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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
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    Hazleton Area vs Crestwood girls basketball

    Joe Gavio has his Hazleton Area Lady Cougars playing excellent ball in the tough Wyoming Valley Conference.  Crestwood is coming off a loss to Pittston Area and we looking to bounce back at home against their rivals from Crestwood.  Lady Cougars 27 points from Mackenzie Yori to crush the Comets 64-39.

  • Riverside vs Holy Cross boys basketball

    Riverside upset Holy Cross in overtime in the first meeting this season.   This time the Crusaders were home for the Vikings. Holy Cross used a big run in the 2nd quarter to pull to their halftime lead. They held on for the 61-53 win at home on Thursday night.

  • Honesdale vs Scranton Prep girls basketball

    #3 Scranton Prep and Honesdale came into second half play with just one loss on the season in girl’s basketball.   The two Lackawanna League juggernauts met at Prep. The Classics used a 14-1 run in the 2nd quarter to pull away from the visiting Lady Hornets to post a 55-46 win on Thursday night.

  • Lake-Lehman vs Meyers

    Wyoming Valley Conference foes Meyers and Lake-Lehman faced off in H.S. wrestling.  In front of a packed house the Mohawks win 51-21 to win the Conference D2 Title.

  • Central Columbia vs Lewisburg boys basketball

    Lewisburg rolled off a seven game winning streak before and after a loss to Loyalsock.  The Green Dragons looking to go 15-1 with a win at home against Central Columbia.  Jr. Sam Allen scored 24 as Lewisburg rolled 71-40.

  • Lehigh at Bucknell NCAA basketball

    Bucknell looked to stay in first place in the Patriot League with a home tilt against Lehigh.  Dave Paulsen had the Bison shooting for their 6’th straight win!   Freshman Zach Thomas scored 18 points off the bench as Bucknell came from 16 points down in the second half to win 68-62.

  • Towanda vs Wyalusing wrestling

    Top seeded Wyalusing Valley hosted Towanda in the opening match of the District 4 ‘AA’ wrestling duals.  Wyalusing wins out 57-11.  The Rams will host Troy in round two.  More on the Wyalusing siblings on Thursday.

  • Wilkes vs King’s Men’s college basketball

    The River Street rivals King’s and Wilkes hooked up in men’s basketball at the Marts Center.  The Colonels hung on to win 59-54 to improve to 4-3 in the MAC Freedom Division.

  • Scranton Prep guard Jess Genco

    Tricia Bryne was the starting point guard for the Scranton Prep girls basketball team for the previous four seasons.  Bryne took her talents to Holy Cross, but the Classics had a classic comeback when they handed the reigns over to Sr. Jess Genco.

  • Scranton Prep boys basketball

    Scranton Prep gave state power Roman Catholic all it could handle  on Sunday.  The 3’rd ranked Cavaliers looked to get back to Lackawanna League action by hosting Scranton.  In the first week of January the Knights gave the Cavaliers a game losing by four.  This time it was Prep by 40, 72-32 the final score.

  • Crestwood vs Pittston Area girls basketball

    Pittston Area won 15 of their first 16 games in girls basketball.  The 7’th ranked Lady Patriots hoped to stay hot on a cold night against Crestwood. Pittston Area beat Crestwood, 59-39.

  • Dunmore vs Mid Valley boys basketball

    Mid Valley lost the Lackawanna League D3 first half title with an overtime loss to Holy Cross last week. The Spartans began second half play against a Dunmore team that beat the Crusaders earlier last week. Dunmore beat Mid Valley 44-38.


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