Thursday, March 21, 2019


Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Max Schechter

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 17-year-old Max Schechter as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The co-captain of the TABC wrestling team, topped off another great year winning the coveted Aryeh Zinkin Yeshiva Wrestling Award at Wittenberg, last month. When asked about Schechter, TABC

Four Frisch Hockey Players Named All-State

Four players from Frisch’s hockey team were named All-State: Noah Petak—First Team Defenseman, Jake Fromen—First Team Forward, and both Jack Margolius and Jakey Zackai received Honorable Mention. Margolius, a junior, getting his first award, enjoyed a breakout season scoring six goals and 10

MGBL Minute

This week’s spotlight game takes us to Ben Porat Yosef for some Motzei Shabbat March Madness as Core Home Boys faced Redwood Funding in round one of the postseason. Redwood Funding jumped out to a commanding 16-2 lead at the end of the first quarter, with an offensive barrage orchestrated by Azarya

SAR Girls Varsity Basketball Wins MYHSAL Championship

Heading into the championship game with an unprecedented record of 25-0, the SAR girls varsity basketball team looked to end the season on a dominant note. Despite facing off with Frisch already three times this season, SAR knew Thursday was the night to prove it all. SAR understood that they had to come out

YU Roller Hockey Team Looks Strong at Regional Tournament

After another successful regular season, the Macs traveled out to Feasterville, PA for the ECRHA Regional Tournament. Despite finishing just two points out of second, the boys entered the weekend as the fifth seed out of eight, and were ready for their shot at their second regional title and an auto-bid to the National

RKYHS Sports Management Club Enjoys Shabbaton and 76ers Game in Philadelphia

The RKYHS Sports Management Club spent an exciting Shabbat in Philadelphia. The Lower Merion Synagogue welcomed the students and opened up the shul for their Shabbat meals. The students joined together with community members for seuda shelishit in the shul. The community also provided home hospitality accommodations. On

MGBL Minute

This week’s spotlight game takes us to Ben Porat Yosef for some Motzei Shabbat Madness, with playoff positioning on the line. In the first game on court one, Redwood Funding face off against Family First Funding. Redwood Funding got off to an early lead with hot shooting from Bentzion Keiser (six of his

SAR Sting JV Girls Basketball Defeats Ma’ayanot and Wins a Chance at the Championship

SAR played Ma’ayanot for the third time this season. After losing to them both regular season games, the Sting was looking to avenge those defeats. The first half went back and forth with solid defense by both teams. Ma’ayanot had strong inside play by Klein and good dribble penetration by Tepler. SAR began to pull away midway

Frisch Varsity Basketball Tops HAFTR to Advance to Semifinals

In an MYHSAL quarter-final varsity basketball game, the Eastern Conference 5th seed HAFTR Hawks visited the Western Conference top seed Frisch Cougars. The Hawks defeated the Rambam Ravens in the first round while the Cougars had a first round bye.

The Cougars came out quickly playing very

In Memoriam: Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Harold Gellis

Editor’s note: The JLNJ Sports Desk originally published this article on June 8, 2017. We mourn Harold’s passing last week and reprint his “Sportstar” interview in loving memory. We extend birkat tanchumim to his family and vast circle of friends.

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and The

Project RSPCT Kicks off First Day of Multicultural Basketball Games at Frisch

On March 4, Project RSPCT (Recreational Sports Promoting Cultural Tolerance), an initiative created and helmed by 15-year-old Jonah Schachter, kicked off its first day of multicultural basketball games at The Frisch School. Over the course of the two hour session, students from Frisch and Teaneck High School were

MTA Soccer Lions Shut out YDE Thunder

The long-awaited return of varsity soccer, under new head coach Shlomo Amsalem, was worth the wait as the Lions shut out the YDE Thunder with a 15-0 win in the first game of the season. The game kicked off with senior Hudy Weiss and junior Rachamim Seltzer scoring three goals apiece. A surprising junior duo, Kovi Pahmer and Mendel Hein,