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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...

Boys Varsity Basketball Team Dominates Yeshiva League

Zack Levy ‘26 and Nathaniel Friedman ‘25 January 27, 2024

For the first time in years, Heschel’s boys varsity basketball team is a dominant force in the Yeshiva League. Having vanquished Ohr Yisroel, JEC, Rambam, and TABC, the Heat, 4-0, looked unstoppable.  In...

An Incredible Homecoming To Never Forget

Ari Vogel ‘26 and Zack Levy ‘26 January 27, 2024

Walking into the Heschel Middle School gym on the date of Homecoming, the energy was palpable. After grabbing some popcorn and cotton candy, Heschel students and faculty began to fill the gym. Many...

How Advanced Training Methods Have Changed the Game of Baseball

Ari Vogel ‘26, Staff Writer December 5, 2023

Throughout the 2023 Major League Baseball season, many players have sought out new training methods to improve their game. In this search, many players have chosen two companies: Tread Athletics and Driveline...

Heschel Basketball Takes on New Leadership

Zack Levy ‘23 and Georgia Bregman ‘23 December 5, 2023

Heschel has hired new coaches for the 2023-2024 Junior Varsity and Varsity Boys and Girls basketball seasons. Under this new leadership, the basketball teams aim to gain skills and insight into the game,...

Senior Stars Shine Light on Bright Future of Varsity Soccer at Heschel

Felix Harari '24, Sports Editor December 5, 2023

Soccer at Heschel has been growing since the creation of the girls’ varsity team in 2022 and continues trending up. Despite a disappointing loss in the semi-finals to Stony Brook, the eventual champions,...

Yankees Pitchers Start Organization in Support of Israel

Yankees Pitchers Start Organization in Support of Israel

Sammy Fisher '25, Assistant Sports Editor December 5, 2023

The Jewish world has been in shock since Oct. 7. While many Jewish athletes have demonstrated their support through drawings on their uniforms and posts on social media, two New York Yankees went above...

Jewish Rising Star Zach Gelof Breaks into MLB

Sammy Fisher ‘25, Assistant Sports Editor October 9, 2023

Jewish Middle Infielder and Team Israel star Zack Gelof has had a wonderful start to his career, winning the award for American League (AL) Rookie of the Month. The twenty-three year old was called...

U.S. Sprinter Makes Controversial Comments About the NBA’s Prestige

Felix Harari ‘24, Sports Editor October 9, 2023

Following a dominant performance in the World Athletics Championship (WAC), U.S. sprinter Noah Lyles challenged the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) use of the title “World Champion.” “What...

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