Play ball!

by Emily Jacobs Staff Writer The smell of the hot dogs and the freshly cut grass, the crack of the bat hitting the ball, the roar of the crowd and the crunch of the peanuts all mean one thing: baseball season is here. Our local Washington Nationals, who went 98 and 64 last season and ended… Read More

Local NYU player to play pro basketball in Israel

Carl Yaffe’s first word was not “mama” or “dada.” It was “ball.” This was perhaps an early hint that the New York University senior basketball player was destined to be an athlete from the beginning. After he graduates, Yaffe plans to get citizenship in Israel and play professionally for either the country’s Winner or National… Read More

Undersized Gesher girls win championship

When the six middle-school girls from Gesher Jewish Day School (6-2) took the floor for warm-ups before the ABC League championship game against Alexandria Country Day School, it was obvious they were undersized. The three sixth-graders, one seventh-grader and two eighth-graders dressed in their purple Gesher United jerseys were ready to show that the size… Read More