January 13th, 2013- The JV boys’ basketball team defeated Heschel, 44-33, in an important game with division championship ramifications, elevating SAR’s record to 7-0. Despite falling behind 17-7 midway through the third, the Sting’s comeback spirit never waned and SAR was tied at the half with the Heat, 21-21. In the third quarter, the good times kept
Last season the RYNJ Jaguars 8th grade basketball team was a force to be reckoned with in the Junior High Yeshiva Basketball league. The 2012-13 Jaguars lost only two regular season games en-route to a crushing semifinal loss at Yeshiva of Flatbush. Unfortunately for this year’s crew the tide had seemed to turn. The 2013-14 Jaguars started the
It’s hard to tell if Dr. Jonathan Halpert is speaking about the disadvantages or advantages to players and himself in coaching the Yeshiva University men’s basketball team, the Maccabees, when he speaks of his 41 year career, which is still going strong. But what is clear is that everything that has happened, every loss, every win and every game, is a
In the follow-up to the Cougars’ hard-fought win over the Storm in the championship game of the Rubinstein/Emunah Tournament on December 22, 2013, the two long-time Bergen County rivals took the court on one of the coldest nights in recent or distant memory.
The brutal weather notwithstanding, nothing was going to cool off the Cougars. After a
The SKA Sonics recently hosted the Bruriah Lightning in a matchup of two of the league’s top teams. When they met earlier this season, the Sonic topped the Lightning by a mere four points. The Bruriah squad headed to Long Island, determined to avenge the previous defeat.
Rachel Hershkowitz got Bruriah off to a 4-0 lead early in the first few minutes. SKA
On a relatively mild winter Sunday morning on December 29 four teams composed of men aged 18 and up got together to decide the championship of the 5th season of the Teaneck Flag Football League (TFFL). The event was the culmination of a season where 14 teams from all over the New York metropolitan area competed every Sunday morning from late August through
When Harry and Joshua Orlinsky, twin 10-year-old brothers from New Milford, wanted to try to raise money for tzedakah, they turned to the thing they love best—basketball. The boys thought that having a group of kids get together for a 3-on-3 tournament would be a great way to have kids their age have fun for a good cause.
On December 28th,
Sunday, December 29th saw two local rivals, TABC and MTA, meet in a close game. The game saw many lead changes as both teams exchanged foul shots and layups to keep the score within one. With eight seconds left, MTA’s Eli Lipner hit two foul shots to put MTA up by one. With five seconds left, the Storm raced down the court as Dan Polleyeff missed a tough
The Bruriah A team has had a busy and productive two weeks. Their run started in Elizabeth when they matched up with the Hillel Hurricanes. Hillel came out firing and scored the first 4 points of the game, Bruriah responded by going on an 11-2 run. The Lightning never looked back and increased its lead to as much as 19 several times during the game.
To many people it was just another Yeshiva Hockey League game, but that’s not what was going through the Frisch players’ heads prior to the game. Especially for Rafi Selevan, Jono Weitchsner, and Jacob Levy, all transfers from TABC. Year after year, Frisch hockey losing to TABC was becoming a tradition. This year would be different. The team that Frisch put
There are still a few (approx. 10) spots available for 1st Graders (both girls and boys) in the Instructional Division of YYL (Yavneh Youth League) for the 2014 season, which will start near Passover time. Sign up online at http://yavnehyouthleague.com
Yavneh Youth League provides students in grades 1-8 with an appropriately
The Ma’ayanot Rapids are now 8-1 as the season begins to wind down and the successful JV basketball team heads into its final regular season game.
On Saturday night, the Rapids played against Westchester High School at Ma’ayanot. After the first half, the Rapids held a tremendous lead, and continued to do so throughout the game. The game opened with two