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Baseball: Saratoga scores early to take down Queensbury

By: Aidan Joly An early onslaught of runs was more than enough for Saratoga to win their second game of the season on Saturday afternoon against Queensbury at East Side Rec by a final score of 11-6. Saratoga jumped out to an early 6-0 lead after a first inning that featured key hits from Kyle … Continue reading »

Baseball: Saratoga beats La Salle to kick off 2017 season

By: Aidan Joly A strong, all-lefty pitching performance gave Saratoga their first win of the 2017 season on Monday at the East Side Rec as they beat La Salle by a final score of 5-0. After a shaky first inning, Saratoga starting pitcher Keegan Leffler settled down and got into a great groove from the … Continue reading »

Saratoga football 2017 schedule released

By: Aidan Joly   The 2017 schedule for the Saratoga varsity football team has been released. Saratoga will be coming off a 1-6 season in 2016 with another seven games. The Blue Streaks will play three home games this fall, kicking off the season on September 1 on the road against Niskayuna before their home … Continue reading »

Basketball: Saratoga’s season ends with loss to Schenectady

By: Aidan Joly In a game that was the polar opposite of their first meeting, Schenectady dominated Saratoga on Saturday afternoon at Hudson Valley Community College in the Class AA quarterfinals, winning by a final score of 68-51. Heading into Saturday and through the first quarter, it looked as if it would be a close … Continue reading »

Basketball: Saratoga advances to sectional quarterfinals

By: Aidan Joly In Saratoga’s first sectional home game in seven years, they made sure it was a memorable one, knocking off 13-seeded Niskayuna on Tuesday night by a final score of 75-48. Saratoga jumped out to a big lead early behind a huge scoring burst in the first quarter, ending up with a 12-point … Continue reading »

Basketball: Saratoga splits doubleheader with Shenendehowa

By; Aidan Joly Saratoga and Shenendehowa is considered among the best rivalries in Section II, and it lived up to that title on Tuesday night at Saratoga High School, with two very exciting games that ended in a split. In the boys’ game, Saratoga defeated Shenendehowa by a final score of 45-37 in a defensive … Continue reading »

Basketball: Saratoga beats Shaker for fifth straight win

After Shaker made it a close game, Saratoga came up with clutch shots late to secure a victory on Friday night at Saratoga High School by a final score of 65-57 in a battle of two of the top teams in the Suburban Council. Being up by just two at the end of the third … Continue reading »

Basketball: Saratoga defeats Niskayuna on Senior Night

By: Aidan Joly In a late-season game, Saratoga was able to pull out a close 56-50 win over Niskayuna on Wednesday night at Saratoga Springs High School in a big match in terms of seeding. Saratoga was up by 11 points at the end of the third quarter, but Niskayuna showed that they were not … Continue reading »

Hockey: Saratoga takes down Shenendehowa 4-2

By: Aidan Joly A trio of goals in less than three minutes put Saratoga over the edge against Shenendehowa on Wednesday night at Weibel Avenue Ice Rink by a final score of 4-2. The Blue Streaks found themselves down 2-1 after Jake Nigriny scored to give Shen the lead, but would score three goals quickly … Continue reading »

Basketball: Saratoga falls to Guilderland 47-40

Story and photo by: Aidan Joly   An all-around strong defensive performance led to Guilderland beating Saratoga on Friday night at Saratoga High School in a low-scoring affair by a final of 47-40. Heading into the final quarter of the night, Saratoga found themselves trailing by five but in good position to make a comeback. … Continue reading »

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