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With the addition of Magen Abraham to the Yeshiva League they are the second new Varsity basketball team in the past 3 years 

(Waterbury 2017-18 season).

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since the 1990-91 season only 6 schools have won a varsity hockey championship (MTA, DRS, TABC,SAR, HAFTR, FRISCH).

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Since JV Hockey was established (in the 1997-98 season), there have only been 4 times where the same school has won both the JV and Varsity Hockey Championship.

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The last time there was a repeat Varsity Basketball champion, was when HAFTR won back to back championships in the 2000-01 and 2001-02 seasons.

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MTA Varsity Hockey team dominated the 1990's as they won 6 straight championships from 1990-96.

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Throughout the history of the Yeshiva League, there has been eleven schools to win a varsity hockey championship, two of which are no longer in existence (BTA and HASTINGS).

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Formerly known as the Charger, JEC won four basketball championships in the 1970's (1970-71, 1971-72, 1973-74, 1978-79).

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The original teams of the Yeshiva League were: MTA, BTA, RJJ, RAMAZ, Chaim Berlin, Mesivta Torah Vodaas.

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In 1951 MTA beat BTA for the first inaugural championship at a score of

53-45.

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In 1953, the Yeshiva League expanded to 8 teams when HILI and Flatbush joined the league.

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In the first ever Yeshiva League game in Madison Square Garden, MTA defeated BTA during the 1953 Championship game.

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In 1954, Ralph Lauren, formerly known as Ralph Lifshitz, was a member of the MTA basketball team.

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The Yeshiva League basketball championship trophy is named in memory of former MTA star Norm Palefski.

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17 Varsity Basketball Programs have won the Yeshiva League Championship. 4 are no longer in existence (HILI Hawks, ROGISIN, Sephardic Sonics, MAYHS Jaguars).

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