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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:


Many area football teams experiencing reversal of fortunes

Many area football teams experiencing reversal of fortunes

September 28, 2016

Terry Jones had just completed the first practice with his revamped football team on a warm August morning. “Our goals are always the same,” the ...

Section II mourns death of longtime Bishop Maginn football coach

Section II mourns death of longtime Bishop Maginn football coach

September 26, 2016

Joe Grasso, who did great things with small numbers in a long run at the head of Bishop Maginn’s football program, passed away unexpectedly Sunday ...

Skirmish mars Albany's win over Schenectady

Skirmish mars Albany's win over Schenectady

September 25, 2016

Albany notched a football win at Schenectady Saturday that could have been so much sweeter. For the Patriots, it was a setback that became that ...

Deguire sparks Mohonasen football win

Deguire sparks Mohonasen football win

September 24, 2016

Mohonasen had things well in hand when Green Tech tried a late onside kick in an attempt to gain one final possession. Ryan Deguire emerged ...

Great high school fall performances

Great high school fall performances

September 22, 2016

Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons boys’ soccer coach Joe Masi began to worry after Schoharie connected for two unanswered goals in the second half of Monday’s Western ...

A new tradition grows: Schenectady vs. Albany day football

A new tradition grows: Schenectady vs. Albany day football

September 22, 2016

A new tradition could be unfolding between the Schenectady and Albany high school football teams that are set to meet Saturday afternoon at Larry Mulvaney ...

Scotia field hockey improving just in time

Scotia field hockey improving just in time

September 19, 2016

Overtime was over, at least on the clock. On the field, play went on — a quirk in field hockey rules that mandate a penalty ...

For Mechanicville and new head football coach, a matter of trust

For Mechanicville and new head football coach, a matter of trust

September 17, 2016

First-year Mechanicville coach Erik Smith had four reasons — as in the number of interceptions his quarterback had thrown — to play it conservatively late ...

CBA football seeks sixth straight win

CBA football seeks sixth straight win

September 16, 2016

It was for pride more than anything else when Christian Brothers Academy beat Albany last fall for its only Class AA Empire Division win. “All ...

Impressive individual efforts don't guarantee victories

Impressive individual efforts don't guarantee victories

September 14, 2016

Schalmont senior Cameron Brooks gained two yards on his initial carry in last Friday’s Class B crossover football game against visiting Glens Falls. On his ...

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