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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:


Fort Plain won big by playing small ball

Fort Plain won big by playing small ball

June 20, 2016

Winning pretty wasn’t Fort Plain’s thing. Just winning was. “We had six guy who could pitch, and we always seemed to find a way to ...

Weight thrower made the most of her one shot

Weight thrower made the most of her one shot

June 18, 2016

Kat Klein was on the outside looking in, and anything less than a monster throw was going to keep the Cobleskill-Richmondville senior there. “It was ...

Adair makes all-star history at Schenectady Little League

Adair makes all-star history at Schenectady Little League

June 16, 2016

Like a lot of 12-year-old girls, Makaila Adair likes to read, ride her bike and talk on the phone. She likes to play baseball, too. ...

Shen not the only local team to win in dramatic fashion

Shen not the only local team to win in dramatic fashion

June 15, 2016

A junior got the biggest hit and another one scored the winning run, which enabled the 12 seniors on the Shenendehowa baseball team to walk ...

Schalmont baseball loses in state semifinals

Schalmont baseball loses in state semifinals

June 11, 2016

Schalmont had hope when Tony Silversti legged out a triple in the seventh inning and scored on Anthony Pasquarella’s fielder’s choice groundout. When Alex Schlag ...

Baseball: Schalmont can join elite club with another state title

Baseball: Schalmont can join elite club with another state title

June 11, 2016

Schalmont is two wins away from joining a select few area teams that have won multiple state baseball championships. Early last month, the Sabres were ...

Ahmed ready for challenge of state meet during Ramadan

Ahmed ready for challenge of state meet during Ramadan

June 10, 2016

Maazin Ahmed will be Schenectady’s first distance runner to compete at the state outdoor track and field meet Saturday in Syracuse, but not once in ...

Five Schalmont players helped Rotterdam win Little League state title in 2009

Five Schalmont players helped Rotterdam win Little League state title in 2009

June 8, 2016

First baseman Brandon LaRue was taking ground balls and handling throws from his teammates as Schalmont prepped Monday afternoon for its upcoming state final-four appearance ...

Schenectady's Phil Chrys tapped for Weedsport hall of fame

Schenectady's Phil Chrys tapped for Weedsport hall of fame

June 7, 2016

Schenectady resident Phil Chrys never saw the Hall of Fame induction coming — just like the season nearly four decades ago that got him there. ...

Niskayuna girls' lacrosse loses in 2OT

June 4, 2016

Niskayuna’s best lacrosse player drove toward the Yorktown cage and drew a swarm of defenders as the ball popped out of her stick. “We had ...

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