I have been with The Daily Gazette since 1985, with a focus on high school sports since 1988. Have also covered colleges, recreation sports, Empire State Games.
Graduated from Guilderland High School, Morrisville and Oswego and earned degrees in Journalism Technology and Communications.
Played football and lacrosse at Guilderland. Played baseball throughout my youth starting in the old Altamont Little League. Played for many years on Gazette softball team.
Favorite pro teams: New York Mets, Miami Dolphins, Boston Celtics, New York Rangers.
I enjoy cats, history, painting and crafting, movie comedies, all kinds of music from old country to heavy metal.
Recent articles by Jim Schiltz:
- Aug 4, 2020 - Construction nearly complete on 3 new Saratoga Springs HS athletic facilities
- Aug 9, 2020 - Shaker RB Wiggs is drawing interest from colleges
- Aug 4, 2020 - Schools opening an encouraging sign for fall sports
- Aug 6, 2020 - State issues new high school wrestling weight classes
- Aug 7, 2020 - State modifies pitch count rules for school baseball
- Aug 3, 2020 - Amid uncertainty, Section II hoping for 10-game football schedule, but area playoffs ‘up in the air’
- Jul 8, 2020 - High school athletes worried about fall sports season
- Jul 10, 2020 - Try your hand at disc golf Saturday in Saratoga Springs
- Jul 9, 2020 - Niskayuna baseball’s Sam Falace commits to Pittsburgh
- Jul 5, 2020 - NYSPHSAA COVID-19 Task Force has more work left to do