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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.

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    2015 Super 16 Countdown Rankings

    See how your team stacks up in the Super 16 Countdown rankings.

  • Super 16 Team #8: Old Forge Blue Devils

    Old Forge won the Super Team #1 Title in 2013.   Last Season, the Blue Devils won 12 straight games and the District Two ‘A’ Championship before they ran into Dominic Bragalone of South Williamsport.  Old Forge will be big favorites to capture another District Title, and maybe much more…

  • Super 16 Team #11: Berwick Bulldogs

    The Berwick Bulldogs made it to the District Two ‘AAA’ Title game last season despite a rash of injuries.  The Dawgs return a nice balance of size on the line, and speed in the backfield.  Some solid underclassmen are ready to make their mark, maybe as early as this season.

  • Bloomsburg Huskies football

    Bloomsburg made another trip to the NCAA Divison 3 football playoffs last season.  The Huskies a considerable amount of talent but they are still the pre-season choice in the PSAC East poll.  QB Tim Kelly is a four year starter.  Hazleton’s Chad Hoffman has emerged as a quality receiver and the line is solid.  

  • Super 16 team #12: Scranton Prep

    The Scranton Prep Cavaliers evolved from a running team in 2012-13, to a passing team last season behind Quarterback Nick Solfanelli and a bevy of receivers.  This season, the Cavaliers offensive line and Running Back Dustin Weckel should provide for a more balanced attack.

  • Lake-Lehman football

    Lake-Lehman begins the season just outside the Super 16 Countdown.  Penn State recruit Connor McGovern anchors a very large offensive line.  Joey Vigil is a big playmaker at WR/RB.  Smashmouth football puts substance over style in the Black Knights black and blue attack.

  • Super 16 Team #13: Shikellamy Braves

    Shikellamy returns seven starters on each side of the ball from a squad that went 6-4 last season.   QB Christian Schlegel is a legit leader, and the offensive line is more experienced than last season.

  • Super 16 Team #14: Crestwood Comets

    Crestwood is coming off the best season in school history with 12 consecutive wins at the District Two ‘AAA’ Title.  A lot of talent graduated, but the Comets now have momentum and a few key players on their side.

  • Montoursville football preps

    Montoursville football coach J.C. Keefer has several playmakers back from a team that won a District 4 Title last season.  Keefer is hoping for more consistent effort this season from his team, and from himself.

  • Schuylkill Haven football

    Schuylkill Haven won the Super 16 #1 trophy in 1991 and 2008.  The Hurricanes are a couple of years away from having another dynamite team, now is the time to start building the foundation.

  • Mahanoy Area football

      Mahanoy Area made the District Eleven playoffs for the first time in 15 seasons last year.  The Golden Bears have the skill players to reach that goal in 2015.

  • Dunmore and Old Forge re-load

    Dunmore (2014, 2012) and Old Forge (2013) won the last three Super 16 Football Countdown.  The Bucks need some rebuilding on, their bread and butter, the Offensive line while the Blue Devils are strong, tackle to tackle, in the trenches.


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