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Sunday, December 08, 2019

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MGBL Minute

Led by strong early performances by Galil Neuer, of Tenaflysmiles.com, with eight points, and Danielle Beckoff of Cellectar, with six points, the two teams played a close game as the third quarter ended tied 23-23. Things turned for Cellectar Biosciences in the final two periods as Samantha Pruzansky took over the

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The RAIN on Water Event Space Sportstar of the Week: Donny Book

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and The RAIN on Water Event Space would like to recognize 16-year-old Donny Book as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The sophomore at the Yeshiva University High School for Boys (MTA) has been a key contributor to the JV MTA Lions 4-0 season. Going into Tuesday’s game at Westchester, Book was

Kushner Varsity Cobras Ground Rambam Ravens 5-2

After starting the 2019-20 season with a perfect 3-0 home stand, the Kushner Cobras stumbled to three consecutive losses against quality opponents seeing two tight games lost to Frisch and a poor effort against SAR. Despite the early season adversity, the team got quality goaltending from Nathan Orbach in the defeats, who, leading into the

Golden State Might Not Be Winning, But MDY Warriors Are on a Roll

The MDY Warriors were on the road against the DRS Wildcats. Both offenses came out on fire to start. The Warriors led 19-18 at the end of the first paced by Elliott Dweck’s 10 points.

The second quarter was back and forth as well. The Warriors pulled out a lead heading into the final minutes but the

Bruriah Middle School Scores Basketball Victory

(Courtesy of Bruriah) Congratulations to the Trailblazers, the Bruriah Middle School basketball team on winning the first game of season against YDE with a final score of 32-25. Tova Flint, eighth grader, shares “Coach Rifkin is an amazing coach. She literally transformed our team. When I think back to how we played in the

SPORTS SCENE

Jeremy Weiss controlling the boards in Frisch’s victory over Hilllel.

SPORTS SCENE

In a battle for supremacy atop the Western Conference, the Ma’ayanot Rapids varsity volleyball team swept the previously undefeated Frisch Cougars to remain a perfect 6-0 heading into Thanksgiving. Outstanding serving from senior Tamar Pasternak (27) swung the momentum in the first set as the short-handed Rapids defended their

The Triple B Hockey Tournament Is Huge Success

A tournament called Triple B or BBB Hockey Tourney (Bennett’s Benefit Bash) was held on Sunday, December 1, at Mackay Ice Rink in Englewood, benefiting Chai Lifeline. The event was the brainchild of Bennett Burgida who is an avid ice hockey player, New Jersey Devils fan and a cancer survivor. He decided an ice hockey tournament

Weekend Swordfight

While many 8-year-olds spent their Thanksgiving break playing with phones or lounging around, thousands of their peers competed in the Cobra Challenge fencing tournament in nearby Secaucus. That may surprise people who associate the Olympic sport with young adults, but the upcoming tournament has events for children as young as

Yeshiva Ice Hockey League Kicks Off Third Season

Though it began with a bit of uncertainty, the Yeshiva High School Ice Hockey League finally dropped the puck to begin its third season. Due to mechanical issues last year at the rink at Mackay Park, the league was very much in doubt. The town finally made the decision to replace the system completely, thereby

MTA JV Basketball Lions Win 61-35 Over Kushner Cobras

Coming off a big win against The Idea School, the MTA JV basketball Lions came into the Max Stern Athletic Center on Monday, November 25, looking for their third win of the season. Winning the tip off was easy for Donny Book, as Kushner didn’t even jump, and it all went downhill for Kushner from there. Abie

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