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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
  • Meet Kyle Lasher, The Dunmore Running Back Whose Deafness Doesn’t Slow Him Down

    Dunmore Sophomore Running Back/Defensive Tackle Kyle Lasher is celebrating the Bucks District Two ‘AA’ Championship even if he isn’t hearing the cheers.  With help from ‘Assistant Coach’ Nora Foley, Kyle is able to connect with his teammates and fans with a few signs.   A contributor and an interpreter are doing more for Dunmore.

  • Bucknell prepares for Villanova

    After a loss to #24 Michigan the Bucknell Bison visit #12 Villanova tonight.   The Wildcats will bring full-court defensive pressure against a young Bucknell team.

  • Deanna Klingman University of Scranton Head Coach

    After 34 seasons and a NCAA D3 record 815 wins Mike Strong stepped down as the University of Scranton’s Women’s Basketball Coach two months ago.  Enter Deanna Klingman who in 1985 led the Lady Royals to the D3 National Championship and won Player of the Year honors.  Deanna was an Assistant Coach under Strong for nine seasons.  Now, it is Deanna’s turn to run the program she helped lift to national prominence.

  • Old Forge defense getting ready for South Williamsport

    Old Forge has allowed 30 points all season.  South Williamsport RB Dominic Bragalone has 55 Touchdown’s this season.  Something has to give when the Blue Devils ‘D’ goes up against the State’s leading rusher Friday night at Loyalsock High School.

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    Super 16 Countdown: Weekly Football Rankings

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

  • Northwest Area football preps

    Northwest Area lost two straight games to begin the season, the second one to Dunmore by a 35-6 score.  The Rangers won nine consecutive games to put themselves into the District 2 Class ‘A’ Title game against the Bucks.

  • Berwick to battle Crestwood

    Berwick lost to Crestwood 28-20 in the season opener.  Since then the Bulldogs have eight different starters as they try to turn the tables on the Comets in the District 2, ‘AAA’ Title game.

  • Montoursville meets Southern Columbia

    An up and coming Montoursville team meets powerhouse Southern Columbia in Friday’s D4 ‘AA’ semi-final.   Warriors Head Coach J.C. Keefer is excited about the opportunity for his young team to prove themselves again.

  • Loyalsock loyal to QB Kyle Datres

    Loyalsock meets Towanda in the District Four ‘AA’ semi-finals.  Lancers Head Coach Justin Van Fleet talked about his QB Kyle Datres.

  • Dunmore prepares for Northwest Area

    The Dunmore Bucks began their ten game winning streak with a 35-6 win over Northwest back in week two.  The Bucks haven’t lost since then, neither has the Rangers.  Friday night in ‘Bucktown’ will decide the D2 ‘AA’ Title.

  • North Schuylkill ready for NW Lehigh

    North Schuylkill lost to Northwestern Lehigh in the District 11 playoffs last season by one point.  The Spartans haven’t lost since, winning eleven straight heading into Friday’s District 11 ‘AA’ Title game.  Head Coach Wally Hall talks about his team and their ‘Spartan’ approach to the season.

  • Lackawanna Trail prepares for rematch with Susquehanna

    Susquehanna upset Lackawanna Trail in Week Eight of the football season.  But, the Lions hope to take of business against the Sabres tomorrow night.


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