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Youth Squared: Making a Difference

By Eliza Krackeler   Youth2, a community service group in Saratoga Springs, hit a roadblock when it came to creating their 2021 volunteer workshop. Because of the pandemic, it was not safe to hold the meeting in person. But Youth2 board members came together in an effort to keep the tradition alive. Using Zoom, they … Continue reading »

Hockey: Blue Streaks Defeat ADK Rivermen (Photo Gallery)

Hockey: Blue Streaks Defeat ADK Rivermen (Photo Gallery)

By Julian Silva-Forbes   The Saratoga Boys Varsity Hockey team outlasted the Adirondack Rivermen to win 5-4 in a three-period thriller, playing in front of family for the first time in the 2021 season. Saratoga senior Will Detora led the Blue Streaks with two scores.  

Basketball: Blue Streaks Defeat Burnt Hills in Boys Season Opener

Basketball: Blue Streaks Defeat Burnt Hills in Boys Season Opener

By Isabelle Kelly and Julian Silva-Forbes    The Saratoga Springs Boys Varsity Basketball team tipped off their 2021 season in a near-empty gym last Friday, wearing masks throughout the game. The Blue Streaks held off the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Spartans to begin the season with a 64-54 victory.  “It was great being back out there. I missed it all winter, but it was a nice surprise … Continue reading »

Six Free Movies to Kick Off 2021

Six Free Movies to Kick Off 2021

By Julian Silva-Forbes   Movies did not escape 2020’s weirdness. Coronavirus pushed franchise films like James Bond: No Time to Die, Black Widow, and Top Gun: Maverick into 2021, and we watched the year’s best movies from our phones and laptops.   Yet, in the middle of this weirdness, fantastic films were released on various platforms and services. With the arrival of the new … Continue reading »

Season on the Line for Saratoga Hockey

Season on the Line for Saratoga Hockey

By Isabelle Kelly    You step onto the freshly shaved rink, the chill and the clicking of the skates across the ice dissolves into the energy of the crowded arena. The horn sounds to signal a goal. Tension builds between the Section II rivals in the fight for the championship. A puck deflects off a goalie’s mask. Game over.   For Saratoga center Devon Wormley, this loss may have been the last game of his high school career.   As the disappointment of the Sectional loss … Continue reading »

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