Friday, July 03, 2020


Ironman in Canada: Part 2

“The point of a journey is not to arrive,” Neil Peart.

The journey is the prize.

(No, the prize is that prize. The only reason to do anything is the trophy.)

There is a greater reward. One that you find inside

Turell and Leifer Named All-Americans; Steinmetz Selected as D3hoops National Coach of the Year

(Courtesy of D3hoops released its All-America teams on its website, on Tuesday evening, and Yeshiva University is heavily represented. Sophomore guard Ryan Turell was selected to the D3hoops All-America first team, while senior forward Gabriel Leifer earned a spot on its All-America fourth team. Elliot Steinmetz was tabbed as

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 within a

Ironman in Canada: Part 1

I am officially registered for Ironman Mont Tremblant.

Known among triathletes at IMMT, this race is 80 minutes drive from Montreal, Canada.

(How long a drive is it from your home in New Jersey?)

Five hours, 27

SAR Girls Varsity Bball Sting the Hawks, Advance To Champs

(Courtesy of SAR)  SAR girl’s varsity traveled to HAFTR Tuesday night to face the 11-1 Hawks in this semifinal match up. SAR looked to avenge their loss to HAFTR In the seeding rounds of the Glouberman Tournament.

The game started slowly with each team trading baskets and trying to settle

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

Ultra Marathon: Part 10

I kept moving, one foot in front of the other, never stopping, as I continued north. Then it was a left turn at the 102nd Street crossing. This took me past the starting line, more volunteers and a table of food and drinks. I was hi-fiving the volunteers and feeling great, until I noticed the lap counter: 

YU Men’s Bball: Skyline Champs 

(Courtesy of For the second time in three years, the Yeshiva University men’s basketball team captured the Skyline Conference championship, thanks to an 86-74 victory over Purchase College, at the Max Stern Athletic Center on Sunday afternoon. The Maccabees earned an automatic

SAR Wins Katz Yeshiva HS JV Bball Tournament

On February 9, the SAR High School JV boys basketball team, fresh off a 9-1 regular season record and having attained a first round playoff bye, flew to South Florida to participate in the Katz Yeshiva High School JV Tournament.  The three-day event

Ultra Marathon: Part 9 of 10

On a cold Sunday morning in November, 300 people gathered in Central Park, wrapped in several layers of clothing.

(So y’all looked like

Ultra Marathon: Part 8

I woke up before my alarm.  For anyone who has ever woken minutes before their alarm, you understand. Part of me knew I had to get up and part of me just wanted to lay there in the predawn hours.

The RAIN on Water Event Space Sportstar Of the Week: Sammy Teplitsky

The Jewish Link of Bronx, Westchester and Connecticut and The RAIN on Water Event Space would like to recognize 14-year-old Sammy Teplitsky as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The eighth grader at SAR Academy had 18 points and 15 rebounds in a huge win against Moriah last month and the Sting

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