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Schott, Ken

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Phone: 518-395-3159

Employee Since: August 27, 1990

Sports Reporter

Biography:

Ken has been a sportswriter for nearly 30 years, the last 23 at The Daily Gazette. He is in his 22nd year covering college hockey for The Gazette and is recognized as one of the top college hockey writers in the country. Ken was named the inaugural winner of the ECAC Hockey Media Award in 1998. He has also served on the Hobey Baker Award selection committee (1999-2001). He talks college hockey every Thursday from 11:05-11:30 a.m. during the season on "Big Board Radio Sports with Rodger Wyland" on radio station WOFX (980 AM). Ken also writes the popular "Behind the Broadcast" column that appears every Saturday. He has also covered minor league baseball for The Gazette. Ken began his career during his junior year at York College in Pennsylvania, working for the York Daily Record. Ken started the paper's regular coverage of the AHL's Hershey Bears in 1985. He also covered the Eastern League's Harrisburg Senators and wrote a TV/radio column.
Read his blog "Parting Schotts" on dailygazette.com.


Ken's Recent Articles:


Coaches not happy with proposed OT rule change

Coaches not happy with proposed OT rule change

June 19, 2016

While pro and junior hockey leagues in North America have gone to 4-on-4 or 3-on-3 to decide overtime games in the regular season, NCAA hockey ...

NHL announcer, Glens Falls native Strader diagnosed with cancer

NHL announcer, Glens Falls native Strader diagnosed with cancer

June 14, 2016

Dallas Stars play-by-play announcer and Glens Falls native Dave Strader is in for a tough fight. The Stars announced Monday that the 61-year-old Strader has ...

Union hockey to open 2016-17 season at Michigan

Union hockey to open 2016-17 season at Michigan

June 2, 2016

Union College hockey fans won’t see much of the Dutchmen in October, nor will they see very many non-league home games this season. The Dutchmen ...

Broadcasting: Hulse jumps to FOX Sports 980

Broadcasting: Hulse jumps to FOX Sports 980

June 1, 2016

Tred Hulse has been a fixture on 99.5 The River (WRVE-FM) for 16 years. For the last six years, he has helped people make their ...

Gostisbehere's power-play talent will be key in World Cup of Hockey

Gostisbehere's power-play talent will be key in World Cup of Hockey

May 31, 2016

As associate general manager for the World Cup of Hockey’s Team North America, Chicago Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman was well aware what former Union ...

UPDATE: Wyland's talk show leaving WOFX-AM for WTMM-FM

UPDATE: Wyland's talk show leaving WOFX-AM for WTMM-FM

May 23, 2016

Townsquare Media had been talking with Rodger Wyland off and on for a while about the possibility of moving his long-running “Big Board Sports” talk ...

NCAA Baseball: Union won't be awed by surroundings this time

May 17, 2016

Union College baseball coach Paul Mound vividly remembers the Dutchmen’s last NCAA Div­ision III baseball tournament appearance two years ago. It didn’t go so well. ...

Broadcasting: Cady leaving WPTR for Time Warner job

Broadcasting: Cady leaving WPTR for Time Warner job

May 14, 2016

A job opportunity that suddenly came up with Time Warner Cable was something that Brian Cady couldn’t pass up. Cady, host of the sportstalk show ...

Colgate assistant named women's hockey coach at Union

Colgate assistant named women's hockey coach at Union

May 14, 2016

Josh Sciba has a monumental task in front of him taking over the Union College women’s hockey team. He said he’s ready for that challenge ...

Sciba named Union women's hockey coach

Sciba named Union women's hockey coach

May 13, 2016

The Union College women's hockey team looked two hours west in Hamilton to find its new head coach. Colgate women's hockey assistant coach Josh Sciba ...

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