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
  • Track and Field Championship Day one

    Seth Grove Stadium at Shippensburg University was the place to be for the first day of the State Track and Field Championships.  The weather was cool, the action was red hot. LAKE LEHMAN WINS PRE LIM IN 3200 BOYS AA JAVELIN, DUNMORE GAVIN DARCY GOLD 199′ 6″ GIRLS AAA SHOT PAYDEN MONTANA OF BERWICK FIRST. 47-3. EMILY JOHNS OF LAKE LEHMAN SILVER DISCUS 142′ 8″ GIRLS ‘AA’ 100 HURDLES SYLA WILSON SUSQUEHANNA 15:19 BOYS ‘AAA’ TRIPLE JUMP KY’RON HARBON THIRD […]

  • Pennsylvania Women’s Open round one

    Valley Country Club in Sugarloaf Twp. hosted the Pennsylvania Women’s Open.  None of the 75 golfers broke par at the par 71 course, which sets up well for a tight leaderboard headed into Saturday’s final round.  Kristy McPherson has a one stroke lead over four golfers after shooting even par.

  • Zain Retherford: Penn State Wrestler

    Former Benton HS wrestler Zain Retherford was back at his Alma Mater after leading Penn State to another National Championship.  Retherford also won his second straight NCAA individual Championship and won the ‘Hodge Trophy’ given to the top collegiate wrestler in the country.

  • Crestwood comeback in Lacrosse

    Crestwood made a late comeback and defeated Wyoming Seminary 11-10 in 2OT for the District Two Lacrosse title.  That was big for the Comets and the growing sport in NEPA.

  • Tunkhannock vs Dallas baseball

    Dallas dealt with Tunkhannock with the D2 ‘AAAA’ baseball semifinals.   Dallas 7-2.

  • Crestwood vs Wyoming Seminary Lacrosse

    Crestwood played Wyoming Seminary in the D2 Boys Lacrosse playoffs.  Comets rallied to win in 2OT 11-10.

  • Lake-Lehman vs Wyoming Seminary Lacrosse

    Lake-Lehman and Wyoming Seminary met in the D2 girls lacrosse playoff game.  Sem won the District Title by a 13-9 score.

  • Berwick vs Valley View baseball

    Valley View battled Berwick in the D2 ‘AAAA’ baseball semifinals.  Cougars won 6-0 to advance to Sunday’s final.

  • Zain Retherford returns to Benton

    Zain Retherford won State Wrestling Championship at Line Mountain and at Benton HS.  Since then Retherford has multiple individual and team National Championships at Penn State.  Retherford returned to Benton as part of their May-Day celebration.

  • Berwick vs Holy Redeemer volleyball

    Holy Redeemer swept Berwick in straight sets in the District 2 ‘AA’ volleyball semifinals.

  • North Pocono vs Abington Heights volleyball

    North Pocono defeated Abington Heights, 3-0, in the District 2 Class ‘AA’ volleyball semifinals.

  • GAR vs Meyers softball

    GAR visited Meyers in a District 2 softball playoff game.  Lady Mohawks won 16-6.