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Thursday, 02 November 2017 13:17

Head of the Fish Regatta Results

[Photos by Bill DiMinno]

SARATOGA SPRINGS – The 30th Annual Head of the Fish Regatta took place on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 28 and 29 at Fish Creek. This regatta is one of the largest in the country.

Approximately 2,300 entries occurred this year, topping last year by at least two hundred more. The Saratoga Rowing Association (SRA) was successful both days. On Saturday, SRA finished fourth in race number 32, Men’s Junior U17 Single 1x; SRA placed first in race number 43, Women’s Masters Lightweight Double 2x. They also placed among the top 10 in several other races on Saturday. Highlights for Sunday include placing fourth in race number 58, Girls Middle School Coxed Quad (8th Grade and Under) 4x; fourth in race number 59, Men’s Junior Lightweight Eight (155 lbs and under); first in race number 60, Men’s Junior Freshmen Eight 8+; second in race number 63, Women’s Junior 2V Eight; first in race number 64, Women’s Junior 3V Eight. SRA also placed among the top five in several other races.

SRA is already gearing up for next years’ regattas. For more information, visit www.saratogarowing.com/sraregattas or call 518-587-6697. All results are posted on the website.

Published in Sports
Thursday, 28 September 2017 13:07

Tail of the Fish

[Photos by F. D. Photography]

SARATOGA SPRINGS — On Saturday, Sept. 30 beginning at 8:00 a.m., the Saratoga Rowing Association will host its’ annual season-opening regatta at Fish CreekinSaratogaSprings.To the right is the schedule of the one-day event. Visit www.saratogarowing. com for more information.

“It will take over 225 people and 3,200 volunteer hours to run the three days of regattas this fall. at’s in addition to all the work put in by our dedicated coaches and staff. Starting o with a smaller regatta really does help us get those systems up and running once again,” Katherine Smith, Director of Development and Volunteer Coordinator stated.


September 30, 2017

8:00 a.m. Open Mens Open Single 1x-

8:13 a.m. Open Womens Open Single 1x-

8:23 a.m. Juniors Womens Junior U19 Single 1x-

8:35 a.m. Juniors Womens Junior U17 Single 1x-

8:48 a.m. Juniors Mens Junior Coxed Quad 4x+

8:58 a.m. Juniors Womens Junior Coxed Quad 4x+


9:18 a.m. Open Womens Open Pair 2-

9:29 a.m. Juniors Mens Junior U19 Single 1x-

9:43 a.m. Juniors Mens Junior U17 Single 1x-

9:56 a.m. Masters Mens Masters Quad 4x-

10:06 a.m. Masters Womens Masters Quad 4x-

10:14 a.m. Juniors Girls Middle School Coxed Quad (8th Grade & Under) 4x+

10:29 a.m. Juniors Womens Junior 1V Eight 8+

10:40 a.m. Juniors Womens Junior 2V Eight 8+

10:51 a.m. Juniors Mens Junior 1V Quad 4x-

11:01 a.m. Juniors Mens Junior 2V Quad 4x-

11:11 a.m. Masters Mens Masters Double 2x-

11:20 a.m. Masters Womens Masters Double 2x-

11:31 a.m. Juniors Boys Middle School Coxed Quad (8th Grade & Under) 4x+

11:41 a.m. Juniors Womens Juniors 3v/Lightweight 8+ 8-

11:49 a.m. Juniors Womens Junior Freshman/Novice Eight 8+

11:59 a.m. Juniors Boys Junior Freshman/Novice Quad 4x-

1:30 PM Juniors Mens Junior 1V Eight 8+

1:42 PM Juniors Mens Junior 2V Eight 8+

1:53 PM Masters Mens Masters Four 4-

2:01 PM Masters Womens Masters Four 4- 

2:09 PM Juniors Womens Junior 1V Quad 4x-

2:19 PM Juniors Womens Junior 2V Quad 4x-

2:28 PM Juniors Boys Junior Freshman/Novice Eight 8+ 8+

2:41 PM Juniors Mens Junior Double 2x-

3:00 PM Juniors Womens Junior 1V Four 4-

3:11 PM Juniors Womens Junior 2V Four 4-

3:22 PM Juniors Girls Junior Freshman/Novice Quad 4x-

3:33 PM Masters Mixed Masters Eight 8+

3:41 PM Juniors Mens Junior 1V Four 4-

3:53 PM Juniors Mens Junior 2V Four 4-

4:05 PM Juniors Womens Junior Varsity Double 2x-

4:20 PM Masters Womens Masters Eight 8+

Times subject to change for final schedule 9/30 

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SARATOGA SPRINGS – Though shortened by weather conditions, Saratoga Rowing Association (SRA) dominated the medal count at 2016 New York State Scholastic Rowing Association Championships on Saturday, May 14 and Sunday, May 15 on Fish Creek.


Some highlights:

- 20 Championship Medals in side-by-side competition

- 11 additional medals based on earlier time trials (due to weather cancelling side-by-side heats)

- 31 medals total

- SRA first-place finishes: 

- Sprint Racing: - Womens Freshmen Quad - Final 1

    - Mens Freshmen Eight - Final 1 

- Womens Varsity Pair - Final 1 

- Womens Varsity Single - Final 1 

- Womens Varsity Single - Final 2 

- Mens Varsity Single - Final 1 

- Mens Varsity Single - Final 2 

- Womens Freshmen Eight - Final 1

- Mens Freshmen Quad – Final 1

- Womens Varsity Eight - Final 1 

- Womens Lightweight Eight  - Final 1 

- Womens Juniors Four - Final 1 

- Womens 2V Eight - Final 1 

- Mens Juniors Quad - Final 1 

- Mens Lightweight. Quad - Final 1 

- Womens Varsity Quad - Final 1 

- Womens Lightweight Quad  - Final 1 

- Womens Juniors Quad - Final 1 

- Womens Juniors Double – Final 1

- Mens Lightweight Eight - Final 1  


- Time Trials: - Womens Freshman Quad

- Mens Freshman Eight

- Womens Jr Four

- Womens 2V Eight

- Womens Freshman Eight 

- Mens Freshman Quad



In a word – unreal.  Afterwards, SRA announced that they were sending 73 rowers who qualified at States to Nationals (SRAA National Championships) in Zanesville, Ohio next weekend, May 27 and 28.  


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Thursday, 16 May 2013 16:16

Trail to Connect West Side with State Park

SARATOGA SPRINGS — The trail for walkers and bikers that will connect the west side of Saratoga Springs with Spa State Park and their trails is nearing completion.

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