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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:


Union QB Cioffi could be lost for season

Union QB Cioffi could be lost for season

August 24, 2016

The Union College football team opened training camp with 10 quarterbacks on its roster — but the one new head coach Jeff Behrman may have ...

Ronan returns to Union hockey as assistant coach

Ronan returns to Union hockey as assistant coach

August 24, 2016

As a volunteer assistant coach with the Union men’s hockey team in 2013-14, John Ronan didn’t earn a paycheck, but was rewarded with an NCAA ...

New Union football coach ready to handle pressure

New Union football coach ready to handle pressure

August 17, 2016

The last seven months have been a whirlwind for new Union head football coach Jeff Behrman. Since he was named to replace John Audino on ...

ValleyCats to host 2017 New York-Penn League All-Star Game

ValleyCats to host 2017 New York-Penn League All-Star Game

August 16, 2016

The New York-Penn League All-Star Game is coming back to Joseph L. Bruno Stadium. The league announced Tuesday that the Tri-City ValleyCats will host the ...

Union women's hockey coach loads up with goaltenders

Union women's hockey coach loads up with goaltenders

August 9, 2016

Three goalies will try to replace Melissa Black when the Union College women’s hockey team begins its 2016-17 season in September. New head coach Josh ...

Broadcasting: Watson leaving TWC for job with athletic association

July 27, 2016

Time Warner Cable news sportscaster Chris Watson is turning in his microphone and camera for a chance to have a 9-to-5 job. Watson was named ...

Hockey: Union assistant taking job at Quinnipiac

Hockey: Union assistant taking job at Quinnipiac

July 27, 2016

Associate head coach Joe Dumais played a major role in helping the Union College hockey team reach the NCAA Frozen Four twice and winning the ...

Guilderland grad named top NBA play-by-play man

Guilderland grad named top NBA play-by-play man

July 14, 2016

Marc Kestecher has gotten the opportunity to work with Hall of Fame-caliber announcers during his time either hosting the NBA on ESPN Radio or calling ...

Union goalie Black transfers to Vermont

Union goalie Black transfers to Vermont

July 7, 2016

Goalie Melissa Black was undoubtedly the best player on a Union College women’s hockey team that failed to win a game last season. In her ...

Union women's hockey will have some early home cooking

July 7, 2016

It’s tough to tell what game new Union College women’s hockey head coach Josh Sciba is excited about. He’s thrilled for the Dutchwomen’s season opener ...

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