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Bailey’s Army wins successful dodgeball tournament (WITH PHOTOS)

Saturday, April 26, 2014 Story and photos by Will Murnan The annual dodgeball tournament returned Thursday as nine teams fought to become 2014 dodgeball champions. The rules were simple. Two teams of twelve would battle for five minutes. Whoever had the most players on the court at the end of regulation would move on in … Continue reading »

After fourteen years, hypnotist Michael Ray still draws crowds at SSHS

Friday, April 11, 2014 by Danielle Morrone On the first of April, comic hypnotist Michael Ray stood before an auditorium of students and staff of Saratoga Springs High School and hypnotized several novices. Primarily seniors chosen randomly in a raffle, a couple of were other pupils that fell under his influence from their seats in … Continue reading »

SPORTSGRAPHIC: Spring Sports Previews

Editor’s note: A spread created by journalism students for class credit about the boys’ tennis team previously posted here included quotes which were marked as being from Coach Tim O’Brien. These quotes were fabricated. The Lightning Rod regrets publishing these quotes and both we and the reporters responsible apologize to Coach O’Brien and the team. … Continue reading »

REVIEW: Well-produced “Footloose” draws crowds, but lacks in message

Saturday, April 5, 2014 by Skyler Stanford   “The show went well, there were good dancers, and good singers, which was surprising because you wouldn’t think that the kids would be that good.” Most would agree with Christa Caimano that the S.S.H.S. Drama Club’s production of “Footloose” went beyond expectations. ​From the costumes, props, sets, … Continue reading »

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