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Chris Cole, coach of the boys basketball team at the Robert M. Beren Academy in Houston, offering up some strategy for his squad.

Orthodox school playing for Texas basketball title

JTA March 3, 2012

FORT WORTH, Texas -- The Robert M. Beren Academy of Houston is playing Saturday night in the 2A private and parochial boys basketball state championship game. The game, which was set to start at 9 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, can be watched live via an...

Chris Cole, coach of the boys basketball team at the Robert M. Beren Academy in Houston, offering up some strategy for his squad.

Orthodox team advances to Texas state championship game

JTA March 2, 2012

After grabbing national headlines with its push for a pre-Shabbat starting time, the Robert M. Beren Academy of Houston registered a decisive 58-46 win over Dallas Covenant to secure a spot in the 2A private and parochial boys basketball state championship...

Chris Cole, coach of the boys basketball team at the Robert M. Beren Academy in Houston, offering up some strategy for his squad.

Beren Academy prevails in Texas tourney controversy

JTA March 1, 2012

NEW YORK -- A Texas athletic league has reversed course and will reschedule tournament games that will enable a Jewish day school, the Robert M. Beren Academy of Houston, to compete. The Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools, known as TAPPS,...

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