketball Tops HAFTR to Advance to Semifinals

In an MYHSAL quarter-final varsity basketball game, the Eastern Conference 5th seed HAFTR Hawks visited the Western Conference top seed Frisch Cougars. The Hawks defeated the Rambam Ravens in the first round while the Cougars had a first round bye.

The Cougars came out quickly playing very

In Memoriam: Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Harold Gellis

Editor’s note: The JLNJ Sports Desk originally published this article on June 8, 2017. We mourn Harold’s passing last week and reprint his “Sportstar” interview in loving memory. We extend birkat tanchumim to his family and vast circle of friends.

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and The

Project RSPCT Kicks off First Day of Multicultural Basketball Games at Frisch

On March 4, Project RSPCT (Recreational Sports Promoting Cultural Tolerance), an initiative created and helmed by 15-year-old Jonah Schachter, kicked off its first day of multicultural basketball games at The Frisch School. Over the course of the two hour session, students from Frisch and Teaneck High School were

MTA Soccer Lions Shut out YDE Thunder

The long-awaited return of varsity soccer, under new head coach Shlomo Amsalem, was worth the wait as the Lions shut out the YDE Thunder with a 15-0 win in the first game of the season. The game kicked off with senior Hudy Weiss and junior Rachamim Seltzer scoring three goals apiece. A surprising junior duo, Kovi Pahmer and Mendel Hein,

Kushner and Frisch Crowned Hockey Champions on Record-Breaking Sunday

On a Sunday that saw 10 periods of hockey played, the Metropolitan Yeshiva High School Athletic League crowned its 2019 JV and varsity hockey champions. Lawrence Middle School on Long Island, once again, became the focal point of the yeshiva sports world as, for the first time since 2016, four different schools competed to bring

Ma’ayanot, Frisch Split Volleyball Championships

This season’s MYHSAL girls volleyball championships featured a doubleheader of Ma’ayanot vs. Frisch. Both the junior varsity and varsity finalists were the Rapids and Cougars, respectively. So the two schools met on neutral ground (SAR High School in Riverdale) in front of an overflow crowd in the hundreds for a night

RYNJ Jaguars Are Back to Back Haymish Champions

The RYNJ Jaguars completed a perfect undefeated season defeating the Kushner Cobras 3-0 at a packed TABC gym. The Jaguars defended the title they won almost exactly one year ago. Both teams received great support from their family, students, administration and alumni.

After a scoreless first

JEC High School Hires New Coaches

JEC is excited to introduce two new amazing head coaches for the upcoming spring season. This year, the JEC baseball Thunder will be coached by Jonathan Gardner. Originally from East Brunswick, Gardner learned in Yeshivat Torat Shraga and majored in biology in Yeshiva University. A three year veteran pitcher (and captain)

TABC Storms Back to Third JV Basketball Championship Game in a Row

The TABC Storm JV basketball team is headed back to the championship for the third year in a row! The Storm avenged an earlier regular season loss to SAR and knocked the Sting off 53-34 to advance to the championship game at YU this Sunday against Magen David. The Storm’s trademark full court press has continued to give their

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Shea Cornick

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 17-year-old Shea Cornick as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The Rav Teitz Mesivta Academy (RTMA/JEC High School) senior served as the RTMA Thunder varsity hockey team’s assistant captain this past season and was one of the driving forces

RKYHS Chess Team Continues Undefeated Season

Congratulations to the RKYHS chess team on continuing their winning season with their victory over Ma’ayanot, defeating their opponents in all their matches. The RKYHS chess team remains undefeated.