Sunday, October 20, 2019



High School Playoff Report

The HS playoffs kicked off with four games Saturday night and two on Sunday. In round one games, Duff & Phelps defeated Akari Therapeutics Plc. In the first half, Duff & Phelps maintained a small lead throughout led by Eitan Pfeiffer’s 16 points and Liam Levy’s 14. Akari was led by Shmuli Coates’ 17 points.

Retirement? Part V: How Do You Train for Something as Big as an Ironman?

For a July Ironman like Lake Placid, I start training in December. There are 40 minute swims at 5 a.m., 60 minute indoor bike rides at 4:30 and the occasional six to eight mile run in the snow.

That’s called the “base phase.” By March, I start adding volume.

JEC High School Softball Team Wins League Championship

After starting the softball season with a shaky 1-2 record against division rivals, the JEC Thunder won their next five games, earning a tie-breaking sixth seed in the playoffs. They faced an uphill battle throughout the playoffs, but they were not to be deterred. Needing extra innings against DRS in the quarterfinals, JEC went

TBO Playoff Update

After the successful conclusion of the TBO 2019 spring regular season, the playoffs are well underway and the early rounds have displayed some very close and exciting contests.

In the second/third grade division, team Camp Shalom prevailed 4-2 over team Jump Into Shape, just barely holding on

New Kids on the Soccer Block Earn Respect With Winning Season

(Courtesy of SSDS Bergen) The 2019 Schechter Sharks boys soccer team kick-started the 2019 season with high expectations, being favored to make a run for the yeshiva middle school championship. The team’s journey began three years ago as sixth graders with the introduction of the school’s first-ever indoor

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Eden Schechter

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 17-year-old Eden Schechter as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. Schechter will be graduating from Ma’ayanot High School later this month. She has played a variety of sports over the years. At RPRY, her middle school, Shechter helped

TABC JV Softball Tops Sting in Playoff Opener

The JV softball team came out victorious over SAR 6-3 in their playoff opener at Sagamore to advance to the semifinals. The Storm were out for revenge against the Sting after they had lost to them in heartbreaking fashion in the regular season. TABC was already in a hole to kick off the game, being down 2-0 after two innings. Going

BFL Crowns Two Champs

The Bergen Football League (BFL) High School Division ended in grand fashion on the last play of the game. Tani Engel knocked down a Zack Levy pass, headed into the arms of Joe Baron, on fourth and goal to secure the championship for undefeated Nebraska, as Ohio State was inches from stealing the trophy. Nebraska

TABC Storm Baseball Punches Ticket to Finals

The TABC Baseball team is championship bound! The Storm beat the Frisch Cougars in convincing fashion 7-2 to close the book on this season series. The first time the Route 4 rivals met this year was in an 11 inning thriller that went to the Frisch Cougars. The Storm bounced back when they beat the Cougars in the final of the


TABC Baseball Grounds Falcons and Advances to Semifinals

The TABC Storm baseball team defeated the Flatbush Falcons, just like they did in the regular season, 10-0, in only five innings, to punch their ticket to the semifinals. The game was virtually decided in the first inning, with TABC exploding for six runs, and with ace senior Yechiel Keiser on the mound, as well as a balanced