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Sunday, December 08, 2019

Sports

Bruriah Lightning on Fire

The Bruriah Lightning got off to a slow start when the team visited Frisch for its fourth game of the season. Entering the game with an impressive 3-0 record, the visitors found themselves down 4-3 halfway through the game. Daphna Becker led off the 5 th with a solo home run, tying the score at 4. A few batters later, Elisheva Pfeiffer stepped into

Rapids Cool the Heat

On May 14th, the Ma’ayanot Rapids hockey team traveled to Heschel to go up against the Heschel Heat. Ma’ayanot won 5-0, with goals scored by Yonina Silverman, Alex Fuchs, Tehila Azar, and two by Ally Margulies.

Congratulations to the Rapids on their win!

By Liat Clark, hockey team manager

JLBC Sports Star of the Week—Daniel Landa

Daniel Landa had a big week for his PAL Bronco Mets team. In leading his team to a 3-0 record for the week, Daniel hit .750 with 2 home-runs, 2 triples and 7 RBI. In his final at-bat of the week, Daniel was intentionally walked to try and limit the damage he caused.

Daniel has helped lead his team to a 5-1 record and a share of first place in the

Israel Celebrates As Maccabi Tel Aviv Wins European Basketball Title

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Defying most prognosticators, Israeli underdog Maccabi Tel Aviv won its sixth European basketball title on Sunday, with a 98-86 victory over Real Madrid at the Mediolanum Forum in Milan. After the final buzzer sounded, Maccabi players and coaches celebrated on the court while the more than 9,000 Maccabi fans who

Teaneck’s Own Named Cyclones New Head Bat Boy

Teaneck native, Joey Goffstein, has been named the new Head Bat Boy & Assistant Clubhouse Manager for the Brooklyn Cyclones. Goffstein had served as the Newark Bears Head Batboy from April 2009 until September 2013, when the team folded. He was also the Assistant Clubhouse Manager from May 2011.

Goffstein served as bat boy for the Cyclones for a

Maayanot Softball Team to Host First Round of Playoffs

The Ma’ayanot Rapids softball team, now standing at 6-1 with one game remaining, has had a terrific season. Behind the pitching combination of senior co-captain Ally Margulies and freshman Noa Applebaum, the team has outscored its opponents 65-18, with three games ending in shut-outs.  Solid hitting from sophomore Elisheva Katz, junior co-captain Alex

Yavneh 6th Grade Girls, Going to the Championship

Yavneh’s last game before Pesach was against Moriah and they lost in overtime 19-18, so this playoff game against their rival was particularly suspenseful.

The beginning of the game was tense. Moriah was in the lead for most of the first quarter and second, but Yavneh remained closely behind. Our man-to-man defense was not stopping their scorers and

SPORTS

TABC Varsity Soccer Repeats as NJ Division Regular Season Champions

On the last day of the regular season, the Storm Varsity soccer team clashed with the Kushner Cobras. TABC was trying to avenge its only loss of the season suffered several weeks earlier. More importantly, the first place in the NJ division and the overall playoff seeding was at stake.

TABC started the game by applying relentless pressure on Kushner.

Tamir Goodman and Zone 190 Come To Bergen County

BPY was rocking this past Tuesday as CMEK hosted a free basketball training session with Tamir Goodman. Tamir was in town from Ohio running a basketball clinic to demonstrate his Zone 190 Basketball Invention. Students Athletes and their parents from BPY, Yavneh, Noam, Moriah, RYNJ, and SSDS and surrounding Bergen County Schools had a wonderful night

Maayanot JV Soccer in the Playoffs

Starting the first round of the playoffs against Central, the Ma’ayanot Rapids soccer team scored six times before the end of the first half. Goals were scored by freshman Aleeza Berkowitz in the first quarter, followed by freshman Amanda Solomon. Then freshman Michal Mizrahi scored two goals at the beginning of the second quarter followed by another from

Yavneh Hockey Advances to Championship

The Yavneh Academy Avalanche and the SAR Stingrays met Monday at Yavneh for a playoff game.

With Yavneh coach Aliza Hiller cheering them on, just minutes into the first period Chaya Ross scored with an assist by Stephanie Appelbaum.

At the beginning of the second period, SAR scored. By the middle of the period, both teams had had many chances