Friday, August 07, 2020


Ma’ayanot Rapids Softball Win Season Opener 16-3

The Ma’ayanot Rapids began its softball season strongly, with a 16-3 away-game win against Kushner. The Rapids came out swinging, scoring six of its sixteen runs in the very first inning. At the atop of the batting order was senior Aliza Kaszovitz (’15), who scored three times, and hit three grounders, each of which was a base

YU Men’s Volleyball Sweeps Past Webb and Pratt to Win Another HVIAC Championship

NEW YORK, NY—The Yeshiva University Men’s Volleyball Team, the Maccabees, collected another championship and officially exit the Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (HVIAC) on top once they defeated Pratt Institute 3-0 (25-19, 26-24, 26-24), therein closing out an HVIAC dynasty.

Maayanot Rapids Return from Pesach Break With Win

Playing in a game after consuming a week’s worth of matzah is no easy task, but the Rapids looked to shake off the rust and maintain their winning ways at home against the stingy Hillel Heat. The game started slow as both teams adjusted to a week of no play. Shortly thereafter the Rapids awoke, scoring five quick goals to take a

Ma’ayanot Defeats HAFTR in Hockey, 2-0

On the second night after returning from Pesach vacation, the Ma’ayanot Rapids Hockey Team visited HAFTR for a rare matchup between last season’s division winners. The small HAFTR gym made it a closely fought contest wherein the players battled hard for every inch. Much of the first period was played on the HAFTR side of the gym and the

Calling All Bruriah Alumni

A Basketball Showdown of alumni vs. current students is scheduled for Sunday, April 26, 11am-1pm at the Jewish Educational Center’s Bruriah Campus—330 Elmora Ave, Elizabeth, NJ. A few player spots are still available. Contact Coach Susan Rifkin (This email address is being

YMSSA Sixth Grade Playoff Preview

Pesach vacation is over and for sixth grade yeshiva basketball, it is playoff time. The road to Championship Sunday, May 3rd begins this week.

In the boys league all other teams are paced by two undefeated powerhouses, SAR and Noam. In division one, Yeshivat Noam Knights posted a perfect

Second Annual Semmelman Hockey All Star Game to Benefit iShine

On Sunday, April 26th, TABC’s new gym will be the site of the Second Annual Esther Semmelman Memorial All Star Hockey Games. The games are in memory of Esther Semmelman, devoted wife and the mother of Alyssa (Frisch 2016) and David (TABC 2014).  Proceeds from the event will benefit iShine, a unique after-school program for

WDS Wildcat Middle School Soccer is Back for Year Two

Coming off a semi-final loss in their first year in the middle school soccer league, the Wildcats looked to rebound in year two. Leading up to the Pesach break, the Wildcats enjoyed practice and the anticipation of the new season. Infused with a core group of eighth graders and some new recruits, the Wildcats looked poised to make a run.

RYNJ Jaguars’ Tenacious Effort

Led by captain Sarah Yager and junior captain Avigayil Kahn, the RYNJ Jaguars finished their regular season with an impressive 8-2 record. The team demonstrated unparalleled teamwork and determination, securing a spot for themselves in the playoffs. Player contributions were made across the board from not only the starters, but

Sports Scenes

Pizza Block Coyotes Win Jr. Championship in SAR Floor Hockey League

SARFHL Junior Champions the Pizza Block Coyotes - Gabriel Bellin-Schonfeld, Benjamin Beretz, Judah Hain,  Ariel Krauss, Aryeh Levenson, Samuel Lukashok, Aiden Rosenbaum, Raphael Roshwalb, Joseph Shaykin, Gavi Tropper, Maxwell Weinberger and Coaches: Josh Rosenbaum and Harris Lukashok

White Plains Native/Stern Student Rachel Mirsky Named Player of the Week

NEW YORK, N.Y.- The Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (HVIAC) has announced that Rachel Mirsky has been named its softball Player of the Week for the week ending March 29.

Mirsky had a great week for the Maccabees in what was a history making span for Yeshiva softball who won its

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