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Schiltz, Jim

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Phone: 518-395-3143

Employee Since: January 3, 1985

Sports Reporter

Biography:

Jim covers a variety of beats, including football, volleyball, swimming, field hockey, basketball, baseball, lacrosse and softball, and has covered the summer Empire State Games since 1987. He attended Guilderland High School before completing his education at Morrisville College and SUNY Oswego, majoring in Journalism Technology and Communications. He served as a disc jockey and station manager at the Morrisville's radio station and a sportswriter and later sports editor for Oswego's newspaper. He joined Gazette shortly after college as a clerk and began covering high school sports regularly in 1988. Jim is married and has no children, but four cats. He enjoys painting in his free time.

Jim's Recent Articles:


A look back at Hall of Fame inductee DiCaprio

A look back at Hall of Fame inductee DiCaprio

July 25, 2016

Richard “Rit” DiCaprio thought he was in big trouble that day when, as an eighth-grader at McKinley Junior High School in Schenectady, he was called ...

Schalmont's Willis heading to National Junior Olympic Track and Field Championships

Schalmont's Willis heading to National Junior Olympic Track and Field Championships

July 24, 2016

Schalmont Middle School student Sean Willis has qualified in the discus and shot put for next week’s National Junior Olympic Track and Field Championships at ...

Siblings ready for Ironman Lake Placid

Siblings ready for Ironman Lake Placid

July 23, 2016

Rebecca Weiderman remembers the moment she crossed the finish line of her first full triathlon. “Best feeling on the planet,” the 48-year-old Johnstown resident said. ...

Shen top sports program in state

Shen top sports program in state

July 19, 2016

Led by its state title-winning baseball team and runner-up girls’ basketball team, Shenendehowa has repeated as the top overall scoring high school in the Kerr ...

Platek commits to North Carolina

Platek commits to North Carolina

July 19, 2016

Former Guilderland basketball star Andrew Platek has given the University of North Carolina a verbal commitment, and will join the Tar Heels and Hall of ...

C-R AD Wotherspoon retiring

C-R AD Wotherspoon retiring

July 2, 2016

Dale Wotherspoon is a self-professed football, basketball and baseball guy. He played the three sports in high school, coached them all at different times, and ...

Area high schools football coaches addressing head injuries

Area high schools football coaches addressing head injuries

July 1, 2016

Dozens of Section II schools have given a thumbs up to USA Football’s Heads Up Coaching Education Program that was endorsed back in May by ...

Toohey takes over Ballston Spa football

Toohey takes over Ballston Spa football

June 30, 2016

Ray Toohey has a different label and some different ideas for Ballston Spa’s varsity football team. “Everybody has their way of doing things,” The Scotties’ ...

Scotia-Glenville football coach Kevin Warren steps down

Scotia-Glenville football coach Kevin Warren steps down

June 28, 2016

Kevin Warren’s run as Scotia-Glenville’s varsity football coach may have been relatively brief, but in those five years, his Tartans broke down so many barriers. ...

Fort Plain won big by playing small ball

Fort Plain won big by playing small ball

June 20, 2016

Winning pretty wasn’t Fort Plain’s thing. Just winning was. “We had six guy who could pitch, and we always seemed to find a way to ...

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