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Saturday, February 16, 2019

Sports

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Benjy Shulman

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 24-year-old Benjy Shulman as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The Teaneck native is a TABC alum and a four year veteran of the YU roller hockey team, where he is the team captain and vocal leader. The star defense man has been instrumental in Yeshiva

JEC Thunder Wrestling Reigns Victorious

Last week, the JEC wrestling team defeated DRS and Westchester in a tri-meet, held at JEC. The team cruised to a hard-fought victory, winning 10 of 11 matches. The boys saw clearly how their hard work at practice translates into glory on the mat.

Ma’ayanot Defeats North Shore in First Round Volleyball Playoffs

The Ma’ayanot Rapids hosted the North Shore Brandon Lions on February 7, in Teaneck. The MYHSAL Western Division champion Rapids beat their visitors from Long Island in straight sets, 21-12, 21-17, 21-10.

North Shore (4-6 regular season) was never able to gain the momentum the home

SPORTS SCENES

YMSSA Boys Basketball Playoff Preview

With the league imposed championship date less than a month away, now is a good time to take a look at how the YMSSA boy playoff brackets set up.

In the eighth grade, eight team will advance to the postseason. Almost all of the teams are solidified and despite there still being several games to play the

Naaleh Eagles Add Soccer and Tennis to Spring Roster

After a successful first basketball season, the Naaleh athletic department will be expanding to include a soccer team and tennis clinics for the spring. Naaleh is excited to broaden its athletic opportunities, as the sports teams play an essential role in student development, bringing the values of teamwork, leadership and sportsmanship to the field.

MGBL Minute

This week’s spotlight game takes us to the back gym at Yeshivat Ben Porat Yosef, team Malka Abrahams-Links Residential vs. Congregation Ahavath Torah. Malka Abrahams-Links Residential’s Jonah Lerer set the pace early in the game, in the first half it was his dishing that overshadowed his

Frisch Hockey Team Returns to McMullen Cup Final With Win Over Dayton

Noah Petak scored five times, including a first period hat trick, and added an assist to pace Frisch to an 8-3 win over Dayton in the semifinals of the McMullen Cup Championship at Mackay Park in Englewood on Sunday night.

Frisch jumped out to a 4-0 lead before letting up a

Yeshiva University Men’s Basketball Edges Merchant Marine for 16th Straight Win

(Courtesy of yumacs.com) The Yeshiva University men’s basketball team grinded out a Skyline Conference victory over the United States Merchant Marine Academy, 75-72, at Liebertz Gymnasium on Sunday afternoon. The first-place Maccabees (17-5, 15-2 Skyline) extend their program-record winning streak to 16 games and reduce the magic number to clinch the

Sports Standings

Metropolitan Yeshiva High School Athletic League

MYHSAL

Boys Varsity Basketball

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RYNJ Jaguars Thank Their Moms

This past Thursday evening, RYNJ Jaguars girls basketball hosted Yeshiva of Central Queens in what was their final regular season home game before the playoffs. Before the game a presentation was held to honor the parents of each of the RYNJ girls basketball student-athletes. Coach Shaina Stiefel started it off with a speech

Ma’ayanot Avenges Loss to Ramaz, Wins Western Conference

The Ma’ayanot Rapids volleyball team ended their season with a win over the Ramaz Rams in Teaneck on January 31. This win clinched their Western Conference title, with a regular season record of 9-1.

The Rapids were in control throughout the match, winning in three straight sets: 21-5, 21-7