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Gotham Burger Sportstar of the Week Elliot Eisner

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The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger would like to recognize 14-year-old Elliot Eisner as sportstar of the week. The Yeshivat Noam eighth grader was captain of the Noam Knights hockey team and MVP of the Esther Semmelman All-Star League and of the Martin Weiselberg Tournament. Azriel Rauzman, Noam hockey coach...

FDU Hosts One-Week Youth Basketball Clinic

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Summer is a great time to stay in shape and engage in physical activity. And whether it be playing sports, swimming, or bicycling, the summer provides ample opportunities to stay fit. this summer, one of these many opportunities is the Coach Herenda Hoop School.

The school is in its second year under Greg Herenda, the head coach of the Fairleigh Dickinson University men’s basketball team. It was previously run by longtime head coach Tom Green before Herenda took over last year. The camp runs from June 27 to June 30, and is for boys and girls ages 8 to 16. It will be held at the Rothman Center, a tremendous air-conditioned facility on the FDU campus in Hackensack. Aside from Herenda...

Yavneh Youth League Report

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The senior boys Rothenberg Law Firm Reds started their year off tough, with a few close calls but no wins. That was until Memorial Day weekend when they swept a double header and entered the playoffs as the last seed. On Monday night, they faced the CoolKippahs.com Cardinals, the 2 seed in a classic YYL playoff matchup. Posting 6 runs in the first inning, anchored by Jake Rothenberg’s 3-run homer, the Reds struck first. As they do, the Cardinals nipped away at the lead until it was tied after 6 innings. Both teams had opportunities to score after that, but it wasn’t until the eighth inning (the second extra inning) that the Reds were able to secure the win. A great game, reported...

MTA Lions Defeat Hillel Heat in Softball Quarterfinals

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Last Friday, MTA’s junior varsity softball team faced off against the Hillel Heat in the quarterfinals. MTA had lost to Hillel in the regular season 7-0, but the result of the playoff game was very different.

As the away team, the Lions started off the game with three straight hits by Eitan Warburg, Coby Sorotzki and Gabe Isaacs. With the bases loaded, Daniel Landa hit a 2-RBI double to give MTA an early lead. Hillel tied the game in the bottom of the inning with a two-run home run, but MTA regained the lead in the second inning. Coby Sorotzkin hit a 2-RBI triple, and Gabe Isaacs hit a single to score Sorotzkin.

Then, in the fourth inning, the Lions scored seven runs, led by Daniel...

Miracle on the Tennis Court: MTA Lions Defeat Top Seeded Cobras

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On Tuesday night, the MTA Lions Tennis Team came to the courts determined to win their last match of the season. After previous setbacks, they were motivated to do whatever it would take to battle their opponent, the Kushner Cobras.

As MTA arrived at the courts, they watched in fear as the all-star Kushner team practiced. Yet, the Lions were motivated by their inspirational coach, Eli Gerwitz.

The tension filled the air as the various matches picked up in intensity. With sweat pouring from his beard, Josh Zyskind aced his opponent and knocked him down with his wicked strikes. Ezra Wildes strategically battled the flaws of his opponent to take the lead and win his match. Eli Gruenberg...

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