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Sunday, November 19, 2017

Sports

Yavneh Academy Marks Annual Benjy Schwartz Memorial 5K

Yavneh Academy held its 13th Annual 5K /1 Mile Fun Run on Sunday, November 12, at the Westfield Garden State Plaza. The Benjamin Schwartz Memorial 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk is named for the brother of Yavneh parent (and JLNJ Co-Publisher) Mendy Schwartz and drew over 1,000 people who helped to raise

Yeshivat Frisch Cougars Celebrate Athletic Achievements

Athletics at Yeshivat Frisch are going strong heading into the winter, with double girls varsity and volleyball team wins at the end of October. At the same time, last year’s champion girls JV volleyball team raised their banner in the Frisch gym. Meanwhile, Cougars took second place in the boys varsity basketball

TABC Storms Yeshiva League, Winning Top Finishes in Track Meet

For the third straight year, the TABC’s cross country track team has taken home first place in the yeshiva league. Senior Yaakov Weider placed first finishing the 5k in 21:25, sophomore Ezra Seplowitz came in a close second at 21:28 and senior Yaakov Zimberg placed third on the team with a time of 25:48. Thanks to coaches Benjy

Kushner Cobras Cross Country Team Looks Toward the Future

Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School’s cross country team just completed a strong season, led this year by seven committed runners who put in time and effort to ensure that this would be a stand out season for the team and hopefully a springboard for future successes. With a lag in participation the last few years, the team seems to

SPORTS SCENES

MGBL Minute

This week’s spotlight game takes us to the Ben Porat Yosef back gym with Bellcar Electric taking on the Triumph Hotels team. Bellcar Electric got the scoring started with Leora Wasserman’s jumper. Triumph Hotel’s Ariella Friedlander answered back with a basket of her own.

Metropolitan Yeshiva High School Athletic League MYHSAL

oys Varsity Basketball Standings

Western Division

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Winning Percentage

‘Swish for Sderot’ Basketball Tournament Gets UnderWay

The second annual American Friends of Sderot (AFS) eighth grade yeshiva day school boys basketball tournament got underway this past week. Fourteen yeshiva day schools from the New York/New Jersey area, divided into different regions, are participating in this unique fundraising event. During the month of November each

AIFL Flag Football League Plays Championship Sunday

This Sunday, Nov 19, the AIFL Bergen County Flag Football League will wrap up its fall season. After a lot of exciting games this past Sunday, the championship games are set:

In the K-1 division—#1 seed Saints will host #2 seed Giants.

In the 2-3

SAR HS Girls Varsity Volleyball Starts Off Strong

The SAR girls varsity volleyball team is off to a strong start at 3-0. The team consists of seven seniors and six juniors and is led by four senior captains: Ayelet Kalfus, Liana Lapp, Rebecca Spitzer and Hayley Yurowitz. They have been playing together for four years now, showing great team unity and team spirit. Working together as a team

Bergenfield Gets a Baseball League of Its Own

Bergenfield residents are excited to finally have their own baseball league this spring, the Bergenfield Youth Baseball League (BYBL). Avi Rosalimsky, a longtime Teaneck resident, and youth leader, will be running the league and modeling it after the popular Teaneck town baseball league (TBO). While leading a youth group in early October,

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Gabrielle Hoffer

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize Gabrielle Hoffer as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. Gaby is nine years old and in fourth grade at Yeshivat Noam. She’s having an amazing MGBL season so far, dominating games and leading team Nina Eizikovitz-Links Residential to victory the