The Lion's Tale

Winter sports

Winter sports

Ari Feuer and Joel Vardon

March 11, 2016


Filed under Sports

CESJDS varsity coaches reflect on the winter season. Read their thoughts about their respective teams below.

He’s got game: an interview with PVAC Player of the Year Bryan Knapp

Bennett Bramson and Noah Green

March 3, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Lion's Tale sat down with junior and PVAC Player of the Year Bryan Knapp to discuss the recent season, his love for basketball and what to expect for CESJDS basketball in the future.  ...

Making the most of a lost season

Making the most of a lost season

Danny Ingber, Reporter

February 24, 2016


Filed under Sports

Every year since he joined the CESJDS wrestling team as a freshman, R.J. Firestone has looked forward to the wrestling season. This year, however, Firestone was not able to participate due to a shoulder injury which he sustained over the summer at wrestling camp at the University of Virginia. Thoug...

Lions come up short in PVAC championship

Lions come up short in PVAC championship

Bennett Bramson, Sports Editor

February 21, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Despite putting together a near-perfect season, the CESJDS boys varsity basketball team fell short on Saturday night, losing in the PVAC championship game to the Sandy Spring Friends School 75-46. At the start of the game, Sandy Spring jumped out to an early 15-3 lead. Malakai Parker, a guard from ...

Boys varsity basketball championship preview

Boys varsity basketball championship preview

Bennett Bramson, Sports Editor

February 19, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Following a riveting battle between the CESJDS and The Field School’s boys varsity basketball teams, only one team could emerge victorious and move on to the PVAC finals. That team was the Lions. Led by junior sensation Bryan Knapp, who had a career-high 36 points and also grabbed 19 rebounds, t...

When athletes go down, they jump up

When athletes go down, they jump up

Devira Friedman, Reporter

February 19, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

Whether to gain understanding and knowledge on the subject, or in preparation for the future, many students find that taking Sports Medicine is a helpful and enriching experience. Students, especially student-athletes, find that Sports Medicine is a course that is relevant to their lives, both for ...

Super Bowl preview

Super Bowl preview

Danny Ingber, Reporter

February 3, 2016


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

This Sunday, viewers will be serenaded by often criticized CBS analyst Phil Simms’ “beautiful” voice while watching the highly anticipated Super Bowl 50, which pits the Carolina Panthers against the Denver Broncos. Carolina and Denver both had very successful regular seasons. Carolina was hot ...

A rivalry extending beyond the court

A rivalry extending beyond the court

Jeremy Schooler, Sports Editor

February 1, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

What began in the early 1980s as a friendly soccer competition has turned into a heated and intense athletic rivalry between the CESJDS Lions and the Berman Hebrew Academy Cougars. With varsity basketball home games for each school drawing crowds of as many as 600 people, watching the Cougars and Lions ...

A tale of two fans: thoughts following AFC Championship Game

A tale of two fans: thoughts following AFC Championship Game

Joel Vardon and Ari Feuer

January 25, 2016


Filed under Sports

Below are sports editors Joel Vardon and Ari Feuer's reflections on the AFC Championship Game that took place on Jan. 26. The score for the game was 20-18; the Broncos won. Vardon, who is a Broncos fan, wrote a column titled "A mile high win." His column is on the top of the page. Feuer, who is a Patriots...

Senior Daphne Lerner reaches scoring milestone

Senior Daphne Lerner reaches scoring milestone

Josh Paretzky, Managing Editor, Web

January 21, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

The game was far from over, but that did not stop the girls varsity basketball team from storming the court. On Jan. 11, in a game against McLean High School, senior Daphne Lerner scored the 1,000th point of her CESJDS basketball career, an impressive and rare accomplishment in the Lion’s basketball...

NFL First Round Playoff Preview

Bennett Bramson, Sports Editor

January 8, 2016


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

With the start of the new year most people are looking for a fresh start, however, for the NFL, it is not the start but the finish: it’s playoff time. This weekend marks the start of the playoffs with the divisional round. There are four games spread out over Saturday and Sunday with the winners all...

CESJDS vs Berman Hebrew Academy Game

December 21, 2015


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

Click here to watch the CESJDS Lions take on the Berman Academy Cougars!