Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Sports

Plogging Along in Riverdale

Plogging (no, we’ve not made a mistake—it’s not blogging) has made its way to the United States, landing in Riverdale on a recent Monday morning. Plogging is the Swedish fitness craze for people who want to save the planet. A mash-up of jogging and the Swedish “plocka upp,” meaning “pick-up,”

Yeshiva University Soccer Wins Double Overtime Thriller

(Courtesy of yumacs.com) The Yeshiva University men’s soccer team earned a thrilling come-from-behind Skyline victory over Farmingdale State, 2-1, in double-overtime on Wednesday afternoon. Yeshiva (6-4, 4-2 Skyline) remains in fifth place in the Skyline Conference standings, while Farmingdale State (6-6, 2-3) is currently

Yeshiva University Men’s Cross Country Team Dedicates Win in Memory of Ilana Pfeffer, z”l

(Courtesy of yumacs.com) The Yeshiva University men’s cross country team was victorious at the York College (NewYork) Invitational, at Van Cortlandt Park, last week. Yeshiva earned 85 points as a unit. This is the second time the Maccabees earned first place this year, as YU opened the season

Yeshiva University Men’s Soccer Edges Southern Vermont for Second Straight Win

(Courtesy of yumacs.com) The Yeshiva University men’s soccer team earned its second consecutive victory by defeating Southern Vermont College, 2-1, at Overpeck Park last Wednesday evening. The Maccabees advance to 2-1, while the Mountaineers start the season 0-3.

The difference in the match

Yeshiva University Men’s Cross Country Wins Baruch College Invitational

(Courtesy of yumacs.com) The Yeshiva University men’s cross country team had a successful season debut, earning first place at the Baruch College Invitational, on Sunday afternoon. The 8k race took place at Van Cortlandt Park. The Maccabees registered 46 points as a unit.

USC Gymnastics Moves to Larger Facility

With few sports-camp options available to her sports-minded kids in her Riverdale neighborhood, Deena Diaz often had to travel to upstate New York or northern New Jersey to find a gymnastics venue for her children. So she decided to create a sports facility for kids in the

Escape From Alcatraz: Race Day

I never sleep well the night before a race. I’m too excited to sleep, yet for some reason, I slept well this time. Maybe it was that my body was on New Jersey time that weekend. Maybe it was the peace of mind that comes with experience, which is surprising because something always goes wrong. It’s just

SAR Sting Are 2018 MYHSAL JV Soccer Boys Champions

SAR Boys JV soccer team clinched the 2018 MYHSAL championship on Sunday with a 6-4 victory over Frisch in a closely contested game at the Torah Academy of Bergen County.

In the regular

Frisch Cougars Are MYHSAL Baseball Champs

Escape From Alcatraz: Part VI

This is a triathlon, but it is not an Ironman.

The difference being?

SAR Girls Varsity Softball Complete Amazing Championship Run

SAR girls varsity softball started out their season strong, opening with two wins and going on to finish their season only 3-5 (fourth place). They made it to the playoffs and faced first place SKA, winning 11-2 and finding their groove. SAR caught their stride and went on to beat one of the

SAR JV Girls Are Soccer Champs

As the girls JV soccer championships was approaching, the tension between the SAR Sting and the Frisch Cougars was rising. SAR, 9-0, and Frisch, 8-0-1, never met during the regular season. On Thursday night at Ma’ayanot, the game began. Frisch and SAR remained

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