Tuesday, August 11, 2020


The Jewish Link Sportstar of the Week: Kayla Miodownik

The Jewish Link of New Jersey would like to recognize 17-year-old Kayla Miodownik as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The senior at the Bruriah High School for Girls has been playing volleyball for Bruriah since ninth grade. She is one of the captains this year and does a great job of motivating her team and preparing them for


Ironman in Canada: Part 3

“I see it says ‘Swim, Bike, Run’ on your kippah. Is that the order? I have always wondered?” Tom Friedman asked me as a I turned to leave after dropping off his Purim basket.

(It was really more of a bag than a basket.)

That’s not


2020 IBL Championship Preview

Editor's Note: The IBL championship games are being postponed due to the coronavirus.


(4) Yeshiva League Pass 65,
(1) KHK/SZG Investments 53

Coming into the night, KHK had lost just one game all


The Jewish Link Sportstar of the Week: Zach Amos

The Jewish Link of New Jersey would like to recognize 16-year-old Zach Amos as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The junior at The Frisch School was crowned the “Dominator” at last month’s Wittenberg Tournament. The award is given annually to the wrestler with the most pins in the least amount of time in the championship


RYNJ 7/8 Grade Girls Basketball Team Completes Another Run to MJDSBL Champs

RYNJ Jaguars seventh-eighth grade girls basketball had another season to remember in 2019-2020, finishing with a 9-2 record. Led by captains Nechama Adler and Miri Hochberg, head coach Shaina Gross and assistant coach Barbra Solomon could not be more proud of what the team accomplished this season. With only five returning players


COVID-19 Pandemic Ends YU Men’s Basketball Team’s Greatest Season Ever

The #13 Macs’ historic season has officially come to an end— not via a loss, but due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. Although the NCAA attempted to continue conference tournament play without any fan presence, NCAA President Mark Emmert was left no choice when all U.S. major sports leagues postponed or canceled their seasons




The RAIN on Water Event Space Sportstar of the Week: Noah Fishman

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and The RAIN on Water Event Space would like to recognize 13-year-old Noah Fishman as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The eighth grader at the Moriah School, like many 13-year-old boys, loves playing basketball. Since he was 8-years-old, he has been playing in AAU, rec leagues and summer camps. As


YU Advances to Sweet 16 With Victory Over Penn State Harrisburg in Second Round of NCAA Tournament

(Courtesy of yumacs.com) The No. 13 Yeshiva University men’s basketball team earned a victory in its NCAA tournament second round game over Penn State Harrisburg, 102-83, at Goldfarb Gymnasium on Saturday evening. Yeshiva advances to the Sweet 16, where they will play nationally ranked No. 3 Randolph-Macon College next


TABC Varsity Basketball Storm Past DRS to the Championship

(Courtesy of TABC Sports) On Wednesday night, TABC hosted DRS for the varsity semifinal game. The night began with a pregame Purim shiur from TABC’s Rabbi Dovid Einhorn. After the shiur there was Chickie’s, and as the fans fueled up on food, the school began filling up. As the tip-off drew near, the gym was packed, not


Ramaz Hockey Advances to Championship for First Time in 33 Years

Ramaz came into Kushner with energy and motivation. After a shocking upset win over Frisch, Ramaz continued its stunning cup run with a 5-3 win over Kushner. Three goals from captain Eddie Catton, earning him YLP player of the week, and two goals from Joey Kaplan led Ramaz to victory. EJ Singer also played incredibly well


TABC JV Hockey Storms Into the Championship

(Courtesy of TABC) The TABC JV hockey team headed out to the Five Towns for a big semifinal matchup against DRS on Sunday. With the stakes as high as ever, the Storm played their most complete game of the season. Offense, defense and goaltending all came together to deliver a resounding 4-1 victory on the road. The Storm defense