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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Sports

Hillside/Elizabeth Youth Finish Perfect Season

Congratulations to the Elmora Youth League Lugnuts on their championship win vs. the Thunder on Sunday, June 17. The team, made up of first, second and third graders from JEC and Kushner, had a great season, going 14-0-1 and pulling off a big win (10-9) in a nail biter game which went into two extra innings! The players, who make

The ‘Tribe’ Take Spring League Ice Hockey Championship

On Monday, June 18, a spring league ice hockey team, called the “Tribe,” and consisting entirely of Jewish 13-14 year old boys, won the spring league ice hockey championship at Floyd Hall in Montclair, after defeating Paramus 5-2. Paramus, previously unbeaten (10-0-1), faced an onslaught of shots and defensive pressure from the

Escape From Alcatraz: Race Day

I never sleep well the night before a race. I’m too excited to sleep, yet for some reason, I slept well this time. Maybe it was that my body was on New Jersey time that weekend. Maybe it was the peace of mind that comes with experience, which is surprising because something always goes wrong.

Gaters Win Second in a Row on Bieler Walk Off

On Sunday, June 17, the Shaare Gaters and Mighty Ducks gathered at Terhune park for a CBYMCSL softball game. It was a must win game for the Gaters as they went into the game with just a 2-5 record.

The Gaters got going early with a four run first inning highlighted by a Jason Berg three-run homer. Shaare

Teaneck Doghouse Father’s Day Sportstars of the Week: Michael Gutlove and Shalom Shushan

This week, in honor of Father’s Day, the Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger would like to recognize two local dads as Sportstars of the Week: Michael Gutlove and Shalom Shushan. Last month, the duo were part of a the Garden State Warriors team that competed in the Ohel Xtreme Challenge. The team, led by

Cougar Nation and Hurricanes Storm Towards Playoffs

Our area spring ice hockey teams are both skating into their respective playoffs. The Hurricanes finished their regular season with a 6-0 victory over West Orange. Joshua Lando opened the scoring with his first of two goals, with 3:12 left in the first period, and the Hurricanes never looked back. Baruch Karpov, Colin Mauer and Eli

SPORTS SCENES

MGBL Minute

In an exciting first-round playoff game, Chai Lifeline defeated Dr. Popowitz’s Center team 82-75 in overtime. Early on the teams were running and gunning. The Popowitz team was led in the first half by Chesky Lewin’s 12 points (30 for game), Akiva Feit’s 8 (22 for game) and 3 each from Harry and Josh Orlinsky. Chai Lifeline was led in

Escape From Alcatraz: Part VI

This is a triathlon, but it is not an Ironman.

The difference being?

A triathlon is three events: swimming, biking and running. An Ironman is 2.4 miles of swimming, 112 miles of biking, 26.2 miles of running. This triathlon

Yavneh Redhawks Repeat as YMSSA Boys Soccer Champions

The Yavneh Redhawks started the season with a very different look, since most of last year’s team had graduated. The team was determined to be champions again and every single team member put in tremendous work and dedication. Finishing the regular season 7-1, the team learned how to work together and thrive when things

Frisch Baseball Cougars Defeat TABC to Advance to Championship

On a rainy Sunday afternoon at Overpeck Park, the lowest seeded Frisch Cougars continued their unlikely run in the MYHSAL baseball playoffs. Following up their stunning upset of the undefeated MTA lions in the quarterfinals, Frisch continued with an equally impressive victory over the TABC Storm, 5-1, in a game that was much closer

RKYHS Varsity Baseball Advances to Championship

The Kushner varsity baseball team defeated HAFTR by a score of 7-6 to advance to the Yeshiva Baseball Championship Game, which is taking place on Father’s Day at Yogi Berra stadium in Little Falls, New Jersey. This marks the second consecutive year that the Cobras have reached the championship game.