Monday, June 25, 2018


Frisch Cougars Are MYHSAL Baseball Champs

Sunday evening at Yogi Berra Stadium in Little Falls, New Jersey, featured a rematch of last year’s MYHSAL baseball championship game between the Frisch Cougars and the Kushner Cobras. The Cougars’ road to the home of the New Jersey Jackals was one that was improbable and, some thought, even impossible. After

Yeshiva Legends Face Off on the Court in ‘Our Place’ Fundraising Tournament

From the moment the doors opened at 8:30 a.m. for player check in, until the end of the second evening gourmet banquet more than 14 hours later, it was a day of intense competition and family fun at Our Place’s second annual Yeshiva League Legends basketball tournament.


Lakeland Bank Wins 13-12 for Middle Girls Championship

An epic battle that brought out the best of bats and gloves from middle girls on both teams, ended in a thrilling 13-12 victory for Lakeland Bank over Stefanie Diamond Photography. The two top-ranked teams in the fourth-sixth grade girls division were evenly matched and

Kids Race With Runnergize

Congratulations to the almost 50 boys and girls of Runnergize who finished their 5k and 10k races last week. The boys and girls both completed their independent training to reach between three to six miles in only eight weeks. The kids were glowing with pride and a tremendous feelings of accomplishment as they

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Gavi Greenspan

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 11 year old Gavi Greenspan as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The Yeshivat He’atid, fifth grader is having a terrific season for his TBO team. In a recent game he pitched a complete game shutout and collected multiple hits as his team cruised

Coach Greg Herenda of FDU to Offer Basketball Camp

FDU Division 1 basketball coach Greg Herenda, will again be offering his highly successful Basketball Camp and Hoop School June 25-28, on the campus of Fairleigh Dickinson University in the Rothman Center in Teaneck/Hackensack campus for boys and girls, ages 8-16. The FDU men’s team missed making the NCAA tournament this year, by one

Sports Scenes

MGBL Minute

Monday night was the much anticipated first game of the high school semi-finals as the Jewish Link of New Jersey team faced team Tree Point Play in a match up of two of the most potent offenses in the league. Tree Point fed big man Ariel Rivkin early and often as he scored the game’s first six points.

Hillside/Elizabeth Youth Finish Perfect Season

Congratulations to the Elmora Youth League Lugnuts on their championship win vs. the Thunder on Sunday, June 17. The team, made up of first, second and third graders from JEC and Kushner, had a great season, going 14-0-1 and pulling off a big win (10-9) in a nail biter game which went into two extra innings! The players, who make

The ‘Tribe’ Take Spring League Ice Hockey Championship

On Monday, June 18, a spring league ice hockey team, called the “Tribe,” and consisting entirely of Jewish 13-14 year old boys, won the spring league ice hockey championship at Floyd Hall in Montclair, after defeating Paramus 5-2. Paramus, previously unbeaten (10-0-1), faced an onslaught of shots and defensive pressure from the

Escape From Alcatraz: Race Day

I never sleep well the night before a race. I’m too excited to sleep, yet for some reason, I slept well this time. Maybe it was that my body was on New Jersey time that weekend. Maybe it was the peace of mind that comes with experience, which is surprising because something always goes wrong.

Gaters Win Second in a Row on Bieler Walk Off

On Sunday, June 17, the Shaare Gaters and Mighty Ducks gathered at Terhune park for a CBYMCSL softball game. It was a must win game for the Gaters as they went into the game with just a 2-5 record.

The Gaters got going early with a four run first inning highlighted by a Jason Berg three-run homer. Shaare