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Sunday, December 08, 2019

Sports

Big Ten History

Aaron Liberman’s appearance in last Sundays Northwestern loss did not show up in the stat book, but he still made  Big Ten Conference history. Liberman is Shomer Shabbos and the only Orthodox Jew playing major college basketball. He is the second college basketball player to play with a kippah (Tamir Goodman 2000-2001), but Liberman is the first to do it in

Frisch Tops TABC to Take Emunah/Rubinstein Tournament

Frisch and TABC, two long-time Bergen County rivals, met for the Tier 1 Championship of the 2013-2014 Emunah/Rubinstein Tournament, a meaningful tzedakah event spearheaded by Flatbush Coach Avi Borenstein with help from TABC Coach Elli Orlinsky.

The two New Jersey Division leaders squared off in what was TABC’s third straight appearance in

Frisch Volleyball Report

The Frisch JV and Varsity volleyball teams had two amazing wins this past week. They defeated both SAR and Ramaz in JV and varsity play.

The SAR game was tight. JV lost the first game, but then snapped into shape for the second and third. Team members started off as individual players, but by the second game they became one and worked as

TABC Storm Beats Frisch

TABC kicked off the wrestling season with a victory against Frisch. The 28-member team won handily with a score of 67-4.

TABC hosted a full house of spectators who cheered as they watched the December 7 match. This marked the first time the team has competed in TABC’s newly completed gymnasium.

“As returning Wittenberg Champions, our team

JLBC Yasher Koach of the Week–James Thomas

Bergen County residents know the Mitch Gross Basketball League (MGBL) is a fun, competitive experience. It is a league where boys and girls have the opportunity to develop their basketball skills while learning the value of teamwork and good sportsmanship. The league is a success because of the kids and parents who volunteer their time to coach. They all are

TABC Jr Hockey: Another Great Season Comes to an End

The Winter ‘13 session of the TABC Junior Hockey League came to an exciting end on Saturday night December 21st.

The Junior division was won by the Islanders, who beat the Maple leafs 6-4.

The Islanders jumped out to a 4-2 lead thanks to Playoff MVP David Gellis, who scored three of the first four goals. The Maple Leafs stormed back and tied the game

SAR Sting Tame the Falcons

On December 21, in front of a packed homecoming crowd, Varsity Boys Basketball defeated Flatbush 44-24 to improve its regular season record to 6-1.

The Sting started out on a dominating 11-2 run, jumped out to an 11-6 lead after one quarter and a 20-9 lead at the half. The Sting’s success was largely due in part to the teams inside game.

In the second

Teaneck U8 Soccer: A Retrospective

This was a fantastic season for Teaneck Soccer. The weather was great and the competition was fierce. That was very apparent with the U8 Girls. Most of the games were extremely competitive and fun was had by all.

There was one team that shined this season and that was team Everton, coached by Jonathan Gellis and Jerry Chappe. With fantastic goal tending by

Yehuda Colton Wins Rubenstein Tournament All-Star Award

The MTA Lions Junior Varsity Basketball team, a team stacked with talent but struggling, came into the Emunah Rubenstein Memorial Tournament with downwards momentum.

Their first game was against second-ranked DRS. MTA was outmatched and out-sized. Despite those odds, and the absence of their captain throughout the tournament, they made it a game worth

Bruriah 1 Team Report

The Bruriah Lightning recently traveled to Queens to play the Shalhevet Sabres.

Shalhevet led at the end of the first quarter and for a short time in the second quarter before Bruriah turned up its offense and defense. Avigayil Wiener led the offense with fast breaks and sharp passes while Shayna Schwartz and Shayna Rozensweig led the defense with numerous

TABC Hockey Storms Past MTA

Carrying a three game winning streak, the TABC Storm took on their longtime rival, the MTA Lions, on Sunday night in a rematch of last year’s championship game. The Storm came out firing early and took control of the game from the drop of the puck, taking a 3-0 lead on goals by seniors Shmuel Levy, Judah Wertenteil and Yehoshua Zirman. That lead would

Bruriah Lightning Report

When the Bruriah Lightning hosted the Shalhevet Sabres, both teams entered the game tied with an identical record of 2-2. The Lightning then continued the solid playing that they exhibited in their win over Sha’are Torah.

They started the game strong, putting pressure on defense and lighting up the court on offense. Avigayil Wiener led the team in fast break