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Schott, Ken

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Phone: 518-395-3159

Employee Since: August 27, 1990

Sports Reporter

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 has an up-and-down Thursday

Gostisbehere has an up-and-down Thursday

November 18, 2016

It was a good news-bad news day Thursday for Philadelphia Flyers defenseman and former Union College hockey star Shayne Gostisbehere. First, the good news: Gostisbehere ...

Union cross country's Zorn makes NCAA Championships

Union cross country's Zorn makes NCAA Championships

November 15, 2016

When Union College senior cross country runner Justin Zorn crossed the finish line in 17th place at Saturday’s NCAA Division III Cross Country Atlantic Regional, ...

ValleyCats announce 2017 NY-P schedule

ValleyCats announce 2017 NY-P schedule

November 12, 2016

The New York-Penn League All-Star Game at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium highlights the 2017 Tri-City ValleyCats schedule. The ValleyCats announced their schedule on Friday. The ...

Devils look to emerge from slump

Devils look to emerge from slump

November 10, 2016

Things were looking very rosy for the Albany Devils at the start of their AHL season. They won their first five games, something no Albany ...

Devils rookie Quenneville off to good start

Devils rookie Quenneville off to good start

November 10, 2016

Albany Devils winger John Quenneville was having fun toward the end of practice Wednesday at Times Union Center. He was smiling, talking with teammates and ...

Kanell takes over as Siena men's basketball announcer

Kanell takes over as Siena men's basketball announcer

November 10, 2016

The Siena men’s basketball team has a new radio play-by-play announcer, just in time for its season opener. A.J. Kanell takes over the play-by-play duties, ...

Chmiel, Carey win Section II cross country titles

Chmiel, Carey win Section II cross country titles

November 4, 2016

One streak barely stayed intact at the Section II cross country championships Friday at Saratoga Spa State Park, while another one was snapped. The Saratoga ...

Union football returns from bye week

Union football returns from bye week

October 22, 2016

The Union football team’s bye week came at the perfect time for the players. It was a chance for the players to relax, heal some ...

New fighting rules has AHL enforcers on guard

New fighting rules has AHL enforcers on guard

October 20, 2016

There was a time when pro hockey teams employed players for the sole purpose of being the resident goon — or, if you prefer, enforcer. ...

Devils off to hot start

Devils off to hot start

October 16, 2016

In the first six seasons since moving the franchise from Lowell, Mass., the Albany Devils never started a season winning their first two games. In ...

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