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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Sports

MGBL High School League Enjoys Championship Weekend

On Saturday night, June 18, the semi-finals were held at the Jewish Center of Teaneck and Ben Porat Yosef. After three of the four quarterfinal games went into overtime the week before, the fans came ready for more hard-fought, competitive games.

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Kushner Cobras Varsity Girls Hockey Completes Undefeated Season

The Kushner Cobras took home the MYHSAL girls varsity hockey championship this past Wednesday night, putting the finishing touches on an undefeated 2017-2018 campaign. Winning the game, played in Frisch against the Ma’ayanot Rapids, was no easy task. For Ma’ayanot, a trip to the finals was nothing new, having appeared in almost

Jewish Link and Gotham Burger Sportstar of the Week: Jonathan Kirsch

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger would like to recognize 16-year-old Jonathan Kirsch as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. Kirsch, a rising senior at the Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School, is coming off of a terrific season for the Kushner Cobras. Batting.450 with seven RBIs and 11 stolen bases, he

Kushner Baseball Triumphs Over Frisch, Wins Championship

Sitting on the grass at the Columbus Ohio JCC, after losing the first two games of the Jewish Baseball World Series on Mother’s Day, the Kushner Cobras were understandably dejected. Fast forward to Father’s Day and the Cobras flipped the script, defeating the Frisch Cougars 2-1 in a riveting yeshiva

FC Teaneck Thunder Soccer Clinches Back-to-Back Championships

FC Teaneck Thunder (U16) capped the spring soccer season with a dream run to an undefeated season, securing back-to-back championships in the competitive Northern Counties Soccer Association. After clinching last year’s spring 2016 division championship, the team had stumbled to its only loss in the season’s final game. This time, the

Competition Is Fierce at the 2017 Weiselberg Tournament

The 2017 Martin Weiselberg Memorial Hockey Tournament took place on Sunday May 21, in Yeshiva Har Torah in Queens. Eight junior high hockey teams gathered to compete for the crown of the most prestigious and the longest running hockey tournament in any age group in the tri-state area. The teams were broken up into groups of four, with two

SPORTS SCENES

The Jewish Link and Gotham Burger Sportstars of the Week: The Dads of the Myraj Lions

For many guys, once they finish their high school or college athletic stint, they face a decline in opportunities to compete as part of a team. While juggling career and family responsibilities, most have eased into weekly basketball leagues or Sunday softball, but a growing

West Orange MTL Majors Play All-Star Game

Congratulations to the West Orange Mountain Top League Majors All-Star players, including: Eli Brickman, Sean Felderman, Adir Kaynan, Ethan Sinnreich, Eli Spivak and Josh Teich. What an AWESOME game!

 

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Baseball: Final Regular Season Standings 7 & 8 Year Olds

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RKYHS Varsity Baseball Cobras Advance to Championship

The Kushner Cobras defeated the MTA Lions in dramatic fashion, 2-1, in the yeshiva league semi-final game on Sunday at Jannarone Field in Parsippany. The Cobras walk-off win was set up by a double from Sam Bernstein, his second of the game. Jon Kirsch legged out an infield single, sending Bernstein around to score the winning run

MGBL High School League Starts Playoffs

This past Saturday night kicked off the beginning of the much-anticipated MGBL high school playoffs at the Jewish Center of Teaneck. In the first game, Duff & Phelps faced off against Lincoln Equities Group. Daniel Hirsch lead all scorers with 16 points and team Duff & Phelps to a 58-46 victory.