Friday, February 23, 2018


MGBL Minute

This week’s spotlight game takes us to the Ben Porat Yosef gym where the Wolverines were playing the Grand & Essex team on court number one. Liana Kahan got the scoring started for the Wolverines, as she collected six of her game high 13 points in the first

TABC Varsity Hockey Wins Hard-Fought Victory Over SAR

The TABC Storm varsity hockey team traveled to the Bee Hive in Riverdale, Saturday night, for a battle of the unbeatens. SAR came into the game 4-0 and was averaging 10 goals per game. TABC came in at 2-0.

From the drop of the puck, the action was fast and furious. Midway through the first

AAU Thunder Are Hoop Heaven Champions

The Thunder team just celebrated their championship win in the Hoop Heaven Bergen County AAU league. The team is made up of local yeshiva boys from Frisch and TABC and is coached by Dr. Burt Wisotsky, who volunteers his time to coach this 10th grade team of all-stars, despite not having a kid on the team.

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Caleb Wolin

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 14-year-old Caleb Wolin as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County eighth grader is coming off a terrific season as the ace pitcher for the TBO 14U travel team. One of Caleb’s coaches told the JLNJ

Moriah Seventh and Eighth Grade Girls Basketball Team Starts Season With Win

The Moriah seventh and eighth grade girls basketball team had an awesome first win against Hillel, a really tough opponent. It was a close game and they played with so much heart!


MTA Hockey JV Lions Score Victory Over North Shore Stars

Coming off an unexpected tie against the Kushner Cobras, the MTA JV Lions hosted the North Shore Stars in the Lion’s Den on a cold Sunday afternoon. Coming into the game, the Stars were 2-1 and the Lions were 1-1-1, both teams needing a win. The game started slowly in the first period for both teams, with goalies not seeing much

TABC Shuts out MTA 4-0 in JV Hockey

TABC’s JV hockey team had its second shutout win last week against the MTA Lions. From the depths of the basement Lions Den, TABC fans (parents, students and many alumni) could be heard cheering on the STORM as they played a well-executed game against their opponent.


Bruriah Lightning Strikes Against Ma’ayanot Rapids

On the eve of November 14, Bruriah welcomed the Ma’ayanot Rapids to their home court in Elizabeth and were looking to add another win to their 1-0 record. With all 12 girls rearing and ready to go, the Lightning came out strong and ready to strike. Though the Rapids attempted to put up a fight, they quickly discovered they were no match

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