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Synagogue Swingers Swipe at Softballs

Clank. The aluminum bat made sharp contact with the leather-covered softball, thrown so slowly that it seemed to momentarily hang in the summer air...
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She’s at the Fore-Front

Morgan Pressel stood on the green just feet from the 18th hole. For any other competitor, this might be a tense moment, fraught with...
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They Put Their Pedal to the Metal, and Came Up With the Cash

They rode 4,000-strong, creating a human avalanche of bodies, helmets, bicycles, and yes, joy. There was a palpable sense of mission, purpose and delight just...
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Isn’t It Special?

Would you work overtime to make some extra money? What if you could pull in an extra $1.4 million per year? The Philadelphia Phillies certainly...
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The Games Begin With Gusto!

Behind a dazzling display of fireworks and with the help of a star-studded cast of Israeli entertainers, some 7,000 athletes, coaches and officials from...
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Jab With a Left, Hook With a Right: Orthodox Boxer Packs a Punch

The blood came quickly, this time in the second round. Dmitriy Salita's stiff left-hand jab landed squarely on Louis Brown's nose, forcing blood to...
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A League of Their Own

Joshua Lamberg has been around the block once or twice when it comes to baseball; he's played for the University of Richmond and has...
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High Marks for Kicks

This isn't your run-of-the-mill fitness class. It's 9 a.m. on a Friday, and nearly two-dozen men and women are standing and sitting - and...
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Country Club Days: More Than Par for the Course

Golfers didn't only respond to an eagle, tennis players to an ace and card players to a full house at the Jewish Federation of...
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All the Right Moves

Matt Miller stared at the soccer ball just a few feet away, wondering which direction it would fly. A teammate's advice for how to...