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Thursday, March 21, 2019

Sports

First Place Ma’ayanot Defeats Bruriah in Back-to-Back Matches

The Ma’ayanot Rapids defeated the Bruriah Lighting twice in one week to stay in first place in the MYHSAL Volleyball A Western Conference. Despite a valiant effort by the Lightning, Ma’ayanot took both matches in three straight sets.

On December 26, Bruriah hosted the Rapids.

MTA JV Basketball Lions Win 65-58 Over Frisch Cougars

On Sunday, January 6, the MTA JV basketball Lions played a must-win game against the Frisch Cougars. Winning this game would lock up the #2 seed and a first round bye for MTA. With a loss, they would fall to the #3 seed and play in the first round of the playoffs. Coming off a win against Hillel, the Lions looked

MTA Lions Show Strong Effort Against Top-Seeded Frisch Cougars

On Sunday, January 6, the MTA varsity Lions faced off against the Frisch Cougars. This matchup was projected to be an exciting game and the fans were definitely not disappointed. In the beginning minutes of the game, both teams had trouble getting used to the rhythms of their offense, which left the score at the end of the

MGBL Minute

This week’s spotlight game takes us to Yeshivat Ben Porat Yosef for the nightcap game of Motzei Shabbat action. Space Jam vs. The Rothenberg Law Firm LLP got off to quick start with a 3 pointer by Aaron Heumann and continued to pile it on with baskets from Jared Kinches and Avraham Rivkin.

Help Amalya Knapp Get to Maccabi Games This Summer

Teaneck’s own Amalya Knapp is a Level 10 gymnast and will be representing Team USA at the 2019 Pan American Maccabi Games held in Mexico City, Mexico. The Pan Am Maccabi Games are a celebration of Jewish unity, culture and heritage through athletic competition.

Being selected to compete in the

Help Send Yosef Zakon to Maccabi Games in Budapest

MTA sophomore Yosef Zakon has been chosen to represent the USA Basketball athlete team (junior’s league) in the upcoming 15th Annual European Maccabi Games in Budapest, Hungary. The European Maccabi Games are a celebration of Jewish unity, culture and heritage through athletic competition.

Estee Ackerman Wins Women’s Singles Event

Estee Ackerman of West Hempstead upset two time Olympian (1992, ‘96) Lily Yip to win the Women’s Hardbat Singles event at the 2018 US Open Table Tennis Championship held on December 16-22 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Ackerman lost game one, 21-12, rallied to win game two, 21-16 and was up 19-17 in

TABC Splits Against Two Tough Public School Opponents

The TABC Storm prides itself on wrestling against the best opponents. They take on both yeshivas and public schools throughout the season. In two recent match-ups, they won one and lost one against strong public school programs.

On December 17, the Pascack Valley

Bergenfield Youth Baseball League Is Back for Another Exciting Season

(Courtesy of BYBL) The Bergenfield Youth Baseball League is back for another exciting season! Last season, the Bergenfield Baseball League had over 160 players, ranging from second through eighth grade. Avi Rosalimsky, a longtime Teaneck resident, and youth leader, will be running the league once again, in a partnership with the popular

Avalanche Are New Jersey Youth Hockey League (NJYHL) Hershey Holiday Tournament Champions

Although Hershey, Pennsylvania is known for chocolate and theme parks, it is also home to one of the most popular hockey tournaments in the Northeast. Last weekend, a group of 11 and 12 year olds from the local area entered the tournament and proceeded to win the whole thing. What makes this victory even more unique is that every

JEC Varsity Beats MTA and Moves to Fifth Place in Playoff Chase

The JEC Thunder and MTA Lions were tied for the fifth and sixth (and final) playoff spots in the tightest and hottest fight for playoff eligibility in years, when JEC traveled to Washington Heights to meet the Lions on Wednesday, January 3, in a game with everything on the line.

On Saturday

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