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Sunday, August 18, 2019

Sports

MTA Baseball Lions Move On to the Playoffs

All season, the Mta Lions baseball team, led by coach Shmuli Goldis, had one mantra “today and today only.” After their game against Frisch was rescheduled three times, the Lions came out ready to win as it would make a difference in their season. Winning this game would also be important for Frisch as it would secure the

Camp Shalom Welcomes Steve Gutlove as Director of ‘Sportstar Select’

Camp Shalom has developed a reputation as a premiere day camp that provides a safe, fun-filled, Torah environment, along with giving each child the individual attention they deserve. Earlier this year, Camp Shalom announced the relocation of its campus to the Ben Franklin Middle School in Teaneck, adding to the convenience of the

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Avital Schlissel

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 12-year-old Avital Schlissel as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The Bruriah Middle Schooler wowed the crowd earlier this year when competing against high-school swimmers, she earned eight points for Bruriah’s Dolphinz.

Ma’ayanot Falls to Heschel in Hard-Fought Semi-Final Playoff

The Ma’ayanot Rapids (7-2-1) had their championship dreams dashed by the defending champions, the Heschel Heat (8-2), 1-0, in a thrilling game played on May 23. The semi-final was played at Teaneck in front of a large crowd of fans.

Heschel is responsible for Ma’ayanot’s

Donate Lacrosse Equipment for Israel

I will be collecting new and gently used lacrosse equipment, sticks, jerseys, and all things lacrosse, to be sent to Israel to Jake Silberlicht, who is the Team Israel Lacrosse Captain. Silberlicht works with children and teens in all parts of Israel to introduce them to the positive aspects of sports, especially lacrosse, as well as having

MGBL Minute

MGBL High School Memorial Day weekend action was fast and furious as all teams are jockeying for playoff positioning. Team Chai Lifeline recorded the season’s first 100 point game led by Pacey Jacoby’s 27 points. Duff & Phelps notched their first win of the season as Eitan Pfeiffer returned from the IL with 32

SPORTS SCENES

A True Grand Slam as Cross River Open Draws Over 1000 Attendees in Support of ‘Our Place’

(Courtesy of Our Place) From the moment the first player checked in until the breathless final seconds of the very last set, the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center was the place to be on Sunday, May 26, as the inaugural Cross River Open gave members of the New York area’s Jewish community the opportunity to

RYNJ Jaguars Dominate as 2019 Martin Weiselberg Memorial Hockey Tournament Champs

The RYNJ Jaguars continue to pile up the hardware in 2019, taking home the biggest prize in junior high hockey this past Sunday at the 14th annual Martin Weiselberg Memorial Hockey Tournament. The victors joined seven other schools: HALB, HANC, Yavneh, Kushner, HAFTR, YCQ and host Har Torah for a full day of action in

Yavneh Redhawks Are Undefeated Three-Peat Champions

On Sunday, May 19, the Yavneh Redhawks played Kushner in the YMSSA girls hockey championship game at Yeshivat Noam. Kushner, after pulling off the upset win against WDS in the playoffs, had momentum going into the championship game. Yavneh and Kushner had faced each other one other game earlier in the season. In that game, Kushner

MGBL Minute

MGBL High School action heated up this past weekend as we approach the midway point of the season. Immediately after Shabbat, Chai Lifeline overcame Chosen Healthcare 66-60 behind 22 points from Yoni Rothberg on court one. At the same time, Yoni Mann’s 20 points propelled Land Rush Title Agency Llc over Akari

Yeshivat Noam Sixth Grade Girls Capture 2019 YMSSA Championship

The Yeshivat Noam Knights sixth grade girls’ basketball team entered the championship game working on a flawless season, while Moriah had an April 4, loss to these very same Noam Knights as their only loss in an otherwise stellar 9-1 season. The two squads were coming off convincing semi-final victories over the Yavneh Redhawks