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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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    Super 16 FINAL Countdown

    See which area team tops the list this week in the Super 16 Countdown.

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    Mike Viti: ‘A Walk for Heroes’

    VIRGINIA — It was April 26, near Seattle, Washington when former Army Football captain and U.S. Army Rifle Platoon Leader, Mike Viti began his trek down the Pacific Northwest, though the length of California, across the desert, around the Louisiana bayous and up the eastern seaboard.   Every kilometer walked in memory of every service member who paid the ultimate price in the War on Terror. “The genesis of it all, I think, comes from service background,” began Mike. “Wanting […]

  • South Williamsport vs Bishop Guilfoyle

    South Williamsport headed by record-breaking Running Back Dominick Bragalone took on favored Bishop Guilfoyle in the State ‘AA’ Semi-Finals.  Bragalone scored three touchdowns to break the state single-season mark with 67 TD’s but the Mounties came up just short in a 28-21 final.

  • Penguins prepare for big weekend

    The Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguin hope to remain in first place in the AHL’s East Division with a trio of games against their rivals.   The Penguins are home Friday against Lehigh Valley and Saturday night versus Hershey, before a short road trip to Hershey on Sunday.

  • Marywood Women’s Basketball

    The Marywood Women’s Basketball team ran their record to 3-2 with a dominant 73-41 win over Rosemont.  Danielle Terranella (Mid Valley), Nora Joyce (West Scranton), and Ashley Murray (Dunmore) supplied some local firepower for the Lady Pacers.

  • Marywood Men’s Basketball

    The Marywood Pacers improved to 4-1 on the season with a 79-64 win over Baptist Bible.  Freshman Connor Callejas (Holy Cross) ran the point position well as the Pacers finished off the Defenders with a 22-3 run beginning at the midway point of the second half.

  • Lewisburg Green Dragons basketball

    Lewisburg won 23 games last season and the District IV Double ‘AA’ Title before the Green Dragons were upset by Mid Valley in the first round of States.  This season Lewisburg will be one of the best teams in one of the best small school conferences in the State.    John Vaji Head Coach of the Green Dragons agreed that the league is full of great coaches and players.  “Like you said a lot respect.  I mean, I think we as […]

  • Keiser’s Comeback

    Ryan Keiser overcame many obstacles at Penn State.  The former walk-on started the past two seasons at Safety and was a Co-Captain on the Nittany Lions special teams.  In November, Keiser suffered a freak  rib injury that led to an intestinal infection.   But, Ryan was out of the hospital and into the pre-game introductions on Senior Day with his family and football friends supporting him every step of the way.

  • South Williamsport prepares for Q-finals

    South Williamsport blanked Old Forge 40-0 in the First Round of the State Football Playoffs.  The Mounties are getting ready for pass-happy Pius X this week.

  • Selinsgrove’s football coach resigns

    Dave Hess, who coached Selinsgrove to a 16-0 record and the State ‘AAA’ Title in 2009 resigned after seven seasons on the job.  Hess, replaced Bill Scott after serving as an assistant coach for many years at Selinsgrove.  Hess said it was time for someone with more energy to take over the reigns.  Dave guided  Selinsgrove to the District 4 ‘AAA’ Title two weeks ago.

  • Montoursville moving on to States

    Montoursville hung on to defeat Loyalsock 21-19 to win the D4 ‘AA’ Title last week.  The Warriors need to put that win quickly behind them as they welcome Wyomissing at Shamokin Saturday at 1pm in the State quarterfinals.

  • J.C. Show Bucknell Basketball

    A very young Bison Bucknell Basketball team began it’s season looking for scorers and leaders.  Freshman J.C. Show from Abington Heights is already stepping forward in  that regard.  Show the Pennsylvania Gatorade Player of the Year last season is taking those tentative steps from High School star to College contributor. ‘He’s going through some of the Freshman learning curve in terms of taking care of the ball, working defensively” said Bucknell Head Coach Dave Paulsen.  Dave enthused, “But the thing […]


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