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Boys’ Basketball: Schenectady takes single-point win over Blue Streaks

Saturday, January 23, 2016 by Aidan Joly A fourth-quarter comeback fell just short in Saratoga’s bid to win another home game. The Schenectady Patriots defeated the Saratoga Blue Streaks varsity boys’ basketball Friday night at Saratoga High School by a score of 63-62. Down by ten points with seven minutes remaining in the game, Saratoga … Continue reading »

Basketball: Saratoga sweeps Bethlehem

Sunday, January 17, 2016 by Aidan Joly In crunch time, Saratoga had to be resilient to pull off a momentum-building win. Saratoga boys’ varsity basketball defeated the Bethlehem Eagles on Friday night at Saratoga Springs High School by a score of 67-63. Saratoga led 39-29 lead at the break, but Bethlehem went on a 10-0 … Continue reading »

Boys’s Basketball: Saratoga holds back BH-BL, 69-56

Sunday, January 10, 2016 by Aidan Joly In a mid-season contest, Saratoga buckled down in the second and and pulled out with a win. The Saratoga Blue Streaks varsity boys’ basketball defeated Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Spartans on Friday night at Saratoga Springs High School by a score of 69-56. The Spartans, who were 1-9 going … Continue reading »

Boys’ Basketball: Blue Streaks fall to Troy in overtime

Thursday, December 24, 2015 by Aidan Joly In one of the most highly contested games of the season, Saratoga could not pull it off. The Troy Flying Horses defeated the Saratoga Blue Streaks on Tuesday night at Saratoga High School in overtime by a score of 79-76, an instant classic. With 20 seconds left in … Continue reading »

Hockey: Blue Streaks shut out Shaker/Colonie

Monday, December 21, 2015 by Matt Seehusen After not starting the past two games, Saratoga senior goalie Danny Hobbs wanted to make an impact in his return to the ice. He did just that by allowing no goals in a 9-0 shutout against the Shaker/Colonie Jets on Friday, December 18. “It was a good feeling,” … Continue reading »

Girls’ Basketball: Saratoga edges past Columbia

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 by Aidan Joly With lethal shooting, Saratoga was able to pull themselves over the edge to a win. Saratoga varsity girls’ basketball defeated the Columbia Blue Devils on Tuesday night at Saratoga High School by a score of 67-59. The Blue Streaks were led by Kerry Flaherty, who took over in … Continue reading »

Boys’ Basketball: Colonie defeats Saratoga 54-49

Saturday, December 12, 2015 by Aidan Joly A late game charge by Colonie was too much for Saratoga to handle at the end. The Colonie Raiders defeated the Saratoga Blue Streaks varsity boys’ basketball team at Saratoga Springs High School on Friday night by a score of 54-49. Colonie led at points earlier in the … Continue reading »

Hockey: Saratoga 1-1 after opening tournament

Saturday, December 5, 2015 by Aidan Joly The showing from Saratoga’s defense was not enough to get over the edge in their season opener. The Mamaroneck Tigers defeated the Saratoga hockey team on Friday night at the Weibel Avenue Ice Rink by a score of 5-3 in their 2015-2016 season opener. The Tigers found the … Continue reading »

Boys’ Basketball: Saratoga defeats Mohonasen in season opener

Thursday, December 3, 2015 by Aidan Joly In Adam Anderson’s varsity debut, he introduced himself in a big way. Saratoga varsity boys’ basketball defeated the Mohonasen Warriors on Tuesday night at Saratoga High School by a score of 56-44. Anderson was the key contributor for the varsity Streaks, totaling 21 points to be the game’s … Continue reading »

Football: Saratoga falls to Aquinas in state final

Monday, November 30, 2015 by Aidan Joly With the state title on the line, Saratoga’s defense would buckle, and that would prove to be the deciding factor at the Carrier Dome on Sunday. The Aquinas Little Irish defeated the Blue Streaks in the 2015 Class AA state final yesterday at the stadium in Syracuse. “This … Continue reading »

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