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Register for Bronx Basketball Academy

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It is the final week to register for Bronx Basketball Academy, a new and unique youth basketball development program for third- to sixth-grade boys and third- and fourth-grade girls. Sessions will take place on Sunday mornings and afternoons at SAR Academy in Riverdale. Registration is limited to 32 kids per age group and...

Team Israel Victorious in Final Qualifier of 2017 World Baseball Classic

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On Thursday night, Israel took the field at Brooklyn’s MCU Park, against Great Britain in front of almost 4,000 fans. Former MLB Star Jason Marquis took the hill for Israel. In the top of the 2nd, he gave up a hit to Champ Stuart of the New York Mets., Todd Isaacs singled two batters later to make it 1-0.

Britain’s lead was short-lived, as Cody Decker led off with a double. Josh Satin, a former Met, grounded out, moving Decker to 3rd. Rhett Wiseman hit the ball to 1B Jordan Serena who fired home, but not quick enough, scoring Decker.

With Josh Zeid of the Mets pitching, Stuart led off the 7th with a double and took 3rd on a wild pitch. Isaacs hit a sacrifice fly two batters later...

YU Women’s Tennis Team Remains Undefeated

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The Yeshiva University women’s tennis team narrowly defeated the Sage Colleges, 5-4, in a Skyline Conference contest at Queens College on Sunday afternoon. The Maccabees remain undefeated at 8-0 overall and 5-0 in the Skyline.

Leading the way for Yeshiva was junior Shani Hava, who won both her number one flights. She earned a win at #1 singles, 6-0, 6-1, and teamed up with sophomore Rebecca Packer to win at #1 doubles, 8-1. Packer claimed her #4 singles flight, 6-4, 6-3.

Senior Lindsay Frucher cruised to a win in the sixth singles position, 6-1, 6-0 and teamed up with junior Adele Lerner to win at #3 doubles, 8-2.

Last week, the team earned a convincing Skyline Conference win over...

YU Cross Country Teams Perform Well at Recent Invitationals

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BRONX, N.Y.—The Yeshiva University cross country teams competed in the York College Invitational at Van Cortlandt Park on Sunday. The women’s team earned bronze, with 140 points, while the men’s team finished fourth overall with 137 points.

Leading the way for the women’s team was senior Lyndsey Pere, who finished seventh overall, and second among Skyline Conference runners, with a time of 25:51.9. Classmate Alexandra Zimmer was the 26th runner to cross the finish line in the 6k race, at the 28:31.0 mark. Senior Miriam Einhorn finished in 40th place, completing the race in 29:28.4, while junior Yael Jakobov and senior Shoshana Mond each finished 45th (29:39.0) and 48th...

MVP Boys 2016: Another Slam Dunk Season

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MVP, the premier Jewish Orthodox Boys’ Basketball Camp at Camp Seneca Lake, under the direction of Irv Bader and Judah Rhine, celebrated its eighth consecutive season of record-breaking registration and enrollment. Four divisions, 24 teams and over 120 games were played over the course of the five-day camp. The games were competitive and exciting with many last-minute buzzer-beater endings. This year’s MVP featured players with all levels of playing ability. Players from grades three through 12 represented many schools throughout the tri-state area including Yavneh, Noam, YNJ, Moriah, Ashar, TABC, Frisch, JEC, HAFTR, HALB, HANC, North Shore Hebrew Academy, YCQ, Har Torah, SAR, Ramaz...

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