Tuesday, May 22, 2018


Houston Captures the CMEK Women’s League Winter Season Championship

On the biggest stage, Elana Goldstein, a Kushner alumnus, played arguably the greatest game of her life as she poured in a game high 22 points to lead the Houston Comets over the Sacramento Monarchs 48-45 in the season 10 CMEK championship game. Goldstein was dominant from the start as she drilled two 3-pointers early, which got

Perfect Your Slapshot at Camp Overtime

Camp Overtime is a new and exciting one week hockey camp for middle school and high school boys who are looking to improve their hockey skills within a nurturing and wholesome environment. Daily hockey clinics run by current and former yeshiva league coaches and all stars focus on improving both individual and team skills. Clinics are

RYNJ and CMEK Partner for Dor L’Dor Event

On Sunday April 15, RYNJ held its annual boys Dor L’Dor event in the Felman Gymnasium. This special event gives the students of RYNJ wonderful bonding time with their fathers and/or grandfathers. The event is always a great time and this year’s program, a CMEK game night led by Chad Mekles and his coaches, did not

Kushner Soccer Tops Bruriah

On Monday night the Kushner girls varsity soccer team defeated Bruriah 7-1. The team secured a well deserved spot in the playoffs after going undefeated in their first five games, winning all of them with a minimum margin of six goals. Shoutout to goalie Genna Grossman, for having the least number of goals allowed in the entire

Yeshiva University Roller Hockey Team’s Cinderella Run Ends

The Yeshiva University Roller Hockey team’s miraculous run through the tournament came to an end late Saturday night in the Elite 8 to RIT on the short side of a 6-1 game. The boys played until the very end and are already looking forward to next year to take it even further!

By JLNJ Sports Desk

Yeshiva High School Ice Hockey Teams Get Off to Great Start

Once again, area high school students will be participating in the High School Spring Ice Hockey League at Floyd Hall Arena in Montclair. This year 45 high school students from SAR, TABC, Frisch and Kushner will be playing on the Hurricanes and Cougar Nation teams.

Both teams got off to a good start with

Y.A.B.A Hall of Fame Honors Jack Rosenbaum

On Thursday May 3 the Yeshiva High School Alumni Basketball Association will pay tribute to this year’s honorees. Among them is Jack Rosenbaum, JEC class of 1971.

Like 2017 inductees, Ray Aboff, Gary Aboff and Pete Kessel, Rosenbaum grew up in Elizabeth. He and Kessel learned about competition

Fifth Annual Esther Semmelman Memorial Hockey Tourney This Sunday

On Sunday, April 22, TABC will host the fifth annual Esther Semmelman Memorial All Star Hockey Games.

The games will feature the top hockey players in their respective leagues. The middle school game begins at 10:30 a.m. and features a competition between the New York (MYJHHL) and the New Jersey

Escape From Alcatraz

Part II: Learning to Swim

I kickstarted my training for the Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon with a New Year’s Day Polar Bear Plunge.

Because it was the start of a new year or because the Escape from Alcatraz swim is freezing cold?

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Max Yarkony

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 15 year old Max Yarkony as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School sophomore just completed a terrific season of wrestling, culminating in a Wittenberg Championship team trophy for RKYHS. When asked about Yarkony,

TABC Jr. Hockey Holds Intense Championship Matchup

After two snow storms delayed the highly anticipated matchup of the Jr league championship, the game was finally able to be played the Monday before Pesach. The first place Hurricanes looked to become the first team to “run the table” in over five years and complete the undefeated season. The Hurricanes got to the championship

Second Annual Rapid Fire Tournament Is a Success

On Sunday March 25, yeshiva high school students gathered at the John T. Wright Arena, in Englewood, for the second annual Rapid Fire Yeshiva Ice Hockey Benefit Tournament. In all, 10 area yeshivas were represented, TABC, SAR, Ramaz, JEC, Frisch, Kushner, Flatbush, along with Long Island newcomers HAFTR, Rambam