Thursday, October 19, 2017

Sports

SAR Varsity Basketball Pulls Out 11 Point Comeback ​

On Monday night, December 19, the SAR boys varsity basketball team faced off against the TABC Storm. The game started off with sloppy play from both teams. After trading baskets throughout the quarter, the Sting led 13-11. However, the lead didn’t last long. The Storm outscored SAR 12-9 and finished the quarter up by two. From there, it

The Jewish Link and Gotham Burger Sportstar of the Week: Henry Mann

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger would like to recognize thirteen year old Henry Mann as this week’s sportstar of the week. After leading his team to the YMSSA championship game two years in a row (winning it all in sixth grade), the Salanter Akiba Riverdale (SAR) eighth grader collected MVP honors at the

SAR Varsity Hockey Continues Dominant Play

SAR’s Varsity hockey team defeated MTA 6-1 last Monday night in Washington Heights. MTA, playing for postseason lives, came out firing, dominating puck possession in the first period. Despite that, a Gordie Kolb power play goal gave SAR an early 1-0 lead. MTA quickly responded, however,  tying it at one moments later. The game was tied

Swish for Sderot Yeshiva Basketball Tourney Is a Win-Win for All

The Swish for Sderot Yeshiva Day School Basketball Tournament Mega Grand Finale 2016 took place on Sunday, December 4, at SAR Academy in Riverdale. The event was the culmination of a month-long program to raise awareness and funds for the community and Hesder Yeshiva of Sderot, as well as having 16 yeshiva day schools play

SAR Sting Win the Swish for Sderot Tournament

Sixteen schools competed in a basketball tournament to raise awareness for Sderot. Each of those teams committed to raising $1000 and well over that number was raised. SAR was the location for both the first and last games. While the eighth grade SAR Sting played in both games, the results could not have been more

TABC JV Teams Sweep MTA and Remain Undefeated

The TABC JV basketball and hockey teams both came away with victories on Motzei Shabbat against the MTA Lions. Both schools’ basketball teams came into the night undefeated, so it figured to be a great matchup between two of the conference’s strongest teams. The Lions came out with a lot of energy, and quickly built an early lead. They

MTA’s 3-on-3 7th/8th Grade Basketball Tourney Is a Slam Dunk

This past Friday, MTA hosted their first-ever Middle School 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament. The program began with davening, and continued with breakfast and a fantastic shiur from MTA 9th grade Maggid Shiur Rabbi Jonathan Kessel. As part of his shiur, Rabbi Kessel encouraged the over 50 seventh and eighth graders

Baseball Legend Albert Pujols Makes Historic Visit to Shalva

(Jerusalem)-Los Angeles Angels baseball superstar, Albert Pujols, along with his wife Deidre, made a historic visit to the new Shalva National Children’s Center in November during the course of his maiden trip to Israel. This was the first time an American baseball icon had ever visited Shalva, which was arranged by

Yeshiva University Knocks Off NYU in Their Home Opener

The Yeshiva University men’s basketball team opened the home portion of its schedule in style, by knocking off previously unbeaten New York University by a score of 83-68, at the Max Stern Athletic Center on Sunday afternoon. The Maccabees advanced their record to 2-3, while the Violets fell to 3-1.

Yavneh Academy Road Race Raises Money for Scholarship Needs

Yavneh Academy, located in Paramus, New Jersey, held its 12th Annual 5K /1 Mile Fun Run on Sunday, November 13, at the Westfield Garden State Plaza. The Benjamin Schwartz Memorial 5K Run and 1Mile Fun Run/Walk is named for the brother of Yavneh parent and JLNJ co-publisher Mendy Schwartz and drew over 1,000 people who

Ma’ayanot Rapids Basketball Off to a Great Start

Ma’ayanot’s JV Rapids team had an amazing first game. Sophomore captains Avigayil Kaminetsky, Noa Berkowitz and Avigayil Halpert all put up points for their young team. Kaminetsky had eight points, Berkowitz had four points including two clutch foul shots. Halpert had four points. Esther Avidan had eight points from the floor.

TABC Hockey Splits in Double Header Against Rival Frisch

The TABC Storm took on the Frisch Cougars at home in a thrilling double header. After an exciting win last week over the Ramaz Rams, the varsity team was looking for a second victory. Both schools came out strong, especially on the defensive side of the court. Neither team could catch a break, as TABC was able to match the talent

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