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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
  • NASCAR Drivers Say Hello to Pocono

    The ‘Tricky Triangle’ is tough on novices and veterans alike.  Sharla McBride caught up the biggest names in the sport as they get ready for a weekend in the Poconos.

  • Bloomsburg falls to Neumann-Goretti 1-0

    Colton Hock pitched brilliantly once again, but Bloomsburg season comes to an end after a 1-0 loss to Neumann-Goretti.  The only run of the game was scored on a wild pitch in the 3′rd inning.

  • Berwick edged by Lansdale Catholic

    Berwick scores 18 runs in their first round State Playoff game.  But, the Lady Bulldogs had their bats silenced by Lansdale Catholic.  The final score was 2-1.   Sara Berlin drove in Berwick’s lone run with an rbi 2B in the 6′th.

  • Canton runs into Devon Prep

    Canton won’t be back in the Class ‘A’ State Title game this season.  The Warriors were dumped by Devon Prep by a 12-1 score.

  • Loyalsock vs. Notre Dame GP In “AA” Baseball

    The defending State Champs from Loyalsock tried to keep their repeat dreams alive as they played Notre Dame Green Pond at Pine Grove.

  • Tamaqua rallies past Jersey Shore in ‘AAA’ baseball

    Tamaqua and Jersey Shore were locked up in a tight, tense quarterfinal game in the State ‘AAA” playoffs.  Brett Kosciolek hit a two run, two out, two run 2B in the B-7′th to provide a thrilling 4-3 win for the Blue Raiders

  • Minersville moves on to Q-finals

    The Minersville softball team hammered Halifax 12-2 in five innings to advance to Monday’s semi-finals. Emily Mealey ripped a two run 2B in the first inning.  Maura Bentz added a 2 run 2B moments later. Minersville is looking for their 8′th State Title in softball since 1980.

  • Britni Phillips-Running With A Cause

    Britni Phillips-Running With A Cause

    Bloomsburg high-school senior Britni Phillips starts her summer track and field training at Bloomsburg University with her coach Tom Hughes. In August Phillips begins her college career in Ohio at Kent State leaving behind a senior season packed with a state championship triple jump of 37 feet 7 inches and another medal a 5th place in the girl’s AA 100 hurdles. “It was a very emotional weekend. Once we knew I won the crowd went wild-my coach practically jumped over […]

  • Central Columbia goes extra to win!

    Central Columbia edged Holy Cross 5-4 in eight innings in a first round State Softball game at Bloomsburg University. Emily McCracken had the game-winning single for the Lady Blue Jays.

  • Bloomsburg Baseball Beats Lakeland

    The Bloomsburg Panthers defeated the Lakeland Chiefs in the PIAA state baseball playoffs to capture the program’s first state playoff victory ever! Bloomsburg won 8-3, thanks to a strong performance by Stanford University-bound, Colton Hock. Bloomsburg’s state quarterfinal game will be this Thursday.

  • South Williamsport Beats Old Forge

    The Lady Mounties defeated Old Forge, 5-3 in 8 innings, to advance in the PIAA state softball playoffs. South Williamsport took a 2-0 lead in the top of the first . Then the Lady Blue Devils rallied and took a 3-2 lead in the 5th inning. But an extra innings effort by South Williamsport, has ended Old Forge’s season.

  • Hazleton Loses in the First Round of States

    The Lady Cougars lost 2-0, to Lower Dauphin in the first round of the PIAA state softball playoffs. Hazleton kept it scoreless for the first few innings, but couldn’t hold off Lower Dauphin for long, and came up short in the diamond.