Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Sports

Inbal Jerusalem Hotel Hosts Former NBA Star Amar’e Stoudemire

Jerusalem—Former National Basketball Association (NBA) star and current Hapoel Jerusalem player Amar’e Stoudemire has teamed with the Inbal Jerusalem Hotel to host a charity event for children in need. During the event, which took place in the lobby of the hotel on Sunday, Oct. 23, various items were sold, including

MTA Sophomores Catch Epic Yankees 9th Inning Win

This past week, Yeshiva University High School for Boys (MTA) 10th graders spent their “Sophomore Night Out” watching the New York Yankees take on the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. Following school, the boys headed straight to the stadium and made it in time for the first pitch. The game started off as a heated pitcher’s

TABC JV Basketball Gearing Up for a Great Season

Thanks to a dominant game by starting forward Alex Ostrin, the TABC Storm JV basketball team beat Flatbush 45-39 in a scrimmage game on Sunday. Ostrin was helped by fellow starters Yoni Mann, Amichai Citron, Jonathan Haberman and Yechiel Keiser who all did their part to contribute to the win. The Storm, led by coach Oswald

YU Roller Hockey Team Rolls On to Division 2 After Winning First Season

There was great joy and jubilation this summer in Washington Heights when YU’s Roller Hockey team was notified by the Eastern Conference of the National Collegiate Roller Hockey Association (NCRHA) that after one year in the league they would be moving up from Division 4 to Division 2. Their stellar playing led them to a victory

Register for Bronx Basketball Academy

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 closes

Team Israel Victorious in Final Qualifier of 2017 World Baseball Classic

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.

YU Women’s Tennis Team Remains Undefeated

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

YU Cross Country Teams Perform Well at Recent Invitationals

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

MVP Boys 2016: Another Slam Dunk Season

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

Riverdale's Robbie Marcus Scores Big in Track Cycling Nationals

Coming off 17 glorious days of sharing in the victories of the world’s top athletes as they competed in grueling competitions to break records and earn medals, many of us are energized to incorporate more physical activity into our daily lives. But after the visions of the 2016 Rio Olympics fade, how many of us

Jewish Link Sportstar of the Week: David Lewis

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger would like to recognize 15 year old David Lewis as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The SAR High School student is a Track n Field star.

Lewis’s teammate Adam Weiss told The JLNJ, “David has won multiple New York City races and is

Riverdale Soccer Begins in Seton Park

Tudor Livadaru moved from Romania to Riverdale at the age of 10, and has been there ever since, with the exception of his college years, which were spent playing soccer at Brandeis University. Following his recent graduation, Livadaru returned to Riverdale intending to inspire young children to get involved in soccer, the game he

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