School Closings And Delays

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
  • Battle of the Valley preview

    The inaugural ‘Battle of the Valley’ takes place at Wilkes University’s Marts Center Monday Night. It’s a girls/boys doubleheader with the Wyoming Valley Conference All Stars taking on the best seniors in the Lackawanna League.

  • Hazleton Area boys basketball preview

    Hazleton Area had a delay of a few days, but they are ready to lace them up against Lincoln in the ‘AAAAAA’ State semifinals Saturday at Freedom HS.

  • Mid Valley softball preview

    Mid Valley went 24-2 in softball last season.  The Spartanettes season ended with a loss to Pine Grove Area in the ‘AAA’ semifinals was only a springboard for a team that is deep in pitching, this spring.

  • Holy Cross waits

    Holy Cross, like Hazleton Area, will have to wait two nights to play in the State semifinals.  The Crusaders will play Constitution Thursday night, with the ‘AA’ Finals set for Friday at 2pm.

  • Dunmore girls basketball summary

    Dunmore finished at 28-2 in girls basketball. The Lady Bucks were our last girls team standings and advance one win shy of Hershey.

  • Lourdes Regional reacts to trip to boys ‘A’ state title game

    With a dominant 25 point win over Faith Christian, Lourdes Regional is celebrating a trip to the Boys ‘A’ State Title game against Kennedy Catholic Thursday in Hershey.

  • Abington Heights enjoys overtime win

    Abington Heights shook off a crazy, final second of regulation where the Comets saw Bonner Prendergast make three free throws to tie the game.  The Friars, though missed the final free throw and one last three pointer.  In the end, The Comets won 56-51 in OT.

  • Dunmore vs Neumann-Goretti girls ‘AAA” basketball

    Dunmore dealt with three-time defending State Champion Neumann-Goretti in the girls ‘AAA’ semifinals.  Lady Bucks finished 27-2 after falling 66-42.  Victoria Toomey led Dunmore with 18 points.

  • Lourdes Regional vs Faith Christian Boys Basketball

    Lourdes Regional, from District IV, took on Faith Christian in the boys ‘A’ state semifinals.  Red Raiders took a quick lead, extended it in the middle and dominated 63-38 to become the first Schuylkill League boys team since Schuylkill Haven 21 years ago to advance to the State Finals.

  • Abington Heights vs Bonner Prendergast boys basketball

    After a 20 point win over Northeastern, Abington Heights hooked up with Bonner Prendergast in the boys ‘AAAAA’ semifinals. The Comets had the game won in regulation after a missed three sealed an apparent victory.  But, the Abington Heights fans were assessed a two shot Technical foul for throwing Hershey Kisses on the court with one second left.  The Friars made both Technical foul shots, but only made the first of the two Free Throws they shot after the Comets […]

  • Benefit for Boyer

    The Scranton Chapter of the PIAA Officials is having a fundraiser for Marty Boyer, a wrestling and football official who is battling Cancer. The benefit will take place at the Clarks Summit Fire Company, Saturday, March 24 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tickets cost $25 and include food and drink. There will be a silent auction for sports memorabilia.

  • Pocono Mountain West vs Hazleton Area boys basketball

    Pocono Mountain West played Hazleton Area in the boys ‘AAAAAA’ basketball playoffs.  Cougars explode late for a 69-50 win.