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Friday, October 18, 2019

Sports

Jack Hughes Becomes First Jewish Player to Be First Overall Pick in NHL Draft

(JNS) Jack Hughes became the first Jewish player to be the No. 1 overall pick in the National Hockey League draft.

Hughes, 18, was selected on June 21 by the New Jersey Devils.

He comes from a family of hockey players: His father, Jim, who is Catholic, was a

Elmora’s Emeralds Win Rookie Division Championship

The Emeralds won a nail-biter of a game last night against the Storm to win the Rookie Division championship of the Elmora Youth League in Elizabeth. The final score was 6-5.

In the first inning, both teams scored three runs through great offense on both sides. In the second, both teams were

Hunger to Win: SSDS Girls Soccer Enjoys Nearly Undefeated Season

(Courtesy of SSDS Bergen) Schechter’s 2019 girls’ soccer season kick-started with unfinished business. The previous year, the Sharks lost a tough game against the Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy in the championship game. This year’s goal was for the team to return to the title game, raising a banner and championship

Sportstar Select at Camp Shalom Has Great First Week

SPORTS SCENES

Championship Report

MGBL championship weekend lived up to the hype with three fast-paced exciting games. In the first semifinal game, Chai Lifeline looked to continue their almost perfect season against a very talented Land Rush Title Agency LLC squad. Yoni Mann led Land Rush with 33 points but the balanced scoring of Chai

OHEL Friends and Supporters ‘Tee Off’ and Make a ‘Racquet’ at 15th Annual OHEL Rosemil Healthcare Golf and Tennis Classic

(Courtesy of OHEL) More than 125 friends and supporters of OHEL Children’s Home and Family Services joined the 15th Annual OHEL Rosemil Healthcare Golf and Tennis Classic. “Drive Out Stigma” was the event slogan, mirroring OHEL’s mission of 50 years of breaking down stigmas in the

Camp Regesh, BencherFactory.com, Fair Lawn VFW and GOAL Consulting Claim YYL Championships

Junior Girls Division: Camp Regesh Padres Over the Goldman Orthodontics Cubs

Both teams having staged shocking underdog wins in the YYL junior girls division semi-final rounds, the Goldman Orthodontics Cubs came out swinging and took a commanding lead early on in the

CBY Softball Renamed For Harold Gellis

This past Sunday, the Bnai Yeshurun Men’s Club Softball League officially renamed itself in memory of Harold Gellis z”l. Gellis was a pioneer in the league, playing for over 30 years. He continued to play past his 70th birthday. And he pitched well, pitching shutouts and striking out hitters who were 50 years

TABC Captures First Baseball Championship

The TABC Storm baseball team defeated the Ramaz Rams in the championship game on Monday night at Overpeck Park. TABC had blown out Ramaz in the regular season and the Rams came to Leonia seeking revenge. The Rams kept the Storm at bay in a scoreless game until the sixth inning when the action started to unfold. While star pitcher,

TBO Crowns This Year’s Champions

In the fourth and fifth grade division semifinals, teams Cool Kippahs and EJ’s Pizza both dazzled the crowd in an exciting playoff contest. EJ’s Pizza took a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning with outstanding base running by Jack Abrahamson, who stole three bases in

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Joseph Segal

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 17-year-old Joseph Segal as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. Earlier this year, in Segal’s first track meet of his career, he led TABC to a first place victory. Coming in first in shot-put, first in the 800m run, second in the long jump, second in the