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Satire: A student writes an admissions letter to a college

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 by Sydney Wertheim Dear college: Ever since I was young, I have always dreamed of attending college so I could be indebted in loans until I am 70. Please accept me so I can attend your amazing institution! I am valedictorian of my class of 75,000. Every class I have taken … Continue reading »

Boys’ basketball: Streaks clinch 63-52 win over Niskayuna

Sunday, January 25, 2015 by Aidan Joly Three dominant performances led the Saratoga Blue Streaks to a commanding win. The Saratoga Blue Streaks defeated the Niskayuna Silver Warriors on Friday night at Saratoga Springs High School by a score of 63-52. “We played great defense in the first half, and that gave us the big … Continue reading »

Boys’ basketball: Blue Streaks overtake Colonie 55-49

Thursday, January 22, 2015 by Aidan Joly Liam Stewart knew it was his quarter, and he came up big in the final eight minutes. Saratoga varsity basketball defeated Colonie on Tuesday night at Saratoga Springs High School by a score of 55-49, to continue a hot streak. The Streaks have won four of their past … Continue reading »

Boys’ basketball defeats Scotties 59-37

Friday, January 16, 2015 by Aidan Joly Photos by Eli FisherDouble-digit nights from Chris Byno and Liam Stewart let the Blue Streaks cruise to a 22 point win over Ballston Spa. Saratoga defeated the Ballston Spa Scotties on Tuesday night at Saratoga Springs High School by a score of 59-37, to give the Streaks their … Continue reading »

Saratoga hockey ties Pelham 2-2

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 by Aidan Joly Photos by Eli Fisher Despite a very offensive-minded game, Saratoga was only able to pull off a tie with Pelham. The Blue Streaks hockey team tied with the Pelham Pelicans on Sunday afternoon at the Weibel Ave ice rink by a score of 2-2. The Streaks struck first … Continue reading »

Theater Review: “Calvin Berger”

Monday, January 12, 2014 by Skyler Stanford On the opening night of “Calvin Berger”, at Saratoga Springs High School, attendees were met by crowds of people, all excited to experience another well put-together production by the S.S.H.S. Drama Club. The musical began with an introduction to the main character, Calvin Berger. Calvin dreamed about a … Continue reading »

Falafel Den brings variety to downtown food scene

Sunday, January 11, 2015 by Serena Egan and Sarah Marlin While the quest to find a falafel in Saratoga Springs used to be about as fruitful as the Dead Sea, residents and visitors now have to look no further than the new Falafel Den at 6 Phila Street. Previously occupied by the hot dog joint … Continue reading »

Blue Streaks hockey shuts out Bethlehem 5-0

Saturday, January 10, 2015 by Aidan Joly A strong third period, a shutout from goalie Tom Fornabia and a strong performance out of defenseman Cam McCall gave the Blue Streaks hockey team a big win over Bethlehem. Saratoga defeated the Bethlehem Eagles on Wednesday night at the Weibel Ice Rink by a score of 5-0 … Continue reading »

Drama Club presents “Calvin Berger” Friday and Saturday (with photos)

Thursday, January 8, 2015 by Eli Fisher The Saratoga Springs High School Drama Club will present the musical “Calvin Berger” this weekend. There will be shows on Friday, January 9 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, January 10 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. The play, written by Barry Wyner and centering around four students in … Continue reading »

Boys basketball: Streaks pick up one win, three losses in tournament

Saturday, January 3, 2014 by Aidan Joly Saratoga was able to make their way through a tournament of many good-caliber teams. The Blue Streaks got to the finals of the 2014 Holiday Tournament, played December 27-28, before they were defeated by the Rice Green Knights, Vermont’s reigning state champions, by a score of 58-36. Alex … Continue reading »

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