Thursday, July 09, 2020


Sarachek: A Slam Dunk for Jewish Pride

Over the weekend, “March Madness” returned to the Max Stern Athletic Center on Yeshiva University’s Wilf Campus in Washington Heights. From March 27-31, 20 yeshiva high school basketball teams from across the U.S. and Canada met at YU to battle it out for the top spot in the University’s 23rd Annual Red Sarachek Invitational Basketball Tournament.



TABC Captures Third Place in 2014 Sarachek

The TABC Storm was one of 20 teams from around the country invited to the Annual Red Sarachek Basketball Tournament held by Yeshiva University. The #5 seed entering, the Storm looked to make a run for the championship game. TABC had a terrific championship series, losing by a mere point to the eventual yeshiva league champions, North Shore Hebrew


TABC Junior Hockey Senior Champs

The fifth-seeded Maple Leafs wore their glass slippers all the way through playoffs, defeating the third-seeded Penguins 2-1 to win the championship.

Late in the first period Yechiel Keiser converted a pass from Ephraim Landa on a 2-on-1 to give the Penguins a 1-0 lead after the first. Penguins goalie Gilad Holzer made that score stand up until 2.4


Sarachek Sports Scenes




TABC Storm Defeats Rambam for JV Hockey Championship

March 23 finally arrived and the TABC Storm and Rambam Ravens traveled to Lawrence Middle School to play for the JV hockey championship. The Storm were looking to capture the sixth straight championship in the JV league.

The stands were filled as the game started out with both teams getting early chances, but were tied late in the first period. With


Ma’ayanot Hockey Defeats Kushner 7 – 1

On Monday night, March 17th, fans filled the stands in Ma’ayanot to cheer on the Ma’ayanot Rapids hockey team as they won their opening game against the Kushner Cobras, 7-1! Ahuva Shafier scored the first goal of the night with only a minute left in the first period. Just five seconds into the second period, Alex Fuchs scored a goal for Ma’ayanot; Avital


Frisch Lady Cougars Hockey Victorious over Ramaz

On Tuesday, March 18th, the defending girls hockey champion Frisch Cougars opened their season against the Ramaz Rams in Paramus. This year’s Frisch team brings back a core group of players including new starting goalie Junior Jessica Adler; on defense, lone senior Yael Ledner; juniors Leora Jarashow, Ariela Katz, and sophomore Talia Levie; on offense,


Sixth Grade Noam Knights Surge to a Fast Start

The Noam Knights have had a great start to the season. They opened the season at Manhattan Day School, with the Knights winning by 29 in a terrific opening game.

Next came the home opener vs. SAR, and the team’s first real test. The Knights got off to an awful start as SAR began the game with a 7-0 lead. But the Knights were able to make critical mid-game


Teaneck Baseball Organization Takes the Field

The clocks have been sprung forward; the temperature is finally above freezing. Day by day the landscape is looking like Bergen County and not the set of Disney’s Frozen. This means it’s time for Teaneck to take to the field and play ball

In Teaneck, one of the faces behind the scenes of the Teaneck Baseball Organization


Women’s Softball Team Debuts At YU

The Yeshiva University softball team made school history on Tuesday afternoon by playing its first varsity game in school history. The Maccabees were led by Teaneck natives Erin Potasnick, Merav Saden Barach and Kayla Applebaum.

Yeshiva made a statement from the outset that it is ready to play as Potasnick hit a two-run inside- the-park homerun in the


JV Girls Basketball Captures SAR’s First Championship of the Year

On March 12th, the SAR JV Girls Basketball traveled to TABC to take on Ma’ayanot in the Yeshiva League championship game.

The two teams were engaged in a defensive battle from the start and at the end of the first quarter SAR held onto a slim 8-6 lead.

In the second quarter, the Lady Sting showed why they were playing for a