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Handball tournament draws students to fast-paced game

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 Story and photos by Stephanie Zacharias Students at Saratoga Springs High School gathered in teams on March 24th, 2016 to battle in the handball tournament. Players came for many reasons having fun in an enjoyable, competitive atmosphere. “Work as a team and together you’re the strongest,” said Jasmin Kostka. This helps … Continue reading »

Baseball: With new coach, Saratoga looks to step up in 2016

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 by Aidan Joly Saratoga baseball season is back, and the team will be looking to take their game one step up from last season. In 2015, Saratoga had their best season in recent memory, going 15-5 in the regular season and winning the Section 2 title with a 1-0 win over … Continue reading »

Hockey: Saratoga shuts out Monroe-Woodbury to advance to final four

Saturday, March 5, 2016 by Aidan Joly Photos by Eli Fisher An early bombardment of goals made it easy for Saratoga to cruise to a win. The Saratoga Blue Streaks varsity hockey defeated the Monroe-Woodbury Crusaders (Section 9) in the NYSPHSAA quarterfinals on Saturday afternoon at Weibel Avenue Ice Rink by a score of 5-0, … Continue reading »

Hockey: Saratoga takes Section 2 title with 8-1 win over Rivermen

Friday, February 26, 2016 by Aidan Joly Photos by Eli Fisher Eight goals was more than enough for Saratoga to cruise to a win. The Saratoga Blue Streaks varsity hockey defeated the Tri-Falls Rivermen (comprised of Glens Falls, Hudson Falls, and South Glens Falls) in the Section 2 final on Thursday night at Union College’s … Continue reading »

Boys’ Basketball: Saratoga ends season at HVCC with loss to Guilderland

Sunday, February 21, 2016 by Aidan Joly Saratoga missed many late opportunities, and could not pull off the upset. The Guilderland Dutchmen defeated the Saratoga Blue Streaks varsity basketball on Saturday night at Hudson Valley Community College by a score of 58-49. Trailing by eight with mere seconds left in the first quarter, trailing 19-11, … Continue reading »

Hockey: Saratoga defeats BH/BS 4-2 to advance to Section 2 final

Saturday, February 20, 2016 by Aidan Joly With momentum on the enemy side, Saratoga came out powerful and recorded a win. The Saratoga Blue Streaks defeated the Burnt Hills/Ballston Spa Spartan-Scotties on Friday night at the Weibel Avenue Ice Rink by a score of 4-2 in the Section 2 semifinals, clinching them a berth in … Continue reading »

Boys’ Basketball: Saratoga comes back against Albany to advance in playoffs

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 by Aidan Joly In Saratoga’s biggest game of the season, two players stepped up to help their team advance in the playoffs. The Saratoga Blue Streaks boys’ varsity basketball team defeated the Albany Falcons on Tuesday night at Albany High School by a score of 72-54 in the first round of … Continue reading »

Boys’ basketball: Saratoga falls to Shen 64-53, takes #10 seed

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 by Aidan Joly Photos by Eli Fisher Despite leading early and keeping it close, Saratoga didn’t have enough willpower to pull off an upset. The Shenendehowa Plainsmen boys’ basketball team defeated the Saratoga Blue Streaks on Tuesday night at Saratoga Springs High School by a score of 64-53 in the 2016 … Continue reading »

Hockey: Saratoga shuts out Shenendehowa 2-0

Friday, January 29, 2016 by Aidan Joly Photos by Eli Fisher With a quick flick of the wrist, Saratoga ended a 34-minute stalemate and carried the momentum to a win. The Saratoga Blue Streaks varsity hockey team defeated the Shenendehowa Plainsmen on Wednesday night at the Weibel Avenue ice rink by a final score of … Continue reading »

Boys’ Basketball: Saratoga defeats La Salle 53-33

Friday, January 29, 2016 by Aidan Joly In a strong defensive effort, Saratoga was able to pin down the offense of La Salle. The Saratoga Blue Streaks varsity boys’ basketball defeated the La Salle Cadets on Tuesday night at Saratoga High School, dismantling them by a score of 53-33, in a phenomenal defensive effort by … Continue reading »

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