A Seat in the Bleachers: Electric City feels a charge, as Upset City beckons Dutchmen
Thursday, April 5, 2012
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Union is one of four teams still alive in the NCAA Division I tournament, and the feeling of pride bursting at the seams in Schenectady is reminiscent of Schenectady High’s run to the New York state boys’ basketball championship in 1998. There’s evidence of Dutchmen fever all over the place, from the puck cakes and hockey stick cookies at Aperitivo on State Street, to the posters in the windows, the Union jersey hanging on the wall since Union grad Matt Baumgartner opened Bombers Burritos a few years ago, and the Dutchmen Ale that the McDonalds created at the Van Dyck’s Mad Jack Brewery...