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Saturday, May 30, 2020

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The Jewish Link Sportstar of the Week: Eytan Kirschenbaum

The Jewish Link would like to recognize 14-year-old Eytan Kirschenbaum as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The eighth grade student at RYNJ, who will be taking his talents to TABC in the fall, wowed the crowd with an almost perfect 20/21 performance in the first two weeks of the Hustle Heart Sports/Bergen Broncos foul shooting

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Ironman in Canada Part 7: When Bad Things Happen for Good Reasons

My wife bought me a new bike for my 50th birthday.

She did not buy me spare tires.

(You are going to blame this on her?)

Yeah, maybe I should change that tone.

(Doing so might

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Sportstar Select Introduces Zoom Basketball Clinics

By Jewish Link Sports Desk

School seasons, rec leagues and travel teams have been cut short by quarantine and the very real threat of canceled summer camp is looming. Sportstar Select has partnered with an all star cast of professional coaches to offer one-on-one clinics, tailored to your child’s skill

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Hustle Heart/Bergen Broncos Free Throw Shooting League Completes Playoffs

Over the past month, more than 250 kids across 27 schools and four states (New York, New Jersey, Florida and South Carolina), joined together in the launch of the Hustle Heart/Bergen Broncos Free Throw Shooting League. With seven divisions ranging from boys and girls for grades three through 12, it was a huge success! Participating

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MVP Hosts Two Events on Memorial Day Weekend

(Courtesy of MVP) MVP celebrated Sunday and Monday of Memorial Day weekend with two exciting Zoom events.

Sunday featured boy basketball players from yeshiva day school teams competing in a unique 5-3-1 Challenge.

The creative and interactive event

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The Jewish Link Sportstar of the Week: Shifra Prager

The Jewish Link would like to recognize 13-year-old Shifra Prager as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The eighth grade student at Yeshivat Noam, was a key contributor on the 10-1 Noam Knights girls basketball team that had its season cut short hours before their semifinal game at Ramaz. Prager has not let quarantine time mess

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MTA Sports Management Club Hosts Q&A With Alum and LA Dodgers President Stan Kasten

On Tuesday, May 5, MTA’s Sports Management Club hosted a Q&A session with alum Stan Kasten (‘69). Former president of the Atlanta Braves and the Washington Nationals, Kasten is currently the president and part-owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Long involved in Atlanta professional sports, he also served as general

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The Jewish Link Sportstar of the Week: Shira Gold

The Jewish Link would like to recognize 10-year-old Shira Goldas this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The fifth grade student at RYNJ is a talented gymnast who competed in Level 3 in the Garden State Winter Invitational sponsored by the Jewish Gymnastics League on Sunday February 9, in Boonton, NJ. Shira earned a 9.1 on her balance

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MVP 2020 Girls All Stars Shine

(Courtesy of MVP) Hoping you and your family are safe and well. What better way to celebrate Mother’s Day than with the MVP Girls All Star Zoom Hot Shot Challenge! On Sunday May 10, MVP Basketball Camps hosted the competition featuring All Stars as selected by their respective coaches from yeshivas throughout

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Ironman in Canada 7: Two Halves Do Not Make a Whole

So it’s official...

(You are retired?)

Yeah, right. No, I’m sad to say, Ironman Canada will not take place this year due to the Coronavirus.

(So, you are taking the year off from racing?)

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