Jim joined WNEP-TV as a part-time member of its sports department in 1989. Soon afterward he was hired full-time. In April, 2005 he was named main sports anchor.

Before a career in television Jim spent 9 years in radio at WSCR/WILK. “Colsey”is a life-long resident of Lackawanna County. Jim graduated from North Pocono and Penn State University. He married Valerie in 1988 and has a daughter named Melanie. Jim enjoys playing basketball, softball and golf. If he wasn’t in sports Jim would have been a history teacher. Jim enjoys reading biographies and anything involving history

Favorite sports moments: Pete Giftopoulus interception giving Penn State their 2’nd National Championship. Chris Chambliss’ home run in 1976 ALCS putting NY Yankees in World Series. Scott Norwood…wide right…NY Giants win Super Bowl XXV.


Recent Articles
  • 83rd annual Dream Game

    The longest continuous running HS football All Star game in the country was held at John Henzes/Veterans Memorial Stadium in Peckille.  The City faced the County in the Dream Game.  Colin McCreary of Abington Heights threw three Touchdown passes to lead the County to a 27-12 win.

  • City team ready for Dream Game

    The 83 annual Dream Game takes place Wednesday at John Henzes/Veterans Memorial Stadium on Peckville.  City QB Jacob Watts from Scranton plays one last game before going to I.U.P.  Dunmore running back Colin Holmes will also play for the City, but this will be his final football game before heading to West Chester.

  • Dream Game Walck and Sottile

    The County Team should be able to put some points up against a good County squad in the 83rd annual Dream Game.  Western Wayne QB Scott Walck will utilize play maker Nick Sottile of Riverside to good use.

  • Jake Ryan City squad QB

    Jake Ryan’s family has played in the Dream Game over several generations.  The Scranton Prep graduate joins Scranton’s Jacob Watts as the QB’s for the City Team.  Ryan will plays the game and then continue his career and education at James Madison University.

  • David Akers Kicking Camp

    Former Philadelphia Eagles kicker David Akers had a long, successful, career in the NFL.  The six-time Pro Bowler and a member of the NFL All Decade Team for the 2000s, stopped by Stroudsburg HS for a busy afternoon of kicking.  A crowd of 200 strong came to the day long camp to gets tips from one of the best to every play the game.

  • Colin McCreary Dream Game preps

    Colin McCreary did just about everything at Abington Heights.  The top notch Placekicker, was also a strong Wide Receiver, and more than a, stop gap, Quarterback.  Of course, Colin’s best sport was baseball which he will play at Monmouth University, along with, hopefully, some football.  McCreary’s multiple skills will be on display for the 83rd Dream Game July 19 at Valley View.

  • Whitey Williams on Brett Veach, KC Chiefs GM

    On Monday, the Kansas City Chiefs named former Mt. Carmel Area football star, Brett Veach as their new GM.  Our Coaches’ Corner colleague, Dave ‘Whitey’ Williams talked about Veach’s roots at Mt. Carmel Area which included State Championships with the Red Tornadoes when Brett was running the ball, and Williams was calling the shots from the sidelines.

  • Brett Veach KC Chiefs new GM

    Former Mt. Carmel Area Running Back Brett Veach was named the GM of the NFL’S Kansas City Chiefs.  Veach, who was the 1996 Small School State player of the year with Mt. Carmel was the Co-Director of player personnel for the Chiefs before replacing John Dorsey as GM.  Brett worked with current Kansas City Head Coach Andy Reid when Reid was the Head Coach in Philadelphia.  Veach was an assistant coach and scout in Philadelphia before joining Reid, again, in […]

  • Brady Lail RailRiders pitcher

    Brady Lail, RailRiders Pitcher, talked about how the roster changes, but the wins do not for Scranton Wilkes-Barre.  RailRiders enter the final weekend before the All Star Break with a 1.5 game lead on Lehigh Valley in the I.L. North.

  • Cito Culver on RailRiders winning ways

    A good chunk of talent was promoted to New York, but the SWB RailiRiders keep on winning.  Infielder Cito Culver, a former first round pick says there is still promise and potential on the horizon.

  • SWB RailRiders Manager Al Pedrique

    50 roster moves over the two weeks included some major talent making their Major League Debut.  But, through it all the SWB RailRiders are winning, now a season high 20 games over five hundred ball.  Manager Al Pedrique talked about the promotions, and promise with more talent on the way from Trenton.

  • Williamsport Crosscutters youth

    Half the players on the Williamsport Crosscutters roster are teenagers.  With that youth movement comes an experience that will bring experience and hopefully Major League talent.