Friday, June 05, 2020

Sports

Ultra Marathon: Part 6

Monday morning, the day after the New York City Marathon. Thirteen days until the Ultra and I felt like I had been hit by a Mack Truck.

(Did you take a sick day from work?)

YMSSA Basketball Playoff Preview

As we head to the winter break, it is a great opportunity to recap the regular season that is almost complete and look forward to the exciting Yeshiva Middle School Sports Association (YMSSA) postseason that awaits. During the fall, YMSSA offers local yeshivot the option of participating in the eighth

Jump Into Shape Offers Streamed Workouts

Jump Into Shape ( www.jumpintoshape.fun ) now has live streaming classes. Participants can workout nine times a week from anywhere. Classes are either 10 minutes or 45 minutes. Some use jump ropes and others are bodyweight only workouts—no equipment

Ultra Marathon, Part 5

In 2018, I was close to breaking my record, so I sprinted the last half mile of the New York City Marathon. I crossed the finish line and proceeded to throw up in front of spectators.

(“In front” of spectators or “on” spectators?)

It’s like Sea

The RAIN on Water Event Space Sportstar of the Week: Liana Weinberger

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and The RAIN on Water Event Space would like to recognize 18-year-old Liana Weinberger as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The senior at Salanter Akiba High School (SAR) steered the Sting varsity volleyball team to a convincing win at Hillel, with nine straight serves.  

Ultra Marathon: Part 4

The NYC Marathon starts on the Staten Island side of the Verrazano Bridge.

(Fun fact: The Verrazano is the second longest bridge in NYC. The longest is the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge.)

Fun fact: It is tough to start a marathon

Ultra Marathon: Part 2

Since 2015, the New York City Marathon has signaled the end of my race season.

This year, it was the warm up race.

(Wait, what about the Thanksgiving Turkey Trot?)

That’s a five miler in Prospect Park, where I

TABC Varsity Basketball Knocks Off SAR And Frisch, Clinching First Place 

The TABC varsity basketball team traveled to Riverdale Saturday night, December 7, to take on the SAR Sting, looking to make it eight wins in a row in Yeshiva League play. The Storm were heavy favorites heading into the game, but SAR was determined to keep it close. With a six-point lead at halftime, and a 10-point lead at the end

SAR Girls Place Second in Glouberman Tournament

Last week the SAR Sting were given an amazing opportunity to attend the fifth annual Steve Glouberman Memorial Basketball Tournament held at the Shalhevet High School in Los Angeles. Ten boys teams and 10 girls teams were in attendance, with SAR, Frisch, HAFTR, Ramaz and Ma’ayanot representing the Metropolitan

Ultra Marathon: Part 1

Last year, I ran two marathons, seven days apart. So this year, I decided to run a marathon and an ultra marathon...two weeks apart.

I mean, what could go wrong?

(Ok there, Hercules, what is an ultra marathon?)

Ultra Marathon: Part 1

Last year, I ran two marathons, seven days apart. So this year, I decided to run a marathon and an ultra marathon...two weeks apart.

I mean, what could go wrong?

(Ok there, Hercules, what is an ultra marathon?)

Double Header, Triple Win 

The Bruriah Lightning volleyball B team is off to a great start, after winning six consecutive games, obtaining an undefeated status. Led by coach Miriam Brickman and senior captains Kayla Miodownik and Racheli Finkelstein, the team started off at home, playing a doubleheader against Ma’ayanot. After only four matches with great

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