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Boys Soccer: Saratoga beats Schenectady 3-0, advances in playoffs

Sunday, October 26, 2014 by Matt Seehusen With his team in a “win or go home” situation entering the 2014 sectional playoffs, Saratoga captain Noah van Zandt knew he had to make an impact against Schenectady on Friday afternoon. He did. By scoring 2 goals, van Zandt and the Blue Streaks trumped the Patriots 3-0. … Continue reading »

Varsity Football: Saratoga falls to La Salle 41-13 in quarterfinal

Saturday, October 25, 2014 by Aidan Joly The Saratoga varsity football season came to a disappointing end in a game where they seemed to be the favorite. The Saratoga varsity football team lost to La Salle Friday night at Watervliet High School by a score of 41-13, putting an end to the Saratoga football season … Continue reading »

JV Football Recap: Saratoga falls to Bethlehem in slow game

Saturday, October 25, 2014 by Aidan Joly Many missed opportunities were the name of the game for Saratoga’s junior varsity football team as they ended the season Thursday at the high school. The Saratoga Blue Streaks fell to Bethlehem Thursday night at Saratoga High School by a score of 12-6, in a very low-scoring affair. … Continue reading »

“Ivory Tower” provokes discussion of college costs

Friday, October 24, 2014 by Sarah Marlin The Saratoga Film Forum presented the documentary “Ivory Tower,” on October 5, preceding a discussion with President Phillip Glotzbach of Skidmore College and President Merodie Hancock of Empire State College. Filmmaker Andrew Rossi’s film looks for an answer to the question, “is the price of college education worth … Continue reading »

What’s missing?

October 23, 2014 by Nolan Rabine and Michael Hellman Upperclassmen and teachers at Saratoga Springs High School are used to seeing an older gentleman in a chair in the B-wing, overseeing students in the hallway. This man is Ronald “Petey” Taylor, the hall monitor who oversaw student activities near the B-wing bathrooms. Following his retirement … Continue reading »

Album Review: “Pink Palms” by The Bots

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 by Hunter Johns Will music about teenage boredom ever become irrelevant? In the wrong hands, sure it would. Had I been alive in the 90s, I would probably have become bored with the enormous catalog of songs dealing with boredom and the people feeling it. In truth, I don’t think the … Continue reading »

Student Opinions: The infamous homecoming dance

Monday, October 20, 2014 by Skyler Stanford It seems that if you went up to a random student at Saratoga Springs High School and asked them if they were going to the homecoming dance their response would most likely be no. Why is this? While many students still attend the dance, others may gladly give … Continue reading »

JV Football: Saratoga posts 32-0 shutout over Ballston Spa after varsity loss

Sunday, October 19, 2014 by Aidan Joly Photos by Eli Fisher An improved defense and a very strong running game was more than enough for the Saratoga junior varsity football team to get past Ballston Spa. The Saratoga Blue Streaks defeated the Ballston Spa Scotties Saturday morning at Saratoga Springs High School by a score … Continue reading »

New year, new freshmen

Saturday, October 18, 2014 Story and photos by Nayeli Selkis In high school, especially as a freshman, you might think that the person next to you is experiencing the same thing you are. Every freshman is in a somewhat similar situation but their reactions and how they process them can be different. These freshmen were … Continue reading »

Recap: Chance the Rapper performs at Skidmore

Editor’s note: The album review is off this week, and instead we bring you a recap from Chance the Rapper’s recent show at Skidmore College. Tuesday, October 14, 2014 by Hunter Johns On Saturday, rising star Chance the Rapper made his first appearance at the Williamson Gymnasium at Skidmore College. The concert was originally only … Continue reading »

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