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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
  • Nanticoke vs Valley View Softball

    Nanticoke visited Valley View in a District Two ‘AAA’ semi-final softball game.  Jenna Lipowski ripped an early home run, winning pitcher Leandra Ramos knocked in two runs with a 3B as Nanticoke wins 9-1.

  • Wyoming Valley West baseball

    Wyoming Valley West whipped Wallenpaupack 14-0 in a District Two baseball playoff game.  The Spartans will have a much tougher foe, when they play Hazleton Area Monday at PNC Field for the ‘AAAA’ Title.

  • Berwick vs Wyoming Area softball

    Wyoming Area welcomed Berwick in a District Two softball semi-final game.  The Lady Warriors scored in the first inning on a RBI 2b by Emily Wolfgang.  But, Berwick shutdown their opponent the rest of the way to win 2-1 in nine innings. +

  • PIAA Track and Field Championships Day One

    It was the first day of the State Track and Field Championships down at Seth Grove Stadium in Shippensburg.  It was a big day, especially for the girls from our area. Beginning with prelims… First 110 hurdles.. Cassidy Jenkins of Lakeland ran a 14.75… Second fastest going into semis. AA Boys 110 hurdles… Luke Rarig of Southern and Tyler Burger from Northwest Area tied for fastest 110 with 14.79 to move on to the next round. AA boys 100m dash.. […]

  • Mid Valley Vs Hanover Area baseball

    Hanover Area looked to keep their pitching pitch perfect as they hosted Mid Valley in a District Two ‘AA’ semi-final game.  Hawkeyes extend their scoreless streak in the playoffs to 23 consecutive innings in their 1-0 win over the Spartans.

  • RailRiders Masahiro Tanaka

    The RailRiders got a boost for their Starting Rotation and their attendance when NY Yankees Ace Masahiro Tanaka made a re-hab start at PNC Field.  Tanaka is on a pitch count and he tries to work his way back from a strained forearm.  Tanaka went three innings, allowed no runs on two hits.  The RailRiders won 4-3 in ten.

  • Valley View vs Wyoming Area baseball

    Valley View edged Wyoming Area 2-1 in a District Two baseball playoff game.  The Cougars move on to Monday’s ‘AAA’ Title game which will be played Monday at PNC Field.

  • Penn State Football Coach James Franklin

    Wilkes-Barre was the only local stop on the Penn State Caravan this spring.  Nittany Lions Head Football Coach James Franklin sat down with WNEP TV for his thoughts on the past, present, and future of PSU.

  • Wyoming Area vs North Pocono softball

    Wyoming Area welcomed North Pocono in a District Two softball playoff game.  Lady Trojans scored in the first, but Wyoming Area won it 5-1.  They will host Berwick in Thursday’s semi-finals.

  • Wallenpaupack vs Wyoming Valley West

    Wyoming Valley West welcomed Wallenpaupack in a District Two AAAA baseball playoff game.  The Spartans put a 14-0 whipping on the Buckhorns to advance to the District Two AAAA Title game Monday against Hazleton Area.

  • Hazleton Area vs Scranton

    Hazleton Area used a big nine run 3’rd inning to sink Scranton 10-0 in D2 ‘AAAA’ baseball action.  Dante Biasi tossed a five inning no-hitter for the win.

  • Holy Redeemer vs Nanticoke volleyball

    Top seeded Holy Redeemer took on 4’th seed Nanticoke in the District Two boys Volleyball semi-finals.  After a slow start, the Royals look ready to defend their throne with a straight set victory over the Trojans.  Next up, another set of Trojans-North Pocono at Dallas Thursday Night for the D2 Title.


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