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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Sports

Ice Hockey Grows as a Yeshiva Sport

Floor hockey has been, for many, the only hockey choice in the Metropolitan Yeshiva High School Athletic League (MYHSAL), but now its ice counterpart is expanding in the yeshiva high school world. Ice hockey, once a rare luxury, is now growing at unprecedented rates. In fact, all four of the Shabbat-observant teams in the

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Michal Shechter

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 18-year-old Michal Shechter as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The recent graduate of the Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School had a terrific season for the league champion Kushner Cobra soccer team, culminated by scoring nine goals in the

JJ Eizik Sets His Sights on Bike4Chai Finish Line

For most of us, if we walk 3,000 steps, we consider it a good day. Now imagine biking 180 miles over the course of just two days. Now imagine being a cancer survivor several times over and biking 180 miles over the course of just two days. And now imagine covering those 180 miles over the course of just two days on a hand cycle

The Monday Night Miracle

June 4 will be a date etched in history all around our basketball world.

The Washington Mystics had nine lives as they fought and battled their way back to win the most amazing championship game in league history by a score of 81-79 in overtime.

“It was fun. We just never gave up because we knew we could win.” Those were the words from MVP

SPORTS SCENES

TBO and BBO All-Stars Play at Jewish Heritage Day

The TBO and BYBO (BBO) all-stars played four-innings after Sunday’s Jewish Heritage Day game with the Rockland Boulders. The TBO all stars won 2-0. Pictured to the right and below are some great pics taken on Sunday.

Kushner Cobras Varsity Baseball Caps Solid Season With Second Place Finish

The Kushner Cobras varsity baseball team closed out a phenomenal 2018 season with a 4-1 loss in the MYHSAL championship game to the Frisch Cougars on Sunday night at Yogi Berra Stadium in Montclair.

After losing seven starters from last year’s championship team, the young Cobras started the

Kushner Repeats as Martin Weiselberg Memorial Tournament Champs

On June 17, the Martin Weiselberg Memorial Tournament held its 13th annual junior high hockey tournament. Six schools from the New York and New Jersey junior high leagues converged onto Yeshiva Har Torah in Bellerose, for the chance to earn the championship for the only hockey tournament on any age level.

Hillside/Elizabeth Minors Win Championship After Perfect Season

On Thursday evening, June 21, the Rockies of the Elmora Youth League’s Minors division completed their perfect season with a 16-6 blowout win over the Mets in the championship game. It was a fitting end to a dominant season—the Rockies easily won each game this season by an average of seven runs. Comprised of 13 Orthodox 8-11

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Olivia Lefkovits

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 18-year-old Olivia Lefkovits as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The recent graduate of the Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School was a senior captain on the Kushner Cobras team that fell just short of a win in the MYHSAL girls hockey championship

Local Teams Sweep in Spring Ice Hockey League

In what has turned out to be one of the most stunning events in recent local sports history, all four of our local teams competing in the 2018 Floyd Hall Arena Spring Ice Hockey League, came away as champions. These teams went up against established travel programs and teams with well experienced

High School Championships

This past week, Tree Point Play defeated team MGBL 64-52 in the high school championship game. It was an exciting game with multiple lead changes, surges by both teams and close throughout. Tree Point Play received balanced scoring throughout and was led by Daniel Aaron and Ariel Rivkin, while MGBL was