YULA Panthers Defeat SAR Sting in Rematch of 2011 Sarachek Finals; Win Record Seventh Championship
The winner of Yeshiva University’s 2011 Sarachek Tournament is SAR High School Five days of basketball and friendly competition among Yeshiva high school teams from across the United States and Canada are over. The winner of Yeshiva University’s 2011 Sarachek Tournament is SAR High School, which defeated YULA 43-36 before a packed gym on Monday […]
Yeshiva University’s 20th Annual Red Sarachek Invitational Basketball Tournament begins March 24 Yeshiva University’s 20th Annual Red Sarachek Invitational Basketball Tournament tips off at 10am on March 24, 2011, at the Max Stern Athletic Center on YU’s Wilf Campus. The tournament, named after revered former Maccabees coach Bernard “Red” Sarachek, features 20 Jewish high school […]
Chants of “M-T-A” and “R-A-M-S! Rams! Rams! Rams!” reverberated throughout the filled-to-capacity crowd at Yeshiva University’s Max Stern Athletic Center as hundreds of students, parents and alumni gathered to watch the 18th annual Red Sarachek Basketball Tournament championship game between the Yeshiva University High School for Boys / Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy (YUHSB) Lions and the Ramaz Rams—both of Manhattan. In the end, Ramaz’s defense proved too tough for the Lions as the Rams pulled away with a 48-26 victory.
When filmmaker David Vyorst decided to make “The First Basket,” a documentary about Jews and basketball, his research led him to Yeshiva University’s legendary coach Red Sarachek. The late Sarachek, deeply loved and immensely respected by his players, was also a major figure in the development of the game.
A frenzied group of fans stormed the court for the third game in a row following Ida Crown Jewish Academy’s first-place finish in Yeshiva University’s 17th Annual Red Sarachek Basketball Tournament on March 31. Although the final game came easy to the Ida Crown Aces, they barely survived two wild contests en route to their first tournament championship.
In an edge-of-your-seat finale to the 16th Annual Red Sarachek High School Basketball Tournament, the Young Israel of Century City Panthers (YICC) clinched their sixth trophy as one of the star players from Chicago’s Ida Crown Jewish Academy Aces barely missed a three-point shot at the buzzer. To view tournament photo gallery click here.
For the first time in the 15-year history of Yeshiva University’s Red Sarachek Basketball Tournament, the champions emerged from outside the United States. Community Hebrew Academy of Toronto (CHAT) defeated Frisch School of Paramus, NJ, 52-42 April 3 to claim the coveted high school championship.