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
  • Selinsgrove Quarterback Logan Leiby

    Selinsgrove Senior Quarterback Logan Leiby threw for 400 yards and five Touchdowns, in the first half, against Milton last week.  Leiby has school records in completions and yardage and is three TD’s short of Cory Briggs for the school record in that department.  Finally, Logan is within 500 yards of the District IV record for yards (6956) held by Montoursville’s Brycen Mussina set last year.

  • SWB RailRiders clinch, celebrate, and await

    The SWB RailRiders won their 3rd straight International league North Title, and their 9th in the last 12 seasons last night. Another Clubhouse Celebration was in order, but not before Manager Al Pedrique gave notice that more is in store.

  • Scranton Prep football

    Scranton Prep has some experienced players on the line, and Running Back Matt Gilmartin to grind out the first downs.  But, Junior Quarterback Leo O’Boyle showed some promise in the Cavaliers 50-0 win over Abington Heights in week one.

  • SWB Railriders Clinch International League North Title

    They won the ‘AAA’ Championship last season, and they are hoping they will have the opportunity with the Gildan National Championship game being held at PNC Field on September 19th.  The RailRiders clinched the International League North Title with a 5-3 win over Rochester.  The team celebrated in the raucous clubhouse after the win.

  • Scranton football

    Scranton won a wild 58-48 season opener over Wyoming Valley West as Rheyse Green rushed for over 250 yards scored five Touchdowns, one on a fumble recovery for a score.  The Knights enter the Super 16 Countdown as #13 this week.

  • King’s football preview

    King’s Coach Jeff Knarr is ready for his 9th season at the helm of the Monarchs.  Zach Whitehead is back after throwing for 2,832 yards and 19 TD’s last season.  The Monarchs are picked 5th in the MAC pre-season poll, and open up their season Thursday night at home vs Moravian.

  • Wilkes football preview

    Wilkes is coming off 3-7, but Head Coach Trey Brown has some weapons at his disposal.  Garrett Armstrong is a pre-season All American at Tight End, and QB Jose Tabora returns.  The Colonels open up play Sept. 2nd at Muhlenburg.

  • Jackman Memorial Golf

    Troy Kelleher the Abington Heights Junior shot a two under par 70, to win the Jackman Memorial Golf Tournament.  Nate Trout and Alex Pillar of Wallenpaupack finished tied for second after shooting 75’s.

  • Super 16 Team #2: Dunmore Bucks

    Dunmore lost their top three Running Backs from a team that went 13-1 a year ago.  What does Dunmore have back is the entire line, a dominant defense, QB Gavin Darcy, and back from injury WR Noah O’Malley.  13 wins to start the season isn’t out of the question, once the Bucks find a Running Back or two.

  • Super 16: Team #4 Jersey Shore Bulldogs

    Jersey Shore came on strong last season with  a Junior oriented squad.  The Bulldogs jelled behind Quarterback Elijah Shemory and the District IV ‘AAAA’ Championship.  All but one starter is back, so the Bulldogs will be barking all season, with Selinsgrove being their likely talent, once again, in the District Title game.

  • North Pocono Football Preview

    Led By Linebackers J.C. Gaughan and Brett Butler North Pocono has a Championship caliber defense.  If they can find some playmakers around Junior QB Donny Blaine, the Trojans could repeat as District Champs.

  • Pittston Area Football Preview

    After a winless 2015 season, Pittston Area showed modest improvement by going 2-8 last season.  The Patriots have an experienced Senior class who believe anything less than a five hundred record will be disapointing this season.