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Schiltz, Jim

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Phone: 518-395-3143

Employee Since: January 3, 1985

Sports Reporter

Biography:

Jim covers a variety of beats, including football, volleyball, swimming, field hockey, basketball, baseball, lacrosse and softball, and has covered the summer Empire State Games since 1987. He attended Guilderland High School before completing his education at Morrisville College and SUNY Oswego, majoring in Journalism Technology and Communications. He served as a disc jockey and station manager at the Morrisville's radio station and a sportswriter and later sports editor for Oswego's newspaper. He joined Gazette shortly after college as a clerk and began covering high school sports regularly in 1988. Jim is married and has no children, but four cats. He enjoys painting in his free time.

Jim's Recent Articles:


Shen boys dethrone Niskayuna in Class A lacrosse final

Shen boys dethrone Niskayuna in Class A lacrosse final

May 28, 2016

Matt Stucchi already had a big game going, then it got so much better. “Let’s get out of here with a win,” the sophomore midfielder ...

Saratoga board closes door on debate about soccer coach

May 27, 2016

Those who showed up at Thursday’s Board of Education meeting to express public support or condemnation for the Saratoga Springs’ embattled varsity girls’ soccer coach ...

Lacrosse: Guilderland girls keep postseason streak alive

Lacrosse: Guilderland girls keep postseason streak alive

May 26, 2016

From an effort standpoint, the girls’ lacrosse teams from Guilderland and Shenendehowa both deserved 10s after their fierce and physical Section II Class A semifinal ...

Shen girls clear final hurdle, win Group 1 title

Shen girls clear final hurdle, win Group 1 title

May 25, 2016

The Shenendehowa girls were in a deep hole at the start of Tuesday’s Section II Group 1 track and field championship meet after Saratoga Springs ...

Lacrosse: Scotia finding its championship form

Lacrosse: Scotia finding its championship form

May 24, 2016

One of Section II’s new girls’ lacrosse teams had one of the oldest on the ropes early in a Class C quarterfinal game Monday at ...

Young Schenectady boxer gets first taste of nationals

Young Schenectady boxer gets first taste of nationals

May 24, 2016

New York champion Luis Ortiz wasn’t able to add another big prize to his 2016 boxing resumé, but left the ring at the Salt Palace ...

Godlewski, Demers play roles in winning small college baseball national title

Godlewski, Demers play roles in winning small college baseball national title

May 23, 2016

College of St. Joseph head baseball coach Bob Godlewski thought he might have a special group on his hands when his Fighting Saints from Vermont ...

Schenectady boys make strong statement at Eddy Meet

Schenectady boys make strong statement at Eddy Meet

May 22, 2016

The highlight of Sa’kim McNeil’s high school athletic career had been an 82-yard fumble return for a touchdown last fall at Larry Mulvaney Field that ...

Burnt Hills’ D robs Scotia in sectionals

Burnt Hills’ D robs Scotia in sectionals

May 20, 2016

Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake softball coach Gary Holtz rattled off one name after another Thursday afternoon following the Spartans Section II tournament upset at Scotia-Glenville. “It ...

5 lacrosse matchups that would be fun to see

5 lacrosse matchups that would be fun to see

May 19, 2016

With Section II seedings released Wednesday for the high school boys’ and girls’ lacrosse playoffs, here are five potential games to watch for in the ...

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