Articles by Jim Schiltz

Tom Abele was a star fullback and linebacker for Niskayuna's 8-0 team in 1960. (Photo provided)

With Abele, Niskayuna was perfect

Tom Abele’s reputation as a standout fullback was already established when he began his senior season at Niskayuna High School in 1960. Silver Warriors coach Don Boothe took full advantage of that as an unbeaten campaign unfolded. “Deceivingly fast,” Schenectady…