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Sunday, August 18, 2019

Sports

Getting the Party Started: Super Bowl Celebrated in Jtown

Jerusalem—“The truth is, the Super Bowl long ago became more than just a football game. It is part of our culture, like turkey at Thanksgiving…like those holidays beyond their meaning, a factor in our economy.” These words, spoken by former CBS news anchor Bob Schieffer, reflect a new reality in the United States: that a four-hour football championship has

TABC Varsity Hockey Report

On Thursday, February 6th, the TABC Varsity Storm went into Frisch to take on the Cougars in a game that would strongly influence the winner of the MYHSHL Western Conference.

Early in the first period, Frisch took a 1-0 lead, but the Storm came back strong- scoring 2 goals off the sticks of Aryeh Pechet and Yehoshua Zirman to make the score

The Undefeated RYNJ Jaguars Looking Forward to the Playoffs

The RYNJ girls basketball team just completed an impressive 9-0 season. Under the leadership of Rookie coaches, Chani Hyman and Sara Wiener, the girls have been playing like a finely oiled machine. Defeating Halb (twice), Bruriah, Shulamith of Long Island (twice), Shulamith of Brooklyn, Barkai, and YCQ.  Our captains, Sari Alexander and Talya Markowitz, have

YMSSA Regular Season Wrap-Up

Monday, February 10th, will mark the close of the first regular season of the Yeshiva Middle School Sports Association (Y.M.S.S.A) 7th and 8th grade basketball. The league, under the leadership of Commissioners Dov Elefant and Dovey Forman, is the competitive basketball and hockey home of 18 local yeshivot.

Y.M.S.S.A is

JV Cougars vs. SAR Sting, A Battle of Undefeated Teams

The NYC Division leading SAR JV Sting rolled into Paramus on Motzei Shabbat carrying a 9-0 record and ready to take on the Frisch JV Cougars who carried an 8-0 record and held first place in the N.J. Division. What promised to be a real battle between top teams for the Eastern Conference championship turned out to be a blowout, a barn burner, and a nail biter

Bruriah A Team Report

Bruriah Lightning visited Ilan for an intense and important game. The last time these 2 teams met, Ilan won by a small margin of 3 points, but Bruriah was ready to take this game. Coming off of a big win against Magen David, Bruriah started the game off strong. Although Ilan played tough, on ball defense, Bruriah was prepared for the aggressive game and played with

Running For Inclusion!

After just completing another half marathon with the amazing Team Yachad (Daniel’s 2nd and Chani’s 4th), we decided to put into words what the experience was like.

Being part of a team that has so much heart and so much excitement, you can’t help but feel part of something unique and special.  Team members ranged in age from 13-68 and came from all

Ebony and Ivory

Take a bunch of children from two different cultures who have almost nothing in common but the love of a sport, and where once there might have been fear and hatred, understanding is reached, friendships are made, and a whole lot of respect is gained for each other through how they play the game.

This was the vision attributed by some parents to the

Frisch Girls, Division Champs!

Frisch’s Girls’ Varsity basketball team is, as of February 2, in first place with a record of 10-1. On January 29 the Frisch girls played Kushner. The coaches worried about not playing over the two week break, but as it turned out their concern was unnecessary. The team came out strong, playing even better than before. Frisch came out with a 56-33 win, the highest

TABC Varsity Hockey Report

On Thursday, January 30th, the TABC Varsity Storm hockey team was looking to get hot going into the stretch in a game against the JEC Thunder on ‘senior night.’ JEC, playing for its playoff life, was not going to make it easy.

After the first period, the score was 1-0 in favor of the Storm on a goal by Shmuel Levy. In between the first and second periods,

JLBC Yasher Koach of the Week: Itamar Ben David

Itamar Ben David just completed a stellar season for the YU Men’s Soccer Team. Ben David, a native of Tel-Aviv, was ranked 6th in the NCAA DIII in points per game, 11th in goals per game, and 13th in assists per game. He set Yeshiva season-high records by scoring 16 goals and assisting on 10 goals. He also scored a hat-trick in three games, also a Yeshiva

Ma’ayanot Varsity Basketball

The Ma’ayanot Rapid’s game against North Shore was an intense match for the varsity basketball team.

Ma’ayanot started out with the lead and held it for most of the game. The second half was neck and neck with both teams dropping several 3 pointers. The Rapids maintained a good fight with Rachel Sheinwexler’s speed and steals helping the team with 16