Saturday, February 16, 2019


SAR Lady Sting Take on Ramaz

After starting off the season slow, the SAR Sting girls JV basketball team followed up their victory against Bruriah with a strong, well balanced game against Ramaz. The Sting had eight players with four or more points with Gabby Mogilner, Lucy Hecht and Rebecca Altholz leading the way. They

YU Men’s Basketball Tops Maritime

The Yeshiva University men’s basketball team earned its fourth consecutive Skyline victory, defeating Maritime College by a score of 79-56, at the Max Stern Athletic Center on Saturday evening. The Maccabees advance to 5-5 this season and 5-2 in the conference, while the Privateers drop to 2-8 overall

MTA Talmidim Enjoy Incredible Yeshiva-Wide Shabbaton

MTA talmidim and rebbeim enjoyed an incredible Yeshiva-Wide Shabbaton on November 15th—17th. It began with an eventful Thursday evening being “snowed in” yeshiva, where everyone still had a great time playing basketball, hockey, and ping-pong, in addition to learning in the Beis Medrash and having a

Back to Back Marathons

“You’ve done some crazy things, but two marathons in eight days? I think you have finally lost your mind.”

That was my wife’s reaction when I told her last year of my plan.

(This was planned? You have lost your mind.)

It didn’t start out as a “two in eight days.” I wasn’t sure if I would get into the New York City

YU Student Athletes Stand Together for Pittsburgh

The Yeshiva University student athletes chose to take a stand over the past month.

 Last Tuesday, November 20,

A Slam Dunk for Israel’s Soldiers

The soldiers of the Israel Defense Forces face many challenges as they give their all to secure the country’s volatile northern and southern borders. Iran is constantly stirring up its proxies in Lebanon and Syria, and Hamas ensures that not a week goes by without violent protests emanating from

SAR Girls B-Ball Win Glouberman Tourney  

The SAR girls varsity basketball team won the fourth annual Steve Glouberman, z”l, Tournament in Los Angeles this past week.  The five day long event featured 10 girls teams and nine boys teams from schools around the country. After landing really late at night, the Sting woke up early for their first game

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 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 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 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 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.

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