Monday, January 21, 2019


Baseball Champions Ron Darling and Tino Martinez to Appear at Kaplen JCC

(Courtesy of Kaplen JCC on the Palisades) The Kaplen JCC on the Palisades is pleased to host its second annual Sports Night of Champions, which will take place on Thursday, November 26, at 6 p.m., to support scholarships at the JCC. The evening will include an elegant strolling dinner, program with award presentations and


‘Step It Up’ Provides Unforgettable Summer Basketball Experience

Step It Up, a sleepaway camp centered around basketball, is eagerly gearing up for its eighth year of sessions this upcoming summer. Created and helmed by former D1 NCAA college basketball player Yogev Berdugo, who was also a player in Israel’s first professional league, the camp is open to boys and

MGBL Minute

This week’s spotlight game takes us back to Yeshivat Ben Porat Yosef where the undefeated Akari Therapeutics PLC team faced off against team Bellcar Electric in the first game of the day. The two teams traded possessions for the first three minutes, until Akari

SAR Girls Varsity Basketball Wins Glouberman Tournament

The SAR girls varsity basketball team won the fourth annual Steve Glouberman, z”l, tournament in Los Angeles this past week. The five day long event featured 10 girls teams and nine boys teams from schools around the country. After landing really late at night, the Sting woke up early for their first game

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Mendel Dashevsky

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 16-year-old Mendel Dashevsky as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. A junior at the Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School, Dashevsky is coming off of a first place finish in an inter-yeshiva cross country meet, last month. Rabbi Richard Kirsch, athletic director

Bruriah Sports Are Off to Great Start

Bruriah’s Lightning teams are off and running for their 2018-2019 seasons. The back-to-back championship volleyball team shares the top spot the B-league standings with SKA at 2-0, having taken road wins from Ma’ayanot and Shulamith-Brooklyn. With Coach Leah Pastewski at the helm, the volleyball team took the best of three sets at

MTA JV Hockey Lions Bring Home the Win Against YDE

After coming off a tough loss at North Shore in their first game of the year, the MTA JV ochkey team was looking to get their first win the next night, Wednesday, October 31, in their home, the den. MTA went in without their captain, Gabe Pudell (‘21), who’s out with an injury. The team needed its players to step up big time

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Bentzion Keiser

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize almost 11 -year-old Bentzion Keiser as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The sixth grader at Yeshivat Noam is a star for the Bergen Broncos, sixth grade Noam Knights basketball team and a stand-out player at Camp Overtime this past summer. When asked

Yavneh RedHawks Storm Back to Win Home Opener

On Thursday night October 25, the hockey season began for two teams looking to start the year off strong after equally disappointing 2017 seasons. The Yavneh RedHawks hosted the SAR Sting in a game that featured two hungry and talented teams looking to make an early season statement. After pregame player introductions and national

MTA Varsity Hockey Lions Win 10-1 Against Hillel

This past Tuesday night, MTA started off the varsity hockey season strong against Hillel Academy. The stage was set with the face off, which was won by Hillel. The ball flew back and forth, all over the Lions’ den for six minutes, with some great saves by the MTA goalie, Avi Daskal (‘19). It was around six minutes in and Ari

Shomer Shabbat North Jersey Avalanche Squirt Team Wins Philadelphia Fall Classic

The North Jersey Avalanche shomer Shabbat program was started in the fall of 2016. The program has since expanded to include three teams, comprised of children ages eight to 14, who now have an opportunity to play competitive travel hockey with a Shabbat-friendly schedule. The teams play out of the Ice House in