Monday, September 25, 2017


Gotham Burger Sportstar of the Week Gavi Smith

The Jewish Link and Gotham Burger would like to recognize TABC’s Gavi Smith as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. Earlier this month Gavi Smith nailed a clutch “3” with just under 3 seconds left in overtime. This shot propelled TABC to a Tier 1 qualifying win in the Sarachek Tournament. When asked about Smith, TABC coach

SAR Ice Hockey Wins First Yeshiva Game

In the first ice hockey game involving two Modern Orthodox New York City yeshiva high schools, the SAR High School ice hockey team defeated Yeshiva of Flatbush 8-4. Gordie Kolb HS ‘18 and Solomon

A Season of Hard Work and One Goal in Mind

SAR 7/8 Girls Basketball Remain Undefeated Champions

After losing only one time last year in the semifinals, the SAR Academy 7th/8th girls basketball team was ready to reclaim the title. Having an undefeated regular season was not enough for the returning

SAR JV Basketball Heads to Championships

Sons Defeat Fathers in Inaugural YIWP Father-Son Hockey Game

It could have been a scene from the Yeshiva floor hockey league in the mid-1980’s. Former HANC Captain Joey Orlian was patrolling the blueline. Reuvaine Kinches, former goalie for OTI and Camp Hillel, was between the pipes. Even Adam Ingber, a famed goal-scorer at Ramaz, was spotted in the building. Actually, though, it

Rapids JV Soccer Grounds the Lady Falcons 6-3

Ma’ayanot junior varsity soccer played their first game this week against Flatbush. The young team with only 3 sophomores proved to be ready for Flatbush’s talented goalie. The first period started evenly. Freshman, Danit Forman had a shot assisted by fellow freshman Noa Berkowitz. Sophomore, Kate Weinberg had several strong

SAR Hockey Defeats DRS on Way to the Semifinals

Playing behind a massive crowd in Riverdale, the SAR Sting defended their home rink by defeating the DRS Wildcats 6-2 in the quarterfinals. Strong play by DRS goalie Gabriel Miller, and SAR goalie Jonah Amron kept the game scoreless. But midway through the second period, defenseman Eli Best put home a rebound to give the Sting an

YU to Host Milestone 25th Sarachek Basketball Invitational

20 Teams Vie for Top Spot In North America’s Most Prestigious Jewish High School Basketball Competition

Marking its milestone 25th year, Yeshiva University’s Annual Red Sarachek Invitational Basketball Tournament will bring together hundreds of student athletes and

TABC Storm Varsity Hockey Defeat Ramaz, Advance to Semis

Thursday night February 25, the TABC Storm hosted the Ramaz Rams in the varsity hockey quarterfinals. Fans piled in from both sides for this highly anticipated game. The game got off to a quick start with TABC finding themselves on a 4-on-2, and as Ramaz killed off the first penalty, Calev Minsky netted a power play goal. Then,

SAR JV Basketball Tops HAFTR 50-38 in Quarterfinals

The 12-point differential is misleading as the game was close the entire game, until SAR pulled away in the final few minutes. HAFTR overcame an 8-point first-half deficit with a furious rally at the end of the second quarter, giving them a 24-23 halftime lead. SAR charged back in the 3rd and was up 8, only to see HAFTR once again

Frisch Varsity Hockey Wins Comeback Overtime Thriller

The first game of the quarterfinals was electric. Frisch came out flying, scoring an early goal and dominating the first 10 minutes. The goal sparked Rambam and they ended the period with tremendous urgency. They continued that play in the 2nd, scoring three 3 unanswered goals.

The Frisch

SAR Wrestling Finishes First at Wittenberg

The SAR wrestling team, in only its fifth year, has taken first place at the 21st Henry Wittenberg Invitational Wrestling Tournament, and this is not the first time. SAR wrestling’s theme this year was the construction of a dynasty. Out of the 14 weight classes, SAR had five first place finishers,

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