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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:


Union football seeks to end three losing streaks at once

Union football seeks to end three losing streaks at once

September 24, 2016

The Union College football team already snapped one losing streak this season when they ended a 12-game slide with its 28-13 win over Western Connecticut ...

Broadcasting: Familiar faces popping up in different places

Broadcasting: Familiar faces popping up in different places

September 22, 2016

On Tuesday, CBS6 (WRGB) sports director Doug Sherman announced he was leaving the station after 21 years to join ESPN full time as a play-by-play ...

Sherman leaving WRGB for full-time job at ESPN

Sherman leaving WRGB for full-time job at ESPN

September 20, 2016

After 21 years serving as the sports director at CBS6 (WRGB), Doug Sherman is heading to ESPN full time. The 49-year-old Sherman announced Tuesday that ...

Union picked in middle of the pack of ECAC Hockey

Union picked in middle of the pack of ECAC Hockey

September 20, 2016

Summer is coming to an end, which means the start of the college hockey season is right around the corner. The 12 ECAC Hockey coaches ...

Union, RPI picked to finish in middle of ECAC Hockey standings

Union, RPI picked to finish in middle of ECAC Hockey standings

September 19, 2016

The ECAC Hockey coaches and the media believe Union and RPI will be in the middle of the pack this season. It’s just they have ...

Once a linebacker, Union's punter still a defensive weapon

Once a linebacker, Union's punter still a defensive weapon

September 16, 2016

When Union football player Tyler Barnes attended the Kent School in Kent, Conn., he started his prep football career as an outside linebacker. But one ...

Niskayuna man wins title of greatest Yankees fan

Niskayuna man wins title of greatest Yankees fan

September 14, 2016

How big of a New York Yankees fan is Niskayuna native Phil Sidoti? When he got married, there were nine members in the wedding party, ...

Dutchmen defense starts season strong

Dutchmen defense starts season strong

September 10, 2016

While the Union offense struggled through an 0-10 2015, the Dutchmen’s defense . . . wasn’t much better. The Dutchmen allowed 35 points a game. They surrendered ...

Wolf out at The Team

Wolf out at The Team

September 7, 2016

Five months after trying his hand at sports talk, Bob “Wolf” Wohlfeld is out at ESPN Radio 104.5 The Team (WTMM-FM). Wohlfeld, best known for ...

Broadcasting: Farkas takes job with Vermont station

September 4, 2016

Brady Farkas is changing radio teams, and states, too. The 2008 Shenendehowa High School graduate is leaving ESPN Radio 104.5 The Team (WTMM-FM) to become ...

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