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Friday, February 23, 2018

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Kushner Cobras Triumph at Wittenberg

“I think I can, I think I can, I think I can…” Just like the childhood story of “The Little Engine That Could,” the Kushner Cobras wrestling team spent a long time climbing that daunting mountain. It was a storybook journey that took the team from last place straight to the top. Kushner, a school much

Frisch Ice Hockey Dominates Beyond Yeshiva League

The Frisch Cougars are well known around the yeshiva league for their athletic prowess, with many of Frisch’s teams dominating year after year, but the school recently expanded this triumph out of Jewish circles with its success on the ice. Just three years after they began playing varsity ice hockey at a state

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This weeks spotlight game takes us to Yeshivat Ben Porat Yosef on a snowy motzei Shabbos, despite the inclement weather team E.W. Berger faced off against the ever talented Confei team.

E.W. Berger, looking for their first victory of the season came out running and

AIFL Spring Session Early Bird Ends Soon

Winter football with AIFL at The Arena in Paramus is in full swing with registrations filled up at 96 players. Although we’re still feeling the winter weather, spring season is on the horizon. AIFL Spring registration is now open. You can register your player at www.aiflag.com. If you register before March 1, you will receive the

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Hillel Glick

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 16-year-old Hillel Glick as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The Jewish Educational Center High School sophomore is a co-captain and shooting guard for JEC’s JV Thunder basketball team. At the Oren Grunbaum Invitational Tournament in Montreal

You’re Never Too Young for Bball Basics

Coach Bobby Kaplan was invited by his grandson Max Seligsohn to talk to his Moriah kindergarten class about his first book “Bball Basics for Kids.”

Assisted by Morah Bracha and Morah Lonnie and grandson Max, Coach Bobby talked about his book and, with the use of balloons, taught the young

Flipping Forward’s Jewish Female Gymnasts Keep the Medals Rolling In

The Jewish Gymnastic League was started two years ago to bring girls in Jewish gymnastics programs throughout the country together in competitions twice yearly. To date, participants have hailed from Miami, Cleveland, Monsey, Far Rockaway and both Northern and Southern New Jersey.

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MTA Lions Pick Up Wins at Henry Wittenberg Wrestling Championships

This past President’s Day weekend, 15 yeshiva wrestling teams descended upon the Zayat Athletic Center, long time home to the Frisch Cougars and new home to the Henry Wittenberg Wrestling Invitational. For the MTA Lions, the two-day tournament began on Friday morning, with a shabbaton component that started early Friday afternoon

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Jake Ratzker

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 23-year-old Jake Ratzker as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The Yeshiva University junior is a key contributor on the YU roller hockey team. This past weekend, when his team needed him most he came up huge with one goal and two assists against

Yeshiva University Roller Hockey Team Picks Up Two Huge Wins

Yeshiva University hit the road to Sewell, New Jersey in the penultimate weekend of the regular season looking for two much needed victories. With the Eastern Division of the National Collegiate Roller Hockey Association so tightly packed, the Maccabees could not afford to lose any ground in the final sprint to the

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Heichal Varsity Dominates

After months of anticipation, the Heichal Hornets varsity team played their long-awaited season opener. The Hornets started their season on Sunday night in Manhattan with a big win, 53-17. The Hornets’ world-renowned coach, Coach Omer, really has the boys playing inspired ball!