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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
  • North Pocono football

    The last time North Pocono finished in the Super 16 Countdown was 2009.  The young Trojans hope to contend in the Lackawanna Football Conference this season.  It’s just the matter of playing consistent football for four quarters.

  • Lehighton football preps

    Lehighton Head Coach Tom McCarroll had his Indians taking it lightly on the first full day of football practice on one of the hottest days of the year.

  • Minersville Football

    Minersville has a young, but improving football team for this season.  Sophomore QB Kei’dre Taylor has more moves than a jitterbug.   Coach Pat Mason explains.

  • Scranton Prep connection to Penn State

    Three former Scranton Prep star lineman are now supplying depth at Penn State.  The road to ‘Happy Valley’ actually began with ‘Purple and Gold’.

  • District Four Football

    Loyalsock, Lewisburg, Southern Columbia and Montoursville will all vie for the District 4 ‘AA’ Title this season.  The teams all are ready to prove it all night.

  • Lizzie Spindler to Binghamton

    Riverside Junior Lizzie Spindler announced she will attend Binghamton University to play basketball for the Lady Bearcats.  But, Binghamton will have to wait two seasons before Spindler can spin her way north.

  • Anthracite Football League

    North Schuylkill returns QB Bobby Grigas and WR Tevin Murray, Marian Catholic has RB K.J. Snerr and Lehighton has FB/LB Wyatt Clements.   It is tight at the top as we preview the Anthracite League.

  • Lackawanna Football Conference 2015 Preview

    The Lackawanna Football Conference Division One will be a very competitive league this season.  Scranton Prep might the slight favorite with LB Tyler Stafursky, and OL Corey Christian providing strength and experience.  But, most of the Coaches expect several teams to give the Cavaliers a run for their money.


    FIGHT4VETS is an outdoor boxing card featuring almost a dozen bouts on August 22’nd at the Vault Tap and Kitchen in Scranton’s West Side.  All proceeds with benefit the Gino Merli Veteran’s Center Resident Welfare Fund.   The boxing will be held from 3-6, with a band playing in the ring following the ‘Main Event.’   A good day, for an excellent cause.

  • WBS Knights Hockey Main Camp

    The Wilkes-Barre Knights are preparing to begin their first season in the NAHL which is a Tier2 Junior Hockey Program.   The Main Camp goes on all weekend at the Revolution Ice Center near Pittston, but it is invitation only.  Some elite hockey players from Russia, Canada, Japan and, yes, USA are trying to impress and make the team.

  • Penn State Media Day

    Penn state finished last season strong with an overtime win over Boston College in the Pinstripe Bowl.  The Nittany Lions return experience at several key spots, including coaching.  QB Christian Hackenberg talking about the importance of continuity.  RB Akeel Lynch praised his QB, while the defense is hoping to improve on a unit that finished #2 in the country in Total Defense last season.

  • District 4 Media Day

    District 4  should be very competitive in High School Football this season.   Selinsgrove edged Jersey Shore for the ‘AAA’ Title last season.  The Seals will be favored again.  Montoursville defeated Loyalsock for the Class ‘AA’ Crown last year.  The Warriors and Lancers will be in the hunt along with Southern Columbia this season.   South Williamsport rolled to the Class ‘A’ Championship last season, but the Mounties were hit hard by graduation.  Media Day gave us our first look at […]


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