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Heschel Tennis Team Starts Off Strong and Undefeated

Claudia Messer ‘25, Online Editor May 13, 2024

Though the Heschel tennis season has only just begun, it is already off to an incredible start! This year’s coach, Michal Bareket-Bloom, will be coaching both the girls’ and boys’ teams. Currently,...

UConn Goes Back to Back in Men’s NCAA Tournament

Ariel Zeltzer ‘27, Assistant Sports Editor May 13, 2024

The No. 1 Seed UConn Huskies embarrassed the No. 1 Seed Purdue Boilermakers in the Men's NCAA basketball finals on Apr. 8 to win March Madness 2024 with a score of 75-60. UConn continued its dominance...

Roosevelt HS Coach and Player Dismissed After Shouting Antisemitic Rhetoric at Leffell Opponents

Sylvia Zeltzer ‘24, Editor-in-Chief March 15, 2024

A girls’ Varsity basketball game on Jan. 4 between the Leffell School in Hartsdale and Roosevelt High School in Yonkers ended after the third quarter due to antisemitic remarks from Roosevelt players....

NFL Comeback Player of the Year Award Sparks Controversy

Felix Harari ‘24, Sports Editor March 15, 2024

When Bills safety Damar Hamlin collapsed on the field just minutes into a critical matchup against the Cincinnati Bengals last January, the sports world held its breath. Hamlin suffered a cardiac arrest...

Spring Sports Preview

Sammy Fisher ‘25, Assistant Sports Editor March 15, 2024

After a spectacular winter season of Heschel athletics, the spring sports teams look poised to continue the success they have enjoyed in recent years. Leading the charge is the baseball team. After...

David Portnoy Wins One Million Dollars Bet on the Michigan vs. Alabama Rose Bowl

The college football semi-final game, known as the Rose Bowl, took place in Pasadena, California on Jan. 2. The Michigan Wolverines played a long-awaited game against the Alabama Crimson Tide.  David...

Heschel Basketball Teams Had Mixed Seasons

Ariel Zeltzer '27, Staff Writer March 15, 2024

The Heschel basketball teams had plenty of both success and challenges in the 2023-24 season. The boys' Varsity team secured the 4th seed in the playoffs after a 38-36 victory against the SAR Sting with...

Michigan’s Wolverines Take Home the Championship

Nathaniel Friedman ‘25, Staff Writer March 15, 2024

On Monday, Jan. 8, the Michigan Wolverines faced the Washington Huskies in the College Football Playoff (CFP) championship game. The big story in the leadup to this game was the cheating allegations against...

NCAA Punishes Michigan for Sign Stealing

Felix Harari ‘24, Sports Editor January 27, 2024

The NCAA has decided to suspend Wolverines coach Jim Harbaugh for three games after conducting an investigation into the Michigan football team. While Harbaugh’s role in the scandal is unclear, it...

Heschel Basketball Teams Take on Baltimore!

Heschel Basketball Teams Take on Baltimore!

Olivia Levine ‘25 and Daphne Stifelman ‘25 January 27, 2024

The girls' and boys' varsity basketball teams left for the Weiner Family Tournament on Nov. 29, eager to prove themselves and to bring home the championship. The tournament was hosted by Beth Tfilloh (BT),...

YU Basketball Team Shows Strong Support For Israel

Sammy Fisher ‘25, Assistant Sports Editor January 27, 2024

As tensions on college campuses continue to rise in response to the ongoing Israel-Hamas war, Yeshiva University’s (YU) basketball team has shown unwavering support for Israel. For many on the team,...

Can Heschel Girls Varsity Basketball Thrive Out of a League?

Abby Segal ‘26, Staff Writer January 27, 2024

As the girls junior varsity (JV) basketball team was moved to the Yeshiva League this year, the girls varsity team was left stranded, without a league.  This decision–made by Jezel Encarnacion, the...

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