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Saturday, February 22, 2020

Sports

TABC JV vs. Roemer Crew to Benefit Tzedakah

Last Thursday the TABC JV Storm took on the Roemer Renegades looking to raise money for tzedakah and to get ready for the playoffs. The TABC boys decided it would be cool to raise money for a “Home” and “Away” tzedakah with the game benefitting Project Ezrah locally and Migdal Ohr in Israel.

RYNJ Completes Undefeated Season

RYNJ hockey had come into this season with high expectations. With a core group of players who had played together for the last two years, and having gone from 2-8 to 7-3 and a semifinal playoff appearance, RYNJ was looking forward to having a strong season. They were not disappointed.

The

JV Basketball Ma’ayanot vs. Westchester Day

On January 29th the Ma’ayanot Rapids played an outstanding game against Westchester.

During the 1st quarter, the Rapids started the game by taking the lead, 13-4. Those 13 points were scored by freshman Jessie Orgel and freshman Leora Adler.

During the 2nd quarter,

Bruriah Basketball

Bruriah secured a home court advantage in the A League with a 49-41 regular-season finale victory against Hillel.

Led by senior co-captains Nikki Bick and Michal Hyman, the Lightning led by as many as 10 until midway through the 4th quarter, when Hillel made a run and closed to within 2. The Lightning,

Gotham Burger Sportstar of the Week Mo Proctor

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger would like to recognize Mo Proctor as Sportstar of the week. The 15-year-old TABC sophomore is averaging 20+ points a game, while being the focal point of the opposing team’s defense. Proctor displayed that he can handle the pressure when he hit a fade away three at the

Sports Scenes

Why is Everyone Wearing My Shirt?

Jerseyans Run For Chai Lifeline

As I walked into the huge ballroom of the Eden Roc Hotel last Friday evening, I was struck by two things. First, the ballroom, the site for Team Lifeline activities during the weekend leading up to the Miami Marathon and Half-Marathon, was stuffed

Gotham Burger Sportstar of the Week: Rivki Hook

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger would like to recognize 15-year-old Rivki Hook as Sportstar of the Week. Rivki has been an active athlete all her life playing softball, basketball, swim, and soccer. When her grandfather and role model Moish Koenig (a”h) passed away last March, she decided to take on a new

SAR Sting Captures JV Hockey Western Division Crown

Through nine games of the regular season, the SAR JV hockey team has exceeded expectations en route to an undefeated 9-0 record and its first division title in five years.

In his preseason rankings, “Yeshiva Hockey Guru” Elliot Weiselberg tabbed the SAR Sting as the fourth best team

SAR JV Basketball Takes Two-in-a-Row

The JV Sting soundly defeated Heschel last week, 40-30, raising its record to 8-1. SAR was led by Daniel Wisotsky’s 15 points and Sammy Sokol’s 10. Down 4 in a sloppy first half, SAR switched to a press in the second half and the players’ energy level was raised. Zach Reich provided an incredible spark off the bench, lifting SAR to

Lady Cougars Beat the Heat in Season Finale

On February 1st, the Frisch girls’ varsity basketball team ended its season (9-3) with a victory over the Hillel Heat. The final score of the game was 38-37, the sixth out of their nine victories to end with a score differentials of less than 3 points.

The Frisch Cougars were up by 6 in the

RYNJ Jaguars Hockey Making History

With one game left, the RYNJ Jaguars hockey team is on the verge of making RYNJ Hockey history, being undefeated and in first place in its division with 17 points. There have been tough games along the way, but with the leadership of coaches Steve Schaffer and Dov Elefant the team has been able to rise to the challenges.