Courtney’s career at WNEP started off when she interned in the Sports Department in the Spring of 2005. Then in June 2006, she was hired as an editor working behind the scenes and then filled in as a photographer helping out with breaking news or sporting events. Courtney’s goal of becoming a sports reporter started when she took over the sports feature Inside Track in 2008. Since then, she helps out covering all kinds of sporting events from HS football and basketball to the NASCAR races at Pocono.

Growing up in Susquehanna County, an alum of Mountain View High School, Courtney has a passion for local sports in Northeastern PA and understands how important it is for viewers to be able to see their school and kids in the highlights each night. It is always a great feeling when viewers tell you how much they appreciate WNEP and it makes you want to work harder for them!

Courtney has always been a big fan of sports but besides being a racing fan, she’s a huge Philadelphia Eagles fan! It makes for great camaraderie with the other members of the Sports Department (Jim Coles loves the NY Giants; and Sharla, being from Texas, is a Cowboys fan, but luckily Steve keeps it in PA too!)

If you want to get in touch with Courtney or have a story idea, you can email her at

Recent Articles
  • Luke Rarig and Jahvel Hemphill

    The Heartland Conference has two elite sprinters in Bloomsburg Sophomore Jahvel Hemphill and Southern Columbia Senior Luke Rarig.  Hemphill is a blur coming out of the starting gates in the 100 meter, while Rarig is coming off a slow start due to an major knee injury during football season.  Both, are running ahead of the pack right now, with Districts coming up Saturday and States the following weekend.

  • Penguins vs Crunch Game 1

    Syracuse won 3 of the 4 meetings with the Penguins during the regular season, and all four games were decided by one goal.  Now the stakes are higher with Game 1, Round 1, of the Calder Cup Playoffs.

  • Penn State Football’s Spring Start

    “I think this year we’re so much more comfortable what we’re doing and understanding the expectations that we’re going to be able to focus on us more now and not worry about outside factors, whatever they may have been in the past. Really, just focusing on us making sure that we’re becoming the best team that we can be and I think if that happens, all the rest will take care of itself,” said quarterback Christian Hackenberg. Where Penn State […]

  • United Sports Academy’s Top Tumblers

    The gymnasts in this room all have incredible talent and spend 12-20 hours a week training to be world class athletes. United Sports Academy in Dunmore has a long history of molding students into decorated gymnasts. “It takes a special kid. Not everybody is born to be a gymnast. It’s cultivated and sometimes there is potential and talent but it’s what they do with that talent,” said coach Mia DeAntonio. Two level 8 gymnasts stand out for different reasons… 14 […]

  • Holy Redeemer Prepares for Neumann-Goretti in Semifinals

      Holy Redeemer is back where they were in the ‘AA’ semi-finals. The Lady Royals took care of Saint Basil 39-29 in the quarterfinals last Friday and also received a real good look at tomorrow’s opponent, Neumann-Goretti.  The #1 team in the country, according to USA Today, slipped past Dunmore 64-61.  It was a great effort by the Lady Bucks, one that the Royals can emulate.

  • Old Forge Prepares for Portage in Semifinals

    Old Forge is trying to make a return appearance to the ‘A’ Girls’ State Championship game, but first they need to get past the #4 seed from District 6, Portage. The Lady Blue Devils lost ten games during the regular season, but here they are in semi-finals for the second straight season.

  • St. John Neumann vs Constitution basketball

    St. John Neumann took on the reigning ‘AA’ State Champs from Constitution in a Class ‘A’ boys quarterfinal game from Hamburg HS. The Knights were off to a good start with quickness from Ra-Quan Mars and Kevin Anderson, but too many turnovers and fouls led Saint John Neumann to their demise.  Constitution moves on with the 83-45 win.

  • Boys State Swimming Championships

    Sometime after 8pm, the ‘AA’ boys took over the pool at Bucknell. Boys 500 free… Two guys from our area in the final heat… Lewisburg’s Adon Shapiro finished 6th, Central Columbia’s Hunter Krum 7th. 100 freestyle James Orzolek, the senior from Bloomsburg bouncing back from the preliminaries when he barely reached the finals. Orzolek finishing 5’th with a time of 47.49 seconds. Boys 100 breaststroke, Noah Crawford, also from Bloomsburg, wins the gold medal.  Crawford beating the field with a […]

  • Girls State Swimming Championships

    PIAA State championship swimming was held at Bucknell University. 100 Backstroke…  Caitlin Foley form Lewisburg finishing with a solid third place in a time of 57.55 seconds. Fine time for Foley. 400-freestyle relay…. The girls from Dallas with two freshman among the four legs, ended up 5’th with a time of 3:40.74. Kaylin Augustine, Abby Zolner, Lauren Finnegan, and Annalise Cheshire getting it done. Central Columbia girls team finished 7th. Good times, and better times ahead with the Dallas freshman […]

  • Scranton Prep v. Archbishop Wood Girls’ 2nd Round States

    Scranton Prep had a tough time with Archbishop Wood.  Wood got off to a fast start, but Jess Genco led the Classics with a strong second quarter and were trailing 22-13 at halftime.  Archbishop Wood handled the second half and won 45-28.

  • Honesdale v. Merion Mercy Girls 2nd Round of States

    The Lady Hornets took the lead very early against Merion Mercy.  Katie Miller and Natasha Hessling played fierce on both side of the ball and led Honesdale to a 49-29 win and a trip to the State Quarterfinals.

  • Pittston Area v. North Penn Girl’s ‘AAAA’ State Playoffs

    In ‘AAAA’ girls,  Pittston Area had a challenge with North Penn. The Lady Patriots were trailing but not quitting. Unfortunately, Isra Ye and company were too much, as North Penn got the win, 53-37.


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