Wednesday, June 03, 2020


It’s Raining Threes at MGBL, Season THREE

This past weekend kicked off what promises to be another exciting season of MGBL High School basketball. The High School League is now in its second year and is proud to showcase some of the top yeshiva basketball players in Bergen County and beyond. The rosters are made up of young men who love the game and love to play. Although it is comprised of mostly Bergen


Yeshivat Noam Upsets Yavneh in 6B Playoffs

The Noam Knights entered Sunday’s game looking to avenge a 4 point loss to Yavneh earlier in the season. The Knights came out strong with a solid zone defense, led by Yoni Mann and Billy Krause, to slow down Yavneh’s quick guards. Noam stayed aggressive offensively and built an 18-1 lead after the first quarter.

Yavneh fought back with solid defense and


Moriah 6b to Championship Game

On May 13th, Coach Forman and his undefeated (10-0) squad hosted SAR for the YMSSA semi-finals playoff game.

Moriah started off very strong with its stellar fast breaks by Jon Comet, Rafi Lewis, and Isaac Horowitz. As the first quarter ended, Moriah was in control with the score 14-5. Horowitz, who scored 10 points in the first quarter, led


JLBC Sportstar of the Week—David Gellis

On Sunday, May 11th, David Gelllis had a perfect day at the plate. Gellis was three for three with three homeruns and walk in the nine-inning Mother’s Day game. His three homers were TBO team Generator Plus’s only hits as the game ended in a 3-3 tie with team Jewish Link of Bergen County.

Word around the clubhouse is that Gellis, before




Esther Semmelman Memorial All-Star Games Recap

On Sunday, May 4th, the first annual Esther Semmelman Memorial All-Star Games featuring 90 of the best varsity and junior varsity floor hockey players from the Metropolitan Yeshiva High School Hockey League were played at Torah Academy of Bergen County. Players from TABC, MTA, Frisch, JEC, Kushner, SAR, Magen


Ma’ayanot Hockey Report

On April 29th the Ma’ayanot Rapids hosted the Ramaz Rams. Alex Fuchs scored the first goal of the night, three minutes into the game. At the end of the first period Avigayil Shapiro and Ally Margulies each scored within 30 seconds of the other, making the score 3-0 at the end of the first.

Yonina Silverman netted the only goal of the second


Moriah 6B Advances to the Semis

It was a great night for The Moriah School. After the sixth grade girls defeated MDS in round one of the playoffs, it was now time for the boys to shine against RPRY.

Moriah started off on a 4-0 run, with two quick steals by Rafi Lewis, who dished off to Isaac Horowitz for the first 4 points. Horowitz went on to score 9 in the first quarter, and led Moriah with


JLBC Sportstar of the Week: Isaac Horowitz

On May 1st, Moriah played and defeated RPRY in the quarterfinals with a lot of help from Isaac Horowitz. He finished with a double double, which included a Moriah season- high 17 points and 12 rebounds; 8 of them offensive. Horowitz also played a great defensive game with 5 steals and only one foul.

Now, Horowitz and Moriah move on to the


April 27th High School Track Meet

Frisch, SAR, Ma’ayanot, Flatbush, and Ramaz sent their track teams to the Kushner track field for a meet/competition on Sunday April 27th. Each track team had been training and practicing for months in order to ready themselves to compete in the relays. There were a 100m, 200m, 400m, half mile, mile, and 100m 4-person relay.

The day began with the


Ma’ayanot Annual Basketball Skills Clinic

Last year, the Ma’ayanot Varsity basketball team organized a basketball clinic for girls in third through fifth grades. Its goal was to teach elementary school girls how to strengthen their skills and how to play in a game. The team put together different drills to help the girls become more comfortable with their dribbling and shooting. They also learned


Noam Defeats SAR 3-2

On April 27 the Noam Knights girl’s hockey team played away against the SAR Sting.

In the first period, SAR took the lead ending the period 2-0. However, after getting a pep talk from their coaches, the Knights started the second period strong and Gabriella Beyda scored a goal in the second period. The team stayed strong and entered the third period