Thursday, March 21, 2019

Sports

MTA Varsity Lions Win Sarachek Championship;  Earn Right to Name Coach’s Baby

When March 4, otherwise known as Sarachek Selection Monday, arrived and the seeds of the tournament were revealed, the Lions were determined to become the Tier II champions. Coach Weissberg even offered a great incentive to encourage the team to play their best—if they went undefeated,

Game on for WTA Warriors

In another big milestone for Westchester Torah Academy, on February 28, the middle school JV boys basketball team hosted Manhattan Day School in its first game ever. Fifth grader Daniel Delman scored the first basket ever for the school. Though the WTA Warriors did not win, the team is looking forward to many more

Carmel Academy Girls Basketball Team Wins First Place Tournament Trophy

Carmel Academy capped off an exciting basketball season by hosting its annual Seder Plate Basketball Tournament on Sunday, February 10, at its Greenwich campus.

The five-school tournament included Bi-Cultural Hebrew Academy, Ezra Academy, Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Hartford

Teaching Life Lessons Through Baseball

I’ve now been coaching youth baseball for almost six years. I currently run a private baseball instruction business in Westchester, New York. I started my business to make a couple of extra bucks giving baseball lessons to kids in the neighborhood. After putting up some flyers, making some

Midot Is the Theme of Wittenberg Tournament

In an exciting face-off, the three-time champion SAR Sting and the returning champion Kushner Cobras both emerged victorious as they tied for first place at the 24th annual Wittenberg Wrestling Invitational Tournament. Over 140 wrestlers from 12

Sting Varsity Girls Basketball Defeats Heschel

Going into the last game of the season undefeated, the SAR HS varsity girls basketball team understood that it was imperative to come out strong against Heschel. As this was the last game of the season, it would set the tone for intense playoff match ups to come. And come out strong they did! With

RYNJ Jaguars Thank Their Moms 

This past Thursday evening, RYNJ Jaguars girls basketball hosted Yeshiva of Central Queens in what was their final regular season home game before the playoffs. Before the game a presentation was held to honor the parents of each of the RYNJ girls basketball student-athletes. Coach Shaina Stiefel

MTA Varsity Basketball Lions Are Victorious on Senior Night

February 2, was a night to remember for the MTA varsity Lions basketball team and their fans. As the final home game for both the seniors and Coach Wiesel, the night began with a ceremony honoring the seniors for their devotion to their coaches and teammates over the past two seasons, followed by a

Sting Girls JV Volleyball Advances to the Playoffs

This past Tuesday night, SAR girls JV volleyball team played Kushner for their final game of the regular season. The sets were close, but SAR pulled ahead and defeated Kushner two sets to none. During the games, the team had a series of spectacular serves from sophomore Matar Rocker, and the

Yeshiva University Men’s Basketball Surges Past Old Westbury for 14th Straight Win

(Courtesy of yumacs.com) The Yeshiva University men’s basketball earned a key Skyline Conference victory over the College at Old Westbury, 88-66, at the Max Stern Athletic Center on Tuesday evening. The Maccabees extend their program-record winning streak to 14 games and remain on top of the

Another Ironman?

I finished Ironman Lake Placid 19 months ago.

What do you suppose my first thought was?

(I want to sit down?)

Nope.

(I really need to take a

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

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