Friday, August 23, 2019


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

YU Men’s Basketball Cruises Past City College for Program-Record Eighth Straight Win

(Courtesy of The Yeshiva University men’s basketball team earned a convincing win over The City College of New York, 109-79, at the Max Stern Athletic Center on

Training Again

My best Ironman bike finish was 7 hours and 15 minutes. That’s an average pace of 15.3 miles per hour. That was back in 2014.

(Wasn’t that the race where you almost passed out from

MTA JV Basketball Lions Win First Game in TABC Doubleheader

What a night! The MTA-TABC doubleheader on Motzei Shabbat, December 22 started off with the JV game at the Max. Sophomore Tani Engel tipped off the ball to freshman Dani Wolk who passed it to sophomore Yosef Zakon, who lasered it to sophomore

MTA Varsity Basketball Lions Seal the Deal With Game #2 Win

It was a sunny November morning in Los Angeles when the MTA varsity basketball Lions and TABC Storm hit the court for the Steve Glouberman Tournament quarter-finals. This game was the first of the potential three games the Lions and Storm would face off in this season and it was a back and forth

SAR Sting Boys JV Basketball Defeat Storm

Sting JV boys basketball defeated TABC 43-41, raising its record to 6-1. Freshman Netanel Hyman hit three 3-pointers in the fourth quarter and the Sting overcame a seven-point halftime deficit to clinch the win. Ely Neuwirth led the Sting with 13 points in this

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

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