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:
- Jul 26, 2021 - Schiltz: Sportswriting career full of fond memories
- Jul 24, 2021 - World Series champ Hayes sends positive message at BH-BL baseball tournament
- Jul 22, 2021 - Niskayuna rower Schmidt makes national junior team that will compete on world stage
- Jul 20, 2021 - Former Yankee Charlie Hayes to appear at BH-BL youth baseball tournament
- Jul 19, 2021 - Basketball recruit Benton reunites rivals from the past
- Jul 16, 2021 - CBA graduate Zebrowski drafted by Atlanta Braves after putting up huge numbers at St. John Fisher
- Jul 15, 2021 - Sky’s the Limit Track Club eyes AAU meet in Texas
- Jul 5, 2021 - Section II pitchers Arceneaux, West, Carpenter make state softball hall of fame
- Jul 2, 2021 - Saratoga Springs runners set national record in relay
- Jun 25, 2021 - Geniti gets Nexus invite as part of big week for Capital Region field hockey