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Sunday, January 20, 2019

Sports

Help Amalya Knapp Get to Maccabi Games This Summer

Teaneck’s own Amalya Knapp is a Level 10 gymnast and will be representing Team USA at the 2019 Pan American Maccabi Games held in Mexico City, Mexico. The Pan Am Maccabi Games are a celebration of Jewish unity, culture and heritage through athletic competition.

Being selected to compete in the

Help Send Yosef Zakon to Maccabi Games in Budapest

MTA sophomore Yosef Zakon has been chosen to represent the USA Basketball athlete team (junior’s league) in the upcoming 15th Annual European Maccabi Games in Budapest, Hungary. The European Maccabi Games are a celebration of Jewish unity, culture and heritage through athletic competition.

Estee Ackerman Wins Women’s Singles Event

Estee Ackerman of West Hempstead upset two time Olympian (1992, ‘96) Lily Yip to win the Women’s Hardbat Singles event at the 2018 US Open Table Tennis Championship held on December 16-22 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Ackerman lost game one, 21-12, rallied to win game two, 21-16 and was up 19-17 in

TABC Splits Against Two Tough Public School Opponents

The TABC Storm prides itself on wrestling against the best opponents. They take on both yeshivas and public schools throughout the season. In two recent match-ups, they won one and lost one against strong public school programs.

On December 17, the Pascack Valley

Bergenfield Youth Baseball League Is Back for Another Exciting Season

(Courtesy of BYBL) The Bergenfield Youth Baseball League is back for another exciting season! Last season, the Bergenfield Baseball League had over 160 players, ranging from second through eighth grade. Avi Rosalimsky, a longtime Teaneck resident, and youth leader, will be running the league once again, in a partnership with the popular

Avalanche Are New Jersey Youth Hockey League (NJYHL) Hershey Holiday Tournament Champions

Although Hershey, Pennsylvania is known for chocolate and theme parks, it is also home to one of the most popular hockey tournaments in the Northeast. Last weekend, a group of 11 and 12 year olds from the local area entered the tournament and proceeded to win the whole thing. What makes this victory even more unique is that every

JEC Varsity Beats MTA and Moves to Fifth Place in Playoff Chase

The JEC Thunder and MTA Lions were tied for the fifth and sixth (and final) playoff spots in the tightest and hottest fight for playoff eligibility in years, when JEC traveled to Washington Heights to meet the Lions on Wednesday, January 3, in a game with everything on the line.

On Saturday

SPORTS SCENES

YU Roller Hockey Team Is Counting Down to Second Half

(Courtesy of yumacs.com) With less than four weeks until the second half of the season kicks off, the Yeshiva University roller hockey team is hard at work getting ready. Despite a solid first half, the boys are anxious to prove themselves and make big moves in the latter part of the season.

Ten

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Sidney Gussen

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 9-year-old Sidney Gussen as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The third grader at Lowell Elementary is coming off of a championship for the AIFL Flag Football second/third grade Eagles. Gussen helped clinch the win by throwing the game winning touchdown

Frisch Stuns Ramapo With Five-Goal Third Period

It was a tough week on the schedule for the Cougars; three games in four nights. It started off Thursday night with a 5-3 win over division rival East Side at the Prudential Center’s Barnabas Hockey House. Next came the first of back-to-back games against big North Conference teams, Tenafly and Ramapo High Schools.

MTA Varsity Basketball Lions Extend Winning Streak

Following a crucial victory against the top-ranked TABC Storm, the MTA varsity basketball Lions had winning on their minds this week as they aspired to build on their recent success. The Lions’ winning streak continued on Wednesday, December 26, when they played against the Kushner Cobras. Although they started out slow, the