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
  • Scranton Prep vs Wallenpaupack girls soccer

    Wallenpaupack welcomed Scranton Prep in Lackawanna League Girls Soccer.  Lady Buckhorns bounced back from two losses last week to win 2-0 and improve on 8-2 this season.

  • Selinsgrove Coach Cathy Keiser 600 wins

    Earlier this month, Selinsgrove girls soccer Coach Cathy Keiser recorded her 600th career win.  Keiser says the wins and Titles are nice, but the lessons are the reason to be coaching in her 34th season.

  • Super 16: 2017 Football Countdown Rankings

    Super 16 Weekly Rankings Tune into Newswatch 16 weeknights at 6 p.m.  & 11 p.m., beginning August 15, as we reveal this season’s Super 16 Football Countdown Rankings. Then, check back each Monday night throughout the season to see the latest Super 16 rankings. Newswatch 16 Sports, ScoreStream and YOU are teaming up once again this football season! Share live score updates, photos, videos and more!  Cheer for your team, chat with other fans and now you can share photos […]

  • Western Wayne football

    Western Wayne is off to a 4-0 start to the HS Football Season. The Wildcats have a winnable game at Tunkhannock on Friday, but tough games against Scranton Prep, North Pocono and Valley View loom ahead.

  • Katie Dammer Cross Country runner

    Abington Heights Senior Katie Dammer looks to improve on her 6th place finish at the State ‘AAA’ Cross Country Championships. Dammer still has two months to round into top form.

  • Cross Country at Honesdale

    It was a warm, mid-September afternoon as Honesdale hosted a cluster Cross Country Meet. Kyle Burke of Abington Heights won the boys race, while Katie Dammer, also of Abington Heights, won the girls race.

  • Gildan ‘AAA’ Championship Game preview

    The SWB RailRiders are hosting the Gildan ‘AAA’ Championship Game.  Durham and Memphis will decide the Title, but in advance the front office is using the game as a opportunity to Rise Up Against Cancer.

  • Hazleton Area football preps

    With an exciting win against Wyoming Valley West sandwiched in between tough losses to Berwick and Williamsport, Hazleton Area has been very competitive this season.  The Cougars hope to ignite the running game against Abington Heights and even their record at 2-2.

  • Lake-Lehman vs GAR

    Lake-Lehman played GAR in a Thursday night HSFB game.  Black Knights rolled to a 50-12 victory.

  • Danville Cross Country

    Danville hosted a five school Cross Country Meet. Girls  and Boys were all running 3.1 miles.  Jersey Shore Senior Isaac Davis won the boys race in a blistering 16:34, while Warrior Run Freshman Lauren Tripani held off four Danville runners to win on the girls side in 19:25.

  • Frank Sheptock Takes The (2-0) Bulldogs To Wyoming Area On Friday Night

    Berwick lost Quarterback Jared Marshman to a broken ankle in the summer, but they haven’t lost a game through the first two weeks. The Defense carried the Bulldogs past Hazleton Area and Dallas with Wyoming Area ahead in week three.

  • Central Columbia football

    Central Columbia is of to a 2-0 start with wins over Mifflinburg and Lewisburg.  The Blue Jays visit 2-0 Towanda this week and still have games against Super 16 Teams, Danville, South Williamsport and Southern Columbia.