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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 »

Basketball: Saratoga falls to Averill Park for first home loss

By: Aidan Joly In a season where Saratoga has had little trouble scoring, they found themselves in a hole and never recovered, falling to Class A Averill Park on Wednesday evening at Saratoga High School 69-61. Saratoga entered the second quarter trailing by only two, but what came next put them down for the count. … Continue reading »

Basketball: Saratoga holds off Albany in close game

By: Aidan Joly Continuing a season trend, Saratoga had to hold off a team in a close game, and they did it again. The Saratoga Blue Streaks defeated the Albany Falcons on Tuesday night at Saratoga High School in a close one with a final score of 66-60. Heading into halftime up by just seven … Continue reading »

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