Thursday, August 22, 2019


Sportstar Select: Week Seven Action

Central NJ Athletes Join Junior Maccabi Competition in Detroit

The Central New Jersey delegation spent the week competing in the Junior Maccabi games in Detroit against JCC teams from across the U.S. and the world.

TBO Donates Baseball Equipment to Israel

Baseball, a beloved game to most Americans, is on the rise in Israel. To that end, Teaneck Baseball Organization (TBO) has donated equipment to Chashmonaim’s four baseball teams. The equipment, including helmets, shin guards, baseballs and pants, replaced the Chashmonaim teams’ worn-out and sometimes hazardous

Sportstar Select at Camp Shalom Is Going Strong

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Yehudah Pinsker

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 18-year-old Yehudah Pinsker as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. Pinsker is a recent graduate of the Rav Teitz Mesivta Academy (JEC High School). Two of Pinsker’s most remarkable games occurred this past season as a pitcher for the

Let’s Bring Skill and Strategy Back to the Yeshiva Soccer League

If there’s one common denominator among official sports, it’s stability. Stability in equipment and environment choice are qualities that balance games, so each person is rewarded based largely on his or her merit. Without stabilizing factors, games can falter or even fall apart when coupled with uncontrolled

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Rikki Ashman

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 12-year-old Rikki Ashman as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. Ashman is a competitive gymnast training at level nine at Galaxy Gymnastics in Orangeburg, NY. She is coached by Jamie Winkler, Galina Petrouniak, Sergei Vaitenok and Josh De Michele. Ashman

TBO 8U Baseball Travel All-Stars Complete Stellar Regular NEBAS Season

While most of their contemporaries were busy spending the beginning of vacation time either at day camp or traveling with family, 13 brave 8 year olds were representing Teaneck in the now annual Northeast Bergen all-star baseball league which pits local towns against each other. This season, the American Conference, in which


Camp Mesorah Welcomes NBA Star And Gold Medalist Michael Redd

This past week, the campers of Camp Mesorah had the tremendous privilege of having former NBA all star and USA gold medalist Michael Redd on campus. Throughout Redd’s 12 year basketball career he was known as an extraordinary scorer. On one occasion he even had 57 points in a 2009 game, but more importantly Redd


Retirement Part VIII: Being Average

In the five Ironman triathlons I’ve completed in, my best finish time was 15:39:10.

(Is that good?)

The average finish time is 14 hours.

(So you are above average or below?)