By: Aidan Joly A dominant performance on the mound paved the way for Saratoga varsity baseball, beating Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake on Thursday, 3-1. After a bit of a shaky start, Blue Streaks starter Niko Concha really settled in. He gave up back-to-back hits to start the game but retired 10 of the next 11 … Continue reading
By: Kristiana Briscoe “All Shook Up” is definitely the best production I have seen the High School put on. The acting, singing, dancing, and emotions involved were superb. Growing up best friends with a family of Elvis impersonators, I knew that watching this show was going to be a challenge. From mixed up lines, … Continue reading
By: Henry Lee On March 14th, students around the nation banded together to voice their dissent regarding school shootings, specifically the Parkland shooting in Florida. The student’s voices were not left unheard here in Saratoga Springs. The demonstration at our local high school involved a variety of speakers as the 17 minutes passed, each … Continue reading
By: Aidan Joly It was a game of huge runs, but it was Colonie making the final one to end the game and putting a cap on Saratoga’s historic season. The Raiders beat the Blue Streaks on Tuesday night in the Class AA semifinals at the Cool Insuring Arena by a score of 48-41. … Continue reading
By: Aidan Joly It was Saratoga vs Shenendehowa at its best, and courtesy of an outburst of scoring in the third quarter, it was the Blue Streaks coming out on top for the second time this season, beating the Plainsmen by a final score of 73-66 on Friday night at Shenendehowa High School. It … Continue reading
By: Aidan Joly It did not take long for the Shenendehowa girls’ basketball team to show that they were the better squad on the court on Friday night as they took out Saratoga in a blowout 35-point victory, 69-34. It took just under six minutes for Shen to gain their first double-digit lead of … Continue reading
Welcome to Hot Ones, The Lightning Rod’s “Person of the Month” feature! This month, Brian Chimel picks the brain of Veronica Miller for an exclusive interview. To view the video, click on the title of this post to find the embedded YouTube link!
Sequoia Cumming gives a report on the Saratoga Springs Blue Streak’s 1/10/18 hockey game.
By: Aidan Joly The Saratoga and Troy varsity basketball programs tend to bring out the best in one another. Friday’s game was no exception. The game went into overtime tied at 77, and through clutch free-throw shooting and key baskets late, Saratoga came out with a 91-87 victory. The Blue Streaks held as much … Continue reading
Welcome to Hot Ones, The Lightning Rod’s new “Student of the Month” feature! This month, Brian Chimel delves into the mind of Saratoga’s own Elias Wohl for an exclusive interview. This is part 2! To view the video, click on the title of this post to find the embedded YouTube link!