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Posts Tagged ‘softball’

Marble Rye won it all in the Inter-Congregational Men’s Club Summer Softball League’s fall season.

Marble Rye Slices Competition in Fall Softball League

Fall isn’t just for football. The Inter-Congregational Men’s Club Summer Softball League has a fall version, a six-team league that plays a compact six-week schedule of five Sundays of regular-season doubleheaders and playoffs on the final Sunday. Fall league organizer Steve Atchman does his best to make the teams competitive, mixing and matching players from…

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Past winners of the Michael Yendick “Pure Heart” Award and members of Yendick’s family at this year’s award presentation

Umps Make The Call On Yendick Award Winner

All the umpires in the Inter-Congregational Men’s Club Summer Softball League know Jeff Diskin. But that’s not a bad thing. “Jeff is a good soul,” said longtime league umpire-in-chief Rob Landaw. “He fits the name of the award 100 percent.” The award is the Michael Yendick “Pure Heart” Award. Above: Past winners of the Michael Yendick…

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B’nai B’rith golf league champs Gary Klinger and Dale Taub

3 Sports, Championships

Gary Klinger has won a B’nai B’rith sports triple crown over the past several months. His team won the championship of the Brotherhood-Eddie Jacobson bowling league this spring. He was a member of the Temple Israel No. 6 squad that won the Greenberg Division title in the Inter-Congregational Men’s Club Summer Softball League. Also this…

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Detroit Games co-chair Karen Gordon, director Jeremy Fishman and co-chair Franci Silver along with Stacie Francombe and Carissa Mindt from Atlanta

Wanted: Maccabi Games Participants

The Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit will play host to the JCC Maccabi Games and ArtsFest next year. Aug. 4-9, 2019, to be exact. Even though the dates are about 10 months away, a call went out last week for local athletes to try out for Detroit teams and sign up for individual sports,…

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Morgan Leib had to watch the game from the penalty box while her Detroit teammates killed off a hooking call against her.

No Hockey Medal For Detroit, But Many Good Memories

Depending upon who is asked, Morgan Leib is either the second or third girl to play hockey in the JCC Maccabi Games & ArtsFest. She’s definitely the first girl to play for Detroit in the three years hockey has been part of the Maccabi Games. And there’s no doubt Leib and her Detroit teammates split…

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The Detroit hockey team that competed at the JCC Maccabi Games & ArtsFest in California

Perseverance Pays Off For Female Hockey Player

The first results from Detroit are in from the JCC Maccabi Games & ArtsFest in Orange County, Calif., and they’re as cold as ice. The Detroit hockey team reached the quarterfinals of the 11-team competition last week but didn’t advance any further and fell one victory short of making it to the medal round. Mark…

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Playoff Titles On The Line In Softball League

Let the playoffs begin. The regular season is over in the Inter-Congregational Men’s Club Summer Softball League, and the playoffs will be held the next two Sundays. Also on the league’s agenda this Sunday are presentations of the prestigious Jeff Fox Sportsmanship and Michael Yendick “Pure Heart” awards. First, let’s go to the diamond, where…

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Celebrity Jews: Movies, Binge-Watching And Sports

AT THE MOVIES Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot is based on the true-life story of the late John Callahan (Joaquin Phoenix, 48). His severe alcoholism led to a car accident that left him a quadriplegic. Callahan gradually regains the will to live via an unlikely mentor: a rich, gay guy named Dexter…

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Teammates Steve Achtman (left), Brandon Achtman, Shawn Achtman and Jonathan Fellows and Brandon Achtman’s daughter Ellianna Achtman. Photos by Chuck Freedman

Softball League Is A Family Affair

Photos by Chuck Freedman The Inter-Congregational Men’s Club Summer Softball League is as much about family as it is competition and camaraderie. Take Mitch Kline and his son Evan Kline, for instance. They play for Temple Shir Shalom No. 2. Mitch Kline is the team’s manager. Father and son have been on the team since…

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Randy Winston of Temple Israel No. 3 concentrates at the plate.

18 Teams Hope To Sparkle On The Diamond This Season

Play ball! The Inter-Congregational Men’s Club Summer Softball League’s 23rd season is under way, although it’s a slow start because after Opening Day on a sunny May 6, there were no games the next two Sundays because of Mother’s Day and Shavuot. Play in the weekly league will resume Sunday, May 27, over the Memorial…

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