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Jim Schiltz

Employee Since: January 3, 1985


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Sportswriter

Phone Number: 518-395-3143


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:


Basketball: In a lost year, a big win for Cobleskill-Richmondville

February 6, 2016

The face of Cobleskill-Richmondville basketball hasn’t had a lot of reasons to smile this season. After the Bulldogs held off Fonda-Fultonville Friday night, 6-foot-6 senior ...

Schalmont grad's behind-the-scenes Super Bowl gig

Schalmont grad's behind-the-scenes Super Bowl gig

February 4, 2016

Schalmont High School graduate Shawn Gillen is going to the Super Bowl in California on Sunday. Too bad he won’t get to watch much of ...

School hockey: Saratoga Springs solves Shen's hot goalie

School hockey: Saratoga Springs solves Shen's hot goalie

February 4, 2016

How do you solve a hot goalkeeper? You keep plugging away, like Saratoga Springs did Wednesday night in making its “White Out Weibel” cancer fundraiser ...

Another banner season for Scotia-Glenville

February 4, 2016

With a win and some help from a rival, Scotia-Glenville added to its collection of boys’ basketball titles Tuesday night and earned a chance for ...

With Holmes out, Schenectady must reinvent team

With Holmes out, Schenectady must reinvent team

February 3, 2016

Tobias Holmes was on the Christian Brothers Academy basketball court for pre-game warmups Tuesday night. Schenectady’s standout sophomore guard wore street cloths and leaned on ...

Academics come first for Schalmont star O'Dell

Academics come first for Schalmont star O'Dell

February 2, 2016

Zac O’Dell is a superb football and basketball player with a bunch of all-star nods, most valuable player selections and trophies to prove it. Yet, ...

Nisky star has another big night in Schenectady's gym

Nisky star has another big night in Schenectady's gym

January 30, 2016

Back in December, Niskayuna captured the Arthur Hilliard Memorial Tournament championship with a big second half at Schenectady. There have been ups and downs — ...

Big changes ahead for high school baseball, lacrosse

Big changes ahead for high school baseball, lacrosse

January 30, 2016

Beginning in the spring of 2017, state baseball championships will be contested over two days, and boys’ and girls’ lacrosse teams will compete in four ...

Shaker swimming a touch better than Shenendehowa

Shaker swimming a touch better than Shenendehowa

January 29, 2016

With the star power involved, the odds of Shenendehowa taking first and second in the meet-ending 400-yard freestyle relay and coming out with a win ...

Amsterdam defeats Scotia for second time

Amsterdam defeats Scotia for second time

January 27, 2016

Their coach's wife had a baby earlier in the day. As a gift, the team went out that night and delivered a big win. Amsterdam’s ...

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