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Ken Schott

Employee Since: August 27, 1990


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Sports Writer

Phone Number: 518-395-3159


Biography:

Ken has been a sportswriter for nearly 30 years, the last 23 at The Daily Gazette. He is in his 22nd year covering college hockey for The Gazette and is recognized as one of the top college hockey writers in the country. Ken was named the inaugural winner of the ECAC Hockey Media Award in 1998. He has also served on the Hobey Baker Award selection committee (1999-2001). He talks college hockey every Thursday from 11:05-11:30 a.m. during the season on "Big Board Radio Sports with Rodger Wyland" on radio station WOFX (980 AM). Ken also writes the popular "Behind the Broadcast" column that appears every Saturday. He has also covered minor league baseball for The Gazette. Ken began his career during his junior year at York College in Pennsylvania, working for the York Daily Record. Ken started the paper's regular coverage of the AHL's Hershey Bears in 1985. He also covered the Eastern League's Harrisburg Senators and wrote a TV/radio column.
Read his blog "Parting Schotts" on dailygazette.com.


Ken's Recent Articles:


Gostisbehere finalist for rookie of the year

Gostisbehere finalist for rookie of the year

May 2, 2016

Shayne Gostisbehere helped Union College win its first NCAA hockey title in 2014. Now, he’s going for another first. Gostisbehere is one of three finalists ...

Union's Fishman plays big in a tiny pond

Union's Fishman plays big in a tiny pond

April 27, 2016

As 21-year-old pitcher and first baseman Jake Fishman looks at the list of players who have recently won the USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award, which ...

‘Levack and Wolf’ to put E back into ESPN radio

‘Levack and Wolf’ to put E back into ESPN radio

April 1, 2016

Ever since Armen Williams left the “Armen and Levack” sportstalk show on ESPN Radio 104.5 The Team (WTMM-FM) in January to become a program director ...

Anas plays through pain, leads Quinnipiac to regional title

Anas plays through pain, leads Quinnipiac to regional title

March 28, 2016

Quinnipiac junior forward Sam Anas was questionable for both games of the NCAA hockey tournament East Regional because of an upper-body injury he suffered in ...

Hockey: Quinnipiac wary of RIT's history of upsets

Hockey: Quinnipiac wary of RIT's history of upsets

March 26, 2016

Quinnipiac has to be wary of Rochester Institute Technology’s history in the NCAA hockey tournament regionals. Six years ago, RIT pulled off two upsets to ...

Hockey: NCAA East Regional a Wilson family reunion

Hockey: NCAA East Regional a Wilson family reunion

March 25, 2016

Coaches and players never like to look ahead because the focus is always on the game at hand. Rochester Institute of Technology head coach Wayne ...

Hockey: Quinnipiac heads field for Albany regional

Hockey: Quinnipiac heads field for Albany regional

March 20, 2016

The NCAA hockey tournament East Regional lineup at the Times Union Center next weekend is set, and it will have some familiar teams. ECAC Hockey ...

Hockey: Vecchione, RPI goalies honored by ECACH

March 19, 2016

When Union junior center Mike Vecchione announced Monday that he was returning to the Dutchmen for his senior season, he expressed his disappointment in how ...

Hockey: Union's Wilkins signs with Thunder

Hockey: Union's Wilkins signs with Thunder

March 17, 2016

Union College senior left winger Matt Wilkins is on to the next phase of his hockey career. And he won’t have to go that far. ...

Hockey: Kasdorf couldn't pass up offer to go pro

Hockey: Kasdorf couldn't pass up offer to go pro

March 16, 2016

Goalie Jason Kasdorf and his wife Stacy are expecting their first child May 13. Bringing a child into the world can be expensive. But that ...

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