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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
  • When King’s Beat Coach K.

    Duke University basketball Coach Mike Krzyzewski picked up career win #1,000 on Sunday when the Blue Devils rallied past St. John’s.  During his days at Army and Duke, Coach K has a losing record against 10 schools.  One of those is King’s College.  On January 17, 1976, the Monarchs defeated the Black Knights, 73-63. After Coach K became the first coach in men’s college basketball to reach 1000 career wins, I caught up with two former King’s players who were […]

  • Crain out, Ruby back as RailRiders G.M.

    In a stunning late morning conference call the new owners of the Scranton Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (SWB Investors LLC) made a major front office move as  RailRiders President and G.M. Rob Crain announced that he will step down in that role. Jeremy Ruby, the teams’ Executive VP of Operations, will take over the G.M. role on interim basis for the 2015 season. Ruby, who has been with the team in a variety of roles for 15 years including a stint as […]

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    Super 16 Basketball Countdown 2015 Week Four

    See how your team stacks up in the Super 16 Basketball Countdown!

  • Schuylkill League swimming

    Blue Mountain won the Schuylkill League girls swimming title on Thursday, while Pottsville held off Blue Mountain for the boys crown.

  • Pottsville basketball

    Pottsville rolled off 16 wins to remain our #1 in the Super 16 Basketball Countdown.  Head Coach Dave Mullaney is happy with the way the Crimson Tide is playing on both ends of the court.

  • Holy Cross Coach earns 400 wins

    Holy Cross Head Coach Al Callejas won his 400’th game as the Crusaders edged Mid Valley in overtime to clinch the Lackawanna League first half Division III first half title.  After 23 seasons of coaching, Callejas had a lot of people to thank.

  • Penguins look to break skid

    The Penguins winless streak reached six straight games as they hosted St. John’s.  The Penguins were looking to get back into first place in the AHL’s East Division by picking up two points with a win.  AHL All-Star Tom Kostopoulos and Birthday Boy Bobby Farnham scored first period goals.  Conor Sheary added two goals as the Penguins prevailed 5-1.

  • Valley View vs Western Wayne wrestling

    Western Wayne hadn’t lost a Lackawanna League Division II wrestling dual since 2009.   The Wildcats visited Valley View in a battle of two teams 6-0 in league play.  It was also Pin Cancer night, so a good cause and a good night for wrestling.  Western Wayne trailed 34-15 but dominated the final four weight classes to extend their streak with a 39-34 win.

  • King’s vs Misericordia mens basketball

    Misericordia began the night one game behind Delaware Valley and a game ahead of King’s in the MAC Freedom Division.   The Cougars hosted the Monarchs in a key game in the MAC standings.  Joe Busacca scored 19 points as Miz rolled 70-41.

  • Scranton Prep Basketball preview

    On Sunday Scranton Prep travels to Parkland H.S. for a big matchup against state power Roman Catholic. Cavaliers Head Coach Andrew Kettel talked about what this game means for his program.

  • Phillies finding their way

    The aging Philadelphia Phillies were 16 games under .500 in each of their last two seasons.  The two World Series trips in 2008-09 seem like a long way away.  Assistant Director of Phillies player development Steve Noworyta says the Phils want to explore the International Market, maybe even Cuba to find some athletic, young talent to an old team.

  • Mid Valley vs Holy Cross preview

    Tomorrow night on WNEP2 Mid Valley vists Holy Cross with the Lackawanna League D3 first half title at stake.  Mid Valley Sr. guard Jason Kenny, and Holy Cross Sr. guard Rob Torre talked about the challenge of this key game.


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