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Friday, February 28, 2020

Sports

RKYHS Wrestling Wins Three in a Row

The Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School wrestling team racked up three straight wins last week defeating Morris Catholic, Hudson Catholic, and YDH. Coach Cilio believes the underclassmen and lesser experienced wrestlers are starting to step up and show noticeable improvement in their wrestling. Their hard work is paying dividends as

Gotham Burger Sportstar of the Week: Nikki Bick

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger would like to recognize 17-year-old Nikki Bick as Sportstar of the week. The 17-year-old Bruriah senior is leading her basketball team to first place.

When asked to describe Nikki, Bruriah Coach Susan Rifkin told the JLNJ, “From the moment Nikki stepped on the court as a freshman at Bruriah, it

Kushner High School Hires Swim Coaches

Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School has joined the few yeshiva high schools which boast a swim team, and is the only school to have a boys’ division. The girls’ team was the brainchild of Rachel Luxenberg, current RKYHS junior, and was in its infancy during the 2013-2014 school year. This year, the school has hired coaches for both the

SAR Varsity Basketball Sting the Rams

Last week the SAR boys’ varsity basketball team defeated the Ramaz Rams on the road, 60-42. In desperate need of a win to stay in the playoff hunt, everyone showed up to play and played hard from start to finish. Rafi Kubersky led the team with 12 points, Andrew Pitkoff had 11, and Simon Kofman came off the bench and scored 8. On both

SAR JV Boys Basketball Wins at Heschel

The JV Boys Basketball team beat Heschel, 60-44, raising its record to 7-1. Led by Daniel Wisotsky’s 22 points and Dovie Marcus’ 11, the Sting were up 5 at the half and went on a 21-9 run in the third to extend the lead. SAR rotated zone, box and one, and man-to-man defense and Adam Duitz and Hank Stein were particularly star-worthy on

SPORTS SCENES

Frisch Cougars, Ranked Number One in Jewish Hoops America “Weekly Top 25”

Jewish Hoops America presents a weekly “Top 25” poll; the voters’ take on the best Jewish boys’ high school basketball teams among the nearly 80 across the U.S. and Canada that it tracks.

Comparing teams who never play each other and have few common opponents is not a simple task. And

Frisch Cougars Complete Dual Comebacks in Games vs. Rival TABC

The Frisch Cougars and TABC Storm met in a Junior Varsity and Varsity Basketball Doubleheader in Frisch last Tuesday night. For the JV teams this would be the first of two meetings down the home-stretch of the regular season. For the varsity squads, this would be the only meeting between the two in a game that marked their first

Young Wrestler is Learning the Moves

Bergenfield--The only Shomer Shabbos member of the Bergenfield wrestling team, 10-year-old Z.J. Karasik (an RYNJ student), says wrestling is, “Perfect for an active boy.”

Dr. Bradley Karasik, Z.J.’s dad, says his son knew going in that missing matches was part of the deal. “There was no

Frisch Cougars Hockey Takes to the Ice

Ice hockey has officially entered the yeshiva high school world. Frisch broke the barrier and successfully started a program that is here to stay. The team is led by Frisch parents and hockey enthusiasts, Ralph Abecassis, Yossi Schenker, Michael Fientuch, and David Frielich.

Many Jewish kids

Gotham Burger Sportstar of the Week Rami Levine

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger would like to recognize 18-year-old TABC goalie Rami Levine as this week’s Sportstar of the week. Levine has a perfect 8-0 record this year with a goals against average of under one. Coach Mo Fuchs told the JLNJ, “There are two things I absolutely love about Rami

Metrowest JCC Holds Tryouts for Junior and Mini Maccabi Games

Tryouts for the Junior Maccabi and Mini Maccabi Games have begun! From now through early March, the JCC Metrowest will be holding tryouts for both of these competitions at two locations: their facility in West Orange and Golda Och Academy, also in West Orange.

The Junior Maccabi Games is a one-day event