Friday, October 19, 2018


Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Olivia Lefkovits

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 18-year-old Olivia Lefkovits as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The recent graduate of the Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School was a senior captain on the Kushner Cobras team that fell just short of a win in the MYHSAL girls hockey championship

Local Teams Sweep in Spring Ice Hockey League

In what has turned out to be one of the most stunning events in recent local sports history, all four of our local teams competing in the 2018 Floyd Hall Arena Spring Ice Hockey League, came away as champions. These teams went up against established travel programs and teams with well experienced

High School Championships

This past week, Tree Point Play defeated team MGBL 64-52 in the high school championship game. It was an exciting game with multiple lead changes, surges by both teams and close throughout. Tree Point Play received balanced scoring throughout and was led by Daniel Aaron and Ariel Rivkin, while MGBL was

Heschel Heat Win 2018 MYHSAL Girls High School Hockey Championship

The MYHSAL yeshiva girls hockey championship was played on Monday night, June 11, at the Frisch School, between the undefeated defending champion Kushner Cobras, and the 7-1 second-place Heschel Heat, whose only loss came early in the season at the hands of the Cobras, 2-0.


MTA Sports Management Club Meets Former NBA Player Chris Smith

MTA’s sports management club ended the year on a high note with a special guest appearance from Chris Smith, former NBA player and younger brother of JR Smith. As a new Israeli citizen and current player in the Israel Basketball League, Chris discussed his NBA career and recent conversion to Judaism. Thanks to

Congregation Ohr Torah Hosts ‘Teen Shabbos of Inspiration’ With Zach Rosen

As part of its Teen Shabbos of Inspiration, Congregation Ohr Torah of Edison hosted Zach Rosen, former Ivy League basketball player of the year, for a meaningful Shabbat, including a Friday afternoon basketball clinic, Friday night oneg and more. The girls enjoyed world-renowned speaker and educator Jackie Bitton, who also gave a

SAR Girls Varsity Softball Completes Amazing Championship Run

SAR girls varsity softball started out their season strong, opening with two wins and going on to finish their season only 3-5 (fourth place). They made it to the playoffs and faced first place SKA, winning 11-2 and finding their groove. SAR caught their stride and went on to beat one of the toughest teams in the league—the

Frisch Cougars Are MYHSAL Baseball Champs

Sunday evening at Yogi Berra Stadium in Little Falls, New Jersey, featured a rematch of last year’s MYHSAL baseball championship game between the Frisch Cougars and the Kushner Cobras. The Cougars’ road to the home of the New Jersey Jackals was one that was improbable and, some thought, even impossible. After

Yeshiva Legends Face Off on the Court in ‘Our Place’ Fundraising Tournament

From the moment the doors opened at 8:30 a.m. for player check in, until the end of the second evening gourmet banquet more than 14 hours later, it was a day of intense competition and family fun at Our Place’s second annual Yeshiva League Legends basketball tournament.


Lakeland Bank Wins 13-12 for Middle Girls Championship

An epic battle that brought out the best of bats and gloves from middle girls on both teams, ended in a thrilling 13-12 victory for Lakeland Bank over Stefanie Diamond Photography. The two top-ranked teams in the fourth-sixth grade girls division were evenly matched and

Kids Race With Runnergize

Congratulations to the almost 50 boys and girls of Runnergize who finished their 5k and 10k races last week. The boys and girls both completed their independent training to reach between three to six miles in only eight weeks. The kids were glowing with pride and a tremendous feelings of accomplishment as they

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Gavi Greenspan

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 11 year old Gavi Greenspan as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The Yeshivat He’atid, fifth grader is having a terrific season for his TBO team. In a recent game he pitched a complete game shutout and collected multiple hits as his team cruised