Sunday, December 08, 2019


How Sports Can Shatter Israel’s Glass Ceiling

Recent polls show that Israeli women earn 25% less than their male counterparts. The situation is not much better in the United States, where working women earn just 77¢ for every dollar men earn. This unjust reality translates into short- and long-term economic consequences for the female members of the workforce, including less money to meet their everyday

BPY Victorious over Manhatt an Day School

The Ben Porat Yosef boys basketball team was victorious in its

game against the Manhattan Day School, which took place on Tuesday,

April 8th. The fi nal score was 46 – 24.

YU Names Elliot Steinmetz as New Head Men’s Basketball Coach

New York—Yeshiva University has announced Elliot Steinmetz as its head men’s basketball coach. Steinmetz, a 2002 graduate of YU’s Sy Syms School of Business who lettered on YU’s basketball team for three seasons from 1999-2002, will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the men’s basketball program while ensuring the academic success of its

What a Game! Maayanot Softball Report

Ma’ayanot’s second game of the season ended with a victory against Frisch.

Coaches Yoni Lieber and Kayla Applebaum summed the game up as follows: “We were down 3-2 in the bottom of the 6th, when three straight singles by Noa Applebaum, Ally Margulies, and Racheli Zirman loaded the bases. With Tamar Nissel pinch running for Ally, Micayla Rosenbaum


MGBL Finals - Generator Plus Wins 5/6 Championship

All in attendance will remember the date, Monday night, April 7, 2014 as a great night for basketball. While most of the basketball world had its eyes glued to the Huskies 6-point victory over the Wildcats, a more thrilling championship game was being played at the Frisch High School in Paramus.

The Generators controlled the opening tip and

Ma’ayanot Softball Beats Heschel

This past week the Rapids topped Heschel 12-1.

Junior Sarah Hiller led the offensive barrage by going 3 for 4 and driving in three, including a bases-loaded double that cleared the bases.

Junior Captain Alex Fuchs went 1 for 2 with 2 RBIs, hitting a monster shot to deep left field.

And freshman, Noa Applebaum and Senior Captain Ally Marguiles

Moriah Clinches First Seed in Playoffs

On April 2, Moriah crossed the bridge and was hosted by MDS. Just minutes before the game started, Moriah learned that it had clinched the first seed in the playoffs because of an unexpected loss by Yavneh against RPRY. Moriah now entered its game even more pumped up than before.

MDS had prepared hard for its chance to take down the undefeated 7-0 Moriah squad.

TABC JV Soccer Defeats North Shore

This past Thursday, TABC’s JV Soccer Team hosted NSHA for a rematch of last year’s championship game. With a tentative start, TABC grabbed at 2-1 lead at the end of the first quarter. Picking up the tempo, and applying a full court press, with a blend of stifling defense, solid goal-tending and its own West-coast style “run and gun,” TABC scored 4 unanswered

Varsity Storm Edges Cougars in an Overtime Thriller

After three relatively easy wins to open the season, the TABC Storm Varsity Soccer Team played a very competitive game against an experienced and very physical Frisch Cougars. Early in the game TABC tried to build up pressure with lot of smart ball movement, but Frisch defended calmly, forcing TABC into long shots and not giving up any easy chances. Frisch

All 4 SAR Soccer Teams Start Off Strong

Earlier this month, SAR’s four soccer teams began their seasons, and all have looked strong in the early stages of regular season play.

Varsity Boys Soccer is off to a 4-0 start, with blowout wins against Ezra, Ramaz, MTA, and Flatbush. The Sting have been led by senior captain Isaac Blinder (14 goals on the season), but it has been far from a one-man show.

JLBC Sportstar of the Week: Gilad Jutkowitz

The Mitch Gross Basketball League (MGBL) strives to teach all participants basketball fundamentals, teamwork, sportsmanship, and being menschen on the court. All of these attributes and thensome were on display when team Rock ’n Roll’s Gilad Jutkowitz took the court in the first round game of the second grade boys playoffs.

Jutkowitz led his team