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:
- Jan 12, 2021 - Shen’s multi-champion Federice headed to state soccer hall of fame
- Jan 8, 2021 - Lasorda left his mark on Schenectady before putting together a Hall of Fame managerial career
- Jan 7, 2021 - Suburban Council gymnasts will compete with COVID-19 protocols in place
- Jan 5, 2021 - Schenectady girls’ bowling team competes once, yet gets a win and a loss
- Jan 5, 2021 - Damiano sets Section II gymnastics record at fundraising meet
- Jan 4, 2021 - Amsterdam, Broadalbin-Perth bowlers compete side by side, sort of
- Jan 1, 2021 - Big rewards for Section II girls as basketball avenues increase
- Dec 31, 2020 - Schalmont bowler Squires starts season with 300 game
- Dec 30, 2020 - Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake volleyball star Rzeszotarski commits to Colgate
- Dec 28, 2020 - Clark named CEO of Saratoga Regional YMCA